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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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Another Gold-Medal Gymnast Sues Team Dr. Nassar Over Abuse

Nassar was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison in January, and he was then sentenced to 40 to 125 years in prison in February on multiple counts of sexual abuse against girl...

Sean Hannity Is Also A Client Of Trump's Lawyer Michael Cohen

Later, he tweeted again to make it very clear Cohen never represented him in "any matter between me and a third-party". This is now officially an all-hands-on-deck effort to tota...

Died former first lady of the USA Barbara Bush

In the same conversation, she said she didn't fear death for herself or "my precious George". She struggled with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in her final years. U....

Former first lady Barbara Bush enjoyed her trips to Tulsa

Bush - and to Mr Jeb Bush , a former Florida governor and one-time presidential aspirant. The friend introduced him to Barbara Pierce, a publisher's daughter from Rye who was goi...

US, UK issue joint warning on Russian hackers

In a first-of-its-kind joint statement , released on Tuesday, the officials said they had "high confidence" that Russian state-sponsored cyber actors "are using compromised rout...

Syria strikes spark opposition in the West

Nor is there any indication that the strikes will deter the regime of President Bashar al-Assad from using chemical weapons against civilians again. The hawkish US ambassador to...

Sioux City Younkers to close, according to reports

It appears the end is near for Bon-Ton. The Bon-Ton's parent company, which has corporate offices in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, operates more than 250 stores under several namep...

Narendra Modi Sweden visit: 10 things on PM's agenda

Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and his Swedish counterpart Stefan Löfven. After attending an Indian community event here late on Tuesday night, Modi will depart for London on ...

Toronto police to provide update on Bruce McArthur investigation Monday

Idsinga says Kanagaratnam's remains were found at a home McArthur used as storage for his landscaping business. He was not on file as missing in Canada. McArthur was arrested in Ja...

United States bans sales to Chinese phone-maker ZTE

Stephen Hadley, national security adviser under President George W. Bush, on President Trump's decision to block Broadcom's takeover of Qualcomm , the president's push for a wall ...

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Russian Federation on wrong side of Syria war: Mike Pence warns Putin

Russian Federation on wrong side of Syria war: Mike Pence warns Putin

United States Vice President Michael Pence on Saturday said that Russian Federation is "on the wrong side of the war" while referring to recent strikes on Syria by the U.S. This w...

Trump puts off Syria strike decision, will talk to allies

Trump puts off Syria strike decision, will talk to allies

Al-Jaafari was quoted by SANA news agency as saying that the Syrian government was ready to facilitate the teams' entry into any point in Douma, Eastern Ghouta's largest town. But ...

Trump Promises to Lay Off States with Legal Marijuana

Trump Promises to Lay Off States with Legal Marijuana

While many states have decriminalized or legalized marijuana use, the drug is still illegal under federal law, which created a conflict between federal and state law. "Since the ca...

Zuckerberg testimony tells us nothing new about privacy

Zuckerberg testimony tells us nothing new about privacy

And the tech illiteracy of numerous senators hampered the efficacy of much of the questioning , with Zuckerberg at times having to explain basic features of the social network...

Watch Yankees vs. Red Sox

Watch Yankees vs. Red Sox

Tyler Austin slid into second base hard on a force out causing the benches to clear, but nothing happened as the players just conversed on the diamond. Austin carried over the ...