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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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Sessions ends transgender workplace protections

The government's compelling interest in enforcing these laws should mean the businesses lose their arguments - but the Department of Justice guidance suggests that the interest in...

Trump guts Obamacare's contraceptive mandate

The administration has issued a long-expected revision to Obama-era rules . "With this rule, the Trump administration is taking direct aim at birth control coverage for mor...

United Kingdom leader Theresa May's slogan literally fell apart during her 'disastrous' speech

Britain's under-fire Prime Minister Theresa May was facing a fight for her political life Friday with a growing number of her own MPs said to favor a challenge to her leadersh...

Bangladesh to move 800000 Rohingya into single camp

Up until now they've been living in a range of different refugee camps across southern Bangladesh. They plan to expand an existing camp near the border town of Cox's Bazar so tha...

Shop that sold gun to Las Vegas shooter forced into lockdown

Paddock transferred $100,000 to the Philippines in the days before the shooting, the AP reported. Authorities are grasping to find a motive for Paddock, a 64-year-old retiree and...

United States seeks 'new Israel' in region, Khamenei says of Iraq Kurd referendum

Ayatollah Khamenei further termed the development as an "incident", adding that Iran and Turkey must take any possible measures to confront with the incident. Iraqi Prime Minster H...

No 'terrorism' charges for now in Edmonton attack

Subsequently, a van was stopped at a checkpoint, and the name of the driver appeared to be similar to the name of the registered owner of the auto that hit the officer. In March 2...

Sunny, high near 70 — TODAY'S FORECAST

The overnight low is expected to be near 47. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 82. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Tonight: Mostly cle...

In Iraq's tinderbox city, referendum sparks fears of sectarian war

The Trump administration has said it does not recognise the independence referendum in Iraq's Kurdish region - as tensions flare between the regional government and Baghdad. Yild...

Why rockfalls happen in Yosemite

The National Park Service reportedly sent a helicopter to the Higher Cathedral Spire to help rescue the climber. An vast mass of granite plunged from the side of El Capita...

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Twitter Finds More Than 200 Russia Linked Accounts

Twitter Finds More Than 200 Russia Linked Accounts

The three companies are facing intense scrutiny from U.S. House and Senate intelligence panels as investigators focus on social media's role in Russia's efforts to interfere ...

Kent's Henry Bolton becomes latest Ukip leader

Kent's Henry Bolton becomes latest Ukip leader

She tweeted: "Today: Jihad - 1 Truth - 0". "I read her manifesto on her website". Bolton, an ex-soldier, won 30% of the vote, seeing off Anne Marie Waters's challenge. IT WAS...

Ex-USC assistant charged in corruption probe (Updated with USC statement)

Ex-USC assistant charged in corruption probe (Updated with USC statement)

Evans surrendered to federal marshals early Wednesday on federal corruption charges following an investigation into the criminal influence of money on coaches and players in the NC...

Trump Waives Jones Act Amid Puerto Rico's Food And Water Crisis

Trump Waives Jones Act Amid Puerto Rico's Food And Water Crisis

Defense Department said 80 percent of the island's electricity lines are damaged and almost half its residents are without drinking water. The roughly 100-year-old Jones Act req...

Trump unhappy with top health official over travel

Trump unhappy with top health official over travel

When asked if he would fire the Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary over the matter, the Republican president said: "We'll see". The House Oversight and Government Reform c...