Paris' Notre-Dame's assailant reportedly said, 'This is for Syria'

Police sealed off the area in front of the cathedral, where the attacker lay injured on the ground. The Paris prosecutor's office swiftly began a counter-terrorism investigation. "People are talking to each other, praying and continuing their visit",... More..

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North Korea Has Successful 'Ground-to-sea Cruise Rocket' Launch

Unlike its practice with ballistic-missile tests, which are banned under global law, the U.S. did not publicly comment on this launch. After a provocative North Korean missile launch in 2003, China completely...More..

by | Monday, June 12, 2017

Demonstrations against Islamic law met with counterprotests against hate

The anti-Sharia protest was one of demonstrations planned in more than 20 cities , including New York, Boston, Dallas and Atlanta, sponsored by the conservative group Act for America , which calls itself th...More..

Ottawa weathers first heat warning of the season
by | Monday, June 12, 2017

Ottawa weathers first heat warning of the season

The agency says drink plenty of water even before you feel thirsty and stay in a cool place. A combination of hot temperatures and humid conditions are expected Sunday, Monday and possibly Tuesday. According ...More..

Trump tells Qatar to stop funding terrorism
by | Monday, June 12, 2017

Trump tells Qatar to stop funding terrorism

He also rejected "a military solution as an option" to resolving the crisis, and said Qatar could survive "forever" despite the measures taken against it. Qatar has said citizens of states that have cut ties...More..

by | Monday, June 12, 2017

Theresa May Top Aides Resign After Disastrous Election

Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron also called for details of the deal to be published, saying: "The actions of this ( Conservative ) government will have profound implications for the Brexit negotiations and...More..

by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Rally against Islamic law in Atlanta

The demonstrations got heated when the counter-protesters crossed the street, chanting, "No hate, no fear, Muslims are welcome here", and "Islamaphobic fascists" near the anti-Sharia group. According to the Pe...More..

by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

What is John McCain talking about?

McCain's questions were nearly incoherent as he wandered all over the place and never seemed to make a point. McCain's office issued a statement in response to the Twitter reaction, saying that McCain's qu...More..

Across the United States, counter-protests are planned as Anti-Sharia marches
by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Across the United States, counter-protests are planned as Anti-Sharia marches

Anti-Muslim activists hoisted American flags and delivered fiery speeches in rallies across the country Saturday, facing off against crowds of counter-demonstrators in several cities and exposing the visceral r...More..

by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Nadal just 1 step away from 'La Decima' in Paris

He can take confidence from a record of 15 wins from 18 meetings with Wawrinka, but the Swiss has won three of the last six, including his first Grand Slam win in the 2014 Australian Open final. He proved n...More..

by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

E3 2017: 'Star Wars Battlefront II' Official Gameplay Trailer

Exclusive to the console version will be a split-screen co-op mode. PC players will have to go through Origin for the new game. The Battlefield 1 In the Name of the Tsar expansion was given a September re...More..

Texas A&M rallies to win 12-6, advance to CWS
by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Texas A&M rallies to win 12-6, advance to CWS

The Wildcats then scored two more off hits from Will Robertson and Brian Fortier to cut the deficit to 6-3. Allen got Gutierrez to pop up behind the mound, but second baseman Alex Acosta was unable to hang ...More..

Navy's newest warship USS Gabrielle Giffords commissioned in Texas
by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Navy's newest warship USS Gabrielle Giffords commissioned in Texas

Various speakers, including former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton , said Giffords' strength and courage made her worthy of being the namesake of the Navy's newest ship. "You make me proud". More than 4...More..

by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Ostapenko wins; Nadal vs. Wawrinka in final

Speaking after her semi-final defeat, Timea Bacsinszky said: "She's hitting as hard as she can down the line from nowhere". With victories here over Olympic gold medallist Monica Puig, US Open victor Sam Stos...More..

Lincoln Memorial reflecting pool to be drained after 80 ducks die
by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Lincoln Memorial reflecting pool to be drained after 80 ducks die

The ducks' deaths were likely caused by high levels of the parasite cercarial dermatitis , which grow in and are released by snails that live in the pool, the park service said Friday . However, a few weeks a...More..

Letters - PRI Response To US Withdrawal From Climate Agreement
by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Letters - PRI Response To US Withdrawal From Climate Agreement

Iowa City Mayor Jim Throgmorton has joined thousands of mayors across the country in support of the Paris Agreement. Asked about America's decision to leave the 2015 climate accord, he said, "The decision by th...More..

by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Sudanese Cabinet Confirms Support To Settle Gulf Crisis

That was news to the Pentagon, which just minutes before said that the days-long blockade of Qatar had yet to interfere with USA operations at al-Udeid, from which are launched many sorties of the U.S-led c...More..

Virginia, other states reviewing election systems for signs of intrusion
by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Virginia, other states reviewing election systems for signs of intrusion

The firm that the report said was hacked says its voter registration software was used by local election offices in eight states. Sarah Revell , spokesperson for Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner...More..

by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

Pelosi: Sessions should resign as attorney general

Lawmakers will most certainly ask James Comey if the president asked him to end it or if the president pressured him to stop looking into Russia's ties to fired national security advisor Michael Flynn. But he...More..

by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

Theresa May says she'll remain PM despite calls to go

And the Brexit talks are due to start in 10 days time . "People are crying out for help and he's been working on that, he hasn't really been working on Brexit", she said, while locals browsed bric-a-brac...More..