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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", former cricketer and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader Imran Khan said in a...

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, and Morelli at a local hospital. Police provided no details about the ...

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 advantage over a divided and weak opposition. And the Venezuelan opposition...

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 alongside Rosenstein. She supervised the department's civil, antitrust and e...

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 - the highlight for Pyongyang-watchers who examine them for clues about...

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 a backup for them", McBrayer said during a news briefing .

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 both of them as they were standing on the side of a highway, accordin...

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 that the one to determine whether there is evidence against the prime...

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 dropping 0.5 per cent in the previous session. Moreover, an additiona...

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. Entering Wednesday, LSU was viewed as the heavy favorite for Surtain, who a...

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 later this week. However, Seoul's independent sanctions imposed on Pyongy...

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 Monday in neighbouring Eaton County. "I think that the way that my invest...

Iraqi Kurds say 4000 belonging to IS detained including foreigners

The U.S. -led global military coalition helped Iraqi forces recapture territory taken by Islamic State in 2014 and 2015, providing air and artillery support in the battle to for Mosul, and trained tens of thousands of elite Iraqi soldiers. The U.S. f...

U.S. 'disappointed' by signing of Holocaust law in Poland

Many people were surprised when lawmakers suddenly approved it on January 26, the day before International Holocaust Remembrance Day . Holocaust scholars and institutions have strongly denounced the law as well, arguing that its unclear wordin...

USA 'shamelessly threatening Russian Federation with atomic weapon', says Iran's Rouhani

The new policy was applauded by establishment Republican defense experts, including some who have shuddered at Trump's threats to use nuclear weapons against North Korea, but have anxious that he was insufficiently focused on Russia's nuclear moder...

Archaeologists discover 4000 year old tomb in Eqypt

For his part, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziri said that the tomb of the priest Hatbet probably is not the main tomb of the priest, as it is made of mud bricks with a mortar layer. "What we see above the earth's ...

Two Dead in South Carolina Amtrak Collision

Amtrak Train 91 was heading southbound and should have continued straight along the tracks, but the rail switch had been manually set to send the train onto the rail siding, where the CSX train was parked, NTSB Chairman Robert Sumwalt said Sunday...

Jammu and Kashmir: Avalanche kills three Indian Army jawan in Kupwara

The avalanche hit an army post near the Line of Control around 11:20 am, defence ministry sources told news agency IANS. However, relief and rescue operation by troops around was immediately launched. In occupied Kashmir, three Indian troops were k...

Syria: Russian fighter jet downed by rebels over Idlib

Russian Federation has launched a bombing campaign against revel groups in Syria in support of the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The Syrian opposition released footage on social media that purported to show the wreckage of the...

Overnight Rain and Snow

Again, residents are asked to use caution while driving to work or school. This low pressure cell will continue to jam up the snow along the high line and in southern Canada for the early part of Saturday but then that low drops down into Wyoming...

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Another Gold-Medal Gymnast Sues Team Dr. Nassar Over Abuse

Nassar was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison in January, and he was then sentenced to 40 to 125 years in prison in February on multiple counts of sexual abuse against girl...

Sean Hannity Is Also A Client Of Trump's Lawyer Michael Cohen

Later, he tweeted again to make it very clear Cohen never represented him in "any matter between me and a third-party". This is now officially an all-hands-on-deck effort to tota...

Died former first lady of the USA Barbara Bush

In the same conversation, she said she didn't fear death for herself or "my precious George". She struggled with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in her final years. U....

Former first lady Barbara Bush enjoyed her trips to Tulsa

Bush - and to Mr Jeb Bush , a former Florida governor and one-time presidential aspirant. The friend introduced him to Barbara Pierce, a publisher's daughter from Rye who was goi...

US, UK issue joint warning on Russian hackers

In a first-of-its-kind joint statement , released on Tuesday, the officials said they had "high confidence" that Russian state-sponsored cyber actors "are using compromised rout...

Syria strikes spark opposition in the West

Nor is there any indication that the strikes will deter the regime of President Bashar al-Assad from using chemical weapons against civilians again. The hawkish US ambassador to...

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 ...

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Russian Federation on wrong side of Syria war: Mike Pence warns Putin

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

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

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

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

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 ...