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Brazilian club Chapecoense aboard plane that crashed

The teams vice-president, Ivan Tozzo, told cable channal SportTV: "There are a lot of people crying in our city, we could never imagine this". "Now we're goin...


Syrian Army killing "everyone in their way"

Several unconfirmed reports of mass killings have emerged from Aleppo over the last 24 hours. When rebel forces seized Aleppo's eastern districts in 2012, t...


Another 4000 Syrians Flee Fighting in Aleppo

Washington announced it was sending an additional 200 troops to support that offensive against IS. The regime's more than three-week-old assault aimed at reta...


Bill English Sworn In as New Zealand's Prime Minister

With degrees in commerce and literature, Mr. Both English and Bennett were elected unopposed after rival candidates withdrew their nominations. English has ...


United Kingdom govt agrees under pressure to divulge Brexit plan details

Britons voted by 52 percent to 48 percent to leave the European Union, but voters in Scotland strongly backed staying in, and the Scottish government says they ...


ISIL leaders involved in Paris attack killed in precision strike in Syria

They were part of a network led by Boubaker Al-Hakim, who was also killed in a November 26 coalition airstrike. They were killed in a December 4 airstrike in ...


Afghan bag shirt boy meets idol Messi

Who says dreams don't come true. Barcelona are now in Qatar, ahead of a mid-season friendly with Al-Ahli, just days before their derby with Espanyol. Despit...


British Man Sentenced In Trump Assassination Plot

Schiess told the judge that Sandford planned for more than a year to attack Trump, and considered using a rifle and a knife before deciding on a handgun. "I fee...


ISIS Renews Attacks On Palmyra In Attempt To Retake Historic City

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and the Palmyra Coordination group said IS militants fought their way into the town in a multi-pronged a...


Last Remaining Pearl Harbor Survivor in Tioga County Shares Dramatic Story

December 7, 1941, is, to those alive at that time, what September 11, 2001, is to numerous rest of us. Exactly 75 years ago Wednesday, in this very same place...


Changes Headed To EPA At National And Regional Levels

Pruitt, in a statement released by Trump's transition team, said Americans "are exhausted of seeing billions of dollars drained from our economy due to unne...


John Glenn, astronaut and senator, to lie in state in Ohio

As the first American to orbit the Earth, Glenn was an example to those who came after him not just for his bravery and scientific acumen but also for his faith...


Cathedral bombing kills 25

We condemn without reservation this cowardly attack, irrespective of the perpetrators. The blast shattered the church's glass windows and scattered pews throu...


Gambia president-elect demands Jammeh step down 'now'

He was even shown telephoning Mr Barrow saying "you are the elected president of Gambia and I wish you all the best". "With the statement from Jammeh (chall...


Bromley waiter Matt Terry is X Factor winner

The X Factor judge was pictured heading to Tape nightclub on Sunday night shortly after watching 23-year-old act Matt triumph on the 13th series of the ITV tale...


Senior Russian officer dies from wounds in Syria's Aleppo

Though the BBC spin on the victory of Syrian government troops over mostly al-Qaeda forces in Aleppo is predictably biased toward the rebels, even that Britis...


India, Indonesia emphasise zero tolerance to terror; favour cooperation

The launch of the direct air services between the two countries comes amid the state visit of the Indonesian President Joko Widodo to India. And, I am confident...


Guardiola defends tactics as City falter again

The diminutive striker looked back to last season's best, making a nuisance of himself and worrying defenders with his pace and movement. They [Leicester] play ...


Trump rejects intel, lawmakers vow probe of Russia hacking

Trump's efforts to play down the importance of the daily intelligence briefings and his statement about political motivations of the CIA's conclusion on Russian...


Perry ruled out against Seattle with hand injury

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, however, doesn't see it that way. "I don't know the specifics of how long they think it's going to be, but I know talking w...


Donald Trump Chooses Walter White To Lead DEA In Perfect 'SNL' Skit

The topic is Trump's cabinet choices and his former campaign manager and senior adviser Kellyanne Conway (played by Kate McKinnon ) is the guest star. "They ar...


Garth Brooks in Talks to Play at Donald Trump's Inauguration

The Presidential Inaugural Committee on Friday put out new details about its plans for the president-elect's inauguration, which will take place January 20. Ask...


AWCON: SERAP drags FG, NFF to United Nations over discriminatory

Mr. Dalung, who spoke to State House correspondents on Thursday, said the Federal Government did not expect the Super Falcons to win the football tournament...


S. Korean president faces possible last day in power

South Korean parliament on Thursday (8 December) introduced a bill to impeach President Park Geun-hye , setting in motion a vote on whether or not to suspend h...


Judge to hold hearing on stopping Wisconsin recount

It was Goldsmith's midnight ruling Monday that started the recount in MI. Goldsmith's order started the recount this week. Officials said that the recount i...


Magnitude Earthquake Jolted Solomon Islands

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre initially denied a Tsunami threat, but later warned of waves up to 0.3 metres along the coasts of Australia, Fiji, Kiribati, ...


Trump team challenges intel on Russian election influence

American intelligence agencies have concluded with "high confidence" that Russian Federation acted covertly in the latter stages of the presidential campaign to...


China Flies Nuclear-Capable Bomber In South China Sea After Trump Taiwan Call

Much to China's dismay, a mere phone call between Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen and US President-elect Donald Trump has suddenly put Taiwan's fragile politica...


Will reveal everything about demonetisation 'scam': Rahul Gandhi

Both the houses of Parliament saw another day of stand-off on Friday, with both Opposition and Treasury members resorting to protest in Lok Sabha, leading to th...


At least 20 hurt in Istanbul stadium blast

There were reports that a second explosion was heard, but they remain unconfirmed. Witnesses said police were deployed and had cordoned off the area as smoke ...


PM Modi leaves for Chennai to pay tributes to Jayalalithaa

Jayalalithaa's body was first taken to her Poes Garden residence from Apollo Hospital, and from there was moved to Chennai's Rajaji Hall, draped in the nation...


Oil tops $55 for first time in 16 months

Stocks at the Cushing, Oklahoma, delivery hub for USA crude futures, however, increased by a hefty 3.8 million barrels last week, the most since 2009, the data ...


Focus of recount effort shifts to Michigan, Pennsylvania

In Michigan, where Trump was certified the victor only last week , the situation proved to be a bit more complicated: Stein requested a recount there - only ...


YouTube Rewind: Watch a 'retrospective' of top 10 viral videos of 2016

For this year, YouTube Rewind may hold some surprises for the casual YouTube viewer. If hundreds of years from now, future generations stumbled upon YouTub...


Belarus urges to restore viability of conventional arms control in Europe

Lavrov then reiterated that Western military policies in the Middle East and North Africa had also caused destabilization and conflict in those regions, trigger...


Paris bans half of cars to tackle new peak of pollution

Only drivers with even-numbered license plates were allowed to drive Tuesday, while Wednesday was limited to odd-numbered license plates only. Paris officia...


Trump Continues 'Thank You' Tour With Rally Tonight

Trump thanked the people of North Carolina for delivering him a win on election day and gave a special thank you to military families and veterans in North Caro...


Warner stars with ton as Australia thrash Kiwis

Australian retained the line-up who belted New Zealand three days ago in Canberra to secure the series win. He was involved in partnerships with George Bail...


Ghana president, longtime opposition leader face off in vote

In the final days of the campaign, Mahama, who is 58, flexed his significant resources to reach as many battleground regions as possible where he inaugurated bl...


Cubans line streets as Fidel Castro's ashes begin journey

Global friends and admirers of Fidel Castro were in Havana on Tuesday to pay their last respects to the leader of Cuba's revolution. The United States only ...


Former astronaut, US Sen. John Glenn is hospitalized in Ohio

Former U.S. senator and NASA astronaut John Glenn has been hospitalized in central OH, officials said Wednesday . Glenn's name is also synonymous with Ohio...


Obama to deliver speech defending his counterterrorism fight

While his action plan toward undocumented immigrants now in the U.S. remain unclear, Trump told TIME that he still intends to enforce a strict immigration pol...


White House questions wisdom of Trump call with Taiwan

I don't think so!", Xinhua news reported. Lu, however, was very cautious and guarded in getting drawn into the twitter fight with Trump over his latest twee...


Mistrial in SC police killing of black man

A bystander's cellphone video , which begins seconds before Slager started shooting, shows Scott fleeing as Slager fires eight shots. But a SC jury was unabl...


Syrian army retakes Aleppo's old city as rebels discuss exit

Activists with the Aleppo Media Center said some parts "fell by default because the rebel fighters withdrew". Over the weekend, the Syrian army backed by th...


Georgia police officer killed, second wounded in shooting near university

There is a $30,000 reward for the information that will lead to Lembrick's arrest. He responded to the call at the same time officer Jody Smith of Georgia South...


Survivor describes slayings at black church

The second part of the trial is the penalty phase. As the trial began at the J. Waties Waring Judicial Center, lawyers warned jurors to brace themselves for a...


Army-Mamata standoff: Bengal BJP to file suit against TMC supremo

Army doesn't collect toll? "We have never seen such arrogance (by the Centre)". She said she had great respect for the army, but was "sad" in the manner in ...


Thousands flee as Syrian army pushes into east Aleppo

The unrelenting ground and air assault on eastern Aleppo by the regime threatens to snuff out the most important urban centre of the revolt against Assad. Unite...


12 killed in shelling of government-held Aleppo

Assad indicated that developments in the fighting over the past year led to "the results we see today", it said. BEIRUT-Syrian rebels in Aleppo called Wednesd...