Tillerson gets earful on climate change from Arctic governments

High-level officials from the world's eight Arctic nations, including Tillerson, are meeting in Alaska amid concerns about the future of the sensitive region after President Trump called for more oil drilling and development. "We are appreciative tha... More..

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Pope Francis Tries To Heal Wounds During His Speech In Egypt

Despite the security concerns, Francis zoomed around the Cairo sports stadium in an open-topped golf cart before the start of Mass, evidence of his desire to be close to his flock at all costs. "We need to clea...More..

Army zeroes in on J&K officer's killers
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Army zeroes in on J&K officer's killers

Posters with the photographs of the three men can be seen across southern Kashmir, the hotbed of insurgency where the young unarmed lieutenant's body was found early on Wednesday, a few hours after he was abduc...More..

RSS man killed by 'CPI(M) workers' in Kerala, BJP seeks AFSPA
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RSS man killed by 'CPI(M) workers' in Kerala, BJP seeks AFSPA

The deceased has been identified as Biju, a Kakkampara Mandal Karyavahak of RSS. A painter by profession, Biju was an accused in the murder of CPM leader C V Dhanaraj last July. He died on the way to a hospit...More..

Christy Clark remains BC premier until all votes counted
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Christy Clark remains BC premier until all votes counted

The BC NDP under John Horgan took 41 seats and the Greens led by Andrew Weaver picked up three seats - more than ever before. That's just short of four seats that would give the Greens official party status ...More..

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Trump 'not happy' with Dems' victory lap on budget bill

Democrats were happy that funding for Trump's Mexico border wall was not included.Trump tweeted on Tuesday that maybe a government shutdown would not be so bad and that Republicans should consider changing Se...More..

Grand jury subpoenas issued in FBI's Russian Federation investigation
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Grand jury subpoenas issued in FBI's Russian Federation investigation

Other congressional committees and the Pentagon's inspector general are also separately examining whether Flynn was fully forthcoming about his foreign contacts and earnings from organizations linked to the gov...More..

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Hospitals Throughout UK Hit By Ransomware — NHS England Cyberattack

Images that were posted online of the NHS pop-up look almost identical to pop-up ransomware windows that hit Spain's Telefonica , a powerful attack that forced the large telecom to order employees to disconnec...More..

Cyber attack disrupting British NHS was global: May
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Cyber attack disrupting British NHS was global: May

Several companies in Spain were hit by ransomware attacks, with telecoms firm Telefonica one of those reporting problems. The attacks, he said, feature hackers who infiltrate the computer network of an indi...More..

Tories take traditional Labour strongholds as Ukip collapses in local vote
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Tories take traditional Labour strongholds as Ukip collapses in local vote

After a series of stonking victories for the Conservative Party in the local elections, Theresa May has said she "will not take anything for granted" as her rival admitted: "we've got four weeks to get our mess...More..

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As Tensions Simmer, CIA Says It Will Spy Even Harder on Pyongyang

South Korea's first liberal leader in a decade, Mr Moon also said he would "sincerely negotiate" with the us, Seoul's top ally, and China, South Korea's top trading partner, over the contentious deployment ...More..

Xi, Moon agree denuclearising North Korea 'common goal': Seoul
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Xi, Moon agree denuclearising North Korea 'common goal': Seoul

Moon Jae-in, a liberal former human rights lawyer, was sworn in on Wednesday and said in his first speech as president he would immediately address security tensions that have raised fears of war on the Korean ...More..

FBI won't confirm Trump-Comey talks
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FBI won't confirm Trump-Comey talks

In his dismissal letter to Mr Comey, the president said he had "accepted the recommendation" of Mr Rosenstein and Mr Sessions. McCabe, a career FBI agent who ran the Washington field office and oversaw nati...More..

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Scottish Conservatives launch Angus general election campaign

The campaign is barely a week old and if the SNP message is already looking shop-soiled that's because it is. But while admitting the Conservatives had done well in Scotland, Sturgeon insisted that May's part...More..

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Syrian Kurds clear mines after taking town, dam from IS

Tabqa sits on the Euphrates River as well as a strategic supply route about 55 kilometres (35 miles) west of Raqa, the Syrian heart of IS s so-called caliphate. The Kurdish elements will receive small arms, amm...More..

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France's new president proving a keeper of secrets

Like the officer who once led the crack police squad to the computer whizz and the farmer, the novice candidates hope to repopulate the political map of France with new faces and new ideas. Polls so far suggest...More..

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Former Florida lawmaker found guilty of fraud

A judge has found former Rep. Corrine Brown guilty of fraudulently taking hundreds of thousands of dollars from a bogus charity following an indictment on federal corruption charges. Simmons pleaded guilty af...More..

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Trump to Host Lavrov at White House on Wednesday

It would also signal that the two countries have improved ties that Trump recently described as being at an "all-time low". The White House has not yet announced the agenda of the meeting between Trump and La...More..

Police Arrest Suspected Serial Shooter in Phoenix Who Killed Nine
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Police Arrest Suspected Serial Shooter in Phoenix Who Killed Nine

City, county and federal law enforcement officials put tens of thousands of hours into investigating the case and received approximately 3,300 tips, some of which led to Saucedo, said Sgt. It was a crime spree ...More..

Michael Flynn targeted by grand jury subpoenas, sources confirm
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Michael Flynn targeted by grand jury subpoenas, sources confirm

Flynn was forced to resign as Trump's national security advisor in February after failing to disclose the nature of phone discussions with Russia's ambassador in Washington , Sergey Kislyak. In March, Flynn of...More..

President Donald Trump Fires Back At Stephen Colbert
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

President Donald Trump Fires Back At Stephen Colbert

After months of mocking President Donald Trump to ratings success, Stephen Colbert finally got his attention. And it was only a matter of time before Trump - ever the TV watcher - took notice. "You were...More..

Classics keep top spots as most popular United States baby names
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Classics keep top spots as most popular United States baby names

For boys, the most common name, Noah, has steadily gained in popularity since 2007, while the second-most popular name, Liam, has had a much sharper rise from just the 89th most popular name in that year. She w...More..

Senate panel seeks Flynn documents in Russia probe
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Senate panel seeks Flynn documents in Russia probe

Bloomberg News: Washington Loves General McMaster, But Trump Doesn't - "For the Washington establishment, President Donald Trump's decision to make General H.R. Former Director of National Intelligence James ...More..

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Arctic Council Meeting Could Heat Up Over Climate Change

The United States' chairmanship of the Arctic Council came to an end Thursday when U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson handed the gavel to Finland's Minister of Foreign Affairs Timo Soini in a ceremony at the...More..

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Trump to Launch Panel to Investigate Voter Fraud

The commission will include Republicans and Democrats and be composed of current and former state election officials and other experts , the White House official said . In a statement before Trump signed his...More..