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Amid Muslim ban protests, Trump puts Bannon on National Security Council

As for the National Security Council, the source stressed that Bannon was not supplanting the military and intelligence officials but merely being added to the ...


Mexicans Rally Around President After Tussle With Trump

But Pena Nieto refused to travel to the USA saying he is only willing to work with America on deals that favour both nations. 'Ultimately, it will come out of...


Putin, Trump phone call on Saturday - Peskov

Portman has been highly critical of Russia's annexation of Crimea and has expressed concern about that country's meddling in the USA presidential election. Whit...


Traffic restrictions in Center City for Trump, GOP visit

President Trump told congressional Republican leaders on Thursday that he stands "shoulder-to-shoulder" with them in pursuing an ambitious agenda for the Amer...


Syrian talks in Astana successful - Turkish top diplomat

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 t...


The Global Gag Rule Is a Disaster

The Dutch policy was announced by Liliane Ploumen, Minister for International Development Cooperation, whose Labour Party - the junior coalition partner in th...


Grand Master of Order of Malta resigns in bitter papal dispute

In the meantime, the Vatican this week confirmed that it will appoint a "personal" papal delegate to run the Order of Malta until such time as a new Grand Mas...


Russia Says Lavrov To Meet Syrian Opposition This Week

Negotiations between key stakeholders in the Syrian War met in Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan, ended with Russia, Iran and Turkey devising a sustainable mech...


Kaspersky Lab employee reportedly arrested in Russian Federation for treason

Maria Shirokova, Kaspersky's spokeswoman, quoted by the Associated Press , denies that the arrest of Stoyanov has anything to do with the company's operations ...


Melania Trump's Sad Face Is the Meme We Didn't Know We Needed

A first lady and her son living outside of Washington creates unprecedented challenges in modern American history for the Secret Service - as well as a conten...


Trump Reinstates Order Banning US Money From Supporting Abortion Internationally

The Mexico City policy differs from the 1977 Hyde Amendment - which blocks federal money from directly funding abortion - because it blocks government money...


WikiLeaks issues Twitter plea for copy of Donald Trump's tax returns

White House press secretary Sean Spicer criticized the news media of false reporting and coverage of President Donald Trump's inauguration on January 20. Sp...


Oil prices have room to up further: Russian minister

While Saudi Arabia and its allies were trying to persuade Iran to accept the freeze deal and cap its output level, OPEC members not only did not include Iran in...


DOJ: Trump hiring Kushner doesn't violate anti-nepotism laws

The Justice Department's evaluation points to a 1995 ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, a powerful federal appeals co...


'Sisters of the north' join Women's March on Washington

But Kroese said the group was stopped and questioned while trying to cross into the USA from Quebec. On Thursday, a group of eight people from Montreal were...


On-Loan Chelsea Defender Could Require Surgery Following Knee Ligament Damage

The Black Stars had to withstand constant pressure from Mali as they went in search of an equaliser which proved to be elusive. Only a victory over Group A ...


Obama talks Trump, Manning, Russia, more during final news conference as president

Seemingly pulling a page out of Trump's playbook, Obama called any notion of widespread voter fraud in the US "fake news". He voiced hope that Trump's team wi...


Iraqi forces seize main part of eastern Mosul from IS

United States advisers have also taken a more active role in the campaign in recent weeks, venturing closer to the front to support Iraqi forces, though U.S. Sk...


Chinese president defends globalisation, rebuffs protectionism

Real estate mogul and former reality TV star Mr Trump, who will be inaugurated as US president on Friday (US time), campaigned on a promise to confront China mo...


The new Donald Trump waxwork unveiled at Madame Tussauds is unnervingly lifelike

Those measurements and photos were used as reference points to create the new wax figure, but they have been updated for a more accurate representation of the...


Parents report mold issues with Sophie the Giraffe teething toys

Her statement read: "First of all, it's important to know that Sophie la Girafe [Sophie the Giraffe] is composed of 100 per cent natural rubber, so the clea...


Libyan wins right to sue ex-British minister over rendition

The Supreme Court Justices unanimously held that, although the claims of Mr Belhaj and Mrs Boudchar would require findings to be made that officials of th...


Women's March Minnesota Could Bring Thousands to St. Paul Saturday

There will be space for people with disabilities, the elderly and pregnant women. They are all taking a bus to Washington, one leaving from Toronto. Crooks de...


Denmark part of Paris conference regarding Israel

The final communique of Israel-Palestine resolution was centred into reaffirming the censure of Israeli settlement in the West Bank. The Israeli officials wer...


Japan Caught with Dead Whale in Australian Sanctuary

Labor's environment spokesman Tony Burke also condemned the act and Japan's continuing defiance of a 2014 global court ruling that deemed it illegal. Sea She...


Iran Says Nuclear Deal Will Not Be Renegotiated

Iran, it said, had "reduced its uranium stockpile by 98 percent and removed two-thirds of its centrifuges". The JCPOA, reached between the United States, Fran...


Hezbollah Denounces Bahraini Regime's Crime of Executing Three Youths

The three Shiite men faced the firing squad, six days after a court upheld their death sentences over a bomb attack in March 2014, the prosecutor's office said...


Iraq makes swift territorial gains against IS in Mosul

As they unfurled a map of the area, a suspected Islamic State drone flew overhead and they shot at it, Reuters reported. The latest advance in the two neighbo...


Michelle Obama in Final Speech: 'I Hope I've Made You Proud'

Her friend walked into the studio to "stop by and say hello". The participants were surprised and emotional. Describing her emotions at the president's fa...


Vigil on Empty Stomach, Complains Indian Soldier in Viral Video

One of the videos shot by the jawan shows him standing in icy weather in a snow-carpeted area in clothes that do not look like created to withstand the cold. ...


Dairy Queen Closes Franchise After Owner Screams Racial Slurs At A Customer

Ford said the shop owner, James Crichton , continued and called her and her children the N-word and said "her people" weren't welcome at his restaurant. "He to...


Argos delivers strong online Q3 sales; grows Sainsbury concession presence

City commentators had questioned whether Argos was a good fit but Sainsbury's has pushed ahead, putting 30 Argos concessions in its supermarkets. "According t...


Andrei Lugovoi slams United States blacklist of Russians as 'spite'

Lugovoi, a member of Russia's lower house of parliament, has denied the charge, which is based in part on still classified evidence gathered by the British secu...


Trump's Electoral College Victory Challenged by Democrats

Republican Sen. John Cornyn of Texas, the deputy GOP leader in the Senate, called the protest "kind of embarrassing", arguing that the reason no senators signed...


Audience at "The Color Purple" go wild when Hillary shows up

December 8, 2016 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The 69 year old politician, who lost out to the divisive Donald Trump at the American presidential electio...


OPEC deal: Kuwait reduces oil production

The deal is supposed to cut global production by more than 1%, but many have noted these countries have frequently cheated output quotas in past deals. As for t...


McDonald's selling majority stake in China business for up to $2 billion

McDonald's announced in May of a year ago it would commit to refranchising 4,000 restaurants by the end of 2018 with the long-term goal of becoming 95 per cent...


Iraqi Forces Battling IS Reach Tigris River In Mosul

Iraq launched a massive operation on October 17 to retake Mosul from the jihadists, who seized the city more than two and a half years ago, and its forces have ...


US Consular Officer Shot in Guadalajara

In another, a thinner man in red shorts and a gray tank top is shown at a garage parking payment machine. While the attack appears to have been a direct attack ...


Narendra Modi is misusing CBI, ED, tax department: Mamata Banerjee

It is being alleged by the BJP leader and her relatives, neighbours that goons supposedly of the Trinamool Congress attacked the leader to avenge the arrest of ...