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Wisconsin man pleads guilty to kidnapping Jayme Closs, killing parents

Patterson is accused of killing James and Denise Closs and kidnapping their daughter, Jayme, on October 15. Patterson held Jayme hostage for 88 days in hi...


2 people dead after shooting in Northeast Seattle

Although the bus driver, identified by the Seattle Times as Eric Stark, 53, was shot, he managed to turn the bus around and drive to safety, police said. John...


Michelle Obama's 'Becoming' could be 'most successful memoir in history,' publisher says

The memoir sold more than two million units in all formats and editions in the USA and Canada during the first 15 days of its publication on November 13, 2018...


Lithuanian man pleads guilty to scamming Google, Facebook of over $120 million

Using myriad forged invoices, contracts, letters, corporate stamps, and general confusion created by the corporate doppelganger, they successfully bamboozled G...


Morrison flags new laws to stop social media platforms being 'weaponised'

Failing to rapidly remove footage classified as "abhorrent violent material" by authorities would also be made an offence. Prime Minister Jacinda Adern has sa...


Russian Federation says troops sent to Venezuela in accordance with 'legal norms'

A senior Venezuelan official confirmed that Russian planes had landed in the country after authorization by President Nicolas Maduro . The oppositon leader...


US slams attacks on Venezuela's Guaido as wife meets Trump

Russian planes landed outside Caracas on Saturday, and Reuters reports that there are almost 100 Russian personnel on the ground. Russian Federation and C...


Boeing could be charged for not making 737 MAX safety upgrades standard

Boeing Co said it invited more than 200 airline pilots, technical leaders and regulators for an informational session on Wednesday, as part of an effort to sh...


Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez delivers a scathing warning after New Green Deal fails

Chris Murphy, D-Conn., ahead of the vote. "I will continue to move forward with these and other commonsense efforts instead of extreme and impractical ideas lik...


New cars to be fitted with speed-limiting technology under European Union rules

The rules still need to be formally approved by the EU Parliament later this year, the Commission said. The commission expects the plans could help save more ...


Drug suspect caught fleeing Australia by Sea-Doo

The 57-year-old man is subject to an outstanding warrant for drug-related charges in Western Australia. He was believed to be carrying a crossbow and other su...


Facebook removes Russian, Iranian accounts for 'coordinated inauthentic behavior'

The tech giant has removed a further 212 Facebook pages, groups, and accounts. The reach was sometimes significant. Facebook said it had removed a total o...


Syrians protest Trump's decision on Golan Heights

In 1967 Israel seized the territory from Syria during the Six Day War and annexed it in 1981 in a move that has not been internationally recognised . Riyadh ...


Missing Chinese student Wanzhen Lu found safe in Ontario

Three men, one of whom was armed with a conductive energy weapon, exited a black Dodge Caravan and grabbed the victim. Mr Lu was approached by three masked m...


India claims to shoot down satellite, join 'space superpowers'

Something that all of us should be proud of. According to Modi's description, India's anti-satellite test destroyed a target at an altitude more similar to th...


Algeria army chief calls for Bouteflika to be 'ousted'

After more than a month of mass protests against Bouteflika's long rule , army chief of staff Ahmed Gaid Salah said Tuesday in remarks carried on Algerian ...


Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan says Mueller report shows no collusion

A person on the call described it on condition of anonymity because the session was private. Rod Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general who appointed Mueller t...


Southwest’s Boeing 737 MAX emergency lands in Florida after engine problem - FAA

Southwest confirmed in a statement to KIRO Radio that the plane landed due to an engine issue unrelated to the two most recent 737 MAX crashes. The crew ...


China not taking Boeing 737 MAX 8 airworthiness certificate applications

The MCAS, initially created to be a safety feature, is supposed to evaluate sensor data and push the plane's nose down to keep it from stalling in the event tha...


Russian military aircraft land in Venezuela

The blackouts come as the country is experiencing a deep political crisis after National Assembly President Juan Guaido invoked the constitution to assume the...


Brexit: UK MPs vote to take control of process for indicative votes

Rees-Mogg has previously said her deal would leave Britain a "slave state" but he has gradually softened his opposition. A new survey suggested that more th...


Italy, China Ink 29 Cooperation Agreements

Italian and Chinese companies signed ten deals. While the continent desperately needs to keep China on its side as a trade ally, it is also wary of the Chinese ...


Trump administration wants all of Affordable Care Act struck down

The change was announced in a two-sentence letter from the Department of Justice to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals , that the ruling made in December b...


European Parliament Approves Controversial Copyright Law; Google Reacts

For those who aren't up to date on the minutia of the Copyright Reform, Article 11 will basically force anyone using snippets of journalistic online content to ...


Devastating flood in Shiraz claims lives of 11, injured 45 others

Pirhossein Koulivand, the head of Iran's emergency medical services, said the sudden flooding was triggered by heavy rains outside the city of Shiraz. Iran's me...


France, China sign multibillion trade deals as Xi Jinping meets Macron

The deal was signed in Paris , by Guillaume Faury, President of Airbus Commercial Aircraft and future Airbus CEO; and Jia Baojun, Chairman of CAS; in the prese...


Pentagon Authorizes $1 Billion For New Border Wall Along The Southern Border

In a new budget proposal for the 2020 fiscal year, released earlier this month, Trump asked for a whopping $8.6 billion in border wall spending. Trump had req...


Release as 'much of Mueller report' as possible: Graham

Hill was asked whether her Democratic colleagues, including House Judiciary chairman Jerry Nadler and House Intelligence Committee chairman Adam Schiff, should ...


Iraq parliament votes to sack governor after ferry capsized, killing almost 100

At least 90 people, including men, women, and children, were killed on March 21 when an overloaded ferry sank in the Tigris River near the northern city of Mosu...


Sandy Hook victim's father apparently took his own life

Richman's daughter Avielle was one of the 26 people killed in the 2012 mass shooting . "The foundation was doing really important work and was doing such goo...


Family behind Krispy Kreme, Panera Bread admits to Nazi ties

The Reimann family owns major interests in brands including Krispy Kreme donuts, the Pret a Manger sandwich chain and Clearasil skincare products, and is estima...


Democrats push for Mueller report to Congress by next week, Republicans resist

They want to see how Barr determined Trump did not obstruct justice, something they say they can't do without all the full report, evidence and other materials....


Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi To Address Public Meetings In Rajasthan Today

He said that this amount was much greater than the Rs 3.6 lakh crore proposed under Congress' scheme. "Besides subsidies for food, fertilizer, kerosene, 55 mi...


US blacklists Venezuela bank Bandes after alleged arrest of Guaido aide

So far their power struggle has hit an impasse, with Maduro railing daily about the United States "imperialists" trying to dislodge him and Guaido touring the...


New Zealand mosque attack victim's body returns to Karachi, buried after funeral

Speaking 10 days after two mosques were targeted in a mass shooting , Ms Ardern said the commission would look at "the events leading up to the attack, rather...


AIPAC CEO slams Omar’s comments: ‘Defamation masquerading as discourse’

Pence also criticized eight Democratic candidates for skipping the AIPAC conference. Representative Liz Cheney, the No. 3 House Republican, told reporters o...


Trump hints at payback for 'evil' enemies over Mueller report

Pelosi and Schumer on Sunday accused Barr, who previously served as attorney general from 1991 to 1993, of neither being a "neutral observer" nor in a positio...


God may have sent Trump to save Israel from Iran: Pompeo

In an unusually frank look at the theology underpinning USA policy in the Middle East, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo , during his visit to Israel said he beli...


EU Completes No Deal Brexit Preparations

Also on Saturday, hundreds of thousands of people marched in central London to call for another European Union referendum. U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May say...


Father of Sandy Hook elementary school shooting victim found dead

Richman's 6-year-old daughter, Avielle Richman , was among the 20 children killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14, 2012. Richman's death com...


Pilot deliberately crashes plane into flying club in Botswana

The witnesses watched as the plane made "a number of low-level fly pasts from different directions", according to the group . Thereafter the airplane crashed. ...


Treasury Secretary, Trade Representative To Meet With China

The White House and China's Commerce Ministry did not respond to requests from Reuters for comment on March 24. And Chinese officials will travel to the U...


Trump critic Michael Avenatti tried to extort Nike, prosecutors allege

Then we learned Avenatti will face federal extortion charges . Prosecutors said Avenatti also offered to accept a $22.5 million payment to resolve any clai...


Britain must resolve Brexit but changing PM May wouldn't help, Hammond says

The Put it to the People march included protestors from across the United Kingdom and many European Union nationals living in the UK, The Guardian reported....


French yellow vests protest in Paris for 19th weekend as troops monitor

On Friday, Gen. Bruno Leray, the military governor of Paris , said the security units were allowed to fire if their lives were threatened. The scenes of lawl...


Venezuela: Russian Planes Carrying Troops, Equipment Land in Caracas

The news, however, will no doubt spark a reaction from Washington as the Venezuelan crisis continues with no resolution in sight despite the increasing pressure...


Teacher from remote Kenya village is world's best, wins $1 million

Tabichi, a member of the Franciscan order, says his students face enormous challenges, like food shortages, while Tabichi struggles with an underfunded and over...


Garuda to skip Boeing briefing on 737 Max

Tewolde called for the 737 MAX 8's grounding after the crash, but in the statement struck a conciliatory tone towards Boeing. US airplane manufacturer Boeing ...


Sackler Trust cancels £1m donation to National Portrait Gallery

Much of the focus on the Sacklers' donations to art institutions has been in the United States , where deaths and addiction associated with prescription opioid...


Italy, China sign accord deepening economic ties:The Asahi Shimbun

Italy endorsed China's ambitious Belt and Road infrastructure plan on Saturday, becoming the first major western power to back the initiative to help revive t...