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Athletics: Sotherton wins medal for Beijing

Kelly Sotherton was on Monday night on the brink of being awarded another Olympic medal denied her by a drugs cheat after Tatyana Chernova was stripped of her 2...


Weather warning issued for snow, sleet and ice in Scotland

Met Office spokesman Grahame Madge said the air moving over the United Kingdom from the Arctic would bring large clouds that could result in hailstorms, thunder...


German FM: Netanyahu cancellation would be regrettable

Yesh Atid Chairman Yair Lapid, who plans to challenge Netanyahu for the prime ministership in 2018, also said Gabriel should not meet with Breaking the Silence,...


Islamic State's official Mufti killed in Mosul strike

An Iraqi military officer says the Islamic State fired a rocked loaded with chlorine in the al-Abar neighborhood severely injuring seven soldiers. "The [Ira...


Venezuelans march in memory of those killed in unrest

Maduro, who says Venezuela is the victim of a US-led capitalist plot, has stepped up a nationalization drive started by his late predecessor Hugo Chavez that ha...


'Robbery of the century': 8 arrested in neighboring Brazil

Twelve men suspected of taking part in a dramatic, multimillion-dollar theft from an armored auto company in a Paraguayan border city have been arrested in Braz...


Japan Hopes Russia, China to Help Settle North Korea Nuclear Issue

Russia Wednesday blocked a draft USA statement in the U.N. Security Council condemning the latest North Korean missile test. China has called for a return to ...


Trudeau: Canada-U.S. relationship bigger, more important than any one 'irritant'

When Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited Trump in February, Trump said he only expected to be "tweaking" the U.S. "Managed trade only serves to ben...


Russia vows to get Ukrainian separatists to comply with deal

European Union foreign-policy chief Federica Mogherini says that Brussels wants better ties with Russian Federation but can not pretend Moscow did not anne...


Dairy, lumber additions to NAFTA? Trump administration signals that's the goal

Mr Trump's Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced the U.S. will slap retroactive tariffs of up to 24 per cent on subsidised softwood lumber sold by its northe...


White House to host private briefing on N.Korea

North Korea's development of nuclear weapons and its pursuit of long-range missile technology has drawn deep criticism from much of the worldwide community, and...


British Labour lawmaker says her party is not trying to win election

Opinion polls give them a big lead over the Labour opposition, and May is gambling that an election will deliver her a personal mandate from voters and produce ...


Turnbull Government To Add 'Australian Values' To Tough New Citizenship Rules

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said new arrivals must prize "Australian values" and prove their commitment to the nation. "If we believe that respect for w...


Senior Isis mufti killed in Mosul airstrike, Iraqi forces claim

Six months into an Iraqi-led, USA -backed military offensive to rout ISIS from Mosul, an endgame approaches. "One of the things it's very important to underst...


Sheryl Sandberg picks 'Option B' in her book on resilience

Sandberg was forced to find a new path after her husband's death. "She had lots of moments of self doubt", Grant says of Sandberg. She and Goldberg were in Me...


Afghan policemen killed as Taliban strike checkposts

Nicholson has recently asked Congress for a few thousand more troops to be deployed to the country, AP reported. General John Nicholson , the top American ...


Ten killed in Kurram Agency blast

A special military MI-17 helicopter has been sent to Parachinar to bring the injured to Peshawar for treatment, the ISPR said. The outlawed militant group, ...


Spain arrests 9 suspects, probes ties to Brussels attacks

A police spokesman said that all those detained were Moroccan, aged between 21 and 39 years' old. It is not clear if the four were directly involved in carryi...


US criticizes Turkey for striking Kurds in Iraq, Syria

The predawn raids drew swift rebukes from the United States and Iraq, which accused Turkey of not properly coordinating the strikes. United States officials s...


Sonny Perdue, confirmed by the Senate as the new agriculture secretary

In a statement Senate Agriculture Committee ranking member Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) who originally opposed the nomination, said:"After a thorough review of...


President Trump, First Lady & Barron Kick Off 139th Easter Egg Roll

For the annual event, the White House lawn is opened to thousands of families and their small children to wander about and participate in a series of activities...


White House defends transparency after visitor log reversal

In March, a slew of Democratic lawmakers introduced the MAR-A-LAGO Act, which would require disclosure of the visitor logs at the White House and Trump properti...


Trump voters split over accomplishments as 100 day mark nears

The entire U.S. Senate has been invited to the White House Wednesday for a briefing on the escalating situation with North Korea. "ABC News/Washington Post Po...


France honors police officer killed in Champs-Elysees attack

Far-right candidate Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron, who are the two contenders in France's May 7 presidential run-off, are attending the ceremony ...


Pence says US will honor refugee deal

The fallout over the deal has strained the typically cosy alliance between America and Australia. The deal would be honoured but not necessarily admired, visi...


Venezuelans stage sit-in on roads to protest government

Police officers clear a barricade set up by anti-government protesters to block a highway in Caracas , Venezuela, Monday, April 24, 2017. Protests have been ...


USA puts 20% duty on B.C. lumber exports

Many observers had expected Mexico or China to be the first targets of Trump's protectionist trade policies. One person in the room said Trump threatened that...


Significance of Passion Week from Palm to Easter Sunday

Several Eastern European legends describe eggs turning red (a favorite color for Easter eggs) in connection with the events surrounding Jesus' death and resur...


Trump calls US astronaut who broke record for time in space

He also joked that the call to space was possible because of "great American equipment that works, and that is not easy", and said that he liked speaking to the...


Le Pen demands closure of all Islamist mosques in France

A clearer picture, meanwhile, has emerged of the violent past of the gunman in the Champs Elysees shooting. Also wounded was a female tourist. Officials to...


Trump approval low as he approaches first 100 days

Republicans are reportedly eager to avoid a government shutdown on April 28, but the White House, as usual, is making things more hard by demanding that Democra...


Canada enacts more sanctions on Syria

Mnuchin said of the new sanctions. Some of the people blacklisted had worked on Syria's chemical weapons program for more than five years, the Treasury Depa...


Paris police say officer and attacker shot, killed

Anti-terrorism prosecutor Francois Molins said the suspect - 39-year-old Karim Cheurfi - had a long criminal history but had never shown signs of radicalisation...


Trump Condemns Deniers Of Holocaust, Vows To Fight Anti-Semitism

Holocaust Memorial Museum's Days of Remembrance Ceremony today, and used his remarks to slam those perpetuating anti-Semitism and threats against the Jewish peo...


Johansson's OT goal gives Capitals series win at Toronto

The sense of urgency with the team was present, after lacking in Game 5. It was the fourth overtime game in the series. Ryan Kesler will try to pester Connor Mc...


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