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US Air Force launches inquiry into Trump Turnberry stays and Prestwick stopovers

He said records are being reviewed, but it appears the crew stayed at a Marriott near Glasgow on its return trip to Alaska. While details of the overnight s...


Taliban ‘shura’, not Trump, had cancelled United States visit: Taliban official

However, there was also an indication from the USA government that the process of reconciliation with the Taliban would continue. Over the weekend, Americans ...


SC GOPer Announces Run Against Trump After SC Cancels Primary

To date, two candidates, including former Illinois Rep. Joe Walsh and former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld , both Republicans, have launched formal bids to ...


Hurricane Dorian Body Count in The Bahamas Rising

Acting Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Mark Morgan said Monday his agency has processed "thousands of folks" from two cruise ships as well as aircraf...


Wish Chandrayaan-2 a safe landing on the Moon

Prime Minister Narendra Modi , who travelled to the Bangalore space centre to watch the landing, told scientists after Mr Sivan's announcement that "what you...


Former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe dies at 95

Mugabe had declared once that he could be removed from power only by God. Mugabe was championed as a liberation hero when he came to power following nearly a ...


Boris Johnson and a surrender of statesmanship ahead of general election

So we are now consulting about whether it's better to go long, therefore, rather than to go short". In a speech later, Mr. Johnson will again attack what he ...


Black bear kills Minnesota woman in Canada in rare attack

Davis said officers who travelled to the island by boat had some difficulty locating Sweatt-Mueller because of dense underbrush, but eventually found a yearling...


Scientist says Loch Ness monster may be giant eel after DNA test

A documentary called Loch Ness Monster: New Evidence will delve into Gemmell's findings and air on the Travel Channel in the United States on September 15. Or...


Pence tiptoes past Brexit tumult for an oh-so-chipper chat

Claiming that his defeats in Parliament "effectively hand over control to the European Union", he said an election would decide whether he or opposition leader ...


Florida man parks Smart car in kitchen so it won't blow away

But to secure other things in the garage, her husband proposed to park the auto in the house. "He said he could", Jessica Eldridge said. "He had it in with no p...


MPs reject early general election in further blow to Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson shouting at Jeremy Corbyn in the House of Commons yesterday. "The only way out of this is an alliance between Boris Johnson and myself". Ia...


Facebook's dating service launches in US

And after looking into how Facebook Dating works, I have to admit I'm pretty intrigued. Facebook Dating is entirely free. Once set up, Facebook will s...


SA shuts embassy in Nigeria after xenophobic attacks

He said, "We will go blind if we do not act and we commend the Nigerian Government for what it has done by recalling our High Commissioner in South Africa". P...


British PM Johnson's own brother resigns on eve of Brexit election campaign

Jo Johnson has announced he is quitting as an education minister and will step down from Parliament , saying he is "torn between family loyalty and the nati...


This is the world's most liveable city

Canada is the only other country to have three cities in the top 10 list - Calgary (5th), Vancouver (6th) and Toronto (7th). Vienna has emerged as the most ...


Resignation leaves Boris Johnson on the brink

The LGBT chairwoman of the Liberal Democrats has quit the party over the decision to let erstwhile Tory MP Phillip Lee join. The Prime Minister has signalle...


MPs reject holding a General Election - how Peterborough’s MPs voted

Last night, the government's motion proposing an early General Election failed because it did not secure a supermajority of two thirds of MPs - as required unde...


PM's brother quits as Tory MP and minister

In yet another twist in the tortuous Brexit process, however, the opposition Labour party is expected to withhold its support for an election , which require...


Johnson loses majority ahead of Brexit parliament showdown

The Prime Minister has now announced he will table a motion under the Fixed Term Parliament Act (FTPA) introduced in 2011. The government's leader in Britain'...


Iran Says Views Converging with France on Breaking Impasse

In May, Iran threatened Europe that if it does not take concrete steps to help Iran conduct trade despite USA sanctions, it will gradually reduce its compli...


Top Saudi, UAE diplomats arrive in Pakistan to discuss Kashmir

Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi told reporters Pakistan was considering calling a session of the 57-member Organisation of Islamic Cooperation ...


USA offers $15M for info. to break up Iran's Revolutionary Guard's finances

To make sure Kumar did not mistake the email for a scam, it included an official state department phone number. "The IRGC has been running an illicit petr...


Infant found hidden inside American woman's luggage at NAIA

Embassy before being questioned. Immigration officials there said the woman appeared to be travelling alone and only presented her own passport as she pas...


Iran to develop centrifuges for faster uranium enrichment

France has said it is prepared to offer Iran a credit line until the end of the year in return for Tehran adhering again to the 2015 nuclear deal. A Euro...


UK PM Johnson loses majority in parliament

He has since offered his support for the legislation looking to prevent a no-deal Brexit . "I have been told by the Chief Whip ... that it will be his sad du...


Will withdrawal of extradition bill end Hong Kong protests?

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has announced the withdrawal of an extradition bill that has triggered the largest protests in the city's history. Lam's Beijin...


British lawmakers reject Boris Johnson’s bid for snap election

Meanwhile, the prime minister was reprimanded by Speaker John Bercow for using Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn's name during one acrimonious back-and-forth. "We...


Massive BBQ planned outside vegan’s home after she complained about meat smell

Cilla Carden from Perth said she was fed up with the smell of meat cooking on the barbecue next door so she took her case all the way to Australia's Supreme Co...


'Know my name': Victim of Brock Turner reveals her identity

He was convicted on charges of assault with intent to rape an intoxicated woman, sexually penetrating an intoxicated person with a foreign object and sexually p...


Trump Shows Altered Map of Hurricane Dorian's Path

Mr Trump said he did not know how the discrepancy appeared on the chart. This graphic released by the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), wh...


Chinese tourists killed in New Zealand bus crash

The first person on the scene, Bishal Jung Basnet, 23, said he could hear people screaming from inside the rolled vehicle. St John Ambulance service said fi...


Flirty, The Mini Horse, Accompanies Passenger On Plane | The Laurie DeYoung Show

Besides dogs, miniature horses who have been "individually trained to do work or perform tasks for people with disabilities" are the only other service animals ...


Prince Harry Announces Massive Travel Sustainability Project

Prince Harry has finally addressed the backlash. Harry said Tuesday that Travalyst (which comes from a combination of the words " travel " and "catalyst") ...


Trump administration diverts $3.6 billion from military projects to border wall

Elaine McCusker, the Pentagon comptroller, said the now-unfunded projects are not being canceled. Congressional sources said a full list was slated to be rele...


British PM loses majority in Commons as MP Lee switches sides

Johnson is desperately trying to fight off a Tory revolt over measures aimed at blocking him from taking the United Kingdom out of the European Union without a ...


Rare birth of twin panda at Berlin zoo amazes all

As per the contract, while the twins cubs have been born in Berlin, the remain technically Chinese and must be returned to China within four years of being we...


President Trump's Category 5 hurricane shock shows itself yet again with Dorian

Trump said Sunday that he's "not sure that (he's) ever even heard of a Category 5" hurricane, despite four such storms - including Hurricane Dorian - having ...


US Sanctions Iran's Space Program Following Failed Launch

Both the US State and Treasury Departments announced on Tuesday the slapping of sanctions on Iran's space agency for the first time, accusing it of developing...


Boeing MAX 737 likely biggest ever insurance payout, says SP

Amidst the buzz that grounded Boeing 737 aircraft's return to service by October, the mystery persists why leading airlines including American Airlines and Unit...


Hong Kong protests explained

Hong Kong's government met Wednesday afternoon amid speculation that leader Carrie Lam will formally withdraw an extradition bill as protesters have demand...


British government loses majority in Parliament as Tory MP defects

In a sign of the government's determination, finance minister Sajid Javid will also on Wednesday unveil another £2 billion (2.2 billion euros, $2.4 billion) of ...


Freeport, Bahamas Pounded by Hurricane Dorian

The second-strongest Atlantic storm on record was forecast to pound the archipelago through the day, then move slowly towards the east USA coast, where authorit...


Several injured as Indian forces baton-charge Muharram procession in occupied Kashmir

In a telephonic conversation with his Bangladeshi counterpart Dr AK Abdul Momen, Foreign Minister Qureshi apprised him of the illegal and unilateral actions of ...


Boris Johnson suffers major defeat in no-deal Brexit vote

Tuesday's victory is only the first hurdle for lawmakers, enabling them to take control of the parliamentary business. Britain's pound plunged to its lowest l...


Some deaths, dozens missing in boat fire near Santa Cruz Island

The only known survivors of the Conception , a vessel designed for extended diving trips, were five crew members rescued by a good Samaritan pleasure craft c...


Tropical Storm Fernand forms in Gulf of Mexico, heads west

Meanwhile, there are two disturbances in the Atlantic that the National Hurricane Center is watching. Dorian will remain a large and risky hurricane as th...


8 students killed in Chinese elementary school attack

The injured children were taken to a local hospital where they received treatment, but their condition remains unknown. According to the statement of the loca...


US, Britain, France abetting possible war crimes in Yemen, says United Nations report

The Saudi-led coalition intervened the following year to restore the ousted government, in a conflict that has since killed tens of thousands of people. United ...


Amy-Lee has been found

National police spokesperson, Vish Naidoo, says De Jager has been reunited with her family and is now undergoing a medical examination. "Wynand was on his way...