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Urjit Patel: India's RBI governor quits

Congress MP Ahmed Patel said the resignation is a blot on India's monetary & banking system. "We will miss him immensely", he said. Appointed by the NDA gov...


China warns of "grave consequences" if Huawei executive isn't released

In the hearing that was adjourned on Friday, Canadian government lawyer John Gibb-Carsley asked for bail to be denied, saying Meng has been accused of "conspira...


'Yellow vests': French minister tells Trump to stop meddling in country's politics

He told BFM television that working-class protesters were deliberately targeting high-end shops in Paris that were selling goods they never afford. (1900 GM...


European Union Court Rules Britain Can Revoke Brexit Unilaterally

The European Court of Justice rules that when an EU member country has notified its intent to leave, "that Member State is free to revoke unilaterally that noti...


Rep. Mark Meadows Under Consideration for Trump Chief of Staff

President Donald Trump's top pick to replace John Kelly as chief of staff, Nick Ayers, is no longer expected to fill that role. Instead, he will begin oversee...


Mark Milley to be new Joint Chiefs chairman

Army Forces Command at Fort Bragg in North Carolina before taking the reins as chief of staff in August 2015. President Trump is expected to nominate Gene...


IDF tells Lebanese residents to leave towns over 'explosive' Hezbollah tunnels

An unnamed security official told i24NEWS that the man who appeared on the video from the tunnel was Dr. Imad "Azaladin" Fahs, a commander of the Hezbollah ob...


Adam Schiff Believes Trump Faces 'The Real Prospect of Jail Time'

Federal prosecutors in NY have implicated Trump in a scheme to silence women who alleged that they had extramarital affairs with him before he became presiden...


Trump still seeking chief of staff as Nick Ayers turns down role

Ayers also earned the backing of Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, the president's daughter and son-in-law and senior advisers, for taking on the new role, White...


Trump says he will nominate William Barr as next US Attorney General

Allen Grunes, an antitrust attorney who has worked with Delrahim, said that their conflict over the merger would be set aside if Barr is confirmed as attorney...


Trump signs two-week spending bill to avoid government shutdown

If the dispute is not resolved, funding for those agencies will expire, causing them to begin to shut down and furlough workers in the middle of the holiday sea...


Trump nominates William Barr to be his next attorney general

Mr. Barr, now a lawyer at the firm Kirkland & Ellis, has worked as a lawyer for high profile firms, including at telecom company Verizon. He said United Stat...


Saudi foreign minister rules out extraditing suspects in Khashoggi case

He never left. As Turkish investigators uncovered mounting evidence that the self-exiled writer and frequent government critic was actually slain within the bui...


Trump Says China Trade Talks 'going Very Well'

US President Donald Trump said in a Twitter statement on 7 December that the trade talks between Washington and Beijing are proceeding well. The Ministry...


For First Time, Prosecutors Connect Trump To A Federal Crime

John Dean, a White House counsel under President Richard Nixon who received jail time for his role in the Watergate scandal, said Friday that allegations agai...


British PM May tipped to delay parliament vote on Brexit

Downing Street on Sunday denied newspaper suggestions that British Prime Minister Theresa May could postpone Tuesday's vote in parliament on Brexit deal. "C...


Lebanon army sends tank unit to border in response to Israel troops

The Prime Minister's Office stated, "Netanyahu updated President Putin on the details of Operation Northern Shield and Israel's intention to continue to thw...


Amal Clooney: Trump Gives Regimes 'Green Light' to Murder Journalists

Amal Clooney looked sensational last night when she attended the United Nations Correspondents Association Awards in New York City with husband George Cloon...


Hundreds Of Thousands Expected To Lose Power As Winter Storm Approaches

Forecasters said the western half of the Triangle - including Orange and Durham counties - could see 4 to 8 inches of snow and ice. Lake-effect snow is expected...


James Comey: Firing Mueller Won't End Russia Probe

As the interview with Comey ended, Mueller revealed new details about his Russian Federation investigation in court on Friday in the cases of Trump's former cam...


Police have ’grave concerns’ for missing British woman Grace Millane

She was staying at the Base Backpackers hostel in central Auckland before her disappearance. "The police investigation today has concentrated on her movements...


Grace Millane: Body found in backpacker murder probe

It is an unbearable time for the Millane family and our hearts go out to them", Mr Beard said. A full scene examination is now underway at a bush area on Scen...


Trump denies collusion after major revelations in Russian Federation probe

The documents turned up the heat on Trump by confirming prosecutors' belief of his involvement in a campaign finance violation, while adding to a growing list o...


Putin's new laser to fend off missiles

Previous reports said that the Russian military were training on new combat laser systems. WikimediaНа experimental combat duty in the armed forces of Russian...


U.S. in preparation to send warship into Black Sea

Russian Federation and Ukraine have been at loggerheads since 2014, when Russian Federation annexed the Crimean Peninsula following a controversial referendum. ...


White House chief of staff John Kelly expected to resign soon

Reports of Kelly's impending departure have been circulating for months. "Call Nick. He's my guy, ' a person familiar with the conversation said". "He's been...


Backed Yemen peace talks begin in Sweden

The worldwide Red Cross says it will oversee the implementation of an agreement between Yemen's warring sides to carry out a prisoner exchange, hailing it as "o...


Kagame Critic Diane Rwigara Acquitted - TowerPostNews

The 36-year-old women's rights activist and entrepreneur was caught up in a legal tussle after her expression of interest to challenge President Paul Kagame -...


Italy police arrest mafia's new 'boss of bosses' in Sicily

Mineo was among 46 suspects rounded up in a police operation dubbed Cupola 2.0 who are accused of extortion, arson and possessing illegal weapons. It should...


US military carries out Open Skies flight over Ukraine

Ukrainian boats had attempted a provocation in the Sea of Azov a month before the Kerch Strait incident, according to a senior Russian naval official. 'The ti...


Yellow vest movement: Paris police fire tear gas at protesters

After a month of protests inspired by a new fuel tax, there are fears the "yellow vest" movement has been infiltrated by radical and violent protesters. Four pe...


Bank robbery shootout in Brazil leaves 14 dead, Americas News & Top Stories

Landin said "the criminals killed the hostages, and police killed the criminals". Macedo Landim said that two children, between 10 and 13 years old, were amon...


Charlottesville killer James Fields convicted of first-degree murder

Prosecutors said Fields drove his auto directly into a crowd of counterprotesters at the "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville on August 12, 2017, because ...


Sheriff’s sergeant was killed by friendly fire in Thousand Oaks bar shooting

As terrified people scrambled out of broken windows, screaming and bleeding and fleeing a mass shooting inside a California bar, Sgt Ron Helus and a highway pat...


'Dumb' and 'lazy': Donald Trump responds to Rex Tillerson criticism

His candid remarks about his former boss came almost nine months after he was sacked by Trump in March and replaced with then-CIA Director Mike Pompeo . Till...


At least six killed in Italy nightclub stampede

It was not immediately clear how many people were inside the club when the stampede erupted or what the venue's maximum capacity is. "The cause may have been ...


Teenager jailed for bomb threats to Worcestershire schools and airport security scare

Duke-Cohan, from Watford, Hertfordshire, was arrested by NCA officers for the third time, and admitted three counts of making hoax bomb threats at Luton Magistr...


Father IDs body of Florida woman slain in Costa Rica

A search for the woman began at the San Antonio de Escazu neighborhood where Stefaniak had been staying after investigators discovered blood inside her Airbnb, ...


Search for Grace Millane now murder investigation

The 22-year-old, from Essex, described by her father as "lovely" and "family-orientated", vanished in New Zealand a week ago. "Sadly the evidence we have gath...


John Kelly Was Questioned By Mueller Team About Obstruction

Rumors of Kelly's departure have been circulating since last month's midterm elections. Former White House Counsel Don McGahn was likewise forced out of his j...


Tillerson says Trump 'undisciplined'; president replies he's 'dumb as a rock'

Tillerson, who was sacked in March, made no attempt to deny his poor relationship with Trump during a rare interview Thursday night as part of a charity dinne...


Ex-Fox News anchor to be new USA ambassador to the UN

She never traveled with and was not close to her first boss at the department, former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. The 48-year-old native of IL is deemed...


Russia says detention of China's Huawei CFO shows US arrogance

The prosecutor says she assured banks that Huawei and Skycom were separate companies but he says the USA contends that Skycom is Huawei. Meng, who also has us...


New leader chosen to replace Germany's Angela Merkel

In the first round, Kramp-Karrenbauer won 450 votes, Merz took 392 votes and Health Minister Jens Spahn was eliminated with 157 votes. Ms Merkel is stepping d...


USA warship challenges Russian Federation claims in Sea of Japan

Rachel McMarr, a Pacific Fleet spokesperson, said in a statement provided to CNN , which first reported on the operation. A spokeswoman for Russia's Foreig...


Trump Mulling Former US Attorney General Barr to Replace Jeff Sessions

The prospect of Barr taking over the Justice Department was well-received by some leading members of Congress in both parties Thursday. Since leaving the Bu...


Trump says Mueller and Comey are 'Best Friends'

It a series of tweets early Friday, the president blasted Comey and the Mueller probe into Russia's hacking of the 2016 US national election. The presid...


CNN’s NY offices evacuated due to bomb threat

After CNN resumed its live coverage, Lemon said that a " call was made from the southern part of the United States ". He said that the bomb squad had arrived ...


Christmas tree shortage continues to have people digging deeper in their wallets

But a late freeze this spring damaged numerous trees being grown in lots across Nova Scotia, and that could have an impact on how many trees are available this ...


Pakistan Urges US to Leave Afghanistan 'As Friend of the Region'

While addressing a federal cabinet meeting, the premier spoke about his meeting with US Special Representative for Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad and said, "Kha...