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Top 10 percent change advancing in Texas Senate

A federal judge has issued a preliminary injunction to block abortion-restricting rules in Missouri, saying he's bound by the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling previo...


U.S. aiming for bilateral trade pact with Japan

Before Mr. Trump softens any trade deals with China, Townsend said the administration needs to see "definite signs" that China is working to mount pressure on t...


White House defends Korean 'armada' push

The Vinson is accompanied by a destroyer ship with an Aegis combat system to track and intercept missiles. Joel Wit, a co-founder of the 38 North programme ...


Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots Visit White House Without Brady

Earlier this morning, Rob Gronkowski , colloquially known as " Gronk ", interupted White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer's daily briefing, asking if he nee...


World's Oldest Person Dies

Jamaican Violet Mosse Brown became the world's oldest human yesterday after the passing of Italian Emma Morano, who was born on November 29, 1899 . In 2016, she...


Canadaian Def Minister Sajjan pays obeisance at Golden Temple

Sajjan by presenting with a "siropa" (robe of honour), shawl and set of religious books. The minister will be in Chandigarh tomorrow where he will inaugurate ...


The election is over: Trump to Tax March protesters

Trump was the first presidential candidate in more than 40 years to refuse to release his tax returns , and there's no indication he will do so as president. ...


Champions League: Barcelona in Need of Another Miracle; This Time Against Juventus

Juventus held firm at Camp Nou, holding Barcelona to a 0-0 draw to advance on a 3-0 aggregate. Brazilian star Neymar will return to action for Barcelona a...


2 killed amid massive anti-government marches in Venezuela

The opposition has blamed the Venezuelan government for the deaths of people during the recent demonstrations. Here, the president of the republic is playing wi...


Owatonna named Tree City USA

That becomes more hard if new trees must be removed because of damage. "It's easy to take trees for granted. Trees help conserve water and give us a renewable s...


White House 'encouraged' by China's recent response on N. Korea

On Tuesday, Pence said during a joint press conference with Japanese Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso that the United States would continue to work with its allie...


These jobs can no longer use the 457 visa to enter Australia

The Government said it wanted to train more local workers, which is set to be funded from an increased fee charged when employers bring in temporary skilled for...


Australia to raise English language standard for citizenship

Prospective citizens will have to pass an English test that will focus heavily on respect for women and children, with possible questions about child marriage, ...


Allies silent, jibes in China over US carrier mix-up

The miscues began on April 9 when the public affairs office of the Navy's 3rd Fleet issued a news release saying that Admiral Harry Harris Jr, the Pacific c...


Suspect in Facebook video murder kills self in Pennsylvania

The order came through the McDonald's drive-thru window in Harborcreek Township, Pennsylvania: Chicken McNuggets and a side of fries. "As the vehicle was spin...


North Korea says 'don't mess with us' as US plans next move

The US has also considered shooting down future North Korean missile tests, according to The Guardian , though experts and former officials warned that such a ...


N Korea poses 'most dangerous' threat to Asia-Pacific - Pence

Since Donald Trump took office, North Korea has launched at least eight ballistic missiles, and there is evidence that the North is preparing for a sixth nuclea...


Wait, Does Donald Trump Know the Leader of North Korea's Name?

Pence reiterated that after years of North Korea testing the US and its neighbors in East Asia with its nuclear ambitions, the USA "era of strategic patience is...


United States to Enhance Military Presence in Asia Pacific - Vice President Pence

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan, on a visit to London, said the military option must be part of the pressure brought to bear. On Sunday, as pa...


NATO's Stoltenberg: I agree with Trump on terrorism and defense

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says that the Alliance supports Georgia's aspirations to become a NATO member. He was speaking to reporters at the ...


North Korea promises to 'pulverise' U.S. bases

China is seeking Russia's help to cool surging tensions over Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions, the country's foreign minister has told his Moscow counterpart, af...


Theresa May's June 8 snap election approved by Parliament

Mrs May, who became PM last July after the European Union referendum, told MPs it would wrong for the United Kingdom to find itself reaching the most "difficu...


TN Ministers meet amid talk of merger

This comes after AIADMK leader and state Finance Minister D. Jayakumar yesterday announced that V.K. Sasikala and her nephew Dinakaran had made a decision to be...


Fresno suspect laughed as he explained his actions

Police in Fresno, California revealed new details Wednesday on the "hate crime" shooting that killed three people in just minutes on Tuesday morning and what al...


Fresno gunman targeting whites chose 3 men at random

I shot them", Muhammad told officers as they arrested him, according to the chief. The driver of the truck, who is Latino, sped off to the police department for...


U.S. Syria strike: Trump reasons out why runways were not hit

Near the central city of Homs, a bomb exploded aboard a bus carrying workers, killing a woman and wounding more than 20, according to state TV and the Observato...


Supreme Court Saves Arkansas Death Row Inmate from Execution

Asa Hutchinson said in a statement . Opponents of the death penalty insisted that Arkansas was unjustly rushing its execution process and clamored for ...


Turkey says U.S. strikes 'cosmetic' if Assad stays in power

Russian president Vladimir Putin and Iranian leader Hassan Rouhani said American military intervention was a "violation of global law" during telephone talks ba...


White House Expecting More Than 21000 at Trump's 1st Easter Egg Roll

The search for Easter eggs is one of the most emblematic traditions of the federal capital, established in 1878 by President Rutherford B. Hayes . "So thank yo...


Campaigning begins as MPs vote for snap General Election

At an appearance with her party's MPs outside Westminster, Ms Sturgeon said the Prime Minister was guilty of political opportunism for using the election to "cr...


Patriots' Gronkowski Crashes Spicer's White House Press Briefing

He pointed at Julian Edelman ... "Boy, they're wrong a lot, aren't they?" Saying you couldn't do it; the game was over. "You pulled off the greatest Super B...


Xi extends condolences to Egyptian president over terrorist attacks

The government in its initial response ordered the military special forces to assist police in securing vital state facilities across the country. Similar sce...


Israeli defense officials: Assad still has chemical weapons

The US responded to the attack by launching air strikes on a Syrian military airfield. Its ally Russian Federation, meanwhile, said an air strike hit a rebel ...


U.S. vice president Pence wraps up visit to Japan

He said the North Korean regime had for more than a generation sought to develop nuclear weapons and the missiles with which to fire them, impoverishing its peo...


Venezuela's Maduro seeks to expand armed civilian militias

The security forces do nothing to stop them and themselves repress peaceful protesters, opponents say. "We were on a motorbike and they were following us, sho...