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People Saudi Arabia appears to threaten Canada with 9/11-style attack
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia appears to threaten Canada with 9/11-style attack

Saudi Arabia long has been sensitive to worldwide pressure over the Raif Badawi sentence. In the meantime, the Saudi Ministry of Media tweeted they shut down the account until an investigation in the complaints finalised. Canadian authorities said they are " seriously concerned " about Saudi Arabia's freeze of new trade between the countries. Tension began to build on Thursday after Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystina Freeland tweeted she was alarmed to learn that Samar Badawi, ...

People Video Captures Massive Explosion In Italy; At Least 2 Dead, 60 Injured
Author: 0 Video Captures Massive Explosion In Italy; At Least 2 Dead, 60 Injured

The AP reports a bridge has partially collapsed. A firefighter walks at the site where a tanker truck exploded on a motorway just outside Bologna, northern Italy, on August 6, 2018 . At least two people were killed and up to 70 injured. Several hours after the explosion, firefighters said they had extinguished the flames, ANSA reported.

People Indonesia hands yacht linked to 1MDB over to Malaysia
Author: 0 Indonesia hands yacht linked to 1MDB over to Malaysia

THE US$250mil superyacht at the centre of Malaysia's multi-billion dollar state fund scandal is reportedly headed to the country following Indonesia's decision to hand over the vessel to the neighbouring government. The DoJ has sought to take custody of the Equanimity , after it was seized by Indonesia in February at the request of USA authorities as part of a multi-billion dollar anti-kleptocracy investigation into 1MDB.

People USA anti-Iran measures to take effect from today: White House
Author: 0 USA anti-Iran measures to take effect from today: White House

The European Union, which remains a supporter of the three-year-old nuclear pact with Iran, said it is taking counter-measures to blunt the impact of the sanctions Trump has reinstituted. "They've got to behave like a normal country". But experts disagree on the impact of renewed sanctions. And EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini has gone further by urging European businesses to do their bit to save the Iran nuclear deal by boosting trade with the country.

People Israeli military strikes Hamas military post in Gaza
Author: 0 Israeli military strikes Hamas military post in Gaza

With borders to both Egypt and Israel largely sealed in recent years, Gaza suffers from desperately high rates of poverty and unemployment. Israel says its naval blockade of Gaza is meant to prevent weapons from reaching militant groups.

People Florida school shooter heard voices telling him to kill
Author: 0 Florida school shooter heard voices telling him to kill

A new report detailing the February 14 shooting massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School reveals the 19-year-old killer asked officials for help months prior to the attack - but the school district denied him the assistance he requested.

People Michael Jordan says 'I support' LeBron James after Trump attack
Author: 0 Michael Jordan says 'I support' LeBron James after Trump attack

James is the executive producer of the series along with business partner Maverick Carter and agent Rich Paul. The series will trace the history of the NBA's players from the merger with the ABA to now and how players grew their off the court brands and platforms.

People Briefer Briefings - Highlights from the White House Briefing on 8/2/18
Author: 0 Briefer Briefings - Highlights from the White House Briefing on 8/2/18

Acosta again pressed Sanders for a statement against the anti-media phrase, but she refused. 'Really enjoyed talking to some of the folks at the rally and hearing their concerns. She then permitted Acosta his follow-up. Speaking on CNN , Mr Holmes said: "Working with the press, I there is a very important function there".

People Brooklyn Nail Salon Workers Attack Woman With Broom
Author: 0 Brooklyn Nail Salon Workers Attack Woman With Broom

In the video , you can see an employee with a blue broomstick striking a woman until she leaves the store; other employees grab objects from around the store to seemingly defend themselves while a few other customers yell back and forth with them.

People Baby's body pulled from water near Brooklyn Bridge
Author: 0 Baby's body pulled from water near Brooklyn Bridge

Campbell was visiting NY with his parents. "We didn't know if anyone had actually thrown a baby in there". No parents or guardians were present at the scene. Unsure if someone else had gone in with the baby, rescue crews continued to search the water Sunday night. The child is believed to have been approximately 8 months old.

People Federal judge orders Trump admin to restart DACA program
Author: 0 Federal judge orders Trump admin to restart DACA program

Friday's ruling is the second such ruling blocking the administration from ending the DACA programme. Yesterday our robed master Bates of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia administered the latest in a series of legal defeats to the Trump administration's effort to rescind the Obama administration's unconstitutional program to regularize illegal immigrants by executive decree.

People California Wildfire Becomes Second Largest In State History
Author: 0 California Wildfire Becomes Second Largest In State History

Major reservoirs are near the worst fire zones; the Carr fire is near Lake Shasta and Whiskeytown Lake and the Mendocino Complex fire is near Clear Lake. It's unclear if this is directly connected to the fire, but PG&E has been doing work to rebuild and restring power lines in the areas where the fire hit, so it's entirely possible that a line may have been de-energized as part of this continuing work.

People Trump tackles Russian lawyer claims head on
Author: 0 Trump tackles Russian lawyer claims head on

President Trump has admitted for the first time that the objective of his son's meeting with a Russian lawyer before the 2016 elections was to gather information about his opponent, Hillary Clinton . News of the meeting, which Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner and top campaign official Paul Manafort also attended, broke in July 2017. The Trump Tower meeting was "primarily" to address Russian adoptions.

People Drought suffering farmers get Federal support
Author: 0 Drought suffering farmers get Federal support

Turnbull, who was joined by Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack and Agriculture Minister David Littleproud , said the recent droughts are the worst Australia has seen since 1965 and acknowledged that the harsh conditions will continue to evolve, which may require further responses by the government.

People Gates tells Manafort trial he assisted in filing false tax returns
Author: 0 Gates tells Manafort trial he assisted in filing false tax returns

Within moments of taking the stand, Gates - seated just twenty feet from Manafort in the Alexandria, Virginia, courthouse - conceded to jurors that he aided Manafort in committing crimes. He testified that Mr Manafort had directed him to lower taxable income by reporting overseas income as loans, according to U.S. media. Prosecutors have introduced a bevy of exhibits and are in the process of calling several witnesses as part of their effort to paint Manafort as a tax scofflaw who failed ...

People Trump admits son met Russian for information on opponent
Author: 0 Trump admits son met Russian for information on opponent

He concludes the tweet by saying, "I did not know about it!" He also said the meeting was "totally legal" and he did not know about it. Weija Jiang reports . He accused Mr Mueller of running "one of the most irregular investigations in USA history". Special Counsel Robert Mueller is examining whether Trump campaign members coordinated with Russian Federation to sway the White House race in his favour.

People Deputies seek armed teen who held up boy's lemonade stand
Author: 0 Deputies seek armed teen who held up boy's lemonade stand

Authorities found a black BB handgun and a black camouflage hat near the scene. Officials believe the suspect, described as a black male in his teens, made his getaway on a bicycle after the robbery. Smith said his son has been selling lemonade in the neighborhood nearly every weekend to help pay for a new lawnmower. "I'm often seeing the young man selling organic lemonade", Robert Pendleton added.

People Alleged Russian Agent Sought Ties With NRA, Trump Aide
Author: 0 Alleged Russian Agent Sought Ties With NRA, Trump Aide

It said the two exchanged several emails in September and October 2016 and said Butina also attended Gordon's birthday party in October 2016. Accused Russian operative Maria Butina asked a judge to dismiss a US indictment charging her with acting as an unregistered agent of the country and appealed an order denying her release from custody.

People 5 killed, 44 wounded in night of gun violence in Chicago
Author: 0 5 killed, 44 wounded in night of gun violence in Chicago

By comparison, at least seven people were killed and 32 were wounded during the long Memorial Day weekend, which is often one of the most violent weekends of the year for the city, the Chicago Tribune reported. More than 200 people had converged on Stroger Hospital at one point and Mount Sinai Hospital had to stop accepting new emergency cases for a while, according to multiple media reports .

People Fire in Ireland uncovers massive sign from World War 2
Author: 0 Fire in Ireland uncovers massive sign from World War 2

A Garda air support unit crew noticed the sign earlier today following a fire that had spread throughout Bray Head. The Garda Air Support Unit said they'd never seen the sign at this location before. The Irish Air Corps says the Bray Head sign was No. 8. Measuring a massive 12 by 6 meters (39 by 20 feet), more than 80 of these markers were literally carved into the landscape during World War II - and then built with up to 150 tonnes (165 USA tons) of whitewashed stone set in concrete.

People Italy explosion: At least two dead in highway blast
Author: 0 Italy explosion: At least two dead in highway blast

A video published on Twitter by the Italian fire service shows a huge column of black smoke billowing from the wreckage of the truck on the city's ring road. Reuters Scores of people have been injured in the blast. The explosion reportedly came after a traffic accident. Google Maps/HuffPost UK The explosion took place in the northern Italian city of Bologna on Monday.

Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn: Deniers of anti-Semitism in Labour are part of problem

Tom Watson , the deputy Labour leader, warned that the party faced being lost in a "vortex of eternal shame" unless it addressed the concerns of British Jews. Gideon Falter, chairman of the Campaign Against Antisemitism NGO, responded to Corbyn's video by saying it was "devoid of any apology for his own antisemitism or promises of specific actions", and added adamantly that " Jeremy Corbyn is an antisemite and under his leadership the Labour Party has become institutionally antisemitic and ...

Author: 0 China Announces Retaliatory Tariffs On $60 Billion In U.S. Goods

China then retaliated with a threat on Friday to hit $ 60 billion worth of United States exports to China, with tariffs ranging from 5% to 25%. "China was forced to take the countermeasures" in reaction to Trump saying he was considering raising tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods from 10 percent to 25 percent , the commission said .

People Barack and Michelle Obama start hiring for their Netflix project
Author: 0 Barack and Michelle Obama start hiring for their Netflix project

Former first lady Michelle Obama led a slew of celebratory messages to her husband Barack Obama who turned 57 on Saturday. Nancy Pelosi wrote : "Happy birthday, President @BarackObama! ". Last week's trip to @DogTagBakery was no different. The former USA president turned 57 on Saturday - and had a big reason to celebrate. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2009.

People Bangladesh violence: Armed men attack United States envoy's cars amid protests
Author: 0 Bangladesh violence: Armed men attack United States envoy's cars amid protests

Students run after clashes with the police during a protest over recent traffic accidents that killed a boy and a girl, in Dhaka , Bangladesh, August 5, 2018. "Social media [content] has been showing a lot of students bleeding and badly injured". Authorities say more than 300 vehicles have been vandalized since the protests started.

People Pakistan ready to play constructive role between Iran, Saudi Arabia: Imran Khan
Author: 0 Pakistan ready to play constructive role between Iran, Saudi Arabia: Imran Khan

The PTI claimed to have reached a simple majority with over 170 seats in the lower house of the parliament with the support of independent members and allies and is in a comfortable position to form the government at the Centre. He said that after printing of ballot papers for the elections of the National Assembly speaker and deputy speaker, their elections could take place on August 13 and the next day the election of the prime minister could be held.

People Hurricane Hector returns to Category 4 as it nears Hawaii
Author: 0 Hurricane Hector returns to Category 4 as it nears Hawaii

According to the National Hurricane Center, " small but powerful " Hector continues to churn away in the eastern Pacific as a Category 3 storm with maximum sustained winds of 120 miles per hour. Hurricane Hector is tracking for a close call with Hawaii's Big Island, parts of which are still coping with destruction from the ongoing eruption of the Kilauea volcano .

Author: 0 East Bay woman ID'd as one of Southern California plane crash victims

The Cessna 414 Chancellor crashed in Santa Ana, approximately a mile from John Wayne Airport, according to Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) spokeswoman Arlene Salac. The plane crushed a auto in the crash, but fortunately there was no one inside the vehicle at the time . " I don't know anything about what this pilot did or what he was thinking, but it could have been much more tragic ", Bommarito said.

People Pompeo Confirms U.S. Will Reimpose Sanctions, Target Currency Sales
Author: 0 Pompeo Confirms U.S. Will Reimpose Sanctions, Target Currency Sales

Pompeo told reporters on his way home from a three-nation trip to South East Asia that the Trump administration is open to looking beyond sanctions but adds that would "require enormous change" from Tehran . In recent weeks, Trump has taken a two-pronged social media approach to Iran. That came only a few days after a bellicose exchange between the two presidents, with Rouhani warning of the "mother of all wars" and Trump responding with a Twitter tirade against Iran's " DEMENTED WORDS OF ...

Author: 0 Small plane crashes in Santa Ana parking lot, killing five aboard

There were no reported injuries on the ground, said Capt. Steve Concialdi of Orange County Fire. Five people have died after a light plane crashed into a carpark in Southern California. The plane crashed just a block away from South Coast Plaza, a large mall. FAA records show that the plane was registered to a company based in San Francisco and had flown from the nearby suburb of Concord, according to The Orange County Register .

People All eyes on ‘right-hand man’ in Manafort trial
Author: 0 All eyes on ‘right-hand man’ in Manafort trial

Prosecutors have tried to make their case first by presenting testimony about Manafort's lavish lifestyle and then detailing his financial maneuvering. But Manafort was copied in on several emails discussing the matter. The bookkeeper said Paul Manafort submitted fake financial documents. During this conference call, the idea was apparently established to increase a loan amount - and shift income into a loan - in order to reduce Mr.

People In Portland, protesters hurl projectiles, police say ‘disperse’
Author: 0 In Portland, protesters hurl projectiles, police say ‘disperse’

The Portland Police Bureau said that protesters should expect to see a significant police presence including bomb-sniffing dogs and checkpoints where weapon screenings will occur. A rally on Jun 30 was declared a riot and shut down by police after marchers and counter-protesters clashed, leaving several people injured. More than 1,000 counter-protesters took to the streets, outnumbering an estimated 400 far-right rally participants, according to local media reports.