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May 11 2017

National Monuments Under Review By Trump Administration

The Antiquities Act has been key in protecting areas like the Grand Canyon and other iconic lands in the country, Dahl said , adding that "to dismantle it is nothing s...

May 11 2017

YPG says US decision to arm them will hasten ISIS defeat

Canikli told Turkey's A Haber television. In fact, several Turkish columnists sympathetic to the Erdogan government have argued that the Turkish military's April ...

May 11 2017

Donald Trump dismisses Russia collusion claims as a total hoax

Weeks later, Yates reportedly warned the White House that Flynn's phone calls with Moscow envoy Sergey Kislyak, which United States intelligence secretly monitored, could...

May 11 2017

Macron presides over quickening collapse of French politics

After she lost the French presidential election on Sunday, many thought that her niece, who became the youngest person to serve in French Parliament back in 2012, would r...

May 11 2017

Asia Minute: President Trump Invites Philippine President Duterte to White House

Trump has already come under fire for his warm embrace of foreign authoritarians, including Egyptian president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, whom he hosted at the White House las...

May 11 2017

China says it tested new missile near Korean peninsula

Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-missile system once he is in office. In a brief statement, the Chinese defence ministry did not specify when the missil...

May 11 2017

Late gains put British Columbia's ruling Liberals in frame for election win

On election night she said she is confident the party's standing may improve, with a narrow decision in Courtenay-Comox that could give the B.C. Liberals a bare majority ...

May 11 2017

Russian foreign minister jokes about James Comey firing

The conversations were intercepted by United States intelligence agencies. Following the pool report , a White House official reportedly told Fabian , " On background...

May 11 2017

Gun groups rejoice at Trump's new federal court nominations

Two appeals court nominees set to be announced were on Trump's high court list: Michigan Supreme Court Justice Joan Larsen, who will also be nominated for the 6th Circu...

May 11 2017

Amid Escalating Tensions, North Korea Accuses CIA of Assassination Plot

The accusation came amid sharply increased tensions between the United States and North Korea over Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs, and just a few days before ...

May 11 2017

Trump administration delays decision on Paris climate accord

A White House meeting on the agreement had already been postponed Tuesday - at least the second time a major meeting on the subject has been put off. Some senior ...

May 11 2017

Trump praised Australia's universal healthcare system - Bernie Sanders had a hilarious reaction

A 2014 Commonwealth Fund report found that Australia ranked second in quality care out of 11 affluent nations, while the United States ranked fifth. Just hours after ...

May 11 2017

Israeli prime minister throws Hamas' policy document in the bin

Furthermore, many Western countries classify Hamas as a terrorist group over its failure to renounce violence, recognize Israel's right to exist and accept existing inter...

May 11 2017

Scotland's Nationalists dealt a blow in United Kingdom local elections

The Conservatives registered gains of over 550 seats and bagged an extra 11 councils as counting in the local polls edged towards closing point this evening. "Of course I...

May 11 2017

Five things we learned from the Sally Yates hearing

The president's national security adviser, she said, had lied to the vice-president about his Russian contacts and was vulnerable to blackmail by Moscow. Yates herself, a...

May 11 2017

Wall falls onto guests taking shelter in India, killing 22

The guests had taken shelter from heavy rain under a tin shack when a wall collapsed onto it in the storm. Apart from the tin shed, several food stalls had been set up ...

May 11 2017

White House alerted about Flynn's blackmail risk: Ex

Flynn was asked to resign from his position in February, Spicer said , because he had misled Vice President Mike Pence. President Barack Obama warned Donald Trump agai...

May 11 2017

Flynn Subpoenaed in Russia Probe by Senate Intelligence Panel

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking into allegations Russian Federation meddled in the 2016 presidential election to benefit Trump, as well as possible links t...

May 11 2017

Israel trims United Nations budget again over Jerusalem resolution

The vote was taken on Israel's Independence Day and follows a highly controversial UNESCO resolution passed last October that ignored Jewish ties to the Western Wall ...

May 11 2017

Girls Refusing Rescue Should Be Forced Out - Chibok Leaders

It said three states in the region were highly affected by the deepening humanitarian crisis, but pledged to continue supporting the Federal Government through the provis...