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IS fighters in Syria's Homs target gas pipeline

Russian Federation urged Syria this week to stop its bombings against rebel forces such as ISIS. Turkey is angered by the U.S. alliance with the Kurds, but analysts say the SDF is the most capable local force ready to move on the Islamic State's ke...

Deepa Jayakumar reaches Amma's memorial to pay her tribute

She then talked about how CM E Palaniswamy hijacked the AIADMK party and said, "This kind of hijacking of the party was not good". Ms Jayakumar, 42, attacked Ms Sasikala for what she called "hijack" of the party after Ms Jayalalithaa's death, which...

Norwegian Air launch £69 flights to NY - but there's a catch

These will be the only year-round European flights out of Providence. These include Stewart International Airport , around 70 miles from New York, Providence Airport in Rhode Island, and Bradley International Airport in CT. If you'd like to choose...

Major break in the case of missing Georgia teacher

Duke was never previously a suspect in Grinstead's disappearance, said GBI Special Agent in Charge J.T. Richardson. Police found the 30-year-old's cell phone, vehicle and dog, Dolly Madison, at her Ocilla, Ga ., home-about 200 miles south of Atlan...

People Pass JFK Security Checkpoint Without Screening, Officials Say

Terminal 5 is used primarily by JetBlue Airways. A security camera recorded the passengers walking through the screening lane, setting off the metal detector three times. Three of those passengers set off the detector's alarm and continued to their...

In The War Between Tigers And Drone, Chalk One Up For Tigers

The drone began to smoke, which caused the tigers to move back. The tigers are meandering about until they catch sight of the drone, at which stage a cat and mouse game ensures. The drone led the tigers through the snow until one managed to land a ...

Mexican migrant kills himself after 3rd USA deportation

A Mexican man has reportedly killed himself just 30 minutes after being deported from the USA. He jumped off a bridge just yards from El Chaparral , the main border crossing point between the U.S. He suffered a concussion and died of a heart at...

DHS immigration, border guidance seeks to tighten asylum, unaccompanied minor policies

The two guidelines mark a significant overhaul of deportation policies under President Barack Obama. The agencies have also been directed to prioritize immigrants who have committed any criminal offense, even minor infractions, whereas under ...

Scientists complete drilling task in South China Sea

However, Yasay expressed confidence that an ASEAN-China code of conduct for the South China Sea could be signed by June. Another official said the structures appeared to be 20 meters (66 feet) long and 10 meters (33 feet) high. "The logical respo...

Vandals topple more than 100 headstones at Jewish cemetery

During a visit to the National Museum of African American History and Culture on Tuesday morning, Trump denounced the recent threats against the Jewish community, calling them, " terrible and ... "We must fight acts of intolerance and hate". The poli...

Israeli jailed for 18 months for shooting dead wounded Palestinian attacker

The sentencing of Sgt. Elor Azaria culminated a almost yearlong saga that has bitterly divided the country. Azaria , now 20, was convicted in January by a panel of military judges for the death of Abdel al-Fatah al-Sharif in Hebron in March.

Turkish president phones Ilham Aliyev

Ilham Aliyev became president in 2003, succeeding his father to lead the former Soviet country and was re-elected in 2008 and 2013. An eye doctor by training, Mehriban hails from one of Azerbaijan's wealthiest and most influential families, the Pa...

Austria grants U.S. request to extradite Ukrainian mogul Dmytro Firtash

The Austrian court's ruling overturns an earlier verdict in May 2015, which rejected the USA extradition request - but was subsequently appealed against. Spain has also requested his extradition. "In February of 2014, the US wanted to remove Mr Fir...

Border-Crossing Shooting Case Could Split Supreme Court

Border Patrol agent in 2010. The question is a variation of one of the central issues in the legal fight over the stalled travel ban, which Trump has promised to revise by issuing a new order this week. "If Sergio Hernandez had been shot before he ma...

United Kingdom faces 'very hefty' Brexit bill, warns the European Commission chief

British prime minister Theresa May has already pledged that Britain's "vast contributions" will end, so a battle can be expected as the European Union attempts to get the nation to honour commitments made in the 2014 - 2020 budget round, which essent...

Kim Jong-nam: Security high at mortuary as family expected

He also warned that North Korea may try military provocations to divert global attention from the killing. In Indonesia, Agung Sampurno, an Immigration Department spokesperson, said that at least three North Korean suspects who left Malaysia in the...

Police responding to active shooter report in Houston hospital

A source inside the building said medical providers are hiding in their offices in the hospital. Numerous Twitter users posted that shots had been fired at the hospital. Authorities searched the basement and all floors, and are now searching se...

Secretary Mattis Makes Unannounced Trip to Iraq

Before he arrived in Baghdad, Mattis said his country was not here to seize Iraqi oil. Mattis told reporters that US rules of engagement in the fight against ISIS will not be changed from the Obama administration's. He is also known for several...

14 killed in bus accident in Philippines

Berlito Bati Jr., training officer of the Tanay disaster agency, said the injured students were brought to different hospitals in Camp Mateo Capinpin; the Tanay Provincial Hospital, and the Tanay Community Hospital. and was rented by the school for t...

Shoot-at-sight orders at Afghanistan Chaman border

Yesterday, Pakistan Army chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa told Gen John Nicholson, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, during a telephonic conversation that terrorist activities and inaction against militants in Afghanistan were "testing our current po...

Is Andrew Puzder cooked? Republicans flip on Trump's labor secretary pick

He was appointed to serve on the National Labor Relations Board and to be an assistant attorney general in the Civil Rights division of the Justice Department by former President George W. Acosta is an attorney who has worked in government in the p...

Landmark EU-Canada Trade Deal Gets Approval from EU Parliament

The agreement will eliminate roughly 98 percent of the tariffs between Canada and the EU. " CETA will be a lighthouse for future trade deals all over the world", said Artis Pabriks of the European People's Party", calling Canada an "ally we ca...

Raptors Bulk Up After Reportedly Acquiring Serge Ibaka

The Raptors sit four games behind the Celtics for the top spot in the Atlantic Division and are now fifth in the Eastern Conference. The latest ugly performance came on Sunday when the Raptors gave up a 16-point lead to start the fourth quarter and...

Bad Hombre: Mexicans march against Trump

He pledged to review the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), tighten the immigration laws and build a wall along the USA border with Mexico. Trump has insisted a wall along the almost 2,000-mile US border with Mexico would be paid for by M...

Trump Gives Trudeau Assurance on Trade Relationship With Canada

In contrast, Mr. Trump didn't speak at all to Mr. Trudeau during the event as the Prime Minister sat beside him smiling. President Trump has shown once again that he doesn't understand the concept of a border. Thank you. Prime Minister Trudeau,...

Trump Advisor Stephen Miller Makes Contentious Sunday Morning Debut

But first, Miller started by hedging, saying: "This morning, on this show, is not the venue for me to lay out all the evidence". Miller said, that Trump might sign a new executive order that would withstand legal scrutiny. "And so we are contempl...

Orange alligator puzzles SC residents

An alligator in a SC neighborhood has been nicknamed "Rusty" and the "Trump-a-gator" due to its unusual orange color. The unique reptile was discovered on the banks of a retention pond in Tanner Plantation in Hanahan. If the discoloration is only s...

Turkey denies Russia's information on bombing of coordinates in Syria's al-Bab

Thursday's clashes came despite Ankara's remarks the previous day that it was in talks with Moscow to coordinate troop movements and avoid any encounter with the Syrian military in the fighting around the town. The Turkish army is supporting FSA figh...

Thousands homeless after torrential flooding and landslides kill 13 in Indonesia

The victims include a seven-year-old girl and a one-year-old boy, as well their mother. Another 10-year-old died in another nearby village. "Landslides happen nearly every year in Bali and cost lives", Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, spokesperson for the N...

Top foreign affairs Dem: Trump must boot Flynn

As the story of Flynn's contacts with Kislyak emerged last month, the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence announced it would investigate allegations that Russian Federation meddled in the US elections; the Federal Bureau of Investigation has al...

Details of Trump-Putin call raise new White House leak concerns

Sadly, Trump literally had to pause the conversation to ask his aides what New Start is. The treaty limits both countries' nuclear arsenals to no more than 1,550 deployed nuclear warheads. If New START is not mutually extended, neither America nor ...

Iranian president rips US, Trump on anniversary of revolution

According to Fox News , citing a us official, Iran launched a missile from the same pad used earlier this year. Millions of Iranians took part in nationwide rallies on Friday to mark the 38th victory anniversary of the country's Islamic Revolution...

400 whales wash ashore at remote beach in New Zealand; 300 die

Department of Conservation Golden Bay Operations manager Andrew Lamason said on Saturday morning they were unsure at this stage if they had re-stranded or if some had joined them. The largest stranding was in 1918, when around 1000 whales showed u...

Turkish soldiers killed in Syria

The Kremlin has issued a statement (in Russian) saying President Putin had, in a telephone call with his Turkish counterpart, "expressed condolences over a tragic incident which resulted in the deaths of several Turkish troops in the al-Bab area".

Sean Spicer defends USA raid in Yemen as "absolutely a success"

The International Crisis Group think-tank has warned that operations like the Baida raid risked fanning hostility towards the United States among civilians, providing fertile ground for recruitment by al-Qaeda. Military officials told NBC News ...

Pence Casts Historic Senate Vote to Confirm Trump's Education Pick

That left 50 Republicans supporting her in the 100-member chamber. The Senate's vote on Tuesday-in which two Republicans, Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Markowski of Alaska, crossed the aisle to vote against DeVos-marks the seventh of 22 Trump cabine...

Shifting his stance yet again, Mulayam to campaign for SP-Cong alliance

The attack was a part of continuous verbal attacks the Congress Vice-President has launched against the Prime Minister. "It's Seva (Service), Bahaduri (Courage), Shamta (Ability) and Modesty", he added. Mulayam rubbished all the rumours of feuds with...

Civilian deaths rise in Afghanistan

Since 2009, the United Nations found that a total of 24,841 civilians had lost their lives, while 45,347 had been left injured. "The killing and maiming of thousands of Afghan civilians is deeply harrowing and largely preventable", Tadamichi Yamam...

Arrest made over NY jogger Karina Vetrano's rape and murder

NY police believe they have finally caught the man who raped and killed a young jogger previous year in a crime that appalled the city and the world. When asked if the Worcester County District Attorney's Office was reaching out to New York City in...

Iranian Missile Launch 'Absolutely Unacceptable'

It followed USA military ground action Saturday against al-Qaida's affiliate in Yemen - the first counterterrorism mission approved by Trump - in which a US service member was killed. "We're looking into the exact nature of it", Spicer said. That r...

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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...

Special Reports

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 "...