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House Dems urge Trump to reconsider military transgender ban

In the defense secretary's official statement , Mattis said the department will "carry out the president's policy direction" and that the department will cre...


At least 2 bodies found in van swept away by flooding

A family of six reportedly died Sunday (Aug. 27) while trying to escape the floodwaters of Tropical Storm Harvey , according to television news station KHOU 1...


Seoul's Intelligence Agency Confirms Gender of Kim Jong-un's Eldest Child

Ri as well", Rodman, who invited to North Korea by the country's supreme leader, told the Guardian in 2013. U.S. basketball star Dennis Rodman , who has conduc...


Led forces launch air strikes to stop IS reaching east Syria: coalition

Ryan Dillon, spokesman for the anti-ISIS coalition , told the Agence France-Presse. His comments came hours after another USA official blasted the deal that ...


Expedia's Dara Khosrowshahi to replace Kalanick as Uber CEO

The dominos may be falling into place as the new Uber CEO, Dara Khosrowshahi , who probably hasn't had time to tack a nameplate on his new office door,...


President Trump Pushes Tax Reform In Missouri Speech

President Donald Trump is pushing for tax code that is simple, fair and easy to understand. "Businesses make billion-dollar decisions based on the tax code"...


Warning as levee breached near Houston

Mayor Sylvester Turner said the center already held more than 9,000 people, nearly twice the number had planned. With rescues continuing, that number seemed c...


Big Law Takes On the Trans Military Ban

The ACLU complaint calls the new policy a betrayal to existing service members who came out publicly to military personnel after a directive issued past year...


Override of IL school funding veto fails

I have prepared my Office to release an estimated $540 million in General State Aid owed to schools for the month of August as soon as the Governor signs the bi...


Hurricane Harvey rescues: California groups helping displaced animals

Head to our news partners at ABC13.com for other suggestions . Although people living on the coastal towns of southern Texas have seen the devastating effe...


Angela Merkel : German Chancellor calls for extension of European Union border controls

Four weeks before the September 24 election, an Emnid opinion poll on Sunday showed Merkel's conservatives would win 38 percent, or 15 points ahead of the cente...


Warning as chemical 'haze' descends on English beach goers

The statement indicated that as a result of being close to "haze" affected about 50 people - they have watery eyes and itchy throat. Police, Coastguards and F...


No, We're Definitely Not Paying For Your Border Wall

The Mexican Foreign Ministry reiterated that it would not pay for the wall - but offered "all the help that can be provided" for victims of Tropical Storm Harv...


IS submits to ceasefires in Syria-Lebanon border fight

The victory has been bittersweet, however, as an army statement confirmed that eight bodies found near the town of Arsal had been identified as the missing serv...


Hillary Clinton to visit Buffalo in September

Some people were so excited , they actually booked rooms in the same resort just to get a chance to meet the former Secretary of state and former president. Wis...


Prime Minister Narendra Modi Congratulates Manohar Parrikar On Poll Victory

The counting of votes for by-election in remaining three Assembly constituencies, one each in Goa, Delhi and Andhra Pradesh is still on. Two Assembly seats of...


West Bromwich Albion 1-1 Stoke City

Prior to Rodriguez's goal there had been only one shot on target - a dipping, deflected Kurt Zouma shot that Foster was able to tip over the crossbar. All I w...


Iraqi forces take city of Tel Afar from IS

The offensive started a week ago. Iraqi forces advance through Tal Afar's Al-Wahda district during an operation to retake the city from Islamic State mi...


Kushner leads U.S. delegation for peace talks in Middle East

Israel's Haaretz reported that Israeli police detained the driver and opened an investigation to the incident, however, the victim's family is doubtful wheth...


Trump considers terminating NAFTA, reaffirms building of southern border wall

Canada and Mexico were being "very difficult" over the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement, or Nafta , the president wrote, threatening...


Sebastian Gorka Is Out as Trump Aide

A former Trump staffer told Bloomberg News that the Oval Office was like the "Hunger Games" prior to Mr Kelly, a former Marine, coming to the White House, w...


TTV Dhinakaran 'ousts' CM Edappadi Palaniswami from key AIADMK post

To this, Palaniswami said at a government function at Ariyalur on August 23, where he shared the dais with Panneerselvam, that unity was the need of the hour to...


Liberal Democrats challenge Labour to back them in single market vote

Labour has been accused of betraying thousands of its Leave-voting supporters after the party announced a dramatic policy shift on Brexit, arguing that freedom...


Local volunteers to help with Hurricane Harvey aftermath

The team of 70 members, which deployed Saturday night from Sherman Oaks, is made up of mostly LAFD firefighters and includes a civilian canine handler, said LAF...


Police searching for suspect connected to August 12 assault in Charlottesville

Daniel Borden , 18, was arrested Friday and charged with the malicious wounding of 20-year-old Harris. In a video taken August 12 by a legal observer for the ...


Trump signs Memo banning Military from Recruiting Transgender People

This study was commissioned by the Obama administration, which lifted the ban on transgender military service in 2016, and it presents facts in a way that...


Economic adviser knocks Trump's response to Charlottesville

Often, they find a compelling reason to stay. Trump himself has also signaled that Cohn is a top contender to become the next Federal Reserve chairman shou...


One policemen killed in Pulwana encounter, residents evacuation under progress

The so-called Jaish-e-Mohammad militant group, which is based in Pakistan , has reportedly claimed responsibility for the deadly assault. Nine security perso...


'Sanity will prevail': expert says as Trump ramps up NAFTA pressure

I don't think we can make a deal because we have been so badly taken advantage of. Whether we like it or not, Trump's NAFTA bluster matters, and it's going...


Trump blames media for condemnation of comments on Virginia

White supremacists were in Charlottesville to protest the planned removal of a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. Trump opened his political rally ...


Trump Pardons Joe Arpaio, Ex-Sheriff Convicted Over Immigration Crackdown

This would have involved an FBI background investigation on Arpaio and could have taken months or even years. "It is obscene for the president to pardon someo...


Man shot after attacking Brussels troops

However, the name and motive of the man who attacked the soldiers today - if known - have not yet been released. Earlier reports suggested the 30-year-old B...


'Disgruntled employee' kills one in Charleston restaurant

SWAT team cops could be seen training their automatic rifles on Virginia's restaurant on King Street, one of the city's busiest thoroughfares. Whiddon leaves ...


Zinke recommends reducing Bears Ears, Grand Staircase-Escalante

The Western Values Project, Center for Western Priorities , Backcountry Hunters and Anglers, The Wilderness Society , Center for American Progress and other o...


Yingluck pulls vanishing act on crunch court date

Supporters of Ms Yingluck consider the arrest warrant as a form of harassment that has turned the former prime minister into a fugitive, Mr Sunai said. After th...


Casualties Feared After Attack on Shia Mosque in Kabul

The Islamic State group's affiliate in Afghanistan has claimed responsibility for an attack that is underway on a Shiite mosque in Kabul . More than 10 a...


Trump administration imposes sweeping sanctions on Venezuela

The U.S. government recently slapped additional sanctions on Venezuela due to the creation of the legislative superbody, known as the constituent assembly, wh...


White House calls Trump's relationship with Republican lawmakers 'fine'

One reporter asked Sanders why the president would threaten to shut down the government over wall funding considering Trump's campaign promise that Mexico woul...


Linda Kinstler: Mattis's mission to reassure Ukraine

Mattis said he would not like to elaborate further because he owes President Donald Trump more "confidentiality on that". According to him, Ukraine is ready t...


US Sanctions Target Chinese, Russians Over North Korea

A 2015 document from quarantine and inspection authorities in Korla, a city in western China's Xinjiang province, showed Zhicheng was a recipient of North Korea...