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Islamic State attackers in Tehran were Iranians, death toll raised to 16

Iran's Intelligence Ministry confirmed Thursday that at least five of the eight male attackers had fought for Islamic State. Authorities have raised the dea...


Clash between stone-pelters and security forces in J&K's Shopian, one killed

He was rushed to the nearby hospital but doctors declared him brought dead. A complete shutdown is being observed in Shopian district of south Kashmir on Thur...


Are new Trump hotels exploiting presidency or just business?

Donald Trump Jr . said Monday the new chain will start with three hotels in Mississippi. The Daily Caller , citing disclosures filed with the Justice Depar...


Qatari crisis could spell new trouble for embattled Hamas

In the past, when Hamas has felt backed into a corner, it has led to conflict. In 2011, Gaza-based Palestinian resistance group Hamas carried out an Egypt...


Coast Guard involved in rescue off Salisbury Beach

A report released by the Coast Guard found that recreational boating deaths increased from 34 in 2015 to 55 in 2016, and 45 of the 55 people who died were not w...


Germany warns Iraqi Kurds against 'one-sided' referendum plans

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has said holding an independence referendum now would be neither in the Kurdistan Region's interest nor Iraq's . The presi...


UK police name third attacker as new search gets underway

At least seven people died and nearly 50 were injured when three attackers drove into crowds in central London before going on a stabbing spree. Police said...


Notre Dame attacker 'pledged allegiance to ISIS in video'

Documents found on the attacker identified him as a 40-year-old Algerian who was a doctoral student in information science at a university in the east of France...


Kremlin denies accusations that Russia tried to hack U.S. voting equipment

Russian presidential spokesman also recalled that Russian President Vladimir Putin has said a couple of times that Russia has never intervene and doesn't ...


Canadian killed in London terror attack: Trudeau

The aftermath of Saturday night's rampage, which left seven dead and dozens wounded, dominated the campaign trail ahead of Thursday's general election . The po...


Trump sons defend his criticism of London mayor

In the recent attack at London Bridge, 7 people were killed and 48 were left injured. May on Monday was also repeatedly asked to address Trump's comments. M...


Toll in last week's Kabul truck bomb now over 150: Ghani

However, at least one rocket struck an Indian diplomatic compound a few blocks away. After the bombing, Afghanistan blamed Pakistan for having a hand in t...


Russian Federation says fighter jet intercepts U.S. bomber on border

Col. Michelle L. Baldanza, a US Army Defense Department spokeswoman. Russia sent a Sukhoi-27 fighter at 10 a.m. Moscow time to intercept the B-52 flying a...


Trump vows to do whatever is necessary to protect US

Trump said London Mayor Sadiq Khan had offered a "pathetic excuse" and "had to think fast on his " no reason to be alarmed " statement". Earlier Sunday, T...


Tillerson: Trump says look past turmoil and re-engage Russian Federation

In an apparent response to President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the Paris climate change accord, residents in Wellington , New Zealand's capital, signa...


Trump aides won't say whether he believes in climate change

This is not only about the huge economic opportunities of clean growth and the need to address the pressing threats of climate change. He said cities across the...


British govt, London mayor clash over UK invite to Trump

The mayor's spokesman said he was too busy to respond to Trump's "ill-informed" tweet. Politicians in elected office, including many Western leaders, whos...


Explosion Rocks Great Mosque Of Herat City

HERAT , Afghanistan A suspected bomb outside a historic mosque in the Afghan city of Herat killed at least seven people and wounded 15 on Tuesday, police said...


Leo Varadkar becomes Ireland's first openly gay Prime Minister-elect

Varadkar (38) won the leadership race for the Fine Gael ruling party to become the country's first homosexual PM In waiting. Mr Varadkar, a qualified doctor...


White House tries to regroup, but Trump isn't helping

The account is supposed to mimic White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer , but many think the tweets are real. "The president is President of the Un...


What We Know About Reality Winner, Government Contractor Accused Of NSA Leak

Victor is set to go before US Magistrate Judge Brian Epps for a detention hearing Thursday in Augusta, Nichols said. The classified document , which was pub...


Police Put Death Toll In Philippine Hotel Attack At 36

Police said the gunman did not directly fire upon the hotel's guests and that the stampede that ensued afterwards caused the dozens of injuries. The suspect ...


Southern California baby dies in family stabbing attack

The arrest stemmed from an incident that was reported about 9:10 a.m. Monday, when a "hysterical" 911 caller said her mother had stabbed her and the caller's tw...


Time to Get US Air Traffic Control Out of the 1960s

Summer travel is in full swing now at airports across the nation. Air traffic control unions and the government have a fraught history. Critics have point...


GM shareholders reject activist investor's proposal

GM shares aren't getting any lift from the news. Full view will be published shortly. At General Motors' annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday, a proposa...


US, Mexico Nearing Deal on Sugar Trade

Earlier this year, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross accused Mexico of taking advantage of NAFTA rules, saying, "Mexico's trade deficit with China is approxi...


'Beheaded' police chief safe amid clashes in besieged Philippines city

He defended his proclamation of martial law in Mindanao, saying it was necessary to root out the militants who attacked Marawi on Tuesday, burning buildings and...


Illinois Man Jumps Through Car Window To Save Driver Having Seizure

Dixon Police said a patrol auto was driving near the intersection 4th Avenue and North Galena Avenue when officers saw a blue vehicle heading north on Galena an...


Now DA says Zille is not suspended

In a bid to flex his muscles and show that he was in charge of the party, Maimane convened a press conference at OR Tambo International Airport to announce that...


House Russia investigators subpoena Flynn, Cohen

Comey's associates have said Comey told them that Trump asked him at a January dinner to pledge his loyalty to the president and, at an Oval Office meeting we...


Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn to face questions on live TV

Corbyn played the victim when the interviewer kept cutting him off, drawing Paxman into admitting that he would not let him finish his answer. Given that this c...


Breitbart writer out after inflammatory tweets following London attack

Other Twitter users pointed out that McHugh's original tweet indicated that she was either ignoring or perhaps ignorant of the history of deadly terror in the ...


Justices affirm ruling striking NC legislative districts

The Supreme Court in January put that ruling on hold while it decided whether to hear the state's appeal. In 2015, in a case called North Carolina v. Be Civi...


Canadian man mows lawn with tornado behind him

Theunis Wessels was "fully aware" of the twister but "wasn't anxious at all", his wife Cecilia, who took the photo , told the BBC . Cecelia Wessels said th...


Map in new Congress booklet shows J&K as 'Indian occupied Kashmir'

We seek apology. Such mistakes will never be repeated. The booklet titled " Rashtriya Suraksha Par Aanch " in the context of the China-Pakistan Economic Corri...


China defends Pakistan on terrorism ahead of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Summit

She confirmed that the lengthy process of their admission into the group, which took years until China gave its nod, was over and the two countries would become...


CEC Zaidi rules out paper ballot system after EVM challenge

Sources in the Commission said two separate counters have been set up for the CPI (M ) and the NCP for the challenge with the participants getting four hours e...


Goldman under fire for buying Venezuela "hunger bonds"

Mexico, he said, hoped that the resolution to be issued by the OAS foreign ministers will "talk about the need for an electoral timetable, to restore fully the ...


Trump tweets article with unnamed source after criticizing reports with unnamed sources

But Conway downplayed the reports of Kushner's proposals to Russian officials as falling within the realm of ordinary White House work. Kushner, Trump added, ...


Touching Moments from Ariana Grande's 'One Love Manchester' Concert

Part way through the concert, Grande thanked the crowd for their " love and unity", noting that it is "the medicine the world needs right now". "You looked fea...


4 nations cut diplomatic ties to Qatar as Gulf rift deepens

Saudi media viciously attacked Qatar, accusing it of having "betrayed" the other Arab countries particularly at a time when they had attempted to stage a show...


Trump repeats criticism of Germany, Merkel stands by stance

Merkel vented her frustration with Trump on Sunday after what she described as unsatisfactory talks at the meeting of G7 leaders, saying Germany - and Europe...


Donald Trump urges Supreme Court to reinstate travel ban

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments in the administration's request for a stay pending appeal to lift the Hawaii injunction on May 15, but it has...


Juncker warns Trump to 'stick to' Paris climate deal

By abandoning the world's chief effort to slow the tide of planetary warming, Trump was fulfilling a top campaign pledge. The agreement called for scaling up ...


Trump goes on another Twitter rant, calls leaks 'fabricated lies'

US President Donald Trump , who was uncharacteristically quiet on Twitter during his nine-day trip overseas, resumed his favourite past-time Sunday with a t...


Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn face tough questions on live TV

With 10 days to go until the General Election , the Prime Minister and Labour leader will go before TV's grand inquisitor in a live grilling by Jeremy Paxman ...


I never get angry, says Home Minister Rajnath Singh

The civilian casualty in the north-east has come down drastically, he said. "When I say we will find a lasting solution to the problem in Jammu and Kashmir, w...


Another Attack in London

BBC reporter Holly Jones , who was on the bridge at the time of the incident, said the van was driven by a man , and the vehicle was "probably traveling at a...


UK June 8 election opinion polls marred in controversy

The Tories' three-point lead is the lowest of the campaign so far, while Labour's 39 per cent is the party's highest poll result since February 2014. There is...


Marcus Mumford added to Manchester benefit concert lineup

Grande's visit comes days before the "One Love Manchester" benefit concert , dedicated to victims of the attack, which she will host Sunday. A young fan of...