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French, Italian bond yields plunge after Macron win, 5-Star setback

He added that many candidates for other parties have already served multiple terms and "are disconnected to the reality of what we live on a day by day basis". ...


Can Srikanth Kidambi make Indian badminton history today?

He had recently won the Indonesia Open Super Series as well. However, aided by his deceptive shots and searing smashes, the Indian shuttler took 11-9 lead at ...


India, Portugal sign 11 pacts to boost bilateral ties

The highlight of Modi's three-nation tour will be his visit to United States where he will meet President Donald Trump for the first time on June 26 in Was...


National median home sales price hit record highs, NAR reports

Existing-home sales totaled 5.62 million, a 1.1 percent increase from April and a 2.7 percent increase from one year prior. Mortgage rates also remain favorab...


Camden tower block evacuated in wake of fatal Grenfell Tower fire

She said: "At the end of today, they told us they could not guarantee our residents' safety in those blocks and so I have made the really really hard decision t...


Saudis Say They Seized 3 Iranians Planning 'Terrorist Act' at Sea

The seized boat contained a stash of " weapons for subversive purpose " and had three men onboard. The news, reported on the Saudi national news agency, said ...


Amnesty urges donors to give more to South Sudan refugees

In South Sudan to launch the UNHCR's annual refugee report , Grandi said his agency had already worked there for decades, helping hundreds of thousands fle...


White House Torn Over Mueller's Role as Pressure Grows

PBS's Judy Woodruff reported Monday that Trump friend Chris Ruddy told her after visiting the White House that Trump is "considering perhaps terminatin...


Still no proof of collusion with Russians, says Donald Trump

It was not clear whether the president was basing his tweet on direct knowledge, or on reports this week that special counsel Robert Mueller is examining ...


Russia says Trump is using 'Cold War rhetoric' on Cuba

But reactions on Capitol Hill are mixed, even within party lines. "That could bring them under fire now, and they could find themselves much weaker". Under Tr...


GOP baseball shooter had list of names, including Rep. Brooks

Scalise , 51, was among four people shot by a gunman identified as James Hodgkinson, 66, of Belleville, Ill ., who died after a shootout with police. "This w...


Afghan soldier attacks foreign soldiers, wounding 4

It comes as Washington is expected to announce an increase in the USA military deployment in the country to bolster Afghan forces who are struggling to contain ...


Tropical storm could form by next week

This system may intensify into a tropical storm before weakening as it moves into the Caribbean. We think it will become a tropical or subtropical storm (Bret...


Wife: Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy

And she wouldn't go into anything about his politics but did add this detail that he sold everything he owned from his businesses. He left her in March, heade...


Who is James T. Hodgkinson, identified as GOP baseball practice shooter?

Top House Republican, Steve Scalise of Louisiana, was shot and wounded by a rifle-wielding gunman Wednesday at a congressional baseball practice just outsid...


Louisiana Congressman Steve Scalise among "multiple" victims in Alexandria, Va. shooting

Victims have been transported to local hospitals, police said. The President is monitoring the situation, the White House said in a statement. His injuries we...


Pentagon to present new Afghanistan strategy within weeks: U.S. defense chief

Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, provide testimony on the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Budget Request from the Department ...


Steve Smith frustrated after second-straight washout

According to the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), which sets the laws of the game, at least 20 overs should be completed in each innings in a limited-over matc...


Even North Korea Is Criticizing Trump Pulling Out Of The Paris Accord

The bills' signage came with the support of four Hawaiian county mayors, who have joined hundreds of other mayors across the US in signing a commitment agreemen...


Israel to Build Biggest Settlement in 25 Years in the West Bank

Indeed, less than three weeks ago, Israelis and Jews around the world celebrated 50 years since the reunification of Jerusalem during the Six Day War. Many Pa...


Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny 'arrested on way to protest'

Navalny was arrested Monday afternoon outside his home in Moscow as he headed for an unsanctioned protest rally. The lawyer and political activist had earlier...


Puerto Ricans vote on statehood question

The government has spent millions of dollars on this campaign hoping that statehood wins, but even if it does, the U.S. Congress won't want to do anything a...


SDF Lower Islamic State Flag in Recaptured Town West of Raqqa

The United States Central Command said it "does not seek to fight the Syrian regime, Russian or pro-regime forces partnered with them", but promised to take "ap...


Trump hails sacrifices of fallen troops

Andrew Beyers (2016). A son-in-law, Jake, is a wounded warrior. Trump went on to honor former Sen. "So I'm gonna go on a little campaign to try and educate ...


Alonso returns to McLaren with a deadline

Brown's comments come on the heels of those made by ever-forthright McLaren driver Fernando Alonso , who has expressed his continued displeasure with the pai...


Mother fears woman accused of leak will be made an example

In legal documents, an Federal Bureau of Investigation agent stated that victor had admitted to printing the classified information and mailing it to an online ...


Trump takes sides in Arab rift, suggests support for isolation of Qatar

The comments lent credence to a view held by some analysts that Trump in his Middle East trip emboldened the Arab nations to take action even though Qatar is ...


Clinton Says Trump's 'Covfefe' Tweet Was A Message To Russia

After posting, my tweets got way more attention than I'd expected, and most of it wasn't from people who actually cared about DNC data; it was from peop...


Multiple casualties reported after separate 'terrorist incidents' rock London

Officers have then responded to reports of stabbings in #BoroughMarket. Police responding to multiple incidents near London Bridge. As they responded to t...


Fort Worth student thrilled to be part of National Spelling Bee

Taking center stage Wednesday afternoon, Hannah incorrectly spelled the word "rhubarb". No matter. She got the word right and advanced to the finals of the co...


Cyclone Mora wreaks havoc in Bangladesh

The airports of Chittagong and Cox's Bazar have also been closed; Cox's Bazar indefinitely and Chittagong's Shah Amanat International Airport until at least 2 p...


Men probing Ivanka Trump supplier in China arrested, missing

By Tuesday, after dozens of unanswered calls, he had concluded: "They must be held either by the factory or the police to be unreachable". An Ivanka Trump r...


German ambassador to US: 'Healthy relationship' between Trump, Merkel

The President went on to say that the non-payment was "unfair" to the US and her tax payers, a comment that gave rise to several doubts about whether he conside...


When It Comes To 'Covfefe' Merriam-Webster Has No Words

Donald Trump has the best words. "After President Trump tweeted "Despite the constant negative press covefe", at 12:06 a.m. this morning, the country rushe...


Total of 108 people stay in Moscow hospitals following storm

Earlier in the day, Yulia Ivanova, a senior aide to the Russian Investigative Committee's Moscow department chief, said that six people were killed in a st...


Angela Merkel says Europeans can't rely on the USA anymore

Trump returned to Washington for Memorial Day weekend. Merkel made her comments during a campaign event in Munich , after three days of meeting with Trump at...


In Trump's private moments, it's small talk and compliments

Trump also condemned the recent terrorist attack in Manchester, saying: "Terrorists and extremists, and those who give them aid and comfort, must be driven out ...


United Nations court rules in favor Kulbhushan Jadhav death sentence case

Giving clear stance on Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav's case, Defence Minister Khawaja Asif said it is an issue of Pakistan's national security and there will be ...


Trump talks up trip before returning to controversy in Washington

In a third tweet, the president said he had no doubt he'll return to the USA loaded with "hundreds of billions of dollars". "We will win", he said. His body...


Donald Trump Comes Home, Fires Up Twitter, Bashes Media & New Normal Resumes

Trump is back on his bullshit, y'all. Jared Kushner , senior adviser to President Trump, listens to President Trump during a listening session with cyber sec...