Putin spokesman: Moscow's relationship with United States may be worse than Cold War

The denial comes as intelligence committees from both the House and Senate in the U.S. investigate the alleged interference in the United States election, including possible ties between Russian officials and members of Trump's campaign team. More..

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Syria chemical attack perpetrators must be held to account: UK
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Syria chemical attack perpetrators must be held to account: UK

White House spokesman Sean Spicer also blamed the previous USA administration for today's actions. Rescue workers from the White Helmets civil defense organisation said that many children were among at least ...More..

AAP illegally using public money: BJP
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

AAP illegally using public money: BJP

Jethmalani even cited an instance of a case in which he had fought for "free" a case related to BJP. As the municipal elections in Delhi are drawing close, AAP is facing a series of corruption charges. "The c...More..

Moody's Holds Back on SA Credit Rating Decision
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Moody's Holds Back on SA Credit Rating Decision

On Monday evening, Standard & Poor (S&P) cut South Africa's credit rating from BBB-, the lowest possible investment-grade rating, to BB+, the rating grade commonly known as " junk status", saying the dismiss...More..

Senate Debate on Supreme Court Nominee Gorsuch Underway
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Senate Debate on Supreme Court Nominee Gorsuch Underway

Democrats and some Republicans acknowledge it will drastically change the Senate into a more partisan institution, even though Democrats themselves used the nuclear option in 2013 over the protests of Republica...More..

Erdogan to Putin: Syria attack could endanger peace talks
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Erdogan to Putin: Syria attack could endanger peace talks

Idlib province is largely controlled by an alliance of rebel factions and the al-Qaeda-linked jihadist group Hayat Tahrir al-Sham, reports the BBC . "Even the biggest chlorine attacks have only seen one or two...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

White House Financial Disclosures Detail Wealth, Assets Of Staffers

Ivanka Trump - who just days ago announced she would officially enter a federal role as an unpaid adviser to the U.S. president - will hang on to her stake in the Trump International Hotel. Cohn reported assets...More..

Chemical attack kills dozens in Syria, US blames Assad
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Chemical attack kills dozens in Syria, US blames Assad

But Spicer, who blamed the attacks on forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad, would not say whether President Trump would establish his own red line against Syria. Blaming the deaths in Khan Sheikhoun on...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Turkey announces end to military operation in Syria

The US hasn't formally announced a decision on who will be part of the Raqqa operation. As Thursday's news conference underscored, the failed military coup that rocked Turkey on July 15 continues to be a sour...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Metro blast in St Petersburg kills ten

Initial reports suggested there had been two explosions, one each at Sennaya Ploshchad and Tekhnologichesky Institut stations. The White House said the two presidents agreed terrorism must meet a swift end. An ...More..

Death toll in St Petersburg subway bombing now 14
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Death toll in St Petersburg subway bombing now 14

Russian investigators have said they believe a suicide bomber was behind a deadly attack on the subway in St Petersburg on Monday. The Kyrgyz intelligence agency said Russian authorities informed them about the...More..

Fired up by team spirit, Kyrgios says in 'best' mental shape
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Fired up by team spirit, Kyrgios says in 'best' mental shape

Kyrgios pushed Roger Federer to the limit in a classic Miami Open semi-final on Friday and beat world number two Novak Djokovic twice in succession in the recent USA hardcourt swing. "I can't speak for Nick, bu...More..

Petersburg attack; says terrorism must be dealt with urgently
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Petersburg attack; says terrorism must be dealt with urgently

Russian investigators believe a man from Kyrgyzstan who may have played a role in Monday's explosion on a St. Petersburg subway train died in the attack. "Regarding the link with Islamic radicalism, we have to ...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

As Israeli settlement growth slows, some drift away

Palestinians have killed 41 Israelis and two visiting Americans since, mainly in stabbings. It also reported that the Trump pressure on Netanyahu includes forcing a major concession to the Palestinians in the...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

May demands probe into Syria 'chemical weapons attack'

On Monday, an airstrike hit a hospital near Khan Sheikhoun, injuring at least one patient and one nurse, according to the Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS). Obama said he would draw a "red line" at chemica...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Paul Manafort volunteers to appear before committee investigating Russian election hacking

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes said Friday that Paul Manafort - the president's former campaign manager - has agreed to testify following new allegations he colluded with the Russian go...More..

Moreno wins Ecuador presidential election
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Moreno wins Ecuador presidential election

He said Moreno won slightly over 51 percent of vote, compared with 49 percent for opposition challenger Guillermo Lasso, who is contesting the results over allegations of fraud. Before a crowd of hundreds of su...More..

May visits Saudi Arabia without headscarf
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

May visits Saudi Arabia without headscarf

She added: "I've talked to the Saudis on a number of occasions and raised issues of this sort". Mrs May said: "These new partnerships, on defence and security, trade and the economy, education, healthcare, cu...More..

After Debate, Macron Secures Leadership to French Elections
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

After Debate, Macron Secures Leadership to French Elections

Polls now show Le Pen and Macron looking likely to make it through to the second, final round, but the race remains open and impossible to predict. He is under investigation for allegedly paying her for non-...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

US ratchets up urgency on N. Korea ahead of China visit

Topping the agenda at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida will be whether he will make good on his threat to use crucial U.S. That gives even more room to guesswork, creates more insecurity at a time the wor...More..

Russia's Investigative Committee names man behind St. Petersburg metro blast
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Russia's Investigative Committee names man behind St. Petersburg metro blast

UKMK spokesman Rakhat Sulaimanov said the suspect was born in the southern Kyrgyz region of Osh in 1995. Security services and medical first responders are on the scene. Investigators said the train driver, 5...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Oxford win Boat Race for fourth time in five years

A passer-by discovered the ordnance metres from the starting line of the famous Oxford-Cambridge boat race on Saturday afternoon. The Boat Race has its critics but it is what it is: a decent day out that is o...More..

Australian police seize ice drug haul worth $900m in record bust
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Australian police seize ice drug haul worth $900m in record bust

Australian authorities have seized a record 903 kilograms of methamphetamine in Melbourne. The drugs, which police say are valued at nearly $900 million, were seized when a suspect shipment of floorboards fro...More..

Mitch McConnell: Gorsuch filibuster is a 'new low'
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Mitch McConnell: Gorsuch filibuster is a 'new low'

Senate confirmation of Gorsuch, 49, to the lifetime post would restore the court's conservative majority and enable Trump to leave a lasting imprint on America's highest judicial body even as he regularly cri...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

'If China is not going to solve North Korea, we will'

Haley said "there is will in the Security Council" to deal with North Korea's nuclear program but members need to discuss "how do we push that forward". The waitresses who arrived in South Korea in April 2016 h...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Trump Eliminates Obama-Era Rule That Protects Americans' Internet Privacy

The now-reversed law would have limited what ISPs like Comcast , Verizon , and AT&T could do with sensitive customer data like location, browsing history, and other personal information like Social Security...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Syria denies possession, use of chemical weapons

Many casualties were the result of asphyxiation, doctors said. "These heinous actions by the Bashar al-Assad regime are a effect of the past administration's weakness and irresolution". BEIRUT (AP) — Chemical w...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Syria 'gas attack' kills dozens in rebel-held Idlib

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said strikes were carried out either by the Syrian government or Russian jets. Dozens of people, including at least ten children, have been killed in what is suspected...More..

Spain: Properties Raided in Probe Linked to Assad's Uncle
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Spain: Properties Raided in Probe Linked to Assad's Uncle

Hundreds of properties and businesses belonging to Rifaat al Assad , the uncle of the Syrian president, and his family were targeted, according to the Diario Sur newspaper. He was accused of money laundering i...More..

South Africa's Top Trade Union Calls On Zuma To Step Down
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

South Africa's Top Trade Union Calls On Zuma To Step Down

Addressing the gathering, former ANC MP, Judy Chalmers, said that she was there to add her voice to those, who want to save the soul of the ANC. Gigaba held teleconferences with rating agencies on Friday sh...More..

Pence meets with House conservatives on reviving healthcare bill
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Pence meets with House conservatives on reviving healthcare bill

In other words, the pools lacked the kind of coverage and protections that people with medical problems need ― and they frequently wouldn't cover pre-existing conditions for six to 12 months. "The president's...More..

When Sheriffs Refuse An ICE Detainment Request, They Get Called Out
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

When Sheriffs Refuse An ICE Detainment Request, They Get Called Out

How can you criticize immigrants for being "illegal" when you're punishing them for taking action to become legal? The court declined and Lunn was held exclusively on the detainer request until ICE agents arriv...More..

Obama aide denies using intel to spy on Trump advisers
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Obama aide denies using intel to spy on Trump advisers

Alexander told NBC News he routinely turned down requests for unmasking by senior officials in the Bush and Obama administrations. MITCHELL: The allegation is that, in one case, they are alleging in "The ...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Dem predicts Trump aides will go to jail in Russia investigation

Castro spoke in an interview with CNN. 'There is evidence of collusion both on the unclassified side - what we have shown the world and have a website that lays that out - and there is also evidence on the cl...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Obama's National Security Advisor Illegally Spied On Trump Campaign

Bloomberg reported Monday that the Trump administration had discovered Rice's involvement during a National Security Council review of the "government's policy on "unmasking" the identities of individuals in t...More..