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Xi calls for renewing Silk Road spirit

India has not sent an official delegation to attend the "Belt and Road Forum" in Beijing and instead criticized China's global initiative, warning of an "unsust...


Major bank levy will affect borrowers, warn CEOs

On Thursday night, federal senator Derryn Hinch outlined details of a letter he wrote to the AFP asking for an investigation. Treasury officials were unable t...


Comey on Trump Tapes: I Hope They Exist. That Would Be Perfect

Did Trump or anyone else ask for a justification to fire Comey or for you to write the memo? On Friday morning, as President Trump faced withering scrutiny...


W.House refuses to rule out Trump Oval Office recordings

Comey's firing. The White House Correspondents' Association responded to the tweets with a statement from President Jeff Mason saying that the briefings "...


Obama: Not bombing Syria took 'political courage'

Obama made the comments while speaking with former President John F. Kennedy's grandson Jack Schlossberg, who published a transcript of their conversation on ...


Old tweets about classified info from GOP and Trump resurfaces

National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster says, "At no time were any intelligence sources or methods discussed". The Post believes that Trump's actions will do...


Roughly 67pct of Iranians to cast vote in presidential elections

Khatami, in a video posted online, urged voters to cast their ballot for Rouhani to ensure the "implementation of social and economic justice". KELLY: OK. The...


Ford plans job cuts to boost profits

The move is reportedly part of the legendary automaker's move to save $3 billion in 2017. While Ford has been profitable since Fields became CEO in July 2014,...


Trump removes tweet saying it was 'honor' to host Abbas

Trump's long-shot effort to bring Middle East peace got off to a rocky start when he appeared to back away from supporting a Palestinian state and vowed to move...


Tillerson signs declaration stressing climate change threat

President Trump has repeatedly said he would "cancel" the Paris climate agreement and has denied that climate change is a real, existential problem. The decla...


Mother's Day Ideas for Last Minute Planners

The only time you should consider buying a cookbook for your mother is if you have a death wish. On this Mother's Day I encourage you to reach out b...


Government considering laptop flight ban

The move towards the security ban comes amid concerns that the devices could actually be a danger sitting in the cargo hold in a bundle. Prime Minister Malc...


Conservatives extend lead in ORB poll ahead of national election

Labour did win mayoral contests in the northern English cities of Doncaster, Liverpool and Manchester, but lost the race in the West Midlands area around Birmin...


Sunday missile launch was new type of rocket - NKorea

A USA official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the missile landed 97km south of Russia's Vladivostok region. The test was meant to examine the "tech...


Guardiola begins clear out with Zabaleta off to West Ham

Referee Madley refused their animated appeals and within minutes, last season's champions were 2-0 down. However, the Foxes nearly pulled off a draw, with Sh...


Conservative manifesto will vow to widen workers' rights

The PM also promised to include representation for workers on company boards through measures including ensuring listed companies either create stakeholder advi...


Harish Salve charged Re 1 for fighting Jadhav's case: Swaraj

The former Solicitor General of India today spoke for almost one-and-half hours to present India's appeal against the death sentence to Mr Jadhav, whom Pakistan...


North Korea Vows Missile Tests 'Any Time, Any Place', Defying US Warnings

North Korea's past long-range satellite launches have been called clandestine tests of ICBM technology, but it is not believed to have tested a true intercontin...


Australian police thought cooked feet in pot was a Halloween prank

Volke locked the two officers that arrived out of his Teneriffe apartment, before self-harming and fleeing through another exit - but when they finally broke in...


Trump looks to move quickly on appointing new Federal Bureau of Investigation chief

Sooner or later, recordings are likely to become public. A source close to Comey tells @ NBCNews: "He hopes there are tapes". "It can only get you in trouble...


Piano man Putin tunes up in Beijing

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday blamed the US for the global cyber attack that hit 150 countries since Friday and has crippled computer systems aroun...


Robert Lighthizer sworn in as US Trade Representative

From left are, Lighthizer, Robert Lighthizer Jr., Claire Lighthizer, and Pence. Canada's top diplomat and its defense chief will be in Washington on Monday ...


India skips China's B&R meet, mounts diplomatic pressure against CPEC

While opening the two-day Summit, Chinese President Xi Jinping said " all countries should respect sovereignty" and Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said ...


Sheldon Adelson 'outraged' over Tillerson embassy comments

The casino mogul forked over $80 million to elect Trump - and took him at his word that he would move the embassy on Day One. Jerusalem's status is one of the...


North Korea could launch nuclear weapon IN DAYS, experts reveal

President Moon said "South Korea wants to pursue the goal to denuclearize the Korean peninsula together with China, including resuming the six-party talks as so...


James Clapper Accuses Trump of Attacking Our Institutions

Sen. Lindsey Graham , R-S.C., told NBC's "Meet The Press" on Sunday that " you can't be cute about tapes". Reports from the Washington Post state that a...


Belt and Road summiteers swear by open trade centred around WTO

Some Western diplomats have expressed unease about the initiative, seeing it as an attempt to promote Chinese influence globally. Addressing other world leade...


Europa League: Mourinho reveals who will be goalkeeper against Ajax

We had a fantastic record of 25 matches [unbeaten]. Mourinho says he has worked "harder than ever" during his maiden United campaign, which has already featur...


Gowdy takes himself out of FBI director search

Gowdy, who was widely speculated to a top contender to replace Jim Comey, said that he met with Sessions on Saturday and spoke with him a second time Monday to ...


Nurses to stage a 'summer of protests' over pay

The RCN warned that low levels of pay are partly responsible for tens of thousands of unfilled nursing positions in the NHS. RCN chair of council Michael Brow...


The 11 candidates Trump is considering for Federal Bureau of Investigation director

U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday that a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director could be named in the next week. President Donald Trump threaten...


Tehran mayor Qalibaf quits presidential race, backs hardliner Raisi

Iranian cleric and presidential candidate Ebrahim Raisi shown at a campaign rally in Tehran, Iran. Tehran Mayor Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf quit the Iranian pr...


Another appeals court to weigh Trump's revised travel ban

Nakamura Courthouse in Seattle , named after a Medal of Honor recipient who was interned along with his family during World War II. Trump's order is simply m...


Trump urged to hand over Comey 'tapes'

Pressed by anchor Jake Tapper if he meant U.S. institutions were under assault internally from the President, Clapper responded, "Exactly". While the White Hous...


French Jews relieved Macron won but anxious over Le Pen's electoral gains

Candidates from mainstream parties that alternated to govern the country in the past four decades were eliminated in the first round. Macron's year-old moveme...