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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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With Trump in waiting, Kim courts China's support

Kim traveled to China - his most important security and trade partner - before meetings a year ago with Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in. The spokesman says he hopes...

Isis missile strike injures two SAS soldiers in Syria

The fighters were captured as part of Operation Jazeera Storm, which is charged with liberating the last areas of Syria that remain under ISIS control, Bali's statement said . T...

Asian, European Stocks Rebound Ahead of US-China Trade Talks

Trump has said talks toward a deal are progressing well, but it was unclear if Beijing will yield to key USA demands over trade imbalances, market access, and alleged Chinese ab...

John Bolton makes US Syria withdrawal conditional on IS defeat, Kurds safety

At the same time , National Security Advisor of the United States John Bolton warned the authorities of Damascus that the US troops withdrawal from Syria shouldn't be conside...

US House Democrats challenge Trump on shutdown

The House of Representatives first voted on Thursday to approve a stopgap spending bill for the Department of Homeland Security that would not allocate any new wall funding, in a r...

China mum on detained Canadian, queries status of employer

The three family members, all American citizens, arrived in China in June under USA passports to visit the ailing father of Liu's wife. Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer o...

United Nations rights office says Saudi trial in Khashoggi case 'not sufficient'

The prosecution also said it was awaiting a response to two formal letters requesting evidence from Turkey, where Khashoggi was murdered inside the kingdom´s Istanbul consulate o...

First two Muslim women sworn into US Congress

Newly elected Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib of MI is getting some pushback from fellow lawmakers on Capitol Hill after using a profanity Thursday evening when she said Presiden...

Rep. Crenshaw: Wall Crucial Part of Border Security

Vice President Mike Pence said "I want to thank you for the strong stand you have taken on border security", adding the administration "is ready to deal , we have an offer on th...

Kim Jong Un warns 'Washington not to test North Korean's patience'

Mr Kim was referring to his summit with US President Donald Trump in Singapore in June, when he said he had "fruitful talks" and "exchanged constructive ideas". "U.S. negotiators...

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North Korean leader vows to visit Seoul: Cheong Wa Dae

North Korean leader vows to visit Seoul: Cheong Wa Dae

In recent months, South Korean fan clubs of the leader have reportedly sprung up as the South anticipates frequent visits from as ties warm up between the two countries. Kim said i...

Elizabeth Warren takes major step toward a 2020 presidential run

Elizabeth Warren takes major step toward a 2020 presidential run

Warren's criticism of Trump's trade policies, erosion of consumer protections, and openness to authoritarian regimes has drawn his attention, and his disdain. Warren's Native Ameri...

USA spy captured in Moscow

USA spy captured in Moscow

Russia's Tass news agency said Whelan faces between 10 and 20 years in jail if found guilty. "Russia's obligations under the Vienna Convention require them to provide consular ...

Alberta teacher Sarah McIver returned to Canada after arrest in China

Alberta teacher Sarah McIver returned to Canada after arrest in China

The appellate court ruled that the jail sentence handed down by the lower court was "obviously inappropriate" because Schellenberg is accused of "playing an important role" in what...

White House chief: Trump not building a 'wall'

White House chief: Trump not building a 'wall'

Asked on Sunday if the President will sign or veto a bill that Democrats pass, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway told CNN's Dana Bash on " State of the Union " that "it de...