Donald Trump campaign had at least 18 undisclosed contacts with Russia

Sergei Kislyak . Those discussions focused on mending US-Russian economic relations strained by sanctions imposed on Moscow, cooperating in fighting Islamic State in Syria and containing a more assertive China, the sources said. Pence said . "This ... More..

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Chelsea Manning shows look as woman after prison release
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Chelsea Manning shows look as woman after prison release

ET (0700 GMT), an army official told media. After the 2013 sentencing, the ex-intelligence agent changed the name to Chelsea Manning and became a transgender woman. The Army says Manning will remain on unpaid...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Wife of American detained in North Korea pleads for his release

A similar round of talks, also involving Choe, had been due to take place in the United States in March, but the North Korean delegation was denied US visas at the last moment after the killing of the half-brot...More..

Andre Iguodala out for Warriors with soreness in left knee
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Andre Iguodala out for Warriors with soreness in left knee

The Golden State Warriors did just that for their ailing coach watching from the locker room, and left Gregg Popovich questioning and criticizing his Spurs players for a lack of belief and feeling sorry for the...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Labour eyeing seven Scottish seats after analysing vote in council elections

For the first time ever, the Tories had a councillor elected in Paisley's Ferguslie Park - the most deprived part of Scotland - while the party also increased its numbers in Glasgow to eight, after having had j...More..

Hong Kong, China Regulators Approve 'Bond Connect' Scheme
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Hong Kong, China Regulators Approve 'Bond Connect' Scheme

Foreigners have to date invested around 800 billion yuan (US$116 billion), or just 2 percent, in the onshore Chinese bond market, which is the third-largest globally with an outstanding amount of about 66 trill...More..

UN Security Council vows sanctions over N. Korea missile test
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

UN Security Council vows sanctions over N. Korea missile test

The envoys will meet with high-ranking officials to explain the new South Korean government's policy plans and exchange opinions on how to develop bilateral relations, the presidential Blue House office said. "...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Trump's First Foreign Trip to Promote Peace in Muslim World

Saudi Arabia was accused of producing the terrorists who flew into Manhattan's Twin Towers in 2001 and killed close to 3,000 people, but it was not on the list of seven Muslim-majority countries affected by the...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Election in Germany's most populous state could boost Merkel

In 2005-2009, Merkel also ruled in a grand right-left coalition with the SPD, while in 2009-2013, she relied on the liberal Free Democratic Party (FDP) for running another coalition Cabinet. "I gave it my best"...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Trump Asked Comey to End Flynn Investigation; White House Denies Claim

Trump asked to meet with Comey alone, following a February national security briefing involving Vice President Pence and Attorney General Jeff Sessions, said the person who is not authorized to comment publicly...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

F1 Spanish GP: Vettel explains 'common passion' shared with Hamilton

Despite starting on the dirtier side of the track, Vettel drew alongside Hamilton on the long run down to turn one before hugging the inside line to take the lead. A year ago, Max Verstappen made history on the...More..

Murder Investigation Launched After Woman's Body Found In Fermanagh
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Murder Investigation Launched After Woman's Body Found In Fermanagh

Police believe Concepta was killed by her former partner Peadar Phair, who it is understood then took his own life, in her own home near Maguiresbridge. "We will always remember Connie with great fondness for h...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Putin warns of risks of governments creating hacking tools

Asked at a news briefing in Beijing on Monday about his performance, Putin said he had just been idly toying around with the keys while he waited for his meeting to start with Chinese leader Xi Jinping on t...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Heat Face Long Odds in NBA Draft Lottery

For a top three pick , it's 18.2 percent. "He goes hard because he wants to get better , so we (had) to create an environment where it's physical, it's mental and it's a challenge all the way around", Thoma...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Texas senator John Cornyn among 8 candidates for FBI Director

He was considered for two U.S. Supreme Court vacancies that went to Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Samuel Alito. ■ Kelly Ayotte: Ayotte, a former New Hampshire attorney general who lost her seat in ...More..

Unarmed man dies after Vegas officer uses neck technique
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Unarmed man dies after Vegas officer uses neck technique

The unarmed man was " acting erratic " and told police people were chasing him. He is then said to have run away through a secured area before officers chased him into a auto park at the back of resort and us...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Supreme Court won't rescue NC voter ID law

Cooper took office. In a blistering decision last July, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals said the state legislature explicitly set out to discover the kind of accommodations that minority voters use most o...More..

President Trump meets Russian foreign minister
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

President Trump meets Russian foreign minister

Later, Ryabkov told TASS that the consultations "have helped in drawing up some issues more thoroughly and better, including the ones Minister Lavrov and State Secretary Tillerson will be considering". The vi...More..

S.Africa court to rule on Zuma confidence vote
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

S.Africa court to rule on Zuma confidence vote

The UDM reportedly claims that ANC MPs are being intimidated to prevent them from voting with the opposition against Zuma. Zuma, who came to office in 2009, is due to step down as head of the ANC in December,...More..

Syria: Trump urges Moscow to rein in Assad, Iran
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Syria: Trump urges Moscow to rein in Assad, Iran

Neither Washington, which backs the opposition, nor Moscow, a longtime ally of the Syrian regime, have managed to find a solution to the conflict. "The president further emphasized his desire to build a bette...More..

Fmr Intel Chief: Trump 'Assaulting' Institutions Created By Founders
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Fmr Intel Chief: Trump 'Assaulting' Institutions Created By Founders

Clapper said that he believes that the system of checks and balances "is under assault and eroding". "I think in many ways our institutions are under assault", Mr Clapper told CNN's Face the Nation on Sunday....More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Iran welcomes China's new Silk Road initiative

Most of India's neighbours are attending the One Belt One Road (OBOR) summit, which is Chinese President Xi Jinping's pet project . Three agreements were pertaining to economic and technical cooperation wort...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Trump says he may choose a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director by Friday

Trump's tumultuous 48 hours came to a head during an exclusive interview Thursday with NBC News' Lester Holt, when the president contradicted the reason for Comey's firing - giving mixed messages and undercutti...More..

North Korea accuses US, South Korea of assassination attempt
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

North Korea accuses US, South Korea of assassination attempt

Reclusive North Korea warned this week that United States hostility had brought the region to the brink of nuclear war. The North Korean news agency did not mention how the alleged plot was busted nor it ...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Students choose NDP in mock election

No matter how diplomatic Weaver can be, this is not a relationship that can work for long. "What a historic day for British Columbia", he said. However, the Greens' and New Democrats' stance on electoral re...More..