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CNN, NYT & others blocked from White House media briefing

Reporters from several conservative outlets were allowed into Spicer's office, including Breitbart News , The Washington Times and One America News Netwo...


Trump's immigration crackdown is a costly mistake: America needs these workers

Another undocumented immigrant in Fort Worth, Texas, was diagnosed with a brain tumor in early February while in an ICE detention center but was returned to the...


Trump admin. considers quitting UN Human Rights Council

Louis Charbonneau, UN Director at the website , wrote: "A decision to withdraw would be a misguided and short-sighted step that could significantly set back UN...


NBC poll: Trump's job approval at 44 percent as partisan splits reign

The poll also found that a majority of respondents, 51 percent, think the media has been too critical of Trump. The Journal-NBC pollsters asked 1,000 adults...


Damascus Delegation Head Denies Rumors on Departure From Syria Talks in Geneva

I said in my press conference that my next meeting with the special envoy was confirmed for Tuesday afternoon, " Jaafari told Sputnik, asked to comment on the...


Appeals Court Denies President Trump's Latest Travel Ban Request

Spicer told reporters last week that the president is "fighting this on both fronts, making sure that we keep evolving through the court system" on the existing...


Mattis Presents White House With 'Preliminary Plan' To Defeat ISIS

Defense Secretary James Mattis and other officials will meet Monday afternoon to discuss the options. It was not immediately known if Trump would attend the mee...


Underworld gang-leader among those killed in Kalutara shooting

The prisoners were being transported to a court case at the Colombo suburb of Kaduwela when the assailants, numbering about 15 wearing uniforms similar to the p...


UK Tories steal long standing Labour stronghold in shocking special-election victory

He said: "I was elected to lead this party, I was elected to oppose austerity and to oppose the redistribution of wealth in the wrong direction, which is what t...


Nationwide manhunt for murder suspect Alex Deaton, accused of killing his girlfriend

If anyone comes in contact with Deaton they should not attempt to engage him but contact authorities via 911, the Rankin County Sheriff's Department at 601-825-...


12 critically injured after vehicle plows into crowd at Endymion

New Orleans mayor tweeted that the driver was drunk, and that "We are grateful that no one suffered any life threatening injuries". "We suspect that that sub...


Nicole Kidman Is Wearing Armani Prive at the 2017 Oscars

When Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban walked the red carpet before the Academy Awards on Sunday night (Feb. 26), she obviously talked about her movie Lion and he...


Hungary to Build Second Border Fence

Hungary has begun building a second fence on its border with Serbia to stop migrants from freely entering the country, the government said Monday. "It's relat...


FSU alumni win Best Picture award for 'Moonlight'

The wrong envelope was opened and the presenters announced " La La Land ". The University of Southern California's annual Scripter Awards also honored the piece...


Bad News for Sixers on Injury Front

He has been out since January 22 with a left knee contusion . The team last week announced Simmons, the No. 1 overall pick in last year's draft, would miss t...


World Petition Calls for Barack Obama to Run as French President

The slogan reads: " Oui on peut ", which is French for 'Yes we can'. So, why the former US President for the top job in France? The French voters batting ...


Donald Trump to Governors: We're Giving Power Back to the States

It has taken forever to finally make it to the public eye, but thanks to a leaked draft bill, Americans are finally getting a view of what a GOP replacement pla...


Malaysian police seek Kim Jong-nam's mistress as part of murder probe

North Korea has denied involvement in Kim's death and has only acknowledged his identity as a citizen of North Korea, not the half-brother of its ruler. Malaysi...


'Biggest Loser' Fitness Guru Bob Harper 'On the Mend' After Heart Attack

Fitness guru Bob Harper says he had a heart attack this month. Harper told the gossip site heart issues run in his family and his mother died of a heart att...


Trump vows to build wall along US-Mexico border

Vendors were asked to submit prototype concepts by March 10. The Trump administration has already began fulfilling on its grandest campaign promise, the build...


1st senior Chinese official visits Washington in Trump era

On Monday, Yang also exchanged ideas on Sino-US relations and other issues of mutual interest with Kushner, White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon and Nati...


Rocket fired from Gaza hits southern Israel: army

According to a Tweet from Gaza, explosions were heard in central Gaza City and the central Gaza Strip, as Israeli planes hit the Hittin site of the Al-Quds Brig...


Bill Cosby Back In Court Monday: Will Trial Stay In Montgomery County?

Facing up to a decade behind bars, Billy Cosby will get to bring in outside jurors for his criminal trial set for this summer over the alleged 2004 sexual assau...


Indonesian Police Exchange Fire With Gunman in Government Building

There were no reports of injuries from the explosion which occurred around 9.00 a.m. (0200 GMT) in the West Java city. Police exchanged fire with an attacker ...


Senior Cong. leader denies connection with Karnataka bribegate diary

They alleged that, "BJP is misusing the Income Tax department and leaking information". "The Chief Minister should take moral responsibility and resign; he sh...


12-13% turnout till 10 AM in phase-V of UP polls

The districts going to polls in this phase are Balrampur, Gonda, Faizabad, Ambedkar Nagar, Bahraich, Shravasti, Basti, Siddharth Nagar, Sant Kabir Nagar, Amethi...


Last Phase of Iranian Navy's Massive War Game Begins in Southern Iran

Despite being an annual drill, and seemingly no different from any of the past versions, there is some concern that it will be a source of tensions with the U.S...


Gujarat ATS arrests two persons with suspected ISIS links

Police said as per the initial information, the accused were preparing for a terror strike temple at Chamunda temple where thousands of devotees visit daily. La...


Hijab-wearing White House staffer quits over Trump's travel ban

Rumana Ahmed worked for the National Security Council under President Obama. It's a good read, and a reminder not just of how Trump and his team have single-h...


Iraqi forces storm Mosul airport in bid to retake city

The bridge is the southernmost of five bridges spanning the Tigris. Nevertheless, American Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend, the top commander of the US -led coalit...


IS cadre from Kerala 'killed' in Afghanistan

A youth hailing from Kerala, who is believed to have joined the ISIS, has been killed in a drone strike in Afghanistan. Ashfaq, a onetime hotel manager, is now ...


Ireland vs. France: Score and Reaction from 2017 Six Nations Round 3

I saw some basketball results this morning (in Super Rugby) and there's not too many of those. Schmidt said the victory keeps Ireland's title destiny in the...


South Korea's major opposition party to seek PM's impeachment: Yonhap

South Korea's acting president Hwang Kyo-ahn will not extend the current special prosecutor's investigation into a graft scandal involving President Park Geun-h...


Egyptian Christians fearing terror flee Sinai for 4th day

Official Nabil Shukrallah of the Evangelical Church in Ismailia, 120 kilometers (75 miles) east of Cairo, says Sunday that over 100 families from the city of el...


Syrian military jets pound rebel-held neighbourhood in Homs

Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qasemi on Sunday strongly condemned Saturday's twin terrorist bombings in the city of Homs in Syria. Daeboul was killed by o...


Nigel Farage dines with Donald Trump in Washington

Calling 2016 the year of a "global political revolution", British politician Nigel Farage called on French, German, Dutch voters to follow suit in upcoming elec...


Winners and highlights of the 89th Academy Awards

Some stars including Ruth Negga, Karlie Kloss and Lin-Manuel Miranda, have arrived on the red carpet wearing blue ribbons supporting the American Civil Liber...


VP Robredo qestions "rushed" arrest of Sen. De Lima

Robredo, who was forced to step down from the Cabinet previous year, suggested that the Duterte government is beginning to turn towards the same dictatorial rul...


In Latest Phone Calls - ... Buhari Tackles Mischief Makers

He said, "It was a defining moment for me". The simple thing Nigerians have asked all these days that the president has been in London is for him to speak to ...


Best Picture nominees not so white at this year's Oscars

A few are predicting Isabelle Huppert for Paul Verhoeven's Elle , in which she plays a rape victim looking for revenge, or Natalie Portman , for her portr...


Donald Trump, among friends, uses CPAC speech to further attack media

While Trump spoke at CPAC most years after his debut, he was conspicuously absent last year, in the height of the Republican primary contests. This comment came...


China Exceeded UN Cap on North Korean Coal Imports in December

President Donald Trump's vow to get tough on the isolated regime. The diatribe, carried by the Korean Central News Agency, came just before the Malaysian gove...


Victorian Government to rush through overhaul of entitlements

In a statement, Mr Languiller said he recognised that offering to repay the money was not enough and that he accepted he should "pay for that error of judgement...


Father of USA commando killed in Yemen refused to meet Trump

Trump, along with daughter Ivanka, traveled to Dover Air Force Base when Owens' body was brought back to the U.S.to pay his respects to the family. "I'm sorry...


ECO Officials to continue deliberations today to finalise agenda of 13th summit

He added that the Iranian chief executive is planned to deliver a speech at the summit, which is due to be held in Islamabad on March 1. Pakistan closed all...


Asghar Farhadi's Oscars Acceptance Speech for Best Foreign Language Film

Farhadi has asked two Iranian-American NASA scientists - Firouz Naderi , director of Solar Systems Exploration and engineer Anousheh Ansari , - to represent h...


South Africa anti-foreigner protesters clash with police

South Africans should not blame all crime on non-South Africans, the statement from Zuma's office said. In retaliation, Nigerian protesters vandalized th...


Eminem joins Kasabian and Muse at Reading/Leeds 2017

Several other new acts were also announced on Friday (Feb.24), including Bear's Den, Black Lips, Grouplove, Haim, Halsey, Marshmello, Migos, Milky Chance, Phato...


200 suspects arrested in Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad

The meeting, therefore, stressed the need for enhancing cooperation among the provinces through increased information sharing and even joint operations in certa...


BJP to celebrate Maharashtra, Odisha victories

Now, the BJP is eyeing another virgin territory. BJP state spokesman, Rajnish Agarwal said the victory in both the states will be celebrated as a festival. GUWA...