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Detroit Green Card-Holder Dies After Stopped in Trump Travel Ban

Hager originally told Fox2 he was flying back to the U.S. with his sick mother when she was denied boarding a flight to the U.S. Hager's mother had lived in the...


DE prison on lockdown after reported hostage situation inside facility

A prison officer has been killed and one other taken to hospital in a hostage situation at a men's prison in the U.S. state of Delaware. Officials are now inv...


Syria opposition members meet in Turkey ahead of Geneva

The Syrian regime also announced its forces were advancing on the Daesh-held town, and were close to the two villages taken by opposition groups fighting under ...


No place for Shivpal Yadav loyalists in SP, says Akhilesh Yadav

He claimed 24 incidents of rape, 21 of attempt to rape and 13 murders takes place in the state every day. Rahul also said, "Akhilesh has worked a lot for chan...


Colorado's Gardner calls for stronger sanctions against Russian Federation

Security Council were striking because, as a candidate, President Trump had suggested he would be willing to ease sanctions on Russian Federation. "However, the...


Students give back at food bank for Catholic Schools Week

The St. Louis Knights of Columbus hosted the event on Sunday, Jan. 29, to kick-off Catholic Schools Week, which runs from Jan. 29 through February 4. Instead ...


Donald Trump 'reviewing Cuba policy', says White House

Spicer went on about how " unbelievably disappointed " Donald Trump had been over the deal agreed with Canberra by the previous U.S. administration, leaving the...


United Nations agencies decry suspension of refugee program by US

The move also suspended arrivals by all refugees for 120 days and stopped the resettlement of Syrian refugees indefinitely, even though those who were expected ...


Russian hacking aims to destabilise West, Sir Michael Fallon says

He also alluded to recent attacks on Bulgaria, Ukraine and the Democratic Party's servers, citing "the use of cyber weaponry to disrupt critical infrastructure ...


Angelina Jolie Blasts Trump's Refugee Ban

Jolie, 41, has received an honorary Oscar for her humanitarian work. "Americans have shed blood to defend the idea that human rights transcend culture, geogra...


Texas Border Agents Fired Up Over Trump's Wall

Donald Trump has said a "big day" is planned on national security, including an announcement to build a wall on the border between the United States and Mexic...


European Union leaders to attend summit in Malta

However, the newspaper adds, it is "not certain that raising Mr Trump will be a diplomatic triumph for Mrs May when the President has suggested he would like ...


United States stands '100%, shoulder-to-shoulder' with Japan: Pentagon chief Mattis

The secretary also emphasized that any attack on the United States or its allies will be defeated, and that any use of nuclear weapons would be met with a respo...


European Parliament backs visa-free travel for Georgia

According to the new legislation, adopted by Euro MPs on Thursday, Georgian citizens will be able to enter the Schengen area without a visa for a brief period o...


PAC: Government must 'raise its game' on cyber security

But the government has been slow to react. The report goes on to note how as of April past year, there were at least 12 separate teams or organisations in t...


EC issues notice to Parrikar for 'bribery comments'

Parrikar said that he is satisfied with the response the party received from all the sections of the society, especially, the youth and women during the extensi...


Al-Qaeda recaptures area of Yemen's SW Abyan province

Her father, a U.S. citizen, was killed in a 2011 drone strike under the Obama administration. According to Spicer, the first plans for the operation were file...


South Korea president's office to block search of residence

On Thursday, a spokesman for the prosecution team, Lee Kyu-chul, had told reporters that his team planned to search the offices of the presidential secretaries ...


Ship collision spills 2 tonnes of oil in TN; turtles, fish die

On the other hand, the efficacy of chemical dispersants to degrade oil at sea remains controversial. The Coast Guard official said the actual oil leak was ten...


Vancouver housing market gets off to a slow start in 2017

That was an 11.8 per increase compared to a year ago with annual rates of sales growth higher for condominium apartments than for low-rise homes. "While we sa...


Turkey military in 'cowboy tactics' against Greece

The ante has been raised in recent days after a supreme court decision in Greece not to extradite Turkish military personnel accused by Ankara of collaborating ...


San Francisco sues Trump over his order pulling funds from sanctuary cities

Herrera cites the Tenth Amendment as grounds for the suit . "President Trump does not appear to understand the Constitution and the limits it imposes on ex...


Former Norwegian PM stopped at U.S. airport - thanks to Obama

Mr Kjell Magne Bondevik served as prime minister of Norway from 1997-2000 and 2001-05. He was made to wait for around 40 minutes, and was then bombarded with qu...


London tube strikes called off

TfL has updated the London Underground (LU) map, greying out all the stations that will not be in use as industrial action goes on between Sunday, February 5 an...


Trump pledges to 'totally destroy' ban on churches engaging in political activity

Some conservatives and religious organizations, among them evangelical Protestants which have been at the forefront in pushing for the amendment's repeal, argu...


Dan Jarvis: Labour 'needs collective view' on Brexit

Shadow Treasury Chief Secretary Rebecca Long-Bailey said that the party would "take an empathetic approach" to dealing with those who failed to back the Governm...


Isolated snow showers, cloudy skies expected through Thursday

The National Weather Service has advice for Portland-area commuters this morning: Stay off the roads if you can. Temps will climb into the upper 40s by Friday ...


Iranian girl's surgery in USA cancelled due to Trump travel ban

The Washington Times said that the family of the baby need to bring her to Portland, Oregon so she can have a critical heart surgery. "The pain and damage of...


Clip of Trump's granddaughter singing spreads on Chinese web

A 35-year-old bank worker who gave only her surname, Yu, said Chinese needed to shrug off any perceived slight and doubted whether the lack of a greeting would ...


Budget 2017 lacks roadmap for countrys future, claims Mamata Banerjee

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has used a special acronym for this year's budget - FUTURE, which stands for farmers, underprivileged, transparency, urban rejuvena...


China's second aircraft carrier 'takes shape'

China's upcoming aircraft carrier is reportedly likely to be based near the hotly contested South China Sea which has been the source of tensions between Beijin...


Trump Fires Acting Attorney General Who Wouldn't Defend Travel Ban

In an interview with The Washington Post , Dana Boente said he will agree to enforce the immigration order. Trump did not call Yates to dismiss her, she was ...


Watch Adam Lambert and James Corden battle to be Queen's frontman

Granted he's not the singer that Adam Lambert is but you have to admit that Corden can hold his own. Queen + Adam Lambert , will begin hitting the road sta...


U.S. fully committed to Japan, says defence secretary James Mattis

US officials said his choice of destination was meant to reaffirm ties with the two Asian allies after Trump appeared to question the cost of such alliances dur...


Mine Closure in Philippines to Affect More Than One Million People

Duterte, who past year said the Philippines could survive without a mining industry, on Thursday threw his support behind Lopez's latest action. Manila is als...