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USA strikes kill 17 policemen in south Afghanistan, say officials

USA strikes kill 17 policemen in south Afghanistan, say officials

Among those killed was a police battalion commander charged with securing a key highway, said Attaullah Afghan, head of the provincial council. The ministry said the USA -led Resolute Support milita...

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Sherpa climbs Mount Everest for record 23rd time

Sherpa climbs Mount Everest for record 23rd time

Rita has scaled Mount Everest for a 23rd time , breaking his own record for the most successful ascents of the world's highest peak. There are 41 different teams with a total of 378 climbers who...

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Ohio State team doctor sexually abused 177 students, report finds

Ohio State team doctor sexually abused 177 students, report finds

The findings were learned by the law firm investigating the accusations levelled at the doctor, with details released by the university on Friday, according to a report by the Associated Press . Ohio ...

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America 'should launch precision strikes against Iran', says Saudi state newspaper

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that "extremist individuals" in the USA government were pursuing risky policies and that Tehran is not seeking confrontation. It cited an anonymo...

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Sudan opposition says military rulers' suspension of talks is regrettable

Sudan opposition says military rulers' suspension of talks is regrettable

Protesters have demanded a swift transition to civilian rule, fearful that military rulers will replace one dictatorship with another. The opposition alliance known as the Declaration of Freedom and...

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Donald Trump Says Iran

Donald Trump Says Iran "Will Want To Talk Soon"

United States allies in Iraq have refrained from echoing Washington's warning cry. Headlines this week might make you think President Trump is itching for war with Iran . It was a telling remar...

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Chelsea Manning refuses to testify before grand jury, goes back to jail

Chelsea Manning refuses to testify before grand jury, goes back to jail

He said he hopes that while incarcerated " Ms. Manning would reflect on the principles she says she's embracing ... and whether those views are worth the price she's paying for them". Manning, who sp...

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Cybercrime Gang That Stole $100 Million Dismantled

Cybercrime Gang That Stole $100 Million Dismantled

Clicking a link in these emails redirected the victim's computer to a site where the malware was downloaded and subsequently installed. "This takedown highlights the importance of collaborating with...

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White House to unveil sweeping overhaul of immigration system

White House to unveil sweeping overhaul of immigration system

But it will not address what to do about the 11 million illegal immigrants already in the US, nor will it include new guest-worker programs businesses want to keep a flow of foreign labor. "No matter ...

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Aiming to isolate Iran, the U.S. looks increasingly isolated itself

Aiming to isolate Iran, the U.S. looks increasingly isolated itself

Yemen's Houthi rebels, who are at war with Saudi Arabia and are believed by the West to receive weapons from Iran , said earlier Tuesday that they launched seven drones targeting vital Saudi instal...

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Philippines recalls envoy, consuls from Canada over rubbish row

Philippines recalls envoy, consuls from Canada over rubbish row

Letters that ordered the recalling of the Philippine ambassador and consuls to Canada were sent out at midnight and they are expected to be back here in about a day, Locsin said. I'll give a warning t...

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Papal aide restores Rome building's power to help homeless

Papal aide restores Rome building's power to help homeless

Krajewski called his act "a gesture of desperation". The people living there had been without electricity and hot water since May 6, according to Italian news agency ANSA. Activists from the Spin Ti...

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Trump pardons Conrad Black for 2007 fraud conviction in U.S.

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Lord Black "has made tremendous contributions to business, and to political and historical thought", adding that high-profile individuals - including Hen...

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WhatsApp vulnerability allowed government-grade spyware to be installed on phones

WhatsApp vulnerability allowed government-grade spyware to be installed on phones

WhatsApp says they have alerted the U.S. Justice Department and human rights organizations about this cyber attack. All that was required was to place a call to a phone with WhatsApp installed, you di...

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Trump to propose plan to make USA immigration more merit-based

Trump to propose plan to make USA immigration more merit-based

Watch live in our player. Trump planned a speech Thursday throwing his weight behind the latest approach, which so far has received mixed reviews from Republican senators. "Word is out on the street...

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Malaysian teenager killed herself after online poll on Instagram

Malaysian teenager killed herself after online poll on Instagram

Warning: This article features disturbing content and mentions of suicide. . The total number of people who responded to her poll is not clear-69% of respondents chose " death ", according to the Gu...

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Deadly seaplane collision in Ketchikan Alaska

Deadly seaplane collision in Ketchikan Alaska

The U.S. Coast Guard stated the nationalities of the deceased are 14 Americans, one Canadian and one Australian. The death toll was initially reported as four, with two people missing. Brian Dyken...

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Flags fly at half-staff Wednesday to honor fallen law enforcement officers

Flags fly at half-staff Wednesday to honor fallen law enforcement officers

President Donald Trump spoke Wednesday at the 38th Annual National Peace Officers' Memorial Service in front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. The ceremony honored the 228 law enforcement person...

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Helicopter goes down in Hudson River; pilot OK

Helicopter goes down in Hudson River; pilot OK

It's believed no passengers were aboard the chopper. Video from SKYFOX showed an overturned helicopter partially submerged in the water along the seawall adjacent to the heliport. A ferry was carryi...

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Donald Trump issues pardon for Conrad Black

Donald Trump issues pardon for Conrad Black

Nolan. The White House statement on the pardon touted Black's "tremendous contributions to business". Black, 74, a Canadian-born British citizen, once ran an global newspaper empire that included ...

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White House counsel rejects Democratic efforts to investigate Trump

White House counsel rejects Democratic efforts to investigate Trump

In a letter to the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, the White House said it would not comply with demands from the committee for its wide-ranging probe into possible obstruction by Preside...

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Campaigning in WB to end tomorrow after EC's unprecedented action

Campaigning in WB to end tomorrow after EC's unprecedented action

They are Atri Bhattacharya, principal secretary (home and hill affairs) and ADG (CID) Rajeev Kumar, the controversial former Kolkata police commissioner. It said liquor or similar intoxicants can no...

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U.S. suspends flights to and from Venezuela

American Airlines, the primary carrier from Miami, suspended its flights to Venezuela in late March. Unless President Donald Trump disaproves, it becomes effective in July. In April, the U.S. Federa...

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Trump 2020 Supporters CRASH Green New Deal Rally

Trump 2020 Supporters CRASH Green New Deal Rally

According to city officials, the president's eight largest NY properties pump out around 27,000 tons of planet-warming gases every year, the equivalent of 5,800 cars. Others held up "Trump 2020" signs...

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"We Fundamentally Don't Seek War With Iran", Says US State Secretary

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov arrive to talk to the press as they meet on the sidelines of the Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting in Rovan...

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Pilots confronted Boeing about 737 Max issues before deadly crash in March

Pilots confronted Boeing about 737 Max issues before deadly crash in March

A common link in both crashes was the Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System. Elwell listed several reviews of the FAA's handling of the matter, adding, however, that only the FAA would dec...

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PG&E equipment sparked deadly California wildfire

PG&E equipment sparked deadly California wildfire

Cal Fire concluded last June that PG&E-owned power lines had sparked a separate series of wildfires that swept Northern California's wine country in 2017, and found a number of unspecified code vi...

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Teen suspects in Colorado school shooting formally charged; case sealed

Teen suspects in Colorado school shooting formally charged; case sealed

A photograph of student Kendrick Castillo stands amid a display of tributes outside the STEM School Highlands Ranch a week after the attack on the school that left Castillo dead and others injured...

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Two missing in Alaskan waters after tour planes crash

Two missing in Alaskan waters after tour planes crash

The ship left Vancouver on May 11 and is scheduled to arrive in Anchorage on Saturday. A Coast Guard helicopter searches for an Australian and a Canadian, who were initially missing. "At this time...

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France’s Macron, New Zealand’s Ardern host Paris summit against online extremism

France’s Macron, New Zealand’s Ardern host Paris summit against online extremism

In the wake of the violence in which 51 people were killed, New Zealand immediately imposed new gun control measures and introduced legislation that would ban most semi-automatic firearms. "Compan...

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Elderly man dies after woman pushed him off Las Vegas bus

Elderly man dies after woman pushed him off Las Vegas bus

Serge Fournier was shoved from a bus in Las Vegas and died of his head injuries in hospital a just over a month later. According to the Las Vegas Sun , Bishop was identified partly by a "Love" em...

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Ignoring critics, Trump to host anti-immigrant Hungarian leader at White House

Ignoring critics, Trump to host anti-immigrant Hungarian leader at White House

Like Trump, right-wing Orban has taken a hard line against migration. The Hungarian leader has campaigned against immigrants, declared Hungary an "illiberal" democracy and enacted crackdowns on the pr...

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Farmer amputates leg with knife to escape auger

Farmer amputates leg with knife to escape auger

Mr Kaser, a corn, soybean and hog farmer , said he never lost consciousness during his ordeal, which happened on April 19. He told ABC News he doesn't remember experiencing much pain and didn't n...

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'This is TERRIFYING:' Wind-whipped window washers rescued from 50-story tower

'This is TERRIFYING:' Wind-whipped window washers rescued from 50-story tower

Firefighters managed to secure the lift that was dangling from the top of the building and pull the two to safety about 8.30am after half an hour. Video footage shared on Twitter shows the lift bein...

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Iran, U.S. dismiss possibility of war

Iran, U.S. dismiss possibility of war

Instead, he said, Iran has "chosen the path of resistance", adding that USA officials know it's not in their interest to engage in a hot military conflict. "We agree on much more than we disagree. W...

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