• Russia to hold biggest drills since Cold War
Russia to hold biggest drills since Cold War

A Russian tank during a tactical drill. "The country's ability to defend itself in the current worldwide situation, which is often aggressive and unfriendly towards our country, means (the exercise) is justified and essential", Mr. In recent years, Russia's military has stepped up the frequency and scope of its military exercises, reflecting th...

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  • Texas police search for woman who rings doorbell and disappears
Texas police search for woman who rings doorbell and disappears

They found a 49-year-old man dead inside a home in the 18400 block of Sunrise Pines Drive on Tuesday morning. "The preliminary cause of death is believed to be a single gunshot wound", the sheriff's office said. But when they came to the door, no one was there. Another unidentified resident told Click2Houston, 'We were dead asleep in our beds. ...

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  • Sudha Bharadwaj taken into custody, activists across the country raided by police
Sudha Bharadwaj taken into custody, activists across the country raided by police

He added that house arrest only means that the accused can not venture out of the house. Guha also said this is yet not an emergency. The state and central governments were trying to suppress the voice of Varavara Rao , who was speaking on behalf of Adivasis, he alleged.

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  • Trump says China making things 'much more difficult' with North Korea
Trump says China making things 'much more difficult' with North Korea

The US president goes on to insist his personal relationship with Kim Jong-un remained "a very good and warm one" and that hence there was no reason to restart the "war games" with the South. He has instructed Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera to review the current guidelines in the face of security challenges including North Korea's development of...

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  • Mystery woman on doorbell camera vanishes, worrying neighbors
Mystery woman on doorbell camera vanishes, worrying neighbors

On Friday around 3:20 am, a resident of the Sunrise Ranch Subdivision in Montgomery, TX was awakened by their doorbell. Since video was distributed widely on social media, "numerous citizens" in Texas and beyond have responded with flyers that suggest the woman is a missing person from as far away as Canada, Spencer said.

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  • Donald Trump Confirms: Don McGahn Leaving the White House in the Fall
Donald Trump Confirms: Don McGahn Leaving the White House in the Fall

On Twitter, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley begged Trump not to let that happen. The departure of Trump's top lawyer in the West Wing will create a vacancy in an office that has been closely involved in the conflict over special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation.

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  • China denies Donald Trump’s claim it hacked Hillary Clinton’s emails
China denies Donald Trump’s claim it hacked Hillary Clinton’s emails

President Trump speaks with FIFA President Gianni Infantino during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House on Tuesday. Add Donald Trump as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Donald Trump news, video, and analysis from ABC News.

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  • Republicans slow efforts to rename Senate building for McCain
Republicans slow efforts to rename Senate building for McCain

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is hitting the brakes on a push to rename the Senate's oldest office building for the late Sen. President's first response to his death was a dry tweet . 'We weaken it when we hide behind walls, rather than tear them down, when we doubt the power of our ideals, rather than trust them to be the great force f...

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  • Iran: No need for US Navy in Gulf
Iran: No need for US Navy in Gulf

The United States has no business in the Persian Gulf and should not have a naval presence there, Iranian General Alireza Tangsiri , navy chief in Iran's Revolutionary Guards, said Monday. Closing the strait would be the most direct way of blocking shipping. "In this war, Saudi Arabia will not be able to defeat Iran alone". A raft of s...

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  • Rouhani under pressure as Iranian MPs reject his reassurances on economy
Rouhani under pressure as Iranian MPs reject his reassurances on economy

The president defended his government and said Iran would overcome the "the anti-Iranian officials in the White House" who withdrew the USA from the 2015 nuclear agreement. Subsequently, the action has caused flight routes to be cancelled. Earlier this month, Iran's minister of cooperatives, labor and social welfare lost a vote of confidence.

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  • French fishermen attack British boats 'with smoke bombs' in scallops row
French fishermen attack British boats 'with smoke bombs' in scallops row

But their French counterparts, restricted to fishing for scallops between 1 October and 15 May, have accused the British of depleting stocks, and want them to face the same rules. "In the end, it paid off, because they left", said Quesnel, "but as our colleagues would say, we won the battle, but we haven't won the war". Tensions have been high be...

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  • John McCain: White House urged to lower flags for senator
John McCain: White House urged to lower flags for senator

Trump said in a statement as he ordered the flag atop the White House and elsewhere to fly at half-staff until Mr. McCain's burial on Sunday. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer had proposed renaming the Russell Senate Office building in McCain's honor after the veteran Republican senator died Saturday from brain cancer .

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  • Former Vietnamese Jailer Says He Respected Late US Senator John McCain
Former Vietnamese Jailer Says He Respected Late US Senator John McCain

Among the pallbearers will be Democratic former vice president Joe Biden, ex-senator Russ Feingold, former NY mayor Michael Bloomberg and actor Warren Beatty. Tributes have poured in from every living former president honoring the former Navy aviator for his courage, integrity and decency. Residents and United States officials laid flowers near a...

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  • UK PM says no-deal Brexit not 'the end of the world'
UK PM says no-deal Brexit not 'the end of the world'

Prime Minister Theresa May showed off her questionable dance ability during a visit to South Africa. "We have been made aware of plans by the federal government to use the visit to dish out more lies to the worldwide community in an effort to cover its failures in governance in the last three years".

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  • Lindsey Graham pays tribute to John McCain on the Senate floor
Lindsey Graham pays tribute to John McCain on the Senate floor

Trump and McCain were bitter rivals in the first years of his presidency, of course, and there was no love lost between them-McCain specifically said before his death that he didn't want the president at his funeral. The White House flag will fly at half-staff for the rest of the week in honor of Sen. Trump tweeted after McCain's passing. W...

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  • Bees besiege Times Square street, drawing swarm of tourists
Bees besiege Times Square street, drawing swarm of tourists

According to the NYPDBees Twitter account , the official account for the department's beekeeper, the bees were from an overcrowded hive and landed on the hot dog stand as a way to get temporary residence. Bees swarm a hot dog vendor's umbrella in New York's Times Square, forcing police to close the street. Simone, a tourist from London who d...

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  • Martha McSally up early in Arizona Republican Senate primary
Martha McSally up early in Arizona Republican Senate primary

Arizona has an open Senate seat this cycle after Flake made a decision to leave office. The contest has been overshadowed in recent days by the death of John McCain , Arizona's longtime Republican senator, on Saturday. Arpaio gained notoriety for his crackdowns on illegal immigration, which his agency continued in defiance of a court order th...

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  • Texan sells 3D gun blueprints despite court order
Texan sells 3D gun blueprints despite court order

Nineteen states and the District of Columbia sued, saying the publication would put residents at risk from the untraceable, DIY guns. Cody Wilson said at a news conference that he started selling the plans Tuesday morning and that he had already received almost 400 orders.

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  • Giant Squid Washes Up On Beach In New Zealand
Giant Squid Washes Up On Beach In New Zealand

The body of the squid was sent to the national research Institute of water and atmosphere New Zealand for more detailed study. The size of the giant squid easily overshadowed any of the fearless souls that had the guts to lay beside the poor sea creature.

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  • Hurricane death toll 3000
Hurricane death toll 3000

In estimating the true death toll of Hurricane Maria, researchers looked at historical data to estimate how many people would have died had the storm not hit the island. A study by Harvard University earlier this year estimated around 4,600 had died in the three months following the storm. It garnered widespread media attention.

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