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Female members of Congressional Black Caucus want Jones seated

Kay Ivey, Secretary of State John Merrill and Attorney Gen. Steve Marshall. Jones is also known as the lawyer who successfully prosecuted the two Ku Klux Klan m...


Beirut mulls opening Palestine embassy in Jerusalem

Jerusalem remains at the heart of the Israel-Palestine conflict, with Palestinians hoping that East Jerusalem - now occupied by Israel - might eventually se...


China says war must not be allowed on Korean Peninsula

The topic of North Korea was expected to be high on the agenda this week as South Korean President Moon Jae-in arrived in Beijing on Wednesday for a four-day ...


Despite Tillerson's offer, White House says no talks with North Korea

The Chinese president said Thursday that war must not be allowed to break out on the Korean peninsula. The meeting at U.N. headquarters came after U.S. In an ...


North Korea unmoved as world unites against its nuke ambitions

He said that with crude oil still flowing into North Korean refineries, the United States also questions China's commitment to "solving an issue that has seriou...


DHS adds new requirements for visa waiver countries

Homeland Security officials, however, said they would prefer to work with the countries to fix the problems and maintain their status in the program. Each yea...


Hours after shaking hands, Manmohan seeks apology from PM Modi

The EC received complaints from five places that electronic voting machines (EVMs) were connecting to external devices via bluetooth, but after inquiry, it was ...


Unconscious man rescued from NY subway tracks

In the video you see the man's still body on the tracks, as a woman runs down the tracks yelling at the train to stop. Vicente then cries out and she looks ov...


Manafort Released from Home Confinement with a $10M Bail

The order said Manafort must pay $10 million if he fails to show up for a scheduled court appearance. The conditions of Manafort's release, while awaiting tri...


Trump Says US Has 'Won' Against Islamic State in Syria, Iraq

Arms used by ISIL in battle were supplied by the U.S. and Saudi Arabia to Syrian opposition fighters, new report finds. Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (...


Murder charge upgraded for Charlottesville rally suspect

Authorities say the 20-year-old, described by a former teacher as having a keen interest in Nazi Germany and Adolf Hitler, drove his speeding vehicle into a gro...


Amazingly Unqualified Trump Judicial Nominee Flayed by Republican Senator

During his testimony, Matthew Spencer Petersen , who now serves as a commissioner on the Federal Election Commission, was asked a string of questions by GOP Se...


Economist: GOP Tax Bill Offers Little for Poor or Middle Class Americans

The corporate tax rate gets the biggest cut in the GOP compromise bill, lowering the rate to 20 percent from 35 percent. Kevin Brady, Republican chairman of...


NY and New Jersey commit $3.65bn to fund Gateway tunnel

The fees will amount a $.90 charge each way beginning in 2020 and will increase to $1.70 in 2028 and $2.20 in 2038. NY state will commit $1.75 billion to the ...


Congress to file fresh plea for counting of VVPAT slips in Gujarat

The court further said that it finds no merit in Congress' plea, adding that Gujarat Congress can approach Supreme Court through filing a writ petition for el...


Turkey to put efforts for cancellation of Trump's Jerusalem decision

In earlier comments, Erdogan had said Turkey was launching initiatives aimed at forcing an annulment of the American decision at the United Nations. "Some cou...


OIC Renounces Trump's Al-Quds Recognition as Legally Null and Void

The OIC rejected and condemned "in the strongest terms the unilateral decision by the president of the United States of America in recognizing Jerusalem al-Quds...


Malayali priest booked for forced conversion in MP, vehicle set ablaze

Eight priests who had come to the Civil Lines Police Station on Friday to inquire about the previous day's detentions were also detained, while their auto was t...


Russia, China Ready to Prevent North Korea Escalation - Moscow

He was quickly contradicted by the White House. "The global community agreed that we should send an unified message to North Korea that we will not stop the s...


Natural disaster hits Indonesia's Java island, 1 death confirmed

A 62-year-old woman was killed in Ciamis district in West Java province after she was hit by debris from her house, said National Disaster Management Agency spo...