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Russia, Syria geopolitics frame pope's Caucasus trip

Relations between Russian Federation and Georgia - a former satellite state of the Soviet Union - have always been tense with Kremlin troops occupying the regions of Abkhazia and South Ossetia following a brief 2008 war between the two countries.

Momentum moves to oust anti-Semitism row activist

In her latest controversy, she was filmed at a fringe event at the Labour conference saying she had not heard a definition of anti-Semitism that she could "work with". Not only must she be expelled from the Labour Party immediately but all those abus...

Congress clears stopgap spending bill, $1.1B to fight Zika

There will not be a government shutdown this weekend and they will be able to collect a paycheck at least until December when the next budget crisis will be at hand. Wednesday's vote was 284-141 and came almost a year after MI officials declared a he...

'Give Israeli clubs red card for playing fixtures on settlement land' - HRW

Ben Haddad, from another of the teams, one based in the Maale Adumim settlement outside Jerusalem, called the controversy "absurd". Between shouting encouragement to the players and lamenting their setbacks the other day, he complained that politics ...

Al-Moallem: Syria ready to support formation of unity government

White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Syria's government has launched a "concerted campaign" to strike civilian targets, and that Assad's forces are trying "to bomb civilians into submission". The U.S. military says the airstrikes were aimed at IS,...

School bus driver killed, others injured in crash at airport

In a Facebook post Sunday night, the school's student government said: "Our thoughts and prayers go out to the legacy football team, coaches, and families". Chopper worked for Adams 12 Five Star Schools for four years, and had passed her mandatory ...

Gabon opposition candidate decries high court ruling

Bongo's allies submitted evidence to the court rejecting Ping's allegations and countering that the opposition leader - a former chairman of the African Union commission - had himself organized fraud. Bongo sought to ease tensions on Saturday, callin...

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Trump slashes corporation tax in reform plan

He promised to tax overseas income at just 10 percent in a bid to repatriate some of the trillions of dollars now sitting in offshore accounts. Partnerships and other busin...

Gov. Baker talks to governor of Puerto Rico, offers aid

Nicole Hernandez was supposed to reunite with her dad and other family on Puerto Rico this week for a family cruise. The island's governor says the situation is growing more...

Roy Moore Wins Alabama's GOP Senate Primary

Dean Heller in Nevada's Republican primary. Voters put him back in the same position. It all turned out for naught, with Moore's victory dealing a bitter blow to the GOP's esta...

Health plan would cut US deficit- but leave millions without insurance: CBO

In what's surely a quirk of happenstance, those states are represented by three senators who have come out against the bill - Susan Collins , Rand Paul , and John McCain - an...

Hatch says it may be 'virtually impossible' to pass Obamacare replacement

Because of current Senate rules, the GOP has until September 30 to pass health care reform legislation with a simple majority vote . According to documents obtained by The As...

John McCain answers to his conscience, not to Arizona Governor

The Senate Finance Committee will also hold a hearing Monday afternoon on the Graham-Cassidy proposal. Sen. Patty Murray, a Washington Democrat who had been working with Mr. Sen...

Can the Oklahoma State Offense roll TCU?

The Cowboys had more yardage (and yards per play), but TCU controlled the ball for nearly 40 minutes and road 14 points off turnovers to a 13-point win. This three-man backf...

Angela Merkel may triumph but what will her government look like?

Merkel absolutely did the right thing with refugees in 2015, against the trend of her party, and it made a huge difference for Germany and for Europe. It's campaigning for a rise ...

Officials Raise Mexico Quake Death Toll To 286 As Rescue Efforts Continue

But she hasn't found anyone yet in the rubble of this most recent quake. Her naming likely derives from a misunderstanding between the rescuers and the girl, but regardless of he...

Trump Heads to Alabama to Campaign in Tight Senate Race

And they're definitely sick and exhausted of politicians apologizing for all they hold dear to Europeans whose homes their grandfathers saved in places like Normandy, Bastogne, an...

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New Report: Graham-Cassidy Punishes Medicaid Expansion States

New Report: Graham-Cassidy Punishes Medicaid Expansion States

Jimmy Kimmel admonished Senate Republicans for the second evening in a row over their last-minute push to pass a major healthcare reform package, but singled out one particular vo...

Kerry to Trump: Paris agreement not some quick 'real estate deal'

Kerry to Trump: Paris agreement not some quick 'real estate deal'

The Wall Street Journal reported last week that US officials were considering avenues to stay in the agreement , though White House officials denied the report . We shou...

Ben McAdoo Blames Eli Manning For 'Sloppy' Fourth Down Play

Ben McAdoo Blames Eli Manning For 'Sloppy' Fourth Down Play

He's had at least 90 receptions, 1,300 yards, and 10 touchdowns in each of his three National Football League seasons. He came through the game no worse for the wear and is hop...

Saudi Arabia announces $15 million aid for persecuted Rohingya Muslims

Saudi Arabia announces $15 million aid for persecuted Rohingya Muslims

Speaking on the sidelines of an event here, Mr Singh said, "An affidavit has been filed. The matter is sub-judice and any policy decision will be taken only after the court's ord...

St Louis police face growing criticism over protest tactics

Smith's mother, Anne Smith, was among those gathered outside the downtown jail on Monday. Bush says everyone makes mistakes, but that Smith did not deserve to die. More demonstrati...

Colts to start Jacoby Brissett at QB vs. Cardinals

The team also will be without wide receiver John Brown due to a lingering quadriceps issue. - Surprising Phil Dawson missed the first one . "Hopefully the runs that I had sh...

Vikings' Sam Bradford a game-time decision vs. Steelers

Vikings' Sam Bradford a game-time decision vs. Steelers

First, they are playing on the road against a much better team. Defensive coordinator Keith Butler noticed a few communication flaws but generally was impressed with how the seco...

Deshaun Watson's Debut As A Starting Quarterback Was Pretty Impressive

Deshaun Watson's Debut As A Starting Quarterback Was Pretty Impressive

The Bengals' offense was stagnant once again Thursday night, falling to the Texans 13-9. The two sacks tied Atkins' career high, which he had recorded five other times . "He's...

Ex-St. Louis Cop Acquitted in 2011 Shooting of Black Driver

Ex-St. Louis Cop Acquitted in 2011 Shooting of Black Driver

The St Louis Metropolitan Police Department announced in a tweet that one officer sustained a serious injury from a brick thrown at Kingshighway and Waterman. Prosecutors said St...