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David Norris calls Boris Johnson a 'liar' in Seanad debate

On more than one occasion, the Tory MP Johnson has said he supported staying In, and warned against the negative impacts of coming out. However, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, appeared to reject that option as he told reporters ...

LeBron James to skip Rio Olympics

Sources told Vardon that James' agent, Rich Paul, informed USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo of his decision Thursday, while James contacted Team USA coach Mike Krzyzewski himself. James and his teammates were honored Wednesday with a parade ...

Clinton's server technician declines to answer court-ordered questions

The Huffington Post's Politics section has seemingly only written three original articles about Hillary Clinton's private email server scandal in as many months, ignoring major developments in a story with significant implications for the 2016 presid...

Colombia's government and main rebel army sign historic ceasefire deal in Cuba

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will attend the ceremony, the statement said. This idea was echoed by tens of thousands of Colombians on social networks with the hashtag #ElÚltimoDíaDeLaGuerra trending in the South American nation on Wednesday.

In speech, Trump to ramp up critique of Clinton as failure

Donald Trump - a major party's presumptive presidential nominee - has used even more disturbing language to mock women, Latinos, and people with disabilities", said Ms. And he said Clinton may be disqualified from the presidency on the basis that...

London supermarket suspect arrested In Grocery Store Attack

Const. Sandasha Blough with London Police Service says it was an unprovoked attack. On Tuesday, police appealed to the public for help in identifying a woman whose picture was taken at the scene of the attack at the Superking Supermarket on Wonderl...

Bad loans, not clean-up, hurting lending: Rajan

Rajan further said bankers sometime turn around and accuse regulators of creating the bad loan problem. Alternatively, a less effective form of capital would be to issue "Government Capitalisation Bonds" in exchange for equity. The survey results rev...

Donald Trump firms, family receive $1 million in May

Bernie Sanders, who has not yet endorsed Clinton or conceded the nomination to her. In some ways, Clinton's message on Trump emulated the one Democrats used to tarnish Mitt Romney in 2012: That he got rich by crushing people's' dreams and, that if ...

Israeli troops kill Palestinian bystander after Israeli cars attacked

They named the victim as Mahmoud Badran, 20, and said Israeli liaison officials told them soldiers opened fire at the three as they hurled rocks at traffic on a nearby settler highway. The Palestinian Authority, who named the dead boy as Mahmoud Rafa...

Swiss-made solar plane takes off from JFK

The team has had to take frequent breaks from the various legs of the journey in order to make repairs to the plane, particularly to its batteries. The Solar Impulse 2 team eventually plans to return to the Middle East by late summer, completing a ...

Poland takes 1-0 lead over Ukraine

Arkadiusz Milik was first to test Andriy Pyatov with a low drive, before Lewandowski failed to find the top corner after being set up by his strike partner. A minute later, with the fans still jumping, Poland s own 19-year-old Bartosz Kapusztka almos...

Violent protests rock S Africa's capital ahead of vote

Protests in townships around the South African capital, Pretoria , continued on Tuesday after it was announced that the current mayor didn't get backing from the ruling African National Congress to run again in upcoming local government elections.

Canada parliament backs assisted-death law

But the government's legislative response, in Bill C14, says only patients suffering from an incurable illness whose natural death is "reasonably foreseeable" are eligible. "And hopefully, in the not too distant future, the courts will remedy tha...

SoftBank president Nikesh Arora steps down

Yesterday, SoftBank had said the allegations levelled by some shareholders against Arora, including those questioning his conduct and qualifications, have been found to be "without merit". Before joining SoftBank Arora managed Google's worldwide ...

ICC sentences former Congo VP Bemba to 18 years in prison

And he is the only the third person to be sentenced at the tribunal based in The Hague since it began work in 2002. "Today's sentencing marks a critical turning point for the thousands of women, children and men who were victims of Bemba's orches...

Trump to Evangelicals: Don't Pray For Leaders, Pray People Vote for Me

An organization called United in objective hosted the event, along with My Faith Votes, a group aligned with former presidential candidate and current Trump ally Ben Carson. "He acknowledged that. But what he was trying to say was, after that he said...

Veteran US diplomat to meet with Venezuela officials amid

The opposition is not only desperate to force a referendum, but to force it quickly. Doing so would give them a chance to conduct a second officially sanctioned signature drive, in which they would have to garner close to 4 million signatures in or...

China city holds dog-meat eating festival despite protests

Yulin officials said the government had never had a hand in the festival, a public event, but it had improved supervision over the dog meat industry. So, what is the appeal of eating dog meat? But this year there has been an avalanche of protest fro...

Activists look to build on momentum of Sanders campaign

The leader of the state party's national convention delegation is still neutral in the race. Ted Cruz instead of presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump. And in turning their backs on Clinton, they're also rejecting President Barack Obama's anti-gun n...

Putin denies suggestions Russia would welcome Brexit

Putin's comments came as he participated in a panel discussion moderated by CNN's Fareed Zakaria at the 20th International Economic Forum in St. Petersburg, Russia. "European politicians need to reach out to business, to show wisdom, far-sightedness ...

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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 ...

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

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

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

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

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 ...

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...

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

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

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 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

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 ...