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International Monetary Fund cuts global growth forecasts

It is the first time the fund has cut its forecast in more than two years. The IMF pointed out that a full-blown trade war between the world's largest and...


Turkey Claims Saudis Killed, Chopped Up Journalist — NY Times

Turkish authorities are set to search the site after announcing that Saudi Arabia had declared itself "open to co-operation" in the investigation, but no date...


Ronaldinho endorses far-right Brazilian presidential candidate

Long before Sunday's election that saw Jair Bolsonaro get 46 percent the vote in the first round of the presidential race, many observers flirted with the ide...


Jamal Khashoggi: Saudi Arabia lets Turkey search consulate

The Post said "a person close to the investigation" shared the image with them, without elaborating. Saudi Arabia said the allegations were baseless . Sh...


Nikki Haley, Pro-Israel Voice At UN, Resigns Abruptly

Trump said he will name a replacement for Haley in the next two or three weeks. President Donald Trump told reporters gathered in the Oval Office that Ha...


Fox hires ex-Trump aide Hope Hicks

She also enjoyed close friendships with other officials such as White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders and the president's daughter, Ivanka Trump. A...


Bellingcat investigators say second Skripal poisoning suspect identified

Amy Kellogg has the story. A military doctor employed by Russia's GRU intelligence agency was one of the two suspects accused of carrying out the Salisbury ...


China Says US Actions Hurting Relationship

Now it seems Kim is keen to organise more diplomatic initiatives, after meeting US President Donald Trump in June earlier this year. "Timing won't be too ...


Haiti quake toll rises to 15 - gov't

President Jovenel Moïse urged the people to remain calm noting that " risk management system and the regional civil Protection directorates " have been activate...


Susan Collins will vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court

Now that Senate passed its cloture motion, the final vote on confirmation will sometime on Saturday. At times, the two groups of protesters, both for and agai...


Hurricane Michael prompts Alabama to declare state of emergency

Storm surge of up to 11 feet is predicted for some stretches of the Florida coast, and up to 12 inches of rain will fall in some isolated areas, says the cen...


Chill in the air as Pompeo meets Chinese counterparts in Beijing

In response, Pompeo said the two countries have a "fundamental disagreement". Departing from Seoul, . he arrived in Beijing on Monday afternoon. "Brilliantl...


McConnell now open to Supreme Court nomination in presidential election year

Taking direct aim at Democrats, Kavanaugh asserted that the sexual abuse allegations of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford were an act of revenge on behalf of Bill a...


Who is Brett Kavanaugh, US Supreme Court's new judge

The months-long battle over the nomination of Mr Kavanaugh, who has weathered accusations of sexual assault, has roiled Americans' passions - and placed Preside...


Jason Van Dyke guilty of lesser murder charge in Laquan McDonald shooting

Jason Van Dyke was found guilty of second-degree murder today, but in an overwhelming number of cases in America, if a cop shoots someone because he's angry...


Saraki assures Atiku of his Support

Like Mr Jonathan, other Nigerians have also been reacting to Mr Abubakar's emergence as the PDP candidate. Atiku beat 11 other contestants after polling 1, ...


Collins announces support for Kavanaugh, making chances of confirmation almost certain

She also said that while she believed Christine Blasey Ford was a victim of trauma, she cast doubt on Ford's story. The makeup of the committee has been parti...


Forecasters: Caribbean storm could become hurricane

The storm as of 10 a.m. Sunday remained off the coast of Belize, according to the National Hurricane Center . A tropical storm warning is in effect for the C...


US Senate heads to final vote on Kavanaugh nomination

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, speaks to members of the media Friday after a vote to advance Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court on Capitol Hill...


Sen. Jeff Flake to Vote in Favor of Kavanaugh Confirmation

Flake's "yes" vote - combined with his comments Thursday that the FBI's supplemental investigation had been thorough and provided no corroborating evidence of t...