Police investigate killing of Ohio police chief, 2 others

Utica is about 26 miles (41 kilometers) north of Kirkersville . Brian Milam, of Kirksersville for the last decade, lives next door to the nursing home. Governor John Kasich has taken to Twitter to pay his condolences, also ordering that flags at ... More..

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Trump says he could have new Federal Bureau of Investigation chief by end of week
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Trump says he could have new Federal Bureau of Investigation chief by end of week

Trump told NBC News' Lester Holt in an interview this week that he "actually asked" Comey if he was under investigation. "And that's why I believe he has let Jim Comey go". With impeachment foremost in man...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

India skips China's Silk Road summit, warns of 'unsustainable' debt

BEIJING (AP) - Chinese President Xi Jinping called Sunday for closer cooperation among countries across Asia and Europe in areas from anti-terrorism to finance, as officials from dozens of governments met to p...More..

France swears in new leader: Emmanuel Macron
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

France swears in new leader: Emmanuel Macron

The two men shook hands and went up to the president's office where they met for a private talk before the ceremony when, among other things, France's nuclear codes were passed on. Macron believes that without ...More..

Venezuela protests death total hits 38 as man, 20, shot in head
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Venezuela protests death total hits 38 as man, 20, shot in head

Relatives and lawyers of jailed Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez announced Friday May 5, 2017 they want the Red Cross to verify his health and are seeking to bring the government of president Nicolas...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Middle-order blitz propels New Zealand to 289

Peter Chase could not continue his good early season form, going for 74 runs and taking his only wicket in the last over. Image: Ireland's Gary Wilson catches a wicket. Broom however ensured a big finish fo...More..

Rouhani urges high turnout in Iran's presidential election
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Rouhani urges high turnout in Iran's presidential election

As a judge of the clerical court, you can even issue an arrest order. "You wanted to beat up students", Rouhani said . But since the nuclear deal came into force in January 2016, lifting some sanctions in ...More..

Ruling Fatah party has weak showing in Palestinian election
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Ruling Fatah party has weak showing in Palestinian election

Voting took place yesterday only in the occupied West Bank, controlled by Fatah, and not in the Gaza Strip, which is run by the Islamist movement Hamas. Hamas spokesman Fawzi Barhoum said it was Fatah who exclu...More..

Trump hails 'very productive' first 100 days, but slams media
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Trump hails 'very productive' first 100 days, but slams media

I'm far less proud of the people standing in front of me: "the media", Mr. Trump said Friday. Republicans have rallied behind Trump's appointment of the conservative judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. C...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Bomb kills 25 as it hits convoy of Pakistan senate deputy

Mastung police official Ghazanfar Ali Shah said the convoy appeared to have been hit by a suicide bomber and at least 17 people were killed, including Haideri's driver. Check back soon for further information. ...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Kurdish-led forces advance on Daesh-held Raqqa

The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) earlier this week captured the city of Tabqa and an adjacent dam, a major prize in the offensive for Raqa, the Syrian heart of IS's self-proclaimed "caliphate". North Atlant...More..

Nepalese vote in 1st local elections in 20 years
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Nepalese vote in 1st local elections in 20 years

Voters tu ed out in significant numbers as the first phase of the Nepal's local polls started. The local body polls were last held in 1997. "But we'll only vote for those who give us a permanent house", Bikra...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Australia receptive to China's Silk Road, but national interest first

The plan, which aims to expand trade links between Asia, Africa, Europe and beyond, was first unveiled in 2013. "We should jointly create an environment that will facilitate opening up and development, establ...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Afghanistan IS head Hasib killed

Abdul Hasib was appointed as the leader of IS in Afghanistan previous year after his predecessor was killed in a U.S. drone strike. Meanwhile, US military officials also confirmed that US and Afghan tro...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Pope nixes Medjugorje visions but says shrine has benefits

Pope Francis' trips overseas often have geopolitical or ecumenical undertones. Alison Roberts reported for NPR's Newscast that Francis is the fourth pope to visit the shrine at Fátima, but the centenary and t...More..

Inauguration day: Macron to become France's new president
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Inauguration day: Macron to become France's new president

While France's place was in the European Union "which protects us and enables us to project our values in the world", the 28-member bloc needed to be "reformed and relaunched", the president said. After Emmanue...More..

Twitter CEO Encourages Donald Trump To Keep Tweeting
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Twitter CEO Encourages Donald Trump To Keep Tweeting

He is a favor of Trump using Twitter to talk to the public - and that's good for his company, too. Dorsey said that it wouldn't be "good for anyone" to ban Trump from Twitter. "So we're definitely entering a ...More..

Netanyahu against Abbas:
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Netanyahu against Abbas: "He didn't speak the truth"

Some peace proponents on both sides have concluded that only massive global, regional or American pressure or enticements might break the impasse. In his own speech, Abbas focused on specific demands that the...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Macron backs Paris' 2024 Olympic bid

The team aims to study each and every detail of LA's bid before they move on to Paris to do the same, next week. The IOC has four vice presidents looking into the prospect of awarding the 2024 and 2028 Ga...More..

Sally Yates Testimony Blows Trump Russia Scandal Wide Open
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Sally Yates Testimony Blows Trump Russia Scandal Wide Open

In December, before Trump assumed office, Flynn talked to Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak about potentially lifting US sanctions President Barack Obama had just levied on Russia. This double corroboration tha...More..

France's Macron pledges to overcome division in society
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

France's Macron pledges to overcome division in society

His Republic on the Move movement has announced an initial list of 428 candidates for the 577 seats up for grabs in France's lower house of parliament in a vote in June. After a warm welcome from Hollande at th...More..

(News Focus) New test sparks concern over North's developing missile capability
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

(News Focus) New test sparks concern over North's developing missile capability

The missile test, however, was the first since South Korea's new President Moon Jae-In came to power with the promise of reducing tensions with the North. The latest test was the North's first launch since a US...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

James Clapper says Donald Trump has USA institutions "under assault"

When asked to clarify if the internal assault came from the president directly, the former spy chief added: "Exactly". The checks and balances inherent in the three branches of government have nothing to do wit...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Venezuela hopes no country hinders China's 'fantastic' Silk Road initiative

So far, the initiative has won support from more than 100 countries and worldwide organizations, of which over 40 have signed cooperation agreements with China. - Provide assistance worth US$8.7 billion to deve...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Trump to back Palestinian "self-determination" on Mideast trip -aide

Despite the fact that Al-Kasji was shot while trying to stab his victims, Jordanian authorities responded angrily toward Israel, issuing a statement holding the Jewish state "responsible" for the death of its c...More..