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Sep 24 2018

Russian Federation warned Israel before downing of plane

Syrian government missile defense systems last week shot down a Russian military plane, killing all 15 people on board. The system will "significantly increase the Sy...

Sep 24 2018

Second Kavanaugh accuser comes forward

Because it would have happened a year after the now-famous house party described by Dr. Christine Blasey Ford . Deborah attended Yale University with Kavanaugh , an...

Sep 24 2018

Rosenstein resigns, expected to be fired by Trump

Rosenstein has been the target of Trump's public ire and private threats for months, but uncertainty about his future deepened, following the revelation Friday that...

Sep 23 2018

India's Modi faces calls for resignation over French jet deal

Hollande's statement or state that Mr. Hollande is lying and tell what the truth is", Congress president Rahul Gandhi said. Economist Arun Shourie, in an exclusive ...

Sep 23 2018

Puerto Rico holds ceremonies to mark one year since deadly Hurricane Maria

On the one year anniversary of Hurricane Maria, Amnesty International is urging accountability from the Trump Administration for its negligence in preparing and respondin...

Sep 22 2018

Several dead, dozens wounded after unknown gunmen attack military parade in Iran

A group of gunmen opened fire on a military parade in the Iranian city of Ahvaz on Saturday, killing several people and wounding at least 20 more, local and state news ag...

Sep 22 2018

Trump attacks credibility of Kavanaugh sex accuser

I'm providing a notice of a vote to occur Monday in the event that Dr. Ford's attorneys don't respond or Dr. Ford decides not to testify . Trump's searing reproach of ...

Sep 22 2018

Catholic bishop accused of repeatedly raping nun is arrested in India

The nun has accused the senior Catholic priest of sexually assaulting her repeatedly between 2014 and 2016, allegations denied by the clergyman who has pleaded innocenc...

Sep 22 2018

Cruz, O'Rourke face off in first debate

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-TX) shake hands after a debate at McFarlin Auditorium at SMU on September 21, 2018 in Dallas, Texas. Cruz, who was a lege...

Sep 21 2018

Russian embassy blasts Israel for Syria plane tragedy

The Defense Ministry went on to hold Israel was "solely responsible" for the incident, going on to accuse the self-proclaimed Jewish state of committing "irresponsible ac...

Sep 21 2018

Pompeo Sets January 2021 Deadline for North Korea Denuclearization

Bush administration. However, the joint statement appeared to fall short of the major steps many in Washington have been looking for - such as a commitment by Kim to ...

Sep 21 2018

Typhoon pounds south China after killing 64 in Philippines

Building damage looks to be more superficial than structural in the main, in terms of windows broken, cladding torn off, etc, but the wide area impacted means there will ...

Sep 20 2018

Leaders Kim Jong Un, Moon Jae-in meet in Pyongyang

The two sides also agreed to normalize operations at Mount Kumgang, and at a similarly shuttered southern-invested complex in North Korea , the Kaesong industrial zone. ...

Sep 20 2018

Cozying up to Kim over dreams of a new Korea

With North Korea hard-pressed by worldwide sanctions, it is unlikely that the third inter-Korean summit will yield immediate results in such areas as cross-border econo...

Sep 20 2018

Mangkhut kills four in China, causes destruction in Hong Kong

It is believed the storm is the strongest to hit Hong Kong since Typhoon York in 1999. In 2013, Typhoon Haiyan left more than 7,300 people dead or missing, flattene...

Sep 20 2018

Lawyer for Kavanaugh's accuser says U.S. Senate panel rushing to hearing

She said he forced her into a bedroom at a party at a home near Washington, D.C. She said he groped her and tried to remove her clothing. He said it was "very hard" for...

Sep 20 2018

Union Cabinet gives green signal to Triple Talaq Ordinance

The ordinance has similar provisions as The Muslim Women Protection of Rights in Marriage Act that the Lok Sabha cleared in December. This ordinance makes trip...

Sep 19 2018

Senators Get Their Message Out Ahead of Brett Kavanaugh Hearing

Ford of Palo Alto University. The Senate has scheduled a public hearing on a sex assault claim against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh for next week. "It's pre...

Sep 19 2018

Victory for dagga users as ConCourt grants permission for private use

Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo says the judgment doesn't specify the amount that can be used by an adult in private use and that this must be determined by Parliament...

Sep 19 2018

Trump hits China with tariffs on another $200b in goods

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he will impose 10 percent U.S. tariffs on about $200 billion worth of Chinese imports, but he spared smart watches from Appl...