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First Lady visits soldiers, airmen at Joint Base Langely-Eustis in Va.

First Lady visits soldiers, airmen at Joint Base Langely-Eustis in Va.

Trump has repeatedly attacked the press as "fake news" and referred to them as the "enemy of the people". First lady Melania Trump offered a blistering critique of comedians and others when she ...

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After a Week of Crisis, Theresa May's Team Rejects New Brexit Referendum

After a Week of Crisis, Theresa May's Team Rejects New Brexit Referendum

The issue provoked an extraordinary public clash on Sunday between May and former prime minister Tony Blair , a leading supporter of continued European Union membership for Britain. Chuka Umunna , ...

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Interior Secretary Zinke resigns amid investigations

Interior Secretary Zinke resigns amid investigations

Environmentalists are already steeling to battle Zinke's No. 2, Deputy Interior Secretary David Bernhardt, who is expected to be named acting secretary when Zinke leaves. He predicts it will be differ...

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Egypt voices concern over Israeli escalation in Palestinian lands

Egypt voices concern over Israeli escalation in Palestinian lands

Hamas cells operate in the West Bank despite the PA and Israel seeking to arrest them. Netanyahu's comments came after two soldiers were shot dead at a central West Bank bus station near a settlem...

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Did Pelosi Just Cash In on Her Contentious Meeting with Trump?

Did Pelosi Just Cash In on Her Contentious Meeting with Trump?

Sources said any continuing resolution could become a "Christmas tree", with leaders loading it up with sexual harassment legislation, a renewal of flood insurance and other year-end items. "Illeg...

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Theresa May fights for her job amid Brexit turmoil

Theresa May fights for her job amid Brexit turmoil

Britain's March 29 exit has been plunged into crisis by parliamentary opposition to the divorce deal she struck with the European Union last month, which has opened up possibilities including a delay ...

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Family of 21-year-old killed in Netherlands receives outpouring of support

Family of 21-year-old killed in Netherlands receives outpouring of support

Regarding the roommate, Odegard told KMSP, "He'd have highs and lows, and she noticed that and I told her she needed to get out of there because something ain't right". The university said it was shoc...

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Delayed Vindication of Justice: Jaitley on Sajjan Kumar Conviction

Delayed Vindication of Justice: Jaitley on Sajjan Kumar Conviction

As for the mass killing of Sikhs between November 1 and 4, 1984 in Delhi and the rest of the country, the high court also held that it was "engineered by political actors with the assistance of ...

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Interior Secretary Zinke To Step Down Amid Ethics Investigation

Interior Secretary Zinke To Step Down Amid Ethics Investigation

The president chose Zinke in December 2016 to serve in the cabinet-level position and said in a followup tweet that the White House would announce a replacement next week. Zinke is the subject of fe...

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Theresa May accuses Tony Blair of 'undermining' Brexit negotiations

Theresa May accuses Tony Blair of 'undermining' Brexit negotiations

The idea of a second referendum is gaining traction among those who hope it would stop the United Kingdom leaving the bloc, and those who see it as a threat that will bring Brexiteers behind May's p...

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Kiev proclaims its own Orthodox church, hails ‘unification’ after holding ‘schismatic’ council

Kiev proclaims its own Orthodox church, hails ‘unification’ after holding ‘schismatic’ council

The move, sanctioned in October by the Ecumenical Patriarchy in Istanbul, is the latest step in Ukraine's efforts to free itself from its neighbor's orbit. Russian Federation has responded to attempts...

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Trump names budget director Mick Mulvaney as acting chief of staff

Trump names budget director Mick Mulvaney as acting chief of staff

Ayers announced December 9 - the day after Trump said Kelly was leaving - that he would not take the job, instead choosing to return with his family to Georgia. The president hadn't made a final...

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One 'nebulous' word sends sparks flying over Brexit talks

One 'nebulous' word sends sparks flying over Brexit talks

She said there is still work to be done and said her discussions have shown "further clarification and discussion is in fact possible". The Prime Minister was apparently infuriated after he descri...

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North Korea condemns U.S. sanctions, warns that denuclearization promise in jeopardy

North Korea condemns U.S. sanctions, warns that denuclearization promise in jeopardy

U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Policy Stephen Biegun reportedly is slated to visit South Korea in the coming days to strategize with officials there on ways to salvage the denucleariz...

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Explosion at northern Japan restaurant leaves more than 40 injured

Explosion at northern Japan restaurant leaves more than 40 injured

Media reports said the Sunday night incident may have involved propane gas tanks in the building where the blast occurred. Fires broke out following the incident, and images from the scene showed la...

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Trump was in the room during hush money negotiations

Trump was in the room during hush money negotiations

Cohen , who has been sentenced to three years in prison , claims he followed "a bad path" in being loyal to Trump but would "not be the villain" in the story, in an interview with USA broadcaster AB...

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Erdogan: Turkey will enter Syria's Manbij if USA doesn't remove YPG fighters

Erdogan: Turkey will enter Syria's Manbij if USA doesn't remove YPG fighters

However, a new conflict is looming as these same Pentagon-backed fighters face an imminent threat from a fellow US partner. The video, which has been filmed with a forehead camera, shows several Dae...

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France needs calm, order and return to normal after protests: Macron - International

France needs calm, order and return to normal after protests: Macron - International

Security officials - who told the AP they were not authorised to comment publicly - confirmed the restrictions, which they said were announced at a meeting between senior police officers and retailers...

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Death toll rises to 4 in Strasbourg shooting in France

Death toll rises to 4 in Strasbourg shooting in France

Some unconfirmed reports said three people had died and as many as nine were wounded. A terrorism investigation has been opened into Tuesday's attack, which put parts of the city on lockdown. Chek...

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Australia recognizes west Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Australia recognizes west Jerusalem as Israel's capital

The Palestinian leadership has denounced the latest decision by the Australian government to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as the capital of the Israeli regime, describing the move as "irresponsible" an...

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Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke to Leave Administration This Month

Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke to Leave Administration This Month

The Cabinet post requires Senate confirmation. Zinke assumed office on March 1, 2017, and became the 52nd Secretary of the Interior for the United States. Asked by reporters last month whether he mi...

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Indian Supreme Court backs PM Modi over Rafale jet deal

Indian Supreme Court backs PM Modi over Rafale jet deal

Dassault Aviation, the makers of Rafale , had chosen Reliance Defence as its partner to fulfill offset obligations of the deal. In an apparent attack on Rahul Gandhi, who has been alleging corrupt...

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Melania Trump makes Christmas visit to children’s hospital

When asked by Fox News' Sean Hannity what the hardest thing she'd had to deal with was, she singled out the media, the Washington Post reports. Among the groups of opportunists she named were ...

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Mahinda Rajapaksa resigns as Sri Lanka's Prime Minister

Mahinda Rajapaksa resigns as Sri Lanka's Prime Minister

The United National Party (UNP) said that President Maithripala Sirisena had a discussion with Wickremesinghe over the telephone today. Meanwhile, a lawyer on behalf of Ranil Wickremesinghe has ...

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Theresa May squares up to Juncker in squabble over ‘nebulous’ insult

British Prime Minister Theresa May , right, greets European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker during a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels. But Mr Juncker criticised Britain's la...

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Sacking of Sri Lanka parliament illegal

Sacking of Sri Lanka parliament illegal

Lawmakers have warned that public sector employees could cease being paid from the beginning of next month. The confidence vote in former Prime Minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe was passed by 117 vot...

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Pope Cuts 2 Cardinals From Cabinet Named in Abuse Scandal

Pope Cuts 2 Cardinals From Cabinet Named in Abuse Scandal

Pope Francis has dismissed Australian Cardinal George Pell from the Vatican's inner circle of advisers in light of the recent sexual abuse scandals, as SMH reports . At the time, he said that hi...

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Pentagon: Offensive against Kurds in Syria 'unacceptable'

Pentagon: Offensive against Kurds in Syria 'unacceptable'

Ankara has repeatedly lambasted Washington for providing military support to the militia and threatened to attack areas held by the YPG. Ankara says the organization is an affiliate of the PKK, d...

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May: Still work to do on Brexit deal

May: Still work to do on Brexit deal

She said they would need to help change the "dynamic" in the parliament by tackling the backstop's image problem with a package of assurances that make clear it won't be used to lock the United Kin...

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7-year-old migrant girl held at USA border dies in custody

7-year-old migrant girl held at USA border dies in custody

They came in such a large crowd it took our Border Patrol folks a couple times to get them all'. An autopsy was scheduled to try to determine what killed the girl, who appeared to be dehydrated and ...

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