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Typhoon kills two, snarls transport in Japan

Typhoon kills two, snarls transport in Japan

One person was killed when a truck fell from a road that collapsed from a landslide and another drowned in a swollen waterway. About 1.3 million homes suffered power cuts on Monday morning due to ...

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Suspect in shooting of 7 South Carolina officers bragged about marksmanship

Suspect in shooting of 7 South Carolina officers bragged about marksmanship

Besides the seven officers, five civilians were transported to two local trauma centers, Florence County EMS spokesperson Billy Hatchell told the local station. Hopkins is married to Florence divorce ...

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US 'Presidential' Nationwide Emergency Alert System Tested

US 'Presidential' Nationwide Emergency Alert System Tested

FEMA pushed back the test of a national system last month. The messages come from the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS), which attempts to send the alert to every cell phone wi...

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Ferry with 300 passengers stranded in Baltic Sea after engine room 'explosion'

Ferry with 300 passengers stranded in Baltic Sea after engine room 'explosion'

But an evacuation order never came, and there were no reports of injuries. Smoke poured out of the engine room and triggered the fire extinguisher inside the room, the ferry operator said. The vesse...

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Letters Sent to Pentagon Contained Castor Seeds, Not Ricin

Letters Sent to Pentagon Contained Castor Seeds, Not Ricin

William Clyde Allen III of Logan, Utah, was arrested by agents with the Salt Lake City Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. He joined the Navy in 1998 and left in 2002. Neither Mattis, who...

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The rating of trust of world leaders

The rating of trust of world leaders

It said Trump's global image remains poor, while ratings for the United States have tumbled to depths much lower than during Barack Obama's presidency. 40 percent said the US did respect these freed...

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Envelopes sent to Pentagon test positive for ricin

Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White made the announcement one day after letters were also sent to the White House and a Republican senator's office in Texas. The packages never actually made it into the...

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Rohingya refugees deported to Myanmar after Supreme Court refuses to intervene

Rohingya refugees deported to Myanmar after Supreme Court refuses to intervene

In his plea, Salimullah submitted that the seven Rohingya Muslims, who served jail terms for illegal entry in 2012, would be sent back to Myanmar where violence against the ethnic minority has spiked ...

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Russian military group behind wave of global cyberattacks: UK

Dutch security services expelled four Russian military intelligence officers from the Netherlands in connection with the plot, Dutch Defense Minister Ank Bijleveld-Schouten told a news conference. T...

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More than 250 people worldwide have died taking selfies, study finds

More than 250 people worldwide have died taking selfies, study finds

There were only three reports of selfie-related deaths in 2011, but that number grew to 98 in 2016 and 93 in 2017. They found that selfie-related deaths are most common in India, Russia the United S...

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US pulls out of international accord over Jerusalem embassy criticism

US pulls out of international accord over Jerusalem embassy criticism

The U.S. national security adviser John Bolton slammed the highest United Nations tribunal as "politicized and ineffective" as he announced that the United States would review all worldwide agreem...

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Trump's jibe at Brett Kavanaugh accuser risks Supreme Court confirmation

Trump's jibe at Brett Kavanaugh accuser risks Supreme Court confirmation

Two GOP votes against Kavanaugh's confirmation sinks it if every Democrat votes no. McConnell, a Republican , filed a petition for a cloture vote , which if successful would limit debate on the ...

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Active shooter incident underway in SC; 5 officers shot

Active shooter incident underway in SC; 5 officers shot

Wednesday, Nunn said . He said the dead officer was a member of the Florence city police department. The active shooter emergency was declared just before 5 pm local time, and the authorities repor...

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Legal proceedings against Rosmah done according to law: Malaysia PM Mahathir

Legal proceedings against Rosmah done according to law: Malaysia PM Mahathir

The prosecution had suggested bail at RM10 million. "She is wife to former prime minister". Rosmah is often compared to Imelda Marcos, who left behind more than a thousand pairs of shoes after her...

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USA secretary of state heads to North Korea for nuclear talks

On the agenda is likely the planning of a second summit between Kim and President Trump. Ri Yong-ho, North Korea's foreign minister, said at the United Nations last week that "there is no way we...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation agent shot by booby-trapped wheelchair during freaky ‘Indiana Jones’ raid

Federal Bureau of Investigation agent shot by booby-trapped wheelchair during freaky ‘Indiana Jones’ raid

At the property in Williams, southern OR, an Federal Bureau of Investigation agent and three bomb squad technicians avoided the hot tub and other hazards, including a minivan booby-trapped with animal...

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Trump mocks Ford's claims about Kavanaugh at MS rally

Trump mocks Ford's claims about Kavanaugh at MS rally

If Espy wins, it could not only potentially help give Democrats control of the Senate - he would also be the first Democrat in MS to win a Senate election this millennium. "Committee Republicans mus...

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In High School Letter, Kavanaugh Bragged About Being 'Obnoxious Drunks'

In High School Letter, Kavanaugh Bragged About Being 'Obnoxious Drunks'

A letter written in high school by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh to high school friend Patrick "P.J". Kavanaugh, through his attorneys, told The Times he wrote the note "to organize "Beac...

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French police recapture ‘jailbreak king’ after months on the run

French police recapture ‘jailbreak king’ after months on the run

A view of the door opened with explosives by French prisoner Redoine Faid, who escaped from the Prison in Sequedin, near Lille, France. He has cited movie baddies such as Tony Montana in "Scarface" ...

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New Zealand Customs Can Fine You for Refusing to Disclose Passwords

New Zealand Customs Can Fine You for Refusing to Disclose Passwords

Last year, Kiwi Customs searched just 540 devices at the border, and has said it doesn't expect that to grow. Like the American regulation, New Zealand's searchers are limited to files held on the p...

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CLOSE CALL: 'Unsafe' Chinese Destroyer Sails 'WITHIN FEET' of US Warship

CLOSE CALL: 'Unsafe' Chinese Destroyer Sails 'WITHIN FEET' of US Warship

That all came around the time U.S. B-52 bombers took part in a combined operation with Japan over the East China Sea, and flew through worldwide airspace over the South China Sea. Beijing also denie...

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The first moments S-300 missiles unloaded in Syria

The first moments S-300 missiles unloaded in Syria

Israel , which rejects blame attributed to it for the incident, has said that providing the system to Damascus is "irresponsible" and said that it would continue to act in Syria in order to defend its...

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India, Russia to sign S-400 missile deal this week

India, Russia to sign S-400 missile deal this week

The Russian leader, a former intelligence officer himself, said the Skripal scandal had been artificially exaggerated, but said he thought it would fade from the headlines at some point and that the s...

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Trump defends Kavanaugh, stumps for Hyde-Smith in Southaven

Trump defends Kavanaugh, stumps for Hyde-Smith in Southaven

Senator Susan Collins of ME, another closely-watched Republican vote, also rebuked Trump for going after Ford , telling reporters on Capitol Hill: "The president's comments were just plain wrong". Mi...

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White House Won't Say If Trump Is Limiting FBI's Kavanaugh Probe

Prof Ford did acknowledge in her testimony that she could not provide all the details asked of her - including how she arrived at the party or how she left it and where exactly it took place. All th...

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Much Ado About Nothing: Swetnick Walks Back Kavanaugh Accusations

Much Ado About Nothing: Swetnick Walks Back Kavanaugh Accusations

Swetnick initially alleged that she saw Kavanaugh conducting sexual misconduct in the 1980s in a sworn statement sent to the Senate Judiciary Committee. "Right after I broke up with her, she basic...

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No doubt Iran behind foiled Paris attack: French diplomatic source

No doubt Iran behind foiled Paris attack: French diplomatic source

One target of a new French crackdown on money flowing to Iranian intelligence is a diplomat suspected in an aborted bid to attack an Iranian exile group, officials said. "We deny the accusations and f...

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United States diplomat jangles nerves on Russian Federation nuclear missiles

United States diplomat jangles nerves on Russian Federation nuclear missiles

U.S. Ambassador to NATO Kay Bailey Hutchison briefs the media ahead of a NATO defence ministers meeting at the Alliance headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, October 2, 2018. Hutchison said the U.S. does...

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Theresa May Throws Shapes To 'Dancing Queen' At Tory Conference

Theresa May Throws Shapes To 'Dancing Queen' At Tory Conference

She said: 'You do have to excuse me if I do cough during the speech. The Prime Minister had been preparing to address her party and about her Brexit plans but couldn't resist having a dance to the d...

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US scraps decades-old treaty with Iran after United Nations court ruling

US scraps decades-old treaty with Iran after United Nations court ruling

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) handed down the bombshell judgement after Iran asked it to halt economic measures that Trump reimposed after pulling out of a landmark nuclear deal with Tehran...

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