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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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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...