• Israeli troops kill one Palestinian at Gaza border protest, ceasefire efforts continue
Israeli troops kill one Palestinian at Gaza border protest, ceasefire efforts continue

The Israeli army Saturday morning said that it had taken over a European ship, the Swedish-flagged "Freedom", captained by John Turnbull of Vancouver, that was aimed at breaking the naval blockade imposed on the Gaza Strip by the occupation forces 12 years ago.

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  • PTI to get 25 reserved seats for women, four for minorities
PTI to get 25 reserved seats for women, four for minorities

The oath- takingceremony of former cricketer Imran Khan , who is set to be the next Prime Minister of Pakistan , may not take place on August 11, as expected earlier. A European Union election monitoring team in its initial assessment described the election campaign as an unequal playing field but said it was up to the people of Pakistan to dec...

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  • Council votes to REMOVE Trump's star from Hollywood Walk of Fame
Council votes to REMOVE Trump's star from Hollywood Walk of Fame

Trump's star also took a beating in October 2016, when it was vandalised by James Otis with a sledgehammer and pickaxe days before the November 2016 United States presidential election. The Walk of Fame features more than 2,500 terrazzo-and-brass stars dedicated to the celebrities and industry figures from movies, television and radio.

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  • LeBron James praised by OH school district after Trump attack
LeBron James praised by OH school district after Trump attack

Its title comes from a comment Fox News host Laura Ingraham made about James in February when she sought to rebuke him for talking politics during an interview . Lemon began by going through his recent interview with James - which went beyond the basketball star's political views and placed great focus on how he's building a public school for at...

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  • Huckabee rips CNN’s Acosta over Sanders spat: ‘That’s not journalism’
Huckabee rips CNN’s Acosta over Sanders spat: ‘That’s not journalism’

But this seems worth listening to and preserving. Acosta was apparently so disturbed by the whole incident he left the press briefing early, tweeting later that her refusal to disavow Trump's comments is "shameful". Often, Press Secretary Sarah Sanders has been the target of his taunting as he grills her about her personal character and eth...

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  • Baby's body pulled from water near Brooklyn Bridge
Baby's body pulled from water near Brooklyn Bridge

The good Samaritan performed CPR until officers arrived on scene, police said. He was wearing only a diaper and was in shallow water near the Manhattan shoreline. "That's when I spotted the baby". The eyewitness also said it did not appear that the baby fell in from the shore. It was unclear how long the baby had been lying there.

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  • Oregon Police Chief Orders Review of Use of Force at Protest
Oregon Police Chief Orders Review of Use of Force at Protest

An Oregonian reporter was treated at a local hospital after being struck in the head by an object during the commotion. Eder Campuzano was bloodied Saturday afternoon but said in a Tweet published on the newspaper's website that he was "okay" and was going to get evaluated.

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  • Apple removes InfoWars and Alex Jones podcasts
Apple removes InfoWars and Alex Jones podcasts

Apple has removed hundreds of podcasts by conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his InfoWars brand from its iTunes and Podcasts apps. "We take reports of hate content seriously and review any podcast episode or song that is flagged by our community".

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  • DACA Should be Fully Restored: Federal Judge
DACA Should be Fully Restored: Federal Judge

But Bates agreed to delay his ruling for 20 days to give the administration time to respond and appeal, if it chooses. A federal judge in Washington , D.C. And he wrote that the new memo, in his words, "fails to elaborate meaningfully on the agency's primary rationale for its decision: the judgment that the policy was unlawful and unconst...

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  • Utility worker killed near Northern California wildfire
Utility worker killed near Northern California wildfire

All are at or near their historical levels. This year, California wildfires have burnt more land earlier in the "fire season" than usual, said Ken Pimlott, Cal Fire director, during a news conference on Saturday. Or he may be referring to state and federal laws aimed at controlling emissions of greenhouse gases or protecting endangered specie...

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  • Trump admits son met with Russian to get information on opponent
Trump admits son met with Russian to get information on opponent

Referring to Donald Trump's claim that the 2016 meeting was legal and "normal", Rubin stressed that the president is "wrong on both counts", as meeting with a foreign country's officials isn't just unprecedented in US history, but also contrary to the ideals of democracy as a system where people can choose their own leaders.

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  • Australia announces extra $140 mln aid package for…
Australia announces extra $140 mln aid package for…

The latest aid will also provide more support for mental health services in the affected areas. "Drought has such a big impact on Australian agriculture and extended dry periods are a recurring feature so we need governments at all levels and politicians on all sides to come together with industry to work on a sustainable approach to managing thi...

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  • 9-year-old's lemonade stand robbed by BB gun-toting suspect
9-year-old's lemonade stand robbed by BB gun-toting suspect

Deputies say the boy was approached by a black male teen wearing a camouflague hat and black shirt. He says a camouflage hat and BB pistol found nearby may be checked for fingerprints and DNA. Neighbors describe the boy as an entrepreneur, with lemonade, landscaping, and mowing businesses. Law enforcement officers in Union County, N.C., are searc...

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  • Rick Gates admitted he committed crimes for Manafort while working for him
Rick Gates admitted he committed crimes for Manafort while working for him

According to multiple news outlets , Gates was asked on Monday if he was involved in criminal activity when working with Manafort. The charges largely predate his five months on the Trump campaign but were the first to go to trial arising from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 USA electio...

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  • Trump admits son met Russian for information on opponent
Trump admits son met Russian for information on opponent

Mr. Trump Jr. had testified to lawmakers that his father never knew about his meeting in the summer of 2016, which took place to potentially get dirt on Mr. Trump has recently come under fire for his own role in the 2016 meeting, as former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen claimed that the president knew about the meeting in advance - something Trump has ...

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  • Child thrown into Tampa river; mother charged with murder
Child thrown into Tampa river; mother charged with murder

The sheriff's office said no further details would be released. Officers who responded tried to go into the dark, murky water, but it wasn't until a police dive team arrived that the girl was found. Police say she then dropped her daughter in the water and walked away. Denson has a rap sheet filled with minor crimes, including arrests for d...

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  • 40+ Shot and Four Killed in One Night of Chicago Gun Violence
40+ Shot and Four Killed in One Night of Chicago Gun Violence

The shootings lasted till 2 p.m. In that incident, three people were standing in front of a residence when a shooter exited a vehicle and opened fire, according to officials. No suspects were in custody for the shootings at last check, and all of the injured victims were in stable condition . "I promise this city that we won't be defeated, w...

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  • Bologna airport explosion near motorway in northern Italy
Bologna airport explosion near motorway in northern Italy

Italian news agency ANSA said the tanker was transporting flammable substances and exploded on impact. Video on social media showed the tanker bursting into a big mushroom cloud of orange flames and a thick plume of black smoke pouring into the sky.

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  • IL kicks off annual Barack Obama Day, Aug. 4
IL kicks off annual Barack Obama Day, Aug. 4

The Illinois legislature previous year unanimously passed a measure establishing August 4, the former president's birthday, as a state holiday. An early version of the bill had pushed for the day to be a legal holiday with paid time off and closed government offices, but the final version made it a commemorative holiday.

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  • Hurricane Hector strengthens to Category 4 storm
Hurricane Hector strengthens to Category 4 storm

Hector is forecast to cross into the central Pacific basin by Sunday night or early Monday. Hurricane-force winds expected up to 30 miles from the center of the storm, while tropical storm-force winds reach up to 105 miles from the center.

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