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New South Korea President Vows To Address North Korea, Broader Tensions 'Urgently'

South Korea's newly elected president, Moon Jae-in, is willing to talk with North Korea's Kim Jong Un regarding Kim's nuclear weapons program. The Trump adm...


"Sanctuary City" Bill headed to Gov. Abbott's desk

House Bill 2899 would ban political subdivisions, including school districts, from enacting or enforcing policies to protect a class of persons if they aren't...


State Department cuts Lavrov joke from video; Russian MFA highlights it

The Kremlin on Wednesday downplayed President Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey and instead focused on ways that Russian Federation and the United St...


Trump launches commission to investigate voter fraud

It will include two Republicans and two Democrats, New Hampshire Secretary of State Bill Gardner and Maine Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap. The New Hampshir...


Senate Intelligence Committee subpoenas Michael Flynn for Russian Federation investigation

Less than a month after appointing him, President Donald Trump fired Flynn for misleading Vice President Mike Pence and senior administration officials regardin...


Palestinian leader hails Trump's Mideast peace efforts

The reconstruction of Bethlehem's Old City will increase tourist inflow, Russian President Vladimir Putin said following talks with Palestinian leader Mahmoud...


Korea's Moon to send delegation to China amid frayed ties

Moon Jae-in on his election as the new President of the Republic of Korea (ROK)", Presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella said. Relations between the two Koreas h...


Saudi Arabia First Stop of Trump International Trip

The president will stop in Rome to meet the pope before heading to Brussels for a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit and then returning to Sicily for a m...


Experts see instability in the legislature after B.C. election

The preliminary count of this year's absentee ballots is 176,104, nearly ten per cent of the total voter turnout. A final tally is expected by May 24, when a...


Duterte appeals to Trump: Keep restraint over North Korea

Washington, until recently, was active in the South China Sea maritime dispute with its freedom of navigation operations in a bid to counter China's military ex...


White House furious after Russian media posted Oval Office photos

On Wednesday, the White House was apparently tricked into letting a Russian state photographer snap and release photos of Trump's meeting with Russian Foreign M...


Trump hosts Russian foreign minister, envoy at White House

Fourth from right is Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Sergei Kislyak. The meeting came amid tensions between the USA and Russian Federation as the two countries...


Jeremy Corbyn says winning the General Election will be a historic challenge

In the West Midlands and Tees Valley, both previously solid Labour areas, Corbyn's party lost out to the Tories in the metro mayor election. Cable said: "Ukip...


Labour Party's Leaked Draft Manifesto Reveals Plan to 'Transform' UK

I think what we see from the issue around the Labour Party's manifesto is, first of all, it is pretty shambolic the way the manifesto has come out. "Jeremy Co...


Comey sends farewell letter to Federal Bureau of Investigation colleagues

The White House appeared caught off guard by the intense response to Mr Comey's firing, given that the FBI director had become a pariah among Democrats for his ...


Ismail Haniya, Hamas new political leader

The 54-year-old's sudden return to power is regarded as another sign of a shift within the movement that has been governing Gaza for a decade to recolate the ...


Moon Jae-in sworn in as Korea's new president

Choe Il told Sky News : 'I can say that the nuclear test will be conducted at the place and time as decided by our supreme leader, Kim Jong Un'. He has repor...


Trudeau congratulates Macron on election as French president

He asked to run for parliament next month as part of Mr Macron's movement Republic on the Move, but party secretary Richard Ferrand said on Thursday that his re...


European Union chief Tusk calls for calm as Brexit tensions soar

May said Wednesday: "Threats against Britain have been issued by European politicians and officials". The conference was also addressed by lead Brexit negotia...


Former Giants star Victor Cruz will visit Jaguars, Tom Coughlin

Cruz, 30, spent the first six seasons in the National Football League with the New York Giants, breaking out in his 2011 season with over 1,500 receiving yards ...


Trump invites new South Korean leader to US

Moon has a very different perspective, believing confrontation has done nothing to stop North Korea from expanding its nuclear arsenal. The South is also embr...


Hillary Clinton reportedly had 'mixed mind' about Comey's firing

His assertions came as Comey's temporary replacement joined in, contradicting other administration statements on the snowballing controversy. That admission c...


Trump Hosts Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov And Ambassador Kislyak At White House

The senior Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee is accusing the White House of not taking the investigation into Russian Federation and the election se...


Oval Office meeting with Russian officials raises eyebrows

He's a grandstander". "I never thought I'd have to answer such questions, particularly in the United States, given your highly developed democratic system", h...


The Texas Tribune talks "Sanctuary Cities", "David's Law"

That was far from the only drama this week under the Pink Dome. The faith leaders' protest came on the same day a House committee is set to consider legislati...


Younis Khan set to coach Afghanistan

Both the star players will no longer been seen again in any worldwide match. "It gives us additional motivation and I hope it's the same for the team as well"...


Comey Requested More Resources for Russia Investigation Days Before Firing

But Democrats question whether Trump removed Comey for conducting an investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election and Russian ties to Trump's p...


Pakistan PM, 4 CMs to attend OBOR summit in China

Beijing-backed financial institutions such as the New Development Bank, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and The Silk Road Fund have a combined financial fi...


Parents Cheer Planned Return to School of 24 Chibok Girls in Nigeria

While the 21 girls freed in October were able to see their families in Chibok over Christmas, they were not allowed to return to their family homes. It is a lar...


Aisha Buhari, Dolapo Osinbajo, governors' wives visit rescued 82 Chibok girls

Women's Affairs Minister Aisha Alhassan said the girls will be ready psychologically. One of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014 and who ...


'Flynn was compromised by Russia'

The true story of Michael Flynn's departure from the Trump White House is shaping up to be very different from the story the White House pushed forward at the t...


Russian Federation probe will go on without Comey — Acting FBI director

While Comey acknowledged Clinton's missteps, he said "no reasonable prosecutor would bring such a case" against her, something Trump did not want to hear. Deput...


Pentagon chief, Turkish PM meet after decision to arm Kurds

The SDF is dominated by the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG), seen by the U.S. as an indispensable ally in the fight against IS but considered a "terrori...


Trump's trade nominee easily overcomes Senate hurdle

Although Lighthizer was confirmed in a landslide, notable Senators, such as John McCain, voted against him, citing fears that Lighthizer's renegotiation of NAFT...


What does France's new president-elect have to offer?

All that's missing, it seems, are a butcher, a baker and a candlestick-maker. The National Assembly in France has full powers to pass laws and approve the prime...