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People 40 children killed in Yemen bus strike, say Red Cross
Author: 0 40 children killed in Yemen bus strike, say Red Cross

In the wake of the USA -backed Saudi-led coalition's horrific bombing of a school bus last week that killed 40 Yemeni children and amid reports on Tuesday of dozens more civilian deaths after a new wave of Saudi bombings , Rep. A United States military spokeswoman said U.S. forces were not involved in Thursday's air strike. US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Sunday he has dispatched a three-star general to Riyadh to "look into what happened".

People US judge says Mueller case against Russian company can proceed
Author: 0 US judge says Mueller case against Russian company can proceed

Some Democrats are pitching to donors that they'll prevent Mueller's ouster or other interference by President Donald Trump. Judge Dabney Friedrich , who serves at the trial-court level in DC federal court, said Concord Management and Consulting could not have its case tossed on constitutional grounds.

Author: 0 Provincial state of emergency declared in BC

As of Tuesday, there were 566 wildfires burning in British Columbia, and 77 evacuation orders or alerts affecting almost 22,000 people and 11,000 properties. In the coming days, federal personnel and resources will be arriving in B.C.to assist with wildfire efforts. At the same time past year, the agency had spent $332 million.

People Islamic State claims Kabul's latest deadly attacks
Author: 0 Islamic State claims Kabul's latest deadly attacks

No one has so far claimed responsibility for the bombing but officials blame the Islamic State group, which considers Shiites to be heretics and frequently targets them, attacking their mosques, schools and cultural centers. The Afghan news site Pajhwok reported that 70 security personnel have been under siege in central Uruzgan province's Dehraud district for the past 20 days and likely were to surrender to the Taliban if they did not receive help urgently.

People Tribute to Atal Bihari Vajpayee: Odisha Govt declares holiday tomorrow
Author: 0 Tribute to Atal Bihari Vajpayee: Odisha Govt declares holiday tomorrow

Vajpayee read Hindi, English and Sanskrit at the Victoria College in Gwalior and later graduated with an MA in Political Science from DAV College, Kanpur. The 10th Prime Minister of India had been suffering from kidney-related ailments. "I pray for his early recovery and long life", he said in the tweet .

People Former US security leaders blast Trump for yanking clearance
Author: 0 Former US security leaders blast Trump for yanking clearance

In a statement , Senate Intelligence Committee chairman Richard Burr , R-N.C., cited a New York Times op-ed published Thursday, after Brennan's security was revoked, in which Brennan wrote that Trump's claims of no collusion were "hogwash", saying the only remaining questions were whether the collusion amounted to a criminal conspiracy and whether the Trump team obstructed justice in order to cover up the collusion Brennan alleged.

People What we learned about New Mexico child abuse suspects from court hearing
Author: 0 What we learned about New Mexico child abuse suspects from court hearing

The revelation came Monday in a pretrial detention hearing to determine if the boy's father, Siraj Wahhaj, and his four co-defendants, should remain in custody. There was testimony that one of the children at the compound was armed when law enforcement arrived on August 3, but Leveille, one of the women defendants, told the child to stand down.

People Man kills pregnant wife, two daughters
Author: 0 Man kills pregnant wife, two daughters

Chris Watts is facing three charges each of first-degree murder and tampering with evidence, reports CBS Denver . Later that afternoon, around 12:15 p.m., Watts says that after receiving no response to repeated text messages and phone calls, Shanann's friend Nicole, who had also not been receiving responses from her, showed up at the Watts' home.

People United States uses fentanyl for first time in execution of killer
Author: 0 United States uses fentanyl for first time in execution of killer

Moore was pronounced dead at 10:47 am (1547 GMT) in an execution that lasted approximately 20 minutes, according to Scott Frakes, Director of the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services . On Friday, a federal district court judge denied the company's request for a temporary restraining order, which would have halted the execution. His comment came after the Catholic Catechism was revised at Pope Francis' direction and now calls the death penalty "inadmissible".

People Putin asks Kim Jong-un for urgent summit
Author: 0 Putin asks Kim Jong-un for urgent summit

Indonesian Siti Aisyah and Doan Thi Huong, a Vietnamese, face the death penalty on charges of murdering Kim Jong Nam by smearing his face with VX , a nerve agent banned by the United Nations, at a Kuala Lumpur airport on February 13 previous year.

People Binyamin Netanyahu condemns Jeremy Corbyn in a Tweet
Author: 0 Binyamin Netanyahu condemns Jeremy Corbyn in a Tweet

The right-wing Likud leader also criticised the UK Labour leader for drawing parallels between Israeli actions against Palestinians and Nazi atrocities. The controversy over the photograph comes as the Labour Party leadership has been criticized by lawmakers and Jewish civil society groups for not doing enough to stamp out antisemitism within the party.

People USA newspapers to Trump: We're not enemies of the people
Author: 0 USA newspapers to Trump: We're not enemies of the people

The editorial effort was in response to a request from the The Boston Globe . His tweet comes amid reports that nearly 343 news outlets will be publishing coordinated editorials on Thursday which denounce the United States president's " dirty war " on the press.

People Brennan: Trump worked with Russians and now he's desperate
Author: 0 Brennan: Trump worked with Russians and now he's desperate

Trump, in his statement announcing Brennan's revoked clearance, named numerous same people Jordan said should be cut off. There was no reference to the Russian Federation probe in a White House statement Wednesday in which Trump denounced Brennan's criticism of him and spoke anxiously of "the risks posed by his erratic conduct and behavior".

People Ex-Trump aide Manafort's defense rests, case headed to jury
Author: 0 Ex-Trump aide Manafort's defense rests, case headed to jury

Manafort, 69, has pleaded not guilty to 18 charges connected to his work advising Ukraine's former president, Viktor Yanukovich , and his political party. The trappings of Manafort's lifestyle dominated media headlines throughout the trial: there was half a million dollars worth of antique rugs, $750,000 spent on landscaping for his $13 million Bridgehampton mansion, and more than $1 million for clothing, including a $15,000 jacket made of ostrich skin.

People Trump revokes security clearance for ex-CIA director Brennan
Author: 0 Trump revokes security clearance for ex-CIA director Brennan

That connection was not in a statement issued earlier Wednesday in which Trump denounced Brennan's criticism of him and spoke anxiously of "the risks posed by his erratic conduct and behavior". "We have never had a former Communist who we now know spread Russian lies to disinform and propagandize the American people [and affect] a presidential election", Sean Hannity said.

People Trump's full statement on revoking John Brennan's security clearance
Author: 0 Trump's full statement on revoking John Brennan's security clearance

Seems like you will never understand what it means to be president, nor what it takes to be a good, decent, & honest person. "At this point in my administration, any benefits that senior officials might glean from consultations with Mr Brennan are now outweighed by the risk posed by his erratic conduct and behavior", she quoted Trump as saying.

People Lavrov: Putin and Trump may meet to improve relations
Author: 0 Lavrov: Putin and Trump may meet to improve relations

Lavrov said on Sunday Russia was ready to extend contacts with the United States on the level of foreign ministers if the USA side was ready to act on a basis of equality, RIA reported . "Of course, the government has no such plans". In the 45-minute press conference, Trump discredited U.S. intelligence and American policies more broadly, saying "the United States has been foolish" about ties with Russian Federation, a country that has engaged in ongoing attacks on USA democracy.

People Technology to send astronauts to space already developed: ISRO on Gaganyaan
Author: 0 Technology to send astronauts to space already developed: ISRO on Gaganyaan

Before the actual 2022 launch, ISRO is expected to complete two unmanned missions, according to Sivan, and the spacecraft will be launched using the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) Mark-III. Modi said his government would launch from September 25 a previously announced medical insurance scheme, dubbed " Modicare ", to give about 500 million poor people annual health cover of 500,000 rupees ($7,200) to treat serious illness.

People Iran said to cancel visit to Tehran by Iraq's prime minister
Author: 0 Iran said to cancel visit to Tehran by Iraq's prime minister

The administration says the renewed sanctions are meant to pressure Tehran to halt its alleged support for worldwide terrorism, its military activity in the Middle East and its ballistic missile programme. Last week he said Iraq disagreed with the USA sanctions on Iran but would abide by them to safeguard its own interests, triggering criticisms from Iran-allied Iraqi politicians and in the Islamic Republic.

People Heavy rains continue in Kerala, some relief camps get flooded
Author: 0 Heavy rains continue in Kerala, some relief camps get flooded

A Kerala State Disaster Management Authority (KSDMA) official told AFP that the death toll was expected to rise. The water levels rose in all districts overnight, especially those on the banks of river Pampa and Periyar, where rescue forces have evacuated thousands of people, but many more are still feared stranded.

People Trump signs bill named for Sen McCain,fails to mention cancer-ridden Republican
Author: 0 Trump signs bill named for Sen McCain,fails to mention cancer-ridden Republican

Meanwhile, the White House said in a statement on Monday that national security adviser John Bolton has met Serdar Kilic, Turkey's ambassador to the USA, at the request of the ambassador. The measure also addresses child-on-child sexual assault at USA military bases worldwide. "I've seen things that you don't even want to see", he said of intelligence about China's military.

People 100 security men, 20 civilians die in Afghan Taliban offensive
Author: 0 100 security men, 20 civilians die in Afghan Taliban offensive

Afghan forces are battling the Taliban after the group stormed Ghazni city, the capital of the province with the same name and a strategic point linking Kabul with southern Afghanistan - on Friday. Afghan officials said their forces will strike the Taliban from all four sides of the city. The Western-backed government in Kabul has been struggling to fend off the Taliban and other militant groups since the withdrawal of most North Atlantic Treaty Organisation troops in 2014.

People At least 48 killed in blast at Afghan education centre
Author: 0 At least 48 killed in blast at Afghan education centre

While Afghanistan's Defense Ministry claimed that government forces would soon regain control of the city as " Taliban militants had been pushed back , " civilians at the scene say that fighting is ongoing. According to Zabul police the clash happened when a group of armed Taliban attacked police check posts on the highway near Qalat city of Zabul province.

People European aid group: Ships unwilling to save migrants
Author: 0 European aid group: Ships unwilling to save migrants

She said "it could of course be the case that in theory a flag state of a rescue ship could be considered a potential location for disembarkation, but this might not be possible in practice". "Malta was neither the coordinating nor the competent authority (and).the requests for the vessel to enter our ports are unwarranted and without legal standing", it said in a statement.

People Limit time outside because of unhealthy air quality
Author: 0 Limit time outside because of unhealthy air quality

Day has turned to night in Edmonton and many parts of Alberta as smoke from forest fires in British Columbia continues to roll into the province. The green dots in the Tri-City area are for ozone levels and the red dot is for smoke. Their advice? The air sucks right now , as you can probably tell by looking out your window. But most of the region was " unhealthy for sensitive groups ".

People Turnbull and Shorten unite to condemn controversial Fraser Anning speech
Author: 0 Turnbull and Shorten unite to condemn controversial Fraser Anning speech

Senator Anning, an ex-One Nation senator, has been widely criticised for calling for a ban on Muslim immigration and using the phrase " final solution " in reference to a plebiscite on which migrants can enter the country. Hanson joined the condemnation, telling the Senate she was appalled by Anning's speech. He won support from his party leader, Bob Katter, who said he "1,000 percent" backed him.

People On Independence Day, Modi promises Indian manned space mission
Author: 0 On Independence Day, Modi promises Indian manned space mission

In his Independence Day address to the nation, PM Modi said: "In space technology, we have dreamt something; our scientists have dreamt something". Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the Human Spaceflight Programme (HSP), Isro chairman Sivan K said the space agency is confident of fulfilling Modi's promise to the country +.

People China rejects allegations of detaining million Uighurs in camps in Xinjiang
Author: 0 China rejects allegations of detaining million Uighurs in camps in Xinjiang

But McDougall said authorities have "turned the Uighur Autonomous Region into something that resembles a massive internment camp that is shrouded in secrecy - a sort of " no rights zone ". China's constitution guarantees the freedom of religious worship but the ruling Communist Party is officially atheist and keeps tight restrictions on religious activities.

People Paul Manafort's lawyers conclude trial without calling any witnesses
Author: 0 Paul Manafort's lawyers conclude trial without calling any witnesses

The decision comes after Judge T.S. Ellis III denied a defense motion seeking to acquit Mr. Manafort, alleging prosecutors from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office did not prove their case. Manafort's decision not to testify and not to call witnesses came after Ellis rejected a defense motion that the case should be dismissed on grounds the government failed to meet its burden of proof.

People Cardinal Wuerl’s actions in Pittsburgh scrutinized by Catholic sexual abuse investigation
Author: 0 Cardinal Wuerl’s actions in Pittsburgh scrutinized by Catholic sexual abuse investigation

What distinguished this probe was its extraordinary scope: The grand jury scrutinized abuse allegations in six of Pennsylvania's eight dioceses that, collectively, minister to more than half the state's 3.2 million Catholics. According to the report, the accused priests victimised boys, girls, teens and pre-pubescent children. Some were raped orally, some vaginally, some anally.

People Search for survivors after Italian motorway collapse kills 26
Author: 0 Search for survivors after Italian motorway collapse kills 26

Authorities said at least 30 cars and three heavy duty vehicles were on the 80-metre section of the bridge that collapsed. Davide Capello, a soccer player, was on a motorway bridge in Genoa in Italy when it collapsed. Mr Brencich had already raised the alarm over the danger posed by the bridge in 2016, calling its span "a failure of engineering". A former goalkeeper for Italian Serie A club Cagliari survived the deadly collapse of a motorway viaduct in Genoa on Tuesday despite going down ...