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Protester opens fire on police in Iran, kills 1 injures 3

At least 36 people were killed in 2009, according to an official toll, while the opposition says 72 died. Official news agencies said that 10 Iranians were killed overnight Monday, while other sources asserted that at least 15 people were killed.

Liberian presidential election: George Weah's running mate was Charles Taylor's wife

With 98.1 per cent of ballots counted, Weah had secured 61.5 per cent of the vote, according to statistics from the National Elections Commission. Weah, who had spells at Chelsea and Manchester City, beat Vice President Joseph Boakai, who took 38.5...

Trump fires entire Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS

All 16 remaining members of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS were fired earlier this week. Schoettes said in Newsweek that much of the public is unaware that "only about 40 percent of people living with HIV in the United States are a...

White Christmas eve in the forecast

After sunset, temperatures will again drop below freezing. A developing area of low pressure is sliding northeast along the coastal plain of the eastern United States this afternoon and evening. Christmas Eve. "Snowfall amounts will range from 3-6"...

Andrew McCabe, FBI's Embattled Deputy, Is Expected to Retire

The 49-year-old CT native first came under fire from the President's associates last October after it was revealed that then-Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe had donated $467,500 to his wife Jill McCabe's Democratic bid for the state's Senate.

Top JeM terrorist Noor Tantray eliminated

He said the gunfight had erupted after the Army's 50 Rashtriya Rifles, J&K police's counterinsurgency Special Operations Group (SOG) and RPF laid a siege to Samboora on Monday night following inputs about the presence of three militants in area.

Wikileaks boss Julian Assange 'deletes Twitter account on Christmas Day

Assange's last tweet on December 22 was, "A knowledgeable public, is an empowered public, is a free public". Assange can nearly certainly avail himself of several other social media accounts: @ WikiLeaks , and those of the cat who keeps him company i...

California Highway Patrol officer killed, second injured in crash on highway

Sanchez, who declined to release the driver's name, said the driver may also have been under the influence of marijuana. Velasquez, who was sitting in the driver's seat, was injured and later released from the hospital. Gov. Jerry Brown said in a ...

Jonah Hill's Brother Jordan Feldstein Dies at 40

Jonah Hill's older brother, Jordan Feldstein , passed away at the age of 40. CAM's roster includes Maroon 5 , Adam Levine , Iggy Azalea , Robin Thicke and Elle King - and Feldstein is credited with guiding Maroon 5 throughout the band's su...

Triple talaq bill is against women, will destroy families: AIMPLB

The non-government body held an emergency meeting in Lucknow ahead of the tabling of the bill in Parliament next week. Nomani said that the bill was also against the spirit of the judgement of the supreme court in this regard. The offences unde...

Parents give teachers wine bottles with picture of son's face for Christmas

Mary and Paul Sommers of Beavercreek had special labels printed bearing the image of their son, eighth-grader Jake, and affixed them to the bottles of wine they gave his teachers at Ascension School in Kettering. When asked if her son was a "class cl...

Korea refutes USA media reports on biological weapons programme

The Director of Press of the Institute for American Studies of North Korea Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement that such accusation is another example of the United States habit to pander fiction as "truth", Xinhua news agency report...

Justin Trudeau Is In Big Trouble After Violating Canada's Ethics Code

Commissioner Mary Dawson said Wednesday that Trudeau put himself "in a position to be able to advance some of the matters of interest to the Aga Khan", who is described by Forbes as " one of the world's richest royals " and is a revered religious...

Recount: one-vote victory means 50-50 House of Delegates split

According to her candidate Facebook page , her campaign filed a request for a recount in Newport News Circuit Court on November 29. A Democrat led in one other district with all votes in, but by less than a one-percentage point margin: the 68th, w...

Israeli forces detain 17-year-old Palestinian girl in overnight raid

Ahed and her family continue their struggle. A Palestinian girl who was caught on video slapping a soldier in the Israeli-occupied West Bank has been remanded in custody until Thursday, the police said on Tuesday. On Monday, Israeli forces deta...

Even Salman Khan is SAD after Hiten Tejwani's

Even as fans are expressing their frustration over Hiten Tejwani being evicted on social media, Bigg Boss us set to make a shocking announcement on Monday's episode. After a lot of discussion, Priyank was saved and Hiten had to, unfortunately, be...

Putin thanks Trump for helping to foil terror attack plot

Petersburg, officials in both countries said. According to Russian news outlets, the Kremlin stated that the Central Intelligence Agency tip-off assisted Russian security services in preventing a planned explosion in the Kazan Cathedral in Saint Pe...

Tillerson gets tougher after suggestion of unconditional North Korea talks

Tillerson said earlier this week that the U.S. was "ready to talk anytime North Korea would like to talk", which appeared to step back from a U.S. demand that Pyongyang first accept that any negotiations would hinge on the country agreeing to give up...

East Jerusalem is Palestine's capital: OIC

President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Salam's Christmas cancellation comes as part of continued backlash against Trump, who reversed decades of policy and made the USA the only country to recognize the conteste...

Facebook changes tax structure to start billing ad sales locally

Facebook already has its main headquarters in California, and now has offices in dozens of countries across Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Latin & South America. In 2015, the United Kingdom government introduced a "diverted profits" tax, a higher...

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2018 inductees revealed (no Radiohead)

Bon Jovi , however, is already primed and excited for a reunion with former guitarist Richie Sambora and original bassist Alec John Such at the Rock Hall induction. The Cars , formed in Boston in the late 1970s, merged rock and synthesizer-orie...

Woman Arrested After Making Threats on Flight

A nonstop flight from Portland to Sacramento takes roughly 1 hour 30 minutes, according to the airline's website. The witness then said the woman removed an oxygen mask from the plane as she became "more uncontrollable". The station also announced th...

Russia-Syria: Putin orders start of pullout from Syria

Reuters cited unnamed sources close to Erdogan as saying the talks would address developments in Jerusalem - a reference to the tensions and unrest following U.S. In Syria, Putin reassured that Russian forces had defeated the threat from IS militan...

Israeli army destroys incomplete tunnel from Gaza

The move, which Israel believes Hamas was responsible for, was dubbed "aggressive acts" by the IDF. Residents are reporting hearing multiple explosions and that Iron Dome launched at least two intercept missiles. Two members of the militant Islamis...

Trump Calls on Washington Post to Fire Writer Dave Weigel

He deleted the tweet after learning that the venue had not yet filled up. On Saturday night, The Washington Post released a statement. On Saturday morning, he attacked CNN for making a what called a "vicious and purposeful mistake" when it was ...

Court upholds confession by Brendan Dassey of 'Making a Murderer'

The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Friday that police properly obtained Dassey's confession and he should remain behind bars. A federal magistrate judge overturned Dassey's conviction previous year, ruling that detectives took advantag...

You can purchase PUBG's Warrior Pack right now on Xbox One

Miramar is hot and unforgiving, but that doesn't mean it's a homogeneous map. " Miramar " has a desert setting meant to serve as the opposite of its first map Erangel which was set in the forest. According to Bluehole, Miramar will be playable dur...

Arkansas Focused on Chad Morris in Coaching Search

Bielema took over in Fayeteville in December of 2012, leaving his head coaching job at the University of Wisconsin where he had coached since 2006. Morris' offensive scheme was exactly what SMU needed, as it increased its scoring output by 16.7 poi...

Maharashtra Govt. declares holiday in schools, colleges due to Cyclone Ockhi

Beside Modi's rally, a public meeting of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and BJP MP Manoj Tiwari in Surat on Wednesday have also been postponed. Fishermen living along and off South Gujarat and North Maharashtra coasts are advised no...

Rep. Conyers announces he's retiring, endorses son to fill seat

Four other women have signed affidavits saying Conyers sexually harassed them when they worked for him as well. "This goes with the issue of politics". "If John Conyers is not here, those bills won't go away, but the public leadership making the ...

Why Irish border deal is crucial to Brexit

Irish state broadcaster RTE said that a draft text would commit Britain to "continued regulatory alignment" with the European Union to avoid divergence on the two sides of the Irish border. He added: "The indications we have is that we are in a muc...

Jets avoid another fourth-quarter collapse with 38-31 victory over Chiefs

But the Chiefs' defense collapsed, allowing nearly 500 yards to the Jets. McCown and the Gang Green offense responded to Hill's score with a 76-yard drive, capped off by the 38-year-old quarterback's second rushing touchdown of the day. But both ca...

Keep calm, however new North Korea missile check a…

After the missile was tested, Trump tweeted Wednesday that "additional major sanctions will be imposed on North Korea". The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has accused late Saturday U.S. "We're in a race to be able to solve this prob...

Yogi Adityanath meets PM Modi in Delhi

The complete results of the election will be available on the Uttar Pradesh State Election Commission website . The Adityanath government, soon after assuming office in March, had constituted two municipal corporations of Ayodhya and Vrindavan-Mat...

House Arrest Ends As Manafort's Bail Is Modified

He and his wife have handed over their passports, his lawyer said in Thursday's court filing. Manafort, an global political consultant, has surrendered his passports and agreed he won't travel overseas. He turned over his three US passports to pros...

Latest on the tax bill: GOP making major changes

Changes being discussed included rolling back some of the tax cuts after six years to appease deficit hawks - notably Flake and Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) had secured in the bill. Senate leaders both declared the report junk and claimed it vindicate...

Director Bhansali explains before parl panel; heres what he explained

Is a selective media screening of a movie without a CBFC clearance fair and ethical? "Was it an act to influence the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC)", they asked. "How can you claim that you have not distorted history when the name of th...

National Christmas Tree Lighting is tonight; here's how to watch

Inside of the Grand Foyer and Cross Hall, the decor was inspired by the "Nutcracker Suite" theme of the 1961 White House holiday decorations , with several Christmas trees coated with crystal ornaments and faux snow inside. Among the Christmas s...

Search continues for 3-year-old girl missing from North Carolina

She's about 30 pounds with blue eyes and brown hair. She was last seen when her mother put her to bed around 11 p.m. Sunday, according to the Charlotte Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Authorities have not said much about the investig...

White House Considers Replacing Tillerson as Secretary of State

This comes after a bitter few months between Tillerson and Mr. Trump in which the president has repeatedly undermined America's chief diplomat. Trump has soured on Tillerson mostly because of the " moron " report, his less confrontational approach ...

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With Trump in waiting, Kim courts China's support

Kim traveled to China - his most important security and trade partner - before meetings a year ago with Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in. The spokesman says he hopes...

Isis missile strike injures two SAS soldiers in Syria

The fighters were captured as part of Operation Jazeera Storm, which is charged with liberating the last areas of Syria that remain under ISIS control, Bali's statement said . T...

Asian, European Stocks Rebound Ahead of US-China Trade Talks

Trump has said talks toward a deal are progressing well, but it was unclear if Beijing will yield to key USA demands over trade imbalances, market access, and alleged Chinese ab...

John Bolton makes US Syria withdrawal conditional on IS defeat, Kurds safety

At the same time , National Security Advisor of the United States John Bolton warned the authorities of Damascus that the US troops withdrawal from Syria shouldn't be conside...

US House Democrats challenge Trump on shutdown

The House of Representatives first voted on Thursday to approve a stopgap spending bill for the Department of Homeland Security that would not allocate any new wall funding, in a r...

China mum on detained Canadian, queries status of employer

The three family members, all American citizens, arrived in China in June under USA passports to visit the ailing father of Liu's wife. Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer o...

United Nations rights office says Saudi trial in Khashoggi case 'not sufficient'

The prosecution also said it was awaiting a response to two formal letters requesting evidence from Turkey, where Khashoggi was murdered inside the kingdom´s Istanbul consulate o...

First two Muslim women sworn into US Congress

Newly elected Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib of MI is getting some pushback from fellow lawmakers on Capitol Hill after using a profanity Thursday evening when she said Presiden...

Rep. Crenshaw: Wall Crucial Part of Border Security

Vice President Mike Pence said "I want to thank you for the strong stand you have taken on border security", adding the administration "is ready to deal , we have an offer on th...

Kim Jong Un warns 'Washington not to test North Korean's patience'

Mr Kim was referring to his summit with US President Donald Trump in Singapore in June, when he said he had "fruitful talks" and "exchanged constructive ideas". "U.S. negotiators...

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North Korean leader vows to visit Seoul: Cheong Wa Dae

North Korean leader vows to visit Seoul: Cheong Wa Dae

In recent months, South Korean fan clubs of the leader have reportedly sprung up as the South anticipates frequent visits from as ties warm up between the two countries. Kim said i...

Elizabeth Warren takes major step toward a 2020 presidential run

Elizabeth Warren takes major step toward a 2020 presidential run

Warren's criticism of Trump's trade policies, erosion of consumer protections, and openness to authoritarian regimes has drawn his attention, and his disdain. Warren's Native Ameri...

USA spy captured in Moscow

USA spy captured in Moscow

Russia's Tass news agency said Whelan faces between 10 and 20 years in jail if found guilty. "Russia's obligations under the Vienna Convention require them to provide consular ...

Alberta teacher Sarah McIver returned to Canada after arrest in China

Alberta teacher Sarah McIver returned to Canada after arrest in China

The appellate court ruled that the jail sentence handed down by the lower court was "obviously inappropriate" because Schellenberg is accused of "playing an important role" in what...

White House chief: Trump not building a 'wall'

White House chief: Trump not building a 'wall'

Asked on Sunday if the President will sign or veto a bill that Democrats pass, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway told CNN's Dana Bash on " State of the Union " that "it de...