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Jovenel Moise Apparently Wins Presidential Vote

Haitian law offers candidates the opportunity to challenge the results from the presidential and legislative election in electoral courts. The fact that there...


Beyonce's Christmas merch is all you'll want in your stocking this year

And those pockets are flawless for stowing away some mistletoe for your ride-or-die. Because while you were out spending the last of your Black Friday coins o...


Pro-asylum seeker protesters force suspension of Australian parliament

Security in the Parliament is ultimately the responsibility of the two presiding officers, House of Representatives Speaker Tony Smith and Senate President, Ste...


United Kingdom supermarkets: Hard Brexit puts food supplies at risk

This news seemed to reassure sterling investors, and the pound - which had been treading water earlier in the day - leaped, climbing by more than 1% against the...


'No progress' at Ukraine peace meeting: Lavrov

Meanwhile, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavel Klimkin said it was impossible to talk about major results of the meeting but expressed hope for some progress on hu...


Syria: Israeli jets strike outside Damascus, no casualties

The news agency, SANA, said the missiles struck the Sabboura area, west of Damascus , and did not cause any casualties. He did not specify the target. The Je...


UN Security Council mulls N.Korea sanctions

Diplomats say the U.N. Security Council is prepared to impose new, tougher sanctions on North Korea over its fifth and largest nuclear test yet. US and foreig...


Kate embraces tearful mother at mental health awareness awards

We can only imagine how wonderful it must have been for Knapton to hear her son speak those words. Kate chatted with a group of children at a reception before...


Israel police say knife-wielding Palestinian is shot, killed

In the campaign's final days, a Trump campaign TV ad ran excerpts of a Trump speech advancing theories of a secretive conspiracy seeking global control and acco...


North Korea observing 3 days of mourning for Castro

The U.S. and other veto-wielding permanent council members — Russia, China, Britain and France — have been negotiating the new sanctions for months in response ...


UKIP elects Paul Nuttall as new leader

He called his victory " day zero " for the party. Farage took over as a temporary chief, fitting in the duties of managing the dysfunctional party while vyi...


UK bill requiring firms to store Web histories becomes law

After months of wrangling, Parliament has passed a contentious new snooping law that gives authorities-from police and spies to food regulators, fire officials ...


France's Hollande and his premier weigh presidential bids

Macron is standing anyway as an independent. Referring to Valls' interview, Hollande told an audience in Madagascar, where he was attending a gathering for Fr...


Brotherly solidarity: William backs Harry's call for privacy

Kensington Palace has issued a statement this morning about the harassment now being experienced by Meghan Markle and her family. " The Duke was as alarm...


South Korea: Prosecutors raid Samsung offices

The merger, between Samsung's de facto holding company Cheil Industries Inc. and Samsung C&T Corp., was fiercely contested by USA hedge fund Elliott Managemen...


Casey Anthony's Attorney Busted for Alleged Drug Conspiracy

Todd Macaluso , 54, was arrested in Haiti on November 14 after a month-long investigation into a suspected drug trafficking operation, a criminal complaint file...


Women Activists Enter Haji Ali Dargah

On October 24, the Haji Ali Dargah Trust told the Supreme Court that it was ready to implement the Bombay High Court's order and had sought four weeks for inf...


Thai Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn to be proclaimed the new king

The law has curbed public talk about the succession or criticism about the crown prince, who has spent much of his adult life overseas and does not command the ...


Harry Potter Reader's House in Aleppo Bombed

I want to live, I don't want to die.I want to live, I don't want to die". The girl did not provide her whereabouts. The mother of Bana Alabed has been twe...


Lok Sabha Passes Bill To Tax Money Deposited After Demonetisation

They also demanded the presence of the Prime Minister during the debate. Earlier today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with ministers in parliament amid cal...


U.S. students lag peers in East Asia, Russia in math, science

In science, 12% of students were found to have excelled, up from 11% in 2011, while 16% were reported to have difficulties in 2015, compared to 12% four years p...


Syrian government rejects United Nations proposal for Aleppo

The sixth straight day of bombing by Syrian regime forces over the eastern Aleppo on Sunday brought the death toll to nearly 300, to which the rescuers say is t...


Pakistan to never accept Indian hegemony in region: Sartaj

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that Pakistan can not tolerate deliberate targeting by Indian forces of innocent civilians, particularly children and wom...


Russian Federation detains ex-naval officer in Crimea suspected of spying for Ukraine

The two invited Ukraine and Russian Federation to another joint meeting on the crisis next week. The European Commission signed a deal at the summit to allo...


Federal court blocks Wisconsin GOP's redistricting maps

Skeptics say it is the inevitable outcome of Democrats being concentrated in urban areas. The ruling found the maps drawn for state Assembly districts are unc...


Greek PM expresses shock at refugee deaths in camp blaze

Flames engulf parts of the camp. Ensuing clashes between migrants and police left six migrants slightly injured, while several more were taken to Lesbos hospita...


Merkel says will seek new term to defend democratic values

During Sunday's announcement, Merkel made it known that she is aware of the challenge she is undertaking, and the rough road ahead that could affect her entire ...


President Barack Obama Says Fake News Is a Problem for 'Democratic Freedoms'

In a lengthy post last weekend, Mr. Zuckerberg played down the prevalence of fake news on the site-accounting for less than 1% of global content-and said that...


Government agrees to 15 percent backpacker tax deal

Foreigners in Australia on working holidays face paying a 15 per cent levy on every dollar they earn after the government Monday compromised on a controversial ...


German Chancellor Merkel's to seek fourth term

In the talks in Berlin during which jittery European partners sought reassurances from Obama, the six parties "agreed on the necessity of working collectively...


Kentucky beats No. 11 Louisville 41-38 after Jackson fumble

One of the keys in a big game is winning the turnover battle. With the score tied at 38, the Cards had a first down on the United Kingdom nine and seemed destin...


Hurricane Otto leaves 4 dead in Costa Rica

By Friday afternoon, it was heading west over the Pacific Ocean. In neighboring Nicaragua, officials reported no casualties but dozens of homes were damaged i...


Trump aide: No plan to pursue charges against Clinton

Per tweets from Times reporters in the room with Trump, the President-elect conceded that humans may have had a hand in climate change, reiterated that his ad...


Trump calls for nation to heal in Thanksgiving video message

It is my prayer, that on this Thanksgiving, we begin to heal our divisions and move forward as one country, strengthened by a shared objective and very , very ...


Putin gives Russian passport to U.S. actor Steven Seagal

Seagal's fame peaked in the late 1980s and early 1990s with films such as Under Siege and Above the Law, but he remains hugely popular in eastern Europe and w...


Iraqi troops face stiff resistance from IS in eastern Mosul

The IS Militants are moving around the city through tunnels, driving suicide vehicle bombs into advancing troops and hitting them with sniper and mortar fire. "...


Look up in the sky - it's the Supermoon

If you were up very early Monday morning (Nov. 14) in southeast Louisiana and the skies had finally cleared, you might have caught a spectacular view of the lar...


Mortician to Philippines' Marcos reveals trade secrets

Porferio Tuna, peace consultant from the National Democratic Front of the Philippines joins the anti-Marcos rally in Davao City on Friday, Nov 25. He ruled th...


Trump keeping 'open mind' on Paris Agreement

Then: "The concept of global warming was created by and for the Chinese in order to make USA manufacturing non-competitive". He suggested there may be a possib...


Iraqi forces continue fighting IS militants in Mosul

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi meanwhile flew to an airstrip outside the town of Tal Afar, to the west of Mosul, on a previously unannounced visit on Thursday, ...


People with us on currency ban: PM Modi to BJP MPs

Lashing out further, the ruling ally in Maharashtra said instead of striking Pakistan, Mr Modi has wounded Indian citizens who do not have any black money and t...


Top Aide Implies Trump Won't Pursue Further Investigation Of Hillary Clinton

While FBI investigations have found no evidence of legal wrongdoing in Mrs. Clinton's use of a private email server while she was secretary of State, Trump co...


Erdogan hits back at European Union, threatening to open borders to migrants

Turkey says it is home to the world's largest refugee population, housing some 2.7 million Syrians and 300,000 Iraqis. "If you go any further, these border ga...


GOP senator declares US 'reset' with Russia unacceptable

Putin has repeatedly denied the charges. According to the president-elect Donald Trump's official statement, the Russian president had called to congratula...


Iraqi forces attack IS in east Mosul neighborhood

Iraq launched the massive operation to recapture Mosul, which has been held by the Islamic State group since 2014, on October 17, advancing on the city from the...


United Kingdom rejects Trump's call for Farage to be made USA ambassador

Farage . "Many people would like to see Nigel Farage represent Great Britain as their ambassador to the United States". "People can say what they like"....


Still no sign of four-year-old girl in Vancouver Amber Alert

This is a fairly rare case obviously because of the mother's lifestyle and high-risk behaviours. "We don't have specific information that would suggest that D...


Israeli, Palestinian leaders meet with Federation Internationale de Football Association on soccer issues

Israel relies heavily on the US for national security and defense funding and cooperation, but Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has resisted making concessions...


Trump's win may put Palestinian state further out of reach

Hours after Trump's election, he invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for a visit. Netanyahu called Trump "a true friend of the State of Israel"....


Stein, liberals seek voting hack investigation

Trump leads Clinton in MI by slightly more than 14,000 votes (out of more than 4.7 million cast), according to the state . This is where Jill Stein comes i...