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Spicer: 'I hope Yates testifies'

Spicer: 'I hope Yates testifies'

In a March 23 letter to Acting Assistant Attorney General Samuel Ramer, Yates's attorney David O'Neil described the government's position, following a meeting he attended at the Justice Department on ...

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Turkey concludes Euphrates Shield operation in northern Syria

Turkey concludes Euphrates Shield operation in northern Syria

Turkey sent troops, tanks and warplanes to support Free Syrian Army (FSA) rebels, push ISIS militants away from its border and stop the advance of Kurdish fighters. "Euphrates Shield is over". Erdog...

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Scotland Yard names Khalid Masood as parliament jihadist

A 32-year-old woman arrested in Manchester was bailed pending further enquiries until a date in late March. British anti-terrorism police said on Saturday they still believe the man who launched a d...

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GST Bills tabled in Parliament

GST Bills tabled in Parliament

Raj, a former revenue officer, said the GST Bill has been brought to end the different tax slabs prevalent in different states besides abolishing the cascading effects of the current tax structure. Co...

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Trump Administration sought to block Yates

But the task force's true power in the White House remained unclear, according to a half-dozen West Wing officials and Kushner associates who spoke on the condition of anonymity. Nunes also deflected ...

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Man Utd 'prepare £173m bid for Neymar

I think he has had a good first season, settling back into England. The 75-year old added: "They could do it [finish fourth], but I look on the Europa League as a great chance . So I am always obje...

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Martin McGuinness, ex-IRA commander, dead at 66

Sinn Fein refused to appoint a replacement due to the row with the pro-British DUP, triggering local elections this month in which it made major gains. He was in the inner circle when, in 1972, an IRA...

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Holyrood's backing for new independence vote must be respected: Nicola Sturgeon

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is expected to ask the British Parliament for an outright independence vote sometime next year. Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon , left, leaves after the v...

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Toshiba's Westinghouse to file for Chapter 11, Japan govt says

Westinghouse Electric Company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Wednesday, saying it needed to restructure because of "certain financial and construction challenges" from its nuclear power pl...

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House intelligence panel chair cancels public session on Russian Federation

House intelligence panel chair cancels public session on Russian Federation

He then traveled to the White House to brief the president about the documents he had received. On Friday, he made a point of noting that he had known of what is referred to as the "unmasking" of thos...

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Devin Nunes Refuses To Step Away From Russia Investigation

That has prompted Schiff to call for Nunes to recuse himself from the Intelligence Committee's investigation into last year's meddling by Russian Federation in the presidential election. Nunes, who ...

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Israeli teenager arrested for bomb threats to JCCs

The suspect , a resident of the southern coastal city of Ashkelon, was arrested by Israeli authorities after a worldwide search for the person or persons responsible for a flood of bomb threats tar...

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IIHF Women's World Championship Starts Friday

IIHF Women's World Championship Starts Friday

Friday , March 31, vs. USA Hockey confirmed the agreement, but said that the terms of the deal are not being released. The deal that will get them back on the ice is said to include performance incent...

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Quotes from key players in Brexit

She made a rousing plea for unity, fending off pressure from the Scottish National Party to hold a second independence referendum because of the UK's Brexit vote, and said she hoped the United King...

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N. Korea engine test may be prelude to partial ICBM flight

N. Korea engine test may be prelude to partial ICBM flight

The high-thrust rocket engine appeared to be powered with liquid fuel, according to Melissa Hanham, an expert at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, rather than the solid fuel the re...

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Trump says he expects health care deal soon

Trump says he expects health care deal soon

And before the hearing was officially nixed by Rep. Nunes, Yates received multiple letters from the Justice Department and the White House Counsel's Office informing her that certain bits of testi...

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Freezing rain possible Thursday night, soggy Friday in forecast

Freezing rain possible Thursday night, soggy Friday in forecast

The agency issued a special weather statement for Niagara, and much of Southern Ontario, saying the month will end on a wintery note for some, and a wet one for others. Several hours of freezing rai...

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Oklahoma officer wounded in traffic-stop shooting has died

Justin Terney , 22, a Tecumseh , Okla., police officer died Monday after a shootout during a traffic stop late Sunday. Assistant Tecumseh chief J.R. Dillon Degraffenreid, 21, a paramedic in Tec...

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Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh clears floor test with 33 MLAs

Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh clears floor test with 33 MLAs

Singh faces the hard task of managing the contradictions within the coalition. The central government "recognised" the grievances of UNC "as there was non-adherence to the four Memoranda of Understa...

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'Blind' Sanctions Unable to Solve N Korean Nuclear Issue - Beijing

'Blind' Sanctions Unable to Solve N Korean Nuclear Issue - Beijing

North Korea has nothing to fear from any USA move to broaden sanctions aimed at cutting it off from the global financial system and will pursue "acceleration" of its nuclear and missile programs, a No...

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Ahmed Kathrada, anti-apartheid activist and Mandela ally, dies

That arrest led to the Rivonia trial in which eight of the accused, including Mandela, were convicted of treason and sentenced to life in prison with hard labor. According to the Kathrada Foundation ...

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Scottish lawmakers back Nicola Sturgeon's call for new referendum on independence

Scottish lawmakers back Nicola Sturgeon's call for new referendum on independence

Sturgeon told members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs) she meant to approach the United Kingdom government later this week about transferring referendum powers to Holyrood through a so-called Section...

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Arab ministers adopt resolution on Jerusalem

Arab ministers adopt resolution on Jerusalem

Momani stressed on the Arab League's commitment to the two-state solution for the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. Ahmed Aboul-Gheit, secretary-general of the Arab League, said economic and social issu...

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U.S. temporarily bans electronic devices on some Middle Eastern and African flights

U.S. temporarily bans electronic devices on some Middle Eastern and African flights

The British government announced a ban on electric devices on flights from Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia and Saudi Arabia yesterday. Passengers who usually travel with electronic devices a...

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Russian Defector Critical of Putin Shot Dead in Ukraine

Moscow time , when Voronenkov was leaving the hotel in the company of his bodyguards. According to a translation by Reuters, he said Voronenkov's murder was "an act of state terrorism on the part ...

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Tillerson's China Trip Ends With Warm Words From President Xi

Mr Trump has so far been an unpredictable partner for China, attacking Beijing on issues ranging from trade to the South China Sea and in December by talking to Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen. He sai...

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Police find Chicago teen sexually assaulted on Facebook Live

Deahvion was reportedly found on Tuesday morning walking on a street close to her home by police and was immediately taken home to her mother before going to a hospital for treatment. To find out who ...

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Senate intel panel working on Russia probe

Senate intel panel working on Russia probe

They will look at Russian attempts to influence elections in other countries. For the two senators, Wednesday's press conference could not have stood in starker contrast to the investigation takin...

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Britain's relationship with the European Union summed up in one tweet

Britain's relationship with the European Union summed up in one tweet

John Lydon has defended Brexit, Nigel Farage and Donald Trump in a new interview. The charismatic politician said that "today is a great day" and that the thousands of Irish people living in th...

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Madeira renames its global airport after Cristiano Ronaldo

Ronaldo showed up for the christening-Cristiano-ing?-of his namesake airport and posed next to the bust , but that only served to highlight how little it actually looks like him. With his mother and ...

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NCAA Tournament: Odds to win for each of the Final Four teams

NCAA Tournament: Odds to win for each of the Final Four teams

Based on the pre-tournament seeding, North Carolina would have played SC and Gonzaga would have played Oregon. When the sun set Sunday, it was an East-West All-Star Final Four . "Any time you h...

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No need for EU to 'punish' UK for Brexit, warns London Mayor

No need for EU to 'punish' UK for Brexit, warns London Mayor

Paris- Paris and London , traditional rivals when it comes to attracting tourists and industry, have signed a business agreement to cooperate in attracting visitors and companies. The Paris-London Bu...

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GOP spats stalled health; do they stall Trump?

Job approval ratings are extremely fluid, Gallup noted , and almost all presidents hit lows at some point during their term (or terms) in office. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) holds a news confe...

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UK's 44-year Run as EU Member Ends as Brexit Begins

By triggering Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, the Britain and European Union are expected to have a two-year process in which the terms of exit will be negotiated. Germany and its partners "certa...

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Britain officially files for divorce from the European Union

Britain officially files for divorce from the European Union

The letter was hand-delivered to European Union president Donald Tusk in Brussels by Tim Barrow, Britain's ambassador to the EU, after being signed by May in her Downing Street office. And she sai...

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