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Trump son-in-law Kushner under Federal Bureau of Investigation scrutiny in Russian Federation probe - media reports

Brennan says he told the head of the FSB that if Russian Federation continued to interfere, it would backfire and prevent any warming of relations. MARGARET WARNER: On the broader issue of Russia's foreign election activity, DNI Coats said he's s...

OPEC committee recommends nine-month oil-cuts extension

Boutarfa said extending output cuts by nine months would help to ease a global glut by the end of 2017, when inventories should decline to their five-year average: "Before the end of the year, prices may go above $55 a barrel". The oil price dec...

TPP members agree to pursue deal without US

Turmoil over global trade negotiations was laid bare at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) forum meeting, which failed to agree on its usual joint statement after United States opposition to wording on free trade and fighting protectionis...

Trump Called Comey 'Nut Job;' Russia Probe Identifies Current White House Staffer

Fired FBI director James Comey will appear at a public hearing of the Senate committee that is investigating possible ties between Russian Federation and the 2016 election campaign of US President Donald Trump . Reports of a memo from Comey indi...

Indian Army strikes Pakistani military posts across LoC to stop infiltration

The assault is the latest escalation in tensions along the Line of Control, the volatile de-facto border militants use to sneak into India, often under cover fire from the Pakistani army. "This is part of our overall strategy to counter terrorism"....

Irish PM to step down, succession contest begins

Public Expenditure Minister Paschal Donohoe, who stood alongside Mr Varadkar on Leo Street in north-inner Dublin city centre, said he expects the doctor to be leader for "many, many years". National broadcaster RTE said last week that of those in the...

Palestinians strike in support of prisoners in Israel

The transfer of the prisoners comes just after 220 additional prisoners joined the hunger strike Sunday, 35 days into the strike. The United Nations has urged Israel to abide by the global law and standards of detention in regard to the Palestinian...

Chinese jets intercept US aircraft over East China Sea, US says

Two Chinese fighter jets intercepted an American military plane over the East China Sea, the US Air Force said Friday. "Each interaction is different, and in this case, we are not providing more specifics as we would rather discuss it privately with ...

Macron And Merkel Pledge Cooperation On EU Reforms

In another nod to the importance of Europe for Mr Macron, Sylvie Goulard, a centrist lawmaker in the European Parliament who speaks four languages and is better known in Brussels than in Paris , was named defence minister. The visit comes as the Ger...

Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn loom large in ITV leaders' debate

The reaction in the press this morning is nearly unanimous: the two-hour broadcast was spectacularly boring - and irrelevant. "If the British government ends the free movement of people, that will have its price", she said. Mr Nuttall was attacked ...

Trump, South Korea's Moon agree to cooperate on North Korea

U.S. President Donald Trump congratulated South Korea's new president on his election victory, and the two agreed to work closely in dealing with North Korea . China maintained an unyielding stance even after the deployment went ahead, apparently h...

Japan cabinet approves bill to allow emperor to abdicate

Akihito, who is 83, gave strong hints last August that he was thinking of stepping down because health and age were making it hard to perform his official duties. Akihito's abdication request, however, has concerned many scholars and politicians who ...

'Shock' As Tories Gain In Glasgow From Labour

The leader of the Labour group, Frank McAveety, held his seat, also in Shettelston, after 26 years but his role as council leader looks uncertain as the SNP still hopes to seize control of the city. The Tories, who previously had no councillors in ...

Henderson Land Buys Car Park Site in Hong Kong's Central for $3B

Benjamin Hung, CEO for Greater China & North Asia at Standard Chartered, said the "Bond Connect" would boost Hong Kong's role as a gateway between foreign investors and the Chinese market. Mainland Chinese firms have doubled their presence in Central...

Merkel's party snatches state from rivals in crushing election win

But the results marked a huge blow to Martin Schulz, who had generated a strong surge in support for the SPD when he took over the party in February. The state leader of the SDP in North Rhine-Westphalia, Hannelore Kraft , resigned immediately in ...

Sudan's President Invited by Saudi Arabia to Trump Meeting

The fact that Trump chose Saudi Arabia and Israel for his first overseas trip shows the importance of the region to him. Beyond the meeting with Saudi government officials, Trump will meet 56 Arab and Muslim leaders to discuss combating extremism a...

Comey claimed Trump asked him to SHUT DOWN Flynn probe

According to the Times , Comey wrote in the February memo that Trump told him Flynn had done nothing wrong. "He is a good guy". Trump and Pence were in a briefing with "other senior national security officials" when Trump emptied the room of every...

Travel ban judges scrutinize Trump's Muslim statements

On Monday, the Trump administration went back to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to defend the revised executive order on immigration. Judge Ronald Gould asked Wall. For the second time in a week, government lawyers will try to persuade a feder...

Potentially Severe Storms Forecasted For Minnesota

Tuesday will be another warm and humid day with highs again in the upper 80s. The severe weather through midweek will be the start of another active weather pattern across the Central states as more flooding and severe thunderstorms target the reg...

China Pledges $124 Billion For New Silk Road As Champion Of Globalization

Since 1999, that figure has surpassed US$7.5 billion. The United States sent a diplomatic note warning to China on Friday that North Korea's attendance at the summit could affect the participation of other countries, casting a shadow over what is B...

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Kaspersky Banned: Federal Agencies Ditch Russian Cybersecurity Firm Over Spying Concerns

Law360, Nashville (September 13, 2017, 4:53 PM EDT) - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security ordered federal agencies Wednesday to stop using Kaspersky Lab software and services ...

Mass Evacuations in Russian Cities Continue After Bomb Threats

Since September 11 dozens of schools, universities, malls, railway stations, airports and government offices have been evacuated and inspected by law enforcement in big cities all ...

NHC: Hurricane Jose not a concern to the US

This past weekend, Irma , a devastating Category 4 hurricane, swept up over the Florida Keys and then up Florida's Gulf Coast, becoming the third of this season's four catastrophi...

Family of 3 Die After Falling Into Italian Volcano

Authorities said they believe the child fainted because of the gas fumes before falling into the crater. A 7-year-old boy is the sole surviving member of a family that was wiped ...

Beaufort Islands under mandatory evacuation

As Irma approaches the region, its large swells, storm surge and high tides may cause water along the coast to rise 6 feet above ground level near Charleston, which Dixon said coul...

Maldivian government expresses condolences over Mexican natural disaster

Mexican authorities said at least 60 people were confirmed dead, including many in the state of Oaxaca along the Pacific coast. The Interior Department reported that 428 homes we...

Putin Says North Korea Crisis Can Be Solved By Diplomatic Means

He said they shared the view that the North's nuclear issue should be resolved quickly to realize the "infinite potentials" of the Korean Peninsula and the Far East region. "If we ...

Trump pitches tax reform in North Dakota

Americans must call on Congress to strongly oppose Trump's tax and budget plan, which is nothing more than a $5 trillion tax giveaway paid for by cuts to Social Security, Medicare,...

Prosecutors: Sen. Menendez 'sold his office' for ritzy trips

Prosecutors accuse him of soliciting and accepting free trips on Salomon Melgen's private jet to luxurious resorts in the Dominican Republic and elsewhere, hundreds of thousands of...

Pakistan owns up to terror; Didi vs saffron parivar; more

This comes after Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi last month said there has to be a political settlement in Afghanistan and that US President Donald Trump's new war str...

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Canadian dollar jumps as Bank of Canada lifts benchmark rate 25bps

Canadian dollar jumps as Bank of Canada lifts benchmark rate 25bps

Furthermore, the central bank said it would pay " close attention" to how the economy responds to higher borrowing costs, given households have accumulated record levels of debt. ...

Commissioner Tasks Super Eagles On Standard

Commissioner Tasks Super Eagles On Standard

The Eagles are aiming to become the first team to complete a double over Cameroon in a World Cup qualification round with victory on Monday night. More work lie ahead for the ...

N. Korea Close to Long Range Missile Capability

N. Korea Close to Long Range Missile Capability

Pyongyang fired a ballistic missile over Japan earlier this week, causing alarm across the world and deep reflection from North Korea's neighbours on whether they are prepared to c...

Mnuchin: Debt limit should be tied to Harvey funding

Mnuchin: Debt limit should be tied to Harvey funding

President Donald Trump visited storm-ravaged areas in Texas over the weekend, expressing hope for speedy congressional action on Harvey aid. The United States is scheduled to r...

Gov. Hutchinson authorizes the deployment of 1500 National Guardsmen to Texas

Gov. Hutchinson authorizes the deployment of 1500 National Guardsmen to Texas

Cloud are being deployed to Texas to help with the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. The Indiana National Guard will lend its help to those affected by Hurricane Harvey in Texas. ...