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Three dead, one hurt in shooting north of Seattle

The reproduction of the story/photograph in any form will be liable for legal action. The first 911 calls to emergency services suggested at least 20 shots were fired. Local police said it also established a " reunification center " for parents and...

Off-duty officer shoots on-duty detective in Indianapolis

The detective returned fire, but missed, police said. The wounded detective, a veteran of the department, police said, was shot at least once in the elbow, and possibly a second time in his side. Riddle says police tracked the man to Cincinnati, Oh...

Philippines' Duterte calls off truce after rebel attack

Duterte declared the unilateral ceasefire during his first State of the Nation Address (SONA) on July 25 "to immediately stop violence on the ground, restore peace in the communities and provide enabling environment conducive to the resumption of the...

Kirsty Coventry, Africa's best Olympian, dives in for the last time

Every Olympic Games produces its share of breakout stars and this one will be no different. The lengthy list of American players opting to skip the August 5-21 Rio Summer Games for one reason or another is a who's who of the basketball world and in...

Turkish military faces overhaul after failed coup

Turkish soldiers surrender their weapons to policemen during the attempted coup in Istanbul's Taksim Square, Turkey . Anadolu said almost 1,700 soldiers, including 149 generals and admirals - have been discharged. An alleged secret circle within t...

FL medical cannabis dispensary receives authorization to dispense

Florida has authorized several other marijuana plant growing facilities paving the way for medical marijuana across the large state. First of all , what people need to know about this new medical marijuana law is that it is only created to relie...

The Democrats, the Russians and Hillary Clinton's email

Bernie Sanders never even stood a chance . In mid-May emails with Miranda, his deputy Mark Paustenbach questioned whether the DNC should use the voter record furore to raise questions about the Sanders campaign. She said that she would forego th...

Comic-Con 2016: First Wonder Woman Trailer Released

So with the signoff the first Wonder Woman , it seems that the new Wonder woman, Gal Gadot , has filled those large boots rather nicely. Explaining where she had got her inspiration to play the role of Wonder Woman , aka Diana Prince, the 31...

Syria's war: 50 killed in ISIL attack in Qamishli

Syrian public media outlet SANA reports that hospitals in Qamishli , located in Hasaka province, have received 44 bodies and 140 injured people - and that the death toll will likely rise. Syrians gather at the site of a bomb attack in Syria's northe...

Turkish lawmakers give President Erdogan sweeping new powers

A lawyer for the Turkish government, Robert Amsterdam, said that "there are indications of direct involvement" in the coup attempt by Fethullah Gulen, a Muslim cleric who is living in exile in Pennsylvania. The human rights organisation Amnesty Inter...

Madhya Pradesh: Muslim women beaten up by Hindu mob over beef rumours

The women were slapped and kicked by a group of men and women at the railway station even as railway cops tried to stop them. The chanting and beating continues for half-an-hour after which the police manage to take the women away from the crowd.

Turks believe cleric Gulen was behind coup attempt

Supporters of the Republican People's Party - the country's main opposition, referred to as the CHP - have always been critical of the Turkish leader's religious agenda and attempts to silence journalists and critics. Yildirim noted the gendarmerie a...

Hank Johnson makes offensive tweet about Jewish settlers, apologizes

Referring to West Bank settlers, he said: "Like termites can get into a residence and eat before you know that you've been eaten up and you fall in on yourself, there has been settlement activity that has marched forward with impunity and at an ever ...

Munich gunman planned attack for a year,chose victims randomly

A 16-year-old friend of the gunman who shot dead nine people on a murderous rampage in Munich has been arrested by police. On Friday, Sonboly filled a backpack with ammunition and opened fire: first in a McDonalds, then in the mall across the...

Indiana GOP panel backs Gov. Pence's preferred successor

Susana Martinez, the chair of the Republican Governors Association, IN a statement Tuesday. Gov. Eric Holcomb talks about being named to replace Gov. "I've known Eric Holcomb for more than twenty years", Pence said. He has previously said Pence...

Owen Smith enters Labour leadership race

If Labour's ruling body had agreed, Mr Corbyn might have found himself excluded from the contest - effectively sacked as leader - because he would be unlikely to find enough MPs willing to support him. In a statement , Mr Corbyn said the incid...

Leave South China Sea issues to parties involved

The government has also released fish and sea turtles into the sea six times and cracked down on illegal hunting of sea birds, it said. The missiles flew 500-600 km (300-360 miles) into the sea off its east coast and could have hit anywhere in Sout...

Biden meets Australia prime minister, talks up military ties

His visit is part of Amercia's renewed focus on the region. US Vice President Joe Biden and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull stressed Tuesday the importance of freedom of navigation in the South China Sea and a rules-based worldwide order...

Sanders Says He Favored Clinton Pick More Progressive VP

Nationwide polls suggest Clinton is running nearly neck and neck with Trump, who painted a dark picture of an America mired in poverty and violence as he accepted his party's nomination Thursday, promising to restore law and order, clamp down on immi...

Pakistan should 'change stance' over Kashmir dispute

In a strong-worded riposte to Pakistan PM's critical comments on Kashmir, Swaraj said, "Pakistan fuelling violence in Kashmir". "There is simply one solution to this festering problem... "There is no need for any third power for improving the Kashm...

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Sessions ends transgender workplace protections

The government's compelling interest in enforcing these laws should mean the businesses lose their arguments - but the Department of Justice guidance suggests that the interest in...

Trump guts Obamacare's contraceptive mandate

The administration has issued a long-expected revision to Obama-era rules . "With this rule, the Trump administration is taking direct aim at birth control coverage for mor...

United Kingdom leader Theresa May's slogan literally fell apart during her 'disastrous' speech

Britain's under-fire Prime Minister Theresa May was facing a fight for her political life Friday with a growing number of her own MPs said to favor a challenge to her leadersh...

Bangladesh to move 800000 Rohingya into single camp

Up until now they've been living in a range of different refugee camps across southern Bangladesh. They plan to expand an existing camp near the border town of Cox's Bazar so tha...

Shop that sold gun to Las Vegas shooter forced into lockdown

Paddock transferred $100,000 to the Philippines in the days before the shooting, the AP reported. Authorities are grasping to find a motive for Paddock, a 64-year-old retiree and...

United States seeks 'new Israel' in region, Khamenei says of Iraq Kurd referendum

Ayatollah Khamenei further termed the development as an "incident", adding that Iran and Turkey must take any possible measures to confront with the incident. Iraqi Prime Minster H...

No 'terrorism' charges for now in Edmonton attack

Subsequently, a van was stopped at a checkpoint, and the name of the driver appeared to be similar to the name of the registered owner of the auto that hit the officer. In March 2...

Sunny, high near 70 — TODAY'S FORECAST

The overnight low is expected to be near 47. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 82. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Tonight: Mostly cle...

In Iraq's tinderbox city, referendum sparks fears of sectarian war

The Trump administration has said it does not recognise the independence referendum in Iraq's Kurdish region - as tensions flare between the regional government and Baghdad. Yild...

Why rockfalls happen in Yosemite

The National Park Service reportedly sent a helicopter to the Higher Cathedral Spire to help rescue the climber. An vast mass of granite plunged from the side of El Capita...

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Twitter Finds More Than 200 Russia Linked Accounts

Twitter Finds More Than 200 Russia Linked Accounts

The three companies are facing intense scrutiny from U.S. House and Senate intelligence panels as investigators focus on social media's role in Russia's efforts to interfere ...

Kent's Henry Bolton becomes latest Ukip leader

Kent's Henry Bolton becomes latest Ukip leader

She tweeted: "Today: Jihad - 1 Truth - 0". "I read her manifesto on her website". Bolton, an ex-soldier, won 30% of the vote, seeing off Anne Marie Waters's challenge. IT WAS...

Ex-USC assistant charged in corruption probe (Updated with USC statement)

Ex-USC assistant charged in corruption probe (Updated with USC statement)

Evans surrendered to federal marshals early Wednesday on federal corruption charges following an investigation into the criminal influence of money on coaches and players in the NC...

Trump Waives Jones Act Amid Puerto Rico's Food And Water Crisis

Trump Waives Jones Act Amid Puerto Rico's Food And Water Crisis

Defense Department said 80 percent of the island's electricity lines are damaged and almost half its residents are without drinking water. The roughly 100-year-old Jones Act req...

Trump unhappy with top health official over travel

Trump unhappy with top health official over travel

When asked if he would fire the Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary over the matter, the Republican president said: "We'll see". The House Oversight and Government Reform c...