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Ankara, NATO set date for German parliamentary visit to air base

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A North Atlantic Treaty Organisation official confirmed to Anadolu Agency on Tuesday that, following discussions among the allies, a visit to Konya was planned for early next month. Approval for the Konya visit came after North Atlantic Treaty Organisation chief Jens Stoltenberg offered to arrange the trip for the German lawmakers within the defence alliance´s framework, to which Ankara agreed, according to Gabriel. Read More »

PHX woman sentenced to death for Ame Deal murder

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Sammantha Allen was convicted in late June of first-degree murder and child abuse in the death of Ame Deal , KSAZ reports. Sammantha Allen , 28, was convicted of first degree murder in the killing of her 10-year-old cousin Ame Deal . Read More »

Rioting Goat Jumps On Police Car

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The woman, presumably the goat's owner, repeatedly tells the goat to 'get off the auto, ' but she has to pick him up to take him down. "I've got it all on video, it's fine". The cop exclaimed 'That's my hood dude!' while Vivica's owner rushes over to once again remove the goat off the vehicle. The Blanchard Police Department posted the video to Facebook , writing, "Body cams are useful for convincing the Chief that a goat did it". Read More »

Duterte to US Secretary of State: I am your 'humble ally'

The adoption of any plans to deploy US aerial assets would likely take place in consultation with the Philippines, a USA treaty ally. At the end of July, the Pentagon announced the transfer of two Cessna aircraft to the Filipino military for surveillance and reconnaissance, and Tillerson revealed Monday that "a couple of UAVs", or drones, were part of that deal as well. Read More »

The agent of Newcastle target Lucas Perez blasts greedy Arsenal

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Meanwhile, still a chance I suppose for Diame to play ahead of Perez on Sunday but unlikely, it looking more like he will be a utility player to have on the bench to cover a number of positions, having played number 10, defensive midfield and even striker/false number nine briefly against Wolfsburg. Read More »

Danny Tarkanian Will Run Against Dean Heller in 2018

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McAdams said the NRSC "fully supports Senator Heller in his primary and general elections", and added that the campaign committee is confident Heller will win another term in next year's elections. He eventually voted for the Senate's so-called "skinny" ObamaCare repeal bill. "If you vote one way, you should have a good reason for changing your vote", Tarkanian told the AP in July. Read More »

Iranian drone buzzes U.S. fighter jet in Persian Gulf

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The drone did not appear to be armed. In a statement, the U.S. Naval Forces Central Command called the drone's actions a "dangerous maneuver" and that it was "not in keeping with worldwide maritime customs and laws". Navy ship fired multiple warning shots at an Iranian vessel in the Persian Gulf that came within 150 yards of the U.S. ship. Last month, sailors aboard the USS Thunderbolt, a Cyclone-class patrol ship, fired warning shots near an Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps military boat ... Read More »

College Park debating letting illegal immigrants vote

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The sponsor of a controversial charter change that would allow non-US citizen voting in College Park says she has received "one very graphic threat" and police have been notified. San Francisco allows noncitizen parents to vote in school board elections (beginning in 2018). A total of 10 municipalities across two counties allow noncitizens to vote in local elections. Read More »

Practicing safe viewing for upcoming solar eclipse

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This is close to pure luck, given that the eclipse passes between a large volume of utility-scale solar in both North Carolina and Georgia, which have emerged as some of the top states for solar, and directly through relatively underdeveloped SC. Read More »

USA envoys arrive in Gulf for talks to resolve Qatar dispute

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The two USA envoys are expected to arrive in Kuwait for the first leg of tour of the five states involved in the crisis, a Gulf official told Bloomberg on Monday. The State Department says the envoys will also meet with leaders in all five countries over the coming days. Sheikh Rashid added that Qatar also has naturalized a number of Bahraini families, affecting Bahrain's social security; it has prevented the export of gas to Manama , forcing Bahrain to import it from Russian Federation ... Read More »

Newlywed couple killed in Kansas crash hours after wedding

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Saturday. The vehicle left the roadway and struck the tree. The passenger, 19-year-old Rebekah C. Bouma, had critical injuries and was transported by EMS to a local hospital where she later died. "I can still remember right where she sat; she made a quick first impression". Our thoughts and prayers are with the Bouma family. She said: "There was no doubt they were meant for each other". Read More »

Pentagon Approves Use of Force Against Drones Over US Bases

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Government to create the new restrictions, and the classified policy was approved last July. The full contents of the policy remain classified. Pentagon spokesman Navy Capt. The increased use of commercial and privately owned small unmanned aircraft systems has raised Defense Department (DoD) concerns for the safety and security of its installations, its aviation and its people, a Pentagon spokesman told reporters Monday, Aug. Read More »

Trump praises North Korea sanctions 'after many years of failure'

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President Donald Trump on Tuesday morning touted progress in uniting the world against North Korea . The Pentagon statement came following Seoul's request to increase the cap on payloads to 1,000kg, voiced by South Korean President Moon Jae-in during a telephone conversation with Trump on Monday, South Korean Yonhap news agency reports . Read More »

USA urges end to work on South China Sea outposts

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In what two diplomats involved said was another victory for Beijing on Sunday, ASEAN members declined to say in their joint statement that the hoped-for code of conduct with China be "legally binding". China claims nearly all of the South China Sea , and has heavily militarized some islands in the region and expanded other territories with major land reclamation work, turning sandbars into islands and equipping them with airfields, ports and weapons systems. Read More »

Spike Lee Is Organizing A Rally For Colin Kaepernick At NFL Headquarters

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Since then, the former San Francisco 49er has been passed up for lesser-skilled quarterbacks and has only drawn the slightest attention from two National Football League teams: the Seattle Seahawks and Baltimore Ravens . For us, we try to be in every situation we possibly can. While the quarterback said he would not continue to protest this season, he remained unsigned. Read More »

Police Hunt Jogger Who Pushed Woman In Front Of Bus

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Dramatic CCTV footage shows a man jogging along Putney Bridge, in west London, when he appears to shove the woman onto the road. Police are hunting a jogger who pushed a woman into the road, narrowly missing an oncoming bus, in an apparently unprovoked incident on a busy London bridge. Read More »

Man, 25, stabbed to death in Co Clare

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Gardai in Co Clare have confirmed three men have been arrested following a stabbing incident in Kilkee in the early hours of this morning. The two other men have now been released without charge under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984, and a file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions. Read More »

Two days of heavy rain forecast

This week is no exception which means as the rain arrived on Monday it had no plans to really go anywhere for the rest of the work week so be ready for more and more showers. The warning is in force from 00:05 until 23:55 on Wednesday, with the heaviest of the rain becoming confined to the extreme southeast towards the end of the day. Read More »

North Korea vows 'revenge' for new sanctions

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Mr Wang said sanctions were needed, but "are not the final goal", and he urged dialogue. This weekend, the U.N. Security Council voted unanimously to impose strict new sanctions on Pyongyang - a response to North Korea's launch of two intercontinental missiles last month. Read More »

Disagreements over sea feud, N. Korea delay ASEAN communique

Kono, who took over the post from Kishida in a Cabinet reshuffle last week, said he spoke with Ri Yong Ho in English during a gala dinner on Sunday, but he declined to comment on what the North Korean foreign minister told him. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Sunday that the start of talks for a "code of conduct" in the disputed waters may be announced by the heads of state of China and the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations when they meet at an annual summit in the ... Read More »