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Falsehoods on social media surrounding Alabama abortion ban

Missouri follows a raft of state level anti-choice enactments against abortion this year. Current law requires consent from only one parent. Missouri's ...


FAA grilled again over Boeing 737 MAX crisis

Daniel Elwell testified in front of the house aviation subcommittee about the problems saying his agency didn't have enough evidence to ground the jet past ye...


Nebraska farmer gruesomely saves his own life after getting stuck in equipment

After trying and failing to free himself, he made a decision to chop off his leg - spending about five minutes sawing away at his own flesh, reports NBC News ....


Nepalese Sherpa completes record 23rd Everest climb

Kami Rita has already climbed most of the peaks above 8,000 m including K2, Cho-oyu, Lhoste and Annapurna among others. "I am still strong and want to climb S...


Hudson River helicopter crash a reminder of recent water disasters

In 32 years, NY Waterway crews have rescued nearly 300 people from the waters of the Hudson River , including 143 people who were rescued from U.S. Airways Fli...


Trump pardons author of flattering Trump biography

A jury found Lord Black illegally received 3.5 million dollars (£1.75 million) as they convicted him of three counts of fraud and one of obstruction at the Dirk...


USA calls back embassy staff in Iraq as tensions with Iran escalate

Fears have grown out of President Donald Trump's decision past year to withdraw the US from the 2015 nuclear accord between Iran and world powers and impose w...


Judge Orders Former Soldier and WikiLeaks Source Manning Back to Jail

Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning says she'll stay in jail "forever" rather than testify to a grand jury investigating Wikileaks . "I've alre...


Sudan army ruler says talks over civil rule suspended for 72 hours

Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) on Thursday announced suspension of talks with the major opposition forces for 72 hours. He demanded that protes...


U.S. Senator Warren calls for federal laws protecting abortion access

Mary Ziegler, a law professor at Florida State University, said the court may shy away from addressing the bitterly divisive issue for the moment. "But this...


Germany, Netherlands stop training Iraqi soldiers as tensions rise between US-Iran

The source said the United States believes Iran's role was one of actively encouraging militants but indicated the United States does not now have evidenc...


US, Russia 'share same objective' on North Korea: Mike Pompeo

Despite being at odds on that issue, Pompeo added, the USA and Russian Federation should work to ease the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela. Pompeo later said...


New York mayor threatens to fine Trump Organization over pollution

Buildings that fail to meet the marks will be punished by major fines. "Cut your emissions or we'll cut something you really care about". City officials estimat...


Official Cause Of The 'Camp Fire' Released By Cal Fire

Flames consumed more than 150,000 acres of land and destroyed more than 18,800 structures. The fire killed 85 people and nearly completely incinerated the...


Window cleaners rescued from skyscraper after ordeal in out-of-control lift

Several windows of the building were broken as the scaffold swung around. Macy said firefighters secured the scaffold with ropes as it dangled from a crane,...


United States refuses to endorse Jacinda Ardern's 'Christchurch Call' to tackle online extremism

Anyone who commits one of several major infractions under Facebook rules-for example by linking to pro-terrorism propaganda-will now be banned from using Face...


Guard who detained school shooting suspect opened fire

Erickson, 18, and a juvenile student identified by police as a female but who identifies as a male, are accused of entering the school with handguns and shoot...


Britain concerned at reports Iran jailed woman for spying for UK

Esmaili did not identify the suspect by name or gender. Ms Amiri's case bears similarities to that of British-Iranian dual national Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe,...


At least 1 Muslim killed in riots: Sri Lankan minister

The latest rioting came three weeks after a string of suicide bomb attacks against three Christian churches and three luxury hotels, leaving 258 people dead and...


Huawei offers to sign a no-spy agreement with governments

Huawei may be facing an executive order this week that lays the groundwork for U.S. companies being barred from working with the Chinese telecom company. He sa...


Don't force democracy on Venezuela, Russia tells US

KIM: Yes, he did. "I hope that we can find places where we have overlapping interests and can truly begin to build out strong relationships", Pompeo said, cit...


Viral Video captures police shooting of Black woman who yells she’s pregnant

Police said as the officer has handcuffing the woman, she was able to grab the Taser away from the officer and tased him. Then he shoots - rapidly, five times. ...


Felicity Huffman pleads guilty in college admissions scandal

She will also pay a $20,000 fine. It is possible that Huffman will get electronic monitoring and not actual prison time. Huffman's sentencing is scheduled f...


United Kingdom government still preparing for 'no deal' Brexit - May's spokesman

It will be the fourth time that the House of Commons votes on May's Brexit deal, after rejecting it in each prior vote. Both May and Labour leader Jeremy Corb...


Burmese pilot lands plane on rear wheels after landing gear jams

When a flock of birds knocked out both engines of a US Airways jet on January 15, 2009, Captain Sully Sullenberger managed to put the plane down in the ice-co...


US Treasury Chief to Plan for Trade Meeting in China Soon

The Dow Jones Industrial Average and major indexes were up Tuesday after a heavy sell-off Monday, as jitters over the escalating trade war intensified. The newe...


Jimmy Carter Breaks Hip, Recovering After Surgery

He is hopeful the state will allow him to roll over the unused limit to next season. The milestone came despite a cancer diagnosis more than three years ear...


Thousands of People March for Palestine in London

The National Demonstration for Palestine followed a week-long exchange of air raids and rockets that killed at least 25 Palestinians and four Israelis . Pale...


Alabama Senate bans almost all abortions, including rape cases

Supporters said the bill is intentionally created to conflict with the US Supreme Court's landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision legalising abortion nationally....


Oil prices jump on drone attack on Saudi Aramco facilities

Mr Motahhari told FARS news agency: "The US military forces" deployment in the Persian Gulf is more of the nature of psychological warfare. Impeding the global ...


President Trump speaks out against Mueller probe as Barr assigns investigator

Barr angered Democrats last month when he echoed language used by Trump's allies in saying he shared concerns about "spying" on Trump's campaign. Durham , ...


Donald Trump Jr. Agrees to Senate Committee Interview

Under the agreement, according to the Times , Trump Jr. will speak to the committee for two-four hours in mid-June. CNN's Manu Raju reported that they agre...


Texas officer shoots woman who said she was pregnant: Latest updates

According to a Baytown Police department spokesperson, Turner had outstanding warrants for her arrest. In the video, which is circulating on social media, T...


Sir Michael Fallon urges Theresa May to end Brexit talks with Labour

Cabinet discussed on Tuesday what might happen if the talks fail, including a "Plan B" to hold a series of votes in parliament on possible Brexit options, May...


Deepest ever dive made by man into the Mariana trench unearths plastic

U.S. man Victor Vescovo broke the record for the deepest dive ever in a submarine at a depth of 11 kilometres to the Mariana Trench . A total of four dives...