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Jan 22 2018

Deadly siege of Afghan capital hotel comes to end

Local security forces previous were trading fire with the gunmen on the third and fourth floors of the hotel, according to another ministry spokesperson. AFP reported tha...

Jan 22 2018

Thousands gather for second Baltimore Women's March

In the U.S. capital of Washington D.C., the Women's March returned Saturday as a sequel to last year's rally under the same name hitting all major U.S. "We will not s...

Jan 22 2018

Republican Congressman Removed From Ethics Committee After Report Of Sexual Harassment Settlement

Meehan is being removed from his position on the committee, and Ryan told Meehan that he should repay any taxpayer funds that were used to settle the case, Ryan's spokesm...

Jan 22 2018

More Americans are "disgusted" than "hopeful"

He is not just the most unpopular first-year commander-in-chief in modern American history but has apparently dragged his entire family's reputation down with him, the ...

Jan 22 2018

Republican Senator Graham says 'no' to stopgap funding bill

The senator said the meeting "didn't go well", and he also remarked that Trump receives poor immigration policy council from several of the people around him. "(This) a...

Jan 22 2018

'Fit For Duty': White House Physician Sees No Concerns About Trump's Health

The president - who is 71 and is six feet and three inches tall, weigh 239 pounds (108 kg) - is borderline obese on the BMI, and his cholesterol was high. Well, Dr. Ron...

Jan 22 2018

Aus Open 2018: Nadal weathers blast from pocket rocket Schwartzman

He endeared the crowd with the scampering around the court and his astonishingly powerful groundstrokes for one so small in stature. Australia's Nick Kyrgios won an e...

Jan 22 2018

The Arguments For and Against Another Grand Coalition in Germany

The poll showed that only 45 percent of Germans were in favor of another grand coalition, although 68 percent of conservatives were in favor, and 57 percent of SPD memb...

Jan 22 2018

The Newest: Turkey says troops enter Syrian Kurdish enclave

Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag ruled out the risk of a clash with American forces, saying they were not present in the Afrin region. Turkish state-run media...

Jan 22 2018

Trump declares 'I'm not a racist'

President Donald Trump on Monday once again charged that Democrats in Congress were trying to force a government shutdown later this week by refusing to negotiate an a...

Jan 22 2018

The Newest: Governor vows to reopen Statue of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty, temporarily closed by a U.S. government budget shutdown, will reopen on Monday to once again beckon other countries' "huddled masses" - as well as ...

Jan 22 2018

PM Narendra Modi takes Yoga to World Economic Forum meet in Davos

When asked about criticism whenever GDP growth slows, Modi said it is a good thing since the country's focus has shifted towards economy and growth. While May was the f...

Jan 22 2018

North Korea: Seeking better relations with the South?

Weapons buildup and the possibility North Korea could have enough fissile material to build multiple bombs is why the United States should approach Pyongyang carefully ...

Jan 22 2018

Tourists in Jamaica Warned Not to Leave Resorts Due to Violent Crime

The latest State Department travel advisory issued January 10 warns Americans to exercise "extreme caution" when traveling to Jamaica . Jamaica's prime minister An...

Jan 22 2018

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham: Let's end this "s-show" on immigration

Trump wasn't apologetic and denied he was racist, instead blaming the media for distorting his meaning, said the confidant, who wasn't authorized to disclose a private co...

Jan 22 2018

Terrorism no longer the military's top priority, Mattis says

Responding to the defence strategy, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, speaking through an interpreter at a news conference at the United Nations, said the USA was u...

Jan 22 2018

Government shutdown is costing deployed service members the NFL Playoffs

The Armed Forces Network had previously announced its programming would not be available due to the government shutdown . The Jacksonville Jaguars take on the New En...

Jan 22 2018

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern pregnant with first child

At 37, Ardern is New Zealand's youngest prime minister since 1856. "In fact, we have for a long time invited family members to the beginning of our political year", the...

Jan 22 2018

Trump's first year in office has been a can't-miss drama

Ronny Jackson , who examined Trump, 71. The White House doctor's assertion that President Trump is in " excellent health " has raised the eyebrows of many who r...

Jan 22 2018

Pittsburgh among finalists for Amazon's second headquarters

According to Mercer, a company the tracks and ranks quality of life in major cities around the world, Toronto also finished well ahead of the other US cities still aliv...