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US: Meteorologists said conditions on Friday were similar to those a week ago that unleashed the devastating twister that killed at least 21 people and damaged some 2,000 homes in Mississippi.
Trump has denied any wrongdoing and denounced the investigation as a 'scam', a 'persecution', an injustice and a political low blow aimed at damaging his 2024 presidential run.
Japanese Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi is expected to demand the release of the detained Japanese national, discuss security concerns in the region and ask China to act “responsibly” on global issues including Russia's war on Ukraine.
Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen visited the US for a transit en route to Central America, which includes a meeting with House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, drawing angry objections from China. The visit highlights the sensitive relationship between Taiwan and China and the United States' commitment to supporting Taiwan despite China's objections.
Malaysia's former Prime Minister Najib Razak's bid to overturn his conviction for corruption and 12-year jail sentence has been rejected by the country's top court. The court said Najib was "the author of his own misfortune" in the 1MDB scandal, which caused his government's downfall in 2018.
Israeli right-wing supporters rallied in favor of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's plan to overhaul the judicial system, blocking a major highway in Tel Aviv. The plan, which would give Netanyahu's coalition more control over judicial appointments and the power to overturn Supreme Court decisions, has been met with opposition from critics who fear it would concentrate too much power in the hands of the Prime Minister and his allies in parliament.
Last month, two Tennessee National Guard pilots were killed when their Black Hawk helicopter crashed along an Alabama highway during a training exercise
Ecuador's Constitutional Court has given the green light for the opposition-led National Assembly to proceed with the question of impeaching President Guillermo Lasso over allegations of crimes against state security and corruption. The court's ruling was only the first step, and the congress must still follow a formal process that requires evidence and arguments before legislators may vote on impeachment.Ecuador's Constitutional Court has given the green light for the opposition-led National Assembly to proceed with the question of impeaching President Guillermo Lasso over allegations of crimes against state security and corruption. The court's ruling was only the first step, and the congress must still follow a formal process that requires evidence and arguments before legislators may vote on impeachment.
Pope Francis had part of one lung removed when he was a young man due to a respiratory infection, and he often speaks in a whisper. But he got through the worst phases of the Covid-19 pandemic without at least any public word of ever testing positive.
Bester, known as the "Facebook rapist", was found guilty in 2012 of raping two women and killing one after luring them with the social media platform.
In Bulgaria, hundreds of farmers on Wednesday began a three-day blockade of main checkpoints on the border with Romania to protest tariff-free imports of Ukrainian grain.
The Fed official, Michael Barr, the nation's top banking regulator, said during a Senate Banking Committee hearing that the Fed is considering whether stronger bank rules are needed to prevent a similar bank failure in the future
Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy, or NLD, was one of 40 parties ordered dissolved in an official announcement by the election commission published Wednesday in the state-controlled press.
Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 shifted between small gains and losses before the bell
Fears that violence could mar demonstrations planned across the country prompted what Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin described as an unprecedented deployment of 13,000 officers, nearly half of them concentrated in the French capital.
The Moskit, whose NATO reporting name is the SS-N-22 Sunburn, is a supersonic anti-ship cruise missile that has conventional and nuclear warhead capacity. The Russian Defence Ministry said the exercise took place in the Peter the Great Gulf in the Sea of Japan but did not give more precise coordinates.
The killings come as communities around the nation are reeling from a spate of school violence, including the massacre at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, last year; a first grader who shot his teacher in Virginia; and a shooting last week in Denver that wounded two administrators.
International Atomic Energy Agency Director-General Rafael Grossi plans to visit the Russian-held plant this week.
US Vice President Kamala Harris will embark on a weeklong trip to Ghana, Tanzania, and Zambia, where she will meet with Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo. The visit is aimed at broadening US outreach in Africa, as China and Russia continue to make inroads on the continent. Akufo-Addo is facing rising discontent over inflation and fresh concerns about regional security, as Ghana struggles with the cost of food and other necessities, a debt crisis, and sporadic fighting in the north that borders Burkina Faso and the Sahel.
Tens of thousands of Israelis took to the streets in spontaneous protests after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fired his defense minister for challenging his judicial overhaul plan. The plan has sparked months of mass protests, drawn concern from close allies and led to escalating violence in the country.
At least 25 people were killed and dozens of others were injured in Mississippi as the massive storm ripped through more than a half-dozen towns late Friday. A man was also killed in Alabama after his trailer home flipped over several times.
According to South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff, the two missiles were fired from a western inland area south of the North Korean capital of Pyongyang from around 7:47 a.m. to 8 a.m. and traveled around 370 kilometers (229 miles) before landing at sea.
Russia has planned to station tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus which comes in response to the West's increasing military support for Ukraine, Kremlin said.
The Movement for Quality Government in Israel, a fierce opponent of the overhaul, asked the court to force PM Benjamin Netanyahu to obey the law and sanction him either with a fine or prison time for not doing so, saying he was not above the law.
At least 25 people were killed and dozens of others were injured in Mississippi as the massive storm ripped through several towns on its hour-long path