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SNL's Spicer Rides Podium to Trump Tower, Begs to Keep Job

She then proceeds to berate reporters asking about Trump's decision to fire Comey and whether it was related to the FBI's investigation into possible collusion between his campaign associates and Russian Federation. We wonder if Kimberly Guilfoyle ...

Don't call me Caitlyn: Baby name plunges in popularity

The popularity of the names, as determined by Social Security Administration data, is based on approximately 4 million births in the USA for 2016. For boys, the top picks are Noah (which is the top boy's name four years running), Liam, William, Mas...

Trump to deliver commencement address at Liberty University

A Lehigh professor urged the university to rescind Trump's degree too, but the school took no action. "The future belongs to the people who follow their heart, no matter what the critics say, because they truly believe in their vision". "It is so d...

US Intelligence Chief warns of deteriorating security in Afghanistan

Gen. Vincent Stewart and National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Director Robert Cardillo at Thursday's Senate hearing. Coats appeared before the committee along with other intelligence agency leaders, including Central Intelligence Agency Director...

IS Head in Afghanistan Abdul Hasib Reported Dead in a Raid

As part of a growing effort against the terror group, the Afghan Air Force has also recently geared strikes toward ISIS hideouts in Nazyan and Achin districts. "This successful joint operation is another important step in our relentless campaign to d...

President Trump: I Was Going to Fire James Comey 'Regardless of Recommendations'

Mr Comey, an Obama administration appointee, was leading the FBI's Russian Federation probe. "Regardless of [the] recommendation I was going to fire Comey", Trump said. Members of the administration, including Vice President Mike Pence, had argued ...

Abbas says talks with Trump positive, if short on specifics

Even as Trump boldly predicted he would achieve peace where other presidents had failed, he stopped short of explicitly recommitting his administration to a two-state solution to the decades-old conflict, a long-standing foundation of USA policy.

Growth picking up in EBRD regions despite political uncertainty

After strong momentum in 2016, when economic growth rose to 2.8 percent, Serbia will have growth of 2.9 percent in 2017 and 3 percent in 2018, and the driver of growth will be domestic demand, the bank said. "The economic outlook for the region remai...

Risks on Belt & Road loans controllable: Bank officials

A decision to sign the framework agreement on President Xi's flagship initiative, which will invest billions of dollars in infrastructure projects including railways, ports and power grids across Asia, Africa and Europe, was taken by the Cabinet on M...

China's Silk Road forum latest effort to boost Xi's stature

China has jointly set up 56 overseas economic cooperation zones in 20 Belt and Road countries, covering processing and manufacturing, resource utilization, agriculture, commercial logistics and R&D. On May 13th (Saturday), leaders from various countr...

Russian government releases photos of Oval Office meeting

Earlier at the State Department, Lavrov made a joke when a reporter asked if Comey's firing would "cast a shadow on your talks". White House officials told the publication that they were not expecting to see the photos of the meeting posted ...

White House furious after being trolled with Russia Oval Office photos

US intelligence agencies concluded in a January report that Putin had ordered an effort to disrupt the 2016 election that included hacking into Democratic Party emails and leaking them, with the aim of helping Trump. Lavrov said the allegations didn'...

UK's Labour Party stung by early leak of election platform

The missing man: Jeremy Corbyn was not mentioned by Gordon Brown. Mr Brown said: "Ask yourself, is the National Health Service safe with the Conservative candidates, or the Ukip candidates, or the Liberal candidates in Coventry?" It was yet to be...

Bank of England keeps rates at record low as economy slows

A Reuters poll last month showed only seven out of 38 economists expected a rate cut this year, down from 21 out of 36 earlier. The steady outlook for growth contrasts with a sharp slowdown in the official measure of growth seen at the start of thi...

French voters in Slovakia elected Macron

Mr Valls said that "I will be a candidate in the presidential majority and I wish to join up to his movement, the Republic on the Move". "President Trump emphasized his desire to work closely with president -elect Macron in confronting shared cha...

United States does not see Moon win in S.Korea significantly changing ties

The ballot was called to choose a new president after Park Geun-hye was ousted and indicted for corruption, and took place against a backdrop of high tensions with nuclear-armed North Korea. Park sympathizers later staged their own rallies. Thoug...

Philippines, US begin smaller-scale joint military exercises

Duterte ordered these changes after US President Barack Obama criticised the death toll incurred from the Philippine's War on Drugs, with Duterte saying that he planned to eventually end the drills as he saw little benefit for his country's troops.

UConn: Navy SEAL killed in Somalia was 2001 grad, athlete

The U.S. Navy SEAL killed during operations in Africa Friday has been identified. The attackers were "neutralized" and the wounded service members were taken to neighboring Djibouti, said an official. The death was the first in combat of a US milit...

Army kills 50 Afghan forces in border fight

According to a United States watchdog, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR): "Casualties suffered by the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) in the fight against the Taliban and other insurgents continu...

Coast Guard securing Manila Bay for ASEAN Summit

Eduardo Ano flew to the island of Pag-asa in the South China Sea on Friday, drawing a protest from China, which also claims the remote territory. "I think bigger than the so-called problem of the South China Sea is the North Korea threat-and also...

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Penn Station Construction Begins Today, Triggering Delays for Commuters

This was not known immediately, on Twitter New Jersey Transit . Train service reductions and schedule changes will force travelers from New Jersey and Long Island to find altern...

OH shooting: 1 dead, 8 wounded in ambush at gender reveal party

It was a typically "tranquil" summer Saturday in an OH neighborhood as people gathered at an afternoon gender-reveal party that stretched into the night in the Cincinnati area. ...

Besiktas beg Diego Costa to sign, before switching to Selena Gomez

Despite finishing the 2016/17 season as top scorer as Chelsea cruised to the Premier League title, Costa looked destined to leave Stamford Bridge after he was told in no uncertai...

Trump 'Absolutely' Still Wants Mexico To Pay For A Wall

In recent months, Donald Trump's antagonism toward Mexico seems to have taken a backseat to his many other feuds-with Germany, Mika Brzezinski , and CNN, among others-not to me...

Another bump in ties with US

American and Chinese officials agree that the two country's presidents spoke Sunday over the phone. According to the White House readout of the call, Trump brought up the threa...

The White House Gender Pay Gap Is Worse Than The US Average

She's more than willing to tweet about closing the gender pay gap to build her personal brand, write with a straight face that she was "proud to work towards this goal alongsid...

Maryland AG issues statement on request for information on voters

The spokesman said the commission has data from every voter in all 46 counties, but that data does not contain information such as party ID and voting history. SC finally received...

Total Plows Into Iran, Leaving Shell, BP on Sidelines

Total signed a preliminary deal with Iran in November as the lead partner alongside China National Petroleum Corporation ( CNPC ) and Iran's Petropars . Negotiations between Tehr...

No state budget after shutdown's first day

Christie is demanding that the $34.7 billion state budget include a provision requiring that Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield spend some of its reserve fund on public health initiati...

Federal Bureau of Investigation arrest suspect in case of missing Chinese scholar

The 28-year-old IL man charged with kidnapping a Chinese scholar now believed to be dead was among a select few admitted to the University of Illinois' highly competitive physic...

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GST will unify the country's economy

GST will unify the country's economy

The biggest tax reform since independence - GST - will pave the way for realisation of the goal of One Nation - One Tax - One Market. The sharpest critics of the Goods and Ser...

Germany to Prohibit Erdogan Rally in Hamburg

Germany to Prohibit Erdogan Rally in Hamburg

New tensions are rising between the two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies, whose ties were already strained, as Erdogan wants to hold a political rally in Germany on the s...

Did environmental policies ignite Utah's Brian Head wildfire?

Did environmental policies ignite Utah's Brian Head wildfire?

CNN included the Brain Head Fire in its roundup on the "blistering hot spell" thats working its way through the western United States. After surveying the largest fire in the na...

Federal Bureau of Investigation agent, accused of lying in LaVoy Finicum shooting in OR, indicted

Federal Bureau of Investigation agent, accused of lying in LaVoy Finicum shooting in OR, indicted

Those shots were fired by state troopers. At worst, they said, he might have been kicked off the team and reassigned. The case was being investigated by the Justice Department'...

Middle East Kurdish-led forces encircle Raqqa city, tighten noose on IS

Middle East Kurdish-led forces encircle Raqqa city, tighten noose on IS

Now, ISIS is losing its grip - besieged by USA coalition airstrikes and America's allies on the ground, a rag-tag army known as the Syrian Democratic Forces. Zeid, a prince fr...