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Saudi Arabia agrees to buy Russian S-400 air defense system

The report came during a visit by Saudi King Salman to Moscow . Saudi Arabia has signed preliminary agreements to buy S-400 air defense systems and receive "cutting-edge technologies" from Russian Federation as King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Sa...

Sessions ends transgender workplace protections

The government's compelling interest in enforcing these laws should mean the businesses lose their arguments - but the Department of Justice guidance suggests that the interest in ending discrimination against LGBT people isn't actually all that imp...

Trump guts Obamacare's contraceptive mandate

The administration has issued a long-expected revision to Obama-era rules . "With this rule, the Trump administration is taking direct aim at birth control coverage for more than 62 million women ", Dawn Laguens, the executive vice presiden...

United Kingdom leader Theresa May's slogan literally fell apart during her 'disastrous' speech

Britain's under-fire Prime Minister Theresa May was facing a fight for her political life Friday with a growing number of her own MPs said to favor a challenge to her leadership . Her aides sought to spin the speech as showing May's human side, ...

Bangladesh to move 800000 Rohingya into single camp

Up until now they've been living in a range of different refugee camps across southern Bangladesh. They plan to expand an existing camp near the border town of Cox's Bazar so that it can accommodate around 800,000 people. The United Nations has con...

Shop that sold gun to Las Vegas shooter forced into lockdown

Paddock transferred $100,000 to the Philippines in the days before the shooting, the AP reported. Authorities are grasping to find a motive for Paddock, a 64-year-old retiree and high-stakes gambler. Philippines immigration bureau spokeswoman Anton...

United States seeks 'new Israel' in region, Khamenei says of Iraq Kurd referendum

Ayatollah Khamenei further termed the development as an "incident", adding that Iran and Turkey must take any possible measures to confront with the incident. Iraqi Prime Minster Haider al-Abadi ordered all airspace above Iraqi Kurdistan closed to co...

No 'terrorism' charges for now in Edmonton attack

Subsequently, a van was stopped at a checkpoint, and the name of the driver appeared to be similar to the name of the registered owner of the auto that hit the officer. In March 2016, a Canadian who said he was acting on orders of Allah attacked two ...

Sunny, high near 70 — TODAY'S FORECAST

The overnight low is expected to be near 47. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 82. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 44. South wind 8 to 13 miles per hour. Chance of...

In Iraq's tinderbox city, referendum sparks fears of sectarian war

The Trump administration has said it does not recognise the independence referendum in Iraq's Kurdish region - as tensions flare between the regional government and Baghdad. Yildirim stated that that KRG authority in Erbil had made a grave mist...

Why rockfalls happen in Yosemite

The National Park Service reportedly sent a helicopter to the Higher Cathedral Spire to help rescue the climber. An vast mass of granite plunged from the side of El Capitan on Thursday and filled the valley below with a cloud of dust.

Twitter Finds More Than 200 Russia Linked Accounts

The three companies are facing intense scrutiny from U.S. House and Senate intelligence panels as investigators focus on social media's role in Russia's efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election. "Their response was, frankly, inade...

Kent's Henry Bolton becomes latest Ukip leader

She tweeted: "Today: Jihad - 1 Truth - 0". "I read her manifesto on her website". Bolton, an ex-soldier, won 30% of the vote, seeing off Anne Marie Waters's challenge. IT WAS an unappetising choice: a leader barely known even in Westminster or ...

Ex-USC assistant charged in corruption probe (Updated with USC statement)

Evans surrendered to federal marshals early Wednesday on federal corruption charges following an investigation into the criminal influence of money on coaches and players in the NCAA. Evans was named to the Oklahoma State staff a month later, on Apri...

Trump Waives Jones Act Amid Puerto Rico's Food And Water Crisis

Defense Department said 80 percent of the island's electricity lines are damaged and almost half its residents are without drinking water. The roughly 100-year-old Jones Act requires goods shipped between American ports to travel on US -flagged shi...

Trump unhappy with top health official over travel

When asked if he would fire the Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary over the matter, the Republican president said: "We'll see". The House Oversight and Government Reform committee is launching a wide-ranging examination of air travel by high...

Interpol, Risking Politicization, Admits PA as Member

The Palestinian bid was part of efforts to push for membership in global institutions to advance the goal of statehood. "We are disappointed by the Interpol vote to admit the "State of Palestine " as a full member state", Anti-Defamation League ...

Spanish police to take over Catalan polling stations to thwart independence vote

Madrid has responded with the heavy legal artillery at its disposal to block the vote, dealing a blow to plans to hold a vote with a semblance of legitimacy. These actions have provoked mass demonstrations and drawn accusations from Catalan leaders ...

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle together at official event

The Suits star carried herself with grace and elegance as she enjoyed what is likely her first of many outings during the Invictus Games. The prince jumped into the passenger seat of the miniature auto that was driven around the children's track ...

Boy, 8, dies from hammer attack after trying to protect younger sister

Authorities said Chaney, at one point, turned the hammer an knife on the girl and the mother, who was reportedly out at the time of the incident. He allegedly also used lighter fluid on them. She said Brown will probably never see out of her left eye...

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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...

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

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 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

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 ...

United States vows to act within 48 hours over suspected Syrian chemical attack

US officials are assessing whether Syrian President Bashar Assad's government was behind Saturday's suspected chemical weapons attack on rebel-held Douma , east of Damascus. ...

Fire in Trump Tower in NY kills 1

Still, Trump said at the time that he would spend $3 million to outfit Trump World's 370 units with sprinklers because it would make tenants feel safer, according to a New York Ti...

Israel fires at suspects who briefly breached Gaza border

Palestinian news agency Maan said that an Israeli tank fired twice towards the Strip, however the Israeli military said it only used small arms fire. About 20,000 Palestinians ...

Trump Planning to Skip White House Correspondents' Dinner Again

Talev, a correspondent for Bloomberg, said White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders would represent the Trump administration at the April 28 dinner. "The April 28 dinner celebrates...

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Women Are Getting Raped 'At Levels Never Seen Before' During Border Crossings

Women Are Getting Raped 'At Levels Never Seen Before' During Border Crossings

I used the word rape. Apparently indicating the caravan , he added: "Yesterday, it came out where this journey coming up, women are raped at levels that nobody has ever seen...

North Korea Hold Secret, Direct Talks

North Korea Hold Secret, Direct Talks

Trump agreed to the summit on the spot when visiting South Korean officials - South Korea's National Security Adviser Chung Eui Yong and intelligence chief Suh Hoon - presented ...

Bomb near mosque in Syrian capital kills 1, wounds 6

Bomb near mosque in Syrian capital kills 1, wounds 6

In recent weeks, government forces have retaken most of Eastern Ghouta through a combination of ground assaults and Russia-brokered evacuation deals. In northern Syria, the Turki...

India begins process to procure around 110 fighter jets for IAF

India begins process to procure around 110 fighter jets for IAF

A Request for Information (RFI) was issued on Friday for the procurement stating that majority of these will be indigenously made in collaboration with foreign manufacturers unde...

Long-lost daughter reunited with family after 24 years

Long-lost daughter reunited with family after 24 years

The last time Wang Mingquing and his wife Liu Dengying saw their daughter Qifeng was when she was just three-years-old. They briefly took their eyes off of the 3-year-old, and she ...