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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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Fire whirl brings critical conditions in Northern…

Wind-driven flames roll over a hill towards homes during the River Fire (Mendocino Complex) near Lakeport, California, U.S. August 2, 2018. As of the latest update, the Carr wil...

OH judge orders defiant defendant's mouth taped during court hearing

During his trial, he allegedly cut off his ankle bracelet and slipped away to Nebraska before being rearrested, the site reported . When Williams continued to defy the judge's o...

President's cardiologist murdered over '20-year-old grudge'

This man is unsafe , this man is capable, this man has some skills. "The Houston Police Department's identification of a suspect in the shooting death of Dr. The gunman rode pa...

On Election Interference, Trump And His Advisers Sound Completely Out Of Step

But Mr Coats , Mr Bolton , FBI Director Christopher Wray , Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and the director of the National Security Agency Paul Nakasone, said R...

US Believes North Korea Still Building Missiles

East Coast, officials told The Washington Post Monday on condition of anonymity. "There is no longer a nuclear threat from North Korea". Addressing upcoming meetings in south...

California's Carr Fire 30 Percent Contained As New Blazes Erupt Elsewhere

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said another 440 buildings, including barns and warehouses, have also been destroyed by the fire, which is now the sixth ...

Facebook uncovers 'sophisticated' efforts to disrupt United States elections

In its statement , Facebook showed one of the fake pages it identified to be promoting a left-wing rally in the hopes of attracting participants, offline. Some of the deleted ...

Gun-rights activists offer blueprints as 3D-printed weapons fight escalates

The 3D-blueprints were removed from the site in 2013 because the government said it violated global regulation laws, but eventually surrendered, concluding 3D-gun blueprints cou...

Paul Manafort trial: jury selection under way

Prosecutors accuse Manafort , 69, of working as an unregistered lobbyist for pro-Russian politicians in Ukraine, laundering more than $30 million in income and deceiving banks t...

Trump looks to rebuild TPP to put pressure on China

But growers of soybeans - the single largest agricultural export to China, worth $12.4 billion - have largely escaped financial damage thus far, raising questions about the objec...

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Trump threatens U.S. government shutdown over border wall

Trump threatens U.S. government shutdown over border wall

The president said that Democrats need to get onboard with his immigration agenda, which includes a wall on the U.S. -Mexico border, or risk another government shutdown. Rand Paul ...

3 dead, 7 wounded after gunmen fire on crowd in New Orleans

3 dead, 7 wounded after gunmen fire on crowd in New Orleans

Harrison said that one of the three people who were killed at the scene was found in the 2800 block of Louisiana Avenue . Three of the seven injured people were taken by ambulan...

Facebook suspends profile of Infowars founder, says ban is 'close'

Facebook suspends profile of Infowars founder, says ban is 'close'

A Facebook spokesperson also said if Jones or his fellow admins continue to break its rules, his pages face a permanent ban from the site. The Facebook spokesperson said that thr...

Demi Lovato's famous friends are sharing support for her on Twitter

Demi Lovato's famous friends are sharing support for her on Twitter

The singer, who started using drugs and alcohol when she was 17, sung: "Momma, I'm so sorry, I'm not sober anymore / And daddy, please forgive me for the drinks spilled on the fl...

Israel confirms evacuation of White Helmets members from Syria at United States request

Israel confirms evacuation of White Helmets members from Syria at United States request

Their volunteers have gone into war-stricken areas, searching for survivors, winning them support from many countries, including the United States. What have Israel and Jordan...