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Huma Abedin worked at a radical Muslim journal for a dozen years

The journal was founded in 1978 by Huma's late father, Syed Abedin . "For a decade [Abedin] edited a radical Muslim publication that opposed women's rights and blamed the United States for 9/11", wrote the Post's Paul Sperry . This suggests that ...

Turkey pledges to take a more active role in Syria

Turkey is fighting the separatist Kurdistan Workers Party, or PKK, within its own borders, and officials have said a growing autonomous Kurdish region across the border in Syria is a major concern for them. For the transitional period, there can be t...

Rangeland wildfire forces evacuations in eastern Idaho

Officials in Las Vegas are blaming poor air quality and a smoky haze in southern Nevada on wildfires in coastal and mountain areas of California. In Lincoln and Stevens counties in northeastern Washington, a fire has burned some 15 square miles and...

Bomb blasts kill 1, wound 30 in southern Thailand

The Muslim population of the provinces of Yala, Pattani and Narathiwat have been striving for independence from predominantly Buddhist Thailand, and the creation of an independent state with Muslim majority, or joining Malaysia. No-one was injured ...

Kirk: Obama 'acting like drug dealer in chief' in Iran deal

Republicans pounced on the administration and Democratic candidates after State Department Spokesperson John Kirby confirmed on Thursday that the US had made the release of the $400 million contingent on Iran releasing the hostages. "The American p...

Russian Federation hits back at U.S. claims over its Syria raids from Iran

U.K. -based analyst Saeed Barzin says Tehran's strategic military cooperation with Russian Federation is significant, particularly as the United States is being accused by Iranian officials of dragging its feet in implementing the nuclear deal, whose...

China opens world's greatest, Israeli-made, glass bridge

Finally, "I told him, 'We can build a bridge but under one condition: I want the bridge to disappear'". Zhangjiajie's pillar-like mountain formation featured in the Hollywood blockbuster movie Avatar , the report said. Officials testing the glass ...

At Least 11 Killed In Yemen After Airstrike At Hospital

Ryan also said that there were no reports of Red Cross or Red Crescent staff or volunteers being affected by the airstrike, adding that the work of humanitarian organizations in Yemen is complicated by the lack of protection for their staff.

Wisconsin girl pleads 'mental defect' in Slender Man attack

The other girl's attorney didn't return a message. Geyser's attorney, Tony Cotton, said Friday he dropped efforts to move the case to juvenile court. Leutner recovered from her wounds and returned to school that fall. The two girls, who were 12 a...

Jewish man STABBED in France to cries of "Allah hu Ackbar"

According to the Journal du Dimanche publication, the attacker had a history of psychiatric problems. According to Le Monde, the victim, who was not named, is in stable and non life-threatening condition. Witnesses to the attack seized the assaila...

Thailand Officials Concerned About Tourism Industry Following Attacks

On Thursday and early Friday, two series of blasts shook the Hua Hin resort in southern Thailand killing at least two people and injuring 28 others. Officers, who have ruled out terrorism, said the investigation was preliminary and refused to identif...

US says $400M to Iran was contingent on release of prisoners

While officials have been tight-lipped about the clandestine payment, the new report reveals the money pallets were transferred via an Iranian cargo plane after it was confirmed that three US hostages had departed from Tehran in a Swiss Air Force p...

Perseid meteor shower is still watchable despite cloudy skies

To view the best fireworks show on Earth, one simply needs go outside Thursday evening between midnight and dawn, no matter where in the world, and look straight up. Experts at NASA and elsewhere agree that three or more streams are on a collision c...

US Vice President Biden starts his farewell Balkan visit

Biden passed on a run for the White House past year but is reprising a familiar role as a Democratic ambassador to the middle class and serving as the determined critic of Donald Trump. "Even if he's joking, which he's not, even if he's joking what a...

Trump nation-building view more in line with Obama

It is Trump's second visit to MI in as many weeks, following his economic speech in Detroit last week . Here's what is known - and not known - about the plan. That's why it is more important what Trump didn't say in his remarks riddled with ha...

Miguel Cabrera Injury: Updates on Tigers Star's Biceps and Return

He appeared at the plate in the first and in the fourth innings, but did not take the field in the fifth. It's been a steady trickle of injuries throughout the month, starting with two injuries to the rotation, adding a center fielder, and now pote...

Third French town bans 'burkini' swimwear after tense clash

The North Africans made it clear that they didn't want to be photographed, but then a group of Corsicans arrived and also started a discussion that escalated into a confrontation. Witnesses said the brawl between locals and a party of bathers of Nort...

Trump to call for new ideological test for admission to US

He said destroying the terror group would be the centerpiece of his foreign policy and he would partner with any countries that share that goal - specifically singling out Russian Federation as a nation the USA could have a better relationship with.

Olympic glory out of reach for Russian swimmers

Michael Phelps of the United States carries the flag during the Opening Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 5, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro , Brazil. Marcus Nyman , a judoka in the men's 90-kilogram division from Sweden, s...

Assam: Two Killed in Terror Attack By Suspected ULFA Militants

Patowary said police have arrested an ULFA (I) cadre, Pankaj Phukan, who was suspected to be involved in the IED blast on Thursday. The reports said the militants had fired shots targeting the houses of two Hindi-speaking people. Tinsukia district ha...

We'll never see another Phelps, says coach

Every fourth summer won't be the same without Phelps in the pool. The 21 year-old Singaporean took a picture with Phelps when he met him at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing as a boy. They finished first with an Olympic record time of 3 minutes 27.9...

Zika case in Williams County from returning traveler

The mosquito-borne Zika virus has spread to more than 50 countries and territories since the outbreak began previous year in Brazil. There have been no cases of Zika virus transmitted through mosquitoes in the state of Ohio. "But they may have a ...

Turkey issues arrest warrant for ex-soccer star

Hakan Sukur was accused by the prosecutors of having links to US based Muslim cleric Fetullah Gulen and being a member of his Fethullah Terror Organization, which Ankara claims was behind the coup attempt on July 15, according to state-owned Anad...

Mark Sanchez holds his own in preseason opener

Against some pressure on at least three passes, he delivered completions, including the last one, a 32-yard touchdown to a ridiculously wide open Demaryius Thomas. In the second quarter, I fixed my eyes on rookie defensive end Jonathan Bullard, who g...

12 people arrested at Dakota Access Pipeline demonstration

Citing concerns about the contamination of the drinking water of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, in its request for a full EIS, the EPA recognized that the drinking water system serving Standing Rock is only 10 miles from where the Missouri River cros...

Philippines seeks formal talks with China amid South China Sea tensions: envoy

His visit to Hong Kong comes after a July 12 ruling by an worldwide court based in The Hague in favor of the Philippines in its petition against China's "nine-dash line" claim on a large part of the sea - which Manila calls the West Philippine Se...

NBC wins weekly ratings despite lagging Olympics viewership

On Wednesday it said that the total audience figures for Tuesday night were a 20.5 rating and 36.1 million viewers. Viewers flocked to Tuesday's thrilling coverage of the Rio Olympics on NBC. Taking advantage the availability of internet at home, N...

Russia: 2 die in clashes in Crimea

Security forces say they found 20 improvised explosive devices, as well as mines, weapons, and ammunition. " We can unequivocally say that Russian troops who were there since March are now being replaced with others ", Slobodyan was quoted as s...

Arkansas sheriff's deputy dies following ambush-style shooting

Sebastian County Deputy Bill Cooper , 65, died as a result of injuries he sustained during the shoot-out, according to Sebastian County Sheriff Bill Hollenbeck, as reported by 40/29 News. Jones was tracked down and found at his sister's trailer ho...

EU Making "Serious Mistakes" Over Failed Turkish Coup: Turkish Minister

At the meeting, Putin said Russian Federation and Turkey would discuss ways of restoring trade and economic ties to combat terrorism. Russia and Turkey took a big step towards normalising ties on Tuesday when Russian President Vladimir Putin me...

Cavusoglu: EU may lose Turkey because of its own mistakes

Ugurlu was posted in a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation base in Virginia at the time of the attempted coup. The case has the potential to further strain ties between the United States and Turkey , which is already demanding Washington hand ove...

Pistorius treated at South African hospital; sent back to jail

Pistorius was admitted at 12.30pm local time to Kalafong Hospital , which is situated east of Pretoria, according to two security guards. Prosecutors have challenged such assessments, saying Pistorius has an aggressive streak and may have played up ...

Russian players banned from competing in Rio Paralympics Games

The 2016 Summer Olympics start on August 5, and many are concerned that Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, won't be ready. Rio de Janeiro (dpa) - The entire Russian team was banned Sunday from next month's Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro over state-run dop...

On 71st Anniversary of Hiroshima, the Fear of a Nuclear Trump

The annual ceremony came just months after Barack Obama became the first sitting U.S. president to visit the western Japanese city, paying moving tribute to victims of the devastating bomb. But his moving tribute and brief conversations with elderly ...

Gujarat will be now be run by Amit Shah: Hardik

Nitin Patel, who was also a contender for the post, will be the deputy chief minister. In the process, she became the first woman to hold the position of Chief Minister in Gujarat. Earlier, Anandiben Patel proposed the names of Rupani and Nitin Patel...

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S.Korea to announce joint military drill plan with United States before April

The simple Sino-Russian proposal, firmly rejected by Washington, seeks a simultaneous suspension of both nuclear tests by Pyongyang and the large-scale military exercises by Wa...

McConnell: Trump Should Back Romney for Senate

Those close to Romney say as senator he is less interested in direct combat with President Donald Trump than he once was and more interested in promoting Utah - though the ma...

Political experts rate Donald Trump worst president in United States history

He has a ways to go to catch Abe Lincoln, however, who finished at No. 1. In the ranking of the most successful American leaders, U.S. President Donald trump took the last plac...

Israeli Army Fires at Gaza Target After Device Explodes Near Border

These specific military targets belonging to the Hamas organization were attacked, Xinhua quoted a statement issued by the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF). Saturday's incident comes...

Auburn vs SC basketball

Auburn sophomore forward Anfernee McLemore will miss the rest of the season after suffering a serious injury to his left leg during Saturday's loss against SC . Freshman forward...

'Oxfam's next actions will be critical' says MP

Oxfam has said it will set up a commission to investigate past and present allegations of exploitation by staff. More than 1,000 direct debits to the charity were cancelled ove...

Ramaphosa to outline anti-corruption plans in SONA

FILE: Ramaphosa is congratulated by members of opposition parties. Ramaphosa thanked South Africans for their "patience and forbearance" in allowing the governing African Nat...

Mitt Romney Announces Utah Senate Run

Romney is the former governor of MA and was the Republican candidate for the 2012 presidential election. Orrin Hatch considered retirement, speculation grew that Romney - who re...

Korea fall to Sweden amid more unity displays

He said he was confident the sides would eventually get to the negotiating table, but if Kim wanted to talk "he's got to tell me he wants to talk". His administration's 2019 bu...

USA urges help for Iraq, extends $3 billion credit line

Non-governmental organisations on Monday pledged $330mn but the main commitments are expected to be made by about 70 countries on the final day of the conference today. Araji said ...

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NY bomber sentenced to life in prison

NY bomber sentenced to life in prison

In addition to the bombs in Manhattan, Rahimi was accused of planting a bomb on the route of a charity running race in New Jersey, which exploded without injuring anyone, and shoot...

NEC will finalise Zuma transition on Monday- Ramaphosa

NEC will finalise Zuma transition on Monday- Ramaphosa

On Sunday, the ANC marked the commemoration of Mandela from prison in Cape Town. It said the leaders, who have participated in discussions on Zuma's exit, dropped out because of ...

Internet Pioneer John Perry Barlow Dead at 70

Internet Pioneer John Perry Barlow Dead at 70

The Grateful Dead's Bob Weir has paid tribute to Barlow on Twitter, writing: "This life is fleeting, as we all know - the Muse we serve is not". "With a broken heart I have to...

Colts Owner Jim Irsay Will Pay for Funeral of Edwin Jackson

Colts Owner Jim Irsay Will Pay for Funeral of Edwin Jackson

Jackson and the driver of his ride-share auto Jeffrey Monroe were killed Sunday morning after a black Ford F-150 pickup driven by a 37-year-old undocumented immigrant man struck...

US Senate leaders reach $300 billion federal spending deal

US Senate leaders reach $300 billion federal spending deal

Under Congress' arcane ways, a broad-brush agreement to increase legally binding spending "caps" - which would otherwise keep the budgets for the military and domestic agencies ess...