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Mar 24 2017

United States preparing charges against North Korea over Bangladesh heist

The crime was perpetrated via malware installed on the bank's computers, which allowed attackers to inject fraudulent money-moving requests into the SWIFT interbank messa...

Mar 24 2017

Supreme Court's Spec. Ed. Ruling Causes Heartburn for High Court Nominee

The ruling came as Gorsuch faced his second day of questioning before the Senate Judiciary Committee for his nomination to the Supreme Court. "It's a precedent of the U...

Mar 22 2017

Korea blasts USA for tough remarks on Pyongyang

The secretary warned that all options, including military action, are on the table in dealing with the communist nation. China and South Korea have also exchanged tough...

Mar 22 2017

Robert Downey dons the Doctor Dolittle hat

Whether " The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle " will be set in Victorian England or modern times remains to be seen. Universal Pictures just won a bidding war for a new proje...

Mar 22 2017

Ivanka Trump Will Be Getting Her Own Office in the White House

The White House did not respond to requests for comment about Ivanka Trump's role. President Donald Trump's eldest daughter is being sued in a class action lawsuit ...

Mar 21 2017

Britain to formally launch European Union exit on March 29

Britain said yesterday it will trigger its exit from the European Union on March 29, nine months after it voted to leave. Keir Starmer MP, Labour's Shadow Brexit Secr...

Mar 21 2017

United Nations hails PM Sharif's order to open Pakistan-Afghan border

Earlier this morning, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has immediately ordered to re-open the Pak-Afghan border. According to the premier, he is convinced that the border cl...

Mar 19 2017

Stocks gain, dollar down as Fed sees gradual tightening

The central bank's rate increase was spurred by steady economic growth, strong job gains and confidence that inflation is rising to the central bank's target. The S&P 50...

Mar 19 2017

French presidential candidate Fillon under fraud investigation

Fillon however says he has done nothing illegal and has vowed to stay in the race for the presidency despite what he calls an attempted " political assassination ". The...

Mar 18 2017

Japan court finds government and TEPCO liable for Fukushima nuclear disaster

But Tokyo 2020 organizers are hoping for a role reversal, using the Olympic Games to help regenerate Fukushima - an area devastated by the 2011 quake, tsunami and subsequ...

Mar 18 2017

IJR's Erin McPike Is Traveling With Secretary Tillerson on Asia Trip

Tillerson's delegation "would be flying on a smaller plane than normal and that press access would be limited". "Several of our members have traveled commercially to ...

Mar 17 2017

Russians Got Flynn To Take A Pay Cut For Moscow Speech

Now, the New York Times has detailed Flynn's payments for these speeches , which he made to RT (essentially the Russian government's propaganda channel), a cybersecuri...

Mar 15 2017

Britain's Parliament backs Brexit, clears way for talks

Lawmakers on Monday are slated to vote on changes sought by the House of Lords - but panned by the government. In effect, parliament's passage of the Brexit Bill im...

Mar 15 2017

Another blast of snow on the way for Ottawa

Canada's biggest airport canceled more than a hundred flights on Tuesday as a late winter storm brought more snow to southern Ontario, forcing several colleges to suspend...

Mar 13 2017

Four-year-old goes missing with stolen vehicle

Police said the vehicle may have been abandoned when the child was discovered inside and are concerned for her safety. Hopkinson say a member of the public spotted a ve...

Mar 12 2017

Prosecutor fired by Trump leaves legacy as Wall Street crime-buster

On Friday afternoon, attorney general Jeff Sessions told the prosecutors, almost all appointed by Barack Obama, that they should resign from their posts. Officials with t...

Mar 11 2017

Bomb threat rocks Brooklyn Jewish senior center

Police evacuated buildings near Market and Third streets in San Francisco on February 27 after someone phoned in a threat to an Anti-Defamation League office in the area...

Mar 11 2017

5 dead after helicopter crashes in Istanbul

Turkish media speculated that foggy weather may have caused the crash . Thick black smoke could be seen billowing from the crash site in video shown on Turkish netwo...

Mar 08 2017

Girl,10, asks to skip school to join women's protest

In some countries especially in rural areas and villages, women still stick to homes only by putting valueless ethics on them. "This year, the theme of International...

Mar 08 2017

Non-bailable warrant against UP's rape accused minister Gayatri Prajapati, six others

However, the apex court expressed unhappiness over the order on lodging FIR against the minister being given a political colour and called it "unfortunate". "Chandrapal (...