American Headline News for 12 Aug 2016
Authorities tried to have the shops and restaurants shut down because they were unlicensed and pose health and safety hazards.
The Republican nominee said that he intended to stick with his unorthodox campaign style, even if it meant taking "a very, very nice long vacation" after Nov. 8.
Nobody has claimed responsibility for the blasts
The use of chlorine gas against civilians in the Syrian city of Aleppo should be investigated as a "war crime," a United Nations diplomat said Thursday.
A strong magnitude-7.2 earthquake struck Friday in the Pacific Ocean near the island nations of Vanuatu and New Caledonia, but authorities said there was no threat of a tsunami. …
The Donald Trump fan busted for trying to scale Trump Tower this week kept his obsession with the Republican presidential nominee under wraps -- along with plans for his daredevil stunt, co-workers... said Thursday. Stephen Rogata, 19, was "a very quiet guy" while performing manual labor at the Pots and Plants on the Pike gardening...
A series of blasts hits southern Thailand, hours after two bombs killed one and injured 19 in a seaside resort town.
One of three schoolgirls who left London in February 2015 to join the Islamic State militant group has died, her family lawyer told Reuters on Thursday. Attorney Tasnime Akunjee said the family of... Kadiza Sultana learned of her death in Raqqa, Syria, a few weeks ago. She was believed to have been killed by a Russian airstrike in Raqqa, ITV News reported earlier on Thursday. Sultana was making plans to return to Britain and her family was communicating with her to discuss her possible escape from Raqqa, according to an interview published by ITV with Sultana’s sister, which includes recordings of purported phone calls between the sisters. Sultana, 16, along with two other friends, flew from London’s Gatwick Airport to Turkey on Feb. 17, 2015. The British Home Office and British...
WADA report their website has not been compromised Hackers send phishing emails discussed as WADA officials The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) say they have... been targeted by hackers, with an attempt made to obtain access credentials for the database which tracks athletes for drug testing. WADA said it learned "this week," during the Olympics, that it had been targeted, though it was not immediately clear when the attacks took place.
Baltimore officers humiliated women who reported sexual assault, failed to gather basic evidence, and disregarded prostitutes' complaints, the Justice Department found.
Photographer Nigel Wilkinson, 43, invited men he met online to his Bristol house before sexually assaulting them A photographer who drugged and raped men after using Instagram to lure them to... modelling shoots has been jailed for more than 11 years. Nigel Wilkinson, 43, met his victims on the photo-sharing app before inviting them to his house in Bristol for photoshoots in his mock studio. But once the men were in his home, he would ply them with alcohol and drugs, including Rohypnol, and then attack them.
It is essential for Europeans to avoid falling into ISIL's trap, and instead reaffirm the humanistic roots of Europe.
The Yorkshire Ripper is expected to move out of Broadmoor psychiatric hospital and into a prison after medical experts ruled him sane, BBC News understands.
Of 40 children allergic to peanuts, nearly 80% were able to eat nuts after receiving oral immunotherapy, researchers say Immunotherapy has successfully treated babies with peanut allergy in a clinical... trial conducted by researchers in the United States. Of the 40 participants allergic to peanuts aged between nine and 36 months, nearly 80% incorporated foods containing peanuts into their diets after receiving peanut oral immunotherapy.
Politically correct sensibilities have led the authorities to turn a blind eye to electoral corruption in the UK, former minister Sir Eric Pickles suggests.
Several blasts have hit places popular with foreign tourists
Two women and a 12-year-old girl who died in the deadliest attack in Phoenix's first serial killer case in a decade were sitting in a car talking and listening to music when they were shot, according... to police reports released Thursday.
Police say Aaron Driver had contact with 15-year-old British boy sentenced for inciting terrorism over 2015 Melbourne Anzac day plot to behead policeman The Canadian terror suspect shot by police with... an explosive device in the back of a taxi, had been in contact with the British teenager convicted of inciting terrorism over the 2015 Anzac Day plot to behead a police officer in Melbourne, Canadian police say. Acting on a tip-off from the American FBI, Canadian police confronted 24-year-old Aaron Driver as he travelled in the back seat of a taxi in Strathroy, Ontario, on Wednesday afternoon.
His conviction in the high-profile case was overturned by a judge
A Florida mom who appeared in the reality TV show "I’m Pregnant and 55 Years Old" has been charged with manslaughter after leaving her 13-day-old daughter alone in a minivan with her 6-year-old... son — who authorities say beat the infant to death. The horror unfolded Monday when Kathleen Marie Steele, 62, who gave birth...
This would be a major overhaul of existing policy.
Venezuelans likely to flood checkpoints over weekend to buy food and medicine amid economic crisis, one year after border closed to crack down on smuggling Venezuela and Colombia have agreed to the... gradual reopening of their border one year after the Venezuelan government closed crossings to crack down on smuggling. The announcement came after presidents Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela and Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia met in the Venezuelan city of Puerto Ordaz.
John McDonnell blames the government for not having a plan but then Boris, Mike et al didn't bother to formulate one either The shadow chancellor, John McDonnell, is the latest politician to blame the... government for failing to adequately prepare for a leave vote in the referendum. Apart from the fact this criticism might carry rather more weight if Labour had bothered to raise this issue during the referendum campaign rather than after it - in all the rallies I attended, I don't remember Jeremy Corbyn or any other Labour politicians voicing any concerns about the Tories lack of post-Brexit planning - it rather lets the leave camp off the hook. Surely it was rather more incumbent on Boris, Mike et al to tell us just how they would effect the Brexit transition as they were the ones who were...
When Donald Trump vowed this week to make child care more accessible and affordable, it was just the second time during his White House campaign that he’s talked about an issue that affects... millions of working Americans with young children. The first came months ago in Iowa, when the eventual Republican nominee touted his own...
The UK's counter-terrorism strategy in schools requires a "proper assessment", an MP says, amid reports a teenager from east London has died in Syria.