• Donald Trump sacks Rex Tillerson as US Secretary of State
Donald Trump sacks Rex Tillerson as US Secretary of State

Trump tweeted , "He will do a fantastic job!" That Iran deal, by the way, a signature accomplishment of the Obama administration, was a multi-country agreement between Iran and Western nations in which Iran would agree to curb aspects of its nuclear program in exchange for the lifting of some sanctions.

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  • Palestinian PM Hamdallah survives Gaza roadside bomb attack
Palestinian PM Hamdallah survives Gaza roadside bomb attack

Footage of the area shortly after the blast indicated that the bomb was small but it appeared timed to hit Mr Hamdallah's convoy. Soon after the explosion, senior Palestinian Authority officials contacted Yoav Mordechai, the Israeli coordinator of government activities in the territories, to coordinate envoy's departure from the Gaza strip.

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  • Sukma Naxal attack: Bodies of slain soldiers brought to Raipur
Sukma Naxal attack: Bodies of slain soldiers brought to Raipur

The Congress also said that the attack exposed the hollow claims of Modi government in controlling Maoism, since it came in the same district where 26 CRPF personnel were killed by the ultra-left rebels a year ago. I pray for the speedy recovery of the injured jawans. According to reports, an encounter erupted between the left-wing extremists a...

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  • Shoe memorial represents thousands of victims of USA gun violence
Shoe memorial represents thousands of victims of USA gun violence

Gun control advocates and students seized on the most recent school shooting to call on Congress to take up legislation to tighten background checks and restrict access to certain weapons. It comes nearly a month after 17 people were killed in the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Between the Sandy Hook m...

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  • Things to Watch: Pa. special election offers November preview
Things to Watch: Pa. special election offers November preview

Republicans are hoping to avoid an embarrassing defeat in a district that has voted Republican since 2002. Attempting to keep the seat in GOP hands is Rick Saccone , who was enjoying a double-digit lead over Lamb in a Gravis poll in January.

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  • Donald Trump Trolls Jose Altuve's Height During Astros' White House Visit
Donald Trump Trolls Jose Altuve's Height During Astros' White House Visit

Elijah Cummings (D-MD) has requested the White House hand over documents related to the firing of President Donald Trump's personal assistant Tuesday. The former Fox News producer joined Mr Trump's presidential campaign in the early months and had since been seen by his side at many events. There is no suggestion the investigation is connected to...

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  • There She Goes Again: Hillary Paints Trump Supporters as Racists, Misogynists
There She Goes Again: Hillary Paints Trump Supporters as Racists, Misogynists

In particular Clinton expressed a belief that former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey's October 28, 2016 letter to Congress about her private email server cost her support from this part of the electorate - something which met with a storm of reaction online.

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  • Trump arrives in California without the usual lawmakers in tow
Trump arrives in California without the usual lawmakers in tow

In a 2017 poll conducted by the Public Policy Institute of California , 73 percent of Californians oppose the U.S. -Mexico border wall. She said the wall "is something that he is not going to back away from, and something that he is going to continue to push for".

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  • United Kingdom will 'regret' leaving European Union after Brexit, warns Jean-Claude Juncker
United Kingdom will 'regret' leaving European Union after Brexit, warns Jean-Claude Juncker

Many saw the speech as a clarification of London's position on the future EU-Britain relationship, but Juncker's Wednesday statements indicate that speeches will not take the place of signed agreements. The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator warned Britain Tuesday against undercutting EU rules and regulations that underpin anything from socia...

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  • Bihar: Rajya Sabha poll candidates file nomination papers
Bihar: Rajya Sabha poll candidates file nomination papers

He briefly led the state at the head of the Shiv Sena-BJP government in 1999, and then served as cabinet minister in the Congress-NCP government after leaving his old party. On rest two seats up for grabs then, BJP president Amit Shah and Union minister Smriti Irani won comfortably. Syed Naseer Hussain, L Hanumanthaiah and G.C.

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  • Teen killed after package explodes at Texas home
Teen killed after package explodes at Texas home

Residents meanwhile have been warned to avoid opening unexpected items left at their doorsteps and to report anything suspicious to police. When law enforcement arrived at the scene, they found that the explosion happened in the kitchen of the home.

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  • Betsy DeVos Says Teachers Shouldn't Be Armed With Assault Weapons
Betsy DeVos Says Teachers Shouldn't Be Armed With Assault Weapons

Lesley Stahl: Now, has that happened in MI? In case anyone needed a reminder of this, DeVos's March 11 appearance on CBS's 60 Minutes was cringeworthy proof that DeVos is barely treading educational water. In other words, Betsy DeVos thinks its possible that half of all college sexual assault victims are lying. She was unable to answer w...

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  • 39 killed in Nepal plane crash
39 killed in Nepal plane crash

They all had gone to Bangladesh for training. "It was flying very low", said Keyal, a medical student. Data from tracking website Flightradar24.com showed the aircraft was 17 years old. Kathmandu has Nepal's only worldwide airport and experts say the surrounding Himalayan mountains makes it testing for pilots coming in to land. The conditi...

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  • OAS Congratulates Government of Colombia and ELN on Resuming Peace Talks
OAS Congratulates Government of Colombia and ELN on Resuming Peace Talks

Petro's promise of a "social economy" that would raise taxes and shift away from oil, Colombia's top export, towards agriculture has anxious investors in the Andean nation as opinion polls showed the former member of the disbanded M-19 guerrilla group and ex-mayor of Bogota running ahead of Duque.

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  • Kurds clash with police in Germany, UK over Turkey's Afrin campaign
Kurds clash with police in Germany, UK over Turkey's Afrin campaign

Afrin is separated from a much larger area held by Syrian Kurdish forces further east along the border with Turkey, including large swathes of land captured from Islamic State with support from the United States. When attempting to justify their offensive, authorities of Turkey sustain they combat the Units of Popular Protection in Syrian soil, ...

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  • Prince William may 'walk Meghan Markle down the aisle' at Royal Wedding
Prince William may 'walk Meghan Markle down the aisle' at Royal Wedding

MEGHAN Markle's dad and brother are not invited to her wedding - with Prince William instead set to walk her down the aisle, according to reports. Prince Harry's American fiancee Meghan Markle has taken part in her first official royal engagement with the Queen since the couple announced they were getting married previous year.

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  • Turkish private plane crashes south of Tehran, Iran
Turkish private plane crashes south of Tehran, Iran

Local media reported the aircraft came down near Shahr-e Kord city, around 230 miles south of Tehran . The flight took off Sunday from Sharjah International Airport in the UAE, home to the low-priced carrier Air Arabia. The bride-to-be had shared other images across the weekend of her on, and getting ready to board, the jet and within hours of t...

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  • Goldman Sachs Clears the Way for a Succession Plan
Goldman Sachs Clears the Way for a Succession Plan

The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday that Goldman Sachs Chief Executive Officer Lloyd Blankfein was expected to retire and the bank was not looking beyond presidents and co-chief operating officers Harvey Schwartz and David Solomon to replace him.

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  • Chuck Todd Rips Steve Mnuchin Over Trump's
Chuck Todd Rips Steve Mnuchin Over Trump's "Son of a Bitch" Insult

Todd acknowledged Saturday that Trump was trying to bait him-"make the establishment insane, make the media angry". Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Monday criticized President Donald Trump's use of vulgarity on the campaign trail to mock NBC News anchor Chuck Todd , pointing to "an opportunity and responsibility to be examples to our kids...

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  • Japan, S.Korea agree to maintain
Japan, S.Korea agree to maintain "maximum pressure" on N.Korea - minister

Through all this, China was little more than an observer. The fear of marginalisation in Beijing is palpable. "The fate of the Republic of Korea and the Korean Peninsula depends on whether we successfully seize this opportunity", the president said .

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