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New Orleans Removes Confederate Statue In Predawn Operation

Crews wore dark clothing, helmets and body armor, as they did during the Liberty monument removal . Landrieu's office said Thursday that the city would not...


Tillerson: Trump weighs impact of embassy move on Middle East peace

Trump promised to relocate the US embassy as one of his campaign pledges but is yet to make a decision. Tillerson indicated that an important factor for the ...


3 arrested at gathering denouncing Confederate torch protest

Spencer was also among a group of torch-wielding protesters who gathered in Lee Park that evening, according to the Charlottesville Daily Progress . The issu...


Kulbhushan Jadhav's death sentence should be declared invalid

Jadhav, a former Indian naval officer, had been sentenced to death about a month ago by a Pakistani military court on grounds of espionage and sabotage. In Germ...


Pope Francis turns two Portuguese shepherd children into Catholic saints

One of the highlights of Pope Francis pilgrimage was the Solemn Mass on Saturday, when he canonized two of the visionaries of Fatima, Francisco and Jacinta Mart...


Kushners apologize for name-dropping Jared to Chinese investors

Nicole Kushner Meyer , Kushner's sister, asked investors gathered at the event to "consider investing hundreds of thousands of dollars in a New Jersey luxury a...


Man holding human head stabs worker at Oregon grocery store

The hospital told Sandy police Sunday night that the victim is expected to make a full recovery. ESTACADA, Ore. (AP ) — A man killed his mother on Mother's D...


Local ranchers optimistic about new USA trade deal with China

The Trump administration announced on Thursday that United States beef producers will have access to China's consumers. In March, the USA supplied 7 perce...


Jordan Edwards: Texas police officer fired for shooting and killing black teenager

Originally, Haber said when officers arrived on the street, they heard gunfire and a vehicle filled with passengers backed towards them in reverse. After or...


Dem Rep. Al Green Calls for Trump's Impeachment

Some of the most shocking findings of the poll are that Democrats lead in a generic congressional race 49%-38%, Trump's disapproval rate remains flat, however a...


President Trump shared classified info with Russian officials

Trump was said to have revealed intelligence regarding United States military operations against ISIL, during a meeting with Lavrov last week, according to the ...


Trump talk with Russians 'wholly appropriate,' adviser says

National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster exits White House press conference regarding Trump, Russia allegations. The national security adviser said that the "p...


National Security Adviser HR McMaster's White House Press Briefing

Former Defense Secretary and CIA Director Leon Panetta called Trump a "loose cannon" Tuesday morning in an appearance on CNN . What have the White House a...


What we know about Trump's 'disclosure' of intelligence to Russian Federation

One of the officials said the intelligence discussed by Trump in his meeting with Lavrov was classified "Top Secret" and held in a secure "compartment" to which...


Monday blues: Damage may escalate; new ransomware attack possible, says Europol

Europol estimates that Friday's cyberattack has now affected over 200,000 users in 150 countries and is only expected to increase with the start of the work wee...


Merkel's party bags key victory in regional vote

In January, the Social Democrats' national ratings soared after former European Parliament president Martin Schulz was nominated as Mrs Merkel's challenger. The...


Claim of crematorium at prison

He added that "The regime holds as many as 70 prisoners in Saydnaya in cells that have a five-person capacity". Western monitors and watchdog groups said they...


How moving embassy to Jerusalem would affect peace process

On Monday, Fox News foreign correspondent Connor Powell threw more fuel on the fire when he tweeted, "Everyone I've spoken to in DC that has been briefed on t...


Congress calls on Election Commission to reconsider opinion about EVMs

It talks about security protocols around EVMs, its storage, the mock polling and sealing but nowhere claims to protect the EVM inside of a polling booth. Earlie...


France's Macron names Republican Philippe as PM

Largely unknown to the wider public three years ago, Macron enjoyed a meteoric rise to the presidency, beating Marine Le Pen of the far-right National Front on ...


Russia denies Trump shared classified information

The officials who spoke to the Washington Post say the president's disclosures might have jeopardized a critical source of information on the Islamic State. E...


U.S. accuses Assad of mass atrocities at Syrian prison

Jones said at least 50 inmates at the Damascus facility are being killed daily. The government of President Bashar al-Assad, Jones said, has carried out these...


Iran's Rouhani says upcoming election 'historical decision'

Israel considers Tehran as an existential threat and the Sunni Saudis are fighting proxy wars against Shia Iran across the region, including in Yemen where th...


FBI chief felt 'nauseous' to think he'd tipped election

He even defiantly challenged "everybody who disagrees with me" to "stare at this and tell me what you would do" and why. Though officials found many new emails,...


Syrian govt denies U.S. claim of crematorium at prison

This satellite image, taken January 15, shows what the State Department describes as a building in a prison complex that was modified to support a crematorium u...


Rona Ambrose expected to resign seat in House of Commons by summer

As first reported by iPolitics , Ambrose is expected to announce she won't stand for the Conservatives in 2019. The Conservatives are in the midst of choosin...


Clash over shifting of Dharna Chowk in Hyderabad

The "Dharna Chowk" is a popular place for holding demonstrations in the city. Both groups threw sticks, stones and chairs at each other. However, even before ...


Dugdale: SNP's 'obsession' with independence has led to 'lost generation' of kids

Speaking to The Saint the First Minister said students at St Andrews and other universities, should vote for the SNP "because, given the challenges that lie a...


Bengali will be compulsory in all West Bengal schools: CM Mamata Banerjee

Every student in West Bengal schools will have to study Bengali as a compulsory subject from Class I to Class X. State education minister Partha Chatterjee anno...


Asean, Tillerson speak out vs NKorea

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte had warned the USA against using firepower against Pyongyang, and on Wednesday urged Chinese President Xi Jinping to play a...


China supports dialogue between Pakistan, India to resolve Kashmir issue: Nawaz Sharif

But India is not attending the high-profile B&R summit. The 231-page CPEC long-term plan document envisages a deep and broad-based penetration of most sectors o...


Venezuelans battle with shields, gas masks, fecal bombs

Thousands of protesters hauled folding chairs, beach umbrellas and coolers onto main roads across Venezuela on Monday for another national demonstration again...


China urges its citizens in North Korea to return home

The editorial specifically complained about "rubbish" in Chinese publications accusing North Korea of creating tensions in northeast Asia and giving the United ...


'Pay Trump bribes here' sign projected onto Trump's DC hotel

The clause, which forms Article 1, Section 9 of the US constitution, prohibits government officials from accepting payments or gifts from foreign governments. H...


Emmanuel Macron names conservative Edouard Philippe as new French prime minister

He is, though, a member of The Republicans party, which poses a bigger threat than any other to Macron's ability to form a legislative majority in June's parlia...