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Trump at Easter Egg Roll: 'We're right on track'

First Lady Melania Trump joined the president, along with their son Barron , to kick off the 139th White House Easter Egg Roll. The first lady also took part...


Norwegian Airlines launches flights to Singapore

The airline intends to launch a four-times weekly service, and increase it to five-times weekly during the Northern winter season from October to March the foll...


Al-Qaida leader tells fighters to prepare for long Syria war

Al-Zawahri says an "international satanic alliance" will never accept Islam's rule in Syria. An airstrike killed eight family members, five of them children, ...


Records confirm Manafort received payments from Ukraine

The company's co-founder, Joshua Crane, has been a developer of some of Trump's hotel projects. The bank usually specializes in loans to help military veterans ...


Trump gives generals a free hand to tackle Isis

The death toll was given Friday by Dawlat Waziri, an Afghan Defense Ministry spokesman, after the raid the previous night. On Friday, the Afghan government sa...


43 dead, 109 wounded as ISIS attacks Christian church

The Cairo-based Al-Azhar, an influential Sunni Muslim authority, said it aimed to "destabilise security and. the unity of Egyptians". The Minya Coptic Ortho...


'Something to Hide'? Trump Will Keep White House Visitor Logs Secret

The lawsuit not only seeks the names of visitors to the White House, but also the names of visitors to Trump's " Southern White House " in Mar-a-Lago. Spicer ...


Mnuchin: Trump has 'no intention' of releasing tax returns

It could also alleviate some concerns over substantially increasing the deficit. Mr Mnuchin hailed the plan as "the biggest tax cut and the largest tax refo...


Federal EPA Administrator Visits Lead-Contaminated East Chicago

As for any plans to close the Chicago office, Robert Kaplan, the EPA's acting Region 5 administrator, called the reports "not true" and "pure speculation" in ...


Ivanka Trump talks about allowing Syrian refugees into US

In an attempt to allay ethics concerns about her position, Trump said in late March she would serve in an unpaid informal advisory role. Ivanka Trump was part...


India signs three agreements with Armenia

Both sides acknowledged that worldwide community has to speak in one voice against the terrorism and there can not be double speak on this menace. "This year we...


Turkey gave about 20 minutes notice before Syria strikes

The PKK is a left-wing political group that has for decades demanded a separate state for Kurds. The outfit, mainly active in southeast Turkey, has been a red...


Another Man Killed During Venezuela Protests

Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski is criticizing the turmoil in Venezuela , where three weeks of anti-government protests have produced at least 20 deat...


France says analysis shows Syrian regime behind sarin attack

Ayrault, who had said a week before that he had proof that the regime was behind the attack, said the analysis of samples taken at the scene of the attack showe...


North, S. Korean women urge Trump to stop war rhetoric

There is no way to test nuclear weapon once again. On Wednesday, White House and Defense Department officials briefed the US Senate on the growing concerns ...


Kim Jong-un observes artillery drills

Ahead of an extraordinary White House briefing for senators, close ally South Korea on Wednesday started installing key parts of a contentious USA defense syste...


Sean Spicer celebrates Easter with White House bunny

A joke about President Donald Trump's obsession with the crowd size at his inaugural ceremony, found its way in someone's tweet. It's story time! First Lady...


Turkish strikes kill Kurdish fighters in Syria, Iraq

More than 20 people were killed when Turkey launched a series of air strikes against Kurdish militia groups in Syria and Iraq on Tuesday, attacking a key US...


Samples from April 4 Syria chemical attack prove gov used sarin

A sarin gas attack on a Damascus suburb in 2013 killed hundreds of people. Khalil said the airstrikes were followed Wednesday by Turkish army shelling of Syri...


Down in polls, France's Le Pen targets immigration for boost

Emmanuel Macron, a centrist candidate just ahead of her in the polls , cautioned against giving into fear and noted that the fight against extremism can not be...


France's Hollande tells ministers to ensure big election defeat for Le Pen

Why is a Macron victory so reassuring, even though in common with Le Pen he is an outsider not standing for one of the two main parties? Polls have consis...


Maoist rebels kill at least 25 Indian paramilitary soldiers

The 99 CRPF policemen were deployed to provide security for road construction in the area when the leftist rebels ambushed them. "They saw our location. The C...


Bus plunges in deep ravine in Philippines, 29 killed

Cano said a preliminary investigation showed that the bus "lost its brakes and plunged down the ravine". Authorities were still investigating the cause of the...


Mike Pence says U.S. will honour refugee deal

The vice-president's trip, which is part of a 10-day tour of Asia-Pacific, is widely seen as an effort to smooth over relations with Australia. Pence is wra...


One Way To To Sell Ivanka Trump's Horrid Design? Debrand It

Ivanka Trump's own clothing line has been targeted by activists, who called for boycotts earlier this year on companies that support the Trump brand. Ivanka T...


'Fun'-filled time during Easter egg hunt

Area children had their choice of several Easter egg hunts on Saturday. The hunt was sponsored by North of the River Recreation and Park District. As a part o...


Trump vows 'we will confront anti-Semitism' at Holocaust memorial ceremony

Millions were in fact gassed to death in Nazi concentration camps. Two out of every three Jews in Europe were murdered in the genocide. We are Jewish.' And then...


North Korea citizens celebrate Army Day as U.S. submarine docks in South

In a further sign that something major could be brewing, top US officials will hold a rare briefing today at the White House for the entire US Senate on the s...


Wild Boars Brutally Maul 3 ISIS Terrorists to Death in Iraq

It is understood the boars went on a frenzied rampage near farmland in al-Rashad region, 53km south of Kirkuk . "Some refugees saw the bodies on the edge of a ...


Ivanka Trump Booed At Women's Summit

Donald Trump is incredibly unpopular in Germany, with just six percent of Germans saying they have confidence in Trump when it comes to worldwide affairs. As ...


North Korea 'ready to attack'

Xi told Trump China "hopes that all relevant sides exercise restraint, and avoid doing anything to worsen the tense situation", China's foreign ministry said in...


Caracas: Two Killed At 'Mother Of All Marches'

The court's ruling was later reversed, however, tensions remained in the country, which is suffering from a severe economic crisis. Tens of thousands of Venez...


Trump Looks to Cut Corporate Tax Rate to 15 Percent

The plan also will include a sharp cut in the top tax rate on pass-through businesses, including many small business partnerships and sole proprietorships, to 1...


Australia to Scrap Temporary Skilled Workers Visa

This restriction on foreign workers is in response to the Australian government's promise to roll back work visas granted to fast-food restaurants. The 457 vi...


Trump proposes $2.4 trillion corporate tax cut

Trump stayed on the sidelines for most of the debate while House GOP leaders crafted a bill and tried pitching it to fellow members. The 15 percent rate is l...