• 3 children, father die in kayaking incident on Lake Superior
3 children, father die in kayaking incident on Lake Superior

The family's 13 ½-foot craft tipped over and all five, each wearing a life jacket, fell into the open water, Haraf said. But it took more than fours for her text to go through because of poor service. "It was shortly after (midnight) when a Coast Guard crew located the bodies of the father, the little boy and one of the little girls", Haraf sai...

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  • 4 missing, 10 hurt after 2 boats collide, sink on Colorado River
4 missing, 10 hurt after 2 boats collide, sink on Colorado River

All those aboard both boats were thrown into the water and both boats sank, the sheriff's department said in its statement, adding that some people were rescued from the water by passing boaters. The cause of the crash is being investigated by Mohave County authorities, Sherwin said. Two helicopters searched by air, and divers were sent out into ...

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  • Activists condemn
Activists condemn "inhuman" caning of Malaysian lesbian

The women pleaded guilty last month to breaking Islamic laws and were sentenced to six lashings each and a fine of 3,300 ringgit (£620). Gay sex is banned in the country, which groups it together with bestiality in a list of offences which are "against the order of nature".

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  • Trump attacks Sessions, suggests DOJ hurt GOP in midterms
Trump attacks Sessions, suggests DOJ hurt GOP in midterms

Two easy wins now in doubt because there is not enough time . Trump wrote on Twitter the Justice Department's decision to file charges will hurt safe Republican seats in the U.S. "Same thing with Lyin" James Comey . Trump on Sunday mounted a massive attack against Sessions, blaming him for allowing charges to be brought against two GOP ...

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  • Woman attacks D.C. bus in road rage incident
Woman attacks D.C. bus in road rage incident

Editor's note: The video below contains graphic language . She got out and attacked the bus with a baseball bat, then took her car's jack out of the trunk, which is when a passenger on the Greyhound bus started recording with their cellphone.

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  • Trump warns Syria, Russia and Iran against Idlib 'tragedy'
Trump warns Syria, Russia and Iran against Idlib 'tragedy'

The site of the strike is located near Syria's borders with Iraq and Jordan. Iran's foreign minister held talks with officials in Syria on Monday as Syrian forces and their allies prepare for an assault on the last opposition stronghold in the country.

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  • Ugandan pop star-turned-politician flies to USA for treatment
Ugandan pop star-turned-politician flies to USA for treatment

ODM has condemned Ugandan authorities for blocking Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi from seeking medical attention overseas. Police spokesperson Emilian Kayima called the allegations "fake news". Dozens of global musicians, including Chris Martin, Chrissie Hynde and Brian Eno last week issued an open letter condemning the treatment of Kyagula...

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  • United Kingdom ex-chief rabbi warns of Jewish exodus over anti-Semitism
United Kingdom ex-chief rabbi warns of Jewish exodus over anti-Semitism

Jeremy Corbyn has come under prolonged attack for refusing to adopt fully the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of anti-Semitism in Labour's new code of conduct. "There is an element to this leadership in respect to this antisemitism question which I think is very hard to reconcile with the proper principles of the Lab...

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  • Trump to withhold 100,000 pages of Kavanaugh’s White House records
Trump to withhold 100,000 pages of Kavanaugh’s White House records

Burck said he has given the committee "every reviewable" document that he received except those that fell into exemptions that included "presidential records protected by constitutional privilege". Graham predicted the conservative nominee will pass confirmation in the Senate with at least 55 votes; hearings begin this week. "The issue now is wha...

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  • Wisconsin Amber Alert: Phoenix Dickens abducted from Milwaukee
Wisconsin Amber Alert: Phoenix Dickens abducted from Milwaukee

An Amber Alert has been issued by the Phoenix Police Department for two young children who were allegedly abducted from their home in Arizona by their non-custodial parent, who authorities say shot the boys' mother and her roommate Saturday morning, the St.

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  • Lawyer told Russia had ‘Trump over a barrel’
Lawyer told Russia had ‘Trump over a barrel’

McQuade says, previously, career Justice Department people found Trump's criticisms of Ohr to be bewildering. Steele also reportedly said that a Trump campaign aide had more contact with Russian officials than had been revealed. Aides to House Judiciary Chairman Robert Goodlatte did not immediately comment. Trump calls investigations of Russi...

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  • Pres. Trump Asserts 'No Political Necessity' To Keep Canada In New NAFTA
Pres. Trump Asserts 'No Political Necessity' To Keep Canada In New NAFTA

Trump notified Congress on Friday of his intent to sign a revamped deal in 90 days, amid negotiations that blew past the deadline imposed by the president. Donald Trump has repeatedly denounced NAFTA as "one of the worst trade deals ever made". Trump said Saturday on Twitter that there was "no political necessity" to keep Canada in NAFTA, whi...

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  • JD.com's billionaire CEO released after USA arrest
JD.com's billionaire CEO released after USA arrest

Police said an investigation was ongoing. JD.com was quick to defend its leader, saying that law enforcement had grilled him over an "unsubstantiated accusation" and let him go when it determined there was "no substance". The University of Minnesota said Liu was a student in its doctor of business administration programme, which primarily takes p...

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  • 20 million historical artifacts destroyed in Brazil National Museum fire
20 million historical artifacts destroyed in Brazil National Museum fire

It was not immediately clear how the fire began on Sunday night (local time ) but in a statement the museum said the blaze started after it had closed to the public. The museum is the oldest scientific institution of Brazil and one of the largest museums of natural history and anthropology in the Americas. The museum houses thousands of items rel...

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  • China announces $60 billion ‘no-strings attached’ investment towards projects in Africa
China announces $60 billion ‘no-strings attached’ investment towards projects in Africa

Xi, addressing leaders at Beijing's Great Hall of the People, said the new $60 billion will include $15 billion of aid, interest-free loans and concessional loans, a credit line of $20 billion, a $10 billion special fund for China-Africa development, and a $5 billion special fund for imports from Africa.

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  • Shooting breaks out at California's Del Mar race track
Shooting breaks out at California's Del Mar race track

At least one video posted on Twitter showed a female sheriff's deputy pull her gun and fire what sounded like four rounds after a man standing near an entrance gate is seen pointing a weapon toward the sky. The initial shots appeared to go off near the venue's racetrack, where TVG announcers covering a race screamed out "gunfire" live on air. N...

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  • Myanmar jails two Reuters journalists for 7 years over Rohingya reporting
Myanmar jails two Reuters journalists for 7 years over Rohingya reporting

They were charged with a violation of the Officials Secrets Act, a colonial-era law that press watchdogs say has been used to muzzle independent reporting, and carries a maximum of 14 years in jail. Haley told the Security Council during a discussion of the Rohingya crisis last week that "a free and responsible press is critical for any democra...

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  • Mystery surrounds death of Australian model on Greece superyacht
Mystery surrounds death of Australian model on Greece superyacht

Her brother Jake said: "I have unfortunately received the worst news of my life, Sinead has passed away". Only the boat's crew were on board when Ms McNamara was found unconscious and "tangled in ropes" at the rear of the boat, The Australian newspaper reported .

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  • U.S. military to cancel $300mn Pakistani aid
U.S. military to cancel $300mn Pakistani aid

The aid that's being suspended comes from the Coalition Support Fund (CSF), which is used to reimburse US partners for logistical and military support to USA military operations in the region. The United States routinely calls on Pakistan to do more in the fight against terrorism even though Islamabad has suffered huge losses, both in men and mat...

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  • Lula da Silva barred from running for Brazil's presidency
Lula da Silva barred from running for Brazil's presidency

In light of the violence committed yesterday by the Superior Electoral Court (TSE) against the rights of Lula and the people who want to elect him President of the Republic, the PT noted that it will continue to fight with all means to guarantee his candidacy in the October 7 elections, the organization said in a communiqué.

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