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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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Donald Trump Wants To Replace Food Stamps With Meal Kits

Current USDA requirements say that able-bodied adults without children can only get three months of food stamps in three years unless they work or participate in a job training...

West Ham move further from EPL drop zone with Watford win

The win moved the Hornets up to 11th in the table with 30 points. West Ham United manager David Moyes praises striker Marko Arnautovic for his performance against Watford ...

Rights icon Asma Jahangir passes away

Her daughters were kidnapped and assaulted in 2008. "Despite our differences I always respected her for her fight for human rights and for standing up for her convictions", forme...

Westerville, Ohio officers killed in shooting

Joering was pronounced dead at the scene, while Morelli was transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital. Westerville Police Chief Joe Morbitzer said Joering died on the scene, ...

Venezuelan Electoral Body Sets Presidential Election Date

The 2018 elections were originally scheduled to take place in December, but the ruling socialist party is eager to hold the elections as soon as possible, sensing its current advan...

Justice official quits amid Trump attacks

Sessions applauded Brand for her service to the DOJ, calling her "a lawyer's lawyer". Brand was confirmed by the Senate on May 22 following a Judiciary Committee hearing alongs...

Kim Jong Un boasts of North Korea's 'world class military power'

North Korean military parades typically feature thousands of goose-stepping troops and hundreds of armoured vehicles, culminating with missiles rolling through Kim Il Sung Square -...

One officer dead, two others shot while serving warrant near Atlanta

The GBI said it has identified the suspect, but is withholding his name pending notification of his family. "They notified radio and a Locust Grove city police officer came to be...

Suspect In NFL Player's Death Has Bay Area DUI, Was Deported Twice

Jackson and the driver of his ride-share auto Jeffrey Monroe were killed Sunday morning after a black Ford F-150 pickup driven by a 37-year-old undocumented immigrant man struck...

Israeli police recommend indicting Netanyahu for corruption

Netanyahu faces two corruption charges. Ynet reported that police are split on whether they have evidence to bring charges against Netanyahu on that that case. The law says t...

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Crude palm oil futures fall 0.30% on profit-booking

Crude palm oil futures fall 0.30% on profit-booking

Prices felt the blow of these revised projections and will likely continue to feel it for a few more days. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude declined 66 cents to $64.79, after...

Jarvis Landry says he was not taking shot at Patrick Surtain Jr

Jarvis Landry says he was not taking shot at Patrick Surtain Jr

Alabama also lost two commits to flips, as Quay Walker ended up choosing Georgia and Bobby Brown chose Texas A&M. Alabama's 19-player class finished the year ranked No. Enterin...

Winter Olympics: Australian moguls team confident of Pyeongchang medal success

Winter Olympics: Australian moguls team confident of Pyeongchang medal success

Pence is bringing Otto Warmbier's father Fred - the United States student who died in 2017 shortly after he was released from North Korean detention - to the opening ceremony late...

Ex-Sports Doctor Gets Up to 125 More Years Behind Bars

Ex-Sports Doctor Gets Up to 125 More Years Behind Bars

Nassar was sentenced last month in Michigan's Ingham County to sexually abusing female athletes under the guise of medical treatment, and will receive a further sentence on Mon...

Iraqi Kurds say 4000 belonging to IS detained including foreigners

Iraqi Kurds say 4000 belonging to IS detained including foreigners

The U.S. -led global military coalition helped Iraqi forces recapture territory taken by Islamic State in 2014 and 2015, providing air and artillery support in the battle to for M...