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Large and unsafe tornado touches down in Kansas City

A large tornado touched down Tuesday in Kansas, striking the southeast portion of Lawrence, according to the National Weather Service . It also says the torn...


Chinese Media Double Down on Threats to Weaponize Rare Earths

China dominates global supply chains of rare earths, a group of 17 elements used in production in a huge number of sectors, including oil refining, high-tech ...


Malaysia's last male Sumatran rhino dies

Tam , who was captured in 2008, had been suffering from liver and kidney problems. In a Facebook post , WWF Malaysia said that Tam's death spelled the loss...


Sajid Javid bids to be UK PM

The victor of the contest to be the next Conservative leader will then by default become Britain's prime minister. Mr Javid, who has held a range of ministeri...


Missouri poised to close its last abortion clinic

A lawsuit will be filed against the state Tuesday in the Circuit Court of St. Louis to try to guarantee continued abortion services. "It is outrageous that in...


Hopes of Brexit Deal Changes Dashed by Pro-EU Wins in Elections

Eurosceptic parties gained in the bloc-wide election last week, but less than expected and pro-EU liberal and green parties have also gained at the expense of t...


North Korea slams 'war maniac' Bolton

He told reporters that he still hopes that "someday, we'll have a deal". North Korea was reacting to comments Bolton made Saturday in Tokyo before Trump's a...


Computer science student, 3 others arrested in Lyon, France, bomb blast

An investigation has been opened for "attempted murder in relation with a terrorist undertaking" and "criminal terrorist association". The suspect was previ...


China flays reports of US-Taiwan contacts

China responded angrily on Monday as Taiwan confirmed the first meeting in more than four decades between senior USA and Taiwanese security officials. Beijing...


Core Pro-EU Parties Lose Ground As European Elections Shift Landscape

In one of the world's biggest democratic votes, the main centre-right and centre-left groups lost their combined majority in the European Parliament in the ...


Tornadoes rip through IN and Ohio

A tally of storm reports posted online by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Storm Prediction Center shows that 14 suspected tornadoes touc...


Rare all-white panda photographed in China nature reserve

Animals with albinism usually have pink eyes, nails and, on some animals, scales because their blood vessels show through their skin due to its lack of pigmen...


Man Killed by Shark Off Hawaii Coast Has Skin ‘Just Torn Off’

A California man died Saturday after being attacked by a shark off the west coast of Maui, Hawaii . A witness called 911 around 9 a.m., according to the ...


Supreme Court compromise on IN abortion law keeps issue off its docket

The Court had repeatedly put off a decision on efforts by the state of IN to seek relief from a Seventh Circuit judgment striking down a law regulating disposal...


Netanyahu could face election rematch after ballot he said he won

However, the New Right Party's Naftali Bennett and Ayelet Shaked would achieve a major turnaround and enter the Knesset with five seats, according to the poll, ...


Huawei founder says he is against Chinese sanctions on Apple

USA officials have accused the company of enabling Beijing's espionage efforts by providing the government with backdoor access to its devices. Huawei now s...


President Trump, Japan’s Abe at odds over North Korea missile tests

Trump, in Tokyo for a state visit , said Japan "has just announced its intent to purchase 105 brand new F-35 stealth aircraft". While Trump continues to de...


Preliminary reports say 14 suspected tornadoes touched down in Indiana

The National Weather Service tweeted Monday night that a "large and unsafe tornado" hit near Trotwood, Ohio , 8 miles (12 kilometers) northwest of Dayton . In...


Huawei Founder Defiant in US Media Interview

Tensions between the U.S. and China have been mounting in recent weeks, as the dispute over Huawei has become a central battlefield in a wider trade war bet...


Man dies on flight after reportedly ingesting 246 bags of cocaine

In a statement issued by the attorney general's office for the northern state of Sonora , the passenger had swallowed 246 packets of cocaine. The man died ...


Samsung may gain from Huawei's plight in ongoing trade war

The suspension in business between the two companies could be just temporary", said one of the unnamed sources. When asked about calls from some in China to r...


Renegotiating Brexit Deal Priority for British Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt

Raab even said on the BBC's Andrew Marr Show that he would ignore the will of Parliament, if necessary, in order to leave with a hard Brexit . The clear vi...


US Wants Iran Without Nuclear Weapons, Not Seeking Regime Change

In a Twitter post on Monday, Zarif insisted Iran was not seeking nuclear weapons and accused the U.S., which has recently beefed up its military presence in t...


Pakistani PM felicitates Modi on electoral victory

A statement by New Delhi disclosed that as per the Indian Government's emphasis on the "Neighborhood First" policy, all members of the unheard-of Bay of Benga...


Tornado kills two, injures 29 in US Oklahoma

We have all hands on deck '. White said several individuals have also been hospitalized . Authorities say 29 people were injured. "We heard screaming and s...


Austrian Chancellor Kurz ousted in no-confidence vote after video scandal

The no-confidence vote against Kurz and his government took place in a special sitting of parliament with more than half of MPs withdrawing their support, makin...


Ireland Has Voted Overwhelmingly to Ease Its Divorce Laws

Josepha Madigan, Irish Culture Minister and advocate of the liberalisation of the nation's divorce laws commended those who helped turn around the country's s...


ACLU, Planned Parenthood Sue Over Alabama Abortion Law

The lawsuit is one of several the groups have filed or are preparing to file against states that recently passed strict anti-abortion measures in an effort to...


Samsung to gain from Huawei's losses in US-China trade war

Apple is my teacher [and] it is advancing in front of us. The action as a tit for tat against the U.S Commerce department's action of placing Huawei on a tra...


Children among 19 injured in Japan mass stabbing attack

Police said they had detained the man responsible and he had serious injuries after stabbing himself in the shoulder. The police retrieved two knives believ...


O'Rourke: Trump ‘provoking' another war by sending troops to Middle East

Speaking in a news conference in Baghdad with his Iraqi counterpart Mohammed al-Hakim, Zarif said his country wanted to build balanced relations with its Gu...


Obama's youngest daughter, Sasha, looks all grown up in school formal snaps

Opting for a simple black slip dress, the youngest Obama was escorted by Chris Milton , whose cousin posted photos of the pair to Twitter . Photos surfaced ...


Mount Everest death toll rises to 11 amid overcrowding concerns

Two climbers have also died on the Tibetan side of the mountain. At least three deaths have been directly linked to delays in this area of the mountain. Eleven ...


Utah police arrest uncle, continue search for missing 5-year-old girl

Elizabeth Jessica Shelley hasn't been seen since Saturday at 2 a.m., according to the Logan City Police Department . Police were serving additional search war...


Trump says Iran nuclear deal possible as sanctions bite

The US intelligence revelations about the Iranian regime's purported decline in regional influence come amid a tightening of economic sanctions introduced by th...


‘Unusual Sight’: Elon Musk’s Satellites Spotted Whizzing Over Russia

The satellites were launched by Musk's private rocket company SpaceX. The satellites were launched with a two-stage rocket, Falcon 9, from the company's complex...


Murder charge after 'beautiful' woman found bashed to death in Melbourne

Henry Hammond appeared in court on Monday charged with murder. The Age reports that Hammond, who has no fixed address, faced court barefoot and with an app...


European elections 2019: Brexit Party tops South East poll

Britain is participating in the EU election because it is still a member of the bloc, but the lawmakers it elects will only sit in the European Parliament until...


Amanda Eller Speaks From Hospital Bed After Two Weeks Lost in Forest

Officials said she was not injured but she did have a bit of sunburn. Eller, 35, was reported missing on May 8 , prompting a massive search. Her disappea...


Climate change protests held worldwide to call for government action

This was the second such protest organized in Bengaluru , this year. At least 5,000 students boycotted classes and demonstrated at Berlin's iconic Brande...


Austin Congressman Chip Roy Single-Handedly Delays $19.1 Billion Disaster Aid Package

The House is scheduled to hold another "pro forma" session on Tuesday, while most lawmakers will still be away, and will again try to pass the legislation by un...


Facebook defends not pulling controversial video of Pelosi

The video , used by some conservatives to call Pelosi's competence into question amid feuds with President Trump, was apparently edited to make Pelosi's facial ...


Judge declines to block subpoenas seeking financial information about Trump, family

Wednesday's hearing in federal court in Manhattan is scheduled for 2:30pm (16:30 GMT). The subpoena on Deutsche Bank, issued by both committees, seeks extensive...


Trump arrives in Japan for ceremonial visit as trade tensions loom

Trump is the first state visitor since new Japanese Emperor Naruhito ascended to the Chrysanthemum Throne this month following his elderly father's abdication....


Same-Sex Couples Marry in Taiwan for First Time

Notably, the lawmakers in Taiwan approved a bill legalising same-sex marriage making the country the first place in Asia to pass the landmark decision that be...


Trump, allies turn to videos to discredit Pelosi

Pelosi said at her weekly news conference, adding that she prays for him and the nation. President Trump also has slighted both House and Senate Democrats t...


Race to replace Theresa May as UK PM heats up

May is bowing out with her legacy in tatters and the country in agony over what to do about the voters' decision to abandon the European project after more than...


United Kingdom has growing list of candidates trying to succeed Theresa May

Images of the Prime Minister breaking down in tears as she told how it had been "the honour of my life" to serve as leader fill the fronts of the Daily Mail ...


Ireland's Green Party surges in European, local elections

A Slovak far-right party that openly admires the country's wartime Nazi puppet state could win seats in the European Parliament for the first time. But Mari...


North Korea: US should consider consequences of ship seizure

North Korean state media on Wednesday slammed former US Vice President Joe Biden and called him a " fool of low IQ " for his alleged slander of Pyongyang's...