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White House Skeptical of Yates' Heads Up on Flynn, Cited Partisan Motives

Press secretary Sean Spicer said the White House wanted to give Flynn, the former national security adviser, "due process" after Yates reported his call with ...


Sen. McCain Breaks Party Rank, Anti-Environment Bill Falters in Senate

An estimated $ 330 million a year in methane - the component of natural gas - is wasted through leaks or intentional releases, enough to power about 5 million ...


Trump to delay decision on Paris climate agreement until after summit

Ms Haim said during the leaders' 10-minute conversation, they also discussed issues including the fight against terrorism, transatlantic relations, and the econ...


Former Trump adviser Mike Flynn under DoD investigation

A key document released Thursday by Cummings showed that Flynn was warned by a Defense Intelligence Agency official in October 2014 that he would need clearanc...


England, France, Argentina in same pool for 2019 World Cup

The other eight teams will be made up of qualifiers. "I am sure Rugby World Cup will be a fantastic success and will further boost rugby around the world", sa...


U.S. imposes sanctions on Syrian researchers in response to alleged chemical attack

Investigators found shortly after that some nerve agent was used during the attack against the civilians. Treasury officials said that those on the sanctions ...


Sen. Kamala Harris: 'There's nothing about any of this that is normal'

Charles Geyh, a judicial ethics expert at Indiana University's Maurer School of Law, told the National Law Journal , "As a circuit judge, Gorsuch appears to ha...


Syrian rebels, families start leaving Damascus neighborhood

Several other council diplomats said a vote Monday or Tuesday — as Moscow is seeking — is highly unlikely, explaining that they need details on the zones. "The ...


Gillibrand on Comey Firing: 'No President Is Above the Law'

But Trump gave an entirely different explanation to Holt. A previously-scheduled Senate Intelligence Committee hearing today on "Worldwide Threats" became the...


After S. Korean leader eyes North trip, Trump offers US invite

Moon's willingness to engage with Kim Jong-un marks a seismic shift in South Korea's policy towards Pyongyang. Bruce Klingner, a senior research fellow for N...


Justice Department subpoenas Michael Flynn associates on day Trump fires James Comey

Washington Post: Yates says she warned White House Flynn could be "blackmailed" - "Former acting attorney general Sally Yates said Monday she warned the to...


Republican senators question Trump's firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Comey. However several former FBI agents have come out to speak highly of Comey and said, regardless of the intent, the outcome of the sacking will lead to a ...


Clashes erupt as Palestinians back hunger strikers

Clashes erupted in the occupied West Bank on Thursday between Israeli soldiers and hundreds of Palestinians protesting in support of hunger strikers in Israeli ...


Mugabe 'not asleep just resting his eyes' - spokesman

He then compared Mr Mugabe to the anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, whose eyes were affected by years of working in a limestone quarry while imprisoned on Rob...


Trump admits Russian Federation probe played into Comey's firing

Trump faces accusations from Democrats that he fired Comey to hinder the FBI investigation into United States intelligence agency allegations that Russian Fe...


Trump, Russia's Lavrov discuss Syrian civil war

According to the Washington Post , the White House did not know the photographer was also a member of the Russian state news agency when he was admitted, and fo...


Will go to ACB over water tanker scam, says Kapil Mishra

The youth has been identified as Ankit Bhardwaj. The former mayor said Mishra was only "an agent of truth" and would keep soldiering on as he was very stubborn....


Erdogan and Trump to meet at White House

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will visit the nation's capital and will drop by the White House May 16 for a meeting with Trump. Spicer said Trump and...


EVM row: Shiv Sena bats strongly for ballot paper

The meeting comes days after the Aam Admi Party staged a demonstration on hacking a "voting machine" in the Delhi Assembly. "We will demand that the machines th...


Prince Philip, Husband of England's Queen Elizabeth, to Retire From Royal Duties

He began writing to Queen Elizabeth when he was 18, and the pair married in 1947 - they will celebrate their 70th anniversary in November 2017. Following the ...


Trump launches voter fraud review

And Dunlap is fine with the outcome either way, saying it remains to be seen if the commission is a waste of taxpayer dollars, but his hope is that the commissi...


South Korea's Moon Brings Shift on North Korea: QuickTake Q&A

Moon succeeded Park Geun-hye, who was removed by a Constitutional Court ruling on March 10, that upheld her parliamentary impeachment over a series of corruptio...


Russia, Iran, Turkey Establish Syria De-Escalation Zones for 6 Months: Memorandum

According to the agreement, the government and opposition forces will halt fighting for six months in four zones, in the northwestern province of Idlib part of ...


India Poll Panel Defends Voting Machines After 'Hacking' Demonstration By Party

Scindia said the poll watchdog should prove that it is technically unfeasible to alter the EVMs software. The commission had brusquely rejected AAP's allegation...


China's Silk Road forum latest effort to boost Xi's stature

This month, Beijing hosts a lavish worldwide conference to showcase President Xi Jinping's One Belt, One Road initiative, an ambitious project meant to recrea...


Russian probe hits a new stride as Trump hosts Kremlin leaders

Even as Russian Federation and the U.S resume talks, the same won't be enough to end the unfolding political drama where the Kremlin is accused of meddling in t...


Putin and Trump to meet in Hamburg in July

The Trump administration said Comey was sacked for mishandling the investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server as secretary of state, b...


Climate envoys meet in Bonn amid concern over USA stance

Trump has yet to announce whether he intends keeping a campaign promise to withdraw Washington from the hard-fought agreement in whose birth his predecessor, B...


US Navy SEAL killed in Somalia in mission against al-Shabaab

The US pulled out of Somalia after 1993, following the "Black Hawk Down" incident, when two helicopters were shot down in Mogadishu and bodies of Americans we...


A United Nations birthday slap at Israel

United Nations cultural agency calls on "occupying power" to end projects aimed at altering "character and status of the Holy City". Resolution 201 EX/PX/DR....


All Blacks draw Springboks in 2019 Rugby World Cup pool

Joe Schmidt's men have been drawn in Pool A , alongside Scotland , hosts Japan , the Europe 1 qualifer and a play-off victor. Australia, twice champions an...


England, France get tough World Cup draw

The pooling was done on Wednesday in Japan where the Africa victor, hopefully Kenya Simbas, will play reigning champions New Zealand, South Africa and a repec...


Head of Islamic State in Afghanistan killed - government

The local ISIS affiliate is also known as the Islamic State Khorasan (IS-K), which reportedly is connected with ISIS forces in Iraq and Syria. Any change in t...


Led coalition patrols Turkey-Syria border

Tensions rose Saturday along the Turkish-Syrian border as both Turkey and the US moved armored vehicles to the region and Turkey's leader once again demanded th...


No China investor meetings this weekend for Kushner firm

Program critics have nicknamed it "visas for cash". The company later apologized . The company owned by the family of senior White House aide Jared Kushner w...