• Najib extends condolences over Islam Karimov's death
Najib extends condolences over Islam Karimov's death

The head of the Senate, Nigmatilla Yuldoshev, became acting President after Karimov's death. Uzbek state television switched to footage of folk musicians playing traditional instruments against a black background after announcing his death.

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  • Alex Noren wins European Masters in playoff with Scott Hend
Alex Noren wins European Masters in playoff with Scott Hend

The big-hitting Queenslander will take a one-shot lead over Sweden's Alex Noren into the final day after the pair experienced contrasting fortunes in Crans-sur-Sierre. "It was a really fun day", said Noren, who won his sixth European Tour title on the same Swiss Alps course where his first came in 2009. "I ve never won a play-off on the European To...

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  • Deaf driver's shooting death by trooper under investigation
Deaf driver's shooting death by trooper under investigation

Police said that last Thursday's incident started when Mr Harris did not pull over as Mr Saunders turned on his blue lights on Interstate 485 near Charlotte at about 6.15pm and ended after Mr Harris drove down several miles of surface streets to his home.

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  • FBI to soon release documents related to Clinton email probe
FBI to soon release documents related to Clinton email probe

The State Department has said the Federal Bureau of Investigation provided it with about 14,900 emails purported not to have been among those previously released. Though he described Clinton's actions as "extremely careless," FBI Director James Comey said his agents found no evidence that anyone meant to break the law and said "no reasonable prosec...

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  • Couple sought in kidnapping of murder victim's children arrested in Colorado
Couple sought in kidnapping of murder victim's children arrested in Colorado

Joshua Robertson, was found two blocks from the hotel and was taken into custody by Pueblo police officers. The girl, identified as Madisyn Harper, was unharmed and is in the custody of authorities in Pueblo. Harvill was found dead August 14 along Gorman Post Road in Lebec, close to Los Angeles County's border with Kern County. Officials urge any...

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation issues warning of foreign hackers penetrating state election computer systems
Federal Bureau of Investigation issues warning of foreign hackers penetrating state election computer systems

Citing a state election board official, Yahoo News said the IL voter registration system was shut down for 10 days in late July after hackers downloaded personal data on up to 200,000 voters. Reid also noted that a consensus of national security experts has concluded that the Russian government was responsible for cyber attacks on the Democrati...

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  • Troopers say no survivors in Alaska midair crash
Troopers say no survivors in Alaska midair crash

Col. Candis Olmstead, spokesman of the national Guard of Alaska. Troopers did not say how many people were in the two aircraft, but the Alaska National Guard said earlier that there were a total of five on board the planes. Neither Hageland nor Renfro's immediately responded to requests for comment. Ravn said in a statement to Alaska Dispatch ...

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  • Storm bears down on Florida, hurricane threatens Hawaii
Storm bears down on Florida, hurricane threatens Hawaii

We are monitoring it closely as its impacts are already being felt, but its proximity to land limits the storm's ability to strengthen significantly. It was expected to pick up speed and approach the northwest Florida coast Thursday afternoon.

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  • Sri Lanka elect to bat against Australia
Sri Lanka elect to bat against Australia

Left-arm slow bowler Sachith Pathirana then not only separated the opening pair by removing Finch, but two balls later accounted for Usman Khawaja's wicket as well . Pathirana scored a crucial 24-run cameo to help Sri Lanka pass the 200-run mark from a precarious 165 for 7. Head was trapped lbw Dilruwan Perera (1-69) with the finishing line in s...

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  • North Korea denounces United Nations condemnation, warns U.S. of action
North Korea denounces United Nations condemnation, warns U.S. of action

A Foreign Ministry statement sent to United Nations correspondents on Monday reiterated a warning that the U.S. They welcomed a press statement released Friday by the U.N. On August 24, media reported that Pyongyang had launched a ballistic missile from a submarine in the Sea of Japan. The North Korean missile launched Wednesday flew about 500 ...

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  • United States vows to continue to protect coalition forces in Syria
United States vows to continue to protect coalition forces in Syria

Additionally, the USA -led coalition contacted the Russian military through a communications link it has for air safety over Syria; the Russians said they did not have aircraft in the area. By the time United States planes had arrived in the skies over Hasakeh, the Syrian planes had already left the area. "Obviously this is very unusual", he add...

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  • London's Muslim mayor hit with antisemitic messages for not backing Corbyn
London's Muslim mayor hit with antisemitic messages for not backing Corbyn

He said: "Labour's goal has always been to shift the balance of power and wealth in favour of working people". The Labour leader has since backtracked and insisted he misspoke. Ruling out any kind of progressive alliance, he claimed the party was "underfunding" Scottish local authorities, and said Scotland's £14.8 billion deficit in 2015/16 place...

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  • US, Russia closer to new ceasefire deal after talks
US, Russia closer to new ceasefire deal after talks

There was hope that Friday's talks between Kerry and Lavrov might help boost those efforts. Kerry stressed that the two sides were not prepared to make a definitive announcement, but said U.S. However, as in Moscow, neither Kerry nor Lavrov would describe them in detail. Expectations had been low for the talks, particularly given how efforts to...

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  • Dad tries to kill son in crash
Dad tries to kill son in crash

His son, 2-year-old Isaiah, is now in a cast and "can't move very well" after Weitzel drove into several cars at 75 miles per hour Tuesday in Arapahoe County, Colo . A report via KHOU also tells of the father admitting that on the day of the crash to using cocaine. Weitzel, 29, is facing six felony counts in the August 21 wreck on the 6000 blo...

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  • Hillary Clinton defends the controversial wind-down plan for her family's foundation
Hillary Clinton defends the controversial wind-down plan for her family's foundation

Hillary Clinton defended her family's charitable foundation on Wednesday against criticism from Donald Trump, saying it had provided more transparency than her Republican rival's sprawling business interests. The reality is somewhere between Trump's reckless charges and the Clinton camp's righteous indignation - but the intersections between the fo...

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  • You'll never guess why Taylor Swift missed the VMAs
You'll never guess why Taylor Swift missed the VMAs

He said, " People say, 'Oh, but you have that beef with Taylor, ' but I love all y'all - that's why I called her". "They were super V.I.P, next to the DJ booth with (club owner) Richie Akiva, surrounded by bodyguards", a source told the Daily News' Jeanette Settembre.

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  • Jeremy Corbyn 'more interested in being Labour leader than PM' - Owen Smith
Jeremy Corbyn 'more interested in being Labour leader than PM' - Owen Smith

In his letter he added: "Having seen Jeremy operate at close quarters I am convinced he does not have the ability to lead the party, indeed I fear an electoral disaster at the next election". Mr Smith will travel to Scotland on Thursday after spending the morning in his hometown of Pontypridd, where his son will get his GCSE results. He went on: ...

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  • Australian rules spectator banned after throwing banana at Aboriginal player
Australian rules spectator banned after throwing banana at Aboriginal player

While many are attempting to deny this incident is racially motivated, it's pretty fucking hard to logically explain why someone would randomly throw a banana at a sportsperson. Betts had just kicked his fifth goal in a near best-afield showing during his 250th AFL game, and did not notice the incident. Betts was contacted personally by Koch on S...

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  • Death toll in Italy quake rises to 241
Death toll in Italy quake rises to 241

At least eight foreigners were among the 250 people killed when a powerful quake struck central Italy this week, officials said, as rescuers continued the grim search for corpses on Friday (Aug 25). Numerous dead are believed to be children. Little is now known about the nationalities of those caught up in the quake, but Romania's foreign ministr...

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  • USA will meet target of 10000 Syrian refugees today
USA will meet target of 10000 Syrian refugees today

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has called for a freeze on refugees and a ban on accepting any refugees from states that have produced terrorists, a revision from his previous call to ban all Muslims from entering the U.S. "It's important to recognize 10,000 is an incredibly modest goal given the crisis", Gottschalk said. On Wednesda...

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