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Syrian Army Tells ISIS to Leave or Else

The inspectors have delayed their visit to Douma after their security team were shot at during a reconnaissance trip on Tuesday, the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons said. Jihadist shelling of an adjoining neighbourhood injured fi...

Trump Issues New Conventional Arms Transfer Policy

Sales, even to close allies, will continue to be reviewed under criteria including whether they support national security interests, how they affect the military balance in the country's region and whether they might have an adverse impact on USA def...

Iran quake tremors felt in West Bay area

Iran, which sits on major chasms of Earth's plates, has been hit by earthquakes of different magnitude nearly daily. Near the city is Bushehr NPP - the only nuclear power plant in Iran. Some in Qatar also felt the quake and evacuated tall buildin...

Irish border solution is 'fantasy', says former ambassador to EU

But a version published by the European Union in February contained only the third "backstop" option, effectively drawing a customs border down the Irish Sea, which a furious Mrs May said "no British Prime Minister could ever agree". According to the...

Sessions may have spared Rosenstein by threatening to quit

Yet, despite Sessions' reported warning, other reports suggest that Trump has still not ruled out firing Rosenstein - with Axios reporting that Trump "hasn't cooled off on" the deputy AG and that he is still looking at possibly firing him.

Four former presidents say goodbye to Barbara Bush in Texas memorial ceremony

Numerous women wore the former first lady's favorite colour, blue, and trademark pearls. The White House said this week that he wanted to avoid disrupting the service with added security. "Our family will miss her dearly". Historian Jon Meacham b...

TCS Q4 net rises 4.5%; announces 1:1 bonus

On Friday, the stock raised as much as 6.55 percent to hit a lifetime high of Rs 3,399.90 apiece after the company posted 5.71 percent quarter-on-quarter and 4.48 percent year-on-year rise in consolidated net profit at Rs 6,904 crore for the March q...

Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone light up the ramp

Before you get any idea let us tell you that the attractive actors came together after long time for Mijwan Fashion Show where they walk the ramp together holding hands. The duo had collaborated for the event back in 2014 before this and had like alw...

Impeachment motion against CJI will get defeated, says AAP

On why former PM Manmohan Singh did not sign the motion, Sibal said, "We did not want to involve Dr Singh, he being a former PM". He said the law was also silent on what could be done if the Rajya Sabha Chairman decides to sit on the notice.

World War II Bomb Disposal Forces Evacuation of Berlin Central Train Station

Evacuation subject to the order of 10 thousand local residents, number of hospitals, including the charité clinic and the Bundeswehr, the Ministry, including the economy and the headquarters of the German intelligence service. Last week, German bomb ...

TV Star Dale Winton has died

He recently appeared on Dale Winton's Florida Fly Drive on Channel 5 earlier this year. Presenter Jonathan Ross said: " Dale Winton was a real sweetheart". Winton's nextdoor neighbour Evelyn Sawers, who said he moved in around a month ago, s...

Now Iraq Has Started Bombing Syria Too

Then, in December, the country's prime minister declared final victory over the ultra hardline group, even though it still poses a threat from pockets along the border with Syria. The pre-emptive attacks came ahead of a United States plan to withdr...

Leaders approve Prince Charles to succeed queen as Commonwealth head

With the latest development, leaders of the 16 commonwealth nations have concurred. The prince's pick as head of the Commonwealth, which is made up mostly of former British colonies, suggests a happier conclusion. Other issues under discussion in ...

India contributing to global growth in financial inclusion

The success of the Aadhaar program has been one of the main factors in the increase, with the number of Indian's possessing bank accounts doubling to 80 percent in the last six years. "This policy benefited traditionally excluded groups and helped en...

Trump To Host Merkel With Iran Nuclear Deal A Pressing Issue

In a separate position paper, Leikert and two other senior conservative lawmakers stressed that any reform of the euro zone's bailout fund, the government-controlled European Stability Mechanism (ESM), into a full-blown European Monetary Fund (EMF) m...

Pompeo nears confirmation but faces historic rebuke from committee

Pompeo's meeting with Paul came after Trump, who is spending the week at his resort in Palm Beach, said Wednesday he wasn't anxious about Pompeo's confirmation and that Paul would come through for him. Rand Paul of Kentucky already opposed and Sen....

2 dead, dozens injured as Gaza protests continue for fourth week

This is published unedited from the PTI feed . They are expected to culminate on Nakba day, May 15, the date which marks the so-called "catastrophe" when millions of Palestinian marchers had to flee their homes after the creation of the state of Isr...

Airlines check some Boeing 737 engines after fatal Southwest accident

On Tuesday, Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 from NY to Dallas made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport after one of its engines failed and caused an explosion that sent shrapnel into the cabin. The National Transportation S...

Minnesota woman suspected of killing 2 captured in Texas

She's then suspected of stealing the identity of a woman she met, and then killing her. Riess is also a person of interest in her husband's death in Minnesota, according to the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension . Officials believe Loi...

Valverde may risk unbeaten run at Celta as cup final looms

This week, keeping in mind the games we've had recently and the cup final on Saturday, I wanted to make some changes. As reported earlier, Barcelona is on a winning streak after 2-2 La Liga draw at Celta Vigo , as the Catalan club set a Spanish ...

Journalist Claims Trump Used Fake Persona To Lie About His Wealth

In an op-ed for The Washington Post , Greenberg said that an aide from the Trump Organization calling himself " John Barron " called him to tell him about how wealthy Trump really was. While many real estate developers shied away from the list, T...

Dozens of United States senators sign resolution urging ouster of EPA's Pruitt

The officials were away for just a few days and traveling business class in this case was not a violation of federal rules, as government policy allows officials to fly business class for trips 14 hours or longer. The officials were away for only a f...

G7 endorses US-led air strikes in Syria

Following weekend missile strikes on Syria by the US, France and Britain, Russia traded accusations with Western nations on Monday, dismissing as "a blatant lie" accusations that Moscow was hindering the investigation in Douma . If Syria really had ...

Britain to ban plastic straws to tackle marine pollution

The news was welcomed by the Green Party, but co-leader Jonathan Bartley said the government "must see these plans through to action, and bring forward the utterly un-ambitious target of eliminating all avoidable plastic waste by 2042".

[BREAKING] Plane crashes near Belfast International airport

NIAS implemented its major incident protocol in response to this incident. Part of it was covered by what appeared to be a blue tarpaulin. A light aircraft has crashed and caught fire in Co Antrim . "I understand that the Air Ambulance and the Nor...

Budowsky: The Trump Republican tax scandal

Republicans lead by 60 percent to 31 percent among white voters without college degrees, slightly larger than an 18-point GOP advantage three months ago. Trump's approvals sunk to 35 percent four times during his presidency. Enthusiasm is also sh...

MI mother leaves 2 infant girls in suitcase on curb

There were four or five children in the home at the time, with the youngest being just over 11 months old, police said. Neighbors told the station that police were at the home for several hours before additional police and EMTs arrived. They are list...

Emmanuel Macron, Angela Merkel differ on fiscal policy in EU reform push

She also warned that Europe could only represent its interests internationally as one. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Ministers attend at a cabinet session during a retreat at the German government guesthouse Meseberg Palace in Meseberg Thom...

Democrat hopes McConnell changes mind on bill to Safeguard # 039 & Mueller;s job

Grassley on Thursday rejected the "conspiracy theory" that he was trying to "junk the bill" with the amendment and said that he planned to share his amendment with the full committee later on Thursday. "If the goal - and I think it should be - is t...

Syria chemical attack: Inspectors allowed into Douma

The fact-finding mission from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) will investigate reports that government forces launched an April 7 chemical attack in the final stages of their fight to retake the town of Douma from ...

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Killed In Gas Explosion At School In Crimea

Photographs from the scene of the blast posted by local media outlet Kerch.FM showed that the ground floor windows of the two-story building had been blown out, and that debris f...

Canada makes history with first legal pot purchase in St. John's

As of 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, adults will be allowed to carry and share up to 30 grams of legal marijuana in public, according to a bill that passed the Senate in June. Uruguay was...

Theresa May to give Brexit update after talks break down

May was is set to make a statement to Parliament later on Monday. The key issue of how to prevent the return of a hard border between Northern Ireland and EU-member Ireland h...

Australia Takes Trump’s Lead, Considers Moving Israeli Embassy To Jerusalem

Arguing that a two-state solution has failed to achieve peace between Israel and the Palestinians , Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced that his government is contemplati...

Trump tells '60 Minutes' that climate change will 'change back again'

Keeping to the target of 1.5 degrees Celsius of warming against pre-industrial levels agreed to in the internationally-backed Paris climate change agreement of 2015 will mean "ra...

Hauwa Liman: How Boko Haram killed Red Cross staff

According to him, killing another aid worker whose only crime is dedicating her life to make life better for others confirms that Boko Haram has sunken to its lowest level of wea...

Jared Kushner likely paid no taxes for years - despite making millions

In the eyes of the IRS, real estate depreciates over time , so there is a provision that allows property owners to deduct a part of the cost related to their assets each year. Kus...

Melania Trump's spokeswoman wants to boycott T.I

The woman is wearing a jacket that reads "I REALLY DON'T CARE, DO U?" Check out the clip above. While the White House was outraged over both T.I.'s music video and Brown's rema...

Sex abuse allegations 'political' - minister

Is there an agenda? "You be the judge", Akbar said , referring to the elections to be held in five states-Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Mizoram and Telangana-starting...

Amal Clooney Blasts Trump For Mocking Dr. Christine Blasey Ford

Dr. Ford testified that Brett Kavanaugh , Mr. Trump's Supreme Court nominee, had pinned her on a bed, tried to take off her clothes and covered her mouth in the early 1980s, when ...

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Trump Threatens To Withdraw Honduras Aid Over Approaching Migrant Caravan

Trump Threatens To Withdraw Honduras Aid Over Approaching Migrant Caravan

The group has swollen in size since leaving San Pedro Sula, one of the world's most unsafe cities, on Friday. The latest caravan was launched a day after Vice President Pence ur...

Trump says defense chief Mattis 'could be' leaving post

Trump says defense chief Mattis 'could be' leaving post

Trump added that he and Mattis "get along very well". By that, I mean that in our duties, we were brought up to obey the elected commander in chief, whoever that is. Mattis has ...

Pro-Trump Mob Assaults Protesters in NYC:

Pro-Trump Mob Assaults Protesters in NYC: "Are You Brave Now, F*ggot?!"

The fact that it's taken three days for the department to publicly call for all of the men to be taken into custody has a variety of elected officials and community leaders calli...

Russian Orthodox Church severs ties with Ecumenical Patriarchate

Russian Orthodox Church severs ties with Ecumenical Patriarchate

The Moscow Patriarchate has denied being a tool of the Kremlin and says it has tried to bring about peace in eastern Ukraine. Ilarion said that Constantinople's decision to back ...

Trump calls Elizabeth Warren ‘total fraud,’ offers to give DNA test himself

Trump calls Elizabeth Warren ‘total fraud,’ offers to give DNA test himself

In a second tweet moments later, Trump alleged that Warren's claims of Native American heritage "have turned out to be a scam and a lie" and called for Warren to apologize for ...

A judge dismisses Stormy Daniels’ lawsuit against Trump

A judge dismisses Stormy Daniels’ lawsuit against Trump

After Whoopi Goldberg read Trump's tweet , in which he also denied knowing Ms. Daniels, Sunny Hostin chimed in, saying "he didn't think she was a horseface when he was having an a...

China's USA ambassador vows Beijing will defend its own interests

China's USA ambassador vows Beijing will defend its own interests

Anyway, it makes for a pretty hilarious segment. Trump on 60 Minutes: Lesley Stahl tells Trump: "I wish you could go to Greenland, watch these huge chunks of ice just falling...

Australia mulling embassy move to Jerusalem - PM

Australia mulling embassy move to Jerusalem - PM

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has attempted to persuade other countries to move their embassies to Jerusalem. Labor reminded the government that Frances Adamson, th...

British Mountain Biker Shot Dead By Hunter In French Alps

British Mountain Biker Shot Dead By Hunter In French Alps

The hunter was taken to hospital for shock. Dozens of gendarmes surrounded the area where the tragedy happened, as others attempted to contact the victim's next of kin. "He now f...