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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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Sioux City Younkers to close, according to reports

It appears the end is near for Bon-Ton. The Bon-Ton's parent company, which has corporate offices in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, operates more than 250 stores under several namep...

Narendra Modi Sweden visit: 10 things on PM's agenda

Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and his Swedish counterpart Stefan Löfven. After attending an Indian community event here late on Tuesday night, Modi will depart for London on ...

Toronto police to provide update on Bruce McArthur investigation Monday

Idsinga says Kanagaratnam's remains were found at a home McArthur used as storage for his landscaping business. He was not on file as missing in Canada. McArthur was arrested in Ja...

United States bans sales to Chinese phone-maker ZTE

Stephen Hadley, national security adviser under President George W. Bush, on President Trump's decision to block Broadcom's takeover of Qualcomm , the president's push for a wall ...

Russian Federation on wrong side of Syria war: Mike Pence warns Putin

United States Vice President Michael Pence on Saturday said that Russian Federation is "on the wrong side of the war" while referring to recent strikes on Syria by the U.S. This w...

Trump puts off Syria strike decision, will talk to allies

Al-Jaafari was quoted by SANA news agency as saying that the Syrian government was ready to facilitate the teams' entry into any point in Douma, Eastern Ghouta's largest town. But ...

Trump Promises to Lay Off States with Legal Marijuana

While many states have decriminalized or legalized marijuana use, the drug is still illegal under federal law, which created a conflict between federal and state law. "Since the ca...

Zuckerberg testimony tells us nothing new about privacy

And the tech illiteracy of numerous senators hampered the efficacy of much of the questioning , with Zuckerberg at times having to explain basic features of the social network...

Watch Yankees vs. Red Sox

Tyler Austin slid into second base hard on a force out causing the benches to clear, but nothing happened as the players just conversed on the diamond. Austin carried over the ...

Donald Trump eyeing return to TPP tade pact: US Senators

Lawmakers at a White House meeting on trade say that President Trump is eyeing a re-entry into the Trans Pacific Partnership after making the United States' exit from the trade...

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Syria braces for possible U.S. attack, calls it 'reckless'

Syria braces for possible U.S. attack, calls it 'reckless'

Trump had tweeted earlier that Russian Federation shouldn't be allied with a "Gas Killing Animal", a reference to Syrian President Bashar Assad, whose regime is accused of killi...

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull racks up 30th Newspoll loss

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull racks up 30th Newspoll loss

When he toppled former Prime Minister Tony Abbott in 2015, Mr Turnbull justified the move by noting that Mr Abbott had trailed the Labor opposition party in 30 consecutive New...

Saudi air defence forces intercept missile over Najran - statement

Saudi air defence forces intercept missile over Najran - statement

Saudi Air Forces announced Wednesday the interception of two missiles fired from Yemen, including one towards Riyadh, Al Arabiya local news reported. "The missile force carried...

Real Madrid defend big lead in Champions League

Who would have told a young Buffon that he might end his Champions League career at the Bernabeu?" To do this, we will be playing a tight game and hope to do the impossible. "We ...

Educators remain solid in resolve during day 7 of Oklahoma teacher walkout

Educators remain solid in resolve during day 7 of Oklahoma teacher walkout

Teachers went on strike last week after lawmakers passed a funding package that offered only about $50 million for schools, where students have grappled with outdated, crumbling ...