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Powerful storm hits Japan; 24 injured

Intensifying Typhoon Jongdari had maximum sustained winds estimated at 90 knots (104 mph) when the GPM core observatory satellite passed over it on July 27, 201...


Paul Manafort, ex-Trump campaign chief, to begin trial

Mueller's team said it would not present evidence at the trial in the Washington suburb of Alexandria, Virginia, about possible campaign collusion with Russia...


Iran currency plunges to record low as USA sanctions bite

Iran's currency , the rial, sank to an all-time low over the weekend, falling below 100,000 rials to the dollar, ahead of the first round of United States sanct...


Imran Khan wishes to take oath as PM on a public place

The former global cricket star Imran Khan promises a "new Pakistan " as he claimed victory in the country's general election. If the PTI decides to nominate ...


Trump says he would 'certainly meet' with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani

On Monday, Trump said he would meet with Iranian leaders to reach another deal. "I'd meet with anybody". "I don't know what the President hopes to achieve w...


Rand Paul backs Trump's pick for the Supreme Court

Paul said that his conversation with Kavanaugh Tuesday convinced him that he would evaluate Supreme Court cases "from a textual and originalist point of view"....


Van driver sacked for deliberately drenching pedestrians in Ottowa, Canada

They chose to take action against the driver, thus giving him the boot from their respectable company. It says: "We apologise to everyone impacted by the rece...


Ready to meet Rouhani with 'no precondition'

If they want to meet, I'll meet. "I believe they will wind up wanting to meet". Trump responded with an all-caps tirade on Twitter: "NEVER, EVER THREATEN ...


Trump claims ‘business relationship’ with Mueller

Michael Cohen reportedly claimed that Donald Trump Jr. told his father about the June 2017 Trump Tower meeting before it occurred. "Now he's saying (Coh...


United Kingdom student goes missing while studying overseas in the Middle East

The mother of Jones, Tosha Thomas-Mora, exchanged texts with her daughter at 10:30 p.m. The group was based in Amman, Jordan for the summer. Jones and two oth...


Grace Mugabe’s diplomatic immunity not constitutional - Court

Judge Bashier Vally set aside the decision by former worldwide relations and cooperation minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane. The wife of former Zimbabwe presiden...


Two Americans Killed in Hit-And-Run While Cycling in Tajikistan

Later, officials said three of the four people believed to be in the auto at the time of the collision were tracked down to a village called Torbulok and that...


Zimbabwe votes in first election without Robert Mugabe on the ballot

Meanwhile, Mnangagwa's main rival and MDC Alliance president Nelson Chamisa also voted at Kuwadzwana School early today. Zimbabwe's former president Rober...


Sean Spicer 'taken aback' by man's N-word claim

In an exchange that seemed jovial at first, Mr Lombard called out Mr Spicer's name, and said they had gone to Portsmouth Abbey School together. It's been a ...


Suspected looters arrested, Carr Fire grows to almost 100,000 acres

The sheriff's department is also investigating seven missing-persons reports, Bosenko said. The fire has also claimed the lives of two firefighters and two ch...


Imran Khan striving to garner numbers to form government

PTI leader Naeenul Haq told media Saturday night that consultations are on to complete the number game. He had said, "The PTI would improve governance and bri...


Rep. John Lewis discharged from Atlanta hospital

Lewis was expected at an event in Atlanta on Saturday night, and failed to show. He's resting comfortably and expects to be released tomorrow. She says medical...


China says still committed to Hong Kong semi-autonomy

At a press conference with counterpart Wang Yi, Mr Hunt was asked about the situation in Hong Kong, which the United Kingdom handed back to China in 1997. "Chin...


Farmers still uncertain, despite Trump-EU trade deal

The Agriculture Department announced the aid on Tuesday to help farm producers hurt by retaliation by major trading partners against USA tariffs on steel, alumi...


Witness list for trial of Trump's former campaign chief released

Don't expect answers about Trump campaign coordination with the Russians to come out of the trial of US President Donald Trump's onetime campaign chairperson. "...


Anger As MH370 Families Say Official Report Offers No New Information

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia- A long-awaited official report into the disappearance of Flight MH370 gave no new clues Monday about why the Malaysian plane vanished, sp...


"Very positive signals" after US, Taliban talks

The militants called this week's meeting in Qatar productive, saying it laid the groundwork for future meetings and discussions. The meeting in Doha came as t...


Assam releases final NRC list, 40 lakh declared 'illegal citizens' of India

The first draft of the ongoing NRC process was released on the intervening night of December 31 and January 1, wherein the names of 1.9 crore of the 3.29 cror...


USA moves to defend elections, thwart influence campaigns - Mattis

Asked whether the US administration had created a regime change or collapse policy, Mattis said on July 27, " There's none that's been instituted ". Defense S...


Rudy Giuliani accuses Michael Cohen of tampering with Trump recording

Per the CNN report, Cohen is willing to "make that assertion to special counsel Robert Mueller ". President Trump , for his part, flat-out contradicted th...


Woman Killed Alongside Her Great-Grandchildren in California Wildfire

The nearby town of Keswick, with a population of about 450, was reduced to cinders. A tearful Sherry Bledsoe confirmed the deaths of her grandmother, Melody B...


Trump threatens government shutdown over border security votes

You know, I think we're going to make sure we keep the government open, but we're going to get better policies on immigration. Congress must agree on a spendi...


Trump touts economy: 'These numbers are very, very sustainable'

The strong second-quarter growth reflected large increases in orders of durable goods, investment in non-residential construction, exports, intellectual prope...


Trump lawyer Giuliani 'confused' to claim attorney-client privilege: Cohen lawyer

However, Giuliani said he himself was "not allowed" to release the tapes, which include what he said were "183 unique conversations", citing rules concerning...


New York Times explains Trump's puzzling 'enemy of the people' tweet

He has at various times suggested pulling credentials from reporters, encouraged rally crowds to jeer media and escalated his attacks by labeling journalists ...


Chamisa is better, Mugabe speaks

On the eve of Zimbabwe's first elections without him , Robert Mugabe , now 94 and in diminishing health, held an extraordinary off-the-cuff press conference a...


Pope Francis accepts resignation of Cardinal Theodore McCarrick over sex abuse allegations

One priest who said that he received unwanted touching and harassment from the archbishop, Father Desmond Rossi, has asked for a "total inquiry" to discover "wh...


Chelan Hills Fire reaches 1,800 acres, homes lost | Columbia Basin

County officials say evacuation orders are unchanged from the night before, when it was mandatory for the Chelan Hills area. The Douglas County Sheriff's Offi...


Man accuses Sean Spicer of calling him the N-word years ago

Lombard called out Spicer's name and said they went to Portsmouth Abbey school together. Former White House press secretary Sean SpicerSean Michael SpicerSpic...


Polar bear killed after attack on Arctic cruise ship guard

A polar bear was killed after it attacked a bear guard leading tourists off a German cruise ship near the North Pole, officials said. His condition has not be...


Trump threatens shutdown over wall, immigration

Trump wants Congress to pass legislation that addresses immigration issues. President Donald Trump threatened to push the government into shutdown ahead of...


Trump says he’s willing to ‘shut down’ government over border security

President Trump said he'd be willing to "shut down" the government unless Democrats in Congress help pass immigration reform, including funding for his long-...


Three dead, seven wounded after gunmen fire on crowd in New Orleans

The victims have yet to be identified but one woman and two men were killed, according to the New Orleans Advocate . Detectives "determined that two unknown ...


Cambodia votes in poll without main opposition

Hun Sen , 65, said that he intends to stay in power for at least two more five-year terms. The opposition CNRP, appealing to younger voters and those seeking ...


Georgia police department fires officers who used coin flip to decide arrest

Courtney Brown and Kristee Wilson, who both worked as officers for the Roswell Police Department in suburban Atlanta, were given termination memos on Thursday a...


EPA rescinds order allowing polluting diesel truck engines

Wheeler cited lawsuit against the policy by environmental groups and states, the court's action to halt it and a 1995 internal EPA policy that sought to greatly...


Laos dam probe begins as floodwaters recede

The incident has already affected 13 villages and was now affecting six others as the flood has been still flowing, he said, noting that 587 families with 3,0...


Mom and her 5 kids killed in Michigan motel fire

The Michigan State Police Fire Marshal Division assisted the Berrien County Sheriff's Office to determine a cause and origin to the massive fire. Another mote...


White House defends decision to bar CNN reporter

Mr Putin said he is ready to invite the United States leader to Moscow, and stands ready to visit Washington - if conditions are right. In South Africa, Mr ...


Donald Trump Jr. and special counsel Bob Mueller spotted together in airport

Cohen appears to now be cooperating with Robert Mueller's inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 United States presidential election. Trump and other...


Mom charged in toddler daughter's death makes first appearance

A Georgia mother is in jail after authorities say she starved her 2-year-old daughter to death. 'So the [child] really was left at home alone for 10 to 12 hou...


Ethiopia's grand dam chief engineer found dead in his vehicle

The project manager of Ethiopia's Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam was found dead in the capital Addis Ababa on Thursday sending shockwaves in the area, socia...


Natural disaster hits Indonesia's Lombok- killing 10

He says at least 162 people were injured, including 67 hospitalized with serious injuries. The quake hit early in the morning, while many people were sleeping...


Russians Tried, Failed to Hack Vulnerable Democrat

Sen. Claire McCaskill asks a question during a Senate Finance Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington on June 20, 2018. "I will not be intimidated", t...


3 dead, 7 injured in New Orleans shooting

The injured victims have been taken to a hospital, though their conditions were not immediately known. This story is developing and will be updated as more in...