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Jan 14 2019

Donald Trump threatens Turkey with economic devastation if it attacks Syrian Kurds

Islamic State militants are "living their final moments" in the last enclave they hold in Syria , near the Iraqi border, where the US -backed Syrian Democratic Forces h...

Jan 14 2019

Several injuries in Ottawa bus crash, no immediate word of fatalities

Ottawa Police Chief Charles Bordeleau said several people on the top section of the bus had to be freed. "I heard a bump and I saw the bus crashing into Westboro Stati...

Jan 14 2019

Graham says Trump isn’t giving in on southern border wall

Trump tells Fox News' Jeanine Pirro that he has "no idea" whether he can get a deal with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who opposes spending money on what she calls an "in...

Jan 14 2019

Equipment, not troops being moved out of Syria: Pentagon

Turkey's planned military operation against a Kurdish militia in Syria does not depend on an American withdrawal from the region, Ankara said on Thursday. Fighter jet...

Jan 12 2019

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Will Run For President In 2020

The 37-year-old Iraq War veteran is the first Hindu elected to Congress and the first member of Congress born in the United States territory of American Samoa. She ha...

Jan 12 2019

FBI investigated Trump's Russian Federation ties after Comey firing

In the interview President Trump said he probably would not agree to a sit-down interview with Mr. Mueller, who also is investigating whether the Republican President...

Jan 12 2019

Poland arrests Chinese Huawei exec, Pole on spying charges

Both men are said to have denied any wrongdoing, but many western countries are beginning to think again about using Huawei's telecoms equipment because of security c...

Jan 12 2019

Blindfolded Teen Driver Crashes Into Oncoming Traffic Attempting Bird Box Challenge

That's the assessment from the Layton City Police Department , which posted photos of a car-truck collision in which one driver, a 17-year-old girl, was "blindfolded" ...

Jan 11 2019

UK government accepts alternative plan demand if May's deal is rejected

The vote on the amendment was passed due to a number of Tory MPs rebelling against the whip, with the government losing by 11 votes, with 297 MPs voting with them and...

Jan 11 2019

Ramaphosa 'takes note' of DRC's provisional vote results

But a court challenge to the results could spin the country into chaos, observers warned. Democratic Republic of Congo's electoral commission yesterday declared oppos...

Jan 11 2019

Manafort shared 2016 polling data with Russian employee, according to court filing

Manafort reportedly asked Kilimnik to offer the Russian aluminum magnate Oleg Deripaska private briefings on the Trump campaign in exchange for debt forgiveness. Manafort...

Jan 10 2019

Lindsey Graham: AG Nominee Barr Committed to Letting Mueller Finish Russia Probe

Rosenstein reportedly assured them that he would assist Barr with the transition and help him find a replacement deputy. Despite clear tensions between the acting attor...

Jan 09 2019

AGP accuses Sarbananda Sonowal of 'not cooperating' on Citizenship Bill

A team of forensic experts on Monday visited the BJP headquarters to collect samples and took possession of the CCTV footage capturing the incident. Unidentified person...

Jan 09 2019

Saudi woman 'under the care' of United Nations agency: Thai official

Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun arrived at Bangkok's main airport over the weekend on a flight from Kuwait after running away from her family who she alleges subjected her t...

Jan 09 2019

United Nations refers Saudi refugee case to Australia

Ms Al-Qunun had planned to enter Australia on a tourist visa and seek asylum before she was detained by Thai authorities on Sunday. Human rights activists had expressed...

Jan 09 2019

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ventures overseas

Kim - whose birthday is reportedly on Tuesday - visited China three times past year for talks with Xi. Kim used the same train to visit China previous year. On Sunday, ...

Jan 09 2019

Bolsonaro Not Ruling Out US-Brazil Military Cooperation

Bolsonaro, who assumed office on Tuesday, also said Brazil should be anxious about Russian ties to the "dictatorship" in Venezuela . A former military officer and me...

Jan 09 2019

China: Hammer-wielding man injures 20 children in Beijing school

Police in the Xicheng district of the city said in a statement on Weibo that they had detained a 49-year-old male suspect surnamed Jia, who was a former fix worker at t...

Jan 08 2019

Pence says White House looking into Trump's ability to declare border emergency

Democrats say other border security measures are more efficient and cost-effective than a wall, which they say is contrary to American values. I am pleased to inform yo...

Jan 08 2019

Final approval granted for fully-independent Ukrainian Orthodox Christian church

Accompanied by solemn liturgical singing at the packed Istanbul ceremony on Saturday, Poroshenko thanked Bartholemew "for the courage to make this historic decision", a...