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State Dept. warns about possibly tainted alcohol at Mexican resorts

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Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs website for Mexico, comes after reports of alcohol-related horror stories involving tourists visiting the country have mounted. The Mexico Tax Administrative Service said in a 2015 report that 43-percent of all alcohol consumed in Mexico is made illegally. Some travelers told the Journal Sentinel they had only a drink or two before becoming ill. Read More »

New sanctions: Putin promised a response to the"insolence" american

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Putin also expressed sorrow the US and Russian Federation could not move forward to focus on solving issues. "We will respond to the new possible sanctions against Russian Federation according to the latest version of the bill evaluated by Washington ", Putin said during a meeting with Finnish President Sauli Niinisto at the country's Savonlinna province. Read More »

Inmate escapes from Rikers Island

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Sources said staff noticed their inmate headcount was off by one around 7:30 p.m. The NYPD Harbor Unit searched the waters around the island. Bedlam ruled on Rikers Island Wednesday when an inmate hopped a fence and slipped into the night, sparking a lockdown and massive manhunt. Read More »

4 dead in small plane crash on I-15 in Weber County

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Officials said the plane was a Beech A36 Bonanza. One lane of southbound I-15 is also closed in the area and heavy congestion starts around 31st Street. Read: Riverside Plane Crash Cause? He estimated that the plane was about 300 feet in the air when the engine made a "superloud sound" and fell toward the interstate. Read More »

Grave robbers targeted Princess Diana's burial site 4 times, brother reveals

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Indeed, Harry touches on the subject during the programme, commenting on the overwhelming public outpouring of grief that stemmed from her death, which he found puzzling: 'How is it that so many people who have never met this woman, my mother, can be crying and showing more emotion than I was feeling?' It was weird shorts and, like, shiny shoes with the old clip-ons. Read More »

Deadly King Cobras Found In Chip Cans, Turtles In A Box

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Texas snake season is here! Officers with Customs and Border Protection intercepted the package , which came from Hong Kong . It is reported that before this case, he imported twenty king cobra snakes altogether on two separate occasions.The three snakes were also accompanied by three albino Chinese soft-shelled turtles . Read More »

Widow Of Slain Police Officer Gives Birth Two Years Later

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NYPD officials said the assailant, who had a long history of violent offenses, shot his girlfriend in Baltimore and traveled to NY, where he killed Wenjian Liu and his partner. "Now Detective Liu's legacy can live on through his daughter", the police said in the statement. But this part, the eyes and the forehead, looks like my son. Read More »

Senate Health-Care Debate: A Quick Look at Four Key Options

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He seemed to indicated that he and his party would allow our current health care system to completely fail, which is something they apparently seem to now want if they can't agree on a replacement of their own. The American Medical Association's president, Dr. David Barbe, said the Senate legislation "would harm vulnerable patients in every state". He is effectively ignoring the successes of the ACA: lower uninsured rates, drastically decreasing medical bankruptcies, and the expansion of ... Read More »

Israel removes metal detectors from shrine

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Israel has defended the metal detectors as a necessary security measure to prevent further attacks. Commending decisions by Israeli and Palestinian authorities to restore access to the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound and services to Gaza, Mladenov called upon both sides to refrain from activities that could exacerbate tensions. Read More »

Jordan: Israeli embassy attack over 'furniture delivery deadlines'

Jordan is the Muslim custodian of the site. The shooting at the Israeli embassy in Amman over the weekend was the result of an argument over furniture delivery deadlines, Jordan's public security directorate has said. Earlier Monday, Al-Jawawdah's father, Zakariya, had called for an investigation , saying his son deserves justice. The suspected attacker was named in local media as Mohammed Zakaria al-Jawawdeh, a 17-year-old carpenter. Read More »

FBI Investigates "Domestic Disturbance" Death Aboard the Emerald Princess

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The ship carrying 3,400 passengers was traveling from Seattle Sunday and arrived in Alaska's capital of Juneau early Wednesday, the company said. Passengers said the captain had previously instructed passengers in decks 8, 9 and 10 on the port side to return to their cabins so they could be interviewed by investigators about the incident. Read More »

China will protect border with India 'at all costs'

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The border row between the two countries was triggered in June when the Indian Army stopped a road construction by Chinese troops in Doklam. Bhutan , according to the press release, had conveyed to China, both on the ground and through the diplomatic channel, that the construction of the road in its territory was "a direct violation of the agreements between China and Bhutan signed in 1988 and 1998". Read More »

Trump assaults rule of law by attacking attorney general

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Trump last week delivered an excoriating rebuke of Sessions' recusal, saying he never would have hired him as attorney general if he had known he would step aside from the Russian Federation probe. Sessions may be a member of Trump's Cabinet. Even Breitbart News Network, a strident supporter of Trump, has sided with the attorney general, saying, "Sessions has fought in the trenches for a tough line on immigration for years, back when Trump was pouring money into the campaign coffers ... Read More »

President to reverse policy on trans people in military

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President Trump posted a series of social media tweets , explaining his plans to reinstate a ban on transgender men and women from serving in the USA military. There are an estimated 15,500 transgender people actively serving in the military, according to the Williams Institute . "And every person who goes into it needs to be prepared to do everything they can to the best of their ability to do that", Cramer said. Read More »

Police block journalists from parts of Old City

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During an emergency meeting held on Tuesday, Palestinian officials called for escalating popular struggle and holding Friday prayers in public squares rather than mosques. Anyone who has the opportunity should visit Jerusalem , Al-Aqsa mosque [the ancient mosque adjacent to the Dome of the Rock]. He says mass prayer protests would continue outside the site until the gates of the compound were opened and the metal railings and an iron bridge with cameras on it were removed. Read More »

Twin toddlers die after pulled from backyard pool on Long Island

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The brother was found moments later in the pool. Sue's friend Eboni Huggins told the New York Post the twins were her "miracle babies" since she had a string of troubled pregnancies. The mother's 5-year-old son was inside the house at the time and the boys' father had reportedly left for work, WABC said. The boys apparently got out through a back door. Read More »

Senate Judiciary Committee rescinds Manafort subpoena

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The Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday grilled Justice Department officials on the agency's uneven enforcement of a law that requires agents of foreign governments to register with the agency. Manafort met with investigators a day after the president's son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner , provided his own account of the June 2016 meeting to them. Read More »

Texas lawmakers condemn San Antonio trafficking deaths

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Police found at least 39 people in the tractor-trailer, which was parked Sunday in a Walmart parking lot here. Authorities haven't released the identity of the driver. 60, from Clearwater, Florida , was taken into custody and is due in court Monday, U.S. Attorney Richard Durbin Jr. said. "They were very hot to the touch", Hood said of the victims. Read More »

Arizona State picked by media to finish fifth in Pac-12 South

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Willie Taggart doesn't have to worry about dealing with lofty outside expectations during his first season as the coach at Oregon . Here's how the entire preseason media poll looks. The Huskies lost to Alabama in the College Football Playoff semifinal, but star quarterback Jake Browning returns along with several key components of coach Chris Petersen's burgeoning powerhouse. Read More »

President to nominate Gov. Sam Brownback to administration position

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Before that, he was a U.S. Senator, from 1996 to 2011. During a short-lived run for president in 2008, Brownback had said his socially conservative bona fides would distinguish him from the rest of the Republican primary field. Pat Roberts, a fellow Republican. Kansas Senate President, Republican Susan Wagle says the position will be a good fit for Brownback. The Office of International Religious Freedom comes under the State Department and Brownback will head it. Read More »

Nigeria court clears man who named his dog after the president

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The visit had been announced by presidential spokespersons Femi Adesina, Garba Shehu and Laolu Akande on Tuesday. Buhari has been in London for medical treatment for more than two months. We came; we saw; and found out that Mr. President has improved greatly. Adesina, who spoke during an interview with Channels Television , said Nigerians should know by now that not addressing them directly is Buhari's personal style, adding that it is the way the president prefers to do things. Read More »

13 injured as building collapses in Lagos

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But overnight and around 11.00am on Wednesday, six more dead bodies were recovered, making it six people who have died so far. According to him, another 11-year-old boy was pulled out of the debris alive at about 4.00 a.m. "The required six-foot in-between building was not observed in the area". One of the residents of the area, Mr Yusuf Alimi, blamed the collapse on greed by the landlords. Read More »