• Australian archbishop gets 1-year jail for abuse scandal cover-up
Australian archbishop gets 1-year jail for abuse scandal cover-up

Five years later he became the Archbishop of Adelaide. CNN understands from sources in Rome that Pope Francis will not ask Wilson, who has held his senior post for 18 years, to resign until it is decided if he will appeal. Fletcher was found guilty in 2004 of nine counts of child sexual abuse and died in jail of a stroke in 2006. The Archbi...

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  • North Korea’s missile program was expanding as Trump met with Kim
North Korea’s missile program was expanding as Trump met with Kim

North Korea is completing a major expansion of a key missile-manufacturing plant, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday, citing researchers who have examined new satellite imagery from San Francisco-based Planet Labs Inc. has developed a programme to dismantle North Korea's nuclear weapons . "It seems that Donald Trump's attitude with ...

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  • Protester climbs Statue of Liberty base, forcing evacuation
Protester climbs Statue of Liberty base, forcing evacuation

Martin Joseph Quinn , a Rise and Resist organizer, told CNN that Okoumou is involved in the group but her climb was not part of their plan. At least seven people were arrested on Liberty Island and the site was closed to visitors. Willis said federal regulations prohibit hanging banners from the monument. The "zero-tolerance" policy has seen ...

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  • Cumbria warned of hosepipe ban as heatwave continues
Cumbria warned of hosepipe ban as heatwave continues

Ms Gannon acknowledged the efforts being made by the public and businesses to conserve water. These sources of water are unable to keep up with the demand placed on them due to a lack of infrastructure, a growing population and the lack of rainfall patterns.

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  • At least 12 arrested after Whatsapp rumor sparks lynching of 5
At least 12 arrested after Whatsapp rumor sparks lynching of 5

Maharashtra's chief minister, Devendra Fadnavis, said "stern action will be taken against rumour mongers". Last week, five people were lynched in Dhule district in Maharashtra on suspicion of them being part of a gang of child-lifters.

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  • Weather: Dangerous heat wave will make it feel like 105 degrees Monday
Weather: Dangerous heat wave will make it feel like 105 degrees Monday

On Sunday , temperatures in parts of NY and CT, were forecast to hit up to 100 degrees but appeared to settle in the high and mid-90s by the late afternoon. For many locations more than a few miles away from the ocean, this will be a protracted heat wave probably maxing out at 7 or 8 consecutive days! The ridge of high pressure will eventual...

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  • Record Heat Wave in Southern Quebec Blamed For 18 Deaths
Record Heat Wave in Southern Quebec Blamed For 18 Deaths

Dr. David Kaiser, physician-manager at Montreal's public health authority, said officials aren't surprised by the number of deaths in the metropolis. As Glenn Frey once sang, the heat is on - and will stay on for Windsor-Essex until at least Thursday, according to Environment Canada.

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  • Russian Federation stun Spain 4-3 on penalties to reach World Cup quarters
Russian Federation stun Spain 4-3 on penalties to reach World Cup quarters

It gave Russian Federation its greatest win in worldwide soccer for 10 years, since Akinfeev was in goal for an extra-time victory over the Netherlands in a European Championship quarterfinal. They will certainly not be as one-sided as Spain's attacking options. More than 74 percent possession, an astonishing 1,137 passes and utter territorial ...

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  • How an Alaska Senator Could Make or Break Trump's Supreme Court Plans
How an Alaska Senator Could Make or Break Trump's Supreme Court Plans

Before Kennedy's retirement, the four judges who were appointed by Democratic presidents had an average age of 71.5 years, nearly five years more than the five judges appointed by Republicans. "We believe him. For the sake of women in ME, and across the country, we hope Senator Collins does too", NARAL President Ilyse Hogue said in a statement.

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  • Ocasio-Cortez buried under more than 1,000 media requests after primary win
Ocasio-Cortez buried under more than 1,000 media requests after primary win

The New York Post report was widely mocked. Although she gained much praise, Ocasio-Cortez took to Twitter to dissuade claims that she had only "won for 'demographic reasons.'" The Democratic socialist is competing in New York's 14th district, which includes the eastern Bronx and part of Queens.

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  • Trump administration is breaking from Obama-era affirmative action policies
Trump administration is breaking from Obama-era affirmative action policies

The action comes amid a high-profile court fight over admission at Harvard University as well as Supreme Court turnover expected to produce a more critical eye toward schools' affirmative action policies. For them to take down this guidance right now, at a time when we see far too many incidents of racial violence and deepening tensions, is...

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  • Former Malaysian Prime Minister arrested over 1MDB corruption scandal
Former Malaysian Prime Minister arrested over 1MDB corruption scandal

Local media reports said Najib was seen leaving his house in the capital, Kuala Lumpur , in an unmarked police auto. Don't miss out on the latest news and information. The US Department of Justice has alleged in lawsuits that more than $4.5bn (£3.4bn) from 1MDB was laundered through a complex web of transactions and shell companies, of which $68...

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  • Trump Orders Flags at Half-Staff for Victims of Capital Gazette Shooting
Trump Orders Flags at Half-Staff for Victims of Capital Gazette Shooting

Within about a minute of entering the newsroom in response to reports of a shooter, police found Ramos hiding beneath a desk, authorities said . He also said the paper "stepped up security" years ago and posted the suspect's photo around the office.

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  • Dancer doesn't realise she's lost both legs after boat blast
Dancer doesn't realise she's lost both legs after boat blast

According to Jackson's family, Maleka was on vacation to celebrate her anniversary with her husband, Tyran Jackson . Shanta Knowles, superintendent of police for the Royal Bahamas Police Force, told NBC investigators were still "trying to determine what went wrong".

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  • Syrian opposition resumes peace talks with Russians after Jordan mediates
Syrian opposition resumes peace talks with Russians after Jordan mediates

Eastern Ghouta is in that region and was taken by an assault that killed over 1,000 civilians and decimated several towns. "It's inadmissible", a negotiator in the rebel-held part of Deraa city told Agence France-Presse. and Jordan, which support the opposition, and Russian Federation, a staunch ally of the government. "I think you have to ask ...

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  • Girl dies after being thrown from bouncy castle
Girl dies after being thrown from bouncy castle

Witness Sarah Allard told Sky News she heard a loud bang as the bouncy castle "exploded", throwing the girl in the air. The UK has been experiencing a heatwave in recent days, with temperatures in the Norfolk reaching 23 degrees Celsius on Sunday.

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  • Cruise ship worker stable after 22 hours in water
Cruise ship worker stable after 22 hours in water

Norwegian said in a statement that the Miami-based cruise line is "extremely thankful" to Carnival Cruise Line , also based in Miami . Christine Duffy , president of Carnival Cruise Line , told the Herald the rescue was "nothing short of miraculous".

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  • Merkel Backs Down, Agreeing to Stem Flow of Refugees Into Germany
Merkel Backs Down, Agreeing to Stem Flow of Refugees Into Germany

Almost three years have passed since German Chancellor Angela Merkel first made the famous declaration that "Wir schaffen das" , or "we can do this", in response to a massive influx of asylum seekers from Syria and other Asian and African countries who had become trapped in Hungary.

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  • Merkel, rebel minister agree migrant deal to avert govt crisis
Merkel, rebel minister agree migrant deal to avert govt crisis

Seehofer , whose party faces a state election in the fall, has threatened to turn away at the borders migrants whose asylum requests Germany already rejected or who already sought asylum elsewhere in Europe. Merkel and Seehofer met Saturday night for two hours. Merkel also proposed that migrants arriving in Germany who first registered in another...

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  • Five People Are Feared Dead After a Chartered Plane Crashes in Mumbai
Five People Are Feared Dead After a Chartered Plane Crashes in Mumbai

Chauhan told the TimesNow news channel Friday the aircraft had not yet been handed over to the company and did not have a certificate of airworthiness. They said it plowed into an open area at a construction site for a multistory building in the Ghatkopar district, a crowded area with many residential apartments.

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  • Vancouver moms protest refugee separations at Trump tower, United States consulate
Vancouver moms protest refugee separations at Trump tower, United States consulate

Scores of organizations are supporting Saturday's mass mobilizations, spearheaded by the liberal group MoveOn.org, and contesting the administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policy that has led to the detentions of thousands crossing the U.S.

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  • Young boys, coach found deep in Thai cave
Young boys, coach found deep in Thai cave

Family members and relatives pray at the entrance of Tham Luang cave while rescue personnel conduct operations to find the missing members of the children's football team along with their coach at the cave in Khun Nam Nang Non Forest Park in Chiang Rai province on June 26, 2018.

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  • Survivors of deadly tour boat explosion airlifted to the US
Survivors of deadly tour boat explosion airlifted to the US

Stefanie Schaffer , one of the victims on board the vessel, was identified as an American. Stefanie Schaffer , 22, (left), her teenage sister Brooke (middle), and their mother Stacey (right) were among the injured when a tour boat exploded in the Bahamas.

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  • Dog Saves Owner from Rattlesnake Attack, Becomes a Hero
Dog Saves Owner from Rattlesnake Attack, Becomes a Hero

An Arizona woman says her puppy saved her from a rattlesnake, but not without a show-down. Godwin had immediately taken him to an animal hospital following the incident. But her 6-month-old golden retriever, Todd, came to the rescue! He saved his human from a rattlesnake yesterday. Godwin described the attack on Facebook.

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  • Senators Discuss Abortion Rights as Trump Mulls Supreme Court Pick
Senators Discuss Abortion Rights as Trump Mulls Supreme Court Pick

Wade under threat with her vote. One of the candidates in a short list of 25 potential nominees announced by Trump during his campaign included Judge Amul Thapar, who is now a federal judge in Kentucky. Lisa Murkowski says the person who replaces Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court should be in the same mold as the retiring justice. Accordin...

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  • Boys lost in Thai cave to be taught how to dive
Boys lost in Thai cave to be taught how to dive

Search and rescue crews had been trying to locate the 12 boys, ages 11-16, and their soccer coach since they went into the caves after soccer practice on June 23 but were caught inside due to rising flood waters. So far we just found them. As the days wore on with the group missing, distraught family members had placed fruit, desserts, suga...

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  • Suspect in Maryland attack to appear on five murder charges
Suspect in Maryland attack to appear on five murder charges

A judge ordered him held without bail during Friday's hearing at Anne Arundel County criminal court. The five slain were Gerald Fischman , 61, editorial page editor; Rob Hiaasen , 59, an assistant editor; John McNamara , 56, a staff writer; Rebecca Smith , 34, a sales assistant; and Wendi Winters , 65, who worked in special publications.

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  • A look at the 'Pawnee Fire' burning near Clearlake Oaks — MAPS
A look at the 'Pawnee Fire' burning near Clearlake Oaks — MAPS

Vaca area of Napa County, but remained in the wildland and had taken no structures, Cal Fire spokesman Will Davis said. No injuries were reported and the exact number of people evacuated was unclear. About 300 people are under mandatory evacuation orders and more than 100 buildings are threatened. Autumn Edens of Guinda, a town just north of th...

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  • Trump Allies Tell Paris Rally ‘End Of Regime’ Near In Iran
Trump Allies Tell Paris Rally ‘End Of Regime’ Near In Iran

MEMRI analysts A. Savyon and Yigal Carmon said that "even if the protests die down or are repressed by the regime for a while, they will eventually recur and intensify, because the Iranian regime can offer no solution for the economic crisis except by changing its regional and nuclear policies".

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  • Susan Collins Won't Support Anti-Roe v. Wade Nominee
Susan Collins Won't Support Anti-Roe v. Wade Nominee

In a generic ballot for the House, Democrats held a 50 percent to 41 percent lead over Republicans. By Christopher Burns , BDN Staff •. Susan Collins (R-ME) said she will not support any pick who shows opposition to Roe v. US President Donald Trump has appointed an Indian-American official, Raj Shah , to a key role in the contentious proce...

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