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Nov 16 2018

Trump to meet Kim in 2019 over nuclear programmes, says Pence

Briefing the reporters, Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale later said it was a "very good" meeting. "I think it will be absolutely imperative in this next summit that we c...

Nov 15 2018

Defense Secretary Mattis plans to visit U.S.-Mexico border

There is a legal obligation to hear asylum claims from migrants who have arrived in the USA if they say they fear violence in their home countries. "We've been on the roa...

Nov 15 2018

Election Recounts Are Rare, Reversals Almost Unheard Of — CHART

At 8:12 p.m. Tuesday night, Xavier Pichs processed what is likely the last ballot of the Miami-Dade recount. "The truth is that Trump and [Republican Gov. There remains p...

Nov 15 2018

Israel’s Defence Minister, Lieberman quits over ceasefire pact with Hamas

Announcing his decision, which takes effect 48 hours after he puts it in writing, Lieberman deemed Tuesday's Egyptian-mediated deal with the Palestinian group Hamas "a ...

Nov 14 2018

Trouble Brewing in White House as Trump Reportedly Readies to Fire Kelly

She reportedly had disagrements with Ms Trump's staff over seating on the plane that the first lady flew to Africa in, and over the use of National Security Counsel resou...

Nov 14 2018

Sterling retreats as markets await crucial Brexit cabinet meeting

Failure to secure Cabinet backing will leave May's leadership in doubt and the Brexit process in chaos, with exit day just over four months away on March 29. Crucially,...

Nov 14 2018

Gaza border ignites after botched incursion; four dead

Israel and militants in Gaza traded rocket and mortar fire Monday, a flare-up of violence prompted by an Israeli military operation over the weekend that resulted in the ...

Nov 14 2018

Canada intelligence officials have heard audio of Khashoggi murder, Trudeau says

When asked on a visit to Paris whether Canadian intelligence had heard the Turkish recordings, Trudeau said: "Yes", although he added that had not heard them personally...

Nov 13 2018

150 killed in 24 hours in battle for Hodeidah

Asked about the possibility of a ceasefire, a coalition spokesman told reporters in Riyadh that "the operation is still ongoing", adding that it was meant to pressure the...

Nov 13 2018

Theresa May 'on verge of total surrender' to Brussels

Reports suggested the campaign would compare the content of any deal secured by Mrs May with the prospect of a chaotic no-deal withdrawal, rather than comparing it to the...

Nov 13 2018

It’s back: Facebook experiences massive outage for roughly 15 minutes

There was no immediate word from the social media giant about the outage, which began shortly before 1 p.m. ET. On DownDetector's live map , the issue appeared to be c...

Nov 13 2018

Israel hit by Hamas rockets after covert raid on Gaza

Israel insisted that its Sunday night raid and severe escalation was nothing morethan an intelligence mission gone awry - an explanation that was rejected by Palestinians...

Nov 13 2018

Stan Lee: Marvel Comics co-creator dies aged 95

Characters were growing stale and sales were down. Fans of the films came to enjoy seeing his genial everyman presence in the films as much as the wanton destruction wrou...

Nov 13 2018

Hamas Commanders, 6 civilians killed by Israeli forces in Khan Yunis

Hamas said the incident began when assailants in a passing auto opened fire on a group of its armed men, killing one of its commanders. It was unclear if the other fatal...

Nov 12 2018

Accused mail bomber hit with 30-count indictment

Similar pipe bomb packages that were en route to the Clintons and the Obamas yesterday (October 24), were intercepted in Delaware and NY on Thursday after they were sen...

Nov 12 2018

Authorities believe gunman posted on Facebook around time of shooting, official says

Witnesses told CNN that patrons were there for the "College Country" night with line-dancing, music, drinks and food, and the place was packed with a young crowd. Terrill...

Nov 12 2018

Jo Johnson quits as minister over Brexit

The choice being presented to the British people was no choice at all, he said in an online article, announcing his resignation. Quitting as junior transport minister, ...

Nov 11 2018

Hong Kong refuses entry to FT journalist Victor Mallet

In a statement Friday, the Hong Kong Journalists Association said that in barring Mallet's entry, the government was "severely violating the freedoms of press and speec...

Nov 11 2018

Andrew Gillum withdraws concession as Florida recount begins

Scott held a 0.21 percentage lead over Nelson on Thursday afternoon. A manual recount is triggered when the vote differential falls within 0.25 percent of the total vot...

Nov 11 2018

Trump insults reporters, claims Acosta video wasn't altered

That assessment gained even more traction Thursday when The Associated Press , citing a video editing expert, reported that a video clip distributed by Sanders on Twitt...