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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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Russian Federation blocks Kerch Strait amid confrontation with Ukraine

Noteworthy, the Russians enforced the blockade dispatching also Su-25 Frogfoot attack planes , which were spotted overflying the bridge area several times. State Department in Aug...

May defends draft Brexit deal

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said earlier this week that his government "cannot accept" Gibraltar's future being determined by negotiations at the European Union level. S...

US man wrote 'God sheltered me' before trip turned deadly

Life went by for thousands of years and the first contact with the tribe was made by Chinese and Arabian explorers around 1,000 years ago but the visitors, who described the nati...

James Comey Resists Closed-Door Congress Interview on FBI Actions

Got a subpoena from House Republicans . "But I will resist a "closed door" thing because I've seen enough of their selective leaking and distortion", he wrote in a Thanksgiving Da...

USA intel says prince ordered Khashoggi killing

Turkey has said the murder was carried out by a team of Saudis who travelled to Istanbul for that objective . Khashoggi was a Washington Post columnist living in Virginia who w...

White House restores CNN reporter's pass but unveils new rules for journalists

U.S. District Judge Timothy Kelly on Friday ruled that Acosta's credentials had to be restored, at least temporarily, because the White House failed to follow due process when ...

May appoints new Brexit secretary

He added: "I think that whatever deal, when we see various different organisations and groups talk about different ways of leaving the EU - Norway, Canada, all of these things - wh...

1 dead, dozens injured in French fuel taxes protests

At a blockade in the southeastern department of Savoie, a driver panicked when protesters surrounded her vehicle and she accelerated, hitting and killing a female demonstrator, Fr...

I answered Mueller questions ‘very easily’

He told reporters in the Oval Office Friday that he - and not his lawyers - wrote the answers and that it "didn't take very long to do them". Trump met with his private lawye...

Michelle Obama snuck out the White House to celebrate marriage equality

At first, Obama was skeptical - "So, you want me to just look at those cards and read what you've said?" she asked - but she quickly came around to the bit. "Because that's what ...

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Republican Kevin McCarthy to become next House minority leader

Republican Kevin McCarthy to become next House minority leader

Last week Jordan, a member of the Freedom Caucus, announced he would run against McCarthy for the position. In the wake of Democrat control, McCarthy is being praised for his...

The Johnny Bobbitt story was a scam from the start

The Johnny Bobbitt story was a scam from the start

Watch the video above for the latest in this developing story, or refresh for updates . The New Jersey couple who raised $400,000 through GoFundMe for a homeless man who, they s...

More lake effect snow coming this week

More lake effect snow coming this week

It will be chilly on Monday with highs only in the mid-to-upper-40s. Highs Tuesday are expected to climb to the low 30s Tuesday in the Kansas City area. Tuesday night , our...

For many California wildfire evacuees, there's nothing left to return to

For many California wildfire evacuees, there's nothing left to return to

Drought conditions have increasingly affected the state over the past decade, causing erratic fire behavior and making efforts to contain the flames much more hard . U.S. authorit...

Woolsey fire forces evacuation of Malibu

Woolsey fire forces evacuation of Malibu

The Butte County Sheriff's office said the victims had been burned to death in their cars and could not immediately be identified. No injuries were officially reported, but sh...