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Sep 07 2018

Turkey’s Erdogan warns against ‘bloodbath’ in Syria’s Idlib; calls for ‘ceasefire’

On Monday, President Trump joined a growing chorus of voices warning the Syrian government against a full scale assault, which he said could trigger a "human tragedy"...

Sep 06 2018

Duterte, accused of mass killings, says Israel shares his passion for people

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (right) stands next to Duterte during their meeting in Jerusalem. Israel sees the four-day tour by Duterte and his top minis...

Sep 06 2018

Trump warns Syria, Russia and Iran against Idlib 'tragedy'

France and US have said a chemical attack won't be tolerated while Damascus denies it has such weapons. The looming battle for Idlib in northwestern Syria may be the la...

Sep 06 2018

Russian jets hit exclusively Nusra targets in Syria's Idlib - MoD

As Syrian troops massed near the northwestern region of almost three million people, the last major rebel stronghold, renewed Russian airstrikes killed at least nine ci...

Sep 03 2018

Trump continues to bash Canada amid NAFTA negotiations

Trumka's comments come after Trump warned Canada on Saturday that it "will be out" of a revised NAFTA deal unless it's "fair" to the US, and threatened to scrap the c...

Sep 03 2018

Deputy involved in shooting at Ice Cube concert, authorities say

A man who fired shots into a crowded area because he was upset he couldn't get into a sold-out concert by the rapper Ice Cube was shot and wounded by a sheriff's deputy S...

Sep 02 2018

Former US Presidents Bush, Obama pay their last respects to McCain

The animosity between Mr McCain and Mr Trump had been mutual, and they clashed often. "The America of John McCain is generous and welcoming and bold, she is resourc...

Sep 02 2018

Obama, Bush mourn former rival McCain at Washington service

Honor guard member Valentine Costalez praised McCain for championing the military during his Senate career. The two foreign policy giants famously tangled on some of the ...

Sep 01 2018

President Trump's leaked 'off-record' comments complicate trade deal with Canada

After four days of marathon negotiations between Canadian and U.S. officials failed to produce an agreement on Friday, the White House told Congress it would enter in...

Aug 31 2018

Governor hikes Puerto Rico storm toll to 2,975

Some media and academic studies estimated the death toll at more than 1,000, and a government report to Congress conceded that there may have been 1,400 more deat...

Aug 31 2018

Backed candidate's 'monkey' comment draws fire in Florida race

Speaking about his political opponent-the Democratic nominee Andrew Gillum-DeSantis appeared to use racist language. A replacement for the other senator from Arizona...

Aug 30 2018

Sign posted outside Sen. McCain’s Arizona ranch thanks him for his service

Republican Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is expected to name a replacement who would serve out the remainder of McCain's term through the 2020 election. That was evidence of ...

Aug 30 2018

Lindsey Graham says the way Trump handled McCain's death was 'disturbing'

After the speeches, Cindy McCain was the first to approach her husband's casket. Late Sen. John McCain's desk on the Senate floor. In 1999, Trump downplayed McCain...

Aug 30 2018

Trump praises North Korea, criticizes trade with China

Trump did not level any threats against China , but said that trade disputes and other "differences" would be eventually be resolved between him and President Xi Jinpin...

Aug 29 2018

Russia may ban more U.S. politicians over sanctions: deputy foreign minister

Assad's army, with Russian air support, has been mustering troops and tanks around Idlib , the last stronghold of Syrian opposition groups now dominated by jihadists. ...

Aug 29 2018

Iranian defense minister visits Syria to ‘strengthen cooperation’

The gathering of Russian ships comes as Syrian regime forces turn their attention towards Idlib , a holdout rebel-held province on the border with Turkey. Moscow has a...

Aug 29 2018

The Florida primary election results

Florida's agriculture commissioner Adam Putnam had been the one leading in the polls until President Donald Trump dived in to endorse DeSantis . He was considered ...

Aug 29 2018

Trump to evangelicals: There'll be 'violence' if we lose the House

But even if they were true, some of these allegations, I mean, obviously, we don't support extramarital affairs, we don't support hush money payments, but what we do supp...

Aug 29 2018

Attorney for Michael Cohen keeps changing his story on Trump Tower meeting

The CNN report from July 27 headlined, "Cohen claims Trump knew in advance of 2016 Trump Tower meeting", cited "sources with knowledge", contradicting repeated denials ...

Aug 28 2018

Iranian-British Charity Worker Returns to Prison in Iran After Furlough

The Free Nazanin campaign released images Thursday showing Zaghari-Ratcliffe hugging her 4-year-old daughter, Gabriella, during her release. Hunt tweeted: "Looks like...