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Russian Federation probe looks at Kushner links to Putin ally

That has raised questions about why he was meeting with Kushner at a crucial moment in the presidential transition, according to current and former officials familiar with the investigations. "The mee...

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Cyclone Mora: Indian Navy sends second ship to Bangladesh

There are 300,000 Muslim Rohingya living in and around Cox's Bazar district, where one official said the storm has caused widespread damage. About 18 million people live in 19 coastal districts, w...

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May plays down election loss poll

The YouGov data suggested the Conservative Party could lose up to 20 of the 330 seats it holds in the current Parliament, with Labour gaining almost 30 seats. They touched a one-month high of $1,2...

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President Trump saluting U.S. military personnel in Italy

President Trump sounded upbeat, though, tweeting "We made and saved the U.S. many billions of dollars and millions of jobs". Now that he's back in Washington , he will have to confront the lates...

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Trump blasts USA comedian over decapitated head photo

CNN's Anderson Cooper , who has co-hosted the network's New Year's Eve coverage with Griffin, also condemned the photo. "We're not surviving this, okay?" she said in the footage. "I beg for your fo...

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White House Dodges Questions About Kushner's Meetings With Russians

Trump , who returned to Washington on Saturday after a nine-day trip to the Middle East and Europe, has been expected to shake up staff to tackle the firestorm over investigations into alleged Ru...

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At least 67 wounded and several killed in Kabul vehicle bombing

At least 67 wounded and several killed in Kabul vehicle bombing

The attack was the second massive bombing in Kabul this month. The Health Ministry put the number of dead at 80. Dozens were in critical condition. The French, Turkish and Chinese embassies were...

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Trump pulling United States out of Paris climate deal: Axios

Jonathan Meyer, a Utah State University professor and Utah Climate Center climatologist, called Trump's apparent decision to make good on a campaign promise to pull out from the global pact to fight c...

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Has Kushner become too much of a liability for Trump?

The 36-year-old Kushner , a real estate developer with no previous government experience, had at least three previously undisclosed contacts with the Russian ambassador to the United States during an...

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White House communications director Mike Dubke quits

Following reports that top Trump adviser/son-in-law Jared Kushner has come under Federal Bureau of Investigation scrutiny for allegedly attempting to set up a secret back channel that would allo...

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Pound To Euro Exchange Rate: Sterling Slips After Predictions Of Hung Parliament

The expectations that an early election would give May a landslide victory on June 8 and thus strengthen her negotiating hand as the United Kingdom enters hard divorce talks with the European Uni...

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The media is biased against Corbyn, says BBC veteran David Dimbleby

The media is biased against Corbyn, says BBC veteran David Dimbleby

At the event in Bath, the Prime Minister also faced tough questions from workers at an aeronautical plant, including about why there was a "crisis" in the NHS . May called a snap parliamentary electi...

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Trump in the Middle East

Abbas underlined that the conflict between Palestinians and Israelis was not based on religion. "Middle East peace has been the siren song of many a president and secretary of state for a long time bu...

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BBC says driver killed, four journalists injured in Kabul attack

BBC says driver killed, four journalists injured in Kabul attack

The Ministry of Public is as of now confirming the death toll at 80 and the injured at around 350, if not more. Afghanistan's Ministry of Public Health has confirmed that almost 80 were killed and...

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Donald Trump blasts 'very bad' Germany on Twitter

They grew at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation when Trump repeated statements about members of the alliance owing vast amounts of money. In January, the White House accused Germany of exploitin...

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Trump talks up trip before returning to DC

That's being taken as a criticism of Trump, but I suspect Trump would agree with her. In Israel and the West Bank, he pointedly did not back America's long-standing support for a two-state solution to...

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Kenya Opens Chinese-Financed Railway

Kenya Opens Chinese-Financed Railway

He revealed that during a recent talk between him and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta , the president said he would promote SGRs in the east Africa region so that the region can upgrade and renov...

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CNN drops Kathy Griffin after gruesome Trump picture

Her future with CNN had been in doubt since the video appeared on Tuesday. The network's public relations team tweeted , "CNN has terminated our agreement with Kathy Griffin to appear on our New...

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Palestinian prisoners in Israel end hunger strike

Palestinian prisoners in Israel end hunger strike

Some 843 prisoners are still observing the strike that has wide Palestinian support. This week, US President Donald Trump went to Israel and the occupied West Bank, pledging to work towards a peac...

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Paris climate agreement: How China could benefit from America pulling out

Paris climate agreement: How China could benefit from America pulling out

The most recent global emissions report found the United States emitted 15 percent of the total global greenhouse emissions, placing the country No. Former President Barack Obama helped broker the...

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Chechnya's Leader, Denying Gay Crackdown, Invites Macron and Merkel

Chechnya's Leader, Denying Gay Crackdown, Invites Macron and Merkel

Macron said on Monday that Putin had promised " the whole truth ". "The clock is ticking for gay men in Chechnya, who are living under the shadow of this terrifying purge", said John Dalhuisen, the ...

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Trump in the Middle East: A Muslim woman's take

Trump in the Middle East: A Muslim woman's take

Other presidents have stayed away because the United States does not recognize Israeli sovereignty over Jerusalem's disputed Old City, which the Palestinians claim as the capital of their future sta...

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Iran-backed Iraqi force says takes IS villages on Syria border

Iran-backed Iraqi force says takes IS villages on Syria border

The fighters are are planning to establish a secure strategic military line for their forces before they reach the Iraqi-Syrian borders in order to cut off ISIL supply lines and infiltration. Hundreds...

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What is the Paris climate agreement? 9 things to know

Whether or not Trump would remain in the climate agreement pervaded throughout the campaign and after he took office. President Donald Trump is expected to withdraw the United States from a landmark...

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Scotland must have a choice, says Sturgeon

Scotland must have a choice, says Sturgeon

The SNP added it would "seek to ensure that regular, simple and affordable saving schemes are offered to provide for a secure income in retirement" and "continue to argue for a fairer pension system"....

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Jeremy Corbyn refuses to rule out informal SNP deal

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said he would join a multiparty debate organized by the BBC in Cambridge on Wednesday. She was quoted by the BBC as saying that the Labour leader "seems to be pay...

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Special aide to Brazil's Temer arrested in corruption probe

And in an unrelated case that underlined the far-reaching impact of Brazil's ongoing anti-graft operation, the Supreme Court on Tuesday sentenced one of the country's most infamously corrupt and seemi...

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Air Force vet convicted of terrorism gets 35 years in prison

Air Force vet convicted of terrorism gets 35 years in prison

Pugh said on Wednesday he meant to fight the government of Bashar al-Assad in Syria, not join the Islamic State. "The defendant turned his back on his country, and the military he once served, to at...

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Trump Undermines Climate Action, With or Without Paris Withdrawal

Trump Undermines Climate Action, With or Without Paris Withdrawal

Supporters of Tesla , which makes electric vehicles and solar panels, have been irked by Musk's close association with Trump , an oil and coal advocate who has repeatedly ignored science-backed evid...

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UK Labour chief Corbyn challenges Theresa May to debate as race tightens

UK Labour chief Corbyn challenges Theresa May to debate as race tightens

Speaking to a rally of supporters in Reading, Mr Corbyn issued a challenge to Mrs May to join him at the debate in Cambridge. Mr Corbyn said Labour stands ready to start negotiations "immediately"...

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Paris pullout would join U.S. with Nicaragua, Syria

Many economists have big doubts. Most of the senators who signed are from states that depend on the continued burning of coal, oil and gas. "The increasing impacts of climate change require a deci...

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Donald Trump's communications chief Mike Dubke leaving, White House says

The Democratic National Committee has called for Kushner's security clearance to be suspended until the federal investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 election and possible ties to Trump ...

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Chinese girl gets dragged into the sea by wild sea lion

They're cute and fun to watch, but sea lions are wild animals , and experts are using Saturday's close call involving a young girl at a Canada pier as a teachable moment for people who don't realiz...

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Video shows 'annihilation' of ICBM by U.S. missile interceptor in historic test

The US military will follow up its experimental shoot-down of an intercontinental ballistic missile by firing two interceptors simultaneously at an incoming dummy warhead in a " real world " test ne...

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Donald Trump to opt out of Paris climate accord, reports United States media

Juncker, who was among the leaders Trump met with last week, suggests the US president thinks he can withdraw from the pact immediately, but notes that it takes several years to pull out of new global...

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Mother of child who died in Muncie crash faced with multiple charges

Jordan faces preliminary neglect and criminal recklessness charges. The advocacy group had reportedly been planning to issue a report next month that claims the factory takes part in low pay, exces...

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Men probing Ivanka Trump supplier in China arrested, missing

China Labor Watch , a New York-based nonprofit, was planning to publish a report next month alleging low pay, excessive overtime and the possible misuse of student interns. "That way, she can improve ...

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Amla breaks Kohli's record in ODI

Amla breaks Kohli's record in ODI

He had scored in 174 innings which was broken by another South African AB De Villiers . Of course, Ganguly is Dada for Indians. He had taken a mere 101 innings to complete his 5,000 ODI runs, 13 ...

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Trump pushes aside Montenegro leader to get in front of NATO pack

In the video, a group of leaders is seen walking together and talking but, as the group comes to a stop, Trump grasps Markovic's right arm and pushes him roughly aside to get to the front-row spot. Do...

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Goldman Sachs Under Fire for Buying Venezuela 'Hunger Bonds'

Detractors said Goldman is providing cash to and helping prop up a failed government that has been starving its people. Goldman rejected the idea of any moral culpability. The protesters chant...

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