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USA candidates in tight race in hotly contested OH election

USA candidates in tight race in hotly contested OH election Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D-N.Y.) on Tuesday suggested that President TrumpDonald John TrumpLeBron James to produce documentary series "Shut Up and Dribble" for Showtime Rosie O'Donnell leads anti-Trump Broadway sing-along at the White House Study warns of looming potential for runaway global warming MORE is helping Democrats with some of his endorsements, saying "an angel gets its wings" ... [Full Article...]

Boris Johnson told to apologise for burka jibe

Boris Johnson told to apologise for burka jibe She said her fellow Muslim women are not "a convenient political football to be used by old Etonians". Junior foreign minister Alistair Burt told the BBC: "I would never have made such a comment, I think there is a degree of offence in that, absolutely right". [Full Article...]

Mollie Tibbetts investigators following ‘hundreds’ of leads, authorities say

Mollie Tibbetts investigators following ‘hundreds’ of leads, authorities say So far, investigators have not confirmed or denied information regarding the SUV but they made it clear that most information and tips in the case are not being disclosed at this time. Her father, Rob Tibbetts, said he believes the reward will incentivize someone to come forward. He says the organization has shared more than 200 anonymous tips with law enforcement since Monday. [Full Article...]

16 people injured by softball-sized hail at Colorado zoo

Crews are working to assess and clean up the damage from a major hail storm that moved through the Pikes Peak region on Monday afternoon at about 3:00 p.m. "All of us got cut", Hobson said. There are widespread reports of damage to soldiers' vehicles at Fort Carson as the hail fell. Jenny Koch, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo's marketing director, tells The Denver Post that two vultures and a duck wer... [Full Article...]

Women raped left, right, centre: SC slams Bihar over shelter home abuse

Women raped left, right, centre: SC slams Bihar over shelter home abuse Only 24 of the 42 girls who were officially registered with the non-governmental organization Ma Vindhyawasini Mahila Prakishan Evam Samaj Sewa Sansthan and Girl Child Protection House were found at the home when police raided it after hearing the girl's account. [Full Article...]

Canada says it wants NAFTA talks to be concluded quickly

Canada says it wants NAFTA talks to be concluded quickly Canada wants negotiations to renew the trilateral NAFTA trade pact to be concluded as quickly as possible, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Saturday, amid signs of progress after months of delays. Media outlets reported Friday that Guajardo predicted there was a very good chance the US and Mexico could sort out their bilateral NAFTA differences next week. [Full Article...]

Largest wildfire in California history

Largest wildfire in California history Firefighters predict they'll fully contain the Mendocino Complex fire by August 15. After a day of hot, dry winds fueled by a high-pressure system on Monday, progress was made on the smaller River Fire , as fire personnel reached 78 percent containment on the 48,920-acre blaze as of 7 a.m. [Full Article...]

Osinbajo sacks DG DSS, Lawal Daura, with immediate effect

Osinbajo sacks DG DSS, Lawal Daura, with immediate effect The notice of Daura's sack was contained in a statement by the spokesman of the Osinbajo, Laolu Akande , on Tuesday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Acting President had directed the termination of the appointment of the director-general with immediate effect. [Full Article...]

Frankfurt airport reopens after evacuation on security slip

Frankfurt airport reopens after evacuation on security slip The family were later found, questioned and allowed to travel on. German airliner Lufthansa, which has its main hub at the airport, said it was working on a new flight plan and would update passengers as soon as possible. Part of Frankfurt International Airport in Germany being evacuated. Federal police spokesman Reza Ahmari: "An unauthorised person has come in an air security control in the s... [Full Article...]

Aging Headbangers Escape Nursing Home To Hit Heavy Metal Festival

Aging Headbangers Escape Nursing Home To Hit Heavy Metal Festival According to the German news service Deutsche Welle , the nursing home alerted police after they noticed the two men were missing. "They were then taken to the medical tent on the festival site and were sent back by taxi at around 6:30 a.m.", Berndt told The Washington Post on Monday. [Full Article...]

Longtime Manafort deputy Rick Gates admits embezzlement

Longtime Manafort deputy Rick Gates admits embezzlement The high-powered political consultant is facing 18 counts and a maximum 305-year prison sentence if the Eastern Virginia jury finds him guilty. His testimony is important for prosecutors: The federal judge in the trial, U.S. Gates told jurors that he siphoned off the money without Manafort's knowledge by filing false expense reports . "Were you involved in criminal activity when you worked fo... [Full Article...]

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf announces Imran Khan as PM candidate

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf announces Imran Khan as PM candidate Responding to a question, he said according to unofficial results, PTI candidates had won in more than 10 constituencies whose results had been withheld. There are eight Punjab Assembly constituencies whose results were expected to be withheld by the ECP due to cases pending before courts. Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday has made a decision to halt election results of 32 nat... [Full Article...]

Karunanidhi, crusader for social justice, dies

Karunanidhi, crusader for social justice, dies A large number of DMK supporters thronged the hospital. According to the statement released by Dr Aravindan Selvaraj, the Executive Director of Kauvery Hospital in Chennai at 6:30 PM on Monday, the next 24 hours are crucial and will determine the prognosis based on how he responds. [Full Article...]

Head of Syrian regime research centre killed in explosion: Monitor

Head of Syrian regime research centre killed in explosion: Monitor The pro-regime Al Watan newspaper confirmed the killing. Asber and his driver both died when the vehicle they were travelling in exploded late on Saturday, according to the UK-based monitor The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. An Israeli air strike targeted the centre on July 22, Syrian state media and the Observatory said. An Israeli government official declined to comment on reports of... [Full Article...]

Oman issues statement on Saudi-Canada stand-off

Oman issues statement on Saudi-Canada stand-off Late last week, Canadian officials began publicly pressing the Kingdom to release women's rights activists from around Saudi Arabia, who've been swept up and jailed as Mohammed bin Salman, the crown prince, consolidates his power and cracks down on dissenters. [Full Article...]

Couple jailed for sexual abuse, selling son to paedophiles online

Couple jailed for sexual abuse, selling son to paedophiles online A German court handed down lengthy jail sentences Tuesday to a couple for repeatedly sexually abusing their young son and selling him to paedophiles online, in a shocking case that raised pointed questions about the competence of child protection services. [Full Article...]

Video captures shark leaping from water with jaws open

Video captures shark leaping from water with jaws open MA state biologist Greg Skomal was standing on the pulpit of the research boat last week when the shark made the leap, according to the Boston Globe . The conservancy also recently shared a photo of a white shark swimming near some surfers off Lecount Hollow Beach in Wellfleet on Thursday. The team at the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries has seen a lot of great whites. [Full Article...]

Malaysia: Indonesia returns yacht at centre of graft probe

Malaysia: Indonesia returns yacht at centre of graft probe Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad thanked Indonesian President Joko Widodo, in a video posted on his Facebook page, for facilitating the yacht's handover. Najib, who has been questioned by Malaysian anti-graft officers and is barred from leaving the country, has denied any wrongdoing related to 1MDB. The government has said it plans to open the Equanimity to public viewing, before eve... [Full Article...]

Hiroshima Marks 73rd Anniversary Of Atomic Bombing

Hiroshima Marks 73rd Anniversary Of Atomic Bombing Now it is safe to say that no one wants a repeat of what happened at Hiroshima, plus given today's weapons, we imagine that the fallout would be considerably worse. It's a sunny summer morning in the city of Hiroshima, Japan. "In recent years, it has become evident that gaps exist among countries about ways to proceed with nuclear arms reduction", Abe told the ceremony, without directly referrin... [Full Article...]

1 reported dead after accident causes explosion near Bologna airport

1 reported dead after accident causes explosion near Bologna airport It took firefighters almost two hours to extinguish the fireball, which spread to vehicles parked in a nearby lot of a auto dealership. The three vehicles, covered by the blanketing smoke, were reduced to little more than ash by a massive explosion that swept across the motorway and could be heard throughout the city. [Full Article...]


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