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Australia treasurer promises fair budget that reins in debt

Mr Morrison is expected to show the Budget returning to surplus in 2020 on the back of a tight clamp on spending and better tax revenue. The commission will c...


South Korea chooses liberal as new president, exit polls show

Mr Moon, 64, was the clear favourite as conservative forces struggled to regroup after the scandal ended Ms Park's presidency. "I gave all my body and soul (t...


Man Posing as Adele's Manager Arrested, Again

According to the newspaper, Jackson reached out to Kendrick Lamar's manager, who immediately felt that something wasn't right when asked to provide compliment...


US, Philippines Engage in Joint Military Exercises

The soldiers are also set to conduct operational and counterterrorism training during the 12-day exercises, said Philippine Defence Secretary Delfin Lorenzana. ...


Woman videotapes kangaroo grabbing girl at animal park

She was only centimetres from the captive roo when her three-year-old sister reached through the wire fence, causing the Australian native to lash out and grab ...


Pakistan claims it killed 50 Afghan border troops

The spokesman for the governor of Afghanistan's Kandahar province claimed that Pakistani officials had strayed on to the Afghan side of the border and were atte...


Mattis: US reviewing Syria safe zones but has many questions

Idlib, the northern region of the city of Homs, eastern Guta and southern Syria, will be the detente zones , with about 51,000 armed men and 2,670,000 civili...


Macron: 'I will fight the divisions that undermine France'

But they do not know France!" After a campaign based on promises to revive the country through radical pro-business measures and pro-European policies, the 39...


Two-thirds of Britons have had mental health problems

Working with renowned sporting personalities who are also mental health advocates such as rugby union referee Nigel Owens, Team GB Gold medal-winning hockey pla...


Price defends cutting nearly $1 trillion from Medicaid

There are going to be factions in the Senate every bit as hard to reconcile as those in the House - and anyone who didn't understand this simply doesn't know ve...


3 weeks into hunger strike, Palestinian inmates add vitamins

Deputy Defense Minister Eli Ben Dahan called Barghouti "a shameless terrorist pretending to be a nationalist idealist, a leader who sent others to blow themse...


Trump administration shrugs off softwood threat from Trudeau government

According to the Canadian Press agency, Trudeau was also looking at other retaliatory measures, such as duties on plywood, flooring, wood chips, packaging mater...


Sei Young Kim wins LPGA Tour's Lorena Ochoa Match Play

That set up the 18-hole afternoon championship match in the first LPGA match-play tournament since 2012. Both parred the last, however, and Kim had her victor...


Milner misses penalty as Liverpool held 0-0 by Southampton

However, Jurgen Klopp claimed after the game he was not concerned by Milner's missed spot-kick. " Southampton wanted to come here and somehow get a point, or ...


U.S. troops deploy along Syria's border with Turkey

Analysts say the dispute will be the number one issue when Erdogan meets Trump for the first time as president on May 16 in the United States . Some footage po...


85-year-old aiming to be oldest Everest climber dies

Sherchan's death has been confirmed by Nepal's Department of Tourism but little details have emerged due to poor communication with the base camp. In May 2008...


Senate Asks Page for Documents on his Contacts With Russia

Page choose to not provide the material requested by those dates, the committee will consider its next steps at that time ". Mr Trump and those loyal to him ...


United States sends nuclear sub to S Korea amid rising tensions with North

South Korea's navy is planning to hold joint naval drills with USA aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson battle group, which has trained with Japanese destroyers in ...


Le Pen Takes Leave As FN Head In French Presidency Bid

Al Jazeera asked Parisians how they felt about Sunday's election and whether they believed a Le Pen victory is possible. We have to mobilize. "For my part, I wi...


Thousands flee as Taliban takes district in Kunduz province

Police spokesman Mahfouz Akbari said security forces have been pulled out of Qalay-i-Zal to avoid further casualties. Taliban fighters have captured an area a...


Budget not a down-payment on new border wall

Find us on Facebook too! At a US Air Force Academy Commander-in-Chief trophy presentation, Trump called the bill a "clear win for the American people". The ...


Only PM Narendra Modi Can Resolve The Kashmir Unrest, Says Mehbooba Mufti

She said Mufti Mohammad Sayeed and Atal Bihari Vajpayee had improved the relations between India and Pakistan, which were again disturbed due to the "lack of in...


Kapil Mishra expose: BJP smells blood, demands Kejriwal's arrest

There is a need to make a proper committee, which will investigate the matter in a transparent way. "Therefore, in the interest of the constitutional propriet...


Death count marches upward to 38 amid Venezuela unrest

The two decided that the ongoing political crisis, which has been exacerbated by a USA -led economic war against the socialist nation, should be brought to a qu...


Turnbull says meeting with Trump was like 'family'

During a press conference with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in NY on Thursday, US President Donald Trump voiced his optimism about the American H...


Trump mulls additional troops as stalemate in Afghan grinds on

The Pentagon will send a proposal to the White House within seven days offering recommendations on troop numbers in Afghanistan , military leaders said Thu...


Lionel Messi scores Panenka in Barcelona win over Villarreal

Barcelona defeated Villarreal 4-1 today in a match at the Camp Nou that was not almost as one-sided as the score suggested. Neymar opened the scoring in the ...


Trump says he's willing to consider raising gas tax

The trust fund is projected to become insolvent by 2021 without additional funding, according to the Congressional Budget Office . That means the revenue raise...


Nigerian official says more Chibok girls have been released

They are believed to be among the 276 girls, ages 16 to 18, forced from their beds by Boko Haram militants in the middle of the night in April 2014. Extremist...


Two Americans killed fighting ISIS in Afghanistan

Two U.S. military service members have been killed after an anti-ISIS raid in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday, as reported by NBC News at 10:21 a.m., April 27...


Hamas elects Ismail Haniyeh to be new leader

The 54-year-old with a salt-and-pepper takes charge of Hamas as it seeks to ease its worldwide isolation while not marginalising hardliners within the movement....


Trump makes puzzling claim about Andrew Jackson, Civil War

He went on to say he and Mr Trump talked about presidents the then-candidate admired and "Jackson never came up". That's a long time ago. President Donald T...


Vladimir Putin's friend Steven Seagal banned from Ukraine as 'national security threat'

Such a decision is made when a person has "committed socially unsafe actions. that contradict the interests of maintaining Ukraine's security", the letter said....


Trump's first 100 days: A chaotic discovery of power

Trump has signed more legislation than Obama At this point in 2009, President Obama had signed 15 bills into law. While health care negotiations continue to pro...


Oilers upset over non-call on Ducks' tying goal

Cornering the division champs in a 3-2 hole would've helped Edmonton send them packing. "We had every opportunity to win that game", said Talbot. In the f...


North Korea claims Central Intelligence Agency plot to kill Kim Jong

On Thursday via an editorial in a state-run newspaper, North Korea threatened its much bigger ally for the first time ever, warning of "grave consequences" sh...


Indonesia jail breakout: Hundreds of prisoners escape

Ferdinan Siagian, head of the Law and Human Rights Ministry's Pekanbaru office, told the Jakarta Post: "Information we received says several prison officers had...


Penguins C Crosby making strides after concussion

Sheary's status for Game 4 was uncertain. Shot-blocking is still an essential part of playoff hockey, though the risk-reward value of the time-honored traditi...


US military death in Somalia is 1st since 1993

In the incident, the bodies of American service members were dragged through the streets. AFRICOM said in April that it was deploying to Somalia a few doze...


The Pope meets The Donald

The swing through the Middle East, added to a trip that includes a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting in Brussels on May 25 and the Group of Seven summi...


Delta apologizes after California family booted from flight

The viral video, which Brian Schear uploaded to YouTube on Wednesday (3 May), has received more than two million views. The Atlanta-based airline said: 'We ar...


Trump To Visit Israel, Saudi Arabia, Vatican, Meet With Pope

Trump on Thursday signed an executive order promising "regulatory relief" for groups with religious objections to the requirement. He will begin his first pre...


Nigerien President's Visit To Buhari Rescheduled

Mahamadou Issoufou after a book Launch on President Muhammadu Buhari tittle: The Challenges of Leadership in Nigeria by Mr John N Paden held at the Internationa...


Ballistic Missile Test-Fired From California Coastal Base

For the second week in a row, the United States Air Force has tested an unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). Once fielded, it will add capabil...


US THAAD missile defence equipment enters South Korea site: Yonhap

He said the status quo in North Korea is unacceptable, calling on the UNSC to be prepared to impose additional and stronger sanctions on the North's nuclear and...


Vermont House Approves Adult Use Marijuana Proposal

The Senate, which is seen as less supportive of the measure, will consider it when the Legislature reconvenes for the second half of the biennium in January. "P...


ABC Hammers FBI Director Comey, Push that He Swayed Election

Given that he told Congress the Federal Bureau of Investigation was done investigating Clinton's use of a private email server, Comey said he felt not saying ...


Russia: Syria deal bans US-led coalition aircraft

Fomin said the implementation of the deal may allow the war in Syria to finally stop. It also called on the US and other Arab allied countries, to take "f...


Pakistani, Afghan troops exchange fire on border, several killed

Zia Durani, police spokesman for Afghanistan's Kandahar province, said Pakistani officials were using the census as a cover for "malicious activities and to pro...


Comment: Conservative comeback the story so far of Scottish council elections

Labour has made a net loss of more than 60 seats. In a major blow for Scottish Labour, early results showed the SNP was on course to become the city's largest...