• Fugitives who killed prison guards caught in Tennessee
Fugitives who killed prison guards caught in Tennessee

They came upon a home where they attempted to steal a auto, but the homeowner came outside and held the fugitives at gunpoint until a neighbor came to assist. Sheriff Howard Sills , Putnam County, GA; says, "shortly afterwards there was a chase that ensued with that vehicle that they had stolen". Sills was emotional as he described the scene.

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  • In about face, Israel freezes Western Wall mixed prayer plan
In about face, Israel freezes Western Wall mixed prayer plan

The decision negates an agreement passed in January 2016 by the government for an egalitarian prayer section at the Western Wall, which was negotiated by the Reform and Conservative movements, the Women of the Wall, the Jewish Agency for Israel and the Israeli government.

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  • Australia's suspension of Syrian operations a 'blow' to the US
Australia's suspension of Syrian operations a 'blow' to the US

The incident occurred in the same vicinity as previous conflicts with pro-regime forces, near the combat outpost in At-Tanf, where a contingent of US and coalition advisers are supporting a force to fight the Islamic State , also known as ISIS.

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  • Tourist boat with 150 aboard sinks near Colombian city
Tourist boat with 150 aboard sinks near Colombian city

Video circulating on social media showed the ship going down and dozens of other vessels approaching it to try to rescue people. A statement from the air force said it was not immediately clear if the vessel capsized or sank in the Penol reservoir in the northwest tourist town of Guatape .

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  • Putin: Russian economy has moved to period of growth
Putin: Russian economy has moved to period of growth

Putin said it is freakish when the "head of an intelligence service makes a record of his conversation with the commander in chief and then leaks this conversation to the media via a friend", Bloomberg reported . Snowden?" "Thank God, this is something, this is good", Putin said. On Wednesday, The US Senate overwhelmingly passed an amend...

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  • North Korea denies torturing United States student Otto Warmbier
North Korea denies torturing United States student Otto Warmbier

United States doctors said Mr Warmbier had suffered a severe neurological injury from an unknown cause. Warmbier, a junior at the University of Virginia , was on a trip to North Korea in January 2016 when he was arrested for trying to steal a propaganda poster in the Yanggakdo Hotel in Pyongyang.

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  • Seoul Conducts Missile Test as Pyongyang Tests Rocket Engine
Seoul Conducts Missile Test as Pyongyang Tests Rocket Engine

Ahead of his first overseas trip next week - to Washington D.C. for a bilateral summit with U.S. President Donald Trump - South Korean President Moon Jae-in made another occasion to convey his thoughts to the rest of the world. "At least I know China tried!" A tweet from Trump on Tuesday, though, appeared to indicate that the cordial relationsh...

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  • Darren Osborne appears in court on murder and attempted murder charges
Darren Osborne appears in court on murder and attempted murder charges

Darren Osborne, 47, will appear before magistrates in central London later Friday in relation to the charges, police and prosecutors said. The Crown Prosecution Service said it would argue that Osborne, "motivated by extreme political views and a personal hatred of Muslims, acted to kill, maim, injure and terrify as many people as possible" dur...

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  • Democratic Rep. says Pelosi is 'impediment' to taking back House majority
Democratic Rep. says Pelosi is 'impediment' to taking back House majority

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif) confronted her critics - both Republicans and Democrats - on Thursday after Democratic losses in Tuesday's House special elections brought new scrutiny to her leadership and fresh calls for her to step aside lest she drag down her party's candidates in the 2018 midterms.

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  • Grenfell Tower fire was started by a fridge-freezer, according to authorities
Grenfell Tower fire was started by a fridge-freezer, according to authorities

This is following the Metropolitan Police Service's statement that a Hotpoint FF175BP fridge freezer has been identified as the initial source of the Grenfell Tower fire . Gould said the council has begun the process of removing the panels and they have initiated 24/7 fire safety patrols to reassure residents. Seventy-nine people are feared ...

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  • Queen's speech dominated by European Union exit
Queen's speech dominated by European Union exit

In a speech following the queen's, May apologized for how her government handled the aftermath of the tragedy. Instead, May lost her majority as many voters shunned the government's approach to Brexit and rebelled against seven years of austerity.

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  • Australian military suspends air operations over Syria
Australian military suspends air operations over Syria

The downing of a Syrian plane does not appear to have prevented Syria from attempting a similar bombing Tuesday according to USA military officials. The latest incident occurred in a part of Syria seen as strategically important for the Syrian government and Iran as Tehran seeks to secure a land corridor between forces it backs in Syria a...

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  • Odisha to get three more Post Office Passport Seva Kendras
Odisha to get three more Post Office Passport Seva Kendras

The Centre is also planning to open one passport centre within a radius of 50 kilometres. MEA and DoP are working closely for the operationalisation of passport related services at the remaining 34 POPSK in the first phase. Swaraj also launched a portal for the Know India Programme (KIP), an initiative by the ministry for the Persons of Indian...

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  • Toddler found dead in borewell after three-day rescue operation
Toddler found dead in borewell after three-day rescue operation

The 18-month-old girl's plight moved not only villagers of Ekkareddyguda, 60 km from here, but people cutting across religions and age offered prayers seeking her safe return. The efforts to rescue the child had started from 8 pm on Thursday using different methods. All the attempts by the police, the fire department, National Disaster Response For...

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  • Trump reacts on Twitter on 9th circuit Court verdict
Trump reacts on Twitter on 9th circuit Court verdict

On Monday, a three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against a revised version of the executive order, using the president's tweets against him in making their decision. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said after Monday's ruling that the ban was necessary to protect national security, and the president was within his lawful...

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  • South Korea test fires Hyunmoo-2C ballistic missile
South Korea test fires Hyunmoo-2C ballistic missile

South Korea has successfully test fired longest range variant of its Hyunmoo series tactical ballistic missiles on Friday, amid increased provocations from North Korea. However, Do does plan to raise the idea of inviting North Korean players to join South Korea's women's ice hockey team for the Pyeongchang Olympics, a spokesman of the ministry sai...

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  • Another North Korean defects to the South
Another North Korean defects to the South

Friday's missile test is the fourth of six evaluations that will take place "before official weaponization" of the Hyunmoo-2, according to The Korea Herald . hopes Beijing can have greater influence on the state to stop both its missile tests and nuclear program. "I think that the weapon systems that the Agency for Defense Development is working...

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  • Georgia Governor Thankful For Escaped Prison Inmates Capture In Tennessee After Chase
Georgia Governor Thankful For Escaped Prison Inmates Capture In Tennessee After Chase

There the two apparently stole a auto, which they covered with grass and branches when they ditched it along a state highway in Bedford County, authorities said. Authorities say Dubose and Rowe escaped after killing two prison guards during a bus transport in Georgia . Rowe and Dubose, armed with the officers' weapons, then allegedly carjack...

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  • Puerto Rico votes on statehood: Polls and protests
Puerto Rico votes on statehood: Polls and protests

Politics took the front seat at this year's Puerto Rican Day Parade in NY on Sunday, as the traditional batons, floats and marching bands were overshadowed by the inclusion of a militant pro-independence figure and a vote in favor of statehood taking place on the island.

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  • Climate change split with USA still wide: G-7
Climate change split with USA still wide: G-7

BOLOGNA, Italy (AP) - Top environment officials from the Group of Seven wealthy democracies met Sunday in Italy amid ongoing differences between the US and other members of the club over how to deal with climate change. But he tweeted that he "spent meaningful time" with the G-7 ministers. He said the other G7 countries hoped to continue constr...

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