Raccoon scales skyscraper in Minnesota

And a small crowd was drawn at the bottom of the building. It had reached the roof. The story started yesterday morning when Minnesota Public Radio reporter Tim Nelson noticed the animal trapped on an overhang near the bottom of the UBS Buildin... More..

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Spain offers to take in drifting migrant ship Aquarius
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Spain offers to take in drifting migrant ship Aquarius

In this photo taken on May 6, 2018 the French NGO's ship Aquarius , a search and rescue ship run in partnership between "SOS Mediterranee" and Doctors without borders (MSF), is seen some 24 nautical miles off ...More..

by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Leimome Cheeks accused of transporting children in cages

The video was taken on Elvis Presley Boulevard near Graceland. Neighbors vouched for Cheeks and said they did not think she intentionally did anything wrong. A concerned citizen shot the video and forwarded i...More..

Singapore to restrict airspace during US-North Korea summit
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Singapore to restrict airspace during US-North Korea summit

Singapore time and take place June 11, 9 p.m. east coast time". He said he longer wanted to use the term "maximum pressure" for his policy on North Korea because the two countries were getting along. Russian...More..

Opinion analysis: Justices rule for OH in voter-registration dispute
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Opinion analysis: Justices rule for OH in voter-registration dispute

In it, she said that friend-of-the-court briefs in the case had shown how the OH system "has disproportionately affected minority, low-income, disabled, and veteran voters". Justice Samuel Alito delivered OH th...More..

Putin says willing to meet Trump whenever United States is ready
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Putin says willing to meet Trump whenever United States is ready

Departing the White House for a fractious summit with European , Canadian and Japanese leaders, Trump said their 2014 decision to suspend Russian Federation from the group of the world's most advanced economie...More..

US, Canada, European countries caught up in growing G7 rift over tariffs
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

US, Canada, European countries caught up in growing G7 rift over tariffs

But before the group could sign off on a joint statement of agreement on trade talks, Trump's advisers reportedly insisted that the US would not agree to two key points in the statement related to the ...More..

Merkel: G-7 summit with Trump was a 'sobering' experience
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Merkel: G-7 summit with Trump was a 'sobering' experience

A few hours earlier, Trudeau had told reporters that all seven leaders had come together to sign the joint declaration. But the criticism left a former Canadian prime minister, Stephen Harper, stumped. And ...More..

Trump and Kim arrive in Singapore ahead of historic summit World News
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Trump and Kim arrive in Singapore ahead of historic summit World News

The summit will be the first meeting between Trump and Kim and mark a turnaround of relations between the two leaders after a long-running exchange of furious threats and insults. But after a cooling of the...More..

Tropical Storm Bud grows off Mexico's Pacific coast
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Tropical Storm Bud grows off Mexico's Pacific coast

It was centered about 300 miles (485 kilometers) south of Manzanillo, Mexico, and was moving northwest at 9 mph (15 kph). National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is forecasting a near or above normal ...More..

Mueller charges Manafort's right-hand man Konstantin Kilimnik
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Mueller charges Manafort's right-hand man Konstantin Kilimnik

The two individuals were members of the "Hapsburg group", described by Mueller in the February superseding indictment of Manafort as "a group of former senior European politicians to take positions favorable ...More..

Trump threatens to ‘terminate NAFTA’ if there isn’t a new deal
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Trump threatens to ‘terminate NAFTA’ if there isn’t a new deal

Before heading off to La Malbaie , in Ottawa, Macron and Trudeau offered an olive branch of sorts by offering Trump a modest measure of support in his historic meeting in Singapore with North Korean leader Ki...More..

U.S. military service member killed in Somalia attack
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

U.S. military service member killed in Somalia attack

The incident happened Friday afternoon as U.S. service members came under mortar and small arms fire while accompanying some 800 Somali and Kenyan troops in Jubaland, Somalia, roughly 350 kilometers southwest o...More..

Putin coy about extending his rule in Russian Federation beyond 2024
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Putin coy about extending his rule in Russian Federation beyond 2024

With respect to Russia's involvement in Syria's war, Putin did not reveal his hand, stating that the status quo would prevail for now. Putin added that he hoped US President Donald Trump followed throug...More..

EPA staffers say Pruitt sent them on errands to get snack food
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

EPA staffers say Pruitt sent them on errands to get snack food

According to two officials who spoke anonymously with the Washington Post , Pruitt had his 24/7 security detail carry out several tasks beyond the scope of their jobs, including picking up his dry cleaning (...More..

Severed rattlesnake bites Corpus Christi man
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Severed rattlesnake bites Corpus Christi man

When he picked up the snake's remains to dispose of them, the head bit him . "He had to rip it off". KIII-TV reports the victim had to get 26 doses of antivenom. The man is now reportedly in stable condi...More..

Lava Claims 'Hundreds' More Homes on Hawaii's Big Island, Officials Say
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

Lava Claims 'Hundreds' More Homes on Hawaii's Big Island, Officials Say

Talmadge Magno, Hawaii County Civil Defense administrator, said there were at least 350 homes at Kapoho Beach Lots and 140 in Vacationland. Lava early Tuesday destroyed Big Island Mayor Harry Kim's second h...More..

The Latest on Tuesday’s Primaries in Eight U.S
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

The Latest on Tuesday’s Primaries in Eight U.S

The election is pivotal for Republicans looking to end their mounting struggles and gain a stronger foothold in the nation's largest state. But Republicans have their own top-two primary nightmare scenario:...More..

Scottsdale police surround suspect possibly connected to recent shootings
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Scottsdale police surround suspect possibly connected to recent shootings

After receiving Connie Jones' tip, police began attempting to locate him, and after identifying him driving a gold Mercedes, police kept track of Jones between the afternoon and night of June 3. Jones had been ...More..

First Saudi women get driving licences
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

First Saudi women get driving licences

The women reportedly had to take a brief driving test and eye exam before receiving their new documents. Several activists who campaigned for the right to drive remain under arrest, facing possible trial. C...More..

Iran tells United Nations it will hike uranium enrichment capacity
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Iran tells United Nations it will hike uranium enrichment capacity

Iran has said it has the option of resuming industrial-scale enrichment now that the USA has withdrawn from the deal. Spinning centrifuges convert the gases into enriched uranium that can be used for reactor ...More..

Iran uranium enrichment plan aims to destroy Israel: Netanyahu
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Iran uranium enrichment plan aims to destroy Israel: Netanyahu

On Sunday, Iran's top leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, tweeted that his country's "stance against Israel is the same stance we have always taken". "Iran insists its nuclear programme is for civilian uses only,...More..

Trump suggests Robert Mueller is behind Russian Federation probe leaks
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Trump suggests Robert Mueller is behind Russian Federation probe leaks

Giuliani did not immediately respond to a request for comment from Reuters. Mr Mueller has requested an interview with the president to determine whether he had criminal intent to obstruct the investigation...More..

Melania Trump to return to public eye Monday
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Melania Trump to return to public eye Monday

Her last sighting was on May 10, when she joined Trump at Andrews Air Force Base in welcoming home hostages from North Korea . Spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham confirmed to The Hill and CNN on Sunday ...More..

Trump pardoning himself would be
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Trump pardoning himself would be "arrogant statement of power", Newt Gingrich says

A spokesman for Manafort says his client and his lawyers are reviewing the filing. He filed court papers last night that accused Mr Manafort and an associate of "repeatedly" trying to persuade two potential w...More..