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Potential CIA Contender Hedges Her Role in Bush Era Torture Program

Haspel faces a Senate confirmation hearing Wednesday. Trump named Haspel, the first woman tapped to head the agency, to succeed Mike Pompeo, who became secr...


Nigeria move to arrest suspected killers in northern state

The Kaduna State Police Command's Public Relations Officer, Mukhtar Aliyu, when contacted at about 12.26pm, said he would call our correspondent back to furnish...


Trump changes story on Stormy Daniels hush money, denies affair

The adult film actress, who is now suing Trump and Cohen over an NDA regarding an alleged affair with the then-real estate mogul as well as defamation, has be...


Jeffrey Tambor to Appear in 'Arrested Development' Season 5

Netflix has junked several projects to other embattled stars like Kevin Spacey, and ordered a complete re-write of House of Cards , so the decision to stick by...


Trump to host S.Korean President on May 22

Trump revealed on Friday that a date and venue for the landmark meeting will be unveiled soon. "You know we have 32,000 troops there but I think a lot of great ...


Turkish opposition parties to sign four-way election alliance

The election will mark Turkey's transition into a presidency with new sweeping executive powers - opposed by the Saadet Party - in a narrowly approved referendu...


SC takes cognizance of Himachal murder

He even stayed near the Mathura refinery and the Banke Bihari temple, Chawla said adding the accused would be brought and produced before a court here. He had...


Congress will retain power in Karnataka: Scindia

The committee restrained the media yesterday from airing or sharing the advertisements on the ground that they were violative of guidelines. The Congress lead...


Iraqi journalist who flung shoes at Bush is running for president

Nearly a decade after inciting an global diplomatic incident, Muntazer Al-Zaidi has announced that he is pursing a political career as lawmaker in Iraq . Zaidi...


Iran Exports Soar Ahead of Possible New Sanctions

The possibility of United States sanctions over Iran could push oil markets over the edge short-term, with prices rising up to $80 per barrel but the real imp...


Trump should win Nobel Peace Prize, some Republicans declare

More than a dozen House Republicans, led by Rep. Luke Messer, formally nominated the president in a letter sent to the Nobel Committee Wednesday. The letter c...


World marks Press Freedom Day amid rights violations

It also underlines the role that media play as champions of accountability and the rule of law. In a series of tweets, Modi said that a free Press was neces...


Peers vote to give MPs the final say on Brexit terms

The Government warned that one defeat - giving MPs a decisive final say on the terms of the Brexit deal - would weaken Theresa May's hand in negotiations. "I ...


Pope aide Pell arrives for sexual abuse decision

Australia's Royal Commission Into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse - the nation's highest form of inquiry - revealed previous year that 7 percent ...


Terry Rozier explains why he wore Drew Bledsoe jersey to arena

After Game 2 in the series, Bledsoe pretended not to know who Rozier was in his postgame press conference. Celtics guard Terry Rozier got the last word in h...


Armenian ruling party won't nominate own candidate for PM

All three parties have now declared support for Pashinyan's candidacy. On April 30 I will meet with representatives of all factions of the National Assembly to ...


Israeli troops kill three protesters, injure 600 during 'riots' along Gaza border

Ashraf al-Qidra, spokesperson for Gaza's health ministry, said Israeli forces also targeted medical service points twice with quantities of unidentified gas e...


QC delegation visits Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh

Rohingya Muslims have always been treated as outsiders in Myanmar, even though their families have lived in the country for generations. We will try to convinc...


Nine Israeli youths killed after caught in flash flood

Nine 18-year-old hikers have been killed and one is missing after a flash flood swept them away in Nahal Tzafit, southern Israel . The hike the students were...


'Open invitation extended to Donald Trump to visit Ireland' says Government

Others weren't happy with the concept of a visit at any time. Sadiq Khan , Mayor of London , tweeted on Thursday , "If he comes to London , President Tru...


DU graduate stands 2nd, 41 from Jamia also crack UPSC 2017

In 2011, he is an engineering graduate in Electronics and Instrumentation from BITS (Pilani). Sachin Gupta, who bagged 3 rank in UPSC, explained how he cons...


Brokaw gets support after harassment allegation; withdraws from SHU commencement

Rachel Maddow and Andrea Mitchell were among the current and former colleagues of Tom Brokaw that signed a letter defending him against recent allegati...


Teachers in Arizona, Colorado walk out for more school money

Betting that a growing economy will bolster revenue, Mr. Ducey said he could provide the raises and reinforce school budgets without tax increases, a proposal...


Trump's Michael Cohen Comments Are Already Costing Him

But it was a brief tangent about his relationship with longtime fixer and archetypical casino pit boss Michael Cohen that is causing the most consternation for ...


White House Walks Back Trump's Suggestion That VA Nominee Step Aside

White House officials say Jackson has no intention of stepping aside. Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., said that while lawmakers want to be "deferential as much ...


Many victims: in India, the train rammed the bus with students

The Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath visited the incident and lost his cool over protestors and said " nautanki band Karo" (Stop this drama) as he was no...


Senate confirms Mike Pompeo as 70th secretary of state

The U.S. Senate confirmed Mike Pompeo as President Donald Trump's secretary of state on Thursday, putting the former Central Intelligence Agency director in a...


Night Of Glitz & Glam As Trump Hosts First State Dinner As President

Even if Trump scraps the deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or JCPOA , Macron doesn't believe his visit will have been a failure. In Janu...


Lawmakers Suspend Confirmation Hearing for VA Secretary Nominee Ronny Jackson

He also provided a "large supply" of Percocet, an opioid medication, to a staffer. Gidley said the FBI background investigation into Jackson "was clean and th...


Malaysia releases new suspect photo in Hamas engineer murder

Officials said Dr. Fadi Mohammad al-Batash, 35, was killed in a drive-by shooting as he was walking from his apartment to dawn prayers at a local mosque on Satu...


Texas Gerrymandering Case Moves to the Supreme Court

A three-judge district court in San Antonio has issued multiple rulings finding the maps discriminatory against Latino and African American voters, but had not ...


Danish inventor Peter Madsen handed life sentence for murdering journalist Kim Wall

Madsen, 47, had denied murder and said Wall died accidentally inside the submarine. Forensics has also not been able to back up his claim. "I am on an adv...


Asaram case: victim's father thanks judiciary for justice delivered

Two of the four other co-accused, including a woman, were also found guilty and were sentenced to 20 years. The verdict was pronounced from Jodhpur Cent...


A New DACA Ruling Will Keep the Program Alive

In January, a San Francisco federal judge blocked the Trump administration from ending DACA, rejecting the government's argument that the courts can't review ...


Balance of NY Legislature could change following special election

A spokesman for the Senate Democratic conference did not mention Mr. Felder in a statement, but predicted victory in both races on Tuesday and expressed scorn f...


Tim Cook Attends White House State Dinner

The two are likely to discuss the rising tensions surrounding a possible trade war between the USA and China, where many of Apple's products and components ar...


Mitchell scores 33, Jazz rout Thunder 113-96

Ricky Rubio . It's a quick turnaround now for both teams , with the Thunder needing to win three straight games in order to win this series, starting at home...


Mah Govt deceiving people on Nanar refinery project: MPCC chief

Industries Minister Subhash Desai, a senior Sena leader, announced in Ratnagiri that the government notification for acquiring land for the project in Nanar, ov...


Ovechkin: 'I can't wait' to meet Penguins in playoffs once again

But by now we know the Penguins win on the backs of their biggest three stars (Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and Phil Kessel), who they sometimes spread across three ...


Saudi forces intercept two missiles fired by Houthi militias

Chairman of Yemen's Supreme Political Council Saleh al-Samad was killed last Thursday after the Saudi-led coalition targeted his residence in the Red Sea port...