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Zara and Mike Tindall have lost their baby

Zara Tindall, née Phillips, is the daughter of Anne, Princess Royal, the Queen's daughter. After it was formally announced that the couple was expecting, Mike tweeted his joy. She underwent a two-and-a-half-hour operation during which surgeons re...

Christmas miracle: Browns get 1st win of season

Running back Isaiah Crowell score a pair of first half rushing touchdowns. But it was ultimately enough against the Chargers, who struggled to take back momentum after taking a 7-0 on their first possession. On the next play, Griffin completed a 21...

Dead orca found near Sechelt

Cottrell said a general diagnosis might be available in a few days, but it would more likely be a few weeks before anything certain could be known. Observers this summer noted that the animal was looking thin, said center Director Ken Balcomb.

Russia, Iran, Turkey cast themselves as deal-makers in Syria

Sayal said he expected the evacuation to end before evening if there were no hitches and matters proceeded normally. Buses drove some of the last civilians and fighters out of east Aleppo, Syria, today as evacuations resumed after a tense delay.

Weather warning issued ahead of Christmas

A severe weather warning has been issued in response to Storm Barbara , which is expected to batter much of the United Kingdom with gales of up to 90mph in the run up to Christmas. "We also expect some lightning and the chance of some icy roads". ...

Thirteen Turkish Soldiers Killed, 48 Wounded in Car Bomb Attack

Earlier, Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said 13 soldiers were martyred and 56 others wounded when a suicide vehicle bomb attack targeted a public bus in central Kayseri province on Saturday. Forty-four people died and more than 150 were wounded in ...

Andanar on Duterte's 'killer words': We take it seriously, but not literally

In the latest salvo in a dispute over the Filipino leader's deadly crackdown on drug use in his country, Duterte warned Americans, "prepare to leave the Philippines". Millennium Chllenge Corporation said it would keep monitoring events in the Philipp...

Gotham City Sirens: David Ayer to Direct Harley Quinn Spin-off

Expect Harley to be joined by two other Batman rogues, including Harley's BFF Poison Ivy and the Batman's on-again-off-again lady friend Catwoman. The character played by Will Smith also stands a shot at success courtesy, well, Will Smith. But gi...

Philippine official says president exaggerating on killings

Duterte had previously used the epithet against Pope Francis, although he later apologised, and the US ambassador to the Philippines. "Just to show the guys that, if I can do it, why can't you?" "I go around in Davao with a motorcycle, with a big bik...

'Growing Pains' actor Alan Thicke dies at 69

Thicke's publicist, Monique Moss, confirmed the news of " Alan's sudden passing", and said "we have no further details". The actor will be survived by three sons, one of whom is the well-known musician Robin Thicke whose reaction to his dad's deat...

Instagram makes its first live video offering

Now, Facebook has combined both these incredible features into one outstanding feature, i.e., Facebook Live 360 videos. However, with Facebook Live, the videos remained in the account of the user as long as he wants it to be accessible. The great b...

K'taka minister resigns over sex CD scandal

Karnataka Excise Minister HY Meti submitted his resignation letter over an alleged sex scandal, which was later accepted by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah who assured strict action against the leader if found guilty. A blackmail theory is also doing the...

Korea, Japan vow cooperation over N. Korea sanctions

The North has defied the global community in recent months, through repeated missile launches and nuclear tests. Park's administration worked closely with the United States to pursue tighter economic sanctions and rejected a resumption of negotiation...

'The X Factor' UK: How Matt Terry defeated Saara Aalto

We're not sure if Saara's version of "I Didn't Know My Own Strength" captured much of the same feeling. Terry's triumph is the second win for X Factor judge Nicole Scherzinger, who also mentored James Arthur, the victor of the 2012 series.

Andaman Rescue: 85 tourists rescued from Havelock Islands; massive operation underway

Air India officials in Port Blair said the flight from Chennai has departed the island at around 9.35 PM evacuating 165 tourists. Earlier on Friday Governor of Andaman, Jagdish Mukhi, said that around 320 foreign tourists are stranded at Avelock ...

Twin bomb blasts near market in northeast Nigerian city

Madagali is located on the border with Borno state, the birthplace of the militant group Boko Haram, and has incurred many attacks and abductions since the military retook the area from the militants in 2015. "Together, Nigerians can and will defeat ...

Rahul calls demonetisation biggest scam; Cong observes 'black day'

Why is he running away from debate? Congress Party Vice President Rahul Gandhi said that his speech on demonetisation - if he's allowed to speak in the Lok Sabha - has the potential to cause an "earthquake". The ruling party hit back at the Congres...

Istanbul vehicle bomb injures 20 police officers

The bomb, apparently targeting police, exploded outside the stadium of Istanbul football club Besikstas following its match against Bursaspor . Most of the casualties are believed to be police. The Istanbul-based club added: "We hope that the citi...

Jury Foreman: 5 Jurors Were Undecided on Slager Verdict

A mistrial was declared in the case after jurors failed to reach a unanimous verdict. The Baltimore officers charged in Freddie Gray's death, for instance, have been called " heroes ", while the mothers of unarmed black men who were killed by police ...

Jayalalithaa laid to rest next to her mentor MGR

Her mortal remains were flanked by her close aide Sasikalaa Natarajan and her family members on one side and her successor O Panneerselvam and other party leaders on the other. A sea of people paid homage to the leader as her body, draped in the tric...

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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...