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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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Rule gives Oregonians non-gender option on driver's license

In September, Keenan was able to change her New York City-issued birth certificate. A 2015 survey of more than 27,000 transgender people across all 50 states found that 68...

No longer out of bounds: Trump allies question Mueller probe

Under current Justice Department regulations, firing Mueller would have to be done by deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein, not the president- though those regulations could theo...

Congressman: Ex-aide shows 'feistiness' after shooting

Matt Mika , director of government relations in the meat processor's Washington office, was shot when a gunman fired upon a group of congressmen practicing for an upcoming char...

DC police seek arrest of Turks for melee, angering Erdogan

The Metropolitan Police Department said in a brief statement that Sinan Narin had been arrested in Virginia on an aggravated assault charge. Mahmut Sami Ellialti, who told C...

Zarif to Annan: Iran to Provide Qatar with Humanitarian Aids

It comes as relations between Tehran and Washington have grown increasingly strained, most recently overshadowed by a string of allegations made by a number of high-ranking Irani...

SCO Summit: India inducted into organisation, Narendra Modi meets Afghan President

President Ashraf Ghani called for joint efforts against terrorism and said those countries which differentiate between good terrorists and bad terrorists will pay the price for it....

US soldiers killed by Afghan soldier; Taliban takes credit for attack

The shooting took place a few hours after an American airstrike in southern Helmand Province accidentally killed two Afghan policemen. Such insider attacks have happened before...

UK prime minister's top aides resign after election fiasco

Her Downing Street office initially said last Saturday that the "principles of an outline agreement" had been agreed with the DUP, only for the smaller party to contradict that hou...

Ukip's stand-in leader warns Theresa May: Don't water down Brexit objectives

The so-called confidence and supply agreement means that the supporting party will back the government in motions of confidence by either voting in favor or abstaining, while ret...

Kushner asked to 'lay low' amid Russian interference reports

President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared "Got Dem Visas" Kushner, wanted to have a burner phone in the White House that was directly connected to Russian Federation ; the ...

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Palestinians say Gaza man killed at protest on Gaza border

He said in Berlin he is seeking a response "soon". The incident took place after the soldiers fired many live rounds at Palestinians protesting on their lands, close to the bor...

China to send disaster relief goods worth United States dollars 2.2 million

Monsoon rains a year ago caused flooding and landslides , killing over 100 people. They also introduced an "SOS" button which led to over a thousand requests and 150 successful...

After Trump Says Iran Reaps What it Sows, Iran Condemns "Repugnant" Statement

The ministry did not identify the men's hometowns, nor say how they were able to evade authorities. He did not elaborate. US Council on Foreign Relations president Richard Haass ...

Volusia was part of attempted Russian hack of election

According to a statement released Tuesday afternoon, officials said the Maricopa County Recorder's Office has an in-house IT department that builds its own voter registration sof...

GM shareholders reject proposal to split stock in 2

GM shareholders reject proposal to split stock in 2

Greenlight Capital's three nominees for the company's board also failed to garner enough votes. Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway , which holds a 3.3% stake in GM, remained sil...