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Theresa May's hand strengthened by local government results

The strong performance of the Conservative Party indicated that May's Brexit strategy is winning over voters. Ballot boxes are assembled as election count staff...


Philippines-US joint military exercise to begin on 8 May

However, the Philippine military confirmed last month that the exercises would go ahead without live-fire exercises. "They are important topics that affect all ...


Bill to declare Israel a Jewish state back on national agenda

This week UNESCO's executive board passed a resolution that criticises Israel's actions in occupied Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip, with Palestinian leaders...


Obama warned Trump against Flynn as national security adviser: Ex

Their star witness, former acting USA attorney general Sally Yates, could potentially help answer it by filling in the gaps of what we know and what we don't k...


9-2 favorite Always Dreaming wins Kentucky Derby in the slop

The Kentucky Derby is as much a social event as a horse race, and the sports world was well-represented at Churchill Downs. The challengers gathered on the ou...


Clashes erupt in northwest Syria after de-escalation zones take effect

According to Fox News , the safe zone proposal "delineates four zones in Syria where front lines between the government and rebels would be frozen and fighting...


DeVos says she'll advocate for HBCUs

Trump sought to clarify an earlier statement that some higher education officials interpreted to mean that he planned to end a capital financing program that he...


Ricciardo retires from Russian Grand Prix

Team Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas took a strong lead as he boosted off from the third place of the starting grid passing two Ferraris on the front line and...


Scottish Tories Are Making Big Gains In The Local Elections

Despite gains for the Tories and SNP losses on Perth and Kinross Council at the local elections, Ms Sturgeon said she is "very confident" Mr Wishart will be re-...


Chibok schoolgirl hostages swapped for 5 Boko Haram leaders

The audacious kidnapping brought the insurgency to world attention, triggering global outrage that galvanised support from the former U.S. first lady Michelle O...


Google Maps to Be Used by Pakistan in Afghan Border Dispute

Pakistan on Friday said Afghan troops opened fire on its census team along the disputed border in Chaman, killing and wounding several of them, Reuters report...


One in five Australians have been victims of revenge porn, study finds

One in five Australians are victims of revenge porn , according to a joint study by two of Australia's leading universities. " Revenge porn " has plagued th...


Authorities identify 2 of 4 killed in crash with Chicago bus

The Cook County medical examiner's office says 25-year-old Ashley Moore and 22-year-old Tycika Fairley died in the crash. Family members identified them as the ...


Le Pen aides brush off plagiarism of Fillon in French election speech

Six police officers were left injured after clashes between protesters throwing petrol bombs in Paris. Le Pen, 88, said in his speech Monday that "she is not ...


Isis Afghan leader Abdul Hasib killed in raid

The leader of Islamic State in Afghanistan has been killed, according to U.S. and Afghan officials. It was the second time in nine months that the leader ...


Deal to establish Syrian "de-escalation zones" comes into effect

During an interview with the Mir television channel, Russian Foreign minister said that the United States itself has proposed to stop violence in Syria . It bu...


Syrian army advances at edge of cease-fire zone

There are still questions about how the agreement will be enforced. Syrian regime backers Russian Federation and Iran and rebel supporter Turkey last week...


We've Put Pressure On Tottenham - Eden Hazard Hails Chelsea Win Over Southampton

Chelsea now lead Spurs by seven points, with Tottenham playing their Premier League game on Wednesday, against the risky Crystal Palace, who have recently trum...


House of Representatives passes high risk insurance plan

House Republicans on Thursday narrowly passed a controversial bill to overhaul the nation's health-care system, setting up a second showdown, this one in th...


New Afghanistan troop plan goes to White House next week

Theresa Whelan, acting assistant secretary of defense for special operations, low-intensity conflict, testified to the Senate that the Pentagon was completing...


MCD Election 2017: Polling Ends, Voter Turnout Likely To Cross 54%

For the BJP, which has been ruling the corporations for the last 10 years - first, in the unified MCD and since 2012 in the trifurcated corporations - a victory...


Search underway for missing Cache Creek Fire Chief

We might get lucky". Thain said residents were dropping off food and water to support the search and rescue volunteers. "Even though the water has receded a...


Domino's driver jumped, pizzas stolen, Allentown police say

At about 11:20 pm on May 6, Mesquite Police Department responded to a shooting call in the 1400 block of Springwood Drive. Interim Police Chief Glen Dorney sa...


Chibok schoolgirls released in Nigeria

In April Mr Buhari said the Government was "in constant touch through negotiations, through local intelligence to secure the release of the remaining girls and ...


April jobs report from U.S. Department of Labor

For the year ended April 30, wages were up 2.5 percent. Employment in other major industries, including construction, manufacturing, wholesale trade, retail t...


Conrad Hilton, Paris Hilton's Brother, Arrested for Vehicle Theft, Violating Restraining Order

Conrad Hilton attends court for sentencing after causing a disturbance aboard an global flight from London to Los Angeles last summer at Roybal Federal Bui...


Government forces, rebels clash in northwest Syria after de-escalation takes effect: Observatory

If the fighting stops in the four safe zones in the next days and weeks, it would be "an important signal", the statement added. And it includes most of the Syr...


Congress approves bill to avert government shutdown for a week

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said bargainers were "very close" to completing the $1 trillion budget package. On Friday, Congress approved a ...


Tories 'leading fightback against SNP' with major gains in local elections

It did not, though it did become the largest party in each, as it now is in half of Scotland's 32 councils. "Obviously I'd hoped for a majority and I believe ...


Shifting sands: Vanished Irish beach makes comeback 30 years on

Dooagh beach, now with sand, earlier this month. "1984 was the last time the beach was there", Achill Tourism manager, Sean Molly, told The Irish Times . P...


Jain settled land deal for Kejriwal's brother-in-law in Chhatarpur, says Kapil Mishra

Mishra is known to be close to AAP leader Kumar Vishwas, with whom Kejriwal has forged an uneasy truce after he made critical comments of the AAP. The bribery...


China launches second aircraft carrier

The 70,000-tonne carrier was towed from its dockyard just after 9am yesterday following a ceremony in the northern port city of Dalian, where its predecessor, t...


White House fires chief usher, first woman to hold the job

Prior to joining the White House staff, Reid was General Manager of the Pentagon City Ritz-Carlton. But Stephen Rochon , who was the chief usher from 2007 to...


Trump admin. rolls back Obama-era nutrition standards for school lunches

Fruit and vegetable standards for school meals remained intact May 1 as the Trump administration gave schools flexibility on sodium , whole grains and low-fat ...


Two in three adults face mental health problems

It is poignant that my first week in office is National Mental Health Awareness Week. The Conservative leader also pledged to reform the Equality Act to prote...


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