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Senate sends spending bill to Trump, averts

But the presidential tweets displayed a contradictory message on the budget deal. But in later Rose Garden comments, Trump appeared once more to embrace the a...


Iran's Rouhani, presidential rivals face off in pre-election debate

If people are present on the stage, then the country will be safe", Ayatollah Khamenei reiterated. Khamenei himself has urged all presidential candidates not to...


26 people burnt to death in Nigeria bus accident

A bus crash in Tanzania that claimed the lives of 32 primary school pupils, two teachers and the driver was likely caused by speeding, police said. The passenge...


Priyanka Chopra dismayed by child sexual abuse in Zimbabwe

Here's our pick of the best takeaways from the conference. And she doesn't hold back. She also stars as the antagonist on Seth Gordon's action comedy film, ...


Pakistan, Afghanistan start joint survey after border clash

A number of high-ranking Pakistani officials have visited Kabul in the past few weeks to allay the Afghan government's concerns, but the visits have not yield...


In record rate, third of French voters spoiled ballots or abstained

Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon and London Mayor Sadiq Khan also took to social media to celebrate Macron's win, although there was dismay at the outcome from...


Healthcare debate continues as Trump returns to the White House

But that vote was close. NPR senior editor and correspondent Ron Elving joins us. What we can't abide is his support for the GOP plan to replace Obamacare. Cass...


Toronto Raptors Advance to Second Round and LeBron James

Toronto enters tonight's game 54-33 overall, 24-19 on the road and 47-39-1 against the spread. It seems insane that Powell didn't play in game one or two and on...


North Korea seizes another American citizen as crisis heats up

Last month, the third detained citizen, Kim Sang-duck, had also taught at Pyongyang University, according to BBC News . This image made from May 21, 2014...


Trump Marks Tough First 100 Days, Facing Humbling Realities

Well, in an address on Friday, he said his first 100 days had been "just about the most successful" in USA history. The reported issue with the ad is that i...


British PM Theresa May discusses Brexit with Emmanuel Macron: Downing Street

Marine Le Pen, his far-right opponent in the presidential run-off, quickly conceded defeat to the 39-year-old Macron after voters rejected her "French-first" na...


Emmanuel Macron: French president-elect to fight 'forces of division'

Casting a blank ballot - traditionally used by disgruntled French voters as a protest vote - usually increases in the second round. "I congratulate @EmmanuelM...


French election 2017: Emmanuel Macron elected youngest ever president, exit polls suggest

By a margin of 61.3% to 38.7%, with almost half the votes counted, the pro-European centrist Emmanuel Macron will be the next president. Unknown to voters bef...


Le Pen's niece says FN failed to convince voters on euro

Le Pen had only hours before called Macron to congratulate him on his victory after exit polls indicated that he had received 66% of the votes. Trump had back...


North Korea accuses United States of assassination plot against Kim Jong Un

The security ministry statement , carried on the North's official Korea Central News Agency ( KCNA ), said the CIA and the South's intelligence had suborned,...


Senate slams House health-care bill

They cited concerns about potential higher costs for older people and those with pre-existing conditions, along with cuts to Medicaid. Even though the US Sena...


India expresses outrage to Pakistan High Commissioner at mutilation of soldiers' bodies

A top Indian diplomat Wednesday summoned Pakistan's ambassador to demand that Islamabad take action against soldiers and officers responsible for the killing an...


KY Health Advocate Weighs in on GOP Health Plan

The campaign will run in congressional districts in 15 states . But it is a worrying prospect, despite the insistence of Republican lawmakers and the White H...


Gas leak in coal mine in central China kills 18 miners

Investigators are testing the makeup of the poisonous gas. According to China's state-run news agency Xinhua, authorities detained an unspecified number of ...


United States urges Southeast Asian countries to intensify pressure on DPRK

Balakrishnan stressed the importance of US - ASEAN business ties as Singapore has signed the TPP. The Philippines , which is now chair of ASEAN, has dialed bac...


Officer Who Killed Texas Teen Jordan Edwards Fired, Police Say

Edwards was killed Saturday night after being fatally shot in the head while leaving a party in a auto with his brothers and two others. The teens were leavin...


Turkey-US discuss Turkish airstrikes in Iraq-Syria

The United States expressed concern over the attack, saying Turkey didn't coordinate with the USA -led anti-terror coalition. "We have expressed those conce...


Kejriwal should quit as Delhi CM on moral grounds: BJP

Anti-corruption crusader Arvind Kejriwal's government in the Indian capital was plunged into a crisis on Sunday after a minister he fired over the weekend accus...


Cassie Sainsbury reportedly seeking government funding for legal aid

THE lawyer for accused drug smuggler Cassandra Sainsbury has revealed the psychological toll her incarceration is taking, as a judge pours cold water on her b...


Anna Nicole Smith's Daughter Dannielynn Makes Annual Appearance at Kentucky Derby

Larry took to Twitter that morning to share a photo of him and Dannielynn at a party the night before, the same one where he met Anna . Smith died in 2007...


France's Macron says majority needed to carry out changes

The possibility of a name change was brought up earlier in the campaign, but not acted on. "I respect them", he declared, solemnly. "I know the anger, the anxie...


Macron victory in France hailed as vote for European unity

Marine Le Pen has distanced the party from the racist rhetoric of her father, Jean-Marie Le Pen, who founded the National Front and who ran it until 2011, when ...


State Department aware of reports of NK's latest detention of USA citizen

Kim Hak-song, who worked for the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology was detained on Saturday, was held on Saturday on suspicion of acting against th...


Trump to visit Saudi Arabia, Israel & Vatican in first overseas presidential trip

The post Pope Francis to receive Donald Trump on May 24: Vatican appeared first on The Independent Uganda:. Saudi Arabia, the official said, will be the fir...


Macron wins French election sArtHead = "Macron wins French election"

Hollande, who had backed Macron in the second round, later called his former economic adviser and economy minister to congratulate him on his win. After Macro...


NDP leader John Horgan touts affordability in Nanaimo during campaign stop

From the softwood lumber dispute to carbon taxes, there's been a number of economic issues at the forefront of British Columbia's provincial election campaign. ...


Saudi Arabia is 1st Stop on Trump's Foreign Trip

Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, later said that the meeting had not been confirmed. Recent media reports suggested that Trump may have been ...


Hasan Minhaj's best jokes at White House correspondents' dinner

After the original effort failed to win enough support from conservatives and moderates, Republicans recast the bill. Kine said separately in an emailed res...


Centrist Emmanuel Macron becomes France's youngest president

Even so, it was a record performance for Le Pen's National Front (FN), a party whose anti-immigrant policies until recently made it a pariah in French politics,...


Oakland Raiders take UConn's Obi Melinfonwu in second round of NFL Draft

Conley is scheduled to meet with police on Monday, and the young cornerback remains confident he will be vindicated. Del Rio said Conley will have a chance ...