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Home Secretary Amber Rudd is refusing to resign over the Windrush scandal

The internal Home Office document emerged a day after Ms Rudd told the Commons that she had not been informed about immigration targets. Shortly afterwards, a leaked private letter sent by Rudd to May - which some suggested was leaked by Downi...

Seven students killed in China stab attack

A 28-year-old suspect has been arrested, a former student of the school. The children's ages were not disclosed, but middle schoolers in China are usually aged between 12 and 15. Attacks have also targeted schoolchildren in the past, forcing auth...

Watchdog inspectors pay second visit to 'chemical attack' site

Speaking to AP outside Douma's hospital, Nuseir blamed the gas attack not on the Syrian government but on the Islamist rebels who held the town until April 8. The development is part of an ongoing clash of narratives between the West on one side an...

Indian spiritual guru given life sentence for raping teenager

Asaram Bapu, the self-styled godman, will now be known as Qaidi No. 130 of Jodhpur Central Jail. "If the lower court verdict doesn't go our way, we will approach the High Court or Supreme Court". The 77-year-old godman and two others were convicte...

Senate Judiciary Committee passes bill to protect Mueller from Trump

The bipartisan legislation was introduced earlier this month as Trump criticized Mueller's ongoing, and so far unsuccessful, " Russiagate " investigation and reportedly weighed firing the special counsel . " President Trump's statements make pl...

Bus-train collision kills 13 children in India

Earlier this month, 23 children and four adults were killed when a driver lost control of a school bus, which plunged into a 100-meter deep gorge north of Delhi. "I am extremely saddened", he said. After which hundreds of people protested in easter...

Trump's birthday gift for Melania is even sadder than you imagined

President Donald Trump kicked off a raucous interview Thursday morning with a candid admission that he's been too busy handling his daily duties as commander in chief to purchase a special birthday present for first lady Melania Trump . "I got her ...

Pakistan's Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif disqualified for life

He also said that he has already informed Election Commission about the Iqama . Dar had sought disqualification of Asif alleging that the foreign minister did not declare details of his employment contract with a UAE-based company and also conce...

'CARAVAN' CROSSING? Migrant Group ARRIVES at US Border

The secretary also said asylum seekers in the caravan should seek protection in the first safe country they reach, including Mexico . After an arduous three-week journey, he was being welcomed into a foreign land by a stranger. But the reality the...

Alfie Evans: Father Thanks Hospital And Pledges To 'Form A Relationship'

Alfie has also been granted Italian citizenship to facilitate his arrival and transport. And yesterday members of Liverpool's Polish community gathered outside Alder Hey Hospital and waved their country's flags as they protested alongside right-to-...

'At some point I won't' stay away from the Justice Department

Lawyers for Trump, Cohen and the Trump Organization on Thursday will answer a federal judge's questions about how they would go about quickly reviewing documents seized in the raid to determine which they will assert are protected by attorney-client ...

National Football League owner makes offer to buy Wembley

Should the deal go ahead, then the England national team may be forced to play their home matches away from the hallowed turf, while it would also witness the birth of the first ever NFL franchise outside of the US - as the Jaguars would play a...

Second Palestinian Journalist Dies from Israeli Bullets in Gaza Strip

Hamas identified him as a commander in its military wing and quickly accused Israel's Mossad spy agency of being behind the hit. The U.N.'s high Mideast envoy says the Gaza Strip is "a powder keg" and declared that the world "should do all the thin...

Parents of United States student Otto Warmbier sue North Korea over his death

The Korean Central News Agency reported Kim's departure from the North Korean capital on Friday morning. "We are hopeful that talks will achieve progress to were a future of peace and prosperity for the entire Korean Peninsula", it reads.

DEMOCRATS CAVE: Mike Pompeo CONFIRMED as Secretary of State

Johnny Isakson, a Republican from Georgia, was not able to attend as he had been delivering a eulogy at a close friend's funeral. In the end , the 57-to-42 tally lacked the drama of other nail-biting confirmation votes in the Trump era.

Confirmed: Donald Trump will visit United Kingdom on Friday 13th July

Prime Minister Theresa May invited the president for a state visit after she became the first foreign leader to visit Trump at the White House in January a year ago. There had been growing speculations that the visit would take place in July, after a...

Windrush: Amber Rudd vows speedy compensation for hardship

But she was met by jeers from the Opposition benches when she tried to spread responsibility beyond this government's "hostile environment" immigration policy. Unveiling the new measures Ms Rudd, who along with her predecessor Theresa May has fac...

North Korea's nuclear testing 'unusable'

According to the Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post , another team from the China Earthquake Administration reckons the collapse created a "chimney" that could allow the escape of fallout. Two studies involving Chinese experts have found that ...

Democrats win 2 special NY Senate races

Simcha Felder pre-empted the show Tuesday afternoon by declaring he would retain his one-man alliance with Senate Republicans. Only one was in Nassau County, in the 17th Assembly District, where John Mikulin's win kept Republican control after the ...

Trump administration wants hospitals to publish prices online

CMS Administrator Seema Verma told members of the press via conference call that the proposed rule would allow Medicare hospital providers to effectively focus on the best possible healthcare options for patients. "We're keeping measures that are...

Is Pak former cricketer Imran Khan heading for 'hat-trick' of divorces?

According to the website, Imran Khan was not happy with was Bushra Maneka's son living with them at their Bani Gala residence while she had objected to the presence of domestics dogs in the home. PTI spokesman Fawad Chaudhry has said that the two ...

Self-styled 'godman' with millions of followers jailed for life for raping minor

In Rajasthan's Jodhpur , the white two-storey cottage where the 16-year-old girl was raped by Asaram wore a similarly deserted look. "I've a copy of the FIR where the survivor doesn't say she was raped". His followers have frequently visited him i...

Belgium Has Declared Loot Boxes are Gambling and Illegal

Star Wars Battlefront 2 was also investigated but it doesn't come in violation as the game removed loot boxes at the launch of the game. In a press release (translated by GameRevolution ), Belgian Minister of Justice Koen Geens said the inv...

Everything you need to know about the new look Gmail

Google has also added information rights management controls that allow users to remove the option for recipients to forward, copy, download or print messages. Meanwhile, these smart and convenient features should fit into every user's current workf...

Delta apologizes for tying woman with MS to wheelchair

A woman with multiple sclerosis says Delta employees tied her to a wheelchair after the airline failed to provide her with the appropriate handicapped services her family had requested. The family does not believe that is enough, and they hope th...

Kim Wall's Murderer Danish Inventor Peter Madsen Sentenced To Life In Prison

Earlier, the Danish inventor said in a statement that Wall died because of carbon monoxide poisoning aboard the submarine. "We are talking about a cynical and planned sexual assault and brutal murder of a random woman, who in connection with her jo...

Freeport-McMoRan Inc. Q1 adjusted earnings Miss Estimates

It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500. Jerome Pfund increased its stake in Ptc Therapeutics (PTCT) by 118.51% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Loring Wolcott And Coolidge Fiduciary Advsr Ltd Liability Partnership Ma i...

Malaysian police believe suspects in Hamas engineer's killing still in country

Batsh's body will be returned to Gaza via Cairo, Egypt on Wednesday evening, after a funeral ceremony in Kuala Lumpur , Palestine's ambassador to Malaysia Anwar Al Agha told Reuters. Hamas has previously accused the Mossad of assassinating another o...

It's okay if Manu Sharma walks free: Jessica Lall's sister

Sabrina Lall has written a letter to the welfare officer at Delhi's Tihar Jail, where Manu Sharma has spent the last 12 years. Sabrina Lal has also refused financial assistance from the victim's welfare fund saying that the welfare fund should be...

'Heavy casualties' as North Korean bus with Chinese tourists falls from bridge

An undisclosed number of Chinese tourists were killed in a fatal bus accident in North Korea on Sunday in what could turn out to be one of the worst incidents involving Chinese tourists in recent years. The accident occurred in North Hwanghae...

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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 ...