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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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Sioux City Younkers to close, according to reports

It appears the end is near for Bon-Ton. The Bon-Ton's parent company, which has corporate offices in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, operates more than 250 stores under several namep...

Narendra Modi Sweden visit: 10 things on PM's agenda

Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and his Swedish counterpart Stefan Löfven. After attending an Indian community event here late on Tuesday night, Modi will depart for London on ...

Toronto police to provide update on Bruce McArthur investigation Monday

Idsinga says Kanagaratnam's remains were found at a home McArthur used as storage for his landscaping business. He was not on file as missing in Canada. McArthur was arrested in Ja...

United States bans sales to Chinese phone-maker ZTE

Stephen Hadley, national security adviser under President George W. Bush, on President Trump's decision to block Broadcom's takeover of Qualcomm , the president's push for a wall ...

Russian Federation on wrong side of Syria war: Mike Pence warns Putin

United States Vice President Michael Pence on Saturday said that Russian Federation is "on the wrong side of the war" while referring to recent strikes on Syria by the U.S. This w...

Trump puts off Syria strike decision, will talk to allies

Al-Jaafari was quoted by SANA news agency as saying that the Syrian government was ready to facilitate the teams' entry into any point in Douma, Eastern Ghouta's largest town. But ...

Trump Promises to Lay Off States with Legal Marijuana

While many states have decriminalized or legalized marijuana use, the drug is still illegal under federal law, which created a conflict between federal and state law. "Since the ca...

Zuckerberg testimony tells us nothing new about privacy

And the tech illiteracy of numerous senators hampered the efficacy of much of the questioning , with Zuckerberg at times having to explain basic features of the social network...

Watch Yankees vs. Red Sox

Tyler Austin slid into second base hard on a force out causing the benches to clear, but nothing happened as the players just conversed on the diamond. Austin carried over the ...

Donald Trump eyeing return to TPP tade pact: US Senators

Lawmakers at a White House meeting on trade say that President Trump is eyeing a re-entry into the Trans Pacific Partnership after making the United States' exit from the trade...

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Syria braces for possible U.S. attack, calls it 'reckless'

Syria braces for possible U.S. attack, calls it 'reckless'

Trump had tweeted earlier that Russian Federation shouldn't be allied with a "Gas Killing Animal", a reference to Syrian President Bashar Assad, whose regime is accused of killi...

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull racks up 30th Newspoll loss

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull racks up 30th Newspoll loss

When he toppled former Prime Minister Tony Abbott in 2015, Mr Turnbull justified the move by noting that Mr Abbott had trailed the Labor opposition party in 30 consecutive New...

Saudi air defence forces intercept missile over Najran - statement

Saudi air defence forces intercept missile over Najran - statement

Saudi Air Forces announced Wednesday the interception of two missiles fired from Yemen, including one towards Riyadh, Al Arabiya local news reported. "The missile force carried...

Real Madrid defend big lead in Champions League

Who would have told a young Buffon that he might end his Champions League career at the Bernabeu?" To do this, we will be playing a tight game and hope to do the impossible. "We ...

Educators remain solid in resolve during day 7 of Oklahoma teacher walkout

Educators remain solid in resolve during day 7 of Oklahoma teacher walkout

Teachers went on strike last week after lawmakers passed a funding package that offered only about $50 million for schools, where students have grappled with outdated, crumbling ...