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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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Saudi Arabia Pledges $1.5 Billion to Help Rebuild Iraq

It was also unclear how much of the $30 billion represented loans. "Iraq is required today to start a comprehensive reconstruction of the infrastructure and facilities that were ...

Donald Trump Wants To Replace Food Stamps With Meal Kits

Current USDA requirements say that able-bodied adults without children can only get three months of food stamps in three years unless they work or participate in a job training...

West Ham move further from EPL drop zone with Watford win

The win moved the Hornets up to 11th in the table with 30 points. West Ham United manager David Moyes praises striker Marko Arnautovic for his performance against Watford ...

Rights icon Asma Jahangir passes away

Her daughters were kidnapped and assaulted in 2008. "Despite our differences I always respected her for her fight for human rights and for standing up for her convictions", forme...

Westerville, Ohio officers killed in shooting

Joering was pronounced dead at the scene, while Morelli was transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital. Westerville Police Chief Joe Morbitzer said Joering died on the scene, ...

Venezuelan Electoral Body Sets Presidential Election Date

The 2018 elections were originally scheduled to take place in December, but the ruling socialist party is eager to hold the elections as soon as possible, sensing its current advan...

Justice official quits amid Trump attacks

Sessions applauded Brand for her service to the DOJ, calling her "a lawyer's lawyer". Brand was confirmed by the Senate on May 22 following a Judiciary Committee hearing alongs...

Kim Jong Un boasts of North Korea's 'world class military power'

North Korean military parades typically feature thousands of goose-stepping troops and hundreds of armoured vehicles, culminating with missiles rolling through Kim Il Sung Square -...

One officer dead, two others shot while serving warrant near Atlanta

The GBI said it has identified the suspect, but is withholding his name pending notification of his family. "They notified radio and a Locust Grove city police officer came to be...

Suspect In NFL Player's Death Has Bay Area DUI, Was Deported Twice

Jackson and the driver of his ride-share auto Jeffrey Monroe were killed Sunday morning after a black Ford F-150 pickup driven by a 37-year-old undocumented immigrant man struck...

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Israeli police recommend indicting Netanyahu for corruption

Israeli police recommend indicting Netanyahu for corruption

Netanyahu faces two corruption charges. Ynet reported that police are split on whether they have evidence to bring charges against Netanyahu on that that case. The law says t...

Crude palm oil futures fall 0.30% on profit-booking

Crude palm oil futures fall 0.30% on profit-booking

Prices felt the blow of these revised projections and will likely continue to feel it for a few more days. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude declined 66 cents to $64.79, after...

Jarvis Landry says he was not taking shot at Patrick Surtain Jr

Jarvis Landry says he was not taking shot at Patrick Surtain Jr

Alabama also lost two commits to flips, as Quay Walker ended up choosing Georgia and Bobby Brown chose Texas A&M. Alabama's 19-player class finished the year ranked No. Enterin...

Winter Olympics: Australian moguls team confident of Pyeongchang medal success

Winter Olympics: Australian moguls team confident of Pyeongchang medal success

Pence is bringing Otto Warmbier's father Fred - the United States student who died in 2017 shortly after he was released from North Korean detention - to the opening ceremony late...

Ex-Sports Doctor Gets Up to 125 More Years Behind Bars

Ex-Sports Doctor Gets Up to 125 More Years Behind Bars

Nassar was sentenced last month in Michigan's Ingham County to sexually abusing female athletes under the guise of medical treatment, and will receive a further sentence on Mon...