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Woman poses as a man, marries two women for dowry in Uttarakhand

She told the Uttarakhand woman, identified as Kamini, that she was the son of a businessman from Aligarh, said the police. The second woman had attended Krish...


Turkey and U.S. to step back from brink over Syria

Turkish police used tear gas on anti-US demonstrators in Ankara who were protesting in the wake of U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's visit to the count...


Barnaby Joyce: Australia PM's remarks 'inept', Deputy says

Joyce warned that any pressure on the Nationals to dump him "locks people in as they lock-in behind the leader". Labor's Anthony Albanese said Malcolm Tu...


Archbishop Desmond Tutu resigns as Oxfam ambassador over charity's sex scandal

No report of sexual abuse of aid recipients was reported. Last week, the British newspaper The Times reported that in 2011 Oxfam tried to cover up claim...


Over 3400 civilians killed in 2017 in Afghanistan

Things have not improved so far in 2018, and he warned the United Nations is concerned it will see "greater harm this year". The air campaign by worldwide and...


India says Pakistan "will pay" for Kashmir "misadventure"

Responding to a question regarding the recent comments of India's defence minister, he rejected the Indian allegations and said that now familiar Indian tendenc...


GOP ahead of Democrats heading into midterm elections, Trump more popular

Republican James Buchanan , meanwhile, son of GOP Congressman Vern Buchanan , came away with 44.8 percent and Libertarian Alison Foxall , 3 percent. Steve Lo...


Student brings unloaded gun to Lee's Summit North High School, administrators say

Weapons of any type are not permitted on or near school property. The arrest was the second of three in North Texas on Thursday involving students bringing a ...


Fifty Shades Freed fans sob in cinemas: 'I'm choked up'

The movie, starring Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson , stormed to the top of the North American box office with $38.6 million (GBP27.9 million) over the weeke...


Pakistani Taliban deputy Khalid Mehsud 'killed in drone attack'

His influence can be seen from how he defied Mullah Fazlullah - who officially became the third TTP leader after Hakimullah's death in a drone strike in 2014. "...


Woman Fell Asleep With A Headache And Woke Up With British Accent

Myers, who said she also suffers from Ehlers-Danlos, a condition that makes skin elastic and joints flexible to the point of dislocation, is now seeking treatme...


New Horizons probe captures images at record distance from Earth

These images, which have since been released to the public, have set the new record for the most distant images ever taken. Prior to New Horizons' star shot...


United States drone destroys Russian-made tank in Syria

However, reports have surfaced alleging that at least five Russian men fighting informally with pro-government forces were killed in last week's clashes. The ...


South African President on 48 hours' Ultimatum to quit

Ramaphosa narrowly defeated Zuma's ex-wife and preferred successor, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, in the leadership vote, forcing him to tread carefully in handlin...


Russian Federation targeting 2018 elections, U.S. intelligence chiefs say

Coats said that Russian Federation will continue using propaganda, false personas and social media to undermine the upcoming election. WASHINGTON , D.C. None...


Martin Schulz resigns as leader of Germany's Social Democrats

The most urgent matter for the SPD is to get a new leader in place after Martin Schulz said last week he would quit to allow the party to regroup. But Oetti...


PM Narendra Modi bats looking at keeper, says Rahul Gandhi

He lashed at the BJP government saying that in the previous BJP government reign, from 2008-2013), three chief ministers, BS Yeddyurappa , Sadananda Gowda, a...


Winnefeld on US Clash with Syrian Forces

According to the US Central Command (CENTCOM), coalition advisers were present in the area that was attacked by pro-government forces in Deir Ezzor province lat...


Duterte terminates Canada chopper deal

Bell Helicopter said the Philippine military would use the aircraft "for a variety of missions such as disaster relief, search and rescue, passenger transport a...


Oxfam accused of failing in its 'moral leadership' over Haiti sex scandal

Britain's International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt warned today Oxfam must hand over to authorities any information it has collected on a "shocking"...


16 terrorists killed in Sinai operation: Egypt army

The military has launched security campaigns in the North Sinai area, in which some terrorists are based. Suspicion for that attack fell on an affiliate of th...


Prominent Pak activist Asma Jahangir passes away

Jahangir was arrested in 2007 by the government of then-military ruler Pervez Musharraf and held under house arrest. Her daughters were kidnapped and assaul...


Major Senate Budget Deal

He begins the statement with, "This is no way to run a country". A congressional source familiar with the agreement said it would increase non-defense spendin...


Weather: Next round of snow Saturday night into Sunday

Computer model projection of ice accretion through Sunday afternoon. Higher amounts in the 2 to 3 inch range will be possible north of I-70 and around 2 inche...


Noteworthy Stocks to Watch For: NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA), Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI)

About 14.47 million shares traded or 1.65% up from the average. NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA ) last session's volume of 25.77 million shares was higher ...


Israel Launches Airstrikes In Syria After Fighter Jet Crashes

The IDF said its pilots managed to eject themselves and land safely inside their territory. "Our policy is clear: Israel will defend itself against any aggr...


While Forces Expected Strike In Kashmir, Fidayeen Struck Jammu Camp

Defence spokesman Lt Colonel Devender Ananad said in a statement as part of the ongoing operation at Sunjwan in Jammu that the Army has killed two heavily arm...


Burj Khalifa lights up with Indian Tricolour as PM Modi Visits

While expressing that "support for Palestinian interests in our foreign policy has always been a priority" Modi said India hopes for Palestine to soon become a ...


Chicago in the bullseye as heavy winter storms pummel Midwest, Great Lakes

Airlines also have cancelled hundreds of flights at O'Hare and Midway airports. Winter storm warnings were issued by the National Weather Service for parts of...


Georgia officer killed while trying to serve arrest warrant

Georgia Bureau of Investigation spokesman Nelly Miles said she did not yet have details about the shooting. A police officer was killed and two deputies were ...


Flu season still getting worse; now as bad as 2009 swine flu

Anne Schuchat of the Centers for Disease Control. " The flu is incredibly hard to predict, and we don't know if we've hit the peak yet". Since 2007, the ea...


1 killed in Libya mosque explosion

The devices, placed in bags at the mosque doors, appear to have been activated remotely using a mobile phone, a military source said. No group has claimed res...


Fife braced for ice and snow

Showers will be more frequent in the west and north of the country. Heavy snow showers are expected to follow on from a spell of rain, sleet and hill snow wit...


FBI Found No Evidence That Border Patrol Agent Was Murdered

A spokesman for the National Border Patrol Council, the union that represented the officers, said it was an "ambush". He reported: "We ran into a culvert", "I...


Bangladesh ex-PM Khaleda Zia sentenced to 5 years in jail

These include former lawmaker Quazi Salimul Haq, former principal secretary to Zia, Kamal Uddin Siddique, her nephew Mominur Rahman and pro-BNP businessman Shar...


Last of British IS gang 'captured in Syria'

The lead executioner in the "Beatles" cell, Mohammed Emwazi, known as "Jihadi John", was killed by a US drone strike in 2015. Who were the IS "Beatles"? ....


Taiwan natural disaster death toll rises to 9

But the authorities slashed the number of missing from more than 60 people to seven by yesterday evening - five Chinese mainland nationals and a Canadian-Chines...


Turkish, Iranian, Russian presidents to meet in Istanbul

Presidents of Turkey , Iran and Russia , Recep Tayyip Erdogan , Hassan Rouhani and Vladimir Putin will hold a meeting in Istanbul, Turkish media reported...


U.S. official warns of growing threat from North Korea

A Democratic senator said Monday President Donald Trump does not possess the legal authority to order a preemptive military strike on North Korea without Co...


Like Every Other Dictator Donald Trump Wants a Military Parade

Pentagon officials tell CBN News the US Army has been tapped to lead the planning, adding that the goal is to tie the parade to a significant, historical e...


Turkey is not occupying Afrin: Opposition party

Afrin was the only place in Syria that witnessed no war. Syria has repeatedly denied using chemical weapons . The U.N. Syria Commission condemned the rec...


USA conducts airstrikes against Syrian pro-regime forces after ‘unprovoked attack’

Military officials said the strike was launched after as many as 500 attackers began an assault on opposition forces accompanied by USA advisers in Deir el-Zo...


Hotel in Taiwan collapses after 6.4 magnitude earthquake

Hualien is one of Taiwan's most popular tourist hubs as it lies on the picturesque east coast rail line and is near to popular Taroko Gorge. The quakes continue...


Maybe 2 more inches of snow tonight

On Wednesday , the sun will rise at 7:33:53 a.m. and set at 5:55:20 p.m. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible. East wind 6 to 8 miles...


China, Iran, Russia Lash Out At US Nuclear Policy Plan

The document further calls for the U.S. to tackle " an unprecedented range and mix of threats " posed by foreign powers, such as Russia , China, North Korea an...


Survey reveals shocking facts about Female Genital Mutilation in Bohra community

Almost 200 million around the world live with its effects, the United Nations says..." Kamau said women should be able to choose to undergo the practice. Khaf...


Tsunami warning text alerts a result of test from National Weather Service

Some US East Coast residents received a tsunami warning on Tuesday after a test message sent out by the National Weather Service was wrongly interpreted as ...


Child safe, suspect wanted in connection to viral child pornography investigation

The victim also has been located and is safe, police reported . In the video posted to Facebook, Moore allegedly forces a young girl, whose age has not been ...


TTP bombing kills 11 troops in Swat Valley

The Inter-Services Public Relations, the Pakistan Army's media wing, said the attacker on Saturday targetted the sports area of the armed forces' unit and t...


United Kingdom court to decide validity of Assange arrest warrant

The Swedish case has since been dropped but in the eyes of the British authorities, Assange remains in breach of his bail conditions. Senior District Judge ...