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Britain's prime minister to seek early election on June 8

So sure that, only hours after surprising everyone with an election call, Ms. The British currency has fallen about 15 per cent against the U.S. dollar since Br...


Midland Congressman Mike Conaway in Charge of Russia Investigation

Nunes said the calls for him to step aside were "politically motivated". Mr Obama and his aides have flatly denied doing so. He later backed down from the ...


In charts: Tracking house prices in Canada's hottest housing markets

The median price of $437,247 for a two-storey home in Ottawa paled compared to the national numbers, where the median prices for similar homes shot up 13.9 per ...


China gave Ivanka 3 trademarks on day she dined with president

December 27, 2016: Ivanka Trump Marks LLC applies for five new trademarks covering purses, wallets and other leather goods in Puerto Rico, and clothing, inclu...


Trump's 'truly great' pick for Supreme Court sworn in

The Democrats have been able to push the new administration into an abrupt reversal of policy on Syria, with the launching of missile strikes on the armed force...


AIADMK camps yet to find common ground

Panneerselvam, meanwhile, has also called for a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the death of J Jayalalithaa in December a year ago. AIADMK ...


Manhunt underway for man who livestreamed homicide

He said that Pennsylvania State Police responded Tuesday morning after receiving a tip that the vehicle authorities identified as Stephens' auto was spotted i...


Prince William and Prince Harry at Anniversary of Vimy Ridge

They were also joined by Prince Charles, French President Francois Hollande, Canadian Governor General David Johnson and his wife Sharon, and Trudeau's wife, So...


Gorsuch asks his first questions from Supreme Court bench

Roberts Jr. and Justice Elena Kagan, who had joined the court after representing the government there as its chief lawyer. The case before the justices involv...


India's monsoon rains seen at average levels in 2017-weather office

If El Nino comes in the second half of the monsoon, south India will see an impact, he said. Last year, the IMD had forecast that rainfall in the monsoon seas...


Riz Ahmed Demolishes James Corden in 'Drop the Mic' Rap Battle

The late-night TV host, who kicked off the duel with a United Airlines zinger, served it right back: "I know ruining a Star Wars is seen as unlawful, but here...


Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez's second murder trial to close

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez looks at defense attorney Linda Kenney Baden as she uses law clerk Jeohn Favors during a demonstration at ...


Kids Grab Their Baskets and Easter Egg Hunt

The egg hunt isn't the only event the women's club participates in, she added. "I thought of something, so like grab two at a time , so I could get like doub...


Turkey's premier calls on opposition to respect referendum

The Turkish opposition was particularly incensed by a decision by the YSK to allow voting papers without official stamps to be counted, which they said opened...


United Airlines CEO Releases Third Statement Finally Apologizing After Passenger Incident

United Airlines said it would refund the ticket costs of all passengers on Sunday's flight. John Slater, a United vice president, said that bumping passenger...


Hollywood Celebrities Come Out For Ossoff In Georgia's Special Election

Not only did no other candidate in the Georgia race have almost as much money - replicating Ossoff's strategy would be practically impossible in 2018, because...


Tip-in by Ryan lifts Senators over Bruins 4-3 in overtime

There were other things at play in the loss, of course, but the game truly turned away from Boston when a exhausted Zdeno Chara ceased handling it well and fl...


Documents highlight Prince's struggle with opioid addiction

Prince was found dead in the elevator of his home in Chanhassen, Minnesota, by Mr Johnson on 21 April previous year. The suitcase contained prescription pill b...


NKorean leader's desire for peace a deciding factor

Both are unsafe, but who is more risky? VISA PROGRAM Trump orders federal agencies to look at tightening a temporary visa program used to bring high-skilled for...


Japan says differences with USA on economic talks

He said the Trump administration's deployment of the Carl Vinson nuclear carrier task group to waters off the Korean Peninsula again "proves the U.S. That dea...


Churches host services for holiest day on the Christian calendar

Today is Easter Sunday - a day we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus, the day we remember He is no longer in a tomb, but alive and well and still changing liv...


Putin and Rouhani Condemn US Airstrikes in Syria in Phone Call

According to Russia, the cancellation of the visit was "evident of the fundamental misunderstanding or lack of knowledge of the events in Syria, Russia's effort...


U.S. officials say Russian inaction enabled Syria chemical attack

But the cancellation, which came after discussions with USA secretary of state Rex Tillerson, led to him being criticised as " Washington's poodle". Presiden...


Archaeologists find 1000 statues in tomb in Egypt's Luxor

Mostafa Waziry, Director General of Luxor Antiquities, told reporters on Tuesday that the tomb, which was unearthed in the Zeraa Abu El-Nagaa necropolis , m...


Flags half mast for PC Palmer

Police officers across the country travelled to line the route for PC Palmer's funeral procession, and others held a two-minute silence. Police officers liste...


State of emergency should start after midnight

George. Later, a suicide bomber killed at least 13 and wounded 35 at Saint Mark's Cathedral in Alexandria. Coptic Pope Tawadros II , the head of the Coptic ...


Canada, Mexico, and United States announce joint-bid for 2026 World Cup

In a press conference where the words "historic" and "bold" were thrown around repetitively, the bid team wants 2026 to be the first time a World Cup is hoste...


British opposition parties spoiling for a fight welcome May's snap election call

The Fixed-Term Parliaments Act sets the general election date as the first Thursday in May every five years, meaning 2020 is the next expected contest. "It is a...


Missile attack brings countries to brink of military clash, says Moscow

Johnson will demand western nations draw up "very punitive sanctions" at a G7 foreign ministers meeting Monday in response to last week's chemical attack in Idl...


Freebies for relief on Tax Day

Several eateries, including Cinnabon , are offering free food. Ask your server at participating locations about Chili's $6 Tax Day blueberry and pineapple ma...


Costly Mar-a-lago trips show true Trump

Now, I'm not usually in the business of retweeting President Trump, but this one was too good to pass up . Interestingly, he didn't celebrate the holiday at ...


Iran's president resisters to run in May elections

He suggested the USA presidency is decided behind closed doors. "The stepmothers who repeatedly tried to kill this baby can not be good custodians for it", he t...


Trump, GOP face referendum in Georgia; Dems aim for upset

And we're going to see if that organic enthusiasm which is on the Democratic side right now - it was on the Republican side in 2016 - we'll see if that can carr...


Three shot, killed in Fresno, Calif.; suspect caught

Muhammad fired 16 rounds within 60 to 90 seconds, Dyer said. Police say 39-year-old Kori Ali Muhammad was arrested shortly after the shooting. Muhammad was ...


Pence visits Japan, turning focus to trade with key ally

But no one was predicting what might come next. Behind the heated rhetoric, in fact, Trump's strategy in the region looks somewhat similar to predecessor Bara...


Ireland fears United Kingdom election could damage talks to ease Northern Ireland impasse

Elsewhere, DUP leader Arlene Foster said that this election would be an opportunity for "unionists to unite around a strong Democratic Unionist Party", while ne...


ISIS death toll from U.S. 'mother of all bombs' climbs to 94

The U.S. military strategically dropped a 21,600-pound GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb from a C-130 Hercules on what it called the "right target" in ...


French police thwart attack days before election

Top presidential contenders Emmanuel Macron and Francois Fillon have offered congratulations to French police after the arrest of two suspected radicals who wer...


Pence aims to reassure allies amid North Korea threat

South Korea's Foreign Ministry has criticized comments by North Korea's vice foreign minister, who told The Associated Press that the North is capable of conduc...


Trump suggests Susan Rice might have committed crime

As for Rice herself, she has denied any allegations of impropriety and said during an interview with MSNBC , "The allegation is that somehow the Obama administ...


Indian businessman Vijay Mallya arrested in London

Absconding businessman and liquor baron Vijay Mallya was arrested in London on behalf of the Indian authorities in relation to accusations of fraud, said the ...


Scottish leader: May looking to move UK to right

The vote is set to take place on June 8 with MPs due to vote tomorrow in the House of Commons on whether to back Theresa May's call. The dramatic move comes...


Trump officials say no new United States focus on ousting Syria's Assad

But the cancellation of tomorrow's meeting, which came after discussions with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, led to him being criticised as " Washington's...


Trump talks tough on North Korea, says Kim 'gotta behave'

Pence arrived in South Korea hours after North Korea conducted its latest test of a ballistic missile, which exploded within a few seconds, and amid a weekend...


Trump security adviser urges Russian Federation to rethink Syria support

Retired US Lt. Gen. Mark Hertling, a CNN military analyst, said the frigate appeared to be a show of force by Russian Federation, which since late 2015 has been...


New missile paraded at N Korean celebration

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea ( DPRK ) Saturday showcased its military muscles by parading all of its most-advanced ballistic and tactic missiles, i...


Israel Prepares for Mass Unrest as Massive Hunger Strike Enters Day Two

The contrast between Barghouti actively opposing the authorities and casting himself at the forefront of a struggle against oppression and Abbas's perceived pas...


On North Korea, Trump signals break with US-China policy

Appearing later with South Korea's acting president, Hwang Kyo-ahn, the vice president pointed to Trump's recent military actions in Syria and Afghanistan as si...


Trump drops Steve Bannon from National Security Council

Gen. Michael Flynn before Flynn resigned as national security adviser, a top White House official told NBC News . Flynn resigned after it was revealed that h...


Arkansas fights on multiple legal fronts to begin executions

The Arkansas Supreme Court was a buzz Saturday, though we don't know why. Rutledge and her staff reportedly worked all day Saturday to file appeals to recent ...