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Senate confirms Trump's Supreme Court pick

Senate confirms Trump's Supreme Court pick

Gorsuch , whom President George W. Bush nominated to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit in 2006, clerked for U.S. Supreme Court Justices Anthony Kennedy and Byron White before spending a decade working in private practice. The president told reporters on Air Force One on Thursday he hopes for at least one more vacancy during his administration, but said "there could be as many as four".


French Election Looking More Like 4-Way Race

French Election Looking More Like 4-Way Race

PARIS - The 11 candidates in France's presidential race are preparing to face off in a crucial debate Tuesday evening, less than three weeks before the first round of the election. In a potential boost for Hamon though, Socialist Finance Minister Michel Sapin confirmed on Thursday that he would vote for the party's official candidate.


Washington's relationship with Moscow is at an all-time low

Washington's relationship with Moscow is at an all-time low

If China decides to help, that would be great. In the past few days, Mattis and Tillerson said that the US Navy carrier strike group seemingly headed to the Korean peninsula was more or less coincidentally traveling in the region. Things are different now. We're borrowing, we're borrowing all of this money. This includes, he said, upgrading North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to focus on today's most pressing security challenges, including migration and terrorism.


Stockholm attack: Man held on suspicion of terrorist crimes through murder

Stockholm attack: Man held on suspicion of terrorist crimes through murder

Security Police spokesman Simon Bynert said the suspect had been involved in an asylum process in Sweden, but that the security police had not been part of it. "I am urging the public to be vigilant and keep updating the police", Lofven said. Four people were killed and another 15 injured when the truck was slammed into a department store in Stockholm .



No peace in Syria until regime change, United States ambassador to United Nations says

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who is visiting Moscow this week to meet with his Russian counterparts, said Sunday he plans to ask them about their commitment to ensuring Syria has no chemical weapons. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that an global fact-finding committee should be formed to investigate the issue of chemical weapon usage in Syria.


Senior Trump aide visits Afghanistan amid questions over strategy

Senior Trump aide visits Afghanistan amid questions over strategy

McMaster is the highest-level member of the Trump administration to visit the country. United States' national security advisor and Afghan war veteran HR Mc Master chastised Pakistan for continuing to use proxies and violence to pursue their interests.