(Politico) House Republicans and Donald Trump’s team are coalescing around a multi-billion dollar plan to make good on the president-elect’s campaign vows to build a wall between the United States and Mexico, ...

Taseer’s death anniversary LAHORE: The Ferozpur Road on Wednesday turned into a battlefield when the participants of a rally organized by a religious organization started throwing stones at the police to reach Liberty ...

Stamping out Staples The U.S. Postal Service will no longer offer its services at Staples. Priority Mail and other shipments, handled by Staples employees, will be discontinued at about 500 of the retailer’s ...

As political tension mounts over the conviction of Sgt. Elor Azaria, Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman hit back at his right-wing rival Education Minister Naftali Bennett on Thursday morning by declaring that only the ...

SACRAMENTO, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- The man who served for more than six years as the top law enforcement official in the United States will now look after the interests of California's government, as outside legal counsel. ...

Sikh soldiers and their advocates are praising an updated Army policy that will make it easier to seek a religious accommodation for beards and turbans worn by Sikhs, as well as articles of faith for any other ...

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee. (PTI) Fuming over the “unconstitutional” deployment of CRPF outside the BJP office here last night, the West Bengal government is set to write a letter to the Centre pointing out its ...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson says he’s told lawmakers he doesn’t see the need for a so-called bathroom bill during the legislative session, but is stopping short of saying what he’d do ...

President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday chose a Wall Street attorney with experience in corporate mergers and public stock launches as his nominee to head the Securities and Exchange Commission. Trump announced his ...

After picking the Senate over a possible job in Donald Trump’s Cabinet, West Virginia Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin III is trying to play the bridge-builder role between the Senate Democratic caucus and the incoming ...

The battle over the fate of the Affordable Care Act dominated Capitol Hill Wednesday as Democrats rallied in one corner to receive encouragement from its architect, President Barack Obama. Obama came armed not with a ...

FRANCE 24 looks back at the Charlie Hebdo terrorist attacks that devastated France in January 2015. Radical Islamist gunmen killed 17 people in the attack on the satirical weekly and a kosher supermarket in the ...

(LiveScience) A new law in France bans spanking of children, making it the 52nd country to prohibit the practice. The law, known as the “equality and citizenship bill,” was passed in France on Dec. 22, according to ...

CAPITOL HILL —  In a clash of current and future administrations, President Barack Obama went to Congress Wednesday hoping to preserve his signature healthcare law, while Vice President-elect Mike Pence visited the ...

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) is doubling down on her opposition to granting retired Gen. James Mattis a waiver to become Defense secretary after meeting with President-elect Donald Trump's nominee to lead the ...

A national Latino civil rights group faced off with Texas officials in a federal appeals court Wednesday over a controversial law that makes it a state felony to conceal undocumented immigrants from the authorities. The ...

Democrats have an emerging strategy to defend the Affordable Care Act from Republican assault, daring their opponents to defy the “Pottery Barn rule”: They’re about to break the health-care system, and that means ...

The report by the intelligence community on Russian hacking, ordered by President Obama in December, is expected to be completed soon and will be presented to Mr. Obama Thursday, U.S. officials tell CBS News’ Jeff ...

A comment on his official Facebook page landed a Finnish parliamentarian in legal trouble. He was slapped with a fine under a 2011 Finnish law against 'ethnic agitation.' Finnish MP Teuvo Hakkarainen posted an article ...

Outgoing President Barack Obama rallied on Wednesday fellow Democrats in US Congress against Republicans for battle over healthcare issue. WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Obama headed to Capitol Hill on the first full day ...