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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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Interpol president reported missing during trip to China

FILE - In this July 4, 2017 file photo, Interpol President, Meng Hongwei, delivers his opening address at the Interpol World congress in Singapore. After being elected as the h...

John Paul Stevens says Kavanaugh shouldn't be on Supreme Court

When asked his opinion on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh , whom Stevens had once lauded, he said his views have changed after watching Kavanaugh's hearing. Although a lifelong ...

Melania Trump Shows of Dance Moves in Kenya

The first lady laughed after one elephant in the group of 18 made a sudden move and she momentarily lost her footing. After petting one baby elephant, Trump was nudged by the el...

Pompeo to meet Kim Jong Un in fresh visit

In the September 19 written statement, Pompeo had announced talks with North Korean officials involving him and newly appointed USA envoy Stephen Biegun. After a summit between...

'Unsafe and Unprofessional': Chinese warship sails within 45 yards of Navy destroyer

It is now routine for British , Japanese , Australian , and US ships to sail the area, disregarding incessant warnings and orders from Chinese military officials who call w...

Melania Trump recycles $595 Veronica Beard jacket in Ghana

The Cape Coast castle , now a monument, has attracted world dignitaries including Trump's predecessor, America's first black president Barack Obama , his wife, Michelle, and thei...

Trump mocks woman who accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault

The president's comments were similar to those of his son, Donald Trump Jr., who told the Daily Mail he was more concerned about how his sons will be affected by the #MeToo mo...

USA ends diplomatic visas for United Nations same-sex partners

In a statement published on its website on October 1, the State Department has warned: "Effective immediately, USA embassies and consulates will adjudicate visa applications tha...

White House tells Federal Bureau of Investigation it can talk to anyone about Kavanaugh

The president faced accusations of sexual misconduct from several women before he was elected. While Democrats have said they hope to keep delaying Kavanaugh's nomination unt...

Republicans’ prosecutor for Kavanaugh hearing says she wouldn’t lay criminal charges

Trump didn't discuss whether he might release the written scope of work. And some of our colleagues said that, 'We'll be back here one week from now. "W$3 hy not agree to a one-wee...

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Paws for peace - North Korea's Kim sends two dogs across DMZ

Paws for peace - North Korea's Kim sends two dogs across DMZ

Ri's comments at the UN General Assembly were toned down from a year ago , when North Korea and the United States exchanged sharp words that had the world anxious the two sides co...

White House denies ‘micromanaging’ Kavanaugh probe

White House denies ‘micromanaging’ Kavanaugh probe

Senate Republican leaders agreed Friday to delay a final vote on Kavanaugh to allow time for an investigation by the FBI at the request of Arizona Sen. Don McGahn is the current ...

Flights, Trains Canceled as Typhoon Hits Japan

Flights, Trains Canceled as Typhoon Hits Japan

A woman in her 60s was missing in Miyazaki prefecture, southern Japan , after she was washed away in a paddy irrigation channel, according to NHK. About 320 domestic and global ...

SC lifts ban on women entering Sabarimala

SC lifts ban on women entering Sabarimala

However, he plans on having a discussion regarding the matter with the government as well as the temple's board. Padmakumar said that women devotees will have to cope with the fa...

Judiciary Democrats Demand Kavanaugh Hearing Be Postponed Over Allegations

Judiciary Democrats Demand Kavanaugh Hearing Be Postponed Over Allegations

Add Supreme Court as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Supreme Court news, video , and analysis from ABC News . But at least a hint of doubt has crept in. "They cou...