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Budget crisis threatens USA shutdown

The administration has made threats that Trump wouldn't sign a spending bill that doesn't include the funding, even though it's highly unlikely the Democrats wo...


Kenya's Keitany breaks world record at women-only London Marathon

Radcliffe fought six years ago with the IAAF to ensure her 2003 marathon time of 2 hours, 15 minutes, 25 seconds - with two male pacemakers - was still recogniz...


Australia, New Zealand hit back at North Korea's nuclear strike threat

The front-runner candidate said he will carry out former President Kim Dae-jung's "Sunshine Policy" to engage with the North to ultimately persuade Pyongyang to...


U.S. defence boss addresses fleet confusion

Pence's comments come after North Korea warned the regime had no intention of dialling down its missile programme, pledging weekly tests and threatening "all-ou...


U.S. and Russian Federation still far apart over Syria; Moscow vetoes United Nations resolution

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley condemned Russia's action: "You are isolating yourselves from the global community every time one of Assad's planes drop ano...


Russian Federation opposes draft United Nations statement condemning N. Korea over launch

US President Donald Trump has been pressing China to rein in North Korea, suggesting that doing so could ease US-China relations over trade and other issues. US...


First general election poll promises vast Conservative majority

His comments are likely to irritate Mrs May, who has argued that an increased Commons majority would strengthen her hand in the Brexit talks, making it more h...


Accused Fresno Shooting Spree Gunman Also Charged In Motel Murder

The man suspected of killing three white men in a racially motivated attack in Fresno has a criminal history with arrests starting when he was 13. "It looks l...


Trump congratulates Turkish President Erdogan on referendum victory

President Trump called and congratulated President Erdogan , who campaigned on behalf of the reforms and will surely be the chief beneficiary of the changes....


US Military Action in Syria Can Further Destabilize Mideast - Advocacy Group

Trump said that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had completed a successful meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow , where "things went pret...


50% of voters back Conservatives in new opinion poll

Polling company ComRes, which conducted the survey for the Sunday Mirror tabloid, said it was the first time the Conservatives had reached the symbolic 50 per...


North Korea threatens to hit Australia with nuclear strike

South Korea's Unification Ministry spokesman Lee Duk-haeng said on Friday all those military exercises meant there was a lot of military equipment gathered in N...


Protesters injure 1 officer at nationalist party convention

One police officer suffered a facial wound, leading to one male protestor being placed under arrest. Germany's right-wing populist, anti-refugee political par...


USA complaints over Iran nuclear deal's implementation 'irrelevant': Russian Federation

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson ratcheted up tensions with Iran on Wednesday, accusing Tehran of "alarming and ongoing provocations" and comparing the coun...


Evacuations from besieged towns of Syria completed

The explosion hit an evacuation point south of Aleppo city, where buses have been parked for more than 30 hours as a much-criticised population transfer deal st...


France votes for 1st phase of presidential elections amid heightened security

Le Pen looks set to surge into the lead in the first round of voting as France decides its new president to replace Francois Hollande. Le Pen, the 48-year-old...


Holidays, burka bans, Brexit vote - United Kingdom parties set out election stalls

British Prime Minister Theresa May's decision to hold early elections in June, reversing what had been a firm public position, surely reflects her recognition t...


Afghanistan: 140 soldiers killed in Taliban attack at Army base

The attack starkly highlighted the difficulty of the long struggle by the Afghan government to defeat the Taliban insurgency . "I asked my friend what was ha...


Emirates Reduces Flights to the US Due to Trump Administration Security Measures

With fewer flights, some Emirates passengers may switch to big European airlines and their United States partners for travel from the Middle East and Asia. The ...


China scraps tourism to North Korea as threat of nuclear war looms

During the interview - which aired the morning after Trump live-tweeted the show - host Ainsley Earhardt raised the topic of North Korea. The vice president m...


Prince fans mourn singer 1 year after his death

Parke was called to paint stage-floor designs for a post-Lovesexy tour, warned the last team had been fired for working too slowly. Elsewhere in the city, the...


Trump won't issue drilling waivers to Russian Federation sanctions

Exxon spokesman Alan Jeffers said the company does not comment on ongoing discussions with regulators. Exxon Mobil might be trying to get around USA sanctio...


Japanese destroyers join US warship for drills as it nears Korean waters

North Korea and the U.S. have ratcheted up tensions in recent weeks and the movement of the strike group had raised the question of a pre-emptive strike by the ...


Amid North Korea crisis, Pence becomes Trump emissary abroad

Australia has become the latest target for North Korea as the hermit kingdom issued a nuclear strike warning against Canberra. On Wednesday, spokesman for Chi...


Exxon's bid for Russian sanction waiver rejected by Trump administration

On Wednesday, the Wall Street Journal reported Exxon is seeking a greenlight from the USA government to bypass sanctions on Russian Federation and resume doin...


Former Labour MP Bob Marshall-Andrews joins the Lib Dems

However, he said he would not change current United Kingdom law on abortion, which he said "looks about right". James Blanchard will contest another of the ...


Australia follows USA over India-leaning visa programme

Prospective citizens with a permanent or enduring incapacity, as well as those aged under 16, would be exempted from the English reading, writing and listenin...


France prepares to vote for new president amid high security

In Montreal, thousands of French citizens have waited in lines that snaked at one point to eight blocks long to cast their votes in France's presidential electi...


Trump plans review of Obama-era rules on corporate inversions

Mnuchin said dynamic scoring could give Trump and Congress a US$2 trillion revenue cushion for the first major overhaul of the USA tax code since 1986. But De...


Odisha BJP executive meet focuses on strengthening base

Saying that the world was moving from e-governance to mobile- governance, Modi said, "If I am informing the people about dates of polio vaccination through soci...


British PM May says June election result "not certain"

Earlier, under electoral law, May must win a two thirds majority in a parliamentary vote due to be held later on Wednesday before she can officially call an ear...


Korea, US, Japan to Discuss N. Korea

The message from the North Korean Foreign Ministry warned Ms Bishop to "think twice about the consequences to be entailed by her reckless tongue-lashing before ...


French presidential election: Voters flood to ballot box as polls open

April 7, 2017: The presidential race is tightening in its final weeks with Melenchon and Fillon narrowing the gap on long-time front-runners Macron and Le Pen, ...


Rouhani in, Ahmadinejad out as Iran Guardians pick vote candidates

Ali Akbar Javanfekr, a close ally of Ahmadinejad, downplayed the two candidates' exclusion, saying on social media that Ahmadinejad and Baghaei had only registe...


United States reportedly considering shooting future North Korea missile tests

A North Korean U.N. representative warned Monday that a "thermonuclear war could break out at any moment", giving Vice President Mike Pence plenty of work to...