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Aug 08 2018

National Assembly: Osinbajo summons DSS DG, IGP Idris

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has fired the Director General of the Department of State Security, Lawal Daura . The presidency denied authorising the move, which co...

Aug 08 2018

Wild brawl at nail salon

A video showing the Friday night incident was posted to Facebook by a customer who watched the melee at New Red Apple Nail in East Flatbush. Police arrested the cust...

Aug 08 2018

OH race too close to call but Trump claims victory

Polls opened at 6:30 a.m. and close at 7:30 p.m. With most of the votes counted, the two candidates traded a lead of just a few hundred votes. Former Kansas Senator B...

Aug 07 2018

Boy, 9, robbed at gunpoint while selling lemonade

Phillip Smith, the boy's father, said he never thought something like this would happen in their neighborhood. "I've never heard of a lemonade stand robbery", said ...

Aug 07 2018

Plane crash in Staples parking lot kills five near Los Angeles

The doomed flight's horrifying nose-dive was captured by at least two vehicle's dashboard cameras. Although a auto in the lot was damaged, authorities said Sunday evening...

Aug 07 2018

Uhuru voices support for Machar, Kiir power-sharing deal in South Sudan

Besides President Kenyatta, the signing of the agreement was also witnessed by Sudan President Omar al-Bashir, Uganda's Yoweri Museveni, and Ismail Omar Guelleh of Djib...

Aug 07 2018

Takeaways from day five of the Paul Manafort trial

Manafort is on trial in Virginia for various financial crimes he was charged with as part of special counsel Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud cho...

Aug 06 2018

Multiple protests in Iran over currency drop, economic woes

Earlier, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo launched his own rhetorical assault on Iran's leaders, promising unspecified backing for Iranians unhappy with their governme...

Aug 06 2018

55 civilians killed in attacks Thursday on Yemen's Hodeida: Red Cross

The Saudi coalition couldn't immediately be reached for comment. The Saudi-led coalition on Friday accused the Houthi militia of carrying out an attack on a hospital an...

Aug 06 2018

Trump acknowledges, defends 2016 meeting between son, Kremlin-aligned lawyer

Donald Trump made a startling admission in a Twitter message early Sunday morning, acknowledging the true objective of his son's June 2016 meeting with Russian agents....

Aug 05 2018

Britain Set To Sizzle In 36C Heat Thanks To 'Fiery Furnace'

Spain and Portugal suffered from extreme temperatures on Saturday as hot air from North Africa swept across the Iberian Peninsula . Up north in Sweden , the countr...

Aug 05 2018

Old-time plane crashes in Swiss Alps, killing 20 on board

Deceased passengers include Swiss citizens and a three-person family from Austria, police say. The 20 Minutes newspaper quoted a witness who was on the mountainside a...

Aug 05 2018

China seeks military drills with Asean in disputed sea

To bolster security in the Indo-Pacific Region, the USA only Saturday committed United States dollars 300 million to tackle China's growing influence. "We have made leapf...

Aug 05 2018

Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro survives drone attack, minister says

Communications Minister Jorge Rodriguez said seven soldiers were injured in the incident. A senior Colombian official speaking to AFP on condition of anonymity said...

Aug 04 2018

Newshour, US hits Turkey with sanctions over jailed pastor

He denies the charges but faces up to 35 years in jail. The Turkish foreign ministry called on the United States to reverse its "wrong decision" on Thursday after Washi...

Aug 04 2018

Pence In Hawaii To Receive Presumed Remains Of US Service Members

Each casket was carried by four service members, one of them giving a hushed cadence call. The remains had been transferred from the small boxes they arrived in on Frid...

Aug 04 2018

Israel Sees 'Benefits' in Assad Gains, Lieberman Says

Israel's military on Thursday said its aircraft targeted and killed seven militants who had entered the Israeli-held Golan Heights from Syria, where Syrian governme...

Aug 03 2018

National Archives Says Kavanaugh Doc Request Could Go On Through October

Stern, NARA's general counsel, wrote to Grassley. Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) has had enough of the partisan fighting over Brett Kavanaugh , President Donald Trump's ...

Aug 03 2018

Federal judge blocks release of 3-D printable gun designs

A federal judge in Washington state has blocked the release of plans to build plastic guns on 3D printers online. "There is a possibility of irreparable harm becaus...

Aug 03 2018

Trump didn't know about campaigners' Russian Federation link, says Giuliani

But the real problem with the " collusion is not a crime " argument is that if they cooperated to do nearly anything that helped Trump in his election campaign, then it w...