• Va. gov., Charlottesville declare state of emergency ahead of rally anniversary
Va. gov., Charlottesville declare state of emergency ahead of rally anniversary

Two state police personnel - Lt. H. Jay Cullen and Trooper-Pilot Berke M.M. Bates - died in a helicopter crash responding to the scene. The group took part in last year's Unite the Right rally , but has not announced plans regarding Sunday's rally in Washington , D.C.

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  • Indonesia hit by powerful aftershock days after 319 died in quake
Indonesia hit by powerful aftershock days after 319 died in quake

An Indonesian man examines the remains of houses, after a 6.4 magnitude natural disaster struck, in Lombok on 29 July, 2018. "We understand that most of the injuries or deaths are the result of buildings collapsing or falling debris, so it is understandable that people are anxious about their homes being safe", said Ritola Tasmaya, Secretary Gene...

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  • Trump sets goal to create United States military Space Force by 2020
Trump sets goal to create United States military Space Force by 2020

Pence did manage to impress the frequent critic of the Trump administration . This week, Mattis said the Pentagon and the White House "are in complete alignment" on the need to view space as a warfighting domain. So, before we can "have the Space Force ", as Trump put it, the White House will have to convince lawmakers that the USA really nee...

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  • Young South Korean footballers head to Pyongyang
Young South Korean footballers head to Pyongyang

The statement cited USA officials who are "going against President Trump " and his intent to advance relations between the two nations, saying that the president has expressed "gratitude to our goodwill measures" implemented as part of the agreement.

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  • At Least 4 People Killed in Canada Shooting; Suspect in Custody
At Least 4 People Killed in Canada Shooting; Suspect in Custody

Officers now say there is no longer a threat to public safety. They were also asking people on Facebook not to use social media to report on police locations. Friday, according to Deputy Chief Martin Gaudet. He said local police would be leading the investigation, suggesting there was no concern for national security.

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  • MUELLER'S EXCUSES: Manafort Judge DELAYS Testimony After Special Counsel COMPLAINS
MUELLER'S EXCUSES: Manafort Judge DELAYS Testimony After Special Counsel COMPLAINS

Thursday morning Ellis said he may have been wrong, and that in any case, it should have no bearing on the outcome of Manafort's trial. They have argued Manafort disguised millions in income in offshore accounts, lied to banks and evaded taxes, which allegedly allowed him to purchase a luxurious life.

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  • PM tells Boris Johnson to apologise for Muslim women in burkas comment
PM tells Boris Johnson to apologise for Muslim women in burkas comment

She declined to say if she agreed with those who believe Mr Johnson was trying to drive up support for a new party leadership bid by reaching for "dog whistle" politics appealing to people's prejudices. He said he felt "fully entitled" to expect women to remove face coverings when talking to him at his MP surgery - and schools and universities shou...

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  • Space Force: Pence details plans for creation of 6th military branch
Space Force: Pence details plans for creation of 6th military branch

The US has detailed Donald Trump's plan for a US Space Force with the Vice President claiming Russian Federation and China have "already" transformed space. We are going to have the Air Force and we are going to have the Space Force - separate but equal. Whatever happens with the creation of the space force, United States doctrine will ...

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  • Indonesia natural disaster: Death toll tops 100 as thousands wait for aid
Indonesia natural disaster: Death toll tops 100 as thousands wait for aid

More than 100 people have been confirmed dead after a 6.9 magnitude quake hit Indonesia's islands of Lombok and Bali on Sunday. More than 20 000 people are believed to have been made homeless on Lombok‚ with 236 severely injured‚ and authorities have appealed for more medical personnel and basic supplies.

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  • Abbas’s Fatah Party Warns Hamas Against Reaching Truce with Israel
Abbas’s Fatah Party Warns Hamas Against Reaching Truce with Israel

Asked about Cairo's role in the truce talks, Zeev Elkin, a member of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's security cabinet and Likud party, said Egyptian security needs meant the Arab power "understands that it can not shrug off Gaza".

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  • Iran fires minister as sanctions start to bite
Iran fires minister as sanctions start to bite

Critics accused him of mismanagement and blamed him for the country's recent economic problems, which have been exacerbated by the restoration of USA sanctions lifted under the 2015 nuclear agreement. At current market rates, the imports are worth some $15 billion a year. President Trump slammed the Iranian regime with " the most biting sanct...

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  • Mossad behind assassination of Syrian rocket scientist
Mossad behind assassination of Syrian rocket scientist

There have been no official comments from the Syrian government, with pro-government activists posting photos online of a charred vehicle said to be the scientist's. In April, Gaza-born electrical engineer Dr. Fadi al-Batsh, was shot dead by an unidentified gunman on his way to morning prayers in Malaysia's capital of Kuala Lumpur.

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  • LeBron James’ documentary series, ‘Shut Up and Dribble,’ to air on Showtime
LeBron James’ documentary series, ‘Shut Up and Dribble,’ to air on Showtime

More from Yahoo Sports:• NFL HOF reportedly considering requiring inductees to show up • Dak Prescott on "Get Out" mural: "Everybody has their own opinion" • Terez Paylor: Tyrod good for Cleveland? Meanwhile, Don Lemon , the presenter who had interviewed James, also got Melania Trump involved.

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  • Acting President sacks DSS Director, Lawal Daura, after NASS invasion
Acting President sacks DSS Director, Lawal Daura, after NASS invasion

He is Matthew Benabafa Seiyefa, who until his appointment was the director in charge of the Institute of Security Studies (ISS), an institution established in 2005 as the cardinal training institution for the SSS. Akpabio's resignation is seen as a move to force Senate President Bukola Saraki to resign from his office following his defection from...

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  • Wild brawl at nail salon
Wild brawl at nail salon

The Brooklyn nail salon that was shut down by protesters over the broomstick beating of a customer remained closed Tuesday morning as a makeshift tribute to the boycott was set up outside. It's unclear when the salon will reopen and so far, no additional arrests have been made. There is a man holding one of the women as the workers attack at th...

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  • M Karunanidhi passes away
M Karunanidhi passes away

Chennai: DMK president M Karunanidhi's health status continues to remain a cause for concern. Kauvery Hospital reportedly said on Tuesday, "Dr. State opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala was among those who expressed grief over the death . Karunanidhi began his political career at the age of just 14 and participated in anti-Hindi move...

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  • Northern California wildfire grows to become largest in state history
Northern California wildfire grows to become largest in state history

Cal Fire deputy chief Scott McLean described the wildfires as "extremely fast, extremely aggressive [and] extremely dangerous". The Ranch Fire is the larger of the two fires, having consumed more than 225,000 acres so far. Yosemite Valley is home to some of the most famous destinations of the park. California has been ravaged by destructive a...

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  • Rick Gates returns to witness stand to detail Manafort’s finances
Rick Gates returns to witness stand to detail Manafort’s finances

Manafort and Gates were the first two people indicted in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into potential ties between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign . Gates, who also served in a senior role in Donald Trump's presidential campaign, is expected to face aggressive cross-examination once prosecutors are finished questioning...

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  • Did Saudi Arabia Just Threaten Another 9/11 Attack on Canada? Well, Kinda
Did Saudi Arabia Just Threaten Another 9/11 Attack on Canada? Well, Kinda

Riyadh has also recalled its ambassador from Ottawa and has also expelled the Canadian ambassador in Saudi Arabia. The latest retaliatory move came after Canada's ministry of foreign affairs raised concerns about the arrest of women's rights activists in Saudi Arabia, including Samar Badawi (pictured main), sister of imprisoned blogger Raif Bad...

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  • Manafort Trial Turns to Tax Returns Mueller Says Are Phony
Manafort Trial Turns to Tax Returns Mueller Says Are Phony

Washington Post reporter Rachel Weiner said on Twitter that she once had a phone conversation with the judge that lasted a couple sentences before he said he wouldn't talk to her about cases. As part of this email chain, O'Brian allegedly wrote "The loan amount may need to be changed". It's the first courtroom test of Mueller's team, which is ta...

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  • Rick Gates testifies he committed crimes while working for Paul Manafort
Rick Gates testifies he committed crimes while working for Paul Manafort

According to multiple news outlets , Gates was asked on Monday if he was involved in criminal activity when working with Manafort. Asonye followed up by asking, "Did you commit any crimes with Mr. Gates says the goal of the fraud was to lower Manafort's tax bill and allow him to defer payment on the income until later years. Another special ...

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  • Santa Ana plane crash: Five dead as plane hits vehicle park
Santa Ana plane crash: Five dead as plane hits vehicle park

Several streets surrounding a nearby shopping center and the South Coast Plaza mall are closed. Fire authorities were called about the crash around 12:30 p.m. Steve Concialdi told City News Service. A parked auto was destroyed when the aircraft went down outside a busy shopping center, but the vehicle was unoccupied at the time , the AP reporte...

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  • Donald Trump defends Donald Trump Jr. Trump Tower meeting
Donald Trump defends Donald Trump Jr. Trump Tower meeting

He said reports that he is concerned about the 2016 meeting his son had in Trump Tower are "fake news". "Sounds to me like someone is trying to make up stories in order to get himself out of an unrelated jam", Trump said of Cohen. The Post had reported that the statement to The Times was dictated by the president, though at the time Tr...

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  • Danish women wear burkas in protest over ban
Danish women wear burkas in protest over ban

The ban has been ridiculed for its vague language - and for outlawing all facial coverings in public - despite its backers clearly stating its real target is the Islamic face veil. Denmark brought in a burqa ban on August 1, forbidding anything covering a person's entire face and the niqab, which only shows the eyes. The new burka law means th...

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  • Girl, 4, dead after being thrown into Florida river
Girl, 4, dead after being thrown into Florida river

The girl was pronounced dead at St. Joseph's Hospital. Neither the woman nor child have been identified publicly. At around 4 p.m. Thursday, police received a report of a woman who had thrown a child into the Hillsborough River, police told ABC News.

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  • Moment Drone Bomb Explodes In President Assassination Attempt
Moment Drone Bomb Explodes In President Assassination Attempt

Seven people were injured, the country's information minister said. One of the suspects had an outstanding arrest warrant for involvement in a 2017 attack on a military base that killed two people, Reverol said, an incident that followed four months of anti-government protests.

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  • Aussie climber trapped on New Zealand mountain found
Aussie climber trapped on New Zealand mountain found

Lt Harch went on the solo climb in New Zealand's South Island last Friday but failed to return on Monday. They said a friend reported him missing that day and Harch also triggered an emergency beacon. Wanaka Land Search and Rescue spokesman Phil Melchior said Harch had done very well to survive. Two Alpine Cliff Rescue crews were to be dropped ...

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  • U.S. pledges $300m security funding for south-east Asia
U.S. pledges $300m security funding for south-east Asia

The top U.S. official said that he discussed Chinese militarisation of the South China Sea and the importance of a rules-based order in the region with the Asean nations. Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu met Indian Minister for External Affairs Vijay Kumar Singh in Singapore on Friday. Earlier this week, Pompeo unveiled $113 million in new U...

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  • Summer heat sizzles Europe: Portugal and Spain could see record temperatures
Summer heat sizzles Europe: Portugal and Spain could see record temperatures

The heat wave hit Friday, breaking local temperature records at eight places in Portugal . Spain's record high is 117.1 Fahrenheit (set last July). As Europe suffers another heatwave, forecasters say the highest temperature record in the continent's history can be beaten in the coming days.

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  • Trump could raise tariffs further on Chinese goods
Trump could raise tariffs further on Chinese goods

Despite the fact that some U.S. media have linked the proposal to hike tariffs to a sharp drop in the Chinese currency, senior USA officials downplayed that idea in a telephone call with reporters. American companies have started to feel the pinch as well from global steel and aluminum tariffs and the first tranche of China-specific duties that cov...

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  • OH judge orders chatty defendant's mouth taped for sentencing
OH judge orders chatty defendant's mouth taped for sentencing

After about a dozen warnings, Russo grew exhausted of the back-and-forth with Williams. He not only kept interrupting the judge, but also his own lawyer. But we can't do it at the same time or yelling over each other. "I want to make it real clear, if you spit on, attempt to bite, or injure any of my deputies, we're going to have a bad day", Jude...

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  • Deadly California blaze spawned destructive fire tornado
Deadly California blaze spawned destructive fire tornado

On Thursday, the National Weather Service said that , according to preliminary information, the winds of the column were moving at speeds of 143 miles per hour, classifying it as an EF-3 tornado on the Enhanced Fujita scale, which rates tornado intensity on a range of zero to five.

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  • Trump said a lot in Tampa but nothing about a 'witch hunt'
Trump said a lot in Tampa but nothing about a 'witch hunt'

Last week, members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee grilled Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on the lack of clarity surrounding the summit. Emin Agalarov , an Azerbaijan-born pop star, found himself at the center of questions about the Trump campaign's potential ties to Russia when it became public a year ago that his publicist, Rob G...

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  • Assam NRC: Amit Shah asks opposition whether Indians have no rights
Assam NRC: Amit Shah asks opposition whether Indians have no rights

The NRC allows those deemed "D" or "doubtful" voters to apply for inclusion but does not include their names unless the Foreigners Tribunals - statutory authorities set up to detect "illegal immigrants" in Assam - declare them as non-foreigners.

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  • Eel Fire in Mendocino County grows to 865 acres
Eel Fire in Mendocino County grows to 865 acres

The Carr Fire stood as the most formidable of 94 wildfires burning across 13 U.S. Western states, from Texas to Alaska, according to the National Interagency Fire Center. If mandatory evacuations are put into effect, the inhabitants of the shelters will be moved. "The weather is going to be more of the same", said Mendocino County Undersh...

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