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Jul 02 2019

Candidates spar in first Democratic debates

During the second night of the first Democratic presidential debate, she told Biden, "There was a little girl in California who was part of the second class to integrat...

Jul 02 2019

Syria's air defenses respond to missile attack

The civilian dead were the result of an attack on the orchards between Jadidat Artouz and Sahnaya in Rif Dimashq, it said, "which caused material damage to property of ...

Jul 01 2019

US ‘loosening’ Huawei ban, but company remains on blacklist: Trump adviser

Kudlow told Fox News Sunday and CBS Huawei would remain on an American black list as a potential security threat. The aide pointed out that the chronic nature of the ...

Jun 30 2019

Two migrants evacuated from Sea-Watch rescue boat in Italy

Italy's rightwing government introduced rules on 14 June that closed Italian ports to rescue ships and threatened them with fines of up to €50,000 (£44,800) and an imp...

Jun 30 2019

Renewed clashes between Libyan rival forces in Tripoli

Libyan forces aligned with the internationally recognised government claim to have retaken Gharyan, a strategic town where rival leader Khalifa Haftar's fighters were s...

Jun 29 2019

At New York's Stonewall, a celebration of 'brave souls who said enough'

People gather outside The Stonewall Inn , on the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riot, in the Greenwich village area of NY, U.S., June 28, 2019. Concerts by Madonna ...

Jun 29 2019

Wildfire in Spain rages for third day amid heatwave

Firefighters work to control the blaze that has already burned nearly 20,000 acres of land, amid a European heatwave. Firefighters are battling a major forest blaze in ...

Jun 29 2019

With a smile, Trump tells Putin dont meddle in the election

Trump has only reluctantly said he agrees with Mueller , all 16 USA intelligence agencies and multiple congressional committees, which all found independently of one anot...

Jun 29 2019

Biden Defends Civil Rights Record In First Remarks Since Harris Debate Attack

Ms Harris , the daughter of Jamaican and Indian immigrants, said to Mr Biden: "I do not believe you are a racist and I agree with you when you commit yourself to the i...

Jun 29 2019

Images of drowned Salvadoran migrant father and daughter spark global anguish

Photographer Julia Le Duc wrote the detailed account in Mexican newspaper La Jornada . Oscar Alberto Martinez Ramirez and daughter Valeria were fleeing from El Salva...

Jun 29 2019

World leaders gather to talk tough issues at G20 summit

As United States President Donald Trump , Chinese President Xi Jinping, Putin and other leaders met on the sidelines of the summit, Tusk told reporters such comments s...

Jun 28 2019

Boeing Forced to Park Grounded Planes in Staff Car Parking Lot

The Federal Aviation Administration discovered that data processing by a flight computer on the jetliner could cause the plane to dive in a way that pilots had difficul...

Jun 28 2019

Brazil Airman Arrested in Spain With Cocaine Before President's Stopover

In a statement released on Wednesday, the Brazilian Air Force said in a statement the airman was arrested on suspicion of drug trafficking. With the G20 summit ...

Jun 28 2019

America’s biggest threats? Democrats say nukes, climate - and Donald Trump

Todd was trying to ask the candidates about gun policy when the technical difficulties happened. "There were some internal worries at the campaign in recent weeks tha...

Jun 28 2019

Angela Merkel seen shaking again at event in Berlin

German Chancellor Angela Merkel suffered a second episode of uncontrolled shaking on Thursday, just days after a similar incident sparked questions about her health . Th...

Jun 27 2019

Hong Kong activists urge G20 leaders to help 'liberate' city

Demonstrators attend a rally ahead of the G20 summit, urging the global community to back their demands for the government to withdraw a the extradition bill in Hong Kong...

Jun 27 2019

Democrats prepare for first showdown as 2020 debates loom

The dynamic seems certain to play out this week during the first Democratic debates . The former local district attorney and state attorney general told thousands at...

Jun 26 2019

USA gov’t moves migrant kids after AP exposes bad treatment

The head of U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Tuesday he is stepping down as his agency is under siege over the discovery of dozens of children in filthy conditio...

Jun 26 2019

Pompeo-Modi talks have 2 problems - Iran and trade

Pompeo will be in India as part of a three-nation Asia journey, for the first high-level engagement since the successful re-election of Narendra Modi in the May general...

Jun 26 2019

Florida mother arrested after child, stepfather shot dead

He told police he wanted to press charges against his estranged wife. The alleged victim on that last charge, Torres' mother Marisol Rivera, named her daughter as the...