• Potential Tropical Cyclone nears Yucatan
Potential Tropical Cyclone nears Yucatan

Potential Tropical Cyclone 7 is moving westward toward the Yucatan Peninsula where it will likely make landfall as a tropical storm late tomorrow. Storm Franklin is now well above the minimum pressure levels required to trigger payouts under the $100mn class B Atlantic hurricane layer of the $360mn bond.

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  • Nazi saluting tourists the latest in embarrassing behaviour by Chinese visitors
Nazi saluting tourists the latest in embarrassing behaviour by Chinese visitors

Modern Germany has banned the Nazi party and its imagery and symbols, which can now only be used for educational or historic research. Hitler ruled Germany from 1933 until his death in 1945, and German criminal code outlawed the salute after World War II.

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  • Never proposed Ayesha Gulalai for marriage: Naeem-ul-Haque
Never proposed Ayesha Gulalai for marriage: Naeem-ul-Haque

Gulalai also accused Khan of using foul language from which even the deceased Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto was not spared. Jalal Wazir demanded an inquiry against Qayyum for bringing a bad name to the tribal people for his own personal interests.

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  • Did motherhood save British model from Bitcoin sex slave auction in Milan?
Did motherhood save British model from Bitcoin sex slave auction in Milan?

The woman, 20, whose identity has not been revealed, was held prisoner for a week after being drugged with ketamine, authorities said. Lukasz Herba was arrested July 17 outside the British consulate in Milan while accompanying the woman, said Lorenzo Bucossi, the head of the Milan Police Mobile Command unit.

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  • Boulder weather: Highs in the 80s and showers over the weekend
Boulder weather: Highs in the 80s and showers over the weekend

Wed: High: 86 Low: 66 Mostly cloudy; p.m. storms. In the meantime, temperatures have still managed to reach the mid 80s. Tuesday night - Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent. Friday: It'll be mostly sunny with a high near 79. Rain is likely this weekend but it won't be a total washout for all of us.

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  • White House met with Fox News about Seth Rich conspiracy, lawsuit reveals
White House met with Fox News about Seth Rich conspiracy, lawsuit reveals

Now, in the lawsuit , Wheeler claims that Zimmerman, Fox News and Butowsky "created fake news to advance President Trump's agenda". Wheeler-who Butowsky hired on behalf of the Rich family to investigate the murder of the former D.N.C.

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  • Charge: Man hid girlfriend in freezer, lived with impostor
Charge: Man hid girlfriend in freezer, lived with impostor

The body was found last weekend at a Campbell home, near Youngstown. Layton and Novoa have been charged with the abuse of a corpse, which was discovered on Saturday in several bags inside the freezer by Novoa's landlord's wife. Layton, who soon after became Novoa's live-in girlfriend, "started living the life of the victim", Youngstown City Prose...

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  • Transgender troops: A presidential tweet is not an order
Transgender troops: A presidential tweet is not an order

Prior to the president's recent announcement, Defense Secretary James Mattis had delayed implementation of the Obama administration's policy for six months. Mr. Trump made it clear that the military can not bear high medical costs and disruption of transgender service members. Trump's announcement drew significant criticism from political fi...

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  • EU closely watching developments around US' anti-Russian sanctions - European Commission rep
EU closely watching developments around US' anti-Russian sanctions - European Commission rep

In a reflection of overwhelming bipartisan support, the United States Senate has passed a bill that imposes tough and additional sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea. "I can not imagine anybody is seriously thinking about vetoing this bill", said Corker, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. "I don't think they are going t...

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  • President Trump names new chief of staff, ousting Reince Priebus
President Trump names new chief of staff, ousting Reince Priebus

Anthony Scaramucci's remarks to the New Yorker magazine provided the public an R-rated glimpse of the backstage battles at the Trump White House. And we know that the president was looking at General Kelly. The move followed months of on-again, off-again speculation that Priebus would soon be ousted from an administration where he has consiste...

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  • Fierce exchange of fire at Ruto's house as elite cops enter home
Fierce exchange of fire at Ruto's house as elite cops enter home

The deputy president is the second most guarded government official in the country after the president and his home is usually under a 24-hour watch by the paramilitary police officers. The news outlet added that police had cordoned off the building. "Specialist officers have been deployed to deal with the intruder". The motive of the attack is s...

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  • Jordan Seeks to Question Israeli Guard over Embassy Shooting
Jordan Seeks to Question Israeli Guard over Embassy Shooting

Jordan wanted to question the guard, who was slightly hurt, but Israel said he had diplomatic immunity and should be repatriated. Speaking to CNN Arabic, Zakaria Al-Jawawda, owner of the furniture store and father of the 17-year-old carpenter, said he rejected the accusation that his son stabbed the Israeli guard, demanding the trial of his ...

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  • Anthony Scaramucci will not take a White House salary
Anthony Scaramucci will not take a White House salary

But it had been obvious for some time from news reports that Priebus seemed to be on thin ice in the Trump White House . The New Yorker piece came shortly after Scaramucci dramatically announced on Twitter that he had asked the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Justice Department to investigate who leaked his financial information to...

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  • Trump could seek 'tougher' Russian Federation sanctions: White House aide
Trump could seek 'tougher' Russian Federation sanctions: White House aide

The House of Representatives voted by 419 votes to three on Tuesday to pass the new sanctions bill, which targets Russian Federation as well as North Korea and Iran. France and Germany have so far spoken out against the bill as it affects European industries while advancing United States commercial interests. Besides angering Moscow, the pr...

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  • Russian lawyer who met Donald Trump's son worked for intelligence agency
Russian lawyer who met Donald Trump's son worked for intelligence agency

Browder said that to protect the vast amounts of money, some of which he said was in American banks, Putin launched a campaign to repeal the Magnitsky Act, a US law that imposed sanctions on Russian officials whom the USA held responsible for the 2009 death of Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky, who died in a Russian jail after being retained by Browd...

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  • United States navy fires warning shots as Iranian vessel speeds towards them
United States navy fires warning shots as Iranian vessel speeds towards them

The Iranian ship continued its approach and the USS Thunderbolt again sounded five short blasts, and then warning shots in front of the Iranian vessel. It said the Thunderbolt fired into the air "with the intention to provoke and create fear". Tense naval encounters are not uncommon between Iranian and U.S.

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  • Rauner calls lawmakers back to Springfield
Rauner calls lawmakers back to Springfield

Rauner reiterated his call on Monday morning for IL lawmakers to send him a school funding overhaul by noon, saying he will call a special session this week if it's not on his desk. "They want to take money away from our low income kids all around our state and divert it to a pension payment that is just fundamentally wrong for our children" he sai...

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  • California Teen Arrested For DUI After Streaming Crash That Killed Her Sister
California Teen Arrested For DUI After Streaming Crash That Killed Her Sister

Obdulia Sanchez aimed the camera phone at her face as she rapped along to the song blaring over the radio and tried to control the auto she was driving on a road in California's Central Valley. Watch the live stream above. "This is the last thing I wanted to happen, OK?" 'I recorded it and posted it mainly because as someone who uses Snapchat ...

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  • More clashes as tensions rise over Jerusalem
More clashes as tensions rise over Jerusalem

Over 300 people participated in a peaceful assembly in Jalan Tun Razak here today, to protest against Israel's latest act of violence at the Al-Aqsa Mosque. Israel captured East Jerusalem , along with its holy sites, from Jordan in the 1967 war and then annexed the area in a move that was never internationally recognized.

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  • San Bernardino County's unemployment rate increases to 5.4 percent in June
San Bernardino County's unemployment rate increases to 5.4 percent in June

Overall, the state lost about 1,400 non-farming jobs in June. California has now gained a total of 2,516,700 jobs since the economic expansion began in February 2010. This followed a revised gain of 24,800 jobs in May. The sector that saw the most growth between May and June was leisure and hospitality which added 2,900 jobs.

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  • Polish senators approve legal changes amid protests
Polish senators approve legal changes amid protests

The reform bill will empower parliament and the justice minister to appoint judges to the Supreme Court.The opposition, critics in Brussels and judges' groups in Poland say the legislation is a new step by the Polish government towards authoritarianism.

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  • Kuwait expels Iranian diplomats over 'terror links'
Kuwait expels Iranian diplomats over 'terror links'

Kuwaiti officials maintained the plot was meant to destabilize Kuwait by creating dissention in Shi'ite communities within the predominantly Sunni country. State Minister for Cabinet Affairs Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah Al-Sabah, who is also acting information minister, confirmed Kuwait had taken diplomatic action against Iran.

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  • USA working to solve Al-Aqsa crisis: Fatah official
USA working to solve Al-Aqsa crisis: Fatah official

The two Israeli security guards and the three Arab Israelis died in the attack . One man was lightly wounded in the Saturday shooting , the Israeli military said . Muslims had been praying outside the mosque, Islam's third holiest site, to protest Israeli restrictions on the compound, including metal detectors.

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  • Politics behind separate flag for K'taka issue
Politics behind separate flag for K'taka issue

At present, no state except Jammu and Kashmir has a flag, and the move has evoked a sharp reaction from the BJP which has dubbed it anti-national. He said if BJP is opposing the initiative, they are open to say that they are against a state flag. "It is meant only for Karnataka and is not given any official recognition by the Constitution or ...

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  • Former US House Speaker Freed
Former US House Speaker Freed

The Chicago Sun-Times reported that Hastert is under the supervision of a residential re-entry management field office based in Chicago. It's where he'll complete his 15-month sentence. In addition to the prison sentence, Hastert also was eventually ordered to pay $250,000 to a victims fund. Hastert could not be prosecuted for the sex abuse bec...

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  • Officer shoots and kills woman in Fulton
Officer shoots and kills woman in Fulton

The woman, Justine Damond , was originally from Australia and lived in Minneapolis with her fiancé Don Damond . Police said at a press conference Sunday that they were responding to an "unknown trouble" call when the shooting occurred.

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  • USA to admit 15000 additional temporary workers this year: DHS
USA to admit 15000 additional temporary workers this year: DHS

Earlier this year Congress voted to allow Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly to offer more than the annual limit of 66,000 such visas. Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly had expressed reluctance to be the decider on the issue and has mentioned plans to find a long-term solution , but after he consulted with Secretary of Labor Alexan...

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  • Second round of Brexit talks to get under way
Second round of Brexit talks to get under way

European Union Chief negotiator Michel Barnier and UK Brexit Secretary David Davis British are leading their envoys in talks to minimize economic and social disruption. As doubt for and objection to Brexit continue, progress favorable to those in support of the breaking away has been made, creating a silver lining for the closely watched se...

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  • South Korean President Moon Jae-In calls for rare talks with North
South Korean President Moon Jae-In calls for rare talks with North

Many died without getting a chance to see or hear from their families on the other side of the heavily-fortified border, across which all civilian communication is banned. "The last such reunions were almost two years ago". Pyongyang cut off military communication in the Yellow Sea (known as West Sea in Korea) in February past year, in response t...

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  • Two Charged With Murder In Case Of 4 Missing In Pennsylvania
Two Charged With Murder In Case Of 4 Missing In Pennsylvania

Teens regularly circulated DiNardo's number, he told the newspaper. The next day, Meo's mother reported him missing. The men will be at separate jails so they can not communicate with one another. DiNardo, whose parents own the farm, remained in custody on $5 million cash bail, accused so far only of a gun possession charge and trying to sell o...

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  • Chinese Customs reports imports drop from North Korea
Chinese Customs reports imports drop from North Korea

It, among other things, would impose U.S. sanctions on all those participating in North Korean labour trafficking abuses. The North Korean foreign ministry threatened Friday to take "corresponding measures" if the U.N. Imports from North Korea are declining every month beginning March. President Trump and administration officials have grown...

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  • Amarnath Yatra Attack: US condemns cowardly attack, vows to combat terror
Amarnath Yatra Attack: US condemns cowardly attack, vows to combat terror

The group said India was behind the attack, "to sabotage the freedom struggle of Kashmiris" and fulfill "its nefarious agenda" to crush the popular anti-India rebellion. Dorokhin further said, "our joint efforts and unity in developing our cooperation will be the basis for ensuring security in Eurasia". "The terrorists are frustrated at the back to...

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  • Manhunt Underway for Triple Murder Suspect in North Alabama
Manhunt Underway for Triple Murder Suspect in North Alabama

The suspect's vehicle is a black 2007 Lincoln Navigator with Florida tag # 689NFN. Crime Scene: Police issued a shelter-in-place alert for Gardendale on Wednesday morning, but now say they believe the shooter has fled the area. The girl, according to public records, had been seeing a therapist and the therapist called the mother with concerns...

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  • U.S. to test anti-missile system amid N Korea tensions
U.S. to test anti-missile system amid N Korea tensions

The U.S. Missile Defense Agency said a ballistic missile target was launched north of Hawaii. The Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD ) is an anti-ballistic missile system created to intercept both short- and intermediate-range missiles with a range of up to 1,860 miles.

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  • Russian Federation is threatening to expel dozens of USA diplomats
Russian Federation is threatening to expel dozens of USA diplomats

The paper also reports that while the administration plans to seize the American summer house in a forest region outside of Moscow and a warehouse in the center of the city, it will not touch the residence of the American ambassador and the American global school in St.

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