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Third strong earthquake shakes Lombok as death toll tops 300

Third strong earthquake shakes Lombok as death toll tops 300 Houses damaged by an quake are seen in North Lombok, Indonesia, Monday, Aug. 6, 2018. Across much of the island, a popular tourist destination, once-bustling villages have been turned into virtual ghost towns. There are fears that a humanitarian crisis is looming as thousands are in desperate need of clean water, food, medicine and shelter. Aftershocks were still being felt on Tuesday, and 113 p... [Full Article...]

2 of 4 killed in Canada shooting are police officers

2 of 4 killed in Canada shooting are police officers It's unclear at this time if there are more suspects. Of the four people killed in this morning's shootings on Brookside Drive, two were Fredericton Police officers. He said there had been fights in the apartment complex, but never anything like this. Two of the people killed were police officers. Police officers survey the area of a shooting in Fredericton , N.B. [Full Article...]

Boris Johnson to face independent investigation over burqa comments

Boris Johnson to face independent investigation over burqa comments The Conservative party's website says suspension of membership or expulsion from the party is among the ultimate options open to its board on the conclusion of a code of conduct investigation . "I think Boris is making yet another leadership bid and he will do and say whatever needs to be done to make that as successful as he can". He has not said sorry. [Full Article...]

Twitter CEO defends decision not to ban Alex Jones, Infowars

Twitter CEO defends decision not to ban Alex Jones, Infowars Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey tweeted that his platform wouldn't join other social networks in banning parts or all of Mr. Jones's controversial content. Conspiracy theorist and radio talk show host Alex Jones speaks during a rally in support of Donald Trump near the Republican National Convention July 18, 2016 in Cleveland. [Full Article...]

Death penalty is inadmissible in all cases, says Pope Francis

Death penalty is inadmissible in all cases, says Pope Francis Reversing long-held church doctrine and aligning himself with progressive Catholic advocates, Pope Francis said Thursday that the death penalty is "inadmissable" in all cases. As Governor, Mario Cuomo vetoed legislation reinstating the death penalty 12 times in 12 years. The Times notes that Francis has previously spoken out against the penalty , and abolishing it "has been one of F... [Full Article...]

Manafort’s Lawyers Get Personal As Rick Gates’s Testimony Wraps Up

Manafort’s Lawyers Get Personal As Rick Gates’s Testimony Wraps Up IRS agent Michael Welch said the total includes foreign wire transfers to US vendors like landscapers and clothiers, wire transfers to buy property, and income reclassified as loans. "Mr Manafort worked with the local political officials and helped implement policy initiatives based on the campaign promises". Manafort, 69, faces tax evasion and bank fraud charges, as he is accused of hiding ... [Full Article...]

Sub-Regional Meeting on Counterterrorism Postponed After Lombok Earthquakes

Sub-Regional Meeting on Counterterrorism Postponed After Lombok Earthquakes Thousands of homes and buildings were damaged and 20,000 people were in temporary shelters. Thousands of people are trying to evacuate after a powerful quake hit the Indonesian island of Lombok and shook nearby Bali last night. "We don't know for sure how many people are alive under the rubble", said Mr Nugroho. Thousands of tourists have left Lombok since Sunday fearing further earthquak... [Full Article...]

Trump Campaign Asks Supporters to Choose Space Force Logo

Trump Campaign Asks Supporters to Choose Space Force Logo David Cicilline, who sits in the House of Representatives, asked if "no Republican" would tell the president "what a dumb idea Space Force is". He also said Russian Federation and China were developing weapons, such as hypersonic missiles, to launch attacks from space here on Earth. [Full Article...]

U.S. sets date for additional $16bn in tariffs on China products

Such practices include rules compelling companies in certain sectors to take on local partners if they want to do business in China . John Neuffer, president of the Semiconductor Industry Association, said: "We have made the case to the administration, in the strongest possible terms, that tariffs imposed on semiconductors imported from China will hurt America's..." China's exports surged mor... [Full Article...]

5 killed in plane crash in Santa Ana parking lot

5 killed in plane crash in Santa Ana parking lot East Bay woman ID'd as one of Southern California plane crash victimsGhanadan was a realtor at Pacific Union in Danville. "Flying out to LA", she posted on her Instagram account with the photo of her donning sunglasses and a broad grin. [Full Article...]

Sheriff: Remains of a boy found at Taos-area compound

Sheriff: Remains of a boy found at Taos-area compound The Taos County Sheriff was emotional Tuesday as he told a room of reporters that his deputies found the body of a child on that compound Monday morning. Lucas Morton, left, and Siraj Wahhaj. Siraj Ibn Wahhaj was detained on an outstanding warrant in Georgia alleging child abduction. The women - Jany Leveille, believed to be Morten's wife, Hujrah Wahhaj, and Subhannah Wahhaj, an author of Mu... [Full Article...]

Acting President sacks DSS Director, Lawal Daura, after NASS invasion

Acting President sacks DSS Director, Lawal Daura, after NASS invasion In a statement by his spokesman Laolu Akande , the acting president said the act was a gross violation of constitutional order, rule of law and all acceptable notions of law and order. Idris returned to the Villa around 6.35p.m for another round f meeting with the acting president. Senate President Bukola Saraki is set to hold a world press conference Wednesday (today) afternoon at 12 noon. [Full Article...]

Protesters target nail salons after broomstick brawl footage goes viral

Protesters target nail salons after broomstick brawl footage goes viral Posting the video to Facebook last Friday, where it has been viewed more than 670,000 times, she said: "So I'm at the nail salon and they f***ed up a lady's [sic] eyebrow and she refused to pay then a fight broke out". A salon customer was arrested as well. Michael Lin, manager of New Red Apple Nails, told NBC that he called the cops when Thomas refused to pay for the eyebrow job. [Full Article...]

Troy Balderson vs. Danny O'Connor

Troy Balderson vs. Danny O'Connor Republicans' narrow lead didn't come cheap. The midsummer affair comes as Trump's shadow looms over primary contests in four other states on Tuesday, none bigger than Kansas , where the Republican president roiled the governor's race Monday by opposing the sitting GOP governor on the eve of the election. [Full Article...]

Trump drums up support in OH ahead of special election

Trump drums up support in OH ahead of special election The rally is happening at Olentangy Orange High School in Ohio's 12th congressional district. "Why is it even close?" "Suburban women in particular here are the ones that are really turned off", Kasich said . Both James and Lemon are African-American. In that race - taking place nearly exactly three months out from the national midterms - GOP candidate state Sen. [Full Article...]

Dozens shot during weekend of gang violence in Chicago

Dozens shot during weekend of gang violence in Chicago Of the wounded , the oldest was 62 years of age and the youngest was 11. Over the 2018 Memorial Day weekend, teens ran down Michigan Avenue, punching people and vandalizing stores; a group of eight to ten boys knocked a fifteen-year-old boy to the ground, then stomped on his head and kicked his ribs, back, and face, before emptying his pockets and taking his shoes. [Full Article...]

Mendocino Complex Fire Now Fourth Largest in California History

Mendocino Complex Fire Now Fourth Largest in California History The trio were arrested on suspicion of interfering with firefighters and not having authorization to be in an evacuation zone. No injuries or deaths among firefighters or civilians have been reported . The Carr Fire, which incinerated 1,067 homes, started with sparks from the steel wheel of a towed-trailer's flat tire, Department of Agriculture and Fire Prevention officials said . [Full Article...]

Manafort's right-hand man testifies against him in tax fraud case

Manafort's right-hand man testifies against him in tax fraud case As members of the press and the public waited anxiously for Gates to take the stand, people lobbied aggressively for good seats in the courtroom and the court security had to ask people to quiet down several times. Paul Manafort's longtime deputy has been called to the witness stand to testify against the former Trump campaign chairman. Manafort, a flamboyant figure in Washington for decades... [Full Article...]

Vintage Plane Crashes in Swiss Alps: 20 Feared Dead

Vintage Plane Crashes in Swiss Alps: 20 Feared Dead The doomed aircraft had departed from Ticino in southern Switzerland and was bound for Duebendorf military airfield near the city of Zurich when it crashed into the mountainside at an altitude of 2,450 meters (8,000 feet) above sea level on the west side of the Piz Segnas mountain shortly before 5 p.m. [Full Article...]

Yellowstone Park superintendent: Man taunting bison was 'reckles

Yellowstone Park superintendent: Man taunting bison was 'reckles This footage was captured by Lindsey Jones, who was driving through the American nature spot with her family. Superintendent Dan Wenk is quoted as saying: "The individual's behavior in this video is reckless, dangerous, and illegal". Hancock, who was among a crowd of people that approached within 10 yards of the bison, was treated for a hip injury. The footage, which is nearly one minute long,... [Full Article...]


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