• Brazil’s National Museum destroyed in inferno, millions of artifacts gone forever
Brazil’s National Museum destroyed in inferno, millions of artifacts gone forever

The museum had submitted a report in 2015 saying that it needed 150 million reais (US$36 million) to fix the building, which lacked a sprinkler system and even any basic electrical wiring diagram for the centuries-old structure. "This fire is what Brazilian politicians are doing to the people", said Rosana Hollanda, a 35-year-old high school hi...

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  • US, India seal military communications pact, plan more exercises
US, India seal military communications pact, plan more exercises

The drills would be a first of sorts - the two countries' forces have not previously trained simultaneously in the air, on the land and at sea. James Mattis , US defence chief, and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held discussions with India's Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in New Delhi on Thur...

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  • GoFundMe Donations Raised For Homeless Man Johnny Bobbitt All Gone, Lawyer Says
GoFundMe Donations Raised For Homeless Man Johnny Bobbitt All Gone, Lawyer Says

The latest legal move comes after Bobbitt last week filed a lawsuit against the couple , claiming the two used the GoFundMe account "to enjoy a lifestyle they could not afford". Badway claimed in court last week that Bobbitt stole at least $200,000 of the funds since the account was created, the paper reported . GoFundMe says they h...

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  • Tropical Storm Gordon track expected to bring winds to Sebastian, Vero Beach
Tropical Storm Gordon track expected to bring winds to Sebastian, Vero Beach

The National Hurricane Center says tropical storm conditions and heavy rainfall are possible over parts of the central U.S. Gulf Coast in coming days. near the Mississippi-Alabama state line, just east of Pascagoula. "Swells from Florence could also reach the U.S. East Coast by early next week", the NHC said.

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  • Death of Afghan group's founder unlikely to weaken militants
Death of Afghan group's founder unlikely to weaken militants

Jalaluddin, whose death has been rumoured in the past, "was from among the great distinguished Jihadi personalities of this era", the Taliban said in the English version of its statement posted on Twitter . The younger Haqqani is also deputy head of the Taliban, who have waged increasingly sophisticated and coordinated attacks against Afghanistan'...

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  • Sinead McNamara: Australian influencer dies on Greece yacht
Sinead McNamara: Australian influencer dies on Greece yacht

Sinead McNamara , a popular Australian Instagram model, is reported dead. Her cousin told the Daily Telegraph newspaper that the family did not know the cause of the death but believed it may have been a boating accident. "Excitement is an understatement ❤️", Sinead wrote on Facebook on 26 August in anticipation of the reunion. "Rest In...

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  • Two Koreas agree to hold September summit in Pyongyang: Seoul
Two Koreas agree to hold September summit in Pyongyang: Seoul

The summit will discuss the implementation of a joint declaration reached by Moon and Kim when they met in the border village of Panmunjom in April, Director of National Security Chung Eui-yong, who led the team of envoys, said in a statement.

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  • Section 377: India lifts ban on gay sex
Section 377: India lifts ban on gay sex

On other occasions, the judges had made it clear that consent was going to be the key and no one could impose their sexual orientation on others. The law affects the rights of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) population, in particular, but its provisions can also be applied to heterosexual citizens.

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  • Hodge claims vindication over Corbyn anti-Semitism row
Hodge claims vindication over Corbyn anti-Semitism row

Corbyn has come under prolonged attack for allegedly allowing anti-Semitism to spread in the left-wing party and for refusing to adopt fully the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of anti-Semitism in Labour's new code of conduct.

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  • Moscow Dismisses Trump Warning on Syria's Idlib
Moscow Dismisses Trump Warning on Syria's Idlib

President Donald Trump warned Assad and his allies not to " recklessly attack" Idlib , saying that hundreds of thousands might die. The visit comes days before the leaders of Iran , Turkey, and Russian Federation are expected to meet in Iran to discuss the situation in Idlib .

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  • Duterte 'forgives' Obama just like he 'forgives his girlfriends'
Duterte 'forgives' Obama just like he 'forgives his girlfriends'

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte stands beneath pictures of Jews killed in the Holocaust during a visit to the Hall of Names at Yad Vashem's Holocaust History Museum in Jerusalem September 3, 2018. Duterte thanked Israel for hosting some 28,000 Filipino workers and for assisting his country in its times of need. Dozens of Israelis are protest...

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  • Ayanna Pressley’s Reaction To Her Historic Victory Is Everything
Ayanna Pressley’s Reaction To Her Historic Victory Is Everything

Pressley defeated 10-term Rep. Michael Capuano , who had been endorsed by nearly every major figure in the state's political establishment, including Boston Mayor Martin J. "The Democratic base is extremely diverse and the representatives they have in Congress are not almost as diverse as the constituency", said Joshua Dyck, a professor of polit...

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  • Russian ‘military intelligence’ behind Novichok attack, says UK’s May
Russian ‘military intelligence’ behind Novichok attack, says UK’s May

Russia denies involvement in the attack on Sergei Skripal - a former Russian agent who had been convicted in his homeland of spying for Britain - and his daughter. The March poisoning sparked a diplomatic row that led to tit-for-tat diplomatic expulsions between Britain and its allies and Russian Federation, while the United States also imposed sa...

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  • Sasse on Trump's DOJ Criticism: U.S. 'Not Some Banana Republic'
Sasse on Trump's DOJ Criticism: U.S. 'Not Some Banana Republic'

The president's latest attack on Sessions drew widespread criticism. That has left the attorney general's position seeming tenuous at best, though Trump recently told Bloomberg News that Sessions was safe, at least until after the November mid-term elections.

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  • GMB boss calls for referendum on European Union deal ZlotoNews
GMB boss calls for referendum on European Union deal ZlotoNews

BORIS Johnson has claimed the British government never wanted to solve the vexed issue of the Irish border because it saw it as a way of avoiding a hard Brexit. On the yet to be decided issue of the border between Northern Ireland and the neighboring Irish Republic, Raab said the British government has made clear the European Union proposals are u...

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  • Trump warns Syria, Russia, Iran against Idlib ‘tragedy’
Trump warns Syria, Russia, Iran against Idlib ‘tragedy’

Syrian rebel fighters from the recently formed "National Liberation Front" reinforce a position along the front near the village of Abu Dali in the Idlib province countryside on September 1, 2018, in anticipation of an upcoming government forces offensive.

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  • 'Worst Typhoon in 25 Years' Hits Japan
'Worst Typhoon in 25 Years' Hits Japan

Police in Shiga told CNN that at least one man died in Higashiomi City after the warehouse he was working in collapsed. A bridge connecting Kansai airport, damaged by crashing with a 2,591-tonne tanker, . The company will decide whether to use other airports after examining the impact to Kansai, he said, adding that as customers have inventory ...

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  • Trump warns Syria, Russia and Iran against Idlib 'tragedy'
Trump warns Syria, Russia and Iran against Idlib 'tragedy'

Turkey has designated the rebel Tahrir al-Sham group in Syria as a terrorist organisation, as the Syrian regime prepares for a large-scale military assault in Idlib where the group rules. He also conveyed Turkey's intention to continue protecting its security and regional interests in accordance with worldwide law, as well as the need to complete...

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  • Second Bridge Collapse In 3 Years In Kolkata, One Dead: 10 Points
Second Bridge Collapse In 3 Years In Kolkata, One Dead: 10 Points

We are receiving information from the rescue team on ground. None of us wants to stay here anymore. Banerjee, who was in the hills to hold administrative review meetings, will be returning to Kolkata on Wednesday. TMC leader Derek O'Brien tweeted, "Watching scenes of Majerhat bridge #Kolkata collapse". In 2016, Vivekanand Bridge , which is n...

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  • Remain Missing After Boat Crash in Colorado River Along California-Arizona Border
Remain Missing After Boat Crash in Colorado River Along California-Arizona Border

One person was airlifted to the University Medical Centre of Southern Nevada with life-threatening injuries. Both vessels were going about 50 miles per hour when the crash occurred, ejecting all 16 boaters into the water. The search for them has been postponed because of darkness. Nine people also were injured in the crash, two critically, the ...

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  • Japan issues evacuation advisories for 1 million as typhoon hits west coast
Japan issues evacuation advisories for 1 million as typhoon hits west coast

Primary and middle schools in affected areas were closed while regional businesses also reacted quickly, with a major railway firm and Universal Studios Japan in Osaka shutting down for Tuesday. The bridge was damaged but the tanker was empty and none of its crew was injured, the coast guard said. The storm made landfall on Shikoku island around ...

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  • Caning is legal, says Amanah women chief
Caning is legal, says Amanah women chief

First of its kind: The caning for such an offence is believed to be the first to be carried out in the state. They claimed the women, whose names have not been revealed, were attempting to have sex in a vehicle in a public square. Malaysia has a dual track legal system where sharia courts can handle religious and family matters. KUALA LUMPUR, S...

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  • Trump warns Syria against attack on rebel stronghold: 'Don't let that happen'
Trump warns Syria against attack on rebel stronghold: 'Don't let that happen'

President Trump tweeted: " The Russians and Iranians would be making a grave humanitarian mistake to take part in this potential human tragedy ". Idlib is adjacent to Latakia province, the coastal heartland of Assad's Alawite minority and home to the Russian military airport of Hmeimim.

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  • Texas woman with baby attempts carjacking during 100mph cop chase
Texas woman with baby attempts carjacking during 100mph cop chase

The baby she was carrying was also pulled out of the auto and carried away. The woman, later identified as 29-year-old Catilyn Rodriguez, hit speeds of over 100 miles per hour at some points in the high-speed pursuit. A clip shared August 31 in a Public Safety Commission meeting, ends with her being removed from the vehicle and taken into custody. ...

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  • Trump escalates attacks on his attorney general
Trump escalates attacks on his attorney general

He's suggesting the Department of Justice put Republicans jeopardy ahead of midterms with recent indictments of two GOP congressmen. "Two easy wins now in doubt", Trump tweeted . "Same thing with Lyin" James Comey. Hunter and his wife, Margaret Hunter, were also charged with misusing $250,000 in campaign funds and falsifying campaign records f...

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