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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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Jamal Khashoggi case: Saudis defy 'threats' over missing writer

The network said it will air the interview in full on Sunday evening. At this moment they deny it and they deny it vehemently. "There are other things we can do that are very, ve...

Armenia Hosts Summit Of Francophone 'Family'

Canada also had to consider its relationship with France - President Emmanuel Macron had backed the Rwandan bid in a move widely seen as increasing that country's influence in Af...

Hurricane Leslie bears down on Portugal, Spain

The storm will most likely hit land around the Portuguese capital of Lisbon, before moving across the peninsula, bringing winds of up to 100 km/h (60 mph), Spain's state weather se...

China says US made spy case ‘out of thin air’

A U.S. Department of Justice statement said Xu, a deputy division director for the State Security Department of China's Jiangsu province, targeted several U.S. They say he in...

Nepal storm kills several climbers in Himalayas

Five South Korean climbers - belonging to the group Koreanway Gurja Himal Expedition 2018 - including team leader Kim Chang-ho, were killed in the avalanche on Friday evening, The...

European Union official sees room for Brexit breakthrough next week

The DUP leader has warned the prime minister not to accept a "dodgy" Brexit deal she will later regret. "If the European Union doesn't match the ambition and pragmatism we've sh...

Infant Corpses Found Hidden in Detroit Funeral Home

Nine bodies were found in a cardboard box, two were found in caskets - all in a hidden section of the ceiling. The state shuttered the funeral home in April after finding multipl...

Pope accepts Cardinal Donald Wuerl’s resignation amid sex abuse scandal

Cardinal Donald Wuerl resigned amid two major sexual abuse and cover-up scandals rocking the Catholic Church . The grand jury report found that 1,000 people - a lot of them c...

Palestinian Wife Stoned to Death by Israeli Settlers in Occupied West Bank

Black smoke from burning tires covers the sky over Palestinian protesters hurl stones toward Israeli troops during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, Friday, Oct. Th...

Earthquake Shakes Indonesia's Java, Bali Islands, Killing 3

A string of earthquakes in Lombok in eastern Indonesia killed more than 550 people over the summer. "All my neighbours were also running". Tourists on bicycles ride past In...

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United Nations elects human rights abusers to its Human Rights Council

United Nations elects human rights abusers to its Human Rights Council

India was on Friday elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council, getting the most votesamong all candidates. India had previously been elected to the Geneva-based Human Ri...

Michael Bloomberg reregisters as a Democrat

Michael Bloomberg reregisters as a Democrat

Bloomberg was a registered Republican when he was elected mayor of New York City in 2001, though he left the party in 2007 and has been a political independent ever since. Bloombe...

Massive Earthquake Rocks Papua New Guinea

Massive Earthquake Rocks Papua New Guinea

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said that hazardous waves were possible on coasts within 300 km (186 miles) of the epicenter. The warning Center for tsunamis in the Pacific ha...

Theresa May verging closer to Brexit deal but is facing cabinet resignations

Theresa May verging closer to Brexit deal but is facing cabinet resignations

Media captionHelen Grant on the DUP: "I think they are bluffing". Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party on Thursday threatened to withdraw its support for British Prime...

Wuerl out as DC Archbishop … soon

Wuerl out as DC Archbishop … soon

McCarrick of Washington . Francis held talks with Cardinal Daniel DiNardo and other senior members of the bishops' conference just 48 hours after ordering an investigation into V...

Storm Callum: Roads closed and hundreds without power

Storm Callum: Roads closed and hundreds without power

In the Republic, where Storm Callum was set to first make landfall, a national emergency co-ordination group met yesterday for a briefing on the dangers posed by the intense weathe...

Air India flight hits wall at Trichy airport, gets diverted to Mumbai

Air India flight hits wall at Trichy airport, gets diverted to Mumbai

The matter was conveyed to the pilot in command. The flight IX-611, with 130 passengers and six crew, took off at around 1.20 a.m. and was then diverted to Mumbai where it made a...

Cyclone Titli: Schools, colleges to remain closed on Oct 11 & 12

Cyclone Titli: Schools, colleges to remain closed on Oct 11 & 12

Ganjam, Khurda, Puri, Jagatsinghpur and Kendrapara districts would remain in radar of the cyclone , and stands fair chances of incessant showers. Casualties were low as administ...

Pentagon Grounds Troubled F-35 Fighters After First Crash

Pentagon Grounds Troubled F-35 Fighters After First Crash

Christopher Harrison, a U.S. Marine Corps spokesman. The inspections should be complete within 24 to 48 hours, Task & Purpose reported , citing a Pentagon official. According to...