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Texas vehicle tumbles seven stories

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All of a sudden, a BMW plunges to the ground, striking the SUV before coming to a rest on its roof. In the video released by the Austin Police Department on Thursday, an SUV drives slowly through an alley then comes to a stop. The video captures the startling crash and shows onlookers rushing to help the woman trapped in the BMW. "They had to pull her out from her seatbelt and her head was bloody and they pulled her off to the side under the awning". Read More »

Vehicle in Nawaz's rally allegedly kills young boy in Gujrat

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The decision to put forward Mrs Sharif is in line with Pakistan's tradition of dynastic politics and also indicates the former PM will likely stay involved behind the scenes. On Friday, he told his audience: "Every prime minister in this country was given a tenure of one-and-a-half years, on average, to govern". He said the power without authority was of no use, adding that Nawaz Sharif didn't come out to get reinstated. Read More »

Parliament to vote on retaliatory bill against US: Iranian MP

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The accord gave Iran relief from sanctions in exchange for accepting curbs to its ability to make material for nuclear weapons. In an interview with CNBC's "Squawk Box" last week, Michael O'Hanlon, who specializes in US defense strategy and the use of military force at the Brookings Institution, warned Iran is watching what's happening on the Korean Peninsula closely and using it as a test. Read More »

China protests against USA warship sailing near disputed islands

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A Navy official says the USS John S. McCain has sailed close to a Chinese man-made island in a freedom of navigation operation in the disputed South China Sea . Nicole Schwegman said all Navy operations "are conducted in accordance with worldwide law and demonstrate that the United States will fly, sail, and operate wherever global law allows". Read More »

IS use eBay, PayPal to channel money to US

He entered a plea of not guilty to the charges of backing the terrorist group. The alleged ISIS operative, Mohamed Elshinawy, who is in his 30s, received $8,700 from people associated with the terrorist group, including five payments through PayPal, The Wall Street Journal reported . Read More »

Somalia: US Airstrike Targets Al-Shabab Militants Near Mogadishu

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Africa Command as to the targets of the airstrikes, which were the fourth offensive airstrikes carried out in Somalia since President Trump authorized such actions in March. The al-Shabaab group does not usually speak on attacks against its commanders. "In the past two weeks, our courageous Somali security forces have successfully disrupted multiple al-Shabab tax stations and removed a key al-Shabab governor, Ali Mohamed Hussein [Ali Jabal]", the president said in a statement . Read More »

Weekend Update' begins summer run

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Jost also poked the president for making his controversial "fire and fury" comment regarding North Korea while seated, quipping, "Even FDR stood up when he was talking tough". Might as well take advantage now. "He said son, go out there and tell the truth", Trump Jr. said. The current political climate under Trump has been a boon for " Saturday Night Live ". Read More »

Makwala to run solo in 200 heat on rainy night in London

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Makwala could not run in the mens 200m heats on Monday after he threw up at the call room just before the race. Wayde van Niekerk carried South Africa to a record medal haul on Thursday night, Day 7 of the IAAF World Championships in London , England. Read More »

Westpac Banking Corp Acquires 5322 Shares of Union Pacific Corporation (UNP)

Mastercard Inc. now has $136.66 billion valuation. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D invested in 30,000 shares or 0% of the stock. The company is so far trading down from yesterday's close of $24.3. 2,000 are owned by Fishman Jay A Mi. Genesee Valley Trust Co. now owns 9,725 shares of the railroad operator's stock valued at $1,030,000 after buying an additional 1,724 shares in the last quarter. Read More »

China Quake Kills 20; Injures Hundreds

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At least 28 people had serious injuries, according to the Aba prefecture government in Sichuan province. On Tuesday night, President Xi Jinping called for all-out efforts to rapidly organise relief work and rescue the injured. At the time the quake struck there were around 30،000 tourists on site. Both are being treated at Jiuzhaigou county's public hospital. Authorities have said thousands of response personnel were sent into the area, as rescue workers search for at least four people ... Read More »

Trump to declare opioid epidemic a national emergency

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On Monday, July 31, the White House's commission on the opioid crisis recommended that President Trump declare the epidemic a national emergency. "The opioid crisis is an emergency and I'm saying right now it's an emergency". Doing that, Wolf's office said, would boost steps Pennsylvania has taken: such increasing treatment options through Medicaid , expanding opioid education and training for health professionals, and establishing a Naloxone standing order, which allows anyone in ... Read More »

S.African Al-Qaeda hostage tells of 6-year ordeal

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And he said "If you don't believe me you can walk, you can go" and it actually came through, like, "Well maybe he's not just pulling my leg and joking with me". McGown said, "I did my best in a bad situation" and described how he learned some Arabic to communicate. McGown appeared in front of the public after his discharge from the hospital. Read More »

Officer's near-fatal shooting caught on eyeglasses-cam

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Orr was sentenced to 30 years for attempted murder and five years for a weapons violation, the maximum amount of prison time possible. Smith can be heard several more times in the video, yelling at Orr to stop and remove his hands from his pocket. Read More »

European stocks slide amid US-North Korea tensions

In Frankfurt, the DAX 30 dropped 1.1% to 12,154.00, and in Paris, the CAC 40 index was fell 1.4% to 5,145.70. Early indications from USA equity futures suggest a second session of declines on Wall Street after each of the three major indices fell sharply into the close of trading Tuesday after Trump addressed the North Korea with reporters at his golf resort in Bedminster, New Jersey. Read More »

Google celebrates history of hip hop with doodle that lets you DJ

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For Google's commemorative Doodle they have teamed up with famous graffiti artist Cey Adams for their original logo for today's anniversary. What's particularly fun about Friday's Doodle is that the video is followed by an interactive deejaying game, where you get two turntables, a cross-fader and a selection of records to mix together. Read More »

Amid SP walkout, BMC makes Vande Mataram must in schools

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The controversial proposal of making the singing of " Vande Mataram " compulsory in all BMC-run schools twice a week was cleared in the civic house on Thursday. "To instil a sense of patriotism among the youth, they need to remember the period of freedom struggle", he said. "Why not make singing the national anthem compulsory? Vande Mataram gives you goosebumps when you feel it from the heart". Read More »

Robert Jeffress: Trump has moral authority to kill North Korean dictator

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And last... "What the president is doing is sending a strong message to North Korea in language that Kim Jong Un can understand, because he doesn't seem to understand diplomatic language". Issa fielded questions on the topic of North Korea from News 8's Heather Myers and Dan Cohen for almost seven minutes. I'm actually more of a liberal when it comes to healthcare. Read More »

A snapshot of Guam before US-North Korea conflict and now

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Guam has been a USA territory since 1898, when Spain ceded it in the wake of the Spanish-American War. The U.S. planes, which were created to carry nuclear bombs and later switched to conventional payloads, followed up the drills with Japan with a separate exercise with South Korean Forces, the ASDF said. Read More »

IL misses school payments, sends grant money

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An impasse between the Republican governor and Democrats who control the legislature left IL without a complete budget for an unprecedented two fiscal years. "Our office has been preparing for this contingency", said Mendoza. "The categorical payments are no substitute for the General State Aid that parents, school administrators and, most importantly, the students, deserve to keep schools open through the entire school year", said a statement from Mendoza's office. Read More »

Oxford Circus Station Evacuated After Fire On The Tube

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The train was travelling on the Bakerloo line when smoke began billowing from inside the carriages. The Bakerloo Line has been suspended between Elephant and Castle and Paddington, with delays on the rest of the line, as emergency services respond. Read More »

Donald Trump visited the golf course for the 49th time as President

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Although he claims that it's not a vacation and that he will be working hard at his Bedminster, NJ golf club, the media certainly has been portraying a different narrative. President Donald Trump really (really) loves golf, which isn't a particularly uncommon trait of an older, wealthy guy. North Korea's General Kim Rak Gyom, who leads the country's strategic rocket forces, issued the statement Wednesday evening in response to Trump's claim the North would be met with "fire and fury like ... Read More »

North Korea threatened Guam numerous times in the past

Japan said it had conducted joint air drills with US supersonic bombers in Japanese skies close to the Korean peninsula on Tuesday as tension in the region escalates amid North Korea's continued ballistic missile tests. Two U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers under the command of Pacific Air Forces joined their counterparts from the South Korean and Japanese air forces August 7 in sequenced bilateral missions. Read More »

JP: Rain chances remain high with slightly drier weekend ahead

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Today will be another day with scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms across Alabama. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. South wind 6 to 9 miles per hour. Wind: NE 5-10. High: 83. On Friday the region will be mostly sunny with highs in the mid/ upper 90s and winds will stay out of the south at 5-15 miles per hour. Read More »

U.S. senator McCain proposes new 'strategy for success' in Afghanistan

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McCain has been undergoing treatment for an aggressive form of cancer at a Phoenix hospital. McCain has not shied away from crossing Trump on key policy issues. He adds that the United States should pursue an "integrated civil-military" approach that includes deploying more US troops; providing more targeting authority against the Taliban, Haqqani Network, al Qaeda, ISIS and "other terrorist groups that threaten the United States, its allies and its core interests"; and pursuing a joint ... Read More »

Paula Creamer gets Solheim call-up after Korda withdrawl

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The 31-year-old had been destined to miss out on the biennial match for the first time in her professional career after Juli Inkster named rookie duo Austin Ernst and Angel Yin as her two captain's picks. "You know what, to tell you the truth, I really didn't have anybody else in mind", Inkster told Golf Channel . "The reason why I put Paula in the hat was she'd be there", said Juli Inkster to the LPGA. Read More »

Paul Manafort Is Toast. The FBI Raid Was Just the Beginning

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The president's remarks followed several weeks of speculation that Trump meant to remove Mueller, USA Today reported . "He asked me to share that with him and that's what I've done". President Trump commented to reporters Thursday on his relationship with Attorney General Jeff Sessions in light of his past criticisms over Sessions recusing himself from the Russian Federation investigation. Read More »

US Sanctions Eight More Venezuelan Officials, Including Chavez Brother

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In response to growing recent violence and unrest, Maduro held an election last Sunday for a new Constituent Assembly. The ANC is tasked [Bloomberg report] with rewriting Venezuela's constitution. "I support the president sanctioning these corrupt Maduro regime officials", said Republican U.S. Senator Marco Rubio, who has worked closely with Trump on the Venezuela issue. Read More »

Man says he has PTSD after 'finding two lizards in his Heineken'

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Toubbeh's daughter examined the can and discovered the two geckos inside of it. Tests from a zoologist confirmed that they were leopard geckos, which is a species not native to the USA but commonly sold as a pet. In a statement , the company said Heineken 'holds the safety and integrity of the products we import to the highest standards. Up to two days after he ingested the beer and was examined at the emergency room, Toubbeh was still experiencing "severe stomach pains and cramps, ... Read More »