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Pro-choice campaigners take 'abortion pills' outside Northern Ireland court

Today a tiny robot, less than the size of an A4 page, was used to distribute abortion pills which were taken by at least three protesters. The group did not s...


China Says Door To US Trade Negotiations "Always Open"

The US will also impose a 25 percent tariff on $50 billion of goods imported from China involving technology related to the "Made in China 2025" program. The ad...


Hamas, Israel apparently agree to ceasefire

Israeli Cabinet minister Aryeh Deri told Israel's Army Radio that he expected calm to be restored. " Israel will make [Hamas] pay for all fire against Isr...


First lady stays behind on Trump's Camp David weekend

In a tweet storm on Friday, Black wrote: "I've been obsessing a bit over Melania's disappearance - and that's what it is". Usually the first lady would accomp...


CRPF vehicle hit two youth in Nowhata, both critical

Clashes broke out after police used force to stop the march as it was on its way to a graveyard in the city of Srinagar to bury Kaisar Ahmad Bhat. Witnesses...


Uganda imposes tax on Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter users to tackle 'gossip'

The revenue raised is also meant to help pay off of the country's growing national debt, the report said. The Republic of Uganda , a small landlocked country...


Italian populists reach last-ditch deal to take power

The two leaders have named law professor Giuseppe Conte as their choice to remain Prime Minister and lead the coalition government. The Five Star Movem...


Europe punishes the United States for steel tariffs

Ottawa would impose $12.8 billion worth of retaliatory tariffs on USA goods such as steel and aluminum as well as consumer goods like maple syrup, pizza, and...


Saudi King Salman creates ministry of culture

The six-hour long event took place in the King Abdullah Sports City in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, after an agreement between His Excellency Turki Al Sheikh and WWE ...


Over 146,000 Americans will lose their jobs because of Trump’s trade tariffs

European officials, bracing for the tariffs, have threatened to retaliate against United States orange juice, peanut butter, kitchenware, clothing and footwear,...


Pushing the envelope: Why was Kim's letter for Trump so big

Pompeo had met in New York City with Kim Yong Chol on Thursday, paving the way for Friday's visit to the White House. The United States previously blackl...


South China Sea dispute: Mattis says China 'intimidating neighbours'

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Friday that the U.S.is considering handing over trainer aircraft and other equipment to Vietnam to reinforce militar...


United States set to veto UN resolution on protecting Palestinians

So far, the council hasn't been able to agree on so much as a press statement about what the U.N.'s Mideast envoy has called the most serious increase in vi...


Russian Envoy: Deal Reached to Remove Iranian Forces From Golan

Mr Assad said he is committed to pushing USA forces out of Syria during an explosive interview with Russian broadcaster RT. The remarks came after the Syrian ...


Canada official: USA tariff rationale is 'absurd'

Trump criticized Canada's softwood lumber and agriculture policies, using them as examples of how America is being treated poorly by Canada. Motorcycle manu...


Senior North Korean envoy delivers Kim's letter to Trump

Kim Yong-chol delivered a letter from the North Korean leader to Trump during their meeting at the Oval Office. During a press appearance, Trump said it was...


"Dendrobrium Narendra Modi": Singapore Names Exotic Orchid After PM

Is that possible? Yes, it is possible. There were "obvious rebukes" to China, but overall the speech sought to "wind down the tension" between the two countries...


Parkland shooter’s phone videos released: You’re all going to die

He goes on to lament his "meaningless" life of "seclusion and solitude", and that he is exhausted of "being told what to do". He continues to paint a pretty des...


These Four Bases May Shelter Children Taken Into Custody at Border

Critics of Trump's policies say the President is willfully confusing the issue and exploiting the welfare of children as the administration drives home its zer...


Syrian president threatens to expel United States forces

In eastern Syria , mostly east of the Euphrates River, the USA and its Syrian Democratic Force partners control an area they liberated from Islamic State aft...


Visa card network crashes across UK, Europe

The outage seems to be widespread across the United Kingdom, however a small number of payments do appear to be going through - so stay on your toes if you need...


USA vetoes UN Security Council resolution calling for protection of Palestinians

It demanded that Hamas and other Palestinian militant groups stop "all violent activity and provocative actions" in Gaza and called for a report on the recent a...


U.S. changes name, commanders for Pacific combatant command

The name change reflects the Trump administration's focus on the Asia Pacific as a priority theater, and concern with China's increasing deployment of weapons t...


Berkeley stands tall in World Reputation Rankings

University of Cambridge which was in joint fourth place past year dropped a place in the latest rankings, released on Wednesday. There are two universities e...


China vows to protect its interests from 'reckless' U.S. trade threats

The commerce ministry said earlier Wednesday that Beijing "has the confidence, capability and experience to defend the interests of Chinese people and the co...


Country seeks to criminalise sexual harassment

Al-Shaalan's work has been published in a number of journals, including "Methods of Care for Children Living in Orphanages in Saudi Arabia (an exploratory fie...


International Monetary Fund condemns Trump's tariffs move as trade war escalates: 'Everybody loses'

Trudeau invoked decades of battles fought alongside the USA and defending North American airspace as proof that the US tariffs based on a national security in...


Roseanne Barr Cancels First Interview After Scandal

According to Deadline , " Roseanne " executive producers Tom Werner and Sara Gilbert , who plays Darlene Conner on the series, will meet about possible ide...


North Korea summit back on for June 12

After exchanging threats and insults since Trump became president previous year, the United States and North Korea have been trying to set up the summit bet...


Evicted 30-Year-Old Michael Rotondo Packing Up After Altercation with Dad

Christina and Mark Rotondo sued their son after repeatedly sending formal letters asking him to leave. Local media report he left the house in Camillus, N.Y.,...


EU's Tusk congratulates Italy's new leader Conte

Ministers are drawn from both the anti-establishment Five Star (M5S) and the right-wing League. Mattarella gave the leaders an unspecified amount of time to f...


Visa payments not working as system crashes in UK

The card payments network, which can process up to 65,000 payments a second, said it was investigating the cause of the outage in Europe . Dan has been in to...


Both sides preparing as if US-North Korea summit is a go

He and Kim Jong Un's sister were the only North Korean officials to attend the historic inter-Korean summit of leaders in April. He plans to leave for NY ...


Kim Jong-un complains about USA to Russian Federation

If the North Korean delegation goes to the White House, it would be the first visit there by high-level Pyongyang officials since 2000 when senior figure Jo Myo...


Achtung baby: Trump wants German cars out of America

President Donald Trump has reportedly escalated his rhetoric against German automakers. The move prompted an outcry from US lawmakers as well as the foreign...


Trump says he wishes he didn't appoint Jeff Sessions attorney general

Trump blasted his attorney general earlier today in a tweet responding to South Carolina Representative Trey Gowdy (R), who recently said that Trump "could...


Pictures Show Devastating Effect of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico

In addition, the Times notes, "Puerto Rico's Center for Investigative Journalism and CNN , and Alexis Raúl Santos, a demographer at Penn State, have also chall...


Canada, Mexico, and EU vow swift retaliation for Trump's tariffs

On Thursday, the Trump administration announced it would not extend the waiver of tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada , Mexico , and the Eu...


Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy loses no-confidence vote

Spanish lawmakers on Friday voted to oust Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy , paving the way for the leader of the center-left Socialists, Pedro Sanchez, to take hi...


Trump, Abe say ‘imperative’ to dismantle North Korean weapons

He also visited South Korea in February to attend the closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics at the start of Kim Jong Un's charm offensive. Yonhap said Kim, ...


Anti-Putin journalist's 'murder' turns out to be staged

He appeared alongside Vasily Gritsak, head of the Ukrainian Security Service, who explained that the agency faked Babchenko's death to unmask the conspiracy t...


Journalist murdered in Mexico, 5th of 2018

His body was found in the state capital, Ciudad Victoria. Tamaulipas is a hotspot of turf wars between Mexico's cartels, who compete for drug-trafficking and ...


Spanish police detain, then release Putin critic Browder

Browder asserted that his detainment came because Russian Federation had obtained an active Interpol Red Notice , or a formal request that one Interpol member ...


President Trump considers pardoning TV personality Martha Stewart

Senate appointment after former President Barack Obama vacated his seat to move to the White House. "Nobody asked me to do it", said Mr. Trump. She was conv...


Denmark bans niqabs and burqas in public areas

That amendment was later removed from the bill. Still, the law has become known as a " burqa ban " directed at Muslim women who wear veils as part of their sp...


Cohen gets until June 15 to review seized items

In an extensive Tuesday court filing , Michael Cohen's lawyers are trying to use a recent $10 million judgment against Michael Avenatti's law firm to preve...


Summit preparations intensify with Pompeo, top North Korean to meet

The American president said the summit could go ahead as planned following a more appeasing statement from Pyongyang and productive talks with North Korean...


Trump insists he didn't fire Comey over Russian Federation probe, contradicting himself

The Times reported that McCabe had turned in his memo to Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating whether Moscow colluded with President Donald T...


Russian journalist describes faking his own death

To mimic gore, they used makeup and pig's blood. Kiev police reported Tuesday that Babchenko, who settled in Kiev in the fall and worked as a host for the Cri...


Trump wants to push German carmakers out of U.S

Trump has railed against German carmakers before and in early 2017, in an interview with German newspaper Bild , had said he would impose 35 percent tariffs on...