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Jul 11 2018

Trump nominates Catholic for Supreme Court

The letter addresses the controversy surrounding the nomination after McConnell's Senate refused to vote on outgoing President Barack Obama nominee Merrick Garland in 2...

Jul 11 2018

2nd rescue underway at flooded Thai cave

It is unclear which boys have been pulled out and which still remain in the cave. "Think about the responsibility of taking a kid under/beneath there and the conditions...

Jul 09 2018

U.S. Service Member Killed In 'Apparent Insider Attack' In Afghanistan

Officials at the top US military headquarters in Kabul could not immediately be reached for additional comment. The two wounded service members were being treated for i...

Jul 09 2018

Pompeo dismisses claim of 'gangster-like' North Korea talks

South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha said North Korea had balked at a written pledge for "complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearisation" for historical...

Jul 09 2018

'Limited Time' For Daring Rescue Mission To Free Thailand's Trapped Boys

Arpakorn also told reporters Friday that time to rescue the boys is now "limited", though he did not specify the reasons. As they returned, Samarn fell unconsious about 1...

Jul 09 2018

UK Brexit secretary David Davis resigns, Press Association reports

The government still has to negotiate a deal with Brussels, where sources warned the customs compromise looked very similar to the so-called new customs partnership the...

Jul 09 2018

Aum executions open door for more debate into death penalty

Asahara's death sentence was finalized in 2006, according to NHK, but trials of his co-conspirators dragged on for a further 12 years. The Japanese Tribunal has prosecu...

Jul 07 2018

Former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif gets ten years for corruption

It's the first verdict against Sharif faced a string of trials in Pakistan since he was ousted from office by the Supreme Court a year ago. The three-time premier i...

Jul 07 2018

Trump says his awkwardly capitalized tweets are no mistake

In an awkward moment for the US President , he claimed that " Fake News " "pour" over his tweets to find mistakes, in the same post where he prided over his ability to t...

Jul 07 2018

Kim Jong Un wants to meet Donald Trump in Switzerland

Among the things he packed were two gifts from President Donald Trump to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un: a letter from Trump and an Elton John CD with the 1972 hit...

Jul 04 2018

Firefighters struggle to contain massive Northern California blaze

Containment of the wildfire improved slightly, from 3 to 5 percent. Winds that seem relatively calm on the valley floor are gusting up to 25 miles per hour on the ridge...

Jul 04 2018

Northern California wildfire grows to 70000 acres

More firefighters were arriving to battle the blaze that has prompted the evacuation of more than 2,000 homes. Our VERY UNOFFICIAL estimate based on satellite data indi...

Jul 04 2018

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Puts Yorktown Heights on the Map

Now she's being asked about running for president. He told MSNBC of Ocasio-Cortez's win that "time will tell, but I think what we've seen in elections across the coun...

Jul 03 2018

Puppy saves owner from rattlesnake in Arizona

The dog's owner told KTAR News that she picked the puppy up and ran down the hill with Copper. A golden retriever suffered a vicious rattlesnake bite protecting his...

Jul 02 2018

N. Korea aiming to hide ongoing nuclear production

The Washington Post reported Saturday that USA intelligence officials had evidence showing that North Korea does not intend to give up its entire nuclear stockpile, desp...

Jul 02 2018

Donald Trump 'probably' won't question Supreme Court candidates on abortion

The Los Angeles Times recently claimed, inaccurately , that one top candidate on Trump's list, Judge Amy Coney Barrett, wrote in a 2003 academic publication that R...

Jul 02 2018

Germany's migrants: Seehofer 'offers to resign' over migrants

Seehofer had previously warned that, unless Merkel came up with a satisfactory EU-wide solution to dealing with migrants, he would use his power to make sure that asylum-...

Jul 02 2018

Police hunt for notorious French gangster after brazen helicopter jailbreak

A police manhunt has since been launched across the entire Paris region - with the aircraft later found in Gonesse, north of Paris. The helicopter then flew to the near...

Jul 02 2018

Notorious French gangster escapes Paris prison by helicopter: Media reports

The crime took place when Faid's brother was visiting him. Faid was jailed for 25 years for the death of a young policewoman killed during a botched robbery in 2010. Th...