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British PM arrives in Saudi Arabia on mission to boost ties

But the visit has proved controversial politically and with campaigning groups as the Prime Minister offers United Kingdom assistance to Saudi Arabia in reformi...


May suggests free movement could continue during Brexit implementation

This could mean that European Union workers employed in the United Kingdom and UK workers employed in European Union countries could continue to enjoy the same ...


McConnell claims votes to bust Supreme Court filibuster

Merkley's filibuster is not expected to affect Thursday's vote to confirm Colorado Appellate Judge Neil Gorsuch to the SCOTUS seat previously held by Justice An...


Gay rights organizations hail court ruling as "game changer"

Teacher Kimberly Hively alleged Ivy Tech Community College in South Bend, Ind., denied her a full-time job because she is a lesbian. According to CNN, Hively ...


White smoke signalled gas attack on Syrian town

The death toll from a suspected gas attack on a northern Syrian town has risen to 75 as activists and rescue workers found more terrified survivors hiding in sh...


Petersburg subway bomber identified as Kyrgyz man

Petersburg subway bombing. Russian investigators have identified a 22-year old Kyrgyz-born man as the suicide bomber in Monday's blast on the St. Petersburg s...


If highways turn into city roads, liquor ban doesn't apply

Speaking to media persons, he said implementing the Supreme Court order and saving the livelihood of affected liquor vendors are two separate issues that need t...


Barry Manilow says he kept his sexuality secret for 'fans'

Crooner Barry Manilow has come out publicly as gay for the first time. Manilow and Kief got married in a private ceremony in 2014, and even still, he refuse...


North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of Trump-Xi meeting

North Korean women's national football team head coach Kim Kwang-min said Wednesday his players are ready to give their best against South Korea when the two ...


Seoul: North Korea fires ballistic missile off east coast

Ralph Cossa, president of the Pacific Forum CSIS think tank in Honolulu, said he was expecting North Korea would do something to coincide with the Trump-Xi summ...


Nikki Haley slams Russian Federation over Syria chemical attack

In a statement, the agency said "the likelihood of exposure to a chemical attack is amplified by an apparent lack of external injuries reported in cases showi...


Crude oil moving back toward support at $51.00

An outage at the largest U.K. North Sea oilfield lent support. Push also highlighted the contribution to inventories from both increased production and reduce...


Syria chemical attack death toll now at 72; new strikes hit

In the wake of Tuesday's attack, the US joined Britain and France in blaming the Syrian government for the attack, which Haley called "a new low, even for the b...


More births expected for Muslims than Christians worldwide

By 2060, Muslims are expected to comprise 31 percent of the world population, with almost 3 billion people, while Christians will make up about 32 percent, or 3...


Royals join families of London terror victims for service

Although I recognised PC Keith Palmer from his photographs shown on the news, I couldn't claim to know him - but his courage and professionalism exemplified t...


Top Democrat: Multiple Trump associates 'will probably go to jail'

He added, "Well, when you look at the totality of the facts, it's clear that Russian Federation achieved a deep infiltration of the Trump team, and a deep infil...


Offaly TD carries Martin McGuinness' coffin during Derry funeral

Also in attendance were DUP leader Arlene Foster, former First Minister Peter Robinson, President Michael D Higgins , Taoiseach Enda Kenny and former Scottis...


London plans vehicle emissions fee to fight air pollution

The mayor also announced plans to expand the ULEZ by 10 times by 2021, meaning that those entering the North or South Circular with a pre-2016 diesel auto will ...


Principal resigns after student reporters raise concerns

Unusual details in Robertson's background prompted a journalism chase that lasted weeks, and ultimately exposed inexplicable discrepancies regarding her history...


SP leader Shivpal Yadav to meet UP CM Adityanath today

The fine print was in the BJP manifesto, where they said that the relief would only be for small and marginal farmers. Asserting that affordable health care f...


US ambassador says no question Russia meddled in election

Ambassador Nikki Haley told United Nations member states on Monday. "I see Secretary Tillerson as a great partner", Haley said during her first press confer...


Tensions Between Israel and EU Over Support For Illegal Palestinian Construction

Moreover, Khaled stressed that there was broad consensus in the positions of the U.S. and Israeli sides on Israel's non- compliance with UN Security Council Res...


Atleti president: No Real Madrid meal boycott

The a left-back has played in 29 league and cup games with Alaves and said last week in an interview with AS, that he was aware of Real Madrid's interest in s...


229 civilian deaths since 2014: anti-Daesh coalition

They came during targeted strikes on ISIS facilities. The statement didn't say when the strikes happened, and officials were not available to offer more d...


French candidate Fillon: Govt manipulating presidential race

Everyone else - from Marine Le Pen to the uber-Gaullist Nicolas Dupont Aignan to the firebrand of the left Jean-Luc Melenchon (as brilliant as ever on stage) - ...


Barcelona reacts to FIFA's four match ban on Lionel Messi

Argentina's forward Lionel Messi (L) argues with first assistant referee Emerson Augusto de Carvalho at the end of their 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia South Ame...


College student dies days after choking during pancake eating contest

Caitlin Nelson, of Clark, New Jersey, who served as the vice president of community service at the school's Kappa Delta sorority, was taking part in the Greek l...


Dalai Lama's Visit Has Seriously Damaged Ties With India: China

The Dalai Lama's week- long trip to Arunachal Pradesh, an eastern Himalayan region administered by New Delhi but claimed by China as "southern Tibet", has raise...


ISIS claims responsibility for Baghdad attack

Illustrating the danger, a suicide truck bombing claimed by IS killed at least 14 people at the main southern entrance to Baghdad on Wednesday evening. The Iraq...


Ken Livingstone faces another investigation - this time from Labour's ruling body

This is the incontrovertible finding from an internal party investigation into allegedly anti-Semitic comments he made on the Vanessa Feltz show on BBC Radi...


BHP declares force majeure on cyclone-hit Australian coal exports

Billiton (BLT.L) (BHP.AX), the world's biggest shipper of coking coal, said on Wednesday it won't meet its export commitments from cyclone-struck northeast Aust...


Spain would not 'initially' block Scotland from joining the EU after Brexit

Nor would she be drawn on whether an independent Scotland could achieve its aims by joining the economic grouping shared by Norway, which has access to the bloc...


Trump removes Bannon from National Security Council

A White House aide said the reshuffle was not a demotion for Mr. Bannon, who used to head up Breitbart News. President Trump's chief strategist will no longer...


Have Cow Vigilantes Got A Free Hand?

Resonating similar sentiments, Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Sitaram Yechury said that private institutions should not be involved in such acts and ...


India to hold talks on bilateral trade, investment

They also looked forward to other Indian entities, including Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) and Indian Railway Finance Corporation (IRFC) preparing t...


North Korea may have tested new technology in latest missile

Dealing with the rogue state will be a central topic when Trump meets Chinese President Xi Jinping for the first time this week. North Korea has launched a ...


Seahawks GM: Sherman trade talks have occurred

They're widely expected to add a cornerback through the draft (and perhaps multiple corners), so should they entertain the idea of trading for Sherman? The la...


All-night Democrat talk-a-thon opposes Supreme Court pick

The court has the option of hearing fresh arguments, with Gorsuch in a position to cast a potential deciding vote. Both Rep. Keith Ellison and now-Democratic Na...


Haley: If UN won't act on Syria, 'we may'

The political tone of Trump's statement took many USA officials by surprise. Though Trump has assigned no blame to Russian Federation or Iran - Assad's two ...


President Trump Defends O'Reilly: "I Don't Think Bill Did Anything Wrong"

But even so, what President Donald Trump told Maggie Haberman and Glenn Thrush of The New York Times in an interview released Wednesday nearly defies belief ―...


US, Russia Trade Claims About Who Used Chemical Weapons in Syria

Trump declined to outline what his new approach to Syria may be. "Horrible, horrible thing. Unspeakable", Trump said, later calling it a "terrible affront to hu...


Stocks end lower on concerns over tightening Fed policy

Stock markets have surged in recent months on expectations that the Trump White House will introduce measures to stimulate the economy, including tax cuts for i...


Marshawn Lynch visits Raiders facility

The Black Hole was the most incredible atmosphere I ever played in. Additionally, Lynch's agent Doug Hendrickson said in March that Lynch is subject to cha...


Obama aide denies using intel to spy on Trump advisers

If it's OK for them to report on that, apparently, you would think, logically, it would be OK for them to report on the potential of Susan Rice doing somethin...


No peace without Palestinian state: Jordan

Trump is also expected to meet other Arab leaders in the coming weeks, including Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Jordan's King Abdullah II. Last mon...


Rand Paul Claims Susan Rice 'Abused The System' For 'Political Purposes'

A Monday report by Bloomberg's Eli Lake said that Rice requested the unmasking of Trump officials. The pattern of Rice's requests was discovered in a Nati...


Trump Says US Willing to Take Unilateral Action on North Korea

We turn to NPR's Beijing correspondent Anthony Kuhn. We're thankful for your support in every way . ANTHONY KUHN, BYLINE: You're very welcome, Michel. What...


Car Tax to Address London's Air Quality

The newly announced plans, which are created to cut carbon emissions by 50 percent, come in response to reports of an increase in the number of diesel cars in...


Tillerson to chair UN meeting on North Korea nuclear program

President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping later this week. Overnight, US stock indices closed weaker after Trump held out the possibility ...


North Korea threatens to hit back over sanctions

A bicyclist rides past a newsstand displaying a magazine featuring U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese military magazines in Beijing, China, Tuesday, Apri...