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Putin spokesman confirms Russian outreach to Trump

The proposal surprised longtime Russia analysts in the United States , given its broad scope and accelerated completion date and the fact that anger was widesp...


Oil rises as IEA forecast overshadows USA crude build

As I have written before, the IEA is notorious for underestimating demand and had to once again raise their forecast. Global benchmark Brent crude futures...


SDF maintains progress in Raqqa while continuing Deir ez-Zor push

He recalled that the city of Deir ez-Zor, which used to be besieged by terrorists for more than three years, was unblocked by Syrian troops under the command of...


Crude Oil Dips In Asia Ahead Of OPEC, API Inventory Reports

But oil market watchers cannot ignore Pyongyang's increasingly aggressive stance for the impact it could have on oil demand - a crucial variable in rebalancing ...


USA steps up Qatar crisis diplomacy, lauds Kuwait's mediation

The US President briefed H H Emir on the results of his communication with HRH Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince of the Kingdom of ...


Honest Journalism On Climate Change Flirts With NYT, Gets Rejected

A few years ago, I contributed to a report for the Risky Business Project, a bipartisan group set up to assess economic impacts of climate change . The c...


NHC: Hurricane Jose not a concern to the US

Jose was the third major hurricane in a row, behind Harvey and Irma. Hurricane Jose, a Category 2 storm with winds of 105 miles per hour, is on a path that th...


Pope says he hopes Trump reconsiders DACA decision

Weighing in on two areas of disagreement with a USA president with whom he has already clashed, Pope Francis said Monday that climate science is clearly true,...


Korea to deploy new THAAD launchers just 3 days after announcement

Following North Korea's repeated provocations-including launching a missile over northern Japan last week and a sixth nuclear test on Sunday-Moon appeared signi...


David Johnson questionable to return from wrist injury vs. Lions

The sparkling two-touchdown debut of third-round rookie receiver Kenny Golladay , plus the shocking four-takeaway performance of the Lions defense, resulted in...


Vladimir Putin Calls for Talks With North Korea, Not Sanctions

Putin and Moon met on the sidelines of an economic summit in the far eastern Russian city of Vladivostok amid mounting worldwide concerns that their shared neig...


President Rouhani leaves Astana for Tehran

OIC Secretary-General Yousef Al-Othaimeen, in a speech before the opening session, said that this summit is a historic event, since it will be the first summit ...


South Korea's Moon discusses "unpredictable" North Korea situation with Putin

The United States is now urging new and tougher U.N. sanctions, including a ban on all oil and natural gas exports to North Korea, in response to the nuclear te...


Mexico Intensifies Recovery Efforts After Earthquake and Hurricane

The death toll from the quake has already reached 61, a number that will unfortunately but surely rise. A monster 8.2 magnitude quake brought an unusual phe...


Hammered by Andrew, Florida town's rebuilding tested by Irma

Forecasts predicted Hurricane Jose , upgraded to a Category 5 storm Friday morning, was on its way to the island. The header picture on his account was als...


Washington: We will focus on delivering humanitarian aid to Burma's Rakhine province

The government of Myanmar denies citizenship rights to the Rohingya and claims instead that they are illegal immigrants from Bangladesh. Suu Kyi has come unde...


Backed forces, Syrian Army advance on Islamic State territory in Syria

The Russian Defense Ministry has reported that the Russian Aerospace Force destroyed an ISIS underground command post , a communication center and killed...


Governor orders evacuations of SC barrier islands as Irma approaches

The path and strength of the hurricane when and if it hits the Lowcountry is still unknown. There are no other evacuations planned, McMaster said. 11 and Tu...


Trump warns of 'very sad day' for N

He further reiterated that as long as Washington is threatening Pyongyang with war and regime change, the Asian country has the right to stand its ground and ...


Harvey and Irma, Married 75 Years, Marvel at Stormy Namesakes

According to the New York Times , this is the first time that Harvey and Irma Schluter - aged 104 and 92, respectively - have seen two storms of this mag...