Trump and Philippines' Duterte bond at Asia summit; rights mentioned 'briefly'

MANILA (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he had a "great relationship" with his Philippine counterpart, Rodrigo Duterte, while a White House official said human rights got only a brief mention when the two met on the sidelines of an Asian summit.
Read Full Article On
A Texas woman is accused of sending homemade bombs to President Barack Obama and Texas Governor Greg Abbott that prosecutors say could have maimed or killed the two leaders
China launched a nationwide investigation into its kindergartens on Friday after parents at a Beijing preschool said toddlers had apparent needle marks and were given mysterious pills -- sparking outr
CAIRO (Reuters) - Militants killed more than 230 people at a mosque in Egypt's North Sinai on Friday, detonating a bomb and gunning down worshippers in the deadliest attack in the country's modern his
WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland's ruling party lawmakers gave preliminary approval on Friday to two bills allowing parliament and the president to replace top judges, plans the opposition and the European C
The Ver.di union's argued that Amazon employees receive lower wages than others.              
GENEVA (Reuters) - More than 33,000 migrants have died at sea trying to reach European shores this century, making the Mediterranean "by far the world's deadliest border", the United Nations migration
EL-ARISH, Egypt - The Latest on mosque attack in Egypt (all times local): 6 p.m. Egyptian president Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi has condemned the extremist attack on a mosque in the troubled Sinai Peninsul
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger says fewer residents are reporting seven-figure incomes due to a prolonged slump in agriculture and energy prices. Figures rele
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Vaccine waiver rates for school-age children have increased slightly in Michigan. The Detroit News reports that Department of Health and Human Services data shows 3.2 percent of
"We would like to have better news," the navy's spokesman tells reporters as there is no trace.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The state has begun its review of National Grid’s response to a recent storm that caused widespread power outages. Rhode Island’s Division of Public Utilities and
Besides the 235 dead, over 120 people were injured in the deadly attack.   
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Boise businessman Tommy Ahlquist has quietly launched an attack website criticizing his Republican gubernatorial opponents as sad choices for Idahoans. Ahlquist, who is running fo
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — An environmental group is documenting the movement of wildlife through the Targhee Pass on the Idaho-Montana border in an effort to push for the construction of safe wildlif
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has announced reaching an agreement on the European Union macro-financial assistance program for Ukraine for 2018-2019. “We have agreed that next week the Eu
CORINTH, N.Y. (AP) — Funeral services are set for a mother of nine children and her 15-year-old daughter who died when a fire broke out at the family’s home in the southern Adirondacks. Authori
MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) — A Rapid City, South Dakota, man has been sentenced to two months in jail for torturing and killing three cats in January when he lived in Moorhead, Minnesota. Twenty-four-year-
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A federal judge is temporarily blocking an effort by Pennsylvania’s cash-strapped state government to shut down a state-created medical malpractice insurer of last resort
Lionel Messi insisted he was getting better with age after receiving the European Golden Shoe award for the fourth time on Friday. The 30-year-old Argentine won the prize for being the top scorer in E
TRINITY, N.C. (AP) — Kenny Niemitalo may not have won the top prize on “American Ninja Warrior,” but he came away from the show with something infinitely better — a kidney for his young d
US President Donald Trump condemned as “horrible and cowardly” a devastating bomb and gun attack Friday that killed more than 200 people at a mosque in Egypt. “The world cannot toler
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut’s prison population has fallen below 14,000 inmates to its lowest level since 1994. The state Department of Correction reported that it had 13,917 inmates as
Greek Police have arrested a 57-year-old driver of articulated vehicle suspected of human smuggling after they found 19 migrants hidden in a tanker near the Greek border with Turkey. The people from S
ESKRIDGE, Kan. - A Cold War-era missile silo in rural northeast Kansas that housed a nuclear warhead 65 years ago and was later converted into an underground mansion is now ......
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A 12-year-old girl is dead after an assailant attacked her and raped her two young sisters in their home in the northern Mexico border city of Ciudad Juarez. The prosecutor’s
Judge Dikgang Moseneke was visibly annoyed with Dr Makgabo Manamela after she refused to be held responsible for the 143 patients who died.
PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — Leaders in Jefferson County say they won’t pursue the renewal of a sales tax increase that voters approved in 2011 to fund economic development. According to the Pine Bl
Suspected militants set off a bomb and opened fire at a mosque in Egypt’s restive northern Sinai on Friday, targeting supporters of the security forces attending prayers there
Death toll in Sinai, Egypt mosque attack rises to 235, over 130 injured; President Fattah al-Sisi in emergency talks with security officials
CLEVELAND (AP) — A federal appellate court has issued an order that temporarily prevents a company from building an 8-mile (12.87-kilometer) stretch of a high-pressure natural gas pipeline through a
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Two people have been indicted in connection with the beating death of a 63-year-old man in Massachusetts. The Herald News reports that 44-year-old Scott Rodrigues and 41-year
HARARE (Reuters) - New President Emmerson Mnangagwa laid out a grand vision on Friday to revitalise Zimbabwe's ravaged economy and vowed to rule on behalf of all the country's citizens.
The European Union and the Eastern Partnership countries should cooperate more closely in countering threats to security, according to a declaration by the leaders of the European People’s Party
One clip of a pre-teenage girl in a nightie drew 6.5 million views

Recent News

Rush of pot grows splits rural California before legal sales

COPPEROPOLIS, Calif. (AP) — The four young men had just started their marijuana harvest in rural Northern California when a dozen sheriff’s deputies swooped in with guns drawn, arrested them an
Read Full Story

Azerbaijani president offers condolences to Egyptian counterpart

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has extended his condolences to Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.
Read Full Story

Air Force of Azerbaijan conducts tactical exercises

In accordance with the Armed Forces preparation plan, exercises were conducted with formations and military units of the Air Force.
Read Full Story

Imax's first virtual reality centre opens at the Trafford Centre - in a bid to get more young people flocking to the cinema

Odeon cinema will offer multiplayer games and 'content that ties in with movies' in two-person pods
Read Full Story

Russia strongly condemns terrorist attack in Egypt

A bomb and gun attack on a mosque in the north of Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula has left 235 people dead
Read Full Story

Russian senate speaker comments on mosque attack in Egypt

At least 235 people were killed in the attack, while more than 120 suffered wounds
Read Full Story

Russian bombers hit terrorists' targets in Syria

Russian Tu-22M3 long-haul bombers delivered an airstrike on terrorists’ targets on the western bank of the Euphrates in Syria
Read Full Story

Azerbaijan, EU ink document on Trans-European Transport network (PHOTO)

Azerbaijan and the European Union have inked the indicative maps of the Trans-European transport network
Read Full Story

President Aliyev completes Brussels visit

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev completed his working visit to Brussels on Friday.
Read Full Story

President Aliyev expresses condolences to Egyptian counterpart

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has expressed condolences to his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah Al Sisi.
Read Full Story

Amazon faces 'Black Friday' strikes in Germany, Italy

The Ver.di union's argued that Amazon employees receive lower wages than others.              
Read Full Story

Cyclical Business - The Challenge Of Launching Europe's First App Contraceptive

After playing a part in discovering the Higgs Boson particle, Elina Berglund felt her career in physics had reached a peak and she needed to try something new. Now co-founder of contraceptive app com
Read Full Story