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Pentagon: Airstrike may have killed USS Cole bombing suspect

Pentagon: Airstrike may have killed USS Cole bombing suspect

He spent a few brief stints in Yemeni custody but escaped from prison twice, on the second occasion by working with other al-Qaeda prisoners to fashion a shovel from broomsticks and fan blades so they...

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Trump to visit US-Mexico border this week amid government shutdown

Trump to visit US-Mexico border this week amid government shutdown

It became the central theme of his campaign for the presidency, and crowds at his rallies would chant "build the wall!" repeatedly in sold-out venues across the country. Although Trump characterized t...

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President Jim Yong Kim announces resignation

President Jim Yong Kim announces resignation

Mr Kim intends immediately to join a firm to focus on increasing infrastructure investment in developing countries, the bank said, without providing further details on the position. President Donald T...

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Woman to face court over child on auto roof

Woman to face court over child on auto roof

Security camera footage obtained by Nine News shows a boy in nothing but a nappy clinging to the roof racks of a vehicle being driven by his mother. They were properly restrained in their seats, loc...

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USA and North Korea 'negotiating a location' for second summit, Trump reveals

USA and North Korea 'negotiating a location' for second summit, Trump reveals

Speaking at the White House Sunday, Trump said the two countries were engaged in "a good dialogue" and that he had "indirectly spoken" with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , the BBC reports. Presiden...

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'Yellow vest' protesters storm ministry in Paris

'Yellow vest' protesters storm ministry in Paris

Police counted 3,500 protesters in Paris . The scale and intensity of the protests has shrivelled in recent weeks. Two months after they started the demonstrations in Paris , the yellow vests ...

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Family of 5 killed in wrong-way crash in Kentucky

Family of 5 killed in wrong-way crash in Kentucky

Police say a pickup truck driving the wrong way on I-75 around 2:30 a.m. hit an SUV. The driver of the truck and all five people in the SUV were killed, police said. He said the extended family was ...

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Pelosi calls Trump's border wall 'a waste of money' and 'an immorality'

Pelosi calls Trump's border wall 'a waste of money' and 'an immorality'

We won the Senate, they won the House. Trump strode into the White House briefing room Thursday - the 13th day of the partial government shutdown -and declared that "without a wall you can not hav...

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DR Congo election results delayed

DR Congo election results delayed

A CENI spokesman later said the commission was holding a meeting on Sunday to decide when they will be announced. Meanwhile, Lamuka co-spokesperson Kamitatu said the tallies collected from almost al...

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Gabon's military declares coup in order to 'restore democracy'

Gabon's military declares coup in order to 'restore democracy'

Mr Bongo , who is in Morocco recovering from a stroke, is expected to make a statement later today. Obiang said he was reading a communique on behalf of the army. Critics have accused the family o...

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Bob Neill Insists Majority Of Conservatives Back Theresa May's Brexit Deal

Bob Neill Insists Majority Of Conservatives Back Theresa May's Brexit Deal

However, May denies reports that she is planning to delay the vote for a second time . Mrs May promised further measures specific to Northern Ireland and a greater role for Parliament, and said "we ...

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Capital murder charge filed in Jazmine Barnes deadly shooting case

Capital murder charge filed in Jazmine Barnes deadly shooting case

Prosecutors said the 9 mm handgun they believe was used in the shooting had been recovered from Black's home. Gonzalez retweeted posts as recently as Saturday of a composite sketch of a white man wh...

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Court declares tycoon Mallya 'fugitive economic offender'

Court declares tycoon Mallya 'fugitive economic offender'

Once the court declares the person a fugitive economic offender , the government can confiscate the person's property. The hearing in Special PMLA court on the confiscation of the properties of Vi...

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CBS rejects request to pull pro-Israel interview with Egyptian leader

CBS rejects request to pull pro-Israel interview with Egyptian leader

We have a wide range of cooperation with the Israelis", he responded. CBS revealed that after the interview was filmed, the Egyptian ambassador contacted its " 60 Minutes " team and warned that it...

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Death At National Park Unreported For Week Amid Government Shutdown

Death At National Park Unreported For Week Amid Government Shutdown

As of January 3, 2019 the partial shutdown has been going on for almost 13 days, now making it the fourth longest in USA history. "Our national parks deserve better than an improvised patchwork of e...

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PM Imran chauffeurs Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince to PM House

PM Imran chauffeurs Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince to PM House

The package, which is expected to be announced by the Crown Prince, involves Dollars 3.2 bn worth of oil supplies on deferred payment, besides a USD 3 bn cash deposit, the Dawn reported. "UAE crown ...

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Taiwan's China-sceptic ruling party to elect new head AFP, Taipei

Taiwan's China-sceptic ruling party to elect new head AFP, Taipei

Effective July 2018, access to full reports will only be available with a subscription. Xi described Taiwan's unification with the mainland as "inevitable" and reiterated Beijing's willingness to us...

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Malaysian king abdicates in historic first

Malaysian king abdicates in historic first

Under the special rotational monarchy system in Malaysia, the king as the head of state, is selected every five years from the nine hereditary sultans or state rulers, called the Conference of Rulers....

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Saudi woman held at Bangkok airport pleads for asylum

Saudi woman held at Bangkok airport pleads for asylum

Qunun told a Thai human rights worker her family kept her in her room for six months because she cut her hair. I want asylum, ' Al-Qunun said, referring to the United Nations refugee agency, in a vi...

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Bolton Reassures Netanyahu of US Support for Israeli Right to Self-Defense

Bolton Reassures Netanyahu of US Support for Israeli Right to Self-Defense

Mr. Bolton said Mr. Trump has told President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey that withdrawal is pending assurances that Turkey will protect Kurdish fighters who have long provided the US with solid sup...

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Terrorist behind USS Cole attack in 2000 killed, says Donald Trump

He was unable to confirm reports of Al-Badawi's death at that point. Mr Trump tweeted: "Our GREAT MILITARY has delivered justice for the heroes lost and wounded in the cowardly attack on the USS ...

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United Nations rights office says Saudi trial in Khashoggi case

United Nations rights office says Saudi trial in Khashoggi case "not sufficient"

The United Nations' human rights office has said it could not assess the fairness of a trial taking place in Saudi Arabia into the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi , adding that it was "not su...

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Saudi women get texts to tell them of divorce

Saudi women get texts to tell them of divorce

The move comes as Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the de facto ruler, spearheads a liberalisation drive in the conservative kingdom, which has some of the world's toughest restrictions on women. Alt...

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US sends troops for possible ‘violent’ Congo vote protests

US sends troops for possible ‘violent’ Congo vote protests

Leading western powers on Tuesday called on the Democratic Republic of Congo to restore internet access, which operators say was cut on government orders a day earlier following presidential electio...

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British special forces soldiers seriously hurt by IS missile

British special forces soldiers seriously hurt by IS missile

Most of the USA military bases in Syria are located in the north, in the areas controlled by Kurdish militia who actively cooperated with the United States in the fight against the Islamists. Their ca...

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Youngest US congresswoman launches term with radical plan

Youngest US congresswoman launches term with radical plan

She shot back with a new video , dancing outside her Congressional office, accompanied by a tweet reading, "I hear the GOP thinks women dancing are scandalous". One of her supporters , whose ac...

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British soldiers wounded in IS attack in Syria

Bolton plans to tell Israeli leaders, including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , that there is no timetable for an American military pullout from Syria. "We've tried twice through the use of milit...

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Declaration of national emergency still possible over ‘crisis’ at border

Declaration of national emergency still possible over ‘crisis’ at border

Trump , speaking to reporters outside the White House on Sunday, repeated his threat that if he is unhappy with negotiations in a few days, he could declare a national emergency and use the military...

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Pay raises for Pence, Cabinet members aborted until shutdown ends

Pay raises for Pence, Cabinet members aborted until shutdown ends

Congress enacted a law capping pay for top federal employees in 2013 and renewed it every year. Cabinet secretaries would be entitled to a jump in annual salary from $199,700 to $210,700. "[It] wo...

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Brazil's new president doesn't rule out idea of United States base in Brazil

Brazil's new president doesn't rule out idea of United States base in Brazil

Bolsonaro added that he wants to take advantage of part of the reform proposed by his predecessor, Michel Temer, but with the revision of some points, taking into account the particularities of each r...

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