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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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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...