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Severe thunderstorm warning issued for Toronto as heat warning continues

A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect until 7:30 p.m. Saturday for southern Dallas County, the National Weather Service office in Des Moines has announce...


Gas explosion in New Zealand's Christchurch injures several people

Fire and Emergency area commander Dave Stackhouse said all of Northwood was connected to piped gas, but at this stage it was not clear how there had been a leak...


Dems Bash Rep. Omar's BDS Bill: 'Dead on Arrival'

For the past six days, Trump has launched racist attacks against the congresswomen on Twitter and in public comments , calling them anti-Semitic and anti-Ameri...


Dutch state partly liable for Srebrenica deaths

But explaining the decision to reduce the liability, the Supreme Court said "the chance that the male refugees would have escaped the Bosnian Serbs had they b...


What’s the deal with area 51 and all of these alien memes?

Hitherto cloaked in mystery, the man behind the legend has stepped forward. At the time of writing, over 3 million individuals have interacted with the Facebook...


Heat wave descends on the US

Nighttime temperatures have remained so high in the heat wave , which started midweek in the Midwest, that Rockford, Illinois, for the first time since 1918 ma...


RCMP apologize for cat filter used on live stream of news conference

A blue Chevrolet minivan registered in neighboring Alberta province was found on the side of the road, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) said , withou...


César Pelli, architect behind the Petronas Towers, dies at 92

Pelli and his New Haven, Conn. -based firm have created more than 100 major projects including office buildings, museums, residential towers and libraries. Arch...


Global poll crowns Michelle Obama the ‘most admired woman’ in the world

Obama's husband, former President Barack Obama , was also named as one of the world's most admired men , coming in second behind Bill Gates . Billionaire a...


S.Africa's Ramaphosa misled Parliament: ethics watchdog

The statement reaffirms the President's determination and commitment to fight against any form of corruption and malformation, and to that aim he insisted that ...


Sheila Dikshit Demise: A Timeline Of Her Successful Political Career

In her three interactions with ThePrint since January this year, including an informal one over lunch hosted by former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Ho...


Iran says its seizure of British ship a 'reciprocal' move

Officials in Iran on Friday refuted assertions from the Trump administration and the Pentagon that American forces shot down a drone in the Persian Gulf as ...


Trump Blames ‘Crazed’ Media for Rally Taunt Backlash

Capitol. They have "a big obligation and the obligation is to love your country", he said. The quartet - all U.S. citizens and all but one born in America -...


Saudi King approves hosting USA troops to enhance security in region

He further highlighted that the hosting would increase joint cooperation in defending regional security and preserve peace. The tension in the Gulf region is ...


No-deal Brexit to spark year-long United Kingdom recession

The UK is now scheduled to leave the European Union on 31 October and the likelihood of a no-deal Brexit scenario has increased after both Conservative party le...


Security breach: FAAN suspends aviation security unit heads in Lagos

A Nigerian man has been arrested after causing fear among passengers when he climbed to the wing of a plane about to take off at the Murtala Muhammed Airport in...


Angela Merkel ‘Stands in Solidarity’ With Congresswomen After Trump Attack

The President tweeted Tuesday that he did not have a "racist bone in my body". "As a person, I have a strong personal interest in my health and, as I said, 20...


US House rejects Saudi weapons sales; Trump to veto

House Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Eliot Engel said on the House floor Wednesday that lawmakers are focused on these specific weapons because they wou...


Failure of Iran deal could pose ‘existential threat’, says Hunt

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif gestures as he stands in an office as he meets with the diplomatic advisor to the French president in the capital ...


US Security Aid to Pakistan to Remain Suspended

Authorities are investigating Abbasi's role in the awarding of a contract to a liquefied natural gas company in Qatar in which Abbasi was a shareholder. "Opposi...


Kosovo PM Haradinaj resigns over war crimes summons

Haradinaj, a former guerrilla commander, has always denied any wrongdoing and said he is ready to face any accusations. On Friday, Ramush Haradinaj said he ag...


Hypocritical US can't comment on religious freedom: China says

Pompeo denounced China for its large-scale detentions in the western Xinjiang region , where an estimated 1 million Muslim Uighurs, Kazakhs and other minorit...


Philadelphia Man Scales Down 19-Story Apartment Building to Escape Fire

With seemingly no fear for heights, the man methodically worked his way down the building while a chopper in the sky flashed a spotlight on him to make the unsa...


Trump nominates Eugene Scalia to lead Department of Labor

Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., argued that by nominating Scalia, Trump was "missing an opportunity to nominate a fighter for workers, like a union member, to be ...


Bitter Sinaloa residents lament likely life sentence for 'El Chapo'

Guzman, the 62-year-old former co-leader of Mexico's mighty Sinaloa drug cartel, was convicted in February in U.S. federal court on a variety of charges, in...


US sanctions network selling materials for Iran nuclear program

Tensions have been rising between the USA and Iran since May 2018, when Washington unilaterally withdrew from a landmark 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and ...


Merkel: Britain will "find its way" on Brexit

But Mr Hammond said it would be impossible to renegotiate a deal with Brussels before that deadline. The government had called for MPs to vote against the mea...


Council BANS gendered language to promote inclusivity - even ‘manholes’ aren’t allowed

A just-adopted ordinance is ordering that all words implying gender are to be removed from the city's codes - meaning no more " manhole " or " manpower " or "ch...


Kayleigh McEnany interview: Trump campaign says president "can't control" chants at rallies

Rep. Ilhan Omar , shown here at the Capitol on Thursday, has been a target of racist rhetoric from President Trump . Last weekend he ignited the firestorm by...


Trump renews attacks on Democratic congresswoman Omar

He told reporters he believes he is "winning the political argument" and "winning it by a lot". Trump's double flip-flop was reminiscent of his response to th...


UK Official says Tanker Seizure by Iran an 'Escalation'

The Sun reported that Iranian leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei accused Britain of "piracy" after the Royal Marines seized a supertanker believed to be carrying ...


Athens residents flee buildings as strong quake hits Greek capital

Around 40 minutes later, a strong aftershock was felt. Damage is seen on the bell tower of Church of the Pantanassa at the Monastiraki Square following an nat...


HD Kumaraswamy moves confidence motion in Karnataka Assembly

Finally, the state's Governor wrote a letter to CM Kumaraswamy regarding the trust vote after senior BJP MLAs met him at the Raj Bhawan. An unusually calm and...


Mexican Drug Lord, 'El Chapo' Sentenced To Life In Prison

The convicted Mexican drug lord was forced to immediately depart for the highest security prison in the U.S.to serve his term, his lawyer confirmed on Thursday....


Sudan's military council, opposition alliance ink political deal

The breakthrough accord came after a political deadlock that has gripped Sudan since the generals ousted Bashir in a palace coup in April, on the back of mont...