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Florida set to hold first execution in over 19 months

Florida set to hold first execution in over 19 months Florida is set to execute an alleged white supremacist on Thursday for two 1987 murders that prosecutors said were racially motivated. 53-year-old Mark Asay will face a lethal drug never before used in a U.S. A total of 92 Florida inmates have been executed in that time period. Asay would also be the first Florida inmate executed since a U.S. Supreme Court ruling found the state's method of sen... [Full Article...]

Rock band's Rotterdam show canceled due to terror threat

Rock band's Rotterdam show canceled due to terror threat On Wednesday Dutch authorities chose to cancel the Allah-Las concert after the tip-off from Spanish police around 5:30 pm (1530 GMT). Authorities have found no apparent connection between the suspects detained in the Netherlands and the attacks or terror cell in Spain. [Full Article...]

Hostages taken at Downtown Charleston restaurant, 1 person shot

Hostages taken at Downtown Charleston restaurant, 1 person shot Tecklenburg says the man who took the hostages is in critical condition. This is not an act of terrorism, it's not a hate crime, it's a disgruntled employee who has come on the scene of the employment. A patron that was inside Virginia's when the shooter walked in described him as "an ordinary grandpa, but he had a insane look". Charleston Police deployed SWAT teams and a bomb squad unit to... [Full Article...]

8 missing after landslide in Switzerland

8 missing after landslide in Switzerland Those missing were described as hikers and climbers respectively from Switzerland , Germany and Austria, local police said. The whole village of Bondo near the Swiss-Italian border has been evacuated, but so far none of the missing have been found. [Full Article...]

Sailors' bodies found in ship after tanker smash

Sailors' bodies found in ship after tanker smash Seven sailors died in mid-June aboard the USS Fitzgerald when it collided with a Philippine cargo ship off the coast of Japan. There were two lesser-known incidents in the first half of the year. On Tuesday, ships, aircraft and divers from an worldwide search-and-rescue operation were still looking for the missing U.S. sailors in an area to the east of Singapore and peninsula Malaysia, near to... [Full Article...]

Mattis: US, Ukraine Continue to Build Lasting Strategic Partnership

Mattis: US, Ukraine Continue to Build Lasting Strategic Partnership But some of President Donald Trump's comments during the election campaign a year ago, such as appearing to recognize Crimea as part of Russian Federation, stoked fears in Kiev that Trump might mend ties with Moscow at Ukraine's expense. "Russia put its reputation on the line when it accepted the [2015] Minsk ceasefire agreement, which called for an immediate ceasefire, withdrawal of all heavy wea... [Full Article...]

Three injured after vehicle drives into group of demonstrators in the US

Three injured after vehicle drives into group of demonstrators in the US A risky moment during a street protest in St. Louis on Tuesday night: Protesters gathered around a vehicle at an intersection, and the driver eventually pushed through the pack, reports the St. Several people suffered minor injuries , such as scrapes and cuts, but nothing needed medical attention. Kiwi Herring , 30, was shot and killed by police after reports of a domestic dispute Tues... [Full Article...]

China urges USA to drop new sanctions on Chinese companies

China urges USA to drop new sanctions on Chinese companies Until it was shuttered previous year, a number of clothing and footwear manufacturers were able to employ North Korean workers in the Kaesong Industrial Park, a collaborative economic development with South Korea located 10km north of the Korean Demilitarized Zone. [Full Article...]

Kim Wall: an ill-fated, plucky journalist

Kim Wall: an ill-fated, plucky journalist Police said a piece of metal was attached to her body "likely with the goal to make it sink", and injuries she had suffered appeared to suggest that air had been forced out of her body. He later told authorities "an accident occurred onboard that led to her death" and he "buried" her at sea . "My passion is to find ways to travel to the worlds beyond the known", wrote the inventor self-taught, ... [Full Article...]

SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base

SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base It was a successful launch and deployment of Taiwan's Formosat 5 scientific satellite into orbit, according to SpaceX. Moments later the rocket's second stage deployed the satellite into low-Earth orbit. But getting Formosat-5 aloft was the main point of today's mission. The change in launch vehicles and delays in SpaceX's launch schedules, including those caused by two Falcon 9 failures in 2015... [Full Article...]

New York Yankees: The week ahead (August 21 - 27)

New York Yankees: The week ahead (August 21 - 27) Yankees manager Joe Girardi and relief pitcher Tommy Kahnle had just been ejected after Kahnle threw a pitch behind Cabrera in the sixth. It was Romine's first career ejection and Cabrera's ninth. James McCann?in the helmet with a 98-MPH fastball. Bench coach Rob Thomson was also ejected for arguing the decision. Detroit's Mikie Mahtook was hit twice by the Yankees in a July 31 game, onc... [Full Article...]

United Nations warns USA against racism, hatred

United Nations warns USA against racism, hatred In a statement that also slammed the United States on issues like the death penalty and ongoing use of the Guantánamo Bay Detention Facility, the council called attention to events like the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville , Virginia almost two weeks ago. [Full Article...]

Joe Arpaio: I'm Still Behind Trump 'Pardon or No Pardon'

Joe Arpaio: I'm Still Behind Trump 'Pardon or No Pardon' KKK?" The president spent a significant amount of time Tuesday night defending his response to the white nationalist rally that quickly turned violent on August 12, when apparent white supremacist James Fields drove his vehicle into a crowd of counterprotesters, ultimately killing 32-year-old demonstrator Heather Heyer. [Full Article...]

LG to invest $25 million to expand Oakland County vehicle battery operations

LG to invest $25 million to expand Oakland County vehicle battery operations The project will mean at least 292 new jobs – 137 LG factory workers in Hazel Park and another related 155 engineers and technicians at the expanded LG R&D Center co-located with LGs vehicle components USA headquarters in Troy, Michigan. LG USA has four main business units, including home entertainment, mobile communications, home appliances and vehicle components, according to the state. [Full Article...]

Trump Says He's Willing to Shut the Government to Get His Wall

Trump Says He's Willing to Shut the Government to Get His Wall The sticking point: that border wall Mexico was supposed to pay for. Instead they made a decision to send out an email condemning the president's "empty promises" to build a wall along the Mexican border and make them pay for it. "No one can be sure whether the comments are a way for Trump to influence the negotiations, or whether he thinks that the negotiations are just a formality and he means... [Full Article...]

USA slaps sanctions on more Chinese, Russians

USA slaps sanctions on more Chinese, Russians Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday commended North Korea for recent restraint in its provocations and said it could point the way to a possible dialogue with the U.S. The Treasury also designated three Chinese coal companies collectively responsible for importing almost half a billion dollars' worth of North Korean coal between 2013 and 2016. [Full Article...]

Eight killed, many missing, after Typhoon Hato hits Macau

Eight killed, many missing, after Typhoon Hato hits Macau The government of Macau has indicated that a man died crushed by a wall, another fell off a deck located on the fourth floor, and another, a chinese tourist, has died knocked down by a truck. According to DFA, there are more than 211,000 Filipinos in Hong Kong and nearly 30,000 in Macau. Hong Kong Airlines has followed suit. More than 400 flights were cancelled, with flag carrier Cathay Pacific ... [Full Article...]

US City of Charlottesville Shrouds Confederate Statues After Violence

US City of Charlottesville Shrouds Confederate Statues After Violence Later Wednesday, local media reported that a man with a gun strapped to his leg approached the Lee statue and began cutting the tarp with a knife. Her reassurance comes after a heated debate over Confederate monuments spread across the United States. [Full Article...]

WDFW: Anglers can fish for escaped Atlantic salmon

WDFW: Anglers can fish for escaped Atlantic salmon While it's unclear how many escaped from the Cooke Aquaculture fish farm near Cypress Island, authorities have asked the public to help clean up by catching the fish. The spill comes as the company is considering a controversial net-pen operation in the Strait of Juan de Fuca at Port Angeles, east of the Ediz Hook. [Full Article...]

Photo Suggests North Korea is Developing New Missile Designs

Photo Suggests North Korea is Developing New Missile Designs The institute manufactures warheads of intercontinental ballistic missiles and also develops carbon compound material for rocket engines. "All North Korea needs to do is to place its hand on a button and press it when the right time comes. [Full Article...]


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