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Senate Panel Vows to Move Ahead With Mueller Protection Bill

Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota, Joe Manchin of West Virginia, Bill Nelson of Florida, and Claire McCaskill of Missouri "tied up from campaigning", a Republican donor told the Washington Examiner, relaying what Short communicated. At a September hea...

DOJ's watchdog sends criminal referral on ex-FBI deputy director

It says he inappropriately authorized the disclosure of sensitive information to the media, then lied repeatedly to investigators examining the matter. The referral does not automatically mean charges will be filed, and it would be up to the US attor...

Syria chemical attack: Inspectors allowed into Douma

Moscow calls on Western countries to stop meddling with the work of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons in Syria (OPCW), Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Tuesday, commenting on the French Foreign M...

Demonstrators greet PM Modi in London

On Modi's accusation of terming Pakistan a "terror export factory", the spokesperson said arrest of Indian spy Kulbhushan Jhdav from Balochistan is a proof that who is running terror factory. "If you will see where we stand in comparison to previ...

Israel celebrates its 70th birthday with parties and BBQ's

Both Netanyahu and Rivlin remarked that Israel has amazed and will continue to amaze the world for the next 70 years. It was shot down by an Israeli helicopter, and Israel in retaliation attacked what it said were the drone's Iranian control system...

Queen puts forward son Charles as next head of Commonwealth

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday said she hopes the Commonwealth will "one day" choose her son, Prince Charles , as its head as she opened a leaders' summit in London . She also said she was mindful the Commonwealth draws its mandate fr...

Pope meets father of British toddler at center of battle

Mr Justice Hayden said flying Alfie to a foreign hospital would be wrong and pointless. The statement follows today's surprise meeting between Pope Francis and Alfie Evan's father this morning at the Casa Santa Marta in Rome. Alfie Evans, 23 mo...

Latin American, Caribbean Leaders Congratulate Cuba's New President Miguel Diaz-Canel

He confirmed expectations the transition would not herald sweeping changes to one of the world's last state-run economies and one-party systems, promising there would be no return to capitalism. The spokeswoman said the US was not surprised by the ...

Syria Strike Hit Advanced Missile Defense System

Iran and Israel have clashed in the air recently, with Israel downing an Iranian drone it said flew over its territory with explosives in February and amid suspected Israeli airstrikes created to punish Iranian forces in Syria . At each, Iranian...

MA court overturns state stun gun ban

Constitution's Second Amendment, which protects Americans' right to bear arms. The law exempted law enforcement officers, but required police to have special training on the use of stun guns. "If the Legislature had made it a crime only for this clas...

U.S. oil inventories fell as prices up

Official weekly U.S. data will be published by the Energy Information Administration (EIA) on Wednesday. Brent crude oil futures LCOc1 were at $72.07 per barrel at 0659 GMT, up 49 cents, or 0.7 percent, from their last close. "That's a price that...

Cuomo giving parolees right to vote via executive order

The voting rights of tens of thousands of disenfranchised parolees were restored under an executive order from Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday. At this point, the executive order has not been released. The governor, who spoke about an hour after...

India Suffers Another Cash Crunch As BJP Policies Take Hold

A Finance Ministry official said that 76 per cent of the 2.2 lakh ATMs across the country were functioning normally on April 16. The higher level of economic activity in the fourth quarter may have also resulted in more withdrawls at ATMs, the ...

Trump Appears to Have Changed His Mind About TPP-Again

Donald Trump (left) and Peter Navarro (right). He tweeted about his unwillingness to return to the TPP. TPP countries including Japan, Australia and New Zealand had responded cautiously to Trump's rethink, warning that renegotiating the deal wou...

United Nations seeks to kick-off Yemen peace talks in two months

Griffiths said he will introduce "a framework for discussions" in just two months. All of these new military offensives could "take peace off the table". Russian Federation in February vetoed a British-drafted resolution strongly supported by the Uni...

Police arrest Senator Ovie Omo-Agege over invasion of senate

Media reports from Nigeria's parliament said there were scuffles as the mace was taken out of the chamber and the parliament building. "Following the said media reports on the Mace issue, the Police authorities chose to hear from Senator Omo-Agege"...

Former First Lady Barbara Bush Dies at 92

Bush was a grand example of a wife, a grand example of "Our First Lady" and an individual who showed respect to all. Former President George H.W. Bush was an avid golfer and he and his late wife helped to create the Presidents Cup tournament.

First Saudi Arabian movie theater screens film

Al-Ghanem is the highest-ranking Qatari military official to visit the Saudi kingdom since June of a year ago, when Riyadh - along with Cairo, Abu Dhabi and Manama - cut its relations with Doha , accusing it of supporting terrorist groups.

Mourinho set to drop players for United's FA Cup semi-final

In his post-match press conference, Mourinho blasted his players for being "complicated", saying that some were still "in the moon" after defeating Man City at the Etihad the previous week. No final decision has been made over Pogba's future, althoug...

Cuba opens National Assembly session to choose Raul Castro's successor

His was the only name put forward by a party-backed commission, and was greeted with a long ovation from lawmakers. At the two-day meeting the 605-seat National Assembly is to vote in a new Council of State, which has 31 members and whose head ...

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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...

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...

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 ...

Win Awesome Solo: A Star Wars Story Merch!

I didn't think that was that weird. "How can you not be pansexual in space?" he said. "There's a fluidity to Donald and Billy Dee's [portrayal of Lando's] sexuality". "And, to ...

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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 ...

Don't Ask Rihanna About the Royal Wedding

Don't Ask Rihanna About the Royal Wedding

But wait, it gets better. Under normal circumstances you'd delay a wedding when that happens, but that isn't really an option when the entire nation of Great Britian is involved....

Kenya's president signs new law that criminalises fake news, obscene content

Kenya's president signs new law that criminalises fake news, obscene content

The new law also provided for offences relating to computer systems, cyber espionage, false publications, child pornography, computer forgery, computer fraud, cyber stalking and ...