State Department Suspends Visa Operations In Russia

The U.S. Embassy in Moscow . Non-immigrant visas are issued to travelers who want to visit the USA temporarily, as opposed to applying for permanent residency in the country. consulates outside Moscow and will have to travel to the Russian capital instead. In written comments to the Moscow Times, the International Visa Center said the announcement meant the outcomes of 19 applications were now up in the air.

Prosecutors: Chicago slaying was part of sexual fantasy

The suspects handed themselves in separately eight days later in California, after being subjects of a nationwide manhunt , during which they had travelled across the country in a rental vehicle, police said. Warren came to the apartment, and Lathem entered the bedroom where Cornell-Duranleau was sleeping while Warren stood in the doorway. "What I can tell you is it was not domestic in nature, like a husband-wife or boyfriend-boyfriend or a love triangle", Deenihan said Sunday.

No Change in Arkansas' 3.4 Percent Unemployment Rate

California's unemployment rate in July was 4.8 percent while the national unemployment rate was 4.3 percent. The numbers indicate that around 26,800 private sector jobs have made their way to IN in the previous year, 2,000 of those coming IN July alone.

Six officers shot in two states Friday night

While the condition of one of the officers was stable, the other one was said to be critical, reports said . "Officer Howard and Officer Baxter were shot when they responded to a call..." "It appeared as though they were astounded", O'Dell said.

German Writer Detained in Spain at Turkish Request

Disputes between Berlin and Ankara prompted Germany to move their military aircraft and roughly 250 troops from Turkey's Incirlik airbase to Jordan in July. But they have been in broad agreement on the policy regarding Turkey within the country's grand coalition. " Erdogan's interference in Germany's electoral campaign shows that he wants to incite people in Germany against each other ", he told the RedaktionsNetzwerk media group, as quoted by AFP.

Knife Attack in Turku, Finland

Police said at a press conference that in addition to the main suspect, four other men have been arrested and an global search warrant has been issued for another suspect. This is a breaking news story and is being updated with more information as we get it. Turku is in Finland's southwest and lies around 140 kilometers (around 85 miles) west of the capital, Helsinki .

Precautions like cameras installed on Boston Common taken ahead of FreeSpeech rally

Since the rally is scheduled to be over in the afternoon, Sabathia is hopeful it ends before he heads to Fenway Park on the team bus, but he naturally is concerned about being so close to potential violence after a auto rammed into counterprotesters last week in Virginia, killing a woman.

Sierra Leone mudslides death toll now above 400, says UN

The IFRC appeal seeks a little over 4.6 million Swiss francs to help 4,600 people in the aftermath of the disaster and to support their long-term recovery needs. "We pray that God will rest the souls of the departed in peace; that he will comfort the bereaved; and that he will grant the people of Sierra Leone the strength they will need to get through this hard time", Kenyatta said.

Trump praises North Korea's Kim for 'wise' decision on Guam

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and their Japanese counterparts agreed at a meeting in Washington on Thursday to work more closely on North Korea . A SEAD campaign uses air strikes, artillery, missiles, or all the options , to destroy an enemy's anti-aircraft defences. The United States has been hoping China can press the North to rein in its weapons programs, something the top US general reiterated in talks in Beijing this week.

Calls for resignation of Missouri state Senator who hoped for Trump's assassination

Maria Chappelle-Nadal to be expelled from the legislature after saying she hopes President Trump is assassinated. "We hope Sen. Chappelle-Nadal realizes the seriousness of her statements, takes responsibility for her words, and resigns on her own accord", said Senate President Pro Tem Ron Richard, R-Joplin.

Probe treatment given to Jayalalithaa since 2011: OPS faction

The commission of inquiry will be set up and headed by a retired judge of the Madras high court. Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's niece, Deepa Jayakumar, on Thursday challenged Chief Minister E Palaniswami's decision to convert Poes Garden residence into memorial.

Labour and Labor collusion over Barnaby Joyce grows

New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English said he accepted the Australian reaction, and he took the opportunity to give the Labour Party a ticking-off for getting mixed up in Australian politics. However, Mr Joyce is refusing to stand down, saying the Government's lawyers were of the "firm view" that the High Court would not disqualify him because his New Zealand citizenship had been conferred on him without his knowledge.

Craig Confirms One Last Go as 007

It's official: Daniel Craig is playing James Bond again . " I just want to go out on a high note and I can't wait ", Craig added. That was his explanation to Stephen Colbert on " The Late Show " on Tuesday night when he finally confirmed once and for all that he will play 007 a fifth time.

Assam flood situation remains grim; 10 more dead

Arunachal Pradesh is facing massive landslide due to heavy rain Parts of Anjaw, East Siang, Namsai, Papum Pare, East Kameng and West Siang districts were affected. Previously on 16 August, the Deputy Chief minister Sushil Modi said that the National Disaster Response Force and the Army is active on war footing to combat the natural calamity which the state is facing.

Update on weather system over the Lesser Antilles

A low pressure system near the Caribbean Sea could become a tropical depression later Thursday (Aug. 17), according to the National Hurricane Center . How many tropical disturbances can there be at one time in the Atlantic basin? Next three names on the list of names are Harvey, Irma, and Jose. "Nothing severe is expected but given this August so far, it's just a bit disappointing, since the kids have broken up, it's turned a bit more unsettled".

Russian Foreign Ministry hopes Iran will not quit nuclear deal

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday he hoped that Iran would not quit the agreement Iran reached in 2015 with world powers to curb Tehran's nuclear work in return for the lifting of most sanctions . "The US policy of indiscriminate sanctions and pressure on third countries will make no good and contribute to emerging of new areas of tension ..." Speaking after adoption of the package, Speaker of the Iranian parliament Ali Larijani said the Americans should know that ...

After stone pelting in Ladakh, India-China to hold flag meet

China has also said that it was not aware of reports of PLA soldiers entering Indian territory along the banks of the Pangong Lake in Ladakh. After being stopped, the Chinese side began pelting stones, to which the Indian side responded in the same fashion.

CIA Director Pompeo Says No 'Imminent' Threat of Nuclear War

In response to American officials stating that nuclear war with North Korea would never happen, Pyongyang said on Monday that any war would "only be turned into a nuclear war". "During the visit, Gen. Dunford will meet with senior U.S. and Republic of Korea military and civilian leaders", a defence department statement said.

Top US military official arrives in South Korea

The trip has been long scheduled and was not arranged in response to the North Korean nuclear threat. "I am certain the United States will respond to the current situation calmly and responsibly in a stance that is equal to ours", he said.

Omarosa Ditches Black Journalists Panel After "Aggressive" Questioning

The director of communications for the White House Office of Public Liaison was a late addition to the Friday afternoon panel at the National Association of Black Journalists convention in New Orleans. The argument erupted when Gordon, who was moderating the panel, repeatedly trashed President Trump and got snarky with Manigault. "Because if you're not on the table, you're on the menu", she said .

Filmmaker stunned as migrants dropped in Spanish enclave on jet ski

The coastguard said they were on a rickety boat off the southern town of Tarifa, in Cádiz province, where a boat full of migrants landed at a popular tourist beach on Wednesday, stunning tourists. But with the dangers faced, some may be deciding to go up along the coast instead. In Libya there "appears to be a very deliberate strategy to put people out there, in overloaded boats that begin to take on water nearly immediately and then it's a race to see how quickly the people on the boat can ...

Eric Bolling Suing HuffPo Journalist Over Lewd Photo Allegation

According to the summons, Bolling has accused Ali of injuring his reputation through "the intentional and/or highly reckless publication of actionable false and misleading statements about [his] conduct and character". Bolling was a former commodities trader who worked as an on-air personality for CNBC before joining Fox Business when it launched in 2007. 21st Century Fox says it has made sweeping changes to its human resources practices as a result of the Ailes scandal.

Charges Likely for Driver of Van Where Boy Died

When the van arrived at the destination, Myles never got out and spent the remainder of the day in the unused vehicle. The driver of the van, who has not been identified by police, said she didn't realize Myles, who would have turned 4 later this month, was still in the vehicle after picking him and other children up for delivery to another daycare location.

Three Palestinians wounded in Israeli shelling on Gaza

In response to the rocket that was sacked toward Ashkelon Tuesday night and landed in the Hof Ashkelon Regional Council, the IDF attacked two Hamas terror targets in northern Gaza. Israel has repeatedly said it holds Hamas, which controls Gaza, responsible for the firing and often retaliates by attacking Hamas positions. Several hours later, an "Israeli Air Force aircraft targeted two Hamas posts in the northern Gaza Strip", the spokesperson said.

United States acting like a 'naughty, spoiled child' over North Korea: Russian minister

Washington cites the conflict as a key obstacle to improved relations between Russian Federation and the United States . "We will, of course, intensify work related to import substitution, reduction of dependence on USA payment systems, on the dollar as a settling currency and so on".

Netanyahu's former aide to testify in bribery case

The evening also saw a few hundred supporters of Netanyahu's Likud Party launch a counter-protest in the prime minister's defense, necessitating the deployment of dozens of police officers to maintain order between the opposing sides. Germany postponed the submarine deal due to the investigation. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu must disclose the dates and lengths of the phone conversations he had with billionaire American Sheldon Adelson , publisher of the pro-Netanyahu daily newspaper ...

Chinese tourists detained in Berlin for Nazi salute outside German parliament

Many accused the two of lacking basic knowledge of history about the Nazis and Hitler. The tourists were performing the "Heil Hitler" Nazi salute and taking photos of themselves outside the Reichstag in Berlin , where Germany's parliament convenes.

Powerball winning numbers: No victor as jackpot grows to $307 million

Illinois residents, 18 and older, can purchase Mega Millions and all of the Illinois Lottery's draw-based game tickets by using the Illinois Lottery's mobile app. The roll-up to Saturday night's Powerball drawing began June 14 and has since rolled 15 times without a top-prize victor. Drawings are televised live at 10:59 p.m.

Attack on Rahul convoy attack on democracy: Ajay Maken

Meanwhile, Gujarat Congress workers continued to protest outside the BJP headquarters in the state against the attack . Police today arrested one Jayesh Darji, a BJP youth wing member, in this connection. While terming the incident as highly condemnable and against ethos democracy in the country, he said culture of violence being encouraged against opponents is risky for democracy and the Congress workers would fight against such policies and philosophy with backing of BJP in the Country.

Bank of England cuts its growth forecasts for the UK

Good news for Buy to Let mortgage borrowers, but the reasons are less good for the economy. Wage growth was also revised down by the bank. Sterling - supported recently on hopes of an interest rate rise - fell back against the dollar in the wake of the Bank's remarks, by nearly a cent, to $1.3160.