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How do we go forward from this election?

Sen. Trump left the press behind to take his family to dinner at the iconic 21 Club, which is located just a few blocks from Trump Tower in NY. Claire McCaskill (D-MO). "It's just a great, great protection for the minority". This frustration with...

Russia says its strike in Syria killed 30 al-Qaida fighters

Syria has been locked in a devastating civil war since early 2011, when the Assad regime cracked down on pro-democracy protests - which erupted as part of the "Arab Spring" uprisings - with unexpected ferocity. "It is a very vital area", Eid said. Fi...

US to resettle Australia's refugees languishing on islands

No timeline was given for the process. He did not think Mr Trump would maintain the deal, regardless of Australia's lobbying efforts. Turnbull told a press conference Sunday that a "one-off" agreement had been struck with the Obama administra...

More than a dozen die in crushing queues as India scraps banknotes

Invoking Jawaharlal Nehru, the Prime Minister said he purposely chose his birth anniversary for the visit here to launch projects. "You (Congress) issue statements". "Did you think Modi will just come and go like other political parties ..." Accusi...

Kenya's Mary Keitany Wins Third Straight New York City Marathon

American Abdi Abdirahman placed third. In the corresponding men's race, Eritrea's Ghimray Gebrsellasie, the 2013 IAAF World Marathon champion, took off from former Hamburg champion, Lucas Rotich to complete a dominant 2:07:51 -the third fastest win...

Malaysia detains 12 activists ahead of anti-PM rally

Bersih said on Facebook that its lawyers finally met Chin on Sunday after having no access to her since she was detained. Malaysian police detained 12 activists and tightened security ahead of the rally Saturday by electoral reform group Bersih ...

POINT OF VIEW: Electoral College flawed from its inception

Mr Trump has 290 Electoral College votes to Mrs Clinton's 232, with MI still undecided. Ms. Toretti, from Indiana, Pa., said "the whole point of the Electoral College" is to give all of the states a say in presidential elections, so that ...

Iran to Withdraw from Nuclear Deal if US Sanctions are Renewed

Iran , OPEC's third-largest producer, remains at odds with de facto leader Saudi Arabia, which is pushing its regional rival to accept an output cap. This is to be welcomed given his human rights record. If the Trump administration doesn't block Co...

Pakistan claims killing 11 Indian soldiers at LoC

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi stepped up a drive to isolate Pakistan diplomatically after the Uri army base attack last month. Pakistan has denied the claim. Following the attack, India claimed it had conducted a cross-border "surgical strike...

Giant sinkhole in Japan fixed in just one week

Photos released on Tuesday show no trace of the 15 metre deep crater which was more than half the size of an Olympic swimming pool. Mayor Soichiro Takashima said the street is now 30 times stronger than it was before, adding that the city has ass...

EU, NATO Prepare 40 Proposals to Enhance Bilateral Collaboration - Mogherini

Trump's upset election badly rattled nerves in Europe after he appeared to call into question Washington's near 70-year security guarantee by saying he would only help North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies if they paid their way. Trump agreed to ...

Bush's Election Day surprise: He and Laura Bush adopted a puppy

The Dallas resident shared a picture on his Facebook page Monday night of his newest family pet, Freddy. He did not vote for either Trump or Hillary Clinton on Election Day. Bush remarked that when he visited the Rio Grande Valley in South Texas as...

Ireland's Schmidt expects All Black backlash in Dublin

To have first-choice locks Whitelock back with the returning Brodie Retallick would be a major boost for New Zealand's chances of avenging its first loss to Ireland nine days ago in Chicago. "There were a lot of uncharacteristic mistakes that they ...

Israel President to hold talks Modi

Following a welcome ceremony Tuesday morning at the official residence of Indian President Pranab Mukherjee, Rivlin and his wife, Nechama, continued on to the tomb of Mahatma Gandhi, the supreme leader of India's independence movement, laid a wreath ...

Obamas skip traditional first couples photo with the Trumps

Mr Trump headed from the White House to Capitol Hill for a lunch meeting with House Speaker Paul Ryan. "We will all come together and be proud!" it said. "The meeting lasted for nearly an hour and a half". "It's not something I've given a lot of th...

Russian Allies Are Expected to Win Presidential Elections in Moldova and Bulgaria

Thousands of people are protesting in the Moldovian capital Chisinau, expressing their discontent with the results of the recent presidential elections, the Jurnal outlet reports . "The next president should find this balance". Moldova's preside...

Peter Thiel may replace Chris Christie as Trump's White House transition chair

There have been board-level appointments of women and minorities, and there have been hirings for heads of diversity at numerous billion-dollar startups. Particularly notable this time around is that the five most valuable tech companies are, depen...

India shocked at move to halt black money trade

Millions of people thronged banks across India on Thursday, carrying Rs 500 and 1,000 notes demonetised on Tuesday night, to exchange or deposit them in their accounts. "We are not the ones with the black money and if we don't earn for two days we ...

For Israel 'Palestinian state over' after Trump win

President Elect Donald Trump, a true friend of Israel", he said in a statement . "We know that Trump is relatively closer to Israel than Clinton, but we should also not forget that Hillary as Foreign secretary has always sold us lies and illusions...

How A President Trump Could Derail Obamacare By Dropping Legal Appeal

Trump, he said , may have other priorities. Since being signed into law in 2010, the Affordable Care Act - colloquially known as Obamacare - has provided access to health insurance to. If Republicans want to keep the pre-existing condition provisi...

Rurik Jutting: the former British banker found guilty of murder

But judge Stuart-Moore dismissed the apology. "Nevertheless, for whatever it may be worth, to Ningsih's family and friends, and Mujiasih's family and friends, I am sorry, I am sorry beyond words". Her mutilated body was found in a suitcase on the b...

Turkey's pro-Kurdish opposition partly boycotts parliament

Turkey drew global condemnation for the arrest on Friday of leaders and lawmakers from the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), the second-largest opposition grouping in parliament, as part of a terrorism investigation. Ankara says the crack...

Russia, Syrian regime start 10-hour lull in N. Aleppo

Syrian rebels and civilians showed no sign of leaving the besieged opposition-held sector of Aleppo on Friday, despite a Russian deadline to resume bombing Syria's largest city at nightfall after a 17-day pause. By early afternoon however, abou...

Democrats Look To Make Gains In State Legislatures

The court's order provided no reasoning for its decision and was issued by three judges who were nominated by Republican presidents. Democrats could appeal the order either to a large panel of the 6th Circuit, or to the Supreme Court. interrogating...

FBI chief: No charges for Hillary Clinton after new emails reviewed

Despite the emergence of new emails, that decision has been upheld. The State Department on Friday classified portions of two more emails sent to Hillary Clinton during her time as secretary of state, in its last release of documents from her priva...

Relative calm as humanitarian pause begins in Syria's Aleppo

The United Nations can not use Russia's unilateral pause in the fighting in Aleppo to send aid into the city's besieged eastern zone because it does not have the needed security guarantees, a U.N. Western governments said the strikes had kill...

Pro-Kurdish party limits its actions in Turkish parliament

Turkish authorities arrested the co-leaders of the HDP in a terrorism investigation on Friday, drawing worldwide condemnation. Hundreds of charges were filed against HDP lawmakers following the new measure and the party decided not to voluntarily app...

SIMI encounter: Activists question MP CMs move to reward cops

The minister said the slain men were dreaded terrorists who had killed policemen earlier. The Madhya Pradesh Anti-Terror Squad chief told a news channel on 2 November that the men had no weapons on them at the site of the killing. He said that he als...

Hillary Clinton takes down heckler at Florida rally

With Election Day just around the corner and the race for the White House tightening, Hillary Clinton has unleashed a fresh offensive, even taking aim at a heckler in the crowd. Chelsea Clinton was in Battle Creek and Muskegon on Saturday. A fire...

UN says 239 migrants die in two shipwrecks off Libya

Once the migrants reach worldwide waters they call for help by satellite phone. The rescued migrants were transferred to the island of Lampedusa by the Italian coast guard. Some 29 people were rescued when their rubber dinghy started to take in wat...

Father's cap helps Maddon guide Cubs to World Series win

With the blessing of the Harry Caray estate and Chicago's WGN network, a team from Budweiser and the agency VaynerMedia in NY culled through archives of yesteryear's games between the Cubs and the Indians, and also games with big finishes, to set up ...

Russia accuses rebels in Aleppo of killing civilians

Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu on Tuesday accused the US-led coalition in Syria of failing to rein in hardline rebels, and said the chance of a political settlement was now remote. The refusal of some countries to allow Russian vessels t...

2016 early voting ahead of pace set four years ago in Georgia

In Taylor County, it was 3,247 this time , 2,391 last time . Registered Democrats still have an advantage over Republicans, to the tune of about 40,000 votes , or 12.6 percentage points out of almost 340,000 ballots cast. Early voting started y...

Australia eyeing tough new anti-immigrant legislation to combat 'people smuggling'

The government has long maintained that asylum seekers who come by boat would never be settled in Australia but the introduction extent of this ban is tougher than expected. "This does nothing to address that fundamental question about where they are...

Seoul plans to restart talks on military pact with Tokyo

The Oct. 21-22 gathering brought North Korea's Vice Foreign Minister Han Song Ryol together with a delegation of former US nuclear negotiators, resuming an informal dialogue that previously occurred about twice a year. But South Korea's defense m...

Centre receives flak from Supreme Court for non-appointment of HC judges

The Supreme Court stated that the courtrooms all across the country were being locked out due to the lack of judges. "It is very regrettable that the Memorandum of Procedure is being used by the government as an instrument of blackmail, suggesting th...

Agnieszka Radwanska to face Angelique Kerber in last four at WTA Finals

There's just eight of us [at the start of the tournament] and it's the semi-finals, so everyone has the same chance", said Radwanska. "Of course, I prepared that she's going to serve good and that's what she did", added the Pole. Yet if faced with Ra...

Backup dancer who vanished is found

New Jersey's North Bergen Police Department noted on Instagram that dancer was located. Concerns grew when news of the dancer's auto was found at a Hertz facility in Jersey. "What's really odd is that, if she got married, she would so want me and h...

Deutsche Bank makes 278 million euros, strengthens buffers

Germany'sDeutsche Bank AG ( DB ) reported Thursday that its third-quarter net income was 278 million euros, compared to last year's hefty loss of 6.02 billion euros. The Deutsche Bank deal is still subject to regulatory approvals, the statement said....

Shiv Sena urges Muslim leaders to take rational stand on triple talaq

Insisting on the need to "expose the nefarious designs of both the present regime as well as of the patriarchal conservative Muslims, who are colliding with the retrogressive forces to take the attention away from the most important issues, and the f...

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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 "...