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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 fatherhood when he was fatally shot earlier this week. You want me to be graphi...

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 Lexington, Virginia which serves "inspired Shenandoah cuisine".

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 that has been torn by protests since 2015. "We should never get back to ...

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 Duluth. Mrs. Trump went further, saying she "hates" to see families separat...

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 US Forces Korea spokesman, Col Chad Carroll, denied a report by the So...

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 New Hope Children's Facility is run by Upbring, a non-profit organizati...

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 their parents in three weeks. "That is actually repeated a number of ...

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 eyebrows that if it weren't intentional, there would be someone in the...

Rescued migrants in Spain seeking French asylum

Officials say the rescued migrants include 123 unaccompanied minors, 11 younger children under the age of 13 and seven pregnant women. The odyssey of the migrants was vividly narrated by MSF Head of Emergencies. The journey to Valencia took almost ...

World leaders slam Trump for separating families at the US-Mexico border

USA immigration officials say 2342 children were separated from 2206 parents between 5 May and 9 June. President Donald Trump on Wednesday reversed his debunked argument that he had no authority to stop separations of undocumented immigrant famil...

Yemeni forces say they seized Hodeida airport runway

For days, Ahmed has been holed up in his living room, certain every night that the fighting would stop by morning. United Nations envoy Martin Griffiths held four days of talks in the rebel-held capital Sanaa in a bid to avert an all-out battle f...

North Korea's 'total denuclearization' has begun

President Donald Trump in Singapore . "But we have to get him to keep it tough", Trump said. In Seoul, South Korean President Moon Jae-in urged North Korea to present actionable plans on how it will scrap its nuclear programme, and for the U...

Sara Netanyahu, wife of Israel’s PM, charged with fraud

The corruption scandal surrounding Benjamin Netanyahu , the Israeli prime minister, took a new turn on Thursday when his wife Sara was charged with fraud and accused of illegally claiming NZ$145,000 for gourmet meals. She has denied wrongdoing, and ...

Suspect arrested in shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion

Williams was charged with one count of first-degree murder, violation his probation and a driving infraction. He was booked on charges including first degree murder, probation violation for theft of a vehicle and driving without a valid license.

House Republicans short of votes to pass immigration bill: lawmaker

But with success looking elusive, Republicans across the spectrum have begun to pin blame for failure on Democrats. In the unlikely event that the House approves the legislation, it seemed certain to go nowhere in the Republican-run Senate, where D...

South Korea, US to announce suspension of major military drills

And the agreement was followed by North Korea's implementation of "practical measures" for complete denuclearization - including a pledge to shut down its missile engine test site after the decision to dismantle the only nuclear test site in Punggy...

Why Melania Trump Is Facing Criticism for Her Latest Fashion Statement

East Wing communications director Stephanie Grisham told CNN in a statement that there wasn't any hidden meaning behind the jacket . 'There was no hidden message. She thinks that it's important that children stay with their families'. Trump ...

US Identifies North Korea Missile Test Site That Kim Vowed to Destroy

Japan plans to suspend the civilian evacuation drills it started past year while North Korea was repeatedly test-firing missiles near and over Japanese islands , officials said Thursday, citing diplomatic overtures from Pyongyang . "The US will n...

Koko, the gorilla who mastered sign language, dies at 46

Koko was born on the Fourth of July, 1971, at the San Francisco Zoo; her full name, Hanabi-Ko, is Japanese for "fireworks child". Koko appeared in several documentaries and twice on the cover of National Geographic . Researchers moved her to St...

Time magazine cover puts immigration crisis at Trump's feet

As soon as it was over, they were put into a van. The girl's mother was being frisked and body-searched (after which she was reportedly detained) when Moore took this picture. "All I wanted to do was pick her up". "It was a moonless night", Moore to...

President Trump Signs Executive Order to End Family Separations

Trump had tweeted early Wednesday, before issuing his order: "It's the Democrats fault, they won't give us the votes needed to pass good immigration legislation". The CPB official said it will continue to monitor if there is an increase in the numb...

Merkel faces ultimatum from ally over migrants

Merkel told reporters she was still convinced that Europe needed to work together to combat the causes of the refugee flow by helping improve conditions in the countries of origin while at the same time increasing security at Europe's outer borders...

Ankara Says Turkish Troops Begin Patrols in Rural Manbij

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim also confirmed the launch of the joint patrols during a meeting with civil society representatives in Istanbul. Earlier this month Turkey and the United States endorsed a tentative deal to overcome months of...

Israel arrests ex-minister suspected of spying for Iran

Gonen Segev , who worked as energy and infrastructure minister in the 1990s, "was recruited and acted as an agent on behalf of Iranian intelligence ", police and the Israel Security Agency, better known as the Shin Bet, said in a statement on Monday...

Israeli planes hit 25 targets in response to Gaza rocket fire: army

Air raid sirens and Israeli phone alert applications sounded throughout the pre-dawn hours. Hamas claimed the rocket fire was in response to Israeli targeting of "terror kite" and flammable balloon flyers, whose hundreds of airborne incendiaries ha...

Obama Attacks Trump for 'Ripping Children From Their Parents' Arms' - Trump Relents

Trump sought to emphasize that his administration still will take a zero-tolerance policy against illegal immigrants and will prosecute all who cross the border illegally. 'I didn't like the sight or the feeling of families being separated, ' the ...

United States President Donald Trump orders halt to family separations

One final point: Each and every child taken into US custody must be accounted for and returned to his or her parent. HHS Secretary Alex Azar told Fox News' "Special Report" that before families can be reunited, "we're going to have to see how t...

New Zealand leader Jacinda Ardern in hospital for birth

The much-anticipated arrival has gone global, as worldwide media outlets keep track of what is unfolding at Auckland Hospital. Ardern, 37, took office as New Zealand's third female prime minister previous year and announced in January that she ...

Kilauea volcano continues spewing lava from active fissure in Hawaii

A steam explosion at the summit will likely shower communities near the volcano with ash, the Hawaii Civil Defense Agency said. Friday marked the fifth day in a row an natural disaster with a magnitude of 5.0 hit the summit. From fissure 8, lav...

US Senate approves bill reinstating ban on ZTE

Unfortunately for Trump , many in the USA still oppose the decision with the Senate voting in favour of reinstating the ban . The legislation, which is considered crucial for continuing defense funding, was passed with 85-10 votes, one of a handf...

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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 ...