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Defense Secretary James Mattis has final word on enhanced interrogation: Donald Trump

Developing a plan for new planes, new ships, new resources, and new tools for our men and women in uniform. "Our military strength will be questioned by no on...


United Nations refugee agency hopes resettlement resumes soon to US

After saying that commissioner Filippo Grandi is "deeply worried" by what's going on, the statement laid out the number of people that the United Nations esti...


Israel's Leader Endorses Trump Wall

Mexican president Enrique Pena Nieto and U.S. president Donald Trump in August previous year. "Our country's policy is to tax exports and let imports flow fre...


Fundraiser for Texas mosque destroyed by fire exceeds goal of $850k

Just last week, someone broke into the mosque and stole a number of electronics, including laptops. 'By that time, fire engines were already there pouring water...


Spicer: 'What happened if we didn't act and somebody was killed?'

White House press secretary Sean Spicer dismissed criticism of President Donald Trump's executive order temporarily barring visitors from seven predominantly ...


The petition stopping Donald Trump from meeting the Queen

More than a million people have signed a government petition to prevent Donald Trump making a state visit to the United Kingdom. Jeremy Corbyn, leader of ...


Mexican Government: President Trump, Peña Nieto Won't Speak About Border Wall Payment

When Muir asked whether that meant construction would start within months, Trump said , "I would say in months, yeah". "Mexico does not believe in walls". It...


Brazilian ex-billionaire Eike Batista surrenders to Rio police

Kennedy airport. Brazil's onetime richest man, Eike Batista, surrendered to police Monday after flying back to Rio de Janeiro to face bribery and other corr...


Countries in Trump's 'Muslim ban' first flagged by Obama

All seven countries were listed as "countries of concern", and some individuals from those countries had to obtain a visa before traveling to the U.S. The entir...


Trump adds Steve Bannon to national security team

While the order affirms that the two are members of the NSC, it states that with respect to the Principals Committee - "the Cabinet-level senior interagency for...


American diplomats say Trump immigration order could hurt U.S.-Iraqi ties

The measure, adopted by lawmakers at a Monday session of parliament, is to apply to Americans entering Iraq. But though the deputy parliament speaker said the...


Iran conducts ballistic missile test, United States officials say

He said the last time this type of missile was test launched was in July 2016. He said that while Iran had "largely" honored the deal's terms, it had tested t...


Donald Trump proposes 20% tax on Mexican imports to fund wall

But Videgaray said the Israeli government's explanation "seems little acceptable to us", adding that Mexico has always supported Israel in global affairs. Tha...


Things To Know About The Rights of Refugees At US Borders

The emergency court ruling was cheered at Boston's Logan International Airport, one of several major United States airports where protesters angry with Mr Trump...


Trump, Bannon call media the 'opposition party': Does that go too far?

Meanwhile all of us must do what we can to support our free press: subscribe to newspapers and magazines, donate to the radio and TV stations we trust. This isn...


Iran 'will take reciprocal measures' against USA over visa ban

The countries under this ban are: Syria, Iraq, Iran, Libya, Yemen, Somalia and Sudan: travellers from these countries were thrown into confusion on Friday after...


Case against Lekshmi Nair for 'caste slur'

CPM state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan had termed the stir a 'student agitation'. It was prepared after just hearing the complaints raised by the students. "...


Supreme Court Denies Bail Plea of Asaram Bapu

The bench directed registering of FIR against Asaram and others for filing forged letter of Jodhpur Jail Superintendent on his health condition in court. On Oct...


Now is the time to improve the Canada-US trade relationship

Already tense relations escalated over Trump's continued insistence that Mexico pay for a wall on the border and his declaration that he'd levy a border tax to ...


Million Brits Demand Trump's UK Visit Be Canceled

A petition calling for the British queen to cancel her visit with President Donald Trump has already garnered 1 million signatures as of Monday. Needless ...


US Diplomats Line Up to Oppose Trump's Refugee Ban

The current draft of the memo, which was obtained by the Lawfare blog, describes Trump's actions as "counterproductive" to its stated goal of protecting Ameri...


Trump's order is a balm for Christians, not a ban on Muslims

As legal challenge and political resistance grow against the curbs he put on travel from seven Muslim-majority countries to the U.S., President Donald Trump off...


Trump Effect? Pakistan Puts Lashkar Chief Hafiz Saeed Under House Arrest

They were identified as Abdullah Ubaid, Zafar Iqbal, Abdur Rehman Abid and Qazi Kashif Niaz. The Jama'at-ud-Da'wah (JuD) chief recently lauded attacks in Kash...


IPS officer Amulya Patnaik appointed as next Delhi Police Commissioner

Patnaik, a 1985 batch IPS officer from Union Territories cadre, will replace Alok Verma, who has been named as the director of CBI. With this, Patnatik has be...


Ft. Lauderdale shooter Esteban Santiago set to be arraigned Monday

In court on Monday, a judge read each count and asked after each one if Santiago understood. Santiago is charged with five counts of causing death at an globa...


Local congressional delegation weighs in on Trump ban

Attorneys general from 16 states have joined in condemning the executive order, and some said individual states might challenge it by claiming that it was har...


Google pays tribute to Japanese internment activist

Google honored civil rights advocate Fred Korematsu with the Google Doodle on Monday, following a weekend of protests over President Trump's executive order li...


Travel ban: United Kingdom petition to stop Trump state visit hits 1 million

However, shortly afterwards, the president also announced wide-ranging restrictions on those entering the U.S. which have been roundly condemned. By early Mon...


Trump to speak to Saudi, UAE leaders - White House

The conversation comes days after Trump signed an order that temporarily suspends the US refugee program and indefinitely bars Syrian refugees. While American...


Trump Hits Majority Disapproval In Record Time

The Republican, who was sworn in on January 20 as the least popular president in at least 40 years, hit majority disapproval in a record eight days, a new Gall...


Chad's Moussa Faki is new AU Commission chairperson

Former Burundian president Pierre Buyoya confirmed Faki's victory, telling AFP it came after a final round battle with Kenyan foreign minister Amina Mohamed. Th...


House Democrats To Fight Donald Trump's Refugee, Travel Ban By Defunding It

Trump's executive order halts refugee resettlement from all countries for 120 days; stops Syrian refugees from entering the country indefinitely; and temporaril...


Goldy back in Punjab Congress fold

Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday openly called the Congress a "sinking boat", adding that it has lost its identity. Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh ...


Iraq paramilitary forces call for ban on Americans

In a statement Sunday, President Donald Trump defended his executive order targeting Muslim immigrants and refugees by saying that his policy is "similar to ...


Miss Universe pageant: What time, channel, will host Steve Harvey return?

Thankfully, host Steve Harvey made the right call by announcing Miss France. When she was asked what she would be looking for in the Miss Universe contestan...


Nigerian Muslims not banned from entering the US

Meanwhile, a number of refugees and other citizens with visas found themselves stuck at USA airports as the executive order was signed while they were on flig...


Chelsea heading to Australia in 2018

He predicted 15,000 interstate and overseas visitors and said that could generate around $15 million for the WA tourism industry. Chelsea also won't just be f...


Le Pen Favourite to Win First Round of French Presidential Vote

French investigative website Mediapart reported late yesterday that Fillon had pocketed money personally while a member of the French senate, which he left in 2...


Ukraine says pro-Russian separatists kill 5 troops

Merkel said she found the situation "worrying" but gave no indication on whether she meant to add to the pressure on Putin. The renewed violence coincided wit...


Rudy Giuliani says Trump tasked him to craft 'Muslim ban'

But King clarified the full story Monday morning during an interview with Joe Piscopo on AM 970 THE ANSWER , revealing that the former New York City mayor ha...


Iran open to Americans - Foreign Minister

The order signed by President Donald Trump "shows baselessness of USA claims of friendship with the Iranian people while only having issues with the Government...


Samantha Bee Promises Epic Trump Roast

The White House Correspondents' Dinner , which is put on by the White House Correspondents Association, usually features the president cracking jokes in front ...


Pittsburgh-area gas prices down in past week

That's about 50 cents more than it was at the same point past year. AAA says the New York State average is down two cents from last week at $2.50 per gallon...


Trump Orders DHS To Provide Stats On Honor Killings Committed By Immigrants

Prominent figures and groups from around the world have taken to Twitter to react to Trump's latest executive orders that place new restrictions on immigrat...


Counterpoint: Why Muslims Back Trump on Radical Islam

Trump campaigned on promises to defeat Daesh "in a month" and repeatedly suggested that the reason the fight had dragged out so long was that U.S. military capa...


Rahul Gandhi appears before Bhiwandi court in RSS defamation case

The trial in the case is underway at Maharashtra's Bhiwandi court, which had in November a year ago granted bail to Rahul in the case on the basis of personal...


Iran protests Trump's visa ban - agency

President Donald Trump's executive order temporarily banning citizens from Iraq and six other Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States. Sy...


Iran to ban U.S. citizens after Trump order

Advocates said that people have not only been held at the border, but that ticketed passengers have been barred from boarding us -bound aircraft overseas, and...


Walgreens Will Pay Less For Rite Aid And Divest More Stores

Number of analysts are eying on this stock, and after detailed observation, they have given the stock mean target price of $value missing while their mean recom...


Iran to ban American citizens in response to Trump's immigration order

In his announcement, presented live on major USA networks, Trump said , "I'm establishing new vetting measures to keep radical Islamic terrorists out of the Un...