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134 foreign policy experts condemn Trump travel ban

Trump's new order, which is set to take effect on March 16, temporarily blocks the issuance of new visas to citizens of six Muslim-majority countries, and it suspends the US refugee program. While Trump has cited national security concerns as the rea...

The Emirates FA Cup

I wanted to give them a chance to get their confidence back, that's why I retained 90 per cent of players from the starting line-up. "I've watched this game three times and our game was killed by the referee ". if he wins the league as long as he's ...

Everton Bash West Brom As Bournemouth, Hull Win

AND we'll also have a competition for a chance to win two tickets to the Republic of Ireland's sold out World Cup qualifier against Wales at the Aviva Stadium on Friday March 24th. Ron Jones and Brian Kerr will be in the commentary box at Goodison Pa...

NY-based Listeria Outbreak Kills Two

The recall is for all lots of Vulto Creamery's Ouleout, Miranda, Heinennellie and Willowemoc soft wash-rind raw milk cheeses, according to the recall notice on the Food and Drug Administration's website. The FDA found Ouleout lot number 617 p...

Consumers Energy mobile command unit working to restore power

Due to the unusually warm weather this winter, as well as significant rainfall, the ground is very soft and saturated. Gusts topped 80 miles per hour on Wednesday, bringing down trees and power lines. Details on the outages were unavailable mid-aft...

Syrian War Over? Assad Winning As US, Russia Join Forces Against Turkey

Ankara launched a military offensive into Syria in August previous year to push the IS away from its border and prevent the emergence of a Kurdish corridor. The United States is reportedly training its local partners, including the SDF, near Manbij t...

South Korean President Park Geun-hye Caught Up In Samsung Bribery Scandal

A constitutional court plans to announce in the morning whether to confirm the embattled leader's impeachment in December by the National Assembly - a decision that would remove her from office and perhaps lead to criminal prosecution. The state of a...

Poachers break into Paris zoo and kill a rhino for its horn

Poachers broke into a French zoo and murdered a beloved white rhinoceros, chainsawing its horn off, according to French investigators. Park director Thierry Duguet said the murderous attack was "unbelievable", adding: "Our fellow European park mana...

Vandalism reported at predominantly Jewish cemetery in Brooklyn

Assemblyman Dov Hikind, who represents the Borough Park neighborhood that is home to both the cemetery and one of New York City's largest Orthodox Jewish populations, posted photographs of the damage on his Twitter and Facebook page Saturday night....

Russian Federation and Syria say opposition trying to wreck peace talks

Moscow, he said, was "very active" in backing the United Nations peace process and Ankara and Tehran were also supportive. "It was first time we discussed in an acceptable depth the issues of the future of Syria and political transition".

US Crude Oil Production: Highest Level since March 2016

Russia's February oil output was unchanged from January at 11. 11 million barrels per day (bpd), energy ministry data showed , with cuts remaining at 100,000 bpd or just a third of the levels pledged by Moscow under the agreement with the Organiz...

LeEco might soon exit India, says report

The Economic Times , which first reported the layoffs , has spoken to LeEco and industry sources and concluded that the situation does indeed look grim for the company. We got over-extended in our global strategy. "At the same time, our capital and ...

More than 20 US strikes targeted Al-Qaida in Yemen: Pentagon

It was in central and mountainous Al Bayda province on January 29 that Owens, 36, of Peoria, Illinois, a member of Navy SEAL Team 6, was killed in what U.S. The operation has come under fire from some lawmakers and Owens's father, who has asked for a...

Nigeria says economy shrank 1.51 pct in Q4 2016

Economists say a surge in commodity prices over the past six to nine months is feeding through to the economy and setting the foundations for stronger growth in national income. "Real net national disposable income increased by 2.9% for the quarter",...

United States judge approves release of Orlando nightclub shooter's wife

No evidence of ties between Salman and the Islamic State have been found. Orlando Police Chief John Mina said in a statement he was " disappointed " by the decision but that he had " full faith that she will ultimately be brought to justice ".

Sights set for modest achievements in Syria talks

The talks could only begin if the government of Syria started talking seriously about "the real transitional process in Syria", Maslet told Reuters news agency. Gatilov said he would meet the opposition on Wednesday. The opposition has long distrus...

Top that - Scots are the most adventurous on Pancake Day

Cost is a donation to the Music Scholarship Fund. In the US, Pancake Day is known as "Mardi Gras", which means fatty Tuesday in French. You both dream big- You think you can recreate pancakes of the same quality as the ones you've seen in the a...

Authorities investigate killing of hippo at El Salvador zoo

Unfortunately the violence and homicide rate in El Salvador is extremely high, which sources relate to gang violence. Our thoughts remain with the people of El Salvador during this heartbreaking time. Metal and rock that should not have been ther...

Church plans Ash Wednesday drive-thru

Wednesday. The " Glitter Ash Wednesday" initiative was created by the NY faith-based organization "Parity". Some Chicago-area churches plan to provide ashes mixed with glitter on Ash Wednesday as a sign of support for the LGBTQ community, a change...

Kim Jong-nam Was Killed With Banned VX Nerve Agent

She thought she was taking part in a " Candid Camera "-style TV prank, she told cops". Aisyah, 25, has said previously that she was duped into the attack, but Malaysian police say she and the other female suspect, a Vietnamese woman who also is i...

Obama for French president? There's a petition for it.

Called "Obama17", the campaign's posters have sprung up across Paris , urging people to visit a website and sign a petition to persuade him to run. Now a petition is calling for an even bigger plot twist: the return of President Barack Obama.

Swedes Stumped By Swedish 'National Security Adviser' On Fox

According to public records, Mr Bildt was born as Nils Tolling, is the son of the Swedish Equestrian Federation chairman, and went by that name as recently as May. "They took in large numbers", Trump said. "Had I spent a year in prison, I would thi...

Deron Williams to sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday

The Cleveland Cavaliers haven't lost often this season, especially not recently, as they are a league-best 8-1 in the month of February. The Cavaliers are 4-19 without James since he returned to Cleveland in 2014, including 0-4 this season.

In South Africa: Crowds gather for anti-immigration march

There is growing tension in Pretoria as locals have charged against foreigners claiming they had taken over their jobs and left them unemployed. "Let us isolate those who commit such crimes and work with government to have them arrested, without st...

Joseph Wapner, who presided over The People's Court on TV, has died

He served in WWII and was awarded the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star while serving in the South Pacific in Cebu. The show became a touchpoint for pop culture. He later hosted two seasons of " Animal Court " in the late 1990s. He is survived by ...

AISA may move HC over cops' role in Ramjas incident

While Khalid was among the students charged with sedition in connection with an event at JNU previous year where anti-national slogans were allegedly raised, Shehla was instrumental in the movement against the students' arrest. "Their allegation is t...

Gas prices a factor in Manitoba inflation jump

Prices were up in seven of the CPI's eight major categories in the 12 months to January, with the transportation and shelter costs contributing the most to the year-over-year rise. The transportation index rose 6.3% in January in Canada on a year-ove...

Russian Federation appoints acting permanent representative to United Nations after Churkin's death

President Sirleaf said that Ambassador Churkin's tenacity and commitment to duty which distinguished him in the field of diplomacy, will inspire many others. and representatives of the United Nations secretariat were the first to sign the book. The...

Fifth-grader seeks math problem-solving help from local OH police department

Lena Draper wrote in a Facebook message to the Marion, Ohio Police Department . But he answered, " Do the numbers in the parentheses first so in essence it would be 37 x 15". "Order of operations. PEMDAS! ". The officer who stepped up to help also ...

Vandalism at St. Louis Jewish cemetery part of national trend

He said he has been communicating with the director of the cemetery who was going to send him an exact estimate of the damages, but hasn't received one yet. Governor of Missouri Eric Greitens is Jewish and condemned the attack, and called for volun...

Troops advance on western Mosul as Mattis holds talks

U.S. servicemen have come under fire while supporting Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) in the operation to liberate the city of Mosul from the Islamic State [Daesh] terror group (outlawed in Russia), Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman Col. Gen. Stephen ...

Bull captured after leading NYPD on chase through Queens has died

Video footage taken from a news helicopter showed the animal trotting down streets and onto lawns with a police vehicle in slow pursuit. Officials said the bull originally escaped from a slaughterhouse not too far away. Sadly, sources report ...

New Trump Memo Paves The Way For Mass Deportations

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly on Saturday signed sweeping guidelines giving federal authorities more power to aggressively detain and deport illegal immigrants, The Washington Post reports. The proposal has been included in a draft docum...

Libyan Red Crescent recovers 74 bodies in latest tragedy of Mediterranean crossing

The dead body of migrant is seen as other surviving migrants, who were on a boat which capsized on Wednesday, sit on a beach after policemen arrested them in Tripoli, Libya, January 4, 2017. Most leave from the stretch of Libyan coast between Tripoli...

Netanyahu Backs off New Settlement Pledge, Citing Trump

According to two former Obama administration officials, Kerry proposed regional recognition of Israel as a Jewish state - a key Netanyahu demand - alongside a renewal of peace talks with the Palestinians with the support of the Arab countries.

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S.Korea to announce joint military drill plan with United States before April

The simple Sino-Russian proposal, firmly rejected by Washington, seeks a simultaneous suspension of both nuclear tests by Pyongyang and the large-scale military exercises by Wa...

McConnell: Trump Should Back Romney for Senate

Those close to Romney say as senator he is less interested in direct combat with President Donald Trump than he once was and more interested in promoting Utah - though the ma...

Political experts rate Donald Trump worst president in United States history

He has a ways to go to catch Abe Lincoln, however, who finished at No. 1. In the ranking of the most successful American leaders, U.S. President Donald trump took the last plac...

Israeli Army Fires at Gaza Target After Device Explodes Near Border

These specific military targets belonging to the Hamas organization were attacked, Xinhua quoted a statement issued by the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF). Saturday's incident comes...

Auburn vs SC basketball

Auburn sophomore forward Anfernee McLemore will miss the rest of the season after suffering a serious injury to his left leg during Saturday's loss against SC . Freshman forward...

'Oxfam's next actions will be critical' says MP

Oxfam has said it will set up a commission to investigate past and present allegations of exploitation by staff. More than 1,000 direct debits to the charity were cancelled ove...

Ramaphosa to outline anti-corruption plans in SONA

FILE: Ramaphosa is congratulated by members of opposition parties. Ramaphosa thanked South Africans for their "patience and forbearance" in allowing the governing African Nat...

Mitt Romney Announces Utah Senate Run

Romney is the former governor of MA and was the Republican candidate for the 2012 presidential election. Orrin Hatch considered retirement, speculation grew that Romney - who re...

Korea fall to Sweden amid more unity displays

He said he was confident the sides would eventually get to the negotiating table, but if Kim wanted to talk "he's got to tell me he wants to talk". His administration's 2019 bu...

USA urges help for Iraq, extends $3 billion credit line

Non-governmental organisations on Monday pledged $330mn but the main commitments are expected to be made by about 70 countries on the final day of the conference today. Araji said ...

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NY bomber sentenced to life in prison

NY bomber sentenced to life in prison

In addition to the bombs in Manhattan, Rahimi was accused of planting a bomb on the route of a charity running race in New Jersey, which exploded without injuring anyone, and shoot...

NEC will finalise Zuma transition on Monday- Ramaphosa

NEC will finalise Zuma transition on Monday- Ramaphosa

On Sunday, the ANC marked the commemoration of Mandela from prison in Cape Town. It said the leaders, who have participated in discussions on Zuma's exit, dropped out because of ...

Internet Pioneer John Perry Barlow Dead at 70

Internet Pioneer John Perry Barlow Dead at 70

The Grateful Dead's Bob Weir has paid tribute to Barlow on Twitter, writing: "This life is fleeting, as we all know - the Muse we serve is not". "With a broken heart I have to...

Colts Owner Jim Irsay Will Pay for Funeral of Edwin Jackson

Colts Owner Jim Irsay Will Pay for Funeral of Edwin Jackson

Jackson and the driver of his ride-share auto Jeffrey Monroe were killed Sunday morning after a black Ford F-150 pickup driven by a 37-year-old undocumented immigrant man struck...

US Senate leaders reach $300 billion federal spending deal

US Senate leaders reach $300 billion federal spending deal

Under Congress' arcane ways, a broad-brush agreement to increase legally binding spending "caps" - which would otherwise keep the budgets for the military and domestic agencies ess...