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United States briefly shutters border crossing to brace for migrants

Authorities from Mexico and the United States met in Tijuana on Friday to coordinate plans prior to the arrival of massive caravans of Central American migrants...


Terrifying moment man catches baby dropped from third-floor window

A video showed him waiting at the bottom of the Meadows at Ferguson apartments that was on fire and billowing with smoke. This is the moment a mother dropped ...


Leaning Tower of Pisa isn't leaning so much anymore

Engineering Professor Nunziante Squeglia of Pisa University said that the 57-metre (186-feet) monument had straightened by four centimetres (1.5 inches), Italia...


Why Is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Instagram So Awesome?

In this case, it should be clear to anyone that Ocasio-Cortez wasn't talking about the three branches of federal government since voters don't choose who ...


Russian spy chief dies after 'long illness'

Igor Korobov, head of the Russian military intelligence agency GRU, which has been accused of meddling in United States elections , has died in Moscow . The D...


Head of Russian intelligence agency GRU dies at 62

Korobov was appointed following the death of his predecessor, 58-year-old Igor Sergun. Nevertheless, Korobov and the directors of Russia's Federal Security Se...


Twitter CEO Dorsey stirs up storm for posing with ‘anti-Brahmin’ poster

The photograph was taken during a closed-door round-table meet between Dorsey and a group of women journalists, activists and writers, who are said to have dis...


Renae Lawrence, Bali Nine drug smuggler, arrives in Australia after prison release

She faced a throng of media when she and her mother, Beverley Waterman, landed at Australia's Brisbane Airport from where they took a domestic flight to their...


Don’t Worry, The Military At The Border Is Ignoring The White House

The administration changed the rules to limit where would-be refugees could apply for asylum, until a court said it couldn't. Now there's been another bewil...


Dead American told island tribe 'Jesus loves you'

Yes, he came on a tourist visa but he came with a specific objective to preach on a prohibited island ", Pathak said. "He was a beloved son, brother, uncle, ...


Police in Australia arrest three men over mass attack plan

Mr Eriklioglu rejected reports from authorities that the men had been inspired by ISIS to carry out the plot, saying: "No, no, they don't like Islamic State "....


You have stolen our spirit, Easter Island tells British Museum

The basalt figure is one of about 900 statues, or "Moai", meaning "ancestors", carved by Polynesian islanders between 1100 and 1600 AD. It is believed to date...


USA bombers fly near South China Sea in ‘routine training mission’

This week's port call is likely to be seen as a move to tamp down tensions ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump's meeting with Chinese Leader Xi Jinping at the ...


US chief justice rebukes Trump's "Obama judge" remark

Roberts added that on the day before Thanksgiving that an "independent judiciary is something we should all be thankful for". Mr Trump's assessment of Jon Ti...


For every child killed by Yemen's war, 'dozens are starving to death'

While much of the media remains focused on US-Saudi relations in the wake of the Khashoggi killing, a new report by Save the Children highlights the devastating...


Police officer stabbed in central Brussels

A man has been shot by police in Brussels after stabbing an officer with a knife. The police officer was rushed to hospital but she confirmed the attacker's...


Former Ohio judge accused of killing estranged wife

Lance Mason , a former judge in Cuyahoga County, was arrested Saturday in the fatal stabbing of Aisha Fraser Mason , a Shaker Heights school teacher whose divo...


Cold turkey: NY set for chilliest Thanksgiving in century

Or, the region could challenge a record for its coldest Thanksgiving on record - a high of 31 degrees in 1930. President Donald Trump has certainly made a w...


Mark Zuckerberg Says He Wants to Work With Sheryl Sandberg for Decades

Russian fake news spread across the social network in the run-up to the 2016 presidential election . Zuckerberg also offered support for the company's ch...


Thousands evacuated as Guatemala's Fuego volcano erupts

Guatemalan authorities declared a red alert and evacuated around 4,000 people Monday after the Fuego volcano erupted for the fifth time this year, sending burst...


Gunmen kidnap Italian woman in southeast Kenya

In a Twitter thread, the National Police Service on Wednesday said the attackers "fired indiscriminately at residents", injuring the five. A ten-year-old boy ...


Moroccan woman in UAE 'killed lover and cooked him'

She allegedly confessed that a friend helped dispose of the body, and that some of the flesh was minced in the blender then cooked and served as machboos to nea...


British man accused of spying in UAE sentenced to life in prison

Last month, Mr Hedges was released on bail but will now be jailed again until his appeal before the Federal Supreme Court. British tourists - and many other...


Another House win caps Democratic rout in California

Ed Royce. The change means that the county of Richard Nixon's birthplace and site of his presidential library will only have Democrats representing its reside...


USA tourist killed by Indian tribe in Andaman islands, 7 held

The tourist has been identified as John Allen Chau. A case of murder has also been registered against unknown members of the tribe. However, Mr. Singh said th...


US preparing to add Venezuela to terrorism sponsors list

US Senator Rubio pushes for Venezuela to be placed on US state terrorism sponsors list - report The prospect of Venezuela being included on the US list of s...


Enormous waves wipe away balconies in Canary Islands

The mayor of the municipality of Tacoronte Alvaro Davila said that 65 apartments were evacuated. According to the Spanish meteorological agency, an orange-lev...


Trump tried -and failed - to get Justice Department to prosecute Hillary Clinton

Trump has said privately that that he would favor the appointment of a second special counsel to probe both Comey, the Federal Bureau of Investigation director ...


Kabul explosion kills 40 at gathering of clerics

The High Peace Council also condemning the attack said Afghan people will work for peace and stability despite all the challenges they may face in this way. "It...


Two Kids, Two Adults Dead at Scene of Mansion Fire

He said that the body of a man was found outside the home and the body of another adult and two children were found inside. Three charred bodies, including tw...


Presidency reacts to Service Chiefs' walk out during Buhari's 2019 campaign launch

The party dismissed the "Next Level" campaign adopted by Buhari's 2019 slogan, noting that the president failed to deliver on his promises. According to the m...


President Trump to pardon Thanksgiving turkeys ‘Peas’ and ‘Carrots’

This helps scientists to better understand how turkeys respond to health challenges, Dalloul told Live Science. Peas, one of the South Dakota-bred turkeys tha...


Holstered gun stops bullet fired at officer during deadly Chicago hospital shooting

Superintendent Eddie Johnson said there was an argument in the auto park between Lopez and Dr O'Neal at around 3.30pm yesterday. "The city of Chicago lost a...


President Trump Calls California Rep. "Little Adam Schitt" in Tweet

The president's legal team doesn't expect to answer any additional questions from Mueller beyond a few follow-ups, though they have no assurances from Mueller t...


US Senator Calls for Probe Into Ivanka Trump Private Email Use

A review into her emails revealed she had used her private address to contact government officials. The Post , citing anonymous sources, said the discovery w...


Trump's asylum ban for illegal entrants halted by judge

The Department of Homeland Security did not immediately comment on the ruling, which will remain in effect for one month barring an appeal. Many plan to make ...


Terror as Chicago skyscraper lift plunges 84 floors when cable snaps

The unthinkable happened for six visitors to Chicago's fourth tallest skyscraper when a cable snapped, dropping them dozens of stories before becoming trapped i...


Baby girl died in NSW before being found on Gold Coast beach

Emergency workers were called to an unresponsive infant at Staghorn Avenue, the Esplanade. I don't know how long for. "We will set out trying to find that out t...


Dad charged after girl, 6, strangles baby brother with seat belt

Before running into a store to buy clothes, he made sure the air conditioner was running, set up a movie for the kids to watch and gave them snacks. But there...


Plastic-filled sperm whale carcass washes ashore in Indonesia

Social Media / Reuters Plastic found in the whale's stomach. The 9.5-metre whale was found late Monday near the Wakitobi National Park in southeast Sulawesi...


Caravan forces short-term shutdown on US border as DHS boosts security

The federal government estimates the number of migrants could soon swell to 10,000. A Department of Homeland Security official, speaking on condition of anony...


The Real Reason California Has More Wildfires Than Finland

People in Finland have been left bemused after Donald Trump said the country's use of " raking " techniques helped prevent forest fires. "I was with the pre...


Bomb blast at religious scholar gathering in Afghanistan kills at least 40

A local affiliate of the IS group claimed a suicide bombing in June that targeted a meeting of the country's top religious body in the capital. The death to...


Philippines rolls out red carpet for China leader

The dispute over the resource-rich South China Sea, a key transit route for billions in trade, led to a freeze in Manila-Beijing relations, which thawed with Du...


Trump to rally in Tupelo ahead of Senate runoff

Trump for President, Inc.in a press release. Hyde-Smith was appointed in April to fill the Senate seat vacated by Republican Sen. Hyde-Smith, who's facing off a...


Man, 42, dies after stingray contact at beach in Hobart's east

Friends pulled him from the water but attempts to resuscitate the man, who suffered a cardiac arrest, were unsuccessful. Tasmania Police said emergency serv...


Russian Federation says US senators meddling in election of next Interpol head

Russian authorities have leveled new accusations at British-based financier Bill Browder , saying the vocal Kremlin critic is now suspected of involvement in t...


Peace Deal Crucial Before Elections: High Peace Council

In the three months following Pompeo's visit, the Taliban demonstrated their resilience even as the USA military continued its focus on training and advising th...


The truth about Donald Trump's Bin Laden 'prediction'

Instead, as the president said in a Fox News interview that aired Sunday, they were just more carping from a "Hillary Clinton fan". McRaven had said the pre...


Spain rocks the boat with demand for Brexit veto over Gibraltar

A Downing Street spokesperson, meanwhile, has ruled out any concessions on Britain's part saying that "The draft withdrawal agreement agreed last week covers ...