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USA envoy Nikki Haley goes on inter-faith journey in India

US permanent representative to the United Nations Nikki Haley also met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and discussed ways to enhance India-US cooperation in various fields, including counter-terrorism. The UN ambassador played down rumors of a rift, say...

Shooting Attack at Maryland Newspaper Leaves Multiple Dead, Injured

Two other local hospitals said they had not received patients. Phil Davis , a reporter who covers courts and crime for the paper, tweeted that the gunman shot out the glass door to the office and fired into the newsroom, sending people scrambling...

Indonesia shuts Bali airport on Friday due to ash from volcano

A number of flights between Australia and Bali have also been cancelled after the Mount Agung volcano began spewing water vapour and ash two kilometres into the air. Volcanic ash is hard and abrasive, and can damage propellers and turbo compressor bl...

USA border agents halt migrant family prosecutions

In a complaint filed with the U.S. district court in Seattle, the states called President Donald Trump's June 20 executive order purporting to suspend the separations " illusory". After falsely blaming Democrats for the separations and insisting th...

Trump, Putin to Meet July 16 in Finland

Finland's non-NATO status also offers Trump the chance to make the kind of symbolic gesture that carries significant weight in worldwide relations: He'll be leaving North Atlantic Treaty Organisation territory to meet with Putin, a move that will und...

'2 Israeli missiles' hit area near Syria airport

Last month, Washington said it would take "firm and appropriate measures" to protect the cease-fire, but activists in the region say rebel groups have since been told not to expect an American intervention to defend them. Jordan is already hosting ab...

Trump to Meet Russia's Putin in Finland on July 16

Their meeting offers yet another historical precedent for Finland as a site where American and Russian leaders have come together in the past. US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet in Helsinki on 16 July t...

The Supreme Court's Travel Ban Ruling 'a Moment of Profound Vindication'

McConnell refused to act on Obama's nomination of Merrick Garland , and the seat was left open for a year until Trump nominated Neil Gorsuch. The 5-4 ruling keeps in place a reworked version of the ban that was introduced in September.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez upsets Joe Crowley in NY congressional primary

He puts emphasis on her previously working as a bartender . She noticed that Celler, who was first elected in 1922, didn't spend much time in his Brooklyn district, and he was 84 years old. With grassroots organizing and old-fashioned door knockin...

Turkey opposition chief says won't congratulate 'dictator' President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

However, the main opposition party said it was too early to concede defeat and said it believed Mr Erdogan could still fall short of the 50 per cent needed to avoid a presidential runoff on July 8. Last night, Erdogan was already celebrating ...

States sue Trump administration over separation of immigrant families

Many Republicans deride that plan as amnesty for lawbreakers, a potential attack line their next primary challenger could wield against them . In a complaint filed with U.S. He called on Congress to fix the Flores agreement. Sessions and others...

More protests planned over immigrant family separations

Unlike most judges, those in immigration courts are not separate from the executive branch. Theresa Cardinal Brown of the Bipartisan Policy Center - who also worked on immigration policy under Presidents Obama and George W. He also accused Demo...

Girl In Sex Video Receives Threats After Junior Guzman-Feliz's Murder

A violent New York City gang reportedly claimed responsibility for killing a 15-year-old male, then apologized to the family, saying he was the wrong person. She added: "I just landed from LA & came straight to the Bronx to say a prayer & pay my re...

Pompeo says no timeline on North Korea negotiations

Japan started civilian evacuation drills past year as North Korea test-fired numerous missiles near, and over, some Japanese islands. Many observances took place in South Korea involving officials including South Korean President Moon Jae-in.

Trump urges Republican lawmakers to drop immigration effort

Florida Sen. Bill Nelson and four of the state's Democratic House members are touring a detention center where about 100 immigrant children taken from their parents are being held. On Wednesday, President Donald Trump signed an order to stop the se...

Jared Kushner: U.S. Ready to Work with Abbas

Kushner and US Presidential senior envoy Jason Greenblatt are now visiting Israel as part of a regional tour to meet officials of Israel, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Egypt and Jordan. It also said the army ordered 21 Palestinian families to leave their home...

Thousands flee as winds fan growing California wildfires

According to Cal Fire, the out-of-control blaze has burned 1,500 acres as of 7 a.m. today, destroyed 14 structures and is threatening 600 more. It resulted in a mandatory evacuation for Spring Valley, which sits east of Clear Lake off Highway 20, as ...

Authorities: 7 arrests in connection with fatal stabbing

Information on his lawyer wasn't immediately available. Lesandro Guzman-Feliz's murder received national attention for the sheer brutality of it, and for what investigators said they believed was a case of mistaken identity, reports the New York...

Trump Administration: We Know Where All The Separated Children Are

Trump wore a jacket to visit border kids that reads: "I really don't care". "Womp, womp" is a reference to former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, who-in a segment aired by Fox News-said that phrase in response to hearing the story of a ...

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" are hard to stop in the border-free Schengen zone, and have been widespr...

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 eagerly waiting for this day for a long time . "It is a very important ste...

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 prosecuted. It was not immediately clear Friday where the parents of c...

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 first family is TO care - about the country and the world - including...

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 Party (CHP), whose feisty performance at campaign rallies has galvanise...

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 wishes from so many people". "We're a family that are fairly well grounded ...

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 Jersey crown dependencies. The Commission President did not try his l...

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 confirmed she could go back across the border. She was taken to the US-Ca...

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 White House Director of Communications for FLOTUS, Stephanie Grisham...

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 believes Trump would need to veto that bill, and as his speakership win...

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 device in an attack on his campaign rally went off a "few inches away f...

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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 ...