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Berating Sean Spicer at the Apple store is not progressive

What's it going to be next? An exasperated Spicer replied, "I was asked this like three times this week, and I think the answer is we're not going to prejudge...


Angela Merkel, Trump to meet for the first time

Trump, now the president of the United States, and Merkel, still the leader of Germany, will come face to face for the first time Friday at the White House....


Trump Presses Merkel On Defense Spending In First Meeting

Mr Trump's answer largely addressed her other question, regarding his global trade policy, however, and he rejected the suggestion he was an "isolationist". In ...


North Korea Tests New Rocket Engine As Tillerson Visits Beijing

He said the engine will help North Korea achieve world-class satellite launch capability, it added. The rocket engine that North Korea tested appeared to be p...


Kansas Declares March 16 as 'Indian-American Appreciation Day'

Kuchibhotla, who was shot dead by a 51-year-old US Navy veteran Adam Purinton on February 22, was shot at a bar in Olathe, Kansas after the shooter yelled "get ...


'Carlos the Jackal' Faces New Trial Over '74 Grenade Attack

The Venezuelan, whose real name is Ilich Ramirez Sanchez , has been held in France for 23 years since being captured in Khartoum by French special forces and w...


Chinese leader, US' Tillerson focus on developing ties

The United States, Japan and South Korea, as well as Russian Federation and China, took part in talks with Pyongyang between 2003 and 2009 on denuclearizing the...


Finsbury Park Toddlers: Boy, One, Dies And Girl In Critical Condition

A spokesperson for the Police Air Service said that they were assisting officers from Hackney "after two children were found seriously injured at an address in ...


How Senate rejected Magu as EFCC Chairman

The Senate said security reports about the person of Mr Magu was not favorable for his clearance for the anti-graft agency's top job and asked President Muhamm...


Nigerian Senate denies rejecting anti-graft chief on corruption allegations

Saraki also said the Presidency's failure to consult widely on Magu's nomination, or on issues such as the summon of Customs Comptroller General, Hamid Ali, is ...


President Trump's budget would cut heating help for low income OH housing

The Trump administration budget director Mick Mulvaney claimed at a press conference there was no evidence the programmes, which serve more than 1.6 million c...


Rod Rosenstein Will Not Commit to Recusing Himself from Russia Investigation

Democrats have demanded that Rosenstein, who as deputy attorney general would have day-to-day oversight of Justice Department operations, step aside. Rod Rose...


12M enroll in health law Trump, GOP are trying to repeal

But many Republicans are bridling at this, fearing that a vote on an increasingly unpopular health care plan with no prospects for ultimate passage will cost ...


Philippine lawmaker seeks to impeach Duterte

But it could be a factor in bringing charges against Duterte in the International Criminal Court. Duterte earlier ruled out that Robredo had nothing to do wit...


Yogi Adityanath sworn in as UP CM

Rajnath Singh is likely to be the next chief minister of Uttar Pradesh. This is published unedited from the IANS feed . Announcing that the state's MLAs ha...


Ghana leader defends decision to appoint 110 ministers

A pressure group based in Ghana , Occupy Ghana has joined in the list of organizations calling on President Nana Akufo-Addo to downsize the number of Ministe...


Rex Tillerson, china turn up heat on N. Korea

That marked a sharp break with China, which favours careful diplomacy over heated rhetoric. The close ally to the North played host to the six-party negotiati...


Health secretary prods GOP to 'collaborate' on health bill

I've always voted Democratic. The hatred has been there for years. "I'm not going to be doing it, just so you understand". U.S. Rep. Barry Loudermilk, R-Cassv...


Man shot dead after grabbing soldier's gun at Orly Airport, Paris

The prosecutor said the 39-year-old attacker had acted with "intentions that were very visibly criminal". The prosecutor's office said its anti-terrorism divi...


Congressman Arrington praises Trump's proposed budget

So while the President is at the country club, his 2018 budget will literally starve the country's elderly and veterans. As is becoming customary with this ...


Rangers respond after being given freedom to enjoy themselves by Pedro Caixinha

The squad will have just one day off in that time according to their manager who is keen to get as many hours to work with his players as possible before they f...


G20 drops anti-protectionist pledge

The group set aside a previous pledge to avoid "all forms of protectionism" and signed up to an inoffensive statement about working "to strengthen the contribut...


Oil tanker hijacked off Somali coast

The ship was being monitored by the United Kingdom Maritime Trade Organisation (UKMTO), which coordinates the management of all merchant ships and yachts in the...


Turkey's Erdogan Sees 'Spirit of Fascism' Rising in Europe

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation chief Jens Stoltenberg also urged Turkey and its North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies to "show mutual respect, to be cal...


Tillerson to face Chinese ire over blame for North Korea tensions

We are exploring a new range of diplomatic, security and economic measures. Earlier in the day, Tillerson visited the demilitarized zone, the highly-fortified...


Irish PM in U-turn over 'racist and dangerous' Donald Trump

Mr Kenny had said in advance that he would seek to raise with VP Pence - who is an avowed critic of equal rights for homosexual people - Ireland's experience of...


GOP lawmaker to Trump: Produce wiretap evidence or apologize to Obama

Earlier Thursday, House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin pushed back on the accusations as well. With all the attention on Fox News right now because of a repor...


Former LS Speaker Rabi Ray is nomore

Inspired by Rammohan Lohia, he founded the Socialist Party in Odisha in 1956, and later went on to become the National Secretary of the party in 1960. He was el...


Turkey puts deal in doubt

And later, Turkey's Minister of Family and Social Policies was kept out of the Turkish consulate in Rotterdam after traveling from Germany, insisting that the "...


G-20 members fuss over free-trade view

BADEN-BADEN, Germany Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said he agreed with his USA counterpart Steven Mnuchin on the need to abide by the G7 and G20 agreements...


Source says Russian envoy died of heart attack

Most of the deaths investigated by the office are not suspicious, The Associated Press reports . The office, which typically makes public the results of auto...


Philippines to Strengthen Military Facilities in South China Sea

China seized the Scarborough Shoal in 2012 and then denied Filipino fishermen access to their traditional fishing grounds in the area. The United Nations-back...


G-20 finance chiefs warn of FX rate volatility

Holding their annual talks in the rain sodden spa town of Baden Baden , the world's biggest economies dropped a long-standing anti-protectionist commitment aft...


Japan Holds Missile Attack Drill Following North Korea Launch

Residents of the largely rural peninsula jutting into the ocean about 450 km (280 miles) north of the capital, Tokyo , made their way to a designated evacuatio...


Turkey brands Germany 'HYPOCRITES' for allowing huge anti-Erdogan PROTEST in Frankfurt

Turkish authorities have detained 740 people for suspected links to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) over the last three days, state media reported on...