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USA defense chief says North Korea a top security issue

U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis (right) arrives at Osan Air Base in Osan, South Korea, Feb. 2, 2017. China fears that the planned deployment may be an att...


Shivpal threatens to form new party after elections

Samajwadi Party has fielded Shivpal Yadav from Jaswant Nagar seat in Etawah district, considered the home turf of the ruling Yadav clan. UP goes to the polls in...


President Bush released from the hospital

After he was extubated, he worked with physical therapists to regain strength. Bush needed a breathing tube, which Dr. Amy Mynderse described as a "very serious...


Malaysia tourist boat missing with 31 people on board

Sabah police commissioner Datuk Ramli Din said that a glitch in their records meant that only 27 Chinese tourists boarded the ill-fated boat last Saturday heade...


Philippines Puts Drug War on Hold

Police Director-General Ronald Dela Rosa said on Monday that the country's unprecedented war on drugs had accentuated the issue of police corruption within th...


Trump gives Pentagon 30 days to devise plan to crush ISIS

The White House calls "defeating ISIS and other radical Islamic terror groups" its top priority. "The positive call was a significant start to improving the r...


Battles escalate between Syria rebels, al-Qaida-affiliate

Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, previously known as Nusra Front, clashed with foreign-backed rebel factions in the countryside of Idlib -where they both used to share p...


Lunar New Year: Millions welcome the Year of the Rooster

Of course, there will also be significant Chinese New Year celebrations in many other countries, including the United States. The more fireworks or firecracke...


Knights of Malta head quits over Vatican condom row

The Vatican said Matthew Festing , 67, offered to resign as the Knights' grand master on Tuesday during an audience with the pope, and that Francis had accepte...


Actress Mary Tyler Moore Dies at Age 80

The show's theme song said she could "turn the world on with a smile". Moore, a seven-time Emmy victor and an Oscar nominee for Ordinary People, had had...


US Minor Presence at Astana Talks Aimed to Lessen Negotiations Role - Lawmaker

It set broad but vague parameters for a cease-fire enforcement mechanism and committed the three countries to jointly fight the Islamic State and Syria's al-Q...


USA denies working with Russian Federation in Syria

The attack followed a joint raid in the same area flown by Russian and Turkish jets on Saturday. President Donald Trump is open to working with Russian Federa...


Trump plans to meet with UK's May, Mexico's Pena Nieto: White House

At the White House, President Donald Trump announced meetings with Canadian Ptime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto to discuss th...


Trump's inauguration day: First orders, three balls and four tweets

Larry Levitt , vice president of the Kaiser Family Foundation said that if the agencies are able to exempt a large number of individuals from the individual ma...


French voters choosing left-wing presidential nominee

A quick look at three main candidates and method of Sunday's vote for France's Socialist Party presidential candidate: --- MANUEL VALLS, 54 Resume: French inter...


New Gambia leader says Jammeh leaving soon for Guinea

Jammeh had ignored multiple deadlines to quit as he continued to argue over the terms under which he would cede power to Barrow, his democratically elected succ...


Tehran fire: Iconic Plasco building collapses killing 30 firefighters, state media reports

A massive fire erupted on Thursday in a mega mall in downtown Tehran, the city's most populous area, bringing the whole the 15-story building down. The fire b...


Malia Obama Lands Dream Internship in Hollywood!

The Hollywood Reporter states that according to a source, Malia is expected to start working in Weinstein's NY office from February - following a vacation wi...


Italy Avalanche: Survivors Found at Hotel Rigopiano Wreckage

Some survivors reportedly took refuge beneath a collapsed portion of the hotel, lighting a fire to keep warm. Officials say that still leaves at least 14 peop...


As Jallikattu protests continue, TN CM seeks legal options to remove ban

Actor Suriya, in between his promotional tour for the upcoming Tamil action film "C3", lashed out at animal rights advocacy group PETA, which is aggressively ca...


China urges United States to bar Taiwan delegation from Trump inauguration

The confrontation between the United States President-elect Donald Trump and the Chinese government over Taiwan appears to be worsening, as the mainland urged t...


CBI 'scared' of Sisodia: Kejriwal

In the "Talk to AK" programme, the Chief Minister had covered a wide array of hard issues linked to the strained relations between the Centre and the Delhi gove...


Theresa May: Martin McGuinness moved Republican movement towards peace

I had to ask myself, 'Are you in a fit state to fight an election?' and the answer was a simple one: "no, I'm not physically able to fight an election". He desc...


Crude Oil Slides As Dollar Finds Footing, OPEC Ramps Down Slightly

Light, sweet crude for February delivery was recently down $1.14, or 2.17%, at $51.34 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, after earlier falling as low...


This Week in Trumpkinland: Is the CIA Attempting a Coup Against Trump?

In a series of tweets, Trump criticized Brennan and then openly questioned to his almost 19 million followers on the social media platform, "Was this the lea...


Sisters reported missing from Rhode Island in 1985 found alive

Police announced Tuesday that Russell Yates' daughters, Kelly and Kimberly, were found and their mother was arrested in Houston. They said the mother had been...


Six pilgrims die during rush at jetty

Initial reports suggest that three people are seriously injured. The tragedy occurred as they got impatient due to the long queue at a jetty and tried to outd...


SpaceX rocket launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base

The two-stage rocket lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base at 9:54 a.m. carrying a payload for Iridium Communications Inc., which is replacing its entire gl...


Why Obama shut the 'open door' to U.S. for Cuban migrants

By ending this exemption for Cuban migrants, which is effective immediately, Obama wants to give all people the same opportunities to become a citizen in the Un...


USA troop deployment to Poland 'proportionate'

But the arrangement could prove short-lived, some fear, given President-elect Donald Trump's willingness to mend US-Russia relations. Moreover, besides the tr...