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Strong 6.8 quake hits off Papua New Guinea

Geological Survey. At least 55 people have been confirmed dead, while authorities fear that the death toll could exceed 100. The nation was hit with the p...


Oscar ratings reach record low in the US

Hollywood's biggest night that celebrates the best in movies over the previous year is becoming a smaller attraction for TV viewers. They ignored their own blat...


Northern Ireland auto fire no longer thought to be terrorism related

A FEMALE police officer's auto has been set alight in Northern Ireland after a booby trap bomb partially exploded, according to reports. Speaking in Bruss...


Iran pushes Europe to pressure United States on nuclear deal

Yadollah Javani, the Supreme Leader's adviser at the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), also said it would be a "miscalculation" for the West to think Ir...


Collapse Of Iran Nuclear Deal Would Be "Great Loss": UN Watchdog Chief

Shamkhani made the remarks in a meeting with the visiting French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian in the capital Tehran. Le Drian's office says a key part of...


Justice Department Sues California Over Sanctuary Policies

The nation's top cop spoke at a meeting with the California Peace Officers Association in Sacramento Wednesday. Sessions and the Department of Justice filed ...


Tillerson departs for Africa for talks with Buhari, others

Tillerson contrasted the United States' work on the African continent, which he said promoted "sustainable growth", with that of China , which recently pledged...


In reversal, former Trump aide says he'll probably cooperate with Mueller

Nunberg was an early Trump adviser, but they parted ways early in the campaign. A source close to the Trump campaign told Fox News that Nunberg was sack...


Biplab Kumar Deb set to be next Tripura CM

Reacting to the demolition, Yechury said, "BJP's fascistic trait has been well displayed at Tripura's Belonia where they dismantled Lenin's statue". Talking...


Democratic early voting surged across Texas in 2018 Primary

To truly make your voice heard, you can not wait until November 6. A congressman who has launched a longshot bid to unseat Republican Sen. The primary races...


France, Britain request emergency United Nations meeting on Syria

The UN's refugee agency UNHCR said the convoy was in the town of Douma for almost nine hours before it cut short its mission. "We delivered as much as we co...


Backed Syria force to redeploy 1700 from IS fight to Afrin

Rather than trying to stop the latter from fighting the U.S.'s North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally, Washington has repeatedly warned that SDF militants have...


Winter storm watch issued for parts of region

Precipitation is expected to rapidly transition to all snow Monday morning, with heavy snow possible into Monday evening. Expect a sharp edge of snow total...


Nashville mayor who admitted affair with bodyguard expected to resign

On Tuesday, she pleaded guilty to theft of property over $10,000; Barry agreed to reimburse the city $11,000 and serve three years' probation, according to the ...


SpaceX launches its largest satellite ever

The recent launch was more than a week after the originally planned launch date. The company is expected to launch another Falcon 9 rocket which will carry ...


Dreamers support DACA Act in Lincoln

After that, all they could do was wait and hope Congress would pass its own version of the program before March 5, the deadline Trump gave for when the executiv...


Putin says he'd reverse Soviet collapse if he could

Russian President Vladimir Putin demanded Washington send over proof that Russian citizens interfered in the November 2016 presidential elections. "The lead...


Mamata attributes Congress' Tripura defeat to failure in forging alliance

On Saturday, the Election Commission had declared BJP victorious in 35 of the 59 seats contested in the Assembly elections. While the electoral significance o...


Germany: Social Democrats approve coalition deal

Although the SPD and the Christian Democrats both took a thrashing at the polls, it was the centre-left party that had the greater leverage going into the talks...


Oscars Reportedly Planning To Address Trump & Stormy Daniels Affair

Cohen reportedly bungled the payments because he couldn't get a hold of Trump during the hectic final days of the campaign. The Wall Street Journal also repor...


Iran criticises France over missile programme stance

Ali Akbar Velayati, a top foreign policy adviser to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, said on Saturday that Iran's defense program has nothing to do with an...


Florida: gun control bill advances in Senate

Gov. Rick Scott has invited all Floridians to join him for a moment of silence at 3 p.m. - 17 days after the shooting. In the Senate, racial and privacy con...


Trump ribs staff, press and family at annual Gridiron Dinner

Trump spoke 32 minutes, longer than normal.At one point, a woman heckled Trump to "stop", and had to be shushed by tablemates. The annual dinner of the Gridir...


United Kingdom seeks to remain member of some European Union agencies

The PM accepted the UK's "responsibility" to help keep a soft border with the Republic - setting out in detail how she believed this could be achieved through t...


Egypt's Constitutional Court Upholds Saudi Arabia's Sovereignty Over Red Sea Islands

Riyadh counts Cairo among its Arab allies. His visit comes a day after Egypt's top court upheld a deal to transfer two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia. On...


Fighting intensifies in Syria enclave as rebels battle to retake territory

The Syrian army said in a statement Sunday that the fighting is ongoing in Eastern Ghouta out of the time of the partial daily humanitarian pause, which has so ...


Man apparently shoots himself near White House, Secret Service says

Secret Service agent. The incident is said to have affected traffic around the White House. The incident increased security at the White House, and report...


Police release seven suspects in Slovakian journalist's killing

Kuciak was about to publish an article that raised possible political links between Italian businessmen operating in Slovakia and Calabria's notorious 'Ndrang...


China's ruling party adopts govt. reshuffle plan

At the moment, he has not yet completed his first. It is, however, the one that has triggered widespread condemnation, in China and elsewhere. Setting term li...


Armenian parliament chooses new president

Sarkissian was nominated by the ruling Republican Party of Armenia on January 11, at which time he said that he would accept the nomination only after meeting...


White House preparing for exit of national security advisor HR McMaster

President Trump extolled the virtues of McMaster in a White House statement after nominating him to the senior aide position. White House deputy press secr...


Anthony Scaramucci Says He's Banned From The White House

Not a press report but inquiry about a second wife had made accusations and included physical abuse and um, and uh, talked to Rob and he resigned. Despite initi...


Marine Le Pen Faces Three Years in Prison for Anti-ISIS Tweets

The day before she tweeted the images of ISIS executions, Le Pen was acquitted on charges of inciting hatred after comments she made in 2010, when she com...


Holi 2018: Google Doodle celebrates India's Festival of Colour

There are several Hindu legends connected to Holi , including the victory of Lord Vishnu over demon king Hiranyakashipu and his sister Holika. Celebrate with...


Trump administration to sell 210 anti-tank missiles to Ukraine

State Department makes determination approving Javelin missile sale to UkrainePoltorak said the weapons would help the Ukrainian military respond to attacks t...