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Trump Threatens Shutdown Over Border Wall Funding

The American President made a reference to his administration's proposed merit-based immigration system, which would assign points to potential migrants on factors such as age, education, fluency in English, willingness to invest capital in the U.S...

Anger and disappointment as MH370 report offers no new findings

The report , prepared by a 19-member global team, reiterated Malaysia's assertion the plane was deliberately diverted and flown for over seven hours after severing communications. Announcing the release of a widely anticipated safety investigation ...

Scaramucci: CNN reporter was doing her job

The Russian President on Friday also praised Trump, saying the US President's "great virtue is that he always wants to keep his promises to his voters". Trump has come in for for what many saw as his unsettling embrace of the Russian strongman this...

Two Palestinians shot dead by Israeli troops in border protests

Four boats that constitute the squadron, left from Scandinavia in mid-May and stopped in some 28 ports along the way, the coalition said. Following Al Awda was a Swedish-flagged yacht called Freedom Italy, with 36 activists from 15 different countr...

Rudy Giuliani Says Former Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen's Credibility Is 'Destroyed'

Trump , his son Donald Trump Jr . and their lawyer have repeatedly denied that Trump knew about the May 2016 meeting between Donald Trump Jr. and Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya. Rudy Giuliani , the president's attorney, told CNN's Chris ...

India effectively strips four million of citizenship in Assam

What happens to those who aren't on the list? The mammoth three-year-long exercise to prove the identities of 33 million people across the hills, valleys and plains of this verdant state began two years ago. The RGI informed that those whose names d...

Quake on popular tourist island in Indonesia kills 14 people

Khairul said it was "pure luck" that his group survived the natural disaster as his group was just several kilometres away from the homestay Siti's group was staying at. Indonesian and foreign climbers are seen after walking down from Rinjani Mountai...

Great-grandmother and two children killed in California wildfires

For the Fire Chief, conditions are unsafe: "Extreme is not even the right adjective to use any more it is just an understatement because fire is so explosive now in California ". Authorities also issued evacuation orders in Napa County, famous for...

Ecuador's president seeks Assange's exit from London embassy

Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno has made no secret of the fact that he wants Assange out, saying this week "I have never agreed with what Mr. Assange does". A source with detailed knowledge of the case said yesterday: "I expect (Assange) to lose hi...

Polar bear killed after attacking cruise line employee on Arctic archipelago

As the cruise line explained via a statement on their Facebook page , " A polar bear guard - an expert employed by the cruise line - was attacked on land by a polar bear ". A photograph shows a polar bear lying lifeless on a beach; mouth slightly ...

Three killed in New Orleans shooting

The shooting happened Saturday night on the 3400 block of Claiborne Avenue, about 3 miles from the French Quarter, city police spokesman Aaron Looney said. The other six were in "various conditions" but none life-threatening, he said. Another sho...

Facebook suspends account of conspiracy theorist Alex Jones

A Facebook spokesperson also said if Jones or his fellow admins continue to break its rules, his pages face a permanent ban from the site. Fox News' Tucker Carlson (left) defends InfoWars' Alex Jones after Facebook suspends Jones for "bullyin...

Cohen wants gag order against Stormy Daniels' attorney

Daniels' attorney Michael Avenatti said on Twitter that the emails were "disturbing". After first denying any knowledge of the payment, Trump admitted in May that he had reimbursed Cohen. The judge, U.S. District Court Judge S. James Otero, app...

Mugabe says he will not vote for successor Mnangagwa

President Emmerson Mnangagwa , Mugabe's former ally in the ruling ZANU-PF party, faces opposition leader Nelson Chamisa of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) in the landmark vote for the southern African nation. We had elections every 5 years...

Colombian gang puts a $70,000 bounty on Sombra the drug-sniffing dog

The German shepherd has already followed her nose toward a record number of drug detections, finding illicit stashes hidden in suitcases, boats and even large shipments of fruit. According to a U.S. government report released in June, coca produ...

Zimbabweans React to Robert Mugabe's Surprise Press Conference

In his first live appearance since being forced to resign by his generals, Mugabe, 94, spoke slowly but appeared in good health sitting in a pagoda in the grounds of "Blue Roof", his sprawling mansion in Harare . Despite the country's new freedoms, ...

Trump Organization CFO called to appear before federal grand jury

Trump vehemently denied Cohen's claim via Twitter. In a series of early morning tweets , the president dismissed reports that his former lawyer Michael Cohen said Trump was aware of the meeting. "Anything you can think of", said the person,...

Palestinian protest icon Tamimi released from Israeli prison

Tamimi, now 17, was sent to prison for assault after being filmed kicking and slapping an Israeli soldier late a year ago, when she was 16. Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday called Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi "a model f...

Dem Rising Star Ocasio-Cortez Meets With Lawmakers At Capitol

Though she did use that word, moments later, she clarified she meant that Israeli settlements are increasing in some of the areas where Palestinians are concentrated and also added she was "not the expert" on the issue. Bernie Sanders' presidential ...

Frantic relatives search for missing family members following Greece wildfires

Showers that passed over the Greek capital on Monday missed the two big fires - one at Rafina , 18 miles to the east, and the other at Kineta, 35 miles to the west. Others were able to leap off the cliffs to survive or rush into the sea from the bea...

New Zealanders reject flag change

It's not the first time New Zealand has wrested with its flag design - in 2016 the country held a referendum over whether to ditch the Union Jack and switch to a silver fern design. "One argument used against our flag is that it is too like Austral...

Watch The Longest Lunar Eclipse Of The Century Here

Moonrise in the United Kingdom will be at around 8.50pm. Look low in the southeast after 9 p.m. for the full moon with reddish, bright Mars to the right. The blood moon will last for one hour and 43 minutes, just shy of the theoretical limit of a...

Attorney argues Brock Turner's sexual assault conviction should be overturned

In 2016, Turner was found guilty on three counts, and required to register as a sex offender in Ohio. An attorney for Brock Turner , the former Stanford swimmer convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman in 2016, launched a bid to o...

Trump 'open' to Moscow visit after Putin extends invite

Fox News host Bret Baier announced that his network stands with competitor CNN in opposing the decision of President Donald Trump's administration to exclude CNN White House correspondent Kaitlan Collins from the press pool. Russian Pr...

More Than 460 Migrant Parents Might Have Been Deported Without Their Children

Immigration attorneys said they had advocates in Central America to help parents who were deported without their children. However, Sabraw also smacked down the federal agencies for losing track of some parents and for separating families in t...

Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza after troops attacked

Israel captured the West Bank and east Jerusalem in the 1967 war and has since built dozens of settlements there. He said he saw 31-year-old Yotam Ovadia "covered in blood ... Hamas' armed wing, the al-Qassam Brigades, said earlier Thursday that...

House Republicans move to impeach deputy attorney general

Between Democrats and moderate Republicans , the articles of impeachment face a steep uphill fight on Capitol Hill . According to those sponsoring the articles, this comes after the Department of Justice mishandled information, stonewalled Cong...

Bolton: Putin meeting delayed until after conclusion of Mueller probe

But Russia also did not immediately jump at the opportunity to schedule a second summit between the two leaders. Pompeo said Trump accepts the USA intelligence conclusion that Putin interfered, although Trump just days ago called the claims of ...

Egyptian zoo ‘paints donkey’ to look like zebra

Mr Sarhan told Extranews that the enclosure contained two animals and that both had been painted. A newly opened animal sanctuary in Cairo , Egypt allegedly painted stripes on a donkey in order to fool visitors into thinking the animal was a zebra...

Senators Working on Bipartisan Bill to Strengthen Russia Sanctions

Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) is surrounded by reporters as they ask him questions regarding the Trump-Putin meeting on July 17, 2018 on Capitol Hill in Washington. "We are fully committed to ensuring Congress maintains an active role in both confr...

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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 ...