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Syria's Assad threatens to attack area under U.S.-backed Kurds

In April, the US, UK and France conducted joint airstrikes in Syria in response to reports of a chemical attack in the Syrian town of Douma in which dozens of p...


Roman Abramovich Granted Israeli Citizenship

Israel passport holders are allowed to enter Britain without a visa for short stays. Sources in Abramovich's entourage told Russian and global media earlier...


Canada to impose tariff 'countermeasures' on US

Donald Trump risks isolating the U.S. from its allies with his latest move. Canada will impose retaliatory tariffs on C$16.6 billion ($12.8 billion) worth of...


Papua New Guinea Banning Facebook For A Month

Communications Minister Sam Basil said that the shutdown would enable the department and National Research Institute to conduct further research on how th...


Trump says he’s giving 'full pardon' to Dinesh D’Souza

Mr. Trump also commuted the sentence of Sholom Rubashkin, the former CEO of what was America's largest kosher slaughterhouse and meat-packing plant. "Bravo! @...


N. Korea summit may go ahead as diplomacy heats up

General Kim Yong Chol , vice chairman of the central committee of the Workers' Party and right-hand man to Kim, will meet U.S. secretary of state Mike Pompe...


Trump borrows language of accusers, critics in Mueller tweet

Apparently referencing special counsel Robert Mueller's team of investigators, Trump launched a series of tweets about the "13 Angry Democrats" early Tuesday ...


EDL founder jailed for contempt of court after broadcasting tirade on Facebook

Robinson, a pseudonym of 35-year-old Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, was arrested Friday at Leeds Crown Court in northern England. He was arrested, charged and senten...


Stroll-outs as Syria takes over as chair of world disarmament physique

A graphic circulated by the U.S. Mission to the U.N.in Geneva featuring U.S. Ambassador Robert Wood's remarks condemning Syria's presidency of the U.N. Bu...


Trump Says He Regrets Choosing Jeff Sessions for Attorney General

Special Counsel Robert Mueller is investigating Trump's demands that Sessions overturn his recusal, which fits the pattern of Trump attempting to impede the in...


Man scales building to save child dangling from balcony

Video footage of Gassama scaling four storeys of the building with his bare hands has catapulted the young man to global fame, and earned him the promise of ci...


Utah Missionary Set to Be Freed from Venezuela Detention

Holt had been imprisoned by the socialist government of President Nicolas Maduro for almost two years after traveling to Venezuela to marry a woman he met...


Pompeo plans summit over steak dinner with top North Korean official

In a dizzying turnaround less than a week after Trump announced the cancellation of the summit, Kim, the director of North Korea's United Front Department, wh...


Headless skeleton of man trying to flee Mt. Vesuvius discovered

THE skeleton of a disabled man crushed to death by an enormous rock as he tried to flee the devastating explosion at Mount Vesuvius 2000 years ago has been dug ...


Russia reports more casualties in Syria campaign

The firefight occurred in the Deir al-Zour governorate, an oil-rich area of eastern Syria , after several mobile units of the IS attacked a Syrian Army artille...


Blast, gunfire heard near interior ministry in Kabul

The May 24 rocket artillery attack in the Musa Qala district of Helmand province was announced by the US military last week, but without a public estimate of th...


Landslides and Flooding Near North Carolina Dam Causes Emergency Evacuations

Deadly subtropical depression Alberto, the storm system that has been drenching the Southeast, has caused landslides, evacuations and flash flooding. In hard-hi...


Police release body cam video of woman's arrest at New Jersey beach

Wildwood police said the delay in releasing the video was due to hiding the identities of others on the beach not involved in the incident. "I had alcohol, it...


658 children separated from parents at the border over 13 days

Lawmakers have focused this year on reaching a deal that would protect hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants, known as Dreamers, from deportation, in...


Louis Attorney Says Her Office Has Resolved Criminal Charges Against Greitens

On another occasion, Greitens slapped her in the face and called her a whore, she said. Documents detailing communications and expenditures by A New Media relat...


Teacher who stopped shooting: 'I had to save students'

The family of the other person shot in the incident at Noblesville West middle school, 13-year-old student Ella Whistler, said she was in critical but stable co...


Qatar Bans Citizens from Buying, Selling Saudi-Made Goods

By Mohammed Aly Sergie Almost a year after Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt cut ties with Qatar, the gas-rich country chose to stop...


No London return? Chelsea owner Abramovich granted Israeli citizenship

Abramovich arrived in Israel on Monday afternoon, and immediately received Israeli citizenship . Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has reportedly been gra...


Mattis says United States to continue operations in South China Sea

During the weekend, two USA warships sailed close to the Paracel Islands, north of the Spratlys, drawing protests from China. Reuters first reported that ...


English Teacher Spell Checks Donald Trump’s Letter, See the Mistakes Corrected

Among the most prominent mistakes in the president's letter were multiple instances of improper capitalization of common nouns such as "president" and " state...


Harvard Study: Hurricane Maria Death Toll 4645, Not 64

When the researchers extrapolated those mortality rates to the population of Puerto Rico, they calculated that the number of hurricane-related deaths was somewh...


Alberto continues to bring rain chances to Middle Georgia

Alberto made a Memorial Day landfall near Laguna Beach, Fla, just west of Panama City, andofficials warned of risky conditions even though its maximum sustai...


Massive fire breaks out at Germany’s biggest amusement park

There were about 25,000 people at the theme park on Saturday, according to police estimates. Other attractions damaged or destroyed in the blaze included "B...


Dr M says MH370 search may resume if new evidence found

The head of a USA technology company that scoured the Indian Ocean seabed for more than three months looking for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 said on Tuesday ...


Kim's right-hand man in US for talks on North Korea summit

Kim Yong Chol is the most senior North Korean official to meet top officials for talks in the United States since Jo Myong Rok, a vice marshal, met then-Presi...


Italian PM quits four day after being asked to form government

The parties' approved nominee for prime minister, lawyer and political novice Giuseppe Conte , stepped aside following the decision to reject Savona, crashing ...


Latest USGS maps and pictures as lava flows SPREAD

The Hawaii Civil Defence Agency said the wells "are stable and secure", and Hawaii's Gov. David Ige said the plant was "sufficiently safe" from the lava that ...


Republicans, Democrats Dispute White House View That Campaign Informant Was Improper

Mr. Mueller thus still has the heavy responsibility of clarifying whether the president or his 2016 campaign ever had any hand in it, and for Congress finally...


Ally, Plans to Ignore Trump's Iran Sanctions

Trump's decision to scuttle the Iran deal did not only put India's economic ( oil ) interests in trouble but also its strategic interests. The statement w...


Evangelist wants $54M jet: ‘Jesus wouldn’t be riding donkey’

The jet that Duplantis has his eyes on is the Dassault Falcon 7X , a three-engine jet that has an estimated net worth of $54 million. Prosperity gospel tel...


Trump wishes he didn't pick Jeff Sessions as attorney general

The president added that he wishes he'd picked a different attorney general. He said he would like to hear the Justice Department inspector general's find...


'Murdered' Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko is alive :: Kenya

But on Wednesday he showed up alive at a news conference in Ukraine . The country's security services said Mr Babchenko's death was faked in order to foi...


Misleading tweets by liberal activists fuel Donald Trump on border issue

The separation tactic is a deterrent - designed simply to make immigrants think twice before heading to the border with their families. "Dems must agree to Wall...


Trump holds campaign-style rally in Nashville

He said of Democrats , "They're bad at everything but they're good at sticking together", and appealed for GOP unity come November. Media pundits inaccuratel...


Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko shot dead in Kiev, Ukraine

Mr Gerashchenko said Mr Babchenko's killer was waiting for him on the staircase inside the journalist's building and shot him in the back as he was going out ...


Dynamo recognize Santa Fe shooting victims, survivors in Friday's game

Abbott, a staunch supporter of gun rights , said this week he's open to strengthening laws on gun storage and reporting lost or stolen weapons. "Sabika's d...


Belgium shooting rampage was terrorist act, prosecutors say

The man was named by public broadcaster RTBF as a 36-year-old petty criminal who had been let out on day-release from a local prison on Monday. They then ta...


Stocks tumble as Italian crisis knocks global sentiment

Italy has been unable to assemble a coalition government since inconclusive elections in March, which saw the rise of anti-establishment parties that support l...


Malaysia says it will axe high-speed railway to Singapore

It's going to cost us a huge sum of money", Mahathir said. BN and its predecessor the Alliance Party had governed Malaysia for 61 years, but saw its hold on p...


Terror rockets knock out Gaza’s power, deprive residents of electricity

In a radio interview with Janoob FM yesterday, Israeli Minister of Justice Ayelet Shaked said that it is time to get ready to occupy the Gaza Strip. The list ...


Can I roast a marshmallow over lava?

Kilauea, one of the world's most active volcanoes, entered its fourth week of what may be an unprecedented, simultaneous eruption at its summit crater and alo...


Court filing may show Russian Federation probe nearing close

The FBI investigated Clinton for her email scandal during the campaign, something former FBI Director James Comey confirmed during the campaign, then essentia...


Israel, Iran Reach Back-Channel Understandings on Syria Operation

Meanwhile, Israel is meeting with US officials to hammer out the details of a joint strategy for dealing with Iran's presence in the Middle East. At the momen...


Maryland city cleaning up after second flood in two years

Rescue personnel in Ellicott City , Md., were searching Monday for a man missing after rampaging waters roared like a river through the quaint, historic down...


USA to continue trade actions against China: White House

No matter what measures the United States takes, China has confidence, ability, and experience to safeguard the interests of the Chinese people and the country'...