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Clinton aide tweets joking video of her practicing avoiding a hug

A favorite moment from debate prep (9/24/16)". She tries to give him a high-five instead and he jokingly chases after and hugs her anyway as the Clinton staff l...


Albanian politicians postpone parliamentary vote to June 25

Intense negotiations that started on Wednesday with a roundtable of the main parties finished with Rama and Basha shaking hands after a "tete-a-tete" lasting mo...


Deadline to register to vote in General Election 2017 just days away

The deadline for registering to vote is on Monday. Due to the short time available between now and election day, the Electoral Commission has advised that Bri...


Philippines calls for 'gentlemen's agreement' between ASEAN, China on sea code

In recent months, however, China and ASEAN appear to have made swift progress. That document saw all eleven parties pledge their commitment to eventually concl...


South Sudan government forces killed 114 civilians, UN says

Meanwhile, the United Nations human rights office said on Friday that South Sudanese pro government forces killed at least 114 civilians in and around Yei town ...


India supports united, sovereign Palestine: PM Modi to President Abbas

He also spoke to Modi about his conversation with US President Donald Trump, when he visited Washington last month, with Russian President Vladimir Putin and ...


Security forces to act "very tough" against terrorists in Kashmir: Jaitley

The aggressive domination & readiness of troops for befitting response to any misadventure by enemy is very satisfying. The Minister complimented the Indian A...


Putin congratulates new French president in call

In his first visit after his inauguration, Macron acknowledged the toll on the operation's French forces when he went to a military hospital in a Paris suburb a...


Trump says he fired Comey because of Clinton investigation

The White House initially sought to pin the decision to fire Comey on his handling of the FBI's investigation into Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clint...


Macron to unveil first French government

Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, whom Macron named on Monday, will lead the government, at least until the parliamentary elections scheduled for June. He was th...


French president holds special security meeting

The two leaders said Mr. Macron's victory in France's presidential election could breathe new life into the Franco-German relationship, which has always been th...


Manning Expresses Gratitude to Supporters as Whistleblower Released From Prison

And her lawyer, Chase Stranglio of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), indicated as much in a statement he made on Manning's release. "For the firs...


Chaffetz resigning from Congress as of June 30

In April, Chaffetz announced that he would not seek re-election in 2018. On Thursday in Utah, Chaffetz said he's not sure if documents exist to confirm th...


Released Chibok girls, a promise fulfilled by President Buhari: Niger CAN

Alhassan, who said this at a news conference in Abuja, Nigeria's capital city, said the girls would afterwards go for psycho-social therapy and refresher course...


Turkish foreign minister says wants USA envoy McGurk changed

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu is pleading for the replacement of Brett McGurk, the U.S. presidential envoy for the US-led coalition against IS. The ...


Opposing Brexit and scrapping diesel cars lead Liberal Democrat manifesto

From around 2013, the party started blocking attempts by the Conservatives to impose further cuts to welfare, having grown disillusioned by the lack of progress...


Venezuela opposition leader blocked from traveling to UN

Protesters are demanding elections to kick out the socialist government that they accuse of wrecking the economy and turning Venezuela into a dictatorship. "Thi...


Second Labour council group barred from Tory coalition deal

The poll findings come as Prime Minister Theresa May prepares to launch her party's Scottish manifesto, a document that will promise education reforms and suppo...


Boko Haram Corrupt military officials benefitting from terrorism - Transparency International

The Nigerian Army has dismissed reports that corrupt practices within its ranks is undermining the nation's efforts to battle insurgency in the country. He said...


UK's Theresa May renews vow to cut immigration below 100000

Prime Minister Theresa May promised to clamp down on executive pay, give workers a say on strategy and make it harder for foreign firms to take over British o...


U.S. extends Iran nuclear deal sanctions relief, imposes new ballistic missile sanctions

Although a recent Senate Intelligence Committee inquiry found that Iranian government had been working to preserve the deal in advance of the Iranian presidenti...


Trump interviews 4 contenders to replace Comey as Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs tweeted a video Thursday of Lavrov meeting with the secretary general of the Council of Europe in which the men seem to jok...


Ian Brady, Moors murderer, dies aged 79

Imprisoned since 1966, Brady was given three life sentences for the killings of Downey, Evans, and Kilbride and later went on to admit murdering Bennett and Rea...


ED files money laundering case against Karti Chidambaram, others under PMLA

The CBI has recently launched an investigation against both father and son related to the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) clearances given to INX Medi...


Bangladesh arrests 27 men on suspicion of being gay

Their crime? They're suspected of being gay. According to the police, the men were mostly students between the ages of 20 and 30 who came together every two m...


Trump says Joe Lieberman is front-runner for Federal Bureau of Investigation chief

According to their reports , former US senator and former Democratic vice presidential candidate Joe Lieberman is the "frontrunner" to become the new FBI Direc...


2 charged with hate crime in attack on Richmond Sikh man

Sikhs in America have suffered prejudice and hate-attacks mostly by those who mistake them for being Middle Eastern due to their beard and turban, especially af...


As Trump visits, Gulf states seen quietly curbing opposition

The foreign trip comes amid tumult for the White House after a series of damaging reports , culminating with the appointment of a special counsel to probe ties...


Korean officials meet in attempt to repair ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping said Friday that he hopes to get the ties with South Korea back on normal track, emphasizing the importance of the bilateral relati...


1 firefighter killed, 2 seriously hurt in San Antonio fire

Two firefighters were pulled out of the building. He said two other firefighters were transported to area hospitals. One was taken to the San Antonio Milita...


Trump pulls trigger on NAFTA negotiations

USTR Robert Lighthizer said in a letter to Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch that the primary goal is to improve the 23-year old trade pact to i...


President Trump talks media accuracy, warns Comey on Twitter

Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 12, 2017James Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press! Less than a...


Turkish president looks on his bodyguards attack

The U.S. says it summoned Turkey's ambassador to the State Department . Audiovisual analysis of footage recorded at the Turkish embassy on Tuesday sheds ligh...


Turkish ties hit rough patch after rough Erdogan visit

News reported on Wednesday that the men who attacked the protesters were bodyguards of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. -Turkish tensions that are compou...


UK inflation rate highest since 2013

The level of people in employment in the United Kingdom reached a new record high in the first quarter of the year as unemployment reached its lowest since 1975...