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Israel adopts controversial Jewish nation-state law

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the law enshrined the principle of Jewish existence. The nation state bill describes Israel for the first time as "the national home of the Jewish people". Barhoum also asserted that the Knesset would no...

Baby-selling scandal at Indian charity, South Asia News & Top Stories

Police maintained that Jharkhand state's Child Welfare Committee came to suspect the home was involved in the illegal trading of children after a couple complained they were not given a child, despite paying 120,000 rupees (US$1,850) as an adoption...

‘No rush for speed’ in N. Korea’s denuclearization, sanctions still in place

Trump noted Wednesday that there is "no rush" and that sanctions against the regime are still in place. There have been no tests. " There have been no rockets going up for a period of nine months , and I think the relationships are very good , so w...

Pennsylvania Mom Accused Of Killing Infant Son With Drug-Laced Breast Milk

Jones said she had been primarily breast-feeding the baby, but had switched to formula three days earlier, saying the infant wasn't getting enough milk from breast feeding, the affidavit said. Jones' mother performed CPR at the instruction of 911 d...

Boris Johnson resignation speech could signal another leadership bid

Johnson urged parliament to rethink its strategy, adding that the country would never get the chance to do it right again. Mr Davis's departure just 48 hours after being part of the Cabinet that agreed to Mrs May's plans also triggered the resignat...

Iran: If Trump wants to talk, he'll have to call

France, Britain, Germany and the European Union had on June 6 sent US President Donald Trump's administration a joint official request for their companies to be exempt from the fresh US sanctions on Iran . United States sanctions against Iran are ...

Thai Boys Speak Out For First Time Since Cave Rescue

People react as the 12 soccer players and their coach who were rescued from a flooded cave arrive for their news conference in the northern province of Chiang Rai , on Wednesday. The boys looked like they were enjoying the moment - they had just c...

Mueller seeks immunity for five witnesses in Manafort case

On Tuesday, Mueller's office asked the judge in the Virginia trial to compel five potential witnesses to testify under a condition of immunity. Prosecutors said the witnesses refused to testify or would refuse to answer certain questions if not giv...

Trump Tries To Walk Back Disastrous Helsinki Performance In CBS Interview

Wallace grilled the Russian leader on the deaths of his political opponents and attempted to hand him a copy of the federal indictment of 12 Russian intelligence agents for hacking the DNC's emails in 2016. Ryan also said special counsel Robert Muel...

‘Shameful: US lawmakers blast Trump over Putin summit

Trump is taking aim at a familiar target - the media - saying his North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting was "great" but that he "had an even better meeting with Vladimir Putin of Russian Federation". "We all know that Vladimir Putin is hol...

Donald Trump: New Air Force One Will Be Red, White, and Blue

He said that the new plane "will be largely for future Presidents" due to the time it will take to build. Trump says he wondered, after reaching a deal with Boeing for the new aircraft, whether to stick with the baby blue color that's recognized wo...

U.S. lawmakers slam Trump as 'weak,' 'cowardly' in summit with Putin

Putin " said it's not Russian Federation", declared Trump, adding: "I don't see any reason why it would be." Huh? "We are starting to achieve some understanding which gives us sufficient ground to say that some things - a lot of things changed to ...

Justice Dept seeks to detain alleged Russian agent

An alleged Russian spy is said to have exchanged sex for a position within a special interest organisation. Butina appeared Wednesday in federal court in Washington after being indicted by a USA grand jury on criminal charges of conspiracy to tak...

Trump says he has 'low expectations' for meeting with Vladimir Putin

The biggest takeaway was Trump refusing to say if he believed American intelligence agencies' findings that Russian Federation meddled in the 2016 election. In 2014, he was hours late for a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, after his pr...

Suspected Houston Serial Killer In Custody After Crime Spree

Last Friday, 62-year-old Pamela Johnson was found dead in her home. Rodriguez's alleged crime spree began July 9 with a home invasion robbery, FOX26 Houston reported . Rodriguez, a registered sex offender who was released from prison a yea...

Putin: Summit with Trump 'very successful, useful'

Giuliani praised President Trump's joint press conference with Russian leader Vladimir Putin on Monday as "professional", despite widespread condemnation on both sides of the aisle. Key members of the US Congress, including some Republicans ...

John Podesta on Russian Indictments: 'We've Just Found Some Witches'

Russian Federation has no extradition treaty with the United States, however. Trump appeared to place blame on the Democratic National Committee for the hacking attack that has been linked to Russian Federation: "I think the DNC should be ashamed...

Donald Trump hits back at 'haters' over summit with Vladimir Putin

President Donald Trump says he meant the opposite when he said in Helsinki that he doesn't see why Russian Federation would have interfered in the 2016 USA elections. At a news conference afterwards, Mr Trump was asked if he believed his own in...

Trump sits down with Putin after denouncing past USA policy on Russian Federation

President (Putin) I want to thank you for advancing open dialogue between Russian Federation and the United States. for the greater good of all. It really was a great meeting that we had and brought everybody together, and, I think , very worthwhile...

[WATCH LIVE] Barack Obama hosts town hall in Johannesburg

As the world celebrates 100 years since the late former president Nelson Mandela was born, some of his great-grandchildren remember unforgettable moments they spent with him. Here's all you need to know about what Nelson Mandela International D...

Trump says North Atlantic Treaty Organisation is better funded 'only because of me'

He may well have walked back his "clarification" about believing US intelligence about Russian interference before this post even goes live. "Who do you believe?" "I have President Putin". He has since walked back his remarks, but initially he se...

11-year-old Indian girl raped by 15 men for months

He is accused of then inviting other men to assault the child in vacant apartments, which they allegedly filmed. The Hindustan times reported that the Madras high court advocates association announced no lawyer would appear for the suspects.

Body camera footage shows 'bravery' of officer during Las Vegas shooting

Kelly said department policy permits firing from a moving vehicle when there's immediate danger to the public or police. He said that the video "paints a picture of the dangers these officers dealt with that day". For roughly four minutes, Officer ...

Cher blasts Trump's behaviour with Queen

I'm not talking about 34, I'm talking about 34 additional. Somebody said are you friends or enemies? "Right now I say we're competitors but for the United States, and frankly the UK and other places, to get along with Russian Federation and China a...

Putin denies election attack but justifies DNC hack because ‘it is true’

Add to that the ongoing investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller into Russian interference in the United States election, and it becomes clear that, in this febrile atmosphere, an American president who wants to "get along with Russia" has l...

Trump Defends Himself Against Sharp Criticism Over Putin News Conference

The president stressed that he has said those things before and that it also has been determined that Russian interference did not change the outcome of the 2016 election . But minority Democrats have few tools to push their priorities. Trump,...

Croatia Lays on Heroes' Welcome For Unbowed Team

Croatia, with a population of only 4.2 million people, were an unlikely candidate at first but they showed vigor and reached the end only to be defeated by France. It first started with the quarter-final win over Russian Federation. In the build-up...

Tory turmoil as Brexit plans spark fresh ministerial resignation

Will enough Tory MPs vote against the customs bill for it not to pass, throwing the government into yet more chaos? It has been reported that more than 100 Brexiteer MPs have joined a WhatsApp group coordinating voting tactics against Mrs May, and ...

Theresa May survives knife-edge customs vote

Two top ministers, Boris Johnson and David Davis , quit in protest last week followed by a string of junior walkouts, including another on Monday. Barnier has warned that it will be hard to reach a conclusion in the negotiations by the October t...

The 33 Best Reactions To That Bonkers Trump And Putin Press Conference

Several members of President Donald Trump's own party blasted him over his summit and joint news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin . Trump couldn't let the press conference end without taking one last shot at the Justice Department'...

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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 ...