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Feb 17 2018

Australian ministers banned from sex with staffers amid DPM scandal

Last week, Turnbull talked down the prospect of Australia following the US House of Representatives' lead by banning lawmakers from having sex with staff, saying legislat...

Feb 16 2018

Trump Should Treat Women 'With More Respect', Say Bill and Melinda Gates

The letter, in which Bill and Melinda Gates set out to answer "the 10 toughest questions " they get about their philanthropic endeavours, also took aim at Trump's pl...

Feb 16 2018

No terror link in NSA shooting

CBS News images showed the vehicle with what looked like bullet holes in the front windscreen and its air bags apparently deployed. At a press conference, an Federal Bu...

Feb 16 2018

Shulkin to pay back some expenses after Europe trip faulted

The trip included a tour of Westminster Abbey, attendance at the women's final at Wimbledon featuring American Venus Williams and a cruise on the Thames River. Acceptan...

Feb 16 2018

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu Facing Bribery, Fraud Charges

The other case is over secret talks Netanyahu allegedly had with the publisher of a major Israeli newspaper in order to make a deal for more favorable coverage. Milch...

Feb 16 2018

Shaun White's 3 gold medal runs from Torino to PyeongChang

Page Six reported the argument about her hairstyle resulted in White firing Zawaideh in 2014. But while White's battling egos with Jenkins on the halfpipe, he ...

Feb 16 2018

Weather service talking snow, again, for Tri-Cities

Widespread snow is likely and at times could be heavy especially along the Rocky mountain front and area ranges in SW Montana. Sunday , the high will be near 58 with s...

Feb 16 2018

USA intel agencies warn against using Chinese brand smartphones

FBI Director Christopher Wray also told the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday that Beijing has been aggressively planting spies on United States campuses. HNA, a...

Feb 15 2018

'Fifty Shades Freed' Debuts Atop Box Office With $38.8M

The series is popular not just throughout America (even in the supposedly more puritanical middle-American states) but around the globe. The Fifty Shades of Grey fr...

Feb 15 2018

Taliban Deputy Khalid Mehsud 'Killed in Drone Attack' in Pakistan

Pakistani intelligence officials say a US drone strike has hit a militant compound in a northwestern tribal region near the Afghan border, killing seven militants from th...

Feb 15 2018

Arizona woman wakes up with British accent

Myers, who said she also suffers from Ehlers-Danlos, a condition that makes skin elastic and joints flexible to the point of dislocation, is now seeking treatment for her...

Feb 14 2018

Several Russians killed in U.S. airstrikes in Syria, friends say

His comments echoed previous statements from the Defense Ministry, which has said no Russian servicemen were in the area at the time. The reports follow one from ...

Feb 14 2018

Pakistan Developing New Types of Nuclear Weapons, Warns US

What bothers them is the need to convince people the coyotes are there. Amid pressure, Trump conceded during a press conference as president-elect that, "As far as hackin...

Feb 14 2018

Zuma's Fate Hangs In The Balance

The move comes after weeks of mounting pressure for Zuma to resign after nine years as president, which have been "marred by economic decline and multiple charges of corr...

Feb 14 2018

Martin Schulz resigns as head of Germany's Social Democrats

The failed chancellor candidate and former head of the European Parliament made the decision after days of personnel debates within the SPD . "It's a hard job at times...

Feb 12 2018

Who's in charge in South Africa these days?

The National Executive Committee will assemble on Monday in the capital, Pretoria, as Zuma, 75, has defied growing pressure to resign since his deputy, Cyril Ramaphosa, r...

Feb 12 2018

North Korea's Kim invites S Korean leader to Pyongyang

Kim is an increasingly prominent figure in her brother's government and the first member of the North's ruling family to visit the South since the end of the 1950-53 Kore...

Feb 12 2018

Discontinue helicopter deal with Canada — Duterte to AFP

News reports said government officials from the Philippines does not plan to use the helicopters for counterinsurgency operations. "When we saw that declaration ... "If...

Feb 12 2018

Karnataka polls: Rahul Gandhi kickstarts 'JanaAashirwada Yatre', Congress tears into BJP

S. Suresh Kumar, chief spokesperson, BJP, said it was worrying that Mr. Gandhi did not address the issue of farmer suicides or the murders of Hindu activists in the State...

Feb 12 2018

For US in Syria, end game gets murkier as IS shrinks

A US military airstrike has killed over 100 Pro-regime soldiers fighting for the Assad government, against anti-Assad rebels. It has since become apparent that dozens o...