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2 choking deaths in same day tied to eating challenges

Daily News reports that Nelson was a certified youth mental health counselor and volunteered at a center helping those impacted by the Sandy Hook shootings. ...


Boeing works second Iran airplane deal

The recent deal puts the USA president's policy of promoting manufacturing jobs in conflict with the vow to take a stronger stand on the Islamic Republic. Permi...


Australian towns evacuated amid flooding from ex-cyclone

Authorities had feared that people may have died overnight as floodwaters rose swiftly in the dark. "By Wednesday, we will be at peak flooding in Rockhampton....


Senate GOP needs Pence to break tie on family planning funds

The New York Times notes that the Obama-era measure protected Planned Parenthood , guaranteeing that individual states could not decide to strip funding from ...


Lokesh is all set to join father Naidu's Cabinet

Soon after the ceremony, Bojjala Gopala Krishna Reddy, one of the ministers who had been dropped from the Cabinet, resigned from the Assembly. Chandrababu Nai...


Baffert hoping Arrogate gives him 3rd Dubai World Cup win

Despite what appeared to be a disastrous beginning, Smith and Arrogate won the Dubai World Cup by over two lengths under a hand ride for owner Juddmonte Farms...


Trump approves escalation of counter-terrorism strikes in Somalia

On Wednesday, Trump reportedly signed a declaration that deemed Somalia an "area of active hostilities ". Specifically, the new authorities will help the U...


Lebanon close to "breaking point" by hosting Syrian refugees

Turkey is the largest host country for Syrian refugees, having taken in almost three million during the six-year war. It saw an increase of 47,000 Syrian refuge...


People paying respects to London attack victims

In addition to four deaths, this week's attack injured at least 50 others, 31 of whom needed hospital treatment, Rowley said. Britain's top anti-terrorism off...


White House pressures sacked lawyer Sally Yates against testifying against them

But it invited a bipartisan group from the panel to view information it says relates to surveillance of President Donald Trump's associates. Sacked acting att...


Malaysian PM Najib to sign bilateral pacts

Modi and Razak held a one-on-one meeting ahead of the delegation-level talks. An MoU was also signed between the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and ...


Two US Judges Block Donald Trump's Revised Travel Ban

A federal judge blocked President Donald Trump's revised travel ban hours before it was to take effect, marking the second time courts have thwarted Trump's e...


N.Korea says it's not afraid of US threat of military strike

Tillerson's use of Beijing's formula may leave the Trump administration open to criticism that either Tillerson bent over too far backwards to placate his Chi...


Kim Jong Nam's Body Traded for 9 Malaysians in North Korea

Meanwhile, when asked on the fate of the two men who were believed to be the suspects in the killing of Jong-Nam who was said to be hiding in the North Korean e...


Ousted South Korean president jailed amid corruption investigation

Park arrived at the Seoul Central District Court in southern Seoul in a black sedan at around 10:20 a.m. and walked into the court house without answering any q...


Venezuela Lawmakers See Coup as Court Seizes Congress Powers

Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, Colombia and Chile expressed strong concerns while Peru withdrew its envoy after what it termed a rupture of democracy in the OPEC na...


Malaysia says Kim Jong Nam's body released to North Korea

Malaysia said it has agreed to release the body of Kim Jong Nam to North Korea in exchange for the return of nine Malaysians held in the North's capital. Captur...


Nunes, Schiff meet to try to get Russia investigation back on track

Flynn, the former national security adviser", the Times reports. Nunes and the top Democrat on the House intelligence committee, Adam Schiff, sent a March 1...


Wizards beat Lakers 119-108 to clinch division title

Ingram has been more comfortable lately with 10 consecutive double-digit games and is averaging 14.8 points during the stretch. The Wizards opened on a 19-6 r...


Spiders could theoretically eat every human on earth in one year

Don't look now, but there's probably a spider right next to you - more or less, anyway. I enjoy the use of the phrasing "spider community" here because it lets ...


China's man-made S.China Sea islands nearly complete

Its director Greg Poling told Voice of America that new antennas had been spotted on Subi and Fiery Cross, so he expected deployments there soon. This aeri...


Nigerian issue: Swaraj speaks to UP CM, promises action

The African Students' Association in the country has asked Africans across the capital to remain alert and especially warned those living in Greater Noida from ...


North Korea's rocket engine progress 'significant', says Seoul

Kim Jong Un has presided over a rocket engine test "of historic significance", North Korean state media said Sunday, a test that coincided with U.S. Secretary ...


Texas Senate approves $106 billion budget

Democrats say the heart of the bill hasn't changed, and contend the bill's 26-23 defeat in the Senate should mean it can't be considered again this session. The...


Hail, powerful winds expected in Southern Plains

Hail and damaging winds will be the primary severe risks.Mid-Ohio Valley south-southwest to the Mississippi Delta area. There's a different theme each day and t...


What can you say? This is a nightmare - Robben blasts Netherlands defeat

Blind took over as coach from Guus Hiddink in a bid to resuscitate the Dutch qualifying campaign for the 2016 European Championships in France but a shock home ...


S. Korean prosecutors push to arrest ex-leader

Announcing the plan Monday, the prosecutors' office said it fears Park could try to destroy evidence related to her case, and that an arrest would be justifie...


Hong Kong's divisive new leader Lam faces challenging task

His successor was elected by a 1,200-member, mostly pro-Beijing, Election Committee, rather than by the wider electorate. In a time of political upsets, per...


Stars pay tribute to 'pioneer' rocker Chuck Berry

It's fitting that he was the first person inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, as he influenced everyone who has picked up a guitar after him. Goode , ...


Erdogan calls for fair, transparent elections in Bulgaria

Prime Minister Ognyan Gerdzhikov said this was to "prevent any attempts by Turkey to influence an election ". Erdogan was addressing what Ankara sees as the ...


May opts out as European Union leaders sign unity pledge

Most of the people out today were young Italians, 87 per cent of whom, a recent poll by Italian pollster Doxa showed, want to stay in the EU. Sixty years ago,...


U.S. set to approve Keystone XL pipeline on Friday

That's some big pipeline, Trump said as he read over notes at his desk in the Oval Office. He called Friday a "great day for American jobs ". There, the K...


USA political leaders express sadness at death of Martin McGuinness

Carol Nolan was among many people from the world of politics to attend the funeral of the former Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland. "I will forever tr...


Ryan McBride dead: Derry City captain dies suddenly at age of 27

He was found dead in his bed on Sunday, with the cause of his passing still officially unknown. A special tribute to McBride will be made at the Republic of I...


Gov. reassigns case after prosecutor refuses death penalty

Rick Scott threw the gubernatorial equivalent of a temper tantrum Thursday and removed Aramis Ayala - the only black elected prosecutor in Florida history -...