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Charges against Najib were 'desperate': Shafee

KUALA LUMPUR , Malaysia-Prosecutors filed more than two dozen new charges against former Prime Minister Najib Razak , including money laundering and abuse of...


Magufuli mourns as death toll from Tanzania ferry accident reaches 42

Mwanza Regional Police Commander Jonathan Shanna said the accident occurred on Thursday September 20. He can not say how many people were on board until the s...


Ford lawyers say she is open to testifying, but not Monday

Blasey Ford and so grateful to her for coming forward and sharing her story", said Sarah Burgess, from the class of 2005, who stood flanked by fellow alumnae an...


BC firefighter captures video of firenado sucking up hose

Schidlowsky said the fiery twister destroyed a fire line set up by those working on a wildfire. "It threw burning logs across our guard for 45 minutes and pulle...


France's Le Pen ordered to undergo psychiatric tests over IS tweets

The order states the tests should be carried out "as soon as possible", to determine if Le Pen "is capable of understanding remarks and answering questions". ...


North Korea willing to 'permanently dismantle' Yongbyon nuclear site

However, North Korea may not be satisfied with a declaration-for-declaration formula, "because North Korea is fully aware of the time constraint and the chang...


Amid Kavanaugh controversy, echoes of Anita Hill on Capitol Hill

Bush's father, President George H.W. Bush, nominated Thomas to the Supreme Court. As Trump's nominee faces an allegation of sexual assault as a teenager, co...


Multiple people killed after shots fired in Aberdeen, Maryland

Police block off roads after an unidentified assailant opened fire at a warehouse complex September 20, 2018 in Aberdeen, Maryland , killing and wounding multi...


Was Prezzo Salisbury poisoning a hoax?

Wiltshire Police told HuffPost UK that they do not believe the incident is suspicious and enquiries are ongoing. According to the Salisbury Journal , Shapi...


Tightening Texas race boosts Democrats' hopes of taking Senate: Reuters poll

Poll numbers for Cruz and O'Rourke have been tightening in the race's final weeks, though the latest Quinnipiac University poll showed Cruz with a nine-point ...


Brother arrested en route to airport to welcome Bobi Wine home

The charismatic MP, repeatedly arrested and allegedly tortured by police and soldiers last month, has become the biggest political threat in many years to Mr. K...


Trump Orders Declassification of Carter Page FBI Documents

Those allies, particularly conservative Republicans in the House, contend that the FBI's Russian Federation investigation is biased against Trump at its core ...


Pompeo sets goal for complete denuclearization in North Korea by 2021

Trump tweeted late Tuesday: 'Kim Jong Un has agreed to allow Nuclear inspections, subject to final negotiations, and to permanently dismantle a test site and...


Kim Jong Un wants 2nd meeting with Donald Trump, South Korea says

Representatives of the White House and the US State Department did not immediately respond to a request for comment. His meetings with North Korean leader Ki...


EU Chief Says U.K. Prime Minister's Brexit Proposal 'Won't Work'

May has rejected an EU proposal to keep the province in a customs union with the bloc if they fail to reach a deal to keep the entire EU-UK border open, inste...


Police arrest suspect in fatal stabbing of newly-engaged DC jogger

Martinez was an avid runner known to run several miles across the city. Family say she was excited to be planning her wedding to the DC bank executive. Not on...


Two shark attacks within 24 hours at Whitsundays in Australia

The father came with her on the RACQ CQ Rescue helicopter. Barwick was badly hurt on the upper right leg, ambulance officials said, and a doctor who was on a ...


Imran Khan writes to PM Modi, calls for resumption of peace dialogue

India's last substantive engagement with Pakistan was in December 2015 when Swaraj had travelled to Islamabad for a Heart of Asia conference. After becoming t...


Czech PM says he stands behind Hungary after European Union parliament vote

Also, as Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said, they will discuss issues related to energy sector and gas supplies. Adopted by 448 votes for to 197 ...


President Trump Suggested Spain Build Its Own Border Wall Across the Sahara

President Trump recommended building a wall across the Sahara to solve Europe's migrant crisis, Spain's foreign minister says . The conversation between the ...


Trump comforts storm-ravaged Carolinas with hot dogs, hugs

With residents still recovering from torrential rains that left widespread destruction and injury, Trump sought to strike a balance between comforter and cheerl...


Russia Summons Israeli Envoy after Plane Downed in Syria

The military statement said the Israeli delegation would "present the continuous Iranian attempts to transfer strategic weapons to Hezbollah. and to establish...


Malaysia anti-graft agency arrests former leader Najib Razak

Najib will appear in court Thursday afternoon where he faces several charges related to allegedly abusing his position, the anti-corruption commission said. On ...


Woman Accusing Judge Kavanaugh of Sexual Assault Wants FBI Probe

Christine Blasey Ford as the person she remembers as "PJ" who supposedly was present at the party she described in her statements to the Washington Post ", ...


USA storm evacuees wait as floodwaters rise

The death toll from Storm Florence has risen to 37 after officials confirmed the deaths of two SC mental health patients, officials say. President Trump has...


USA ready 'to engage immediately' with North Korea

Trump said. It's very much calmed down. "This will mark the beginning of negotiations to transform U.S. -DPRK relations through the process of rapid denuclear...


Spooked camel at Pittsburgh circus injures seven

A camel got spooked while carrying three riders at the Shrine Circus in Pittsburgh's PPG Paints Arena. The newspaper says one child's arm was broken, which ap...


Trump Is Angry at Jeff Sessions for the Wrong Reasons

But on Tuesday, Trump suggested during an Oval Office interview with Hill.TV that his frustration with Sessions' performance far exceeds just his recusal. M...


Russia Declassifies Data on Missile That Downed MH17 Flight in 2014

September 17, Russian Federation has shown the recording of the alleged telephone conversation of the Ukrainian military as evidence of the Downing of their pla...


Brett Kavanaugh dismisses sexual assault allegations as ‘completely false’

Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, tweeted that "Professor Ford and Judge Kavanaugh should both testify under oath before the Judiciary Committee". Ford said sh...


Trump says no Federal Bureau of Investigation probe needed on Supreme Court pick

Ford's letter , ' added Judge, who wrote a book about his high school days describing heavy partying, drinking, and teenage sex. The battle for confirmation ...


Trump Orders DOJ To Declassify Multiple Russia Documents

In a statement, a Justice Department spokesperson said, "When the President issues such an order, it triggers a declassification review process that is conducte...


Active shooter at office building in Middleton, Wisconsin

One of the station's anchors says an employee saw a co-worker open fire, hitting multiple people. "Another company, Esker, is next door". "I saw a dude walk...


Kavanaugh's prep school pal: Ford's wrong, I was never at party

Kavanaugh denies the charge and will apparently tell his side of the story before the Senate Judiciary Committee next Monday. Debra S. Katz, Ford's attorney...


Man accused of threatening to shoot 11-year-old over Fortnite game

Gamer rage is one thing, but a 45-year-old NY man took things way beyond the legal limits when he allegedly threatened to murder an 11-year-old child who beat h...


Russia cheated on North Korea sanctions

Last week U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo singled out Russian Federation as "actively" attempting to undermine the United Nations sanctions. "There have b...


Weather Channel reporter mocked for ‘overly dramatic’ Hurricane Florence coverage

The issue came up when two men appeared in his live shot behind him who seemingly, had no trouble walking in the wind . That's Seidel bracing himself to stan...


Why Mario Kart and Stormy Daniels Are Trending on Twitter

While the world awaits an explosive POTUS tweetstorm in response, others have been quick to share their reactions on social media. Trump has denied ever hav...


Kavanaugh accuser wants Federal Bureau of Investigation probe before she will testify

Feinstein and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of NY were among a number of Democrats who demanded a delay in the Senate Judiciary vote to hear from Ford,...


Woman Who Helped Kidnap Elizabeth Smart to be Released

She was convicted on both state and federal crimes and was transferred to the Utah state prison in April 2016 after finishing a federal sentence in Texas. A...


Anita Hill says FBI investigation needed

The letter was expected to be sent Wednesday to Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley , R-Iowa, and ranking Democrat Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. Hi...


India steps closer to making instant Muslim divorce a punishable offence

Instant triple talaq , the Islamic practice that allows men to divorce their wives immediately by uttering the word " talaq " thrice, had been declared unconst...


Pakistan court orders release of Nawaz Sharif, daughter Mariam

Following the decision on Sharif, his supporters rushed to the court in jubilation, chanting pro-Sharif slogans. The convictions are still under appeal with t...


Kavanaugh's accuser hasn't confirmed she'll testify against him

Democrats are demanding that the FBI be given time to reopen its background investigation into Kavanaugh so it can check the assertions of Christine Blasey ...


Dozens buried in Philippine landslide as China counts cost of Typhoon Mangkhut

Gill is originally from Kerry but lives with her husband Steve on Lantau Island just west of Hong Kong island. Officials in The Philippines say it is un...


Ford wants her Kavanaugh claim investigated before hearing

Kavanaugh has categorically rejected the claims. The Republican chairman of the Judiciary Committee, Chuck Grassley , said an FBI investigation would have ...


Two Koreas sign joint agreement after leaders' one-on-one summit

Speaking at a joint press conference with Moon, Kim said he will visit the South's capital Seoul "in the near future ". Talks in Pyongyang built on a gro...


SC's Graham wants to hear Kavanaugh sexual assault accuser

He says, "I'm not really sure where this goes from here". Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California, the top Democrat on the Judiciary panel, said in a statement ...


Border Patrol Officer Suspected of Killing Four Women in Texas

Juan David Ortiz , a 35-year-old who has worked for the Border Patrol for a decade, was found hiding in a Laredo parking lot after a woman he allegedly abducte...


Moon and Kim agree to nuke-free Korean peninsula after summit

After a closed-door summit, the South's delegation, including top business executives and musicians, joined Kim and North Korean officials at Pyongyang Grand Th...