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China keen on military drills with Asean, insists on keeping United States out

United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called on Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad here this morning for talks as he concluded his two-day inaugural visit to Malaysia. Last year, Asean and the USA marked the 40th anniversary of their rel...

Ends TERRIBLY: Idiot taunts Yellowstone bison by banging his chest

The man runs away, then spins around and raises his arms. As you might imagine, eventually the bison charges at him, and while he narrowly avoids getting hit, the footage has still landed him in hot water. The motorist got out of his vehicle and ta...

Lynchburg floods: Flooding dam sparks evacuations in USA city

A flash flood warning was to remain in effect until 11:30 a.m. Friday and the weather service warned residents in low-lying areas north of the dam to move to higher ground immediately. It went on: "Four to six inches of heavy rain earlier this ...

Korea's Kim for sending war remains, hopes to see him 'soon'

WATCH: Mattis say transfer of soldiers remains a step in right direction for U.S. Pence, whose father fought in the Korean War , said the USA "will never stop striving until every hero lost in the Korean War is home" and hence keep its promise "to...

US says Russia still carrying out 'pervasive' election meddling

The president then lashed out at Robert Mueller , comparing the special counsel's entourage to a biased angry and anti-Republican mob only interested in causing further trouble for the Trump administration. Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), who has drawn...

Suspect identified in fatal shooting of George H.W. Bush's cardiologist

Police are searching for Joseph James Pappas in Houston and have warned he should be considered armed, risky and possibly suicidal. Acevedo said officers found evidence connecting the suspect to Hausknecht's death while searching his home, but Pa...

Mollie Tibbetts 'Sighting': Was She Seen in Missouri?

Anyone with information is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers of Central Iowa at 1-800-452-1111. Mollie had plans to go to her mother's house for dinner on the evening on July 18. Investigators, with the help of Federal Bureau of Investigation for...

Opposition defies Speaker's appeal for peace in Rajya Sabha

The BJP state president Dilip Ghosh condemned politicians for shedding "shedding crocodile tears" over the release of the NRC list in Assam, which is the first state of the nation to have such a list, and said that such a list would be implemented ...

Sanders stands by Trump after he calls press 'enemy of the people'

Acosta (pictured above right) used his one question at the White House press briefing to confront Sanders (above left) about Trump's characterization of the " fake news " media as the "enemy of the people ". Sanders reminded Acosta her job is to ...

Trump administration to freeze fuel efficiency requirements

California and 16 other states filed suit over the fuel efficiency standards in May, anticipating the new regulation. In one recent internal presentation, part of which was obtained by The Washington Post, officials at the EPA's Office of Transp...

North part of Mendocino Complex of Fires was very active Wednesday

Failure to hold that line would put the evacuated town of Lewiston, just three miles to the west, in harm's way, the spokesman at CalFire added. However, authorities who had feared there might be more casualties reported Wednesday that all those ...

President Trump rallies support in Tampa

Polling suggests that DeSantis has overcome Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam's once-commanding lead, due nearly exclusively to the president's endorsement . "I'm not sure. I'm not sure why that matters, either", Ms Sanders said. Trump's ...

Trump receives ‘nice letter’ from Kim Jong-un following up on summit

Last Friday, . coinciding with the anniversary of the signing of Armistice Agreement, . Harris, who held a news conference for local media on Thursday at the US ambassador's residence, is making his views known only a few weeks after arriving in S...

Republicans won't budge on Kavanaugh documents amid Dem accusations of hiding records

Bush White House until the end of October. Even before Thursday's letter from the National Archives, Republicans blasted the Democratic demands as delay tactics. However, it should be possible to get the documents to Senators much more quickly than...

Trump rails against Mueller in Sunday tweetstorm

A new report out Tuesday in the New York Review of Books suggests Trump knew that there was an ongoing criminal investigation into Flynn and his interactions with Russian officials when he asked then-FBI director James Comey on February 14, 2017 ...

Foreign Influence Investigations Spanning U.S. to Confront Election Threat

After painting a scary picture of Russian Federation conducting a "pervasive messaging campaign... to try to weaken and divide the USA", and " undermine our democratic values ", Coats acknowledged that it's " not the kind of robust campaign that ...

Israel and Jordan kill Islamic State fighters flushed out of Syria

He said the men hit had assault rifles and bomb belts and moved in a battle formation: "We assume they were on a terrorist mission and that they were trying to infiltrate into Israel". According to sources, the UNDOF is gradually starting to take up ...

Viral Video Of Paris Woman Assautled In Broad Day Light Sparks Probe

In security camera footage from a nearby café, he can then be seen hitting her in the face before running away. The CCTV footage she posted to Facebook shows her body thrown with the force of the punch. It also allows her to legitimize her decisi...

John Kelly expected to stay through 2020

And Kelly began to entertain the idea of staying in the post longer if asked, according to a person familiar with the chief of staff's thinking but not authorized to discuss private conversations. Today we celebrate his first full year as @White...

Seattle judge blocks release of blueprints for 3D-printed guns

Although Defense Distributed was expected to publicise the plans on Wednesday, more than 1,000 people have downloaded the files for building an AR-15 rifle - the same gun used in many of America's mass shootings - since Friday. Saunders said that s...

Firefighters outflank California blaze, last four missing found alive

A firefighter runs while trying to save a home in Lakeport on Tuesday. With more than 20 active fires small and very large tearing across the state, California Gov. Sixteen of the largest wildfires burning in California have scorched 320,000 acres,...

Four million excluded from Indian state's draft list of citizens

Will they put me in a detention camp? According to the NRC , out of 32.9 million people in Assam , 28.9 million have made it to the draft citizens' list. "Many are poor illiterate families who do not have relevant papers to prove how long they ...

White House: Trump receives new letter from Kim Jong Un

The White House did not provide details on the specific content of the letter, which was received Wednesday. "Thank you to Chairman Kim Jong Un for keeping your word & starting the process of sending home the remains of our great and beloved mi...

I’m ‘Looking Into’ 3D-Printed Plastic Guns

A US judge on Tuesday blocked the planned release of 3-D printed gun blueprints hours before they were set to hit the internet, siding with states that sued to halt publication of designs to make weapons that security screening may not detect .

After shooting home intruder, Vietnam vet killed by responding officer

Among the callers was a female alleging that a man was breaking into her home. Once he entered the home, the officer found "a very chaotic and violent scene", according to the statement . "We are providing assistance through our victim advocates to ...

Zimbabwe troops open fire on opposition supporters

More from Bloomberg.com: China Slams U.S. More from Bloomberg.com: U.S. Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) say Chamisa, 40, has beaten President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his ruling ZANU-PF, "beyond reasonable doubt" after conducting its own cou...

Trump to Sessions: end Russian Federation probe 'right now'

Trump also said on Wednesday that the charges against Manafort have nothing to do with Russian Federation collusion. The tweet was one in a series of messages in a thread started by the president in which he quoted lawyer and legal commentator Alan...

Trump Bashes 'Globalist' Koch Brothers as 'Total Joke'

Last month, the company was told that David Koch, 78, was stepping down because of his deteriorating health. Over the weekend, Koch network co-chair Brian Hooks cited Trump's "tremendous lack of leadership" as contributing to the "deterioration...

Pompeo to announce US economic initiatives in 'Indo-Pacific'

Mr Pompeo said the Trump administration had a "clear vision" of the region into the 21 century. Pompeo said the United States remains committed "to economic engagement in the Indo-Pacific because of the national security benefits for the America...

Plane crashes in Mexico with more than 100 people on board

On Wednesday, passengers described the terrifying sequence of events. "We are doing everything in our reach to assist them and their families", Andres Conesa, the chief executive of Aeromexico said . Aeromexico said the crash involved an Embraer ...

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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 ...