- Science/Space and Astronomy
- 2018-08-13 20:12:43Z
Hopes were fading on Wednesday night of finding any more survivors in the tangled wreckage of the motorway bridge that collapsed in Genoa. Search and rescue operations continued even though fire fighters and police were not hearing any cries for help from within the mountains of smashed concrete slabs, twisted steel and crushed cars. "We are no longer hearing any audible signs of life, but we are not going to stop searching," Luciano Roncalli, a fire service officer, told the The Telegraph. "Due to the huge slabs of cement there is still a chance of surviving in a big void inside the rubble, so just because we cannot hear anything doesn't mean there is no hope." Richard Bordoni, a search...
PAYSON, Utah (AP) - A Utah man flew a small plane into his own house early Monday just hours after he had been arrested for assaulting his wife in a nearby canyon where the couple went to talk over their problems, authorities said.
Christine Hallquist tells the Guardian about running for governor: 'I tell people this isn't the hardest thing I ever did. Christine Hallquist, 62, former CEO of Vermont Electric Cooperative, is one of four Democrats seeking the party's nomination for Vermont governor in the 14 August primary election. If Christine Hallquist can win Tuesday's Democratic primary, and go on to run for Vermont governor, it will be the first time in history that Americans will be able to vote for a transgender woman for such a senior political role.
LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. (AP) - Aided by slightly cooler temperatures, firefighters made steady progress Sunday in battling a wildfire that destroyed 16 structures as it raged through Southern California's Cleveland National Forest.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday accused the United States of seeking to stab Turkey "in the back" over a diplomatic row sparked by the detention of an American pastor that has sent the lira into a tailspin. "You act on one side as a strategic partner but on the other you fire bullets into the foot of your strategic partner," Erdogan told a conference in the capital Ankara. "We are together in NATO and then you seek to stab your strategic partner in the back.
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A man arrested in a raid on a squalid compound in New Mexico was training children living there to carry out school shootings, prosecutors said Wednesday. Siraj Ibn Wahhaj, 40, was arrested along with four other people on Friday at the desert compound in Amalia, New Mexico, and has been charged with 11 counts of child abuse. Eleven children aged one to 15 were found living on the compound in filthy conditions, prosecutors said, with no clean water or electricity.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Brad Pitt said in court documents Wednesday that he has given estranged wife Angelina Jolie Pitt more than $1 million and lent her another $8 million since their separation two years ago, countering her assertion from a day earlier saying he has paid "no meaningful child support."
The Ford Mustang -- an iconic American symbol of cool -- reached a major milestone Wednesday as the 10 millionth vehicle rolled off an assembly line at a Detroit-area plant. Ford marked the occasion for the car, celebrated in American song and film and recognized the world over as a quintessentially American cultural export, with a big party and parade at the Michigan headquarters -- complete with a flyover from World War II-era P-51 Mustang fighter jets that are the car's namesake. It is a key moment for Ford, which is banking on the Mustang's wide appeal to help it grow global market share.
MOSCOW (AP) - U.S. Sen. Rand Paul has delivered a letter from President Donald Trump to Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Russian leader's spokesman said Wednesday.
New video shows missing Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts the day before she went missing.
The tidal wave of compassion and support for Demi Lovato in the wake of her
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - As Iranians awoke Tuesday to renewed U.S. sanctions that had been lifted by Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers, the question on everyone's mind remained: What happens now?
NEW YORK (AP) - The Latest on a New York City murder-suicide that left four people dead, including a 6-year-old boy (all times local):
WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump has once again threatened to shut down the
Iran has said that the US must return to the Iranian nuclear agreement before there is any possibility of direct talks as suggested by Donald Trump. The Iranian government was responding to a comment by Mr Trump on Monday that he would be prepared to sit down with Iranian leaders without preconditions "anytime they want". "Respecting the Iranian nation's rights, reducing hostilities and returning to the nuclear deal are steps that can be taken to pave the bumpy road of talks between Iran and America," said Hamid Aboutalebi, an advisor to Iranian president Hassan Rouhani. Iran's foreign ministry said a meeting was "definitely not" possible under the administration's...