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Two US warships move into Taiwan Strait

Two US warships move into Taiwan Strait

Pacific Fleet spokesman Capt. Charlie Brown called the passage of the ships "a routine transit". Two US guided-missile destroyers, the USS Mustin (DDG-89) and the USS Benfold (DDG-65), transited the...

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[Newsmaker] Duterte vows to resign if anybody can prove God exists

[Newsmaker] Duterte vows to resign if anybody can prove God exists

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday promised to resign if someone can prove to him that God exists. Political analyst Ranjit Singh Rye, of the University of the Philippines, said: "Only...

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North Korea slams 'gangster-like' US demands after satisfied Pompeo leaves

North Korea slams 'gangster-like' US demands after satisfied Pompeo leaves

Pompeo said sanctions would remain in place against North Korea, and be enforced "with great vigor", adding that progress alone does not change the sanctions. Pompeo offered a different view on the ...

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United States tariffs on Chinese imports take effect

United States tariffs on Chinese imports take effect

They kicked in just after midnight ET, which is noon in Beijing. It's very hard for American companies in the auto sector or in financial services to sell into the China market, because there's a lot ...

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It's coming home: Three Lions eyes Top 40 return in bumper week

It's coming home: Three Lions eyes Top 40 return in bumper week

But, uh, what the heck does "football's coming home " mean? The game officially branched off from rugby there in 1863, with the creation of the Football Association in England, according to FIFA . O...

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European Union chief observer: Zimbabwe election a 'critical test

European Union chief observer: Zimbabwe election a 'critical test

He said there was need for me to connect with the modern world and talk to people. In April, Mnangagwa was listed in TIME magazine's 100 Most Influential People in 2018, only five months after he wa...

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In North Korea, Pompeo phones home to brief Trump

In North Korea, Pompeo phones home to brief Trump

She stressed that USA policy hasn't changed, but did not explain why they're not using the phrase "complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization" - a phrase Pompeo himself used leading up to ...

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Boston woman's leg trapped by subway

Boston woman's leg trapped by subway

A woman who had an accident at a Boston train station last week asked other passengers not to call the ambulance because it is expensive. "Do you know how much an ambulance costs?" she was quoted. Des...

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Chrissy Teigen called Trump a

Chrissy Teigen called Trump a "dips---" after he mocked the #MeToo movement

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) on Friday hit back at President Donald Trump for the comments he made at his campaign rally on Thursday about her heritage and the #MeToo movement . For those th...

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One person gored on opening day of Pamplona bull runs

One person gored on opening day of Pamplona bull runs

According to the Pamplona government, on average hundreds of people are injured every year during the festival, although few require medical treatment - falling and grazes are far more common than inj...

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Indian-origin financier gets eight-yrs in jail for rape in UK

Indian-origin financier gets eight-yrs in jail for rape in UK

Crinnion told jurors, "He managed to manoeuvre her on to his back, into a piggyback position, and he is off across the road and down towards the passageway". But after almost seven hours of deliberati...

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Heroic Statue Of Liberty Climber Slams Trump’s Immigration Crackdown

Heroic Statue Of Liberty Climber Slams Trump’s Immigration Crackdown

Demonstrators unfurled a banner reading " ABOLISH ICE ", referring to Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Therese Patricia Okoumou leaves federal court in Manhattan, New York , on Thursday, ...

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Feminists protest at London Pride

Feminists protest at London Pride

But organisers said they "absolutely don't condone" the messages distributed by the anti-transgender activists and said they directed the group away from the parade as quickly as possible. Back in 201...

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Alan Dershowitz ‘Shunned’ By Friends In Martha’s Vineyard For Defending Trump

Alan Dershowitz ‘Shunned’ By Friends In Martha’s Vineyard For Defending Trump

One of them, an academic at a distinguished university, has told people that he would not attend any dinner or party to which I was invited.... "Despite voting for Hillary Clinton, the Democratic ri...

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Germany, Austria plan talks with Italy to ‘shut’ southern migrant route

Germany, Austria plan talks with Italy to ‘shut’ southern migrant route

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Interior Minister Horst Seehofer struck a migration deal. After all-night talks, European Union leaders agreed that unspecified non-EU countries should host mig...

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Manafort's lawyers say he is in solitary confinement as he awaits trial

Manafort's lawyers say he is in solitary confinement as he awaits trial

Of the articles about Manafort, they say, "one is hard pressed to find any that are not unfavorable" to him. They also argued that potential jurors in the area are more likely to be opponents of Pre...

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At least nine killed in al-Shabaab auto bomb attack in Somalia

At least nine killed in al-Shabaab auto bomb attack in Somalia

A Reuters witness heard the second blast and saw the huge clouds of smoke rising above the scene. Police have since told broadcaster al-Jazeera that all the militants had been killed in a two-hour ...

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Theresa May says Cabinet supports her Brexit plan after Chequers summit

Theresa May says Cabinet supports her Brexit plan after Chequers summit

For now, May, who has been written off by critics regularly since losing her Conservative Party's parliamentary majority in an ill-judged election previous year, will be buoyed by the hard-won agreeme...

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Angry Trump Baby blimp to fly over parliament during visit

Angry Trump Baby blimp to fly over parliament during visit

The balloon must be tethered to the ground from Parliament Square Gardens and can not fly higher than 98 feet, Sky News reported. The mayor's operations team met with the activists and gave them p...

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Waltham native Thomas Hardiman still among Trump's Supreme Court finalists

Waltham native Thomas Hardiman still among Trump's Supreme Court finalists

The president said he would meet with Vice President Mike Pence over the weekend and then announce his choice at the White House at 9 p.m. on Monday, July 9. Trump has asked about Kethledge, advisers ...

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California wildfire spreads quickly; thousands evacuated

California wildfire spreads quickly; thousands evacuated

A fast-spreading wildfire in California's Siskiyou County sparked on Thursday has caused the closure of Interstate 5 between Yreka, California and Ashland, Oregon, and prompted authorities to decl...

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Ortega's Brother Asks Him to Disband Armed Groups and Call Elections

Ortega's Brother Asks Him to Disband Armed Groups and Call Elections

Three high-profile Nicaraguans have been sanctioned under the Magnitsky Act, Trump administration officials announced Thursday, as Washington increases pressure on the Central American country recen...

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Michael Avenatti Floats 2020 Bid For President

Michael Avenatti Floats 2020 Bid For President

Avenatti wrote a series of tweets , one warning American voters that Trump could win again and another outlining his support for issues such as abortion, gay rights, and amnesty for illegal immig...

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Army discharging some immigrant recruits

Army discharging some immigrant recruits

As the Associated Press reported July 5, the U.S. Army has been discharging soldiers who are not U.S. citizens. Some who sought explanations were reportedly told that they were labeled as securi...

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U.S. Service Member Killed In 'Apparent Insider Attack' In Afghanistan

U.S. Service Member Killed In 'Apparent Insider Attack' In Afghanistan

The NATO-led mission in Afghanistan says one USA service member was killed and two others wounded in an "apparent insider attack" in southern Afghanistan. However, the statement said it was "an appare...

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All the key details about Theresa May's Brexit plan

All the key details about Theresa May's Brexit plan

The "common rulebook" for goods could reduce the UK's flexibility to strike trade deals with other countries, particularly the U.S. which would want an agreement allowing its farm products, produced...

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Talks with USA on dismantling nuclear programme were regrettable, says North Korea

Talks with USA on dismantling nuclear programme were regrettable, says North Korea

Pompeo met for almost three hours Friday with a senior North Korean official in Pyongyang to nail down specifics of commitments on denuclearization made at Trump's summit with Kim. North Korea las...

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Texas teen attacked for wearing ‘Make America Great Again’ hat

Texas teen attacked for wearing ‘Make America Great Again’ hat

The family lives in San Antonio , Texas. The video, which began midway into the argument, shows a man believed to be Jimenez holding a red "Make America Great Again" hat and tossing a large cup o...

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Moving Brush Fire Destroys, Threatens Homes In Goleta

The fire is one of several that erupted Friday as temperatures topped 100 degrees in many Southern California areas and embers ignited tinder-dry brush. In contrast, rain helped slow the growth of wil...

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Pompeo, North Korean official express need to 'clarify' their positions

Pompeo, North Korean official express need to 'clarify' their positions

After a cordial and relaxed first meeting on Friday night, a little more tension was on display Saturday morning as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met again with North Korean leaders on a trip t...

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At least 27 killed, 47 missing as torrential rain pounds Japan

At least 27 killed, 47 missing as torrential rain pounds Japan

Japan on Thursday ordered the evacuation of thousands of residents from the outskirts of its ancient capital of Kyoto after "historic" rains battered its western region, killing a man, with yet more ...

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Statue of Liberty Climber Speaks Out Against Trump Immigration Policy

Statue of Liberty Climber Speaks Out Against Trump Immigration Policy

President Trump has responded to the woman who climbed the base of the Statue of Liberty to protest his immigration policy saying he would have let "that clown" jump. You know, I explained to her...

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South African organization apologizes for auctioning a night in Mandela’s cell

South African organization apologizes for auctioning a night in Mandela’s cell

RIM expressed outrage yesterday and denied any knowledge of the auction, which the CEO SleepOut started at a bid of R3.4 million. It has already attracted three bids, reaching R4.1m, with the sale set...

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Sydney father, 68, who murdered his teen children in their bedrooms

Sydney father, 68, who murdered his teen children in their bedrooms

Moments later it flashed up on his screen that there had been a shooting in West Pennant Hills. Two guns, described as " powerful handguns" by police, were found at the property. He is also listed ...

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Both sides seek to 'clarify' as Pompeo holds more North Korea talks

Both sides seek to 'clarify' as Pompeo holds more North Korea talks

United States (US) and North Korean officials have set up working groups to deal with " nitty gritty stuff " including verification of efforts to achieve denuclearisation, a US State Department spokes...

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