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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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Why I changed my mind and am glad Trump tweets

She goes on to say that while she has no desire to be First Lady, the idea of being First Mother tickles her fancy. The true first lady responded with a sharply-worded statement...

Saudi Arabia agrees to buy Russian S-400 air defense system

The report came during a visit by Saudi King Salman to Moscow . Saudi Arabia has signed preliminary agreements to buy S-400 air defense systems and receive "cutting-edge tec...

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...

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In Iraq's tinderbox city, referendum sparks fears of sectarian war

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

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...

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...