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Twin California wildfires are largest in state's history

Twin California wildfires are largest in state's history

One of the wildfires, the "Carr fire" near Redding, California, on the Sacramento River about 120 miles south of the OR border, has claimed seven lives, destroyed more than 1,000 homes and scarred ...

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Video shows deadly explosion on highway in Bologna, Italy

Video shows deadly explosion on highway in Bologna, Italy

Italian authorities have named the deceased as the tanker's 41-year-old driver, and has said 70 people were injured, some with serious burns. Several hours after the explosion, firefighters said t...

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Trump’s Ex-Advisor Rick Gates Testifies He Committed Crimes With Paul Manafort

Trump’s Ex-Advisor Rick Gates Testifies He Committed Crimes With Paul Manafort

Gates testified that he and Manafort had 15 foreign accounts they did not report to the US government, and knew that was illegal. Gates's testimony came on the fifth day of Mr Manafort's trial on ...

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German couple jailed for selling son to predators on darknet

German couple jailed for selling son to predators on darknet

Lais, the boy's stepfather whom he called "papa", had a previous conviction for child abuse, raising questions why he was allowed to live in a home with a child present. He also made serious accusatio...

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Parkland suspect told police he heard voices in his head

Parkland suspect told police he heard voices in his head

A group of police officers stand guard in front of the side entrance of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School after a shooting in Parkland, Fla., Feb. "You could have stopped the demon anytime you ...

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Karunanidhi, Indian political icon, dies at 94

Karunanidhi, Indian political icon, dies at 94

Several senior DMK leaders, including working president M.K. Stalin and his estranged elder brother M.K. Azhagiri, were at the hospital. The five-time Chief Minister was admitted to Kauvery Hospital...

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Head of Syria research centre killed in auto bombing, newspaper reports

Head of Syria research centre killed in auto bombing, newspaper reports

The center has been targeted in two air attacks that have been attributed to Israel, including one in April that killed several Iranians. Esber's driver was also killed in the blast, according to th...

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Saudi airline stops flights to Canada amid escalating diplomatic row

Saudi airline stops flights to Canada amid escalating diplomatic row

Saudi Arabia has called Canada's actions a "blatant interference in the Kingdom's domestic affairs" and has responded with a series of diplomatic measures, including freezing new trade and investment ...

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Video shows Brooklyn nail salon workers attacking customer

Video shows Brooklyn nail salon workers attacking customer

Cops on Friday arrested salon worker Huiyue Zheng , 32, and customer Christina Thomas , 21 on charges that included misdemeanor assault, harassment and menacing. Meanwhile, the Facebook page for New...

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Luxury yacht linked to 1MDB scandal arrives in Malaysia

Luxury yacht linked to 1MDB scandal arrives in Malaysia

In a Facebook video, Mahathir thanked Indonesia for returning the $250 million yacht, Equanimity , which was seized by Indonesia off Bali in February in co-operation with the U.S. A luxury yacht alle...

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Iran, US Trade Barbs Ahead Of Renewed Sanctions On Tehran

Iran, US Trade Barbs Ahead Of Renewed Sanctions On Tehran

President Donald Trump has been a frequent critic of that deal and withdrew the United States from the agreement three months ago, setting in motion the reimposition of the sanctions effective at mi...

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WeHo City Council To Vote On Removing Trump's Star

WeHo City Council To Vote On Removing Trump's Star

The agenda item read: "The City Council will consider adopting a resolution urging the Los Angeles City Council and Hollywood Chamber of Commerce to remove President Donald J. The president re...

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LeBron James to produce documentary series 'Shut Up and Dribble' for Showtime

LeBron James to produce documentary series 'Shut Up and Dribble' for Showtime

James has another show, "The Shop", set to debut August 28 on HBO, in which he leads conversation and debate among his guests in barbershops around the country. He made Lebron look smart, which isn't ...

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Baby boy dies after being pulled from water near Brooklyn Bridge

Baby boy dies after being pulled from water near Brooklyn Bridge

Police said no parent or guardian was present at the scene and the child showed no signs of trauma. A family visiting from Stillwater, Oklahoma, spotted the boy, about eight months old, at about 4pm...

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Apple remove podcasts by Infowars' notorious host Alex Jones

Apple remove podcasts by Infowars' notorious host Alex Jones

Technology companies Apple and Facebook have deleted content belonging to United States far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones from their platforms, alleging hate speech , glorified violenc...

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Mendocino Complex Fire Now Fourth Largest in California History

Mendocino Complex Fire Now Fourth Largest in California History

Parts of Yosemite National Park will remain closed indefinitely due to the Ferguson Fire burning near the park, according to the National Park Service . "But it has nothing to do with water policy"...

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Trump acknowledges goal of 2016 meeting with Russian lawyer

Trump acknowledges goal of 2016 meeting with Russian lawyer

Asked in late July about Mueller's reported review of Trump's tweets , Rudy Giuliani , the President's attorney, appeared to dismiss the idea. Ingraham then went on a riff about how the left i...

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Farmers have mixed reaction to Government's drought package

Farmers have mixed reaction to Government's drought package

The dry spell, which shows no sign of ending, has left 99 percent of New South Wales, Australia's most populous state, in drought, according to the Department of Primary Industries. "Australian farmer...

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Star Witness Gates Testifies He Committed Crimes With Manafort

Star Witness Gates Testifies He Committed Crimes 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 ...

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Trump tackles Russian lawyer claims head on

Trump tackles Russian lawyer claims head on

With President Donald Trump apparently admitting on Twitter that his son, Donald Trump, Jr ., met with Russian officials at Trump Tower in 2016 to get "information" on then-Democratic presidentia...

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A 9-Year-Old Boy's Lemonade Stand Was Robbed at Gunpoint

A 9-Year-Old Boy's Lemonade Stand Was Robbed at Gunpoint

The Union County Sheriff's Office said Sunday that the stickup happened near a traffic roundabout in Monroe, about 30 miles (50 kilometers) southeast of Charlotte. It's reported he got away with the...

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Alleged Russian Agent’s Contacts Also Included Trump Aide

Alleged Russian Agent’s Contacts Also Included Trump Aide

The 50-year-old Gordon attempted to brush off the significance of his contacts with Butina in a statement responding to the Post's story. Most recently, leading up to President Trump's meeting w...

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Weekend toll: 70 shot - 11 fatally - in Chicago gun violence

Weekend toll: 70 shot - 11 fatally - in Chicago gun violence

Dozens of people have been wounded in weekend shootings across Chicago police said. In a press conference Sunday afternoon, Police Chief Fred Waller said some of the shootings were targeted ...

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World War 2 sign warning Nazis not to bomb Ireland revealed

World War 2 sign warning Nazis not to bomb Ireland revealed

The gorse fire has been burning in the area for the past three weeks, but the sign was only revealed when the smoke cleared. The huge letters spell the word Éire, which means Ireland in Gaelic. The ...

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Italy explosion: At least two dead in highway blast

Italy explosion: At least two dead in highway blast

Italian media said a truck carrying cars collided on a bridge with another tanker truck containing explosive materials. Photos on social media showed a huge ball of fire and black smoke billowing in...

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China announces $60B of U.S. goods for tariff retaliation

This is false, and not how tariffs work. "Every country on Earth wants to take wealth out of the U.S., always to our detriment". If they don't want to be taxed, let them make or build the product ...

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Illinois creates holiday to celebrate Pres. Obama

Illinois creates holiday to celebrate Pres. Obama

John Legend who is in Indonesia with Chrissy Teigen had a dedicated post for the retired president. An Illinois state law signed previous year marks August 4 in honor of the 44th president. Fans...

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Protesters paralyse parts of Bangladesh after bus kills two students

Protesters paralyse parts of Bangladesh after bus kills two students

Violent clashes continued in Bangladesh as authorities fired tear gas and shut down mobile internet connections after a week of student protests that brought tens of thousands to the streets. "It wa...

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Police accused of harshly targeting opponents of extreme-right group in Oregon

Police accused of harshly targeting opponents of extreme-right group in Oregon

Portland police later said "protest officers seized firework mortars", while some activists on the left accused police of shooting "stun grenades". Effie Baum, a spokesperson with Popular Mobilizati...

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Hurricane Hector Still Tracking Towards Hawaii, Should Pass South

Hurricane Hector Still Tracking Towards Hawaii, Should Pass South

On the forecast track, Hector will cross into the central Pacific basin Sunday night. "Slow weakening is forecast during the next few days". While the official forecast track continues to lie sout...

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United States will 'enforce the sanctions' against Iran: Pompeo

United States will 'enforce the sanctions' against Iran: Pompeo

Washington's so-called "snapback" sanctions are due to be reinstated against Tehran at 12:01 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, a US Treasury official said, speaking on condition anonymity. Iranian authorities ha...

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3 dead in Orange County plane crash

Fire authorities were called about the crash around 12:30 p.m. local time . Five persons have been killed after a small aircraft crashed in Santa Ana city in the USA state of California, officials ...

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Cessna plane crashes in California parking lot, killing all 5 on board

Cessna plane crashes in California parking lot, killing all 5 on board

There were no reported injuries on the ground, said Capt. Steve Concialdi of Orange County Fire. Photos from the scene show the plane upright but on its belly. Although a vehicle in the lot was da...

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Bookkeeper notes false info on Manafort forms

Bookkeeper notes false info on Manafort forms

Prosecutors are expected to present to a jury detailed financial evidence they say proves Manafort hid from US tax authorities millions of dollars of income he earned working for pro-Russian politicia...

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11 children found in squalid compound near New Mexico/Colorado state line

11 children found in squalid compound near New Mexico/Colorado state line

The children ranging in age from one to 15 were removed from the compound in the small community of Amalia, New Mexico , and turned over to state child-welfare workers, Taos County Sheriff Jerry Hogr...

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Iran 'preparing' major military exercise in Gulf as United States tensions rise

Iran 'preparing' major military exercise in Gulf as United States tensions rise

On Wednesday, US officials told CNN they believed Iran's hard-line Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps was gearing up for a large-scale drill in the Strait of Hormuz, one of the world's most import...

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Smith College employee placed on leave after calling police on black student

Smith College employee placed on leave after calling police on black student

Kanoute, an undergraduate student at the MA private college, was on campus working in a summer program as a teaching assistant and residential adviser. "Your response has been helpful, but it is incom...

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Saudi Arabia expels Canada’s ambassador, freezes all trade with Ottawa

Saudi Arabia expels Canada’s ambassador, freezes all trade with Ottawa

The ministry said what the Canadian foreign minister and the Canadian Embassy said about what they called "civil society activists" was false allegations and not based on truth. Mr. Allam said what's ...

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Doubts raised over ‘exploding drone attack on Maduro’

Doubts raised over ‘exploding drone attack on Maduro’

The other machine collided into a nearby building and exploded, he said. Three firefighters speaking on the condition of anonymity said the explosion was caused by a gas tank in a nearby apartment bui...

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Trump Would Fight Any US Special Counsel Subpoena in Court -president's Lawyer

Trump Would Fight Any US Special Counsel Subpoena in Court -president's Lawyer

Fake News reporting, a complete fabrication , that I am concerned about the meeting my wonderful son, Donald, had in Trump Tower. According to a Washington Post report , "Trump has confided to fri...

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