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Helicopter Drops Water on Wildfire Threatening Homes in South Florida

The fire is 60 percent contained. More than 100 firefighters from teams that came from Manatee, Broward, Sarasota, Orange and Miami-Dade counties were assisti...


North Korea parades military weapons, but no nuke test

As tensions between North Korea and the USA rose in recent days, speculation had grown that Kim Jong Un would conduct a nuclear test or other major military tes...


Pope Francis: Europe migrant centres 'concentration camps'

The Pope spoke about his trip to a refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos previous year. Though his wording suggests Pope Francis could have meant "concen...


American monitor killed in Ukraine when mine hits vehicle

At least one German monitor was also hurt in the blast close to the frontline between Ukrainian troops and militia backed by Moscow, where the 700-strong unarme...


Turkey arrests dozens in anti-referendum protests

Undeterred by warnings, particularly from the Western media - including The Economist's stark caution that Turkey risked "sliding into dictatorship" - voters na...


Egypt president in Saudi Arabia to reaffirm ties

He also participated in flight missions over Yemen, where the kingdom has been bombing a Yemeni faction aligned with Iran for more than two years. But the mov...


Possible shutdown, health care quagmire awaiting Congress

Meanwhile, the president has expressed pained awareness of the first 100-day mark, used as a benchmark since the first term of Franklin D Roosevelt. Trump has...


French election: Macron beats Le Pen

Controls on immigration and national security are cornerstones of Le Pen's National Front agenda and on Friday she said she would reinstate border checks and ex...


Filipino officials visit disputed isle, to build facilities

He added that he might go to Pag-asa on June 12 to mark Philippine Independence Day and plant the nation's flag there. Also on Sunday, Rep. Gary Alejano of Ma...


Israel marks Holocaust Remembrance Day

In his address, Netanyahu said the lives of at least 4 million Jews could have been saved if the allied powers had bombed Nazi death camps in 1942. "Since Wor...


Pence warns NKorea 'era of strategic patience is over'

The official was adamant that the USA is now not anticipating pre-emptive military action against North Korea. Asked by a reporter what message he had for Nor...


South Korea on heightened alert as isolated North readies for army celebration

In an escalating war of words with the U.S., North Korea warned Thursday of a "super-mighty preemptive strike" that would reduce American military forces in ...


In wake of tense Trump call, Pence aims to soothe Australia

Mike Pence offered the assurances to Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Saturday during a joint media conference in Sydney. In January, US presiden...


United Kingdom finance minister Hammond says 2015 tax promises hamper government

Speaking on the campaign trail in Dudley, in the West Midlands, the prime minister would not be drawn on the issue when asked if the 2015 pledge not to put up i...


HC dismisses AAP's plea to use EVMs with VVPAT in civic polls

He also urged people to come out and vote in large numbers on Sunday to ensure the Aam Aadmi Party's victory. According to a report by National Election Watch...


Canada police charge woman for smuggling asylum-seekers from US

RCMP said a significant amount of cash was seized from a house connected to Omoruyi. US officials say three more people have been arrested in connection with ...


Iran's president registers to run in May elections

Also, Raisi, who is commonly believed to be the main conservative rival of President Rouhani, registered for the presidential race on Friday. Mr Ahmadinejad w...


Nearly 9000 Med Migrants Rescued over Weekend

They were buried in a cemetery dedicated to migrants whose bodies are regularly washed up on the coast of Libya, which remains embroiled in a bloody civil war s...


British Labour will not push for referendum on Brexit terms

The findings, which Labour says indicate that the Conservatives have broken their promise on "small schools with small class sizes", also show the number of "ti...


One person remains in custody in wake of Westminster attack

Police made several arrests following the terror attack, but most have been released with no further action. Two police officers who were injured as the attac...


Terrorism Killed Linked To Turkish Nightclub Attack

Thomas described Uzbeki as "a close associate" of al-Baghdadi who "was known to interact with him in various ways over time". John Thomas (USAF) said operativ...


Trump administration helps free detained aid worker in Egypt

When Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi visited President Trump at the White House earlier this month, officials said Hijazi's case would be among the t...


How the Borussia bomber hoped to make millions

German police arrested a suspect in an attack on a soccer team's bus, with prosecutors saying Friday the man was attempting to depress the team's stock price. "...


Applications for US jobless aid rise but remain at low level

Initial jobless claims are used as a real-time proxy for the pace of layoffs and the overall health of the labor market since people usually file for benefits s...


Russian jets buzz Alaska for fourth day in a row

She explained that the planes were never in US or Canadian air space, but they did go into the Canadian Air Defense Identification Zone, then the Alaskan Air De...


Parties, protests and deals: Pot enthusiasts observe 4/20

Capitol Police later released a statement saying they had arrested seven people "after witnessing them distributing marijuana in public view to passersby at F...


Aircraft carrier group wasn't near Korean peninsula

In Saudi Arabia Wednesday, Defense Secretary James Mattis shed some light on what had happened. Several news reports last week claimed the Carl Vinson an...


Churches in southern Egypt will not celebrate Easter

Its increasingly sophisticated tactics are likely to fuel sectarian tensions and embarrass el-Sissi. "Given the current circumstances and our solidarity with ...


Kashmir situation not completely under control: Union Minister

He said a proper inquiry should be initiated in each case to ensure strongest action against those who indulged in harassing Kashmiri students staying outside J...


Trump administration says Iran complying with nuclear deal

US President Donald Trump has directed a National Security Council-led inter-agency review of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the deal nuclear n...


Dad: Fresno shooting suspect spoke of race war

Muhammad has a criminal history that includes arrests on weapons, drugs and false-imprisonment charges. He has a lengthy record and has had at least two mental ...


Arkansas vows to keep pushing for executions despite setback

Critics of the drug have argued that midazolam, a sedative, fails to render a prisoner sufficiently insensate to the pain of other ingredients used in lethal in...


Russia, Iran army chiefs vow to continue Syria fight

Russian Federation and Iran have provided Assad with critical military support in his war against rebel groups fighting to topple him. At least 70 people died...


Utah's Chaffetz says he won't run for re-election

Romney's son, Josh Romney , also expressed interest in running. But there are other factors worth examining in considering the lawmaker's decision to exit ...


Serena Williams is pregnant with her first child

The tennis superstar posts selfie on Snapchat , then deletes it. Congratulations have started to pour in. "I'm happy to confirm Serena is expecting a baby ...


Hassan Rouhani : Iran's President says Trump abetting Syria 'terrorists'

Peskov said at a news briefing. The United States and Turkey support rebels fighting the government of President Bashar al-Assad, while Russian Federation and...


More than 21000 expected at Trump's first Easter Egg Roll

Sure. She loves this. I don't know if we're going to be successful, but I know a lot of people, they're going to be successful. "Here you go, kids, here", he ...


No more "Lal Battis" for VIPs from May 1 including PM Modi

Blue-coloured beacons, however, will be allowed on vehicles concerned with emergency and relief services, ambulance, fire services etc. Home minister G Parame...


Pence: US not seeking North Korea negotiations

In comments yesterday to the Washington Post , Pence declared: "I think the path of negotiations with North Korea has been a colossal failure now for more than...


Stephy Nobles-Beans: Remember who and what we honor on Resurrection Sunday

Dong-Ha Kim shared on Easter Sunday was of joy. Chloe Rodriquez, 12, said this is her first year not Easter egg hunting. As I grew as a Christian and contin...


Criticism of Turkey's electoral board 'politically motivated', minister says

He said the party would use all legal paths to challenge the vote . Referring to previous remarks by Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on future EU-Tu...


Trump takes direct aim at Canadian dairy

The disruption is blamed on new policies in Canada created to push out United States imports, including milk. Francois Dumontier, a spokesman for Les Producte...


Turkey opposition calls for referendum to be annulled

Criticism of Turkey's referendum result grew louder on Tuesday, with the European observers claiming close to three million votes could have been manipulated. I...


Theresa May calls snap General Election for June 8

She also got the full backing of the Cabinet before calling the election. "Ultimately, we see potential for the election to be a significant positive for the ...


Tillerson to press Russian Federation on Syrian chemical weapons

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iran's Hassan Rouhani said in a phone call that aggressive US actions against Syria were not permissible and violated world...


Hillary Clinton Says 'Certainly Misogyny' Played a Role in Her Loss

Presidential Election. Coincidentally, reports that Trump was considering military action in Syria emerged a short time later. Thursday marked one of jus...


Carl Vinson strike group isn't heading directly to Korea

The ships may be intended as a warning to Washington, the AP said . Last week, Chinese President Xi Jinping and his American counterpart Donald Trump also he...


Amidst controversies, AIADMK's Dinakaran finds a diehard supporter in RK Nagar

A few analysts insisted, the electric pole symbol's resemblance to the "Irattai Ilai" (two leaves). Censuring the AIADMK (Amma) and AIADMK (Puratchi Thalaivi ...


Turkey: Main opposition party files for referendum annulment

Even though the White House press secretary said that Washington will not comment on the topic until the worldwide monitors who oversaw the Turkish constitution...


Islamic State kills dozens of civilians trying to flee Mosul

The incident happened during the operation to retake the city from IS militants, the ministry of defence said. "Their appearance was shocking". Daesh also k...