Tuesday September 18-th, 2018

5 killed after plane crashes in California parking lot

Five people have died after a light plane crashed into a carpark in Southern California. The twin-engine aircraft declared an emergency on Sunday afternoon before crashing about a mile from John Wayne Airport in California. Tony Bommarito, the publ...

Five killed when plane crashes in California parking lot

Concialdi added that no one on the ground was hurt and there was no fire. Tony Bommarito, the public information officer with Orange County Fire Authority. The plane was registered to a San Francisco company and had flown from the East bay suburb of ...

Bookkeeper: Ex-Trump campaign chairman 'approved every penny' of bills Bookkeeper: Ex-Trump campaign chairman 'approved every penny' of bills

Prosecutors on Thursday pressed their bank and tax fraud case against Paul Manafort , presenting testimony and documents to try to prove U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman deceived his lead bookkeeper and a bank about his fin...

Father of missing boy arrested at makeshift compound in northern NM Father of missing boy arrested at makeshift compound in northern NM

Wahhaj and Morten initially did not follow police commands, and Wahhaj had a rifle and multiple handguns, but there were no injuries during the search. Authorities in New Mexico say they served the search warrant after receiving a message from a Geor...

'Iran to Bring Forward War Games' in Threat to US 'Iran to Bring Forward War Games' in Threat to US

The U.S. military's Central Command confirmed that it has seen an increase in Iranian activity, including in the Strait of Hormuz, a strategic waterway for oil shipments that Iran's Revolutionary Guards have threatened to block. According to estima...

Police called on African-American student eating lunch Police called on African-American student eating lunch

Oumou Kanoute , a black sophomore at Smith College in MA, is now working at a summer program teaching chemistry to high schoolers for Smith's STEM programs. An employee who called police on a black Smith College student who was eating lunch in a c...

Saudi Arabia to freeze new trade with Canada, recalls ambassador Saudi Arabia to freeze new trade with Canada, recalls ambassador

It also noted that the Canadian ambassador to Riyadh had 24 hours to leave and that it was "freezing of all new commercial and investment transactions" with Ottawa. The Trudeau government has taken a lot of criticism for issuing export permits for a ...

With US sanctions set to begin, where next for Trump's Iran strategy With US sanctions set to begin, where next for Trump's Iran strategy

According to Pompeo, the restoration of sanctions against Iran is an important pillar in USA policy. Whatever the case may be, in practical terms the U.S. Now, the sanctions that were suspended under the JCPOA are on the verge of being re-imposed...

6 arrests made in Venezuela drone assassination plot; more likely 6 arrests made in Venezuela drone assassination plot; more likely

Arreaza thanked the solidarity shown by various governments and organizations in rejection of the attack against the president. The United States had "no involvement" in an apparent drone assassination attempt against Venezuelan President Nicol...

Trump appears to change his story about meeting Trump appears to change his story about meeting

The president told confidants that he doesn't believe that his son purposefully or knowingly broke any law, however he may have wandered into a legal mess. "The Fake News hates me saying that they are the Enemy of the People only because they know ...

Donald Trump holds rally at OH high school before tight special election Donald Trump holds rally at OH high school before tight special election

Trump touted Balderson's record on crime and immigration and claimed that O'Connor, if he won, would be a "puppet" of Nancy Pelosi, who stands to reclaim the title of speaker of the House if Democrats seize control of the body this fall. A few dozen ...

Donald Trump Endorses Bill Lee for Governor of Tennessee Donald Trump Endorses Bill Lee for Governor of Tennessee

A Harvard graduate worth tens of millions of dollars, Bredesen has touted his business credentials, saying they will help him win over "economic Republicans, the more traditional-minded Republicans" in November. Polls have shown a close contest for...

China Says Tariffs Constitute 'Blackmail' As Trump Touts Success China Says Tariffs Constitute 'Blackmail' As Trump Touts Success

The tariffs would range between five per cent and 25 per cent and would hit 5,027 products, according to the finance ministry. China's state media said on Saturday (Aug 4) the government's retaliatory tariffs on US$ 60 billion (S$82 billion) in U....

CNN’s Jim Acosta Heckled At Tampa Trump Rally CNN’s Jim Acosta Heckled At Tampa Trump Rally

On Wednesday a Politico reporter apologized for calling the Trump supporters cursing out Acosta "garbage people". 'Really enjoyed talking to some of the folks at the rally and hearing their concerns. Sanders added that as far as she knows, she i...

Suspected Russian spy worked at US embassy in Moscow for decade Suspected Russian spy worked at US embassy in Moscow for decade

It was established she was having regular and unauthorized meetings with members of the FSB, Russia's principal security agency. The regional security office alerted the embassy in January 2017 and the woman was dismissed last summer, after being...

South Sudan government reaches peace deal with rebels, reports say South Sudan government reaches peace deal with rebels, reports say

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir said on Friday he believed the deal would hold because it was not forced upon the parties like previous accords. Thousands of South Sudanese were massed outside the Friendship Hall in Khartoum to celebrate the pea...

Real estate takes center stage in Manafort trial Real estate takes center stage in Manafort trial

Banks were reluctant to lend Manafort money because his business showed no income, she and others testified. Washkuhn said Gates was only involved in Manafort's business dealings, not his personal expenses. While the question of collusion remains u...

Seventh person dies as California wildfires spread Seventh person dies as California wildfires spread

Crews battling the wildfires across Northern California are bracing for hot and windy weather this weekend. "In past decades, we may have seen a fire that we're seeing now (such as the Carr Fire ), in August or September", CalFire Director Ken...

Tsunami warning issued after magnitude 7.0 natural disaster rocks Indonesia, tourist hotspot Bali Tsunami warning issued after magnitude 7.0 natural disaster rocks Indonesia, tourist hotspot Bali

In July, over 680 people were trapped on a volcano on tourist island Lombok , after a deadly natural disaster hit the island nation. Lombok, about 40km (25 miles) east of Bali, attracts tourists from around the world to its beaches and hiking tra...

Led by Druze, thousands protest Israel's nation-state law Led by Druze, thousands protest Israel's nation-state law

According to Haaretz , representatives of the Druze community said that Netanyahu's proposal is "a window of opportunity to set a historical precedent for the advancement of the Druze community and its status in the State of Israel". "We are Israeli...

Tourist plane crashes in Swiss Alps, 20 dead Tourist plane crashes in Swiss Alps, 20 dead

The area, which includes a glacier, is popular with hikers. Among those killed were 17 people from Switzerland and a three-person family from Austria, police said. Officials can essentially rule out a collision with another aircraft or hitting an o...

U.S. court orders Trump administration to fully reinstate DACA program U.S. court orders Trump administration to fully reinstate DACA program

Bates ruled in April that the administration had to process renewal applications for people already in the DACA program. The delay in restarting DACA allows the federal government the opportunity to appeal his decision, which is simply based on...

Judge: Reuniting families is '100 percent the responsibility' of Trump administration Judge: Reuniting families is '100 percent the responsibility' of Trump administration

Sabraw in June ordered the government to begin reuniting some 2,500 children that officials separated from their parents after they crossed the U.S. It was the first time Sabraw had publicly acknowledged the possibility that the government's family...

12-Year-Old Chinese Tourist Found Following Reported Abduction 12-Year-Old Chinese Tourist Found Following Reported Abduction

A surveillance photo released by police show her with the woman who they say is one of her alleged abductors, CBS2's Janelle Burrell reported. Ma is described as an Asian female with black hair and brown eyes, standing 4-feet-11-inches tall and wei...

Bible-wielding mom 'deliberately tossed screaming girl, 4, in river to drown' Bible-wielding mom 'deliberately tossed screaming girl, 4, in river to drown'

The incident sparked a flurry of 911 calls, with eyewitness Romano Muniz, 31, watching as rescue crews pulled the child's "lifeless" body from the water after. "Unfortunately at this time, there are much more questions than there are answers", Poli...

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