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House falls into Land O' Lakes sinkhole, neighborhood on alert

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Firefighters were able to get two dogs out of the home and retrieve some belongings before the first home started collapsing into the quickly-expanding hole. He says it was "frightening" to watch the home disappear into the hole. Power is out at about 100 homes in the area of the sink hole, crews are working to restore it. Read More »

'Little voices' and notes for help from ATM leave users stunned

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According to Corpus Christi police officer Richard Olden, despite a few failed attempts a concerned citizen finally called the police after they saw the note coming out of the ATM's receipt slot. The officers verified the man's employment with the man's superior, Hooper said . Eventually, however, the police were called and heard "a faint voice from inside the machine ". Read More »

Turkish police detain producer of Erdogan film over Gulen links

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According to the Turkish government , the Gülenist Terror Group (FETÖ) and its US -based leader Fetullah Gülen orchestrated the defeated coup of July 15, 2016, which left 249 people martyred and almost 2,200 injured. " Journalists commit crimes too and when they do the judiciary makes the necessary assessment", he said . The crackdown has extended from Gulenists to other opponents of the government, including Kurdish activists, human rights groups and journalists. Read More »

Jailed Nobel victor, dissident dies in China

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Officials announced Liu's terminal liver cancer last month, and moved him to a hospital in Shenyang under high security but refused to release him for treatment overseas. On Friday, there were signs that having condemned Liu to nearly a quarter of his life behind bars, China's leaders were also seeking to control his funeral. Read More »

Colorado joins US Climate Alliance as 14th member

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The two leaders are disagree on climate policy, with Macron a vocal supporter of the Paris Agreement who has openly criticised the Trump's decision to back out of the accord. The coalition aims to significantly reduce emissions "at a time of limited federal leadership", according to a press release. The announcement comes as California's Democratic governor leads efforts to push back against President Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement , a 2015 deal made among ... Read More »

Charlie Gard's parents still fighting for their son

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Mr Justice Francis had in April ruled in favour of Great Ormond Street doctors and decided Charlie should be allowed to 'die with dignity'. But he told the couple on Thursday: 'If there is important evidence which suggests that I should change my decision, then I will change it'. Read More »

Donald Trump seeks talks to overhaul South Korean trade deal

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The USTR's data shows that total US export of goods to Korea were $43.5 billion in 2011, but fell 2.7 percent to $42.3 billion previous year. South Korea has responded to a U.S. "We think there is a higher chance that the two countries will make some changes rather than renegotiating the whole agreement since Washington used terms like revision and modification instead of renegotiation", said the Korea International Trade Association in a press release on Thursday. Read More »

Senate Intelligence Committee list of interviewees expands amid Trump Jr. email controversy

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Veselnitskaya herself denied any connection to the Kremlin, said she did not request a meeting with Trump Jr . during the 2016 presidential campaign, and noted that she has no information damaging Clinton. "There's probably more questions about this that these e-mails will raise and we look forward to having a chance to speak with Mr. Trump Jr . about this", said Republican Representative Chris Stewart, who serves on the committee. Read More »

Military Plane Crash Investigation Continues

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Authorities provided few details on what went wrong, or the nature of the Marines´ mission. JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The military transport plane that slammed into soybean fields Monday in the Mississippi Delta, killing 15 Marines and a Navy sailor, appears to have developed problems while high in the air, a Marine general said Wednesday. Read More »

Disappearance of 4 men in Pennsylvania — TIMELINE

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The Dinardo family owns a cement and construction company called Cosan LLC. There are human remains of others in the grave, but police do not yet know how many. The auto was still registered to Meo and had not been legally exchanged. An affidavit in that case said he is "known to be suffering from mental illness ". Read More »

UK Welcomes Spanish King and Queen With Military Pomp

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Simon Manley, Britain's ambassador to Spain, was questioned by journalists in Madrid last week and when asked if Felipe could talk about the British overseas territory, in his Westminster speech, he replied it was a possibility. Flags of Commonwealth nations were displayed at Horse Guards Parade. Every visiting head of state gets the same welcome - their national anthem and the chance to inspect the guard of honour with Prince Philip . Read More »

'Morning Joe' Host Scarborough Says He's Done With Republican Party

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Scarborough asks Colbert. "How far are they willing to go? They, like a lot of conservative writers (Tuesday), woke up to the fact that this is not much ado about something, that there's something big here". The MSNBC co-hosts responded to the president's claims in a Washington Post op-ed. The " Morning Joe " duo fought back, saying that White House staff told them that Trump would have a tabloid story run about them unless they "begged" for it to be killed. Read More »

Alabama triple murder suspect could be headed to Florida's Gulf Coast

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According to Gardendale Police, 51-year-old Kenneth Dion Lever shot two women and one man in a mobile home park, fled the scene and is considered armed and unsafe. The Escambia County Sheriff's Office has confirmed that Kenneth Lever, the triple murder suspect wanted in central Alabama , has committed suicide at the Navy Federal Headquarters in Escambia County. Read More »

Japan's ancient ritual site Okinoshima joins World Heritage sites

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The strict rules include all participants must be men and must strip off and take a purifying dip in the Ocean before they are allowed to set foot on the sacred ground of the shrine. Okinoshima , which is a part of the city of Munakata, Fukuoka, Japan , is located in south-west Japan between the main island of Kyushu and the Korean Peninsula. Read More »

Chelsea Target Expected To Miss Pre-Season Training, Blues Move Looms

Hopefully nobody held their breath, because it's now July 10th and Bakayoko hasn't arrived. The next obstacle will undoubtedly be the transfer fee, but the Mirror also claim that as long as Arsenal are willing to fork out about 45 million pounds, Lemar could be lining up alongside Alexandre Lacazette at the Emirates next season. Read More »

Pres. Trump sued for blocking some of his critics on Twitter

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Others to be blocked included Philip Cohen, a University of Maryland sociology professor who called Trump a "Corrupt Incompetent Authoritarian", and Holly Figueroa, a national political organizer and songwriter who was cut off May 28 after posting an image of the pope looking incredulously at Trump, along with the statement: "This is pretty much how the whole world sees you", the lawsuit said. Read More »

Congress makes u-turn; Accepts Rahul Gandhi met Chinese envoy

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And in the process, he launched yet another scathing attack on PM Narendra Modi over the ongoing Sikkim standoff. "It is my job to be informed on critical issues". Surjewala termed it a "courtesy call" and said envoys of G5, as well as neighbouring countries, keep meeting Congress president Sonia Gandhi and the vice-president from time to time. Read More »

Senior police official, two others die in Pakistan blast

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Three critically injured persons have been sent to Quetta for further treatment. "The DPO, his guard and a civilian were killed while another 11 people were injured", police spokesman Shazada Farhat said. In a statement, the prime minister expressed deep grief and sorrow over the loss of precious lives in the attack. Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar has condemned the blast and asked the authorities to present report of explosion. Read More »

Sharif's son appears again before Panamagate probe team

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Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, who is also the father-in-law of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's younger daughter, also faced the JIT on Monday in connection with the probe, which has entered its final week. He said the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would boost regional connectivity and highlighted that the Traffic Transit agreement of Tajikistan with Pakistan, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan would be beneficial in this regard. Read More »

Backstage News On WWE SummerSlam Main Event

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This decision was evidently made shortly Roman made his Raw announcement that he wants to face the Universal Champion at SummerSlam . Way to be hip, with it, and now, WWE . This for me will be one hell of a match and to see Tozawa in full flow will be a delight. It could be a schmoz that no one wins, but if there is a pinfall then I'll go with the heel. Read More »

Mother accused of frenzied mass stabbing murder

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But media coverage often focuses on dramatic cases, such as Andrea Yates who was found not guilty by reason of insanity for the 2001 drowning deaths of her five children in her suburban Houston home. Their slain father was Martin Romero, 33, Pihera said. Also, an immigration official said the woman, who is from Mexico, entered the US illegally. Read More »

Victory in Mosul 'about to be announced', Iraq state TV claims

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ISIS fighters have pledged to fight to the death. "We are seeing now the last metres and then final victory will be announced ", a television presenter said, citing the channel's correspondents embedded with security forces battling in ISIS' redoubt in the Old City of Mosul, by the Tigris river. Read More »

England captain Joe Root falls just short of double-century at Lord´s

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Root was dismissed by South Africa's Morne Morkel at the start of Day 2 of the first Test at Lord's Cricket Ground on Friday. South Africa trailed by 362 runs and was only going along at three an over. With new captain Joe Root lead from the front, he came to the crease when the team's score was 17/2 but was still unbeaten when both the teams went back to the pavilion at the end of game's play scoring 184 runs in just 227 balls. Read More »

Escaped South Carolina inmate captured

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Causey left the Dorchester County prison at 8 p.m. on Tuesday - not Wednesday as previously implied by the agency's announcement that he was discovered missing July 5. To combat the new trend, Stirling said the Department of Corrections is planning to install high golf netting around all its facilities for a cost of $7.65 million. Read More »

Trump berates Russian Federation before Putin meet at G20

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Throughout his speech the passionate crowd - many of whom had reportedly been bussed in from across Poland - repeatedly chanted " Donald Trump " and "USA". President Donald Trump is due to give a major speech in Poland's capital Warsaw , laying out his vision for America's relations with Europe . Trump didn't visit the Monument to the Ghetto Heroes in Warsaw . Read More »

Kerber survives Rogers scare, Muguruza ready for week two

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But Kerber broke back to make it 4-4 and, after the next four games went with serve, she took charge in the tie-break, winning it 7-2 to level the match. I started getting better and better there. The deft Radwanska, who lost the 2012 final to Serena Williams, came back from a set down to beat Swiss 19th seed Timea Bacsinszky 3-6, 6- 4, 6-1 on Centre Court. Read More »

US Pokes China With a Double Flyover

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On Sunday, a US Navy destroyer sailed within 12 miles of a disputed island in the South China Sea that is claimed by China, a US military official told CNN. In a statement , the Defence Ministry said China always maintained its vigilance and "effectively monitors relevant countries' military activities next to China". Read More »

Possible storms could impact weekend plans

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These storms will need to be watched through the evening. We're expecting a couple of more lovely days. Heat will be a bigger story than our rain chances. The humidity will persist this weekend through next week. Partly to mostly cloudy. The lovely weather will continue into Saturday . High: Low-mid 80s. Read More »

EasyJet plc (EZJ) Price Target Raised to GBX 1550

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Deutsche Bank AG raised their price objective on shares of Persimmon plc from GBX 2,313 ($29.96) to GBX 2,340 ($30.31) and gave the company a hold rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 31st. 2 funds opened positions while 0 raised stakes. Td Asset holds 0.07% of its portfolio in Anglo American plc (LON:AAL) for 842,053 shares. Raymond James Na stated it has 5,891 shares. Read More »

UNESCO votes to declare al-Khalil's Old City 'a heritage site'

It is regarded as sacred by Jews, Christians and Muslims. Israeli officials have slammed the decision - the second anti-Israeli resolution passed by the United Nations in less than a week following the World Heritage Committee decision denying Israel's claims to the Old City of Jerusalem . Read More »

129 countries set to approve nuclear ban treaty

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Security Council - who argued that the treaty was unrealistic and that countries like North Korea would not cooperate. Even Japan - the only country to have suffered atomic attacks, in 1945 - boycotted the talks as did most North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries. Read More »

People Think Poland's First Lady Sneakily Dodged Donald Trump's Handshake

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Trump returned to form, slamming the media". Another addition to Trump's growing list of unforgettable handshakes comes from a video clip of the president's foreign trip to Warsaw, Poland. Mr Trump has a history of awkward handshakes ever since he refused German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Oval Office offer in March. The video, which quickly went viral, shows the president turning toward Kornhauser-Duda for a handshake as she swiftly walks by him. Read More »

Democratic AGs Sue Betsy DeVos For Delaying Student Loan Protections

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The rule largely took shape in the shadow of Corinthian Colleges , Inc., a for-profit group that declared collapsed 2015, leaving a massive trail of defrauded students (and student loan borrowers) in its wake. In a statement last month, DeVos said the borrower defense regulations were a "muddled process that's unfair to students and schools, and puts taxpayers on the hook for significant costs". Read More »

House Vote On Budget Veto Delayed; State Capitol Locked Down

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The lock down is preventing state representatives that were not yet in the Capitol from entering. City fire marshal Chris Richmond said no injuries were reported, according to the State Journal-Register, and a spokesman for the IL secretary of state's office, Dave Druker, said one person was in custody but gave no further details. Read More »

Atmosphere not right for Modi-Xi meeting: Chinese official

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Given the importance of holding the current alignment and preventing China from altering this to its benefit, India is not likely to consider a pullout without some clear terms being arrived at first. Despite China's warning that New Delhi could be isolated, India believes that it cannot be pressured into conforming with China's views on the CPEC, that it follows its strategically autonomous foreign policy, thus negating Beijing's statements regarding Mr Modi's perceived dependence on ... Read More »

United States open to Syrian no-fly zone with Russian help

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The US launched a cruise missile attack on a Syrian air base in April in response to what it said was a regime chemical weapons attack on civilians. The announcement came two days before President Trump is expected to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit in Hamburg, Germany. Read More »

December Fed hike odds barely budge after FOMC minutes

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The minutes noted, however, that "several participants expressed concern that progress toward the committee's 2 percent longer-run inflation objective might have slowed and that the recent softness in inflation might persist". U.S. central bankers are divided over the risk of inflation and disagree over the timing of interest rate hikes into next year, minutes of the last Federal Reserve meeting showed Wednesday. Read More »

Johanna Konta survives 'epic' Vekic clash to keep Wimbledon hopes alive

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The three-hour-plus second-round encounter was a rematch of last month's Aegon Open final, which Vekic won in three sets. Plucky Nishikori battles to stave off Stakhovsky who conquered Federer at 2013 Wimbledon Kei Nishikori dug deep to keep his Wimbledon challenge alive as the Japanese star ground out a 6-4 6-7 (7/9) 6-1 7-6 (8/6) win over Ukrainian qualifier Sergiy Stakhovsky on Wednesday. Read More »

India Beat Sri Lanka by 16 Runs to Register Fourth Consecutive Win

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Chasing 233, Sri Lanka were restricted to 216/7 in 50 overs. India win by 16 runs to make it 4 out of 4 wins. Sri Lanka began cautiously, but lost wickets at crucial junctures throughout the match. India are topping the group table, while Australia trails them only on the basis of net run-rate, while Sri Lanka are yet to open their account. Read More »

Pentagon confirms death of United States soldier in Helmand province of Afghanistan

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Nawa District, just outside Lashkar Gah, fell to the Taliban previous year, and the Afghan forces advised by the Marines have been preparing an operation to retake the district. The Pentagon said the incident is under investigation. The troops had been participating in a partnered operation with Afghan security forces outside the base in the Nawah district, according to Pentagon spokesperson Navy Capt. Read More »

Peel Hunt Lowers Crawshaw Group Plc (CRAW) Price Target to GBX 45

Eclipse Metals Ltd (EPM.AX) shares have experienced bearish momentum as the Average True Range of the shares have trended downward over the past 10 sessions. restated a "sell" rating on shares of Rightmove Plc in a research note on Friday, March 31st. Among 5 analysts covering Resource Capital Corp ( NYSE:RSO ), 0 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Read More »

More Americans trust CNN than Trump

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The poll also found that by a nine-percentage-point margin, American adults trust the Post and the Times ― lumped together ― more than Trump . As for the media, 30 percent said that they trust them while 68 percent said they do not. Read More »

Qatar asks for more time as demand deadline from Gulf neighbours expires

Saudi Arabia , along with the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt, have boycotted Qatar over what they say is its support for Islamist extremism and close ties to Iran, seen by Gulf states as a unsafe regional rival. The accusations have left Qatar under unfounded diplomatic and economic sanctions: a two-week trade and diplomatic embargo of the country which relies heavily on imports. Read More »

Tough questions still to tackle before G20 summit, Germany says

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In his talk with Gentiloni, the US leader again voiced his appreciation of the Italian official's efforts in hosting a successful Group of Seven meeting in May, the White House said. Earlier Sunday, about 10,000 people marched peacefully through Hamburg streets. "We need to let our dialogue mechanisms at different levels play a leading role and enhance strategic communication on bilateral relations and major worldwide and regional issues", Xi said. Read More »

No imminent visit to the United Kingdom for Donald Trump - White House

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Anti-Donald Trump protesters are preparing to spring into action at short notice, after it emerged that Downing Street is braced for a snap visit from the USA president in the next two weeks. The President's state visit appeared to have been axed after no mention was made of it in the Queen's Speech last month. Mr Trump is in Poland on Thursday before attending the G20 leaders' summit in Hamburg in Germany on Friday and Saturday. Read More »

Macron to give speech at special French parliament session

Mr Macron, joining the heads of state in the Malian capital, Bamako , for a special summit, hailed the initiative as "a dynamic, a groundswell which France is proud to back". The video comes after Sweden's government on Monday announced the release of Johan Gustafsson, who was held by Islamic extremists in Mali for six years. Read More »