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U.S. TikTok move unfair: Russian foreign ministry

U.S. efforts to clamp down on popular short video-sharing app TikTok are an "egregious" example of unfair economic competition for U.S. dominance in the international information space, Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova said Saturday.

Putin and Modi visit Russia’s major shipyard

Leaders of two countries took a look at projects of the ships to be built, including a new nuclear icebreaker that is planned be used on the Northern Sea Route. India and Russia enjoy strong diplomatic, defence and economic ties. Russian...

Drone footage shows plane after hard landing in field in Russia

The Ministry of Health said 23 people had suffered injuries, but that nobody had been killed when the Ural Airlines Airbus 321 came down in a field southeast of Moscow after striking a flock of gulls, disrupting its engines. State...

Under U.S. House questioning, Mueller sometimes stumbles

Two hours into the first hearing, focused on possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump, Mueller appeared to become more settled and confident. But on several occasions he had to ask lawmakers to repeat their frequently convoluted questions. Republican...

Collins challenges Muller on collusion and conspiracy findings

Mueller appeared for eagerly anticipated testimony at the first of two back-to-back congressional hearings that carry high stakes for Trump and Democrats who are split between impeaching him or moving on to the 2020 election. The former FBI director, who...

FBI Director Wray says Russia and China pose serious threats to U.S.

Wray told lawmakers about the ongoing threats from Russia and China during his testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Wray was testifying at an oversight hearing a day before Robert Mueller, the former special counsel, was due to testify publicly...

Five years on, families call for justice for victims of MH17

Flight MH17 was shot down on July 17, 2014 over territory held by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. International investigators last month identified four suspects they believed were responsible for taking a Russian-made missile into the area aimed at shooting...

At least 13 killed in bus crash in Tver region

The collision took place at around 8 a.m. local time when a Ford Transit wagon, carrying 14 passengers from Tver to the nearby town of Staritsa, drove onto the oncoming lane and into a public transportation bus, Russian ministry...
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Man taken into custody after calling false hostage situation

HOUSTON – Houston police have detained a man for reporting a false hostage situation at South Gessner...
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15-year-old girl fatally shot in southeast Houston

HOUSTON – Police are investigating a shooting incident that has led to a 15-year-old girl’s death in southeast Houston.

U.S. attorney general vows to defend voting rights aggressively

The U.S. Justice Department will prosecute threats against election officials and aggressively scrutinize new state election laws to ensure they do not...

U.S. First Lady, Duchess of Cambridge visit Cornwall school

U.S. First Lady Jill Biden and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, visited a school in Cornwall as the senior members of Britain's royal...

Analyst predicts customers will want another Tesla Model S after Plaid reveal

Tesla Inc will deliver a high-performance version of its Model S on Thursday (June 10), aiming to reignite interest in the nearly...