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Navalny, hundreds of supporters detained at anti-Putin rallies

According to a Russian monitoring group, the number of people arrested could be in the thousands. Earlier it was reported that representatives of the European Union and the United States commented on the mass arrests of people that occurred during ...

China state media sees positives in trade talks with US

According to Lighthizer, the main focuses for the USA delegation during the negotiations will be to resolve the problem of intellectual property theft and to open up the Chinese market to US companies in many areas, including agriculture, manufacturi...

Knife crime has created a war zone in Britain, says Donald Trump

The comments provoked anger in both France and Britain. In a speech to the National Rifle Association (NRA) in Dallas, Texas, yesterday in which he spoke out in favour of liberal gun laws, the USA president sarcastically questioned whether vans, tr...

Blue Jays activate Josh Donaldson from disabled list ahead of doubleheader

With his team trailing 7-5 in the sixth, Donaldson jumped on a first-pitch slider from Nick Goody and deposited it into the left-field seats to tie the game. Plus, get every single game of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, key Raptors & NBA Playoffs matchups...

Sentencing of Gloria Williams, Woman Who Kidnapped Kamiyah Mobley

She's making all of this about her", Mobley said. Williams brought the baby to SC and renamed her Alexis. Manigo said Williams told him she had given birth to their daughter when he was away. Facing a tough cross-examination from prosecutors,...

Iowa Republicans Pass Most Restrictive Abortion Bill in the Land

Kim Reynolds has signed a six-week abortion ban into law, marking the strictest abortion regulation in the nation. Sixteen states have enacted pain-capable laws prohibiting abortions at 20 weeks after fertilization based on evidence unborn childr...

US Judge Says Mueller Prosecutes Manafort Only to Get to Trump

Ellis was equally blunt in saying there must be limits on Mueller's authority. Breeden said the Manafort case is different. The August 2, 2017 memo was classic boostrapping. Ellis suggested Mueller's team was simply trying to put pressure on Mana...

Two arrested in relation to the murder of Liga Skromane in India

After about a month, on April 20, her decomposed body and her detached head were found in a bushy and marshy place in the Thiruvallam area of the state that's popular with tourists. Her passport, phone and other belongings were in her room. "The dr...

Tranquilised Bear dies in Nabarangpur

A reckless man was mauled to death in Odisha's Nabarangpur district after his bid to get a selfie with a wounded bear went wrong. As Independent reported, the man's friends filmed the horrific attack while standing a safe distance away.

Date, venue for Kim summit agreed, will be announced soon, Trump says

According to this narrative, Kim finally has a positive, welcoming message to which he can respond in kind, rather than Trump's insults and threats, which only provoke more vituperation from Pyongyang. Kim Hak-song' wife said that her husband was t...

Wind advisory becomes a warning

Friday morning temperatures at the Edmonton Blatchford station measure 7.2 C with calm winds, though the wind is expected to pick up later this afternoon. They say that could do things like toss loose objects and break branches off trees. Travel coul...

Russian warplane crashes in Syria

The multi-role Su-30 fighter jet and its variants entered full production in the 1990s and they are still widely used by Russia's air force. The jet reportedly crashed over the Mediterranean Sea after taking off from the Hemeimeem airbase in Syria...

China denies 'blinding' U.S. aircraft pilots with lasers in Djibouti

China opened its first ever foreign military base in Djibouti a year ago, joining the USA and a number of other countries with military installations in the nation, which is strategically located at the southern entrance to the Red Sea on the route t...

Local elections: Conservatives hold seats, Labour anti-Semitism concerns, Ukip 'crumbles'

Despite Labour winning more seats than all other parties combined the BBC pointed to "mixed results" for Labour, highlighting losses in safe Tory seats such as Wandsworth and Westminster . "Labour has won even more council seats than at our hi...

Film industry peeved at National film awards event

In an exclusive chat with Silverscreen , Resul Pookutty expressed his disappointment over the National Awards fracas and said though one can not question the President of India, who is the constitutional authority of the country, this is the fir...

Alleged NJ Mystery Pooper Is A Hudson Valley Native

Coaches and staff at Holmdel High School had reported seeing human feces at the track on a daily basis . He was arrested at 5:50 a.m. on Monday, according to NJ.com, and has been charged with lewdness, public urination/defecation and dumping of li...

Vice President Mike Pence to tour Calexico border on Monday

Pence is touring the reconstruction of an old border wall in Calexico that started with funding allocated almost a decade ago. Pence, who spent the night in the Los Angeles area, where he arrived Saturday afternoon, was scheduled to head south this...

Giuliani: Trump Fired Comey Because He Refused To Publicly Exonerate POTUS

In doing so, Giuliani referred to the agents as "stormtroopers, " a term originally used to describe specialist soldiers of the German army in World War I and adopted by the Nazi Party for members of its paramilitary wing. Trump in case he were to be...

Killed As Dust Storms Ravage India

He said there were 36 deaths in Agra district, while officials said 157 animals were also killed across the state. The intense storm and lightning uprooted trees, snapped power cables and led to the collapse of many thatched houses. The region...

President Trump to "Get involved" in Russian Federation investigation

Instead, he repeatedly declared the White House to be in "full cooperation mode". Flood is expected to enter live negotiations between Mueller's team and Trump's lawyers. "In fact when I chose to just do it, I said to myself, I said 'you know, th...

Confirmed: China has deployed missiles on the Spratly Islands

China has deployed a defensive missile system on the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea, the Chinese foreign ministry has confirmed. The White House warned Thursday that China would face "consequences" for its military buildup in contested wate...

Israel's information about Iran's nuclear program 'apparently outdated', Lavrov assumes

Numerous opposition factions and terrorist groups like Daesh* have been attempting to topple the government of President Bashar al-Assad and establish control. The United Nations' atomic watchdog previously reported such efforts and said it has "no c...

Congress is a gold medalist in corruption: PM Modi

Launching his election campaign in Karnataka , Prime Minister Narendra Modi accused the Congress of being obsessed with "politics of dynasty" and dared Gandhi to speak for 15 minutes on the achievements of the Siddaramaiah government without a...

U.S. returns thousands of smuggled biblical artifacts to Iraq

The U.S. will return 3,800 ancient artifacts to Iraq on Wednesday after it was discovered that they were smuggled into the U.S. under false identification and shipped to Hobby Lobby stores, federal officials said . He is behind the Museum of th...

Border patrol agents find tiger cub in abandoned duffel bag

A male tiger is pictured in a duffle bag that was seized at the border near Brownsville, Texas, April 30, 2018. The agent was responding to an illegal border crossing. Fish and Wildlife Service, told National Geographic a year ago. Still, senior ve...

Danish national jailed under Malaysia's anti-fake news law

Malaysia's Anti-Fake News Act covers "news, information, data and reports " that are deemed "wholly or partly false" and includes features, visuals and audio recordings. "I apologize to Malaysians". The judge had fined Sulaiman RM10,000 (~$2,549) ...

Kim Kardashian Seeks Pardon from Trump for Great-Grandmother Serving Life Sentence

While Kanye has been making freaky comments about slavery being a choice, Kimmy Kakes has apparently been working to free Alice Marie Johnson , who has been in jail for 21 years on money laundering and drug conspiracy charges - her first offense.

Trump trade chief wants to open China

The Chinese have welcomed the visit, which will involve Liu He, Xi Jinping's economic advisor and vice premier, exchanging views with his USA counterparts on bilateral trade and various economic issues, CCTV said on Wednesday. The US tariffs coul...

Stormy Daniels, Adult Movie Actress, Files New Lawsuit Against Trump Over Tweet

President Donald Trump for defamation, saying he lied by tweeting that her claim of being threatened if she discussed an alleged sexual encounter with him was a "total con job". "Mr. Trump used his national and worldwide audience of millions of peo...

Japan has no plan to move embassy to Jerusalem

During the meeting Abe also asked Netanyahu to rein in settlement construction. The meeting follows Abe's visit to Palestine on Tuesday for talks with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, making him the first leader of a major country to visit both...

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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 ...