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Bus driver charged in Canada hockey team crash with 16 dead

Officers were still investigating at that time and had only said that the semi-trailer was in the intersection when the crash occurred. "In order to lay these...


Trump Criticizes NATO Members On Defense Spending

Last month, Trump rescinded his earlier promise to sign the communique traditionally issued following G7 summits and blasted Canadian Prime Minister Justin Tru...


Could IVF really save the world's most endangered animal?

Some of this sperm was injected into egg cells taken from females of the southern white rhino subspecies. Perhaps no species on Earth is closer to extinction ...


Regime's bombardment of southern Syria forces 270000 to flee

On June 19, the regime of President Bashar al-Assad bombards rebel-controlled zones in the east of Daraa province, which borders Jordan and the Israeli-annexe...


Trump issues WTO warning in meeting with Dutch leader

But when the Dutch prime minister interjected, he made himself heard. And a lot of good things are happening. "We are very close to making good, fair trade de...


Malaysia's Mahathir says will raise 'unfair' contracts in visit to China

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Friday the "unfairness" of contracts for Beijing-backed projects would be a key issue he would raise during ...


Beryl becomes season's first hurricane, but it may not last long

The hurricane center said: 'Satellite data indicate the maximum sustained winds have increased to near 75 miles per hour (120 km/h) with higher gusts. Forecaste...


Armed Mom Shoots Man Stealing SUV with Children Inside

A mother took matters into her own hands after a man tried to steal the auto with her kids inside. When he didn't stop, she pulled a gun from her glove box and ...


Why Iran Is Threatening to Close the Strait of Hormuz

Federica Mogherini, European Union foreign policy chief, convened the crucial meeting with top diplomats from Germany, France, UK, Russia, China and Iran, as we...


Police say new Salisbury nerve agent victims 'handled contaminated item'

The couple remain in a critical condition in Salisbury District Hospital, which also treated Skripal, his daughter Yulia and police officer Nick Bailey, who cam...


Key Trump ally Scott Pruitt forced to resign

Lawmakers probed Pruitt for renting a room in a high-end townhouse co-owned by the wife of energy industry lobbyist Steven Hart for $50 a night, an arrangement ...


Nawaz Sharif sentenced to 10 years in jail in corruption case

His daughter, Maryam Sharif, also received a seven-year sentence, while his former security officer Safdar Awan received a one-year sentence. The bureau registe...


Israel accuses Hamas of targeting soldiers with World Cup app & dating sites

The officer, speaking on condition of anonymity under military regulations, said the Hamas cyber efforts to snoop on soldiers were nothing new. "We started ta...


Palestinian killed by Israeli fire after Gaza border infiltration

Despite his injury, the Palestinian man continued to hold the Turkish flag while he was being transferred by medical staff to the ambulance. Since protests ...


Donald Trump, serial harasser of women, mocks the #MeToo movement

In a lengthy, freewheeling speech Thursday in Great Falls, Montana, on Thursday, President Trump spent the vast majority of the hour-plus speech hitting on ...


Long wait has ended in Japan for execution of cult leader

Tokyo residents who lived through the chaos and horror of nerve gas being released on the city's subway lines during rush hour on March 20, 1995, have expresse...


What is the status of migrant family reunification?

Azar said that all of the parents committed a crime by crossing the U.S. -Mexico border and said a "surefire way" for them to have avoided the loss of their chi...


Another suspected poisoning puts Britain on edge

Two British citizens are critically ill after they were exposed to Novichok , the same nerve agent that struck down a former Russian agent and his daughter i...


Nauru ignored Malcolm Turnbull's plea for ABC to cover Pacific Islands Forum

It also said the ABC had made false and defamatory allegations against members of Nauru's government and engaged in biased reporting about the country. Morris s...


Japan executes cult leader and 6 followers behind Tokyo subway sarin attack

The group preyed on intelligent, young students from elite universities who were seeking a bigger meaning, and the group profited from business in electronics a...


U.S. ambassador tries to lower expectation for Trump-Putin meeting

On the issue of arms control, the official said the USA intends to raise Russian violations of the INF arms treaty during the meeting and discuss the fate of ...


Richmondites among adventurer deaths at Shannon Falls

He says Gamble's older sister and the rest of his family are trying to cope with the death of a man who lived life to the fullest. RCMP Cpl. Sascha Banks says...


Shots fired: U.S.-China trade war begins

A study titled "The China Shock", issued in 2016, reported that the increased imports of Chinese goods from 1991 to 2011 caused the USA loss of 2.4 million ...


A black lawmaker was campaigning door to door in her district

Bynum said the deputy was courteous and professional, and he agreed to take a selfie with her - which the legislator posted on her Facebook page , along wit...


JK Rowling, Merriam-Webster Troll Donald Trump Over Tweet

Donald Trump has yet again given the world a reason to laugh through his tweet when he made a mistake while tweeting about his error-free writing skills. Tru...


State Dept pushes back on suggestion it's softening stance on North Korea

But it remains uncertain whether Japan will heed North Korea's call as it continues to seek comprehensive resolution of the nuclear, missile and abduction iss...


Dozens of Chinese tourists missing after boat capsizes off Thailand

The body of one of the passengers, believed to be a Chinese holidaymaker, was pulled from the sea late Thursday and brought to shore, shortly before the search ...


Jordan Denies Allegations, Says Accuser Is 'Bullying' Him

Jordan allegedly helped cover up the assault that was taking place at the hands of a doctor to members of the wrestling team that Jordan coached. The source a...


‘Trump baby’ blimp to fly in London during president’s visit next week

A spokesperson for the mayor said he "supports the right to peaceful protest and understands this can take many different forms ", in a statement to CNBC . ...


Poland’s Supreme Court Justice defies ‘purge’

Poland's prime minister defended his government's drive to impose changes. "Poland is a European country and it is imperative that its judges are completely ...


One dead, dozens of tourists feared missing as Thai boat capsizes

It was not immediately clear which boat they belonged to. Conflicting details emerged as the rescue operation carried on into the night leaving authorities sc...


Chuck Schumer appealed to Trump to pick Merrick Garland for Supreme Court

In recent days, Collins has said she wouldn't vote for someone who wants to overturn the decision on the right to choose, which she considers settled law - bu...


Senate Panel Agrees With Intelligence Findings on Russian Election Meddling

In a statement from Chairman Richard Burr (R-N.C.) and Vice Chairman Mark Warner (D-Va.), the committee wrote that the "overall judgments" made by agencies ...


Verify: Is July 4th really independence day?

Later, on July 2, 1776, the Continental Congress voted in favour of getting independence from the rule of Great Britain. Two days later, this resolution was mad...


Trump likens immigration enforcement to 'liberating a town' in combat

Annual immigration arrests have soared since January 2017 , from 110,568 in 2016 to 143,470 previous year, although they still remain below the height of ann...


Experts see risks in USA plan to dismantle NKorea's nukes

This effort could entail US and South Korean technical experts working with the North Koreans to provide a source of much-needed medical isotopes by having Sout...


Texas mother accused of selling children

A mother sold her seven year-old son to two adult men and was also planning to sell her two toddler daughters, police say. At approximately 6 a.m., DPS Specia...


The Atlantic Hurricane Season's Next Storm Could Develop off Bermuda

The National Hurricane Center said Tropical Depression Two formed Thursday in the Atlantic Ocean, northeast of French Guyana. And while the meteorologists...


President Trump Calls on Congress to Reform "Insane" Immigration System

In Dallas, organizer Michelle Wentz said opposition to the Trump administration's "barbaric and inhumane" policy crossed political party lines, according to CB...


Govt says CM, Ministers to approve transfer of officers

The top court's five-judge Constitution bench made it absolutely clear that the LG has no independent decision-making power and can not behave as an obstruction...


Putin and Trump likely to discuss southern Syria, says Lavrov

As Trump ascended to the highest office in the U.S., he frequently praised Putin and pledged a reset in U.S. -Russia ties, which had fallen out under the admini...


New Zealand court rejects Kim Dotcom's appeal over U.S. extradition

If the Supreme Court accepts the case, it would be the final appeal through the courts for Dotcom. USA authorities say Dotcom and three co-accused Megaupload ...


Saga Of The Statue Of Liberty Scaler

Its officers arrest and deport unauthorized immigrants in the United States. - The 4th of July at Liberty Island was a chaotic one. A woman climbed the exte...


Trump Had to Be Convinced Not to Invade Venezuela

According to the official, the question stunned those in attendance, including former national security adviser H.R. McMaster and former U.S. Secretary of State...


Home detention for ‘remorseless’ archbishop who covered up child abuse

It is expected that Wilson will appeal once the sentence is passed. Anthea Halpin, whose documents about another Hunter child sex offender priest, Denis McAli...


Trump asked aides about invading Venezuela

In an exchange that lasted about five minutes, National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson - who were both stunned by the sug...


Have bouncy castles become too unsafe?

The regulations surrounding inflatables has also been raised in the Commons today by the MP for Harlow, where 7 year old Summer Grant from Norwich died in 2016,...


Macron parties at Fela Kuti's New Afrika Shrine in Nigeria

President Macron attributed his decision to visit the Afrika Shrine to his nostalgia for the good memories of the iconic place. He said France planned to la...


Iranian Diplomat Arrested in Belgium Bomb Plot

Zonnour told the reformist Iranian daily Etemaad: "When Mr Obama, during the JCPOA negotiations, chose to do a favour to these men [Rouhani and his aides], he...


Shark Pulls Woman Overboard By Biting Finger In Australia

A "once-in-a-lifetime" trip in May for a woman in Australia quickly turned into a harrowing experience when she suffered a bite while feeding a shark, which the...