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Republicans Resort to 'Nuclear Option' in Gorsuch Confirmation. What Does that Mean?

Mitch McConnell invoked the "nuclear option", which changed "Senate rules from needing 60 votes to a 51-vote simple majority on Senate confirmation cloture, o...


Zapata strikes late as Milan salvage derby draw

After the allotted five additional minutes signalled by the fourth official had passed, Zapata turned home via the underside of the bar when Carlos Bacca flicke...


Xi, Trump discuss North Korea, Syria

Since Trump took office in January, he has been confronted by European allies who have fear his administration will go easy on Russian Federation. Recent rese...


Cops fired after videos surface of them punching and kicking motorist

Master Police Officer Robert McDonald , a 3-year veteran, was sacked Thursday after a video captured by a witness showed him kicking a handcuffed man. As we al...


Iran's Rouhani registers to run for re-election

Rouhani portrayed the deal as a newborn baby and hinted that his hard-line opponents were not fit to protect it, "Those who several times attempted to kill the ...


Iraqi forces recapture new neighborhood from IS militants

John Dorrian, spokesman for the USA -led coalition. About the USA -led coalition's coordination with Iraqi forces in Mosul operations, al-Alusi said: "Poor we...


Syria's Assad says Idlib chemical attack 'fabrication' - AFP interview

He also claimed the story was made up with the U.S. attack on a Syrian airbase in mind. In an interview with AFP , Assad said his forces could not have be...


Claire Foy among nominees as The Crown gets five Bafta nods

The nominations were announced by actors Andrew Buchan and Michaela Coel at Bafta's headquarters on Tuesday morning. Netflix's lavish "The Crown" received roy...


Not as warm, but still mild this afternoon with sunshine

There is still the possibility of a stray shower or thunderstorms Friday afternoon. Warmer still for Wednesday as highs get into the 70's and even low 80's ...


Rocket fired at Israel amid warnings of attack on tourists in Sinai

The IDF said security forces were sweeping the site of impact. "Sunday's blasts represent one of the episodes of the conflict between terror groups and the Eg...


Executions in China said to outpace world despite decline

Despite fewer executions, Iran and Pakistan remain in Amnesty's top five list, along with China , Saudi Arabia and Iraq. " China wants to be a leader on...


Brexit Talks to Prove Difficult, 'Confrontational' - EU Council Chief

European Council President Donald Tusk will send leaders of the other 27 member states his proposed negotiating guidelines for Brexit talks before presenting ...


Trump to NY Times: Susan Rice May Have Committed a Crime

Trump told the New York Times Wednesday that media outlets, including the Times , have not adequately covered the story. Trump does not claim to have s...


Airstrikes on Syria might also send message to North Korea

Gordon Chang, author of Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes On The World, said the airstrike told insane Kim he "must now heed American military power". Navy ca...


Tillerson Says Destroying ISIS Still 'First Priority' In Syria

The destruction of ISIS is still the primary goal of USA policy in Syria, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Sunday. Bashar Assad also thanked the Iranian ...


Venezuelans called to flood streets in anti-Maduro protest

Venezuelan authorities on Friday banned a top opposition leader from public office for 15 years, the latest move in an increasingly tense power struggle in th...


Iraqi Special Forces Battle to Mosul Mosque, 17 Killed in Baghdad

The attacks came as the Iraqi security forces backed by anti-IS global coalition are carrying out a major offensive to drive out the IS militants from its last ...


UN Security Council strongly condemns N.Korea missile test

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said. Meantime, North Korea threatened to conduct more missile testings in response to the two-month-long Foal Eagle exercis...


UN strongly condemns North Korea's latest missile launch

Though the White House has previously made similar statements , the call came hours before Trump hosts Chinese President Xi Jinping for a two-day summit at his...


Jared Kushner omits some foreign contacts on security form

Gorelick said that on the night of January 18, two days before the inauguration, a premature draft of his security clearance application was submitted to the ...


McConnell reaches out to Romney about possible Senate bid

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, which is headquartered in Utah, has long relied on Hatch to serve as a representative and ambassador in Washing...


Liverpool should be more like Chelsea - Klopp

After Georginio Wijnaldum had sold Simon Mignolet short with a telegraphed back pass, Benik Afobe pounced to put Bournemouth ahead in front of the Kop. Klop...


Jehovah's Witnesses face ban in Russian Federation

The Justice Ministry in Moscow has been investigating the Jehovah's Witnesses' Russian headquarters near St. Petersburg over the previous year and claimed it ...


Flood warning issued for Tiffin River near Stryker

New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. A flood watch goes into effect Thursday ...


Pentagon responds to criticism over civilian deaths in Mosul blast

The UN chief held official talks with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi before traveling to Erbil, the capital of the Autonomous Region of Kurdistan, where h...