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Man kills three people while screaming 'Allahu Akbar'

Records show he was arrested at least twice as a teen for possessing a gun in school. "If he didn't like what they did, he didn't like what they did no matter t...


Trumps welcome 21000 to their first Easter Egg Roll at White House

The annual Easter Egg Roll has been an official White House tradition since 1878, when former President Rutherford B. Hayes flouted federal law to invite litt...


Devastating capabilities of mega-bomb raise questions over official death toll

The US military has dropped an enormous bomb in Afghanistan, according to four US military officials with direct knowledge of the mission. The initial toll gi...


Russian Federation vetoes, China abstains action against Syria chemical attack

Trump ordered a cruise-missile strike Thursday on a Syrian airbase where the US determined the sarin gas attack had been launched and where the Russians had als...


UK PM Theresa May wins parliament support for snap election

The announcement has come as a surprise because the next election isn't due to happen until 2020. An earlier election can take place if: a motion for an early...


Australia abolishes 457 visa programme that will affect Indian foreign workers

A more stringent English language test will also be introduced, with reading, writing and listening components. Candidates for citizenship will be required ...


Trump Hails Xi Push on North Korea, Backs Off on Currency Gripe

The US recently deployed a Navy carrier group toward the region. "But I just don't telegraph my moves". "And the question is, can we bring them to a point whe...


Early results show defeat for Jakarta's Christian governor

The vote is seen as a test of whether the moderate Islam traditionally practiced in the world's most populous Muslim country is under threat from the influence ...


Kim Jong-un puts show of nuclear strength in Pyongyang parade

At times he appeared relaxed and laughed with aides. Goose-stepping soldiers and marching bands filled the square, next to the Taedonggang River that flows th...


French presidential hopeful slams Pope Francis for welcoming migrants

French voters will go the polls on 23 April. Fernanda Marrucchelli said Le Pen's anti-immigration party "is fighting our essential freedoms, our rights, no ma...


Trump's 'Obamacare' fixes don't impress insurers

After the Republican health care plan collapsed last month, beset by intra-party divisions and widespread public revulsion, Donald Trump immediately blamed Dem...


France says will 'prove' Damascus behind Syria chemical attack

The missile strike was the first direct United States military action against Assad's forces since the start of Syria's civil war six years ago and precipitated...


US working with allies on N.Korea: Pence

The Trump administration has said that it is reviewing all options on North Korea, including those involving military action, but Defense Secretary James Matt...


Arkansas executions temporarily on hold

The reporting on these drugs shows that all three drugs used in Arkansas' lethal injection cocktail are implicated in legal battles. "As pharmaceutical compan...


Trump to order increased scrutiny of H-1B visa program

It also calls for a review and reform of the H-1B program for skilled workers. For smaller startups, however, H-1B reform will likely be welcome. Terming ...


Drug Company Files Another Lawsuit Against Arkansas Over Use Of Execution Drugs

The series of legal roadblocks constituted a major setback for Arkansas's Republican governor, Asa Hutchinson, who had pushed for the accelerated executions a...


Michael Moore: Trump 'vicious' to Planned Parenthood

Res. 43 and undoing Obama's parting gift to the abortion industry", said Mat Staver, Founder and Chairman of Liberty Counsel . Last month 74 tech leaders signe...


Trump directs national security council to review Iran nuclear deal

The Trump administration, however, has "no intention of passing the buck to a future administration". "The United States is keen to avoid a second piece of evid...


Fox News announces new primetime lineup after ousting Bill O'Reilly

O'Reilly released a statement , calling it "tremendously disheartening that we part ways due to completely unfounded claims". Fired on Wednesday amid a drumb...


Venezuela's opposition seeks to keep pressure on Maduro

The State Department and several regional governments have deplored excessive violence by security forces and pro-government groups. "We've triumphed again! He...


Pence, in Korea, expresses concern about KORUS, trade deficit

But his response to the incident was on par with his rising role as the Trump administration's unofficial secretary of reassurance. "If those businessmen in p...


UK parliament approves June 8 general election

After addressing a rowdy session of the House of Commons, Ms May won the support of 522 MPs in the 650-seat Parliament for an election on June 8, an easy vict...


North Korea threatens retaliation; China urges restraint

State television showed Kim, wearing a black suit and white shirt, stepping out of a limousine and saluting his honor guard before walking down a red carpet. So...


Mike Pence: Working With Allies to Put Pressure on North Korea

Japan's ruling party recently urged the government to introduce advanced missile-defense equipment such as a land-based Aegis or Terminal High Altitude Area Def...


Turkey's Electoral Board Rejects Opposition's Call To Annul Referendum

Hundreds of demonstrators marched in a central neighbourhood, clanking pots and pans and chant. The CHP, the largest opposition party in parliament, said on W...


Preacher Zakir Naik has permanent resident status in Malaysia

In November 2016, the Home Ministry denied Indian media reports that the televangelist had been granted Malaysian citizenship as a "package deal" when he was gi...


Congressional race goes to runoff

With few other events on the political calendar, the race was billed as a referendum on President Trump's first few months in office. Ufot, however, caution...


US To Review Iran Sanctions Relief

He said those attempting to undermine or destroy the JCPA will not succeed, adding that those countries involved in the agreement should follow through - perhap...


Pence to tour Indonesia's largest mosque in outreach to Muslims

AP's commitment to independent, comprehensive journalism has deep roots. The comments were made in response to a BBC interview with North Korea's vice-foreign...


Australia scraps visa programme used largely by Indians, to introduce stricter rules

There were 95,758 holders of the 457 visas in Australia as of the end of September, according to immigration data, less than 1% of the workforce. Australia's ...


Despite massive spending, Dems fail to take US House seat in Georgia

Democrat Jon Ossoff came within two percentage points Tuesday of winning the seat outright in a race widely viewed as a referendum on the President's popularity...


Merrell Boot parent company issues statement

A team from Uintah County Search and Rescue was part of a ground crew hunting the area where the hikers were last seen, and at the meeting point of the creek th...


Exchange Club Holds 53rd Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Karen Heller, a Durhamite who came with her 4-year-old daughter Emma, said this year's egg hunt exceeded the last year's. Kids from ages one to 12-years of ag...


Aus scraps visa programme popular with Indians: MEA examining 'consequences'

Mr Arif, a Shepparton mechanic, took the 20-question multiple choice test on Thursday just after the Prime Minister announced it would be revised to include m...


Lookout Notice Against AIADMK Leader Dinakaran

Last night, senior ministers - at least 10 of them - met in Chennai and decided that Dinakaran, who is the party's No 2, and his aunt, VK Sasikala, who is the...