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USA risks rupture by supporting Kurdish group

That promises to be a tough challenge after Trump gave the Pentagon authorization to arm Kurdish militias in Syria to help drive ISIS out of Raqqa, a Syrian...


Microsoft faulted over ransomware while shifting blame to NSA

Experts, therefore, believe that a global outbreak like the WannaCry ransomware attack should serve as a wakeup call for those using unlicenced software or outd...


James Clapper: US institutions 'under assault' by President Trump

The Jan. 27 dinner has become a focal point of the ongoing debate over Trump's decision to fire Comey earlier this week. Trump slipped away to his private gol...


EU Demands Member States Meet 'Obligation' to Take Migrants

The department noted that due to issues with the Italian authorities surrounding the security assessment of migrants assigned to other member states, the reloca...


Hamilton Wins the 2017 Spanish Grand Prix

Raikkonen was sent on a collision course with Verstappen's Red Bull on the outside after contact with the Mercedes, with both cars suffering race-stopping suspe...


Israel demands explanation from White House after spat over Trump trip

Israel occupied East Jerusalem from Jordan in the 1967 Middle East war. Though Tillerson said he'd seen the intelligence implicating Russian Federation and ...


White House denies that Trump asked Comey to end Flynn investigation

National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster said the president's comments were "wholly appropriate". Later, it said the dismissal was based on a Justice Department ...


Iran's reformist ex-president Khatami says re-elect Rouhani

Yes and no. Iran's president and parliament are democratically-elected, but the country's highest authority is the Supreme Leader, who is appointed for life and...


Warren Buffett says the face of retail is shifting

Billionaire Warren Buffett said Saturday that the Republican approach to overhaul the health care system is a tax cut for the rich. "If there's a major proble...


Connelly: Greens may hold balance of power in tight British Columbia election

Close riding results will likely be impacted by the advance vote count , a process that will take up to two weeks to complete. Christy Clark's Liberals were ...


Health board unscathed following global cyber attack

More than 200,000 victims in about 150 countries were infected by the ransomware known as Wanna Decryptor, which encrypts files on a user's computer, blocking...


Donald Trump to Liberty University graduates

Trump said . But, he continued, "we're just so honored as a university to have a sitting USA president do his first commencement speech at Liberty". So while...


Lawmakers Urge Trump to Avoid Picking a Partisan for FBI Job

In July, Trump accused Comey of going too easy on Hillary Clinton when the Federal Bureau of Investigation director announced the agency would not file charge...


McMaster: Trump Talk with Russians 'Wholly Appropriate'

Reports say the US president spilled highly classified data while bragging about the intel he receives. The information appears to be related to the basis for...


Grime star Stormzy donates £9000 to cover student's Harvard Masters programme costs

On the Crowdfunder page she wrote that she was "particularly interested in psychological development of individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds, specifical...


United Nations suspects cruel treatment in Syrian prisons

The Syrian Foreign Ministry said: "The US administration's accusations against the Syrian government of a so-called crematorium in Saydnaya prison, in addition ...


2 dead, including suspected gunman, after shooting at Texas college

Mr McLellan said the gunman took his own life after killing the woman. Neither person has been publicly identified, pending notification of family members. He...


Mitch Nichols busted for cocaine

It caps off a hard week for Nichols, who was told his contract with the Wanderers would not be renewed for next season. Nichols has been issued a field court ...


Trump likely bluffing on taped Comey conversations, experts say

As for the shifting version of events surrounding Comey's ouster, the president argued that he is too busy for his staff to know all that is going on and sugg...


China Pledges $14.5B Funding Boost To Silk Road Fund

China announced at the May 14-15 forum that it will provide assistance worth 60 billion yuan (8.7 billion US dollars) in the coming three years to developing co...


French cabinet announcement delayed to Wednesday: presidency

Philippe is also relatively unknown to voters, fulfilling Macron's campaign promise to repopulate French politics with new faces. The 46-year-old is a Republi...


Trump to make his first foreign trip to Kingdom

Donald Trump on Thursday confirmed his first foreign trip as president will include stops in Saudi Arabia , Israel and the Vatican. According to Trump's ai...


Law enforcement officials flag North Korea link

Lastly, don't click on links you don't recognize, or download files from people you don't know. That's how most ransomware finds its way onto victims' computers...


France's Emmanuel Macron picks PM from the right, blowing apart old boundaries

If Macron's party doesn't win a majority of the 577 available seats in next month's legislative elections, Philippe's job could be in jeopardy. He accompanied J...


Trump Approves Supply of Weapons to Kurdish Forces

For the USA, the PKK is an insurgency that uses terrorist tactics in pursuit of its nationalist goal that does not present a threat beyond the countries that i...


Greens want specifics on potential horse-trading deals with B.C. Liberals, NDP

The party announced its negotiating team Tuesday, consisting of Weaver, deputy leader Sonia Furstenau, chief of staff Liz Lilly and consultant Norman Spector, t...


Pope Francis Confounds Liberal Media, Refuses to Dis Trump

Even on the question of immigration, Pope Francis asserted in January that "every country has the right to control its borders", especially where the risk of te...


Republicans Restrained In Response To Trump Intelligence Sharing With Russia

The information is said to have pertained to ISIS' efforts to infiltrate booby-trapped laptops onto US-bound flights, intelligence about which is reported to ...


North Korea offers 'extended middle finger' to Trump

The missile was launched on an unusually high trajectory, with KCNA saying it flew to an altitude of 2,111.5 kilometres and travelled 787 kilometres before comi...


Rancher recalls encounter that led to rescue of missing kids

It was not clear when he will be returned to Idaho, said Boise police spokeswoman Haley Williams. The girls are being taken to an Idaho hospital to be treated...


New French prime minister took job because of "unique" situation

The decision to pick a Republican is considered an attempt to draw in key figures from both the right and left of French politics. Philippe is a member of the...


U.S. lawmakers ask Trump to turn over any Comey tapes

The FBI has been investigating alleged Russian meddling in the United States election and possible ties between Moscow and the Trump campaign. "The presiden...


Graham: Trump did staff a 'disservice' by changing Comey explanation

Comey". In his news briefing later that day, White House press secretary Sean Spicer declined repeatedly to explain what the tweet meant or address questions ...


Fermanagh murder: Concepta Leonard was 'devoted' mother and musician

Another man aged in his 30s, who was in the house, was stabbed in the abdomen. The 51-year-old, from Co Fermanagh, suffered repeated and fatal stab wounds dur...


China offers 100 billion yuan for new Silk Road initiative

World leaders, including Russian President Vladimir Putin, heaped praise on the idea which Xi boasted would be "a project of the century" and "unleash new drivi...