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  • White House expresses gratitude to Malaysian, Singapore Navies for rescue efforts

    White House expresses gratitude to Malaysian, Singapore Navies for rescue efforts

    Divers have found remains in flooded compartments of the McCain , which is docked at Singapore's naval base, but the Navy has not disclosed specifics. The USS Fitzgerald hit a cargo ship off Japan in June , and there were two other collisions earlier this year. But for now, there's no explanation for the collision and no answers for the families of 10 missing sailors as the global search-and-rescue operation continues.

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  • After Charlottesville, ESPN Pulls Announcer Robert Lee From Virginia Game

    After Charlottesville, ESPN Pulls Announcer Robert Lee From Virginia Game

    They said "In that moment it felt right to all parties". Outkick founder Clay Travis lampooned the network for the decision by calling it "MSESPN" in the post . The "tragic events" mentioned in the statement refer to a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville on August 12. White nationalist marched on Virginia's campus with torches, chanted racial slurs and intimidated counter-protestors.

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  • BBCI: Sixteen US staff in Cuba hurt in 'acoustic attack'

    BBCI: Sixteen US staff in Cuba hurt in 'acoustic attack'

    The State Department raised the incidents with the Cuban government over the course of several months and sent medical personnel to Havana, but have not been able to determine exactly what happened. Two senior U.S. government officials told CNN that more than 10 U.S. diplomats and their family members received treatment for similar ailments. Some of the diplomats' symptoms were so severe that they were forced to cancel their tours early and return to the United States, officials said.

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  • The $758.7 million Powerball jackpot and winnings, by the numbers

    The $758.7 million Powerball jackpot and winnings, by the numbers

    The previous evening, she recalled, she was leaving work with a firefighter and remarked, "It's never going to be me". "So he followed me actually to make sure I was safely home . Wanczyk said the first thing she'll do is take some time off. If the victor decides to accept his or her prize in a lump sum, he or she will receive $480.5 million.

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  • Tropical Storm Harvey weakens to depression as it approaches peninsula

    Tropical Storm Harvey weakens to depression as it approaches peninsula

    There is only a 10 per cent of it developing during the next two days, and the chance of development through the next five days is 30 per cent. Almost all reliable forecast models including the GFS (Global Forecast System) & ECMWF (Euro) models redevelop Harvey into a strong tropical storm or potential hurricane before making landfall somewhere along the Texas coastline Friday-Saturday.

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  • Trump's Son-in-Law leads a delegation to Middle East

    Trump's Son-in-Law leads a delegation to Middle East

    On Wednesday, the U.S. delegation is expected to arrive in Israel , the media outlet said citing a White House aide. White House adviser Jared Kushner is leading a delegation of Trump administration officials to the Middle East to discuss the possibility of resuming the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.

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  • $700 million Powerball drawing could set a record

    $700 million Powerball drawing could set a record

    The drawing will take place at 10:59 p.m.in Tallahassee, Florida. The deadline to buy tickets is at 9:59 p.m. The jackpot can be paid in a lump sum or in annuity of 30 annual payments that increase over time. The $50,000 prize has 1 in more than 913,000 odds. The Lancaster Barnstormers announced they will be giving away Powerball tickets with randomly generated numbers to the first 1,000 fans 18 years and older at their doubleheader Wednesday evening.

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  • Chelsea Clinton Defends Barron Trump After a Website Mocked His Outfits

    Chelsea Clinton Defends Barron Trump After a Website Mocked His Outfits

    Something similar happened constantly during the Obama administration, when a few people criticized Malia and Sasha Obama for dressing like a couple of adolescent girls. The site's entertainment reporter Ford Springer praised President Donald Trump's "fine tailored suit" and First Lady Melania Trump 's "elegant" and "jaw-dropping" dress.

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  • Almost 1 in 10 Americans think neo-Nazi views okay, poll finds

    Almost 1 in 10 Americans think neo-Nazi views okay, poll finds

    More than half of Americans in a recent poll opposed President Donald Trump's comments of last Tuesday placing " blame on both sides " for the violent white supremacist march in Charlottesville earlier this month. Responses were split sharply between Republicans and Democrats. Asked if the U.S. president equated white supremacists with counter-protesters, 42% said he did, while 23% said he did not.

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  • Diplomacy preferred over military option — USA military leaders

    Diplomacy preferred over military option — USA military leaders

    North Korea's self-defensive nuclear deterrence arsenal will never be on the negotiating table, a Pyongyang envoy said on Tuesday. Earlier Tuesday, the U.S. The United States and South Korea have a long history of cooperation in the sphere of defense that goes back to the Korean War in the 1950s. The new restrictions seek to further reduce the flow of money to North Korea's weapons development, which is partially financed by selling coal and other natural resources.

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  • Severe storm watch issued for Montreal, Ottawa on tornado watch

    Severe storm watch issued for Montreal, Ottawa on tornado watch

    We are tracking a strong cold front diving into the region on Tuesday. Hot and humid conditions ahead of this front will increase the risk for severe weather due to extra moisture in the atmosphere. Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for the Montreal area, warning that "conditions are favourable for the development of unsafe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing damaging wind gusts, large hail and heavy rain".

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  • Bihar Bank Employees Federation join nationwide strike

    Bihar Bank Employees Federation join nationwide strike

    UFBU is an umbrella body of nine unions, including All India Bank Officers' Confederation ( AIBOC ), All India Bank Employees Association ( AIBEA ) and National Organisation of Bank Workers ( NOBW ). UFBU is opposing reforms in the banking sector and other issues. "Privatisation of banks would mean privatising the Rs 80 lakh crore of common people's money available in our banks.This is unsafe for the country and our people".

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  • BJP sweeps Mira-Bhayander civic polls, Sena suffers big jolt

    BJP sweeps Mira-Bhayander civic polls, Sena suffers big jolt

    The Sharad Pawar-led Nationalist Congress Party, however, did not win a single seat. This year in February, the BJP jumped from 31 seats in 2012 to 82 in the elections to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and the Sena won 84. It is the hard work of Team BJP which has spread this sense of trust in the area which resulted in the win. The term of the BJP-Shiv Sena rule municipal corporation ends on 27 August.

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  • State Checks in at 20th in Preseason AP Top 25

    State Checks in at 20th in Preseason AP Top 25

    This marks the 18th straight year that OU has appeared in the preseason AP Top 25, which is the second longest current string behind Ohio State (29). So, while the Buckeyes came in ahead of the Seminoles in the top 25, FSU actually received more first-place votes.

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  • Villages liberated from ISIS control in Tal Afar

    Villages liberated from ISIS control in Tal Afar

    Un Humanitarian Coordinator for Iraq Lisa Grande said Sunday that "more than 30,000 people have already fled" the Tal Afar region and that thousands more were expected to seek to flee. Iraqi officials believe there are between 1,400 and 1,600 ISIS fighters in the Tal Afar area, including many foreign fighters, according to Iraqi Brig.

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  • London's Big Ben falls silent

    London's Big Ben falls silent

    The giant bell atop Parliament's clock tower sent a dozen deep bongs into a gray sky at noon, marking the hour as it has done nearly continuously since 1859. She said she hoped a House of Commons commission would "look into this urgently so that we can ensure that we can continue to hear Big Ben through those four years".

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  • Stenson grabs third-round lead after late birdie barrage

    Stenson grabs third-round lead after late birdie barrage

    Stenson said he didn't know the lead was one until he was getting ready to play his second shot out of the edge of the rough on 18. Martin Flores and Ben Crane aced the par-3 16th while Roberto Castro aced the third hole. According to the PGA Tour Media Twitter account, the pro also made an albatross at the 2010 Sanderson Farms Championship. Na is aiming for a second tour victory, though he hasn't won since 2011.

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