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London's iconic Big Ben to fall silent for 4 years

Quieting Big Ben's mighty bongs will help preserve the hearing of workers involved in the project. From next week Big Ben will go quiet until 2021, only b...


The Powerball Jackpot Has Now Hit a Whopping $430 Million

This is the third time this year that the Powerball jackpot has exceeded $400 million. Tickets must be purchased by 10:00 p.m. ET to be eligible for this dr...


Narendra Modi speaks to Nitish Kumar over Bihar flood situation; assures support

Kishanganj district is the worst affected, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said, adding that he has spoken to the prime minister, the union home minister and the ...


Policeman stabbed to death by Daesh suspect in Istanbul

The assailant stabbed the officer at around 11 pm (2000 GMT) Sunday as he was being taken out of a patrol vehicle near a police station following his arrest, ac...


Japan's economy records the sixth consecutive quarter of growth

With households spending more in durable goods and leisure despite subdued wage growth, private consumption expanded by 0.9%, surpassing the forecast of 0.5% an...


Trump thinks he should have been even harder on North Korea

He said North Korea's escalating threats showed it was feeling the pressure from a successful USA strategy. The letter says Congress and the American people...


Marco Rubio: Is Senator Really in Death Threat Danger?

Federal authorities were unable to confirm if the threat was credible, but Rubio was guarded with security for a number of weeks, according to the Miami Herald...


Bay Area members of Congress denounce Trump's North Korea threats

It's this: North Korea and the United States have been successfully practicing mutually assured destruction against each other for more than half a century....


Bail denied for OH man who rammed auto into Charlottesville protesters

Fields, who attended his arraignment via closed-circuit video, apparently has no ties to Charlottesville . Around 1:45 p.m., 20-year-old James Alex Fields J...


Reporter feared dead after vanishing from sunken Danish submarine

The search for Wall continued on Monday in both Danish and Swedish waters, with Danish military aircraft joining search-and-rescue helicopters, ships and divers...


Trump and Acosta Have Testy Exchange at Memorandum Signing

Trump responded passively and as though the Virginia incident and its aftermath were ancient history, saying, "They've been condemned , they've been condemned"...


Alabama Republicans Hold Primary To Fill Jeff Sessions' Senate Seat

Monday, Sen. Luther Strange's (R-AL) campaign released audio of a robocall President Donald Trump recorded in support of Strange. Luther Strange waves to co...


China urges Trump to avoid 'trade war'

But observers said it was not clear how effective it would be in curbing the reclusive state's nuclear ambitions. Trump, as a presidential candidate, heavily ...


Fighters, refugees leave Lebanon enclave for Syria

The self-styled Islamic State terror group still holds an enclave straddling the border near the town of Arsal. About 300 rebels from the group as well as abo...


Trump aide considers Va. clash to be terrorism

In a series of tweets Duke questioned why the president , whom he usually supports, is attacking white Americans who put him "in the presidency". In respon...


Three dead following shooting at Great Lakes Dragaway near Union Grove

Three Illinois men were killed Sunday evening after shots were fired at "point blank" range during an event at Great Lakes Dragaway in Union Grove , authorit...


Merck CEO quits Trump council over Charlottesville

Merck, which known for its cancer immunotherapy drug Keytruda and its vaccines business, has not been among the pharmaceutical companies that have been called...


Bitcoin surges past $4000, sets more records

Consider that it was just two months when Bitcoin hit the $3,000 mark for the first time since it was introduced in 2009. Apparently, going through the '...


Kenya's benchmark stock index up 3 pct after election - traders

One of his deputies previously ruled out the option of going to court, recalling Odinga's unsuccessful legal challenge after he lost the 2013 election. Reports ...


Top US military official arrives South Korea amid North Korea tension

Talks on North Korea's nuclear program collapsed in 2009, and Kim has accelerated his efforts to obtain the ability to strike the us with a nuclear weapon. "I...