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Second black box from EgyptAir plane retrieved, investigators say

The Airbus A320 crashed early on May 19 on its way from Paris to Cairo. The flight data recorder is created to store technical parameters for the last 25 hours of a plane's operations. Analysis of the voice recorder is already under way. "The analy...

Flight Data Recorder of Crashed EgyptAir Flight MS804 Found

An Egyptian woman holds a poster and her national flag as she takes part in a march near the Cairo Opera House in the Egyptian capital on May 26, 2016, for the 66 victims of the EgyptAir MS804 flight that crashed in the Mediterranean Sea. On Sunday, ...

Army chief, USA commander discuss Pakistan, Afghanistan border mechanism

With the row between Islamabad and Kabul over the construction of a gate at the Torkham border crossing still unresolved, Pakistani authorities on Friday started building a gate at the country's border with Iran at Taftan to curb illegal trade.

White House OKs expanded Afghanistan airstrikes

The 9,800 troops in Afghanistan are operating in two missions. Pentagon officials say the president is authorizing commanders to order airstrikes to support major Afghan offensives, NPR national security editor Phil Ewing reports , adding that...

3 women to launch super PAC to support Donald Trump

I suggested that most Americans dont care about the civil lawsuit against Trump University (which alleges the university is a scam), the ethnic background of U.S. There's a better way. On Twitter , Ohio Gov. John Kasich called Trump's comments "wron...

Lawmaker: US Congress Must Reinstate Assault Weapons Ban

Senator Rob Portman has indicated he is now open to a so-called "No Fly-No Buy" law that would prevent those on Homeland Security no-fly watch lists from buying guns. "They are not going to sign any paper when they buy a gun". One of the firearms...

UK mourns Jo Cox as group says suspect had far-right ties

To describe this Labour politician as MP for Batley & Spen, in addition to being a loving wife and doting mother to her two adorable children now left without a mum, does a awful disservice to a one-off whose constituency had no boundaries because ...

Jo Cox MP death: David Cameron and Jeremy Corbyn unite in tributes

Jo Cox was not unique, even though the focus is understandably on her as the police had the grim task of removing her blood-soaked coat, bag and possessions from the pavement where she was shot and knifed to death. Jo Cox was elected to Parliament in...

China's President Xi arrives in Serbia

Liu Zuoki, affiliated with the Institute of European Studies at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, said that enhancing diplomatic ties with Poland and Serbia will "play an exemplary and positive role in propelling China-CEE relations".

UN says Saudis to meet with Secretary General

It aims to wean Saudi Arabia off its dependency on oil revenues, which remain its biggest source despite falling global prices that have decreased by almost half since 2014. The two also talked about the deadly Orlando shootings on Sunday, and "expre...

Flames expected to announce Gulutzan as new coach

The past three seasons, he's gained knowledge as an assistant in Vancouver, for one year under John Tortorella (alongside Mike Sullivan), the next two under Willie Desjardins. Gulutzan's task is to re-connect the Flames to the spirited, confident 2...

Tyrel Martin Marhanka Stabs, Kills Himself in Court Upon Drug Sentencing

Marhanka had said he didn't want to appeal the decision, then said, " I don't want to live anymore ". It is thought that he smuggled the eight inch scissors - separated into two blades - past court officials. According to local media, Marhanka tol...

Former Nazi guard sentenced to 5 years

During the four-month trial, several Holocaust survivors took the stand to give their harrowing testimonies. Clues leading to about 30 suspects in late 2013 came from the Central Office for the Investigation of National Socialist Crimes in Ludwig...

Thai PM calls on PM Modi, delegation-level talks begin

Prime Minister Modi will host lunch in honour of his Thai counterpart. "We have, therefore, prioritised completion of India-Myanmar-Thailand Trilateral highway and early signing of the Motor Vehicles Agreement between the three countries", he said....

UK's Osborne, campaigning against Brexit, says Turkey won't join EU

However, few of those surveyed said they believed the public would actually vote to leave the European Union on 23 June: 51% said Britain would vote to remain, against 23% who thought the outcome would be leave. Sir John Major and Tony Blair campaign...

Clinton meets Sanders after D.C. primary win

Tuesday night, Clinton and Sanders met for an hour and a half at the Capital Hilton near the White House. But the meeting Tuesday night was widely seen as the first step to begin the process of reuniting their respective factions of the party again...

Redistricting adds to intrigue in Virginia primary races

Scott Rigell, has been the focus of Taylor's attacks during the primary. While campaigning in the new district, Forbes touted his position as the chairman of the House Armed Services subcommittee overseeing the Navy and Marine Corps. "We are not ...

Temperatures hit dangerous levels in parts of South, Midwest

Today will be the hottest day of 2016 thus far with high temps around 97-98° with heat indexes (" feels like" temperature) climbing between 103-109°. Friday . Ken Clark has more details, and says: "This is some serious and unsafe heat". The Nationa...

Pomp and a parade as England celebrates the Queen's 90th birthday

The Queen's real birthday is on April 21, but official celebrations always take place on June 10, and often for a whole weekend. The soldiers wear a heavy uniform and a bearskin "Busby" hat, which is thought to have contributed towards the collap...

Sheriff: Charges unlikely after 2-year-old killed by gator

The boy's father tried desperately to wrestle him out of the mouth of an alligator before it dragged the child underwater at the Seven Seas Lagoon at the Disney World resort in Orlando at 9.16pm (local time ). Photo: APDivers recovered the bo...

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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 ...