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Aug 26 2017

Trump Administration Imposes Sweeping Sanctions On Venezuela

The new sanctions did not mention cutting off US imports of Venezuelan oil, which could be critical to Venezuela's economy as well as USA oil refiners. Del Pino was sai...

Aug 26 2017

Reports Buckingham Palace in lockdown following knife attack on police officers

He claimed that he had overheard police talking about a "sword attack". "Heavy rifles on display traffic at a halt", said Amir Jan Malik. "Officers are on scene at the ...

Aug 25 2017

Judge rules Texas voter ID law still too restrictive

The court's ruling said changes to the law passed earlier this year by the state's legislature that were meant to be less discriminatory than an earlier one did not accom...

Aug 25 2017

Sears targets 28 Kmarts for closure, 2Q loss narrows

Revenue was down 22% year-over-year primarily due to store closures, which accounted for $770 million in lost sales. For Sears , the iconic but beleaguered retailer th...

Aug 25 2017

Russian Ambassador To Sudan Dies At Khartoum Residence

Shirinsky, who was in his 60s, died in his swimming pool at the ambassador's residence in northern Khartoum . Russia's foreign ministry confirmed the news in a sta...

Aug 24 2017

64 percent in Michigan 'embarrassed' by President Trump

In Wisconsin , only 34 percent of voters approve of Trump's job performance, compared to 36 percent in MI and 35 percent in Pennsylvania . MI voters gave Democrats...

Aug 23 2017

India's Supreme Court rules 'triple talaq' Muslim divorce law 'unconstitutional'

A five-member bench announced the verdict with 3-2 majority in the cases filed by five victim Muslim women and two rights groups against the triple talaq custom, which ...

Aug 23 2017

Phoenix prepares for President Trump rally

It was September of a year ago before Trump finally said publicly that he believed Obama was born in the U.S. Arpaio was still pushing the birther claim as recent...

Aug 23 2017

USA engaging in a "military confrontation" against North Korea: KCNA

But experts warn that the so-called Madman Theory of deterrence only works if both countries have a credible second-strike capability. It was rare positive expression...

Aug 21 2017

Barcelona attacks: Grief replaces hope as Australian lands to find missing son

British Prime Minister Theresa May told Sky News on Friday that officials were "urgently looking into reports of a child believed missing, who is a British dual na...

Aug 21 2017

23 dead as 14 coaches of Utkal Express derail in UP

The death toll was expected to rise, officials said. Officials said the injured were being admitted at Khatauli, Meerut and Muzaffarnagar hospitals. The cause of the ...

Aug 21 2017

Indian Army Chief in Ladakh tomorrow, to take stock of security

The Pangong Lake, a remote region lying at nearly 14,000 feet above sea level, has for decades been the focus of a bitter border dispute between China and India. "We will...

Aug 21 2017

Rocket hits Damascus International Fair

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based monitor of the war, said six people, including two women, were killed and about a dozen more wounded in the rocke...

Aug 20 2017

Thousands counter-protest 'free speech rally' in Boston

The city has been working with "free speech" group organizers and protesters in advance of the event , Evans said , and they have been encouraged not to bring any weapo...

Aug 20 2017

Muzaffarnagar train derailment: Yogi Adityanath sends two ministers to take stock

The reason behind the accident is still not clear yet. Most instances were those of carelessness, adoption of shortcuts and non-observance of safety rules and guidelines....

Aug 19 2017

Taylor Swift wipes social media profiles, fuelling expectations of new album

Others wondered if she had been hacked, while some thought the country-turned-pop star might be planning an image makeover. In addition to Facebook , Twitter , Insta...

Aug 19 2017

Hopes fade for survivors in Sierra Leone

The UN humanitarian agency said it still hopes to find survivors "but the chances are getting smaller every day". Idalia Amaya, emergency response coordinator for Cat...

Aug 19 2017

Trump, Graham feud over President's Charlottesville response

Lee statue. As egregious as these transgressions are, Trump's temperament is revealing some extreme views and his own military leaders issued their own statements , re...

Aug 18 2017

Former presidents Bush condemn white supremacists

White supremacists rallied in Charlottesville on Saturday, chanting racist phrases. While the Bush family did not name the hate groups or call out President Trump by ...

Aug 17 2017

Engagement ring found around carrot pulled from the ground

Once a keen gardener, Mary assumed that she lost it pulling weeds in the garden of their home in the western province of Alberta . "I said we found your ring in th...