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Dec 23 2016

Death Toll from Explosion at Mexican Fireworks Market Rises to 32

People from nearby towns said they felt an earthquake-like rumble in the ground when the explosion happened and saw a great billowing black smoke in the sky. Photo: AFP/G...

Dec 22 2016

The Assassin Who Killed a Russian Ambassador Is a Meme Now

The meeting, which Lavrov called "the most effective" format to tackling the crisis, visibly excluded the United States and confirmed Turkey as the main global stakeholde...

Dec 21 2016

China returns USA underwater drone taken in South China Sea

It is inappropriate - and unhelpful for a resolution - that the US has unilaterally hyped up the issue. Did Trump know when he wrote those tweets that the Chinese had ...

Dec 21 2016

Deadly Explosion Takes Place At Mexico City Fireworks Market

Images broadcast by local media showed smoke rising from the scorched ground and fireworks stands. He said the scene remained unsafe and asked people not to come within...

Dec 19 2016

Bell Ringers Needed for Pike County's Salvation Army

This is their biggest fundraiser of the year. "We're about 60% towards our goal of $1,000,000". "We believe it's definitely still possible to meet it". "It may be too c...

Dec 18 2016

Cuba wants to pay off $270 million debt in rum

Czech Republic on the other hand told BBC , that it would prefer to get at least some of the money in cash. According to the AP, the Czechs import around US$2 million of...

Dec 17 2016

Modi labels Congress a 'votary of corruption'

Taking a barb at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which has been claiming that the demonetisation drive as a surgical strike on black money and corruption, the Congress ...

Dec 15 2016

Philippine President Duterte says he killed criminals

Duterte said on September 19 that he needs six more months for his ongoing war on drugs, adding that there are too many people involved in the narcotic trade and that h...

Dec 15 2016

United Nations envoy says Gambia's Jammeh must leave power by January 19

Gambian President Yahya Jammeh could be "strongly sanctioned" if he refuses to step down when his tenure ends, the United Nations Special Representative for West Africa s...

Dec 15 2016

Another around of snow, plus bitter cold, for upstate NY

The National Weather Service in Cleveland upgraded the lake effect snow watch to a warning for Geauga County, and an advisory for Cuyahoga, Lake, and Ashtabula counti...

Dec 13 2016

Chancellor Philip Hammond calls for transitional arrangements as United Kingdom leaves EU

Mr Hammond told the Treasury select committee that there was an "emerging view" that it would be "helpful" to allow longer for the UK's exit. However businesses have wa...

Dec 11 2016

MI6 chief: British spies penetrating ISIS to thwart attacks

In his first public speech since taking code name C, he warned of the danger of Russia's alliance with President Bashar al-Assad in Syria. In an unusual media meeting, Yo...

Dec 10 2016

Ohio GOP official's US Senate bid could mean bitter rematch

Senate. Mandel says he plans to use some strategies Donald Trump used to capture OH earlier this year. He said he wants to transfer power away from politicians and back...

Dec 09 2016

British Premier Tells Gulf She's 'Clear-Eyed' on Iran Threat

May acknowledged the nuclear deal with world powers that limited Iran's ability to enrich uranium. British Prime Minister Theresa May has said that she wants to deepen ...

Dec 08 2016

Trump taking 'thank you' tour back on the road

He went on to stress that the focus of the USA military should be on defeating terrorism and destroying Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL), promising that the goal wo...

Dec 08 2016

United States lagging in math, science

Yong Zhao, a professor at the education school at the University of Kansas, said that there is no reason to overreact to Chinese mainland's scores because he doesn't be...

Dec 07 2016

Oil prices hold gains after surge on OPEC output deal

AB Bernstein analysts were quoted by the news agency as saying: "OPEC has agreed to an historic production cut ". Though OPEC's decision jolted global oil markets, so...

Dec 06 2016

Italy hit by market volatility after referendum defeat

The euro, which fell in value overnight as Italy's prime minister chose to quit when voters rejected his pitch for constitutional reform, rallied in midday trading on Mon...

Dec 05 2016

Iraqi forces assault 2 villages south of Mosul

The fight for Iraq's second-largest city appears set to extend well into next year. Islamic State militants in Mosul have reportedly been killing civilians for not co-o...

Dec 05 2016

Malaysia says Myanmar violence against Muslim Rohingya 'ethnic cleansing'

A Rohingya child reacts to the camera as his mother gives him water in Leda unregistered Rohingya Refugee Camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. The military's crackdown in R...