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Pentagon chief arrives in S.Korea on 1st official overseas trip

Mattis is scheduled to meet with South Korean defense minister Han Min-koo. Since taking office, Trump has been issuing orders that upend "longstanding American policy lines", making Mattis' trip and reaffirmation of USA commitment to allies an "u...

Tim Kaine Accused Trump Admin of Holocaust Denial, White Supremacy

Since the United Nations launched the remembrance day in 2005, marking the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz in 1945, Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama have noted in their statements that the principal aim of the Holocaust was t...

Will Float A Separate Party After The UP Elections: Shivpal Yadav

While the SP had announced five candidates in these constituencies before the alliance was sealed, Congress is negotiating hard for its claim over all the ten seats in these two areas. Senior leaders and ministers who were with me in the party have b...

Local leaders, advocates react to Trump refugee executive orders

After saying that commissioner Filippo Grandi is "deeply worried" by what's going on, the statement laid out the number of people that the United Nations estimates are affected by the executive order. U.S. Rep. Mike Bishop, R-Rochester, said the ...

George HW Bush discharged from hospital

The 41st president, age 92, was taken to Houston Methodist Hospital on January 14 suffering from bacterial pneumonia. He was moved to the intensive care unit January 18 and had a breathing tube inserted. This is not the first time the elderly forme...

Fears rogue Philippines police on rampage

More than 7 ,000 people have been killed in a brutal crackdown on drug abuse in the country; Duterte has previously compared his persecution of drug users to the Holocaust in Nazi Germany. With police officers removed from the investigation, the bul...

Habeas Petition Challenges Refugee Executive Order as Unconstitutional

Hameed Jhalid Darweesh was detained following the Trump ban on Iraqis entering the US. After widespread confusion about who will be affected by President Trump's recently signed executive order pausing travel to the USA from citizens of selected ...

Trump Signs Order for 'Great Rebuilding' of US Military

Trump "could elect to put American boots on the ground on larger numbers", Barno said. "This is the plan to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, in other words ISIS", he said as he signed the order . In addition, the USA military maintains ...

United Kingdom and Turkey sign defence deal, push for more trade

May announced the creation of a joint group to boost trade ahead of Britain's departure from the European Union and also oversaw the signing of a deal for Britain's BAE Systems to develop a new Turkish fighter jet. She said the signing of a new agree...

Syria war: Rebels unite after attack by Idlib jihadists

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said rebel groups had seized Fatah al-Sham checkpoints in four villages by late Tuesday. "The US has been intending to isolate Fateh al-Sham in the wider insurgency", he said. "Losing out in Id...

Lunar New Year celebrations light up the sky across the world

A survey conducted by United Overseas Bank (UOB) showed that three quarters of Chinese people plan to give out their "red envelope" through their smartphones during the Spring Festival holidays, China Youth Daily reported. The objective of the lion d...

Usain Bolt considering appeal after Nesta Carter tests positive

The loss of this medal means that Usain Bolt is no longer the victor of the "triple-triple" at the Rio Olympics, according to the New York Times . Carter ran the first leg for Jamaica's 4X100-meter relay team, which set a new world record in Beji...

Donald Trump's Inauguration Cake Looks Identical to Obama's 2013 Cake, Baker Responds

Goldman posted side-by-side photos of the twin cakes to Twitter and wrote : "The cake on the left is the one I made for President Obama's inauguration 4 years ago". "I wasn't expecting it to be seen on TV". "Remembering a fantastic cake I made is a...

Head of Knights of Malta Order Resigns After Vatican Condom Row

Grand master Matthew Festing , 67, had refused to cooperate with a Vatican inquiry into why he sacked the ancient Catholic order's grand chancellor. The sacking of von Boeselager was reportedly backed by the papal envoy to the order, the conservat...

USA denies working with Russian Federation in Syria

Though according to officials the USA did not coordinate airstrikes with Russian Federation, the two militaries do reportedly have routine de-confliction talks to avoid mid-air collisions. The Pentagon has maintained a hotline with the Russian milita...

Trump To Start Negotiations on NAFTA With Canada, Mexico

Meanwhile, Mexican 2018 presidential front-runner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador announced plans to tour major US cities in February, raising the pressure on Mexico's government to assert itself with the Trump administration."Enough of being passive", L...

Diplomats Arrive in Astana for Syria Peace Talks

Thus, the Russian delegation has finished the first day of marathon talks, which continued nearly 24 hours, since one of the meetings lasted over five hours. administration to the meeting", Lavrov said on Wednesday, at a press conference summing up t...

Donald Trump's Inauguration Brings in Over 30 Million Viewers

President Trump's inauguration ratings fell below the first inauguration numbers of former President Ronald Reagan and Barack ObamaBarack ObamaTrump inaugural TV ratings lower than Obama, Reagan: report Women's marches draw estimated 2.5 million peop...

39 die in latest disaster on India's railway network

According to the manager from the Divisional Railway, the train was thrown off the tracks. "As of now, a total of 39 passengers were killed in last night's train accident in Andhra Pradesh", J P Mishra, a spokesman for East Coast Railways told Xinh...

Adama Barrow Sworn In As Gambian President In Senegal

It's not clear if there is a new deadline for Jammeh to leave. Mr Jammeh's decision to quit came after talks with the presidents of Guinea and Mauritania. But he has clung to power, declaring emergency rule and claiming that he should stay in offic...

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'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...

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'

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'

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...

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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...

Trump Says He Has Not Considered Firing Mueller, Contradicting Himself

Trump Says He Has Not Considered Firing Mueller, Contradicting Himself

Long-time political consultant and lobbyist Paul Manafort is being investigated for money laundering and has been targeted as someone who might testify against former colleague...

African Migrants Take New Risks for Better Life in Europe

African Migrants Take New Risks for Better Life in Europe

IOM spokesman Joel Millman said he believes that migrants taking the long route towards Italy via the Sahara and Libya - many of whom are from West Africa - are now choosing to tak...

Eric Bolling Suing HuffPo Journalist Over Lewd Photo Allegation

Eric Bolling Suing HuffPo Journalist Over Lewd Photo Allegation

In a summons filed Wednesday in NY state court, Bolling accused Ali of trying to damage his reputation through "highly reckless publication of actionable false and misleading ...

Rising Temperatures Stretch Into Thursday

Rising Temperatures Stretch Into Thursday

The weekend will feature more rain chances, especially for Sunday , with high temperatures staying in the lower 80s. Although it's mainly dry, a shower or thunderstorm could also...