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Russian Top Defense Official Says Zapad Exercises Don't Pose Threat to Europe

Estonian Defense Minister Juri Liuk, however, says Moscow could deploy up to 100,000 troops. Some Western officials including the head of the U.S. The US military took part in a training exercise with Baltic allies in June that included B-1 and B...

Greenspan Backs Bid to Replace Obamacare With Grants to States

Dean Heller of Nevada and Ron Johnson of Wisconsin. The proposal eliminates ACA provisions like premium tax credits and cost-sharing reductions, and in turn, provides states block grants to operate their own systems for providing coverage.

After 16 Years of War, Senate Finally Debates Need for War Debate

In response to Congress' move, which took place on the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks that killed almost 3,000 people, Paul tweeted that he was looking to end USA wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and would "object to all procedural motions and am...

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 over Russian Federation - from Kaliningrad in the West to Vladivostok ...

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 amid concerns about possible security risks, citing links between Kasp...

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 out in a horrific accident near Naples, Italy , on Tuesday.

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 catastrophic Atlantic hurricanes. While too early to tell whether the storm will ...

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 were destroyed and 1,700 were damaged in various cities and towns in Chi...

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 could have a "pretty devastating result". Along with evacuees from South C...

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 fail to stop North Korea's provocations now, it could sink into an unc...

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, Medicaid, education, disaster aid and more. During his first tax spee...

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 dollars in contributions to help his 2012 reelection campaign, and ot...

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 strategy will fail. China can successfully defend its position in BRICS a...

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. What that all means, of course, is that anyone who's overextended on c...

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 Super Eagles who will battle Cameroon in a return leg on Monday, Se...

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 cope with a potentially devastating clash of arms. China repeated a cal...

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 reach its debt limit by the end of the month unless Congress raises the...

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. Cloud, the Minnesota National Guard said. The state's National Guard a...

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. The fire has not caused any injuries or property damage, Stewart sai...

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 reinvigorated ancient east-west trading routes, which is seen by many an...

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Donald Trump eyeing return to TPP tade pact: US Senators

Lawmakers at a White House meeting on trade say that President Trump is eyeing a re-entry into the Trans Pacific Partnership after making the United States' exit from the trade...

Syria braces for possible U.S. attack, calls it 'reckless'

Trump had tweeted earlier that Russian Federation shouldn't be allied with a "Gas Killing Animal", a reference to Syrian President Bashar Assad, whose regime is accused of killi...

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull racks up 30th Newspoll loss

When he toppled former Prime Minister Tony Abbott in 2015, Mr Turnbull justified the move by noting that Mr Abbott had trailed the Labor opposition party in 30 consecutive New...

Saudi air defence forces intercept missile over Najran - statement

Saudi Air Forces announced Wednesday the interception of two missiles fired from Yemen, including one towards Riyadh, Al Arabiya local news reported. "The missile force carried...

Real Madrid defend big lead in Champions League

Who would have told a young Buffon that he might end his Champions League career at the Bernabeu?" To do this, we will be playing a tight game and hope to do the impossible. "We ...

Educators remain solid in resolve during day 7 of Oklahoma teacher walkout

Teachers went on strike last week after lawmakers passed a funding package that offered only about $50 million for schools, where students have grappled with outdated, crumbling ...

United States vows to act within 48 hours over suspected Syrian chemical attack

US officials are assessing whether Syrian President Bashar Assad's government was behind Saturday's suspected chemical weapons attack on rebel-held Douma , east of Damascus. ...

Fire in Trump Tower in NY kills 1

Still, Trump said at the time that he would spend $3 million to outfit Trump World's 370 units with sprinklers because it would make tenants feel safer, according to a New York Ti...

Israel fires at suspects who briefly breached Gaza border

Palestinian news agency Maan said that an Israeli tank fired twice towards the Strip, however the Israeli military said it only used small arms fire. About 20,000 Palestinians ...

Trump Planning to Skip White House Correspondents' Dinner Again

Talev, a correspondent for Bloomberg, said White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders would represent the Trump administration at the April 28 dinner. "The April 28 dinner celebrates...

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Women Are Getting Raped 'At Levels Never Seen Before' During Border Crossings

Women Are Getting Raped 'At Levels Never Seen Before' During Border Crossings

I used the word rape. Apparently indicating the caravan , he added: "Yesterday, it came out where this journey coming up, women are raped at levels that nobody has ever seen...

North Korea Hold Secret, Direct Talks

North Korea Hold Secret, Direct Talks

Trump agreed to the summit on the spot when visiting South Korean officials - South Korea's National Security Adviser Chung Eui Yong and intelligence chief Suh Hoon - presented ...

Bomb near mosque in Syrian capital kills 1, wounds 6

Bomb near mosque in Syrian capital kills 1, wounds 6

In recent weeks, government forces have retaken most of Eastern Ghouta through a combination of ground assaults and Russia-brokered evacuation deals. In northern Syria, the Turki...

India begins process to procure around 110 fighter jets for IAF

India begins process to procure around 110 fighter jets for IAF

A Request for Information (RFI) was issued on Friday for the procurement stating that majority of these will be indigenously made in collaboration with foreign manufacturers unde...

Long-lost daughter reunited with family after 24 years

Long-lost daughter reunited with family after 24 years

The last time Wang Mingquing and his wife Liu Dengying saw their daughter Qifeng was when she was just three-years-old. They briefly took their eyes off of the 3-year-old, and she ...