Thursday August 16-th, 2018

US, Russia clash at United Nations over chemical weapons attacks in Syria US, Russia clash at United Nations over chemical weapons attacks in Syria

The decision marks the first time an American president has not attended the summit. With Donald Trump weighing strikes on Syria but Moscow warning of "grave repercussions" to any military action, an escalation seems increasingly likely even ...

Dazi, si alza lo scontro tra Cina e Usa Dazi, si alza lo scontro tra Cina e Usa

I due colossi mondiali si sono dati del tempo e se le distanze non saranno colmate si rischia una vera e propria guerra commerciale se la mediazione non andrà a buon fine nei prossimi sessanta giorni. Lo ha reso noto un alto funzionario del ministe...

Dog credited with altering family to house fire Dog credited with altering family to house fire

An autopsy will be conducted Tuesday, while DNA testing for a possible identification could take weeks. Authorities have not been able to positively identify the body found on Saturday, but said the sheriff's office is "investigating the possibilit...

Trump tried to fire Mueller again in December Trump tried to fire Mueller again in December

The president's lawyers would quickly discover the news reports were not accurate and that the subpoenas were connected to the family business of Jared Kushner. Huckabee Sanders said she is not aware of whether Cohen continues to represent Trump. ...

Sen. Charles Schumer warns Trump not to fire Robert Mueller Sen. Charles Schumer warns Trump not to fire Robert Mueller

The Twitter statement from attorney Michael Avenatti comes one day after Federal Bureau of Investigation agents raided the office of President Donald Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen . McDougal has said she carried on an affair with Tr...

U.S. counsel investigates Ukrainian oligarch's donation to Trump fund U.S. counsel investigates Ukrainian oligarch's donation to Trump fund

There's another twist in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. As part of his investigation into the Trump Organization's foreign deals, Mueller is said to be particularly interested in the company's push to build a Trump Tower in Mos...

Blue pinwheels give voice to children who have died from abuse Blue pinwheels give voice to children who have died from abuse

The 82 children who died from abuse or neglect in Arizona in 2016 is a 16 percent increase since 2011, according to a report by the Arizona Department of Health Services. We feature three victims working with experts in a fight for justice and a stru...

Russian rouble falls by more than 1pc, extends earlier losses Russian rouble falls by more than 1pc, extends earlier losses

The Russian stock market collapsed on Monday morning as a result of sanctions introduced by United States against a number of Russian companies and businessmen. Washington imposed sanctions last Friday against 7 Russian billionaires (Vladimir Bogdano...

Tehran accuses Israel of strike that killed 4 Iranians in Syria Tehran accuses Israel of strike that killed 4 Iranians in Syria

Israel is faced worldwide blowback Tuesday over the bombardment of Syria's largest air base, a center for the Iranian military effort to support Syrian President Bashar Assad. "We are seeing more and more efforts by Iran to establish itself in Syria"...

Video captures girls jumping off balcony to escape fire Video captures girls jumping off balcony to escape fire

The first child hung down and barely reached the ladder below with his feet, but he managed to find it and climb down to safety. Two people grabbed ladders from the auto body shop adjacent to the dance studio building, climbed up on the garage, pul...

Our condolences to Jonny, who lost 'Wheel of Fortune' by mispronouncing 'flamenco' Our condolences to Jonny, who lost 'Wheel of Fortune' by mispronouncing 'flamenco'

The contestant lost his money while solving a puzzle. And yes, there is a difference: Flamenco is a Spanish dance style, while flamingo is a pink bird. A contestant on Wheel of Fortune recently jumped the gun when solving a puzzle on the game s...

Trump skips South America trip as U.S. mulls Syria response

Interested in Syria? Add Syria as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Syria news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Trump consulted, in person and by phone, with other world leaders, but there was no clear indication of whether he had d...

Dow Rallies 429 Points After Preisdent Xi Jinping Calmed Trade Fears Dow Rallies 429 Points After Preisdent Xi Jinping Calmed Trade Fears

The Dow Jones industrial average was up more than 400 points in early afternoon trading. Promising a "new phase of opening up", Xi told an economic forum on the southern island of Hainan that Beijing "does not seek a trade surplus" and hopes ...

'A Quiet Place' sounds off with huge $50 million debut 'A Quiet Place' sounds off with huge $50 million debut

That's enough to land it the second highest domestic opening of the year to date behind " Black Panther ", which opened in February with $202 million. With A Quiet Place now being a massive success, the producers are even less interested in connec...

Good Friday Agreement: Clinton visit marks anniversary Good Friday Agreement: Clinton visit marks anniversary

Former US President Bill Clinton and Senator George Mitchell have been made Freemen of the City of Belfast in a ceremony to mark the 20th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement, with the Lord Mayor of Belfast telling them "our home is your home"...

Israeli envoy summoned by Russian Federation in wake of Syria strike

Both Syria and Russian Federation, its biggest supporter, have denied involvement in the attack in the rebel-held Douma town, instead claiming that rebel groups had fabricated it to thwart the advances of the Syrian troops and provoke global mili...

Man confesses to killing mother in Tennessee on Facebook Man confesses to killing mother in Tennessee on Facebook

East Ridge Police say they have not yet confirmed the authenticity of the post and the details in it. It is believed to be the body of TN murder suspect, Casey Lawhorn. He withdrew in September 2016. In the same post, Lawhorn added he walked into...

Pakistan police seek travel ban on US military attaché over crash Pakistan police seek travel ban on US military attaché over crash

A USA diplomat ran his vehicle into a motorbike carrying two men. The only thing that was confiscated was his vehicle. Under this legal immunity, diplomats are not vulnerable to lawsuit or prosecution under the host country's laws - apparently, even ...

Russia denies chemical weapon attack in Syria, warns against US retaliation Russia denies chemical weapon attack in Syria, warns against US retaliation

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Monday that the President still wants to pull USA troops from Syria once ISIS is defeated there and rejected the notion that his comments about a future withdrawal may have emboldened the Syrian Pr...

Trump vows 'forceful' response after Syria attack Trump vows 'forceful' response after Syria attack

The accord will tighten the government's grip on Eastern Ghouta, a former opposition enclave, which has been the target of a sustained campaign by the Syrian military since February 18. "We're talking about humanity and it can't be allowed to happen"...

Turkey says strong suspicion Syrian regime behind Douma chemical attack Turkey says strong suspicion Syrian regime behind Douma chemical attack

Turkey, which has been working with allies of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for a political resolution to the crisis in Syria, called for worldwide action against the attacks in Douma. Opposition areas have witnessed scores of chemical attacks by ...

TV show host loses job after threatening to sexually assault David Hogg TV show host loses job after threatening to sexually assault David Hogg

Hogg's mother told CNN on Monday that her son "will not be going to college this year because he's made a decision to take a year off and work on the midterm elections". It was Ingraham's first show back following a week-long Easter vacation . ...

Firefighters investigate house fire at vacant home Firefighters investigate house fire at vacant home

Captain Danny Usher said upon arrival, light smoke was showing from under the residence. Firefighters searched the home to ensure all occupants had evacuated. The call, from a resident of the home, came into the Oswego County 911 Center just before 9...

30 dead in India bus crash 30 dead in India bus crash

The chief minister also lauded the bravery of Ranveer, a 10-year-old boy, who allegedly despite being himself injured reached the road site and informed people about the accident. Police said a Student Transportation of America School driver had ...

Daughter of poisoned Russian spy released from hospital Daughter of poisoned Russian spy released from hospital

The United States and other Western nations have supported the British position, but Moscow claims that London has failed to provide sufficient evidence to back up its accusation and asserts that the nerve agent could have been produced outside R...

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