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Taliban in army uniforms kill up to 140 soldiers

The attack starkly highlighted the difficulty of the long struggle by the Afghan government and its global backers to defeat the Taliban insurgency. Col. Tali...


N. Korea Says is Monitoring US, Ready to Act

The website listed a almost six-hour unloading time for the ship. The White House said Friday it is well aware that Korea has been "independent for thousands ...


Science rallies around the world draw thousands

The march was planned in January to coincide with Earth Day and in conjunction with educational and scientific institutions in a call for sound federal science...


Theresa May's Tories on course for sweeping election victory

Lawmakers voted Wednesday by a resounding 522 to 13 to back May's call for an election, easily surpassing the two-thirds majority in the 650-seat House of Commo...


Penguins eliminate Blue Jackets with 5-2 win in Game 5

William Karlsson, Boone Jenner and Markus Nutivaara each had a goal and an assist as the Jackets downed the Penguins, 5-4 in Columbus. NY 3, MONTREAL 2 - Mi...


Australia to get it's first taste of Trump

Turnbull echoed the sentiments, saying: "The eyes of the world are on Beijing". "The United States is proud to partner with Indonesia to promote and protect the...


College Free Tuition: Hillary Clinton Joins Gov. Cuomo For Signing Ceremony

The State of NY has enacted a tuition-free college program for students whose families make less than $125,000 per year. The program has no age limit and once s...


Rouhani resisters to run in Iran's elections

Raisi showed up at the center accompanied by a number of mothers who had lost their children to wars fought by Iran, said Tehran-based media outlet Tasnim. Regi...


Jose Mourinho Concerned For Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Marcos Rojo Injuries

United dominated in the second half, but Jesse Lingard, Rashford, Paul Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic all squandered chances to score as the tie moved into ext...


Toronto real estate summit could yield solutions for Vancouver's reheating housing market

The solution from Vancouver, on the west coast, was to impose a foreign buyer tax. The initial signs were that Toronto would not to go down that road. Home sa...


Trump Referred to Several Different North Korean Leaders as 'This Gentleman'

The DPRK's state-run Korean Central News Agency quoted a Foreign Ministry official as saying , "We will bolster up in every way our capability for self-defense...


Corbyn: Children crammed 'like sardines' into 'super-sized' school classes

Mr Corbyn was mobbed and met with cheers from around 100 party activists knocking doors and posting leaflets in the Warrington South constituency. However, Co...


The euro is slipping ahead of the French elections

The Hong Kong-based economist who was one of the very few to publicly predict Donald Trump's election victory is betting on Marine Le Pen winning in France. Fil...


Venezuelans Demand an End to Deaths of Protesters

The violence peaked yesterday when three Venezuelans were killed in attacks stemming from the protests: two civilians and a national guardsman. A demonstrator...


Erdogan slams global critics of referendum result

With 51.4 percent of the vote, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's "Yes" vote campaign won Turkey's landmark referendum for a new political system, giving enormou...


2000 homes evacuated as brush fires threaten Collier county

The American Red Cross opened a shelter Friday night at the First Presbyterian Church of Lake Wales for those displaced by the fires in the Indian Lake Estates....


Russian navy arrives in Philippines for joint exercises

A Russian destroyer previously made a port call in Manila in January as Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte seeks closer ties with Moscow. In course of the...


USS Carl Vinson Deployment Near North Korea Extended

North Korea said the U.S. and its allies "should not mess with us". To counter the potential threat, and position the U.S.to launch a potential retaliatory st...


Murray, Wawrinka Fall in Monte Carlo

It is the first time since he lost to Rafael Nadal in a semi-final in Monte Carlo six years ago that Murray has been broken seven times in a three-setter...


NYC mayor lashes out over DOJ 'soft on crime' statement

Federal law says state and local governments may not prohibit local law enforcement from sharing information about a person's immigration status with federal a...


More Americans Than Ever Want Marijuana Legalized

Support for marijuana legalisation has increased steadily since 2013, crossing to majority support in 2014. Out of the parents who have smoked marijuana, 54 per...


Fugitive Mexican governor arrested in Guatemala

The former governor had been linked to at least one real estate investment in the Phoenix area. On Saturday night, Mexico's Attorney General's Office (PGR) an...


Former Ohio State player's killer sentenced to 25 years in prison

My family and I are extremely disappointed with today's sentencing and the leniency showed by Judge Buras for the defendant. The man who killed retired New Or...


80% of Americans Want to See the President's Taxes

Numerous rallies were held nationwide on Saturday to push Trump to release his tax returns, which he refused to do during the campaign, breaking with more than ...


Paris terror attack hasn't boosted Marine Le Pen election chances, says journalist

Le Pen is tipped to be one of the top two vote-getters who will qualify on Sunday for a decisive May 7 runoff. There was no obvious reaction to the shooting o...


Trump signs executive orders on financial regulations

One orders a review of the law's Orderly Liquidation Authority , which sets out a process for unwinding failing financial institutions. The two memorandums t...


V.P. Mike Pence says United States will honor refugee deal with Australia

Shortly after taking office, Trump discussed the deal with Turnbull in a tense telephone conversation. The United States has confirmed that it will be going t...


Policeman, attacker killed in Champs-Élysées terror attack

Paris has been struck by another terror attack in which a gunman struck on one of the city's most famous streets. As well as the assault rifle used in the at...


Why You Should Vote Conservative On 8 June

Rejecting the PM's claim that an election is needed to prevent disunity at Westminster undermining a Brexit deal, Mr Corbyn said: "There is no obstacle to the G...


Syria chemical attack: Inspectors find 'incontrovertible' evidence of sarin gas

It said the new measures were meant to help pressure Syria to "immediately stop the repeated and heinous attacks against its own people". The Organisation for...


Mike Pence to North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

He said Trump is certain that negotiating trade deals with individual countries was the best way to ensure they yield "win-win" situations for both sides. Yokos...


Is Trump gonna ax Bannon and Priebus?

Kushner, who is Trump's son-in-law, has allegedly voiced concern about Bannon's influence over the president and his provocative style. Both Cohn and Powell -...


China puts bombers on 'high alert' as tensions with North Korea escalate

Tensions have risen sharply in recent months after North Korea conducted two nuclear weapons tests past year and carried out a steady stream of ballistic missil...


US Defense Sec'y Mattis: Syria Still Has Chemical Weapons

Before meeting with Mr Mattis in Jerusalem , Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told reporters that Israel is encouraged by the change of administra...


After poll defeat, Jakarta's Christian governor may escape jail

Purnama won a three-way first-round vote on Feb 15, securing 43 percent of the votes. Basuki pointed to the "politicisation of religion" as a major factor beh...