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Tensions rise between Turkey, US along Syrian border

Ankara denies deliberately targeting them and offered condolences to Kurdish Regional Government President Masoud Barzani for the deaths of the Peshmerga forces...


Pence reaffirms US-Australia alliance after Trump spat

The refugees are being held in detention camps in two islands near Australia - Nauru and Papua New Guinea. Pence, the most senior USA official to visit Austra...


North Korea celebrates as South Korea, US keep watch

Workers' Party newspaper Rodong Sinmun stated in an editorial Tuesday its army has the capacity to "respond to any war the United States wants", and that the ...


Bottas beats Vettel in Russian GP for 1st F1 win

Bottas meanwhile moves up to 63 points, 10 behind Hamilton, and 23 behind Vettel - the closest the championship top three has been after four races in five year...


China must pay attention to India's CPEC concern: Chinese scholar

India is opposed to the CPEC because the planned route passes through disputed Gilgit-Baltistan and Pakistan-occupied Kashmir . "China's position on the issu...


3 civilians killed in militant gun battles

US Army Gen. John Nicholson, the commander of US and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces in Afghanistan, has submitted his recommendation for a troop boos...


US Security Agency Collected 151Mln Phone Calls Data in 2016

The National Security Agency (NSA) in 2016 agreed to nearly 2,000 requests from officials within the government to reveal the identities of US persons caught up...


Pakistan, Iran agree to boost border security after incident

Earlier on Wednesday, Zarif met with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad and discussed bilateral relations, border issues and regional security situation. ...


McDonald's debuts 'frork' utensil with new sandwiches

But good news: We solved it anyway!" "Will the Frork improve your Signature Crafted Recipes eating experience? I mean, sure ... maybe". What's being intro...


Le Pen speech plagiarism 'a wink to former candidate Fillon'

Varoufakis wrote, referring to Jean-Marie Le Pen, who was kicked out of the Front National Party by Marine for his anti-Semitic statements. 'One officer suffe...


With book, Ivanka Trump must walk complicated ethical line

Slaughter famously wrote about the conundrum of successful work-life balance in an essay for The Atlantic , " Why Women Still Can't Have It All ", that becam...


LEADING OFF: Will the Red Sox take another shot at Machado?

Barry Bonds said in 2004 that he would never play for the Red Sox because Boston is "too racist for me". Baker said he didn't know the exact details of the ...


10 killed in U.S. tornadoes

The historic Bethel Cemetery suffered its gate and fencing twisted, and it was reported a wedding was also being conducted at a residence in the path of the tor...


'I Will Not Be Happy' if North Korea Conducts Nuke Test

The missile blew up shortly just launch, officials said. "But eventually, he'll have good missiles". "The president is someone who's made it very clear that h...


UK's Labour Party vows to ditch Theresa May's Brexit plan if elected

Tory backbencher and long-time Leave supporter Jacob Rees-Mogg told the MailOnline the speech was "an admission the Labour Party has rejected Brexit and with ...


Clinton blames misogyny, FBI, Russia, herself for 2016 loss

Hillary Clinton called North Korea one of the world's "wicked problems" on Tuesday - and took a swipe at President Donald Trump's tweeting habits at an appearan...


Paris gunman's criminal past in focus as police hunt second suspect

Molins said Cheurfi had a criminal record that included threatening police and that he was arrested in February. After Islamic State claimed responsibility ...


Stephen Colbert's 'Late Show' monologue sparks #FireColbert backlash

CBS on Wednesday declined to comment on Colbert's remarks, which follow a surge in popularity for " The Late Show " since the host stepped up his scathing nig...


Duterte says he may be too busy to meet Trump

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has eroded basic freedoms, but after a recent political victory, he got a congratulatory call from Trump. The U.N. Tran...


UN envoy heading to cease-fire talks in Kazakhstan this week

With a ceasefire ever elusive in Syria, the White House said Washington would send a representative to the ceasefire talks in Astana on Wednesday and Thursday. ...


The House just passed a bill that affects overtime pay

The Democrats were joined by six Republicans in opposing the measure, which now heads to the Senate. The Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 outlawed child l...


New Hamas program softens language, but some goals remain

Hamas has presented a new political charter accepting the 1967 borders for the formation of a Palestinian state without recognizing Israel . "Hamas reject...


France's president warns of complacency over Le Pen

Opinion polls indicate that the business-friendly Macron, who has never held elected office, will take at least 61 percent of the vote against Le Pen after two ...


Trump tells NRA: 'You have a true friend' in White House

Speculating on who might run for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020, Trump brought up the name of U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren of MA and used a der...


Pentagon probes former Trump aide Flynn's foreign payments

Another document , an unclassified letter from the Defense Intelligence Agency, indicates that the Defense Intelligence Agency "did not locate any records" r...


Germany's Merkel arrives in Russia for talks with Putin

As well as Ukraine , Merkel and Putin discussed Syria and the G-20 summit in Hamburg in July, when both the Russian and United States presidents are due to m...


North Korea marks anniversary with massive artillery drill

The South Korean Defense Ministry said yesterday that it was also considering holding joint drills with the Carl Vinson and accompanying ships. A U.S. Relatio...


Passengers Duke It Out On Flight Before Take Off

The man in the red shirt was escorted off the aircraft by personnel shortly thereafter, according to CNN . Two passengers started throwing haymakers at each ...


Israel official: 870 Palestinians remain on hunger strike

Iran is a sponsor of Hamas, which dominates Gaza, and Palestinian Islamic Jihad. The Palestinian Authority today held Israel fully responsibility for the live...


Venezuela leader calls for citizens congress

Both Maduro's supporters and detractors thronged highways and city centers Monday to commemorate International Workers' Day and have their say on the embattled ...


Clinton blames 2016 loss on Comey letter, Russian interference and herself

But the former Democratic nominee also blamed Russian interference in the U.S. election and the release just before the election of a letter by the FBI director...


"Brussels gossip" says UK PM over reports of friction with European Union chief

Christopher Brooker in the Daily Telegraph reports that former European Union ambassador Sir Ivan Rogers forecast this clash when he spoke of "ill-informed ...


2nd gas attack on Iraq troops in as many days

And when civilians from their neighbourhood of west Mosul fled the fighting last month, they left with them. Since the effort to take Mosul back from ISIS beg...


Bill O'Reilly to return with "No Spin News" podcast on Monday

Clinton, Cosby and Billy Bush (for admiring the behavior) have paid a high price for their "peccadillo". Following the channel's decision to fire Bill O'Reilly ...


Trump won't get House OK of health bill before his 100th day

House leadership said they will bring AHCA to the floor when they are confident they have the votes for it to pass. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi tol...


First Quarter GDP Weak

The U.S. economy grew 0.7 percent in the first quarter of this year, sharply lower than the 2.1 percent growth in the previous quarter, according to the advan...


Congress removes Digvijay Singh as party in-charge of Karnataka, Goa

Venugopal will be assisted by four secretaries to take care of Karnataka affairs-Manickam Tagore, PC Vishnunadh, Madhu Yashki Goud and Sake Sailjanath. After ch...


Pence, headed to Japan, turns focus to trade with key ally

Defence Secretary James Mattis has briefed the Congress on the option, but the military has not yet made a decision to intercept a test missile. One U.S. Shor...


IS kills senior Afghan Taliban official in Pakistan: Militants

Part of a regular troop rotation announced in January under the Obama administration, they will arrive in stages, eventually numbering some 300 who will take pa...


Suspected Delaware Cop Killer Remains Barricaded

Sealy fled from the scene and is believed to be barricaded inside a home in Middletwon, Delaware, state police said in a press release . The killer had fired...


Ivanka's brand prospers as politics mixes with business

Fewer voters have unfavorable opinions of the first family than President Donald Trump, but a majority disapprove of the adviser roles of Ivanka Trump and Jar...


At meat market, the far-right Le Pen backs "eating French"

As a candidate, Le Pen has promised to strictly limit immigration, leave the European Union, establish a national currency, and ban public expressions of reli...


Modi urges Muslims not to politicise triple talaq

Earlier this month, the centre told the Supreme Court that "triple talaq " was among customs that impact the social status and dignity of Muslim women and deny...


Wikipedia the latest site to be blocked in Turkey

Turkey's Information and Communication Technologies Authority (BTK) said "After technical analysis and legal consideration based on the Law Nr". Ankara had as...


USS Carl Vinson exercises with Japan air force

Turning to diplomacy after flexing military muscle, the United States will urge the U.N. Security Council on Friday to increase economic pressure on North Korea...


Zidane calls on French to 'avoid' voting for Le Pen

Aliot said Jalkh will be replaced as party leader by Steeve Briois, mayor of Le Pen's electoral fiefdom of Henin-Beaumont in depressed northern France. a patrio...


Deaths reported after Texas tornado

The National Weather Service placed Henderson County under a tornado watch at 5:23 p.m. She said one person was killed along Interstate 20 in Canton and four in...


France's Le Pen picks her would-be prime minister

Le Pen issued a video via Twitter on Friday urging Melenchon's voters to "block" her centrist rival Emmanuel Macron, arguing that the former banker and governme...


British police foil terror plot

The unidentified woman in her 20s was subject to an anti-terror investigation and is in a serious but stable condition after the shooting, reports the BBC . Th...


Arkansas conducts first execution since 2005, plans 3 more

The ruling allowed Lee's death sentence to be carried out, making him the first inmate in Arkansas to be executed since 2005. Lee did not appear to be in pain...