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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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Humanitarian gesture: Pakistan allows wife to meet Kulbhushan Jhadav

Pakistan's foreign office in the national capital said it would allow Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet his wife. A note verbale has been sent in this regard to the Indian High Commis...

Barack Obama Shows Up in Chicago for Jury Duty; Not Chosen

Did you know I was coming?" he asked one man who held a copy of Obama's "Dreams From My Father". But he was not picked to serve as a juror. As happens most days, would-be jurors br...

North Korea Warns 'Spiritually Instable' Trump Against Reckless Remarks

The US Defense Department sent the letter in response to a request from two members of Congress for details regarding "expected casualty assessments in a conflict with North Kor...

Investigators have enough evidence to charge Michael Flynn, son

Federal investigators are also reportedly looking into allegations Flynn attempted to sidestep the extradition process and send the Turkish cleric Fethullah G├╝len, a rival of Tur...

Hezbollah says Saudi Arabia forced Lebanese PM to quit

Hariri accused Iran and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah of sowing strife in the Arab world in his resignation statement earlier on Saturday. Hariri's resignation toppled a coalitio...

George Bush Sr dislikes Trump

Bush told Updegrove before the election, according to the book. His son, George W. Bush, didn't go as far as to vote for a Democrat but allegedly left the presidential ballot blank...

Saudis destroy Houthi missile near Riyadh's Khaled airport

Unconfirmed footage uploaded to Twitter appeared to show a volley of at least three missiles being fired from the ground at an undetermined location in Riyadh. The Saudi-led allian...

Penn study: Assaults increase after end of Daylight Saving Time

As a result of the time change, you will gain an extra hour of sleep Sunday morning. Some clocks still need to be manually adjusted, some computer systems need additional monitorin...

Jared Kushner Turns Over Documents to Special Counsel Robert Mueller

An NBC/Wall Street Journal poll released on Sunday put Mr. Trump's approval rating at 38 percent - the lowest for the survey since February, when he was a month into his presiden...

What we know about the Thornton Walmart shooting

Court records also show Ostrem filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in 2015. Thornton police said a nationwide extradition homicide warrant has been issued for the 47-year-old Ostrem. ...

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Tourists will be banned from climbing Australia's UIuru

Tourists will be banned from climbing Australia's UIuru

It chose to close the rock to climbers from October 26, 2019 - 34 years to the day since it was handed back to its traditional owners, the Anangu people, the Northern Territory N...

NY attack : President Trump orders extreme vetting of travellers

NY attack : President Trump orders extreme vetting of travellers

Enough!" And a third: "I have just ordered Homeland Security to step up our already Extreme Vetting Program. Some accused "liberal judges" of putting political correctness ahea...

I'd Consider Sending the NYC Terrorist to Gitmo

I'd Consider Sending the NYC Terrorist to Gitmo

President Trump meets with Cabinet officials. According to the State Department, Saipov, a legal permanent US resident, immigrated from his native Uzbekistan in March 2010 throu...

Media is 'obsessed' with Russian Federation probe, but Americans don't care: White House

Media is 'obsessed' with Russian Federation probe, but Americans don't care: White House

She was responding to a volley of questions on the surrender of Paul Manafort, Trump's former campaign manager, who has been indicted on 12 counts by a special counsel investig...

Ilham Aliyev: Turkey-Azerbaijan friendship, brotherhood play stabilizing role in region

Ilham Aliyev: Turkey-Azerbaijan friendship, brotherhood play stabilizing role in region

While the line offers a shorter route for transporting Chinese goods to Europe by rail, "the competition is really tough", said Akif Mustafayev, the permanent representative in Aze...