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Magnitude 5.9 quake hits Lombok, no tsunami alert issued

It said it didn't have the potential to cause a tsunami. This is a developing story. Another Indonesian government agency has put the figure at 381, a si...


British Lamborghini driver racks up £36,000 in speeding fines in Dubai

But like an M. Night Shyamalan film, here's the twist, and there is a twist: In Dubai , traffic fines accumulated on a rental auto are the legal responsibili...


UK PM May scolds Johnson for burqa remark after outcry

Baroness Warsi repeated her calls for an investigation into Islamophobia within the Conservative party in a piece in the Guardian, and noted there had been a ...


Facebook deletes InfoWars pages

While Apple might have been late to the game with their ban - and Jones' podcasts can certainly be found elsewhere - their decision is widespread and effectiv...


Strong aftershock hits Indonesian island of Lombok

The latest quake was felt strongly on the island and followed a 7.0 magnitude quake on Sunday that killed at least 131 people. Another strong quake with a m...


Israel minister welcomes Syria scientist killing

The centre has always been linked by intelligence agencies to Syria's chemical weapons programme. According to the al-Watan daily newspaper, he was killed bec...


Manafort’s Lawyers Get Personal As Rick Gates’s Testimony Wraps Up

Gates, who pleaded guilty to charges in February and is cooperating on the possibility of a reduced sentence, has testified that he helped Manafort falsify hi...


Israeli Minister Says Egypt Bears Equal Responsibility for Gaza

Israel's defence minister has published a video of an "impenetrable" sea barrier Israel is building to prevent attacks from Gaza, the territory ruled by milit...


Israel strikes Gaza after rockets fired from enclave

Deputy Hamas chief in Gaza, Khalil Al-Hayya, told Al Jazeera television: "We can say that actions led by the United Nations and Egypt are in advanced stages and...


United Kingdom ‘to ask Russian Federation to give up poisoning suspects’

Other newspapers, including the Guardian and the Daily Telegraph also reported on the extradition moves. The UK is reportedly planning to demand that Russia...


USA imposes sanctions on Russian Federation over Skripal poisonings in Salisbury

She said sanctions would take effect on or around August 22, but did not specify the nature of the new punitive measures. WASHINGTON-The U.S. announced new sa...


John Bolton to Mark Levin: We're cleaning up Obama's mess in Iran

And he added Iran's power has grown since its leaders signed the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, the official name of the non-proliferation nuclear deal, in...


Rand Paul: Russian delegation to visit Capitol Hill

The Kentucky Republican, who is leading a legislative delegation in the country this week, met with Konstantin Kosachev, the chairman of the Russian Federatio...


Rand Paul delivers letter from Trump to Putin in Russian Federation

Earlier this week Paul announced that he had secured an agreement from for Russian legislators to visit the US and "continue dialogue on vital issues such as ...


Iran warn of ‘CONSEQUENCES’ as U.S. announces ban on oil exports

The first round of USA sanctions reinstated against Iran this week makes clear to the Islamic Republic the Trump administration's willingness to financially squ...


Saudi Arabia Appears To Be Trying To Tank Canadian Asset Prices

Russian Federation voiced support for Saudi Arabia in its worsening row with Canada on Wednesday, telling Ottawa it was unacceptable to lecture the kingdom ...


Republican congressman Chris Collins indicted for securities fraud

The charges stem from an ethics investigation that was launched previous year following accusations that Collins shared non-public information about an Australi...


Hunt on for survivors as Indonesia's quake toll climbs to 131

Facebook said the feature was available globally. "We are hoping to raise a few bob to get them back on their feet with the essentials so then they can contin...


Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey explains why he hasn't banished Alex Jones

InfoWars shot up the charts following censorship of its accounts on most major platforms , which ended with the network being banned from YouTube , Facebo...


Snapped! Alligator makes for a graduation photo with a difference

She recently posted the photos with the caption: " Not your typical graduation picture ". One of the photos shows Noland placing her class ring on the snout...


Rick Gates says he and Manafort disguised foreign income as loans

Manafort, seated at the defence table, stared intently at Gates while his defence attorney hammered him with aggressive questions, but his former business partn...


Trump going ahead with taxes on $16B in Chinese imports

Beijing has called on USA officials to be "cool headed", but fired back warning it would impose duties on an additional $60 billion in United States goods, a t...


UK's May urges Boris Johnson to apologize for burqa comments

A source close to the MP told The Telegraph on Tuesday: "If we fail to speak up for liberal values then we are simply yielding ground to reactionaries and ext...


USA candidates in tight race in hotly contested OH election

But a poll released Monday by Monmouth University showed that Republican state Sen. On this OH district: It's been Republican really since the Great Depressio...


Colorado hail storm kills zoo animals, injures zoo visitors

She called the damage to the zoo, which was closed Tuesday, "extensive". Officials later said one of the turkey vultures did survive. A busy United States zoo...


California: Mendocino Complex biggest wildfire in state history

Cal Fire is now calling the Mendocino Complex the largest wildfire in California history. After a day of hot, dry winds fueled by a high-pressure system on...


Acting President Yemi Osinbajo Sack DSS DG, Lawal Daura

Daura is however in a closed-door meeting with the Acting President, now holding at the presidential villa in Abuja. Akande is yet to give further details on ...


Parts of Frankfurt Airport evacuated after security breach

The family were later found, questioned and allowed to travel on. Police spokeswoman Julia Thiel told The Associated Press that "there were indications that a...


Two elderly men escape nursing home, found at heavy metal festival

Itzehoe police spokesman Peter Berndt said Tuesday the two men were actually 58 and 59 and left a home for people with mental health issues to party Friday nigh...


Longtime Manafort deputy Rick Gates admits embezzlement

The government called Gates, its star witness, to the stand Monday, just five days into what prosecutors originally expected would be a three-week trial. Manafo...


Saddened by DMK patriarch Karunanidhi’s death, says PM Modi

M Karunanidhi's eldest son was born to Padmavathy, who died early. DMK cadres are hopeful that their party president MK Karunanidhi , even after being push...


Head of Syrian regime research Centre killed in car bombing

Sarin gas was being developed at the centre, according to the United States, a claim denied by the Syrian authorities who say the country does not possess any ...


Saudi airline stops flights to Canada amid escalating diplomatic row

Saudi Arabia froze new trade and investment with Canada and expelled the Canadian ambassador , in a stern gesture of retaliation after Ottawa urged it to free ...


Spanish paedophile jailed in Germany for 'buying' boy online

The 48-year-old mother was sentenced on Tuesday to 12 years and six months in jail, while her 39-year-old male partner was handed a 12-year term followed by "pr...


This researcher wasn’t safe from great white shark

Dr. Greg Skomal is the man out on the metal observation plank holding the camera when a enormous great white breaches and looks as though it's trying to swallow...


Luxury yacht in graft probe arrives in Malaysian port

Najib also called for a full inquiry into the claim that the International Republican Institute (IRI) had been working with the then Malaysian opposition, inclu...


Fireball near Bologna airport after road crash explosion

No further details were immediately available. Local police said that there had been a collision on the motorway and an explosion happened in the subsequent...


U.S. anti-Iran measures to take effect from today: White House

President Trump on Monday signed an executive order to restore some of the sanctions that were lifted under the 2015 nuclear deal during the Obama administratio...


Florida school shooting survivors plan to rally at NRA

A lawyer for the NRA said Friday that NY officials are unfairly targeting First Amendment rights. The lawsuit filed in federal court alleges Cuomo and state...


New Details About Alleged Parkland Shooter Were Revealed by Accident, Says Superintendent

But "two specific instances were identified", the report says, where school officials did not follow the requirements of Florida statute or federal laws governi...


Trump Walk of Fame 'star' vandal faces three years jail

The West Hollywood City Council announced on Monday that it will be convening to discuss removing the iconic image, citing Trump's "disturbing treatment o...


Trump Attacks LeBron James And "Dumb" Don Lemon

Lemon began by going through his recent interview with James - which went beyond the basketball star's political views and placed great focus on how he's buildi...


Video shows Brooklyn nail salon workers attacking customer

Cops say she was released following a hearing in Brooklyn Criminal Court. There were also claims that the women were dosed with acetone , a solvent used to r...


Baby's body pulled from water near Brooklyn Bridge

Campbell was visiting NY with his parents. Police say it wasn't immediately clear why the child was in the water, and no parent or guardian was present. Mrs C...


Trump admits getting dirt on Clinton was focus of meeting with Russians

Trump's morning Twitter post was his most direct statement on the objective of the meeting, though his son and others have said it was to gather damaging info...


Apple, Facebook, YouTube, Spotify crack down on Alex Jones and Infowars

Some InfoWars shows, like "WarRoom" and "RealNews with David Knight" are still available on Facebook and Youtube . The social media giant, Facebook, anno...


California wildfire now 2nd largest in state history

The fire, present in Colusa, Lake and Mendocino counties, has burned nearly 274,000 acres as of Monday afternoon and has destroyed 143 structures, including 75 ...


Australia announces extra $140 mln aid package for…

A few weeks back Crikey optimistically wondered if, by emphasising the need for resilience on the part of farmers in the face of drought and climate change, M...


Rick Gates testifies he committed crimes while working for Paul Manafort

On the prosecution's projected evidence list are 23 email exchanges between just Manafort and Gates. What's Gates telling the court? Gates and Manafort wo...


Trump insists Trump Tower meeting 'totally legal'

President Trump is back at his resort in Bedminster, New Jersey, and this morning he released another flurry of tweets , including one about his son Don Jr. Em...