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Russia vows to continue Syria strikes.

Rejects U.S. warning, says Washington failed to deliver on the promises it made. Russia on Thursday said it would press on with a bombing campaign in Syria, ignoring US threats, as the United Nations pleaded for medical evacuations from the war-ravaged ci ...

Hillary accuses Trump of violating Cuba embargo in 1990s.

Trump’s campaign manager Kellyanne Conway all-but acknowledged that his company violated the embargo. Democrat Hillary Clinton on Thursday accused Donald Trump of breaking the law by violating the US trade embargo with Cuba, after a report emerged a ...

Three days of national mourning in Haiti.

Matthew, meanwhile, lost its hurricane status, subsiding to a “post-tropical cyclone” after cutting a swath from Florida to South Carolina. Haiti, the poorest country in the Americas and one shattered by a 2010 earthquake and ravaged by a chol ...

Four shot outside San Francisco schools; suspects at large.

Four male suspects wearing dark hoodies and jeans were seen running away from the area. Four teenage students were shot in the shared parking lot of two San Francisco high schools Tuesday, and one of the students is in critical condition, authorities said ...

I’ll accept elections if I win, says Trump.

Mocking his critics, Donald Trump pledged on Thursday to fully accept the outcome of next month’s presidential election if he wins. The Republican said he reserved the right to contest questionable results, deepening his unsubstantiated assertions ...

South Korean President Park Geun-hye on political scandal.

In an extraordinary display of abject apology during a moment of supreme crisis, South Korean President Park Geun-hye took sole blame Friday for a “heartbreaking” scandal amid rising suspicion that she allowed a mysterious confidante to manipu ...

Jubilation at Trump event, Hillary supporters stunned.

Winning crucial States, tycoon looks all set to be next President. The election should have been called and the fireworks should have begun by now, as it is nearing midnight on the east coast. Barack Obama was declared winner at 11 pm in 2012. But the nig ...

What can Trump do to your U.S. dreams?.

The H-1B visa cap, currently 65,000 a year, is unlikely to be raised under a Trump administration “I am totally committed to eliminating rampant, widespread H-1B abuse and ending outrageous practices such as those that occurred at Disney… I wi ...

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe meets Donald Trump.

Abe, who became the first world leader to meet with Trump since his election, was seeking reassurances over the future of US-Japan security and trade relations. He described the meeting as “really, really cordial” but offered few details of th ...

88 dead in Turkish raids on IS-held Syria town: Monitor.

BEIRUT: At least 88 civilians have been killed in 24 hours of Turkish air strikes on an Islamic State group bastion in northern Syria, a monitoring group said Friday. A barrage of raids hit Al-Bab on Thursday, killing 72 civilians including 21 children, a ...

Bush twins write heartfelt letter to Obama sisters.

HOUSTON: In a heartwarming open letter to Sasha and Malia Obama, former first daughters Barbara Bush and Jenna Bush Hager shared a bit of advice to the girls as they join “another rarified club, one of former First Children”. “We have wa ...

US national security adviser Michael Flynn resigns.

In a resignation letter, Flynn said he held numerous calls with the Russian ambassador+ to the US during the transition and gave “incomplete information” about those discussions to Vice President Mike Pence. The vice president, apparently rely ...