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Unaccompanied child migrants in Mediterranean doubles

Rescuers saved around 750 migrants from rubber and wooden boats in the central Mediterranean but recovered five dead bodies during the operations, the Italian c...


Politicians Fire Back At Trump In Defense Of Rep. John Lewis

But Lewis' jab appeared to irk Trump, who tweeted that he "should spend more time on fixing and helping his district, which is in frightful shape and falling ap...


Virat Kohli: Dhoni will always be my captain

Mentioning that he never believed in "split captaincy", Indian wicket-keeper MS Dhoni said he had informed the BCCI on leaving captaincy after the last South Af...


Michelle Obama wrote the sweetest thank you note to Barack on TV

During Wednesday's episode, Obama revealed what her biggest concern will be once she and Barack depart the White House. This is not the first time that Michel...


Oil prices edge up on reports of Saudi supply cuts

Iraq is in talks with worldwide companies to trim production in order to comply with the OPEC accord, and will arrange for the semi-autonomous Kurdish region to...


Sainsbury's Christmas sales rise marginally

Total sales at the company's Argos stores - a subsidiary of the Home Retail Group which Sainsbury's acquired in September - advanced by 4.1% over the period w...


Battling IS, Iraq troops reach bank of Tigris River in Mosul

Iraqi forces have fought their way into two more southeastern districts but their advances are being slowed by Islamic State's tactic of using civilians for co...


Russian MPs 'bewildered' by latest USA enlargement of Magnitsky Act

Washington has accused the Kremlin of orchestrating cyberattacks aimed at influencing the results of November's White House race. US President-elect Donald ...


Jeremy Corbyn's Southern Rail Strike Comments Hit Wrong Nerve With Embattled Commuters

Southern has been able to run no services at all today - a situation that will be repeated tomorrow and on Friday - because of a long-running fight over driver-...


Hillary Clinton Gets Standing Ovation During 'The Color Purple' Broadway Musical

Former US Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton received a standing ovation as she visited a play in NY. Clinton returned the favour and said, " God...


Chasing elusive growth in China, McDonald's cedes power to franchisees

It said it has franchised about 1,300 outlets as part of its target to become 95 per cent franchised by the end of 2018. Furthermore the company said last y...


Saudi Arabia Says Mosque Attack Planner Killed in Shootout

It's believed he made the bomb used in a July attack outside a mosque in Medina where Islam's holiest prophet, Muhammad, is buried. Two "dangerous terrorists"...


Mexico: US Consular Official Shot In Guadalajara

After the official walks away, the gunman is seen following him. A United States consular official has been shot by a lone gunman in Mexico. "According to the...


TMC MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay to be brought to Bhubaneswar by CBI tonight

We are and will be with the people. Pal allegedly held a key office in the film division of the Rose Valley group and helped the company expand its deposit-ta...


Trump Spokesman: No Evidence Russia Influenced Outcome of US Election

President-elect Donald Trump said on Tuesday that a briefing he is to receive from USA intelligence officials on allegations of Russian hacking of the US elec...


Sir Ivan Rogers resigns as UK´s ambassador to EU

Rogers , who was not due to leave his position until November, was appointed to Brussels by David Cameron in November 2013 and is one of the UK's most experienc...


Hiring Megyn Kelly is a winning move by NBC

Kelly also found herself caught up in the explosive 2016 presidential campaign when, at an August Republican presidential candidate debate, she asked Donald Tru...


Drizzly start for first Monday of 2017

Every day in the upcoming week's forecast has the chance for some precipitation in Sacramento, according to the NWS. Around a half-inch of rain. Today ... No...


Where to watch New Year's Eve fireworks in London, Sydney and Dubai

New Year's Eve Fireworks light up the sky above Sydney. Pacific islands including Samoa, Tonga and Kiribati entered 2017 at 10:00 GMT, followed an hour later...


Violence ahead of AIADMK GC: Sasikala Pushpa's husband attacked

J. Jayalalithaa", the petitioner had claimed. The party's General Council passed the resolution at its meeting here in the morning. Even Jayalalithaa is said ...


Iraq resumes Mosul operation after a two-week lull

One elite Iraqi unit encountered sniper and machine gunfire as it advanced alongside federal police in Mosul's Intisar district, an officer said . Columns of d...


After First Candidate List Akhilesh Asks Ignored Samajwadi Party MLAs To…

The critical aspect of Mulayam's hurriedly convened press conference where Akhilesh was as conspicuous by his absence as Shivpal was with his presence, was that...


Donald Trump complains about media coverage of his foundation

In a statement Monday, Amy Spitalnick, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's press secretary, said " The Trump Foundation is still under investigation ...


Police Suspect Social Media in Mall Violence Across at Least 9 States

There were no reports of injuries or damaged property. The teens were still at large, though they were seen on surveillance footage, a police spokesman told...


Romanian President Refuses to Appoint Parliament-Backed Sevil Shhaideh as PM

Liviu Dragnea , leader of the PSD, had withdrawn his bid to become prime minister because he is serving two-year suspended sentence for electoral fraud. Beyond ...


Delhi Police Arrest Four Men in US Woman's Gangrape Case

Later, the organisation gave a complaint to the Delhi Police Commissioner who proceeded with the case. "We investigated the case professionally and recorded the...


Earthquake Strikes Off Coast of Southern Chile; Tsunami Threat Issued

In order to avoid the threat posed by a possible tsunami, an alert was issued by Chile's National Emergency Office (ONEMI), mandating the evacuation of almost 5...


Japanese premier leaves for Hawaii to visit Pearl Harbor

The office overlooked Pearl Harbour, offering a direct view of the attack site. Photographs of Hatoyama and Kishi's visits were published by Japanese media la...


China's carrier fleet passes near Taiwan in warning to US

The jets were scrambled to follow Chinese warplanes that were flying over the Miyako Strait as part of a routine exercise, the Chinese Defense Ministry said. U....


Iran offers condolences to Russian Federation over plane crash

Yelizaveta Glinka, known as Doctor Liza in Russian Federation for her charity work, who was headed to Syria with a shipment of medicine to donate to Syrian hosp...


Those against demonetisation 'are like Pakistan': PM

As he addressed a public meeting in Lok Sabha constituency, Modi delivered a stinging reply to Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on his "earthquake" remark. ...


Iraq Says Kurds, Foreign Companies Agree to Cut Oil Output

Futures were little changed, capping a 2.2 percent gain this week. Barratt expects United States crude to trade around $60 a barrel in the first quarter next ...


Hijacked Libyan plane lands in Malta with 118 on board

Quizás fue un título más de los tantos que llenan las vitrinas del poderoso Barcelona . "Es extraordinario, extraterrestre, cómo supera rivales, cómo se echa...


President Obama dismantles the discriminatory and ineffective NSEERS program

But although the program was suspended five years ago, the federal regulations underpinning it remained in place until this week. President George W. Bush estab...


Israeli National Among Those Wounded in Berlin Truck Crash

The 24-year-old is suspected of being at the wheel when a truck ploughed into a crowd of shoppers at a busy market in the German capital. Authorities across E...