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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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Canada Launches Global Trade Complaint Against US Over Use of Duties

This decision appears even more fraught given the USA administration's critical stance on the WTO; the Trump administration feels as if world trade rules are stacked against them....

Yikes: Camila Cabello Admits the Girls of Fifth Harmony Hurt Her Feelings

Did we use the word "fluke" for the massive success of " Havana "? Meanwhile, Camila has recently spoken out about the reason she left American girl group Fifth Harmony in a ...

Google acquires United Kingdom technology start-up Redux

However, it is believed the deal went through in August. The Verge tested startup's technology a year ago on a tablet. "Moreover, our surface audio technology is more power ef...

Trump says Russian Federation probe is a 'Democrat hoax'

Mueller for months has led a team of prosecutors and agents investigating whether Russian Federation and Trump's Republican campaign coordinated to sway the 2016 election, and whe...

Rain on tap but watch out for Friday night

Mostly cloudy and cold , with a high near 10. The strongest winds will be found from west central to south central Minnesota where winds could gust to 40 miles per hour . A Blizz...

Trump, Bipartisan Lawmakers Discuss Immigration Reform

Led by Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte and Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul, the bill would curtail chain migration and end the Diversity Visa Lottery, which Presiden...

Trump's plaintiff cry to Bannon, Wolff - Shut up or I'll sue

Sanders said there was a "very short phone conversation" but there was no "interview about the book ", accusing Wolff of falsely making it seem as if he was outside the Oval Offic...

Suspects in death of 4-year-old MI girl captured in Georgia

Police say Diaz and Fields are driving a 2002 black Chevy Cavalier with the MI license plate of DTR1854. A postmortem uncovered signs of Battered Child Syndrome, denoting the gi...

Replay of SpaceX's first launch and landing of 2018

A backup two-hour launch is slated for tonight, January 8 at 8:00 p.m. Zuma is funded by an unknown branch of the United States government and its payload is classified. Falcon H...

HTC Vive Introduces New Vive Pro Headset, Wireless Adapter

CES appears to have other players in the wireless-VR space, as well, and we'll do our best at Ars to cover or go hands on with any promising VR demos, especially any with the HTC ...

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Supreme Court to review Section 377: All your questions answered

Supreme Court to review Section 377: All your questions answered

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to review two challenges to a MS law considered to be one of the most extreme anti-gay rights laws in the country. This follows the ape...

'Trump administration trying something new for Pakistan'

'Trump administration trying something new for Pakistan'

The US has given almost $33 billion aid to Pakistan since 2002. The Foreign Military Financing programme, by which the United States pays Pakistan to buy its military hardware ma...

Bigg Boss 11: Luv Tyagi eliminated; show gets its top 5 contestants

Bigg Boss 11: Luv Tyagi eliminated; show gets its top 5 contestants

Luv tells that he will miss the wake up song, while Hina tells that she will miss the peace in the house. Contestants Hina Khan , Shilpa Shinde , Vikas Gupta , Luv Tyagi wer...

Prosecutors in pot-friendly states will decide on crackdown

Prosecutors in pot-friendly states will decide on crackdown

Sillitoe said he doesn't expect prosecutors to start banging down his doors. "You're not going to waste your resources on cases you can't win or cases your community is against". T...

Astronaut John Young remembered as

Astronaut John Young remembered as "fearless"

He eventually became one of the most accomplished astronauts in the history of the United States space programme. Spanning three generations of spaceflight, he went on to fly in s...