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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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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...