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France to implement 'ecotax' on plane tickets beginning 2020

Under the plan, nearly all outbound flights from France will be taxed, with the size of tax differing depending on destinations or ticket types. Shares of ...


ICE Used AI to Scan Driver's License Photos for Illegals

Driving records and photos in IL are fed into the Law Enforcement Agencies Data System, which law enforcement can search, for example, when someone is pulled ov...


Trump calls British ambassador to US 'a very stupid guy'

But we pay them to be candid. In the memos, obtained by The Mail On Sunday , Sir Kim suggested that in order to communicate with the president "you need to m...


Billionaire Tom Steyer Launches 2020 Presidential Campaign

Sens. Elizabeth Warren of MA and Bernie Sanders of Vermont, who are competing for the support of liberal voters in the Democratic presidential primary, decr...


Saudi-led coalition intercepted a Yemeni Houthi drone launched at kingdom

The crisis escalated in 2015 when a Saudi-led military coalition launched a devastating air campaign aimed at rolling back Houthi territorial gains. "We do ha...


Texas billionaire H. Ross Perot dies at 89

The Texas businessman was born in Texarkana in 1930 and graduated from Texas High School in 1947. After attending the U.S. Naval Academy and becoming a salesman...


Marine Aviator Amy McGrath Sets Her Sights on Mitch McConnell

McConnell campaign manager Kevin Golden said McGrath lost in 2018 "in a Democratic wave election because she is an extreme liberal who is far out of touch with ...


Grandfather Who Accidentally Dropped Toddler From Cruise Ship Could Face Charges

Puerto Rico Ports Authority spokesman José Carmona told The Associated Press on Monday that the family was gathered in or near a dining hall on the 11th floor...


Jeffrey Epstein faces sex trafficking and conspiracy charges

In a freshly unsealed federal indictment , Epstein was charged with trafficking and sex trafficking conspiracy, targeting dozens of victims, some of whom were n...


Self-Taught Cockatoo, Snowball, Knows How to Dance 14 Different Moves

Intrigued, researchers studied Snowball to gain insight into how animals process music, which in turn could shed light on the evolution of human musicality,...


Afghanistan rivals resume talks for peace with Taliban in Doha

The two-day summit, facilitated by Germany and Qatar , is an "historic opportunity for all of them to bridge trust deficit, which will help pave the way for di...


UK's Labour Party moves closer to opposing Brexit

Labour supports a referendum on any Tory deal and will campaign for Remain". That majority was lost and the Tories had to fall back on support from the Demo...


Zelensky suggests Putin to hold meeting in Minsk

Zelensky said on his inauguration in May that ending the war in the east and returning the annexed territory to Ukraine were his priority. Zelenskiy has bee...


Boris Johnson pledges cash for Scottish farmers if he becomes PM

Hunt said his message to Conservatives was "try before you buy". He said it was wrong that prisoners were routinely let out after serving just half of the sen...


Couple From Queens, New York, Suing CHA Fertility Center

The couple had to give up custody of the infants and are suing for medical malpractice and emotional distress. A NY couple is suing a California fertility cli...


Ross Perot Dead at Age 89 Following Battle With Leukemia

Just prior to the 1979 Iranian Revolution, the government of Iran imprisoned two EDS employees in a contract dispute. Spending $63.5 million of his own money,...


Trump says United Kingdom ambassador 'a very stupid guy'

In his latest explosive tweets , the president complained that Sir Kim Darroch was a "very stupid guy" who had been foisted on the US. U.S. President Donald...


Eric Swalwell Drops Out of the 2020 Presidential Race

U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.) ended his long-shot bid for the White House Monday after failing to gain momentum since jumping into the race in April. The...


Michelle Obama Opens up About Raising Her Daughters in the White House

And I don't know where these kids are going, but they had to get up and out of that house. Obama was very candid and transparent in her interview with Gayle ...


Trump takes aim at Green New Deal while touting administration’s ‘environmental leadership’

Trump called his event the "Salute to America". Environmental Defense Fund Action President Joe Bonfiglio said, "Trump has obviously seen the polls showing th...


Georgian Opposition Demonstrators Confronted By Antigay, Pro-Russian Protesters

Peskov told reporters that the Georgian authorities were failing to pacify radical anti-Russian forces and the incident was a disgrace for the Georgian people. ...


Peace talks involving Taliban resume despite deadly attack

Committed to respect and protect the dignity of people, their life and property and to minimise the civilian casualties to zero", a joint statement released at ...


Trump slams his once faithful mouthpiece Fox News

Fox News has also hosted town halls with some of the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates. FOX News correspondent Greg Palkot was expecting the America...


Executions 'rampant' in Philippine drug war, U.N. probe needed: Amnesty

The group said the three-year-old campaign remained rampant and the scale of abuses had reached "the threshold of crimes against humanity". According to the r...


United States approves $2.2bn Taiwan arms sale despite Chinese ire

The Pentagon's Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress of the possible sale of 108 M1A2T Abrams tanks, 14 M88A2 Hercules recovery vehicles, 16 M10...


First black African headed for space dies in motorcycle accident

Nicknamed Afronaut and Spaceboy , Maseko described himself as a typical township boy from Pretoria. The first black African who would have travelled to spa...


Pelosi: House to Vote Soon on Contempt for Barr, Ross

Ocasio-Cortez also criticized the Democrats who chose to vote along with Republicans on the spending plan to address issues at the U.S. -Mexico border. "Neve...


ICC convicts Congo’s Ntaganda of war crimes

Judges at the International Criminal Court on Monday convicted Bosco Ntaganda , a former Congolese military leader, on charges of atrocities including murder...


Trump to claim 'environmental leadership' in speech

We need to live in a world that has cleaner air. He gave a laundry list of achievements, including stepped-up closure of Superfund sites, a push for worldwide...


Vets treat 'exotic' bird, realize it's just a seagull covered in curry

After an initial observation, staff discovered it was a herring gull. "We have no idea how he got into this predicament", the post went on to say, "but thankf...


Iran blows past limits on enriched uranium levels

Iran's move, coupled with earlier abandoning the deal's limit on its low-enriched uranium stockpile, intensifies pressure on Europe to find any effective way a...


Pelosi dismisses clout of AOC, House progressives in 'Twitter world'

Ocasio-Cortez has grown more and more bold in response to Pelosi's jabs as the year has gone on. Responding to the piece , titled "Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez...


Friday’s First Warning Forecast: Storm chances continue for the weekend

At the Harrisburg International Airport, 1.05 inches of precipitation has been measured from the beginning of July until midnight, but there could have been up ...


Donald Trump says 'will no longer deal' with British ambassador to US

In response to the highly critical remarks about his administration, Trump fired back at Darroch, saying the ambassador had "not served the United Kingdom wel...


UNESCO Adds Iran’s Hyrcanian Forests, Iraq’s Babylon To World Heritage List

This was exacerbated during the USA -led invasion of Iraq in 2003, when US and Polish troops stationed nearby built their military base on top of the Babylonian...


San Francisco Man Among Those Gored at Pamplona Festival

A northern Kentucky man is one of five people hospitalized after this year's running of the bulls in Pamplona, Spain . The festival, which occurs at this time ...


Another ice cream licker arrested; this one's in Louisiana

Based on comments Martin allegedly made to detectives, the sheriff's office believes he was inspired by a video of a juvenile who opened a carton of ice cream...


'Significant downsides' to no-deal Brexit - Gauke

The UK Express quoted Mr. Johnson's comments during the Daily Mail interview where he said that Tories will "die and face political extinction" if they keep hol...


Otto Warmbier’s Parents Demand Sale of North Korean Ship

The family of Otto Warmbier is chasing down North Korean assets. He was held captive by the North Korean regime for over a year, before being released back to...


29 killed, 18 injured after bus falls from bridge in Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has expressed grief over the incident. Chief Minister Adityanath directed the district magistrate and the se...


IAG's British Airways faces £183m data breach penalty

The penalty, equivalent to 1.5 percent of the airline's turnover in 2017, is the biggest ever handed out by the UK Information Commissioner's Office, according ...


Saudi Airline Tilts Towards Airbus Jets Over Boeing 737 MAX

Now, Boeing is facing cancellation of a lucrative contract to sell 20 Max 737s to a Saudi Arabian airline, signaling that the company's troubles are far from ov...


Indiana toddler dies after falling 150 feet from cruise ship

She was pronounced dead a short time later. A child has died after reportedly slipping from her grandfather's arms and falling 150ft from a cruise ship window...


Biegun's New N. Korean Counterpart Believed to be Former Amb. to Vietnam

The UN Security Council has unanimously boosted sanctions on North Korea since 2006 in a bid to choke funding for Pyongyang's nuclear and ballistic missile pr...


President Maduro commands Banco de Venezuela to embrace Petro

Last week, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said he expected to reach a concord of "mutual understanding and peace" with the opposition by the end of 2019,...


N Korea says freed Australian student was 'spying', pleaded for pardon

Michelle Joyce, who since 2013 has operated a company with Mr Sigley that helps westerners travel to North Korea , said a statement on Mr Sigley's release by N...


China warns 'naive' Canada not to count on the US

Angered by Meng's arrest, China has elevated inspections that occupy resulted in the suspension or obstruction of key Canadian agricultural imports, including p...


Border agents allegedly forced Honduran man to hold "I like men" sign

He says he watched-on as one of his colleagues hand drew a cardboard sign, reading "Me gustan los hombres", and demanded a Honduran man march in front of his fe...


Trump Issues Fresh Attack on Biden, Calling Him ‘Reclamation Project’

Biden said Russian President Vladimir Putin is trying to undermine US elections while undermining elections throughout Europe. "I do not believe you are a r...


Multiple injured in explosion at shopping center in U.S. state Florida

An adult was taken to the hospital as a trauma alert confirmed by the Broward Health Medical Center officials. One person lined in blood was as soon as seen...