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Captain of shipwrecked Costa cruise liner heads to jail

The fate of the captain of the doomed Costa Concordia cruise liner hung in the balance Friday as his defence lawyers prepared to sum up and Italy's highest co...


Erdogan says 'saddened' by United States flags with Syrian YPG

The Trump administration fired 59 cruise missiles at a Syrian air base in central Syria in the wake of the attack, marking the first time the USA has directly s...


Russia's proposed Syrian "safe zone" deal goes into effect

He said Damascus would abide by the agreement signed in the Kazakh capital of Astana last week, but warned that government forces would respond "decisively"...


Former FBI Agent Warns Bin Laden's Son Is Out for Revenge

The al Qaeda media arm as-Sahab distributed a video on Saturday which purports to feature Osama Bin Laden's son Hamza calling for attacks to be prioritized on "...


Turkey condemns United States move to arm Syrian Kurdish fighters

Erdogan's charge on the USA follows this week approval by President Trump to provide the Syrian militia group with additional arms as the group pushes edges on ...


New push to drive IS from west Mosul

Separately, the director for Daesh public properties affairs in Tal Afar, identified as Abi al-Bara al-Qahtani, has stolen millions of dollars, and fled the are...


Trump warns ex-FBI director Comey about 'leaks' in explosive Twitter rant

Turns out we didn't have to imagine - as Comey publicly disclosed in March, the FBI's counterintelligence investigation into the Trump campaign's ties with ...


Boko Haram commanders released in exchange for 82 schoolgirls

A total of 276 schoolgirls had been abducted from their dormitories on the night of April 14, 2014 from northeastern Chibok town. Around 57 managed to escape ,...


Why US President Donald Trump was crazy to talk about tapes

But on Friday, Trump contradicted his press office and Pence, telling NBC that he was going to fire Comey "regardless" of Rosenstein's recommendation. Mr Trum...


Obama warned Trump against hiring Flynn

Yates herself, a longtime federal prosecutor, was sacked by Trump on January 30 after refusing to defend his travel ban. "We weren't the only ones that knew a...


Fresh horses await Derby winner Always Dreaming in Preakness

A majority of the 20-horse field that ran on a sloppy Churchill Downs track in Saturday's Derby won't go on to Baltimore. "The Florida Derby has a remarkable ...


Nadal beats Djokovic to reach 8th Madrid final

Djokovic had won his last seven matches against the left-hander but although he was more competitive in the second, he could not prevent Nadal from wrapping u...


Trump says wants to move quickly to nominate new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

President Donald Trump admitted the FBI's probe of then-Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's private email server helped him during the 2016 electi...


Have Seen First-Hand How System Is Broken In Washington: Donald Trump

Back in D.C., the political storm from Trump's unexpected firing of FBI Director James Comey still raged on after Trump's own account of the firing clashed with...


Donald Trump Says James Comey 'Should Have Never Exonerated' Hillary Clinton

Trump also tweeted a promotion for "Justice With Judge Jeanine" in late March, telling supporters to tune in for an episode that one advertisement promised woul...


Syria Says UN Peacekeepers Won't Be Deployed In Safe Zones

He said that the possible impact of the plan on US-led fight against Daesh in the country is unclear yet. "It is for the guarantors to help these factions", he ...


Christy Clark remains BC premier until all votes counted

The overwhelming majority of British Columbians voted for change - and now it's up to the New Democratic and Green parties to deliver it - by defeating the B.C....


Lawyers Say Trump Taxes Show No Russia Ties With "Few Exceptions"

A Pew survey in January found 60 percent of Americans thought he should release his tax returns. The exposed financial trail raises questions about whethe...


Hanford crews work overnight to begin tunnel repairs

The department said that Energy Secretary Rick Perry had been briefed, adding that "everyone has been accounted for and there is no initial indication of any wo...


China pledges $124 bln for new Silk Road, says open to everyone

China is hardly the first government to promote regional trade links. Xi Jinping said the Initiative focuses not only on the Asian, European and African cou...


China trade deal is big, but not that big

The United States ran a trade deficit of US$347 billion with China a year ago, US Treasury figures show. Analysts said that the agreements, which are part...


Syrian Christian militia condemns Turkish airstrikes targeting U.S.-backed Kurds

The patrols, which began Friday, are being led by US special operations forces, a USA official told CNN . Erdoğan was asked about photos said to show USA sol...


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

The B and Road initiative should be built into a road for peace, as the pursuit of the initiative requires a peaceful and stable environment, Xi told the forum ...


China pledges additional 100 billion yuan for Silk Road

Moreover, the political influence of Beijing might increase over other nations on the global level with its Belt and Road plans for China Silk Road. "Guided...


PM Modi speaks to French President-Elect Macron

Macron had the EU anthem "Ode to Joy" play as he took the stage for his victory rally. Despite widespread doubts, analysts agreed that the sheer scale of his ...


SKorea: Rival N.Korea launches possible ballistic missile

Japan's defense minister says the missile test-fired by North Korea might have been a new type given the altitude and duration of its flight. It said Presiden...


Airlines, DHS officials discuss laptop & tablet ban on flights from Europe ‒ report

Alain Bauer, president of the CNAPS, a French regulator of private-sector security agents, including those checking baggage and passengers in France's airports,...


Enraged Israel slashes United Nations funding over UNESCO resolution

The resolution was passed with a vote of 22 in favor of the resolution, 10 opposing and 23 abstaining, the Times of Israel reported . It particularly criti...


Macron poised to launch next stage of his French 'revolution'

Macron has already spoken by telephone with US President Donald Trump, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister Theresa May among other leader...


Kushner Family Sell US Visas in China for $500000

The EB-5 program allows rich investors to be fast-tracked for U.S. residency, with a pathway to permanent residency. To sweeten the deal, they advertised the ...


Unprecedented global 'ransomware' attack seeks cash for data

Europol, the European Union's police agency, said the onslaught was at "an unprecedented level and will require a complex global investigation to identify the c...


Trump to deliver commencement address at Liberty University

Trump said Comey is a "showboat" and "grandstander" who was sacked because he wasn't doing a good job. "The close ties he forged with the university leadership ...


Trump says he may choose a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director by Friday

The New York Times said Comey has told associates he declined to make a pledge of loyalty to Trump when the president requested it as the pair had dinner at...


North Korea fired an unidentified projectile, South Korea's military says

Japan's Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida says he and his South Korean counterpart have agreed that dialogue for dialogue's sake with North Korea is meaningless in...


New push to drive IS from 4 neighborhoods in Mosul

In a statement Sunday, Lt. Gen. Abdul-Amir Rasheed Yar Allah says Iraqi special forces are moving to the al-Eraibi and al-Rifaie neighbourhoods, while militaris...