Arab League: 'Reject apartheid system' in Palestine

He also discussed "how to meaningfully enable the growth of the Palestinian economy and promote economic opportunities for Palestinians so they can reach their full potential and contribute as full partners in efforts to build a peaceful future free ... More..

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Merkel ally sees 'tail wind' from German state election
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Merkel ally sees 'tail wind' from German state election

Merkel has been an anchor of stability in Europe, which she has guided through the euro zone and migrant crises during her 11-year leadership, at a time when many voters are unnerved by rising populism. But S...More..

Mexican state prosecutor may face drug trafficking charges in NYC
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Mexican state prosecutor may face drug trafficking charges in NYC

Attorney Guadalupe Valencia says his client was arrested at the border with Mexico and is being held at a San Diego jail. Veytia was arraigned Tuesday in U.S. Roberto Sandoval Castañeda, the governor of Nayar...More..

Border wall facing delays as complications arise
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Border wall facing delays as complications arise

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) told NBC News that the deadline for potential bidders for the roughly 2,000-mile-long wall had been extended to April 4 in order to give the agency time to answer ques...More..

Trump handed £300bn North Atlantic Treaty Organisation invoice to German chancellor
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Trump handed £300bn North Atlantic Treaty Organisation invoice to German chancellor

Saarland is now run by a "grand coalition" of the conservatives and the Social Democrats, reflecting Merkel's alliance in Berlin. "Yesterday was a great day and thus an encouraging day", she said, after prese...More..

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British police make 2 new arrests in London attack

Police raided a home in Birmingham where Masood lived until late past year, according to a neighbour, Iwona Romek, who said he was also married and a father. Police are combing through " massive amounts of comp...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Senate hearing to focus on Russian disinformation tactics

Committee Chairman Richard Burr told reporters , "Mark and I work hand in hand on this, and contrary to popular belief, we're partners to see that this is completed and that we can have a product at the end of...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Haley serves red meat to AIPAC

President Donald Trump's envoy has met with the Palestinian leader, the foreign ministers of Qatar and Egypt, and the European Union foreign policy chief to talk about reviving Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Putin: Russia won't interfere in French elections

Leonid Slutsky , the head of the Russian Duma's worldwide affairs committee, said Le Pen's visit was "courageous", Interfax reported . Speaking to reporters, she declined to say which issues Putin had raised d...More..

Israel slashes dues to UN following anti-Israel votes
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Israel slashes dues to UN following anti-Israel votes

Israel had already cut $6m from its contribution of $11.7m following a UN Security Council resolution passed in December condemning Israel's settlement building. Prominent U.S. lawyer Alan Dershowitz says Presi...More..

French ex-PM Valls backs Macron for president
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

French ex-PM Valls backs Macron for president

It was the "choice of reason", Valls - who lost at the Socialist Party primary in January - told French broadcaster BFMTV. Valls said he wanted to do all he could to ensure that far-right leader Marine Le P...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Police officer struck by London attacker's vehicle suffered life-changing injuries

The Islamic State group claimed one of its "soldiers" carried out the attack, the worst in Britain since the July 2005 bombings that left 52 people dead. "It is still our belief, which continues to be borne out...More..

May's 'Article 50' letter delivered by hand to EU's Tusk
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

May's 'Article 50' letter delivered by hand to EU's Tusk

Britain's ambassador to the EU, Tim Barrow, handed the official letter triggering Article 50 to European Council President Donald Tusk. "There is nothing to win in this process and I'm talking about both ...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Support for Scottish independence lower than at 2014 referendum, poll shows

In reference to the Scottish Labour leader's push for a constitutional convention and adoption of federalism as Scottish Labour's official policy, he will say: "And a new Scottish patriotic way is possible beca...More..

Spring storm forecast: 4-6 inches of wet, heavy snow Friday
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Spring storm forecast: 4-6 inches of wet, heavy snow Friday

North wind 6 to 8 miles per hour. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Tuesday . Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Friday features a 30 percent chance for showers, mainly before 10 a.m., cloudy sk...More..

The White House Touted an Article Making Fun of President Trump's Budget
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

The White House Touted an Article Making Fun of President Trump's Budget

We can't spend money on programs just because they sound good. Legal Services Alabama, the only organization in the state dedicated to representing poor residents, takes several thousand family violence, consum...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Tillerson meets China's Xi, says Trump hopes to meet 'soon': State Dept.

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson before their meeting at at the Great Hall of the People on March 19, 2017 in Beijing , China. China, the North's biggest source of diplomatic support and economic assistance,...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

GOP vows to try again on Obamacare repeal

But repeal lite could-although it's unlikely-target the ACA's subsidies, which make exchange plans affordable to middle and low-income individuals, said Spencer Perlman, director of health-care research at Ve...More..

Trump warning to Republicans opposing Obamacare repeal 'not a threat' says lawmaker
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Trump warning to Republicans opposing Obamacare repeal 'not a threat' says lawmaker

The president went to Capitol Hill on Tuesday to try to win over enough votes in the House to pass the GOP healthcare bill and send it to the Senate. Despite Monday's changes, the Wall Street Journal reporte...More..

Saudi King Salman invites Egypt's Sisi to visit
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Saudi King Salman invites Egypt's Sisi to visit

He stressed that a political solution to the Syrian crisis is the only way to achieve aspirations of the Syrian people, restore the unity and territorial integrity of the Arab country, preserve its national ins...More..

SC to hear pleas challenging triple talaq on May 11
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

SC to hear pleas challenging triple talaq on May 11

However, the petitioners had told the apex court that is a sensitive issue and the court should hear it. It will be one of the three issues three constitution benches will look into during the summer vacation, ...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Canada: Highlights of the 2017 Federal Budget

To support mental health services, this budget proposes an investment of $5 billion, as well as $6 billion to improve home care. A major omission was the lack of a detailed plan for balancing the budget. That...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

North Korea Says It Tested New 'High-Thrust' Rocket Engine

Jong Un's warning also came after U.S. President Donald Trump deployed Navy Seals for the sole goal of decapitating the leadership of the communist state. Mr Xi met Mr Tillerson in Beijing just hours after nucl...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

North Korea could be in final stages of nuclear test preparations

North Korea has conducted five nuclear tests and a series of missile launches, in defiance of United Nations sanctions, and is believed by experts and government officials to be working to develop nuclear-tipp...More..

Former Russian MP shot dead in Kiev in 'act of state terrorism'
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Former Russian MP shot dead in Kiev in 'act of state terrorism'

Another former Russian parliament member and Putin critic, Ilya Ponomarev, said Voronenkov was on his way to meeting with him when he was killed. Voronenkov fled to Ukraine previous year and was helping t...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

United States and China to work together to deal with North Korea

North Korea's nuclear and missile programs were at the top of Tillerson's agenda on this visit. The nuclear-armed North has test-launched a series of missiles in recent months and conducted two nuclear tests ...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Texas House OKs tougher immigration rules for energy sector

The Senate's proposal would $106.3 billion in state funds. The House amended, approved, and sent the Senate H.3132, a bill revising the licensure and oversight of HOSPICE PROGRAMS which offer medically supe...More..

'We already miss you,' European Union president Donald Tusk tells Britain
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

'We already miss you,' European Union president Donald Tusk tells Britain

For the European Union, already reeling from successive crises over debt and refugees, the loss of Britain is the biggest blow yet in 60 years. Prime Minister Theresa May has kicked off the two-year process o...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

At least 280 Iraqi deaths in western Mosul

Two witnesses who have now fled the city said that a building with around 170 people inside was destroyed in the Mosul al-Jadida area. She said later "that house too was bombed and collapsed on us". It adde...More..

Arab League summit ends with declaration in Jordan
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Arab League summit ends with declaration in Jordan

In Twitter messages, Greenblatt said he was talking to them about ways to support Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts. The Agenda also includes debates on latest developments of the situation in Syria, Iraq, Li...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

White House scoffs at CNN report on alleged Russian collusion

There is more evidence that CNN colluded with the Hillary Clinton campaign than there is that Donald Trump associates colluded with the Russian government, White House press secretary Sean Spicer asserted on ...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

France's Le Pen under fire in first presidential debate

Former President Nicolas Sarkozy and incumbent Francois Hollande also vowed to end the Francafrique policy, but both kept France deeply involved in African politics and security matters. He said that he was "th...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

MEPs travel to Ireland to examine full impact of Brexit

It should include a "fair settlement" of the UK's rights and obligations as a departing member of the European Union to be negotiated alongside a wider agreement on the terms of Britain's future "partnership" w...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Three storm chasers killed in west Texas crash

Forecasters said they expect "an active severe weather event " Thursday in an area stretching from New Orleans to Cincinnati. Roofs and walls were ripped away early Wednesday from homes in Rockwall, northeas...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Netanyahu: Trump 'Showing Commitment to Israel by Turning Words Into Policies'

Netanyahu made the pledge in a speech to pro-Israel lobbying group American Israel Public Affairs Committee ( AIPAC ). Then she explained how she pushed for the United Nations to withdraw a report that accuse...More..