Army kills 50 Afghan forces in border fight

Web Desk - Officials say government has dispatched truckloads of relief supplies to villages along the southwest border with Afghanistan where 11 people were killed in fighting between the two countries that prompted Pakistan to close a border cros... More..

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Governors uneasy over Medicaid changes in GOP health care bill

Asa Hutchinson praised the House vote but said questions remain about covering his state's residents, saying the bill needs to be "rectified" when it gets to the Senate. But with the replacement of Obamacare,...More..

European Union welcome return of 82 chibok girls
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

European Union welcome return of 82 chibok girls

The mass kidnapping made headlines as the girls' desperate families begged for the safe return of their children. "While we welcome the release of the girls, we do not think that exchanging innocent girls f...More..

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Loretta Lynn hospitalised after stroke

According to a post on her Facebook page, Lynn is now under medical care and is responsive. The "Coal Miner's Daughter" was admitted to a Nashville hospital, after the incident occurred at her Hurricane Mills,...More..

Tierney named Scotland's best young footballer again
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Tierney named Scotland's best young footballer again

Celtic winger Scott Sinclair has been crowned PFA Scotland's Premiership player of the year, while his boss Brendan Rodgers took home top honours in the manager of the year balloting. "He [Brendan Rodgers] has ...More..

Chibok girls in health checkups before Buhari meeting
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Chibok girls in health checkups before Buhari meeting

Doctors would determine how long Buhari would remain in the British capital. The Nigerian government said in April it was collaborating with "foreign entities" to negotiate for the release of the remaining gi...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Tillerson reaffirms US' continued ties with South-East Asia

All ASEAN members have diplomatic relations with North Korea . His remark highlighted growing concern in Asia that Trump has ditched former President Barack Obama's economic "pivot" to the region by abando...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

"Just One of Those Weekends", Says Hamilton After a Disappointing Performance

Hamilton said his Mercedes team will try and figure out what went wrong this week, and he will need a quick fix with the next round in Spain taking place a week on Sunday. It is not that simple this year. Aft...More..

Milwaukee jury recommends charges in inmate's death
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Milwaukee jury recommends charges in inmate's death

Chisholm says he thinks the jury saw a "clear lack of oversight" over inmate care. The jurors recommended charges against two jail supervisors, Nancy Evans and Kashka Meadors, and five officers: James Ramse...More..

Respected Pundit Points Out Liverpool's Biggest Weakness Following Southampton Stalemate
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Respected Pundit Points Out Liverpool's Biggest Weakness Following Southampton Stalemate

Liverpool's home form though, failing to beat Bournemouth, Crystal Palace and Southampton in consecutive games at Anfield, is a major concern for supporters. "It is not nice to drop points at home but now we...More..

Wasting and a dry pitch - Klopp reluctantly offers excuses for Liverpool draw
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Wasting and a dry pitch - Klopp reluctantly offers excuses for Liverpool draw

Klopp also said the dryness of the Anfield pitch - which is being relaid this summer - had been a problem. "I know nobody wants to hear it but I am fearless enough to say it". We have one point more and we ...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Woman march in Venezuelan capital against socialist govt

US President Donald Trump's national security adviser Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster has met with Venezuela's opposition leader and Parliament Speaker Julio Borges, who seek to oust the oil-rich country's P...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

North Korea Says It's Detained Another American Citizen

The regime claimed Kim Dong-chul, a 62-year-old Korean-American missionary, was a spy. South Korea, the US and others often accuse North Korea of using foreign detainees to wrest diplomatic concessions, which...More..

Where was the gun policy in Trump's NRA speech?
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Where was the gun policy in Trump's NRA speech?

Trump said shortly after the NRA gave its backing to the GOP nominee. He took time to boast of his presidential victory, as well as mock all those who thought he didn't stand a chance. Playing to the politica...More..

Trump to address NRA, raise money for key Congress race
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Trump to address NRA, raise money for key Congress race

Trump, whose candidacy past year was endorsed by the NRA, marks his first 100 days in office on Saturday with no major legislative achievements but with a long litany of actions to loosen federal regulations an...More..

Syrian Refugee Family Names Infant Son After Justin Trudeau
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Syrian Refugee Family Names Infant Son After Justin Trudeau

The Bilan family arrived in the Canadian city of Calgary in February past year, having escaped war in their homeland. "We love this man, we appreciate him", Ms Bilan told the newspaper. Baby Justin Trudeau ha...More..

Bromwich stands down as NZ skipper
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Bromwich stands down as NZ skipper

Proctor will face the Gold Coast board later in the week for punishment but has already stepped down as the Titans co-captain and from playing duties. "We will work to try and remedy and build our trust back wi...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Emmanuel Macron wins French presidential election

The election-day polls suggested that a significant number of voters were casting blank or spoiled ballots. Macron, who wants to deregulate the economy and deepen European Union integration, has a 23- to 26-p...More..

Vote in northern Germany a test for Merkel's challenger
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Vote in northern Germany a test for Merkel's challenger

Beyond its significance as the last-but-one regional election before September, there are plenty of local peculiarities in today's vote. The Social Democrats would in theory have enough seats in a coalition w...More..

Will President Trump Attack North Korea? 'I Don't Know
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Will President Trump Attack North Korea? 'I Don't Know

And he was able to do it. Separately, Trump's national security adviser, Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, said North Korea's most recent missile test represents "open defiance of the global community". Tokyo Metr...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Rights of EU citizens in United Kingdom are top priority — EU Brexit boss

The Prime Minister accused Brussels bosses of hardening their stance on Brexit just days after her dramatic Downing Street warning to them to end threats created to influence the outcome of the June 8 General E...More..

Odorizzi, 2 homers help Rays beat Blue Jays 6-1
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Odorizzi, 2 homers help Rays beat Blue Jays 6-1

Everybody was telling me, you don't really have to do anything different. "That's what he is, he's a pitcher". TB starter Chris Archer gave up three runs on three hits and a base on balls while recording eleven...More..

His support for black colleges remains 'unwavering'
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

His support for black colleges remains 'unwavering'

According to BuzzFeed News , Trump put out a statement on Friday (May 5) that pledged to treat "provisions that allocate benefits on the basis of race, ethnicity, and gender" in a way that is "consistent wit...More..

Ex-Gaza chief Ismail Haniya elected leader of Hamas
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Ex-Gaza chief Ismail Haniya elected leader of Hamas

Hamas captured the coastal strip by violently overthrowing forces loyal to the Fatah movement, led by Western-backed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. Though it has softened some of its rhetoric, Hamas' new ...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Pyongyang alleges Central Intelligence Agency plot to kill Kim

Kim during a public event using a delayed-action biochemical poison. North Korea claimed Friday that the United States and South Korea botched an assassination plot to kill dictator Kim Jong Un . "Officers...More..