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Powell told Clinton of his use of a private email at State

While admitting Clinton was "extremely careless" in handling sensitive State Department material, FBI Director James Comey said last month she would not face criminal charges. "The decision is a reminder that Hillary Clinton is not above the law"...

Missile Defense System No Threat to China

The SM-3 missiles would leverage the South Korean Navy's powerful radar to accurately and reliably destroy incoming ballistic missiles while they're still in space, and safely distant from targets on the surface. Milley will receive an update on plan...

Trump to black voters: 'What the hell do you have to lose?'

Clinton responded to Trump on Twitter saying, "This is so ignorant it's staggering". During a rally on Thursday in Charlotte, North Carolina, Trump told black voters that they should vote for him because "the inner cities are so bad". "He's got t...

Letters: U.S. owes it to Turkey to extradite Gulen

Government officials said all three attacks were carried out by the Kurdistan Workers' Party, also known in Turkey as the PKK, a group that has previously targeted security forces. Speaking on condition of anonymity, a source close to the Turkish gov...

China set to open world's highest, longest glass bridge

A tourist poses for a photograph on the glass-bottomed bridge above a valley in Zhangjiajie on Saturday. The bridge has been built by Israeli architect Haim Dotan , and has become an instant hit with locals and tourists alike. In recent years, gla...

Saudi-led coalition air strike kills 9 Yemeni civilians - residents

They blame the attack on Saudi-led coalition forces. The Saudi-led coalition battling rebels in Yemen accused the militants on Tuesday of using three months of peace negotiations to rearm, after an escalation of fighting following the talks' suspen...

Watch the Perseid Meteor Shower Thursday, Friday night

When bits of dust and debris from the comet's tail brush against earth's atmosphere, they ignite, creating the streaks of light seen at ground level - or shooting stars. today into Friday and again Friday into Saturday. Meteors will appear all over...

Japan gives Philippines patrol ships

His visit to Hong Kong comes after a July 12 ruling by an global court based in The Hague in favor of the Philippines in its petition against China's "nine-dash line" claim on a large part of the sea - which Manila calls the West Philippine Sea.

Major League Baseball Kansas City Royals at Detroit Tigers MLB Odds

The Tigers could be without Miguel Cabrera today due to a bicep strain on Monday. Making that uncomfortable stretch shelved Cabrera for tonight and potentially more contests, ones for which the Tigers can ill-afford to field a less-than-ideal...

Third French burqini ban after Corsica clashes

According to one of the teenagers, who addressed a rally of about 400 people in Bastia on Sunday, three north African men started an argument with a tourist they accused of taking photos of the women with them, who were wearing burkinis. There were...

Airstrikes in Syria's Aleppo hits hospital, market, kill 18

The toll includes 126 people killed by rebel shelling of government-held parts of Aleppo city. The raids came as the Islamist Faylaq al-Sham Islamist faction, part of the rebel alliance, said it had begun a new offensive "to liberate" the regime-he...

Tension in Assam District after Terror Attack

At a high-level meeting with top police officials at his Assam Assembly chamber this morning, the Chief Minister directed the police brass to ensure peace and tranquillity in the State. DIG Bishnu Prasad Rabha said two persons were killed in the firi...

Final gold for Phelps pushes Team USA to 1001 medals

As a misty-eyed Phelps took a flag from his family, the crowd roared and watched him take his victory lap around the pool. The 21 year-old Singaporean took a picture with Phelps when he met him at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing as a boy. The 31-year-...

Turkey submitting request to US for Gulen's arrest

During Friday's press conference, Cavusoglu said that a delegation from the U.S. Department of Justice would be arriving on August 22 and meet with their Turkish counterparts on the following two days to discuss the extradition request. Cavusoglu sai...

United States declares Zika public health emergency in Puerto Rico

Asking for more funds while not exhausting available resources also is a charge Republicans have leveled at Obama. DOH plans to spend $5 million to test pregnant women for the virus, which is linked to birth defects, and another $4.1 million for ...

JetBlue passenger: Turbulence was 'like a movie'

JetBlue confirmed in an emailed statement that 22 passengers and two crew members were transported to a local hospital in Rapid City for evaluation. "JetBlue care team members are being sent to assist injured customers, and a replacement aircraft i...

Broncos next day observations: Sticking with Sanchez may be the correct call

That's what happened to the Bears Thursday night in their preseason opener, as they lost to the Denver Broncos 22-0 at Soldier Field . I think next year it will really help the Bears if they use players who've played football before.

Rosario Dawson leads protest against oil pipeline

There, at the confluence of the Cannonball and Missouri rivers, American Indians have for months been staging a nonviolent protest at a " spirit camp ". The lawsuit, which was filed Tuesday by Bill Hanigan of the Davis Brown Law Firm in Des Moines, c...

1 killed, 10 hurt in pair of bombings at Thailand beach resort

A motive for the bombing was not yet known, the deputy police chief said. A woman selling street food died in the attacks, according to a witness on Twitter. The 88-year-old is now hospitalised in Bangkok for a myriad of health complications. Tha...

Taliban closing in on key city in the south

Meanwhile, the Taliban advance has also compounded fears that the troubled provincial capital city is on the brink of falling into the militants' hands. With Nawa, the Taliban control 11 of 14 districts in the province. The main road connecting the...

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Sioux City Younkers to close, according to reports

It appears the end is near for Bon-Ton. The Bon-Ton's parent company, which has corporate offices in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, operates more than 250 stores under several namep...

Narendra Modi Sweden visit: 10 things on PM's agenda

Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and his Swedish counterpart Stefan Löfven. After attending an Indian community event here late on Tuesday night, Modi will depart for London on ...

Toronto police to provide update on Bruce McArthur investigation Monday

Idsinga says Kanagaratnam's remains were found at a home McArthur used as storage for his landscaping business. He was not on file as missing in Canada. McArthur was arrested in Ja...

United States bans sales to Chinese phone-maker ZTE

Stephen Hadley, national security adviser under President George W. Bush, on President Trump's decision to block Broadcom's takeover of Qualcomm , the president's push for a wall ...

Russian Federation on wrong side of Syria war: Mike Pence warns Putin

United States Vice President Michael Pence on Saturday said that Russian Federation is "on the wrong side of the war" while referring to recent strikes on Syria by the U.S. This w...

Trump puts off Syria strike decision, will talk to allies

Al-Jaafari was quoted by SANA news agency as saying that the Syrian government was ready to facilitate the teams' entry into any point in Douma, Eastern Ghouta's largest town. But ...

Trump Promises to Lay Off States with Legal Marijuana

While many states have decriminalized or legalized marijuana use, the drug is still illegal under federal law, which created a conflict between federal and state law. "Since the ca...

Zuckerberg testimony tells us nothing new about privacy

And the tech illiteracy of numerous senators hampered the efficacy of much of the questioning , with Zuckerberg at times having to explain basic features of the social network...

Watch Yankees vs. Red Sox

Tyler Austin slid into second base hard on a force out causing the benches to clear, but nothing happened as the players just conversed on the diamond. Austin carried over the ...

Donald Trump eyeing return to TPP tade pact: US Senators

Lawmakers at a White House meeting on trade say that President Trump is eyeing a re-entry into the Trans Pacific Partnership after making the United States' exit from the trade...

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Syria braces for possible U.S. attack, calls it 'reckless'

Syria braces for possible U.S. attack, calls it 'reckless'

Trump had tweeted earlier that Russian Federation shouldn't be allied with a "Gas Killing Animal", a reference to Syrian President Bashar Assad, whose regime is accused of killi...

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull racks up 30th Newspoll loss

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull racks up 30th Newspoll loss

When he toppled former Prime Minister Tony Abbott in 2015, Mr Turnbull justified the move by noting that Mr Abbott had trailed the Labor opposition party in 30 consecutive New...

Saudi air defence forces intercept missile over Najran - statement

Saudi air defence forces intercept missile over Najran - statement

Saudi Air Forces announced Wednesday the interception of two missiles fired from Yemen, including one towards Riyadh, Al Arabiya local news reported. "The missile force carried...

Real Madrid defend big lead in Champions League

Who would have told a young Buffon that he might end his Champions League career at the Bernabeu?" To do this, we will be playing a tight game and hope to do the impossible. "We ...

Educators remain solid in resolve during day 7 of Oklahoma teacher walkout

Educators remain solid in resolve during day 7 of Oklahoma teacher walkout

Teachers went on strike last week after lawmakers passed a funding package that offered only about $50 million for schools, where students have grappled with outdated, crumbling ...