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May 17 2019

Shock as Rwandan killers of NZ tourists resettled in Australia

The agreement to send them to Australia reportedly was made amid a seemingly related deal, struck during the final days of the Obama administration, for the U.S.to take a...

May 17 2019

At odds on many fronts, United States and Russian Federation hope for better ties

Putin said . "We of course heard President Trump's statement that he expects to hold a meeting with President Putin, " Lavrov said in the news conference. "It's a...

May 17 2019

Sweden to reopen 2010 case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

Swedish prosecutors had idled their case while Assange was holed up in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London. Who will get to extradite Jullian Assange first - Sweden, which...

May 17 2019

U.S. pulls 'non-emergency staff' from Iraq as Iran tensions mount

Mr Trump is sending an aircraft carrier group, B-52 bombers and Patriot missiles to the Middle East to counter what the United States calls a heightened threat from...

May 16 2019

Trump to Ban US Firms From Using Foreign Tech Deemed ‘Security Risk’

The order might eventually name specific companies or countries as Commerce carries out the process. The executive order invokes the International Emergency Economic Po...

May 16 2019

MSNBC's Cevallos on Alabama Abortion Ban: Roe V. Wade 'in Jeopardy'

Laura Stiller hands out coat hangers outside the Alabama State House as she talks about illegal abortions during a protest rally. Alabama senators rejected an attempt...

May 16 2019

'Like me, a little controversial': Trump praises Hungary's anti-immigration PM Orban

You've done a good job and you've kept your country safe". He has refused to be confined to engaging only with traditional power players in the West. Orban has been accus...

May 16 2019

Window washers rescued from wildly swinging lift

Video from the scene showed the lift banging against the building and breaking windows. The scaffold, which was dangling from a crane, banged against the sides of the 8...

May 16 2019

Trapped US farmer amputates leg with knife to escape grain auger

He was airlifted to hospital where he spent weeks rehabilitation before returning home on Friday. With no mobile phone near him to call for help and the knowledge that ...

May 15 2019

China tariffs list includes 194 pages of products as trade war escalates

The world's largest economies had seemed on track to resolve the ongoing trade dispute that has raised prices for consumers and pinched corporate profit margins. While ...

May 15 2019

United Kingdom warns of "unintended" outcome in Iran-US standoff

U.S. Iran envoy Brian Hook told reporters traveling with Pompeo that in Brussels, the secretary of state "shared information and intelligence with allies" since "Europe s...

May 14 2019

House Democrat issues subpoenas for Trump tax returns

The IRS didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. Congressional Democrats have always been trying to force Trump provide his tax returns, but the United ...

May 14 2019

NBA Youngboy Was Shot At In Miami, Two Suspects Arrested

USA rapper, NBA Youngboy (real name Kentrell DeSean Gaulden) has been shot at in Miami . The victim has been identified as 43-year-old Mohammed Jradi, Zabaleta said. W...

May 14 2019

China to impose tariffs on U.S. goods despite Trump warning

The hike in tariffs from the Chinese finance ministry comes after US President Donald Trump followed through on his threat to raise tariffs on $200billion of Chinese go...

May 13 2019

UK: Nigel Farage's Brexit Party leads European Union election poll

The Conservatives, on 22%, trail Labour in that survey by six percentage points and lead the Brexit party by just one point. Senior Conservatives want May to set ou...

May 13 2019

Mysterious Crossbow Deaths Shake Idyllic Hotel in Germany's Bavaria

They said in a statement that they are investigating possible links to the three people found dead in Passau, near the Austrian border, on Saturday. They were met with ...

May 13 2019

China still 'cautiously optimistic' on US trade talks despite new tariffs

China's lead negotiator has said Beijing will not compromise on its principles as two days of trade talks between the United States and China have broken up with no agree...

May 12 2019

Venezuela's Guaido would probably accept US military intervention if proposed - paper

The 64-year-old's vehicle was surrounded outside his Democratic Action Party's headquarters before it was towed, with him still in it, to the notorious Helicoide prison i...

May 12 2019

Trump 'very surprised' by son's subpoena in Russian Federation probe

In an interview with CBS in February, one the few times he's spoken at length about the investigation, Burr said the committee had not turned up evidence of collusion b...

May 12 2019

Yemen: Houthis begin Hodeida port pullout

The redeployment was agreed under the ceasefire reached in Sweden that offered the best hope in years of moving toward an end to the war that has pushed Yemen to the brin...