• Amber Alert issued for Wis. girl after parents found dead
Amber Alert issued for Wis. girl after parents found dead

Authorities learned the couple's only child, 13-year-old Jayme Closs, was missing from the residence. Police say they have isolated where the 911 call came from early Monday morning but they don't know who made it. Jayme Closs , 13, was taken from her home early Monday morning by an unknown person who likely had a gun, according to the Federal ...

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  • Saudi Arabia begins internal probe into Khashoggi disappearance
Saudi Arabia begins internal probe into Khashoggi disappearance

Saudi Arabia is considering an admission that journalist Jamal Khashoggi died during an interrogation that went wrong, U.S. media reported yesterday. He said in Georgia that Pompeo may add a stop in Turkey . Technology investor Steve Case and Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi also backed away from projects with Saudi Arabia after the disappearance and a...

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  • Water Levels Plummet On Texas River That Washed Out Bridge
Water Levels Plummet On Texas River That Washed Out Bridge

Initially, forecasters expected the river to rise to near-record levels on Thursday , but modified their forecast to show the river dropping below flood stage instead. Texas Gov. Gregg Abbot declared a state of disaster in 18 counties as one death was reported due to the ongoing flooding. In a Facebook post , the Llano County Office of Emergenc...

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  • India’s #MeToo minister resigns amid sexual harassment storm
India’s #MeToo minister resigns amid sexual harassment storm

Following MJ Akbar's complaint of defamation against Priya Ramani , twenty women who worked with MJ Akbar during his career as a journalist have asked the court to consider their testimonies of being subject to MJ Akbar's sexual harassment and misconduct, or as a witness to the same.

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  • Embassy 'move' not about Wentworth: Sharma
Embassy 'move' not about Wentworth: Sharma

Australia is considering recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and moving its embassy to Jerusalem, according to a statement from the office of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu . "This announcement has to do with the timing of the United Nations resolution on which we need to take a position and articulate our views", he t...

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  • UK PM rallies ministers on eve of Brexit summit
UK PM rallies ministers on eve of Brexit summit

Despite earlier British media reports that some Cabinet ministers were preparing to resign, Downing Street said none had threatened to do so on Tuesday. "There remain a number of unresolved issues relating to the backstop", a British government spokesman said on Sunday . "Take responsibility and be constructive", said Germany's Europe Minister M...

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  • Grandmother charged with murder after stabbed baby found in hot oven
Grandmother charged with murder after stabbed baby found in hot oven

Williams said the grandmother's brother found the body on Monday night and called the police. Sheriff Kelvin Williams said they thought the child had been stabbed and burned. Police in turn called the sheriff's department and others for assistance. "That's hard to say", Williams said. An unidentified neighbor told WHBQ in Memphis, Tennessee...

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  • Israel Thwarts Deadly Attack
Israel Thwarts Deadly Attack

Gaza militants fired two rockets before dawn, one of which caused damage to the garden of a family home in the southern city of Beersheba , 40 kilometres (25 miles) away, the Israeli army said. "If it has any sense, Hamas will cease its fire and violent outbursts - now", he said. "We are sorry that minister Abbas Kamel has cancelled his visit to...

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  • 2 die in fighter jet crash in Ukraine, US pilot
2 die in fighter jet crash in Ukraine, US pilot "involved"

Local residents reported seeing the jet lose altitude as it diverted from a civilian neighborhood, according to the Kiev-based Ukrainian Independent Information Agency of News, which quoted a Ukrainian air force statement . In its own statement, the U.S. Air Force was not immediately able to confirm any casualties. Incorporated into the traini...

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  • Syria and Jordan agree to reopen vital crossing
Syria and Jordan agree to reopen vital crossing

Syrian rebels seized the Nassib crossing in 2015, disrupting a major trade route between Syria and Jordan, Lebanon and oil-rich Gulf countries. Syrian government forces recaptured the crossing from rebel fighters in July. Last July, units of the Syrian Arab Army cleansed the border crossing of terrorism and restored security to it. Government f...

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  • Indian police charge protesters at flashpoint temple, South Asia News & Top Stories
Indian police charge protesters at flashpoint temple, South Asia News & Top Stories

It's a fight b/w Hindu Renaissance and obscurantism. Because no Brahmin today is only intellectual, they're in the cinema, business as well. Where is it written that caste is from birth?Shastras can be amended, he added. The Sabarimala temple was due to open its doors to all women on Wednesday at 17:00 IST (11:30 GMT). Pilgrims arrive at Nilakc...

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  • Europe Offers Britain an Olive Branch to Break Brexit Impasse
Europe Offers Britain an Olive Branch to Break Brexit Impasse

Meanwhile, seemingly all sides of the Brexit divide are looking less and less likely to back the deal May hopes to bring back from Brussels . The Democratic Unionist Party, which is propping up Mrs May's government in Westminster, said the EU's backstop suggestion whereby Northern Ireland would continue to follow the bloc's rules if no trade de...

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  • Sen. Elizabeth Warren's DNA claim inflames some Native Americans
Sen. Elizabeth Warren's DNA claim inflames some Native Americans

Members of the Cherokee Nation say Elizabeth Warren's DNA-test release hasn't fixed her "Indian problem" - it's just created a new problem as she comes under heavy criticism from Native Americans . In 2016, The Washington Post wrote that "we found that Warren's relying on family lore rather than official documentation to make an ethnic clai...

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  • U.S. calls for sanctions implementation following inter-Korean rail agreement
U.S. calls for sanctions implementation following inter-Korean rail agreement

Seoul and Pyongyang also agreed in separate talks Monday to begin reconnecting rail and road links despite concerns that may undermine the USA -led worldwide pressure campaign that includes punishing economic sanctions to try to force the North to show concrete progress in its vow to denuclearize.

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  • New Ad Hits Ted Cruz For Liking White Castle Instead of Whataburger
New Ad Hits Ted Cruz For Liking White Castle Instead of Whataburger

Cruz chortled. "It's clear Congressman O'Rourke's pollsters have told him to come out on the attack", he replied. During a segment on climate change and oil taxes: "Senator Cruz is not going to be honest with you", O'Rourke said . O'Rourke, an El Paso congressman, has used record-setting fundraising and a background as a one-time punk rocker t...

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  • Recreational marijuana now legal in Canada
Recreational marijuana now legal in Canada

The Canopy founder said he's looking forward to the next steps in cannabis research and the developing public conversations around the substance, noting that the first sales are the result of years of advocacy work. "Who else gets to be first to help ring in the end of prohibition?" Brandon Lee, consul general of Canada in Seattle, told the ...

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  • Russia Says Explosive Device Caused Crimea Blast, 10 Feared Dead
Russia Says Explosive Device Caused Crimea Blast, 10 Feared Dead

The National Anti-Terrorism Committee said in a statement that the blast at the college, in the city of Kerch in eastern Crimea, was caused by an explosive device. Crimean authorities said initial information suggests the blast was caused by a "gas canister" that "blew up" inside the college's canteen. Reuters reported the school is a technical...

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  • Climate change scientists have 'political agenda'
Climate change scientists have 'political agenda'

Both made claims similar to Trump's about a supposed disagreement among scientists about the role of human activity in climate change . He previously told the New York Times in January that "there is a cooling and there is a heating". "Christians can not ignore the predicted implications of climate change for the developing world nor for the b...

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  • First legal cannabis in Canada sold in St. John’s
First legal cannabis in Canada sold in St. John’s

The official was not authorized to speak publicly ahead of Wednesday's announcement and spoke on condition of anonymity. Talks over legalising marijuana in Canada have been going on for a while now with the Senate voting 52-29 in favour of legalisation.

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  • Netanyahu Thanks Australian PM for Consideration of Jerusalem Recognition, Embassy Move
Netanyahu Thanks Australian PM for Consideration of Jerusalem Recognition, Embassy Move

Australia is considering recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and moving its embassy to Jerusalem, according to a statement from the office of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu . "We appreciate Australia's decision to vote no on the United Nations resolution", a White House official said. He is also questioned Australia's posit...

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