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May 19 2017

Here's how Trumpcare will hurt you if you have a pre-existing condition

I have serious concerns about the process by which this bill was passed and its impact of the bill on mental health . In the Senate, 30 Democrats are backing the mea...

May 19 2017

Mexico's president calls for more protection of journalists

The front pages of major newspapers and journalists demonstrating in the center of the capital carried pictures of Javier Valdez , 50, who was shot dead in broad dayligh...

May 19 2017

Civil rights lawyer poised to be Philadelphia DA

Larry Krasner has never worked as a prosecutor. The other candidates are Michael Untermeyer, who previously ran as a Republican; Municipal Court Judge Teresa Carr Deni, w...

May 19 2017

Senate Intelligence Committee requests Comey memos

In his role as chairman of the House Oversight Committee, Chaffetz on Tuesday requested "all memorandum, notes, summaries and recordings referring or relating to any comm...

May 18 2017

The mechanics of the Trump-Russia special counsel

Since Mr Sessions has recused himself from the Trump Russia investigation, Mr Rosenstein - who signed the letter appointing Mr Mueller as "acting attorney general" - is...

May 18 2017

Kuwait backs call to extend oil output cuts

Oil has surrendered about half its gains since their accord late a year ago. Opec countries and countries outside the cartel participating in the deal on reducing oil...

May 18 2017

Video of officer using stun gun on handcuffed man leaked

The video was mailed to KDFW-TV (Channel 4) and published on Tuesday, but it is not clear how the sender obtained it. The video of the incident in April last year has...

May 18 2017

Google poised to roll out arsenal of services, gadgets

Developers cheered when talk turned to Google-backed mobile operating system Android. But in countries like this, the high cost of mobile data is a major barrier to consu...

May 18 2017

Chinese president talks with South Korean president by phone

South Korea is highly appreciative of China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative, and expects it to bring prosperity to countries and regions along its routes, including Sou...

May 18 2017

Arctic Is Changing as U.S. Mulls Climate Policy, Tillerson Says

Tillerson's signing of the document surprised a source close to the State Department. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson signed an agreement calling for global a...

May 18 2017

Controversial new US ambassador arrives in Israel

As Friedman prepares to take up his post Tuesday as US ambassador to Israel on the eve of President Trump's visit to the region, residents of Beit El are hoping that he...

May 18 2017

Democrats maintain pressure on Trump over Comey firing

Trump also issued a tweet about White House press briefings, suggesting he might end the daily event that has been accused by some of providing misleading information. "H...

May 18 2017

Former French PM Manuel Valls pledges allegiance to Emmanuel Macron's movement

Valls, a man deeply associated with the unpopular President François Hollande, supported Macron rather than the Socialist Party candidate during the presidential election...

May 18 2017

Former AG Yates tells Senate she warned of Flynn vulnerability

The Trump administration allowed Flynn to stay in his post until the Washington Post broke the story that Flynn had discussed the sanctions with Kislyak. Trump blamed O...

May 18 2017

Trump knew Flynn was under investigation weeks before inauguration

The senators have also asked Comey to testify about his interactions with former President Barack Obama's administration about former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's...

May 18 2017

Banks to fight 'fast and loose' $6.2b tax

During this budget speech last night, Treasurer Scott Morrison said skilled migration has always played a significant role in driving Australia's economic growth. Austral...

May 18 2017

France's Macron to meet European Council chief Tusk on Wednesday: presidency

Then, a large crowd outside the chancellery welcomed Macron to Berlin, with some waving European Union flags. "Germany's interests are closely linked to France's interest...

May 18 2017

Trump team knew of Flynn inquiry before hiring him

Weeks after his firing, Flynn retroactively registered with the Justice Department. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR), during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on national ...

May 18 2017

Embattled White House lurches from crisis to crisis

The meeting between Trump and Comey took place at the Oval Office in February, according to a memo Comey wrote shortly after the meeting. Supporters of President Donald...

May 18 2017

Sheffield Wednesday and Huddersfield Town clash for place at Wembley

When is Sheffield Wednesday vs Huddersfield and where can I watch it? The Socceroo made the Championship Team of the Year and has been mentioned as a candidate for ...