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United States embassy in Russian Federation to scale back visa services amid tensions

Russian citizens are required to have an interview as part of their application process for all visas . Visas will begin to be issued again as of September 1, but only in Moscow . The visa cuts are the latest in a tit-for-tat diplomatic row t...

Northwestern prof, Oxford worker to stay jailed before trial

The suspects handed themselves in separately eight days later in California, after being subjects of a nationwide manhunt , during which they had travelled across the country in a rental vehicle, police said. Cornell-Duranleau, a native of Corunna...

Iraq launches offensive to retake Tal Afar

Hours before Abadi's announcement, the Iraqi air force droped leaflets over the city, telling the population to take precautions. "[We] advanced three kilometres from the southern direction toward Tal Afar and gained control on four hills that over...

Family Member Charged With Killing 3 Girls Under The Age Of 10

Maryland police have arrested a man who they believe is behind the brutal murders of three girls, ranging in ages from five to 10. "Detectives are working to establish a motive in this case", a police spokesman said. Ariana and Ajayah were sisters ...

Utkal Express derailment; Railways suspends four, sends three top officials on leave

The Railways on Sunday night sent on leave its three top officials, including a secretary-level Railway Board official, suspended four officers and transferred one. "Commissioner Safety will ascertain what type of maintenance work was being carried...

State unemployment lower, oilfield jobs continue decline

The education and health services sectors posted the largest decline, dropping 14,500 jobs. That's the percentage of people 16 years and older with jobs or looking for work. The leisure and hospitality sector added 7,100 jobs from July to July. ...

Donald Trump responds to Barcelona attack with reviving 'Internet rumor'

A dubious tweet in which the husband of Melania Trump refers to an urban legend of the American occupation of the Philippines that General John Pershing had executed 49 Filipino Muslim prisoners in 1908 with an unclean animal according to the The...

Erdogan calls on Turks in Germany to reject main parties - Standard

Bagheri arrived on Tuesday in Ankara for talks with Turkey's leadership reportedly aimed at narrowing differences on the Syria crisis and coordinating policy on Iraq. "No one who treats Germans in this way can seriously expect us to carry on with o...

Western Mass. Residents To Counter-Protest Boston 'Free Speech' Rally

Officials are anxious the protest will attract white nationalists in the wake of the deadly demonstrations by white nationalists and counterprotestors in Charlottesville, Virginia , last weekend. Boston Free Speech posted a flier on Facebook ...

Xbox One X leak reveals limited 'Project Scorpio Edition' console

This isn't the first time Microsoft has released a special edition on launch day, either. The Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition will come with "Project Scorpio" printed in the a flagship Xbox green across the front of the console, and down the...

'Saaho': Shraddha Kapoor confirms her participation alongside Prabhas and Neil Nitin Mukhesh

Rumors of Anushka Shetty starring in the film were abuzz but the producers confirmed the news a few days ago and said , "Shraddha is absolutely the flawless choice for the role". " Saaho is a larger-than-life film and, post Baahubali , the ent...

Jayalalithaa's death to be probed by commission headed by retired judge

Jayalalithaa , which the rebel camps claim was suspicious. "An inquiry commission headed by retired high court judge will be set up to look into the death of "Idhaya Deivam" (God of heart) Amma", the chief minister added. The name of the judge will...

Amber Heard Absolutely Slam Dunked Barnaby Joyce Over Citizenship Shitstorm

I suppose it's a bit like us claiming New Zealand's talent - Russell Crow, Neil and Tim Finn and many more - as our own, except the Kiwis aren't fussy and automatically give descendants of their people citizenship . The best thing about taking bir...

91 killed, 9.6 million people affected by floods in eastern India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's during his visit to Assam on August 1 announced Rs. 100 Crore for in depth study of the river Brahmaputra and its tributaries to find out permanent solution to the perennial flood problem in the State. The ASDMA sai...

Tropical disturbances line up as the peak of hurricane season begins

A satellite image from August 16, 2017, of Hurricane Gert in the Atlantic Ocean on August 15, 2017. The expected depression, located 365 east of Barbados, immediately triggered tropical storm warnings across the Windward Islands covering Martin...

Trump a threat to Iran nuclear deal, warns Rouhani

However, the U.S. president has also asserted that Tehran was not living up to the spirit of the agreement in light of its continued destabilizing activities in the region as well as ballistic missile launches that officials in Israel and the U.S...

Unaware of reports of PLA soldiers entering Ladakh's Pangong lake: China

Indian troops on Tuesday allegedly foiled an attempt by the Chinese soldiers to enter Ladakh from the north bank of the Pyangong lake, unidentified officials told PTI. Chinese troops had managed to enter upto Finger Four area in the region from whe...

Police find no trace of missing woman on sunken sub

Authorities believe that Madsen deliberately sank the vessel on Friday. The vessel was recovered Saturday in 23 feet of water at Koge Bay - but Wall was not aboard. What is likely the last picture taken of Wall, showed the freelance journalist, smi...

Central Intelligence Agency head expects more Nth Korea missile tests

Dunford attempted to reassure Americans, as well as Japanese and South Koreans, that the USA military has the "capability to defend them against a limited attack that North Korea is capable of delivering today". In an interview with the Russia-1 TV c...

U.S. seeks 'effective' ties with China's military

Vincent Brooks, commander of U.S. Forces Korea, said Monday during a press conference at command headquarters alongside Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mr Moon told the visiting top U.S. military official that there must be a diplomatic so...

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Inspectors' visit to suspected Syria gas attack site delayed

President Donald J. Trump announced the combined strikes were in retaliation for the regime of Syrian leader Bashar Assad using chemical weapons April 7 against civilians in Doum...

Michael Cohen withdraws lawsuits against BuzzFeed, Fusion GPS

Cohen's lawyer, David Schwartz , said in a statement that the suits were withdrawn because Cohen no longer has time for them, report the Wall Street Journal , Politico an...

Mueller team says it has not gone rogue

Bloomberg reports that Rosenstein met with the president last week and that's when the Deputy AG gave the president the assurance according to people familiar with the matter. The...

Just when you thought Sean Hannity couldn't sink any lower …

Cohen should be asked to reveal the name or can permissibly do so", the letter said. Maddow explained the that the Steele dossier allegations are "just" allegations, but noted wh...

Barbara Bush remembered as friendly, approachable by Bush library visitors

Bush's daughter, Doro, had a couple of friends in common. "We just came to pay our respects to Mrs". Bush died Tuesday evening according to a statement made by the office of Geo...

Former First Lady Barbara Bush To Be Laid To Rest Saturday

Laura, Barbara, Jenna, and I are sad, but our souls are settled because we know hers was. "Especially now - we should remember her by working to return those values to our public l...

Diamonds from space may be from 'lost planet'

The meteorites were formed after an asteroid slammed into Earth's atmosphere - making it technically a meteor - exploding 23 miles (37 kilometers) above the Nubian Desert in Suda...

Gold medalist sues USA Gymnastics, Michigan State

Two-time Olympic medal winning gymnast McKayla Maroney says she has questioned whether she paid too high of a price for her success . Maroney pointed to personnel overhauls at...

Local Congressional Leaders on Syria Airstrikes

The Russian military, meanwhile, claims to have struck down a majority of the missiles . The tripartite military action from the United States, France and Britain was created to...

Indo-Nordic summit: India, Sweden to strengthen defence and security cooperation

We will engage with them in a similar manner, and examine how they can help our missions like Make in India , Skill India, Startup India and Smart Cities programmes. The partnersh...

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Younkers stores could shutter across Iowa as part of bankruptcy

Younkers stores could shutter across Iowa as part of bankruptcy

Bon-Ton has 700 employees at its corporate offices in downtown Milwaukee. Liquidators are companies that sell off all of retailers assets and then close the stores. The group signe...

ZTE suspends trading after being blacklisted by the United Kingdom and US

ZTE suspends trading after being blacklisted by the United Kingdom and US

Bush, on President Trump's decision to block Broadcom's takeover of Qualcomm , the president's push for a wall along the border with Mexico and the president's upcoming meeting wi...

Vice President Mike Pence makes quick visit to Colorado Springs

Vice President Mike Pence makes quick visit to Colorado Springs

Syria came under attack one week after a suspected chemical weapons attack hit the Syrian town of Douma near Damascus. With reporters' cameras and tape recorders rolling, Trudeau...

Colorado Senator Releases Statement On Marijuana Policy

Colorado Senator Releases Statement On Marijuana Policy

Gardner reacted by blocking nominees for DOJ positions, he said. This story is developing and will be updated . Sessions on January 4 rescinded a policy begun under Democrati...

France Mulls Military Action Against Syria For Gas Attacks

France Mulls Military Action Against Syria For Gas Attacks

That meant airstrikes, possibly in tandem with France and other allies that have expressed outrage at the alleged Syrian chemical attack, could be launched within hours of a presid...