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Canada woman breaks silence on PM groping allegation

Last month, Canadian political commentator Warren Kinsella posted a photo of a 2000 editorial from the Creston Valley Advance , a small-town newspaper in British Columbia, which said that Trudeau had " groped " one of their female reporters at t...

Woman Climbs Statue of Liberty on July 4 in ICE Protest

The naturalized United States citizen from Congo was escorted off the landmark by police on Wednesday, and pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor trespassing and disorderly conduct on Thursday. In a democracy we do not rip children-we do not put childre...

Hurricane Beryl bearing down on Lesser Antilles

The island's meteorological service warned of six to 12 inches of rain and said weather conditions would start deteriorating Saturday night on Dominica, which is rebuilding from Hurricane Maria , which hit as a Category 5 storm a year ago.

UK police race to find source of new nerve agent poisoning

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov described the case as "very worrying" but said Russian Federation had no information "about what substances were used and how they were used". Chemical weapons expert Hamish de Bretton-Gordon said: "I understand that...

Sharif guilty verdict brings fresh Pakistan election fears

Both Sharif and his daughter were in London on Friday with Sharif's wife, Kulsoom, who is being treated there for cancer and is in a coma after suffering a heart attack last month. "I will continue my struggle till the people of Pakistan are not free...

US tariffs take effect, China warns of 'counterattack'

European stocks have traded in a narrow range this week in anticipation of USA tariffs on $34 billion of Chinese imports set to go into effect on Friday. The tariffs could jeopardize an upswing that extended to nine years on his watch and pushed ...

Syrian rebels in south agree to resume talks with Russian Federation

Israel yesterday threated to strike Syrian government forces if they breach the demilitarised border zone near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. The Syrian government also recovered the crucial Nassib border crossing with Jordan, held by rebels f...

Pompeo to head to North Korea as doubts mount about its intentions

It will be his third known trip to North Korea as the USA continues to push for a deal that will dismantle Pyongyang's nuclear program, potentially reducing tensions on the peninsula and recasting the geopolitical landscape of East Asia following t...

Man who questioned black family's use of community pool loses job

The holiday spirit was in short supply at a community swimming pool in North Carolina on July 4, where a black woman claims she was racially profiled by a neighbor who called the police after she questioned his request for ID. "My own pool", Edwards ...

Malaysia Halts Construction of Chinese Company Project

Mahathir wants to renegotiate the terms of those deals with Beijing. Earlier, concerns had arisen over the new Pakatan Harapan's government's ability to take charge of the project had drawn comparisons to CCCC's involvement in Sri Lanka's Hambantot...

Trump urges senator’s ouster at rally for Montana Republican

Trump and many senior White House officials still hold a grudge against Tester over the failed nomination of the Navy rear admiral and former Trump military physician to become secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs. 'When the fake news ...

HHS now estimates under 3,000 kids separated from parents in government custody

Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar says the government will meet court deadlines to reunite migrant children who were separated from their parents by immigration authorities. But the number of family units apprehended remained stea...

Heat wave takes over US

Sunday: Partly sunny with isolated showers. The heat index will rise into the upper 80s by mid morning, followed by heat indices in the upper 90s to near 100 this afternoon. The latest monthly outlook from the National Weather Service shows temp...

Zlatan Says Sweden Has ‘Big Chance’ To Win World Cup

England has, however, looked promising and Englishman Harrison has hailed the Three Lions performances so far. "I'm a football person", the England manager said. That's so important for us on Saturday because I always think Sweden like to point out...

Thailand boat accident: One dead, 56 missing after tourist boat sinks

All 39 passengers in the second boat have been rescued. They have been all been returned to land via large rubber life-rafts. The body of a man wearing a life jacket with the logo of the Phoenix boat was pulled from the sea late yesterday.

Ohio lawmaker accused of ignoring abuse of Ohio State student-athletes

The Dispatch reports the team doctor Dr. Richard Strauss is the one accused of abusing student athletes while Jordan allegedly knew of the abuse but did not report it. Another ex-wrestler who requested anonymity described the culture around the ...

'Angry Baby' balloon can fly during Trump's United Kingdom visit

Permission for the 6m high inflatable, dubbed " Trump Baby", to rise above Parliament Square Gardens for two hours on the morning of Friday 13 July has been granted to protesters by the Greater London Authority. The spokesman added that the activi...

US holds talks on next steps with North Korea

A day after it was reported that Pyongyang has increased its production of enriched uranium at secret sites, Fox Business broadcast an interview with the president. The planes fly in from Guam, these massive bombers. US National Security Adviser ...

Poland standoff deepens as president disputes top judge's tenure

Supporters chanting "constitution" and singing the Polish national anthem surround Supreme Court president Malgorzata Gersdorf as she arrives for work in Warsaw , Poland , on July 4, 2018. Every day, for the past three weeks, thousands of Polish ...

Kim Dotcom can be extradited to the US, New Zealand court rules

In a tweet, the USA lawyer, Ira Rothken, says he's disappointed in the outcome and will "seek review" with the Supreme Court. New Zealand law criminalizes distribution of an "object" that is "an infringing copy of a copyright work". "My case will b...

One dead, dozens of tourists feared missing as Thai boat capsizes

The boats were carrying more than 130 people when they came across rough waves in the Andaman Sea on Thursday evening local time. The reason for the discrepancy was not immediately clear. They also showed survivors being lifted from the rafts and sit...

Trump down to 3 choices for Supreme Court nomination

Lee was interviewed by phone on Monday. U.S. Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah) confirmed on Tuesday that he is one of several candidates in the running. Mike Lee has a proven track record as a formidable advocate for the separation of powers, for feder...

Putin happy to hold one-on-one meeting with Trump at summit, says Kremlin

Briefing reporters ahead of the trip, the ambassador, Jon Huntsman, was asked what the president hoped to achieve by meeting yet again with the leader of a country United States intelligence officials have concluded undermined U.S. "He's trying to ca...

Trump accuses Democrats of ‘demeaning’ ICE border agents

Elected Democrats and left-wing activists have called for ICE to be reformed or abolished , including Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer and House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi. Housed within the Department of Homeland Security , ICE is in cha...

Russia meddled in US polls: Senate intelligence committee

Richard Burr (R-N.C.) and Mark Warner (D-Va.), agreed with that assessment. Neither the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, which reported the intelligence agencies' findings in January 2017, nor the Senate committee has concluded t...

Donald Trump narrows Supreme Court search, focuses on 3 judges

President Donald Trump has the chance to reshape the Supreme Court by filling the vacancy created by Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement. President Donald Trump has completed his scheduled interviews for the Supreme Court vacancy, an official fami...

Governor Highlights History Of Independence Day

Several thousand people crowded the steps of the National Archives. A month later on July 2, in a meeting in Philadelphia, the thirteen colonies chose to vote in favour of independence and approve the resolution. Both men were just 26 years old. "I...

Atlantic system strengthens into Tropical Storm Beryl, could dissipate before impacting Florida

Tropical Depression Two was in the central Atlantic as of Thursday morning and moving northwest toward the Lesser Antilles, the string of islands that marks the eastern perimeter of the Caribbean. The system poses no threat to Bermuda: current predi...

Donald Trump Demands Congress Fix 'Insane' Immigration Laws

Our Correspondent Jon Brain reports from Tijuana in Mexico. Once HHS reunifies the families, they will be in the custody of the Department of Homeland Security, Azar said. As a result of Trump's crackdown, distraught children were separated from ...

UK police: Nerve agent poisoning of couple unlikely deliberate

The Royal pair had hoped to fix the town's image and tourist industry following the nerve agent attack against former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter. The Russians have denied these claims, and have accused the United Kingdom of stagi...

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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 ...