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Woman Accused Of Setting Her Husband On Fire During Argument, Says Sheriff

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Cincinnati's burn center sent its helicopter to London to transport Wooten's husband for treatment. The woman then turned back, saw Wooten was on fire and called 911, police said. Vera Wooten , 40, was arrested Monday night in Laurel County, just south of London. Then Wooten apparently drove her husband to St. Joseph London, and from there he was flown to Cincinnati . Read More »

Defiant North Korea rejects talks, says to continue to develop nuke weapons

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He says he won't give a concrete timeframe but that the USA will "know it when we see it". "The countries that the US thanked for colluding in working out the villainous sanctions resolution... The U.S. nuclear program provides a more reliable picture of cost, though not all nuclear development information is public. By imposing sanctions America will only "hasten self-destruction", the statement says, adding that North Korea will 'will not hesitate to use to any last resort'. Read More »

The hacking group who has declared war to the Venezuelan President

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The Supreme Court has issued injunctions against almost a dozen mayors of opposition municipalities ordering them to prevent protesters from setting up barricades and to remove them if they are put in place. The hackers' collective, calling itself The Binary Guardians, targeted the portals for the government, the supreme court and the legislature, among others. Read More »

Iran's president proposes same Cabinet for his second term

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However, he has been criticized by reformist allies for failing to diversify his cabinet picks. This comes after US officials said last month that the Trump administration is pushing for inspections of suspicious Iranian military sites in a bid to test the strength of the nuclear deal that Tehran struck in 2015 with world powers. Read More »

Brussels security alert as driver says carrying explosives

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In breaking news this evening, a situation is now developing in Brussels, Belgium as police have managed to chase down a suspected bomb-laden auto. Belgian broadcaster RTL reported the shots were fired after the auto became stuck in traffic and reversed into a police vehicle. Read More »

Comptroller Tells Rauner To Get Going On Bills Backlog

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After Rauner's veto on August 1, SB1 was sent back to the Legislature for reconsideration, but no vote has taken place as of Monday afternoon. The bill is now back for reconsideration in the General Assembly. Rauner also moved to contain costs going forward, changing the hold-harmless provision to a per-pupil hold-harmless mandate after 2021 and removing the minimum funding requirement, she said. Read More »

Solar eclipse will delay dismissal for some JCPS students

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Each student will have to complete a permission slip to watch the Eclipse. Extra-curricular activities after 4 p.m. that day will run as scheduled for both districts, with parents responsible for getting children there. "The staff is also excited to experience this once-in-a-lifetime event with their students". Interim superintendent Marty Pollio issued a letter to principals regarding the solar eclipse. Read More »

Citigroup Inc. Upgrades Banco Santander Brasil SA (NYSE:BSBR) to "Neutral"

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The firm is expected to announce its next quarterly earnings report on Wednesday, July 26th. On average, equities analysts predict that Banco De Chile will post $5.23 earnings per share for the current year. Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Finally, World Asset Management Inc boosted its position in Banco Santander-Chile by 1.5% in the first quarter. Read More »

The Trump Administration Must Not Delay or Misrepresent Climate Science Report

Haley said she has not seen the report herself, but sees no reason why the administration would reject the findings from the federal climate scientists. If temperatures rise more than 2 degrees Celcius, researchers say, it will have devastating consequences. Here's where it gets especially concerning for Florida: Relative to the year 2000, mean sea level is "very likely" to rise by 0.3-0.6 feet by 2030, by up to 1.2 feet by mid-century, and by 1 to 4 feet by 2100, while a "rise exceeding 8 ... Read More »

Maryland city considers allowing illegal immigrants the right to vote

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She said it gives everyone who lives in College Park a say in how the city would be run, since municipal elections tend to have an impact on all city residents - but an impact that doesn't extend beyond the city's borders. 'What gives them that privilege?' he asked. He's against green card holders and those on residency visas voting - and even more strongly opposed to illegal immigrants being able to cast a ballot. Read More »

US Secretary of State Tillerson arrives in Thailand

According to press reports, the U.S. embassy in Manila said its government will push Southeast Asian countries to downgrade diplomatic engagements and exchanges with Pyongyang. The kingdom has a history of "tiptoeing (between) various states that have problems", Thitinan Pongsudhirak, a foreign policy expert at Chulalongkorn University, told AFP. Read More »

Kidnap suspect says needed money to treat cancer

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Milan police spokesman Lorenzo Bucossi told reporters the group the suspect was allegedly working for offered "mercenary services" on the dark web . She has appeared in British tabloids and worked around Europe. Ayling's lawyer, Francesco Pesce said authorities initially had "legitimate doubts" about her story, all of which have been "surpassed". Read More »

Trump Sent Messages of Appreciation to Special Counsel in Russia Probe

The paper reported that "the president has sent messages back and forth" but that Mr. Dowd had said all contacts with the special counsel's team have been proper. Bush administration, told USA Today that Trump's communications with Mueller are a "striking" contradiction with his comments. Trump's decision to reach out to Mueller is particularly interesting considering he was heavily scrutinized for his private communications with fired FBI Director James Comey. Read More »

Seth Meyer's mocks Kayleigh McEnany's Trump News gig

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Just one day after McEnany made her debut hosting Trump News, she was given yet another major platform to be the voice of: the Republican National Committee. Trump, including the positive economic data, the awarding of the Medal of Honor to a Vietnam war veteran, his endorsement of a Senate immigration bill named the RAISE act, which would limit the number of legal immigrants allowed into the US primarily through the use of a points-based system. Read More »

Rally tomorrow to mark Quit India movement

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Ramesh on Monday had said that the grand old party is now facing an "existential crisis" and called for "a collective effort" to overcome the challenges it is facing from Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah. The BJP, however, countered the allegations, saying the Congress was making "desperate attempts" as they had "defeat staring them in the face". "The party really is in deep crisis", he said when asked about developments like party MLAs deserting it in Gujarat, which ... Read More »

Southwestern China quake kills 4, injures over 30

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Beijing, Aug 8 A 7-magnitude natural disaster tonight jolted a remote but popular tourist destination in China's southwest, killing at least five people and injuring over 60, the state media reported, with officials fearing the death toll could be much higher. Read More »

Netflix lands Letterman for talk show

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In July, Letterman said the country should depose President Donald Trump . Letterman spent 33 years on late-night television, and remains the longest-serving late-night host. Letterman's new series is slated to premiere in 2018 . Each episode will be an hour long. From his roots in comedy , Letterman also became renowned as an interviewer, sharing the stage with U.S. Read More »

Police co-ordinate massive attack on suspected organised crime

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British American Tobacco Australia (BATA) spokesperson Josh Fett commended the raids and said Australian governments to adopt a coordinated national anti-illegal tobacco strategy. AFP Assistant Commissioner Neil Gaughan, National Manager Organised Crime and Cyber, said the resolution was a result of tenacious and innovative police work by the AFP, and strong domestic and global partnerships. Read More »

U.S. forces attack Popular Mobilization Units base, kill 30

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According to a statement released by the Sayaed al-Shuhada brigades on their website on Monday, their base was targeted by U.S. artillery fire and smart bombs. Earlier on Tuesday, the Iran-backed Sayyid al-Shuhada Brigade active in Anbar province, at the border between Iraq and Syria , accused the US of launching the attack that left more than 40 fighters dead and 30 wounded, according to the latest Associated Press reports . Read More »

Pakistani Charity Said To Be Behind Mumbai Attacks Launches Political Party

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The new party aims to make Pakistan a "real Islamic and welfare state" and has already approached the Election Commission of Pakistan for registration so that it can participate in the 2018 general elections, he said. The United States has offered a $10 million reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of JuD's founder Hafiz Saeed. Once he is released we will seek his guidance and ask what role he wants in this political party, " said party chief Khalid. Read More »

People Can't Stop Laughing Over This Mom's Relatable Back-To-School Photo

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But amidst all of the laughs, Willingham admits that when it came time to take the kids to school Monday morning, she felt nostalgic seeing how much her children have grown. However, she was actually sad. "I can't believe it", she said, laughing. "I was at the school 45 minutes before school got out because I was ready to pick them up". Read More »

Discoveries : Birthplace of Apostle Peter found in Israel

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It was also a location for Jesus' ministry (Mark 8:22), and is near the land where Luke's gospel reports the miracle of Jesus feeding five thousand people with only five loaves of bread and two fish (Luke 9:10-17). Writing at the end of the first century, the Jewish historian Josephus described how the small fishing village of Bethsaida became a Greco-Roman city, or polis , during the reign of Philip the Tetrarch in A.D. Read More »

Turkey sends artillery unit to Syrian border

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But so long as the USA retains a presence in Northeast Syria that seems unlikely. This new offensive might be similar to Operation Euphrates Shield, which was started on August 24, 2016, and concluded in late March. "Today at about 9:30 am our forces targeted and destroyed a tank belonging to terrorist groups under the Turkish army's command near in Afrin's Shera district", the YPG said on Facebook. Read More »

Taliban kill 30 locals in northern province

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Spokesmen from both the central and provincial governments said they believed the insurgents were holding a number of residents of Mirzawalang village hostage. "This evening 235 people including women and children were released from Mirzawalang as a result of mediation by the local elders and provincial officials", Zabihullah Amani, a spokesman for the provincial governor, told AFP. Read More »

Trump tweets: Media 'reluctant to cover' Lynch, Clinton tarmac meeting

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Clinton and Lynch met in June 2016 for about a half hour aboard the attorney general's private plane parked on the tarmac at Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix. The ACLJ shared on email from The Washington Post's Matt Zapotosky suggests his goal wasn't to get to the truth, but rather, "hoping I can put it (the story) to rest ". Read More »

Airbnb Has Blocked the Accounts of Attendees of a Far-Right Rally

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Over the weekend, chatter within far-right spheres alluded to a possible crackdown against those travelling to Virginia to hear white nationalist Richard Spencer , Buzzfeed washout turned fundamentalist Baked Alaska, Augustus Invictus, a one-time Senate hopeful and author of such LinkedIn screeds as Future or Ruin: The Argument for Eugenics and others preach hate in front of a statue of a Confederate general. Read More »

Stunning video shows pink dolphin swimming in Louisiana channel

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There were regular dolphins and then two pink dolphins. A somewhat elusive pink dolphin known as "Pinky" was spotted in Louisiana , according to KHOU. However, scientists think Pinky could actually be albino, which may explain the light pink coloring. There is another species of dolphin that is commonly known as a pink dolphin or a pink river dolphin: the Amazon river dolphin . Read More »

The Clampett Mansion from 'The Beverly Hillbillies'

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Aside from its distinction of being the home with the heftiest price tag, the estate was featured as the Clampett mansion in the classic TV show, " The Beverly Hillbillies ". The Wallace Neff-designed home features a limestone facade, a ballroom, a wine cellar, a formal salon and period-paneled dining room. The estate's grounds, which span 10.3 acres, also include manicured gardens, a tennis court, covered parking for 40 cars, 75-foot pool and fully equipped pool house. Read More »

Girl's body found after mother crashes vehicle on way to Buffalo

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The driver, Erica Newsome, had lost control and crashed. "The child was placed in the vehicle early Saturday morning and she headed toward Buffalo, New York", said West Virginia State Police Sgt. Herby Barlow told the newspaper that it was obvious the girl did not die from injuries in the accident. The body of the deceased child was discovered Sunday after a auto wreck on a remote stretch of U.S. Read More »

Weather warning as United Kingdom braced for summer downpours

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Where these occur they are likely to be heavy, slow moving and perhaps thundery. Forecasters said that up to 40mm of rain would be widespread, and couldn't rule out as much as 80mm in some places throughout the day. "The heaviest of the rain should gradually become confined to the extreme southeast of the United Kingdom later in the day". The bad weather is expected to continue into Wednesday with a slow-moving system set to bring further spells of heavy rain which may lead to flooding on ... Read More »

Watford sign Brazil U20 star Richarlison from Fluminense

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Richarlison , who was in the stands at Vicarage Road to watch the team's friendly with Real Sociedad at the weekend, scored 19 goals in 67 appearances for Fluminense . After the 11.2m signing of Richarlison on a five-year contract, manager Marco Silva is looking to make a mark on his new Watford side. The forward, 20, arrives from Fluminense for £13million after a successful work permit application, having long agreed terms. Read More »

UK Labour Party Leadership Should End 'Infatuation With Venezuela' - Democrats

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Former minister Frank Field said the situation in Venezuela was "desperate" as President Nicolas Maduro attempted to secure his grip on power in the face of mounting violence. 'The issues in Venezuela are partly structural because not enough has been done to diversify the economy away from oil - that has to be a priority for the future. Read More »