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Israeli teen dies of wounds in West Bank attack

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Emergency services said the girl had died and two men, aged 46 and 20, were described as being in a serious condition. Gaza's health ministry said the infiltrator was wounded by gunfire and evacuated to a local hospital. Israeli paramedics say three Israelis have been seriously wounded in an explosion near a West Bank settlement. AFP reporters said thousands of Gazans participated in weekly Friday protests at the Israeli border fence, with some youths using slingshots to launch stones at the ... Read More »

Donald Trump Strikes Back at China with Higher Tariffs

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Boeing and Airbus have been expanding their footprint in China as they vie for orders in the country's fast-growing aviation market, which is expected to overtake the United States as the world's largest in the next decade. China's punitive tariffs of 5 to 10% will apply to 5,078 U.S. items, and are timed to start in tandem with the new USA duties set to take effect in two steps Sept 1 and Dec 15, China's state council tariff office said. Read More »

Feds indict 80 people in massive web of scams tied to Nigerians

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Six defendants live in the USA are fugitives while the remaining defendants live in other countries, mainly Nigeria . According to Federal Bureau of Investigation, one Valentine Iro , aged 31, and Chukwudi Christogunus Igbokwe , aged 38, where the lead suspects in the crime and several others who they coordinated with to launder funds have also been implicated. Read More »

Pilot blames bad gas in California plane crash

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Leipelt immediately contacted the U.S. Coast Guard and other than a few jelly fish stings, Lesh and his passenger were rescued virtually unharmed. The video then cuts to a Coast Guard helicopter coming to their rescue and winching them up to safety. Read More »

North Korea reportedly fires two projectiles

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They also say the intelligence-sharing agreement with Japan is still in effect, so they are ready to share information if Japan requests it. North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) shows the test-firing of a new weapon, presumed to be a short-range ballistic missile. Read More »

Turkey To Host Syria Summit With Russia, Iran On September 16

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Most of Idlib province and parts of neighbouring Hama, Latakia and Aleppo are under the control of Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham, a militant alliance led by Syria's former al-Qaeda affiliate. The move meant that rebel-held towns and villages in the central province of Hama, including the militants' strongholds of Kfar Zeita and the nearby town of Latamneh, were now besieged. Read More »

Sanders announces climate plan expanding Green New Deal

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The Democratic candidate, who is running for a second time to win his party's primaries , also pledged to declare climate change a national emergency , if elected president. In order to achieve 100% renewables in 10 years, it would create a fifth federal Power Marketing Administration to transmit power to distribution municipal and public utilities, and spend $1.5 trillion to build out of more renewable energy and $852 billion to boost energy storage capacity. Read More »

US to open Greenland consulate amid increased interest

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Two United States soldiers were killed in Afghanistan on Wednesday, according to the Pentagon, as talks resumed in Qatar between the Taliban and the U.S.to discuss the safety and security of Afghanistan, reports the New York Times. It is part of the Danish realm along with the Faeroe Islands, another semi-autonomous territory, and has its own government and parliament, the 31-seat Inatsisartut. Read More »

Angela Merkel is optimistic on Irish border issue

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It is a contingency plan in the withdrawal agreement negotiated by the European Commission and the administration of Johnson's predecessor, Theresa May, to avoid any hard border being drawn up again on the island of Ireland . After ticking off examples of close ties between the two countries, Johnson turned on a charm offensive, stressing that the United Kingdom wants a Brexit deal with EU. Read More »

Syria army surround besieged Turkish soldiers in Idlib observation point

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Government forces overran the rest of the pocket, including the town of Kafr Zita without resistance. Opposition fighters had withdrawn from the area ahead of the army's entry into Idlib province's Khan Sheikhoun on Wednesday. "These attacks damage the efforts to regulate the Syrian conflict", the office said. Since January, it has been ruled by the Hayat Tahrir al-Sham alliance, which is led by jihadists from Syria's former Al-Qaeda affiliate. Read More »

United States officials Confirm Israeli Strike on Iranian Arms Depot in Iraq

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A Western diplomatic source reportedly told a Saudi-owned newspaper Wednesday that Israel has conducted several strikes on Iranian-controlled bases in Syria and Iraq with permission from the USA and Russian Federation. The statements by al-Fayyadh and al-Muhandis followed at least three mysterious explosions at militia bases and munitions depot around Iraq over the past month, including a massive blast near Baghdad that killed one civilian and wounded 28 on August 12. Read More »

Putin orders Russian military to prepare `symmetric response` after U.S. missile test

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Vladimir Putin on Friday ordered the government to elaborate measures in response to the US test of a missile previously banned by the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty. Putin said he is not interested in a repeat of the 1980s arms race. Esper had said on a visit to Australia this month he was in favour of placing ground-launched, intermediate-range missiles in Asia relatively soon. Read More »

Water in USA woman's ear turns out to be venomous spider

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A medical assistant examined Torres' ear, then ran out of the room to grab more sets of eyes. "I just didn't think it was possible for them to come inside the ear", she said. Torres made a decision to pay a visit to her doctor to resolve her water ear, but found her condition was a bit more serious than she originally thought. Read More »

Ginsburg Has Radiation Treatment for Tumor

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The treatment started August 5th. A bile duct stent was placed as part of her treatment. US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has received treatment for a cancerous tumour on her pancreas, a court spokeswoman says. "No further treatment is needed at this time ". "Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg today completed a three-week course of stereotactic ablative radiation therapy at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City". Read More »

Taliban claim killing 2 USA soldiers in Afghanistan

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Head of the US-led Resolute Support Mission forces General Scott Miller is also part of the negotiations. "Let's see if the Taliban are as well". 'It is a unsafe place and we have to keep an eye on it'. Taliban lead negotiator Abbas Stanikzai told AFP Thursday that overall talks had been "going well". A breakthrough could pave the way for a withdrawal of global troops from Afghanistan, including some 14,000 U.S. Read More »

Putin Says US Missile Test Raises New Threats To Russia

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Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a news conference after his meeting with President of the Republic of Finland Sauli Niinisto at the President's official residence Mantyniemi in Helsinki, Finland, Wednesday, Aug. Putin charged that Sunday's test was performed using a launcher similar to those stationed at a USA missile defense site in Romania. The missiles can be launched from system already located in Romania and set to be constructed in Poland. Read More »

Mexico has made cocaine legal. For two people

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The step is not the first on Mexico's tentative path to selective legalization; Al Jazeera reports that Mexico's Supreme Court has previously allowed recreational use of cannabis on a case-by-case basis. The order by the judge to the country's health authority has raised the possibility that Mexico could, at some point, legalize cocaine use, but only on a case-by-case basis. Read More »

Video released of Huawei executive's Vancouver arrest

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The materials discussed today are exhibits her defence team plans to use as evidence in its request for access to further documentation during an eight-day disclosure hearing scheduled to begin September 23. "These are allegations of a purposeful violation of a court order and the abuse of important Canadian legal norms for improper purposes, namely, to further the objectives of the requesting state", the defence says. Read More »

Prison Staff Members Subpoenaed in Epstein Probe

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Bloom referred to as it "gross negligence" on the a part of Epstein's attorneys and jail personnel to permit him to signal a brand new will, particularly contemplating that he appeared to aim suicide in his jail cell exclusively weeks earlier than. Read More »

David Koch, one of the brothers behind Koch Industries, dies aged 79

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He's used his billions throughout the years to support policies, foundations, and think tanks that promote small government and free market ideals. In 1980, he ran for the vice presidency on the Libertarian ticket. Steel combined". Koch was born in Wichita. He earned a bachelor's and a master's degree in chemical engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Read More »

Putin Orders 'Comprehensive Measures' In Response To U.S. Missile Test

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On Monday, the Pentagon said it tested a conventionally configured cruise missile that hit its target after more than 500km of flight, its first such test since the demise of a landmark nuclear pact this month. However, Moscow says it is not aiming for an arms race. The Pentagon said it would use the data collected from the August 18 launch to inform the Defense Department's "development of future intermediate-range capabilities". Read More »

Venezuela: Opposition aware of government-US talks

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Hours earlier, Trump told reporters at the White House that "we are talking at a very high level" and that "representatives at different levels of Venezuela " were involved. "We are always prepared to talk, to agree, to resolve", he said. They could even happen as Maduro remains in office, contrary to opposition leader Guaido's long-held position, the officials said. Read More »

Joe Walsh Expected to Mount Primary Challenge Against Trump

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Trump , whose approval rating with Republican voters is consistently in the high 80s". "These are urgent times ", said Walsh, who last week apologized for his role in helping elect an "unfit con man". Calling Trump a "horrible human being", Walsh said the president was setting a poor example for children with his divisive rhetoric. "And I think if President Trump can keep those voters, those women on board, I think he wins re-election through the Rust Belt, but I think that is going to be a ... Read More »

Pakistan to give befitting response to India if war imposed: President Alvi

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In his interview, Imran Khan also expressed concern that India could play fake action in Kashmir for militant aggression against Pakistan, but said that in this case Pakistan would be compelled to respond. India's ambassador to the United States, Harsh Vardhan Shringla, who was visiting the NYT editorial board, rejected Khan's criticism. The experts said there are reports of that security forces were conducting night raids on private homes leading to the arrests of young people. Read More »

United Kingdom firms to enrol in customs system for post-Brexit trading

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Government sources accused Philip Hammond, the former Chancellor, of blocking the automatic rollout of EORI numbers while he was at the Treasury. "There can be no time for delay which is why HMRC has allocated thousands of businesses with a trading number to ensure they can continue to trade their goods through Europe from day one", Javid said. Read More »

9-year-old Detroit girl killed in attack by 3 dogs

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The woman, who suffered extreme accidents to her throat, was delivered to Kids's Hospital of MI, the place she was pronounced useless, officers stated. "You're talking about a 9-year-old girl who was just out there playing, and now she's not here". "I went and grabbed a brick and threw it right at the dog", Edward Cruz said. Read More »

Man with arsenal allegedly threatened hotel mass shooting

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A Marriott employee in California allegedly amassed a large arsenal of weapons and tactical gear in hopes of carrying out a mass shooting at his workplace, authorities said Wednesday. In Florida , 25-year-old Tristan Scott Wix was arrested last Friday after sending text messages saying he was going to commit a mass shooting to his ex-girlfriend, who showed them to police. Read More »

The Squad vs. Israel; Trump and background checks

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Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.), aims to cut off economic support for Israel. Trump, who recently encouraged Israel to block Tlaib's visit to see her family in the occupied territories, lashed out after the congresswomen criticized Benjamin Netanyahu's government for denying them entry, vowing that the Israeli leader would not "succeed in hiding the cruel reality of the occupation from us". Read More »

Iran-backed militias blame U.S. for attacks

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The online statement from Al-Hashd al-Shaabi, the umbrella grouping of Iraq's paramilitary groups, said the United States had allowed four Israeli drones to enter the region accompanying USA forces and carry out missions on Iraqi territory. Read More »

Huge order of F-16s for Taiwan

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Geng Shuang, China's Foreign Ministry spokesperson, said China would impose sanctions if the arms sales go forward, according to Chinese state media . Taiwan now has a fleet of old-model F-16s purchased in 1992, which have undergone several crucial upgrades. Despite a lack of formal diplomatic ties, US law requires Washington to ensure Taiwan has the means to defend itself. Read More »

Rabbit or bird? This optical illusion video has people totally divided

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And in case, you're still wondering what you're looking at, the original caption says: "Quoth the Raven "awwww yissss". Dan then pointed out that the animal appears to have a nictitating membrane (you can see it at around the 9 second mark.) A nictitating membrane is a transparent "third" eye present in some animals, including birds . Read More »

Gov. Inslee Drops Out Of Presidential Race

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As disappointing as this is, it is only right to recognize what we have accomplished and how far we have come together. The Associated Press first reported Inslee's plans . I've been fighting climate change for 25 years and I've never been so confident of the ability of America now to reach critical mass to move the ball. Read More »

Dairy Seeks Swift Trade Deal with Japan

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The economic revitalization minister started the latest round of ministerial trade talks with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer earlier in the day, and the negotiations are scheduled to continue for at least two days. It will be a very tough negotiation. "We agreed to speed up discussions and work on the remaining issues for an early achievement of results", he said. Read More »