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Duterte jokes about rape again, Philippine women aren't laughing

The president's words today were not his first controversial comments about women. She added a local study reveals most of the cases were incestuous in nature...


Labour antisemitism row: Hodge claims Corbyn 'is the problem'

He accused Mr Corbyn of being an "anti-Semite" - with the Labour leader saying he was "more careful" with language now. "It might have been enough three months ...


Woman Smashes Windows, Runs Over Bus Driver In Road Rage Incident

When the driver of that auto tried to make contact with her at a red light, the woman "grew irate " and broke out into a verbal argument, according to the poli...


Series of blasts reported at Syrian military airport

Two powerful explosions occurred near a Syrian airbase in the Damascus area overnight to Sunday, the Iranian channel Press TV said, adding that the case in hand...


Saudi-led coalition admits deadly Yemen strike on bus was unjustified

At least 51 people, including 40 children, were killed and 79 others, including 56 children, were wounded in the airstrike. Delays in executing the strike aft...


Macron under fire for calling French ‘resistant to change’

In a speech to French ambassadors in Paris on Monday, Mr Macron urged Europe to take more responsibility for its own defence and stop relying on the USA for i...


Pentagon moves to stop $300m in aid to Pakistan

Trump administration has intensified its pressure on Pakistan, particularly after Imran Khan has sworn in as the new Prime Minister. Pakistan could again be e...


Suu Kyi should have 'resigned' over Myanmar crackdown: UN rights chief

On Monday, the UN's Human Rights Council released a report containing evidence , it said, of the Myanmar military's "patterns of gross human rights violations a...


President Kenyatta arrives in Beijing to attend China-Africa Summit

Since independence, no country has helped our country on infrastructural development like the Chinese. In May, Kenya rejected the China-EAC economic trade agr...


Bush, Obama say John McCain made them ‘better’ presidents

McCain was a member of the Academy's Class of 1958. "Those in political power were not exempt". "We were standard bearers of different American political tra...


How to watch John McCain's funeral service

The two men, imprisoned together until their release in early 1973, quickly formed a friendship that lasted until McCain's death last week. An Honor Guard car...


Call for Govt to cancel Donald Trump's visit to Ireland

In a post on Twitter, Niall Collins said: "The strong bonds that tie both Ireland and the United States are crucial to our country's future prosperity". Trump...


Netanyahu's wife suspected of bribery as part of corruption probe

A police representative confirmed that Sara Netanyahu was being regarded as a suspect in the case during court testimony in Tel Aviv , the television report ...


Trump reportedly ready to back $200 billion in China tariffs next week

Yuanta Investment Consulting Co (元大投顧) senior vice president Katie Du (杜富蓉) attributed the fall in local equities to US-China trade friction; rising trade dis...


Russia-Turkey-Iran summit set for September 7 in Tehran

He added that Pakistan wishes for stability in the region. The Foreign Office said that the Iranian FM will meet his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Quresh...


Manafort associate charged with acting as foreign agent

The Russian national is referred to only as "Foreigner A", but he is believed to be Konstantin Kilimnik , who worked closely with Paul Manafort for years in ...


Release illegally detained Uyghurs from ‘re-education camps’, United Nations panel urges China

Normal detainees who spoke to The Connected Press described the internment camps as services policed by armed guards where Muslims had been forced to disavow ...


Amsterdam stabbing: Pair injured on Friday revealed as Americans

Amsterdam City Hall said the suspect was being held in hospital under police guard and would briefly appear in court Monday behind closed doors. As mentioned a...


North Korea accuses U.S. of being 'hostile'

Good. Back-channel talks between USA and North Korean officials continue. North Korea hasn't responded to Trump's move. The Cluster Munition Coalition, an N...


Clarity on India's Iranian oil import likely to emerge after US meeting

While conceding on Tuesday that more needs to be done to build on progress in his first term, Rouhani said public perception had soured over the prospect of ren...


Balloon poking fun at Mayor Sadiq Khan flies over London

His anti-Khan crowdfunding campaign was launched following the Donald Trump baby balloon flown by protesters during the president's visit in July. Some wore...


Why police finally cleared Bobi Wine, Zaake to travel overseas for treatment

He was checked into a hospital in the capital, Kampala , in a "worrying condition", the lawyer said . The 36-year-old had been freed on bail on Monday but...


Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe moved to hospital wing of prison after 'blacking out'

Zaghari-Ratcliffe spent time with her family for three days last week after being released temporarily from detention, but was returned to jail on Sunday even...


Trump insider David Pecker leaving Postmedia board of directors

On the recording, Trump and Cohen sound anxious that the information could fall into the wrong hands if Pecker left the Enquirer or worse. The counts were tie...


Zakharchenko killed in local criminal feud or eliminated by Russian special services

An explosion at a cafe has killed Alexander Zakharchenko, the leader of the Russian-backed separatists in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine , sources in the rebel admin...


South Korean envoy to travel to North for pre-summit talks

In recent days, however, Trump, irked by the slow pace of subsequent nuclear talks on how and when North Korea would dismantle its nuclear arsenal, ordered Secr...


Russia's Putin offers women a better pensions deal after popularity hit

President Vladimir Putin diluted draft legislation to reform the pension system which has knocked his popularity and stirred protests , but said on Wednesday t...


Couple Raises $400,000 For Homeless Man, Then Tries To Pocket It

A couple has less than one day to turn over the remainder of $400,000 raised through GoFundMe to a homeless veteran from North Carolina, according to The P...


John McCain Receives His Rare Honor

The man didn't feign anything. The Trump-McCain feud dated back to at least 2015, not long after Trump kicked off his presidential campaign. A weekend of ...


Major Toronto mall evacuated as police investigate shooting, multiple suspects sought

A short time later, police tweeted that there was aconfirmed discharge of a weapon in the area and said the mall was being evacuated. While he says he's gla...


U.S. ends aid to Palestinian refugee agency UNRWA

Anonymous sources later told The Washington Post that if the United Nations wants U.S. funding for UNRWA, it must change the way the agency operates. UNRWA ...


Pakistan wants end to controversy over Imran, Pompeo conversation

Responding to a question during weekly news briefing in Islamabad on Thursday, he said politically we need to move on. Even on Pompeo's visit, scheduled for...


Sudha Bharadwaj taken into custody, activists across the country raided by police

Justice Chandrachud observed, "dissent is the safety valve of democracy. If dissent is not allowed then the pressure cooker may burst". He also noted that the...


Trump wrongly claims Google shunned speech

Trump added, "Conservatives have been treated very unfairly". The Republican president on Tuesday accused Google's search engine of promoting negative news ar...


Homeless man suing couple who raised $400,000 to help him

Kate McClure, of Florence, New Jersey, and her boyfriend Mark D'Amico raised the funds for Johnny Bobbitt, the homeless vet, after he gave McClure his last $2...


Pres. Trump Accuses Bruce, Nellie Ohr Of Colluding With Russia

Ohr, a 30-year Justice Department veteran, has been attacked repeatedly by Trump and his conservative allies for his connection to Steele and the opposition r...


Trump unblocks more Twitter users after U.S. court ruling

As of this writing, Trump - or a delegate - has been unblocking multiple Twitter accounts previously blocked, including the original seven plaintiffs and a ...


Trump says Sessions' job is safe until at least November elections

Trump has raged against Jeff Sessions since his decision to recuse himself from Russia-related matters a year ago. The statement comes after the president h...


Prime Minister Theresa May dancing through her Africa tour - CBBC Newsround

In Kenya , as in South Africa and Nigeria earlier this week, May was eager to ease worries and emphasise opportunities as Britain leaves the EU. "Continu...


Trump Blames China For Hacking Hilary Clinton Emails

President Donald Trump claimed, without offering evidence, early Wednesday that China hacked Hillary Clinton's emails - warning that the Justice Departmen...


GOP Candidate Criticized After Saying Black Opponent Would 'Monkey This Up'

During the interview with Fox News, DeSantis referred to what would happen if Florida voters supported his opponent, Andrew Gillum . Colin Hackley/ZUMA...


Doan to serve as pallbearer at McCain's memorial service

According to Mr Biden the two men immediately "hit it off" and developed a "great friendship". Former Vice President Joe Biden spoke forcefully as he sai...


West Bank, Gaza schools open despite USA funding cuts to UNRWA

However, the United States cut down its contribution to the UNRWA from 125 million dollars to 65 million dollars at the beginning of the year. The UNRWA has...


Frank Field: Labour MP says anti-Semitism is 'more than tolerated' in party

In the article for his local newspaper, Mr Field said the reason he was one of the 36 MPs to nominate Mr Corbyn for the leadership in 2015 was "to be inclusive ...


Seven dead in New Mexico bus-truck crash, state police say

More than 33 patients have been transported to local area hospitals with injuries, some are said to be in critical condition, ABC News reported , quoting autho...


DOJ says Harvard hurts Asian-Americans with race-based admissions

Department of Justice filed court documents on Thursday, accusing Harvard University of discriminating against applicants of Asian descent. SFFA's lawsuit ...


Ex-Texas cop guilty of murder for killing unarmed black teen

In the hallway after the verdict was read, Jordan's father, Odell Edwards , embraced supporters, rocking them from side to side as he wiped tears from his redd...


4.4-magnitude quake shook Southern California

California's nascent quake early-warning system had another successful run Tuesday night when a 4.4 magnitude temblor hit the La Verne area. The magnitude 4.4...


Russian Federation to hold Mediterranean naval drills as Syria tensions rise

The drills come amid rising tensions between Russian Federation and the West over Syria's northern rebel-held region of Idlib. It is thought 81,652 demonstrat...


Trump tried to buy years of unflattering stories from National Enquirer

Mr. Pecker is the chairman and chief executive of American Media Inc., a post he has held since 1999. The New York Times reports that President TrumpDonald ...