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Pilot Remains Calm As Engine Explodes On Southwest Plane

Shults recalls being the only girl at an aviation lecture in high school when a retired colonel asked her if she was lost. Authorities said the crew did what they were trained to do. Though her time in the F-18 including carrier landings , she w...

Israel marks 70 years as a nation

Both Netanyahu and Rivlin remarked that Israel has amazed and will continue to amaze the world for the next 70 years. Ali Akbar Velayati, foreign policy adviser to Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, threatened a response. Parks and beac...

Queen asks Commonwealth to put Prince Charles in charge

The Queen has no designated successor as Commonwealth chief, and some have suggested Charles should not take over. It's a role that's not hereditary and will not pass automatically to Prince Charles . She called for closer collaboration among Commo...

Cuba Set To Swear In New President To Replace Raul Castro

That image changed slightly this year as state media placed an increasing spotlight on Diaz-Canel's public appearances, including remarks to the press last month that included his promise to make Cuba's government more responsive to its people, lan...

Winter weather advisory extended

Another round of snow is expected in parts of the Midwest and Plains midweek. However, the back side of the storm will usher in brisk northwesterly winds and much colder air early Thursday, and rain will switch over to snow in the morning.

Instagram-Famous 'Cocaine Babe' Gets Eight Years For Drug Smuggling

Roberge pleaded guilty to importing almost 30 kilograms of cocaine into Australia - the largest drug seizure on a cruise ship docking in the country. But police in Australia delivered the women to a not-so-peaceful place - the penitentiary - af...

Israeli artillery attack injures five Palestinians in Gaza's Khan Younis

The ongoing Great Return protests are meant to mark the 42nd anniversary of the "Land Day" demanding the right of return of some 750,000 Palestinian refugees. "Denying Palestinian prisoners of their fundamental rights and dignity goes against all for...

IDF official confirms Israel struck Iranian base in Syria

Mehdi Dehghan, a top official in Iran's drone program, among those killed during the strike. Iran was outraged by the strike, and unlike its traditional downplaying of previous indirect incidents, openly acknowledged its losses and vowed to take r...

Turkey to hold snap elections on 24 June, says Erdoğan

Numerous new powers were not expected to take effect until after the polls, which were scheduled to take place in November 2019. The report also called for Turkey to lift a state of emergency that allows the president and the government to bypa...

Turkey Orders Continued Detention of US Pastor in 'Extremely Grim' Prison

Brunson, who's accused of espionage and assisting terror bands, needs to really be allowed to "allowed to come home to his family at which he belongs", Trump explained. "Of course I have hope; I want to get a call saying my father is coming home". ...

Tributes For Barbara Bush; Son, Jeb, In Chicago For Speech

Flags were lowered to half-staff at the library on the campus of Texas A&M on word of Bush's passing. Their six kids produced the widest range of parental emotions imaginable: watching one son become president, another the governor of Florida, and ...

Oil jumps 3 percent on Saudi price target, US stockpiles

Futures in NY climbed from the settlement Tuesday after the American Petroleum Institute was said to have reported US crude inventories tumbled 1.05 million barrels last week . Likewise, renewed US sanctions on Iran can have a similar strengthen...

Cash Crunch: ATM daily cash inflow plunges to 30%: CATMi

The shortage of the cash in the banks specially in SBI worsened on Tuesday due to sudden rise of cash demand and short supply of cash from RBI . "The RBI has been given an indent to increase the flow of Rs 500 notes in the system", said Kuma...

Saudis Warn of 'Painful' Response Over Yemen Drones

Col Turki Al Malki, spokesman for the Saudi-led coalition forces, on Monday warned of a "painful" response if the Houthis continued to launch attacks on Saudi Arabia using Iran-supplied drones. Russian Federation in February vetoed a British-drafte...

Buzzing Today: Thugs storm Senate Seize Mace

According to Premium Times , the Senate resumed its plenary around an hour after the incident after finding a replacement mace. "Today, some hoodlums ... "Following the said media reports on the Mace issue, the Police authorities chose to hear fro...

Only VIPs to attend as Saudi Arabia launches first new cinema

On April 18, 2018, at about 9 pm in Riyadh , around 600 guests will sit down in a refitted conference hall in the King Abdullah Financial District as the big screens showcase the major cultural landmark, the Marvel superhero blockbuster - Black P...

Armenian protesters pile pressure on new premier

On April 13, Armenia's opposition started mass protests against the candidacy of former president Serzh Sargsyan for prime minister of the country. Protesters were holding Armenian flags and were chanting "Armenia without Serzh!" Before he was of...

Armenian opposition MP injured during clashes with police

The protesters blocked the vehicle traffic in the downtown, while the leader of "Civilian Agreement" opposition party Nikol Pashinyan claimed that the "Velvet Revolution" began. The opposition accuses Sargsyan of trying to stay in power indefinitel...

Trudeau Continues to Back Controversial Kinder Morgan Oil Pipeline

Trudeau met premiers of Alberta and British Columbia, Rachel Notley and John Horgan respectively, in the national capital on Sunday. Kinder Morgan also set a deadline of May 31 to get "certainty" on the project so it could alleviate the concerns ...

US, Britain charge Russian-backed hackers of global cyber espionage campaign

Specifically, these malicious cyber activities can target local government network infrastructure such as routers , switches, firewalls to compromise government services and extract intellectual property, compromise login credentials, and pote...

Senior army officer: Israel targeting Iran forces in Syria

U.S. President Donald Trump is a stern critic of the nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), reached between Iran and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council - the United States, France, Britain...

Rights groups cry foul after Philippines detains Australian nun

Nancy Binay criticized the Immigration bureau for acting on an "imaginary threat" in arresting a 71-year-old Australian Catholic nun. "Sister Patricia's case has nothing to do with her being a nun, nor with her personal advocacies", the DOJ chief n...

Will Meghan Markle visit Kate in hospital?

Though Markle was not at the event on Monday, she is expected to join Harry on Wednesday at the Commonwealth Youth Forum reception. Harry vowed to take inspiration from his grandmother, and reflected on her famous 1947 speech, when she pledged he...

'No appetite' for major TPP changes to accommodate US: Australia

The U.S. Commerce Department announced Monday its banning of ZTE Corp., a Chinese tech firm, from buying American components. The World Trade Organization is comprised of 164 countries and deals with global rules of trade between nations.

Trump Says He's Spoken Personally With North Korean Leader Kim Jong

Earlier Tuesday, Trump dropped hints about top level talks between the USA and North Korea during a joint press conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe late Tuesday. Washington D.C. [US], April 18 (ANI): United States President Donald ...

Israel warns Iran: we are ready to strike you in Syria

The release of the satellite images was meant to signal to Iran that Israel knows the location of its elite expeditionary Quds Force bases in Syria and stands ready to strike. According to the Wall Street Journal, Iran began bolstering air defenses f...

Sandy Hook Parents Sue InfoWars Host Alex Jones

The parents are targeting Jones, Austin-based LLC Free Speech Systems and Infowars .com, the assumed name under which the LLC operates in Texas. Twenty children and six adults were killed in the attack. Jones denied the claims to Daily Mail . "Th...

On Syria suffered a new missile attack

The heavily armed and Tehran-backed Shiite movement has been a vital military ally of al-Assad in the seven-year-old Syrian war. On April 14, the US, UK and France carried out joint air strikes at Syria's chemical weapons facilities as a retaliat...

Former US first lady Barbara Bush in 'failing health'

Bush is the mother of former President George W. Bush, 71, the 43 USA president. Their son, George W Bush, was elected president in 2000 and served two terms as the nation's 43rd president. The former fist lady had been sent to hospital repeated...

Cohen Loses Bid To Block Review Of Documents Seized In FBI Raid

Michael Avenatti, the lawyer for adult film star Stormy Daniels , laid into President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen on Monday, saying the ongoing investigation will result in more bad news for the White House. Prosecutors have ...

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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 ...