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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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Sioux City Younkers to close, according to reports

It appears the end is near for Bon-Ton. The Bon-Ton's parent company, which has corporate offices in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, operates more than 250 stores under several namep...

Narendra Modi Sweden visit: 10 things on PM's agenda

Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and his Swedish counterpart Stefan Löfven. After attending an Indian community event here late on Tuesday night, Modi will depart for London on ...

Toronto police to provide update on Bruce McArthur investigation Monday

Idsinga says Kanagaratnam's remains were found at a home McArthur used as storage for his landscaping business. He was not on file as missing in Canada. McArthur was arrested in Ja...

United States bans sales to Chinese phone-maker ZTE

Stephen Hadley, national security adviser under President George W. Bush, on President Trump's decision to block Broadcom's takeover of Qualcomm , the president's push for a wall ...

Russian Federation on wrong side of Syria war: Mike Pence warns Putin

United States Vice President Michael Pence on Saturday said that Russian Federation is "on the wrong side of the war" while referring to recent strikes on Syria by the U.S. This w...

Trump puts off Syria strike decision, will talk to allies

Al-Jaafari was quoted by SANA news agency as saying that the Syrian government was ready to facilitate the teams' entry into any point in Douma, Eastern Ghouta's largest town. But ...

Trump Promises to Lay Off States with Legal Marijuana

While many states have decriminalized or legalized marijuana use, the drug is still illegal under federal law, which created a conflict between federal and state law. "Since the ca...

Zuckerberg testimony tells us nothing new about privacy

And the tech illiteracy of numerous senators hampered the efficacy of much of the questioning , with Zuckerberg at times having to explain basic features of the social network...

Watch Yankees vs. Red Sox

Tyler Austin slid into second base hard on a force out causing the benches to clear, but nothing happened as the players just conversed on the diamond. Austin carried over the ...

Donald Trump eyeing return to TPP tade pact: US Senators

Lawmakers at a White House meeting on trade say that President Trump is eyeing a re-entry into the Trans Pacific Partnership after making the United States' exit from the trade...

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Syria braces for possible U.S. attack, calls it 'reckless'

Syria braces for possible U.S. attack, calls it 'reckless'

Trump had tweeted earlier that Russian Federation shouldn't be allied with a "Gas Killing Animal", a reference to Syrian President Bashar Assad, whose regime is accused of killi...

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull racks up 30th Newspoll loss

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull racks up 30th Newspoll loss

When he toppled former Prime Minister Tony Abbott in 2015, Mr Turnbull justified the move by noting that Mr Abbott had trailed the Labor opposition party in 30 consecutive New...

Saudi air defence forces intercept missile over Najran - statement

Saudi air defence forces intercept missile over Najran - statement

Saudi Air Forces announced Wednesday the interception of two missiles fired from Yemen, including one towards Riyadh, Al Arabiya local news reported. "The missile force carried...

Real Madrid defend big lead in Champions League

Who would have told a young Buffon that he might end his Champions League career at the Bernabeu?" To do this, we will be playing a tight game and hope to do the impossible. "We ...

Educators remain solid in resolve during day 7 of Oklahoma teacher walkout

Educators remain solid in resolve during day 7 of Oklahoma teacher walkout

Teachers went on strike last week after lawmakers passed a funding package that offered only about $50 million for schools, where students have grappled with outdated, crumbling ...