• Prominent Russian journalist and Putin critic Arkady Babchenko killed in Kyiv
Prominent Russian journalist and Putin critic Arkady Babchenko killed in Kyiv

Vasily Gritsak, head of the Ukrainian Security Service, told reporters that the agency faked Mr Babchenko's death to catch those who are trying to kill him. "The fact that Babchenko is alive is best news". They said the killing may relate to his work. Prominent Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko . Reports from that day said that he died in th...

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  • Dying anti-Sterlite protestor told to 'stop acting' by policeman
Dying anti-Sterlite protestor told to 'stop acting' by policeman

Ten people were shot dead and about 80 wounded by police after crowds set fire to cars and pelted officers with stones on Tuesday. Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K. Indian billionaire Anil Agarwal often talks about his dream to turn his London-listed company Vedanta Resources into a global resources giant. The plant, about 375 miles (600k...

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  • U.S. warships sail near South China Sea islands claimed by Beijing
U.S. warships sail near South China Sea islands claimed by Beijing

China earlier this month landed bomber aircraft capable of carrying nuclear weapons on its main base at Woody Island in the Paracels. In the Paracel Islands, U.S. Pacific Fleet said in a statement . Critics of the operations, known as a "freedom of navigation", have said that they have little impact on Chinese behavior and are largely symboli...

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  • We're in 'productive talks' about reinstating summit with North Korea
We're in 'productive talks' about reinstating summit with North Korea

For the second time in a month, South and North Korea leaders make sure the historic meeting between North Korea leader Kim Jong Un and the U.S. Dozens of worldwide journalists left North Korea on Saturday after observing the demolition of the underground tunnels in Punggye-ri, where all of the North's six nuclear tests were conducted inclu...

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  • Ireland overturns abortion ban in landslide vote
Ireland overturns abortion ban in landslide vote

The size of the win exceeded expectations and will make it much easier for Irish women to obtain abortions legally for the first time. The referendum saw 706,349 people vote to change the law. Education minister Anne Milton suggested she would back liberalisation if there was free vote, telling ITV's Peston on Sunday that the current situatio...

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  • USA disinvites China from major military exercise
USA disinvites China from major military exercise

President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he was not satisfied with talks aimed at averting a trade war with China. "China is only building civilian and some necessary defense facilities on our own islands", he said. The statement also did not mention China's use of a laser against USA pilots flying near Beijing's first overseas military base in...

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  • Trump still sees Jun 12 Singapore summit with Kim
Trump still sees Jun 12 Singapore summit with Kim

Trump told reporters Saturday that: "We're doing very well in terms of the summit with North Korea", adding that "there are meetings going on as we speak". He said he expects the talks to go smoothly because Pyongyang and Washington both know what they want from each other. He praised Kim Jong-un for taking the initiative to talk, and, comparing...

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  • Hawaii's Kilauea volcano: Power plant wells plugged, blue flames in suburban street
Hawaii's Kilauea volcano: Power plant wells plugged, blue flames in suburban street

Hawaii Electric Light officials also confirmed to ABC News on Wednesday that even if lava destroyed the power plant, there's no danger of a blackout because it was taken offline after Kilauea began erupting on May 3. Laze itself is not enough to cause serious burns, Babb said, unless someone is right on top of where lava enters the ocean. ...

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  • Congress threatens to block deal between White House and China on ZTE
Congress threatens to block deal between White House and China on ZTE

The president's earlier proposal ran into immediate resistance in Congress, where Democrats and Trump's fellow Republicans accused the president of bending to pressure from Beijing to ease up on a company that has admitted to violating sanctions on Iran.

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  • Ireland set to liberalise abortion law- exit poll suggests
Ireland set to liberalise abortion law- exit poll suggests

Polls opened across the country at 7am on Friday, with voters opting to either retain or repeal the Eighth Amendment of the constitution - which prohibits terminations unless a mother's life is in danger. Irish actors Saoirse Ronan, Tom Vaughan-Lawlor, and Cillian Murphy were featured in a video titled "In Ireland Today", by the group Together...

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  • Grandma sentenced to death for smuggling crystal meth
Grandma sentenced to death for smuggling crystal meth

Tania Scivetti, a lawyer representing Exposto, who hails from Sydney, said her team had filed an appeal in a federal court. Maria Elvira Pinto Exposto was exonerated by the High Court last December on grounds that she didn't know there were 1.5 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine in her bag when she was arrested in December 2014 at Kuala Lumpur'...

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  • NCAA Women's Golf Championships: Haley Moore putts Arizona to NCAA title
NCAA Women's Golf Championships: Haley Moore putts Arizona to NCAA title

Freshman Yu-Sang Hou had teh biggest upset of the day taking down Alabama star Lauren Stephenson , the No. 7-ranked amateur in the world, 4 and 3 before Sandra Nordaas went 1up over Angelica Moresco to even things at 2-2 as Moore and Abe were ready to hit the 18th hole.

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  • Iowa Democratic governor candidate Nate Boulton suspends campaign after sexual misconduct report
Iowa Democratic governor candidate Nate Boulton suspends campaign after sexual misconduct report

The other women said that at social gatherings while they were in law school about a decade and a half ago, Boulton, while clothed, repeatedly pressed his erect penis into their thighs. The contest could be decided in a party convention if no candidate secures 35 percent of the vote next month. The Republican Party of Iowa called on Boulton to st...

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  • VTB Chairman: US Banks Still Working With Russia's VTB Despite New Sanctions
VTB Chairman: US Banks Still Working With Russia's VTB Despite New Sanctions

The U.S. Treasury Department said it may lift sanctions on Russian vehicle maker GAZ Group and related companies if it severs ties with billionaire Oleg Deripaska . Deripaska later invested $18.9 million with Manafort in a cable-television venture in Ukraine, and paid him $7.35 million in management fees. "Opportunities to provide financing to t...

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  • Memorial Day weekend filled with activities in Fox Valley
Memorial Day weekend filled with activities in Fox Valley

A parade Monday starts at 10 a.m. Line-up begins at 10:30 a.m., at the Cranberry Lake Firehouse on Route 206 and will proceed to the Cranberry Lake Clubhouse for a brief ceremony . The parade members will then make their way south on Sangamon Avenue and continue to Drummer Township Cemetery for special memorial services around 10:30 a.m.at the...

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  • Texas, Austin Suburbs Lead The Nation In Population Growth (Again)
Texas, Austin Suburbs Lead The Nation In Population Growth (Again)

During the same period, Phoenix's Maricopa County attracted more than 39,000 new residents and San Antonio's Bexar County added 10,000. The high cost of housing seemed to sap Americans' taste for coastal cities past year as cities in Texas and Arizona gained more population than New York City or Los Angeles for the first time in a decade, accor...

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  • Michael Cohen: I'm Friend And Client Of Taxi King - But Not Partner
Michael Cohen: I'm Friend And Client Of Taxi King - But Not Partner

Trump met with Poroshenko at the White House on June 20, 2017, in what was officially called a "drop-by" visit after the Ukrainian leader's separate talks with Vice President Mike Pence. The President's lawyers are already resigned to the strong possibility that the inquiry into Mr Cohen's businesses could lead him to cooperate with federal prosecu...

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  • North Korea summit: Pence warns Kim Jong-un not to 'play Trump'
North Korea summit: Pence warns Kim Jong-un not to 'play Trump'

But Pyongyang has cut off high-level contact with Seoul over the exercises with the United States military. Neither Seoul nor Washington would comment on the details of the weekend conversation. When Gadhafi was captured, tortured and murdered by NATO-aided rebels, with a video showing him being sodomized with a knife before his execution , th...

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  • White House: US Intel Community to brief Republicans on Russiagate
White House: US Intel Community to brief Republicans on Russiagate

Without substantiation, Trump tweeted in March 2017 that former President Barack Obama had conducted surveillance the previous October at Trump Tower, the NY skyscraper where Trump ran his campaign and transition and maintains a residence.

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  • The Pope Tells Gay Dude
The Pope Tells Gay Dude "God Made You Like This "

Without this dimension, it sadly becomes a church of old bachelors, who live in this isolation, incapable of love, incapable of fecundity. "The pope loves you the way you are; you have to be happy with who you are". The pope's encounter with Juan Carlos Cruz appears to be another instance in which the experience of meeting one-on-one in an at...

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  • DOJ Responds to Trump's Demand For Action on FBI 'Mole'
DOJ Responds to Trump's Demand For Action on FBI 'Mole'

The Justice Department declined to comment Sunday afternoon on Trump's tweet . In this July 26, 2017, file photo, Michael Horowitz, inspector general at the Justice Department, pauses while testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington. Also making headlines Sunday is Mr. Trump's lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, reportedly said that the threat posed by spe...

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  • Mowgli movie trailer: DARKER Jungle Book with Benedict Cumberbatch's Shere Khan
Mowgli movie trailer: DARKER Jungle Book with Benedict Cumberbatch's Shere Khan

In addition to the trailer, Warnes Bros. has also released another behind the scenes video in which Andy Serkis explains about the making of the film and its characters. The trailer moves into familiar settings as Mowgli living with Baloo , Bagheera and encountering Shere Khan , who looks eviler than he has ever before.

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  • IPL Results 2018: Scores, Schedule After Hyderabad vs. Chennai Qualifier 1
IPL Results 2018: Scores, Schedule After Hyderabad vs. Chennai Qualifier 1

Chennai Super Kings rally around Faf du Plessis after the South Africa test captain batted them into the IPL final. Chasing 140 for a win and a direct entry into the final of the IPL 2018, CSK nearly made a mess of the seemingly easy run chase, before winning by two wickets and five balls to spare.

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  • 'American Idol' Final Two Maddie Poppe and Caleb Hutchinson Talk Secret Romance
'American Idol' Final Two Maddie Poppe and Caleb Hutchinson Talk Secret Romance

The excitement was definitely in the air on Monday night's finale. "The two of them are a couple and they're competing for the title!" Taking to Twitter , Caleb wrote: 'MY GIRLFRIEND WON AMERICAN IDOL! Poppe's prize includes a recording contract with Hollywood Records.

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  • Texas mulls school safety days after mass shooting
Texas mulls school safety days after mass shooting

One of the proposals they'd like to address is what's commonly known as a "red flag law". "Administration looked into these claims and confirmed that these reports are untrue", it said on Saturday in a statement. "One of the shotgun shells was for my daughter", she said. Ann Perkins, 64, a substitute teacher, was one of the first victims of the...

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