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Democrats Schedule Vote to Hold William Barr in Contempt

Nor would it guarantee criminal charges against Barr. The redacted report, however, included dozens of instances of missing material, information Barr said de...


Death Toll From Powerful Cyclone Fani Reaches 29 People in India

The severe cyclonic storm Fani with a wind speed touching almost 200 kmph made landfall at Puri coast on May 3 wreaking havoc in Odisha . On Saturday, the cy...


Trump ratchets up pressure on China, threatens tariff hikes

Senate Majority Whip John Thune (R-S.D.), who met with Trump last week on the issue, said Monday evening he was anxious about the potential impact of Trump'...


Israel's Netanyahu slams global rise in anti-Semitism

Thousands of young Jews from across the globe joined the Holocaust survivors and politicians on Thursday for an annual Holocaust remembrance march in southern P...


Michael Cohen, president's former fixer, heads to prison

He added that he hoped that the country would be "in a place without xenophobia, injustice and lies at the helm of our country" at the end of his jail term. Tru...


U.S. to deploy forces in warning to Iran

The U.S.is rushing an aircraft carrier and other military resources to the Middle East after seeing Iranian troops and proxy forces making preparations for atta...


Second deadline for DOJ to give Congress full Mueller report expires

But with Trump resisting other congressional investigations, and testimony from Mueller likely on the horizon, the impeachment question seems unlikely to subsid...


US still sees 'path forward' in North Korea talks: Pompeo

We've known it wouldn't be straightforward. For example, it's unclear what kind of reaction the North Korean military hopes to elicit. "We're not going to t...


Trump stokes trade war with vow to raise China tariffs

Lu Xiang, an expert on China-US relations from the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, said Trump was pursuing a strategy of putting maximum pressure on Chin...


5-year-old girl abducted by 3 men in Texas, stepfather says

Police said it's believed the crime originated somewhere in north Houston . The license plates on the truck and the motive in the child's disappearance are u...


US Tightens Restrictions On Iran's Nuclear Programme

This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed. Iran, they said, continues to be in full compliance with the agreement's terms ...


Trump tweets that Chinese tariffs to jump to 25% this week

Both the U.S. and global firms have said they are being harmed by the trade war. Global equities tumbled and Treasury futures climbed on the news. He also t...


Joe Biden says Theresa May has expressed concern over US-UK relations

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke repeated his calls to impeach President Donald Trump and drew a distinction between himself and House Speaker Na...


Boeing knew about 737 Max problems before crash, did nothing

Still, when the MAX returns to service, all MAX production aircraft will have an activated and operable AOA Disagree alert and an optional angle of attack indic...


Brazil's far-right president nixes USA trip in face of protests

In a statement to Reuters and Brazilian media , his office blamed the decision on "the resistance and deliberate attacks by the Mayor of NY and the pressur...


Muslims in Southern California Prepare for Ramadan

In the video below, I sit down with Aniqa Nawabi, Executive Director of the Muslim Community Network , to discuss the basics of Ramadan and its significanc...


Trump threatens China with higher tariffs to reach trade deal

Any sign of an escalation in the months-long trade war is nearly sure to roil financial markets, which have reacted sensitively to developments in the talks bet...


Is Meghan Markle More Celebrity or Royalty?

As per the reports, the newest royal family member will arrive before the second week of this month and the same is speculated as Prince Charles and Camilla and...


Palestinians agree Gaza ceasefire: Hamas, Islamic Jihad sources

Tensions erupted on Friday following the killing of four Palestinians, two in an Israeli air raid on southern Gaza and two during the regime's live fire at an...


EU and Britain condemn U.S. oil and nuclear sanctions on Iran

Iran has said it will continue uranium enrichment and heavy water production despite U.S. pressure on the Islamic republic to end it. US President Donald Tru...


Stock futures plummet as Trump threatens to hike tariffs on China

Chinese officials are scheduled to meet their USA counterparts in Washington on Wednesday after meeting in Beijing last week for a round that Treasury Secretary...


Per Cent of Conservative Party Members Want Theresa May to Resign

On Saturday, former Conservative leader Iain Duncan Smith said a deal with Labour would not be legitimate. May's Conservatives lost more than a thousand sea...


Mueller Agrees To ‘Tentative’ Date To Testify Before House Judiciary, Democrat Says

Democrats have been demanding to hear from Mr. Mueller since a letter surfaced last week suggesting the special counsel thought Mr. Barr had misrepresented hi...


Papadopoulos doubts FBI was behind woman probing for Trump-Russia intelligence

Papadopoulos said that when academic and Federal Bureau of Investigation informant Stefan Halper - who he said he did not previously know - flew him to London...


Burning plane lands at Moscow airport; 1 death

Panicked passengers rushed to evacuate a burning Aeroflot plane at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport after the Sukhoi Superjet-100 made a fiery crash-landing at a s...


North Korea 'could be hit by starvation in MONTHS'

For its assessment , the WFP , one of only a few aid agencies with access to the country, gained widespread entry to farms, households, nurseries, and food di...


Graham asks Mueller if he wants to refute Barr testimony about call

Because of the recent uproar about the letter Mueller sent to Barr last month and Barr's testimony this week, the special counsel is being invited to make h...


Ramadan moon not sighted in Saudi Arabia

Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman, chairman of the Ruet-e-Hilal Committee, will preside over the meeting. Has the moon been sighted in Saudi Arabia? "The National Co...


Massive Afghanistan peace summit ends in Kabul

The Loya Jirga, or grand assembly, set out its recommendations and urged the government and the Taliban to "announce an immediate and permanent ceasefire with t...


Could the 'Hollywood Ripper' Be Responsible for 10 Murders?

Customer was a friend of actor Ashton Kutcher, who was Dating the night of the murder with the actor, as CBS reported. It was February 2001 and Kutcher was ...


Sri Lanka president Sirisena promises to `eradicate terrorism`, bring stability before election

Police suspect members of two previously little-known Islamist militant groups based in Sri Lanka - National Thawheedh Jamaath and Jammiyathul Millathu Ibrahi...


United Nations rights experts deeply concerned over Assange's "disproportionate sentence"

The case was adjourned until May 30 for a procedural hearing with a more substantial hearing planned for June 12. Judge Michael Snow said it would likely be...


Malaysia frees Vietnamese woman accused of poisoning North Korean leader’s half-brother

Confirming Huong's release on Friday, a Vietnam embassy translator told Reuters that she looked "happy" but couldn't give further details. After her sente...


Over a million evacuated as Cyclone Fani makes landfall in eastern India

About 10,000 villages and 52 towns in nine districts in the state were in the storm's path, forecasters said. (EPA/AAP) Street stores are destroyed as Cyclone ...


Trump attacks social media companies after Facebook bans

Both President Trump and his son on Friday sent Maria Bartiromo's post again that had a screenshot of Breitbart article titled "Facebook Blacklists Promin...