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New South Korean president will visit USA next month

Mr. Moon, in many ways, is the opposite of Ms. Park. President Moon Jae-in plans to send five special emissaries to the United States, China, Japan, Russia an...


Laptop ban on flights to US 'likely' to expand

Airlines are bracing for the impact of a potential ban on laptops, smartphones, and other electronic devices on all airline flights from Europe to the us, simil...


Prez Trump accused of leaking intel to Russian Federation

The official said the information was provided to the U.S.by Israel. "Rather it's about the appropriate use of highly classified, sensitive intelligence & how...


Gun battle rages at Afghan TV station

Local reports suggest several people are still stuck inside, although rescue workers have been able to take a number of wounded people to hospital with gunshot ...


Lucknow: IAS officer found dead on road, foul play suspected

Reportedly, Tiwari was in Lucknow for some personal work and was staying at the guest house booked by his friend and batchmate PN Singh, who is Vice Chairman ...


Israel Provided Intelligence President Trump Shared With Russians

Trump reportedly relayed information from a critical source of intelligence on the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria when meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Se...


Britons see first drop in real wages since 2014 as prices bite

However, inflation began to outstrip wage growth, hitting 2.7 percent in April, up from 2.3 percent the previous month and at its highest level for nearly four ...


In Mexico AFP journalist shot dead - Judicial source

It is one of the most unsafe in the country, fueled by drug cartel violence. The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ ) urged President Enrique Pena Nieto ea...


9th Circuit Court Hears Arguments in Hawai'i v

The Trump administration faced tough questioning from a panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the second time in four months as it defended its rev...


Budget 2017: The Politics Of Picking A Fight With The Banks

In a budget that targets the Turnbull government's future election prospects as well as much-needed fiscal fix - finally putting to rest the ghosts of Joe Hocke...


Labour rules out second Brexit referendum

Lib Dem leader Tim Farron used his question to criticise both the two main parties, claiming the Conservatives "had "never been nastier" while Labour was the mo...


New French prime minister to be announced at 1230 GMT

Macron, a convinced European integrationist, pledged after taking office on Sunday to restore France's standing on the world stage, strengthen national self-con...


WikiLeaks Offers $100K Reward for Trump-Comey 'Tapes'

But Comey felt he had little choice in the matter. Attorney General Jeff Sessions promised in March not to be involved in "any matters related in any way to the...


Warriors throttle Spurs to take 2-0 series lead

The Warriors' shot an impressive 56 per cent from the field and 49 per cent from behind the three point line, with Stephen Curry leading the way with 29 points....


Israeli minister calls to close UNESCO's Jerusalem office after contested vote

The resolution calls on Israel, as the "occupying power", to cease "persistent excavations, tunneling, works and projects in East Jerusalem ", which the Palest...


Donald Trump appears to threaten James Comey over 'tapes of our conversations'

Grassley said earlier in the interview that both Democrats and Republicans would ask of the nominee, "how are they going to handle this investigation?" referrin...


US admiral: North Korea's actions 'recipe for disaster'

In all, six sets of sanctions have been imposed on North Korea since it first tested an atomic device in 2006. The latest launch appeared to fulfill both crit...


BC election brings unwelcome uncertainty for business as Greens hold balance

Political newcomer Mitzi Dean, while clearly helped by the electoral track record of NDP predecessor Maurine Karagianis, has to be given full credit for handily...


Trump and Erdogan to work toward finding Syria consensus

He is due to meet Trump in Washington on Tuesday. Note that Tillerson visited Turkey in late March and McMasters (and reportedly Trump) received Turkey's Chie...


White House: US, Australia working together to address NK threats

The version of the American Health Care Act that the House approved has not been evaluated by the Congressional Budget Office , but it is estimated that an e...


Australia considers joining laptops-on-planes ban

He said a large number of flights to Australia come through Dubai in particular, so a ban would have a major impact on business travellers in particular. At t...


WRAPUP 3-N.Korea missile programme progressing faster than expected, says South

The UN statement also condemned an April 28 ballistic missile launch by Pyongyang. Pyongyang has carried out two atomic tests and dozens of missile launches s...


After Yates, more questions for Trump White House

Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates and former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper have now filled in some key pieces of the sprawling puzz...


France's Macron picks PM from the right, blowing apart old boundaries

Philippe praised Cazeneuve's "quite exceptional" ministerial career and his "constant elegance". The ceremony was held on Monday at Hotel Matignon, the offici...


Palestinian president kicks off India visit with tech tour

Fatah and Palestinian Liberation Organization officials have told CNN that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will attend an "Arab, Islamic, and American Confe...


Trump Plans To Quickly Nominate New FBI Director

Comey's ouster Tuesday, while his FBI led an investigation into possible coordination between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign, raises the potenti...


New South Korean President Outlines Tax Priorities

They have already felt the loss from the cooling of ties since the deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-missile system. Theresa ...


North Korea claims United States 'biochemical' plot to kill Kim Jong Un

It's all caused North Korea's state-run Korean Central News Agency to label U.S. President Donald Trump as a "warmonger" and threaten a nuclear war. North K...


U.S. expected to announce no charges in Louisiana black man's shooting

Did Baton Rouge police officers know they were going too far in using lethal force against Alton Sterling and choose to do it anyway, violating his federal ...


Scorer, then scored on: Terry on wild minute, possible retirement

Conte's response was in league with his general, laudable, conduct, however, and his retort was classy and fair: he said that he was not fond of making replies ...


USA expected to announce no charges in Louisiana black man's shooting

Video footage of the killing showed the officers, who are white, holding Sterling, who is black, on the ground, where he was shot multiple times. A spokesman ...


Wall Street closes with record highs, oil prices go up

But any renewed tensions between the two rivals ahead of the May 25 OPEC meeting could make an output extension more hard, analysts said. Overall sentiment su...


Trump vs. Hawaii. Will the Travel Ban block Stand?

The government argues that multiple court rulings striking down his original January 27 travel ban and blocking implementation of his revised order have set...


Lib Dems plan £100-a-week living expenses fund for business start-ups

It has been roundly criticised by privacy campaigners, who have said it is draconian in its measures, while the Liberal Democrats spoke out against the bill whi...


Erdogan, Trump hail US-Turkish ties amid tensions

Turkey has issued threats on the USA stance on Gulen and the YPG, saying future ties would hinge on its extradition request, and more recently saying it would t...