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Aug 28 2018

Late Sen. McCain to Lie in State at Capitol Hill Rotunda

John McCain will lie in state in the Rotunda of the US Capitol", House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., tweeted Sunday. He reportedly disinvited Trump to his funeral . Fr...

Aug 28 2018

Former Vatican Official on Abusive Ex-Cardinal: The Pope Knew

United States cardinals defended themselves Monday against accusations of a Catholic Church cover-up on sex abuse detailed by a conservative bishop who has called on Pop...

Aug 28 2018

North Korean defectors sue in Japan, alleging rights abuses

Pompeo, South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha expressed regret that the trip had been canceled. North Korea spent most of past year calling U.S. She acknowle...

Aug 28 2018

Trump Asks Pompeo to Cancel North Korea Travel Plans

Friday's tweets are the first time Trump has publicly acknowledged a lack of forward momentum following a historic sit-down with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Singap...

Aug 27 2018

Trump taunts attorney general Sessions

Later on, he said: "Open up the papers & documents without redaction?" Trump has always been critical of Sessions for recusing himself from Mueller's investigation ...

Aug 27 2018

White House Flag Flies At Full Staff As Nation Honors John McCain

On Saturday , a procession will pass the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and arrive for a funeral at Washington National Cathedral. Speakers at events in Washington honoring...

Aug 27 2018

US softens its demand for NAFTA 'sunset clause': Mexican official

While Trump has floated the idea of negotiating bilateral trade accords - finalizing one with Mexico before moving to pursue a separate pact with Canada - both Mexico a...

Aug 27 2018

Vietnam pays respect to US Sen. John McCain

Barring an official White House proclamation ordering flags nationwide to be flown at half-staff in McCain's honor, the top Senate Republican and Democrat on Monday requ...

Aug 26 2018

Trump Org CFO Allen Weisselberg given immunity by prosecutors to testify

CNN's report , which cited "sources", was used by the Democrats and most of the media to claim that there was evidence that Trump colluded with Russian government ...

Aug 26 2018

Pakistan rejects U.S. statement on Pompeo-Khan phone call

Islamabad also rejects US claims that it supports the Afghan Taliban and the Haqqani Network operating in the country. " Pakistan takes exception to the factually i...

Aug 26 2018

Gaming YouTuber McSkillet Has Reportedly Died In A Car Crash

Heitmann, 18, was driving a high-end 2014 McLaren sports auto the wrong way on Interstate 805 when he hit a Hyundai SUV Thursday afternoon, reports KSWB . According to P...

Aug 24 2018

South Africa lashes Trump over land ‘seizures’ tweet

Mr. Trump's tweet on the issue cited a report that night by the Fox News host Tucker Carlson . Activists like Ramaphosa push land expropriation to fix that "imbala...

Aug 21 2018

South Koreans head for family reunions in North after decades apart

A total of 100 people were chosen on each side to attend the reunion , but some dropped out after realising the relatives they had hoped to see were no longer aliv...

Aug 21 2018

Eid al-Adha: Everything you need to know

Today Muslims across the world are marking Eid ul Adha , the Festival of Sacrifice. Ramadan sees Muslims fast during daylight hours to become closer to God. The Prophe...

Aug 21 2018

Centre declares Kerala floods 'severe calamity', state faces huge task of rebuilding

This should also help with the flood-related operations, civil aviation minister Suresh Prabhu said. An emotional appeal by the Chengannur MLA Saji Cherian, who during ...

Aug 19 2018

Putin and Merkel discuss Nord Stream 2, Syrian reconstruction

Photographs showed Ms Kneissl, 53, smiling in a long white and cream dirndl dress and talking to Mr Putin as they danced in a vineyard in the southern Styria province, ...

Aug 19 2018

Afghan president visits key city following Taliban raid

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant announced Thursday that one of its militants was behind a suicide bombing that killed and injured scores of students in a Shiite ...

Aug 19 2018

800000 displaced in flooding in southern Indian state

Rescue work will continue till things go back to normal. Rescue teams were focused on the town of Chengannur on the banks of the Pamba River, where some 5,000 people ar...

Aug 17 2018

Imran Khan defeats Shehbaz Sharif to become Pakistans 22nd Prime Minister

In comparison with the unnerve speech of upset PM Khan, the much younger opposition party leader Bilawal Bhutto stole the show and spotlight in a minutes of speech tilted...