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Former Malaysian PM Najib Razak Charged with Money Laundering

Malaysia's former prime minister Najib Razak arrives in court in Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia August 8, 2018. On the three charges, Najib was alleged to have rec...


Infowars app surges in popularity after tech platforms move against Alex Jones

Regarding what does constitute a violation of Twitter's rules, Dorsey said "any sort of violent speech - encouragement toward violence, harassment - is directly...


Israeli strike kills 2 Hamas militants in disputed area

The Israeli military said it had retaliated against gunfire aimed at its troops by militants. The military said the tank responded to shots fired at soldiers ...


United Nations chief ‘saddened' over devastation caused by natural disaster in Indonesia

Thousands of homes and buildings were damaged and those displaced camped wherever they could - in sports fields and on roadsides, cobbling together ramshackle ...


Another big quake hits Lombok

The Indonesian island of Lombok was shaken by a third big natural disaster in little more than a week Thursday as an official said the death toll from an earl...


Twitter CEO defends decision not to ban Alex Jones, Infowars

Jones is now being sued by the parents of Sandy Hook victims for claiming the 2012 mass school shooting was a hoax. The massacre resulted in the deaths of ove...


Dozens killed, including children on a bus, in Yemen air strikes

He said the rebels have "ballistic missiles threatening our national security, Saudi cities and villages on the border". The western-backed coalition fighting...


Pence outlines plan for new Space Force by 2020

Pence said the initial request from Congress would be for 8 billion dollars over five years to be included in the defense spending budget for the fiscal year 2...


Weather forecast: United Kingdom to stay warm until October in 'Indian Summer'

The heaviest downpours in the East of England are likely to hit Essex and Suffolk, before thundery rain moves eastwards after midnight with most parts dry by da...


Russian PM: Georgia joining North Atlantic Treaty Organisation will be a catastrophe

Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev holds a meeting at his Gorki residence today. Medvedev warned that NATO's attempt to embrace Georgia could have catastrophic co...


Credibility of star witness questioned as Gates wraps testimony at Manafort trial

Gates pleaded guilty in February to conspiracy and making false statements in exchange for his testimony against Manafort and cooperation with the Special Couns...


Rescuers struggling to reach those affected by Indonesia quake

The tremor came a week after a shallow 6.4-magnitude quake hit Lombok , killing 17 people and damaging hundreds of buildings. It was the second such qu...


Woman Seriously Injured as Over 150 Gaza Terror Rockets Fired at Israel

A total of 12 people including the seven Swedes were arrested by Israel which intercepted the boat in global waters. "What is required is for calm to be restore...


After Devastating Sunday, 5.9-Magnitude Quake Jolts Indonesia's Lombok

Another 1447 people have been injured and 165,003 displaced. It was not immediately clear whether the latest tremor was a new quake or the strongest of the hu...


Britons split over Boris Johnson’s burka comments

In his article , Johnson said he opposed a ban on face-covering veils, but added that it was "absolutely ridiculous that people should choose to go around look...


Forensic Accountant Next Up in Manafort Trial as Gates Ends Testimony

Gates' earlier testimony on Tuesday, meanwhile, centered on how Ukrainian businessmen paid Manafort for his consultancy work. After Downing asked Gates Wednes...


Indonesia natural disaster: Lombok rocked by third tremor in a week

The most powerful one struck on Sunday in the northern region of Lombok with a magnitude of 7.0 which has left tens of thousands homeless and 227 dead, rescue...


Argentina Senate rejects measure to legalize abortion

The issue has divided the homeland of Pope Francis. Thousands of pro and anti-abortion protesters in rival colours gathered in heavy rain outside Congress in ...


China successfully tests first hypersonic aircraft capable of carrying nuclear-weapons

Launched in a rocket, China's waverider was released in the air after about 10mins. During its maiden fight, the wedge-shaped Xingkong ascended to an altitu...


Former Trump campaign staffer admits financial crimes

The defense in the trial of Paul Manafort went on the attack Tuesday against the government's star witness , Rick Gates . Gates also worked on the campaign....


Mossad killed Syrian chemical weapons chief, claims New York Times

Syrian press reports blamed Israel's Mossad intelligence agency for the killing and said Asbar had survived two previous assassination attempts, also by Isra...


Osama bin Laden's mother says her son was 'brainwashed'

Hamza is the son of one of Osama bin Laden's three surviving wives, Khairiah Sabar, who was living with her husband in a compound in Abbottabad, near a large Pa...


PTI to officially nominate Imran Khan as PM

These constituencies include Lahore's NA-131 constituency from where according to unofficial results PTI chairman Imran Khan has defeated former railways minist...


OH 12th Congressional District Special Election Results

The victor will fill the seat previously held by Pat Tiberi, a nine-term Republican incumbent who resigned to take a job with an OH business group. Flynn, 43, s...


Sen. Rand Paul: Russian lawmakers agree to visit U.S.

At the beginning of July, a group of USA senators met with Russian officials ahead of the Helsinki summit between Trump and Putin. "I think this is incredibly...


Great white shark snaps at MA biologist's feet

Later in the morning the Conservancy posted that the shark researchers tagged a 12-foot shark off Monomoy, the eighth this season. "Did you see that?" "Oh! ...


D.C. Transit Scraps Idea For White Nationalist Train After Union Complaints

A Unite The Right rally will take place in Washington, D.C. on August 12 and to prepare, D.C. Metro is considering providing white nationalists separate train...


Parents jailed for selling son to Paedophiles

Berrin Taha and Christian Lais, both German nationals, stand accused of rape, aggravated sexual assault of children, forced prostitution and distribution of c...


United States sets date for additional China tariffs

Chinese President Xi Jinping appeared to relent in ratcheting up trade tensions, suggesting China may reduce tariffs on US auto exports to China. A June 15 list...


Bayelsa DSS director appointed acting DG

Although there's no local law requiring him to step down, APC stalwarts insist Saraki must resign since the ruling party still has majority in the Senate and ou...


Hail at Colorado Springs Zoo Injures 8 People, Kills 3 Animals

Large hailstones injured at least eight people at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo . A hailstorm at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado Springs, Colorado, left 14 people ...


Mollie Tibbetts search: Police investigating 'hundreds' of leads

Cheney said he has never seen Tibbetts before and said he doesn't really travel outside his property often. So far, investigators have not confirmed or denied...


Theresa May Urges Boris Johnson To Apologise After Burka Comments 'Caused Offence'

Writing in the Telegraph , the former foreign secretary criticised Denmark's ban on the burqa. He makes clear that he opposes the introduction of a similar ban...


US Ambassador’s vehicle attacked in Dhaka

The police , however, denied that they had fired rubber bullets or tear gas at the protesters. More than 100 people were injured as police fired rubber bulle...


Massive wildfire rages after becoming largest in California's history

The Mendocino Complex is the second fire to break records in California in as many years, following the Thomas Fire in December 2017 that destroyed 281,893 ...