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Jan 08 2018

Pakistan would chose Haqqani, Taliban over US

The Trump administration is considering a range of other punishments, too, including sanctions, increased drone strikes and a withdrawal of support for Pakistan at global...

Jan 07 2018

Svitolina smashes her way to Brisbane International title

World No.88 Sasnovich of Belarus - ranked 72 spots lower than her opponent - called for a medical timeout after the first set to have new strapping applied to quell a leg...

Jan 07 2018

Astronaut John Young Dead

We mourn the passing of astronaut John Young, who began his career with us in 1962, when he was selected from hundreds of young pilots for our second astronaut class. You...

Jan 06 2018

Pranksters post fake 'sanctuary state' signs on California border

He said those policies put ICE officers at risk by forcing them to seek undocumented immigrants in the community, and he vowed to flood such areas with agents. "More ...

Jan 06 2018

Nerves aplenty as WC matrics get ready for results

Although MEC Tate Makgoe and the Free State Department of Education will boast about achieving the best matric pass rate in the country, achieving 86%, but down by 2.2%...

Jan 06 2018

North Korea Winter Olympics talks set for Tuesday

US Secretary of Defense James Mattis told reporters Thursday that the drills were suspended to accommodate the Games, not as a condition of talks between Pyongyang and ...

Jan 06 2018

Jose Mourinho to stay at Manchester United

After a relatively successful start to his United tenure last season, where they finished sixth in the league and won the Europa League and League Cup titles, Mourinho's ...

Jan 06 2018

Macron says there is now no chance of Turkey's European Union bid progressing

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday that political developments in Turkey were effectively blocking its European Union accession bid, suggesting a "part...

Jan 06 2018

Paul Manafort sues special counsel Robert Mueller, DOJ

When Rosenstein appointed Mueller, he authorized the special counsel to investigate "any matters that arose or may arise directly from the investigation". Manafort is c...

Jan 05 2018

Over 200 flights canceled in Chicago due to East Coast winter storm

Most of the flights cancelled have East Coast destinations, a statement of the aviation department said . Despite their high rates of cancellations, major airports in th...

Jan 05 2018

Hot air balloon carrying tourists in Egypt crashes

At least seven people were also injured in the accident and have been hospitalised. Egypt's health ministry confirmed the death of a South African tourist and the numbe...

Jan 03 2018

Police seek Texas man in woman's death, abduction of 2 girls

Lilianais Victoria Cake Griffith, 14, and Luluvioletta Mariposo Bandera-Margaret, 7, have been missing since New Year's Eve, the same day their mother was found dead in...

Jan 03 2018

Two large lottery jackpots up for grabs to start 2018

Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. Almost $800 million is up for grabs between the Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots. And Americans do love buying lottery tickets. ...

Jan 03 2018

GOP's Bachmann mulling bid for Franken's Senate seat

Bachmann asked while appearing on the Jim Bakker Show in late December. Michele Bachmann, the deeply conservative former congresswoman and one-time presidential cont...

Jan 03 2018

NY to install 1500 more sidewalk barriers after vehicle attacks

The city already has some temporary barriers, which will remain after the new ones are rolled out from March. But the tactic did not really catch on among would-be terror...

Jan 02 2018

Gaza-Directed Hamas Terror Cell Arrested in Judea & Samaria

Security forces have arrested a five-member terrorist cell in the West Bank, the Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) announced on Monday. Arar was expelled to Gaza in the f...

Jan 02 2018

'We Palestinians Condemn Ambassador Sharing Stage With Hafiz Saeed'

The Palestine Authority recalled its envoy from Islamabad after the presence of the Palestine ambassador to Pakistan , Waleed Abu Ali , in the company of Hafiz Saeed...

Jan 02 2018

Giants request interviews with Josh McDaniels, Matt Patricia

Patricia is 43 years old and has never been a head coach in the NFL. Patricia , New England's defensive coordinator since 2012 and a Patriots assistant since 2004, has ...

Jan 02 2018

First baby of 2018 born in Limerick seconds after midnight

The first baby of 2018 has been born in Limerick . First-time mother Emma MacDonald, 29, gave birth to 7lb 2oz baby girl, Bonnie Petrucci. Mother and child, whose id...

Jan 02 2018

'Ten killed' in Iran protests

The protests began on Thursday in Mashhad over economic issues and have since expanded to several cities. Hundreds of people have been arrested. Meanwhile, Iran's I...