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We need more time to agree on policies, say Italian populists

He said he and M5S leader Luigi Di Maio "are not talking about names (for premier) but discussing more constructively and even in an animated fashion about the idea of Italy". It would also be Italy's first all-populist government. The M5S is by fa...

South African police confirm explosive device found at mosque

One worshipper died and two others were wounded in a knife attack in the same mosque last Thursday in Verulam town on the outskirts of the eastern port city of Durban. The three attackers escaped in a Hyundai vehicle on the outskirts of the eastern p...

Is Torture Immoral or Not? What Say You, Ms. Haspel?

Joe Donnelly of IN said IN a statement Saturday that he made his decision after "a tough, frank and extensive discussion" with Gina Haspel, the spy agency's acting director. "Many people can withstand different types of torture". Despite his own...

US To Help North Korea Economy If It Gives Up Nukes

This year's Shangri-La Dialogue, set for June 1-3, will include a session titled "Deescalating the North Korean crisis". Forewarned should be (but may not be) forearmed. Libyan leader Muammar Ghadafi agreed to surrender his nascent program which was ...

U.S. diplomat involved in deadly crash leaves Pakistan

The US Embassy in Islamabad also confirmed that the US diplomat has left Pakistan, the report said. It was added that the local police have handed over all relevant record to the USA officials. Last Friday, Pakistan had imposed travel restrictions ...

Koreas in close consultations ahead of N. Korea-US summit

Such an assurance is unlikely to be given by the nuclear-countries. Tony Kim and Kim Hak-Song joined President Trump on the tarmac at roughly 3am after landing back in the US, they had been held in North Korea for 12 months each. "It's an ambitious...

Turkey recalls US, Israel ambassadors over Gaza slaughter

In past escalations of the conflict, the U.S. has led efforts to defuse tensions. In Jerusalem Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner spoke at the opening of the new United States embassy . "We are in Jerusalem and we are here to stay". "Rather than...

Gov. Bruce Rauner wants to reinstate death penalty to curb violence

IL hasn't put a criminal to death since 1999's execution of Andrew Kokoraleis, a member of a satanic gang that raped, mutilated and murdered as many as 20 women in the Chicago area in the early 1980s . Years before, Governor George Ryan commuted th...

Deadline to register to vote in Virginia primaries is May 21

Republican Party voters aiming to make Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf into Pennsylvania's second straight "one-term Tom" will choose between the garbage man who intends to clean up state government, the conservative military man who says he's got the bus...

Missing 1-year-old found naked, lying in dirt in OR forest

According to the Deschutes County Sheriff's Office , 25-year-old Brandon M. Blouin asked passerbys to call police Thursday after her couldn't find his baby or his baby's mother. "As you can see in this photo, he is wrapped in one of our jackets symb...

Tharoor calls Delhi Police charge sheet preposterous, says he intends to contest

The police, in its charge sheet which runs into around 3,000 pages, has also alleged that Tharoor had subjected his wife to cruelty. Delhi Police, after investigation, filed a charge sheet before Metropolitan Magistrate Dharmender Singh under the...

Past & Present: MLK's Poor People's Campaign

The protesters were connected to a rally attended by more than 200 people on the Bicentennial Mall in Raleigh and assembled by the national Poor People's Campaign. "Both parties have to be challenged - one for what it does and one for what it doesn't...

Sichuan Airlines forced to make emergency landing after cockpit windshield breaks off

The sudden loss in pressure and the low temperature were making me very uncomfortable. Data from the flight tracking site shows the Airbus A319 was cruising at approximately 31,000 feet when it suddenly descended 8,000 feet in around two minutes.

NSC unanimously termed Nawaz Sharif statement as incorrect and misleading

Sharif, for the first time, publicly acknowledged in an interview that militant organisations are active in Pakistan and questioned the policy to allow the "non-state actors to cross the border and kill people in Mumbai". However, Sharif's response l...

Vehicle explodes in Indonesia's Surabaya, several police wounded

He said that the attack was carried out by a family of five. The deadly spate of suicide bombings in the Indonesian city of Surabaya has revealed an even more ugly face to the Islamic State's strategy of jihad. Earlier in the day, a couple and a ch...

Former senator Harry Reid undergoes surgery for pancreatic cancer

He was wounded in an accident with home exercise equipment on New Year's Day 2015 and suffered problems with his right eye afterward. He helped propel the passage of President Barack Obama's signature health care law and blocked the development of a ...

Will we see sports betting in WNY locations after Supreme Court decision?

In January, a National Basketball Association executive told NY lawmakers the leagues should get 1pc of all bets. Major League Baseball said it would continue supporting legislation "that creates air-tight coordination and partnerships between th...

Dismantling of North Korea nuclear site 'well under way', satellite images show

The two largest buildings at the command center and the main administrative support area remained intact, and no tunnel entrances appear to have been permanently closed, 38 North said . The Japan Times reached out to the CTBTO spokeswoman for confir...

Hawaii's erupting volcano hits tourism industry

Photographer Joseph Anthony caught this fantastic footage inside an exclusion zone that has been set up by the National Guard. After a new fissure opened on Wednesday about half a mile from a geothermal power plant, Hawaii Governor David Ige set up...

Prosecutor says suspected abuse of children constitutes torture

During the search, the officers also discovered nine more children, between the ages of 4 months to 11 years. A horrified Peggy Allen, Allen's mother, said she had talked to Rogers about the dirty condition of the home, saying it was important to k...

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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!

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 ...

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 ...