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Hamas fighter killed as Israel strikes Gaza after rockets fired from enclave

Israel launched strikes on Wednesday after dozens of rockets were fired into Israeli territory by Hamas. A Palestinian was killed in northern Gaza, while at least six were wounded in raids aimed targeting sites across the strip, the Gazan health m...

US senator seeks dialogue with Russian legislators

Paul is a key supporter of Trump's controversial interactions with Putin, heralding the leaders' Helsinki summit last month as exactly the sort of action Washington should be taking to mend ties between the two. The information could not be immed...

USA to impose new sanctions on Russian Federation over Skripal poisoning

Sergei Skripal , a former Russian spy, and his daughter Yulia Skripal were hospitalized and treated for a nerve-agent attack in March. "Following a 15-day Congressional notification period, these sanctions will take effect upon publication of a no...

Suspected Russian spy worked inside U.S. embassy

The U.S. State Department's Regional Security Office discovered the issue in 2016 during a routine review conducted every five years. A senior administration official told CNN: We figure that all of them are talking to the [Russian intelligence a...

Iran lawmakers remove labor minister from office

Maliki called on the Iraqi government not to be part of the USA policy to impose economic sanctions on Iran. It will be followed in November by other measures affecting the oil and gas sector as well as the Central Bank. His Tuesday morning tweet...

Baby's body pulled from water near Brooklyn Bridge

No parent or guardian was present at the scene, police said. Her husband, Monte Campbell, waded into shallow water near the Manhattan shoreline, retrieved the baby and started CPR. It was just after 4 p.m. on a hot, sunny Sunday in NY when cops "clim...

Saudi says no room for mediation in Canada row

European traders said Saudi Arabia's main state wheat buying agency, the Saudi Grains Organization (SAGO), has told grains exporters it will no longer accept Canadian-origin grains in its worldwide purchase tenders. Saudi Arabia's Foreign Ministry ca...

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey explains why Alex Jones is not banned

First reported by Buzzfeed News , the move comes after Spotify recently pulled a handful of Jones's podcasts from its own platform . But in case the service's position was not entirely clear, Twitter founder and CEO Jack Dorsey further shed...

'The whole room started to shake': Couple tell of Indonesia quake terror

The white-robed Islamic leader was preaching on Sunday night at a mosque in Denpasar on the holiday island of Bali when the shallow 6.9-magnitude quake struck. The excavator arrived about 60 hours after the quake hit on Sunday evening, when many mosq...

Gates Describes Manafort Orders While Defense Hammers 'Secret Life'

Gates admitted to a litany of crimes Tuesday as Downing, Manafort's lead defense attorney, hammered him for enriching himself on his boss's dime, executing tax evasion and bank fraud schemes of his own, and lying to the special counsel's investigat...

USA congressman, Trump loyalist, indicted for insider trading

The indictment says the trades allowed Cameron Collins and others to avoid more than $768,000 in losses. The House Ethics Committee last October disclosed that it was investigating Collins for potentially violating federal law and House rules ...

Trump going ahead with tariffs on $16B in Chinese imports

The US will impose a 25% tariff on $16 billion worth of Chinese goods starting August 23. China reported larger than expected exports in July, even as the USA prepared a new list of products for tariffs. All in all, China's trade surplus with the U...

Primary Election Day Tuesday

In November, Republicans will be defending over 70 seats that are considered more favorable for Democrats and will not have those advantages. The central OH race was the marquee contest on a day when four other states held nominating contests, in...

Parents jailed for selling son to Paedophiles

Berrin was sentenced to 12 years and six months by a court in Freiburg, while Christian, the boy's stepfather, was jailed for 12 years. In Tuesday's verdict, the couple was ordered to pay a total 42,500 euros ($63,917 Cdn) in compensation to the bo...

Acting President, Osinbajo sacks DG of DSS over invasion of NASS

The acting President also ordered the most senior officer in the department to take over from Daura. AgP Yemi Osinbajo has directed the termination of the appointment of the DG of the DSS, Mr. Operatives of the DSS had in the early hours of Tue...

Mendocino Complex Fire now largest in California history

Where are the fires burning? The wildfires are "extremely fast, extremely aggressive, extremely unsafe", said Scott McLean, a deputy chief with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection . The White House did not immediately resp...

Rick Gates returns to witness stand to detail Manafort’s finances

In the telling of Manafort's legal team, any problems with his financial paperwork were either mistakes or the fault of Gates, who they say was stealing from Manafort and is now cooperating with investigators to cover his tracks. He has tweeted suppo...

Everything you need to know about the Saudi Arabia-Canada fallout

The account later apologised and the image was reposted with the plane removed, but screenshots of the original tweet spread quickly. Mr Al Yami said Saudi Arabia conducted all the necessary legal procedures as dictated by its own law. The latest a...

Karunanidhi health: Is DMK chief suffering from jaundice?

Security has been enhanced at the hospital and the Gopalapuram residence of the nonagenarian leader. Karunanidhi entered politics at the age of 14, after being inspired by a speech made by Alagiriswami of the Justice Party in 1932. The two parties ...

Brooklyn Family Attacked With Acetone And Brooms By Nail Salon Workers

The crazed worker then starts beating the customer with a broomstick as she tries to calm the situation. She brings it down onto the black woman's back, repeatedly, as the woman flees from the salon. Monday. This is the shocking moment nail salon w...

YouTube removes Infowars and The Alex Jones Channel

Only one Infowars show - Real News with David Knight - remains accessible. Jones is verified on Twitter , which did not immediately respond to a request for comment about whether Jones has violated any of the site's policies. Spotify, which ad...

Luxury yacht at centre of graft probe handed to Malaysia

Malaysian and worldwide authorities want to question Malaysian financier Jho Low , who the Justice Department alleges was a key figure in the theft and global laundering of US$4.5 billion from 1MDB. The ex-prime minister was arrested and charged w...

Qatari pressure on long-term truce deal between Hamas and Israel in Gaza

It said some 8,000 Gazans had participated in the protests at five locations along the border. The delegation was welcomed by Hamas leader Ismail Haniya and members of the group's political bureau. At least 156 Palestinians have been killed in the ...

Michael Steele: Trump’s LeBron Tweet ‘Is Nothing Short of Racist’

Six months later, that sentiment has been converted into the title of the National Basketball Association star's upcoming three-part docuseries Shut Up and Dribble , which James and his production company SpringHill Entertainment will produce for ...

Daimler abandons its Iran plans over USA sanctions

European allies say they "deeply regret" the US action. President Hassan Rouhani's administration also replaced the Central Bank governor and took other measures to shore up the national currency. Hours before revived USA sanctions were due to ...

Trump legal team drafting letter about 'reluctance' to answer obstruction questions

Giuliani, President Trump's lead attorney for the ongoing special counsel investigation, said Monday that Trump's legal team is planning to send a letter to special counsel Robert S. Trump's former adviser Roger Stone, embroiled in his own controve...

Northern California blazes now largest in the US state's history

A day before the tweet , the Trump administration approved California's request to declare a "major disaster" as the state continues to fight wildfires that have claimed at least nine lives. "Everything is still dry". An air tanker drops ret...

9-year-old robbed at gunpoint at lemonade stand

Neighbour Kelly Smith said the robbery was "heart-wrenching", adding: "That little boy will never be the same". A 9-year-old North Carolina boy who was running a lemonade stand was robbed at gunpoint on August 5, officials said. Ms Smith said the...

Rick Gates testifies that he committed crimes with ex-boss Paul Manafort

Gates testified that Manafort directed him to report overseas income as loans in order to lower taxable income - an allegation prosecutors have been eliciting testimony about from witnesses since last week. All told, prosecutors allege that Manaf...

Eleven children rescued in raid on New Mexico compound

Wahhaj was wanted for the abduction of his 3-year-old son Abdul Ghani Wahhaj in Georgia, authorities said. There were no injuries during the search, the sheriff said. Three women, believed to be the mothers of the children, were detained and later ...

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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...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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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 ...

In Gaza Flare-Up, New York Times Obscures Cause and Effect

In Gaza Flare-Up, New York Times Obscures Cause and Effect

Israeli aircraft struck more than 150 targets in Gaza overnight and Palestinian militants fired scores of rockets, including a long-range missile deep into Israel, escalating fig...

At Least Four Killed in Canada Shooting

At Least Four Killed in Canada Shooting

It was not immediately clear what caused the shooting. Canadian Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale told reporters he could not discuss details of the latest shooting. Tim Moreh...

US Senator Presents Letter From Trump For Putin

US Senator Presents Letter From Trump For Putin

However, deputy White House spokesman Hogan Gidley said the missive was a "letter of introduction" that Trump had written at Paul's request and "mentioned topics of interest that...

Saudi Arabia 'threatens' Canada with 9/11 style attack

Saudi Arabia 'threatens' Canada with 9/11 style attack

In response, the Saudi Arabian government took quick retaliatory action by expelling Canada's ambassador and calling their own home, suspending all new trade deals, cancelling all ...

US can't be trusted, Iran's Rouhani tells North Korea

US can't be trusted, Iran's Rouhani tells North Korea

North Korea's nuclear weapons program has caused global tension for decades and the rhetoric and threats from Kim and Trump had been especially hostile before their June meeting...

Israeli strike kills 2 Hamas militants in disputed area

Israeli strike kills 2 Hamas militants in disputed area

A 6-meter high fence and additional security measures will be installed on the barrier by the end of 2018, the ministry said in a statement . The incident took place as Egypt ...

Yemen war: 'Children killed' in bus attack

Yemen war: 'Children killed' in bus attack

CNN reported that dozens of children under the age of 15 were killed in the attack, and many more were injured, according to reports from Yemeni officials and the Red Cross . N...