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Thai king Vajiralongkorn marries bodyguard making her queen

Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn , who will have his official coronation on Saturday, has appointed his consort as the country's queen. He became the con...


Trump directs officials to toughen asylum rules

The announcement came as Mr. Trump blasted what he described, on Twitter, as the United States' "weak, ineffective and dangerous" immigration laws. "Seeking a...


Aussie man quits anti-Muslim party over video of him groping strippers

The recording of these meetings were shown as part of an Al Jazeera documentary in March, drawing widespread condemnation. And its objective was the same as...


15 forces personnel killed in Naxal attack in Maharashtra

Gadchiroli blast: An IED blast by Maoists was set off on a police vehicle. My thoughts and solidarity are with the bereaved families. According to official s...


Venezuela's Maduro Wants to Adopt Plan to 'Correct Mistakes', Calls for Dialogue

Guaido also said that Venezuelans now have a chance to choose their future. The Pentagon appeared to downplay any ongoing preparations to intervene in Vene...


European Union hopes United Kingdom cross-party talks will break #Brexit deadlock this week

We certainly approach this with an open mind. "The Labour leader has not just abdicated his responsibility as leader of the Opposition, he has abdicated his...


Mueller Frustrated with Barr Over Portrayal of Findings

Barr also committed to Grassley that he would look into text messages sent by former Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Peter Strzok to former Federal Bureau...


Gavin Williamson sacked as Defence Secretary following leak inquiry

It is therefore with great sadness that I have concluded that I can no longer have full confidence in you as Secretary' of State for Defence and a Minister in m...


UK should exercise caution over Huawei, says Jeremy Hunt

The US has been quite vocal against Huawei building anyone's 5G infrastructure, claiming the company works with the Chinese government and would allow it to s...


China Positive on Terror Tag for Pak-based JeM Chief Masood Azhar

In the aftermath of the February 14 Pulwama terror attack that killed more 40 Indian security personnel, United States along with France and United Kingdom ...


MHA asks Rahul Gandhi to explain his 'dual citizenship'

In one place, you said you did not intend to say it and in the next page you say you regret saying it,"Justice Kaul observed". "The people of India can see thro...


Suspected UAE spy 'kills himself in Turkish prison'

A fight for influence around the region pits a bloc led by the UAE and Saudi Arabia against Turkey and Qatar, and involves proxy militias, Internet hackers, l...


Pelosi, Schumer Want 'Big and Bold' Bipartisan Infrastructure Package

More recently, Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.)-also running for president-released her only $1 trillion infrastructure plan that included lots of money for rural...


Central Forces Working For BJP, Terrorising Voters: Trinamool To EC

Some of India's richest families, Bollywood stars and others voted early on Monday in Mumbai and elsewhere in the country as the fourth phase of a massive...


Julian Assange jailed for 50 weeks over bail breach

The Wikileaks founder was led from the dock with his fist raised in defiance as he received close to the maximum sentence of a year for breach of bail. Assange'...


Leave my country alone, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena tells Islamic State

NTJ and another group, Jamathei Millathu Ibrahim, or JMI, were banned by presidential decree soon after the blasts. The cardinal has also been very critical ...


Japan's former emperor and empress to switch residences with successors in Tokyo

Naruhito is Japan's 126th emperor. In the ceremony, Naruhito declared, "I have hereby succeeded to the throne pursuant to the Constitution of Japan and the Sp...


Afghan President Convenes Grand Council, Hoping for Consensus on Taliban Talks

The latest attempt at Afghan-to-Afghan talks - scheduled in Qatar earlier this month and meant to include the Taliban , Kabul government representatives, the...


Trump mulls terror designation for Muslim Brotherhood

The decision follows a White House visit by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in April. One of the oldest and most influential Islamic movements in the ...


Ending sanctions waiver will anger U.S. allies: Iran FM

Trump's unsafe policies. "They are wrong in their hope", Zarif said, insisting instead that the people of Iran will resist such pressure. Hard-line Kayhan...


Two Key GOP Senators Express Misgivings on Fed Candidate Moore

But Trump's other choice, conservative commentator Stephen Moore , has gone on a talk-show blitz to try to save his candidacy following disclosures of incendia...


Bank Sued by President Trump says it's 'Committed' to Providing Data

The filing says the subpoenas "have no legitimate or lawful purpose". 'Subpoenas were issued to harass President Donald J. Trump , to rummage through every a...


Cyclone Fani could hit Indian state as 'extremely severe' storm

Cabinet Secretary P.K. Sinha held a National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) meeting again on Tuesday to take stock of the situation, and reviewed the prepar...


Joe Biden rides Obama nostalgia in 2020 bid

The former vice president told the crowd he made a decision to hold his first campaign rally in western Pennsylvania because, for the Democratic Party, it is am...


Mueller expressed misgivings to Barr about 4-page letter

He remains happy to engage with members on their questions regarding the Mueller report". Democrat disappointments and frustrations with the Mueller report's ...


MN officer guilty of murder in death of 911 caller

On July 15, 2017, Damond had called 911 to report what she feared was a woman being sexually assaulted behind her home in the city's Fulton neighborhood, accord...


Multiple victims in shooting on UNC Charlotte campus

Two of the injured victims were treated for life-threatening injuries. "Monitor email", tweeted University of North Carolina at Charlotte's Office of Emerge...


F8 2019 developer conference Day 1: Everything Facebook announced

There are tens of millions of active groups on Facebook, and more than 400 million people belong to groups at the social network. The past three years haven't...


Mozambique's 2nd cyclone floods northeastern centers

More than 35,000 homes in parts of Mozambique's northernmost Cabo Delgado were partially or fully destroyed by the storm. A child drinks water from a gutter...


OH boy, 8, saves his sister from vehicle during alleged carjacking

Coburn told the station she tried again to open the vehicle door - and beheld an very bad sight: "The second time he slammed it shut, I saw he had a hold of Sky...


Huge Hong Kong protest held against Chinas extradition plan

The march on Sunday saw around 130,000 hit the streets in protest, according to the organizers, but Hong Kong police estimated the figure to be 22,800 at its ...


Indian army claims it sighted footprints of mythical beast 'yeti'

The Indian army claimed that "this elusive snowman " has "only been sighted at Makalu-Barun National Park in the past", and posted pictures of the footprint...


Russian-trained spy whale spooks Norwegian fishermen

A beluga whale found in Arctic Norway with a tight harness that is believed to have links to a military facility in Russian Federation is so tame that res...


Indonesia Election: More Than 270 Election Staff Die Counting Votes

For the officials, who had to count the ballot papers by hand, the task turned out to be deadly. The election was the first time Indonesia held presidential and...


Brexit party surges ahead in Euro polls

Talks between the British government and the opposition Labour Party aimed at finding a consensus over the way forward on Brexit have been productive but th...


'The moment is now': Venezuela's Juan Guaido calls for military uprising

He said the armed forces remained "firmly in defense of the national constitution and legitimate authorities", and that all military units across Venezuela ...


AG Barr's appearance at House hearing still up in the air

The Mueller report is the topic of Thursday's hearing, in which Barr is reportedly opposed to proposed closed-door sessions and rounds of questioning by comm...


Friends Mourn South Pasadena Woman Killed in Seattle Crane Collapse

According to the Times: "That tower crane collapse, which killed two workers at the University of Texas at Dallas , also occurred during dismantling and feat...


Pompeo vows fight 'Islamic radical terrorism' after Sri Lanka blasts

The prime minister's office said that Meir Ben-Shabbat, the head of Israel's National Security Council, had spoken to Udaya Seneviratne, secretary to Sri Lan...


U.S. military spending up as global outlay hits 31-year high

It was the second year running the global figure has risen, bringing military spending to its highest level since 1988. China has spent 1.9 percent of its gro...


Trump sues banks to block House subpoenas

Mukasey, counsel for the Trump business entities. The legal action, filed in New York's Southern District, is against Deutsche Bank , one of Trump's lenders,...


A look back at Japanese Emperor Akihito's three-decade reign

The Imperial Palace in Tokyo , Japan where Emperor Akihito began his abdication rituals. Police in Japan have tightened security around Emperor Akihito's...


FAA considered grounding some Boeing 737 Max planes previous year

Boeing suffered a shareholder revolt yesterday over its refusal to split the dual role of chairman and chief executive after the incumbent faced aggressive que...


U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein, who appointed Mueller, is resigning

His last day will be 11 May. During a press conference by Attorney General Bill Barr two weeks ago, Rosenstein stood beside him as he went over the release of...


Ocasio-Cortez HUMILIATED after awkward Twitter blunder - ‘How EMBARRASSING'

She was referring to the attacks on mosques in New Zealand last month that killed 49 Muslims and to the series of explosions on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka that ...


Army Vet Allegedly Planning Southern California Terrorist Attack Is Charged

The suspect, 26-year-old Mark Stevens Domingo , was arrested after he accepted a package, which he believed to be a live bomb, but instead was an inert explo...


Baghdadi allegedly appears for first time in five years

He said the battle of Baghouz demonstrated the "barbarism and brutality" of the West and the "courage, steadfastness and resilience of the nation of Islam". Al-...


Peace on Korean peninsula depends on USA attitude: Kim

N. sanctions meant to put pressure on North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons. William Hagerty, the US ambassador to Japan, told a Washington think-tan...


Mystery surrounds sighting of Beluga whale with Russian-made harness

He said the beluga is "most likely" from the "Russian Navy in Murmansk". Rikardsen added that the beluga "is a tame animal that is used to get food served so ...


NRA 'Under Siege' by New York Gov. and Attorney General

North told LaPierre the NRA's longtime advertising firm, Ackerman McQueen, planned to send a letter to the board through North that would be "bad for me"...