Wednesday October 17-th, 2018

U.S. judge extends ban on release of 3-D printed gun blueprints U.S. judge extends ban on release of 3-D printed gun blueprints

It would have been a win for Defense Distributed founder Cody Wilson , who'd fought for years to get to this point and who once said in an email to TechCrunch that guns should be "as downloadable as music". And, because printable guns are plasti...

Yemen's rebels claim of hitting Saudi target dismissed Yemen's rebels claim of hitting Saudi target dismissed

An global rights group says the Saudi-led coalition fighting Shiite rebels in Yemen has failed to redress civilian victims and conduct credible investigations into alleged war crimes committed there. The vast majority of the JIAT investigations con...

Sen. John McCain to lie in state in Capitol Rotunda Friday Sen. John McCain to lie in state in Capitol Rotunda Friday

McCain requested that Bush and Obama deliver eulogies at his funeral, while not inviting Trump. In the last 40 years, only two others have lain in state in that building: Arizona state Sen. Critics on Saturday blasted for president for the seemingl...

Family, Public Officials Remember John McCain Family, Public Officials Remember John McCain

In 1967, McCain was shot down, captured, and later tortured during five and a half years in a North Vietnamese jail dubbed the Hanoi Hilton. Upon his release and return to the United States, McCain entered the world of politics. China has lashed ba...

Earthquake Rattles Iran-Iraq Border, Killing At Least One, Injuring 100 Earthquake Rattles Iran-Iraq Border, Killing At Least One, Injuring 100

The U.S. Geological Survey says two other earthquakes magnitudes 4.4 and 4.2 respectively struck early Sunday near the city of Javanrud in Iran's Kermanshah province. Another strong quake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale shook the western city ...

Tropical storm Lane threatens more floods for Hawaii Tropical storm Lane threatens more floods for Hawaii

On Friday afternoon, satellite imagery captured a fascinating and rapid weakening of Lane as the storm approached the Big Island. The American Red Cross said more than 1,100 people were staying in shelters, mostly in Oahu. The warning was issued ...

The two victims killed in Florida game tournament shooting identified The two victims killed in Florida game tournament shooting identified

Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams said nine victims - seven with gunshot wounds, two hurt fleeing the scene - were transported to a hospital and two others with gunshot wounds drove themselves to a hospital. "These kids play until five o'clock in ...

West coast wildfires prompt east coast special air quality statement West coast wildfires prompt east coast special air quality statement

Paul's Hospital, Dr. Don Sin, expressed his concern that the air quality in some parts of Metro Vancouver was worse than Beijing's. "The entire South Coast was just locked in under this very stagnant air mass". According to the air-quality monitoring...

Suspect in 1998 murder of Dutch boy arrested after mass DNA testing Suspect in 1998 murder of Dutch boy arrested after mass DNA testing

Nicky's mother Berthie Verstappen breaks down in a press conference. About 16,000 men volunteered to give DNA samples. Extradition proceedings for the former scout master and playgroup worker are under way. He is described as a survival specialis...

Huge Wildfire Southwest of Berlin Sets Off WWII Arms Blasts Huge Wildfire Southwest of Berlin Sets Off WWII Arms Blasts

Speaking at the scene Friday, Brandenburg state Premier Dietmar Woidke said that 350 hectares were still burning, but that the threat to one of the three villages - Frohnsdorf - had passed and residents were now allowed to return home. Emergency se...

Vatican led cover-up over shamed cardinal, claims archbishop Vatican led cover-up over shamed cardinal, claims archbishop

He said he would not say a single word in response to the 11-page letter from Archbishop Vigano. "I will say sincerely that I must say this, to you (the reporter) and all of you who are interested: Read the document carefully and judge it for yours...

Chicago apartment fire kills 8, including children, officials say Chicago apartment fire kills 8, including children, officials say

Eight people, including six children, died in the blaze, and two people are in a very critical condition in hospital. The cause of the fire, which occurred on the 2200 block of Sacramento Avenue in the city's Marshall Square neighborhood, is not ye...

John McCain Dead At 81(HBO) John McCain Dead At 81(HBO)

The McCain-Trump relationship grew heated in 2015 when McCain said Trump's candidacy had "fired up the crazies". The repeal was a Trump priority, and the president never forgave McCain. "He was a huge institutionalist and loved the Senate because t...

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is denied an extension to her Iran bail Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is denied an extension to her Iran bail

Iranian-British aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is seen with her husband Richard Ratcliffe and her daughter Gabriella in an undated photograph handed out by her family. Her father has taken Nazanin back to prison,"he said in an email received by...

Trump Reportedly Rejected White House Statement Praising Life Of John McCain Trump Reportedly Rejected White House Statement Praising Life Of John McCain

The White House also lowered its flag to half-staff on Sunday night in light of the news. As a naval aviator, McCain flew several missions off of the USS Intrepid aircraft carrier beginning in 1960. The McCain family had reportedly asked the pr...

Turkey warns military solution in Syria's Idlib will 'cause catastrophe' Turkey warns military solution in Syria's Idlib will 'cause catastrophe'

He was speaking after talks with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu. According to the spokesman, militants in Idlib province are preparing to stage the use of chemical weapons against civilians by the government. Lavrov said on Friday that ...

Facebook bans Myanmar military officials following damning United Nations report Facebook bans Myanmar military officials following damning United Nations report

Some 700,000 Rohingya Muslims fled northern Rakhine state to Bangladesh after Myanmar launched a brutal crackdown in August past year on insurgents amid accounts of arson, murder and rape at the hands of soldiers and vigilante mobs in the mainly Budd...

Video, audio capture initial moments of Florida shooting that killed 2 Video, audio capture initial moments of Florida shooting that killed 2

She said she saw Katz take aim at his victims. The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office confirmed there was an active mass shooting Sunday at Jacksonville Landing - an outdoor shopping area in downtown - and warned people to stay away. The Jacksonvil...

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop quits Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop quits

That decision could have serious implications for Mr Morrison's government, which has a parliamentary majority of only one seat. She had been foreign minister since 2013 and was replaced by former defence minister Marise Payne in the new Cabi...

Michael Cohen's lawyer backs off claim that Trump knew of Russian interference Michael Cohen's lawyer backs off claim that Trump knew of Russian interference

This Executive 1 instructed that Cohen be paid "payment for services rendered" in the exact amounts as the payouts from Cohen to both women. By any objective measure, last week was a disastrous news week for President Trump as his former campaign...

Iran hauls USA before intl. court over 'illegal' sanctions Iran hauls USA before intl. court over 'illegal' sanctions

Air France, which had run connections to the Iranian capital via its low-priced operator Joon, said it would axe the route on September 18, blaming poor commercial viability. In the meantime, gloomy global media reports about Iran have discouraged fo...

China, South Korea respond to Trump's criticism on North Korea progress China, South Korea respond to Trump's criticism on North Korea progress

North Korea demands that the USA ease sanctions against it and formally declare an end to the 1950-53 Korean War as a reciprocal step, citing a series of goodwill gestures it has already made. He's well aware of past failures by previous administrati...

Islamic State Leader In Afghanistan Reported Killed Islamic State Leader In Afghanistan Reported Killed

Forces-Afghanistan spokesman Lt. Col. Martin O'Donnell told Fox News. According to Reuters , 10 other members of ISIS-K (Islamic State Khorasan) were also killed in the coordinated air and ground operation. The head of Islamic State in Afghanist...

John McCain to lie in state at U.S. Capitol Rotunda

Having moved to Arizona in 1981, McCain saw The Grand Canyon State welcome three major sports franchises. A funeral will be conducted Thursday at North Phoenix Baptist Church with former Vice President Joe Biden speaking. Hillary Clinton also shar...

Late Senator John McCain Remembered as 'True Supporter of Israel'

Trump's brief Twitter statement said "hearts and prayers" are with the McCain family. Cayetano cited McCain's support for the Mindanao peace process, which "exemplified his humanitarian spirit and his lifelong dedication to the cause of peace and...

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