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Troops, rescuers search for trapped firefighters after Iran building collapse

Police had previously blocked off streets around the 17-story structure, which was among the first high-rises built in the Iranian capital. In the images broadcast on state television one side of the building started tumbling first almost knocking ...

Malia Obama's making her move on Hollywood - again

Harvey Weinstein has held fundraisers for several democrats over the years-including Obama-but Malia actually has the work experience to back up her new gig. While her parents are obviously thrilled that their daughter has chosen to attend the eli...

Quakes hit snow-bound central Italy

The tremors sent residents living near the epicenter, which has also been buried under over 3-feet of snow in recent days, into the wintry streets and fields to avoid possible building collapses. Three more quakes were recorded on October 26 to 27, d...

Rescuers search for survivors after avalanche hits hotel in central Italy

The avalanche followed four earthquakes of more than magnitude 5 in the space of four hours earlier on Wednesday. Giampiero Parete had feared the worst after he avoided being swamped by the avalanche because he had gone to the family auto to get hi...

China Demands Trump Ban Taiwanese Delegation from Inauguration

John Bolton, formerly USA ambassador to the United Nations and a top adviser to Trump, has called for American troops to be stationed in on the self-ruled island. "I am generally optimistic", said Yu. China's mandarins appear confident that they ha...

Over 3000 protest at Chennai's Marina beach supporting 'Jallikattu'

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) and Federation of India Animal Protection Agencies (FIAPA) have been at the forefront of opposing Jallikattu since as long back as 2004. Sports falls within the domain of the state, it does not fall ...

China urges the United States to stop Taiwanese delegation from attending Trump's inauguration

A United States delegation attended the inauguration of the Taiwanese president, Tsai Ing-wen, in 2015. Hua made no mention of the long-running dispute over Taiwan, the self-governing island that China claims as its own territory. In recent weeks, ...

Manish Sisodia under CBI lens on campaign

However, "Talk to AK" couldn't be continued. Preliminary Enquiry (PE) has no legal sanctity and it was "leaked" by CBI as BJP wants AAP to get sympathy and cut votes of Congress in Punjab elections, said Delhi Congress president Ajay Maken.

Martin McGuinness to retire from frontline electoral politics

Ten years ago in May, McGuinness made history by entering a government with his once bitter foe, Ian Paisley of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP). His resignation led to the collapse of the power-sharing government at Stormont, the seat of the Nor...

OIC urges an end to Rohingya Muslims' ordeal

Malaysian Foreign Minister Anifah Aman said Wednesday the matter is worrying to the OIC as it was established to protect the Muslim community. "We now hope that the government of Myanmar will respond positively to the recommendation contained in pa...

Obama Says Trump Shouldn't Confuse Russia Sanctions With Nuclear Reduction

Putin went on to say that Trump "has been with the most lovely women in the world, so why would he need prostitutes in Moscow?" "He spent time with the most lovely women in the world". But people who order fake news like this, which are now bein...

SpaceX launches Iridium NEXT satellites

Hawthorne-based SpaceX successfully returned to space on Saturday with a launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base, launching ten Iridium satellites into orbit, and successfully landing the first stage of the rocket an its barge at sea. Space X officia...

Gangasagar stampede: Six killed as pilgrims rush to board boat at Gangasagar

The injured have been admitted to Kakdweep Hospital and Diamond Harbour Sub-Divisional Hospital in Kolkata , which is 80 km from the famous Hindu pilgrim spot, according to Hindustan Times . Therefore, massive crowd amassing near the docks, during ...

The day when 'wet foot, dry foot' became policy and changed immigration

This decision by Mr. Obama serves as final closure to nearly 50 years of opposition and rivalry between Cuba and the United States, and to further reconstruct a normalized state regarding diplomatic relations with the country that former USA presiden...

Marks & Spencer clothing arm returns to sales growth

Mr Rowe, who replaced Marc Bolland in April and has made revitalising M&S's clothing business a priority, said that better ranges, availability and prices had helped to drive sales... But he stressed there was more work to do in turning its clothing ...

White offers $25M to both Mayweather, McGregor

White has insisted his offer is the only concrete one as talk intensifies around a super-fight between Mayweather and UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor. Mayweather also labeled the Irishman being granted a boxing license in California a publici...

Princess Margaret's former husband Lord Snowdon dies aged 86

Armstrong-Jones, better known by his aristocratic title Lord Snowdon , led a hedonistic lifestyle of Caribbean holidays and celebrity parties with Margaret that epitomised the "Swinging Sixties". He had a hard time transforming from a bohemian membe...

Marine Le Pen Spotted At Trump Tower During 'Private Visit' To NYC

Reporters staking out the residence of Donald Trump spotted Ms. Le Pen having coffee with three men in the basement of Trump Tower. Also sighted with Le Pen was George "Guido" Lombardi, an Italian businessman who lives in Trump Tower and was desc...

Caught in an avalanche

A unusual whirring sound kicks in thanks to Oye's Black Diamond airbag pack , a backpack that inflates to keep its wearer safe in an avalanche situation. Marlene said she has seen her grandson pull all kinds of insane stunts, but was still shook up ...

Motive? Ambushed Arizona DPS trooper saved after passing driver shoots dead sniper

As the trooper was blocking off lanes and setting up flares, the assailant shot the trooper in the chest and then proceeded to physically attack him, Milstead said . "I didn't know what was going to happen", he said. It was at this point that an "...

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London crash: Van slams into crowd leaving mosque, one arrested

CNN is reporting that the incident occurred near a mosque as people were leaving a service. The police said they were called after reports of a collision on Seven Sisters Road, w...

Oil hits six-week low as OPEC fails to curb oversupply

The EIA said USA crude inventories fell by 1.7 million barrels in the week ending June 9, against a market expectation of a 2.7 million drawdown and compared to yesterday's 2.7 ...

White House denies Trump wants Mueller out, but heat's on

Ruddy said the ethics behind Mueller's presence are concerning considering how he was appointed to be special counsel. As Rosenstein went on to say, "I've been a prosecutor for 2...

Rule gives Oregonians non-gender option on driver's license

In September, Keenan was able to change her New York City-issued birth certificate. A 2015 survey of more than 27,000 transgender people across all 50 states found that 68...

No longer out of bounds: Trump allies question Mueller probe

Under current Justice Department regulations, firing Mueller would have to be done by deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein, not the president- though those regulations could theo...

Congressman: Ex-aide shows 'feistiness' after shooting

Matt Mika , director of government relations in the meat processor's Washington office, was shot when a gunman fired upon a group of congressmen practicing for an upcoming char...

DC police seek arrest of Turks for melee, angering Erdogan

The Metropolitan Police Department said in a brief statement that Sinan Narin had been arrested in Virginia on an aggravated assault charge. Mahmut Sami Ellialti, who told C...

Zarif to Annan: Iran to Provide Qatar with Humanitarian Aids

It comes as relations between Tehran and Washington have grown increasingly strained, most recently overshadowed by a string of allegations made by a number of high-ranking Irani...

SCO Summit: India inducted into organisation, Narendra Modi meets Afghan President

President Ashraf Ghani called for joint efforts against terrorism and said those countries which differentiate between good terrorists and bad terrorists will pay the price for it....

US soldiers killed by Afghan soldier; Taliban takes credit for attack

The shooting took place a few hours after an American airstrike in southern Helmand Province accidentally killed two Afghan policemen. Such insider attacks have happened before...

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UK prime minister's top aides resign after election fiasco

Her Downing Street office initially said last Saturday that the "principles of an outline agreement" had been agreed with the DUP, only for the smaller party to contradict that hou...

Ukip's stand-in leader warns Theresa May: Don't water down Brexit objectives

The so-called confidence and supply agreement means that the supporting party will back the government in motions of confidence by either voting in favor or abstaining, while ret...

Kushner asked to 'lay low' amid Russian interference reports

Kushner asked to 'lay low' amid Russian interference reports

President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared "Got Dem Visas" Kushner, wanted to have a burner phone in the White House that was directly connected to Russian Federation ; the ...

Palestinians say Gaza man killed at protest on Gaza border

He said in Berlin he is seeking a response "soon". The incident took place after the soldiers fired many live rounds at Palestinians protesting on their lands, close to the bor...

After Trump Says Iran Reaps What it Sows, Iran Condemns "Repugnant" Statement

The ministry did not identify the men's hometowns, nor say how they were able to evade authorities. He did not elaborate. US Council on Foreign Relations president Richard Haass ...