Israel navy intercepts activist boat trying to break Gaza blockade

Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said the Al-Awda vessel was sailing on a humanitarian mission to Gaza, Palestine, with 22 activists from around the globe, including a Malaysian, Prof Dr Mohd Afandi Salleh. Assisted by Egypt,... More..

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Polar bear shot after attack on cruise ship guard
by | Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Polar bear shot after attack on cruise ship guard

The bear was shot dead by another employee, the cruise company said after the incident on Saturday. It said the man was taken by helicopter to the town of Longyearbyen on Spitsbergen island and that he wa...More..

Sen. Rand Paul announces he’ll support the nomination of Judge Kavanaugh
by | Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Sen. Rand Paul announces he’ll support the nomination of Judge Kavanaugh

Paul said that his conversation with Kavanaugh Tuesday convinced him that he would evaluate Supreme Court cases "from a textual and originalist point of view". Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, the Republican who hold...More..

President Trump looking at 3D-printed gun issue
by | Tuesday, July 31, 2018

President Trump looking at 3D-printed gun issue

Already spoke to NRA, doesn't seem to make much sense!' the president tweeted . He did not offer further details. In June, a gun-rights group, Defense Distributed, reached a settlement with the government ...More..

Trial of Ex-Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort Set To Begin
by | Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Trial of Ex-Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort Set To Begin

Manafort's work for then-candidate Trump's campaign in 2016 or the Special Counsel's investigation of the campaign's alleged collusion with the Russian government is wholly irrelevant to whether Mr. Mueller has...More..

Legal implications of secret tape on Trump or Cohen unclear
by | Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Legal implications of secret tape on Trump or Cohen unclear

The rebuttals came after a CNN report , widely followed by USA media outlets, that Mr Cohen is prepared to claim that the president knew about a now-infamous meeting in Trump Tower before the presidential elec...More..

Putin invites Trump to Moscow for second meeting after Washington postponed plans
by | Monday, July 30, 2018

Putin invites Trump to Moscow for second meeting after Washington postponed plans

Alina Polyakova, a Russian Federation expert at the Brookings Institution, said hosting Trump in Moscow gives Putin the home court advantage. And Trump counsellor Kellyanne Conway said the incident showed the...More..

The President Says 4.1% GDP GROWTH is JUST THE BEGINNING
by | Monday, July 30, 2018

The President Says 4.1% GDP GROWTH is JUST THE BEGINNING

Personal consumption was strong in the second quarter, probably aided by the reduction in taxes for many Americans and the increase in optimism about the economy, especially among Republicans. The United States...More..

Stage set for release of Assam's final NRC draft today
by | Monday, July 30, 2018

Stage set for release of Assam's final NRC draft today

Bengalis living in Assam are being targetted. "It is not clear how another 36.5 lakh people were dropped (in the complete draft of NRC )", Bora said after release of complete draft of the NRC. India was br...More..

Giuliani: Everything released so far shows Trump is ‘absolutely innocent’
by | Monday, July 30, 2018

Giuliani: Everything released so far shows Trump is ‘absolutely innocent’

Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani has angrily compared Michael Cohen , the president's former long-time lawyer, to famous traitors Benedict Arnold, Brutus and Iago. Donald Trump's longtime personal attor...More..

Carr Fire in California continues to grow
by | Monday, July 30, 2018

Carr Fire in California continues to grow

Matt Smith talks about how he fought an advancing wildfire and saved his home, while his neighbour's home, in the background, burned down on Saturday in Redding. The blaze began as a small wildfire and erupted ...More..

Longest Lunar Eclipse of the Century Dazzles Skywatchers
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

Longest Lunar Eclipse of the Century Dazzles Skywatchers

While Mars is visible in the night sky nearly all year round, it can get extremely bright every few years. For about half the world, the moon will be partly or fully in Earth's shadow from 1714 to 2328 ...More..

by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

White House bars CNN correspondent from open press event

It is standard protocol for reporters to ask the president questions at such events, and Trump, unlike some of his predecessors, often engages. Collins asked . The president has been widely criticized for fail...More..

IS attack devastates community in southern Syria
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

IS attack devastates community in southern Syria

It said calm returned to Sweida late on Wednesday after government forces and armed villagers surrounded the IS fighters and killed them. Noura al-Basha, a local journalist reporting from Suwayda province, to...More..

Israeli defence minister calls for West Bank settlement expansion
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

Israeli defence minister calls for West Bank settlement expansion

The army said Friday it had raided Kobar, questioned a number of the assailant's family members and suspended their work permits. "The level of Israeli escalation against Gaza and the deliberate targeting of ...More..

UK: Unhappy marriage not grounds for divorce, supreme court rules
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

UK: Unhappy marriage not grounds for divorce, supreme court rules

Judges raised concerns that previous rulings had not taken into account the cumulative effect of Mr Owens' behaviour on his wife, but in a decision that "deals a blow to campaigners' hopes for reforming the d...More..

Vigil honors Nia Wilson, demands action
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Vigil honors Nia Wilson, demands action

Police arrested him without incident Monday night at the Pleasant Hill BART station. Rojas said that security footage showed Cowell taking off his clothes after the stabbing, which the police chief said was...More..

Turkey moves USA pastor to house arrest from prison
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Turkey moves USA pastor to house arrest from prison

He spoke at the close of a three-day conference on religious freedom. Andrew Brunson , a Christian pastor from North Carolina who has worked in Turkey for more than 20 years, was detained in October 20...More..

Maddow doesn't relent on White House transcript
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Maddow doesn't relent on White House transcript

The top USA diplomat added, "As democratic states seek to build a free, just, and prosperous world, we must uphold our commitment to the worldwide principle of sovereign equality and respect the territorial int...More..

Pakistan's Khan leads in projected partial poll results as opponent cries foul
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Pakistan's Khan leads in projected partial poll results as opponent cries foul

However, final results have been delayed and opponents have alleged vote rigging. With cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan set to become the next Pakistan Prime Minister, his former wife Jemima Goldsmith...More..

Irish man dies in Greece wildfire while on honeymoon with wife
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Irish man dies in Greece wildfire while on honeymoon with wife

She said the toll was not yet final since firefighters were still searching for victims. On Monday, Citizens' Protection Minister Nikos Toskas suggested as much, saying that three or four blazes had been exti...More..

Trump House Allies Move to Impeach Rosenstein
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Trump House Allies Move to Impeach Rosenstein

They were introduced by Freedom Caucus founder Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) and current Chairman Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), along with nine other members. "This resolution to impeach Deputy Attorney General Rosenste...More..

Trump recorded discussing paying for Playboy model's story of affair
by | Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Trump recorded discussing paying for Playboy model's story of affair

Giuliani confirmed to ABC News Trump did have a discussion with Cohen before the election but he said that the payment that was being discussed was never made. "Cohen then interrupts", Giuliani said. Trump ...More..

UK's May taking personal control of Brexit talks
by | Wednesday, July 25, 2018

UK's May taking personal control of Brexit talks

The latest round of talks will continue on Thursday when Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab holds another meeting with Michel Barnier. Earlier this month, Prime Minister Theresa May revealed her latest plans f...More..

Student vanishes after going for jog
by | Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Student vanishes after going for jog

Volunteer searches for Mollie Tibbetts , of Brooklyn , were called off this week as the FBI and state investigators took over, Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation spokesman Mitch Mortvedt said Tuesday...More..