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Senate confirms Perdue as Trump's agriculture chief

A coalition of environmental groups that includes Food & Water Watch and the Center for Biological Diversity in an email called Perdue's committee hearing and vote "disappointing". "He understands t...

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Russian Federation upset over being blocked from Syria chemical weapons investigation

The sanction orders USA banks to freeze the assets of any employees named, and bans American companies from conducting business with them. The United States has announced "sweeping sanctions" again...

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Who will win British general election?

Who will win British general election?

Theresa May has done this because the Conservative Party has a huge lead in opinion polls. The leader of the main opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, pressed May in Parliament Wednesday to take ...

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'At least 68 children' among 126 killed in Syria bus bomb attack

'At least 68 children' among 126 killed in Syria bus bomb attack

The blast, carried out by a suicide bomber driving a booby-trapped potato truck, rocked the rebel-held Rashideen area in the countryside of Aleppo province, where buses carrying 5,000 pro-government S...

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Canada making business for American dairy farmers 'very difficult'

US homebuilders quickly warned that the move would drive up the cost of new houses. The province is the the largest Canadian exporter of softwood lumber to the US. However, the World Trade Organizat...

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Malcolm Turnbull defends new 'Australian values' test

Candidates for citizenship will under the new rules be required to be permanent residents for four years against one year today. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the Federal Government was "putt...

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Roberts: Senate confirms Trump's pick for agriculture secretary

Awaiting Mr. Perdue is the worst farm-economy slump in decades, with U.S.net farm income projected to fall for a fourth consecutive year to $62.3 billion, half the record $123 billion farmers earned i...

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Italian PM, Emmanuel Macron set to join hands for Europe's development

Italian PM, Emmanuel Macron set to join hands for Europe's development

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.6 percent, hovering near the highest level since June 2015 hit earlier in the session, on its fourth straight day of gains. His daught...

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Counter-Islamic State Forces Make Gains In Raqqa, Mosul

Iraqi Brig. Gen. Yahya Rasool recently said that ISIS now controls less than a quarter of the land it held at its peak in 2014. - December 29: Government troops end a two-week pause and launch the s...

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Pakistan recall Azhar Ali, Umar Akmal for Champions Trophy

Pakistan recall Azhar Ali, Umar Akmal for Champions Trophy

Pakistan's new spin sensation Shadab Khan, has also been selected ahead of Yasir Shah after the legspinner's impressive Twenty20 and ODI series against the West Indies. He had been called up to the l...

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Trump at Holocaust event vows 'We will confront anti-Semitism'

Trump at Holocaust event vows 'We will confront anti-Semitism'

Tuesday's remarks came a day after some Armenian-Americans criticized the White House's refusal to use the word "genocide" to describe the massacre of more than 1 million Armenians in a statement co...

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North Korea reportedly conducts massive liver-fire drill amid tensions

North Korea reportedly conducts massive liver-fire drill amid tensions

The trio also agreed that China and Russian Federation should play a bigger role in reining in the North, said Kim Hong-Kyun, South Korea's chief envoy on the issue. Kim was believed to have observe...

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US Submarine Arrives in South Korea as Tensions Rise

Experts thought North Korea might conduct a nuclear test or a ballistic missile launch to mark the anniversary, but as of Tuesday evening neither had occurred. The nuclear-powered USS Michigan, one ...

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Trump at Easter Egg Roll: 'We're right on track'

Military families, children from local schools and hospitals and the children of White House staff members were in attendance at the event. An estimated 21,000 people are expected to attend the even...

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Wapo Poll: 98% of President Trump Voters Happy With Their Choice

Wapo Poll: 98% of President Trump Voters Happy With Their Choice

Among those who voted for him last November, Trump's approval rating stands at an impressive 94 percent. "A huge majority of people say they worry, at least sometimes, about health care - about it w...

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Spicer Defends Trump Visitor Log Secrecy: 'We're Following The Law'

Spicer Defends Trump Visitor Log Secrecy: 'We're Following The Law'

A watchdog group sued the Obama White House for full release of the logs, but the court ruled they were " presidential records ", and thus not subject to the disclosure law. " Trump has bullied the p...

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Ron Malzer: Tax relief must target those in need

White House economic adviser Gary Cohn and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin are expected to meet with Republican leaders Tuesday on Capitol Hill to go over the president's tax plan. There is a good c...

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President Trump Calls Out Canada for Making Things

President Trump Calls Out Canada for Making Things "Difficult" for Farmers

He also said , "We will not stand for this". Former federal cabinet minister David Emerson, who Clark appointed as the provincial softwood envoy, said small forestry operations could be hurt nearly...

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Pence wraps up Aussie visit at famed opera house

Pence wraps up Aussie visit at famed opera house

The vice president made the commitment - subject to the refugees passing stringent USA vetting procedures - at a joint news conference in Sydney with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, with...

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Trump softens stance on border wall funding

President Donald Trump says Canada has "outsmarted" the USA for a long time but his administration is "not going to put up with it". The president did not address whether he would still demand Congr...

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Trump to sign energy and environment orders

Trump ". At the same time, Spicer sought to downplay the significance of the 100th day milestone, which has seen Trump struggle to deliver on bedrock campaign promises such as repealing former P...

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Donald Trump calls to congratulate record-setting astronaut

She set the record at 12:27 a.m. Iowa time . In response to a question about what the astronauts are learning in space, Whitson noted the scarcity of water and described an experiment in which ...

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Trump Administration To Impose 20 Percent Tariff On Canadian Lumber

Monday night, B.C.'s Premier echoed the Lumber Trade Council, saying the USA decision is based on " unfounded claims of the US lumber production lobby". USA lumber companies allege that Canadian firms...

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Venezuela opposition holds silent march to honour dead

At least twenty people have died in Venezuela as the largest opposition protests the country has seen in several years grind the country to a halt. As protests and looting continued into the night...

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Venezuelans shut down roads and highways as protests enter 4th week

Venezuelans shut down roads and highways as protests enter 4th week

Anti-government protests today called for are urging demonstrators to block roads in a bid to grind Venezuela to a halt. - Deaths in western Venezuela - =============================== Jorge Rodrigu...

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Kolkata gears up to celebrate Easter

Kolkata gears up to celebrate Easter

The belief that Christians have in Jesus' divinity is rooted in the moment of his resurrection. One way we can do that is to approach God once more in prayer and petition this coming resurrection Su...

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France tense on the eve of presidential election

France tense on the eve of presidential election

Emergency vehicles blocked the wide Champs-Elysees, an avenue lined with boutiques and normally packed with cars and tourists that cuts across central Paris between the Arc de Triomphe and the Tuile...

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Astronaut breaks U.S. space record, gets call from Trump

In addition to spending 535 consecutive days in space, Whitson became the first woman commander of the International Space Station in 2008. Whitson told Trump that NASA is researching how microgravi...

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Officials reveal contents of note carried by Paris gunman

Officials reveal contents of note carried by Paris gunman

PARIS The gunman who shot and killed a police officer on the famed Champs-Elysees just days before the French presidential vote spent 14 years in prison , including for attacking other officers, Fra...

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What to watch Sunday in NHL: Toronto, Boston try to stay alive

Indeed, Marner's production - or lack thereof - is not the reason why the Leafs head into Game 6 against the Washington Capitals on Sunday trailing 3-2 in the best-of-seven series. But in the end, Tor...

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