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Russia bans images depicting Putin as a gay clown

The depiction of Putin in brightly colored cosmetics began to crop up following the Kremlin's 2013 gay propaganda law, which effectively banned the distribution of materials giving information on LGBTQ rights. The image was published on social medi...

A young girl has been found living with monkeys in India

When Yadav tried to save the girl, troop of monkeys and girl screeched at him. It wasn't until backup had come that they were able to coax the girl towards the authorities and to a nearby hospital. "She looked miserable. If we hadn't rescued her sh...

President Trump defends Bill O'Reilly: 'He is a good person'

The crucial point: He doesn't think the 67-year-old anchor did anything wrong and says O'Reilly shouldn't have settled. Trump similarly denied all the allegations , saying "the events never happened", and once calling his accusers "horrible liars".

Fed minutes reveal debate over inflation and Trump

If the Fed sells off its holdings too quickly, that could trigger a sudden drop in the price of those assets or a spike in interest rates, potentially upsetting markets. The minutes recorded the views of policymakers expressed at a March 14 - 15 meet...

Chelsea Clinton is in no hurry to get into politics

No. No. No", she said when asked about whether she would consider running. If the report is true, she would temporarily be in charge of the office responsible for enforcing the nation's civil rights laws in schools, including their handling of camp...

US withdraws $32M for U.N. Population Fund

In its statement , the State Department referred to a presidential directive signed by Trump in January, which banned US funding for any worldwide organizations providing abortion services or advice. In 2015 , UNFPA helped 18 million women access m...

US probe of ex-Trump aide extends to Cyprus

People walk past a caricature picture of U.S. President Donald Trump on sale in a shopping mall in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, March 22, 2017. The financial arrangement dates to at least 2006, when Manafort signed a $10 million yearly contract with ...

Mike Pence Votes To Block Federal Funding For Planned Parenthood

Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, voted no and forced GOP leaders to call on Vice President Pence to cast the deciding vote . Conservative state officials have been trying to deny money to any family planning organization that al...

Pence cast tie breaking vote on Planned Parenthood funding

Republicans Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska voted with the Democrats against the bill, according to Politico . The rule said that a state can not deny funding to clinics for reasons unrelated to their ability to provide basic f...

Democrats oppose Gorsuch, say he rules against workers

No Democrat has yet pledged to support the judge, but Sen. The White House says it's "truly disappointing" that Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer has announced that he intends to oppose Judge Neil Gorsuch's nomination to the Supreme Court.

Sindhu beats Marin in straight sets to clinch India Open title

Sindhu, 21, served past second-seeded Sung Ji Hyun of South Korea 21-18, 14-21, 21-14 in the semifinals that lasted one hour and 16 minutes at the Siri Fort Sports Complex. Sindhu's net approach during the entire match was her strong point during...

Canadian troops operate in east Mosul as mission extended

A statement issued by Abadi's press office on Thursday said that the Iraqi premier received a phone call from Trump during which they discussed the consolidation of ties between the two countries in all fields, the victories achieved against ISIS, an...

Merkel's CDU wins state elections in Saarland

Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) saw off a challenge from the Social Democrats (SPD) and won nearly 41 per cent of the vote. Merkel, at the helm of Europe's biggest economy for nearly 12 years, said she expects a tough campaign even afte...

Comey sought to reveal Russian election meddling last summer

A second source familiar with Comey's request said his op-ed, which he wanted published in The New York Times, would not mention whether the FBI was investigating Donald Trump's campaign or others close to him for ties to Russia but would discuss how...

Oil stable on falling Libyan output, but bloated US market still weighs

The global benchmark crude climbed 58 cents, or 1.1 percent, to $51.33 on Tuesday. Analysts said the rise was only half of the build expected and that it was a sign of tightening US crude supplies. OPEC and 11 other producers including Russian Fede...

Truck bomb kills at least 17 in Baghdad

Jaafari highlighted the issue of reconstruction in talks with Guterres - a major challenge in areas that have been devastated by heavy fighting to retake them from IS. The U.S. -led coalition says a strike in western Mosul on March 17 likely resulted...

White House invites lawmakers to see intelligence material

Nunes' first press conference on the intelligence came two days after FBI Director James Comey testified to the House Intelligence Committee that the bureau was looking into potential collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian officials to affe...

GST Bills tabled in Lok Sabha

The parliament also approved GST Bill related to compensation, according to a Bloomberg report. The government is targeting the roll-out date of July 1 for the new indirect tax regime. The Parliament is likely to have nearly a seven-hour long discu...

Trump says he expects a deal on a new health care bill

Ryan said Tuesday that any provision to "defund" Planned Parenthood didn't belong in the catchall measure, while Senate GOP leaders like Roy Blunt of Missouri made clear they'd like to avoid a showdown over Trump's border wall, which is loathed by De...

Coast Guard seizes 16 tons of cocaine

A Charleston-based Coast Guard cutter is returning to port after taking part in an operation that seized roughly 16 tons of cocaine off the Central and South American coasts. The Coast Guard Cutter James and Hitron were responsible for five cases, se...

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Turkish born, German writer arrested in Spain

Erdogan's remarks come after another week of tension between Ankara and Berlin, particularly over comments by German Chancellor Angela Merkel appearing to rule out a renewal of...

Hundreds of police officers maintain safety at "Free Speech Rally" in Boston

City leaders reiterated that a zero-tolerance policy on violence and weapons will be strictly enforced during Saturday's events. "If anything gets out of hand, we will shut it do...

Finnish Police Say Two Killed In Knife Attack, Suspect Arrested

The tabloid Ilta-Sanomat reports that one man and five women were injured, including a woman pushing a stroller. "A man has been injured trying to help a victim, and another trie...

Venezuela's ousted chief prosecutor flees to Colombia

Venezuela's pro-government constitutional assembly is taking over powers of the opposition-led congress. Faced with this situation originated by the extremist groups that oppose ...

'Baahubali' actor Prabhas hikes fee for his next 'Saaho'. Worthy details

After the phenomenal success of Baahubali 2 , Prabhas' next will be Saaho . However, the producers finally put all the rumors to rest and released a statement saying, "Shraddha...

Jayalalithaa's niece questions Palaniswami's decision to convert Poes Garden residence into memorial

Tamil Nadu govt says the inquiry commission will be headed by a retired High Court judge and the name of the judge who will head the probe will be announced later, said the CM. Fu...

President's Address to the Nation on the eve of Independence Day

Rail and road connectivity has been suspended due to floods across the state. One Army Column and one Engineer Task Force (ETF) were appointed in 6 districts of Bihar, which led ...

Australia's Constitution ready for overhaul after latest dual-citizenship fiasco: lawyer

The High Court will determine whether Mr Joyce, former Greens senators Larissa Waters and Scott Ludlam , One Nation senator Malcolm Roberts and former minister Matt Canavan are ...

Tropical depression forms in the Atlantic

Gert became the season's second hurricane Monday night, but was projected to stay well off the East Coast, with increased wave action the only indirect impact, according to weather...

USA envoy Nikki Haley

In this instance, we have the President of the United States issuing counterfactual statements suggesting Iran is not complying with the nuclear accord and indicating the USA wi...

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After Doklam, China tries to enter Ladakh; India foils infiltration bid

After Doklam, China tries to enter Ladakh; India foils infiltration bid

Chunying said the People's Liberation Army (PLA) troops always patrol along the Chinese side of the Line of Actual Control (LAC). The incident took place on the morning of Indian...

US National Security Adviser Says 'No War with N.Korea Imminent'

US National Security Adviser Says 'No War with N.Korea Imminent'

Meanwhile, echoing the worries of US analysts, commentary on official North Korean news agency KCNA said that "war can not be blocked by any power if sparks fly due to a small,...

Kim Wall: Danish Submarine Was 'Deliberately Sunk'

Kim Wall: Danish Submarine Was 'Deliberately Sunk'

The BBC News wrote that the Nautilus was raised but Wall was not found and investigation into her disappearance continued. On Sunday , they said Madsen had given another explana...

Senior South Korean diplomat says Trump threats sowing confusion

At a separate meeting later in the day with Joseph Dunford, visiting chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, Moon reaffirmed his stance. Mr Moon sought to ease the tension, tel...

Anthony Scaramucci: Trump Needed to Be 'Much Harsher' to White Supremacy

Anthony Scaramucci: Trump Needed to Be 'Much Harsher' to White Supremacy

Anthony Scaramucci's tenure as Donald Trump's White House communications director was quite brief , but it still gave him a strong sense of the firm grip that white supremacist...