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Russian Federation loses contact with aircraft with 14 on board in Syria

The state media reported that missiles targeted Latakia and Homs and Hama. Sean Robertson tells VOA on Syrian claims of engaging missile targets over #Latakia "I can unequivocally say this is not ...

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United States border agent Juan David Ortiz 'confesses to murders'

Ten days later, Ortiz said, he killed Claudine Ann Luera, 42, according to the affidavit. If not for the would-be victim's quick thinking, a supervisory Border Patrol agent accused in a string of k...

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Trump administration revokes Palestinian envoy's USA residency permit

Trump administration revokes Palestinian envoy's USA residency permit

Earlier in the year, however, Zomlot had been recalled to Ramallah as part of the Palestinian Authority's boycott of the United States and all Trump officials since the U.S. The move is the latest i...

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At UN, US accuses Russian Federation of 'cheating' on North Korea sanctions

At UN, US accuses Russian Federation of 'cheating' on North Korea sanctions

The United States has called for an "urgent" meeting of the United Nations Security Council on Monday to address recent efforts by "some member ['s]" to "undermine and obstruct" United Nations san...

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Where Did Christine Blasey Ford Go to High School?

Where Did Christine Blasey Ford Go to High School?

Her lawyer says Dr. Christine Blasey Ford is willing to publicly testify before Congress. "Judge Kavanaugh looks forward to a hearing where he can clear his name of this false allegation", Shah ...

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Fire Burning Through Brooklyn Parking Garage

Fire Burning Through Brooklyn Parking Garage

Multiple cars went up in flames inside the parking garage, spreading to another floor and quickly elevating the severity of the blaze within an hour. Video showed the blaze sending heavy smoke billo...

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Coast Guard removes employee from Florence duty over alleged

Coast Guard removes employee from Florence duty over alleged "white power" gesture

Seems it all started on a February 28 thread on 4chan's /pol/ board, where commenters invented the notion that the thumb-finger circle sign means white power, Buzzfeed reported in April. Others, lik...

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Born Afghan, Bangladeshi refugees to get citizenship: Imran Khan

Born Afghan, Bangladeshi refugees to get citizenship: Imran Khan

VK Singh was asked when India intends to have a dialogue with Pakistan, to which he replied, "Dialogue will happen provided the environment is made conducive for it". "India's policy is very clear". H...

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Police officer's trial in 2014 shooting stays in Chicago

Police officer's trial in 2014 shooting stays in Chicago

Cook County Judge Vincent Gaughan has the task of presiding over Van Dyke's murder trial, one of the city's biggest trials in decades. Last week, Van Dyke's legal team made a decision to move forwar...

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Brett Kavanaugh: 'This is a completely false allegation'

Brett Kavanaugh: 'This is a completely false allegation'

I have never done anything like what the accuser describes-to her or to anyone. In the interview, Ford says she never revealed what had happened to her until 2012, when she and her husband sought co...

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FEMA to test 'Presidential Alert' system

FEMA to test 'Presidential Alert' system

FEMA said in a statement the alerts can only be used for national emergencies. "No action is needed". The WEA system is used to warn the public about unsafe weather, missing children, and other cr...

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Carolinas flood after Florence

Carolinas flood after Florence

Florence was downgraded to a tropical depression on Sunday morning, but officials warn the worst of the storm is not yet over, with river levels rising, along with the risk of flash floods. "Last...

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Mom, driver were arguing at memorial

Mom, driver were arguing at memorial

Evelyn said that her daughter "was a lovely girl who had dreams, and they [MS-13] took her away". Suffolk County Police Homicide Det. Brentwood has since become the epicenter in the fight against ...

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Syria war: Russian Federation and Turkey to create buffer zone in Idlib

Syria war: Russian Federation and Turkey to create buffer zone in Idlib

Earlier, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that Turkey stands for the political solution of the Syrian conflict and in particular, the crisis in Idlib. Ankara hopes to return some of the ...

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Former President Obama To Visit Pa., Campaign For Casey, Wolf

Former President Obama To Visit Pa., Campaign For Casey, Wolf

Aides to Obama say he's assessing what his full schedule will be ahead of November's election , but his next campaign stop will be in Pennsylvania. Obama is hoping that sharing his administration's...

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Palestine president blasts Trump aide’s funding remarks

Palestine president blasts Trump aide’s funding remarks

Meanwhile, Israel blames Hamas for the instability and rejects the idea that Gaza and the Palestinean territories don't have autonomy. The Palestinians claim East Jerusalem - which Israel captured f...

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Florence closes interstates in North Carolina

Florence closes interstates in North Carolina

Tornadoes remain a threat, with the NHC saying that "a few tornadoes are possible in southeastern North Carolina and northeastern SC". Florence has been downgraded to a tropical storm by the Nati...

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Brett Kavanaugh: accuser of Trump's Supreme Court pick goes public

A spokesman for Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa, the Judiciary committee's Republican chairman, said Kavanaugh already went through several days of hearings and was investigated by the Federal Bureau...

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Police cordon off Salisbury restaurant & street after 2 people fall ill

Police cordon off Salisbury restaurant & street after 2 people fall ill

Authorities later lifted the alert and said no evidence of the nerve agent Novichok involved in the earlier case was found when the two sick people were examined at a hospital. "All other areas that...

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Accuser of US high-court nominee Kavanaugh goes public

Accuser of US high-court nominee Kavanaugh goes public

Kavanaugh has denied the charges. President Trump won't withdraw the nomination, a White House official said Sunday, as a court choice that had appeared on track for quick confirmation days earlie...

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UK PM May cautions: support my Brexit deal or face no deal

UK PM May cautions: support my Brexit deal or face no deal

The prime minister has already begun planning next year's Queen's Speech, which is due by July, with a focus on what cabinet papers refer to as "life after Brexit". May's proposals, named for a countr...

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China provinces braced for heavy rainfall as typhoon heads west

China provinces braced for heavy rainfall as typhoon heads west

Almost half a million people were evacuated from seven cities in Guangdong province, on China's southern coast, according to the Associated Press, where Typhoon Mangkhut was expected to make landfall...

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Two Republican senators urge committee to hear out Kavanaugh accuser before vote

Ford said she was able to escape when Kavanaugh's friend, Mark Judge, jumped on the bed, sending all three tumbling off the bed. The magazine reported the allegation in the letter was "that Kava...

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Bracing for Hurricane Florence | Don't Miss This

Bracing for Hurricane Florence | Don't Miss This

The National Hurricane Center's Tropical Analysis and Forecast Branch reports that wave heights of 83 feet were measured under the northeast quadrant of Hurricane Florence as it spiraled out in the ...

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Woman accuses US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct

Woman accuses US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct

Bob Corker, R-Tennessee, told Politico it would be best for the committee to not vote on Kavanaugh until the committee hears Ford out. Dianne FeinsteinDianne Emiel FeinsteinKavanaugh and the "boys...

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NSW premier vows to shut down dance party after drug deaths

NSW premier vows to shut down dance party after drug deaths

A Victorian woman, 21, and Sydney man, 23, died after collapsing at the event at Penrith , in the city's west, on Saturday. "Illicit drugs are illicit, do not take them", he said. Thoughts and pr...

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Court orders framing of sexual harassment charges against RK Pachauri

Court orders framing of sexual harassment charges against RK Pachauri

This has not been easy". Metropolitan Magistrate Charu Gupta ordered framing of charges under sections 354 (outraging her modesty), 354 A (making physical contact, unwelcome and sexually coloured re...

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Kavanaugh’s Accuser Has Now Come Forward

Kavanaugh’s Accuser Has Now Come Forward

Mr Kavanaugh denied the allegations when they first surfaced last week. Sen. Diane Feinstein, the ranking Democrat on the Judiciary Committee, defended her decision to withhold Ford's accusation...

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Palestinian teen shot by Israeli army dies from wounds: ministry

Palestinian teen shot by Israeli army dies from wounds: ministry

Friday's deaths brought to 177 the number of Palestinians killed since the sometimes violent demonstrations were launched on March 30 to press demands against Israel. Eighty other Palestinians, includ...

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Top Dem says Trump is 'terrified' of what Manafort could reveal

Top Dem says Trump is 'terrified' of what Manafort could reveal

Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) on NBC's " Meet the Press ". " I understand why [ Trump attorney] Rudy Giuliani , who's a good lawyer, wants to put this in the most positive light", Dershowitz said, comm...

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Residents allowed to return to homes after gas explosions

Residents allowed to return to homes after gas explosions

Crews have shut off almost 8,600 gas meters in the area and cleared homes of any gas. "The explosions have brought heartbreak for numerous families-and the loss of a young life", Baker said. Columbi...

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FEMA chief Brock Long says he won't resign over travel investigation

FEMA chief Brock Long says he won't resign over travel investigation

Doing something unethical is not part of my DNA and it's not a part of my track record in my whole entire career. Brock Long discussed the investigation, first reported by Politico , at a briefin...

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Death toll from Mexico City tourist site shootout now at four

Death toll from Mexico City tourist site shootout now at four

Three gunmen opened fire at Plaza Garibaldi, known to be a place where bands serenade tourists, with pistols and rifles, city officials said. She declined to be identified. "Nothing like this has ever...

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Brown's climate efforts look to space

Brown's climate efforts look to space

Since the United States formally withdrew from the Paris Climate Agreement last summer, Governor Brown has been vocal about California's continued commitment to honor the spirit of the deal and cont...

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Teenager killed in MA gas blasts

Teenager killed in MA gas blasts

The NTSB would not say how Columbia Gas' accident history compares to other natural gas suppliers. Baker said New England-based Eversource would replace Columbia Gas of MA. Jeff Hall, spokesman for ...

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