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France's Garfield phone mystery solved after 35 years

Finally, she got a tip from a local farmer, who said there was a metal shipping container stuck inside a cliff, likely due to a bad storm that occurred during t...


Gaza, Israel brace for mass border demos

The Israeli army has deployed reinforcements along fraught Gaza-Israel buffer zone in advance of anticipated Palestinian rallies on Saturday marking the first a...


Pope Francis explains why he rejected followers wanting to kiss his ring

Gisotti explained that there were many people in line and the pope did want to spread germs as one person after another repeatedly kissed his hand at short in...


Palestinian killed by Israel fire ahead of border protests: Gaza ministry

Before dawn Saturday, a Palestinian was killed by Israeli fire during an overnight protest ahead of the main demonstration, the enclave's health ministry said. ...


United Nations climate expert: sea level rose to 2018, stronger than ever

The record heat in New Zealand and the Tasman Sea during summer 2017/18 is an example of what we can expect much more of in future years. According to WMO , ...


Softer Brexit now possible, not DUP's priority

Brexiteer Nigel Dodds urged the Government to return to Brussels to demand changes that would make the border backstop acceptable to Parliament. The deputy le...


Legislation introduced could make Puerto Rico 51st U.S

U.S. Rep. Darren Soto (D-Fla.) introduced the Puerto Rico Admission Act of 2019 alongside Puerto Rico Resident Commissioner Jenniffer González-Colón, a lawmak...


Saudi women's rights activists temporarily released

The women, including prominent activist Loujain al-Hathloul, blogger Eman al-Nafjan and university professor Hatoon al-Fassi, were detained last summer in a swe...


All Brexit options are on the table: UK Conservatives chair

In a statement immediately following the vote in parliament, the European Commission warned, "The EU has been preparing for this since December 2017 and is now ...


Bangladesh: Death toll in office building fire in Dhaka rises to 25

Lines of ambulances were waiting to take the rescued to hospitals. Ahmed said police also wanted to speak to the owner of the building after authorities alleg...


UK Parliament rejects Theresa May's Brexit agreement

May had offered on Wednesday to resign if the deal passed, in a bid to win over eurosceptic rebels in her Conservative Party who support a more decisive break w...


What's next for Linda McMahon? Outgoing SBA head could rejoin private sector

At the SBA, McMahon has proven to be a workhorse, traveling the country to promote small business and the president's economic agenda while avoiding the scand...


United States warns Russian Federation, others against sending troops to Venezuela

Asked about Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's announcement this week that opposition leader Juan Guaido is banned from Venezuelan politics for the next 15...


UK parliament rejects May's deal for third time

After the vote, Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the opposition Labour Party, told the House of Commons that "it is the third time that the prime minister's agreement w...


IS claims fatal attack on US-backed forces in Syria

ISIS militants were blamed for several attacks in the Manbij area in recent months. There was no immediate claim of responsibility but council spokesman She...


Pompeo: N. Korea Yet to Make 'Big Move' for Denuclearization

He said: "If they change negatively then our stance and our posture is not adequate to provide us an unblinking eye to give us early warning and indicators". Se...


Saudi Arabia rejects US Golan move at Arab foreign minister Tunis meeting

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Thursday the US decision is a reminder to Arab and Muslim countries that USA and Israel "will steal your land...


Man behind ‘Call of Duty’ fatal ‘swatting’ incident sentenced to 20 years

Finch's family has sued the city of Wichita over the shooting. Barriss , who pleaded guilty to 51 charges related to fake emergency calls and threats will ...


Driver from Charlottesville white nationalist rally convicted

In December, a Virginia jury recommended that Fields spend the rest of his life in prison after finding him guilty of first-degree murder and nine other crime...


Journalist Maria Ressa arrested again in Philippines

Shortly after she was freed on bail in February she appeared at a rally for press freedom and urged her fellow journalists, along with dozens of activists and c...


Prince William to visit New Zealand to honour Christchurch attack victims

While there are occasional instances of racism, he said, the response to the attacks, including Friday's service, conveyed the message that "you are looked afte...


Man dead after police find gun stash in Christchurch

New Zealand police are investigating whether a man who died from a stab wound during a stand-off had any connection with the alleged Christchurch mosque shoote...


Meng Hongwei: China accuses former Interpol head of accepting bribes

Shortly after his disappearance a year ago, Beijing informed the worldwide police organisation that Meng had resigned as president, and that he had been charg...


Afghan ambassador to return to Pakistan after PM Imran Khan`s remarks clarified

Khan's remarks were met with strong criticism across political lines in Afghanistan. Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that he fears "another ...


U.S. to expand abortion 'gag rule,' won't fund certain groups: Pompeo

Pompeo said that claims that the expanded policy has negatively impacted HIV , tuberculosis, malaria & unsafe abortion are "just wrong". Pompeo also reaffirm...


Pauline Hanson is 'Unrecognisable' Tick Bite Face

Secretly filmed footage, obtained by Al Jazeera , shows Steve Dickson , One Nation's leader in the Australian state of Queensland , meeting with Catherin...


Cheollima Civil Defense: What is known about North Korean embassy group

By this time, the group had been inside the building for close to five hours, plundering confidential information including a set of flash drives, two computer...


Trump to Release FISA Warrants at Heart of Russia Probe

President Trump on Thursday renewed his threat to close the southern border, claiming in a morning tweet that Mexico is doing "NOTHING" to stop the flow of ...


Media Is "Enemy Of The People": Donald Trump After Mueller Report

Mr Trump should therefore... "Many of them you know who they are". They may not completely see it now, but both of the two big parties that govern America hav...


Thai Election Commission says junta party won popular vote

Thailand's chaotic election took another turn on Thursday when the Election Commission announced that the pro-army party, which is seeking to keep the current j...


Boeing announces software fixes for infamous 737 Max plane

US and European regulators knew at least two years before the Indonesian crash that the usual method for controlling the 737 MAX's nose angle might not work i...


Mosque attacks remembrance service begins in Christchurch

He will meet those affected by the attacks, which left 50 people dead. Dignitaries from around the world will be at a national remembrance service for the vi...


Yemenis hold mass rally in Sanaa to mark 4th anniversary of war

Meanwhile, Saudi Ambassador to Yemen Mohammed bin Saeed Al Jaber, who is also Supervisor of the Saudi Program for Yemen's Development and Rehabilitation, sai...


Woman with two wombs gives birth twice in 1 month

While the woman's son was delivered prematurely on February 25, it was a normal delivery at the Ad-din Medical College Hospital in Khulna. But 26 days later, ...


US Not Planning to Ease DPRK Sanctions Until Full Denuclearisation - State Dept.

On Thursday, the US sanctioned two Chinese shipping firms accused of helping North Korea evade restrictions, although a tweet by US President Donald Trump lat...


The nationwide opioid litigation movement reached its first major settlement

This is the first settlement to come out of the barrage of lawsuits. Last week the company said it was in active discussions with the various states' authorit...


Gay Sex, Adultery to Be Punished With Death by Stoning in Brunei

As the New York Times points out, the rules are now slated to go into effect on April 3, according to an announcement posted by the country's attorney gene...


UK PM Theresa May vows to quit if her Brexit deal passed

And I have heard very clearly the mood of the parliamentary party . Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday pledged to step down if MPs back her European ...


US House fails to override Trumps veto on border emergency

Trump declared the national emergency on February 15 in an attempt to bypass Congress and move taxpayer funds for the wall away from other uses already approv...


Facebook 'encourages, enables, and causes housing discrimination'

Facebook is facing housing discrimination charges from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, which says its targeted advertising platform viola...


Barbara Bush Rips Trump In Posthumous Book

Page said that when she asked Bush in October 2017 whether she considered herself a Republican, Bush said yes. Page said that Barbara Bush recalled what h...


17 die as high-rise office building catches fire

The FR Tower building, situated in the Banani district of Dhaka , reportedly consists of offices and a restaurant. Six people died after jumping from the 2...


Betsy DeVos proposes deep cuts to Special Olympics

The cuts are part of a budget proposal discussed Tuesday during testimony before a House Appropriations subcommittee. "We had to make some hard decisions with...


Syria repels Israeli air 'aggression' in Aleppo province

Sources on the ground report that targets were hit in the Sheikh Najjar industrial zone, the Nayrab military airbase, which is used by Iranian forces, and close...


Australia’s Hanson suggests country’s worst gun massacre a conspiracy

Flanked by her chief of staff James Ashby and Queensland state leader Steve Dickson , Hanson told a press conference in Brisbane she was standing by both men...


European lawmakers vote to end daylight saving time in 2021

Maltese MEPs Miriam Dalli and Marlene Mizzi voted against adopting the proposal, while Alfred Sant, Roberta Metsola, David Casa and Francis Zammit Dimech voted ...


Facebook to ban white nationalism and separatism on its social media platforms

The rise and spread of white nationalism on Facebook were thrown into sharp relief in the wake of the deadly neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville , Virginia, ...


Trump says Mueller report summary couldn’t have been better

But Republicans are hoping Mr Mueller's findings will help Mr Trump's 2020 re-election prospects and rebound against his Democratic accusers. Graham told the ...


Rescued migrants briefly 'hijack' ship off Libyan coast

The aircraft reported the position of two so-called rubber boats to the cargo ship and called for the captain of the " El Hiblu 1 " to help, as the people wer...


Pope pulls back from ring-kissers

It's really as simple as that", a close aid to the pope told Reuters . The BBC studied official Vatican TV footage of the incident and discovered the Ponti...