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Hurricane heading for volcano-hit Hawaii

Hurricane heading for volcano-hit Hawaii Hurricane Hector regained strength in the eastern Pacific late on Sunday and swelled into a Category 4 storm again with sustained 140 miles per hour winds as it stayed on target to possibly hit Hawaii by midweek, officials said. June 11, 2018. State officials urged residents to take precaution and prepare for the storm. It's slated to cross into the Central Pacific basin by early Monday. [Full Article...]

Jeremy Corbyn: Deniers of anti-Semitism in Labour are part of problem

Jeremy Corbyn: Deniers of anti-Semitism in Labour are part of problem The Labour leader has not conceded on calls to adopt all the examples of contemporary anti-Semitism from the IHRA in its code of conduct . "I think it is very important that we all work to de-escalate this disagreement, and I think it starts with dropping the investigations into Margaret Hodge and Ian Austin ", he said. [Full Article...]

5 killed in plane crash in California parking lot

5 killed in plane crash in California parking lot The crash happened just after 12:30 p.m. local time . Footage and photos on social media showed the wreckage of a twin-engine Cessna aircraft. The Orange County Fire Department said the plane's engine cut out before it could make it to the airport. [Full Article...]

Iranians protest as USA reimposes sanctions

Iranians protest as USA reimposes sanctions The plunge in the currency and soaring inflation have sparked sporadic demonstrations against profiteering and corruption, with many protesters chanting anti-government slogans. President Trump is set to reimpose several sanctions against Iran, following his decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal. With tensions high ahead of the return of United States sanctions on Tuesday, the governme... [Full Article...]

Trump believes Mueller is using Manafort trial to embarrass him

Trump believes Mueller is using Manafort trial to embarrass him But he otherwise approved "every penny" of the personal bills bookkeeper Heather Washkuhn paid for him, she said . But later she emailed Federal Savings Bank and said Mr. And if Manafort did indeed open those accounts, that inherently means he knew they existed - and that he failed to report them to his tax preparers. [Full Article...]

Children Rescued From "Extremists" At "Filthy" Hideout: US Police

Children Rescued From The operation took hours as Wahhaj allegedly holed up inside the compound with an AR-15 semiautomatic rifle, five 30-round magazines and four handguns upon arrival by the officers. Authorities in New Mexico say they served the search warrant after receiving a message from a Georgia detective that they believed came from the compound saying "we are starving and need food and water". [Full Article...]

OR police chief orders review of use of force at protest

OR police chief orders review of use of force at protest People on both sides of the protests swarmed the area wearing protective pads or vests, many also donning masks or covering themselves with bandanas. Among the right-wing marchers, some of whom wore body armor and carried shields, were members of the Patriot Prayer group founded by Joey Gibson, a conservative Republican who is running for the US Senate in November's midterm elections. [Full Article...]

Five dead as plane goes down at parking lot in US

Five dead as plane goes down at parking lot in US The plane also hit a auto, but no one in that vehicle was reported injured. " I don't know anything about what this pilot did or what he was thinking, but it could have been much more tragic ", Bommarito said. According to the FAA, the pilot of the aircraft, which is registered to a San Franciso corportation, declared a Mayday shortly before the crash. The identities of the victims were not ... [Full Article...]

Iran readying military exercise in Persian Gulf

Iran readying military exercise in Persian Gulf SponsoredThe U.S. military's Central Command on Wednesday confirmed it has seen an increase in Iranian naval activity, including in the Strait of Hormuz, a strategic waterway for oil shipments that Iran's Revolutionary Guards have threatened to block. [Full Article...]

Student demands names and justice after 911 called for eating lunch

Student demands names and justice after 911 called for eating lunch McCartney also noted the college would be hiring a third-party investigator to review the incident . Kanoute has demanded that Smith release the name of the staffer who called police on her, but the college has so far refused. Kanoute herself is demanding the release of the person's name who called in. Second, Kanoute demanded a private conversation between her, the employee and the administr... [Full Article...]

As sanctions bite, where next for Trump's Iran strategy

As sanctions bite, where next for Trump's Iran strategy Trump has proven very generous to USA adversaries if they meet in the context of summits, but Iran would have to swallow its pride and some humble pie too if it were to kiss the ring. The strait at the mouth of the Persian Gulf is crucial to global energy supplies as about a third of all oil traded at sea passes through it. It could be hard especially "any direct and indirect trade of steel is u... [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia severs ties with Canada over Ottawa 'interference'

Saudi Arabia severs ties with Canada over Ottawa 'interference' Last week, authorities in Saudi Arabia detained two women's rights activists, broadening a campaign of arrests that has drawn global criticism and tainted the kingdom's top-down agenda of change. The Canadian envoy in Riyadh is no longer welcome. Ms Badawi had been calling for an end to Saudi Arabia's male guardianship system. "The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Saudi Arabia briefed the Canadi... [Full Article...]

Venezuelan leaders in Miami warn of attacks by Maduro against opposition

Venezuelan leaders in Miami warn of attacks by Maduro against opposition But they assumed responsibility for the explosions, which led Maduro to cut short a televised speech and for soldiers in formation to take cover. Arreaza thanked the solidarity shown by various governments and organizations in rejection of the attack against the president. [Full Article...]

Quake kills 10 in Lombok, Indonesia

Quake kills 10 in Lombok, Indonesia Masses of mud and rock broke free when the 6.4-magnitude quake hit the Indonesian island of Lombok on Sunday and now the hikers have no safe way down. More than 120 were recorded, the biggest with a magnitude of 5.7, Indonesia's meteorology agency said. "Residents refused to enter their houses as prolonged aftershocks are still being felt", said Eka Fathurrahman, the police chief in East Lombo... [Full Article...]

Takeaways from day four of the Paul Manafort trial

Takeaways from day four of the Paul Manafort trial Defense lawyers have painted Gates as an untrustworthy business partner who embezzled funds from Manafort's consulting firm. Laporta was the first witness to testify under immunity from the prosecution, an indication she would otherwise have been opening herself up to legal trouble. [Full Article...]

Judge says reuniting families is government's sole burden

Judge says reuniting families is government's sole burden U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw said it was "unacceptable" that the government has located only 12 or 13 parents out of close to 500 who have been removed from the United States or released into the mainland. But the ACLU argued the government "must bear the ultimate burden of finding the parents", which the judge appears to have agreed with. "If the parents contact us and they would like to b... [Full Article...]

United Nations envoy to Yemen invites warring parties to meet in September

United Nations envoy to Yemen invites warring parties to meet in September Iran supplies the Houthis with weapons, according to the United Nations , the USA and other nations. "Coalition did not carry out any operations in Hodeidah today", al-Malki, told Alarabiya television. "Just a few days ago, there was an airstrike that hit a few hundred meters away - showing just how unstable and unsafe the situation there has become", Kirolos said. [Full Article...]

Dam could fail, dump 17 feet of water on city

Dam could fail, dump 17 feet of water on city Lynchburg, with a population of around 80,000, is home to a number of colleges and universities, including the University of Lynchburg ( previously Lynchburg College ), which owns the lake the dam is located on. Overnight, city officials monitored the dam for structural weaknesses. "Once the water levels are lowered, then initial repairs can begin on the dam embankment and the roadway". [Full Article...]

Trump Defends Don Jr.'s Meeting With Russians as 'Totally Legal'

Trump Defends Don Jr.'s Meeting With Russians as 'Totally Legal' The president told confidants that he doesn't believe that his son purposefully or knowingly broke any law, however he may have wandered into a legal mess. In what has become a time-honored tradition, Donald Trump took to Twitter early Sunday Morning, and when the dust settled, the President admitted that there was collusion with a foreign power in the 2016 election. [Full Article...]

South Sudan's homegrown peace deal will not fail - President Kiir

South Sudan's homegrown peace deal will not fail - President Kiir Sudan's Foreign Minister Al-Dirdiri Mohamed Ahmed says the final peace agreement will be signed August 5. South Sudan President Salva Kiir confirmed on Friday he is more than ready to make peace with rebels by inking the final peace deal on Sunday in the Sudanese capital. [Full Article...]


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