Wisconsin ranked as nation's top party school

With extracurricular activities at St. Bonaventure catering to a wide range of interests, "It's easy to make friends and find a good fit", another student said. 18 spot in two categories: "Best College Library" and "College City Gets High Marks ", wh... More..

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Britney Spears hitches a ride for Corden's Carpool Karaoke
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Britney Spears hitches a ride for Corden's Carpool Karaoke

I had no idea he has kids, he's a teddy bear. "I've been right here dreaming of you", she continues; "Waiting for my man on the moon". "I'm like, 'This is just so awkward, it's so weird, '" she said. However, d...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

France criticizes Turkish military intervention in Syria

Consequently, the USA has found itself caught in the literal crossfire between its North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally and Kurdish fighters who form a large part of the Syrian Democratic Forces, which also ...More..

Turkey-backed rebels expel Kurdish forces from Syrian towns
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Turkey-backed rebels expel Kurdish forces from Syrian towns

Ankara announced on Wednesday that Turkish forces, backed by US-led coalition aircraft, had begun a military operation dubbed Euphrates Shield to clear the Syrian border town of Jarabulus of militants from the...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Kerry says evidence of ISIS links to Bangladesh extremists

About his visit to the historic Bangabandhu Memorial Museum at Dhanmondi-32 in the capital, Kerry said he was really impressed to see the historical evidence in the house. Kerry's maiden visit to Bangladesh, at...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

France says Turkish action in Syria risks escalating the conflict

French President Francois Hollande gestures as he addresses French ambassadors, Tuesday Aug. 30, 2016 in Paris . He said Russian Federation and Iran both had to play a more constructive role to seek a politica...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

EU trade negotiator plays down reports of EU-US pact failure

President Barack Obama left office at the end of the year. "France prefers to look things in the face", he said in a diplomatic speech. For her part, Luxembourg's Viviane Reding, a former EU commissioner wh...More..

Blast hits Chinese embassy in Kyrgyzstan
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Blast hits Chinese embassy in Kyrgyzstan

Beijing has urged Kyrgyz authorities to conduct a thorough probe into the incident. Hua said China strongly condemned the terrorist attack and said terrorism was "a public enemy of the global community"...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Death toll of natural disaster rises to 292 in Italy

Rieti Bishop Domenico Pompili fired a cryptic shot at authorities in his sermon. Relatives and friends gathered around the caskets, including those of two small children, which were carried into the tent in p...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Turkish, Syrian Kurdish forces agree on truce

Following the Turkish incursion, Vice President Joe Biden said that the US will cut off all USA support for our Syrian Kurd allies unless they comply with Turkish demands that they withdraw to the east of the E...More..

North Korea calls diplomat who defected a 'criminal'
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

North Korea calls diplomat who defected a 'criminal'

Thae is the highest ranking North Korean diplomat to ever defect to South Korea. Thae had become disillusioned with the Pyongyang regime, admired South Korea's free and democratic system, and was concerned ab...More..

Court allows crossbow attack victims to be identified
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Court allows crossbow attack victims to be identified

Those closest to Ryan are co-operating with the investigation, Carbone said, adding that police believe there are others who may have information on Ryan, including his employer, who should come forward. In 200...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Maine governor won't hold town hall meeting

Last year, King told the governor to "man up and apologize" after LePage said states without income taxes had lured away ME residents including King. Reflecting on the threatening voicemail message he left ...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Some 6500 migrants rescued off Libya

The operations took place 12 miles (20 kilometers) off the coast of Sabratha, a town in northwestern Libya, the BBC reported . After reaching Italian shores, numerous migrants began their journey to reach ...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Three rockets fired from Syria hit Turkish border city Kilis

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter says the United States is trying to "de-conflict" U.S. - backed actions against the Islamic State by Turkey and by the American-backed Syrian Kurdish rebels known as the Syrian...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Bangladesh police kill 3, including suspect in Dhaka attack

On July 1, five militants entered a bakery in Gulshan Tana - an affluent area of Dhaka where numerous embassies are - loaded up with machetes, firearms and crude bombs, and took dozens of hostages . and the op...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Politicos spar over ethics surrounding Clinton Foundation

The AP said 85 of the 154 people who met or had phone conversations with Clinton either donated individually or through companies or groups to the Clinton Foundation, the charitable arm whose operations will ...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Australian opposition leader suggests Labor might block same-sex marriage plebiscite

THE Nick Xenophon Team will move to block the Turnbull led government's planned plebiscite on marriage equality meaning the issue will not be decided by a popular in the next term. "This is a matter that the Pa...More..

Clashes between Turkish forces, opposition in Syria 'unacceptable'
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Clashes between Turkish forces, opposition in Syria 'unacceptable'

Turkey began its cross-border offensive late last week, with its tanks, artillery and warplanes backing Syrian rebels as they captured the town of Jarablus from Islamic State. Turkey is a US Nato ally and membe...More..

American University of Afghanistan Attack: 13 Killed in Kabul
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

American University of Afghanistan Attack: 13 Killed in Kabul

Although suspicion falls on the Taliban, the group's spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, would only tell the media that the group is "investigating", according to The AP. "I heard explosions and gunfire is going on ...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Philippine President Says No Genocide in His Bloody Drug War

President Rodrigo Duterte drew a line Monday between the widespread killings sparked by his anti-drug battle and the brutality under Syrian President Bashar Assad and the atrocities committed by Islamic State g...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

North Korea releases footage of SLBM launch

Pyongyang's missile travelled 500km - its longest cruise from a submarine - towards Japan before landing in the waters of Tokyo's special defence zone. Takesada said North Korea needs to have at least four SLBM...More..

Lightning strike kills more than 300 reindeer in Norway
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Lightning strike kills more than 300 reindeer in Norway

NNI employees were flown into the hard-to-access area on Sunday to count the dead reindeer and take samples from their bodies. Officials say they believe the death toll was so high because the reindeer may ...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Uzbek President Islam Karimov hospitalized

After the majority Muslim republic gained independence in 1991, Karimov launched simultaneous battles against Western culture and Islamic fundamentalism, which was viewed as a major threat. FILE In this file ph...More..

Thailand issues arrest warrant over deadly tourist town bombings
by | Monday, August 29, 2016

Thailand issues arrest warrant over deadly tourist town bombings

The Malaysian Communication and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) will assist the Thai government in identifying a mobile phone used to trigger a bomb blast in Phuket, if there is a request. Cambodia's income from t...More..

by | Monday, August 29, 2016

Right of return for Jews only: Hebron settlements expansion gets the go-ahead

There is little trust between Israelis and Palestinians, the poll revealed. During a press briefing , Mark C. Toner - deputy spokesman for the U.S. Israeli settlers and security forces have argued that the l...More..

by | Monday, August 29, 2016

Leaders of rebels to gather final time

But the announcement of a deal after almost four years of negotiation is the closest Colombia has come to ending a war that started in 1964. Now, the two sides have reached agreement on a comprehensive peace ...More..

by | Monday, August 29, 2016

Germany expects fewer than 300000 refugees this year

It is not clear how many of these may have arrived in the country in 2015. "We are ready to accept no more than 250-300 refugees more by the end of the year, " he stated, as reported by Bild Sonntag. "That'...More..

by | Monday, August 29, 2016

Gabon votes as president vies to keep family in power

Despite Ping's optimism, Interior Minister Pacome Moubelet Boubeya said official results would be released on Tuesday afternoon and stressed it was "illegal to declare results before the relevant authorities do...More..

by | Monday, August 29, 2016

Half of Germans against Merkel serving fourth term

The attacks have led to growing scepticism over Ms Merkel's open-door migrant policy, which saw an unprecedented influx of refugees from the Middle East, Africa and elsewhere enter into Germany previous year. A...More..

German economy minister says EU-US trade talks have failed
by | Monday, August 29, 2016

German economy minister says EU-US trade talks have failed

At the time, President Francois Hollande said that he would "never accept" the deal because it abridges the sovereignty of France and the rest of Europe while disproportionately favoring U.S. German Vice Chance...More..

Chicago men charged in shooting of NBA star Wade's cousin
by | Monday, August 29, 2016

Chicago men charged in shooting of NBA star Wade's cousin

Authorities said 26-year-old Darwin Sorrells Jr and 22-year-old Derren Sorrells were charged on Sunday in the death of Aldridge. The woman was fatally wounded while pushing a baby stroller in the 6300 block o...More..

Workers die on way to help Baton Rouge
by | Monday, August 29, 2016

Workers die on way to help Baton Rouge

Trooper Melissa Matey told NOLA.com ' The Times-Picayune (http://bit.ly/2bKiYW8 ) that the bus driver did not have a commercial license and was not authorized to drive a bus. The charter bus driver, Denis Yasmi...More..

by | Sunday, August 28, 2016

De Kock punishes NZ bowlers as South Africa start brightly

De Kock had been moved up the order after Dean Elgar suffered a freak injury on the eve of the test, rolling his right ankle over the boundary rope during training and spraining it. Paul Reiffel turned down a c...More..

Rio Roundup: Kevin Durant, Team USA dominate Serbia, Americans own 121 medals
by | Sunday, August 28, 2016

Rio Roundup: Kevin Durant, Team USA dominate Serbia, Americans own 121 medals

It's another sign of his maturity, which outgoing US coach Mike Krzyzewski saw developing 10 years ago. After a close first quarter, which ended with the US up 19-15, the Americans blew the game open in the sec...More..

by | Sunday, August 28, 2016

Obama plans to create world's largest marine protected area

This photo provided by Bishop Museum and NOAA shows a male Hawaiian Pigfish, one of the deep-water fishes never before seen by divers, found during a 25-day research expedition from May 22 to June 15, 2016, i...More..

by | Sunday, August 28, 2016

'Alternative to pellet guns soon'

He appealed to those people, who are misleading the youths in Kashmir, not to play with the future of the children of the valley. · Youth in Kashmir should have pens, books and computers in their hands, not s...More..

Argentina seek consistency in pursuit of elusive win
by | Sunday, August 28, 2016

Argentina seek consistency in pursuit of elusive win

Argentina have retained the team that started in a last-gasp defeat by South Africa last weekend for the Rugby Championship return match in Salta Saturday. Argentina were seven points up again but with 13 min...More..

by | Sunday, August 28, 2016

Trump immigration waffle reflects voter confusion on issue

Trump's changed immigration policy comes after his sudden campaign shakeup. Marco Rubio and Sen. But the 57-year-old Republican paused as he complained about USA immigration policy and acknowledged that d...More..

Quake funeral underway; bishop urges courage
by | Sunday, August 28, 2016

Quake funeral underway; bishop urges courage

The coffins, laid out in rows on the floor, include two painted white for two children killed. Three more bodies were recovered overnight from the rubble in the hilltop town that bore the brunt of the devastati...More..

by | Sunday, August 28, 2016

U.N. Security Council reviewing report on chemical weapons use in Syria

The Joint Investigative Mechanism (JIM) set up by the UN Security Council has been collecting evidence in 9 cases of alleged noxious gas attacks on Syrian villages in 2014 and 2015. On Wednesday, the White Hous...More..

Rio Olympics: Medal count by U.S. state
by | Sunday, August 28, 2016

Rio Olympics: Medal count by U.S. state

The depth of the U.S.in the event was illustrated by the fact the world record holder Kendra Harrison and 2008 Olympic champion Dawn Harper missed the Games after failing to make the cut at the USA trials. Bria...More..

by | Sunday, August 28, 2016

Powerful quake shakes central Myanmar

People stand outside their offices after they rushed outdoors following tremors in Kolkata, India, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016. Police blocked tourists from entering Bagan's vast field of some 2,500 Buddhist m...More..

British PM to trigger EU pull-out `without parliament vote`
by | Sunday, August 28, 2016

British PM to trigger EU pull-out `without parliament vote`

Europhiles hoping to delay or derail Britain's plan to leave the European Union just suffered a major setback. The House of Lords is also overwhelmingly in favour of Britain staying in the European Union, mea...More..

by | Sunday, August 28, 2016

Kurdish-led Syria forces face off with Turkish-backed rebels

The deployment was the latest phase in Turkey's military operation inside Syria - codenamed "Euphrates Shield" - to oust ISIS from the border region and also counter advances by a Kurdish militia opposed by Ank...More..

by | Saturday, August 27, 2016

Iran denies Saudi allegations it gave Yemen rebels missiles

The United Nations human rights office called on Thursday for more light to be shed on the Saudi-led coalition air strikes in Yemen and for violations including attacks on protected sites like hospitals to ...More..

by | Saturday, August 27, 2016

Syria and Islamic State blamed for chemical attacks

UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said: " This UN report confirms for the first time what we have long believed: the Assad regime has been responsible for the use of chemical weapons in at least two attacks in...More..

Verdict out! HC allows women to enter inner sanctum of Haji Ali
by | Saturday, August 27, 2016

Verdict out! HC allows women to enter inner sanctum of Haji Ali

Women activists are elated at the "progressive rulings of the HC", which they said are path-breaking ends to a tradition that had encroached on the fundamental right to equality. The court order has brought rel...More..

by | Saturday, August 27, 2016

Zimbabwe police forcibly disperse rioters in Harare

Dubbed the "mega demonstration", the protest was to include veteran opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai and Mugabe's former deputy, Joice Mujuru, according to organizers. Water cannons spraying peppered water a...More..

by | Saturday, August 27, 2016

Syria regime, Kurds agree truce in Hasakeh

Syria has been warned not to fly warplanes in areas where American troops are advising Kurdish and Arab forces fighting the Islamic State group, the Pentagon said on Monday. "The same truce, with similar terms...More..