• Injured As Train Crashes In Barcelona
Injured As Train Crashes In Barcelona

Josep Rull, a member of the regional Catalan government, told reporters that the casualty toll was not bigger because the train approached the station at a reduced speed. "He is one of the injured with a strong bruise to the chest", he said. The train driver was among those seriously injured. He said: "My train crashed when I arrived at the sta...

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  • Putin Signed a Law to Deploy Russian Air Base in Syria
Putin Signed a Law to Deploy Russian Air Base in Syria

When President Barack Obama expelled 35 diplomats in the wake of accusations that Russian Federation had interfered in the presidential vote, Mr. Putin defied expectations and invited US diplomats' children to Kremlin holiday festivities.

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  • Fusion GPS: White House trying to smear us on Russian Federation
Fusion GPS: White House trying to smear us on Russian Federation

Bill Browder testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee that he suspects Fusion GPS gives "incentives" to journalists who push stories for their "smear campaigns". "To me, this just shows you how deep the Russians are into our democracy and if you are Republican and you are Democrat , if you don't get...the point I was trying to make, it's...

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  • Firefighters kill snake that was biting woman's face
Firefighters kill snake that was biting woman's face

Although the woman said the snake was not poisonous, she soundly deathly afraid as she reported to 911 that the snake had begun to bite her face. In that audio, the woman immediately speaks in a panicked voice. When firefighters arrived, the woman was lying in her driveway with the snake around her neck, authorities said. The boa constrictor wa...

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  • U.S. slams 'provocative' Iran satellite-launch rocket test
U.S. slams 'provocative' Iran satellite-launch rocket test

A confirmed launch of the "Simorgh" rocket would mark another step forward for the Islamic Republic's young space program , but is likely to raise alarm among its adversaries, who fear the same technology could be used to produce long-range missiles.

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  • Friday forecast: rain likely to stick around, high 84
Friday forecast: rain likely to stick around, high 84

Friday night should be clear, with lows dipping to around 53. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible, the weather service says.

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  • Larijani calls for unity to counter United States sanctions
Larijani calls for unity to counter United States sanctions

The top lawmaker pointed to Iran's paramount status in the Middle East and said imposing new sanctions on the country is harmful to the U.S. The U.S. Friday's announcement comes after the US Senate adopted another batch of sanctions against Iran, North Korea and Russian Federation, and amid rumors that the Trump administration is considering a ...

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  • Standoff at Jerusalem holy site after metal detectors removed
Standoff at Jerusalem holy site after metal detectors removed

The Jordanian government announced that Israeli decision to reverse its unacceptable measures at Al-Aqsa Mosque/Al-Haram al-Sharif, is a key step to restore calm in the occupied Palestinian territories, especially in holly sites. Chants of "We will sacrifice ourselves for Al-Aqsa!" rang through the crowd as police tried to control the scene. The de...

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  • Sam Brownback taking questions on governorship, new Trump administration job
Sam Brownback taking questions on governorship, new Trump administration job

Sam Brownback , as the new Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom is a significant and very positive step in the right direction for our country and the world ..." The choice of what you do with your own soul. Senate. " Sam Brownback will be remembered for becoming the most unpopular governor in America", Sen. Brownback's depa...

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  • Senate votes against ACA repeal and replace amendment
Senate votes against ACA repeal and replace amendment

Trump on Wednesday criticized Murkowski, who on Tuesday was one of two Republicans who voted against beginning debate to repeal the ACA. (The House of Representatives is already moving to gut the CBO and replace it with a small agency that will simply aggregate the findings of DC think tanks, many of which are funded by deeply ideological cons...

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  • Sessions' DOJ argues gay people aren't protected from discrimination under Title VII
Sessions' DOJ argues gay people aren't protected from discrimination under Title VII

In the brief , the Justice Department argues that " Title VII does not prohibit discrimination because of sexual orientation". "Passed in 1965, the Title VII employment provision does not include sexual orientation or gender identity", said Mat Staver, Founder and Chairman of Liberty Counsel .

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  • Death toll from Venezuela protests breaches 100 mark
Death toll from Venezuela protests breaches 100 mark

Venezuela's chief prosecutor says a 30-year-old man has been killed in a protest in a western town, pushing the official toll to least 98 dead in almost four months of unrest . Venezuela's President Maduro calls the protesters "terrorists" and insists the demonstrations are a cover for a coup plot orchestrated by the US.

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  • Long Island twin boys, 3, drown in their home's backyard pool
Long Island twin boys, 3, drown in their home's backyard pool

Sue's friend Eboni Huggins told the New York Post the twins were her "miracle babies" since she had a string of troubled pregnancies. She looked out a window and saw one boy floating in the in-ground pool. The twins were transported to Plainview Hospital where they were pronounced dead. "Our emergency department staff worked feverishly in hop...

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  • Ex-Georgian president Saakashvili stripped of Ukrainian citizenship
Ex-Georgian president Saakashvili stripped of Ukrainian citizenship

Saakashvili now is in the United States, Sergei Leshchenko, a member of Poroshenko's bloc in Parliament, said . Asked about the issue, Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili told journalists: "I think that Ukraine as a sovereign country has all reasons for (the) decisions it is taking".

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  • Trump's address to the Boy Scouts
Trump's address to the Boy Scouts

The Comedy Central host also highlighted some clips from Trump's speech and said, "Sweet Jesus!" "Don't you find that a little unusual?" she said. "Yeah, you're Boy Scouts, but you know life, you know, billionaires, global waters, no witnesses, gambling, cockfights, some ladies, everyone's wearing loose clothing", Colbert mocked after playing a...

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  • Petrol and diesel cars to be banned by 2040 in the UK
Petrol and diesel cars to be banned by 2040 in the UK

The government has told councils to solve pollution on their own streets by improving public transport and considering restrictions on dirty diesel vehicles at peak times. Motoring journalist and lead spokesman for the campaign, Quentin Willson, added: "So by 2040 no fuel stations no garage repairs no auto parts suppliers and 15m diesels scrapped".

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  • Trump to bar transgender individuals from armed forces, Twitter reacts
Trump to bar transgender individuals from armed forces, Twitter reacts

President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he plans to reinstate a ban on transgender individuals from serving "in any capacity" in the U.S. armed forces. He threatened legal action if Wednesday's decision is not reversed . "We stand with these patriots", Schumer said. While a policy was put in place a year ago to allow transgender ind...

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  • Senate panel rescinds subpoena for Trump's ex-campaign head
Senate panel rescinds subpoena for Trump's ex-campaign head

Mr Kushner, who is now a top aide in Trump's White House, spent three hours with the House of Representatives intelligence panel. When asked why they chose to recruit her, he said she's "wonderful" and has "a lot of Washington , D.C. A quiet insider who generally avoids the spotlight, Kushner is the first top Trump lieutenant to be quizzed by the ...

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  • Israel Dismantles Controversial Metal Detectors At Jerusalem Holy Site
Israel Dismantles Controversial Metal Detectors At Jerusalem Holy Site

Al-e-Habib emphasized that world Powers, especially the United States, were undermining the counter-terrorism efforts they claimed to champion, while bombing Syria and Yemen and preventing the delivery of humanitarian aid at the same time. There had been increasing criticism of the way in which the metal detectors were installed, without consultati...

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  • Withdraw or face the consequences, China threatens India
Withdraw or face the consequences, China threatens India

Beijing has repeatedly said any talks to solve the stand-off are only likely if India first withdraws its troops. The warning issued comes amid a heightened tension in the relationship between the two countries following a standoff at the disputed Doka La plateau at the next to Sikkim at the India-China-Bhutan border tri-junction.

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