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Yingluck skips court; arrest warrant issued

Yingluck skips court; arrest warrant issued

Yingluck Shinawatra was Prime Minister of Thailand from August 2011 to May 2014 , when she was removed from office amid an abuse of power scandal. Before Yingluck's trial kicked off, some had spec...

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Trump battle for wall money squeezed by deadline for debt limit

Trump battle for wall money squeezed by deadline for debt limit

Congress faces a mid-October deadline to increase the government's borrowing authority and avoid defaulting on USA obligations. " If we have to close down our government, we're building that wall ",...

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Supreme Court Rules: Right To Privacy Is

Supreme Court Rules: Right To Privacy Is "Intrinsic To Life and Liberty"

One sincerely believes that after the latest verdict by the Supreme Court upholding privacy as a fundamental one, the government will not consider further adventures to make intrusion into our...

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Typhoon Hato leaves 4 dead in Hong Kong, Macau

Typhoon Hato leaves 4 dead in Hong Kong, Macau

Chow Yun-Fat has been spotted in Hong Kong helping clean up the aftermath of Typhoon Hato. "It's early to be drawing firm conclusions about damage as reports are still coming in, but the indicat...

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Kim Wall's Family, Friends Speak Out After Journalist's Body Discovered

Kim Wall's Family, Friends Speak Out After Journalist's Body Discovered

Kim Wall's mother Ingrid wrote of the family's "boundless sorrow" at the news that her daughter's remains had been found. Metal had been attached to the body and had "deliberate damage" inflicted i...

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Second suspect held after Rotterdam concert terror tip-off

Second suspect held after Rotterdam concert terror tip-off

Authorities closed off a venue where the U.S. band Allah-Las was set to play in front of around 1 000 spectators. Dutch police cancelled the rock concert immediately and proceeded to investiga...

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Florida Set To Resume Executions Thursday

Florida Set To Resume Executions Thursday

Inmate Mark Asay was convicted in 1988 of killing two men - Robert Lee Booker and Robert McDowell - in downtown Jacksonville in a crime authorities said was racially motivated. In Asay's case, jurors ...

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RMN recovers body in USS John S McCain collision search area

RMN recovers body in USS John S McCain collision search area

McCain (DDG 56)", a statement said . The Royal Malaysian Navy located one body at sea and officials were working to determine whether it was one of the missing sailors, he said. His dismissal ...

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Up to 14 people missing after landslide in eastern Switzerland

Up to 14 people missing after landslide in eastern Switzerland

German, Austrian and Swiss citizens are among those missing, Graubünden cantonal police said in a statement . Mr Mittner described the missing people as "Alpinists and walkers". The slide area is o...

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Hostage Situation With Active Shooter in Charleston

Hostage Situation With Active Shooter in Charleston

Emergency officials transported the accused killer to a local hospital, Mayor John Tecklenburg said . This is not a hate crime. A gunman entered Virginia's restaurant on King Street , according ...

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The second largest jackpot in Powerball history has a victor

The second largest jackpot in Powerball history has a victor

Then she read the number on her ticket and realized she had won. Wanczyk said at a press conference that she picked numbers based of off her family members' birthdays. "And I have that - I have ...

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N.Korea's Kim Jong-Un Is 'Starting To Respect US'

N.Korea's Kim Jong-Un Is 'Starting To Respect US'

While addressing thousands of his supporters, President Trump said that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has started to respect the country. Trump made the comment at a "Make America Great Again" ral...

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Brexit: Tories vow to end 'direct jurisdiction' of European Union courts

Brexit: Tories vow to end 'direct jurisdiction' of European Union courts

Even the modified proposals are likely to prove a source of dispute with the EU, which has argued for direct ECJ jurisdiction for example in cases involving European citizens living in Britain. Th...

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Justice Department Pulls Back on Anti-Trump Website Warrant

Justice Department Pulls Back on Anti-Trump Website Warrant

According to Dreamhost , the DOJ has now asked the court to exclude the HTTP access and error logs for the website , as well as unpublished text and photographs which had not been published by the o...

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SEA Games: Singapore swimmers advance to finals in various styles

SEA Games: Singapore swimmers advance to finals in various styles

He fought his way to the men's jianshu gold with a score of 9.67 points, upsetting compatriot and World Cup victor Wong Weng Son who took the silver. Through Day 3, Malaysia holds the overall medal ...

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Malia Obama arrives at Harvard University

Malia Obama arrives at Harvard University

And she's no newbie; in addition to the Weinstein internship , she worked with Halle Berry in 2014 on the set of Extant , and in 2015 scored an internship on the set of Lena Dunham's Girls . Past...

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Melania Trump asked: Where's her cyberbullying campaign after Barron attacked?

Melania Trump asked: Where's her cyberbullying campaign after Barron attacked?

Trump, appealed to the media to give Barron space to be a kid. Chelsea Clinton has come to the defense of Barron Trump, attacking a conservative media outlet that critiqued the attire of the 10-...

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Shark Chomps on Paddleboard, Closing Cape Cod Beach

Shark Chomps on Paddleboard, Closing Cape Cod Beach

Everyone was out of the water by then, watching helplessly as the fatally injured seal struggled not wanting to come ashore to a crowd of people, yet not willing to venture deeper where the shark was ...

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Charlottesville City Council meeting implodes over response to Nazi rally

Charlottesville City Council meeting implodes over response to Nazi rally

At one point, two demonstrators actually climbed up on the council members' desk to unfurl a banner which read "Blood on Your Hands". The above photos from local paper The Daily Progress show near...

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Faced ecstasy tablets seized in Germany

Faced ecstasy tablets seized in Germany

The hoard was found in an Austrian van which was being driven by a 51-year-old man. Authorities claim the that street value of the tablets is "nearly $47,000". This is not the first time a batch of ...

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Eclipse baby shares her name with solar event

Eclipse baby shares her name with solar event

Greenville Memorial Hospital announced her arrival on Facebook . A SC mother has named her baby girl Eclipse after giving birth just hours before the once-in-a-lifetime solar event. The new earth...

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Man charged with planting bombs on Confederate statue in Houston

Man charged with planting bombs on Confederate statue in Houston

Schneck is now facing charges of attempting to maliciously damage or destroy property receiving federal financial assistance , and will remain in federal custody until a hearing Thursday. Officials a...

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Thousands march in USA state one week after Charlottesville

Thousands march in USA state one week after Charlottesville

Boston police estimated that almost 40,000 demonstrators total at the rally . Boston Commissioner William Evans told the Associated Press that 27 arrests were made on Saturday - mostly for disord...

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Trump's campaign rally in Arizona survives Charlottesville fallout

Trump's campaign rally in Arizona survives Charlottesville fallout

But ABC 15 news channel also said Docey would only meet the president when the latter arrives at Phoenix Airport on Tuesday afternoon. The migrant justice advocacy group is holding an art party for su...

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Powerball jackpot now at an estimated $700 million!

Powerball jackpot now at an estimated $700 million!

The odds winning any kind of prize at all are a much more reasonable 24 to 1. The cash value is an estimated $443.3 million. It's the second largest jackpot in Powerball history and second largest...

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Greitens Grants Stay Of Execution

Greitens Grants Stay Of Execution

Louis suburb. Gayle was brutally murdered in her own home, where she was stabbed 43 times with a butcher's knife, court records show. "There is no physical evidence, no eyewitnesses that directly...

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Tal Afar offensive displacing thousands

Tal Afar offensive displacing thousands

The UN expects more and more civilians to flee the area as the battles begin. The Iraqi army, air force, Federal Police, the elite USA -trained Counter-Terrorism Service (CTS) and Iranian-backed Shi...

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Two local sailors on board USS McCain during collision, one remains missing

Two local sailors on board USS McCain during collision, one remains missing

McCain suffered damage to its port side, the statement said , and a search and rescue operation was underway. There were no initial reports of injuries. The destroyer had collided with merchant ...

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Saudi Arabia accuses Doha of blocking its Hajj flights amid Qatar crisis

Saudi Arabia accuses Doha of blocking its Hajj flights amid Qatar crisis

In reaction to Sheikh Abdullah's tweet, more than 240 thousand social media users turned to twitter and expressed thank for his efforts to mediate between Qatar and Saudi Arabia. Hajj of those pilgrim...

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AIADMK merger likely today; DMK terms it 'BJP-engineered' move

AIADMK merger likely today; DMK terms it 'BJP-engineered' move

An hour later, OPS was sworn in as deputy chief minister by governor C Vidyasagar Rao. There was no mention of jailed AIADMK general secretary VK Sasikala in the press statement. It has only been ...

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Judge gunman is dad of player convicted of rape

Judge gunman is dad of player convicted of rape

Steubenville City Manager James Mavromatis tells WTOV-TV that Bruzzese was talking after being wounded. The suspect gunman was shot dead by a probation officer who returned fire. Investigators didn'...

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Cops defensive over video of Sasikala 'walking out of jail'

Cops defensive over video of Sasikala 'walking out of jail'

Sasikala was, a little more than a month ago, accused of availing "VIP" facilities at the prison where she is lodged in: She had apparently paid hefty bribe to secure preferential treatment in jai...

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Korean troops start drills amid N. Korea standoff

Korean troops start drills amid N. Korea standoff

The computer-simulated exercises, codenamed Ulchi Freedom Guardian , kicked off on Monday, 21 August, and will go on for 10 days. The 11-day Ulchi Freedom Guardian drill involves 50,000 South Korea...

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Warm temperatures, mostly sunny skies expected for eclipse

Warm temperatures, mostly sunny skies expected for eclipse

Doppler Dave will be LIVE from Nebraska where the eclipse reaches totality. The ideal viewing weather for the eclipse fades, followed by a humid day Tuesday nearing highs in the 90s, Head said. ...

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U.S. suspends procedure of issuing nonimmigrant visas throughout Russian Federation

U.S. suspends procedure of issuing nonimmigrant visas throughout Russian Federation

The U.S. Embassy in Moscow . USA nonimmigrant visas cover several categories of travelers, including businesspeople, students, medical travelers and journalists. "They have direct flights to the ...

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China Soldiers Scuffle at Ladakh on August 15th Video Surfaced Online

China Soldiers Scuffle at Ladakh on August 15th Video Surfaced Online

Speaking at event of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police, which is deployed along the China border, the home minister said he was hopeful that China would initiate some positive steps to help sort out the ...

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Chicago Professor Allegedly Killed His Boyfriend As Part Of A Sexual Fantasy

Chicago Professor Allegedly Killed His Boyfriend As Part Of A Sexual Fantasy

The Michigan native who had been living in Chicago was found last month in Lathem's high-rise Chicago condo. The suspects handed themselves in separately eight days later in California, after ...

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United States Retains Trophy at Entertaining Solheim Cup

United States Retains Trophy at Entertaining Solheim Cup

Catriona Matthew has called time on her Solheim Cup playing career, paving the way for her to be captain for the 2019 match at Gleneagles . "We played for each other", Inkster said. Annika Sorensta...

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Britain's Big Ben Falls Silent for Four Years of Renovation Work

Britain's Big Ben Falls Silent for Four Years of Renovation Work

On August 21, legendary Big Ben's clock strikes for the last time until 2021, as it will undergo years of renovation. A brick enclosure in the tower will be replaced with glass to allow Big Ben...

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Maryland girl who was 'killed by her brother' is pictured

Maryland girl who was 'killed by her brother' is pictured

Police say the Decree sisters were visiting from Newark, New Jersey. The mother of one of the children returned to her home in Clinton at around 7:30 a.m. While details of the children's injuries we...

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Forecasters: Perfect weather expected for viewing eclipse

Forecasters: Perfect weather expected for viewing eclipse

According to cloud cover projections by the NWS , viewers in Missouri and Nebraska could have view blocked by clouds. Though Athens isn't in the so-called "path of totality", astronomers say it...

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Iraq admits abuses committed against civilians during fight against Islamic State

Iraq admits abuses committed against civilians during fight against Islamic State

Iraqi forces have pushed into the outskirts of one of the last Islamic State-held areas in the country - the northwestern city of Tal Afar. Earlier, the army's Major General Najim al-Jubouri, comman...

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Trump's Approval Rating Stands Below 40 Percent in Three Key Midwest States

Trump's Approval Rating Stands Below 40 Percent in Three Key Midwest States

In both MI and Wisconsin, 64 percent of voters surveyed say they've been embarrassed by Trump, and 63 percent of voters in Pennsylvania said the same. In Michigan, 28 percent say they are "proud". I...

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23 dead, 70 injured as Utkal Express derails near UP's Muzaffarnagar

23 dead, 70 injured as Utkal Express derails near UP's Muzaffarnagar

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu ordered an inquiry into the derailment. Trains passing through the Meerut line of the Northern Railway have either been cancelled or diverted till 6 pm today, a seni...

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Syrian warplanes attack IS near Lebanon border

Syrian warplanes attack IS near Lebanon border

A spokesman said Saturday that 20 IS fighters had been killed in the clashes so far, and 10 Lebanese soldiers had been wounded. Auto bombs made in the area and sent to other parts of the country, incl...

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Sad to see our history and culture ripped apart - Donald Trump

Sad to see our history and culture ripped apart - Donald Trump

The quiet town has been making national headlines ever since its council chose to remove the statue of Confederate general Robert E. Lee from a city park past year. And if there were more statues of...

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Local shelters to host adoption event for

Local shelters to host adoption event for "Clear the Shelter Day"

WRAL, which is part of the NBCUniversal group, will air a 30-minute Clear the Shelters special at 7 p.m. on Friday. The heat and humidity didn't stop hundreds of wannabe pet-owners from coming out...

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Passenger train derails in India, killing at least 23

Passenger train derails in India, killing at least 23

Railway spokesman Neeraj Sharma said the cause of the accident was not known. "Twenty-three people died and 64 others were injured in the accident". The railway system carries more than 22 million p...

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Pelosi touts House push to censure Trump

Pelosi touts House push to censure Trump

During the aftermath, Trump attracted outrage from those on the left and right when he claimed "both sides" were to blame for the violence. Two days later he denounced white supremacists and other g...

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SAA suspends all flights to Zimbabwe

SAA suspends all flights to Zimbabwe

Foreign ministry spokesman Nelson Kgwete said that South Africa was still considering the request a decision was yet to be made. South African Airways said Zimbabwe had placed restrictions on ...

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