Tourist boat, speedboat collision in Greece leaves 3 dead

Witnesses said the impact of the speedboat split the excursion boat into two parts, tossing its occupants into the water, before it sank on Tuesday. Four bodies were recovered from the water, officials say: three men, and that of a nine-year-old ch... More..

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by | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Trump looking to institute political tests for immigrants

Trump didn't go as far on Monday, saying the rise of ISIS "is the direct result of policy decisions" made by Clinton and President Obama rather than calling them the founders of the terrorist group. "She ha...More..

by | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Zambian president leads in election results

Nine candidates run for president, and under the country's amended constitution, a victor must garner 50 percent plus one of the votes in order to be declared victor. Following Sata's death in October 2014, Lun...More..

Pakistan will avenge every life lost in Quetta massacre: President Mamnoon Hussain
by | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Pakistan will avenge every life lost in Quetta massacre: President Mamnoon Hussain

The day will finally dawn with a 31-gun salute in Islamabad and 21-gun salute in the provincial capitals. Pakistan raised the Kashmir issue while celebrating its 70th Independence Day , with President Mamn...More..

by | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Tourist warning after four die in Thai resort bombings

Tourism accounts for 10% of Thai gross domestic product and is one of the few bright spots in an economy that has struggled under the stewardship of a military government that seized power in a bloodless coup t...More..

by | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Police Trying to Determine What Caused JFK Airport Gun Calls

The Port Authority press office told SI.com that reports fans caused the evacuation could not be confirmed. Authorities received reports of gunshots at Terminal 8 at about 9:30 p.m., while similar reports pro...More..

by | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Russian Federation 'close' to joining forces with United States on Aleppo: Minister

Fighting for control of the divided city of some 2 million people has intensified in recent weeks and there have been some gains for rebel groups battling Syrian government forces. Children have been traumatise...More..

by | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Boko Haram leadership row exposes rift

Inside Story - Can Boko Haram be defeated? Analyst Jacob Zenn was quoted as saying that the announcement could indicate a coup by Boko Haram breakaway group Ansaru, adding that it followed a trend of extrem...More..

by | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Oil extends gains on output freeze hopes

However, with the number of active oil rigs in the USA rising steadily (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/oil-futures-pare-gains-after-data-show-7th-straight-weekly-rise-in-the-us-oil-rig-count-2016-08-12)-up 15...More..

by | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

U.S. flagbearer Michael Phelps leads team into Olympics opening ceremony

Bringing the world together, under the umbrella of sports, the curtain to the 2016 Rio Olympics parted on Friday evening at the Maracana Stadium. International Olympic Committee resident Thomas Bach spoke aft...More..

by | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Ledgers in Ukraine show cash listed for Trump's campaign manager Manafort

The anti-corruption officials said the handwritten ledgers that disclosed the cash payments did not make clear whether Manafort actually received the payments. In a statement Monday, Manafort called the repor...More..

US men's basketball team survives scare against Serbia 94-91
by | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

US men's basketball team survives scare against Serbia 94-91

This is how it's going to be: hard, nerve-wracking, more taxing than they imagined. It didn't seem that way in men's basketball to start the Rio Games, but it's getting closer. Still, Serbia trailed by just...More..

by | Monday, August 15, 2016

Swiss train attacker dies of his wounds

Metzger of the St Gallen cantonal police said the attack could be a " crime of passion", adding: 'A terrorism background still seems very, very far-fetched'. She had been doused with a flammable liquid, leadin...More..

by | Monday, August 15, 2016

Clinton Campaign Calls Out Trump, Releases Tax Filings

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Friday released her 2015 tax return, adding to a large stack of tax documents she's already made public. Although the claim is unsubstantia...More..

by | Monday, August 15, 2016

Clintons Paid 34.2% Effective Tax Rate in 2015, Campaign Says

The Clintons' eight-figure income, which included nearly $6 million from speaking fees and consulting fees for Bill Clinton andmore than $4 million in speaking fees and income from book sales for Hillary Clint...More..

by | Monday, August 15, 2016

McConnell calls GOP Senate chances 'very dicey'

Trump is tanking in the polls after a miserable few weeks that have been riddled with offensive remarks and other blunders, including a chaotic Republican National Convention in July. "And I'm hoping that's the...More..

by | Monday, August 15, 2016

Sean Manaea tosses quality start in win over Mariners

On Star Wars and fireworks night at the coliseum, losing by a score of 4-3, the A's were ultimately felled by the strong Mariners artillery in Nelson Cruz and Robinson Cano , along with some help from old-fr...More..

Olympians are all over Tinder in Rio
by | Monday, August 15, 2016

Olympians are all over Tinder in Rio

Tinder , which allows users to swipe right on a profile picture to approve and left to reject, is among the most widely used in the growing market that includes Grindr, Hinge and others. About 10,000 athletes a...More..

by | Monday, August 15, 2016

Olympics: Golden goodbye as Phelps signs off with 23

The 21-year-old's win is Singapore's first Olympic gold medal. Phelps' victory came just minutes after the women's medley relay gave the United States its 1,000th Olympic gold medal in the history of the Su...More..

by | Monday, August 15, 2016

Children and hospital staff killed in Syria air strikes

The sources, who spoke to Anadolu Agency on condition of anonymity due to restrictions on speaking with the media, said that the shelling caused great destruction, adding that civil defense teams are still work...More..

Assam: Militants open fire in Tinsukia; 2 killed
by | Monday, August 15, 2016

Assam: Militants open fire in Tinsukia; 2 killed

The Assam government today said that security forces were keeping a strict watch across the state following killing of two civilians by suspected ULFA (I) cadres in Tinsukia district. Tinsukia district has rema...More..

by | Monday, August 15, 2016

French City of Cannes the Latest to Say 'Non' To Burqini…

Thierry Migoule , head of municipal services in Cannes, sought to clarify the intent of the burqini ban, which is in place until August 31. It's already illegal for women in France to wear the burqa or the ...More..

by | Sunday, August 14, 2016

Donald Trump backs down over refusal to endorse House Speaker Paul Ryan

Trump earlier this week refused to endorse Ryan, telling The Washington Post he was "not quite there yet" - almost the same phrase Ryan had used about Trump before finally endorsing him. Ryan told WTMJ's Char...More..

Donald Trump endorses Paul Ryan after initially declining to do so
by | Sunday, August 14, 2016

Donald Trump endorses Paul Ryan after initially declining to do so

Trump made the announcement during a campaign stop Friday in Green Bay, Wisconsin. "We may disagree on a couple of things but mostly we agree", the Guardian quoted him as saying. "The baby that had a voice that...More..

Backed Syrian force captures key town where ISIS fighters used human shields
by | Sunday, August 14, 2016

Backed Syrian force captures key town where ISIS fighters used human shields

According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which monitors the conflict from the United Kingdom, around 500 cars left Manbij carrying IS members and civilians. Residents of Manbij , Syria, who had ...More..

by | Sunday, August 14, 2016

Bomb targeting mourners at Pakistan hospital kill at least 10

An emergency was declared in Quetta hospitals as numerous injured were shifted to them. Lawyers and journalists had gathered at the hospital after the body of a prominent activist lawyer, Bilal Kasi , shot a...More..

by | Sunday, August 14, 2016

Burkinis banned on Cannes riviera beach

Cannes mayor David Lisnard said he had signed off on the burkini ban out of "respect for good customs and secularism", a founding principle of the French republic. We are not talking about banning the w...More..

Elezioni Usa, nuovi attacchi a Donald Trump
by | Sunday, August 14, 2016

Elezioni Usa, nuovi attacchi a Donald Trump

Trump attacca anche Hillary Clinton . "Lui si rifiuta di descrivere come terroristi i radicali islamici che hanno effettuato attacchi come quelli di Orlando e San Bernardino". Alza ancora il tiro, Donald Trum...More..

by | Sunday, August 14, 2016

US Landmark Nears: 1000 Summer Olympic Gold Medals

Phelps, who won four gold medals in Rio, swam in his final individual race unless he decides to shun his plans for retirement. Michael Phelps might still be snagging gold medals, but a lot has changed since 2...More..

by | Sunday, August 14, 2016

Marksman Ed Ling shoots Team GB to another medal in Rio Olympics

Ed Ling proved that third time lucky isn't just a cliché as he won bronze in the men's trap after falling short of the medals on his two previous Olympic appearances in Athens and London. 8 [in the diving list]...More..

by | Sunday, August 14, 2016

South Africa local elections: ANC loses in capital Pretoria

The DA's leader, 36-year-old Mmusi Maimane, told reporters: "For far too long, the ANC has governed South Africa with absolute impunity". Encompassing Port Elizabeth and the surrounding rural area, the area...More..

by | Sunday, August 14, 2016

Putin, Erdogan eye resetting of ties

Petersburg. "When the Turkish military shot down a Russian fighter jet that it said strayed from Syrian into Turkish airspace last November, Moscow's retaliation was swift", Al Jazeera's Bernard Smith, report...More..

Obama: Islamic State Will Be Defeated 'Inevitably'
by | Sunday, August 14, 2016

Obama: Islamic State Will Be Defeated 'Inevitably'

He says as the jihadist group loses ground in the Middle East, there are signs that it is shifting to attacks overseas. But Pentagon officials have said no US ground forces are in Sirte assisting in the battl...More..

Olympics-Swimming-Ledecky takes third gold in 4x200m relay
by | Sunday, August 14, 2016

Olympics-Swimming-Ledecky takes third gold in 4x200m relay

Lochte didn't even reach the podium this time, fading to fifth after leading at the midway point. Phelps clocked one minute, 54.66 for a comfortable winning margin of 1.95 seconds. It would seem likely the hi...More..

by | Sunday, August 14, 2016

Puerto Rico reports 10690 Zika cases amid ongoing epidemic

So far, in the continental United States, only Florida has seen locally transmitted cases, where people were infected by being bitten by infected mosquitoes. The CDC says some travelers to areas with Zika will ...More..

Feds set rules for growing medical marijuana
by | Saturday, August 13, 2016

Feds set rules for growing medical marijuana

Health Canada will work closely with provincial authorities, which regulate health care practitioners, to share data and information, such as the quantities of cannabis being authorized for medical purposes in ...More..

by | Saturday, August 13, 2016

Turkey, Iran pledge greater cooperation over Syria

But Cavusoglu said: "We will closely cooperate on these issues (on Syria) after this meeting". The strained relations between Russia and Turkey started to improve after Erdogan's letter to Russian President V...More..

by | Saturday, August 13, 2016

Almaz Ayana smashes record to win women's 10000m gold medal

New York (TADIAS) - 24-year-old Almaz Ayana won Ethiopia's first gold medal at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on Friday breaking the world record in the women's 10,000m. Ayana, who als...More..

by | Saturday, August 13, 2016

Blasts hit three tourist resorts in Thailand

The timing and scope of the attacks suggested the bombs were set off by opponents of the Southeast Asian nation's ruling junta, which last weekend organized a successful referendum on a constitution that critic...More..

by | Saturday, August 13, 2016

Arrest warrant out for Sukur, according to Turkish state media

Turkey accuses US -based cleric Gulen of orchestrating the coup attempt. In 2011, three years after retiring from worldwide football, Sukur became an MP in Erdogan's Justice and Development Party. Sukur resig...More..

In U-turn, Trump says ISIS claim about Obama was sarcastic
by | Saturday, August 13, 2016

In U-turn, Trump says ISIS claim about Obama was sarcastic

Earlier Friday, the Republican presidential nominee elaborated on his claim that Obama and Hillary Clinton , the Democratic presidential nominee, were founders of the ISIS terrorist organization. While the GOP...More..

Clinton Stiffens Opposition to Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Deal
by | Saturday, August 13, 2016

Clinton Stiffens Opposition to Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Deal

It's ultimate goal is "open trade and regional integration across the region". That made Obama's defense of the Trans-Pacific Partnership particularly meaningful as he acknowledged legitimate concerns about the...More..

by | Saturday, August 13, 2016

Dozens Of JetBlue Passengers And Crew Members Were Injured During Severe Turbulence

JetBlue spokeswoman Katherine McMillan told The Boston Globe (http://bit.ly/2aQR3o7 ) that flight 429 was traveling from Boston to Sacramento, California, on Thursday when it was diverted to Rapid City, South...More..

by | Saturday, August 13, 2016

Mark Sanchez, Trevor Siemian put to test in Broncos' preseason opener

Or could it be just plain apathy? Denver's defense, playing without four regulars (Super Bowl MVP Von Miller, DeMarcus Ware, Aqib Talib and Chris Harris Jr.), nonetheless dominated the Bears' first-string off...More..

Pakistan invites India for dialogue on Kashmir
by | Saturday, August 13, 2016

Pakistan invites India for dialogue on Kashmir

Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the all-party meet said that there can not be any compromise on national security. The time has come to expose Pakistan's brutalities in Balochistan and Pak-occupied Kashmir (P...More..

by | Saturday, August 13, 2016

Ex-Philippine leader Fidel Ramos meets senior China official to mend ties

Mr Kishida said Japan, while not a claimant in the South China Sea, would continue to cooperate closely with "relevant countries" for the peaceful resolution of maritime rows. A statement signed by Ramos, Fu an...More..

North Dakota law enforcement monitoring pipeline protest
by | Saturday, August 13, 2016

North Dakota law enforcement monitoring pipeline protest

Construction of the pipeline began this week just north of the Standing Rock Sioux reservation. Thursday was the "second day of confrontation with private security and local law enforcement", Sarah Aziza write...More..

by | Saturday, August 13, 2016

Nephew in 'Making a Murderer' ordered released

But today a Federal judge in Wisconsin ruled that the state has 90 days to appeal the federal order or Dassey must be released from prison. Halbach went to the Avery family auto salvage yard to take pictures ...More..

by | Friday, August 12, 2016

Macy's plans to close 100 stores, boost online investment

Macy's operates a store at Destiny USA and in Great Northern Mall. By this time next year, Macy's , which operated 728 locations , says it will shutter about 15% of its stores. "Eligible full-time and part-t...More..

by | Friday, August 12, 2016

Punta Gorda chief accepts responsibility for tragic shooting

The "bad guy" fired first and Paquin said she heard three or four shots coming from the officer, and saw Knowlton fall to the ground. On Wednesday, he had said police were "unaware that any live ammunition wa...More..