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Powerful natural disaster hits Iraq and Iran

Photos and videos of extensive damage in both Iran and Iraq poured in on social media shortly after the natural disaster. Eight villages were damaged ... The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake was centered around 19 miles (31 kilometers) outside t...

Moscow plans retaliation to "US pressure on Russian media"

She said the demands contradicted both democracy and freedom of speech. "Between those consequences and registering as a foreign agent, we are forced to choose registration". "The Russian side has repeatedly warned that any measures limiting activi...

Priti Patel avoids Commons questions on Israel meetings due to Africa trip

She was ordered back from an official trip in Africa by the PM and summoned to Downing Street over the row. Priti Patel said in a letter to Prime Minister Theresa May that her actions "fell below the high standards that are expected of a secretar...

Sessions to testify to House next week in Russian Federation probe

The House panel's top Democrat, Rep. Adam Schiff of California, cited a memo Page sent campaign officials that quoted Page as writing "in a private conversation, Dvorkovich expressed strong support for Mr. Page called the encounter "just a brief gree...

Loudoun County cyclist who flipped off President Trump's motorcade loses her job

Briskman , her gesture to President Trump's motorcade was considered "obscene". What do you think - was the company justified in firing the woman for violating the social media policy? "How is that any less "obscene" than me flipping off the pr...

Could Flynn be the next member of Trump's orbit to face indictment?

Mueller's team is also examining whether Flynn attempted to orchestrate the removal of a chief rival of Turkish President Recep Erdogan from the U.S.to Turkey in exchange for millions of dollars, two officials said. Barry Coburn, a lawyer for Michael...

Iran Displays Missile To Mark Anniversary Of US Embassy Seizure

Trump announced last month that he had refused to certify the national security value of the deal, giving the US Congress 60 days to decide whether to reinstate sanctions, asking it to work with Washington's European allies to make amendments to the ...

Why we didn't vote for Trump - George W Bush family

Harper Collins says this about the book, it "tracks the two Bush presidents from their formative years through their post-presidencies and the failed presidential candidacy of Jeb Bush, derailing the Bush presidential dynasty". Just last month, Georg...

Employee Who Shut Down Trump's Twitter Hailed As Hero

Trump was back on Twitter soon after the account was restored, and the employee did not send or alter any tweets. Twitter initially said the account had been "inadvertently deactivated due to human error", but later indicated it was done intentionall...

Israeli army pledges help to Syrian Golan village

The statement follows an explosion inside the village Friday in which nine were killed and 23 were wounded, according to reports from Syria . Syrian government forces and their pro-government allies first broke the militant group's siege of their ...

Time marches backward from Daylight to Standard

First, it is it called "daylight saving time" not "daylight savings time" as it is commonly called incorrectly. At the same time, those up and going early in the day will be happy for daylight ahead of 7 a.m. States can exempt themselves from partici...

SC to decide if LG is administrative boss of Delhi

Justice Bhushan too asked Subramanium to be specific and cite instances of Lt. Governor standing in the way of Delhi government. The existence of the LG in administrative issues was "mandatory" mentioned the apex court and the AAP government will...

The Trump campaign's cocktail of stupid

Sessions was head of the panel. It's possible Papadopoulos may have been at Trump events that Sessions also attended, including a dinner at the Capitol Hill Club with some members of the foreign policy committee during the summer of 2016, the perso...

Broncos coach Vance Joseph claims it's Brock Osweiler's job to lose

Things never clicked for Osweiler and the Texans - he completed just 59 percent of his passes for 2,957 yards, 15 touchdowns and 16 interceptions in one season - and he was traded to the Browns in March. He was cut by Cleveland during training camp...

Iran Leader Warns about Sabotage in Tehran-Baku Ties

Russian Federation and Iran, which support President Bashar al-Assad's government, and Turkey, which backs Syrian rebels, have organised a series of peace talks in the Kazakh capital Astana this year, agreeing on the establishment of "de-escalation" ...

16 killed, 100 injured in explosion at NTPC plant in UP

The district administration rushed ambulances to the spot and directed health officials to provide prompt treatment to the injured. NTPC said the accident in the boiler of 500 Megawatt MW under trial unit of NTPC- Unchahar occurred on Wednesday a...

IAEA Chief: Iran Living Up to Nuclear Deal

Organised by the International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA, in cooperation with the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development's Nuclear Energy Agency, OECD NEA, the conference, which convenes every four years, is hosted by the UAE Ministry...

Gaza Terrorists Dead, More Wounded in IDF Advanced Technology Tunnel Explosion

The Israeli military, for its part, confirmed in a statement that it had destroyed the tunnel, which, it asserted, constituted a violation of the Jewish state's sovereignty. "This crime comes in the context of [sowing confusion] and creating tensio...

What President Trump's Public Health Emergency Declaration Means for the Opioid Crisis

Emily Spencer, spokeswoman for the Maine Department of Health and Human Services, also touted those efforts, which she said are starting to yield results. "Those approvals will come very, very fast", Trump said. Other officials in OH, which has t...

High school golfer not awarded first-place trophy -- because she's a girl

A MA high school golfer, who won a tournament by four shots, won't go home with the first-place trophy - because she's a girl . Lunenburg High junior Emily Nash thought she won the Central Massachusetts Div. Nash, 16, told Boston's WCVB-TV "It...

This Tiny Island Now Has the Most Powerful Passport in the World

Most recently, the US and Turkey have become involved in a diplomatic dispute that has involved the suspension of visas . It appears, when it comes to global travel, not all passports are created equal. "More and more people every year invest hund...

Russian helicopter crashes into the sea near Norway

The helicopter was on its way from the Pyramiden settlement to the coal mining port of Barentsburg, but was later confirmed to have gone down in the ocean. "We know the helicopter failed to return". The helicopter went missing at 15:35 local time (...

Grand Canyon, Yosemite and 15 other national parks may double entry fees

According to the National Park Service , the peak season for each park would be defined as its busiest five-month period. In order to generate revenue for desperately needed maintenance projects, the U.S. Outside of peak season, the fee would reve...

Vegas Shooter Stephen Paddock Brother Arrested for Child Porn

The child porn case predated the October 1 shooting, authorities said. Police say that they found child pornography on his computer. It wasn't immediately known if Bruce Paddock has an attorney. Los Angeles police said the investigation bega...

House GOP leaders to investigate FBI's handling of Clinton email probe

Democrats have said Republican focus on the uranium deal is an attempt to distract from the Russian Federation probes. Republicans in Washington have announced an investigation into a uranium deal with Russian Federation negotiated by the Obama a...

Sunday weather: Rainy morning, then scattered showers

Overnight: Isolated showers, cloudy, low around 63 with south wind around 8 miles per hour. Southeast wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. Monday night will have showers with a chance of thunderstorms. South wind generally 6 to 10 miles per hour, with str...

Having nuclear weapons 'matter of life and death' for North Korea: agency

Tensions reached new levels this year as North Korea fired two intercontinental ballistic missiles in July and conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test in September. The weapon is included in a new military plan to combat North Korea in...

Trump's tweets have sunk his own travel ban-again

It targeted about 150 million potential travelers from Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria and Yemen, along with some Venezuelan government officials and their families. Ultimately, though, the federal government probably does have a bette...

Dhumal prevails over Nadda as BJP declares candidates for Himachal polls

He will be contesting from Mandi. The BJP has fielded six women in this elections, polling for which will take place on November 9 while the results will be declared on December 18. "The party is not projecting anyone as its chief ministerial fac...

CIA Bomb-Sniffing Dog Lulu Is the Cutest Program Failure

A bomb-sniffing pup just couldn't make the cut for the CIA's explosive detection canine training program. Lulu's adventures in training were documented along with the rest of the CIA's "Fall '17 Puppy Class" on the agency's website ....

New wave of Rohingya refugees flock to Bangladesh camps

A foot of the new born Rohingya baby is pictured at a medical center in Kutupalong refugees camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. Many of them walked for a week before they could cross over to Bangladesh. Security Council to impose a comprehensive arms em...

Three policemen among six killed in Quetta blast

Also Wednesday, a roadside bombing near a tribal area along the border with Afghanistan killed two troops. The Pakistani Taliban said the attack was a " suicide mission". The roadside explosions targeting sercurity personnel has become common in B...

European Union imposes oil embargo on North Korea in symbolic gesture

North Korea has sent another worrying warning to the world saying that nuclear war could "break out any moment" as tensions rise between the rogue state and the United States. It comes as joint naval drills began off the Korean Peninsula between S...

Sri Lanka commits to Lahore T20I despite reluctance from players

Upon his arrival at Lahore's Allama Iqbal International Airport after attending the International Cricket Council's (ICC) meeting in New Zealand, PCB chief Najam Sethi said that the Sri Lankan cricket chief has confirmed that the Sri Lankan crick...

Trump reportedly joked that Mike Pence 'wants to hang all gay people'

The revelation of the latest shocking statement from the president drew a swift, horrified response from a number of artists and human rights organizations. At the White House, Pence has been hosting a Bible-study group for Cabinet officers, led by a...

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Interpol president reported missing during trip to China

FILE - In this July 4, 2017 file photo, Interpol President, Meng Hongwei, delivers his opening address at the Interpol World congress in Singapore. After being elected as the h...

John Paul Stevens says Kavanaugh shouldn't be on Supreme Court

When asked his opinion on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh , whom Stevens had once lauded, he said his views have changed after watching Kavanaugh's hearing. Although a lifelong ...

Melania Trump Shows of Dance Moves in Kenya

The first lady laughed after one elephant in the group of 18 made a sudden move and she momentarily lost her footing. After petting one baby elephant, Trump was nudged by the el...

Pompeo to meet Kim Jong Un in fresh visit

In the September 19 written statement, Pompeo had announced talks with North Korean officials involving him and newly appointed USA envoy Stephen Biegun. After a summit between...

'Unsafe and Unprofessional': Chinese warship sails within 45 yards of Navy destroyer

It is now routine for British , Japanese , Australian , and US ships to sail the area, disregarding incessant warnings and orders from Chinese military officials who call w...

Melania Trump recycles $595 Veronica Beard jacket in Ghana

The Cape Coast castle , now a monument, has attracted world dignitaries including Trump's predecessor, America's first black president Barack Obama , his wife, Michelle, and thei...

Trump mocks woman who accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault

The president's comments were similar to those of his son, Donald Trump Jr., who told the Daily Mail he was more concerned about how his sons will be affected by the #MeToo mo...

USA ends diplomatic visas for United Nations same-sex partners

In a statement published on its website on October 1, the State Department has warned: "Effective immediately, USA embassies and consulates will adjudicate visa applications tha...

White House tells Federal Bureau of Investigation it can talk to anyone about Kavanaugh

The president faced accusations of sexual misconduct from several women before he was elected. While Democrats have said they hope to keep delaying Kavanaugh's nomination unt...

Republicans’ prosecutor for Kavanaugh hearing says she wouldn’t lay criminal charges

Trump didn't discuss whether he might release the written scope of work. And some of our colleagues said that, 'We'll be back here one week from now. "W$3 hy not agree to a one-wee...

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Paws for peace - North Korea's Kim sends two dogs across DMZ

Paws for peace - North Korea's Kim sends two dogs across DMZ

Ri's comments at the UN General Assembly were toned down from a year ago , when North Korea and the United States exchanged sharp words that had the world anxious the two sides co...

White House denies ‘micromanaging’ Kavanaugh probe

White House denies ‘micromanaging’ Kavanaugh probe

Senate Republican leaders agreed Friday to delay a final vote on Kavanaugh to allow time for an investigation by the FBI at the request of Arizona Sen. Don McGahn is the current ...

Flights, Trains Canceled as Typhoon Hits Japan

Flights, Trains Canceled as Typhoon Hits Japan

A woman in her 60s was missing in Miyazaki prefecture, southern Japan , after she was washed away in a paddy irrigation channel, according to NHK. About 320 domestic and global ...

SC lifts ban on women entering Sabarimala

SC lifts ban on women entering Sabarimala

However, he plans on having a discussion regarding the matter with the government as well as the temple's board. Padmakumar said that women devotees will have to cope with the fa...

Judiciary Democrats Demand Kavanaugh Hearing Be Postponed Over Allegations

Judiciary Democrats Demand Kavanaugh Hearing Be Postponed Over Allegations

Add Supreme Court as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Supreme Court news, video , and analysis from ABC News . But at least a hint of doubt has crept in. "They cou...