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India Rejects Trump Jeer at Modi Over Afghanistan Library

India Rejects Trump Jeer at Modi Over Afghanistan Library

Trump may also feel tempted to delegate the responsibility of Afghan security to Pakistan, which would undeniably be the worst possible outcome for India . It was not immediately clear which librar...

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7 killed, 8 injured in crash, explosion on Florida highway

7 killed, 8 injured in crash, explosion on Florida highway

Three women, including the wife of the pastor of the church, Sister Karen Descant, and nine children were in the van when the crash occurred, Kevin Cox, the superintendent of the United Pentecostal Ch...

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Teen fatally stabs Scientology church worker after fight with mom

Teen fatally stabs Scientology church worker after fight with mom

Police said the accused man produced a knife that was about 25cm long as he was being escorted off the property by two Scientology employees. A crime scene has since been established and police ar...

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Trump Says Rep. Tlaib's Comment Was 'Disgraceful,' 'Dishonored Her Family'

Trump Says Rep. Tlaib's Comment Was 'Disgraceful,' 'Dishonored Her Family'

And when your son looks at you and says, 'Mama, look. "We're gonna impeach the motherf***er!" she said during a private MoveOn.org event on Thursday in Washington D.C. "Mueller hasn't even produ...

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American held in Russian Federation for spying is also British, Irish, Canadian

American held in Russian Federation for spying is also British, Irish, Canadian

Whelan, Felgenhauer told DW, doesn't seem like a typical American spy; he pointed out that the 48-year-old global security director for a United States auto parts company has never even held diplomati...

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Third woman has entered Indian flashpoint temple

Third woman has entered Indian flashpoint temple

Before dawn on Wednesday two women in their 40s, escorted by police, wrong-footed devotees to become the first to access the shrine since the landmark verdict, sneaking in via a side entrance. "We are...

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Hackers dump personal data of hundreds of German politicians

However Christian Lueth, parliamentary group speaker for the Alternative for Germany ( AfD ), later said that his party's deputies were not hit by the attack and the interior ministry later confir...

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Trump says he could use emergency powers to build border wall

Trump says he could use emergency powers to build border wall

Democrats are flexing their muscles as the incoming majority in the US House of Representatives , introducing articles of impeachment and even quixotic constitutional amendments even though they ha...

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Far-right Leader Bolsonaro Sworn In As Brazil’s President

Far-right Leader Bolsonaro Sworn In As Brazil’s President

The new president said a year ago he also wants to annul demarcation decisions made by previous administrations, but legal experts say recent Brazilian Supreme Court rulings could block such move. H...

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Thousands flee as storm nears Thai tourist resorts

Thousands flee as storm nears Thai tourist resorts

The Thai Meteorological Department said Tropical Storm Pabuk was moving west into the Gulf of Thailand on Thursday with maximum winds of 65 kilometers per hour (40 mph). The Hartlepool couple arrive...

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China's 'Jack the Ripper' executed

China's 'Jack the Ripper' executed

Police had been hunting the criminal for 28 years until one of Gao's relatives committed a crime and underwent DNA testing in 2015, which led to his arrest in August 2016 . Jack the Ripper did that t...

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Remember China, China, China: acting U.S. defence chief Shanahan

Remember China, China, China: acting U.S. defence chief Shanahan

The comments came during Shanahan's first meeting with secretaries of the USA military branches since taking over for Jim Mattis , who left office on Monday after resigning as defence secretary over ...

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Suspects in Jamal Khashoggi's killing brought before Saudi court

Suspects in Jamal Khashoggi's killing brought before Saudi court

They provided few other details and did not name the suspects. Prosecutors in Saudi Arabia have said they will seek the death penalty for five defendants accused the murder of the journalist Jamal...

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US Ambassador Offers Assistance to American Detained in Russia - Embassy

Now, he's under arrest there on espionage allegations. Whelan's family has said that he was visiting Moscow for the wedding of a retired Marine and is innocent of the espionage charges against h...

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Warren plans Iowa trip in another step toward 2020 campaign

Warren plans Iowa trip in another step toward 2020 campaign

Warren, who was on Beacon Hill to witness the swearing-in of new members of the state House and Senate, announced a day earlier that she plans to campaign this weekend in Iowa , which holds the cruci...

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Marine Identified In Fatal Shooting In DC Barracks

Marine Identified In Fatal Shooting In DC Barracks

Riley Kuznia had his life planned out, his mother said. "We appreciate everyone's thoughts and prayer during this hard time!" wrote Markelle Kuznia in a Facebook post . Few details are known about th...

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Burke stands down as Vatican spokesman

Burke stands down as Vatican spokesman

THE Vatican spokesman and his deputy have abruptly resigned in the midst of a shake-up of the Roman Catholic Church's communications operations by Pope Francis . As a new year begins that will incl...

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Afghan special forces fight Islamic State; Taliban attacks kill 15 policemen

Afghan special forces fight Islamic State; Taliban attacks kill 15 policemen

General Scott Miller, who commands USA forces and the NATO-led non-combat Resolution Support (RS) mission in Afghanistan reiterated the need for a political settlement to end the conflict. Washington'...

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Death toll in Russian apartment collapse reaches 19

Death toll in Russian apartment collapse reaches 19

The Soviet-era block was home to about 1,100 people and the explosion destroyed 35 apartments, leaving dozens homeless. Emergency workers at the scene of a collapsed section of an apartment building...

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US CBP chief: Agents did everything they could to save children

US CBP chief: Agents did everything they could to save children

The two spoke on the phone for about 20 minutes. Taped to the wall were three photos , alternately smiling and serious, bearing a simple epitaph for the boy whose memory the makeshift altar honored...

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Trump says received 'great' letter from N. Korea's Kim

Trump says received 'great' letter from N. Korea's Kim

Jo Song-gil, 48, with wife and children, asked Italian authorities for protection early last month, attempting to defect to an unknown country, the Joongang Ilbo daily said , quoting a diplomatic s...

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Juncker calls on United Kingdom to 'get its act together' on Brexit

Juncker calls on United Kingdom to 'get its act together' on Brexit

Woody Johnson said he was surprised at the "defeatism" surrounding Britain's exit from the European Union and that "bleak" projections did not take account of the opportunities it would provide. "An...

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Lasers replace fireworks for Mexico City New Year's Eve celebrations

Lasers replace fireworks for Mexico City New Year's Eve celebrations

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres issued a bleak New Year's message that called climate change an existential threat and warned that "it's time to seize our last best chance". People celebrate...

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Why isn't India fighting Taliban in Afghanistan, no point funding libraries there

Why isn't India fighting Taliban in Afghanistan, no point funding libraries there

Trump reminded his audience that it was him who had discontinued the funds given to Pakistan, saying: "When we give money to Pakistan, $1.3 billion, I ended that". Projects have included the reconstru...

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Pres. Trump holds cabinet meeting amid partial government shutdown

Pres. Trump holds cabinet meeting amid partial government shutdown

Emerging from the nearly 90-minute gathering, Pelosi, who is expected to take over as House Speaker, said Democrats would take action to "open up government" tomorrow by bringing to the floor "legis...

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Perth Bloke's Reaction To Spider Triggers Full-Blown Police Response class= next-head

Perth Bloke's Reaction To Spider Triggers Full-Blown Police Response class= next-head

Police officers arrived at the scene expecting the worst, but found out the incident was all caused by a spider . "It's great that it's only an incident involving a spider". A spokesman for WA poli...

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CBP fires tear gas after 150 migrants attempt to climb border fence

U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents are working into the new year without pay amid a partial government shutdown. USA border agents have responded to such moves with tear gas. That was the f...

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Human waste, rubbish overwhelm some U.S. national parks in shutdown

Human waste, rubbish overwhelm some U.S. national parks in shutdown

At Acadia National Park in ME, restroom use and trash collection have come to a halt because of the shutdown, which was caused by an impasse over President Trump's border wall proposal. Department...

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USA moving slowly on Syria troop withdrawal

USA moving slowly on Syria troop withdrawal

We're talking about sand and death. Trump decided on the Syria withdrawal in a phone call with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, ignoring the advice of top national security aides and without consul...

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OH doctor tweeted she would purposefully give Jewish patients wrong meds

OH doctor tweeted she would purposefully give Jewish patients wrong meds

The clinic added that the doctor's beliefs "in no way" reflected those of the hospital. "After this debate, I have to watch a movie on the holocaust and write a paper on it". The State Medical Boa...

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