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Italy's coastguard saves 6055 in mass rescue operation off Libyan coast

The vast rescue operation, just 30 miles off the Libyan coast, saw Italian coast guard boats along with navy ships conducting rescues, as well as vessels from t...


Supreme Court starts new term with more questions than answers

The U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals twice upheld the district court's ruling , and the Supreme Court heard arguments on the case in April. The hourlong ora...


As Trump rises, Clinton sticks with traditional playbook

Trump on Monday also called for the use of "whatever lawful methods are possible" to get information from Rahami before it was no longer timely. Kaine split w...


Hoyer leads way as Bears beat Lions

I think the thing that we didn't know is the quickness of his feet and the vision that he has. Matthew Stafford has been looking good running a methodical, quic...


India, Pakistan soldiers exchange fire across frontier, no casualties

We have been able to put across India's point of view on terrorism to the global community, he said. Domestic pressure had been building on Indian Prime Min...


Low turnout voids 'No' win in Hungary anti-migrant vote

The president of the European Parliament is accusing Hungary of playing a "dangerous game" by holding a referendum on whether to accept mandatory European U...


Cornyn Helps Lead Override Of Obama Veto

The Senate overrode the veto in a 97-1 vote , followed a short time later by the House of Representatives, which knocked it down with a 348-77 vote. It was t...


No. 5 MI holds off No. 8 Wisconsin in Big Ten showdown

Many fans and media - and many of us on staff here - saw this as a game where Wisconsin would be exposed, especially without their star linebacker Vince Biegel....


Pakistan v West Indies: Babar Azam hits maiden ton in convincing win

That's the reason Pakistan's ODI team is at number 9 because the captain is helpless, the management clueless and the players hapless. However, West Indies...


Charlotte Police Release Video From Keith Lamont Scott Shooting

The dash camera video is twice as long, and shows Scott stepping out of his vehicle as police officers order him to drop his gun. Mr Scott is then seen lying ...


Russian Federation asks Pakistan to act against terrorist groups

SRINAGAR, India India has evacuated more than 10,000 villagers living near the border with Pakistan, amid concerns that there could be a military escalation aft...


Former Miss Universe strikes back

Clinton repeated Machado's allegations that Trump had called her "Miss Piggy" and " Miss Housekeeping " because "she was Latina". The Clinton campaign's ...


French jets set off for rare mission against IS in Iraq's Mosul

The United States on Thursday increased the number of troops it has in Iraq to more than 5,000 as part of a US -led coalition providing air support, training an...


China urges Pakistan, India to solve differences over disputed Kashmir

Pakistan today claimed the World Bank has "committed" itself to "timely fulfilling its obligations" under the Indus Water Treaty while remaining neutral as ...


Justices take up fight over refunding fees in criminal cases

In the case of The Slants, founder and bass player Simon Shiao Tam says the band's name is created to reclaim a term that has always been an anti-Asian sl...


US Senate Approves $1.15 Billion Arms Sale To Saudi Arabia

Resolution opponents said the measure is misguided. Graham voted against moving ahead with the resolution, as did the other Republican U.S. Senator from ...


African elephant population tumbles due to poaching

However the authors say that long-term issues such as the loss of habitat also pose a significant threat. "It is shocking but not surprising that poaching has...


Gabon court upholds President Ali Bongo's election win

Gabon braced for possible violence Friday as the Constitutional Court was set to rule on a disputed election that President Ali Bongo Ondimba won by less th...


US Military Requests 500 More Troops for Iraq

Gen. Dunford pointed out that the US -led coalition has carried out almost 30 airstrikes targeting ISIS' "emerging" chemical weapons infrastructure. IS has al...


Air Show Displays North Korea's Flight Skills, New Airport

China signed on for the March sanctions, but its officials have repeatedly said they believe sanctions are counterproductive and experts say China historically ...


MH17 shot down by missile from Russian Federation, say investigators

Nonetheless, the Dutch-led investigation , which includes representatives from Australia, Belgium, Ukraine, and Malaysia, has given the strongest indication ye...


Man bailed over Pippa Middleton iCloud hacking claim

The Duchess of Cambridge's sister is in damage control, as she looks to recover thousands of photos that hackers allegedly stole from her. The Sun says that...


Medical officials: airstrikes knock out 2 Aleppo hospitals

Shelling damaged at least another hospital and a bakery, killing six residents queuing up for bread under a siege that has trapped 250,000 people with food rapi...


French policy shift leaves Gabon's Bongo out in the cold

Government spokesman Alain Claude Bili-By-Nze said the make up of the new government might not be announced until Sunday. The ceremony will be held at the sea...


Jennifer Rubin: Trump needed to appear ready to be president. He didn't.

Over the weekend, Trump also threatened to invite Gennifer Flowers , who revealed an affair with Bill Clinton in the 1970s, to sit front row during the debat...