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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...

Feb 06 2017

Man Arrested in Strangling Death of NYC Jogger

According to the NYPD , DNA evidence has led to the arrest of 20-year-old Chanel Lewis of Brooklyn. Queens District Attorney Richard Brown told a news conference ...

Feb 06 2017

Iran won't use ballistic missiles to attack any country: Foreign minister

Flynn and other officials said the launch violated U.N. Security Council Resolution 2231, which gave worldwide blessing to the Iran nuclear deal. In May 2016, Iranian D...

Feb 06 2017

Avalanches in Afghanistan kill at least 54

Heavy snow in parts of Afghanistan and Pakistan has triggered avalanches, killing at least 67 people. In the north-eastern province of Badakhshan, officials confirmed a...

Feb 05 2017

Romanians dig in over corruption standoff

The news came after a fifth consecutive day of protests against the proposed law, which saw tens of thousands of Romanians take to the streets all around the country. T...

Feb 03 2017

Trump phone calls with Mexican, Australian leaders testier than reported

Trump reportedly told the Mexican president that he doesn't "need the Mexicans", adding, "I don't need Mexico". "Our military isn't so I might send them down to take ...

Feb 03 2017

World Hijab Day Takes On Renewed Significance In The Age Of Trump

Organizers said the event was planned weeks before President Donald Trump signed an executive order temporarily restricting travel from certain Muslim-majority countries....

Feb 02 2017

Japan: Trump's currency criticism 'totally incorrect'

Abe will discuss both economics and security when he meets with Trump on February 10., issues that could provide the Prime Minister with an unexpected edge in his relatio...

Feb 02 2017

Marine Le Pen refuses to repay €300000 in misused European Union funds

Le Pen is known for her anti-Muslim, anti-immigrant positions and has won the endorsement and admiration of white supremacists. The EU Parliament has sought to recover ...

Jan 31 2017

Suspect detained in deadly Quebec mosque shooting

The Islamic Foundation School, located on Markham Road near Sheppard Avenue, told CTV News Toronto Monday that they've hired a private security company as a precaution ...

Jan 31 2017

Man Mauled To Death By Tiger At Zoo

Mr Zhang, 40, paid for his family to enter the Ningbo Youngor Zoo in Zhejiang province on Sunday, which charges £15... Video emerged online showing a tiger mauling a man ...