Tuesday August 21-st, 2018

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 officers went to the compound as part of the search to find a missing 3-year-old boy from Georgia, believed to have been kidnapped by his father, Siraj Wahhaj. "Their ages were 1-15 years old". Mr Wahhaj is also wanted on suspicion of abducting...

South Sudanese government and rebels sign peace deal to end conflict South Sudanese government and rebels sign peace deal to end conflict

Still, Ahmed said the parties disagree on the power-sharing at the level of local governments, but they are determined to solve the issue before the final signing of the document on August 5. South Sudan became independent from Sudan in 2011, but c...

Lee wins GOP governor primary in Tennessee Lee wins GOP governor primary in Tennessee

Lee called himself the race's only conservative outsider and focused heavily on his Christian beliefs. Lee heads his family's mechanical contracting, facilities and home services firm. Today is a milestone and the beginning of the general election,...

Venezuela Arrests 6 'Terrorists' Over Maduro Attack as Opposition Fears Reprisals Venezuela Arrests 6 'Terrorists' Over Maduro Attack as Opposition Fears Reprisals

Maduro also said some of those who had planned to kill him were living in the United States . Screengrab taken from a handout video released by Venezuelan Television showing Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, his wife Cilia Flores and military a...

Saudi Arabia expelling Canadian ambassador Saudi Arabia expelling Canadian ambassador

In its long history, Saudi Arabia has not and will not accept intervention in its internal affairs or impose dictates on it from any country. The Saudis warned in a statement that any more criticism will be interpreted as licence to meddle in C...

'Fire season just beginning': Massive California fire grows by another quarter 'Fire season just beginning': Massive California fire grows by another quarter

The Pacific Gas and Electric employee was fatally injured in a vehicle-related accident Saturday on the western edge of the Carr Fire in Shasta County, utility spokeswoman Melissa Subbotin said. He says fire whirls are common, but not at the inte...

Iran eases currency rules, hoping to buoy rial ahead of sanctions Iran eases currency rules, hoping to buoy rial ahead of sanctions

As Iran reels from the economic war the U.S.is waging on it, the country is hoping to avoid further damage from fast-approaching sanctions by launching a new digital currency, according to Iranian media reports. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sa...

National Basketball Association players come to defense of LeBron James National Basketball Association players come to defense of LeBron James

James, who signed recently for the Los Angeles Lakers , was being interviewed about a school he recently opened for underpriviledged children in his hometown of Akron, Ohio , among other topics. Melania Trump isn't on her husband's side in his pers...

China Plans Tariffs on $60 Billion of Imports to Counter Trump China Plans Tariffs on $60 Billion of Imports to Counter Trump

Lu Xiang, an expert on U.S. The Trump administration tightened pressure for trade concessions from Beijing this week by proposing a higher 25% tariff on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports. President Donald Trump pauses during remarks at a camp...

Virginia Amber Alert issued for girl, 12, abducted from DC airport Virginia Amber Alert issued for girl, 12, abducted from DC airport

An Amber Alert was issued Thursday after authorities believed the young Chinese girl went missing from airport in Arlington, Virginia. So far, no word on the circumstances of her disappearance. The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children...

Trump Defends Son's Meeting With Russians as `Totally Legal' Trump Defends Son's Meeting With Russians as `Totally Legal'

Special Counsel Robert Mueller is investigating whether Trump campaign members coordinated with a Russian effort to sway the 2016 election in the Republican's favour. Donald Jr initially said in a statement to The New York Times that the meeting ...

Accountant of ex-Trump aide Manafort testifies she helped falsify documents Accountant of ex-Trump aide Manafort testifies she helped falsify documents

Laporta said that Gates sent her a backdated document purporting to memorialize the loan and that Manafort saved $400,000 to $500,000 in taxes. "Correct", answered Laporta, explaining that she went along with accounting manoeuvres suggested by M...

20 killed in Saudi-led airstrike on fish market in Yemen 20 killed in Saudi-led airstrike on fish market in Yemen

During the protest, the president of the Houthi Revolutionary Committee, Mohammed Ali al-Houthi, said the Yemeni army and popular committees were able to hit targets of all the member countries of the Saudi-led coalition, even if they were undergroun...

Evacuations underway in Lynchburg, heavy rain may cause dam to fail Evacuations underway in Lynchburg, heavy rain may cause dam to fail

Heavy rains sent water spilling over a dam in Lynchburg, Virginia , spurring fears that it could collapse, but Friday officials said the 84-year-old structure was "currently stable and. Local fire and police were sending boats to rescue people to ...

Trump insults Koch brothers as ‘total joke’ in GOP circles Trump insults Koch brothers as ‘total joke’ in GOP circles

I never sought their support because I don't need their money or bad ideas. Asked how hed react if Democrats won back the House of Representatives, Koch said, “I dont care what initials are in front or after somebodys name. The Republican National ...

Vatican changes teaching to oppose death penalty in all cases Vatican changes teaching to oppose death penalty in all cases

In his final years, my father continued to advocate for eliminating the law from the books, calling it a 'stain on our conscience.' Today, in solidarity with Pope Francis and in honor of my father, I will be advancing legislation to remove the deat...

Hausknecht murder suspect kills self in confrontation with Houston Police Hausknecht murder suspect kills self in confrontation with Houston Police

He was not complying with the commands of the first responding officer and killed himself once a second officer arrived, the chief said. Police had said shots that Pappas allegedly fired at Hausknecht as he also rode on a bike "took some skil...

Indonesia issues tsunami warning after 7.0 quake hits Bali Indonesia issues tsunami warning after 7.0 quake hits Bali

Video aired by Kompas TV showed patients being evacuated from a hospital in Bali's Tabanan district. There were no immediate reports of casualties, the news agency Reuters reported. "The first one lasted quite a while, the second one was only about...

Plane crash in Switzerland killed all 20 people on board Plane crash in Switzerland killed all 20 people on board

The plane was operated by JU-Air, an association set-up to keep the planes flying after they were taken out of service by the Swiss Air Force in 1981. The airline posteda statement online: "We have the sad duty to announce that one of our Ju-52 aircr...

First Woman Charged In Denmark For Refusing To Remove Niqab First Woman Charged In Denmark For Refusing To Remove Niqab

The police took a photo of the woman in the niqab , as well as securing other video evidence from surveillance cameras in the shopping centre. The woman was slapped with a fine of 1,000 Danish kroner ($210) and requested to either remove the veil ...

Australian climber to be rescued today Australian climber to be rescued today

Members of the alpine cliff rescue team found most of the man's equipment at French Ridge hut. An Australian climber is still missing at Mount Aspiring National Park near Wanaka, despite rescue teams searching for him overnight. "The pilots did an ...

Yellowstone National Park responds to video of a man teasing a bison Yellowstone National Park responds to video of a man teasing a bison

Raw video: Onlookers watch in disbelief as man confronts huge bison that was blocking traffic. A man has been branded "stupid and dumb" after he was caught on camera pounding his chest before immediately being charged at by a huge bison.

Low humidity and high winds fuel growth of California wildfires Low humidity and high winds fuel growth of California wildfires

Winds in the "fire whirl" created July 26 near Redding reached speeds of 143 miles per hour (230 kph), a speed that rivaled some of the most destructive Midwest tornados, National Weather Service meteorologist Duane Dykema said . So far this year, f...

Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro's speech cut off, soldiers seen running Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro's speech cut off, soldiers seen running

Footage of the speech, circulated on social media, showed Maduro delivering a speech before the sound cuts out, and those on the stage duck. "All of the work we have done immediately after has allowed us to establish with evidence that it was an as...

Eighteen dead as Russian helicopter crashes soon after take-off Eighteen dead as Russian helicopter crashes soon after take-off

In Russia, the helicopter operator predominantly works with oil and gas companies, transporting people and cargo for clients including Gazprom, Shell and Rosneft. Accidents involving helicopters and small planes are frequent in Siberia and far easter...

North Korea has not stopped nuclear, missile programs North Korea has not stopped nuclear, missile programs

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Russia, China and other nations Saturday against any violation of worldwide sanctions on North Korea. The UN has noted that illegal ship-to-ship trading used by North Korea has been "a primary method of sa...

U.S. pledges nearly $300 million security funding for Southeast Asia U.S. pledges nearly $300 million security funding for Southeast Asia

China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi speaks to the media after bilateral meetings on the sidelines of the ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Singapore August 2, 2018. In the draft text, Beijing suggests that China and ASEAN should carry out joint m...

North Korea is working on new missiles North Korea is working on new missiles

In response to North Korea returning the remains of dozens of servicemen who were sacrificed in the Korean War to us soil on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, Rep. intelligence agencies believe North Korea had upped uranium production in recent months a...

China says USA tariff threat runs against trend of the times China says USA tariff threat runs against trend of the times

A bit of quick maths reveals that works out to US$50 billion (AU$67 billion) in fees. Robert Lighthizer said Mr Trump directed the increase because China refused to meet USA demands and has imposed retaliatory tariffs on United States goods.

Was a Red Shirt Found in Mollie Tibbetts' Disappearance? Was a Red Shirt Found in Mollie Tibbetts' Disappearance?

Her family reported her missing the next day after she didn't show up for work. "It's one thing to say, 'You know what, call us and we'll protect your identity, won't tell anybody". "We're providing this fund to provide some financial incentive f...

Trump urges Sessions to end Russia investigation Trump urges Sessions to end Russia investigation

In several inflammatory tweets , Trump escalated his attacks on the investigation, led by special counsel Robert Mueller , that includes examining whether Trump's campaign coordinated with Russian Federation and whether Trump has obstructed the...

Federal judge blocks release of plans for 3D-printed guns Federal judge blocks release of plans for 3D-printed guns

Oregon's attorney general, Ellen Rosenblum, called releasing the plans online an utter disregard for public safety. 8 states file suit against the Trump administration over its decision to allow Defense Distributed to publish downloadable bluep...

Trump Falsely Claims You Need Photo ID to ‘Buy Groceries’ Trump Falsely Claims You Need Photo ID to ‘Buy Groceries’

Trump is telling supporters that he can be " more presidential than any president in history", except for Lincoln, "with that big hat". A month ago, he led DeSantis by double digits. DeSantis gave a fawning introduction to Trump in which he prais...

Trade Gap With China Isn’t the Problem, CEO Group Says Trade Gap With China Isn’t the Problem, CEO Group Says

Despite the fact that some USA media have linked the proposal to hike tariffs to a sharp drop in the Chinese currency, senior United States officials downplayed that idea in a telephone call with reporters. Officials, however, downplayed suggestions ...

Injured After Aeromexico Flight Crashes Following Takeoff Injured After Aeromexico Flight Crashes Following Takeoff

Mexico's Transport Department said the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board was sending two investigators to assist in the investigation, and the plane's manufacturer will also participate. The flight involved is reportedly Aeromexico Flight...

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