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Trump University settlement offer made at $25M

Trump also attacked the USA -born federal judge handling the case in San Diego, Gonzalo Curiel , saying he could not be impartial because of his Mexican roots-...


Turnbull government strikes deal with America 0

The Human Rights Legal Centre said the announcement was " full of holes " with no timeframe and no detail on the numbers of people who will be offered places ...


Ohio Congressman Ryan Ready To Challenge Pelosi

Pelosi wanted House Democrats to elect their leadership on Monday, but chose to hold off until November 30 after Moulton and others protested. "Leadership elec...


Sanders calls on Trump to apologize for campaign rhetoric

Trump's presidency. Investigation into Russia's role? As it happens, they were also more predictive than gender. Would it matter? Probably not any more ...


It's surreal, but Trump and Obama just met in the Oval Office

President-elect Donald Trump says he "very much looks forward" to dealing with President Barack Obama in the future. Obama said he had "excellent conversation" ...


Eliminating US Electoral College Desirable But Very Unlikely

Not only is it "unfair" and "undemocratic" but like anything else progressives dislike these days it's also a tool of "white supremacy" and "sexism". After a ...


China promotes 21-nation trade agreement

Discussions between the 21 members of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit over the weekend will be dominated by fears of rising anti-globalizati...


Vols Beat Missouri 63-37 In Dobbs' Final Game At Neyland

Missouri freshman RB Damarea Crockett rushed for 225 yards and a touchdown on 24 carries in Saturday's 63-37 loss to Tennessee. Crockett had the second-highes...


IS shelling kills 7 civilians in eastern Mosul

A report said that on October 17, government forces, backed by USA -led air power, started a long-awaited offensive to retake Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city,...


Japan PM in NY for 1st meeting by foreign leader with Trump

Mr Abe met with Mr Trump in NY, where the incoming president is working to set up an administration after his surprise election victory last week that has injec...


Nationals' Scherzer, Boston's Porcello win Cy Young Awards

In the American League, Scherzer's former Tigers teammate, Rick Porcello of the Boston Red Sox, was a first-time victor with just eight first-place votes ...


United Nations-South Sudan story

The United States on Friday proposed that South Sudan's rebel leader Riek Machar, its army chief and its information minister face UN sanctions for fueling vi...


S. Korean lawmakers pass law on independent probe of Park

The opposition-controlled National Assembly also voted for a parliamentary investigation into allegations that Ms Park allowed a secretive confidante to manipul...


'The Shining' actress Shelley Duvall reveals mental illness

The actress Shelley Duvall is best remembered for her indelible portrayal of a terrified woman in The Shining, opposite Jack Nicholson . Following the interv...


As Trump talks wall, China builds bridges to Latin America

Bilateral ties have since been greatly enriched and picking up momentum toward comprehensive development, he said. Xi stressed the importance of extending the...


Gray jay chosen as Canada's national bird

It makes its home in Canada's arboreal forests, which cover two thirds of the country, and weathers our often brutal winters quite well. Rounding up the top fiv...


9-story New Zealand building in risk of collapse

Do you have friends or family affected by the earthquakes in New Zealand? WOODEND/WELLINGTON, Nov 16 (Reuters) - Helicopters ferried scores of residents and t...


Obama urges nations not to give in to isolationist impulses

Join us in a conversation about world events, the newsgathering process or whatever aspect of the news universe you find interesting or important. Le Pen has ch...


LS adjourned till Monday amid continued ruckus

As the opposition members created a ruckus, Mahajan adjourned the house till 12 noon. "You don't want to run the House", Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said adjourni...


Port Authority to review Bridgegate testimony

Jerrold Nadler accused Port Authority of NY and New Jersey Chairman John Degnan, an appointee of Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, of not negotiating i...


US panel wants to ban China from buying American firms

The US commission, which provides non-binding recommendations to Congress, is accusing Beijing of using its huge state-owned enterprises (SOEs) as tools to adva...


Amid strains, Trump says only he knows finalists for Cabinet

He said the focus is on working with Trump to repeal and replace the health care law, overhaul the tax system and deal with other issues. Most of the calls had ...


Kosovo Arrests 19 Suspects in ISIS Plot to Attack Israeli Soccer Team

They added that the groups were coordinated by two Albanians who are part of ISIS in Syria. Police in Kosovo say they have prevented simultaneous attacks by I...


Obama's alumni-to-be contemplate life after the White House

The White House has said that the president's speech was not edited as a result of the election - having not been drafted ahead of last Tuesday - but Rhodes hin...


Israeli President Arrives In India To Boost Defence Ties

During his meeting with Indian President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other Indian leaders on Tuesday, Presid...


Obama administration gives up on enacting Pacific trade deal

Also in doubt is the fate of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) trade deal, for which the European Union (EU) and USA officials have been...


Germany's Steinmeier in Turkey to discuss strained ties

Over the weekend, European Parliament President Martin Schulz suggested that the EU could impose economic sanctions on Turkey , rather than cutting off the tal...


Israel court sticks to deadline for Amona settlement

Believing that the time to act is now, as the US president-elect begins to shape his foreign policy, top Israeli ministers voted unanimously Sunday in favor of ...


Singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen dead at 82

With lyrics like "I'm leaving the table / I'm out of the game", the 82-year-old singer-songwriter and poet was facing his own mortality. It was followed by ...


Hate Crimes Since the Election: 3 numbers that have Trump critics concerned

Monmouth County and Gloucester County recorded the second and third-most number of hate crimes. According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, a hate crime...


Trump adviser says Israeli settlements not obstacle to peace

Normally a tacit supporter of Israel's self-determination and its programs to smother any attempts at Palestinian independence, the U.S. has been edging away fr...


Jedinak demands quick fix after Thailand shock Australia

The two third-place teams meet in a play-off with the winners facing a Concacaf team for another berth. Thailand is last on the group table having lost all fo...


Obama rebukes supporters for shouting down Trump protester

The Silent majority are people who are embarrassed to admit to pollsters that they are going to vote for Trump. Obama said over the crowd turning on the protest...


U.S. to resettle Australia's refugees languishing on islands

About 1,200 people are being held in the asylum centres on Manus Island in Papua New Guinea and on Nauru island. Under the Turnbull government deal, the r...


Russia's Putin dismisses economy minister

Novaya Gazeta quoted unnamed law-enforcement sources as saying that Oleg Feoktistov, the head of security at Rosneft and a high-ranking Federal Security Servic...


U.S. Service Members Killed In Afghanistan

Forces - Afghanistan, today's loss is heartbreaking and we offer our deepest condolences to the families and friends of our service members who lost their lives...


Exclusive 'Beauty and the Beast' trailer premiers

The trailer, which recently premiered at Good Morning America, shows Emma Watson playing the role of Belle , the woman who will relieve the Beast of his cu...


Japan, S Korea ink controversial intelligence deal

But more importantly than this prestigious award, the Fc Barcelona player also has to deal with criticism coming from Argentina on its performance in selection,...


Pope Francis pushes for inclusion in race, class, religion

Pope Francis, who earlier this year criticised the immigration policies of U.S. president-elect Donald Trump, repeated his concerns in an interview this morni...


Assange questioning concludes in London

The 45-year-old Assange sought refuge in Ecuador's embassy in London's upmarket Knightsbridge neighbourhood in June 2012, fleeing allegations of rape and sexu...


Notable & Quotable: Would Bernie Have Won?

As Americans fathom their own nation's doomsday, one man in American politics has the clout to ease the people's fears. The 2016 election has sent progressive...


Deposed Sultan of Sokoto dies while son detained for graft

Dasuki, crowned the 18th sultan and head of the country's Muslim population in 1988, was deposed in 1996 after he reportedly fell out with the country's then mi...


Buhari President mourns late Dasuki

Dasuki's father, the 18th Sultan of Sokoto had died late Monday night in Abuja at the age of 93. Similarly, Danbazau said Sambo had declined another offer to ...


India made no extra commitment on civil nuclear deal with Japan

Both the leaders boarded the train along with their respective delegations from Tokyo and following their arrival in Kobe, they will visit the Kawasaki Heavy ...


Revised peace deal for Colombia agreed

Leaders from the Colombian government and FARC guerilla group have reached their second peace agreement this year, though there is some doubt as to whether Co...


Trump Returns to Pre-Election Form in Tweet Calling Protests 'Unfair'

While the WSJ did not offer any further details about Barack and Michelle's decision to forgo posing with Donald and Melania, their abandonment of tradition o...


Turkey concerned as Syrian Kurds press toward IS-held Raqqa

The attack hit al-Heesha, about 40 km (25 miles) north of Raqqa, said the British-based monitor. "We should not force the people to choose between two evils",...


Trump win prods European diplomats to seek greater role

In a statement on Monday, the ministers reiterated their "strong resolute " commitment for the full implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JC...


Russia's Moldovan victory is far from complete

Dodon's win is in part a reflection of a loss of trust in pro-European leaders in the ex-Soviet state of 3.5 million, which was plunged into political and econo...


Why the Electoral College?

While it has never actually changed the overall result of the election, millions have signed a petition calling for electors to ditch Trump and choose Clint...