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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...


White House showcases President Trump's accomplishments in first 100 days

A top rate cut for individuals would be more modest, from 39.6 percent to the "mid-30s", said the official, who was not authorized to publicly discuss the propo...


French presidential foes take spin battle to tumble-drier factory

The wily campaign maneuver, which French television news channel BFM broadcast live, had the immediate effect of stealing Macron's thunder. He still support...


Final countdown to Trump's first 100 days

According the a report from The New York Times published Tuesday afternoon, a border-adjustment tax will not be part of the plan announced Wednesday, and m...


Steven Mnuchin: Tax reform supported by White House, Congress

That's a far cry from Trump's heated campaign rhetoric, in which he railed against his predecessor's use of executive action late in his tenure as President Bar...


Investors take another look at opinion polls after French vote

France's presidential election is widely seen as a litmus test for the populist wave that a year ago prompted Britain to vote to leave the European Union and ...


Former AG Sally Yates to testify May 8 in Russian Federation probe

Schumer, a New York Democrat. It is no longer about what Trump and his campaign circle might have done. Spicer also placed all blame on Flynn rather than the ...


USA military starts installing controversial anti-missile battery in South Korea

At the meeting, army Gen. Pak Yong Sik, North Korea's minister of defense, reiterated Pyongyang's claim that the country is ready to use pre-emptive strikes or ...


Israel not to engage in talks with Palestinians on hunger strike: Minister

In 2011, Israel swapped more than 1,000 Palestinian prisoners for an Israeli soldier who had been held by Hamas for five years. Israeli occupation forces atta...


Obama holds first public event since leaving the White House

However, for much of the panel event, he listened. Obama , who once taught constitutional law at the school, recalled starting out as a young community organ...


China launches first home-made aircraft carrier

The launching ceremony of China's second aircraft carrier was held at the Dalian Shipyard of the China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC) on the morning o...


Thai husband kills baby, self on Facebook Live

The videos , which drew almost half a million views before they were taken down, sparked outrage among netizens and prompted questions about how Facebook's rep...


Marine Le Pen stepping down from Front National in SHOCK move

Le Pen's closest aides were out and about on morning media shows pressing that point and saying that those who backed Melenchon were within reach for Le Pen. Ch...


North Korea marks military anniversary with massive artillery drill

The drills near the port city of Wonsan on the east coast reportedly included submarine torpedo-attacks on mock enemy warships "while fighters and bombers made ...


N. Korea watchers on why army's big day has taken a backseat

But on the latest anniversary Tuesday, the North instead conducted large-scale live-fire drills near Wonsan on its east coast, South Korea's joint chiefs of sta...


Trump just blinked in the government-shutdown fight

Vice President Mike Pence cut a trip to Hawaii short to be a part of the negotiations. White House budget director Mick Mulvaney, took a bit more of a concil...


Trump to order broad review of national monuments

Bears Ears derives its name from two rock cliffs that resemble ears on a bear's head. However, a question mark will now hangs over its status, as President Tr...


Court hearing cancelled for suspected kidnapper, Cummins now in federal custody

She could easily pass for 12. "Elizabeth is a little child", Whatley said . Elizabeth Thomas' father says the road to recovery for his daughter may be hard...


Documents: Teen abused by mom before kidnapping by teacher

Cummins, 50, is charged with taking a minor across state lines for sex. Cummins entered no plea and could face life in prison if he's convicted of the federal...


Why MPs didn't object to making Aadhaar mandatory for PAN

It is a shame on us that we do not want to pay tax. Sr Counsel Arvind Datar petitioned against Justice Sikri as part of the hearing. "The Supreme Court had di...


White House blasts Dems on spending bill

Democrats have been pushing to make sure those payments continue ― either by having the Trump administration continue to dispense them, by relying on its own au...


Liberals introduce long-awaited bill to legalize marijuana

In the United States, voters in California, Massachusetts, Maine and Nevada decided past year to approve the use of recreational marijuana, joining Colorado, Or...


Captive woman found crying in pit in neighbor's shed

She was trapped down a pit that had been dug at the bottom of the shed, they said. Elliot was taken to the hospital and has since been released. Heavy objects...


China launches first home-built aircraft carrier amid S.China Sea tension

State media said the unnamed ship was "transferred from dry dock into the water" in the north east port of Dalian. China has also repeatedly cautioned the USA...


12 die as rioting breaks out in Venezuela

According to a firefighter, who spoke to Reuters on the condition of anonymity, the group of looters stormed into the La Mayer del Pan bakery, located in the ...