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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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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 ...