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Whitaker appointment brings praise and protest in Iowa

Whitaker has criticized the probe in the past as too wide-ranging, a view that raised concerns among Democrats that Sessions' ouster and Whitaker's appointment ...


Paradise lost after fire consumes Northern California town

It also shows smoke from the Hill and Woolsey Fires in southern California , which by Saturday morning had burned 4,531 acres and about 70,000 acres, respect...


Fly Jamaica flight crash lands at Guyana airport

All Canadian passengers aboard a Toronto-bound flight with a mechanical problem escaped injury when their plane skidded off the runway at Guyana's main global a...


U.S. midterms: first Muslim women elected to congress

She also faced Islamophobic attacks during her campaign from some conservative media outlets. Haaland, 57, of New Mexico, beat Janice Arnold-Jones, a Republic...


United States election: Dead brothel owner wins landslide in Nevada

According to reports , he was found by porn actor Ron Jeremy and a prostitute at the brothel after spending the previous four days celebrating his birthday wit...


Democrats’ Pickup Chances Rise in More House Races, Analyst Says

Anxious Republicans privately expressed confidence in their narrow Senate majority but feared the House was slipping away. The latest polls suggest only a l...


Trump tweets about a Kavanaugh accuser referred to DOJ for false claim

She said she'd never met Kavanaugh , but was against his nomination. During his remarks in Montana, Trump dwelled extensively on Kavanaugh's confirmation -...


Oprah doorknocks in support of possible first black female United States governor

I don't want to run. "I'm not testing the waters", she said. "Come on, Oprah! It's dehumanizing, it's completely baseless, it's totally cruel, and again I say...


Saudi sisters found in river spoke of harming themselves

In a statement , the Saudi consulate general said it will "follow the case closely" and the sisters "were students accompanying their brother in Washington". T...


Trump deploys 5,200 troops to Mexico border to stop ‘invasion’

Numerous migrants say they plan to seek asylum in the US. "There could be incidental interaction between our military members and migrants and other personnel...


Jamal Khashoggi 'strangled' as he entered consulate: Turkish prosecutor

The Turkish investigators rejected the request, TRT said , instead calling on the Saudi prosecutor to reveal information about the location of Khashoggi's bo...


Pakistan to move forward by following principles of Islam: PM Khan

Bibi's case had become emblematic of fair trial concerns in cases Pakistan's strict blasphemy laws, and on Wednesday judges found there had been "glaring and ...


Riyad Mahrez dedicates Wembley victor to Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha

Flowers and tributes have been left at the gates of polo stables in Holyport owned by the Leicester City Football Club chairman who died in a helicopter crash...


Some Buzz After Clinton Says 'Well, I'd Like to Be President'

When asked point-blank if she was planning to run again in 2020, Clinton quipped "No", then quickly added that she'd "like to be president". "I'm not even g...


Tensions break out on migrant caravan

The U.N. refugee agency is urging Washington to allow people fleeing persecution and violence, including those who are traveling with the Central American car...


Russia Claims US Led Drones Toward Russian Base in Syria

Russia has alleged that a US military aircraft had taken control of drones over western Syria in January and attempted to have them attack the Russian military...


Brig. Gen. Farid Sharaa: Details of Dead Sea flood tragedy

Government newspaper Al-Rai carried the headline "Tragedy at the Dead Sea" on its front page, while the private Al-Ghad daily said it was a "Black Day". Neighbo...


Saudi arrests in Khashoggi death 'a good first step'

The statement, calling the journalist's death "tragic", says the two presidents had a telephone call on Sunday , without providing more details. "We are de...


Putin to Europeans: You'll risk becoming targets

Last week, Putin said a nuclear strike against Russian Federation would unleash a "global catastrophe" because "retaliation is inevitable" on the part of his ...


'World's oldest shipwreck' from 400BC revealed on Black Sea bed

An global team of researchers including experts from the University of Southampton found the intact skeleton of the Greek trading vessel which was carbon date...


Trump Says ‘I'm a Nationalist’ in Appeal to Texas Republicans

He said: "He's not lyin' Ted anymore". I am a nationalist . After declining to endorse Trump during the Republican National Convention, he changed course i...


UK's May pleads for support, says Brexit deal is nearly done

May's most recent attempt to break the deadlock - her suggestion that the United Kingdom could extend the transition period "for a few months" if the United Kin...


Trump wants to push middle-income tax cut through Congress

Other Democratic candidates and Democratic Sen. Democrats are hoping to capture four Republican-held seats. Claire McCaskill (D), says he supports protecting ...


Turkey Says Will "Reveal Whatever Happened" In Saudi Journalist Death

Saudi Arabia finally admitted early Saturday that Khashoggi had died inside the consulate in what it described as a "brawl". How did they explain it? A...


Russian woman charged with USA election-meddling

They statement did not provide specific examples of foreign interference. The case, Wray said, "serves as a stark reminder to all Americans: our foreign adver...


Pressure turns to Mexico as migrant caravan heads for border

This is a breaking news update. US President Donald Trump addressed the situation on Twitter , warning he could take military action to close the US' borde...


Harry and Meghan get wet in drought-stricken Outback town

The sport tends to be way more brutal than American football - no pads - so, luckily she stuck to a ball handling lesson and passed on full contact. Samantha ...


No woman from ‘banned’ age group as Sabarimala temple opens amid tension

Earlier, police chased away a group of protesters at Nilackal who were stopping and checking vehicles to see if they had women in the 10-50 age group. Nikit...


Social media makes a mockery of Trump painting

Despite the fact that the painting is part of a series of paintings by the artist dating back a decade, Twitter had a field day when it was spotted by many...


Russia Says Explosive Device Caused Crimea Blast, 10 Feared Dead

The National Anti-Terrorism Committee said in a statement that the blast at the college, in the city of Kerch in eastern Crimea , was caused by an explosive de...