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Aug 16 2018

Air quality at 'unhealthy' level for Portland metro area due to wildfires

Air pollution is increasing due to wildfire smoke and may cause health problems. "It's just kind of something you half-imagine through the smoke", he said. But, he said...

Aug 16 2018

Twitter bans Alex Jones from tweeting for seven days

But Dorsey did state that the first priority of Twitter is to "to put the safety of individuals first in every single thing that we do, and we need to enforce our rules a...

Aug 16 2018

Monsoon rains kill 67 in southern India

People were air-lifted from parts of the state through the night as Kerala battles the worse floods in nearly a century. Last week, the gates of the Idukki dam were ope...

Aug 15 2018

5 things to know about Christine Hallquist, trailblazing Vermont candidate

Hallquist defeated environmental activist James Ehlers, dance festival organizer Brenda Siegel, and 14-year-old Ethan Sonneborn - who got on the ticket because a loopho...

Aug 15 2018

USA ambassador urges Britain to ditch support for Iran nuclear deal

The sanctions are meant to hinder Tehran's acquisition of US currency; its precious metals trade; bank transactions denominated in the Iranian rial; activities related to...

Aug 15 2018

Pennsylvania priests abused over 1000 children

The attorney general said the report exposes a "systematic cover-up by senior church officials in Pennsylvania and the Vatican ". A grand jury report investiga...

Aug 15 2018

Jury could begin deliberations in Manafort trial today

Andres argued that while Manafort did not "choose a Boy Scout" as his associate, Gates' testimony was corroborated by other evidence, including almost 400 exhibits. Manaf...

Aug 14 2018

NASA spacecraft rockets toward sun for closest look yet

A Saturday morning launch attempt was foiled by last-minute technical trouble. NASA's Parker Solar Probe launches from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canave...

Aug 13 2018

Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Peter Strzok fired, lawyer says

During the election, Mrs Clinton was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation over her use of a private email server to handle sensitive government documents d...

Aug 13 2018

Orca abandons body of her dead calf after 17-day journey

The centre said whale-watchers near Vancouver, British Columbia in Canada, had reported seeing Tahlequah without her calf's body last week, but Saturday (local time ) wa...

Aug 13 2018

Trump OKs stiffer tariffs on Turkish metals as lira plummets

Brunson's charges include spying for the PKK, listed as a terrorist group by both the USA and Turkey, and the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO), the group behind the...

Aug 13 2018

11 incredible photos of this month's Perseid Meteor Shower

Tiny pieces of debris that are around the size of sand grains hit the earth's atmosphere at around 132,000 miles per hour, causing a fantastical meteor shower each year. ...

Aug 13 2018

Donald Trump Tweet Trashes "Wacky" Book-Touring Omarosa : "Vicious, But Not Smart"

She had personal access to the president , and could just call him, the official said - and could not be kept from a job, despite the efforts of many . The Washington P...

Aug 11 2018

One year after Charlottesville rally, Trump says he condemns all racism

He's treating the rally like a weather emergency, and letting workers stay home if they wish. Two state troopers also died that day in a helicopter crash near Charlotte...

Aug 11 2018

Landslides caused by monsoon rains kill 19 in southern India

The district administration has sought the support of the National Disaster Response Force following multiple incidents of landslips in the rural areas of Kozhikode. Five...

Aug 11 2018

Aircraft crashes after 'stolen' plane takes off from Seattle Tacoma International Airport

A "suicidal" mechanic stole an empty passenger plane from the Seattle-Tacoma airport late Friday, took it for a brief flight that included an aerial loop, then crashed it...

Aug 10 2018

Canada Seeks Allies' Help in Cooling Saudi Tensions

Advertisment Saudi Arabia cut diplomatic and trade ties with Canada over the weekend after the Canadian government in Ottawa called for the release of several women's rig...

Aug 10 2018

United States senators push sanctions to send Putin election meddling warning

The White House plans to impose sanctions over foreign interference in United States elections, The Washington Post said. The senator has been one of President Trump'...

Aug 10 2018

Yemen war: 'Children killed' in bus attack

The International Committee of the Red Cross said medics in the Yemeni city of Saada, where the attack took place, had received the bodies of the children, all of the...

Aug 10 2018

North Korea accuses U.S. of 'spreading falsehoods' in damming statement

The fresh anger out of Pyongyang comes as top diplomats from the U.S. have strongly criticised the North's commitment to denuclearisation. North Korea's foreign min...