700CLUBNEWS.COM: Latest News of The Day 03:17, 2019-06-15

Officials: Memphis man Brandon Webber was a 'violent' fugitive

Authorities say a Tennessee man shot and killed by U.S. Marshals this week, in an incident that led to backlash in Memphis, was the prime suspect in a shooting and car theft....

Officials: Memphis man Brandon Webber was a 'violent' fugitive

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25 Memphis police hurt after U.S. Marshals task force kills fugitive At least 25 Memphis police officers were injured late Wednesday during a tense standoff after a task force killed a wanted man during a public confrontation, authorities said....
14:51, 2019-06-13

About the Warriors’ Excess Timeout: It Was Not a Tribute to Chris Webber Golden State called a timeout it did not have at the end of Game 6, but don’t think of it as a mistake. It may have been the only chance to save its season....
11:34, 2019-06-14

Amateur Brandon Wu proving he’s up to this task PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — The low amateur heading into the weekend is Scarsdale native Brandon Wu, who is about to graduate from Stanford. Wu shot a 2-under 69 Friday and is 2-under for the tournament in a tie for 19th. Asked if he’s thinking of finishing as the low amateur or winning the tournament, W...
11:17, 2019-06-15

Brandon Nimmo’s neck injury just got more worrying Brandon Nimmo’s rehab has taken him to the West Coast. Nimmo is in Los Angeles for a second opinion on the bulging disk in his neck, an injury that has kept him on the injured list since May 22, The Post’s Joel Sherman reports. The 26-year-old outfielder will see Dr. Robert Watkins, the same d...
18:34, 2019-06-17

Brandon Nimmo’s rehab comes to crashing halt It’s a pain in the neck. Brandon Nimmo was a late scratch from the lineup Friday night for Triple-A Syracuse with neck soreness, the Mets said. He will be reevaluated on Saturday. Nimmo has been on the injured list since May 22 with a bulging disk in his neck. He was originally slated to play......
03:17, 2019-06-15

Brandon Nimmo needs MRI as ‘sharp pain’ in neck persists The stiff neck that kept Brandon Nimmo out of two games last month hasn’t gone away and it cost him another game Tuesday. The Mets’ outfielder said he is getting an MRI on Wednesday to get his neck checked out after he was a late scratch in Tuesday’s 6-5 walk-off win over the Nationals at......
07:34, 2019-05-22

Brandon Nimmo’s stiff neck lands him on Mets shelf Brandon Nimmo was concerned his stiff neck would cause him in-game problems. Now there’s more reason to worry. The Mets placed their outfielder on the 10-day injured list Wednesday, a day after he was a late scratch from his club’s thrilling, 6-5 walk-off win over the Washington National...
01:34, 2019-05-23

Brandon Neill gets nod in unfamiliar Socceroos squad to face South Korea Midfielder joined by five other new facesTwenty-year-old Harry Souttar also includedBrandon O’Neill’s sterling domestic from this season has been recognised with a first international call-up into the Socceroos squad for their friendly against South Korea next month.The Sydney FC midfielder, who lif...
05:34, 2019-05-23

Brandon Nimmo injury news gets worse with bulging disk reveal Perhaps this explains all the new outfield moves the Mets have made recently. Brandon Nimmo told MLB.com on Saturday that he has a bulging disk in his neck and is suffering from whiplash. The Mets have been vague about the injury that sent Nimmo to the injured list Wednesday, first describing it as ...
00:17, 2019-05-26

Brandon Wu caps incredible month with U.S. Open T-35, special graduation at Pebble Beach In the past month, Brandon Wu helped Stanford to a national title, qualified for the U.S. Open and claimed a share of 35th in his U.S. Open debut.        ...
16:17, 2019-06-17

Pamela Anderson and Brandon Lee Are a Model Mother-Son Duo at 2019 Cannes amfAR Gala The stars are shining bright in Cannes tonight! As the 2019 Cannes Film Festival comes to a close, many familiar faces in Hollywood are coming together for a great cause. On......
06:00, 2019-05-24

2019 CFDA Awards winners: Brandon Maxwell, Rick Owens take top honors Maxwell and Owens took top honors at the Council of Fashion Designers of America awards Monday night.        ...
21:51, 2019-06-04

Brandon Maxwell takes home top CFDA Awards prize, a win for inclusive fashion Maxwell has proven his commitment to diversity and inclusion, casting women of different races and sizes in his runway shows.        ...
21:51, 2019-06-04

Fantasy Baseball: Six delayed breakouts you should absolutely buy into, beginning with Lucas Giolito and Brandon Woodruff Not every 2019 breakout was evident the first week of the season. These six didn't find their form until May. Scott White explains why they're legit....
16:51, 2019-06-03

Chinese Fugitive Seeks U.S. Limelight One of China’s most-wanted men has been running a Hollywood movie company, promoting a cryptocurrency venture with boxer Mike Tyson and on one occasion posing for a photo alongside President Trump....
20:51, 2019-05-22

Fugitive offers to surrender if he gets 15K ‘likes’ on Facebook This criminal just wants to be liked. A social media-obsessed fugitive has bartered a deal with a Connecticut police department, agreeing to surrender if the force’s Facebook post featuring his wanted poster gets 15,000 “likes.” The Torrington Police Department detailed the bizarre situation involvi...
02:51, 2019-05-23

Oklahoma Fugitive Arrested In Warren County WARREN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — An Oklahoma man wanted for child-related sex offenses was arrested in Kentucky. Acting on a tip to South Central Kentucky Crime Stoppers, Warren County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 35-year-old John Thomas Cox late Thursday night. Cox was arrested on a fugitiv...
16:00, 2019-06-01

Fugitive Says He’ll Surrender If People Like Wanted Poster HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut police department has reached a deal with a fugitive that would have him surrender if enough people respond to a wanted poster on social media, an agreement that at least one expert calls unethical. Jose Simms, 29, who is believed to be somewhere in New York, has...
22:17, 2019-05-23

Fugitive gets his 15K Facebook ‘likes’ — but still hasn’t turned himself in Maybe he likes his freedom after all. A social media-addicted fugitive who promised a Connecticut police department that he would turn himself in if the force’s Facebook post of his wanted poster got 15,000 “likes” has surpassed his goal by thousands, yet remains on the lam. Jose Simms, 29, who is w...
21:51, 2019-05-23

The Memphis Theater That's Performing Blackness Unapologetically MEMPHIS—When Ekundayo Bandele invited a group of journalists to tour Hattiloo, his independent theater in Memphis, he spoke as much about the community surrounding it as he did the plays performed inside. For most people who want to visit Hattiloo Theatre, they’d just go online and buy tickets. But ...
22:51, 2019-06-14

Man sent to prison for urinating in Memphis cereal factory MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man has been sentenced to 10 months in prison for urinating on a Kellogg’s cereal conveyor belt at a Memphis facility. The U.S. attorney’s office in Memphis says 49-year-old Gregory Stanton was sentenced Friday in federal court. Stanton had pleaded guilt...
13:51, 2019-05-30

American Fugitive Is A Small Town Version Of GTA I was driving fast in a ugly sedan. The police were chasing me and I was trying to lose them. I had robbed a home and got caught in the process. Now the cops were hot on my trail. I flipped a corner and they lost me. I quickly jumped out of my car, hopped a fence and found some clothes drying in a b...
23:34, 2019-05-27

Fugitive ex-priest to face Arizona child sex charges A fugitive former Catholic priest who fled to Italy and vanished after being indicted on child sex charges in Arizona in 2003 has been found and returned to Arizona, authorities said on Friday....
07:01, 2019-06-15

Hundreds gather for vigil in Memphis neighborhood where man was shot Some 300 people gathered on Friday evening for a candle-light vigil in the Memphis neighborhood where a young black man was shot dead by federal authorities as residents remained on edge following violent demonstrations earlier this week....
07:01, 2019-06-15

No sign of fugitive who sought Facebook likes to surrender Police in Connecticut say a fugitive has so far failed to honor an agreement to surrender once enough people responded positively to his wanted poster on social media....
19:00, 2019-05-24

Memphis man killed by U.S. marshals was a new father, wanted for felonies The young black man killed by U.S. marshals in Memphis, Tennessee, whose death sparked clashes with police overnight, had recently become a father for the second time and was the subject of multiple felony warrants, according to his family and officials....
03:00, 2019-06-14

Dozens Injured in Memphis Unrest After Man Is Killed by Marshals At least one federal marshal opened fire on Wednesday night, killing a man, and more than two dozen police officers were injured in confrontations later....
16:17, 2019-06-13

The Latest: 25 officers injured at scene of Memphis shooting MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on fatal police shooting in Memphis (all times local): 4 a.m. Memphis police say 25 officers were injured and three people were arrested at the scene of a fatal police shooting. Police director Michael Rallings said Thursday morning at a news conference that after th...
11:34, 2019-06-13

Police say black man killed in Memphis was sought in shooting A young black man slain by federal agents as they tried to arrest him in Memphis, touching off violent protests, was wanted in the shooting of a man in Mississippi earlier this month, law enforcement officials said on Thursday....
03:00, 2019-06-14

Police defend social media deal with fugitive Police in Connecticut say a fugitive has so far failed to honor an agreement to surrender once enough people responded positively to his wanted poster on social media....
22:51, 2019-05-24

Fugitive Says He’ll Surrender If Enough People ‘Like’ His Wanted Poster On Facebook HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut police department has reached a deal with a fugitive that would have him surrender if enough people respond to a wanted poster on social media, an agreement that at least one expert calls unethical. Jose Simms, 29, who is believed to be somewhere in New York, has...
14:17, 2019-05-23

2 men indicted in sidewalk shooting of Memphis civic leader Two Tennessee men have been indicted on first-degree murder charges in the fatal shooting of a civic leader and former airline executive on a Memphis sidewalk....
08:00, 2019-05-31

Fugitive wanted in David Ortiz shooting plot still at-large Authorities say they're still searching for another suspect in the assassination plot of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz -- a man known as "The Surgeon."...
16:17, 2019-06-14

The Latest: Police defend Facebook likes deal with fugitive The Latest on the Facebook fugitive (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Torrington police are defending the agreement they struck with a fugitive who was supposed to turn himself in once his wanted poster got 15,000 likes on Facebook....
22:51, 2019-05-24

Vigil held for Tennessee man shot by fugitive task force MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Relatives and friends of a Tennessee man who was fatally shot by U.S. Marshals during an attempted arrest have held a vigil for him. News outlets report that a large group of people gathered to remember the life of 20-year-old Brandon Webber in Memphis late Friday. Family membe...
05:51, 2019-06-15

Protesters and Police Clash in Memphis After Officer-Involved Shooting North Memphis, Tenn., was in chaos Wednesday night after U.S. Marshals Service officers shot and killed a 20-year-old black man, Brandon Webber, in his family’s front yard. The killing quickly rippled through the community, leading to clashes between protesters and police that ended in tear gas bein...
20:00, 2019-06-13

Memphis protests over police shooting end with teargas and dozens injured Armed officers faced off in the Tennessee city with crowds angered by news that federal marshals had shot dead a local manFierce protests erupted in Memphis on Wednesday night following a fatal shooting by law enforcement and ended with at least two dozen police officers, two journalists and a numbe...
19:51, 2019-06-13

Memphis City Council postpones Graceland expansion vote MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — City Council members in Memphis, Tennessee, have again postponed a vote on an expansion project at Elvis Presley’s Graceland. Council members on Tuesday agreed for the fifth time to delay a vote related to a plan to provide tax incentives for a $100 million expansion of t...
02:34, 2019-06-19

Fugitive's deal with police: I'll surrender if my wanted poster gets 15,000 likes Connecticut police negotiated with Jose Simms for the Facebook likes, but an expert says that turns law violations ‘into a joke’A Connecticut police department has reached a deal with a fugitive that would have him surrender if enough people respond to a wanted poster on social media, an agreement t...
07:00, 2019-05-23

Memphis Grizzlies player, 19, learns about hotel check-in age requirements Memphis Grizzlies forward Jaren Jackson Jr. is learning the hard way what it is like to be a young NBA star and try to check in to hotels during the offseason....
00:51, 2019-06-20

Fugitive promises to surrender because his wanted poster got 15,000 Facebook ‘likes’ A Connecticut police lieutenant made headlines today after successfully negotiating the terms under which a fugitive has agreed to surrender himself into custody. Twenty-nine-year-old Jose Simms, who is believed to be in New York currently and who has several outstanding warrants, promised to turn h...
09:17, 2019-05-23

American Fugitive review – homage to old-school Grand Theft Auto PC, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch; Fallen Tree Games/Curve DigitalThis top-down retro journey into the 1980s criminal underworld pairs car chases and con artistryWill Riley has made some bad choices. Friend to lowlifes of various persuasions and no stranger to the odd legal and moral tran...
19:34, 2019-05-21

Memphis Grizzlies star Mike Conley traded to Utah Jazz Mike Conley is one of the best, most consistent point guards in the league, and his addition shows that Utah is looking to take another step forward.       ...
19:17, 2019-06-19

Prosecutors seek sale of two New York condos linked to Malaysian fugitive U.S. prosecutors are seeking to sell two luxury condominiums in New York City linked to fugitive financier Low Taek Jho, court documents showed, the latest effort to recover money allegedly stolen from Malaysia's state fund 1MDB....
09:00, 2019-05-30

Tensions high as Memphis community tries to return to normal after police shooting A sense of calm is restored in the city of Memphis after a tumultuous clash between police and protesters Wednesday after an officer-involved shooting death of a black man. However tensions are running high between the two sides as investigators look into the officer involved shooting. ...
23:51, 2019-06-14

Hong Kong on edge as pressure grows to delay fugitive bill HONG KONG (AP) — Pressure on Hong Kong’s chief executive Carrie Lam has been mounting, with signs emerging that she may delay an unpopular extradition bill that has drawn hundreds of thousands of people into the streets in protest. Reports say Lam is expected to make an announcement Saturday a...
05:51, 2019-06-15

Crime Trackers: Fugitive couple wanted for murder, arson is arrested in New York TUCSON – The fugitive couple wanted for murder and arson are now behind bars. Tucson Police Department said 55-year-old Blane Barksdale and his 58-year-old wife, Susan Barksdale were arrested Friday morning in Henrietta New York. Blane Barksdale, Susan Barksdale, and Brent Mallard,/ Tucson Police De...
05:17, 2019-05-25

Memphis police officers injured in unrest following officer-involved shooting: reports The fatal shooting of a suspect who allegedly emerged from his vehicle with a weapon after ramming the vehicles of approaching law enforcement officers sparked a clash between Memphis residents and police on Wednesday night, according to reports....
12:51, 2019-06-13

Mehul Choksi "Fugitive And Absconder", Probe Agency Tells High Court Diamantaire Mehul Choksi, accused in the multi-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam, is a "fugitive and absconder", the Enforcement Directorate told the Bombay High Court today....
15:00, 2019-06-03

Man fatally shot in Memphis identified: Angry crowds protest in Frayser neighborhood Several gunshots could be heard, and protesters yelled and threw rocks as patrol cars passed through the standoff. Brandon Webber was killed.        ...
18:34, 2019-06-13

Memphis teen overcomes homelessness to earn $3 million in scholarships, valedictorian honors Tupac Mosley, 17, received $3 million in scholarships and was recognized as his high school's valedictorian at Raleigh Egypt High School in Memphis.        ...
19:34, 2019-05-22

Calm prevails in Memphis neighborhood two days after fatal shooting, amid police patrols Police helicopters and squad cars patrolled the Memphis neighborhood overnight into Friday morning where a young black man was fatally shot by federal agents, with residents appearing to heed calls for calm a day after sometimes violent street demonstrations....
15:17, 2019-06-14

Fugitive tells Connecticut police he’ll surrender if 15,000 people 'like' his wanted poster on Facebook: officers A Connecticut fugitive told police he will surrender if 15,000 people respond to an online wanted poster on Facebook, according to the Torrington Police Department.  ...
02:34, 2019-05-23

Memphis Grizzlies to trade star Mike Conley Jr to Utah Jazz for multiple players, draft picks: reports The Memphis Grizzlies agreed to trade point guard Mike Conley Jr. to the Utah Jazz for a package of players and multiple draft picks, according to multiple reports....
18:51, 2019-06-19

US pipelines to get new safeguards against violent protests Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao is proposing sweeping new safeguards to protect the nation’s network of fuel pipelines — even those under construction — from violent protests and dangerous tampering....
21:17, 2019-06-13

TPD investigating violent armed robberies TUCSON- The Tucson Police Department is investigating armed robberies that have occurred around town. According to TPD, between May 18 and June 5, the suspect has committed at least four armed robberies. Police say the man has targeted mostly Domino’s Pizza locations but has robbed other fast-...
08:34, 2019-06-07

A ‘Violent Tornado’ Has Touched Down In Missouri JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The National Weather Service says a “violent tornado” has touched down in Jefferson City, Missouri, causing possible fatalities and heavy damage. The service reports that a “confirmed large and destructive tornado” was observed over Jefferson City a...
12:34, 2019-05-23

Memphis Grizzlies hire Taylor Jenkins as head coach from 'excellent coaching pedigree' After two months, the Grizzlies have settled on their next head coach. It's Milwaukee Bucks assistant coach Taylor Jenkins.       ...
23:17, 2019-06-11

| Violent kidnappings-for-ransom spread across Nigeria Aminu Magami, a taxi driver in northwest Nigeria, froze in fear when more than 20 gunmen stormed an expressway one night in February, shooting into the air....
19:17, 2019-05-21

‘Violent’ Hells Angels banned from the Netherlands AMSTERDAM – A Dutch court on Wednesday banned the Hells Angels motorcycle gang in the Netherlands, saying it had a track record of violent crime including the killing of rivals, shoot-outs and drug and weapon offenses. Prosecutors had sought the measure in response to hundreds of incidents in ...
20:34, 2019-05-29

Two teenagers die minutes apart during violent night in London The Mayor of London said he was "sickened" after a bloody night in the city saw four people stabbed and a teenager shot dead, in a spate of separate incidents that further highlight the surge in violent crime in Britain's capital....
18:00, 2019-06-16

| Fears of Ebola pandemic if DRC violent attacks continue Health officials have warned that the second-deadliest outbreak of Ebola may spiral out of control unless attacks by armed groups on medical facilities and workers in the DRC stop....
21:17, 2019-05-23

Chicago's most violent weekend of 2019: 52 shootings, 10 dead Chicago police said Monday the city has just seen its deadliest weekend of the year -- during which 52 shootings and at least 10 deaths were reported....
21:34, 2019-06-03

| WATCH: The morning after Hong Kong's violent protest Rubbish is strewn across Hong Kong's city centre in the morning after violent clashes between anti-government protesters and police a day earlier. WATCH NOW....
10:51, 2019-06-13

Violent protests broke out in Hong Kong — Here's what happened Large crowds of protesters gathered around the local legislature as lawmakers postponed a debate on a legal change that's been condemned by hundreds of thousands in the city. The protesters are vowing to stop a government plan to allow extraditions to mainland China, but the heart of the demons...
03:51, 2019-06-13

Ibrahimovic banned for violent conduct in LA Galaxy victory "LA Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic was handed a two-game ban for violent conduct after he grabbed New York City goalkeeper Sean Johnson by the neck in their 2-0 MLS win last Saturday."...
14:51, 2019-05-21

How humans evolved to be both shockingly violent and super-cooperative The origins of our paradoxical nature lie in murder and self-domestication. It's a weird story that may even explain why our species came into existence...
18:51, 2019-05-21

US Mayor Apologizes After Violent Arrest Videos Emerge The mayor of Phoenix apologized on Sunday after videos emerged showing police in the southwestern US city violently arresting a family with young children....
13:51, 2019-06-17

"As A Mother Myself...": US Mayor Apologises Over Violent Arrest Video The mayor of Phoenix apologized and called a community meeting for this week amid public anger over a viral video showing police pointing a gun at the parents of a 4-year-old child over allegations......
13:51, 2019-06-17

Migrants at overcrowded border facilities may become violent: DHS watchdog Migrants seeking asylum and being held at an overcrowded US Border Patrol facility in Texas could become violent due to the inhumane conditions, an internal Department of Homeland Security watchdog found. The El Paso Del Norte Processing Center in West Texas had packed 900 people into a building mea...
17:00, 2019-06-01

Police seek man in violent rape in Jamaica, Queens Police Saturday released the name and photo of a man they say raped and brutally attacked his female acquaintance inside his Queens home this week. The shaken victim was only able to escape by jumping out the window, cops said Saturday. Michael Hosang, 53, allegedly violated the 29-year-old victim m...
15:51, 2019-06-02

‘Violent’ tornado rips through Missouri, fatalities feared A powerful tornado ripped through the state capital of Missouri on Wednesday evening, downing power lines and doing damage that could include fatalities, according to local authorities and reports. The twister — which was described as a “violent tornado” by the National Weather Ser...
11:34, 2019-05-23

Yellow vest protest in Brussels turns violent BRUSSELS (AP) — A yellow vest protest march is turning violent in Brussels with demonstrators pelting buildings and police using pepper spray in confrontations. As well as several hundred protesters in yellow vests demonstrating against social injustice there were also hooded people dressed in black...
17:00, 2019-05-26

Hong Kong extradition protests turn violent Protests between protestors and Hong Kong police turned violent on Wednesday morning. Protestors of proposed extradition laws occupied the streets.        ...
12:17, 2019-06-14

Twitch sues hijackers who streamed porn and violent videos Twitch had a tough time getting troll streamers in control after they hijacked an unused category for Valve's Artifact. The hijackers livestreamed porn, pirated Game of Thrones episodes, other copyrighted material, violent videos and, perhaps most eg......
19:00, 2019-06-18

Police departments investigating cops’ racist, violent posts Police departments in at least five states are investigating their officers’ social media feeds after the weekend publication of a database that appears to catalog thousands of inflammatory posts by active-duty and former cops. The posts were uncovered by a team of researchers who spent two ye...
22:17, 2019-06-05

‘Jett’ creator pushed for ‘pulpy and sexy and playful and violent’ Carla Gugino went from a tragic matriarch swanning in a mansion in “The Haunting of Hill House” to a master thief in “Jett” — with little time in between to catch her breath. “I was supposed to have six weeks between both projects and for a variety of reasons I ended up having just one,”......
02:51, 2019-06-13

Officers put on leave amid probe of recorded violent arrest Three police officers in a New Jersey town have been placed on paid administrative leave as authorities investigate a violent arrest that was caught on video....
18:17, 2019-05-21

Chicago experiences most violent weekend of 2019: 52 shot, 10 killed 10 died this past weekend in what Chicago's police chief called a "despicable level of violence."        ...
01:51, 2019-06-04

Doctors in India strike over violent attacks by patients' families Nationwide walkout prompted by vicious assault on junior doctor at Kolkata hospitalAbout 800,000 doctors across India went on strike on Monday to demand better working conditions, following years of complaints about violent attacks from patients’ families.A brutal assault on a junior doctor in Kolka...
17:00, 2019-06-17

Sudan’s Military Calls for Election After Violent Crackdown on Protesters At least 60 people were killed and hundreds wounded in Khartoum on June 3 when the Sudanese military raided a peaceful sit-in calling for democratic reform. Troops shot into the crowd with live ammunition, set tents alight and beat fleeing protesters. By the next day, the once festive camp, which wa...
15:51, 2019-06-06

Mass grave in Poland embodies the violent beginning of the Bronze Age Enlarge / This is the Late Neolithic mass grave at Koszyce, Poland. (credit: Image courtesy of Piotr Wodarczak) Sometime between 2880 and 2776 BCE, 15 family members were hastily buried together in a single pit, their shattered skulls telling a story of violent death. Yet someone interred the dead...
16:17, 2019-05-21

Kids who play violent videogames may be more likely to pick up a gun and pull the trigger (Reuters Health) - Children who either played or watched a videogame that included gun violence were more likely afterward to handle a gun and pull the trigger, a new study finds....
01:51, 2019-06-01

High temperatures can lead to more violent crime, study finds Researchers found that days with a high of more than 85 degrees spurred a 2.2 percent rise in general crime and a 5.7 percent increase in violent crime, on average....
19:34, 2019-06-18

At least 2 dead, dozens injured as violent tornado rips through Oklahoma At least two people are dead and dozens others injured after a devastating tornado struck El Reno, Oklahoma, on Saturday night. The powerful storm leveled the second story of a motel and killed two people at a mobile home park in the area 26 miles west of Oklahoma City, according to local police and...
03:51, 2019-05-27

350 detained after yellow vest protest in Brussels turns violent A yellow vest protest march was taken over by black-hooded demonstrators and turned violent in Brussels, forcing authorities to detain a few hundred people....
02:34, 2019-05-27

Penny Hardaway calls Memphis basketball's No. 1 recruiting class 'as advertised' Penny Hardaway was eager to speak about the No. 1-ranked recruiting class he lured to Memphis as the players arrived on campus.       ...
22:00, 2019-06-12

Yoenis Cespedes fractures ankle in ‘violent fall’ at his ranch, Mets say Mets General Manager Brodie Van Wagenen announced the news about Cespedes, who has been recovering from heel surgery, and also made a statement of support for embattled Manager Mickey Callaway....
15:00, 2019-05-21

‘Violent tornado’ takes aim at Jefferson City after 3 killed in southwest Missouri A deadly storm system swept across Missouri on Wednesday, killing at least three people in the southwestern part of the state and causing extensive damage and injuring multiple people in the capital city. A tornado struck Jefferson City, a city of about 43,000 people in the center of the state, shor...
19:00, 2019-05-23

Violent Protests Erupt in Kashmir After Indian Forces Kill Militant Thousands took to the streets of the Indian part of the disputed region after Indian forces said they had killed Zakir Rashid Bhat, who was on their most-wanted list....
21:00, 2019-05-24

YouTube bans videos glorifying Nazis and denying violent events YouTube said Wednesday that the platform will begin banning videos promoting Nazi ideology as well as those denying “well-documented violent events” such as the Holocaust or the Sandy Hook massacre. “Today, we’re taking another step in our hate speech policy by specifically prohibiting v...
19:51, 2019-06-05

DeWayne Craddock was violent with co-workers before Virginia Beach shooting: report The gunman who shot dead 12 people at a Virginia Beach municipal building had been facing disciplinary action for a violent fight at work, according to a report. DeWayne Craddock, 40, was still employed as an engineer with the Department of Public Utilities when he went on his shooting rampage Frida...
17:51, 2019-06-02

Sudanese General Strike Launched to Protest Violent Military Crackdown (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — Shops were closed and streets were empty across Sudan on Sunday, the first day of a general strike called for the start of the workweek by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council. The Sudanese Professionals Association urged people to stay h...
20:51, 2019-06-09

Ebola fears worsen after more than 300,000 flee Congo over violent ethnic clashes: report The threat of second deadliest Ebola outbreak continues to grow in central Africa as more than 300,000 people have fled the Congo since early June because of ethinc clashes, reports say....
20:00, 2019-06-18

Review: Rage 2 Is a Violent, Infantile, Beautiful Trek Across a Post-Apocalyptic Hellscape As I slide into a smoking crater, I spot a dozen mutants lingering around the meteorite I need to mine for the precious resources inside. The monsters haven’t noticed me. Time slows as I make my first move, taking down the closest fiend with a single shot. I hit another with the butt of my rif...
16:17, 2019-05-21

Jail for violent robber who snatched £11k Rolex from mother in front of her screaming children A violent robber who snatched an £11,000 Rolex from a mother in front of her screaming children and bit a man who refused to give up his valuable watch has been jailed for eight years....
03:00, 2019-06-15

Medieval Skull Found Beneath Rothwell Church Shows Violent Blow In a dark crypt that lies beneath an active parish church in England, the remains of thousands of men, women and children who died in medieval Britain are stuffed into crates and stacked on wooden racks from floor to ceiling. Experts have begun examining some of the skulls one-by-one and a violent h...
15:00, 2019-06-09

Ghetts: Drill artists should not be blamed for violent lyrics... they're reflecting their environment London grime artist Ghetts has said drill artists should not be blamed for using violent lyrics because they are only "reflecting their environment"....
19:17, 2019-05-31

Police union slams de Blasio’s no-bail program for teens charged in violent crimes New York City’s largest police union on Tuesday slammed Mayor de Blasio’s no-bail plan for teens charged with violent crimes, saying it “flies in the face” of the work cops do and will “doom this city.” “Pandering for votes during his quest for the presidenc...
22:51, 2019-05-28

78 Seconds Of Batshit Argentine Soccer Features Violent Tackles, Tears, Unconscionable Flopping Argentine soccer is plagued by a bullshit macho culture where the biggest sin is losing and the biggest virtue is lunging about, heedlessly throwing your body into as many opponents as possible to prove how large your testicles are. For a short clip demonstrating the anarchic, violent, dive-y style ...
18:34, 2019-05-29

Bill de Blasio defends expansion of no-bail program for teen suspects in violent crimes Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday defended his plan to triple the number of teens who are freed from city jails without bail on violent charges including armed robbery and assault. “We’re ensuring there are real alternatives to incarceration, particularly for our young New Yorkers,” the mayor said at ...
20:17, 2019-05-28

Hong Kong Police Fire Rubber Bullets As Protests Turn To Violent Chaos Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at demonstrators who threw plastic bottles on Wednesday as protests against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China......
16:34, 2019-06-12

U.S. Lawmakers Reintroduce Bill Supporting Democracy in Hong Kong in the Wake of Violent Unrest Members of Congress have reintroduced a bill defending Hong Kong’s autonomy in the wake of violent protests over a controversial proposal to amend the city’s extradition law that would allow the transfer of suspects to mainland China. The bipartisan Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy A...
09:51, 2019-06-14

Met busts violent gang that shipped £300m overseas using cash transfer shops in London A global "money laundering and terrorist finance network" that shipped £310 million of criminal profits overseas in a year using high street money transfer shops in London has been busted by Met detectives....
13:17, 2019-05-22

Caught on camera: Violent turbulence on plane slams flight attendant, trolley into ceiling A flight attendant was slammed into the ceiling during violent turbulence on an ALK Airlines flight in France.        ...
20:17, 2019-06-17

Police repeatedly fire tear gas on protesters as confrontation turns violent in Hong Kong Hong Kong police fired tear gas on Wednesday with large crowds of protesters gathering around the local legislature as lawmakers postponed debate on proposed legal changes that would allow extraditions to mainland China....
14:17, 2019-06-12

Fears Hong Kong protests could turn violent amid calls to 'escalate action' Protesters have given authorities until Thursday afternoon to answer demands to retract extradition billHong Kong is bracing for fresh rallies on Friday, which many fear could turn violent, as protesters gave city authorities until Thursday to meet their demands on the retraction of the city’s contr...
17:34, 2019-06-19

'Violent' tornado strikes Jefferson City, Missouri, as storms kill 3 and cause extensive damage statewide A "violent tornado" tore through Missouri's capital city late Wednesday under the cover of darkness, causing extensive damage as severe weather across the state is blamed for three deaths and trapping dozens of people inside their homes....
14:34, 2019-05-23

Beijing supports Hong Kong move to delay extradition bill, condemns violent acts The central government in Beijing has expressed its support, respect and understanding for Hong Kong's decision to suspend an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China to face trial, China's official Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday....
12:34, 2019-06-15

10 years after abortion doctor George Tiller's murder, advocates fear violent rhetoric At abortion clinics, there has been an escalation in vandalism, trespassing, hate mail/harassing phone calls, Internet harassment, picketing, and obstruction.        ...
23:00, 2019-05-31

Iraq needs support to ‘leave violent past behind’, says UN envoy as Security Council extends UN mission for one year Iraq’s democratic transition – weighed down by political infighting, weak institutions, corruption, and the constant threat of ISIL – needs more international support, “lots of time and lots of hard work,” the top United Nations official in the country said on Tuesday.  ...
01:51, 2019-05-22

National Weather Service: A ‘violent tornado’ has touched down in Missouri causing possible fatalities, heavy damage JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — National Weather Service: A ‘violent tornado’ has touched down in Missouri causing possible fatalities, heavy damage. The post National Weather Service: A ‘violent tornado’ has touched down in Missouri causing possible fatalities, heavy damage appea...
12:34, 2019-05-23

Engaging world’s youth vital to preventing violent extremism, building sustainable peace, UN official tells Baku Forum The spotlight for the second and final day of the 5th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue in Baku, Azerbaijan, shined brightly on youth, with a lively discussion on the vital role young people play in countering and preventing violent extremism....
17:51, 2019-05-21

'Violent predator' behind two rapes seven years apart facing life in jail A married businessman is facing life in prison after being exposed as a "violent predator" who carried out night-time rapes on two lone women more than seven years apart....
12:51, 2019-06-03

Tiffany Haddish chokes up detailing emotional, 'very violent' struggles with her mom Comedian Tiffany Haddish got emotional when she opened up about her childhood relationship with her mother in a conversation with David Letterman.        ...
22:00, 2019-05-29

'Violent tornado' in central Missouri A "violent tornado" touched down in Jefferson City, Missouri, causing heavy damage Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service. Jefferson City Police Lt. David Williams said there have been multiple calls from people trapped in homes. (May 23)        ...
12:17, 2019-05-23

'Violent tornado' tears through Jefferson City, Mo.: 'It’s a chaotic situation right now' A violent tornado ripped through Jefferson City, Missouri, late Wednesday, leaving many trapped and others injured. More storms are forecast Thursday.        ...
12:17, 2019-05-23

US officials believe threat from Iran not over The US doesn’t believe the threat from Iran is over after two oil tankers came under suspected attack on Thursday, officials said. Senior officials said the US has photographed an unexploded mine on the side of one of the tankers near the Strait of Hormuz and believes Iran is responsible. The ...
01:17, 2019-06-14

Two Top Treasury Officials Promoted to New Posts President Trump intends to promote the Treasury Department’s top lawyer, Brent McIntosh, to the position of its top financial diplomat, the White House said Monday....
23:51, 2019-05-21

Top U.S., Chinese Officials Break the Ice on Trade China and the U.S. held their first high-level meeting on trade since negotiations fell apart a month ago, with U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin saying he had a candid exchange with China’s central bank governor....
11:17, 2019-06-09

Officials: US to send about 1,000 more troops to Poland U.S. officials say the Pentagon expects to send about 1,000 additional troops and a squadron of Reaper drones to Poland to beef up the nation's ability to defend itself amid worries about Russian military activity....
06:51, 2019-06-12

US and EU officials disagree about countering China European allies need to stop underestimating China when considering sensitive economic partnerships, a U.S. official warned Thursday in a display of disagreement with Europe over how to counter the communist power....
22:34, 2019-06-06

"If Officials Don't Respect, Hit Them With Shoes": UP BJP Legislator A BJP legislator advised party workers to hit government officials with shoes if they don't accord respect. He also issued a threat to officials who, he said, were inclined to the Samajwadi Party and......
22:34, 2019-06-06

Former Algerian officials questioned over corruption: TV Two former powerful Algerian officials and a prominent businessmen were questioned in courts on Sunday, state TV said, over accusations of corruption in the ruling elite under ex-president Abdelaziz Bouteflika....
19:34, 2019-06-16

No More ''VIP Stay'' At Corbett Tiger Reserve: Officials Corbett Tiger Reserve authorities have decided that it will not entertain references from VIPs requesting stay and safari facilities among others either for themselves or for their relatives and......
15:51, 2019-06-18

U.S. ends diplomatic tax exemption for Pakistani officials The United States has removed diplomatic tax exemption for Pakistani officials -- a move related to pending issues connected with U.S. diplomats who work at a mission in the Middle Eastern nation....
03:51, 2019-06-01

How African officials are trying to keep Ebola from spreading across continent The current outbreak in eastern Congo has become the second worst, after the West Africa outbreak of 2013-2016 in which more than 11,000 people died. Despite new anti-Ebola vaccines, the current outbreak has been difficult to control. Eastern Congo is one of the world’s most turbulent regions ...
17:34, 2019-06-18

Officials are working to help this alligator with a knife in its head, thank god If a picture is worth 1,000 words, this one raises just as many questions. Last week, Texan Erin Weaver spotted a gator in Pumpkin Lake, in the town of Sugar Land, Texas, swimming along just fine except for one thing: There was a knife sticking out of its head....
21:17, 2019-06-17

Hurricane officials warn to start planning now Officials at the National Hurricane Center are urging people to ‘prepare now’ for this year’s hurricane season. (May 31)        ...
23:17, 2019-05-31

Asylum seekers say U.S. officials returned them to Mexico but kept their IDs Virginia, an 18-year-old from Guatemala who is seeking asylum in the United States, had just one form of identification on her long journey north: her birth certificate....
00:17, 2019-06-01

UPDATE 3-Former Algerian officials questioned over corruption - TV Two former powerful Algerian officials and a prominent businessmen were questioned in courts on Sunday, state TV said, over accusations of corruption in the ruling elite under ex-president Abdelaziz Bouteflika....
20:34, 2019-06-16

US officials to put off oil leases near sacred tribal land ALBUQUERQUE, NM — US Interior Secretary David Bernhardt has agreed to put off oil and gas leasing for a year on land that Native Americans consider sacred surrounding Chaco Culture National Historical Park in northwestern New Mexico. The decision comes after Bernhardt visited the site Tuesday and me...
22:51, 2019-05-30

2 US drones targeted before tanker attack, officials say _____ U.S. officials say two American drones were targeted by Iranian-backed forces before the attack on two tankers earlier this week in the Gulf of Oman. NBC’s Courtney Kube reports for TODAY....
01:34, 2019-06-16

Nicaragua officials release more prisoners after crackdown Principal leaders of protests against President Daniel Ortega's government and two prominent journalists were freed from prison Tuesday ahead of a June 18 deadline to release the last of hundreds of people the opposition considers political prisoners....
01:00, 2019-06-12

Iran to ask Japan's Abe to mediate over U.S. oil sanctions: officials Iran will ask Japan to mediate between Tehran and Washington to ease oil sanctions imposed by the United States, Iranian officials said on Wednesday, as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived in the country for a two-day visit....
15:01, 2019-06-12

Yemeni officials say top diplomat resigned over UN deal SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni officials say the country’s foreign minister has submitted his resignation to President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi due to differences over a U.N.-brokered peace deal. The officials said on Monday that Khaled al-Yamani’s resignation came after other government figu...
21:34, 2019-06-10

Officials: Connecticut will be 1st to amass prosecutor data HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut officials say the state will be the first in the nation to collect statewide data on prosecutors, in an effort to increase transparency and accountability. The state Senate and House of Representatives within the past week both unanimously approved legislation requ...
14:00, 2019-06-06

Ex-FBI officials warn that Russia will continue to try to meddle Two former FBI officials warned Congress on Wednesday that Russia meddled in U.S. elections before 2016 and will continue to try in future elections....
02:00, 2019-06-13

Mexico officials intercept about 1,000 migrants on highway Hundreds more Central American migrants have crossed into Mexico from Guatemala, and a group of about 1,000 has started walking en mass to the north....
21:17, 2019-06-05

Mexico officials prepare to intercept about 1,000 migrants Hundreds more Central American migrants have crossed into Mexico from Guatemala, and a group of about 1,000 has started walking en mass to the north....
20:34, 2019-06-05

Officials say Arkansas underground dump fire has gone out BELLA VISTA, Ark. (AP) — Officials say a northwestern Arkansas underground dump fire that’s been burning for nearly a year has been extinguished. Bella Vista’s Property Owner’s Association said on its website Tuesday that no fire, smoke or elevated surface temperature readings coul...
17:51, 2019-06-05

New president of El Salvador fires officials via Twitter SAN SALVADOR – As Nayib Bukele waged an underdog bid for the presidency of El Salvador, savvy use of social media helped propel his rise. Now, in his first week in office, some officials in the Central American country are reeling from the power of the presidential tweet. The 37-year-old forme...
00:51, 2019-06-08

At least 60 ice seals reported dead in Alaska, officials say The discovery of at least 60 dead ice seals that have been found along Alaska's west coast in recent months is baffling federal biologists, who said the deaths have been reported in "unusually large numbers."...
22:34, 2019-06-13

NHL officials aren’t even trying to enforce rule standards There is no excuse for the NHL’s dereliction of duty in overseeing and supervising the playoffs. The parade of scandalous errors made by on-ice officials has tainted the tournament. And the absence of accountability emanating from both Sixth Avenue in Manhattan, USA, and Bay Street in Raptorsville, ...
02:51, 2019-06-09

Climbers missing in Himalayas unlikely to be found, officials say Group of eight including four Britons, two Americans, an Australian and an Indian climber were attempting to climb Nanda Devi mountainEight climbers missing after avalanches in the Himalayas have not been found during initial airborne searches, and hopes that they will be discovered are slim.Two Ind...
04:01, 2019-06-03

Jail: Torsteinson Picked Up By Immigration Officials ESTILL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Three Forks Jail has confirmed with LEX 18 that a man accused of sending inappropriate messages to minors in Estill County was picked up by immigration officials. Torstein Torsteinson, 35, was picked up by immigration officials around 9 a.m. Monday. Police say Tors...
05:17, 2019-06-11

US officials: Plan may send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast U.S. officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats....
02:34, 2019-05-23

Dam at Brazil Mine Could Burst Soon, Officials Warn Months after a nearby dam breach at a mining site killed more than 240 people, prosecutors say another similar disaster could occur as soon as Sunday....
15:51, 2019-05-21

2 African lions die at California zoos, officials say Two African lions known for delighting visitors with their booming roars have died from age-related health problems at zoos in California this week, officials said....
18:51, 2019-05-23

Man Who Set Himself On Fire Near White House Has Died: US Officials A man who set himself on fire near the White House has died of his injuries, the US Park Police said on Thursday. The man set himself on fire on the Ellipse, an area popular with tourists between the......
14:00, 2019-05-30

Trade uncertainties big downside risk, Fed officials say Uncertainty over U.S.-China trade, including how long recently increased tariffs will stay in place and if and how trade tensions will get resolved, is holding businesses back from investments and could slow growth if continued, four Federal Reserve policymakers said on Thursday....
00:51, 2019-05-24

Fed officials say trade tensions could threaten growth The recent ratcheting up of U.S.-China trade tensions is creating uncertainties for businesses and could threaten economic growth, four Federal Reserve policymakers said on Thursday....
00:51, 2019-05-24

Dem wants Trump officials jailed for not turning over tax returns Democratic Rep. Lloyd Doggett said Tuesday that IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin should be jailed or fined for stonewalling congressional subpoenas for President Trump’s tax returns....
15:34, 2019-05-22

Officials, suspect exchange gunfire outside Texas courthouse DALLAS (AP) — Police say a person has been shot after exchanging gunfire with federal officers outside a federal courthouse in downtown Dallas. Police say the suspect in the shooting Monday morning outside the Earle Cabell Federal Building has been taken to a hospital and that no one else was injure...
17:34, 2019-06-17

'El Chapo' lawyer dismisses U.S. officials' escape fears A lawyer for Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman rejected prosecutors' claims that the Mexican drug lord may try to escape from the Manhattan jail where he awaits sentencing, and said he should be afforded regular exercise on the building's roof....
20:17, 2019-06-03

Officials: 8 killed in head-on crash on Mississippi highway SCOOBA, Miss. (AP) — Authorities say eight people were killed when a box truck and a passenger van collided in a head-on crash on a rural highway. Mississippi Highway Patrol Sgt. Andy West said the patrol received a call just before 3:30 a.m. Monday about the wreck on Mississippi Highway 16 east of ...
19:34, 2019-06-03

U.S. Officials Say Iran Has Removed Missile Threat From Some Boats Missiles have been unloaded from at least two small boats in Iranian waters, a move that American officials said could help defuse a brewing confrontation....
18:34, 2019-05-21

Carlos Ghosn Accuses Nissan Officials of Mismanagement In a video recorded before his most recent arrest, the former auto chief said executives responsible for the company’s slide had plotted against him....
19:00, 2019-05-21

U.S. health officials report 41 new cases of measles last week The United States recorded 41 new measles cases last week, bringing the year's total number of cases to 981 in the worst outbreak of the disease since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday....
18:51, 2019-06-03

U.S. Officials Say Military Moves to Deter Iran Are Working Lawmakers are divided ahead of intelligence briefings on Capitol Hill focused on rising tensions with Iran and America’s deployments to the Middle East....
21:34, 2019-05-21

Iranian officials reject Trump's call for talks Iranian officials rejected President Donald Trump's suggestion that the two nations talk, saying that the United States must change its rhetoric and behavior toward the Islamic republic....
19:51, 2019-05-28

Boeing reportedly left engineers, officials unaware of 737 Max changes Boeing's overestimation of the 737 Max's safety may have been prompted in part by a simple but dangerous problem: many of the people involved weren't aware of the changes. The New York Times has claimed that some engineers, testers and regulators we......
23:51, 2019-06-02

The Latest: G-20 finance officials: Trade risks intensifying FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on a meeting of financial leaders of the Group of 20 major economies (all times local): 6 p.m. Finance ministers and central bank chiefs of the Group of 20 major economies have wrapped up a meeting in Japan with a pledge to use all the policies they can to protect gl...
19:17, 2019-06-09

US, Mexico officials to begin talks over tariffs, border Trump claims Mexico has taken advantage of the United States for decades but that the abuse will end when he slaps tariffs on Mexican imports.        ...
13:17, 2019-06-03

9-year-old girl set herself on fire while playing with lighter: officials A 9-year-old Florida girl accidentally set herself on fire while playing with a lighter and a bottle of rubbing alcohol, authorities said. The Fort Lauderdale girl had second-degree burns on her arms and legs, and covering roughly 30 percent of her body after flames engulfed her Thursday evening aro...
20:51, 2019-06-14

Illegal fireworks likely cause of Cape Cod brush fire, officials say The use of illegal fireworks likely led to a trio of Memorial Day Weekend brush fires on Cape Cod that damaged about five acres — and nearly spread to nearby houses, officials said....
18:51, 2019-05-28

Fiat and Renault Try to Reassure French Officials and Nissan With Renault’s board set to meet Tuesday to discuss a merger, France’s finance minister wants the government to have a seat on any new board, and Nissan spoke of a “fundamental review” of its current alliance....
04:34, 2019-06-04

Officials mull demolishing then rebuilding Columbine High DENVER (AP) — Authorities in a Colorado community are gauging support for demolishing Columbine High School and rebuilding it nearby. In a letter Thursday, Jefferson County Schools Superintendent Jason Glass says the school building has remained “a source of inspiration” for people with ...
02:34, 2019-06-07

Afghan officials: 10 wounded in Kabul minibus bombing KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say 10 people were wounded when a sticky bomb attached to a minibus carrying government workers detonated in the capital of Kabul. Police spokesman Ferdus Faramarz says one of the wounded is in critical condition. Arab Haidari, from the religious affairs mi...
09:51, 2019-05-27

GOP officials rehash old fight against Volkswagen union vote NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Top Tennessee Republicans are predicting economic harm if workers at Volkswagen’s car assembly plant in Chattanooga vote to unionize. With 1,700 workers scheduled to vote June 12-14, U.S. Sen. Marsha Blackburn and Gov. Bill Lee are following their predecessors’ bl...
10:17, 2019-06-07

Colorado Officials Consider Tearing Down Site Of Columbine Massacre Public education officials in Colorado are considering a plan to tear down and rebuild Columbine High School, saying the site remains a "source of inspiration" for potential gun violence 20 years......
15:01, 2019-06-07

Indonesia police allege plot to kill top officials Indonesian police say four senior officials, including two Cabinet ministers and the national spy chief, were targeted for assassination as part of a plot possibly linked to last week's post-election riots....
11:34, 2019-05-28

Prema: Officials must learn from Monaco F2 red flag mistake Prema Racing Formula 2 boss Rene Rosin says officials must learn from the mistake to place more than half the field a lap down in the Monaco feature race...
16:17, 2019-05-28

Egypt officials say police kill 8 militants in Sinai CAIRO, Egypt (AP) — Egypt says its security forces have killed eight militants in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula, two days after a deadly attack killed several police. The Interior Ministry issued a statement Friday saying it had received information about insurgents hiding in an olive farm so...
18:00, 2019-06-07

Officials clear fireworks after blast that hurt firefighters ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Authorities are cleaning up the remaining fireworks at a New Mexico storage area where an explosion earlier this week critically injured two firefighters who were moving the material for an upcoming show. The city of Roswell said Friday that the decommissioning process would res...
20:17, 2019-06-07

Afghan officials say heavy flooding kills 24 people The Afghan government says at least 24 people have been killed and 11 others injured in the past month as a new wave of heavy rains and flooding has swept parts of the country...
09:51, 2019-05-25

Olympic officials reassure sports federations about cuts An Olympic official has made a guarantee that should please the heads of world sports federations that are concerned that Tokyo Games organizers might be cutting things they see as "decoration" but federations view as "essential"        ...
15:17, 2019-05-23

Libyan officials say Hifter's forces fighting IS in south Libyan officials say forces loyal to military commander Khalifa Hifter are pursuing Islamic State militants in the country's south, killing more than a dozen militants over the past three days....
13:51, 2019-06-16

Libyan officials say Hifter’s forces fighting IS in south CAIRO (AP) — Libyan officials say forces loyal to military commander Khalifa Hifter are pursuing Islamic State militants in the country’s south, killing more than a dozen militants over the past three days. The officials said Sunday that the self-styled Libyan National Army began its attack on...
15:17, 2019-06-16

Fed officials see past misses as trouble for any new inflation approach The Federal Reserve is discussing whether a better way to get the U.S. economy to hit the central bank's inflation target is to tolerate much higher price increases in some years to counter the weaker ones....
04:00, 2019-05-22

Possible Security Threat To Jammu And Kashmir BJP Leaders, Say Officials An intelligence input has been passed on to the Jammu and Kashmir police about a possible threat to some BJP leaders including its president Ravinder Raina, officials said Saturday....
20:51, 2019-06-08

U.S. officials seek to tamp down Trump rhetoric on Iran U.S. officials who briefed Congress about Iran on Tuesday sought to convince lawmakers that President Donald Trump's administration wants to deter Tehran's aggression, not attack the Islamic republic, members of Congress said....
02:17, 2019-05-22

Dallas Crane Collapse Kills 1 and Injures 6, Officials Say The crane toppled amid severe winds and sliced into an apartment complex in downtown Dallas on Sunday. One person was killed and six others were injured....
04:17, 2019-06-10

Officials: No South Bend shooting body cam video St. Joseph County, Indiana Prosecutor Ken Cotter says there is no body cam video of the fatal shooting of a black man by a white police officer in South Bend, the city where Democratic Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is mayor. (June 18)        ...
12:17, 2019-06-18

Genetic self-experimenting “biohacker” under investigation by health officials Enlarge / Zayner is best known for injecting himself with CRISPR. (credit: Andrew Matthews / Getty Images) Prominent genetic "biohacker" Josiah Zayner is under investigation by California state officials for practicing medicine without a license. Zayner has a background in biophysics and runs a co...
16:17, 2019-05-21

Nirmala Sitharaman Discusses Budget Proposals With Top Officials Nirmala Sitharaman will present the first budget of the Modi 2.0 government on July 5 against the backdrop of India's economy hitting a five-year low growth of 6.8 per cent in 2018-19...
17:17, 2019-06-19

Officials Search For Suspect After Chase Ends In Crash LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Authorities are searching for a man who escaped following a chase. It happened around 1 a.m. Wednesday on Highway 30. Officials say the chase ended when the vehicle they were pursuing wrecked in the Mill Creek area of Jackson County. They are currently searching fo...
11:51, 2019-05-29

College football officials facing greater scrutiny College football officials are facing more scrutiny and criticism than ever. Longtime official Tom Quick says the job is not for everybody, but he doesn’t believe the pressure is driving officials away from the game. (April 19)       ...
22:00, 2019-06-12

FBI and Dominican Republic Officials Investigate Tourist Deaths The Federal Bureau of Investigation is working with authorities in the Dominican Republic to investigate the recent deaths of several Americans at resorts in the Caribbean tourist destination....
03:17, 2019-06-19

Dallas officials apologize for stopping graduation speech DALLAS (AP) — Dallas school officials have apologized after a high school valedictorian had her graduation speech interrupted by her principal when she read the names of shooting victims Trayvon Martin and Tamir Rice. The Dallas Independent School District said in a statement Tuesday that the decisi...
17:17, 2019-06-12

China accuses U.S. officials of misleading public on trade war China on Friday accused U.S. officials of lying to the public about their trade war, as rising tensions between the world's two largest economies kept financial markets in a state of unease....
21:51, 2019-05-24

Byron York: Obama-era intelligence officials fretting because 'we don't know what they did' Why are Obama-era intelligence officials so concerned with President's Trump's call to declassify information regarding the origins of the Russia probe? "Because we don't know exactly what they did," Washington Examiner chief political correspondent Byron York said Friday on "The Story with Martha M...
03:34, 2019-05-25

2 Canadian women rescued from kidnappers in Ghana, officials say The two women were rescued early Wednesday in the south-central Ashanti region, Ghanaian government officials said. They did not provide any additional details....
15:51, 2019-06-12

Honduras: Former officials accused of laundering drug money Former President Porfirio Lobo's administration is being investigated for laundering drug money. The OAS anti-corruption mission (MACCIH) has filed injunctions against 12 people....
10:17, 2019-05-25

Clarke, Paull become first female officials to work CFL game CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Emily Clarke and Georgina Paull became the first female officials to work a Canadian Football League game Friday night Clarke served as a side judge and Paull as a line judge in the Calgary Stampeders’ exhibition game against the Saskatchewan Roughriders. The 30-year-ol...
04:34, 2019-06-01

Officials rescue 136 dogs from pro-Trump organizer’s home More than 100 dogs were rescued this week from a fetid, poop-filled multi-million-dollar home within a California gated community — owned by a lawyer and a local organizer for President Trump, according to new reports. Orange County cops were tipped off about a possible animal cruelty conditio...
14:34, 2019-05-31

| WATCH: 21 killed in Mexico road accident - officials A semi-truck and a bus carrying passengers back from a pilgrimage to a Catholic shrine crashed and burst into flames in eastern Mexico, killing at least 21 people, officials say....
20:34, 2019-05-30

| Officials count on 'tough but true ' US Open test Pre-tournament nerves aren't limited to the players as the US Open Golf Championship returns to Pebble Beach with the US Golf Association under scrutiny....
12:17, 2019-06-13

Afghan officials: 3 bomb blasts in capital, 1 killed KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say there have been three explosions in the capital, Kabul, including a sticky bomb attached to a bus carrying university students that killed at least one person. Ferdus Faramarz, spokesman for the Kabul police chief, has confirmed that two other blasts we...
08:51, 2019-06-02

1,000 Tribunals To Be Set Up In Assam For Citizen List Appeals: Officials The Centre will help the Assam government in setting up 1,000 foreigners tribunals by July 31 when the final list of National Register of Citizens (NRC) will be published, officials said Sunday....
12:34, 2019-06-02

Former Obama officials reveal they are still talking with the Iranian government With tensions between the United States and Iran still high, three officials who worked in Barack Obama's administration admit they have been talking with Iranian government officials in an effort to avert a war....
09:17, 2019-06-01

The Latest: Officials say 2nd Arkansas levee wasn’t breached PETERSBURG, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the United States (all times local): 12:10 a.m. The National Weather Service in Arkansas says a levee near the Arkansas capital city wasn’t breached, and a flash flood warning for the county has been canceled. A statement released just before mi...
08:00, 2019-06-01

Syria officials: Power station bombed by insurgents repaired DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian government officials say a power station close to the rebels’ last stronghold in the country’s northwest has been repaired after insurgents bombed the facility the night before, kicking it off line. Electricity Minister Mohammad Zuhair Kharboutly said on Thu...
12:34, 2019-05-23

Officials: 5-year-old shoots toddler in head, uncle charged GRAY, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a 5-year-old shot a 2-year-old sibling at a Georgia home while playing with a gun and now the children’s uncle has been charged. News outlets report the children found the gun in the home Wednesday and were playing with it when it discharged. The Jones County S...
04:01, 2019-06-14

House gives committees green light to sue Trump administration officials WASHINGTON – The House passed a resolution Tuesday that gave congressional committees the green light to take Trump administration officials to court. The measure passed 229 to 191. The resolution specifically mentioned Attorney General William Barr and former White House Counsel Don McGahn, w...
03:00, 2019-06-12

At least 20 students killed in tutoring center fire in India: officials At least 20 people were killed on Friday and several others were injured in a fire that broke out in a tutoring center in the western Indian city of Surat, according to officials in India. ...
04:34, 2019-05-25

Colorado school officials consider razing site of Columbine massacre Public education officials in Colorado are considering a plan to tear down and rebuild Columbine High School, saying the site remains a "source of inspiration" for potential gun violence 20 years after a mass shooting there left 15 people dead....
05:51, 2019-06-07

Northern Virginia health officials warn of possible measles exposures Northern Virginia health departments are working to identify people who may have come in contact with someone infected with measles in one of three separate locations from June 2 to June 4....
19:00, 2019-06-06

Rajnath Singh Reviews Defence Acquisition Issues With Top Officials Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday reviewed defence acquisition issues with top officials of the ministry and directed them to seek indigenous solutions to meet the forces' requirements to the......
22:34, 2019-06-06

Maryland officials: Inmate killed in prison-yard altercation CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) — Authorities say a Maryland inmate is dead after violence involving a cluster of criminals on a prison exercise yard. Maryland State Police said Sunday that 33-year-old inmate Herbert Mayes was dead where he fell inside the Western Correctional Institution in Cumberland. Homici...
20:17, 2019-06-09

Pentagon plan could send up to 10,000 troops to the Middle East: U.S. officials U.S. officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East to beef up defences against potential Iranian threats....
02:34, 2019-05-23

Egypt, Jordan, Morocco to attend U.S.-led Palestinian conference: officials Egypt, Jordan and Morocco have informed the Trump administration they will attend a U.S.-led conference in Bahrain this month on proposals for boosting the Palestinian economy as part of a coming U.S. peace plan, U.S. officials said on Tuesday....
04:34, 2019-06-12

Trade war, tariffs pose risks to U.S. and global growth: IMF, Fed officials Officials of the U.S. Federal Reserve and International Monetary Fund warned separately on Thursday that global trade tensions and rising tariffs posed an increasing risk to decades of U.S. expansion, as well as to the global economy....
02:00, 2019-06-07

Trump Pressures Mexico as Officials Meet Again for Border Talks President Trump said that progress was being made in border-security talks between Mexican and U.S. officials, but said the country must “step up to the plate” if it wants to head off tariffs planned for next week....
22:17, 2019-06-06

Officials: Taliban attacks kill ten Afghan troops, four police KABUL, Afghanistan — A roadside bombing claimed by the Taliban killed 10 Afghan soldiers in the country’s west while insurgent attacks on security checkpoints in northern Afghanistan killed four policemen, local officials said Monday. The soldiers were driving back to base after picking up the...
13:34, 2019-05-27

Kim Jong Un executed officials after failed February summit with US: report North Korean leader Kim Jong Un carried out a deadly purge following a failed February summit with President Trump in Vietnam, executing five people, including the country’s special envoy to the United States, Kim Hyok Chol, a report said Thursday. “Kim Hyok Chol was investigated and executed at Mir...
06:51, 2019-05-31

Officials: Missing Nicholas County Canoer Found Dead NICHOLAS COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The search for a missing Nicholas County canoer is over after his body was found Thursday afternoon. According to officials, 62-year-old James Jolly had been camping near the Licking River since Friday and went missing on Monday. Jolly was originally with friends...
15:51, 2019-06-07

Egypt officials say roadside bomb wounds 6 police in Sinai Egyptian security officials are saying that six policemen were wounded by a roadside bomb targeting a police patrol vehicle in the restive northern Sinai province....
13:17, 2019-06-13

Wolff: Wrong to pressure officials over Vettel penalty in Canadian GP Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff believes it is wrong to put pressure on Formula 1's officials for the controversial decision to penalise Sebastian Vettel in the Canadian Grand Prix...
12:51, 2019-06-10

Helicopter crash in New York leaves at least one person dead, officials say Fire department says one person reported killed in crashPolice say incident was ‘hard landing on the roof’ of high-riseA helicopter crashed on the roof of a skyscraper in midtown Manhattan early on Monday afternoon. One person, reportedly the pilot, was killed.In a tweet around 2pm on a day of rain ...
22:00, 2019-06-10

50 Children Have Been Rescued After Officials Busted a Multinational Paedophile Ring Nine people were arrested in Thailand, Australia and the U.S. and 50 children were rescued following an Interpol investigation into an international paedophile ring. The investigation, which began two years ago and is called Operation Blackwrist, targeted a “dark web” site that had more ...
09:17, 2019-05-24

Graham says intel officials concerned about exposure of 2016 misbehavior Amid investigations into potential misbehavior by intelligence officials during the 2016 presidential campaign, Sen. Lindsey Graham said Sunday, “It doesn't surprise me that the people we are looking at, they don't want transparency.”...
22:00, 2019-05-26

Arizona man admits burying mom in yard to keep collecting her checks, officials say Daniel Shannon, 66, is facing multiple charges after authorities found his mother's body buried on his property.        ...
22:51, 2019-05-23

Yemeni officials say UAE-backed force storms mosque, kills 5 Yemeni security officials say gunmen from a security force backed by the UAE have stormed a mosque in the southern Dhale province, killing at least five people...
22:00, 2019-06-08

Health Officials Reportedly Threatened Air Travel Ban for Individuals With Measles Eight individuals thought to be infected with measles reportedly canceled their air travel plans after they learned they could be placed under a health-related travel ban.Read more......
21:34, 2019-05-25

16-year-old Pikangikum First Nation evacuee killed in car crash: officials The chief of Pikangikum First Nation says the teen girl was one of more than 2,000 community members forced from their homes by a nearby forest fire....
23:51, 2019-06-12

Iran agrees to hand over detained US resident to Lebanon, officials say Iran has agreed to hand over a U.S. permanent resident imprisoned for years in Tehran to Lebanese officials, an Iranian judiciary official said Tuesday, providing the first official confirmation that Nizar Zakka would be sent back to his native Lebanon....
14:17, 2019-06-11

Nirmala Sitharaman To Meet Agriculture Ministry Officials On Tuesday Under the scheme, interest subvention is provided to NABARD, regional rural banks, cooperative banks, public sector banks and scheduled private sector banks for providing short-term credit to farmers......
15:51, 2019-06-11

California deputy shot while getting food at Jack in the Box has died, officials say Southern California sheriff’s deputy Joseph Gilbert Solano, who was shot and critically wounded on Monday while getting food at a fast-food restaurant, has died, officials announced....
12:51, 2019-06-13

Officials: Major powers discuss Venezuelan crisis in Sweden Sweden is hosting talks between major powers with stakes in dealing with Venezuela’s political turmoil, the latest effort to jumpstart flagging attempts to find a peaceful solution to the country’s deepening crisis...
21:34, 2019-06-13

North Carolina officials cast spotlight on ‘zombie snakes’ Parks officials in North Carolina are alerting the public about a “zombie snake,” a mild-mannered critter indigenous to the state that often plays dead to defend itself from predators. The Eastern Hognose snake — usually brown or gray with dark brown blotches — is known for lying on its ...
21:17, 2019-06-11

Vladimir Putin Fires Two Police Officials Over Journalist's Arrest Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday fired two police generals involved in a discredited criminal case against a journalist, an episode that sparked a mass protest in Moscow the previous day,......
23:51, 2019-06-13

Iran won’t talk missiles, only nuke deal as officials visit TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Foreign Ministry says nothing else but the country’s landmark 2015 nuclear deal with world powers will be discussed during high-stakes diplomacy meetings in Tehran this week. Iranian state television quotes spokesman, Abbas Mousavi, as saying that visiting R...
12:51, 2019-06-10

Border War: Los Angeles officials clash with burbs over homeless 'dumping' Los Angeles city councilmembers claim that L.A.’s neighbors are not just shirking their responsibility in tackling the region’s homeless crisis, but are actively pushing the homeless into L.A.’s city limits....
19:00, 2019-06-14

Air Force dogfight exercise accidentally formed 'sky penis,' officials say Six pilots flying F-35 Joint Strike Fighters were engaged in a training exercise on Tuesday when they accidentally created contrails resembling male genitalia, officials said....
23:17, 2019-05-30

Indian officials see little chance of finding missing climbers alive Two Indian air force helicopters and a rescue team scoured the Himalayan region around the Nanda Devi mountain for eight missing climbers without success on Sunday and survivors are unlikely to be found, two government officials said....
10:51, 2019-06-02

U.S.'s Hook to meet European officials on Iran in Paris next week U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook plans to travel to Paris next week for talks about Iran with senior British, French and German officials, a senior European diplomat and another source familiar with the matter said on Tuesday....
01:17, 2019-06-19

New U.S. Diabetes Cases Are Declining as Obesity Rates Climb. Officials Don’t Know Why NEW YORK (AP) — The number of new diabetes cases among U.S. adults keeps falling, even as obesity rates climb, and health officials aren’t sure why. New federal data released Tuesday found the number of new diabetes diagnoses fell to about 1.3 million in 2017, down from 1.7 million in 20...
09:00, 2019-05-29

Probe Agency Bars Officials At Its Headquarters From Talking To Media The Enforcement Directorate has issued an order that virtually gags its officials posted at its headquarters in New Delhi from interacting with journalists and said non-adherence to the new directive......
20:34, 2019-05-21

Guests At Indian Envoy's Iftar Party "Turned Away" By Pak Officials Guests invited to an Iftar party hosted by the Indian High Commission in Islamabad were intimidated and "aggressively" turned away from the venue by Pakistani officials on Saturday evening, a top......
08:17, 2019-06-02

Michigan Officials Say a Struggling School Should Close. Residents See Racism. People in Benton Harbor, Mich., say they know their schools are ailing, but they see racial bias in a state plan to shut down the city’s main high school....
01:17, 2019-06-17

Officials: Arkansas remains are those of missing girl Maleah Davis Texas authorities said Monday human remains found in Arkansas last week belong to four-year-old Maleah Davis, a girl who'd been missing for nearly a month....
21:34, 2019-06-03

Egyptian officials: Militant attack kills 10 police in Sinai Egyptian security officials say Islamic militants attacked a checkpoint in the restive northern part of the Sinai Peninsula, killing at least 10 policemen....
08:00, 2019-06-05

Top Obama officials aid Chinese firm targeted by Trump order Two former top Obama administration officials are working on behalf of Huawei, even as the Chinese telecom giant faces a Trump administration that increasingly sees it as a threat to national security....
17:51, 2019-05-21

Lawsuit targets Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, officials for meeting in Israel Advocates and news media are suing Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis over a trip to Israel this week, where he met with state cabinet officials for an "information gathering" session Wednesday....
21:51, 2019-05-29

Two dead in second floatplane crash this month involving Taquan Air, officials say Alaska floatplane operator Taquan Air suffered its second deadly crash in a span of eight days when an aircraft with two people aboard reportedly plunged into Metlakatla Harbor late Monday afternoon....
17:00, 2019-05-21

Taj Mahal officials will start charging visitors who stay too long You don’t have to go home, but you can’t stay here. Not without paying extra, at least. Officials at the Taj Mahal have recently implemented a three-hour time limit for visitors wishing to see the world-renowned site — and those who overstay their welcome had better be ready to fork over some extra ...
21:51, 2019-06-19

People Ignored Rules To Take Selfies With Bear. Officials Shot Him Dead The young black bear was starting to grow comfortable around his new human friends. The 100-pound male, believed to be around 2 or 3 years old, knew he could often find trail mix, sunflower seeds and......
19:17, 2019-06-19

U.N. investigator calls for probing Saudi officials in Khashoggi killing The U.N. inquiry into Jamal Khashoggi's death said high-level Saudi officials, including Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, likely knew a criminal mission was being planned....
18:17, 2019-06-19

Alabama man says 'attack squirrel' not on meth, disputing officials' claim The wanted Alabama man who police alleged fed a pet rodent methamphetamine to keep it aggressive has spoken out while on the lam — and he says his pet squirrel is no druggie....
16:17, 2019-06-19

Israeli forces kill Palestinian trying to cross border: officials Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian teenager who was trying to climb a security fence and cross into Israel from the occupied West Bank on Friday, an Israeli official and Palestinian witnesses said....
18:17, 2019-05-31

Blast near Afghan military training center kills at least six: officials A suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance to a military training center in the Afghan capital on Thursday, killing at least six people and wounding six, police and security officials said....
13:17, 2019-05-30

Brazil officials say 11 dead in ‘massacre' at Belém bar The G1 news website says police reported that seven gunmen opened fire on a bar. G1 says police also report one wounded in the attack.        ...
15:34, 2019-05-21

GOP report skewers Cummings over contempt push against Trump officials Republican lawmakers on the House Oversight Committee slammed the panel’s Democratic Chairman Elijah Cummings on Tuesday over his push to hold two prominent Trump Cabinet officials in contempt of Congress, accusing him of a double standard while calling the move “unnecessary” and designed to “advanc...
20:17, 2019-06-18

Baby dies after being left in hot van for hours at Florida daycare: officials The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office posted on Twitter that the 5-month-old girl was discovered Wednesday afternoon outside a Jacksonville daycare facility....
02:34, 2019-05-23

Officials probe Baltimore cyberattack, claim of leaked files BALTIMORE (AP) — The city of Baltimore and federal authorities are investigating whether documents posted online are connected to a ransomware attack that has hobbled the city’s computer network. A mayor’s office spokesman, Lester Davis, tells The Baltimore Sun that there’s current...
13:51, 2019-06-05

California’s wildfire season is starting and officials are bracing for the worst In anticipation, Cal Fire has identified 35 top-priority projects to thin vegetation in vulnerable communities Last November, the deadliest wildfire in California history killed 85 and burned the town of Paradise to the ground. Now California’s fire season is starting to heat up again – and official...
17:00, 2019-06-15

Obama-era officials who hated Trump were a 'corrupt cabal,' top GOP lawmaker says Top Obama-era officials who did not like then-candidate Donald Trump in 2016 were part of a "corrupt cabal" who feared the New York businessman becoming commander-in-chief, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Doug Collins, R-Ga., said Tuesday on "Hannity."...
05:34, 2019-05-22

Colorado lawyer dies while descending Mount Everest, officials say A Colorado patent lawyer died Monday while descending from the summit of Mount Everest, the second American in as many weeks to die during the peak climbing season on the world's highest mountain....
01:17, 2019-05-28

NATO faces big bill if it does not pick AWACS successor soon - officials NATO faces significant costs if it does not act soon to choose a successor for its ageing fleet of 14 Boeing E-3A Airborne Warning & Control System (AWACS) surveillance aircraft, often called the alliance's "eyes in the sky", senior officials said....
15:51, 2019-06-15

Western officials say new Ukrainian president poses threat to Putin A political newcomer whose anti-corruption pledges won him the presidency of Ukraine in a landslide could weaken Russian President Vladimir Putin, Western officials say....
10:17, 2019-06-06

U.S. Officials Work to Convince Divided Congress of Iran Threat American officials said Iran had threatened to target missiles at Saudi Arabia’s oil infrastructure to drive up oil prices and disrupt international trade....
17:34, 2019-05-22

Federal officials: 2019 wildfire season could be worse than last year As the Southwest is drying out, the threat for wildfires is ramping up and will continue to do so through July; however, if the monsoon season is weak as AccuWeather meteorologists expect, that threat could last into Aug...
18:00, 2019-06-15

NATO faces big bill if it does not pick AWACS successor soon: officials NATO faces significant costs if it does not act soon to choose a successor for its ageing fleet of 14 Boeing E-3A Airborne Warning & Control System (AWACS) surveillance aircraft, often called the alliance's "eyes in the sky", senior officials said....
18:01, 2019-06-15

American Family With Ties to ISIS Repatriated to U.S. From Syria, Officials Say Two American women and six children from families with suspected connections to the Islamic State were repatriated from Syria this week, Reuters reports. Kurdish-led authorities said the eight Americans were sent back to the U.S. Wednesday at Washington’s request. The Americans were among thou...
12:17, 2019-06-06

US officials: Arctic thawing poses national security concern WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior U.S. and military officials are warning Congress about the potential threat to national security from melting ice in the Arctic. Officials from the Office of National Intelligence and the Pentagon say climate change will open the Arctic to more ship traffic and commercial ac...
17:51, 2019-06-05

Mexican officials hope to avert U.S. tariffs in last-ditch talks Mexican officials will seek to persuade the White House in talks hosted by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday that their government has done enough to stem immigration and avoid looming tariffs....
16:34, 2019-06-05

Trump administration officials brief Congress, say goal is to deter Iran After a day of closed-door briefings on Capitol Hill, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said their objective over recent days has been to deter Iran....
05:17, 2019-05-22

Top Trump administration officials to brief Senate, House on Iran on Tuesday Top officials from President Donald Trump's administration will brief the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives about Iran on Tuesday afternoon, congressional aides said, after lawmakers clamored for more information about tension between the two countries....
20:00, 2019-05-21

Fed Minutes Show Officials in No Rush to Change Interest Rates Federal Reserve officials said they are committed to a “patient approach,” even if the economy strengthens, according to minutes of their last meeting....
23:51, 2019-05-22

Sahel crisis reaching unprecedented levels, warn top UN humanitarian officials Repeated and increasingly sophisticated armed attacks in the Sahel and food shortages linked to last year’s severe drought, have reached unprecedented levels, putting the future of a “whole generation” at stake, three top UN humanitarian officials said on Wednesday. ...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Pentagon to present plans to send 10,000 more troops to Middle East, officials say Plans aim to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats as tensions between the countries continue to simmerThe Pentagon on Thursday will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East, in a move to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats, US ...
07:00, 2019-05-23

Roadside Blast in Niger That Hit Americans Shows Growing Threat, Officials Say The explosives were buried roughly three feet underground and positioned at a key choke point on a road that led to a shooting range frequented by American troops....
03:51, 2019-06-15

Dominican Republic officials believe they have identified man who paid David Ortiz hitmen Dominican Republic authorities identified the man they believed paid hitmen to try and kill David Ortiz and that the mastermind was still at large and police were closing in on a motive behind the shooting....
05:00, 2019-06-19

Oregon wildlife officials kill bear because people kept taking selfies with him A black bear in Oregon was killed by wildlife officials who decided the furry animal could be a serious threat to parkgoers who kept taking selfies with him, authorities said. The young bear was shot and killed by biologists last week when they discovered him eating trail mix, sunflower seeds, and c...
05:00, 2019-06-19

Top secret: Trump's revamp of U.S. security clearances stumbling - officials, report At a time when the United States says China is aggressively spying on its government, a push by President Donald Trump to fix the system that determines who can and cannot be trusted with secrets is behind schedule and disorganized, according to U.S. officials and an internal agency report....
14:00, 2019-06-19

Dominican Republic Officials Identify Man Who Allegedly Paid For Hit On David Ortiz Prosecutors in the Dominican Republic identified several new suspects yesterday in the David Ortiz shooting case, including the man they say planned to pay the hitmen who shot Ortiz at the Dial Bar and Lounge on June 9. Court documents obtained by the Boston Globe claim Alberto Miguel Rodríguez Mota...
22:17, 2019-06-18

US trade chief is expected to discuss China with officials from Japan and EU this week U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will meet with officials from the European Union and Japan at the ministerial meeting of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris....
14:34, 2019-05-22

Man accused in multiple subway brake-pulling incidents arrested, officials say A man accused of pulling the emergency brake multiple times on New York City subway trains over the last three months was arrested Friday, officials said....
19:00, 2019-05-24

Hundreds of dolphins stranded, wash up dead along US Gulf Coast, officials say Hundreds of dolphins have washed up dead along the U.S. Gulf Coast in recent months — an event so strange it's been deemed an "unusual mortality event" by the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration....
17:51, 2019-06-16

Airline Involved in 2 Deadly Alaska Crashes Suspends Operations, Officials Say Taquan Air, which operates sightseeing tours and regular air service, was involved in two crashes within a week, officials said. Eight people were killed....
03:01, 2019-05-22

Report: Intelligence Officials Won’t Brief Trump on Cyberattacks Against Russia For Fear He Might Get Mad and Tell Putin Buried in a recent news report about America’s secret program of placing “digital implants” in the Russian power grid is an interesting and troublesome revelation. Namely, that senior US intelligence officials are so concerned about the president of the United States being an unrestrained ignoramus ...
12:51, 2019-06-17

Trump slams contempt vote against Cabinet officials, says Dems have gone 'Loco' President Trump issued a warning to House Democrats Thursday following a committee vote to hold Attorney General Bill Barr and Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross in contempt,  blasting the move and vowing "Republicans will remember!"  ...
15:17, 2019-06-13

Dozens rescued from Oklahoma floods as storms swamp central U.S.: officials Dozens of people were rescued from rising waters and felled trees that smashed homes and blocked roadways in Oklahoma, as severe storms generating tornadoes and heavy rain roared through central United States on Tuesday....
20:34, 2019-05-21

A pro-migrant German politician was shot dead. Officials now suspect a far-right motive A man arrested over the killing of a senior German politician earlier this month is believed to have links to the far right, prosecutors said Monday....
18:17, 2019-06-17

How Officials Faced Leeches, Mountains To Hold Polls In Arunachal Pradesh A 41-member election team visited Kra Daadi district of Arunachal Pradesh on April 27 for re-polling. On their way back, they were stranded due to inclement weather....
06:01, 2019-06-14

Trump goes after Pelosi, has White House officials confirm he was calm at meeting President Trump said at a freewheeling news conference Thursday that reports of his behavior during a meeting the previous day with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, whom he called “Crazy Nancy,” were untrue -- and he called on other White House officials to back him up....
00:34, 2019-05-24

Match-Fixing at Women’s World Cup? As Game Grows, Officials Are on Alert As the profile of women’s soccer grows, games are drawing millions of dollars worth of bets. And FIFA and match-fixing officials say they are taking no chances....
22:34, 2019-06-17

Dominican officials allegedly pressured tourist’s widow to cremate his body A Maryland woman claims officials in the Dominican Republic repeatedly urged her to cremate her husband following his sudden death at a resort. David Harrison died in July 2018 during a trip to the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Punta Cana with his wife, Dawn McCoy, and their 12-year-old son, David Jr....
17:34, 2019-06-18

Officials Dispute Mike Pompeo’s Claim That Iran Is Collaborating With Al Qaeda Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s claim that Iran and Al Qaeda are collaborating is at best an exaggeration that is not supported by any available information, U.S. intelligence officers and officials with the State and Defense Department tell TIME. Pompeo made the claim about the terrorist org...
07:17, 2019-05-22

Pennsylvania officials declare hepatitis A outbreak with reported cases in 36 counties “The counties hardest hit by this outbreak are Philadelphia and Allegheny, but we have seen an increase of cases throughout much of the state,” said Pennsylvania's Secretary of Health....
12:17, 2019-05-22

Iran targeted and missed US drone flying over Gulf of Oman: officials Iran targeted and missed a US drone flying over the Gulf of Oman shortly after the Thursday attack on two tankers there, US officials said. The unmanned aircraft was responding to a distress signal from one of the crippled ships, the officials said this weekend. The US military said Iran fired a sur...
12:17, 2019-06-16

Baltimore Officials Estimate Damage From Ransomware Attack At Over $18 Million, Likely to Rise Early last month, hackers infected somewhere around 10,000 Baltimore, Maryland city computers with a “file-locking” ransomware variant called RobbinHood. Those hackers demanded a ransom of 13 bitcoin (at the time worth around $76,000, and today around $100,000) that would go up over time if it was n...
10:17, 2019-06-06

15 Monkeys Die In Madhya Pradesh Forest, Officials Blame Fight For Water The scarcity of water in the season of searing heat has spilled over from the concrete jungles to the forests of Madhya Pradesh. A battle over water is likely one of the reasons behind the death of......
00:17, 2019-06-08

Trump officials snub strongman Khalifa Haftar as US shifts course on Libya Administration gives Libyan National Army chief cold shoulder less than two months after Trump showed support in surprise callThe Trump administration has given the cold shoulder to Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar, less than two months after Trump appeared to show support for him in a surprise phone c...
13:00, 2019-06-08

27th horse dies at Santa Anita racetrack in California, officials say After a period of six weeks with no fatalities at the now-infamous Santa Anita racetrack in southern California where 26 horses have died in training incidents since December, officials confirmed Wednesday that another animal has died....
14:51, 2019-06-08

Mexican Officials Have Taken to Social Media to Ease Tensions With the U.S. Over Immigration and Trade (MEXICO CITY) — Mexican officials have copied a page from President Donald Trump’s playbook in recent days, taking to Twitter to communicate that they are working flat-out to de-escalate tensions over immigration and avoid punitive tariffs on all Mexican exports to the U.S. Announcements...
12:51, 2019-06-03

Give wounded vets a break on student loans: officials to DeVos Top officials from virtually every state in the country called on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to forgive the $1 billion in student debt racked by the nation’s disabled veterans....
21:51, 2019-05-26

Mexico Did Not Agree to Agricultural Deal Touted by President Trump, Officials Say President Donald Trump doubled down on his boast of “large” agricultural sales to Mexico as part of a deal on border security and illegal immigration that averted the threat of U.S. tariffs. But the deal as released had none, and three Mexican officials said they’re not aware of an...
17:00, 2019-06-09

Officials seeking motive for Virginia rampage say shooter was not facing discipline Officials trying to learn what prompted a city engineer to kill 12 people in Virginia Beach before he was shot dead by police said on Sunday investigators were examining employment-related issues but stressed that the suspect was not being disciplined....
22:17, 2019-06-02

Gunman in Virginia Beach Shooting Planned to Quit City Job, Officials Say DeWayne Craddock, the suspect in the fatal shooting of a dozen people at a municipal building on Friday, had submitted a resignation notice hours before the assault....
21:51, 2019-06-02

Soccer: Spanish players, officials held on suspicion of match-fixing Spanish police arrested several first- and second-division soccer players and officials on Tuesday on suspicion of forming a match-fixing group to profit from betting on games, the police said....
18:51, 2019-05-28

Trump officials approved Saudi nuclear permits after Khashoggi murder Seven licenses approved for Riyadh by US energy departmentDemocrats: ‘Were decisions … based on Trump’s financial ties?’The Trump administration twice approved licenses for the export of nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia after the murder of the Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, it emerged ...
22:34, 2019-06-04

Mexican officials to meet Pence in last-ditch talks to avert tariffs Mexican officials will seek to persuade the White House in talks hosted by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday that their government has done enough to stem immigration and avoid looming tariffs....
07:51, 2019-06-05

China behind massive Australian National University hack, intelligence officials say Officials fear data breach may be used to recruit students or university alumni as informantsIntelligence officials believe China may have been behind a massive data breach which compromised the personal details of thousands of Australian National University students and staff.The Sydney Morning Her...
04:51, 2019-06-06

U.S. records 1,000th case of measles, officials blame misinformation for outbreak The United States has recorded 1,001 measles cases so far this year in the worst outbreak of the highly contagious disease in more than a quarter-century, federal health officials said on Wednesday as they issued a new plea for parents to vaccinate their children....
01:51, 2019-06-06

1 dead in accident near West Point cadet training facility, officials say At least one West Point military cadet was killed on Thursday morning after a multi-vehicle accident near the U.S. Military Academy, a U.S. defense official confirmed to Fox News....
18:00, 2019-06-06

| Taiwan and US officials hold rare meeting amid China tension Senior national security officials from the United States and Taiwan have held their first meeting in four decades this month, with the aim of deepening cooperation, the government in Taipei has said....
00:17, 2019-05-28

Health officials warn of possible measles exposure at Dulles International Airport Health officials in northern Virginia are warning the public about potential exposure to measles after a child in the region contracted the illness.        ...
20:51, 2019-06-06

Operation targeting MS-13 gang in Texas nets nearly 2 dozen arrests, officials say Three MS-13 gang members charged with the killing of a rival gang member who was hacked to death were among nearly two dozen recently arrested in the Houston area as part of an operation targeting the notorious gang, federal officials announced Tuesday....
21:34, 2019-06-05

UK union officials expect Ford engine plant closure - source Officials from the Unite trade union expect carmaker Ford to announce the closure of its Bridgend engine manufacturing plant in Wales on Thursday, a source said....
20:51, 2019-06-05

The show will go on: Play based on FBI officials' anti-Trump texts gets new venue The stage play based on anti-Trump text messages between disgraced FBI agent Peter Strzok and former FBI counsel Lisa Page will go on after the Washington, D.C  theater that was expected to hold it backed out of the project, citing “violent threats."...
09:00, 2019-06-05

A third of Canadians in favour of banning officials from wearing religious symbols: poll A majority of Quebecers canvassed in the survey agreed that federal, provincial and local politicians shouldn't be allowed to wear hijabs, crucifixes or turbans on the job....
00:34, 2019-05-26

Tariff talks 'have begun,' top officials meet Wednesday: Mexican minister Mexico's Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said he started negotiating with officials in Washington on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened tariffs on imports of Mexican products but face-to-face talks will not happen until next week....
23:51, 2019-05-31

US Checking Claims That Kim Jong Un Executed Officials Over Failed Summit With Trump It will be interesting to see how the president of people who participate in and watch Naked and Afraid spins this, but if reports coming from South Korea are correct, then North Korean President and Trump’s BFF Kim Jong Un may have had five officials executed over the failed summit with the America...
21:34, 2019-05-31

Health officials tell parents to review reports and visit daycares before enrollment TUCSON – State health officials say parents should check public inspection reports and visit facilities before enrolling their children in daycare. Generally, if a person is paid to care for 4 or more children, they need a license from the Arizona Department of Health Services. That license comes wi...
07:17, 2019-05-30

Officials rescue 136 dogs from multi-million-dollar California home More than 100 dogs were rescued this week from a fetid, poop-filled multi-million-dollar home within a California gated community –according to new reports. Orange County cops were tipped off about a possible animal cruelty condition inside the East Woodbine Avenue home around 2:20 p.m. Thursd...
17:34, 2019-05-31

In Debate Over Fed Holdings, Officials Seek Maximum Recession-Fighting Firepower Federal Reserve officials began a formal debate at its latest policy meeting around the task of determining the composition of Treasury securities the central bank would hold after it ends the runoff of its asset portfolio....
21:51, 2019-05-22

North Korea Executed 5 Officials After Failed Trump Summit: Report North Korea executed its special envoy to the United States following the collapse of the second summit between leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump, a South Korean newspaper reported Friday....
07:51, 2019-05-31

House panel to vote Wednesday on whether two Trump officials are in contempt of Congress The U.S. House of Representatives Oversight Committee plans to vote on Wednesday on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for stonewalling a probe into an alleged scheme to politicize the 2020 U.S. Census....
04:34, 2019-06-11

Border arrests skyrocket in May, as officials declare 'full-blown emergency' The number of migrants apprehended at America's southern border skyrocketed last month to levels not seen in over a decade, with U.S. Customs and Border Protection reporting nearly 133,000 arrests in May. ...
23:00, 2019-06-05

China’s saber-rattling on rare-earths trade has US officials looking for options Rare earth oxides. Clockwise from top center: praseodymium, cerium, lanthanum, neodymium, samarium, and gadolinium. (credit: Peggy Greb, US Department of Agriculture) On Wednesday, Chinese newspapers ran commentaries warning the United States that escalating trade tensions would result in China cu...
02:34, 2019-05-31

‘Zombie snake’ found in North Carolina can 'play dead,' officials say A snake that plays opossum? The eastern hognose snake is famous for flipping over on its back and playing dead, the North Carolina State Parks and Recreation said....
01:34, 2019-06-11

Helicopter pilot in New York crash was not authorised to fly in limited visibility, officials say The pilot who died when his helicopter crashed into the roof of a New York skyscraper was not authorised to fly in limited visibility, officials have said....
06:51, 2019-06-12

Air Force pilots drew penis-shaped symbol in the sky by accident, officials say Luke Air Force Base says its pilots didn't intend to draw a phallic shape in the sky above the Phoenix area during training earlier this week.        ...
23:17, 2019-05-30

Shillong's Punjabi Lane Residents To Prove Legality Of Stay: Officials The authorities have clamped prohibitory orders in Punjabi Lane area in Shillong and served notices to its residents directing them to furnish documents within a month to prove that they had settled......
10:00, 2019-06-01

Pemex complex evacuated on bomb threat, officials say was 'false alarm' Mexican state oil firm Pemex said on Thursday its Pajaritos petrochemical complex in Veracruz state was evacuated following a bomb threat, though the civil protection authority of the state said the threat was a "false alarm."...
01:17, 2019-05-31

Mexico, U.S. officials meet in high-stakes tariff talks at White House Mexican officials met with their U.S. counterparts for talks in Washington on Wednesday aimed at reaching a deal to stave off the imposition of U.S. tariffs on Mexican goods next week, even as their government prepared to retaliate if duties go ahead....
23:51, 2019-06-05

Trump’s dislike of McCain put defense officials in a tough spot even before they hid the warship bearing his name Before President Trump headed to Japan last week, the White House had very precise ideas of how that trip was supposed to look. Or, more specifically, how it was not supposed to look. The USS John S.......
17:51, 2019-05-30

North Korea's Kim Jong Un reportedly executes officials after failed Hanoi summit with US North Korea executed Kim Hyok Chol, its special envoy to the United States, and foreign ministry officials who carried out working-level negotiations for the second U.S.-North Korea summit in February, a South Korean newspaper reported on Friday....
03:34, 2019-05-31

Iran tried to shoot down US Reaper drone that arrived on scene of oil tanker attacks: officials Iran fired a missile – but missed – at an American drone on Thursday after the supposed Iranian attack on oil tankers, while another U.S. drone was shot down by Iran-backed rebels in Yemen in recent day....
00:01, 2019-06-16

A measles travel ban? Health officials have considered stopping infected travelers from flying The measles outbreak in several parts of the U.S. have prompted health officials to consider putting travelers on a rarely used Do Not Board list.        ...
17:17, 2019-05-28

White House will not invite Israeli officials to Bahrain event: senior U.S. official The White House will not invite Israeli government officials to a Bahrain conference devoted to gaining support for a Palestinian economic plan in order to keep the event apolitical, a senior administration official said on Monday....
21:34, 2019-06-17

Virginia Beach officials ID shooter who killed 12 at city building as Dewayne Craddock, say they’ll name him only once VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia Beach officials ID shooter who killed 12 at city building as Dewayne Craddock, say they’ll name him only once. The post Virginia Beach officials ID shooter who killed 12 at city building as Dewayne Craddock, say they’ll name him only once appeared firs...
16:00, 2019-06-01

Michigan mom drives into river with 2 kids in possible murder-suicide; 1 child still missing: Officials At least two people were dead after a Michigan mom drove a car — in which both of her children may have been passengers — into the Kalamazoo River late Monday, leaving authorities Tuesday to scour the water for "a possible third victim" and determine if the tragedy was intentional....
18:17, 2019-06-18

Yukon plane crash kills U.S. National Park Service safety officials Two top safety officials for the U.S. National Park Service in Alaska were killed in the Memorial Day crash of a single-engine airplane in Canada's Yukon territory, officials said on Tuesday....
07:51, 2019-05-29

8 Missing Climbers in Indian Himalayas Are Assumed Dead, Officials Say, Citing Photographs The officials said aerial photographs taken Monday showed at least five bodies on Nanda Devi, India’s second-tallest mountain. The climbers were last heard from on May 26....
18:34, 2019-06-03

Top U.S., Israeli, Russian security officials to meet in Jerusalem in June: White House White House national security adviser John Bolton and his Israeli and Russian counterparts will meet in Jerusalem in June to discuss regional security issues, the White House said on Wednesday....
03:34, 2019-05-30

North Carolina beaches see 20 rip current rescues on Memorial Day, 8 fatalities this year, officials say At least 20 people were rescued from rip currents on Memorial Day at two different beaches in North Carolina as the dangerous waters have already claimed eight lives this year....
18:51, 2019-05-28

Virginia Beach shooting: Officials identify suspected gunman as city engineer Virginia Beach Police Chief James Cervera identified the gunman as DeWayne Craddock, who was employed as an engineer with the city’s public utilities department. Craddock died in a gun battle with police....
17:34, 2019-06-01

Woman fights off black bear who gets up close and personal in Rhode Island, officials say A woman in Rhode Island found herself in the frightening position Tuesday of having to deny a ride to an overly friendly bear — who appeared intent on getting in her car, officials said....
15:17, 2019-05-29

U.S. to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran: officials Officials said members of Congress were notified following a White House meeting Thursday to discuss Pentagon proposals to bolster the U.S. force presence in the Middle East....
18:17, 2019-05-24

Mold discovery at Seattle Children’s Hospital closes operating rooms, officials say Seattle Children’s Hospital closed several operating rooms and is contacting the families of about 3,000 children who’ve had recent procedures after a common type of mold was detected in the facility over the weekend, officials said....
22:34, 2019-05-22

FAA officials say the helicopter pilot who died after crashing on top of a New York City skyscraper should not have been flying East Clinton Volunteer Fire Department Pilot Timothy McCormack died after crashing a helicopter on top of a New York City skyscraper on Monday. He was the only person on board. The Federal Aviation Administration told NBC News and The Hill on Tuesday that McCormack was not licensed to fly in the li...
02:34, 2019-06-12

Outcry after Trump officials reveal sixth migrant child died in US custody Ten-year-old girl from El Salvador died on 29 September ‘due to fever and respiratory distress’ after complications with surgeryThe Trump administration has been forced to reveal that a 10-year-old migrant girl died in its custody more than seven months ago, sparking further outcry after a spate of ...
20:17, 2019-05-23

Officials: Travelers may have caught measles at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport As the United States deals with its most severe measles outbreak in a quarter-century, officials at one of the nation's busiest airports said Thursday travelers there may have been exposed the disease this month....
21:34, 2019-05-23

Wisconsin officials devastated by deaths of wife and daughter of men's hoops assistant Howard Moore's wife, Jennifer, was 46 years old. His daughter Jaidyn was 9. The Wisconsin assistant remains hospitalized after the fatal accident.        ...
04:00, 2019-05-27

Russian officials tried to frame Ivan Golunov. Instead they made him a hero | Alexey Kovalev As the investigative journalist’s editor, I know how incredible his release was. Now there’s a chance the truth will be exposedAs of last Saturday, Ivan Golunov is officially the most popular personality in the Russian media, dwarfing Vladimir Putin. It feels surreal, even as I’m writing this, becau...
19:51, 2019-06-11

Man with gun shot, killed by Fort Worth police in pursuit of assault suspect, officials say A fatal officer-involved shooting took plan Sunday in Fort Worth, Texas when police said they tried to arrest a suspect for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon....
05:51, 2019-06-10

Trump Officials Prepare to Bypass Congress to Sell Weapons to Gulf Nations The move would infuriate Democrats and Republicans in Congress, who are seeking to limit American military support for Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates....
04:34, 2019-05-24

St. Louis Officials Encourage Celebrating Blues Fans To Just Burn City Down And Finally End This ST. LOUIS—Saying that the city has had this coming for a long time and this moment was as good a time as any, St. Louis officials encouraged fans celebrating the Blues Stanley Cup victory Wednesday to just burn the city down and finally end everyone’s suffering. “To all the Blues fans out there who ...
06:17, 2019-06-13

Census controversy: House panel votes to hold Trump officials in contempt William Barr and Wilbur Ross face congressional action over refusal to turn over materials relating to changes in national countA congressional committee led by Democrats voted to hold the US attorney general, William Barr, and the commerce secretary, Wilbur Ross, in contempt on Wednesday for their ...
05:51, 2019-06-13

With GoFundMe Money, They Built a Border Wall in New Mexico. U.S. Officials Say It’s Causing Them Problems Construction of a wall on the southern border that was privately funded by a viral $23 million GoFundMe campaign hit another roadblock this week, when a U.S. agency ordered that a gate in the steel fencing be kept open during the day because it blocks access to a U.S.-owned levee road, dam and a his...
00:34, 2019-06-13

Kim Jong Un's sister flies solo as she heads to DMZ to meet South Korean officials In a rare contact between North Korean and South Korean officials, Kim Jong Un’ sister met with the South’s officials following the death of a former South Korean first lady on Monday....
22:34, 2019-06-12

Google bots shut down Baltimore officials’ ransomware-workaround Gmail accounts Enlarge / Oh, Baltimore. (credit: Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images) In the wake of the ransomware attack that has kept city networks and infrastructure shut down now for over two weeks, Baltimore officials—including the mayor and city council members—set up Google Gmail accounts as a backup communicat...
20:00, 2019-05-24

Stale Food Served On Board Vande Bharat Express, Say Railways Officials A five star hotel in Kanpur is under the scanner for serving stale food to passengers, one of whom was Fatehpur Lok Sabha lawmaker and Union Minister of State for Rural Development Sadhvi Niranjan......
14:34, 2019-06-11

Texas officials deny withholding video of Sandra Bland traffic stop Bland, 28, was found dead in a police cell in 2015 three days after being stopped by a white state trooperTexas authorities have denied withholding a cellphone video of a confrontational traffic stop involving Sandra Bland, a 28-year-old black woman who was found hanged in a jail cell near Houston i...
20:17, 2019-05-25

Everest cleanup crews remove over 24,000 pounds of garbage, recover four bodies, officials say A cleaning campaign on Mount Everest that concluded Wednesday turned up the remains of four climbers and the removal of over 24,000 pounds of garbage, officials said....
15:34, 2019-06-07

Pentagon mulling military request to send 5,000 troops to Middle East: officials The U.S. Department of Defense is considering a U.S. military request to send about 5,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid increasing tensions with Iran, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday....
09:00, 2019-05-23

Pentagon mulling U.S. military request to send 5,000 troops to Middle East: officials The U.S. Department of Defense is considering a U.S. military request to send about 5,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid increasing tensions with Iran, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday....
01:51, 2019-05-23

Taiwan and U.S. security officials hold rare meeting amid China tension Senior national security officials from the United States and Taiwan have met to deepen cooperation, the government in Taipei said, the first such meeting in four decades that came amid tense relations between the United States and China....
09:51, 2019-05-27

Officials say ‘Human Error’ cause a deadly Amtrak train derailment in Washington state The Amtrak-operated train derailed during its inaugural run back in 2017. It flew off a curve before crashing onto traffic below. Federal investigators say the curve was dangerous and the engineer didn’t have proper training. They say the engineer missed several warning signs because of a safe...
09:34, 2019-05-23

Pentagon Will Present Plan to Send Thousands More Troops to Middle East, Officials Say WASHINGTON — U.S. officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats. The officials say no decision has been made and it’s not clear if the White House will ap...
01:51, 2019-05-23

American killed in border shootout was attempting to smuggle in Chinese nationals, officials say The American man killed at the border in a shootout with U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers Monday night was attempting to smuggle in two Chinese nationals, officials announced Wednesday....
18:00, 2019-06-06

Kyodo: Officials say 11 people, including elementary school children, have been stabbed in Kawasaki near Tokyo TOKYO (AP) — Kyodo: Officials say 11 people, including elementary school children, have been stabbed in Kawasaki near Tokyo. The post Kyodo: Officials say 11 people, including elementary school children, have been stabbed in Kawasaki near Tokyo appeared first on LEX18.com....
07:17, 2019-05-28

Fed officials and Trump's latest trade threat could decide whether June starts with a market swoon A Fed policy conference will be a big focus in the week ahead after President Trump's tariff threat against Mexico raised expectations for interest rate cuts....
02:51, 2019-06-01

29th Horse Dies At Santa Anita One Day After Officials Tell Track To Stop Holding Races A three-year-old filly named Truffalino died Sunday after collapsing suddenly on the turf at Santa Anita. Truffalino, who didn’t suffer any visible limb injuries, is not to be confused with Formal Dude, who sustained a fractured pelvis near the finish line of another race at Santa Anita on Saturday ...
20:34, 2019-06-10

Helicopter crash on high-rise building in New York City leaves at least 1 dead, officials say At least one person was killed after a helicopter made a "crash landing" on the roof of a high-rise building in New York City on Monday, sparking a massive emergency response, officials said....
23:17, 2019-06-10

Possible mountain lion sighting in Minnesota yard prompts warning from officials: ​'Stay aware, everyone!' Officials in Elk River, Minn., issued a warning this week after one resident's home security camera captured an image of what is believed to be a cougar....
19:51, 2019-06-14

Vietnam culls 2.5 million pigs to halt African swine fever outbreak: officials Vietnam has culled more than 2.5 million pigs to contain the spread of an African swine fever outbreak that is in danger of infecting every province of the country, an agriculture ministry official said on Tuesday....
15:17, 2019-06-18

Russia likely violating nuclear test ban treaty by conducting secret operations on island, officials say Russia is likely violating an international treaty banning nuclear tests by conducting secret operations on remote islands above the Arctic Circle, a U.S. intelligence assessment revealed Wednesday....
00:17, 2019-05-30

School where teacher allegedly held mock slave auction agrees to make changes, officials say The Chapel School in Bronxville must make changes after a teacher was accused of holding mock slave auctions.        ...
23:51, 2019-05-29

Distant relative of NFL veteran Tyrann Mathieu accused of trying to extort millions from player: officials A distant relative of Kansas City Chiefs star Tyrann Mathieu was arrested for allegedly trying to extort millions from the defensive back, according to federal investigators....
16:17, 2019-05-22

Chile Codelco sweetens offer to avoid strike at Chuquicamata mine -union officials Chilean state-run miner Codelco, the world's largest copper producer, presented workers from three unions with a sweetened contract offer late Wednesday, hoping to avert a strike at the century-old Chuquicamata, union leaders told Reuters....
16:34, 2019-06-06

Sudanese officials say deposed strongman Omar al-Bashir is being taken to the prosecutor’s office for corruption probe KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudanese officials say deposed strongman Omar al-Bashir is being taken to the prosecutor’s office for corruption probe. The post Sudanese officials say deposed strongman Omar al-Bashir is being taken to the prosecutor’s office for corruption probe appeared first on...
18:17, 2019-06-16

2 giraffes at Florida wildlife park suffer 'instantaneous' deaths after lightning strike, officials say Two giraffes at a Florida wildlife park died were killed instantly last month when they were struck by lightning as a storm rolled through the area, park officials announced Tuesday....
16:34, 2019-06-12

Authorities Seize Phones and Computers of Michigan Officials in Flint Water Crisis Investigation Michigan authorities have seized the state-owned phone of former Governor Rick Snyder that was, until recently, in government storage, according to the Associated Press. The phones of 65 current and former officials were also seized as the state investigates the Flint water crisis.Read more......
18:17, 2019-06-04

North Korea executes 5 officials over failed Kim-Trump summit: South Korean media North Korea has executed five officials for their role in the failed second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, according to a South Korean newspaper....
08:00, 2019-05-31

Oregon high school students involved in senior prank will get to walk at graduation, officials say Students involved in a senior prank at an Oregon high school on Friday will get the opportunity to walk at their graduation after they were initially told they might not be able to as punishment....
11:00, 2019-06-11

Citrus Farmers Facing Deadly Bacteria Turn to Antibiotics, Alarming Health Officials In its decision to approve two drugs for orange and grapefruit trees, the E.P.A. largely ignored objections from the C.D.C. and the F.D.A., which fear that expanding their use in cash crops could fuel antibiotic resistance in humans....
23:34, 2019-05-21

WTA puts French Open officials on blast for scheduling women's semifinals on outside courts The WTA was critical of the French Open's scheduling of the women's semifinals on outside courts while the men's semis will be on the main court.        ...
22:51, 2019-06-06

Officials in Pakistan say an avalanche has struck 4 Italian climbers, 3 Pakistanis in the country’s mountainous north ISLAMABAD (AP) — Officials in Pakistan say an avalanche has struck 4 Italian climbers, 3 Pakistanis in the country’s mountainous north. The post Officials in Pakistan say an avalanche has struck 4 Italian climbers, 3 Pakistanis in the country’s mountainous north appeared first on LEX18.c...
16:17, 2019-06-17

Brazil officials find 42 prisoners dead in Amazonas state after deadly gang clash At least 42 prisoners in Brazil were found strangled to death on Monday in four separate jails in the state of Amazonas, the same state where a fight between rival prison gangs resulted in 15 dead the day before, authorities said....
00:34, 2019-05-28

Dominican officials plead for patience as FBI, health specialists descend on Caribbean to probe tourist deaths Dominican government tourism officials sought to reassure U.S. tourists Wednesday in a lengthy statement that stressed that U.S. federal agents and health specialists have taken an active role in investigating the rash of deaths of Americans vacationing on the popular Caribbean island....
22:34, 2019-06-12

Track Officials Called Caster Semenya ‘Biologically Male,’ Newly Released Documents Show The governing body of track used that language as it argued in court that Semenya must suppress her natural testosterone to be allowed to compete in certain women’s races....
07:01, 2019-06-19

Mike Pence delivers Trump's demands to Mexican officials as tariff deadline looms High-stakes negotiations could determine whether Trump goes through with threat of 5% tariffs on Mexico, which he has blamed for the migrant crisis.        ...
01:00, 2019-06-06

Helicopter pilot killed in New York City crash is former volunteer fire chief, department officials say The helicopter pilot killed in Monday’s crash in New York City has been identified as a former volunteer fire chief and a "dedicated, highly professional and extremely well trained firefighter," as well as a skilled pilot....
11:00, 2019-06-11

Surprise move by Rocky View County officials sees Stop the Stench group’s battle end, for now A relentless fight over a stench in the air, one that some Rocky View County residents have been pursuing for close to six months, came to an end on Tuesday morning....
04:17, 2019-06-12

AP: Italian investigation alleges officials with Purdue Pharma’s foreign arm paid kickbacks to push opioids PARMA, Italy (AP) — AP: Italian investigation alleges officials with Purdue Pharma’s foreign arm paid kickbacks to push opioids. The post AP: Italian investigation alleges officials with Purdue Pharma’s foreign arm paid kickbacks to push opioids appeared first on LEX18.com....
06:51, 2019-05-29

Hammer sparks caused California’s largest wildland fire in state history, officials say The 2018 Ranch Fire burned a total of 640 square miles, destroyed nearly 160 homes and killed a firefighter. It all started with sparks from a hammer.        ...
16:01, 2019-06-07

Supreme Court to decide if families of Mexican teens killed by U.S. officials in cross-border shootings can sue The justices were unable to settle the issue earlier, but are now grappling with contradictory lower court decisions regarding cases from Arizona and Texas....
17:51, 2019-05-28

Trump Says Mexico ‘Wants to Make a Deal’ as Mexican Officials Head to White House to Avoid Tariffs Marcelo Ebrard, the Mexican foreign minister, has been meeting with Washington officials all week as Mexico tries to head off President Trump’s threatened tariffs....
19:34, 2019-06-05

Tensions escalate in Venezuela, civilians killed and injured: top UN officials lament excessive use of force by authorities As tensions escalated on Saturday at various points along Venezuela’s borders with Colombia and Brazil, as well as within the country itself, resulting in the death and injury of various civilians, the United Nations chief, António Guterres, and the head of the UN human rights office (OHCHR), Michel...
17:51, 2019-05-21

Arizona prison officials won't let inmates read book that critiques the criminal justice system Arizona prison officials have banned inmates from reading "Chokehold," a critically-acclaimed critique of the American criminal-justice system.        ...
05:34, 2019-05-23

Virginia Beach officials describe 12 victims of shooting, give names, show photos at news conference VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia Beach officials describe 12 victims of shooting, give names, show photos at news conference. The post Virginia Beach officials describe 12 victims of shooting, give names, show photos at news conference appeared first on LEX18.com....
16:00, 2019-06-01

Evidence shows ‘brutal’ killing of Saudi journalist ‘planned and perpetrated’ by State officials: UN independent expert Evidence collected in Turkey shows on initial examination, that former dissident and journalist Jamal Khashoggi was the victim of “a brutal and premeditated killing, planned and perpetrated by officials of the State of Saudi Arabia,” according to the United Nations expert conducting an independent h...
14:51, 2019-05-21

26th horse dies at Santa Anita racetrack in California, officials investigate possible safety protocol breach Lawmakers and advocacy groups on Tuesday renewed calls for an investigation and halt to horseracing at a Southern California track where a racehorse euthanized Sunday marked the facility's third death in just nine days and 26th fatality since December....
20:00, 2019-05-28

| Trump officials face contempt | Hong Kong recovers from protest: WATCH the top world news videos for today House panel OKs contempt vote in census dispute | The morning after Hong Kong's violent protest; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
10:51, 2019-06-13

South Korean tourists were not wearing life jackets in fatal boat collision that left 7 dead, 21 missing: officials South Korea’s Foreign Ministry office said Friday that none of the passengers involved in the deadly sightseeing boat accident in Hungary that left at least seven dead were wearing life jackets when their boat capsized....
14:51, 2019-05-30

Hungarian officials say divers recover a body from sunken tour boat carrying South Korean tourists in Budapest BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian officials say divers recover a body from sunken tour boat carrying South Korean tourists in Budapest . The post Hungarian officials say divers recover a body from sunken tour boat carrying South Korean tourists in Budapest appeared first on LEX18.com....
19:34, 2019-06-03

Risk grows of ‘catastrophic humanitarian fallout’ in Syria’s Idlib, where 3 million are trapped: top UN officials urge unity in Security Council The UN’s Political and Humanitarian Affairs chiefs on Friday called on the Security Council to unite in support of an immediate de-escalation of fighting around Syria’s Idlib province, and work towards an enduring political solution on behalf of the Syrian people....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Colorado school officials ask voters to consider tearing down, rebuilding Columbine High School Twenty years after infamous U.S. massacre, Columbine High School faces scrutiny of another kind: Whether it should be torn down and replaced.        ...
04:00, 2019-06-07

Young bear was fed by humans and had many 'fans.' Officials say they had to kill it A young black bear was shot and killed by Oregon officials after becoming so habituated to humans that people reportedly took selfies with it.        ...
18:34, 2019-06-16

North Korea 'executes senior officials involved in failed talks with US' North Korea's special envoy to the US and four senior officials involved in the country's talks with Donald Trump have been executed, according to a report....
06:01, 2019-05-31

Amazon Prime Air delivery drone to start dropping packages 'within months,' officials say Prime orders weighing under 5 pounds could soon be delivered by a self-driving drone in less than 30 minutes, Amazon announced at re:MARS Conference.        ...
00:00, 2019-06-06

Officials: Vanderbilt whistler can be ejected for 'disruptive behavior' at College World Series Preacher Franklin said he planned to keep whistling at Vanderbilt's next game, Wednesday against Mississippi State.       ...
03:17, 2019-06-19

FA claim Robert Snodgrass swore at doping officials on 'balance of probability' – but was it mistaken identity? West Ham midfielder Robert Snodgrass swore at anti-doping officials before allegedly claiming it might have been Andy Carroll because of his northern accent....
13:17, 2019-05-23

Denying mass killers 'sick, twisted fame': Public officials refuse to name them to avoid copycats Public officials are joining the movement toward downplaying the name of assailants after mass killings to avoid copycat events.        ...
15:34, 2019-06-04

Deadly Germs, Lost Cures: Citrus Farmers Facing Deadly Bacteria Turn to Antibiotics, Alarming Health Officials In its decision to approve two drugs for orange and grapefruit trees, the E.P.A. largely ignored objections from the C.D.C. and the F.D.A., which fear that expanding their use in cash crops could fuel antibiotic resistance in humans....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Mother grizzly bear killed by train, then her 2 cubs struck and killed by another train, Montana officials say A grizzly bear family grazing by train tracks near Glacier National Park in Montana all died when they were struck by trains in two incidents just hours apart earlier this month, according to officials....
18:17, 2019-06-18

Indian doctors call off strike after safety assurances Doctors in India's eastern state of West Bengal called off a strike late on Monday after authorities promised improved hospital security, ending a week-long dispute that had spread to other parts of the country and crippled medical services....
21:34, 2019-06-17

Cisco Systems wins $724 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon Cisco Systems Inc has been awarded a U.S. defense contract with a ceiling of $724 million for Cisco Smart Net Total Care Joint Enterprise License Agreement II, the Pentagon said on Monday....
01:34, 2019-06-18

Coca-Cola, Pepsi highlight the 20 corporations producing the most ocean pollution About 70% of the Earth’s surface is covered by oceans, and some corporations treat them better than others.        ...
02:17, 2019-06-18

Shots fired, four injured during Toronto Raptors' NBA championship parade Shots were fired during the Raptors' NBA championship parade in Toronto on Monday; police say injuries to two victims were "not life-threatening."       ...
04:51, 2019-06-18

Venezuela’s Guaidó grapples with case of alleged corruption CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s opposition is coming under scrutiny for a case in which two activists allegedly misappropriated funds designated to help Venezuelan security forces who deserted and crossed into Colombia. Opposition leader Juan Guaidó said Monday that his diplomatic repres...
05:00, 2019-06-18

Seoul: 2 North Korean fishermen defect to South Korea SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says two of four North Korean fishermen who were rescued off a boat drifting in South Korean waters will remain in the country after expressing their desire to defect. Seoul’s Unification Ministry on Tuesday said the two other fishermen were sent back to N...
09:51, 2019-06-18

Vaccine Injury Claims Are Few and Far Between Data from a federal program designed to compensate people harmed by vaccines shows how rare it is for someone to claim they were hurt after getting vaccinated....
11:17, 2019-06-18

The Latest: FIFA says arrest of Platini is ‘concerning’ FIFA says it is ‘concerning’ to hear that former UEFA president Michel Platini has been arrested in France in relation to a corruption probe into the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar...
13:34, 2019-06-18

'Fox & Friends' talks to some of the Trump supporters camped out ahead of Florida rally: 'We are former Dems' President Trump is set to formally launch his 2020 re-election campaign Tuesday night in Orlando, Florida, and many of his supporters have been camped outside the Amway Center in anticipation....
15:00, 2019-06-18

Pros and cons to using Android Auto on a 2019 Honda Passport The future of all autonomous driving will rely, at least in part, on your smartphone. There’s no question about it, because as humans, we already rely on our phones (sometimes to a degree that is quite frightening). We use them for everything, from ordering groceries to watching lame videos o...
15:00, 2019-06-18

H.R. McMaster: Iran cannot be treated as ‘responsible nation’ WISHFUL THINKING: Former national security adviser retired Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster is warning against “wishful thinking” in dealing with Iran and arguing that the experience of the nuclear deal revealed that making concessions to Tehran only emboldens Iran to intensify its proxy war in the region....
16:34, 2019-06-18

Newt Gingrich: 'It's sort of a miracle Trump is still standing' after overwhelmingly negative press coverage As President Trump gets set to formally launch his 2020 re-election campaign Tuesday night in Orlando, Fla., former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said the president's current position in the race is a "miracle" given the constant negative media coverage. ...
16:51, 2019-06-18

Father wins case against authors of 'Nobody Died at Sandy Hook' The father of a six-year-old boy who was killed in the Sandy Hook school massacre has won a defamation case against authors of a book that claimed the shooting never happened....
20:00, 2019-06-18

I'm Sorry, Ziggy From Big Little Lies Is Also Young Sheldon?????? Get this: The young actor who plays troubled Ziggy on HBO’s Big Little Lies? That boy is YOUNG SHELDON. From Young Sheldon! I’m not kidding!!!!!!!...
23:17, 2019-06-18

Fox, CNN, C-SPAN barred from live coverage of South Carolina 2020 convention In a first, only one TV outlet — MSNBC — will be allowed to deliver live coverage of Saturday’s South Carolina Democratic Convention where 21 presidential candidates are expected to speak, drawing heated complaints from other networks....
23:34, 2019-06-18

House Judiciary Chair backs AOC's tweet comparing migrant centers to concentration camps House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., suggested on Tuesday that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, D-N.Y., was right to compare migrant detention centers under President Trump to the concentration camps seen during the Holocaust....
02:00, 2019-06-19

Younger generation driving environmentally-friendly changes: study The younger generation is driving the change for “eco-households,” according to new research. While parents have a duty to educate their children on respecting the Earth, results found 76 percent of parents actually feel their child is the one advocating for environmentally-friendly changes in their...
02:51, 2019-06-19

Max Scherzer breaks nose in bunting catastrophe Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer broke his nose during a bunting drill on Tuesday. A ball deflected off Scherzer’s bat and into his face during pitcher’s batting practice, sending him to the dugout to be checked by the training staff. A CT scan was reportedly negative according to M...
03:17, 2019-06-19

Bradley Beal is the now the NBA’s most interesting trade target All eyes are on the NBA’s loaded class of free agents this summer. But some have started to wander towards Bradley Beal. The Wizards shooting guard is under contract through 2020-21, but could be an attractive Plan B — most notably for the Celtics or Pelicans — if Washington decides to make hi...
03:17, 2019-06-19

How Love Island’s Maura Higgins Became The Most Divisive Woman On Television "Maura Higgins, a sultry 28-year-old model and ring girl from County Longford, Ireland, swept into the villa last week looking like Binky from Made in Chelsea if she were on a night out at Torture Garden"...
03:34, 2019-06-19