• Japan says time for 'effective pressure' on North Korea, not dialogue
Japan says time for 'effective pressure' on North Korea, not dialogue

China's foreign minister said on Sunday it would be not be easy to restart six-party talks about North Korea's nuclear programme and missile tests, but dialogue was necessary and all sides should work towards that goal. They also mentioned in their 46-page statement a vague reference to an global arbitration ruling past year that invalidated China'...

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  • Cheetos is opening a cheesy snack-themed restaurant
Cheetos is opening a cheesy snack-themed restaurant

Burrell has definitely raised the Cheetos bar, and I don't think I can look at them as just a tasty snack any longer. A full-on Cheetos restaurant, The Spotted Cheetah , is coming to New York City for three days only this month. Ryan Matiyow, senior director of marketing at Cheetos' parent company, Frito-Lay, said fans inspired the playful-yet-e...

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  • Woman lit husband on fire for cheating
Woman lit husband on fire for cheating

The furious woman claims she saw her husband with another woman in a vehicle, a police report obtained by WKYT-TV says. That's where they say Wooten poured gasoline on her husband and set him on fire. Wooten was arrested by deputies at 9.35pm and charged with first-degree assault with a domestic violence enhancer. A representative of the Laurel Co...

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  • Trump says nations 'must be tough' on North Korea
Trump says nations 'must be tough' on North Korea

He's not specifying what those are. Experts on the crisis repeated a call made by the Trump administration in recent months: China , North Korea's top trading partner and protector, must step in. She says the USA rejects any "moral equivalency" implied by that proposal. North Korea said the sanctions infringed its sovereignty and it was ...

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  • Hackers In Venezuela Hit Dozens Of Government Websites
Hackers In Venezuela Hit Dozens Of Government Websites

The Supreme Court has issued injunctions against almost a dozen mayors of opposition municipalities ordering them to prevent protesters from setting up barricades and to remove them if they are put in place. A group called The Binary Guardians hacked into the websites of several public institutions in Venezuela. As Reuters reports , the standoff...

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  • Iran names Zangeneh as his petroleum minister
Iran names Zangeneh as his petroleum minister

Mahmoud Alavi has been kept as the intelligence minister as Tehran faces an increasing challenge from Islamist militants. Acting defense minister, Gen. "He has been responsible for human rights violations, arbitrary arrests, denials of prisoners' rights, and an increase in executions, " the European Union said.

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  • The White House Needs a Comms Director
The White House Needs a Comms Director

President Donald Trump can't seem to break out of his polling funk. As a result, the number of those who still expect to see changes the USA needs keeps on plummeting, as well as those who trust in the White House's pronouncements. Meanwhile, Trump's job approval among Republican voters has dipped to 79 percent, the Quinnipiac poll found. ...

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  • Belgian bomb squad find no explosives after Brussels scare
Belgian bomb squad find no explosives after Brussels scare

A witness described police destroying the tyres of a Citroen Picasso in the Belgian capital, Brussels . "We got the driver out, and he immediately told us that there were explosives inside", a police spokesperson said. However, he continued on the Ninove causeway in Molenbeek before striking a second police vehicle. A large area was sealed off a...

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  • GOP Lawmaker Urges Rauner To Resolve Bill Backlog with Bonds
GOP Lawmaker Urges Rauner To Resolve Bill Backlog with Bonds

Signing the bill into law will give hundreds of thousands of additional Illinoisans the opportunity to join the registry each year. "We have clear changes from the Governor and clear instructions". "Senate Bill 1, as originally passed, bails out the Chicago Public School system on the backs of downstate schools". City high schools will also feel ...

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  • Madison Co Schools to Close for Solar Eclipse
Madison Co Schools to Close for Solar Eclipse

Titus Staples, principal of Faith Christian School in Kearney, connected teaching about the eclipse with the value of witnesses the event. All JCPS middle and high schools will have dismissals delayed until 2:41 p.m., 21 minutes later than the usual 2:20 p.m.

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  • Trump Administration Reviews Report Linking Climate Change to Human Activity
Trump Administration Reviews Report Linking Climate Change to Human Activity

The report finds that human activities are primarily responsible for global climate change. Even if humans were to immediately cease emitting all greenhouse gases into the air today , global temperatures would still rise by 05 degrees Fahrenheit by the end of the century.

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  • Thailand Pledges Adherence To Sanctions Imposed On North Korea
Thailand Pledges Adherence To Sanctions Imposed On North Korea

But relations are on a better footing under Trump, with the U.S. president extending an invitation to junta chief Prayut Chan-O-Cha. Thailand is one of a raft of Southeast Asian countries that hosts a North Korean embassy and enjoys valuable bilateral trade with the reclusive regime.

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  • Trump Has Sent 'Greetings' to Robert Mueller
Trump Has Sent 'Greetings' to Robert Mueller

It was not clear whether Mueller sent any messages to Trump, and the special counsel's office did not immediately respond to TPM's request for comment. Trump has also publicly expressed frustration with Attorney General Jeff Sessions for recusing himself from the Russian Federation investigation.

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  • RNC Spokesperson Kayleigh McEnany On Media Coverage of President Trump
RNC Spokesperson Kayleigh McEnany On Media Coverage of President Trump

Kayleigh McEnany , former CNN contributor, gained recognition during the 2016 presidential election for frequently appearing as a Trump surrogate on cable news networks. The chosen spokesperson for this new media outlet will be McEnany, who was just named a Republican National Committee spokesperson on Monday. She celebrated her new roles on Twi...

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  • Vigilantes a threat to liberty, says Sonia Gandhi
Vigilantes a threat to liberty, says Sonia Gandhi

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar's move to dump the grand alliance and renewing his ties with the BJP and the attack on Rahul Gandhi in Gujarat will dominate the Congress Working Committee ( CWC ) meeting on Tuesday. It is not an electoral crisis. "The Congress party has just got some foreign elements heading the party who don't know anythin...

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  • Kidnapped British glamour model Chloe Ayling: Police had 'doubts' over story
Kidnapped British glamour model Chloe Ayling: Police had 'doubts' over story

Chloe Ayling's agent has claimed that she did a topless photo shoot to cope with the trauma of being kidnapped . She thanked Italian and United Kingdom authorities for "all they have done to secure my safe release". Herba took credit for the crime and said he was working with an organization that is allegedly involved in various types of illegal ...

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  • Serena Williams: Childbirth will make me a 'real woman'
Serena Williams: Childbirth will make me a 'real woman'

I am about to be a real woman now, you know? The tennis star won the Australian Open in January while pregnant, according to The Washington Post . "Having a baby, nothing is guaranteed". "So many things happen and I just think, 'Wow, why don't we have a chance?' If that makes me a feminist, I am proud to be one ". "I feel like I will be ready...

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  • Deadly quake strikes China's Sichuan province
Deadly quake strikes China's Sichuan province

A 7.0-magnitude natural disaster shook Sichuan's Jiuzhaigou County late on Tuesday night, according to the China quake Networks Center (CENC). A 6.5 magnitude quake struck the remote and mountainous Sichuan province of China Tuesday night, the U.S.

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  • North Korea Seriously Considering Strike on Guam: Reports, Citing State Media
North Korea Seriously Considering Strike on Guam: Reports, Citing State Media

The threat comes just hours after US President Donald Trump warned Pyongyang that if they continued to threaten the US, they would "face fire and fury like the world has never seen". The plan would be reported to the North's Supreme Command soon, the spokesman said, without citing a date. The KPA also said that a US preemptive strike against No...

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  • Trump Exchanged Private Messages With Special Counsel Mueller
Trump Exchanged Private Messages With Special Counsel Mueller

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said, "I have a lot of confidence in Bob Mueller". Activists across the country are banding together in a campaign entitled Trump Is Not Above the Law in support of Mueller and to push back - via media work, actions in states, questions at town halls this August and more - against any effort to remove him or interf...

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  • Police Arrest 17 People in Connection With Middle Eastern Crime Syndicate
Police Arrest 17 People in Connection With Middle Eastern Crime Syndicate

Police raided numerous homes across Sydney during the sting . "We will allege that the two syndicates have always been involved in organizing high-volume imports of illegal substances into Australia, and laundering millions of dollars and dealing in the proceeds of crime, both domestically and internationally", Australian Federal Police Assistan...

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  • U.S. airstrikes kill 40 Iraqi Shiite paramilitary fighters near border
U.S. airstrikes kill 40 Iraqi Shiite paramilitary fighters near border

The area is about 12 kilometers - around 7.5 miles - from the Iraqi border. In a statement, the Sayed al-Shuhada Brigade said the USA artillery attack would "not go unpunished", and called on the Iraqi government to launch an investigation.

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  • Pakistani Charity Suspected of Terror Links Launches Political Party
Pakistani Charity Suspected of Terror Links Launches Political Party

Khalid had made it clear that Saeed will remain a reverential figure for the newly formed party but did not outline what his exact role would be. He told reporters in Islamabad today that his party will work to make Pakistan "a real Islamic and welfare state" and that it's ready to cooperate with like-minded parties.

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  • Mom Takes Hilarious Swimming Pool Photo to Celebrate Kids Returning to School
Mom Takes Hilarious Swimming Pool Photo to Celebrate Kids Returning to School

A mom in Alabama used her kids' first day of school as the flawless photo op to show how she really felt about the end of summer vacation. Though Willingham says she posts amusing family photos on Facebook all the time, they're usually "more in-the-minute than posed".

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  • Former police officer Adrian Pogmore jailed over helicopter sex video
Former police officer Adrian Pogmore jailed over helicopter sex video

He also used a South Yorkshire Police helicopter to shoot footage of a woman sunbathing naked in her garden, two naturists sitting outside their caravan and a couple lying naked outside their home. Another woman filmed naked without her knowledge told police she felt sick when she saw the footage. Two pilots and two other officers were last wee...

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  • Archaeologists Believe They've Found Home of Apostles Peter, Andrew and Philip
Archaeologists Believe They've Found Home of Apostles Peter, Andrew and Philip

The ancient fishing village on the north shore of the Sea of Galilee is referenced in the gospel of Mark as the place where Jesus healed a blind man. They assumed the el-Araj site was under water until the Byzantine period, as they believed the sea was about 209 meters below sea level.

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  • Cop couple who faked Everest feat dismissed
Cop couple who faked Everest feat dismissed

The couple was suspended in November 2016, after a probe panel formed by the police called out their lie. An inquiry was launched previous year after the pair's claims were queried by fellow climbers. After investigation, it is reported that the pictures presented by the couple were morphed. "We dismissed them from service on Saturday after the...

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  • Migrants run through Spain-Morocco border post
Migrants run through Spain-Morocco border post

They celebrated once on Spanish soil raising their hands in joy as they ran through the streets and one man kneeling on the floor. Red Cross's volunteers have assisted 186 migrants, 4 of which have been hospitalized, according to the Red Cross Ceuta's official Twitter account .

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  • BBCI: Afghan conflict: Hostages released after Taliban Sar-e Pul attack
BBCI: Afghan conflict: Hostages released after Taliban Sar-e Pul attack

Two days later, the militants entered the village and killed people - mainly Shia Muslims - in "a brutal, inhumane way", according to a provincial spokesman. The discrepancy highlights the difficulty of verifying information from poor, mountainous areas of Afghanistan made inaccessible by fighting and with patchy communications.

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  • Trump Accuses WaPo And NYT Of Reluctantly Covering Lynch-Clinton Airplane Meeting
Trump Accuses WaPo And NYT Of Reluctantly Covering Lynch-Clinton Airplane Meeting

The documents show email exchanges between DOJ officials and journalists from multiple outlets, including The New York Times and the Washington Post , regarding potential coverage of the June 27, 2016 tarmac meeting. Clinton left his private plane and boarded Lynch's uninvited. It was just over a week later that Federal Bureau of Investigation...

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  • ACLU, Rutherford Institute demand city rescind decision to move Unite the Right
ACLU, Rutherford Institute demand city rescind decision to move Unite the Right

In June, the city of Charlottesville change the name of the park from "Lee Park" to Emancipation Park. The Charlottesville rally is being held to protest the town's decision to tear down the statue of Confederate General Robert E. This commitment, which all Airbnb users must sign on to in order to use the platform, is about belonging and was par...

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  • Turkey warns new military moves in Syria imminent
Turkey warns new military moves in Syria imminent

However, the YPG's release of a video showing the deployment of an ATGM system is controversial, especially because the White House approved the arming of the group in May despite protests from the Turkish government. Aaron Stein, a senior fellow at the Atlantic Council, also told Military Times that the YPG possessing anti-tank missile systems is ...

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  • VERIFY: Was a pink dolphin spotted in Louisiana?
VERIFY: Was a pink dolphin spotted in Louisiana?

It's not a trick - pink-colored dolphins do exist. "I was like, 'Wow, that's not a regular dolphin". NBC reached out to the agency to ask about the video. Unfortunately, Barsh told National Geographic that it's rare to see albino animals survive for long in the wild, due to the litany of health problems they are naturally predisposed to.

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  • 'The Beverly Hillbillies' Bel Air home hits market for $350 million
'The Beverly Hillbillies' Bel Air home hits market for $350 million

It was rented to film crews in the interim and was famously used for exterior shots of the mansion occupied by the fictitious rags-to-riches Clampett family on "The Beverley Hillbillies" for 9 seasons beginning in 1962. Jerrold "Jerry" Perenchio , who died at age 86. Before his death, Perenchio also purchased the nearby home of Nancy and Ronald ...

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  • Warning issued for heavy rain across Sussex
Warning issued for heavy rain across Sussex

The total rainfall could total 120mm - or nearly 5in. A weather warning for extreme heavy rain has been issued for Yorkshire - with the possibility of "some flooding to roads, homes and businesses". Whilst many will miss the worst of the rain, the heaviest showers could bring 25 mm in an hour to some spots with 40 mm in 3 hours possible. The ...

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