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Egypt Accuses UN Of Trying To "Politicise" Ex-President's Death

The Egyptian state broadcaster previously reported, citing its medical sources that the ex-President Mohamed Morsi died of a heart attack during a trial session...


Hong Kong in Limbo as Extradition Protests Crisis Deepens

Police said they used tear gas, pepper spray and anti-riot guns that can cause serious injuries. I reiterate this is not a call to clear the (protest ) crowd...


SEX CULT TRIAL: Svengali Keith Raniere guilty on all counts

What she didn't plead guilty to were the sex trafficking and sex trafficking conspiracy charges in the indictment. Jurors in Brooklyn's Federal District Court...


Rocket hits Basra oil headquarter site of Exxon, Royal Dutch Shell

The rocket hit the Burjesia residential and operations headquarters west of the city, police said. Earlier this week, on Tuesday, a rocket landed near an Ir...


Brexit deadlock: UK Labour chief Jeremy Corbyn to back second referendum

The latest YouGov poll of Conservative party members, who will soon be charged with choosing the UK's next prime minister, suggests they would opt to see bot...


Hope Hicks Won't Answer Questions About Trump White House

They also plan to use the information from Hicks' interview as part of their second hearing into the contents of the Mueller report, which is slated for June 20...


NUS and NTU top university rankings in Asia, 11th in world

Khalifa University, in Abu Dhabi, came top in the Emirates and fourth in the Mena region overall. Ben Sowter, of QS, noted a report from global think-tank the...


Donald Trump Won’t Apologize To Central Park Five: "They’ve Admitted Their Guilt"

President Donald Trump on Tuesday refused to apologize for his role in raising public fury against the now-exonerated Central Park Five , repeating his infam...


Huntsman Spider Devours Possum in Viral (and Terrifying) Photos

A "once-in-a-lifetime" shot has captured a huntsman spider devouring a pygmy possum in Australia. "They most often eat other spiders and insects". There was a...


Federal cabinet ministers visit Edmonton, Calgary in wake of Trans Mountain approval

Chief Leah George-Wilson of the Tsleil-Waututh First Nation said it will appeal Ottawa's decision to the Federal Court of Appeal . Trudeau says that the proj...


USA 'probably had excellent presidents who were gay,' Buttigieg says

And I think if you've met one gay person, you've met one gay person. Meanwhile, others have pointed at Buchanan's successor - none other than Abraham Lincoln...


Video shows flight attendant hitting plane ceiling, passenger praying during severe turbulence

The terrifying moment a flight attendant was thrown into the air during extreme turbulence. The video, filmed by a passenger on board the ALK Airlines flight,...


Investigators to name suspects in downing of Flight MH17

The Netherlands have further said that Russian Federation has not cooperated with their investigation procedures, and do not expect them to hand over any of the...


More than 100 children die in India in encephalitis outbreak

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday visited the Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital (SKMCH) in Muzaffarpur , where 129 children have lost thei...


There Were People 'On Both Sides' Of Central Park 5 Case

While May ended with the premiere of Ali Wong's Netflix comedy, Always Be My Maybe , it also saw the debut of director Ava DuVernay's gut-wrenching mini-ser...


Deadly earthquake hits China's Sichuan province

A series of at least four aftershocks, the largest of which had a magnitude of 5.1, took place in the following 40 minutes. China's worst natural disaster in ...


27,000 killed in northeast Nigeria attacks since 2009, says UN

Extremist group Boko Haram has often carried out suicide bombings targeting civilians in the state in the past. Boko Haram has been fighting since 2009 to imp...


Chinese President Xi Jinping to visit North Korea

An official North Korean document shows Kim Jong Un has no intention of giving up his nuclear weapons but instead has told his military that he would use ...


$1 Billion Dollars Worth of Cocaine Seized in Philadelphia Raid

The seizure greatly outranks two other major cocaine smuggling busts in the USA this year-1,185 pounds of cocaine were seized at a shipping port in Philadelph...


Sarah Sanders quits after rocky tenure

President Donald Trump hugs White House press secretary Sarah Sanders as he pauses from speaking about second chance hiring to publicly thank the outgoin...


‘Puppy dog eyes’ have evolved to appeal to humans

New research suggests that dogs' facial anatomy has changed over thousands of years specifically to allow better communication with us . A university spokesma...


$1B worth of cocaine seized at Philadelphia port

Television footage of the seized ship in Philadelphia showed its name as MSC Gayane. Federal authorities say Colombia is the primary supplier of cocaine to th...


Shanahan out at Pentagon, Esper now acting secretary

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan , seated between national security adviser John Bolton and President Trump, at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida, on ...


Central Va. woman hospitalized in Dominican Republic on honeymoon

A Lake Worth couple Janny and Marlon Godinez now say they're having trouble canceling their vacation to the country. The State Department confirms that ther...


Huge natural disaster strikes Japan, triggers tsunami warning

According to preliminary reports, the epicenter was just 5km below the ground while its strength measured 6.5 magnitude. Officials warned of a tsunami up to o...


Boost for Boris Johnson as former Tory contender Hancock declares his support

Boris Johnson remains the frontrunner in the race to become the next leader of Britain's Conservative Party - and, as a outcome, the next prime minister of t...


India's population explosion: To surpass China's, be 10 times US' by 2050

At the same time, lower fertility levels have increased the working-age population in developing parts of the world, including sub-Saharan Africa, parts of Asia...


China: What to expect from the G20 summit? - Standard Chartered

The U.S. president had repeatedly threatened more tariffs if Xi spurned the opportunity to talk. Flannery said that presently there is no country developing m...


New safety fears for Boeing with Dreamliner

The company's CEO Dennis Muilenburg admitted to CNBC that the 2019 air show would not be about orders, but instead be an opportunity for Boeing to reassure cu...


New poll shows Trump trailing Biden, four other Democrats

The Trump campaign said it will fire several of its pollsters - after the leak of unflattering internal poll numbers, according to two campaign officials. We ...


Conservative rivals round on Raab's 'disturbing' plan as Boris fails to show

An empty podium reserved for Boris Johnson , who declined to take part in the debate , was placed at centre stage, between Sajid Javid and Dominic Raab. "Now ...


Nitish Kumar's First Visit Today To Encephalitis Ground Zero, Toll 126

He will be accompanied by state Health Minister Mangal Pandey during his visit to Muzaffarpur. "If someone comes to the hospital in a private vehicle, the fare ...


Strong quake hits island chain off New Zealand; no tsunami

The Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management has cleared New Zealand of a second tsunami threat following another natural disaster near the Kermadec...


Japan requests proof of Iran involvement in tanker attack

The attempted attack on the Reaper drone in the Gulf of Oman came days after another MQ-9 drone was shot down with the same type of Iranian-made surface-to-ai...


Boeing CEO admits 737 MAX jet warning system 'mistake'

Speaking to industry representatives in Paris, Muilenburg admitted Boeing failed to communicate "crisply" with air safety authorities, airlines , and the pub...


North Korea quake: Panic at 'large explosion' on border with China

Xi Jinping's trip comes amid an ongoing dispute over North Korea's denuclearization negotiations with the US. The invitation was made by North Korean leader ...


Pompeo says 'lots of evidence' proves Iran attacked oil tankers

Iran has denied involvement in the attacks and said the United States is accusing them without evidence. The United States also blamed Iran for attacks on fou...


Don't you dare cough during a Donald Trump TV interview

Supporters of President Donald Trump line up on Monday, June 17, 2019 , in Orlando, Fla ., more that 24 hours before a rally for the presdient. Perhaps he w...


Supreme Court gives Democrats a win in Virginia racial gerrymandering case

The case involves bakers Melissa and Aaron Klein, who paid a $135,000 judgment to the couple for declining to create a cake for them in 2013. The Supreme Cour...


Fox News poll shows Biden, Sanders, Warren beating Trump

The polling comes more than 500 days before the November 3, 2020 election , an eternity in the political world. Michael Baselice, the president and CEO of Ba...


A Cat Filter Ruined A Pakistani Politician's Press Conference

However, viewers captured screenshots of the presser, posting photos and videos to social media . Provincial information minister Yousuf Shaukat Zai showed u...


Ocasio-Cortez: Progressive Democrats are Frustrated with Pelosi

The newly minted congresswoman also said that billionaires - including Bezos - should pay more in taxes, and also floated other suggestions like declining gover...


At least 1 dead, 8 shot at graduation party in Philadelphia

At least eight people were shot, he said. Four teens between 15 and 17 years old along with a 24-year-old were also hit by bullets, but were in stable conditi...


‘Jadugar Mandrake’ dies performing live stunt in Hooghly

Lahiri attempted the river trick in 2013 but ended up cutting it short after being assaulted by witnesses who saw him escape from the box via a disguised door...


Spokesman: Iran to break stockpile limit set by nuclear deal

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is seeking support from a united worldwide community by working to convince leaders that Iran was behind attacks on shipping i...


Hong Kong police clear streets as protesters move to park

If Washington thinks "playing the "Hong Kong card" can force China to make compromises in trade negotiations with the USA, it had better think twice", the pap...


Stand-off continues, doctors say Mamata meeting must be taped

The chief minister told the striking doctors that no doctor has been booked by the state government. Resident Doctors' Association of the All India Institute ...


Egypt's ousted president Mohammed Morsi dies in court, state TV says

Morsi became Egypt's first democratically elected president in 2012, one year after the Arab Spring uprising saw the end of President Hosni Mubarak's 30-year ...


Iran accuses Saudis of militaristic approach in Middle East

Heiko Mass, the German foreign minister , also said the grainy video released by the USA was "not enough" to prove Iran was behind the attack. Iran has cat...


Egypt's ousted president Mohammed Morsi dies in court

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan , who was a Morsi ally, paid tribute to the former leader: "May Allah rest our Morsi brother, our martyr's soul in peace...