Friday August 18-th, 2017

Teenager is second killed in fresh Venezuela protests Teenager is second killed in fresh Venezuela protests

The power struggle between Venezuela's President, Nicolas Maduro , and the opposition claimed another victim, days ahead of a vote anticipated to plunge the country further into chaos. Maduro called the United States punishment "illegal, insolent...

3-Year-Old Twins Die After Drowning in Home Pool 3-Year-Old Twins Die After Drowning in Home Pool

She ran outside and administered CPR while calling 911 on a speaker phone. Laura Alvarez, 47, of Amityville, who was working as a baby-sitter at another Holly Court home Wednesday morning, said she heard about the drownings and saw police on the st...

Saakashvili says lost Ukraine citizenship due to president's fear of opposition Saakashvili says lost Ukraine citizenship due to president's fear of opposition

The ex-Georgian president, who is wanted at home, lashed out at Poroshenko's " oligarchic regime ". Saakashvili was forced to leave the position of Odessa governor in November previous year after spoiling relations with the Ukrainian authorities,...

Polish president vetoes judiciary laws amid EU, public outcry Polish president vetoes judiciary laws amid EU, public outcry

The second reform gave politicians control over the membership of the National Judiciary Council that nominates Supreme Court judges. Criticized as attacks on Poland's democratic system of checks and balances , the bills called for the imm...

JP: Fewer showers & storms Tuesday, late week storms possible JP: Fewer showers & storms Tuesday, late week storms possible

Expect a bit more cloud cover than we have seen lately, with a partly cloudy afternoon. Friday will be mostly cloudy and warm in the upper 80s. The chance for showers and thunderstorms has expanded time-wise in south-central Wisconsin. REST OF TH...

Swiss rule out terrorism in chainsaw attack Swiss rule out terrorism in chainsaw attack

Police said they do not believe Monday's attack in the historic town of Schaffhausen is terrorism related, but warned the public that the man at large is "dangerous". Two people were seriously injured after the assault but it is thought that their li...

Ram Nath Kovind Begins Presidential Journey With A Visit To Rajghat Ram Nath Kovind Begins Presidential Journey With A Visit To Rajghat

A former lawyer , MP and governor of eastern Bhiar state, Mr Kovind secured 65.5 per cent of votes cast by MPs and state legislators in the presidential elections last week, defeating his opponent Meira Kumar, a former diplomat and parliament sp...

Suzuki Swift Sport global debut on September 12 Suzuki Swift Sport global debut on September 12

Five years on from the Australian launch of the current version, the new third-generation model has undergone a complete redesign and delivers an all-new level of excitement for sport-minded drivers across the globe. This is the same motor which powe...

China Installs 'Emergency Response Measures' In Border Stand-off With India China Installs 'Emergency Response Measures' In Border Stand-off With India

India has extended its helping hand to Bhutan and also trying to protect its own fragile border in Siliguri-Sikkim area, also known as Chicken's neck. India has said China should withdraw troops from the trijunction for the two sides to talk. Wu ...

UNHCR accuses Australia of backtracking on asylum seeker deal UNHCR accuses Australia of backtracking on asylum seeker deal

The UNHCR said Australia agreed to settle some of the almost 2,000 men and woman held offshore in exchange for the agency helping facilitate a swap deal with the United States. "People are not allowed to take water, they are decreasing the water su...

International Monetary Fund downgrades growth forecasts for U.S. and United Kingdom economies International Monetary Fund downgrades growth forecasts for U.S. and United Kingdom economies

However, the United States and UK downgrades were more the exception than the norm, as the International Monetary Fund upgraded its 2017 growth projections for many European Union countries, including France , Germany, Italy, and Spain , wher...

Not 100% sure 39 missing Indians are alive Not 100% sure 39 missing Indians are alive

The 39 Indians have been missing in Iraq since July 16, 2014, and are alleged to have been kidnapped by Daesh in Mosul. They claimed that 39 of the 40 Indians had been shot dead by the ISIS militants, while one managed to escape . "But the minis...

Turkey drops terror link charge against German firms: Berlin Turkey drops terror link charge against German firms: Berlin

German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere spoke with this Turkish counterpart Monday, and was told the nearly 700 accusations involving German companies were a " communication problem ", Interior Ministry spokesman Tobias Plate said in Berlin.

Father allegedly abandons newborn in parking lot Father allegedly abandons newborn in parking lot

The child was then flown to another hospital for treatment. You see him drop the carrier before he gets back into the auto and eventually drives away. Witness Wendell Cooper said, "We're just shocked, newborn baby, plus the way people pull into smoke...

Hunt Is On for Chainsaw Attacker Who Wounded 5 in Swiss City Hunt Is On for Chainsaw Attacker Who Wounded 5 in Swiss City

The attack happened inside an office building on a shopping street in the centre of Schaffhausen, a medieval town of 36,000 inhabitants on the German border, police said. "We are searching for a man whose description is now known". She said two staff...

Brain injuries found in 110 of 111 deceased National Football League players Brain injuries found in 110 of 111 deceased National Football League players

Researchers from the VA Boston Healthcare System and Boston University School of Medicine found "overwhelming circumstantial evidence that CTE is linked to football ", neuropathologist Ann McKee , who diagnosed numerous brains, said, according...

Death toll in India building collapse rises to 8

Fourteen people have already been rescued from the rubble, PS Rahangdale, the chief fire officer at the Mumbai Fire Brigade, said. "About 30-40 persons are suspected to be trapped", he added. "We will investigate the matter and take action against ...

Republican senator caught fat-shaming Texas congressman Republican senator caught fat-shaming Texas congressman

On Tuesday, Collins and an unnamed male colleague were caught on a hot mic laughing about the whole thing, and having a few jabs at Farenthold themselves. The hearing was held by the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agenci...

Senate Judiciary Committee issues subpoena for former Trump campaign manager Manafort Senate Judiciary Committee issues subpoena for former Trump campaign manager Manafort

Dianne Feinstein announced they issued a subpoena for Manafort to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee at a public hearing Wednesday. Manafort, whose name seems to come up so much in this administration's Russia probe that I assumed he ...

Red Sox at Mariners

Jackie Bradley Jr. had two of Boston's four hits. Next to the party was Ben Gamel and Guillermo Heredia. Paul Janish hit a two-run single and then scored on a two-run double by Logan Schafer en route to the two-run lead. 9, 2013, Rafael Devers si...

Six Opposition MPs suspended from Lok Sabha for unruly behaviour Six Opposition MPs suspended from Lok Sabha for unruly behaviour

He said that if the remarks were found to be true, then he would quit as the member of the House and demanded that if the BJP leaders failed to prove their allegation, then they should tender their resignations. The Congress MPs raised the issue thro...

Sen. McCain will return to Senate Tuesday ahead of health care showdown Sen. McCain will return to Senate Tuesday ahead of health care showdown

Thune sees progress on Medicaid MORE (R-Ariz.), who was diagnosed with brain cancer last week, will return to the Senate in time for a key ObamaCare repeal vote on Tuesday. John McCain is no hero, he did a heroic thing 40 years ago in Vietnam, w...

Saudi, allies blacklist 'terrorist' Yemeni, Qatari groups Saudi, allies blacklist 'terrorist' Yemeni, Qatari groups

The countries warned that the list of individuals and entities supporting terrorism would be updated. They also say Qatar must close down a Turkish military base in the country. The list included nine media and charity organizations and nine figure...

You're Blocked! Teigen Latest Celeb Twitter Barred by Trump You're Blocked! Teigen Latest Celeb Twitter Barred by Trump

Donald Trump has had enough. Teigen was proud to announce Monday morning that Trump finally got exhausted of seeing her trolling techniques after nine years. However, in 2015 he retweeted a post that referred to Teigen as a "trashy gutter mouth w...

Brexit a threat to United Kingdom food hygiene, animal welfare standards Brexit a threat to United Kingdom food hygiene, animal welfare standards

Rushing into a "politically attractive" trade deal with the U.S. risks exposing British firms to hostile takeovers from cash-rich, "predatory" cash-rich American firms. "The British media are obsessed with chlorine-washed chickens, a detail of the v...

Pope Francis prays for Charlie Gard as family hopes to establish charity

Connie Yates , left, is asked the High Court to rule that she and Chris Gard should be allowed to take their son home from Great Ormond Street Hospital . English courts and the European Court of Human Rights agreed with the healing center. "Th...

US Navy Ship Fires Warning Shots at Iranian Vessel in Arabian Gulf US Navy Ship Fires Warning Shots at Iranian Vessel in Arabian Gulf

After the Iranian vessel did not respond to radio calls, flares, or warning sirens, USA sailors were forced to fire warning shots. The U.S. Navy again has accused Iranian patrol boats of harassing an American warship in the Persian Gulf, this time wi...

Russian Federation warns against new U.S. sanctions

The European Commission, the EU's executive, warned the U.S. Congress that its proposed punitive measures against Russian Federation would have what it called "wide and indiscriminate" " unintended consequences ". But he said Moscow was for now ready...

Italy drought: Vatican switches off fountains in show of solidarity Italy drought: Vatican switches off fountains in show of solidarity

The Vatican is shutting down its fountains in the midst of an ongoing drought, turning off around 100 fountains in the tiny city-state, some of which are centuries old. Dairy farmers and those growing olives, tomatoes and wine grapes are among the mo...

Iraqi Government Has No Clue of 39 Missing Indians Iraqi Government Has No Clue of 39 Missing Indians

We have no substantial evidence that they were killed or they were still alive, so we can't say anything to you in that regard. "ISIS had seized control of Badush jail . We have no substantial evidence to prove that they were killedor are still aliv...

Publicly assailed by Trump, Sessions says he's staying on Publicly assailed by Trump, Sessions says he's staying on

Look, this is about Russia , ' Trump said. It is often hard to be sure whether the President is pursing a deliberate strategy to stretch his powers or is simply unfamiliar with their limits. director Mr. Trump fired in May in the hope of shutting ...

Parents arrested for giving newborn drugs Parents arrested for giving newborn drugs

They said when the nurses became distracted, they rubbed crushed-up Suboxone all over the infant's gums so that she wouldn't go into drug withdrawal. A Utah baby girl was hooked on drugs before she was born and her parents were allegedly feed...

Captain Marvel to Film Primarily in California Captain Marvel to Film Primarily in California

According to the president of Marvel Studios Kevin Feige during the San Diego Comic Con , Captain Marvel is set before the event of the first Iron Man and acts as a prequel. The Skrull are also in the midst of war with another alien race cal...

Republican uses Virginia shooting to show commitment to gun rights in ad Republican uses Virginia shooting to show commitment to gun rights in ad

He responded that "the Second Amendment , the Right To Bear Arms helps ensure that we always have a Republic, so, no, I'm not changing my position on the rights that we enjoy as Americans". Brooks told CNN that he stands by the ad. "The ad makes...

IL governor calls lawmakers back over school funding dispute IL governor calls lawmakers back over school funding dispute

Rochelle Community Consolidated District 231 would get the largest additional funding, at more than $240,000, while the median increase for the district would be $52,816. The Democratic Illinois Senate president wants Gov. Bruce Rauner to forgo his p...

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