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IS kills 14 Turkish troops in Syria

The militants used suicide bombers and vehicle bombs, Reuters reported. Similar Turkish air raids had killed seven civilians in al-Bab on Wednesday. The Syria...


UN Creates Body To Prepare Syrian War Crimes Cases Over Russian Objections

Liechtenstein's Ambassador Christian Wenaweser said the new United Nations panel would gather evidence and ensure the files are "trial-ready for the moment wh...


Former NRL Player Chad Robinson Found Dead

Electricity workers discovered the body and police said there were no suspicious circumstances. A post-mortem examination will be undertaken to determine exac...


Snowden still has contacts with Russian intelligence: US House report

Snowden immediately began denouncing the report on Twitter, saying its core claims were made "without evidence" and that it established nothing worse than he m...


Jammeh describes meeting with Buhari as formality, insists on not stepping down

On Dec. 9, he reversed his position and said he would challenge in the country's Supreme Court the results of an election he said was riddled with irregularitie...


Indonesian police find bombs, kill 3 suspected militants

An attack in the capital Jakarta in January by IS sympathizers left eight people dead, including the attackers. The Australian government's advice to travel...


Aleppo girl whose tweets touched world safe after evacuation

Bana Alabed the seven-year-old Syrian girl who captured the imagination of Western media with her appeals from inside besieged Aleppo has met Turkey's president...


Van filled with gas cylinders crashes into Australian Christian lobby headquarters

He said the Christian Lobby had received multiple death threats and threats of violence through out the year. Shelton also tweeted out a picture of the decimate...


Monte dei Paschi to Receive Bailout

Monte dei Paschi has been struggling over the past few days to raise €5 billion in capital through a debt-for-equity swap and share placement, with time set to ...


Dreaming of a white Christmas?

The Met Office already has amber weather warnings in force for the wind, which could gust up to 90mph across western and northern Scotland, before Barbara cle...


Paul's to hold traditional Christmas Eve service

Christmas Day Masses will be at 8 and 10:30 a.m. Millers Creek United Methodist Church, located on N.C. 16 North, will have a candlelight communion service, c...


Defense Dept: China Gives Back Underwater Drone

Thank you! " Trump tweeted on December 2. "The UUV belonged to US Navy, it was operating in global waters", Kirby said . In line with the establishment of U....


Taliban releases new video of hostage from Pennsylvania and family

An American citizen and her Canadian husband seen clutching two young children both born in captivity, pleading with President Obama to secure their release bef...


Trump sons selling post-inauguration access and private hunting trip for $1M

The event will be held January 21, the day after inauguration, at Washington, D.C.'s Walter E. Washington Convention Center. The event certainly seems like the ...


'Terrible tragedy': 41 Russians die of alcohol poisoning after drinking bath lotion

Authorities said the product contained methanol and carried a label warning it as unsuitable for consumption, but the mixture was nonetheless "consumed like a...


Drug war not aimed at 'poor, innocent, hapless individuals'--Palace

Duterte's drugs war received an "excellent" mark from an overwhelming majority of respondents, a rating determined by deducting the eight percent of respondents...


Russian ambassador to Turkey killed in gun attack

Isik also noted that he had arrived in Moscow only that morning because he had to "look into what happened yesterday and ensure that a thorough investigation is...


Australian investigators say search area for Flight MH370 should be expanded

Three search vessels have nearly finished scouring 120,000sq km of seafloor where it was believed MH370 had crashed in March 2014 with 239 passengers and crew...


Man responsible for Berlin attack may still be on the loose

Germany's chancellor - who took an vast risk by allowing in almost one million refugees into her country - said it would be "particularly sickening" if the at...


Nine Dead After Truck Crashes Into Berlin Christmas Market

Many police officers are on the spot for investigation, police said. Federal prosecutors "handle terrorism cases", The Associated Press reported, though author...


Duterte says he won't impose anything on China

Those are people who dared to fight the law. We will never fight with Russian Federation. The US moved to withhold it's poverty aid to the Philippines followi...


Which Electoral College observer watching Trump seal the deal are you?

Ray Hess, a retiree from St. Paul, said no matter how the election turned out, said he was honored that his fellow Democrats picked him to vote in the Elector...


Army Chief's appointment is sole prerogative of govt: MoD sources

The appointment of COAS is based on making a selection from a panel of officers in rank of Army Commanders, justifying Gen Bipin Rawat's selection. Similarly,...


Light snow and plunging temperatures with subzero wind chills

The advisory for Sunday afternoon through Monday morning includes most areas along and North of I-80. Wind Chill is the Weather Buzz Word for your Sunday. Sou...


Evacuation halted in Aleppo after emergence of conflicting reports create confusion

The channel's correspondent, speaking from Aleppo, said Saturday that the main condition for the Aleppo evacuation to resume is for residents of Foua and Kfarya...


Hamas mourns killing of group's drone expert

It did not give further details, but said it was "determined to protect all Tunisian citizens and to pursue those guilty of carrying out assassination inside ...


SNL uses Donald Trump news to take another 'Deflategate' shot at Patriots

But the pair's love-fest was cut short by the arrival of another key member of Trump's political cadre: Rex Tillerson, played by John Goodman. "All I know i...


Russian Federation to veto French draft United Nations resolution on Aleppo evacuation

Smoke rises from green government buses Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016, in Idlib province, Syria. A coalition of rebel groups disavowed the bus burning as a "reckless ...


Coalition strikes near Palmyra killed 38 Islamist militants: Monitor

The coalition airstrikes, which were carried out Thursday, destroyed 14 tanks, three artillery systems, two ISIS-held buildings, two tactical vehicles and an ai...


Cuba proposes to use rum to pay back Czech debt

Cuba is not, however, the first state to offer this kind of payment to the Czech Republic. The debt dates back to when both Cuba and then-Czechoslovakia were fi...


China Says It Will Return Seized US Underwater Drone In 'Appropriate' Way

The standoff began Thursday when a Chinese ship snatched the unmanned vehicle off the Philippine coast, in the midst of an effort by the USA survey ship Bowditc...


President invites Malaysian business community to invest in Sri Lanka

Prime Minister Razak had expressed Malaysia's readiness to invest in many spheres in Sri Lanka. Expressing his views the President said that his prime expecta...


'Attack on our country': Hillary blames Russian meddling for election loss

Mr. Obama said there's no doubt that Russia is responsible for the hacking, and that he told Russian President Vladimir Putin to "cut it out" when he met him in...


Sindhu to take on South Korea's Ji Hyun in semis

But Sindhu didn't let it slip away and staged a fine comeback to make it 7-7 before taking the lead briefly. Sindhu produced an energetic performance to...


Turkey's Erdogan blames Kurdish militants after auto bomb kills 13, wounds 56

Forty-eight soldiers were wounded in Saturday's attack in the central Anatolian city of Kayseri, the army said in a statement, adding that there could also be c...


Authorities regain control of HMP Birmingham after major disturbance

One prisoner is understood to have received a broken jaw during the disturbances, which spread across four wings. "While one of the officers was putting a pri...


Explosion heard in Aleppo close to where civilians are being evacuated

It is unclear how many people remain in eastern Aleppo, with tens of thousands fleeing to territory held by the government or Kurds in recent days but perhaps t...


Boy, 12, attempts to detonate bomb in Germany

According to German prosecutors, a 12-year-old boy - described as "German-Iraqi" - tried to detonate a bomb at a Christmas market in the German town of Ludwi...


Show Proof Of Hacking Or Stop Talking, Says Russia To US Government

His administration allowed the public " to make an assessment " by letting people know that " the Russians were responsible for hacking the DNC ", Obama said. A...


Warning for mums to be in South Texas over Zika virus

About 6 percent of those pregnancies resulted in defects in the fetus or baby. This is unlike rubella - another virus infamous for causing birth defects - where...


Bitter cold grips U.S. from Plains to New England

Temperatures in Boston are expected to be even worse, dropping to just two degrees Fahrenheit, which is right above the 1883 record, when the state experienced ...


Traces of explosives found on victims' remains from EgyptAir plane crash

The Airbus A320 plunged into the eastern Mediterranean en route from Paris to Cairo on May 19. Xinhua news agency quoted the Ministry as saying in a press rel...


Va. bill would prohibit abortions after 20 weeks

The new law makes OH the latest state this year to pass a 20-week ban on abortions, following Georgia and SC. The only exception is when continuing a pregnanc...


Hawaii jobless rate falls to 3 percent, marking 9-year-low

This year MA employers have added 67,200 jobs, with the strongest private sector growth occurring in construction , professional, scientific and business serv...


U.S. defense secretary in Israel as country gets F-35 jets

Meanwhile, President-elect Donald Trump has expressd concern over its exorbitant price saying it to be the most expensive military weapon systems in history. "B...


'Read my lips': Rahul says PM Modi is corrupt

Mocking the Congress vice president over his "personal corruption" jibe at Modi, Javadekar said Congress has become "commission agent" while the world has come ...


Dixons Carphone partner with SSE for connected home service

The group said that, while it had yet to see a knock to shopper confidence from the Brexit vote, it was planning for a more unsettled 2017 as European Union exi...


Two Alarm Fire Breaks Out at NYU Hospital Under Construction

Kimmel Pavilion in Manhattan on Wednesday, the department confirmed on Twitter . Images from the scene showed thick black smoke and flames rising from a roo...


Rijiju issue stalls Rajya Sabha

Amidst constant din, Kurien adjourned the House for the day. He accused the opposition parties including Congress of trying to derail the demonetization move....


Islamic State group claims deadly Cairo church bombing

On Monday, Egypt accused fugitive Muslim Brotherhood leaders who fled to Qatar of training and financing those responsible for the deadly bomb attack on the Sai...