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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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Nepal storm kills several climbers in Himalayas

Five South Korean climbers - belonging to the group Koreanway Gurja Himal Expedition 2018 - including team leader Kim Chang-ho, were killed in the avalanche on Friday evening, The...

European Union official sees room for Brexit breakthrough next week

The DUP leader has warned the prime minister not to accept a "dodgy" Brexit deal she will later regret. "If the European Union doesn't match the ambition and pragmatism we've sh...

Infant Corpses Found Hidden in Detroit Funeral Home

Nine bodies were found in a cardboard box, two were found in caskets - all in a hidden section of the ceiling. The state shuttered the funeral home in April after finding multipl...

Pope accepts Cardinal Donald Wuerl’s resignation amid sex abuse scandal

Cardinal Donald Wuerl resigned amid two major sexual abuse and cover-up scandals rocking the Catholic Church . The grand jury report found that 1,000 people - a lot of them c...

Palestinian Wife Stoned to Death by Israeli Settlers in Occupied West Bank

Black smoke from burning tires covers the sky over Palestinian protesters hurl stones toward Israeli troops during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, Friday, Oct. Th...

Earthquake Shakes Indonesia's Java, Bali Islands, Killing 3

A string of earthquakes in Lombok in eastern Indonesia killed more than 550 people over the summer. "All my neighbours were also running". Tourists on bicycles ride past In...

United Nations elects human rights abusers to its Human Rights Council

India was on Friday elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council, getting the most votesamong all candidates. India had previously been elected to the Geneva-based Human Ri...

Michael Bloomberg reregisters as a Democrat

Bloomberg was a registered Republican when he was elected mayor of New York City in 2001, though he left the party in 2007 and has been a political independent ever since. Bloombe...

Massive Earthquake Rocks Papua New Guinea

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said that hazardous waves were possible on coasts within 300 km (186 miles) of the epicenter. The warning Center for tsunamis in the Pacific ha...

Theresa May verging closer to Brexit deal but is facing cabinet resignations

Media captionHelen Grant on the DUP: "I think they are bluffing". Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party on Thursday threatened to withdraw its support for British Prime...

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Wuerl out as DC Archbishop … soon

Wuerl out as DC Archbishop … soon

McCarrick of Washington . Francis held talks with Cardinal Daniel DiNardo and other senior members of the bishops' conference just 48 hours after ordering an investigation into V...

Storm Callum: Roads closed and hundreds without power

Storm Callum: Roads closed and hundreds without power

In the Republic, where Storm Callum was set to first make landfall, a national emergency co-ordination group met yesterday for a briefing on the dangers posed by the intense weathe...

Air India flight hits wall at Trichy airport, gets diverted to Mumbai

Air India flight hits wall at Trichy airport, gets diverted to Mumbai

The matter was conveyed to the pilot in command. The flight IX-611, with 130 passengers and six crew, took off at around 1.20 a.m. and was then diverted to Mumbai where it made a...

Cyclone Titli: Schools, colleges to remain closed on Oct 11 & 12

Cyclone Titli: Schools, colleges to remain closed on Oct 11 & 12

Ganjam, Khurda, Puri, Jagatsinghpur and Kendrapara districts would remain in radar of the cyclone , and stands fair chances of incessant showers. Casualties were low as administ...

Pentagon Grounds Troubled F-35 Fighters After First Crash

Pentagon Grounds Troubled F-35 Fighters After First Crash

Christopher Harrison, a U.S. Marine Corps spokesman. The inspections should be complete within 24 to 48 hours, Task & Purpose reported , citing a Pentagon official. According to...

This is what to expect when Storm Callum hits Northern Ireland

This is what to expect when Storm Callum hits Northern Ireland

The Met Office has issued yellow weather warnings for parts of the United Kingdom on Friday and Saturday. Met Éireann has warned that strong winds associated with Storm Callum...

Trump says S. Korea won't lift NK sanctions without USA approval

Trump says S. Korea won't lift NK sanctions without USA approval

In a range of trial balloons released over the last week, South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha has raised the possibility of lifting bilateral sanctions against North Korea...

You have to prove that Khashoggi left the consulate

You have to prove that Khashoggi left the consulate

According to the Washington Post , Ms Cengiz said Khashoggi was concerned he would not be allowed to leave - before entering the consulate, he gave her his phone and instructions ...

Research shows unionists prefer Brexit over the territorial integrity of the UK

Research shows unionists prefer Brexit over the territorial integrity of the UK

Wilson adds : "The road which the leaks and briefings is outlining is the road to parliamentary defeat for any deal the prime minister brings forward". By withdrawing its support, ...