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Aug 16 2018

Trump wants to strip security clearances from Obama intel officials

Clapper told CNN that his security clearance "has nothing to do with how I or any of us feel about the president". In an unprecedented move, the president is considerin...

Aug 15 2018

US Urges UK to Ditch Support for JCPOA

USA ambassador to the United Kingdom, Robert Wood Johnson, wrote in the British paper the Sunday Telegraph , that " Iran grew bolder" after signing on to the Obama-er...

Aug 15 2018

Trump Signs Defense Spending Bill Giving 2.6% Pay Raise to US Troops

Donald Trump has snubbed Senator John McCain , who has brain cancer and is seriously ill, by failing to mention the Republican war veteran at the signing of a defence s...

Aug 14 2018

Over 450 injured in clashes with cops as Romania protests intensifies

According to the Mediafax news agency, 452 people, including 35 police, were injured when Friday night's protest turned violent. President Klaus Iohannis, a critic of...

Aug 13 2018

Ex-Trump aide Omarosa releases recording of White House firing

When she left the White House , she says she was offered $15,000 a month to serve in a "senior position" on Trump's 2020 re-election campaign. Part of applying for c...

Aug 13 2018

Turkey's president: United States waging 'economic war' against Turkey

Last Friday, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and his US counterpart Mike Pompeo met in Singapore on the sidelines of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations ...

Aug 12 2018

Trump condemns 'all types of racism' on Charlottesville anniversary; critics slam wording

Authorities in the state were criticized for failing to maintain peace during last year's violent rally as they had not planned ahead but this year police said they a...

Aug 12 2018

US Judge orders return of deported family, threatens Sessions with contempt

It all stems back to a mother, known in court filings as only " Carmen ". Under the fast-track removal system, created in 1996, asylum seekers are interviewed to dete...

Aug 12 2018

Holy Fire is one of almost 20 blazes across California

He is accused of deliberately starting the latest fast-moving Holy Fire and faces life in prison if convicted of arson and other charges. He had refused to leave hi...

Aug 12 2018

US Sen. Tom Cotton has reservations about new space force

He said the countries "have been conducting highly sophisticated on-orbit activities that could enable them to manoeuvre their satellites into close proximity of ours, po...

Aug 11 2018

North Korea Says US "Throwing Water" Over Confidence-Building Efforts

North Korea on Thursday accused the United States of acting in bad faith, saying Washington's push for full sanctions pressure against Pyongyang would stall progress on t...

Aug 10 2018

State Department Calls For Probe Into Deadly Airstrikes In Yemen

The International Committee for the Red Cross said at least 29 children were killed and dozens more injured when the bus was hit in Saada province on Thursday. Still, he ...

Aug 10 2018

At Least Four Killed in Canada Shooting

At least four people have been shot dead in eastern Canada . The quiet residential neighborhood, which has houses, grocery stores, a church and an elementary school, is ...

Aug 09 2018

Death toll from Lombok quake hits 131, with 156,000 homeless

For many, food and water remains in short supply and people are afraid to return to their homes - that is if they are still standing. Aid agencies such as Oxfam are pro...

Aug 09 2018

Zionist Jets Strike Palestinian Youths Flying Flaming Kites, Balloons Towards Israel

An Israeli warplane on Sunday struck a group of Palestinians trying to launch incendiary kites and balloons near border of the Gaza Strip, according to the Israeli milita...

Aug 09 2018

Germany warns United States sanctions on Iran could 'boost radical forces'

In this photo released by an official website of the office of the Iranian Presidency, President Hassan Rouhani , right, greets North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho ...

Aug 09 2018

Israel 'welcomes' murder of Syrian scientist - but denies any involvement in assassination

Israel's Mossad spy agency planted the vehicle bomb which killed a prominent Syrian rocket scientist at the weekend, it is reported . Asbar played a role in Syria's ...

Aug 08 2018

California firefighters prepare for new flames as deadly wildfires blaze on

The weather conditions were reportedly fueling the flames with wind and high temperatures against the dry brush. The Mendocino Complex Fire is now the state's largest...

Aug 08 2018

Karunanidhi's Death: Chennai Schools And Colleges Shut, Movie Shows Cancelled

Addressed as Mu Ka, Tamil abbreviation of his name, by his peers, Karunanidhi's letters to DMK cadres in party mouthpiece Murasoli and his autobiography-cum-commentary ...

Aug 08 2018

White House can't -- or won't -- explain Trump's wildfire tweets

A utility worker was killed near a Northern California wildfire as crews working in sweltering conditions battled multiple blazes, including twin fires that exploded in...