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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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Saudi Arabia Pledges $1.5 Billion to Help Rebuild Iraq

It was also unclear how much of the $30 billion represented loans. "Iraq is required today to start a comprehensive reconstruction of the infrastructure and facilities that were ...

Donald Trump Wants To Replace Food Stamps With Meal Kits

Current USDA requirements say that able-bodied adults without children can only get three months of food stamps in three years unless they work or participate in a job training...

West Ham move further from EPL drop zone with Watford win

The win moved the Hornets up to 11th in the table with 30 points. West Ham United manager David Moyes praises striker Marko Arnautovic for his performance against Watford ...

Rights icon Asma Jahangir passes away

Her daughters were kidnapped and assaulted in 2008. "Despite our differences I always respected her for her fight for human rights and for standing up for her convictions", forme...

Westerville, Ohio officers killed in shooting

Joering was pronounced dead at the scene, while Morelli was transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital. Westerville Police Chief Joe Morbitzer said Joering died on the scene, ...

Venezuelan Electoral Body Sets Presidential Election Date

The 2018 elections were originally scheduled to take place in December, but the ruling socialist party is eager to hold the elections as soon as possible, sensing its current advan...

Justice official quits amid Trump attacks

Sessions applauded Brand for her service to the DOJ, calling her "a lawyer's lawyer". Brand was confirmed by the Senate on May 22 following a Judiciary Committee hearing alongs...

Kim Jong Un boasts of North Korea's 'world class military power'

North Korean military parades typically feature thousands of goose-stepping troops and hundreds of armoured vehicles, culminating with missiles rolling through Kim Il Sung Square -...

One officer dead, two others shot while serving warrant near Atlanta

The GBI said it has identified the suspect, but is withholding his name pending notification of his family. "They notified radio and a Locust Grove city police officer came to be...

Suspect In NFL Player's Death Has Bay Area DUI, Was Deported Twice

Jackson and the driver of his ride-share auto Jeffrey Monroe were killed Sunday morning after a black Ford F-150 pickup driven by a 37-year-old undocumented immigrant man struck...

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Israeli police recommend indicting Netanyahu for corruption

Israeli police recommend indicting Netanyahu for corruption

Netanyahu faces two corruption charges. Ynet reported that police are split on whether they have evidence to bring charges against Netanyahu on that that case. The law says t...

Crude palm oil futures fall 0.30% on profit-booking

Crude palm oil futures fall 0.30% on profit-booking

Prices felt the blow of these revised projections and will likely continue to feel it for a few more days. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude declined 66 cents to $64.79, after...

Jarvis Landry says he was not taking shot at Patrick Surtain Jr

Jarvis Landry says he was not taking shot at Patrick Surtain Jr

Alabama also lost two commits to flips, as Quay Walker ended up choosing Georgia and Bobby Brown chose Texas A&M. Alabama's 19-player class finished the year ranked No. Enterin...

Winter Olympics: Australian moguls team confident of Pyeongchang medal success

Winter Olympics: Australian moguls team confident of Pyeongchang medal success

Pence is bringing Otto Warmbier's father Fred - the United States student who died in 2017 shortly after he was released from North Korean detention - to the opening ceremony late...

Ex-Sports Doctor Gets Up to 125 More Years Behind Bars

Ex-Sports Doctor Gets Up to 125 More Years Behind Bars

Nassar was sentenced last month in Michigan's Ingham County to sexually abusing female athletes under the guise of medical treatment, and will receive a further sentence on Mon...