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Aug 08 2018

Congressman Chris Collins, relatives indicted on insider trading

The charges say that the Congressman's son, Cameron Collins, used information from his father to trade his stock in Innate, and also passed it on to his father-in-law, wh...

Aug 07 2018

Saudi Arabia appears to threaten Canada in Tweet

Dan McTeague, a senior analyst at the fuel price tracking website GasBuddy , said any such disruption could easily be offset by alternative supply, as Saudi Arabia's ...

Aug 07 2018

Mendocino Complex Fire Becomes Largest Blaze in California History

More than 15 major blazes are now burning, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire. Twin wildfires fueled by dry vegetation and hot, windy weathe...

Aug 07 2018

Gates Admits Embezzling From Manafort, Helping Hide Fraud

Prosecutors summoned Gates, described by witnesses as Manafort's "right-hand man", to give jurors the direct account of a co-conspirator they say carried out an elaborate...

Aug 07 2018

Thousands mourn as revered veteran Tamil Nadu leader Karunanidhi dies

Karunanidhi , who was demanding a separate state flag for Tamil Nadu since 1970, ensured that chief ministers of states' who weren't allowed to hoist the national flag du...

Aug 07 2018

Brooklyn nail salon brawl over eyebrow wax stirs racially-tinged protests

According to the Maduka, the women paid for everything other than the eyebrows. She shouts as the angry staffers begin hitting her and her female companion with the broo...

Aug 07 2018

Meeting in Trump Tower Was to Get Information on Clinton

Trump claimed that the meeting was "totally legal and done all the time in politics", adding that he had no knowledge about it at the time . He concluded by distan...

Aug 07 2018

Trump in warning over trading with Iran

A first phase of US sanctions against Iran went into effect midnight, targeting Iran's access to USA banknotes and key industries including cars and carpets. Now, it's th...

Aug 07 2018

Utility worker killed near Northern California wildfire

A total of almost 3,900 people were fighting the Mendocino Complex Fire , including crews from Arizona, Washington and Alaska. "California wildfires are being magnif...

Aug 06 2018

Pompeo says Iran sanctions will be enforced

Washington made a decision to reimpose sanctions and has told other countries they must halt all imports of Iranian oil from November 4 or face USA financial measures. Un...

Aug 06 2018

Six arrested in Venezuela after drone attack

USA national security advisor John Bolton insisted there was "no United States government involvement" and even suggested that the incident could have been "a pretext...

Aug 06 2018

Saudi Arabia freezes all trade investment in Canada

Riyadh also suspended new trade and investment with Canada. Saudi Arabia said it would recall its ambassador to Canada as well. The Saudi foreign ministry voiced a...

Aug 05 2018

Swiss vintage plane crash 'kills all 20 people on board'

The aircraft was a Junker JU52 HB-HOT plane, built in Germany in 1939 and now a collectors' item. The doomed aircraft had departed from Ticino in southern Switzerland a...

Aug 04 2018

Senate Dems Will End Boycott, Meet With Kavanaugh To Push Doc Requests

He instead speculated that the Archives would be able to meet Grassley's request over a prolonged stretch, writing that "we can complete our review of the textual records...

Aug 04 2018

Parts of Virginia city evacuate over possible dam failure

Evacuation orders have been issued in parts of Lynchburg, Virginia , over fears a dam may fail amid flooding. A press conference is scheduled to be held at 3 p.m. A fl...

Aug 03 2018

Remains of United States soldiers killed in Korean War arrive in Hawaii

Vice President Mike Pence speaks at a ceremony marking the arrival of the remains believed to be of American service members who fell in the Korean War at Joint Base ...

Aug 03 2018

Trump calls on Sessions to end Russian Federation probe 'right now'

In a Tuesday tweet immediately following the start of Manafort's trial, Trump said that charges against his former campaign manager had "nothing to do with collusion"...

Aug 03 2018

Frustration builds as police stay mum on missing Iowa woman

The Mollie Tibbetts search turned up a red shirt near an Iowa pig farm this week and, while it is not clear whose shirt it was, Fox News reported confirming that the ...

Aug 03 2018

Judge temporarily blocks download of 3D-printed plastic gun plans

These basic guns can be made by anyone who owns a 3D printer, which uses plastic or other materials to build up an object layer by layer. The company behind the plans...

Aug 02 2018

Zimbabwe election: Harare streets cleared before announcement of results

The election commission said that it would start announcing the results of the presidential election this evening. The election was the first since Robert Mugabe wa...