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The Saudi Crown Prince's United States charm offensive

Despite their differences in the Middle East, Russia and Saudi Arabia have been drawn together by a common interest in propping up flagging world oil prices, and by the fact that Moscow, since its military intervention in Syria, has clout in the Mi...

UN Security Council: Houthi Missiles Are Serious Threat to KSA, Regional Security

Debris fell on a home in the capital, killing an Egyptian man and wounding two others. The Mufti of Lebanon, Sheikh Abdul Latif Fayez Durian, asserted his condemnation of the Houthi missile attacks on the villages and cities of Saudi Arabia.

Detainee at JFK escapes police custody, flees in taxi, officials say

The agents apparently waited close to an hour before notifying other authorities. Port Authority officials tell the station it was around 8:30 p.m. when the prisoner arrived on a plane at John F. A spokesman from the Port Authority confirmed n...

Racist realtor Momberg denied bail pending leave to appeal

A woman has been sentenced to 18 to 40 years in prison in the shooting death of her husband last year in their western Pennsylvania home. Rugoonandan said it's questionable whether Momberg showed remorse. "This is the first time in the history of o...

Storm Team 11 Forecast: Cloudy And Cool Tonight, Nice Tomorrow

Looking through the rest of the week, temperatures in the low to mid 30s are expected with slight chances of snow Friday night and Saturday . Clouds will fill back with southeasterly breezes continuing between 10 and 20 miles per hour.

Thousands in Russian city rally after mall fire

The last time a nation-wide day of mourning was announced in the country on December 26, 2016 in connection with the crash of the Tu-154 plane of the Russian Defense Ministry near Sochi, which killed 92 people. Tsivilyov said , to which Vostrikov re...

Kan. man arrested for alleged sexual assault of woman jogger

A 38-year-old Windsor man with ambitions in photography has been accused of sexually assaulting a female teenager in a downtown alley on the night of March 25. Romanov is scheduled to appear in court on May 20. Police said they have recorded statem...

Erdogan says European Union membership remains the goal

All eyes are on Varna, the Bulgarian city where the EU-Turkey summit will take place. The meeting was hosted by Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov, whose country now holds the rotating Presidency of the Council of the EU, and attended by Turki...

USA launches WTO challenge against China

The ministry slammed that as "trade protectionism" but gave no indication how Beijing might respond. The dollar dipped to 104.85 yen as investors shifted into the Japanese currency, which is viewed as a "safe haven" from risk. That includes the...

Trump aide spoke during campaign to associate tied to Russian intelligence

But prosecutors pushed back on van der Zwaan's arguments in favor of no jail time, such as the fact that his wife, who lives in London, is pregnant and is due in August. Van Der Zwaan expressed remorse but asked for leniency in sentencing. CNN rep...

High-level talks on Afghanistan to open in Uzbekistan

Tashkent is hosting an global conference on Afghanistan "The peace process, cooperation in the field of security and regional cooperation". Terming extremism as a threat to the region, the paper warned, "The presence of extremist groups in Afghanis...

Corbyn apologises over anti-Semitism in Labour party

An internal review in 2016 found anti-Semitism wasn't endemic to the party. Speaking from the stage, Labour MP John Mann asked: "What on earth is going on with our party?" On Facebook the MP for Barking said "this is not the new politics" a...

Calif. sheriff revolts against Sanctuary State law with bold new move

California's law is aimed at protecting immigrants from stepped-up deportations under the Trump administration. Jerry Brown in October 2017. Leaders in Orange County, California, are considering whether to fight the state's so-called sanctuary law ...

USA 'sex slave guru who branded victims' nabbed in Mexico

According to the charges imposed by the federal prosecutors in Brooklyn, the notorious co-founder of NXIVM , Keith Raniere, was heading a barbaric system where female followers were brainwashed into "slaves" and were told the best way for them to ...

Iran says Bolton pick as national security adviser 'matter of shame'

United States Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton speaks to reporters outside the Security Council chambers, July 12, 2006, at the United Nations in NY. But if not, Malley worries that the alternative options hold unsafe implications for g...

Trump Thinks Military Should Fund His Wall Without Congress

Earlier this year, President Trump had agreed to trade protection for the Dreamers for funding for his precious border wall, but then he backed away from that agreement; as a result, there is no wall funding. Two White House officials also alle...

42% approve of Trump, highest in 11 months

President Donald Trump's popularity may be on the rise, even as he faces accusations of extramarital affairs, mounting legal challenges and never-ending turmoil among his White House staff. "That's the context here", said Cornell Belcher, the Democ...

McConnell bill would remove hemp from controlled substance list

Hemp could be the next tobacco says Sen. "What will it do?" "By recognizing in federal statute the difference between hemp and its illicit cousin, we can allow this industry to continue to flourish here in Kentucky", McConnell said. In 2014, McCo...

Wall St surges as trade war fears cool

IXIC added 227.88 points, or 3.26 percent, to 7,220.54. Concerns over disruption in oil supply from the Middle East are helping bring up the price of oil in North America. The apparent realization came after a Financial Times report Monday stati...

Bhima Koregaon riots: Fadnavis gives clean chit to right-wing leader Bhide

The incident took place during an event to commemorate the bicentenary of the Bhima-Koregaon battle. He said Bhide's supporters would still gather at the riverbed near Shaniwarwada in the city to "express their sentiments" and hold the march.

United States expels 60 Russian diplomats, closes consulate in Seattle

European Council President Donald Tusk issued a statement saying 14 EU countries have made a decision to expel Russian diplomats after agreeing with the UK's finding that Russia is responsible, and there is "no plausible alternative explanation...

Trump lawyer tells porn star 'cease and desist' after interview

Daniels , who has appeared at the club in the past, is expected to perform in the evening and hold a meet-and-greet with fans after. Daniels said she was shaken by the experience but never told police out of fear. "You put yourself in a bad situati...

Egypt heads to the polls with President Sisi a certain victor

Many young people who participated in the 2011 democratic uprising say they will boycott the "predetermined" elections. Polls opened at 9 am, on the first of three days of voting, reports Xinhua news agency . For a time, el-Sissi enjoyed a wave of...

German court orders Catalan separatist Puigdemont held in custody

Puigdemont was arrested in Germany on Sunday under a European arrest warrant issued by Spain after he crossed the border by vehicle from Denmark on his way back to Belgium from Finland. The court said the formal requirements to detain Puigdemont ha...

Orange snow transforms snowscapes into alien worlds across the New East

According to meteorologists, it's rare but not unheard of, occurring every five years or so. "When the storm then tracked into parts of Eastern Europe and Russian Federation, snow falling from the storm contained the dust from Africa, leaving the or...

Malaysia threatens ten years in jail for spreading fake news

The government said in the bill it was hoped the public would be more responsible and cautious in sharing news and information. "It criminalises "fake news" as defined in the bill to include any content "which is or are wholly or partly false", s...

Saudi Arabia: '1 dead,2 injured' in missile attack on Riyadh

He praised the group for firing ballistic missiles at Saudi Arabia on Sunday. However, interception of the missiles led to the fall of fragments on some residential areas, killing an Egyptian expatriate. The incident threatens to sharply escalate a...

Freed Dapchi schoolgirls arrive Maiduguri en-route Damaturu

It was not military action that freed the girls but secret negotiations mediated by local and worldwide mediators, though military pressure on Boko Haram must have played a role too. "We did it out of pity". Boko Haram loosely translates as Weste...

Asian shares slump on fears of trade war between US, China

A second group of products targeted for a possible 25 percent tariff , mirroring the higher American charge on steel , includes pork and aluminum scrap, according to the ministry. "Escalating trade tensions between China and the USA have exposed ...

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After the first 31 matches were played in Dubai and Sharjah, the PSL moved to Lahore on Tuesday, when Peshawar beat Quetta in the first eliminator and then ousted the Karachi Kings in the second. "Let this final be successful and we look forward to...

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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 ...