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SC junks plea for probe against PM

A bench of Justices Arun Mishra and Amitava Roy rejected applications moved by NGO Common Cause, which had sought criminal investigations into the alleged recov...


North Korea missile threat: United States couldn't intercept Kim's ICBM

Former U.S. officials and other experts have said the United States essentially had two options when it came to trying to curb North Korea's fast-expanding nu...


Good Question: What Is The Process For Confirming Cabinet Picks?

After the election of Mr Obama , Mr McConnell, then the Senate minority leader, wrote to his Democrat counterpart demanding "the Office of Government Ethics le...


Strike brings more rail misery for London commuters

Meanwhile, it is back to business for London Underground. I am exhausted of them coming home late every night because of the rail strikes. Labour leader Jerem...


Wal-Mart plans to cut hundreds of jobs by January end

The company's quarterly performance represents an optimistic momentum of 0.6 percent, with a surge of 3.41 percent in the stock price over the last one month. L...


USA sanctions five Russian officials over human rights violations

The sanctions were part of the so-called Magnitsky Act , the list of personal sanctions imposed by the USA on several dozen Russian citizens allegedly involved...


California Man Charged in Shooting of US Consular Officer in Mexico

Zafar was subsequently detained by Mexican authorities. A State Department official said they are working with Mexican law enforcement on the case. U.S. The U...


Russian Federation hacking report provided no evidence: Julian Assange

The report said Russian Federation also used state-funded propaganda and paid "trolls" to make nasty comments on social media services, although there was no ...


Dylann Roof is sentenced to death in SC church massacre

Capital punishment is only rarely meted out in federal cases, in part because violent crimes more typically are tried under state laws. "I have a right to ask...


Derrick Rose's AWOL Act Puts His Future With Knicks In Question

ESPN.com reports that Rose had a "family situation" and returned to Chicago, reaching team officials after initially missing the Knicks' loss. "I think som...


Kardashian's Insider Involved In Paris Robbery As 17 Suspects Arrested

Not all men: Three women were among those arrested, including one aged 65 who was picked up in the southern region of Gard, according to a source close to the ...


Canadian prime minister shuffles cabinet

The United States is Canada's largest trading partner. JPrime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with Foreign Affairs Minister Stephaen Dion at the North Atlant...


Hillary Clinton's Trip To The Theater Went Way Better Than Mike Pence's

An audience member and Clinton supporter told the Times that he became emotional at seeing the former secretary of state. Actress Patrice Covington said th...


McDonald's sells off China business for $2 billion

The royalty fees increase over time during the 20-year length of the agreement, the people said . Citic is a large conglomerate with interest in business...


Cristiano Ronaldo crowned as the player of the year

He won just about every trophy possible past year, leading Portugal to their first ever European Championship, Real Madrid to the Champions League trophy, and...


British foreign minister arrives in U.S. to meet Trump advisers

The foreign secretary will travel to Trump Tower to meet advisers including Steve Bannon, Mr Trump's chief strategist, Michael Flynn, his national security advi...


German Greens float sex prescriptions for disabled

The Green Party of Germany is hoping that sex can boost its falling fortunes. Writing in an article in the Welt am Sonntag newspaper, Scharfenberg said: "...


US Navy Forced To Fire Warning Shots At Iranian Ships, Again

Five or six Iranian patrol crafts approached the destroyer USS Mahan at high rates of speed, the officials said . There have been similar incidents between...


Oil Futures Drop as US Accelerates Production

In Iraq , OPEC's second-biggest producer, a record 3.51 million barrels per day (bpd) were exported from its port in Basra in December, officials said, althoug...


China Dec forex reserves fall less than expected to $3.011 trillion

The decline was smaller than the previous month's drop of $69.06 billion and was largely in line with analysts' expectations. That has left Chinese eager to g...


Death toll in Sinai attack rises to 12

According to the source, the checkpoint was attacked by a suicide bomber who drove into it in a vehicle packed with explosives. Three floors of a police stati...


Headquarters of Chechen Daesh Terrorists Seized in Mosul - Iraqi Military

A military spokesman Sabah al-Numan told media that counter-terrorism service forces were the closest they had been to the Tigris inside Mosul and closing in on...


Security forces kill jihadist suspects during fire fight in Riyadh

Soliman Fakeeh Hospital in Jeddah earlier on July 4, 2016, as well as the attack on a mosque used by Saudi special forces in the southern Saudi city of Abha on ...


Israeli diplomat threatens to kill United Kingdom minister, MPs

Strizzolo is heard laughing and saying: " Well you know, if you look hard enough I'm sure that there is something that they're trying to hide ". But Alex Salm...


Iran's former president Rafsanjani dies aged 82

Mr Rafsanjani's mix of sly wit and reputation for cunning moves - both in politics and business - earned him a host of nicknames such as Akbar Shah, or Great Ki...


Islamic State claims responsiblity for auto bomb attack in Baghdad

Another 26 people were injured in the attack, which took place in the mainly Shiite Jamileh district, medical officials said. Another suicide bomber detonated...


Dimitrov beats Nishikori in Brisbane for first title since 2014

It was a disappointing result for Nishikori, who made the final here for the first time in six years of visits. Dimitrov defeated Kei Nishikori 6-2 2-6 6-3 ...


Turkish Forces Destroy 12 Daesh Targets in Northern Syria - General Staff

His remarks were echoed by Turkish Defense Minister Fikri Isik, who said that the lack of USA air support for Turkeys operation in al-Bab “raises questions” ab...


Australia completes series sweep of Pakistan

On being questioned about his retirement "I will go home and think about it". What adds insult to the injury of Pakistan is the fact that Sydney's defeat wa...


USA official shot in front of consulate in Mexico

The shooting left a bullet impact on the auto window while the official is seen opening his door. Surveillance video of Friday's attack shows the suspect trai...


UK's May to visit Trump in weeks following inauguration

In December the PM's joint chiefs of staff, Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill, travelled to the U.S. to build links with the incoming president's team. "This was pa...


Why Everyone Is Talking About Princess Diana's Unseen Letters About Prince Harry

She also described how she and Prince Charles reacted to Harry's birth: "The reaction to one tiny person's birth has totally overwhelmed us and I can hardly bre...


Democratic congressman contests Alabama's Electoral College vote alleging Russian Federation interfered

But whether or not suspected Russian hacking of the Democratic National Committee influenced the 2016 election isn't the only hotly contested debate on the Hill...


Former CIA chief leaves Trump transition team

But he insisted in an interview with CNN's Erin Burnett that the move had nothing to do with his comments on Russian Federation, only that he wanted to avoid ...


FA Cup: Rooney Equals Charlton Record As United Spank Reading

The Manchester United captain reached the impressive milestone after he managed to knee home Juan Mata's cross to give Manchester United a 1-0 lead in t...


Florida AG Pam Bondi Has Job Under Trump

When asked for comment by the Tampa Bay Times , Bondi said "I'd never discuss anything confidential". A spokesman says he does not know the source of the rumor...


At least 43 die in blast in Syrian border town

According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, the blast was caused by a rigged fuel tanker and severely injured dozens of people. The Azaz Media centr...


Tilikum, a SeaWorld Killer Whale Featured in 'Blackfish,' Has Died

In March 2016, SeaWorld announced that Tilikum was lethargic and seemed to be deteriorating , but his condition improved. The orca featured prominently i...


Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer warns Trump on Supreme Court pick

Schumer his party's "head clown ". The cynicism here is breathtaking. "Just look at the a year ago". To be clear, McConnell's rhetoric here was disingenu...


5 killed in Ft. Lauderdale airport shooting; suspect in custody

Sen. Bill Nelson identified the shooter as Esteban Santiago , who was carrying a military ID. The city's mayor has said a lone gunman was responsible for t...


Trump Could Ask Congress, Not Mexico, To Pay For His Wall Project

Disputing the feasibility of one of President-elect Donald Trump's best-known campaign promises, outgoing Secretary of State John Kerry said today he doesn't ...


At least 33 dead in prison riot in Brazil, state media says

No firearms have been found inside the prison so far. He also announced measures to fight the chaos in the Brazilian prison system. "The scene is awful", said...


Korea regrets Japan's suspension of talks on currency swap deal

The five-foot-tall statue is of a South Korean girl, seated, and meant to represent the thousands of women from that country, and others in Asia, who were force...


Acid test for Netaji as Akhilesh wields SP majority

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and controversially-appointed Samajwadi Party National President Akhilesh Yadav has reportedly directed banks to freeze the party...


No Jeb At Trump's Inauguration

In the past, new administrations have granted extensions to ambassadors on a case-by-case basis, especially those who have school-going children, for weeks or m...


Another Chibok girl found with baby

While the group of 21 freed girls were able to see their families in Chibok over Christmas, they were not allowed to return to their family homes, instead havin...


Economy Watch: US Economy Creates 156K Jobs in December

Average wages increased by 10 cents and now sit at $26.00 for the month of October. "Hourly earnings up 2.9 percent on a year over year basis". This mar...


Brazil state governor calls for war on drug gangs after massacre

He added that police were able to catch 40 of the escapees but provided no further details about the total number of escaped convicts. The riot led to the b...


Jose Mourinho mocks Chelsea ahead of Spurs clash

I wouldn't even be happy with yellow because they both went in for the ball. "The more times I see it, it was the other way around - it was Jones who made the m...


At impeachment trial, Park accused of violating S Korea's Constitution

Choi too has contested the corruption charges leveled against her and denied any conspiracy between her and the president. Parliament voted on December 9 to i...