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Trump urged to prod Erdogan on human rights

Trump had worked since his election to improve relations with Erdogan that had grown tense by the end of Barack Obama's administration, and some of the people w...


Mamata accuses BJP of vendetta politics

Modi said Lalu Prasad's eldest daughter, Misa Bharti, should reveal the source of funds with which she bought a farmhouse in Bijwasan area in New Delhi, allegin...


Sean Spicer and Donald Trump make out on SNL

We're not sure what will come first - Trump sending out a tweet about the SNL sketch or Spicer getting axed as Press Secretary. After talking with Trump f...


China pledges $124 billion for new Silk Road

Mr Xi said that China had "no desire to impose our will on others" but instead stood ready to foster development by putting up extra funding for Belt and Road p...


North Korea poses 'existential' threat, US intel chief warns

And North Korea's statements that it needs nuclear weapons to survive suggest that Kim "does not intend to negotiate them away at any price", Coats said at a Se...


Clapper: Comey Was 'Uneasy' About Trump Dinner

Trump has repeatedly downplayed suspicions of Russian interference, and dismisses any notion of collusion with his team as "fake news". Mr Trump, in his ...


Wall's late 3 leads Wiz past Celtics 92-91, forces Game 7

You've played in front of the crowd. He's twice been in Game 6 elimination games at home. And never quitting. A lot of people have doubted us in this series. Th...


Leave food by your mailbox Saturday

Last year, carriers collected about 10,000 pounds of food, which is consistent with years past. "All of the food was donated to the Urban Mission Ministries", B...


Russian FM to meet Trump today

In a Senate hearing on Monday, former acting attorney general Sally Yates said she warned the White House in January that Mr Flynn "essentially could be blackma...


What Does Retirement Mean for Prince Philip?

That explains why through the years he sometimes wore official military dress for certain events. When Sir Michael, who is 88, said to him: "I'm sorry to hear...


Emma Watson praises genderless MTV Awards after 'Beauty' win

Last night, the awards show kicked off with a cute parody of the soon-to-be billion-dollar movie , with host Adam Devine starring as the Beast. Millie sh...


North Korea calls Cory Gardner "psychopath" and "human dirt"

In the case of Kim Hak-song, Reuters notes that he had identified as a "Christian missionary planning to start an experimental farm at PUST and was trying t...


Alex Salmond tells Tories he's 'well up for battle' over Gordon seat

The Scottish Conservative leader, Ruth Davidson, has told supporters that there are no longer any "no-go areas" for her party, as she tried to establish the Tor...


SP feud: Shivpal loyalists among 5 expelled by Akhilesh Yadav

She also said that regional parties tend to function like "Hitler-one man show" where no dissent is allowed or accepted. "Alliance with Congress is responsibl...


Hamas says Ismail Haniyeh chosen as Islamic group's leader

Mr Haniya is seen as a pragmatist who will try to ease Hamas's global isolation. Hamas dropped its longstanding call for Israel's destruction and severed ...


UK's Prince Philip, 95, to retire from royal duties

Buckingham Palace said in their statement: "His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh has decided that he will no longer carry out public engagements from the au...


Trump leaves door open for military action against North Korea

Trump's nearly admiring remarks came amid soaring tensions with North Korea over its missile and nuclear programmes, with an alarmed Washington looking to Chi...


Might New "Comp Time" Bill Actually Pass This Time?

This long-standing law could change under the new bill , known as the Working Families Flexibility Act ("the Act"). "Unfortunately, today's labor laws make i...


North Korea Says Detained American Had Intended To 'Subvert The Country'

China, North Korea's largest trading partner and main benefactor, suspended imports of North Korean coal in line with United Nations sanctions earlier this year...


Turkey threatens further strikes on US-allied Syrian Kurds

The Turkish army made a large deployment of reinforcement weaponry to Syrian border posts on Saturday morning after a recent spate of heavy fighting with a US-b...


Showtime to air Stone interviews with Vladimir Putin

Oliver Stone is bringing his four-hour interview series with Vladimir Putin to Showtime . Oscar-winning writer/director Oliver Stone has found great suc...


US Says Turkey Conducted 'Unsafe' Air Strikes in Syria, Killing US Partners

Russia's foreign ministry on Wednesday meanwhile said Turkey's bombing raids were unacceptable and called on all sides to show restraint. The YPG, which has...


AFC North draft report: Steelers build up the outside

Watt goes through workout drills during the 2017 NFL Combine. Being drafted by the Steelers shouldn't necessarily be a surprise given their 3-4 scheme, as St...


Mike Pence says U.S. will honour refugee deal

As the first member of US President Donald Trump's administration to visit Southeast Asia, Vice President Mike Pence said it was his honor to speak with the Ind...


Germany's Merkel begins Gulf trip with stop in Saudi Arabia

During her meetings in the Gulf, Merkel is urging the region's rulers to do more to take in refugees and provide humanitarian relief for those fleeing conflict ...


Obama dishes on leadership at 1st event since leaving office

These include calling Obama "a bad guy", to unsubstantiated allegations of him ordering illegal wire tapping of Trump towers, the office and home of Trump in NY...


Iran lodges protest with Pakistan over killing of Iranian border guards

The assailants escaped into Pakistani territory immediately after the attack. He further emphasized that as Islamabad practically lacks the ability to control...


Hawaii threatened by North Korea now, USA commander tells Congress

Image: A Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor is launched during a successful intercept test, in this undated handout photo provided by the U...


Body of missing Joliet toddler found in mother's home

The Will County Sheriff's Office and Federal Bureau of Investigation executed a search warrant late Wednesday at the home in Joliet Township and found Semaj C...


Turkey's premier calls on opposition to respect referendum

Another petitioner, Fusun Cicekoglu, 61, said, "I will not accept my "no" vote be voided and I will not accept "yes" ballots cast illegally". "Therefore we do...


Sources Report 'Frosty' Relationship Between Ivanka And Melania Trump

While Ivanka has been Trump's go-to child and perhaps biggest supporter, Melania allowed herself to be absent for a host of presidential race rallies and spee...


Netanyahu snubs German foreign minister in NGO row

On Monday, an Israeli official had said Netanyahu would not see German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel if he made a decision to meet the Israeli group " Breakin...


Balkan States Suffer Decline in Media Freedom

According to RSF Secretary General Christophe Deloire, Taiwan was chosen not only because of its central geographic location but also in recognition of its to...


Michael Flynn failed to disclose payments for Russian Federation speech

After disagreeing that the Committee has the right to know whom Michael Flynn was in contact with during his time in the administration, the White House write...


Canadian PM responds to Trump's criticism of dairy industry

With a single letter mailed from a milk processing company in Wisconsin this month, the Sauer family learned their dream livelihood as third generation dairy fa...


UN hosts aid-pledging conference for beleaguered Yemen

Yemen's conflict has left 18.8 million people in need of aid, the United Nations says. The coalition, which includes mostly Arab Sunni countries, has urged t...


Turkey's Erdogan says he's set to meet Trump in Washington

President Trump called Mr Erdogan on Monday to congratulate him on his victory in a contested referendum to expand the powers of Turkey's presidency, although T...


Oppn uproar in assembly seeking M Mani's resignation

Though Speaker Sreeramakrishnan had asked to maintain peace, they did not pay heed to it. Later, moving leave for an adjournment motion, senior Congress leade...


Trump's wall demands may shut down US government

Chuck Schumer (D-NY), the minority leader, said the trade-off idea was a "complete non-starter". " Now the bipartisan and bicameral negotiators can continue w...


First minister: Election is not about independence

Just 26 percent back the SNP's proposed timetable of autumn 2018 to spring 2019, while 18 percent want a later vote and 46 percent say there should never be ano...