• Khaled Sharrouf believed to have been killed in air strike in Syria
Khaled Sharrouf believed to have been killed in air strike in Syria

One of Sharrouf's brothers also reportedly sent a message to Islamic radicals in Australia confirming their deaths were killed by coalition forces. The Australian newspaper and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, both citing unnamed government sources, reported the death of Sharrouf and his sons.

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  • Accept No Substitutes: Kim Jong Un Seen During Guam Missile Test Briefing
Accept No Substitutes: Kim Jong Un Seen During Guam Missile Test Briefing

Both last month and this month, 78 percent of voters said the US should continue taking a diplomatic approach to get North Korea to end its nuclear weapons program. In Beijing, the top USA general demanded that China increase pressure on North Korea. The United States and South Korea insist their annual joint exercises are purely defensive,...

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  • Baltimore removes Confederate statues in wake of Charlottesville
Baltimore removes Confederate statues in wake of Charlottesville

Trump said during a visit to Trump Tower in NY. A statue of former Supreme Court Chief Justice Roger Taney and the Confederate Women's Monument in Bishop Square Park were also removed. On Monday in Gainesville, Florida, workers finished removing a statue that was meant to remember locals who lost their lives in the Civil War. Birmingham Mayor Wil...

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  • Dershowitz: Trump Has More Credibility Than Obama on North Korea
Dershowitz: Trump Has More Credibility Than Obama on North Korea

Russian and German leadership expressed concern in recent days over the president's rhetoric, after he wrote on Twitter that the U.S. is " locked and loaded " ahead of any action by the North. State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said last week the USA was not ruling out dialogue with Pyongyang, with which Washington does not have dip...

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  • Abbas: Gaza to Face Further Cuts if Hamas Refuses PA
Abbas: Gaza to Face Further Cuts if Hamas Refuses PA "Reconciliation" Terms

One of the people wounded was reported in serious condition. According to witnesses, hundreds of men of the security forces have been deployed along the border with Egypt after the explosion. Bazm also noted that Hamas security forces are carrying out an investigation into the incident. Egypt has kept the Rafah crossing mostly closed in recent ...

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  • Steve Bannon Loved Trump's Charlottesville Remarks
Steve Bannon Loved Trump's Charlottesville Remarks

Apparently, Bannon admires Robert Kuttner, a journalist for The American Prospect (a magazine whose mission is "liberal intelligence"). Mr. Bannon's departure from the White House has been repeatedly predicted by news media and political observers in Washington.

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  • Powerball winning numbers drawn for $430 million jackpot
Powerball winning numbers drawn for $430 million jackpot

A Match 5 Winners Power Play ticket was sold in Texas and is worth $2 million. The odds of matching all five numbers and the Powerball number is 1 in about 293 million, according to the Powerball website. 7-16-20-66-73, Mega Ball 7, Megaplier 2x. The ticket was sold at Nick's Barbeque in Palos Heights, Illinois. While the person has not come forw...

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  • Man seen at Charlottesville protests no longer works at Top Dog
Man seen at Charlottesville protests no longer works at Top Dog

White was outed on Twitter by @ YesYoureRacist , an account run by Logan Smith, which has been on a mission to identify rally participants and their employers, while also posting images and other related content. "We believe in individual freedom and voluntary association for everyone". White was in Charlottesville for the "Unite the Right" ral...

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  • Strong/Severe Storms Possible Thursday
Strong/Severe Storms Possible Thursday

Between a quarter and a half-inch of rain is possible. Highs will top off in the upper 80s. There is limited potential for tornadoes north of Interstate 44, according to the weather service. National Weather Service in Norman issued a severe thunderstorm watch at 2:45 p.m. for parts of northern Oklahoma and southern Kansas. Sunday, it will be s...

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  • Guam's worries grow as tensions rise between US, North Korea
Guam's worries grow as tensions rise between US, North Korea

Baumgartner, a supervisor at a high-end clothing store, said she was confident USA forces on the island's two bases were ready to intervene, and she bore no grudges about that military presence making Guam a North Korean target. Col. Christopher B. Logan, a Pentagon spokesman, said when asked about the military's posture on Guam. "We are with you...

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  • Hollywood Forever Cemetery to remove Confederate monument
Hollywood Forever Cemetery to remove Confederate monument

The memorial has always been a point of controversy for the cemetery, which is home to headstones for Old Hollywood stars like Mickey Rooney, Judy Garland and Toto the dog - real name: Terry (the dog). The bronze insignia, cross of honor, plaque of Robert E. Lee's head and crossed bayonets were stolen in 2005, and later restored. Glenna Matthews,...

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  • Sharad Yadav readies for show of strength
Sharad Yadav readies for show of strength

Download the News Nation Mobile App and stay connected with top stories from India and around the world. While he did not spell out who would participate in the programme, to be held in New Delhi , it is expected that members of the Congress and the Left parties would be present.

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  • Top US military officer warns N Korea that US military ready
Top US military officer warns N Korea that US military ready

A war of words erupted between the U.S. and North Korea last week after President Donald Trump threatened " fire and fury " against the reclusive regime. "The Chinese military is willing to make efforts with the US side to strengthen strategic communication, increase strategic mutual trust, deepen practical cooperation, appropriately handle problem...

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  • Pompeo: Not Surprising If N. Korea Tests Missile Again
Pompeo: Not Surprising If N. Korea Tests Missile Again

China and Russian Federation floated a plan by which North Korea would freeze its missile tests if the United States and South Korea freezed their military exercises. Kim never said he had abandoned the Guam plan for good. "It's not declaring war - it's not that I'm over here, Dr. Strangelove, doing things like that", he said.

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  • There will be no war on Korean peninsula: Moon Jae
There will be no war on Korean peninsula: Moon Jae

Trump's recent aggressive comments about deploying possible military options underscored his resolve to counter the threat from the North's nuclear weapons and missile programs. During an inspection of the North Korean strategic rocket forces earlier this week, Kim praised the military for drawing up a "close and careful plan" but said he would wa...

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  • If North Korea attacks U.S., it 'will regret it fast'
If North Korea attacks U.S., it 'will regret it fast'

Guam governor Eddie Calvo said the territory has many buildings made to withstand powerful typhoons, yet he acknowledged that nothing can protect against a nuclear attack. President Donald Trump is warning of military action "should North Korea act unwisely". The Philippines' preparations come after North Korea on Thursday, August 10, threat...

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  • Saudi Arabia To Open Border To Qatar Pilgrims, Qatar Media Silent
Saudi Arabia To Open Border To Qatar Pilgrims, Qatar Media Silent

The air traffic restrictions have caused headaches for the 2.4 million residents of Qatar, 90 percent of whom are foreigners, as flights were forced to take longer routes, for example, to Southeast Asia. Qatari authorities last month accused Saudi Arabia of jeopardizing the pilgrimage to Mecca by refusing to guarantee their pilgrims' safety. Qatar ...

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  • BJP wins local body polls in Madhya Pradesh
BJP wins local body polls in Madhya Pradesh

He also accused the party in power of misusing the state machinery. "The results were satisfactory and at places, the party got unprecedented support", said state Congress president Arun Yadav. According to News 18 , on 11 August, three wards of Mandsaur - two wards of Shamgar Nagar Panchayat and one ward of Garoth panchayat - had gone to the ...

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  • Australia: Far right politician wears burqa in parliament
Australia: Far right politician wears burqa in parliament

Senator Hinch asked Senator Parry whether he could come into the chamber wearing fancy dress, given Senator Hanson is not a Muslim. Parry said he would not interfere with what Senators wore. Senator George Brandis , who is Australia's Attorney General from the ruling, conservative Liberal Party, drew a standing ovation from all sides of the ch...

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  • Remains Found in Search for Natalee Holloway
Remains Found in Search for Natalee Holloway

Natalee Holloway disappeared in 2005 on a post-high school trip to Aruba , and her disappearance has remained a mystery as no one has been charged. She was last seen about 1 a.m. But his story was discounted when an investigation showed the building didn't yet exist. "We have a person who states he was directly involved with Joran van der Sloo...

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