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Malaysian police says $28.6m cash found in apartment raid

Malaysian police says $28.6m cash found in apartment raid

Two other residences occupied by Najib's son and daughter were also raided among the 12 locations. Soon after taking power this month, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad ordered the police to probe all c...

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Dutch, Australia name Russian Federation as behind MH17 downing

Dutch, Australia name Russian Federation as behind MH17 downing

Debris from the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 which crashed over Ukraine lies on the ground near the village of Rozsypne in the Donetsk region, Ukraine, July 18, 2014. "The downing of MH17 was a global...

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Talks with powers to continue over saving nuclear deal, Iran says

Talks with powers to continue over saving nuclear deal, Iran says

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo answers questions from the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, May 24, 2018. Abandoning the 2015 Iran nuclear deal with the " strongest...

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Taiwan scrambles jets to intercept Chinese bombers

Taiwan scrambles jets to intercept Chinese bombers

British Airways, Lufthansa and Air Canada are among 20 carriers that now list self-ruled Taiwan as a territory of China , according to the Associated Press. Tsai, who took office in 2016, says she wa...

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15 hurt after men detonate explosive device at Toronto restaurant

15 hurt after men detonate explosive device at Toronto restaurant

The Peel Regional Police Department tweeted , "2 suspects attended the scene, detonated an Improvised Explosive Device within the restaurant". Police released photos of the suspects shortly after th...

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Customs plan 'could leave United Kingdom business £20bn worse off'

Customs plan 'could leave United Kingdom business £20bn worse off'

However, they also claim the bill is a settlement for liabilities accrued as a member and has nothing to do with the future relationship. Mrs Braverman said: "Yes, I don't deny that there will be a ...

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Extremely Severe Cyclone Mekunu heads for Oman and Yemen

Extremely Severe Cyclone Mekunu heads for Oman and Yemen

Four people on the boat were rescued while three other people were missing when floods swept away their vehicles, the minister said. Oman's state news agency said authorities had evacuated hospitals...

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A guide to the Irish abortion referendum

A guide to the Irish abortion referendum

Halappanavar requested medical intervention to help terminate the pregnancy , but was denied because Ireland is "a Catholic Country". The country is being asked to make a "once-in-a-generation" d...

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North Korea 'open to talks' despite Trump cancellation of summit

North Korea 'open to talks' despite Trump cancellation of summit

In a statement published on Friday by state-run Korean Central News Agency, Vice Foreign Minister Kim Kye-gwan said North Korea is "intent to sit with the USA side to solve [the] problem regardless of...

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2 injured, suspect in custody in shooting at Indiana school

2 injured, suspect in custody in shooting at Indiana school

The school is reportedly on lockdown with police and SWAT on the scene sweeping the building. An eighth-grader said he counted 16 gunshots inside the middle school during the shooting. Aerial news v...

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Bringing petrol, diesel under GST will lower prices: Devendra Fadnavis

Bringing petrol, diesel under GST will lower prices: Devendra Fadnavis

Industry experts said petrol prices in Patna were the second highest in the country after Mumbai on Wednesday. Price of non-branded petrol in Delhi soared to Rs 77.47 per litre today, the hi...

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Greek Court Grants Asylum to Turkish Soldier, Raising Tensions With Ankara

Greek Court Grants Asylum to Turkish Soldier, Raising Tensions With Ankara

We strongly condemn this decision that deeply offends the conscience of the Turkish nation", the Turkish Foreign ministry said in its statement. "We hope that the Greek judiciary will refrain from r...

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Harvey Weinstein arrested on sexual assault charges

Harvey Weinstein arrested on sexual assault charges

Weinstein has denied having non-consensual sex with anyone but NY police have been investigating claims of rape against him made by actor Paz de la Huerta since November a year ago. 'May this give...

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Kanye West addresses mental health in new Pusha T collaboration

Kanye West addresses mental health in new Pusha T collaboration

He revealed that it was, indeed, Yeezy's idea, and he'd only changed the idea for the artwork just the night prior. "He picked this photographer, we took these pictures [.] We picked the pictures". I ...

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Alaska judge plans to order proper meals for Muslim inmates

Alaska judge plans to order proper meals for Muslim inmates

In documents filed Tuesday in Alaska's U.S. District Court, the Washington D.C. -based Council on American-Islamic Relations claim prisoners in an Anchorage jail are being denied their constitutional ...

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Sean Miller, other UA coaches cheer on Wildcats women's golf team

Sean Miller, other UA coaches cheer on Wildcats women's golf team

In the quarterfinals against UCLA, Pagdanganan won her match 1 up, her birdie on the 18th hole sending Arizona to the next round. So a Wednesday win is not guaranteed for Alabama women's golf. The...

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Iowa falls to MI in extras at Big Ten Baseball Tournament

Iowa falls to MI in extras at Big Ten Baseball Tournament

Purdue tied it at 2-all two innings later and put up five runs in the sixth - a spurt keyed by Shipley's double into the right field gap - to break things open. Franklin then booted a ground ball off...

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US Gives Russian Van Maker GAZ More Time To Comply With Sanctions

US Gives Russian Van Maker GAZ More Time To Comply With Sanctions

The exodus means that Rusal's 18-strong board prior to sanctions being imposed in April has been reduced to just six. This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-fee...

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Memorial Day Weekend could have highest gas prices since 2014

Memorial Day Weekend could have highest gas prices since 2014

The increase in travelers come as gas prices are the most expensive since 2014, with the national average nearing $3 per gallon. "With the gas prices the way they are, really why would you want to...

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Donald Trump unhappy with new National Football League rules on player protests

Donald Trump unhappy with new National Football League rules on player protests

I thought perhaps the Fox & Friends hosts might downplay this part of Trump's reaction, since it is so blithely insane. Trump said "the National Football League owners did the right thing if tha...

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Census: Ankeny is 4th-fastest growing large city in US

Census: Ankeny is 4th-fastest growing large city in US

Three of the top five growing US cities in 2016-2017 were in Texas. Population estimates are also a key part to the city's plans to upgrade roadways, Syrnyk said. On a percentage gain basis, 10 of...

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Hudson County to honor the fallen for Memorial Day

Hudson County to honor the fallen for Memorial Day

Navy Lt. Sierra Cox speaks during last year's Belpre Memorial Day program at Leavitt Funeral Home. PARKERSBURG - Several communities in the Mid-Ohio Valley will be celebrating Memorial Day with para...

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Saudi steps up arrests of women's rights advocates

Saudi steps up arrests of women's rights advocates

The conditions of their release have not been made public. Human Rights Watch (HRW) confirmed that total. Authorities in Saudi Arabia released a prominent member of the movement for women's righ...

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Three women accuse Iowa governor candidate of sexual misconduct

Three women accuse Iowa governor candidate of sexual misconduct

Hubbell couldn't attend, and Boulton canceled after word of the allegations came out. In interviews published May 23 by the Des Moines Register , one woman said Boulton grabbed her rear repeatedly ...

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Ryder Cup vice-captaincy for Harrington and McDowell

Ryder Cup vice-captaincy for Harrington and McDowell

Donald, 40, even flew over from America for the announcement, despite the fact a back injury will prevent the former world No 1 from playing in the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth, beginning on Th...

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Battlefield V Confirms World War II Setting, First Details

Battlefield V Confirms World War II Setting, First Details

The highly anticipated game was revealed via a live stream hosted by Trevor Noah. We'll be seeing more of Battlefield V at E3. But that does not mean that Dice has done away with any of the conven...

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USA sanctions five Iranians over missile support to Houthis

USA sanctions five Iranians over missile support to Houthis

The Houthis have fired a salvo of missiles at Saudi Arabia in recent months, including the capital Riyadh, while the kingdom launched thousands of airstrikes on Yemen, killing hundreds of civilians at...

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Every Star Wars Character Who's Owned The Millennium Falcon

Every Star Wars Character Who's Owned The Millennium Falcon

At the film's global premiere at the Cannes Film Festival last week, Suotamo was clearly enjoying himself, snapping selfies with a person in a Chewbacca costume and beaming in photos shot with castm...

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Pentagon kicks out China from major United States military exercise

Pentagon kicks out China from major United States military exercise

The exercise takes place in the waters around the Hawaiian islands and southern California. Anti-ship cruise missiles were deployed on three islets in the Spratlys, CNBC reported this month. "Peri...

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EPA guard physically shoved a reporter out of the building

EPA guard physically shoved a reporter out of the building

Media representatives in attendance included those from Politico , The Wall Street Journal and CBS. CNN is reporting the same regarding the toxic chemicals summit. Reporters from Politico and ...

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Iran says USA foreign policy under influence of pressure groups

Iran says USA foreign policy under influence of pressure groups

On May 23, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Paris would continue to implement the accord even if it did agree with the USA that Iran's ballistic missile activity and regional hegemonic ...

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Texas School Shooter's Father Believes Son Was Bullied

Texas School Shooter's Father Believes Son Was Bullied

The elder Pagourtzis said that the family was in shock and trying to understand how the boy his father described as "family's pillar" could have committed such a violent act. "He told his mother he lo...

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Tiffany & Co Blazes 16% Higher On Earnings

Tiffany & Co Blazes 16% Higher On Earnings

The stock increased 16.15% or $16.51 during the last trading session, reaching $118.75. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. increased its holdings in Tiffany & Co.by 0.8% in the fourth quart...

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Texas leaders want more screening and more guns to prevent more shootings

Texas leaders want more screening and more guns to prevent more shootings

The Texas Tribune thanks its sponsors. "We have our schools that are not hard targets". Reuters reported that about 42,000 students have been screened through that program, and 1 percent of them...

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NFL owners approve new policy on kneeling during national anthem

NFL owners approve new policy on kneeling during national anthem

He added: "I'm sure we all know what (owner) Jerry (Jones) said. His statement was past year, and I don't see that changing". However, he has pointed out that players say "they're not doing this in ...

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Tesla CEO Details Plans for Model 3 Brake Fix

Tesla CEO Details Plans for Model 3 Brake Fix

Production of the Tesla Model 3 began in July past year and the first regular customers only received their cars in December, after some Tesla employees. In mass-market mid-sized cars, vehicles recomm...

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Baboon on the loose at San Antonio Airport

Baboon on the loose at San Antonio Airport

According to American Airlines , the baboon was flying to San Antonio to be placed at the Born Free Primate Sanctuary in La Salle County, Texas. Here's more video of Dawkins, who's weighs nearl...

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Plaque Of Brandi Chastain Ripped On Social Media: 'They Nailed Mickey Rooney'

Plaque Of Brandi Chastain Ripped On Social Media: 'They Nailed Mickey Rooney'

He has promised a re-do for Chastain's plaque. Even Chastain acknowledged the image's shortcomings during the reception. Ann Killion from the San Francisco Chronicle says that someone was offe...

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Two men arrested 30 years after German teen's disappears in Northern Ireland

Two men arrested 30 years after German teen's disappears in Northern Ireland

The murder has remained one of Northern Ireland's most high-profile unsolved cases. Earlier today a 61-year-old man arrested yesterday on suspicion of murder was been released on bail pending furt...

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R Kelly Sued over Sexual Assault

R Kelly Sued over Sexual Assault

Faith Rodgers said in the suit filed Monday in NY that the I Believe I Can Fly singer "mentally, sexually and verbally" abused her during a roughly yearlong relationship. Later in the suit, Rodgers...

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