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Conservative Twitter gleeful over outrage around Comey's firing

Trump on Wednesday defended his decision to abruptly fire Comey, saying that he did so because "he wasn't doing a good job". "The work of the men and women of...


Australia's Big Four banks look to cut costs as challenges rise

Announced in the Commonwealth's 2017-18 Budget by the Federal Treasurer, the funding boost will be directed towards the National Gallery of Australia, the Natio...


Republicans fail to repeal methane regulations for drilling on public lands

According to the Washington Post , the methane rule will require gas and oil companies to capture methane emissions rather than burn them off or "flare" them ...


Man indicted for stabbing of British student on Jerusalem light railway

The phenomenon is sometimes called "suicide by IDF" and Israeli authorities say it stems from the deep taboo around suicide in Palestinian society, which encour...


North Korea claims USA 'biochemical' plot to kill Kim Jong Un

Kim during a public event using a delayed-action biochemical poison. Photos of the military drill, which was observed by North Korean leader Kim John-un, were...


How Liverpool and Arsenal could face a top four play-off this season

We created more space and overall I think it was a very convincing win. Arsenal fans should know by now it is the hope that kills you, but that didn't stop ...


Comey fired: Why might Trump have axed Federal Bureau of Investigation chief?

McCabe refuted reports , highlighted by the White House that there was a widespread loss of confidence among the rank and file in Comey's leadership. Democrats...


Senate Intelligence Panel Subpoenas Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn

Richard Burr, R-N.C., chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, and Sen. The Senate Intelligence Committee said a subpoena had been issued afte...


Trump meets Lavrov, Kislyak at White House

Speaking at the Russian Embassy in Washington after meeting with Trump and Tillerson, Lavrov said it was "humiliating" for the American people to hear that ...


Trump delays decision on Paris climate agreement, spokesman says

Meanwhile, at a summit in Milan, Italy, focused on climate change and food availability, President Barack Obama defended the Paris agreement earlier Tuesday, sa...


Russian-Proposed 'De-escalation' Plan to Save Syria Gets Underway

The Russian-led deal "was concluded without the Syrian people" and "lacks the minimum basics of legitimacy", it said in a statement. Deputy Defense Minister A...


Former FBI director James Comey pens farewell letter to colleagues

His firing was recommended by the deputy attorney general, Rod Rosenstein, and the attorney general Jeff Sessions . But the revelation intensified the pressure...


Watch Will Ferrell Revive His George W. Bush to Burn Donald Trump

The Indian-Muslim who is a comedian on the "Daily Show" used his 25 minute long monologue to address "the elephant not in the room". He then went through ...


Anderson Cooper's eyeroll is all of us right now

Cooper's show played past clips of Trump praising former FBI Director James Comey , who was recently fired for "not doing a good job" according to Trump and no...


Kushner Family Pitch To Chinese Investors Highlights Controversial Visa Program

Kushner's lawyer says he has no financial interest in the project that was being pitched in China and that he will recuse himself from matters involving the EB-...


Trump eyes mutually-beneficial ties with Russian Federation, says Lavrov

Eventually, it was left to the Russian state press to put out pictures of Trump and Lavrov meeting and shaking hands. During his appearance with Tillerson, La...


Scots primary school bans fidget spinners over injury fears

Before that, many schools banned Heelys, a brand of shoes with wheels embedded into the soles. In many cases, fidget spinners have been confiscated by teachers ...


Moon rises: New South Korean president raises hopes of regional peace

South Korea's new president launched worldwide efforts to defuse tension over North Korea's weapons development on Thursday, urging both dialogue and sanctions ...


Turks in Germany won't be allowed to vote on death penalty - Merkel

Relations between two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies Turkey and Germany became strained during the referendum campaign in April to boost President Re...


Transcript: Interview with Donald Trump

Merriam-Webster's increasingly sassy Twitter account noted that the expression, which it defines as "government investment expenditures created to induce a se...


China's Xi discusses nuclear issue with new South Korean president

Asked if the test's location in the Bohai Sea, close to the tensed Korean Peninsula, could show that the test was specifically aimed at Seoul's THAAD deployment...


Hamas announces arrest in shooting of top militant

Hamas has accused Israel and Palestinian collaborators of assassinating Fukaha and threatened to exact revenge. On Thursday, Haniyeh repeated that "all the ev...


Prosecutors investigate hacking of Macron campaign

French President-elect Emmanuel Macron attends a ceremony commemorating the abolition of slavery, in Paris , Wednesday, May 10, 2017. (On the Move!), as La ...


Salt, Whole Grain Standards in School Lunches Loosened

President Trump's Secretary of Agriculture is rolling back Obama-era regulations on school lunches that were costly for districts and unpopular with students....


Emergency declared at Hanford nuclear site in Washington state

Rail cars carried the radioactive fuel rods into the plant via either of two tunnels. The Energy Department, which owns the Hanford site and is responsible ...


Senate intelligence committee subpoenas Michael Flynn

CNN reported on Tuesday night that investigators were exploring possible wrongdoing in Flynn's disclosure of client payments tied to foreign governments incl...


Turkey's Erdogan demands US reverse decision

The U.S. announced Tuesday that it would arm Syrian Kurdish fighters as a necessary step to recapture the Islamic State stronghold of Raqqa despite opposition f...


Sally Yates was the real blackmailer

Here are some of the biggest issues that have not been directly answered by any current or former government official. In a declassified report released in Ja...


Macron wins French presidency, promises more lawmakers new to politics

The currency pair may consolidate for another day or two, but to zoom out a bit, traders should note that the Macron win has clearly lifted an existential threa...


Tamil Nadu HSC results 2017 to be released tomorrow at tnresults

Here are the quick key steps of checking Tamil Nadu 12th Results 2017. - Download your results and take a print out of the same for further reference. The...


Sergei Lavrov, Russian foreign minister, jokes about Comey firing

Asked why TASS was present at a meeting closed to the press, the White House responded, "On background, our official photographer and their official photographe...


Trump Launches $1.5M 'First 100 Days' TV Ad Promoting Accomplishments

With President Donald Trump's first 100 days nearly behind him, it's time to revisit his tweets since becoming POTUS. The ad highlights the confirmation of Ne...


Images of Trump's 100th Day Rally in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Trump's absence. "That's not Donald Trump's style", NBC News' Andrea Mitchell told MSNBC, referring to the self-deprecating jokes presidents in the past have ...


Former Attorney General: Alarm about Russian blackmail led to warning on Flynn

Yates left her post with the DOJ that day because Trump fired her after she ordered the Justice Department not to defend Trump's January 27 executive order. Spi...


What does council vote tell us about general election?

Once considered a no-go zone for the Tories , they added more than 150 council seats north of the border ahead of next month's general election. Tory candida...