Coalition 'probably' had role in civilian casualties in Mosul, says U.S. general

Votel said he agreed with Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend's assessment Tuesday that there is "a fair chance that our operations may have contributed to civilian casualties". Iraq's ministry of defense also blamed IS for the high civilian death toll. In r... More..

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2 former Christie aides get prison for bridge revenge plot

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie - a Hogan ally who ran against Trump for the Republican presidential nomination past year before endorsing him - is expected to head the new commission. "I was wrong and I am trul...More..

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Martin McGuinness And Inclusive Peace 2000

Years later in May 2001, after McGuinness became a politician, he spoke of his membership of the IRA with a level of honesty that few of his Sinn Fein colleagues have matched and which has removed some of the t...More..

Ivanka Trump Has a New, Unpaid Job In the White House
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Ivanka Trump Has a New, Unpaid Job In the White House

Democrats appeared unanimous in urging Nunes to recuse himself, a step he said repeatedly Tuesday he was not considering. Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) said he will continue to lead the investigation even tho...More..

North Korean missile launch ends in failure
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North Korean missile launch ends in failure

It comes as Seoul insisted North Korea's latest rocket-engine test showed "meaningful" progress and as an an analyst said the secretive state had taken a unsafe step towards its goal of developing a rocket that...More..

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Trump signs executive order unwinding Obama climate policies

BEIJING - For years, the Obama administration prodded, cajoled and beseeched China to make commitments to limit the use of fossil fuels to try to slow the global effects of climate change. The regulation was ne...More..

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Lok Sabha seal on GST bills

Four GST bills that were tabled in the Parliament by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley have been passed by the Lok Sabha on Wednesday. Jaitley said that the GST council which will fix the rates of various commo...More..

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S.Korea's ousted leader 'sorry' ahead of interrogation

Park was also identified as an accomplice of Choi in helping solicit tens of millions of USA dollars from scores of large business conglomerates to establish two non-profit foundations Choi used for personal ga...More..

Israel imposes 'apartheid regime' on Palestinians
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Israel imposes 'apartheid regime' on Palestinians

The U.S. moves against the UNHRC came after Abbas gave a speech in Geneve, where he said that Israel is moving towards the creation of an apartheid state with the passing of the new Israeli law legalizing dozen...More..

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Intel Committee Member: White House Mounting A Cover-Up

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., made his views clear after a closed-door lunch with fellow Senate Republicans and Vice President Mike Pence. He fired his national security adviser, Michael Flynn...More..

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UK Government Says Direct Rule Possible If Northern Ireland Talks Fail

He justified this on the basis that there is no enthusiasm for either early elections or direct rule from Westminster. Northern Ireland Secretary, James Brokenshire, must now decide whether to call a fresh ...More..

Russia draws focus in hearing on election meddling
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Russia draws focus in hearing on election meddling

The probes, which are running simultaneously with an FBI investigation into potential collusion between Trump associates and Russian officials, represent a critical juncture in the nascent administration. Devi...More..

Republicans on Obamacare repeal: 'We're going to get it done'
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Republicans on Obamacare repeal: 'We're going to get it done'

He asked them to reflect on the party's failure. "It certainly changes the calculus of the timing with the defeat of healthcare", says Shuster, the chair of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Commi...More..

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Putin tells Le Pen that Russian Federation 'doesn't want to influence' French election

But calls for a detente with Russian Federation have drawn criticism in France, and Le Pen's conservative rival in the presidential race, Francois Fillon , has also been hit by charges of being too close to Pu...More..

UK negotiator denies govt is blackmailing EU on security
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UK negotiator denies govt is blackmailing EU on security

In a letter handed to the President of the EU Council Donald Tusk by the UK's ambassador to the EU Tim Barron, May stressed the UK's primary intent is to maintain a " deep and special partnership " EU members. ...More..

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Bridgegate: Former Christie Ally Bill Baroni Sentenced To 2 Years

In her sentencing of Baroni, Judge Susan Wigenton called the crimes "an outrageous abuse of power". Following the sentencings, Kelly struck a defiant note outside the courthouse. Federal prosecutors apparentl...More..

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United States bans use of electronic devices on flights from 10 airports

The new rules ban electronic devices larger than a cell phone or smart phone in the cabin, including laptops, tablets, e-readers, cameras, and excluding medical devices, only allowing them in checked baggage. T...More..

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Two more 'significant arrests' made over London terror attack

Two more people have been arrested in connection with a terrorist attack in central London this week that left five dead, police said. Ms Hydara's husband, Khalid Masood, has been name by police as the man ...More..

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Premier dismisses China Sea militarisation

Turnbull and Li attended a ceremony on Friday where China State Construction Engineering Corp Ltd tentatively agreed to build a new port and rail line for a yet-to-be-approved iron ore mine in the state of West...More..

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Judge extends block on Donald Trump's travel ban

Robart, the federal district court judge in Seattle, rejected the Trump administration's request to halt further proceedings in his court while the Ninth Circuit Court considered rehearing the case before a l...More..

US Vice President Addresses AIPAC Convention
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US Vice President Addresses AIPAC Convention

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu says he looks forward to welcoming new U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman to Israel "and especially to Jerusalem". Despite his campaign rhetoric deriding the deal Obama r...More..

Senate intelligence leaders: 20 people to be questioned, first h
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Senate intelligence leaders: 20 people to be questioned, first h

One day before the committee hosts its first public hearing on its investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, the leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee asked for public patience with...More..

One should not be forced to sing 'Vande Mataram': Congress
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One should not be forced to sing 'Vande Mataram': Congress

Noticing that some counsellors were leaving the room, people from the Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) said, "Hindustan mein rehna hai to Vande Mataram Kehna hoga". Seven corporators of the Meerut Municipal C...More..

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Toomey: Republicans will confirm Gorsuch for Supreme Court

At least 15 democrats and independents, led by minority leader Chuck Schumer of NY, have announced their opposition to Gorsuch citing that he has ruled too often against workers and in favor of corpora...More..

Putin Meets French Presidential Candidate Marine Le Pen
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Putin Meets French Presidential Candidate Marine Le Pen

In an interview with CNN past year, Le Pen said she was left with no choice after being turned down by French banks. "We do not want to influence events in any way, but we reserve the right to talk to represe...More..

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Pope Francis calls for European solidarity ahead of Rome summit

Council President Donald Tusk said that sustained unity was the only way for the European Union to survive. At the ceremony he highlighted the importance of the Treaties of Rome Treaties, which established ...More..

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Seattle challenges Trump over executive order on 'sanctuary cities'

US attorney general and Deliverance extra Jeff Sessions engaged in some budgetary saber rattling yesterday, threatening to make good on a Trump Administration executive order that promised to withhold fed...More..

Could North Korea's Kim Jong Un Strike Alaska With A Nuclear Bomb?
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Could North Korea's Kim Jong Un Strike Alaska With A Nuclear Bomb?

As he did so, North Korean state media said Supreme Leader Kim Jong-Un attended the test of a new high-thrust engine to propel rockets at the Sohae launch site. Snaps from the secretive state's recent ballist...More..

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Nunes won't reveal sources to Intel Committee members

Not only that but the Russians' knowledge about what Flynn had said left him open to blackmail, the Federal Bureau of Investigation warned. The White House Counsel's office did not weigh in on the matter of...More..

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Russian opposition leader jailed after organizing anti-corruption protests

Russia's leading opposition figure Alexei Navalny and his su. Authorities and pro-Kremlin parties routinely offer around $10 for taking part in pro-government marches. But the Kremlin rejected the call for rele...More..

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London Police Say Motive Behind ISIS-Claimed Attack Will Likely Remain Unknown

Police had earlier named the attacker as Khalid Masood but said he had been using "a number of aliases". He said police would investigate whether Masood "acted totally alone inspired by terrorist propaganda, ...More..

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Hyundai suspends production at plant in China

The move comes less than six months after the plant started operations. According to Reuters , industry officials and analysts believe that Hyundai may have suspended the plant to bring down inventories to dea...More..

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Ousted S. Korean president apologizes before being questioned by prosecutors

When she left the prosecutors' office and got into a black sedan waiting for her, Park didn't make any comments to reporters. South Korean media reported that a hairdresser from Toni&Guy in Gangnam, the same ...More..

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Sen. Blumenthal to discuss confirmation hearing on Supreme Court Nominee

Every time Democrats tried to draw him out on a range of serious issues, including abortion and gay rights, Gorsuch answered in the same way: "I have declined to offer any promises, hints or previews of how I...More..

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Tillerson plans to skip North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting, visit Russian Federation

Trump has often praised Russian President Vladimir Putin and Tillerson worked with Russia's government for many years as a top executive at Exxon Mobil Corp. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation announced Tue...More..