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Austria's Freedom Party conceded defeat on Sunday in its bid to elect Europe's first far-right president, as projections showed its candidate Norbert Hofer lagging behind in a bitterly fought election re-run. Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Germany's fo...

English endorsed as next NZ prime minister after Key's sudden resignation

But despite the awesome career I have had in politics, all of this has come at quite some sacrifice for the people who are dearest to me - my family. His wife Bronagh had endured " many lonely nights" and his children Stephie and Max had been put ...

Man guilty of giving cash to terror attacks suspect convicted in UK

Zakaria Boufassil, together with Mohammed Ali Ahmed, supplied the money to Mohamed Abrini, dubbed "the man in the hat" after he was caught on CCTV at Brussels airport just before the bombing in March this year. Carlile told the Times that " several...

Syria army closes in on key Aleppo district

Russian Federation and China vetoed a draft resolution filed by Egypt, Spain, and New Zealand on Monday regarding a peace solution in Syria during a session of the United Nations (UN) security council. The fall of eastern Aleppo, the only major urban...

Trump picks 'warrior monk' to be USA defense secretary

James Mattis, a retired Marine general, is an unorthodox choice. "But we're not announcing it until Monday so don't tell anybody, ' Trump quipped at a rally in Cincinnati as part of a 'Thank You Tour". However, according to NBC , he is not fond of...

Trump promises 'consequences' for companies that ship jobs out of U.S.

In a Twitter message, Trump said: "ISIS is taking credit for the awful stabbing attack at Ohio State University by a Somali refugee who should not have been in our country". "It is time to remove the rust from the Rust Belt and usher in a new industr...

Delhi police book five for raping American woman in five-star hotel

His friends also took turns to assault her, the complaint by the woman stated and added that soon after the accident she left for the US. But after reaching home, she told her parents about the incident and they asked her to file a complaint.

Dozens gather in Virginia to protest ban on classic books

I understand this is a literature classic. "I don't want to see it happen because if you start with one racial word in a book and have to go on and on and on, and pretty soon you'll be burning books left and right", said parent R. Other parents in ...

So that's how the promise of electoral reform ends

The exchange capped a unusual and at-times tense day on Parliament Hill - one that saw the Liberals on the electoral reform committee recommend abandoning Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's promise that 2015 would be the last federal election under fi...

Trump supporters move to block election recount

Her critics say she is simply trying to raise money and her political profile while building a donor database. Vote counts reported on election night are unofficial, so changes occur in every election. "The cost of this recount to MI taxpayers co...

Iraqi troops take 2 neighborhoods in Mosul

A trader in Mosul , speaking by telephone, said no new food or fuel supplies had reached the city since Sunday. "Two days ago the electricity generator supplying the neighborhoods stopped working because of lack of fuel". Some posters had instruct...

Japan, Russia hope to ease visa system - Japan's foreign ministry

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said today it would be hard to close the gap in positions over a peace treaty and territorial dispute with Japan, two weeks before President Vladimir Putin visits. Moscow has been urging Tokyo to discuss the iss...

Russia Looking to Improve Ties With US -- Putin

Putin said: "I order the government.to work out a substantial plan of action for the period up to 2025 that would allow us to reach an economic growth rate that is faster than the global average from the end of 2019 or beginning of 2020". Vladimir Pu...

MAC Championship Game Preview and Livestream Western Michigan vs. Ohio University

Whether Fleck - a hot rumored candidate to get a coaching position in a major conference - will still be with WMU after it finds out will be seen. That would delay the announcements of a number of other bowl matchups. That was about all the Bobcats c...

Baltimore police search for clues after 6 shot, 2 fatally

Friday. Police are searching for clues after two people were killed and four others were injured when shots rang out in front of a northwest Baltimore store. The department is considering whether to file charges against the man, who has a history...

Net Long-Term UK Immigration Hovers at Record Levels

At 335,000, it was just 1,000 under the previous peak from past year. "Net migration remains around record levels, but it is stable compared with recent years", said Nicola White, head of worldwide migration statistics for the ONS. " There is no ...

Colombia's congress ratifies peace accord with rebels

And while the FARC is not the only armed group responsible for the violence, bringing its members into the fold is a historic step and a huge success for the Santos administration. Peace talks with the FARC began in November 2012 in Cuba and for mo...

Massive storm killed three asthma sufferers in Melbourne

More than 2,000 people suffered breathing problems in Melbourne when a severe storm caused the " thunderstorm asthma ". Ambulance Victoria executive director emergency operations Mick Stephenson said it was an "unprecedented workload" after t...

BSF jawan injured in attack by infiltrators

While discussing India's eastern border security, he explained that to fence the Bangladesh border is humanly not possible as it is surrounded by water bodies, but BSF is taking steps to fill the unfenced gaps using technology. Sharma said BSF had ...

Britain's UKIP elects Nuttall to replace Farage as new leader

Former soldier John Rees-Evans, who once claimed a gay donkey attempted to rape his horse, finished third with 2775 votes, a total of 18.1% of the total vote. In accepting the result, an MEP for North West England positioned UKIP as a party for disaf...

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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 ...