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Jadhav case: Pak Attorney General to plead country's case at ICJ

Jha on Sunday said India could adopt various measures to counter Islamabad's assertion, including defying the Indus Water Treaty. His colleague and Interior...


Spend more, tax the rich: UK's Labour stakes election turf

Jessica Bridge of Ladbrokes said: "Money talks, and in little over 24 hours since Labour launched their manifesto we've seen their biggest and most positive shi...


Hawaii-bound passengers noticed unruly man before take-off

As the suspect approached the drink cart at the rear of first class, the flight attendant in economy told him, "Sir, please stop". Anil Tuvanc Uskanli was e...


Fired FBI Director Comey To Testify Publicly About Trump, Russia Probe

No date has yet been set for the open session hearing, though the statement said it would take place after the Memorial Day holiday, May 29. The White House...


Person Killed After Assault at University of Md.; 1 Person Arrested

They said one man was seriously injured and taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Authorities have not identified the suspect or the victim. He...


Flash flood watch in effect through 6 am Monday Buchanan, Dickenson counties

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossing which are potentially unsafe in heavy rain. Around 6:15 p.m., the weather service was tracking thund...


May and Corbyn to trade blows as General Election campaign turns nasty

In a major speech outlining his approach to defence and foreign policy, the Labour leader said it was an "extraordinary question" to be asked whether he would c...


Mattis Seeks to Allay Turkey on US Arming of Syrian Kurds

ISIS fighters had taken up hiding in neighborhoods in the northern portion of the city as well as the dam in an effort to hold onto Tabqa, reported the BBC News...


North Korea fires ballistic missile

South Korea's military said the missile was sacked on Sunday from an area near the North Korean capital of Pyongyang. SEOUL-North Korea successfully launched ...


Xi ends trade summit with plan to return in 2019

Xi confirmed that China has so far signed cooperative agreements with 68 countries and worldwide organizations concerning the initiative, including those signed...


Convoy hit by coalition likely Iran-directed

The attack comes at a time when the U.S. presence in Syria is becoming more visible, mostly in the northern parts of the country where American troops are backi...


Jared Kushner's sister woos Chinese investors with US visa program

While both deny that they are personally benefitting from their ties to the president, The New York Times reports that Kushner's sister told Chinese inv...


PH can sue China for war threat - Justice Carpio

All parties "uphold using the framework of regional rules to manage and control disputes, to deepen practical maritime cooperation, to promote consultation on t...


Bovis Homes Group plc (BVS) Upgraded to "Buy" at Jefferies Group LLC

Pentwater Capital Management Lp decreased Aetna Inc (AET) stake by 36.86% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Hilltop Holdings Inc sold 8,363 shares as Glaxosmithkl...


Trump said firing Comey relieved 'great pressure'

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Sunday that President Trump discussed the firing of former FBI Director James Comey with top Russian diplomats because he ...


President Trump's aide comment on West Bank shock Israel

DEAD SEA, Jordan (AP) - Two veteran Israeli and Palestinian negotiators, who logged many hours together in failed efforts to strike a deal, said Saturday they a...


UK Labour's main union backer can't see party winning election

Corbyn has suggested he would want to carry on as Labour leader if he loses the election, but support from his backers could fall away if there are heavy losses...


Prime Minister Phuc to Trade Ministers: Step Up Cooperation

The conflicts in the visions are evident in discussions on the sidelines. In each meeting, Ishihara pushed for issuing a statement saying a "TPP 11" will be imp...


President Donald Trump: Fight against terror a 'battle between good and evil'

Trump arrived in Riyadh besieged by the fallout from his controversial decision to fire FBI Director James Comey and more revelations about the federal inve...


UN Security Council vows sanctions over N. Korea missile test

In a unanimous statement backed by China, the council stressed the importance of North Korea "immediately showing honest commitment to denuclearization through ...


Turkish foreign minister says wants United States envoy McGurk changed

U.S. Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-California) and John McCain (R-Arizona) penned a joint a letter to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday urging...


North Korea is intimidating the entire world

South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff says the projectile was sacked Sunday from an area around Pukchang. North Korea Sunday test-fired a ballistic missile whic...


Autopsy being conducted on body of Chris Cornell

Revention Music Centers says ticket holders should contact their point of sale regarding next week's concert . Cornell's Audioslave band mate Tom Morello p...


Trump Told Russians "Nut Job" Comey Was Fired to Ease Pressure

Rosenstein". "He's become more famous than me". Comey then walked up to Trump, who tried to hug Comey. More than half (53%) of USA voters said they disapprove...


Trump will convey opposition to 'settlements' during Israel trip

While Netanyahu publicly endorses the idea of creating a Palestinian state, it's well known that he doesn't really like the idea for security reasons as well as...


Islamic State Defeated at Tabqa Dam

Weapons supplied to the YPG have in the past fallen into PKK hands, said Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu . Turkey yesterday slammed as unaccep...


Chaffetz resignation latest twist in GOP oversight of Trump

Sitting on his couch with his wife Julie and petting their dog, a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel named Ruby, Chaffetz said he had been stunned by two of his chil...


Bomb at Thai hospital wounds more than 20 people

Army chief, General Chalermchai Sittisart, said it appears the explosion and two earlier blasts in recent weeks were part of an attempt to disrupt the governmen...


Scottish Conservatives launch Angus general election campaign

Nicola Sturgeon has said Scottish voters face a "straightforward choice" in the General Election between the SNP or Conservative MPs who will "rubber-stamp" the...


Texas Congressman Al Green Calls For Trump's Impeachment

Trump's removal of James Comey as Federal Bureau of Investigation director was not in itself improper, but the motivation behind the sacking nearly certainly ...


Syrian Kurdish forces to push on IS capital this summer

Turkey has been pressuring the U.S.to drop support for the Kurdish militants in Syria for years and doesn't want them spearheading the Raqqa effort. Turkey ...


Syria, Russia: US coalition airstrike killed eight

The army in a statement said the US-led anti-terror coalition attacked one of the military positions near the Tanf area on Thursday, leaving many personnel dead...


Tamil outfit stages protest against Rajinikanth's entry into politics

Interestingly, in Coimbatore, BJP State president Tamilisai Soundararajan, who had previously criticised the actor for praising DMK leader M.K. Stalin, said Raj...


Syrian government denies U.S. allegations of mass killings

Syria's war, now in its seventh year, has killed almost half-a-million people and displaced more than half of the country's pre-war population. At a prison ab...


Why North Korea's latest missile test is a huge step forward

North Korea, which is banned by U.N. resolutions from engaging in nuclear and missile developments, has accused the United States of a hostile policy to crush i...


United States media: N. Korea missile reentered Earth's atmosphere

US President Donald Trump has said he wants South Korea to pay for the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-missile system which detected Sunday's...


Big Game Hunter Crushed By Elephant After It Was Fatally Shot

And well, the elephant was killed, but it collapsed on top of Botha, crushing him to death. News 24 reports that four elephants charged the group. "[He] sho...


US President Donald Trump praises Sisi, says he hopes to visit Egypt

Sisi called the US president " a unique personality who is capable of the impossible". Trump has said little publicly about human rights under Sisi, but White...


Jakarta police arrest 141 in raid on Indonesia gay club

It is the latest sign of growing hostility towards Indonesia's small lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. Authorities descended on "The ...


France's Macron to meet Italian PM on Sunday

Visiting the French forces there was one of the first things Macron had promised to do during his presidential campaign if he was elected President. "Germany ...


Justin Trudeau photobombs kids en route to prom

Canada's most-famous photobomber has struck again, this time appearing in the background as a group of teens clad in prom finery snapped photos in Vancouver . ...


Led coalition strike militia convoy in Syria

The coalition said "apparent" Russian attempts to stop pro-Assad forces from moving toward Tanf, as well as warning shots and a show of force, had failed. The...


Fight against terror a 'battle between good and evil'

Yet Trump himself backed away from the term Sunday as he stood before the region's leaders. In a departure from the Islamophobic rhetoric he sometimes deploye...


Sweden drops investigation into Julian Assange rape allegations

Mr Assange said: "Seven years of detention without charge - imprisoned under house arrest and nearly five years in this embassy without sunlight". Assange's l...


Kildare South TD Martin Heydon pays tribute to retiring Taoiseach Enda Kenny

He did not disclose the reason for his resignation, but it had been expected. In a statement announcing his retirement as leader, Mr Kenny said it had been a ...


Seoul says North Korea fires an unidentified projectile

North Korea has made no secret of its work to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of striking the United States and has ignored calls to halt its nuclear a...


Pippa Middleton ties the knot with James Matthews in 'almost royal' wedding

He proposed during a visit to the enchanting Lake District, setting in motion what is being called the society wedding of the year. Weddings are exciting, spe...


In US, left and right go along with Macron's win

Last week, in a specially taped video clip, former president Barack Obama endorsed Monsieur Macron. "Although Macron is a relative political newcomer, the nat...


Chelsea Manning Released From Prison

Army spokesperson Lt. Col. Jennifer Johnson said Manning will remain on active duty , but on excess leave, while her she pursues an appeal of her court-mart...


Trump pledges to move quickly to name new FBI director

Politicians from both parties reprimanded Mr Trump's actions last week, which included shifting explanations from the White House for Mr Comey's dismissal and...