• Arab aoalition's airstrike on hospital in Yemen's Hodeidah kills 42
Arab aoalition's airstrike on hospital in Yemen's Hodeidah kills 42

The last attempt to resolve the conflict through talks took place in Kuwait in 2016, but the negotiations collapsed after the Houthi militia rejected a United Nations peace plan. "You have heard the statistics many times: more than 22 million people - 75 per cent of the population - require humanitarian assistance and protection".

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  • Saudi Arabia expels Canadian envoy for urging activist's release
Saudi Arabia expels Canadian envoy for urging activist's release

Saudi Arabia has ordered the Canadian ambassador to leave the ultraconservative kingdom after criticism of its arrests of activists. The Canadian embassy in Riyadh had said it was "gravely concerned" about a new wave of detentions of human-rights campaigners in the kingdom, including Samar Badawi, an award-winning gender rights activist.

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  • Iran snubs offer of a meeting by Trump
Iran snubs offer of a meeting by Trump

In his first public comments after the Trump remarks, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani avoided mentioning Trump's comments, instead stressing the need for the other nations involved in the nuclear deal to forge ahead with their pledges of trying to salvage it.

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  • Trump is losing the trade war, according to his favourite measure
Trump is losing the trade war, according to his favourite measure

Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang told media that "the Chinese side calls on the USA to return to rationality, and eradicate its mistakes to create the right conditions for resolving the problem". The United States and China have the world's biggest trading relationship but official ties are increasingly strained over complaints Beijing's tech...

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  • Trump says his son sought information on Clinton from Russians in 2016
Trump says his son sought information on Clinton from Russians in 2016

A letter from President Trump's legal team to Special Counsel Robert Mueller reveals the president dictated the statement on the Trump Tower meeting; chief White House correspondent John Roberts reports . While "collusion" is not mentioned in US criminal statutes, Mueller is investigating whether anyone associated with Trump coordinated with...

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  • 20 killed when tourist plane crashes in Swiss Alps
20 killed when tourist plane crashes in Swiss Alps

Although there were eyewitnesses to the crash, the BBC's Imogen Foulkes says that the investigation into what happened will take time. The plane appeared to have hit the ground almost-vertically and at high speed, said Daniel Knecht of the Swiss transportation safety investigation board.

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  • Parts of Virginia city evacuated over possible dam failure
Parts of Virginia city evacuated over possible dam failure

Officials in Lynchburg, in south-central Virginia , pronounced an endangered dam as "stable and safe" Friday afternoon, hours after they had warned the dam faced "imminent failure". The city owns the dam, but the university owns the lake. Turner Perrow, a member of the Lynchburg City Council who is also a civil engineer, tells NPR that the dam...

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  • Reality Check: Can Sessions stop the Mueller investigation?
Reality Check: Can Sessions stop the Mueller investigation?

Though long antagonistic toward the press, Trump's anger toward the media has only grown over the past month, as he has berated coverage of his Singapore and Helsinki summits, the possible prosecutorial cooperation of his former legal "fixer" Michael Cohen and the Mueller probe.

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  • Police ID suspect in Houston cardiologist's murder
Police ID suspect in Houston cardiologist's murder

Houston Police Department Chief Art Acevedo said evidence was found during a Wednesday morning search at the home that connects Pappas to Hausknecht's shooting death. News of his death made national headlines and prompted heartfelt responses from the medical community, other local hospitals and former U.S. President George H.W.

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  • Mollie Tibbetts 'Sighting': Was She Seen in Missouri?
Mollie Tibbetts 'Sighting': Was She Seen in Missouri?

By Thursday afternoon search teams were back in the area, combing the nearby fields for any trace of the missing girl, according to Fox News . Her family reported her missing the next day after she didn't show up for work. Calderwood believes her daughter is still alive and possibly being held captive. "At this point, we don't know her exact w...

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  • Trump rallies support for Scott, DeSantis in Florida midterm contests
Trump rallies support for Scott, DeSantis in Florida midterm contests

Trump touted both of them as "fearless" and "fighters" for the people of Florida . While the reasons for the early arrivals are plentiful, many said they're there to show support for the president. He was joined by Scott, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, daughter and adviser Ivanka Trump and several members of Congress from Florida. "Ron loves...

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  • Can You Print A Gun At Your Local Library? It's Not Likely
Can You Print A Gun At Your Local Library? It's Not Likely

Texas-based company Defence Distributed was previously ordered by the State Department to cease the publication of the blueprints in 2013, but had reached a settlement in June allowing them to make the plans available for download as of August 1.

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  • Half whale, half dolphin . . . just call me a wolphin
Half whale, half dolphin . . . just call me a wolphin

While surveying whales and dolphins off the Hawaiian Islands, scientists spotted a creature they've never seen before: a peculiar hybrid between a dolphin and a small whale. "And to know she has cousins out there in the ocean is an unbelievable thing to know". "I wouldn't be surprised if there are more hybrids between the two species ― they do as...

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  • Zimbabwe president pleads for peace after election riots
Zimbabwe president pleads for peace after election riots

John Dramani Mahama, former president of Ghana, urges all sides to exercise restraint a day after election-related violence killed three people in Harare, the capital. The government has since pushed the blame on the MDC Alliance while the opposition party accuses ZEC and ZanuPF of conniving to rig elections which it believes it won convincingly.

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  • Trump Takes on
Trump Takes on "Globalist" Koch Brothers

Calling their network "highly overrated", he added: "I have beaten them at every turn". And little more than three months before the midterm elections, it leaves a marquee Republican Senate campaign without the assistance of one of the conservative movement's most powerful allies as their party fights to maintain control of Congress.

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  • Police officer fatally shoots homeowner who killed intruder
Police officer fatally shoots homeowner who killed intruder

Officers arrived on scene and heard muffled gunshots from inside the home, sparking bedlam in the east Denver suburb. "Further investigation revealed the armed male encountered by the officer was a resident of the home", Metz said in the statement .

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  • Observers condemn army violence as Zimbabwe awaits election result
Observers condemn army violence as Zimbabwe awaits election result

The ruling Zanu-PF party has won the majority of parliamentary seats. Chamisa, 40, said. He also accused the commission of announcing the parliamentary results first to "reverse the people's presidential election victory", and "prepare Zim [Zimbabwe] mentally to accept fake presidential results".

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  • Pakistan cricket legend turned opposition stalwart Imran Khan claims victory
Pakistan cricket legend turned opposition stalwart Imran Khan claims victory

Two newly formed small parties are seen as being open to an alliance with Khan's PTI . The former global cricket star Imran Khan promises a "new Pakistan " as he claimed victory in the country's general election. I, particularly paid attention to his foreign policy, mainly involving India , and felt relieved when he completely eschewed warmo...

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  • Zimbabwe announces latest election results
Zimbabwe announces latest election results

Asked on the credibility of the elections, Justice Chigumba said she is "absolutely confident that the elections were not rigged and we want to show the world that we won't steal or subvert the will of the people". Candidate Nelson Chamisa offered a tweet that was similar, saying his party is "resoundingly" winning. Officials neared the end o...

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  • Israel intercepts ship trying to break Gaza blockade, Australian on board
Israel intercepts ship trying to break Gaza blockade, Australian on board

Israel naval vessels intercepted two protest ships attempting to break the maritime barricade of the Gaza Strip Sunday and escorted them to the Ashdod port, the IDF said in a statement. The activists stressed that they would resist Israel's expected takeover of the boats in non-violent ways, reports said. Dr Wan Azizah, who is also Women,...

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  • Polar bear shot dead after attacking cruise ship guard
Polar bear shot dead after attacking cruise ship guard

He is out of danger, with no threat to life. "There are very strict rules here as the islands are visited by many polar bears in the summer, so we all need to be vigilant when we are ashore", a post by a guide on the company's website stated.

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  • Rand Paul Announces He’ll Support Kavanaugh for Supreme Court
Rand Paul Announces He’ll Support Kavanaugh for Supreme Court

However, several Democrats seeking re-election in states that voted for Trump in 2016 could cross party lines and support Kavanaugh, as three did when the Senate voted on the President's first Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, last year.

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  • Blueprints for 3D-printed guns could be available this week
Blueprints for 3D-printed guns could be available this week

He did not offer further details. On Monday, eight states filed suit against the administration over its decision to allow Defense Distributed to publish downloadable blueprints for guns online. "Significantly, the government expressly acknowledges that non-automatic firearms up to.50-caliber - including modern semi-auto sporting rifles such as t...

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  • The Trump Presidency: Former campaign manager on trial Tuesday
The Trump Presidency: Former campaign manager on trial Tuesday

The trial is set to being at the Eastern District Courthouse in Alexandria, Virginia on July 31. The Virginia trial is expected to last at least two weeks. "Accordingly, to prove that Manafort earned that much income, the government must be able to show the extent of the work that he performed for Ukraine".

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  • Michael Cohen sent up flares, but Trump never came to help
Michael Cohen sent up flares, but Trump never came to help

Citing a knowledgeable source, NBC reported that the attorney, Michael Cohen , says that President Trump was told ahead of time about the meeting by his son, Donald Trump Jr . updated his father about an upcoming gathering in which he would get information about Clinton, according to one person familiar with discussions among Cohen's friends.

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