Not Just Coal: Retail Jobs Fall Despite Lower Unemployment
A close look at labor statistics shows that retail jobs are falling, even as the national unemployment figure stays low.
Suicide Bomber Planning To Attack Mecca's Grand Mosque Blew Himself Up
Just days ahead of Eid Al-Fitr, Saudi Arabia law enforcement officials said a man who was planning to attack Mecca's Grand Mosque blew himself up after being surrounded by police.
Johnson: 'I Would Like to Delay' the Senate Healthcare Vote
Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) joins Meet the Press for an exclusive interview to explain why he isn't prepared to vote for the Senate's healthcare bill.
Strong earthquake injures 2, knocks off roof tiles in Japan
TOKYO (AP) ? A strong earthquake shook residents Sunday in a mountainous region of central Japan, injuring at least two people and knocking roof tiles off homes.
Banned Bahraini newspaper fires staff
A independent Bahraini newspaper has sacked its staff three weeks after Sunni-dominated authorities banned it on accusations that it "sows division" in the Shiite-majority Gulf kingdom. "We regret to inform you that the board of directors... has decided to terminate the employment contracts with the employees," board chairman Adel al-Maskati wrote in English in a message addressed to "all staff" on Saturday. The information ministry banned Al-Wasat in early June "until further notice" for its "violation of the law and repeatedly publishing information that sows division in society and affects Bahrain's relations with other states," said BNA state news agency.
Barack Obama received 'intelligence bombshell' on Russian hacking plans, investigators report
Barack Obama received an ?intelligence bombshell? from the CIA to warn him of a hacking campaign led by Vladimir Putin to help Donald Trump win the US election, it has been reported. The Russian president had given specific instructions on the operation?s objectives to defeat Democratic candidate Hilary Clinton, and help get her opponent elected, the Washington Post revealed in a special report. Citing interviews with current and former senior US officials, the newspaper detailed how the Obama administration allegedly considered retaliating against Putin by releasing intelligence on him, and planting ?cyber weapons? in Russia?s infrastructure to destroy its economy.
Martin Shkreli Goes To Trial
'The Most Hated Person' set to stand trial for security fraud.
Hot Car Deaths up As Extreme Heat Sweeps Country
Nationwide, hot car deaths are up and there?s a push for new legislation in Congress that would require all passenger motor vehicles to be equipped with a child safety alert system.
Panda mania hits Germany as China's cuddly envoys arrive
Germany was bracing for panda mania as furry ambassadors arrive from China on Saturday, destined for a new life as stars of Berlin's premier zoo. The pair, named Meng Meng and Jiao Qing, will be jetting in on a special Lufthansa cargo plane, accompanied by two Chinese panda specialists, the Berlin Zoo's chief vet and a tonne of bamboo. Berlin's mayor, China's ambassador to Germany and a gaggle of journalists will greet the VIPs as LH8415 pulls to a stop on the tarmac of Schoenefeld airport.
Deadly landslide in southwestern China
Fears grew for 141 people missing in China after a landslide buried their mountain village in southwestern Sichuan province on Saturday, with reports that only three survivors had been pulled out of the mud and rock hours after the calamity struck. The landslide swept over 46 homes as dawn broke at around 6 a.m. in Xinmo village in Maoxian county, a remote mountainous area of north Sichuan close to the region of Tibet, according to the official Xinhua state news agency. President Xi Jinping urged on the rescue effort, but state broadcaster CCTV reported that by midday the only people rescued were a couple and their two-month-old baby.