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Donald Trump aides differ over Assad's future after Syria missile strikes

McCain responded to remarks that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made at the end of March, before the attack, including comments that the Syrian people would...


New images show North Koreans playing volleyball at nuclear testing location

As the world was on edge last weekend watching to see whether North Korea would conduct its sixth nuclear test, workers at the test site appear to have been p...


US President Donald Trump signs order to review H-1B visa programme

The new executive order reinforces existing law to make sure the federal government gives priority to American-made goods and services. The presidential orde...


Boris Johnson insists Britain will 'stand alongside' Donald Trump against North Korea

Vice-president Mike Pence, meanwhile, said the "era of strategic patience is over" during a visit to Seoul and he told South Korea the U.S. is with the nati...


Trump on North Korea: Kim 'gotta behave'

The Trump administration has reportedly finalized its North Korea strategy with a focus on "maximum pressure and engagement" toward denuclearization of the comm...


A look at extremist attacks in France in the past few years

French media has released the identity of the lone gunman who shot two police officers in Paris Thursday, killing one. ISIS was quick to claim responsibil...


France tense on the eve of presidential election

But Trump suggested his opinion was no different from an average observer, saying, "Everybody is making predictions on who is going to win". In a just-publish...


Death Toll In Taliban Attack On Afghan Base Kills Dozens

Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid claimed responsibility for the assault. The attackers entered the compound and shot some soldiers as they prayed in a mos...


Bashar Assad asks United Nations to probe suspected chemical attack

The estimate marked the first specific intelligence assessment of Syria's military and weapons capabilities since a chemical attack on the rebel-held town of Kh...


China puts bombers on 'high alert' as tensions with North Korea escalate

Chinese air force land-attack, cruise-missile-capable bombers were put "on high alert" on Wednesday as the USA sees evidence that the Chinese military is prep...


US defence secretary arrives in Cairo for Sisi meeting

I want you to know, in case there is any doubt, Trump said after receiving him in the White House (where Obama never gave access to the Egyptian president), tha...


Pence announces $10B defense and energy deal in Jakarta

Vice President Mike Pence is expected to discuss trade and security with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnball during his visit to the country, Reuters re...


North Korea threatens Australia with nuclear strike over sanctions comments

The spokesman concluded with a stern warning to Bishop: "The Australian foreign minister had better think twice about the consequences entailed by her reckles...


National Hockey League playoffs: Penguins finish off Blue Jackets

He bought a Pittsburgh Penguins Sidney Crosby jersey, drove all the way to OH, bought expensive playoff tickets, went to the game, waited for the Penguins ...


Kushner Failed to Disclose Russian Contacts on Security Clearance Form

On Friday night, Priebus held a meeting at Mar-a-Lago with Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner and Bannon to "smooth things over", a senior administration official...


Cuomo Touts Clinton as Inspiration Behind New York Free Tuition

The income cap rises to $110,000 in 2018 and will reach $125,000 for 2019. Tuition now costs $6,470 at four-year college and $4,350 at community colleges - ...


Iran Says It Will Seek 'No One's Permission' to Build Up Military

Although Rouhani undertook a certain level of outreach to the global community as evidenced by his pursuit of an agreement over the Iranian nuclear program, his...


Jose Mourinho admits injury-hit Man United 'are in trouble'

On the night of the match, United took a lead with Henrikh Mkhitaryan's goal . United's win came at a very high cost. The Special One continued: "I don...


Both China and U.S. have interest in reining in North Korea

After meeting with Abe, Pence held talks with Japanese Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso on a new U.S. -Japan "economic dialogue" to be led by the two. The propo...


Foreign Buyers to be Taxed in Ontario

The plan introduces a new 15 per cent Non-Resident Speculation Tax (NST) on the price of homes in the entire Greater Golden Horseshoe, with the hope of discou...


Trump erodes trust: Putin meets Tillerson

The president's statement reflected that he was drifting away from his campaign promises of establishing better ties with Russian Federation. Canada's positio...


CBS Omits GM Factory Being Seized by Socialist Venezuela

Venezuela's government has taken over factories in the past. GM vowed to legally defend itself, but getting compensated could be hard. The oil giant sought c...


Raging wildfire forces mandatory evacuation in Collier County

As of Saturday, a 400 acre brush fire in Lehigh Acres is 95 percent contained. "Everyone is asked to avoid the area", said Kevin Walter, Polk County Fire Resc...


Turkish Opposition to Seek Referendum Annulment Even After Appeal Rejection

The election observer mission by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), which scrutinized the referendum, issued a statement on its f...


Murray knocked out; Nadal beats birthday boy Zverev

Having made a slow start in his previous match , Murray was able to seize the early initiative on Thursday, coming through a lengthy opening service game befor...


Carrier group wasn't headed for North Korea

Joel Wit, a co-founder of the 38 North programme of the US-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins University, said the matter was "very perplexing" and fed into North...


Sanctuary mayors fire back at Trump administration over immigration

In a news release, the Justice Department said the places were identified in a May 2016 Justice Department Inspector General's Office report as potentially ...


Duterte: The Russians are with me

In January, Manila was visited by a large anti-submarine ship of the Pacific fleet, Admiral Tributs, a 6,930-ton Project 1155 Udaloy I-class anti-submarine wa...


Elizabeth Warren: Americans Should Keep Demanding To See Trump's Taxes

From there, at 9:07 a.m., Trump dove into a subject near and dear to his heart: His electoral college win. ROSE: Trump said during the campaign that he woul...


VP Pence embraces US-Australia partnership

The disagreement came as no surprise, however, as it was only a day earlier that Trump had signed the controversial executive order to temporarily bar admission...


Region's politicians weigh in as general election voted through Westminster

May called the national election in a surprise move on Tuesday, saying it was necessary to boost her majority and provide stability as Britain gears up for two ...


Paris attack: Police detains family members of gunmen

Eventually freed after serving most of his sentence, he was arrested again this year on suspicion of preparing an attack on police - but released for lack of ev...


Korea apparently slams China for stepped-up sanctions

North Korea's latest display of its military hardware at a parade last week focused more on new missiles and less on tanks and artillery, suggesting it was tr...


Mike Pence: WH Moving to 'Isolate' NKorea After Failed Test

Speaking from the deck of the aircraft carrier "USS Ronald Reagan", docked in Yokosuka, Japan, Pence told 2,500 American sailors that North Korea is "the most...


'Light' sentence sought for Ahok over alleged blasphemy

Residents of the Indonesian capital are electing a governor after a polarizing campaign that undermined Indonesia's reputation for practicing a tolerant form of...