• Trump, Modi must take 'concrete actions' to meet goals: AFTI
Trump, Modi must take 'concrete actions' to meet goals: AFTI

He said the two countries have also chose to expand their maritime security cooperation. Then Trump mentioned "the ongoing provocations " of North Korea , which may threaten the regional security and the world order, and noted the importance to solve the question about the DPRK fast.

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  • Palestinians dismiss IS claim of Israel policewoman killing
Palestinians dismiss IS claim of Israel policewoman killing

On Friday, three assailants, armed with knives and a homemade automatic weapon, carried out two attacks at two locations simultaneously. Israel has long unsuccessfully pushed for the Palestinians to halt the "martyrs' fund" payments to roughly 35,000 families of Palestinians killed and wounded in their long-running conflict with Israel, includi...

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  • Merkel: Gay marriage could get 'question of conscience' vote
Merkel: Gay marriage could get 'question of conscience' vote

Merkel, who had repeatedly voiced her opposition to gay marriage, said that lawmakers could vote according to their conscience, and not toe the party line. In almost 12 years as chancellor, Merkel has moved her party to the center and away from conservative orthodoxy, speeding up Germany's exit from nuclear power and ending military conscription ...

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  • Wyoming Grizzlies Released from Federal Protection
Wyoming Grizzlies Released from Federal Protection

The number of bears has now increased to about 700 today, which meets the criteria for delisting, the Interior Department said . Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke called the recovery "one of America's great conservation successes". And if these bears were truly recovered , we would support the withdrawal of federal protections. But many rem...

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  • Health bill to leave 22m without cover
Health bill to leave 22m without cover

The announcement by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) mirrored one in the House in March, when the GOP leadership there pulled their bill from the floor due to lack of support. But he also signalled that there might not be a path forward. "We've got to do some more work on it", he said. Some answer. Where the House bill would leave...

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  • With the clock ticking, UK, EU play up chance of deal
With the clock ticking, UK, EU play up chance of deal

Ms May, whose future is uncertain after she lost her Conservative majority in an election this month, has insisted that trade talks start immediately and run in parallel. We must lift the uncertainty caused by Brexit . SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood has met with European Union leaders and Heads of State to make the case for our vision of Speci...

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  • Speeding man had alien doll passenger
Speeding man had alien doll passenger

Apparently, someone put a fake stuffed alien in their passenger seat while they were driving around Alpharetta. The auto was clocked at 84 miles per hour, so it's a good thing the E.T. "Naturally, photos were taken and ended up on the Alpharetta police Facebook page with all the necessary puns: "#ET #doesthisqualifyforHOV #IndependenceDay".

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  • State has little comment on abortion law suit
State has little comment on abortion law suit

The U.S. Supreme Court announced Monday that it will hear Jack Phillips' lawsuit challenging Colorado anti-discrimination laws. The legal fight broke out in 2012 when Phillips told gay couple David Mullins and Charlie Craig that due to his Christian beliefs, his store's policy was to deny service to customers wanting to purchase cak...

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  • Spithill says US can still win America's Cup
Spithill says US can still win America's Cup

Such head-to-head duels can often determine the outcome of America's Cup clashes, with Team New Zealand establishing an early lead which they never relinquished. Emirates Team New Zealand helmsman Peter Burling, above center, runs across the boat with teammates cyclor Blair Tuke, left, and cyclor Simon Van Velthooven, right, during the seventh ...

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  • Turkey rejects demand to close military base in Qatar
Turkey rejects demand to close military base in Qatar

Qatar's foreign minister has rejected a list of 13 conditions set by four Arab states for lifting sanctions, saying it is neither reasonable nor actionable, the BBC reported. "They did not come back to us since that day and even though they still didn't come back to us on this, asking Turkey to pull back its troops (from Qatar) is disrespectful aga...

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  • Hoeven doesn't support health care bill in current form
Hoeven doesn't support health care bill in current form

Still, House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., told reporters, "I would not bet against Mitch McConnell ". "We think the status quo is unsustainable for all the obvious reasons we've discussed over and over and over again and we're optimistic we're going to get to a result that is better than the status quo".

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  • Former Trump campaign chairman registers as foreign agent
Former Trump campaign chairman registers as foreign agent

His filing also acknowledged that he was paid more than $17 million for his lobbying work for a Ukrainian political party. They included one meeting in March 2013 with Representative Dana Rohrabacher , a Republican from California who has advocated better relations with Russian Federation, according to a copy of Manafort's filing to the Justice...

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  • Three CNN Reporters Lose Jobs Over 'Fake News' On Trump
Three CNN Reporters Lose Jobs Over 'Fake News' On Trump

The news station added, "These types of stories are typically reviewed by several departments within CNN-including fact-checkers, journalism standards experts and lawyers-before publication". The story was taken off the broadcaster's website on Friday after an internal investigation from the news agency, while it also issued an apology to the Trum...

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  • Turkey dismisses demand to close Qatar military base
Turkey dismisses demand to close Qatar military base

Saudi Arabia , the UAE, Bahrain , along with Egypt , cut diplomatic and transport ties with Qatar in early June, accusing the country of supporting Iran, extremism and terrorist organizations such as ISIS, Al-Qaeda - charges that Qatar has repeatedly denied.

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  • US, India Leaders Pledge to Boost Security, Trade Ties
US, India Leaders Pledge to Boost Security, Trade Ties

In April, Trump had signed an executive order - dubbed the "Buy American, Hire American" order - to introduce changes to the H-1B visa policy used by companies to hire people from outside the U.S. He will meet with CEOs of Dutch companies and "will encourage them to join the Indian growth story". Indian officials expressed appreciation for the ...

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  • Saudi Arabia says no negotiations over Qatar demands
Saudi Arabia says no negotiations over Qatar demands

In his Eid al-Fitr speech, Erdogan supported Doha's position vis-à-vis the 13 demands from Qatar made by Saudi Arabia and its allies, which have imposed a blockade on Doha. This approach of 13 demands is against worldwide law because you can not attack or intervene in the sovereignty of a country". "In this context NHRC urged the state of Qatar n...

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  • North Carolina man sentenced to life in foiled terror plot
North Carolina man sentenced to life in foiled terror plot

Authorities say Sullivan admitted to having frequent contact online with a prominent Islamic State recruiter and propagandist in Syria, the now-dead Junaid Hussain . He was arrested in June 2015. Justin Nojan Sullivan , 21, planned to kill as many as 1,000 people with a silenced assault rifle and film the whole event for an ISIS contact, acco...

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  • 'Farm boy' from Iowa tasked with bridging US-China divisions
'Farm boy' from Iowa tasked with bridging US-China divisions

BEIJING (AP ) - A self-described "farm boy from Iowa" who befriended China's president three decades ago is tasked with smoothing relations between the world's two largest economies amid increased unpredictability in American foreign diplomacy under President Donald Trump .

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  • Dozens of terrorists killed in IRGC missile attack on Daesh targets
Dozens of terrorists killed in IRGC missile attack on Daesh targets

According to the IRGC, the missiles "targeted the headquarters and meeting place and suicide auto assembly line" of "ISIS terrorists" in Syria's Deir al-Zour Province. The missiles strikes were launched in coordination with Damascus. Sunday's missile strike came amid recent confrontations in Syria between US -backed forces and pro-government fac...

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  • USA issues warning to Syria after finding 'potential preparations' for sarin attack
USA issues warning to Syria after finding 'potential preparations' for sarin attack

Tensions have heightened between key players - especially between the United States and Russian Federation - over Syria as the conflict there has transformed from a civil war to a complex battle involving worldwide players and their proxies.

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