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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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China's USA ambassador vows Beijing will defend its own interests

Anyway, it makes for a pretty hilarious segment. Trump on 60 Minutes: Lesley Stahl tells Trump: "I wish you could go to Greenland, watch these huge chunks of ice just falling...

Australia mulling embassy move to Jerusalem - PM

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has attempted to persuade other countries to move their embassies to Jerusalem. Labor reminded the government that Frances Adamson, th...

British Mountain Biker Shot Dead By Hunter In French Alps

The hunter was taken to hospital for shock. Dozens of gendarmes surrounded the area where the tragedy happened, as others attempted to contact the victim's next of kin. "He now f...

Rescuers Continue to Search Florida Towns Demolished by Hurricane Michael

Trump told reporters before leaving for Florida and Georgia, adding later, "The denial was not only a denial, it was a very firm denial". The visit comes as Mrs Trump addres...

With UK's May under pressure, Brexit diplomacy steps up in Brussels

However, the EU insists Britain give assurances that, in the event future negotiations fail to ensure a UK-EU trade deal which can avoid a hard border, Northern Ireland should re...

'Rogue killers' may have murdered Khashoggi, not Saudis, Trump says

Mr Khashoggi was once an adviser to the Saudi royal family, but fell sharply out of favour with the Saudi government and went into self-imposed exile. Saudi media took a hard line ...

Hillary Clinton: President Clinton’s affair with Monica Lewinsky wasn’t abuse of power

She was then asked whether the relationship was an "abuse of power", to which she said , "No". Dokoupil's questioning was in the context of a report about the rise of female ca...

UK's Duchess of Sussex Meghan is pregnant

Harry and Meghan's first child will be seventh in the line of succession for the throne when it is born next spring. They will also visit New Zealand as well as Tonga and Fiji ...

Beto O'Rourke Smashes Fundraising Records But Cruz Comfortably Ahead in Polls

In an appearance in Plano last week, Mr. Cruz predicted a third quarter take of at least $30 million for his opponent. The three-term congressman far outstripped Republican inc...

German police catch suspected hostage-taker and free woman

German public broadcaster Deutsche Welle reports shots have been fired at the station, although it is unclear by who. Police refused to speculate whether the incident was ter...

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Elizabeth Warren Releases DNA Test Results

Elizabeth Warren Releases DNA Test Results

Trump in 2020. Those critics have charged that Warren advanced her career with a narrative she is a descendant of Cherokee and DE tribes, although Warren has released personne...

President Trump says Defense Secretary Mattis is 'sort of a Democrat'

People leave. That's Washington ", President Trump said. There have been consistent rumors all summer that Mattis is nearing the end of his tenure as Trump's defense secretary. ...

5 days after Hurricane Michael, large swath of Panhandle suffering

5 days after Hurricane Michael, large swath of Panhandle suffering

For now, only one death has been confirmed in Mexico Beach - the death toll overall stands at 17 - but Kelly said it was "possible" another body might be found. The hurricane-for...

US Special Envoy on Afghanistan Meets With Taliban Officials in Doha

US Special Envoy on Afghanistan Meets With Taliban Officials in Doha

In July, Alice Wells, the US Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs met with Taliban officials to discuss ways to lay the groundwork...

'MeToo' movement: NCW urges women to lodge written complaints

'MeToo' movement: NCW urges women to lodge written complaints

The committee will look into the legal and institutional framework that is in place for handling complaints of sexual harassment at work and advise the ministry on how to strengt...

United Kingdom and U.S. 'could boycott' Saudi conference over missing reporter

United Kingdom and U.S. 'could boycott' Saudi conference over missing reporter

Khashoggi's case and the fact that there are no American ambassadors in either Ankara or Riyadh have prompted concerns about dozens of unfilled senior State Department positions ...

Jamal Khashoggi case: Saudis defy 'threats' over missing writer

Jamal Khashoggi case: Saudis defy 'threats' over missing writer

The network said it will air the interview in full on Sunday evening. At this moment they deny it and they deny it vehemently. "There are other things we can do that are very, ve...

Armenia Hosts Summit Of Francophone 'Family'

Armenia Hosts Summit Of Francophone 'Family'

Canada also had to consider its relationship with France - President Emmanuel Macron had backed the Rwandan bid in a move widely seen as increasing that country's influence in Af...

Hurricane Leslie bears down on Portugal, Spain

Hurricane Leslie bears down on Portugal, Spain

The storm will most likely hit land around the Portuguese capital of Lisbon, before moving across the peninsula, bringing winds of up to 100 km/h (60 mph), Spain's state weather se...