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Senate Approves Waiver 81-17 to Let Mattis Run Pentagon

Kirsten Gillibrand of NY, who supports opening all combat positions in the military to women, gays, lesbians, bisexual and transgender troops. To gain confirmation from Congress, Mattis is courting the approval of Republicans and Democrats on the S...

N. Korea has plutonium for 10 nuclear bombs: S. Korea

North Korea is believed to have some 50 kg of weapons-grade plutonium, or enough to make 10 nuclear bombs, according to the South Korean Defense Ministry's 2016 defense white paper, which was released January 11, Yonhap reported. North Korea has ne...

Driver Among 17 Arrested in Kardashian West Robbery

Police identified the 72 years old man as Pierre B and believes that he played an organizational role in the crime. According to French newspaper Le Monde , one of the suspects arrested is a limo driver from an upscale limousine company that is ...

Manitoba MP removed from Trudeau's cabinet

The former minister, Chrystia Freeland , has been promoted to minister of foreign affairs and will retain control over trade relations with the United States. His prickly demeanour was also seen as ill-suited to dealing with the unpredictable Trump,...

Prostitute prescriptions: German Greens slammed for state-funded sex proposal

The plan is for sexual assistance to be a part of the fundamental rights of the less-privileged in the society which means that the cost of sexual services can be claimed as a part of medical expenses, a law which is already in place in the Netherlan...

Turkey kills 32 Daesh militants in north Syria

Two defense officials say that Russian Federation has conducted "several" airstrikes in support of the Turkish military fighting in Al Bab, Syria. The agency also disseminated their photos which were taken in Cobanbey district of Syria. " Turkey has...

Mexico probes shooting of USA consular employee

CCTV footage of a gunman who shot and wounded the unnamed US consular employee have been posted on the US Consulate's Facebook page. The gunman is then seen following him. The latest attack prompted the USA embassy to issue a security message on Sa...

Trump orders ambassadors to leave posts by inauguration

The US ambassador to New Zealand Mark Gilbert confirmed this to Reuters . "It feels like there's an element just of spite and payback in it", Derek Shearer, professor of diplomacy at Occidental College and a former United States ambassador to Finl...

Opinion polls divided on 2017 election outcome in Uttar Pradesh, Punjab

When asked about the decision on BJP's chief ministerial candidate for Uttar Pradesh , Singh said "many a times we have contested elections without a face". "The BJP will gain from the family feud in the SP, as its core vote base will shift to the B...

Prison escapee suspected in Mass. bank robbery attempt

The man allegedly passed a note to the teller demanding money shortly before 9:30 a.m. Massachusetts State Police have announced that escaped fugitive James Walter Morales , who escaped from the Wyatt Detention facility in Central Falls last weeke...

Trump backs Assange on Russian hacking claims, blasts DNC 'carelessness'

We are witnessing a great dustup between the incoming President, Donald Trump , and the people who will be his "intelligence community" in 16 days when he is inaugurated. But it suits both Assange and Trump to continue to deny Russian involvement. A...

Heidi and Spencer Pratt Scored $700k for 'Celebrity Big Brother' UK

However, most fans seem to believe that Heidi may just be bluffing, ahead of the official reveal during the CBB launch show. Ray J, who was rumoured to be dating Houston at the time, was also there. The new series airs on Channel 5 at 9pm tonig...

Megyn Kelly Leaving Fox After 12 Years To Join NBC - New Report

The report also claims Kelly will "take regular part in the network's special political programming and other big-event coverage". Kelly worked at Fox News for 12 years and became one of its highest-profile stars. "We're lucky to have her", he sa...

Finland's Basic Income Experiment Hopes to Reduce Poverty

It's a test of an economic strategy known as Basic Income, which at its core is essentially free money for every person once they reach a certain age, without any prerequisites. He writes: "When a sensible proponent of the universal basic income st...

Trump promises revelation on election hacking claims

In response to the report by the intelligence committee, Obama expelled 35 Russian operatives and closed two compounds in Maryland and NY. He argued that Obama took no known action two years ago when China took the million-plus records that inclu...

Taiwan says president to transit Houston, San Francisco next month

What the world is seeing today is that China is emerging more aggressive not only towards Taiwan but also towards all of its neighbors through challenging sea lanes of communication and commerce and showing an ever-increasing militarism, the analyst ...

Brother of murdered JonBenét Ramsey sues CBS for $750m

JonBenet Ramsey was found dead in the basement of her family home in Boulder, Colorado, on Boxing Day 1996. The 29-year-old wasn't the biggest fan of CBS's two-part special The Case of: JonBenét Ramsey, mostly because the show's panel of experts s...

Obama administration to retaliate for suspected Russian meddling into election

One White House official noted their concerns for what could happen in the future, given what occurred in this election. Ellen Nakashima writes Russian Federation denied involvement in the cyber breach related to the USA election interference.

Seal smashes cars in Australian neighborhood

He's optimistic that any damage to the cars can be repaired. It climbed over two cars parked in Mr Gregory's driveway. "There's actually a waterway, river outlet across the road from where he is, which is how we believe he's actually made his way...

Chinese aircraft carrier expected to dock at naval base in Hainan

Reuters reported that while the Chinese regime has not elaborated on what the Liaoning is doing, Taiwan said the "aircraft carrier skirted waters outside of its eastern air defense identification zone". West Coast, without elaborating. Three de...

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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 ...