• Local soap actor dies in highjacking — NEWSFLASH
Local soap actor dies in highjacking — NEWSFLASH

South Africa mourns one of its rising stars, after actor Dumi Masilela was killed in an attempted hijacking. A singer, actor, and former soccer player, Masilela was best known for his role as 23-year-old street kid Sifiso Ngema on popular soap Rhythm City , having made his first appearance on the series in 2013.

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  • 'I didn't dump nachos on him or anything'
'I didn't dump nachos on him or anything'

Joseph took to Facebook on Monday to break down what happened, calling Christie's behavior "aggressive" but said he did "regret" his own actions and apologized to the governor. "You're a public official you have to", he said. I could have done better than "you suck". This is a man who made a career out of demonizing public corruption only to beco...

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  • Lease Dispute Results in Secret Service Vacating Trump Tower Command Post
Lease Dispute Results in Secret Service Vacating Trump Tower Command Post

It has ethics watchdogs on high alert and has put government agencies, like the General Services Administration, which oversees the USA government's leases, in a challenging situation of negotiating with their boss. Donald Trump relocated from the penthouse apartment to the White House after his inauguration, but his wife Melania and son Barron re...

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  • U.S. in missile test just days after North Korea launch
U.S. in missile test just days after North Korea launch

Foreign ministers from all the major powers involved in trying to curtail North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un's atomic ambitions will be in the Philippine capital for the event, offering a rare chance for face-to-face talks on the crisis. The United States had for months put pressure on China to rein in North Korea's increasingly sophisticated we...

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  • Bashing Trump Is Not Working For Flake In His Home State
Bashing Trump Is Not Working For Flake In His Home State

In the book , Flake writes: "It was we conservatives who, upon Obama's election, stated that our No. 1 priority was not advancing a conservative policy agenda but making Obama a one-term president - the corollary to this binary thinking being that his failure would be our success and the fortunes of the citizenry would presumably be sorted o...

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  • Trump Turns to Tillerson, China to Cool North Korea War Talk
Trump Turns to Tillerson, China to Cool North Korea War Talk

Pyongyang first undertook its first successful test of an intercontinental ballistic missile on July 4. President Donald Trump has demanded that China rein in its nuclear ambitions - angrily tweeting over the weekend that he would no longer allow China to "do nothing" on North Korea .

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  • North Korea travel ban to take effect next month
North Korea travel ban to take effect next month

Tillerson said the North Korean threat "has materialized in the ways we expected it would", and that the administration has responded with "peaceful pressure", although options are limited. Asked later in the day whether a USA response might include a first strike on North Korea, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders replied, "As we sa...

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  • Justice Department to investigate Harvard's admission process for alleged discrimination
Justice Department to investigate Harvard's admission process for alleged discrimination

But the wording employed ("intentional race-based discrimination") clearly targets programs created to bring more minority students to university campuses, which critics argue favors their applications against others with similar or higher test scores.

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  • Why Windstream Holdings, Inc. (WIN) Stock Is Plunging Today
Why Windstream Holdings, Inc. (WIN) Stock Is Plunging Today

BlackRock Inc. boosted its position in shares of Windstream Holdings by 61,577.1% in the first quarter. Can now owns 21,720 shares of the company's stock valued at $118,000 after buying an additional 12,774 shares during the last quarter.

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  • Pakistan government website hacked; hackers post Indian national anthem
Pakistan government website hacked; hackers post Indian national anthem

An Indian hacker changed the Pakistani website by posting Indian national anthem and Independence Day greetings on its wall. According to Twitter users, the website opened with a hacker message which celebrated India's Independence day and the country's national anthem playing in the background.

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  • Tillerson has no plans to meet N. Korea foreign minister in Manila
Tillerson has no plans to meet N. Korea foreign minister in Manila

Professional reporters or journalists, representatives of the International Committee of the Red Cross or the American Red Cross traveling on official missions, those traveling to North Korea for "compelling humanitarian considerations" and those whose requests are "in the national interest" may ask for a special validation of their passports in or...

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  • Man detained in Sydney over alleged plane terror plot released without charge
Man detained in Sydney over alleged plane terror plot released without charge

The maximum penalty each could face is life imprisonment. The 50-year-old, named by his lawyer as Adbul Merhi, was arrested after five homes were raided on Saturday, which sparked a tightening of security at major domestic and worldwide airports.

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  • John Kelly called Comey to express anger over firing
John Kelly called Comey to express anger over firing

Kelly, a former top military officer, had no experience in politics. Mr. Trump had effusively praised Mr. Priebus also earlier, but undermined him by creating parallel power centres in the White House and finally hiring Mr. Sources in the White House told ABC News that Scaramucci offered his resignation Monday morning to Kelly, with a request to be...

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  • Rahul Gandhi To Visit Flood-Hit Banaskantha In Gujarat Tomorrow
Rahul Gandhi To Visit Flood-Hit Banaskantha In Gujarat Tomorrow

Rahul told the locals that he wanted to visit the place and assess the loss. State GPCC president Bharatsinh Solanki, Shaktisinh Gohil, Arjun Modhvadia and Siddharth Patel will also be present, the party said. He also promised to raise the issue of Assam's perennial flood problem in the Parliament. On Tuesday Prime Minister Naredra Modi reviewed ...

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  • BC heat wave brings record-breaking temperatures, poor air quality
BC heat wave brings record-breaking temperatures, poor air quality

The state Department of Ecology has deemed the air in East Pierce County to be "very unhealthy" Thursday and the air throughout the rest of the county to be "unhealthy". The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for much of Western Washington through Friday night, with high temperatures again expected in the 90s on Friday, w...

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  • Irish PM to attend Belfast gay pride event
Irish PM to attend Belfast gay pride event

During his trip, Varadkar will attend a gay pride event in Belfast on Saturday. Same-sex marriage is legal in the Republic of Ireland and the rest of the United Kingdom, but not in Northern Ireland. The north is the only region in Ireland and Britain where same sex marriage is unlawful. Uniformed officers from the Police Service of Northern...

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  • Pentagon: US Test-Fires ICBM amid Tensions with 'Reckless' N. Korea
Pentagon: US Test-Fires ICBM amid Tensions with 'Reckless' N. Korea

However, France Air Force made it clear that they don't concern or share about the U.S recent missile test . North Korean leader Kim Jong Un continues to test missiles, and that is testing the global community. Following reports of the missile's flying within 70 miles of a plane's flight path, the company said, " North Korea's missile...

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  • Netanyahu is a suspect in bribery and fraud case
Netanyahu is a suspect in bribery and fraud case

The court granted the order, which will remain effective until September 17. Police have been questioning Netanyahu for months over the cases but have released few details. Case 2000 is an ongoing investigation into conversations between Netanyahu and Arnon Mozes, the publisher of the influential and widely read newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth .

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  • Japan PM to rejig Cabinet on Thursday
Japan PM to rejig Cabinet on Thursday

Abe said he would focus on bread-and-butter issues such as jobs, a pledge he's made in the past only to prioritize conservative issues such as amending the constitution. One of Kono's major tasks will be to coordinate closely with the United States, Japan's closest ally, in the face of North Korea's missile and nuclear development programs.

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  • Fire engulfs 82-storey residential skyscraper in Dubai
Fire engulfs 82-storey residential skyscraper in Dubai

The Torch skyscraper is one of the tallest residential buildings in the world. Burning debris can be seen spiraling down to the ground below as firefighters desperately attempt to tackle the blaze. The Dubai police commander-in-chief and Dubai Civil Defence director general are on the scene, according to the Dubai Civil Defence. Experts i...

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