• Rocket sirens wail across southern Israel as IDF strikes Gaza
Rocket sirens wail across southern Israel as IDF strikes Gaza

It further claimed that the Israeli missile system Iron Dome had intercepted 25 rockets out of the 150 rockets, which activated sirens in the occupied territories over 125 times. Both sides have said they are working toward a cease-fire agreement, though continued rocket fire may dampen efforts. Hamas's military wing said it was behind the rock...

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  • Students Scramble For Info After Saudi Arabia Pulls Canadian Scholarships
Students Scramble For Info After Saudi Arabia Pulls Canadian Scholarships

A Saudi foreign ministry statement said it considered Canada's call last week for the release of detained civil society and women's rights activists a violation of Saudi sovereignty. Along with throwing out the Canadian ambassador and suspending air service between the two countries, Saudi Arabia is demanding thousands of its students leave Can...

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  • South Korea firms caught importing coal, iron from North: Seoul
South Korea firms caught importing coal, iron from North: Seoul

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's several visits to North Korea . The United States was "attempting to invent a pretext for increased sanctions against the DPRK". The inter-Korean meeting on Monday will be held at Tongilgak, a North Korean-controlled building in the border village of Panmunjom. It wasn't clear when another inter-Korean summit...

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  • Saudi rules out mediation in Canada row, mulls new measures
Saudi rules out mediation in Canada row, mulls new measures

Samar Badawi and Sadah were arrested last week in what global human rights groups called a crackdown on dissent in Saudi Arabia. It has lashed out at Canada , sometimes harshly, since Ottawa called for the release of jailed women's rights activists in the Kingdom.

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  • GOP Rep. Chris Collins Indicted on Insider Trading Charges
GOP Rep. Chris Collins Indicted on Insider Trading Charges

The indictment charged Collins, his son Cameron, and Stephen Zarsky, the father of Cameron Collins' fiancée, with securities fraud, wire fraud and other crimes. Collins, per the indictment , served on the company's board of directors. Mullin sits on the Health subcommittee of House Energy and Commerce alongside Collins.

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  • Trump’s legal team rejects Mueller interview offer, counters with smaller scope
Trump’s legal team rejects Mueller interview offer, counters with smaller scope

Trump said of his relationship with Rosenstein. "So back up from that, this should be over by September 1", Giuliani said. "It is not appropriate, at this time, to comment publicly about the content of that response". "How in the world could he ever cooperate and sit down with Mueller for an interview knowing that if you tell one lie to Bob Mueller...

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  • Six bombshells from Rick Gates' testimony in the Paul Manafort trial
Six bombshells from Rick Gates' testimony in the Paul Manafort trial

After Andres objected to Downing's question, Judge T.S. Ellis called the attorneys to the front of the courtroom for a conference. The judge then brought the trial to a standstill late Tuesday afternoon, calling a brief recess. Gates said he falsely labeled hundreds of thousands of dollars in income as loans to reduce Manafort's tax liability. ...

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  • LeBron James adds Showtime documentary to TV portfolio
LeBron James adds Showtime documentary to TV portfolio

Now, James is turning the insult into a sharp retort. Nevertheless, her comments were the subject the following month of a "Saturday Night Live" opening monologue by Charles Barkley, who noted that "this country has a great tradition of athletes speaking their minds" and told James to "keep on dribbling and don't ever shut up".

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  • Mendocino Complex now second-largest wildfire in California history, Cal Fire says
Mendocino Complex now second-largest wildfire in California history, Cal Fire says

The Carr fire , burning about 162 miles north of Sacramento, killed a power company lineman, according to a CBS affiliate. Both areas remained under a "red flag warning" issued by the National Weather Service for strong winds, low relative humidity and temperatures topping 90 degrees Fahrenheit (32 degrees Celsius), all conditions that can drive...

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  • Saudi Arabia's diplomatic dispute with Canada: An explainer
Saudi Arabia's diplomatic dispute with Canada: An explainer

The United Nations has sounded the alarm over what it considers a wave of "arbitrary detentions of human-rights defenders", in the past few months. 'There isn't a strong bilateral trade relationship and poking the Trudeau government likely resonates with Saudi's hawkish regional allies. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and first ...

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  • Maintain military discipline, stay calm: Stalin tells DMK workers after Karunanidhi’s death
Maintain military discipline, stay calm: Stalin tells DMK workers after Karunanidhi’s death

He was a follower of Periyar E.V. Ramasamy, a social activist and politician who started the Self-Respect Movement that fought to end discrimination against the lower castes. #05:06 PM: Chennai Police bars public entry inside Kauvery Hospital, where the DMK patriarch is undergoing treatment. "Fan clubs mobilized support for the party and voter ...

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  • Washington restores tough, unilateral Iran sanctions lifted under nuclear deal
Washington restores tough, unilateral Iran sanctions lifted under nuclear deal

An executive order by President Donald Trump reimposed the sanctions on financial transactions that involve US dollars, Iran's automotive sector, the purchase of commercial planes and metals including gold . The official said the United States expects Iran will blame it for any new hardships, saying, "They've been doing it for nearly 40 years". ...

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  • Trump blasts Pelosi, LeBron James before OH campaign rally
Trump blasts Pelosi, LeBron James before OH campaign rally

Troy Balderson, the Republican candidate for a U.S. House seat in a Tuesday special election, point blank why he invited Trump to campaign for him at his event in Delaware County. Trump also brought to the stage OH congressman Jim Jordan, calling him "a tough cookie". He again attacked the news media and blamed them for incorrectly reporting that...

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  • Saudi Arabia expels Canadian ambassador, freezes business
Saudi Arabia expels Canadian ambassador, freezes business

Saudi Arabia is also halting all new investment and trade transactions with Canada, the Saudi Press Agency statement added. Last week, the Canadian Department of Global Affairs pressed for Saudi authorities to "immediately release" the two activists, with Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland saying she was " very alarmed " by t...

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  • Doubts raised over ‘exploding drone attack on Maduro’
Doubts raised over ‘exploding drone attack on Maduro’

Venezuelan activists in Miami expressed concern on Sunday that an alleged drone attack on Venezuela's leader could be used by the Maduro government to embark on a new wave of repression against opposition groups in the country. Moments later she heard a second explosion and saw black smoke rising. USA national security adviser John Bolton tol...

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  • Senate Democrats to meet with Kavanaugh amid documents fight
Senate Democrats to meet with Kavanaugh amid documents fight

The Iowa Republican had said Wednesday that he will hold a confirmation hearing in September with the goal of a floor vote by October 1. Hatch spoke favorably about the nominee, calling Kavanaugh a "fine person" and saying Congress should confirm him "if you want a choir boy to be on the court".

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  • 'Mollie's lending me her strength': Mollie Tibbetts' family announces $172,000 reward fund
'Mollie's lending me her strength': Mollie Tibbetts' family announces $172,000 reward fund

By Thursday afternoon search teams were back in the area, combing the nearby fields for any trace of the missing girl, according to Fox News. Tibbetts, 20, disappeared after going for a jog near her boyfriend's home in Brooklyn, Iowa.

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  • New Report Sheds Light on Presidential Twitter Tirade Against Robert Mueller
New Report Sheds Light on Presidential Twitter Tirade Against Robert Mueller

When Trump tweeted Monday that "Attorney General Jeff Sessions should stop this Rigged Witch Hunt right now", some brushed it off as just another one of the president's rants. Along with their defense of collusion, Trump and Giuliani have begun personal attacks on Robert Mueller , the special counsel. The tweet renewed Democratic complaint...

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  • World is going insane for 'Kiki challenge' even as police issue warnings
World is going insane for 'Kiki challenge' even as police issue warnings

Many people attempting a viral dance have been injured in several countries, prompting the police across the world to warm citizens against doing the " Kiki challenge ". A Drake fan has been hit by a vehicle while trying to do the viral 'In My Feelings' challenge . The National Transportation Safety Board posted a cautionary message on its...

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  • Zimbabwe says presidential election results to be released 'very soon'
Zimbabwe says presidential election results to be released 'very soon'

The government said the army was deployed in the capital on Wednesday to help police restore order, as protesters took to the streets, accusing the electoral commission of rigging the vote in favour of the ruling party. Elections under Mugabe's 37-year rule were marked by violence against the opposition and alleged fraud. The head of the Common...

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