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Police in touch with US woman who was raped at Delhi hotel

Police suspected that the accused had targeted a couple of other women tourists, a source said. Police sources said the woman sent a written complaint to the NGO, which, in turn, informed the police. At this time, police are verifying her timeline,...

District temporarily pulls classic novels after complaint

Two classic novels in American literature have been banned from classrooms and libraries of an Eastern Shore school district in Virginia. "I keep hearing 'This is a classic, this is a classic, ' she said". Downing-Garcia said of students to whom ...

Liberals dig in heels against election referendum

The Globe and Mail reports Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is tapping into the wallets of wealthy Chinese Canadian entrepreneurs on the Lower Mainland and Toronto through small private functions. While there wasn't a consensus among those contacted on ...

Aleppo rebels shoot down plane as regime forces tighten grip

In another blow to the rebels, the head of a new rebel alliance was seriously wounded on Saturday, rebel officials said. Moreover, an official linked to Aleppo militant group informed that commanders had pledged to fight on. But with the rebels...

North Korea rejects UN sanctions, briefs envoys in Pyongyang

South Korea and Japan also said they would impose new unilateral sanctions on North Korea . South Korea will also extend the entry ban on ships under flags from third countries if they spend at least six months in North Korean ports, on the as...

After Brexit, Italy to vote on European Union membership referendum on Sunday

Rick Rieder, BlackRock's chief investment officer of global fixed income, said on Monday that he has been scaling up exposure to European banks and other financial stocks that have been beaten up by jittery markets. Although business leaders support ...

Norbert Hofer After Trump and Brexit, Austria far-right eyes presidency

Hofer, one of the deputy presidents of Austria's parliament, has won support from half of the voters by criticising the government for allowing 90,000 refugees and migrants to enter the country previous year. While Austria is one of Europe's weal...

Pakistan PM's special assistant to meet team Trump

However, the Trump transition team clarified that though the President-elect had a conversation with the Pakistan PM on Wednesday, but it lacked the "flowery language" used in the statement issued by Pakistan PMO. Trump also called Pakistan "a fantas...

Vladimir Putin Signals Readiness To Work With Trump Administration In Live Speech

We need friends", he said in his address. Complaining about what he said were "myths" about Russian aggression and Russian meddling in other countries' elections, Mr Putin said Moscow wanted to independently decide its own fate. "We don't want conf...

Western Michigan wins the 2016 MAC Championship

Navy plays Temple on Saturday in the American Athletic Conference championship game, before the annual rivalry game against Army on December 12. By the numbers: Western Michigan entered the game averaging 44.8 points a game while allowing 19.2...

Slaven Bilic defends Jose Mourinho, Paul Pogba

However, Valencia has been thrilled by the impact Mourinho has had on his own game since his appointment as Louis van Gaal's successor. Jose Mourinho watched in "secret" as Manchester United swept West Ham United aside to reach the semifinals of th...

Trevor Noah owns Tomi Lahren

The Comedy Central host then went on to note that Lahren often insists she is not racist - especially for someone who isn't. By this point during the interview, it's apparent that Noah's questions are going to remain straight and simple in ...

United Nations says 16000 flee east Aleppo, calls situation 'chilling'

The Syrian Civil Defense, a team of first responders also known as the White Helmets, said airstrikes hit a group of civilians fleeing to Bab al-Nairab district from government advances in the north, killing 25. "Two, if you look at the actions they ...

Instagram account calls on Ivanka Trump to denounce hate

The event is the first protest from the Halt Action Group , but they have more in the works. Tonight (Monday), the organization behind the account will be holding a candlelight vigil outside Ivanka's residence, the Puck Building on the corner of Hou...

County clerks prepare for recount

Today, clerks and volunteers will start recounting the state's presidential ballots, under an effort launched by Jill Stein. So far there has been no change in the vote totals for Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump. But she remains confident the people ...

Activists superglue hands in Australia parliament protest against detention camps

Security in the Parliament is ultimately the responsibility of the two presiding officers, House of Representatives Speaker Tony Smith and Senate President, Stephen Parry. "Parliament is the house for all Australians and what we're seeing with these ...

Artillery barrage kills many displaced in Aleppo

The civilians fleeing eastern Aleppo told stories of the horrors of the Russian-Syrian government bombing campaign as well as the repression and terror carried out by the Islamists controlling the neighborhoods in the east. Attorney Mehmet Daimaguler...

Anti-Park protesters march in Seoul for 5th straight week

Public anger is escalating as Park has dismissed growing calls for her voluntary resignation. They expected a total of 1.5 million people to join by the end of the night. Police put the turnout at 260,000. Park can not be indicted while in office, bu...

In drawn-out battle of Mosul, limits of Iraqi military show

Suicide vehicle bombers detonated charges that shook the ground 1 km away, killing at least two soldiers and wounding at least 20 who were taken to an aid station, many in shock and with shrapnel wounds. Iraq's air forces launched a number of air-str...

Colombia peace accord wins Senate approval

The revised accord introduces some 50 changes meant to assuage critics. "It was a historic day, where the Congress of the Republic debated the most important issue for Colombia, the endorsement of peace", Mauricio Lizcano Arango, president of the...

Woman Makes History At Miss MN Pageant

The victor will represent Minnesota at the nationally-televised Miss USA pageant in 2017. "Just because I've never seen a woman wearing a burkini (in a pageant) it doesn't mean that I don't have to be the first", Aden continued. "How boring would t...

Brazil's Temer Scores Win in Senate as Protesters Resist

According to Reuters, lawmakers drawing up anti-corruption legislation have discussed proposals for an amnesty for past election crimes involving illegal funding that came from graft money. However, well after midnight, deputies weakened the text and...

Death toll from Australia's thunderstorm asthma reaches 8

EIGHT people have now died in the wake of last week's "thunderstorm asthma" outbreak in Melbourne . A weird combination of adverse weather conditions that led to a freak illness called "thunderstorm asthma" earlier this month has left at least six...

Recount to start Thursday; Stein request for hand tabulation denied

Mark Thomsen, chairman of the Wisconsin Elections Commission, said Monday he believes the recount will reveal that elections in Wisconsin are very fair and accurate. As a result, Stein mounted legal effort to force a recount. But Stein argued in ...

Dolly Parton grieves as wildfire tears through her Tennessee hometown

No structures are on fire and no persons have been injured. In a statement posted on Dollywood's website tonight, the singer and producer of tomorrow's Christmas of Many Colors NBC movie pledged her resort's support for firefighters and first respond...

Tennessee resort town threatened by wildfire

At least a dozen people were taken to hospitals, including some with burns. Though at least one tornado warning was posted, for Noxubee County, Carpenter says no tornadoes were confirmed by early Monday evening. Officials are asking that motorists ...

BJP says victory in civic polls mandate for demonetisation

In the first elections after the government's demonetisation decision, the BJP won by-polls in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. Similarly, BJP made a near clean sweep in the polls to Kanakpur-Kansad municipality of Surat, where it captu...

Syria conflict: Aleppo defeat 'not the end for rebels'

Attorney Mehmet Daimaguler said: "We're experiencing genocide in Aleppo in slow motion". Over the weekend, rebel defenses buckled under simultaneous advances by the government and Kurdish-led forces, sending people fleeing inside the divided city.

With fires under control, Israel turns to recovery efforts

According to the Jewish National Fund, which has launched an emergency response campaign to help Israelis rebuild their homes and forests, the fires destroyed approximately 7,500 acres of forest and 2,700 acres of urban areas. Police have arrested 23...

Modi seeks bank details from BJP MPs/MLAs, opposition calls it farce

The amended Act, he said, is a programme for the poor's welfare from Lok Kalyan Marg, the new name of the road where the Prime Minister's residence is located. However, considering it as a move to support PM Narendra Modi's suggestion and a thrust to...

Shilpa Shetty believes Animal Farm is about loving animals, gets trolled online

As odd as it is, the newspaper asked none other than Bollywood's lady million her review on popular and stimulating novels like Harry potter and Lord of the Rings being introduced as part of school curriculum for kids. Twitter users quickly picke...

Shilpa Shetty judges book by its cover; gets trolled

Within minutes, the echo chamber we call Twitter was abuzz with comments on Shetty's gaffe under the hashtag #ShilpaShettyReviews . As unusual as it is, the newspaper asked none other than Bollywood's lady million her review on popular and stimula...

Ohio State attack: Terrorism eyed as police seek more info

A combination of good fortune, skill and training led to a win for law enforcement Monday on Ohio State's campus as one of its finest is being hailed for being a hero. Police have not identified the man believed to be responsible for the incident, al...

Man tries to jump into Lok Sabha from visitor's gallery

The chair adjourned the lower house of Parliament after the Question Hour was washed out due to opposition uproar and acrimonious scenes over its demand for a debate under the house rule governing an adjournment motion. Earlier, the government's atte...

Assad targets Aleppo civilians, killing 32 in a day

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Thursday's toll, up from an earlier figure of 16 killed, was one of the heaviest since Assad forces launched an offensive on eastern Aleppo on November 15. Syrian Government has said residents and surrende...

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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

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...