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1 killed in Kolkata bridge collapse

Several agencies, including the National Disaster Response Force joined the local police and fire department in the rescue operation. Banerjee said she will v...


Dead as Powerful Typhoon Whomps Japan

Jebi's course brought it close to parts of western Japan hit by rains and flooding that killed more than 200 people in July but most of the damage appeared to...


Trump warns Syria, Russia and Iran against Idlib 'tragedy'

Russia , another Syria ally, and Damascus have also said that western countries are preparing to carry out strikes against Syria ahead of the Idlib offensive....


Trump to Bloomberg: Sessions’ job is safe until at least November elections

Mr Trump was also asked about Mr Sessions in the interview, who the President has repeatedly attacked for recusing himself from the investigation into Russian ...


Trump blasts Jeff Sessions and compares him to 'Lyin’ James Comey'

Trump wrote on Twitter. Sen Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) tweeted that Trump was "looking to use the Department of Justice to settle political scores". The Dems a...


Billionaire internet entrepreneur arrested for sexual misconduct

The billionaire, whose non-Westernized name is Liu Qiangdong, was arrested just before midnight on Friday and released Saturday afternoon. Police in Minneap...


U.S. last nail in frozen Pak aid

The US aid cut-off has come on the heels of Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif's warm visit to Pakistan in which the latter emphasised its support for Iran an...


PM, COAS discuss Pak-US ties ahead of Pompeo visit

General Dunford said the USA would maintain both diplomatic and security presence in South Asia and this was going to change over time. Qureshi supported Iran...


Democrats question documents used in DOJ official interview

Former U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade says it may explain President Trump's recent criticism of Ohr . The lawyer, Bruce Ohr , also says he learned that a Tru...


Where and when to watch McCain's national memorial service on Saturday

McCain died August 25 of brain cancer. Trump, who tweeted from the White House, did not stay long enough to watch the McCain services from the president's man...


USA halts all funding to United Nations body helping Palestinians

The shake-up is part of the Trump administration's bid to cut its spending overseas, and as the White House drafts its Middle East peace plan. Several countries...


At least 7 dead after Greyhound bus, semitrailer collide head-on

A tire blowout caused a semi-truck to cross the median into oncoming westbound traffic, according to police. This is not the first deadly crash involving a pa...


Biden, Fitzgerald deliver moving tributes to Sen. John McCain

Here are some of the most powerful quotes from Biden's speech. 'My name is Joe Biden . Thousands of well-wishers also paid their respects, celebrating hi...


United Nations expresses fears over heavy civilian toll, potential gas attacks in Idlib

Ahmad Ramadan, a spokesman for the Syrian opposition's delegation to United Nations talks with the government, called de Mistura's proposal "unrealistic". "Th...


The Mysterious, Shackled Woman From the Texas Doorbell Video Has Been Found

New details in the case involving a woman seen in Ring doorbell video - appearing distressed and wearing restraints, were released Thursday by the Montgo...


Blow for French president as Nicolas Hulot quits live on air

Mr Hulot , 62, has been described as the French equivalent of Sir David Attenborough. Recruiting Hulot as a minister had been a coup for Macron, who has so...


UK Prime Minister, Theresa May backs South Africa's controversial land reform policy

And Mrs May also pledged a "fundamental shift" in aid spending to focus on long-term economic and security challenges rather than short-term poverty reduction...


United States to continue military drills with South Korea: Mattis

In the past week, while they were talking, the United States slapped tariffs on a further US$16 billion in Chinese imports. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo c...


Former President Obama Praises Sen

He died on Saturday afternoon with his wife Cindy and other family members at his bedside. Sarah Palin, who was Mr McCain's running mate during his 2008 bid...


John McCain memorial service on Saturday, burial Sunday

Presidents and lawmakers from both parties - including those in Colorado - are honoring Sen. John McCain died Saturday afternoon in his Arizona home a...


West Virginia man identified as victim in video game tournament shooting

Authorities earlier identified David Katz , a 24-year-old gamer attending the tournament, as the suspect in the shooting . He killed two people - Eli ...


Church official urges Pope to resign over abuse cover-up

Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, a former Vatican envoy to the United States, said Saturday he had told Francis of the allegations against prominent U.S. The co...


Amid praise for Trump, North Korea doubles down on criticism of Japan

Moon's foreign minister, Kang Kyung-wha, talked with Mr. Pompeo on the phone on Saturday, expressing regrets over the cancellation of Mr. Pompeo's trip". At the...


Malcolm Turnbull will quit federal parliament on Friday

The ruling Liberal-National coalition is trailing the Labor party in opinion polls, even though the Labor leader Bill Shorten is not personally popular. Morriso...


Cohen's lawyer walks back claim Pres. Trump knew of Russia meeting

Federal ethics rules frown on lawyers making comments meant to prejudice a jury or engaging in fraud or dishonesty, but legal ethics expert Steven Lubet said th...


Hotel equipment where British tourists died is safe: Egyptian prosecutor

Kelly Ormerod, who is still in Egypt with her three children, has said the family is in "utter shock" after the unexpected deaths of John and Susan Cooper, wh...


Flags at White House back at full staff after McCain's death

An incident during a campaign rally in Lakeville, Minnesota, as Republican presidential nominee on Friday, October 10, 2008, stands out. John McCain handled ...


One Suspect Dead After Mass Shooting In Florida

Police warned residents to stay away from the area. Few details were immediately available. Another shooting with multiple deaths occurred yesterday, this...


For McCain, a cross-country funeral procession is in the works

Pennsylvania GOP Chairman Val DiGiorgio said McCain was "the epitome of a self-sacrificing public servant and an American hero " and "a family man of great int...


Sessions hits back at Trump: DOJ won't be 'improperly influenced'

Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort was convicted on eight financial crime counts earlier this week, arising out of the Mueller probe. Responding ...


Seattle air pollution equivalent to smoking nine cigarettes thanks to wildfire ash

The wind that clears the smoke from Seattle will blow east of us, worsening air quality in Eastern Washington. There are more than 500 active wildfires now ...


Pope 'ashamed' by Church's abuse failures

In appealing to the pope, Varadkar cited a recent grand jury report from the US state of Pennsylvania which found 300 priests had abused more than 1,000 child...


Paris attack: Knifeman kills his mother and sister in stabbing rampage

The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they weren't authorized to give such details publicly. A total of 230 people have been killed in the pas...


'Final phase' Brexit talks to go on 'continuously'

Sign-up now and enjoy one (1) week free access! "Given well-publicised concerns surrounding the capacity and readiness of United Kingdom customs systems, we q...


Australian PM Turnbull survives leadership challenge

On November 25, 2009, the punchy conservative Kevin Andrews declared he wished to challenge Turnbull for the leadership. And it was a departure from his usu...