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DVACK to hold screening for Elder Abuse Awareness Month

Mr Yates says older Australians deserve better and he is pleased the report "rejects treating older people as intrinsically vulnerable, but bases its recommendations on strengthening and protecting the autonomy and agency of older Australians".

Pentagon to send 4000 additional US forces to Afghanistan, report says

In a crisis, "I'm hoping in those few minutes he picks up the phone and calls you", Durbin told Mattis. This week Mattis told Congress that by mid-July he might have an idea of how many more USA troops could be needed after the administration con...

Funeral set for prison guard killed in escape

Authorities say 43-year-old Donnie Russell Rowe and 24-year-old Ricky Dubose have stolen at least two vehicles in their getaway. "Our focus right now is to apprehend these two unsafe criminals". "Blood was running out of the bus onto the pavement", S...

Iran blames U.S. for creation of Daesh, regional instability

The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attacks, and Iranian social media were flooded with expressions of grief and worry, denunciations of the attackers' barbarism, and howls of defiance: the mood music of another pitiless jihadi attack.

Top 8 lines from Jeff Sessions' hearing

Sessions said it would be "absurd" to suggest that a recusal from a single investigation would render him unable to manage the leadership of the FBI. "My comments encouraged him to do just that and indeed, as I understand, he did". "If there were n...

PM arrives in Pakistan after participating in SCO summit

While Modi during his speech has specifically stressed on the need of a united approach to combat terrorism , Modi said, "it was impossible to reach a solution till all countries made concerted efforts to fight radicalization, terrorist recruitment,...

Prime Minister Modi to Visit Washington at the Invitation of President Trump

Trump's statement was swiftly rebuked by Indian Foreign Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj : "India didn't sign the Paris climate deal under pressure or greed for money". The meeting will have many interesting topics discussed and this is the first bila...

Hundreds demonstrate against Theresa May's alliance with the DUP

The Downing St. resignations came as May worked to fill jobs in her minority government and replace ministers who lost their seats on Thursday. And I think pretty much everyone thinks it is only a matter of time before she either resigns or is forced...

'Marked Man' Attorney General Jeff Sessions Abruptly Cancels Public Testimony

Sessions said in a letter Saturday that he would appear before the committee to address matters Comey raised last week in testimony to the same panel. "Our judgment, as I recall, was that he was very close [to the campaign] and inevitably goin...

Theresa May remains under pressure ahead of DUP talks

The 1998 agreement makes clear that the British government must show "rigorous impartiality" towards the interests of unionists and nationalists in Northern Ireland - a stipulation that some fear could be threatened by the DUP propping up a Conservat...

Kiren Rijiju says Naga militant outfit in disarray after leader's death

Shangyung Khaplang controlled the insurgency over a vast tract territory also known as mud and bamboo thatched hut in Taga. Mr. Konyak was elected vice-chairman of the outfit in 2011 and Mr. Khalpang was born in April, 1940, in Waktham village in...

Trump commits to NATO mutual defense after hesitating

The remarks were a defiant response from Trump, who had remained uncharacteristically silent on social media during Comey's blockbuster day of testimony Thursday, as the former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief laid out an account that strongly s...

DNI head claims Trump asked him to intervene in FBI's Russian Federation probe

Two of the nation's top intelligence officials said in a hearing Wednesday they would not discuss specifics of private conversations with President Trump , declining to say whether they had been asked to push back against an Federal Bureau of In...

The one word answer to why Trump canceled the Paris accord: Russian Federation

Haley's comments are the closest acknowledgement by an administration official since Trump took office that the President - who has called climate change a " hoax " on multiple occasions - believes global warming is occurring and humanity has a rol...

British Police Name Third Attacker From Saturday's Rampage In London

London police said Zaghba, 22, was an Italian national of Moroccan descent who had been living in the east of the capital. This is a developing story. All three were shot dead by police officers on Saturday within minutes of them mowing down ped...

Conservatives plan to 'block independence referendum for five years'

The SNP now hold 56 seats in the Scottish Parliament, where the constitution and the fight for independence are at the heart of the battle. Conservative MSP Adam Tonkins said: "This is a bombshell revelation which holes Scottish Labour's entire cam...

Trump lashes out at London's mayor, again

London mayor Sadiq Khan has called on the Government to cancel the planned state visit by Donald Trump after the U.S. president continued to criticise his response to the London Bridge terror attack. Why would you want to stop them coming?" "T...

New Zealand fined for slow over-rate in England defeat

However, the opportunity to dump the Aussies will be irresistible for England captain Eoin Morgan's men. "We're staying true to what we believe in and what we've achieved over the last couple of years". On a short-boundary pitch, England opted ...

Was Trump the First U.S. President to Visit the Western Wall?

US President Donald Trump (L) speaks during a joint statment with Israel's President Reuven Rivlin at the President's House on May 22, 2017 in Jerusalem , Israel. Trump landed in Tel Aviv earlier today where he was received a warm welcome from N...

Virginia joins other states in Paris climate goal alliance

It's a parallel effort to one announced last week by former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg called America's Pledge, which on Monday submitted a statement to the United Nations saying that more than 1,000 governors, mayors, businesses and others wil...

Fans nervous before Manchester benefit concert, but want to show solidarity

The concert comes almost two weeks after the terror attack at Grande's concert that claimed the lives of 23 people, and one day after a terror attack in central London took the lives of seven people. She then performed a duet with U.S. band The Blac...

Army Convoy Attacked, 2 Soldiers Killed

The attack on the army's convoy comes after ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control (LoC) in two sectors of Poonch district - Poonch and Krishna Ghati - a defence spokesperson said. Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti paid rich t...

US, Turkey spar over Erdogan visit violence, Kurdish support

Sen. John McCain said the United States should toss the Turkish ambassador "the hell out" after a demonstration outside the envoy's home in Washington turned violent and several protesters were beaten bloody . The Turkish embassy claimed the group...

As US retreats, European Union and China seek climate leadership at summit

The EU and China in Brussels are to call on all parties to uphold the Paris agreement because climate change is a "national security issue and multiplying factor of social and political fragility, and constitutes a root cause for instability", accord...

WaPost: Russians Might Get US Diplomatic Compounds Back

Former President Barack Obama slapped these punishments on Russian Federation in December specifically because Moscow was meddling in the United States election in order to help Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton. Petersburg. Another facility, ...

White House to stop taking questions related to Russian Federation probe

A president "doesn't carry with him a secure phone", Chollet said. This endless sequence of non-answers raised another question, one that has been hanging over Spicer and the administration for weeks now: What is the point of having press briefin...

House panel issues subpoenas for Flynn, others

Chairman Devin Nunes issued subpoenas to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the CIA, and the National Security Agency for information about how the names of Trump campaign officials were "unmasked" in classified intelligence reports from th...

Trump blasts Russian Federation probe, urges testimony from former adviser

Fox News reported Tuesday that Democrats on the House committee moved to block the meeting with Page. In two successive tweets , Trump claimed , without evidence, that Democrats are seeking to block Page from testifying (to what body, he does...

Top Trump aide exits as wider White House overhaul expected

In a statement, White House chief of staff Reince Priebus thanked Dubke for his service. Kelly Conway, White House counselor, has told The Associated Press that Dubke handed in his resignation before President Donald Trump left for his global t...

Democrats aim to keep focus on Trump's meeting with Russians

Dubke previously was a Republican strategist who founded Crossroads Media and had long ties to party establishment figures, including strategist Karl Rove. More attorneys with deep experience in Washington investigations are expected to be added in...

Trump's communications director set to leave White House - Trump adviser

Returning to Washington, Mr Trump has been faced with new allegations that his campaign may have colluded with Moscow before the election, as his son-in-law and close adviser Jared Kushner's Russian Federation contacts came under scrutiny.

Ederson Moraes: Manchester City close to signing Brazilian goalkeeper from Benfica

Brazilian goalkeeper Ederson admits he has "probably" played his last match for Benfica amid reports linking him with a move to Manchester City . If he is to depart, then Ederson will leave Benfica as a double victor. City manager Pep Gua...

Trump succeeding where Obama failed on Middle East

For some Israeli officials and Mideast experts , Trump's visit brought hope of making historic gains towards an Israeli-Palestinian peace accord in the context of a broader regional framework. Kailash Nagdev, managing director for YouGov i...

US plans first test of ICBM intercept, with NKorea on mind

The Pentagon plan is to closely simulate a North Korean intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) aimed at the U.S. homeland, with the test scheduled for next Tuesday. Earlier this month, Air Force Global Strike Command test launched an unarmed Min...

G7 leaders gather for 'robust' talks in Sicily

President Uhuru Kenyatta met his United States counterpart Donald Trump on Friday, May 26, in Italy ahead of the G7 Summit to be held in Taormina . Russian Federation was first invited as a guest observer in 1997 as a way to encourage then-Presi...

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Interpol president reported missing during trip to China

FILE - In this July 4, 2017 file photo, Interpol President, Meng Hongwei, delivers his opening address at the Interpol World congress in Singapore. After being elected as the h...

John Paul Stevens says Kavanaugh shouldn't be on Supreme Court

When asked his opinion on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh , whom Stevens had once lauded, he said his views have changed after watching Kavanaugh's hearing. Although a lifelong ...

Melania Trump Shows of Dance Moves in Kenya

The first lady laughed after one elephant in the group of 18 made a sudden move and she momentarily lost her footing. After petting one baby elephant, Trump was nudged by the el...

Pompeo to meet Kim Jong Un in fresh visit

In the September 19 written statement, Pompeo had announced talks with North Korean officials involving him and newly appointed USA envoy Stephen Biegun. After a summit between...

'Unsafe and Unprofessional': Chinese warship sails within 45 yards of Navy destroyer

It is now routine for British , Japanese , Australian , and US ships to sail the area, disregarding incessant warnings and orders from Chinese military officials who call w...

Melania Trump recycles $595 Veronica Beard jacket in Ghana

The Cape Coast castle , now a monument, has attracted world dignitaries including Trump's predecessor, America's first black president Barack Obama , his wife, Michelle, and thei...

Trump mocks woman who accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault

The president's comments were similar to those of his son, Donald Trump Jr., who told the Daily Mail he was more concerned about how his sons will be affected by the #MeToo mo...

USA ends diplomatic visas for United Nations same-sex partners

In a statement published on its website on October 1, the State Department has warned: "Effective immediately, USA embassies and consulates will adjudicate visa applications tha...

White House tells Federal Bureau of Investigation it can talk to anyone about Kavanaugh

The president faced accusations of sexual misconduct from several women before he was elected. While Democrats have said they hope to keep delaying Kavanaugh's nomination unt...

Republicans’ prosecutor for Kavanaugh hearing says she wouldn’t lay criminal charges

Trump didn't discuss whether he might release the written scope of work. And some of our colleagues said that, 'We'll be back here one week from now. "W$3 hy not agree to a one-wee...

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Paws for peace - North Korea's Kim sends two dogs across DMZ

Paws for peace - North Korea's Kim sends two dogs across DMZ

Ri's comments at the UN General Assembly were toned down from a year ago , when North Korea and the United States exchanged sharp words that had the world anxious the two sides co...

White House denies ‘micromanaging’ Kavanaugh probe

White House denies ‘micromanaging’ Kavanaugh probe

Senate Republican leaders agreed Friday to delay a final vote on Kavanaugh to allow time for an investigation by the FBI at the request of Arizona Sen. Don McGahn is the current ...

Flights, Trains Canceled as Typhoon Hits Japan

Flights, Trains Canceled as Typhoon Hits Japan

A woman in her 60s was missing in Miyazaki prefecture, southern Japan , after she was washed away in a paddy irrigation channel, according to NHK. About 320 domestic and global ...

SC lifts ban on women entering Sabarimala

SC lifts ban on women entering Sabarimala

However, he plans on having a discussion regarding the matter with the government as well as the temple's board. Padmakumar said that women devotees will have to cope with the fa...

Judiciary Democrats Demand Kavanaugh Hearing Be Postponed Over Allegations

Judiciary Democrats Demand Kavanaugh Hearing Be Postponed Over Allegations

Add Supreme Court as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Supreme Court news, video , and analysis from ABC News . But at least a hint of doubt has crept in. "They cou...