Hong Kong's new Chief Executive vows to heal rifts

As the next leader of the Asian financial center, Lam will inherit a city roiled by political divisions, including a burgeoning independence movement, and saddled with sluggish economic growth. "She has been elected pretty much exclusively on the sup... More..

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by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

S Korea Prosecutors Seek Detention Warrant for Ousted Prez Park

The search attempt was blocked by presidential officials, who are arbitrarily delivering materials necessary for the ongoing investigation into the corruption scandal that led to former President Park Geun-hye'...More..

Robben blasts Netherlands defeat
by | Monday, March 27, 2017

Robben blasts Netherlands defeat

Arjen Robben was left seething after his national side's performance in Saturday's 2-0 defeat against an opportunistic Bulgaria outfit, as the Netherlands were condemned to the loss within 20 minutes thanks to ...More..

Putin's leading rival arrested amid huge Russian Federation protests
by | Monday, March 27, 2017

Putin's leading rival arrested amid huge Russian Federation protests

A reporter for Reuters stressed: "Hundreds of demonstrators tried to prevent the arrest and shouted slogans against the police but in vain". Police have been deployed in large numbers in Moscow where doze...More..

Ryan McBride: Derry City captain dies aged 27
by | Saturday, March 25, 2017

Ryan McBride: Derry City captain dies aged 27

Many football teams - both from Ireland and the United Kingdom - also tweeted their condolences. "But my dream as a boy was to play for Derry City and that came true". This is the second tragedy to strike the t...More..

US, Israel Talks on Settlement Policy 'Inconclusive,' White House Says
by | Saturday, March 25, 2017

US, Israel Talks on Settlement Policy 'Inconclusive,' White House Says

The police force swiftly condemned the attack and said in a statement that the policeman was immediately suspended and "summoned for a talk on his future in the police". Mladenov also said an increase in rocket...More..

Former Russian lawmaker shot dead in central Kiev
by | Saturday, March 25, 2017

Former Russian lawmaker shot dead in central Kiev

Those include the 2015 slaying of Boris Nemtsov , a former deputy prime minister and Putin critic who was gunned down near the Kremlin , and the 2006 death in London of Putin opponent Alexander Litvinenko o...More..

Syrian army says battling ex-al-Qaida fighters in Damascus suburb
by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Syrian army says battling ex-al-Qaida fighters in Damascus suburb

The FSA also said it had cleared Islamic State group positions in the rebel-held Qalamoun area near Damascus , following days of fighting between the two sides. The Tahrir al-Sham group said on a social media ...More..

Coin-eating sea turtle nicknamed
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Coin-eating sea turtle nicknamed "Piggy Bank" dies from blood poisoning

Eventually, the money formed a 5-kilogram (11-pound) weight that cracked Bank's shell. Although the turtle initially appeared to be recovering well, a check-up over the weekend revealed intestinal problems. "...More..

British banks 'processed dirty cash from £65bn Russian money laundering operation'
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

British banks 'processed dirty cash from £65bn Russian money laundering operation'

It is said to have been one of Russia's largest money-laundering schemes and involved the illegal transfer of... Barclays, NatWest and Lloyds were other British banks names, as were the American banks Citiban...More..

BJP wins floor test, gets Speaker post in Manipur
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

BJP wins floor test, gets Speaker post in Manipur

Also, BJP's Yumnam Khemchand Singh has been elected as the Speaker of the state assembly. The BJP won 21 seats and formed the state government with support of four each MLAs of NPP and NPF, one MLA of LJP and...More..

House intelligence leader: Documents show no wiretap of Trump Tower
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

House intelligence leader: Documents show no wiretap of Trump Tower

FBI Director James Comey and Mike Rogers , the director of the National Security Agency, are slated to testify. The stakes for the tycoon-turned-world-leader could hardly be higher. Despite a rising number o...More..

Air collision over Montreal mall leaves 1 dead (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Air collision over Montreal mall leaves 1 dead (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

The injured pilot was rushed to the hospital along with two witnesses who suffered from shock following the crash. One of the planes reportedly smashed into the roof of the Promenades Saint-Bruno shopping m...More..

Nicola Sturgeon: Blocking IndyRef2 will destroy United Kingdom unity
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Nicola Sturgeon: Blocking IndyRef2 will destroy United Kingdom unity

Expanding on the themes of her landmark Lancaster House speech in January, the Prime Minister will say her plan has the union at its heart. On Thursday, May said that people should first learn the results of ...More..

Elections in the Netherlands: Explainer
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Elections in the Netherlands: Explainer

Wilders has pledged to close the borders to Muslim immigrants, shut mosques, ban sales of the Koran and leave the EU. The issue and debate around foreigners in the Netherlands has heightened in recent days ...More..

Venezuela rallies past Italy 4-3 to reach 2nd round of WBC
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Venezuela rallies past Italy 4-3 to reach 2nd round of WBC

He's done with the World Baseball Classic . The WBC's tiebreakers don't make much sense, and it seems like Mexico wasn't informed as to what would be specifically required to advance to the second round ahea...More..

BJP stakes claim in Goa, Parrikar to be new CM
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

BJP stakes claim in Goa, Parrikar to be new CM

The BJP, which won 13 seats in the 40-member Goa Assembly, managed to garner support from other parties and Independents to attain majority under Parrikar. Earlier, Congress leader Digvijaya Singh told Parrikar...More..

by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

UK's parliament poised for final vote on Brexit bill

The upper house (House of Lords) now need to approve the bill once more before it is sent to the monarch to sign. The unelected House of Lords, wary of being seen as trying to block the outcome of last June's...More..

by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Trump to play host to Xi in high-stakes summit

Press secretary Sean Spicer announced the Palm Beach trip to reporters during the White House press briefing, offering no other details regarding the objective of the trip. Trump is particularly seeking Chinese...More..

48 people killed in garbage dump landslide
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

48 people killed in garbage dump landslide

Most of the dead are woman and children and more are expected to be found, according to The Washington Post . At a press conference he gave on Sunday evening, Addis Ababa mayor, Diriba Kuma confirmed the dea...More..

Start time, tv channel schedule, scores and results, SEC Tournament Championship game
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

Start time, tv channel schedule, scores and results, SEC Tournament Championship game

For the Wildcats, freshman point guard De'Aaron Fox is playing some of his best basketball of the season, and picked up SEC Most Outstanding Player honors. "I know all the players, all the coaches on the team...More..

Pregnant Ciara In Scary Car Accident - Is The Baby Okay?
by | Saturday, March 11, 2017

Pregnant Ciara In Scary Car Accident - Is The Baby Okay?

Law enforcement sources told TMZ that neither drives seems to be seriously injured. She could be seen standing by the vehicle as it remained on the street, and also speaking with officials by the auto whe...More..

Gunmen Attack Military Hospital in Kabul
by | Thursday, March 09, 2017

Gunmen Attack Military Hospital in Kabul

Unidentified gunmen attacked a military hospital near the United States Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Wednesday. Witnesses told Reuters that the attackers engaged security forces inside the building. emba...More..

Dozens injured and four killed as train hits bus in Mississippi
by | Thursday, March 09, 2017

Dozens injured and four killed as train hits bus in Mississippi

Just to see the picture on the Internet that was surfacing, that I could see her, that she was physically standing and she seemed to be alright, was just joy to my heart", said Flores. All but seven of the pas...More..

by | Thursday, March 09, 2017

U.S. troops land in Syria to launch Raqqa operation

The agenda of the meeting, held without prior notice, focused on security issues related to the situation in Syria and Iraq, according to the statement issued by the Turkish Armed Forces. There was no mention...More..

Cuomo will meet with Netanyahu during jaunt to Israel
by | Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Cuomo will meet with Netanyahu during jaunt to Israel

Cuomo, a Democrat, said in remarks before a tour of Israel's Holocaust memorial. The governor also proclaimed Shimon Peres Day in New York State. "We're going to fortify the bonds between NY and the State of ...More..

Syrian government accuses opposition of holding Geneva peace talks 'hostage'
by | Monday, March 06, 2017

Syrian government accuses opposition of holding Geneva peace talks 'hostage'

The government delegation asked that a fourth "basket" that would focus entirely on anti-terrorism be included in the talks agenda before it agrees to continue negotiations, a request the opposition appears hes...More..

UN Calls for Inquiry into Suspected Chemical Weapon Use in Mosul
by | Monday, March 06, 2017

UN Calls for Inquiry into Suspected Chemical Weapon Use in Mosul

Reporting from Erbil, Al Jazeera's Stefanie Dekker, who visited the hospital where the patients were being treated, said: "I saw a young boy, about eight or nine years old, and his entire body had burn marks, b...More..

France's Le Pen loses European Union immunity over IS tweets
by | Sunday, March 05, 2017

France's Le Pen loses European Union immunity over IS tweets

They were addressed to a French television journalist who had likened her National Front party to the Islamic State group, leading police to open a probe into "the dissemination of violent images". Schulz has m...More..

Murray River search for missing boy
by | Sunday, March 05, 2017

Murray River search for missing boy

Police say the 27-year-old took her two boys, nine and five, to a river and tried to push them under the water before the older son was bitten by a pitbull. The odd series of events started around 7pm on Thursd...More..

Russia, Syria Mistakenly Bomb US-backed Syrian Fighters
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Russia, Syria Mistakenly Bomb US-backed Syrian Fighters

The Russians apparently had observed Islamic State fighters moving from the area and wrongly assumed that other forces remaining were militants. "Yet, they were actually - on the ground were some of our Syrian...More..

by | Friday, March 03, 2017

US House Probe of Russian Campaign Meddling to Look at Leaks

American intelligence agencies have also intercepted Russian communiqués that discussed contacts with Trump associates. Coats, 73, a former member of the intelligence panel, also promised that it would have f...More..

by | Thursday, March 02, 2017

Russian Federation accidentally bombs United States allies in Syria, ceases after deconfliction call

A joint operation targeting Islamic State (ISIS) militants near the village of al-Bab sent missiles at Syrian coalition troops instead, according to Army Lt. The general sought to tamp down tensions, saying tha...More..

Iran's president to take part in 13th ECO summit in Pakista
by | Thursday, March 02, 2017

Iran's president to take part in 13th ECO summit in Pakista

As for Turkey, we are ready for a trade boost, which is also part of our 2023 vision, " Erdoğan added. In his concluding remarks prior to adjourning the meeting, the prime minister thanked all the delegates i...More..

by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Trump Drops Effort to Block Texas' Voter ID Law

The Department of Justice (DOJ) joined the fight against the law, which the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals eventually found to indeed be intentionally discriminatory against Black and Latinx voters. ...More..

by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Samsung chief to be indicted on bribery & embezzlement charges

Lee's main role was largely limited to a few things, such as building a good image of Samsung as the owner of the conglomerate, establishing solid network with his global counterparts and calling the final shot...More..

by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Iran launches naval drills amid rising tensions with US

The drills are said to involve homegrown submarines, naval aviation, reconnaissance aircraft and unmanned aerial vehicles, and also amphibious assault and Special Forces units, TASS reports. Throughout his pres...More..

by | Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Sixers' Joel Embiid out indefinitely with knee soreness, swelling

Now that the Cameroonian big man has experienced swelling in the injured knee, though, that return date has gone by the wayside. The Sixers play the Golden State Warriors tonight at the Wells Fargo Center. Th...More..

Snyder praises Trump, says Obamacare not working
by | Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Snyder praises Trump, says Obamacare not working

Trump's campaign promises and what they say he must now do ..." More than two dozen groups representing MA hospitals , nonprofits, labor unions, and other organizations are urging Governor Charlie Baker to o...More..

8-year-old girl shot, killed after surviving vehicle crash
by | Monday, February 27, 2017

8-year-old girl shot, killed after surviving vehicle crash

DeMaree Atkins was transported to a local hospital by paramedics, where she was later pronounced dead. "She was a good girl, honor roll student, full of life". "I want to go and pick out prom dresses for my b...More..

Former rugby stars Williams and O'Connor arrested in drugs case
by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Former rugby stars Williams and O'Connor arrested in drugs case

O'Connor, 26, plays for southern-based French club Toulon , which hadn't initially commented. Former Wallabies back James O'Connor also arrested, alongside Ali Williams , after attempting to buy cocaine. ...More..

by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Homs blasts threaten to derail Syria talks in Geneva

Meanwhile, Syria's main opposition's High Negotiations Committee (HNC) spokesman Salem al-Muslat said at the fresh round of peace talks that they "will never be the reason for the negotiations to fail". "But we...More..

by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Dylann Roof stopped at 2nd AME church after shooting

Global Positioning System data obtained by officers showed that after the shooting at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, Roof drove directly to the Branch AME Church in Summerville, South Carolina....More..

by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Trump to reverse school transgender bathroom rules

White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Mr Trump firmly believed "this is a states' rights issue ". According to copies of the draft obtained by both the Times and the Post, the guidance explains that bec...More..

MPs work themselves into a state over Trump visit
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

MPs work themselves into a state over Trump visit

In response, a petition was promptly created and signed by about 2 million United Kingdom citizens protesting his proposed state visit, proving that Trump had sort of invited himself to a party that the United ...More..

FBI Not Expected To Pursue Charges Against Michael Flynn
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

FBI Not Expected To Pursue Charges Against Michael Flynn

In this February 12, 2017, photo, National Security Adviser Michael Flynn boards Air Force One at Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach, Fla., as he return to Washington with President Donald Tr...More..

by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

ISP release audio of 'main suspect' in double homicide investigation

Bursten played the clip multiple times during a news conference on Wednesday. "This young lady is a hero, no doubt", Slocum said. Abby and Libby, both from Carroll County were first reported missing on Febr...More..

by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Russian Federation drafts new sanctions against North Korea after latest ballistic missile test

A coke producer said he expected to ban to lead to a rebound in coke prices, which had fallen since late December due to good supply and reduced demand for the lunar new year. But, under the guise of "livelih...More..

Wisma Putra to summon North Korean ambassador over statement
by | Monday, February 20, 2017

Wisma Putra to summon North Korean ambassador over statement

He also said there were three other people police wanted to question. Deputy Inspector-General of police Noor Rashid Ismail told a news conference on Sunday that they are coordinating with Interpol to track d...More..

New Gambian president thanks unified nation, promises reform
by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

New Gambian president thanks unified nation, promises reform

President Sall is a guest of honour at the ceremony, while Liberian leader Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who pushed for mediation efforts with Jammeh during his last days in office, is also expected. The coalition par...More..