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On Independence Day, Modi promises Indian manned space mission

On Independence Day, Modi promises Indian manned space mission

India celebrates Independence Day on August 15 to commemorate its independence from the United Kingdom on the same day in 1947, when Parliament passed the Indian Independence Act to handover soverei...

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Air Quality 'Unhealthy' in Areas of Humboldt County

Air Quality 'Unhealthy' in Areas of Humboldt County

Air circulation patterns are bringing in smoke from wildfires in California and OR to the south, Canadian wildfires to the north , and the Maple Fire on the Olympic Peninsula to the west. These m...

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Trump Strips Security Clearance From Former CIA Director John Brennan

Trump Strips Security Clearance From Former CIA Director John Brennan

The move immediately prompted accusations of political retaliation by current and former officials, as well as security analysts, who said Trump would set a unsafe precedent by punishing political spe...

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Death toll in devastating Kerala floods jumps to 67

Death toll in devastating Kerala floods jumps to 67

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that the state "is going through a serious situation" and asked everyone to cooperate with the government to deal with the "unprecedented situation". The weathe...

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Omarosa feud rooted in her allegations of racism

Omarosa feud rooted in her allegations of racism

Newman, who was once on President Trump's reality show " The Apprentice ", has been sharing dirt on the White House as a prelude to the release of her tell-all book, " Unhinged ". "And he goes, 'How...

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Australian politician calls for 'Muslim ban', and 'final solution

Australian politician calls for 'Muslim ban', and 'final solution

Bob Katter has thrown his support behind Fraser Anning following his widely-condemned maiden speech . Senator Derryn Hinch said he felt like he was at a "Ku Klux Klan rally" during Senator Anni...

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Italy refuses safe harbour to charity ship carrying migrants

Italy refuses safe harbour to charity ship carrying migrants

Italy continues to refuse port to humanitarian rescue ships, and the country's transport minister, Danilo Toninelli, said on Twitter that Britain should take responsibility for the migrants aboard the...

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China defends 'intense controls' in Xinjiang amid detention claims

China defends 'intense controls' in Xinjiang amid detention claims

In opening remarks at Friday's session, Yu Jianhua, China's Ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva , praised China's policies toward minorities, saying they were aimed at promoting unity and ha...

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Australian archbishop gets house detention for child sex abuse coverup

Australian archbishop gets house detention for child sex abuse coverup

Wilson resigned as Archbishop of Adelaide last month after Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull called on the Vatican to sack him. The Newcastle Local Court sentenced the 67-year-old to 12 months impriso...

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In Catholic sex abuse report, dozens of pages shielded from public

In Catholic sex abuse report, dozens of pages shielded from public

While the almost two-year probe has yielded charges against two clergymen - including a priest who has since pleaded guilty, and another who allegedly forced his accuser to say confession after each s...

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Trump tweets about Harley-Davidson boycott

Trump tweets about Harley-Davidson boycott

His comments over the weekend marked an escalation of that rhetoric - and represented the first time since he became president that he has called on Twitter for a "boycott" of an American company, med...

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U.S. general to investigate attack on Yemeni school bus

U.S. general to investigate attack on Yemeni school bus

The Arab states initially said the air strike on the bus was a "legitimate military action" against missile launchers, carried out in accordance with worldwide humanitarian law. Critics also accus...

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35 feared killed as bridge collapses in Italy

35 feared killed as bridge collapses in Italy

This footage was shared by Italy's national fire service, Vigili del Fuoco, and shows firefighters and Italian State Police pulling people from crushed vehicles. Autostrade, a unit of the infrastructu...

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Man flies plane into his home after fight with wife

Man flies plane into his home after fight with wife

The remnants of the plane. Youd's wife and a child, both inside the house, survived and the house remained intact. Witnesses told police they saw Youd assault his wife before the Utah County Sheri...

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Nebraska uses fentanyl for first time in execution

Nebraska uses fentanyl for first time in execution

The company claimed the state obtained the drugs through deception. Nebraska has carried out the first execution in the U.S. using fentanyl, the opioid painkiller that killed Prince and has a centra...

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Dozens feared dead as motorway bridge collapses in Italy

Dozens feared dead as motorway bridge collapses in Italy

UPDATE 2: Death toll from the collapse rises to 22. Firefighters searching the rubble with dogs for survivors have so far rescued one person who has been flown to hospital by helicopter. ANSA said ...

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Kenya: Hippo kills Chinese tourist near lake Naivasha

Kenya: Hippo kills Chinese tourist near lake Naivasha

Chang Ming Chuang , 66, had been taking pictures when the animal attacked. James Omollo told the Star that the foreigner got too close to the animal which turned on him, biting him on the chest....

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This Is the New Best City in the World to Live In

This Is the New Best City in the World to Live In

Melbourne's unseating isn't the only noticeable shift after years of very little change among the highest ranks. The survey assesses living conditions in 140 cities worldwide, scoring them on the b...

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All you need to know about Trump's Space Force

All you need to know about Trump's Space Force

This means we won't be seeing any real progress toward the sixth branch of the military until 2019, when Congress, along with the Trump administration, can begin exploring new possibilities. Defence S...

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Boy died 'during exorcism' at New Mexico compound

Boy died 'during exorcism' at New Mexico compound

Officers who discovered the children said they looked "like Third World country refugees not only with no food or fresh water, but with no shoes, personal hygiene and basically dirty rags for clothi...

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Air quality advisory issued for all of Vancouver Island

People should limit their time outside and refrain from vigorous activities like running or playing sports. Run an air conditioner, set it to re-circulate and close the fresh-air intake. "Elevated l...

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US ambassador urges Britain to ditch support for Iran nuclear deal

US ambassador urges Britain to ditch support for Iran nuclear deal

Mr Johnson even goes over the head of Whitehall and urges British businesses directly to cut ties with Iran. The European Union has tried to counteract the effects of the unilateral United States sa...

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Westminster crash: auto smashes into security barriers outside Houses of Parliament

Westminster crash: auto smashes into security barriers outside Houses of Parliament

A man was arrested this morning on suspicion of terrorist offences after a vehicle crashed into barriers outside parliament. Two people were hurt, but authorities said none of the injuries were li...

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Russia, Iran, and 3 others agree Caspian status

Russia, Iran, and 3 others agree Caspian status

Classifying it as a lake would mean it should ultimately get equally divided among the five countries, but, if the water is treated as a sea, it then becomes governed by the principles of worldwide ma...

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Pedestrians injured after vehicle hits barriers at United Kingdom parliament, man arrested

Pedestrians injured after vehicle hits barriers at United Kingdom parliament, man arrested

At least five police patrol cars attended the scene within minutes while armed officers were seen dragging the driver from the vehicle. Footage on social media showed heavily armed police response u...

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Two Koreas plan third summit of Kim, Moon next month

Two Koreas plan third summit of Kim, Moon next month

The exact date of the meeting has not been announced. Kim Jong Un and President Moon held a historic first summit in April in Panmunjom, followed by a second meeting in May, also in the truce vill...

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Afghan forces confront Taliban militants in Ghazni days after brazen attack

Afghan forces confront Taliban militants in Ghazni days after brazen attack

It said American advisors are assisting Afghan forces, and since Friday U.S. "airpower has delivered decisive blows to Taliban, killing over 140". The Taliban attack on Ghazni, a strategic center on...

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Trump to Democrats: Give Pelosi Another Chance

Trump to Democrats: Give Pelosi Another Chance

Democrats need to pick up 23 seats in November to retake the House, but it'll be hard if they lose districts they now hold. The 2016 loss was particularly troubling for House Democrats, and anti-Pel...

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Trump signs bill named for Sen. McCain, doesn't mention him

Trump signs bill named for Sen. McCain, doesn't mention him

Army since 9/11", Stefanik said. The new recruits will bring the total strength of the Army to 487,500 soldiers; Navy, 335,400 sailors; 186,100 in the Marine Corps; and 329,100 in the Air Force. Pres...

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President Trump Issues Statement Ahead of Deadly Charlottesville Anniversary

President Trump Issues Statement Ahead of Deadly Charlottesville Anniversary

This from the president who promulgated the birtherism lie about Barack Obama, the 44th President of the United States, when he knew that President Obama was born in the United States. But, ultimate...

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