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Venezuela's Maduro and opponents to continue talk

Although normally at loggerheads with Washington, President Nicolas Maduro met senior USA diplomat Tom Shannon on Monday (Oct 31). They agreed to meet again November 11, said Italian prelate Claudio Maria Celli, the Vatican mediator, according to l...

Syrian army claims rebel bombardment of Aleppo killed 84 in 3 days

Citing video-recorded evidence from Aleppo , Amnesty said the opposition groups " have used imprecise explosive weapons including mortars and Katyusha rockets " in densely populated civilian areas - an act that "flagrantly violates global humanitari...

Youngest American voters back Hillary Clinton for presidency

She urged supporters to take part in early voting, which began this week in Florida, likely to be one of the biggest prizes on election night. Clinton told a rally in Florida, one of the battleground states where the election is likely to be decide...

Pakistan information minister removed over newspaper leak that angered army

Khan has said that now that the government has been found complicit in breach of national security with planting of story, sacrificing one 'darbari' minister is not enough, learnt 24 News. India has long accused Pakistan's military of sponsoring th...

Four killed, two injured in firing at Majlis in Karachi

The deceased and injured have been shifted to Abbasi Shaheed hospital while security personnel have reached the site. As per the report, the attackers entered the religious place where the participants had gathered for the " majlis ". "Four men wer...

Spain breaks deadlock, re-elects Rajoy prime minister

But others, including the Socialists and anti-austerity Podemos ("We Can"), have said they will fight Rajoy's policies and will not approve his budgets. After the vote, Rajoy sought to strike a conciliatory tone. If Rajoy, 61, had not won the parli...

House debates bill to restrict naming officers in shootings

Wolf says he plans to sign a bill to liberalize beer sales laws in Pennsylvania. Select the newsletters you would like to subscribe to . Bills on the move Wednesday could include legislation to overhaul benefits in Pennsylvania's two big pu...

Judge tosses reporter Amy Goodman's riot charge for covering pipeline protests

Their protests have attracted thousands of other Native Americans. The footage showed guards using dogs and pepper stray against protesters on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. If that's all he's got, it's a chilling affront to the concept of a...

Formalise 2003 ceasefire to end tensions: Abdul Basit

The National Security Advisor appreciated the Prime Minister's policy of reaching out to the neighbour countries for establishing cordial relationships with them. "We need to move from symbolism to substance and from conflict management to conflict r...

South Africa becomes second country to leave the global criminal court

The ICC started in 2002 as the first global court with jurisdiction to investigate and prosecute individuals for genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes . "The implementation of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court Act, 20...

Republican VP nominee Mike Pence to make campaign stop in ABQ

Donald Trump has an appearance set at a county fair in Delaware. "I think there's no question that the evidence continues to point in that direction", Pence said. "We're voting for who can run this country the best". The Indiana governor previous...

Obama's transgender school policy hits roadblock

Student A, with the help of the ACLU of IL, filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights, claiming that being barred from the girl's locker room violated her rights under Title IX of U.S. Title IX protects people f...

Android Nougat 7.1 Set To Be Available As Beta Preview

Google's newly released smartphones - Pixel and Pixel XL - are selling like hotcakes in the United States, at least that's what online stores indicate. At the time of switch on the phone, the Apple users will get an option to switch their emails, ph...

Nadda finds SUM safety measures inadequate

Nadda on Wednesday exerted indirect pressure on the state administration to bring to book the real culprits and punish them. "A fresh advisory will be given to all states so that such incidents do not take place anywhere", Nadda said before winding u...

Brexit would 'very likely' have to be ratified by parliament

Eadie QC, who was speaking in court about what was likely to happen at the end of the negotiations, in 2019, said: "The government view at the moment is it is very likely that any such agreement will be subject to ratification". "I'm baffled", Lord...

French court OKs Calais migrant camp closure, amid NGO fears

I hope British hospitality is not being abused. On Monday the Red Cross issued a statement saying it was "proud to be helping to finally bring these children, who have been fending for themselves in conditions unimaginable to most adults, to the Un...

President Obama Questions Donald Trump's Approach Toward Russia

Mr. Trump added that "she shouldn't be talking so tough" about Russian Federation, and he suggested, as he has repeatedly in recent months, that Russian Federation could be an ally in fighting the Islamic State. "But their behavior has undermined wor...

Russia, Syria halt Aleppo airstrikes ahead of 8-hour lull

The Russian air force and the Syrian army recently upped their offensives in Aleppo in order to banish the rebels from the east of the city. The reasons for such a discrepancy were not immediately clear, and Laerke specified that it would be up to Ru...

Putin to Kremlin journalists: US is watching you

Russian Federation and India renewed their close ties at an annual meeting Saturday signing several cooperation agreements and deals worth over $5 billion. "Ours is a truly privileged relationship". Sergey Chemezov, a close associate of President ...

Centre ready to help Odisha in tackling fire incident: Nadda

SUM Hospital deputy superintendent Basant Pati said all patients from the ICU were shifted to other hospitals. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the tragedy was "mind-numbing" and directed the federal health minister to facilitate transfer of those...

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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...