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Man flies plane into own home after assaulting wife in nearby canyon

Man flies plane into own home after assaulting wife in nearby canyon Youd requested an officer escort him to his home so he could get his truck and some belongings around midnight. Within hours, Youd was taking off in the plane from the Spanish Fork-Springville Airport about 15 miles north of his house. The crash happened at a home on East Canyon Road at 2:38 a.m. Monday, KTLA sister station KSTU reported. Youd clipped a shed on the side of home, Sandoval said. [Full Article...]

Raised highway collapses in Italian city of Genoa

Raised highway collapses in Italian city of Genoa The Genoa ambulance service says there are dozens dead following the incident. Local police said the bridge collapsed during a severe downpour and violent storm. A bridge was constructed in 1960s as part of the A10 toll motorway. A witness told Sky Italia television he saw "eight or nine" vehicles on the bridge when it collapsed in what he said was an "apocalyptic scene". [Full Article...]

Italy refuses safe harbor to migrant ship, Spain also reluctant

Italy refuses safe harbor to migrant ship, Spain also reluctant On Sunday, SOS Mediterranee and MSF said the Libyan coastguard coordinated their rescue activities, but refused to tell them where they could take the migrants. The European Commission was in touch with several EU states and trying to help resolve the situation, a spokesman in Brussels said. Malta rejected any suggestion the Aquarius should dock in its ports, saying the latest rescue was mad... [Full Article...]

Auto crashes into security barriers outside Parliament: Armed police surround driver

Auto crashes into security barriers outside Parliament: Armed police surround driver The authorities have not stated whether the incident was terrorism-related or not. Dozens of armed police, ambulances and firefighters are on the scene after the emergency happened just after 7.30am on Tuesday, August 14. "Police drafting in more resources as we speak". The cordon is stretching significantly. The Houses of Parliament are surrounded with security barriers of steel and concrete. [Full Article...]

No place for white supremacy, racism, neo-Nazism in US: Ivanka

No place for white supremacy, racism, neo-Nazism in US: Ivanka Far-right groups are holding another rally Sunday, dubbed "Unite the Right 2", this time in the nation's capital. The violence culminated when a man plowed his auto into a crowd of counter-protesters, killing a woman named Heather Heyer and injuring 19. [Full Article...]

At least 100 security forces killed in fight for Afghan city

At least 100 security forces killed in fight for Afghan city But people escaping the city have described widespread destruction and bloodshed and Afghanistan's largest television station, Tolo News, broadcast shaky phone footage showing fires apparently raging across the blacked-out center. "Tactically, operationally and strategically, the Taliban achieved nothing with this failed attack except another eye-catching, but inconsequential headline", O'Donnel... [Full Article...]

Democrats' hopes to take US House could stumble in Minnesota

Democrats' hopes to take US House could stumble in Minnesota The declarations have raised real questions about whether Pelosi could secure the 218 votes needed on the House floor to become Speaker. Democrats held a California seat, while Democratic Rep. Meanwhile, 79% of independents said that Pelosi should be replaced, while 91% of Republicans said they should pick a new leader. "Democrats, please do not distance yourselves from Nancy Pelosi ", Trum... [Full Article...]

Benjamin Netanyahu condemns Jeremy Corbyn over Munich killers ceremony

Benjamin Netanyahu condemns Jeremy Corbyn over Munich killers ceremony But the paper determined, after visiting the site, that Corbyn was actually standing in a different part of the complex during the proceedings - close to the graves of high-ranking members of the group Black September, which murdered several Israeli athletes at the 1972 Olympics in Munich. [Full Article...]

Trump signs defense bill named for Sen. John McCain

Trump signs defense bill named for Sen. John McCain Trump and McCain are engaged in a long-running feud that dates to Trump's 2016 presidential run. "I don't want to get any messages saying, 'I am holding my position.' We are not holding a damned thing ... The bill retains language blocking USA government purchases and contracts with ZTE. "We are going to strengthen our military like never ever before and that's what we did". [Full Article...]

Former White House Adviser Says She Taped Inside Secret Situation Room

Last month, his legal team released a secretly recorded conversation between Cohen and Trump , in which they appeared to be discussing a payment to former Playboy model Karen McDougal, who claims she had an affair with Trump in 2006. The former Obama administration aide noted that Trump has "essentially mocked this ideal of a security culture". For example, Trump's former personal aide John McE... [Full Article...]

15,000 Canadians Living in ‘Safe Society’ in Saudi Arabia

15,000 Canadians Living in ‘Safe Society’ in Saudi Arabia Its Foreign Ministry counter-tweeted [.] Further, it issued a warning: "Any further step from the Canadian side in that direction will be considered as acknowledgment of our right to interfere in the Canadian domestic affairs". The United States could easily replace Saudi crude thanks to its growing production, Dwarkin said. "We continue to engage diplomatically, but as I've said, Canada will al... [Full Article...]

Hundreds Injured in Romania Protests as Emigrants Return to Fight Corruption

Hundreds Injured in Romania Protests as Emigrants Return to Fight Corruption Protest organisers demanded the government resign over recent legislation and measures that they say are tailor-made to advance the interests of corrupt politicians. The country's top anti-graft prosecutor Laura Codruta Kovesi was sacked in July, raising concern in Brussels. President Iohannis had been under extensive pressure from the PSD government to agree to her removal. [Full Article...]

Intense fighting in Afghan city Ghazni as Taliban presses

Intense fighting in Afghan city Ghazni as Taliban presses The attempt to capture it speaks to the confidence among the militants, even after 17 years of guerrilla warfare. There have so far been no reports of casualties but according to sources clashes between insurgents and security forces from the convoy are ongoing. [Full Article...]

Florida man charged with manslaughter in 'stand your ground' case

Florida man charged with manslaughter in 'stand your ground' case The case first gained national attention after the Pinellas County sheriff announced that Drejka would not be charged under the state's "stand your ground" law because he acted in self-defense. Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri originally declined to charge Drejka, saying one day after the shooting that the man was protected by Florida's stand-your-ground law. [Full Article...]

North Korea: President Moon to meet Kim Jong-un in Pyongyang

North Korea: President Moon to meet Kim Jong-un in Pyongyang Moon will be the third South Korean president to travel to the North Korean capital. Cho told reporters during a briefing on the outcome of the talks that the two sides discussed much about sanctions and possible cooperation "within the frame" of those restrictions. [Full Article...]

Trump revs up boycott of Harley-Davidsons

Trump revs up boycott of Harley-Davidsons US President Donald Trump , using Twitter again to criticise a company he once hailed as a "true American icon", gave his backing to Harley-Davidson motorcycle owners who may boycott the manufacturer if it moves some production out of the US. [Full Article...]

Supreme leader of Iran purges 'corrupt' bankers

Supreme leader of Iran purges 'corrupt' bankers The United States reimposed strict sanctions against Iran on Tuesday, with Trump threatening to penalize businesses from third countries that continue to operate in the Islamic Republic. But Ayatollah Khamenei criticised conservatives who called for Mr. Rouhani's resignation, saying they were inadvertently "playing into the hands of the enemy". [Full Article...]

Turkish central bank tries to contain currency crisis

Turkish central bank tries to contain currency crisis The lira recovered some of its losses after Berat Albayrak, the country's finance chief - and Mr Erdogan's son-in-law - said the government had readied an " action plan " to ease market concerns. The Nasdaq Composite gained 8.89 points, or 0.11 per cent, to 7,848.00 at the opening bell. Overnight, U.S. Treasury 10-year yields also dipped to the lowest in just over three weeks at 2.85 percent. [Full Article...]

Iran said to cancel visit by Iraq's prime minister

Iran said to cancel visit by Iraq's prime minister The US ambassador in London has urged Britain to back US President Donald Trump in pulling out of the Iran nuclear agreement, saying a united front is the best way to persuade Tehran to change its course. Accusing Iran of "squandering its money on proxy wars and malign activities overseas", US Ambassador Woody Johnson's op-ed in the Sunday Telegraph asked the UK to " use its considerable dip... [Full Article...]

Iran’s Khamenei blames mismanagement more than U.S. sanctions for economic woes

But Khamenei ruled out the possibility of war with the United States. The mismanagement is even worse than United States sanctions, he said. Trump reimposed the sanctions after pulling the United States out of an global accord that aims to curb Iran's nuclear programme. [Full Article...]


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