Larry Nassar Gets Up to 125 Years in Third Sentencing in Sexual Abuse Trial

By David Eggert / AP  (CHARLOTTE, Mich.) — The former sports doctor whose serial sexual abuse of girls and young women has shaken the gymnastics world was sentenced Monday to a third prison term of...

Putin: No need for another Cuban missile crisis over US-Russia dispute

Russia  Today If the US choses to deploy intermediate-range missiles in Europe, it would escalate the tension to a level similar to that of the 1962 Cuban missile crisis for no reason whatsoever, Russian President...

Moreno Leads After 1st Round in Ecuador Presidential Election, 2nd Round to Come

Ecuador will hold the second round of presidential election and Lenin Moreno, a candidate from the ruling PAIS Alliance party, is currently the leading candidate following the first round of the election, Ecuador's National...

VP Pence expresses ‘deep concern’ over mass arrests in meeting with Turkish PM

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım, on an official visit to Washington, on Thursday met with US Vice President Mike Pence, who in addition to reaffirming the strategic partnership between the United States and Turkey,...

Dilma Rousseff re-elected Brazilian president

Dilma Rousseff has been re-elected president of Brazil, after securing more than 51% of votes in the closest election race in many years. An official count showed her rival, centrist candidate Aecio Neves, taking just...

‘Do u?’ Melania’s jacket sparks fresh outrage amid immigration row

When is a jacket not just a jacket? When it says “I really don’t care, do u?” and is worn by First Lady Melania Trump on a surprise visit to a Texas shelter for...

Filipinos ‘outraged’ at Marcos’ burial decision

The Philippine Supreme Court has allowed the burial of former president and dictator Ferdinand Marcos at the Heroes' Cemetery. Many people have expressed outrage at this decision. Ana P. Santos reports from Manila. On Tuesday,...

US ambassador is ‘not a governor of Turkey,’ says Turkish FM

Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has slammed the recent statement by the U.S. Embassy in Ankara, saying the U.S. ambassador in Turkey “is not a governor.” “Some statements, especially coming from our allies, make us sad...

Turkish hoteliers want extension of Eid al-Adha holiday to help struggling tourism sector

Local hoteliers are pushing for an extension to the public holiday for Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) to 10 days to help Turkey’s struggling tourism sector. Aug. 31, a Thursday, will be the eve...

Turkish court rules Altan brothers, Ilıcak, others to remain in jail

An İstanbul court on Monday ruled that journalists Ahmet Altan, Mehmet Altan, Nazlı Ilıcak and Fevzi Yazıcı, who were arrested in September 2016 on charges of links to the faith-based Gülen movement, which the...

Anti-aircraft missiles fired at Israeli jets conducting strikes in Syria

Israeli military jets have been targeted by anti-aircraft missiles after they struck several targets in Syria, a spokesperson of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) told Sputnik. “I can say that the sirens were the result...

Judy Blume Reveals Plot of New Novel

Laura Stampler @LauraStampler The book is titled 'In the Unlikely Event' Iconic children’s book author Judy Blume revealed details of her first adult novel since 1998 to People in an exclusive interview. In the Unlikely Event, due...

US not living up to its commitments under JCPOA: Author

The United States’ recent move to impose new sanctions on Iran has been condemned by several Iranian authorities and entities, who described it as a violation of the landmark nuclear deal between Iran and...

Top 10 jobs that most likely to attract psychopaths

In today’s turbulent world, many people may wonder if the person with whom they work just might be the next psychopath to make news headlines. There are more psychopaths are CEOs than any other...

Newspaper: Armenia PM’s stepping down is only option to dissolve parliament

YEREVAN. – Armenia’s Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan plans to organize a snap parliamentary election in November or December because he realizes that the rating of his and of the movement he leads will drop...

In post-coup crackdown Turkey orders 152 detentions over Gülen links in one day

Turkish prosecutors on Tuesday ordered the detention of 152 people in a massive post-coup crackdown targeting followers of the faith-based Gülen movement. Turkey accuses the movement of orchestrating a 2016 coup attempt, although it strongly...

Saudi Arabia rules out Iran war

Saudi Arabia does not plan to start a war with Iran because it would be “catastrophic” for the region, according to Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. In a wide-ranging interview with The Economist magazine...

Four Syrians Indicted for Belonging to ISIL

Four Syrians were indicted on Thursday with belonging to the al-Qaida-inspired Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, reported the National News Agency. It said that Military Examining Magistrate Judge Fadi Sawan charged the four...

LIVE UPDATES: Hezbollah offers to aid Hamas resistance against Israel

Major rocket barrage fired at south and central Israel, two rockets intercepted over greater Tel Aviv; Gaza militants infiltrate south, casualties among IDF troops; IDF death toll rises to 18, six fallen soldiers named;...

Syria says shoots down two of three ’IS warplanes’

Posted by Imaduddin DAMASCUS: Syria's air force has destroyed two of three warplanes reportedly seized by fighters of the Islamic State group in the north of the country, Information Minister Omran al-Zohbi said. The jihadists were...