• Missile fired from Gaza at southern Israeli city
Missile fired from Gaza at southern Israeli city

A spokesman for the Hof Ashkelon regional council said that sirens were also sounded in the nearby towns of Zikim and Carmia. A rocket was sacked from the Gaza Strip on Tuesday evening. Israel claims that the attacks were launched is response to a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip which landed in an unpopulated area in the occupied territories wit...

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  • US Already Feeling Consequences Of Global Warming, Draft Report Finds
US Already Feeling Consequences Of Global Warming, Draft Report Finds

Asked about a new federal report on the effects of climate change , Nikki Haley saw no reason the Trump administration wouldn't accept the results. "But those who challenge scientific data on human-caused climate change say they are equally anxious that the draft report , as well as the larger National Climate Assessment , will be publicly relea...

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  • ASEAN Communiqué Stalls Amid Disagreement on S. China Sea Stance
ASEAN Communiqué Stalls Amid Disagreement on S. China Sea Stance

The moment on Sunday was portrayed as particularly special as it was on the 50th anniversary of the founding of the grouping of 10 nations with a combined population of nearly 700 million and an economy of $US2.4 trillion ($3 trillion). Prominent Philippine academic Richard Heydarian said "overall it's a slam dunk diplomatic victory for China". V...

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  • Trump endorses Luther Strange in senate primary
Trump endorses Luther Strange in senate primary

Meanwhile, the Senate Leadership Fund (SLF), a super PAC allied with the majority leader, has poured millions into the special election and attacked Rep. 20 to 25 percent of voters will go to the polls on Tuesday August 15th. . Others competing for the GOP nomination include Roy Moore, the former chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court.

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  • Did we humans contribute to the Texas heat wave? It's complicated
Did we humans contribute to the Texas heat wave? It's complicated

They've also said exactly what the USA should do about climate change, and how much economic harm it should be willing to inflict on itself in order to mitigate the effects, should remain open questions. Dozens of scientists representing 13 federal agencies in the United States agree that climate change driven by human activity is underway and its ...

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  • Jamaatud Dawa enters political arena, launches Milli Muslim League party
Jamaatud Dawa enters political arena, launches Milli Muslim League party

Lashkar-e-Taiba founder Hafiz Saeed's party, Jamaatud Dawa (JuD), listed by the United Nations as a terror outfit, has made a decision to enter mainstream politics from the platform of a new 'Milli Muslim League (MML)' party, the media reported.

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  • LAFC in talks to sign Mexican worldwide Carlos Vela
LAFC in talks to sign Mexican worldwide Carlos Vela

According to the soccer website transfermarkt.com, Vela's contract with Sociedad runs through June, meaning LAFC will have to play a transfer fee. Real Sociedad later announced that Vela will join MLS for preseason in January after playing the first half of this European season for Real Sociedad, but did not specify which club Vela will be off ...

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  • Suspect accused of shooting, killing Missouri police officer arrested
Suspect accused of shooting, killing Missouri police officer arrested

Mo., on Sunday night. This a breaking story. The authorities thought they were closing in on him earlier Tuesday, but a search of a home in Chilhowee came up empty. His brother, Chris Michael, told area media that Gary had always wanted to serve. Chris Michael says his "brother was a light to the world", and that "One man's bad decision took th...

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  • Cheetos-themed 'pop up' restaurant opens in NYC this month
Cheetos-themed 'pop up' restaurant opens in NYC this month

The limited time (flamin") hot spot, created as a send-off to NYC's Restaurant Week "17, will be open for just three days (Aug. 15 to August 17), meaning the list of people who will actually get to taste Cheetos' fine dining offerings will be rather small.

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  • Tillerson urges Pyongyang to stop missile tests
Tillerson urges Pyongyang to stop missile tests

She says in the past, there's been a pattern in which China complies with sanctions after a North Korean provocation, but then slips back over time. Wang said Tillerson's "Four Nos" promise was a positive signal. The Latest on developments on efforts to ratchet up pressure on North Korea over its nuclear program.

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  • Rouhani's proposed second-term Cabinet draws ire
Rouhani's proposed second-term Cabinet draws ire

The Hamas delegation arrived in Tehran this weekend to participate in a Saturday swearing-in ceremony for Iranian President-elect Hassan Rouhani , who beat out hardline rival Ebrahim Raisi in May 19 polls. It also holds vast economic interests in Iran. During his first term, she was one of three women among his large cohort of vice presidents, who...

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  • Thailand tells Tillerson trade with N. Korea has fallen sharply
Thailand tells Tillerson trade with N. Korea has fallen sharply

Up to 94% of trade volume between Thailand and North Korea has been cut from a year ago, Don said. Tillerson is the highest level American diplomat to visit Thailand since a 2014 coup strained ties between the longtime friends and saw China cosy up to Bangkok with massive military sales and infrastructure deals.

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  • Trump Has Sent 'Greetings' to Robert Mueller
Trump Has Sent 'Greetings' to Robert Mueller

Stephen Colbert opened CBS' Late Show with "vacation slides" from Trump's Bedminster trip, showing the president watching cable news in bed and eventually throwing his television out of the window. Duffy said, though, the negative news stories about Trump have been relentless. "Now he judges collusion?" Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump , and...

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  • Police open fire on auto 'with explosives inside' in Molenbeek
Police open fire on auto 'with explosives inside' in Molenbeek

He was detained after leading police on a chase, speeding through a red light, until they fired a shot at the wheels of the auto to slow him. Officers fired at the car's tyres after it hit two police vehicles, according to Belgian newspaper De Morgen.

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  • Alarming Federal Report On Global Warming Elicits Fears Trump Will Suppress It
Alarming Federal Report On Global Warming Elicits Fears Trump Will Suppress It

While the National Academy of Sciences has signed off on the draft report , the authors now await permission from the Trump administration to formally release it, amid experts' concerns the administration will suppress its findings. They are projected to rise at least 2.5 degrees in the contiguous United States over the next few decades even if ...

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  • Federal police dismantle major worldwide crime syndicate, 17 arrested
Federal police dismantle major worldwide crime syndicate, 17 arrested

The drugs have an estimated street value of up to $810 million. "This result could not have been achieved without the comprehensive and on-going support of our partners in the UAE and the Netherlands; due to their work, we are able to bring these people to account".

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  • British Model Freed After Being Kidnapped To Be Sold, Italian Police Say
British Model Freed After Being Kidnapped To Be Sold, Italian Police Say

She claimed she was drugged and put in a suitcase before she was taken to and held at a remote cabin against her will. Suspicion arose, however, when it was learned that Ayling had gone shopping for groceries and shoes with her captor. The mother-of-one's captor allegedly released her after six days and took her to the British consulate in Mil...

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  • Trump Lawyer Says POTUS Has Sent Private Messages of 'Appreciation' to Mueller
Trump Lawyer Says POTUS Has Sent Private Messages of 'Appreciation' to Mueller

After reports surfaced earlier this year that Trump might be a target of the Mueller investigation, he called it a "witch hunt" and questioned the investigators. Trump came under fire previously for a conversation with Comey in which he asked him to end his investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.

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  • Congress Working Committee passes resolution on 75th Quit India Movement anniversary
Congress Working Committee passes resolution on 75th Quit India Movement anniversary

The BJP , however, countered the allegations, saying the Congress was making "desperate attempts" as they had "defeat staring them in the face". It is not an electoral crisis. "The Congress party has just got some foreign elements heading the party who don't know anything about India", he added. The attack on the Congress V-P in Gujarat will als...

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  • Iraqi Shia paramilitary fighters killed in U.S. airstrikes
Iraqi Shia paramilitary fighters killed in U.S. airstrikes

The Iraqi Defence Ministry declined to comment the incident, while Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, speaking at a press conference Tuesday, said he had spoke with the militia's leadership and that reports of the incident were still being confirmed.

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