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  • Trump rolls back parts of what he calls 'terrible' Obama Cuba policy

    June 16, 2017 8:31 PM 11

    MIAMI President Donald Trump on Friday ordered tighter restrictions on Americans traveling to Cuba and a clampdown on U.S. business dealings with the Caribbean island’s military, saying he was canceling former President Barack Obama's "terrible and misguided deal" with Havana. Laying out his new Cuba policy in a speech in Miami, Trump signed a presidential

  • Emmanuel Macron Rivals Trump's 'America First' With Plan To Make Europe Great Again

    June 16, 2017 1:26 PM 14

    But while Macron’s platform is avowedly liberal both economically and socially, his plans for European trade have a distinctly protectionist flavor. You might even say he wants to “make Europe great again” and “put Europe first.” Or something. More than a third of French voters backed the hard-right, Euroskeptic protectionism of Marine Le Pen in the recent

  • French election 2017: Why is France having another vote? What is the legislative election?

    June 16, 2017 11:11 AM 12

    Why is France having another election? Each of the 577 seats return an MP using two-round first-past-the-post system. If a candidate wins 50 per cent or more of the first round of voting, they are elected to the Assembly. This rarely happens, and so in most cases the top two candidates (and any other candidate who wins more than 12.5 per cent of the local

  • Russia claims IS leader Abu Bakr al Baghdadi killed in airstrike

    June 16, 2017 7:36 AM 13

    If confirmed, Abu Bakr al Baghdadi's death would mark a significant military achievement for Russia. Abu Bakr al Baghdadi was killed on 28 May along with other senior group commanders, according to the Russian defence ministry. The strike targeted an IS meeting in Raqqa as senior commanders gathered to discuss the group's withdrawal from the de facto

  • China nursery horror: At least seven killed and 59 injured after kindergarten explosion

    June 15, 2017 4:01 PM 10

    AT LEAST seven people were killed and 59 injured in an explosion outside a nursery school in China as parents queued to pick up their children. Images from the scene posted to social media show children and adults lying on the ground, some of them bleeding. One video showed an injured woman with scorched clothing staggering about, while others sat on the ground

  • Qatar buys F-15 fighter planes in billion-dollar US deal

    June 15, 2017 10:31 AM 12

    The sale was finalised at a meeting in Washington between US defence chief Jim Mattis and his Qatari counterpart. It comes days after US President Donald Trump accused Qatar - a major US ally - of funding terrorism "at a very high level" - a charge Qatar denies. Other Gulf countries recently cut ties with Doha, accusing it of destabilising the region

  • Trump-Russia inquiry: President's 'possible obstruction to be probed'

    June 15, 2017 2:18 AM 30

    US President Donald Trump is being investigated by special counsel Robert Mueller for possible obstruction of justice, the Washington Post reports. Citing unnamed officials, the newspaper says three senior intelligence officials have agreed to be interviewed by Mr Mueller's investigators. Mr Trump's lawyer said the FBI's leak to the newspaper was "outrageous"

  • JAILED: Female prison guard locked up for romping with prisoner

    June 14, 2017 11:00 PM 11

    A FEMALE jailer has been banged up for romping with a lag. The inmate said Barbara Goodwin, 35, performed a sex act on him about 30 times - sometimes in front of other cons. Goodwin would get him out of his cell during her night shift to clean or do laundry while he was locked up on drug charges. "On several occasions, Goodwin would give oral sex through

  • ISIS drones are attacking U.S. troops and disrupting airstrikes in Raqqa, officials say

    June 14, 2017 1:59 PM 16

    Islamic State drones are attacking U.S. Special Operations forces located around the group’s de-facto capital of Raqqa in Syria, U.S. officials and Syrian fighters said, sometimes disrupting the ability of American troops to call in airstrikes. The Pentagon, in response, is looking to send additional anti-drone equipment and troops into Syria, according

  • Rodman's N. Korea trip off to uncharacteristic low-key start

    June 14, 2017 5:40 AM 13

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - Dennis Rodman's visit to North Korea has been uncharacteristically low-key so far. On the agenda? Bowling and a visit to the zoo. There was no clear sign that the former NBA bad boy would meet leader Kim Jong Un, as he did on previous visits to the isolated country. Such a meeting, though, typically wouldn't be announced