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French police detain man suspected of trying to ram soldiers

Members of the 93rd mountain artillery regiment were jogging near their barracks in the alpine town of Varces-Allières-et-Risset when the man drove a stolen auto at them, forcing the soldiers to dive out of the way, the BBC reported. He and the thr...

Malala Yousafzai returns to Pakistan six years after attack

Mehnaz Naz, one of the first women to practice law in the Swat Valley after the the Pakistani army pushed out most of the Taliban almost a decade ago, tells NPR that Malala is an inspiration for women and girls in Pakistan . Earlier this month she...

Arizona mother charged with murder after children found dead in auto seats

An investigation is still underway by the sheriff's office. Superior is town of about 2,900 people 60 miles (97 kilometers) east of Phoenix. The children's names were not immediately made public. The Arizona Department of Children Safety released a...

France gunman 'summoned by anti-terror police before attack'

Last Friday, terrorist Redouane Lakdim created a hostage situation in the medieval town of Carcassonne after hijacking a vehicle, shooting up a group of policemen, and then going on a shooting spree in a Super-U supermarket [VIDEO], declaring...

Turkey vows action should YPG/PKK terrorists not leave Syria's Manbij

They are demanding equal rights and Kurdish autonomy in Turkey. Last month Turkey said it had fulfilled the 72 criteria for visa-free travel and Erdogan told reporters that the necessary paperwork had been sent to the European Commission.

Trump's lawyer secretly floated pardons to Manafort and Flynn — Bombshell Times report

Mr. Kilimnik has maintained residences in Moscow and Kiev, the capital of Ukraine, and has traveled regularly between them during years of working for Mr. Prosecutors explained that van der Zwaan had lied and withheld documents about information that...

Six suspicious packages sent to military, intelligence sites, officials say

Federal officials sad they did not believe the packages were sent by Mark Anthony Conditt , the suspect in the Austin, Texas, bombings who killed himself after a weeks-long bombing spree in March that killed two people and wounded five, NBC News...

42% approve of Trump, highest in 11 months — CNN Poll

Although the turmoil does not seem to have negatively affected Trump's overall approval rating, the public expresses sharp doubts about Trump's side of the story on the affair allegations, rates Trump's Cabinet and top advisers as generally less qu...

Israeli PM Netanyahu taken to hospital for tests - spokesman

So far, the hospital appears to have confirmed a recurrence of the throat infection that kept the prime minister at home earlier this month, although pneumonia has also been mentioned as a possibility. Netanyahu's illness has come at a time when he...

Korean leader might be in China

And while a spokeswoman for China's Foreign Ministry couldn't confirm it, the network reported seeing a motorcade arriving at Beijing Station on Tuesday afternoon. While China and the U.S. have shown a united front in putting diplomatic pressure on...

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to announce 'measures' over United Kingdom poisoning: statement

Before NATO , a total of 24 countries chose to expel Russian diplomats in solidarity with Britain, following the poisoning of a former Russian spy in that country. "Relations between Russian Federation and the West are entering a period of full ...

Man runs toward officer with shotgun, police say

The spokesperson for the Hillbrow Police Station, Sergeant Mduduzi Zondo, said police received a tip-off from the community with a description of the suspects. He reportedly later told authorities that he saw Lozano running away from the scene. "Th...

Traders and pedestrians killed in bomb attack on Somalia hotel

Only a few other attacks anywhere in the world have killed more people since the 9/11 terror attacks on New York City in 2001. Early in the morning, a vehicle bomb went off at a security checkpoint in Siinka Dheer area, just outside the capital, ki...

UP woman raped by husband, FIR registered on court's order

Hauntingly, the woman can be heard screaming in pain after each hit. The woman suffered injuries, though it's unclear to what extent. According to sources, a woman identified as Ritu Devi wife of Captain Singh and her paramour identified as...

'We Will Fight To The End:' China Responds To Trump's Trade Measures

The US has been pushing its allies to carry out freedom of navigation operations as well. However, China's Defence Ministry in a statement late Friday called the American behaviour a "serious political and military provocation against China".

Thousands gather to march for gun control and spark activism in Washington

White House deputy press secretary Lindsay Walters said the administration applauded "the many courageous young Americans" exercising their free-speech rights on Saturday. A motorcade took him to his West Palm Beach golf club in the morning. Thou...

Trump Bans US Citizens, Residents from Venezuela's Crypto 'Petro'

Maduro also said last month Venezuela is preparing a new cryptocurrency called " Petro gold" that will be backed by precious metals. The government in Venezuela , led by President Maduro , has been pitching petro as one of the key instr...

UK Red Arrow aerobatic team plane crashes at Wales air base

It's thought the aircraft was flying from RAF Valley to the team's base at RAF Scampton in Lincolnshire when it crashed. A spokesman said they sent an emergency ambulance to the scene and Wales Air Ambulance was also in attendance . Sky News D...

Govt flayed for 'misleading' families of 39 killed in Iraq

Congress MPs from Punjab Ambika Soni and Pratap Singh Bajwa, along with the party's chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala, held a press conference in the evening and released the transcript of a Parliament debate of August 4, 2015 where Ms.

Wendy Williams Cries As She Returns To TV Amid Illness

Wendy Williams doesn't like a pity party, so spare her the anxious looks. "We, as women, particularly if - we have families, you know, we're taking care of children, we're taking care of, you know, home, our husbands, we take care of everybody but...

Trump has banned the trading of Venezuela's cryptocurrency, the petro

Trump issued an order on Monday prohibiting US citizens from engaging in transactions using the oil-backed currency, called the Petro . President Trump himself plans to attend the Summit of the Americas in Lima next month, where his administration...

United Kingdom links Putin to attack on ex-spy

Putin , who has ruled Russian Federation for nearly two decades, won more than 75 percent of the vote according to preliminary results, but the opposition cried foul. Election officials have responded similarly to allegations of ballot stuffing in ...

PM Abbasi meets US Vice President Mike Pence

Top US leaders doubled down on Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi during their meetings here Saturday in which they vociferously declared that the Trump administration could take "decisive action" to take out militants. Separately, Sherman also twee...

Mattis, Afghan Leaders Meet in Kabul

The official, speaking to reporters on condition of anonymity, insisted that there is an urgency on the part of Pakistan to take action. However, Zabihullah Majahid who claims to speak for the Taliban outfit, in contact with media outlets said that...

In Response to Recent Deaths, FAA Halts "Doors-Off" Helicopter Flights Nationwide

The family of one of the victims has filed a lawsuit against Liberty Helicopters, calling the passenger harness system a "death trap" in a water crash. Image of helicopter by Anna Zvereva , used under Creative Commons. Prior to Friday's statement,...

Meghan Markle Wedding: What's The Best Hairstyle For Her Face Shape?

Now onto this " Rachel " Markle... Harry and Meghan also had an "intimate lunch" with the Queen on Sunday, Mother's Day in the U.K., ABC News reports. Certain sites pointed to one of the queen's statements made around the time of Prince ...

Former President Barack Obama picks Michigan State to win NCAA Tournament

President Donald Trump declined to publicly fill out a bracket last year and it's not clear if he will do one this year. Friendly reminder: nobody cares about your NCAA Tournament bracket . Mississippi State, in the final. And though he hasn't ...

Jeremy Corbyn finally says 'evidence points towards Russia' after Salisbury attack

Asked by Julia whether the Iraq debacle makes it legitimate for us to question official dossiers, Meyer said "it was a different Government" and there is no comparison between Tony Blair's WMD dossier and today's events. This morning Griffiths offere...

Islam not part of Christian Germany, new Interior Minister says

Merkel will travel to Paris Friday for talks with French President Emmanuel Macron on the first trip overseas of her new term. 'The Muslims who live with us obviously belong to Germany , but false consideration for others clearly does not mean...

Britain's Melrose raises GKN bid to US$11.2 billion in final offer

GKN shareholders now face a 29 March deadline to accept or reject the new Melrose offer. In a response to the Melrose offer, GKN struck a £4.4 billion deal to merge business with the U.S. The previous offer made in January was 1.49 new Melrose sh...

Jeff Sessions 'could fire a top Federal Bureau of Investigation official days before retirement'

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is now reviewing recommendations for McCabe's firing from the FBI's Office of Professional Responsibility. The person familiar with the matter said McCabe is suspected of having not been forthcoming with officials f...

All 11 dead on board Turkish plane crash in Iran

Basaran was set to marry Murat Gezer at a five-star hotel in Istanbul in April. The last videos posted to her account showed her and friends enjoying a concert by the British pop star Rita Ora at a popular Dubai nightclub. The jet suddenly gained...

Will Israeli Coalition Crisis Trigger Early Elections?

The political woes come as Netanyahu is battling corruption allegations. Haaretz reported that Netanyahu did not have enough votes in the Knesset to bring down the government and trigger early elections. The bill in question is meant to grant a m...

Meghan Markle Paid Tribute to Princess Diana in a Beautiful Way Today

L-R: Burgess Abernethy as Prince William , Laura Mitchell as Duchess Kate, Parisa Fitz-Henley as Meghan Markle and Murray Fraser as Prince Harry . Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images Queen Elizabeth II attends the 2018 Commonwealth Day Service...

Opposition force adjournments of Parliament for fourth day

The Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha witnessed one adjournment each before adjourning finally for the day as opposition stalled proceedings by trooping into the well amidst sloganeering. AIADMK members were seen raising the Cauvery water dispute. Th...

Two dead in chopper crash in NY

The helicopter was "reportedly inverted in the water", Sean Carlson of member station WNYC quotes the FAA spokesman as saying. He told the New York Post : "It looked like it was completely submerged". The other three were taken to hospital in crit...

Solar Summit begins at Rashtrapathi Bhaban in India

The Summit, which was attended by 25 heads of state and government, provided a dedicated platform for co-operation amongst solar resource-rich countries. "Driven by remarkable cost declines, innovative policies and new business models, solar energy h...

Donald Trump says he's working on deal with Australia for tariff exemption

But it was not all good news, with Australian Industry Group Chief Executive Innes Willox warning the U.S. tariffs could still hurt Australian companies. "History tells us they are bad, and they end up causing not just a contraction in the global tra...

18 trade partners urge United States to reconsider tariffs

European Union trade commissioner Cecilia Malmstroem said a full-on transatlantic trade war was "not in anybody's interests". Foreign steel producers are not only concerned about losing access to the US market but also that steel from other exporte...

Fire Department encourages changing batteries in smoke detectors

It's nearly that time of the year. It's something Red Cross officials stress every time there's a fire: working smoke alarms. This is a cooperative agreement between the Oregon State Fire Marshal's office, which provides the alarms, and ARC, who ...

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Syrian army preparing phased Idlib assault

In an interview Monday night with the Beirut-based Al-Mayadeen television channel, Hatami said the agreement included the rehabilitation of Syria's defence industry and assured...

Prosecutors grant Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg immunity in Cohen probe

But Cohen's place in Trump's political life ended up being peripheral. For Michael Cohen and Donald Trump , it's always been about money and loyalty. It's also the latest sign...

Scott Morrison to be Australian PM as Malcolm Turnbull ousted

Mr Dutton's and Mr Turnbull's camps waged the most chaotic, frenetic and at times farcical leadership struggle that Australian politics has seen in years, closing down Parliament...

Australia has no dedicated minister for cyber security

The City of Sydney councillor said she had a strong record of championing Liberal Party values at a local government level. "I have been preselected, I owe it to the Liberal Pa...

Air Quality Alert Issued For Northeast, Central And Southwest Minnesota

Air quality is expected to get worse as smoke builds up with visibility being affected. Puget Sound-area residents should avoid vacuuming for up to a week as they wait for the w...

Trump Wants Omarosa Arrested Over Her Tell-All New Book 'Unhinged'

He slightly improved upon 2012 Republican nominee Mitt Romney's abysmal numbers, capturing 8 percent of black voters, up from 6 percent. "Yes, Donald Trump is", she declared. G...

Furor over revoked security clearance grows as Trump said to threaten more

Trump told White House reporters on August 17 that it is a "disgrace" for Bruce Ohr to be at the department. "I think that Bruce Ohr is a disgrace, with his wife, Nellie", Trump...

Interim information minister departs for Vajpayee’s funeral

Serving as prime minister briefly in 1996 then again from 1998 to 2004, Mr Vajpayee was admired even by prominent political foes. "Leader who was respected deeply for his humil...

Trump can not even commemorate Charlottesville correctly

Officials declared states of emergency for both the city of Charlottesville and the state of Virginia to help law enforcement mobilise state and local resources for security reas...

Trump Fires Back at Former Staffer Omarosa Manigault

In his opinion, the most obvious reason would be that the White House "had its own suspicions that she was the type of person who might try to secretly record [the meeting], and ...

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United States to Launch Space Force in 2020, Pence Says

United States to Launch Space Force in 2020, Pence Says

Pence and the report noted that Congressional action would be required to establish a new military branch, but said the Trump administration would work with Congress to estab...

Baby boy dies after being found in river near Brooklyn Bridge

Baby boy dies after being found in river near Brooklyn Bridge

Sunday . The baby was wearing only diapers. "I called 911. At that point I thought it was a doll", Mr. Campbell told the AP. Officials want to know: How long was the boy in the...

FT: Saudi Arabia sells off Canadian assets as dispute escalates

FT: Saudi Arabia sells off Canadian assets as dispute escalates

The Canadian dollar weakened to a two-week low against its USA counterpart on Wednesday as oil prices fell and after the FT report . Prime Minister Justin Trudeau isn't backing...

Trump casts midterm elections as a personal referendum

Trump casts midterm elections as a personal referendum

The Ohio rally was Trump's third of the week and he has pledged to accelerate his pace further as the midterms approach. "I asked him the other day, 'Why are you bringing Trump i...

Longtime Manafort deputy Rick Gates admits embezzlement

Longtime Manafort deputy Rick Gates admits embezzlement

Gates admitted that at Manafort's behest, they later created a loan agreement for Lyovochkin's payment, though no loan existed. Gates, who was a senior Trump aide and Manafort'...