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Russian Federation is already retaliating against new U.S. sanctions over cyberattacks

Also, by the same order, the Russian authorities have blocked the access to a holiday house near Moscow that was often enjoyed by USA embassy staff. Vladimir Putin stands in front of a statue of Russia's greatest poet, Alexander Pushkin. The school...

Zaha and Bailly in Ivory Coast ANC squad

He will potentially miss four league games, including one against relegation rivals Sunderland , and two FA Cup ties, if Ivory Coast reach the final on Feb 5. The squad also includes Manchester United defender Eric Bailly, recently recovered from ...

China's 1st aircraft carrier sails into South China Sea

Because of Trump's actions, political observers in Taiwan believe China is increasing pressure on the island nation, which China claims as its territory, even though the two countries have been ruled separately since the end of a civil war in 1949.

Prince George and Princess Charlotte Had Something Sweet for Christmas

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge spent Christmas with Kate's family at the Middleton home near Bucklebury instead of joining other members of the Royal family at Sandringham. The duke, the Duchess of Cambridge and their children the little Prince...

Jets coach Bowles in hospital with undisclosed illness

Here is the scoring summary from the New England Patriots' game against the New York Jets on Christmas Eve on Saturday. The Jets have started three different quarterbacks during the season, and none of them have been effective. New England (13-...

Christmas miracle: Browns get 1st win of season

Winning the game probably boosted morale a bit and it also helped the hapless Browns avoid the humiliating "Perfect Season 0-16 Parade" planned for January 7. So the Browns victory means the 2008 Detroit Lions remain the only team in National Footbal...

Russian envoy's assassin was Gulenist, says Turkey

But in Moscow, where the Kremlin has maintained that its aerial sorties and missile attacks have exclusively targeted "terrorists", Russia's Foreign Ministry called the shooting "a terrorist attack", and President Vladimir Putin called it a "provoc...

Kosovo brothers planned new attack; Berlin attacker is dead

It was not clear if there was any connection with Monday's attack on a Berlin Christmas market that killed 12 people. Italian interior minister Marco Minniti announced on Friday morning that the chief suspect in the Berlin case had been shot dead by ...

President Poroshenko expresses condolences over terrorist attack in Turkey

In a statement, Erdoğan said the "separatist terrorist organisation" the PKK was responsible for Saturday's attack. An investigation to the attack is underway. No group has claimed responsibility yet for the incident. The frantic fight for surv...

Duterte unfazed by U.S. aid cut to Philippines

President. "We will continue to engage China insofar as the other aspects of our relationship is concerned - trade, investment, people-to-people contact, cooperation, infrastructure development and other such assistance that will have no strings at...

Bitter cold grips USA from Plains to New England

In the early morning hours of Saturday, the cold front will move through changing up winds, bringing in more clouds, dropping temperatures, and eventually bringing in the chance for some snow. Cold. High temperatures in the low to mid 30s. If the w...

Megan Fox eyes Poison Ivy role in Gotham City Sirens

Warner is also said to be working on a proper Suicide Squad sequel (despite mixed reviews, the first film made $750 million worldwide suggesting an appetite for another movie), as well as considering a film built around Will Smith's Deadshot .

Arctic Assault this Week with Possible Record-Breaking Cold

The jet stream that usually sweeps across the northern edge of the U.S.is forced south, bringing the cold air along with it. Heavy mountain snow and valley rain will also spread into the central Rockies by Thursday night and Friday - some locations m...

Duterte a 'murderer,' says De Lima

Duterte said, CNN reported Wednesday". "When he knew it, he made me stop and he said, 'The first thing you would lose is your cognitive ability'". Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman said De Lima or any person can file an impeachment complaint against the Pr...

Robin Thicke gives emotional tribute to father Alan Thicke

The Los Angeles Times reports that his death was confirmed by Robin's publicist, who said he died of a heart attack as he was playing hockey with his 19-year-old son, Carter. Leonardo DiCaprio, who appeared on the final season of the show, shar...

Facebook Introduces Live 360 Videos

If you want to use Instagram Live Video Streaming, here's what you need to know. In a similar manner to how videos disappear from Snapchat after a certain amount of time has elapsed, Instagram Live Videos will disappear after 24 hours; alternat...

Nodetitle: Electors obligated to vote their conscience

This program found over 1 million such voters, although it was so riddled with problems that many states stopped using it. Minnesota's results, with one presidential vote for John Edwards, were announced in Congress. In Chiafalo's view, the "bi...

Korea military drill targets South's presidential office

China's Commerce Ministry said it will put a temporary ban on imports of North Korean coal as part of a UN Security Council resolution meant to deter Pyongyang from pursuing its nuclear weapons programme. At a joint news conference, Yun said the la...

Carter says 3 key Islamic State militants killed in Syria

The Pentagon named two of the militants as Salah Gourmat and Sammy Djedou and said both men were involved with facilitating the 2015 machinegun and suicide bomb attacks on the Bataclan music hall, Paris bars and restaurants, and the Stade de France f...

Super Falcons protest may extend beyond Eid-l Maulud Festival

But since returning from Cameroon, the team is yet to be hosted or rewarded for their achievement, with sports minister Solomon Dalung strangely admitting that the defending champions and Africa's No.1 women's team were not expected to win.

Suspected vehicle bomb wounds 'at least 20' outside Besiktas stadium

If it is responsible for the attack today, it could be a product of the fact the terrorist organization is getting increasingly desperate. Two explosions outside Istanbul's Besiktas football stadium on Saturday evening local time have killed 13 p...

Magnitude 6.8 earthquake off Northern California

The quake was first reported with a 6.9 magnitude but downgraded to 6.5. The quake rumbled 157 km (97 mi) W of Ferndale, California, 166 km (102 mi) W of Fortuna, California, 168 km (104 mi) W of Eureka, California, 176 km (109 mi) WSW of Arcata,...

"Rogue One" director Gareth Edwards has a cameo in the film

That said, the Force - a metaphysical power closely associated with Jedi - will still play a prominent role in the movie, as a tool to explore the strained politics between user, believers and the Galactic Empire , director Gareth Edwards revealed...

Thousands mourn beloved leader Jayalalithaa in south India

Panneerselvam and Sasikala with Prime Minister Narendra Modi beside Jayalalithaa's body. Lakhs of grieving men and women on Tuesday bid a tearful adieu to J Jayalalithaa, the charismatic Chief Minister who held sway over Tamil Nadu politics for...

Mocked for his tweets, Trump fires back -- on Twitter

It's going to be a long four years. Release your tax returns and I'll stop. But Baldwin's Trump responds: "Actually, that's not why I do it". Morton himself jumped on the opportunity to capitalize on his 15 minutes of fame by responding to Trum...

Populist lawmaker Wilders convicted of anti-Moroccan chants

Observers say rather than hurting the controversial lawmaker, his trial has boosted his popularity among Dutch voters, anxious about the influx of immigrants and driven by eurosceptic sentiments. It convicted him of insulting a group and incitement t...

Megaphone Reps Electors Planning Not to Vote for Trump

A Republican member of the Electoral College from MI has created a website urging Donald Trump supporters to rally electors around the president-elect. "One of the most inspiring things about this entire process is how we have encountered such pa...

USA court sides with Samsung over patent battle with Apple

The court ruled that Samsung would not have to cough up hundreds of millions of dollars in penalties for copying a design of the iPhone on its Galaxy phones. Meanwhile, Samsung said the ruling is a "victory for Samsung and for all those who pro...

'Frantic' Search For Survivors After Earthquake In Indonesia Kills Nearly 100

Gen. Tatang Sulaiman said four people were also pulled from the rubble alive , according to The Telegraph . Indonesia sits on the "Ring of Fire", hence earthquakes and volcanic eruptions frequently transpire in the country. He said five of the qu...

Rescuers search rubble after deadly quake in Indonesia

Additional medical personal have been sent to the region after the local Pidie Jaya hospital was damaged in the quake, which struck just as many residents were preparing for early morning prayers. The Indonesian Red Cross deployed emergency response ...

Thousands of supporters mourn death of 'Amma'

Jayalalithaa , an actress-turned-politician, was hospitalised since September 22, suffered a cardiac arrest on Sunday and passed away on Monday night in Chennai at the age of 68. I am saddened by the news of the demise of the honourable Chief Minis...

Italian leader tells Renzi to stick to his job

Before the referendum, most commentators, and financial markets, assumed that even if Renzi lost and resigned, a temporary unelected government would be installed to tide Italy over until the end of parliament's term in 2018. The size of the "No" v...

Man convicted in son's hot-car death gets life, no parole

In addition to the murder and child cruelty charges, Harris was convicted on multiple charges of dissemination of harmful materials to minors relating to his sexting with underage girls. Staley added an additional 32 years to the life sentence, a mea...

Teenager brings guns to school, but his parents disarm him

At least one parent said his son was nervous, but he felt a sense of reassurance because of the police response. What could have ended in tragedy when a student brought two guns into a Utah school Thursday morning was averted thanks to the teen...

IS attack breaches militiamen's defenses in northern Iraq

On Sunday two militants tried to attack army barracks in the western province of Anbar. "Over four hours, they launched more than 200 mortars", Hatem said. Carter did not say how the recapture could be completed before January 20 in the face of res...

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Fire whirl brings critical conditions in Northern…

Wind-driven flames roll over a hill towards homes during the River Fire (Mendocino Complex) near Lakeport, California, U.S. August 2, 2018. As of the latest update, the Carr wil...

OH judge orders defiant defendant's mouth taped during court hearing

During his trial, he allegedly cut off his ankle bracelet and slipped away to Nebraska before being rearrested, the site reported . When Williams continued to defy the judge's o...

President's cardiologist murdered over '20-year-old grudge'

This man is unsafe , this man is capable, this man has some skills. "The Houston Police Department's identification of a suspect in the shooting death of Dr. The gunman rode pa...

On Election Interference, Trump And His Advisers Sound Completely Out Of Step

But Mr Coats , Mr Bolton , FBI Director Christopher Wray , Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and the director of the National Security Agency Paul Nakasone, said R...

US Believes North Korea Still Building Missiles

East Coast, officials told The Washington Post Monday on condition of anonymity. "There is no longer a nuclear threat from North Korea". Addressing upcoming meetings in south...

California's Carr Fire 30 Percent Contained As New Blazes Erupt Elsewhere

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said another 440 buildings, including barns and warehouses, have also been destroyed by the fire, which is now the sixth ...

Facebook uncovers 'sophisticated' efforts to disrupt United States elections

In its statement , Facebook showed one of the fake pages it identified to be promoting a left-wing rally in the hopes of attracting participants, offline. Some of the deleted ...

Gun-rights activists offer blueprints as 3D-printed weapons fight escalates

The 3D-blueprints were removed from the site in 2013 because the government said it violated global regulation laws, but eventually surrendered, concluding 3D-gun blueprints cou...

Paul Manafort trial: jury selection under way

Prosecutors accuse Manafort , 69, of working as an unregistered lobbyist for pro-Russian politicians in Ukraine, laundering more than $30 million in income and deceiving banks t...

Trump looks to rebuild TPP to put pressure on China

But growers of soybeans - the single largest agricultural export to China, worth $12.4 billion - have largely escaped financial damage thus far, raising questions about the objec...

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Trump threatens U.S. government shutdown over border wall

Trump threatens U.S. government shutdown over border wall

The president said that Democrats need to get onboard with his immigration agenda, which includes a wall on the U.S. -Mexico border, or risk another government shutdown. Rand Paul ...

3 dead, 7 wounded after gunmen fire on crowd in New Orleans

3 dead, 7 wounded after gunmen fire on crowd in New Orleans

Harrison said that one of the three people who were killed at the scene was found in the 2800 block of Louisiana Avenue . Three of the seven injured people were taken by ambulan...

Facebook suspends profile of Infowars founder, says ban is 'close'

Facebook suspends profile of Infowars founder, says ban is 'close'

A Facebook spokesperson also said if Jones or his fellow admins continue to break its rules, his pages face a permanent ban from the site. The Facebook spokesperson said that thr...

Demi Lovato's famous friends are sharing support for her on Twitter

Demi Lovato's famous friends are sharing support for her on Twitter

The singer, who started using drugs and alcohol when she was 17, sung: "Momma, I'm so sorry, I'm not sober anymore / And daddy, please forgive me for the drinks spilled on the fl...

Israel confirms evacuation of White Helmets members from Syria at United States request

Israel confirms evacuation of White Helmets members from Syria at United States request

Their volunteers have gone into war-stricken areas, searching for survivors, winning them support from many countries, including the United States. What have Israel and Jordan...