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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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After 17 days, killer whale lets dead newborn calf go

The calf was born on July 24 near Victoria, but died shortly after being given life. NPR's Colin Dwyer previously reported that "given the fact that orcas move in matrilineal gro...

FBI fires Peter Strzok in wake of anti-Trump text messages

Goelman said that the deputy director's decision comes after the head of the office that normally handles disciplinary actions decided Strzok should instead face a demotion and 60-...

Canada seeks help on Saudi row

Being a reformer is not the same as being a democrat, however. Jubeir added that Saudi Arabia was "considering additional measures" against Canada, without elaborating. "We will do...

'Totally complicit': Omarosa Manigault Newman recorded her White House firing

In a tell-all interview with NBC's Meet the Press , she spoke in dramatic terms about the White House's difficulties with race, honesty and loyalty, at the same time that Pr...

Trump praises Mexico, threatens Canada with auto tariffs

Mexico's Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said the country was getting close to overcoming sticking points with the United States over the renegotiation of the North American F...

Erdogan vows to defy U.S. 'threats' after currency crash

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is appealing for calm as the country's currency plunges, urging people to change foreign money into local lira . The White House said he...

Erdogan says US 'wrong' to threaten Turkey after Trump doubles tariffs

A meeting between senior diplomats from the two countries on Wednesday in Washington did not produce significant progress to ease tensions over the trial of United States pastor...

Imran Khan's PTI, opposition parties struggle to consolidate their position in parliament

Imran Khan will take the oath as Pakistan's Prime Minister on August 18, a senior Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader said on Friday. Former Speaker National Assembly, Sardar Ay...

Turkey’s Erdogan stands by opposition to high interest rates

The central bank has over the last weeks defied calls from markets for rate hikes to combat these problems, raising fears of interference from Mr Erdogan, who has repeatedly called...

One year after Charlottesville rally, Trump says he condemns all racism

The declarations enable law enforcement to access state resources, including the National Guard, if unrest breaks out at events in and around Charlottesville and outside Washing...

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Taliban storms Afghanistan’s Ghazni, seizes control of parts of city

Taliban storms Afghanistan’s Ghazni, seizes control of parts of city

Forces Afghanistan tweet said. Inside Ghazni city, residents were staying indoors making independent verification of the different claims impossible. Martin O'Donnell, spokes...

Turkey Fallout May Also Hit Indian Markets

Turkey Fallout May Also Hit Indian Markets

Trump said Friday on Twitter that he authorized a new 20 percent tariff on aluminum and 50 percent tariff on steel from Turkey. "Their currency, the Turkish lira, sl...

NASA spacecraft rockets toward sun for closest look yet

NASA spacecraft rockets toward sun for closest look yet

Scientists hope to shed light on the workings of our closest star - including the dynamics of the solar wind of electrically charged particles, and the reason why the sun's outer...

Judge halts deportation, threatens AG with contempt

Judge halts deportation, threatens AG with contempt

The Trump administration's immigration policies are drawing more fire with this week's lawsuit filed by the ACLU, challenging a move by Attorney General Sessions to deny as...

Campers flee from raging French floods

Campers flee from raging French floods

About 750 people in all were evacuated in Gard, mainly from campsites, a top district official, Thierry Dousset, told France's BFM-TV news channel. "We just have what we're wea...

Trump condemns racism, year after Charlottesville

Trump condemns racism, year after Charlottesville

White nationalists exchange volleys of pepper spray with counterprotesters as they enter Lee Park during the Unite the Right rally on August 12, 2017, in Charlottesville, Va. "...

Colbert: Trump's proposed Space Force inspired by Buzz Lightyear

Colbert: Trump's proposed Space Force inspired by Buzz Lightyear

Pence cited new threats the USA faces in space, particularly from Russian Federation and China . Officials plan to create a Space Operations Force - an "elite group of war...

Argentine Senate debates measure to legalize abortion

Argentine Senate debates measure to legalize abortion

Senators voted by 38 to 31 to reject the bill that would have liberalised the law. The bill was passed by Congress's lower house in June by the narrowest of margins. "Today...

Zimbabwe opposition lodges appeal against election result

Zimbabwe opposition lodges appeal against election result

Advocate Mpofu said the applicant has enough evidence including alleged statistical misrepresentations by the elections administration body, ZEC and other factors that included an ...