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Only 3 people tasked to check on Colorado pipeline safety

And the state's Oil and Gas Conservation Commission this week voted to challenge, in order to seek clarity, a Colorado Court of Appeals ruling that requires pro...


Sally Yates will tell the Senate what she knows about Michael Flynn

Sally Yates largely avoided the public spotlight when she served as deputy attorney general during the final two years of the Obama administration. In a secon...


German factory orders rise for second straight month

Business confidence is at the highest level in nearly six years, and data on Friday is forecast to show that growth accelerated in the three months through Marc...


French president-elect Emmanuel Macron hails 'new page of our history'

France's Front National deputy leader Florian Philippot has said that the Le Pen score is "unprecedented" and that the Front National's campaign was "good", but...


Labour trashes Tory 'hard Brexit', pledges right to stay for European Union residents

In 2015, there was a single debate between all the main British party leaders, watched by an average audience of 7.7 million people. The party will have to focu...


USS Carl Vinson to arrive near Korean peninsula next week

The twin engined F/A-18 is the primary carrier borne strike aircraft operated by US Navy and US Marine Corps. In the wake of combined navy drills between Japa...


Emmanuel Macron wins French presidential election in landslide

In this election, however, it is Macron who appears to have been listening to otherwise unheard voices. French presidential election candidate for the En Marc...


Israel rebukes Sweden for supporting UNESCO resolution

It particularly criticised Israel's annexation of Jerusalem following its occupation of the city's east in 1967. Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, d...


How do you say "hail a ride"in English? In China, it's Didi"

The rollout begins today for users in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou, and will gradually become available in other cities nationwide as the company looks to ...


Despite deconfliction efforts, fighting rages in Syria

The plan is the latest global attempt to reduce violence in the war-torn country and the first to envisage armed foreign monitors on the ground in Syria. An off...


United States planning to kill Kim Jong-un - North Korea claims

North Korea has accused the United States and South Korean spy agencies of an unsuccessful assassination attempt on leader Kim Jong Un involving bio-chemica...


Nepal man, 85, dies trying to become oldest Everest climber

Communication problems made it impossible to contact the base. Sherchan had scaled the Everest at the age of 76 in 2008 and recorded his name in the Guinness ...


Inside Aaron Hernandez's 31 page prison disciplinary report

The report said Hernandez told inmates at the maximum security prison he had learned a convicted person's criminal record is vacated if he dies while an appea...


You will never be forgotten, Nirbhaya: Priyanka Chopra

The four convicts - Mukesh (27), Pawan (20), Vinay (21) and Akshay (29) - have been sentenced to death by the Supreme Court. "I'm so proud of the justice sy...


Talk to, Don't Provoke, North Korea

On Saturday, Pyongyang launched a suspected intermediate-range ballistic missile from a site north of the country's capital. Japanese media reports said it ...


Assad forces behind deadly sarin gas attack, says France

Assad or members of his inner circle ordered the strike, the report shows. Assad has denied responsibility for the attack on Khan Shaykhun, and even suggeste...


Kejriwal should not have attacked PM Modi over surgical strikes: Kumar Vishwas

BJP is leading in 39, AAP in 17 and Congress in 5 wards. Meanwhile, 6 seats were won by the others/independent candidates. "In a strategic move the BJP elimin...


Israeli strike hits Iranian arms supply depot in Damascus

The explosions caused a huge fire and material damage, the source said. "Moscow condemns acts of aggression against Syria and considers that they are unaccep...


This new trailer for Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk is a colossal military disaster

The film, which hits theaters July 21, tells the story of the Dunkirk military operation in 1940 when close to 400,000 troops battled off the shores of France...


Ivanka Trump Gets Icy Reception At Women's Summit In Berlin

At the Berlin event, she discussed support for women entrepreneurs with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde, ...


Russian Federation says de-escalation zones to stay for at least 6 months

But there are also worrisome flaws that could doom the deal to the same fate as its predecessors. No Syrian party has signed onto the deal. The plan, which ...


Oil prices slide below $45 per barrel

Brent crude prices have plunged more than 16% since recent highs of 58 U.S. dollars per barrel (£44.83) in January, when enthusiasm for the Opec oil cuts - me...


Naxalites seeking to destablise development: Rajnath Singh

He said that it is an act of desperation and we have accepted it as a challenge. When one party of 36, out of the total three, sat down for lunch, the squad, ...


Syria still has stockpile of chemical weapons, U.S. defence secretary warns

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Frday characterized North Korea's recent threats of war as provocative but said they have proven to be empty in the past and...


US Defence Sec'y Mattis: Syria still has chemical weapons

The United States launched dozens of missiles against a Syrian air base in response to a chemical attack that killed 90 people, including 30 children. The Uni...


Korea's New President Could Aid Stocks

As the US aims to further isolate North Korea, the likely next leader of South Korea might choose the opposite path. Public anger boiled over, triggering mill...


Afghan, Pakistani officials agree to defuse tension

The police chief said that Pakistani authorities were warned beforehand against conducting any activity in the divided villages, saying they are part of Afghani...


Pope urges mediation in North Korea spat

His main event was a landmark visit to Cairo's Al-Azhar, the revered, 1,000-year-old seat of Sunni Islam learning that trains clerics and scholars from around...


9 killed, 40 injured in Afghan firing in Pakistan

Recently, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani also turned down Pakistan's invitation to visit the country. Pakistan and Afghanistan routinely accuse each other of p...


Boko Haram chiefs freed in swap for schoolgirls

The girls arrived in the capital of Abuja and are expected to be received by the president. Some of the girls looked exhausted and confused by all the atten...


North Korea detains USA citizen

Two other Americans detained in North Korea are Otto Warmbier, serving a 15-year prison term with hard labor for alleged anti-state acts, and Kim Dong Chul, ser...


Some 40 People Injured in Protests in Caracas Prompted by Maduro's Initiative

The government laid on hundreds of buses for its backers but closed subway stations in the capital and set up roadblocks, impeding opposition mobilization. "I...


NBA Playoffs, Raptors vs. Bucks Live Stream

We made it hard on ourselves with turnovers and not getting stops. It wasn't just Game 6 where DDR stood out though. Jason Terry's 3 with 3:06 left gave ...


Gun-friendly Trump may be slowing gun sales

Trump spoke to the annual meeting of the National Rifle Association, where he gave gun owners credit for helping him win election last November. Trump started...


Modi congratulates Macron on victory

German Chancellor Angela Merkel congratulated Macron on his victory and his "advocacy in the election campaign for a united and cosmopolitan European Union ". ...