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Oil extends slide as record United States output sparks supply glut fears

Oil fell for a third day on Tuesday as the USA dollar rose to its highest in more than a week in the wake of a sharp sell-off early this week on Wall Street and...


Kurdish forces capture final two members of ISIS 'Beatles' beheading gang

The men, El Shafee Elsheikh and Alexanda Amon Kotey , were captured by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in eastern Syria in early Jan, the New York Time...


US Stock Market Opens Higher After A Tumultuous Week

It dropped below its 50-day moving average of 2,724 at the beginning of the week and ended Thursday's session around 4.5 percent below that level. Thursday was ...


Israeli Foreign Office: avoid visiting the Maldives

Former President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom was arrested on charges, including attempting the overthrow of the government, and two Supreme Court judges, including t...


Lawmakers rain on Trump's idea for military parade through Washington

Trump was on French President Emmanuel Macron's guest list on Bastille Day previous year, and praised the French military parade calling it "one of the greatest...


Weather warning for Northern Ireland of more snow and ice extended

Martin Bowles, a Met Office meteorologist, said: "Over a few days we have been getting weather that is generally coming from northern parts, with some weather c...


Over 40 settlements liberated in Syria's Afrin

The operation in Afrin - bordering Turkey's Hatay and Kilis provinces - was widely expected in the wake of Turkey's Operation Euphrates Shield in northern...


Court jails ex-Bangladeshi PM Khaleda Zia

Khaleda, her son and aides were convicted of stealing 21 million taka ($253,000) in foreign donations received by an orphanage trust set up when she was last ...


Bush: There's 'Pretty Clear Evidence' Of Russian Meddling

Bush, who was critical of President Trump's approach to DACA, said "America's their home", referring to the program's recipients. President Donald Trump h...


Rob Porter: John Kelly 'shocked' by Trump aide abuse claims

In a statement , Porter said "these outrageous allegations are simply false", adding he "took the photos given to the media almost 15 years ago and the reali...


United States to unveil 'toughest sanctions ever' on North Korea: Mike Pence

South Korea wants to use the event to re-engage with North Korea and open the way for talks to resolve one of the world's most risky crises, in which U.S. "Miss...


No Evidence Border Patrol Agent's Death Was A Homicide

Evidence was developed that a Border Patrol dispatcher telephonically spoke with the injured partner of Agent Martinez. The memo also states that due to his i...


10 people dead, many more missing in Taiwan natural disaster

Japan was among the first to offer assistance and support after the magnitude 6.4 natural disaster struck 21km (13 miles) northeast of coastal tourist city Hual...


Meet Lucas, the first Gerber baby with Down syndrome

They were shocked when they received the news that Lucas had been chosen from more than 140,000 entries. Eighteen-month-old Lucas Warren was chosen as the vic...


Erdogan, Pope oppose Trump over Jerusalem

They were holding signs calling Turkey a state-sponsor of terrorism, as well as photos of the civilian victims of the Turkish military offensive. Francis also...


Germany: Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union reaches coalition deal to form government

The powerful finance ministry has been handed to the country's main centre-left party, the Social Democrats, in an agreement aimed at ending months of politic...


One sentenced to death, five to life imprisonment for lynching university student

A Joint Investigation Team (JIT), formed on the direction of the Supreme Court, in its report in June 2017 had said that members of the PSF, the student wing of...


Child safe, suspect wanted in connection to viral child pornography investigation

Meanwhile, we're told Moore's fiance has also been arrested for interfering with the police investigation. Moore is also charged with sexually abusing three gir...


Syria: Turkish forces attacked, one killed

Maj. Gen. Yuri Yevtushenko, the head of the military's Reconciliation Center in Syria , said Monday's shelling also wounded people, without providing figures...


TTP bombing kills 11 troops in Swat Valley

The powerful explosion, which rocked the surrounding area, occurred in the Kabal region of Swat, a picturesque valley in the northern part of the country. "No c...


South Africa's ANC party mulls Zuma's fate as pressure grows

Zuma's term ends in about 13 months, but pressure has been mounting for him to resign, amid a plethora of legal and other problems. The speaker of South Afri...


Norovirus hits Olympic security team

The United States believes North Korea, which has sent a team to the Games, is using the event for crude propaganda, and USA officials say Pence is going there ...




PLO orders plans to be made for 'disengaging' from Israel

The committee reiterated its call for the latter to take additional steps, particularly with regards to the recognition of the State of Palestine on the 1967 ...


Kyrgios' deflation after Davis Cup loss is a good thing

Later, he said he was devastated not to be able to produce his best for Australia and team captain Lleyton Hewitt . The storm surrounding Bernard Tomic's sle...


Lost Mayan 'Mega Cities' Discovered Under Jungle in Guatemala

The discovery is a major breakthrough in the study of Mayan archaeology. This new research shows that the Mayan civilization peaked probably some 1200 years...


China Calls US Nuclear Weapons Policy 'Cold War Mentality'

China has followed Russian Federation in criticizing a recent U.S. government report which describes the two countries as potential nuclear threats, saying Wa...


Turkey: Rocket attacks from Syrian enclave wound 9 people

Later on February 2, three more rockets landed in the rural area of Reyhanlı. A senior Turkish journalist was injured in a cross-border attack by Kurdistan Wo...


U.S. says NAFTA talks are progressing very slowly

Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Thursday. "Out of all the countries that do a lot of exporting to the United States, China is the largest and...


Train Carrying Republican Lawmakers Crashes Into Truck in Crozet, Virginia

When the Amtrak train eventually stopped, McSally said she had a close-up view of the accident with the wreckage just outside of her window. A spokeswoman for...


Polar bears are starving as Arctic ice melts, warns United States study

A study of nine polar bears over a three-year period by the US Geological Survey and UC Santa Cruz found that the animals require at least one adult, or three j...


Five Myths About the Nuclear Posture Review

The U.S. has a few hundred active low-yield weapons deployed in Europe. "For effective deterrence, the U.S. will hold fully accountable any state, terrorist...


Los Angeles school shooting: Female arrested after two students were shot

Diego Salinas had just dropped off his 12-year-old sister and was stunned when she called minutes later to say there had been a shooting. "This child was extr...


Fox, in mega-$three.3B deal, grabs NFL's 'Thursday Night time Soccer'

But the Mouse House won't get Fox's news and sports operations or broadcast network - the latter of which is now the new home to NFL's " Thursday Night Fo...