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May 29 2019

Man dies after consuming 246 bags of cocaine : SDV

The 42-year-old man, only identified as Udo N , was a Japanese national. According to the attorney general's office of the state of Sonora , Mexico , the passen...

May 28 2019

Mount Everest: Another climber dies on descent - season death toll hits 11

Nepal has issued permits to 379 climbers on Mount Everest in the season, which ends this month. In addition to his two dozen summits of Everest, Rita has scaled some o...

May 28 2019

EU's largest party rules out working with the Brexit Party

The projected result was just one of several that suggested a hard night for the established powers of European democracy. Around half of eligible voters cast their b...

May 27 2019

ACLU, Planned Parenthood Sue Over Alabama Abortion Ban

The American Civil Liberties Union ( ACLU ) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans almost all a...

May 27 2019

United Kingdom has growing list of candidates trying to succeed Theresa May

Theresa May's successor - who will be chosen in a party vote by the end of July - will nearly certainly face an immediate confidence motion in the House of Commons brough...

May 27 2019

China ramps up war of rhetoric in trade standoff with U.S.

Stepping up Beijing's propaganda offensive in the tariffs standoff with Washington, Chinese state media on Friday accused the USA of seeking to "colonize global business"...

May 27 2019

Huge Surge In Support for Greens According To Exit Polls

Macron, France's youngest ever president, and Le Pen have a lot riding on the results of the polls which both have pitched as a re-run of their duel for the presidency ...

May 27 2019

Donald Trump dismisses North Korea missile tests before bonding with Shinzo Abe

Before the two leaders began their strained rapprochement, they had exchanged some sharp words, with Kim calling Trump a "dotard" and Trump implying Kim was "short and fa...

May 26 2019

Bollywood celebs express grief — Surat fire

Another politician, C R Patil, alleged there were gross safety violations in the building; the coaching class was being run from an illegal construction on the topmost fl...

May 26 2019

Three Dead After Southwestern Missouri Storm

Rescue workers were checking door-to-door for survivors Thursday, some 20 people were injured and treated at hospitals overnight, and more injuries were expected, officia...

May 26 2019

Turkey sends weapons to Syrian rebels facing Russian-backed assault - Syrian sources

Rebel activist Bilal Abdul Kareem was hit in the chest by shrapnel, she said. "In this connection, we would like to ask the Western representatives who are concerned s...

May 26 2019

Bomb blast on street in Frances Lyon leaves eight wounded

The victims sustained leg injuries that weren't life-threatening, Amerouche told The Associated Press. French President Emmanuel Macron characterized the blast as an at...

May 26 2019

U.S. Sending 1,500 More Troops to Middle East amid Iran Tensions

A US official told ABC News Wednesday that the defensive capabilities and weapons systems were being requested, and that the number of additional forces would depend on...

May 25 2019

Ocasio-Cortez says it's time to 'move forward' with Trump impeachment

Wow! I can only imagine that for two women in American politics, watching that go down felt totally unrelatable and unrealistic! Their sentiments pretty much line up ex...

May 25 2019

Stormy Daniels ex-lawyer facing more charges

Avenatti allegedly used a "fraudulent document purporting to bear his client's name and signature to convince his client's literary agent to divert money owed to Avenatti...

May 25 2019

'Monster' kidnapped Jayme Closs, stole her 'normal life': family

Jayme escaped in January from Patterson's cabin near the small and isolated town of Gordon, some 97 kilometres from her home. Patterson wrote that he drove around looki...

May 25 2019

Want to reach the summit of Everest? Just wait your turn

The Himalayan Times quoted a local government official, Meera Acharya, as saying Das - who also reached the summit - had died while descending the mountain. Yet the su...

May 24 2019

U.S. justice department announces 17 new charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

But prosecutors on Thursday pushed back Assange's defense, saying that he aided and abetted the theft of classified documents and ignored warnings that publishing the inf...

May 24 2019

Pleas to stop release of 'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh

The now-38-year-old from California has served 17 years of a 20-year sentence. The 38-year-old California native-turned-Taliban fighter was interrogated by Johnny "Mike" ...

May 24 2019

#deniedmyvote: EU citizens turned away at European election polling stations

Since the polls opened, dozens of frustrated European Union citizens living in the United Kingdom have been taking to Twitter to complain that they were being turned aw...