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Sep 20 2018

India bans instant divorce for Muslim men known as triple talaq

The bail provision was introduced after criticism that "criminalising" triple talaq will break up marriages and deprive families of breadwinners. Last August, the S...

Sep 20 2018

Kavanaugh classmate has no recollection of party where alleged sexual assault occurred

John Kennedy said Wednesday on The Daily Briefing that the Senate Judiciary Committee has done everything it can it to accommodate a hearing for Brett Kavanaugh's acc...

Sep 19 2018

Trump says US considering permanent military presence in Poland

Trump's remarks come as China and the United States plunged deeper into a trade war after Beijing added $60 billion of US products to its import tariff list in retaliati...

Sep 19 2018

South African court says marijuana use in private is legal

Multiple government departments appealed and wanted weed use at home to remain illegal. Thesouthafrican.com reported that although private use and growth for personal u...

Sep 19 2018

North Carolina governor pleads with storm evacuees to be patient

Duke Energy said there are 209,478 customers without power across North Carolina , 3,684 of them in Mecklenburg County. "We'll say it may weaken to a Category 1 or a C...

Sep 19 2018

Syria shoots down Russian plane during Israeli air strike

The defence ministry in Moscow said the aircraft was returning to the Russian-run Hmeymim airbase in Latakia province when, at about 11:00pm Moscow time (20:00 GMT) on ...

Sep 19 2018

Moon and Kim agree to nuke-free Korean peninsula after summit

Pyongyang is also willing to close its main nuclear complex in Nyongbyon if the United States takes reciprocal action, Moon said. North Korea would also shut down its...

Sep 19 2018

Brett Kavanaugh sexual assault accusation stirs up memories of Anita Hill's testimony

He should testify under oath". Richard Blumenthal of CT, said staging the hearing without the FBI investigation would make it a "sham". She said Kavanaugh responded to ...

Sep 18 2018

United States high court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser willing to testify, lawyer says

Billy Long (R-Mo.) shared a tweet in which another Twitter user had posted a black-and-white photo of a little boy kissing a little girl on the forehead. "The Chairma...

Sep 18 2018

Tesla's Elon Musk is sued for calling Thai cave rescuer pedophile

Unsworth to be guilty of the accusations", Unsworth's complaint said , according to Reuters. The tech entrepreneur called Mr Unsworth a "pedo" after he criticised Mr M...

Sep 18 2018

Strawberry needle contamination spreads to WA

The strawberry industry in the state of Queensland is worth around $93 million annually, and the government there announced this week that it would offer a reward of ro...

Sep 17 2018

Novichok poisoning accused will never speak to journalists again - RT

The two men, both wearing blue jumpers, said they ran a sports nutrition business and that their lives had become a nightmare since London charged them with attempted mur...

Sep 17 2018

Eliud Kipchoge destroys marathon world record in 2:01:39

With weather conditions flawless and virtually no wind, it was clear after the opening few kilometres that Kipchoge's only opponent would be the clock and his three pacem...

Sep 17 2018

Reality Check: Is President Trump’s Puerto Rico Tweet Accurate?

The estimate of almost 3,000 dead in the six months after Maria devastated the island and knocked out the entire electrical grid was made by researchers with the Milken ...

Sep 15 2018

Hurricane hits Carolinas, governor warns 'it's going to get worse'

September 14, coming ashore along a mostly boarded-up, emptied-out stretch of coastline. The assistance also includes Florida utilities sending crews to help restore po...

Sep 15 2018

Former Trump campaign manager to plead guilty in deal with Mueller

What's the need for another trial?.They've got enough to put him in jail. The White House said on Friday that President Donald Trump's former campaign manager's dec...

Sep 15 2018

57 murders a day in S.Africa : minister

I think our emphasis should be on what is to be done rather than the crime stats, which don't (sic) give any joy. "South Africans shouldn't live in fear as a norm, or t...

Sep 15 2018

Deadly Gas Explosions in Massachusetts Put Focus on Pipe Safety

A joint investigation "will be conducted when situation is stabilized". Before the explosions, Columbia Gas had said it would be upgrading gas lines in neighbourhoods a...

Sep 14 2018

Dems go after Trump for disputing PR death toll

The study , which was conducted without the backing of any political group, surveyed 3,000 residences across the United States' territory and found Puerto Ricans died a...