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Arizona Profs And Student Bash Cinco De Mayo 'Cultural Appropriation'

Over the years, Cinco de Mayo parties in the USA have become bigger, flashier and with a lot of alcohol consumption. The event was hosted by Mayor Christine...


Targeting core Labour voters, UK's May promises more workers' rights

Labour leader Mr Corbyn will use his RCN speech to offer a major cash boost to the NHS and deliver a warning about the health service's future if Mrs May remai...


After Comey, who should Trump fire next? Sean Spicer

The rant came after reporters received contradictory reasons and timelines from Trump's top mouthpieces Sean Spicer and Sarah Huckabee Sanders - before the Big ...


Trump reportedly reveals highly classified information during meeting with Russians

According to one US official, the information shared was highly sensitive and hard to acquire and was considered extraordinarily valuable. A day after Comey w...


UN Security Council condemns North Korea's missiles tests

A press statement issued by the council late Monday expresses "utmost concern" at what it calls North Korea's "highly destabilizing behavior" and demands that P...


Launched missile could carry large nuclear warhead: North Korea

America and South Korea called for fresh sanctions after Kim tested a newly developed Hwasong-12 ballistic missile on Sunday, which he claimed was capable of ca...


Lawmakers urge Trump to avoid picking a partisan for FBI job

In the meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov as well as Sergei Kislyak, Russia's ambassador to the United States, Trump revealed intelligence abou...


No second spike in cyber attacks is 'encouraging': British minister

The initial attack had started after many offices had closed Friday. When you're using public WiFi networks, make sure you tell your system that you're on a p...


Abbas Meeting Reportedly Short on Specifics to "Get the Job Done"

Israel for years has been calling on the P.A.to end the incitement to violence in official media programming, including children's shows, and in school textboo...


United Nations condemns North Korea missile test

Pyongyang has carried out two atomic tests and dozens of missile launches since the beginning of a year ago in its quest to develop a missile capable of deliver...


How lawmakers get their health care

In making its projections, Kaiser Family Foundation relied on Congressional Budget Office projections and took factors for many states into account, such as the...


Tehran mayor quits race for Iran presidency

Qalibaf earlier on Monday said he came to the decision to pull out of the race in favor of Raisi as part of efforts against President Rouhani's "inefficient and...


Israel wants White House to explain U.S. official's Western Wall comment

Powell's tweet followed an intense debate in Israel ahead of US President Donald Trump's visit next week regarding Israel's position on the matter. Earlier ...


Homes of India's ex-finance minister, son searched in probe

The former minister Chidambaram made government totally responsible for this step and told that there were no allegations against him and by this step governmen...


North Korea celebrates longest-range ballistic missile test

North Korea has also launched satellites into orbit on long-range rockets that share some of the same technology as missiles. The missile proved itself to have ...


Hafiz Saeed detained for spreading terrorism in name of jihad

As per a law officer, Hafiz Saeed persuaded people to resort to terrorism and Jihad, adding that the speeches he delivered fueled the ongoing tussle regarding ...


Pandemonium in UP Assembly, paper missiles thrown at Governor

He added that the fact that lawmakers from the opposition benches were continuously whistling as Governor Ram Naik was addressing the joint session of the House...


Trump Says New FBI Director Nomination Could Come Next Week

That's according to the New York Times , which reports that the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director who was sacked by Donald Trump this week declin...


Pope Francis Just Declared 2 Portuguese Children Saints

Francisco died in 1919 and Jacinta died a year later, both of pneumonia, when they were just nine and 10 years old. He beatified Jacinta and Francisco in 2000...


Independent Scotland may need phased return to EU: Nicola Sturgeon

There is already a difference in taxation between middle income earners in Scotland and south of the border, after Mackay froze the threshold for the 40p higher...


US accuses Syria of mass executions and burning the bodies

The State Department, which warns US citizens against all travel to Syria, believes the Assad regime is responsible for killing as many as 50 detainees per day ...


Controversial new US ambassador David Friedman arrives in Israel

David Friedman is expected to officially present his credentials to the Israeli government on Tuesday. Friedman is greeted at the holy site by Rabbi Shmuel Ra...


Cyber warning to South Africans after global attack

Mikko Hypponen, chief research officer at the Helsinki-based cyber security company F-Secure, told AFP it was the biggest ransomware outbreak in history, sa...


Vladimir Putin Says Intimidation Of North Korea Must End

In a unanimous statement backed by China, the council vowed strong measures in response to Pyongyang's "highly destabilizing behavior" and demanded a halt to "f...


Rebel soldiers block access to I Coast's second-largest city

In the northern city of Korhogo, two civilians were wounded by stray bullets, news service PolitikAfrique reported on its website, citing an eyewitness. "We're ...


F1 Spanish GP: Vettel explains 'common passion' shared with Hamilton

Sebastian Vettel lost the battle, not the Formula One title. "I don't have a drink in the vehicle [to save weight], so yeah I was feeling it, and that's how rac...


McMaster denies Trump revealed classified info

The White House also released a statement from Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who said the meeting focused on counterterrorism, and from deputy nationa...


Theresa May confronted by angry voter over cuts to disability benefits

When May tried to intervene and say she was going to be focusing on mental health policies, Cathy replied: 'I mean people in wheelchairs, and everybody. More th...


In Trump Abbas-Meet, Hope Springs Eternal as Peace Prospects Run Dry

President Trump shakes hand with Palestinian Authority President Mahmud Abbas in the Oval Office of the White House on Wednesday. . Heading in to their meeti...


Local election results: Labour retains Doncaster Council

Veteran left-winger Corbyn issued a statement saying: "The results were mixed". "Currently, we don't have them anywhere near that kind of figure - hence a red...


US, Japan request emergency UNSC session on North Korea

Russian President Vladimir Putin has condemned North Korea's latest test-firing of a ballistic missile. After a tense few weeks of North Korea shouting at the...


South Korea's Moon vows to urgently address North Korea

Moon's Democratic Party said he was briefed on the status of the North Korean military and South Korea's military readiness. Even so, North Korea's relations ...


Trump says 'fast decision' possible on new FBI director

Comey's abrupt dismissal has emboldened Democrats' calls for a special prosecutor to oversee the Department of Justice investigation into Trump's ties to Rus...


Microsoft criticizes governments stockpiling software vulnerabilities following WannaCrypt ransomware attack

When the National Security Agency lost control of the software behind the WannaCry cyberattack, it was like "the US military having some of its Tomahawk missile...


Trump shared secret info about IS with Russians

According to the Post , Trump discussed details of a suspected plot by the Daesh terrorist group involving laptop computers to target aircraft. Sen. Accordin...