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Special counsel abruptly named to probe Trump-Russia ties

Trump's complaints that he was being subjected to an unprecedented "witch hunt" ignored history, given that President Bill Clinton was investigated by an indepe...


Sources say Alberta PCs, Wildrose have agreed to merge in tentative deal

Any deal to merge would need to be approved by members of both parties. If it goes ahead, the new party will set up a leadership committee with an eye to electi...


United Nations welcomes Chibok girls' release, urges all be freed

Lawyer Zannah Mustapha, mediator for Chibok girls, speaks during an interview with Reuters in Abuja, Nigeria, May 8, 2017. The school girls were freed Sat...


Boko Haram Releases 82 Girls Kidnapped In Nigeria

Some parents did not live long enough to see their daughters released, underscoring the tragedy of the three-year saga. A Nigerian government official says th...


EPA Labels Clare Beaches As 'Excellent'

Ireland also saw an increase in its standard of water quality, with 85.7% per cent of bathing water classed as being either excellent or good, an increase on pa...


WADA looks for power to sanction cheating countries, sports

WADA says the ITA will be a "service provider" for stakeholders in the Olympic movement. However, how it is put together and implemented will matter greatly. "T...


Trump welcomes Colombia's president to the White House

In an interview with El Tiempo on Monday, Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said that the administration views "the peace process with hope a...


Macron blurs party lines with mixed French Cabinet

In addition to appointing 11 women in the list of 22 ministers and choosing members from civil society and the government, Mr. Macron's cabinet picks are being ...


White House overtaken by Russian minarets on new Time cover

Mad Magazine tweeted, "Once More, With Stealing Dept". Twitter has been skeptical of the magazine's objectivity in light of the new cover, with some pointi...


Speed May be Cause for Metro North Train Derailment in Westchester County

No injuries were reported, according to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. The MTA called the incident a "slow-speed, minor derailment" and that no on...


Former FBI agent: Trump's comments on Comey 'detestable'

Trump told NBC News that Comey is " a showboat , he's a grandstander". Just 13 percent of Republican voters and Republican-leaning voters said the same. La...


Republican Congressman: If Comey Memo True, Trump's Actions Merit Impeachment

The intervention by Putin could turn up the pressure on the White House to provide its own transcript of the meeting. The New York Times reported that before...


Who Has France's President Emmanuel Macron Picked for his Government?

The Kremlin said the French and Russian leaders have discussed possible co-operation on global issues, including the fight against terrorism. France's Natio...


South Korea wants to reopen communication with North Korea

Amid condemnation in Seoul, Tokyo and Washington , a jubilant North Korean leader Kim Jong Un promised more nuclear and missile tests and warned his countr...


McDonnell urges Labour supporters not to believe opinion polls

Thanking the crowd for their support, Mr Corbyn said it was inspiring to see so many people turning out to back the party's campaign before talking about some o...


After bruising month-long campaign, voters decide in British Columbia

British Columbia's upstart Green party achieved the historic political breakthrough they were looking for on Tuesday, winning three seats and holding the balanc...


Palestine, Israel must coexist: Modi

The Indian Prime Minister also offered assistance to help build the economy of the Palestinian territories, and said he hoped for the early resumption of peace ...


Wisconsin And Oklahoma Governors To Tour Damage

Fitzgerald said 17 people were taken to area hospitals with about 5-10 more people having minor injuries and refusing treatment. Barron County Sheriff Chris...


Erdogan says Turkey cannot lift state of emergency until fully calm

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said McGurk has done "tremendous work" in coordinating and leading the global coalition against IS, and has the sup...


Trump says meeting with Russia's Lavrov last week 'very successful'

Trump, meanwhile, defended his "right" to reveal facts to Russian Federation about terrorism and airline safety. While the media was running with it, national...


Florida woman finds iguana in toilet bowl, calls 911

The woman said she got up to use the bathroom and that's when she saw an unexpected visitor in her commode - a large iguana. Instead of taking any chances on be...


No laptop ban for European Union flights heading to the US

IATA estimates that banning electronics on flights from Europe to the USA would cost travelers more than $ 1 billion . An EU source described the meeting as v...


India should join BRI for mutual interest: Chinese diplomat

China is one of the countries Britain hopes to sign a free trade agreement with once it leaves the European Union, and London and Beijing have been keen to sh...


Led Coalition Fighter Jets Strike Pro-Assad Forces In Southern Syria

The US hit militia loyal to the regime of president Bashar al-Assad with an airstrike in southern Syrian on Thursday. Regional intelligence sources and rebels...


Despite landslide victory, Macron has his work cut out for him

The euro surged overnight, as independent centrist Emmanuel Macron secured a landslide victory over far right candidate Marine Le Pen in the French general elec...


Netanyahu Denies Asking Trump Not to Move Embassy

The dispute arose when US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that the president was being "very careful to understand how such a decision would impact a peac...


Lib Dems make opposition to Brexit manifesto priority

The manifesto says the Lib Dems will "use our strength in parliament to press for keeping Britain as close as possible to Europe". Yesterday Labour told N...


Netanyahu: 'Palestinians Name Their Schools After Mass Murderers'

He did not explain what type of solution he envisions. The PA official also said the American request to stop the payments to terrorists represents a tactic...


Major League Baseball investigating alleged gay slur used by Toronto Blue Jays' Kevin Pillar

Atlanta Braves superstar first baseman Freddie Freeman sustained a fractured left wrist and is expected to miss at least 10 weeks, the team announced on Thu...


Dog stabbed to death in Mirrabooka park by hoodie-wearing man

I couldn't feel her breathing, she was gone within seconds". "I get closer, and I realise she's on the floor, blood all over her", she said through sobs. "I j...


French President Macron set to meet EU leader Tusk

Gerard Collomb, the socialist mayor of Lyon, takes on the key portfolio of interior minister, responsible for internal security as France remains under a state ...


USA sanctions on missile work show 'ill will' - Iran

The State Department said Iran would continue to receive relief from decades-old economic measures punishing Tehran for its nuclear program. The Trump adminis...


Saudi prince accuses Iran of 'extremist ideology,' ambition to 'control Islamic world'

Under the guardianship system a male family member, normally the father, husband or brother, must grant permission for a woman's study, travel and other activit...


Trump's firing of Comey should concern all of us

White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Tuesday that Rosenstein drafted the memo raising concerns about Comey on his own accord. Trump's firing of Comey already ...


Senate Russia investigators ask Comey to testify, seek documents

Republican Sen. Charles Grassley of Iowa and Democratic Sen. Warner, the top Democrat of the Senate's Russian Federation investigation, would not say if Comey...