Thu, 17 Jan 2019

U.S., U.K. lead first joint naval drills in the South China Sea

WASHINGTON, U.S. - As part of Washington's pressure campaign against China's militarization of the man-made islands it has constructed in ...

William Barr asserts independence in confirmation hearing

WASHINGTON, U.S. - In a heated confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, the U.S. President Donald Trump's ...

May faces pressure from those seeking her resignation

LONDON, U.K. - The U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May suffered a crushing defeat in the Parliament on Tuesday, after British ...

Citizenship question in 2020 census invalidate by federal judge

NEW YORK, U.S. - In a ruling that came as a setback for the U.S. President Donald Trump, a federal ...

Protest Turns Violent Amidst Rising Petrol Prices in Zimbabwe

HARARE, Zimbabwe - Because of a government-induced rise in fuel prices, protesters in Zimbabwe have taken to the streets to ...

US Federal Judge Halts US President Donald Trump’s Regulation on Birth

CALIFORNIA - President Donald Trump’s new ruling on birth control was blocked by a U.S. Federal Judge on Monday. According ...

Canadian drug smuggler's death sentence 'horrific', family says

BEIJING, China - The family of a Canadian man, Robert Lloyd Schellenberg, who has been sentenced to death in China ...

Rahaf Mohammed: 18-Year-Old Saudi Teen Says Fleeing and Seeking Asylum

TORONTO, Canada - Rahaf Mohammed, an 18-year-old Saudi teenager who fled from her family and sought refuge in Canada states ...

Kenya suffers deadly Al Shabaab attack: Seven killed

NAIROBI, Kenya - The Al Qaeda-linked Somali militant group, Al Shabaab has claimed responsibility for an attack at a luxury ...

After defying U.S. warnings, Iran's bold satellite launch fails

TEHRAN, Iran - Merely days after receiving a warning from authorities in Washington, against undertaking planned launches, Iran has announced ...

Up to 80% of youth in U.S. detention centers re-offend in 3 years

Children under 12 will no longer be treated as criminals in the state of California when they break the law, ...

Black box from Lion Air flight that crashed off Jakarta recovered

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Months after the tragic Lion Air flight crash, that left 189 people dead on October 29, 2018, ...

Personal data of over 202 million Chinese users exposed online

BEIJING, China - A database containing the personal data of over 202 million Chinese citizens was exposed online in what ...

WhatsApp testing new feature requiring fingerprint authentication

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - In a bid to protect user conversations further, the popular messaging app WhatsApp has reportedly been working ...

Greek PM Tsipras Survives No-Confidence Vote

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras barely survived a no-confidence vote in parliament Wednesday, 151 to 148. 'I call upon you ...

Canadian Kidnapped in Northern Burkina Faso

OUAGADOUGOU A Canadian national was kidnapped in an area of Burkina Faso that the government has warned is under growing ...

Supermodel Gisele Fires Back at Criticism from Brazil Farm Minister

BRASILIA Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen on Wednesday rejected critiques by the country's farm minister that questioned her knowledge about Brazil's ...

Giant US Bank Reveals 29 Percent Pay Gap Between Men, Women

NEW YORK Female employees at Citigroup Inc around the world are paid just 71 percent of what men earn, the ...

More efforts needed for ending civil war in Yemen, says Germany

Berlin [Germany], Jan 17 (ANI): Germany on Wednesday called on the international community for stepping up efforts to end the ...

Germany's far-right party under lens

Berlin [Germany], Jan 17 (ANI): Some sections of far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party will be put under surveillance, said ...

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OPEC production cuts boost oil prices, U.S. stocks rally

NEW YORK, New York - Energy stocks drove Wall Street higher on Wednesday on the back of a rise in ...

Pelosi Suggests Trump Delay State of the Union Address

WASHINGTON House Speaker Nancy Pelosi suggested Wednesday that President Donald Trump delay his State of the Union address later this ...

$5 Billion for the Border Wall and Standing Firm

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump began insisting on $5 billion for a border wall between the U.S. and Mexico at the ...

Britain'sMay Survives No-Confidence Vote

British Prime Minister Theresa May survived a no-confidence vote Wednesday in Parliament, one day after lawmakers voted overwhelmingly against her ...

Greek PM Tsipras Survives No-Confidence Vote

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras barely survived a no-confidence vote in parliament Wednesday, 151 to 148. 'I call upon you ...

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WASHINGTON The U.S. Constitution mandates in Article II, Section 3, that presidents 'shall from time to time give to the ...

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