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Apr 15 2017

UN Security Council votes to end Haiti peacekeeping mission

With the Council's support, said Honoré, the joint transition plan would guide the handover, underpinning the gradual transfer of tasks to the government, the worldwide p...

Apr 14 2017

Leaders risked food poisoning at president's Mar-a-Lago club

The paper said that is a record for the private club that recently doubled admission fees to $200,000. They stated the violation had been "corrected on-site" by kitchen...

Apr 14 2017

1 dead, 3 hurt in Atlanta public transit shooting

A shooting at an Atlanta public transit station Thursday left one man dead and wounded three other riders, officials said. "As the train was in motion, the suspect fire...

Apr 13 2017

Tamil Nadu farmers strip outside PMO in protest

The farmers are demanding that the Centre release a drought fund of Rs.39,000 crore as requested by the state, waive off farmer loans and ensure pensions for farmers wh...

Apr 13 2017

Hillary Clinton shares her thoughts on Donald Trump presidency at Houston Luncheon

The U.S. launched 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at a military airfield in Homs. "I think we should have been more willing to confront Assad", Clinton said in the inte...

Apr 13 2017

PM Malcolm Turnbull wants TCS to open innovation campus in Australia

Lauding Modi's statement, Turnbull said he hoped the counter-terrorism agreement as well as the two government's close cooperation on human trafficking, money laundering ...

Apr 13 2017

David Letterman's mom, who became unlikely star, dies at 95

Her debut, in which she offered figure skater Nancy Kerrigan some hot chocolate and asked then-first lady Hillary Clinton to help adjust the speed limit in CT, was a huge...

Apr 13 2017

Drone strike kills one in Egypt's Sinai

The Sinai has traditionally been a popular destination for Israelis - especially during the upcoming Passover holiday. The border closure appeared triggered by the bo...

Apr 11 2017

President Trump misses annual AIPAC conference

Haley's remarks at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee's annual policy conference were interrupted several times by enthusiastic standing ovations from the thous...

Apr 11 2017

Tar Heels get it right this time, bring home the title

On Monday night, a new college basketball champion was crowned, as the No. 1-seed North Carolina Tar Heels defeated fellow No. 1-seed Gonzaga Bulldogs, 71-65. And I sai...

Apr 11 2017

RSS chief calls for nationwide ban on cow slaughter

In many states, wherever the RSS has its presence in the government, it has legislated specific laws to tackle this. "The work of cow conservation should be carried out w...

Apr 10 2017

SNL spoofs now infamous Kendall Jenner, Pepsi commercial

The Pepsi ad was pulled earlier this week and SNL went behind the scenes as the director struggled to find someone (anyone) to assure him the idea was a good one. In th...

Apr 10 2017

Norway raises threat level after Oslo bomb scare

He was detained on charges of handling explosives, though police noted they were not yet certain if he had planned to carry out an attack with the device, which authoriti...

Apr 10 2017

Rubio says United States can't defeat ISIS until Syria's Assad is removed

If President Donald Trump needs to do more in Syria "he will do more, " U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on CNN's "State of the Union". Pressing Lav...

Apr 10 2017

North and South Korea face off on Pyongyang football field

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has conducted several missile tests in the past. PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP ) - So you believe sports is a path to peace? At the time...

Apr 09 2017

Trump tells Abe all options on table to handle N. Korea

The U.S. Pacific Command confirmed the type of missile immediately, suggesting U.S. military authorities' hypersensitivity. North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes...

Apr 09 2017

Gibraltar rock-steady against 'Brexit bombshell'

A spokesman for Spain's foreign ministry said Spain did not recognize the waters as belonging to Gibraltar and the ship had been on a routine patrol. The United Kingdom...

Apr 09 2017

One dead, two wounded after shooting at upscale shopping mall in Florida

Two people were wounded Saturday when a former trainer opened fire at an upscale gym outside Miami, the New York Daily News reports. Coral Gables police rushed to the...

Apr 09 2017

Hackers turn on every emergency siren late at night in Dallas

Dallas officials are trying to determine what caused the city's emergency sirens to sporadically sound overnight, including the possibility that the system was hacked. A...

Apr 08 2017

2 killed in Stockholm as truck rams into pedestrians

More as we get it. "We can't confirm that at the moment". According to The Telegraph , a man was arrested after confessing to carrying out the attack. "Swedish brewe...