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Trump says 'I like Steve' Bannon; won't definitively say he has confidence

In more than half a dozen interviews during the campaign with Bannon on Breitbart's radio show, Trump laid out his vision for leading the country, with ...


Palestinian factions vow to break up Badr group in Lebanon

Medical sources told AFP that the clashes killed two people and wounded 21, with at least one member of the security force among the dead. Traces of violence ...


Eating dog meat banned in Taiwan

The move reflects a shift in attitudes towards animals in Taiwan, where many residents hold their pets in higher regard, particularly amid the plunging birth ...


5 children injured after bounce house, inflatable slide go airborne

The children were all taken to the hospital. "Several children had fallen from the bouncy house or inflatable from approximately 30 feet in the air", Ricky Re...


Yoweri Museveni Uganda arrests academic who criticised president's wife

On her Twitter handle, she refers to herself as a " queer laughist and writer ". She was arrested late on Friday before being charged on Monday, according to a ...


Sessions visits US-Mexico border to push migrant crackdown

Sessions said President Trump's rhetoric was having an effect, citing a recent Department of Homeland Security report indicating that fewer people are attempt...


South Korean Supporters of Arrested Ex-president to Protest

She faces 13 charges in the scandal , including bribery, abuse of power, extortion and sharing state secrets with an unauthorized person, which is the larges...


North Korean murder suspects sent home with body of victim

Angered by Malaysia's investigation, North Korea slapped a travel ban on Malaysians earlier this month, trapping three diplomats and six of their family in Pyon...


Abe praises Trump's security commitment after call on Syria, North Korea

For Xi, who is entering a twice-a-decade Communist Party congress in the fall, the meeting with Trump was more about stabilizing the critical U.S. "Presidents...


Trump's grandchildren sing for Chinese president in Mandarin

Not only did it break with Chinese protocol, but it upstaged Xi, who had hoped to use the meeting to be seen by the world as Trump's equal. An anti-Chinese gove...


Coroner: London attacker killed by gunshot wound to chest

Adjourning the inquest for police to carry out their investigations, Dr Wilcox told the family members in the court: "I wish you all well". Westminster attack...


French candidates spar over corruption in debate

And though Le Pen may see more eye-to-eye with President Trump than other candidates, Boston University global relations professor William Keylor cautioned that...


Man shocked to find hikers had fallen over edge

Two helicopters and several ground crews responded Saturday afternoon after the hikers were caught by a collapsing cornice at around 4 p.m. Five hikers are de...


Aspen Skiing Co, KSL Capital to buy Intrawest for about $1.5 bln

About Intrawest Resorts Holdings, Inc. In February, Vail Resorts, of Colorado, announced a $50 million deal to acquire another Vermont ski area, Stowe Mounta...


Company buys Steamboat Resort and Winter Park in massive deal

KSL Capital Partners owns Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows in the Lake Tahoe area. Together, they are forming a new entity to acquire these resorts. The deal w...


After attack on Syria, Tillerson vows to defend innocents

President Trump's limited, proportional missile strike on a single Syrian air base had a clear objective: Punish Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for having l...


Malala designated as UN's youngest-ever Messenger of Peace

Malala is known as the girl who was shot by the Taliban for speaking out against them. In the year 2013, Yousafzai and her father co-founded the Mala fund i...


Sen. Bernie Sanders Has His Own Podcast

Patrick Leahy and Rep. The United States has placed blame for the attack on Syrian President Bashar Assad. Both senators calls on the Trump administration to ...


13 killed in Egypt church explosion, local reports say

A second explosion has killed at least 11 people at a church in Alexandria, hours after a bomb at another church north of Cairo killed dozens of worshipers...


Trump, Xi meet again - in shadow of missile strikes on Syria

Both sides are recalibrating after Trump ordered a missile strike on Syria to punish Bashar Assad's regime for a chemical weapons attack. China has sided with...


India promises to cut trade gap: Hasina

India has extended a $4.5 billion line of credit to Bangladesh even as the two countries today signed about 25 agreements to increase cooperation in various fie...


Airbnb host banned after sending racist messages to Asian woman

The Washington Post reports that the company declined to indicate additional details on the cancellation or if the host has had prior complaints. "She says "...


Texas Bill Fining Men for Masturbating Moves Forward

The near-impossibility of her satirical Man's Right to Know bill becoming law is underlined by the fact that for it to pass, the Texas House State Affairs Commi...


A slice for the stranded: Delta buys pizza for passengers

There are few things that can make flight delays more bearable, but free pizza is definitely one of them. The carrier had 161 days in 2016 without a cancellat...


1 dead, 2 wounded in shooting at upscale Florida mall

Equinox said in a statement that is was working with authorities. "I could hear at least two shots first". No one was being sought in connection with the shoo...


Top official in South Africa's ANC has 'reservations' over Gordhan removal

The ANC has been the dominant party in South Africa since sweeping to power under Nelson Mandela at the end of apartheid in 1994. Rumours Zuma was to replac...


North Korea test-fires missile into sea ahead of Trump-Xi summit

Beijing, increasingly frustrated with Pyongyang's nuclear and missile activities, has announced a suspension of all coal imports from the North until the end of...


Russian Foreign Ministry poked fun at hacker scandal

However, not everyone seems to be into April Fools mood, as Matthew Chance, a senior CNN reporter called it an " attempt to sort of laugh off the very serio...


Amazon's New Cash Option - How To Use and Stores Included

Today, the retailer officially announced Amazon Cash , which lets users add money directly to their Amazon account. According to a 2016 report from Consu...


Duterte fires Cabinet member over alleged wrongdoing

Interior Undersecretary Catalino Cuy is chosen as acting DILG chief. However, he said they were only hoping that Duterte would investigate the allegations the...