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Disney ups Twenty-First Century Fox to more than $70.3 billion

Rupert Murdoch, executive chairman of 21st Century Fox , said Fox believes Disney's offer is better than Comcast's - but the company said it would consider...


Canada Has Just Passed a Landmark Bill Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

The Government is expected to decide a date that would legalise it in early or mid-September. Canada has legalised the recreational use of marijuana, with th...


United States plans to withdraw from UN Human Rights Council

Human Rights Council, saying the group should make it easier to expel states with poor human rights records. In a speech to the council past year, Haley cal...


China’s Xi praises North Korea’s Kim for Trump summit, promises support

Xi urged the U.S. and North Korea to implement the agreements reached at the June 12 summit in Singapore , while Kim thanked Xi for his role in the diplomati...


Woman yelling 'Allahu akbar' slashes two with blade in France

The attacker has now been detained, and while Toulon prosecutor Bernard Marchal has not revealed the full details of the incident it appears to bear some ha...


Homeland Security chief slams 'irresponsible' reports of separating migrant families

Harris has previously criticized the separation of undocumented children from their parents, calling it "human rights abuse" - and has frequently and famously...


President Trump doubles down on immigration amid backlash

High Commissioner for Human Rights, to call for ending the policy saying such regulations "punish children for their parents' actions". Trump, who has made a...


France to weigh possibility to carry minesweeping operation at Yemen port

Impoverished Yemen has remained wracked by violence since 2014, when the Houthis - from their historical stronghold in the northern Saada province - overran m...


New Tory Brexit bust-up puts May under threat again

Prime Minister Theresa May had convinced most rebels - who want MPs to have the final say - to back her in a key vote on Tuesday night by giving them assurance...


3 killed as 5.9-magnitude natural disaster rocks Japan's Osaka

The Japan Meteorological Agency has updated the magnitude of the quake to 6.1, stronger than the initial 5.9 magnitude. Most trains in the area have been stop...


5 immigrants killed, several injured after SUV fleeing Border Patrol crashes

Dimmit County Sheriff Marion Boyd told KSAT that the chase reached speeds of about 100 miles per hour. The sport utility vehicle skidded off the road and then...


Strong quakes hit Japan, killing at least 2, and Guatemala

Three people were confirmed dead, including a nine-year-old girl, who was reported to have died after a school wall fell on her. The JMA also said it is unlik...


Trump's former campaign manager goes to jail for tampering witness

US District Judge Amy Berman Jackson in Washington D.C. cancelled Manafort's bail which had allowed him to live in his Alexandria, Virginia, apartment und...


Second KCK sheriff deputy dies from injuries after shooting near courthouse

Alvey mourned the loss of deputies Theresa King, known as "TK", and Patrick Rohrer, whom he described as "two of our young, bright, committed sheriff's deputi...


Funeral prayers of soldiers martyred in cross-border attacks offered

Afghan defense ministry spokesman Mohammad Radmanish said that Fazlullah was killed along with two other militants and a driver when their vehicle was struck in...


US prosecutors pull encrypted messages from phones seized in Cohen raids

Michael Cohen , personal attorney and self-described "fixer" for President Donald Trump , is in need of a new legal team as he splits with McDermott Will & Eme...


China spells out tariffs it plans on United States goods

Just days after the Republican firebrand announced trade restrictions on some of the US's closest allies, including European Union states and Canada , it was...


North Korea says Trump agreed on step-by-step denuclearization process

I don't trust Kim Jong-un, we don't trust North Korean people. 'We don't know what type of person the North Korean leader is negotiating with. Sherman dis...


Kashmiri journalist Shujaat Bukhari shot dead in Srinagar, condolences pour in

Two personal security officers assigned to him by Jammu and Kashmir police were also killed whereas a civilian was injured in the attack, police said. Previ...


UK: May Avoids Defeat After Offering Rebels Concession On 'No Deal' Brexit

The strained parliament session underlined deep divisions over Britain's European Union exit. "There could be a confidence motion [in the prime minister] or...


Five things to watch for in Trump-Kim summit

There will not be a repeat of "flimsy agreements" made between previous U.S. administrations and North Korea , U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told repor...


President Trump meets Kim Jong Un

After a handshake, they were soon smiling and holding each other by the arm, before Trump guided Kim to the library where they held a meeting with only their ...


Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner commercial income revealed

Senior adviser and daughter Ivanka Trump (L), and senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner (R) attend a summit at the East Room of the White House May 18...


Kim meet falls short of Nixon-goes-to-China moment

The presidential office said the measures were particularly needed at a time "when a variety of serious dialogues have been held between the North and the U...


Memphis woman arrested for transporting kids in pet kennels, police say

Neighbors said Cheeks just bought two German Shepherd puppies that she would put in the kennels in the back of her truck. During an interview with investigato...


Trump plans to meet Kim alone at summit start

During that same impromptu news conference at the G7, Trump said he felt optimistic about his meeting with Kim, which will be the first between a sitting Unit...


That Kardashian-Trump Meeting Ended Up With Him Commuting A Life Sentence

Johnson was incarcerated at the Federal Correctional Institution in Aliceville, Alabama, for 21 years. She went on to say that her heart "is so full of gratitud...


Putin welcomes teams, fans to Russian Federation

Putin expressed great thanks for Xi awarding China's first Friendship Medal to him, saying that it is not only the highest honor given to himself, but also re...


White House aide who joked about McCain 'dying' is out

The 81-year-old Arizona Senator has been diagnosed with a rare form of brain cancer . Updated 7:25pm: Post was updated to include a statement from the Whit...


US Evacuates 2 More Diplomats Over Odd Noises at Consulate in China

The State Department has warned that USA diplomats should alert their mission's medical staff "if they note new onset of symptoms that may have begun in assoc...


NASA robot finds 'building blocks for life' on Mars

If Viking was phase one of our search for life on Mars , and the methodical quest for clues of habitability that followed was phase two, says Grinspoon, "this ...


United Nations office calls on U.S. to stop separating families at border

Border agents have been placing children who crossed the U.S. -Mexico border illegally in holding stations. "We are deeply concerned that the zero tolerance p...


Man dies after bus of Chinese tourists crashes in Canada

Dozens of people have been injured, some of them critically so. Update: Media reports that the victims are mostly Mandarin speaking and the hospitals are ask...


U.S. Allies Rebuke Trump Administration's Trade Actions At G7 Meeting

US President Donald Trump suggested Friday the United States might pursue separate free trade agreements with Canada and Mexico to replace the 24-year-old thr...


UNILAG generates 2.5 tons of plastic waste daily - Official -

JSPL observed World Environment Day in its mega steel plant at Angul in which Environment Rally, Colossal Plantation and prize distribution ceremony were orga...