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US by-election in Pennsylvania too close to call

The results of a Tuesday special election in a usually deep-red congressional district are just the latest sign that Republicans' toxic embrace of President Do...


Trump Banning Americans From Buying Venezuelan Cryptocurrency

President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order barring any US-based financial transactions involving Venezuela's new petro cryptocurrency, a...


U.S. retailers warn Trump over negative impact of China tariffs

Expectations of the anti-China tariffs have alarmed dozens of United States business groups, who warned on Sunday they would raise prices for consumers, kill jo...


Campus Opens After Deadly Bridge Collapse

Six crosses are placed at a makeshift memorial on the Florida International University campus in Miami, March 17, 2018, near the scene of a pedestrian bridge...


Putin wins fourth term with record vote

Putin, who has ruled Russian Federation for nearly two decades, recorded his best-ever election performance with 76.66 percent of the vote but appeared to rej...


More snow likely as calendar turns to spring

Boston may get as much as 8 inches of snow by the Wednesday afternoon commute, with another 4 coming after sunset, said Bill Simpson, weather service meteoro...


Yakuza Kiwami 2 heads to the West on August 28

Yakuza Kiwami 2 will be out on August 28. Dragons Belong on the Dragon Engine - Yakuza Kiwami 2 is a re-creation of the original Yakuza 2 , completely...


Southeast Asian leaders seek agreement on South China Sea code

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull speaks at the start of the Leaders' Plenary session during the one-off summit of 10-member Association of Southeast A...


McIlroy storms to victory at Arnold Palmer Invitational; Woods ties for fifth

Two back of overnight leader Henrik Stenson when the day began, McIlroy overhauled the Swede with a brilliant error-free final round eight-under 64. "All thes...


White House lawyer says Trump not considering firing Mueller

Department of Justice regulations do not consider partisan affiliation when assigning employees but do stipulate that DoJ personnel in sensitive posts are not ...


Myanmar leader welcomed to Australian Parliament House

The Sydney-based Lowy Institute was scheduled to host Suu Kyi on Tuesday 20 March to deliver a speech and take questions from the audience, following a Special ...


Students who took part in walkout get detention

That's something speaker Barbara Monsegur, assistant superintendent of Catholic schools for the Tucson Diocese, encouraged in her speech. Students at Ferris...


United Kingdom teacher wins $1m global prize in Dubai

To connect with her students who come from a diverse range of backgrounds in a borough where 130 languages are spoken, Zafirakou reportedly learned phrases in...


Taliban claims deadly auto bomb attack in Kabul

One attack in Kabul alone killed more than 100 people in May 2017 near the German embassy. Gen. Nicholson's remarks about protecting Kabul also come soon ...


Britain's top diplomat says Russia's Vladimir Putin ordered ex-spy's poisoning

The sanctions affect 13 Russian nationals and three entities aligned with the Internet Research Agency (IRA), a group that in essence serves as Russia's propa...


Canada has its best Paralympic Winter Games ever

The most medals they previously had was 19 medals at the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games in Vancouver. "You make a dream or goal, and you can achieve it, whether...


No one country can fight terrorism alone - Najib

Side events include a business summit and a counter-terrorism conference. "God willing, the President will arrive this evening with his delegation and there w...


Korea, US vow close coordination on N. Korea

While reiterating his intention to meet with the North Korean leader by the end of May, Trump agreed that not words but concrete actions will be the key to achi...


Special Counsel's Russia Probe Inching Closer To President Trump

The reports from the New York Times , the Associated Press , and other media on March 15, citing sources knowledgeable about the matter, were the first to say...


New York Congresswoman Louise Slaughter dies at 88

Slaughter was the first woman to chair the powerful House Committee on Rules and served as the Ranking Democrat in the 115th Congress, often exchanging friendly...


Zinke's 'konnichiwa' remark criticized as 'juvenile' and 'outrageous'

One of her grandfathers, a USA citizen kept in Oahu's "Hell's Valley" camp, couldn't even talk about his experience there until he was much older. Hawaii Sen....


United Nations Ranks Ten Happiest Countries on Earth

The unhappiest countries from past year once again found themselves in dismal positions. The country's migrant population in 2017 made up 31.9 percent of the ...


Parties announce candidates: RS polls on Mar.23

However, the candidature of Independent candidate Anil Agarwal on the last day of nominations has made the contest for the tenth seat interestingly poised c...


Former South African President Jacob Zuma faces corruption trial, says chief prosecutor

The charges stem from a 2.5 billion dollar government arms purchase in the 1999, when Zuma was deputy president. The case was controversially dropped by the N...


Philippines drugs war: Duterte to withdraw from ICC

Is Duterte afraid of the ICC? "The day of reckoning is near", he added. ICC chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda said the court would be looking at reports of ext...


Fate uncertain for Toys R Us stores in Central Pa.

In a U.S. Bankruptcy Court filing early this morning, Toys "R" Us is requesting approval to begin the liquidation of inventory in all 735 of its remaining s...


Summit on UNRWA funding gets $100m in aid pledges

Stepping up were Qatar, Canada, Switzerland, Turkey, New Zealand, Norway, South Korea, Mexico, Slovakia, India and France, U.N. officials said. Sameh Shoukry,...


Police arrest man wanted in connection with killing of KY officer

Sadly, the Pike County Coroner's Office pronounced Officer Hamilton dead at the scene. Currently, the Pikeville officials are on the lookout for a person who ...


Olivia Munn blasts United after puppy death

Something was not quite right with Prince Maddox. A witness said a flight attendant had ordered the pet owner to put the dog in the compartment before the plane...


Will Russia 'go away and shut up' as London suggests?

The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory - its official name - employs 3,000 scientists across a sprawling rural site, and has an annual budget of £500 mil...


Beast 2.0: More snow forecast as temperatures to plummet in Yorkshire

Up to 5cm of snow is expected in the south-east - and temperatures are expected to drop by 10C. "Friday is a change day as a stalled front over the North East...


₹12477 cr released to AP, says Centre

Both Question Hour and Zero Hour were washed out as scores of members from the TDP, Congress, AIADMK, TRS and Trinamool Congress trooped into the Well, forcing ...


Oklahoma to resume executions using nitrogen gas

Hunter said the state plans to abandon its current lethal injection procedure, which relies on a three-drug cocktail - Midazolam, vecuronium bromide and potassi...


Palestinian PM Returns to Ramallah after Attack in Gaza

In the past two months, the Egyptians have been working hard to prevent the downfall of the "reconciliation" agreement they helped secure late previous year. Ra...


Kenya restores security detail for opposition lawmakers amid political truce

Hon. Mwiria joins a large number of leaders across the country who have been drumming support and giving a nod to the game changer truce between Mr. Uhuru and M...


Saudi Arabia to Establish Anti-corruption Units

The sources, wishing to remain unnamed, said their Saudi counterparts had warned them about the delay, adding that the global listing could happen even later. M...


International Solar Alliance secure financial partnerships

The ISA's major objectives include global deployment of over 1,000 GW of solar generation capacity and mobilisation of investment of over United States dollars ...


Dem senator: I hope DeVos 'gets a handle' on school safety commission

The interview came as the White House announced that DeVos would lead a commission to examine ways of protecting schools and students from gun violence in...


Raiders cut Sean Smith; CB to be sentenced to prison for assault

Following a domestic violence incident in Nob Hill last week, Oakland Raiders linebacker Aldon Smith pled not guilty in court on Monday. Turning 31 in Jul...


Austin bombing that killed teenager may be linked to previous attack

A 17-year-old boy was killed and a woman was injured Monday morning when a package in their home exploded. The package was brought inside and as it was opened...


President Trump honors Houston Astros for World Series win

He is now striking a very different tone as he backpedals from his earlier demands for sweeping reforms. But you can buy the kind of weapon used in the school s...


Afghan soldiers killed in western province

Bakhtawar said around 300 Taliban took part in the offensive, which started around midnight, and that around 15 members of the Afghan security forces were missi...


House intelligence Republicans shut down Russian Federation probe

RYAN LUCAS, BYLINE: Hi there. So it seems he is backing up the conclusion the House Intel Committee intends to reach. That leaves the Senate Intelligence Comm...


Russia test-fires Putin's 'ideal' hypersonic Kinzhal (Dagger) missile

This content is restricted to site members. The Russian Defense Ministry shared a video of the launch on Twitter, showing the jet carrying a large missile. ...


Trump's speech proves why he is GOP's worst enemy

TRUMP: Then I get up in the morning. "We're saving the steel, and a lot of steel mills are opening up", the president said minutes into his speech. "I think...


Big showdown as farmer's march to gherao the Vidhan Bhavan

The similar demands of loan waiver and almost 50 percent profit over the input cost have been made by farmers across the country, putting the BJP-led central go...


In UP bypolls, turnout plunges by 10%, Yogi confident of win

The by-poll in Araria is being viewed as a test for the ruling JD (U)-BJP combine as well as the opposition RJD-Congress alliance, ahead of the big battle in ...


Marine Le Pen to reveal new name for National Front

In Milan after meeting members of Italy's nationalist Five Star Movement, he told the New York Times that "All I'm trying to be is the infrastructure, globall...


Erdogan says Syria's Afrin town under siege, entry imminent

Since the launch of Operation Olive Branch on January 20, the Turkish military and the Free Syrian Army have liberated 157 locations, including five town ce...


Ireland pile pressure on England with bonus-point win

Two first-half tries from Jacob Stockdale put Joe Schmidt's side in control at the Aviva Stadium, and Conor Murray and Sean Cronin would both touch down...