• Hostage Situation With Active Shooter in Charleston
Hostage Situation With Active Shooter in Charleston

Other witnesses say a gunman entered through the back of the restaurant shouting, "There's a new boss in town". Several hostages are holed up inside the restaurant, spokesman Charles Francis of the Charleston police said during a press conference.

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  • Mattis: US considering sending weapons to Ukraine
Mattis: US considering sending weapons to Ukraine

Mattis said he would not like to elaborate further because he owes President Donald Trump more "confidentiality on that". "Despite the hardships you have endured, the people of Ukraine have shown a fierce determination to create economic opportunities, fight corruption, and strengthen their democratic institutions".

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  • United States slaps sanctions on Russian, Chinese entities for supporting North Korea
United States slaps sanctions on Russian, Chinese entities for supporting North Korea

Also sanctioned were Russian citizens Mikhail Pisklin, Andrei Serbin and Irina Huish for activities in the North Korean energy industry. The US today slapped sanctions on 10 Russian and Chinese companies and six individuals for helping in advancing North Korea's missile and nuclear weapons programme by conducting business with the reclusive nat...

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  • Car Slams Into Protesters At Trans Vigil
Car Slams Into Protesters At Trans Vigil

After attending a vigil, some people took to the streets and blocked an intersection, St. Louis police officers said. That is when police say the protesters surrounded the vehicle and began "striking it with their hands and a flag pole". The vigil for Herring took place at the city's Transgender Memorial Garden. Rose said that a protester w...

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  • Murder charge sought over submarine death
Murder charge sought over submarine death

The 30-year-old had not been seen since she was spotted on a 60ft homemade submarine on 10 August with Danish inventor Peter Madsen , who built the sub Nautilus. Later, he said she died in an accident and he tried to bury her at sea. Moller adds that they found "coagulated blood" inside Madsen's submarine , which was recovered from a depth of a...

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  • Sanchez homers again, Yankees rout Tigers 10-2
Sanchez homers again, Yankees rout Tigers 10-2

The Yankees aren't thinking of doing the same thing with Severino, are they? The winning and losing pitchers - Detroit's Alex Wilson (2-4) and New York's Dellin Betances (3-5) - were among those ejected. Cabrera swung at Romine who immediately tackled him. By game's end, Sanchez owned the Major League Baseball lead among catchers for hom...

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  • Ram Rahim Singh rape trial: CRPF, RAF to be deployed during hearing
Ram Rahim Singh rape trial: CRPF, RAF to be deployed during hearing

I have faith in God. "Please maintain peace", Ram Rahim wrote in a post to his followers on Facebook and Twitter. The jail department has segregated inmates who are dera supporters from other prisoners so as to avoid clashes, even as a government spokesperson said the police had seized five walkie-talkies from suspected dera followers.

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  • DOJ Modifies Request for Info on Trump Protesters
DOJ Modifies Request for Info on Trump Protesters

That includes data stored on Dreamhost for the DisruptJ20 website from October 1, 2016, through January 20, including any communications related to the planning and carrying out of crimes committed during the inauguration and identifying information for those involved.

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  • Dutch police detain second suspect in Rotterdam concert threat
Dutch police detain second suspect in Rotterdam concert threat

The official said investigators discarded a possible link between the van's driver and the extremist cell that carried out the attacks in and near Barcelona after questioning the driver and examining the van. The Civil Guard shared the information with Dutch authorities and is investigating the threat, said the source, speaking anonymously beca...

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  • Courts Have Blocked Three Discriminatory Texas Voting Laws in Eight Days
Courts Have Blocked Three Discriminatory Texas Voting Laws in Eight Days

The court's ruling said changes to the law passed earlier this year by the state's legislature that were meant to be less discriminatory than an earlier one did not accomplish that. "The court's finding of discriminatory intent strongly favors a wholesale injunction against the enforcement of any vestige of the voter photo ID law", Ramos wrote .

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  • Sears Shuttering 28 More Locations, Comparable Sales Down 11.5%
Sears Shuttering 28 More Locations, Comparable Sales Down 11.5%

In the Hudson Valley there are Kmart stores in New Windsor, Poughkeepsie, Mahopac, Yorktown Heights and White Plains. Sears Holdings announced on Thursday that it will soon be closing 28 Kmart stores, including its Massillon, Ohio location.

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  • White House issues statement on USS John McCain collision
White House issues statement on USS John McCain collision

Rear Adm. Phil Sawyer will take over Aucoin's position of immediately, the Navy says . Tanker Alnic MC is seen in Singapore waters after a collision with USS John S. In June , seven sailors were killed when the U.S. destroyer Fitzgerald hit a cargo ship off the coast of Japan. Earlier this summer, the USS Fitzgerald crashed into a P...

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  • Hospital worker claims $758.7M Powerball prize
Hospital worker claims $758.7M Powerball prize

Powerball Product Group Chair Charlie McIntyre said in a statement early Thursday that the $758.7 million jackpot is the largest grand prize won by a single lottery ticket in USA history. Now that the drawing for Wednesday's huge $700 million Powerball is over, players are already wondering just how much the next Powerball for Saturday night i...

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  • North Korean leader orders production of more solid-fuel rocket engines
North Korean leader orders production of more solid-fuel rocket engines

But submarine-launched ballistic missiles are relatively hard to detect, and a longer-range version of such a missile would give the North considerably more strategic leverage, military experts said. Kim's regime later postponed a threat to fire missiles towards the US Pacific island territory of Guam, and Washington said it would be open to dialog...

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  • Former CIA agent wants to buy Twitter to kick Trump off
Former CIA agent wants to buy Twitter to kick Trump off

Yes, that Valerie Plame , the former undercover Central Intelligence Agency agent who was outed in 2003 by the White House via columnist Robert Novak after her husband, diplomat Joseph Wilson, dared to call bull on the Bush administration's assertion that Iraq had tried to buy uranium for building weapons.

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  • European court will still hold sway after Brexit
European court will still hold sway after Brexit

So what have we learned from the announcements? The ECJ ensures that member states abide by EU, interprets EU law and settles disputes between countries and EU institutions. The wording suggests that the ECJ may have a limited influence on United Kingdom law after the split. The President of the UK Supreme Court, Lord Neuberger, called on the g...

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  • Justice Department Drops Trump-Protester Fishing Expedition
Justice Department Drops Trump-Protester Fishing Expedition

The DOJ backing down is certainly a victory for civil rights, but the fact that the rest of Phillips' statement amounts to the government admitting it hadn't anticipated that there could be so much data surrounding the 1.3 million visitors it wanted to snoop on is a bit unsettling.

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  • Father gets 25 years for murdering son after Disneyland trip
Father gets 25 years for murdering son after Disneyland trip

He was arrested on June 23. Sobbing, she recounted the childhood milestones she would miss with her son. Aguilera says the boy was killed about an hour after he and his father arrived in Santa Barbara, and his body was left in a wooded area near Vista Point.

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  • SEA Games: Singapore wins men's 4x100m freestyle relay in Games record time
SEA Games: Singapore wins men's 4x100m freestyle relay in Games record time

Huelgas was followed by his compatriot John Chicano who won the silver medal. "As I've said, I want to win the gold medal this time because this could be my final SEA Games campaign", said Parantac, a University of Cordilleras alumnus. Philippines Reyland Capella bags the Gold medal for Mens Floor exercises and Philippines Kaitlin De Guzman bag...

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  • Man Utd back in Champions League. Who do they want to avoid?
Man Utd back in Champions League. Who do they want to avoid?

When will the group stages be played? The Champions League group stage draw will be held tomorrow, Thursday, August 24 at 6:00 p.m. Monaco time , 5 pm England, noon in USA. From Pot 3 they will be hoping for FC Basel and from 4, Apoel Nicosia of Cyprus. Because Real Madrid won both La Liga and the Champions League , the eighth-ranked...

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