Putin says US-Russia relations "degraded" since Trump took office

Tillerson, making the first visit by a Trump Cabinet official, went to the Kremlin in the early evening to meet with the Russian leader, the U.S. Embassy and the Kremlin said. The Russians have responded with their own harsh rhetoric, with President ... More..

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U.S. allies fail to agree on new sanctions for Russia, Syria

UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson had proposed sanctions against Syrian and Russian military figures over the chemical attack. President Trump ordered a series of missile strikes last week in response to...More..

Fowler failure hands Houston initiative to Kang
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Fowler failure hands Houston initiative to Kang

Fowler held a three-shot lead over Vaughn Taylor and Keegan Bradley when he finished his round in the afternoon, then Kang closed the gap with his 65. Aaron Baddeley is the best of the 10-man Australian conting...More..

Trump administration open to additional strikes on Syria - White House
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Trump administration open to additional strikes on Syria - White House

Russian Federation says the USA has failed to provide evidence that Syria has chemical weapons. He also didn't provide all the details for the military and intelligence information that form the basis of what h...More..

Meerut: Hindu Yuva Vahini members assault couple on suspicion of 'love-jihad'
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Meerut: Hindu Yuva Vahini members assault couple on suspicion of 'love-jihad'

According to television reports , members of Hindu Yuva Vahini barged a home of a couple and assaulted them before taking them to the police. Sachin Mittal, Meerut zonal head, Hindu Yuva Vahini said, "Peop...More..

by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Egyptian parliament approves state of emergency

And Rosenberg says the talks with both leaders set a new tone and American strategy for the Middle East. Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadrous II was presiding over the Palm Sunday celebrations in the cathedral, b...More..

Russian Federation and New Zealand win gold at track cycling worlds
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Russian Federation and New Zealand win gold at track cycling worlds

Gurley, who was making her debut at the World Championships, said afterwards: "I was a bit disappointed after the race, as I was strong, and comfortable in the race". In the women's event a new combination of E...More..

Pennsylvania congressman seen as likely pick to be drug czar
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Pennsylvania congressman seen as likely pick to be drug czar

Marino also crafted a bill backed by large drug distribution companies that raises the bar for when the Drug Enforcement Agency can take action against drug companies . Tom Price of Georgia (now serving as Hea...More..

Egyptian cabinet approves state of emergency
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Egyptian cabinet approves state of emergency

Citing Health Minister Ahmed Emad, ON TV news channel reported at least 18 people, including police personnel, were killed and 41 injured in the suicide attack in Alexandria. The attacks led President Abdel-F...More..

by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Assad allies vow reprisals against aggression on Syria

Sir Michael, writing in the Sunday Times , said the Kremlin was responsible "by proxy" as the "principal backer" of President Bashar al-Assad's regime. "You can not have a stable Syria without jihadist element...More..

North Korea is looking for trouble, says Trump
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

North Korea is looking for trouble, says Trump

The conversation with Trump came at a time of heightened tensions in the Korean peninsula amid Pyongyang's escalating nuclear threats. Reacting on the same day, US President Donald Trump said in a tweet t...More..

Senate confirms Gorsuch for Supreme Court
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Senate confirms Gorsuch for Supreme Court

But the GOP-controlled Senate, with Hatch overseeing the proceedings, quickly changed the rules Thursday to require a simple majority to confirm a Supreme Court nominee. Republican National Committee Chairwom...More..

Allardyce: We didn't let Arsenal play
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Allardyce: We didn't let Arsenal play

Wenger's side suffered their heaviest league loss of a wretched season as goals from Andros Townsend, Yohan Cabaye and Luka Milivojevic blew away the lacklustre Gunners. Some travelling fans told Wenger i...More..

by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Flags half mast for PC Palmer

ET) on Monday. PC Palmer, 48, who was married with a five-year-old daughter, was killed while on duty outside Parliament by former Sussex University student Khalid Masood , 52, on Wednesday 22 March. Palmer'...More..

Trump says Syria attack ordered 'during dessert' with Xi
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Trump says Syria attack ordered 'during dessert' with Xi

President Trump said he told Chinese President Xi Jinping about the USA missile strike on Syria while the two were eating dessert. Trump said the missiles launch was conducted in response to a chemical attack...More..

by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Trump to make China state visit, says top U.S. diplomat

And the Chinese government will guess that the timing of the American missile strike was a blunt message that without more robust Chinese help on dismantling Kim Jong-un's nuclear programme, the next target for...More..

Assad allies say US attack on Syria air base crosses
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Assad allies say US attack on Syria air base crosses "red lines"

Mr Tillerson said the aim was to deliver stability and ensure that the Syrian people have a say in their own future. President Donald Trump launched the first USA direct attack against the Assad governm...More..

by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Trump explained USA position on Thaad to Xi: South Korea

Pyongyang appeared to up the ante just before the meeting began by test-launching a ballistic missile. The strikes were retaliation against Syrian President Bashar Assad for a chemical weapons attack against ci...More..

Xi urges Trump to peacefully resolve N. Korea tensions
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Xi urges Trump to peacefully resolve N. Korea tensions

Kim's threats against the U.S. increased amid Washington's annual joint military drills with South Korea, an act that the North sees as a dress rehearsal for invasion aimed at removing North Korean leadership. ...More..

by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Lawyer: Suspect admits ramming truck into crowd in Stockholm

A Swedish lawyer said the driver of a stolen truck who is suspected of ramming into a crowd in central Stockholm has admitted his guilt. The four people killed in the attack were two Swedes - a 69-year-old ...More..

Macron favorite in French election, Le Monde poll says
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Macron favorite in French election, Le Monde poll says

The paper said things soon turned to confusion as the candidates debated "without much coherence", with different candidates seeming to ally with others and then oppose them later. Turning the topic to security...More..

Syrian rebels welcome US missile attack
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Syrian rebels welcome US missile attack

Observatory head Rami Abdel Rahman could not specify whether they were Syrian or Russian planes, but said they were Sukhoi jets, which both Damascus and its ally Moscow use. Earlier, Barazi said that firefigh...More..

by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Borussia Dortmund player 'seriously injured' after team bus hit by explosions

Another suspicious object found at the scene turned out to be rubbish. Police chief Gregor Lange said: "This evening at 19:15 [local time] there were three explosions in the surroundings of the BVB hotel". ...More..

ANC will not support call for secret ballot
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

ANC will not support call for secret ballot

The African National Congress acknowledged the growing calls for Zuma to resign, admitting to "serious and hard disagreement" over his sacking of respected finance minister Pravin Gordhan last week. The ANC n...More..

Condom-clogged sewage system leads to bust at Austin massage parlor
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Condom-clogged sewage system leads to bust at Austin massage parlor

Officials did obtain her and her husband's contact information, which led them to find advertisements for their business on backpage.com. Juan Wang and her husband, Joseph Emery, the owners of Jade Massage Th...More..

Somalia's army rescues 8 Indian crew held hostage by pirates
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Somalia's army rescues 8 Indian crew held hostage by pirates

Somali security forces rescued a hijacked Indian cargo dhow on Monday, but pirates took the 11-strong crew with them when they fled to land, authorities said. Mayor Ali, on the other hand, said that the men wer...More..

by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Le Pen criticized for denying French blame in WWII roundup

She added, "I think generally, and in very general terms indeed, if anyone is responsible, then it is those in power at the time, not France as such". (Lionel Bonaventure/Pool Photo via AP) Far-right candidate ...More..

Here's what Sushma Swaraj told Rajya Sabha on Kulbhushan Yadhav's death sentence
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Here's what Sushma Swaraj told Rajya Sabha on Kulbhushan Yadhav's death sentence

Calling the verdict against Jadhav "indefensible", Swaraj said he had been sentenced on "concocted charges". Jadhav's execution will be taken by India as "pre-meditated murder" and Pakistan should consider its ...More..

India warns Pakistan of 'consequences' over death sentence to 'spy'
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

India warns Pakistan of 'consequences' over death sentence to 'spy'

Jadhav, who hails from Maharashtra, was "arrested" on March 3 a year ago by Pakistan security officials allegedly in Balochistan which, they said, he entered from Iran. "Five Indians before Jadhav, were arreste...More..

by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Chinese state tabloid warns North Korea against nuclear test

Kim previously served as the chief nuclear envoy for the DPRK at the Six-Party Talks, and led several talks between the North and the U.S. But there was no message from the North's leader regarding the US or ...More..

by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Man dragged off United flight breaks his silence, says 'everything' is injured

When no-one volunteered, a United manager came on the plane and announced that passengers would be chosen at random. Following Mr Munoz's apologetic second statement the company recovered much of the loss to ...More..

by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

'Bill O'Reilly needs to go to jail'

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters says Fox News host Bill O'Reilly "needs to go to jail" over sexual harassment allegations. "We value our partners and are working with them to address their curr...More..

by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Opposition Alleges Fraud in Ecuador Presidential Vote

A group of local Ecuadorean private sector lobby groups issued a statement Monday evening calling on the election authorities to perform a recount, echoing the demands voiced by right-wing candidate Guillermo...More..

by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Warplanes Strike Syrian Town Recovering From Chemical Attack: Human Rights Group

British finance minister Philip Hammond unveils his latest tax and spend plans Wednesday in a budget expected to exude caution as the country prepares to trigger Brexit. Gen. Mark Hertling, a CNN military ana...More..

by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Susan Rice responsible for unmasking intercepts of Trump associates

It is hard to fathom how the demasking of multiple Trump campaign and transition officials was not politically motivated. Media shouldn't enable this garbage. Rice reportedly asked to unmask the identities of p...More..