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Yemen's Houthi rebels condemn hospital airstrike

It stepped up air strikes this month after United Nations-mediated peace talks between the rebels and Yemen's internationally backed government were suspended. The UN says more than 6,400 people, mostly civilians, have been killed in Yemen since the ...

Wisconsin girl pleads 'mental defect' in Slender Man attack

She pleaded not guilty past year. The judge estimates those trials will take place in March or April of 2017. Assistant District Attorney Ted Szczupakiewicz, who is leading the prosecution of both girls, didn't immediately return a voicemail messag...

Watch the Kidnapping of El Chapo's Son

Jesus Alfredo Guzman Salazar, the 29-year-old son of Guzman , has been confirmed by authorities as one of the abducted men. A son of Mexican drug lord Joaquin " El Chapo " Guzman was among suspected criminals abducted in a Pacific coast cit...

Christie responds to Bridgegate revelations

Chris Christie reacts to a question during a news conference in Trenton, New Jersey. "There's nothing new to talk about", Christie told the Associated Press , regarding the new texts. Stepien, who is now executive director of a think-tank created b...

USA held $400 million until hostages were released

However, congressional Republicans have characterized the money transfer as ransom to secure the detainees' release, a claim President Obama denied earlier this month. That scrutiny is bound to intensify now that the State Department has admitted t...

A Homecoming for Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden

Today Clinton will hit Trump on the topic, he campaign says, and note that every modern Oval Office candidate has made the documents public, including Richard Nixon when he was also under audit. At this point, polls show Trump trailing in all three...

Trump Campaigns For Extreme Vetting Of Immigrants

Trump attempted to pivot from his inflammatory rhetoric on immigration to a policy by replacing his 2015 vow to bar Muslims from entering the U.S.to a broader mission that does not single out certain Muslim countries. troops from Iraq in late 2011. H...

Fleeing IS fighters abduct 2000 civilians in Syria

The Islamic State's defeat in Manbij was welcome news in a conflict that has confounded US policymakers and created risky spillover effects across the region. On Friday, the Syrian Kurdish army, backed by the United States coalition, liberated the...

Miguel Cabrera leaves game with bicep tightness

Ian Kennedy fired six-and-two-thirds innings of one-run ball as the Kansas City Royals trimmed the Detroit Tigers 3-1 at Comerica Park. The Tiger icon attempted to make a hard grab on pitcher Daniel Norris' errant throw on a Cheslor Cuthbert ...

Amnesty charged for giving dissident Kashmiris platform at panel discussion

The "pro-freedom" Kashmiris vehemently objected, leading to a heated exchange and slogan shouting. Police in the southern city of Bangalore filed the initial charges against Amnesty following complaints by a Hindu nationalist student organisation w...

Five killed in fresh Kashmir clashes

Twelve others have been injured, two of them critically. The retaliation by the security forces saw several others sustaining injuries. Two police personnel were also killed and over 4000 security personnel were injured. The normal life remained para...

Trump looking to institute political tests for immigrants

He also vowed that, if he reached the White House, the U.S. would end nation building and introduce "foreign policy realism". Pence declined to preview Trump's plan in an interview on " Fox News Sunday", saying only that Trump will offer a "change...

Zambia's president re-elected in close vote after violence

Hichilema, who failed in four previous bids to win the presidency, said he wouldn't accept the outcome. The UPND party, led by Hakainde Hichilema, has withdrawn from the ballot verification process. Gilles Kasongo, of the Zambia Election Informatio...

30 killed in bombing in Pakistani city of Quetta

According to medical staff, up to 60 of those killed were lawyers who were there to mourn the death of the president of the Baluchistan Bar Association, Bilal Anwar Kasi , who had been assassinated earlier on Monday by gunmen while on his way to cou...

Father identifies Chibok girl kidnapped by Boko Haram

She says some of the girls died in air strikes by Nigerian forces, which are trying to drive the militant group out of the country. (AP Photo/Olamikan Gbemiga). General Rabe also disputed allegations in the video that some of the kidnapped girls we...

Villeneuve-Loubet follows Cannes in burkini swimsuit ban

It notes that swimwear "manifesting religious affiliation in an ostentatious way, while France and its religious sites are now the target of terrorist attacks, could create risks of trouble to public order". For the latter, it is the followers of B...

Monroe County health officials confirm Zika virus case

Developing multiple types of Zika vaccines is important, Fauci said, because each works in a different way, and scientists don't know which one will prove to be the safest and most effective. However, members of Congress raised questions after report...

Turkey issues arrest warrant for ex-soccer star

Hakan Sukur was one of the most famous football stars in Turkey , who scored 51 times in 112 appearances for the Turkish national side and helped Turkey get the third place in the 2002 World Cup. The ex-footballer, who served as a lawmaker with t...

Trump backs away from labeling Obama founder of Islamic State

He told conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt "No, I meant that he's the founder of ISIS, I do". At a rally in Fort Lauderdale Wednesday, he first made the comments. When I said that Obama, and of course, I'm being sarcastic. Federal law generally ...

Broncos beat Bears 22-0

The Bears' starting defense gave up a touchdown on its opening drive, and the offense got only one first down on three drives, culminating in a shaky start to the preseason . Broncos star linebacker and Super Bowl MVP Von Miller sat out because he ...

India's Modi consults parties on Kashmir; separatists cold

Modi said. In December he hosted Narendra Modi, India's prime minister, on the first visit by an Indian premier in 12 years. Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the doors of the government were open for addressing "grievances" of all sections...

12 people arrested at Dakota Access Pipeline demonstration

On Monday, August 8th, according to Sioux County officials, a crew installing the pipeline asked for Highway 60 to be closed north of Alton while they moved some equipment and slow-moving trailers across the northbound and southbound lanes of Hig...

Nephew in 'Making a Murderer' ordered released

Dassey was accused of helping his uncle, Steve Avery, murder 25-year-old Teresa Halbach after she came to the family's auto salvage lot in Manitowoc County, Wis.to photograph a vehicle for Auto Trader Magazine . Halbach was scheduled to meet Avery a...

Philippines seeks formal talks with China amid South China Sea tensions-Ramos

On July 12, a five-man arbitral tribunal in The Hague, constituted under the provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, ruled there was no legal basis for China to claim historic rights over the South China Sea. Foreign Secret...

Ambush on Arkansas police officers leaves one dead and K-9 missing

Sebastian County Deputy Bill Cooper was shot in the neck and Hackett Police Chief Darrell Spells was grazed by a bullet to his head. William "Bill" Cooper, who was shot and killed after responding to a domestic call in Sebastian County Wednesday, A...

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Team Israel suffers first loss in World Baseball Classic

Israel is now 1-1 in the second round of the 16-team quadrennial tournament and 4-1 overall. Gregorius got his final RBI on a sacrifice fly in the eighth. He has been used at DH fo...

Turkey-Netherlands row shows no sign of ebbing

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lashed out at the decision, saying the ban was reminiscent of Nazism and pledged to retaliate. "I understand they are angry, but this is of...

Chinese president to meet with Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump is planning to host his Chinese counterpart President Xi Jinping at his Florida Mar-a-Lago resort next month. However, a senior administration officia...

BJP scores massive victory in Uttar Pradesh; leaders thank PM Modi

It seems the voters turn on the Congress in places where Rahul spearheads the party's poll campaign. Many in the party feel the leadership is in a flux amid continued uncertainty o...

Akhilesh Yadav submits his resignation to UP Governor Ram Naik

While most Samajwadi Party leaders were having a bad day in the office, there was one man who stood tall. After months of power-struggle on January 1 with help of his uncle Prof Ra...

Another legal challenge to revised Trump travel ban

A federal judge in Seattle issued a temporary restraining order halting Trump's initial travel ban order after Washington state and Minnesota sued. The reason for his hesitatio...

Donald Tusk re-elected as European Council head

Donald Tusk has done a good job. The 27 remaining European Union states are now preparing a joint declaration to mark later this month the 60th anniversary of a founding trea...

Trump taps Bush administration lawyer and Cruz friend as Solicitor General

Francisco now serves as the administration's acting solicitor general , the National Law Journal reports. Francisco is but one of many Jones Day partners to make his way in...

Turkey, Russia, and U.S. draw chart to oust IS out of Syria

Therefore, the US-led coalition stationed forces in Manbij to send a message to all forces to keep their focus on ISIS. Photos of McGurk's visit to Kobani surfaced on social media ...

Poachers Killed A Rhino At A Paris Zoo And Stole Its Horn

But the poachers appear to have been disturbed as his second - partially sawn - horn was left behind. Poachers broke into a French zoo and murdered a beloved white rhinoceros, ch...

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Gayatri Prajapati rape case: Woman's lawyer says witnesses being threatened

Gayatri Prajapati rape case: Woman's lawyer says witnesses being threatened

Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik has written to Akhilesh Yadav asking why the chief minister has retained rape-accused minister Gayatri Prajapati in his cabinet. Raids have been con...

Turkey summons German ambassador over rally ban

Turkey summons German ambassador over rally ban

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said today he would speak with German Chancellor Angela Merkel by telephone amid a row over rallies cancelled in Germany ahead of a vote ne...

Headstones found toppled at another Jewish cemetery

Headstones found toppled at another Jewish cemetery

Hikind said he has spoken with the New York Police Department on scene, but officials with the cemetery said that there was no vandalism, and that perhaps the damage was caused by ...

Oil Price Climbs As OPEC Members Stick To Production Cut

Oil Price Climbs As OPEC Members Stick To Production Cut

However, government efforts to appease the militants seem to be working, and earlier this week, an official from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation said that the country...

Trump to host Germany's Merkel at the White House

For her part, Merkel announced that the German contribution to the economic development of Tunisia will be increased by 15.8 million USA dollars. Germany is interested in creati...