Teachers Union defers strike in respect for Martin McGuinness

McGuinness leaves Northern Ireland at peace and his dream of a united Ireland inching closer under a new generation but with its politics still divided. To others he was a key figure in the IRA terrorist group that slaughtered more than 1,500 people ... More..

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Police respond to Capitol Hill incident; shots fired
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Police respond to Capitol Hill incident; shots fired

Relatives of Everett in Maryland did not immediately respond to telephone messages. The Capitol remained open but streets in the area were closed for several hours. The incident prompted a large police response...More..

US official says there's a 'fair chance' airstrike killed civilians in Mosul
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

US official says there's a 'fair chance' airstrike killed civilians in Mosul

As of March 13, a total of 18,948 strikes were conducted, with the US responsible for 14,951 in Iraq and Syria. That pattern has also been repeated in west Mosul , according to witnesses. Evidence from the ...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

S Korea's Park questioned at court hearing on arrest request

Park was expelled from office on March 10, with less than a year remaining in her five-year term, in a unanimous decision by the Constitutional Court to finalize the December 9 parliamentary impeachment. The al...More..

North Korea's Latest Missile Test Failed 'Within Seconds'
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

North Korea's Latest Missile Test Failed 'Within Seconds'

On Wednesday, the Hermit Kingdom attempted to fire another missile that exploded "within seconds of launch" the U.S. Pacific Command said. It was not clear what type of missile it was. US President Donald Tru...More..

Trump threatened Sanford with primary if he voted against Obamacare repeal
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Trump threatened Sanford with primary if he voted against Obamacare repeal

President Donald Trump has gone public with his war against the House Freedom Caucus , pushing into full view growing frustration shared by House Speaker Paul Ryan less than a week after the GOP health care ...More..

Germany's Saarland state in bellwether vote for Merkel
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Germany's Saarland state in bellwether vote for Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Monday welcomed a surprise state poll triumph by her party as "encouraging" for a September general election, as hype around her main rival fizzled in its first test. But the Gre...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Trump to meet Xi next week

China has been irritated at being told repeatedly by Washington to rein in North Korea's nuclear and missile programs and by the USA decision to base an advanced missile defense system in South Korea. "We are w...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Innocent people won't be troubled: BJP back Adityanath's 'anti-Romeo' squads

At the same time, he supported the closure of illegal and mechanized slaughter houses in the state, saying it was hard for a common man to pass through a locality where the slaughter houses were operating nearl...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Iraq military: ISIS bomb, not United States airstrike, killed 200 civilians in Mosul

Air Force Brig. Gen. Matthew Isler will lead the investigation. The Iraqis said over the weekend that evidence suggested that Islamic State militants had rigged a house with explosives and used a vehicle ...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Evidence links Israeli suspect in Jewish centre threats to Toronto

The teen also made a bomb threat to Delta Airlines , forcing it to make an early landing. The AP reported that the suspect, from the south of Israel, was reportedly behind "dozens" of threats made to Jewis...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Trump lashes out at House Freedom Caucus, members fight back

Perhaps that was Nunes's intention - and Trump's. Schiff said he has accepted the invitation from the White House Counsel, but said the invitation "raises more questions than it answers". Cohen-Watnick began ...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

House Floor Schedule Leaves Time for GOP Soul-Searching

MCEVERS: Tax reform - we'll have more on that in a moment. But he offered no timeline, and leaders haven't resolved how to overcome the deep GOP divisions that crumpled their legislation last week in a humiliat...More..

Politicians and protesters over the weekend in Rome
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Politicians and protesters over the weekend in Rome

In the United Kingdom referendum previous year, 51.9% said Britain should leave, while 48.1% chose to remain. "It needs to be shut down and we need to start a new path together that is a confederation of free...More..

Cardinal William Keeler Dies at 86; Led Oldest Diocese in US
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Cardinal William Keeler Dies at 86; Led Oldest Diocese in US

No cause of death was released. Keeler, who helped ease tensions between Catholics and Jews, has died. Sean Caine, spokesman for the Archdiocese of Baltimore, told CNA that "the cardinal served the Archdioces...More..

North Korea Ready to Conduct Nuclear Test, US Officials Say
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

North Korea Ready to Conduct Nuclear Test, US Officials Say

Most recently, Japan detected two missile launches in North Korea that exploded "within seconds" after takeoff, CNN reported . The launch attempt was made from near the city of Wonsan, on North Korea's e...More..

Trump son-in-law's ties to Israel raise questions of bias
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Trump son-in-law's ties to Israel raise questions of bias

The White House has previously acknowledged a December meeting at Trump Tower between Kushner, Kislyak and former national security adviser Michael Flynn. "Throughout the campaign and transition, Jared Kushner ...More..

Dutch PM Rutte: Netherlands rejected the
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Dutch PM Rutte: Netherlands rejected the "the wrong kind of populism"

Geert Wilders' anti-immigration and anti-Islam Freedom Party (PVV), the Christian Democrats and the D66 Party, each won 19 seats. "The Netherlands are our partners, friends, neighbors". He replied to the many o...More..

UN Secretary-General Starts Official Visit to Iraq
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

UN Secretary-General Starts Official Visit to Iraq

His comments come as command officials are combating claims USA warplanes are engaging in riskier strikes, urged on by the Trump White House, as fighting intensifies against Islamic State, or ISIS or ISIL. The ...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Ryan Vows No Government Shutdown Next Month

House Republicans are considering making another run next week at passing the health-care bill they abruptly pulled from the floor last Friday in an embarrassing setback to their efforts to repeal former Pres...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Ivanka Trump officially federal (unpaid) White House employee

President Donald Trump , 70, has now given his eldest daughter, Ivanka Trump , 35, an official White House role. "I will, instead, serve as an unpaid employee in the White House office, subject to all of ...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Sharp rise in Israeli settlement projects in 2016

Netanyahu has repeatedly vowed to continue settlement expansion. A US State Department human rights report released this month notes Israel's routine abuses and violence against Palestinian children, incl...More..

Verto: Apple Music was the most popular music streaming site last month
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Verto: Apple Music was the most popular music streaming site last month

After years of stagnant growth and declines in traditional sales, the USA music industry has showed signs that it has begun to successfully adapt to the digital age. Beyond streaming , the industry's biggest-s...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

White House denies trying to silence evidence of Russian Federation ties

Yates' attorney did not immediately respond to a CNN request for comment. The Post cited letters from Yates' attorneys to the Justice Department . Other Republicans, including Sen. "A lot of [lawmakers...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

'Thanks And Goodbye', EU President Donald Tusk's Message For Britain

The UK has been a member of the European Union since 1972, and European Union laws, regulations and customs are now deeply embedded. The European Parliament warned security cooperation was not on the table ...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

France's Hollande tells May talks on future EU-UK relations must wait

May is under pressure from her Conservative Party and Britain's largely Euroskeptic press not to concede too much in exchange for a good trade deal with the EU. Weakening our cooperation for the prosperity and ...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Ivanka Trump takes unpaid job as White House adviser

She appears to have answered that sentiment in Wednesday's statement announcing her official federal position, according to the New York Times . As first reported by The New York Times , Ivanka will now s...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Manafort had plan to benefit Putin

He added, "The report is entirely focused on actions that Paul took a decade ago". He called the focus on him a "smear campaign", and said he was ready to defend his work if investigators wish to learn more abo...More..

Putin Ready to Meet Trump in Finland If it Hosts Summit
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Putin Ready to Meet Trump in Finland If it Hosts Summit

Finnish President Sauli Niinisto said earlier that his country would "certainly be very happy to have the opportunity to hold such a summit". Russian oil and gas companies now own more than five times as much A...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

President Xi Jingping to meet with President Trump next month

Ministry spokesman Lu Kang made the announcement at a daily news briefing. Trump entered office highlighting grievances with Beijing, including the US trade deficit with China, charges of currency manipulatio...More..

Wisma Putra to release statement on status of Jong-Nam's remains soon
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Wisma Putra to release statement on status of Jong-Nam's remains soon

Two women, Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong and Indonesian Siti Aisyah, have been charged with the murder so far. Also on Sunday, local media reported that Kim Jong-nam's body had been moved from the National Forens...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Sentenced to jail, Christie aide says she won't be scapegoat

Bridget Kelly and Bill Baroni were convicted last November on counts including wire fraud, conspiracy and misusing the bridge for improper purposes. They asked that Kelly get "modestly below" Baroni's sentenc...More..

White House officials helped give Nunes intelligence reports
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

White House officials helped give Nunes intelligence reports

The White House has invited the top Republican and Democratic members of the Senate and House of Representatives intelligence panels to review new material relevant to their investigation into Russia's alleged ...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Oil stable on falling Libyan output, but bloated U.S. market still weighs

As Opec and especially Saudi Arabia cut their production, other producers not participating in the cuts have been quick to fill the supply gap and gain market share. "The costs for big-cycle projects have come ...More..

Trump dreams of Democrats
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Trump dreams of Democrats

It raises questions about the use of private sector values in the public sector. Priebus joined Mr. Trump in pointing the accusatory finger at the Freedom Caucus and two conservative political groups. Tax ...More..