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Famed Glasgow art school ravaged by fire again

Heath said fire crews were called about 20 minutes before midnight on Friday, and by the time they arrived fire had already spread to the whole building. He said firefighters who had battled to save the building four years ago were distraught to be...

Mullah Fazlullah who ordered attack on Malala Yousafzai killed in drone strike

Defense Ministry spokesman Mohammad Radmanish told TOLOnews that the strike happened at about 2:30am local time. USA forces had conducted the strike close to the border of Pakistan and targeted a "senior leader of a designated terrorist organisat...

Donald Trump nominated for Nobel Peace Prize by right-wing lawmakers in Norway

The nomination comes after Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway took a swipe at former President Barack Obama's own Nobel Peace Prize saying "look, the last president was handed Nobel Peace Prize". And betting company William Hill is now giv...

No Sex With Foreigners During World Cup, Russian Lawmaker Warns

His comments come after MP Tamara Pletnyova, head of the Russian parliament's committee for families, women and children, said on Wednesday that Russians should avoid sexual relations with foreigners, particularly if they were "of a different rac...

Merkel under internal pressure to abandon EU-wide solutions to migration crisis

She was widely criticised for letting in about one million in 2015. Merkel is locked in a standoff with her interior minister, Horst Seehofer, over his demand for some asylum-seekers to be turned back at the border. In the tense stand-off, an unnam...

Trump quip about North Korea's Kim sparks outcry on social media

President Donald Trump's military salute, returned to a North Korean general , is raising questions about the appropriateness of the deference he paid to aides of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during nuclear talks in Singapore this week.

Donald Trump Wants "His People" To Treat Him Like Kim Jung

Later Friday, Trump told reporters at the White House that his remark was a joke. "We now have a very good relationship with North Korea ", Trump said , arguing that before he entered office the United States' biggest problem was a nuclear-ar...

Rudy Giuliani: Comey Belongs in Jail

Trump hasn't made a decision yet, and his legal team will spend the weekend doing research and reading through a Justice Department inspector general's report to determine whether they can make a case that Mueller's investigation is invalid becaus...

Trump's personal lawyer wants Stormy Daniels' lawyer gagged

U.S. District Judge James Otero said Cohen had not shown he would suffer "immediate, irreparable injury" absent emergency relief against Daniels' lawyer, Michael Avenatti . Cohen's associates say that in recent days he has become increasingly irrita...

Trudeau’s criticism will cost Canada ‘a lot of money’

If Canada's negotiators want to do what's best for Canada, they should stop posturing before they do more damage to our industries. It came from an older, more familiar problem: The U.S. Trudeau's. Protectionism and the stagnation it brings haven't...

Trump, Kim sign 'very important' document

Kim said through a translator, "We've made a decision to leave the past behind". The leaders of South Korea, Japan and Malaysia were among those wishing for a successful summit. Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un have sat down and signed an official...

South Korea, US to announce whether to suspend joint drills

The Russian leader praised the historic meeting between the U.S. and North Korea , adding it was "without doubt just the first step towards a full-blown settlement". Trump's comments began as part of a discussion with " Fox and Friends " broadcastin...

Senators seek to soothe relationship with Canada

President Donald Trump's trade adviser Peter Navarro expressed regret Tuesday for having said there is "a special place in hell" for Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau . "You can't do that". But when the labour lawyer tweeted out a photo ...

Stone-faced Sanders is asked about detained immigrant children

At a press briefing on Thursday evening, Sanders responded to a question put by CNN journalist Jim Acosta on US Attorney General Jeff Session's invocation of Christian scripture to justify detaining children separately from their parents....

FM Klimkin: Trump did not say Crimea belongs to Russian Federation

Sen. Lindsey Graham stood by President Donald Trump on Friday after media criticized the president's comments on former President Barack Obama and Crimea. Russian Federation was kicked out of the group in 2014 due to its annexation of Crimea. "Just...

Trump says he won't sign GOP's compromise immigration bill

Asked about whether the White House backed either of the two House proposals on Thursday, press secretary Sarah Sanders did not directly answer. Underscoring the confusion, leaders canceled plans to use several votes Friday morning on unrelated b...

Judge jails ex-Trump campaign chair Manafort ahead of trial

Mr Manafort's trial on charges of money laundering and illegal lobbying is due to begin in September. Manafort pleaded not guilty to those charges Friday. Manafort's longtime associate, Konstantin Kilimnik - who prosecutors have said has ties to ...

Eid 2018: Kerala to celebrate tomorrow, rest of India on Saturday

The crescent of the Shawal moon was sighted in Jebel Hafeet, Al Ain, the International Astronomy Center was quoted by Khaleej Times on Thursday. Some parts of North America, Canada and the United Kingdom - where Saudi Arabia's Islamic calendar is...

2 riders fall after Dayton roller coaster derails

A photo the fire department shared on social media showed the front auto hanging down from the track while passengers in the other cars waited to be rescued. Daytona Beach Firefighters in the process of rescuing riders from rollercoaster accident at...

IG Finds FBI ‘WILLINGNESS’ to Intentionally Damage TRUMP PRESIDENCY

Trump was set to receive a briefing Thursday on the 500-page report, which the president is widely expected to use to launch fresh attacks against not only Clinton but also the law enforcement officials behind special counsel Robert Mueller's Ru...

Trump says he will halt Korea war games

It was the first meeting between a sitting USA president and a North Korean leader. Moreover, the US seems to have made broad concessions about stopping its military operations in South Korea - something which is being seen as a victory for the North...

Gunmen kill newspaper editor, two security guards in India's Kashmir

Shujaat Bukhari was shot by unidentified gunmen as he left his office in Srinagar , the disputed region's main city. Meanwhile, more details are awaited. A graphic video shot moments after the attack shows Shujaat lying head-down on the middle sea...

Italy and France spar over rejected refugee ship

Italy's new economy minister Giovanni Tria had been due to meet his French counterpart Bruno Le Maire in Paris Wednesday afternoon. The two governments have recently traded angry words over Italy's refusal to accept a rescue ship, Aquarius , carry...

USA drone strike kills Taliban chief

An American drone attack has targeted and killed the leader of the Pakistani Taliban in an eastern border province of Afghanistan, military officials and local intelligence sources confirmed to VOA. "Afghanistan's unilateral ceasefire with the Afghan...

Possible Tornado Collapses Multiple Buildings, Overturns Cars in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

Vehicles damaged from a powerful storm are seen outside a U-Haul in Wilkes-Barre Township, Pa., Wednesday, June 13, 2018. The mall near Wilkes-Barre was closed Thursday because power was out to much of the area after Wednesday's night confirmed ...

How anti-Trump hysteria helps the president on North Korea

Sputnik: What do you make of the reaction by North Korea's neighbours to the summit with Shinzo Abe saying no concrete steps have been taken? President Trump returned on Wednesday from his historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un i...

U.S. Sanctions Russian Companies for 'Malicious' Cyberattacks

All three individuals added to the SDN list have been targeted by the United States sanctions due to their links to the Divetechnoservice Company, the Russian diving-equipment producer, according to the Treasury. The US used new legislative authori...

Google Doodle celebrates diverse cultures for World Cup kickoff

The Associated Press reports that FIFA's member associations voted 134 to 65, with one no-vote, Wednesday in favour of the joint North American bid by Canada, the USA and Mexico to host the 2026 World Cup men's soccer tournament over that of Mor...

Officials hired to tape up Trump papers

Another unnamed sourced told Politico that Trump would tear up "anything that happened to be on his desk that he was done with", and that aides were unable to prompt the president to break his habit. "I had a letter from Schumer - he tore it up", h...

Kim Jong-un in Singapore for Summit with Donald Trump

The official was not authorized to speak publicly about internal deliberations and insisted on anonymity. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she found Trump's tweet disavowing the G-7 statement "a little depressing". Singapore is one of the few...

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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...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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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 ...

Rep. Chris Collins Suspends Re-Election Campaign After Indictment

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...