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Russian Federation holds biggest military drills since Soviet era

Putin praised Russia's increasingly close ties with China as he met Xi in Vladivostok on Tuesday. China and Russian Federation have staged joint drills befo...


Trump's Doonbeg Visit Is Cancelled

A spokeswoman for the Irish government told CNN the United States had postponed the visit citing scheduling reasons on the USA side. But the White House did n...


USA marks 17th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks

In a rousing pledge to the American people, Trump said he would do "everything in his power" to stop terrorists unleashing carnage in the US. America will never...


Sanders Confirms DOJ Looking Into NYT Op-Ed

During a conference call, Quarles said that Mueller's team had subpoenas issued to Deutsche Bank "way back in the summertime, but it doesn't involve the preside...


20,336 murders recorded in South Africa in one year

As well as murder, sexual offences and attempted murder have increased. Sekhukhune said there were 808 gang-related murders in the Western Cape, and 87 in the E...


Indian nuns demand arrest of bishop accused of rape

Whom is she telling this to? Why did she not complain on the first time it happened?. "We will write to the Kerala Director General of Police for action again...


Woodward on Anonymous NYT Op-Ed: 'I Wouldn’t Have Used It'

Despite Sunny Hostin's ultimate decision not to attempt to copy Melania Trump's Slovenian accent, a representative from the White House weighed in on what h...


Ex-Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif's wife Kulsoom Nawaz passes away

She married Nawaz Sharif in 1971, and served as the president of the PML-N from 1999 to 2002, after her husband's government was dismissed by former president P...


Hurricane Florence causing 85-mph winds, will become major hurricane Monday

Not long after, a Hurricane Hunter flight measured sustained winds near 130 miles per hour, prompting the National Hurricane Center to issue a rare special advi...


Woman kills husband at Walmart in front of their 3 kids: cops

She allegedly killed her husband, Thomas Coutee Jr ., 30, after agreeing to meet him at a Walmart to exchange custody of their children - ages 7, 5 and 2. A da...


Sen. Collins Unfazed by Leaked Kavanaugh Email on Roe v. Wade

Wade and its progeny are the settled law of the land", the Weekly Standard reported . There is some uncertainty about whether Kavanaugh would be the fifth...


US to shut Palestinian mission over lack of peace talks

It comes one day after the 25th anniversary of the Letter of Mutual Recognition that saw Israel and the PLO recognise each other in the US-led Oslo process. T...


Egypt Court Sentences 75 to Death in Mass Trial of Protesters

The same court that jailed him also confirmed on Saturday death sentences initially issued in July against 75 defendants, including leaders of Morsi's outlawed ...


'Extremely Dangerous' Florence On Track to Hit East Coast As Major Hurricane

The hurricane, which is now whipping up winds at 130 miles per hour, is a Category 4 storm and forecast to make landfall later this week on the coast of the Car...


More than 20 roads closed due to flooding in Bexar County

Areas that will experience flooding could include Wheeling, Martins Ferry, Bellaire, Warwood, Wellsburg, Bethlehem, West Liberty, Clearview, Mingo Junction, Til...


US raises pressure on Palestinians by closing Washington mission

The Trump administration ordered the closure of Palestine Liberation Organization offices in Washington on Monday, broadening its pressure campaign on Ramall...


Hundreds of families flee Idlib as airstrikes resume

Syrian government and Russian warplanes on Saturday targeted the southern edge of Idlib province in what activists described as the most intense airstrikes in...


Google pulls Russian opposition leader's YouTube advert ahead of vote

Vladivostok resident Alexei, 41, who works in the local ship building industry, said he had voted for the communist candidate as a protest vote and planned to d...


Doubling of China trade tariffs 'ready to go'

The US imported $505 billion in goods from China a year ago. Apple also said that, "given the balance of Apple's economic footprint, the burden of the propos...


Man arrested after ramming car through France airport building, driving onto runway

The auto is seen careening across the dirt and onto the runway before the fugitive throws himself from the vehicle and starts running. He was later detained. ...


Calm returns to Basra after violent demonstrations

The attack came after a day of rage in the southern city where hundreds of protesters stormed the fortified Iranian consulate , causing no casualties but spark...


Trump Lashes Out at Bob Woodward: ‘I’ll Write the Real Book!’

Trump is arguing it is essential to US national security to find out who the author is. They lined up to deny writing an incendiary New York Times opinion p...


China promises retaliation if USA imposes more tariffs

Ford said last month that it was scrapping its plans to import Focus Actives made in China to sell in the United States because Trump's tariffs would make t...


Venezuela denounces USA military interference after NYT report

The officers asked the United States to supply encrypted radios, according to The New York Times , which cited American officials and a former Venezuelan milit...


Bob Woodward says people 'better wake up' to the president's behavior

Gary Cohn , the former economic adviser, used this ploy to stop the president from scrapping trade agreements worth billions of dollars with Korea, Mexico and C...


Mike Pence: I'd face a lie-detector test over NYTimes op-ed

Pence vowed that his aides are as dedicated as he is to advancing Trump's agenda. "I know their dedication and I am absolutely confident that no one on the vi...


Tropical Storm Isaac forms, one of three storms churning in Atlantic

As Hurricane Florence bears down on the East Coast, it's not only Carolina coastal areas that should be preparing. A rapidly strengthening Hurricane Flo...


Sweden elections: Swedes take to polls amid debate over immigration

Results were based on 99% of the vote confirmed and will not be finalized until Wednesday when overseas votes are counted. Christian Christensen, an analyst f...


7 wounded including 2 British tourists in Paris knife attack

A French police source said: "At this stage there is nothing to indicate that it could be a terrorist attack". He said: "He had an iron bar in his hand which ...


Iraqi authorities cancel planned curfew in Basra

Protesters raise the Iraqi flag at the gate of the Iranian consulate building before storming and burning it in Basra . Al-Shammari denied reports Iraqi ...


Boris Johnson lashes out at Northern Ireland backstop threat to Union

Carolyn Fairbairn, head of business group the Confederation of British Industry, said Sunday that a no-deal Brexit would be a "catastrophe" that would leave...


ICC can rule on Rohingya deportations from Myanmar

The International Criminal Court (ICC) flexed its muscles Thursday with its unprecedented ruling that it had the power to investigate the forced deportation of ...


19 killed in South Sudan plane crash

The victims include the pilot and co-pilot, a staff member of the Red Cross and an Anglican bishop, he told AFP. Two people are still missing. An Italian citi...


Obama speaks at rally for Democratic congressional candidates in California

In that respect, the former president is attempting during the Trump era what he could not do when he was in the White House. "It should not be a partisan iss...


Pence: I'm confident no one on my staff wrote the NYT column

Pence adds that he doesn't know the author's identity but repeats that the individual should resign. Pence vowed that his aides are as dedicated as he is to...


Could Cory Booker actually be ousted from the Senate?

Schumer, who is a leader of Democrat's "resistance" to President Trump, is unlikely to approve a Supreme Court nominee from this president under any circumsta...


Sweden election sees gains for far-right, anti-immigrant party

In an interview with AFP during the campaign, Akesson stressed he would "lay down his terms" after the election , citing immigration policy, crime-fighting and...


Woodward's White House book a 'scam'

The opinion piece was written by an anonymous senior administration official alleging an internal resistance to the President in his own administration. He to...


Mike Pence: I'll Take a Polygraph Test 'in a Heartbeat'

The op-ed writer claimed to be part of a "resistance" movement within the Trump administration that was working quietly behind the scenes to thwart the presid...


Trump administration moves to detain migrant families longer

The government says it would retain the "basic purpose" of Flores under the rule, which is to make sure kids in custody are treated with "dignity, respect, an...


Zimbabwe's president and former leader Mugabe reconcile

We are now in a new era. The former leader also revealed that he had wanted former defence minister Sidney Sekeramayi to take over from him. No measure of e...


Cory Booker to headline Iowa Democratic banquet in October

And, at times , Donald Trump drives me insane, but he's produced, and Kavanaugh is the single best legal mind of his generation. Brett Kavanaugh listens to...


Shooting near Auburn University campus leaves 1 dead

According to the Auburn News , police responded to the McDonalds located at the 200 block of West Magnolia Avenue at approximately 2:24 a.m. for a call of shot...


George Papadopoulos Sentenced to Two Weeks in Prison for Lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation

However, the judge added, the crime was "a calculated exercise of self-interest over the national interest". He is the first campaign adviser to be sentenc...


Russia Warns US of Possible Syria Attack in Area with US Troops

Another of the admitted objectives of the us presence at al-Tanf is to recapture the strategic border crossing of Abu Kamal, which is under Syrian government ...


North Korea holds military parade without showing ICBMs

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , right, raises his hands as he waves with China's third highest ranking official, Li Zhanshu, at left during a parade for th...


Trump responds to 'treason' from within

Vice President Mike Pence's office said it was "above such amateur acts". Secretary of Education Betsy Devos issued a statement denying she wrote the o...


Justice Dept. Should Investigate Op-Ed Writer as Matter of National Security

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders released a statement in which she described the piece as "a new low for the so-called paper of record'". In...


Growing stronger, Florence churns toward the East Coast

At 11 a.m. EDT, the Miami-based hurricane center said Florence's maximum sustained winds were estimated to be 65 miles per hour (100 kph). Florence, moving ea...


Paraguay embassy backs out of Jerusalem

The new president, however, rushed to defend his move by stressing that " Paraguay is a country of principles", which strives to achieve " broad, lasting and...