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Sep 23 2016

Sacramento mayor tackled pie thrower

She said in an email that "the Mayor was attacked and grabbed him from behind and struck with what we afterwards learned was a pie from an unknown man". Eight years aft...

Sep 23 2016

Second Rocket Hits Turkish City Near Syria, Injures 2

It said the Turkish Air Force also carried out strikes on Islamic State targets, destroying five buildings, while six rebels were wounded in an Islamic State vehicl...

Sep 23 2016

Wal-Mart to face class action over alleged bribery in Mexico

This was a jump from 880,000 employees in the second quarter of fiscal 2016 and 687,000 workers in fiscal 2015. Sales in the US rose 3%, and earnings per share jumped 12%...

Sep 23 2016

Itsy bitsy spider causes driver to flip auto

The woman suffered a minor scratch to her hand, according to officials. Neither the accident or spider harmed the driver, while the spider appeared to have fled the...

Sep 22 2016

Inundated streets and traffic jams as rains batter Hyderabad

Heavy overnight rains wrecked havoc in parts of Hyderabad and its suburbs as water entered some residential areas and flooded roads, officials said. With huge inflows, ...

Sep 21 2016

Could peace break out between Corbyn and Labour MPs?

Scottish Labour will also have full control over policy making, if the NEC decision is approved by the party's conference. The other key issue will be a return to ele...

Sep 20 2016

Snowden says will vote in US presidential election

Snowden says that he " could go on ", but instead condemns the report outright, and urges people to watch the Oliver Stone film about his final months at the NSA, and hi...

Sep 20 2016

Modi govt under pressure to strike Pakistan after Uri attack

On a day that saw emotions running high as numerous 18 soldiers who died in the September 18 attack were bid farewell with military honors in various parts of the country...

Sep 19 2016

Somalia:El Wak town retaking rom Al Shabaab

Reports indicate that the group pulled its fighters out of El Wak town overnight on Saturday. At least seven Somali soldiers have been killed, the group and Somali offici...

Sep 19 2016

Netanyahu Defends Record $38 Billion U.S. Defense Package

Netanyahu hit back at political opponents who argue the country should have received a larger package in compensation for the new threats Israel says it faces due to the ...

Sep 18 2016

Israel has 200 nukes, says Colin Powell in leaked email

Netanyahu believes Iran is merely buying time to pursue a widespread nuclear weapons program, which it could use to existentially threaten Israel. In a separate leaked ...

Sep 18 2016

Philippines says Abu Sayyaf militants free Norwegian hostage

Sekkingstad was among the four victims snatched by Abu Sayyaf members from the posh Holiday Ocean View resort on Samal island last September 21 and later taken by their c...

Sep 16 2016

Boy, 13, fatally shot by police after pulling out BB gun

Officers responding to an armed robbery call chased down two subjects near the scene. The victim told officers that a group of males had demanded money, threatening him w...

Sep 16 2016

Ex-Brazilian President charged with corruption

Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva talks to the journalists during a press conference in Sao Paulo, Brazil, September 15, 2016. Still Brazil's most pop...

Sep 16 2016

House report condemns Snowden, says he was not a 'whistleblower'

While Snowden has said he did not take any of the classified files with him to Russian Federation, the report quotes a lawmaker on a security committee in Russia's Pa...

Sep 15 2016

China says ties with Philippines are at a turning point

While the Department of National Defense (DND) admits, as far as receiving military aid is concerned, the US has given the Philippines much more compared to China. A limi...

Sep 15 2016

At least 20 killed in Bangladesh factory fire

Parvez Mia, a doctor at the Tongi government hospital, told AFP at least 70 people were injured, many critically. Firefighters stand at the site of a fire at a packagin...

Sep 14 2016

Household income in 2015 grew at fastest rate on record

More Americans are working, more have health insurance , incomes are rising, poverty is falling. The poverty rate fell to 13.5 percent from 14.8 percent in 2014, it ...

Sep 14 2016

No Dakota Access Pipeline

It would span from just north of land owned by the Standing Rock Sioux tribe to IL, where it would connect with an existing pipeline. The tribe argued that sacred sit...

Sep 14 2016

Iran threatened to launch missiles to shoot down Navy aircraft

Iran's territorial waters-like all nations-extend 12 miles into the sea, according to worldwide maritime law. " Anytime you threaten to shoot someone down, it's not consi...