• Colombian gang puts a $70,000 bounty on Sombra the drug-sniffing dog
Colombian gang puts a $70,000 bounty on Sombra the drug-sniffing dog

Led by Dario Antonio Usuga, who goes by the name of " Otoniel ", the clan is considered one of the most ambitious and ruthless gangs in the country. The six-year-old only recently found 5.3 tonnes of cocaine in the port of Turbo. President-Elect Ivan Duque is promising a tougher approach to speed up eradication of the drug , including aerial...

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  • Three killed in New Orleans shooting
Three killed in New Orleans shooting

The two men and one woman were pronounced dead at the scene, police said. "Firing indiscriminately into a crowd, shooting 10 people, killing three - that's personal", he said. "A lot of people saw and heard what happened". Sunday, NOPD said there is no update on the condition of the seven people injured. Two men and a woman died at the scene, a...

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  • Mueller reportedly examining Trump's tweets in obstruction probe
Mueller reportedly examining Trump's tweets in obstruction probe

In a series of tweets targeting Mr Mueller's credibility, Mr Trump alleged he had "a very nasty & contentious business relationship" with Mueller. The meeting was attended by the president's son, Donald Trump Jr ., as well as Paul Manafort, the former chairman of Trump's presidential campaign, and Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner .

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  • Robert Mugabe: I won't vote for Zanu-PF in Zimbabwe election
Robert Mugabe: I won't vote for Zanu-PF in Zimbabwe election

Mugabe, slouched behind a pile of microphones, said in a news conference at his home on the outskirts of the capital Harare . "I can't. I will choose among the 22 [other candidates]", Mugabe said. "The more the merrier", Chamisa said in response to a question about Mugabe's endorsement. He said he resigned "to avoid bloodshed" and "to avoid confli...

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  • Trump threatens USA government shutdown over immigration
Trump threatens USA government shutdown over immigration

President TrumpDonald John TrumpGiuliani targets Cohen lawyer: He and Cohen are "deceivers" Trump reelection campaign denies reports "Keep America Great" flags are being made in China Top Koch Network officials vent frustration with White House, GOP-led Congress MORE warned on Sunday that he would be willing to "shut down" the government o...

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  • We are working closely with Mugabe: Chamisa
We are working closely with Mugabe: Chamisa

He said he he had talked to Sekeramayi, who remains a senior Zanu-PF member, who had agreed to take over. Mr Mugabe addressed the nation for the first time since stepping down in November and declared that "I will not vote for those who have illegally taken power".

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  • Ex-lawyer says Donald Trump knew of 2016 meeting with Russians
Ex-lawyer says Donald Trump knew of 2016 meeting with Russians

The president insinuated Cohen might be making up stories in order to cut a deal after the Federal Bureau of Investigation raided his home and office and seized financial records of Cohen's taxi medallion business. At the 2016 meeting, Trump Jr. was joined by his brother-in-law Jared Kushner and Trump's campaign chairman at the time, Paul Mana...

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  • Israel frees Palestinian viral slap video teenager
Israel frees Palestinian viral slap video teenager

Israeli forces have detained two Italian graffiti artists who were working on a mural of a jailed Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi . Video of the incident outside her home in Nabi Saleh past year went viral. From her home, Ahed headed for a visit to the grave of late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat. Amnesty International condemned the arre...

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  • A 'biblical disaster': Greek official on wildfires that have killed 50
A 'biblical disaster': Greek official on wildfires that have killed 50

A fire broke out north east of the capital in the area of Rafina , a seaside resort of permanent residences and holiday homes popular with Athenians and tourists. "People can not tolerate so much smoke for so many hours", Achilleas Tzouvaras said. Spain sent two firefighting aircraft, while Cyprus sent in 60 firefighters.

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  • Images indicate North Korea dismantling test site facilities
Images indicate North Korea dismantling test site facilities

The July 20 images showed work at the Sohae Satellite Launching Station to dismantle a building used to assemble space-launch vehicles and a nearby rocket engine test stand used to develop liquid-fuel engines for ballistic missiles and space-launch vehicles, the 38 North think tank said.

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  • 463 migrants may have been deported without their children
463 migrants may have been deported without their children

How the secretaries of HHS and DHS and their senior staff, not to mention the attorney general and White House staff who cooked this up, have remained in office and received no punishment remains yet another outrage in an administration characterized by ignorance, cruelty and contempt for governance.

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  • Facebook suspends profile of Infowars founder, says ban is 'close'
Facebook suspends profile of Infowars founder, says ban is 'close'

The Facebook representative also said that the site has removed four videos from pages run by Infowars and Jones after the content was reported to the site. His channel, which boasts more than 2.4 million subscribers, is in danger of being removed if he receives another two "community strikes" within three months.

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  • New Zealand tells Australia: Stop 'copying' our flag
New Zealand tells Australia: Stop 'copying' our flag

New Zealand's Acting Prime Minister Winston Peters has called on Australia to change its flag, accusing its neighbour of copying New Zealand's own design - a jab at a time of testy relations between the normally close allies. The comments this week have come amid an ongoing trans-Tasman war of words about Australia's deportation of hundreds of N...

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  • Ex-lawyer claims Trump knew of 2016 meeting with Russians
Ex-lawyer claims Trump knew of 2016 meeting with Russians

Michael Cohen is now apparently saying Trump knew, while Trump took to Twitter this morning to adamantly deny it. After the co-hosts brought up Trump's response, even invoking "crooked Hillary" again, Behar remarked, "He dares to call her crooked Hillary still, when he is the biggest crook".

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  • Ramaphosa wraps up Brics summit
Ramaphosa wraps up Brics summit

Embracing multiculturalism, strengthening intra-BRICS cooperation and growing investment in Africa were the focal points of President Cyril Ramaphosa and China's President Xi Jinping's speeches as the BRICS summit opened on Wednesday.

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  • Ex-Stanford swimmer wanted 'outercourse' when he sexually assaulted woman: Lawyer
Ex-Stanford swimmer wanted 'outercourse' when he sexually assaulted woman: Lawyer

In a case that gained worldwide attention, Turner only served three months of a six-month sentence after being found guilty of intent to commit rape, penetration of an intoxicated person and penetration of an unconscious person. If the conviction is overturned, Turner will no longer have to register and he will not have a criminal record any more ...

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  • OPAPP hails House approval of Bangsamoro bill
OPAPP hails House approval of Bangsamoro bill

Wealth sharing: The law grants 75-25 wealth sharing between the Bangsamoro and national governments - higher than the current 70-30 scheme under the ARMM law. Under former president Benigno Aquino III, deliberations on bills of what would have become the Bangsamoro Basic Law were stopped after a botched police operation in 2015, known as the Mama...

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  • Putin Ready To Invite Trump To Russia, Visit DC 'If Appropriate'
Putin Ready To Invite Trump To Russia, Visit DC 'If Appropriate'

A CNN report said his longtime lawyer Michael Cohen planned to tell Mueller that Trump did know of the meeting. He has a desire to have further meetings, to hold further meetings. "They want President Trump to deliver on his election promises, to make the relationship better with Russian Federation, but they also see that he's not going to ...

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  • Gun used in Toronto shooting likely came from U.S.
Gun used in Toronto shooting likely came from U.S.

Toronto police spokeswoman Meaghan Gray says victims of Sunday's mass shooting include eight women and girls, and seven men. Flags at Toronto City Hall as well as at Fallon's former high school, Malvern CI, were lowered to half-staff. They said they don't believe the attack was random. "We have 10 year olds and 2 year olds being shot at in this c...

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  • Israel responds to fatal knife attack with new settler homes
Israel responds to fatal knife attack with new settler homes

Israeli strikes on Gaza killed three Hamas members after which nine rockets were fired into Israel . "The best answer to terrorism is the expansion of settlements", Mr Lieberman said. The European Union condemned the attack, branding it "barbaric". Israel says Palestinian incitement has fuelled the attacks. There was no response from Abbas's...

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