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House Democrats give Barr final warning before contempt proceedings

After Barr sent a four-page letter to Congress outlining his primary conclusions of the report, Mueller wrote Barr a letter on March 27 objecting to the way t...


Ramadan 2019 Moon Sighting in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh

During the holy month of Ramadan , Muslims will fast from sunrise to sunset. The decision in these countries was taken Saturday after the Saudi Supreme Court...


Massive Afghanistan peace summit ends in Kabul

This week's "loya jirga", or grand assembly, saw more than 3,000 religious and tribal leaders, politicians and representatives from across the country gather un...


Ashton Kutcher 'expected to testify' against serial killer at trial

Michael Gargiulo , whose trial began this week in Los Angeles is facing two murder charges, and one count of attempted murder. In a further process, he is a...


Sri Lanka Catholics cancel Sunday mass over new bomb fears

People who are in the illegal possession of swords, kris knives and sharp daggers are requested to hand them over to the police. There were at least 42 foreig...


United Nations rights experts cite concern at 'disproportionate' Assange detention

He had fled there after he lost his final plea to avoid extradition to Sweden, where he had faced allegations of raping a woman and sexually molesting and c...


Woman accused of killing Kim Jong Nam released from prison

According to a CNN report, after her release, Doan Thi Huong left for the immigration department, where she is expected to be processed before returning home ...


Cyclone Fani hits India's east coast after huge evacuation operation

India's Meteorological Department posted to Twitter on Saturday that Fani had weakened to a depression over Bangladesh. An estimated one crore people in 10...


Facebook Bans White Supremacists And Anti-Semites From Platform

Donald Trump has been a long-time supporter of Alex Jones . The banning of multiple political commentators from Facebook and Instagram , including conserva...


Explosion at AB Specialty Silicones Factory in Waukegan, Illinois, Injures 4

Waukegan Fire Department personnel fought both flames and subzero temperatures early on Monday, March 4, at an apartment fire on Grand Avenue at Jackson Street...


Why Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet is cool with a crowded Democratic field

The Colorado lawmaker announced his bid on " CBS This Morning " on Thursday, becoming the 22nd Democratic candidate in the race. Bennet made his announcement...


Senate Rebuke of Trump on Yemen Falls Short of Veto Override

The Senate voted 53-45, short of the 67 senators needed to overturn Trump's veto. Trump has argued that U.S. support for the bloody war between the Saudi-back...


Boeing 737 carrying 136 passengers ends up in Florida river after landing

The plane was reportedly operated by the Department of Defense, according to ABC News. "An investigation into the mishap is underway", a US Naval Air Station ...


Venezuela's neighbors accuse Maduro of protecting 'terrorist groups' in Colombia

Maduro's government did not immediately respond to requests for comment. "The challenges that face the Venezuelan people today are years and years in the maki...


Sri Lankan Army chief confirms Kerala connection in Easter blasts

Sri Lanka's Catholic cardinal received "foreign information" that attempts would be made this week to attack a church and another church institution, according ...


Trump and Putin Catch Up On the Phone, Talk Mueller Report

The two discussed the current crisis in Venezuela and touched on Special Counsel Robert Mueller's recently released report on Russian meddling in the 2016 e...


Thai king officially crowned Rama X in traditional coronation ceremony

Xi wished prosperity for Thailand and happy and healthy lives for the Thai people. In this Friday, May 3, 2019, photo released by Bureau of the Royal Househ...


Israel targets Hamas in Gaza after 'balloon bombs' launched

Officials from Hamas, which has controlled Gaza by force since a 2007 coup, say Israel did not honor other commitments, such as allowing the transfer of Qatari ...


Hamas leader faces Egyptian mediators after terrorists launch rockets at Israel

Tensions have been high for the past year along the Israel-Gaza frontier since Palestinians began popular protests near Israel's fence west of the Gaza Strip ,...


Cyclone Fani, Strongest Tropical Storm In 2 Decades, Smashes Into India

Authorities in Bangladesh, next in Fani's path, said a woman was killed by a tree, and that 14 villages were inundated as a tidal surge breached flood dams ev...


Florida lawmakers pass bill allowing more armed teachers

However the amendments run in line with Donald Trump's vocal pro-gun stance and his statement directly after the Stoneman High School that "if you had a tea...


North Korea slams 'foolish and dangerous' Pompeo

President Donald Trump's national security adviser, still believes that a military strike on North Korea is a viable option as denuclearization talks between ...


New Zealand's PM Jacinda Ardern gets engaged to long-term partner

A spokesman for Ardern and Gayford said the couple agreed to tie the knot over the Easter break. The New York Times reported that the student noticed the ring...


Democrats intensify pressure on Trump as Pelosi accuses Barr of 'crime'

Meanwhile, Trump told reporters at the White House that he will decide in the coming days whether he will allow former White House lawyer Don McGahn to testify ...


People Uninjured As Jetliner Overshoots Runway In Jacksonville, Ends Up In Water

News 4 Jax also reported the plane's origin, citing a release from Naval Air Station Jacksonville. "Every person is alive and accounted for", the Jacksonville ...


North Korea fires several short-range projectiles, South Korean military says

The firing Saturday comes amid a diplomatic breakdown that has followed the failed summit earlier this year between President Donald Trump and North Korean lead...


8-year-old pulls sister from moving car to prevent kidnapping

According to local reports , Ms Coburn didn't realise the children had escaped at first and chased the vehicle down, opening the driver's door and attempting t...


Putin, Trump discuss nuclear disarmament, Venezuela, Mueller report during phone call

Watch the gaggle via C-SPAN here. Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov has confirmed the White House statements on the conversation between the two leaders. Trump ...


Trump Sues Banks to Keep Records Private

But lawyers for Trump and his children Donald Jr, Eric and Ivanka said in a legal action filed in NY on Monday that no grounds for the subpoenas existed "to e...


Venezuela's Maduro calls for military unity after clashes

But Maduro sought to show that the military remains on his side by appearing early on Thursday on state television with his defense minister and military operat...


Pelosi slams Barr, but gave pass to Holder when held in contempt

He is clearly reluctant to share the truth with the United States Congress. "Being the attorney-general does not give you a badge to say whatever you want an...


Trump Signals He Won't Let Aides Testify

No. 2 House Democratic leader Steny Hoyer told reporters earlier that impeachment was "the ultimate option" for forcing White House cooperation. While they ag...


Man plummets off 300-foot cliff into caldera of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano

The man had climbed over a railing at the Steaming Bluff overlook to get closer to the edge of the cliff, which dropped down 300 feet (91 meters) into the calde...


Labour Sunderland Council Leader: Terrible Night For Labour

Sir Bernard Jenkin said voters thought the prime minister had "lost the plot". Vicky Ford wiped away tears as she was interviewed about Tory losses amid a Lib...


Steve Cohen: 'Chicken Barr Should Have Shown Up Today'

The Justice Department also told the committee that it would not comply with a congressional subpoena for an unredacted version of special c ounsel Robert S. Bu...


Sudan Army will not ‘accept chaos’: MTC

This Council, which will replace the Military Council, will constitute the supreme authority of the country and will be responsible for forming a new transition...


Mayor of Baltimore resigns amid book scandal

Young is now in Detroit for a conference about economic development and will return to Baltimore over the weekend. Since 2011, Pugh has received $500,000 for ...


USA to give migrants DNA tests to prove family ties

The decision comes as Homeland Security officials are increasingly concerned about instances of child trafficking as a growing number of Central American fam...


Princess Charlotte turns 4: The little royal's cutest pictures

The other two pictures were taken by the Duchess as part of a set at Anmer Hall, on the same day that she and her elder brother, Prince George , five were seen...


Masood Azhar added to United Nations terror list

A global terrorist tag under the UN's 1267 committee would lead to a freeze on Azhar's assets and a ban on his travel and constraints on possessing weapons, sim...


Trump Fed choice Stephen Moore withdraws amid controversy

But it was Moore's history of sexist comments about women, both jokingly and not, that appeared to most hurt his prospects, with Republican senators including J...


Facebook Bans Alex Jones, Farrakhan, Yiannopoulos And Other 'Dangerous' Figures

When it comes to unsafe individuals who promote hate speech or violence, Facebook can ban users for actions they take in the real world, or on other services,...


Jokowi Wants Indonesians to Have Say Picking New Capital City

Jakarta is one of the fastest sinking cities in the world, according to the World Economic Forum . President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo officially made a decisi...


Cruise ship quarantined amid measles outbreak

A beach in St. Lucia is seen in this stock photo. But as measles cases continue to surge in the United States and other areas with tourism ties to St. At the ti...


Sisulu To Assess Cyclone Kenneth Damage During Mozambique Visit

The cyclone, the strongest storm to hit the region since records began, made landfall in Mozambique on Thursday. Kenneth arrived just six weeks after Cyclone ...


United Kingdom defense secretary sacked over Huawei leak

British media said Mordaunt is the first woman to take the role of defense secretary, while Rory Stewart, current Minister of State for the Ministry of Justice,...


China Sentences Another Canadian To Death

Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland called the death sentence cruel and inhumane. Canada stands firmly opposed to the use of the death penalty every...


Emperor Akihito thanks Japanese people in farewell remarks

Imperial chamberlains carried the state and privy seals into the hall, along with a sacred sword and a jewel which are considered symbols of the imperial family...


Erdogan says F-35 project would collapse without Turkey

The statement did not say how the group would work to resolve the issue, which has been a longstanding source of conflict between Turkey and the United States ...


Campus Shooting Suspect Lived In North Texas Before Moving To North Carolina

Mr Howell, of Waynesville, and Ellis R. Parlier, 19 of Midland, were killed in the attack. Four more students were injured by the gunman , Drew Pescaro , 19, ...