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Iran says US travel ban is 'racist' and 'unfair'

Wednesday  12:55,   28 june 2017
Associated Press

Iran says the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to reinstate parts of a travel ban applied to six Muslim-majority countries is "racist" and "unfair."Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi was quoted by state TV Wednesday as[...]

Chemical weapons activity monitored at Syrian air base, U.S. officials say

Wednesday  12:26,   28 june 2017
MSN

<p>The United States said Tuesday it has observed Syrian chemical warfare personnel visiting known production facilities, suggesting that President Bashar al-Assad’s government was preparing fresh strikes on the rebel-held north of the[...]

Chemical weapons activity monitored at Syrian air base, U.S. officials say

Wednesday  12:26,   28 june 2017
MSN

<p>The United States said Tuesday it has observed Syrian chemical warfare personnel visiting known production facilities, suggesting that President Bashar al-Assad’s government was preparing fresh strikes on the rebel-held north of the[...]

Partying G20 police sent home in disgrace

Wednesday  12:20,   28 june 2017
BBC News

Outdoor sex and group urination were among the party pieces from officers drafted to Hamburg.The 220 police from Berlin were spotted at a barracks indulging in a variety of outdoor antics such as having sex and urinating in a group against a[...]

Queen Receives $97 Million To Restore Buckingham Palace

Wednesday  12:20,   28 june 2017
International Business Times

It's about $43 million more than she received in her annual grant last year.Queen Elizabeth II was set to get a little more in her paycheck this year— $43 million more, to be exact. The queen received $54.6 million in tax-free income last year,[...]

Qatar slams Saudi refusal to negotiate

Wednesday  10:45,   28 june 2017
AFP

Qatar on Wednesday condemned Saudi Arabia's refusal to negotiate the demands of the kingdom and its allies for ending a crippling embargo on the emirate. The Highest Paying Cash Back Cards Available Today See The Best Cash Back Cards [...]

Chinese woman avoids jail after tossing coins at plane

Wednesday  10:45,   28 june 2017
AFP

An elderly passenger who threw coins at the engine of a plane at a Shanghai airport for good luck will not face police action, Chinese state media said on Wednesday. The superstitious 80-year-old woman delayed the China Southern Airlines flight on[...]

Australia outrage over kangaroo shot dead, dressed in leopard-print

Wednesday  10:36,   28 june 2017
AFP

A kangaroo dressed in leopard-print has been found shot dead on an Australian roadside tied to a chair and holding a bottle of booze, sparking outrage over the killing Wednesday. The animal, wearing a patterned shawl and propped up with the ouzo[...]

Indonesia imposes travel ban on Trump's business partner

Wednesday  10:25,   28 june 2017
Reuters

Indonesian authorities have imposed a travel ban on tycoon and politician Hary Tanoesoedibjo, who is building resorts to be managed by Trump hotels, over an investigation into allegations he threatened a prosecutor via a text message. Cards[...]

Indonesia imposes travel ban on Trump's business partner

Wednesday  10:25,   28 june 2017
Reuters

Indonesian authorities have imposed a travel ban on tycoon and politician Hary Tanoesoedibjo, who is building resorts to be managed by Trump hotels, over an investigation into allegations he threatened a prosecutor via a text message. [...]

Australia flies indigenous flags above its oldest public office

Wednesday  10:25,   28 june 2017
Reuters

<p>Australia raised indigenous flags to fly alongside its national standard over its oldest public building on Wednesday, another step on a long and often troubled road to reconciliation with its Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander[...]

Australia flies indigenous flags above its oldest public office

Wednesday  10:25,   28 june 2017
Reuters

<p>Australia raised indigenous flags to fly alongside its national standard over its oldest public building on Wednesday, another step on a long and often troubled road to reconciliation with its Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander[...]

'Handmaid's Tale' demonstrators take Washington

Wednesday  08:46,   28 june 2017
USA TODAY

<p>The red robes and white bonnets that highlight the heaviness of the Hulu drama The Handmaid's Tale has officially entered the national health care debate.</p>The red robes and white bonnets that highlight the heaviness of the Hulu drama [...]

Iran accuses US of 'brazen' plan to change its government

Wednesday  07:35,   28 june 2017
Associated Press

Iran is accusing U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson of "a brazen interventionist plan" to change the current government that violates international law and the U.N. Charter.Iran's U.N. Ambassador Gholamali Khoshroo said in a letter[...]

Helicopter attacks Venezuela's pro-Maduro Supreme Court

Wednesday  06:00,   28 june 2017
Reuters

A Venezuelan police helicopter attacked the Supreme Court on Tuesday, ratcheting up a political crisis in what President Nicolas Maduro condemned as a "terrorist" attack.The 54-year-old socialist leader, who has faced three months of[...]