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New Afghanistan troop plan goes to White House next week

New Afghanistan troop plan goes to White House next week

Theresa Whelan, who is now working as the Pentagon's assistant defense secretary for special operations, told senators the new plan likely will go to the White House next week. According to United S...

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'I Will Not Be Happy' if North Korea Conducts Nuke Test

In an interview with Reuters on Thursday, Trump said he prefers a diplomatic approach to settle tensions over North Korea's nuclear program but warned that a conflict is possible. The President is s...

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Pakistani husband accuses Indian High Commission of detaining newly-wed wife

Pakistani husband accuses Indian High Commission of detaining newly-wed wife

Police officials told The Express Tribune on Sunday that Tahir had met Uzma in Malaysia and they chose to marry. Zakaria's remarks came following a Pakistani man's allegations that the Indian High...

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Russia: Syria deal bans US-led coalition aircraft

Political and armed opposition groups have rejected the proposal, saying Russian Federation has been unwilling or unable to get Assad and his Iranian-backed militia allies to respect past ceasefires. ...

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Présidentielle : Emmanuel Macron en tête en Polynésie

Si la majorité des bureaux ferment à 19 heures, une dérogation a été accordée dans certaines grandes villes françaises, comme Paris ou Marseille, jusqu'à 20 heures. Telle est en effet la conclusion d'...

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Sawmill Fire expands, but is now 40 percent contained

Sawmill Fire expands, but is now 40 percent contained

The fire remained 40 percent contained and flames were about 10 miles (16 kilometers) from hundreds of homes in rural areas along Interstate 10 and west of the community of Benson, according to author...

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France Elections: Le Pen Steps Aside As National Front Leader

France Elections: Le Pen Steps Aside As National Front Leader

Melenchon espouses similar policies on worker protection and anti-globalisation to those of Le Pen, and pollsters say some of his backer might choose Le Pen in the second round. "Despite the scandals,...

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Barbra Streisand blames sexism for Oscar snubs

Barbra Streisand blames sexism for Oscar snubs

Variety reports Streisand told director Robert Rodriguez during an interview Saturday at the Tribeca Film Festival in NY that "there were a lot of older people" who didn't want to see a woman dir...

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Taliban captures district in Afghanistan's northern Kunduz province

Taliban captures district in Afghanistan's northern Kunduz province

Zabihullah Mujahid, a spokesman for the Taliban, said in a statement that the group had taken control of police headquarters, the governor's compound, and all security checkpoints in the district. A...

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Apple CEO Cook Discloses $1 Billion Advanced Manufacturing Fund

Apple CEO Cook Discloses $1 Billion Advanced Manufacturing Fund

Cook made the announcement during an interview Wednesday on CNBC's "Mad Money," telling host Jim Cramer his company is always searching for ways to do more to bring advanced manufacturing jobs int...

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Présidentielle: une dizaine de médias se disent

Présidentielle: une dizaine de médias se disent "interdits" de soirée électorale FN

D'après des témoignages recueillis par l'AFP, plusieurs des journalistes refusés avaient fait leur demande d'accréditation en début de semaine. Sur le même réseau social, des journalistes travaillan...

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British woman dies after falling from Benidorm apartment

British woman dies after falling from Benidorm apartment

Sources in Benidorm said it is believed the 32-year-old man has since been made an "investigado, ' a new legal term in Spain which simply means 'under investigation". Another friend commented: "Kirsty...

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Présidentielle : la participation au second tour était de 65,30% à 17h

Alors qu'au Touquet, tout s'est déroulé dans le calme pour Emmanuel Macron, à Hénin-Beaumont (Pas-de-Calais), Marine Le Pen n'était visiblement pas la bienvenue pour tout le monde. Emmanuel Macron, ...

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Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) Valuation According To Analysts

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) Valuation According To Analysts

Proshare Advsrs Ltd Llc stated it has 0.03% of its portfolio in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (NYSE:RCL). Channing Capital Management LLC now owns 318,073 shares of the company's stock worth $23,840,0...

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Germany: Hannover Evacuates 50000 People To Defuse WWII Bombs

Germany: Hannover Evacuates 50000 People To Defuse WWII Bombs

The German city of Hannover is set to evacuate 50,000 people - around a tenth of its population - amid all-out preparations to defuse several World War II-era bombs that were dropped by the allies. Th...

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Doctors Identified As Victims In South Boston Condo Double Homicide

Doctors Identified As Victims In South Boston Condo Double Homicide

The officers weren't hurt. After a shootout with police in South Boston , the bodies of Dr. Richard Field and his fiancée Dr. Lina Bolanos were found in the apartment of Bampumim Teixeira. Official...

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Hamas elects Ismail Haniya as new political chief

Hamas elects Ismail Haniya as new political chief

Hamas spokesman Fawzi Barhoum confirmed on Saturday that Mr Haniya had been selected as the politburo chief. The document notably accepts the idea of a Palestinian state in territories occupied by I...

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At least 27 hurt in turbulence on Aeroflot Moscow-Bangkok flight

At least 27 hurt in turbulence on Aeroflot Moscow-Bangkok flight

The airline said its representatives and Russian Embassy officials were looking after the passengers, assisting with hotel cancellations, changing check-in dates and re-ticketing of transfer flights. ...

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Cedar Fair, L.P. (FUN) Now Covered by Stifel Nicolaus

Cedar Fair, L.P. (FUN) Now Covered by Stifel Nicolaus

Janus Capital Management LLC now owns 599,640 shares of the company's stock valued at $38,497,000 after buying an additional 93,930 shares during the period. Zacks Investment Research cut Cedar Fair, ...

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Trump calls for 'good shutdown' to fix mess in Senate

Trump calls for 'good shutdown' to fix mess in Senate

But the call was beset by technical troubles, and Mr. Mulvaney was able to offer few assurances to temper Mr. Trump's threat of a shutdown, which could leave Republican House and Senate candidates...

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Red Cross tweets image of freed Chibok girls

Red Cross tweets image of freed Chibok girls

President Muhammadu Buhari said Saturday that some Boko Haram prisoners had been released for the freedom of the schoolgirls, but he did not give any details. We hope the remaining girls will soon be ...

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Mehbooba calls Modi's Lahore visit 'a sign of strength'

Mehbooba calls Modi's Lahore visit 'a sign of strength'

She gave credit to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and her father, former Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, for starting the "chapter of peace" in Jammu and Kashmir in 2002 and alleged ...

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Kumar Vishwas defends Arvind Kejriwal, says can't imagine him taking bribe

Following the sacked Delhi minister's allegations, a huge controversy has erupted in the national capital, with the Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) demanding Kejriwal's resignation. He added...

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Trump and Putin Agree Violence in Syria Must End

What's more, the USA will reportedly send a representative to attend so-called "ceasefire talks" in Kazakhstan on Wednesday and Thursday. During a phone call on Tuesday they agreed to try to meet up...

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L'Unesco adopte une résolution sur le statut de Jérusalem

L'Unesco adopte une résolution sur le statut de Jérusalem

La résolution, adoptée par consensus, avait déjà été votée mardi en commission avec 22 voix pour et 10 contre. 22 pays dont le Brésil, la Chine, la Russie et la Suède avaient voté en faveur du pro...

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Residents say South Sudan troops remove 5000 from church

The assault in the town of Leer, which lies in an oil-producing region, was repelled by Ghanaian peacekeepers. The assailants' identity was not clear. "The civilians in Aburoc have nowhere left to g...

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US still in climate talks with no decision on Paris pullout

President Donald Trump is expected to make a decision soon on whether to exit the Paris Agreement . The United States committed to reducing its emissions by between 26% and 28% below 2005 levels by...

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Dollar Rising As Fed Leaves Rates Unchanged

While the USA central bank's decision to maintain its benchmark rate at a target range of 0.75%-1% was largely expected, the statement accompanying the decision was being closely watched for hints on ...

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Le Hamas élit le dirigeant palestinien Ismaïl Haniyeh comme chef politique

Le Hamas élit le dirigeant palestinien Ismaïl Haniyeh comme chef politique

Né en 1963, Ismail Haniyeh succède à Khaled Mechaal qui a effectué les deux mandats maximum autorisés par le mouvement. Mechaal a annoncé cette élection au Qatar, dans une interview accordée à la ch...

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South Korea Considers Naval Military Drills With US Carl Vinson Carrier

The latest flare-up in tension between the USA and North Korea has been triggered by reports that the state was about to conduct its sixth nuclear test or fire a nuclear-capable ballistic missile. N...

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