Angela Merkel's party wins vote in heartland of rivals in Germany

German chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and North Rhine-Westphalia top candidate of her Christian Democrats, Armin Laschet, wave to supporters at the last stage of the state election campaign in Aachen, Germany, Saturday. Written off past year for he... More..

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Jeremy Corbyn gatecrashes Theresa May's Facebook live
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn gatecrashes Theresa May's Facebook live

One of Britain's fiercest political interviewers will question the Tory and Labour leaders in "May v Corbyn Live: The Battle for Number 10" at 8.30 p.m. It's weak leadership to hide from your record. ITV wi...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Abe, Moon discuss North Korea, 'comfort women' issue

South Korea's new leader says he is willing to visit the North amid heightened tensions over Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions. Mr. Moon's conservative predecessors generally shared America's approach to North Ko...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Election 2017: Theresa May promises to advance workers' rights

Theresa May has announced a sweeping series of promises on workers' rights , claiming the plans represent the "greatest expansion" of employee protections in the Conservative party's history. He said: 'We c...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

U.S. spat erupts ahead of Trump visit to region

McMaster did not rule out that Trump might bring Netanyahu and Abbas together during the visit. Israel angrily demanded an explanation from the White House, casting a cloud over the highly anticipated vis...More..

Ballad beats glitz as Portugal's Sobral wins Eurovision
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Ballad beats glitz as Portugal's Sobral wins Eurovision

Salvador Sobral from Portugal became the victor of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 early on May 14. "If I can bring some sort of change to the pop music in the world in general, because people only listen...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Oil prices rise as Saudi and Russia agree to prolong output curbs

After agreeing to an extension to March, three months longer than anticipated, Russian President Vladimir Putin said the conditions were ripe for further strength in the energy sector. Also, they hoped that add...More..

JKPL celebrates Cinco de Mayo
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

JKPL celebrates Cinco de Mayo

When the Civil War finally ended, the USA forced France to withdraw its troops from Mexico and their empire collapsed. In the United States, Cinco de Mayo has taken on a significance beyond that in Mexico. ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Labour and Tories set to woo working-class voters with new policies

The party would also create a new £500m "winter pressures fund" and help 2.5m people living with cancer. To tackle bed-blocking, Labour will develop a new target for delayed discharge of patients, ensuring 80...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

This Sean Spicer Lawn Ornament Belongs Among Your Bushes

It was initially reported that Sean Spicer was hiding with his staff behind the bushes as the news broke about James Comey being fired. The latest poll on the Comey firing, from Gallup , has approval/disappr...More..

Hill reacts to report that Trump shared intel
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Hill reacts to report that Trump shared intel

He said the meeting with the foreign minister covered a broad range of subjects, including terrorism threats. Top administration officials are denying a report that President Donald Trump revealed highly ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Latest North Korea missile test represents significant advance

China is the linchpin of Trump's strategy for halting North Korea's pursuit of a nuclear-tipped missile that could strike the USA mainland. In a statement issued late on Monday evening, the UN's most powerful...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

China 'may back' new United Nations sanctions over North Korean missile test

The country's leader, Kim Jong Un, supervised the launch of the Hwasong-12 missile that reached an altitude of 2,111.5 kilometers (1,312 miles) and flew 787 kilometers (489 miles), KCNA said. Putin did not spec...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

North Korea Releases Video Of Latest Successful Missile Test

While reaffirming its commitment to the maintenance of peace and stability, Bangladesh urged North Korea to refrain from any activity which can potentially escalate tension in the region and beyond. The test is...More..

Skydive record broken by 101-year-old veteran
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Skydive record broken by 101-year-old veteran

On touch down he said , "I'm absolutely over the moon". He skydived for the very first time a year ago to celebrate his 100th birthday. Determined to also break the world record, he convinced ten members...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Lawmakers urge Trump to avoid picking a partisan for FBI job

Citing current and former U.S. officials, the Post said Trump shared details about an Islamic State terror threat related to the use of laptop computers on aircraft with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavr...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

White House announces Trump visit to Israel on first trip overseas

He's spent most of his time away from the White House at his private estate in Florida. Trump's trip is expected to start May 19 ahead of the G7 Summit in Italy. Trump ran on a ban of Muslims entering the...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

UN Security Council condemns North Korea's missiles tests

The council expressed its "utmost concern" over North Korea's " highly destabilizing behavior and flagrant and provocative defiance of the Security Council". The KCNA report said that, as ever, the test had ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

How lawmakers get their health care

Last year, 66 percent of New Hampshire people who were enrolled in a plan on the Obamacare exchange qualified for a tax credit to reduce their premiums. Medicaid eligibility was expanded under Obamacare and t...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Trump to work as 'mediator' between Israel, Palestine

Trump struck an optimistic note Wednesday, saying he believes an Israeli-Palestinian deal can be reached. Among them, the right of return for Palestinians to lands now held by Israel and the establishment...More..

Iranian opposition figure Karoubi to vote for Rouhani in election
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Iranian opposition figure Karoubi to vote for Rouhani in election

The candidate, Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf, the mayor of Tehran, threw his support behind Ebrahim Raisi, a former top official of the judiciary, who is seen as the main threat to the moderate incumbent, President Ha...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

USA spat erupts ahead of Trump visit to region

The spat reportedly erupted during preparations for Trump's visit to the region next week. One US official said the Western Wall was part of the West Bank, Channel Two reported . The East Jerusalem holy ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Homes of India's ex-finance minister, son searched in probe

Chidambaram vehemently denied allegations and reiterated that there was no infringement while granting FIPB clearance. Sources in the Enforcement Directorate were quoted by CNN-News18 as saying that several doc...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

United Nations condemns North Korea missile test

Aside from space launches, Jeffrey Lewis of the Middlebury Institute of International Studies in the United States told AFP, "This is the longest range missile North Korea has ever tested". North Korea is not...More..

Stormy start to UP session; paper balls hurled at podium
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Stormy start to UP session; paper balls hurled at podium

The government too is arming itself with all the relevant data to hit back at the opposition, which has only 74 MLAs against the BJP and its allies' massive strength of 325 in the 403-member House. "The State G...More..