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Kabul To Host Trilateral Meeting On Peace

Qureshi is in Kabul to attend the second Afghanistan-China-Pakistan foreign ministers dialogue. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani recently formed a 12-strong te...


No. 2 House Republican: Gov't shutdown would be 'stupid'

Without a resolution, parts of the federal government would shut down at midnight December 21. Outgoing House Speaker Paul Ryan's pre-election prediction of a "...


Zoo staff working to locate animals after fire tears through enclosure

Staff at the zoo evacuated visitors and animals, with reports of some of the larger mammals being led out wearing blankets to protect them from the cold air. Fo...


Donald Trump picks Mick Mulvaney as acting White House chief of staff

For Trump, picking Mulvaney is effectively as close as possible to picking himself for chief of staff. "He got picked because the president liked him they get a...


Michael Cohen On Trump: 'The Man Doesn't Tell The Truth'

President Donald Trump knew it was wrong to order election-eve hush money paid to two women who claimed to have had affairs with him, his former lawyer Mic...


Russia Pulls Nuclear Bombers from Venezuela After Pressure from U.S.

Igor Konashenkov has stated. The move is aimed to train Venezuela to defend itself against any aggression, said Russian Defense Minister Padrino Lopez. Krem...


France Protests: Yellow Vests turn out for fifth weekend

At least 21 people were detained on Saturday morning as security forces in riot gear were positioned along the Champs-Élysées boulevard, where shops were closed...


United States Plans To Push Against Russian And Chinese Influence In Africa

The military draw down would largely focus on counterterrorism forces in the Sahel region where the Pentagon has provided assistance to nations fighting ext...


First Lady speaks at Joint Base Langley-Eustis

Trump has repeatedly attacked the press as "fake news" and referred to them as the "enemy of the people". "When preparing for this stop, I learned that this...


Ryan Zinke to resign as interior secretary, Trump tweets

Trump. Zinke's decision, expected to be announced on Wednesday, comes as Democrats, who've vowed to grill the him over his conduct, are about to take con...


British PM Theresa May confronts Jean-Claude Juncker over 'nebulous' comments

Al Jazeera's Jonah Hull reports from Brussels. "Indeed it is the only deal capable of getting through my Parliament". Labour's Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer...


Australia formally recognises West Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Palestinians pass by a section of the controversial Israeli barrier on their way to attend Friday prayer of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Jerusalem's Al-...


George Pell removed from Pope Francis's cardinal advisory body

Cardinal Pell, appointed head of the Vatican's economic secretariat by the pontiff in 2014, has taken a leave of absence to fight allegations of historic sexual...


California wildfire costs at $9 billion, expected to rise

Besides the broken hook, crews also observed a "flash mark" on the tower. Additionally, it disclosed that a second, smaller power line also experienced an outag...


Freaky moment Jean-Claude Juncker RUFFLES WOMAN'S HAIR?!

On the video of the Prime Minister confronting him, he added: "We were not dancing". "This is a difficulty of the prime minister's own making". The French P...


Sri Lanka Parliament Demands Sacked PM To Be Reinstated

Alan Keenan, Sri Lanka project director at the International Crisis Group, told Al Jazeera that Thursday's ruling was a "welcome one" and indicated "the resil...


's Ranil Wickremesinghe to be appointed as Prime Minister again

So the former president made a decision to step down after the court ruling given on Friday and on Thursday. Abeywardena said that Rajapaksa can hold office w...


European Council's President Donald Tusk says no more Brexit negotiations

What they said was not audible but May appeared agitated while Juncker held her by the arm, shook his head and raised his palm in an apparent effort to calm her...


EU Council Says After Brexit Summit Divorce Deal Not Open for Renegotiation

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar has said the European Union (EU) is united on its decision to maintain the border backstop in the Brexit Withdrawal Agreem...


Backed Militia Takes Largest Remaining Town Held By ISIS In Syria

Through various means the US-led worldwide coalition has sought to pacify Turkish concerns, despite its president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, threatening to attack p...


Santa on the naughty list after 'swearing at children'

One mother told Cambridgeshire Live that Santa used "vile language" and had steam "literally coming from his ears". While parents and children were already ...


Pope demotes two cardinals accused of sexual abuse

Australian Cardinal George Pell and Chilean Cardinal Francisco Javier Errazuriz have been removed from the so-called C9 Council of Cardinals, an advisory body ...


Straphanger makes citizen’s arrest after hell breaks loose on subway

The man who recorded the video says he had to detain the suspect until police arrived on scene. After Wednesday's incident, in which Lushchinskaya is seen o...


‘Not Credible’: Bomb Threats Made Around The Country, Including Massachusetts

The NYPD posted that an email was being circulated that included a bomb threat and demand for bitcoin payment. At least 50 anonymous computer-delivered ...


Sturgeon calls May a 'lame duck leader' after confidence vote

She travelled to Brussels in hope of wringing some concessions from her European partners that would help assuage doubts about the draft divorce agreement back ...


Nancy Pelosi Has Struck a Deal With Rebel Democrats

It's like a beeline; she goes right for that person. On the campaign trail this fall, she told The Associated Press she would "enjoy it" more because last time ...


DHS Secretary Blames Migrant Family For Child's Harrowing Death

But Homeland Security said she had access to water, agents did screen her and the 162 other illegal immigrants caught in a massive group for health issues, and ...


Sparkman High School and Middle School placed on lockout

In 1999, two students shot dead 13 people at Columbine High School in what was the deadliest school shooting in USA history. The person claimed to be hiding out...


USA slams Tu-160 strategic bombers’ arrival

He sent two Tu-160 bombers, along with an Antonov An-124 military transport aircraft and an Ilyushin II-62 long-haul plane. Code-named Blackjack by North Atla...


Criminal Investigation Underway Regarding Trump's Inauguration Spending

Federal prosectors are investigating President Donald Trump's inauguration committee for possible misspending of donations, sources familiar with the matter t...


Accused Russian spy Maria Butina pleads guilty to conspiracy

The judge asked Butina and her attorney if conditions had impaired her psychologically to the point she had agreed to plead guilty . District Judge Tanya ...


Fox 2 Detroit Meteorologist Jessica Starr passes away

It is unclear if Starr was taking any type of medication to recover from the procedure. Starr, 35, a mother of two, told viewers one month ago that she was st...


Grace Millane: New Zealand anger over Google naming murder suspect

However, any journalist, or member of the public, who passed on or published the name from within New Zealand was breaking the suppression order. The email, w...


Donald Trump’s ex-lawyer Michael Cohen jailed for three years

Trump's business empire and political aspirations - has met several times with Mr. Mueller's investigators. When federal prosecutors told Judge Pauley that ...


U.S. man allegedly planned IS-inspired attack OH synagogue

Attorney Herdman. On Dec. 6, Joseph allegedly met with the undercover agent and said he wanted to target two synagogues in Toledo, but then said it was more r...