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House Intelligence committee questions Donald Trump Jr. on Russian Federation contacts

Lawyers for both the president and his son were in on the call, but Schiff said: "The presence of counsel does not mean communications between father and son ar...


US Tillerson says no normalization of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ties with Russian Federation

The Secretary General touched upon the NATO-Russia relations as well, saying the Foreign Ministers agreed that the approach to Russia "decided at the Warsaw S...


SC to hear plea for interim relief on mandatory linking of Aadhaar

Attorney General KK Venugopal told a bench, headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra, that 6th February will, however, remain the deadline for linking Aadhaar for av...


Weather: Lake effect for some, nothing for others

Jackson today could see an inch or two of snow. "It will stay in place for the next few hours and then make its way to the Southtowns after dark", Zaff said. ...


Louvre Abu Dhabi to exhibit 'Salvator Mundi,' the world's most expensive painting

French newspaper Le Journal du Dimanche earlier reported that two investment firms had purchased the painting in the hope of lending it to museums. The Louvre...


Trump aide Flynn planned to 'rip up' Russian Federation sanctions: Whistleblower

Mr Gowdy, in a written response later on Wednesday to Mr Cummings, panned the idea of the Oversight Committee doing its own investigation into what the whistle-...


Melania Trump, Karen Pence stop at Whataburger, treat press to french fries

During a trip to Corpus Christi, First Lady Melania Trump and Second Lady Karen Pence made a stop at a Texas staple: Whataburger. They will see the remains ...


Indian drone entered Chinese airspace due to tech fault: MoD

During the RIC meeting, the three foreign ministers will exchange views on major global and regional issues of common concern and deepen trilateral pragmatic co...


House passes bill to allow concealed weapons across state lines

Two months after two of the deadliest shootings in USA history, Republicans were "brazenly moving to hand the NRA the biggest item on its Christmas wish list", ...


Australia edges closer to same-sex marriage vote

Supporters of marriage equality gathered on the lawns outside Parliament house from early this morning to witness the vote, waving placards and rainbow flags, d...


Airline Crew Says They Saw North Korean Test Missile Re-Enter Atmosphere

North Korea tested its new Hwasong-15 (KN-22) intercontinental ballistic missile before dawn last Tuesday, but while the launch came as a surprise for many, th...


VW executive sentenced to 7 years for emissions scandal

Schmidt was also ordered to pay a criminal penalty of $400,000, according to a US Department of Justice (DOJ) press release. Oliver Schmidt, the second and mo...


Monster 17-Foot Python Caught in Florida Everglades

The district plans to continue the program until its $125,000 budget runs out. "We have these guys out there eating our alligators, raccoons, opossums, otters...


Starbucks launches AR experience in Shanghai

Starbucks is betting China's hunger for luxury goods is transferable to coffee. The cafe spans 2,700 square metres (30,000 square feet) - almost half the ar...


Pentagon: About 2000 USA troops in Syria

Pentagon spokesman Col. Rob Manning also said there are aboug 5,200 US troops in Iraq. The United States has about 5,200 troops in Iraq and 2,000 in Syria, an...


Willie Taggart Called Liar by Troy Dye, Ripped by Oregon Players

Florida State went 6-6 this year - its worst record during the Fisher era - and barely made a bowl game, winning its final three games of the season just to ...


USA flies supersonic heavy bomber over Korean Peninsula

While the US military aircraft conducted simulated strikes, the South Korean warplanes actually dropped MK-82 bombs. South Korea's military also plans to laun...


Pakistan rejects United States demand for joint operation on its soil

Mattis met prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and military chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa during his brief stopover in the capital Islamabad. US Defence...


Alaska Airlines to put limits on 'smart bags' starting January 15

The policy goes into effect January 15, the same day Alaska Airlines implements its own smart-bag restrictions. "Smart bags, also known as smart luggage, have...


A brush fire has erupted near Sylmar

It is a bypass auxiliary route of Interstate 5, running along the southern and western parts of the Greater Los Angeles Area from Irvine in the south to near Sa...