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Start of Syria talks in Kazakh capital delayed one day

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday said the Astana meeting would be a chance to "monitor the commitment of different parties to refrain from using force and to promote, encourage, the political process". Russian Federation and Iran, c...

North Korea objects to Malaysian post mortem on ruler's brother

Kim, who died on the way to a hospital, told medical workers that he had been attacked with a chemical spray , the official said. According to U.S. media, Washington officials said that Kim Jong Nam could be assassinated by Pyongyang's security agen...

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un's half-brother 'assassinated by poisoned needles'

Kim reportedly spent much of his time overseas, and had become a vocal critic of the North Korean leadership in recent years. The death comes a day after North Korea fired a ballistic missile over the Sea of Japan in a test, which interrupted a d...

Kenyan doctors' strike leaders jailed

The medics pointed out that the jailing of their union officials amounted to the contravention of Article 41 of the Constitution. Officials from a union that represents doctors were jailed on Monday for contempt of court after they refused to call ...

Drilling Resumes on the Dakota Access Pipeline

Here are the facts. Energy Transfer Partners , the company behind the pipeline, said in a press release that it expected the project to begin operation in the second quarter of this year and a spokesperson for the company told the Associate...

Bus Crash in Taiwan Leaves 32 People Killed, 16 Injured

Investigators said the driver of that bus intentionally set fire to it in a suicide bid before it careered into a crash barrier. Over 40 people were on board, and most were local elderly tourists returning from a cherry blossom tour in Taichung, lo...

Delhi Police recover Nobel replica, three held

Three accused - brothers Rajan, Sunil and Vinod - were arrested from their hideouts, police said. Satyarthi was jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014 with Pakistani child rights activist Malaila Yousufzai. The police soon got to know that...

Turkish president: Troops entered IS stronghold in Syria

We acted upon the coordinates given by Turkish side. Erdogan said his country has already started to do the infrastructure work for terror-free zone in Syria's north so that Syrian refugees who are finding refuge in Turkey could return home.

Bishop: 'Legalising' illegal Israeli settlements is against God-given justice

In an interview with the Israel Hayom newspaper - his first with the Israeli media since being sworn in as president on January 20 - Trump expressed strong support for Israel, but was plainly critical of the settlement enterprise. "Every time you t...

Pakistan Begins Naval Exercises in Response to Indian Maneuver

Codenamed Aman-17, the five-day-long exercise will be held in the north Arabian Sea. Asked about India focusing on increasing its naval assets, Hussaini said the Aman-17 exercise was aimed at promoting inter-operability and not at preparing for war...

Undocumented Mexican woman in Arizona deported amid protests

She was convicted in March 2009 of criminal impersonation for having a fake Social Security number, a sixth-degree felony. Seven people were arrested Wednesday night during demonstrations outside the ICE offices in Phoenix. "I felt like a crimi...

Yemen calls for 'reassessment' of terror raid, denies United States ground operations halted

It was the first authorized commando raid by President Donald Trump. "It achieved the objective it was going to get, save the loss of life that we suffered and the injuries that occurred", Spicer said . A 2015 United Nations report said that USA d...

Melania wins 'substantial' settlement from blogger over prostitution claims

Mrs. Trump has been suing the corporation that publishes the Daily Mail's website over a now-retracted report that claimed she once worked as an escort. "Any statements to the contrary are being misinterpreted", he said. So to Trump, her time as ...

Canada rejects Brazil's WTO challenge over Bombardier aircraft

Bombardier spokesman Simon Letendre said Brazil provided $588 million in lines of credit to Embraer in 2014 through the Brazilian Development Bank for the development of the Legacy 500, a mid-sized business jet. Brazil has formally challenged Canada ...

Sarkozy could stand trial for corruption

The accusations brought by the prosecutors are that he and his party falsified multiple bank accounts so they could hide $ 18 million in the presidential campaign in 2012, before losing in front of Francois Hollande. Herzog said in a statement that o...

Netanyahu Presses for More Sanctions Against Iran

Prime Minister Theresa May at a media appearance in London . Netanyahu said "that's why I welcome President Trump's insistence on new sanctions against Iran". She said May would voice concern about how the "continued increase of settlements activi...

North Korea sacks spymaster, executes officials

The minister has also been demoted three levels from his status as a four-star general - the second-highest rank in the North Korean Navy - in the military hierarchy. The Yonhap cited officials as saying the investigation against Kim is underway and ...

Trump's First Jobs Report Shows Solid Gains, Weaker Wages

Average hourly earnings rose 3 cents, putting wages up 2.5% for the year. More workers: The civilian labor force increased by 584,000 in January and the labor force participation rate rose by two-tenths of a percentage point to 62.9 percent .

Historic vote brings Brexit one step closer

Brexit secretary David Davis has said that the United Kingdom would leave the EU's customs union after Brexit, meaning that the country will no longer enjoy free trade with the remaining member states of the bloc, potentially introducing much higher...

Tillerson implores State Dept. staff to "not let our personal convictions overwhelm"

President Bannon President Trump decided that Tillerson would be the most logical person to helm the new administration's Department of State. Ben Cardin of Maryland, the top Democrat on the Foreign Relations Committee , said his responses to questi...

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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...