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Why Nike Has Ignited Controversy Using the Betsy Ross Flag

McConnell said he hopes Nike either reneges its decision and releases the limited-edition shoe, or that a different designer picks up the idea and sells sho...


Australia ‘urgently seeking clarification’ about citizen reportedly detained in North Korea

They met while he was a student in Shanghai and she had accompanied him on several trips to North Korea . "If we thought it was unsafe, we would stop doing t...


Heavy rain in south Japan, over 1 million directed to leave

Sections of the Shinkansen bullet train on the southern island of Kyushu were disrupted by the heavy rain , which forced more than 150 schools to cancel classe...


Alabama DA won’t prosecute woman who lost fetus after being shot

Jones on the manslaughter charge for which she was indicted by the Grand Jury", Jefferson County Bessemer Cutoff District Attorney Lynneice Washington said in...


Australian student released after being detained by North Korea

The case was complicated by Australia's lack of diplomatic representation in North Korea , Australia's interests there are instead represented by Sweden ....


South Korea sacks army commander over North Korea defector boat

The government on Wednesday admitted to security failure, but rejected the accusation that it attempted to downplay the incident in which a North Korean boat ...


"Racist" Betsy Ross Flag Part of Obama Inauguration

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey announced on Tuesday that the state would be withdrawing financial incentives that it had offered to Nike to relocate to the sta...


Rahul Gandhi offically bids goodbye to party leadership

It is for this reason that I have resigned as the Congress President". The Nehru-Gandhi family has dominated the party, and through it Indian politics for dec...


Social media app broken with Facebook and WhatsApp also affected — Instagram down

A company spokesperson said they are working towards resolving the issues. Facebook says it is aware of the issues and "working to get things back to norm...


Arctic fox walks more than 2700 miles from Norway to Canada

Norwegian researchers beget acknowledged they were insecure to be taught that a juvenile fox managed to notorious thousands of miles everywhere in the Arctic in...


Kamala Harris surges to second spot among Democratic presidential aspirants

Forty-two percent of those polled said they thought Biden had the best shot against Trump, followed by Harris with 14 percent and Sanders with 13 percent. Afr...


Cockroaches becoming impossible to kill using insecticides

Cockroaches will soon be impossible to kill with standard pesticides, as they can develop cross-resistance to poisons they've never encountered within a single ...


Border Patrol Agent Confirms Poor Detention Conditions

This was them on their GOOD behavior in front of members of Congress". "I've been outside all the facilities she's touring today around El Paso, and according...


Maduro Dictatorship Tortures Opponent to Death

The EU has said that the death of Rafael Acosta arévalo is "a vivid illustration of the arbitrariness of the judicial system" in Venezuela and called for a fu...


Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher: Not Guilty of Killing ISIS Fighter

Gallagher has pleaded not guilty to seven charges. Gallagher could face up to four months imprisonment for the one conviction along with a reduction in rank, ...


Australia: 3 Arrested for Plotting Terrorist Attacks

An Australian federal police spokesman the 23-year-old was due in court on Wednesday after he was charged with being a member of a terror organisation. "They bu...


Major fire at Jim Beam facility destroys thousands of barrels of bourbon

Versailles, Kentucky-A massive fire erupted at a Jim Beam Warehouse in Versailles Kentucky on Wednesday. Officials said it's possible the fire was caused by a...


Libya migrant camp attack leaves at least 120 killed or wounded

At least 40 people have been killed by an air strike that hit a migrant detention centre in Libya , according to reports on Tuesday. The Libyan National Ar...


Iran to boost uranium enrichment level, breaching nuclear pact - Rouhani

Though his tone was unusually tough, Rouhani was the architect of the nuclear pact and is seen as a pragmatist, unlike senior clerics in Iran's ruling elite who...


US & China Agree Trade War Truce After Xi Puts His Foot Down

Xi and Trump agreed to restart trade negotiations "on the basis of equality and mutual respect", China's state news agency, Xinhua, said. "They would like to ...


Daily Online Edition of The Sunday Times Sri Lanka

In a letter to acting police chief Chandana Wickremaratne, Attorney General Dappula de Livera on Monday said the duo should be tried for " grave crimes agains...


Stowaway's body falls into garden of London home

A second stowaway survived the 10-hour flight and was later found in the undercarriage of the plane. According to eyewitnesses, the body of the man supposed...


Several injured during California mall shooting

Tanforan Mall, officially called The Shops at Tanforan , is a regional shopping mall in San Bruno which opened in 1971. Pop!" And I saw people running, yelli...


Britain’s Brexit Party MEPs turn their backs on the European Union anthem

However, he said he does "make people feel uncomfortable". " At the first sign of insult, they will know we're here, don't worry about that ." . He also pulle...


Kabul students pick through debris after deadly blast

The latest, and seventh, round of talks kicked off on Saturday in Qatar , but so far the negotiations have done little to placate the deadly violence that clai...


South Korea's Moon calls Trump-Kim summit end of hostility

Chinese President Xi Jinping urged US President Donald Trump to "show flexibility" towards North Korea at the G20 summit last week, according to China's for...


Three Arrested In Sydney ISIS Terror Raids

Police will allege Mr el Matari was planning an attack on prominent buildings across Sydney such as churches and police stations. NSW Police Counter Terroris...


Historic Moment at the Korean Demilitarized Zone

Biegun's counterpart will be from the North Korean Foreign Ministry. He also became the first to hold a summit with the communist state, in Singapore . On re...


China terms Hong Kong protests ‘undisguised challenge’ to its rule

The political crisis engulfing Hong Kong and propelling millions of protesters to the streets kicked off earlier this year over a now-suspended bill to allow ex...


Lawsuit filed for Trump’s tax returns

District Court against Treasury and the IRS and their respective leaders, Steve Mnuchin and Charles Rettig . Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin rejected Neal'...


Did Booker boost his poll numbers after the Democratic presidential debate?

Since Thursday's primary debate in Miami when Sen. Although none are quite as dire for Sanders as the Suffolk poll , Real Clear Politics shows major drops fo...


Facebook will ban ads that tell people in US not to vote

She touted Facebook's recent policy updates meant to address posts that incite violence, such as its new prohibition on those that encouraging users to br...


Japan Restarts Commercial Whaling

Whale meat is far from popular in Japan these days. "We believe that whales are marine resources such as fish and that they can be used according to sc...


Nike 'pulls flag-themed trainers after complaint from ex-quarterback Kaepernick'

The decision to withdraw a shoe that features an old version of the American flag has caused an uproar from many people, and that includes Senator Ted Cruz ....


Trump still wants tanks displayed at July 4th celebration

Members of Congress, local officials and others have voiced concerns that Trump could alter the tone of what traditionally is a nonpartisan celebration of Ameri...


Iran rejects USA accusation it long violated nuclear deal

Iran's Bushehr nuclear power plant can use low-enriched uranium as fuel. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his top challenger, former IDF chief ...


Vice President Mike Pence’s Plane Turns Around, NH Event Canceled

The vice president had been scheduled to join a roundtable discussion with former patients at the Granite Recovery Center headquarters and make remarks in New H...


Princess Haya: Dubai ruler's wife in United Kingdom 'in fear of her life'

On Monday, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai , said the services of 600 government centres would be evaluated with the results du...


Isolated storms Tuesday, hot and humid week ahead

Highs in the upper 80s. A better chance of widespread showers moves in during the second half of the week. WEDNESDAY: A 20 percent chance of showers and thu...


Dalai Lama 'Cancelled' on Twitter Following Sexist Statement Backlash

Today, in sentences we never thought we'd write, Twitter is criticizing the Dalai Lama for saying that if a woman succeeds him, she should be "attractive". ...


No-deal could lead to united Ireland: Liam Fox

Mr. Hunt is vying with front-runner Boris Johnson to win the support of predominately pro-Brexit Conservative Party members, who will vote this month for The...


Divided EU leaders push to break stalemate on top jobs

Another key appointment was to replace Donald Tusk as head of the agenda-setting European Council. That option didn't sit well with some European Union me...


14 crew members killed in fire on Russian military submersible

Fourteen submariners died as a result of poisoning from the fumes of the fire, a ministry spokeswoman confirmed to AFP. "The causes of the incident are establ...


Ocasio-Cortez leads critics of video showing Ivanka Trump G20 chat

U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's latest Twitter target is Ivanka Trump . Here's a sentence I never thought I'd write: this year's G20 summit has prod...


Trump admin weighs accepting North Korea as nuclear power

North Korea's state media has described Kim's meeting with Trump on Sunday at the Demilitarized Zone as "an awesome event" in the border village it notes is a s...


Canadian cartoonist Michael de Adder loses job after viral Trump cartoon

The drawing, which develop into as soon as posted on de Adder's Twitter story on June 26, reveals Trump standing beside a golf cart, golf club in hand, having a...


US Democratic frontrunner Biden drops in polls after debate

Bernie Sanders except those that we already know. Former vice president Joe Biden took most of the punches Thursday night as other candidates ganged up on h...


Mexican City Left Buried in Ice After Massive Hailstorm Hits

Officials in Mexico's second-largest city say a freak storm that dumped more than a metre of hail on parts of the Guadalajara area damaged hundreds of hom...


Facebook HQ 'poisoning': Two Menlo Park campus workers exposed to substance

The company reopened three of the buildings after emergency officials deemed them safe. Facebook reportedly puts all of its mail through a screening machine...


Modi, Erdogan talk S-400 air defence deal, U.S. sanctions

However, Erdogan has been counting on his personal relations with Trump to shield Turkey from potential sanctions, and his American counterpart's remarks June 2...