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Michael Cohen Disputes Report Claiming Prague Visit

The Steele dossier , which originally made the claim that Cohen met with Russians in Prague , makes numerous claims about Trump and Russia that have not been...


Magnitude 5.8 earthquake rattles Indonesia's West Papua

The epicentre of the quake was on land near the city of Manokwari at a depth of 55km. The Indonesian meteorological agency said it did not have the potential ...


Trump uses killing of police officer to call again for border wall

The Stanislaus County Sheriff is now leading the investigation into this homicide and have stated the name of the suspect as well as his date of birth have no...


Trump digs in as govt shutdown continues

They singled out Nancy Pelosi, who is set to become the speaker of the House of Representatives next week, when the Democrats will take over majority control of...


Japan to resume commercial whaling in July

The Japanese government announced Wednesday their withdrawal from the International Whaling Commission (IWC ), which put a moratorium on commercial whaling ...


Boy dies after Yemeni mom fought US travel ban to reach him

But then a hospital social worker reached out to the Council on American-Islamic Relations, which sued on December 16, said Basim Elkarra, executive director of...


Bangladesh opposition leader expects victory if vote is fair

Zia's BNP boycotted the 2014 polls. The Awami League leader won a landslide victory in 2008 and the BNP boycotted the 2014 election - saying it was not free...


Bahrain confirms ongoing work of its embassy in Syria

The reopening of the United Arab Emirates embassy in Damascus is the most visible step so far of efforts to return Syria to the diplomatic arena. Gulf Ara...


Dems, Trump Trade Blame as Shutdown Slogs into 2nd Weekend

He tweeted Thursday evening that Democrats may be able to block him now, "but we have the issue, Border Security". Senate Republicans approved that compromise...


How Sheffield 'aviation nut' broke news of Donald Trump's secret Iraq trip

Not so secret: Donald Trump addresses President Donald Trump speaks to U.S. troops Al Asad Air Base in Iraq. It was meant to be a secret trip to visit troop...


Flights suspended at Hannover airport in Germany after car incident today

Hanover airport is now closed to flights after a auto was reportedly driven through a gate near to a runway, German police say. Police alleged the man was und...


China Releases Canadian Teacher Detained for Job Violation

Previously, Canadians Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig were detained on "activities that endangered China's national security", Chinese Foreign Ministry spok...


Former vice state security minister sentenced to life for graft

Billionaire businessman Guo Wengui speaks during an interview in NY. Investigators revealed in court proceedings that Ma had accepted roughly $15.8 million ...


Richard Overton, America's Oldest Man and WWII Veteran, Dies at 112

In 1940, Overton joined the Army as a member of the 188th Engineer Aviation Battalion. Richard Overton was 35-years-old when the Japanese attacked Pearl H...


No embassy move announced as Brazil's Bolsonaro hosts Israel's Netanyahu

Netanyahu had told reporters on his flight to Brazil that "you can be certain I will speak with him about that in our first meeting". Unlike many other news org...


China Encourages World to Embrace Death Penalty for Drug Crimes

The timing of the case could intensify Sino-Canadian tensions after Canada's allies called on China to release the three detained Canadians following Meng's rel...


Sen. Feinstein: Border Custody Deaths Illustrate 'Widespread Abuse of Children'

Padilla says Agustin Gomez told him Felipe wasn't sick when they were detained at the U.S. -Mexico border on December 18 or in the five days to follow. Catarina...


Tsunami threat after 6.9-magnitude natural disaster strikes southern Philippines

The quake struck 193km east of the city of General Santos, the USGS said, with a depth of 59km. Meanwhile in Indonesia, bad weather and a massive ash column h...


Indonesia Reroutes All Flights as Volcano Alert Level Raised

In a statement, Indonesia's air-traffic control agency AirNav said on Thursday: " All flights are rerouted due to Krakatau volcano ash on red alert ". He adde...


WashPost: Dems Spurn Trump's $2.5B Counter on Border Wall Funding

He later reduced that figure to $1.3 billion for border security funding. Meanwhile, Trump's approval rating in Morning Consult's polling just dipped below...


Boko Haram reportedly takes control of Baga after attack on military base

It was reported that the Nigerian Army confirmed the attack but said it repelled the terrorists. Troops from the two bases withdrew to another naval base at F...


Protests erupt in Congo over presidential election delays

Tedros said that the United Nations agency and its partners were continuing to respond to the Ebola outbreak in the North Kivu and Ituri provinces. The sta...


Egypt 's 2 ex-presidents appear in the same courtroom

It is the first time Mubarak and Morsi have faced each other in court. The 90-year-old Mubarak, whose almost three-decade rule was ended by a popular uprising...


Mattis wishes troops 'Merry Christmas' ahead of departure

Although Mattis planned to step down at the end of February, the president announced Sunday that Deputy Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan would be takin...


Trump Claims Most Furloughed Government Workers Are 'Democrats'

The partial government shutdown will nearly certainly be handed off to a divided government to solve in the new year, as both parties traded blame Friday and ...


California officer killed by man in USA illegally

The sheriff also said that no motive had been established in this week's killing. "This suspect, unlike Ron who immigrated into this country lawfully and lega...


2 dead after bomb strikes tourist bus near Egypt’s Giza pyramids

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast. "The bus deviated from the route secured by the security forces", Madbouly told Extra News TV. S...


Rahul urges Modi to stop photo ops, help miners trapped in Meghalaya

Dozens of emergency workers have since been racing against time to rescue the miners from a 106 metre (330-foot) shaft. National Disaster Relief Force (NDRF) di...


Young Girl Responds to Trump Question About Her Belief in Santa Claus

One of the callers patched through to the president was 7-year-old Collman Lloyd of Lexington, South Carolina. The boy's side of the conversation was muted. A...


Trump is the third American president to visit Iraq

Trump has been routinely criticized for his relationship with USA military, including in an article by NBC News that prematurely claimed that Trump would b...


Bright, flashing light spotted above New York City; Transformer explosion reported

NYPD Chief of Department Terence Monahan told CBS New York there were no injuries as a result of the explosion. An explosion at a Con Edison facility in As...


Michelle Obama Named 'Most Admired Woman' In Annual Gallup Survey

Michelle Obama was runner-up to Clinton on the list for the past three years, but she has been in the public eye lately with the publication of her bestselling...


Trump Claims Most Furloughed Government Workers 'Are Democrats'

Earlier this month, he said he would be "proud to shut down the government " over wall funding. The shutdown impacted nine departments of the government...


Trump surprises USA troops in Iraq

Pundits who bemoaned President Donald Trump wasn't visiting troops overseas on Christmas lamented when he did so, accusing him of revealing identities of Navy...


Saudi King Salman orders government reshuffle, FM Jubeir replaced

Many - including the US Senate and Central Intelligence Agency - point to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman as the person responsible for the assassination, th...