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China Allows Widow Of Prominent Dissident To Leave The Country

A poet, a painter, and a photographer herself, Liu Xia's writings are inward-looking, wrote Ian Johnson, noting that her poems are laden with symbols associat...


Trump says Putin meeting 'may be the easiest of them all'

When asked about the president's tweets , Hutchison said the US portion of NATO's common funding is capped at 22 percent, but that the USA contributes to oth...


Indiana Sen. Donnelly Could Be Swing Vote On Trump's Supreme Court Nominee

Kavanaugh not only had ties to the Bush administration but he also served under special prosecutor Kenneth Starr during the investigation into former President...


Four boys saved from Thai Caves - Fate of 9 more trapped?

Harris had all the qualifications to undertake the rescue mission, according to the paper. "Yesterday, our rescue operation began at 10.18am and we delivered ...


Israel Announces New Gaza Crackdown, Cutting Off Trade, Limiting Fishing

The Israeli army said in a statement that Kerem Shalom would remain open for the transfer of approved humanitarian goods. Israel announced on Monday it wa...


Trump says he can't say if Putin is friend or foe

However, many members pitch in far less than that figure, while the USA puts in more than 3 percent of its GDP. Trump fully supports the concept that the Euro...


What does Trump’s court pick mean for abortion rights in US?

If confirmed by the US Senate, Kavanaugh would fill the seat of retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy , a swing vote who sometimes sided with the court's liberals i...


Japan floods leave at least 64 people dead and scores missing

In the message, Francis expressed his solidarity with all those affected, offered his encouragement to rescue crews and said he was praying for the dead and i...


Widow of late Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo leaves China and house arrest

Liu Hui, Ms Liu's younger brother, told Radio Television Hong Kong they were informed she was able to leave Beijing last week and that he was happy to send hi...


Theresa May to meet new cabinet after Boris Johnson's Brexit resignation

Steve Baker, a junior Brexit minister, also resigned. The mess caused by Brexit is the biggest problem in the history of EU-UK relations. If May survives th...


US says it will release, reunite 50 immigrant children

That group must be reunited by Tuesday under a deadline Sabraw set two weeks ago, when he first ordered the government to put the families back together. Some a...


WhatsApp offers tips to spot fake news after India murders

The new feature will help users identify suspicious links shared within the platform while allowing the messaging app to automatically detect whether the link t...


Haiti government suspends fuel price hike

Looting and rioting began on Friday, July 6, as Haitians began protesting a 38 percent increase in gasoline prices. "Due to continuing demonstrations, roadblo...


Air India Renames Taiwan to Chinese Taipei; Accepts One China Policy

The change occurred because China has raised concerns over Taiwan being described as a sovereign region that is separate from China by airlines around the world...


Solid food but no TV yet for rescued eight

The boys are expected to remain hospitalized for at least a week, meaning they won't be able to take up FIFA's invitation to attend the World Cup final in Russi...


Five points of interest about Judge Brett Kavanaugh

Hardiman , originally recommended to Trump by his sister, Third Circuit Judge Maryanne Trump Barry, was again a finalist, having a backstory that appeals to POT...


UK's May loses two key cabinet ministers over Brexit row

Tory digital minister Matt Hancock - known for his self-branded social networking app - will now takeover Hunt's portfolio as Health Secretary. British Foreig...


Baby found buried alive in Missoula County mountains

PHOTO: A 5-month-old baby was rescued in Montana after being left partially buried on a mountain, the Missoula Count sheriff's office said. While the deputies...


Who Is Jeremy Hunt? Meet The U.K.'s New Foreign Secretary

Johnson, who favours a stronger break with the European Union, said in his resignation letter that Britain is "truly headed for the status of [EU] colony". John...


David Davis quits as Brexit Secretary

He said selling the policy would "stick in the throat" and he could not stand by waving "white flags" of surrender, meaning he had to quit. The British pound ...


24 killed in train derailment after heavy rains in Turkey

The train was heading to Istanbul from Edirne , on the border with Greece , with 362 passengers and six crew members on board. Tekirdag governor Mehmet Ce...


Boris Johnson quits as British foreign minister

The British pound on Monday recorded its largest daily drop against the U.S. dollar in almost a month after two euroskeptic ministers announced their resignati...


Trump narrows Supreme Court nominee to 4 names ahead of today's announcement

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called Kavanaugh "a superb choice" and said senators would start meeting with him this week. Democrats - unable t...


Trump's Former Personal Driver Sues Claiming Years Of Unpaid Overtime

Noel Cintron , who served as driver for Trump, his family and businesses for more than 25 years, was replaced by the Secret Service when his boss won the Republ...


Trump narrows high court pick to 4 _ or 3 or 2

Top contenders include federal appeals judges Brett Kavanaugh , Raymond Kethledge , Amul Thapar and Amy Coney Barrett - all of whom spoke with Trump on Mond...


Syrian state media: Israel attacked T4 air base in Homs

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a war monitor, said the missiles targeted Iranian troops and non-Syrian pro-Iranian fighters. The Syria...


Crowd of Critics Confronts Mitch McConnell in Kentucky Restaurant Parking Lot

The protesters also chanted " abolish ICE ", a slogan that has become a rallying cry for the far left. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has been lamb...


U.K. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson Resigns Over Brexit

The Mirror gets personal as it describes Johnson's actions as "shameless" and "scheming", suggesting he stabbed the PM in the back as a precursor to a leadershi...


Trump Adviser Says Two Supreme Court Candidates Are Tougher Sell

Judge Kavanaugh recently voiced disagreement with a court decision allowing an undocumented teenage immigrant to have an abortion. He also has taken an expansiv...


Trump Narrows Search for New Supreme Court Justice

Check back in with Mediaite for coverage of Trump's decision tonight. "He speaks Spanish. His wife comes from a Democratic family, and he knows how to engage wi...


Supreme court nominee: Trump to announce Kennedy replacement

District Court in Pittsburgh in 2003. But the contestants in this game show aren't the potential nominees, who have already been carefully vetted by conservativ...


Read the United Kingdom foreign minister's resignation letter in full

Conversely, the British Government has spent decades arguing against this or that European Union directive, on the grounds that it was too burdensome or ill-tho...


Iran detains teen over 'immoral' Instagram dance videos

Maedeh Hojabri would be an ordinary teenager just about anywhere in the world. According to AP, Hojabri had posted around 300 videos on her Instagram accoun...


UK police cite 'high dose' in nerve agent death

Police have launched a murder inquiry and a post-mortem examination is due to take place. "That is something that I think the world will unite with us in act...


Ohio Abuse Scandal Spurs Blaming of the "Deep State"

A founder of the House Freedom Caucus, Jordan has also been floated as a possible successor to Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, who has announced he will retire ...


North Korea says talks with Pompeo were 'regrettable'

High-level talks between the United States and North Korea appeared to hit a snag on Saturday as Pyongyang said a visit by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo ...


1 dead after helicopter crashes into Virginia condo

Michelle Anaya confirmed that at least one person was killed. Police say the remains of Jean L. Danylko, 91, who lived in the condominium that was struck, were ...


Trump Administration Opposes Major Breastfeeding Resolution

The position of the USA is aligned with infant formula manufacturers (the United States dominates the $70 billion industry, which has been on the downturn in we...


Kane spurred on by England's World Cup class of '66

Harry Kane and the rest of the England squad are desperate to prolong their stay in Russian Federation, with the next stop on their World Cup journey takin...


Boris Johnson Resigns As Foreign Secretary

Davis has form on resigning if he disagrees with his party. 'That dream is dying, suffocated by needless self-doubt'. But on the other side of the party div...


What Putin told Russian players after they were eliminated

He said: "We feel like conscripts, when they come to just before they have done their two-year (national) service, like those a bit demoralised who wanted to st...


Sides gird for battle as Trump readies to make Supreme Court pick

The appointment of another conservative justice to the Supreme Court creates the possibility that the court could overturn its landmark 1973 abortion rights r...


Tourist jailed in Cairo after complaint about sexual harassment

He presented to the court documents and a Lebanese magazine, where an ad was published to raise funds for Mazbouh to undergo a brain operation, and pointed out ...


Girl gang rape: School head and teacher jailed

The girl, in her complaint to the police, said that she was blackmailed and gang-raped by the accused ever since her father went to jail in December a year ago....


Donald Trump isn’t concerned about Michael Cohen flipping on him: Giuliani

Cohen, President Donald Trump's longtime personal lawyer who is under investigation by federal prosecutors in NY, said in his Twitter post Sunday, July 1, t...


Duterte: I believe in God, but prove his existence - via a selfie

Former president and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo dined with 18 Catholic bishops on Sunday night, a day before the scheduled meeting of President ...


What just happened in North Korea?

Pompeo is brushing aside North Korea's accusation of "gangster-like" demands, vowing that sanctions will remain until leader Kim Jong Un's pledge to get rid o...


Delhi gang rape: Verdict on review pleas on Monday

Mentioning that there are no grounds to reconsider the 2017-SC verdict, the Court also stated that reviews can be sought only when there are apparent errors re...


Trudeau spars with Ontario leader over asylum seekers

On Thursday, the province withdrew its cooperation with Ottawa on the resettlement of asylum seekers, seemingly bringing an end to a previous agreement wherein ...


Britain’s Brexit minister steps down in blow to May

Davis quit late Sunday , saying he could not support May's plan to maintain close trade and regulatory ties with the European Union , commonly known as a "sof...