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Trump reportedly 'ordered' son-in-law be granted security clearance - 03/01/2019

New York (tca/dpa) - Former White House chief of staff John Kelly once reportedly claimed that he had been "ordered" by President Donald Trump to give Jared Kushner top-secret security clearance....

US-led coalition says it killed French IS member in eastern Syria - 02/28/2019

Amman - A French jihadist was killed in a coalition strike in the Syrian town of Baghuz, the last stronghold of Islamic State in eastern Syria.   The coalition said on its Twitter account that...

Canada announces participation in NASA's lunar project - 02/28/2019

Washington - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Thursday that Canada will participate in NASA-led Lunar Gateway, a project to return humans to the moon to set the stage for further...

Britain's Labour to back second referendum after Brexit plan rejected - 02/27/2019

London - By Bill Smith, - Britain's main opposition party said it plans to back a second referendum on leaving the European Union after parliament rejected its alternative to Conservative Prime...

Trump and Kim kick off second round of nuclear talks in Hanoi - 02/27/2019

Hanoi (dpa) - US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un kicked off their second summit on Wednesday in Hanoi optimistic that they could build on the progress they made in last...

Pakistan says it has shot down two Indian aircraft - 02/27/2019

Islamabad - By Qamar Zaman and Sunrita Sen, – The Pakistani army on Wednesday said it had shot down two Indian aircraft inside Pakistan’s airspace, in a move likely to further escalate tensions...

Australia PM 'appalled,'shocked' by Pell child sex abuse conviction - 02/27/2019

Canberra - Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Wednesday he was "appalled" and "shocked" by the conviction of Cardinal George Pell, who was found guilty of molesting two choirboys. "My...

US House Democrats will vote Tuesday to block national emergency - 02/26/2019

Washington - House Democrats plan to vote Tuesday on a resolution to cut off the national emergency declared by President Donald Trump over the situation on the US-Mexico border.   House Speaker...

Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell guilty of child sex charges - 02/26/2019

Canberra - By Subel Bhandari, - Vatican treasurer and Australia's highest-ranking Catholic, Cardinal George Pell, raped a choirboy and molested another in the 1990s inside a Melbourne cathedral, an...

Labour's Corbyn to back move for second Brexit referendum - 02/25/2019

London - By Bill Smith, - Opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said he will back a second referendum on Britain's withdrawal from the European Union. Corbyn planned to tell the party's lawmakers...
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