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Melania Trump Stands By Her White House Christmas Decorations

She also spoke about making time with the President. Seeing as the decorations always have a theme, it is possible that last year's was: "No ballerinas were h...


Trump derides lawyer Michael Cohen as 'weak person' after bombshell guilty plea

He also criticized Cohen , saying he was "a weak person and what he's trying to do is get a reduced sentence". Cohen's new guilty plea is the latest develo...


Kansas Democrat backs Pelosi bid for House speaker

The group was formed several years ago by the centrist organization No Labels, in part to blunt the power of ultraconservative Republicans who have had an out...


Dozens of migrants caught storming border in San Ysidro won't face charges

The incident has also prompted Mexico's Foreign Ministry to request the US conduct an "exhaustive investigation" into its use of tear gas as the two count...


Storm Diana To Pelt Britain With Heavy Rain And 80mph Gales

Storm Diana was named by the IPMA Portuguese weather service, and threatened the Azores archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean on Monday. The yellow weather warni...


Kartarpur opening will not lead to bilateral dialogue, says Sushma Swaraj

Former Indian cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu on Tuesday led a delegation of his country to attend the groundbreaking ceremony on Pakistan's invi...


Russian Federation to deploy new missiles to Crimea as Ukraine tensions rise

Moscow's announcement about new missiles follows its seizure of three Ukrainian naval vessels and their crews on Sunday over what it said was their illegal entr...


Mississippi Republican faces new Confederate claims before Trump visit

The signs referred to the state's history of lynchings and the Senate race. Hyde-Smith has apologized to "anyone that was offended" by the hanging comment, ...


Camp Fire finally 100 percent contained after burning for TWO WEEKS

According to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, the Camp Fire was able to put under control when firefighters surrounded it after days ...


Taiwan votes down same-sex marriage

EDITOR'S NOTE - Christopher Bodeen has covered politics in China and Taiwan for The Associated Press for more than two decades. Others are turned off by the...


Roadside bomb kills 3 US soldiers in eastern Afghanistan

The United States now has some 14,000 troops in Afghanistan, serving in the NATO-led Resolute Support training and advisory mission as well as in separate count...


Saudi crown prince greeted by hundreds of protesters during Tunisia visit

In an exclusive interview with Al Arabiya, Essebsi explained that the founding king advised the late Tunisian President Habib Bourguiba to adopt the politics ...


Ex-Trump campaign chair lied, broke plea agreement, says Mueller

Manafort said in the same filing that he disagreed with Special Counsel Robert Mueller's assertion that he had lied, but both sides agreed the impasse meant t...


Winter Storm Bruce Heads East After Dumping Snow Throughout Midwest

A blizzard and winter storm warning was in effect through 6 a.m. on Monday across northeast Missouri and into southeast Wisconsin and northeast IL, including th...


Up to 145 whales die after mass stranding in New Zealand

Half of the whales were already dead. Two separate pods were found, beached about 1.2 miles apart along the shoreline. A Department of Conservation (DoC) sp...


PM Narendra Modi Says Congress in Power During Mumbai Attacks

Earlier on Monday, US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo, in a statement released by the US Department of State, announced that the US will reward up to Dollar...


Mexican officials question use of force at the border

The US president's threat comes a day after American authorities closed the country's busiest southern border crossing and fired tear gas into crowds . Trump w...


Tear Gas Deployed At California Border Crossing; Tensions Mounting

As crowds amassed at San Ysidro, around 500 migrants overwhelmed federal and local Mexican police blockades and rushed toward the border, said freelance reporte...


Museveni says boat that capsized in Lake Victoria not registered

Investigations are underway to establish the cause of the accident amidst reports that the revelers were drunk at the time of the accident. "It seems the boat...


2 policemen killed in terrorist attack in diplomatic area in Pakistan’s Karachi

The government condemned the attack on its mission and the foreign ministry in Beijing called for extra measures to protect Chinese citizens in Pakistan. "At le...


Markets on 'wait and see' on PH-China deals, says analyst

It was entitled "Framework Agreement on Joint Maritime Oil and Gas Exploration between China and the Philippines ". However, Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen X...


Trump asylum ban blocked

The Justice Department and the Department of Homeland Security sided with the White House, arguing the president had a right to protect the country as an nation...


India agrees to Pakistan offer to build Kartarpur corridor for Sikh pilgrims

The corridor will provide smooth and easy passage to pilgrims to visit the holy shrine throughout the year. His tweet came on the heels of Indian government's...


Trump escalates his feud with Roberts over 'Obama judges' rebuke

The Hill reports that the president included members of all five branches of the military in a call to wish them "a happy Thanksgiving and thank them for ...


'Lock Her Up!' Liberal Pundits, Entertainers Target Ivanka Trump over Private Email

It's also thanks to the HUGE focus on Clinton's use of a private server during Trump's presidential campaign that Ivanka's claim to ignorance about the risk...


Trump Wanted DOJ To Prosecute James Comey And Hillary Clinton

McGahn reportedly told the president that he does not have the authority to order prosecutions - such decisions are to be made by prosecutors themselves, based ...


Democratic senators sue over Whitaker's appointment as AG

What is the legal authority for Whitaker's appointment? The Justice Department legal team, led by longtime federal lawyers now working for Mueller , says...


Trump Pardons Turkeys at 71st National Thanksgiving Turkey Presentation

They also represent "the very first national Thanksgiving turkeys from the very great state of South Dakota ", the president noted. President Trump's dau...


American Killed After Illegally Making Contact With Isolated Indian Tribe

The Sentinelese are an indigenous tribe living on the North Sentinel Island of the Andamans. The tribe is one of India's protected tribes and is said to res...


Russia Accused of Abusing Interpol as It Seeks to Secure Presidency

He had been acting president since the previous head of the global police co-operation body was detained in China over bribery allegations. Kim, a police of...