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Beijing strongly opposes China-related content in new USA defence act

On Monday, Trump called the measure "the most significant investment in our military in our war fighters in modern history", saying he was "very proud to be a...


British pound sterling dropped against euro and dollar

Amid a lack of fresh drivers, concerns about how the Brexit process could impact Britain's economic outlook continued to keep pressure on Sterling on Monday. ...


Demonetisation's mention missing in PM Modi's Independence Day Speech

He recalled former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's line "Kashmiriyat, Jamhooriyat, Insaniyat " (eclectic Kahmiri culture, democracy and humaneness) and...


Iraq only abides by part of USA sanctions on Iran: PM

On August 10 Iraq's Central Bank has notified to the commercial banks on the ban of dollar transactions with the Iranian credit companies. On Sunday, Iranian ...


Worst flood in a century kills 43 in India's Kerala

India Meteorological Department has issued red alert (heavy to very heavy rainfall in most places) for Wayanad, Kozhikode, Kannur, Kasargode, Malappuram, Palak...


Air quality at 'unhealthy' level for Portland metro area due to wildfires

Air circulation patterns are bringing in smoke from wildfires in California and OR to the south, Canadian wildfires to the north , and the Maple Fire on the...


Trump wants to strip security clearances from Obama intel officials

Unfortunately though, if Trump does decide to go through with it, there isn't much Congress can do since it is "in purview of the executive branch", as Ryan e...


Turnbull and Shorten unite to condemn controversial Fraser Anning speech

Instead Mr Katter backed the comments and called for cuts to Australia's migrant intake, including from the Middle East and Africa. The Morning Herald recou...


Spain and Italy refuse new Aquarius-rescued migrants

The Aquarius , run by Franco-German charity SOS Mediterranee and Doctors without Borders (MSF), picked up the people in two separate operations and is in wor...


Defense Rests In Paul Manafort Case Without Calling Him Or Other Witnesses

He explained that Manafort's lawyers will ask why their client is looking at the prospect of spending the rest of his life in prison, while Gates may serve litt...


Panic as Promenade Collapses at Spanish Music Festival

Witnesses reported scenes of panic as people tried to scramble to safety. Authorities have confirmed that 313 people were injured in the collapse. A boy g...


China rejects allegations of detaining million Uighurs in camps

She expressed her concerns over reports that Beijing had "turned the Uygur autonomous region into something that resembles a massive internment camp ". "Pl...


United States report lists more than 300 'predator' priests

The near-900-page report is the result of one of the largest United States investigations into sexual abuse in the Catholic church. Mizic says in his case, ...


Thousands mourn Yemeni children killed by coalition air strike

Faisal also celebrated the condemnation of global organizations and the United Nations to that crime, and called on these entities to form an independent an...


Orean leaders to hold third summit in Pyongyang

Citing an unidentified South Korean official, the Kookmin Ilbo newspaper reported earlier on Monday that the next summit could be held as soon as late August. T...


At least 35 people killed in Genoa bridge collapse: Italian police

At least 35 people were killed when a motorway bridge collapsed in torrential rains yesterday morning in the northern Italian port city of Genoa, and the deputy...


2, including Chinese tourist, killed in Kenya hippo attack

Mr Chang Ming Chuang , 66, was pronounced dead on arrival at the Naivasha District Hospital. A Taiwanese tourist was killed over the weekend in Kenya, bitten...


Calgary ranks fourth in The Economist's list of most livable cities

Taipei has moved up two places in the rankings of the world's most livable cities to 58th place, according to the 2018 Economist Intelligence Unit's (EIU) Glo...


Mattis: 'I Was Not Against Setting up a Space Force'

Actions by US adversaries make it clear that space is already a warfighting domain, the vice president said. However, to create something like this from tru...


New Mexico compound boy 'died during ritual ceremony'

They presented evidence of the firearms training done by Siraj Ibn Wahhaj and described a compound fortified by old tires and wooden pallets. Clark said his c...


At least 39 killed in Syrian weapons storage explosion in Idlib

The Observatory said women and children were among those killed. Rescue workers used bulldozers to remove rubble and get people out of two damaged buildings. ...


Trump tweets on London 'terrorist attack' as investigation gets underway

Witness Jason Williams said the vehicle hit a barrier on a lane used for access to the parliament building with force. There was nobody else in the vehicle an...


Air quality unhealthy in Spokane, North Idaho on Monday

All others should limit prolonged or heavy activity and time spent outdoors. Run an air conditioner, set it to re-circulate and close the fresh-air intake. Th...


Democrats' hopes to take House could stumble in Minnesota

Bush in 2010 which Democrats tried to do". The sarcasm-dripping tweet aside, Trump's interest in Democrats backing the House minority leader is likely genui...


Iranian president heads to Kazakhstan for Caspian states summit

He added, "This convention completely bans the presence of foreign warships in this sea and this is a key issue for the national security of its littoral state...


Ivanka Trump, administration mark anniversary of Charlottesville riot

Far-right groups are holding another rally Sunday, dubbed "Unite the Right 2", this time in the nation's capital. In agreement with Mia Farrow, other Twitter...


Trump campaign says Omarosa job offer wasn't 'hush money'

The problem? Many senior advisors were not aware of the photoshoot, and they ultimately banned her from sharing any of the images. Donald Trump presented th...


Get paid to hang out with cats and live in paradise

When Joan Bowell posted the job offer on Facebook on August 5 she was not expecting to be deluged by respondents. Here is the full listing and check out t...


Florida Man Charged With Manslaughter In ‘Stand Your Ground’ Case

The shooting death of Markeis McGlockton in a dispute about a parking spot had become an issue in this year's elections, with Democrats calling for changes - ...


Trump signs defense bill named for John McCain

The signing ceremony also fulfilled Mr. Trump's promise to provide more certainty for military funding, after years of budget "sequestration" caps under Preside...


Man flies plane into own home after assaulting wife in nearby canyon

Deputies confirmed the pilot, 47-year-old Duane Youd , died in the crash. At 7:30 p.m., the night before, Youd had been arrested for assaulting his wife and ...


Trudeau: Canada will not back down from criticism of Saudi Arabia

The Saudi Foreign Ministry announced on Friday that 15,000 Canadians were living in a "safe society" in Saudi Arabia. The Trudeau government has provided plen...


Jeremy Corbyn admits being present at wreath-laying for terror group

Pressed on the point, Corbyn answered: "I was present when it was laid, I don't think I was actually involved in it". The left-wing politician - a longtime cr...


Taliban launch sustained attack on Afghan city - scores reported dead and injured

Local television station 1TV says the number of fatalities has risen to more than 100, but there is no official confirmation. The city of about 140,000 peop...


WWE wrestler Jim Neidhart dead: 'The Anvil' dies aged 63

He married into the Hart Family when he Wednesday Stu's daughter, Ellie , and came to the WWE when it purchased Stu Hart's Calgary Stampede Wrestling in th...