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Two dead after explosion on cargo ship Tamar in Atlantic

One crew member was killed, another died Monday night after suffering massive burns and two others are still critically hurt as the ship races east to the close...


Opposition-backed bandh in Tamil Nadu, Stalin held in Tiruvarur

Despite the opposition parties led by the DMK calling on to observe a state-wide shutdown, the E Palanisamy-led state government, a day before, asserted that no...


France frontrunners address supporters in end spurt of presidential campaign

After Macron, Le Pen is holding her last big rally in the Paris region later Monday. The 65-year-old political veteran, who leads La France Insoumise (Unbowed...


AfD's Petry says won't lead party into German election

Around 600 AfD delegates are expected to attend the conference. She said some other senior AfD members like Alexander Gauland, however, wanted it to be a "fun...


Japanese destroyers start drill with U.S. carrier Carl Vinson

It was not immediately clear how long the Japanese destroyers would sail alongside the US carrier group. Pence, former governor of IN, said that all options a...


Meghan Alt, beauty pageant winner, pleads guilty to child porn

Meghan Alt, 25, was arrested for allegedly using a 4-year-old relative in creating and distributing child pornography. Alt was arrested in October 2015 after ...


Federal Court In San Francisco Blocks Trump's Threat Against Sanctuary Cities

The injunction will stay in place while the lawsuits work their way through court. Trump made cracking down on illegal immigration a centerpiece of his campai...


Legal Marijuana Quinnipiac Poll Hits New High of Support

Supporters of marijuana celebrate pot across the country today. DE has already legalized medical marijuana and decriminalized the possession of cannabis. Desp...


Opposition seeks annulment, but Recep Tayyip Erdogan won't entertain

Observers from the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and the Council of Europe said Sunday's referendum had been an uneven contest. "Wh...


Bomb attack hits U.S. base in eastern Afghanistan

Afghanistan's defence minister General Abdullah Habibi and army chief of staff General Qadam Shah Shahim, have resigned in the wake of a Taliban attack that l...


Bomb Blast Occurs Near Army Base in Afghanistan

Russian Federation fought its own war in Afghanistan in the 1980s and lost thousands of its forces in the battle with insurgent groups that were armed with ad...


UK Labour won't offer second Brexit vote

In Scotland, voters previous year favored staying in the European Union, compared with overall 52-48 percent British support to depart the organization. "Those ...


U.S. imposes sanctions on Syrian researchers in response to alleged chemical attack

A suspected chemical attack left 87 dead, including many children, in rebel-held territory in Idlib province on April 4, with the West accusing Moscow's ally ...


California Judge Blocks Trump's Order on Sanctuary City Money

NY mayor Bill de Blasio denounced Trump's "illogical and unconstitutional desire to scapegoat immigrants" while Chicago s Rahm Emanuel vowed his administration ...


Iraq forces make Mosul gains, but anti-IS war far from over

USA -backed Iraqi forces are now battling IS militants in Mosul and more than half of western Mosul has been retaken. Federal Police forces moved 200 metres...


North Korea threatens to sink United States aircraft carrier

Tensions are elevated on the Korean Peninsula, with the Trump administration saying that all options are on the table, and indications Kim Jong-un may be prepar...


U.S. submarine arrives in South Korea as tensions rise

The USS Michigan pulled into the Busan port in South Korea on Tuesday (25 April) for what the US Navy called a "routine" visit. South Korea's Ministry of ...


North Korea detains United States citizen; at least 3rd American being held

North Korea could reduce a USA strike force to a sea wreck if it's provoked, the country's propaganda outlets said Monday, adding to tensions on the Korean Peni...


Pence: United States will honour refugee deal with Australia

Vice President Mike Pence says the US will stand by the deal made under former President Barack Obama. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence (left) shakes hands with...


What we know about Paris gunman Karim Cheurfi

Police secure the Champs Elysee Avenue after one policeman was killed and another wounded in a shooting incident in Paris . In the case of increased terroris...


Tester: New Ag Secretary Must Support Rural Communities

House Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway, R-Texas, said Perdue will serve US agriculture well and "will work to ensure that agriculture is a to...


Thousands turn out for Sydney Anzac dawn service

NEWS of the landing at Gallipoli made a profound impact on Australians and New Zealanders at home and April 25 quickly became the day on which they remembered t...


Healthy Canadian dairy industry irks Donald Trump

Trump said USA farmers are being subjected to "another typical one-sided deal against the United States" and vowed to drive a hard bargain in pending trade talk...


Alcoa Posts Earnings Beat and Positive Outlook in 1Q17

Alcoa Corporation (NYSE:AA)'s shares may have a significant upside to the consensus target of 42.70, but how has it been performing relative to the market? The...


Disagreements between US, Canada impact lumber industry

The industry has been struggling in Minnesota and Wisconsin in recent years. The two countries found themselves on a collision course over lumber - a subject ...


North Korea conducts large-scale artillery drills on anniversary: Yonhap

Crowds in Pyongyang, the North Korean capital, laid flowers and paid respects at giant statues of the country's former leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il, a da...


A Historic But Unsurprising Election In France

But Le Pen's share of the vote was far below a March poll high of 27 percent and there was an air of disappointment in her camp that she missed out on the top s...


North Korea Threatens To Blow US Aircraft Carrier

Trump has vowed to prevent North Korea from being able to hit the United States with a nuclear missile and has said all options are on the table, including a mi...


Trump threatens Canada over milk imports

The Obama administration began the review of trade in softwood lumber previous year out of concern that Canada was subsidizing its wood industry in a way that h...


US submarine makes S.Korea port call, North remains defiant

Joseph Dunford , chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, to take place Wednesday at the White House. The streets of Pyongyang, however, were quiet for Tuesday'...


Mexico border wall very important tool to stop drugs: Donald Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a signing event for S.544, the Veterans Choice Program Extension and Improvement Act, at the White House in Washingto...


Turkish Opposition to Appeal YSK Decision to Accept Unsealed Votes in Referendum

Supporters of the "NO" vote, ( "Hayir" in Turkish) participate in a protest against the referendum outcome, in Istanbul, Friday, April 21, 2017. "Today we are...


Trump tries to mend relationship with Jewish community after past slights

Some media reports also questioned whether that language, however strong, was plagiarized as the wording matches closely with the Holocaust Museum's "Introduct...


Ivanka Trump's global reach, undeterred by a White House job

Trademarks can be used to expand a business or defend against copycats. In a statement, her lawyer says, " Ivanka has had no involvement with trademark applic...


Trump opens the door to delaying funding of border wall

Mr. Trump had also threatened to deny payments to health insurers under Obamacare, and Democrats have insisted they must be included in the spending legislati...