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Mar 30 2017

Pakistan allows Gen Sharif to head Saudi-led military alliance

He said he would respond to the parliament if any question was raised by the Opposition. He said it is a matter between the two governments. While speaking at the confe...

Mar 30 2017

US citizens warned against travel to French Guiana

A delegation of ministers was sent to French Guiana on Monday since the French government had previously sent a delegation to negotiate with strikers, but numerous territ...

Mar 30 2017

USA vows to end 'Israel-bashing' at United Nations

Haley, who had become an instant heroine for the pro-Israel community after declaring on her first day on the job that she would fight bias against the Jewish state, de...

Mar 30 2017

Maybe we should just let the world's spiders eat all us humans

Some 8,000 to 10,000 species of "highly specialized" predators, parasitoids and parasites "feed exclusively on spiders", according to the authors, and between 3,000 and 5...

Mar 30 2017

Easter egg hunts scheduled in city

New for this season we are challenging visitors to an Easter Egg Rolling Competition on Sunday 16th April, to see who can roll or throw the farthest egg - hard boiled of...

Mar 29 2017

Kerala Transport minister resigns over sexual harassment charges

I don't think there is a political conspiracy behind the allegation against Saseendran. Just after the phone-call leak, the minister rang up Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijay...

Mar 29 2017

Man who drove suspicious car near White House is detained

A Secret Service official speaking on condition of anonymity said that person was not found to be carrying any weapons. "And yet the person is able to get up close to the...

Mar 29 2017

China Opposes US Sanctions Bill on Halting Oil Supply to N. Korea

North Korea last conducted a nuclear test in September 2016. During a visit to South Korea last week Secretary of State Rex Tillerson signaled a more aggressive approac...

Mar 29 2017

Officer, 3 others fatally shot in Wisconsin shootings

Officials said the suspect is in custody and the public isn't in danger at this time. The other victims were bank employees and an attorney. The area is about 90 miles ...

Mar 29 2017

Red beacons removed from CM Amarinder Singh, other ministers' vehicles in Punjab

Amarinder had earlier said he had no objection on Sidhu continuing to appear on television, but would change his portfolio of culture minister if it was in conflict with ...

Mar 29 2017

Hong Kong escalator malfunction: two mechanics arrested

Video footage shows the moment that the 45 metre escalator - linking the fourth and eighth floor - switched directions. Shoppers can be seen piling up on each other...

Mar 28 2017

S.Korea's ousted leader Park grilled for 14 hrs in graft probe

Lee allegedly bribed Park and Choi to obtain government backing for a contentious merger of two Samsung companies in 2015 that served as a key step in passing corporate c...

Mar 28 2017

Thousands of Russians protest at anti-corruption rallies nationwide

Top Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, who has announced plans to run for president in a 2018 election, was among hundreds arrested in Moscow during one of the country's ...

Mar 28 2017

World powers to remain absent from United Nations meet on nuclear weapons ban

While Obama reduced the size of the USA nuclear stockpile in negotiations with Russian Federation, he also announced a plan to modernize the nation's nuclear bombs and mi...

Mar 27 2017

'Active shooting' reported at Bellagio hotel in Las Vegas, security beefed up

Las Vegas police have not reported any injuries in relation to the robbery. It was not immediately clear what items were stolen. A 21-year-old California woman who o...

Mar 27 2017

Southgate would have 'put his house' on Defoe scoring

Bradley Lowery, front, is holding hands with England's Jermain Defoe prior to the World Cup Group F qualifying soccer match between England and Lithuania at the Wemb...

Mar 26 2017

Trump administration approves Keystone XL pipeline, but its future remains in question

The new administration reversed that decision Friday, as Trump moved to fulfill his vow to undo the previous administration's work on climate change and aggressively prom...

Mar 26 2017

South Korea begins to raise Sewol ferry, three years after disaster

Yellow ribbons - a symbol for the victims of the disaster - hang on nearby trees, their colour faded by the course of time. "I have mixed feelings that I can not put into...

Mar 25 2017

Trump Offers Condolences To Family Of London Attack Victim

Details of how the couple was caught in Wednesday carnage, in which two other victims died and 29 were injured, was not immediately clear. Watch more below on the lat...

Mar 25 2017

Republicans at odds over how to overhaul Medicaid

Already House leaders have introduced a series of amendments to the bill aimed at bringing on board reluctant Republicans. Upton has pushed back against some conservati...