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Dec 22 2017

Trump commutes former Agriprocessors manager Sholom Rubashkin's prison sentence

Prior to his sentence, Rubashkin and his father ran the Agriprocessors plant, a kosher meat-packing plant and slaughterhouse that faced "serious allegations of mistreatme...

Dec 21 2017

Theresa May demands global trade deals and access to Europe

Once agreed, negotiations can then move on to future relations for the longer term, with Britain hoping to complete a trade deal as early as possible. Mr Barnier has deli...

Dec 21 2017

Idaho tops list of fastest-growing states

The U.S. Census Bureau on Wednesday announced that Idaho's population from July 2016 to July 2017 increased 2.2 percent to 1.7 million. Pennsylvania was the fifth-most po...

Dec 20 2017

Trump nominee to head Export-Import Bank rejected by Senate panel

Despite pledges by Garrett to keep the agency "fully functioning" should he be confirmed by the Senate, lawmakers - including some Republicans - remained unconvinced. Gar...

Dec 17 2017

Muted Christmas in Nazareth in Protest Against Trump's Jerusalem Declaration

Newsweek reported that the cancellation will impact the local economy "severely", as tens of thousands of people usually travel to the town during the Christmas season f...

Dec 16 2017

Hardik Patel takes dig at BJP over exit polls for Gujarat

Times Now-VMR predicted that BJP might get 109 out if 182 seats while the Congress will have to settle for 70 seats. Leaders of both Congress and Bharatiya Janata Part...

Dec 16 2017

Akshay Kumar's PadMan trailer released

Akshay has said many dialogues in the trailer and that is enough to attract the audience. Here is to one actress who perfects every look with utmost ease. Radhika Ap...

Dec 16 2017

EU's Tusk says meeting Brexit deadline will be 'dramatically difficult'

After months of hard talks, May and Juncker agreed a deal on the key divorce issues of Britain's exit bill, the future of the Irish border and expatriate rights. Speaking...

Dec 14 2017

Zuma handed massive defeat on state capture probe

Madonsela said chief justice Mogoeng Mogoeng should set up the inquiry, rather than Zuma, as the president had a conflict of interests. Zuma's actions 'grossly remiss'Z...

Dec 13 2017

Saudi Arabia allows cinemas after more than a three-decade ban

The Minister of Culture, Awwad bin Saleh Alawwad, welcomed the measure as a strategic move in the economic diversification of the kingdom. The Saudi Ministry of Culture...

Dec 12 2017

Islamic countries meet in Istanbul to discuss United States policy on Jerusalem

The meeting, which brings together leaders from the OIC member states is expected to kick start in Turkey's Istanbul on Wednesday, December 13, according to Turkish Forei...

Dec 12 2017

Magnitude 6.2 quake hits southeastern Iran

No injuries were reported. A magnitude 6.0 quake is considered strong and capable of causing severe damage. Last month, the same region was struck by a 7.3-magnitude ...

Dec 12 2017

Jenkins, husband of Japanese ex-abductee to N. Korea, dies at 77

At an emotional court martial in Japan in 2004, Mr Jenkins, from Rich Square, North Carolina, said: 'It was Christmas time, it was also cold and dark. I looked at her o...

Dec 12 2017

Israeli Army Attacks Hamas Positions After 'Rockets Launched From Gaza'

Although not complete, he said the tunnel was " very substantial ", equipped with electricity, communications equipment and a ventilation system. On Monday night, the I...

Dec 11 2017

Trump attacks reporter over already-deleted crowd size tweet

Dignified! An easy way to support Weigel's work while he's singled out for Trump's Two Minutes Hate is by buying his book, The Show That Never Ends: The Rise and Fall of...

Dec 10 2017

Man cements head inside microwave in YouTube prank gone wrong

Well the YouTube video prank went very wrong. Meanwhile, Watch Commander Shaun Dakin , officer in charge of the West Midlands Fire Service crew responders, added: 'A...

Dec 07 2017

Gujarat elections: Why Congress is linking Ram Mandir to polls, asks Modi

Sibal had in the apex court said that the Ram Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute should be heard after the 2019 general elections, which triggered a major political storm. ...

Dec 06 2017

READ: Oral Arguments of Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission

David Cole, an attorney for Mullins, a 33-year-old poet and musician, and Craig, a 37-year-old interior designer, said he respected the sincerity of Phillips' convictio...

Dec 05 2017

Herm Edwards named as Arizona State football head coach

Hopefully, the big man upstairs takes no issue. He accumulated a 54-74 record in the National Football League with four trips to the playoffs and two career playoff win...

Dec 04 2017

Chiefs cornerback Marcus Peters throws flag into stands

He still had one outsmarting moment (a shovel pass near the goal line), but outside of that, it was a great bounce-back performance for the Jets' first-year OC. But both ...