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Federal Bureau of Investigation chief sacking: 'Four to be interviewed' to replace Comey

Trump spoke highly of the candidates for the position, describing them as "very well-known" and "highly-respected" people with a lot of talent, according to the...


Macron Rejects Sharing Euro Debt, Pledges EU Reforms With Merkel

Macron was sworn in yesterday and he's meeting with Merkel today in an abundantly clear sign of the power dynamics in Europe. Dr Merkel's approach underlined ...


Leonard latest basketball player to deal with ankle injury

NOTES: The only other teams to rally from more than a 20-point halftime deficit in National Basketball Association playoff history were the Cleveland Cavaliers ...


Ransomware attack: The hunt for the hackers begins

The British Home Secretary said most of the NHS systems were back to normal by midday Saturday. In a blog post on Sunday, Microsoft president Brad Smith...


India's economy based on its rivers: PM Narendra Modi

Madhya Pradesh has resolved to double farm income by 2022 in line with a similar central government deadline, Modi said. "Narmada is behind the prosperity of ...


Spicer avoids questions over whether Trump's 'tapes' exist

Members of the press reported the president's meeting with the Russian minister was closed to United States media. The Post's Greg Miller, who co-wrote the ...


Park Board votes to ban cetaceans at Vancouver Aquarium

Organizer Jeff Matthews said this year's event was particularly important because of a pending Vancouver Park Board decision to ban the aquarium from bringing...


Authorities: Jet crashed at small airport near New York City

Jordan had no information on injuries or deaths or how many people may have been aboard, or if anyone was injured on the ground. Flights are being allowed to ...


India's refusal to join China's Belt & Road regrettable: Chinese media

Facts about the initiative have shown that the Belt and Road project responded to the trend of times and is in line with the common interests of the people, Hua...


Ivory Coast soldiers begin receiving bonuses - mutiny spokesman

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP ) — Ivory Coast's government has reached an agreement with mutinous soldiers who had taken to the streets in the West African nation's ...


'We'll be heard like never before' Sturgeon lieutenant issues election rallying cry

She said: "The council elections showed people are turning away from the SNP, because they are fed up with the Nationalists' attempt to force another divisive r...


Schumer: No new FBI director without a special prosecutor

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper says he thinks US institutions are under assault both externally and internally. Pressed by anchor Jake...


Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn get personal over defence on election trail

Voting intention figures published by YouGov this week show the Tories hold a large 16 point lead - but the gap to Labour has actually shrunk by three points si...


AAP refutes Mishra's allegations, calls it a BJP conspiracy

He said he would submit the evidence he had collected to the Central Bureau of Investigation. Late last night, a team of doctors from RML hospital had examine...


Putin blames off-key piano for hesitant musical rendition

Putin was captured on camera on Sunday sitting down at a grand piano in a Chinese state residence, and performing a few slightly hesitant chords of two popular ...


China's Xi Says Belt and Road Initiative Must Reject Protectionism

Named after the historic Silk Road, the Belt and Road Initiative was proposed by Xi in 2013 to chart out new territories for worldwide cooperation. Xi first i...


U.S. accuses Syria of killing thousands, burning bodies in crematorium

The executions were carried out "seemingly with the unconditional support of Russian Federation and Iran", Jones said adding that the US does not believe Russia...


New Miss USA Is Not A Feminist, Says Healthcare Is A Privilege

An African-American nuclear chemist, Kára McCullough represented the District of Columbia in the competition and beat out fellow finalists Miss New Jersey Chha...


Australian banks lick wounds after tax hit

Labor has tried to stymie the federal government's push to slash the tax rate for Australia's biggest businesses, saying the country can not afford it. The tr...


Centre delaying appointment of two new ministers: Arvind Kejriwal

Sunita Kejriwal had called Mishra stupid in a tweet last week, without naming him, after the Anti-Corruption Branch registered an FIR against a company that bel...


Fighting eases as safe zones plan begins: monitor

The plan is the latest worldwide attempt to reduce violence in war-ravaged Syria . The deal also calls for refugees to be allowed to return to the safe zones a...


Rebel losses and rival talks overshadow new Syrian peace effort in Geneva

The UN is attempting to mediate a partial end to a conflict that has killed more than 300,000 people and made millions of Syria's population homeless or refugee...


Syria using crematorium to cover up mass hangings, United States claims

Jones, who had to pause several times during the briefing, said Russian Federation had to use its influence over the Assad regime to halt the atrocities and att...


White House: Cyberattack has not affected US government

The assault has struck 300,000 computers and counting in more than 100 nations, including at FedEx in the U.S., Telfonica in Spain, the national railroad in Ger...


Comey was taken aback by Trump request for loyalty pledge

On March 20, Trump tweeted , "James Clapper and others stated that there is no evidence Potus colluded with Russian Federation". See: White House announce...


State Dept.: Assad using crematorium to hide atrocities

WASHINGTON-The Syrian regime has built a crematorium 45 minutes outside of Damascus where the USA government believes they are burning the bodies of the thous...


We'll use the pound, or not, says Sturgeon

Speaking to The Saint the First Minister said students at St Andrews and other universities, should vote for the SNP "because, given the challenges that lie a...


United States risks rupture by supporting Kurdish group

The group has been waging a bloody war for Kurdish self-rule inside Turkey since 1984 and is listed by the US State Department as a foreign terrorist organiza...


UN Security Council vows sanctions over N. Korea missile test

Second, the Hwasong-12 launch - given that it possibly involved the test of an intercontinental ballistic missile subsystem (ICBM) - may prove to be a major ste...


Exit polls showed the success of her party in the elections

But that support failed to translate into votes in the last two state elections, when the CDU won comfortably. A win for the CDU in North Rhine-Westphalia wou...


Labour and Tories set to woo working-class voters with new policies

The manifesto will also commit to raising the minimum wage in line with inflation as part of a drive to win over working-class Labour voters. And as Melani...


Western Wall is part of the West Bank

Trump will meet with both Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Territories President Mahmoud Abbas. Trump's team had already planned...


Bulgaria's Kristian Kostov 2nd in Eurovision Song Contest

Sobral was a virtual unknown before his triumph in Kiev, but around 2,000 jubilant fans turned up to cheer his arrival at Lisbon airport on Sunday. Bulgaria's...


Oil prices rise as Saudi and Russia agree to prolong output curbs

In its monthly report last week, OPEC said that global markets are still suffering from oversupply and it appealed to other producers, including the us, to st...


Warner: Trump firing Comey has 'appearance' of quashing FBI's Russian Federation probe

The top Democrat in the U.S. Senate said on Sunday that Democrats would consider refusing to vote on a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director until a spec...