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Meet the 2017 Miss United States Contestants

Meet the 2017 Miss United States Contestants

The Miss USA pageant, previously owned by President Donald Trump, will also feature performances by Pitbull , Brett Eldredge and Cirque du Soleil's Michael Jackson "ONE ". She said she hopes to u...

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China's One Belt, One Road initiative ignores India's territorial sovereignty, says Centre

Xi Jinping said the Initiative focuses not only on the Asian, European and African countries, but is also open to all other nations. Christened as China Pakistan Economic Corridor, the 57 billion-do...

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Trump Says 'Fast Decision' Likely on FBI Comey Replacement

Trump told NBC's Lester Holt on Thursday Comey had requested the dinner on January 27, because the wanted to stay on as Federal Bureau of Investigation director. "I have heard that directly from h...

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Trump warns ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation chief against talking to media, threatens 'tapes'

Trump hosted Russia's USA ambassador Sergey Kislyak and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at the White House on Wednesday. Based on my conversations with many print reporters and television producers, I...

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Rafael Nadal beats Novak Djokovic to reach final — Madrid Open

But I did try my best. The four time champion in the Spanish capital collected his first win over Djokovic since the 2014 French Open final at La Caja Mágica. Just his quality was very high. What'...

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Trump Fires James Comey & Sally Yates Testifies

Trump Fires James Comey & Sally Yates Testifies

Amidst a raging political storm, Comey told his colleagues that the President had the right to sack him for any reason "or for no reason at all" and that he had come to terms with it. The Senate comm...

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Elections BC accepts recounts for two ridings, rejects four other requests

Recount requests are accepted if the difference between the top two candidates is 100 votes or less, or if there were errors with accepting votes, rejecting ballots or discrepancies between the ballot...

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Pablo Zabaleta to leave Manchester City

NAN reports that there was controversy over the home side's first goal, which came when David Silva turned in Leroy Sane's shot. It looked like Craig Shakespeare's men were in for a thoroughly mis...

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Turkey may come to PKK-held Sinjar overnight, President Erdoğan says

Turkey may come to PKK-held Sinjar overnight, President Erdoğan says

Anti-ISIL coalition forces are patrolling the Turkey-Syria border in the wake of Turkey's counter-terrorism operation in Iraq and Syria, U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) told Anadolu Agency on Saturda...

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Syria rejects global forces in safe zones

Syria rejects global forces in safe zones

There was a reported drop in fighting in the four areas designated by the de-escalation agreement: Idlib province, north Homs province, the Ghouta suburbs of Damascus and parts of Syria's southern...

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France polls: Le Pen accused of plagiarising Fillon's speech

France polls: Le Pen accused of plagiarising Fillon's speech

Several sections of her speech on Monday in Villepinte, north of Paris, appear to repeat nearly word-for-word comments Fillon made in an address on April 15, BBC reported. According to the French In...

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IS downs Iraqi helicopter west of Mosul

IS downs Iraqi helicopter west of Mosul

The special forces of the Counter-Terrorism Service (CTS) initiated a progress at dawn in the two neighborhoods of al-Uraybi and Rifai, and managed to defeat the IS defensive lines and fierce street-t...

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Nigeria's Buhari meets 82 freed schoolgirls

Nigeria's Buhari meets 82 freed schoolgirls

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari traveled to London Sunday night for a "follow-up medical consultation with his doctors", according to a statement from Special Adviser to the President Femi Ade...

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US Senate Democrats seek details on possible Comey funding request

She also was deputy special counsel to the Senate special committee that investigated President Bill Clinton's Whitewater scandal. Trump's personal attack on Comey seemed created to underline that...

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Obama said to have warned Trump against hiring Flynn

Obama said to have warned Trump against hiring Flynn

She appeared before a Senate panel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, and told of her discussions with White House counsel Don McGahn. Flynn has emerged as a central...

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Nadal snaps winless streak vs Djokovic to reach Madrid final

Nadal snaps winless streak vs Djokovic to reach Madrid final

He broke Lopez once in each set to complete a copybook 6-4 7-5 victory. "What's important to me is to make it to another final". He broke at love in the first game with a return victor and a forehan...

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Trump says he could name Federal Bureau of Investigation head by next week

The move prompted an uproar among Democrats and some Republicans because Comey's agency is leading an investigation into whether there were connections between Russian interference in last year's pres...

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Trump urges university graduates to stand up to criticism

Trump urges university graduates to stand up to criticism

He fired his FBI director, he's facing questions about the timing of that firing, whether it had anything to do with the Russian Federation investigation that Jim Comey was running. Trump praised Libe...

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US, Russia Pledge to Avoid Clashes Over Syria

US, Russia Pledge to Avoid Clashes Over Syria

According to the deal, the areas will be surrounded by "security zones" with checkpoints and observation centres "ensured by the forces of the guarantors by consensus". "The devil is always in the det...

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Trump to move quickly to replace Federal Bureau of Investigation director

The president said Saturday a new director could be named by Friday, the day he departs for his first presidential foreign trip. There are thought to be around a dozen candidates in line for the job...

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Trump lawyers detail his 'immaterial' earnings from Russian sources

The letter that Trump released was signed by Sheri Dillon and William Nelson and dated March 8, 2017. With a few exceptions - detailed below your tax returns do not reflect (1) any income of an...

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BC Greens begin talks with other parties

Christy Clark claimed victory Tuesday night and said her B.C. Liberal Party will carry on, a razor-thin two seats ahead of the resurgent NDP. Meanwhile, Weaver says he needs to see how he can work a...

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Renault expects return to normal production on Monday after cyber attack

Renault expects return to normal production on Monday after cyber attack

The two unionists spoke on condition of anonymity because of the sensitiveness of the issue. Renault officials were not immediately available for comment. The effects of the attack on Turkey is unclea...

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Nuclear Waste Tunnel Collapses in Washington State

Nuclear Waste Tunnel Collapses in Washington State

ORIGINAL: 11:30 a.m. On Tuesday morning, a part of a storage tunnel which contains radioactive waste collapsed, forcing an emergency declaration at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in the state...

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Belt & Road Initiative 'project of century' to benefit people worldwide: Chinese President

Belt & Road Initiative 'project of century' to benefit people worldwide: Chinese President

Once Xi Jinping took over China's leadership in 2012, he and his team inaugurated a comprehensive scheme to manage the impact of China's new-found economic power on the outside world, with the aim o...

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Erdogan says Syria's Raqqa will 'turn into a graveyard' for Islamic State

Erdogan says Syria's Raqqa will 'turn into a graveyard' for Islamic State

Video from northern Syria showed the USA patrols alongside Kurds flying the People's Protection Units flag. Turkey and the United States can join forces to turn the Islamic State jihadist group'...

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Pakistan fully supports China's One Belt One Road initiative: PM

Putin made the remarks at the opening ceremony of the Belt and Road Initiative Forum for International Cooperation taking place in Beijing on May 14-15. Christened as China Pakistan Economic Corrid...

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India skips China's BRF summit ceremony

The CPEC, which connects China's Kashgar in Xinjiang with Gwadar port in Pakistan's Balochistan, is a key artery of the One Belt One Road project (OBOR), and is progressing at a fast pace. frustrati...

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North Korea: latest missile flies 700km

Donald Trump has been briefed on North Korea's latest missile launch and believes Russian Federation must be unhappy with the firing as the missile fell close to the country, the White House said S...

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PM Modi speaks to French President-Elect Macron

The centrist Macron, 39, formed his own party only last year, and his election victory over the National Front's Marine Le Pen on Sunday has destroyed the dominance of the centre-left and centre-right...

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EU, US to review electronic device ban on flights

The current USA ban, which applies to laptops, tablets and larger smartphones, is being enforced on US-bound flights from 10 airports in the Middle East and North Africa including Turkey, Saudi Arabia...

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UN's 'Absurd' Birthday Present to Israel: Resolution Brands Them 'Occupiers'

The resolution, adopted Tuesday by the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), declared all Israeli legislation relating to Jerusalem's disputed status to be "null and void". "T...

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Former French PM Manuel Valls pledges allegiance to Emmanuel Macron's movement

Whether Valls' offer has been accepted will be known on Thursday when the names of Macron's 577 candidates in the legislative elections will be announced. At 39, the pro-EU former investment banker wi...

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Feliz Cinco de Mayo!

Feliz Cinco de Mayo!

And some, I assume, are good people". "These guys here do that", said Anthony Edgehill, Director, Damascus Senior Center. "Like so many immigrant groups in this country, Mexican-Americans have kept us...

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Trump, Russia's Lavrov discuss Syrian civil war

Trump, Russia's Lavrov discuss Syrian civil war

But they [the media] did not talk about Ukraine, the president said. Russian officials have fired back fiercely by taking aim at the USA media. Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov picked an i...

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