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Kushner meets with Netanyahu amid Israel's political crisis

Moroccan King Mohammed VI (R) sharing an iftar meal with Senior Adviser to the President of the United States Jared Kushner (L), at the Royal Residence in Rab...


Kim Jong-un 'Brutally Purged Officials' After Failed Summit

Kim Hyok Chol, who led working-level negotiations for the February summit in Hanoi, was executed by firing squad after being charged with espionage for allegedl...


Pence in Canada as he looks to build momentum on trade deal

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during a news conference at the Canadian Consulate General, May 17, 2018 in New York City. "Canada, like the Eur...


Macron's Approval Rating Declines By 2% After European Parliament Elections

Merkel said EU leaders mainly discussed the outcome of European Parliament elections and a timetable for the filling of the top EU positions. He pushed aga...


Louisiana lawmakers pass strict abortion ban

Six US states-Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Ohio, Missouri and Alabama-recently passed abortion laws. Louisiana is the latest of several states where ...


Russian Federation 'probably' conducting banned nuclear tests, U.S. official says

Speaking Wednesday at the Hudson Institute , a Washington think tank, Lt. Gen. Robert P. Ashley Jr., director of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), said ...


Julian Assange in court no-show after being moved to prison's medical ward

Assange faces extradition to both the USA and Sweden, though no one knows which country may get him first. Assange had been expected to appear from prison via...


World's smallest surviving premature baby, weighing just 245g, born in the US

Little Baby Saybie was born at 23 weeks at a San Diego hospital in December past year - making her the world's smallest surviving baby. According to Fox Ne...


Trump says attempt to hide USS John S. McCain was 'well meaning'

The three US officials spoke Wednesday to the AP on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss private email correspondence. "The na...


Boris Johnson ordered to face court over Brexit 'lies'

Boris Johnson , the front-runner in the race to become the next British prime minister, was summoned Wednesday to appear in court over allegations that he lie...


Malaysia to ship plastic waste back to Canada and other countries

The environment minister added that 10 containers full of garbage were prepared and placed at a port outside Kuala Lumpur , to ship back to their respective ...


A list of foreign leaders attending

The ceremony will begin at 7 pm and will be attended by the leaders of the BIMSTEC member countries, in line with government's "Neighbourhood First" policy. Mod...


Video shows man set himself on fire near White House

In a tweet, the Secret Service said that the incident occurred at 12:20 p.m. ET. The individual was transported to a local hospital for treatment. "They'r...


Amash greeted with a standing ovation at MI town hall

Impeachment would start in the House, which is controlled by Democrats; the Senate is Republican-controlled, and would presumably shut down an impeachment eff...


World's tiniest surviving baby born in California

But the mother said the hour turned into two, which became a day and then a week. A picture received by AFP from Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & Newbo...


White House wanted USS John McCain 'out of sight' of Trump

Plans to move the USS John S. McCain out of view are said to have later been scrapped by senior Navy officials. Initially, The Wall Street Journal reporte...


Several dead after tourist boat capsizes on Danube River in Budapest

The boat that sank was identified as the " Hableany ", or Mermaid. Moon's spokeswoman Ko Min-jung said in Seoul that Moon also ordered the launch of a governm...


Pelosi Slams Facebook Over Refusal To Take Down Doctored Videos

It's not just the social media companies. "I thought it was unwittingly, but clearly they wittingly were accomplices and enablers of false information to go acr...


Robert Mueller says Russian probe formally closed, resigns as special counsel

Sarah Sanders, the White House press secretary, said: "The Special Counsel has completed the investigation, closed his office, and has closed the case'". The st...


19 structures destroyed, 3 people hurt in Linwood, Kansas tornado

In the last 12 days, the US has had 352 reported tornadoes in 22 states from California to New Jersey. Shortly after 6 p.m. local time , the weather servic...


Why Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam were added to U.S. currency watchlist

India has been removed from the monitoring list in this report, having met only one out of three criteria a significant bilateral surplus with the United State...


Nothing Against Moore, But He Can't Win Senate Seat

On Twitter on Wednesday morning, Trump stood by his previous support for Moore but warned that a second loss would give Jones the Senate seat for six years ...


Special counsel Robert Mueller to deliver unexpected statement on Russian Federation investigation

Mueller said that his office determined it would be unconstitutional to charge a sitting president. Special counsel Robert Mueller says he was legally ...


Officials Confirm Tornado Touched Down In Berks County, Damaging Homes And Cars

The deadly spate of weather has already killed one and injured hundreds more, but the slurry of volatile weather shows no signs of letting up anytime soon. "W...


China Threatens U.S.: 'Don't Say We Didn't Warn You'

President Xi Jinping's visit to a rare earths plant last week had sparked speculation that China would use its dominant position as an exporter of rare earths t...


Malaysia mourns the loss of the last male Sumatran rhinoceros

The rhino, named Tam , was about 30 years old and lived at a wildlife reserve in Sabah state on Borneo island since his capture in 2008, Christina Liew, stat...


United Kingdom interior minister says European Union election result 'hugely disappointing'

Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt , former Brexit secretary Dominic Raab and ex-Commons leader Andrea Leadsom were among the heavyweights to announce bids for the...


ACLU petition aims to stop Missouri abortion law

The abortion rights group said Missouri's health department is "refusing to renew" its license to operate in the state. This is a real public health crisis. Com...


Horse trading on EU's top jobs begins

They agreed to mandate Tusk with coming up with possible candidates for the presidencies of the EU Commission, the European Council, the European Central banks ...


Korea: Bolton's comments 'ignorant'

He used an acronym for the North's formal name, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. "Bolton should not be called a security adviser who works to secure...


Taiwan uses highway for air force drill

In a sign of growing security cooperation between Taiwan and the US under the Trump administration, National Security Council Secretary General David Lee met ...


Climate concerns boost Green parties in EU Parliament vote

The Europe for Freedom and Direct Democracy - which includes Britain's Brexit Party - went from 42 seats to 53. Investor sentiment was bolstered by the smalle...


1 dead, dozens injured as tornadoes rip through Ohio, Indiana

The images that emerged from a Monday night string of severe thunderstorms showed a Miami Valley devastated by high winds, lashing rain and at least one confirm...


Albino panda caught on camera in China in world first

It clearly shows the animal's unique physical characteristics including its snowy white hair and claws, and red eyes. This unprecedented vision was not seen d...


65-Year-Old California Man Killed by Shark in Hawaii

Hawaii's Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement, or DOCARE, confirmed the man's age but did not release his name nor where he was from in Californ...