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NATO Chief Begs Members To Boost Military Spending

Only four European Nato members - Estonia, Greece, Poland and Britain - met the 2% standard previous year. Stoltenberg told reporters, as he released his annual report on the world's biggest military alliance, that countries still do not have fai...

Dutch will 'pay price' for expelling minister

His comments came yesterday after the Netherlands said it would refuse Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu permission to land for a rally to gather support for a referendum on boosting Erdogan's powers. Yalim Eralp, a retired Turkish diplomat who h...

Akhilesh Yadav will not lead opposition anymore

This was the party's worst performance in 25 years of its existence. Both Shivpal Singh Yadav and party patriarch Mulayam Singh had criticised Akhilesh for the Congress-SP alliance. He also denied that the turmoil within the party was responsible for...

Trump's Muslim Ban Remarks May Cloud Suits On New Order

According to experts, the Hawaii court has to prove the revised travel ban still discriminates against Muslims on goal and thus violates the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment. "This is effectively a Muslim ban". The lawmaker referred t...

BJP surges ahead in India's five state polls

Those who anxious that the BJP might trip on demonestisation blues and the lack of a local leader were left gasping at the BJP's sweep, since it now appears the BJP will get a landslide without having projected a state chief minister. The assembly el...

Wenger adamant his "preference" is to stay at Arsenal

I've watched this game three times now. "I didn't want to gamble today because I knew it was very important to win the game", Wenger said. "I think we had an outstanding performance as long as we were 11 versus 11". "We have to be inspired and lear...

Thousands still without power in West Michigan

In a statement early Thursday, DTE Energy said 700,000 of its customers lost power in southeastern MI and more than 670,000 were without service Thursday morning after what it called "the largest weather event in DTE history". ~Never drive across a d...

Turkey forces aid group Mercy Corps to shut down its operations

In a deal said brokered by Russia, Syrian President Bashar Assad's forces have taken over frontline positions from a USA -backed militia in northern Syria . "They know what our capabilities are", Yildirim said. In a bid to lower the tensions, U.S....

S.Korean court to rule on Park's fate

Park's lawyers say she was staying in her "residence cum office", receiving situation reports by phone and issuing directives on rescue operations. Pro-Park demonstrators gathered near the court to urge it not to uphold the impeachment while those ...

Boeing's first 737 Max 9 rolls out

The 737 MAX 8 type-certification test program including flight-testing four aircraft, plus ground and laboratory testing. The 737 MAX 8 is the first in the family to be developed and meets customer demand in the heart of the single-aisle market.

Cruise ship comes too close for comfort to couple's back patio

Todhunter yells. "Too close!" she says. "This thing is coming to the house and I was really anxious", Yasmine said. Celebrity Equinox's parent company, Royal Caribbean, released a statement about the incident, saying the boat stayed in its assign...

Theresa May: Scotland's government 'obsessed' with independence

While few would doubt her commitment to the Union, her decision to raise the prospect of Scotland not being handed powers now on their way from Brussels was a peculiar one. The academic, who voted "yes" in the 2014 referendum, told The Herald: "My ...

Syrian government seeks talks with unified national opposition: Chief negotiator

The UN-sponsored Syrian peace talks concluded in Geneva with an agreement from the conflicting parties to pursue further talks on a political transition to end the crisis. They insist on the opposition becoming one. Archaeologists have decried what...

Oil prices decline as USA stockpiles set record

An extension of the supply deal past June will depend on market conditions when OPEC ministers next meet in Vienna May 25. U.S. crude stocks sat in early February just 3.5 million barrels below the all-time high of 512.1 million barrels seen in Apr...

LeEco India Allegedly Fired 85% Of Staff, May Exit India

Moreover, LeEco India has a robust R&D team working for India as well as LeEco globally, as the company values the R&D function, as it is integral to long-term business. "It is a quite normal change for the company's strategy and execution", LeEco sa...

Series of USA airstrikes in central Yemen

Jeff Davis, a Pentagon spokesman, said in a statement. Survivors and witnesses said at least 25 Yemenis were killed in the attack, including 10 children and nine women, sparking outrage in Yemen and prompting the government to ask Washington for ...

Presidency: Economy defied International Monetary Fund in 2016, slipped by only 1.5%

Growth returned to the economy from the September quarter, which was dragged down by a series of one-off factors, including bad weather delays to construction work and lumpiness in government investment. Growth over the year to December was 2.4% - mu...

Prosecutors seek to stop release of Pulse gunman's wife

Another attorney for Salman, Charles Swift, questioned the statements that she made to the Federal Bureau of Investigation without a lawyer present, and told ABC News that Salman "had no foreknowledge nor could she predict what Omar Mateen meant ...

Syrian opposition refuses to add terrorism to United Nations talks agenda

Ankara- Russia's deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov threw on Tuesday the ball of the intra-Syrian talks in the camp of United Nations mediator Staffan de Mistura after announcing from Geneva that "the fight against terrorism is a priority and sh...

Why British people eat pancakes on Shrove Tuesday

It's Shrove Tuesday, also known as Pancake Tuesday. If you don't feel that active you can confine your pancake flipping to the kitchen and make some for dinner. Flip pancake easily. Discuss what you're giving up for Lent- Neither of you is reli...

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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 ...