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In rare rebuke, dozens of Republicans hit Trump over 'racist' tweets

Pelosi's comments put the House into a two-hour limbo after Republicans argued she went too far in her comments and broke debate rules. "Every single member o...


PROSECUTORS: MS-13 Committed Gruesome Killings w/ Knives, Machetes,

Attorney Nick Hanna in a statement . "We have now taken off the streets almost two dozen people associated with the most violent arm of MS-13 in Los Angeles"...


EU Braces for No-Deal Brexit if Johnson Becomes UK Prime Minister

Whether the former London mayor can navigate the parliamentary procedural minefield to get a no-deal Brexit across the line is another issue entirely. He has in...


Jeffrey Epstein's treatment is worse because of his wealth, his lawyers say

Epstein , who was once known for socializing with politicians and royalty, is accused of arranging for girls under the age of 18 to perform nude "massages" and ...


Trump Wonders When 'Radical Left Congresswomen' Will Apologize To Him

British politician David Lammy branded Trump's comments "1950s racism straight from the White House". Israel's Foreign Ministry declined to comment on Trum...


Penguins Break Into Sushi Stall, 'Detained' By Police

The owners found the pair of seabirds hiding under their premises near Wellington railway station, and the " waddling vagrants were removed from their sushi ...


Florida expert captures elusive ‘Chance the Snapper’ at Chicago lagoon

Chicago Animal Care and Control also closed off a section of the park to keep people away. An alligator aptly named Chance The Snapper had been on the loos...


Trump axed Iran deal to spite Obama, says leaked diplomatic cable

This prompted Donald Trump to burst out in a spate of tweets, branding the ambassador a "pompous fool" whom he would no longer deal with. The paper says the...


Trump gets his third acting secretary of defense this year

Pentagon officials have said Turkey was offered favorable terms to buy a US -made air defense system, the Patriot, but turned it down in favor of the Russian s...


Biden takes a newly aggressive stance on lowering drug prices

He said it's going to end all private insurance. Senior advisers said Biden would rescind President Donald Trump's tax cuts for the wealthy , raise the maxi...


Spain's National Police Arrest ‘Bigwig’ Who Hid Cocaine Under Toupee

In a tweet including two photos, the man is seen wearing the toupee in question, before it is removed to expose a grey package perched on top of his balding h...


Photos of slain teen Bianca Devins posted online

The gory pictures were redistributed widely, including by online posters who made light of or celebrated the teen's death. "We have also taken steps to prevent ...


Pittsburgh's Canton Avenue loses 'steepest' title to Welsh street

But the town can now add something else to the list - Harlech is officially the home of the world's steepest street . In a released published overnight, th...


Sadie Roberts-Joseph's Death Ruled A Homicide

Baton Rouge detectives arrested Ron Jermaine Bell in the killing of Sadie Roberts-Joseph, 75, whose body was found stuffed in the trunk of her auto on Friday af...


Kellyanne Conway stands to be held in contempt by House panel

After Conway shares that her ancestors are from Ireland and Italy, the reporter said , "My ethnicity is not relevant to the question I'm asking you". Cummings ...


'No technological grounds' to ban Huawei from 5G, say MPs

It adds, "There may well be geopolitical or ethical grounds for the Government to decide to enact a ban on Huawei's equipment". Canada is likely to postpone a...


Dr. Leana Wen Out as Planned Parenthood President

Planned Parenthood says it won't comply with a Trump administration rule that bars taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from referring women for abortions...


China says will freeze out USA companies that sell Taiwan arms

In previous arms deals with Taiwan, in 2010 and 2015, China also announced steps against USA defense companies. China claims self-ruled and vote based Taiwa...


Fans forced to flee music festival as huge fire breaks out

However, organisers have since released a statement confirming the "great news" that the emergency services had managed to clear the fire and reopen the roads. ...


Monsoon floods displace millions in India

A total of 65 people died, while 30 others are listed as missing and 38 were injured by the torrential rains that have lashed many cities across Nepal since las...


Germany's Von der Leyen secures powerful European Union executive top job

Alternative for Germany MEP Jorg Meuthen said Von der Leyen had made " vague promises " but doesn't have a "convincing idea of a modern Europe " which serves E...


NYPD Officer Will Not Face Federal Criminal Charges In Eric Garner's Death

De Blasio also said it was a mistake to wait for federal prosecutors to finish investigating the death of Garner before beginning disciplinary proceedings. "T...


Trump says 'will take a look' at accusations over Google, China

Thiel is one of Trump's highest-profile supporters in Silicon Valley and has the ear of the president. According to other attendees at the conference, Thiel a...


Indian amusement park ride snaps in half, killing two and injuring 27

The fire department conducted "swift disaster response operations", with officials confirming two people had died and 15 others were rushed to the hospital with...


China Reports Slower Economic Growth In Wake Of U.S. Tariffs

Trump later threatened to impose tariffs ranging from 10 per cent to 25 per cent on another $325 billion of Chinese imports, causing concern in financial marke...


Italian police detain 3 men, seize missile, weapons, Nazi memorabilia

But Forza Nuevo has supported the Syrian government, and one of those arrested in the raid-Fabio Del Bergiolo, 50, who ran for the Italian Senate in 2001 as a F...


Ryanair cuts 2020 passenger forecast, fearing Boeing MAX delays

The "base cuts and closures" will therefore see the firm transport 157million guests in the forecast growth for the year, compared to original expectations of 1...


EU Renews Sanctions on North Korea in Response to Pyongyang's Nuclear Program

But at the summit they rejected North Korea's offer to dismantle its reactor complex at Yongbyon in exchange for wide-ranging sanctions relief, and the step...


Bali rattled by powerful magnitude 6 natural disaster

The US Geological Survey said the quake had a preliminary magnitude of 5.7. The quake has damaged a few buildings in the area. It struck at a depth of 83 kilo...


India races for fix after moon mission aborted

An unidentified ISRO official said they will first assess the launch vehicle to find the problem, reported IANS. The space program, a source of national p...


Iran confirms arrest of French-Iranian scholar, gives no details

Iran says the European countries must do more to guarantee it the trade and investment dividends it was due to receive in return for United Nations -monitored...


Jeffrey Epstein Isn’t a Billionaire, New Court Documents Reveal

Giuffre claims billionaire businessman Jeffrey Epstein used her as a sex slave and in its 27-page ruling, the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals ruled the public'...


4-story building collapses in India; several feared trapped

Just in, a four-story building, near Dongri in Mumbai has collapsed and 40-50 peoples are expected to trap under the remains of a collapsed building. Three ...


Feds Warn UFO Enthusiasts Against Storming Area 51: The Military ‘Stands Ready’

And there's always more perks like using their powers to controlling them with the alien weapons the US Air Forces have been reportedly working on. This vir...


Ex-president Jacob Zuma defiant in South Africa hearing into government corruption

Zuma told the inquiry on Monday, his first day testifying, that he could trace a conspiracy to oust him back to foreign intelligence services and the apartheid ...


Rising flood waters threatening millions across South Asia

But India's Assam state in the remote northeast is still battling the monsoon , a four-month-long season that is responsible for most of the region's annual ...


White supremacist gets 2nd life term plus 419 years for Charlottesville ramming

A man sentenced to life in prison on federal hate crime charges for slamming his vehicle into anti-racism protesters during a white nationalist rally in Vi...


Antofagasta/Barrick JV wins $5.8bn damages from Pakistan

The ICSID's ruling is major setback for Pakistan, which is at a "critical juncture" where it needs an ambitious and bold set of reforms, according to the Wash...


Clashes break out as Hong Kong protesters escalate fight in suburbs

Huge numbers of anti-extradition protesters, including families with young children and babies, took to the streets of Shatin on Sunday in the latest in a strin...


Man Slashed Throat Of Teen Popular On Instagram, Took Selfie With Body

On top of the image was the caption: "Here comes hell". Instagram didn't say how it learned of the image, but said it's pulling down accounts that impersona...


Missile Defense Turkey Will Produce S-400 Systems With Russia, Erdogan Says

The United States has repeatedly warned Turkey that it will impose sanctions on the NATO-member country and exclude it from the F-35 stealth fighter jet p...


Renewing racist criticism, Trump says many agree with him

Condemnation of his comments "doesn't concern me because many people agree with me", he declared. USA president Donald Trump has intensified his incendiary ...


Barry dumping more rain as flood worries continue

It took 48 hours for the system to travel just 400 miles into Arkansas, making the flooding in southern Louisiana and MS even worse as the same areas absorbed s...


27-year-old Cretan man admits to raping and killing American biologist

An autopsy concluded that she died from suffocation, one of the coroners said, adding that several signs show that she suffered a slow death. The police believe...


Louisiana police probe slaying of civil rights activist-historian

She founded the Odell S. Williams Now and Then African American Museum in 1991 and advocated for peace and unity. "It's really a shock to the entire Baton Ro...


U.S. announces stricter asylum regulations

The rule includes exceptions for people who can demonstrate they are victims of torture or persecution, but USA immigration officials have made clear they consi...


Duterte 'seriously considering' cutting diplomatic ties with Iceland

Philippine Foreign Minister Teodoro Locsin had said his nation could withdraw from the UN rights council over the vote but later said it would not do so. A go...


Pakistan Opens Its Airspace After 135 Days

Meanwhile, the Civil Aviation Authority said the Kabul-Mumbai flights will also resume as normal. Pakistan had fully shut its airspace on the eastern border...


Sudan paramilitaries shoot dead a civilian: doctors

Omar said of the 12 officers arrested, five of them were retired, and that security forces were looking for the mastermind of the attempted coup. The military...


One dies, hundreds evacuate after 7.3 quake in Indonesia

The Alabama Emergency Management Agency says that area has a history of small quakes. Some people sent the night outdoors as numerous aftershocks rocked the M...