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Aug 21 2019

Desperate migrants jump off rescue ship, seeking Italy

Earlier this week, six European Union countries - France, Germany, Luxembourg, Portugal, Romania and Spain - said they were willing to take in some Open Arms migrants...

Aug 20 2019

NYPD fires officer who put Eric Garner in chokehold before death

Attorney General William Barr ultimately made the decision not to bring charges against Pantaleo. In fact, the Staten Island cop's repeated denial that he used an illeg...

Aug 20 2019

Houthis claim drone strikes on Saudi Aramco oil refinery

The military source of Yemen's government forces said on condition of anonymity that "the Saudi-led coalition intensified airstrikes against the main strongholds of t...

Aug 20 2019

Elizabeth Warren's ‘Electability’ on the Rise Among Democrats

Trailing them are Senator Bernie Sanders , who gained three points from last week to clock in at 16 percent support, and Senator Kamala Harris, who is polling at 8 perce...

Aug 20 2019

Allegations of sexual abuse: Britain's Prince Andrew 'appalled' by Epstein abuse claims

The non-prosecution agreement not only allowed Epstein to plead guilty in 2008 to lesser state charges and serve just 13 months behind bars, it also shielded from prosecu...

Aug 19 2019

French waiter shot dead by customer waiting for sandwich

A witness told Agence France-Presse the gunman became irate "as his sandwich wasn't prepared quickly enough", shot the waiter, and then fled the scene. "It's sad", a 29-y...

Aug 19 2019

United States woman thought she had kidney stones, she ended up with triplets

The mother from South Dakota told KOTA-TV that she had previously suffered kidney stones, therefore immediately assumed that was the case when she began feeling pains. Sh...

Aug 19 2019

Swinson: Harman and Clarke ready to lead unity government

Hence, the Lib Dem leader is arguing for the likes of veterans Ken Clarke or Harriet Harman to take over the role; something Ms Swinson insists they are willing to do. ...

Aug 19 2019

#BoycottMulan Grows After Film's Star Shows Support for Hong Kong Police

Liu's post , which was originally printed in China's state-backed People's Daily , concludes: " What a shame for Hong Kong ". #BoycottMulan even became a Twitter ...

Aug 19 2019

UK's Johnson to visit European capitals seeking Brexit breakthrough

The leaked document, detailing preparations under Operation Yellowhammer , argues that the most likely scenario is severe extended delays to medicine supplies and shorta...

Aug 18 2019

Hong Kong’s divide: 1 protest for democracy, 1 for China

Vancouver police will have extra officers in place to monitor competing rallies between pro-Hong Kong and pro-China demonstrators at the Broadway SkyTrain station in Vanc...

Aug 18 2019

Zimbabwe police beat protesters as opposition denounces 'fascist' government

They should continue to conduct day to day activities in a peaceful manner. The country's High Court rejected an MDC application to overturn the order on Friday morning...

Aug 18 2019

United States unveils warrant to seize Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar dispute

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani had warned London that it will definitely pay the price for the illegal seizure of Grace 1 in global waters. It could also provoke fur...

Aug 18 2019

'No suspicion of foul play' in Franco-Irish teen's death: Malaysian police

Medical experts ruled that her death was caused by upper gastrointestinal bleeding, said state police chief Datuk Mohamad Mat Yusop. "The Lucie Blackman Trust is arra...

Aug 17 2019

Jeremy Corbyn 'totally shocked' by death of police officer in Berkshire

A marquee was constructed on a lawn at the award-winning wedding venue to host Pc Harper's marriage. He wrote on Twitter: "I am deeply shocked and appalled by the death...

Aug 17 2019

UN Security Council to hold rare closed-door meeting on Kashmir today

Other Gulf countries - Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain and Oman - do not appear to have issued any statements. Tensions are high since India earlier this month stripped the pa...

Aug 16 2019

U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein takes own life in prison

However, Epstein's release didn't quiet the storm, as more allegations continued, with his recent arrest came after allegations surfaced that he was recruiting minors to ...

Aug 15 2019

Trump confirms China moving troops to Hong Kong border

Most flights appeared to be running on schedule based on one of the departure boards at the airport and hundreds of travelers were in the departures hall. Flight operatio...

Aug 14 2019

More Britons support 'Brexit by any means' than oppose it, poll shows

Johnson has promised to get Britain out of the European Union by 31st October regardless of whether he manages to renegotiate his predecessor's exit deal with Brussels, a...

Aug 14 2019

Fire at Pennsylvania day care leaves five children dead

The children who died were between 8 months to roughly 8 years old, the fire chief said. Neighbors a block away told CBS Erie, Pennsylvania, affiliate WSEE-TV they ...