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Jays' Stroman leads U.S. to World Baseball Classic title

He surrendered his first hit in the seventh, to leadoff hitter Angel Pagan , on his 73rd and final pitch. Asked if there was extra motivation on the part of t...


Shiv Sena MP banned by Air India, pvt Indian airlines

In what could be termed as a blame game, Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad on Friday submitted a complaint against Air India before the Delhi Police alleging th...


UK protest over Ghana, Nigeria deportations

The campaign groups Lesbians and Gays Support the Migrants, Plane Stupid and End Deportations said about 14 of their members were involved, alleging that pass...


No more Turkish rallies in Germany before referendum - organisers

Erdogan also said Turkey could no longer be pressured by considerations such as a $6 billion migrant deal, under which it agreed to stop illegal migrants from c...


Trump Threatens to Fight Fellow Republicans in Freedom Caucus in 2018 Election

Around 9 a.m., he attacked the faction - along with Republican moderates - for refusing to support the House Republican legislation to partially repeal and repl...


Sen. Chuck Schumer says filibuster likely over Neil Gorsuch's nomination

Gorsuch had been pressed on the idea that President Donald Trump wanted to nominate a judge who would overturn Roe v. Wade . Like Scalia, Gorsuch has a mainl...


Spain set to gain veto over Gibraltar's status in EU Brexit talks

Gibraltar's border with Spain was closed by former dictator Francisco Franco in 1969 and only reopened in the 1980s. Gibraltar has remained on the list ever ...


French presidential candidate Fillon's wife placed under formal investigation

The Fillons have denied wrongdoing. He is also suspected of misusing public funds, and receiving money from the misuse of public funds, as well as complicity ...


Israel approves first new West Bank settlement in two decades

U.S. criticism of settlement construction has always been that their expansion takes over more land of a future Palestinian state, an argument that Jerusalem be...


Trump 1, free trade 0: G20 drops pledge to fight protectionism

Two European officials described Mnuchin as friendly but "tough". U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, who represented the Trump administration in his firs...


Jordan says no peace without Palestinian state

At the end of the Arab League Summit in Jordan, Abbas told AFP that Trump's administration is "seriously considering a solution" for the conflict. The Palesti...


Westinghouse Files For Chapter 11, Says Employees Will Be Okay

The 7200 Mega Watt nuclear plant is being set up with the help of U.S. companies and Toshiba in Andhra Pradesh and the first reactor is likely to be set up by...


Trump says he expects a health care deal soon

They say Nunes is the co-head of a Congressional investigation into ties between Trump and Russian Federation, and he should've shared this info with his commit...


Syria refugee total hits over five million

Turkey is the largest host country for Syrian refugees, having taken in almost 3 million during the six-year war. The United States has the world's largest re...


Community mourns death of Utah man in London terror attack

Clint Payne, Mr Cochran's brother-in-law, said: "This has been a humbling and hard experience but we have felt the love of so many people during these past ...


White House denies it sought to prevent Yates' testimony

Nunes and the White House still won't answer some big questions. The committee was originally to have met Tuesday to hear from Yates, former DNI James Clapper...


North Korea crimes to be documented for prosecution someday

Many Malaysian police officers were dispatched to IPFN on Sunday morning for the transfer of the body. Two women - one Vietnamese and one Indonesian - have be...


Senate hearing to focus on Russian disinformation tactics

Putin also took a swipe at the sanctions imposed on Russian business leaders by President Barack Obama in retaliation against Russia's annexation of Crimea. F...


Marshall: Health care fight continues

And it would save the federal government $150 billion over the next decade - much less than the $337 billion under the original bill. Families who get coverage ...


Jordan's King Abdullah says two-state solution basis of Middle East peace

The Arab summiteers oppose plans by US President Donald Trump to move Washington's embassy in Israel to Jerusalem and consider alternatives to a Palestinian sta...


House GOP Cancels Vote on Health Care Bill

Mr Trump's handling of health care was viewed unfavourably by six in 10. The stakes could hardly be higher for a party that gained monopoly control of Washing...


Republicans tweak Obamacare bill as Trump moves to promote overhaul

Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch declared Tuesday he's made no promises to Trump or anyone else about how he'll vote on abortion or other issues and testified...


Stung Mercedes vows to strike back in China

Hamilton won the start, leaving Vettel to chase him, but the Mercedes had consumed its ultrasoft Pirelli tyres after 17 laps, whereas Vettel managed to get his ...


Putin discusses anti-terrorism with France's Le Pen

Candidate for the 2017 presidential election Marine Le Pen , French National Front (FN) political party leader, arrives for a meeting with members of the State...


South African opposition parties aim at President Jacob Zuma

We don't need his "offers". Reuters - one of the biggest news organisations in the world - reports that sources have told them Jacob Zuma is considering agree...


Utah getting toughest drunken driving limit in the US

But proponents say the law will send a resounding message that people should not drink and drive - no matter how little somebody has consumed. "When it comes ...


SC reserves order on PIL seeking Lokpal's appointment

The Supreme Court today reserved its verdict in a PIL filed by NGO Common Cause with regard to the appointment of the chairperson and members of the Lokpal, as ...


Death toll rises to 72 in Peru rains, flooding, mudslides

Unusually heavy rains have ravaged Peru's mostly-desert climate this year, killing 62 people and destroying 12,000 homes. Authorities said yesterday that they...


State Department tells embassies to ramp up visa screening

The cable also tells USA overseas posts to review the social media accounts of visa applicants suspected of terrorist ties or who have ever been in Islamic S...


Travel ban rulings highlight trouble posed by Trump record

Accordingly, we continue to recommend that any individuals from the six "banned" countries who are not excluded by the terms of the Executive Order avoid unne...


S Korea's Park questioned at court hearing on arrest request

But the previous two were both former army generals who held office immediately before and after South Korea's transition to democracy in 1987. Prosecutors have...


Office, home of state Sen. Johnson searched

Office, home of state Sen. Agents were seen carrying several boxes and a computer monitor from the home, and the scene was cleared late Monday morning, accordin...


China summons French envoy over man's killing

While police violence usually targets French people with African origins, this time the officers allegedly shot a man identified as Liu Shaoyo, a 56-year-old Ch...


Mexican state prosecutor held on drug charges in NYC case

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested Veytia at the Cross Border Xpress airport terminal, a transit point that links San Diego to the Tijuana air...


46 dogs, saved from slaughter, arrive in NY from South Korea

The Bali Animal Welfare Association estimated about 70,000 dogs are slaughtered and eaten in Bali each year. The dogs will be available for adoption in the Un...