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Russia's UK Embassy Calls Amesbury Poisoning 'Anti-Russian Provocation'

Sturgess leaves behind three children. She had been hospitalised after falling ill on June 30 , along with a 45-year-old man, in Amesbury , Wiltshire. Notably, neither United Kingdom specialists at the Porton Down laboratory, nor the Organization...

Trump to meet Vladimir Putin

I think it's a sign of how confident the president is that he did nothing wrong. "I want to emphasize that the 2 percent [of GDP contribution] that everyone pledged to make the effort to attain is not just a number that was pulled out of the air", ...

Storm Strengthening To Hurricane Off Carolinas As Puerto Rico Faces Storm Beryl

The Coast Guard is warning boaters and beachgoers of hazardous weather and "sea states" that could take place as Tropical Storm Chris makes its way up the east coast. Chris's winds are expected to primarily remain off the East Coast, although The ...

Watchdog calls for Jim Jordan investigation, House Freedom Caucus waits

In an individual statement provided along with the group comment, Hellickson repeated a remark he first released last week that appears to offer a more nuanced view of the allegations: "At no time while Jim Jordan was a coach with me at Ohio Stat...

Rescue of Thai boys tempered by health concerns

He said recent rains had not affected water levels in the cave and conditions were expected to be "as good as they were on Sunday", reported The Guardian . Four members of the Wild Boar soccer team were rescued Sunday and are in a hospital. The ...

Trump Confident North Korea Will 'Honor the Contract' to Denuclearize

North Korea's angry reaction to the talks with Pompeo came in a Foreign Ministry statement that berated the Secretary over his "unilateral and gangster-like" demands and for offering no constructive steps on the U.S. But on another, North Korea may...

At least one killed in Virginia helicopter crash

The station quoted a witness as saying he heard a "big explosion", while others reported a helicopter flying low before the incident. Doug Brazy with the National Transportation Safety Board also spoke at the news conference. The impact of the cr...

Exactly What Did North Korea Call US Demands for Denuclearization?

In a statement issued by a North Korean Foreign Ministry spokesman and carried by the Korean Central News Agency , North Korea lashed out at the United States for seeking "unilateral and forced denuclearisation" from Pyongyang. side showed littl...

Chrissy Teigen called Trump a "dips---" after he mocked the #MeToo movement

Trump's speech to his supporters slammed Warren, and he offered the Massachusetts Democrat $1 million, to a charity of her choice, if she could prove that she is Native American. Trump also returned to themes of his presidency, stressing his hard-lin...

Immigrant soldier sues Defense Department for discharging him without explanation

More than 10,000 troops have joined the military through the programme - nearly all of them in the Army. Most go the Army, but some also go to the other military branches. "On the contrast, I'm a national merit because people like me with higher educ...

Texas woman shoots carjacker trying to steal SUV with kids inside

The suspect turned around and looked at the frantic mother - "with his eyes bugged" - but kept going, she said. At that point she was able to open her glove box, pull out a gun, and shot the man in the head. Wright has been taken to hospital in a cri...

German leader warns United States against "trade war"

At the time, Orban railed against Merkel's "moral imperialism" while the chancellor, who grew up in communist East Germany, said she had seen enough walls in Europe for a lifetime. Merkel's fateful decision in 2015 to leave the German border open t...

Pompeo in Pyongyang to seek concrete nuclear commitments

It contradicted statements made earlier by Pompeo, who signaled the visit made "progress on nearly all of the central issues". Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has opened a second day of talks with senior North Korean officials, with both sides...

Insider attack kills US service member in Afghanistan

The number of insider attacks peaked at 61 in 2012, but the attacks have become rare after the USA military instituted security safeguards to protect American troops. Insider attacks on Afghan forces - and deaths resulting from those attacks - have i...

Woman sold her 7-year-old son, tried to sell daughters

Department of Public Service officlas reportedly discovered that the boy had already been "purchased", with two girls aged two and three in the process of being sold too. Selling a child is a third-degree felony in Texas. The DPS investigation re...

Ringleader of Tokyo sarin nerve agent terror attack executed

Japan has carried out its largest peacetime execution in more than a century with the hanging of a cult leader and six followers who were behind a chemical weapons attack on the Tokyo underground. Asahara created Aum Shinrikyo in 1984 . In ...

Whose stolen Supreme Court seat was it, anyway?

Knorr praised President Trump for keeping his promises to the pro-life movement, but the ACLU Illinois said a Supreme Court pick should not be about political promises and personal agendas. Rand Paul of Kentucky, about the process. The opportun...

1 person dies in wildfire near California-Oregon border

By Saturday morning, the fire was said to only be 5 percent contained although the flames had died down significantly. While the fire was growing quickly Thursday afternoon a 20 to 26 miles per hour south wind was pushing it along the Interstate.

North Korea says talks with Pompeo were 'regrettable'

The meetings were meant to hammer out details toward achieving the goals in a joint statement by Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump after their summit, in which the us would provide security commitments for North Korea in exchange for "comp...

Dead, 47 Missing As Heavy Rains and Floods Hit Southwest Japan

TOKYO Torrents of rainfall and flooding battered a widespread area in southwestern Japan on Saturday, leaving at least 15 people dead and more than 50 missing, according to Japanese media. A woman who had gone missing after leaving her home in K...

22 children from Missionaries of Charity shelter in Ranchi evacuated

The home in eastern India's Jharkhand state is run by Missionaries of Charity , an order set up by Mother Teresa . "It is nearly impossible that the racket was happening without her knowledge, but we need evidence", the officer said. Although she w...

Pompeo Giving North Korea's Kim 'Rocket Man' CD

Add North Korea as an interest to stay up to date on the latest North Korea news , video, and analysis from ABC News. U.S. military intelligence noticed similar activity at the port late past year, detecting what appeared to be construction on a...

Tropical Depression, Hurricane Both Spinning Out in the Atlantic

The storm, which is now a Category 1, is expected to arrive in the Lesser Antilles by late Sunday or early Monday . Updates on the storm's progression can be found online and NWS is advising residents in the Coastal Carolinas to monitor the ...

EPA's relief and worries after scandal-plagued chief's exit

The departure marked a precipitous fall for Pruitt, who during his roughly 16 months in office took steps to reverse more than a dozen major Obama-era regulations and overhauled key elements of the agency's approach to scientific research. In recent ...

Three YouTube travel bloggers have died in waterfall accident

After all three bodies had been removed from the water at Shannon Falls on Wednesday, an official with the Squamish Search and Rescue, John Wilcox, spoke with radio station News 1130 and urged all visitors to exercise extreme caution when visiting ...

Black Oregon lawmaker says constituent called 911 on her

Bynum said that the deputy who responded was courteous and professional, and even agreed to take a photo with her, which she later posted on her Facebook page . Bynum said she took away from the experience an important lesson, emphasizing that it'...

Wiltshire pair poisoned by nerve agent novichok, say police

Around 100 counterterrorism detectives are now working alongside police on the investigation. Asked if the pair may have been deliberately targeted, Basu said: "That is a theory but it's speculation at the moment". Police initially assumed the coup...

Trump insists he will be ‘prepared’ for Putin meeting

Last month, a dour Trump stomped through the G7 summit in Canada, suggesting Russian Federation be readmitted to the elite economic group, despite having been expelled for invading neighboring Ukraine and annexing Crimea. U.S. Ambassador to Russia...

One dead in Siskiyou fire

KDRV reports hundreds of homes are being evacuated because of the blaze, which is dubbed the Klamathon fire . Mandatory evacuations were ordered throughout the area, and the county Office of Emergency Management said any residents on the mountain...

Heatwave UK 2018 Causes Ireland To Conserve Water

A hosepipe ban for the whole country is to come into place on Friday morning. The order bans the use of water for non-essential activities like watering the garden or filling a paddling pool and will continue until the end of the month.

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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 ...