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May 25 2018

Ukraine 'paid Trump lawyer to arrange White House talks'

One source told the news agency the payment was $600,000. Kendall Coffey, a former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, said the terms of the deal appear...

May 23 2018

Surveillance state? Amazon selling facial recognition technology to govt 'threatens freedom'

The organizations sent a letter to Amazon after an ACLU investigation found Amazon had been working with a number of United States law enforcement agencies to deploy it...

May 23 2018

Who won 'American Idol'? Winner revealed during 2-hour music-filled finale

The excitement was definitely in the air on Monday night's finale. Musician and singer Gary Clark Jr. took the stage with Cade Foehner and Dennis Lorenzo and grooved to...

May 23 2018

United Kingdom retailer M&S says to shut more than 100 stores

Britain's Marks & Spencer MKS.L said on Wednesday it urgently had to modernise or risk fading away as it reported a second straight decline in annual profit and booked a ...

May 22 2018

Voter registration deadline ahead of June primaries

Bastrop County will have 10 polling places on Election Day. Minors who are 17 years old but will be 18 years old on or before the November 6, 2018 General Election are ...

May 18 2018

Hawaii volcano erupts six mile-high plume, could blow again within hours

Linda Ugalde, a 20-year resident of Volcano, said she heard and felt nothing, but stepped outside of her home at the Volcano Golf Course subdivision about 10 minutes af...

May 17 2018

North Korean officials visit China to learn about economic reform

With Trump ready to meet Kim, Xi Jinping has had two summits already, Shinzo Abe has indicated he too wants a piece of the diplomatic action, while South Korea's presid...

May 16 2018

Facebook to United Kingdom parliament: no Zuckerberg for you

Apparently, even the 200 suspended apps are expected to be further investigated via interviews and RFI requests. There has been a lot of attention in the media lately w...

May 16 2018

Why Is the US Afraid of China's Rise?

Schumer (D-N.Y.), along with Sens. The Obama and Trump administrations had previously sought to punish ZTE, a huge company that makes phones and other products, for sel...

May 15 2018

Nawaz rejects NSC's declaration, demands National Commission to unearth facts

Nawaz said this while speaking to journalists outside accountability court . "The participants [of the NSC] observed that it was very unfortunate that the opinion aris...

May 14 2018

US Presidential Delegation Arrives in Israel for Embassy Dedication

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he won't give up any part of the city, while Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says Trump's policy shift on Jerusalem d...

May 13 2018

David Goodall: Scientist, 104, ends his life in Switzerland

Goodall secured a fast-track appointment with the foundation in Basel after he attempted but failed to commit suicide on his own earlier this year. "I no longer want to...

May 13 2018

Trump blew up at homeland security chief over border security

Nielsen as primarily responsible for keeping illegal immigrants out of the country". As a group of Central American migrants seeking asylum in the USA approached the bo...

May 12 2018

'Devastating tragedy' as family of seven found dead in Australia

Police are expected to remain at the residence for an extended period of time . They all resided at the property , he said. Two adults lay on the outside, and another ...

May 12 2018

Policeman injured in central Kashmir attack succumbs

The militants fired at a guard post in Wadwan village, injuring constable Shamim Ahmad . "But Ahmed instead of obeying the diktat and without caring for his own life r...

May 12 2018

In Cartoons: The Karnataka Election Campaign That Was

Referring to BJP leader and Union minister Ananth Kumar Hegde's controversial comments in December past year, Gandhi said that the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) was d...

May 11 2018

Weekend forecast: A little rain, a little sunshine

A cold front will be followed by an area of low pressure dragging a combination of showers and more lengthy spells of rain. During the late afternoon on Thursday a di...

May 10 2018

Putin reviews Russia's 'invincible weapons' in Red Square military parade

Improving the economy following a recession partly linked to worldwide sanctions will be a primary goal of his next six-year term, Putin said. "All the countries and al...

May 07 2018

White House gears up to push Central Intelligence Agency nominee as concerns mount

Several unidentified senior United States officials told The Washington Post that Haspel was anxious that the increasing scrutiny over her role in the agency's interrog...

May 07 2018

Avengers: Infinity War Makes $1 Billion Faster Than Any Movie Ever

Overseas, the mega-Superhero group pic grossed another $162.6-M for a foreign total of $713.3-M and $1.164-B worldwide. The $112.5 million that Infinity War is expect...