• Natural disaster of 6.7 magnitude hits off Turkey's western coast - seismological center
Natural disaster of 6.7 magnitude hits off Turkey's western coast - seismological center

The quake, which also struck the shores of nearby Turkey , injured some 200 people. The University of Chester student said: "We were woken up by really aggressive shaking". NTV television said the quake triggered a mini tsunami off the coast of Bodrum , with cars in the resort of Gumbet just outside Bodrum town damaged by the incoming waves...

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  • United States defense department blocks military payments to Pakistan
United States defense department blocks military payments to Pakistan

The Pentagon has decided not to reimburse USA $50 millions to Pakistan this year citing the country's failure to take "sufficient action" against Haqqani network. There is a similar certification requirement for Pakistan to receive $400 million meant for it in fiscal 2017. Stump expressed US' acknowledgement of the sacrifices of the Pakistan mili...

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  • Norwalk mother seeks refuge in New Haven church to avoid deportation
Norwalk mother seeks refuge in New Haven church to avoid deportation

Nury Chavarria, who was supposed to be deported Thursday to Guatemala, has taken sanctuary in a city church. HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - U.S. immigration officials said Friday they consider a woman trying to avoid deportation by seeking sanctuary in a CT church to be a fugitive, but acknowledge they have a policy that restricts them from entering a ...

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  • Greece - Turkey natural disaster: Harrogate Advertiser journalist reports from Kos
Greece - Turkey natural disaster: Harrogate Advertiser journalist reports from Kos

Ferry services were suspended because of the damage at Kos' main port, and coastal roads were flooded. CNN meteorologist Karen Maginess said that the tremblor, which occurred at a relatively shallow depth of 10 km (6 miles), is considered a major natural disaster.

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  • Police Shoot Gun-Wielding Man in Crown Heights, NYPD Says
Police Shoot Gun-Wielding Man in Crown Heights, NYPD Says

When the gunman reached the corner of Sterling Place and Rochester Avenue, he fired his gun at the other man and continued to run in the direction of the officers, unaware of their presence, Maddrey said. The suspect continued to run south down Rochester before dropping his gun and collapsing in front of 1525 Saint John's Place where the officers a...

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  • Quake witness describes Greek island hotel panic
Quake witness describes Greek island hotel panic

The Greek coastguard said damage was reported to the port of Kos, which is near a tourist strip of cafes and bars. The Turkish foreign ministry said its consulate on the Greek island of Rhodes had confirmed the death of the Turkish citizen and was trying to contact the family.

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  • Texas Abortion Providers Launch Another Round of Court Battles Over Restrictions
Texas Abortion Providers Launch Another Round of Court Battles Over Restrictions

Announced by the Center for Reproductive Rights and Planned Parenthood on Thursday, the lawsuit - Whole Woman's Health v. Paxton - is focused on a provision of Texas Senate Bill 8 that makes it illegal for physicians to perform dilation and evacuation abortions.

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  • Oregon Humane Society to welcome dog who was intentionally set on fire
Oregon Humane Society to welcome dog who was intentionally set on fire

Five of the almost 150 dogs that were recently rescued from South Korea, meant to be eaten in their "dog eating days" festival, have arrived in Wisconsin. "For dogs and puppies over 4 months of age, we have like a "wheel of fortune" that people can spin, and it has anywhere from fee waiver to $75, which is about half of our usual adoption fee".

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  • Britain stands shoulder to shoulder with Japan on N.Korea - minister
Britain stands shoulder to shoulder with Japan on N.Korea - minister

North Korea claimed to have successfully test-fired its first intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) earlier this month , which U.S. weapons analysts said was capable of reaching Alaska. "We all need to increase the pressure on Pyongyang through diplomacy and sanctions and that must include China using its influence to bring North Korea back to...

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  • Amended Republican Healthcare Bill to Leave 22Mln Americans Uninsured
Amended Republican Healthcare Bill to Leave 22Mln Americans Uninsured

The CBO has released their estimate of the effect of the revised version of H.R. 1628, the Better Care Reconciliation Act , that the U.S. Senate has proposed. However, the bill did include in its analysis the $70 billion required to pay for the amendment. For the first time , CBO quantified what that would actually mean.

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  • US Navy Shows Off Laser In Persian Gulf
US Navy Shows Off Laser In Persian Gulf

Laser weapon systems (LaWS) are still in testing stages, but are predicted to be combat-ready by the year 2020. "It operates in an invisible part of the electromagnetic spectrum so you don't see the beam, it doesn't make any sound, it's completely silent and it's incredibly effective at what it does", Lieutenant Cale Hughes, the laser weapons sys...

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  • OJ Simpson: In his own words
OJ Simpson: In his own words

They voted 4-0 to grant his early release. Many saw Simpson's conviction on the robbery charge as payback for the not-guilty verdict two decades earlier. He chuckled at one point as the parole board chairwoman mistakenly gave his age as 90. "Parole is but one step out of the prison gate", Loyola Law School professor and longtime Simpson case comm...

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  • Oil Prices Retreat From Six-week High
Oil Prices Retreat From Six-week High

The implementation of supply curbs is faltering as Libya and Nigeria restore lost production. Kuwait's Oil Minister Essam al-Marzouq has delivered an anticlimactic statement regarding the upcoming OPEC ministerial meeting in St. The pact faces a further challenge as Nigeria and Libya, which were exempt from cuts while they tackled political cri...

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  • Minnesota Timberwolves to sign Andrew Wiggins to five-year contract
Minnesota Timberwolves to sign Andrew Wiggins to five-year contract

Wiggins was only a 10th-round value in standard leagues last season due to a lack of peripheral stats, but he's still only 22 and is just scratching the surface of his potential. After being drafted first overall by the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2014, Wiggins was the main piece the Cavs used to acquire forward Kevin Love from the Timberwolves.

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  • North Korea defector returns home calling South 'capitalist hell'
North Korea defector returns home calling South 'capitalist hell'

In Washington , on Tuesday, North Korean intercontinental ballistic missiles might have the range to hit the USA soil, but it doesn't have the accuracy to hit a particular target, such as a city in the US. A lone North Korean soldier stood at attention in front of a North Korean building and another used binoculars to peer from a window into the...

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  • Trump Administration Using Obamacare Money To Run Ads Attacking Obamacare
Trump Administration Using Obamacare Money To Run Ads Attacking Obamacare

Using the Healthcare.gov health plan comparison tool , a 21-year-old in Charlotte, North Carolina, making $35,000 annually would have to pay a minimum of $200 a month for the cheapest healthcare plan . The last on camera White House briefing was June 29. Yes, the GOP passed a series of special resolutions to repeal certain regulations of the Obam...

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  • Suspect pleads not guilty in kidnapping of U of I scholar
Suspect pleads not guilty in kidnapping of U of I scholar

Christensen, a former IL graduate student, appeared before US Magistrate Judge Eric Long on Thursday, where he pleaded not guilty. He said he took the drug Klonopin, an antidepressant, when asked by US Magistrate Judge Eric Long if he took any medication in the Macon County Jail, where he is being kept without bail.

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  • Police search for suspect in two fatal MI shootings
Police search for suspect in two fatal MI shootings

July 20 at 1901 Tray Lane in the Americana Estates Mobile Home Park in Kalamazoo . The second shooting happened shortly after 10 p.m.in St. Joseph County, Michigan. Police believe he was the husband of Patten's ex-wife. Police arrived on scene to find a 31-year-old female shot following what they believe was an argument with the suspect.

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  • Sergio Garcia has injury scare during second round of The Open
Sergio Garcia has injury scare during second round of The Open

After a poor shot from up against the bushes on the par-3 fourth hole, Garcia took an angry reverse swipe at the bush and come out the worse for it. That wasn't a wise idea. "I hit [the shrubs] backwards, it was a very weak position, and it felt like the muscles went on top of each other, " Garcia said. 'Obviously I'm not happy about it because...

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  • IMF Readies USD1.8 Billion Loan To Greece
IMF Readies USD1.8 Billion Loan To Greece

The funds from European Stability Mechanism (ESM) will keep feeding the debt-ridden country with low rate loans until the end of the bailout program in July 2018. Greece has hired six banks to arrange its first bond sale since being frozen out of financial markets and nearly falling out of the euro in 2015, Thomson Reuters market news and data serv...

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  • Trump Aides Looking For Ways To Delegitimize Mueller's Russia Probe
Trump Aides Looking For Ways To Delegitimize Mueller's Russia Probe

The White House had been working hard to figure out how to revive the Senate's health care bill. "It's just that this president has a very complex business relationship around the world but he's been clear, the president has been clear that he doesn't have those relationships with Russian Federation", he said.

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  • Dozens injured in clashes at al Aqsa mosque
Dozens injured in clashes at al Aqsa mosque

About 150 Palestinians were treated for tear gas inhalation. After that violence, authorities took the rare step of closing the site for a short period. The attackers were shot dead. "There might be a reassessment, I think it depends on what happens in the next few hours and also after the evening prayers because it is so volatile".

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  • U.S. presses Gulf states to drop Qatar land blockade
U.S. presses Gulf states to drop Qatar land blockade

Tillerson said Qatar was willing to sit with the four countries to discuss their demands, but that it was important to Doha "that the sovereignty and dignity of all five countries be respected in those discussions". He also denied that there was any hacking of Qatari media outlets, like Doha claimed. They have imposed sanctions on Doha , inc...

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  • Pawel Poljanski posts unbelievable image at Tour de France
Pawel Poljanski posts unbelievable image at Tour de France

There were still five stages to go. You just can't see it because most of us have much more body fat than Poljanski. "I had much better legs than yesterday and didn't lose as much time". Those are the sort of time gaps that can be blown away in a moment on the big mountain stages, and Wednesday's stage 17 to Serre Chevalier certainly qualifies a...

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  • Inicia venta de marihuana recreativa en farmacias
Inicia venta de marihuana recreativa en farmacias

De ese total, un 60% reside en Montevideo y el 40% restante se distribuye en las otras 18 provincias del país. Dicha normativa también previó el acceso a la mariguana de uso recreativo a través de clubes de cultivadores y el cultivo doméstico.

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  • Noteworthy Stock to Watch for: Kinross Gold Corp (NYSE:KGC)
Noteworthy Stock to Watch for: Kinross Gold Corp (NYSE:KGC)

Trading volume for Kinross Gold Corporation was 10,135K on Friday. Analysts await Nexstar Media Group Inc (NASDAQ:NXST) to report earnings on August, 8 before the open. For the next 5 years, Kinross Gold Corporation is expecting Growth of -29.42% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was -34.52% per annum.

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  • Tornado damage confirmed in western NY
Tornado damage confirmed in western NY

A tornado warning has been issued for a portion of Western New York. Winds reached up to 105mph, as one 700-yard-wide tornado tore through Hamburg, travelling five miles and leaving a trail of destruction. A cluster of severe thunderstorms with destructive winds swept through western NY early Thursday afternoon, according to weather.com meteorolo...

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  • Sergey Lavrov suggests there may have been more meetings between Trump, Putin
Sergey Lavrov suggests there may have been more meetings between Trump, Putin

However, Lavrov did not outright deny that Trump and Putin may have had other undisclosed talks in his discussion with NBC's Keir Simmons , but he used a derisive tone with Simmons nonetheless. "But every time they tell us it's a nothing burger, it turns out to be a juicy quarter pounder with sleaze". Speaking to the NBC network, Lavrov said that ...

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  • NBC5 Forecast: Dangerous Heat Expected Through the Weekend
NBC5 Forecast: Dangerous Heat Expected Through the Weekend

Skies remain mostly sunny to partly cloudy with highs in the mid/ upper 90s and have winds from the south/ southeast at 5-10 miles per hour. The chances for showers and thunderstorms increase as we head into the afternoon hours. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Monday .Mostly cloudy with scattered showers an...

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  • Trump's personal lawyer resigns from top post amid legal team shakeup
Trump's personal lawyer resigns from top post amid legal team shakeup

But one adviser said the president has simply expressed a curiosity in understanding the reach of his pardoning authority, as well as the limits of Mueller's investigation. The president vehemently critcised his Attorney General Jeff Sessions earlier this week for his decision to remove himself from the Russian Federation probe and effectivel...

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  • Roma, Castel Fusano in fiamme: evacuate alcune abitazioni
Roma, Castel Fusano in fiamme: evacuate alcune abitazioni

Gli alberi distrutti e i focolai ancora in corso: la drammatica serata di Ostia e della sua pineta . Non è ancora chiaro invece se ci siano collegamenti tra Romano Mancini e un altro presunto piromane arrestato nei giorni scorsi dai carabinieri , Fabrizio Grimaldi.

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  • Three women die in Co Louth auto crash
Three women die in Co Louth auto crash

The third woman who was killed is thought to be a family friend. The three-car collision happened near Ardee at around 1am. The three women who were killed were all travelling together, they were a 39 year old who was driving, and two passengers aged 37 and 69.

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  • Boko Haram - Amnesty Accuse Cameroon Military of War Crime
Boko Haram - Amnesty Accuse Cameroon Military of War Crime

AI said, "We have repeatedly and unequivocally condemned the atrocities and war crimes committed by Boko Haram in Cameroon . But, nothing could justify the callous and widespread practice of torture committed by the security forces against ordinary Cameroonians, who are often arrested without any evidence and forced to endure unimaginable pain",...

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  • Israel boosts 'security measures' as Al-Aqsa tensions simmer
Israel boosts 'security measures' as Al-Aqsa tensions simmer

Israel tightened its grip on the compound after two Israeli security officers were killed in an alleged attack by three Palestinians, who were killed by Israeli police following the violence. Muslim leaders have called for mass protests if the metal detectors are not moved before then. The site remained quiet Thursday and Azzam Khatib, the dire...

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  • United States weighs sanctions against Venezuela amid Maduro's pursuit of 'full dictatorship'
United States weighs sanctions against Venezuela amid Maduro's pursuit of 'full dictatorship'

Improvised roadblocks meanwhile also closed off many streets in urban centers, while security forces fired tear gas at protestors in clashes. "I've ordered the capture of all the fascist terrorists", he said , singling out a Caracas district mayor, Carlos Ocariz, for blame.

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