Giant air tanker to attack vast Georgia wildfire

Evacuation orders were in place for the southern end of Charlton County, according to the incident report , and a number of highways were closed. Firefighters were battling Sunday to prevent the fire from spr. "But we've got goats and chickens", Lis... More..

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by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

U.S. train driver faces criminal charges over deadly 2015 derailment

He also is charged with eight counts on involuntary manslaughter, a first-degree misdemeanor, and "numerous" charges of reckless endangerment, a second-degree misdemeanor, Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh S...More..

McMaster talks tough on Russian Federation amid Trump-Kremlin dealings
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

McMaster talks tough on Russian Federation amid Trump-Kremlin dealings

Russia, Turkey and Iran signed a memorandum on creating four zones at talks involving the Syrian government and opposition groups in Kazakhstan's capital, Astana, last week. "It's hard, of course, there are no ...More..

Toyota see profit drop on stronger yen despites rising sales
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Toyota see profit drop on stronger yen despites rising sales

Japan's current account surplus stood at 2.91 trillion yen ($25.45 billion) in March, supported by solid income from overseas investments, maintaining a trend that has continued for nearly three years. Sales i...More..

Atletico recognizes it needs to improve to succeed in Europe
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Atletico recognizes it needs to improve to succeed in Europe

Zidane admitted ahead of December's last-16 draw that Juventus were the team he wanted to avoid, due to his respect for Massimiliano Allegri's side, who eased past Monaco 4-1 on aggregate in the other semi-fina...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Acting FBI head disputes White House claim Comey had lost staff support

Warner, who called Comey a "straight shooter", raised questions about Rosenstein's involvement in the investigation following the circumstances of the former FBI director's firing, but said he thought ...More..

US prosecutors told to push for more, harsher punishments
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

US prosecutors told to push for more, harsher punishments

In a memo released to the public on Friday, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions called on federal prosecutors to pursue harsher sentences for low-level drug crimes - a stark reversal from the more lenient polic...More..

Trump, Putin to meet in July, Russians announce
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Trump, Putin to meet in July, Russians announce

President Donald Trump meets with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, second left, at the White House on May 10, 2017. Normally, such White House meetings are reserved for heads of state. His name is Alex...More..

UK Labour leader accuses Theresa May of 'pandering' to Trump
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

UK Labour leader accuses Theresa May of 'pandering' to Trump

In a speech marking the mid-point of the campaign, she will reach out to disaffected Labour voters, saying many were "appalled" at the direction he was taking the party, while promising to "earn the trust of al...More..

Senate Votes to Confirm Lighthizer as Trade Representative
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Senate Votes to Confirm Lighthizer as Trade Representative

Dairy Export Council (USDEC) and the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) said following Lighthizer's Senate confirmation. With Thursday's vote, Trump's trade-team leadership is in place. There are certa...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

USA reaffirms its commitment to protect Turkey

Since 2015, Erdogan has been pursuing a renewed war on the ultra-leftist, separatist Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in his own country, where Kurds make up some 20 percent of the population. "In order to do thi...More..

US sees Iran working to preserve nuclear deal
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

US sees Iran working to preserve nuclear deal

He described a scenario where what happened to Sony could be "done in sequence over multiple firms - I mean, that's a foreign government attacking a North American firm to coerce its behavior". Iraq will face "...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Amtrak Engineer Charged In Deadly 2015 Philadelphia Train Crash

Trial attorneys Thomas R. Kline, and Robert J. Mongeluzzi this evening, following the announcement by state Attorney General Josh Shapiro, endorsed his filing of several criminal charges against Amtrak Engine...More..

FBI Raids GOP Consultant over 2013 Virginia Governor's Race
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

FBI Raids GOP Consultant over 2013 Virginia Governor's Race

Instead, Rogers told the local Capital Gazette , the raid concerned work the company did on a failed 2013 campaign for Virginia governor, which the candidate, Republican former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cu...More..

North Korea Displays Ballistic Missiles, Vows In-Kind Response if US Attacks
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

North Korea Displays Ballistic Missiles, Vows In-Kind Response if US Attacks

The North Korean communist regime on Saturday used the 105th birth anniversary of Kim Il Sung, the country's "eternal president", to exhibit its military strength and signal to the United States its readiness f...More..

by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Afghan air force pounds area after death of IS commander

The US military statement said 35 ISIS militants and several high ranking commanders were killed in the April 27 raid . Hasib, who was appointed previous year following the death of his predecessor Hafiz S...More..

15 great white sharks spotted off Southern California coast
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

15 great white sharks spotted off Southern California coast

On Saturday, as many as 20 juvenile great white sharks were spotted in the same area, prompting a similar advisory. But that's exactly what beachgoers in California heard broadcast from a helicopter loudspeak...More..

French presidential race enters final week with May Day rallies
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

French presidential race enters final week with May Day rallies

Polls consider Macron the front-runner in the runoff but the race has been exceptionally unpredictable. Mr Macron added that if he were to allow the European Union to continue to function as it was it would b...More..

by | Friday, May 12, 2017

South Korean leader Moon discuss North Korea with China's Xi - Blue House

Moon won South Korea's presidency in an election held on Tuesday, campaigning on a more conciliatory approach toward Pyongyang and ending almost ten years of hardline conservative rule in the South that focused...More..

Mattis: US reviewing Syria safe zones but has many questions
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Mattis: US reviewing Syria safe zones but has many questions

Iran , Assad's other major ally, also backed it. The memorandum signed by Russia , Iran and Turkey last week setting up the de-escalation areas said that the forces of those countries would ensure the ad...More..