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ISIS Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Killed In US Air Strike

AKI said the air strike was launched on the Islamic State-controlled territory's capital Raqqa in northern Syria . ISIS leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi has reportedly been killed in a US-led coalition air strike. Following Friday's report of Baghdad...

Clinton, Trump adjust politicking following Florida shooting

But they both infused their sympathy with statements that support their presidential aspirations, and the presidential race rolled on. The presumptive Republican nominee tweeted that Omar Mateen's slaughter of 50 people at a gay nightclub in Or...

Kate Middleton Pregnant? Duchess & Prince William Want 'At Least Three Kids'

Maybe her India and Bhutan tour inspired her to toss her style book? "These athletes then serve as motivators to everyone in the United Kingdom to get involved, get active, and embrace the power of sport to make us happier and healthier".

Downtown Toronto buildings reopen following police investigation into reports of gunman

One person said the person's face was covered and another said he had a gun. Toronto Const. Allyson Douglas-Cook said the reports came from a building that is under construction on the University of Toronto campus. Hospitals near the university, in...

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius 'a broken man', psychologist tells sentencing hearing

After losing at the SCA, Pistorius appealed to South Africa's highest court, the Constitutional Court, to review his case. Pistorius is now living under house arrest after initially serving one year of a five-year prison sentence for manslaughter f...

Orlando PD: Shooter Had an 'Allegiance' to the Islamic State

Of the shooting's 49 victims, 48 have been identified . When the gunfire at the Pulse Orlando club finally stopped, 50 people were dead and dozens critically wounded in the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history. He said he last saw Mateen...

High court rules against Puerto Rico in debt case

The lower court had said that the Caribbean island's own law was unconstitutional given existing USA federal bankruptcy laws, which do not allow a state or Puerto Rico to enact their own bankruptcy rules. Puerto Rico sought to get around that p...

India's bid to join Nuclear Supplier Group a point of pride

China is seen as leading opposition to the US move to include India in the 48-nation Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), but other countries, including New Zealand , Turkey, South Africa and Austria also oppose Indian membership, according to diplomats.

UK: Queen's birthday celebrations to end with street party

Guests can also tour an array of homes in the sprawling community. REUTERS/Toby MelvilleToday marked the end of the Queen's official birthday celebrations after three days of parades and parties. "It's so British. We're going to enjoy ourselves reg...

US reaches Copa America quarters with 1-0 win over Paraguay

Needing a tie or better to advance from Group A, the Americans got the job done thanks to a 27th minute goal from Clint Dempsey , in a clash that degenerated into a physical and ill-tempered affair. "That performance by John was definitely something...

20 dead after club shooting; shooter is dead

U.S. President Barack Obama has spoken about the tragic massacre that has claimed the lives of at least 50 people following a mass shooting inside a gay nightclub in Orlando , Florida. "One of our longtime bartender friends was in a small litt...

Campaign to remove judge in Stanford rape case gains steam

She released a follow-up statement saying she planned to remain anonymous at present and added, "for now, I am everywoman". "It is enough to be suffering", the unnamed victim wrote in response to the Turner's family and defense team after they ...

Gordie Howe Dead At 88

DETROIT — Gordie Howe, the rough-and-tumble Canadian farm boy whose boundless blend of talent and toughness made him the NHLs quintessential star during a career that lasted into his 50s, died Friday. "No one in their right mind ever wanted to tangl...

Brazil health minister says Zika not a worry for Olympics

But on Friday, Barros noted that the Summer Games will be held in Brazil's winter, when the Aedes Aegypti mosquito that transmits the disease tends to die off. Last month, 150 health experts issued an open letter to the United Nations health agency...

Orlando Police ID 'Voice' star's shooter

He said detectives were attempting to get information from the suspect's phone and had not yet established a motive for the killing. In Grimmie's first appearance on the show in 2014, all four judges wanted her. Grimmie was rushed to a hospital but...

Bangladesh detains 1600 suspected radicals to end attacks

In recent days, an elderly Hindu priest was found almost decapitated in a rice field, while a Christian grocer was hacked to death near a church, with ISIS claiming responsibility for the killings. Bangladesh authorities insist there are no foreign t...

Wales comes close to ending hoodoo but All Blacks prevail

Still, the Welsh have sounded typically confident, and have spoken over the past week about the All Blacks' weaknesses and vulnerability. The All Blacks 23 features an experienced core of senior players and new talent, with 720 caps in the squa...

Queen Elizabeth II and family mark 90th birthday with parade

Well there was no sign of 1-year-old's feisty side as she joined her mother and other members of the royal family on the balcony as part of Queen Elizabeth II's 90 birthday celebrations. According to The Telegraph , Charlotte's older brother, Prin...

Obama endorses Hillary Clinton for president

Feeling the burn from Democratic power brokers - including President Obama and MA U.S. Sen. Clinton said she spoke by phone with Sanders on Wednesday and plans to work with him and his supporters in to prepare for a fall campaign against Republic...

Blair, Major to warn Brexit threatens United Kingdom unity

Meanwhile election chiefs warned that extending the deadline for registering to vote in the European Union referendum poses a risk to the smooth running of the vote. They also said the UK's open border with the Republic of Ireland would also be put...

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Sessions ends transgender workplace protections

The government's compelling interest in enforcing these laws should mean the businesses lose their arguments - but the Department of Justice guidance suggests that the interest in...

Trump guts Obamacare's contraceptive mandate

The administration has issued a long-expected revision to Obama-era rules . "With this rule, the Trump administration is taking direct aim at birth control coverage for mor...

United Kingdom leader Theresa May's slogan literally fell apart during her 'disastrous' speech

Britain's under-fire Prime Minister Theresa May was facing a fight for her political life Friday with a growing number of her own MPs said to favor a challenge to her leadersh...

Bangladesh to move 800000 Rohingya into single camp

Up until now they've been living in a range of different refugee camps across southern Bangladesh. They plan to expand an existing camp near the border town of Cox's Bazar so tha...

Shop that sold gun to Las Vegas shooter forced into lockdown

Paddock transferred $100,000 to the Philippines in the days before the shooting, the AP reported. Authorities are grasping to find a motive for Paddock, a 64-year-old retiree and...

United States seeks 'new Israel' in region, Khamenei says of Iraq Kurd referendum

Ayatollah Khamenei further termed the development as an "incident", adding that Iran and Turkey must take any possible measures to confront with the incident. Iraqi Prime Minster H...

No 'terrorism' charges for now in Edmonton attack

Subsequently, a van was stopped at a checkpoint, and the name of the driver appeared to be similar to the name of the registered owner of the auto that hit the officer. In March 2...

Sunny, high near 70 — TODAY'S FORECAST

The overnight low is expected to be near 47. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 82. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Tonight: Mostly cle...

In Iraq's tinderbox city, referendum sparks fears of sectarian war

The Trump administration has said it does not recognise the independence referendum in Iraq's Kurdish region - as tensions flare between the regional government and Baghdad. Yild...

Why rockfalls happen in Yosemite

The National Park Service reportedly sent a helicopter to the Higher Cathedral Spire to help rescue the climber. An vast mass of granite plunged from the side of El Capita...

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Twitter Finds More Than 200 Russia Linked Accounts

Twitter Finds More Than 200 Russia Linked Accounts

The three companies are facing intense scrutiny from U.S. House and Senate intelligence panels as investigators focus on social media's role in Russia's efforts to interfere ...

Kent's Henry Bolton becomes latest Ukip leader

Kent's Henry Bolton becomes latest Ukip leader

She tweeted: "Today: Jihad - 1 Truth - 0". "I read her manifesto on her website". Bolton, an ex-soldier, won 30% of the vote, seeing off Anne Marie Waters's challenge. IT WAS...

Ex-USC assistant charged in corruption probe (Updated with USC statement)

Ex-USC assistant charged in corruption probe (Updated with USC statement)

Evans surrendered to federal marshals early Wednesday on federal corruption charges following an investigation into the criminal influence of money on coaches and players in the NC...

Trump Waives Jones Act Amid Puerto Rico's Food And Water Crisis

Trump Waives Jones Act Amid Puerto Rico's Food And Water Crisis

Defense Department said 80 percent of the island's electricity lines are damaged and almost half its residents are without drinking water. The roughly 100-year-old Jones Act req...

Trump unhappy with top health official over travel

Trump unhappy with top health official over travel

When asked if he would fire the Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary over the matter, the Republican president said: "We'll see". The House Oversight and Government Reform c...