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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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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 ...