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UN agency says Iran no longer in violation of nuclear deal

JCPOA stands for "Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action", the formal name of the Iran nuclear deal. "Will we or our nation allow this?" Iran's Ambassador to the ...


Russian, OPEC ministers to meet this week on oil output cuts

OPEC's production agreement won't enter into force until January, meaning there's nothing standing in the way of cashing in on more output at the higher Decembe...


US Supreme Court rules in favor of Samsung in smartphone patent suit

The legal dispute was concerned on whether the " article of manufacture " in USA patent law should be interpreted as the finished product or just a component wi...


WikiLeaks' Julian Assange Releases Statement He Gave Prosecutors In Possible Rape Investigation

Assange portrayed other text messages from S.W.as indicating that Swedish police were eager to press charges against him over her opposition. "You can imagine...


Thailand opens investigation into BBC for alleged insult of new king

Under Thai law, offending the dignity of a reigning monarchy is a serious crime punishable by law with up to 15 years in prison. The BBC article was widely sh...


Trump is Time magazine's Person of the Year

It's hard to argue with the decision, but now Time is responsible for the many unending arguments explaining to Trump supporters the difference between influe...


Search for Indonesia earthquake victims hampered by blackouts, rain

Back in 2004, a massive underwater natural disaster hit the coast of Aceh. Most of the deaths from the natural disaster occurred in Pidie Jaya, the district clo...


More time needed before Tiger Woods is judged by his scores

Woods made his first competitive appearance for nearly 16 months at the World Hero Challenge in the Bahamas last week after completing his recovery from back s...


Brexit case sees starkly different views of United Kingdom constitution

In the event of losing the case, the barrister said Prime Minister Theresa May and her Brexit secretary David Davis would be likely to prepare a "one-line act" ...


Time Magazine Names Donald Trump "Person Of The Year"

President-elect Donald Trump has been named TIME magazine's 2016 person of the year . According to TIME , the POTY is awarded to "the person or persons wh...


Brazil corruption: Senate head Renan Calheiros ordered to resign

Jorge Viana, a member of the Worker's Party (PT), which has voiced opposition to government-backed legislation aimed at putting a cap on federal spending. The i...


Hurriyat inviting terrorists, not tourists to Valley, says Ram Madhav

The Chief Minister said Farooq Abdullah directed his workers to create "disturbance" in the Valley eventhough the NC had nothing to do with the present struggle...


Rohingya refugees go missing as boat topples in Myanmar river

Tens of thousands of Rohingya have fled a bloody crackdown by the Myanmar army in the western state that was sparked by a string of deadly attacks on police bor...


Jayalalithaa becomes third Tamil Nadu CM to die while in power

Her grave is located next to that of her mentor, MG Ramachandran. From there, her political career started and she went on to become Tamil Nadu Chief Minister a...


South Korean ruling party urges Park to quit in April

In a November 30 meeting at the National Assembly, leaders of the three main opposition parties reaffirmed their refusal to take part in bipartisan talks on cur...


Clinton's leads Trump in popular vote by 2.5 million

But similar laws in other states that voted for Mr. Trump would also be invalid, meaning all 538 members of the Electoral College could vote for whomever they w...


UN Imposes New Round of Sanctions Against North Korea

Yang, a former Chinese diplomat who dealt with Korean nuclear issues. The unanimous decision included China, which is North Korea's primary coal buyer. North ...


Man who shot ex-NFL player charged with manslaughter

Normand said Thursday's shooting was the result of an apparent road rage incident. Spears stood next to him at a press conference on Friday. "At this point, we...


Syrian government, ally Russia warn rebels in city of Aleppo

Tens of thousands of east Aleppo residents have fled to other parts of the city to escape the fighting, which has raised widespread global concern. "We urge a...


Beaten Renzi Still Key to Italy Stability as Five Star Lurks

The decisive outcome, with a 70% turnout , is considered a notable victory for eurosceptic populist and nationalist parties which campaigned heavily against Re...


Packers get back to .500, beat Texans 21-13

Green Bay Packers WR Jeff Janis runs the end around for a 19-yard gain against the Houston Texans Sunday at Lambeau Field. They're all AFC games. Quarterback ...


Is media in a hurry to declare Jayalalithaa dead?

Sangita Reddy, managing director of Apollo Hospitals , allayed fears when she tweeted, "A large number of doctors from Apollo and AIIMS continue to provide all...


Kerry: Israel 'Heading to a Place of Danger'

Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu has long insisted that his government is committed to a two-state solution, but Palestinians have criticized his policy of ...


Dubai crude climbs to 2016 high on OPEC deal

After the deal was announced on Wednesday, the market's focus now shifts to the implementation and impact of Opec's first production agreement since 2008, which...


Trump the campaign trail showman returns on 'Thank you' tour

Despite being president-elect, it seems that particular pivot has yet to come. The visit marked the beginning of a "thank you" tour that will take Mr Trump in...


Dead, 9 Hurt in Bourbon Street, New Orleans Shooting

On Saturday, police tweeted that 10 victims were shot, according to The New York Times . The Bayou Classic is the annual college football game between the G...


Spox Dodges Question On Whether Carrier Deal Could Return To Bite Trump

At his campaign stop in OH, the NY billionaire announced that he would be tapping retired U.S. Marine Gen. James N. Mattis as defense secretary and said the goo...


Holocaust-themed skating performance gets blasted

Clearheaded, perceptive people can not condemn a Holocaust-themed item performed on the " Ice Age " Russian televised show, Olympic gold winning ice dancer T...


Iran condemns US senate vote to extend sanctions

The Iran Sanctions Extension Act , which passed in the House in a 419-1 vote a fortnight ago, now goes to President Obama's desk. Once Obama signs the Ira...


Putin confident Trump will make responsible decisions

While that presents opportunities for the Kremlin, Putin's remarks also signaled concerns, voiced by some insiders, that Trump could be an unpredictable partner...


Jayalalithaa suffers cardiac arrest hours after being declared 'recovered'

The team, comprising Dr G Khilnani, Professor, Department of Pulmonology Medicine, Dr Anjan Trikha, Professor of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care and Dr Nitish...


Kejriwal demands probe against Amit Shah over hidden wealth

Shah had been on the radar of Income Tax authorities after declaring such a huge amount under the Income Declaration Scheme, which was created to provide immuni...


Tropical Storm Otto Heads Toward Central America, Kills 3

Otto is also about 305 miles (485 kilometers) east-southeast of Bluefields, Nicaragua . The storm system could threaten Nicaragua , Costa Rica , San Andres...


BoE in talks with currency supplier Innovia to make it meat

Tallow is typically a substance rendered form animal fat, such as beef or mutton fat. The British central bank says that the fat in its new fiver comes fro...


Pilot in Colombia crash said was out of fuel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said it was with great dismay that she learned about the tragic plane crash in Colombia , according to The Associated Press. ...


Bowe Bergdahl Seeks Pardon From Obama Ahead of Court-Martial Trial

There was much debate about Bergdahl's intentions in allegedly deserting when Obama made a prisoner swap for his release in 2014. He was freed in May 2014 in ...


Sarah Palin warns of 'crony capitalism' after Carrier deal

President-elect Donald Trump Friday bashed another company in Indiana - Rexnord Corp. - for its plan to move 300 jobs , also to Mexico. The rumored Trump cab...


Controversy in Russia over Holocaust ice dance routine

During the show, which is roughly equivalent to the U.S.'s "Dancing With The Stars", the duo unveiled a routine they say was inspired by the Oscar-winning film ...


United Nations further tightens North Korea sanctions

Resolution 2321 is created to further stifle Pyongyang's financial and maritime networks, diplomatic activities and overseas labor exports, while levying a new ...


Fog engulfs Delhi for third consecutive day, flight operations hit

Dense fog, with visibility in Delhi dropping to 400 metres at 5:30 am today, has caused delays and cancellations of both flights as well as trains. Delhi's In...


Europol announces 5 arrests in 'unprecedented' cybercrime op

PITTSBURGH -U.S. and worldwide police authorities say they have begun a massive crackdown on an global criminal network of computer servers that host some of th...


With fires under control, Israel turns to recovery efforts

Hundreds of homes have been damaged in Israel, including in both Jewish and Arab areas. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Friday there was "no doubt" tha...


Vladimir Putin: 'We need friends'

He also expressed Moscow's hope to collaborate with Washington in fighting terrorism, as both countries bare a common responsibility to achieve world security. ...


Cavani accepts booking after tribute

Used to playing second fiddle to Zlatan Ibrahimovic for years, Edinson Cavani is blossoming as a great soloist for Paris Saint-Germain. Everyone in the foot...


Candidates, issues in Austria presidential election

Austrian Presidential candidate, Greens-backed independent candidate Alexander Van der Bellen (C, front) takes part in his last campaign rally ahead of presiden...


Infamous ISIS Recruiter Directed North Carolina Man To Engage In Mass Shooting

Sullivan also faces state charges in the death of his neighbor, John Bailey Clark, who was killed in December 2014. He planned an attack at a concert, bar or ...


Sartaj Aziz seen raising Kashmir issue at Heart of Asia meet

Afghanistan is the permanent chair of Heart of Asia while India is its co-chair this year being the host. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet Afghan Presid...


70% polling in Maha municipal council polls

Last year, the party won two seats in the Maharashtra Assembly polls, one from Aurangabad and another from Byculla in Mumbai . Stating that the government's ...


Trump summons Romney for 2nd look as staffers squabble

Romney, the 2012 Republican presidential nominee, told reporters outside the restaurant. He also met with Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker, the chairman of the Senat...


POTUS' Holiday App Turns Your Cash into The White House

The White House unveiled a new app Thursday that allows anyone with a smartphone and a dollar bill to take an augmented reality tour of the White House. You ca...