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Trump administration plans to shutter Palestinian office

Trump administration plans to shutter Palestinian office

Palestinian officials on Monday vowed not to bend to what they called the Trump administrations "bullying tactics" after being informed that their office in Washington would be shut down. By all indic...

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NHC Forecast: Hurricane Florence is rapidly strengthening

NHC Forecast: Hurricane Florence is rapidly strengthening

As of 6 p.m., UNC has not issued a new update concerning Hurricane Florence . Helene - now just southeast of the Cabo Verde islands off the African coast - had winds of 136km/h, and was expected...

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Sweden election results: Why Sweden Democrats will NOT form coalition government

Sweden election results: Why Sweden Democrats will NOT form coalition government

It said turnout stood at 84.4 percent, up one percentage point from the 2014 elections . With more than four-fifths of ballots counted , Sweden's national election commission reported the govern...

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Doubling of China trade tariffs 'ready to go'

Doubling of China trade tariffs 'ready to go'

To a certain extent its going to be up to China, Trump said. The Trump administration is ready to move ahead with the next round of tariffs after a public comment period ends at midnight in Was...

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Trump aide Papadopoulos gets 14 days in prison

Trump aide Papadopoulos gets 14 days in prison

He pleaded guilty last October to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about the timing of meetings with alleged go-betweens for Moscow. In fact, the special counsel's office has secured fiv...

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3 toddlers among dead in Australia mass killing

3 toddlers among dead in Australia mass killing

The man went to a police station in Karratha, some 1500kms from the Perth, and sent police to the Coode Street property where the bodies were discovered. According to her Facebook page, Mara Harvey be...

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Pres. Trump: North Korea Parade Is 'A Big And Very Positive Statement'

Pres. Trump: North Korea Parade Is 'A Big And Very Positive Statement'

The non-provocative nature of the display earned a tweet from Trump, who called it a "big and very positive statement from North Korea". He also said North Korean leader Kim Jong Un helped "prov...

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#PlaidShirtGuy at President Trump's rally in Billings goes viral

#PlaidShirtGuy at President Trump's rally in Billings goes viral

The NFL opened its new season Thursday night. But after enough time had passed with Linfesty's facial reactions and lack of rapturous applause for the president, Trump's advance team sent out a ...

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Florence expected to become hurricane, head to southeast US

Florence expected to become hurricane, head to southeast US

The National Hurricane Center in Miami said Florence is expected to become a major hurricane Monday and remain extremely unsafe and powerful as it nears the U.S. Red flags flying on beaches warned swi...

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India's top court to rule on decriminalizing gay sex

India's top court to rule on decriminalizing gay sex

Justice Chandrachud was addressing the 19 Annual Bodh Raj Sawhny Memorial Oration 2018 organised by the National Law University, Delhi (NLU-D). The judgement also pronounced discrimination on the ...

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Officer named in killing also shot a man in 2017

Officer named in killing also shot a man in 2017

Jean's family, and ask that the community remain patient as this investigation is conducted", Dallas Police Chief Ulysha Renee Hall said in a statement . Guyger's arrest was announced as Jean's f...

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Trump mocks light sentence for George Papadopoulos

Trump mocks light sentence for George Papadopoulos

Papadopoulos apparently raised the possibility of setting up a meeting between Trump and Putin during a national security meeting in March 2016. Moss also looked to Alex Van Der Zwaan's sentence of ...

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Texas Rangers Investigating Apartment Shooting Involving Dallas Police Officer

Texas Rangers Investigating Apartment Shooting Involving Dallas Police Officer

The officer called 911 and Jean was transported to a local hospital where he died, police said . At some point, the officer fired her weapon, hitting him police said. Dallas police did not identi...

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2nd body found on Colorado River after weekend boating accident

2nd body found on Colorado River after weekend boating accident

Immediately after the collision, people on passing boats helped pull victims from the river water. The body of Christine Lewis , 51, of Visalia was found in a section of the Colorado River alon...

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Taliban says founder of militant Afghan Haqqani network dies - global

Taliban says founder of militant Afghan Haqqani network dies - global

In 2015, sources close to the group told the BBC that the leader had died at least a year earlier. The group is the bone of contention between Pakistan and the USA as the latter accuse that Haqqani ...

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Mueller will reportedly accept written answers from Trump

Mueller will reportedly accept written answers from Trump

Giuliani, who like the president has repeatedly described the Russian Federation probe as a "witch hunt", told journalist Jeffrey Toobin that Trump's original legal team had struck a deal with Mueller...

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Quake hits northern Japan near major city

Quake hits northern Japan near major city

The magnitude-6.7 quake struck southern Hokkaido at 3:08 a.m. Thursday (2:08 p.m. ET Wednesday) at a depth of about 25 miles, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. Residents of the island, which is th...

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USA charges North Korean hacker in WannaCry, Sony cyber attacks

USA charges North Korean hacker in WannaCry, Sony cyber attacks

The attacks, the indictment said, were conducted from North Korea , China and other countries. The U.S. Department of Treasury also announced sanctions on the same individual. That comedy film depict...

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India signs landmark defence pact with U.S.

India signs landmark defence pact with U.S.

They held talks with external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj, defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman and senior officials. The exercise will involve sea, land, and air forces. Last week, a top USA go...

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Brexit flames fanned by former UK foreign minister Boris Johnson

Brexit flames fanned by former UK foreign minister Boris Johnson

No 10's intervention marks an escalation of the feud between the prime minister and her former foreign secretary, which has intensified since his attack on the government's Brexit plans, widely view...

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Typhoon Jebi in Photos

Typhoon Jebi in Photos

A tanker anchored in Osaka Bay was swept into a bridge and Kansai global airport was partially flooded by high waves whipped up by the storm . Hundreds of others planned to leave on high speed bo...

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Trump Blames Sessions For Arrests Of GOP Reps

Trump Blames Sessions For Arrests Of GOP Reps

It is highly unusual for sitting presidents to lash out against attorneys general and to try to bring political considerations to bear on prosecution decisions. Trump has called the probe a "witch hun...

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Powerful Incumbent Loses Mass. Democratic Primary

Powerful Incumbent Loses Mass. Democratic Primary

She'll face Geoff Diehl, a state representative who served as co-chair of Trump's 2016 campaign in the state and defeated two other Republicans for his party's nomination. She also referred to Preside...

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U.S. threatens to 'respond swiftly' if Assad uses chemical weapons

The human rights group Amnesty International said in a statement on Wednesday that the lives of "millions of people in Idlib are now in the hands of Russia , Turkey and Iran", and urged all par...

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Powerful Typhoon Jebi slams into western Japan, tips semi-trailer

Powerful Typhoon Jebi slams into western Japan, tips semi-trailer

A man in his 70s died apparently after being blown to the ground from his apartment in Osaka prefecture, while a 71-year-old man died after being buried underneath a storage unit that collapsed on him...

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Russian Federation resumes air strikes on Syria's Idlib - war monitor

Russian Federation resumes air strikes on Syria's Idlib - war monitor

The SOHR said the air strikes were in the countryside near Jisr Al Shughour on the western edge of the rebels' northwestern territory. Syrian rebel fighters prepare for an upcoming government offe...

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Trump says to keep Attorney General Jeff Sessions until November

Trump says to keep Attorney General Jeff Sessions until November

Trump has called the investigation a "witch hunt" and routinely questions why the Justice Department isn't investigating Hillary Clinton. But now the attorneys are becoming convinced Mueller will try ...

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Trump Was Slamming Republican US Prosecutors

Trump Was Slamming Republican US Prosecutors

Mr Trump wrote on Twitter that the justice department's decision to file charges put "easy wins now in doubt". Last month Duncan Hunter , a California representative, was charged with the misus...

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Chinese billionaire CEO Richard Liu arrested in U.S., accused of sexual offence

Chinese billionaire CEO Richard Liu arrested in U.S., accused of sexual offence

Founded in 1998, JD.com is an e-commerce juggernaut in China and the main competitor to industry leader Alibaba. He was arrested shortly before midnight on Friday and was released just after 4pm...

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Donald Trump scraps $300M Pakistan aid cash over terrorism claims

Donald Trump scraps $300M Pakistan aid cash over terrorism claims

With this, the Department of Defence (DoD) has reprogrammed Dollars 800 million CSF destined for Pakistan. "This is the money they (US) are supposed to reimburse, but now either they are not willing o...

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Navjot Singh Sidhu has a message from his friend Imran Khan

Navjot Singh Sidhu has a message from his friend Imran Khan

Pakistan's new Prime Minister Imran Khan will skip next month's United Nations General Assembly session to focus his attention on the country's economy, said his foreign minister. They also called...

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Who is Bruce Ohr, who keeps appearing in Trump’s tweets?

Who is Bruce Ohr, who keeps appearing in Trump’s tweets?

They're asking that Oversight Chairman Trey Gowdy of SC and Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte schedule a bipartisan meeting with the Justice Department to discuss the sensitivity of the documents, whic...

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John McCain honored at Washington National Cathedral memorial service

John McCain honored at Washington National Cathedral memorial service

Ahead of the 10 a.m. service, McCain's casket will leave the Capitol via motorcade. The White House did not immediately answer questions about his destination. Her tearful, impassioned tribute opene...

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Israel welcomes U.S. decision over UN Palestinian agency

Israel welcomes U.S. decision over UN Palestinian agency

In 2016, the U.S. donated $355m (£275m) to the UNRWA, which provides healthcare, education and social services to Palestinians in the West Bank, Gaza Strip, Jordan, Syria and Lebanon, and it was set t...

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Greyhound Bus Crash Leaves Seven Dead in New Mexico

Greyhound Bus Crash Leaves Seven Dead in New Mexico

At least nine bus passengers were being treated at University of New Mexico Hospital . No details about the patients' conditions were released, nor was there confirmation of the total number of inj...

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NFL, former Pitt star Larry Fitzgerald delivers eulogy for Sen. John McCain

NFL, former Pitt star Larry Fitzgerald delivers eulogy for Sen. John McCain

Mourners in black went inside the church, while USA flags and campaign-style placards that read simply "McCain" lined the motorcade route leading from the Capitol, where thousands filed past the sen...

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Russian Federation to Hold Substantial Naval Exercise Off Syrian Coast

Russian Federation to Hold Substantial Naval Exercise Off Syrian Coast

The group will work out a set of tasks for anti-aircraft and anti-subversive and sabotage defense as well as protection against mines, the ministry said. Speaking after talks in Moscow, Syria's foreig...

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Police Frantically Searching For Woman Who Knocked On Door Wearing Broken Shackles

Police Frantically Searching For Woman Who Knocked On Door Wearing Broken Shackles

The 32-year-old woman was found safe , the Montgomery County Sheriff Department (MCSD) told reporters on August 29. He said officers had found her 49-year-old boyfriend dead on Wednesday mo...

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United Kingdom pledges £4bn to help Africa crack down on crime

United Kingdom pledges £4bn to help Africa crack down on crime

THERESA May put on her dancing shoes in South Africa today but her not-so-fancy footwork was mocked on social media. But according to Quartz Africa , senior Chinese leaders visited Africa 79 tim...

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Trump accuses China of hampering US-North Korea relations, Beijing hits back

Trump accuses China of hampering US-North Korea relations, Beijing hits back

But he insisted his ties with Chinese President Xi Jinping were "great" and that he had a "fantastic relationship" with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , whom he met in Singapore in June . In a se...

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