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Senate Approves Waiver 81-17 to Let Mattis Run Pentagon

Kirsten Gillibrand of NY, who supports opening all combat positions in the military to women, gays, lesbians, bisexual and transgender troops. To gain confirmation from Congress, Mattis is courting the approval of Republicans and Democrats on the S...

N. Korea has plutonium for 10 nuclear bombs: S. Korea

North Korea is believed to have some 50 kg of weapons-grade plutonium, or enough to make 10 nuclear bombs, according to the South Korean Defense Ministry's 2016 defense white paper, which was released January 11, Yonhap reported. North Korea has ne...

Driver Among 17 Arrested in Kardashian West Robbery

Police identified the 72 years old man as Pierre B and believes that he played an organizational role in the crime. According to French newspaper Le Monde , one of the suspects arrested is a limo driver from an upscale limousine company that is ...

Manitoba MP removed from Trudeau's cabinet

The former minister, Chrystia Freeland , has been promoted to minister of foreign affairs and will retain control over trade relations with the United States. His prickly demeanour was also seen as ill-suited to dealing with the unpredictable Trump,...

Prostitute prescriptions: German Greens slammed for state-funded sex proposal

The plan is for sexual assistance to be a part of the fundamental rights of the less-privileged in the society which means that the cost of sexual services can be claimed as a part of medical expenses, a law which is already in place in the Netherlan...

Turkey kills 32 Daesh militants in north Syria

Two defense officials say that Russian Federation has conducted "several" airstrikes in support of the Turkish military fighting in Al Bab, Syria. The agency also disseminated their photos which were taken in Cobanbey district of Syria. " Turkey has...

Mexico probes shooting of USA consular employee

CCTV footage of a gunman who shot and wounded the unnamed US consular employee have been posted on the US Consulate's Facebook page. The gunman is then seen following him. The latest attack prompted the USA embassy to issue a security message on Sa...

Trump orders ambassadors to leave posts by inauguration

The US ambassador to New Zealand Mark Gilbert confirmed this to Reuters . "It feels like there's an element just of spite and payback in it", Derek Shearer, professor of diplomacy at Occidental College and a former United States ambassador to Finl...

Opinion polls divided on 2017 election outcome in Uttar Pradesh, Punjab

When asked about the decision on BJP's chief ministerial candidate for Uttar Pradesh , Singh said "many a times we have contested elections without a face". "The BJP will gain from the family feud in the SP, as its core vote base will shift to the B...

Prison escapee suspected in Mass. bank robbery attempt

The man allegedly passed a note to the teller demanding money shortly before 9:30 a.m. Massachusetts State Police have announced that escaped fugitive James Walter Morales , who escaped from the Wyatt Detention facility in Central Falls last weeke...

Trump backs Assange on Russian hacking claims, blasts DNC 'carelessness'

We are witnessing a great dustup between the incoming President, Donald Trump , and the people who will be his "intelligence community" in 16 days when he is inaugurated. But it suits both Assange and Trump to continue to deny Russian involvement. A...

Heidi and Spencer Pratt Scored $700k for 'Celebrity Big Brother' UK

However, most fans seem to believe that Heidi may just be bluffing, ahead of the official reveal during the CBB launch show. Ray J, who was rumoured to be dating Houston at the time, was also there. The new series airs on Channel 5 at 9pm tonig...

Megyn Kelly Leaving Fox After 12 Years To Join NBC - New Report

The report also claims Kelly will "take regular part in the network's special political programming and other big-event coverage". Kelly worked at Fox News for 12 years and became one of its highest-profile stars. "We're lucky to have her", he sa...

Finland's Basic Income Experiment Hopes to Reduce Poverty

It's a test of an economic strategy known as Basic Income, which at its core is essentially free money for every person once they reach a certain age, without any prerequisites. He writes: "When a sensible proponent of the universal basic income st...

Trump promises revelation on election hacking claims

In response to the report by the intelligence committee, Obama expelled 35 Russian operatives and closed two compounds in Maryland and NY. He argued that Obama took no known action two years ago when China took the million-plus records that inclu...

Taiwan says president to transit Houston, San Francisco next month

What the world is seeing today is that China is emerging more aggressive not only towards Taiwan but also towards all of its neighbors through challenging sea lanes of communication and commerce and showing an ever-increasing militarism, the analyst ...

Brother of murdered JonBenét Ramsey sues CBS for $750m

JonBenet Ramsey was found dead in the basement of her family home in Boulder, Colorado, on Boxing Day 1996. The 29-year-old wasn't the biggest fan of CBS's two-part special The Case of: JonBenét Ramsey, mostly because the show's panel of experts s...

Obama administration to retaliate for suspected Russian meddling into election

One White House official noted their concerns for what could happen in the future, given what occurred in this election. Ellen Nakashima writes Russian Federation denied involvement in the cyber breach related to the USA election interference.

Seal smashes cars in Australian neighborhood

He's optimistic that any damage to the cars can be repaired. It climbed over two cars parked in Mr Gregory's driveway. "There's actually a waterway, river outlet across the road from where he is, which is how we believe he's actually made his way...

Chinese aircraft carrier expected to dock at naval base in Hainan

Reuters reported that while the Chinese regime has not elaborated on what the Liaoning is doing, Taiwan said the "aircraft carrier skirted waters outside of its eastern air defense identification zone". West Coast, without elaborating. Three de...

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Turkish born, German writer arrested in Spain

Erdogan's remarks come after another week of tension between Ankara and Berlin, particularly over comments by German Chancellor Angela Merkel appearing to rule out a renewal of...

Hundreds of police officers maintain safety at "Free Speech Rally" in Boston

City leaders reiterated that a zero-tolerance policy on violence and weapons will be strictly enforced during Saturday's events. "If anything gets out of hand, we will shut it do...

Finnish Police Say Two Killed In Knife Attack, Suspect Arrested

The tabloid Ilta-Sanomat reports that one man and five women were injured, including a woman pushing a stroller. "A man has been injured trying to help a victim, and another trie...

Venezuela's ousted chief prosecutor flees to Colombia

Venezuela's pro-government constitutional assembly is taking over powers of the opposition-led congress. Faced with this situation originated by the extremist groups that oppose ...

'Baahubali' actor Prabhas hikes fee for his next 'Saaho'. Worthy details

After the phenomenal success of Baahubali 2 , Prabhas' next will be Saaho . However, the producers finally put all the rumors to rest and released a statement saying, "Shraddha...

Jayalalithaa's niece questions Palaniswami's decision to convert Poes Garden residence into memorial

Tamil Nadu govt says the inquiry commission will be headed by a retired High Court judge and the name of the judge who will head the probe will be announced later, said the CM. Fu...

President's Address to the Nation on the eve of Independence Day

Rail and road connectivity has been suspended due to floods across the state. One Army Column and one Engineer Task Force (ETF) were appointed in 6 districts of Bihar, which led ...

Australia's Constitution ready for overhaul after latest dual-citizenship fiasco: lawyer

The High Court will determine whether Mr Joyce, former Greens senators Larissa Waters and Scott Ludlam , One Nation senator Malcolm Roberts and former minister Matt Canavan are ...

Tropical depression forms in the Atlantic

Gert became the season's second hurricane Monday night, but was projected to stay well off the East Coast, with increased wave action the only indirect impact, according to weather...

USA envoy Nikki Haley

In this instance, we have the President of the United States issuing counterfactual statements suggesting Iran is not complying with the nuclear accord and indicating the USA wi...

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After Doklam, China tries to enter Ladakh; India foils infiltration bid

After Doklam, China tries to enter Ladakh; India foils infiltration bid

Chunying said the People's Liberation Army (PLA) troops always patrol along the Chinese side of the Line of Actual Control (LAC). The incident took place on the morning of Indian...

US National Security Adviser Says 'No War with N.Korea Imminent'

US National Security Adviser Says 'No War with N.Korea Imminent'

Meanwhile, echoing the worries of US analysts, commentary on official North Korean news agency KCNA said that "war can not be blocked by any power if sparks fly due to a small,...

Kim Wall: Danish Submarine Was 'Deliberately Sunk'

Kim Wall: Danish Submarine Was 'Deliberately Sunk'

The BBC News wrote that the Nautilus was raised but Wall was not found and investigation into her disappearance continued. On Sunday , they said Madsen had given another explana...

Senior South Korean diplomat says Trump threats sowing confusion

At a separate meeting later in the day with Joseph Dunford, visiting chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, Moon reaffirmed his stance. Mr Moon sought to ease the tension, tel...

Anthony Scaramucci: Trump Needed to Be 'Much Harsher' to White Supremacy

Anthony Scaramucci: Trump Needed to Be 'Much Harsher' to White Supremacy

Anthony Scaramucci's tenure as Donald Trump's White House communications director was quite brief , but it still gave him a strong sense of the firm grip that white supremacist...