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Aug 31 2017

US Tests Ballistic Missile Defence System Off Hawai Coast

The Pacific Missile Range Facility on Kauai launched the target missile late Tuesday. The Standard Missile-6, built by major USA defense contractor Raytheon , intercep...

Aug 31 2017

President Trump to talk taxes in Springfield

Trump argued that the rest of the world subsequently lowering their tax rates demanded more corporate tax cuts in the United States. He said "one by one we're fixin...

Aug 31 2017

United States strikes ISIS militants heading toward evacuees

Officials said there could be a silver lining for the coalition: While the IS militants had been holed up in a mountainous region of the Lebanon-Syria border where they...

Aug 30 2017

NJ Won't Hold Sandy Votes Against Texas, Christie Says

In 2005, then-Indiana Republican Representative Mike Pence , now vice president, called on the floor of the House for "offsetting" money spent on Katrina relief with...

Aug 30 2017

Russian Federation sanctions to be lifted once Ukraine ceasefire is agreed, says Merkel

Merkel said at her annual summer news conference ahead of a general election that steps had been taken in the wake of that decision to ensure that such an influx would no...

Aug 30 2017

Dams and levee overflow as Houston suffers under Storm Harvey deluge

After getting trapped in high water, the officer tried to get out but was unable to. Officials say that the move is necessary to prevent uncontrollable flooding of ...

Aug 30 2017

Joel Osteen church denies reports it closed its doors to flood victims

However, after public pressure via social media was applied to Osteen and his big business ministry, the prosperity gospel televangelist has apparently had a change...

Aug 30 2017

UN Urges Bangladesh to Shelter Rohingya Fleeing Myanmar Violence

He would visit the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka , from November 30 to December 2. Bangladesh has hosted refugees from Myanmar for decades, and UNHCR believes it is...

Aug 29 2017

China, India agree to end Doklam stand-off, withdrawal of troops

The announcement of an " expeditious disengagement " of troops in the disputed Doklam region was made in a statement by India's External Affairs Ministry on Monday,...

Aug 29 2017

Mexico Reiterates Refusal to Pay for Trump's Wall

Trump also threatened to end ongoing negotiations for the North American Free Trade Agreement because Mexico and Canada are being "difficult". While devastating floodin...

Aug 29 2017

Death toll rises to 16 in Spanish attacks

The demonstrators - some 500,000 by police estimates - participated in the march on Saturday to show unity in the face of auto rampages in Barcelona and Cambrils that...

Aug 29 2017

UN Chief Guterres: UN will treat Israel with 'impartiality'

On his first visit to Israel since his appointment in January, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will examine the situation in the Gaza Strip and try to pressure Is...

Aug 29 2017

German Nurse May Have Killed 84 Patients, Authorities Say

The original charges against Nils Hogel were about two killings and three murder attempts, as well as serious bodily injury, at the Delmenhorse Hospital where he worked...

Aug 29 2017

China Rejects New US Sanctions Against Venezuela, Calls for Internal Solutions

Embattled Venezuelan President Nicols Maduro is apparently turning to civilian loyalists as a line of defense against US military intervention to overthrow his regime. ...

Aug 28 2017

Iraqi army claims fall of Tal Afar

Col. Ryan Dillon, spokesman of the USA -led coalition, told reporters ISIS fighters were "completely surrounded" in Tal Afar with their resources drying out, as their...

Aug 28 2017

Nursing Home Residents Rescued from Harvey Floodwaters

Popoff told the newspaper all 15 were rescued by helicopter. Timothy McIntosh, the man who shared the pic on Twitter, is the son-in-law of the La Vita Bella nursing h...

Aug 28 2017

Tropical storm watch for parts of SC coast

The latest forecast track from the National Hurricane Center indicates a minimal tropical storm with winds of 40 miles per hour as the system passes near or over the ...

Aug 28 2017

Lalu Yadav in Rally: I never desired Nitish as CM, was pressured

Tyagi, in a letter to Yadav, had asked him to skip the rally and that if he attends it would mean that he has quit the party voluntarily. Congress Vice-President Rahul...

Aug 28 2017

'The president speaks for himself': Rex Tillerson distances himself from Trump

Appearing on Fox News Sunday , the secretary of state was asked to address a formal rebuke from the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discriminatio...

Aug 28 2017

Lebanon finds suspected remains of troops held by Daesh

The security source said on Sunday that Hezbollah entered an area in western Qalamoun to confirm if the Lebanese soldiers were buried there. According to military bod...