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Turkey's AKP eyes gradual Erdogan return to party after referendum win

The opposition cited possible irregularities in the tight race, especially a decision by the election commission, made while voting was well under way, to count...


Illinois Lawmakers Get Advice on Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

Widespread acceptance of legalization ― itself a rejection of the longstanding federal prohibition on marijuana ― is a relatively new phenomenon in the U.S. A ...


Palestinians in Israeli Jails begin Hunger Strike

Barghouti's call for the strike has given it added credibility, with the 57-year-old serving five life sentences over his role in the violent second Palestinian...


United Kingdom lawmakers back prime minister's call for June 8 election

Yesterday, MPs voted 522 to 13 to hold a general election on June 8. "There is no doubt whatsoever that Theresa May called this election not for all the bog...


Death toll in Venezuela's political protests rises to 26

He said that four fatalities were adolescents and 437 people had also been injured. A statement from the organization says the US and 15 other nations called fo...


UK's Labour Party vows to ditch Theresa May's Brexit plan if elected

Starmer said a Labour government will make that guarantee "on day one". "I fully support whoever the Labour Party decides to choose". The Labour MP for Va...


Watchdog says ASEAN must stand vs. killings in Philippines

Leaders of the ten-nation Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) expressed concerns over the escalation of tensions in the South China Sea, but again m...


Trump administration to issue new Syria sanctions

Russian Federation has protested the U.S.' refusal to allow its inspectors to participate in a formal investigation into a chemical weapons attack that struck t...


Islamic State launches chlorine gas attacks in western Mosul

Western Mosul, home to the densely populated Old City and a traditional jihadist bastion, is expected to offer stiffer resistance than the east. Iraqi gover...


US judge blocks Trump order to restrict funding for 'sanctuary cities'

As Mayor Mitch Landrieu and other USA mayors met with Attorney General Jeff Sessions over "sanctuary" cities , a federal judge in California halted an order fr...


China launches 1st domestically-made aircraft carrier

Little is known about China's aircraft carrier program, which is a state secret. Till now, the Liaoning is China's only aircraft carrier in operation. "New De...


A Chicago Muralist Plagiarized a Black Female Artist's Depiction of Michelle Obama

Reportedly, Devins started the campaign on November 8, 2016, just days after Mesfin posted the original image on Instagram , but he never once acknowledged the...


Amtrak considering closing Penn Station tracks for repairs

Major delays due to maintenance also hit the station a day earlier. Amtrak said it would have "more on the plans" to fix Penn Station within the next few days...


American citizen detained in North Korea airport

China is isolated North Korea's main economic lifeline and has been under increasing pressure to rein in its neighbor. Kim previously taught Korean at the Yan...


NKorea detains US citizen, the 3rd American being held there

Yonhap said Kim, in his late 50s, had been involved in aid programs in North Korea. "We can not comment on anything that Mr. Kim may be alleged to have done t...


Ivanka Trump booed as she calls her father a 'champion of women'

Trump, the first daughter and a White House adviser, said during an appearance alongside German Chancellor Angela Merkel and others at a panel discussion in B...


Pence reaffirms US-Australia alliance after Trump spat

Trump had sought to wriggle out of America's promise to resettle the refugees, who Australian leaders have refused to permanently accept. "We will honour this...


Confident of BJP's win in civic polls: Manoj Tiwari

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) are the three main contenders in the fray. The BJP could be headed for a landslid...


Food and Farm-Milk Dispute story

Ottawa must stand up to U.S. President Donald Trump after his unexpected broadside at Canada's dairy farmers, says local Member of Parliament Gord Brown. Among ...


Macron seen winning but Le Pen gains

Authorities say they have identified the gunman but have not released his name. The Paris prosecutor Francois Molins confirmed the attacker's identity in a pr...


Sonny Perdue gains confirmation to become nation's ag chief

Senate was able to work in a bipartisan fashion to confirm Governor Perdue", said Senator Pat Roberts of Kansas, U.S., chairman of the Senate Committee ...


Malegaon Blasts: Pragya Singh Thakur Granted Bail, No Relief For…

Sadhvi Pragya had appealed to Bombay High Court after NIA court had rejected her bail plea even after charges were dropped against her in May 2016. The court ...


Wife's Fitbit logs steps after husband says she died

However, his extraordinary story was contradicted by his wife's Fitbit exercise monitor, which revealed that she was active for nearly an hour after her husband...


Mothers' Memorial Park hosts huge Anzac Day crowd

Some these airmen lost their lives while supporting the jungle fighters and now lie buried in the Chittagong and Comilla war cemeteries. During her time in ...


Trump commemorates Holocaust after missteps

The ritual is the centerpiece of Israel's annual Holocaust Remembrance Day for those who were systematically killed by Nazi Germany and its collaborators during...


Trump backs away from demand for border wall money

Trump has announced a rally in Pennsylvania that day. Trump campaigned throughout the country a year ago promising a wall across the entire 2,200 mile souther...


Support for marijuana legalization at all-time high

Twenty-eight states have legalized medical marijuana in some form, while nine states have legalized recreational use. MA legalized the drug after a referendum ...


New home buyers will pay for that new Canadian lumber tariff

Smith said he hadn't heard any updates from Walker or Trump. Shares of USA home-building companies were down Tuesday after the Trump administration announced...


Dodgers call up top prospect Cody Bellinger to help outfield

Teams have been running lefties at the Dodgers all season. Pederson has appeared in 18 games with the Dodgers this season, batting.220 with six runs, three doub...


Gloves off in French election as Le Pen aide slams Macron

In the current presidential election Republican candidate Francois Fillon and socialist Benoit Hamon have both backed Macron against Le Pen, just as left an...


Ivanka's biz prospers as politics mixes with business

But not all USA business are benefitting from the new administration. Trump has always been conducting a corporate two-step, trying to build her own global br...


US Moves THAAD Defense System into South Korea

The deployment of the advanced missile defence system in South Korea is to counter any threat from Pyongyang, who have thumbed nose at a series of sanctions to ...


UK Labour leader comes out fighting ahead of election

Having repeatedly denied that she would call an election, May is now also poised to announce a raft of policy proposals more commonly associated with the left-l...


US Holocaust Memorial Museum dedicates conservation center in Maryland

His voice echoing off the walls of the U.S Capitol, Trump spoke forcefully and deliberately, calling out those who would deny or seek or erase the Holocaust. "T...


Texas Democrats on hunger strike to protest sanctuary cities bill

The bill would further charge local law enforcement with a misdemeanor if they refused to cooperate with federal officials, arguably the best way to support ou...


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