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Trump admin killed Puerto Ricans with neglect, mayor says

Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico with winds close to 150 miles per hour (240 km per hour) on September 20, 2017, causing an estimated $90 billion in damage ...


Suspects From New Mexico Compound Go Free After Prosecutors Miss Procedural Deadline

Prosecutors have other options for pursuing charges, including seeking indictments from a grand jury. Another New Mexico judge on Wednesday dismissed child a...


'Undermining democracy': Peter Greste urges minister to let Chelsea Manning in

Manning, a former intelligence analyst in the USA army who served in the Iraq war, spent seven years in a military prison after being convicted of leaking almos...


Police Search For Mystery Woman Ringing Doorbells In Texas

The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office says the 32-year-old woman was in a relationship with a man who has died from an apparent self inflicted gunshot wound ...


In Tacit Rebuke, U.S. Embassy in South Africa Rejects Trump Tweet

Almost 72 percent of land in South Africa is owned by white farmers, but only eight percent of the country's 56 million population is white, according to th...


Arrests of activists a ‘declaration of emergency’: Rights groups

As activists and others breathed a little easier following the apex court ruling, the Delhi High Court, which was hearing Navlakha's plea, observed that even if...


Australia flags denying US whistleblower Chelsea Manning entry visa

Manning, a former intelligence analyst in the U.S. army who served in the Iraq war, spent seven years in a military prison after being convicted of leaking almo...


No plans to suspend more major exercises on Korean peninsula, says US

The June summit in Singapore between Trump and Kim was the first meeting between a sitting USA president and a North Korean leader since the nations went to w...


Russia To Hold ‘Biggest War Games In Nearly Four Decades’

Some 300,000 troops are expected to take part in the exercise, which will run from September 11-15. Russia's armed forces are reckoned to have about one milli...


Authorities hope to identify woman seen on video doorbell wearing restraints

Officers have inspected houses and conducted interviews with people who live and work in the area. Neighbors said they wish someone could've reached the woman...


White House Counsel Don McGahn Set to Depart Trump Administration in Fall

White House counsel Don McGahn will be leaving his position in the fall after the Senate confirmation vote for Judge Brett Kavanaugh to serve on the Supreme...


Fire near Alberta, Canada's Waterton National Park stable

The Boundary Fire, was reported 1 mile west of Waterton Lake in Glacier National Park at approximately 6:15 p.m. Thursday, prompting the closure of Waterton Lak...


Found No Evidence China Hacked Hillary Clinton’s Servers — FBI Rebuts Trump

The report claimed that a Chinese company known to conduct government espionage was able to insert code into Clinton's homebrew server, and managed to forward...


Bipartisan support builds for plan to rename Senate building for John McCain

The building is named for Sen. Russell's history is one Democrats are probably keen to forget, and McCain's death gives them the flawless opportunity. They de...


Iran president asks Europe for guarantees on banking channels and oil sales

Tangsiri went on to say that military action could be taken to blockade other countries' oil exports in retaliation for USA sanctions. Last month, Iranian Pre...


Fishermen throw petrol-bombs in cross-Channel scallop war

Mr Rogoff said "around 40" French boats had gathered overnight in protest at British "pillaging" of the scallop supply. "Attacking our vessels is appalling", ...


Move to Rename Building for John McCain Stirs Southern, Party Debates

John McCain's death then raised back up on Monday in keeping with the U.S. flag code but to an outcry from the media and others who felt a flag proclam...


White House flags back at full staff after McCain's death

Past dignitaries who have been memorialized in this way include former presidents Abraham Lincoln and John F. Kennedy, as well as civil rights icon Rosa Parks. ...


'The Maybot': Theresa May shows off her dance moves in South Africa

The British prime minister landed in Cape Town on Tuesday and visited a high school in Gugulethu before addressing a high-level business gathering in the city. ...


NYPD Handles ‘Sting’ Operation in Times Square

Lauriano, an 18-year NYPD veteran, had the majority of the bees collected in a matter of minutes. The officer could not specify where exactly the bees would b...


Arizona Senate primary run in Trump's shadow

In a statement acknowledging her primary win, Sinema made no mention of her opponent. "He's always been someone who's encouraged participation in politics, es...


Republicans slow efforts to rename Senate building for McCain

The aide told colleagues they should disregard McCain's opposition to Trump's Central Intelligence Agency nominee because "he's dying anyway". The president's f...


Monstrous giant squid discovered on New Zealand beach

Matthew Aplin (pictured) and his brothers were not sure what to do with their giant discovery - and eventually called NIWA ( National Institute of Water and A...


Trump, under pressure to honour McCain, orders flags to half-staff

Presidential daughter Ivanka Trump called McCain a "patriot who served with distinction" and said his death has united the nation in mourning. USA Toda...


A guide to Florida's primary election

DeSantis made his allegiance to Trump the central theme of his race, airing a campaign ad in which he urged his toddler daughter to "build that wall" with toy b...


Hurricane Maria Death Toll Estimate Climbs To Nearly 3,000

The new estimate of 2,975, 46 times more than the original figure, was made by researchers with the Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washingto...


Owner of 3D-printed gun company selling plans online, despite court order

The man attempting to circulate 3D-printed gun blueprints online said if he can't give away the files for free, he'll sell them instead. Wilson has argued h...


Twitter Trolls Donald Trump For Colouring The American Flag Incorrectly

The US president, his wife, and Secretary of Health and Human Services, Alex Azar , visited a children's hospital in OH, where they coloured US flags with th...


Germany: 6 people injured during violent far-right protest

In response, some 5,000 right-wing demonstrators filled the city's central boulevard on Monday to demand immigrants leave Germany, according to a local broadca...


United Nations condemns Saudi-led coalition attacks in Yemen

Mattis says the US has been working with Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to improve airstrike targeting and recognizes that tragedies have occurred....


Voting for Anti-Corruption Referendum Begins in Colombia

The referendum seeks to slash the salaries of Colombia's Congress members and to bring laws that make public spending more efficient and transparent. Corrupti...


Mollie Tibbetts' dad gives powerful eulogy at daughter's funeral

But speaking Sunday afternoon to more than 1000 people at a ceremony at his daughter's former high school, Rob Tibbetts told mourners he's been embraced by th...


Trump says Google is "suppressing voices of conservatives"

They are controlling what we can & cannot see. Trump said it was "very dangerous" and a "serious situation-will be addressed". In a pair of tweets po...


Shane Doan set to service as pallbearer at McCain's memorial service

Mr Trump and Mr McCain had a long-running feud and the statement appeared to take a swipe at the president. No explanations were offered. In his adopted sta...


Economy minister voted out over handling economy

With the United States abandoning the nuclear deal in May and reimposing sanctions, Rowhani's hopes of attracting vast sums of foreign investment appear dead in...


France’s Environment Minister Hulot resigns

France's environment minister on Tuesday announced his resignation during a live radio interview, citing his opposition to the country's environmental policies...


Iran’s case against United States sanctions opens at top UN court

Iran's 2015 nuclear deal, brokered when Barack Obama was still in the White House, imposed restrictions on the Islamic Republic's nuclear program in return for ...


Germany working on 2-way migrant deal with Italy

The 5-Star Movement, the League's coalition partner, has so far backed Salvini's hard line, and its Transport Minister Danilo Toninelli, who is responsible for ...


'It was definitely a first': Wellington divers discover giant squid on beach

The size of the giant squid easily overshadowed any of the courageous souls that had the guts to lay beside the poor sea creature. 'My brother said 'what's ...


Mum's plea to school bullies over son's death days after coming out

Pierce said her son came out this year and began wearing fake fingernails on August 20, the first day at school. Before Jamel Myles died, he said that kids...


Theresa May first UK Prime Minister to visit Kenya in 30 years

In her tour to Africa, the UK Prime Minister will be joined by a business delegation made up of 29 representatives from UK business - half of which are SMEs - f...


All Photos from Uhuru Kenyatta's Meeting With Trump at the White House

Their meeting is coming after the Financial Times reported that Donald Trump referred to his Nigerian counterpart Muhammadu Buhari as "lifeless" shortly aft...


UK PM #TheresaMay kicks off SA trip with visit to Gugulethu school

May will then present President Cyril Ramaphosa with the bell from the troopship Mendi, which sank in the English Channel in 1917 drowning more than 600 mainl...


President Trump will not attend John McCain’s funeral, family spokesman says

Two days after Senator John McCain's death, President Trump issued a statement saying that "despite our differences", he respects the late senator's "servi...


Seattle judge blocks release of downloadable blueprints for producing 3D-printable guns

A USA judge in Seattle has blocked the Trump administration from allowing a Texas company to post online plans for making untraceable 3D guns. U.S. District J...


Dershowitz: Trump Can Fear NY Prosecutors, Not Mueller

Prosecutors there granted immunity last week to Allen Weisselberg , chief financial officer for the Trump Organization, and David Pecker , a longtime Trump ...


McCain's tributes aim veiled shots at Trump

Hundreds, including many waving American flags, parked their cars and got out to watch. Mr. Ducey said on Twitter that the Arizona arrangements mark "a rare...


Read John McCain's farewell letter to America

Trump's proclamation came just hours after the White House flag had been returned to full-staff, drawing complaints from right and left. McCain was just one o...


Iran rocked by a massive quake, there are victims

The quake struck some 31 kilometers from Javanrud, Kermanshah province, at a depth of 10 kilometers, USGS reports. People in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad ...


White House lowers flag for McCain again after backlash

Bush , then governor of Texas who later won the general election and became the country's 43rd president. "I can't trust Obama". Gwen and I send our deepest c...