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Japan's new Emperor Naruhito ascends throne as Reiwa era begins

Crown Prince Fumihito, 53, the younger brother of Emperor Naruhito , was on the emperor's right side in a black suit, while his wife Crown Princess Kiko, 52, a...


Trump proposes an application fee for asylum-seekers

But immigrant advocates say the Trump administration's efforts to restrict asylum protections harms people legitimately seeking refuge from violence and persecu...


France says Islamic State Baghdadi video should be treated with caution

The leader of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, appeared in new video published by the Islamist terror group on Monday. The 18-minute video r...


United Nations declares Jaish chief Masood Azhar as 'global terrorist'

Pakistan on Wednesday said it would "immediately enforce the sanctions" imposed by the United Nations on JeM chief Masood Azhar and agreed to his listing...


Barr: President Trump Was Falsely Accused of Something He Didn't Do

Barr also said that while Mueller's team did not come to a conclusion on whether Trump obstructed justice, he had consulted with Deputy Attorney General Rod Ro...


Minneapolis Officer Convicted of Murder in Fatal Shooting

Jurors took less than a day to reach a verdict in the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed the unarmed Australian woman. Prosecu...


Shots reported at University of North Carolina in Charlotte

There is no motive being made public to the attack yet. The campus was reportedly about to host a concert at the school's football stadium at the time of the ...


Barr's testimony to House on Mueller in doubt amid dispute

Under the Democrats' plan, committee counsel would be able to fill in gaps or dig deeper into areas of Barr's testimony. He said that each member having fiv...


Socialists lead Spain vote as far right gains

In May 2018 the PP was found guilty of having benefitted financially from the "Gurtel" corruption scandal. Right-wing parties have, for their part, lambasted ...


Sri Lanka bans burqas for 'public protection' after bomb attacks

President Maithripala Sirisena said the ban was meant to ensure national security, helping authorities to identify people. The new face-veil ban does not refe...


Trump meets with Japan's Abe on trade

President Donald Trump said on Friday it is possible that the United States and Japan could reach a new bilateral trade deal by the time he visits Tokyo in...


Children killed during Sri Lanka gunbattle between troops and Islamist militants

Almost 1,600 refugees from about 15 countries, mostly from Pakistan, are facing threats and have been attacked in Sri Lanka following the Easter Sunday bombings...


Broken Quebec dike forces hundreds of evacuations northwest of Montreal

The Canadian city of Montreal on Friday declared a state of emergency over the threat of flooding following a similar decision by the capital Ottawa. Earlier ...


Trump distills his take on Mueller report to ‘No C or O!’

Democrats aren't giving up on the Russian Federation collusion theory even though the report slammed the door on their narrative that the president and his camp...


NRA’s North Won’t Seek 2nd Term After LaPierre Alleges Extortion

Administration officials told CNN that the White House is conducting intense inter-agency talks to develop options for the President to pursue such a deal, bu...


Kim Jong Un leaves Vladivostok after summit with Putin

Mr Kim invited Mr Putin to North Korea at a convenient time and Mr Putin accepted, KCNA said . "We have absolutely no idea how those vehicles were delive...


May could face another leadership challenge

Ann Widdecombe says she's now been expelled from the Conservative party . "We should have a clear roadmap forward". Britain's exit from the European Union ha...


European Union slams Russian Federation citizenship move as new attack on Ukraine

Those granted Russian citizenship would have to swear allegiance to Russia. European Commission spokeswoman Maja Kocijancic said, "We expect Russian Federatio...


Shooting at Chabad Shul in California

The gunman was reported in the 16000 block of Chabad Way off Espola Road and Rancho Bernardo Road near Congregation Chabad and St. John of Damascus Orthodox. "D...


Rev. Franklin Graham has a fiery response to Pete Buttigieg about Christianity

Democratic presidential contender Pete Buttigieg said Republicans made a "deal with the devil" in working with President Donald Trump , and the only way to e...