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Aug 03 2018

Parts of Virginia city evacuated over possible dam failure

Heavy rains sent water spilling over a dam in Lynchburg, Virginia, spurring fears that it could collapse and prompting some home evacuations in the city of roughly 80,000...

Aug 03 2018

Seething Trump calls on Sessions to immediately end Mueller probe

Mueller's team responded earlier this week to a proposal Trump's lawyers submitted some 11 days ago that suggested the president would only answer questions about whether...

Aug 03 2018

The Pope Changes Catholic Church's Position on Death Penalty

Previously, the church has supported the death penalty for "certain crimes" in the belief that it is sometimes necessary to put a convicted criminal to death "to de...

Aug 03 2018

Missing Iowa Jogger Mollie Tibbetts: Police Rule Out Possible Sighting

Earlier this week police in Kearney, Missouri, said an employee at a truck stop reported Sunday that she saw someone resembling Tibbetts eating at a Taco Bell. Her mum ...

Aug 03 2018

Gunmen attack midwife training facility in eastern Afghanistan

Several blasts were heard before the attackers entered the compound of the refugees and repatriations department, Khogyani said earlier. Sohrab Qaderi, a member of the ...

Aug 03 2018

Trump declares SUPPORT for Italy's anti-immigration stance in ATTACK on EU

At last week's White House meeting, Trump, Ryan and McConnell agreed that Congress was on track to enact more than half of federal spending before the new budget year...

Aug 03 2018

Facebook Uncovers 'Sophisticated' Efforts To Disrupt US Elections

It said it was in the "very early" stages of the investigation and did not yet know who was behind the pages, adding that the creators had gone to greater lengths to hi...

Aug 03 2018

Brett Kavanaugh Hits Hurdle On Road To Supreme Court

The heightened tensions over President Donald Trump's nominee came as the first batch of documents were turned over to the committee from George W. Bush's team Thursday...

Aug 03 2018

California wildfires rage on

Evacuations are in progress for Mendocino Pass Road, east of Covelo. "Repopulation of communities affected by evacuations will continue as conditions allow", The Califo...

Aug 03 2018

SC asks Authorities to set procedure to vet NRC claims

Congress President Rahul Gandhi yesterday dubbed the execution of the critical and highly sensitive exercise as tardy. Work on it accelerated under the state and fede...

Aug 03 2018

China warns U.S. over additional tariffs on $200 billion of goods

The Trump administration says it's looking into whether to increase the proposed tariff on 200 billion US dollar worth of Chinese imports from 10 percent to 25 percent....

Aug 03 2018

California firefighters thanked by 3 girls on horseback

For instance, past year we had the floods so we brought lots of resources from the outside", San Jose Fire Captain Mitch Matlow said. "It's going to get expensive, it's g...

Aug 03 2018

Malaysia releases final report into MH370 disappearance

However, the report, prepared by the 19-member global team, said that it is impossible to provide any firm conclusion about the occurrence of the incident until the lost ...

Aug 03 2018

Suddenly the White House cares about election security. Can we believe it?

The Justice Department declined to comment on Trump's tweet Wednesday. "The president has expressed the same opinion ", Giuliani told Reuters. Sanders said "It's...

Aug 03 2018

Trump threatens 'drastic' action to get border security money from Congress

Congressional Republicans plan to fund as much as the government as possible before the September 30 deadline and punt border security and DHS funding battles until aft...

Aug 03 2018

Trump campaigns in Florida, claims ‘most popular’ title

Ron DeSantis , who is running in the August 28 GOP primary for governor against former congressman and Florida agriculture commissioner Adam Putnam . "I'm confident th...

Aug 03 2018

White House: Donald Trump Received August Letter from Kim Jong

Critics say the summit has so far failed to deliver on promised steps toward denuclearisation by Pyongyang. Trump also thanked the North Korean leader for sending home ...

Aug 03 2018

Anti-Americanism Wanes in Russia After Putin-Trump Summit, Survey Says

Intelligence agencies will now share classified information with social media networks to combat such attempts. There will be a stronger focus on sharing signs of possi...

Aug 03 2018

GOP pundit CALLS OUT left-wingers who rage at Trump supporters

She also recalled comedienne Michelle Wolf's stand-up act at this year's White House Correspondents Association dinner , a vicious take-down that included a jab at her l...

Aug 03 2018

Man killed Houston doctor over 20-year-old grudge, police say

Mark Hausknecht ". Cops believe the suspect targeted Hausknecht for the death of his mother . Pappas remains at large and is believed to be suicidal, risky and armed...