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US Missile Strikes in Syria Trigger Protests in San Francisco

The secretary of state said the US priority remains to defeat ISIS. Those comments came a day after the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations said there was n...


Russian Man Arrested For US Election Hacking

The U.S. Department of Justice declined to comment on its case against Levashov, noting that the investigation is under seal. Indeed, Piotr Levashov's wife Ma...


South Africans hold nationwide protests against Zuma

DA leader Mmusi Maimane led a march to Mary Fitzgerald Square, Johannesburg, while others gathered on roads across the country, displaying banners and signs cal...


Canada commemorates the centenary of the Vimy WWI battle

It was a pivotal moment in the Second World War, as the allies were able to establish a beachhead and begin to push the Nazis back to Berlin. Almost 3,600 Can...


Trump explained US position on THAAD to Xi - S.Korea

The hermit state has launched several missile tests this year and most recently took issue with the US missile strike on an airbase in Syria last Friday. -Chi...


Gibraltar sovereignty not up for negotiation, May tells Tusk

Legislators voted 516-133 for the resolution, with 50 abstentions. Gibraltar, located at the southern tip of the Iberian Peninsula at the entrance of the Medi...


Kyrgios, Thompson put Australia on top in Davis Cup quarters

The Americans had needed the victory to remain in the quarter-final tie after Jordan Thompson stunned Sock 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (4), 6-4 and Nick Kyrgios eased past Jo...


Egypt's Christians bury dead after IS church bombings

The explosion targeted the front rows in the church hall. Forensic personnel inspect St George's Church, Tanta, Egypt . Hours later, the second explosion t...


Fighting intensifies in Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon

Lebanese Red Cross members wheel a baby in an neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) into an ambulance during clashes in Ain al-Hilweh camp, Lebanon's largest Pale...


Pacific Division title, playoff seeding at stake on last day

Considering how they started the season, it's incredible they went stride for stride with Tampa Bay down the stretch. "You have nerves when you win the Presid...


Dykes, former Alice and Texas Tech head coach, dies

To this day that total ranks second only to Mike Leach's 84. An assistant at UT in the 1970s, and then a coach at Texas Tech in the 80s and 90s. He led the te...


Le Pen criticized for denying French blame in WWII roundup

It is not France", Le Pen said in an interview with media groups Le Figaro, RTL and LCI. Socialist presidential contender Benoit Hamon said that when Marine L...


Red Sox rally with 4 in 8th inning, beat Tigers 7-5

He only won four more games the rest of the way, as he was sidetracked by groin and neck injuries. Jordan Zimmermann earned the win for Detroit with six bril...


Several gunshot victims reported at San Bernardino elementary school

Police officers applauded and high-fived them. A gunman entered the school and killed a teacher and a student and wounded another student before turning the g...


Donald Trump removes Steve Bannon from National Security Council

In a tweet Wednesday, Republican Represenative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen of Florida described Bannon's removal as "welcome news". However, Mr Bannon only attended...


Egyptian Christians struck on Palm Sunday

The Islamic State group said it was behind the twin bombings that targeted Palm Sunday services at churches in the cities of Tanta and Alexandria, and threatene...


Asylum-seeker ID'd as suspect in Norway explosive case

Their move follows officers' find of what has been described as a bomb-like object in a crate at 10:35 pm on Saturday evening in Oslo's eastern district of Gr...


Rocket fired at Israel amid warnings of attack on tourists in Sinai

On Sunday, the Counter-Terrorism Bureau released a statement encouraging all Israelis to forgo travel to the restive Sinai Peninsula, where the Islamic State ha...


Spicer stops short of calling Assad a war criminal

Responding to a question asked by One America News, Spicer said it would be up to worldwide courts to label Syrian President Bashar al-Assad a war criminal. Ass...


Lok Sabha witnesses repeated adjournments over Tarun Vijay's remarks

Kharge asked. "This shows your mentality, do you want to divide India?". He said the BJP leader had also said that "he was the adopted son of a Tamil mother". A...


Pence: Trump Administration 'Has Put Iran on Notice'

In a televised speech to AIPAC's annual Policy Conference yesterday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that "Israel is on alert and ready to def...


Much of Gonzaga's title game team coming back next season

A year removed from a crushing loss in the 2016 NCAA Championship Game, the Tar Heels got it done down the stretch against Gonzaga , beating the Bulldogs 71-65...


RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat wants cow slaughter ban across India

He said that any action taken towards protecting cows should be within the framework of law. However, he also said that violence in the name of cow protection d...


Basque Terrorists Seen Disarming as Caches in France Revealed

The group killed more than 850 people in its attempt to carve out an independent Basque state straddling northern Spain and southwest France. Arnaldo Otegi,...


Vladimir Putin denies French election interference after Marine Le Pen meeting

Ms Le Pen has sought to capitalise on the anti-globalisation anger reflected by Brexit and the election of Donald Trump as U.S. president - both votes that were...


Alabama Supreme Court allows impeachment of governor to proceed

In its ruling, the Supreme Court stayed a temporary restraining order issued by a circuit court judge on Friday that had halted the impeachment process until he...


Airstrike on Syrian Town Hit by Chemical Weapons Kills 1

In no way do we see peace in that area with Russian Federation covering up for Assad. The decision by Johnson to cancel a visit to Moscow later this month s...


Trump tells Congress Syria strikes were 'vital'

President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping established a new framework for high-level negotiations on a range of issues and pledged to make progres...


Australia downs U.S. in Davis Cup quarterfinal

The win sets up an intriguing final day, with tennis "bad boy" Nick Kyrgios getting the chance to win over the Australian public when he takes on Sock in the ...


North Korea fires ballistic missile off east coast

North Korea once again fired an intermediate-range ballistic missile into the East Sea yesterday after wrapping up preparations for its sixth nuclear test. Chin...


Fight over motive as ex-NFL star's murder trial ends

The team dropped him within hours of his arrest and he is now serving a sentence of life in prison without possibility of parole for Lloyd's killing, which he...


Japan extends North Korea sanctions

But even if Xi were open to a Chinese role in taking down the North Korean state-and on balance, autocrats are not risk-takers-there are forces at home tying hi...


Trump, Xi have 'candid,' 'positive' talks in Florida

Still, North Korea was a top priority for Trump in the meetings with Xi. "The relationship developed by President Xi and myself I think is outstanding". Withi...


Scottish lawmakers back Nicola Sturgeon's call for new referendum on independence

The two-day debate at Holyrood on an independence referendum began last week but was suspended as news of the terror attack at Westminster emerged. During the...


Stockholm Attack: Suspect has ISIS Sympathies

Police also said they found a suspicious device in the passenger seat of the vehicle, though they would not confirm whether or not the device was some kind of b...


A Top Spotify Executive Was Killed In Friday's Stockholm Attack

A further 15 people were injured in the incident, with 10 of those still in hospital and four in a serious condition. Soderberg said Sunday that "an important...


Sweden says truck attack suspect is Uzbek-born

His application for residency was rejected in June previous year and he was being sought by immigration officials, police said. Two of the dead were Swedes, o...


US threatens more pressure on Syria

Haley delivered a sharp rebuke to Russia for its support to Syria, saying President Bashar al Assad regime was "playing Russians for fools... telling them that ...


6 released, 9 still hospitalized in truck attack

The stolen beer truck traveled for more than 500 yards (meters) along a main pedestrian street known as the Drottninggatan before it smashed into a crowd outsid...


Russia Deploys Missile-Armed Ship to Syria

The Admiral Grigorovich is armed with Caliber-NK cruise missiles, Shtil-1 self-defense missile system, A-190 artillery gun, anti-aircraft artillery. Although ...


Reeling from bombs, Egypt calls up army, declares 3 months 'emergency'

The first explosion in Tanta , north of Cairo, took place near the altar. Copts, who make up around 15 per cent of Egypt's population, were celebrating Palm ...


Netanyahu: Trump 'Showing Commitment to Israel by Turning Words Into Policies'

US Envoy to the United Nations Nikki Haley said his government will not permit Palestinian diplomats to be appointed to prestigious positions at the UN until W...


Court rules Alabama impeachment can move forward

The same day, Montgomery Circuit Judge Greg Griffin granted the governor's request for a temporary restraining order to stop impeachment proceedings. The stay...


US carrier strike group heads toward W. Pacific near Korea

What makes the Carl Vinson Strike Group risky is the team's massive firepower. The U.S. official said the strike group will provide a show of presence in th...


Assad speaks with Iran's president, who affirms support

USA officials are investigating whether Russian Federation was directly involved in the gas attack in Syria which led to Thursday's air strikes, they revealed t...


Trump Administration Tried To Prevent Sally Yates From Testifying

Nunes claimed last week that members of Trump's transition team were subject to "incidental" surveillance. He dismissed those comments as "a lot of politics". "...


Chinese state media cheer Xi-Trump meeting, say confrontation not inevitable

Acting under the mandate of the 1973 War Powers Resolution bill, US President Donald Trump submitted a written explanation to Congress for Saturday's missile st...


US says North Korean missile test ended in fiery crash

But North Korea's statements come as tensions grow between the country and the US over the its fledging nuclear weapons program. The first test of the yea...


UN Security Council strongly condemns N.Korea missile test

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - The U.S. airstrikes this week were aimed at a Syrian air base, but nearly certainly got the attention of another adversary - North...


Israel military says Palestinian killed Israeli in West Bank

The statement issued by the Russian Foreign Ministry reads, "We reaffirm our commitment to the UN-approved principles for a Palestinian-Israeli settlement, wh...