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May 15 2017

Trump mulling over Jerusalem embassy move: Tillerson

Trump says he wants to broker an Israeli-Palestinian deal. Such a move is diplomatically sensitive because both Israel and Palestine recognize Jerusalem as their rightf...

May 15 2017

Sheriff: Gunman kills police chief, 2 nursing home workers

Hartless killed three people in and around a nursing home in Kirkersville , Ohio ― including two workers at the nursing home and the town's police chief ― before turni...

May 15 2017

UK's opposition Labour leader Corbyn says he is not a pacifist

The UK has been participating in airstrikes against ISIS targets in Syria since 2015. Mr Corbyn will use his speech to a leading worldwide affairs think tank to try to ...

May 15 2017

Trump Doubles Down on Suggestion to Cancel Press Briefings

WikiLeaks - the organization that infamously released emails associated with the Clinton campaign previous year - has offered a $100,000 reward for tapes of conversations...

May 14 2017

Russia: Syria deal bans US-led coalition aircraft

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which has activists on the ground across the country, said the government's helicopter gunships dropped at least ...

May 14 2017

Trump preparing certified letter attesting to no Russia ties

White House spokesman Sean Spicer says Trump has asked a Washington law firm to send a certified letter to Graham stating that he has no connections to Russian Federation...

May 14 2017

Bus tips over in Turkey, killing at least 23 people

Another 11 were injured when the driver lost control of the minibus and ploughed through a crash barrier. The deputy governor of Mugla province, Kamil Koten, told Turke...

May 14 2017

Syria: Agreement on 'de-escalation zones' could lift UN-facilitated political talks

Tillerson and Lavrov's meeting in Alaska comes 150 years after Washington purchased the U.S. state from Moscow. Political scientist Armen Petrosyan outlined three major...

May 14 2017

Pope leads thousands in prayer at Portugal shrine

Under her mantle, we are not lost, he said, and "from her embrace will come the hope and the peace" that we require. "It is faith. In everything, it is about faith and it...

May 14 2017

White House: Trump and Putin Had 'Very Good' Conversation on Syria

In a conversation described by Moscow as "businesslike and constructive, the two leaders also discussed the Syria crisis and agreed to work together to find solutions". ...

May 14 2017

Trump says he could name Federal Bureau of Investigation head by next week

The Washington Post reports that Trump made his comments after the reasons he gave for firing FBI Director James Comey during an NBC interview on Thursday were directly...

May 14 2017

Liberals win tight poll in Canada's British Columbia, lose majority

Weaver was the first Green elected to B.C.'s legislature four years ago when he surprisingly defeated former Liberal cabinet minister Ida Chong in Oak Bay-Gordon Head. Th...

May 14 2017

Macron team to announce candidates for June parliamentary election

France's economic malaise, especially high unemployment, had undermined the popularity of outgoing Socialist President Francois Hollande to the point where he decided not...

May 14 2017

Trump's pick for Army secretary drops out

Mark Green, R-Clarksville, announced today he is withdrawing his nomination for Secretary of the Army and lashed out at what he charged have been "false" attacks about ...

May 14 2017

North Korea Accuses CIA, South Korea of 'Bio-Chemical' Assassination Plot

In a statement carried on state media, North Korea's Ministry of State Security said it will "ferret out and mercilessly destroy" the "terrorists" in the CIA and South ...

May 14 2017

Officials from Arctic nations meet amid drilling concerns

A Thursday meeting of the Arctic Council in Fairbanks, Alaska could've been decidedly chilly - investigations of Russian interference in the 2016 USA election, for instan...

May 14 2017

Palestinians hold local elections in West Bank but not Gaza

Palestinian prime minister Rami Hamdallah accused Hamas on Saturday of sole responsibility for blocking the election in Gaza where he said it maintains a rival governme...

May 14 2017

Korea's Moon to send delegation to China amid frayed ties

Katina Adams, a spokeswoman for the U.S. State Department, said Washington had worked closely with Seoul on North Korea and would continue to do so. Ambassador Choshen ...

May 14 2017

Higher US crude output should pressure oil prices

Questions remain about the effectiveness of OPEC-led cuts. State-owned Saudi Aramco will reduce oil supplies to Asian customers by about 7 million barrels in June, a so...

May 14 2017

Elizabeth May celebrates BC Greens' breakthrough

But Bennett had the last laugh, winning a majority and ruling for 20 years. Looking forward, Angolano said all three parties need to face how to cross that urban-rural ...