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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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Saudi Arabia Pledges $1.5 Billion to Help Rebuild Iraq

It was also unclear how much of the $30 billion represented loans. "Iraq is required today to start a comprehensive reconstruction of the infrastructure and facilities that were ...

Donald Trump Wants To Replace Food Stamps With Meal Kits

Current USDA requirements say that able-bodied adults without children can only get three months of food stamps in three years unless they work or participate in a job training...

West Ham move further from EPL drop zone with Watford win

The win moved the Hornets up to 11th in the table with 30 points. West Ham United manager David Moyes praises striker Marko Arnautovic for his performance against Watford ...

Rights icon Asma Jahangir passes away

Her daughters were kidnapped and assaulted in 2008. "Despite our differences I always respected her for her fight for human rights and for standing up for her convictions", forme...

Westerville, Ohio officers killed in shooting

Joering was pronounced dead at the scene, while Morelli was transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital. Westerville Police Chief Joe Morbitzer said Joering died on the scene, ...

Venezuelan Electoral Body Sets Presidential Election Date

The 2018 elections were originally scheduled to take place in December, but the ruling socialist party is eager to hold the elections as soon as possible, sensing its current advan...

Justice official quits amid Trump attacks

Sessions applauded Brand for her service to the DOJ, calling her "a lawyer's lawyer". Brand was confirmed by the Senate on May 22 following a Judiciary Committee hearing alongs...

Kim Jong Un boasts of North Korea's 'world class military power'

North Korean military parades typically feature thousands of goose-stepping troops and hundreds of armoured vehicles, culminating with missiles rolling through Kim Il Sung Square -...

One officer dead, two others shot while serving warrant near Atlanta

The GBI said it has identified the suspect, but is withholding his name pending notification of his family. "They notified radio and a Locust Grove city police officer came to be...

Suspect In NFL Player's Death Has Bay Area DUI, Was Deported Twice

Jackson and the driver of his ride-share auto Jeffrey Monroe were killed Sunday morning after a black Ford F-150 pickup driven by a 37-year-old undocumented immigrant man struck...

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Israeli police recommend indicting Netanyahu for corruption

Israeli police recommend indicting Netanyahu for corruption

Netanyahu faces two corruption charges. Ynet reported that police are split on whether they have evidence to bring charges against Netanyahu on that that case. The law says t...

Crude palm oil futures fall 0.30% on profit-booking

Crude palm oil futures fall 0.30% on profit-booking

Prices felt the blow of these revised projections and will likely continue to feel it for a few more days. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude declined 66 cents to $64.79, after...

Jarvis Landry says he was not taking shot at Patrick Surtain Jr

Jarvis Landry says he was not taking shot at Patrick Surtain Jr

Alabama also lost two commits to flips, as Quay Walker ended up choosing Georgia and Bobby Brown chose Texas A&M. Alabama's 19-player class finished the year ranked No. Enterin...

Winter Olympics: Australian moguls team confident of Pyeongchang medal success

Winter Olympics: Australian moguls team confident of Pyeongchang medal success

Pence is bringing Otto Warmbier's father Fred - the United States student who died in 2017 shortly after he was released from North Korean detention - to the opening ceremony late...

Ex-Sports Doctor Gets Up to 125 More Years Behind Bars

Ex-Sports Doctor Gets Up to 125 More Years Behind Bars

Nassar was sentenced last month in Michigan's Ingham County to sexually abusing female athletes under the guise of medical treatment, and will receive a further sentence on Mon...