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Rep. Trey Gowdy Withdraws His Name From FBI Director Shortlist

Rep. Trey Gowdy Withdraws His Name From FBI Director Shortlist

The White House had no immediate comment. As the news cycle remains dominated by the revelation of memos written by fired FBI Director James Comey as part of a "paper trail" of perceived misbehavior...

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Papua New Guinea to Shut Parts of Manus Asylum-Seeker Camp: Refugees

Papua New Guinea to Shut Parts of Manus Asylum-Seeker Camp: Refugees

Parts of the Manus Island detention centre will be progressively shut down before its final closure on October 31, Immigration Minister Peter Dutton says. The immigration officer said: "In coming mont...

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Déchets plastiques. Une île du Pacifique bat des records

Déchets plastiques. Une île du Pacifique bat des records

Henderson est tellement isolée qu'elle n'est visitée que tous les cinq ou dix ans pour des expéditions scientifiques. "La densité des débris est la plus haute qui n'ait jamais été rapportée dans le mo...

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Apple iOS 11: 3 Features That Can Ruin Google Android

The company is apparently taking this step due to cannibalism of its own products as the boundaries between small tablets and large smartphones blur. According to an Apple source who spoke to BGR ,...

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Annual house price growth weakest since 2013

Annual house price growth weakest since 2013

Wales saw house prices increase by 4.3% over the previous 12 months to stand at £148,000. The average price in Northern Ireland now stands at £124,000, an annual increase of 4.3%. "This is the weakest...

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Essex health unit attacks West Nile virus with awareness campaign

Essex health unit attacks West Nile virus with awareness campaign

Remove standing water in and around homes, including in trash cans, toys, tires, flower pots and any other containers so mosquitoes can't lay their eggs. With mosquito activity increasing, Californian...

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Kurdish-led forces advance on IS-held Raqqa, say activists

The United States and Turkey were on the same page when chose to wage a war against ISIS in Syria; however, Turkey's new involvement inside Syria and disagreement with the Kurdish militia may brin...

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Massive funding shortfall puts South Sudanese refugees on brink of death

Massive funding shortfall puts South Sudanese refugees on brink of death

Border areas between South Sudan, Sudan and Uganda were key entry points for arms to Juba, the U.N panel of experts report stated. Speaking at a press conference in Khartoum Tuesday, SRCS Secretary ...

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Ransomware attack should be a 'wake-up call' for governments

Ransomware attack should be a 'wake-up call' for governments

The phenomenon of companies failing to update their systems has been a persistent security problem for years. In that regard, the institution called on all sectors to solve their problems in the fie...

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Mehbooba Mufti Explains 'Stampede' At Programme, Omar Abdullah Jeers

Mehbooba Mufti Explains 'Stampede' At Programme, Omar Abdullah Jeers

Her explanation drew jeers from her predecessor Omar Abdullah, who said she was "living in denial". These employees (women protesters) clearly stated on camera that they were coerced and misled to a...

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Eurovision winner arrives home to Portugal

Eurovision winner arrives home to Portugal

It's the first time Portugal have won the contest in 53 years of trying. Kristian Kostov from Bulgaria, center, reacts during the voting stage of the the Final for the Eurovision Song Contest, in Ki...

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US spat erupts ahead of Trump visit to region

The warnings from U.S. officials across government agencies - including from some inside the West Wing - add to the steady stream of cautionary advice Gulf state diplomats and top Arab officials have ...

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France's ATR delivers first planes to Iran as trade grows

France's ATR delivers first planes to Iran as trade grows

Under the $536-million deal the European airplane manufacturer is expected to deliver nine ATR 72-600s to Iran in 2017. "Strengthening the links between all our communities will encourage new busine...

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BRODY FILE EXCLUSIVE: Trump Administration to Significantly Expand Pro-Life Mexico City Policy

BRODY FILE EXCLUSIVE: Trump Administration to Significantly Expand Pro-Life Mexico City Policy

When the GRG last went into effect in 2001, according to the Center for American Progress , contraception donations from the USA shuddered to an abrupt halt, leaving 20 developing countries without t...

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Egyptian mummies: Archaeologists make CHILLING discovery

Egyptian mummies: Archaeologists make CHILLING discovery

Egypt's antiquities ministry announced on Saturday that archaeologists had discovered 17 mummies in catacombs in Minya province, south of Cairo. The discovery was "important, unprecedented, be...

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Sorry, paparazzi, celebs now get private treatment at LAX

Sorry, paparazzi, celebs now get private treatment at LAX

That was the assessment from LAX spokeswoman Katherine Alvarado, surveying the aftermath of the overnight, partial relocation of one major airline - Delta - and several smaller carriers. The new airli...

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France Honors New President, Emmanuel Macron

France Honors New President, Emmanuel Macron

Mr Philippe's appointment ticks several boxes for 39-year-old Mr Macron, France's youngest president, who took power on Sunday. Francois Hollande - the man from whose hands he took the reins of powe...

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North Korea: New long-range missile can carry heavy nuke

North Korea: New long-range missile can carry heavy nuke

Here's a closer look at what happened in Sunday's missile launch, which came only a few days after the inauguration of a new South Korean president, and why it's viewed as a worrying development by No...

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US Envoy: Fight To Retake Mosul In 'final stages'

US Envoy: Fight To Retake Mosul In 'final stages'

Iraqi government forces are struggling to expel Daesh terrorists from the western part of Mosul, where some neighborhoods are still under the control of the militants. US -backed air strikes in the ti...

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"Je voulais revenir ici Rue de Solférino" — François Hollande

Planet.fr fait aujourd'hui le point sur les séquences clés qu'il ne fallait pas rater. Lorsqu'Emmanuel Macron démissionne de l'Élysée en 2014, c'est notamment avec lui qu'il envisageait de monter ...

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Tillerson Points to Shift in US Foreign Policy Priorities

He spoke to a State Department eager for answers about changing priorities and a sweeping, impending overhaul. The former Exxon Mobil CEO distinguished between US "values", which he described as end...

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Mattis Seeks to Allay Turkey on US Arming of Syrian Kurds

Mattis Seeks to Allay Turkey on US Arming of Syrian Kurds

The Turks will be notified about the decision on arming Syrian Kurdish forces soon and the Pentagon expects a strong reaction. The SDF, which also includes Arab fighters, has captured large swathes of...

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Spicer Pressed on Clapper's New Comments on Trump-Russia Collusion

If any "tapes" do in fact exist, they should be submitted to the House Intelligence Committee, ranking member Adam Schiff, a California Democrat, said Friday. It was not clear when Comey would speak f...

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First Australian business infected in global cyber attack

But global fears eased on Monday as the number of incidents reported levelled off. "We've never seen anything like this", the head of the European Union's policing agency told Britain's ITV televisi...

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Journalist arrested during U.S. health secretary's visit to W.Va.

Journalist arrested during U.S. health secretary's visit to W.Va.

Heyman, who has been with Public News Service since 2009, said he was recording on his phone when he reached out past Price's staffers and began asking his question "a number of times". Lawrence M...

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China's leader offers billions for new Silk Road initiative

China's leader offers billions for new Silk Road initiative

Some of China's most reliable allies and partners will attend the forum, including Russian President Vladimir Putin , Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen and Kazak...

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Former French PM Manuel Valls pledges allegiance to Emmanuel Macron's movement

The centrist's victory over far-rightist Marine Le Pen in Sunday's election came as a huge relief to European Union allies who had feared another populist upheaval to follow Britain's vote to quit the...

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Indian, Pakistani troops trade fire on LoC

Indian, Pakistani troops trade fire on LoC

This is the fourth ceasefire violation by Pakistani forces in past four days at Rajouri district. Pakistan on Thursday condemned what it called "unprovoked" Indian firing in the area. He said the numb...

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HFC Member Says House Obamacare Repeal Bill Only 'Tweaks' Obamacare

HFC Member Says House Obamacare Repeal Bill Only 'Tweaks' Obamacare

People making over $100,000 per year would pay less - and those making over $200,000 would actually receive a tax cut! If ever there was a windfall deserving of the name "blood money", this is it. Fol...

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Election de Macron : le gouvernement Cazeneuve a officiellement démissionné

Election de Macron : le gouvernement Cazeneuve a officiellement démissionné

En 2012, contrairement à l'usage, François Hollande s'était contenté d'accompagner Nicolas Sarkozy jusqu'au perron du palais, ce qui avait été interprété par une partie de l'opinion comme une forme ...

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