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Senate votes to 'go nuclear' on high court pick

In Reid's precedent in 2013 that eliminated the filibuster , it also applied to the lower courts and other appointments but not for the Supreme Court. His fina...


Baltimore residents to comment on plan to overhaul police

The judge held a hearing Thursday to gather public comment on the plan, and residents overwhelmingly voiced support. Rafael Ruiz, the compliance expert tasked...


Thai king endorses new constitution, 20th since 1932

Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn signed a new constitution at a glittering palace ceremony on Thursday, an essential step towards holding an election that th...


Trade, North Korea pose challenges as Trump prepares to meet China's Xi

On Thursday, Trump is scheduled to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping at Mar-a-Lago. Both have a long way to come to meet in the middle. He therefor...


Amazon Cash to allow customers to trade cash for online credit

The service is aimed at the substantial segment of the population that might not have access to a bank account or credit card. Shoppers can visit any of the...


Calls grow for Nunes to recuse himself from Russia probe

White House press secretary Sean Spicer speaks during the daily press briefing, Thursday, March 30, 2017, at the White House in Washington. "The White House has...


Jammu-Srinagar highway closed for safety after landslides

The administration declared floods in Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar where the Jhelum's water level rose alarmingly and shut education institutions for three...


Don Rickles, king of insult comedy, dies at 90

He voiced Mr Potato Head in all three of the Toy Story films alongside Hanks who voices Woody, and was signed up for the fourth instalment in th e franchise w...


Trump hits golf course with Sen. Rand Paul

They still want to repeal the Essential Health Benefits, requirements that insurers have to cover services like maternity care, mental health care and hospitali...


TSX nudges higher ahead of US-China meeting, jobs data

Of the index's 10 main groups, eight were higher. Suncor Energy (SU.TO) was up 0.7 per cent to $41.73. Resource stocks have had mixed results, with the materi...


RBI keeps repo rate unchanged at 6.25%, cuts MSF

Rising interest rate in the U.S. provides sufficient indication that benchmark policy rate of the Reserve Bank of India is not going to go down but may increase...


African envoys hit out at India over attacks on Nigerian students

Upon a review of the attacks and historical occurrences of a similar nature upon African nationals, the envoys concluded "no known, sufficient and visible deter...


UK's top court rules against father over Disney vacation

Five Supreme Court justices unanimously ruled against father Jon Platt who took his daughter to Disney World during school term-time in a decision which will ha...


High Wind Warning from 11 pm tonight to 8 am Friday

Power outages, specifically in the SW part of the state are possible. Patchy fog before 8 a.m. However, there were a few locations that experienced quick moving...


Wealthy White House staffers' finances detailed in new disclosures

Kushner and his wife Ivanka Trump, the president's daughter and adviser, may be worth up to $741 million, primarily through Kushner Companies real estate deve...


Brazil takes over top spot from Argentina in FIFA rankings

The near historic rise in rankings has seen Sunil Chhetri and company leapfrog North Korea, Thailand, Latvia, Jordan and former Asia champions Iraq to name a fe...


Russia's Supreme Court to consider Jehovah's Witnesses ban

That law, which requires neither the use nor advocacy of violence for activity to be labeled extremist, was enacted after a sustained Russian campaign against t...


Amazon acquires right to buy stake in fuel cell maker Plug Power

The stock traded between $2.35 and $2.61 on volume of 6.1million shares traded. Private Advisor Grp Inc Limited Company invested in 19,672 shares. Dividends are...


Hillary Clinton's Hot Nephew Signs Modeling Contract

Tyler is the son of Roger Clinton, Jr ., the former president's 60-year-old half brother. He's 22 years old, has one of the most famous surnames in America a...


Islamic State 'war minister' killed in airstrike

The four latest confirmed civilian deaths came near Mosul, Iraq, in mid-February, according to the Pentagon. USA -led coalition airstrikes have accounted ...


Investment in renewable energy dips globally as prices fall

Investment in new renewables was roughly double the amount going into fossil fuel plants and the clean technologies accounted for 55 per cent of capacity adde...


S/Africa opposition asks court to cancel removal of finance minister

ANC spokesperson Nonceba Mhlauli says they have been inundated with mischievous calls, text messages and emails by faceless individuals and organisations lobbyi...


Petersburg: Russia detains 6 terror suspects after metro blast

Interfax says authorities are also looking for another person suspected of leaving a second bomb at a subway station. "The conclusion of genetic evaluation a...


Russia Bans 'Extremist' Image Of Putin In Makeup

The image has been branded "extremist" material... ... The images were uploaded to Vkontakte, Russia's Facebook, by a man named A. V. Tsvetkov. Mocking im...


Title challenge is 'gone', admits Pep

Vincent Kompany wants Manchester City to finish the season on a high by securing Champions League qualification and reaching the FA Cup final. Guardiola, wh...


Hundreds march in Amsterdam to support beaten gay couple

While tolerance may have a long history for the Dutch, the COC (Centre for Culture and Leisure) - an advocacy group for LGBT rights based in Amsterdam and one o...


Egypt's El-Sisi visits Trump, vows to work with the US

Its a very hard task to confront such groups, but Egypt has achieved great progress in confronting "Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis" in Sinai, he added. Regarding the Ay...


Man accused in Atlanta overpass fire could face federal charges

Basil Eleby told city and federal investigators that he had discussed smoking crack cocaine with two companions under the highway overpass before deciding to do...


PM Netanyahu Welcomes New US Ambassador 'to Jerusalem'

The US-Israeli agreement under discussion is expected to be announced with a set of economic and development projects in the Palestinian territories with an emp...


Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner Still Making Money From Trump Businesses, Disclosures Show

A look at the wealth of some of Mr Trump's aides and advisers. The disclosures also reveal President Trump's daughter, Ivanka Trump, and his son-in-law and ...


Neil Gorsuch Accused of Plagiarism Days Before Confirmation Vote

Sixty votes are needed to overcome a filibuster and end debate in the 100-seat Senate. Over the course of the night he spoke about why he doesn't believe Go...


Islamic State kill 31 in Tikrit attacks -security sources, medics

A police lieutenant colonel said the attack began when three militants opened fire in central Tikrit on Tuesday night. Iraqi forces and Iranian-backed Shi'i...


US ambassador to UN says no question of Russian interference

In her comments on Monday, Haley said the U.S. can be frank with countries it has good relations with on issues such as human rights. Asked about a possible r...


Malaysia interviewed, cleared 3 N. Koreans before they left

Are we stupid?" said Inspector-General of Police Khalid Abu Bakar. Arrest warrants and Interpol red notices have been issued for four North Korean suspect...


At UN, Trump administration assails Russian Federation for protecting Assad

Syrian opposition groups had previously reported 72 dead. Over the past six years almost a half million of them have died, and the United Nations has deliberate...


Navy puts 'safety pause' on trainer jet fleet

The outlet reported that Marine 1st Lt. Michael Pence, son of Vice President Mike Pence , is among the student pilots affected by the strike. The toxins ca...


Kushner, Ivanka Trump face ethical land mines ahead

In a statement, Ivanka Trump said: "I have been working closely and in good faith with the White House counsel and my personal counsel to address the unpreced...


Former Russian lawmaker shot dead in Ukraine

Investigators said he was shot three to four times in his head and neck outside Premier Palace hotel. His bodyguard reportedly returned fire and wounded the a...


Led fight against ISIS killed four civilians in February: Pentagon

Townsend clarified that the types of USA munitions used should not have collapsed the structure, indicating ISIS booby traps may have played a role. The infor...


Nigerian nationals attack case: EAM Sushma Swaraj calls African envoy's allegations unfortunate

They said that no sufficient and visible deterring measures were taken by the Indian government to prevent such attacks. The African ambassadors are expected ...


Hungary: Law on NGO's foreign funding seen passed by mid-May

A new law has been approved, which the right-wing government says addresses administrative shortcomings of foreign universities. It intends to challenge the l...


Russian protest leader Navalny gets 15 days in jail

Demonstrators called for the resignation of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev over corruption charges. Mr Medvedev's spokeswoman called the allegations "propagan...


US, Britain Push for Major NATO Spending Increases

Only four nations besides the USA now meet the target: the United Kingdom, Estonia, Greece and Poland. Numerous congressional committees, as well as the Federal...


Cowboys' Romo retiring, replacing Simms at CBS

He gave himself a you-never-say-never escape clause. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Tuesday, April 4, 2017 , because Ro...


Trump campaign chair offers to talk to House panel on Russia

President Donald Trump's former campaign manager has offered to testify before Congress amid unsettling new reports about his ties to Russian Federation, ...


Yogi waives loans of UP farmers

Singh also said that there were around seven lakh farmers who had defaulted on loans and now bore the non-performing asset tag. Along with this, the governmen...


Police stumped as all but one suspect freed in London attack

A 75-year old man, named by police as Leslie Rhodes from London, died of his injuries late Thursday, bringing the total of dead up to five, including the attack...


Visit to WH grounds by intel chairman clouds investigation

U.S. President Donald Trump told a group of senators on Tuesday that he expected lawmakers would be able to reach a deal on health care, without offering specif...


Petersburg subway bomber identified as Kyrgyz-born man

The predominantly Muslim Central Asian states are seen as a prime recruiting ground for Islamic militants. Russian President Vladimir Putin has told security ...


GST Bills to be taken up for discussion in Rajya Sabha today

Congress leader, discussing on the bills said that national consensus is required for the passage of the Bills. The government has allotted eight hours of dis...