Martin Schulz could be SPD candidate for German Chancellorship

In an interview with Stern magazine, Gabriel reportedly said: " If I was to step forward (for the chancellorship), I would fail and the SPD would fail with me ". But a poll conducted this month by the Emnid institute for the Bild newspaper show... More..

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Storms down trees, power lines in Florida
by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Storms down trees, power lines in Florida

Bullard said she awoke before dawn Sunday to the sound of hail pounding the roof. The Latest on severe weather gusting through the southeastern U.S. "These storms have resulted in loss of life, numerous i...More..

Trump's Gag Rule Puts Women's Health and Lives at Risk Globally
by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Trump's Gag Rule Puts Women's Health and Lives at Risk Globally

Trump signed an executive order that blocks foreign aid or federal funding for NGOs that provide or promote abortions. Much like in the United States, where the Hyde Amendment prohibits any federal dollar...More..

Italy avalanche: 6 dead, 23 missing
by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Italy avalanche: 6 dead, 23 missing

The dogs-all shaggy white Abruzzo sheepdog puppies-are proof that there's still air pockets in the collapsed building, the Guardian reports. Up to now, ten people have been rescued, six people have been confi...More..

Drug Lord 'El Chapo' Extradited By Mexico To US
by | Monday, January 23, 2017

Drug Lord 'El Chapo' Extradited By Mexico To US

Guzman has twice escaped from maximum-security Mexican prisons, most recently in 2015 via a hole in the floor of his cell shower. Guzman's career was violent and his ambition to control more trafficking route...More..

Illinois' unemployment rate sees slight increase
by | Sunday, January 22, 2017

Illinois' unemployment rate sees slight increase

In December 2016, Kentucky's civilian labor force was 2,016,835, an increase of 11,903 individuals compared to the previous month. Four of the 10 major industry supersectors saw job gains at year end, labor a...More..

North Korea may test new missiles
by | Sunday, January 22, 2017

North Korea may test new missiles

South Korean experts say Kim Jong-un's regime wants to fine-tune its new long-range missiles with an aim to show its strength in the face of US President-elect Donald Trump's impending inauguration. The announc...More..

Yahya Jammeh agrees to step down and leave The Gambia: President Barrow
by | Saturday, January 21, 2017

Yahya Jammeh agrees to step down and leave The Gambia: President Barrow

Although the election was regarded by global observers as legitimate, Jammeh nullified the vote and has refused to leave office. Eyewitnesses said the situation was calm in the capital Banjul overnight de...More..

China Urges US to Bar Taiwan Delegation From Trump Inauguration
by | Saturday, January 21, 2017

China Urges US to Bar Taiwan Delegation From Trump Inauguration

China is preparing to retaliate if U.S. President-elect Donald Trump raises duties on Chinese goods and already has toughened its stance, an American business group said Wednesday. ties". Trump's secretary of...More..

by | Saturday, January 21, 2017

Tremors Felt In Rome As Three More Earthquakes Hit Italy

Lone passenger films Northern Lights from 10km up in the sky Aryeh Nirenberg who found himself on an empty flight from NY to Reykjavik on New Year's Eve got a unprecedented front row seats to the northern light...More..

PMK to hold Jallikattu if Centre doesn't promulgate ordinance: Ramadoss
by | Friday, January 20, 2017

PMK to hold Jallikattu if Centre doesn't promulgate ordinance: Ramadoss

The term "Jallikattu", originated from the Tamil words Salli and Kattu , referring to silver or gold coins tied to the bulls' horns. During the meeting which held earlier in the day between Paneerselvam ...More..

by | Thursday, January 19, 2017

Obama holds final news conference of his presidency

Asked about Putin's remarks, White House press secretary Josh Earnest said it "was not the first time the intelligence community has had some uncomfortable things to say about Russian Federation". He also sai...More..

Tables turn, China lectures the West on need for globalisation
by | Thursday, January 19, 2017

Tables turn, China lectures the West on need for globalisation

But, Xi warned that "no one will emerge as a victor in a trade war". "They are not the inevitable outcome of globalisation". As Mr Trump vows to focus on American interests, Europe is increasingly pre-occupie...More..

Madame Tussauds Unveils Updated Trump Wax Figures
by | Thursday, January 19, 2017

Madame Tussauds Unveils Updated Trump Wax Figures

After the 2016 election results were in, the original measurements and photographs were updated research to create his new likeness. Madame Tussauds is getting presidential. said in a statement Wednesday. T...More..

Thomas Cook Bringing Tourists Home Due to Political Unrest in Gambia
by | Thursday, January 19, 2017

Thomas Cook Bringing Tourists Home Due to Political Unrest in Gambia

Mr Jammeh's declaration triggered travel advisory warnings by Britain and the Netherlands, with around 1,000 British tourists expected to leave on special flights on Wednesday alone. The ECOWAS is seeking autho...More..

by | Thursday, January 19, 2017

Oil rises on weaker dollar, USA production outlook caps gains

And these numbers assume the supply response from the United States doesn't continue and that the OPEC countries (and Russia) don't cheat. "However, the USA forecast for 2017 was revised up by 0.23 mb/d, foll...More..

Mother burns daughter alive in 'honour killing'
by | Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Mother burns daughter alive in 'honour killing'

Bibi then went outside and began shouting on the street to neighbours that she had killed the teen for bringing shame on her family, while beating her chest. In the darkness, in a graveyard near the city, the f...More..

by | Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Japanese Ship Has Killed A Whale In Australian Waters

In Sea Shepherd's past 10 campaigns over 6,000 whales have been spared the grenade-tipped harpoons of the illegal Japanese whaling fleet. "We've worked away for years over the protection of whales, engaging...More..

by | Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Iran removes sensitive nuclear equipment from site

President-elect Donald Trump, who takes office on Friday, vowed at times during the presidential campaign either to walk away from the deal or to renegotiate it. interests and its allies, particularly Israel. ...More..

Hey, Trump: John Lewis Is a Real Hero
by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

Hey, Trump: John Lewis Is a Real Hero

Lewis, who worked often with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., organized voting drives and helped plan the Selma to Montgomery marches . Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) as his attorney general. "It pained him to say those w...More..

by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

72 countries, including U.S., to attend Paris peace conference

The conference is comes less than three weeks after the UN Security Council managed, thanks to a rare USA abstention, to adopt a resolution against the Israeli policy of settlement construction on the Palestini...More..

Can't have split captaincy: Dhoni
by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

Can't have split captaincy: Dhoni

As the India cricketers exited the team bus at the Maharashtra Cricket Association's stadium on the outskirts of Pune , Kohli, with his earphones, took a quiet exit, while Dhoni was surrounded by four securi...More..

Native breakfast fare for PM Abe and Duterte's kulambo
by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

Native breakfast fare for PM Abe and Duterte's kulambo

Abe said U.S. engagement is needed to secure peace and prosperity in Asia. During his presentations in Malacañang on Thursday and at the Davao business forum yesterday, Lopez explained why the Philippines sho...More..

Tri-colour doormat row: Amazon writes apology letter to Swaraj
by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

Tri-colour doormat row: Amazon writes apology letter to Swaraj

Amazon.com was quick enough to remove the article from their website as soon as they received warning from the Indian Government. "To the extend that, these items offered by a third-party seller in Canada offen...More..

Retail inflation falls for fifth straight month to 3.41%
by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

Retail inflation falls for fifth straight month to 3.41%

Moreover, factory output measured in terms of Index of Industrial Production (IIP) also got a push in November 2016, registering s growth of 5.7 per cent for the month, year on year, according to Central Stat...More..

Saudi minister optimistic about oil market stabilisation
by | Friday, January 13, 2017

Saudi minister optimistic about oil market stabilisation

Oil prices continued to rally Thursday after Saudi Arabia announced bigger production cuts than required by an OPEC deal. With the market paying close attention to stepped-up USA drilling activity, oil future...More..

Iraqi special forces advance further in eastern Mosul: spokesman
by | Thursday, January 12, 2017

Iraqi special forces advance further in eastern Mosul: spokesman

In the eastern front, the elite forces of Iraq's Counter-Terrorism Service (CTS) recaptured the neighborhood of 7th Nisan and cleared the adjacent neighborhood of Sukkar, amid fierce clashes with the extremist ...More..

Girl, 15, in court over murder of Katie Rough
by | Thursday, January 12, 2017

Girl, 15, in court over murder of Katie Rough

She has also been charged with possession of an offensive weapon, North Yorkshire Police have said. Little Katie Rough was found with her throat cut in a field behind a row of £350,000 homes in Woodthorpe, Yo...More..

by | Thursday, January 12, 2017

Twin bombings in Afghanistan's capital kill 38

One security official said the death toll from the Kabul incident alone could reach as high as 45-50 with more than 100 wounded. The Afghan officials earlier said at least 38 people were killed and over 70 ...More..

Strike-hit rail line gets £300m upgrade
by | Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Strike-hit rail line gets £300m upgrade

Southern workers began a three-day strike on Tuesday as part of a dispute with the company over driverless trains. Southern stated that its train tickets will also be accepted by other operators' transport....More..

by | Wednesday, January 11, 2017

USA blacklists Putin's close aide, 4 others for human rights abuses

The Obama administration has, till date, sanctioned 44 Russians under the Magnitsky Act . The U.S. intelligence community has determined that senior Russian government officials directed cyber attacks agains...More..

by | Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Suspect in USA diplomat shooting remains jailed

A California man charged with attempted murder in connection with the shooting of a USA diplomat in Mexico will remain in custody pending a detention hearing scheduled for later this week. A State Department of...More..

by | Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Boris in U.S. trip to build bridges with Trump team

Boris Johnson is expected to meet Mr Trump's son-in-law Jared Kuchner and Steve Bannon, the U.S. president-elect's strategist. Today, Johnson will meet Congressional leaders in Washington, including Speaker Pau...More..

by | Monday, January 09, 2017

Iran to mourn Ayatollah Rafsanjani's death for three days

Rafsanjani served as president twice between 1989 and 1997. Now, however, Rafsanjani will no longer be a part of that process. For the exiled National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), however, Rafsanja...More..

Oldest known member of southern BC killer whale pod believed dead
by | Friday, January 06, 2017

Oldest known member of southern BC killer whale pod believed dead

There is a 12-year margin of error so she could be older or younger, Howard Garrett of the Orca Network said in an email. The whales were the subject of last year's BBC Radio 4 documentary The Whale Menop...More..

South Korea's Park Geun-hye Refuses to Testify in Impeachment Trial
by | Friday, January 06, 2017

South Korea's Park Geun-hye Refuses to Testify in Impeachment Trial

Ms Park's impeachment case is being heard in a court by nine judges. While the impeachment process continues, Ms Park remains formally president but with most of her powers handed to the prime minister, a...More..

Ryan says GOP will repeal, replace 'Obamacare'
by | Friday, January 06, 2017

Ryan says GOP will repeal, replace 'Obamacare'

Ryan made the announcement today , noting that lawmakers plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act this year. The coming legislation will probably look something like the reconciliation bill the House passed th...More..

Megyn Kelly's Exit at Fox Leaves a Giant Gap
by | Wednesday, January 04, 2017

Megyn Kelly's Exit at Fox Leaves a Giant Gap

Megyn Kelly is starting a new chapter in her news career. The show will air Monday through Friday at a time to be announced in the coming months. Megyn Kelly at the Time gala. Her accusation of misogy...More..

Delco Native Wounded in New Year's Eve Istanbul Attack
by | Tuesday, January 03, 2017

Delco Native Wounded in New Year's Eve Istanbul Attack

Vasip Sahin said the attack killed a police officer and a civilian outside of the club before killing at least 39 people inside. The 35-year-old recalled staying perfectly still and silent, despite being hit ...More..

How the world said goodbye to 2016 and hello to 2017
by | Sunday, January 01, 2017

How the world said goodbye to 2016 and hello to 2017

Australian counterterrorism officers arrested a 40-year-old man at Sydney International Airport as he returned from London over threats in an online blog, authorities said Friday. Others in the Malaysian capita...More..

Greek Foreign Ministry confirms disappearance of ambassador in Brazil
by | Saturday, December 31, 2016

Greek Foreign Ministry confirms disappearance of ambassador in Brazil

Globo TV reported on Friday afternoon that officer Sergio Moreira, 29, confessed to killing the ambassador on Monday night in the Rio de Janeiro home the Amiridis owned in Nova Iguaçu, a hardscrabble neighborho...More..

Klopp expects defence to decide City showdown
by | Saturday, December 31, 2016

Klopp expects defence to decide City showdown

He loves football so much and he's best friends with Phil. " Liverpool is more and more a big European city, there's a lot of tourists who go to see Liverpool ", Hysen said. Their performance agains...More..

Germany frees Tunisian questioned in Berlin attack
by | Saturday, December 31, 2016

Germany frees Tunisian questioned in Berlin attack

Koehler said that a provisional autopsy report shows that he died close to the time of the attack, but it isn't yet possible to give an exact time. But prosecutors' spokesman Frauke Koehler said Thursday th...More..

by | Friday, December 30, 2016

Japan strengthens measures to prevent deaths by overwork

In response to criticism that it was doing too little to curtail excessive overtime, the firm started turning off the lights at 10pm at its Tokyo headquarters to encourage employees to go home. In September, ...More..

by | Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Trump Bashes US Media Over DJT Charity Blackout

The foundation can not legally dissolve while it is being investigated, according to the Attorney General's office. General Michael Flynn (R) at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida, where he is holding meetings o...More..

Massive brawls break out at malls across the nation
by | Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Massive brawls break out at malls across the nation

It was supposed to remain open until 9 p.m. A security officer at the mall blamed the violence on overcrowding. Two officers were battered trying to break up the fights, and 75 officers were dispatched to the...More..

by | Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Chile quake triggers tsunami warning in Pacific Ocean

National emergency director Ricardo Toro told a news conference that some 4,000 people were evacuated for fear of a possible tsunami following the quake, but the alert was eased about 90 minutes after the tembl...More..

Erdogan: 'Confirmed Evidence' US-Led Coalition Supported Islamic State
by | Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Erdogan: 'Confirmed Evidence' US-Led Coalition Supported Islamic State

But Mr Lavrov did not say which rebel groups were taking part and his announcement was immediately met with confusion by those who track Syria's complex war. Apart from exchanging praise with Russian President ...More..

Pakistan buoyant ahead of Aussie Test
by | Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Pakistan buoyant ahead of Aussie Test

Probing bowling from Jackson Bird (2 for 53) in the second session curtailed Pakistan's doggedness and gave Australia the initiative on a rain-affected first day's play of the second Test at the Melbourne ...More..

by | Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Suga comments on Chinese aircraft carrier

China is publicising the exercises as it had heated exchanges with US President-elect Donald Trump over One-China policy after his unprecedented phone call with the Taiwanese President following which Beijing l...More..