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Democrats 'making progress' in Trump impeachment probe

WASHINGTON Democrats are "making progress" in an ongoing investigation into the U.S. president's dealings with Ukraine, said a lawmaker leading the impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump on Saturday. Speaking to reporters...

US, Russian top diplomats discuss Syria in phone call

MOSCOW The top diplomats of Russia and the U.S. discussed the current situation in Syria in a phone call on Saturday, Moscow said. During the call between Sergey Lavrov and Mike...

US dispatches reinforcements to oil fields in Syria

ANKARA The U.S has dispatched more military reinforcements to oil fields in eastern Syria, local sources told Anadolu Agency on Saturday. After sending 30 military units to the al-Omar oil field...

US: California utility says line broke near fire origin

WASHINGTON California's largest utility company told state regulators Friday that one of its power jumpers broke within minutes of the start of an ongoing inferno tearing through the state's wine...

Turkish, US top diplomats speak over phone

ANKARA Turkey’s top diplomat held a phone conversation with his U.S. counterpart, according to Turkish diplomatic sources on Friday. Mevlut Cavusoglu and Mike Pompeo discussed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s planned...

US Muslim teen says disqualified from race over hijab

WASHINGTON A Muslim-American teenager says she was disqualified from a race she ran in earlier this month because she said officials told her the hijab she was wearing did not...

US House panels subpoena White House, State officials

WASHINGTON The three House committees leading the impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump subpoenaed Friday three White House and State Department officials. Two of the officials work in the White...

US hunter killed by deer he thought was dead

WASHINGTON A hunter in the U.S. state of Arkansas died this week after he approached a deer he shot, thinking it was dead. Thomas Alexander, 66, was an experienced hunter. He...

NBA: Clippers beat Warriors 141-122

ANKARA The Los Angeles Clippers defeated the Golden State Warriors 141-122 in the Warriors' first game at the Chase Center late Thursday. Lou Williams and two-time NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard...

Turkish, US defense ministers discuss Syria

BRUSSELS Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar and U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper on Friday discussed latest developments in Syria. Akar and Esper exchanged views on Turkey's anti-terror operation in northeastern...

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Goodfellas, Field of Dreams star Ray Liotta dead at 67

HOUSTON, Texas Ray Liotta, the actor best known for playing the role of Henry Hill in Martin Scorsese’s classic 1980 mob film Goodfellas, has...

Paris to beef up security, set up special fan zones for Champions League final

PARIS Paris will beef up security and set up special fan zones to welcome thousands of football fans at the UEFA Champions League final...

Russian president expresses readiness to help overcoming global food crisis

MOSCOW The Russian president on Thursday said his country is ready to help overcome the global food security crisis if Western sanctions imposed due...

Turkiye can be model for 'green industrialization,' says expert at UN panel

ISTANBUL Turkiye can serve as a model for other developing nations in "green industrialization," while itself focusing on efficiency and cooperation with other countries, experts...

Turkish, French presidents discuss Sweden, Finland’s NATO bids

ANKARA The Turkish and French presidents on Thursday discussed Sweden and Finland’s bids to join NATO, Turkiye’s Communication Directorate said. Sweden and Finland's contacts with...