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Israelis Elated, Palestinians Disappointed by Trump Visit

On Wednesday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told reporters on Air Force One that President Trump "pressured" and was "very forceful" with both sides in the conflict, urging them to go back to the negotiating table. Netanyahu continued to thank T...

Japan's MSDF Plans Joint Drill With USS Ronald Reagan

Separately the US Treasury also hit a number of North Korean firms and two Russian companies trading with the country with economic sanctions. This photo exercise comes amid high tensions after North Korea has conducted several missile tests in r...

China makes concessions to Germany on electric car quotas

Russian Federation joined the chorus speaking out in favour of the climate accord. "I understand that if they decide to pull out it will be disappointing but I really don't think this will change the course of mankind", European Commission vice p...

Philippines Soldiers Killed In 'Friendly Fire' Air Strike In Marawi

Looking through the records of the Gulf War in the early '90s - that war was then a showcase to the world of USA military might at an era when CNN was first making its mark as a global TV cable network - we see that there were lots of deaths includ...

Ousted FBI director to testify June 8

After an open session in the morning, the committee will then be further briefed by Comey behind closed doors, said Sens. Another congressional source, who also requested anonymity, said Democrats were "informed and consulted" before the subpoenas ...

Trump White House Reportedly Proceeding To Reverse Obama-Era Punishment of Russian Federation

The compounds were bought by the Soviet government last century. R.C. Hammond, senior communications adviser for the State Department, told the newspaper in a statement that "The U.S. President Barack Obama had charged the compounds - one near ...

White House communications director resigns amid tensions

Just back from his nine-day trip to the Middle East and Europe, Trump dismissed recent reports as " fake news ". Congressional investigations into the Russian Federation issue have expanded to include Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen, AB...

Actress Gal Gadot discovers Wonder Woman's power in costume

For example, Diana Prince in a "boardroom" with old men who she quickly puts in their place, a quiet scene with a Native American man who talks about the injustice against his people and a fight scene after Diana Prince sees children being harmed...

Christy Clark to stay on as BC premier

The leaders of the BC Greens and the BC NDP intend to form a minority government . The two leaders, who announced their historic partnership Monday, signed the agreement as their fellow MLAs stood behind and applauded the new chapter in B.C.

Russian President Vladimir Putin warns West to 'stop intimidating North Korea'

Since the last resolution, the harshest to date, was adopted in November, an emphasis has been put on having all countries implement the sanctions measures - including China, which is the North's closest ally and is accused of laxity with loopholes.

Crews get air support as they battle Los Angeles brush fires

Some 115 firefighters were on the scene within 70 minutes and about 160 were there by 3:30 p.m., Stewart said . Marlea Grover, a 55-year-old Reseda resident, said she "had to close my windows because it smells very smoky, and it looks like very ba...

Is Donald Trump Uncertain?

Trump's first stop on the trip was in Saudi Arabia , where he spoke at a summit of the leaders of more than 50 Muslim and Arab nations. It was a message the region's autocratic leaders were pleased to hear following eight years of criticism on the...

Dixon emerges unhurt from Indy 500 crash

Dixon's vehicle flipped over and bounced around on the ground, but the safety cell managed to stay intact and Dixon was able to get out of the auto under his own power and walk away from the carnage. "I lift and let him go, trying to be the nice guy ...

Rouhani says hopeful Europe won't follow Trump's lead on Iran

They will gravitate to Rouhani, a moderate cleric who oversaw the negotiations with the West that culminated in the 2015 Comprehensive Agreement that capped Tehran's nuclear program and is anticipated to lead to the country's reintegration into the...

Phoenix police: Comicon suspect threatened police, performer

Police said the unidentified suspect resisted arrest before being taken into custody. Fortune said the man meant to harm Phoenix police and had been taking pictures of officers and posting them on social media, reports USA Today . The man, who was...

Election day ahead: Lib Dems take turn to launch manifesto

Richard Newby was greeted with a furious BBC Daily Politics host who quoted Vince Cable as he criticised the Lib Dems for including another Brexit vote in their manifesto. Access to finance is not the only obstacle that a Tim Farron-led governm...

Memorial Day fuel costs down

Normally, gasoline prices rise heading into the summer as refineries retool and put out more expensive blends created to reduce emissions associated with higher temperatures. The prices are even better in Desloge where gas can be purchased for as lit...

Yogi blames 'conspiracies' for law and order problems

Rahul Gandhi who has been holding marathon meetings with Congress leaders and AICC office bearers including those from tribal communities had made a decision to visit Dalit families affected by clashes but the lack of permission by Uttar Pradesh pol...

Former CIA head to answer questions about Russian meddling

One day earlier, Mr. Flynn invoked his Fifth Amendment right to avoid self-incrimination, writing in a letter to the committee that said he was declining to hand over documents that were subpoenaed by the panel as part of the probe. Mr Flynn was ap...

GOP health bill: 23M more uninsured; sick risk higher costs

The number of people losing insurance in the next year is 14 million , the same as in the original Trumpcare. "I don't put the same reliance on everything they say ", MacArthur said . Therefore, the projected decrease in Medicaid coverage ...

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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...

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

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

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

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...

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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. ...

Wildfire burns 5000 acres, forces hundreds of evacuations in California (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Wildfire burns 5000 acres, forces hundreds of evacuations in California (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

High winds created spot fires near the 210 Freeway and LAFD attempted to prevent the fire from hopping the freeway, anticipating it would burn at least 2,000 acres if it happened...

PM Modi arrives in China to attend BRICS summit

PM Modi arrives in China to attend BRICS summit

The BRICS meeting comes after India and China have resolved the Doklam standoff. Modi snubbed a separate summit called by Xi in May to promote the Chinese leader's vision of re...

Gas prices on the rise in Saskatchewan due to Hurricane Harvey

Gas prices on the rise in Saskatchewan due to Hurricane Harvey

On Monday, the average price on the island was $1.16. According to gasbuddy.com, the average retail price of gasoline in Ontario has risen from 107.5 cents per litre on August 2...

Cashless economy was not the original objective of demonetisation

Cashless economy was not the original objective of demonetisation

It was believed that the amount of currency which did not get back to the banking system may be termed as black money . "Shame on RBI which "recommended" demonetisation ", the ...