Monday July 16-th, 2018

Evacuations in Indonesia as one of world's most active volcanoes erupts Evacuations in Indonesia as one of world's most active volcanoes erupts

It was not clear how many residents living around Merapi had left for local shelters, but around 12,000 people live in its immediate vicinity. People living within around three miles of the crater were evacuated to barracks set up for the displaced...

Lawyer Says Donald Trump Knew About Former AG Schneiderman's Alleged Sex Victims Lawyer Says Donald Trump Knew About Former AG Schneiderman's Alleged Sex Victims

Mr. Dunleavy did indeed discuss this very matter with Mr. Trump as evidenced by a phone call I received from Attorney Michael Cohen . He is under criminal investigation in the Southern District of NY for possible campaign finance violations and bank...

Others Objected to Torture While Haspel Did Not Others Objected to Torture While Haspel Did Not

In a tweet late Wednesday, Trump gushed: " Gina Haspel did a spectacular job today". Donald Trump's pick to lead the CIA , Gina Haspel , is facing opposition from some in the Republican Party, including Sen. "Senators should block this nomin...

Policeman injured in central Kashmir attack succumbs Policeman injured in central Kashmir attack succumbs

He was asked to lead towards the post but he raised an alarm. A cop injured in a militant attack on a Police post at Wadwan area of Central Kashmir's Budgam has succumbed to his injuries at hospital, official sources said. It was the second attac...

America's oldest man celebrates 112th birthday America's oldest man celebrates 112th birthday

That's why Richard Overton, America's oldest World War II veteran, is thinking big. For his 111th birthday, the Austin City Council helped give the street he's lived on for more than 70 years an honorary name, Richard Overton Avenue. The veteran'...

Sony Reveals 2020 Release Date For Bad Boys for Life Sony Reveals 2020 Release Date For Bad Boys for Life

After years of production delays, it looks like the long-awaited third installment of the Bad Boys franchise will finally happen. Even Martin Lawrence , who had been one of the strongest voices in favor of the sequel, said as recently as a year ...

GM, Seoul Agree to $7 Billion Bailout for South Korea Unit GM, Seoul Agree to $7 Billion Bailout for South Korea Unit

Earlier this year, GM Korea announced a plan to shut down Gunsan, one of its four plants in the country, and lay off some 2,000 personnel, sparking a prolonged strike and negotiations with the authorities. But production has fallen from 940,000 car...

Nashville is top contender to host NFL Draft in 2019 Nashville is top contender to host NFL Draft in 2019

A decision, Schefter reports, is expected to be made at the league meetings later this month. It remained in Chicago for 2016, before moving to Philadelphia in 2017 and Dallas (Arlington, really) this year with the Cowboys ' stadium becoming the f...

Almost 80-Foot Tall Wave, Largest Ever, Recorded In Southern Hemisphere Almost 80-Foot Tall Wave, Largest Ever, Recorded In Southern Hemisphere

A mammoth wave measuring 78 feet was recorded on Tuesday in the remote Southern Ocean near New Zealand's Campbell Island, scientists said. The record was set during a powerful storm near Campbell Island in Southern Ocean, some 700 kilometer...

Chief of Staff Kelly: Trump 'Embarrassed' by Russia Probe Chief of Staff Kelly: Trump 'Embarrassed' by Russia Probe

The news outlet also spoke with the chief of staff about the administration's stance on immigration. He told CNN "distracted" was a better descriptor. The former secretary of the Department of Homeland Security said the undocumented immigrants don'...

All-party meeting to push for 'Ramzan ceasefire', talks with Pakistan All-party meeting to push for 'Ramzan ceasefire', talks with Pakistan

The Indian Army has previously said that Pakistani forces deliberately target innocent villagers through mortar shelling. "We are on way to bring peace in Jammu and Kashmir which Punjab saw after the militancy", the BJP spokespersons said.

New polls show anti-Trump isn't enough to beat GOP New polls show anti-Trump isn't enough to beat GOP

But the data does provide some good news for Republicans: They still outpace Democrats among registered voters in several key congressional districts. The better the economy does - or is perceived to be doing - and the less that people see the 2018 e...

High-voltage campaign for K'taka elections ends; voting tomorrow High-voltage campaign for K'taka elections ends; voting tomorrow

With the all-important Lok Sabha polls scheduled for next year, the prime minister's outreach through his app will only increase, he said. The BJP questioned Gandhi's decision to pitch himself as a PM candidate without consulting alliance partners ...

DR Congo: Foreign Office probes reports Britons kidnapped DR Congo: Foreign Office probes reports Britons kidnapped

Other endangered species such as lions, elephants, hippos and a number of rare bird species are also located in the park. Two British tourists are among three people to have been kidnapped in a national park in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC...

Beaumont church damaged after 'package bomb' goes off Beaumont church damaged after 'package bomb' goes off

Beaumont Police and the ATF cordoned off an area around the church in the 4000 block of Delaware Street as they investigated what they described as "suspicious damage" to the building. The school began notifying parents around 10:38 a.m. the school w...

'Hey Liberals': After complaints, pro-Trump billboard in Md. will come down 'Hey Liberals': After complaints, pro-Trump billboard in Md. will come down

Maryland residents were disturbed when a billboard appeared on Solomons Island Road in Calvert County that seemed to threaten opponents of President Donald Trump with an armed insurrection. "We conferred with the state's attorney, and as of right n...

Near record heat for Mother's Day weekend Near record heat for Mother's Day weekend

Lows will fall into the mid 60s. A few pop up showers are possible. Some clouds during the morning on Friday will gradually start to thin out and clear out as the day progresses, leaving behind plenty of sunshine for the afternoon. The good news ...

HSE director general stepping down HSE director general stepping down

Then, two days later, the Taoiseach has once again backed HSE boss Tony O'Brien to see out his last eight weeks in the job, following calls by the Cabinet for O'Brien to resign . 'I have now designated John Connaghan to carry out the functions of th...

Chinese channel barred from airing Eurovision contest Chinese channel barred from airing Eurovision contest

The country also enforces strict guidelines that say 'programmes should not feature actors with tattoos, hip hop culture, sub-culture (non-mainstream culture), and dispirited culture (decadent culture)'. Mango TV didn't immediately respond to a CNN r...

Germany ready to help its firms keep doing business in Iran Germany ready to help its firms keep doing business in Iran

In a press conference with the visiting German counterpart, Lavrov slammed the U.S. pull-out as a "significant" violation. "If we succeeded in showcasing in this area that the Americans and Europeans have more in common than divides them, then mayb...

European foreign ministers to hold summit with Iranian leaders European foreign ministers to hold summit with Iranian leaders

The meeting follows this week's US decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal, to which Germany, France and Britain are also signatories, alongside Russian Federation and China. The remaining signatories to the deal-UK, France, Russia, China and...

Catalan parliament to vote on Puigdemont successor on Saturday Catalan parliament to vote on Puigdemont successor on Saturday

It will be the fourth attempt to elect a leader after failures with Jordi Turull and Jordi Sanchez, who are now in prison, and Carles Puigdemont , who is now in Germany after leaving Spain to escape charges of rebellion and misuse of public funds....

SC Collegium to unanimously reiterate Justice KM Joseph's name for elevation SC Collegium to unanimously reiterate Justice KM Joseph's name for elevation

The collegium asserted that it would resend its January 10 "unanimous" recommendation for Justice Joseph's elevation, along with other names from Calcutta , Rajasthan , and Telangana and Andhra Pradesh High Courts that would be decided at its mee...

Pro-Brexit lobby group fined over referendum spending Pro-Brexit lobby group fined over referendum spending

However, the commission also found no evidence that Leave.EU received donations or paid-for services from Cambridge Analytica for its referendum campaigning and found that the relationship "did not develop beyond initial scoping work". Leave.EU had...

Trump set to unveil plan to lower prescription drug prices Trump set to unveil plan to lower prescription drug prices

Critics say the Trump administration has been swayed by the powerful pharmaceutical lobby, which increased its reported spending in Washington by 30 percent previous year. Another proposal will go after foreign countries that officials said are free-...

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