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ISIS Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Killed In US Air Strike

AKI said the air strike was launched on the Islamic State-controlled territory's capital Raqqa in northern Syria . ISIS leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi has reportedly been killed in a US-led coalition air strike. Following Friday's report of Baghdad...

Clinton, Trump adjust politicking following Florida shooting

But they both infused their sympathy with statements that support their presidential aspirations, and the presidential race rolled on. The presumptive Republican nominee tweeted that Omar Mateen's slaughter of 50 people at a gay nightclub in Or...

Kate Middleton Pregnant? Duchess & Prince William Want 'At Least Three Kids'

Maybe her India and Bhutan tour inspired her to toss her style book? "These athletes then serve as motivators to everyone in the United Kingdom to get involved, get active, and embrace the power of sport to make us happier and healthier".

Downtown Toronto buildings reopen following police investigation into reports of gunman

One person said the person's face was covered and another said he had a gun. Toronto Const. Allyson Douglas-Cook said the reports came from a building that is under construction on the University of Toronto campus. Hospitals near the university, in...

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius 'a broken man', psychologist tells sentencing hearing

After losing at the SCA, Pistorius appealed to South Africa's highest court, the Constitutional Court, to review his case. Pistorius is now living under house arrest after initially serving one year of a five-year prison sentence for manslaughter f...

Orlando PD: Shooter Had an 'Allegiance' to the Islamic State

Of the shooting's 49 victims, 48 have been identified . When the gunfire at the Pulse Orlando club finally stopped, 50 people were dead and dozens critically wounded in the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history. He said he last saw Mateen...

High court rules against Puerto Rico in debt case

The lower court had said that the Caribbean island's own law was unconstitutional given existing USA federal bankruptcy laws, which do not allow a state or Puerto Rico to enact their own bankruptcy rules. Puerto Rico sought to get around that p...

India's bid to join Nuclear Supplier Group a point of pride

China is seen as leading opposition to the US move to include India in the 48-nation Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), but other countries, including New Zealand , Turkey, South Africa and Austria also oppose Indian membership, according to diplomats.

UK: Queen's birthday celebrations to end with street party

Guests can also tour an array of homes in the sprawling community. REUTERS/Toby MelvilleToday marked the end of the Queen's official birthday celebrations after three days of parades and parties. "It's so British. We're going to enjoy ourselves reg...

US reaches Copa America quarters with 1-0 win over Paraguay

Needing a tie or better to advance from Group A, the Americans got the job done thanks to a 27th minute goal from Clint Dempsey , in a clash that degenerated into a physical and ill-tempered affair. "That performance by John was definitely something...

20 dead after club shooting; shooter is dead

U.S. President Barack Obama has spoken about the tragic massacre that has claimed the lives of at least 50 people following a mass shooting inside a gay nightclub in Orlando , Florida. "One of our longtime bartender friends was in a small litt...

Campaign to remove judge in Stanford rape case gains steam

She released a follow-up statement saying she planned to remain anonymous at present and added, "for now, I am everywoman". "It is enough to be suffering", the unnamed victim wrote in response to the Turner's family and defense team after they ...

Gordie Howe Dead At 88

DETROIT — Gordie Howe, the rough-and-tumble Canadian farm boy whose boundless blend of talent and toughness made him the NHLs quintessential star during a career that lasted into his 50s, died Friday. "No one in their right mind ever wanted to tangl...

Brazil health minister says Zika not a worry for Olympics

But on Friday, Barros noted that the Summer Games will be held in Brazil's winter, when the Aedes Aegypti mosquito that transmits the disease tends to die off. Last month, 150 health experts issued an open letter to the United Nations health agency...

Orlando Police ID 'Voice' star's shooter

He said detectives were attempting to get information from the suspect's phone and had not yet established a motive for the killing. In Grimmie's first appearance on the show in 2014, all four judges wanted her. Grimmie was rushed to a hospital but...

Bangladesh detains 1600 suspected radicals to end attacks

In recent days, an elderly Hindu priest was found almost decapitated in a rice field, while a Christian grocer was hacked to death near a church, with ISIS claiming responsibility for the killings. Bangladesh authorities insist there are no foreign t...

Wales comes close to ending hoodoo but All Blacks prevail

Still, the Welsh have sounded typically confident, and have spoken over the past week about the All Blacks' weaknesses and vulnerability. The All Blacks 23 features an experienced core of senior players and new talent, with 720 caps in the squa...

Queen Elizabeth II and family mark 90th birthday with parade

Well there was no sign of 1-year-old's feisty side as she joined her mother and other members of the royal family on the balcony as part of Queen Elizabeth II's 90 birthday celebrations. According to The Telegraph , Charlotte's older brother, Prin...

Obama endorses Hillary Clinton for president

Feeling the burn from Democratic power brokers - including President Obama and MA U.S. Sen. Clinton said she spoke by phone with Sanders on Wednesday and plans to work with him and his supporters in to prepare for a fall campaign against Republic...

Blair, Major to warn Brexit threatens United Kingdom unity

Meanwhile election chiefs warned that extending the deadline for registering to vote in the European Union referendum poses a risk to the smooth running of the vote. They also said the UK's open border with the Republic of Ireland would also be put...

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London crash: Van slams into crowd leaving mosque, one arrested

CNN is reporting that the incident occurred near a mosque as people were leaving a service. The police said they were called after reports of a collision on Seven Sisters Road, w...

Oil hits six-week low as OPEC fails to curb oversupply

The EIA said USA crude inventories fell by 1.7 million barrels in the week ending June 9, against a market expectation of a 2.7 million drawdown and compared to yesterday's 2.7 ...

White House denies Trump wants Mueller out, but heat's on

Ruddy said the ethics behind Mueller's presence are concerning considering how he was appointed to be special counsel. As Rosenstein went on to say, "I've been a prosecutor for 2...

Rule gives Oregonians non-gender option on driver's license

In September, Keenan was able to change her New York City-issued birth certificate. A 2015 survey of more than 27,000 transgender people across all 50 states found that 68...

No longer out of bounds: Trump allies question Mueller probe

Under current Justice Department regulations, firing Mueller would have to be done by deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein, not the president- though those regulations could theo...

Congressman: Ex-aide shows 'feistiness' after shooting

Matt Mika , director of government relations in the meat processor's Washington office, was shot when a gunman fired upon a group of congressmen practicing for an upcoming char...

DC police seek arrest of Turks for melee, angering Erdogan

The Metropolitan Police Department said in a brief statement that Sinan Narin had been arrested in Virginia on an aggravated assault charge. Mahmut Sami Ellialti, who told C...

Zarif to Annan: Iran to Provide Qatar with Humanitarian Aids

It comes as relations between Tehran and Washington have grown increasingly strained, most recently overshadowed by a string of allegations made by a number of high-ranking Irani...

SCO Summit: India inducted into organisation, Narendra Modi meets Afghan President

President Ashraf Ghani called for joint efforts against terrorism and said those countries which differentiate between good terrorists and bad terrorists will pay the price for it....

US soldiers killed by Afghan soldier; Taliban takes credit for attack

The shooting took place a few hours after an American airstrike in southern Helmand Province accidentally killed two Afghan policemen. Such insider attacks have happened before...

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UK prime minister's top aides resign after election fiasco

Her Downing Street office initially said last Saturday that the "principles of an outline agreement" had been agreed with the DUP, only for the smaller party to contradict that hou...

Ukip's stand-in leader warns Theresa May: Don't water down Brexit objectives

The so-called confidence and supply agreement means that the supporting party will back the government in motions of confidence by either voting in favor or abstaining, while ret...

Kushner asked to 'lay low' amid Russian interference reports

Kushner asked to 'lay low' amid Russian interference reports

President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared "Got Dem Visas" Kushner, wanted to have a burner phone in the White House that was directly connected to Russian Federation ; the ...

Palestinians say Gaza man killed at protest on Gaza border

He said in Berlin he is seeking a response "soon". The incident took place after the soldiers fired many live rounds at Palestinians protesting on their lands, close to the bor...

After Trump Says Iran Reaps What it Sows, Iran Condemns "Repugnant" Statement

The ministry did not identify the men's hometowns, nor say how they were able to evade authorities. He did not elaborate. US Council on Foreign Relations president Richard Haass ...