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KSA: Saudi media says Yemen rebels fired missiles at Mecca

The Yemeni government stressed on Tuesday the need to stop Houthis from suspending the distribution of aid in areas falling under their control, as Saudi Arabia...


Robert F. Smith Clears Debt Of Morehouse Graduates: DETAILS

In 2018, Forbes announced Smith as the richest Black person in America , topping Oprah Winfrey . His announcement stunned the students. Then the graduat...


USA announces 17 new espionage charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

Assange was previously indicted by a United States grand jury over his interactions in 2010 with Chelsea Manning , the former Army intelligence analyst who ...


NOAA predicts a ‘near-normal’ hurricane season. Here’s what that means

An average hurricane season produces 12 named storms, of which six become hurricanes , including three major hurricanes of category 3 or higher. Two of the h...


Trump to hold rally in Pennsylvania on heels of Biden's campaign launch

Trump boasted that tariffs he's levied on Chinese goods and other imports including steel and aluminum would bring in $100 billion to the U.S. Treasury. They've...


Kami Rita Sherpa climbs Mt Everest 24th time, creates another world record

Sherpa, now 49, for the first time achieved the feat of successfully setting his foot atop Mount Everest in 1994, and has so far completed 24 summits to the w...


American Taliban fighter to be released early from U.S. federal prison

Lindh, who gained Irish citizenship while in prison, can not obtain a passport or travel overseas. According to the Washington Post , Spann's father asked U.S....


South Africa's parliament elects Cyril Ramaphosa as president

ANC veteran Mavuso Msimang says he does not want to speculate around the timing of the deputy president's decision. The Sowetan , a local daily, on Wednesday...


Trump's campaign centered on fighting Democrats, not policy

Trump has ordered his administration to stop complying with House Democrats' probes, stonewalling efforts across the board while challenging the legislative bo...


Pete Buttigieg Goes on Fox News and Bashes Fox News

Trump himself complained that the mayor had appeared on the network "knocking the hell out of Fox". "If it's that late in your pregnancy, that means nearly by d...


Teenager Is Latest Migrant Child To Die In U.S. Custody

Customs and Border Protection are saddened by the tragic loss of this young man and our condolences are with his family". CBP said Carlos was processed as a m...


Four Russian Tu-95MS strategic bombers perform observation flight over Alaska coast

After being intercepted by two U.S. F-22s, two Russian Tu-95 bombers which entered the Alaskan Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) exited and then re-enter...


Duterte moves to forcibly send garbage back to Canada

The Canadian government says it has hired a shipping company to finally remove truckloads of rotting rubbish shipped to the Philippines years ago. But Canada ...


Iran refuses talks with Trump unless US shows 'respect'

If Iran attacked, however, 79% said that the US military should retaliate: 40% favored a limited response with airstrikes, while 39% favored a full invasion. In...


United CEO promises to rebook passengers concerned about 737 MAX

The grounding of Boeing 737 Max 8 planes has resulted in great losses for the company, and the losses are still expanding, the China Eastern Airlines noted. Bot...


New Zealand: Mosque attacker charged with terrorism

The new terrorism charge comes with a maximum penalty of life imprisonment upon conviction. Multiple people were killed in mass shootings at two mosques ful...


Mnuchin says new USA tariffs on China at least one month away

The Federal Reserve which has been reserved about hiking rates is in a wait-and-see mode, but the chances of an "insurance" rate cut in the United States have...


Lok Sabha elections: Early trends show NDA ahead of UPA, others

The Rupee appreciated by 26 paise to 69.40 against the USA dollar in early trade on Thursday as counting of votes for the seven-phase Lok Sabha elections bega...


Man urinated on memorial to boy who died of cancer

A New Jersey man who sparked widespread outrage by allegedly urinating on a park memorial for a 9-year-old boy said Monday he's sorry for his behavior and t...


Iran foreign minister warns Trump to back off threats

On Monday, U.K. officials said the USA would be ready with a counter-strike if Tehran moved to attack American interests. Zarif, who was educated in the Uni...


Gather to protest anti-abortion laws

Hundreds of people and one llama gathered at downtown Portland's Terry Schrunk Plaza Tuesday afternoon to support abortion rights. IN groups came together in ho...


NY legislators OK congressional access to Trump tax returns

The legislation would lift an existing state restriction on revealing an individual's tax returns. The bills don't target Trump by name but would allow the ...


Ben Carson gets confused over cookies and housing at hearing

For those who aren't fluent in real estate lingo, like Carson it seems, an REO , or " real estate owned ", references a certain property that's "foreclosed-u...


Iran supreme leader threatens ‘DEMISE’ of US civilisation

The purported development comes amid simmering tensions with the United States, which has recently dispatched the USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier strike...


Police Nab Climber Earlier Spotted Scaling Eiffel Tower

Taking to Twitter, the official handle of the monument tweeted that the monument "is now closed until further notice". The Eiffel Tower Celebrates Its 130th ...


North Korea calls Biden ‘fool of low IQ’ over Kim criticism

Polls indicate Biden leading his Democratic rivals, as well as Trump, in the 2020 race. Tuesday's commentary sees DPRK media, at least for the moment, suggest...


Former South Africa president Jacob Zuma in court in ‘corruption’ case

Jacob Zuma's lawyers have accused the National Prosecuting Authority's (NPA ) Billy Downer, a deputy director of public prosecutions, of being obsessed with an...


U.S. House Democrats subpoena more Trump ex-aides, including Hicks

The report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller stopped short of declaring that the president obstructed justice , but it also did not exonerate him. Judiciar...


Assad regime targets meals sources in Syria's Idlib - Turkish Information

The Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) said the army launched a retaliatory attack on Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) positions after the terrorist group fired rockets a...


Challenger rejects results of Indonesian poll

Local TV stations showed several standoffs between protesters and police in parts of the city. Supporters of an unsuccessful presidential candidate clashed ...


Australian elections: Morrison-led coalition all set to form majority government

Scott Morrison's Liberal-National coalition is edging closer to a majority after Saturday's federal election, with the party expected to seize at least 77 seats...


Baby cut from murdered mother's womb opens his eyes in NICU

He remains on life support, but nothing came of Figueroa who brought him in and claimed he was hers. Nineteen-year-old Marlen Ochoa-Lopez was nine months preg...


China’s fishing ban in South China Sea against Philippine sovereignty - Palace

The U.S. guided-missile destroyers Preble . The maneuvers on Sunday of the destroyer sought, according to the USA fleet in the Pacific, to respond to "excess...


State of Emergency and Evacuation Alert Declared for High Level

More than 650 people have registered at an emergency reception centre set up in Slave Lake, according to a statement on that town's website . "There's no for...


US business group says retaliation rising in China amid trade war

The footwear companies who signed the letter , including Clarks, Dr Martens and Converse, claim that while the average USA tariff on footwear is 11.3%, in some...