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Ousted Gambia President Jammeh to stand down, Adama Barrow takes power

West African troops crossed the border into Gambia on Thursday and say they are prepared to remove him by force. Since the announcement by the country's electoral commission, Mr Jammeh has sought to use various means to extend his rule, calling for...

At least 30 killed as Tehran's iconic Plasco building collapses after fire

The disaster struck the Plasco building, an iconic 50-year-old structure in central Tehran just north of the capital's sprawling bazaar. Most people had been evacuated, according to Fars, but there were fears for the safety of firefighters and resc...

Malia Obama is going to intern with hotshot Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein

Malia took a year of gap after her graduation and it is learned she would attend this fall the Harvard University. The New York Post's Page Six has reported that Malia Obama is rumored to be taking an internship with the notoriously cantankerous...

Jallikattu: Protesters swell, Modi dashes hopes of ordinance

In 2014, the Supreme Court of India banned Jallikattu after the Animal Welfare Board of India citing extensive evidence of torture and cruelty to the animals petitioned it. This prevented Jallikattu from taking place during Pongal and infuriated la...

CBI inquiry filed against Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia

His reaction came soon after a CBI team reached the directorate of information and publicity in Civil Lines in the evening to search for documents pertaining to the Delhi government's outreach programme, "Talk To AK". Coming out in defence of his dep...

Martin McGuinness to retire from frontline electoral politics

Uncertainty over the status of Northern Ireland's border with the Republic of Ireland after Brexit added to the political instability. "Unfortunately, I am not physically able to continue in my current role and have therefore decided to make way ...

Trump Adviser Says Not Expecting US-China Trade War

Accompanied by lawmakers and local government officials, Yu Shyi-kun left the country Monday on behalf of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and the opposition Kuoamintang. In recent weeks, several influential state-sponsored newspapers ...

China Crude Output Collapse Helping OPEC Unintentionally

Allman-Ward added that the likelihood of increased production from Libya and Nigeria will result in price volatility for the rest of 2017, "and of course the oil shale is coming back in a big way". That is about the same size as the output cut ag...

Departing CIA head tells Trump to be 'disciplined' with his remarks

The day after the dossier's contents were published by BuzzFeed , Trump posted on Twitter that intelligence agencies "should never have allowed this fake news to "leak" " before asking "are we living in Nazi Germany? ". In an interview with Fo...

Nigerian airstrike on refugee camp leaves 52 dead

Major General Irabor, commander for counterinsurgency operations in northeast Nigeria, said the Air Force had been given coordinates for where Boko Haram militants were alleged to be meeting. It has been pushed out of most of that territory over ...

Children abducted in 1985 found, mother arrested; Rhode Island police say

Rhode Island State Police said Tuesday they had received a tip about Elaine Pigeon's whereabouts around Christmas and were then able to track her to the Houston area with the help of Texas authorities. Yates is scheduled to be arraigned in Kent Count...

Dead In Stampede At Bengal's Gangasagar On Makar Sankranti

It is estimated some 1.5 million people had gathered in Gangasagar, where the Ganges river flows into the sea, for the Hindu harvest festival of Makar Sankranti. All these deaths, he claimed, "are either due to cold or heart attack as informed by the...

Iridium Goes 'Phew' After SpaceX Gets Off Ground

EST (1754 GMT) on Saturday, and successfully launched all the satellites in Earth's low-orbit 59 minutes after the lift off. The new launch took place from Space Launch Complex 4E at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. This is another in the c...

Cubans in Miami react to elimination of "wet foot, dry foot"

Under the " wet foot, dry foot " policy, Cubans who were caught escaping to the U.S.by sea, they were required to return, but those who made it onto USA soil were allowed to apply for legal residency. Obama visited Havana last March. "They can't ...

US Troops Arrive In Poland, But Will Trump Keep Them There?

But whether President-elect Donald Trump - who is highly critical of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation - will withdraw the brigade after taking office is a question mark, said Michael Mazarr, associate director of the RAND Arroyo Center's Strategy...

Obama lifts 20-year sanctions on Sudan

The Obama administration based the decision on findings that Sudan has ended military aerial bombardment in the Darfur region and other conflict areas and has helped counter the Islamic State group, including limiting movements by fighters.

Lord Snowdon, Princess Margaret's Former Husband, Has Died

Lord Snowdon , the former husband of Great Britain's Princess Margaret, died on Friday, the BBC reported. He divorced the Queen's sister Princess Margaret in 1978 after rumours of her having an affair surfaced. To commemorate the photographer, ...

Inflatable backpack saves snowboarder during avalanche

Tom Oye posted a video of the moment his snowboard caused the snow to crack underfoot, sending him spinning metres down the hillside in Whistler. Oye was shredding the fresh powder in Whistler, Canada when suddenly cracks cut through the snow, the...

Gun Owner Saves Ambushed Arizona Trooper

The 27-year department veteran underwent surgery for gunshot wounds to the right shoulder and chest. The motive for the attack was unclear. The man who witnessed the scene warned the suspect to stop beating the trooper, but the man continued, acc...

Marks & Spencer quality focus finally lifts clothing sales

United Kingdom apparel retailer Marks and Spencer has announced upbeat results following surge in sales of clothing and homeware section for the first time in two years. The news is a boost for chief executive Steve Rowe who has been trying to turn a...

Investigations into fatal Qld light plane crash underway

The pilot, a man in his sixties, was transferred to Bundaberg Hospital and is also said to be in a serious condition and a 13-year old boy was transferred to Rockhampton Hospital with minor injuries. Four people were aboard a light aircraft when it c...

MLK Day walk to take new route

More info: 206-551-7316 or parkways.seattle.gov/ . "We gather to celebrate his message and its enduring value, and welcome those who have attended this resonant event for many years as well as those new to our community", said BAM president Kat...

Church shooter Dylann Roof sentenced to death

The judge told jurors to re-read the instructions he provided them to figure out what that means. Roof had pleaded not guilty to 33 federal charges, including nine counts of violating the Hate Crime Act resulting in death, nine counts of use of a f...

Vehicle bomb kills 13 civilians in Sadr city, Baghdad

A series of attacks in Baghdad and other Iraqi cities have killed more than 80 people in just over a week. According to local sources, the attacker is believed to have driven the auto through a gate into the market and detonated the bomb after securi...

'It is over': Congress certifies Trump's win, over last-ditch Dem objections

While Trump, who is set to take office on January 20, garnered more than the 270 electoral votes required to win, Democrat Hillary Clinton won the popular vote by almost 3 million ballots. As the final tally was read, there were three separate ou...

BJP may win in Goa and Uttarakhand, says Opinion poll

A pre-poll survey on Wednesday predicted that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will emerge as the single largest party in Uttar Pradesh in the seven-phase Assembly elections. He added that people voted for Akhilesh Yadav with a lot of hope in 2012. ...

Captured Escapee to Be Booked at Police Barracks

A positive definitive identification has not been made at this point. Trooper Joseph Merrick saw Morales near Route 28, State Police said. "The suspect is described as a black male, about 5'10" with a mustache and dark skin. He was arrested in NY d...

Britain appoints career diplomat as envoy to EU

Sir Ivan, whose deputy resigned late previous year, argues in his letter that it makes sense to hand over the baton to a new team before exit talks officially begin. Sir Ivan has a longstanding relationship with prime minister Theresa May and was c...

Australia military exercise might not go ahead amid row, Marise Payne suggests

The Indonesian Army was miffed with their Australian counterparts after finding training material at the latter's base, local media reports said. Kompas , an Indonesian newspaper, reported the material ridiculed the Indonesian military and that th...

Dylann Roof To Deliver Statement In Penalty Phase Of Church Shooting Trial

The point is that I'm not going to lie to you, either myself or through anyone else". That same jury found the self-avowed white supremacist from the Columbia area guilty of murder in connection with the 2015 killings at historic Emanuel AME church...

Serena Williams upset by Madison Brengle in ASB Classic

So, Brengle eschewed aesthetically pleasing tennis for a more rugged style in a bid to cross up her fellow American. The first part of the second set started in the same vein as the first as Brengle continued to keep pace with Williams, the latter ...

American Military Advisers Have Entered Mosul at Times, US Official Says

The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Iraq, Ján Kubiš, said in a press statement that the casualty figures excluded four months - May, July, August and December. A British soldier serving in the US -led coalition against Islamic ...

Brooklyn police-involved shootings: Men killed in Crown Heights, Canarsie, NYPD says

Police answered a 911 call about a non-violent emotionally disturbed person on East 99th Street near Avenue J in Canarsie shortly before 10 p.m. The officers heard gunfire coming from the vicinity of 990 Atlantic Ave. Police said this.38 caliber revo...

Catholics comprise 31% of new US Congress

Today, 56 percent are Protestant. The remaining two - Reps. A Pew Research Center survey of the 115th Congress - which will be sworn in on Tuesday - found that 91 percent of members call themselves Christians. The study further reveals that Rep...

Taiwan's president calls China a 'threat,' predicts turbulent 2017

The Taiwanese news agency's report said Ms Tsai's delegation would arrange banquets with US-based Taiwanese people and visit companies. The United States, which switched diplomatic recognition from Taiwan to China in 1979, has acknowledged the Chin...

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Trumps says relations with Russian Federation have tremendous potential

Trump said the two leaders were also considering a new nuclear agreement "where we make less and they make less". Pressed on whether he urged Putin not to meddle in the upcomi...

On Mueller report, has Barr been 'forthcoming' or 'lawless?'

She said no one should be surprised by what Barr is experiencing, as Democrats refuse to admit they were wrong with their allegations of Trump-Russia collusion. The Justice Depar...

ACLU Sues Trump Admin Over Rule To See Asylum Seekers Jailed Indefinitely

But officials said they view the program as a chance to evaluate its potential for expanded use. He claimed it would be effective to send all of the USA immigration judges to th...

Soldier Falls Inside Hawaii Volcano While Trying to Get a Better Look

Rangers rescued the 32-year-old man, who they say climbed over a metal guard rail overlooking the Kilauea caldera in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. The man fell into the caldera...

Moore, under fire, withdraws from bid for Fed post

Senate Majority Whip John Thune was among the GOP lawmakers who grew skeptical about Moore's chances after decades-old comments resurfaced in which Moore made disparaging and se...

Firefight reported between Guaido supporters and Maduro supporters

Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed acting president Juan Guaido at a gathering of supporters after members of the Bolivarian National Guard joined his campaign to ...

Whale found off Norway's coast believed to be spying for Russian Federation

It's a story that sounds too unusual to be true: A human-friendly beluga whale found wearing a odd harness is a Russian spy. However, beluga whales were found to be less effe...

Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein Resigns Effective May 11th

U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein speaks at the Los Angeles Crimefighters Leadership Conference in Los Angeles, California, U.S., February 7, 2019. The veteran Republi...

7 people found dead in rural Tennessee, suspect in custody

They believe the target was random and the victim was not related to the other five. "The situation escalated, for reasons under investigation, and resulted in at least one off...

Hennepin County Increases Patrols Near Synagogues After Shooting

The San Diego County Sheriff's Department responded to reports of an active shooter at the synagogue just before 11:30 a.m.; at the time, two prayer services were on going. "I ...

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Death toll in Sri Lanka blasts rises to 310

Death toll in Sri Lanka blasts rises to 310

Sri Lanka's police chief warned on April 11 of possible suicide bombings against churches by local Islamist group National Thowheeth Jama'ath (NTJ), citing information from a fo...

Mexico tells United States to invest in Central America to stem migration

Mexico tells United States to invest in Central America to stem migration

The Daily Wire's James Barrett reported on the incident Friday , which involved armed Mexican military personnel who pulled aside two U.S. Army soldiers, forcing one to hand ove...

United Kingdom bans Huawei from supplying 'core' parts of 5G network

United Kingdom bans Huawei from supplying 'core' parts of 5G network

Media reports say that the Chinese telecom giant will build non-essential parts of the grid, like antennas. In the US, Australia and New Zealand, suspicion about Huawei's links ...

Frantic hunt for survivors after powerful Philippine quake

Frantic hunt for survivors after powerful Philippine quake

A supermarket crashed down in Monday's powerful quake , which damaged buildings and an airport in the northern Philippines. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake had a magnit...

Sri Lankan-Canadians mourn victims of terrorist attack in their homeland

Sri Lankan-Canadians mourn victims of terrorist attack in their homeland

Police also said that they will investigate if warnings that suicide bombers had planned attacks on prominent churches, hotels and the Indian High Commission had been ignored. Th...