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Saudi Arabia's theater ban ends after 35 years with first screening today

This weekend, Saudi cinemagoers will be able to watch Black Panther - although some reports indicate the movie was censored to cut the scene of a kiss at the ...


Queen opens Heads of Government meeting

An Indian prime minister attended the Commonwealth Summit, which is held every two years, after a hiatus of almost a decade, having last attended the 2009 CHOGM...


Senator and newborn daughter make Senate history

She is now on a brief maternity leave, according to National Public Radio . The request to change Senate rules was made by Sen. But when it actually happened...


Trump pulls support for Trans-Pacific Partnership for 2nd time

Last week, the President said the USA would only rejoin the TPP if the terms offered in the deal "were substantially better" than those offered to his predecess...


Turkey to Hold Elections in June, More than a Year Early

Markets, seemingly assessing that a freshly elected government will have the mandate to effectively deal with the evolving economic malaise, were lifted by the ...


Sean Hannity Revealed as Michael Cohen's Third Client

For his part, Hannity begs to differ with that characterization. Officially, Fox News is standing behind Hannity. Hannity has acknowledged he asked Cohen fo...


Cuban state media say new president to be elected Wednesday

The fifty-seven year-old former engineer is expected to take office on Thursday. Raul Castro came to power in 2006 when his older brother Fidel, who had ruled...


Canadian, 24, jailed 8 years in plot to sneak cocaine into Oz

Roberge pleaded guilty in February to importing a commercial quantity of a border controlled substance, and in swapping fashionable clothes for prison rags, has...


FIFA Prices World-cup host Russian Federation for Buff racism

In February, chants mocking a black player were audible from sections of the Zenit crowd during a game with German club RB Leipzig . Alexei Smertin, the Russ...


Prisoner's Day: Thousands of Palestinians in Israeli jails

Although they did not manage to reach civilian areas, the infiltrations caught Israel off guard, with one attack killing five soldiers, and terrified the local ...


WaPo: Trump hasn't signed off on Russia sanctions Haley announce

Haley said the sanctions would target those who are enabling Syrian leader Bashar Assad's government to continue using chemical weapons. There will be no ne...


Gayle King Grills Paul Ryan on Lack of Diversity in GOP

King tried to get Ryan to throw the president under the bus, asking him if "Trump fatigue" played a role in his decision to not run for reelection. "He may ju...


As Oklahoma teachers declare victory, Colorado educators walk out of class

A school district spokesman reported that teacher absences were "nothing out of the norm" on Monday. "It's part of the national conversation amongst teacher...


Virginia State Police investigating small-plane crash in Albemarle County

It's not clear if the deceased was a man or a woman and his or her age is unknown at this time. Investigators began looking for the aircraft when they discove...


Detained American pastor goes on trial in Turkey

Pastor Andrew Brunson, 50, will stand before a court after being locked away and charged with espionage and "membership in an armed terroristic organization" a...


Day two of Starbucks protests

Protests continued today at the Starbucks where the men were arrested, with crowds initially gathered outside only to be driven inside from heavy rains. "You'...


US VP drops summit banquet, abruptly goes to hotel in Peru

Pence was whisked away from the Summit of the Americas late Friday so he could inform USA congressional leaders by phone of Trump's plans to announce the missil...


Syria chemical attack staged by United Kingdom, claims Russian Federation

As fears of a Russia-West military confrontation mounted, French President Emmanuel Macron expressed his "deep concerns" over the situation in Syria in a phone ...


Netanyahu: 'Full Support' for US Syria Strikes

In a written statement, Netanyahu said the decision taken by the USA and backed by the United Kingdom and France shows that the commitment of these countries to...


Risk for severe weather in SC on Sunday just increased, forecasters say

Most cities and counties will activate outdoor warning siren systems. This means conditions are favorable for tornadoes to form. It was not fully automated in 2...


Afghan District Governor Among Those Killed In Taliban Attack

Police say Taliban fighters attacked a district compound in central Afghanistan overnight, killing at least six government security forces in several hours of f...


Trump lawyer handled $1.6 million payoff for Republican donor

Broidy, a close friend of Trump's, works on the Republican National Committee with Cohen . The involvement of this lawyer, who was reportedly named in the Bro...


Russia, Iran Denounce Airstrikes on Close Ally Syria

Russia's military said Syrian air defense units downed 71 out of 103 cruise missiles launched by the USA and its allies. Shortly after the attack, the Syrian...


Ky. Teachers Returning To Frankfort To Rally For Education

According to the Kentucky Education Association, Friday's rally was meant to encourage legislators to override Bevin's veto of budget and tax bills. "The b...


Paul Ryan Endorses Kevin McCarthy To Become Next House Speaker

Ryan ascended to the speakership during a tumultuous moment for House Republicans and was seen as the only person who could get the necessary votes for the job....


Uber gets a win in case about its drivers' work status

U.S. District Judge Michael Baylson of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania ruled Wednesday that UberBLACK drivers are independent contractors, rather than actu...


The US government has been secretly reading Michael Cohen's emails

Cohen's Fifth Amendment rights may be adversely impacted if this case proceeds", lawyers for Cohen and Trump argued in court regarding Cohen's right against s...


Erdogan - Trump talk about Syria over the phone

He looked weak. Putin offered to broker the phony destruction of all those lethal gases, which bailed out Obama and cemented Putin's influence in Syria. Their v...


China's trade surplus with U.S. surges, calls for patience

Xi addressed the soldiers with a speech urging them to "fully implement the Party's absolute leadership over the armed forces, be firm in ideals and convictions...


Trump pardons former Cheney aide Scooter Libby

Libby recanted her testimony, stating publicly that she believes the prosecutor withheld relevant information from her during interviews that would have alter...


Egypt down 2 spots, Tunisia up 9 spots in Federation Internationale de Football Association world rankings

The Kyrgyz Republic produced the most impressive jump in the FIFA's April rankings, leaping up 40 notches from 125 to 75 position in the world with 424 points...


Russian envoy requests meeting with United Kingdom foreign secretary

On April 6 British authorities informed Viktoria Skripal that her application for a United Kingdom visa was turned down as she "did not comply with the immigrat...


Skripals were poisoned by high-purity novichok, watchdog confirms

Skripal's daughter, Yulia , was discharged from hospital this week having also been exposed to the Novichok in the attack on 4 March, which has strained rela...


Four Iranians Reportedly Killed in Israeli Airstrike on Syria's Airbase

This content is restricted to site members. The bombardment had kept more than 100,000 people huddled in basements and shelters, said a medical student in ...


Eight Cameroonian athletes missing from Commonwealth Games

The first two left the athletes village on Sunday night, followed by three more on Monday before the last two went missing on Tuesday night. The number of girls...