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US general confident North Korean missile can be intercepted

Talks about North Korea are expected to feature high on the agenda of talks on Thursday between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping. The launch was timed for the forthcoming visit of China's leader to the United States. M...

Bannon Lost To Kushner In Syria Strike Debate

And Spicer tweeted a picture of Trump in a meeting about the Syria strike surrounded by Priebus, Bannon, Kushner and other top advisers. Bannon, who was appointed to the council to guide and watch over then-national security adviser Michael Flynn...

Putin: Criticism of Russia protest arrests is 'interference'

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that global warming and ice melting in the Arctic are beneficial for the use of the region for economic purposes. "Only by pooling efforts can we efficiently combat terrorism", Mr Putin said. He add...

Klopp tells Liverpool to be like Chelsea

Not the result that the birthday boy would've been after but at least he can proud of his own performance as Bournemouth enjoyed little space down his flank. "We have to sit down and see what went wrong and what was good and move forward, because...

Russia's Supreme Court upholds ban on Jehovah's Witnesses

Additionally, individual Jehovah's Witnesses would become subject to criminal prosecution for carrying out their worship activities. "Millions of people around the world will be watching carefully to see how the case progresses and if Russian Feder...

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

The stock's price fluctuated within the range of $1.91 - $2.40 during previous trading session. If you are accessing this story on another publication, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of United States & global trademark & copyright ...

Army: Israeli Killed in West Bank Car Ramming Attack

Malek Ahmad Moussa Hamed killed one Israeli settler, aged 20 and injured another, aged 19. "Moscow is deeply concerned about the situation in the Israeli-Palestinian settlement". Most of the Palestinians killed were carrying out knife, gun or car-r...

Environmental groups vowing to fight Trump climate actions

Trump said the measures herald "a new era in American energy and production and job creation". "Our ability to be energy independent and not be held hostage by foreign entities", Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said, "delivers national security"....

Pentagon responds to criticism over civilian deaths in Mosul blast

Amid reports of dozens civilians killed by airstrikes in Mosul , the statement said that "protection of civilians must be the absolute priority". A senior United States general said on Wednesday it will be hard to maintain "extraordinarily high ...

Fed minutes reveal debate over inflation and Trump

Minutes of the Fed's discussion at their March meeting released Wednesday showed near-unanimous support for the quarter-point increase in its key policy rate, the second rate hike in three months. The Fed's next policy meeting is scheduled for May 2-...

British PM arrives in Saudi Arabia on mission to boost ties

The Prime Minister has faced repeated calls to suspend arms sales following claims of breaches of worldwide law in Yemen under the Saudi-led coalition bombing campaign. The Saudis back the war-torn country's internationally recognised government agai...

Japan envoy recalled over statue flap to return to S. Korea

Japan's Foreign Minister says his country is sending its Ambassador and a Consul General back to South Korea on Tuesday. Japan's top envoy to South Korea, who was recalled to Tokyo amid diplomatic friction over a girl statue symbolizing its warti...

Tremors in Congress Party, Amrish Singh joins BJP ahead of MCD Polls

Ex-deputy speaker of Delhi Assembly and three-time MLA from Kondli and Patparganj Assembly seats, Amrish Gautam said on Monday that he quit the Congress to save his self-respect. The veteran Congressman has alleged that the party is ignoring "ground ...

IISc Bangalore ranked best University in India

Many institutes, including the Homi Bhabha National Institute, which went form 17th rank in 2016 to 21st rank in 2017, blamed it on the increase in the number of institutes participating in the rankings. Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IIT-B) ...

Manafort pushes back against report that he worked to 'benefit' Putin

But the AP reported that Manafort and some of his associates remained close to Trump's inner circle, and Manafort told a colleague that he continues to speak to the United States president. USA news agency Associated Press claimed earlier in the ...

Senate rolls back Obama-era protection for Planned Parenthood

If the measure becomes law as expected, it would give Republicans and pro-life groups a victory and morale boost after the party's health care overhaul failed to come to a vote in the House last week. Planned Parenthood slammed the bill, saying it c...

Iraqi Forces Edge Closer To Landmark Mosque In Mosul

General Votel said at the hearing that "it is going to become more and more hard to apply extraordinarily high standards for the things that we're doing, although we will try". He explained that a year ago U.S. Central Command delegated the approval ...

Heat wave: Hottest March day in Delhi since 2011 as Vidarbha sizzles

On Monday, the temperature in Ahmedabad had touched 42.8 degree Celsius, highest for the month of March in the last seven years. The maximum temperature would continue to be above normal by 2 to 3 degrees Celsius, and could be above 40 degrees at i...

Senate GOP needs Pence to break tie on family planning funds

In a letter to House members urging them to vote for H.J. Res. 43, National Right to Life wrote: "Long-standing objections to the massive governmental funding of PPFA ( Planned Parenthood Federation of America) have been reinforced by widely p...

UK Joins US In Laptop Ban

As the affected airports include the world's busiest global hub of Dubai worldwide Airport, U.S. -bound passengers from Asia transiting through these airports will also be affected. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said the measure is necessa...

IGP rubbishes report Jong Nam mistaken for S Korean

Malaysia's police chief said the three North Koreans had been wanted for questioning because they were seen on CCTV near the airport attack. Under the deal to release the body, nine Malaysian citizens who had been held in Pyongyang were returned ...

Merkel ally sees 'tail wind' from German state election

The CDU got 40.7 percent of votes in the election for Saarland's state legislature, while SD managed a meagre 29.6 percent of the votes. The state poll was being seen as a bellwether for the upcoming national elections. Political scientist Robert Veh...

GAO Investigating Trump's Trips to Mar-A-Lago

President Donald Trump's frequent visits to Mar-a-Lago are more than just a brazen conflict of interest or a crimp on the economy of Palm Beach, Florida. The Democrats, citing press reports, said each of Trump's weekend trips to his Florida estate co...

Duterte to US: Why didn't you send armada vs China islands?

Satellite images also show that as well as enormous runways and military equipment, China has even constructed basketball and tennis courts on their manmade islands. -Japanese conspiracy and refusing to abide by it. According to their report , Chi...

South Carolina shocks field; North Carolina edges Kentucky

The Zags don't exactly rely on the 3 - they were 275th nationally at 26 percent of their made shots - but have four players who made at least 40 shots from the arc this season. Their odds shrunk on January 6 to 150/1 (at the time, they were 11-3 and ...

FS Nariman, others write to VP on Finance Bill classification

The Bill was returned to the Lok Sabha that will consider the amendments moved by the upper House, but it is not a binding on the Lower House to accept all or any of the amendments. "Satisfactory note can not be made available to the target of the in...

The most unpredictable election in French history?

She said if elected, one of her first steps would be to think about lifting sanctions, provided Moscow lifted its own restrictions on imports of some European food. Speaking to a crowd of thousands in Lille Le Pen said of the European project, which ...

Tillerson Vows Safe Zones for Refugees, Increased Pressure on ISIS

The US-led coalition that is fighting the extremist "Islamic State" (IS) group has said it is determined to continue its efforts to "eliminate this global threat and overcome its false, destructive narrative". On the campaign trail, the combative c...

Coach Danny Blind sacked by Holland following defeat to Bulgaria

Their subsequent failure to qualify for last summer's expanded 24-team European Championship is now being compounded by the previously unthinkable prospect of missing out on a second successive major tournament. After the match, Blind accepted respon...

Iran blacklists Raytheon, 14 United States firms

The Iranian move came two days after the United States imposed sanctions on 11 companies or individuals from China, North Korea or the United Arab Emirates for technology transfers that could boost Tehran's ballistic missile program. According to t...

Thousands take to streets in opposition rallies across Russia (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)

As of midday in Moscow , state news media had not reported the protests. The demonstrations are being driven by a Russian opposition leader and focus on his recent claims that Russia's prime minister has amassed a collection of mansions, yacht...

Putin tells Le Pen that Russian Federation 'doesn't want to influence' French election

In turn, Le Pen, leader of France's far-right National Front party, criticized European Union sanctions against Russian Federation, calling them "unfair and silly", Tass reported . A Russia-friendly approach to geopolitics runs in the Le Pen famil...

Israeli Official Denies Claims US Demanded Freeze in Isolated Settlements

The two delegations also discussed Israeli settlement construction, following up on Prime Minister Netanyahu's visit to Washington and Greenblatt's recent visit to Israel. Greenblatt during his visit also met with Palestinian officials and residents ...

MPs honoured for their response to Westminster terror attack

Ellwood said the attack was "very sad". 'He had multiple wounds, under the arm and in the back. The attacker later died in hospital. The attack happened in the capital at around 14.40 GMT on Wednesday, during which a lone assailant mowed down...

Russian ex-MP Voronenkov shot dead at Kiev hotel

President Petro Poroshenko said the killing "is an act of state terrorism on the part of Russian Federation, which (Mr Voronenkov) was forced to leave for political reasons". Poroshenko did not hesitate in pointing the finger at Russian Federation....

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College Students Drop Pens, Pick Up Stones in Kashmir

More than 50 students had been injured as the security forces used teargas and shotgun pellets against the male and female students who were protesting against the police establish...

New law allows states to block Planned Parenthood funds

As The Post notes, abortions are barred under federal law, which is why Title X funding does not pay for abortions. The failed House bill, which Trump supported, would have block...

Milan's Cristián Zapata pounces late for dramatic derby draw with Inter

They demolished Cagliari 5-1 and unexpectedly smashed Atalanta 7-1, but in the last two rounds Nerazzurri recorded two consecutive losses - Sampdoria 1-2 and Crotone 1-2....

NEW INFORMATION: Gorsuch confirmed; Senate approves Trump nominee, 54-45

McConnell said Gorsuch, who also worked in the Justice Department under Republican former President George W. Bush and is the son of the first woman to head the Environmental Prote...

Oxford-Cambridge boat race to go on after WWII bomb removed

Cambridge has won the 72women's boat race, setting a new time record, while Oxford fought to maintain a narrow lead in the 163men's. By halfway down the 6.8km course between Putn...

Trump reverses himself on NATO, China, Russia and more

I would like to think that they didn't know, but certainly they could have. "But it's not what you would think". Economist Dean Baker of the left-leaning Center for Economic and ...

Arkansas' multiple execution plan appearing to unravel

Governor Asa Hutchinson set the execution dates in February after Ms Rutledge determined that the eight men had exhausted their legal challenges. Arkansas' already compromised pl...

Syria's Assad: Idlib chemical attack 'fabrication'

How can you verify a video? President Assad's flat denial that his country has used chemical weapons and that last week's incident was a fabrication concocted by al-Qaeda and Was...

Counter-Islamic State Forces Make Gains In Raqqa, Mosul

Gen. Abdul-Amir Yarallah, from the Joint Operations Command (JOC), said in a statement. IS still controls the large towns of Hawijah and Tal Afar as well as remote areas along th...

Chief Keef arrested in Miami, and his mugshot is the best ever

Upon seeing the cops, the suspect reportedly attempted to run back into Chief Keef's green McLaren, which the rapper has been flaunting on social media recently. Chief Keef repo...

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CA affirms guilty verdict vs Pemberton

CA affirms guilty verdict vs Pemberton

The Court of Appeals has affirmed a regional trial court's ruling finding US Marine Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton guilty of homicide over the killing of transgender woman J...

Tragedy on Canadian Mountain: 'I Think Your Friends Have Fallen'

Tragedy on Canadian Mountain: 'I Think Your Friends Have Fallen'

Sascha Banks. "Our thoughts are with the families and friends of the hikers and the search and rescue teams in Lions Bay who are still working tirelessly to find the fifth individu...

The Crown season 3: Claire Foy talks departure after season 2

The Crown season 3: Claire Foy talks departure after season 2

The nominations were announced by actors Andrew Buchan and Michaela Coel at Bafta's headquarters on Tuesday morning. "I am thrilled to be hosting the Virgin TV British Academy Te...

Spring sunshine could give way to wintry washout for Easter weekend

RAC spokesperson said: "We're expecting Easter traffic to peak on Sunday when many families will be heading home after a short seasonal break". Colder air aloft will keep a blank...

Executions in China said to outpace world despite decline

Executions in China said to outpace world despite decline

However, no executions were recorded in the country . While the government has agreed to review drug laws in the country , it should also explore its options in entirely abolis...