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'Fatalities' reported after two small planes collide over California airport
# Watsonville
# Watsonville

'Fatalities' reported after two small planes collide over California airport

11 hours ago 13,287 Views 4 Comments

The planes collided while the pilots were on their final approaches to the small airport.

# us - Friday 12 August, 2022

FBI recovered 'top secret' documents during search of Donald Trump's Florida home
# US Justice Department
# US Justice Department

FBI recovered 'top secret' documents during search of Donald Trump's Florida home

Aug 12th 2022, 9:45 PM 36,209 Views 56 Comments

Documents made public today show the search was partly based on suspicions of violations of the US Espionage Act.

Suspect who tried to breach FBI office in US city dies in stand-off
# Cincinnati
# Cincinnati

Suspect who tried to breach FBI office in US city dies in stand-off

Aug 12th 2022, 8:29 AM 18,770 Views 7 Comments

The FBI warned agents to take extra precautions amid increased social media threats to its employees and facilities.

US attorney general requests that warrant for raid on Trump's home be made public
# Trump
# Trump

US attorney general requests that warrant for raid on Trump's home be made public

Aug 12th 2022, 6:42 AM 17,024 Views 20 Comments

Merrick Garland did not reveal the reason for the unprecedented search of Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate.

# us - Thursday 11 August, 2022

Ex-police officer who stormed US Capitol sentenced to over seven years in prison
# 6 January
# 6 January

Ex-police officer who stormed US Capitol sentenced to over seven years in prison

Aug 11th 2022, 10:34 PM 21,376 Views 16 Comments

Former Rocky Mount Police Sgt Thomas Robertson did not speak in court before US District Judge Christopher Cooper sentenced him.

US Attorney General 'personally approved' FBI search of Donald Trump's Florida home
# US
# US

US Attorney General 'personally approved' FBI search of Donald Trump's Florida home

Aug 11th 2022, 9:18 PM 18,624 Views 21 Comments

Merrick Garland has asked a court to unseal the search warrant the FBI received before searching the Mar-a-Lago estate.

# us - Wednesday 10 August, 2022

Donald Trump declines to answer questions in New York fraud probe
# Manhattan
# Manhattan

Donald Trump declines to answer questions in New York fraud probe

Aug 10th 2022, 9:06 PM 68,985 Views 85 Comments

The hearing comes days after FBI agents raided the former US president’s home in Florida as part of an unrelated investigation.

Iranian operative charged in plot to murder Trump security adviser John Bolton
# US
# US

Iranian operative charged in plot to murder Trump security adviser John Bolton

Aug 10th 2022, 4:56 PM 11,439 Views 1 Comment

Shahram Poursafi, identified by US officials as a member of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, is wanted by the FBI.

# us - Tuesday 9 August, 2022

Grand jury declines to indict woman whose accusation set off 1955 lynching of Emmett Till
# Mississippi
# Mississippi

Grand jury declines to indict woman whose accusation set off 1955 lynching of Emmett Till

Aug 9th 2022, 11:07 PM 28,859 Views 0 Comments

The jury determined there was insufficient evidence to indict Carolyn Bryant Donham on charges of kidnapping and manslaughter.

Mar-a-Lago investigation: What we know so far
# Trump
# Trump

Mar-a-Lago investigation: What we know so far

Aug 9th 2022, 5:13 PM 18,365 Views 0 Comments

The FBI searched the premises yesterday.

Anne Heche in a coma after LA car crash, representative confirms
# Anne Heche
# Anne Heche

Anne Heche in a coma after LA car crash, representative confirms

Aug 9th 2022, 9:48 AM 53,639 Views 8 Comments

The 53-year-old was taken to hospital following the incident on Friday morning.

Trump says his Florida home has been 'raided' by the FBI
# Donald Trump
# Donald Trump

Trump says his Florida home has been 'raided' by the FBI

Updated Aug 9th 2022, 9:09 AM 53,309 Views 104 Comments

The FBI declined to comment on whether the search was happening or what it might be for.

# us - Monday 8 August, 2022

Man who shot jogger Ahmaud Arbery given life sentence for hate crime
# Georgia
# Georgia

Man who shot jogger Ahmaud Arbery given life sentence for hate crime

Aug 8th 2022, 4:59 PM 27,749 Views 0 Comments

Travis McMichael’s punishment is largely symbolic as he had already been sentenced to life without parole for murder earlier this year.

# us - Sunday 7 August, 2022

China's largest-ever Taiwan military drills draw to a close
# Nancy Pelosi
# Nancy Pelosi

China's largest-ever Taiwan military drills draw to a close

Aug 7th 2022, 11:44 AM 11,025 Views 17 Comments

Beijing has raged at a trip to Taiwan by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

# us - Saturday 6 August, 2022

Receding floodwater lets police evacuate people trapped in US Death Valley
# California
# California

Receding floodwater lets police evacuate people trapped in US Death Valley

Updated Aug 6th 2022, 7:43 PM 40,259 Views 27 Comments

It nearly equaled the record for rainfall in a single day in the valley.

US President Biden tests negative after second bout of Covid-19
# Joe Biden
# Joe Biden

US President Biden tests negative after second bout of Covid-19

Aug 6th 2022, 7:38 PM 9,698 Views 4 Comments

Biden’s physician Kevin O’Connor said his antigen test this morning was negative.

White House calls Indiana abortion ban 'devastating'
# Abortion
# Abortion

White House calls Indiana abortion ban 'devastating'

Updated Aug 6th 2022, 5:42 PM 28,176 Views 26 Comments

The ban takes effect on September 15.

# us - Friday 5 August, 2022

Alex Jones ordered to pay $49.3 million in damages over Sandy Hook hoax claims
# Sandy Hook Shooting
# Sandy Hook Shooting

Alex Jones ordered to pay $49.3 million in damages over Sandy Hook hoax claims

Aug 5th 2022, 11:18 PM 35,171 Views 0 Comments

The conspiracy theorist must pay the money to the parents of a pupil killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings.

Elon Musk accuses Twitter of fraud in countersuit over abandoned $44 billion takeover
# Elon Musk
# Elon Musk

Elon Musk accuses Twitter of fraud in countersuit over abandoned $44 billion takeover

Aug 5th 2022, 7:00 PM 11,650 Views 4 Comments

In its own filing, Twitter rejected the billionaire’s argument, calling it “as implausible and contrary to fact as it sounds.”

Two killed following lightning strike near the White House
# US
# US

Two killed following lightning strike near the White House

Aug 5th 2022, 3:57 PM 16,974 Views 4 Comments

Police said two others remain in a critical condition in hospital following the strike.

# us - Thursday 4 August, 2022

Alex Jones ordered to pay Sandy Hook parents more than $4 million over hoax claims
# Sandy Hook Shooting
# Sandy Hook Shooting

Alex Jones ordered to pay Sandy Hook parents more than $4 million over hoax claims

Aug 4th 2022, 10:56 PM 33,560 Views 0 Comments

The parents had sought at least $150 million in compensation for defamation and intentional infliction of emotional distress.

# us - Wednesday 3 August, 2022

27 Chinese warplanes enter Taiwan's air defence zone following Pelosi visit, Taipei says
# Taiwan
# Taiwan

27 Chinese warplanes enter Taiwan's air defence zone following Pelosi visit, Taipei says

Updated Aug 3rd 2022, 3:28 PM 30,302 Views 30 Comments

China is gearing up for military exercises dangerously close to the island’s shores in retaliation for the visit.

# us - Tuesday 2 August, 2022

Pelosi arrives in Taiwan in spite of China warnings that US will 'pay the price' for visit
# Us China Relations
# Us China Relations

Pelosi arrives in Taiwan in spite of China warnings that US will 'pay the price' for visit

Updated Aug 2nd 2022, 10:55 PM 82,629 Views 102 Comments

The Democrat’s trip to Taipei is the highest-profile visit by an elected US official in 25 years.

US Justice Department sues Idaho over near-total abortion ban set to take effect this month
# Roe V Wade
# Roe V Wade

US Justice Department sues Idaho over near-total abortion ban set to take effect this month

Aug 2nd 2022, 9:19 PM 11,102 Views 5 Comments

It is the Biden administration’s first litigation since the US Supreme Court overturned the 1973 Roe V Wade ruling in June.

Joe Biden confirms death of Al-Qaeda leader al-Zawahri in US drone strike
# 9/11
# 9/11

Joe Biden confirms death of Al-Qaeda leader al-Zawahri in US drone strike

Aug 2nd 2022, 7:22 AM 28,760 Views 21 Comments

The US president said that US intelligence officials tracked al-Zawahri to a home in downtown Kabul where he was hiding out with his family.

# us - Sunday 31 July, 2022

Wildfires in western US grow in size amid hot and windy conditions
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

Wildfires in western US grow in size amid hot and windy conditions

Jul 31st 2022, 10:55 AM 14,524 Views 1 Comment

A fire in California burned down at least a dozen homes and wildlife was seen fleeing the area to avoid the flames.

# us - Friday 29 July, 2022

Biden warned by Xi not to 'play with fire' in Taiwan during tense call
# China
# China

Biden warned by Xi not to 'play with fire' in Taiwan during tense call

Jul 29th 2022, 6:29 AM 19,170 Views 24 Comments

The leaders of China and US agreed to hold their first in-person summit.

# us - Tuesday 26 July, 2022

US against opening probe on death of journalist and US citizen Shireen Abu Akleh
# Palestine
# Palestine

US against opening probe on death of journalist and US citizen Shireen Abu Akleh

Jul 26th 2022, 10:54 PM 15,108 Views 7 Comments

Israel initially said that Palestinian fire could have killed Abu Akleh, before backtracking.

# us - Monday 25 July, 2022

Parents and six-year-old daughter shot dead in tent at US park
# US
# US

Parents and six-year-old daughter shot dead in tent at US park

Jul 25th 2022, 10:01 AM 57,878 Views 0 Comments

The family’s nine-year-old son survived the shooting.

# us - Saturday 23 July, 2022

Emergency action planned to save giant sequoia trees from wildfires
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

Emergency action planned to save giant sequoia trees from wildfires

Jul 23rd 2022, 12:01 PM 14,809 Views 9 Comments

The world’s largest trees are facing an increased risk of fire.

# us - Friday 22 July, 2022

Japan warns of rising global tension in wake of Russia-China military ties
# Global Relations
# Global Relations

Japan warns of rising global tension in wake of Russia-China military ties

Jul 22nd 2022, 2:12 PM 20,518 Views 23 Comments

The report calls Russia’s war on Ukraine a “serious violation of international law”.

# us - Wednesday 20 July, 2022

US House passes bill to protect same-sex marriage from Supreme Court
# DC
# DC

US House passes bill to protect same-sex marriage from Supreme Court

Jul 20th 2022, 7:45 AM 15,158 Views 15 Comments

47 Republican lawmakers joined Democrats in voting for the bill.

# us - Saturday 16 July, 2022

O’Neill to brief US politicians in Washington on need to restore Stormont
# Powersharing
# Powersharing

O’Neill to brief US politicians in Washington on need to restore Stormont

Jul 16th 2022, 5:53 PM 16,601 Views 21 Comments

The Sinn Fein vice president will travel to the US on Monday for a series of meetings with Congressional members and Irish American leaders.

Ivana Trump died of accidental 'blunt impact injuries', says medical examiner
# New York
# New York

Ivana Trump died of accidental 'blunt impact injuries', says medical examiner

Jul 16th 2022, 12:10 PM 69,100 Views 15 Comments

The 73-year-old’s death was announced on Thursday.

# us - Thursday 14 July, 2022

Biden will use 'all' American power to stop Iran acquiring nuclear weapons
# Middle East
# Middle East

Biden will use 'all' American power to stop Iran acquiring nuclear weapons

Updated Jul 14th 2022, 4:09 PM 12,105 Views 47 Comments

Israel is staunchly opposed to a nuclear deal Tehran signed with world powers in 2015.

# us - Wednesday 13 July, 2022

Joe Biden lands in Israel on first Middle East tour as US president
# Middle East
# Middle East

Joe Biden lands in Israel on first Middle East tour as US president

Jul 13th 2022, 1:59 PM 4,889 Views 12 Comments

Biden will hold talks with Israeli leaders for two days before meeting Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in the occupied West Bank.

# us - Tuesday 12 July, 2022

Pregnant driver fined under carpool rules argues foetus is passenger following Roe v Wade ruling
# Texas
# Texas

Pregnant driver fined under carpool rules argues foetus is passenger following Roe v Wade ruling

Jul 12th 2022, 8:06 AM 62,492 Views 48 Comments

She was driving in a lane reserved for vehicles carrying at least two people.

# us - Monday 11 July, 2022

Pharma company seeks to make its birth control over-the-counter in US
# Roe V Wade
# Roe V Wade

Pharma company seeks to make its birth control over-the-counter in US

Jul 11th 2022, 5:28 PM 15,999 Views 23 Comments

If approved, this “historic” application would reduce barriers to contraception across America.

# us - Friday 8 July, 2022

Joe Biden says US Supreme Court is 'out of control' before signing order on abortion access
# Abortion Rights
# Abortion Rights

Joe Biden says US Supreme Court is 'out of control' before signing order on abortion access

Jul 8th 2022, 7:05 PM 28,075 Views 24 Comments

The US President said the fastest way to restore the Roe V Wade ruling is “to pass a national law” codifying it.

# us - Thursday 7 July, 2022

Ghislaine Maxwell appeals against sex trafficking conviction and sentence
# US
# US

Ghislaine Maxwell appeals against sex trafficking conviction and sentence

Jul 7th 2022, 7:53 PM 12,030 Views 0 Comments

The 60-year-old was sentenced to 20 years in prison last month.

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