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WaPo: Trump lawyers trying to get ahead of Mueller interview

The person who spoke to the AP says the records were meant to summarize what the legal team believes the evidence shows about certain episodes. That is another one of his tall tales, but the presidents escalating attempts to discredit the investiga...

Horrible Remix of Iconic Song

Jacqueline Fernandez is all set to step into Madhuri Dixit's shoes in the recreated version of Ek Do Teen for Sajid Nadiadwala's Baaghi 2 . On Friday, the makers had released the first look of the Kick actress where the actress looked sexy AF a...

President Trump Issues Executive Order Preventing Any US Involvement With Venezuela's Petro

In the latest move by the US government to restrict the Maduro regime's access to capital, President Donald Trump has issued an executive order banning any transactions within the USA involving "any digital currency, digital coin, or digital toke...

WTO ministerial meeting begins Monday

Azevedo, in his interaction with the media after meeting the industry representatives, said the trade environment globally was very risky and there were many challenges both in and outside the WTO. "We have the dispute settlement system which is comp...

Mike Pompeo scheduled to meet with Rex Tillerson

It was the first meeting between Pompeo and Tillerson since Trump's decision to fire the former Exxon Mobil CEO last week following a series of rifts over policy on North Korea, Russia and Iran, a US official said. Graham dismissed concerns about Has...

Cristiano Ronaldo scores 50th career hat-trick

Christian Stuani scored twice for Girona - a first-half equalizer and then a 67th-minute header to make it 4-2 to Madrid. Ronaldo scored three more goals in the second half to prevent Girona from making a historic comeback. The Argentina forw...

Out of 73 Million Russian Voters Prefer Putin

Link said that although a significant number of people turned out to vote, restrictions on their fundamental freedoms "have limited the space for political engagement and resulted in a lack of genuine political competition". He said Putin would spend...

Ukrainian Police Block Access to Russian Embassies and Consulates During Election

We remember that. We will not forget and we will not forgive", he said. Some 43 worldwide observers from 20 countries are now monitoring the election in Crimea, who have been invited by the State Duma (lower house) and the Federation Council (upper...

Turkey Says Allied Forces Reach Center of Afrin

They called on the United Nations, European powers, Muslim countries and members of the US -led military coalition against Islamic State to "take steps to immediately avert the tragedy in Afrin and get concrete results, including withdrawal of all ...

Russian Federation expels 23 United Kingdom diplomats in dispute over former spy's poisoning

British officials have said Moscow was culpable for the poisoning and expelled 23 Russian diplomats based in London. The statement said the government could take further measures if Britain takes any more "unfriendly" moves toward Russian Federat...

Palestinian shot dead after stabbing Israeli in East Jerusalem

Critically wounded in the chest and limbs, he is being treated at Shaare Zedek Medical Center. A police statement said that an Israeli in his 30s was rushed to a hospital with serious injuries. Stabbings and car-ramming have been widely used by P...

Hotel fire kills at least three in Philippine capital

Richard Gordon, wrote on Twitter, "PRC now responding to a fire that broke at Manila Pavilion Hotel". Three people were killed and 23 injured by a major hotel fire in the Philippine capital Manila on Sunday, with others plucked by helicopter from t...

S.Korea to seek talks with N.Korea in preparation for summit

Sweden is happy to help with problems on the Korean peninsula but it is up to the parties involved to try to find a way forward, Foreign Minister Margot Wallstom said on Friday. Tillerson, who did not see eye-to-eye with the president on numerous iss...

Boris Johnson blames Vladimir Putin personally for Salisbury nerve agent attack

In a rare joint statement, the leaders of Britain, France, Germany and the USA on Thursday condemned the attack on Skripal and his daughter Yulia as an "assault on United Kingdom sovereignty". While the statement signals a more coordinated response f...

Talks On Iran Nuclear Deal Amid Questions On US Commitment

A US State Department official declined to comment, adding, "We don't want to get ahead of the EU's decision-making process". While such a scenario is unlikely, the fact it is being floated as an option may give USA officials more leverage in ne...

Russia Expels 23 British Diplomats

The British diplomats have one week to leave the country , a measure that is similar that the one taken by the United Kingdom against 23 officials from the Russian Embassy in that country. The incident revived memories of the fate of Alexander Litvi...

Russia Summons British Ambassador, Readies To Expel Diplomats

The ministry also revoked its approval of the opening and operation of the British Consulate General in the Russian city of St. Petersburg, saying that "the British Council's activities are being ceased due to its unregulated status in the Russian ...

As Donald Trump says Russia WAS

Russia's foreign ministry summoned Britain's ambassador to the country, Laurie Bristow, for a meeting on Saturday, Russian news agencies reported, citing an unidentified ministry source. Mr. Peskov said Russia's sanctions could come "any minute" ...

Engineer warned of cracks before fatal Florida bridge collapse

She called the collapse an "unprecedented event" and wrote that "no other bridge designed by FIGG Bridge Engineers has ever experienced such a collapse ". Doctors and medical students ran to the scene from a nearby building and started treating vi...

Banksy returns to NYC - where to find his new works

Her watercolor stretches out across the top of the building where Banksy has painted his mural. The 70-foot long mural protests the incarceration of a Turkish-Kurdish artist named Zehra Dogan. The world-famous British graffiti artist's latest pie...

Belarus bag six medals in biathlon at PyeongChang 2018 Paralympics

Flag bearer Vitaliy Lukyanenko won Team Ukraine's first gold medal, coming in first in the men's 7.5-km biathlon race for visually impaired athletes. Three bronze medals were clinched by two-time PyeongChang medalist Lidia Grafeyeva and Svetlana Sakh...

Small plane crashes into house killing 10 in Philippines

Agustin Joseph, Deputy for Operations in Plaridel, said that the plane crashed on a house where a family was having their lunch. Police said the five people aboard the six-seater twin-engined Piper PA-23 Apache plane were killed along with five oth...

Pak Pulls Out Of WTO Meet In Delhi As Diplomatic Stand-Off Worsens

The Times of India quoted Indian authorities as saying that Pakistan had censored the websites deliberately because of which the Indian High Commission has been receiving several complaints from Pakistani nationals seeking access to Indian visa form...

China: Anti-corruption chief Wang named Xi's deputy

Wang, 69, who headed Xi's campaign against corrupt officials and rivals over the past few years until he stepped down last October, was expected to receive the mission of handling global relations, including sensitive issues like the threat of a trad...

US, UK, Germany and France agree Russian Federation orchestrated attack on former spy

Russia's retaliation comes after British Prime Minister Theresa May claimed that it was "highly likely" that the Russian government was involved in the poisoning of Sergei Skripal , a 66-year-old former Russian military intelligence officer, and ...

North American 2026 World Cup Bid Confirms 23 Host Cities

Soccer's failed 2022 bid either so it's not unprecedented that they aren't part of the World Cup. Vancouver, Chicago and Minneapolis, MN all announced their withdrawals from candidacy in the past 24 hours, citing issues with the bidding process.

UN launches 951 mln USD appeal for Rohingya refugees

To meet the urgent needs of almost 900,000 Rohingya refugees and more than 330,000 vulnerable Bangladeshis in the communities hosting them, United Nations agencies and their humanitarian partners appealed jointly on Friday for $951 million.

Russian Federation should go away, shut up, - UK Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson

During his first keynote speech since becoming Defense Secretary past year, Williamson has outlined the threats faced by the United Kingdom, modernization of the Defense Program, further investments in the armed forces, and the British response to t...

Reports Trump is ready to sack security adviser

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders quickly moved to quash the reports . "It all depends on President Trump's volatile mood and available, willing replacements", according to the report. " Mike Pompeo , Director of the Central I...

Two Israelis killed, two injured after suspected West Bank ramming attack

Israel's security service identified the suspect as Alaa Kaha from a village near Jenin . The Palestinian Islamist group Hamas hailed the car-ramming incident but did not say it was behind it. The worldwide community does not recognize the annex...

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After 17 days, killer whale lets dead newborn calf go

The calf was born on July 24 near Victoria, but died shortly after being given life. NPR's Colin Dwyer previously reported that "given the fact that orcas move in matrilineal gro...

FBI fires Peter Strzok in wake of anti-Trump text messages

Goelman said that the deputy director's decision comes after the head of the office that normally handles disciplinary actions decided Strzok should instead face a demotion and 60-...

Canada seeks help on Saudi row

Being a reformer is not the same as being a democrat, however. Jubeir added that Saudi Arabia was "considering additional measures" against Canada, without elaborating. "We will do...

'Totally complicit': Omarosa Manigault Newman recorded her White House firing

In a tell-all interview with NBC's Meet the Press , she spoke in dramatic terms about the White House's difficulties with race, honesty and loyalty, at the same time that Pr...

Trump praises Mexico, threatens Canada with auto tariffs

Mexico's Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said the country was getting close to overcoming sticking points with the United States over the renegotiation of the North American F...

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...

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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 ...