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John Bolton says North Korean missile tests violate United Nations resolutions

Security Council resolutions and said sanctions must be kept in place. The Japanese government has repeatedly said they consider ongoing North Korean missile te...


USA hiker rescued after two weeks missing in forest

Okamoto said that police were interviewing Eller and documenting her injuries, and that the case "is considered closed". Local reports suggest she has lost we...


Indicted banking exec allegedly wanted top role in Trump administration

Manafort was not named in the indictment, but the description of the borrower in the court filing matches that of the former Trump campaign chairman. Jurors d...


Facebook disables Three billion fake accounts

In the first quarter of this year, Facebook reported that it had 2.3 billion monthly active users. This is up from an estimated three to four per cent in th...


Indian Ocean islands: UN deals diplomatic blow to UK, US

The U.N. General Assembly voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to demand that Britain end its "colonial administration" of the Chagos Islands, which include the U...


Northwest Syria fighting damages schools, health facilities

They are a major prize in fighting that has flared up in northwestern Syria in recent weeks between pro-government forces and the jihadists they have been used ...


European Union leaders react to Theresa May's resignation

Barnier, the European Union negotiator, refused to contemplate what the future would hold if Johnson or any other pro-Brexit politician became the next prime ...


Six dead after election riots in Indonesia's capital

More than two dozen vehicles were burned in several neighborhoods in central Jakarta as protesters, who alleged that widespread fraud occurred in the electio...


Jayme Closs: Killer stole my parents but not my spirit

Authorities searched for Jayme for months and collected more than 3500 tips. He penned her in with tote boxes and weights, warning that if she moved, "bad thing...


US arms sales to Middle East needed to deter Iran: Pompeo

In each of his letters notifying lawmakers of the decision, Pompeo stated that he had "determined that an emergency exists which requires the proposed sale in t...


Theresa's 10 points on how her new Brexit deal is different

They include opening the door to a second referendum - but it would only be a confirmatory vote to accept or reject May's deal. After talks with the UK's main...


At least 15 killed in fire at Indian student coaching centre

Here are the latest updates on the Surat fire incident. "Death toll may rise". PM: BJP President Amit Shah on Surat fire tragedy: "I urge our karyakartas ...


FAA tells United Nations panel it expects Boeing 737 MAX approval by June

Southwest, American and United, the only US airlines that now have the Max in their fleets, all say they would need time. all say they would need time to downlo...


US lawmaker 'punched wife for not undressing quickly enough'

A MS state rep was arrested Saturday after he allegedly punched his wife in the face when she didn't undress quickly enough when he wanted to have sex, ac...


Tornado hits Missouri capital as deadly storms sweep state

An emergency alert was issued for Jefferson City, advising people to take shelter as heavy rain, hail, wind and lightning struck the state, along with neighbour...


Lawyer Michael Avenatti Indicted for Allegedly Defrauding Stormy Daniels

Michael Avenatti was indicted on Wednesday for allegedly taking $300,000 from his former client Stormy Daniels . Avenatti, whose fame representing Daniels a...


WaPo's Marty Baron Denounces Julian Assange Charges

The new charges were part of a superseding indictment obtained by the Trump administration that significantly expanded the legal case against Mr. Assange ,...


U.S. to send 1,500 troops to Middle East

The acting Pentagon chief said he would brief Trump on Thursday about the situation before the president heads to Japan. "What we are focused on now is do we ...


Eight Reportedly Wounded in Lyon Blast That French President Calls 'Attack'

Interior ministry officials initially said eight people had been injured, but police sources later put the number hurt at 13, with none of the injuries thought ...


American who joined the Taliban is released from prison

Lindh was discharged several years before completing the 20-year prison sentence he received for joining and supporting the Taliban , with officials citing "g...


Trump Gives Bill Barr Broad Powers In "Spying" Probe

Former intelligence officials and Democratic lawmakers criticized Trump's move, which marked an escalation in his efforts to " investigate the investigators " a...


Mnuchin says he was unaware of IRS memo on tax returns

Mnuchin has been resisting House Democrats' request for Trump's tax returns on the grounds that such request "lacks a legitimate legislative purpose" and said h...


'Traffic jam' on Everest as two more climbers die reaching summit

Before the incident, Donald had just achieved a lifelong dream of becoming a member of the Seven Summits Club. Many climbers reportedly received permits to ge...


Potential for Iran attacks 'put on hold,' threats remain -acting Pentagon chief

While Americans are more concerned about Iran as a security threat to the United States now than they were previous year, few would be in favour of a pre-empt...


The Times: May expected to announce on Friday that she will quit

Several cabinet ministers have also told the BBC that the PM can not stay in her post. MPs were told that the Government now intends to publish the Bill in th...


U.S. does not dare attack Iran, says Revolutionary Guards commander

A senior commander of Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said on Wednesday that Iran has full control on the northern part of the Strait of Hormuz. But US...


Turkey preparing for possible U.S. sanctions over S-400s

In addition to the issue of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation interoperability, the U.S. fears that Turkey's purchase of the S-400 would compromise the securit...


Ricky Gervais has waded into the Farage milkshake row

Conservative MP for Romford, east London Andrew Rosindell summed up the public dismay as he said: "Just voted Conservatives and met lots of angry residents st...


Donald Trump to meet Leo Varadkar at Shannon Airport

There had been reports of a debate between the White House and the Irish government over the venue for the meeting, Dublin preferring Dromoland Castle in County...


BJP set to sweep in Karnataka, coalition bigwigs trail

The counting of votes was underway in India on Thursday for the just-concluded general elections, and early trends showed the ruling National Democratic Al...


Zakir Musa killed in encounter in south Kashmir

While intelligence units had earlier stated that Musa was operating independently in Kashmir to establish the Caliphate in the region, they had observed that ...


Day care owner arrested after baby dies in hot van

But when her mother called at about 1pm to make arrangements for her children, daycare employees realised the baby had never been checked in. For nearly five ...


Trade impasse: Trump pledges $16B to farmers; markets slump

On Thursday US President Donald Trump unveiled a massive aid package for struggling farmers , besieged by fallout from a trade war with China on top of f...


DoD Mulls Deploying 10,000 Troops to Middle East Amid Tension With Iran

Shanahan had been briefing lawmakers angry at being kept in the dark about the administration's motives for sending warships to the Middle East to counter Iran,...


United States billionaire offsets loans of graduating students

The news also shines a spotlight on the increasing burden of student loans on young Americans. The out of the blue announcement was met with a rousing applaus...


Federal judge rules banks must comply with subpoenas for Trump financial records

Lawyers for the Financial Services and House Intelligence committees said Trump's efforts to block the subpoenas were "flatly inconsistent with almost a centu...


U.S. charges WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with espionage

Under President Trump the Department of Justice revived its Assange investigation, but when he was charged under seal in 2017 it was with a narrow complaint t...


5-8 Tropical Cyclones Predicted in Central Pacific in 2019 Hurricane Season

Other forces, including warmer-than-normal seawater, counter that. "Throughout hurricane season, dedicated NOAA staff will remain on alert for any danger to...


Trump stalks out on Democrats, demands end of investigations

Trump pointed to the vast scale of the special counsel investigation led by Robert Mueller . Image copyright Reuters Image caption Speaker of the House Nanc...


Trump claims Biden 'deserted' Pennsylvania

May 20, 2019. "Gotta win this state", he said. He maintained ties to Pennsylvania over the years. President Donald Trump is telling rallygoers in Pennsylvania...


Nepal man breaks own record by climbing Everest 24 times

His closest rivals, Apa Sherpa and Phurba Tashi Sherpa, scaled Everest 21 times each before retiring from mountain climbing. "Kami Rita reached the summit of ...


John Walker Lindh is released from prison

Lindh , photographed as a bearded 20-year-old when captured in Afghanistan , will leave a federal prison in Terre Haute, Indiana on probation after serving 17 ...


Lawmakers elect Ramaphosa as state president

This is according to a media statement issued by the Presidency. So hang on - the deputy president has been booted into touch? He quashed speculation of a w...


Trump spreads false claims about Mueller as Democrats start tightening the screws

Neal, D-Springfield. " But you know what, you can't do it under these circumstances ". As the subpoenas have flown in recent weeks, White House officials have...


Fifth migrant child dies after detention by US Border Patrol

Bowen's mind-set". U.S. Customs and Border Protection temporarily suspended intake at the McAllen Central Processing Center on Tuesday, the largest migrant pr...


USA warplanes intercept Russian bombers for second straight day

NORAD on Tuesday said that two F-22 stealth fighters initially intercepted two Tupolev Tu-95 Bear bombers. At some sections of the flight, the Russian strat...


Philippines to hire private ship to return garbage to Canada

Philippine officials say all the containers were falsely declared by a private firm as recyclable plastic scraps and asked Canada to take back the garbage. Ho...


Rouhani says Iran not to bow to United States pressures

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is expected to visit Islamabad later this week for consultations with the Pakistani leadership, a senior diplo...


USA aviation regulator says Boeing hasn't submitted 737 MAX fix

Chinese airlines were forced to ground the 737 MAX after the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) stopped Boeing 737 MAX aircraft from operating in...


China gives more chip design firms a tax break amid trade tensions

However, on 20 May, the US Commerce Department issued a 90-day waiver for Huawei , allowing the company to purchase hardware and software services from US comp...