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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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S.Korea to announce joint military drill plan with United States before April

The simple Sino-Russian proposal, firmly rejected by Washington, seeks a simultaneous suspension of both nuclear tests by Pyongyang and the large-scale military exercises by Wa...

McConnell: Trump Should Back Romney for Senate

Those close to Romney say as senator he is less interested in direct combat with President Donald Trump than he once was and more interested in promoting Utah - though the ma...

Political experts rate Donald Trump worst president in United States history

He has a ways to go to catch Abe Lincoln, however, who finished at No. 1. In the ranking of the most successful American leaders, U.S. President Donald trump took the last plac...

Israeli Army Fires at Gaza Target After Device Explodes Near Border

These specific military targets belonging to the Hamas organization were attacked, Xinhua quoted a statement issued by the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF). Saturday's incident comes...

Auburn vs SC basketball

Auburn sophomore forward Anfernee McLemore will miss the rest of the season after suffering a serious injury to his left leg during Saturday's loss against SC . Freshman forward...

'Oxfam's next actions will be critical' says MP

Oxfam has said it will set up a commission to investigate past and present allegations of exploitation by staff. More than 1,000 direct debits to the charity were cancelled ove...

Ramaphosa to outline anti-corruption plans in SONA

FILE: Ramaphosa is congratulated by members of opposition parties. Ramaphosa thanked South Africans for their "patience and forbearance" in allowing the governing African Nat...

Mitt Romney Announces Utah Senate Run

Romney is the former governor of MA and was the Republican candidate for the 2012 presidential election. Orrin Hatch considered retirement, speculation grew that Romney - who re...

Korea fall to Sweden amid more unity displays

He said he was confident the sides would eventually get to the negotiating table, but if Kim wanted to talk "he's got to tell me he wants to talk". His administration's 2019 bu...

USA urges help for Iraq, extends $3 billion credit line

Non-governmental organisations on Monday pledged $330mn but the main commitments are expected to be made by about 70 countries on the final day of the conference today. Araji said ...

Special Reports

NY bomber sentenced to life in prison

NY bomber sentenced to life in prison

In addition to the bombs in Manhattan, Rahimi was accused of planting a bomb on the route of a charity running race in New Jersey, which exploded without injuring anyone, and shoot...

NEC will finalise Zuma transition on Monday- Ramaphosa

NEC will finalise Zuma transition on Monday- Ramaphosa

On Sunday, the ANC marked the commemoration of Mandela from prison in Cape Town. It said the leaders, who have participated in discussions on Zuma's exit, dropped out because of ...

Internet Pioneer John Perry Barlow Dead at 70

Internet Pioneer John Perry Barlow Dead at 70

The Grateful Dead's Bob Weir has paid tribute to Barlow on Twitter, writing: "This life is fleeting, as we all know - the Muse we serve is not". "With a broken heart I have to...

Colts Owner Jim Irsay Will Pay for Funeral of Edwin Jackson

Colts Owner Jim Irsay Will Pay for Funeral of Edwin Jackson

Jackson and the driver of his ride-share auto Jeffrey Monroe were killed Sunday morning after a black Ford F-150 pickup driven by a 37-year-old undocumented immigrant man struck...

US Senate leaders reach $300 billion federal spending deal

Under Congress' arcane ways, a broad-brush agreement to increase legally binding spending "caps" - which would otherwise keep the budgets for the military and domestic agencies ess...