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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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Mueller Removed FBI Agent From Russia Investigation Over Possible Anti-Trump Texts

The New York Times and Washington Post both reported Saturday FBI special agent Peter Strzok - who played key roles in the FBI's initial Russian Federation investigation, ...

Time for US Military Families to Leave S. Korea: Sen. Lindsey Graham

Trump is "staging an extremely unsafe nuclear gamble on the Korean peninsula", a Foreign Ministry spokesman said in a written statement that also calls Trump a "nuclear demon" and...

Member of Trump team directed Russian Federation contacts, says Michael Flynn

Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, pleaded guilty Friday to lying to the FBI , becoming the first Trump White House official to face c...

Inside tour: First lady decorates White House for Christmas

The first lady's theme is "Time-Honored Traditions", a nod to 200 years of holiday celebrations at the executive mansion. "We pray that our country will be a place where every ...

Russian Federation positioning itself to make U.S. irrelevant in North Korean nuclear crisis

Haley called on all nations to "cut off all ties with North Korea" and specifically highlighted China's influence over the rogue regime during an emergency meeting of the UN Secur...

Trump Calls Acquittal in Sanctuary City Murder `Disgraceful'

Garcia Zarate was charged with murder, assault with a deadly weapon and being a felon in possession of a firearm in the death of Steinle, a 32-year-old Pleasanton native and San F...

Philly rocked by 4.4 magnitude quake in Delaware

A rare quake jolted the Mid-Atlantic region of the East Coast on Thursday evening, prompting some to flee offices and homes, but causing no serious damage or injuries. The Univers...

White House says Tillerson to remain as secretary of state

The ouster of Mr. Tillerson would end a turbulent reign at the State Department for the former Exxon Mobil chief executive, who has been largely marginalized over the a year ago ...

Uber says 2.7m Brits hit by breach that was covered up

It left their names, email addresses, and mobile phone numbers exposed. Now, after some further digging, it seems that 2.7 million of those affected were Uber customers from the UK...

Pakistan justifies Hafiz Saeed's release, United States warns of repercussions

Saeed was put under house arrest after the Mumbai terror attack in November 2008 but he was freed by court in 2009. On Saturday, the White House said there would be repercuss...

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Watch Mount Agung ERUPT as tourist hotspot issues 'RED WARNING'

Watch Mount Agung ERUPT as tourist hotspot issues 'RED WARNING'

These airlines resumed Bali flights on Sunday morning, according to Reuters. According to the Volcanic Observatory Notice for Aviation (VONA) system, winds carried the ash in a...

Anguish As Hundreds Throng Slain Soldier's Funeral In South Kashmir

Anguish As Hundreds Throng Slain Soldier's Funeral In South Kashmir

He had come home on leave. "His bullet-riddled body was found in Wothmula village of Shopian", he said, adding that investigations are on into the killing. Rajesh Kalia said. Meh...

Texas DPS Trooper Shot, Killed Near Fairfield

Texas DPS Trooper Shot, Killed Near Fairfield

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has ordered Texas flags at Texas Department of Public Safety facilities statewide to be lowered to half-staff in honor of fallen Trooper Damon Allen ...

NY asks residents to buy local Christmas trees

NY asks residents to buy local Christmas trees

Farmers there harvest more than 4 million trees per year, shipping them across the USA and as far as Japan. Fast forward to 2017, the supply isn't as plentiful as it's been in y...

Q2 Weather: Wind and warm temperatures highlight Thanksgiving weather

Q2 Weather: Wind and warm temperatures highlight Thanksgiving weather

Plan on dry and unusually warm weather for Thanksgiving . Southwesterly winds gusting to about 25 miles per hour will shift to the northwest late in the day as a cold front passe...