• Passenger plunges to his death at USA fair as ride comes apart
Passenger plunges to his death at USA fair as ride comes apart

The North American Midway is confident the Fire Ball ride could be back at the Calgary Stampede as early as next year, after a tragedy in OH forced the operator to shut down all three of its rides until further notice. In Vancouver, the Pacific National Exhibition announced the temporary closure of a permanent ride at its Playland Amusement Park ...

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  • Russian Federation threatens retaliation over USA sanctions
Russian Federation threatens retaliation over USA sanctions

President Barack Obama over accusations of alleged Russian hacking during the presidential election. The U.S. bill, which also imposes new sanctions on Iran and North Korea, had been delayed while lawmakers resolved procedural issues and revised language that energy companies said would prevent many overseas deals.

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  • Israel's Shin Bet investigating embassy guard shootings in Jordan
Israel's Shin Bet investigating embassy guard shootings in Jordan

The embassy staff was allowed to leave Amman for Israel almost two days later amid demonstrations and calls for the death penalty for the security guard. Later, they marched towards the Israel embassy, chanting slogans against Israel, including "death to Israel", "no embassy for the [Zionist] entity" and "We sacrifice our soul and our blood for the...

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  • Russian official threatens retaliation over U.S. sanctions
Russian official threatens retaliation over U.S. sanctions

Stung by the new threat of American sanctions, Russia's Foreign Ministry says the US must downsize its diplomatic and technical staff in Moscow and other cities. "The vote puts Trump in an awkward position". "Such blackmail, aimed at limiting the interaction of foreign partners with Russian Federation, carries a threat to many countries and worldwi...

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  • Putin confirms 755 United States diplomatic staff must leave
Putin confirms 755 United States diplomatic staff must leave

Lawmakers say they want to prevent the president from acting on his own to lift penalties imposed by the previous administration for meddling in last year's USA election and for aggression in Ukraine. It said it is ordering the U.S. Embassy to limit the number of embassy and consular employees in the country to 455 in response to the U.S. Senate's ...

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  • Russia Expels 755 US Diplomats in Retaliation for Sanctions
Russia Expels 755 US Diplomats in Retaliation for Sanctions

The ministry also ousted the U.S. from a recreation retreat and warehouse in Moscow . US Ambassador to Russia John Tefft has expressed his "strong disappointment and protest" over Moscow's decision to expel the US diplomats, according to a statement to CNN from the US Embassy in Moscow.

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  • Trump ready to sign Russian Federation sanctions bill
Trump ready to sign Russian Federation sanctions bill

The Russians also suspended the right of the US Embassy to use the storage facilities on Dorozhnaya Street in Moscow and the country house in Serebryany Bor. The foreign ministry said it would also close down the embassy dacha on the outskirts of Moscow and rescind access to warehouse space. The European Union is remaining vigilant about the pa...

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  • Irish newspaper slammed for antisemitic column on BBC pay gap
Irish newspaper slammed for antisemitic column on BBC pay gap

The opinion piece by columnist Kevin Myers was entitled "Sorry, ladies - equal pay has to be earned", and discussed the pay of presenters at the United Kingdom public broadcaster the BBC , including TV presenter Claudia Winkleman and radio host Vanessa Feltz.

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  • Newspaper Review: Thousands' prayer at al-Aqsa mosque focus of dailies
Newspaper Review: Thousands' prayer at al-Aqsa mosque focus of dailies

Jordan's King Abdullah called on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to put on trial an Israeli security guard who shot dead two Jordanians and warned the way the incident is handled would directly affect ties between the two countries. The Foreign Ministry said is also to ensure this issue and the question of Al Quds Al Sharif continue to command th...

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  • PRIEBUS OUT: Trump names homeland security secretary as new chief of staff
PRIEBUS OUT: Trump names homeland security secretary as new chief of staff

Kelly, 67, a retired four-star Marine Corps general, was most recently secretary for the Department of Homeland Security. During the White House press briefing Thursday, newly minted Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders would not say if President Trump had confiedence in Priebus.

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  • Air cable vehicle crash strands 100 passengers above river
Air cable vehicle crash strands 100 passengers above river

No injuries are being reported. Authorities say 32 of the cars were operating on the line, which travels 50ft above the River Rhine, when the crash happened. "Fortunately, we were also given direct hand signals that we should remain calm and there is nothing bad". Cable auto manager Thomas Miebach apologised to riders and said an investigation ...

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  • Russian Federation is retaliating against new U.S. sanctions. Here's what that actually means
Russian Federation is retaliating against new U.S. sanctions. Here's what that actually means

Congress sent the Russian sanction bill to the president's desk, but the question remains if President Trump sign it. Tensions between Russia and the U.S. The sanctions were approved by both Republicans and Democrats as United States intelligence agencies believe Russian Federation tried to sway last year's USA election in favour of Donald T...

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  • (WWE) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.01 EPS
(WWE) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.01 EPS

During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.01 EPS. The business is expected to announce its next earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. 01/09/2017 - MKM Partners began new coverage on World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc . giving the company a " rating. Municipal Employees Retirement System of MI now owns 8,790 shares of the...

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  • Gainesville Police rejection of Trump's police comments goes viral
Gainesville Police rejection of Trump's police comments goes viral

But Dave Fischer, who's a board member of the Association of Retired Police Officers says that's not the case. "In his address to the officers, which mainly included hostile comments about illegal immigration and the predominantly Latinx street-gang MS-13, Trump not only flatly advocated that the police officers violently throw "thugs" into the b...

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  • Russian Federation orders United States to cut diplomats over new sanctions
Russian Federation orders United States to cut diplomats over new sanctions

Moscow had previously announced that the diplomatic staff of U.S. embassies and consulates in the country would be cut to 455, around the same number Russian Federation has in the US. Reports of Russian meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election have put a damper on hopes for better ties that the Kremlin had pinned on Trump's presidency.

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  • Putin: US embassy in Moscow will have to cut staff by 755
Putin: US embassy in Moscow will have to cut staff by 755

The ministry said the number was being cut to 455 diplomats. "However this is possible only on the basis of equality, mutual respect and a balancing interests", the ministry said. Moscow has responded by ordering a reduction in the number of U.S. diplomats in Russian Federation and closing the U.S. Embassy's recreation retreat.

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  • Kyle Busch wins pole for NASCAR Cup race at Pocono Raceway
Kyle Busch wins pole for NASCAR Cup race at Pocono Raceway

Joe Gibbs Racing suspended two members of Truex's Furniture Row Racing team for three races each. Pocono is one of two tracks on the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series schedule Busch still has not won at. Jamie McMurray earned the third spot and Denny Hamlin will start four. Dale Earnhardt Jr . just made the cutoff after the first round of...

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  • Trump fumes over health care reform after 'skinny repeal' defeat
Trump fumes over health care reform after 'skinny repeal' defeat

Critics say an end to those payments would immediately create problems on the exchanges, as people would be unable to pay for their insurance. "He's going to make that decision this week, and that's a decision that only he can make", Conway said.

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  • Top Republican drafting bill to protect special counsel
Top Republican drafting bill to protect special counsel

In a rather extraordinary message aimed at the President of the United States, Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) told CNN there would be "holy hell to pay" if Donald Trump fires Jeff Sessions. Charles Grassley, (R-Iowa), issued his own warning in a tweet Wednesday night, saying his committee would not take up a nomination of a replacement att...

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  • Abbas 'Okay' After Hospital Checkup
Abbas 'Okay' After Hospital Checkup

A Palestinian source told Haaretz that the hospital visit was not out of emergency but for routine tests. "President Mahmoud Abbas underwent medical checks, and they show that he is in perfectly good health". Abbas has thus far not appointed a successor, setting the stage for what many believe will be a bitter power struggle after his tenure. The...

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