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Former Trump adviser 'could be blackmailed by Russia'

Yates referred back to her 2015 confirmation hearing, recalling an exchange in which then-Alabama senator Jeff Sessions asked if she would decline to act "if ...


2 doctors found dead in penthouse likely knew killer

The doctors' throats were slashed and each of them had their hands tied, the Boston Globe reported, citing unnamed sources. "During the exchange, the suspec...


May's Conservatives hold 17 point lead in election race - Survation

Leaders: Sturgeon, Davidson and Dugdale will be campaigning. Maybe we are simply discovering that voters in Scotland are just not so keen on voting for the SN...


SNP win the Scottish council elections

Inverurie and District's new councillors are Neil Baillie (SNP), Colin Clark (Scottish Conservative and Unionist), Marion Ewenson (Scottish Liberal Democrats) a...


North Korea claims USA plotted to kill Kim Jong

The North Korean statement described the U.S. as a state sponsor of terrorism itself, and an "empire of evil". North Korea's Ministry of State Security said...


Wife of American detained in North Korea pleads for his release

Kim Hak Song , who worked for the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology, was detained as he tried to leave the country, according to the North Korean...


Husband kills baby, then himself on Facebook Live

He then committed suicide by hanging himself, which was not broadcast. Police Col Jirasak Siemsak said Wuttisan and his wife had been arguing. The video was...


Judges to hear appeal of Hawaii's travel ban win

He denied that the order discriminates on the basis of religion. The ACLU and National Immigration Law Center brought the case on behalf of several organizati...


Turkey slams 'occupation' of Jerusalem, draws Israel's ire

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says that even relocating a stone in Israeli-occupied Jerusalem al-Quds will have serious implications, let alone moving ...


Alabama Senator: 'A lot' of changes could come to healthcare bill

The Affordable Care Act , which remains in place, does not permit this. But it requires Republicans to turn from "repealing" the Affordable Care Act to "fixin...


Here's How the Trump Healthcare Plan Is Different From Obamacare

But Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan have tilted health care reform away from consumers while pretending that they have improved health care in this countr...


Abbas talks with Trump about peace with Israel

Trump expressed his desire to have Palestinians and Israelis draw on the Oslo Accords that Abbas signed onto as the Palestinian negotiator in 1993 and said he ...


Nigeria's leader leaves for London health checks after meeting freed girls

At the meeting, the president welcomed the girls in the capital city of Abuja and said: "I can not express in a few words how happy I am to welcome our dear gir...


Trump has 'no fear' of trade war with Canada

This week, Trump targeted softwood lumber, a longstanding trade rift between the two countries. "So when we're the country with the deficits, we have no fear". ...


Trump to visit Israel, Saudi Arabia and Vatican

Trump's trip is expected to start May 19 ahead of the G7 Summit in Italy. Those stops were announced earlier this year. "[I will] begin to construct a new f...


Jakarta gov to appeal blasphemy prison sentence

Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama was "convincingly proven guilty of blasphemy" and ordered his arrest. Jakarta Governor Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama sits on the...


Travel ban arguments focus on Trump's comments about Muslims

It restricted entry to the USA for people from six countries - Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen - for 90 days. The first decree - which prompted m...


Disturbing Trend Causing Facebook To Make A Major Change

The reviewers will scrutinize reports of violent videos, but also content that violates Facebook's terms, such as hate speech and child exploitation . The ad...


ASEAN countries continue to court China

As a sign of Mr Duterte's friendship with Beijing, three Chinese navy vessels on Sunday made a rare visit to the Philippines. The statement "makes it more har...


Chinese investor visas deserve extreme vetting

On Monday, Trump administration spokesman Sean Spicer said the president would look at the foreign investor visa program as part of a broader review of immi...


Ex-acting attorney general 'concerned Flynn could be blackmailed by Russians'

Her testimony, coupled with the revelation hours earlier that President Barack Obama himself had warned Trump against hiring Flynn shortly after the November ...


Chinese Investment in exchange of EB-5 Visas

The visa program touted in China by the family of White House senior adviser Jared Kushner has always been targeted for reform in Washington, accused by its...


Paris' Gare du Nord train station evacuated after security alert

Paris police spokeswoman Johanna Primevert said the operation on Monday night was meant to "remove doubt" but would not reveal what prompted it, the Associated ...


Pak claims 50 Afghan soldiers killed in border clashes

Afghan officials called the high death toll "baseless" but said that several days of cross-border fighting had left two Afghan forces dead. Pakistan and Afgha...


Clinton: FBI director's letter, Russian hackers cost me presidency

Senators then asked Director Comey why he chose to go public with the investigation of Hillary Clinton but not the investigation of whether Donald Trump or his ...


North Korea detains another American over alleged hostile acts

Last month, Kim Sang-duk-another teacher at PUST-was also detained for "hostile acts" while trying to fly out of Pyongyang International Airport. Young libera...


Trump dismisses Russian Federation inquiry as 'taxpayer funded charade'

Flynn was possibly compromised", Yates said . Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) warned Pence about Flynn's work for Inovo in a November 18, 2016 letter, while Flynn'...


College confirms North Korea detains another US citizen

It's a "fair assumption" that North Korea could be detaining USA citizens as a diplomatic bargaining chip, Joseph DeTrani, who served as the State Department's ...


DEATH AND REGRETS: Warren Buffett's big annual meeting was sort of depressing

Warren Buffett, who controls the largest stake in Wells Fargo & Co., said the San Francisco bank mishandled the fake-account scandal by failing to act promptly ...


Euro strengthens as 'pro-business' Macron wins French presidency

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau telephoned Emmanuel Macron to congratulate him. "This is quite extraordinary", said one anchor on UK's Sky News. Within t...


Help your Postal Letter Carriers "Stamp Out Hunger"

Last year, more than 80 million pounds of food were collected across the nation. Letter carriers will take that food to local food banks, pantries or shelters...


Netanyahu Calls CNN, New York Times, Other Outlets 'Fake News'

He graduated in 1987, shortly before the first popular Palestinian intifada, or uprising, broke out in December of the same year. Hamas ignored the dismissal an...


Macron marches to French presidency

The familiar conventional party organizations were out of the running, especially after François Fillon, the leader of the old-guard Republicans, was knocked ou...


Truce in Syria safe zones mostly observed

It is not yet clear how the new plan would affect flightpaths of US -led coalition warplanes battling Islamic State militants and other radical groups - and w...


Obama Presidential Center Design Unveiled

While the Obama Presidential Center won't be open for four more years, Obama unveiled designs for the center, and announced a financial commitment to the South ...