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USA issues travel warning to 5 Mexican states

The State Department had earlier asked the U.S. citizens to not travel to all or part of those states, but this time the warnings are stricter as they have been placed on a level 4 - the same category given to war-torn Somalia, Afghanistan and Sy...

32 missing after Iranian tanker collides with Chinese ship, spills oil

The Crystal's 21 Chinese crew were rescued. The environmental impact was not immediately clear, and the Chinese government did not give details as to the size of the spill. "We have no information on their fate", he told the news agency. "There is ...

Huge fire at scrap yard near Dublin Airport

There are eight units at the scene of the St Margaret's/Sandyhill plant in the north of the capital. A massive fire has broken out in a recycling plant beside Dublin Airport. But people with breathing difficulties are being advised to avoid the are...

Magnitude 7.6 earthquake hits in Caribbean north of Honduras; tsunami advisory canceled

The U.S. Geological Survey measured the quake at a preliminary magnitude of 7.6. Tsunami centres issued advisories for Puerto Rico, the Cayman Islands, Cuba, Jamaica and other Caribbean islands as well as on the coasts of Mexico and Central Ameri...

Trump Argues the Russia Investigation Is Hurting the US Government

Asked whether he would be willing to meet special counsel Robert Mueller, Trump deflected the question by repeatedly denying that investigators had found any evidence of collusion between his campaign team and Russian Federation. Later in the press c...

3700 arrested during protests in Iran: MP

The demonstrations were the largest in Iran since the June 2009 "Green Revolution", triggered by a presidential election that protesters said was fraudulent. It remains hard for journalists and outsiders to piece together what's happening beyond Te...

Ecuador seeking possible mediation in Assange case

WikiLeaks has previously claimed that Assange could be extradited to the USA, where he could be arrested for publishing hundreds of thousands of classified U.S. The Ecuadorian government has reportedly sought a plan to end Julian Assange's world's...

Canada braces for possible U.S. exit from NAFTA trade pact

Those obstacles include several USA demands that both Canada and Mexico view as unacceptable: more-restrictive rules-of-origin for autos, the elimination of a dispute resolution process for antidumping and countervailing duties and a five-year sunset...

Six killed, 20 injured in blast near Balochistan Assembly

Five to six terrorists had stormed into the police training centre at Sariyab Road and targeted at least 60 security officials after taking them hostage under the cover of aerial fire. According to sources, a suicide bomber riding a motorcycle detona...

Steve Kerr believes LaVar Ball has become 'the Kardashian of the NBA'

In a Tuesday morning attempt to advance the ball on Rick Carlisle's dismantling of ESPN's love affair with the eloquently obnoxious LaVar Ball, I asked the Dallas Mavericks coach whether there is a "slippery slope" in his position as the presiden...

BJP hits out at Rahul Gandhi, says his Bahrain speech 'irresponsible

You have shown us how you have built the countries you have journeyed to. Rahul also underlined the Bharatiya Janata Party's ( BJP ) performance in the recently concluded Gujarat elections and said that though the state is the BJP's bastion it siph...

US President Donald Trump to attend Davos economic forum

The decision comes as a surprise to many observers, as he missed last year's gathering of the world economic elite and is a known critic of globalist policies that dominate in the forum. It is unusual for a United States president to attend the Swiss...

Russian Federation criticises USA decision to call United Nations meeting on Iranian protests

There has been more than a week of unrest in Iran in which 22 people have died and more than 1,000 arrested, according to Iranian officials. The French diplomat was blunt when he said that the violations of the demonstrators' rights "do not const...

Zarif to be invited to European Union for talks over Iran protests

Bush; Michael Hayden, former director of the National Security Agency and Central Intelligence Agency, and Admiral Eric Olson, former commander of Special Forces. "Our region will not become a safer region without the JCPOA". Iranian Vice President...

Red Cross issues urgent call for blood, platelet donors

Types O negative and O positive blood are the most important due to their universal tendencies, the press release said. "We especially need blood this time of year". The Red Cross says there's an urgent need now for blood and platelets of all types...

Neighbours star Craig McLachlan denies sexual abuse claims

The Doctor Blake Mysteries aired on Australian public broadcaster ABC , where it was its top drama for several years. "While we clearly can not comment on the details of this particular case, sexual assault in any form is unacceptable, and we w...

British PM May to reshuffle cabinet, appoint new ministers

Her first act was to replace the Tory party chairman Sir Patrick McLoughlin as punishment for having spearheaded a poor campaign in the general election in June a year ago when the number of Conservative MPs slipped from 331 to 318, thereby depriving...

Windsor councillor calls for removal of beggars ahead of royal wedding

Dudley referred to an "epidemic" of homelessness and vagrancy in Windsor and suggested many of those begging in the town are not really homeless. Simon Dudley, the Conservative leader of the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead council, has ...

Iranian tanker burns, spills oil after collision off China's coast

The tanker's 32 crew members including 30 Iranians and two Bangladeshi sailors were missing in the incident. The Chinese and South Korean Coast Guard's are responding. The tanker was carrying 136,000 tons (nearly one million barrels) of condensate ...

Mohamed Salah is 2017 CAF African Footballer

While he single-handedly led Egypt in the World Cup qualifiers and helped his country in securing a FIFA World Cup berth since 1990. The Egyptian pipped his Liverpool team-mate, Sadio Mane to first place, with Borussia Dortmund's Pierre-Emeri...

Man dies in Stockholm metro station blast

According to local media, a 60-year-old man is critical condition, because the device exploded in his hands as he lifted it from the ground. Swedish newspapers Expressen and Aftonbladet reported that the device was a hand grenade. Police also sai...

In many ways, the Wolff book will actually help Trump

The tweets were another sign of Trump's frustration at what he views as unfair treatment by the news media of his presidency amid a federal investigation into whether he or his campaign aides colluded with Russian Federation during the 2016 president...

Weekend high: Sydney almost sets heat record

Record-breaking heat has hit southeastern Australia over the past few days leading to widespread fire bans as temperatures passed 40 degrees Celsius. Sydney is forecast to have poor air quality on Sunday which can especially affect people with asth...

Breitbart News still behind Bannon despite backlash

Karl Rove joined Dana Perino on "The Daily Briefing" to react to President Trump's apparent break with Steve Bannon . Coming back to Bush's tweet, he was one of the many republicans who distanced themselves from Trump's former campaign CEO fol...

Switzerland claims another Hopman Cup title

With the win, Federer won her second Hopman Cup and the world No.2 was reminded of his first, which he won with Hingis. Zverev came out all guns blazing in a high-intensity first set where both players produced moments of brilliance, with both ho...

Powerball jackpot reaches $460 million

Powerball and Mega Millions lottery tickets, Jan 3, 2018 in San Anselmo, Calif. Players who buy the bundle get a $2 Powerball® with Power Play® ticket, a $2 Mega Millions® ticket, and a free $1 Natural State Jackpot ticket. The victor did not have ...

Pakistan in a state of flux, tension between military, civilian elements

It believes that a Pakistani crackdown could be pivotal in deciding the outcome of the war in Afghanistan-entering its 17th year-by weakening the Taliban militarily and forcing the organization to the negotiating table. The United States has suspende...

North Korean missile landed on its own town

The rocket reportedly crashed into the city of Tokchon and seriously damaged industrial or agricultural buildings. A United States source quoted in The Diplomat said the missile's engines failed around one minute into their flight. The report s...

Clinton Foundation probed by Federal Bureau of Investigation again

The investigation, led by the FBI field office in Little Rock, Arkansas, is being overseen by the U.S. attorney's office in the state, according to the source. But Mr Sessions at the time told a Senate hearing there was no basis to appoint a special...

Taiwan investigates man over illegal North Korean oil sales

Prosecutors in Taiwan said they're investigating a man suspected of involvement in illegal oil sales to North Korea. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying told reporters she had noted recent media reports including suggestions a Chin...

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Killed In Gas Explosion At School In Crimea

Photographs from the scene of the blast posted by local media outlet Kerch.FM showed that the ground floor windows of the two-story building had been blown out, and that debris f...

Canada makes history with first legal pot purchase in St. John's

As of 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, adults will be allowed to carry and share up to 30 grams of legal marijuana in public, according to a bill that passed the Senate in June. Uruguay was...

Theresa May to give Brexit update after talks break down

May was is set to make a statement to Parliament later on Monday. The key issue of how to prevent the return of a hard border between Northern Ireland and EU-member Ireland h...

Australia Takes Trump’s Lead, Considers Moving Israeli Embassy To Jerusalem

Arguing that a two-state solution has failed to achieve peace between Israel and the Palestinians , Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced that his government is contemplati...

Trump tells '60 Minutes' that climate change will 'change back again'

Keeping to the target of 1.5 degrees Celsius of warming against pre-industrial levels agreed to in the internationally-backed Paris climate change agreement of 2015 will mean "ra...

Hauwa Liman: How Boko Haram killed Red Cross staff

According to him, killing another aid worker whose only crime is dedicating her life to make life better for others confirms that Boko Haram has sunken to its lowest level of wea...

Jared Kushner likely paid no taxes for years - despite making millions

In the eyes of the IRS, real estate depreciates over time , so there is a provision that allows property owners to deduct a part of the cost related to their assets each year. Kus...

Melania Trump's spokeswoman wants to boycott T.I

The woman is wearing a jacket that reads "I REALLY DON'T CARE, DO U?" Check out the clip above. While the White House was outraged over both T.I.'s music video and Brown's rema...

Sex abuse allegations 'political' - minister

Is there an agenda? "You be the judge", Akbar said , referring to the elections to be held in five states-Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Mizoram and Telangana-starting...

Amal Clooney Blasts Trump For Mocking Dr. Christine Blasey Ford

Dr. Ford testified that Brett Kavanaugh , Mr. Trump's Supreme Court nominee, had pinned her on a bed, tried to take off her clothes and covered her mouth in the early 1980s, when ...

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Trump Threatens To Withdraw Honduras Aid Over Approaching Migrant Caravan

Trump Threatens To Withdraw Honduras Aid Over Approaching Migrant Caravan

The group has swollen in size since leaving San Pedro Sula, one of the world's most unsafe cities, on Friday. The latest caravan was launched a day after Vice President Pence ur...

Trump says defense chief Mattis 'could be' leaving post

Trump says defense chief Mattis 'could be' leaving post

Trump added that he and Mattis "get along very well". By that, I mean that in our duties, we were brought up to obey the elected commander in chief, whoever that is. Mattis has ...

Pro-Trump Mob Assaults Protesters in NYC:

Pro-Trump Mob Assaults Protesters in NYC: "Are You Brave Now, F*ggot?!"

The fact that it's taken three days for the department to publicly call for all of the men to be taken into custody has a variety of elected officials and community leaders calli...

Russian Orthodox Church severs ties with Ecumenical Patriarchate

Russian Orthodox Church severs ties with Ecumenical Patriarchate

The Moscow Patriarchate has denied being a tool of the Kremlin and says it has tried to bring about peace in eastern Ukraine. Ilarion said that Constantinople's decision to back ...

Trump calls Elizabeth Warren ‘total fraud,’ offers to give DNA test himself

Trump calls Elizabeth Warren ‘total fraud,’ offers to give DNA test himself

In a second tweet moments later, Trump alleged that Warren's claims of Native American heritage "have turned out to be a scam and a lie" and called for Warren to apologize for ...

A judge dismisses Stormy Daniels’ lawsuit against Trump

A judge dismisses Stormy Daniels’ lawsuit against Trump

After Whoopi Goldberg read Trump's tweet , in which he also denied knowing Ms. Daniels, Sunny Hostin chimed in, saying "he didn't think she was a horseface when he was having an a...

China's USA ambassador vows Beijing will defend its own interests

China's USA ambassador vows Beijing will defend its own interests

Anyway, it makes for a pretty hilarious segment. Trump on 60 Minutes: Lesley Stahl tells Trump: "I wish you could go to Greenland, watch these huge chunks of ice just falling...

Australia mulling embassy move to Jerusalem - PM

Australia mulling embassy move to Jerusalem - PM

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has attempted to persuade other countries to move their embassies to Jerusalem. Labor reminded the government that Frances Adamson, th...

British Mountain Biker Shot Dead By Hunter In French Alps

British Mountain Biker Shot Dead By Hunter In French Alps

The hunter was taken to hospital for shock. Dozens of gendarmes surrounded the area where the tragedy happened, as others attempted to contact the victim's next of kin. "He now f...