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Order Would Force Review of Arizona National Monuments

In a potential landmark shift in US environmental policy, the executive order could put about six California national monuments up for reconsideration, ranging ...


Australia tightens citizenship rules, prescribes 'Australian values' test

Any conduct inconsistent with Australian values will be considered as part of the citizenship process. Applicants who fail the test three times will have to w...


Possibility of major conflict with N Korea

Amid the increased tensions, two Japanese destroyers began a joint drill on Sunday with a group of USA warships, including the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson,...


North Korea stages large-scale artillery drill as U.S

And the USS Carl Vinson aircraft supercarrier is also headed toward the peninsula for a joint exercise with South Korea . The Trump administration has been w...


We Will Renegotiate NAFTA

Here's a brief timeline of events. During his entire presidential campaign, Trump has been very critical of NAFTA, which came into force in 1994. Though it ...


Turkish army, Kurdish militia exchange fire across Syria border

However, the Pentagon said , “These airstrikes were not approved by the Counter ISIS Coalition and led to the unfortunate loss of life of our partner forces. T...


China won't confirm US claim of new pressure on North Korea

Pyongyang sent its Bangkok-based ambassador to Manila recently "to suggest that North Korea not be put under pressure" during the Asean meetings hosted by the P...


Israeli Patriot missiles down target over Golan Heights: army

The military declined to confirm the target was a drone, but media reported it as such. The strikes prompted Syria to launch ground to air missiles, one of wh...


Barton's betting ban is harsh, bemoans Burnley boss Dyche

Burnley midfielder Joey Barton lost nearly £17,000 due to his gambling problems which has seen him banned from football for 18 months. He also made an appearanc...


Conte: I don't want Hazard to be selfish

I've told him many , many times , he needs to be selfish sometimes and have that killer instinct to score more goals. I prefer to lose a game than to have a s...


Samples from Syria's deadly sarin attack bear Assad's 'signature,' France says

Analysis by French experts of samples from the April 4 attack site and the blood of one of the victims confirmed the use of Sarin, its report said. Kremlin sp...


BC Lumber producers will continue to battle against softwood lumber tariffs: Yurkovich

The White House announcement came hours after administration officials said Trump was considering a draft executive order to withdraw the US from the deal - tho...


Ivanka Trump gives exclusive interview to Breitbart News

Trump was participating in a panel discussion on women's empowerment and entrepreneurship at the W-20, a summit of G-20 countries aimed at promoting women's wor...


Drop 'tribal politics': Britain's May takes election fight to Wales

She said she was seeking a clear mandate from the people for her Brexit plans and to quell opposition in Parliament to her plans. Mrs May said she wanted to m...


'Major, major' conflict with North Korea possible, but diplomacy first, Trump says

Giving a further boost to war speculations between North Korea and the United States of America, US President Donald Trump on Friday said that the US is inter...


Fed's Fox News investigation widens beyond sex harassment payouts

Attorney's office for months - we have and will continue to cooperate on all inquiries with any interested authorities", a spokeswoman said at the time. Investi...


France says evidence shows Syrian regime 'undoubtedly' behind chemical attack

In addition, Russian Federation noted that all the installations under Damascus' control "on which the synthesis of sarin could be performed, were destroyed, as...


Angela Merkel dismisses United Kingdom 'illusions' over Brexit negotiations

Merkel also stated that she feels many people in Britain are "under the illusion" that Britain, as third party, would retain the rights of a member state. Speak...


Afghan defense minister, army chief resign after deadly Taliban attack

The resignations have already received the approval of President Ashraf Ghani, according to another tweet. On April 13, the USA military dropped America's mos...


Death row inmate Kenneth Williams executed

Supreme Court reinstated the death penalty in 1976. J.R. Davis, a spokesman for Gov. Asa Hutchinson who did not witness the execution, called it "an involunta...


China warns North Korea of sanctions over nuclear test: Rex Tillerson

Tillerson, however, said he does not seek a regime change in North Korea. In the interview with Reuters , Trump praised President Xi Jinping of China for eff...


Germany AfD: Right-wing party picks election leaders

Numerous around 600 delegates needed police protection as they tried to enter the venue where they were planning to discuss the party's lead candidates in Septe...


USA admiral says N. Korea crisis is at worst point he's seen

Regarding the South, Trump said he would fix or end what he called a "horrible" bilateral trade deal, and would make the Asian ally pay $1 billion for the THAAD...


British PM, Corbyn trade blows in final pre-election clash

Mrs May has put " strong and stable leadership " at the heart of her campaign, repeating the slogan as she ventured into constituencies deep in traditional La...


Labour Party Vows to Fight Anti-Establishment Election Campaign

But cynics will conclude that the prime minister simply could not resist the opportunity to crush the Labour Party while it is weak and divided, offering the Co...


US Slams NATO Ally Turkey on Airstrikes Against Kurds

Turkey says fighters of the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) in Syria are linked to Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) separatists inside Turkey, who have ...


Tillerson to lay U.N. groundwork to boost North Korea sanctions

The Trump administration has also said it will tighten economic sanctions against Pyongyang to halt Kim Jong-Un's nuclear weapons programme and ballistic missil...


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

The Yomiuri Shimbun said it is extremely rare for Japan's Maritime Self-Defence Force and a U.S. aircraft carrier to jointly conduct exercises in the Sea of Jap...


US THAAD missiles arrive in Seoul, China not amused

In early March, the United States began moving the first elements of the advanced missile defence system into South Korea, after the North test-launched four ba...


'Bachelor' star Chris Soules arrested for leaving crash scene

The sheriff's office got a call at about 8:20 p.m. Monday that a truck had collided with a tractor north of Aurora in Buchanan County, Deputy Cory Hartmann, who...


UK police arrest man with knives on suspicion of terrorism

Armed police talk to man at the scene after a person was arrested following an incident in Whitehall in London, Thursday April 27, 2017. A European security o...


WRAPUP 8-N.Korea stages big artillery drill as U.S

Nuclear-armed North Korea on Tuesday (April 25) marked a military anniversary with a conventional firing drill, reports said, as the South announced joint nav...


Arkansas carries out double execution

Court orders have put four of the eight executions on hold. Williams' attorneys argued that the execution appeared to be "torturous and inhumane". Jones said...


North Korea vows to continue testing missiles despite U.S. warning

Responding to a question on recent comments made by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, the Russian foreign minister said he hoped the U.S. would not employ tacti...


Indonesia police thwart plan by hardline Muslims to guard poll stations

Ahok is on trial for blasphemy and hundreds of thousands have protested against him in Jakarta , calling for him to be imprisoned. The controversy is conside...