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German couple convicted for selling son online for sex

German couple convicted for selling son online for sex

Berrin T., the mother, was sentenced to 12 years and 6 months in prison. Their sentences fell short of what prosecutors had demanded - 14 years and six months for Taha and 13 years and six months fo...

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USA to impose $16 billion import tariffs on China

Chinese imports worth $34 billion would be subject to the new 25% tariff as of July 6 , with another $16 billion worth of imports subject to the tariff at a later date. President Trump had repeatedly...

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Video captures Brooklyn nail salon brawl, prompting calls for business to close

Video captures Brooklyn nail salon brawl, prompting calls for business to close

The woman being hit is beaten on the back as she walks out of the salon. The first woman, who was able to escape, is her friend, and a third woman also being threatened with the broom was the unsatisf...

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44 people shot, 5 fatally, in Chicago on Sunday

44 people shot, 5 fatally, in Chicago on Sunday

She was shot in the face and pronounced dead on scene, police said. Nevertheless, Chicago's official murder count, at 310 killings before the weekend, was the highest in the country and far eclipsed...

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Rudy Giuliani Accidentally Tweets 'Hate Me' And Critics Are Happy To Comply

Rudy Giuliani Accidentally Tweets 'Hate Me' And Critics Are Happy To Comply

Mr. Trump made the comment in a tweet on Sunday morning that was meant to be a defense of the June 2016 meeting and the role his son Donald Trump Jr . "That happens when you have cases like this". ...

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Israel seizes Swedish activist ship en route to besieged Gaza

Israel seizes Swedish activist ship en route to besieged Gaza

Israel and the United States designate Hamas as a terrorist organization. Tensions have flared in recent weeks along the border between Israel and Gaza - Palestinian territory which is controlled b...

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United States anti-Iran measures to take effect from today: White House

United States anti-Iran measures to take effect from today: White House

Perhaps seeking to head off more unrest, Iran announced steps this week to make it easier to access foreign currency, and said it was prosecuting an ex-central bank official for economic crimes. "We a...

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Massive wildfire rages after becoming largest in California's history

Massive wildfire rages after becoming largest in California's history

Ayeta is the seventh person to die in the destructive fire that has been burning for two weeks near Redding, where armies of firefighters and fleets of aircraft continue battling the huge blaze abou...

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At least 20 dead in strikes on Yemen's Hodeida: medics

At least 20 dead in strikes on Yemen's Hodeida: medics

In a statement issued late on Thursday, the ministry said the attacks, which targeted the city's Public al-Thawra Hospital and a busy fishing port, wounded at least 124 Yemenis. Saudi Arabia announ...

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Saudi Arabia freezes new trade with Canada, expels envoy over 'interference'

Saudi Arabia freezes new trade with Canada, expels envoy over 'interference'

Freeland said in a tweet August 2 that she was " very alarmed to learn that Samar Badawi, Raif Badawi's sister, has been imprisoned in Saudi Arabia ", and that "Canada stands together with the B...

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Trump says it 'doesn't matter' if Iran meets with him

Trump says it 'doesn't matter' if Iran meets with him

Nevertheless, Iranians have been demonstrating since December 2017 against the high cost of living and the systematic corruption within the system. Experts see a number of possible outcomes for the ...

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Trump claims tariffs will help pay down the massive USA debt

Trump claims tariffs will help pay down the massive USA debt

But finding common cause with Europe is one thing. In the meantime, signs of the trade war are creeping into the economic data. Bona fide trade wars occur when tariff fights spill over to currency d...

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How Trump acts during a deposition, according to lawyer who questioned him

How Trump acts during a deposition, according to lawyer who questioned him

He concluded by further distancing himself from the meeting his son arranged, writing, "I did not know about it!" While originally Trump, a Republican, said the meeting was about adoptions, on Sunda...

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Switzerland crash: 20 dead in WW2 plane crash

Switzerland crash: 20 dead in WW2 plane crash

All 20 people on board were killed, police said Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018. Eleven men and nine women were killed. Among those killed were 17 people from Switzerland and a three-person family from Aus...

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Mueller, Trump Lawyers Closing In On Interview Agreement

Mueller, Trump Lawyers Closing In On Interview Agreement

Earlier this summer, Parscale tweeted that Trump should fire Sessions in order to bring the Mueller probe to an end. Balber did not elaborate on whether Mueller is also interested in speaking to...

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Was Death of George H.W. Bush's Doctor an Act of Revenge?

Was Death of George H.W. Bush's Doctor an Act of Revenge?

Art Acevedo, Houston police chief, commented on the attack, stating: "There was a lot of planning that went into this". Houston police Chief Art Acevedo said at a news conference Wednesday tha...

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Mollie Tibbetts' Family Offers $172,000 Reward for Information Leading to Her Return

Mollie Tibbetts' Family Offers $172,000 Reward for Information Leading to Her Return

He said she stayed at his Brooklyn house alone and watched his dogs. Donations have poured in over the past few days and the family is now offering a $172,000 reward for information that will lead a...

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Trump campaigns in Florida, claims ‘most popular’ title

Trump campaigns in Florida, claims ‘most popular’ title

Trump said Nelson wants to raise taxes, supports sanctuary cities, and opposed "Kate's Law", which would have increased criminal penalties for repeat illegal immigrants who committed violent crimes. A...

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Scientists Discover Whale-Dolphin Hybrid Near Hawaii

Scientists Discover Whale-Dolphin Hybrid Near Hawaii

In August 2017 researchers at Cascadia Research Collective studied the waters of the Pacific before the beginning of military exercises and noticed near the Hawaiian island of Kauai cub unknown to the...

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Zimbabwe is being groomed to accept a Mnangagwa victory, says Chamisa

Zimbabwe is being groomed to accept a Mnangagwa victory, says Chamisa

At least three people were reported killed. The activists are denouncing violent protests but calling the government's reaction illegal and "grossly disproportionate to the violence that it sought t...

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Koch brothers total joke in Republican circles, says Trump

Koch brothers total joke in Republican circles, says Trump

The megadonors drew the president's ire after Charles Koch said at a donor retreat in Colorado that their network wouldn't necessarily oppose all Democratic candidates exclusively because of their...

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Colorado police fatally shoot man who'd just shot intruder

Colorado police fatally shoot man who'd just shot intruder

The man killed the officer was taken to the hospital, where he died. After police searched the house, they found the suspected intruder dead on a bathroom floor. Aurora police have not identified th...

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At least 3 killed in Zimbabwe post-election violence

At least 3 killed in Zimbabwe post-election violence

Mnangagwa , a former deputy president who fell out with Mugabe and then took over from him, has said his showing in the election was "extremely positive" while urging people to wait for official resul...

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Imran Khan decides to retain NA-95 Mianwali seat

Imran Khan decides to retain NA-95 Mianwali seat

In an interview, he said that more members of Punjab Assembly will join PTI and with the inclusion of these members, the party will achieve the required total to form government in Punjab province...

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Zimbabwe electoral body says vote was fair; first results due from 3pm

Zimbabwe electoral body says vote was fair; first results due from 3pm

Some people are quietly discussing unofficial results circulating on social media, while others openly argue that their political parties won Monday's election. "Winning resoundingly. We've done excee...

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‘Freedom Flotilla’ seeking to aid Hamas stopped by IDF

‘Freedom Flotilla’ seeking to aid Hamas stopped by IDF

IDF forces in the Binyamin area early Monday morning made sure one television station couldn't carry Hamas propaganda over the airwaves anymore as the Israeli forces arrested four Palestinians who ope...

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Polar bear killed after attack on Arctic cruise ship guard

Polar bear killed after attack on Arctic cruise ship guard

The man was working as a polar bear guide aboard the MS Bremen . Tourist expeditions are required to employ bear guards for the safety of the passengers. The animal attacked the guard after the b...

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Swing-voter Rand Paul: I'll vote for Kavanaugh on Supreme Court

Swing-voter Rand Paul: I'll vote for Kavanaugh on Supreme Court

Manchin said earlier this month that Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y. can "kiss my you-know-what" if he tries to pressure the West Virginia Democrat into opposing Kavanaugh. EDITOR'S NOT...

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President Trump says he’s ‘looking into’ 3D-printed guns

President Trump says he’s ‘looking into’ 3D-printed guns

Gun rights advocates say fears about 3-D printed guns are largely overblown, based on current technology. In a separate letter, Attorney General Grewal informed DreamHost, the web-hosting provider, ...

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Former Trump campaign chief goes on trial for bank, tax fraud

Former Trump campaign chief goes on trial for bank, tax fraud

According to the report, special counsel Robert Mueller's case is focused exclusively on accusations that Manafort committed financial crimes , ranging from tax evasion to bank fraud, that have no ...

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