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Eruption at Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano sends ash 30000 feet into air

In the village of Volcano, barely three miles from the summit, lifelong resident Lance Benevides went through the familiar protocol to cope with an eruption, in...


Modi, Putin to hold free-wheeling discussions at 21 May summit

India is not going to allow in any manner its defence programe to be dictated by any other country, the government said here on Thursday when all eyes are on Pr...


United Nations rights chief backs investigation into Israeli killings in Gaza

Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon issued a stern rebuke of Kuwait on Friday after the oil-rich Arab nation circulated a draft resolution calling for an worldwide...


Here's another 'Yanny/Laurel'-style audio clip to wreck your head

While the Obama White House released light videos , the Trump presidency has heralded a more polarized era, and so the attempt at a light viral video by the ...


Journalists Admit Trump Called MS-13 'Animals,' Still Declare Label Racist

In a nationally televised speech, Trump pointed to the pair of grieving parents to condemn the actions of the MS-13 members charged with killing the teens, prom...


EU Unites on Iran With Moves to Counter Sanctions

Following the lifting of sanctions imposed on Iran in 2016 caused by the implementation of Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), many European companies f...


Malema slams African governments for attending Jerusalem embassy opening

Putin and Erdogan also discussed the Syrian settlement and Russian-Turkish cooperation in the energy sector. Monday's protests in Gaza had coincided with Is...


Trump tells North Korea that denuclearization will preserve its security

In an apparent attempt to get a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un back on track, US President Donald Trump distanced himself from his national secur...


Trump lists reimbursement to Michael Cohen; ethics office says disclosure was required

The paperwork filed to the Office of Government Ethics on Tuesday comes after weeks of conflicting accounts from Mr Trump and his lawyers about what stage he be...


Russian Federation defends right to build Crimean Bridge

The construction of the bridge started in 2015 following the incorporation of Crimea in 2014 and consequent deterioration of relations between Moscow and Kiev. ...


Officer hailed for confronting gunman at high school

He is in hospital receiving treatment for non-life-threatening injuries. Lee County Sheriff John Simonton praised the officer for his efforts, and said traini...


EU's Donald Tusk takes aim at Donald Trump over Iran, steel sanctions

We realize that if you need a helping hand, you will find one at the end of your arm'. The threat posed by Donald Trump's administration has been likened to...


After US, Guatemala opens its embassy in Jerusalem

Guatemala has opened its embassy in Jerusalem, following in the footsteps of the United States, which inaugurated its embassy in the city two days prior, in a m...


Mark Zuckerberg resisting British lawmakers' call to testify despite summons threat

Data researcher Christopher Wylie will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee this morning for a hearing on data privacy. The company has investigated...


First lady 'doing really well' after kidney procedure

But with Melanie's spokesperson confirming the first lady was recovering well after having surgery to treat a benign kidney condition at Walter Reed National Mi...


The Right Stuff Author Tom Wolfe Dies at 88

Wolfe, who has lived in New York since joining The New York Herald Tribune in 1962, helped create the enormously influential hybrid known as New Journali...


Soros Foundation to leave Hungary

The group based its decision on the fact that Budapest "prepares to impose further restrictions on nongovernmental organizations through what it has branded i...


Iraq rivals jostle for power after Sadr's shock win

Explaining the factors behind Sadr's victory, the Reformist daily noted, "Muqtada al-Sadr, who has lately shifted his policies and turned to Riyadh, took advant...


Judge rules Mueller has authority to prosecute former Trump campaign chairman Manafort

The charges against him in the Washington case include conspiring to launder money, conspiring to defraud the United States and failing to register as a forei...


Oil boosted by Iran fears, remains below multi-year highs

He also downplayed the impact of oil supplies from renewed USA sanctions on Iran: "Don't worry about supply", he said , adding that this was not the first time...