Michael Flynn unlikely to face charges for lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation, sources say

Kellogg, retired General David Petraeus, a former CIA director, and Robert Harward, a former deputy commander of US Central Command, are under consideration for the position, a White House official said. Flynn, a retired US Army lieutenant general, w... More..

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by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Five feared dead as plane crashes into shopping mall in Melbourne

Small plane crashes on street in Bayonne, N.J . "If the plane had taken off in the other direction my office could have been hit". None of the people on board the aircraft survived, according to police . "I'...More..

Germany sees encouraging signs on jobs in Opel talks
by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Germany sees encouraging signs on jobs in Opel talks

Mr Clark has also held talks with GM president Dan Ammann and Len McCluskey, general secretary of trade union Unite. Germany's economy minister Brigitte Zypries on Thursday said she expected the deal to go ah...More..

Trump Planning 'Streamlined' Immigration Order
by | Monday, February 20, 2017

Trump Planning 'Streamlined' Immigration Order

Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit said that would not necessarily persuade them to lift their freeze. If adopted, the changes would be in connection with executive orders Trump signed in late-January that ...More..

Nana Addo at Barrow's inauguration, visits Ghanaians in Gambia
by | Monday, February 20, 2017

Nana Addo at Barrow's inauguration, visits Ghanaians in Gambia

Hundreds of thousands welcomed Barrow's return to Gambia days later. Many political prisoners have already been freed and The Gambia is set to rejoin global institutions such as the worldwide Criminal Court and...More..

by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

Tamil Nadu assembly: Proceedings on Palanisawami trust vote stalled by protests

Former CM and rebel leader O Panneerselvam and Congress wanted the trust vote to be deferred on the grounds that MLAs should return to their respective constituencies, meet the people first before participating...More..

Samsung Vice Chairman Arrested In Corruption Investigation
by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

Samsung Vice Chairman Arrested In Corruption Investigation

The Seoul Central District Court decided that there was enough evidence to arrest the Samsung heir, after he managed to dodge another arrest earlier this year. Lee's arrest is seen as a boost to special prosecu...More..

Trump Rants Against the Media in Rambling Press Conference
by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Trump Rants Against the Media in Rambling Press Conference

Mr Corker said the Russian Federation issue was threatening Mr Trump's agenda on foreign affairs and domestic matters such as healthcare and tax policy. By what authority did Flynn act and to whom did he re...More..

100 killed in Lal Shahbaz Qalandar's shrine explosion: Pak media reports
by | Friday, February 17, 2017

100 killed in Lal Shahbaz Qalandar's shrine explosion: Pak media reports

The Pakistan army chief, Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa, ordered the military to begin rescue operations and to help civilians administer medical care to victims. Pakistani authorities claim militants launch attacks fr...More..

by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Trump names ex-George W. Bush official as Labor secretary pick

According to Trumka, the trade union organization will fully evaluate Acosta's record in order to ensure that he is committed to "making life better for the working people". Puzder was the first Trump Cabinet n...More..

by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Stock under Review: Encana Corporation (NYSE:ECA)

Encana Corporation has 1 year price target of $15.01. With the last close up 12.99% from the two hundred day average, compared with the S&P 500 Index which has increased 0.06% over the same period. Highstreet A...More..

Russian 'spy ship' off Connecticut shore
by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Russian 'spy ship' off Connecticut shore

The location, near the US Navy's main East Coast submarine base, marks the furthest north the ship had ever traveled along the US eastern seaboard. Groton is home to America's submarine base. Or, to be more p...More..

Robert Durst Confessed to Killing His Missing Wife, Friend Testifies
by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Robert Durst Confessed to Killing His Missing Wife, Friend Testifies

Chavin, who was first hustled into Wednesday by body guards, has been asked to testify early in the event he's killed before Durst goes to trial for Berman's murder next year. "Kathie's dead, we can't do anythi...More..

Suspect Arrested In Death Of N. Korean Dictator's Half-Brother
by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Suspect Arrested In Death Of N. Korean Dictator's Half-Brother

He told medical workers before he died that he had been attacked with a chemical spray , the Malaysian officials said. Malaysian officials refused, according to the wire service. "If the murder of Kim Jong N...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Thousands of Mexicans protest against Trump

President Donald Trump. He said Mexican consulates in the United States have received at least three times as many daily phone calls from anxious citizens there as before news of possible ramped-up deportatio...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Image of Pregnant Trump, Affectionate Putin Decorates Buildings in Chelsea, Williamsburg

With still no date set, Peskov said it is possible the two may have to wait until the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany. So far there is nothing specific in this regard, " Peskov told the press on Monday. The Krem...More..

US Says Russia Buzzed its Warship in Black Sea
by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

US Says Russia Buzzed its Warship in Black Sea

Two Su-24s and a flight of helicopters buzzed the destroyer the USS Donald Cook and an RC-135 reconnaissance aircraft in two separate incidents. The US labelled the incidents unsafe and unprofessional , ...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Boy, 10, killed by falling furniture at popular retail store in UK

Kaden suffered head injuries when a part of a store display fell on him at a branch of Topshop in the Oracle shopping centre on what was the first day of half term. A bunch of flowers was left by a passer-by ...More..

Trump vows new security steps after court setback
by | Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Trump vows new security steps after court setback

President Donald Trump, on just his 21st day in office, continued his feud with the federal judiciary, bluntly blasting an appellate court's refusal to revive his immigration order that temporarily bans fro...More..

by | Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Kashmir shuts against Kulgam killings

Three militants of Hizbul Mujahideen were killed on 23 November afternoon in a gunfight with Indian army and police at neighboring Silligam village. Once the militants realized that army is closing in on them...More..

Trump says U.S. will deal with North Korea 'very strongly'
by | Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Trump says U.S. will deal with North Korea 'very strongly'

Jeff Davis, explained. Named the Pukguksong-2, the missile's naming convention appears to suggest it is a derivative of the Pukguksong-1 submarine-launched ballistic missile tested by North Korea in April 201...More..

Peru ex-president Alejandro Toledo faces arrest on bribery charges
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Peru ex-president Alejandro Toledo faces arrest on bribery charges

Kuczynski has also been accused of participating in the Brazilian corruption case known as Operation Car Wash and has denied wrongdoing. Peru's former President Alejandro Toledo may have fled to San Francis...More..

Will honour One China Policy: Donald Trump dials Chinese President Xi Jingping
by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

Will honour One China Policy: Donald Trump dials Chinese President Xi Jingping

President Donald Trump has now agreed to honor the "one China" policy that insists Taiwan is a part of China, backing down from his post-election skepticism of the diplomatic protocol. "We highly commend Presid...More..

by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

Turkish president approves constitutional overhaul bill

Brawls erupted between lawmakers during debates over the bill , highlighting the divisive nature of the changes, the most far-reaching constitutional shift since the creation of modern Turkey in 1923. Presiden...More..

by | Friday, February 10, 2017

US Commander Says Fight Against Taliban In Afghanistan Is A Stalemate

Special Forces soldier had been severely wounded in a firefight in the flashpoint Sangin area of Afghanistan's southwestern Helmand province, the center of the country's flourishing poppy trade. or from North...More..

Somalia: Ex-prime minister wins presidential race
by | Thursday, February 09, 2017

Somalia: Ex-prime minister wins presidential race

Witnesses tell VOA's Somali service that celebrations - and celebratory gunfire - have broken out in the streets of the Somali capital. He served as prime minister for only eight months between 2010 and 2011....More..

Peter Dutton calls Cory Bernardi's defection a 'betrayal'
by | Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Peter Dutton calls Cory Bernardi's defection a 'betrayal'

President Fiona Simson says Cory Bernardi's name can now be added to the list of Senate crossbenchers her group must consult and educate, to help manage farm legislation risks in Canberra. 'I joined the Liber...More..

Record number of child casualties cited in Afghan conflict, United Nations report says
by | Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Record number of child casualties cited in Afghan conflict, United Nations report says

High Commissioner for Human Rights, said in the report. The UN mission attributed 4,953 civilian casualties (1,618 deaths and 3,335 injured) to Taliban and 899 civilian casualties (209 deaths and 690 injured)...More..

IAAF approves extension of Russian doping ban
by | Tuesday, February 07, 2017

IAAF approves extension of Russian doping ban

At the meeting, Lord Coe, the IAAF president, also said that all nationality switches by athletes would be frozen. Russian Federation has conceded that some of its athletes cheated but denies the existence of...More..

United States officials delay interviews with asylum seekers in Australian camps, report says
by | Monday, February 06, 2017

United States officials delay interviews with asylum seekers in Australian camps, report says

Bishop said both countries were still working through the details of the agreement, which sparked a rare diplomatic spat between the two staunch allies, with Trump berating Australia's prime minister in an angr...More..

Trump 'Fumes' At Australian PM Over Obama Refugee Deal
by | Saturday, February 04, 2017

Trump 'Fumes' At Australian PM Over Obama Refugee Deal

But that was before Trump tweeted he would study it -- adding new speculation that he might not go through with it. The Obama administration had agreed to resettle the refugees in the United States, in ...More..

by | Friday, February 03, 2017

Art Briles Drops His Lawsuit Against Baylor

Former Baylor football coach Art Briles dropped a lawsuit Wednesday he had filed against four officials at the school. As part of it, Briles also claimed he was being prevented from finding another coaching job...More..

by | Thursday, February 02, 2017

Pet snake gets stuck in woman's gauged earlobe

So Glawe had someone drive her to the emergency room where doctors numbed her ear and applied lube. Bart didn't attack; pythons just likes hiding in holes. Glawe grabbed some cooking oil and tried to slide hi...More..

by | Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Troops Killed In Fighting In Eastern Ukraine

In Donetsk, at least one civilian was killed by shrapnel. Temperatures plunged to minus 18 Celsius (0 F) on Tuesday morning. Head of the local administration Pavlo Zhebrivsky, said: "As of now, we can evacuat...More..

Sean Spicer Says US Citizens Won't Be Targeted in Anti-Terror Efforts
by | Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Sean Spicer Says US Citizens Won't Be Targeted in Anti-Terror Efforts

One of these was the first USA service member to die during Trump's presidency, who was later identified by the Los Angeles Times and other news outlets as Chief Special Warfare Operator William "Ryan" Owens ...More..

by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

'Very Dangerous': Trump Gives Racist Steve Bannon More Power

The appointment of Steve Bannon's Trump's chief political strategist to the National Security Council (NSC) has raised questions among other officials. "As statutory advisers to the president and the Nation...More..

by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Washington State Sues Trump Administration Over Executive Order on Immigration

Protesters at the White House Sunday denounce President Donald Trump's executive order targeting Muslim immigrants. The executive order put a 120-day hold on allowing refugees into the country, an indefinit...More..

by | Saturday, January 28, 2017

Trump and Putin Will Talk Saturday and Lifting Sanctions Is 'Under Consideration'

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov this week called for the "re-establishment of normal relations" between Russia and the United States under the Trump administration. "Trump's statement on creating zon...More..

Ryan invites Trump to address Congress he maligned, on February 28
by | Saturday, January 28, 2017

Ryan invites Trump to address Congress he maligned, on February 28

Human Rights Watch has called on Trump to repudiate controversial proposals he made during the election campaign, saying that, if implemented, they would harm millions of people in the United States and beyond....More..

by | Saturday, January 28, 2017

Labour whip Jeff Smith joins rebellion against Jeremy Corbyn over Brexit

Meanwhile, Tulip Siddiq, said she would vote against any Article 50 bill in line with her constituency of Hampstead and Kilburn who strongly voted to remain in the EU. He described her as a "principled soci...More..

by | Thursday, January 26, 2017

Astana summit: Opposition sets demands for new talks

At the conclusion of the two-day conference in Astana on Syria's almost six-year war, the three countries said they will use their "influence" to strengthen the truce, which has been in place since December 3...More..

Here's What the Mexico City Policy Means for Women's Health
by | Thursday, January 26, 2017

Here's What the Mexico City Policy Means for Women's Health

The US ban, known as the "Mexico City Policy" or, by critics, the " global gag rule , " has been instituted by Republican administrations and rescinded by Democratic ones since 1984. Hundreds of thousands of wo...More..

by | Thursday, January 26, 2017

Russian Federation arrests a manager of cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab

She said the company had no details of the charges Stoyanov faced, but added that the investigation dated back to the time before Stoyanov was hired by Kaspersky. The report said both men are charged with treas...More..

King of Jordan notes Russia's role in resolving Syrian crisis
by | Thursday, January 26, 2017

King of Jordan notes Russia's role in resolving Syrian crisis

Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov has also praised the gathering in the Kazakh capital. "We hope that the outcomes of the Astana talks will make a contribution to the Geneva process and will become a crucial poin...More..

by | Thursday, January 26, 2017

Pope takes over Knights of Malta after condom dispute

Pope Francis meets Prince and Grand Master of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta Fra' Matthew Festing at the Apostolic Palace on June 23, 2016 in Vatican City, Vatican . The showdown has unfolded ag...More..

Ivanka Trump: 'I'm not going to act as first lady'
by | Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Ivanka Trump: 'I'm not going to act as first lady'

Her powder-blue outfit, designed by American Ralph Lauren, looked like a throwback to one of her predecessors, Jacqueline Kennedy. Although the video clip is authentic, claims that it captures Donald Trump ...More..

Trump Reinstates Global Gag Rule On Abortion
by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Trump Reinstates Global Gag Rule On Abortion

Under the policy, also known as the "global gag rule", organizations that receive any federal funding are not to use their own funds to pay for abortion-related programs. Exceptions are allowed in cases of rape...More..

White House decides crowd size matters - and slams media for reporting it
by | Monday, January 23, 2017

White House decides crowd size matters - and slams media for reporting it

At a hastily convened briefing at the White House, Mr. Spicer admonished the news media for tweets that falsely claimed Mr. Trump removed the Martin Luther King Jr. "We litigated this all through the electi...More..

Rocket fired near Istanbul police headquarters
by | Monday, January 23, 2017

Rocket fired near Istanbul police headquarters

No injuries were reported. Unidentified assailants attacked Istanbul's police headquarters and an office of the ruling AK Party with improvised rocket launchers on Friday, officials said, the latest acts of v...More..

by | Monday, January 23, 2017

South Korea's culture minister arrested over blacklist of artists

Lee Kyu-chul, spokesman of the independent counsel probing the scandal involving President Park Geun-hye, told a press briefing Friday that the second request can be considered according to future situations th...More..