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When is a wall not a wall? GOP redefines Trump's border wall

WASHINGTON (AP ) - There's an unconventional new president in the White House. By backing away from the wall, President Donald Trump has backed away from the ...


United Nations chief says no communication with North Korea is risky

In an interview with Christiane Amanpour, anchor and chief global correspondent of the U.S. cable news network CNN , Cui said that the current situation on t...


Dueling Shows Of Force As Tensions Ratchet Up On Korean Peninsula

The U.S. and South Korean militaries have been reluctant to publicly discuss the progress of the deployment ahead of the South Korean presidential election. "Ch...


Le Pen's successor also quits

French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen said she would name first-round candidate Nicolas Dupont-Aignan prime minister if elected. Controversy over he...


Trump to spend Day 100 in office talking tough on trade

More than five months after his victory and two days shy of the 100-day mark of his presidency, the election is still on Trump's mind. In Harrisburg, Trump be...


Macedonia faces major political crisis after violence in parliament

A stream of protesters carrying Macedonian flags forced their way past police and into the parliament in Skopje after the vote. Protesters stormed into Mac...


Senate Dems block quick vote on short-term spending bill

He's referring to a huge, government-wide federal spending bill being negotiated in Washington . These lobbyists are weighing in at this high-pressure time b...


'Bachelor' star Chris Soules jailed after deadly Iowa crash

Fans are sending thoughts and prayers to Chris, but many are also distraught over his actions following the deadly crash. Chris Soules is an American realit...


Ivanka's business prospers since Donald Trump election victory

On the April 18 edition of MSNBC's For The Record , former Fox host and longtime Trump apologist Greta Van Susteren disagreed with her entire panel - Politico...


Utah Rep. Chaffetz says he won't run for re-election

I expect to be involved and engaged in politics", he said in the interview, the Salt Lake Tribune reported . The legislator gained national attention as ...


Mike Pence says U.S. will honour refugee deal

President Trump initially rebuffed the agreement in January during a contentious phone call with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, later saying he wou...


What is the Impact of New Duties on Canadian Lumber?

President Donald Trump's recent broadsides against the Canadian dairy industry . On Tuesday, Trudeau and Trump spoke on the phone about the lumber disagreeme...


South Korea's economy grows at fastest pace in 3 quarters

It was the fastest growth in four quarters. The Bank of Korea on Thursday revealed the economy expanded 0.9 percent during the first three months of this year...


Hundreds rescued from the Mediterranean, at least 6 dead: aid organizations

Frontex director says it's a paradox that 1/3 of rescues are done by NGOs. The International Organization for Migration says almost 800 migrants died trying ...


D'oh! 'Simpsons' needle Trump ahead of 100-day milestone

We then see Chief Strategist Steve Bannon choking someone who looks a lot like House Speaker Paul Ryan while yelling, "Don't wrinkle the suit!" Mr Trump h...


Vast Majority of Trump Voters Say They'd Vote For Him Again Today

Last month, the American Health Care Act failed to receive a sufficient number of votes for passage in the House, postponing the vote. Trump will have signe...


Trump drops border wall funding demand as shutdown threat looms, reports say

Even though Trump's fellow Republicans control both chambers of Congress, they only have 52 seats in the Senate. Democrats are united in their opposition to i...


China jails American businesswoman for spying

Sandy Phan-Gillis, a naturalised USA citizen, has been detained in China since March 2015 after being accused of espionage. He has said in the past that he has ...


Pakistan Drops Opener Kamran Akmal from ICC Champions Trophy Squad

Former Pakistan ODI captain Azhar Ali has been also included in the 15-member squad for the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy.Meanwhile, the ICC Champions Troph...


North Korea carries out 'large-scale' artillery drill, South Korea says

A US guided-missile submarine arrived in South Korea and envoys from the US, Japan and South Korea met in Tokyo, as North Korea prepared to mark the anniversa...


US criticizes Turkey for striking Kurds in Iraq, Syria

The tension has erupted into clashes in recent months, with several PKK-affiliated Yazidi fighters killed in fighting with the Kurdistan region's peshmerga fo...


President Trump brags of 'higher TV ratings' than 9/11 coverage

The president will reach the 100-day mark on April 29, for which John Dickerson of " Face the Nation " is scheduled to interview him. "It's a tremendous advanta...


Seoul: North Korea holds drill to mark military anniversary

An official from Seoul's Defense Ministry couldn't confirm such details. Seoul lies only 25 miles from the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, wel...


Trump approval low as he approaches first 100 days

On Monday, it was a reception with conservative media. Among those who voted for Hillary Clinton, only 85% said they would vote for her again. Haley and other...


Senate confirms Sonny Perdue as agriculture secretary

Iowa and Nebraska lawmakers have talked about the need for the new administration to ease the burden of federal regulations and promote farm-friendly trade poli...


Korea detains US citizen; 3rd American being held

North Korea has conducted five nuclear tests, two of them past year, and has threatened to develop nuclear-tipped missiles that can reach the United States. Twe...


Trump at 100 Days: 'It's a Different Kind of Presidency'

While Donald Trump's approval ratings have been less than stellar, the president can boast strong support from his base, according to a recent Washington Pos...


6 bodies recovered off Greek island of Lesbos, 1 woman saved

The coast guard rescued a pregnant woman from the water and transported her to Lesbos. "According to the pregnant woman, there were 25 people on board the boa...


More trouble for Sasikala camp

The two leaves symbol is well recognised in Tamil Nadu, and both factions reportedly believe the party would do better if it fought under that banner rather tha...


What Trump's H-1B Order Means For Indian IT Companies: 10 Points

The order purportedly calls for changing H-1B visas, which are popular among energy technology industries, making it harder for technology companies to recruit ...