35 killed in IS attack in Iraq's Tikrit city

The assailants blew themselves up when they ran out of ammunition, it said. The assailants also wounded at least 40 people, including 14 police officers, security and medical sources said on Wednesday. The terrorists overran about a third of Iraq'... More..

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Trump Removes Bannon From National Security Council
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Trump Removes Bannon From National Security Council

Sources say Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, who replaced fired Michael T. Flynn, orchestrated the removal of Bannon, agreeing with others that a political adviser in a sensitive area was both inappropriate and unsafe. ...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

More advertisers say they have ditched Fox's O'Reilly show

On Tuesday, BMW of North America, Allstate Corp, French pharmaceuticals maker Sanofi SA, direct marketer Constant Contact , men's clothing company Untuckit and mutual fund operator T. They're pulling ...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

White House officials offer change to health care bill

Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows confirmed to CNN Monday morning that his group had still not had any formal discussions with the Tuesday group despite the fact Meadows said his group had reached out to m...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Equal Pay Day: Women Rally Against Wage Gap, Workplace Discrimination

Equal pay day for women of color comes much later in the year, with the most recent numbers for black women at 64-cents on the dollar and Hispanic women being 54-cents on the dollar. Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg ...More..

US ambassador: No question Russia meddled in election
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

US ambassador: No question Russia meddled in election

Ambassador Petr Iliichev said Moscow would call for a rare procedural vote to block the move. There is no question about that. "They haven't used that influence, and so it's hard for me to be optimistic w...More..

America's Biggest Coal Miner Is Joining the Comeback Under Trump
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

America's Biggest Coal Miner Is Joining the Comeback Under Trump

Peabody Energy is relying on overly rosy market projections that predict a coal resurgence in the American energy sector, when market signals show a clear shift away from coal and toward clean energy like solar...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

YouTube TV officially launches in select USA markets on mobile and desktop

Alongside the launch comes a new YouTube TV app for iOS . Google's YouTube GO app, which will let users in India download and share videos easily, is now available in beta on the Android Play store. Othe...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

YouTube unveils India mobile app for spotty Internet signals

YouTube said it will air shows including Scandal, Empire and live sports games and make the content available on smartphones, tablets, computers and TVs with Chromecast. Every TV watcher knows there's still n...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Cyclone rips off roofs, flings boats onto land in Australia

It's now been downgraded to a Category 3 cyclone, which is comparable to a Category 1 hurricane. "It's more than likely there's been some damage to infrastructure, damage to packing sheds, and I'd say definit...More..

UK woman who urinated on Trump golf course loses case
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

UK woman who urinated on Trump golf course loses case

Questioned by Ms Beyt's lawyer Mike Dailly, he denied having seen anyone else urinating on the course as they went into an "enclosed area" such as a gorse bush or sand dune. We are a fully operational golf and ...More..

Schumer: 'We Democrats Are Not Going to Oppose Every Republican Nominee'
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Schumer: 'We Democrats Are Not Going to Oppose Every Republican Nominee'

Chris Coons of DE became the 41st Senate Democrat to oppose Gorsuch's nomination, giving Democrats enough votes to filibuster President Trump's pick for the Supreme Court. Democratic members of the Senate Judic...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Trump plans to press China on North Korea ahead of Xi visit

But Mr Trump is agitating for a new dynamic in the region, already warning that this week's meeting with Chinese president Xi Jinping will be "difficult". He's begun to reverse former President Obama's climat...More..

Roman Polanski's Bit to End Rape Case Denied
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Roman Polanski's Bit to End Rape Case Denied

But Superior Court Judge Scott M.Gordon insisted Polanski had no right to complain about the sentence when he was in contempt of court for fleeing the USA and mocked his request for guidance on how to return to...More..

US embassies ordered to identify population groups for tougher visa screening
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

US embassies ordered to identify population groups for tougher visa screening

The Associated Press and Reuters obtained copies of the cable , which State Department sources verified for NBC News. Tillerson left it up to the embassies to decide which "populations" of visa applicants ...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Dozens dead in suspected chemical attack on Syrian province of Idlib

Labour's shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry said: "This was a shocking and barbaric attack, and our thoughts are with all the victims and their loved ones". It is regularly targeted in strikes by the reg...More..

Pro-EU Party Wins Bulgarian Election
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Pro-EU Party Wins Bulgarian Election

But at the same time, Bulgarians like the European Union . Bulgarians are heading to the polls for the third time in four years in a sn. Its leader, Kornelia Ninova conceded defeat and said th. If they confirm...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

House intelligence panel tries to get Russia investigation back on track

In an amended disclosure filed Friday, Flynn lists a number of Russian-backed companies - including RT - and notes he received speaking fees. CNN previously reported that Flynn, according to a top Democra...More..

Syrian opposition says government refuses to discuss transition
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Syrian opposition says government refuses to discuss transition

When the current talks between the Syrian Government and opposition delegations began last week, UN Special Envoy Staffan de Mistura said he did not expect miracles, breakthroughs or breakdowns, but hoped to bu...More..

All you want to know about Facebook's new rocket icon
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

All you want to know about Facebook's new rocket icon

The " Explore " option is now already present on the iOS version of the app, so if you are an Apple device user you can check it on your mobile phone. As this feature is now in the experimental phase, we can't ...More..

2 more dead in Chicago neighborhood where shootings killed 5
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

2 more dead in Chicago neighborhood where shootings killed 5

The 15-year-old boy was in an alley in the 2100 block of North Tripp when he was confronted by two males, one of whom fired shots, police said. On Thursday, a man approached a Chicago restaurant and opened fi...More..

Louis Cardinals, Stephen Piscotty close on multi-year deal
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Louis Cardinals, Stephen Piscotty close on multi-year deal

Bob Nightengale of USA Today noted it's "likely" a six-year contract. In that time, Stanford product has established himself as a well-above-average bat, hitting a combined.282/.348/.467 with 29 home runs th...More..

Choose tourism over terrorism: PM to Valley youths
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Choose tourism over terrorism: PM to Valley youths

The tunnel, at an altitude of 1,200 meters, is a part of National Highway Authority of India's (NHAI's) project between Jammu and Srinagar, along the National Highway 44. In her brief speech, she reminded the P...More..

Human Rights Watch says Israel blocking access to Gaza
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Human Rights Watch says Israel blocking access to Gaza

In a 47-page report, the NY based right group, Human Right Watch (HRW) said the travel restrictions have been imposed by the Israeli regime since 2008. It has accused Israel of being behind the killing. "If i...More..

by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Spain "surprised" by Britain's tone on Gibraltar

Theresa May's reaffirmed Britain's support for Gibraltar , its overseas territory on the south coast of Spain . "I'm absolutely certain that our current prime minister would show the same resolve in stand...More..

by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

One person remains in custody in wake of Westminster attack

Faith leaders including Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, the chief rabbi and the chief imam of London's central mosque on Friday gathered near the attack site to remember the victims. The footage, captu...More..

Kejriwal spar continues over EVMs
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Kejriwal spar continues over EVMs

Randeep warned of registering FIR against the voter, if the test vote proved false to the voter's argument. On July 20 last, a similar Election Commission proposal to buy almost 14 lakh new EVMs - the first t...More..

by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Trump aide urges defeat of Michigan member of Freedom Caucus

Trump was wearing a dark suit as he entered exited the presidential motorcade and entering the club house with Paul, a Republican from Kentucky. He followed up with, 'Talks on Repealing and Replacing ObamaC...More..

South Africa's ruling party headed for showdown after finance minister sacked
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

South Africa's ruling party headed for showdown after finance minister sacked

Today the ANC's Top Six meet after half of them having publicly aligned with those demanding Zuma's resignation. Mbete said she would assess the request. His second and final term as the nation's president ...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Chicago police arrest 14-year-old in sex assault on Facebook

Police are trying to identify others who took part in the assault, officials said, but the investigation has been complicated by the victim's trauma. In January, four people were arrested after video showed the...More..

Australian towns evacuated amid flooding from ex-cyclone
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Australian towns evacuated amid flooding from ex-cyclone

Cyclone Debbie, a category four storm, one short of the most powerful level five, pounded Queensland state on Tuesday, smashing tourist resorts, bringing down power lines and shutting down coal mines, has becom...More..

Sylvester Stallone is leaving The Expendables franchise
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Sylvester Stallone is leaving The Expendables franchise

Speaking to Deadline , Lerner acknowledged "disagreements" with Stallone, but said he's hopeful that The Expendables 4 will happen. The first film saw Stallone, and co-stars Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jaso...More..

Judge to Trump: No protection for speech inciting violence at Louisville rally
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Judge to Trump: No protection for speech inciting violence at Louisville rally

One of the alleged aggressors clearly said that he "physically pushed a young woman down the aisle toward the exit" after "Trump kept saying 'get them out, get them out". Marco Rubio, an early presidential cand...More..

Aussies prepare for biggest flood in decades
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Aussies prepare for biggest flood in decades

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says everything possible is being done to prepare Rockhampton for what's to come, and she said help would be there when the waters recede. Photos taken by emergency services in the...More..

Congress declares 140 candidates for Delhi civic polls
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Congress declares 140 candidates for Delhi civic polls

The elections to the civic bodies are scheduled to be held on April 23. The first list of candidates had featured 119 first-time candidates, as well as seven, eight and six sitting councillors from the North ...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Hotel carbon monoxide leak kills child, sickens others

Niles Police Chief Jim Millin said the carbon dioxide monitor readings indicated the gas levels at the hotel were 800 parts per million, about 16 times higher than the 50 parts per million that the building cod...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

South Africa's president replaces embattled finance minister

The trio make up half of the party's committee of top officials. The reshuffle of 10 of the country's 35 ministers was announced after midnight in a move that likely was created to soften negative impact on m...More..

NSW residents enter flood-ravaged homes
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

NSW residents enter flood-ravaged homes

The federal government says the Australian Defence Force has been helping affected areas in the biggest pre-deployment in advance of a natural disaster. The restoration of electricity is of particular concern, ...More..

Trump urges former adviser Flynn to cut immunity deal
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Trump urges former adviser Flynn to cut immunity deal

A senior White House official said today that Schiff met with Trump at the White House, but the lawmaker made no reference to meeting the president in his remarks, instead reserving his remarks to his review ...More..

Pakistan Shrine Custodian and Aides Kill 20 Devotees
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Pakistan Shrine Custodian and Aides Kill 20 Devotees

Regional police chief Zulfiqar Hameed said the custodian, 50, confessed during interrogation that he killed the people because he feared they had come to kill him. While Chatta claimed the custodian was mentall...More..

Large rally in Hungary for imperiled Soros-founded school
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Large rally in Hungary for imperiled Soros-founded school

Soros has always been accused by the fiercely anti-immigration Orban of meddling in central and eastern Europe and seeking to undermine the continent by backing open borders. The staunchly anti-immigrant Orban,...More..

North Korea missile test ends in failure - Seoul
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

North Korea missile test ends in failure - Seoul

American officials said earlier this week that the USA military expected another North Korean missile launch in the next few days. "South Korea and the United States are aware of the missile launch and to the...More..

4 seriously injured in accidental blast at Paris suburbs carnival
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

4 seriously injured in accidental blast at Paris suburbs carnival

As many as 20 people were wonded from an alleged explosion at a carnival in Villepinte, France, April 1, 2017. . According to BBC News, the explosion "occurred at the end of the Yellow Carnival in Villepinte,...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Midtown stabbing suspect came from Maryland to kill black men in NYC

As WCBS 880's Mike Smeltz reported, Brooklyn City Councilman Robert Cornegy (D-36th) said he is upset and heartbroken by the murder of Timothy Caughman , 66 - allegedly by a white man from Baltimore looking ...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Sen. Warner Participates in Hearing Investigating Russian Meddling

Rubio made a statement on Thursday, during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Russian election interference. Rubio's comment followed after one cybersecurity expert said Rubio himself had been the t...More..

Dalai Lama recalls flight to India ahead of northeast trip
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Dalai Lama recalls flight to India ahead of northeast trip

The outfit warned that not a single word should be uttered against China during the visit. This time, the Narendra Modi government consented to the visit on October 27 and the Arunchal government is the host ...More..

China bans 'abnormal' beards, full-face veils in Uyghur Muslim-dominated Xinjiang region
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

China bans 'abnormal' beards, full-face veils in Uyghur Muslim-dominated Xinjiang region

The document also bans not allowing children to attend regular school, not abiding by family planning policies and deliberately damaging legal documents. Some of the separatist Uighur militant group who are str...More..

Trump predicts 'very difficult' meeting with China's leader
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Trump predicts 'very difficult' meeting with China's leader

While Mar-a-Lago will be the setting for both the Abe and Xi visits, don't expect golf to be part of next week's summit. Xi and the Chinese delegation are expected to stay in Manalapan at the Eau Palm Beach...More..

At least 11 buried in landslide in Indonesia's Java
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

At least 11 buried in landslide in Indonesia's Java

The local army chief, Lt Col Slamet Sarijanto, said villagers told him that 38 people were buried by the slide - 22 in their houses and 16 while harvesting ginger. Hard access to the scene had hampered the resc...More..

UK seeks to reassure Gibraltar in Brexit talks
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

UK seeks to reassure Gibraltar in Brexit talks

Gibraltar's chief minister has told Sky News the territory "is not going to be a political pawn in Brexit" and will become even more British after leaving the union. Christian Hernandez, president of the Gibr...More..