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People US detects new activity around North Korea missile site
Author: 0 US detects new activity around North Korea missile site

US spy agencies say new satellite images indicate that North Korea is making missiles at the same factory that produced the country's first intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of reaching the United States. The Diplomat earlier this month had exclusively revealed North Korea's covert uranium enrichment site of Kangson, also on the outskirts of Pyongyang.

People Massive Northern California fire gets even bigger
Author: 0 Massive Northern California fire gets even bigger

Firefighters made progress in battling a deadly wildfire in Northern California on Sunday that has leveled hundreds of homes and forced thousands of residents to flee the area. The Carr Fire alone has charred 95,368 acres (38,594 hectares) of drought-parched vegetation since erupting last Monday - an area the size of Detroit.

People Rudy Giuliani keeps moving the bar on the Mueller investigation
Author: 0 Rudy Giuliani keeps moving the bar on the Mueller investigation

Trump himself also said in a New York Times interview in December, "There is no collusion, and even if there was, it's not a crime". "I don't even know if that's a crime - colluding with Russians", Giuliani said on CNN. "The Trump situation is very different than the Nixon situation, so I don't think we get an edge", Mr. Giuliani said. Giuliani's comments come as Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort's trial begins.

People Shark returned to San Antonio aquarium after video shows brazen theft
Author: 0 Shark returned to San Antonio aquarium after video shows brazen theft

The men then put the shark into a bucket and put the bucket into the bottom part of a baby stroller. Spellman confronted the group in the parking lot, but one of the men denied her request to search the truck. The suspect could be a grief-stricken shark dad looking for a new pet - Salvaggio revealed he " had had one of these in the past ", but the fish in that case had apparently died.

People Ferguson Sues to Stop Spread of 3D-printed Gun Design Plans
Author: 0 Ferguson Sues to Stop Spread of 3D-printed Gun Design Plans

Despite those victories, the federal government announced a settlement with the firearms groups this month, allowing the 3D gun manuals to be distributed online. Wilson's company Defense Distributed plans to publish digital blueprints for people to make their own firearms, including AR-15 style assault rifles.

People Mother and 5 of her children die in Michigan motel fire
Author: 0 Mother and 5 of her children die in Michigan motel fire

The names of the young victims in that motel fire in Berrien County have now been released as autopsies are planned on their bodies. Authorities said 27 rooms were occupied at the time of the fire and several of the occupants were taken to Lakeland Medical Center.

People No Charges For Minneapolis Police Officers In June Shooting Fatality
Author: 0 No Charges For Minneapolis Police Officers In June Shooting Fatality

A Minneapolis prosecutor has said that the two police officers involved in the fatal shooting last month of Thurman Blevins were justified in their use of deadly force, and that no charges will be filed against the officers. They renewed that call Monday, and also called for the officers to be fired. As Blevins turns down an alley, he yells: " Please don't shoot me!" Freeman says there's no basis for criminal charges against the officers.

People Manafort drops appeal of civil case against Mueller
Author: 0 Manafort drops appeal of civil case against Mueller

Prosecutors claim that Mr Manafort, who ran the USA president's election campaign for five months, hid more than $30 million of that sum in offshore accounts to evade taxes. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein memo appointing Mueller to take over the Russian Federation investigation. The trial of Donald Trump's ex-election campaign chief is set to begin, the first to emerge from an inquiry into Russian meddling in the vote.

People Prime Minister Imran Khan? Not so fast, say the numbers
Author: 0 Prime Minister Imran Khan? Not so fast, say the numbers

Cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan , who won the disputed election, has called for better ties with India . If the PTI decides to nominate him again for the office of the Chief Minister, he will also have to vacate the NA seat which means that the party's seats will be reduced to 109.

People After Waffling On Kavanaugh, Rand Paul Predictably Says He'll Support Nominee
Author: 0 After Waffling On Kavanaugh, Rand Paul Predictably Says He'll Support Nominee

He also expressed concern over Kavanaugh's record on warrantless bulk collection of data and how that might apply to important privacy cases. "In reviewing his record on other privacy cases", Mr. The senator has also asked his constituents to send him questions for the meeting. Manchin was one of three Democrats to support Gorsuch, along with Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota and Joe Donnelly of Indiana.

People American college student missing in Israel after going for 'midnight swim'
Author: 0 American college student missing in Israel after going for 'midnight swim'

Jones was with a 20-year-old woman who is also a student at the University of Kentucky and a 21-year-old man attending West Virginia University. Israeli time and Jones said she was "in for the night", Thomas-Mora told the News-Press. All three swam toward shore, Thomas-Mora said Bull told her, but Jones couldn't be found there. Bill Bull, the vice president of Health and Safety at the CIEE left her a voice mail message saying her daughter, who was studying in Amman, Jordan, had gone to ...

Author: 0 Trump says he is willing to meet with Iranian leaders

Shortly before that July 22 tweet, Rouhani had addressed Trump in a speech, saying that hostile USA policies could lead to "the mother of all wars". "If they want to meet, I'll meet", Mr. Monday, Trump also said he would not require any preconditions for a meeting. He said: "If we could work something out that is meaningful, not the waste of paper that the other deal was, I would certainly be willing to meet".

People Is this the clearest legal danger yet to the Trump presidency?
Author: 0 Is this the clearest legal danger yet to the Trump presidency?

According to the Washington Post daily, Mueller is using documents compiled by Comey in his investigation. In his tweets, Trump also said the investigation was triggered by a damning dossier compiled by former British intelligence agent Christopher Steele, and questioned why Mueller wasn't investigating Democrats.

People Trump says he has 'no problem' shutting down government
Author: 0 Trump says he has 'no problem' shutting down government

Funding for the border wall so far falls well short of the $US21 billion ($28 bilion) the Department of Homeland Security says it would cost, although Democratic estimates put the price as high as $US70 billion. Trump wants changes to legal immigration, including scrapping a visa lottery program. With the federal fiscal year ending September 30, the president warned that he would accept nothing less than wall funding and the other three tough immigration reforms he has repeatedly asked ...

People Zimbabwe's opposition dares to dream as nation goes to the polls
Author: 0 Zimbabwe's opposition dares to dream as nation goes to the polls

Stung by rejection by his predecessor former president Mugabe , who told journalists on Sunday that he was not going to vote for Mnangagwa , but rather for opposition leader Chamisa, Mnangagwa released a video on Sunday imploring Zimbabweans to reject the comeback of Mugabe.

People Taliban official says group spoke with United States diplomat
Author: 0 Taliban official says group spoke with United States diplomat

However, Abdullah emphasized that it will be Afghans only to lead the talks as foreign countries are negotiating to persuade Taliban for the Afghan-led negotiations. It is not clear when the next meeting would be held, but they were certain there would be one. According to the Times , US officials insist such talks would not mean the abandonment the longstanding policy that any peace process would be "Afghan owned and Afghan led".

People Grace Mugabe’s diplomatic immunity not constitutional - Court
Author: 0 Grace Mugabe’s diplomatic immunity not constitutional - Court

They asked the court to nullify government's decision to grant Mugabe diplomatic immunity after she assaulted model Gabriella Engels at a hotel in August previous year. The court ruling comes on the same day as Zimbabweans go to the polls in the first vote since Mr Mugabe was ousted . Mrs Mugabe, nicknamed "Gucci Grace" because of her lavish lifestyle, is a controversial figure in Zimbabwe, where she was accused of usurping the powers of her aging husband and of plotting to become the ...

People Jeremy Hunt calls his Chinese wife ‘Japanese’
Author: 0 Jeremy Hunt calls his Chinese wife ‘Japanese’

The new Foreign Secretary was trying to curry favour with his hosts but quickly realised his awful error. Hunt is married to Lucia Guo and the pair of them have three children together, but apparently, that's not to remember where she was born.

People Imran Khan's PTI wins Pakistan's general elections
Author: 0 Imran Khan's PTI wins Pakistan's general elections

It turns out that Pakistan's national assembly has reserved seats - 70 of them - in addition to the elected ones. Pakistan's political parties are manoeuvring to form alliances after the election, but whatever form the incoming government takes, it will face major challenges.

People California wildfire claims six lives as blaze continues to spread
Author: 0 California wildfire claims six lives as blaze continues to spread

He added, "Any event could bring this back up again". The weather on Sunday is expected to offer no relief for firefighters as it will hit more than 100 Fahrenheit with low humidity and gusty winds, the National Weather Service said. Melody Bledsoe and her two great-grandchildren, Emily and James Roberts, died in the Carr Fire, family members said. Authorities were also investigating at least 18 missing-persons reports, though many of them may simply be people who have not checked in ...

People Bear in Colorado found stuck in a manhole
Author: 0 Bear in Colorado found stuck in a manhole

Officers said Colorado Parks and Wildlife as well as the school district have been notified. A Parks and Wildlife officer used a rubber bullet to haze the bear and encourage it to leave the area. Had that happened, the next time the tagged bear wandered into a neighborhood, it would have been the bear's final strike and it would have to be euthanized.

People Cambodia election: Ruling party claims landslide in vote with no main opposition
Author: 0 Cambodia election: Ruling party claims landslide in vote with no main opposition

However, there was an unusually high number of spoiled ballots reported in some areas such as Phnom Penh , where 17% of the votes were invalid. "'The party we want is not on the list". "Polling began at 7:00 a.m. local time (at 22,967 polling stations) and is due to close at 3:00 p.m.", NEC member and spokesman Dim Sovannarom told Xinhua.

People No new findings in investigation report, say MH370 families
Author: 0 No new findings in investigation report, say MH370 families

Sarah Nor, the mother of Norliakmar Hamid, a passenger on missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, cries after she attended a briefing on the final investigation report on missing flight MH370. The report issued Monday followed a second, private search that failed to find the plane. The MH370 riddle is one of the most perplexing incidents the aviation world has ever seen, but extensive searches have proved fruitless.

People Four million people excluded from draft citizens list in Assam
Author: 0 Four million people excluded from draft citizens list in Assam

Releasing the final draft , registrar general Sailesh said that 2,89,677 candidates have been found eligible to be included in the National Register of Citizens . In the final draft of NRC released on Monday, 2.48 lakh D-voters are among the 40 lakh people who have not qualified to the final draft . The Centre has despatched 220 companies of the Central Armed Police Forces to gear up security in Assam and neighbouring states.

People Mattis says ABC's Iran report is
Author: 0 Mattis says ABC's Iran report is "fiction"

Defense Secretary James Mattis brushed off as " fiction " Friday an Australian Broadcasting Corporation report that said the United States is preparing to strike Iran as soon as this upcoming month. " I have no idea where the Australian news people got that information", Mattis told reporters, The Hill reported. A bewildered Mattis was quizzed by USA reporters in Washington DC on Friday about the ABC report.

People Deadly Northern California wildfire grows by two-thirds overnight
Author: 0 Deadly Northern California wildfire grows by two-thirds overnight

Doug Miles said as his crew used picks, shovels and rakes to open up piles that just days ago were family homes. "My nephew called, scared, for help, but they said they couldn't make it in time", said Carla Bledsoe, the children's aunt, told the newspaper after speaking with sheriff's officials.

People Fox News Confronts Rudy Giuliani Over Michael Cohen 'Liar' Flip-Flop
Author: 0 Fox News Confronts Rudy Giuliani Over Michael Cohen 'Liar' Flip-Flop

What are you & Mr. Trump so afraid of if he did nothing wrong as you claim? Trump Jr. took the step of releasing an email chain with Rob Goldstone about the meeting . Reporter Emily Jane Fox says that contrary to some speculation, sources close to Cohen say that his team did not leak the story. "You better buckle up buttercup because Mr.

People Get out of my broom cupboard, Ecuador's Prez tells Assange
Author: 0 Get out of my broom cupboard, Ecuador's Prez tells Assange

The whistleblower is feared to be facing extradition to the United States over troves of leaked documents. The Ecuadorean president was in London this week for a global disabilities summit, but a United Kingdom government spokesperson said Mr Assange was not discussed during his visit.

People Bahri VLCC damaged in Red Sea attack by Houthi rebels
Author: 0 Bahri VLCC damaged in Red Sea attack by Houthi rebels

This attack underscores the risk of an escalation in tensions in the region. Iran has threatened to block another strategic shipping route, the Strait of Hormuz. Bahri confirmed today that one of its VLCCs was damaged in what it described as an incident in the Red Sea. The alliance says capturing Hodeidah would cut off the main supply line of the Houthis and force the group to the negotiating table, but it has made no major gains since it launched the offensive on June 12.

People Most Workers Are Struggling as Trump and Corporate Media Tout Economic Growth
Author: 0 Most Workers Are Struggling as Trump and Corporate Media Tout Economic Growth

The US economy grew at a 4.1 per cent rate, the strongest pace in almost four years during the second quarter , powered by a rebound in consumer spending, exports and firm business investment , the Commerce Department said on Friday. "There remains no evidence at all of the tax cut boosting economic growth ". Trump has also imposed tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, leading to retaliation by the United States' main trade partners, including Canada, the European Union , Mexico ...

People Donald Trump Threatens US Government Shutdown Over Immigration
Author: 0 Donald Trump Threatens US Government Shutdown Over Immigration

President Donald Trump says there are "consequences when people cross our Border illegally" and claims many who do so are "using children for their own sinister purposes". In the Kentucky radio interview , McConnell did acknowledge that the border funding issue probably wouldn't be resolved until later this year, after the November election.

People Polar Bear Shot and Killed After Attacking a Cruise Ship Guard
Author: 0 Polar Bear Shot and Killed After Attacking a Cruise Ship Guard

Then a polar bear unexpectedly attacked one of the guards, a spokesperson for the ship operator Hapag-Lloyd Cruises told The Associated Press , and "in an act of self defense " another guard shot the polar bear. The guard was injured during a trip to an island in Svalbard, which is located between mainland Norway and the North Pole. In 1995, Nina Jeanette Olaussen, 22, from Oslo was attacked and killed by polar bear on Platafjellet, just west of Longyearbyen, and just five months later ...

People Zimbabwe's Mugabe says he won't vote for successor Mnangagwa
Author: 0 Zimbabwe's Mugabe says he won't vote for successor Mnangagwa

Mnangagwa held senior positions in Mugabe's governments as head of internal security and vice president but since coming to power has cast himself as a reformer with his Zimbabwe is "open for business" mantra. "What is left? I think it is just Chamisa", Mr Mugabe said. "The more the merrier", Chamisa said in response to a question about Mugabe's endorsement.

People Trump again threatens govt ‘shutdown’ over border wall funds
Author: 0 Trump again threatens govt ‘shutdown’ over border wall funds

The Republican president has used the threat of a government shutdown several times since taking office in 2017 in a bid to get his priorities in congressional spending bills, especially funding for a wall along the southern US border. His tweet comes after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , Kentucky Republican, told 840 WHAS Radio that funding for Mr. Trump's border wall would likely come after the midterms.