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2-magnitude quake strikes off east Indonesian island: USGS

2-magnitude quake strikes off east Indonesian island: USGS A 4.4-magnitude quake shook Southern California about 25 miles east of downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries, the U.S. Vickie Carillo was sitting with her son on the couch watching "Jaws 2" when they felt the shaking start. A Los Angeles County Fire Department dispatch supervisor said the department had received no reports of damage or injur... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation and Syria vow to 'wipe out terrorists' in Idlib

Russian Federation and Syria vow to 'wipe out terrorists' in Idlib It came as Russia , President Bashar Assad's strongest military backer, announced major military drills in the Mediterranean Sea amid growing tensions over the enclave. De Mistura asked if it's necessary to create a "worst-case scenario" just to secure Syrian government access to the roads. For his part, Muallem said the Syrian forces will "go all the way" in Idlib but added that the army will ... [Full Article...]

US Cuts All Aid to The UNRWA

US Cuts All Aid to The UNRWA UNRWA and the US State Department have been contacted for comment. Since then, the administration has informed the "key regional governments" of its plan, according to the report . One of the core issues in the conflict is the Palestinian demand for the "right of return" that would see those refugees and their descendants - who now number around 5 million - return to Israel in any final status ... [Full Article...]

Russia to hold biggest war games in nearly four decades

Russia to hold biggest war games in nearly four decades But NATO claimed Russian Federation could have been massively underreporting the scale of those exercises, which some of the alliance's eastern members said involved more than 100,000 servicemen. While having a practical objective of testing military skills, drills are also created to show a country's potential opponents how it could behave in a real conflict situation. [Full Article...]

Notting Hill Carnival drums fall silent for Grenfell Tower fire victims

Notting Hill Carnival drums fall silent for Grenfell Tower fire victims Another suspect drove a motorbike at officers, hitting a police motorcyclist, and then sped off, sparking a chase from Notting Hill to Northolt involving the police helicopter. Some people have criticised the Section 60 order being put in place but Musker has defended the choice as he said he was confident that the order "prevented. [Full Article...]

ANC welcomes withdrawal of Expropriation Bill

ANC welcomes withdrawal of Expropriation Bill Earlier this week, another Business Day columnist, Lukanyo Mnyanda, criticized South African President Cyril Ramaphosa for a lack of clarity on the policy of "expropriation without compensation", saying that Trump's take on the issue was partly the result of bad messaging by South Africa. [Full Article...]

US leaker Chelsea Manning to be barred from Australia

Manning, a former intelligence analyst in the United States army who served in the Iraq war, spent seven years in a military prison after being convicted for leaking almost 750,000 classified military and diplomatic documents to Wikileaks . [Full Article...]

Indian police break up protest against arrest of activists

Indian police break up protest against arrest of activists Mumbai: Pune police launched raids in five states at dawn on Tuesday, picking up mostly Left-leaning activists and lawyers and igniting outrage in civil society that described the crackdown as "absolutely chilling". His residence in Delhi was raided by Maharshtra police on August 28. Navlakha's transit remand was secured from the Saket district court to take him to Pune. [Full Article...]

UAE Jets Target Allied Coalition Forces in Yemen Shores

UAE Jets Target Allied Coalition Forces in Yemen Shores The report, to be delivered to the UN Human Rights Council next month, comes not long after a Saudi-coalition strike this month killed 40 children on a school bus. "Coalition air strikes have caused most of the documented civilian casualties", it said. The report says three-fourths of its population of over 29 million need humanitarian assistance. [Full Article...]

African-American Andrew Gillum secures Dem gubernatorial nomination in Florida

African-American Andrew Gillum secures Dem gubernatorial nomination in Florida Trump recorded a 54-second phone message that the DeSantis campaign is sending to GOP voters across the state. DeSantis has been running nearly entirely on being Trump's pick, with a commercial featuring his baby in a "Make America Great Again" onesie. [Full Article...]

Texas Police Trying To Find Woman In Restraints On Doorbell Video

Texas Police Trying To Find Woman In Restraints On Doorbell Video In a statement, the office added: "Numerous citizens in the state and outside have sent missing persons flyers suggesting the women in the video is a missing person from their area". Despite concern that the woman could be a missing person, no one has been able to make a definitive match. And whatever is on her wrists... ugh. "Deputies are also reviewing video surveillance from surrounding res... [Full Article...]

White House counsel Don McGahn to resign, Trump confirms

White House counsel Don McGahn to resign, Trump confirms Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley urged Trump to keep his White House counsel on board. McGahn was already reported to have extensively cooperated with the special counsel Robert Mueller in a way that could have incriminated Trump in the investigation into whether he obstructed justice in connection to the Russian Federation investigation. [Full Article...]

FBI Finally Responds to Trump’s China-Hillary Clinton Hacking Conspiracy

And Comey acknowledged to Congress that despite Clinton's claims to the contrary, she transmitted classified information on the unauthorized and unsecured server. "I would be in a lot of trouble if I gave you the name." There are indications there are other "cutouts" that were involved. At a public hearing in July, Gohmert grilled former Federal Bureau of Investigation official Peter Strzok o... [Full Article...]

Swarming bees took over a Times Square hot dog stand

Swarming bees took over a Times Square hot dog stand According to The New York Post , NYPD officer Michael Laurino was in charge of handling the situation. "We like to keep the families together". Basically, Coté says the bees won't bother you as long as you don't bother them. A large section of one of the busiest intersections in the world has been shut down on Tuesday afternoon following a huge infestation of bees. Midtown Manhattan is all ab... [Full Article...]

Trump says Google is ‘rigged’ with bad news about him

Trump says Google is ‘rigged’ with bad news about him Google is the latest target in Mr. Trump's complaints that some portions of the news media and social media are biased against conservatives. While I don't often check CNN and it appeared often in my results, I do read stories from The New York Times , Washington Post , and - obviously - Business Insider. [Full Article...]

Graham Shares What He Learned From John McCain

Graham Shares What He Learned From John McCain The Arizona senator had indeed "peeled the paint off the wall behind me with a fiery stream of profanity-laced invective, " Coons recalled, describing the McCain experience of several senators, but he nearly always apologized. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., paid an emotional tribute to the life and legacy of his close friend Sen. McCain will lie in state at the U.S. Capitol on Friday, where th... [Full Article...]

Puerto Rico increases Hurricane Maria death toll to 2,975

Puerto Rico increases Hurricane Maria death toll to 2,975 Maria Martinez stands next to her house which was damaged by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. At the time, the New York Times reported that the Puerto Rican government said it would wait to update its official tally until after the George Washington University study was released. [Full Article...]

After cascade of criticism, Trump honours McCain's service

After cascade of criticism, Trump honours McCain's service McCain, a former prisoner of war in Vietnam who ran for president in 2008 as a self-styled maverick Republican and became a prominent critic of President Donald Trump, died on Saturday. McCain denounced him for using language that "fired up the crazies", while Trump said McCain was a "dummy" who had barely managed to graduate from the US Naval Academy. [Full Article...]

EA cancels Madden Classic qualifier events after Jacksonville shooting

EA cancels Madden Classic qualifier events after Jacksonville shooting They were all in stable condition. "The suspect walked past patrons who were in other parts of the business and focused his attention on the gamers", he said. The filings also show that Katz reportedly played video games so much growing up that he sometimes refused to bathe or go to school, the AP reported. [Full Article...]

Texan says he's selling 3D-printed gun plans, despite court order

Texan says he's selling 3D-printed gun plans, despite court order He is offering plans for 3D-printer manufacturing of parts for several rifles and handguns, including the popular AR-15 rifle and a 1911 pistol. They were available for purchase at a suggested price of $10 each. Wilson said he anticipates that states may try to sue to stop him from selling the plans, but that he is raising money for his legal defense. During the press conference , Wilson also s... [Full Article...]


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