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Feb 16 2017

Trump to Speak with Nigerian, South African Presidents

Across major cities in Nigeria, protests were held decrying hard living conditions amid Nigeria's economic recession. Confirming the telephone conversation between th...

Feb 16 2017

First 'Dreamer' protected by Obama's DACA order arrested in Trump immigration raid

DACA benefits young immigrants brought to the U.S.as minors, without authorization, which means, in most cases, their parents are undocumented. Ramirez, 23, was arreste...

Feb 16 2017

Toshiba Chairman to Resign as Earnings Report Delayed

Toshiba , founded in 1875, employs about 190,000 people and used to be one of the most respected brands of Japan Inc. Toshiba declined to comment on the audit process. ...

Feb 16 2017

Mexican Drug Smugglers Turn to Catapults, Cannons as Trump Border Wall Looms

Agents patrolling the Douglas area last week said they sensed suspicious activity when a group of men started to run away as they were approaching. The contraption was ...

Feb 15 2017

Kim Jong Un's half-brother assassinated in KL

South Korean media, quoting unidentified government sources in Seoul , as saying the half-brother, Kim Jong Nam , was attacked by two women with poison needles . Spe...

Feb 15 2017

Who Was Kim Jong Nam? North Korean Leader's Half-Brother Killed in Malaysia

Jong-nam was scheduled to take a flight to Macau from Malaysia on Monday morning, but is said to have died enroute to the hospital. According to a South Korean govern...

Feb 13 2017

Greece evacuates 75000 people to defuse WWII bomb

The roads in western Thessaloniki and the suburb of Kordelio , the areas where most of the evacuees came from, have reopened. A state of emergency had been declared ...

Feb 13 2017

Trump's border 'wall' price tag jumps again, report says

The current Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), retired Marine General John Kelly, previously said the construction of the wall could be completed ...

Feb 12 2017

Trump attacks on judges 'demoralising': Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch

Senate. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is weighing the appeal of Trump's executive order on immigration, including a temporary travel ban on people from seven Mu...

Feb 12 2017

Bali Landslides Kill at Least 12 After Heavy Rainfall

Previously national disaster agency reported that landslides occurred in three villages of Songan, Awan and Sukawana in the district on Thursday and Friday, killing 12 pe...

Feb 12 2017

Hundreds of ordinary Kiwis rush to aid of beached whales

He explained that all the surviving whales had been refloated and, and that about 100 volunteers had formed a human chain in the sea to prevent them from beaching again, ...

Feb 11 2017

Federal Court Will Not Reinstate Trump's Immigration Order

The state argues that the central provisions of Trump's executive order - barring citizens of Iraq, Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen from entering the U.S. ...

Feb 11 2017

Chaotic scenes as blaze in Hong Kong train injures 11

Another shows him lying on the floor with his legs on fire as others desperately try to put out the flames by beating his lower half with their jackets. Police anti-terro...

Feb 11 2017

Russian Federation air strike 'accidentally' kills 3 Turkish troops in Syria

Both countries are conducting a joint investigation, Turkey's military said. The Russian Defense Ministry confirmed on Thursday the accidental strike near the northern ...

Feb 10 2017

Davis warns peers to fulfil 'patriotic duty' over Brexit bill

The Brexit Secretary, David Davis, urged the House of Lords to do its "patriotic duty" and pass legislation. The bill has three primary elements: repealing the European...

Feb 08 2017

MPs will get a 'deal or no deal' vote on Brexit terms

At the last Labour Party conference in September, delegates passed motions that we were proud of Europe and we would be the party that defends membership of the European ...

Feb 08 2017

Australia's leader says Trump isn't chasing a refugee deal

Last week, Trump had a telephone conversation with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull , which ended before the allotted time following a heated conversation on...

Feb 08 2017

Girl Scout Cookie sales mark 100th year

Many people ask how exactly the money is distributed. Cookie sales officially kicked off January 29. Girl Scouts from Frederick and Clarke counties and West Virginia's...

Feb 07 2017

Will Campaign for SP-Cong Alliance, Akhilesh Will Be CM: Mulayam

On the day of presentation of the Budget, only Dimple Yadav, SP MP from Kannuaj and wife of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, was present in the House on behalf of the party...

Feb 07 2017

Afghanistan's Civilian Casualties Hit Record High in 2016

A report by the U.N. Assistance Mission to Afghanistan on Monday said civilian casualties in the conflict between government forces and insurgents went up 3% from 2015 an...