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Sep 21 2017

Witnesses yell 'he can't hear you' as cops shoot deaf man

Police initially said Sanchez was carrying a stick, but Mathews described it Wednesday as a metal pipe. One officer fired a Taser and the other shot the suspect with a f...

Sep 21 2017

Heavy rains hit India's Mumbai, affecting rail and air traffic

Dozens of flights were diverted from Mumbai after a SpiceJet plane overshot the runway and became stuck in mud as heavy rain lashed India's financial capital yester...

Sep 21 2017

US Sets Up First Permanent Base In Israel

Gen. Zvika Haimovich, commander of the IAF's Aerial Defense Division. The U.S. military's European Command (EUCOM) will run the base. The American military on Tuesday...

Sep 21 2017

Dozens of states sign nuke weapons ban treaty at UN

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres opened the event in NY while hailing the agreement as a milestone and the first multilateral pact on disarmament in more than two de...

Sep 21 2017

Kenya's Top Judge Hits Back At 'Threats' Over Election Re-Run

He says the previous two elections were also stolen from him. Justice Philomena Mwilu was one of three justices to explain why she voted in favor of the petition, filed...

Sep 20 2017

Sterling fluctuates on talk that Boris Johnson may quit

She will be giving a high-profile Brexit speech on Friday in the Italian city of Florence, described as an attempt to break the deadlock in the withdrawal negotiations,...

Sep 20 2017

Egypt's Sisi urges Palestinians to unite, co-exist with Israelis

Wagner Fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy think tank - said of the event, which took place on the sidelines of the 72nd UN General Assembly session. ...

Sep 20 2017

Violence erupts at Georgia Tech after police kill student

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says three suicide notes were also found in Schultz's dorm room. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation, which has opened a probe into...

Sep 20 2017

Donald Trump Urges Latin American Leaders to Challenge Venezuela Dictator Nicolás Maduro

He called Trump's first speech at the United Nations "sad for the world", saying he "talked as a general of the army, to invade other countries". Despite the calls from...

Sep 20 2017

Syrian army sends more troops across Euphrates, near US-backed forces

After the regime forces crossed the Euphrates River to the east, SDF field commander and head of the Deir Ezzor Military Council, Ahmed Abu Kholed, warned that they we...

Sep 20 2017

Death toll rises to 50 in due to Hurricane Irma devastation

Gulf Power has restored power to the 13,000 customers affected by the storm. The emergency action follows the death of eight residents of the Rehabilitation Center a...

Sep 20 2017

Kurdish referendum to breed 'new crises', Erdogan warns

Baghdad opposes the Kurdish attempt to establish an independent state. During a Tuesday speech in Ankara , Canikli described the planned referendum as a major risk f...

Sep 20 2017

Mattis hints at military options on North Korea but offers no details

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Sunday the U.N. Security Council had run out of options on containing North Korea's nuclear program and that t...

Sep 20 2017

DoorDash celebrating National Cheeseburger Day with free Shake Shack

Together with Shake Shack , we are launching #ShackWeek starting tomorrow, 9/12 through Monday, 9/18 - aka, a week of free Shake Shack delivery for orders over $12...

Sep 20 2017

All Shook Up: Illinois Quake Rattles Southern Indiana

The scope of the damage or possible casualties was not immediately clear. The U.S. Geographical Survey is reporting that a magnitude 3.8 quake hit near Albion, Illinois...

Sep 20 2017

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

After decades in which America has led the drive toward a global rules-based order, Trump indicated his foreign policy would define the national interest more narrowly. T...

Sep 20 2017

United States ambassador: North Korea will be 'destroyed'

Asked about President Donald Trump's warning last month that the North Korean threat to the United States will be met with "fire and fury", Haley said, "It was not an e...

Sep 20 2017

WWI German submarine found in North Sea with 23 bodies inside

He said the wreck - a UB-II type torpedo armed boat - was 27 metres (yards) long with the rear end partly detached. Researchers have discovered 10 similar wrecks in...

Sep 20 2017

Merkel Tells German Carmakers to Regain Trust

In addition, in relation to Brexit, the German Chancellor has been hugely supportive of Ireland's unique concerns, recognising that Ireland is likely to be worst affected...

Sep 20 2017

Trump Says He May Hold July Fourth Military Parade in Washington

The president added that the spectacle of Bastille Day was directly responsible for his desire to bring such a parade to the U.S. Trump floated the idea to reporters du...