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Jordan not part of Syria deescalation deal

Jordan not part of Syria deescalation deal

Rankine-Galloway noted that the USA government is not party to the agreement, which was struck during cease-fire talks in Kazakhstan on Thursday. "Aviation operations, especially by the global coali...

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Kushner Family Business Pitch In China Prompts Questions About Investor Visas

Kushner is facing a wave of criticism after his family staged events in China last week that encouraged wealthy Chinese to invest in luxury developments in exchange for United States green cards throu...

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Pentagon Deploys Troops to Turkey's Border With Syria

USA troops are now patrolling the Turkish-Syrian border, the Military Times reported Friday. Turkey considers members of the YPG or People's Defence Units to be terrorists whereas the U.S. "We hav...

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US man arrested over series of fatal Arizona shootings

US man arrested over series of fatal Arizona shootings

Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams says tips from the public led to Saucedo being linked to last year's killings. The serial shooter that plagued the Phoenix area for four months in 2016 has be...

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North Korea crisis: Trump calls Kim a

North Korea crisis: Trump calls Kim a "pretty smart cookie"

The missile blew up harmlessly over land in North Korean territory, US Navy Cmdr. The latest test came as US officials pivoted from a hard line to diplomacy at the U.N.in an effort to address what m...

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Venezuela's President Wants To Scrap Existing Government, Rewrite Constitution

The decree was to "block the fascist coup" threatening the country, he told thousands of supporters in Caracas at a May Day rally. Venezuela last week said it was quitting the Organisation of Amer...

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White House scrubs campaign website to hide Trump's past Muslim ban comments

The controversial Muslim ban proposal was removed on Monday from the campaign website of US President Donald Trump months after two executive orders barring citizens of several Muslim-majority c...

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'Everybody' has better healthcare than U.S.

'Everybody' has better healthcare than U.S.

President, you're right, in Australia and every other major country on Earth they guarantee health care to all people". The comments came hours after Republicans in the House narrowly approved leg...

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UNESCO Adopts Resolution Denying Israel's Rights to J'slm

Netanyahu dismissed the resolution, which passed by 22 votes to 10, with 23 abstentions. The resolution, passed yesterday at the United Nations organisation's Paris headquarters, denounced actio...

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Facebook under fire after Thai man broadcasts baby daughter's murder

Facebook under fire after Thai man broadcasts baby daughter's murder

The incident also caught the attention of Phuket Governor Norraphat Plodthong, who expressed his condolences and said the government would extend financial support to the family, if needed. The kill...

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Around 100 Taliban, ISIS militants killed in clashes: Afghanistan

Around 100 Taliban, ISIS militants killed in clashes: Afghanistan

Department of Defense shows a GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb strike on an Islamic State militant cave and tunnel systems in the Nangarhar Province in eastern Afghanistan. Two American serv...

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Gold Prices Struggle For Direction, Bond Markets Will Be Crucial

Gold Prices Struggle For Direction, Bond Markets Will Be Crucial

The spot gold price was down 0.5 percent at $1,220.30 an ounce at 1246 GMT, falling below its 100-day moving average, a key technical support level now at $1,224. "Market participants have made their ...

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Duke of Edinburgh to step down from royal public engagements

Duke of Edinburgh to step down from royal public engagements

But Buckingham Palace stressed he might decide to attend certain events from time to time. Several news outlets are speculating it could be concerning Queen Elizabeth or her husband, Prince Philip ...

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Venezuela street protests again turn deadly as overhaul of constitution begins

Venezuela street protests again turn deadly as overhaul of constitution begins

Hundreds more have been injured, including more than 150 on Wednesday alone. The legislation also instructs the intelligence community to prepare a partly unclassified report on Venezuelan governmen...

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Marion Maréchal-Le Pen 'to quit politics'

Marion Maréchal-Le Pen 'to quit politics'

Le Pen is expected to rebrand her far-right Front National party in hopes of making it palatable to a broader electorate, so the fight against nationalism in France is far from over. And many consider...

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Venezuela's Maduro calls for new constitution amid crisis

Rodriguez sought to "completely disprove" the opposition's claim that security forces fired a tear gas canister which hit the chest of 20-year-old college student and killed him died during a protes...

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Riyadh first stop in Trump's inaugural overseas trip

Foreign trips can often prove a challenge for even the most experienced politician - fraught with diplomatic pitfalls and unintended consequences. According to Anadolu Agency, a White House state...

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GOP revives struggling health care bill for vote

Failure would be catastrophic. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said Trump's call for a shutdown is a "very, very bad idea because it would hurt so many average folks". Congress is ex...

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Bernie Sanders Calls Out Trump for Praising Australia's Universal Health Care

As Trump gloated about how he thinks the bill will improve health care for Americans, he turned to Turnbull and said , "You have better health care than we do". Let's take a look at the Australia...

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Conservatives gain in United Kingdom local elections ahead of June parliamentary poll

Labour emerged seriously diminished, losing five councils and with 133 fewer councillors. May is asking voters to strengthen her hand as she seeks a mandate for her plan to implement the result of l...

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Trump signs order to ease ban on political activity by churches

It also provides " regulatory relief " for organizations that object on religious grounds to a provision in Obamacare that mandates employers provide certain health services, including coverage for co...

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After decisive win, Macron to take over on Sunday

He had heard and understood the "rage, anxiety and doubt" of the many French electors and would use his five years in office to combat the "forces of division that undermine France ". About a quarter...

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Always Dreaming Wins The 143rd Kentucky Derby

Always Dreaming Wins The 143rd Kentucky Derby

His first came astride Animal Kingdom in 2011 for trainer Graham Motion. Pletcher did note he also had two seconds and three thirds and that Always Dreaming was the first favorite he saddled in th...

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Recent Border Fight Killed 50 Afghan Troops

Pakistan inherited its 2,400-km (1,500-mile) border with its western neighbour when it gained independence from British Empire in 1947. However, he said, the armed forces would not allow anyone to e...

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Trump Call For Muslim Ban Deleted After Question

Trump Call For Muslim Ban Deleted After Question

Trump's order, a revision of a January 27 order that was also blocked by federal courts, would temporarily halt admissions of anyone from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen, as well as refu...

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Iran's Rouhani congratulates France Macron on presidential victory

Iran's Rouhani congratulates France Macron on presidential victory

The European Union is, for now, safe and globalisation and free trade remain strong; governments, stock and currency markets and businesspeople have breathed a sigh of relief. In an early plea for u...

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Phoenix serial killing suspect arrested in deaths of 9

Phoenix serial killing suspect arrested in deaths of 9

Police said they investigated whether Saucedo might be the so-called Phoenix freeway shooter believed responsible for nearly 12 incidents, none fatal, on I-10 in 2015. The first shooting happened on...

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Trump Congratulates Macron On 'Big' Win In French Presidential Election

At an age when most of us are still figuring out ways to pay off our mortgages, Emmanuel Macron is running an entire country. Legislative elections will be held in France this June, and "I'll be at ...

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Leahy grills Comey on Clinton emails

Comey told the senate committee the Federal Bureau of Investigation reopened the probe after agents discovered additional classified emails forwarded by Clinton aide Huma Abedin to her husband, who wa...

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Will President Trump Attack North Korea? 'I Don't Know

Will President Trump Attack North Korea? 'I Don't Know

White House officials said Trump was briefed as Air Force One returned to Maryland from Atlanta, where Trump earlier addressed a meeting of the National Rifle Association . "And it also means being p...

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Trump to supporters: The media deserves a 'big, fat, failing grade'

Trump to supporters: The media deserves a 'big, fat, failing grade'

In Washington, White House Correspondents' Association President Jeff Mason defended press freedom, saying attempts to undermine the media was unsafe for democracy. -Edgar A. Poe Award victor: David...

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2 killed when cargo plane goes off runway in West Virginia

Plante told ABC News that the airplane was a Short Brothers 330 model. "We appreciate the patience of our passengers during this hard time", Yeager Airport Executive Director Terry Sayre said. UPS...

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Germany detains third man suspected of planning 'extremist' attack

Germany detains third man suspected of planning 'extremist' attack

The soldier is also believed to be an accomplice of the right-wing lieutenant Franco A. Prosecutors say the three suspects "planned an attack against a high-ranking politician or public figure who w...

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After presidency, Parliament: Macron faces new battle

Final results showed he had won 66.1 percent of the votes to 33.9 percent for Le Pen. Mr Hollande announced that the inauguration of his successor will take place on Sunday. Mr Putin had spoken favo...

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Britain 'underestimates' Brexit challenge, European Commission chief says

European Union leaders agreed on Saturday that they would only start talks on issues such as future trading arrangements after "sufficient progress" was made on the terms of Britain's departure. Thoug...

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