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 presidential campaign, Trump repeatedly crit... More..

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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..

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..

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..

Samsung chief arrested amid widening South Korea corruption scandal
by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

Samsung chief arrested amid widening South Korea corruption scandal

Last month, the same court rejected the special prosecutor's request that Lee be arrested. Lee Kyu-chul, a spokesman for the special prosecution office probing the scandal, said the investigators have since s...More..

Kim Jong Un Consolidates Power in North Korea's Game of Thrones
by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Kim Jong Un Consolidates Power in North Korea's Game of Thrones

Kim Jong Nam, who was 45 or 46, was estranged from his younger brother, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, and had been living overseas for years. He told officials the family wanted to visit Tokyo Disneyland. Ki...More..

Syrian opposition want Geneva talks on political transition
by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Syrian opposition want Geneva talks on political transition

The two-day conference in Astana that begins Wednesday is aimed at strengthening a December 30 cease-fire. Previous efforts, which have involved indirect negotiations brokered by the U.N.'s envoy for Syria, r...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

SWA urges MEPs to back CETA deal

Opposition to the deal, and similar ones like the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership ( TTIP ), has been growing among public and professional bodies, who argue that these deals will hinder standar...More..

Security heightened in Kashmir to prevent march
by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Security heightened in Kashmir to prevent march

A repeated check on all the houses yielded no success but the police personnel accompanying the raiding party insisted on a rechecking a house where the intelligence input had suggested about the presence of th...More..

Turkey claims to have killed YPG fighter in cross-border clashes
by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Turkey claims to have killed YPG fighter in cross-border clashes

GMT) on February 15, a bomb-laden vehicle along with around eight to 10 ISIL militants tried to attack a temporary base belonging to the Turkish forces positioned in the south of the northern Syrian town of al-...More..

by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Adolf Hitler's doppelgänger spotted in AUSTRIA near the Nazi leader's birthplace

He was detained in Hitler's birthplace, Braunau am Inn, after being spotted outside the house where Hitler was born, and then looking through magazines about World War Two in a local bookshop. Austria's parliam...More..

Valentina Sampaio Is French Vogue's First-Ever Transgender Cover Model
by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Valentina Sampaio Is French Vogue's First-Ever Transgender Cover Model

In a similar turn of events, Vogue Paris is all set to feature a transgender model on its cover for the first time. Joining the likes of Gigi Hadid, Kate Moss and Kendall Jenner, the magazine's editor, E...More..

by | Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Trump Administration Lied About Contact With Russia

While the communications are still being examined by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, officials told the Post there was not yet any evidence that Flynn explicitly promised Kislyak that the Trump administ...More..

Samsung heir to be quizzed again over corruption scandal
by | Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Samsung heir to be quizzed again over corruption scandal

Lee, the billionaire vice chairman of technology giant Samsung Electronics, will be summoned along with two other group officials on Monday morning, said Lee Kyu-chul, the spokesman of the prosecution team. It ...More..

by | Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Iranian Speaker Congratulates New German President

Germany's new president Frank-Walter Steinmeier has urged his country to shake off decades of post-war insecurity and embrace its new role as an "anchor of hope" in a stormy world. Since Mr Schulz took over the...More..

by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

Kelowna Census Metropolitan Area among fastest growing in Canada

But the province -which also houses about one-third of the Canadian population - saw the most new dwellings in absolute terms, with 281,666 created between 2011 and 2016. Scooch over a bit, Winnipeg's populatio...More..

by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

CAS orders 4-year suspension for Russian runner over doping violations

The decision sees Semenya add a second Olympic title to her name having emerged victorious in the 800m in Rio a year ago. The Swiss-based athletics tribunal said her penalty would be enforced from August 24, ...More..

by | Friday, February 10, 2017

Trump blasts 'terrible' retailer Nordstrom for 'unfairly' dropping Ivanka's brand

Trump has singled out companies before ( he tweeted about the cost of Air Force One, manufactured by Boeing, which then saw its stock fall ) but this time he set his sights on a business directly affecting ...More..

by | Friday, February 10, 2017

Executed prisoners' organs still harvested in China

But there remains scepticism about China's commitment to halting the use of prisoner organs. Beijing issued its first regulation banning the trade of organs in 2007, but experts say trafficking appears to s...More..

by | Friday, February 10, 2017

Trudeau to meet Trump in Washington on Monday

Trudeau, however, recently signaled disagreement with Trump over his executive order temporarily barring refugees and people from seven majority-Muslim nations from entering the U.S. Word of the meeting comes a...More..

by | Thursday, February 09, 2017

Trump reiterates United States support for Turkey in call with Erdoğan

Trump spoke about the two countries' "shared commitment to combating terrorism in all its forms" and welcomed Turkey's contributions to the fight against Islamic State, the White House said in a statement, but ...More..

by | Thursday, February 09, 2017

Woman wins Supreme Court battle for survivor's pension

Unmarried partners could be entitled to a "survivors pension" following a landmark Supreme Court ruling today. Throughout that time he had paid into the Local Government Pension Scheme. While some legal experts...More..

UP Election 2017: CM Akhilesh Yadav to address election rallies in Meerut
by | Wednesday, February 08, 2017

UP Election 2017: CM Akhilesh Yadav to address election rallies in Meerut

I realised making Akhilesh the national president of the party was essential. After taking over the reins of the party, Akhilesh has handed his father, who launched Samajwadi Party 25 years ago, an advisory r...More..

Housing white paper boosts councils' house-building powers
by | Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Housing white paper boosts councils' house-building powers

Measures will be taken to make these easier to produce, develop a standardised housing needs assessment and build more flexibility into the current rules, but the government warned it would intervene if authori...More..

Afghan Conflict Produces 'Appalling' Record High 2016 Civilian Casualty Count
by | Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Afghan Conflict Produces 'Appalling' Record High 2016 Civilian Casualty Count

The mission documented 3,512 casualties among children, including 923 deaths and 2,589 wounded. A report by the U.N. Assistance Mission to Afghanistan on Monday said civilian casualties in the conflict betwee...More..

by | Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Fox Shares Decline on Mixed Quarterly Results

These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $0.46/share and a High Estimate of $0.52/share. Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. In particular, the 2016 World Series, which featured two more games than las...More..

by | Monday, February 06, 2017

Malaysian PM sends aid for Muslim Rohingyas in Myanmar

What has Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein said? "Where there is clear evidence of abuses and violations, we will take all necessary action". The U.N. estimated that almost 66,000 people fled from Myanmar to Bangla...More..

Dem Congresswoman Calls Violent Riots at Berkeley a 'Beautiful Sight'
by | Sunday, February 05, 2017

Dem Congresswoman Calls Violent Riots at Berkeley a 'Beautiful Sight'

UC Berkeley spokesman Dan Mogulof said the university has not heard from student groups about inviting Yiannopoulos back to campus. In response, President Trump took to Twitter to suggest he'd pull federal fu...More..

by | Friday, February 03, 2017

Most Britons back Donald Trump's planned state visit to United Kingdom, poll finds

Trump signed an executive order Friday barring citizens from seven Muslim nations from traveling to and entering the USA, stranding at least 109 people at airports across the country. The Foreign Secretary said...More..

Iran Defies Trump Administration, Tests Missile Capable of Nuclear Payload
by | Friday, February 03, 2017

Iran Defies Trump Administration, Tests Missile Capable of Nuclear Payload

US President Donald Trump said Iran has been "put on notice" for testing ballistic missiles, as his administration turned its focus to a key foreign policy area which he had vowed to address after taking office...More..

by | Thursday, February 02, 2017

Underwater Filmmaker Missing Off Florida Keys

The Navy, police and Florida wildlife conservation commission are assisting the search, it added. Mr Stewart, who hails from Toronto, was known for his 2006 eco-documentary Sharkwater , which exposed the env...More..

by | Thursday, February 02, 2017

This woman got a snake stuck in her earlobe

Glawe was rushed to the hospital and, thankfully, Bart was removed unharmed after doctors made a small incision to her ear and used vaseline to pull Bart out. She was anxious the animal would ultimately rip ope...More..

Mulayam Singh Yadav Directs Party Workers To Stand Against Congress Candidates
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Mulayam Singh Yadav Directs Party Workers To Stand Against Congress Candidates

At the press conference of the Congress-Samajwadi Party joint campaign here on Sunday, Rahul Gandhi and Akhilesh Yadav did not rule out the "possibility" of continuation of their alliance for the 2019 Lok Sabha...More..

Iran Conducts Secret Ballistic Missile Test in Violation of UN Resolution
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Iran Conducts Secret Ballistic Missile Test in Violation of UN Resolution

Gen. Hossein Dehqan had revealed in September that Iran would start production of the missile, the network reported. It took place near Semnan, a well-known testing site some 140 miles from Tehran. Trump could ...More..

by | Monday, January 30, 2017

United States soldier killed in Yemen while targeting al-Qaeda

Just over a week ago, suspected USA drone strikes killed three other alleged Al Qaeda operatives in Bayda province in what was the first such killings reported in the country since Mr Trump assumed the U.S. The...More..

by | Monday, January 30, 2017

Radical French Socialist Hamon wins second-round presidential primary

Results from 60 percent of polling stations showed Hamon winning 58.65 percent to 41.35 percent for Valls, announced the head of the primary organising committee, Thomas Clay. The latest polls show him breathin...More..

Donald Trump floats 20% border tax as feud with Mexico deepens
by | Sunday, January 29, 2017

Donald Trump floats 20% border tax as feud with Mexico deepens

But Pena Nieto refused to travel to the United States saying he is only willing to work with America on deals that favour both nations. "I have said it time and again: Mexico will not pay for any wall". "We k...More..

Trump Reportedly Orders EPA to Scrub Climate Change Page from Website
by | Saturday, January 28, 2017

Trump Reportedly Orders EPA to Scrub Climate Change Page from Website

Pruitt's climate stance was echoed by a number of Trump appointees , including Rex Tillerson, Rep. Ryan Zinke, and former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, the picks for Secretary of State, Department of Interior, and th...More..

A High-Ranking North Korean Defector Says the Kim Regime's Days Are 'Numbered'
by | Friday, January 27, 2017

A High-Ranking North Korean Defector Says the Kim Regime's Days Are 'Numbered'

He explains it with a phrase that perfectly summarizes what is happening in his country, "We have to pour gas on North Korea and let the people set on fire". North Korea still outwardly professes to maintain ...More..

by | Thursday, January 26, 2017

Israel Enters the Trump Era With Major Settlement Expansion

Within two days of Donald Trump taking office in the White House, the Israeli government has green-lit the construction of settlement homes in East Jerusalem - an act that defies the mandate set by the United...More..