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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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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...