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China calls for new talks with North Korea on nukes

Liu Jieyi says said all progress with North Korea on eliminating nuclear weapons from the Korean peninsula has come through dialogue, "so there's no reason why dialogue is not taking place in the current situation". The Security Council late Monda...

Trump Told Russians Firing 'Nut Job' Comey Relieved Pressure on Him

Despite agreeing to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee, Comey declined to testify before the Judiciary Committee. Richard Burr of North Carolina said Thursday. Trump continues to search for a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director...

Venezuela: Teenager killed as mass protests rage

Working class people who have to traverse the capital for their jobs have adjusted their schedules to account for traffic shutdowns and take siestas to wait out clashes between protesters and police. Maduro and his officials say the crisis rocking th...

President Rouhani Says Iranian Nation Winner of Polls

The election result reflects the political coming-of-age of urban Iranians who voted in high numbers to thwart the candidacy of Raisi, whom they viewed as a second coming of the Holocaust-denying former President, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. He would not co...

US plan to sell oil reserves undermines OPEC supply management efforts

OPEC agreed to slash the output by 1.2 million barrels per day from January 1. Saudi arrivals in April were down 3.9 per cent from a year ago to 3.96 million tonnes, or about 963,000 bpd, down from the 1.07 million bpd rate in March, customs data ...

Unemployment rates hit record lows in 3 states, including Arkansas

The state also added 1,200 jobs in that timeframe. "Now is not the time to slow down our unrelenting efforts to bring more jobs and opportunities to our state", he said in a news release . The number of people actively participating in the labor f...

Next stop for Trump is Israel, in pursuit of 'ultimate deal'

He will meet Israel's Prime Minister Benjain Netanyahu later on the same day at the King David Hotel in Jerusalem . Trump is expected to become the first sitting USA president to visit the Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray.

Trump says he's 'very close' to naming a new FBI director

Lieberman may be best remembered as former Vice President Al Gore's running mate during the 2000 presidential election and his time as a senator from CT. Lieberman was considered a rising star in the Democratic Party in 1980, when he lost his first...

Time is running out to register to vote

If you are already registered and have chosen to vote by post, your postal voting ballot paper will be delivered from Saturday, May 20. The deadline for registering to vote is on Monday. You do not need to do this if you were registered to vote at ...

UN Ready to Impose Further Sanctions on North Korea

Trump also has flexed USA military muscle, though with little apparent effect in deterring North Korean leader Kim Jong Un from his rapid tempo of weapons tests. The test is unlikely to mark a new phase in North Korea's missile and nuclear ambition...

Barcelona's Ivan Rakitic hoping for Real Madrid slip-up in LaLiga title race

Barcelona and Real Madrid, two of the best football clubs in the world, are now sitting tied on points on top of the La Liga table with only a week remaining in the season. "Everyone at the club is in high spirits about exploiting whatever chances...

Murder of RSS Activist in Kannur: Police Arrest Three Suspects

The victim, who was out on bail, was the 12th accused in the July 2016 murder of CPI-M worker Dhanaraj. Police had seized the Innova vehicle that was used by the suspects yesterday. Vaidya demanded police to take immediate action to bring all the a...

Trump urges Liberty graduates to be outsiders

President Trump said the more that people say something can't be done, "the more you should be absolutely determined to prove them wrong". Trump on Friday fired FBI Director James Comey. "But you aren't going to let other people tell you what you...

Senate Intelligence Panel Subpoenas Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn

If Flynn doesn't respond, he could potentially face a maximum of a year in jail and a $100,000 fine for contempt of Congress. Then-national security adviser General Michael Flynn arrives to deliver a statement during the daily briefing at The ...

Labour loses overall control of Glasgow City Council

It was the best local election performance by a governing party in 40 years, with the gains mostly coming at the expense of Labour and UKIP, which lost all of its 145 local authority seats. Meanwhile, leading pollster Professor John Curtice said cl...

Michael Flynn ordered to hand documents to Senate committee

The pair spoke several times over the next two days, with McGahn asking Yates how Flynn had fared during an interview with the Federal Bureau of Investigation earlier that week - she did not answer - and why it was the concern of the Justice Departme...

Delhi HC clears IT probe against Sonia, Rahul in National Herald case

But, as the company has not even approached the assessing officer, it should submit documents before the department. Summary: Income Tax Department investigation in the National Herald case +How National Herald sank without a trace Anser Kidwai, t...

Juve 'must improve to win Champions'

The Italian team is likely to secure an unprecedented sixth straight Serie A title on Sunday at Roma, while it is also in the Italian Cup final. Ghanaian midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah was again an unused substitute for Juventus in their 2-1 victory...

Mayawati expels Naseemuddin Siddiqui from BSP

Alleging that Mayawati had asked for Rs 50 crore from him, he said on Thursday: "I asked from where can I get this amount, to which, she asked me to sell my property". When I explained that the Congress-SP alliance led to a split in votes, she disagr...

EC: EVM shown tampered by AAP is not real

Using a prototype of what looked like an EVM used by the poll panel, Bharadwaj claimed that codes embedded inside the voting machines can be used to manipulate results. The EC has called for an all-party meeting on Friday, where all the doubts regard...

All white water rapid-style rides shutdown in wake of schoolgirl death

The family has requested that the river rapids ride remain closed until the inquiry has concluded and the full facts established. The theme park has remained closed since the mid-afternoon tragedy for health and safety investigations. The firm said...

Security situation in Afghanistan likely to get worse: US intel chief

Some US officials said they questioned the benefit of sending more troops to Afghanistan because any politically palatable number would not be enough to turn the tide, much less create stability and security. The fight against terrorism and burden sh...

Former Acting US AG Yates Testifies on Michael Flynn Saga

But it was only 18 days later, after the Yates warning leaked, that the White House pushed Flynn out. A day earlier former acting Attorney General Sally Yates told a Senate panel that she warned the White House that Flynn was a blackmail risk bec...

'Huge' explosion at Damascus airport

Israeli Minister of Intelligence Yisrael Katz would not comment directly on the incident but said any similar strike would be in line with established policy to interrupt weapons transfers. As well as weapons, hundreds of Shi'ite militia fighters fro...

Big banks fume over hefty new Australia levy

While Morrison has cautioned the banks that their customers "already don't like them", telling them to "prove (the customers) wrong and pony up to help fix the budget", bankers have warned the government that it was likely that the levy will be passe...

Flynn associates subpoenaed in Russia probe

In testimony before the House intelligence committee in March, Comey testified that the FBI was investigating possible collusion between Trump associates and Russian officials and other Russians known to United States intelligence as part of its broa...

Auto Auction Crash: 3 Dead After Jeep Plows Into Crowd

He was not hospitalized. Massachusetts State Police confirmed there were fatalities and said there was no evidence the crash was intentional. Authorities are working to determine the cause of the accident. It was so loud. "I was right next to the v...

Trump says USA will Negotiate a 'Fair' NAFTA Deal

Instead he vowed to renegotiate the agreement, but left the door open to pulling out at a later date. Trump said he changed his mind after Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called him. They also sell ...

Pentagon says it will arm Syrian Kurds, despite Turkey's objections

The SDF, with enabling support from the United States and coalition forces, are the only force on the ground that can successfully seize Raqqa in the near future, she asserted. Acknowledging the long-held concerns of Turkey, the Pentagon statement sa...

Trump to unveil list of conservative judges to fill lower federal courts

While Supreme Court vacancies capture national attention, a president can leave a lasting legacy by getting like-minded justices confirmed to us district, circuit and other courts across the country. Among the nominees are four lawyers who once ser...

Chinese Investment in exchange of EB-5 Visas

Up to 300 individuals who put $500,000 each into the project could be eligible for green cards under a USA investment-for-immigration program called EB-5, the materials said. Qiaowei is also known as QWOS. Promotional materials tout the buildings' pr...

Russian Federation says has already stopped bombing proposed Syria safe zones

The U.S. sent a senior White House official to the Kazakh capital of Astana, where representatives of Russia, Turkey and Iran signed the deal on Thursday, but had no role in the deal. The Syrian Kurdish PYD party rejects a Russian proposal to creat...

3 killed, 17 injured in cross-border firing by Afghan forces

Friday's gunfight prompted Pakistani authorities to shut down the Chaman gate - which leads from Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province into Kandahar, and is one of only two major crossing points - and summon the Afghan Charge d'Affairs in Isla...

President Trump to return to NY

Reports emerged Sunday that congressional negotiators had signed off on a deal funding the federal government through September. "We are getting what we are owed", de Blasio said in a release. "Although the federal government does not otherwise rei...

French election: Marine Le Pen caught up in plagiarism row

Former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis came out Tuesday in support of French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron "without equivocation" and criticized leftists who have not lined up behind the former economy minister. Macron has been end...

Trump says new GOP health care plan will have lower premiums

Republicans in Congress still don't have the votes to get an Obamacare replacement bill passed in the House, almost two months after they introduced that bill, and even as certain officials keep issuing optimistic predictions about the legislation's ...

North Korea test-fires ballistic missile in defiance of world pressure

North Korea's previous missile launch was on April 16, the day after huge military parade in Pyongyang to celebrate the anniversary of the birth of founder Kim Il Sung. South Korean and USA intelligence officials are trying to determine the type of m...

Senate poised to confirm Acosta as Trump's man at Labor

Yesterday (April 27), the Senate confirmed Rene Alexander Acosta as the final member of Trump's cabinet. The Hill notes that given his labor background, "Acosta is seen by both Republicans and Democrats as a better fit for the position".

Flynn was warned not to accept foreign government payments

Chaffetz sent a letter Thursday to the Acting Secretary of the Army asking for a final determination on whether Flynn violated the law in accepting foreign payments. A Pentagon spokesman confirmed that on April 4 the Defense Department's Inspec...

Trump promotes revamped health care bill

Ryan, R-Wis., agreed to support an amendment that would allow states to again permit insurance providers to deny coverage to people who have pre-existing conditions, as long as that state set up "high-risk pools" that would provide coverage to those ...

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Vermont to join US Climate Alliance

Republicans are largely optimistic about the economic benefits of leaving the climate agreement, with more than three-quarters saying Trump's decision will help the economy and 73 ...

Trump Under Investigation for Obstruction of Justice

The news came the same week as Trump friend Chris Ruddy floated the possibility that Trump would fire Mueller, who was appointed to head up the investigation after Trump fired...

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) June 15th

The different forms of abuse include psychological, financial, neglect , physical or sexual abuse . This intimate story reveals a hidden crisis harming older Americans in every c...

Will more USA troops make Afghanistan secure?

The Pentagon is reportedly considering deploying an extra 3,000 to 5,000 troops - some of whom would come from North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies - in Afghanistan to hel...

Search for escaped inmates expanding as it enters 3rd day

Blood flowed off the bus and onto the pavement. 31 other prisoners were on board the bus and they all stayed behind until officers arrived on scene. "Very frustrating", said Sill. ...

Ramadan toll shows Islamic State in pitched recruiting race

Trump commented that one reaps what it sows. The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attacks, and Iranian social media were flooded with expressions of grief and worry, ...

PM Modi, Pak PM Sharif exchange greetings at Kazakhstan's Astana Opera

All members described India's accession to SCO as historic and said it would strengthen security and promote regional cooperation among member countries. The two Chinese nationals ...

Sessions testifies he was never briefed on Russian interference in election

In his testimony last week, Comey said he and Trump had a one-on-one meeting in the Oval Office on February 14 about the investigation into the former national security adviser,...

U.S. to host PM Modi later this month: State Department

President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi during their first meeting would set forth a vision to expand the US-India ties in an ambitious manner and discuss ways t...

Attorney General Session next up for Capitol Hill scrutiny

Ron Wyden of OR , also a member of the intelligence panel, sent a letter to panel Chairman Richard Burr of North Carolina and Warner asking for the hearing to be open. Spending t...

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Stormont at risk from DUP pact, says Kenny

Stormont at risk from DUP pact, says Kenny

Angela Merkel has said she sees no obstacles in the way of beginning Brexit talks as scheduled after Theresa May failed to win a majority in Thursday's United Kingdom election. ...

Donald Trump Finally Supports NATO Defense Agreement With US Allies

Donald Trump Finally Supports NATO Defense Agreement With US Allies

Trump spoke with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi earlier on Friday, urging Gulf unity, but also making clear that Qatar must improve its behavior, a senior administration o...

NSCN (K) chief SS Khaplang passes away at 77 in Myanmar

NSCN (K) chief SS Khaplang passes away at 77 in Myanmar

Asked about the ongoing peace talks with Ulfa's pro-talk faction, Rijiju said that these were moving in right direction and have reached nearly their final stage. In 2016, the NSC...

Top Intelligence Officials Mum on Interactions With President

The questions from the Senate intelligence committee, at a hearing on surveillance law, were in response to news media reports that both Coats and Rogers had been asked by T...

Haley: Trump believes 'climate is changing'

Haley: Trump believes 'climate is changing'

Haley's comments come as reporters have been trying to get administration officials to answer a seemingly simple question: does Trump believe in man-made climate change? In "...