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Burkini clash sets tone for France's presidential campaign

A court on Friday suspended the ban on Islamic burkini swimming costumes imposed by a French Riviera town in a ruling likely to set a precedent to be followed in France's other beaches. The decision will affect the 30 French towns that have enforced...

Belgian Grand Prix 2016: Nico Rosberg beats Max Verstappen to Spa pole

Meanwhile, Kevin Magnusson was taken to hospital with an ankle injury following a heavy crash, which delayed the race on lap six, in which his Renault smashed into the wall at 180mph, while McLaren's Jenson Button was forced to retire in the first la...

Manafort resigns from Trump campaign

On Friday, Trump's campaign confirmed the news by publishing a statement , in which the NY businessman himself thanked the veteran strategist for his services. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, has ...

Ariya Jutanugarn wins in Canada for 5th LPGA Tour title

Ariya enters the third round of the LPGA tournament three strokes ahead of In Gee-chun of Korea and Stephanie Meadow of Northern Ireland. She won three straight tournaments in May, and shares the tour victory lead with the top-ranked Ko with four.

Russia Tries to Downplay Split With US Over Syria Chemical Weapon Report

The Joint Investigative Mechanism of the United Nations and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, known as the JIM, conducted the investigation under the mandate of the Security Council. "When it comes to proliferation, the use ...

King: 'Happy to hear' Trump clarify immigration policy

Ted Cruz in the primaries for his anti-amnesty stance, said that while he was first anxious that Trump was " softening ", he had become convinced that the GOP nominee remains committed to a hard line on immigration. Donald Trump: "You have somebod...

Team USA Beats Serbia for Gold -Durant Leads the Team

When I'm smiling and screaming and beating my chest and showing emotion, that's when I'm lost in the game. The Rio Olympics concluded with a gold medal for Team USA basketball, and Kevin Durant is speaking about how therapeutic of an experience i...

Striking miners kill deputy minister in Bolivia

A high-level government minister in Bolivia has been kidnapped by striking miners and beaten to death, Bolivian officials said. A post mortem found Mr Illanes died from trauma to the brain and thorax. When a local radio reporter managed to talk...

Tennessee Police Officer Killed Responding to Domestic Violence Call

Deputies responded to a domestic call at Stalans' home earlier in the day, but lacked probable cause to take the suspect into custody. The officer's identity is also being withheld pending the notification of next of kin. The other investigator, a ...

Iran: Russia has stopped using Iran base for Syria strikes

Iranian Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan on Monday attacked publications of the Russian military press that reported the use of Iran's air base. Russian combat aviation will no longer be using Iran's Hamadan air base in the fight against Islamic St...

Top Clinton Aide Held Senior Position at Islamist Journal

Whether Clinton had any knowledge of Abedin's role with her family's journal has yet to be confirmed but the link does pull Clinton into the controversy. "The contradictions are hard to reconcile", Sperry wrote. Hillary Clinton claims she's a champ...

One tramper dies, one rescued on Fiordland track Latest

Police say the female tramper from the Czech Republic has been holed up at a hut on the Routeburn Track area since late July after her partner died after falling down a sleep slope. They add that they have not yet been able to recover the man's body ...

President Duterte rallies soldiers to fight corruption, illegal drugs

His statements come just a month after an global court of arbitration in the Hague ruled that China's "historic" claims to most of the South China Sea were invalid. The court said Beijing violated the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (...

Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau 'fatally wounded in army air strike'

Nigeria's army says it has killed high-value target commanders of terrorist sect, Boko Haram. "In the wake of terrorist activity, some are tempted to crack down on anyone and everyone", Kerry said. The official said a large part of the conversatio...

Kirk: Obama 'acting like drug dealer in chief' in Iran deal

Kirk's comments come after it was revealed earlier this month that the administration shelled out $400 million to Iran in January to help secure the release of four American hostages. The comments came in a sit-down last week with the editorial board...

World's largest water slide closed for remainder of season after fatality

It is a 168-foot-tall water slide that has 264 stairs leading to the top. According to the Topeka Capital-Journal , which reviewed inspection records from the state's Department of Labor, Schlitterbahn Waterpark, where Schwab died, hadn't been ins...

Kashmir unrest due to our own mistakes: Omar Abdullah

Omar Abdullah led delegation of Kashmir opposition parties met Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday. Led by former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah of the National Conference, the delegation is expected to urge the Prime Minister to start a p...

World's largest Muslim bloc expresses concern over violence in Kashmir

Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Ayad Ameen Madani on Saturday expressed concern over deteriorating human rights conditions in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK). In a statement issued to press, Shah said though United Na...

Hillary Clinton Leads Donald Trump by Eight Percentage Points in Latest Poll

Clinton supporters are more than twice as likely as Trump backers to view the condition of the environment as a very big problem for the country (43% vs 16%). It all appears to be part of the much-promised shift now that Trump has yet another new t...

Kurdish groups capture new positions in Syrian city

The close encounter comes only a day after two Syrian warplanes attacked the Kurds, a key US ally, forcing USA special operations forces to be withdrawn from their position in northern Syria . The YPG claimed that the Syrian airstrikes came to under...

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Irish border deal reported settled as May meets Juncker

The U.K. has reportedly accepted there will be "no regulatory divergence" of EU customs union and single market rules for Ireland after Brexit , according to RTE. The UK wants Bru...

Mueller Removed FBI Agent From Russia Investigation Over Possible Anti-Trump Texts

The New York Times and Washington Post both reported Saturday FBI special agent Peter Strzok - who played key roles in the FBI's initial Russian Federation investigation, ...

Time for US Military Families to Leave S. Korea: Sen. Lindsey Graham

Trump is "staging an extremely unsafe nuclear gamble on the Korean peninsula", a Foreign Ministry spokesman said in a written statement that also calls Trump a "nuclear demon" and...

Member of Trump team directed Russian Federation contacts, says Michael Flynn

Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, pleaded guilty Friday to lying to the FBI , becoming the first Trump White House official to face c...

Inside tour: First lady decorates White House for Christmas

The first lady's theme is "Time-Honored Traditions", a nod to 200 years of holiday celebrations at the executive mansion. "We pray that our country will be a place where every ...

Russian Federation positioning itself to make U.S. irrelevant in North Korean nuclear crisis

Haley called on all nations to "cut off all ties with North Korea" and specifically highlighted China's influence over the rogue regime during an emergency meeting of the UN Secur...

Trump Calls Acquittal in Sanctuary City Murder `Disgraceful'

Garcia Zarate was charged with murder, assault with a deadly weapon and being a felon in possession of a firearm in the death of Steinle, a 32-year-old Pleasanton native and San F...

Philly rocked by 4.4 magnitude quake in Delaware

A rare quake jolted the Mid-Atlantic region of the East Coast on Thursday evening, prompting some to flee offices and homes, but causing no serious damage or injuries. The Univers...

White House says Tillerson to remain as secretary of state

The ouster of Mr. Tillerson would end a turbulent reign at the State Department for the former Exxon Mobil chief executive, who has been largely marginalized over the a year ago ...

Uber says 2.7m Brits hit by breach that was covered up

It left their names, email addresses, and mobile phone numbers exposed. Now, after some further digging, it seems that 2.7 million of those affected were Uber customers from the UK...

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Pakistan justifies Hafiz Saeed's release, United States warns of repercussions

Pakistan justifies Hafiz Saeed's release, United States warns of repercussions

Saeed was put under house arrest after the Mumbai terror attack in November 2008 but he was freed by court in 2009. On Saturday, the White House said there would be repercuss...

Watch Mount Agung ERUPT as tourist hotspot issues 'RED WARNING'

Watch Mount Agung ERUPT as tourist hotspot issues 'RED WARNING'

These airlines resumed Bali flights on Sunday morning, according to Reuters. According to the Volcanic Observatory Notice for Aviation (VONA) system, winds carried the ash in a...

Anguish As Hundreds Throng Slain Soldier's Funeral In South Kashmir

Anguish As Hundreds Throng Slain Soldier's Funeral In South Kashmir

He had come home on leave. "His bullet-riddled body was found in Wothmula village of Shopian", he said, adding that investigations are on into the killing. Rajesh Kalia said. Meh...

Texas DPS Trooper Shot, Killed Near Fairfield

Texas DPS Trooper Shot, Killed Near Fairfield

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has ordered Texas flags at Texas Department of Public Safety facilities statewide to be lowered to half-staff in honor of fallen Trooper Damon Allen ...

NY asks residents to buy local Christmas trees

NY asks residents to buy local Christmas trees

Farmers there harvest more than 4 million trees per year, shipping them across the USA and as far as Japan. Fast forward to 2017, the supply isn't as plentiful as it's been in y...