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In Ken Paxton Case, SEC Lawyers Face Skeptical Judge

The school district in that case - Gloucester County School Board v. G.G. - now is seeking Supreme Court review of the 4th Circuit's decision. The petition al...


Florida's Gulf coast braces for Tropical Storm Hermine

A hurricane warning was already in effect for a section of Florida's Gulf coast from the Suwanne River to Mexico Beach. A state of emergency has been declared f...


Nice burkini ban overturned following ruling by top court

Nearly 90 were left dead and scores of others critically injured. But the city's administrative court ruled Thursday: "In the absence of such risks, the emoti...


Strengthening Security and Combating Terrorism Dominates Talks With Kerry in Bangladesh

Kerry, while on his first official visit to Bangladesh, pointed Monday to an agreement to bolster to cooperation between the two countries' law enforcement and ...


France's burkini ban a 'stupid reaction' to extremism

The mayor of Tremblay-en-France, François Asensi, condemned the "hateful and stigmatizing speech recorded in the video ", and said such treatment is punishable...


Residents tear down infamous hashish market in Copenhagen

The incident was the final straw for residents of Christiania , a community of about 600 that was founded by hippies in 1971. Wednesday's shooting had prompt...


Obama urges China to stop flexing muscles over South China Sea

However, there will be no more bilateral talks with other world leaders because of his hectic schedule, the DFA said. United Nations rapporteur human rights e...


No Zika cases from Rio Olympics

The Zika virus is transmitted mainly by Aedes mosquitoes, and has been linked to microcephaly and other birth defects thus putting pregnant women at risk, acc...


Putin to meet Erdogan on sidelines of G20 summit in China

While UK Prime Minister Theresa May will not meet the Russian president until an global summit next week, 11 schoolboys were able to chat with him and take phot...


Trump stops in Phoenix, talks of immigration plan

In recent weeks, however, he's faced criticism that he is "softening" his position on immigration as he struggles to move to the middle and gain voter support. ...


AAP min CD case: BJP, Cong flay ruling party

The Chief Minister took the position that the surfacing of such a CD was "objectionable" and that it constituted sufficient grounds for Kumar's removal from...


Vikings QB could miss 1-2 years, issues statement on rehab

Asked if there was any chance Bridgewater could return in 2016, Zimmer said, "It doesn't look good right now". Still, he was bad in Arizona's playoff loss at Ca...


Several dead, wounded in blast at Chinese embassy in Kyrgyzstan

The Central Asian nation's interior ministry said the person who drove the vehicle through the gate died when the bomb detonated. A Kyrgyz senior security off...


Attacks 'here to stay' as SWIFT reveals new cyber hacking incidents

The Bangladeshi robbery is notable not only for its ambitious targeted haul - the hackers attempted to steal almost $1 billion, before coming away with around $...


Police look into whether sun glare was factor in kayak crash

The Coast Guard, NYPD, FDNY, and Jersey City Fire Department rescued 11 injured kayakers from the water. The teen was rushed to Bellevue Hospital where he...


Clinton Foundation Will Not Accept Foreign Donations If Hillary Clinton Wins

Trump, who is badly trailing Clinton in all major States and has reset his campaign last week, according to The Hill, sees the Clinton's email expose as an oppo...


Victoria Has Become the First Australian State to Ban Fracking

The ban decision forms part of the government response to the 2015 Parliamentary Inquiry into Onshore Unconventional Gas in Victoria, which received more than...


Guptas have done nothing wrong, insists Eskom CEO

Ngubane and Eskom executives appeared before the portfolio committee on public enterprises and were grilled by opposition party MPs about the contracts and abou...


Shekau Wounded In NAF's Raid Military

Shekau, who seems to have favored a more independent vision of Boko Haram , seems to be in charge of only small group of fighters who still refer to themselves...


Islamic State chief spokesman Muhammad al-Adnani killed in Syria

Adnani rose to chief spokesman of ISIS, frequently encouraging lone wolf attacks in the West, particularly on non-believers. The news service, Amaq, said Adna...


Trudeau heads to China to woo trade

Canada's global trade minister says government negotiators are in China working hard to resolve a dispute that could affect Canadian canola exports. "These ar...


Bangladesh SC rejects review petition against death sentence to Mir Quasem

Bangladesh's top court has rejected a final appeal by the leader of an Islamist party against a death sentence for atrocities committed during the country's 197...


Britney Spears nervous about her VMA comeback

She festively proclaims, "Nobody should be alone if they don't have to be", soaking up the drenching, dancey layers of production on "Do You Wanna Come Over". T...


Mogadishu car bomb exploded outside president's residence, hotels nearby damaged

Somali Minister of Information Mohamed Abdi Hayir confirmed the attack, saying that it occurred when security officials were meeting in a hotel close to the Pre...


Federal Bureau of Investigation to release Clinton emails report as soon as Wednesday

A spokeswoman said the for the 36-year-old was committed to ensuring that those benefiting from the foundation's work would continue to receive 'that often life...


Feeling proud over Mother Teresa's canonisation: Modi

He said Modi should have considered the issue before deciding to send an official Indian delegation to the canonisation ceremony at the Vatican. Mother Teresa...


Romanian PM heads to Italy for quake funeral

Italy's national anti-terrorism prosecutor, Franco Roberti, also vowed to work to prevent the mafia from infiltrating in public works projects to rebuild the qu...


Turkey accused of expanding occupation inside Syria

Turkey, a key North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally, regards the YPG as "terrorists", while the United States considers the militia an effective force against...


Turkey Accused Of Killing 'Tens Of Civilians' In Syrian Village

One Turkish soldier was killed and three others were injured in a rocket attack by the US -sponsored Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) terror group agains...


France criticizes Turkish military intervention in Syria

Shervan Darwish, a spokesman for the Manbij Military Council, part of the USA -backed Kurdish-led Syria Democratic Forces, said the militants used at least thre...


U.S. to cooperate with Bangladesh on combating terrorism

Kerry laid emphasis on exchanging information with Bangladesh. The party was also happy with Kerry's assurance to consider the extradition of Bangabandhu killer...


Explosion at Chinese embassy in Kyrgyzstan; 1 dead

Kyrgyz news website 24.kg reported that the auto appeared to have rammed the embassy's gate before exploding. China said three embassy employees were wounded...


Russia: Syria raids from Iran do not violate United Nations resolution

In the regular State Department briefing Wednesday, Toner said that the Russian airstrikes out of Iran "continue to hit civilian populations". In Washingto...


Pilots arrested on alcohol charge at Glasgow Airport

It comes little more than a month after a separate incident saw two pilots for another airline arrested at Glasgow airport also on suspicion of being drunk ...


Turkish bombardment kills 35 civilians in Syria: monitor

In the meantime and here in Damascus government sources refused to comment when asked about their reaction toward the new gains that the Turkish army made sa...


Kerry heads to Bangladesh, India amid South Asian tensions

Enhancing worker safety must be paired with strengthening workers' rights", Kerry said in a speech in Dhaka . Dhaka - Bangladesh and the United States have...


Muslim Women Thrown Out of Restaurant in France

The restaurant owner - who has not been named - has since said he regretted what happened. But the man continued: "I'm living in a secular country and this is...


Turkey: Rockets fired from Syria wounded 5 kids

The clashes bolster Western concerns that Turkey's military incursion into Syria is intended, in part, to target USA -supported Kurdish forces known as the Kurd...


Turkish army thrusts deeper into Syria, monitor says 35 villagers killed

His message was clear - cross the Euphrates, and you will be blown to bits by the Turkish forces now invading the country. Late last week, shortly after the T...


Australia plan for vote on gay marriage hits stumbling block

Malcolm Turnbull is holding onto hope his same-sex marriage plebiscite will go ahead despite Labor giving the clearest indication yet it will block it. The only...


Priest Stabbed in Indonesia

The motive for the attack at St Joseph's Church in Medan, Indonesia, is now unknown. Realising the suicide bomb had failed, the assailant took out an axe from...


Politicos spar over ethics surrounding Clinton Foundation

With additional questions raised about Clinton's ethical character with each new email dump, it is vital that the process of releasing the emails be expedited...


State Department: Israel's OK for Jewish housing plans in Hebron 'deeply concerning'

Twenty-six percent of Israelis said they would support the proposed deal if it included peace with all Arab nations as part of the Arab Peace Initiative. But a ...


California Firefighters Contain Blue Cut Fire, Grapple With Other Blazes

After some time, Sayles and his girlfriend were finally able to return to their home, which was spared by the blaze, but most if not all of the outbuildings on ...


Southern Thailand Rocked by New Chain of Explosions, No Injuries

On Thursday and early Friday, two series of blasts shook the Hua Hin resort in southern Thailand killing at least two people and injuring 28 others. Thailand'...


China applauds peace agreement between Colombian government and FARC

Jim McGovern, Democrat-Massachusetts. The United Nations, United States and European Union have all hailed the peace deal. US President Barack Obama spoke by ...


Germany expects fewer than 300000 refugees this year

Germany expects up to 300,000 asylum seekers to arrive this year, less than one-third of the total during 2015's record influx, the Federal Office for Migrants ...


Challenger predicts victory as Gabon awaits vote results

But the 73-year-old Ping claimed Sunday that "the general trends indicate we are the victor". Ping distributed figures showing him easily beating incumbent Al...


German economy minister says EU-US trade talks have failed

Opponents of the deal have been staging protests in a number of European cities. She has said remaining member states must listen to each other carefully and ...


Half of Germans Oppose Fourth Term for Angela Merkel, Survey Finds

Der Spiegel reported on August 27, Merkel will decide if she will run for Germany's Chancellor in early 2017. Weise told the weekly Bild am Sonntag the new...