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Trump delays decision on Paris climate pact

The Trump administration postponed a meeting to discuss the Paris climate change agreement for the second time Tuesday, prompting suspicions of widening dis...


Moon's rise to power in S Korea causes worries, hopes abroad

But analysts warn perceptions that the US ignored South Korean input on its own security issues - compounded when Trump called both Chinese President Xi Jinping...


Netanyahu slams 'absurd' United Nations vote on Jerusalem

Foreign Ministry Spokesman Emmanuel Nahshon said that the Swedish ambassador was received by Rodica Radian-Gordon, the ministry's deputy director general for We...


Donald Trump changes his Twitter banner to hit back at Russian Federation links

It's yet the latest bit of evidence of an ongoing feud between the past and present presidential administrations as well as the tension between Mr Trump's inner...


Turkey targets Kurdish fighters in Iraq and Syria

Turkey's military bombed the YPG and Kurdish militants in neighboring Iraq early on Tuesday, widening a campaign against groups affiliated with the outlawed Kur...


Gillibrand urges Senate GOP to reject 'cruel' health care plan

This is an act of deliberate betrayal: Everything about Trumpcare is specifically created to do exactly the opposite of what Trump, Paul Ryan and other Republic...


Author of memo about Comey is overseeing Russia-2016 probe

Colorado's Republican members of Congress sat silent Tuesday after President Donald Trump fired FBI Director James Comey, who had been in charge of the investig...


Is Trump's decision to fire James Comey a 'Nixonian' cover up?

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and others have called for a special prosecutor to lead the probe following Mr Comey's dismissal. "Regardless, Director C...


S. Korea's new president willing to visit rival North

This is going to be a huge but essential task. Lee was a senior member of Moon's campaign strategy team during the previous presidential election in 2012. In a ...


Obama to deliver keynote speech in Italy on food security

He said that as president of the United States, you make a mistake every day, everyone has seen you fail, and "large portions of the country think you're an i...


ISIS leader in Afghanistan was killed in raid

The statement also confirmed that Sgt. Joshua Rodgers, 22, and Sgt. Cameron Thomas, 23, were killed in the April 27 operation in a remote area in Nangarha...


Syria safe zones: Fighting 'eases' as plan takes effect

Dunford and Gerazimov also discussed the new ceasefire plan and "both also agreed to maintain regular contact", Hicks said. Moscow on Wednesday put forward th...


Obama warned Trump against hiring Flynn

THE PAIR SPOKE SEVERAL TIMES over the next two days, with McGahn asking Yates how Flynn had fared during an interview with the Federal Bureau of Investigation e...


Islamabad, Kabul agree to border demarcation

Pakistan claims last week's border clashes with Afghanistan left more than 50 Afghan security troops dead and scores of others wounded while five of their outpo...


Australia's Budget in Charts Shows Revenue Key

Just $5 a month. Real GDP of 2.75 per cent, with an expected rise to 3 per cent by 2018-19. However, like Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the conservati...


Trump firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation director touches off political storm

In his letter, Rosenstein, who hitherto had a reputation as an independent official, took issue with Comey's handling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton'...


5 things we learned from the Sally Yates hearing

Nonetheless, the dossier served as a basis for a surveillance warrant against former Trump foreign policy campaign adviser Carter Page, according to CNN . Fo...


Emmanuel Macron resigns as party chief

A White House statement cited the 39-year-old Macron and the French people for "their successful presidential election" and said the United States looks forwa...


Surprise tax increase in Australian budget

A 6.2 billion AU dollar (4.56 billion US dollar) levy on the big banks, new taxes aimed at foreign investors who purchase Australian property and tax breaks for...


Labour hints at delaying Brexit if Parliament rejects deal

This, he will say, will "make sure that all EU-derived laws-including workplace laws, consumer rights and environmental protections-are fully protected without ...


Trogneux to take centre stage as France's First Lady

You've had your life. He has reportedly offered her a staff, a budget and responsibilities, but no salary. Brigitte Macron is already redefining First Lady ...


Sally Yates tells senators she warned Donald Trump about Michael Flynn

Flynn was compromised with respect to the Russians". She was joined in the meeting by a senior career official in the Justice Department. The White House fired ...


Trump administration delays decision on Paris climate accord

Last month also, an initial conversation between aides about the future of US participation in the accord was pushed back by a week. Additionally, Secretary of ...


Friday Stock Price Swings: Bill Barrett Corporation's (BBG)

If the average volume is low then the liquidity is low which means it is hard to buy or sell the stock as there are fewer buyers or sellers of the stock. 2,323,...


Next FBI Director Must Be Truly Independent of Political Influence - US Senator

President Donald Trump had no choice but to fire FBI Director James Comey after receiving the letter from Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein, a career ...


Thousands of women march across Venezuela as political crisis deepens

On Saturday, tens of thousands of women opposed to Venezuela's socialist President Nicolas Maduro are marching dressed in white offering roses to security for...


Ryan Dismisses Criticism Of Health Plan As 'Bogus Attack From Left'

As a result, the instability that already exists in Obamacare's exchanges as insurers scale back around the country would only be increased. Republican Repres...


Trump goes after 'ridiculous rulings' blocking executive orders

A federal judge ruled that United States President Donald Trump can not coerce "sanctuary cities" to cooperate with immigration officers by withdrawing federal ...


French president-elect gears for transition, as do rivals

US President Donald Trump - who had said he thought Marine Le Pen was the "strongest" candidate before the first round of elections - also communicated his cong...


North Korea accuses U.S. of plotting to assassinate president

The state owned Korean Central News Agency ( KCNA ) announced today (Friday) that Kim "acquainted and examined the plan for fire strike of the newly organised f...


'France avoided a clinical death': How French media reacted to Macron's win

The CAC 40 has gained more than 7 percent, while the FTSE MIB is up nearly 9 percent and the IBEX is up more than 7 percent. The euro briefly rallied to a six...


Trump Responds to Testimony on Flynn, Russian Influence

McGahn agreed to meet with Yates later that afternoon. "I will be asking the question that is really on the minds of Americans", Democratic committee member...


Atkins: Senate GOP feeling heat over Obamacare repeal

The spot directs viewers to call a number that connects to the Capitol switchboard. But Seaford Rep. Peter King, who voted in favor of the bill, says the ...


Syrian troops launch assault at U.S.- backed forces at border

But the US administration was sceptical that the Turkish-backed force was large enough or sufficiently trained. She said Mattis spoke with his Turkish counterpa...


Turkish official: USA arming Kurds 'unacceptable'

The United States has long directly supplied arms to the Arab components of the so-called Syrian Democratic Forces, which include YPG fighters. Turkey accus...