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Coast Guard searching for person in ocean who ran from police

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The video showed the shark then turning away from Kingsbury. After police said they spotted some "illegal contraband" in the vehicle, they asked Kingsbury to step out of the auto. While police were interviewing him, he ran - headed to the beach, according to Port City Daily and WWAY . Multiple agencies rushed in to help, including the Coast Guard. Read More »

Iraq says Tal Afar 'fully liberated' from Islamic State

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The airstrikes came as the Iraqi forces are in final stage of an offensive aimed at driving IS militants out from the town of Ayadhiyah in Tal Afar area, which is the last IS redoubt in Iraq's northern province of Nineveh. "As we join the Iraqis in celebrating that the Iraqi flag is once again proudly flying high in the heart of the liberated Tal Afar we also remember all those who have lost their lives or who have suffered tremendously from Daesh's terrorism". Read More »

Man charged in United Kingdom after sword incident near Buckingham Palace

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He appeared at Westminster Magistrates' Court on Thursday afternoon and was remanded in custody, Sky News reports . When confronted by officers, he reached for a 1.2-meter sword in the passenger-side door compartment of his vehicle. Thresa May praised the actions of the police officers following the arrest . MADRID • Tourism in Barcelona has bounced back after the militant attacks that killed 16 people in Catalonia last month, Spain's Energy and Tourism minister Alvaro Nadal said ... Read More »

Opp urges Prez to order floor test in TN

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His comments come amid the rebellion by 21 MLAs, loyal to Dhinakaran, who had met state Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao on August 22 and expressed lack of confidence in the chief minister, a day after factions led by Palaniswami and O Panneerselvam merged. Read More »

India, Switzerland to cooperate in rail sector

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The main theme of the presidential visit is the Treaty of Friendship signed between Switzerland and India in 1948, in which the two countries gave assurances of "perpetual peace" and "unalterable friendship". Leuthard, who is on a three-day visit to India, was also given a ceremonial welcome at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. Modi said there was deliberations on challenges of climate change and both sides agreed to work for implementing the Paris climate accord focusing on the principle of common ... Read More »

Talks with North Korea 'not an answer' to crisis

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North Korea had previously announced plans to fire four of these missiles into waters near the USA territory of Guam . Pyongyang has warned of more similar tests to come. Trump's Cabinet members, including Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, have repeatedly advocated for dialogue to ease tensions with the defiant communist country. Read More »

Yes, Floating Fire Ant Nests Are a Real Thing

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Nester, a specialist with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, explains in an official advisory. People are urged to stay away from them , especially when they're in large groups like this. People with allergies to them can also get angry welts or even anaphylactic shock from the stings. As a colony's mound becomes overwhelmed by a rush of water, the ants will scurry to the top of the structure. Read More »

United Nations chief calls for lifting of Gaza blockade

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Guterres's comments came as he wrapped up a three-day visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories. Today, I am in Gaza. Azam al-Ahmad, member of the Fatah Central Committee, said during an interview with state-run Sawt Falesteen on Wednesday that a meeting is due to take place before the end of the year between Turkish and Palestinian ministerial committees to discuss the liaison to implement the rebuilding of homes. Read More »

Instagram now lets you share landscape and portrait pics in galleries

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It's a minor but welcome change that could increase the feature's appeal, especially for those who thought that being forced to post your photos as a square was a little too creatively restrictive. Standing strong as the image-centric social network, Instagram continues to add new features in its quest to remain relevant. You can't have a mix and match of portrait and landscape images in one album. Read More »

Father reunites with son on live TV after Harvey separated them

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Mitchell revealed to CNN that he had walked 12 miles - the distance between Mitchell's own home in Aransas Pass and his father's home in nearby Rockport - to find his father but was unable to locate him. During the increasingly emotional phone call, Mitchell can be heard saying, "OK, Dad, I'm going to jump on a bus". Debris lies on the ground in the wake of Hurricane Harvey on Monday, Aug. Read More »

Iraqi PM declares liberation of Tal Afar area from IS militants

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Iraq's government declared on Thursday (Aug 31) that its forces had retaken the northern city of Tal Afar and the rest of Nineveh province, once nearly entirely controlled by Islamic State in Iraq and Syria ( ISIS ) militants. The ISIS fighters are losing another significant strategic ground, mere months after being ousted from Mosul. The coalition contributes to the defeat of ISIS by providing Iraqi forces with equipment, training, intelligence, precision fire support and military advice ... Read More »

Japan qualifies for World Cup, beats Australia 2-0

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Robbie Kruse will start up front for the Socceroos while Aaron Mooy has been ruled out of Thursday's crucial World Cup qualifier against Japan with sickness. Yuto Nagatomo whipped in a cross from the left and Asano ghosted in to beat goalkeeper Mat Ryan from close range. "We've got to play well first", Postecoglou said. Read More »

UK, Japan urge Chinese pressure on North Korea

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Trump on August 30 declared " talking is not the answer " to resolving the long-standing impasse with North Korea . European and Asian stocks reversed losses from the day before when investors were spooked by Pyongyang's firing of a ballistic missile over Japan. Read More »

Rain from Harvey reaches Kentucky later this week

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Friday will bring rain to start the day, then a chance for t-storms during the late afternoon hours. "The good news is it looks like the storm is starting to weaken significantly", Cross said shortly before 11 a.m. Winds further west and northwest should be lighter.but remain somewhat breezy. The greatest threat, meteorologists say, will be along and east of a line from Hermitage to Monticello to DeWitt. Read More »

Union Cabinet reshuffle likely this weekend

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On Thursday, a number of Union ministers met at BJP president Amit Shah's residence in New Delhi amid speculations of the Cabinet reshuffle by the end of this week. Moreover, additional load has to be divested from ministers holding dual charge. Meanwhile, Rail Minister Suresh Prabhu has also offered to exit from the government after a series of rail mishaps more than a week ago and had said that the Prime Minister had asked him to "wait". Read More »

Trump says Canada, Mexico being "very difficult" on NAFTA

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That statement was soon followed by a second where the President called out Mexico and Canada for being hard during the negotiation process. Iowa industry and government officials want the United States to continue trade renegotiations with Canada and Mexico, even after the president said this week he thinks the deal will have to end. Read More »

Evangelical Leaders Release Human Sexuality Manifesto

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The meeting included a coalition of scholars, pastors, and other leaders who discussed and endorsed The Nashville Statement . "The document includes 14 points on issues such as gay, lesbian and transgender rights, and marriage - rejecting what the signers describe as an attitude of "moral indifference" toward those issues". Read More »

Not Mohanlal but Lal to act with Prabhas in Saho

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Moreover there are some popular actors from down South who will join this cast - actor-singer Arun Vijay and talented Malayalam actor Lal have important roles in the film to play. What's more, she will be paid a hefty sum of Rs 5 crore, it was reported. After pulling a casting coup of sorts by bringing Shraddha Kapoor , Neil Nitin Mukesh and Arun Vijay on board, the makers of Prabhas' Saaho have made a decision to rope in a bunch of outdated Bollywood artists for crucial roles in ... Read More »

Sen. Kamala Harris To Co-Sponsor Medicare For All Bill In The Senate

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It's just the right thing to do... Harris will co-sponsor the Medicare for All legislation with Sen. Bernie Sanders' single-payer healthcare bill. Harris tweeted her decision, and elaborated on it at a town hall in Oakland , according to the Los Angeles Times . Mr Sanders expressed his appreciation for Ms Harris' endorsement on Twitter: "Thank you Kamala Harris for your support". Read More »

Rajiv Mehrishi, Former Home Secretary, Is Government's Top Auditor (CAG)

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According to PIB, Gauba has wide-ranging experience in senior positions at policy making and programme implementation in the Central and State Governments and in worldwide organisations. He had also served as district magistrate of Gaya, Nalanda and Muzzaffarpur districts before Jharkhand was carved out of Bihar. He has also represented the country in the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for four years on the Board. Read More »

Mueller begins Manafort probe, teams up with Schneiderman

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Since the USA president is unable to pardon state crimes, the collaboration could also be seen as an effort to pressure Manafort to cooperate in the broader Russian Federation investigation under Mueller, Politico reported - however, the source told CNN that it premature to speculate about that at such an early stage in the investigation. Read More »

Bombay Hospital doctor's body found near Worli seashore

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In a tragic turn of events, the 59-year-old was confirmed dead earlier this morning after his body was found near Worli. Dr. Mishra said that the civic body was responsible for the floods and the open manholes too. After getting off the vehicle, Amarapurkar started walking in waist-high water. "We have recovered his umbrella from the spot and have informed other authorities", said a police officer. Read More »

Iran keeping within limits of nuclear deal

US President Donald Trump has called the JCPOA - which was negotiated under his predecessor, Barack Obama - "the worst deal ever" and repeatedly threatened to tear it up. However, Haley is not reported to have presented any new evidence about suspicious activity at any Iranian site, nor named any military base she believes should be investigated. Read More »

AIADMK Legislators to meet President seeking removal of TN CM: Selvan

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On August 27, a joint delegation of the DMK and the Congress had met the governor and sought a floor test, claiming that the state government has been reduced to a minority. A leader added that Thambidurai may have, on behalf of the chief minister, discussed probable names for the post of Tamil Nadu governor. However, it was postponed because of money play - bribing the voters. Read More »

San Francisco Audience Boos Dianne Feinstein For Defending Trump

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Not exactly the kind of talk the crowd of over 800 people at the sold-out Herbst Theater thought they would hear from the "wildly popular ex-mayor", according to the San Francisco Chronicle . In her statement Wednesday, Feinstein said she hoped Trump would work to unite the country. During this tumultuous time, I'm working to protect the progress we've made and find a way to get things done for Californians during a period of total Republican control of Washington. Read More »

USA awards contracts for Mexico border wall prototypes

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CBP had solicited proposals in March - one request for a reinforced concrete wall design and another request for alternative designs. Federal specifications called for the prototypes to be up to 30 feet high and 30 feet long, physically imposing and must guard against the digging of tunnels for at least 6 feet below the surface. Read More »

As DACA Deadline Looms, Florida Immigrants, Students Face Uncertain Future

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Essentially, children who grew up in the USA after migrating illegally would be offered a chance to stay up to two more years in the US with the chance to be offered a work visa. Last Friday, Next Generation released this video interviewing Brenda, a DACA recipient brought to the country when she was two. "Recent events only highlight the urgency of determining a path forward for those young adults, and I will continue to fight for them to be able to stay in the only home they have ever ... Read More »