Saudi Naval Forces Seize Boat, Weapons Near Oil Field

Iraq and Saudi Arabia are setting up a coordination council to upgrade strategic ties, a joint statement said on Tuesday, as part of an attempt to heal troubled relations between the Arab neighbors. "This was one of three vessels which were interce... More..

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Lib senator threatens school funding plan
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Lib senator threatens school funding plan

But Peter Goss, the Grattan Institute's school education program director, said it would be a big concession because it would perpetuate for a year "subsidies to keep fees low regardless of how well off the par...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Tropical Storm Cindy strengthens in Gulf; warning area grows

Tropical storm warnings have been issued from the mouth of the Pearl River all the way back into Texas, with tropical storm conditions expected to arrive within the next 36 hours. A tropical storm warning has ...More..

Russia Can't Confirm Islamic State Leader's Death
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Russia Can't Confirm Islamic State Leader's Death

Sporadic rumors have continued to mount that he was killed in a variety of US-led actions, but little evidence has surfaced to support those claims. Since September 2015, the Russian Aerospace Forces have bee...More..

UK's Hammond says economy should be priority in Brexit talks
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

UK's Hammond says economy should be priority in Brexit talks

Negotiations start exactly one year after Britain shocked the world by voting to exit the European Union and almost three months since Prime Minister Theresa May locked the country into a two-year countdown...More..

Darjeeling unrest: 14 hill parties pass resolution for scrapping Gorkhaland Territorial Administration
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Darjeeling unrest: 14 hill parties pass resolution for scrapping Gorkhaland Territorial Administration

Representatives of all the parties decided not to take part in the meeting called by the State government in Siliguri for Thursday. The GJM announced an indefinite strike from Monday encompassing Darjeeli...More..

Trump welcomes president of Panama to White House
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Trump welcomes president of Panama to White House

The leaders discussed the importance of the United States-Panama High-Level Security Dialogue, which will be held in Panama in late June, to advancing our shared security priorities. "We are developing new thin...More..

South Korea Finance Chief Hopeful of Easing Tensions With China
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

South Korea Finance Chief Hopeful of Easing Tensions With China

Finance Secretary Shanta Raj Subedi, who was accompanying him, said the AIIB was eager to support infrastructural development in Nepal. In addition, South Korean and Chinese financial ministers had a meeting fo...More..

Trump approval hits low point in CBS poll
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Trump approval hits low point in CBS poll

Trump's support among Republicans might have been a factor in the drop. Just 72 percent of Republicans approve of Trump's job as president, which is a drop of 11 percentage points since April. But on the othe...More..

Modi's Party Backs Low-Caste Leader for President of India
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Modi's Party Backs Low-Caste Leader for President of India

It is not clear whether it will come out with an announcement on Monday itself. While speaking at "opinion-makers meet" with a select group of city residents from various sectors yesterday, he said his party su...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Israel begins to reduce electricity supplies to Gaza

The reduction in electricity is widely seen as an attempt by President Mahmoud Abbas to cripple the rival Hamas leadership in Gaza . The electric company confirmed it had begun to reduce supplies yesterday...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Greater Noida gangrape: UP Govt. assures help to Haryana

She was later dumped in the Greater Noida area of Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday morning, the police said. "She has been admitted to Yatharth Hospital ", said a police official. "We have taken the details from SSP...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Special counsel Mueller investigating Trump for obstruction of justice

The Department of Justice has a long-established policy to neither confirm nor deny such allegations. Two days after the Post story ran, and with no official confirmation from Special Counsel Robert Muelle...More..

White House discussing moving Spicer to senior communications role
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

White House discussing moving Spicer to senior communications role

Trump's spokespeople have also been meeting the press less frequently. The shakeup would cap off Spicer's tumultuous six-month tenure at the White House podium, which made him not only one of the administrat...More..

Bollywood incomplete without Karan Johar: Saif Ali Khan
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Bollywood incomplete without Karan Johar: Saif Ali Khan

Talking about the kind of education, Sara has got, Saif said, "Fear is the most driving factor in the industry". Here is the latest example and it comes from Saif Ali Khan . Varun, who was sitting next to Sa...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Modi attends BJP Parliamentary Board meeting

Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Union Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday met Union Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan and held discussions over the Presidential election. "On June 24, the Prime M...More..

UK government scrambles to limit fallout from London fire
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

UK government scrambles to limit fallout from London fire

The Chancellor also said he would have liked to have been allowed to play a bigger part in the general election campaign, and that the campaign should have had a much greater focus on the economy. Also appear...More..

Russia condemns US downing of Syrian warplane
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Russia condemns US downing of Syrian warplane

The destruction of an SU-22 fighter jet by Pentagon aircrafts has been a cynical violation of Syrian sovereignty, the ministry said in a statement. A Pentagon spokesman said the USA had not shot down a Syri...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Silicon Valley CEOs meet with Trump for second tech summit

Cook told Apple employees that the company does not support the travel ban in January, and tried to persuade the President to remain in the Paris Agreement this month. The meeting with almost 20 chief exe...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

White House: Trump won't sack special counsel Robert Mueller

The White House appeared blindsided by it, but took hours to address it, triggering speculation it was, one, a plan indeed and Moody was testing the waters for Trump, and two, it was an attempt by a anxious adm...More..

Trump cheerleaders turn on special counsel Mueller
by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Trump cheerleaders turn on special counsel Mueller

I always speak for myself and not the president, he has his own spokesmen, although I think they are in need of help from time to time. Technically, it's up to the attorney general to decide what to do with t...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Finsbury Park: 'Several Hurt' As Vehicle Hits Pedestrians

Police are responding to reports of a van colliding with pedestrians outside a mosque in London, an incident that has resulted in "a number of casualties". Early witness reports suggested that pedestrians had b...More..

Donald Trump loses it on Twitter, smears Hillary Clinton over Russian scandal
by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Donald Trump loses it on Twitter, smears Hillary Clinton over Russian scandal

Trump won the election and in a recent tweet said "Crooked Hillary Clinton now blames everybody but herself, refuses to say she was a bad candidate". Memos written contemporaneously by Mr Comey after severa...More..

White House denies Trump wants Mueller out, but heat's on
by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

White House denies Trump wants Mueller out, but heat's on

Sanders declined to say whether Trump had confidence in Mueller. His comment comes after a friend of President Trump's, Newmax CEO Chris Ruddy, said Monday that the president is considering firing the spec...More..

Trump mulling firing special counsel on Russia Robert Mueller
by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Trump mulling firing special counsel on Russia Robert Mueller

Considering that Rosenstein appointed Mueller, and without that "good cause", it seems likely that Rosenstein would resign. Is that what's going on with floating the possibility of firing special counsel Rob...More..

Srikanth enters final of Indonesia Open
by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Srikanth enters final of Indonesia Open

Both players stayed within touching distance of each other and were level till 19-19 before Son won a match point after a long rally. As the flurry of errors surprisingly continued from Son's racquet, Srikant...More..

Confederations Cup 2017: Hosts Russia see off New Zealand in opener
by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Confederations Cup 2017: Hosts Russia see off New Zealand in opener

Asked if he was frustrated only winning by two goals, he added: "No, we are not really". Chile's football federation has been fined a total of $210,000 (£164,000) and prevented from playing four games at its ...More..

by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Oil hits six-week low as OPEC fails to curb oversupply

However, gasoline stocks USOILG=ECI rose 2.1 million barrels, compared with analysts' expectations in a Reuters poll for a 457,000-barrel drop. Output from Libya surged by more than 178,000 bpd to 730,000...More..

by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

US Prez being probed for possible justice obstruction

Comey declined Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley's request to testify and went before the Senate Intelligence Committee instead. Mueller is overseeing a host of investigations involving people who ar...More..

by | Saturday, June 17, 2017

Trump lashes out at 'bad,' 'conflicted' Russia investigators

President Trump said he had fired the Federal Bureau of Investigation chief because of the " Russia thing". Sources tell ABC News that he may have to pull out since he does have final say over parts ...More..

by | Saturday, June 17, 2017

NORC poll: Most in US think Trump meddled in Russia probe

The report comes a day after Attorney General Jeff Sessions , a close aide of Trump , vehemently denied any role in Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 U.S. The letter said the investigation will also pro...More..

by | Saturday, June 17, 2017

Secret Service says it has no Trump tapes

Specifically, the Wall Street Journal requested any information pertaining to all recording systems installed by the Secret Service or any other agency within the White House on or after November 8, 2017, as ...More..

Man who shot congressman was living in van, called a loner
by | Saturday, June 17, 2017

Man who shot congressman was living in van, called a loner

NPR's Hansi Lo Wang is in Belleville to find out how people there are reacting. HANSI LO WANG, BYLINE: Well, we've heard from one of his friends growing up. The widow went on to say she just doesn't know a...More..

by | Saturday, June 17, 2017

Britain's snap election backfires on Prime Minister Theresa May

May called the election called in a bid to strengthen her mandate ahead of European Union exit talks. Downing St. said the Cabinet will discuss the agreement on Monday. A stream of senior lawmakers entered Ma...More..

Korea captive has brain damage
by | Saturday, June 17, 2017

Korea captive has brain damage

But to the ire of his family and many USA citizens, he was found to be in a coma and to have been in that state for some 15 months, triggering heated criticism over Pyongyang's assumed mistreatment of the d...More..