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Senate Foreign Relations Committee set to vote on Pompeo

The first Democrat to signal support for Pompeo, Sen. Senator Chris Coons on Friday became the last Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to ...


Alabama set to execute 83-year-old murderer

This execution has made Walter Moody the oldest person executed after 77-year-old John Nixon who was put to death in 2005. Attorneys for Moody asked the Supre...


Tammy Duckworth Delivers Newborn to Perform infant inside Senate Room

Of course, some would argue that babies have always been allowed on the floor of the Senate , but those would be babies of the adult variety . Sen. Mickels...


Amit Shah asks Congress to apologise for 'defaming Hindu religion'

In a related development, another BJP leader K S Eshwarappa, the party's leader in the state Legislative Council, also filed his nomination from Shivamogga As...


Grassley: McConnell doesn't control my committee

The committee will consider the legislation next week. "I think having Congress tell him what we believe he should do in this case is simply poking the bear, ...


Brexit: No 10 still 'confident' of Irish border solution

She proposed two options for avoiding a hard border in Northern Ireland . Theresa May's proposals for the Irish border after Brexit were reportedly "anni...


Hasina exchanges greetings with Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Charles at palace dinner

That won't happen until he succeeds his mother, Queen Elizabeth II , as monarch when she dies. Britain's Prince Charles greets Prime Minister Jacinda Arder...


Southwest Flight 1380 pilots: "We were simply doing our jobs"

Riordan was reportedly given CPR while on the plane and rushed to a hospital, but her injuries were too severe. One of the engines on the Boeing 737 explode...


Schumer backs effort to decriminalize marijuana

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer plans to propose legislation decriminalizing marijuana on a federal level. Schumer's bill would remove cannabis from th...


Romania Has No Plans To Move Its Embassy To Jerusalem

The head of the ruling Social Democratic Party, Liviu Dragnea , told Romanian TV channel ANTENA 3 that the Romanian prime minister had ratified on Wednesday ...


Chemical arms experts blocked from site of Syria attack

The alleged gas attack, which Syrian activists say killed more than 40 people, prompted punitive US, British and French airstrikes. The delegation from the Or...


500kg World War II bomb defused in Berlin

The exclusion zone covers the train station, an army hospital, the economy ministry, an art gallery and a museum as well as part of the BND intelligence service...


Loya death: SC says attempts to scandalise judiciary, dismisses pleas

The Supreme Court bench was headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra and other two judges - Justice AM Khanwilkar and Justice DY Chandrachud. "Site unde...


Diaz-Canel set to end the era of Castro rule in Cuba

Although Diaz-Canel represents a new generation, most observers don't expect dramatic changes from the Communist Party stalwart who will turn 58 on Friday. Di...


Miguel Diaz-Canel elected as Cuba's new President

After the terms expire in 2028, Diaz-Canel should use his other position as the head of the Communist party to guide his own successor before stepping down in 2...


Playboy model free to discuss Trump 'affair'

McDougal had sued American Media Inc.to get out of a contract that gave the company exclusive rights to her story. Karen McDougal attends Playboy's Super ...


Minnesota prosecutors hold press conference regarding Prince's death

The investigation into how Prince obtained the highly addictive painkiller is now closed. "In all likelihood, Prince had no idea that he was taking a cou...


Asian Nations Cautious About the US Back in TPP

The deal, which was negotiated by President Barack Obama's administration, was largely viewed as a tool to prod China into making the type of economic changes...


Judge finds Kansas' Kris Kobach at contempt of Courtroom

The would-be voters submitted their applications at DMV offices, without providing documentary proof of citizenship , like a birth certificate or passport, as ...


Chemical Weapons Experts Enter Douma

It led to the rebel group that controlled Douma agreeing to surrender control of the town to the Syrian government . "Cleaning up a site after a chemical ...