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United Kingdom lawmakers overwhelmingly back June election

The British people know that they are the true wealth creators, held back by a system rigged for the wealth extractors". That sort of victory, which would be un...


New England Patriots Visit White House

Six others had already signaled that they would take a pass, some for political reasons. Trump's welcome to the team, scheduled for early afternoon, is comi...


As Trump warned NKorea, his 'armada' was headed toward Australia

Trump, in an interview on Fox Business Network , remarked that the United States was "sending an armada" to the Korean peninsula when asked about the deploymen...


Aaron Hernandez's Brain to Be Released for CTE Study

According to the joint statement, Hernandez was locked in his cell about 8 p.m. on Tuesday night, and no one entered the cell until he was found by a correction...


Arkansas executes first prisoner in 12 years

McKesson Corporation is the supplier of one of the state's lethal drugs used on Lee and it tried to stop the executions in court. Earlier this week, the justice...


GOP Leaders Mount New Obamacare Repeal Effort

During a White House news conference, United States president Donald Trump said progress was being made on a "great plan" for overhauling the nation's health ca...


Corbyn targets 'tax-dodging wealth extractors' in election campaign

Labour meanwhile can only muster half as much support , polling 24 per cent, while the Liberal Democrats are now on track to take 12 per cent of the vote, and...


Turkish election board to evaluate referendum result concerns

The French government said it would "follow with great care" the worldwide monitors' final report in coming weeks, particularly in relation to a reported last-m...


Civilians forced to eat cats in war-torn Mosul

Iraqi Federal Police fires his rifle at ISIS militants' positions at Bab al Jadid district in the old city of Mosul, Iraq, March 26, 2017. - December 29: Gov...


Back to the ballot box: United Kingdom lawmakers back June 8 election

Antonio Tajani, the new President of the European Parliament, has told Sky News that Theresa May's decision to call a snap General Election could help the Brexi...


Anti-Defamation League offers to teach Spicer about Holocaust

Later on Tuesday, Spicer apologized and said he should not have made that comparison. "It was a mistake to do that". For that, I apologize. "Your comparison...


Leafs battle Capitals in first home playoff game since 2013

The city had waited four years for this Stanley Cup Playoff party, and the Toronto Maple Leafs made sure all of their fans inside and outside Air Canada Centre ...


Gold Prices Remain High as French Election Nears

Parliament voted in December to extend the extraordinary provisions to ensure the protection of upcoming presidential and general elections. Anti-immigration ...


Trudeau cites strong ties between Canada, Italy as he meets Italian PM

That's another "poison pill" for Democrats that could derail a spending bill to keep the government open for the remainder of the fiscal year, which ends Septem...


Venezuelan protesters clash with police in new demo

With both Capriles and Lopez now out of action, it's unclear who the leading candidate in such an election would be. After a recall referendum against Maduro ...


Vice President Mike Pence praises Indonesia's democratic, tolerant values

Security was tight for Mr Pence and his entourage, with a large police contingent patrolling the streets while police helicopters hovered overhead. "We will h...


Dortmund bus bomber hoped to make millions

The 28-year old - a German-Russian citizen police identified as Sergej W. - bought more than 15,000 options on Borussia Dortmund shares, according to prosecutor...


South Korea on heightened alert as North readies for army anniversary

The vice president said the US would honor its alliance with Pacific Rim nations and protect freedom of navigation in the South China Sea, the sea lanes vital t...


Pence, Turnbull urge China to pressure N. Korea

Trump labelled the refugee resettlement deal, in which the United States agreed to take an unspecified number of refugees from Australia's offshore detention c...


One police officer dead in Paris shooting

Earlier this week, in a separate incident, French authorities arrested two men in Marseille, saying they were suspected of planning an "imminent" attack ahe...


Death Toll in Venezuala Protests Rises to Nine

Carlos Ocariz , the mayor of Venezuela's Sucre municipality in Caracas , on Friday said a man died during an anti-government protest - the ninth related de...


Missing Tennessee teen to return home, teacher charged with kidnapping: family

The cabin's caretaker, Griffin Barry, who is from Nashville, says Cummins told him Thomas was 24, and the girl always remained silent. March 15 - Investig...


Ninety-thousand hit by massive power cut in San Francisco

In New York, a power outage at a subway station halted service on several lines Friday morning and led to lengthy commutes. The Montgomery BART station was ev...


Muslim voters oust Jakarta's Christian governor

The race to elect the governor of Jakarta , Indonesia's capital city, is over. Baswedan's unexpectedly huge margin of victory also raises the specter of stro...


Trump Promises 'Massive' Tax Cut Plan Next Week

Mnuchin will have 150 days to recommend action to the president. The Trump administration is targeting some of financial regulations established by former Pre...


Queen Elizabeth II Turns 91

Her parents set a tone for leadership that clearly has influenced their daughter's tenure. One of the most testing periods for the monarch came during the 199...


North Atlantic Treaty Organisation is "no longer obsolete", President Trump declares

Now you say there is none. "Having a good relationship with Russian Federation is a good thing, not a bad thing". He said one nice thing about me. But Trum...


Justice Department Warns 'Sanctuary Cities,' With Grant Money At Risk

De Leon has been an outspoken critic of the administration's immigration crackdown. Those threatened include the state of California; New York City; Chicago; ...


Pakistan's Supreme Court to pass verdict on PM Nawaz Sharif on Panamagate

Speaking on points of order, the leaders from PPP and PTI said that they would continue protest against the prime minister and would raise the issue of his di...


'Cow-protection' group attacks family in Jammu-Kashmir

The victims said the attackers mercilessly beat them and took away their entire flock including goats, sheep and cows. Sammi, the nine-year-old girl, suffered m...


Eight fatally electrocuted as Venezuela protests escalate

Opponents of President Nicolas Maduro stand amidst tear gas during clashes with security forces in Caracas , Venezuela , Thursday, April 20, 2017. The oppos...


Security Forces Mobilized For Election After Paris Attack

The far-right candidate, Marine Le Pen , demanded the closure of all Islamist mosques. One of the key questions is how the attack might impact on the vote. T...


Paris attack: Terror probe as police officer shot dead by gunman

He said last night: "She did not know exactly what had happened, until turning on the internet on her phone - there she saw the news about the suspected terrori...


Egypt's Sisi to visit Saudi Arabia after tensions

US Defense Secretary James Mattis says he is optimistic about improving military ties with Egypt following a period of strain under the administration of former...


Paris police shot on Champs-Elysees; IS group claims attack

Reuters, quoting French police sources, said he had been convicted of previous armed assaults on law enforcement officers going back 16 years. The Champs-Elys...