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Airlines reroute flights to avoid Iranian airspace in the Gulf

Gulf long-haul carriers could suffer financially, and they have already faced challenges under the Trump administration. An IndiGo spokesperson had on Frida...


Who do Norfolk MPs want to be the next prime minister?

Johnson, who previously also served as foreign secretary, garnered the most support from Conservative MPs in their fifth and final round of voting, coming in at...


Controversies test appeal of Democrats Biden, Buttigieg to black voters

Democratic 2020 presidential candidate Joe Biden said President Donald Trump's Iran strategy has worsened diplomatic relations in the Middle East on Thursda...


Donald Trump launches 2020 reelection campaign

US President Donald Trump will formally launch his re-election campaign on Tuesday, although his efforts to stay in power until 2025 have marked each day of h...


Vape pen explodes, shattering teenager's jaw and knocking out some teeth

The case highlights that on the rare occasion that the batteries of vape devices can explode, the consequences can be unsafe, as the Food and Drug Administrati...


Missouri denies license to U.S. state's sole abortion clinic

In a separate case, on June 14, St. Louis circuit court Judge David Dowd ruled that Missouri's legislature can not cut funding from the Planned Parenthood fac...


Jean Carroll accuses President Trump of sexual assault in 1990s

Thompson and Mr. Carroll claims that she ran into Trump at the Bergdorf Goodman department store in New York City. "The moment the dressing-room door i...


Republican-Led Senate Votes to Block Trump Administration's Saudi Arms Sale

The votes came against the backdrop of heightened USA tensions with Iran , spurred by the Islamic Republic's downing of a US drone. Sen. Bob Menendez , D-...


Pilots Criticize Boeing, Saying 737 Max 'Should Never Have Been Approved'

The stabilizers were found in the upward position, which would have forced the nose of the plane down. Although some safety advocates called for grounding the...


Biden refuses to apologise for working with racist senators

Instead of touting Biden's early front-runner status or stressing his "electability", Richmond is playing defense over the candidate's comments about his abili...


Protesters try storming Georgian Parliament over Russian lawmaker's visit

Demonstrators violently clashed with police, resulting in more than 200 injuries. Georgian Parliament Speaker Irakli Kobakhidze has made a decision to resig...


Fire, explosions rock Philadelphia oil refinery

The explosion and fire came from a Value-Added Tax of butane at Philadelphia Energy Solutions, starting around 4 a.m., city Deputy Fire Commissioner Craig M...


Minister Mark Field suspended over video of him grabbing protester

Thursday night's incident - which was filmed - happened after climate change protesters disrupted the beginning of Chancellor Philip Hammond's annual Mansion ...


Yoga is an integral part of our culture, says PM Modi

Modi also urged people to make yoga an integral part of life. "Because it is poor who gets the most pain due to illness", he said while addressing an event he...


Police officer in Sacramento wounded badly in shooting

Previously, Noralto Elementary School had been opened for residents displaced by the evacuations, the Sacramento Police Department tweeted Wednesday night. O'...


Trump to consider inviting Raptors 'if they'd like to do it'

China supplied 80% of the rare earths imported by the United States from 2014 to 2017. The U.S. -Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA, is great for farmers, manufa...


Shanahan withdraws from consideration to be United States defense secretary

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is abandoning the confirmation process because of new reports about his family's history of domestic violence. Ernst...


Erdogan vows to take Egypt to court over ally Mursi's death

And Hafez directed a veiled barb at Ankara after Erdogan earlier questioned whether the ousted Egyptian leader had died a natural death . The president said ...


China warns U.S. against 'opening Pandora's Box' as Iran tensions soar

And when the pipelines get built, we're now an exporter of energy. The US troop deployment to the Middle East was announced by Mr Shanahan late on Monday. I...


Here Are The Seven Republicans Who Blocked Trump’s Saudi Arms Sale

President Trump has promised to veto the Senate action in order to proceed with the deals , and lawmakers nearly certainly do not have enough votes to overri...


Ramadas Athawale's jibe at Rahul on his birthday leaves Sonia, Modi smiling

With the Congress winning only 52 seats in the Lok Sabha elections last month, just eight more than its 2014 tally, Gandhi told the party at its working committ...


BJP welcomes defecting Telugu Desam MPs

In their letter to Venkaiah Naidu, the TDP MPs wrote that they were "inspired and encouraged by the impeccable leadership of Narendra Modi" and were hence mergi...


Toronto Raptors Will Visit Trudeau, Undecided on Trump

The move sparked competing and unverifiable accounts over where the downing occurred and deepened a conflict between the USA and Iran but Trump was adamant the ...


After black bear gets too friendly with humans, wildlife officials euthanize him

Prior to this, the sheriff's office had been warning people to stay away from the area while deputies tried to get the bear to go back into the woods. Althoug...


Florida city will pay hackers $600,000 to recover from ransomware attack

On Monday, the city council unanimously agreed to have its insurance carrier pay the hackers 65 Bitcoin , a hard-totrace digital currency, amounting to about $...


Pelosi rules out Trump censure if House can't impeach him

President Donald Trump has committed impeachable offences. "I think there is a recognition that there are more than 30 seats that are held by new Democratic...


Rory Stewart knocked out of race to be next United Kingdom prime minister

Johnson , a flamboyant former foreign secretary and ex-mayor of London, topped a ballot of 313 Conservative lawmakers with 160 votes - more than half the total ...


Trump reelection bid signals a scorched-earth campaign

Over almost 80 minutes, the president delivered no new ideas. "With all the fervor of our hearts, with all the forces - physical and spiritual - we will striv...


Supreme Court upholds Virginia's ban on uranium mining

The high court said in a 22-page opinion the G.O.P. -controlled house didn't have a legal right to challenge a previous lower court opinion that struck down...


Phoenix Family Wants Cops Fired After Being Held At Gunpoint

Bystanders are heard in the background asking if they can take the kids. Police Chief Jeri Williams has promised change in her department after being booed by...


Parents brawl at youth baseball game over 13-year-old umpire's call

A large fight at a children's baseball game in Colorado sent the young players running as adults fought on an elementary school field Saturday, police...


Anger in India as lychee-linked brain fever kills over 100 children

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar - who had visited the town on Tuesday and issued elaborate instructions to tackle the situation - is scheduled to hold a high-leve...


Image sums up ice-melt threat

Steffen Olsen, a scientist with the Danish Meteorological Institute , was on a routine mission in northwest Greenland to retrieve oceanographic and weather m...


Former UEFA Head Michel Platini released

France's financial prosecutor's office, the Parquet National Financier, has been investigating the decision to give the World Cup to Qatar since 2016. " Mich...


Chinese Leader Kicks Off First State Visit to North Korea

The North's state-run media reported on Xi's visit, saying that the event, . taking place at a time when the North is facing grave tasks, due to "complex worldw...