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by | August 15, 2018 | 07:14

After nearly seventeen heart-wrenching days of carrying her dead calf around, J35 (nicknamed Tahlequah), the mother orca , was spotted traversing the waters of the Georgia Strait without her baby. In addition to tugging at heartstrings, the calf's loss was a major blow to the local endangered killer whales' population, which has just 75 orcas.

by | August 15, 2018 | 07:11

Melbourne in Australia has topped the rankings for the past seven years and has finally been pushed off pole position - but only to second place. Vienna , with a score of 99.1, and Melbourne (98.4) were followed by Osaka in Japan (97.7); the Canadian city of Calgary (97.5); Sydney , Australia (97.4); and Vancouver, Canada (97.3).

by | August 15, 2018 | 06:13

He said that if Iran ever negotiates with the United States, it will not be with the current U.S. administration. A significant cut in oil sales is also expected when the US reimposes a second phase of sanctions in November - with some analysts estimating a drop of 700,000 barrels per day from its current level of 2.3 million.

by | August 15, 2018 | 03:15

Trump on Saturday acknowledged last year's deadly white supremacist rally that resulted in the death of counter-protestor Heather Heyer. 'We must come together as a nation . He ended his tweet by wishing "Peace to ALL Americans!" "This also from the president who, on time after time after Charlottesville, said, 'There are very fine people on both sides'".

by | August 14, 2018 | 05:30

This has been the worst Taliban offensive on a provincial capital since the brief occupation of the western city of Farah in May. No government buildings were contested, which led the USA statement to conclude it was "inconsequential". "Only the governor's office, police headquarters and intelligence agency's compound are in the hands of the government and Taleban are pushing to take them", said Chaman Shah Ehtemadi, a lawmaker from Ghazni .

by | August 14, 2018 | 05:09

You could live out your wildest cat lady/cat daddy dreams on a small handsome island in Greece - and get paid to do it. God's Little People Cat Rescue in Syros, Greece is looking for a caretaker for when the owner needs to be away. "All expenses for the cats will of course be paid incl. all veterinary care". Knowing about cats psychology is desirable and the successful applicant might be expected to trap or handle feral or non-sociable cats.

by | August 14, 2018 | 02:23

A statement released by Governor Ralph Northam said the objective behind the declaration is "to address the potential impacts of events in and around the City of Charlottesville and outside of Washington, D.C., on August 10-12, 2018". Guns, however, can still be legally carried. This weekend white nationalists are again planning to rally - this year outside the president's home in Washington, D.C.

by | August 13, 2018 | 03:31

Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer pushed back on Omarosa Manigault Newman's allegation that he was paid to say nice things about President Trump in his new book. Trump replied, according to her account. GOP pollster Frank Luntz said her claim that he heard " Trump use the N-word" was "not only is this flat-out false (I've never heard such a thing), but Omarosa didn't even make an effort to call or email me to verify".

by | August 12, 2018 | 21:59

After some questions as to whether the Pentagon was dragging its heels on the initiative, US Vice-President Mike Pence has officially announced the establishment of a Space Force, which would be the sixth branch of the US military. Pence said Russia , China, North Korea and Iran for years "have pursued weapons to jam, blind and disable our navigation and communication satellites via electronic attacks from the ground ".

by | August 12, 2018 | 21:55

It is set to fly into the Sun's corona within 3.8 million miles (6.1 million km) of the solar surface, seven times closer than any other spacecraft. NASA on Sunday launched a $1.5 billion spacecraft toward the Sun on a historic mission to protect the Earth by unveiling the mysteries of risky solar storms.

by | August 12, 2018 | 21:42

Congressman Tom Garrett, R. -Va., on Saturday said Russian Federation is to blame for some of the hate spewed from last year's rally. Government and police officials in Washington have expressed confidence the city can manage the events without violence; the mayor and police chief have promised a massive security mobilization to keep protesters and counter-protesters apart.

by | August 11, 2018 | 05:40

A White House official told CNN that Paul wanted this letter from Trump in hopes of setting up a meeting with Putin during his trip to Moscow this week. Congressman Massie suggested in an interview with Breitbart News that America and the world will benefit from the increased dialogue between the two countries.

by | August 11, 2018 | 04:28

He won Europe's top human rights prize in 2015. "Both Canada and the USA lost the Middle East market a long time ago. because they are at a freight disadvantage (with higher ocean shipping costs) to the European Union and Black Sea export markets", the consultant said.

by | August 10, 2018 | 22:51

The head of the Houthis' supreme revolutionary committee, Mohammed Ali al-Houthi, hailed Friday's call by U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres for an independent investigation into the air strike. The coalition called Thursday's airstrike against the Houthis "a legitimate military operation.carried out in accordance with global humanitarian law".

by | August 10, 2018 | 22:26

MacCoubrey said he heard as many as 17 more gunshots over the next hour and it sounded like they were coming from the middle of his Brookside Drive apartment complex that has four buildings in a square. A shooting rampage last month in that city left two people dead. The incident in the town of Fredericton is said to be "ongoing". In 2016 Canada had 0.61 firearm-related homicides per 100,000 people, a 23 percent increase from 2015 and the highest rate since 2005, according to ...

by | August 09, 2018 | 10:13

The statement denied an earlier report about the request by the Guardian . Police officers in protective suits and masks work near the scene where former double-agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia were discovered after being attacked with a nerve-agent on March 16, 2018 in Salisbury, England.

by | August 09, 2018 | 10:10

Paul also met representatives of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the State Duma, the lower house of the Russian parliament, led by the committee's chairman Leonid Slutsky. Paul headed a USA delegation, which includes member of the Texas State Senate Don Huffines and representatives of the Cato Institute, a public policy research organization.

by | August 09, 2018 | 09:29

Maple Ridge residents Jen Montgomery-Lay, her husband and their two kids were on the island of Lombok when the 7.0-magnitude quake struck , flattening buildings and collapsing bridges. The Straits Times saw an excavator digging through the rubble of the mosque as anxious villagers looked on, hoping that people were still alive under the ruins.

by | August 09, 2018 | 09:23

Israeli officials have repeatedly cautioned there will be no deal unless Hamas returns the bodies of two soldiers thought to be in Hamas hands since the soldiers were killed during Operation Protective Edge four years ago. Lieberman said that Israel is "continuing intensive work to build land and sea obstacles around Gaza". A picture taken on July 20, 2018 shows an Israeli Merkava battle tank patrolling along along the border with the Gaza Strip near Kibbutz Nahal Oz in southern Israel.

by | August 09, 2018 | 09:03

On Tuesday, the U.S. reinstated sanctions targeting the Iranian government's purchase of U.S. dollars, Iran's trade in gold and other precious metals, and its automotive sector. "They can not think that Iran won't export oil and others will export.". Iran's utmost authority Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said the Islamic Republic had nothing to be concerned about, a report on his official website said on Wednesday, as the country's clerical leadership faces biting USA sanctions.

by | August 08, 2018 | 04:41

Gates is cooperating with the investigation as part of a plea bargain with the prosecution, whilst Paul Manafort denies all charges- which include tax fraud; bank fraud; and failing to report foreign bank accounts. He was asked by Uzo Asonye, the prosecutor: 'Were you involved in any criminal activity with Mr Manafort?' He replied: 'Yes'. Gates' admission, on his first day of testimony under a plea deal with Special Counsel Robert Mueller , is key to rebutting the prime ...

by | August 08, 2018 | 03:59

James, who just opened a state-of-the-art, tuition-free school in his home state of OH, has always been critical of Trump and his comments on race, which he repeated last week during an interview with CNN anchor Don Lemon . "So let me get this straight: Flint, Missouri, has dirty water still, but you anxious about an interview about a man doing good for education and generations of kids in his hometown?" he asked the president on Twitter.

by | August 08, 2018 | 02:55

The video shows salon employees striking one woman with a broomstick until she's able to flee out the front door. Witness Mercy Maduka , who posted a widely-shared video of the incident on Facebook , said the fight was sparked by a bad eyebrow job: "So I'm at the nail salon and they fucked up a lady eyebrow and she refused to pay then a fight broke outttt", she wrote, saying the employees hit the customers "like animals ".

by | August 08, 2018 | 00:59

The 94-year-old was being treated for fever and urinary tract infection reported The Hindu . Several reports say that DMK cadres will be marching towards Chief Minister's office. Muthuvel Karunanidhi , who became the chief minister five times, cut his teeth in politics as a 14-year-old when he participated in the anti-Hindi agitation in 1938 at his native Tiruvarur.

by | August 08, 2018 | 00:39

One of the wildfires , the "Carr fire" near Redding, California , on the Sacramento River about 120 miles south of the OR border, has claimed seven lives, destroyed more than 1,000 homes and scarred more than 163,200 acres, according to CAL FIRE .