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Julian Assange Rejects Deal to Leave Ecuadorian Embassy

Moreno said the sentence for skipping bail would be "not long". Assange has been holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy since 2012, when he was granted asylum w...


United Nations rejects U.S. proposal to condemn Hamas

Israel and Hamas have gone to war three times. The resolution failed to be adopted Thursday as it could not garner two-thirds support in the General Assembly...


Brexit: See how your MP voted on the contempt motion

Bob has previously said he will support the Prime Minister's deal to secure Brexit. The Prime Minister has privately spoken with her closest aides about what ...


Justice Department charges 4 over Panama Papers tax schemes

The prosecutors said Mossack Fonseca perpetrated a "decades-long criminal scheme", which was first exposed in a series of articles since 2015 by the Guardian an...


Trump has found a replacement for UN Ambassador Nikki Haley

Fox News said Mr Trump would tweet about the appointment on Friday morning, while Bloomberg said it had been told of the decision to appoint Ms Nauert by thr...


Israel Uncovers Second Cross-Border Hezbollah Terror Tunnel

The idea comes amid a visit by the Israeli's prime minister to the border with Lebanon , where the Israeli Army is trying to shut down underground tunnels th...


Republicans rush to limit power of incoming Democratic governors

He has 10 days to sign it from the time it's delivered to his office. A day after Wisconsin Republicans approved a package of bills meant to restrict th...


Hamas Sentences 6 To Death For Collaborating With Israel

The woman, named "Amal", is not a Gaza resident and was sentenced to hanging in absentia for helping to recruit her nephew, who lives in the strip, to the Israe...


Trump's Undocumented Golf Club Housekeepers Speak Out

He has spent many weekends at the Bedminster course since his election two years ago. "I never imagined, as an immigrant from the countryside in Guatemala, ...


OH father's punishment of bully daughter prompts outrage, accolades

The walk was broken up between the child's three-day suspension, and she finished the final two miles Wednesday, according to WTVG . 'I realized she viewed t...


Man on death row for 36 years set to be executed

States have moved away from the electric chair in recent decades - and no state uses electrocution as its main execution method anymore. The Tennessee Departm...


Paul Manafort says Ecuador's president asked him about Julian Assange

Paul Manafort, former campaign manager for Donald Trump, exits the E. Barrett Prettyman Federal Courthouse, February 28, in Washington, D.C. He offered to help ...


North Korea continuing to upgrade key long-range missile base

People lie, satellite images don't-hence why the US and South Korea are closely monitoring a new suspected missile site near North Korea's central border with C...


Saudi Arabia CRISIS: Turkey demands Khashoggi suspects' extradition as new warrants issued

There remained no question among most senators on Tuesday after the closed-door briefing with CIA Director Gina Haspel that Mohammed was directly connected ...


China vows quick action on United States trade promises: 'The sooner the better'

But the White House has now backpedaled, acknowledging there was no deal in place to roll back automotive tariffs. Regarding the China trade deal , White H...


3 killed in explosion in southern Iran’s port town of Chabahar

State television reported shooting in the area shortly after the explosion. India Thursday strongly condemned the "despicable" terrorist attack in the south...


Free public transport being planned in Luxembourg

Grand Duchy Prime Minister Xavier Bettel introduced the plan yesterday, December 5, when he took office for his second term, as reported by The Guardian on th...


Einstein's 'God Letter' fetches $3.9 million at NY auction

The letter, which was sold at Christie's on Tuesday (Wednesday NZT), was written the year before the Nobel prize-winner's death. "And the Jewish people to whom ...


Boy, 9, gets Colorado town’s 'outdated law' on snowball fights overturned

The board voted unanimously to lift the ban following Dane's presentation, eliciting cheers from the parents and children who filled the audience. The last ti...


Iran backs Yemen peace talks, state TV says

The talks mark the first meeting between Yemen's Saudi-backed government and Huthi rebels , linked to Iran , since 2016, when 106 days of negotiations yield...


Anxious father of missing British backpacker on his way to New Zealand

He told Checkpoint Ms Millane has been in New Zealand since late November and was last seen at 7pm on Saturday night at Sky City on Victoria Street in Auckl...


Iran threatens to close Hormuz strait as U.S. squeezes oil exports

In his latest warning over USA sanctions, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned the United States that if Tehran isn't able to export oil then they will act...


S. Korea's Moon: Trump wants to grant Kim Jong Un's wishes

And that, he said, can be done through global climate organizations like the Green Climate Fund and the Global Green Growth Institute, and he welcomed the adopt...


US warplanes crash off Japan coast, rescue under way

The Marine Corps offered little information in a statement about the incident. A Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 224 F/A-18 Hornet conducts an aerial refuel ut...


Iran missile tests may breach United Nations resolution, France and UK warn

UN Security Council resolution 2231 enshrined Iran's 2015 nuclear deal with Britain, China , France , Germany, Russia and the United States , in which Te...


Tweeps share chaotic scenes of muggings after Global Citizen Festival

Mandela was jailed under South Africa's apartheid regime for 27 years. "The criminals were basically having a field day", said Zikhona Tshona, a reporter for ...


Mafia raids across Europe target 'Ndrangheta group

As well as arresting dozens of suspected mobsters in Italy, Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands, police seized drugs and around 2 million euros ($2.3 million)....


‘Bring home the bagels’? New PETA campaign goes after ‘anti-animal’ language

They are urging people , for example, to use phrases like "bringing home the bagels" instead of 'bringing home the bacon'. But judging from responses, they...


Facebook's secret documents seized by Parliament are published by MPs

Damian Collins, a Conservative member of British Parliament, made the documents public on Wednesday after demanding them last month under threat of sanction fro...


George Soros’s university says it is being forced out of Hungary

Ignatiefff said in a phone interview from Budapest on Monday. This was stated by the rector of CEU, Michael Ignatieff . CEU President and Rector Michae...


French government to review tax on high-earners

Trump's tweet relates the French conflict to worldwide disparity between nations in the Paris agreement, and the move to raise taxes was in fact part of Mac...


Body Of George H.W. Bush Returns To Washington

A similar outpouring is anticipated in Washington this week during the state funeral for Bush, who died late on Friday at his home in Houston. The casket co...


Chris Dawson arrested, expected to be charged with murder of Lynette Dawson

The Teacher's Pet - the podcast made by journalists from The Australian newspaper - details a troubled marriage leading up to the disappearance and scrutinis...


Roger Stone pleads the Fifth to Senate inquiry

Stone testified before the House Select Permanent Committee on Intelligence in 2017 in a closed door testimony. Stone, who denies that, didn't immediately re...


Don’t underestimate our determination and capabilities, MI6 head warns Russia

Earlier this year, Jeremy Fleming, head of Britain's Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) spy agency accused Russian Federation of "not playing to the ...


Michael Avenatti Says He Won't Run For President After All

The controversial attorney now says he has decided he will NOT seek the presidency in 2020. He said on Twitter that he decided not to run for president "aft...


British middleman hauled to India over chopper scam

He was extradited to India from the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday night in an operation carried out under the guidance of National Security Advisor (NSA) Aji...


UN Envoy to Yemen, Houthi Delegation Depart for Sweden

At the same time he called on rebel fighters to remain "vigilant against any attempt at a military escalation on the ground". OCHA's Lowcock said the "onus" i...


Rudy Giuliani's Twitter typo gives rise to anti-Trump site

For example, writing out Twitter .com in a tweet would create a link to Twitter's homepage. "Out of control!Supervision please?" Here's what happened. Twit...


Former leader Nigel Farage quits UKIP

Yesterday, Ukip also lost its former deputy chairwoman, Suzanne Evans, who said she had become "increasingly alarmed" by the " perverse direction " Mr Batten ...


Quake damage puts the brakes on Alaska Railroad service

There were no reports of serious injuries. President Donald Trump previously declared an emergency in the state. The federal courthouse in Anchorage was amo...


Philippine leader jokes he used marijuana at summit meeting

An award-winning Philippine journalist who along with the online news service she heads has been sued for tax evasion has declared her innocence and was freed o...


New Caledonians ordered to shelters in tsunami alert after big quake

The PTWC said hazardous waves below 30cm were possible right across the Pacific, including in Australia, China, Columbia, Hawaii, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Me...


Trump Boasts of Relations with Xi, New Trade Deal with China

Farmers sold $19.6 billion in products to China previous year, according to the Farm Credit Administration Office of Regulatory Policy. The US statement als...


Body found during search for USA tourist missing in Costa Rica

Walter Espinoza, head of the country's Judicial Investigation Department, said the body found Monday near the Airbnb where Carla Stefaniak had been staying ...


Trump wants talks with Putin, Xi to end 'uncontrollable arms race'

The treaty prevents the US from developing certain nuclear cruise missiles, a limitation not faced by China, which is not a signatory of the treaty. "In a nut...


Graham wants Senate resolution on Saudi prince

CIA Director Gina Haspel has briefed Senate leaders on the slaying of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi as senators weigh punishing the longtime Middle East ...


Congress seeks 2-week extension to avert government shutdown

Bush's funeral proceedings, according to a source briefed on the talks. "Either way, people will NOT be allowed into our Country illegally!" House leaders c...


Former Donald Trump adviser Michael Flynn offers 'substantial' cooperation to Robert Mueller

Authorities say some of Flynn's help may not have yet borne fruit but they've asked a judge to sentence him anyway as had been planned on December 18. Most nota...


Migrant caravan relocated to new shelter farther from the border

It was not clear who the three people were, what their ages were or where they are from. Recently, a security camera showed a family dropping their six kids 18 ...