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Robber gets away with $17 from 9-year-old's lemonade stand

Robber gets away with $17 from 9-year-old's lemonade stand Union County deputies responded to the quiet St. John's Forest neighborhood for reports that a teenager walked up to a lemonade stand , stuck a gun to a 9-year-old boy's stomach and demanded money. Deputies found the camo hat and a BB handgun stashed in a wood near the residential tract and are asking the public's help in tracking down the suspect. [Full Article...]

Pilot, 4 passengers identified after being killed in Santa Ana plane crash

Pilot, 4 passengers identified after being killed in Santa Ana plane crash Sunday. Another was 29-year-old Nasim Ghanadan, who saw Hakimi as a mentor in the real estate industry, Ghanadan's brother said. The Shepherds have two children, according to Lara's profile on the real estate site. The plane crashed just a block away from South Coast Plaza, a large mall. The fire department is on scene . Bystanders told journalists they saw the plane falling nose-first. [Full Article...]

Uhuru commends signing of South Sudan governance, security pact

Uhuru commends signing of South Sudan governance, security pact Presidents Yoweri Museveni (Uganda), Ismael Omar Guelleh (Djobouti), host Omar al-Bashir and Somalia Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khayre witnessed the signing of the peace pact. The Parliament will have 550 members, 332 from Kiir's group and 128 from Machar's group. "My government and I know the conflict in South Sudan has resulted in a financial and political burden", Kiir said. [Full Article...]

Longtime Manafort deputy Rick Gates admits embezzlement

Longtime Manafort deputy Rick Gates admits embezzlement Prosecutors are trying to craft a narrative through the various vendors, bookkeepers, and accountants who have testified that Manafort, through Gates, directed his own illicit transactions. But Manafort's defense team is expected to use Gates, too. In questioning Laporta on Monday, a prosecutor asked the accountant about a $10 million loan purportedly received by Manafort from Russian businessma... [Full Article...]

Airstrikes on Yemeni hospital and market kill at least 55

Airstrikes on Yemeni hospital and market kill at least 55 According to a doctor at Al Thawra Hospital many injured have been transferred to other hospitals and "there is a large number of deaths, and we can not count now because the number is large, above the capacity of the hospital". The same report also quoted rebel-run Al Masirah TV which said the attack killed 52 people and left more than 100 wounded. But strikes have picked up again around Hode... [Full Article...]

Trump acknowledges purpose of meeting with Russian lawyer

Trump acknowledges purpose of meeting with Russian lawyer President Trump took to Twitter Sunday to insist he is not concerned about potential legal questions surrounding his son Donald Trump Jr .'s involvement in a 2016 Trump Tower meeting with Russians. Russian President Vladimir Putin has denied allegations by US intelligence agencies that his government meddled and Trump denies collusion, describing the Mueller investigation as a political witc... [Full Article...]

Lynchburg residents evacuated as flood waters overtop dam

Lynchburg residents evacuated as flood waters overtop dam Water is now overflowing from the lake. College Lake Dam, in Lynchburg, Virginia , was on the brink of failure on Friday due to recently heavy rainfall. According to the City of Lynchburg, Lakeside Drive from Old Forest Road to Moorman Drive, will be closed until further notice. It was feared that if the dam did fail and collapse, water would flood from the creek into the James River, which i... [Full Article...]

Twenty killed in plane crash in Swiss Alps

Twenty killed in plane crash in Swiss Alps Authorities have provided few details about those on board JU-Air's plane which crashed on the west side of the Piz Segnas Mountain in the canton of Graubuenden on Saturday. The veteran plane is operated by Ju-Air, a company based in Duebendorf, near Zurich , that offers panoramic flights with old-time Junker Ju-52 planes. [Full Article...]

China wants military drills with ASEAN

China wants military drills with ASEAN The United States has pledged to disburse US$300 million to Southeast Asian countries to enhance security in the ASEAN region. Foreign Minister Mevlut Çavuşoğlu discussed bilateral ties with his Japanese, Iranian and Russian counterparts on the sidelines of the 51st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) meeting in Singapore Thursday. [Full Article...]

Venezuela says explosions were an attack on President Maduro

Venezuela says explosions were an attack on President Maduro He said people heard explosions that corresponded to drones and heard drones detonate near a parade for the occasion. Attorney General Tarek William Saab said the attempted assassination targeted not only Maduro , but rather the military's entire high command on stage with the president. [Full Article...]

Turkey tells U.S. to reverse its 'wrong decision' over sanctions

Turkey tells U.S. to reverse its 'wrong decision' over sanctions The row over Mr Brunson escalated last week when US Vice President Mike Pence, like the pastor an evangelical Christian, said Turkey would face "significant sanctions " if this "innocent man of faith" was not freed. Erdogan saYS Turkey will never step back from defense industry projects, saying 48 out of the 400 projects are related to defence industry. The lira hit a record low of 5.0934... [Full Article...]

Remains of Korean War dead arrive in Hawaii

Remains of Korean War dead arrive in Hawaii U.S. vice president Mike Pence spoke at a ceremony before the flag-draped containers carrying the remains were taken off planes in sets of four. North Korea handed over the remains last week. As we wrote last week quoting the 38 North monitoring site, the North has reportedly begun dismantling that facility, which was used in part to test new liquid-fuel rocket engines. [Full Article...]

Israeli, Jordanian Forces Kill ISIS Fighters Trying to Cross From Southern Syria

Israeli, Jordanian Forces Kill ISIS Fighters Trying to Cross From Southern Syria Asked whether Israel should be less wary of possible flare-ups on the Golan - much of which it seized from Syria in a 1967 war and annexed in a move not recognised overseas - Lieberman said: "I believe so". An initial assessment by Israel's military identified the gunmen as Islamic State militants, in what would mark a rare attempt by the Islamist militants to infiltrate Israel. [Full Article...]

Republicans won't budge on Kavanaugh documents amid Dem accusations of hiding records

Republicans won't budge on Kavanaugh documents amid Dem accusations of hiding records Bush. The documents could be produced earlier via a separate source: the Bush presidential library, which is conducting its own review. "We estimate that we can complete our review of the textual records and the subset of White House Counsel Office emails "from" Kavanaugh (approximately 49,000 emails)-totaling roughly 300,000 pages - by approximately August 20, 2018, and now expect to be able ... [Full Article...]

3D-Printed Guns Blocked--For Now! We React | Fast Company

3D-Printed Guns Blocked--For Now! We React | Fast Company White House spokesman Hogan Gidley expanded on the president's comments Tuesday night, telling reporters: "It is now illegal to own or make a wholly plastic gun of any kind - including those made on a 3D printer ". The Supreme Court has yet to tackle the case, but lower courts previously struck down the freedom of speech argument. Wilson says that blocking the release of the blueprints is a... [Full Article...]

Trump repeats Giuliani defense: 'Collusion is not a crime'

Trump repeats Giuliani defense: 'Collusion is not a crime' It is unclear whether Giuliani's television musings amount to the beginnings of a new strategy, and it is not the first time Trump's allies have pointed out that there is no specific crime of "collusion". Mueller's probe has gone on for a year and a half and so far has filed mostly "process" charges campaign workers unrelated any Trump campaign relationship with Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump calls for Attorney General Jeff Session to end Russian Federation inquiry

Donald Trump calls for Attorney General Jeff Session to end Russian Federation inquiry Wray and National Security Agency Director Paul Nakasone appeared together during the White House press briefing where they said they were working with state and local election officials to protect voting systems from threats by Russian Federation and other foreign actors. [Full Article...]

Trump chief of staff says he will stay at Trump's request

Trump chief of staff says he will stay at Trump's request Kelly declined Trump's initial request to stick with him through 2024 if he's reelected, one of the officials said. On Monday, Trump marked Kelly's anniversary by posting to Twitter a photo of the two men smiling in the Oval Office with the caption "Congratulations to General John Kelly . [Full Article...]

San Jose crews help battle massive Mendocino Complex, Carr fires

San Jose crews help battle massive Mendocino Complex, Carr fires In another sign the crisis in Redding was ebbing, law enforcement officials said the last four people reported as missing among a list of 20 whose names were published on Tuesday were located safe and sound on Wednesday. Watch an aerial video of the California fires. California Gov. Jerry Brown said Wednesday that fires have become the new normal in California due in large part to the changi... [Full Article...]

Secretary of State Announces Economic Initiatives in the Indo-Pacific

Secretary of State Announces Economic Initiatives in the Indo-Pacific The pact will mobilize investment in energy, transportation, tourism and technology infrastructure, according to the statement, which didn't give any funding details. Beijing says it is simply a development project that any country is welcome to join. But the USA wants partnerships, not domination , he added. Through the Digital Connectivity and Cybersecurity Partnership , the U.S. [Full Article...]


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