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Cyclone pounds Oman, Yemen; rain swamps city

India's Ministry of External Affairs said embassy officials had arranged for food for 460 people (145 Indians and 315 Bangladeshi nationals) at a camp in Taqa...


Israel begins building marine barrier on Gaza strip

Avigdor Liberman said in a statement that the barrier aimed to prevent any attempts by Palestinians in Gaza to enter Israeli territory through the sea, Efe news...


Parents sue 30-year-old son to move out of house

Rotondo would have to move out, the judge ruled. He added snarkily, "I don't think trying to destroy somebody is 'tough love'". Despite the outcome, Michae...


Ireland tipped to repeal abortion ban by a landslide

Ireland appears poised to overwhelmingly overturn a constitutional amendment that bans abortion in nearly all circumstances, according to a exit poll. "I have...


Why Eerie Blue Flames Just Erupted from Hawaiian Volcano

The phenomenon occurs when lava covers up vegetation and burns it, and methane is produced as a byproduct, the USGS also said. Since the eruption began on...


Trump steps up attacks on FBI's probes during campaign

The mere existence of a government informant in an investigation doesn't mean a probe is tainted. In a series of tweets , Trump indicated that he is more ...


Trump Can't Block Critics From His Twitter Account, Judge Says

Federal Judge has ruled. The virtual space provided by Twitter for replying to the President's Tweets is a " designated public forum " - a space controlled ...


DICE Teams up with Nvidia for Battlefield V

With a mode that so clearly leads the current gaming zeitgeist, it comes as a surprise that the reveal stream for Battlefield V didn't even mention battle ro...


Disgruntled Woman Poops On Tim Hortons Floor, Throws It At Cashier

When attempts to de-escalate her rant fail, she proceeds to squat against a wall and relieve herself, right then and right there The employees then run for cove...


Plane Makes Emergency Landing After Cockpit Window Breaks at 32000 Feet

Speaking to Red Star News , pilot Liu Chuanjian revealed that seconds after the malfunction, his fellow pilot started to get sucked out of the window , al...


Europe launches business safeguards for Iran trade

The European Commission said Friday it is taking steps to shield EU companies doing business in Iran after the USA government abandoned an worldwide nuclear d...


Destination Hyderabad for Congress and JDS MLAs

Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP ) was the biggest victor in the Karnataka state election but has fallen short of a majority, sparking a scramble for powe...


Sensex sheds 156 points on political uncertainty

On a weekly basis, the Sensex lost 687.49 points, or 1.93 per cent, while the Nifty tumbled 210.10 points, or 1.94 per cent - their biggest fall since the week ...


Syria's Assad Travels To Sochi For Talks With Putin

According to the Kremlin statement, Assad said "stability is improving" in Syria , "opening the door to the political process we started some time ago". "The t...


Trump Jr. says he didn't tell his Dad before meeting Russians

Mr Putin said in an interview in March that he did not know until after the fact that Mr Trump had visited Moscow , despite efforts by Mr Trump and his associa...


Design Patent Battle Revives Between Samsung and Apple

Samsung Electronics Co is trying again to chip away at Apple Inc's long-ago $1 billion victory in their legal fight over smartphone technology - by disasse...


Lhakpa Sherpa scales Mt Everest nine times breaking own record

Nepali mountain guides - known as Sherpa - make the first trek through the icefall each year, installing ropes and ladders and carrying gear before the first cl...


Local connection to teacher rally in Raleigh

The state's main teacher advocacy group, the North Carolina Association of Educators , demands that legislators increase per-pupil spending to the national ave...


Best-selling author Tom Wolfe dies at 88

In addition to his novels and nonfiction books, Wolfe pioneered the " New Journalism " style, which combined reporting with creative literary techniques. Wolfe ...


Europe, Iran seek to save nuclear deal after United States exit

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in Brussels for a meeting with his British, French and German counterparts later on Tuesday, shortly...


Justice Department reportedly opens probe into Cambridge Analytica

In order to avoid a second Cambridge Analytica data scandal, it has also investigated thousands of other apps that may have misused people's personal data. Th...


Militant shot dead in attack on police headquarters in Indonesia's Riau province

The group slammed a minivan into a gate and then attacked officers with swords. Two police officers and one local journalist were also injured in the attack. ...


Someone Keeps Spray-Painting "Fork" Around Windsor Castle Ahead of the Royal Wedding

Thomas Markle became caught up in scandal after it was revealed that he had conspired with paparazzi photographers to stage several photoshoots for money ahead...


Deadly blast in Southern California medical building investigated as intentional

But police have not confirmed this and they say no device was found. The explosion, in a normally tranquil South Orange County city, prompted the evacuation o...


NA committee summons NAB chairman over Nawaz 'money laundering' gaffe

The National Assembly's Standing Committee on Law and Justice on Tuesday summoned the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Javed Iqbal to appear before...


Department of Foreign Affairs warns Aussie tourists of fresh Bali terror attacks

No fatality among the police officers but four were injured. Inspector general Machfud Arifin told CNN Indonesia that the suicide attacks were carried o...


Gina Haspel criticizes "enhanced interrogation" in letter to Mark Warner

A redacted executive summary of a Senate Select Committee on Intelligence report, which was released in 2014, concluded that waterboarding and other enhanced...


Vote today in school board and budget election

For many districts, the proposed 2018-19 budgets provide a chance to restore student programs and services lost during the years immediately following the Great...


Google probed in Australia for allegedly tracking phone users at their expense

Blumenthal and Markey said they asked Google CEO Sundar Pichai for answers, but received a response that raised further questions about their "characterizatio...


United States China-ZTE story

President Trump has directed the Commerce Department to look into easing US economic sanctions against China's major telecommunication company linked to illicit...


Indonesian family of bombers 'had been to Syria — Surabaya church attacks

Karnavian said the family had returned to Indonesia from Syria, where until recently the Islamic State group controlled significant territory. No details were g...


Daesh claims responsibility for attack in Afghanistan's Jalalabad

The attack took place on Sunday afternoon when a suicide attacker detonated a bomb near a building, the TOLO broadcaster reported. The governor's spokesman, A...


Ireland Is Through To The Eurovision Final

The world experiences two huge events in May: the Royal Wedding and the Eurovision Song Contest . Last year's victor of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest ,...


Communal clashes in Aurangabad over water, Sec 144 inposed

The sources told DNA that staff of the Aurangabad municipal corporation was carrying out a drive against illegal water connection in the old city area on Fr...


Noura Hussein sentenced to death for killing rapist husband

The court is full. Sudanese women have been canvassing after they tagged the death sentence of a teenager, Noura Hussein for killing her husband as unfair....