• Rail collision kills at least 36 in Egypt's Alexandria
Rail collision kills at least 36 in Egypt's Alexandria

A spokesman for Egypt's health ministry, Khaled Megahed told al-Ahram the death toll was 36 with more than 100 people injured. Alexandria, Egypt's second-largest city, sits on the Mediterranean coast in the north. The train sped for miles, with flames engulfing one carriage after another, killing more than 370 people. In July 2008, at least 44 ...

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  • Philippines prepares for N Korea's Guam missile threat
Philippines prepares for N Korea's Guam missile threat

According to the U.S. Pacific Command, the drill will include 500 Marines and 18 aircraft operating out of the 35th Fighter Wing at Misawa Air Base, on the northern tip of the island of Honshu. John Bertiz urged the government to prepare response measures in case tensions between the two countries continue to escalate. "Our best diplomats, strategi...

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  • Spain's migrant numbers set to triple
Spain's migrant numbers set to triple

Migrants don't usually disembark on Spanish beaches but it has happened before, especially near the cities Melilla and Ceuta, which border Morocco. Sunbathers on a southern Spanish beach were startled this week when 30 to 40 fully clothed men pulled up to shore in a rubber boat and scattered across the sand.

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  • Anger erupts in Odinga bastions after Kenya poll result
Anger erupts in Odinga bastions after Kenya poll result

Just before the announcement, a senior official from the opposition said it "wouldn't be a party" to a process he characterized as a "charade" because its concerns had not been addressed by the electoral commission. In 2007 an opposition coalition led by Odinga disputed the result after incumbent Mwai Kibaki was announced the victor by the electora...

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  • Part of Exeter Hospital evacuated over odor; 20 people treated
Part of Exeter Hospital evacuated over odor; 20 people treated

Aerial footage captured this morning shows a row of gurneys outside the hospital's emergency room, where patients were being traiged. A hospital spokesperson told WMUR-TV that an unknown odor was detected at Exeter Hospital around 11:15 a.m.

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  • BMW plunges 7 floors in Texas parking garage
BMW plunges 7 floors in Texas parking garage

Suddenly, the BMW violently crashes to the ground behind the SUV. Police said they mistook the gas pedal for the brakes and crashed through the parking garage barriers. The SUV moves out of the way before bystanders rush to help the driver of the BMW. Authorities said the woman was seriously injured. Surveillance video shows the auto hit the pa...

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  • CNN Fires Commentator Jeffrey Lord For Tweeting 'Sieg Heil'
CNN Fires Commentator Jeffrey Lord For Tweeting 'Sieg Heil'

Carusone asked, "Why do you expect anyone to take you seriously when you don't take yourself seriously". Hours after a tweet that referenced a Nazi victory salute turned Twitter on its head, CNN cut ties with one of its most recognizable faces on Thursday.

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  • Young boy dies in hotel vehicle park collision
Young boy dies in hotel vehicle park collision

Witnesses said a heavy police presence and around 15 police cars were on the scene at the Ibis Budget Hotel, Trafford Road, in Salford Quays. A 17-month-old little boy has tragically died after being hit by a vehicle in a hotel auto park.

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  • Sweeping government climate report warns of rapid warming in Alaska, Arctic
Sweeping government climate report warns of rapid warming in Alaska, Arctic

But the link between global change and human activity is not detailed in the study. Those conclusions are drawn in a separate draft portion of the National Climate Assessment highlighted by The New York Times earlier this week. NOAA releases monthly data, too. Energy Secretary Rick Perry testifying before the Senate Energy Committee in June...

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  • Election hack claim sparks protests after Kenya's vote
Election hack claim sparks protests after Kenya's vote

Kenya's election commission dismissed claims on Wednesday by opposition leader Raila Odinga that its systems and website had been hacked to produce a "fictitious" lead for Odinga's long-time rival President Uhuru Kenyatta . Three people were killed after an attack inside a vote tallying centre on Kenya's coast. The election commission h...

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  • Half of Republicans support postponing 2020 election if Trump asked
Half of Republicans support postponing 2020 election if Trump asked

Despite their party controlling both chambers of Congress , only one in six Republicans (16%) approve of the job Congress is doing, the lowest yet in 2017. Congress left for its August recess without passing any sweeping, comprehensive legislation, failing in its attempt to pass something on health care and leaving tax reform on the docket.

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  • AIADMK (Amma) Deposes Sasikala, Dinakaran Ahead Of Merger Of Factions
AIADMK (Amma) Deposes Sasikala, Dinakaran Ahead Of Merger Of Factions

But it said the appointment of Dhinakaran as deputy general secretary, who was expelled from the party once by Jayalalithaa, is not acceptable. O Panneerselvam , former CM of TN had earlier raised his agitation against Sasikala when she was convicted in the disproportionate assets case.

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  • 12-Year-Old Pours Boiling Water on Girl at Sleepover
12-Year-Old Pours Boiling Water on Girl at Sleepover

The 12-year-old was arrested and police charged her with assault. Her mother told New York Daily News that she has attempted to commit suicide as a result of her actions. You let this happen to my daughter!' Ebony Merritt screamed at Panton. Panton says the two girls are friends and have spent the entire summer together and always prank e...

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  • $50 million lawsuit: Eric Bolling vs
$50 million lawsuit: Eric Bolling vs

Ali tweeted on Wednesday afternoon that he had received a summons in a defamation lawsuit seeking $50 million in damages. Citing a dozen anonymous sources, Ali reported that Bolling had sent the messages several years ago on separate occasions and that four people other than the recipients had seen the photo.

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  • Million-dollar Powerball ticket sold in the Heights
Million-dollar Powerball ticket sold in the Heights

The next Mega Millions jackpot is expected to be the fifth largest in the history of the game, worth about $393 million if someone wins. Those are also about the same odds as being struck by a meteorite and attacked by a shark - at the same time, according to CNNMoney .

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  • Percent Of Republicans Would Support Postponing 2020 Election
Percent Of Republicans Would Support Postponing 2020 Election

In the poll , 47 percent of Republicans incorrectly believed that Trump won the popular vote. 68% believe Trump's ludicrous claim that "millions" of "illegal immigrants" voted in the last election despite being ineligible to vote. But still, Trump's blunt assertion that his 2016 election had to overcome a vast voter-fraud conspiracy that almost su...

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  • Fire decimates pumping capacity for East Bank of Orleans Parish
Fire decimates pumping capacity for East Bank of Orleans Parish

As long as the power supply from Entergy remains steady, the system will be able to handle a "typical rainfall", Landrieu said. Mayor Mitch Landrieu's office said in a news release early Thursday the city has lost service to one of its turbines, which powers most of the pumping stations that service the East Bank of New Orleans .

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"Un attacco al territorio americano di Guam", escalation di minacce da Pyongyang

Lo hanno rivelato ieri i media americani, che hanno potuto leggere un rapporto della Dia, il servizio di intelligence del Pentagono . Secondo un'agenzia di stampa governativa nordcoreana, Pyongyang starebbe "esaminando un piano operativo" per colpire l'area di Guam con missili balistici strategici a medio e lungo raggio.

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  • Trump goes after McConnell on Twitter
Trump goes after McConnell on Twitter

The exchange came less than two weeks after Senate rejection of the GOP effort to scuttle President Barack Obama's health care law, probably McConnell's most jolting defeat as leader and Trump's worst legislative loss. His targets have begun to narrow, and the Majority Leader of the Senate is firmly in his crosshairs. President Donald Trump ...

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  • Look Up! Perseid Meteor Shower Will Fill The Skies This Weekend
Look Up! Perseid Meteor Shower Will Fill The Skies This Weekend

The Perseid Shower is an awesome sight. It orbits the sun ever 133 years and each time it passes through the inner solar system, it warms up releasing fresh comet material into its orbital stream. moonrise. Tom Reiland, director of the Amateur Astronomers Association of Pittsburgh, said the showers are best viewed right after midnight but that ...

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