Ex-Trump aide embroiled in new corruption claims in Ukraine

A spokesman for Manafort called the claims "baseless" and said some of the documents released Tuesday appeared to be fabricated because the letterhead and signatures did not match those belonging to Manafort. According to Leschenko, Manafort receive... More..

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Two German-Born Terror Suspects To Be Deported From Country

Discussions were under way with governments in Algiers and Abuja to facilitate the deportations within a month. "We have applied the sharpest sword of law governing foreigners to avert a concrete danger and I a...More..

Lawyer for family of Russian whistleblower seriously injured after fall
by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Lawyer for family of Russian whistleblower seriously injured after fall

Browder's company was allegedly a victim of the fraud that Magnitsky was investigating. Russian state media reported that Grokhorov fell when a rope snapped when he and others were attempting to lift a bath i...More..

by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Paul Manafort reportedly worked on behalf of Russian interests

Manafort, in a statement , noted that his work for Oleg Deripaska was one decade ago and "did not involve representing political interests". A senior White House official told Fox News the Trump campai...More..

U.S. stands by its 'One China' policy ahead of Trump-Xi summit
by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

U.S. stands by its 'One China' policy ahead of Trump-Xi summit

China's government has been seeking advice from its think-tanks and policy advisers on how to counter potential trade penalties from US President Donald Trump , getting ready for the worst, even as they hope f...More..

Iraq's Abadi says he wins Trump's assurances of more U.S. support
by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Iraq's Abadi says he wins Trump's assurances of more U.S. support

The Government offensive was launched in October with support from U.S. artillery, air strikes and advisers and the eastern side of the city on the Tigris river was secured in December. It is home to the al Nur...More..

Nunes gifts Trump with appearance of credibility, muddies Russian Federation probe
by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Nunes gifts Trump with appearance of credibility, muddies Russian Federation probe

Nunes said the unmasking "really bothered" him. Nunes said the collection included Trump transition officials, and also said that it happened after the election. "Because what I saw had nothing to do with Rus...More..

by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Ex-Trump campaign manager faces new allegations from Ukraine

Leshchenko said the contract, which he says bears Manafort's signature and company stamp, provides potential proof of allegations first raised by investigators in August that Manafort may have received illegal...More..

by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

4-magnitude quake hits Bali, no tsunami warnings issued

Tourists have reported feeling their hotel rooms shake as the quake struck. 'Leapt out of bed this morning as a 6.4 natural disaster 23km off the coast shook Bali. 26, 2004, a magnitude 9.1 quake struck the e...More..

Big interest in Michael Flynn from House Intelligence Committee
by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Big interest in Michael Flynn from House Intelligence Committee

Price Floyd says Flynn does plan to abide by the pledge's terms. A spokesman for Flynn told the Daily Beast he did not sign the pledge. The pledge, banning federal appointees from lobbying former colleagues...More..

Syria Talks in Geneva to Resume Without UN Envoy
by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Syria Talks in Geneva to Resume Without UN Envoy

The opposition bloc also called for global efforts to shore up a fragile ceasefire that went into effect in Syria in late December. While the U.N.'s special envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura previously urg...More..

Nicola Sturgeon Scottish lawmakers to vote on new independence referendum
by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Nicola Sturgeon Scottish lawmakers to vote on new independence referendum

The Scottish parliament is due to vote Wednesday on whether to back Sturgeon's referendum call. The British government has to approve a legally binding referendum, and May says she will not agree to Sturgeon'...More..

Poland calls for end of Russian occupation of Ukraine's Crimea
by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Poland calls for end of Russian occupation of Ukraine's Crimea

Wheelchair-bound Yulia Samoylova was banned from entering Ukraine for three years as a result of her touring the Crimean peninsula. A total of 43 countries are expected to participate in the Eurovision Song C...More..

Florida Senate's medical marijuana bill at least 2 weeks way
by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Florida Senate's medical marijuana bill at least 2 weeks way

Thune, in an interview with FOX News, says it's not lost on his colleagues how important it is to start the process of replacing Obamacare with a plan that works. A Vermont measure that would legalize small amo...More..

by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Trump Will 'Do More To Fight Terrorism' Than Obama, Iraq PM Says

Trump and other senior officials, including Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, senior presidential adviser Jared Kushner and national security adviser Lt. "Committing troops is one ...More..

by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Sunken S.Korean passenger ferry lifted after 3 years

The ferry was structurally unsound, overloaded and traveling too fast on a turn when it capsized and sank during a routine voyage on April 16, 2014, the news agency said. The 6,800-ton ferry, the Sewol, was fin...More..

by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Manafort Back In Hot Seat Over Payments From Pro-Russian Party

In the face of the most recent revelations, the White House has said there are "no suggestions" Manafort did anything wrong, adding that Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton also had ties to Ru...More..

by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Fix the Court Sees Hope in Gorsuch's Cameras Comment

Feinstein: "Do you agree with Judge Wilkinson that the Second Amendment is ambiguous? I'm excited about that". "I want to congratulate the president". They have no PAC. Of the three branches of government, t...More..

Starbucks investor booed for challenging CEO's pledge to hire 10000 refugees
by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Starbucks investor booed for challenging CEO's pledge to hire 10000 refugees

The company said it will actively begin recruiting job candidates through the national organization, Hire Immigrants , which works with a network of municipal and provincial resettlement agencies. Schultz adde...More..

Imran Khan Calls For Inclusion Of Sikhs In Pakistan's Population Census
by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Imran Khan Calls For Inclusion Of Sikhs In Pakistan's Population Census

In an interview, Sikh community leader Advocate Heera Singh Khalsa stated that he filed the case on the basis of article 25-1 that says: "All citizens are equal before the law and are entitled to equal protecti...More..

by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

ISIS Claims US-Led Coalition Killed Thousands In Mosul

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis recently presented Trump with the outlines of a comprehensive approach to defeating IS and other extremist groups on a global scale, but specifics are yet to be worked out. "We will...More..

Police nab one person for stealing lingerie from women's college hostel
by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Police nab one person for stealing lingerie from women's college hostel

College principal R Shanta Kumari said the raid was not a one-off, with the unidentified intruder making frequent forays into the college grounds to pilfer bras and knickers. In CCTV footage, the man was later ...More..

Mike Lee: Health Care Bill 'Is Going to Fail'
by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Mike Lee: Health Care Bill 'Is Going to Fail'

If three Republican senators vote against the bill, the American Healthcare Act will die in the Senate , which has a slim 52-48 Republican majority. Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows reiterated a stance...More..

Two confirmed dead in crash near Te Anau
by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Two confirmed dead in crash near Te Anau

While all passengers aboard the bus were quickly accounted for, emergency services couldn't reach the other vehicle due to flames. Police are working to ascertain who was in the auto. The investigation into t...More..

Netanyahu warns Putin: Israel to continue attacking in Syria
by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Netanyahu warns Putin: Israel to continue attacking in Syria

Eizenkot said that there was disagreement over how Hezbollah's military efforts were progressing and claimed he was killed either by Hezbollah or "its patron Iran". This comes after the Israeli ambassador i...More..

Despite Stern Warning From Trump, Conservatives Continue to Oppose Obamacare Bill
by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Despite Stern Warning From Trump, Conservatives Continue to Oppose Obamacare Bill

Multiple Freedom Caucus members noted that Meadows was back at the White House Monday but were frustrated that his efforts to argue for additional changes were being shut down by House GOP leaders, who advised ...More..

by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Questions Grow About Former Trump Ally Paul Manafort's Ties To Russia

A Ukrainian MP alleged on Tuesday that the party of ousted president Viktor Yanukovych paid Mr Manafort US$750,000 (S$1.05 million) via an offshore shell company. Leshchenko presented the documents in a news ...More..

by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Democrats Face Dilemma as Gorsuch Hearings Begin

In the hearing, Gorsuch told Sen. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch has some flattering final words for the senators who have been grilling him for two days - and who he hopes will soon vote for him. ...More..

House intelligence panel chairman says there was no wiretap on Trump Tower
by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

House intelligence panel chairman says there was no wiretap on Trump Tower

Later, in an interview with MSNBC , Schiff said evidence "that is not circumstantial and is very much worthy of an investigation" exists of Trump associates colluding with Russian Federation as it interfer...More..

by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Martin McGuinness funeral: Bill Clinton expected to join mourners

A spokesman for Tony Blair, who negotiated with Mr McGuinness in the run-up to the agreement, said he would not be there. Yesterday, Mr McGuinness's legacy was remembered at Stormont and in Westminster. She i...More..

by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Adityanath keeps key portfolios

The BJP Chief Minister asked the Chief Secretary to fix a time table for presentations and review meetings and said the meeting room should be properly maintained. He will also hold other key portfolios like In...More..

by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Where does Israel rank in this year's UN Happiness Index report?

All these five countries occupied the top five position in last year's ranking too. Now I must find something new! In every country, physical health is also important, yet in no country is it more important tha...More..

by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Every time Trump's team had contact with Russian Federation

Paul Manafort resigned as Trump's campaign manager in August after his name surfaced in connection with secret payments totalling $12.7 million by former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych's party. If, in fa...More..

by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Tillerson pledges safe areas for refugees, more pressure on Islamic State

But Trump's plan to slash 28 percent from the State Department's budget for diplomacy and foreign aid suggests fewer resources for post-conflict stabilization - a proposal that has raised eyebrows. "But we need...More..

Trump calls for drug cost measure in AHCA
by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Trump calls for drug cost measure in AHCA

Trump said several times during his speech that tax reform - a major Republican priority - couldn't happen until the repeal and replace plan passed. The House is set to vote on the health-care law on Thursday...More..