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Asian countries denounce threat of global trade war

It would become another factor for the Federal Reserve to consider as it decides how quickly to raise interest rates. According to He Maochun, an global relat...


Donald Trump Admits His Son Met Russian Lawyer, Says "Totally Legal"

Sekulow also supported Trump's tweet on Sunday asserting there was nothing illegal about a controversial 2016 Trump Tower meeting aimed at getting dirt on D...


At least three dead after 6.4 magnitude quake strikes Indonesia's Lombok island

No tsunami alert was issued, said Hary Tirto Djatmiko, spokesman for Indonesia's geophysics and meteorology agency, but more than more than 40 aftershocks wer...


All eyes on 'right-hand man' as Manafort trial resumes

Gates, who already pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy against the United States and one count of lying to federal investigators, is the prosecution's st...


PG&E worker killed in Carr Fire, seven wildfire death

Pacific Gas and Electric spokesperson Melissa Subbotin said the worker sustained fatal injuries in a vehicle-related accident Saturday on the western edge of th...


Officials in Virginia fear dam will collapse as heavy rain forces evacuations

EMERGENCY evacuations have been ordered in a city of 80,000 people over fears a dam is about to burst. Officials in Lynchburg said it could be at least 24 h...


7.0 earthquake hits popular tourist island in Indonesia

A strong natural disaster struck Indonesia's popular tourist island of Lombok on August 5, killing at least three people, one week after another quake in the sa...


Joseph Pappas kills himself when police confront him

When police searched Pappas' home on Tuesday, officers found an extensive intelligence file he had put together on Hausknecht, which included detailed informati...


Sarah Huckabee Sanders refuses to say media not 'enemy of the people'

Acosta , and the commander in chief's supporters showed no signs of softening this week when its chief White House correspondent arrived at the Florida State ...


20 people killed after old-time plane crashes in Swiss Alps, authorities say

Police said the aircraft crashed into the mountain's western flank about 2,540 meters (8,330 feet) above sea level. The cause of the crash, which occurred hou...


US court orders Trump administration to fully reinstate DACA program

But in April , the court ruled that DHS's legal judgment on DACA was subject to a court review and was "aribitrary and capricious because (a) DHS's legal judgm...


New social media 'game' asks teens to hurt, kill themselves

A disturbing new social media "game" is circulating on apps like Facebook, YouTube and WhatsApp. Authorities in Spain also took to Twitter to warn teens: ...


Chinese Police Remove Professor During Broadcast of VOA Program

The detention of prominent activist Sun Wenguang as he gave a live interview in China is a disturbing example of how the authorities are determined to silence d...


Finding Deported Parents Should Be Someone Else's Job

U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw said it was "unacceptable" that the government has located only 12 or 13 parents out of close to 500 who have been removed fro...


12-year-old Chinese girl abducted from United States airport

Afterward, officers say they walked together to the arrivals area before leaving the airport. Virginia State Police say the suspect is an Asian female, approxim...


Feeling sidelined, Israel’s Druze protest Jewish nation bill

The government says the bill merely enshrines the country's existing character, but critics say it undercuts Israel's democratic values and marginalizes the cou...


Mom accused of killing daughter had been previously cleared

She was taken to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead. Police Chief Brian Dugan said , "We're going to have to figure out what her mindset was that...


Omarosa Says Trump Is Suffering From Undeniable 'Mental Decline'

In her book, Manigault-Newman writes that "throughout this erratic and contradictory interview, I kept thinking, 'Oh no!" According to the Daily Mail's exce...


Iran starts naval drills in Persian Gulf

Iran is expected to stage a major military exercise in the Persian Gulf in the next two days, perceived to be aimed at demonstrating its ability to close a s...


Man in Yellowstone bison video arrested on wildlife harassment charge

The man continues to taunt the bison until it turns around and charges him. The man did not appear to be injured as he yelled at the animal and it charged. ...


Maajid Nawaz: Jeremy Corbyn "Wilfully Ignorant" In Anti-Semitism Article

In an article for the Guardian , he said anti-Semitism was a "real problem" that Labour was "working to overcome". "And I accept that if any part of our nat...


Drones armed with explosives detonated during Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's speech

The moment Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro's speech was interrupted by approaching drones laden with explosives was captured on video. Footage broadcas...


New Zealand PM back to work after maternity leave

Her partner Clarke Grayford and Neve will move from their home in Auckland to Wellington this weekend. As she prepared to go back to work in the capital, W...


Helicopters rescue stranded Australian climber from New Zealand peak

The Australian Army soldier has been described as being in "good spirits" despite the time spent in freezing temperatures, 50-60 km winds and heavy snow at ...


Saudi-led coalition says Houthis behind attack in Hodeidah

The Wall Street Journal reported in June that the U.S. military is helping the Saudi-led coalition to " fine-tune " its list of targets in Hodeida, reportedly...


Manafort’s Overseas Funds Unknown to His Accountant

Gates, who pleaded guilty this year to financial fraud and lying to federal authorities, is crucial to the outcome of the trial . Every witness brought forth...


At peak of European heatwave, Portugal battles wildfire, power outage

In Portugal temperatures topped a record 45 degrees in Alvega, 150 kilometres north of Lisbon, last week. Seeking to prevent more deaths after 114 people were...


Woman fined $210 for wearing burqa in Denmark under new law

As of Wednesday, wearing a full-face veil, or a niqab, which shows the eyes, carries an 1,000 Kroner charge. She chose the latter . After police were called,...


Russian Federation helicopter crash: Horror smash 'kills 18 with no survivors' in Siberia

Such incidents are common in Siberia and eastern Russian Federation, where helicopters are required to cover vast distances. The dead were working for a subsi...


Momentum withdraws support for Labour member after ‘deeply insensitive’ remarks

Today Labour tried to defend the comments but they have added fuel to the anti-Semitism row that is engulfing the party. As well as the 2010 Holocaust Memor...


Facebook Removes 32 Pages, Accounts Deemed Fake

While the social media giant did not identify the sources of the misleading information, the Congress member who had been briefed by the company regarding the...


Redding Home Loss Tops 1000; Mendocino Complex Still Growing

A 2016 University of Wisconsin study by John T. Abatzoglou and A. Park Williams titled "Impact of anthropogenic climate change on wildfire across western Unit...


Ivanka Trump says media not the enemy as dad bashes press again

She also broke with her father's criticism of the media, saying she didn't feel they were the enemy of the people although she did understand concerns. The pr...


Department of Defense Begins Identifying Remains Returned From North Korea

Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency analyst John Byrd, as quoted by The Post . Resting inside coffins wrapped in US flags, the remains arrived from South kor...


USA sanctions Russia's Agrosoyuz bank for North Korea dealings

The U.N. experts said illicit ship-to-ship transfers of petroleum products in global waters had "increased in scope, scale and sophistication". At the same ...