Republicans on track to survive in OH despite big swing to Democrats

So, it seems the GOP will hold the line, albeit just barely. Voters in OH and Kansas joined those in Missouri, Michigan and Washington state. But only OH will send someone to Congress after votes are counted. "I know people don't want to hear t... More..

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Deadly California wildfire now 5th largest in state history
by | Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Deadly California wildfire now 5th largest in state history

As of the latest update, the Carr wildfire has now destroyed 1,060 residential properties, 19 commercial properties and 474 farm buildings, outbuildings and the like (which can often also be insured). After v...More..

Trump rally T-shirts read,
by | Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Trump rally T-shirts read, "I'd rather be Russian than a Democrat"

Calling the reported concerns a " complete fabrication ", the President acknowledged that the meeting was accepted on the premise that Trump Jr. would get dirt on Hillary Clinton . Trump has repeatedly den...More..

John Kasich: GOP Candidate Said He Didn't Invite Trump To Ohio Rally
by | Tuesday, August 07, 2018

John Kasich: GOP Candidate Said He Didn't Invite Trump To Ohio Rally

He went on a screed against illegal immigration and basked in cheers as the crowd chanted a campaign rallying cry: "Build the wall, build the wall". "I am better everything than they have, including this", Trum...More..

PG&E employee killed while working near Carr Fire
by | Tuesday, August 07, 2018

PG&E employee killed while working near Carr Fire

Cal Fire reported that a huge amount of resources have been concentrated on trying to get containment on the Carr Fire including 386 fire engines; 99 water tenders; 16 helicopters; 77 hand crews; 123 bulld...More..

Saudi Arabia expels Canadian ambassador, freezes new trade deals
by | Monday, August 06, 2018

Saudi Arabia expels Canadian ambassador, freezes new trade deals

A Saudi Foreign Ministry statement early Monday also announced that it would freeze "all new business" between the kingdom and Canada. In its long history, Saudi Arabia has not and will not accept interventio...More..

Save Ontario’s basic income pilot, advocates urge Ottawa
by | Monday, August 06, 2018

Save Ontario’s basic income pilot, advocates urge Ottawa

On Tuesday, Social Services Minister Lisa MacLeod announced a review of the entire slate of income assistance programs provided by Ontario. MacLeod said program was "not doing what it's meant to do and it...More..

US will enforce the sanctions against Iran: Mike Pompeo
by | Monday, August 06, 2018

US will enforce the sanctions against Iran: Mike Pompeo

The nuclear deal lifted global sanctions in exchange for Iran agreeing to restrictions on its nuclear program. Rather than immediately re-impose sanctions in May, the Trump administration gave companies doing...More..

Trump admits son met with Russian to get info on opponent
by | Monday, August 06, 2018

Trump admits son met with Russian to get info on opponent

Trump's lawyers have since acknowledged in a letter to Special Counsel Robert Mueller that the president " dictated a short but accurate response" to initial reports of the meeting, appearing to contradict...More..

Twenty killed in plane crash in Swiss Alps
by | Sunday, August 05, 2018

Twenty killed in plane crash in Swiss Alps

Swiss media have been citing plane experts' speculations that the current heat wave may have contributed to the crashes. "The JU-Air team is deeply saddened and thinks of the passengers, the crew and families...More..

7.0-magnitude quake hits Indonesia, tsunami warning issued
by | Sunday, August 05, 2018

7.0-magnitude quake hits Indonesia, tsunami warning issued

The Meteorology and Geophysics Agency BMKG has issued a tsunami warning . "There is the possibility of a destructive local tsunami near the epicenter", the Northwest Pacific Tsunami Center said in a bulletin...More..

by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

"Imminent failure" possible of College Lake Dam

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a Flash Flood Warning for The Blackwater Creek below College Lake Dam in Lynchburg until 3:15 am. Some 124 households have been urged to evacuate , Lynch...More..

President claims ID is needed to buy groceries
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

President claims ID is needed to buy groceries

Trump is annoyed at the probe by special counsel Robert Mueller and concerned that it is allowing his opponents to chip away at his legitimacy as President. Jeb Bush and Sen. Tuesday night's event at the Flo...More..

Newshour, US hits Turkey with sanctions over jailed pastor
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Newshour, US hits Turkey with sanctions over jailed pastor

Meeting with his Turkish counterpart on Friday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declared that "the clock had run out" on Turkey to meet USA demands to release an American pastor detained since 2016. "But we have...More..

Ruckus in RS over NRC in Assam, House adjourned briefly
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Ruckus in RS over NRC in Assam, House adjourned briefly

The legally-binding list is being updated for the first time since 1951 to recognize Indian citizens living in Assam and identify those not legally living in the state. Rights groups have criticised the governm...More..

Most Lakeport residents can return home after fleeing California wildfire
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Most Lakeport residents can return home after fleeing California wildfire

The Scotts Valley area, just west of town, remains under a mandatory evacuation order . "Throughout the day crews will continue to mitigate spot fire potential across control lines", it said. Thousands more ...More..

Jordan army says several ISIL fighters killed in border clashes
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Jordan army says several ISIL fighters killed in border clashes

Gen. Nitzan Nuriel, former head of the Counterterror Bureau at Israel's Prime Minister's office, said Israel should be on alert in the area because Syrian government troops "from now and a year from now, they...More..

Donald Trump Issues Another 'Thank You' To Dictator Kim Jong Un
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Donald Trump Issues Another 'Thank You' To Dictator Kim Jong Un

John Byrd, director of analysis for the U.S. Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA), told reporters at Osan that the family of the soldier identified by the dog tag had been notified. The repatriation of US...More..

Russian Federation trying to hack U.S. elections confirms Trump administration in SHOCK outburst
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Russian Federation trying to hack U.S. elections confirms Trump administration in SHOCK outburst

Asked this week how confident he was in the integrity of election systems ahead of the fall midterms, the No. 2 Republican, Sen. Russian Federation is behind a "pervasive messaging campaign" to undermine th...More..

Trump rallying support for gubernatorial hopeful in Florida
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Trump rallying support for gubernatorial hopeful in Florida

Thus, the support for Heitkamp, who took on fellow Democrat Elizabeth Warren from MA and fought to roll back the regulatory measures in the Dodd-Frank regulatory apparatus. Trump, on Tuesday, sounded off on t...More..

Zimbabwe Elections 2018: A defiant Nelson Chamisa stands by election victory claim
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Zimbabwe Elections 2018: A defiant Nelson Chamisa stands by election victory claim

Though some results in local races have been announced, she said full and official results might not be announced until the weekend. This photo taken on January 7, 2017 shows Zimbabwe's then acting Presid...More..

Pompeo's Indo-Pacific strategy is just a start
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Pompeo's Indo-Pacific strategy is just a start

Pompeo made broad claims for United States efforts in the Indo-Pacific, heralding "a new era in U.S. economic commitment to peace and prosperity" in the region. We're looking for partnerships. Trump pulled th...More..

Kim Jong Un invited to Asian Games in Indonesia
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Kim Jong Un invited to Asian Games in Indonesia

A USA defense official said Tuesday that it probably will take months if not years to fully determine individual identities from the remains. The U.S. Trump, who has faced criticism over the pace of progress ...More..

Donald Trump says he had ‘very nasty’ relationship with special counsel
by | Wednesday, August 01, 2018

Donald Trump says he had ‘very nasty’ relationship with special counsel

The former New York City mayor said this morning that the president did not collude with the Russians and even if he did so, it wouldn't be a crime. "Rudy Giuliani was correct - collusion is not a crime ", S...More..

PF shocked by post election violence in Harare
by | Wednesday, August 01, 2018

PF shocked by post election violence in Harare

With 151 out of 210 parliamentary constituencies counted, Mr. Mnangagwa's ZANU-PF had won 109 seats, while the opposition Movement for Democratic Change gained 41 seats, according to the electoral commission. T...More..