Young child found clinging to drowned mother

A toddler is in stable condition in Texas after she was found clinging to her drowned mother's body in a flooded canal during Tropical Storm Harvey . "They were in the water for quite some time", she said. Earlier in the week this image of a SWAT officer carrying a mother and her sleeping baby to safety went viral.

Princess Diana remembered: 'I left flowers in 1997'

It is a more muted affair than in 1997, when a sea of flowers formed outside the gates after Diana's death. "The engagement will allow the Princes to pay tribute to the life and work of their mother the day before the twentieth anniversary of her death", an earlier statement from Kensington Palace said.

Merkel demands release of Germans unduly imprisoned in Turkey

As the election campaign heats up, and refugee integration and security concerns boost the far-right AfD in her native eastern Germany , Dr Merkel dismissed the party as "racist" for launching a broadside against her Turkish-German integration minister.

Erdogan guards face three new indictments over Washington DC brawl

Eleven people were hurt in what Washington's police chief described as a brutal attack on peaceful protesters outside the Turkish ambassador's residence during Erdogan's visit. American officials strongly criticised Turkey's government and Erdogan's security forces for the violence; the State Department summoned Turkey's U.S.

U.S. conducts missile intercept test amid heightened tensions with North Korea

Tensions between the U.S. and North Korea have been rising in recent months over Pyongyang's development of its nuclear programme. "We are working closely with the fleet to develop this important new capability, and this was a key milestone in giving our Aegis BMD ships an enhanced capability to defeat ballistic missiles in their terminal phase", Lt.

Sachin, Sehwag Lead Congratulations After Bangladesh Score First Test Win Over Australia

Special effort to beat Australia . "Obviously a great feeling, beating Australia ", he said at the presentation ceremony. "He was brilliant. We have been consistent in home conditions". Australia's fast bowling options were dealt a further blow on Tuesday following a side-strain injury to Josh Hazlewood , but Pat Cummins is confident Jackson Bird is ready to step in.

United Nations chief Guterres meets Israel's Netanyahu in Jerusalem, pledges to fight anti-Semitism

Speaking ahead of the meeting with Guterres, Netanyahu accused Iran of using Syria as a "base of military entrenchment as part of its declared goal to eradicate Israel". Earlier on Monday, Guterres visited a Holocaust Museum and met with the Israeli president, Reuven Rivlin , saying that calls for the annihilation on the Jewish state were a " form of modern anti-Semitism ".

National Weather Service Issues Excessive Heat Warning for East Bay

In most areas, the warning goes into effect at 10 a.m. Sunday and will remain in effect through 10 p.m. Wednesday. Temperatures will continue to climb throughout San Diego County as a heat advisory goes into effect today. Beaches will be under a similar advisory from Monday morning through Tuesday evening. This weekend's weather is expected to exacerbate wildfires burning across Oregon, National Weather Service meteorologist Laurel McCoy said.

Two additional lawsuits challenge Trump's transgender military ban

The lawsuit was filed just days after Trump formally ordered the Pentagon to ban the recruitment of openly transgender people and to determine whether those already serving should be allowed to remain. In a statement on Monday, the White House said: "We do not comment on active or pending litigation". The petitioner includes Staff Sgt. Catherine Schmid, a 33-year-old woman, who is now serving in Joint Base Lewis-McChord who has applied to become an Army warrant officer.

Tropical storm watch issued for NC coast

The hurricane center said tropical storm watches could be needed for parts of the Carolinas later today. Right now Harvey has weakened to a tropical storm and will continue to weaken while it is over land. "The main impacts for the beaches will be heavy rainfall , which will add up to 3" to 6". That would result in gusty northeast winds , high surf, rip currents and possible coastal flooding from Georgia to the mid-Atlantic.

Woman injured in attacks in Spanish region of Catalonia Dies

The first rank of the event had already been reserved for those who, from the first minute, were occupied victims: police officers, firefighters, taxi drivers, people and shopping of las Ramblas. Still, some citizens whistled their displeasure as authorities passed by and held banners criticizing the king's role in promoting military exports to Saudi Arabia .

United States calls talk with Abbas 'productive'

If one were to read only the diplo-speak through which the Trump Administration Mideast peace envoys summarized their just-concluded trip to Jerusalem and Ramallah , it would be apparent that there was little of note to report. The current administration has broken from the norm accepted by its predecessors, as they have spoken over and over of the two-state solution and the need for Israeli land concessions.

Kushner promises to present peace plan within four months

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas also struck a positive tone in public comments a day earlier, after meeting in Ramallah with Kushner, Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt and deputy national security adviser Dina Powell. Kushner said on Thursday that "President Trump is very optimistic and hopes for a better future for the Palestinian people and the Israeli people".

$758.7 million Powerball jackpot victor makes one mistake

The lottery did not say how the error was made. The jackpot is the largest ever won with a single ticket and the second-largest United States lottery prize, dwarfed by a $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot won by three people in early 2016. Lottery officials apologized for initially reporting the ticket had been bought in Watertown. To win, players need to have paid $2 for a ticket and either have chosen numbers or opted to let a computer make a random choice.

Hurricane Harvey leaves logjam of cargo, cruise ships at Galveston port

Luis Perez watches waves crash again a jetty in Galveston, Texas as Hurricane Harvey intensifies in the Gulf of Mexico Friday, Aug. 25, 2017. The Carnival Breeze ship still remains in Cozumel, Mexico, and will return to Galveston on Sunday, while the Royal Caribbean's Liberty of Seas cruise ship left Cozumel on Friday and is scheduled to reach Galveston on Sunday.

At Least 71 Killed in Myanmar's Rakhine State

The office of the nation's leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on its Facebook page that the attacks were meant to coincide with the release of Annan's report. On Wednesday, a commission headed by former United Nations chief Kofi Annan urged Myanmar government to give citizenship to Rohingya Muslims, a persecuted Muslim minority.

Amnesty slams coalition's use of unguided missiles in Raqqa

Amnesty said civilians in Raqqa now face an even greater risk to their lives as the fighting has reached the final stages. Scrocca said in comments emailed to The Associated Press that IS militants had years to prepare Raqqa's defense, making a house-to-house, street-by-street battle, as well as civilian casualties, inevitable.

OFAC Seemingly Against Apple's Anti-Iran Bias

For the last few weeks, Apple has been removing Iranian food delivery and shopping apps, and on Thursday, it removed Snapp, an Uber-like ride hailing app that is popular in Iran . His app was among those removed during the purge. The U.S. has levied a host of sanctions against Iran due to its nuclear weapons program. Jahromi tweeted: '11% of Iran's mobile phone market share is owned by Apple.

Ex-Thailand PM Yingluck Shinawatra 'fled country' ahead of court verdict

A second source also said she had gone, without giving details of her current whereabouts. Her lawyers told the court at 09:37 local time that Yingluck is presently unwell and could not attend the hearing. He said he had no idea whether she was still in the country or had already left. Acquitting her, though, would have been equally unacceptable to her hard-line opponents, many of them very influential.

Increase in Northern Ireland pupils achieving top grades

Pictured are Eleanor Havershon, Lucy Ramsay, and Emma Arguile. "The percentage of students achieving the new top grade of a 9 in English is 3.1 per cent - above the national of 2.6 per cent". A total of 11 students gained grade 9 in English qualifications and the number for maths was also 11. Out of the 25 subjects studied half achieved 90 per cent or more A*-C grades, with notable achievements of 100 per cent in biology, Spanish and photography, and 94 per cent in PE, chemistry and ...

More Serious Charges Sought in Death of Kim Wall, Swedish Journalist

Police spokesman Jens Moller added: "There was also some metal attached to the body, allegedly also to make sure the body would sink to the bottom". The Nautilus sunk shortly after Madsen's meeting with Wall , and investigators believe it was done deliberately by the submarine's owner in an attempt to disguise evidence of Wall's death.

DOJ drops request for info on anti-Trump site visitors

EFF senior staff attorney Mark Rumol told Gizmodo that he expected the agency to narrow down the scope of its warrant from the start. The DoJ now says it only wants information pertaining to those involved in any kind of criminal activity and so has modified the warrant.

What To Do With Your Solar Eclipse Glasses Now That It's Over

If you'd like to donate your Eclipse glasses, bring them to Townsquare Media in Casper. That means, if you're careful, they can be good to go by the next time a total solar eclipse drifts over America on April 8, 2024 . Astronomers Without Borders will be collecting them so that school children can view future eclipses. The organization's members will have more details soon.

SC couple names their baby 'Eclipse'

She was born at 8.04 am at Greenville Memorial Hospital. Other babies [VIDEO ] born during or close to the total eclipse include Lena Ray who was the first of seven babies born on Monday at Shawnee Mission Medical Center in Merriam, Kansas.

Feds Bust Man for Plotting to Bomb Confederate Statue

During the arrest, the ranger asked Schneck "whether he wanted to harm the Dowling statue.[He] replied that he did not 'like that guy'". HMTD is peroxide that is commonly used by suicide bombers and terrorists as a powerful explosive, according to the American Chemical Society .

Trump Looks for Reset with Arizona Rally Tuesday

And that, said Scarpinato, means the governor being somewhere other than the Phoenix Convention Center. Rumors have been swirling ahead of Trump's visit that he may pardon former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio , who was found guilty of criminal contempt of court in July .

CCTV shows Sasikala entering jail in non-prison clothes

The footage shows Sasikala and her sister-in-law Ilavarasi carrying bags and apparently entering the Parapanna Agrahara Central Prison, where Sasikala is serving a sentence in the disproportionate assets case, after a guard opens one of the gates.

Korean troops start drills amid N. Korea standoff

South Korean army soldiers hold their weapons during an anti-terror exercise carried out as part of Ulchi Freedom Guardian exercise in 2010 What is the USA and South Korea Ulchi-Freedom Guardian 10-day military drill? "The Trump group's declaration of the reckless nuclear war exercises against North Korea ...

FORECAST: Dry skies to stick around for Great American Eclipse

The end of the eclipse will be around 2:38 PM. Tonight's storm system will be a quick-mover too. It will fall back into the lower 80s, with much lower humidity by next weekend. However, a few breaks in the clouds can not be ruled out. The overnight lows will be in the upper 70's and near 80 along the coast with inland spots in the middle 70's.

Eight people wounded in knife attack in Russian Federation

Although Russian authorities initially reported that eight people were injured in the attack , the number has since been revised to seven, according to Russian state media. Two have been discharged. The report said one woman was stabbed while standing at an ATM. "A man was running along the main street stabbing people", the TASS news agency said.