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'Science Not Silence': The Signs of the March for Science

In Washington , speakers included Bill Nye , an educator and television personality known as "the Science Guy", and Mona Hanna-Attisha, a pediatrician and pub...


Abe, Pence united on North Korea stance

North Korea, which regularly threatens to destroy Japan, South Korea and the U.S., has conducted a series of ballistic missile launches in recent months in defi...


Hundred Gay Men In Chechnya Detained In Concentration Camps

The highly discriminatory operation has seen three men killed in Chechnya, Russia. There are reports of gay genocide in the eastern European country of Che...


Theresa May's Tories on course for sweeping election victory

She said: "The division in Westminster will risk our ability to make a success of Brexit". Lawmakers voted Wednesday by a resounding 522 to 13 to back May's c...


Fox dumps embattled host over harassment allegations

O'Reilly will not return to the Fox News Channel". A New York Times exposé revealed that O'Reilly and Fox had settled five separate sexual harassment cases ...


Hawaii lawmakers criticize Sessions' island judge remarks

But I do know that the merits of the temporary restraining order case won't be decided based on the judge's residence in Hawaii. - Senator Mazie K. Dismissi...


U.S. vice president hails $10bn in Indonesia deals

There's also been plenty of confusion about regional trade after Trump scratched plans for the U.S. to sign off on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade dea...


Trump Rebukes Italian Prime Minister, Calls For No US Intervention In Libya

During a press conference with Italy's Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni on Thursday, President Trump indicated that he plans to hold Iran accountable for failing ...


Possible shutdown, health care quagmire awaiting Congress

That might energize Trump's supporters , who don't have much to celebrate yet. But in a conference call with fellow Democrats Thursday, House Minority Leader...


Security dominates poll after Paris attack

All eyes will be on the French people as they make a huge decision following political upheaval in 2016 in the US with Trump and in the United Kingdom with its ...


Iran not living up to 'spirit' of nuclear deal, says Donald Trump

Supporters and enemies of the Iranian regime were keenly awaiting the decision. Mr Tillerson accused Iran of intensifying multiple conflicts including the one...


USA backtracks on 'armada' sailing towards N. Korea

The Trump administration cited the deployment of the naval strike force, which includes the carrier and four warships, as a clear warning to North Korea, which ...


French far-right candidate Le Pen hardens tone on foreigners

A week before France's presidential election, President Francois Hollande warned the candidates against scapegoating Europe, and self-styled revolutionary Jean-...


Turkey Arrests Dozens Over Referendum Protests

Bulent Tezcan, deputy leader of the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP), formally requested that the Supreme Election Board (YSK) cancel the result....


Duterte offers bounty for extremists in foiled island attack

On same day, around 9 p.m. a second encounter between the government troops and the remaining members of ASG occurred that left three bandits dead. "I think the...


Kim Jong Un's political strategy boosts North Korea weapons program

A day after North Korea's Vice Foreign Minister said Pyongyang would test missiles weekly and use nuclear weapons if threatened, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spok...


New Venezuela protest clashes follow deadly unrest

But like the donation to Trump, the country's leader President Nicolas Maduro's spending priorities are being called into question. An anti-government protest...


Policeman, attacker killed in Champs-Élysées terror attack

The outcome of the election was being closely watched for signs that Europe is moving toward nationalist candidates like Le Pen. Islamic State claimed respon...


Trump Contradicts State Department On Iran Deal

Trump did not give any additional details about Iran's adherence to the pact. He says his administration will have "something to say about" the Iran nuclear d...


U.S. threatens more pressure on Syria after missile strikes

A joint command center made up of the forces of Russia, Iran and militias supporting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Sunday said the US strike on a Syrian...


UK Parliament: Theresa May calls for snap polls on June 8

Parliament will be dissolved on May 2, sparking nearly six weeks of campaigning. The Scottish National Party (SNP) has signalled its MPs will abstain in the...


Theresa May's U-turn on calling an election

Fifty-eight per cent of voters agreed that opposition parties were doing more harm than good, and 68pc said the election would provide more stability. Europea...


Berkeley cancels Ann Coulter's visit fearing violent protests

Coulter, the event sponsors, audience, and bystanders could be adequately protected - at any of the campus venues available on April 27", the letter said. Cou...


Syria War: Huge Bomb Kills Dozens Of Evacuees

At least 68 Syrian refugee kids were slaughtered while waiting for an afternoon snack in a bomb attack on a bus convoy that killed some 126 people on Saturday, ...


Video shows cop kicking man in head during traffic stop

The incident was captured on cellphone video by a witness sitting in traffic. "What I viewed on that video disturbed me", Gwinnett Police Chief Butch Aye...


Iran 'not living up to the spirit' of nuclear deal, despite compliance

Tillerson: "The United States is keen to avoid a second piece of evidence that strategic patience is a failed approach". "But Iran has not lived up to the spiri...


Federal judge in Arkansas blocks series of executions

Some states have barred the use of the drug, and courts have reached different decisions on what inmates would have to do to suggest alternative means of execut...


Police officer killed in Paris was on duty at Bataclan

France has been under a state of emergency for almost a year and a half, with more than 230 people killed in terror attacks since the start of 2015. Opinion ...


Prosecutors spare Ahok after election defeat

Jakarta has been called to unify following the defeat of its Christian governor in a divisive election that some believe sets a unsafe precedent for the "polit...


Arrests following killing of French police officer

The attacker was identified from papers left in his vehicle. The prosecutor's office also said investigators found a pump-action shotgun and knives in the gun...


Trump says Paris terror attack will have 'big effect' on election

If no one receives at least 50 percent of the vote-a likely possibility, with 11 candidates running-there will be a runoff election on May 7 between the top t...


European Union warns Turkey on death penalty 'red line'

Unlike the Nigerian leader, the European Union on Tuesday called on Turkish authorities to launch "transparent investigations" after global observers criticised...


France on edge on eve of presidential poll

The 48-year-old leader of the anti-immigration National Front (FN) called for France to " immediately " take back control of its borders from the European Uni...


Bill O'Reilly's Fox News Payout Reportedly Worth Millions

O'Reilly was sacked by Fox on Wednesday after a report earlier this month that five women were paid $13 million in settlements after they alleged he has s...


Labour MPs quit ahead of the general election

When asked in an ITV television interview whether Corbyn was a realistic candidate as prime minister, Labour lawmaker Helen Goodman said: "I don't think that th...