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Disappointed' South Africa summons US envoy for Donald Trump tweet

The website of the U.S. embassy in South Africa was unavailable as of 9:30 pm local time, showing only the notification it was " experiencing technical diffic...


Brush Fire Spreads on Maui as Hurricane Lane Approaches Hawaii

Forecasters said the centre of the storm will move close to or over parts of Hawaii's main islands late Friday, bringing unsafe surf of six meters. The unsafe...


California congressman charged with funds misuse suggests wife to blame

Ryan said in a statement the charges are "deeply serious" and Hunter would be "removed from his committee assignments pending the resolution of this matter". ...


Iowa college student died of 'sharp force injuries,' autopsy finds

Tibbetts' suspected killer, 24-year-old Cristhian Rivera , led officials to her body, police announced on Tuesday. "Lw enforcement remains absolutely confi...


We have to understand U.S. needs in Afghanistan, says Foreign Minister

After his election victory last month, Imran Khan had said Pakistan was ready to respond positively to any effort towards dialogue with India. In an unusual m...


Australia: Scott Morrison to replace ousted Malcolm Turnbull as prime minister

Hitherto infuriating, inexplicable and ridiculous, the Liberal leadership crisis last night turned sordid, absurd and pathetic as one of the two major institu...


22 children killed in Saudi-led air strike in Yemen

The UN's humanitarian chief, Mark Lowcock, confirmed on Friday that a coalition airstrike on Thursday had killed 22 children and four women who were trying to e...


Court clears road for Mnangagwa’s inauguration, Chamisa loses case

Meanwhile, Nelson Chamisa of the opposition MDC Alliance has told supporters before today's ruling that "Mnangagwa is illegitimate" and the opposition outfit ...


Trump cancels North Korea visit

Pompeo was scheduled to travel to North Korea for the fourth time next week to discuss plans to end Pyongyang's nuclear weapons program. State Department offi...


The Aftermath of the Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen News

Duncan, an ardent Trump supporter who was nonetheless swayed by the sheer amount of evidence the prosecutors possessed, said that the jury deliberations were ...


Arkansas Toddlers Survive For Days Without Food And Water in Wrecked Car

He said the authorities were not sure when the crash occurred but believed it may have been Friday. Hot, hungry, exhausted and scratched all over, the boy wan...


Taiwan loses El Salvador to China in fresh diplomatic setback

Beijing has been using its economic clout to peel away worldwide support for the democratically-ruled island, leaving it with only 17 diplomatic allies around t...


Iran says US doesn't dare to attack Iran

The president said Iran's circumstances necessitate increased efforts for strengthening its military power . "This is peace-seeking, because we don't want war ...


Uganda Afrobeats MP rearrested, charged with treason in civilian court

A limping Bobi Wine , who was evidently in pain had to be assisted to walk out of the courtroom into an awaiting auto. Fondly known as "the Ghetto President"...


Meeting between senior Russian, US security officials lasted for over five hours

Before arriving in Switzerland, Bolton spent three days in Israel , where the question of Iran , including its presence in Syria , was high on the agenda. Un...


Facebook Shuts Down Hundreds of Fake Pages Related to Russian Federation and Iran

In all, Facebook says it has removed 652 pages, groups and accounts for "coordinated inauthentic behavior". However, two others, "Elizabeth Tacher" (@Beth...


NI businesses told to contact Irish Government in event of no deal

He said: "We are working constructively and at full speed 24/7, seven days a week to reach an agreement". "No-deal would be a catastrophic failure of the UK...


Reality Winner, leaker of secret US Russian hacking report, gets 5 years

Winner, of Georgia, who mailed a secret US report to a news organization faces the "longest sentence " ever behind bars for a federal crime involving leaks t...


Sessions hits back at Trump over Justice Department criticism

Trump's latest complaints about Sessions - from whom he has kept an icy distance for months out of frustration about the Russian Federation inquiry - are that...


DNC Notified of Attempt to Hack Voter Database

The Democratic party has admitted that what it first thought was a malicious attempt to hack the party's massive voter information file turned out to be just ...


Kerala floods: Modi govt criticised for rejecting $100m aid offer

However, the final verdict in this regard will be taken by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA). Jogging his memory, Shivshankar Menon, former national secu...


Trump honors federal immigration officials at White House

Trump was speaking to a crowd of officers from US Immigration and Customs Enforcement and US Customs and Border Protection , which he mistakenly referred to ...


Education Department Seriously Considering Funding for Armed Teachers in Schools

In March, the House passed the STOP School Violence Act, which authorized $50 million in Department of Justice grants for schools to increase security and beef ...


British aid worker temporarily released from Iran jail

As a condition of the furlough , Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been barred from conducting any interviews with the media, can not visit the grounds of any foreign emba...


Ex-Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort guilty on 8 charges

Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG has said it had paid Cohen almost $1.2 million in a consulting deal; USA telecommunications company AT&T Inc. said it made payment...


No-deal Brexit preparations are 'sensible precautions' says No 10

Just 13 per cent said they would go for a deal agreed by the government, while eight per cent said they would not vote. Those surveyed by Sky News found that ...


South Africa hits back at Trump over land seizure tweet

The tweet also appeared to echo a commonly held belief of white nationalists that sees the murder of white farmers in South Africa as a "genocide". Fox News h...


Saudi female activist faces beheading

She is now on trial at a secretive terrorism court where the charges against her include "incitement to protest" and "providing moral support to rioters", the c...


IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi resurfaces and urges 'jihad'

The 54-minute audio entitled "Give Glad Tidings to the Patient" was released by the extremist group's central media arm, al-Furqan Foundation on Wednesday eveni...


Taiwan loses another diplomatic ally as El Salvador switches to Beijing

Shortly ahead of this diplomatic reversal, US Senator Marco Rubio, Congress's top China-basher, tweeted that if El Salvador went ahead with its switching of t...


Chinese 'projects will not go on': Mahathir blasts Najib's 'stupidity'

On Tuesday, Mahathir told reporters that plans for the $20 billion East Coast Rail Link project and a natural gas pipeline project in Sabah would be halted, e...


Facebook Is Silently Scoring People On Whether Or Not They're Trustworthy

A user's trustworthiness score is strictly an internal rating that only Facebook employees see. Users are ranked on a scale of zero to one, though that'...


ACT senator Zed Seselja resigns position to support Peter Dutton

The Labor Party has been testing the Government's resolve in the Parliament. Should he put his name forward, he is likely to take some of those who are now in...


Trump keeps up attacks on Mueller probe following McGahn revelation

Anybody needing that much time when they know there is no Russian Collusion is just someone.looking for trouble. But he said for short-term voter consumpti...


Aftershock hits Venezuela following biggest quake since 1900

But the quake's depth - 76.5 miles (123 km) below the surface - appeared to have mitigated the damage. Seismologist Lucy Jones, a research associate with the ...