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Father arrested after baby abandoned in Suisun City parking lot

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Wendell Cooper , owner of J's Barber Shop and Hair Salon in the Sunset Shopping Center , said a customer walked into his business and said, "There's a baby in the parking lot". "It's a real unsafe spot where that baby was sitting", Cooper said. Mitchell was later arrested on probable cause for child endangerment, child abandonment, committing a felony while on bail and misdemeanor possession of suspected cocaine. Read More »

Saudi led bloc blacklist Qatar, Yemeni organisations, individuals

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The Turkish president said he did not discuss the Turkish base in Qatar with Saudi Arabia or Kuwait in his meetings. The Arab countries promised that the list of people and organizations supporting terrorism will be updated. Ankara's one-sided stance, though welcomed by Qatar, has damaged its credibility as an impartial mediator and raised doubts from the Saudi-led camp. Read More »

Pope shuts off fountains amid drought

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The Vatican is shutting down its fountains in the midst of an ongoing drought, turning off around 100 fountains in the tiny city-state, some of which are centuries old. " The truth is Lake Bracciano has fallen too much and we risk an environmental disaster ", Nicola Zingaretti, the President of the local Lazio region, told Tgcom24 TV station, as cited by Reuters , adding that " it is a tragedy ". Read More »

Swiss Police Take Manhunt For Homeless Chainsaw Attacker International

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On Monday afternoon, police said they had located the Volkswagen minivan the suspect was believed to have driven. Police said Wrousis has been a CSS customer, and they believe his attack specifically targeted the company. She said two staff members were among the injured. Prosecutor Peter Sticher said the man had no fixed address but previously had been registered himself as living in the south-eastern Swiss canton of Graubünden. Read More »

How CTE was found in 110 of 111 National Football League players' brains

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Almost 88 percent of all the brains, 177, had CTE. "In fact, I think it's much more common than we now realize". All specimens belonged to former football players at all levels of the sport. The former Chicago Bears running back Mike Adamle said he and others have formed a "fraternity" of players who have suspected cases of the disease. Read More »

Mumbai Building Collapse: At Least Four Killed, Many Remain Trapped

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The BMC's disaster management team received a call about the incident at around 10.43 am and fire brigade and disaster management officials have rushed to the spot. Officials said the nursing home was vacant at the time of collapse. According to officials, the building figured on the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation's list of risky buildings and had been served an evacuation notice six months ago. Read More »

Sri Lankan navy saves elephants from drowning at sea

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It can't have been easy for the navy divers, as the elephants were barely able to keep their trunks above water. In the same vein, a team of Naval personnel belonging to the same Naval command saved an elephant caught in current in the seas about 8 Nm off Kokkuthuduvai on July 11. Read More »

Mandela book violates sanctity of doctor/patient relationship

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The publisher of the controversial book Mandela's Last Years has made a decision to "immediately withdraw" it from the trade. The book was penned by Madiba's medical doctor Dr Vejay Ramlakan and revealed sensitive information about the final years of the former president's life. Read More »

AAA: Statewide average gas prices rise 5 cents

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The most expensive gas price averages in Georgia are in Atlanta ($2.25), Savannah ($2.16) and Athens ($2.12), while the cheapest prices are in Augusta-Aiken ($2.03), Macon ($2.06) and Valdosta ($2.09). In South Carolina is now the only state with the average price below $2 a gallon. The state average was 3 cents more than last week, and 17 cents more than this time past year. Read More »

Not 100% sure 39 missing Indians are alive

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Al-Jaafari, who is on a visit to India from July 24 to July 28, met with Swaraj for a discussion on bilateral relations between the two nations. She was quoting information received from the Iraqi intelligence sources gathered by her deputy General VK Singh, who had met Kurdish leaders in Erbil and Iraqi leaders, including foreign minister Ibrahim Al-Jaafari, deputy foreign minister Nazar Khairallah, national security adviser Faleh Al-Fayad and the secretary-general of Iraq's council of ... Read More »

Parents arrested for giving newborn drugs

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Because they knew their daughter would be born an addict, Christenson and Wilde later told investigators "they talked to friends about how to mask signs of drug dependence in an infant , and that they discussed this issue with each other", the sheriff's office claimed in a statement . Read More »

Minneapolis police shooting witness emerges

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Early last week, Harteau endured criticism for not immediately cutting short her vacation to handle the aftermath of the Damond shooting, which quickly made global headlines. It comes as residents stormed the mayor's office in Minneapolis calling for her resignation less than 24 hours after Minneapolis police chief Jane Harteau resigned in the aftermath of the shooting. Read More »

Liverpool complete £10million signing

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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has confessed that he barely knew what he was getting when signing Dominic Solanke from Chelsea , as he struggled to view any footage of the youngster in action. Any of those scenarios could prove to come up a handful of times, especially considering the amount of injuries that Liverpool's midfield was hit with last season. Read More »

Boulder weather: Heavy rain and thunderstorms expected over the weekend

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Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Small rain chance, highs in the lower 90s. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. A chance of showers. SATURDAY: Lower 90s return for Saturday afternoon, with the chance for a few rain showers and thunderstorms. Read More »

Human Trafficking Tragedy: Police Find 8 Bodies in Truck Outside Texas Walmart

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A disgusting incident has left at least eight people dead and 20 more in "extremely severe" or critical condition, in what police are calling a human trafficking crime . "The driver and whomever else we find in this will be facing state and federal charges", McManus said. "If they were to spend another night in that environment, you'd have 38 people who would not have survived". Read More »

Kerala MLA M Vincent arrested for rape of 51-year-old woman

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Following the arrest, the police team took Vincent to the Police Headquarters. Senior women leaders in the Congress party M Bindu Krishna and Shanimol Usman have asked Vincent to step down as legislator and face the probe. On Thursday, police made a decision to book the MLA for rape after recording the statement of the complainant but had to wait for the Speaker's permission before taking the MLA into custody. Read More »

Poland's President Sees Flaws In Controversial Law On Top Court

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As previously reported , the Polish ruling party "law and Justice" (PiS) changed three of the law on the Supreme court, the National judicial Council and the courts of General jurisdiction. "We will not allow ourselves to be pushed out of the European Union". Critics concede that the judiciary needs reform, but that the proposed changes are going in the wrong direction. Read More »

Stunned Yankees react to Aaron Judge homer nearly leaving Safeco Field

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Judge leads the majors with 31 home runs and now has 72 RBIs. Instead, they enter Saturday's game against the New York Yankees at 48-50 and trailing New York and Tampa Bay by 3 1/2 games. Mine is Danny Valencia, who went 0 for 4 with three strikeouts in the No. 2 hole against the lefty. Royals 7, White Sox 6, 10 Inns.: Whit Merrifield's sacrifice fly in the 10th inning scored Alcides Escobar and lifted Kansas City to its third walk-off victory in five days. Read More »

Yuma Firefighters Head To California To Help With Detwiler Fire

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The Detwiler Fire in Mariposa County, California , grew to 70,000 acres on July 20. Thousands of people in several other nearby foothill communities remain under evacuation orders as firefighters battle the ongoing blaze. "This fire has really devastated the area, business is just flat". On Friday night, the fire was 25% contained. A Selma firefighter was thrown from a pumper after the apparatus hit a tree stump during the Detwiler Fire in Northern California. Read More »

Navy to commission new first-in-class aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford

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NORFOLK - Almost five months after its construction was completed, President Donald Trump stood on the deck of the USS Gerald R. Ford Saturday, presiding over the U.S. Hundreds lined the pier below the freshly christened ship as government and Navy officials alike celebrated its completion, with the Navy band playing tunes like "God Bless America". Read More »

Qatar's ruler - it is time to resolve differences through talks

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Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani made the comments in his first televised speech since a diplomatic dispute among the US allies erupted more than a month and a half ago. Last week, Qatar signed an accord with the United States on working together to fight terrorism financing. But signs of easing of the crisis have emerged following a recent visit to the Gulf by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , as the Saudi-led group agreed to water down their demands to six broad principles. Read More »

OJ Simpson granted parole, could be out of prison on Oct. 1

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Orenthal James Simpson , 70, will walk out of the medium-security Lovelock Correctional Facility on October 1 - more than 20 years after his acquittal in the grisly 1994 slayings of his ex-wife and her friend. "I'm sorry about that". "But as a man and a father he has done his best". Simpson's life has been plastered all over TV screens since the '90s. Read More »

Tennessee State Parks prep for Solar Eclipse

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NASA also recommends that residents not reuse old eclipse viewing glasses , as they become unsafe after three years. "[A total eclipse] is a spectacular thing to see". The partial eclipse of the moon occurs when part of the sunlight which fall on the moon's surface are blocked by Earth. The last solar eclipse viewable in the United States was in 1979, officials say . Read More »

USA laptop ban lifted for all but one airport

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In March, the USA banned large electronics in cabins on flights from 10 airports in the Middle East and North Africa over concerns that explosives could be concealed in the devices taken onboard aircraft. The announcement of the end of the laptop ban comes on the heels of new restrictions for USA -bound flights from Canada and Mexico . The ban had been lifted for three major airlines ( Etihad , Emirates and Turkish Airlines) earlier this month . Read More »

Indian troops must be captured or killed: Ex-Chinese diplomat

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Earlier she had called an all-party meeting to apprise the opposition parties of the month-long chain of events and the steps initiated by the Narendra Modi Government. She added: "We have the law and right on our side". When asked about China's One Belt One Road (OBOR) project, Swaraj said that India doesn't agree with it and has maintained its stand right from the start. Read More »

European Central Bank will look afresh at policy this autumn - Draghi

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He could hardly walk back the ECB's underlying confidence that the factors holding down inflation would eventually fade, provided the economy maintains its momentum. Thursday's statement "was a clear sign that the European Central Bank does not want to pour more oil on the small taper tantrum fire seen in financial markets over the past week weeks", Brzeski wrote. Read More »

Germany to review ties with Turkey, FM Gabriel says

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Earlier, Gabriel cast doubt on Turkey's aspirations to join the EU. The government stepped up its travel advisory for the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally as Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel warned it could no longer guarantee its citizens' safety in the face of "arbitrary" mass arrests , a step set to hit a sector crucial to Turkey's ailing economy. Read More »

Netanyahu rails against European Union for treatment of Israel

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Israel's ambassador to Hungary initially denounced the campaign, saying it "evokes sad memories" of the suffering of Hungarian Jews in the Holocaust. Both men are right-wingers enamoured of US President Donald Trump and with a disdain for the left-leaning liberal global order bankrolled, as they see it, by the likes of Jewish US billionaire George Soros. Read More »

France's army chief resigns over Macron's budget cuts

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Pierre de Villiers' resignation is the culmination of rising tensions between the two men after the government said it would cut military spending by EUR850 million this year to plug holes in France's public finances. De Villiers lashed out at new spending curbs during a closed-door parliamentary commission meeting last week, according to leaked reports. De Villiers issued an appeal on Facebook saying "Watch out for blind trust". Read More »

Jewel Thief Doris Payne Charged With Walmart Theft

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Her career as an global bling bandit spans six decades. "I don't have any regrets about stealing jewelry", she said in the film's trailer. Police said 86-year-old Doris Payne was taken into custody at the Chamblee Tucker Road location after a loss prevention officer spotted Payne stuffing items from the pharmacy department into her purse. Read More »

Venkaiah Naidu resigns as Union Minister

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He told reporters that he had resigned from the Council of Ministers and written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi about it on Monday night, PTI reported. "The support of BJD to a Congress candidate shows tacit deal between them", said state BJP president Basanta Panda. BJP sources said the impending cabinet reshuffle may be large, and there could be some leaders drafted from the party into the government and vice-versa. Read More »

Ed Sheeran To Appear On The Simpsons

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However it seems that many GoT fans weren't too happy with Ed's appearance in their favourite show and made a decision to write some pretty harsh stuff about him on Twitter , which has led to Ed deleting his account. Ed posted about the news on Instagram , writing, "This year continues to be equally surreal and unbelievable". "@teddysphotos deserves all our love and respect like all humans do". Read More »

India triggered Sikkim standoff, is making negotiation hard: Chinese media

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The Foreign Ministry also said it had briefed foreign diplomats in Beijing over the stand-off and they were "shocked" to know about the "illegal trespass" by the Indian troops. Over half a century later, tensions were stirred again June 16 when China accused Indian troops of crossing a mutually agreed boundary separating the far western Chinese region of Tibet and the far eastern Indian state of Sikkim, which China only recognized as belonging to India in 2003. Read More »

Australia grieves loss of one of its own in Minneapolis police shooting

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Police said an officer fatally shot a woman after responding to a 911 call received at around 11.30 pm. The two officers' body cams were not switched on and footage from the police auto failed to capture the incident . It has been reported she was due to marry her fiance Don Damond (50) next month. "Basically, my mom's dead because a police officer shot her for reasons I don't know", Damond told the Star Tribune . Read More »

Venezuela's Opposition Referendum Overwhelmingly Rejects Maduro's Quest to Change Constitution

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Maduro has rejected calls fora new presidential election before the scheduled 2018 vote. "We have given an indisputable mandate for a new Venezuela starting tomorrow". State media largely ignored Sunday's event, concentrating instead on a simultaneous, government-organised practice run for the July 30 vote. Men on motorbikes opened fire, killing 61-year-old Xiomara Soledad Scott, and wounding three others. Read More »

Brexit talks start as war breaks out among United Kingdom ministers

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And I would think that, come the month of September/October, we will be able to come jointly to the rest of the (WTO) membership", the European Union source said, speaking on condition of anonymity.The joint approach would address aspects of the EU's WTO membership terms, known as its WTO "schedules", that are not easily split between Britain and the other 27 European Union members: "agricultural tariff quotas, agricultural subsidies and commitments on services trade. Read More »

Parliament Monsoon Session: Lok Sabha adjourned for day

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JD (U) leader Sharad Yadav has accused the Modi government of failing to fulfil its promises to create jobs and said the opposition parties would raise the matter in Parliament. Rajya Sabha also adjourned till tomorrow. Spread over 26 days, the session will have 19 sittings and the government has lined up heavy legislative agenda. Read More »

Hammond takes a hit in cabinet warfare

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BBC political editor Laura Kuenssberg said several factors were at play, including some ministers' belief Mr Hammond was trying to slow down the Brexit process, and Mrs May's weakened position after the general election. The infighting came as the second round of European Union withdrawal talks got under way in Brussels . DG: "Every July Westminster gets feverish and every July people say it's different this year and you know what it's the same every year". Read More »

VP Election: 75% of electorate to vote are crorepatis, says report

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BJP president Amit Shah announced Kovind's candidature on 19 June 2017 and filed nomination on 23 June 2017. So, 98 MLAs belonging to the DMK and its allies will vote for Meira Kumar . The pens for the presidential polls were introduced following a controversy that broke out during voting in the Rajya Sabha polls in Haryana in September 2016. Read More »

New information in Delphi teens' slayings to be released

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Indiana State Police released this composite sketch based on information gathered during the investigation of the murders of Liberty German and Abigail Williams. In the over five months since their deaths, no arrests have been made. Police say the sketch depicts a hat that may not be accurate, and they ask that the public focus on the person's facial features. Read More »

JD(U), RJD heading towards split, indicates BJP

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Lalu Prasad Yadav had recently announced that his younger son Tejashwi Yadav will not resign from his post of Uttar Prasesh Deputy Chief Minister. The Yadav-led Rashtriya Janata Dal is adamant that Tejashwi won't resign. The episode highlighted the deteriorating ties between the two Grand Alliance partners, which was growing with every passing day. Tejaswi Yadav alleged that BJP president Amit Shah and Prime Minister Narendra Modi were conspiring against him and his family members ... Read More »

Legendary Actor Martin Landau Has Passed Away At The Age Of 89

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Also in the 2000s, Landau worked as an acting coach in a venture with director Mark Rydell and screenwriter-playwriter Lyle Kessler. Martin Landau , actor and former Daily News employee. He was nominated for the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his role as Abe Karatz in Tucker in 1988 and again in 1989 for his portrayal of an adulterous husband in Woody Allen's Crimes and Misdemeanours . Read More »

Russia Threatens to Reciprocate US Seizure of Russian Diplomatic Compound

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The Russian government has threatened to retaliate against the United States months after dozens of Russian officials were expelled from the USA and two of its properties were shuttered. The warning, delivered by Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova, reflects rising frustration in Moscow over the Trump administration's refusal to hand back two Russian diplomatic compounds which were seized at the same time as some of Russia's diplomats were sent home past year. Read More »

Lea Michele Posts Heartbreaking Tribute To Cory Monteith, Four Years On

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She also has the words, " If you say so ", tattooed on her, which were his last words to her. Her former Glee co-star, who played Finn Hudson in the hit show, died of a heroin and alcohol overdose in 2013 . The star posted a similar tribute to her lost love on Twitter . 'This is so attractive makes me cry, ' said one commenter, and another wrote: 'All my heart is with you and Him'. Read More »

2 charged in slayings of 4 Pennsylvania men

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Kratz and DiNardo are cousins, according to reports, and were charged with the deaths of Jimi Patrick, 19, Tom Meo, 21, Mark Sturgis, 22, and Dean Finocchiaro, 19, of Bucks County, Pennsylvania. After that, they buried the bodies in two separate graves. For good measure, DiNardo said he took the gun from Kratz and also shot Finocchiaro while he was lying face down on the floor, but claimed Finocchiaro was already dead when he shot him. Read More »

Second Man Charged in Grisly Slayings of 4 Pa. Men

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Late Wednesday night DA Weintraub spoke to the media after informing the parents of Dean Finocchiaro , 19, of Middletown Township, that their son's body had been identified after being recovered from a grave that was more than 12 feet deep. Read More »