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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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Rule gives Oregonians non-gender option on driver's license

In September, Keenan was able to change her New York City-issued birth certificate. A 2015 survey of more than 27,000 transgender people across all 50 states found that 68...

No longer out of bounds: Trump allies question Mueller probe

Under current Justice Department regulations, firing Mueller would have to be done by deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein, not the president- though those regulations could theo...

Congressman: Ex-aide shows 'feistiness' after shooting

Matt Mika , director of government relations in the meat processor's Washington office, was shot when a gunman fired upon a group of congressmen practicing for an upcoming char...

DC police seek arrest of Turks for melee, angering Erdogan

The Metropolitan Police Department said in a brief statement that Sinan Narin had been arrested in Virginia on an aggravated assault charge. Mahmut Sami Ellialti, who told C...

Zarif to Annan: Iran to Provide Qatar with Humanitarian Aids

It comes as relations between Tehran and Washington have grown increasingly strained, most recently overshadowed by a string of allegations made by a number of high-ranking Irani...

SCO Summit: India inducted into organisation, Narendra Modi meets Afghan President

President Ashraf Ghani called for joint efforts against terrorism and said those countries which differentiate between good terrorists and bad terrorists will pay the price for it....

US soldiers killed by Afghan soldier; Taliban takes credit for attack

The shooting took place a few hours after an American airstrike in southern Helmand Province accidentally killed two Afghan policemen. Such insider attacks have happened before...

UK prime minister's top aides resign after election fiasco

Her Downing Street office initially said last Saturday that the "principles of an outline agreement" had been agreed with the DUP, only for the smaller party to contradict that hou...

Ukip's stand-in leader warns Theresa May: Don't water down Brexit objectives

The so-called confidence and supply agreement means that the supporting party will back the government in motions of confidence by either voting in favor or abstaining, while ret...

Kushner asked to 'lay low' amid Russian interference reports

President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared "Got Dem Visas" Kushner, wanted to have a burner phone in the White House that was directly connected to Russian Federation ; the ...

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Palestinians say Gaza man killed at protest on Gaza border

He said in Berlin he is seeking a response "soon". The incident took place after the soldiers fired many live rounds at Palestinians protesting on their lands, close to the bor...

China to send disaster relief goods worth United States dollars 2.2 million

Monsoon rains a year ago caused flooding and landslides , killing over 100 people. They also introduced an "SOS" button which led to over a thousand requests and 150 successful...

After Trump Says Iran Reaps What it Sows, Iran Condemns "Repugnant" Statement

The ministry did not identify the men's hometowns, nor say how they were able to evade authorities. He did not elaborate. US Council on Foreign Relations president Richard Haass ...

Volusia was part of attempted Russian hack of election

According to a statement released Tuesday afternoon, officials said the Maricopa County Recorder's Office has an in-house IT department that builds its own voter registration sof...

GM shareholders reject proposal to split stock in 2

GM shareholders reject proposal to split stock in 2

Greenlight Capital's three nominees for the company's board also failed to garner enough votes. Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway , which holds a 3.3% stake in GM, remained sil...