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Salt Lake County resident becomes first Zika-related death in continental US

The cause of death is unknown and the unnamed resident had an underlying health condition , according to the Salt Lake County Health Department . After a ...


Utah resident is first Zika-related death in continental U.S.

The funds will also be used to track pregnant women who tested positive for Zika to monitor their babies for microcephaly , the devastating birth defect that...


Penalty costs Rosberg second at Silverstone

So this makes the driver's championship even more interesting with Hamilton one point behind Nico Rosberg now. It was a statement of intent and one which would ...


Andy Murray wins his 2nd Wimbledon title, beating Milos Raonic

This was Murray's 11th appearance in a Grand Slam final, but the first one he has played against an opponent not named Novak Djokovic or Roger Federer. "But the...


Pistorius jailed for six years for murdering girlfriend

The conviction was overturned Wednesday and upgraded to murder , and now Pistorius is headed to prison to serve a six-year sentence, according to TMZ Sports...


Chilcot Report, and Blair's Response, Unlikely to Change Minds on Iraq War

It's been seven years since the British ended operations in Iraq, and since that time an inquiry has been trying to determine whether the war was necessary, rep...


Liverpool city centre Black Lives Matter protest postponed

The Black Lives Matter movement isn't backing down, despite concerns about a backlash after the killings of five police officers by a black sniper in Dallas. ...


Australia's PM Malcolm Turnbull declares victory in federal election

The ruling coalition promised tax cuts for companies but higher taxes for those earning AUD$250,000 ($189,250) or more. 'This is a great day'. Doubts have b...


Obama says activists who attack police hurt Black Lives Matter cause

The deaths have fomented unrest from Ferguson, Missouri, to Baltimore and heightened calls for greater accountability of police, particularly in the urban, majo...


Protests against cop-involved shootings take place statewide

Similar questions have been raised by global terrorist organizations such as the Islamic State group: How is the network encouraging and directing attacks? The ...


GOP Mega-Donor Warns Trump Would Cause 'Widespread Global Depression'

A Donald Trump presidency would wreck the U.S. economy, and his trade policies would cause a negative global economic event. Trump has since launched an onlin...


Protesters demand Baton Rouge Mayor resign

Edwards said hundreds have marched around the city, with only one injury to an officer and mostly misdemeanor arrests . A booking record from the East Baton ...


N Korea says USA sanctions on leader 'a declaration of war'

And it said that all diplomatic channels between the US and North Korea would be "cut off at once in case the USA refuses to accept our demand". U.S. officials ...


Anonymous threat puts Dallas police department on lockdown

The Dallas police headquarters are in lockdown after an anonymous threat was received. The search came as visitors were dropping by the headquarters to pay ...


Japan ruling bloc wins landslide in upper house - exit polls

Japan's ruling coalition swept to victory in key parliamentary elections Sunday, setting the stage for potential revision of the country's post-World War II pa...


Dhaka attackers defy the norm

The man's friends and police said one of the attackers was a student in the same department at the university where the man taught. It is unclear how he died an...


Louis-Area Officer Shot in Traffic Stop Identified

A local police officer was shot at 11 a.m. local time in Missouri near St. Louis while he conducted a Friday traffic stop, WND reported. The victim, who p...


Renewed fighting breaks out across South Sudan capital

Forces loyal to Vice President Riek Machar said his residence was attacked by President Salva Kiir's troops, according to Reuters news agency. "It invol...


After Dallas shooting, neighbors of suspect in disbelief

His comments, on the side of a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Warsaw, echoed those earlier of Vice-President Joe Biden, who said Americans had a...


Zimbabwe government workers union calls immediate strike

Zimbabwe police fired warning shots and teargas as a protest strike against President Robert Mugabe's economic policies gripped the country on Wednesday, closin...


Black Lives Matter Activist DeRay Mckesson Arrested

Activist Brittany Packett, who was with Mckesson, said in an email that he was on the highway shoulder when "multiple police crossed onto the shoulder, tackling...


Japan's Ruling Bloc Wins Landslide In Upper House Election - Exit Polls

Some voters who cast a ballot for Abe's LDP said they wanted the same. "Just saying "yes" or "no" to changing the constitution doesn't mean much", he said. "As ...


Government lawmaker claims victory in close Australia vote

Electoral officials are counting 1.5 million postal and absentee votes that will be crucial to the result of Saturday's poll, which saw a swing against Turnbull...


Mortar Attacks by Takfiri Militants Kill over 25 in Syria's Aleppo

The Syrian government forces on Wednesday announced a 72-hour ceasefire, which was supposed to cover the three days of the Muslim Eid holiday. However, violence...


Tom Watson set for union talks in bid to end Corbyn impasse

It comes after Mr Corbyn released a Facebook video with a message for rebel MPs that it was his responsibility to "carry on" as leader. Both Mr Watson and...


South Sudan 'back to war'

Hundreds of civilians were seen fleeing to the two United Nations bases located in Jebel and Tong Ping respectively, while others were running to the outskirt...


India says considering giving Tanzania $500 million loan for water projects

Modi, who arrived in Tanzania yesterday as part of his four-nation Africa tour aimed at enhancing ties with the continent, particularly in the economic sphere, ...


Peters: Chilcot report shows NZ must reconsider involvement in Iraq

In response Mr Howard donned Mr Blair "honourable" and "honest" and said he "genuinely held the views that he expressed and I had no reason to disbelieve him", ...


China leads opposition to India's NSG bid at post-dinner meet

On Friday, on the sidelines of the plenary meeting of the NSG, Wang stressed China considered it important to handle new memberships under a consensus and that ...


NATO allies commit around $1 bln/year to support Afghan forces

The Pentagon has budgeted $3.45 billion in annual USA funds to pay for the Afghan forces, with the Kabul government providing an additional sum of around $420 m...


Pence VP decision could scramble Indiana politics

Pence is expected to attend the rally, which would be the latest in a series of apparent auditions for Trump's vice presidential prospects. Governor Mike Penc...


Canada's men's basketball team drops Rio qualifier to France

The live streaming of the Canada v New Zealand will be avialable via Fiba.com or fans can check right here through the YouTube link below. With another soli...


Iran says it will continue its ballistic missile program

Washington should be committed to its obligations under the nuclear agreement which endorses the removal of sanctions, including allowing the sale of passenger ...


India, Tanzania sign 5 agreements during PM Modi visit

On Sunday, Modi will hold bilateral discussions with Tanzanian President John Magufuli in Dar-es-Salaam which will be followed by the signing of agreements. A...


Karachi: Julius Salik commiserates the loss of legendary philanthrapist Abdul Sattar Edhi

Rehmatullah Mosa Ghazi, Charge d'Affaires at the Afghanistan Embassy (R), greets Abdul Sattar Edhi , Pakistan social worker, at the Afghan embassy in Islamaba...


Fans gather for Wimbledon viewing party

Please allow a moment for the blog to load ... The pair split in March 2014, but it was with Lendl by his side that Murray won his two Grand Slam titles - th...


Murray and Raonic on serve in 2nd set in final

The Canadian's net play has been a revelation this tournament but Murray has so much more in his arsenal and there were no real alarms as he clinched the open...


Black Lives Matter activist arrested at Baton Rouge protest

A police spokesperson has since confirmed McKesson's arrest in an interview with The Advocate . The protesters were demonstrating against the shooting deat...


Caitlyn Jenner to attend Cleveland LGBT brunch during GOP convention

The spat, first reported by the Washington Post , began when Trump remarked that Flake had been critical of him in the past. Cruz certainly benefited fro...


Prakash Javadekar takes charge of HRD Ministry

Mr Javadekar said he would use his experience as a student leader to initiate "good dialogue" with students to prevent protests and clashes on campuses and he s...


Kenney will seek Alberta PC leadership

But the focus was on uniting the right. Mr. Kenney hopes to win the PC leadership race in March of 2017, negotiate a union with the Wildrose Party, then run f...


'Secret Life of Pets' fetches $103 million in opening days

Universal is backing the picture, which launched across 4,370 locations. Meanwhile, the other pets from Max and Duke's apartment building notice the two are...


United Kingdom opposition leader to face leadership challenge

Eagle announced her bid following the collapse of peace talks aimed at resolving the deep crisis surrounding Corbyn's leadership of the left-of-centre party. ...


Pakistanis take to Twitter to mourn death of philanthropist Abdul Sattar Eidhi

Among the attendees were President Mamnoon Hussein, army chief General Raheel Sharif, chiefs of the navy and air force, governors, chief ministers plus politica...


Peyton Manning: Pat Summitt was a great friend

She was still at it in 2000, when she was inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame. "It's just commendable as a person". Pat's competitive spirit, a...


Froome wearing yellow during 9th stage of Tour de France

It looked like it was all together over the top, but then Froome put in one last sneak attack right at the top there and I was thinking, 'Oh well. "The guys rod...


Japanese media exit polls: Ruling coalition heads to victory

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is projected to increase his majority in the Parliament's Upper House, election exit polls and early voting suggest Sunday,...


Australia's Labour opposition concedes election defeat

The need for Mr Turnbull to court the support of those outside his party saw him stress that he valued every parliamentarian's contribution, even though he had ...


Airstrikes hit ISIS convoys fleeing Fallujah, hundreds killed

Iraq's Joint Operations Command said the air force destroyed 96 vehicles and killed "a large group" of fighters on Wednesday and Thursday, while army aviation...


At Least 13 People Detained In Connection With Istanbul Airport Attack

The nationalities of the men arrested on Thursday were not immediately released. However, data published by the Soufan Group security consultants in December ...