• Cops identify mom who brought baby on high-speed chase
Cops identify mom who brought baby on high-speed chase

Aerial footage released by the Texas Department of Public Safety shows the woman, named in reports as Catilyn Rodriguez , drive at high speed across several lanes of traffic on a San Antonio highway. Rodriguez then passes in front of a white SUV before opening the door and jumping into the passenger side with the baby on her lap. The video ...

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  • Jet-setting Instagram model dies on billionaire's yacht
Jet-setting Instagram model dies on billionaire's yacht

Sinead McNamara was working as a crew member on the Mayan Queen IV when she died on board the ship early on Friday. Sinead McNamara , 20, had been documenting her travels through Europe on Instagram , and more recently had been aboard a $US 140 million super yacht.

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  • 4 missing after Colorado River boat collision
4 missing after Colorado River boat collision

Two of the missing have been identified by their loved ones as Kirra Drury and Raegan Heitzig. Authorities are continuing to conduct an extensive search for 1-2 people who are missing following a boating accident on the Colorado River Saturday evening.

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  • Saudi-led coalition regrets errors in deadly attack on bus in Yemen
Saudi-led coalition regrets errors in deadly attack on bus in Yemen

Last month's attack on the school bus at a market in Saada province killed more than 50 people, most of the children. Yemen's civil war has been going on for over three years. Since the war began, there have been numerous Saudi strikes conducted "in violation of the laws of war" and without adequate follow-up investigations, HRW said.

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  • Philippines' Duterte eyes arms deals on Israel trip
Philippines' Duterte eyes arms deals on Israel trip

Local media here reported that Duterte brought with him 400 delgates, including military and police officials. The comments came ahead of a meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and a planned visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial and museum.

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  • Duo in Terengganu lesbian sex case whipped six times
Duo in Terengganu lesbian sex case whipped six times

The women have also been fined RM3,300 (£630) each, with a four-month prison term if they fail to pay. They were caned at the Sharia High Court in the state capital Kuala Terengganu. Thilaga Sulathireh, from the group Justice for Sisters who witnessed the caning, said she was shocked by the public spectacle. "The public caning of the two women...

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  • Democrats slam White House for withholding documents on Supreme Court nominee
Democrats slam White House for withholding documents on Supreme Court nominee

Bush's attorney Bill Burck told the Senate Judiciary Committee in a letter Friday that it has mostly completed its work ahead of next week's planned confirmation hearing. "The issue now is what are Democrats going to do about it? This kind of brash coverup requires an equally forceful response". The Department of Justice and the White House said ...

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  • Alaska Mom Charged With Killing Two Daughters Two Years Apart
Alaska Mom Charged With Killing Two Daughters Two Years Apart

At a news conference August 30, Fairbanks Police Chief Eric Jewkes questioned what true justice might look like after such "an unimaginable tragedy". She's a high risk prisoner, and her bail is set at 2 million dollars. Autopsies and medical records indicated both girls were healthy and suffered no genetic abnormalities, diseases or injuries.

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  • Myanmar judge jails Reuters journalists for 7 years
Myanmar judge jails Reuters journalists for 7 years

Britain's ambassador to Myanmar , Dan Chugg, said the United Kingdom was "extremely disappointed by this verdict", while USA ambassador to Myanmar Scot Marciel said: "It's deeply troubling for everybody who has struggled so hard here for media freedom".

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  • Father, 3 Children Dead After Kayak Capsizes In Lake Superior
Father, 3 Children Dead After Kayak Capsizes In Lake Superior

Mews explained that she became separated from the rest of her family after the kayak capsized between MI and Stockton Islands. Cari Mews-Fryman, 29, had travelled to Lake Superior in her home state of Wisconsin, US, with her husband, Eric Fryman and their children, Kyra, 9, Annaliese, 5, and Jansen, 3.

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  • CIO president: 'Hard to see' new NAFTA deal without Canada
CIO president: 'Hard to see' new NAFTA deal without Canada

The controversial remarks come amid increased tensions between the USA and Canada, in part over trade. President Trump got a somewhat non-traditional start to a president's typical Labor Day: An attack on the president of the nation's largest labor union federation.

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  • John McCain memorialized as hero, fighter and wiseacre
John McCain memorialized as hero, fighter and wiseacre

This week McCain will lie in state in both the U.S. and Arizona capitols and will be memorialized at a funeral at his family's church in Phoenix and at a service at the National Cathedral in Washington , D.C. A final draft of the statement was ready for the president's approval, per the Post. "Americans will be forever grateful for his heroi...

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  • Blasts from area of military airport shake Damascus; Syria denies Israeli airstrike
Blasts from area of military airport shake Damascus; Syria denies Israeli airstrike

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said Washington views the government assault on Idlib as an escalation of Syria's war, and the State Department warned that Washington would respond to any chemical attack by Damascus. "The explosions heard were due to an explosion at a munitions deposit close to the airport which was due to an electrical...

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  • Phoenix murder victim was pregnant; estranged husband sought in 3 killings
Phoenix murder victim was pregnant; estranged husband sought in 3 killings

But Sgt. Armando Carbajal, a police spokesman, said investigators had no firm indication of the whereabouts of Coronado or the boys. Phoenix police Sgt. Police later determined Coronado switched to an older, aqua-green Ford pickup truck with a white camper shell. Police were initially looking for Coronado's white Chevrolet pick-up truck, but fo...

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  • No Canadian agriculture concessions in USA trade talks: USTR
No Canadian agriculture concessions in USA trade talks: USTR

Following a firm warning by President Trump to the United States' neighbor to the north, the president of the largest union federation in the country said Sunday that given the integration of the three economies in the agreement, any reworked deal on the North American Free Trade Agreement must include Canada .

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  • Former chief rabbi warns of 'existential threat' to UK Jews
Former chief rabbi warns of 'existential threat' to UK Jews

Sacks, an independent member of the United Kingdom parliament's upper house, said the opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn , in particular, must "recant and repent" and said he risked engulfing the country "in the flames of hatred".

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  • FOCAC Beijing Summit: What to expect
FOCAC Beijing Summit: What to expect

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told his African counterparts Sunday that Xi will use the summit as an opportunity to outline a "specific vision on building a China-Africa community with a shared future, and announce proposals and measures.to strengthen China-Africa cooperation".

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  • Libya declares state of emergency in Tripoli
Libya declares state of emergency in Tripoli

The fighting erupted last week between armed groups from Tripoli against others from a town to the south vying for power in Libya's capital. At least 39 people, including civilians, have died in rival militia clashes in Tripoli in recent days.

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  • Bobi Wine to foot own medical bills
Bobi Wine to foot own medical bills

Robert Kyagulanyi, a 36-year-old reggae musician who performs under the name Bobi Wine, announced his arrival via Twitter on Saturday, saying he had "safely arrived". Bobi's attempt to leave Uganda the previous day was blocked by government officials, after which police detained him at the airport. Police and soldiers have deployed around the capit...

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  • Shooting breaks out at California's Del Mar race track
Shooting breaks out at California's Del Mar race track

The man pulled out "a silver-plated semi-automatic handgun" and fired into a crowd outside the Del Mar Fairgrounds, the San Diego Sheriff's Office said. "The concert is moving forward as planned". Graphic language can be heard in the video. Several Twitter users shared clips of television coverage of the race by horse racing network TVG, in w...

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