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Details of US Space Force, 6th military branch unveiled

The civilian space agency, NASA, discontinued the Space Shuttle program in 2011, leaving the Russian Soyuz as the only class of spaceships capable of delivering...


First round of USA tariffs on Chinese goods to hit $50B - USTR

An earlier round of tariffs that went into effect on July 6 applied to $34 billion in imports. The Trump administration says it will go ahead with imposi...


Police find remains of missing boy at new Mexico compound

Taos County Sheriff Jerry Hogrefe said unidentified remains of a "young boy" were found Monday (Aug. 6) at a remote compound in Northern New Mexico where fi...


Dramatic video shows plane nosedive before deadly crash in Southern California

Ella Pham and her boyfriend were walking across the lot Sunday when they saw the twin-engine Cessna plummet. The plane was running on 100 octane gas, which ...


5 things to know about new DG of DSS, Matthew Seiyefa

However, Idris was said to have turned down the request, saying he already has enough officers on ground manning the National Assembly. A statement by the NBA...


Brooklyn Nail Salon Workers Attack Woman With Broom

An activist who protested over the weekend claimed the liquid thrown was acetone, the primary ingredient in nail polish remover, and that the altercation began ...


Backed GOPer claims victory in special election for OH congressional seat

With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Ohio's 12th congressional district is too close to call. "I've worked in OH presidential and senate races for Repub...


GOP strategist: Trump will be anchor around Republicans' necks in 2020

Troy Balderson, who is running in Tuesday's special election for an open congressional seat against Democrat Danny O'Connor, the Franklin County recorder. "I am...


Chicago gun violence leaves 11 dead and 70 wounded after bloody weekend

Sunday, several gunmen opened fire on a group of people standing in the courtyard of a building, wounding eight people, police said . The victim's ages range...


Mendocino Complex Fire Grows To 2nd Largest In California History

The problem with that claim? "There's some challenges that firefighters are facing near the fire and in the area of the fire". THE FACTS: That's not what st...


Longtime Manafort deputy Rick Gates admits embezzlement

As a sober Gates recited his testimony, Manafort reacted about the way you'd expect. Gates, whose testimony in federal court in Alexandria, Virginia, was cont...


Israeli PM defends Jewish nation-state law after protest

One clause of the bill downgrades the Arabic language from official to "special" standing. Druze community members organized Saturday's march, held under the ...


Tourist plane crashes in Swiss Alps, 20 dead

The plane, which was on a flight between Locarno in southern Switzerland, to Dübendorf, a suburb of Zurich , was found about 2,540 meters (8,333 feet) above se...


Indonesian geological agency: Tsunami warning after 7.0 M natural disaster off Lombok island

Indonesia's disaster mitigation agency said the quake, which struck at a depth of 15km, prompted a tsunami warning . Najmul Akhyar, district chief of North ...


Trump says 'no problem' shutting government, dismaying GOP

Pesident Donald Trump is "begging" for Congress to "step up" and fix the nation's "broken" immigration system, and is less concerned about shutting down the...


Trump defends trade and tariff policies at Tampa rally

The president made the claim Tuesday evening at a rally in Tampa, Fla ., as he made a point about voting laws. "If you go out and you want to buy groceries, ...


Pompeo Renews Calls for the Return of American Pastor Imprisoned in Turkey

Brunson has ties to a Turkish preacher now living in exile in the USA whom Ankara accuses of fomenting the coup. The US has imposed sanctions on Turkey's ...


Crews battling deadly California wildfire slowed by returning winds

As of last week, the state has spent a quarter of its annual emergency budget on battling the fires. The current U.S. fire season has been exacerbated by exce...


Seven dead in Israeli air strike on militants near Golan: army

The incident took place on the southern Golan Heights, near the triangle of Syria, Jordan and Israel borders. On Monday, the pro-Assad coalition in Syria fi...


Mike Pompeo says North Korea weapons work inconsistent with Kim pledge

The White House confirmed Trump had received a new letter from Kim but did not reveal its content. Trump's Twitter post on Thursday thanked Kim for returning ...


Poll finds warmer feelings for America in Russian Federation after Putin-Trump summit

Manafort served as Trump's campaign chief from May to August 2016 and the president asked Wednesday: " why didn't government tell me that he was under investiga...


Trump calls Kochs a 'total joke' after break with GOP candidate

Trump, who makes frequent trips to Florida and his private Palm Beach Mar-a-Lago club, criticized Nelson's policies and claimed the only time he sees the sena...


PF wins most seats in Zimbabwe parliament - ZEC

Opposition MDC party supporters hold a voting placard up high during the clashes with police. "The opposition. have perhaps interpreted our understanding to b...


Australia, Japan join USA infrastructure push in Asia to counter China

Mike Pompeo said the United States would oppose any country that seeks to dominate the region. The new US initiatives and funding would be focused on digital ...


How the US Military Will Identify Remains From North Korea

It said that imagery collected by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency in recent weeks also pointed to "ongoing work on at least one Hwasong-15" at the...


Republican Strategist: Giuliani's Collusion Claims Are All For Show

Following the lead of his lawyers, President Donald Trump on Tuesday said collusion "is not a crime ". He said: "I have been sitting here looking in the ...


N Korea 'making missiles' despite U.S. thaw

The U.S. -led United Nations Command planned a formal repatriation ceremony Wednesday at Osan, where the remains have been examined and catalogued by DPAA. The ...


Ex-Trump aide Manafort goes on trial in Russian Federation probe

Zehnle said Manafort, earning millions as a political consultant helping officials in other parts of the world, relied on Gates and others - including a profess...


Tension in Zimbabwe as European Union observers raise red flag over poll credibility

It is the first ballot since Robert Mugabe was ousted after 37 years in power. The observers expressed concern about delays in releasing the results of the pr...


Trump's shutdown tweet catches GOP by surprise

Four years ago, the Houston Chronicle reported on long-running allegations of physical violence, excessive use of physical restraints and several deaths of c...


Trump’s belief you need an ID to buy groceries becomes a meme

The president's comments saw him branded out of touch on Twitter, with one user called Gayla writing: 'You need an ID to buy groceries? Photo IDs are requir...


Should Trump meet the mullahs?

Rouhani had warned the US that hostile policies could trigger the " mother of all wars ", after which Trump tweeted in all-caps: "NEVER, EVER THREATEN THE U...


Trump Celebrates GDP Surge: America is Winning Again

Trump has said he sees annual growth of 3 percent or more as sustainable. There hasn't been an increase like that in many, many years - decades. "A number that ...


Shark stolen from Texas aquarium by thieves with baby stroller

Salvaggio told San Antonio TV station KSAT that one of the men was knowledgeable about marine life and likely went to the aquarium specifically for that shark...


Supreme Court pick wins over holdout Republican, meets Democrat

Barrasso said that he was thoroughly impressed with Kavanaugh , and that the meeting was very productive. As one of the most libertarian-leaning Republican ...


States suing Trump administration, company over 3D guns

They're untraceable and there's no background check required. Had officials not gone to court to try to block downloads in the state, Shapiro said in a sta...


Former Trump campaign chief goes on trial for bank, tax fraud

Mueller has indicted a total of 32 people so far in connection with his probe into whether any members of Trump's election campaign colluded with Russian Federa...


Colombian Cartel Puts $70,000 Price On The Head Of Drug-Sniffing Dog

Colombian drug-sniffing dog " Sombra " works at El Dorado International airport in Bogota on Friday. In 2012, the gang reportedly offered $500 to those wh...


Donald Trump denies all, attacking Mueller and Cohen over Russia probe

Connolly said that an audio recording obtained by CNN , which offered a glimpse at the confidential discussions between Cohen and Trump about buying rights to ...


Flight MH370 was deliberately turned round before vanishing

The last communication from the plane was from the Captain Zaharie Ahmad Shah who signed off with "Good night, Malaysian three seven zero", as the plane left th...