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Woman mistakes dynamite for candle

Woman mistakes dynamite for candle Taking a page out of the Looney Tunes playbook, a CT woman blew off several fingers when she lit a stick of dynamite thinking it was a candle. The woman, who is approximately 30 years old, suffered significant damage to her hands and had to be taken to Bridgeport Hospital. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump speaks at Republican fundraising event

He said voters would have to do it instead. After dishing out lighthearted comments about missing the opportunity to speak at U of I's 2017 commencement ceremony, Obama took aim at sitting president Donald Trump , calling out his tactics of appealing to resentment, anger, and fear. [Full Article...]

Trump calls for investigation of New York Times over op-ed 'treason'

Trump calls for investigation of New York Times over op-ed 'treason' First lady Melania Trump issued a statement backing her husband. The president on Friday publicly implored his attorney general to investigate the identity of the author, later accusing the "senior administration official" of treason . [Full Article...]

More than 700 Egyptians jailed over 2013 pro-Morsi protests

More than 700 Egyptians jailed over 2013 pro-Morsi protests Those being sentenced are accused of security-related offenses including incitement to violence, murder and organising illegal protests. Others being tried in the case, including Brotherhood spiritual leader Mohamed Badie, were handed life sentences, judicial sources said . [Full Article...]

Meet The Trump Rally's "Plaid Shirt Guy"

Meet The Trump Rally's Before that, however, Linfesty got his picture taken with Trump (though he hasn't yet received a print) and he had hoped to get the President to sign a book. According to the Gazette , one of its reporters saw Trump staffers reviewing a photo of Linfesty and the Democratic Socialist of America rose emblem he wore before removing Linfesty and his friends. [Full Article...]

Fiji earthquake: Massive magnitude 7.8 tremor strikes Pacific island

Fiji earthquake: Massive magnitude 7.8 tremor strikes Pacific island Today's natural disaster in Fiji follows an 8.2 magnitude tremor which struck off the Pacific island nation on August 19. No tsunami warnings were issued. In 2016, a devastating 7.8-magnitude quake struck Ecuador's Pacific coast, killing more than 650 people. No serious injuries were immediately reported. [Full Article...]

Germany, western leaders back UK Novichok allegations

US President Donald Trump, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron and Canadian PM Justin Trudeau issued a joint statement with Mrs May agreeing with the British assessment that the operation was "almost certainly approved at a senior government level" in Moscow. [Full Article...]

What we've learned about Brett Kavanaugh from his confirmation hearings

What we've learned about Brett Kavanaugh from his confirmation hearings Abortion was another main focus throughout the hearing, with Democrats portraying Kavanaugh as a judge who might vote to undercut or overturn the 1973 Roe v. "I am not sure that all legal scholars refer to Roe as the settled law of the land at the Supreme court level since Court can always overrule its precedent, and three current Justices on the Court would do so", Kavanaugh said in the emai... [Full Article...]

Pompeo's Fingerprints Are All Over Trump's New Syria Regime Change Policy

Pompeo's Fingerprints Are All Over Trump's New Syria Regime Change Policy Erdogan, speaking at a summit in Tehran on Friday between Turkey, Iran and Russian Federation, urged the other leaders to support his call for an immediate cease-fire in the northwestern province of Idlib . "The illegal presence and interference of America in Syria which has led to the continuation of insecurity in that country, must end quickly", Rouhani said. [Full Article...]

4 dead in Cincinnati bank shooting

4 dead in Cincinnati bank shooting It's unclear if the gunman shot himself or was shot by officers. Luis Felipe Calderon, one of the victims in the Fifth Third shooting on September 6, 2018 in Cincinnati . The Cincinnati Enquirer reports Yudy Martinez Perez slumped against a kitchen wall and muttered denials after she heard the news. Police Chief Eliot Isaac says they will study footage from the officers' body cameras an... [Full Article...]

Trump says auto tariffs would be ‘ruination’ of Canada

Trump says auto tariffs would be ‘ruination’ of Canada The source said a promise not to impose auto tariffs on Canada is a leverage point in talks, which Mr. Lighthizer can use to get concessions on dairy or other USA demands. Trump issued the threat as North American Free Trade Agreement talks continued in Washington without a deal. Larry Kudlow, top economic adviser to Trump, told Fox News on Friday morning that US access to Canada's protected d... [Full Article...]

India court legalises gay sex in landmark verdict

India court legalises gay sex in landmark verdict Activists say the law banning homos3xuality had been used to harass and target the community. Crying tears of joy for the lgbtqi community. The Centre, which had initially sought adjournment for filing its response to the petitions, had later left to the wisdom of the court the issue of legality of the penal provision with regard to the aspects of criminalising consensual unnatural sex between... [Full Article...]

Xi to attend Russian Federation summit, North Korea’s Kim invited

Xi to attend Russian Federation summit, North Korea’s Kim invited South Korean officials have said that Kim is interested in denuclearizing by the end of President Trump's first term. "But the work of convincing Chairman Kim to make the strategic shift which we talked about, for a brighter future for the people of North Korea , continues", Pompeo added. [Full Article...]

PM Khan urges nation to donate for dams fund

PM Khan urges nation to donate for dams fund Pakistan observes September 6 as the Defence and Martyrs Day to mark the anniversary of the 1965 war with India . "Pakistan ke saath humko jo vyavhaar karna chahiye, wo vyayhaar boli ka nahi goli ka karna chahiye (We must engage with Pakistan through bullets, and not talks)", he said. [Full Article...]

Trump Campaign Adviser George Papadopoulos Gets 14 Days in Jail

Trump Campaign Adviser George Papadopoulos Gets 14 Days in Jail The former Trump aide's legal team has requested leniency , asking that Papadopoulos receive probation but no prison time. In addition to the two weeks' jail term, Papadopoulos was given a year of probation and ordered to serve 200 hours of community service and fined $9,500. [Full Article...]

Dallas police officer kills man after coming home to wrong apartment

Dallas police officer kills man after coming home to wrong apartment The officer had just finished working a full shift and was still in uniform when she entered the home of Botham Shem Jean , Sgt. Mitchell said. She was confronted by a man, identified by the Medical examiner's office as Botham Shem Jean . [Full Article...]

Brett Kavanaugh’s Dangerous Relationship With Race In America, Explained

Brett Kavanaugh’s Dangerous Relationship With Race In America, Explained Sen. Ben Sasse returned to Omaha's Eppley Airfield late Friday afternoon with words about President Donald Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court , Brett Kavanaugh . "We have every reason to believe that was taken", Leahy said. On Friday, New York University law professor Melissa Murray told lawmakers that Kavanaugh would provide the "necessary fifth vote that would utterly eviscerate" ... [Full Article...]

Kim Kardashian meeting with Trump on prison reform

Kim Kardashian meeting with Trump on prison reform She appeared on a podcast Wednesday, " Wrongful Conviction ", and talked about another prisoner who has attracted her attention. He was only twenty-six years old. The mother of three retweeted Buried Alive Project's story about Young to her 58 million followers Tuesday, a move Kardashian made when she began her involvement with Johnson in 2017. [Full Article...]

Boris Johnson to divorce - but will it hit his leadership hopes?

Boris Johnson to divorce - but will it hit his leadership hopes? As friends we will continue to support our four children in the years ahead. A former journalist, Johnson, 54, and senior lawyer Wheeler, also 54, were married for 25 years. He quit the role this summer amid rows over the future of Britain post-Brexit with Prime Minister Theresa May . They also no longer socialise as a couple, the paper added. [Full Article...]

Texas officer kills man in flat she mistakes for her own

She walked into what she thought was her own home, and saw a man there who she didn't recognize. Police say that after the officer reported that she had shot Jean, she told officers who arrived at the scene that she had mistakenly entered his apartment, thinking it was hers. [Full Article...]


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