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Reformists sweep Tehran municipal vote as Rouhani wins Iran

Rouhani, who fronted Tehran's deal with six major powers in 2015 to curb Iran's nuclear programme in return for the lifting of sanctions, said the US administration lacked knowledge about the Middle East. Minister Al-Jubeir criticized Iran for ...

UN Security Council slams latest ballistic missile launches

North Korea on Monday (May 15) celebrated the launch of what appeared to be its longest-range ballistic missile yet tested in a bid to bring the American mainland within striking reach, saying it was capable of carrying a "heavy nuclear warhead".

Security boosted after armed man arrested at Phoenix Comicon

If you buy a prop weapon, police will require you keep it sealed while you're inside the venue. The 30-year-old suspect's intention was to harm police. However, this did not seem to occur on Thursday, with the armed man slipping through into the ...

Lib Dems pledge to end 'Orwellian' snooping powers in manifesto

Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron . New policies include allowing tenants to use rent payments to buy their own homes. They would also scrap the planned expansion of grammar schools and repeal the rule all new state-funded schools should be fr...

Gas prices trickle down for Memorial Day weekend motorists

Normally, gasoline prices rise heading into the summer as refineries retool and put out more expensive blends created to reduce emissions associated with higher temperatures. Retail gasoline prices vary significantly within the United States because ...

Rahul Gandhi defies orders, heads for strife-torn Saharanpur

Congress's Saharanpur district chief Sashi Wali, who had sought permission for Rahul's visit, told The Indian Express on Friday: "The district administration denied permission, but Rahul Gandhi will come to Saharanpur tomorrow. Putting an end to...

House Intel panel likely to also subpoena Flynn businesses, Dem says

Comey told Congress the bureau was investigating possible "coordination" between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign, the president asked Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats and National Security Agency Director Adm.

Budget office to gauge health bill effect on coverage, cost

In remarks on the Senate floor, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., did not mention the budget office report . What are the Republicans thinking?" said Durbin, "Do they really believe that we're a better, stronger nation with 23 million peo...

US Senate panel says it will subpoena Michael Flynn businesses

Brennan was President Barack Obama's Central Intelligence Agency director. JOHN BRENNAN: I don't know whether or not such collusion - and that's your term - such collusion existed. Brennan believes Moscow wanted Trump to win the White House . ...

Chris Coleman not interested in Crystal Palace job

And Coleman, who pledged this would be his final campaign after leading Wales to the semi-finals of Euro 2016 last summer, says his focus is on reaching next summer's World Cup finals in Russian Federation. Wales now sit four points behind Serbia ...

Trump, Pope Exchange Gifts In First Meeting

But a Vatican statement said Wednesday's meeting was "cordial" and expressed a hope for "serene collaboration" between the church and the United States government, including "assistance to immigrants". Accompanying the President were his wife and...

Norway Boosts Defense Of Arctic 'Doomsday' Vault Against Climate Change: Here's How

It turns out the vault regularly floods, as its designers anticipated. Fortunately none of the seeds were compromised. According to Aschim, the breach happened because engineers never considered that the Arctic's layer permafrost, which is suppos...

Trump retains private lawyer Marc Kasowitz in Russian Federation probe

Since the early 2000s, Mr Kasowitz has represented Mr Trump on some of his most sensitive legal issues, including the Trump University fraud case. In particular, his public descriptions of his conversations with Comey may have jeopardized any lat...

Saharanpur violence: SSP, DM sacked for failing to control clashes

When the group was returning from the meeting, it was attacked by assailants carrying sharp-edged weapons near Chandpur village, according to DNA. Violence continued on Wednesday as unidentified gunmen shot and seriously injured a member of the T...

China's favoured trade deal in focus at Asian meeting

Champagne also met last Sunday with the 11 remaining members of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a trade deal that Trump withdrew the United States from in one of his first acts as president. We are still an enormous exporter to this area [and] w...

Samsung to showcase world's first 'stretchable' display

The South Korean manufacturers of electronics expect that this stretchable display technology will ultimately take up by Artificial Intelligence , Internet of Things , and Automobile as well as Wearable industry. Samsung said it was unsure whe...

Google's AI takes on champion in fresh Go challenge

This could lead to Go players trying out more innovative moves in the future, but it remains to be seen if Ke Jie will try that strategy in future matches against AlphaGo. Go involves two players alternately laying black and white stones on a grid, s...

Snapchat's custom Stories put you in control of curation

The videos users see will be determined by a number of factors, Barnes said, such the kinds of videos they've viewed in the past, as well as the popularity of a clip. Now, it's making it easier for you to find stories. They thought that the story fe...

Trump boasted about firing 'nut job' Comey to Russian officials

Reuters reported on Thursday that Flynn and other Trump campaign advisers were in contact with Russian officials and others with Kremlin ties in at least 18 calls and emails during the last seven months of the presidential race. As The New Yor...

Punitive Fire Assault On Pak Posts To Check Infiltration, Says Army

Indian Army's statement on counter insurgency operations comes in backdrop of heightened tensions between New Delhi and Islamabad. Meanwhile, the targeted attack is being seen as India's reply to Pakistan for aiding and abetting infiltrators to c...

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Vice President Mike Pence makes quick visit to Colorado Springs

Syria came under attack one week after a suspected chemical weapons attack hit the Syrian town of Douma near Damascus. With reporters' cameras and tape recorders rolling, Trudeau...

Colorado Senator Releases Statement On Marijuana Policy

Gardner reacted by blocking nominees for DOJ positions, he said. This story is developing and will be updated . Sessions on January 4 rescinded a policy begun under Democrati...

France Mulls Military Action Against Syria For Gas Attacks

That meant airstrikes, possibly in tandem with France and other allies that have expressed outrage at the alleged Syrian chemical attack, could be launched within hours of a presid...

So you think it is about data privacy?

Earlier this week, Facebook began notifying millions of users that their personal data had been compromised. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified on Capitol Hill this w...

Baby was born four years after the death of his parents

Tiantian's parents had intended on having a baby through in-vitro fertilization (IFV) and froze several embryos. But five days before they were supposed to have a fertilized embryo...

Hurricane names Harvey, Irma and Maria officially 'retired'

The 2005 hurricane season has the most retired names (five) for one season. Names that are not retired get reused every six years. The new names? Harold, Idalia, Margot, and ...

New York Yankees: Bombs And Brawls In Fenway Win

Flinging his bat down, the menace with which Austin then approached the mound left few in any doubt that he wanted more than a strong word with the pitcher. Yankees third-base co...

No ball: Cauvery protests flush IPL out of Chennai

Khanna. CSK still have six home games to play with all fixtures still set for their original dates. The issue escalated further when a group of protestors pelted shoes insid...

Malcolm Turnbull loses his 30th consecutive Newspoll

Mr Turnbull has also suffered from persistent criticisms by his long-time political foe, Mr Abbott , who remains an MP. The Newspoll showed the Government is behind Labor on a...

Trump signals strikes against Syria, lays into Assad ally Russian Federation

The situation in the world is becoming more and more chaotic. The Russian head of state made the comments amid rising speculation that the United States was gearing up to orc...

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Saudi Air Defenses Intercept 3 Houthi Ballistic Missiles

Saudi Air Defenses Intercept 3 Houthi Ballistic Missiles

While Saudi Arabia and its allies have been able to recover areas in southern Yemen from the Houthis, the rebels still control the capital Sana'a and territories in the north. The ...

Rallies In Tulsa Supporting Teacher Walkout

Rallies In Tulsa Supporting Teacher Walkout

The president of the Oklahoma Education Association said before the walkout can end, lawmakers must pass a bill ending the state's capital gains tax deduction , and the govern...

Facebook users still waiting on privacy scandal notices

Facebook users still waiting on privacy scandal notices

On Friday, Facebook sought to quell some concerns over political manipulation of its platform by announcing support for the "Honest Ads Act" that requires election ad buyers to b...

Russian Federation warns against snap judgments on alleged Syria chemical attack

Russian Federation warns against snap judgments on alleged Syria chemical attack

Joseph Francis Dunford already met with Trump in this regard. Trump told a meeting with military leaders and national security advisers he would make a decision by Monday night "...

Media watchdog accuses Israel of 'deliberate shooting' of journalists in Gaza

At least 491 people were also wounded by Israeli gunfire, the ministry said , as thousands of protesters approached the border fence around Gaza for a second Friday in a row, burn...