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Dallas officer mistakes neighbor's apartment for own, kills man: authorities

Star-Telegram media partner WFAA reported that the apartments are just two blocks from police headquarters. A police officer in Dallas fatally shot a man after mistakenly entering his apartment, thinking it was her own residence, police said. [Full Article...]

Ex-Trump advisor jailed in Russian Federation inquiry — George Papadopoulos

Ex-Trump advisor jailed in Russian Federation inquiry — George Papadopoulos After complaining during George Papadopoulos' sentencing hearing about President Trump's use of the term "witch hunt" to talk about the Russian Federation probe, the former Trump campaign aide's lawyer told reporters outside the courthouse that Trump's denial about the Russian Federation probe hurt Papadopoulos. [Full Article...]

Trump poised to tax an additional $200bn Chinese imports

The Trump administration has already slapped duties on US$ 50 billion of Chinese exports since July, which spurred immediate in-kind retaliation from Beijing. U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to the press aboard Air Force One on September 7, 2018. The $200 billion list, which includes some consumer products such as cameras and recording devices, luggage, handbags, tires and vacuum cleaner... [Full Article...]

Damascus says Israeli planes target military positions in Syria

Damascus says Israeli planes target military positions in Syria The official noted that they have been closely monitoring what the Israeli might do. The revelation about IDF missions in Syria came just hours after Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman stressed that the Jewish state would act to counter all Iranian threats "no matter where [they] come from". [Full Article...]

At least 20 dead in blasts at sports centre in Afghan capital

At least 20 dead in blasts at sports centre in Afghan capital Among those killed were two journalists from TOLOnews - Samim Faramarz and Ramiz Ahmadi. There was no immediate claim of responsibility but the blast occurred in Dasht-e-Barchi, an area where numerous mainly Shi'ite Hazara minority live. [Full Article...]

Dallas officer mistakes apartment for own, kills man

Dallas officer mistakes apartment for own, kills man It's not clear how the situation escalated, but at some point the officer fired her weapon and hit the man. The 26-year-old man who lived at the apartment, now identified as Botham Shem Jean , was shot at least once. Hall says the Texas Rangers will conduct an independent investigation. "Right now there are more questions than there are answers", Hall said. When asked if anyone else had w... [Full Article...]

Decontamination begins at Skripal house in Salisbury after novichok poisoning

Decontamination begins at Skripal house in Salisbury after novichok poisoning Day 3 of Judge Brett Kavanaugh's hearing turned into one of the rowdiest yet. Sen. Democratic witnesses include John Dean , Richard Nixon's White House counsel who cooperated with prosecutors during the Watergate investigation, and Rochelle Garza, the legal guardian for the pregnant immigrant teenager whose quest for an abortion Kavanaugh would have delayed previous year. [Full Article...]

GoFundMe Says They Will Give $400,000 to Homeless Veteran

GoFundMe Says They Will Give $400,000 to Homeless Veteran Kate McClure and Mark D'Amico started the fundraising account that ended up collecting more than $400,000 for John Bobbitt, a homeless man living on the streets of Philadelphia. Bobbitt was also ordered to be deposed, but his attorney stated that he was in a 30-day treatment program. D'Amico told Bobbitt that he could get the money without it being put in a trust or without any stipulations ... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump’s Own Crowd Expertly Trolled Him at His Rally Last Night

Both red-state Democrats find themselves caught between their Senate leaders and their states' more conservative voters, who are more broadly supportive of Trump's pick. "Let's be clear: We already have a constitutional crisis if the cabinet believes the President of the United States can't do his job and then refuses to follow the rules that have been laid down in the Constitution", the MA lawm... [Full Article...]

Dramatic moment wildfire explodes along a California freeway

Dramatic moment wildfire explodes along a California freeway The Delta Fire continued to grow aggressively throughout the evening and overnight with a large flaming front and flame lengths estimated at 300 feet high. Chris Losi, a spokesman for the Shasta-Trinity National Forest, said rural homes and cabins in and around the forest were under evacuation orders, from the community Lakehead north to the Siskiyou County line. [Full Article...]

'That's Not Journalism, That's Clickbait': Gutfeld Slams Anonymous NYT Op-Ed

Mr Trump hit back via Twitter and at a campaign rally at the 12,000-seat Rimrock Auto Arena in Billings, Montana , on Thursday evening, suggesting the author of the op-ed may have committed treason. James Dao, who runs the Times op-ed page, told CNN he received the article several days ago through an intermediary, but had spoken directly with its author. [Full Article...]

United States will 'respond swiftly' if Assad uses chemical weapons

United States will 'respond swiftly' if Assad uses chemical weapons Syrian forces are surrounding the province, and observers say a multiparty operation may be imminent. Trump, speaking to reporters during a visit with Kuwaiti ruler Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah, said a possible assassination was "never even discussed". [Full Article...]

Four dead including gunman after Cincinnati bank shooting

Four dead including gunman after Cincinnati bank shooting The suspect had opened fire in the building's loading dock before continuing into the lobby area and firing more shots, Isaac told reporters at a press conference Thursday morning. He wasn't a current or former employee at the center, whose primary tenant is the Fifth Third Bank headquarters, officials said. Investigators searched the gunman's residence but there was no immediate indicator of ... [Full Article...]

Drugs, politics seen as motive in Cebu small town mayor's murder

Drugs, politics seen as motive in Cebu small town mayor's murder He was linked by the government to the illegal drug trade, and right now, cops are looking into politics and personal grudges as the possible motives to his assassination. Under the terms of this order, Blanco could not choose the town's chief of police, inspect police personnel or exercise any other functions related to the local police. [Full Article...]

Brazil's Right-Wing Presidential Candidate Stabbed in the Stomach

Brazil's Right-Wing Presidential Candidate Stabbed in the Stomach Statements about women, minorities and LGBT people have repelled some Brazilians, but attracted many others. Bolsonaro faces trial before the Supreme Court for speech that prosecutors said incited hate and rape. Police said a suspect was taken into custody, but there was no immediate word on his or her motive. The suspect was carrying a knife wrapped in fabric, the spokesman said. [Full Article...]

British Navy warship sails near S.China Sea islands, angering Beijing

British Navy warship sails near S.China Sea islands, angering Beijing The HMS Albion , an 18,000 tonne amphibious warship carrying a contingent of Royal Marines, later docked at Ho Chi Minh City, in Vietnam, on Monday. One source said Beijing dispatched a frigate and two helicopters to challenge the British ship. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation to US: Reveal your targets for possible Syria attack

Russian Federation to US: Reveal your targets for possible Syria attack Trump, like Obama, insisted that US interests were focused on defeating the Islamic State, and he resisted significant involvement in the civil war against Assad raging in the rest of the country, even as both Iran and Russian Federation increased their influence. [Full Article...]

Britain IDs Poisoning Suspects, Demands Action Against Russian Spy Agency

Britain IDs Poisoning Suspects, Demands Action Against Russian Spy Agency Vassily Nebenzia told the U.N. Security Council on Thursday that Britain's claim that two agents from Russia's special intelligence services tried to murder Sergei Skripal and his daughter in the southern England town of Salisbury with a military-grade nerve agent is an invention "out of thin air", riddled with inconsistencies. [Full Article...]

Longtime Dem loses to left-wing challenger in primary upset

Longtime Dem loses to left-wing challenger in primary upset Like Ms. Ocasio-Cortez's challenge to Rep. Joe Crowley , Ms. Pressley was looking to unseat a white male who'd represented for 20 years a district that was now mostly non-white. Her victory comes just two months after Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez similarly defeated a top House leader in a primary for a NY congressional seat. She was endorsed by fellow congressional upstart Alexandria Ocasio-Corte... [Full Article...]

Trump's lawyers have responded to special counsel

Trump's lawyers have responded to special counsel Special counsel Robert Mueller is willing to accept written responses from President Donald Trump to questions about any potential coordination between his campaign and Russian Federation during the 2016 presidential election, a person familiar with the ongoing negotiations said Tuesday. [Full Article...]


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