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Homeland Security considers banning laptops on all flights

European airlines are preparing for the anticipated widening of a USA ban on bringing laptops and other large electronic devices on board planes bound for Amer...


Xabi Alonso satisfied to retire at the top

Alonso gave us another glimpse of his ability on the pitch when he produced a ridiculous "no-look nutmeg" on Zinedine Zidane back in 2013. I'm very jealous of...


Donald Trump says he fired James Comey because he was 'unpopular'

On Wednesday, a special counsel was appointed by the Department of Justice to oversee the investigation. "I spoke to him (Lavrov) today", a smiling Putin tol...


Trump's first foreign trip has high stakes at each stop

We're going to Israel. We're going to Rome. On April 7, one day after a U.S. decision and a military action in Syria, Trump informed King Salman through a pho...


Macron, Merkel ready to change EU treaties

Although these ideas where not expressed by Macron or Merkel as they addressed the world's press they did say they would work together more closely on defence, ...


Gunfire heard in Ivory Coast cities

Ivory Coast's military has announced it is launching an operation to put down a mutiny within the ranks. The troops who rebelled over delayed bonus payments c...


China's Xi says willing to help end rift with South Korea

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday expressed his hopes for a prompt return to the "normal orbit" of relations with South Korea which have been strained by d...


Top senator calls for removal of Turkey's US ambassador

Another wrenches a woman's neck and throws her to the ground. Seconds later, a group of men run across the street and start punching and kicking protesters. He ...


Trump willing to use engagement on North Korea crisis - South Korea envoy

North Korea conducted its latest ballistic missile test Sunday in defiance of U.N. Security Council resolutions, saying it was a test of its capability to car...


Polls open in first Iran presidential vote since atomic deal

U.S. President Donald Trump's tougher stance on Iran has stoked concern as well, though his administration this week took a key step toward preserving the Oba...


A look at Iran's presidential candidates

Yet, it is routinely treated by USA administrations of both parties as a rogue state that poses a huge and unique threat to the peace of the Middle East. Raisi ...


China's Xi pledges 100 billion yuan for Silk Road

Rwanda's ambassador to China, Lt. Gen. Charles Kayonga has praised the Belt and Road initiative as a platform for Africa to grow with the rest of the world. "...


Trump promises quick nomination of new Federal Bureau of Investigation chief

When the opposite occurred, Trump grew incensed - both at Democrats and his own communications staff for not quickly lining up more Republicans to defend him on...


Pakistan to form new team of lawyers in Jadhav case: Aziz

He said he has always tried to spread messages through his sand sculpture around the world. India may succeed in persuading the Council to save Jadhav from a ...


EU Parliament Denounces Israeli Settlements Law In The West Bank

The Palestinian rock thrower also was detained. Following the fatal shooting, the Israeli assailants' vehicle struck an ambulance, and rammed three Palestinia...


Hackers mint crypto-currency with technique in global ransomware attack

The Lazarus hackers, acting for impoverished North Korea, have been more brazen in their pursuit of financial gain than others, and have been blamed for the the...


Full impact of cyber-attack on patients at Derriford Hospital revealed

Ten surgeries across the region were hit by the malware attack, which affected how staff could access patient records. "Since the global coordinated ransomwa...


Leeds United: Pontus Jansson wont leave club - Danny Mills

Elsewhere, Pablo Hernandez's contract has been automatically renewed for another season but six players, including Jordan Botaka and Ross Turnbull, have been re...


Trump, dogged by questions at home, makes first trip abroad

Meantime, leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee are asking the FBI to turn over memos prepared by Comey regarding communications he had with the White Ho...


Security Council May Meet at Request of Tokyo, Washington

Pyongyang carried out two atomic tests previous year, and has accelerated its missile launch program, despite tough United Nations sanctions aimed at denying le...


Putin offers to share Trump-Lavrov meeting transcript

This week, the New York Times published excerpts from a memo Comey wrote , indicating that Trump had asked for the FBI to drop its investigations into Micha...


United States reviews Iran nuclear programme, implements missile sanctions

If we were to cancel the deal before a plan of action had been formulated, the Iranians could embark on a crash program to build a nuke. Sherman was asked abo...


Senate committees want Comey memos; intelligence panel asks him to testify

But that hasn't stopped Trump from taking credit. It is rumored he will announce his choice to replace Comey before leaving for his first foreign trip on Friday...


Bush, Obama Lawyers Slam Trump's Possible Meddling In FBI Russia Probe

Trump and Lieberman discussed the position at the White House on Wednesday. He went on to sharply criticize the investigation into his campaign's possible collu...


Publicly-owned utilities will cut bills by £220 annually, says Labour

KD: Labour activists and candidates across Scotland are campaigning for our radical plan to transform the country. The Labour leader plans to raise £6.4 billi...


Chelsea Manning documentary is in the works

President Obama in January commuted her unprecedented 35-year sentence, right on the eve of the inauguration of the controversial Donald Trump. "I am humbled ...


What the White House has said about special prosecutors

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein named Robert Mueller III, a former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief. Trump undercut that timeline in an interview...


Trump Speaks at National Peace Officers' Memorial Service

Officers from all over Minnesota have traveled to the State Police Memorial, where they stand in silent vigil for 30-minute shifts. Police officers and member...


Team Trump knew Flynn was being investigated and Trump still hired him

It was Trump's first time taking questions since his Justice Department named a special counsel to probe Russia's involvement in the 2016 election. "I think...


President Temer refuses to step down amid corruption chaos

Temer spoke during a national address on Thursday afternoon. The center-right president insisted on Brazilian television Thursday that he "will not step do...


NY driver suspect Richard Rojas was 'hearing voices'

The New York City Fire Department said the collision took place at 45th Street and Broadway. Police do not suspect a. A smashed auto sits on the corner of B...


Lib Dem manifesto: 31 key things you need to know

The manifesto also pledges to increase corporation tax from 19% to 20% and a penny-in-the-pound increase in income tax. UK Prime Minister Theresa May today ...


Had anticipated India's victory at ICJ: Harish Salve

While India celebrated the court's Thursday order as a diplomatic win, Pakistani media heavily criticised their government's handling of the case . ICJ order...


President Trump assails 'witch hunt' after naming of special counsel

The White House Wednesday night was aiming for a measured response to Mueller's appointment and ended the night relatively pleased at the muted approach they be...


Can Rouhani Pull Off a Win in Iran?

Ghalibaf encouraged his voters to back Hardliner candidate Ibrahim Raisi in order to ensure the "preservation of the interests of the people, the revolution a...