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Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's resignation Monday following a referendum on his constitution reform plan was defeated put the country in a political stalemate. The anti-constitutional reform campaign won the support of around 60 percent voters while there were only 40 percent Yes votes. Renzi...

Green Party candidate Dr. Jill Stein said she will host a rally and press conference outside Trump Tower on Monday, at 10:00AM ET, vowing to fight tooth and nail to verify the accuracy, security, and fairness of the vote in three swing states that Donald Trump won. Green Party's presidential candidate...

The head of the UN nuclear watchdog has called on all countries, including those which possess no nuclear or other radioactive material, to ensure effective nuclear security, as terrorists and criminals will try to exploit any vulnerability in the global nuclear security system. He warned that "Any...

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has won the online reader's poll for TIME Person of the Year, beating out other world leaders, artists and politicians as the most influential figure in 2016 among people who voted. The magazine's editors decide the final Person of the Year, which will be revealed...

Trump-Carson-120516.jpg US President-elect Donald Trump has nominated Dr. Ben Carson as the Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. "We have talked at length about my urban renewal agenda and our message of economic revival, very much including our inner cities. Ben shares my optimism about the future...

trump-china-120516.jpg In a tirade on Twitter, US President-elect Donald Trump criticized China for its monetary policy and its operations to ascertain military prowess in the South China Sea. "Did China ask us if it was OK to devalue their currency (making it hard for our companies to compete), heavily tax our products...

Twenty-four bodies have so far been recovered from a warehouse in Oakland, California, following a deadly fire during a party, reports said citing officials. Only 20% of the building has been searched and "a significant number" of people are still missing, the reports said. It is unclear what caused...

USCapitol-120316.jpg A $618.7 billion defense policy bill easily cleared the House with bipartisan support on Friday and now heads to the Senate. The House voted 375 to 34 in favor of the National Defense Authorization Act, with four Republicans and thirty Democrats voting against the bill.

LuisVicente-120216.jpg Claiming President-elect Donald Trump continues to "spew hatred, bigotry and prejudice," Democratic Congressman Luis Gutierrez, D-Ill., said he intends to boycott the presidential inauguration in January. Gutierrez told CNN's "New Day" on Friday he cannot go to the inauguration of a man who is going...

KirstenGillibrand-120216.jpg Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., has indicated she plans to oppose a waiver required for retired Marine Corps General James Mattis to serve as President-elect Donald Trump's Defense Secretary. As Mattis retired from the military in 2013, his nomination would require a waiver of the National Security...

DonaldTrump-Wiki-120216.jpg President-elect Donald Trump plans to continue announcing his choices for top positions in his administration in the coming days and suggested he will reveal "almost all" of his remaining Cabinet picks next week. Trump announced his choice of retired Marine Corps General James Mattis for Defense Secretary at a rally in Cincinnati, Ohio, on Thursday.

In all, 54 civilians were "inadvertently killed" by Coalition air strike targeting Islamic State in Syria and Iraq between March and October, Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve said on Thursday. CJTF-OIR said that during October, it received 18 reports of possible civilian casualties...

Working out the card number, expiry date and security code of any Visa credit or debit card can take as little as six seconds and uses nothing more than guesswork, new research has shown. Research published in the academic journal IEEE Security & Privacy, shows how the so-called Distributed Guessing...

By mimicking how dogs get their whiffs, a team of government and university researchers in the United States fitted a dog-inspired plastic nose to an explosives detector, and reported improved efficiency. Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), led byMatthew Staymates,...

Europol has warned that as the Islamic State (IS) loses ground in the Middle East, the pattern of its recent terrorist attacks in Europe suggests that it has already adopted new tactics to attack the West. Gilles de Kerchove, EU Counter-terrorism Coordinator warned that "We have to be vigilant, since...

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