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Mitt Romney announces US Senate run in Utah

Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will be on a ballot again as he made official his run for a soon-to-be vacant Senate seat in Utah. Romney is a devout Mormon, and there's a good chance that he'll play up his faith when he's tryi...

Indian billionaire named in PM graft case denies partnership with key suspect

However, Netanyahu, prime minister for almost 12 years has claimed innocence. Netanyahu, however, said his government was "stable" and criticised the police investigation, which prompted calls for his resignation. The remaining 26 percent said they...

Iraq Requires $88.2bn For Reconstruction - Minister

Sharing in a similar vision, in unison with other Arab countries, the officials discussed gathering sufficient financial aid that would lead to the successful development of the Iraq based sectors and its people and attract foreign investment as I...

Trump Urges Lawmakers to Make Deal on Immigration Reform

The bill talks of possibly legalizing almost 1.8 million "Dreamers" or recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, DACA, program, in exchange for some of the biggest enforcement changes in two decades. But for those GOP lawmakers in...

Chelsea bomber sentenced to rot away in prison

A New Jersey man accused of planting bombs in New York City and New Jersey and who was allegedly inspired by ISIS and al-Qaida was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday, according to NBC News . Given a chance to speak, Rahimi, shackled at the ankl...

2 seed in current NCAA Tournament field projection

However, this year the Team Sheets changed, and though teams are, obviously, still rewarded for wins like Virginia Tech's on Saturday, the weight of wins and losses is different. Auburn was named the top No. 2 seed, which makes it No. 5 overall. ...

Oxfam revelations lead to more accountability for charities

Former Oxfam employees in Chad claimed staff held sex parties with prostitutes. Oxfam has denied allegations that it tried to hide that some of its staff paid prostitutes in the aftermath of the natural disaster. The married 68-year-old went on t...

Beware of icy roads; winter weather advisory through 7 pm Saturday

Across southern NH, a touch of freezing drizzle is possible in spots early with a rain shower or two possible throughout the rest of the day. The coldest temperatures will likely reside across our northern and western-most counties, which is wher...

Modi to be first Indian PM to visit Palestine

The interview, which was published on 7 February, was largely centered around the prime minister's personal interests and daily routines, but it also shed light on his bilateral visit to the UAE and the agenda he seeks to pursue when he meets the...

Led coalition attacks pro-Syrian government forces in Dayr al-Zawr

The coalition said the attack took place in Khusham in the Middle Euphrates River Valley, five miles east of the agreed-on "de-confliction" line created to separate Russian-backed regime troops and US-backed forces in Syria. To complicate matters, ...

Senate majority leader announces 2-year budget accord

Both Democrats and Republicans favor lifting the caps. Non-defense spending would rise by $63 billion this year and $68 billion next year. Annually, the bill would raise defense spending by about $80 billion in fiscal year 2018, and about $85 b...

Palestinian killed in clashes during Israeli raid

One Palestinian was killed and 47 others were injured in ensuing clashes with IDF soldiers as they left the area, according to the Palestinian health ministry. Shortly after the missile was sacked, forces then began demolishing the building with a ...

German parties negotiate grand coalition

The SPD is also set to take control of the family, labour, justice, environment and foreign ministries, with Mr Schulz reportedly set to head up the latter . As a final round of talks stretched into the evening, both sides sounded upbeat a deal woul...

Taliban bomber kills 11 soldiers in Pakistan's Swat Valley

The death toll may further increase as several injured were in a critical condition, health officials said. The injured soldiers have been shifted to Kabal hospital. The report said that the outfit noted that it was the second attack this month wit...

Concerned India Asks Its Nationals To Defer Travel To Maldives

The surprise judicial ruling last week has led to an increasingly tense standoff between the Supreme Court and the government of President Yameen Abdul Gayoom, with protests spilling into the streets of the capital, Male , and soldiers in riot gea...

Uber throws former self-driving vehicle guru Andrew Levandowski to the wolves

Waymo is seeking damages and a permanent injunction to prevent Uber from using the alleged trade secrets in future AV developments. The trial's commencement comes after Waymo filed its lawsuit nearly a year ago - an 11-month period has been ma...

UK Judge Denies Julian Assange's Request To Drop Arrest Warrant

Sweden dropped its investigation a year ago, but British police are still seeking to arrest Assange for failing to surrender to a court after violating bail terms during his unsuccessful battle against extradition. London police responded to repo...

Government Spokesman Says US Forces Begin Reducing Numbers in Iraq

The contractors say dozens of American soldiers have left on daily flights over the past week. The Iraqi government spokesman told the Associated Press Reporter that: "The battle against Daesh has ended, and so the level of the American presenc...

USA investigating possible sarin gas attacks in Syria: Defense Secretary Jim Mattis

American officials emphasized on Thursday that the United States was seeking a new way to hold chemical weapons-users accountable and wanted cooperation from Russia, Assad's patron, in pressuring him to end the attacks. "We are even more concerned ...

North Korea brushes off criticism of military parade before Olympics

Murray indicated that remaining issues include language differences which make communication hard between players of both sides, and the fact that the North Koreans are residing in a separate area in the Olympic Village. Although tensions have briefl...

Father Of Larry Nassar Victims Tries To Attack Disgraced Doctor In Court

As some in the courtroom laughed, the judge warned Margraves about his language. However, Grewal told Mencarini that the country sheriff's office is still conducting a criminal investigation that could be referred to prosecutors, though he hopes it...

Treasury Department Sanctions Individuals for Acting on Hezbollah Financier's Behalf

They must also grapple, senior officials said in describing the new sanctions, with the fact that Iran and Hezbollah may prioritize financial backing for militant activities even when overall resources decline. The U.S.is particularly concerned abo...

Kansas congressman among lawmakers to treat injured after train crash

Remarkably, these sites claimed to have this highly sensitive trove of (conflicting, unsourced, unattributed) information hours before the lead investigative agency on the incident, the National Transportation Safety Board, had made any public comme...

US Missile Interceptor Test in Hawaii Fails

The increase in testing comes after North Korea ramped up its nuclear testing a year ago with six known missile launches - some of them over Japanese territory. The U.S. Missile Defense Agency did not comment on the outcome of the test but confirme...

Youth succumbs to injuries, toll rises to three

Earlier, two civilians were killed and nine others injured in the controversial incident, during which the army fired into a stone-pelting mob that targeted a military convoy. He said that the Army responded only after being "provoked to the ultimate...

United States places Haniyeh on terrorist blacklist

Israel's Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz tweeted in response: "I wish to congratulate the United States on the righteous decision to designate Ismail Haniyeh as a global terrorist". " This decision will not deter us from continuing the resist...

Leading Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan arrested in Paris amid rape claims

Ramadan, a well-known figure in the Middle East. Islam scholar Tariq Ramadan, a leading professor at Oxford University, was detained on Wednesday in France, where he is facing allegations of rape. "Many people are angry because I denounced someone ...

What Kalonzo's team was upto minutes before swearing in

The 73-year-old's mock inauguration came despite him losing a bid for the presidency in August last year , when Uhuru Kenyatta won an election that his opponent claims was plagued by fraud. Ahead of the swearing-in ceremony, the Communications Autho...

Taliban assail Trump's rejection of talks, vow to fight on

Other previously available information on the size, attrition and performance of the Afghan forces continue to be unavailable. The increase, though incremental, is indicative of the Afghan army's loosening grip on the country in the face of a deter...

Services exports grew at 16.2% during Apr-Sept: Economic Survey

During the campaign for the Lok Sabha elections in 2014, Prime Minister Modi promised voters to bring " Acche Din (Good days)" in the country if the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is voted to power. The slowdown was blamed on the sudden cancellation o...

North Korean defector attends State of the Union

He used a rickety old pair of crutches to flee North Korea in 2006 and made his way through China, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand before finding his final freedom. With the two nations planning a range of events around the Olympics as goodwill measures, ...

Hundreds evacuated as floodwaters threaten Paris

The river overflowed in some places this week when water levels reached just over 5 meters (nearly 17 feet). "There are six studios in the basement, and we've had to set up blocks outside to keep the windows from breaking and covering everything in...

Chris Stapleton plans November 3 show at John Paul Jones Arena

Stapleton will bring his All American Road Show , including special guests Marty Stuart and Brent Cobb , to the Walmart AMP on June 22. Fresh off thee more Grammy wins , country music star Chris Stapleton announced several tour stops, includ...

Reports Russian Opposition Leader Released

Thanks to all those who were not afraid to fight for their rights". Navalny, Russia's best-known opposition leader, was barred from running in the upcoming elections after a 2017 criminal conviction for embezzlement. "Because that's the only path o...

Rep. Joe Kennedy to Deliver Dem Response to Trump's SOTU

Kennedy is the grandson of slain Senator Robert F. Kennedy and grand-nephew of the slain U.S. President John F. Kennedy and the late Senator Edward Kennedy, who for 50 years was one of the dominant voices of Democratic politics. "Our vision for this ...

Macron at Davos: EU Must Strengthen to Compete with China

Macron said in a speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland , that " more ambitious" EU countries must be able to move toward more European integration, even if other European countries don't want to join in. Now, however, with hi...

Trump warns Erdogan not to challenge US

Meanwhile, U.S. authorities are reportedly in the process of considering a massive fine against the Turkish state-owned lender Halkbank in connection with Iran sanctions busting, following a conviction in NY of one of its senior executives.

Syria strongly rejects so-called peace proposal by US, Saudi Arabia

The United States, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Britain and France have put forward a proposal that would involve strengthening the role of Syria's prime minister - at the expense of Assad's authority, according to a leaked document circulated online.

Trump calls for new rules to end shutdown

As Democrats wanted a secure future for CHIP, the Republicans have questioned how they could vote against a bill which they say does just that. The US Senate on Monday reached a deal to re-open the federal government , with Democrats accepting a...

Trump to unveil new immigration proposal on Monday

It also contains a host of stringent features that are anathema to Democrats, including reducing legal immigration by 25 percent, adding border patrol agents and denying certain funding to cities that refuse to cooperate with federal immigration ...

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United States ends funding for 'flawed' UN agency that helps Palestinian refugees

The State Department announced Friday that the U.S. "will no longer commit further funding to this irredeemably flawed operation". Pierre Krähenbühl, Commissioner-General of U...

Washington says goodbye to John McCain

Capitol on Friday. The funeral of at Washington's National Cathedral on Saturday , September 1 will be live-streamed through the McCain website , starting at 10am ET (3pm BST...

Hurricane Maria caused an estimated 2,975 deaths, new study shows

Hurricane Maria now stands as one of the deadliest natural disasters in US history - claiming even more lives than Hurricane Katrina - after a new report said the death tol...

Syrian army preparing phased Idlib assault

In an interview Monday night with the Beirut-based Al-Mayadeen television channel, Hatami said the agreement included the rehabilitation of Syria's defence industry and assured...

Prosecutors grant Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg immunity in Cohen probe

But Cohen's place in Trump's political life ended up being peripheral. For Michael Cohen and Donald Trump , it's always been about money and loyalty. It's also the latest sign...

Scott Morrison to be Australian PM as Malcolm Turnbull ousted

Mr Dutton's and Mr Turnbull's camps waged the most chaotic, frenetic and at times farcical leadership struggle that Australian politics has seen in years, closing down Parliament...

Australia has no dedicated minister for cyber security

The City of Sydney councillor said she had a strong record of championing Liberal Party values at a local government level. "I have been preselected, I owe it to the Liberal Pa...

Air Quality Alert Issued For Northeast, Central And Southwest Minnesota

Air quality is expected to get worse as smoke builds up with visibility being affected. Puget Sound-area residents should avoid vacuuming for up to a week as they wait for the w...

Trump Wants Omarosa Arrested Over Her Tell-All New Book 'Unhinged'

He slightly improved upon 2012 Republican nominee Mitt Romney's abysmal numbers, capturing 8 percent of black voters, up from 6 percent. "Yes, Donald Trump is", she declared. G...

Furor over revoked security clearance grows as Trump said to threaten more

Trump told White House reporters on August 17 that it is a "disgrace" for Bruce Ohr to be at the department. "I think that Bruce Ohr is a disgrace, with his wife, Nellie", Trump...

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Interim information minister departs for Vajpayee’s funeral

Interim information minister departs for Vajpayee’s funeral

Serving as prime minister briefly in 1996 then again from 1998 to 2004, Mr Vajpayee was admired even by prominent political foes. "Leader who was respected deeply for his humil...

Trump can not even commemorate Charlottesville correctly

Trump can not even commemorate Charlottesville correctly

Officials declared states of emergency for both the city of Charlottesville and the state of Virginia to help law enforcement mobilise state and local resources for security reas...

Trump Fires Back at Former Staffer Omarosa Manigault

In his opinion, the most obvious reason would be that the White House "had its own suspicions that she was the type of person who might try to secretly record [the meeting], and ...

United States to Launch Space Force in 2020, Pence Says

United States to Launch Space Force in 2020, Pence Says

Pence and the report noted that Congressional action would be required to establish a new military branch, but said the Trump administration would work with Congress to estab...

Baby boy dies after being found in river near Brooklyn Bridge

Baby boy dies after being found in river near Brooklyn Bridge

Sunday . The baby was wearing only diapers. "I called 911. At that point I thought it was a doll", Mr. Campbell told the AP. Officials want to know: How long was the boy in the...