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Trump seeks $33b for wall, suggests Dreamer citizenship path

But even as Trump's actions threatened almost 700,000 young immigrants with deportation when the program expires March 5, he has urged Congress to find a permanent solution that could allow them to live and work in the country legally. While a forese...

Doomsday Clock now 2 minutes to midnight, closest since Cold War

It is now sitting at two minutes to midnight , scientists from the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientist announced this afternoon. For the first time, the Doomsday Clock was influenced by statements from an incoming U.S. 'To call the nuclear situat...

VP Pence calls report on President Trump's alleged affair 'baseless'

He is set to attend the conference later this week. These complaints focused on the Wall Street Journal's report earlier this month that Trump's longtime personal attorney, Michael Cohen , had negotiated a secret $130,000 payment to Stormy Dani...

Russian Federation probe :Trump ready to speak to special counsel Mueller under oath

Mueller brought up the issue of interviewing Trump during a late December meeting with the USA president's lawyers, John Dowd and Jay Sekulow . Mueller's investigation into possible collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign durin...

MP Jay Panda suspended from BJD

The four-time MP angered party supremo Naveen and other party leaders over his continuous appreciation to opposition parties particularly BJP and criticized BJD government every now and then. Apprehending serious conflict of interest, which would hav...

Why 'Lady Bird' Director Greta Gerwig's Oscar Nom Is Important

The 90th Academy Awards will air on March 4 at 8 p.m. on ABC. Gerwig will compete with several heavyweights for this year's best director prize; including Christopher Nolan , Jordan Peele , Paul Thomas Anderson and Guillermo del Toro .

Egypt election: Retired general and candidate Sami Anan arrested

The Egyptian army has accused Anan of announcing his intention to run in the election "without getting the approval of the armed forces or following the required procedures to end his service in the military". A billboard supporting Egyptian Presid...

LeBron congratulates himself as NBA points milestone looms

James hit a 20-foot jumper with one second left in the first quarter to score his 30,000th point. With 29,993 points to date, James has every reason to be confident that he'll reach the milestone, having scored at least seven points in every regula...

India condemns terror attack on Kabul hotel

Eleven were employees of Kam Air, a private Afghan airline. Two Venezuelans and six Ukrainians are reported to be among the victims. "They were sitting in the corner of the hotel and they immediately started spraying bullets", Hasibullah said.

Facebook to Let Users Rank Credibility of News

Facebook recently announced that they will make changes to its news feed so that media content will no longer be as widespread as always. The group said that they would ask the social network community to discern which news outlets are reliable, ...

Overseas Troops Cannot Watch NFL Playoffs During Government Shutdown

It showed the AFN logo with the words: "Due to the government shutdown , AFN services are not available". The NFL will give troops free access to Sunday's conference title games at USO facilities. As any National Football League fan can imagine,...

China says US warship violated sovereignty close to Scarborough

The US vessel "violated China's sovereignty and security interests ", and put the safety of nearby Chinese vessels "under grave threat ", foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang said . China seized Scarborough Shoal in 2012 after a brief stand-off with...

No Conn. sites on Amazon list of finalists for 2nd headquarters

Indiana House Speaker Brian Bosma said Thursday that something like Wisconsin's $3 billion incentives package a year ago for a Foxconn electronics plant would go too far. The D.C. metro area is one step closer to potentially being home to Amazon's se...

Trump to meet with British prime minister next week in Swiss Alps

But Downing Street has now said a slot for talks has been arranged. While Trump had agreed to an audience with French President Emmanuel Macron at the summit, despite efforts from Whitehall to "engineer an encounter" between Donald Trump and The...

North Korea cancels South Korea visit by advance team for art troupe

The PDRK will send a group of cheerleaders and another one to perform a demonstration of taekwondo of 230 and 30 members, respectively, according to a joint communique. The latest deal, announced by South Korea's Unification Ministry, will allow the ...

Supreme Court to hear Trump travel ban case

The Supreme Court has never ruled on whether any of the three versions of the travel ban is legal. A decision could take more than a year if the court takes up the case but declines to speed up resolution of it issuing a ruling in its current term....

Over 210000 petition Seoul to leave cryptocurrency market alone

Prices of bitcoin, ripple and ethereum plunged earlier this week, with bitcoin dropping under $10,000 yesterday . It's a one-two gut punch that underscores just how volatile this insane cryptocurrency market is. Even with the massive fall the ...

US Navy commanders face negligent homicide charges in fatal ship collisions

The USS Fitzgerald collided with the merchant vessel MV ACX Crystal on June 17, 2017, off the coast of Japan. The actions, including charges against several lower-ranking officers, were announced Tuesday by the Navy's chief spokesman, Capt....

Koreas to carry single united flag at Olympics

The president of the General Assembly, Miroslav Lajcak of Slovakia, said on Twitter: "Heartened by reports that Koreans from DPRK & RoK will march together in @ Olympics opening ceremony". While Murray acknowledged having the two countries come to...

Erdogan: NATO Must Take Stance against US

The top US diplomat said he had a brief meeting Tuesday with his Turkish counterpart on the sidelines of a meeting of American allies in Canada on North Korea policy. The Turkish military has set up observation posts and other positions in Idlib ju...

Kosovo Serb politician killed in drive-by shooting

He was shot five times in the chest, Efe news agency reported, quoting Serbian state TV. Kosovo police said they had found a burned opel vehicle in norther Mitrovica after the shooting and they suspected the auto could be linked to shooting.

Cuomo unveils state budget proposal

When a $4 billion deficit is looming, the first thing to do is reduce spending, not increase taxation. Meanwhile, relatives of New Yorkers who suffered through terminal illnesses returned to Albany last week to urge passage of a law authorizing peo...

President Trump's former top adviser set to appear before House Intelligence Committee

The subpoena also indicates that Bannon is not a target of the special counsel because Justice Department rules allow prosecutors to subpoena targets only in rare circumstances. But it was not clear why Mueller treated Bannon differently than the d...

Korea orchestra to perform in S. Korea during Winter Games

The North has said its delegation to the February 9-25 Games in Pyeongchang would include an art troupe along with officials, athletes, cheerleaders, journalists and a taekwondo demonstration team. If they come to South Korea, they could perform in...

Trump disputes newspaper quote attributed to him on North Korea

Since the start of 2018, Trump and the press have continued their war of words, which was only increased after an interview with the Wall Street Journal who reported that the president claimed that he was in a good relationship with#Kim Jong-un, ...

Egyptian fire kills Palestinian at sea: Gaza Health Ministry

Commenting on the demolition of the tunnel, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said that "some people say that when the IDF attacks Gaza they are hitting sand dunes, but that is incorrect". The military sees the tunnel as "a severe breach of Israel's ...

Hawaii residents run for shelter after false emergency missile alert sparks panic

We made a mistake. In November, Hawaii said it would resume monthly statewide testing of Cold War-era nuclear attack warning sirens for the first time in at least a quarter of a century, in preparation for a possible missile strike from North ...

South Korea to unveil decision over 'comfort women' deal with Japan

South Korea's President Moon Jae-in had pledged to renegotiate the terms of the deal with Japan, which firmly said the agreement can not be amended. "Soul-searching on whether a universal human (rights) issue and a historical issue like the comfort...

Quinnipiac Poll: Trump is intelligent but not level headed

President Donald Trump acknowledges applause after speaking at the American Farm Bureau Federation annual convention Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. Fifty-three percent say he is intelligent, while 44 percent say he is not. " President ...

Flight Takes Off In 2018. Lands In 2017

Flight number HA446 of Hawaiian Airlines was originally scheduled to depart on December 31, 2017, but following a delay the flight took-off on January 1, 2018 . The post has since been shared over 14,000 times. But because of the minor delay, the pa...

Tour India with 'increased caution', says new U.S. travel advisory

There is some risk in any global travel. This level advises travelers to "be aware of heightened risks to safety and security", in addition to more specific advice for each country provided by the State Department . A State Department official tol...

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange granted citizenship by Ecuador

Mr Assange faces arrest for breaking his bail conditions if he leaves Ecuador's London embassy , where he has resided since 2012, claiming asylum. News of his naturalization comes a day after he it was revealed he had been given an Ecuadorian pa...

Rep. Darrell Issa will not seek re-election

Issa is a longtime nemesis of the Democrats and then-President Barack Obama. Issa has been known for introducing and pushing Congressional legislation that specifically targets Indian IT companies, especially those that use H-1B visas. Royce is a...

Shallow quake hits Caribbean Sea, felt along Quintana Roo

Officials in Honduras said tremors were felt in the majority of the country, from the capital of Tegucigalpa in the east to as far north as the Mexican state of Quintana Roo. There have been no immediate reports of damage or injuries, however, this i...

Winter storm watch issued for OH from Friday afternoon through Saturday morning

A year ago more than 61 inches of snow fell on Spokane in the winter. ADDITIONAL DETAILS.Winds gusting as high as 45 miles per hour could cause whiteout conditions in blowing snow. "We still anticipate a Northwest Alabama into Middle Tennessee ev...

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Iraq says USA downsizes troops in Iraq after IS defeat

In public statements, USA officials have suggested that while the Iraqi-led coalition has taken back lands in Syria and Iraq, the threat remains real. According to a coalition p...

Adam Schiff 'must be stopped' as Democrats push to release dueling memo

According to the memo, a number of then top USA law enforcement leaders abused their power by inappropriately obtaining a surveillance warrant on Carter Page, a foreign policy adv...

NK's ceremonial leader to lead high-level delegation to S. Korea

The two Koreas' athletes will march under one flag at the opening ceremony. On Friday, Yun told reporters that the United States wants to open dialogue with the North for it...

U.S. says Syria may be developing new types of chemical weapons

On Friday, US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis told reporters his government was concerned sarin gas may have been recently used in Syria. Administration officials said Trump has not...

Court sentences London mosque attacker to 43-years in prison

Judge Bobbie Cheema-Grubb said Osborne's mind had been "poisoned" by far-right ideas as she sentenced the 48-year-old to life with no chance of parole for 43 years. A handwritten...

Trump Implores Senate To Vote On Hardline Immigration Bill

President Donald Trump is calling on Senate Republicans to bring his immigration framework to a vote. Some Republicans have indicated they want a full-year of defense spending...

Safadi briefs Arab counterparts on efforts to address US Jerusalem move

The US decision adds to Palestinian anger at Washington following its decision in December to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital despite the final status of the city being o...

Shopian killing: Army files its version

The police has already registered a murder case against the Army unit while government has ordered a Magisterial probe into the firing incident. They said Rayees Ahmad Ganie, w...

U.S. sanctions Hamas chief; lists him on terror list

The U.S. State Department said in a press release it has designated Haniyeh, as well as the jihadist groups Harakat al-Sabireen, Liwa al Thawra and Harakat Sawa'd Misr (HASM) a...

Tariq Ramadan: French police question Muslim scholar over rape claims

Le Monde and Le Parisien newspapers reported past year that two women recently filed complaints in France against Ramadan for an alleged rape in 2009 and an assault in 2012. I had...

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Services exports grew at 16.2% during Apr-Sept: Economic Survey

Services exports grew at 16.2% during Apr-Sept: Economic Survey

Edited excerpts: What should be the action points for the government in the coming fiscal year? The Economic Survey 2017-18, released Monday, has indicated demonetisation in ...

Kenya switches off TV stations amid opposition swearing-in fete

Kenya switches off TV stations amid opposition swearing-in fete

The party said the swearing-in is based on the annulled results of the August 8 presidential election, which they believe they won, but claim it was rigged to favour President Uhur...

North Korea Could Nuke The US In A Few Months: CIA Chief

North Korea Could Nuke The US In A Few Months: CIA Chief

That's according to a congressional source who requested anonymity because the invitation hadn't been announced. President TrumpDonald John TrumpCynthia Nixon calls for Americans...

SpaceX Confirms Date for First Falcon Heavy Launch

SpaceX Confirms Date for First Falcon Heavy Launch

EST with a three-hour launch window. Falcon Heavy will carry a used Tesla-built Roadster sports auto as a payload and attempt to bring the vehicle into heliocentric orbit ...

Seine Reaches Peak in Paris

Seine Reaches Peak in Paris

While forecasters believe it will continue to rise, peaking on Sunday night or Monday, it is not expected to reach the 2016 high of 6.1m, AFP news agency reports. A statue of a Fre...