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Oil soars as Trump dumps Iran nuclear deal, dollar dips

Ahead of the announcement , senior officials from France, Germany, the United Kingdom and European Union met Abbas Araghchi, Iran's deputy foreign minister, in Brussels on Tuesday for talks on how to save the deal. The US will impose "the highest ...

ABOUT Saudi Arabia was intercepted over Riyadh two missiles

The Houthis and Saleh's General People's Congress (GPC) hold most of Yemen's northern half, while forces loyal to Hadi share control of the rest of the country with local tribes. Speaking earlier to CNN, he said that any factor that prevented the s...

Google 'pauses' all 8th Amendment Referendum ads

On the 25th of May 2018, the Irish abortion referendum will take place. Google is suspending all advertising connected to Ireland's abortion referendum as part of moves to protect "election integrity", the company announced Wednesday.

Indian Team against Afghanistan and Ireland/ England tours announced

Ajinkya Rahane will lead team India when they take on Afghanistan in their inaugural Test at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru from June 14. Cheteshwar Pujara and Ishant Sharma, who are playing for Yorkshire and Sussex respectively, will ho...

Delta flight in Denver evacuated because of smoke in the cabin

Passengers on the flight took to social media to share videos and images from inside the plane, saying they felt sick and asking Delta what caused the smoke inside the cabin. A third person tweeted about the incident, explaining that passengers wer...

Mahathir claims election win over ruling coalition

Official results from the Election Commission of votes cast showed that Prime Minister Najib Razak's ruling coalition, Barisan Nasional (BN), had so far won 25 of parliament's 222 seats and Mahathir's alliance had won 16. Shortly after his news con...

CCA ranks in top 10 of TN high schools in new report

Of those higher ranking: 13 are NYC Public Schools, 2 are in Westchester County, 1 on Long Island. Paul topped Minnesota's rankings, followed by Orono Senior High School, Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Secondary School, Math and Science Academy in Woodbur...

In Syria reported two dead in Israeli strike

No injuries have been reported . The rockets fire struck near the border with Syria. The IDF announcement came moments before President Donald Trump announced the USA was pulling out of the worldwide deal to limit Iran's nuclear weapons progra...

Indiana voters sort out 'Dante's Inferno' GOP Senate primary

Rep. Todd Rokita from the 4th District in west central Indiana . Braun emerged the victor Tuesday from a bruising Republican primary against U.S. Reps. Braun, who is also a former state legislator from Jasper, argued his experience is the closest ...

Mum Warns Against Dangerous Deodorant Challenge

On Friday, Jamie Prescott posted on her Facebook warning other parents about a new challenge students are doing, one in a similar vein of the Tide Pod or condom snorting challenge. The worrying trend can result in serious burns, as Jamie's phot...

Shock Ebola outbreak in Congo - 10 new cases suspected and two confirmed

Matshidiso Moeti, WHO regional director for Africa. According to the same source, the Ministry of Health is preparing the declaration of the epidemic in this part of the country to initiate an immediate response. The post Fresh Ebola Outbreak In...

Fmr. Police Officer Charged In Damond Shooting Makes 1st Court Appearance

Prosecutors said there have been no talks of plea deals or offers. Mohamed Noor, 32, will enter his plea in Hennepin County District Court in Minneapolis and court documents filed last month show he intends to argue he used "reasonable force" las...

Giuliani: Russia probe should stay away from Ivanka Trump

Specifically, the two men discussed recent rumors that Mueller's investigation may soon focus on Trump's daughter, Ivanka. Scarborough, a frequent critic of the president, took particular issue with Giuliani's assertion that FBI agents operating ou...

Aftermath of Israel strikes targeting Syria army position near Kisweh

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) however said that at least nine pro-government fighters were killed during the Israeli missile strikes. "Over the years, Iran and its proxies have bombed American embassies and military ins...

US Imposes Sanctions on Companies and Individuals in Venezuela

Pence also called on OAS member states to take "stronger action" on behalf of the Venezuelan people. In addition to announcing the sanctions , Pence also condemned Venezuela's upcoming May 20 election as a "fake election, with a fake outcome"....

NY attorney general resigns over abuse claims

Trump and [New York Gov. Andrew] Cuomo and - it should go without saying, but now it needs to be said - be a decent human being". Still, even without a formal police referral of charges in the case to prosecutors, there is the possibility that ...

Putin keeps Medvedev as prime minister

Following the voting, the Kremlin press service said that Vladimir Putin signed a decree appointing Dmitry Medvedev Russian prime minister. Medvedev, a loyal Putin lieutenant, has held the job since 2012. However, deputy prime ministers Arkady Dvorko...

Rebels all round as Lords vote to stay in single market

Nearly half Labour peers ignored party orders and voted for the amendment, adding to pressure on Jeremy Corbyn over his rejection of continued single market membership. "It's for that reason that we need to ensure that any continuation of the cust...

Pompeo traveling to North Korea, expected to return with American detainees

Most notably, Kim Jong-un has agreed to shut down North Korea's primary nuclear testing site in May and invite American and South Korean experts to give verification. Beijing is keen to avoid being left out in the cold in the wake of Kim's histor...

Stormy Daniels' attorney accuses Trump's team of making up facts

Avenatti speculated without proof that the money may have been used to replenish Cohen's account. CNN later reported that special counsel Robert Mueller questioned Viktor Vekselberg, the Russian reportedly behind the payments, about the sums hi...

Trump deploys Pompeo to N.Korea to prepare Kim summit

During his last visit over Easter, when he was Central Intelligence Agency director, Pompeo met with Kim Jong Un in an effort to assess what a summit might accomplish. In addition to planning the summit, Pompeo has been pressing the regime to release...

Israel offends Japanese PM by serving him dessert in a shoe

If this is meant to be humor, we do not find it amusing. Japanese officials were reportedly horrified after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was served dessert in a shoe during a dinner with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Segev's creative flai...

University of California service workers begin 3-day strike across California

About 14,000 members of the California Nurses Association, who work at UC's medical centers and student health clinics, are set to walk off their jobs, along with 15,000 members of the University Professional & Technical Employees, who include pharma...

California set to require solar on most new homes

New homes in California may soon be required to have solar panels . The state of California might soon require that almost all newly built homes have solar panels. The new solar mandate would apply to all houses, condos and apartment buildings up ...

Theory Debunked: King Tut's Tomb Has No Hidden Chambers

According to the ministry, a team of Italian geophysicists conducted Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) studies and analysis that conclusively disproved British Egyptologist Nicholas Reeves's theory, published in 2015, that the 3,000-year-old funeral cha...

Party chair calls for cancellation of exercise — Ekiti APC primary

According to him, Ekiti State would not allow the APC "to again reinvent the spirit of violence in the state" pointing out that Ekiti State started enjoying relative peace immediately after the exit of APC in 2014 when governor Ayodele Fayose too...

DP Ruto warned on new Gideon Moi-Raila Odinga pact

He, however, clarified that this was his own opinion and that he had the privilege of airing it out. This after a leading local mainstream newspaper on Sunday published a story attributed to Senator James Orengo saying that Mr Odinga will be in the...

Iran says it will stay in nuclear deal even if United States exits

Johnson said on Fox News' "Fox & Friends", which Mr. Trump regularly views. "We have plans to resist any decision by Trump on the nuclear accord", Rouhani said during a televised speech in northeast Iran, referring to the possibility that Trump ...

United States slams China over bid to police websites

The White House on Saturday harshly criticized China's efforts to require foreign airlines to change how they refer to Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau, labeling the effort "Orwellian nonsense". Hong Kong, a British colony until 1997, and Macau, a Portugu...

Fergie left off guest list to Prince Charles' party celebrating royal wedding

Thomas Markle will meet his daughter's fiancé for the first time when he arrives in the United Kingdom the week before the wedding, Kensington Palace said. One of Diana's two older sisters, Jane Fellowes, will give a reading during the ceremony to re...

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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 ...