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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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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 ...

Rep. Chris Collins Suspends Re-Election Campaign After Indictment

At one point, you could hear Congresswoman McMorris Rodgers chiming in. If President Donald Trump is going to fire special counsel Robert Mueller that also has to happen afte...

Maryland, DC Prepare For Unite The Right Rally

That's what happened previous year at the original "Unite the Right" rally and at a July 2017 Ku Klux Klan gathering in Charlottesville, where Klansmen were outnumbered 20-to-1. T...

Evacuations still in place as fire grows overnight

That's an assessment climate scientists and fire ecologists agree with, as NPR's Kirk Siegler reports : "People should not take solace that this is the worst it's going to get". '...

Trump imposes higher tariffs on Turkey, sending lira crashing

Hesse said that European banks could suffer losses if they loaned money in Turkey or owned Turkish banks but that the possible losses were not large enough to trigger a eurozone ba...

New quake rocks Indonesia, toll in previous one reaches 259

Rescue workers look for survivors of Sunday's natural disaster on the Indonesian island of Lombok. Thousands of tourists visiting Lombok - as well as the nearby Gili Islands and...

Man steals aircraft from Seattle airport, fighter jet scrambled

Flights out of Sea-Tac, the largest commercial airport in the Pacific Northwest, were temporarily grounded during the drama. Horizon Air is part of Alaska Air Group and flies sho...

Bill Schuette and Gretchen Whitmer Win Michigan Gubernatorial Primary Races

Whitmer, a former legislative leader, defeated chemical-testing businessman Shri Thanedar and ex-Detroit health director Abdul El-Sayed in Tuesday's primary. Gretchen Driskell for ...

Death toll touches 29, red alert in 8 districts

Some visuals from flood-affected areas of the coastal state. The South-West monsoon has been vigorous over Kerala , resulting in heavy rains in various parts of the state for ...

In Gaza Flare-Up, New York Times Obscures Cause and Effect

Israeli aircraft struck more than 150 targets in Gaza overnight and Palestinian militants fired scores of rockets, including a long-range missile deep into Israel, escalating fig...

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At Least Four Killed in Canada Shooting

At Least Four Killed in Canada Shooting

It was not immediately clear what caused the shooting. Canadian Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale told reporters he could not discuss details of the latest shooting. Tim Moreh...

US Senator Presents Letter From Trump For Putin

US Senator Presents Letter From Trump For Putin

However, deputy White House spokesman Hogan Gidley said the missive was a "letter of introduction" that Trump had written at Paul's request and "mentioned topics of interest that...

Saudi Arabia 'threatens' Canada with 9/11 style attack

Saudi Arabia 'threatens' Canada with 9/11 style attack

In response, the Saudi Arabian government took quick retaliatory action by expelling Canada's ambassador and calling their own home, suspending all new trade deals, cancelling all ...

US can't be trusted, Iran's Rouhani tells North Korea

US can't be trusted, Iran's Rouhani tells North Korea

North Korea's nuclear weapons program has caused global tension for decades and the rhetoric and threats from Kim and Trump had been especially hostile before their June meeting...

Israeli strike kills 2 Hamas militants in disputed area

Israeli strike kills 2 Hamas militants in disputed area

A 6-meter high fence and additional security measures will be installed on the barrier by the end of 2018, the ministry said in a statement . The incident took place as Egypt ...

Yemen war: 'Children killed' in bus attack

Yemen war: 'Children killed' in bus attack

CNN reported that dozens of children under the age of 15 were killed in the attack, and many more were injured, according to reports from Yemeni officials and the Red Cross . N...

Forensic Accountant Next Up in Manafort Trial as Gates Ends Testimony

Forensic Accountant Next Up in Manafort Trial as Gates Ends Testimony

Prosecutors summoned Mr Gates to give jurors the first-hand account of a co-conspirator they say helped Mr Manafort carry out an elaborate offshore tax-evasion and bank fraud schem...

Lombok quake: Advice for travellers

Lombok quake: Advice for travellers

She live tweeted the natural disaster to her 10.6m followers. A 6.4-magnitude quake shook the island July 29 , killing more than a dozen people and briefly stranding hu...

Trump asks supporters to vote on logo for 'Space Force' gear

Trump asks supporters to vote on logo for 'Space Force' gear

At that point, the subject of a service branch for space had already been the subject of hot debate within the military and Congress. Leaders of the Air Force , which now owns ex...