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Thailand Sentences Ex PM to 5 Years for Failed Rice Subsidy Program

But there are widespread reports she joined her billionaire brother Thaksin, a former prime minister ousted in a 2006 coup, in Dubai. Today, police officer Pol. "I don't know", he replied, when asked by the media whether he trusted the assurance that...

Turkey and Russian Federation back territorial integrity of Iraq and Syria

Russian Federation and Iran are backing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the conflict, while Turkey and the United States are supporting various rebel groups opposed to Assad's rule. Commenting on the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) referendum i...

Woman Arrested in 27-Year-Old Florida Killer Clown Cold Case

Investigators from Palm Beach County and Washington County in Virginia said she was behind the so-called clown murder in the community of Wellington 27 years ago. Shirley Twing is Marlene's mother and says, "she was outgoing, she liked people"....

Saudi Arabia Will Finally Allow Women To Drive

Women in Saudi Arabia will finally be allowed to drive next summer after decades of being barred from driving. It was unclear whether there will be an age restriction on women driving with some online activists saying only women over the age of 3...

"Megan Kelly Today" Lines Up Big Guests for New Show

Nevertheless, Kelly promised "fun" and "uplifting" stories with "hope to start your day". Wait, Megyn Kelly suggested that in her mind, police chiefs are always chomping on cigars?! "We will not be doing that. She talked with her hands as though ...

Ex-Congressman Anthony Weiner Sentenced to 21 Months in Sexting Scandal

Weiner pleaded guilty earlier this year to one count of transferring obscene material to a minor, which carries a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison. Assistant attorney Amanda Kramer urged the judge to give Weiner - who has a history of such be...

United Nations chief concerned about Iraqi Kurd referendum

The zones disputed between the Kurds and the federal government in Baghdad are not part of the three provinces in northern Iraq that form the autonomous Kurdish area. Turkey, the US, Iran and the United Nations warned that the vote would distra...

Antioch church to hold prayer vigil after deadly mass shooting

MSNBC has refused to tell its viewers that the gunman in the Tennessee church shooting is a Sudanese immigrant, instead identifying him as being from Tennessee. The suspect, Emanuel Kidega Samson, 25, accidentally shot himself after he was confront...

Spain Accuses 2 Catalan Independence Leaders of Sedition

Bigio warned that the incarceration by the central government of regional officials and protesters in Catalonia will inflame the tensions and make the independence seekers sure to go ahead with the secession plan. Spanish media have said between 3,00...

Earthquake In North Korea Sets Off Alarm And Speculation

We can not conclusively confirm at this time the nature ( natural or human-made) of the event. U.S. -Russian relations are at a low point, but Tillerson recalled the cooperation between Washington and Moscow during the Soviet era, despite their Co...

West Brom's Gareth Barry never expected to be a record breaker

The 36-year-old Barry is on the verge of breaking the record held by Ryan Giggs' of most appearances in the Premier League . He said: "I didn't think I'd get here". ARSENAL could welcome back Mesut Ozil but it will be a game-time decision o...

China: Trump bank ban statement 'not consistent' with facts

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called Donald Trump "deranged" and said in a statement carried by the state news agency that he will "pay dearly" for his threats. "I was able to reaffirm that Japan and the US are 100% on the same page", Abe tol...

Kurdish delegation heads to Baghdad for dialogue in parallel with independence vote

Barzani told the crowd they would look the proposal over, but if their "objective is to just delay the referendum, the referendum will not be postponed". Internally displaced people from the disputed territories will be allowed to vote. "They have di...

Trump teases decision on Iran nuclear deal - but refuses to reveal it

In the current environment of animus, however, it is anything but. The president kicked off a week of diplomacy by meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , where he promised the leader that there was a "good chance" for peace in t...

Turkish president's bodyguards pummel protesters again

The Kurdish People's Protection Units have been supported extensively by the United States. However, it was not immediately clear whether it was Erdogan's own security detail that escorted the men out. Erdogan tried to calm the situation after memb...

Tillerson: Iran nuclear deal must change if U.S. to stay

He also called on the secretary-general to do his utmost to implement the World Against Violence and Extremism resolution, adding, "Iran has carried out valuable actions against terrorism in the region". Hassan Rouhani has used his speech at the Unit...

Delaware Senator Sponsors Measure to Protect Special Counsel

Mueller's office sent a document to the White House seeking more information about 13 different areas, prompting administration lawyers to gather White House emails and ask officials if they have other documents or notes pertinent to Mueller's reques...

Toys R Us Heads Into Bankruptcy Ahead Of Holiday Season

Toys R Us said the bankruptcy proceedings are a way for it to work with its creditors on restructuring its debt and will give it greater financial flexibility. Can I still use my "R" Us Credit Card? Its operations outside of the US and Canada, ...

Leaders clash at UN over Iran's regional activism, nuclear deal

General Assembly. That is especially true when set against U.S. President Donald Trump's own United Nations speech, given just hours before Macron's address, in which the President threatened that the U.S. "We'll see if we can do it this year",...

Scout Schultz, Georgia Tech Activist, Shot Dead by Campus Police

Investigators have determined that Mr Schultz was the one who called Georgia Tech police to report a suspicious person on campus, GBI spokeswoman Nelly Miles said in a statement on Monday. Scout Schultz was president of Georgia Tech's Pride...

Ryanair under pressure to reveal full list of 400000 cancelled bookings

Ryanair made the shock announcement yesterday that it will be cancelling between forty and fifty of its flights daily for the next six weeks. Changes imposed by the Irish Aviation Authority in line with European law means Ryanair must bring st...

Schumer warns against latest Obamacare repeal proposal

According to McAuliffe, the Cassidy-Graham measure would mean higher insurance premiums, remove protection for people with pre-existing conditions and remove the requirement that insurance policies cover basic, essential medical services. It said the...

Florida freshman CJ Henderson records second pick six in as many games

They certainly did on this play. Last year, for example, Florida went to Knoxville riding an 11-year win streak over the Vols. Things didn't look promising for Tennessee to end the streak at halftime, as the Gators went to the locker room with a ...

Ceasefire violation by Pakistan: Six civilians injured in Arnia, J&K

For the last four months, Pakistani troops have been resorting to unprovoked mortar shelling and small arms fire on the Indian side nearly daily. Accompanied by senior officials of the health department, Singh interacted with the doctors at the hos...

Ready to hand over Gaza to Palestinian President: Hamas

Hamas also stated it would dismantle its administrative committee that now rules the Gaza Strip. But Fatah said it still needed clarification from Hamas on the handing over of government ministries in Gaza and control of the enclave's border crossi...

CA Fwd statement on passage of legislative housing "package"

If passed, it would limit state and local law enforcement agencies from communicating with federal immigration authorities and prevent state and local police departments from questioning people on immigration violations. It says voters need the tax r...

USA citizen fighting for Islamic State surrenders in Syria

In a statement released through CNN , US Marine Corps Major Adrian Rankine-Galloway revealed that the Kurdish troops that are being backed up by the US military surrendered an American citizen who is fighting for the worldwide terrorist group on o...

8 dead in Florida nursing home Irma left without air conditioning

The owner of the nursing home also is an officer of Larkin Community Hospital, a medical center with a troubled history. According to Local 10 News, Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief said during a morning news conference that two people died at...

Tillerson presses China to put squeeze on North Korea

Touching upon the Brexit process, he added that "the U.S.is a steadfast ally and will stand by Britain as Brexit continues to take shape". We look forward to continuing this alliance'. 'They agreed on the importance of the worldwide community conti...

Death toll reaches 50 in twin attacks in southern Iraq

The attackers were disguised in security uniforms and drove stolen army vehicles when they targeted a police checkpoint and two restaurants. One report said at least four Iranians were among those killed. Officials fear that the final death toll coul...

Missing Pregnant Teacher Found Dead In Shallow Grave, Boyfriend Arrested

Police found Wallen's truck abandoned in an apartment complex off of Gramercy Place near Columbia Mall last Thursday. Wallen's family had said they received a "troubling" text message from her about an hour later but attempts to reach her failed....

Western powers press Iraq Kurd leaders to shelve 'very risky' independence vote

The referendum is scheduled for September 25 and millions of Kurds are urged to vote for or against the independence of the Kurdistan Autonomous Region of Iraq. The Kurdish presidency said the autonomous region's political leaders would study the...

US Sanctions 11 People and Companies for Iranian Activities

The violation of the landmark 2015 Iran nuclear deal by the United States would be tantamount to breaking global law, a lawmaker said, noting that the European parties to the deal should try to make the U.S. White House and Pentagon officials are...

Global oil demand to exceed expectations in 2017, says International Energy Agency

In 2017, OPEC believes it will produce 32.7mb/d-roughly 500,000 b/d higher than its 2016 production totals. The Colonial pipeline that carries 2.5 million barrels of refined products per day from the Gulf Coast to the East Coast operated only inter...

Japan seeks to upgrade security talks with India amid China muscle-flexing

The Japnese PM Shinzo Abe , accompanied by his wife Akie Abe, is on a two-day visit to India , to attend the annual summit between the two countries. Following the road show, both the leaders will be visiting the Sabarmati Ashram. Japan's ambassado...

Killed, 3 Injured in Washington State High School Shooting

Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich said three other people were shot, and a person has been taken into custody , according to The Spokesman-Review. He says he saw the student at school with a duffel bag. After an hour, the school tweeted that the lockdown ha...

UAE, Saudi oil ministers discuss oil market developments

By Monday morning, it had weakened to a tropical storm, heading towards Georgia. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude was 17 cents higher at $48.24 a barrel. "The market is assessing what is happening after the two hurricanes and there is conce...

Manatees rescued after Hurricane Irma left them stranded on Florida beach

It was only when local Michael Sechler went out for a walk that the manatees were noticed - and a rescue operation soon got under way. The manatees were spotted in an area that is usually filled with water . Nadia Gordon, a marine mammal biologi...

Nine suspected terrorists killed in shootout in Egypt

The Al Jazeera news channel reported that the Islamic State's local affiliate claimed responsibility. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorised to brief media. Egypt has been fighting against a wave of terror acti...

Hurricane Irma sucks water from beaches in Bahamas

Hurricane Irma is a violent Atlantic storm that's began in the Caribbean Islands on Wednesday and has since made its way across Cuba, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and is now wreaking havoc on Florida. Fortunately, Fritz explained the phenomenon isn't a ...

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Manafort Associate Konstantin Kilimnik Indicted In Mueller Probe

Manafort joined Trump's presidential campaign in March 2016 to help wrangle delegates ahead of the Republican National Convention in OH , something he'd done for former President G...

Data seizure from New York Times reporter sets risky precedent

The agents said they were investigating unauthorized leaks. Brad Dayspring, a Politico spokesman, said in a statement: " Ms. Watkins' primary beat during her short time at...

Saudi Arabia begins issuing driving licenses to women

The video, which was taken on Monday in Riyadh, shows an unidentified woman smiling as an officer with the Kingdom's General Directorate of Traffic hands her a Saudi license. Autho...

May tells Trump that United States tariffs on European Union steel are unjustified

U.S. President Donald Trump . Trump has threatened to raise tariffs on a total of up to $150 billion of Chinese goods. Ross made the brief remarks in front of reporters as h...

With tariffs in effect, Europe strikes back

Earlier in March, Trump had announced the said tariffs to be applicable worldwide while exempting Canada , Mexico and the European Union but with his recent move, the three...

Trump's trade tariffs 'insulting, unacceptable': Trudeau

Those retaliatory measures won't be official until July, but Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland has said the duties are meant to encourage the U.S.to back down. Steel impor...

Police fire on funeral of Kashmir man killed by soldiers

This in the second case in less than a month of a protester being run over by a vehicle belonging to the security forcee. The protester who died on Friday was critically injure...

'New possibilities' for coalition government

The president approved Conte and a rejiggered Cabinet list Thursday after Paolo Savona was moved from the economy slot to that of the ministry of European affairs. would have to im...

Man, 30, moves out after losing legal battle against parents

CNY Central tracked down a Michael Rotondo from the Albany area who now lives in California, but is the same age as the one in Camillus (who goes by "Mike") and shows up in sear...

North Korea Official Is NYC-Bound To Discuss Possible Trump-Kim Talks

A top North Korean official arrived at Beijing's airport on Wednesday on his way to a meeting in NY in hopes of trying to salvage a summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong ...

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Quiz: How Well Would You Do In The National Spelling Bee?

Quiz: How Well Would You Do In The National Spelling Bee?

Karthik and his family lived in Bloomington-Normal from 2006 until late 2016, said family friend Jay Tummala of Normal. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen) Aisha Randhawa, 12, from Corona, Calif...

'I'm alive' - Russian journalist faked death to foil assassination plot

'I'm alive' - Russian journalist faked death to foil assassination plot

Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko says that he was involved in a special operation to prevent the terrorist attacks of Russian special services on the territory of Ukraine ...

U.S. imposes hefty tariffs on steel, aluminium imports from key allies

U.S. imposes hefty tariffs on steel, aluminium imports from key allies

The European Union is planning retaliatory tariffs on United States steel and food goods in the coming weeks, once it calculates the exact cost to European Union companies of th...

Undocumented immigrant who saved toddler is French national hero

Undocumented immigrant who saved toddler is French national hero

A man on the fourth floor was leaning across another balcony struggling to hold on to the child. On his arrival in France in September 2017 after travelling the Mediterranean mig...

Kim Yong Chol: Trump tweets about North Korean spy chief visiting NYC

Kim Yong Chol: Trump tweets about North Korean spy chief visiting NYC

Trump and Kim separately expressed their readiness over the weekend to meet as originally planned, although the USA president had called off the summit on Thursday. While there w...