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May 23 2017

Swedish prosecutor drops investigation into Julian Assange for suspected rape

In 2012, Assange took refuge in Ecuador's embassy. Police in London also said that they're still bound to arrest Assange if he were to leave the embassy grounds. "But i...

May 23 2017

Trump says 'fast decision' possible on new FBI director

As Mr Trump works to fast-track Mr Comey's successor, lawmakers from both parties urged him to steer clear of any politicians for the job and said he must "clean up the...

May 22 2017

US Sanctions Members of Venezuela's Supreme Court for Power Grab

The Trump administration is set to impose new sanctions on members of the Venezuelan Supreme Court for stripping the opposition-led congress of all power earlier this yea...

May 22 2017

Turkey: constitutional change sees Erdogan back at head of ruling AKP

As AKP leader, Erdogan can decide the party's direction as it prepares for March 2019 local elections and then simultaneous legislative and presidential elections in Nove...

May 22 2017

China cripples CIA operations, kills informants

The Times , quoting 10 current and former American officials who spoke on condition of anonymity, described the intelligence breach as one of the worst in decades. A Chi...

May 21 2017

Trump administration notifies Congress of its intent to renegotiate NAFTA

Mexico dynamic than NAFTA and "the wall does not define our relationship". In February, the Congressional Research Service released a report on NAFTA, which found t...

May 20 2017

WhatsApp gets new pinned chats feature

If you want to avail of this function, just tap hold on the chat. WhatsApp has brought out a new feature that lets you pin your chats to the top. Given that most pe...

May 20 2017

Salem congressman responds to President Trump's 'witch hunt' tweet

The president went on to call the Russian Federation investigation the " single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history! ". Moulton responds to Trump's ...

May 20 2017

Putin rushes to Trump's defense

Trump's terse denial followed reports by Reuters and other media about a memo written by Comey alleging that Trump made the request to close down the investigation in...

May 18 2017

Cavaliers take 3-0 series lead over Raptors

He looked himself for the first time in the series - getting opportunities, drawing fouls and vaulting over his defenders to hit jumpers in a 13-point quarter. Korver ope...

May 18 2017

Trump Asked Comey to Shut Down Flynn Probe

Comey's memo, an apparent effort to create a paper trail of his contacts with the White House, would be the clearest evidence to date that the president has tried to infl...

May 18 2017

Donald Trump 'asked Comey to shut down Flynn investigation'

One question is now gripping much of the US: Did President Donald Trump commit a crime in his first month in the Oval Office? Despite the White House's denials, the Ti...

May 17 2017

China's Xi appeals to foreign leaders for freer trade

While countries such as India, which has publicly criticised parts of Beijing's infrastructure plan, and Australia, which has quietly resisted setting up any formal lin...

May 17 2017

SecState Tillerson: Trump Did Not Discuss Sources or Methods With Russian Ambassador

But Mr McMaster said on Tuesday that the president "wasn't even aware where this information came from" and "wasn't briefed on the sources and methods". "I can't remember...

May 16 2017

French president Macron names centre-right politician Edouard Philippe as PM

Then, a large crowd outside the chancellery welcomed Macron to Berlin , with some waving European Union flags. Olivier Ihl, an academic from the Grenoble Institute of ...

May 16 2017

Conservative drops out of Iran election to back hard-liner against Rouhani

The president has faced a significant challenge from conservatives because the landmark nuclear deal with world powers that he negotiated in 2015 has not triggered the ec...

May 16 2017

Armed rebels in C. African Republic city agree to leave

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres issued a statement condemning the attacks, saying he was " outraged " by the assault on the 13,000-strong UN mission. However credib...

May 16 2017

Families who sheltered fugitive Snowden looking for fast-track asylum to Canada

The lawyers for the asylum-seekers - three of them from Sri Lanka - had housed Snowden for two weeks when he first fled the USA after leaking thousands of files he had ac...

May 16 2017

Slight risk for severe weather Tuesday

While the main severe weather threat will hold off until after 10 pm, some isolated cells could produce some small hail and gusty winds. According to the National Weath...

May 15 2017

West Bank Palestinians take to the polls for local elections

Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah cast his vote at a polling station in his hometown of Anabta in the northern West Bank. Official results are expected to be an...