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Trump hails start of dismantling North Korean missile site

A satellite image released by 38 North on Monday showing the partial dismantling at the Sohae launch site in North Korea. "Commercial satellite imagery of the launch pad from July 20 shows that the rail-mounted processing/transfer structure has b...

Trump Warns Iranian President ‘Never Threaten the United States’

The tirade signaled an immediate escalation of tensions between Washington and Tehran , and capped a weekend of angry tweets by the President on the Russian Federation investigation and the legal problems facing his former personal attorney, Micha...

Paul Ryan: Trump's security clearance threats amount to 'trolling'

Ryan was asked at Tuesday's House Republican Leadership News Conference whether doing so would be "dangerous". "Trump is revoking these clearances not because they did anything wrong or can't be trusted, but because they disagree with him", Sipher ...

Israel evacuates Syrian volunteers stranded in frontier area

Jordan's foreign ministry announced in a statement that the kingdom received 422 Syrian nationals for resettlement in Britain, Germany and Canada. Air strikes by regime ally Russian Federation, meanwhile, on a southern jihadist holdout killed si...

Iran warns of ‘equal countermeasures’ if United States blocks oil exports

It appeared on Twitter Sunday night. The White House said Mr Trump's tweet showed he would not tolerate critical rhetoric from Iran , and said the President was not escalating tensions between the two countries. The Iranian state news agency...

Cabinet still being persuaded over Brexit - Dominic Raab

He again refused to deny the plans, saying: "If we have no deal, we want to make sure we're prepared at the border for the knock-on effects". Cable snapped higher on Friday after touching the lowest since September. Nigel Evans offered his support ...

Strong to severe storms moving through this evening into overnight

Monday: Partly to mostly cloudy with scattered showers and storms and highs in the upper 70s and lower 80s. Wind: S/SE 5-15. Low: 70. The front push southward Wednesday night into Thursday morning bringing areas of rain and scattered storms....

Three dead after man shoots 14 people in Toronto

Lenny Graf, who was dining at another restaurant, was watching his nine-year-old son and a friend play around a nearby fountain when gunfire erupted. Witnesses of the latest attack described someone dressed in dark clothing walking down the street ...

Realizing Death Was Certain, 26 People Embraced

The fires are the worst in Greece since 2007, when blazes broke out in several areas, including the Peloponnese peninsula, killing more than 60 people. Greece said it needed air and land assets from its European Union partners. "We are doing ever...

Hundreds missing in Laos after hydropower dam collapse: state media

Environmental rights groups have for years raised concerns about Laos' hydropower ambitions, including worries over the impact of dams on the Mekong River, its flora and fauna and the rural communities and local economies that depend on it.

Donald Trump Slammed As ‘Insane’ & ‘Unhinged’ After Threatening Tweet To Iran

The US leader warned his Iranian counterpart to " never, ever threaten the United States again " or suffer " consequences the likes of which few throughout history have ever suffered before". With the sanctions , Iran's oil exports could fall...

Central Texas Reports All-Time Record Highs

It prompted the NWS to issue an excessive heat warning for most of Southern California between 10 a.m. Monday and 8 p.m. Thursday. Temperatures in some Central Texas cities set all-time record highs as summer settled deep in the heart of Texas.

Israel 'shoots down' Syrian fighter jet over Golan Heights

The IDF added, "Since this morning, characteristics of internal warfare appeared in Syria, including growing activity by Syrian air forces". "Israel knew it was shooting down a Syrian, not Russian, plane", the spokesman said . Throughout the day, ...

Korea begins dismantling rocket test site

Trump did not identify the location of the site, but US officials later confirmed it was at Sohae. Many observers say the space launch site is just part of Pyongyang's infrastructure for developing ICBM's, which saw a breakthrough a year ago.

Pakistan election: Jailed PM Nawaz Sharif urgently needs doctor as health deteriorates

Two policemen who were with Gandapur were among the injured. Pakistan's general elections , which are scheduled to be held on July 25, will be the historical because this will be the second successive smooth transition of power from a democratical...

The moon will turn blood red in Canberra early on Saturday morning

This glorious sight occurs because of the way sunlight bends (refracts) through the Earth's atmosphere. "This time , the moon would pass right through the centre of the earth's shadow which makes it the first central lunar eclipse after the ...

Trump says looking more and more like his campaign spied upon illegally

The Associated Press carries on a daily vendetta against the Trump administration, systematically misleading the American people in articles that appear in hundreds or thousands of newspapers. Democrats at the time said that was misleading because ...

I Gave Up ‘Nothing’ In Russia Summit

The application says that a significant objective of the request is to "collect foreign intelligence information as part of the FBI's investigation of this target". Michael McFaul, the USA ambassador to Russian Federation under President Barack Obama...

Trump Sends Rouhani Dire Warning, All Caps

Iran reacted to Pompeo's speech as interference in its affairs, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported . Trump recently withdrew the US from an Iranian nuclear deal forged by his predecessor, President Barack Obama , along with the leaders...

Trudeau asked Israel to rescue White Helmets from Syria: Netanyahu

The Syrian government and its ally Russian Federation stepped up their offensive to defeat the last rebels holding territory in southwestern Syria. How was it carried out? Israel has occupied the Golan Heights since 1967. "We therefore took st...

N.Korea takes swipe at Moon

Gross domestic product (GDP) in North Korea last year shrank 3.5 percent from the previous year, marking the biggest decline since a 6.5 percent drop in 1997 when the isolated nation was hit by a devastating starvation, the Bank of Korea said.

Toronto gunman who killed two identified

Motives for the attack have not been discerned, and the gunman has yet to be identified by police. Saunders declined to release his name and said authorities "do not know why this has happened yet". The suspect armed with a handgun opened fire on ...

Fundamental change required for North Korea rights to improve

Critics of the Singapore deal claim the document lacks specifics and does not tie North Korea to a firm timetable on denuclearization or giving up its current nuclear weapons. China's behavior runs against sanctions passed by the U.N. Security Counci...

Record high in Japan as heat wave grips the region

The morning low in Seoul was 84.6 degrees, a record for the country's capital, according to South Korea's weather agency. The temperature reached 39 C (102 F) on Monday in central Tokyo, the highest temperature this year. Japan has been battered ...

Syrian state television says Israel struck military post in Hama province

Valery Gerasimov . "There have been conflicts from time to time in Syria and we are naturally concerned about the possibility of a military confrontation between the Iranian and Israeli forces there". At that point, one of the interceptor missiles ...

Trump wants to remove security clearance of ex-intel chiefs

Speaking at the regular press briefing, White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said that Trump was considering revoking clearances for former FBI Director James Comey , former CIA Director John Brennan and former Director of the Na...

Trump To Iran's President Rouhani: 'NEVER, EVER THREATEN' The U.S. Again

In Tehran, a headline on a local newspaper quoted Rouhani as saying: " Mr. Trump , do not play with the lion's tail". Cmdr. Gen. Gholam Hossein Gheibparvar, a senior officer in Iran's Revolutionary Guards, dismissed Trump's remarks as "psychologi...

Trump reacts to Cohen tape: "Your favorite president did nothing wrong!"

Trump, according to a New York Times article. " Inconceivable that the government would break into a lawyer's office (early in the morning ) - nearly unheard of", Trump wrote on Twitter on Saturday. Donald Trump with former Playboy model Ka...

USA police surround barricaded armed suspect at Trader Joe's supermarket in California

I appreciate the retweets and the love. He then shot and wounded a second woman, forced her into the Camry, owned by Madison, and drove away. Police aren't sure what led to the initial violence that produced the auto chase and standoff. Employees h...

Inspector says he warned duck boat company about design flaws

She says by the time it was clear life jackets were needed, "it was too late". And I wasn't able to do that. Lying in a hospital bed, Tia Coleman told reporters that "big swells of water" gushed into the boat as huge waves swept over it.

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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 ...