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ShinzoAbe-102317.jpg Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has retained power with the ruling coalition winning a decisive two-thirds majority in parliament. This is Abe's third term as Prime Minister. Abe's Liberal Democratic Party and coalition partner Komeito together won 313 seats in the 465-member Lower House, which...

All five living former US Presidents took part in a benefit concert in Texas to raise money for hurricane relief efforts, while President Donald Trump appeared in a taped video message to the concertgoers. Former Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush and Jimmy Carter...

A former U.S. President, Jimmy Carter, has indicated willingness to travel to North Korea in a bid to help diffuse the growing tension between the U.S. and North Korea, according to reports. The Democrat who was president from 1977 to 1981 when asked if it was time for another diplomatic mission said;...

Condemning "in the strongest terms" the terrorist attack that took place Friday in Egypt's El Wahat desert, the United Nations Security Council underlined the need to bring the perpetrators and sponsors of such "reprehensible acts" to justice. According to reports, more than 50 police personnel were...

AfghanNationalArmy-102017.jpg A new report shows a substantial number of Afghan security personnel have gone Absent Without Leave, or AWOL, while training within the U.S. The report from the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction found that 152 Afghan trainees have gone AWOL since 2005.

Iran-NucleaDeal-102017.jpg A vast majority of Americans think the U.S. should not withdraw from an international agreement aimed at preventing Iran from developing nuclear weapons, according to the results of a new CNN poll. The poll found that 67 percent of Americans think the U.S. should not withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal.

Trump-Smile-102017.jpg President Donald Trump has reportedly offered his support to three Republican Senators that former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon has indicated he would like to unseat. Citing five people familiar with the calls, a report from Politico said Trump spoke with Senators John Barrasso, R-Wyo.,...

10 Worst Places To Raise A Family Whether you are a young couple building a nest or seasoned parents looking for a change of scenery, there are number of places around the country that should be avoided, according to personal finance website WalletHub. They looked at mainly five categories for...

sunwingair-102017.jpg A passenger has filed a lawsuit against Canadian budget airline Sunwing Airlines for serving him cheap sparkling wine instead of champagne on board a flight, according to media reports. The Canadian passenger, Daniel MacDuff, reportedly boarded his Sunwing flight to Cuba in February, on a flight package that advertised a complimentary on-board champagne toast.

Patty-Murray-Lamar-102017.jpg Senate Health Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and ranking member Patty Murray, D-Wash., announced Thursday that twenty-two other Senators are cosponsoring their bipartisan plan to provide short-term stability to Obamacare. The bipartisan bill includes a two-year extension of the cost-sharing...

LupitaNyongo-Weinstein-102017.jpg Oscar winning actress Lupita Nyongo is the latest among a series of celebrities to accuse Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment. More than 40 women have accused the Hollywood film producer of sexual misconduct, including in rape, groping, and harassment, though he has "unequivocally denied" any allegations...

Capitol-102017.jpg Americans' approval of Congress has fallen to its lowest level in well over a year, according to the results of a new Gallup poll released on Friday. Just 13 percent of Americans approve of the way Congress is handling its job, down from 16 percent last month.

Obama-Trump-Bush-102017.jpg Two former Presidents voiced concerns Thursday about the current political climate in the United States, urging citizens to oppose threats to American democracy. Neither Barack Obama nor George W. Bush named President Donald Trump in their high-profile speech, but the comments were seen as a veiled...

USSenate-Taxreforms-102017.jpg Senate has narrowly approved a $4 trillion budget resolution that will serve as the legislative vehicle for the Trump administration's tax reform plan. The Senate voted 51 to 47 in favor of the measure late Thursday, with the vote largely coming down along party lines. Senator Rand Paul, R-Ken., was the only Republican to vote against the resolution.

BernieSanders-101917.jpg While the 2020 New Hampshire presidential primary is more than two years away, a new survey from the University of New Hampshire has provided an early look at the potentially pivotal contest. The Granite State Poll showed Senator Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., former Vice President Joe Biden, and Senator...

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