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Antonio Conte wants Chelsea to win Premier League title on Friday

She held aloft a canvas reading "The Confather", depicting the Blues boss and his squad. "To my players my message is now that we need to do another step". "M...


N Korea carries out ballistic missile test but fails

On April 27, Tillerson said that China had threatened to impose sanctions on North Korea if it conducts further nuclear tests. Throughout his speech, the US...


Eurovision contestants practice; big week for song contest

I didn't get the honour of seeing any baby photos; we were in the lobby of a radio station so that wasn't going to happen! Malta's best Eurovision finish si...


Sally Yates: Alarm about Russian blackmail led to warning on Flynn

White House officials have not fully explained why they waited so long. I thought General Clapper and Yates were excellent witnesses. "If nothing was done, th...


How exit poll works in South Korean president election

Despite unusually high level of undecided voters due to split in the conservative camp and tight election schedule, turnout was exceptionally high at 77.2 perce...


Clinton campaign manager: Trump firing Comey 'wrong'

March 8, 2017: During a cybersecurity conference at Boston College, Comey said he planned to serve his entire 10-year term, quipping, "You're stuck with me fo...


White House spokesman: Obama was no fan of Flynn

James Clapper, director of national intelligence under Obama, testified as well on Monday. Former acting attorney general Sally Yates told a Senate subcomm...


Appeals court to hear arguments on Trump's travel ban

The court in Richmond , Virginia, will examine a ruling that blocks the administration from suspending new visas for citizens of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, S...


FBI Director James Comey has been fired

The decision to sack Mr Comey will raise questions about Mr Trump's motives, in light of the fact that Mr Comey had been leading the FBI investigation into the ...


Grand jury subpoenas issued in FBI's Russia investigation, CNN reports

On Tuesday, former Acting US Attorney General Sally Yates in congressional testimony said she warned the Trump administration about hiring Flynn as national sec...


Do the Toronto Raptors need to hit the reset button?

Win or lose Sunday, DeMar DeRozan believes this season hasn't been a failure for the Toronto Raptors. Cleveland of course took down the Raptors in six games...


Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin confirm

For Alvarez , Chavez became the final steppingstone to the bout fight fans have demanded for close to two years. Yes, the long-awaited Canelo-GGG fight is a ...


Border tension reduces as Pak-Afghan call ceasefire

Relatives move a boy who was injured during border clashes between Pakistan and Afghanistan forces on the border area, at a hospital in Chaman, Pakistan, May 5,...


Sen. Graham: 'I want to know more about Trump's business dealings'

A Senate hearing on Monday produced no new information about alleged collusion or coordination between Trump associates and Russian interference in the USA elec...


European Union leaders adopt 'tough' Brexit guidelines at summit

Summit leaders in Brussels took less than 15 minutes to agree the draft guidelines that were issued 31 March. "I wouldn't have said it if I didn't believe...


Thousands of Opposition Women March in Venezuela against Repression

Students run from tear gas fired by National Police outside the Central University of Venezuela in Caracas , Thursday, May 4, 2017. New footage has been re...


FBI corrects Comey testimony on Clinton aide

White House press secretary Sean Spicer told reporters at the White House that Comey was sacked Tuesday afternoon after Trump received letters from Attorney...


Trump preparing certified letter attesting to no Russia ties

Yates' answers contradicted the White House's account of how those events transpired, and forced Sean Spicer on Tuesday to offer a "stunning" explanation for th...


North Korea detains another Christian missionary as tensions increase

Pyongyang has conducted a live artillery firing drill in response, warning the USA and its regional allies against any invasion. The arrest is the second of a...


The Ban of Sanctuary Cities is now the law

The law goes in effect on September 1. Texas is following the Trump administration's lead, and the knows that there will be no challenge to their law from the J...


Jakarta's Christian governor found guilty in Islam blasphemy trial

The five-judge panel said he was "convincingly proven guilty of blasphemy" and ordered his arrest. He was summoned to court a year ago to face trial on charge...


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

June Vote The problem for the SNP is that next month will be more about defending its position than strengthening it. In reponse to the local election results...


Trump has opened the door to some unions, but not others

Trump tweeted after waking up for the first time as president at his Trump National Golf Course in Bedminster. The website will specifically offer "acts the m...


Health Care Bill in the Hands of the Senate

As of now, because the GOP pushed to vote before a new CBO score was released, it is unclear how much the new health care legislation would cost or how many p...


China sets global naval role after launch of aircraft carrier

China has also begun the process of receiving S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems from Russia, Kremlin's state agency Rosoboroneksport reported Wednesday. Eve...


Jakarta governor sentenced to 2 years prison for blasphemy

His lawyers said that they would appeal against the conviction which stemmed from a speech that Mr Basuki gave past year while campaigning for election to the...


Nigeria Chibok girls: Freed 82 to meet President Buhari

The vice president will be in charge. Parents of the schoolgirls were waiting for a government list of names of those who had been freed. "They have been ha...


Jakarta's Christian governor jailed for two years for blasphemy

While running for governor, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, also known as "Ahok", said his opponents were inaccurately citing the Quran to say voters can not vote for a...


French-Israelis vote overwhelmingly for Macron

Macron's victory strengthens France's place as a central pillar of the European Union, and marked the third time in six months - following elections in Aust...


Yates takes heat over refusal to defend Trump travel ban

Sally Yates, who was briefly the acting USA attorney general earlier this year, told White House counsel Don McGahn on January 26 that Flynn had not been tellin...


Sharma, Ashwin named in India's Champions Trophy squad

With Mohammed Shami , Umesh, Bhuvneshwar and Bumrah as pacers, it will be interesting to see who will feature in the playing XI. However, the MSK Prasad-led sel...


LOCAL ELECTIONS: Conservatives take control of Warwickshire Council

In Wales, the Conservatives won more than 70 seats and independent candidates added 10 as Labour lost seats but remained the most dominant party. The Liberal ...


Venezuela protests death total hits 38 as man, 20, shot in head

Venezuela, despite having the world's largest oil reserves, is facing the worst economic crisis in its history with the population suffering severe food and med...


North Korea calls Cory Gardner "psychopath" and "human dirt"

In a May 3 interview on MSNBC, Mr. Gardner objected to President Trump meeting unconditionally with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un. The Associated Press repo...


France decisively elects centrist Emmanuel Macron president

But he is inexperienced, has no political party and must fashion a working parliamentary majority after legislative elections next month. Eurocrats threw caut...