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China launches 1st domestically-made aircraft carrier

The article said that China would have completed its work years ago if it had wanted to engage in "arms race" to have more influence in the Asia-Pacific and Ind...


PSG extend Cavani's contract to 2020

The French side have enjoyed an unprecedentedly successful season so far with Monaco competing for the Ligue 1 title and into the semi-finals of the Champions ...


GOP Drops Money for Trump's Border Wall From Government Funding Proposal

They noted it was possible they could get engaged as details emerge about the short-term spending bill, which is being crafted by congressional leaders behind c...


China convicts US woman for spying

Sandy Phan-Gillis, a naturalised United States citizen, has been detained in China since March 2015 after being accused of espionage. She was also said to have ...


No Role in Libya Because 'US Has Enough Roles'

Diplomats and analysts who closely follow developments in Libya said it was not entirely clear whether the president was signalling a break from the US's stro...


IJC says Plan 2014 not to blame for high water levels

The IJC says extensive studies show plan 2014 will revitalize endangered eco-systems. Collins has urged Trump to fire the three US representatives on the comm...


US ups Korean defenses, top admiral says forces are capable

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un observed the drills, held on Tuesday to celebrate the 85th anniversary of the Korean People's Army, which state news agency KCNA...


Tennessee school bus seat belt bill placed in budget limbo

The bill has not been funded through the budget therefore any funding must be appropriated by the General Assembly. It doesn't include extra state funding to ...


Brazilian goalkeeper convicted of murder ordered to return to jail

The Court ruled by three votes to one to overturn a February appeal ruling that had allowed Bruno Fernandes de Souza to leave jail. Brazil's supreme court dec...


European Union doubled asylum granting to refugees within 2016

Eurostat said today that the 28 European Union member countries gave protection to 710,400 asylum-seekers in 2016, more than double the number the previous yea...


Adityanath cancels 15 state holidays over shrinking academic session

In by far the biggest reshuffle of IAS officials in Uttar Pradesh, the Yogi Adityanath government on Wednesday transferred 84 IAS officers , including 38 distr...


From the European Union to Trump, the world reacts to French vote

PARIS: France's leader Francois Hollande warned Tuesday of complacency ahead of the country's second-round presidential runoff, saying the defeat of far-righ...


Civic polls help Manoj Tiwari emerge as key BJP face in Delhi

After losing in this month's assembly by-polls and the February elections in Punjab and Goa, the municipal polls are an acid test for Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aa...


Buoyed Macron camp sees victory for centrist leader in run-off

Unlike her father, who won 18 per cent in the second round of the presidential election in 2002, Marine Le Pen is expected to win more, maybe much more, in the ...


N.Korea conducts large-scale artillery drills on anniversary - Yonhap

The port call by the USS Michigan, announced by the U.S. military in South Korea, came as the top nuclear envoys from South Korea, Japan, and the United States ...


White House Sends Mixed Signals On Border Funding Demands

Mr. Trump has taken a hard decision about the immigration policy since he came as a presidential candidate past year before the election and he was adamant abou...


Arkansas conducts nation's 1st double execution since 2000

Jones was moving his lips and gulping for air ", which lawyers say "is evidence of continued consciousness". Though Jones' execution played out close to sche...


Ashok Gehlot Appointed Congress General Secretary In-Charge For Gujarat

The new appointments are seen as a glimpse into the team of Rahul Gandhi, who is tipped to be elevated as Congress President later this year. The organization...


Students clash with security forces in Kashmir

The step has been taken to restrict the growing agitation by students. In Bandipora, students of Nadim Memorial Boys Higher Secondary School took to the streets...


Le Pen Gains After Terror Attack In Last-Minute Poll Before Election

Brigitte Trogneux and Emmanuel Macron. Macron, who is often seen as the candidate of globalism and France's elite class, predictably scores 81 per cent of ...


France Elections: first round of elections raises stocks in France and Europe

Far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen says there could be a "very big surprise" when the French cast their ballots May 7 in the final round to choose a...


Police converge on gunman after trooper shot in Bear, Del

DE state police say they have converged on a gunman who "continues to fire rounds at police officers" after a state trooper was shot outside a convenience store...


Higher prices help sales as PepsiCo works to adapt brands

State Street Corp now owns 63,651,479 shares of the company's stock worth $6,663,170,000 after buying an additional 1,115,697 shares during the period. Buy rati...


Teen Abused by Mom Before Teacher Kidnapped Her: Documents

Cummins was arrested on Thursday in northern California, and charged with kidnapping and transporting a minor for criminal sexual contact. He offered minimal re...


HomeNewsSeveral Challenges Waiting for Sec. Sonny Perdue

Department of Agriculture (USDA). "We are looking forward to working with Secretary Perdue in his new role leading the Department of Agriculture". Secretar...


Macron on risky hunt for blue-collar votes against Le Pen

Mr Philippot, who like En Marche!'s leader is a graduate of the exclusive finishing school for France's political class, the Ecole Nationale d'Administration, l...


Congress, 40 AAP candidates lose security deposit as BJP sweeps MCD polls

Polling for the two remaining wards was deferred due to the death of two candidates. Congress suffered major loss in Delhi civic polls, dropped to No 3 in the...


European Parliament President: "New UK government could reverse Brexit"

The incident came as French voters prepared go to the polls on Sunday in the most tightly-contested presidential election in living memory. Parliament is expe...


Syria still has chemical weapons says U.S. defense secretary

The Foreign Ministry said in a statement that Lavrov spoke with Tillerson by telephone on Friday and they agreed once again to look into organizing an objecti...


What you need to know about rising tensions on the Korean Peninsula

In Washington, top Trump administration officials are due to brief the entire U.S. Senate on Wednesday. Celebrating the birthday of its founder, North Korea u...


'Maoists used villagers as human shields in Sukma'

He said the families of jawans who were killed and injured while in uniform would get the highest consideration from the Central and state governments. As ma...


Turkey's Erdogan says will not allow Iraq's Sinjar to become PKK base

The peshmerga command called on the PKK to withdraw from the Sinjar region, saying the "PKK must stop destabilizing and escalating tensions in the area". The YP...


Silent marches in Venezuela capital after deadly protests

Tear gas was reportedly fired on protesters next to the Lider shopping center, and opposition activists on social media also claimed that demonstrators were sho...


Featured Stock Overview: CVS Health Corporation (CVS)

Other large investors have also modified their holdings of the company. These analysts also forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current Quarter for CVS to be ...


Don't provoke Donald Trump, China warns Kim Jong

North Korea conducted live-fire artillery drills and a USA guided-missile submarine arrived in South Korea on Tuesday, as the Trump administration prepared...