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Jun 10 2017

Could executive privilege block Comey testimony?

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said Friday that "the president will make that decision", raising the prospect that the White House may try to invoke executive ...

Jun 10 2017

Baghdad Would Not Support Any Unilateral Kurdish Steps Aimed at Independence

Earlier this week, Iraqi Kurds announced they will hold a referendum on September 25 to decide whether to split with the rest of Iraq and form an independent region. Ir...

Jun 10 2017

Polls open in UK election after campaign marred by attacks

Analysts predicted more losses for the British currency if official results, which are set to be released gradually over the next few hours, confirm the poll's predicti...

Jun 10 2017

Malaysia Airlines plane diverted over disruptive passenger

The charges include recklessly endangering the safety of an aircraft, make threats or false statements and threatening to destroy, damage or endanger the safety of an a...

Jun 10 2017

Police dog fired for being too friendly gets new assignment

And he awarded Gavel the prestigious title of Vice-Regal Dog in February in recognition of the pooch's winning ways. Gavel's is now the "Vice-Regal Dog" who greets ...

Jun 10 2017

UP Board results 2017

Around 60 lakh students appeared for the UP Board exams. The UP Board class 10 and UP Board class 12 exams were conducted from March 16-April 1, 2017. Type UP10...

Jun 10 2017

UK exit poll says Conservatives to win largest number of seats

Labour could also try to form a coalition and propel their leader, Jeremy Corbyn , to the country's leadership, but as the numbers stand, Labour would struggle to garner...

Jun 10 2017

Northern Ireland's unionist kingmakers may help shape PM May's Brexit

Prime minister Theresa May hobbled across the finish line on Friday lunchtime, when she confirmed plans to "lead Britain forward at a critical time", emphasising the wo...

Jun 10 2017

Madrid bans 'manspreading' on public transport

The transit agency in Madrid chose to ban manspreading after feminist groups convinced the city's council that men invading the space of others with their spread legs w...

Jun 10 2017

NBA Prospect Jonathan Jeanne Diagnosed With Marfan Syndrome, Career In Jeopardy

Jonathan Jeanne is a 19-year-old French NBA prospect who's been thought to go as high as the 23rd pick in the first round of this month's draft. He completed medical, ...

Jun 10 2017

China's Xi tells India's Modi issues should be managed "appropriately"

We want connectivity to pave way for enhancing cooperation and confidence among the societies and young people. India, however, had announced in May that it will boycot...

Jun 10 2017

Election results 2017: Nick Clegg loses Sheffield Hallam seat

Critics say Corbyn, an advocate of nationalisation and other old-left policies, embodies an outdated vision the party left behind during the "New Labour" years of Prime M...

Jun 10 2017

Trump sides with French victor, at least now

Macron, who is described as a political centrist (Trump is more chaotic but definitely towards the right or even "alt right"), recently beat right-leaning candidate Mari...

Jun 10 2017

UK General Elections 2017 : Britain elects first female sikh , first turbaned MP

However, a controversy broke out when Dhesi was selected by the party because as per the party's policy, only women are selected for seats which were earlier held by wome...

Jun 10 2017

Jury to hear Bill Cosby's testimony about quaaludes and sex

Cosby, 79, of Cheltenham, is accused of drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand in January 2004 inside his Elkins Park home. He contends the sexual encounter...

Jun 10 2017

Delhi University ranked among top 10 universities in India

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem maintained its position as the most prestigious institution of higher learning in Israel and placed among the top 15 percent of univers...

Jun 10 2017

Democratic Unionists in Northern Ireland may be election key

On the plus side they want to abandon the bedroom tax and protect bus passes for older people. European Union states are getting impatient about the delays in the Brex...

Jun 10 2017

Cosby's lurid decade-old testimony is read to the jury

Andrea Constand arrives during Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa ., Wednesday, June 7, 2017. Meanwhile, former f...

Jun 10 2017

Newcastle pips Sunderland in race to be first seat to declare result

In Newcastle upon Tyne East, Labour's Nick Brown - who has held the seat since 1983 - galloped home with a majority of 19,261 and 28,127 votes. In Houghton and Sunderla...

Jun 10 2017

Theresa May to form Govt

But even if it joined together in a so-called progressive alliance with the Scottish National Party (SNP), Lib Dems, Green Party and Plaid Cymru, it would only reach 313 ...