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Day after breakdown, Vande Bharat Express begins first commercial journey

Railways minister Piyush Goyal took to Twitter early Sunday morning, sharing a video of Vande Bharat leaving New Delhi railway station , exclaiming that th...


Iran threatens retaliation over car bombing that killed 27

He reportedly asked President Hassan Rouhani to give the IRGC freedom to retaliate. Aged from 21 to 52, each will be buried in his hometown after the funera...


US military planes head for Venezuela with aid

The US military airlifted 180 tons of aid to a Colombian town on the Venezuelan border Saturday as part of an effort meant to undermine socialist President Ni...


Over 400 flights cancelled as Belgium closes air space for 24 hours

There's no flights at all going to or from Brussels between 23:00 last night and 23:00 tonight after air traffic controllers went on strike in the Belgian capit...


Snow falls in Maui, 191 miles per hour wind recorded in Hawaii

The Honolulu-based national weather service spoke of a "historic" storm. The low temperatures also brought snow to the island of Maui, though the flurries w...


Eire underneath stress over border plans for no-deal Brexit

He said it was "incredible" the British Parliament had allowed the Brexit to reach this stage without resolution. However, the DUP voted in support of the g...


Senate confirmation vote on William Barr, Trump’s pick for attorney general

And as some others on social media noted, Schlapp's tweet is "not an empty threat", given his spouse's job in the upper echelons of the Trump White House. "I th...


Video shows moment California cops gun down aspiring rapper

In a video press conference Wednesday night, officers said McCoy was slumped over and unresponsive behind the wheel of a Mercedes with a gun in his lap, and w...


Canada reiterates call for due process after Rappler CEO arrest

Arrest warrant being served right now vs Rappler CEO Maria Ressa . Officers from the National Bureau of Investigations (NBI) reportedly ordered them to stop...


Women's March Leader Defends Ilhan Omar's Israel Attacks, Denies Anti-Semitism

Journalist Glenn Greenwald had posted an article on his Twitter account saying that Republican Kevin McCarthy was planning to crack down on Congresswomen ...


Indian troops killed when massive bomb obliterates bus in Kashmir

A paramilitary official said the bus was carrying at least 35 soldiers. This is the worst single attack in Jammu and Kashmir since a nascent Pakistan-backed s...


Mark Kelly: Full Story Of NASA Astronaut & US Senate Candidate

Mark Kelly is best known in space circles as a four-time shuttle astronaut (STS-108, STS-121, STS-124, STS-134) whose twin brother and fellow astronaut, Scott ...


London teenager who joined Islamic State wants to 'come home'

Despite the fact her two other children had already died in the Islamic State, the teenage extremist said "no I don't regret" joining the Caliphate, and even ap...


Australia to reopen detention centre after Senate passes medical evacuation bill

The Coalition insists Labor has sent a message to people smugglers to restart their trade by supporting legislation - the so-called medevac bill - to make it ea...


Iran marks 40th anniversary of Islamic Revolution

Brigadier General Hossein Salami, the Revolutionary Guards deputy head, said Tehran would not withdraw forces from the region, dismissing US calls for Iranian...


Serial killer's drawings released in hope of identifying victims

The agency is hoping "that someone - a family member, former neighbour, friend - might recognise the victim and provide that crucial clue in helping authorities...


Pakistan says Saudi prince to visit, sign investment deals

At the heart of the investment is a reported $10-billion refinery and oil complex in the strategic Gwadar Port on the Arabian Sea, the ultimate destination fo...


Video of woman in Canada throwing chairs from 45th floor sparks outrage

Marcella Zoia, of Toronto, faces three charges in the disturbing incident that was captured on video and posted to social media, drawing outrage from across t...


Sims Sues Trump For Allegedly Approving Campaign's NDA Claim Against Him

Trump for 15 months in the White House, is asking the courts to not enforce any non-disclosure agreements and stop the president and his associates from further...


Israeli Strike in Syrian Golan Destroyed Iranian Observation Network

Netanyahu expressed similar sentiments when he met earlier in the day with Omani Foreign Minister Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah, telling him that the recent rapp...


North Atlantic Treaty Organisation won't station more nuclear missiles in Europe despite threat from Russian Federation

During a gathering of NATO defence ministers in Brussels, Mr Stoltenberg urged Russian Federation to follow the rules of the treaty which, signed in 1987 by R...


Beijing says U.S. report on Chinese space programme is smokescreen

Both countries "are developing a variety of means to exploit perceived USA reliance on space-based systems and challenge the US position in space", the report ...


At least 20 Guard personnel killed in Iran bombing

Iran's foreign minister referenced a US-led summit on "peace and security" in the Middle East that kicked off in Warsaw on Wednesday in a tweet on the attack...


Children found locked in dog kennel

According to a WFAA report , authorities in Wise County received a call at about 7:20 a.m. on February 12 about a violent incident involving a man and a woma...


Apple takes heat over Saudi app that tracks women

Read INSIDER's full report on Absher here , and the criticism aimed at Google and Apple from human rights groups here . In a letter sent to the tech giants M...


USA charges former Air Force officer with spying for Iran

A former Air Force counterintelligence officer was charged with disclosing the identifies of American spies and a confidential Defense Department operation, a...


U.S.'s Mnuchin, in China, looks forward to trade talks

Beijing accused the United States of entering Chinese waters without permission and engaging in provocations that threaten China's sovereignty. A spokesper...


Mothers with four children will be exempt from income tax in Hungary

Slovak President Andrej Kiska (right) greets US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Bratislava , Slovakia , on February 12,2019, during his week-long tour acros...


NY detective killed in friendly fire incident, commissioner says

They were not wearing vests when they responded. Both Simonsen and Gorman were taken by patrol vehicle to Jamaica Hospital, officials said. "Sources said th...


Reward Offered In Search For Killer Of New Rochelle Woman

Valerie Reyes , 24, of New Rochelle, was identified as the body found in a suitcase in Greenwich, Conn., police said. Federal authorities say Da Silva Rojas...


Insects could be wiped out within a century - scientists

The warning was issued in a global review of insect declines, in which the authors called for a dramatic rethinking of agricultural practices and better strat...


A rare black African leopard

Slinking through the darkness, these stunning images show an ultra-rare black leopard in action. Nick Pilfold, a San Diego Zoo global scientist, said they cap...


Britain sets out global role for its armed forces post-Brexit

Speaking at the Royal United Services Institute, he said Britain must stand up to those who "flout global law". The HMS Queen Elizabeth , Britain's largest...


Nigeria prepares for Buhari vs. Atiku battle

The APC promised security, today, there is a high level of insecurity in Nigeria . These are people that can not be trusted. In a statement on Tuesday, the s...


McConnell promises vote on Democrats' Green New Deal

He didn't say when that vote might occur, but when it does, it's likely to cause some headaches for Democrats who are eyeing a presidential bid, and who need to...


Australia will reopen its Christmas Island detention centre

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced the detention centre would be reopened as part of "a range of strengthening" of Operation Sovereign Borders, arguin...


North Korea may have made more nuclear bombs, but threat reduced

The Stanford experts said it was their assessment that " North Korea can not deliver a nuclear warhead with any measure of confidence to the US mainland", alth...


Gavin Newsom To Scale Back, Not Abandon, California's High-Speed Rail

Gov. Gavin Newsom is creating a new commission on homelessness and housing to address one of California's most hard problems. While Newsom put a stop to tra...


Woman in chair-throwing video identified, Toronto police say

The video, believed to be posted on Snapchat, shows a blonde woman standing on the balcony of a condo building holding a patio chair before launching it over th...


Australia signs multi-billion dollar submarine deal with French firm

Naval Group and Australia have signed a strategic partnering agreement in order to end the impasse. Naval Group chairman Herve Guillou said the agreement with...


Warren: Trump 'May Not Even Be a Free Person' in 2020

The Trail of Tears was a string of forced relocations of Native Americans from their ancestral lands in the American southeast to reservations in Oklahoma und...


Mexican drug cartel leader El Chapo found guilty, faces life in prison

One of the major figures in Mexican drug wars that have roiled the country since 2006, Guzman was extradited to the United States for trial in 2017 after he was...


Newborn with umbilical cord still attached found in middle of California roadway

Aurelio Fuentes Jr., from Madera County in California , was several hours into his shift when the 21-year-old saw "a bright white thing laying on the road", Un...


Spain: Conservatives, Populists Rally Against Pro-Open Borders Socialist Govt

Sanchezwas elected as Spain's prime minister in June 2018, representing the minority Socialist party. The rally was called by centre-right Ciudadanos, the con...


Russian Federation may unplug from the internet to test its cyberdefenses

In addition, Russian telecom firms would also have to install "technical means" to re-route all Russian internet traffic to exchange points approved or managed ...


Five people shot at Texas ranch

When law enforcement arrived at the scene they found that several people had been shot. Five family members, including a baby, were found dead at this southea...


Chimp escape artists climb up branch to escape zoo enclosure

Another visitor, Danielle Monaghan, also told the BBC she was "petrified" the primate might "attack or take the kids". "We just walked past it and it was abso...


Pot smokers find tiger in abandoned home

The tipster said they were at the house to smoke marijuana and thought they were hallucinating when they first saw the tiger, according to police. Some tigers...


Trump Supporter Attacks BBC Cameraman at Texas Rally

The BBC's Washington news editor, Eleanor Montague, said Trump had whipped the crowd "into a frenzy against the media" prior to the attack. Mere minutes lat...


Air NZ Flight to Shanghai Turned Away on Taiwan Reference

The plane, which has not yet been confirmed, returned to Auckland about five hours after it took off and that it did not have permission from the Chinese author...