Detroit included in South American travel advisory

The death toll in the El Paso shooting has since risen to 22. El Paso police tweeted that the latest victim died early Monday morning at a hospital. The writer denied he was a white supremacist, but the document says "race mixing" is destroying... More..

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Cyprus affected by British Airways IT glitch
by | Thursday, August 08, 2019

Cyprus affected by British Airways IT glitch

At Heathrow , 81 flights have been cancelled while BA have cancelled 10 Gatwick flights. Jamie Boswell said his flight was canceled while he was attempting to check in. "What scared us on the plane was no ta...More..

China warns Hong Kong protesters that punishment is coming
by | Thursday, August 08, 2019

China warns Hong Kong protesters that punishment is coming

Hong Kong has been hit by weeks of sometimes violent protests that began with opposition to a now-suspended extradition law that would have allowed suspects to be tried in mainland courts. If "our Pearl of the ...More..

Lightning struck a house and caused the toilet to explode
by | Thursday, August 08, 2019

Lightning struck a house and caused the toilet to explode

She said the strike ruined the home's indoor plumbing and destroyed the septic tank. Ms Ward says she heard a "boom" that was "the loudest noise I ever heard". The blast also broke a window in the master ...More..

Republican governor backs tougher gun checks following OH massacre
by | Thursday, August 08, 2019

Republican governor backs tougher gun checks following OH massacre

DeWine invited some OH gun-rights advocates to his news conference, while gun-control advocates stood outside in the hall. "I don't want to say I saw it coming", said Mika Carpenter, 24, who met the gunman,...More..

Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti Under House Arrest
by | Wednesday, August 07, 2019

Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti Under House Arrest

Regarding the house arrest , police officials were quoted as saying by PTI that they would not be allowed to move out of their houses. Earlier while speaking to reporters PDP leader Mufti who had convened ...More..

Former Indian foreign minister Sushma Swaraj passes away
by | Wednesday, August 07, 2019

Former Indian foreign minister Sushma Swaraj passes away

Sushma who has won hearts during her tenure as the External Minister by being extremely responsive for those in distress did not contest in the last election citing health issues. She began her political career...More..

Australia won't host U.S. missiles, prime minister says
by | Wednesday, August 07, 2019

Australia won't host U.S. missiles, prime minister says

The U.S. Department of Defense is moving ahead with the development of multiple post-INF Treaty missile systems, including a cruise missile with an expected 1,000 km range and an intermediate-range ballistic mi...More..

North Korea fires projectiles twice into sea, claims South
by | Wednesday, August 07, 2019

North Korea fires projectiles twice into sea, claims South

Seoul's Joint Chiefs of Staff said the two fired projectiles were likely short-range ballistic missiles that flew cross-country about 450 kilometers (279 miles) before landing in waters off the North's eastern ...More..

The fight over no-deal Brexit: how might the crisis pan out?
by | Wednesday, August 07, 2019

The fight over no-deal Brexit: how might the crisis pan out?

Depending on what concessions he was able to wring from the EU, Mr Johnson would probably need the support of some pro-Brexit Labour MPs who nevertheless do not want to leave without a deal. Opponents have sa...More..

by | Wednesday, August 07, 2019

El Paso shooting death toll rises to 22

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency said Sunday that it stops conducting immigration enforcement operations "during tragedies" such as the domestic terror attack in a Walmart in El Paso, Texas ...More..

Mexico urges tighter USA gun control after deadly El Paso shooting
by | Wednesday, August 07, 2019

Mexico urges tighter USA gun control after deadly El Paso shooting

The 21-year-old suspected of killing at least 22 people and injured others at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas wanted to stop a "Hispanic invasion of Texas", according to a political document police believe he wro...More..

Trump issues rare condemnation of white supremacy, racism after shootings
by | Tuesday, August 06, 2019

Trump issues rare condemnation of white supremacy, racism after shootings

In Texas , where 22 were killed, authorities said the accused shooter drove almost 10 hours from his home in a Dallas suburb. The poll suggested many Americans would support similar measures, but there's a w...More..

Mick Mulvaney says Trump can not be blamed for shootings in Texas, Ohio
by | Tuesday, August 06, 2019

Mick Mulvaney says Trump can not be blamed for shootings in Texas, Ohio

New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker told Tapper that "because this was a white supremacist manifesto", he wanted "to say with more moral clarity that Donald Trump is responsible for this". "He's given license for this...More..

United States imposes sanctions on Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif
by | Tuesday, August 06, 2019

United States imposes sanctions on Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif

Illustrative image of an oil tanker. The UK showed it was "complicit in US economic terrorism", Zarif said . "Today the United States in alone in the world and can not create a coalition". "We can not try ...More..

China’s Yuan Devaluation Poses a Major Reelection Risk to Donald Trump
by | Tuesday, August 06, 2019

China’s Yuan Devaluation Poses a Major Reelection Risk to Donald Trump

Linette Lopez of Business Insider predicted this outcome on my KCRW podcast Left, Right & Center last Friday, saying, "This is a flawless excuse for Xi and the People's Bank of China to lower rates, to maybe ...More..

Govt Announces Scrapping Of Article 370 In RS
by | Tuesday, August 06, 2019

Govt Announces Scrapping Of Article 370 In RS

Now that Kashmir's special status has been repealed, people from the rest of India will have the right to acquire property in the region and settle there permanently. Prior to the announcement of the government...More..

Hong Kong leader says city on brink as protesters unleash travel chaos
by | Tuesday, August 06, 2019

Hong Kong leader says city on brink as protesters unleash travel chaos

Speaking to the media for the first time in two weeks, Beijing-backed leader Carrie Lam warned again that the protests were pushing the city to the edge of an "extremely unsafe situation" and represented a ...More..

Syrian army to resume operations in rebel-held Idlib
by | Tuesday, August 06, 2019

Syrian army to resume operations in rebel-held Idlib

Turkey wants to control - in coordination with the USA - a 19-25 mile-deep zone within Syria, east of the Euphrates River, and wants no Syrian Kurdish forces there. Syrian rebel commanders said on Monday they a...More..

At least 9 dead, 16 wounded after mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio
by | Tuesday, August 06, 2019

At least 9 dead, 16 wounded after mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio

Investigators have so far recovered at least 41 spent shell casings that are believed to have been from Betts. Of the nine killed, six were black. Matt Carper, assistant police chief, said speculating at ...More..

Killed in Shopping-Complex Shooting: Texas Governor
by | Monday, August 05, 2019

Killed in Shopping-Complex Shooting: Texas Governor

One local posted a picture of the line at their blood bank and wrote: "THIS is El Paso". Before Saturday, 96 people had died in mass killings in 2019 - 26 of them in public mass shootings . Cervantes said ...More..

Second mass rally: Police detain hundreds at Moscow opposition protest
by | Monday, August 05, 2019

Second mass rally: Police detain hundreds at Moscow opposition protest

OVD-Info, an independent monitoring group, said on Sunday that police had detained 1,001 people on Saturday, up from its earlier estimate of just over 800 people. Officials say candidates were disqualified...More..

Teen arrested after child 'fell from height' at London's Tate Modern gallery
by | Monday, August 05, 2019

Teen arrested after child 'fell from height' at London's Tate Modern gallery

The six-year-old boy was with family members at the world-famous art gallery, with witnesses reportedly hearing his mother shout "my son, that's my son" as he fell five floors, The Guardian reported. A six-ye...More..

At least 9 dead, 16 injured in OH mass shooting; suspect dead
by | Monday, August 05, 2019

At least 9 dead, 16 injured in OH mass shooting; suspect dead

The shootings occurred at 1 a.m. Sunday morning. "We're city No. 250 - how many more cities have to go through mass shootings before somebody does something to change the law?" she asked. President Donald T...More..

Iran 'seizes tanker carrying smuggled fuel' in Gulf
by | Monday, August 05, 2019

Iran 'seizes tanker carrying smuggled fuel' in Gulf

Iran yesterday said it had captured an oil tanker and seven sailors it accused of "smuggling" fuel through the Persian Gulf to Arab states - the third such seizure in recent months. Maritime intelligence fir...More..