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Iran holds USA, regional allies accountable for Ahvaz deadly terror attack

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Iranian leaders have accused US-backed Gulf states of being behind an attack on a military parade that killed 25 people, including a child. "The small puppet countries in the region are backed by America, and the U.S. The Guards could put on a show of strength by firing missiles at opposition groups operating in Iraq or Syria that may be linked to the militants who staged the attack. Read More »

Alleged Mistress Claims Ex-Trump Aide Secretly Drugged Her with ‘Abortion Pill’

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Delgado says that she has the true name of Jane Doe and is not revealing it publicly, because Jane Doe does not want her parents to know about her career choice. According to Politico , this change of plans came after Delgado, part of Trump's transition team, publicly named him "baby-daddy", and information was sent to the media alleging that the pair were in a relationship. Read More »

Christine Blasey Ford to testify against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh

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Grassley's office did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Grassley had said earlier that the panel would vote on Kavanaugh's confirmation on Monday unless a deal was reached with Ford's lawyers by a Friday night deadline. "In the event that we can come to a reasonable resolution as I've been seeking all week, then I will postpone the committee vote to accommodate her testimony". Read More »

22 bodies recovered in Cebu landslide

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Two of the bodies were that of a man embracing his child in one of the buried houses. Rescue and retrieval workers had heard cries coming from underneath the tons of soil and rocks that buried the community. Three evacuation centers were set up-Enan Chiong Activity Center, Naalad Elementary School and a covered basketball court of APO Cement. Some victims still managed to send text messages after the landslide hit, Gonzales said, adding elderly women and a child were among the dead. Read More »

Israeli Troops Kill Palestinian near Gaza Border

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During Friday's demonstration, a Palestinian youth was killed and at least 21 protesters were injured - three of them seriously - by Israeli army gunfire, according to Gaza's Health Ministry. Over the past few days, dozens of Palestinian activists formed a unit called the unit of night confusion, which demonstrates every night near the border with Israel. Read More »

President Donald Trump Holds Rally in Las Vegas

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What's going on?" While he said Ford should "have her say", he made clear he was done waiting: "I don't think you can delay it any longer. To win, he's performing political acrobatics, aligning himself with President Donald Trump while trying to keep his distance from the scandals surrounding the president. Read More »

Corbyn: 'I'll back a People's Vote'

Yet Pro-EU Labour members, including many lawmakers, say the party's ambiguous stance is becoming increasingly untenable as the risk of an economically damaging "hard Brexit " grows. A YouGov survey of more than 1,000 Labour members for The Observer found 86 per cent were in favour of another vote, compared with eight per cent who said they were against it. Read More »

Most Americans want hearings before Kavanaugh vote, stark partisan divides

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Grassley gave Ford's attorneys until 2:30 pm EST to negotiate the terms of her testimony to the committee next week, the Times reported, citing an email he sent to her lawyers. On Saturday night, her lawyer, Howard Walsh, released a statement to CNN and the Senate Judiciary Committee. 64 percent of women would like to see a vote on Kavanaugh delayed and more than half say the FBI should investigate the matter. Read More »

Saudi Arabia fears United States sanctions for buying Russian missile defence system

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Thursday's sanctions came after the Beijing military department purchased Su-35 combat aircraft and a S-400 surface-to-air missile system from Russian Federation. The announcement came a day after China "strongly urged" the U.S. to cancel the sanctions or "bear the consequences". "We strongly urge the United States to immediately correct their mistake and withdraw their so-called sanctions, otherwise the United States will have to bear the consequences". Read More »

UK's Labour Party ponders supporting new Brexit referendum

British Prime Minister Theresa May is planning an early general election in November in order to save her leadership and to prevent talks with European leaders over Britain's exit from the bloc from collapsing, according to a report by the Sunday Times newspaper. Read More »

Girl bitten in shark attack in Australia

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Before this week's events, the last shark attack in the area was eight years ago. The child was bitten on the leg by a shark while swimming at Cid Harbour in the Whitsundays in Queensland and had to be flown to hospital. Both were attacked by a shark at Cid Harbour, with the rescue of both victims conducted by the RACQ CQ chopper. Authorities have said that the occurrence is highly unusual and have deployed baited drum lines in an attempt to catch the offending shark, or sharks. Read More »

San Antonians react to first debate between Cruz, O'Rourke

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Alamo City residents can livestream tonight's debate via the website of KXAS-TV , the Dallas NBC affiliate; the Dallas Morning News website ; and the Texas Tribune . "I believe everyone's rights should be protected, regardless of your race, regardless of your ethnicity", Cruz said. Cruz and O'Rourke are facing each other in a surprisingly competitive US Senate race in Texas, a Republican stronghold. Read More »

6m Attack on military parade in Iran

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Gunmen disguised as soldiers attacked the annual Iranian military parade Saturday in the country's oil-rich southwest, killing several people and wounding otehrs in the bloodiest assault to strike the country in recent years. "Security forces have restored security in the area but the parade has totally been disrupted", a reporter on the scene for Iranian state television said by phone in a live broadcast. Read More »

United Kingdom foreign secretary urges European Union to step back from ‘abyss’

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Later this month, May faces the annual conference of her Conservative party, which includes a euro-sceptic faction that is strongly against her plan, with some legislators angling for a new leader. "It's the duty of me, as Prime Minister, of the government, of politicians across the House of Commons to deliver on that". The Prime Minister won backing from many Tory MPs for her tough, televised statement on Friday in which she denounced her treatment by the other 27 leaders and demanded the ... Read More »

Emu killer witch-hunt warning over name and shame

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Emus are flightless running birds native to Australia that are the second-largest living birds by height after ostriches. Authorities have appealed for information, describing it as apparent evidence of "horrific cruelty". Australian Broadcasting Corp. reported that in addition to four animal-cruelty charges, the man, 20, was also charged with speeding and using his phone behind the wheel. Read More »

Islamic State claims Iran military parade attack, no evidence provided

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The semi-official Fars news agency, which is close to the Guard, said two gunmen on a motorcycle wearing khaki uniforms carried out the attack . Members of Iran's Revolutionary Guards and civilians, including a child and a journalist, were among those killed, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported, citing the deputy governor of Khuzestan, Hossein Hosseinzadeh. Read More »

#WhyIDidntReport Is the Most Powerful Reaction to Trump's Comments About Sexual Assault

There is no evidence to suggest Ford told her parents about an incident at the time, or that anyone in her family reported it to law enforcement in Maryland, where she alleges the attack took place. "The radical left lawyers want the Federal Bureau of Investigation to get involved NOW". Before engaging Friday morning, he blasted his political nemeses for accepting Ford's story at face value no matter the consequences. Read More »

At least 100 killed after boat capsizes in Tanzania

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A man has been rescued from a ferry that capsized on Lake Victoria , Tanzania , two days after it overturned killing at least 207 people. An engineer was found near the engine of the upturned vessel, Mwanza regional commissioner John Mongella told reporters. Read More »

Smart won't live in fear after kidnapper release

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Elizabeth Smart says the woman who helped kidnap her when she was 14 and stood by as she was sexually assaulted fell short on her court-ordered apology. Barzee's attorney Scott Williams said there's no reliable evidence that his client remains a threat to anyone. Last week, Smart said she has heard Barzee still carries around Mitchell's manuscript, "The Book of Immanuel David Isaiah", in which Mitchell claimed he had received revelations from God to kidnap Smart and six other young girls to ... Read More »

Terror Attack On Military Parade In Iran Leaves 25 Dead, 60 Wounded

Saturday's attack comes after a coordinated June 7, 2017 Islamic State group assault on parliament and the shrine of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini in Tehran . Ahvaz is the capital of Iran's oil-rich Khuzestan province. Mainly Shi'ite Iran and mostly Sunni Saudi Arabia support opposite sides in wars in Syria and Yemen and rival political parties in Iraq and Lebanon. Read More »

More Women Allege Sexual Assault Against Charged US Surgeon, His Girlfriend

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Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas said his office had received dozens of new leads, with claims from at least 12 women and one man now being investigated, the LA Times reported. She had been told she was going to a boat party but Robicheaux and Riley took her to their apartment. "It must be noted that none of the allegations in this matter relate to or concern Dr. Read More »

Brett Kavanaugh: Judge accuser agrees to testify next week

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Earlier , Trump ended a week of constraint and sarcastically assailed Ford, tweeting that if the episode was "as bad as she says", she or "her loving parents" surely would have reported it to law enforcement. Kavanaugh , a District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals judge, has repeatedly denied the accusation. She said she was able to escape, but the Washington Post reported that she described the episode to a therapist in 2013 as a "rape attempt". Read More »

Hollande throws live grenade in Rafale deal muck

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The Centre has repeatedly stated it was Dassault that chose its India partner for offsets and that the government had no say in the deal. The Rafale deal has come under concerted attack from the Opposition, which has charged the government with paying an inflated price, with endangering national security by cancelling an on-going tender for 126 Rafales, and with facilitating the selection of The Reliance Group as a partner for Dassault. Read More »

President Trump visited Conway to see damage caused by Florence

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Some areas could stay underwater for weeks, forecasters warned. In South Carolina , 40 major roads were closed. And the effects from the slow-moving storm were still being felt Tuesday as record inland river flooding was impacting areas such as Pollocksville in Jones County, where USA 17 was impassable. Read More »

China summons US ambassador over military sanctions

The defence equipment has the capability to bring down aircraft, missiles and even drones at ranges of up to 400 km and is known as Russia's most advanced long-range surface-to-air missile defence system. "China is the first country in the world to use both of those systems", the official said. Countries including India and Turkey have decried that it violates their ability to make prudent decisions about military procurement, while officials in the European Union have raised concerns ... Read More »

Israeli delegation in Moscow to share data on plane downing

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An Israeli military delegation travelled to Moscow on Thursday to express sorrow over the deaths and to share information on the incident with their Russian counterparts. The Israeli military said its jets had targeted a Syrian site that was in the process of transferring weapons to Iran-backed Hizballah militants. Read More »

Several Killed As Gunmen Attack Military Parade In Iran

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At first, those present appear to think that the gunfire could be part of the ceremony, but then quickly realize it is a hostile attack and immediately begin to scramble from the scene. The parade was part of nationwide celebrations in Iran to mark the 30th anniversary since the end of the eight-year war with Iraq that started in September 1980 and ended in August 1988. Read More »

Beto O'Rourke debate; first debate for Texas Senator tonight

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That includes 94 percent of Cruz backers and 92 percent of O'Rourke backers. The Reuters/Ipsos/UVA Center for Politics Poll released on Wednesday revealed that 47 percent of voters said they were in support of O'Rourke, while 45 percent said they favored Cruz. Read More »

Puerto Rico marks 1 year since Hurricane Maria with choirs, protests

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The storm knocked out power and communications to virtually all of island's 3.2 million residents, while destroying the homes of thousands. Earlier this month, Puerto Rico's Gov. The San Juan mayor has noted that the island has seen only a fraction of nearly $50 billion in recovery funds Congress approved, including the $ 20 billion in HUD funds. Read More »

Taiwanese authorities arrest Cody Wilson, intend to deport him

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Taipei police reportedly handed Wilson over to the National Immigration Agency. Taiwan does not have an extradition treaty with the US, but local police have nevertheless cooperated with authorities in the U.S.to arrest Wilson, and - according to translated reports from Taiwanese media - potentially deport him to his home country. Read More »