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Gulf Tensions Increase as Iran Seizes a 3rd Ship

Stenna Imperio Captured last month   Iran has seized another foreign tanker in the Gulf, state media reports claim. Iranian forces seized the Iraqi ship for "smuggling...

UK: 60 Guns Found Hidden in Car at Dover

    BBC- A man from Dublin has been charged with illegally importing firearms after 60 weapons were found in a car arriving in Dover from...

2nd Time Lucky for French Hoverboard Channel Crossing

Franky Zapata on his flyboard BBC- Second time lucky. French inventor Franky Zapata has made the first-ever successful Channel crossing on a jet-powered flyboard. Mr Zapata,...

Wildfires Ravage Arctic from Canada to Russia

BBC- Wildfires are ravaging parts of the Arctic, with areas of Siberia, Alaska, Greenland and Canada engulfed in flames and smoke. Satellite images show...

5 Tons of Cocaine Seized in Largest Ever German Bust

5 Tons of Cocaine Seized   (CNN)- German authorities say they have seized nearly 5 tons of cocaine worth over $1 billion, the largest cocaine seizure...

Help Wanted: Pub Staff, Must Love Small Island Living

A tiny island that has "everything and nothing" needs new staff to work in a pub that never closes its doors. The successful applicants will...

UK: Race Against Time to Repair Dam Before Disaster

The British military is working around the clock to repair a dam in northern England before it collapses. A damaged reservoir in northern England is...

US-Russia: Arms Control Pact Official Dead, Fear New Nuke Race

Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev signed the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty in 1987, but the US walked away from the deal on Friday   Daily Mail- A...

25,000 Syrian Refugees Marooned in ‘Triangle of Death’

(CNN)- Shukri Shehab and his wife have not slept in two nights. Their three-week-old granddaughter will not stop crying. She needs simple medicine for...

Bin Laden’s Son and Heir Killed in Action Last Year?

By Julian E. Barnes, Adam Goldman     WASHINGTON — Osama bin Laden’s son Hamza bin Laden, who was viewed as an eventual heir to the leadership...

UK Gambling Group Fined $7.3m for Money Laundering, Problem Gamblers

UK's Ladbrokes Coral Group has been fined US$7.3 million for "systemic failings" in protecting problem gamblers and stopping money laundering. An investigation from the Gambling...

Two Hurricanes Heading Towards Hawaii

  (CNN)- Two hurricanes, one of them a Category 3, are moving toward the Hawaiian islands -- one heading straight for the island chain and...

US: Sanders, Warren Command Democrats TV Debate

Guardian- Bonnie and Clyde. Mulder and Scully. Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. On Tuesday night it was Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders who, defying...

NATO, Govt. Forces Killing More Afghan Civilans than Taliban

According to the BBC pro-government forces, including Nato allies, killed more civilians in Afghanistan in the first half of 2019 than insurgents did, UN...

Russia, Turkey Acting Together in Syria Attacks

  Chief of the Main Operational Directorate of the Russian General Staff of the Russian armed forces, Sergei Rudskoi stated on Monday that Turkey and...

Hacker Caught: 100m Capital One Credit Applications Exposed

An alleged hacker has been charged in connection with a breach at Capital One bank that exposed information from more than 100 million credit...

UN Wants 2021 to be the Year Child Labor Ends

The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has unanimously adopted a resolution declaring 2021 as the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour, and...

16-Year-Old Boy Wins $3m in Video Game World Cup Event

Fortnite winner Kyle 'Bugha' Giersdorf   Guardian: New York- A US teenager who goes by the name Bugha – real name Kyle Giersdorf – became the...

UK: No to Exchange of Ships with Iran

Britain has rejected a possible exchange of oil tankers with Iran, a decision likely to make it more difficult for London to muster EU...

Gunman Kills 3, Injures 15 at California Garlic Festival

BBC- Three people have been killed and 15 injured after a gunman attacked a food festival in Gilroy, California near San Jose. The gunman was...

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