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Aug 02 2018

California 'fire tornado' forced residents to flee in chaos

Bay Area task force lowers flag to half-staff in Shasta CountySix people have been killed and more than 38,000 people have been displaced from the fire. The 2015 Valle...

Aug 02 2018

Facebook removes ‘coordinated’ political influence campaign as midterms loom

It publicly said it had been unable to tie the accounts to Russian Federation, whose Internet Research Agency was at the center of an indictment earlier this year for...

Aug 01 2018

Paul Manafort Earned $60 Million as a Consultant in Ukraine, Says Mueller

The pool of jurors will face questions from both sides and US District Judge T.S. Ellis III as they try to weed out potential prejudice in what has become a highly public...

Jul 31 2018

Trump tweets that he’s willing to shut down the government over immigration

U.S. President Donald Trump said he's "willing to" shut down the government if he doesn't get the votes he needs on border security. Specifically, he mentioned movi...

Jul 31 2018

MH370 families are 'none the wiser' after 495-page report is released

In a 495-page report, investigators said they were not able to determine who was responsible for the flight's disappearance. "We can not exclude that there was an unl...

Jul 31 2018

South African court overturns immunity for Grace Mugabe in assault case

The former Zimbabwean first lady allegedly assaulted Gabriella Engels at a hotel in August past year but was allowed to leave the country without being prosecuted. Ms E...

Jul 31 2018

Fawn rescued from California wildfire kisses officer

The latest tally showed 517 destroyed structures and another 135 damaged, Romero said. Moore said property can be replaced, noting that the fire had also taken lives....

Jul 31 2018

United Kingdom student goes missing while studying overseas in the Middle East

Israeli authorities have launched a search and rescue operation for Jones, a University of Kentucky student who had been studying in Amman, Jordan, as part of a summer st...

Jul 30 2018

Two Palestinians shot dead by Israeli troops in border protests

One of the top Hamas leaders in the Gaza Strip last week again claimed that ongoing demonstrations along the coastal enclave's border with Israel are "peaceful" in natu...

Jul 30 2018

Mueller Wants to Talk to Trump About His Tweets, Sources Tell NYT

However, Mueller's special counsel has informed Trump's legal team that they're examining the tweets under a big umbrella of obstruction of justice and that they want to ...

Jul 30 2018

USA economy records fastest growth since 2014

Trump had already hinted at a strong GDP report , again breaking with the tradition of USA presidents not commenting on major economic data before its release . Trade ...

Jul 30 2018

President Trump 'Open to Visiting Moscow' If Putin Formally Invites Him

Separately, Trump's defence chief, Jim Mattis, said he was considering the possibility of the first talks in years between the defense chiefs of the United States and Ru...

Jul 30 2018

Mugabe hints he may vote for opposition leader Chamisa

Media were allowed through the gates of the luxury sprawling mansion where chairs were set up on a formal lawn in front of a blue-tiled pagoda to listen. "I was sacked fr...

Jul 29 2018

#BRUHNews: Colombian Drug Gang Puts $70K Bounty On German Shepherd

She's since been relocated to an airport in Bogotá, where, according to the news outlet, she's accompanied by extra security officers to ensure her safety. Investigat...

Jul 29 2018

Israeli fire kills Palestinian on Gaza border

The Israeli ambulance service Magen David Adom said that one of the men wounded was in serious condition and the other sustained light injuries. A 58-year-old victim wa...

Jul 28 2018

Trump Denies He Knew Of His Son's Trump Tower Meeting With Russians

The president, his son, his lawyers and other administration officials have repeatedly said Trump did not know about the meeting until news of it broke in July 2017. Cohe...

Jul 28 2018

Swedish student's dramatic plane protest stops man's deportation "to hell"

Demonstrators have stormed runways, picketed terminal entrances and blocked airport entrances to prevent deportations. While Ersson denied any wrongdoing, DW reports S...

Jul 28 2018

Alex Jones slammed with 30-day ban from Facebook for hateful videos

Prior to this ban , Jones has received a notification from Facebook informing him that he had repeatedly violated its policies and informing him that if he did so agai...

Jul 27 2018

Realizing Death Was Certain, 26 People Embraced

They included a letter from Britain's Queen Elizabeth and an Instagram post from Brazilian soccer legend Ronaldinho, showing him pictured in prayer with a comment in Gree...