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Curfew imposed in Kirkuk before Kurdish independence vote

Friction between the Kurdish autonomous region and Baghdad has simmered for years. "We are committed to the integrity of Iraq. The UN representative in Iraq als...


Mattis hints at secret 'kinetic' military options for North Korea

Security Council had run out of options on containing North Korea's nuclear program and that the United States might have to turn the matter over to the Pentago...


Hurricane Jose: Latest GFS, European Models as of September 18

Maria is following the same path as Irma . Meanwhile, a hurricane watch was issued for the US Virgin Islands as Maria became a hurricane Sunday even...


Celebrate National Cheeseburger Day with a 'free' cheeseburger from McDonald's

Burger 21's locations in Carrollwood and New Tampa are offering buy-one, get-one free cheesy burgers all day. However, the deal is only for the first 100,000...


WWI submarine wreck containing 23 bodies found in Belgian waters

Western Flanders Governor Carl Decaluwe called the discovery "very unique" and said "it's quite unbelievable that we found something like this". The UB II-ty...


3 members of Congress arrested at Trump Tower protest

Four Latino Democratic politicians were arrested outside Trump Tower in NY on Tuesday while protesting the president's actions on immigration and calling for ...


Trump has military options for North Korea

Mr Kim has vowed to complete his nation's nuclear programme . Trump's United Nations ambassador, Nikki Haley , said Sunday on CNN's State of the Union that...


Huntsman says Russian Federation meddled in 2016 race

Huntsman did not face many tough questions during his hearing Tuesday-at one point, Sen. It's the first step in what is expected to be a slam dunk confirmation....


Yogi Adityanath and his deputies take oath as Members of Legislative Council

On law and order situation, the chief minister said authorities had successfully cracked down on "jungle raj" in the state and congratulated his ministers on th...


Woman demands removal of decorative cotton item at Hobby Lobby

Some of the commenters said that they or their families also picked cotton, but are not African American. Rider says, "there is nothing decorative about raw c...


Netanyahu holds first official meeting with Egypt's al-Sissi

The statement said: " The meeting witnessed the discussion of ways to revive the peace process and the establishment of a Palestinian state, with the necessary...


Zapad War Game 'Larger Than Russia Told Us,' Says Top NATO General

Earlier, the news site 66.ru reported that two spectators had been hospitalized with serious injuries. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation officials say they a...


Trump and Latin American leaders to discuss pressure on Venezuela

Trump thanked the Latin American leaders for providing "vital support to the Venezuelan people". Differences over ethanol trade, open-skies aviation and illeg...


States To Investigate Pharmaceutical Companies Over Opioids

The states also sent "information demand letters" to three opioid distributers: AmerisourceBergen, Cardinal Health, and McKesson. Healey's office is working w...


One percent of Manatee County waiting for power

Even if customers paid $1,000/kWh, Aaronson said , "I still can not guarantee that there are not going to be outages". An FPL executive called the suit "friv...


PM should stop 'embarrassing' Pakistan with his statements: Ex-minister

Extraordinary security arrangements have been put in place in around the UN Headquarters in NY ahead of the high-level session in which US President Donald Trum...


US will 'totally destroy North Korea' if pushed, Trump says

North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un - or, as he called him "Rocket Man" - is "on a suicide mission for himself and his regime", he said . As North Korea keeps...


SPD voters hopeful despite new low in German election polls

However, the enthusiasm for the party's new leader, former head of the European Parliament Martin Schulz, proved temporary, and the SPD is unlikely to do much b...


Donald Trump took a bashing at the Emmys last night

The stunning stars handed over the Outstanding Supporting Actor award to Alexander Skarsgård for his part in Big Little Lies . Fonda spoke of the conditions ...


Rising river threatens Florida residents in Irma's wake

On one hand, we need lots of people to get this place cleaned up and running again. on the other hand, I can't imagine what it's going to be like with thousands...