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Jordan's king appoints economist to form new government, calls for dialog

He also wants a dialogue over the planned income tax bill which has approval from Jordan's chief lender, the International Monetary Fund. Government plans to lift taxes have brought thousands of people onto the streets in the capital Amman and ot...

Trump attorney says Kim Jong Un 'begged' for summit

A weekly recap of the top political stories from The Globe, sent right to your email. But I think I've been preparing for this summit for a long time, as has the other side. "It would be wonderful if it were". "Well, it's gonna be much more than ...

U.S. diplomats evacuated after 'hearing odd noises in China'

After the first incident in Guangzhou , medical tests were offered to USA government employees and family members who requested them, the State Department said . At that time , US Senator Marco Rubio cast doubt on Havana's denials, arguing, "The i...

Trudeau expects 'difficult' conversations with Trump at G7

The White House was set on fire by British forces in 1814 during the War of 1812 with the United States. Trump's recent moves to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada , the European Union and Mexico have left American allies f...

Palestinian fans urged to burn Messi shirts if he plays in Jerusalem

The second Palestinian, who was with the man, fled after they damaged Israel's security fence, a military spokesman said. Any time Hamas or the smaller Islamic Jihad group resorts to firing rockets, they risk triggering a fierce Israeli response, esp...

Severed rattlesnake head bites Texas man

When he tried to dispose of the snake, the snake's head bit him , pumping all the venom it had into him, Sutcliffe said. As we learned from a story from KIIITV journo Marissa Cummings , the snake injected a huge amount of venom into the man.

Trump may seek separate trade deals with Canada, Mexico: U.S. adviser

The president was evidently referring to the August 24, 1814, burning of Washington by British troops . "You can go and ask the people who make comments, but here in Paris we don't make comments on how it went, or how hot, cold, warm or bad things...

European Union sets July timeframe for USA tariff reprisals

Trump also is set to hold a series of one-on-one meetings, including with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and French President Emmanuel Macron . The US imposed tariffs on steel and aluminium imports from its allies - the EU, Canada and Me...

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Police chase armored vehicle stolen from Virginia National Guard

A runaway armored vehicle has been spotted on Interstate 95, followed by several patrol vehicles. He later surrendered to police at East Broad and 11th streets in downtown Richmond. "It's never a boring moment in Richmond". Police declined to c...

Koch network announces plan to oppose Trump tariffs

Beyond quoting his brother's "declining health", Charles Koch did not describe David Koch's condition. "Unfortunately, these issues have not been resolved and his health has continued to deteriorate", Charles Koch wrote. Koch, 78, and his old...

Trump falsely accuses Canada of burning down White House

Anticipating a tense two days in Quebec, Trump has complained about having to attend the summit, particularly since it comes just before his high-stakes meeting in Singapore with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, said two people with knowledge of his ...

Jemima Goldsmith to sue Reham Khan if book is published

Following this, things got worse and now even Mahira Khan gave her two cents on the feud too. A "pre-action defamation protocol" letter was issued to Reham Khan by a firm in West London on May 30 which claims that manuscript of her upcoming book ...

California Primary Rule May Hurt Democrats' Bid To Unseat GOP's Rohrabacher

California is crucial to the Democrats' hopes of taking back the House of Representatives. So, what exactly is the California "jungle primary"? Bryan Caforio is the most progressive of the Democrats running here. But with Rohrabacher all but assu...

Two BSF soldiers killed in J&K as Pak violates ceasefire

They succumbed to their injuries while undergoing treatment at a hospital. Earlier in the day, the Indian Border Security Forces (BSF) continued unprovoked intensified mortar shelling on the Sialkot border villages in Phookaliyaan-Bajwat Sector of ...

Trump unblocks some, but not all Twitter users

Three Justice Department officials filed notice of their appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on behalf of Trump and Dan Scavino, the White House social media director. According to the resolution, blocking users in social net...

Northern California judge ousted for Stanford sex assault sentence

He voted to recall Persky . On Wednesday, voters in Santa Clara County decided not to be lenient toward Persky. The sentence, and the backlash to it, prompted California lawmakers to enact mandatory minimum sentences in sexual assault cases, a...

Guatemala: Fuego volcano eruption toll rises to 62, search for bodies continues

Police officers carry a wounded man after the eruption of the Fuego Volcano , in El Rodeo village, Escuintla department south of Guatemala City on June 3, 2018. Guatemala City's worldwide airport had been closed because of the risks posed to ...

New evacuations near Guatemala volcano set off panic

The institute said Tuesday evening that there was a moderate flow of risky volcanic material down the volcano, and warned of the possibility of a strong flow in some areas. People who lived in the area are now staying in temporary shelters. Conred sa...

White House Aide Who Made Crude Joke About McCain Leaves Job

Conway said it is up to Sadler if she wants to remain in the administration, possibly in a Cabinet agency role. Sadler's said in a White House staff meeting last month that McCain's opposition to now-CIA Director Gina Haspel didn't matter because...

Mexico hits US with retaliatory tariffs

Mexico has announced new tariffs on USA products in response to Donald Trump's decision to impose steep duties on imports of steel and aluminium. The US tariffs have been condemned by nations across the world, with Canada last week announcing...

Huge Fire Raging in Hotel Near London's Hyde Park (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

A terrifying fire at a London hotel exploded into a roaring social media bonanza. 'The Brigade was called at 15.55. The London Ambulance Service sent multiple crews to the scene of the fire , including its hazardous area response team, acc...

Mrs Trump set to make appearance after 24 days out of sight

According to the White House, the first lady returned home on May 19th. Where in the world is Melania Trump? Reporters were not allowed to attend. "She's looking at us, right there", he said, gesturing toward the residence. "Melanie is feeling an...

McConnell Cancels August Recess Over ‘Historic Obstruction by Senate Democrats’

For the plan to go ahead, it will rely heavily on support from Democratic lawmakers, which Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said he would be open to considering once he gets a look at the text of the plan. Democrats responded by embracing the new...

Hundreds missing as Guatemala volcano threatens new eruptions

The seismological, volcanic and meteorological institute Insivumeh heightened its warnings after the volcano erupted again earlier on Tuesday, forcing evacuations and sending rescue workers scrambling for cover. "Any type of disaster like this is a b...

China rebukes Taiwan president for Tiananmen comments

The number of casualties has never been fully disclosed, though estimates by human rights groups and witnesses range from several hundred to several thousand. They held up candles, sang songs and chanted for democracy and an "end to one-party dictato...

Kilauea Lava Flow Rolls Into Sea at Kapoho Bay

Photos show the lava's recent advance across the lush countryside and into the housing subdivision and bay. Emergency management officials estimated that hundreds of homes in those subdivisions were destroyed by lava in addition to the dozens of ho...

Crocodile kills pastor during mass baptism ceremony in Ethiopian lake

A Protestant pastor in Ethiopia was killed Sunday morning after being attacked by a crocodile while baptizing people in a lake, BBC reports . "He baptised the first person and he passed on to another one", a resident of the nearby town of Arba Min...

Putin, Trump 'Regularly Talk' Over the Phone

Russian President Vladimir Putin , in an interview broadcast on Monday , said he did not want to divide the European Union as he prepared to visit Austria in his first bilateral trip to a West European country in nearly a year. Mr Van der Bellen ...

Singapore's Capella Hotel Set for Historic US-North Korea Summit

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders confirmed Tuesday at the island's Capella Hotel would host the summit. "We are asked every day whether delegations from the USA and North Korea will stay at our hotel", she added . FOX Business reache...

Lava Destroys "Hundreds" More Homes In Hawaii

The flow's forward edge is now pouring into the sea, filling the once-popular Kapoho Bay. "We lost hundreds of homes in Kapoho Beach Lots and Vacationland overnight, but we don't have exact figures", Janet Snyder, a spokeswoman for Hawaii County,...

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Divided EU leaders meet for emergency talks on migration crisis

The two leaders also said they support the creation of closed reception centers where migrants would be held as they asylum claims are considered. But such "secondary movements" ar...

U.S. government reunites 522 children removed under 'zero tolerance'

More than 2,300 children were taken from their families in recent weeks under a Trump administration "zero tolerance" policy in which people entering the US illegally face being...

Saudi Women Gear Up For New Freedom As Driving Ban Ends Tomorrow

In many cases, women say they'll wait before rushing to drive to see how the situation on the streets pans out and how male drivers react. Women in Saudi Arabia have been eagerl...

Polls open in Turkey in biggest test for Erdogan

Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won 12 electoral contests in the last 16 years. But he reckoned without Muharrem Ince, the presidential candidate of the secularist Republican People's P...

First lady meets staff at Texas detention center

Trump becomes the first member of the President's inner circle to personally witness the situation that has captured the country's attention. Here is the problem: The role of the...

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern gives birth to first child

In a statement, Ardern said , "I'm sure we're going through all of the emotions new parents go through, but at the same time feeling so grateful for all the kindness and best wishe...

Jean Claude Juncker insists Ireland 'not alone' in Brexit negotiations

The BIC brings together representatives of the Irish and British governments, the devolved administrations in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales and the Isle of Man, Guernsey and...

Jog becomes 2-week nightmare when woman accidentally crosses US-Canada border

She was in Canada visiting her mother who lives in North Delta, British Columbia. She was held in the center for two weeks until immigration officials in Canada and the US both co...

Why Melania wore the jacket | Opinionated Woman

And sometimes, a first lady's choices can undercut her message, like when Michelle Obama drew scrutiny for sporting a pair of $540 Lanvin sneakers to volunteer at a food bank. The ...

CT lawmakers tour Texas detention facilities for immigrants

Rather than help push the bill to the finish line, Trump's mixed messages reinforced his role as an unreliable partner for House Republicans in the immigration debate. But Ryan b...

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Explosion rocks White City Stadium

Explosion rocks White City Stadium

An explosion has rocked White City Stadium in Bulawayo where President Mnangagwa was addressing thousands of people at a campaign rally. Zimbabwe's president says the explosive d...

Sarah Sanders asked to leave Virginia restaurant

Sarah Sanders asked to leave Virginia restaurant

Someone who claimed to be Sanders' server seemed to have posted earlier on social media about the incident. Sanders was dining at The Red Hen , a farm-to-table restaurant in Lex...

Suspect arrested in killing of rapper XXXTentacion

Suspect arrested in killing of rapper XXXTentacion

The Broward County Sherriff's Office had offered a $3,000 (£2,200) reward for any information about the killing . Slain rapper XXXTentacion was getting ready for fatherhoo...

Dozens hurt as attacker tries to throw grenade at Ethiopia prime minister

Dozens hurt as attacker tries to throw grenade at Ethiopia prime minister

Abiy had promised the crowd in his speech in Addis Ababa's Meskel Square that he would bring more transparency to government and reconciliation to a nation of 100 million people th...

First Lady Pays Surprise Visit to Migrant Children at Texas Detention Shelter

First Lady Pays Surprise Visit to Migrant Children at Texas Detention Shelter

The votes come after President Donald Trump's reversal on family separations at the USA and Mexico Border, which was something he touched on at Wednesday night's rally in Dulu...

Identifying U.S. troops returned from North Korea may be challenging

Identifying U.S. troops returned from North Korea may be challenging

North Korea has singled out Japan , a key United States ally in the region, for verbal attacks, threatening to "sink" the country into the sea and to turn it into "ashes". But a...

Melania Trump doubles-down with

Melania Trump doubles-down with "I really don't care" jacket

One user borrowed an image of the back of the Zara jacket to promote groups working on behalf of immigrant children. It was not available online as of Thursday afternoon. The N...

Melania Trump’s Jacket:

Melania Trump’s Jacket: "I Really Don’t Care, Do U?"

Somehow Melania's meme'd outerwear is more believable than what she actually wore. We can probably argue for days as to whether she did this on objective , though it does raise...

Children separated from parents at United States border sob, wail desperately

Children separated from parents at United States border sob, wail desperately

Further complicating matters, the Justice Department warned Tuesday that a 21-year-old court settlement could force authorities to again separate the immigrant children from ...