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North Korean officials canceled planned meeting with Pence: Pence's office

The United States and South Korea had agreed to push back the regular joint military drill until after the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics being hosted in Sou...


Barnaby Joyce loses support of WA Nationals, says state leader Mia Davies

He has maintained he has the support of his party. As the National Party leader, Joyce is automatically deputy prime minister under the conventions of a cen...


Japanese 'baby factory' dad wins custody of 13 surrogate kids

In 2014, Shigeta, who is unmarried, was at the centrt of an global scandal after a luxury apartment in Bangkok was raided and found to contain nine children a...


Trump Jr. to deliver foreign policy speech during business trip to India

Two minutes later, he admitted that, actually, he would be reporting the company's financials to his father quarterly. We are developers of the project along wi...


Freezing rain causes slick road conditions

There isn't a lot of moisture, but mist and sub-freezing temperatures is NOT a good combo. Flood waters may prompt brief road closures. Slow down and use cautio...


Turkey will 'lay siege' to Syria's Afrin in coming days: PM

Turkey launched its offensive on January 20 to clear Afrin of Syrian Kurdish militia which Turkey considers to be an offshoot of its own outlawed Kurdish rebel...


FBI says US man stole thumb of Chinese terracotta warrior statue

While there, Rohana allegedly used his mobile phone as a flashlight and took a selfie with one of the warriors before appearing to break something off it and wa...


Russia indictments and what they mean for the investigation

Trump continued in that interview to say, "It's an excuse by the Democrats for having lost an election that they should've won". "The Trump campaign did nothing...


All 66 People Killed After Plane Crashes In Iran

Locals described hearing the crash , though no one had found the crash site yet, according to state TV. According to reports from Iranian state media, ai...


Russian news agency reports 4 dead in church shooting

Two officers are said to be among the injured. Fifth woman dies after succumbing to her injuries in Russian Federation church shooting; attacker shouted "Alla...


Kvitova downs Wozniacki in Qatar semis

And Garbine Muguruza was handed a walkover to the final - and will get a day's rest - because of the withdrawal of Halep, after beating France's Caroline Garcia...


Family awarded $50 million after police kill woman, injure her son

Prior to the shooting, Gaines was live-streaming her five-hour standoff with police via Facebook and Instagram. In the fall of 2016, the Baltimore County ...


Nawaz Sharif vows revenge in 2018 election

Deposed PM Nawaz Sharif says people will take revenge of his disqualification in 2018 polls. "But, Nawaz Sharif is not scared of anyone but the almighty and w...


Lovely's return a boost for Congress ahead of likely by

He had quit the Congress and joined the BJP in the presence of party president Amt Shah, ahead of the Delhi civic polls in April past year. Singh was a minist...


India, Iran ink nine pacts with strategically crucial Chabahar Port in focus

This is while India founded and joined the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) which, regardless of its designation, had closer ties with the former Soviet Union. "It is...


FBI, White House conflict on Porter case

Kelly has been under fire from some in the West Wing for his handling of the Porter case, and Trump confidants say the president has been sounding out his frien...


Ethiopia under state of emergency following prime minister's resignation

A state of emergency has been imposed in Ethiopia a day after the country's prime minister resigned. Ethiopia's state-affiliated Fana Broadcasting corporate...


Russians among the casualties in deadly Syria strikes by US-led forces

According to Reuters , Russia said only five of its citizens may have been killed in the battle. "I'd like to emphasize once again that we're not talking abo...


Court gives death sentence to Zainab's killer

Her death brought rampaging mobs onto the streets in search of her killer. Death sentence has been handed down to Imran on four counts under different provisi...


Mitt Romney makes Senate run official

Romney's national name recognition and political clout-thanks to his 2012 presidential bid and tenure as MA governor-mean he would likely have outsize influence...


Highline College in Washington state on lockdown after reports of gunfire

A warning went out to students about 9 a.m. on Friday. "All buildings need to remain in lockdown". Close doors. Close windows. "Police are responding and we wil...


Special Counsel Charges 13 Russian Nationals Over Interference With US Election

The special prosecutor of Russian plot, Robert Mueller , has given a spectacular rudder strike. Rosenstein said the US will follow usual channels to communicat...


South African President Ramaphosa emphasizes need to boost economy

He said Ramaphosa faced a mammoth task ahead to combat corruption and bring unity. The ANC leadership had on Tuesday advised Zuma to step down from office o...


Barnaby Joyce says Malcolm Turnbull's comments were 'inept' and 'damaging'

The uproar over Mr Joyce's private life has detonated longstanding tensions between the parties, and confirmed to some Liberals that the Nationals are the passe...


Kuwait condemns Philippines' decision to stop labor supply

Her remains had reportedly been stored there for a year. "I will sell my soul to the devil to look for money so that you can come home and live comfortably he...


Enduring defeat of Islamic State not yet achieved: Tillerson

Jordan, a longtime partner of the U.S. and one of only two Arab nations to have full diplomatic relations with Israel, plays an instrumental role in the region ...


ISIS Leader al-Baghdadi Reportedly Alive But Wounded in Syria

Citing sources within the terrorist organisation, Basri told Iraqi news outlet Al-Sabah that Baghdadi is still alive and hiding in the Syrian region near Deir...


UK Police Investigating 'Incident' at Parliament

London police were investigating a "suspicious package" Tuesday after a letter containing white powder was sent to an office in the Palace of Westminster , ...


The Middle East is on the brink of a major imperial clash

For years, Israel and Iran have attacked each other with words and through their proxies. Israel has now sent warplanes to attack sites in the war-torn ...


Celebrity Big Brother: Omarosa calls Vice President Mike Pence 'scary'

If you're freely swiping the company card to get to your next appointment, you had better be careful not to follow Omarosa's footsteps. Manigualt Newman a...


Colorado SNAP recipients fear Trump budget proposal

The budget includes the proposal as part of a complete revamp of the SNAP , or the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program , which now provides low-income...


NBC Apologizes For Olympic Analyst's Remarks That Koreans Found Deeply Offensive

Ramo, who has written books on China and is a director of Starbucks Corp and FedEx Corp, said as athletes paraded into the Games stadium that "every Korean will...


OH police officers gave their lives to protect others, chief says

Trump on Sunday tweeted that he reached out to Kasich, a Republican and frequent rival, to offer prayers after Westerville officers Eric Joering and Anthony Mor...


Leading Human Rights activist, lawyer Asma Jahangir passes away in Lahore

In recognition of her services in the field of human rights , Jahangir was awarded the American Bar Association International Human Rights Award in 1992, the M...


Hope Solo says Athletes Council 'failed many' in US Soccer election

It led to a third ballot where Cordeiro emerged as a clear victor on 68.6 per cent and Carter and Martino ending on 10.6 per cent in joint second. Cordeiro's ...


Farooq Sattar dissolves MQM-P, announces fresh intra-party election

Sattar termed the gathering as "responsible party members" and asked the audience to raise their hands if they want to see the coordination committee dissolved,...


US Senate Passes Budget Bill to End Gov't Shutdown

They got nowhere. Neither did No. 2 Senate GOP leader John Cornyn of Texas, who at 10 p.m. EST tried and failed to get Paul's consent for votes before 1 a.m. ...


John Kelly Faces Scrutiny as Trump Questions Response to Abuse Allegations

Another spoke of emotional abuse and of Porter grabbing her and pulling her from the shower. A White House spokesman said that McGahn - who had access to deta...


Leaked Brexit forecasts predict grim times ahead for the UK

But speaking to Sky News after the meeting, Japan's ambassador to London Koji Tsuruoka warned of the "high stakes" of Brexit. "If there is no profitability ...


Ex-Bangladesh PM Zia jailed for 5 yrs for corruption

Ahead of the hearing, police fired tear gas at thousands of opposition activists who defied heavy security to escort the auto taking Zia to court. She was con...