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Ankara says military had informed Washington, Moscow of air raid

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When asked about the photographs, deputy spokesperson of the U.S. Department of State Mark Toner said: "I haven't seen those pictures, but I would strongly call into question that senior military leaders of the U.S. Turkey claims 70 suspected Kurdish militants were killed in the attack on what it has described as " terrorist havens" in Syria and Iraq . The US has been backing the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) against ISIS in Syria . Read More »

Police Chief Fires Officer Who Shot And Killed Black Texas Teenager

He opened fire on the auto containing five people including Jordan and his two brothers. Originally, police had said the vehicle was aggressively backing up toward officers. "Their young lives will forever be altered", his family said. Likewise, Jordan's family asked the community not to march or protest, according to Fox News . Read More »

Sacked water minister paints Kejriwal with graft brush

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Addressing his second press conference of the day, Mishra also claimed that a "few AAP members" have told him that Mr Kejriwal has made up his mind to "sack (Health Minister) Satyendar Jain" by coming Wednesday. Over two years ago, no party came to power with so much hope riding on it as AAP did. "I've borne so many false accusations from various politicians, mostly to gain publicity for themselves or divert the public mind from important national issues that I'd like to see how this one plays ... Read More »

Akhilesh expels five SP men, including Shivpal loyalists

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He further said people committed no mistake and the SP lost the elections due to its own follies. "Things would have been different if I had been the chief minister", he added. The RTI applicant said it was truly alarming that the state government had wasted such huge money to save a tainted person like Yadav Singh and sought recovery of this public money from the pocket of the concerned public authorities. Read More »

Kejriwal should quit as Delhi CM on moral grounds: BJP

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But his allegations are so absurd that it has backfired and he stands isolated today. "He has been sacked due to poor performance", Manish Sisodia told reporters. Kejriwal said these things happen in politics. It is common knowledge that ministers, whether they are in the central or the state governments, do collect money (it's one of their primary responsibilities) for their respective political parties. Read More »

Trump praises Macron for 'big win' in France's election

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I respect them", he said . "You will win next time - and so will I!" "It is my responsibility to hear them". The prospect of a Le Pen victory had prompted serious concerns about a global right-wing, nationalist resurgence that brought Trump to power and saw Britain vote to leave the European Union a year ago. Read More »

Emmanuel Macron wins French election

The debate over whether to vote for him against Le Pen and the low turnout on Sunday indicated that voters from traditional parties could still make Macron's life hard, despite his easy victory against the far-right. Alexis Tsipras says that Macron's "victory is a fresh breath for France and the whole of Europe". This was completely uncharted territory: Both candidates stood outside the traditional parties that have governed France for decades. Read More »

Centrist Macron victorious in French presidential election

However, Macron prevailed with 66 percent of the vote to become France's youngest leader since Napoleon. "It is up to us to confront the globalist agenda of Macron". Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon hailed via social media Macron's "decisive victory over the hard right". She wants to penalise groups that hire foreign workers, introduce a 35 per cent tax on companies bringing in foreign goods and lower the retirement age to 60 from 62. Read More »

Another US citizen detained in North Korea

While other details are largely unavailable, it is believe that Kim Hak-song was conducting some business with the university and was being investigated by a "relevant authority". The North has been accused of holding Americans on what many see as dubious charges in order to use them as diplomatic leverage. The news of these latest arrests come amid fears Pyongyang is preparing more nuclear or missile tests. Read More »

Raiders stick with draft board, believe Gareon Conley will be cleared

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Where Conley would be selected became a central storyline of the draft after a 23-year-old woman reported that he sexually assaulted her at a Cleveland hotel on April 9. He can play both in the box and at deep safety and also worked at cornerback in the Senior Bowl practices, providing some versatility for the Raiders. Read More »

Trump's First Foreign Trip To Include Saudi Arabia And Israel

Unlike his predecessor, he will not go to Egypt. According to the Hebrew-language newspaper, Trump will visit the Holocaust Museum - an obligatory stop for all visiting politicians -and the ancient fortress of Masada, where first-century Zealots committed mass suicide rather than surrender to Roman forces. Read More »

Watch the Complete 2017 White House Correspondents Dinner

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You know, do I come up here and just try to fit in and not ruffle any feathers, or do I say how I really feel? "We can not ignore the rhetoric that has been employed by the President about who we are and what we do". Trump has spent his first 100 days coming to terms with the slow grind of government even in a Republican-dominated capital, and watching some of his promises -from repealing the nation's health care law to temporarily banning people from some Muslim nations - fizzle. Read More »

Trump's Flynn 'sidestepped' disclosure

Flynn complied with the law", Chaffetz said. Earlier on Tuesday the White House's director of legislative affairs, Marc Short, wrote in a letter to the House Oversight Committee, "We are unable to accommodate" numerous requests, adding that the White House does not have numerous documents in its possession. Read More »

Russia, US agree to air safety measures for Syria

And a member of the rebel delegation to the talks said on Saturday that the opposition was "recording violations of the deal committed by the regime and its militias". The agreement also allows for the creation of the correct conditions for humanitarian access, medical assistance and for the return of displaced civilians to their homes. Read More »

7 killed in Pak.-Afghan border clash

Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif in a statement called the Afghan firing "unfortunate" and he urged Afghanistan to end cross-border attacks that threatened the peace between the two countries. The situation on the Afghan border remained calm on Saturday but the security forces on both sides remained alert and there was no traffic between Chaman and Kandahar for the second day. Read More »

France Rejects Far-right Le Pen, Elects Macron to Heal 'Divisions'

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Emmanuel Macron waves to supporters next to his wife Brigitte Trogneux on Sunday in Le Touquet, northern France, after voting for the second round of the French presidential election. German Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman said it was a "victory for a strong and united Europe" and the two had a "very warm" telephone call after his victory was announced, Macron's team said. Read More »

France's Macron says majority needed to carry out changes

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It is my responsibility to hear them". Macron will now have to prove that he can tackle France's economic malaise by boosting growth and employment - and he may have to do that without a big majority in parliament. He has been a star student, champion of France's tech startup movement, an investment banker and economy minister - but has never held elected office. Read More »

Trump congratulates Macron on his 'big win' in France

Abstention could be high, and close to 60 percent of those who plan to vote for Macron say they will do so to stop Le Pen from being elected to lead the euro zone's second-largest economy rather than because they fully agree with the former banker-turned-politician. Read More »

Democratic leader cites 'good progress' toward avoiding government shutdown

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Trump had run the risk of being blamed by Democrats for a shutdown whose start would coincide with the day he marks 100 days in office. "They don't want security at the border, they never have, and we should not let them play linguistic or semantics games to try to pull down a mandate that the American people commanded when they went to the polls". Read More »

Buhari off to London for medical consultation

Ironside said "it is heartening to know that the girls will be returning to their families who have been waiting for this day". The 82 freed Chibok schoolgirls arrived in Nigeria's capital on Sunday to meet President Muhammadu Buhari as anxious families awaited an official list of names and looked forward to reuniting three years after the mass abduction. Read More »

US, South plotting to kill Kim Jong

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It can detect incoming North Korean missiles and shoot them out of the sky. The report cited the Ministry of State Security. What was the alleged plot? But that is not proof that there is any truth to the accusations. The statement went on to claim that the two agencies had a crafted a "hideous terrorists' group" that infiltrated the North and used a local resident (identified in the statement by the last name of Kim) to carry out the plot. Read More »

Thames ends home run drought as Brewers beat Pirates 6-2

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The Milwaukee Brewers will be looking to rebound from back-to-back losses at the hands of the Pirates , following their 2-1 extra innings defeat on Saturday. "I love it", Harrison said. "I'm very encouraged by the start". He surrendered seven long balls all of past year in 14 starts, so this is something else to look forward to when grabbing an under that features Kuhl as one of the listed probables. Read More »

Trump on Twitter: 'Everybody' Has Better Healthcare Than US

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In an earlier tweet Friday, Trump said his "Big win in the House" was "very exciting!" Trump raised eyebrows when he told Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Thursday in New York, "You have better health care than we do". Labor's shadow minister for health and Medicare Catherine King said the prime minister was praising a bill that will could lead to thousands of Americans losing their healthcare and "will take away the requirement for health insurers to cover people with ... Read More »

Army kills 50 Afghan forces in border fight

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On its part, Pakistan had been taking measures for the border management, but Afghanistan had taken no step in that regard, he said. "Afghan Border Police had been creating hurdles in [the] census in villages on Pakistani side of the border", the military said. Read More »

Emre Can can! Liverpool star downs Watford with BICYCLE KICK stunner

Sometimes, an very bad game is blessed with a righteous goal. Adam Lallana, who returned from a five-week absence as an early substitute for the injured Philippe Coutinho, had hit the crossbar with the game goalless, while the woodwork came to the Reds' rescue in second-half injury time to keep out Sebastian Prodl's stinging half-volley. Read More »

Price defends cutting almost $1 trillion from Medicaid

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She said the House bill was hard to assess overall because it passed without an updated analysis by the Congressional Budget Office on how the measure would affect health care costs and coverage. Republicans quickly cobbled together a compromise called the American Health Care Act (AHCA). Placing essential health services in the "opt out" pool lands millions of those now insured in trouble as the insurance companies are free to cut back on paying for these services in States that go for ... Read More »

Philippines, US begin smaller-scale joint military exercises

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Lt. General Oscar Lactao, Balikatan co-director, said this year's focus of the 10-day military exercises include "non-traditional security challenges" such as humanitarian assistance, disaster response, and counter terrorism training. For 12 days, the two militaries will share techniques and tactics on humanitarian assistance and disaster response (HADR) and fighting terrorism. The Armed Forces of the Philippines has invited military forces from several other nations to be part of the ... Read More »