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Warren addresses 'Pocahontas' jabs at Native American conference

Trump has repeatedly used the name to mock Warren's claim of Cherokee heritage, and Republicans have charged her with using it for professional gain - an accusa...


'We are one people': N. Korean skaters wow in Olympic bow

Another 1bn won (£670,000, $930,000) will be used to pay for entrance fees to Olympic venues, while 100m won (£67,000, $93,000) has been earmarked for travel ex...


Michael Eavis Will Continue To Support Oxfam Amid Scandal

On Thursday‚ the ex-director at the centre of the scandal‚ Roland van Hauwermeiren‚ admitted some of the claims were true‚ but that there were lies and exaggera...


Poor should also stay clean, it costs less, says Manohar Parrikar

GMCH dean Pradip Naik said the Goa chief minister had come to the hospital last night but refused to give details. "CM Manohar Parrikar will be indisposed til...


Congress calls 12-hour Kerala bandh after murder of party worker

Strongly condemning the incident, the Congress party has hit out at the CPI (M), claiming this was retaliation for Shuhaib's tiff with CPI (M) workers in Kannu...


Army Chiefs Of Four Countries Meet In Kabul

Kabul is hosting military chiefs from several neighboring countries for a conference to plot a course on how to deal with escalating terrorism in the region. T...


Have put an end to corruption and nepotism: Khattar

The BJP President has also been advised to give side every time he sees a Haryana Roadways bus in the rear-view mirror as Haryana Roadways drivers can't see any...


Turkey assails USA over ties with Syrian Kurdish militia

In January, Turkey had launched a major military offensive, codenamed " Operation Olive Branch ", against Kurdish insurgents in Syria's Afrin and Manbij...


Court rules Miguna deportation illegal, orders State to return passport

The High Court has since nullified the deportation order signed by Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi and ordered that Miguna's Kenyan passport be present...


North Korea fanboying is why we can't trust the left

Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) was not happy that Vice President Mike Pence refused to clap for North Korea at the Olympic Opening Ceremony on Friday. But Penc...


Trump cites mental health in shooting, no mention of guns

Armed police descended on Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, north of Miami on Wednesday afternoon as classes were due to finish after reports...


Chloe Kim's Proud Dad Made The Sweetest Homemade Sign For The Olympics

Pumping her fists after finishing with back-to-back 1080 spins, Kim was serenaded by a pumped-up crowd chanting: " Chloe Kim , Chloe Kim! ". For a 17-year-old,...


USA intel sees signs of Russian meddling in midterms

In a written statement, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats singled out Russia and China as leading intelligence threats, and expressed confidence t...


Count how many Muslims are in terror organisations: Subramanian Swamy to Owaisi

Army's counter charge came a day after Owaisi, during a function in Hyderabad, had said that five of seven soldiers martyred at the Sunjuwan Army Camp were Mu...


Peru Retracts Maduro Invitation as Venezuela's Crisis Deepens

The U.S. has sanctioned dozens of top government officials - including Maduro himself - accusing the ruling socialists of pushing the South American towards one...


DC budget deal creates winners and losers in NY

But critics said Cuomo isn't taking into account the savings that most New Yorkers will receive under the federal law, such as lower income-tax rates, a near do...


Speed skating: gold for Bloemen at 10000m

The Netherlands-born Canadian was 2.21 seconds ahead of Bergsma, and 14.55 ahead of bronze victor Nicola Tumolero of Italy. Jordan Belchos produced a fine per...


Sports Betting Bill Advances To West Virginia Senate Floor

Six Republicans joined the chamber's 19 Democrats to support the legislation, which also would impose a 3 percent cap on growth in annual Metro expenses among a...


Sessions vows to 'do something' about mass shootings

Chuck Grassley slammed Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Twitter Wednesday after the AG wrote a letter calling the Republican's sentencing reform bill a "grave ...


Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to start 3-day India visit from Hyderabad

With the operationalisation of the port, it is witnessing high activity, and there are unconfirmed reports of traffic being diverted from Karachi to Chabahar....


Australian PM bans ministers from having sex with staff

Yesterday in announcing a ban on sexual relationships between ministers and their staff as part of a new ministerial code of conduct, Turnbull said Joyce had ma...


Josh Gad calls for 'sensible gun laws' after Florida school shooting

He murdered 17 people and badly wounded at least 14 others. "I've seen this on TV, we all have, just shooting after shooting, and the same thing is said, 'I...


5 dead in awful crash on Long Island involved stolen auto

The family, as well as a female friend of the woman's son, were killed when the 2012 Mazda they were riding in on Middle Country Road was struck by the Camaro, ...


Barry Bennell convicted of further indecent assault offences

Victims had been forced to describe in court the abuse they had suffered and then lived with so long. The former youth player demanded that authorities and ...


Turkey: Pro-Kurdish party head Pervin wants end to Syria incursion

Tillerson is also expected to meet his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusolu on Friday to discuss bilateral relations and global developments. Turkey has bris...


'Deeply ashamed' Oxfam chief at the centre of sex scandal resigns

In the four-page letter, seen by Reuters, he accused an unnamed former employee of being the source of reports that have shaken the global humanitarian communit...


Trump threatens veto of bipartisan Senate immigration plan

A group of Democratic and Republican senators agreed on the proposal Wednesday after weeks of negotiations. But in exchange for this, Trump wants funding for hi...


GoFundMe to support Florida school shooting victims

Kim tweeted: "We owe it to our children and our teachers to keep them safe while at school". "This is a small community, where almost half of the population...


U.S. has 'never given heavy arms' to YPG Syrian Kurdish militia: Tillerson

On the other hand, Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli said his USA counterpart Jim Mattis told him on the same day that the US was working on plans to take back ...


North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to modernize command structure

But on Sunday a senior official working with Mattis said Washington had concerns that some of the proposed initiatives risked "pulling resources or capabilities...


Did North Korea's "Charm Offensive" Work on Mike Pence?

Tensions between the two Koreas have eased in recent weeks, with Pyongyang sending its highest-ranking delegation ever to attend the Games, including Kim Jon...


Pakistan takes over Hafiz Saeed's seminary, dispensaries

Pakistan's Interior Ministry issued a notification on Wednesday requiring authorities to immediately seize the assets of Saeed's Jamaat-ud-Dawa organization a...


Trump Has a New Plan to Save Money on Food Stamps

Office of Management and Budget director Mick Mulvaney said these meal deliveries would be akin to Blue Apron , but the comparison is downright laughable w...


Haliemariam Desalegn resigns as Ethiopia's Prime Minister

He was also elected chairman of the African Union in 2013. The prime minister said he is stepping down "to be part of the solution and for the success of th...


Iran targets currency exchanges in efforts to halt rial slide

General Hossein Rahimi, Tehran's chief of police, told local media that 10 exchange offices have been shut. U.S. President Donald Trump said last month "disastr...