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National Guard C-130 crash kills 9 Puerto Ricans

Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport warned passengers to expect disruption to flights scheduled to depart on Wednesday afternoon. Gena Bilbo of the Effingham County Sheriff's Office says a large section of roadway has been shut down.

Oldest terrorist group Europe announced the dissolution

The disbanding caps a decade that has seen the group slowly fade and cease to be a threat for Spaniards. "Through this letter, and with all humility, ETA wants to provide you all with one last opinion". "ETA obtained nothing through its promise to ...

Netanyahu slams 'Holocaust denier' Abbas after remarks on Jewish history

US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman lately chided President Mahmoud Abbas's caustic speech delivered to a meeting of the Palestinian National Council in Ramallah. Abbas's remarks at the Palestine National Council "were distorted", Saeb Erekat ...

DOJ Cracks Down on Illegal Caravan With Federal Charges

About 140 others were still waiting in Mexico to turn themselves in at San Diego's San Ysidro border crossing, the nation's busiest, said Alex Mensing, project organizer for Pueblo Sin Fronteras, which is leading the caravan. Dozens of Hondurans, Gua...

Kim Jong-un understands denuclearization requires inspection: Seoul official

A letter to the editor attributed the easing of Korean tensions to President Trump's bullying ("Trump's approach on North Korea ends years of status quo", April 28) is filled with misinformation and confused associations. Apart from threats from ...

President Donald Trump nominated for 2019 Nobel Peace Prize

One of those 18 lawmakers is Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D. The group sent a letter to this effect to the Norwegian Nobel Committee on Wednesday. "You literally have history being made under President Trump, but yet President Obama got a Nobel Peace P...

Trump furious about Russian Federation investigation's questions and 'phony crime'

The circumstances of the subpoena move remained unclear. The President asks about the details of some of the meetings, the opinion of the trump of Komi and his reaction to some "confessions" dismissed officials, writes Rosbalt. The law firm of Will...

109 people detained for May Day violence in Paris

Radical leftist groups had issued a call on social media - both in French and English - for people to take part in a "revolutionary May 1" on the 50th anniversary of the 1968 student and worker protests which almost brought down the government of the...

Blasts kill around 20 in northeast Nigeria's Mubi - Adamawa police commissioner

Mubi resident Abdullahi Labaran said the first bomber mingled with worshippers who had gathered for prayers at the mosque at the edge of the market. The head of Adamawa State Emergency Management Agency, Haruna Hammanfuro also confirmed that the ...

Dominican Republic opens diplomatic ties with China, drops Taiwan

Economic opportunities created by ties with the second biggest economic power in the world is the main pull for these countries, which have to follow the "One China principle", and acknowledge Taiwan as an "inalienable part" of Chinese territory in...

Swiss police say 5th hiker dies after snowstorm in Alps

The regional Valais police said efforts to identify the victims continued Tuesday. The group had set out from the Dix rest-stop and had meant to make it to Vignettes to sleep, trekking along a route called The Serpentine. Valais police spokesman ...

Google celebrates 2018 Labour Day with doodle

The strike was followed by a bomb blast in Chicago's Haymarket Square on the 4th of May. Providing a university education for national model workers is a way of rewarding them and recognizing their selfless contributions, Xi said, adding that it al...

Paul McCartney to headline 2018 Austin City Limits Music Festival in October

Austin City Limits 2018 headliners will include Paul McCartney , Metallica , Childish Gambino and The Arctic Monkeys , according to a lineup released Tuesday by festival organizers. Vincent , Sylvan Esso , Father John Misty , Brandi Carli...

Rohingyas: UNSC delegation meets top leaders in Myanmar, B'desh

Theplomats are slated to head to northern Rakhine state on Tuesday. Suu Kyi, the de facto leader of mainly Buddhist Myanmar, has been pilloried overseas for her failure to speak up for the Rohingyas or publicly condemn the army for driving them out...

Iran will respond to "Israeli aggression", MP says after Syria attacks

The US could withdraw from the deal completely on May 12 - the next deadline for waiving Iranian sanctions. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu revealed the mission in a speech accusing Iran of "brazenly lying" about its nuclear capabilities .

Lion mauls South African sanctuary owner in enclosure

Hodge and his wife started off raising lions in 2003 on a farm about 18 miles from Thabazimbi . 'It had put the lion on edge but when Mike went in the lion turned and came for him and he ran but couldn't get through the gate quick enough and...

Comey dismisses House report on Trump-Russia collusion as a 'political document'

Comey said on Sunday on NBC's Meet The Press that he considers the report , issued on Friday by the Republicans, to be a "political document". Graham also addressed the investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's use of a pri...

John Kelly Clashes With Media Over Alleged 'Idiot Trump' Remarks

The disagreements between the retired four-star general and the businessman-turned-president have grown more animated, and on one such occasion a year ago Kelly blasted the president as "an idiot" to staffers, the former administration official t...

Jackson unlikely to return as Trump doctor

Ronny L. Jackson, who withdrew from consideration for secretary of veterans affairs last week amid allegations related to his professional conduct, is unlikely to return to his role as the president's doctor, according to a person familiar with the m...

Lydia Ko wins Mediheal Championship to end two-year drought

The previous world No.1 had not tasted victory since July 2016, however the New Zealander produced what she described as the most effective shot of her profession to clinch the LPGA Mediheal Championship in California Sunday. Ko turned 21 during the ...

Barnier warns Brexit talks at 'risk' over Ireland issue

Barnier acknowledged the backstop proposal was "the subject of heated discussions in the UK", and said there were "three points to avoid any misunderstandings". "He has taken the time to understand the complexities and indeed the vulnerabilities of I...

BBC Journalist Shot Dead at Afghan's Khost Province

The attacks in rapid succession were a grim reminder of the strength of both the Taliban and Islamic State's emerging Afghanistan branch to wreak violence despite stepped up US air attacks under Trump's new policy for the 16-year-old war.

Donald Trump sued for defamation by adult film actress Daniels

Trump retweeted a photo of the sketch alongside a picture of Daniels' former boyfriend and wrote , "A sketch years later about a nonexistent man. A total can job, playing the Fake News Media for Fools (but they know it)!" Represented by Californi...

China's foreign minister to visit North Korea this week

At the same time, relations have become somewhat strained over North Korea's nuclear weapons programme, as China fears it will bring instability to the region and could boost the standing of the United States in Asia through its ally South Kor...

Power Ministry aims to electrify every household by Dec end

Former Power Secretary, P Uma Shankar told the Times Of India , "Village electrification means that the infrastructure to supply power has now reached certain parts of the village". He also shared photos showing workers carrying the equipment need...

Western aggression only strengthens Syrian resolve to defend sovereignty - Assad

He said that the main target of the missile was the location of the 47th Brigade of the Government. However, a source in the pro-Shiite Iranian-backed forces in Syria said that Iran had indeed lost at least 11 of its personnel in the attacks, with ...

President Buhari, Donald Trump in meeting

The North American group faces one rival bid from Morocco, with the decision by world football's governing body FIFA to come on June 13. The US president also raised eyebrows in March by firing Rex Tillerson as secretary of state while he was visit...

Eight men molest, tear off clothes of girl in Bihar's Jehanabad

The girl is seen vehemently struggling to escape the group. The girl is seen in the footage helplessly fighting her attackers, majority teenagers, who are heard laughing and jeering while tearing her clothes off. Most of the attackers seen in the v...

Iran's Khamenei says USA provokes Saudi Arabia to deepen regional crisis

Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei said that the US Department of Treasury has turned into "a war room" against Iran. Leader of the Islamic Revolution Imam Sayyed Ali Khamenei said the U.S. Saudi Arabia and Iran are longtime regional rivals, an...

Israeli leader schedules special announcement on Iran

According to documents seen in the archive, the goal of Project Amad was to build five warheads, each with 10-kiloton TNT yield for integration on a ballistic missile. President Trump has always been critical of the Obama-era agreement, calling it ...

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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 ...