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Trump promises to protect Christians at Liberty commencement speech

Trump, angry over media coverage over the Comey issue, has also threatened to end White House news briefings. Jerry Falwell Jr ., Liberty's president, helped...


Pakistan shells LoC areas again, 1000 people evacuated

Warning Pakistan of fierce retaliation to any mischief being engineered from its soil, Union minister Jitendra Singh said Indian Army is giving a befitting repl...


More immigrants arrested, fewer deported under Trump

The total arrests past year over 100 days in January were 30,028. The data follows earlier reporting by The Washington Post that found that of 675 immigran...


More US Republicans back independent probe of Trump-Russia ties

UPDATE: Gregg Jarrett of Fox News argues that if Comey believed the president's statements to him amounted to obstruction of justice, then Comey himself comm...


Trump Team to Israel: Western Wall 'Not Your Territory'

Since his inauguration, Trump has faced a flood of warnings from top Arab diplomats and a personal appeal from Jordan's King Abdullah to not move the USA emba...


Trump Reaches Preliminary Deal With China Over Beef and Chicken

The United States has pressured China for years to allow beef imports, but the process has been constantly delayed. A new trade deal with the USA could h...


TMC sweeps civic polls in Bengal, GJM wins 3 bodies

The moment of glory, however, for TMC remains to be the winning of Mirik municipality - a political party hailing from the plains, won in the hills, creating hi...


PM Calls Up French President-Elect to Congratulate Him

But it's not clear if he will be able to do so. New members are flocking to French president-elect Emmanuel Macron's party as it prepares for the elections to...


Senate investigators want to know what Comey does about Trump

Comey relating to the FBI's investigation of alleged ties between President Trump's associates and Russian Federation, or the Clinton email investigation, inclu...


Trump Aides Pass (Sometimes Fake) Reading Material To Sway Policy

The latter cover is an internet hoax , but, Politico reported , "Trump quickly got lathered up about the media's hypocrisy". President Donald Trump is "irri...


Emmanuel Macron Will Take Over as President of France on Sunday

Macron, the youngest, had never entered an election before. Mr Alex Capri, visiting senior fellow at National University of Singapore's Business School, said ...


BC elementary and high school students elect NDP government

We won't censor or delete comments unless they contain off-topic statements or links, unnecessary vulgarity, false facts, spam or obviously fake profiles. "Ther...


Merkel: British EU immigration cap would have price

Macron, who trounced far-right leader Marine Le Pen in an election fought on globalisation, urged a "historic reconstruction" of Europe to battle the populism...


"Smooth" Brexit should allow solid United Kingdom growth

The Bank of England (BOE) held interest rates steady at 0.25 percent, as expected, on Thursday while implementing some widely anticipated modifications to its g...


Embattled White House lurches from crisis to crisis

He is a good guy. The White House originally said Comey was sacked on the recommendation of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, but Trump told NBC's Les...


Syria's SDF leads anti-IS fight, stoking tension with Turkey

Some analysts said the USA needs to maintain this separation between the PKK in Turkey and the Kurdish groups fighting in Iraq and Syria so that they can furthe...


Russian Federation willing to give Congress records of Trump meeting: Putin

That was untrue, something the White House blamed on Flynn when Trump fired him a month later. How does this complicate things for the White House? Respon...


UK May's Conservatives on 47 percent, lead narrows slightly: Panelbase

Her promise of new workers' rights in at least five areas is a bold pitch for Labour votes in what have been the party's heartland constituencies for almost a c...


Israel lauds US security ties following Trump disclosures

Before dinnertime on Tuesday, the subject in Washington had changed yet again. Mr. Trump made a decision to share the details "in the context of the conversat...


British newspaper declares Prince Philip 'dead at 95' - there's just one problem

Prince Philip is patron, president or a member of over 780 organisations, the statement added, noting he'd "continue to be associated" with the groups "althoug...


India's plea on Kulbhushan Jadhav 'unnecessary': Pakistan tells ICJ

Meanwhile, former Attorney General Soli Sorabjee said that India can counter Pakistan's argument of lack of jurisdiction by pointing out that actually the trial...


Israeli Counter-Terrorism Experts Not Troubled by Trump's 'Security Leaks'

Israel will maintain strong military ties with the USA, the country's Defense Minister said on Wednesday. In his latest tweet, he said this he had absolute ri...


Kim Jong-un Claims New Missile Can Reach Mainland US

The missile reached an altitude of 2,000 kilometers (1,245 miles), a first for a North Korean missile. Had the mid-range missile been fired towards a real tar...


Trump faces deepest crisis of presidency as Comey memo lands

Comey or anyone else to end an investigation". The Senate Intelligence Committee sent two letters on Wednesday to former FBI Director James Comey and Acting...


Trump on Russia allegations: 'There is no collusion'

Pressed by Pirro on whether he asked Comey for his loyalty, Trump responded: "No, I didn't, but I don't think it would be a bad question to ask". "I want to g...


Who's to blame for ransomware attack?

By owning it, he was not only able to see where computers were accessing the ransomware from, but it also triggered part of the ransomware's code - a kill switc...


South Korea considers reopening communication channel with North

South Korean companies, from vehicle makers to retailers and cosmetics firms, have been hit in China by a nationalist backlash over Seoul's decision to deploy...


Man convicted of 1992 murder executed

J.W. Ledford Jr., 45, was pronounced dead at 1:17 a.m.at the state prison in Jackson, more than six hours after his initial execution time. Ledford robbed and...


Ex-PM Valls swiftly defects to President Macron's party

Valls said that "I will be a candidate in the presidential majority and I wish to join up to his movement, the Republic on the Move". Hamon vowed to "rebuil...


Trump 'asked FBI boss to drop Flynn inquiry'

That Trump said, the day after he fired Flynn, "I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go". He dismissed outrage over Trump's di...


Boris Johnson apologises for discussing alcohol in Sikh temple

Many Sikhs believe it is wrong to drink alcohol, yet the Foreign Secretary appeared ignorant of this fact, saying he wanted to boost the whisky business with a ...


North Korea's Missile in New Test would have 4500 km Range

North Korea on Sunday launched what appeared to be its longest-range ballistic missile yet, claiming it was capable of carrying a "heavy nuclear warhead" in a t...


Putin offers to give Congress notes of Trump's meeting

Not with me, nor with representatives of Russia's intelligence services. Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman lauded security ties between the United St...


White House's repeated falsehoods lead to credibility gaps

Given those incredibly high stakes, the White House has come out forcefully - insisting that Comey's memo as reported misrepresents the tenor of the conversat...


Pope sends congratulations to new French leader

A trained lawyer, he worked as public-affairs director for the state nuclear group Areva from 2007 to 2010, before becoming a member of parliament in 2012 and t...