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Joe Kennedy: Trump 'targeting the laws that protect us'

Maxine Waters will speak as part of a program on BET . He said he was bringing her as he wanted Trump to know that "love Trumps hate". Democratic Rep. He has rarely made headlines, barring a viral speech denouncing Republican efforts to repeal...

Top Russian spies met with Pompeo when they traveled to US

The head of Russia's foreign spy service reportedly traveled to the US earlier this month and met with top Trump administration intelligence officials, despite being on a USA sanctions blacklist. Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer demanded that the...

USA sanctions Hamas chief, adds him to terror list

The Trump administration on Wednesday named Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh a specially designated global terrorist. Hamas, which has controlled the Gaza Strip since 2007, has been on Washington's list of Foreign Terrorist Organizations since 1997....

Classified Australian files 'accidentally sold'

While Australians have been amused by the manner in which the documents came to light, government officials are furious at the leak. The cabinet documents contain details including an email exchange between the cabinet secretariat and the AFP , ...

US Senate rejects bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks

Notably, 49 percent of Democrats supported the bill . "Absolutely not", Democratic Sen. Close to 60 percent of Americans also think abortion is morally wrong, and half of the pro-abortion proponents think aborting a child who will be bor...

Transfers: Jack Harrison Signs for Manchester City, Joins Middlesbrough on Loan

Harrison scored 14 goals in 59 games in his two seasons in NY and was called up to England's Under-21 squad in October, making his debut against Scotland at Boro's Riverside Stadium. The deal bears some similarities to the transfer of Aaron Mooy, who...

Man Gets Sucked Into MRI Machine At Mumbai Hospital, Killed, 2 Arrested

The metal in the cylinder activated the machine's monstrous magnetic field, pulling in both the man and the cylinder with great force, eyewitnesses said . He was rushed to the emergency ward where he died within 10 minutes. "Instead of taking resp...

Hawaii false missile alert despatched by employee considering assault imminent

Hawaii plans to issue a separate report later on Tuesday. The Federal Communications Commission says mistakes led to a false alert that warned of an incoming ballistic missile earlier this month. Bruce Oliveira, who was charged with conducting th...

15 soldiers killed in Yemen vehicle bombing

The attack came as southern separatists battled Yemeni government forces for control of the interim capital of President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi's government in Aden . The Interior Ministry sent an urgent appeal to the Saudi-led coalition, asking for...

NAFTA talks are progressing very slowly

Heading into the sixth of seven planned rounds of talks in Montreal last week, some officials had feared the United States might be prepared to pull the plug on the $1.2-trillion North American Free Trade Agreement amid frustration over slow progress...

Publication of Russian Federation 'oligarch list' may affect investors: group

Under the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act of 2017 , a law billed as a USA response to Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, the Treasury was asked to draw up a list of "oligarchs and parastatal entities" wi...

North Carolina suspends freshman guard Jalek Felton

It didn't release further details citing federal privacy laws, including the reason for the suspension and its duration. Durham based attorney Kerry Sutton confirmed to CBS North Carolina that she is representing Felton. Toward the end of Decembe...

Turkey condemns deadly attack on army academy in Kabul

At NPR's request prior to the report's release, the Department of Defense did release the district information, showing that government control has slightly declined. Gunmen attacked an Army Garrison situated near a military academy in the Afghan c...

Netanyahu: Iran Wants Lebanon to Be 'Giant Missile Site'

Gen. Ronen Manelis, posted a rare op-ed on Sunday on several Arabic-language websites, warning Lebanon of Iran's entrenchment and saying Israel is "prepared for all the scenarios". Russian Federation and Israel have also established a hotline to avoi...

Israel's Netanyahu accuses Poland of rewriting history with Holocaust 'denial' law

But they also contributed to the deaths of Jewish people in Polish concentration camps during WWII - and Poles were historically responsible for programs in other areas of Poland. "Our ambassador in Warsaw spoke with the prime minister of Poland du...

Girl's Daytime Kidnapping Captured in Chilling Footage

The video shows a man get out of the driver seat of a red SUV, which is parked in an alley along a sidewalk, and hiding behind the vehicle on the passenger side. Prosecutors said the girl flagged down a passing vehicle and authorities were called. ...

US Commerce Chief Sees Hope for NAFTA Talks, Says Congressman

He said about 75 to 80 per cent of Manitoba's trade is with the United States, and while talks go on businesses remain uncertain. Lighthizer rejected the newest proposals as presented, and even disparaged some of them. The sixth round of renegoti...

FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe stepping down from post

The FBI has said McCabe received the necessary ethics approval before his wife received the donations. Trump and some other Republicans have been stepping up their criticism of the FBI in a move that Democrats call part of a broader effort by Tru...

Trump blasts European Union trade relationship

Barnier's deputy tweeted that the negotiating guidelines were endorsed in Brussels within two minutes, although ambassadors had spent weeks drafting them. He said he believes he is "very popular" in Britain and doesn't worry about his critics, who...

Theresa May's ex-adviser Nick Timothy demands end to austerity

That means, I think wrongly, to be perfectly frank, that young people from more disadvantaged poorer backgrounds are coming out like for like on the same course with more debt than their better-off peers, she said. In an early morning tweet aimed at ...

Steve Wynn Resigns As RNC Finance Chair After Harassment Allegations

Wynn Resorts ' stock continued to fall on Monday morning after CEO Steve Wynn was accused of sexual misconduct in a bombshell Wall Street Journal report. Just this election cycle, Wynn has given $100,000 to the National Republican Senatorial Co...

Led coalition bombs Iraqi police in fatal friendly fire incident

The friendly fire incident drew swift criticism of the USA military presence in Iraq from pro-Iranian figures in Baghdad . At least 11 others, including a local official, were wounded in the strikes in Anbar's al-Baghdadi district on January 27, t...

Several killed in clashes in Yemen's southern city Aden

Military units loyal to the government of President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi were deployed in most areas of Aden amid heightened tensions, the security sources said. " Iran is trying to consolidate its presence in Yemen through the Huthis and by s...

New Zealand rescuers discover 7 survivors from lacking Kiribati ferry

Rescuers have found a dinghy containing seven survivors while searching for a ferry carrying 50 people that went missing in the waters off Kiribati . Webb said a fishing boat had changed its course and picked up the survivors on Sunday afternoon...

President Trump apologises for retweeting anti-Muslim videos

After British Prime Minister Theresa May and London Mayor Sadiq Khan criticized Trump for giving a platform to an organization widely considered racist and fascist, Trump lashed back at both leaders for allegedly being weak on terrorism and rad...

French climber found alive in Himalayas; Polish mountaineer still missing

He says the volunteers will then climb to 7,000 meters (22,965 feet) above sea level to rescue Tomasz Mackiewicz of Poland and Elisabeth Revol of France . "I can't imagine", Revol's partner Ludovic Giambiasi said on Facebook, adding that Revol h...

IKEA Founder Ingvar Kamprad Dies at 91 in Sweden

Initially, the company sold pens and clocks but after a few years, Ikea also started selling furniture, with the first furniture collection produced in the mid-1950s. Kamprad, despite his wealth, never adopted the aura of a tycoon, though his name re...

Police arrest Navalny at illegal protest

In the Urals city of Yekaterinburg, 1448.41km east of Moscow , around 1,000 protesters gathered in temperatures of almost -10 Celsius to back Navalny's boycott call. Mr. Navalny emerged as a threat to the Kremlin's tight grip on power on June 12 pas...

Israel slams bill to outlaw blaming Poles for crimes of WWII

Poland's Deputy Justice Minister Patryk Jaki, who authored the bill, said on Twitter it was not directed against Israel. Poland's right-wing-dominated Parliament adopted legislation on Friday setting a maximum three-year jail term for anyone who a...

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Erdogan vows to defy U.S. 'threats' after currency crash

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is appealing for calm as the country's currency plunges, urging people to change foreign money into local lira . The White House said he...

Erdogan says US 'wrong' to threaten Turkey after Trump doubles tariffs

A meeting between senior diplomats from the two countries on Wednesday in Washington did not produce significant progress to ease tensions over the trial of United States pastor...

Imran Khan's PTI, opposition parties struggle to consolidate their position in parliament

Imran Khan will take the oath as Pakistan's Prime Minister on August 18, a senior Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader said on Friday. Former Speaker National Assembly, Sardar Ay...

Turkey’s Erdogan stands by opposition to high interest rates

The central bank has over the last weeks defied calls from markets for rate hikes to combat these problems, raising fears of interference from Mr Erdogan, who has repeatedly called...

One year after Charlottesville rally, Trump says he condemns all racism

The declarations enable law enforcement to access state resources, including the National Guard, if unrest breaks out at events in and around Charlottesville and outside Washing...

Taliban storms Afghanistan’s Ghazni, seizes control of parts of city

Forces Afghanistan tweet said. Inside Ghazni city, residents were staying indoors making independent verification of the different claims impossible. Martin O'Donnell, spokes...

Turkey Fallout May Also Hit Indian Markets

Trump said Friday on Twitter that he authorized a new 20 percent tariff on aluminum and 50 percent tariff on steel from Turkey. "Their currency, the Turkish lira, sl...

NASA spacecraft rockets toward sun for closest look yet

Scientists hope to shed light on the workings of our closest star - including the dynamics of the solar wind of electrically charged particles, and the reason why the sun's outer...

Judge halts deportation, threatens AG with contempt

The Trump administration's immigration policies are drawing more fire with this week's lawsuit filed by the ACLU, challenging a move by Attorney General Sessions to deny as...

Campers flee from raging French floods

About 750 people in all were evacuated in Gard, mainly from campsites, a top district official, Thierry Dousset, told France's BFM-TV news channel. "We just have what we're wea...

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Trump condemns racism, year after Charlottesville

Trump condemns racism, year after Charlottesville

White nationalists exchange volleys of pepper spray with counterprotesters as they enter Lee Park during the Unite the Right rally on August 12, 2017, in Charlottesville, Va. "...

Colbert: Trump's proposed Space Force inspired by Buzz Lightyear

Colbert: Trump's proposed Space Force inspired by Buzz Lightyear

Pence cited new threats the USA faces in space, particularly from Russian Federation and China . Officials plan to create a Space Operations Force - an "elite group of war...

Argentine Senate debates measure to legalize abortion

Argentine Senate debates measure to legalize abortion

Senators voted by 38 to 31 to reject the bill that would have liberalised the law. The bill was passed by Congress's lower house in June by the narrowest of margins. "Today...

Zimbabwe opposition lodges appeal against election result

Zimbabwe opposition lodges appeal against election result

Advocate Mpofu said the applicant has enough evidence including alleged statistical misrepresentations by the elections administration body, ZEC and other factors that included an ...

Rep. Chris Collins Suspends Re-Election Campaign After Indictment

Rep. Chris Collins Suspends Re-Election Campaign After Indictment

At one point, you could hear Congresswoman McMorris Rodgers chiming in. If President Donald Trump is going to fire special counsel Robert Mueller that also has to happen afte...

Maryland, DC Prepare For Unite The Right Rally

Maryland, DC Prepare For Unite The Right Rally

That's what happened previous year at the original "Unite the Right" rally and at a July 2017 Ku Klux Klan gathering in Charlottesville, where Klansmen were outnumbered 20-to-1. T...

Evacuations still in place as fire grows overnight

Evacuations still in place as fire grows overnight

That's an assessment climate scientists and fire ecologists agree with, as NPR's Kirk Siegler reports : "People should not take solace that this is the worst it's going to get". '...

Trump imposes higher tariffs on Turkey, sending lira crashing

Trump imposes higher tariffs on Turkey, sending lira crashing

Hesse said that European banks could suffer losses if they loaned money in Turkey or owned Turkish banks but that the possible losses were not large enough to trigger a eurozone ba...

New quake rocks Indonesia, toll in previous one reaches 259

New quake rocks Indonesia, toll in previous one reaches 259

Rescue workers look for survivors of Sunday's natural disaster on the Indonesian island of Lombok. Thousands of tourists visiting Lombok - as well as the nearby Gili Islands and...