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DC shooting leaves 1 dead, some 20 injured

DC shooting leaves 1 dead, some 20 injured

Police are now looking for at least three shooters, but Newsham said he suspects that "it's probably more". The exact number of those hit by the gunfire was not yet clear as of 3:30 a.m. The officer...

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India to halt imports of 101 defence items, announces Rajnath Singh

India to halt imports of 101 defence items, announces Rajnath Singh

In February 2020, PM Modi had set Dollars 5 billion defense export target in next 5 years and India is eyeing Rs 1.75 lakh crore turnover in defense manufacturing by 2025. The embargo on imports is pl...

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Australia sees 404 newly confirmed cases; 394 in Victoria

Australia sees 404 newly confirmed cases; 394 in Victoria

Mr Andrews believes they are starting to see the "tail end" of the stabilisation from Stage 3 restrictions. Victoria's coronavirus reproduction rate is around 1, meaning each infected person is pass...

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Police disperse anti-Netanyahu protesters outside PM’s residence in Jerusalem

Police disperse anti-Netanyahu protesters outside PM’s residence in Jerusalem

Self-employed employees whose companies are hurt by the financial crisis also united Saturday's march. In central Jerusalem on Saturday evening, protesters held Israeli flags, blew horns and chanted...

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United Kingdom military to step in to intercept migrant boats in Dover

United Kingdom military to step in to intercept migrant boats in Dover

A further four boats carrying 65 migrants have been picked up in the English Channel, the Home Office said . As numbers of migrants attempting the perilous sea journey continue to rise, the Gover...

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Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine Tests Negative For COVID-19 In Second Test

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine Tests Negative For COVID-19 In Second Test

Mike DeWine startled the state on Thursday afternoon when he disclosed that a coronavirus test the White House set up for him to take before he could meet President Donald Trump in Cleveland was po...

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Niger: French tourists among eight killed by gunmen

Niger: French tourists among eight killed by gunmen

Six of them were French tourists and the other two were a Nigerien tour guide and driver. " We are managing the situation, we will give more information later ", the governor said , without indicat...

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5.1 magnitude natural disaster rattles parts of NC, Georgia

5.1 magnitude natural disaster rattles parts of NC, Georgia

Sparta, N.C.is 24 miles from Galax and 80 miles from Roanoke. "The strongest was a 5.2 magnitude quake near Skyland, North Carolina in February 1916". There were no immediate reports of damage or in...

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Belarus holds elections with Alexander Lukashenko seeking sixth term

Belarus holds elections with Alexander Lukashenko seeking sixth term

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko is leading the vote count in Sunday's election with 82 percent, the national electoral body said after counting ballots in five regions. The opposition had sa...

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China to decide fate of Hong Kong legislature after term expires

China to decide fate of Hong Kong legislature after term expires

Luo, the most senior mainland political official based in the Chinese-controlled territory, said U.S. sanctions on him indicated he was doing what he "should be doing for my country and Hong Kong", ac...

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Afghan assembly approves release of 400 'hard-core' Taliban prisoners

Afghan assembly approves release of 400 'hard-core' Taliban prisoners

Afghanistan reconciliation and regional stability became a top topic of a phone conversation between US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his Pakistani Foreign Minister Mahmood Qureshi on Friday, Sta...

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U.S. 2020: China interfering against Trump, Russia against Biden

U.S. 2020: China interfering against Trump, Russia against Biden

At the top of the list is China , which sees Trump as "unpredictable" and has been increasingly critical of the president on Covid-19, Hong Kong and TikTok . "It's much easier for them to forge ...

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Brazil nears 100000 confirmed COVID-19 deaths

Brazil nears 100000 confirmed COVID-19 deaths

The virus killed 50,000 people in three months, but that number doubled in just 50 days. "We should be living in despair, because this is a tragedy like a world war". "We don't know where it will st...

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Eleven dead in Czech building fire

Eleven dead in Czech building fire

The fire in Bohumin, some 380 kilometres from Prague, broke out in the afternoon on the 11th floor of an apartment block and was the country's deadliest fire in 30 years, local news server iDNES.cz re...

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Former Saudi Intel Officer: Crown Prince Wants Me Dead

Former Saudi Intel Officer: Crown Prince Wants Me Dead

Saad Aljabri, who functioned as a top aide in the Saudi Interior Ministry for years, before being forced to step down and flee to Canada, where he is in self-imposed exile, filed the lawsuit in Washin...

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Ammonium nitrate that exploded in Beirut bought for mining, Mozambican firm says

Ammonium nitrate that exploded in Beirut bought for mining, Mozambican firm says

They said the plant converted natural gas into ammonia, which was stored in special "bullets" before being converted into agricultural urea, which they described as a very safe fertiliser. When combin...

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Will support Beijing's response to USA sanctioning China's officials: Hong Kong

Will support Beijing's response to USA sanctioning China's officials: Hong Kong

The Hong Kong government accused the U.S. of using Hong Kong as a pawn to create trouble in the China-U.S. relationship, calling the sanctions "blatant and barbaric interference" in China's internal...

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Coronavirus infections in Africa top one million

Coronavirus infections in Africa top one million

The World Health Organization is set to send more than 40 experts in public health and other fields to South Africa . "We need to turn this around so countries can calibrate their response, ensur...

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Nagasaki urges nuke ban on 75th anniversary of US A-bombing

Nagasaki urges nuke ban on 75th anniversary of US A-bombing

The rationale for the use of the bomb on people it is argued that it led to a quick Japaneses surrender and an end to World War II thereby saving the lives of hundreds of thousands of American soldier...

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Mauritius declares environmental emergency as grounded ship leaks large amounts of oil

Mauritius declares environmental emergency as grounded ship leaks large amounts of oil

Reportedly, Réunion Island, a nearby French department in the Indian Ocean, is also assisting Mauritius clean up the spill, as the country awaits further assistance from other global organizations. To...

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Fire kills 11 patients in southern India's COVID-19 facility

Fire kills 11 patients in southern India's COVID-19 facility

He has reportedly suffered ankle fracture. "Around 5.09 am control room received a call regarding the fire accident following which police and fire personnel immediately rushed to the spot". "He a...

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Border tunnel appears to be 'most sophisticated'

Border tunnel appears to be 'most sophisticated'

Federal agents drilled and used underground cameras to investigate the tunnel after discovering a sinkhole near cross-border fencing in mid-July, ICE said. HSI special agents responded to the area and...

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Coronavirus Updates: 61,537 New Cases In A Day,Nearly 14 Lakh People Cured

Coronavirus Updates: 61,537 New Cases In A Day,Nearly 14 Lakh People Cured

Now the active cases at 6,19,088 account for 29.64 per cent of the total positive cases. As the government struggles to contain the spread, more than 3.5 million ASHA health workers, who have been the...

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China slaps fourth Canadian with death penalty

China slaps fourth Canadian with death penalty

Ye Jianheu was sentenced to death on Friday by the Municipal Intermediate People's Court in the city of Foshan after he was convicted for manufacturing and transporting drugs . The background: The C...

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France sends in specialist teams after Mauritius declares oil spill emergency

France sends in specialist teams after Mauritius declares oil spill emergency

Twenty crew members were evacuated safely from the ship when it ran aground on July 25. In case of major spills, it said , assistance could be obtained from other Indian Ocean countries or from glo...

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Queensland border: state will close border to NSW and ACT this weekend

Queensland border: state will close border to NSW and ACT this weekend

Motorists are seen approaching a checkpoint at Coolangatta on the Queensland- New South Wales border. "As the situation changes in other states so must Queensland's response", she said. POLICE have ...

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NY prosecutors subpoenaed Deutsche Bank in Trump probe, reports NYT

NY prosecutors subpoenaed Deutsche Bank in Trump probe, reports NYT

The New York Times reported on Wednesday that prosecutors looking into Trump's tax records had subpoenaed his decades-long lender, Deutsche Bank, sometime past year, suggesting the document request w...

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Germany fights virus uptick with mandatory testing for travellers

Germany fights virus uptick with mandatory testing for travellers

Spahn said however that that imposing tests was "the safe option". On Thursday, the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) registered more than 1,000 new COVID-19 infections within 24 hours in Germany for the ...

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Top GOP lawmaker calls on Falwell to resign as Liberty University president

Top GOP lawmaker calls on Falwell to resign as Liberty University president

The statement from the board said little more than that. But it came after Falwell's apology earlier this week for a since-deleted photo he posted online showing him with his trousers unzipped, s...

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Trump Vows to Use Executive Order to Extend Jobless Benefit

Trump Vows to Use Executive Order to Extend Jobless Benefit

The deadlock shifts the onus onto the president and whether he will implement those orders or if conversations will continue. There also are differences on the Democrats' demand to extend the US$6...

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Gov. DeWine Tests Positive, Then Negative for Coronavirus

Gov. DeWine Tests Positive, Then Negative for Coronavirus

PCHD Director of Nursing Christine Thomas said hospitals in Scioto County only use the PCR and RNA tests, noting that antigen tests are not as trusted in the medical community. I think it's the Shoreb...

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Dr. Fauci: Chances of Developing a Highly Effective Coronavirus Vaccine 'Not Great'

Dr. Fauci: Chances of Developing a Highly Effective Coronavirus Vaccine 'Not Great'

While speaking during an online seminar, White House medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci warned the chances of a high-efficacy vaccine for coronavirus being created was "extremely slim". "We're a bi...

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US aluminum tariffs 'disappointing' and 'unfortunate,' says B.C

US aluminum tariffs 'disappointing' and 'unfortunate,' says B.C

Ford said Ontario does $390-billion in trade a year with the USA and more than China, Japan, and the United Kingdom combined. "Let me be clear, Canadian aluminum is in no way a threat to USA natio...

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Facebook removes hundreds of accounts posing as Trump supporters

Facebook removes hundreds of accounts posing as Trump supporters

Stone added the specific comments that had run afoul of Facebook's rules were Trump's false claims about children being nearly immune to the virus. This is the first time Facebook removed a post b...

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No new cases of COVID-19 at New Zealand's border

No new cases of COVID-19 at New Zealand's border

With a total case count of just over 5 million, the U.S. has over 2.2 million active cases while New Zealand has just 23 active cases out of over 1,500 total cases. More than 75 people have been teste...

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