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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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Saudi Arabia Pledges $1.5 Billion to Help Rebuild Iraq

It was also unclear how much of the $30 billion represented loans. "Iraq is required today to start a comprehensive reconstruction of the infrastructure and facilities that were ...

Donald Trump Wants To Replace Food Stamps With Meal Kits

Current USDA requirements say that able-bodied adults without children can only get three months of food stamps in three years unless they work or participate in a job training...

West Ham move further from EPL drop zone with Watford win

The win moved the Hornets up to 11th in the table with 30 points. West Ham United manager David Moyes praises striker Marko Arnautovic for his performance against Watford ...

Rights icon Asma Jahangir passes away

Her daughters were kidnapped and assaulted in 2008. "Despite our differences I always respected her for her fight for human rights and for standing up for her convictions", forme...

Westerville, Ohio officers killed in shooting

Joering was pronounced dead at the scene, while Morelli was transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital. Westerville Police Chief Joe Morbitzer said Joering died on the scene, ...

Venezuelan Electoral Body Sets Presidential Election Date

The 2018 elections were originally scheduled to take place in December, but the ruling socialist party is eager to hold the elections as soon as possible, sensing its current advan...

Justice official quits amid Trump attacks

Sessions applauded Brand for her service to the DOJ, calling her "a lawyer's lawyer". Brand was confirmed by the Senate on May 22 following a Judiciary Committee hearing alongs...

Kim Jong Un boasts of North Korea's 'world class military power'

North Korean military parades typically feature thousands of goose-stepping troops and hundreds of armoured vehicles, culminating with missiles rolling through Kim Il Sung Square -...

One officer dead, two others shot while serving warrant near Atlanta

The GBI said it has identified the suspect, but is withholding his name pending notification of his family. "They notified radio and a Locust Grove city police officer came to be...

Suspect In NFL Player's Death Has Bay Area DUI, Was Deported Twice

Jackson and the driver of his ride-share auto Jeffrey Monroe were killed Sunday morning after a black Ford F-150 pickup driven by a 37-year-old undocumented immigrant man struck...

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Israeli police recommend indicting Netanyahu for corruption

Israeli police recommend indicting Netanyahu for corruption

Netanyahu faces two corruption charges. Ynet reported that police are split on whether they have evidence to bring charges against Netanyahu on that that case. The law says t...

Crude palm oil futures fall 0.30% on profit-booking

Crude palm oil futures fall 0.30% on profit-booking

Prices felt the blow of these revised projections and will likely continue to feel it for a few more days. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude declined 66 cents to $64.79, after...

Jarvis Landry says he was not taking shot at Patrick Surtain Jr

Jarvis Landry says he was not taking shot at Patrick Surtain Jr

Alabama also lost two commits to flips, as Quay Walker ended up choosing Georgia and Bobby Brown chose Texas A&M. Alabama's 19-player class finished the year ranked No. Enterin...

Winter Olympics: Australian moguls team confident of Pyeongchang medal success

Winter Olympics: Australian moguls team confident of Pyeongchang medal success

Pence is bringing Otto Warmbier's father Fred - the United States student who died in 2017 shortly after he was released from North Korean detention - to the opening ceremony late...

Ex-Sports Doctor Gets Up to 125 More Years Behind Bars

Ex-Sports Doctor Gets Up to 125 More Years Behind Bars

Nassar was sentenced last month in Michigan's Ingham County to sexually abusing female athletes under the guise of medical treatment, and will receive a further sentence on Mon...