Thursday July 20-th, 2017

USA forces kill ISIS leader in Afghanistan

More than 100 Afghan civilians were killed . The Interior Ministry said government airstrikes had also destroyed a clandestine radio station that ISIS-K used to broadcast religious messages. But their profile grew as they claimed responsibility for ...

25 great white sharks spotted off Southern California coast 25 great white sharks spotted off Southern California coast

A shark sighting prompted a safety warning Wednesday at a North County beach where a swimmer was gravely injured less than two weeks ago in an attack by a great white or similar large sea predator. Officials said most were around 6 feet long. "I've s...

Australia plans major spending plus surplus in 3 years

Competition is a powerful weapon'. Treasurer Scott Morrison announced a 0.06 per cent annual levy will apply to banks with a debt of more than $100million, including the country's big five banks - Commonwealth Bank, Westpac, ANZ, National Austr...

Police injured in clashes with Paris May Day protesters Police injured in clashes with Paris May Day protesters

French independent centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron. He said: "I will not forget anything and I will fight to the last second, not only against her project, but against the idea she has of democracy and the nation". He was due to s...

Bye-bye Blue House as S. Korean leader shuns imperial home

During the presidential election campaign, the planned installation of the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defence (Thaad) system - an anti-ballistic missile system - on a golf course in Seongju, 300km southeast of Seoul , became a factor because the ev...

Texas House OKs letting adoption groups deny non-Christians Texas House OKs letting adoption groups deny non-Christians

Gina Hinojosa (D-Austin). Frank said faith-based agencies make up about 25 percent of all adoption agencies in the state. If that happened, it would be a tough blow to the state's already broken child welfare system that state lawmakers have been...

Bank of England keeps rates at record low as economy slows

Today's Bank of England (BoE) Super Thursday interest rate decision and inflation report was delivered at midday and the Bank of England chose to leaves interest rates unchanged. This would further pressure the European Central Bank to begin unwind...

Local Polls Boost May Five Weeks Before UK General Election

Privately, many Labour insiders admit the best they can hope for is not to see a Conservative landslide following a disastrous night for the party at the local elections, where they lost more than 380 seats while the Tories gained 563. There were som...

Macron carries hopes of millions of Europeans: Merkel

Macron ran as a confident and unflinching advocate of pluralism and openness, and he will become, instantly, a major global voice for those values. But it is not yet evident that even his large margin of victory is a mandate for the sweeping changes ...

Nawaz Sharif to attend US-Arab and Islamic Summit in Riyadh Nawaz Sharif to attend US-Arab and Islamic Summit in Riyadh

During the meeting, President Koroma honoured the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques with the Medal of Honour in recognition of King Salmans efforts in promoting world peace and defending Islam. The audience was attended by Minister of State Ibrahim b...

Woman videotapes kangaroo grabbing girl at animal park Woman videotapes kangaroo grabbing girl at animal park

The younger one reaches through the fence, and then the kangaroo reaches its head and arms through the fence, grabs Cheyenne by her hair, and appears to bite her head. Cheyenne said she was excited when her mom took her and her little sister to visit...

Top leader: Iran will 'slap' anyone causing election unrest Top leader: Iran will 'slap' anyone causing election unrest

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Sunday called for a massive turnout in the upcoming presidential elections in the country to disappoint the enemies, Press TV reported. Alavi also said the ministry detained suspected members of an Iran...

Investigators seek help determining cause of fatal Lake Berryessa plane crash Investigators seek help determining cause of fatal Lake Berryessa plane crash

Efforts were still underway this afternoon to recover the plane, Blower said. "This was a devastating personal loss for many of us", Hawkins said. Karkow, the pilot of the ICON A5 Amphibious Light Sport Aircraft and an engineering fellow at ICON Ai...

Obamas to visit Chicago to discuss planned library, museum Obamas to visit Chicago to discuss planned library, museum

Among those joining the former president in the discussion were Michael Strautmanis, vice-president of public engagement for the center and Dina Griffin representing the Chicago-based Interactive Design Architects , the center's lead designers.

Predators face Anaheim in round 3 of Stanley Cup Playoffs Predators face Anaheim in round 3 of Stanley Cup Playoffs

After an early exit from the first round of the 2016 playoffs , they advanced to the second round this year. The Ducks were supposed to make easy work of them, kind of like the Chicago Blackhawks this season. Also, the Ducks only had possession 45% ...

Explosion in centre of Somali capital, clouds of smoke seen: Reuters witness Explosion in centre of Somali capital, clouds of smoke seen: Reuters witness

Jeff Davis, referring to African Union Mission in Somalia peacekeepers. Kyle Milliken, a U.S. Navy Seal, was killed in a May 5 operation targeting Al-Shabab militants in Somalia. He also offered members of the group a 60-day amnesty period to sur...

10 people shot during memorial for earlier Chicago death 10 people shot during memorial for earlier Chicago death

Gomez faces two counts of attempted murder. Police are still looking for the gunman. The two tactical-unit officers, who reportedly wore bulletproof vests, survived the assault, which was carried out by gang members who mistakenly believed the offi...

French President-elect Macron gears up for challenges ahead French President-elect Macron gears up for challenges ahead

His prospective parliamentary coalition will go under the name The Republic on the Move - a name combination that smartly suggests traditional French politics and Mr. Earlier in the trading session, the euro had jumped above $1.10 to a six-month high...

Anderson Silva withdraws from UFC212 Anderson Silva withdraws from UFC212

Kelvin Gastelum is done fighting in Brazil after he was handed a 90-day suspension, fine and his win over Vitor Belfort was overturned following a positive drug test for marijuana surrounding their fight back in March. Silva also complained about ho...

$1M Powerball ticket sold over weekend in N.J $1M Powerball ticket sold over weekend in N.J

The retailer that sold the Garden State ticket will be announced later Monday by state lottery officials. Additional information about claiming prizes can be found at the Nebraska Lottery website, nelottery.com, or by calling 800-587-5200. Pennsylvan...

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