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Nov 29 2018

Pelosi unopposed as Dems meet to nominate House speaker

First, Democrats continued to win House races that had been too close to call on election night, slowly building their majority to what could ultimately be a 40-sea...

Nov 29 2018

Migrant mother falls off border fence, impaled in front of her children

Under Republican control of the Senate and House in recent years, US spending on combating violence and promoting the economies of El Salvador, Nicaragua, Guatemala and H...

Nov 29 2018

'Danger to life' as extreme weather warning issued for Leeds

It said to expect "very strong and disruptive winds", with gusts of up to 70mph (112km/hr) in some places around the country. With Storm Diane initially expected to ski...

Nov 29 2018

Kremlin still planning on Trump-Putin meeting at G-20

National Security adviser John Bolton said Mr Trump will also be meeting with German chancellor Angela Merkel, Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe, Argentine president Mau...

Nov 28 2018

Turkish Police Search Saudi's Villa For 'Khashoggi Remains'

The law enforcement agencies later widened the search and investigation to the adjacent villa, it added. The prosecutor said Mansoor Othman Abahusain, one of 15 Saud...

Nov 28 2018

Hyde-Smith Holds Lead On Espy

Reports into Hyde-Smith's past have also revealed a photo of her wearing a Confederate military-style hat in 2014. In the heavily Republican state, Hyde-Smith had alway...

Nov 28 2018

Four U.S. Troops Killed in Four Days in Afghanistan

The incident took place on November 27, Resolute Support, the official name of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation mission, said in a statement . The soldier's deat...

Nov 28 2018

Hundreds protest in Tunisia against Saudi Crown Prince's visit

After a week of controversy about the expected visit, Guitouni stated that "the Saudi Crown Prince's visit is an expression of friendliness to President Abdelaziz Boutefl...

Nov 27 2018

Trump Defends Border Patrol's Use Of Tear Gas At The Southern Border

But now, President Donald Trump is threatening to shut the border down permanently, and change America's asylum law. Critics, including Latin American leaders, immigr...

Nov 27 2018

Mueller claims Manafort violated plea agreement by lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation

In the status report, which was filed after the parties had asked for a delay in the previous deadline, Manafort denied that he had not been cooperative. While not a fata...

Nov 27 2018

Storm strands U.S. holiday travelers, more than 1240 flights cancelled

As much as a foot was expected in Chicago . As of 10:15 a.m., 809 flights were cancelled at O'Hare in the past 24 hours, with delays averaging about an hour, accordin...

Nov 27 2018

Mumbai attacks anniversary: United States announces $5-million reward for information on perpetrators

Ten heavily-armed terrorists, sneaked in through the Arabian Sea and attacked multiple locations within a small geographical area, killing 166 persons - including Indian ...

Nov 27 2018

Tear Gas Deployed At California Border Crossing; Tensions Mounting

Although the number of people in the caravan was relatively small, the unrest, with migrants attempting to climb fences and run through auto lanes to reach the US, and sc...

Nov 25 2018

'All Will Stay in Mexico': Trump Threatens to Close Southern US Border

The president took to Twitter a day after reports that his administration has struck a deal with Mexico's incoming government that would mean Washington could use Mexic...

Nov 25 2018

At least 25 killed as bus plunges into canal in Karnataka

Among the confirmed dead were 13 women and 10 children. At least 25 people, believed to be mostly school children, have been killed after a bus crash in India. I believ...

Nov 25 2018

Pakistan terror attacks: Chinese consulate stormed, 12 dead at market

Three attackers were killed by the police in an exchange of gunfire, the BBC said . "We highly appreciate the great efforts made by Pakistan to safeguard the China-Pak...

Nov 23 2018

Philippine senators ask Duterte to disclose China energy plan

He will be the first Chinese leader to visit the Philippines in 13 years. Beijing's relations with Manila deteriorated over the territorial rifts until Duterte won ...

Nov 23 2018

India Furious With Pak; Officials Harassed, Kept Away From Sikh Pilgrims

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi had said in a tweet: "Pakistan has already conveyed to India it's decision to open Kartarpura Corridor for Baba Guru Nanak's 550th...

Nov 23 2018

Trump's asylum ban blocked by U.S. judge

Under the asylum ban, people unable to wait that long would essentially have to choose between immediate protection (of a lesser and riskier form) and a monthslong wait t...