We will help peace, Israel 'ray of hope'

France is now pushing for an worldwide conference to revitalise the moribund peace process, but Israel has said it will not take part - saying any peace talks should be bilateral between the two sides. Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has sa... More..

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by | Saturday, November 12, 2016

Worried South Koreans grapple with Trump victory

South Korea yesterday left its key interest rate unchanged, with markets unnerved by political turmoil at home and global uncertainty following the shock United States presidential election result. Trump added ...More..

by | Saturday, November 12, 2016

Rubber bullets and fear: Trump protesters flood streets anew

Twenty-six people were arrested in Portland after local police declared a "riot" following three consecutive nights of protests in the OR city. Trump's opinion of the protesters appeared to shift overnight. "...More..

Britain's Johnson says no need for gloom about Trump victory
by | Saturday, November 12, 2016

Britain's Johnson says no need for gloom about Trump victory

Sources closes to Theresa May said the Ukip interim leader was an "irrelevance" after the President-elect invited the PM to visit Washington. Boris Johnson also congratulated Trump despite having said that "t...More..

Philippines Duterte Agrees to Establish Open Waters with Malaysia
by | Friday, November 11, 2016

Philippines Duterte Agrees to Establish Open Waters with Malaysia

Putrajaya: The Philippines will allow Malaysian and Indonesian maritime forces to pursue Islamist kidnappers into its waters, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said following talks with his counterpart from...More..

NHS England has power to fund Prep HIV drug, court decides
by | Friday, November 11, 2016

NHS England has power to fund Prep HIV drug, court decides

They claimed that they had legal responsibility to arrange services to "prevent" the spread of HIV, while the NHS had the responsibility to treat those already assumed to be infected with the virus. The High Co...More..

Clinton says supporters owe Trump open mind, chance to lead
by | Thursday, November 10, 2016

Clinton says supporters owe Trump open mind, chance to lead

Sometimes, you lose an argument, sometimes, you lose an election. Everyone - us, pollsters, Hillary Clinton, and arguably Donald Trump included - thought Hillary would win this election. "Working together, we...More..

by | Thursday, November 10, 2016

In Rare Step, China Bars 2 Hong Kong Lawmakers From Office

Monday's interpretation was the latest jolt in a long-running clash over Hong Kong's relationship with China. "But Hong Kong legislator Claudia Mo thinks the city's new batch of elected officials will stir th...More..

by | Thursday, November 10, 2016

Students in California Riot in Response to Trump Election

A woman passes burning garbage during a demonstration in Oakland following the election of Donald Trump. When it looked as if Trump was close to clinching the presidency, protesters began to gather in downt...More..

by | Thursday, November 10, 2016

Shooting in Seattle injures 5

Police have not yet made an arrest in the case. One was critically injured in the gunplay, when someone fired into a crowd, police said . Emergency services reached the scene of the shoting within minutes be...More..

by | Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Pollution woes: Delhi Government issues health advisory

By some measures, New Delhi is the most polluted city in the world. The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday ordered the states of Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab and Delhi to list all precaut...More..

by | Wednesday, November 09, 2016

India scraps high currency notes to fight corruption

No-one can say definitively whether the new notes will be harder to fake. He linked the government decision to use high denomination currency notes for terrorism financing and also for holding black money. It m...More..

by | Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Israel to miss French peace conference, wants direct talks

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday that Israel-US ties would remain strong regardless of the outcome of the American election on Tuesday, but added that Israel has also broadened its foreign policy...More..

Chhattisgarh police register murder case against DU professor Nandini Sundar
by | Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Chhattisgarh police register murder case against DU professor Nandini Sundar

CPM said Sundar, Prasad, Tiwari and Parate visited Bastar division from May 12-16 this year to interact with the people in order to understand the situation concerning the reports of growing atrocities against ...More..

by | Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Results from the 'First in the Nation' Election Day vote

Dixville Notch's results have correctly predicted the eventual president in three of the last four elections - accurately selecting George W Bush in 2000 and 2004 and Barack Obama in 2008. But midnight voting ...More..

by | Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Voting machines down in southern Utah county

With recent polls in the heavily Mormon state showing a decisive swing to McMullin , Trump used an appearance on Fox News to dismiss the independent candidate as "a puppet" being manipulated by The Weekly St...More..

Obama campaigns with Clinton one last time ahead elections
by | Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Obama campaigns with Clinton one last time ahead elections

Still, the good news is that you can watch it all unfold. "You don't just have to vote against someone, you have someone extraordinary to vote for", Obama said. Races in the hotly contested states of Florida...More..

Former Georgian president quits Odessa role over Ukraine corruption
by | Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Former Georgian president quits Odessa role over Ukraine corruption

Mr Poroshenko appointed him Odessa governor in May 2015, with a remit to fight corruption in the key port city. And I want to say: "nobody in my life has lied so much or so cynically to me", Mr Saakashvili ...More..

Police nab baby koala in arrest of Aussie woman
by | Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Police nab baby koala in arrest of Aussie woman

It was dehydrated but otherwise in good health, the police statement said, and has been given fluids and will be taken to a carer selected by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, or RSP...More..

Former US Attorney General Janet Reno Dead
by | Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Former US Attorney General Janet Reno Dead

She became known for her commitment to protecting children throughout her lifetime but also for legal controversies that clouded over the Clinton administration she served for almost eight years. Her preparatio...More..

Snake on a plane
by | Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Snake on a plane

Flight carrier Aeromexico told the Associated Press that the serpent was found Sunday during a flight to Mexico City from Torreon. Didn't think so. Jackson shriek in fear. Plenty of people have taken to ...More..

UF starting QB Luke Del Rio out due to shoulder injury
by | Tuesday, November 08, 2016

UF starting QB Luke Del Rio out due to shoulder injury

Appleby was expected to get the first reps in Monday's practice, but McElwain said the competition will be open this week. McElwain on Saturday also confirmed the season-ending broken arm suffered by redshirt...More..

by | Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Obama's final push: Whirlwind 3-state tour for Clinton

Trump Urges Voters: "Deliver Justice at the Ballot Box" Donald Trump told a high-energy crowd in MI that the Federal Bureau of Investigation couldn't have reviewed all the new e-mails found on Anthony Weiner's ...More..

Syria Kurds launch campaign to take Raqqa from Islamic State
by | Monday, November 07, 2016

Syria Kurds launch campaign to take Raqqa from Islamic State

The Iraqi forces, who began their operation October 17, are trying to push deeper into the city, which is the militants' last urban bastion in Iraq. It said that a joint operations room has been formed to lea...More..

Our Take: Get out and vote
by | Monday, November 07, 2016

Our Take: Get out and vote

Some communities across Greater Lowell and North Central Massachusetts even exceeded this voting turnout in the two weeks before Election Day on November 8. Trump, the Republican presidential nominee, said at a...More..

by | Monday, November 07, 2016

NBA's Cleveland Cavaliers to visit White House next week

Obama has been commuting prisoners' sentences since 2014 as part of his long-standing effort to reform the USA criminal justice system. All told, Obama has granted 944 people clemency, including 324 who were se...More..

by | Monday, November 07, 2016

Voter intimidation arguments head to federal court

The two-page order did not elaborate further. Voter intimidation already is prohibited under USA law but Democrats have pushed for greater restrictions in OH and five other battleground states, citing concern...More..

Filipino mayor killed in prison shootout
by | Monday, November 07, 2016

Filipino mayor killed in prison shootout

Last week, police killed another town mayor - Samsudin Dimaukom - and nine of his men, also allegedly in a gun battle in the southern Philippines. Earlier, Espinosa had publicly denied any part in the drug ra...More..

Clinton
by | Monday, November 07, 2016

Clinton "Late Night" in N Carolina as Election Day begins

On Tuesday, Forsyth County voters can cast a ballot at their polling location for local, state and federal offices as well as local and state issues in the November 8 general election. When broken down by race,...More..

by | Monday, November 07, 2016

GST Council finalises 4-slab rates of 5, 12, 18 & 28%

While making the crucial announcement on the GST rates, Jaitley said that the 5 percent duty was on items of mass consumption or "aam aadmi" goods. Announcing the decisions arrived on the first day of the two...More..

Amid scandal, South African leader visits Zimbabwe's Mugabe
by | Sunday, November 06, 2016

Amid scandal, South African leader visits Zimbabwe's Mugabe

Van Rooyen lasted just four days in the job due to a market crash triggered by his appointment. It was due to be released on October 14 - until Zuma moved to block it. Zuma's office has said he is doing the s...More..

by | Sunday, November 06, 2016

Clinton, Trump use whatever they've got in the final push

The massive haul of USD 100 million is backed by more than 1.6 million small dollar donations, up 151 per cent from September. Obama repeatedly told the crowd to "hold up" as Hillary Clinton's supporters ...More..

by | Sunday, November 06, 2016

Obama says Army Corps examining Dakota oil pipeline route

Anti-pipeline protesters and "water protectors" say that laying the crude oil pipeline just upstream from the Standing Rock Sioux reservation will threaten its water supply. Construction of the pipeline is al...More..

National Enquirer paid $150000 for Trump Playmate affair scoop, didn't publish story
by | Sunday, November 06, 2016

National Enquirer paid $150000 for Trump Playmate affair scoop, didn't publish story

Hicks, Trump's spokeswoman, said the claim was "absolutely, unequivocally" untrue. He also drew attention to National Enquirer's earlier coverage of Donald Trump's affair with Marla Maples while he was still ...More..

by | Sunday, November 06, 2016

Shutdown of 'Jungle' migrant camp underway in France, thousands remain inside

Others warned that many migrants and refugees who remained determined to reach Britain would simply scatter into the surrounding countryside, only to regroup in Calais at a later date. Some of the 1,300 una...More..

US general pledges investigation on Afghan air strike casualties
by | Sunday, November 06, 2016

US general pledges investigation on Afghan air strike casualties

Two U.S. soldiers and several Afghan commando forces were killed before airstrikes were called, but the U.S. military until now had not spoken about possible collateral damage. "This was, however, an Afghan ope...More..

Fox apologizes for inaccurate Hillary Clinton report
by | Sunday, November 06, 2016

Fox apologizes for inaccurate Hillary Clinton report

But the Justice Department's public integrity section has not changed its stance on the matter since the briefing earlier this year, according to one of the sources. Comey has said he felt obligated to notify C...More..

Supreme Court grants stay of execution for Alabama inmate
by | Sunday, November 06, 2016

Supreme Court grants stay of execution for Alabama inmate

Roberts said he didn't think Arthur's case merited a stay because his claims are fact-specific; dependent on contested interpretations of state law; and insulated from review by alternative holdings. An Alabama...More..

Abducted Chibok Schoolgirl Found By Soldiers: Nigerian Army
by | Sunday, November 06, 2016

Abducted Chibok Schoolgirl Found By Soldiers: Nigerian Army

Another girl escaped from captivity in May. The girls were kidnapped from their school in Chibok town, Borno, on April 14, 2014, by Boko Haram. Negotiations between Boko Haram and the Nigerian governmen...More..

Royal British Legion urges Fifa to lift poppy ban
by | Sunday, November 06, 2016

Royal British Legion urges Fifa to lift poppy ban

Others agree with Fifa's decision, saying the poppy no longer represents remembrance in the way it was intended. "This year the Legion is asking the nation to rethink remembrance when they wear their poppy, a...More..

Top al-Qaeda leader in Afghanistan killed in airstrike: Pentagon
by | Sunday, November 06, 2016

Top al-Qaeda leader in Afghanistan killed in airstrike: Pentagon

Pentagon spokesman Peter Cook described the assault that killed Farouq al-Qahtani as a "precision strike" and said it took place on October 23 in Kunar, east of the capital, Kabul. The Pentagon has been hunting...More..

Medical evacuations from Aleppo fail to materialize
by | Saturday, November 05, 2016

Medical evacuations from Aleppo fail to materialize

Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Maj. But by Friday evening, no evacuations were seen along the corridor, reflecting the intractable nature of Syria's civil war, now in its sixth year. Italian Prime Ministe...More..

by | Saturday, November 05, 2016

Obama, Biden to campaign for Clinton in NC next week

Both warned sharply against voter apathy. Campaigning for Hillary Clinton hours after the Federal Bureau of Investigation announced it was reopening a probe of her emails, President Obama urged voters in Flor...More..

UK's Johnson: Court ruling won't hurt Brexit timetable
by | Saturday, November 05, 2016

UK's Johnson: Court ruling won't hurt Brexit timetable

Outlining the calls to Mrs Merkel and Mr Juncker, Mrs May's spokesman said the conversation had provided a brief "update" on the United Kingdom position. But Gina Miller , the lead claimant in bringing the cas...More..

The Walking Dead 7.01 - The Day Will Come When You Won't Be
by | Saturday, November 05, 2016

The Walking Dead 7.01 - The Day Will Come When You Won't Be

In episode 2 of the season 7 of the Walking Dead, the voltage drop back again a little bit - logic, after the first such season - and our heroes begin to bend the rules of the man with the bat. However, we ...More..

NATO allies advance plans for east Europe troop deployment
by | Saturday, November 05, 2016

NATO allies advance plans for east Europe troop deployment

Also being sent is the 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, equipped with Black Hawk attack helicopters. Sir Anthony said: "Having dealt with Russian Federation for more than 20 years in the Foreign Office and ser...More..

by | Saturday, November 05, 2016

14 pipeline protesters arrested in Bismarck

University Center project coordinator Joseph Grady says the Sacred Stone camp is far away from the more violent protests, and they do not plan on making their way to the front lines. Protests at North Dakota Ac...More..

by | Saturday, November 05, 2016

Clinton, Trump in North Carolina as days to campaign dwindle

In itself, that's not so weird or even so unlikely - but in my scenario, Trump wins states like MI and New Hampshire that now favor Clinton but don't have early voting , lending credence to the argument that t...More..

Syria: Russia denies striking Aleppo over past week
by | Saturday, November 05, 2016

Syria: Russia denies striking Aleppo over past week

He told Mr Kerry that rebel forces occupying the area had fired on civilians during the cessation of hostilities observed by Russian and Syrian government forces. The Britain-based Observatory said at least thr...More..

by | Saturday, November 05, 2016

Out West, Clinton paints grim picture of life under Trump

Trump swayed and clapped to the music at the International Church of Las Vegas. He also needs to win states now leaning Clinton's way. He says when the Clintons became aware of this, they "immediately took st...More..