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Trump, Merkel meeting postponed due to weather

Merkel had been scheduled to meet Trump on Tuesday. She said the trip would be rescheduled as soon as possible. "Putin tried that on her, Erdogan tried that a...


Two Miniature Ponies in Staten Island Sure Enjoyed the Snow Day

By the time a patrol auto responded, an off-duty officer on his way to work had used a tow strap to hitch the ponies to a lamppost. #NOW #ESU #Truck5 ass...


'Saturday Night Live' labels Ivanka Trump 'Complicit'

The announcer's script wonders why, when Ivanka Trump is so beloved by her father, she isn't asserting more progressive influence over him - at the very least, ...


Korean President To Be Questioned Over Corruption

The country's top court last week fired Park over a corruption scandal, stripping her of her presidential immunity from criminal prosecution. When she was pre...


Poland says Minnesota man was Nazi commander

A 98-year-old Minnesota man has been identified as a Nazi SS commander , and Polish authorities are seeking an arrest warrant for him. His family deny he was...


Industry calls for tariff-free trade deal with Ireland

A group of economists have become more optimistic about the prospects for the Irish economy, upgrading their growth forecast for 2017 even as Brexit nears. An I...


United Kingdom government respects decision by BoE's Hogg to resign: spokesman

Firstly, that the "oversight" concerning Ms Hogg's brother's senior job at Barclays - regulated by the Bank of England - lasted for four years without any of th...


May can trigger Article 50 after Lords victory

Once the bill clears both houses of Parliament and becomes law, May can trigger Article 50 , which opens the two-year window for divorce talks between the Un...


Gazprom makes concessions to settle European Union antitrust probe

The settlement announced by EU Competition Commissioner Magrethe Vestager on Monday includes greater contractual freedom for countries dealing with Gazprom ...


'Iron Fist' star Finn Jones blames Donald Trump for bad reviews

Is "Iron Fist" the victim of white privilege? Early reviews of the show are pretty much in sync with the complaint there is too much time spent in board meeti...


Former fell-running star who tried to murder athletics official faces sentencing

Jeska pleaded guilty to attempted murder in September, as well as charges of possession of two kitchen knives and assault occasioning actual bodily harm on Tim ...


Syrian opposition pulls out ahead of Astana peace talks

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Moscow thought the rebels' refusal to show up stemmed from a "misunderstanding", local news agencies reported. The p...


Hackers could hold phone and fitness tracker users to ransom

An increasing amount of internet-connected deivces around the home allow hackers far more powerto use "aggressive" and "confrontational" tactics, according to a...


UK Parliament passes Brexit bill

Without further opposition, it could pass the House of Lords that night. Both houses backed the " Brexit bill " and after securing symbolic approval from Qu...


Forced conversion a crime in Islam,says Pak PM in Holi message

The Prime Minister also wished happy Holi for the Hindu community. The Prime Minister said that it is responsibility of all the people of Pakistan to make it ...


Big Contingent of US Special Forces Joins Regular Drills

Kilby, referring to South Korea as the Republic of Korea, the wire service reported . Tensions have risen sharply after North Korea stepped up its nuclear-...


Clark aims to force donation disclosure

Clark says the panel could explore bans on corporate and union donations to political parties and she's open to caps on donation limits, but she draws the line ...


Wolf puts National Guard, travel limits in place for snow storm

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning from 8 p.m. Monday to 6 p.m. Tuesday from Philadelphia to the Poconos. Pennsylvania has lifted ...


S.Korean prosecutors plan to summon ousted president

Ms Park is accused of being personally involved in Ms Choi's pressuring of businesses to donate to the latter's private foundations, in return for political fav...


Caledonian Sky cruise ship wrecks one of Indonesia's best coral reefs

Raja Ampat in eastern Indonesia has always been a top attraction for travellers, home to islands surrounded by a kaleidoscope of coral and fish. "Was a 12 year ...


First victim of Coast Guard chopper crash named as Capt. Dara Fitzpatrick

They've also confirmed no distress call was recieved from Rescue 116 before they lost contact at around 1am. So sad to hear that Captain Dara Fitzpatrick ha...


Kelly family speaks out about BBC viral video

Kim also stated that she found it amusing watching it, despite the fact that during the initial interview she was flustered while trying to corral the childre...


President Trump allows Central Intelligence Agency to resume drone strikes

At the same time, reporting by the Washington Post's Greg Jaffe and Karen DeYoung late Monday revealed that the Trump administration is also considering a n...


With Lincoln's Momentum in China Accelerating, Ford Eyes Local Production

While Ford now plans to continue importing other vehicles, that will probably change in the years ahead. Lincoln sales surged nearly 180% percent in 2016, the...


Aid workers for Franklin Graham's Samaritan's Purse kidnapped in South Sudan

The government has said that the rebels are demanding a ransom of $1 million Dollars. "They have demanded that the organisation takes aid to them", he said. Isa...


Kremlin has no information on alleged Russian forces' deployment in Egypt

They added that Russian Federation also used another Egyptian base farther east in Marsa Matrouh in early February. On December contacts with Haftar, he said ...


Congress gets Supreme Court rap, Manohar Parrikar test tomorrow

That is what is happening. Further accusing the BJP of buying MLAs, Rahul said, "It is not about how soon they went, but with how much money the BJP went to s...


Intel to Buy Israeli Automation Systems Company Mobileye for $15 Billion

It already seemed unlikely that Tesla and Mobileye would renew their collaboration anytime soon, but the new alliance between Mobileye and Intel could t...


Suspected Somali Pirates Hijack Ship

Eight Sri Lankan crew members are onboard and the hijacking, which took place at around midday... Sri Lanka's Foreign Ministry said in a statement that it ...


European Union court rules out Islamic headscarf

In the Belgian case, Samira Achbita was employed in 2003 as a receptionist by G4S, which provides security and other services. Samira Achbita , the recepti...


UK government wins approval for Article 50 legislation

Peers - including a clutch of rebellious Tories - backed a proposal to offer European Union citizens living in the United Kingdom a unilateral guarantee of thei...


Israeli police officers stabbed in Jerusalem, Palestinian assailant shot dead

Speaking by phone to Anadolu Agency, Tafakji said the Israeli authorities had released him hours after picking him up. Palestine, IsraelThe ministry said in a...


Government won't ban unvaccinated kids from pre-school

The Australian prime minister sent letters to state and territorial leaders asking them to support the tough new measures, claiming that all parents deserve ...


RB Leipzig rebuff Naby Keita exit talks amid interest from European heavyweights

But now Rangnick has revealed he expects Keita to be at Leipzig next season, despite the growing number of clubs chasing the Guinea international's signature. A...


Trump Taps Scott Gottlieb to Lead FDA

Nothing like a little controversy from the White House-in this instance, President Donald J. Trump's March 10 announcing his intent to nominate Scott Gottlieb...