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North Korea's sole ally China suspends coal imports for 2017

That may indicate it was in part a North Korean attempt to sow division between China and the United States, which has pressed Beijing to bring more pressure on Pyongyang, said Wang Dong, an expert on Northeast Asian geopolitics at Peking Universit...

Southern Californians are asking 'where's the rain?' Be patient

At higher elevations, particularly above 6,000 feet, heavy snow is expected. The threat level has been reduced for residents living near the dam, but Butte County officials on Wednesday advised those returning to their homes to "remain vigilant and...

Suspected Assassin of Kim Jong Un's Half-Brother Wore 'LOL' Shirt

Malaysia started an autopsy Wednesday to determine the cause of death. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because the case involves sensitive diplomacy. He later said he was trying to bring his family to Tokyo Disneyland. "We are still look...

Burlington Coat Factory Pulls Down Ivanka's Fashion Line From Website

Maxx and Marshalls have removed the trademark from their main selling websites and showed its products in the reductions departments. It was revealed by Slice's Marketing and Communications Manager, Taylor Stanton that Ivanka's brand had great sa...

North Korea agents believed behind murder of leader's half-brother: United States source

The half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has reportedly been assassinated in Malaysia, South Korean media and Malaysian police say. He said the man held a North Korean passport but "we do not know his identity". Like his half brother, ...

Kenyan doctors jailed for not ending strike

It was to give doctors a 150-180 percent pay rise on basic salaries; review their working conditions, job structures and criteria for promotions; and address under-staffing in state hospitals. "This is the most corrupt government we have in history",...

Tragedy as 32 tourists die in Taiwan

It was taking tourists back from a trip to see cherry blossoms when it crashed, Taipei city Deputy Mayor Teng Chia-ji said. The fire department told Reuters that area hospitals were treating 12 people injured in the crash. "The whole frame of the b...

Kailash Satyarthi's Nobel Peace Prize theft: Replica recovered, 3 arrested

According to sources, the nobel citation is however yet to be recovered. The police have arrested the three accused brothers namely Rajan, Sunil and Vinod from their usual hideouts. Expressing hope that the citation will be recovered soon, child ri...

Turkish-backed Syrian Rebels Push into IS-held City

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday that Turkey's ultimate goal in its military operation in northern Syria is not the town of al-Bab alone but clearing the region of terrorism. Two rebel officials accused government forces of pro...

Twist in Rangers manager saga as Mark Warburton 'denies' resigning

It soon became apparent that Warburton had in fact left his post after a week of behind the scenes drama involving resignations, cancelled resignations and a vacant manager position at Nottingham Forest. "It's been so confusing and it really has been...

Trump says Israel should be 'reasonable' in peace process

He added: "Every time you take land for settlements, there is less land left". But we are looking at that, and we are looking at some other options we'll see. He also said he would move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem , a controversial de...

Sean Spicer defends United States raid in Yemen as "absolutely a success"

Spicer's comments clash with an NBC report that the raid meant to take out al Qaeda in the Arab Peninsula's leader Qassim Al-Rimi, who survived the raid and later mocked Trump on an audio recording. The extremists' base had been identified as a tar...

USA 'committed' to Iran nuclear deal — European Union leader

He made the remarks in response to a question about Iran's response to US President-elect Donald Trump who has threatened to either scrap the agreement or renegotiate it and seek a better deal. "But I don't know if this is going to be a consolidated ...

Melania Trump revives suit against escort allegations

Melania Trump had a "once in a lifetime opportunity" to launch a brand whose product categories would have included "apparel, accessories, shoes, jewelry, cosmetics, hair care, skin care and fragrance". Harder is the same attorney who successfully r...

Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo Elected President Of Somalia

Thousands of Somalis fired guns in the air, cheered atop military vehicles and slaughtered camels on Thursday to celebrate the election of anti-corruption campaigner Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed as president. Over the years, the Hawiye clan became entre...

Hideki Matsuyama wins another playoff in Arizona

Matsuyama had his chances to seize the win in regulation, but it went to a playoff when his 20-foot putt at the 72nd hole stopped inches short. Matsuyama closed with a 5-under 66, parring the final three holes to match Simpson at 17-under 267.

Arrest made in Karina Vetrano case, helped by DNA evidence, NYPD says

The victim, 30-year-old Karina Vetrano , told her father, a retired NY firefighter, that she was going out for a run August 2, and never returned home, according to multiple media reports. Vetrano disappeared on August 2 near her Howard Beach home...

What do we know about the Louvre shooter?

The man was armed with at least one machete and carrying two briefcases as he attempted to enter the museum's shopping center. The Louvre Museum has reopened its doors to the public less than 24 hours after four French soldiers were attacked with...

Philippines' Duterte Ends Cease-fire With Communist Rebels

The President, however, wanted to lift the government ceasefire as of Thursday night. The president said that it was "pointless to continue with the ceasefire.it will not produce anything". No more ceasefire from both the government and the NPA. ...

Government white paper on Brexit strategy to be published on Thursday

Ex Labour Party leader Ed Miliband , said he would vote for the bill, if it wasn't for his major concerns over Britain's future after Brexit, focusing on the foreign affairs impact, particularly with then new USA administration: "I can go along with...

Leading historian accuses White House of anti-Semitism

The Trump administration statement on Holocaust Memorial Day displayed a total lack of understanding of this terrible period in history. "The Holocaust was undoubtedly a systematic attempt to annihilate the Jewish people, and the failure to acknowled...

Tillerson's Nomination Puts Both Russia and the U.S. 'in a Safer Place'

Tillerson was approved 56 to 43 , with three Democrats and one Independent joining Republicans in approval. Although many Democrats - including Schumer - will oppose Tillerson, they'll need at least several Republicans to join them to derail...

US, S. Korea reaffirm Thaad deployment plan

In a rally in Seoul yesterday, anti-war activists protested against Mr Mattis' visit and denounced the planned deployment of Thaad. South Korea is the first official visit for Mattis, who met with Seoul's national security chief Kim Kwan-jin an...

Rahul's first rally with Akhilesh in Agra February 3

The running feud between the two factions in the SP is expected to form a key element in the UP Elections 2017. "We told the Chief Minister (Akhilesh Yadav) take everything including the right to distribute tickets but let Netaji remain the National ...

George HW Bush discharged from hospital after pneumonia

After he was extubated, he worked with physical therapists to regain strength. The statement also paid tribute to the "world-class care that both his doctors and nurses provided". W. Bush wanted to thank hospital and all his well-wishers. They were...

Philippines suspends drugs war to clean up police force

Heavily armed officers of the police Anti-Illegal Drugs Group burst into the home of South Korean businessman Jee Ick-joo in Angeles City, 80 kilometres north of Manila, as the bodies of drugs suspects were piling up in funeral parlours across the is...

Trump orders strategy within 30 days for IS defeat

Mr. Trump is expected to sign executive action as soon as Saturday for the new strategy against the Islamic State, which is also as ISIS or ISIL. At times , he sharply criticized the generals he now commands, but he also said he would give them a mo...

Chinese New Year Traditions That Define The Week Of Celebration

Legend spoke of the wild beast Nian (which also is the word for "year") that appeared at the end of each year, attacking and killing villagers". With the Chinese New Year being the biggest annual celebration for the Chinese community, Lai said ...

Knights of Malta head quits over Vatican condom row

It followed revelations that the Knights' charity branch had distributed thousands of condoms in Myanmar and the order's grand chancellor was sacked. Although the Pope may not officially have jurisdiction over the Order, Festing chose to accept the...

RIP Mary Tyler Moore (1936 - 2017): Where To Stream Her Greatest Hits

Many classic series don't age well after several decades; but Moore and The Mary Tyler Moore Show still hold up today. Moore was born December 29, 1936, in Brooklyn, New York, to George Tyler Moore and Marjorie Hackett Moore. "He apologized", tel...

Russia, Iran and Turkey agree to enforce shaky Syria truce

The agreement stressed that any talks on a political settlement will take place under the auspices of the United Nations in Geneva, in accordance with an existing peace process mandated by U.N. "We think that the USA leadership will take the right de...

Russian Federation announces joint airstrikes with USA in Syria, DoD denies claim

Earlier in the day, the Russian Defense Ministry said that the United States provided Daesh coordinates for Russia-coalition airstrikes on Daesh positions in Syria. It said on Monday that two Russian warplanes and two aircraft of the US-led coaliti...

Mexico's Pena Nieto, Trump speak by phone, to meet January 31

He also expressed interest in working on "an agenda that benefits both countries, with a focus on respect for the sovereignty of both nations and shared responsibility". This month, Ford canceled a planned $1.6 billion factory in Mexico, saying it wo...

Oklahoma's Cost of Affordable Care Act Repeal: 23000 Jobs, $13 Billion

Republicans plan to turn control of Medicaid over to the states as part of their replacement for the Affordable Care Act, according to an adviser to President Donald Trump. When the law was passed here, I had no health insurance. In the wake of s...

Valls and Hamon advance in French primary

The pair with the most votes will advance to a run-off on 29 January. Either way, opinion polls indicate that no Socialist candidate has much chance of getting beyond the first round of the election in April-May after five years of unpopular rule b...

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Utah police: Teen murder victim was on phone with mom during attack

Baleigh Bagshaw (left) was found dead inside her Utah home on Monday. Once the phone went dead, Bagshaw's mother contacted a neighbor as well as police . "She was really sweet",...

Federal Geologists: Hawaii Volcano Could Have Explosive Eruption

Explosive eruptions could kick off if the lava lake in Kilauea's crater falls to the level of groundwater, causing an influx of water to create steam-driven explosions, the USGS sa...

Chinese president Xi Jinping meets North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

By having Kim, or a high-level official, visit for the carrier launch, China may be trying to re-assert themselves in the North Korea conversation. Xi hosted a welcome banquet ...

Elon Musk Challenges Warren Buffet's Candy Empire With Cryptocandy

During a recent Berkshire Hathaway shareholder meeting , he responded to Musk's comments about moats , claiming that "there are some pretty good moats around". See's sweets ,...

'Avengers: Infinity War' becomes fastest film to earn $1 billion globally

Domestically, the film took in another US$112 million - the second biggest second weekend ever, behind Star Wars: The Force Awakens - and has now made US$450 million in the Uni...

Political stalemate. Tories and Labour deadlocked

As results from town hall across the country poured in Friday, it was clear Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives did not suffer any serious damage. Guardian columnist Owe...

Azkals draw Korea, China, Kyrgyz Republic in 2019 AFC Asian Cup

Serbian tactician Milovan Rajevac, who took Ghana to the quarterfinals of the 2010 World Cup was appointed in April 2017 to lead the South-east nation's charge in UAE. The other ...

Russian police arrest opposition leader Alexei Navalny

Police warned it would use force and "impact munition" to disperse the rally. A group that monitors political repression in Russian Federation says more than 350 people have bee...

PM Modi promises Netravati-Hemavathi rivers linking project for eight districts' farmers

Earlier on Friday, BJP's Chief Ministerial candidate B.S.Yedyurappa released the BJP manifesto in Bengaluru . He said that a talented pool of youngsters in Karnataka made this c...

As Trade Talks With China Open, President Trump Praises President Xi

Differences over trade policy and market access have been a persistent concern for the United States and other foreign investors in China. The president has long complained of wh...

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MASSIVE explosion in London - up to 30 injured

MASSIVE explosion in London - up to 30 injured

Some ultra-Orthodox Jews oppose the use of smartphones, deeming them risky and spiritually harmful, and Yeshiva World News said the rabbi had made a speech about the issue befor...

Bodycam footage of police breaching Las Vegas shooter's room is released

Bodycam footage of police breaching Las Vegas shooter's room is released

One officer identifies a surveillance camera Paddock had set up in front of the door. This photo from police officer video body camera footage on October 1, 2017, provided by th...

White House warns China on growing militarization in South China Sea

White House warns China on growing militarization in South China Sea

China , Brunei , Malaysia , the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam all have overlapping claims in the region. A Pentagon official speaking to United States media said that ...

May set to avoid London wipeout in local elections

May set to avoid London wipeout in local elections

The rest are being counted during the day on Friday with results expected during the afternoon. And in more than 100 council areas, also mostly urban, a third of the seats are be...

Doctor: Trump Dictated Letter Attesting To His 'Extraordinary' Health

Doctor: Trump Dictated Letter Attesting To His 'Extraordinary' Health

President Trump's longtime personal physician said Tuesday it was Mr. Trump himself who dictated a 2015 letter saying Mr. Trump would be the "healthiest individual ever elected...