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Tornadoes damage parts of Litchfield and Watkins

Johnson also said it was the worst tornado damage he has ever seen in Litchfield . The Meeker County Sheriff's Office says the tornado struck the northwe...


Owen Smith to stand for labour leadership

Ms Eagle borrowed Theresa May's famous 2002 description of the Conservatives as she called for action from the Labour leadership on "abuse, misogyny, homophob...


Rafael Nadal named in Rio Olympics draw

The 2008 Olympic gold medalist Rafael Nadal has been cleared to play in Rio despite his lack of Davis Cup matches. The only other unexpected announcement Frid...


Turkey coup attempt: Military will be cleansed - PM

State-run Anadolu Agency reports 754 members of armed forces have been detained across Turkey. "The coup attempt has been foiled", said acting army chief Ge...


May pledges bold new future for Britain

During his last audience with the Queen, Mr Cameron tendered his resignation as Prime Minister . Mrs May, 59, inherits a daunting task from the 49-year-old M...


South China Sea: Philippine to hold 'peaceful talks' with China

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ruled out war with China over the South China Sea dispute and said he would like to send former President Fidel Ramos to ...


Bill to Create Federal GMO Labeling Standard Sails Through House

Colorado voters resoundingly rejected a mandatory GMO labeling measure in 2014, with 66 percent voting against, versus 34 percent in favor. "This bill is ...


N.Korea arrests defector who worked as South Korea agent

North Korea is now holding at least four South Korean detainees who have been arrested since 2013, including Ko. Seongju residents criticized the government f...


Obama Slows Afghanistan Troop Withdrawal

There are 9,800 US troops now in Afghanistan and the initial plan was to leave 5,500 there through the end of the year. Obama acknowledged that while "few Ame...


British Prime Minister David Cameron Leaves The Political Stage01:57

She has begun to roll out new Cabinet appointments and has named Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson as Foreign Minister. The new Prime Minister believes that...


Japanese messaging app Line's stock soars on first trading day

The offering of 22 million American Depository Shares (ADSs) at US$32.84 (RM129.70) each topped the upper end of the expected price range of US$28.50 (RM112.56)...


South Korea announces site for USA anti-missile system opposed by China

Deployment of THAAD has proven deeply controversial in South Korea , stimulating criticism from Seongju citizens who argue its operation will have negative h...


Family of Indian man killed by mob accused of cow slaughter

Cow slaughter carries a maximum jail sentence of seven years jail and a fine of up to 10,000 rupees ($150) in Uttar Pradesh. "The order of the local court to ...


Turkish president says he's in control, coup faltering

Lavrov made the statement early Saturday at a news conference with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry. Rebellious Turkish military factions tried to seize c...


Syrian Forces Slice Into Aleppo and 'Rebel' Territory

In the summer of 2012, thousands of armed militants stormed residential districts of Aleppo from its countryside, striking the economic nerves of the Syrian g...


Turkey's military HQ 'now held by pro-Government forces'

Rebellious Turkish military factions tried to seize control of the government late Friday in a stunning attempt to oust Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, ...


Bomb hits Turkish parliament in Ankara

State-run Anadolu Agency says Turkish air force planes are flying above Ankara to strike at military helicopters that are being used by those attempting a cou...


Andy Murray eyes world number one spot

Murray's triumph capped probably the best day in British tennis history, with Heather Watson winning a surprise mixed doubles title alongside Finn Henri Kontine...


Supreme Court has given historic verdict: Tuki

Tripura Governor Tathagata Roy, who recently took additional charge of Arunachal Pradesh after JP Rajkhowa went on leave due to ill health, on Thursday official...


Nice attack: What we know about Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel so far

He was known to authorities in relation to drugs and alcohol-related offenses, the BBC reported . ISIS claimed responsibility for that attack, which was ca...


Pakistan 339 all out against England

Six years ago, during a Lord's Test against England , Amir and Pakistan new-ball partner Mohammad Asif deliberately bowled no-balls on the instructions of capt...


Hillary Clinton finally 'feels the Bern'….in a good way

Bernie Sanders, whose calls for a political revolution energized millions of voters, bestowed his long-awaited endorsement on Hillary Clinton Tuesday, the Dem...


British Prime Minister David Cameron Leaves The Political Stage

Johnson served as Mayor of London from 2008 until this year when he was replaced by Sadiq Khan. Outgoing British Prime Minister David Cameron today wished...


Theresa May becomes prime minister, promising 'one nation' government

The UK's new prime minister Theresa May has vowed to lead a "one nation" government that works for all not just the "privileged few". CRI's London Corresp...


84 killed in France as terror truck ploughs through crowd

The carnage prompted local law enforcement agencies to issue public statements of condolence as well as public advisories. Speaking in Nice on Friday, P...


'Many foreigners and children' among Nice dead and injured: Hollande

With many still searching for news of their loved ones after the attack, a Facebook site called "SOS Nice " attracted posts Friday from people hoping t...


Government Says at Least 60 Dead in Turkey

At the Etimesgut armored units training command, in the outskirts of Ankara, some soldiers who took part in the attempted coup were arrested by fellow officers ...


Hutchinson, Griffin pleased with Pence as Trump veep pick

Unlike Trump, Pence also joined U.S. President Barack Obama and House Speaker Paul Ryan to back the Trans-pacific partnership deal, a trade deal staunchly o...


Britain's Johnson to meet EU foreign policy chief on Sunday

Johnson was said to have later apologised for using racist terms in the editorial. "It's a sign of the British political crisis that has come out of the refere...


Possible VP pick Tim Kaine joins Clinton at D.C. rally

In Colorado , Clinton leads Trump 43 percent to 35 percent; a combined 21 percent say neither, other or are undecided. An electoral college projection re...


Quotes on Boris Johnson's appointment as UK's chief diplomat

It added that Kerry and Johnson agreed that the special relationship between their countries "is as essential as ever". The French minister said he needs a ne...


Arunachal verdict: Supreme Court's third legal blow to Modi government

It said that setting the clock back by the Court has given rise to practical problems for the Governor and the people of the state in executing the order of the...


Need an attack dog as running mate

Mike Pence. Just the night before, on Fox News, Trump had listed Christie among his three finalists. USA media reported that Trump might announce his vice pre...


Canada urges calm in Turkey, advises Canadians to stay indoors

Anadolu news agency said military helicopters had fired on the headquarters of the intelligence agency. Turkey's prime minister is the head of government ...


Obama administration discloses civilian deaths caused by drones

Obama , who ramped up drone warfare after taking office, has ordered Central Intelligence Agency and Defense Department air attacks in Pakistan, Yemen, Libya an...


Boris Johnson made foreign secretary by Theresa May

As the foreign secretary, Johnson will represent Britain on the world stage and play a key role in the Brexit negotiations. Beyond that, even at the highest l...


No prosecution for about 100 arrested protesters

District Attorney Hillar Moore of East Baton Rouge Parish, who earlier this week recused himself from Sterling's case, said his officer won't be prosecuting m...


Trump seeks $10 million in damages from former campaign aide

Nunberg is also seeking $10 million from Trump in compensatory damages, The Washington Post's report said. "Further, the Trump Campaign is misguidedly and i...


May makes undiplomatic figure top UK diplomat

Mr Johnson continued: "I was very pleased to receive a phone call from Secretary (John) Kerry of the United States who totally agreed with that analysis and h...


US Releases Controversial 28 Pages of 9/11 Commission Report

Bush in order to protect intelligence sources. The document hints at links between Riyadh and the 9/11 plot but stops short of definitive proof. "Several go...


GOP Sen: Delegates 'Silenced' By Rules Committee, Forced To Support Trump

But extraordinary circumstances surround the July 18-21 Republican confab, where Trump is set to become the party's standardbearer to face Democrat Hillary ...


South Sudan's President orders ceasefire after days of fighting

The UN's Permanent Representative of South Sudan , Akuei Bona Malwal, says the fighting is part of the country's learning process. Earlier Tuesday, the Uni...


Brother kills Pakistani model-cum-actor Qandeel Baloch

She said the two of them enjoyed soft drinks and cigarettes together during the daylight hours in the holy month of Ramadan, when practicing Muslims fast from ...


Draymond Green court hearing to be held before Olympics

In a statement given to East Lansing police , Edmondson said he was at the bar Rick's American Café on Friday night near campus, when Green "bumped into" h...


Hillary Clinton's Edge Over Donald Trump

Hillary Clinton has emerged from the FBI investigation into her email practices as secretary of state a wounded candidate with a large and growing majority of ...


At least 36000 people displaced by South Sudan violence since Friday

It looks like civil war and it still could be - South Sudan's capital held to ransom by the warring forces of its president and his deputy. Both leaders had c...


Russian citizen and Russian expat presumably killed in Nice attack - foreign ministry

Counter-terrorist investigators were leading the probe, into the attack, local media said, and a local government official said weapons and grenades were found ...


THAAD rage: Koreans egg PM for defending USA antimissile deployment

South Korea and the United States have confirmed the site for deploying an advanced US missile defense system, but disagreement still lingers over its capabil...


Philippines urges China to `respect` sea ruling

While the Chinese response, in an optimistic scenario, could be passively ignoring the ruling, less desirable would be the country declaring the region an Air D...


Details of some of the Istanbul airport attack victims

Turkish officials have strong evidence that ISIS leadership was involved in the planning of the Istanbul terrorist attack , a senior government source told ...