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Parliament to debate United Kingdom participation in Syrian airstrikes

She refused to be drawn on whether she would seek their approval for future action. He added that the weekend attacks were legally questionable , telling May that she was accountable to the British parliament and not to the whims of U.S.

NASA, SpaceX set to launch planet-hunting satellite

By following up on TESS's finds with other telescopes like the James Webb, scientists might be able to learn even more about the newfound worlds. " TESS is equipped with four very sensitive cameras that will be able to monitor almost the entire ...

Scott Pruitt's $43000 phone booth broke federal spending rules

The EPA's inspector general has at least five ongoing Pruitt-related probes, while the House oversight panel on Friday demanded interviews with five of the EPA administrator's closest aides. Scheduling director Millian Hupp, 26, saw her wages jump to...

California rejects proposed border duties for National Guard troops

It will not be a mission to round up woman and children or detain people escaping violence and seeking a better life. Paddle on the right and left . Brown's announcement last week did not address what specific jobs the California Guard would and w...

Russian hackers start targeting critical United Kingdom national infrastructure

The router hacking operation has targeted both government and private sector groups, and the key providers of network infrastructure and internet services serving them. The US government also has obtained indictments against Iranian hackers, and accu...

Rep. Connolly: Fox Should Fire Hannity

On Monday afternoon, the Fox News pundit was outed as the mystery third client of Michael Cohen , President Donald Trump's personal attorney and longtime fixer now under investigation for a range of possible crimes. But on his radio show, H...

Rahul thanks PM for breaking his silence on rape incidents

The BJP also dismissed allegations of inaction on the part of the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh . Somewhere a child, a woman is raped, killed and we want that the government should resolve this. Commenting on the Kathua and Unnao h...

Swansea boost survival hopes with late Everton draw

Results elsewhere mean Swansea are now five points clear of the drop - despite being placed 17th - as they head into a hard run of fixtures, but remember they still have to play two of the teams below them in Stoke City and Southampton .

PM Narendra Modi rolls out healthcare and wellness scheme Ayushman Bharat Yojna

Uttar Pradesh Shia Central Waqf Board chief Wasim Rizvi on Friday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to increase his security after three people were arrested for allegedly conspiring to kill him. Modi, who visited the Jangla health and wellness ce...

Syria strikes are 'important signal' to Iran and Hezbollah: Israeli minister

Read the rest of the story here. The U.S. -led coalition Saturday launched airstrikes against Syrian targets in response to a suspected chemical attack near the capital Damascus April 7. Two Israeli officials said on Sunday that they would continue...

Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts exits game after play at plate

The Boston Red Sox are off to the best start in their 118-year history. The team's gained 8.3 units for moneyline bettors while earning 0.9 units against the spread (ATS). start - though the forecast calls for heavy rain. The Red Sox are 12-2, th...

Barbara Bush's health is failing

Bush is the mother of former President George W. Bush, 71, the 43rd U.S. president. Bush, the wife of one US president and the mother of another USA president, has struggled with health issues due to COPD for several months. She later said dyed hai...

Pakistani security personnel killed in attack from across Afghan border

There's now no information about the death toll on the Afghani side. According to tribal sources in Kurram Agency, the attack happened at Lakka Teega area of Lower Kurram Agency, which connects Kurram and North Waziristan agencies of the tribal bel...

Saturday's weather for the east

For that reason, please heed all severe thunderstorm warnings with the same urgency as tornado warnings, since 60-70+ miles per hour wind gusts have the potential to cause as much tree and powerline damage as a EF0 to EF1 tornado. High pressure will ...

United Kingdom backs USA military action on Syria

Ministers "agreed the prime minister should continue to work with allies in the United States and France to coordinate an global response", May's office added. Some MPs have backed Britain acting against Syria, warning that the use of chemical weapon...

USA lawyer dies after setting himself on fire in climate protest

He also said that he hoped his death was "honourable" and "might serve others". In 1993 her served as the lead attorney for the lawsuit involving the murder of transgender teenager Brandon Teena . David Buckel self immolation suicide at Brooklyn...

Government: Myanmar Repatriates First Rohingya Refugee Family

Those who fled said they left because of widespread rape, arson and killings. Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya fled Myanmar's Rakhine State to refugee camps in Bangladesh following violence in August which the United Nations has labelled ethnic cl...

Kim meets Chinese official, calls for strengthening ties

The two countries' relations had been icy since China complied with worldwide sanctions against trade with North Korea past year in response to nuclear and ballistic missile tests. The warm welcome is in stark contrast to when Song was not permitted ...

Saudi King Salman welcomes 'meeting of brothers' at Dhahran Summit

Saudi Arabia, which takes over the rotating chair of the Arab summit from Jordan, announced that the current gathering would be named the "Quds (Jerusalem) Summit", a reference to Trump's decision a year ago to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of I...

UN Secretary-General on Syria: 'The Cold War is back'

Vassily Nebenzia, Russian ambassador to the United Nations , accused the USA of unfairly taking advantage of reports of a chemical attack against Syrian citizens to plot the topping of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government, which has been li...

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Polls open in Kentucky primary

Are schools open on Election Day? Now that the primary is over, Stankiewicz said he's gotten numerous complaints about how the election was run, including some from elected offi...

Farm Bill fails in House of Representatives

Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-Fla.) responded, "Some of the best mothers in the world are poor mothers and some of the worst mothers in the world are rich mothers". I have a clear bias to...

Trump to press South Korea's Moon before summit with North

Last week , Trump said Xi "could be influencing" Kim to take a harder line with the USA after North Korea threatened to walk away from the summit. "We believe there is a 99.9 pe...

Syria war: Army takes full control of Damascus after ousting IS

Syrian government forces have regained full control of the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee in southern Damascus , the Al-Masdar news outlet reported on Monday. ISIS had controlle...

Haspel: CIA 'a National Treasure,' Will 'Forge Ahead with Determination'

President Donald Trump made a rare visit to CIA headquarters on Monday to deliver remarks at incoming director Gina Haspel's swearing-in ceremony and expressed his optimism for...

American Idol finalists prepare for star-studded finale

Series host Ryan Seacrest was pleased with the way the inaugural season of the ABC series turned out, but revealed he would change one large aspect of the show. Did American ge...

Cougar kills 1 mountain biker, injures 2nd near Seattle

Alan Myers of the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. SJ Brooks, 32, was killed and Isaac Sederbaum, 31, was seriously injured by the mountain lion on Sunday. According t...

Road tripped: Celtics' Game 3 loss another playoff pothole

LeBron James scored 44 points on 17-of-28 shooting to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 111-102 victory over the visiting Boston Celtics to even the Eastern Conference finals ...

Trump attacks ex-CIA chief over 'hit job' Russian Federation probe

Rep. Devin Nunes, an ardent Trump supporter and head of the House intelligence committee, has been demanding information on an FBI source in the Russian Federation investigation. ...

Video shows lava spewing from Kilauea volcano

Hawaii residents dealing with Kilauea's volcanic eruption faced a potentially deadly new challenge on Sunday as lava that reached the Pacific Ocean threatened to send up laze , a ...

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Sen. Bernie Sanders Says He's Running For Re-Election

Sen. Bernie Sanders Says He's Running For Re-Election

According to the campaign, Sanders' name will appear on the Democratic primary ballot. He says he's very proud to have represented Vermont for two terms in the U.S. In the past...

Win Awesome Solo: A Star Wars Story Merch!

Win Awesome Solo: A Star Wars Story Merch!

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Trump tightens Venezuela financial sanctions after 'sham' vote

Trump tightens Venezuela financial sanctions after 'sham' vote

Meanwhile, a number of countries said they would not recognize the election results. The United States and the European Union have also expressed concern. Mr. Maduro attributes t...

Kentucky Derby victor Justify captures Preakness

Kentucky Derby victor Justify captures Preakness

Coming off an impressive victory in the Kentucky Derby , Justify is the 1-2 morning-line favorite for Saturday's second race in a field of eight horses. Baffert has never lost t...

US Warns Of Sanctions Risk To Germany-Russia Gas Pipeline

US Warns Of Sanctions Risk To Germany-Russia Gas Pipeline

A consortium of western companies and Russia's Gazprom said this week it was starting preparatory work off Germany's Baltic coast. "Does he agree that there appears to be no ...

EU TO Defend Firms Against US Iran Sanctions - Macron

EU TO Defend Firms Against US Iran Sanctions - Macron

The European Union and Iran have launched a vigorous campaign to safeguard the 2015 nuclear deal that the USA has recently ditched by trying to keep Iran's oil and investment flow...

Soldier killed in Pak firing along IB in Jammu

Soldier killed in Pak firing along IB in Jammu

The slain officer was identified as a 28-year-old constable Sitaram Upadhyaya of 192 Battalion. In total, six persons, including a BSF officer, were injured in the firing. On Tue...

China, Signaling Thaw With US Over Trade, Approves Toshiba Microchip Deal

China, Signaling Thaw With US Over Trade, Approves Toshiba Microchip Deal

In addition, Toshiba will retain a 40 per cent stake and, together with technology firm Hoya, will ensure that Japanese companies retain a controlling stake of just over 50 per cen...

Christine and Frank Lampard expecting their first baby

Christine and Frank Lampard expecting their first baby

I'm actually 21 weeks, about four and a bit months. Frank posted a picture on Instagram with Christine, his two daughters and dog with the caption: We have some exciting news we ...