Wednesday August 23-rd, 2017

Hundreds feared dead after migrant boat capsizes off Egypt

Hassan Suleiman, a relative of one of those on board, said authorities were slow to rescue the migrants and that fishing boats were the first at the scene, plucking bodies from the water and rescuing survivors. 'I am glad I survived, but I regret...

Intense bombing campaign targets Syria civil defense centers

The US has been railing at Russian Federation since the ceasefire collapsed, but were complaining almost as loudly even while the ceasefire was in effect and holding, and appeared angriest when Russian Federation criticized the US airstrikes in Deir ...

Gov't severs ties with accreditor of for-profit colleges Gov't severs ties with accreditor of for-profit colleges

ACICS did not respond immediately to a request for comment. In a letter to the council released later Thursday, Emma Vadehra, King's chief of staff , wrote that "ACICS' track record does not inspire confidence that it can address all of the prob...

Hertfordshire Teenager One Of The 96 Hillsborough Victims Posthumously Honoured Hertfordshire Teenager One Of The 96 Hillsborough Victims Posthumously Honoured

Prof Phil Scraton, the primary author of the Hillsborough Independent Panel's report into the disaster, and the Right Reverend James Jones, former Bishop of Liverpool who chaired the Hillsborough Independent Panel, will receive the same honour.

Trump calls for racial unity, embraces 'stop and frisk'

He added, "Drugs are a very, very big factor in what you're watching on television at night". Pat McCrory, a Republican he praised for doing "a tremendous job under tough circumstances". "That's what changed things in New York City", de Blasio said, ...

Second man killed in Vernon County due to flooding

At least one person is dead, after a home was swept down a hillside in Vernon County. There, his cattle trailer jackknifed, causing the truck and trailer to become stuck in the water, which reached about six feet. In Crawford County, two locomotive e...

Port Authority Executive Director To Continue Testimony At Bridgegate Trial Port Authority Executive Director To Continue Testimony At Bridgegate Trial

Chris Christie's agenda at the powerful bistate agency. Kelly and Baroni claim Wildstein orchestrated the lane-closing scheme, which created traffic gridlock. . Under cross-examination from Kelly's attorney, Michael Critchley, Foye admitted that he...

Ted Cruz Endorses Donald Trump

Cruz, who has not endorsed Trump, tweeted that he appreciated his former rival's support. It was unclear if the statement would include an actual endorsement. "I am not in the habit of supporting people who attack my wife and attack my father",...

November Election Absentee Voting Starts Sept. 23 November Election Absentee Voting Starts Sept. 23

Before the changes, Colbert would have been able to update his registration during the early voting period. These may be requested by anyone who doesn't plan to be in town on Election Day or during early voting, anyone with a disability, anyone 6...

Curfew takes effect in Charlotte

Bamberg said Thursday that the family wants the police videos made public. State Attorney General Roy Cooper also called on Charlotte officials to release the video, saying doing so would help bring the community and law enforcement together.

Search for suspects in shooting that put Marine near death Search for suspects in shooting that put Marine near death

Lance Corporal Carlos Segovia, who had been on life-support with a gunshot wound to the head, died Monday night. The Marine had been on life support since he was found Friday night slumped over in the driver's seat of his vehicle in South Los Ange...

Trump adds names to Supreme Court wish list Trump adds names to Supreme Court wish list

The current chief justice, John Roberts, and Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Clarence Thomas, all served on the D.C. Circuit before being elevated to the Supreme Court. Mike Lee, a Tea Party favorite who previously served as an assistant U.S. attorn...

Clinton Releases New Medical Information After Pneumonia Diagnosis

Dr Bardack also said Mrs Clinton has been taking the anti-coagulant Coumadin, and that her blood levels "have been relatively stable". On Thursday Donald Trump released a letter from his doctor which said he is in "excellent physical health".

UK Independence Party announces new leader

Mr Arnott said: "We have had the leadership contest and the first duty of those in the party is to unite behind the new leader and give them a chance to show what they are about". He told BBC Breakfast: "Following on from me won't be easy because I...

Muslims climb Mount Arafat in hajj high point

Saudi Arabia stakes its reputation on its guardianship of Islam's holiest sites and organising haj, a role that Iranian authorities have challenged as part of a growing dispute over the handling of last year's disaster. The adviser of King Salman bin...

India pledges $1 billion in fresh aid to Afghanistan India pledges $1 billion in fresh aid to Afghanistan

At the time, Ghani was courting India's rival, Pakistan, in a bid to improve the security situation in Afghanistan. Also, India is no longer shy about expanding its role in Afghanistan. The meeting between the two heads also sought faster implement...

Video shows girl, 15, pepper sprayed by officers after bike crash Video shows girl, 15, pepper sprayed by officers after bike crash

Paul Kifer. The teen is reported to have refused medical treatment but the officers allegedly stated that she could not refuse treatment because she was a minor. In the video, she's heard screaming and crying and begging for relief ("I can't breath...

Palestinian stabs Israeli officer amid new surge in violence

Another attacker was detained after attempting to stab a soldier in Hebron, according to the Israeli army. A soldier was lightly wounded on Friday in a stabbing attack at the Gilbert Checkpoint in Hebron. The wave of violence since last October has...

Indian cities make it to Mastercard global destination index Indian cities make it to Mastercard global destination index

With a projected worldwide visitor traffic of 15.27 million in 2016, Dubai jumped to the world's top rank based on visitor spending of $31.3 billion, according to the annual Mastercard Global Destinations Cities Index released on Thursday. Almost eig...

GOP-led House panel finds former Clinton aide in contempt GOP-led House panel finds former Clinton aide in contempt

He said the committee was "left with no choice" when Pagliano skipped again. Pagliano's refusal to cooperate with Congress is urging the committee to vote on a resolution to hold Pagliano in contempt of Congress. Pagliano's lawyers indicated to the...

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