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Aug 19 2017

Hopes fade for survivors in Sierra Leone

The UN humanitarian agency said it still hopes to find survivors "but the chances are getting smaller every day". Idalia Amaya, emergency response coordinator for Cat...

Aug 19 2017

Trump, Graham feud over President's Charlottesville response

Lee statue. As egregious as these transgressions are, Trump's temperament is revealing some extreme views and his own military leaders issued their own statements , re...

Aug 18 2017

Former presidents Bush condemn white supremacists

White supremacists rallied in Charlottesville on Saturday, chanting racist phrases. While the Bush family did not name the hate groups or call out President Trump by ...

Aug 17 2017

Engagement ring found around carrot pulled from the ground

Once a keen gardener, Mary assumed that she lost it pulling weeds in the garden of their home in the western province of Alberta . "I said we found your ring in th...

Aug 16 2017

Children Among 4 Hurt by Falling Tree in Central Park, Officials Say

The woman was hit in the head and was in and out of consciousness as the FDNY worked to remove the tree, FDNY spokesman Frank Dwyer said. "She came to, and started cryi...

Aug 16 2017

Indian, Chinese Troops Exchange Sweets As Bitterness Prevails In Doklam

When the Indian side staked claim to the area during negotiations in late 1990s, the Chinese army constructed a metal-top road and insisted it was part of Aksai Chin, whi...

Aug 16 2017

China mum on its incursion attempt in Ladakh

It began with Indian troops stopping Chinese army from building a road in the disputed area. China claims the territories as its own. Earlier on Tuesday, as per a re...

Aug 16 2017

Minneapolis To Submit Bid For 2026 World Cup

The United Bid Committee of Canada , Mexico and the United States released a list of 49 potential venues in 44 cities on Tuesday. If a city is not picked to ...

Aug 15 2017

Kenyans urged to protest instead of work

On Saturday (Aug. 12), Kenya's main Election Observation Group said its parallel vote tabulation matched the official tally from the national electoral commission. "I e...

Aug 14 2017

McMaster dodges question about whether he can work with Bannon

Scaramucci has been a vocal critic of Bannon and offered a cryptic response when asked if Bannon should go. He continued: "The whole thing is nonsensical". If he does...

Aug 13 2017

Donald Trump to order investigation into Chinese trade practices

It was not clear how much detail Trump would provide in his announcement, Politico said, but added that administration officials expected US Trade Representative Robert L...

Aug 12 2017

Amit Shah is desperate to unite the warring AIADMK factions

The second formula is that Panneerselvam is appointed as party general secretary, with or without the deputy Chief Minister post, to help him retain his stature. OPS and ...

Aug 11 2017

Shehbaz Sharif set to replace Nawaz as PML-N chief

Sharif is travelling in a bomb-proof vehicle especially designed for the journey, meant as a show of strength after the Supreme Court's decision has left his ruling party...

Aug 10 2017

2 bodies found from Lahore blast site

Attacks in Pakistan's second-largest city have decreased over the past couple of years but Islamist militant groups are still active there, including a suicide bombing ...

Aug 10 2017

North Korea Releases Imprisoned Canadian Pastor

His January 2015 arrest came just a couple months after the release of missionary Kenneth Bae , who faced similar charges as the longest-serving USA prisoner in North Ko...

Aug 09 2017

Russian Federation says U.S. sanctions are a blow to 'bilateral cooperation'

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Sunday he believed his US colleagues were ready to continue dialogue with Moscow on complex issues despite bilateral ten...

Aug 09 2017

Australians to vote on future of same-sex marriage in November

If that happens, and the government pushes ahead with its promised postal plebiscite , it will be met with a legal challenge from marriage advocates and human rights l...

Aug 09 2017

Tropical Storm Franklin heads for coast of Mexico's Yucatan

By Tuesday, the storm's effects were expected to lessen for Cayman, but forecasters were reporting a 40 percent chance of rain during the morning. Franklin is expected ...

Aug 08 2017

Trump takes aim at Blumenthal following Russian Federation collusion remarks

Repeating his attacks, Trump accused Blumenthal of devising "one of the greatest military frauds in USA history" and argued the senator "should be investigated for his ...

Aug 08 2017

Special prosecutor Robert Mueller asks White House for documents on Flynn

Members of the team of the special prosecutor, Robert Mueller have asked for the first time at the White House to provide documents, said Friday the New York Times . But...