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15 killed as explosions rock mosque in Afghanistan

He told AFP the toll had risen to 29 killed and 81 wounded, with children among the victims. The affiliate has also warned Afghanistan's minority Shiites that t...


Eiffel Tower shuts down as employees strike over 'monstrous' queues

The visitors descending on the Eiffel Tower at the peak of the August tourist season are voicing frustration that the beloved Paris monument is closed. Whil...


Mueller seeks interview with Russian pop star who encouraged Trump Tower meeting

In a reference to the special prosecutor who is heading-up the Russian Federation probe, the president added: "Bob Mueller is totally conflicted, and his 17 A...


Soldier rescued after surviving week on New Zealand mountain

During the almost seven days he was out alone, the climber endured winds of up to 60km/h, freezing conditions and, at times, heavy snow. Snow is at 1200m and ...


Saudi-led coalition strikes on Yemen’s Hodeidah fishing port kill 26

Medical officials and the U.S. blame the Saudi-led coalition, which in turn pins responsibility on the Iran-backed Houthi rebels. "We pursue any allegations and...


Officials in Virginia fear dam will collapse

And as of 10:01 p.m., officials said 12 to 18 inches of water were flowing over Lakeside Drive into Blackwater Creek. If you are in low lying areas below the C...


Omarosa: Trump showed a 'real and serious' mental decline

Manigault-Newman, who was previously a contestant on Trump's reality show " The Apprentice ", left the Trump administration previous year. The passages include ...


Bear rips vehicle to shreds after becoming trapped inside

In the video, you see a deputy using a rope to open the auto door, and the bear running away. The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office posted a video on Twitter ...


Conte is the most useful for each trump in Europe

Trump welcomed the prime minister to the White House for the first time since Conte came to power in June, bringing together two outsider leaders who have eme...


Man taunts buffalo in Yellowstone Park

The video shows a man in the road taunting a bison; at one point, the bison begins to charge at the person, who quickly dodges out of the way. 'Get out of the...


China investigates high-ranking Buddhist monk accused of coercing nuns into sex

Xuecheng and the monastery denied the accusations, which also included claims of embezzlement. He is a revered public guru for disseminating wisdom from Buddh...


Trump says he might delay shutdown showdown until after elections

Constitution, contending that if that doesn't occur "it's going to be very hard for us to be able to contain the phenomenon of rising crime in a coordinated way...


National Archives: We can't produce all Kavanaugh docs until end of October

That would give Senate Judiciary Committee members enough time to review the documents ahead of a likely hearing in September and allow for a final confirmati...


California wildfires are torching land, burning through state’s annual fire budget

We're hoping you can help make them whole again. Firefighters were having some success keeping flames away from heavily populated areas, and officials began all...


Mollie Tibbetts' family announces reward fund in hopes to bring her home

Tibbetts was reported missing after she failed to show up for work in Brooklyn, Iowa, a farming community of about 1,500 people where she was living over the su...


Safety fears for Australian missing on New Zealand’s Mount Aspiring

A friend of the climber told police he was missing at 8am on Tuesday, Cholewa said. The man was due to return on Monday and his auto was found in the vehicle ...


ANC set to change constitution to allow land expropriation without compensation

Some, all of them with at least one university degree and very successful in their fields, actually confronted me with arguments I have seen on social media and...


MH370 report fallout: Malaysia's civil aviation chief resigns

He said the investigation showed lapses by air traffic control, including a failure to swiftly initiate an emergency response and monitor radar continuously, re...


Activists wearing burqas march through Copenhagen to protest face veil ban

A woman holds a sign reading "Liberal hypocrisy" in Nørrebro, Copenhagen on August 1st. And at the center of a protest for a woman's right to cover up were ...


Mueller Hoping Russian Pop Star Will Sing About 2016 Trump Tower Meeting

The Agalarov family was also central in striking a deal to bring Trump's Miss Universe pageant to Moscow in 2013. Agalarov is said to have helped set up the J...


France passes new law banning phones in schools

Schools with students older than 15 years of age can choose whether to impose the ban, which will also apply to other internet-connected devices like tablets. T...


Raif Badawi's sister arrested in Saudi Arabia

Since then, an ongoing campaign - led by his wife and human rights activist Ensaf Haidar - has fought to #FreeRaif. Badawi is a recipient of the 2012 Internat...


Government shutdown over wall funding would be a 'great campaign issue'

Trump said in a tweet . In an interview with conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh, the president called the issue of shutting down the government o...


Trump receives ‘nice letter’ from Kim Jong-un following up on summit

Trump in his tweet expressed gratitude to Kim "for keeping your word" concerning the return of the remains of more than 50 Americans service members killed duri...


USA says Russian Federation still carrying out 'pervasive' election meddling

Mr Trump also labelled special counsel Robert Mueller , who leads the probe, "totally conflicted". But he adds , " Most of us up here believe the process ne...


Portland Police Chief Outlaw Responds to ICE Union's Allegations

On Tuesday, Texas immigration lawyer Mana Yegani claimed that a migrant child had died "following her stay at an ICE Detention Center". He did not say whe...


Trump tweet on Muller probe "opinion not order": White House

Taking to Twitter to complain about the federal Russian Federation investigation, which focuses on the 2016 presidential campaign, Trump said Sessions "shou...


Pope Francis changes capital punishment teaching, now finds death penalty 'inadmissible'

In the past, the catechism said the Church does not object to the death penalty , in its words, "If this is the only possible way of effectively defending ...


Cops ID suspect in murder of Bush cardiologist

Police are searching for Joseph James Pappas in Houston and have warned he should be considered armed, risky and possibly suicidal. They said that Pappas' ...


Hannity Invokes #CNNSucks In Spat With Acosta Over Abuse At Trump Rallies

In a video posted to Acosta's Twitter, the crowd is seen yelling and throwing middle fingers. Acosta said that he chatted with some of the Trump supporters ,...


USA officials raise alarm about election interference ahead of midterms

The unusual amount of senior level fire power was a tour du force for the White House and comes as the administration is under pressure about its efforts to com...


Southwest Key employee accused of sexually abusing 14-year-old

He was arrested and charged Tuesday with molestation of a child, sexual abuse and aggravated assault. An employee of an Arizona facility housing migrant ch...


Trump Calls for Attorney General to End Mueller Investigation ‘Right Now’

A central focus of Mueller's probe is whether Trump has obstructed justice in the Russian Federation investigation, and Wednesday's tweet could be scrutinize...


Sandy Hook families sue conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for defamation

Massachussetts man Marcel Fontaine has also filed a $US1 million ($1.3 million) suit claiming Jones caused him "enormous injury and continuing personal harassme...


Facebook Identifies "Sophisticated Attempt" To Influence Midterms Via Fake Accounts And Pages

Mark Warner (D-Va.), the lead Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, is blaming Russian Federation. In addition to revealing in a statement that ...


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