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American among victims in Barcelona terror attack

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Heidi Nunes , 40, of Walnut Creek , Calif., said she and her husband were in Europe celebrating their one-year wedding anniversary, according to NBC News . Police have made three arrests in connection with the incident, including Driss Oukabir , a 28-year-old Moroccan who is believed to have rented the van. Read More »

Trump hits Lindsey Graham over alleged 'disgusting lie'

This week, Trump's peers - the same people he promised would help make America great again - made clear they want nothing to do with him. For issues like tax reform, beleaguered lawmakers could simply choose to work through legislation without the White House , said Greg Valliere, chief global strategist at Horizon Investments who tracks Washington for investors. Read More »

Television show 'Mahakali' actors Gagan and Arjit die in road accident

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These two actors were famous for their roles in mythological television series "Mahakali - Anth Hi Aarambh Hai". They were returning from their shoot in Gujarat's Umbergaon to Mumbai and this incident happened. The auto rammed into the stationery trailer parked on the side of road and all died on the spot. Our hearts go out to the families and we stand united with them. Read More »

Lebanon, Hizballah Announce Attacks On IS At Syrian Border

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The operation, dubbed "If You Revert, We too Will Revert" coincides with Lebanese army offensive to cleanse outskirts of Ras Baalbek and Qaa towns near the border of Syria. Last month, Hezbollah forced fighters belonging to Jabhat Fateh al-Sham and other Syrian opposition groups to leave nearby border strongholds in a joint operation with the Syrian army. Read More »

Japan tests alert system in likely flight path of N. Korea missiles

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Tokyo remains on alert against potential military provocations by Pyongyang after North Korea threatened to fire missiles towards the Pacific island of Guam , US territory, which would have flown over Japan. In an interview with The American Prospect published online on Wednesday, Trump's White House adviser Steven Bannon also said: "There's no military solution [to North Korea's nuclear threats], forget it". Read More »

NU Professor And Alleged Murder Accomplice Extradited To Chicago

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Fired Northwestern University microbiologist Wyndham Lathem and Oxford University financial officer Andrew Warren are accused in Cornell-Duranleau's death. Somerville College's Andrew Warren, 56, and USA professor Wyndham Lathem, 42, are accused of fatally stabbing Trenton Cornell-Duranleau in Mr Lathem's flat. Read More »

Iraq fighting for IS-held city of Tal Afar

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The PM met with a high-level delegation this week including generals and Ambassador Douglas Silliman from the United States, which leads the global coalition to defeat ISIS and trains, advises, assists and provides intelligence to ISF. Aydın Maruf, a Representative of the Turkmen Popular Front in Iraq, Member of the Parliament of the Regional Administration of Iraqi Kurdistan spoke to Sputnik Turkey in an interview about how the USA forces are preparing to participate in the liberation of Tal ... Read More »

American Greetings Corp (NYSE:AM) Stock Price While Sentiment Improves

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It has underperformed by 16.37% the S&P500. The company now has a P/E ratio of 82.84 and the market cap is 1.43B. Cincinnati Casualty Company bought 5,350 shares as the company's stock declined 12.71% while stock markets rallied. The firm has "Equal-Weight" rating by Morgan Stanley given on Thursday, June 15. The firm has "Sell" rating by Barclays Capital given on Tuesday, July 18. Read More »

Defiant, Trump laments removal of Confederate statues and lashes at critics

The president's self-inflicted wounds since the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Va., have reopened gaping divisions within the Republican Party - and within his own family and administration. So who are the most hardcore groups of Trump backers? "For the sake of our Nation - as our President - please fix this", Graham said. He should be condemning white supremacist subgroups, not lamenting the removal of these monuments. Read More »

40% in United States support Trump's impeachment

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Thirty-five 35 percent said it was accurate. The poll says Republicans who were interviewed after the conference fell Trump is " assigning blame accurately in the matter". Only 30 percent of independents and 10 percent of Democrats sided with the president on this issue. CBS' pollsters had already started surveying Americans on Trump's Charlottesville response on Monday, but after Tuesday's wild press conference disapproval of his handling of the situation rose. Read More »

Here's where to get last-minute eclipse glasses in NKY

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Here is a list of local solar eclipse viewing parties around the tri-state. It's called totality and the area where it hits on the Earth is known as the path of totality . The American Astronomical Society says the only safe way to look directly at the uneclipsed or partially eclipsed sun is through special-purpose solar filters, such as "eclipse glasses" or handheld solar viewers. Read More »

Julian Alessandro Cadman: Reports Missing Boy Has Been Found 'Are False'

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Another Sydney woman, Suria Intan, who was on a European holiday with friends, is also in a serious condition in hospital after being injured in the attack. Some 34 nationalities were among nearly 130 people wounded in the attacks in Barcelona's popular Las Ramblas shopping area on Thursday and in Cambrils , a seaside town 70 miles to the south west, early on Friday. Read More »

Mother of slain protester says she won't talk to Trump

While most Democrats and Independents disagreed, 87 percent of Republicans backed the statement. In additional polling data released Thursday, the CBS poll found that most Americans (59%) said the USA should not threaten North Korea with military action right now but most would approve of military action if diplomacy does not eventually stop its nuclear program. Read More »

Kenya opposition to file petition against presidential vote

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Those included, among others, "numerous instances when their ticket was denied votes and others in which their competitor. had undeserved votes added to his total", the statement read. "We have over 20,000 pages containing evidence showing that Uhuru Kenyatta never won.we expect noting less than justice from the Supreme Court", Raila told journalists who waited outside the courts soon after filing his documents. Read More »

Sunk US WWII warship found in Pacific

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Navy history that included relentless shark attacks - has been found. After a Navy historian unearthed new information previous year about the warship's last movements that pointed to a new search area, a team of civilian researchers led by Paul Allen , a Microsoft Corp co-founder, spent months searching in a 600-square-mile (1500-sq/km) patch of ocean. Read More »

German Vote Campaign to Mourn Spain Attack Victims: Merkel

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He has also courted controversy for calling a 6.2 magnitude quake that struck off the coasts of Greece and Turkey in June an "artificial" attack coordinated by "foreign powers". Turkish-German journalist Deniz Yucel , the Istanbul correspondent of the Die Welt daily, has been jailed in Turkey since February ahead of trial on terror charges. Read More »

Train station in France evacuated over terror alarm

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There are reports of a shooting in southern France after three armed men allegedly jumped off a train from Paris and opened fire. There were no shots, and a spokesman for the local prefecture said reports of a major terrorist incident were "mostly completely incorrect" and were being spread as fake news. Read More »

Indiana Jobless Rate Stays Low In Spite Of Small Increase

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Three sectors did record job growth for the month of July, with Manufacturing leading at 1,100 jobs. The Educational and Health Services sector had the largest decline, with 700 job losses for the month of July. Nationally, the jobless rate is 4.3 percent. The labor force comprises people who are employed, including self-employed, and those who are unemployed but actively job hunting. Read More »

Dr. Ruth Pfau three last wishes

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Dr. Ruth Pfau was awarded numerous national and worldwide awards, including the highest civil awards of "Hilal-e-Imtiaz" and "Hilal-e-Pakistan", in recognition of her meritorious services to the nation. "She is irreplaceable. We pray to God to send people like her again to this world so that they could continue serving the people", she said. One minute silence was also observed by those who attended the state funeral. Read More »

Salvation Army ditches plans for gala at Mar-A-Lago

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The American Cancer Society plans to move its 2018 Island of Palm Beach gala from the resort, too. "We thank the staff of Mar-a-Lago for their service over the years", the hospital group said in a statement. The Trump Organization did not respond to requests for comment. Some of the biggest-named charities in America are walking away from President Trump. Read More »

Video Showing Face-off At Pangong Appears On Facebook

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The skirmish happened after Indian border troopers asked Chinese soldiers to fall back when they crossed the LAC, the de-facto boundary, around the lake. He said that BPMs were part of confidence building measures between the two countries. India and Bhutan claim the land belongs to the Himalayan kingdom. Read More »

Trumps to skip Kennedy honours to avoid 'distraction — BBCI

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Carter didn't attend in 1979 because of the Iran hostage crisis, Bush was at a summit in Malta in 1989 while Clinton was on his way to a conference in 1994. Since his election victory, artists have used award shows to voice their displeasure with President Donald Trump , and the Kennedy Center Honors are no different. Read More »

Filipina's 7-year-old son missing after Barcelona attack

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Of the 13 others who were killed in the two attacks: five are Spanish, two are Italians, two are Portuguese, one is Belgian and one is Canadian, emergency services and authorities from those countries have confirmed so far. A third suspect has been arrested in connection with the Barcelona attack, the Catalonia interior ministry said. "I have directed our Embassy in Madrid to proceed to Barcelona and extend all possible assistance to our injured kababayan and to exert all efforts to help ... Read More »

Puri-Haridwar, Kalinga Utkal Express Derails, Several Injured

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The driver "felt a jerk and realised that the derailment had happened". There were many like Kabir Rathor whose parents were travelling in the train. It normally covers the distance between Puri and Haridwar in 36 hours. "My thoughts are with the families of the deceased", he said in a tweet. He said the accident was caused by the sudden application of brakes. All efforts are being taken to ensure speedy relief and rescue operations, he said. Read More »

What Washington tourists think about the monuments debate

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A defiant President Donald Trump shrugged off a barrage of bipartisan criticism on Thursday and said United States culture and history were being "ripped apart" by the removal of Confederate statues. Those people were also there because they wanted to protest the taking down of a statue, Robert E. Lee . According to the poll, 86 percent of Republicans think the statues should remain as historical symbols, whereas 6 percent said the monuments should be removed because they're ... Read More »

United States provocations aimed at demonizing Iran: UN ambassador

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Rouhani underlined Iran's commitment to the nuclear deal, adding that Tehran will follow up and respond to any breach of the agreement by other parties. At a press conference in Washington DC on April 21, 2017, the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) disclosed at that the Organization of Defensive Innovation and Research (SPND), who is responsible for weaponization of the regime's nuclear program, has continued to work with all its sub-groups, after implementation of the JCPOA. Read More »

You can adopt a dog, cat or other animal for $20

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All applicants will be contacted regarding status of their application and adoption appointments will be scheduled for approved adopters on August 19th from 11 a.m.to 4 p.m. For animals who need more care beyond what is usually done during intake, such as vaccinations and spaying/neutering, the Baltimore Humane Society has set up the Yukon Emergency Medical Fund . Read More »

Joe Dunford : Top US general condemns racism after Charlottesville violence

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It's against our Values and everything we've stood for since 1775'. Gen Lengyel tweeted: "I stand with my fellow Joint Chiefs in condemning racism, extremism & hatred". I am not involved in domestic politics. "I just want to extend my sympathies not only for their deaths, but also to you and your family - and countless others -for the pain inflicted today by the despicable words of Donald Trump ". Read More »

MAP: Dozens of nationalities among Spain attack victims

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But Lea warned that terror threats were consistent in most big Western European cities, saying that the next serious attack "could pop up easily in Birmingham, Berlin or Barcelona ". Islamic State has claimed responsibility. French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Friday 26 French citizens were among those injured in Barcelona . Read More »