US again warns against travel to NKorea after new detentions

An interview Gardner gave on MSNBC angered the regime - he called North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a "whack job" and a "crazed maniac". Japan Times reported diplomatic sources have suggested that in a far less harebrained plan, a senior North Ko... More..

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Trump Reverses Obama Monument Protections, But Could Black Sites Be Affected?
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Trump Reverses Obama Monument Protections, But Could Black Sites Be Affected?

In case you haven't been following along, Trump has recently signed an executive order which directs the Secretary of Interior to review all of the national monument designations over the last two decades. ...More..

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Marine Le Pen's Niece Quits Politics Due to Personal Reasons

In 2002, Ms. Le Pen's opponents refused to appear on stage with him - for fear of legitimising him as a politician. According to early estimates, she received the backing of more women than men and was supp...More..

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Philippines President Duterte says he may turn down Trump's White House invitation

When advance word came out that President Barack Obama planned to criticize Duterte in a one-on-one meeting, he called the president a "son of a bitch", and the encounter was canceled. To be fair, President D...More..

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Putin aide says Moscow unconcerned about Comey

As NPR's Domenico Montanaro reports , the firing of Comey with more than six years left on his term in office has prompted a flurry of questions about the president's motives - and about what's next. And US-...More..

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BC Election 2017: Possible recounts in a handful of BC ridings

Longtime MLA Mike de Jong has taken the Abbotsford West riding, with more than 7,000 votes to NDP candidate Preet Rai's 3,800 votes (as of 10 p.m.). "You know, I think with nine votes in the mix, I think thos...More..

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Trump To Announce Nominees To Fill Openings On Lower Federal Courts

President Donald Trump on Monday will name 10 conservative judges to fill federal court vacancies. "We'll be scrutinizing the records of these nominees very carefully". Thanks to the Reid Rule, expanded by McCo...More..

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China tests new guided missile in Bohai Sea

In a brief statement, the Chinese defence ministry did not specify when the missile was tested. Tensions on the Korean peninsula have increased recently, with Pyongyang threatening more nuclear and missile te...More..

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North Korea Accuses US of Plotting Kim Assassination

He said North Korea's aim could be to divert attention from the use of VX nerve gas to assassinate the estranged half-brother of Kim Jong Un at Malaysia's Kuala Lumpur International Airport in February, or ...More..

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White House meeting on Paris climate accord postponed

It's the second time a meeting to discuss the landmark climate agreement has been shelved. "The president has been meeting with his team for quite a while on this matter", Spicer told reporters at the...More..

Australian prime minister says Trump treated him like family
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Australian prime minister says Trump treated him like family

Senator Bernie Sanders, a former Democratic presidential candidate and champion of single-payer systems, tweeted: "Thank you Mr Trump for admitting that universal healthcare is the better way to go". Donald T...More..

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Ex-Gaza chief Haniya elected leader of Hamas

With the new manifesto, Hamas rebrands itself as an Islamic national liberation movement, rather than as a branch of the pan-Arab Muslim Brotherhood, which has been outlawed by Egypt . Netanyahu claimed that t...More..

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Theresa May's party secures big gains in local elections

No party previously had overall control of Warwickshire County Council, but the Conservatives now have an overall majority of seats. In Scotland, Conservative leader Ruth Davidson said only her party could le...More..

At least 22 die in building collapse in India
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

At least 22 die in building collapse in India

In the aftermath of the incident, District Magistrate N.K. Gupta said, "We are investigating the matter, looking into what caused the accident". People had taken shelter under a shed attached to a wall which co...More..

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Post Comey's dismissal, Trump seeks to mend ties with Russian Federation

During that telephone chat, they talked about sanctions that President Barack Obama had imposed on Russian Federation as punishment for the Kremlin's meddling in our presidential election. After Monday's hearin...More..

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Senate intel panel subpoenas Flynn documents

Earlier, following Monday's Senate judiciary subcommittee hearing on Russian interference in the United States election, Trump tweeted , "The Russia-Trump collusion story is a total hoax, when will this taxpay...More..

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UNESCO votes to condemn Israeli occupation of Jerusalem

The United Nation's cultural agency passed on Tuesday a resolution denouncing Israeli excavations in Jerusalem as a violation of global law. Mr Trump pledged to move the embassy during the election camp...More..

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United Nations welcomes release of Nigerian girls by Boko Haram

The Chairman, Chibok Community in Abuja, Hosea Tsambido, told reporters in Abuja, on Tuesday, that the attitude of the Federal Government was not only suspicious but was at variance with how the government hand...More..

Trump asks Russian Federation to rein in Syria's Assad, Iran
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Trump asks Russian Federation to rein in Syria's Assad, Iran

Lavrov is speaking in Washington after meeting with President Donald Trump. And in a surprise, Trump greeted the media with former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger. "You're kidding! You're kidding". She says ...More..

by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Backed Syrian Militias Say Capture Tabqa From Islamic State

Turkey has slammed the decision by its North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally, the United States, to supply weapons to Kurdish fighters battling ISIL in Syria. FILE - This undated image posted online Monday, M...More..

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Ivanka Trump Praises Melania Trump, Says First Lady Has 'Heart Of Gold'

The focus of intense public interest, the first daughter and unpaid White House adviser has somewhat sought to limit her profile . The Times said Ivanka and Lopez were present at the same movie premiere,...More..

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USA does not see Moon win in South Korea significantly changing ties

There is a strict Chinese boycott of South Korea that has been in effect since the THAAD defenses were installed. The test was carried amid China's vociferous protests over United States deployment of THAAD...More..

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Pope's timely Egypt visit comforts grief-stricken Christians

The Pope's trip, which has drawn high security, comes three weeks after bombings at two Coptic churches killed 45 people. Foremost among those complaints is the perceived failure to protect Christians from Mu...More..

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Hamas chooses Ismail Haniya as new leader

Haniyeh was named Palestinian prime minister in 2006, after Hamas defeated the Fatah movement in parliament elections. Since the updated version was released last Monday, experts have argued any altered l...More..

by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Deal to establish Syrian "de-escalation zones" comes into effect

Rebels have expressed concerns that the deal is a prelude to a partitioning of Syria into spheres of influence. The plan is the latest global attempt to reduce violence in war-ravaged Syria. He said states th...More..