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MSPs to back call for Scottish independence vote

No details of what was widely expected to be a frosty meeting were immediately available. Theresa May will meet Nicola Sturgeon in Scotland later for the fi...


North Korea conducted another rocket engine test this weekend, USA officials say

It has never tested a long-range ballistic missile or demonstrated that it could attach a nuclear warhead to... The warning appears to be a reaction to media re...


May refuses to give ground on demand for Scottish referendum

An 18 month timetable would fit into Sturgeon's suggested timetable - and potentially give Scotland the ability to hold a second referendum before Britain lea...


North Korea tests new rocket engine

North Korea has conducted another rocket engine test and USA officials believed that it looked similar to intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) technology. ...


May meets Sturgeon after blocking Scotland's second independence referendum

May hopes to paint Sturgeon as an opportunist, determined to seize on any potential justification for holding a new poll, and No 10 is gambling that the Scottis...


China criticizes Japanese minister's visit to Taiwan

Jiro Akama, deputy minister of internal affairs and communications, arrived in Taipei to attend an event promoting Japanese tourism, becoming the highest rankin...


Former US envoy: No good military options against North Korea

North Korea said previous year it had mastered the ability to mount a warhead on a ballistic missile amid fears Pyongyang wants to build rockets capable of reac...


Michel Barnier: No Deal A 'Distinct Possibility' On Brexit

May, who took over as PM from David Cameron after he resigned following the historic Brexit vote last summer, has said that "no deal is better than a bad deal" ...


Rep. Ted Poe: House Freedom Caucus Moved the Goalpost in Healthcare Negotiations

Representative Mark Meadows, chairman of the conservative House Freedom Caucus , said on Sunday there is a possibility that his group could support a tax ref...


GOP Rep Quits Freedom Caucus After AHCA Failure

Needless to say, he was angry at the behavior of the House Freedom Caucus and groups he describes as his allies such as Freedom Works and Heritage Action. In Oc...


A Million Pounds of Chicken Are Being Recalled Because of Metal Contamination

Find a list of recalled products and see their labels at fsis.usda.gov/recalls The breaded chicken - sold under a variety of labels and in various retail st...


Dolphins owner Steve Ross voted against Raiders moving to Las Vegas

The NFL eventually granted the Chargers an opportunity to move to Los Angeles, and Spanos exercised that option in January. "The Chargers recently moved into ...


Raiders' move to Las Vegas likely to get OK on Monday

ESPN's Adam Schefter confirmed the report, noting the Miami Dolphins were the lone "no" vote. "Our goal is to have 32 stable franchises", Goodell said. "I h...


First casualty for House Freedom Caucus after health care meltdown

During the interview, Poe said that while Democrats were in power, the Freedom Caucus was the "opposition caucus", but now that Republicans are in the majority,...


AT&T Workers Strike Across Nevada and California

The CWA also planned to file a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board, the federal agency that enforced labour law. They walked off the job after A...


Driver Detained At White House After Alleged Car Bomb Threat

The man was behind an auxiliary security barrier that stands in front of the fence that encloses the White House grounds. White House press secretary Sean...


Sudan's al-Bashir to attend Jordan summit despite warrant

Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki says there is no plan to modify a 2002 Arab initiative aimed at achieving peace with Israel. This was an apparent...


Trump Team Plans to Block Palestinian Diplomats From Top UN Posts - Ambassador

As it has under past presidents, Washington is still telling Israel to slow settlement construction. Now Trump and the Israeli leader are both speaking vagu...


Ross Talks On Raiders' Move To Las Vegas

Corporate welfare at its finest. We can pay for it, but we don't to. The NFL is shoveling dirt into the Black Hole. We've seen it with the Colts, Browns, Ca...


Federation Internationale de Football Association to pay Coleman's £50000-a-week wages after double leg break

Federation Internationale de Football Association will pay Seamus Coleman's Everton wages for the entirety of the full-back's absence with a broken leg. "Icelan...


No evidence London attacker was linked to Islamic State, police say

Four days prior, lone attacker Khalid Masood rammed a vehicle into pedestrians on the bridge, killing three and leaving dozens injured. Masood was shot dead b...


Trump Has Visited His Golf Courses 13 Times as President

Though his exact mission at the clubhouse was not disclosed of the Trump National Golf Club over the weekend, it is worthy of note that President Trump criticiz...


Ryan emerges bruised as Republican civil war ensnares President

And Pirro, well aware that people would make a connection between the president's tweet and what she was saying, assured viewers she had not discussed her open...


The Republican health care plan is actually worse than nothing

Twenty-six percent said they were undecided. In fact, a vote to repeal the ACA scheduled for Thursday was unexpectedly postponed due to lack of support, in ...


Trump seriously considering moving United States embassy to Jerusalem al-Quds: Pence

Netanyahu made the pledge in a speech to the largest U.S.pro-Israel lobbying group at a time when the Trump administration is seeking agreement with his right-w...


Kushner to Appear Before Senate Intel Committee on Russian Federation

Sheer nepotism enabled Kushner to have the ear of the president. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) recently defended Secret...


Landmark case upholds people's right to leave money to whomever they choose

The Blue Cross, the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds and the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals argue that the appeal judges "fell ...


Oil prices fall to $50 as doubts raise of output-cut extension

Last year, OPEC members and other oil exporting countries chose to cut their output by 1.8 million barrels a day for the first six months of 2017 to reduce risi...


Large hail pounds parts of North Texas

Large hail and strong winds hit parts of Texas and Oklahoma as a storm system rolled through the Southern Plains. The severe weather happened as residents in ...


Oakland Raiders will move to Las Vegas

The chairman of the finance committee, Houston Texans owner Bob McNair, told Monday's news conference that the committee studied the Raiders' Vegas proposal, an...


Trump conveys his felicitations to PM Modi on electoral results

Narendra Modi led BJP is in centre since 2014 and scored a tremendous victory in recently concluded assembly election. It was only in Punjab that BJP saw a setb...


Family of U.S. man killed in London attack "focusing on the positive"

The couple were struck by the auto driven by Khalid Masood on Westminster Bridge in London last Wednesday . Dimmon and Sandra Payne, who have been in the Unite...


Singapore, France to collaborate further in innovation

The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*Star) and the French embassy organized The France-Singapore Innovation Forum today (27 March). The French p...


U.S. dollar hits lowest since November as Trump trade deflates

S&P 500 e-mini futures were down about 0.5 percent, shortly after electronic trading resumed on Sunday evening. BHP Billiton dropped 2.39 per cent, after the ...


Mosul civilian deaths a 'terrible tragedy:' US military chief

The report comes on the heels of a statement by American officials on Saturday confirming that an airstrike targeting ISIS fighters in Mosul - that witnesse...