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Iranian Envoy Holds Diplomatic Sessions on Syria in Russia Sochi

Hundreds of delegates gathered Tuesday afternoon in the Black Sea resort city of Sochi for what Russian Federation, a staunch ally of Syrian President Bashar ...


Ireland to hold abortion referendum in May

Varadkar said debates and votes would be held in the lower and upper houses of parliament, but he was "confident this timeline can be met" for a referendum in l...


Weak Demand Causes Apple to Slash iPhone X Production 50%

The report added that Apple is expected to maintain a total production target of 30 million units for lower priced models such as the iPhone 8 , iPhone 8 P...


'Hope triple talaq bill will be passed in budget session'

The Budget session of Parliament begins on Monday as the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) readies to present its last full budget on 1 February before its...


Militants assault Afghan workplaces of kids's NGO, killing 4

USA officials have said that the new strategy is putting pressure on the Taliban but with the attacks showing no sign of abating there's a growing sense of ...


Thousands Of People Are Marching Against Putin In Russia

Police dragged some of the Navalny backers into a bus and tried to talk some schoolchildren into leaving. Navalny has little chance of influencing the electio...


Afghanistan mourns after bomb blast kills over 100

Public health ministry spokesman, Mohammad Ismayeel Kawosi, also confirmed the casualty figures and said the wounded have been taken to different hospitals ac...


Kendrick Lamar Makes a Statement With Fiery Grammys Performance

Sting's performance was somewhat political as he sang his 1987 song, "Englishman in NY", which includes the lyrics, "Oh, I'm an alien, I'm a legal alien, I'm an...


China envoy says 'complex' reasons why has not been to North Korea

The designation of more targets for sanctions by the U.S. government appears to be in line with Washington's current position that it will keep up pressure on N...


Questions That Mueller Might Ask Trump

The former independent counsel who investigated President Bill Clinton said President Donald Trump can fire special counsel Robert Mueller "for any reason...


Watch! Hillary Clinton Reads 'Fire and Fury' in Grammys Spoof!

She took home the award for best spoken word album in 1997. When Corden told the "All I Do is Win", singer that the gig was not for him, DJ Khaled jokingl...


Gunmen attack Kabul military academy: security sources

It's unclear how many people have been killed or wounded, but early figures suggest at least two Afghan soldiers have died and another 10 have been injured. The...


US, DPRK tamp down on smack talk in lead-up to Winter Olympics

Russian Federation on Friday denied reports that its ports were intermediaries for banned North Korean coal exports, helping to disguise shipments of the sa...


Dozens killed in fire at Miryang hospital

More than three dozen people are dead and more than 100 people are injured after a hospital fire in South Korea. A fire that started Friday morning in a hospi...


Grassley calls on Senate Judiciary to release Trump Jr. interviews

Trying to stem some of that criticism, the Justice Department's internal watchdog said Thursday that it had located several months' worth of text messages the d...


Shutdown call in Karnataka for Mahadayi water on Thursday

The outfits supporting the call for bandh are demanding that the Centre intervene in the dispute and resolve it immediately. "Schools and colleges in Ballari ...


SpaceX Performs First 'static Fire' Of Falcon Heavy Rocket

Musk tweeted out the flight is aimed for February 6 from Apollo launchpad 39A at Cape Kennedy. The Falcon Heavy rocket ignited all 27 engines of its first...


Barry and Honey Sherman died in focused double murder

They were bothfully clothed and wearing coats pulled down over their shoulders. Police had originally said the deaths were suspicious, but there were no sign...


Dutch Media Claims About Russian Hackers Only Fuel Anti-Moscow Hysteria

Pictures are taken of every visitor", the report said. Commenting on the growing number of foreign states' accusations of alleged attempts by Moscow to "und...


River Seine levels rise further as Paris braces for major flooding risk

That's still a long way below 8.6 metres - the level the Seine reached in the 1910 "flood of the century". The flooding is expected to reach its high mark o...


Trump's tariffs will damage shoppers, employees

The Solar Energy Industry Association (SEIA) also issued a press release on Monday, stating it-together with the national trade association for the USA industry...


Australian men and women through to Day 3's finals at Sydney Sevens

Australia are still yet to concede a point in the tournament, having won their three games on Friday by a combined 122-0, including beating Spain by the same 29...


Turkey blasts Germany, Belgium for indifference to attacks on its nationals

Erdogan vowed in a speech in Ankara that Turkey would "continue our fight until there is no terrorist on our border", but did not elaborate. The Kurdish-l...


Supreme Court stays execution of Alabama man in judicial override case

Prosecutors had to try Madison three times to secure a conviction. The stay of execution was granted by the court while the justices consider whether to tak...


Meehan won't seek reelection in the 7th

Meehan came under increasing pressure this week after a New York Times story detailed an alleged harassment incident with a now former staffer and a reputed c...


Mayors Skip White House Meeting Over Sanctuary Cities Crackdown

However, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said the mayors can not "pick and choose what laws they want to follow". San Francisco officials maintains that...


Mark E Smith, legendary frontman of The Fall, dies aged 60

The Fall manager and Smith's partner , Pam Vander - also known as Pam Van Damned - said Smith died at his home. The band released more than 30 studio al...


Jerusalem Mayor Barkat Thanks VP Pence For His Support Of Jerusalem

The Palestinian president snubbed Pence's visit and Palestinian Christians lamented his "sick ideology" of evangelical Christian support for Israel, with so...


Senate Confirms Alex Azar As HHS Secretary Despite Democrats' Opposition

Bush. "I congratulate Secretary Azar on his appointment and look forward to working with him as we continue our efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare and ...


Anti-Muslim German party member Arthur Wagner converts to Islam

Kalbitz told CNN that while "lots of Muslims in Germany are well integrated, Islam itself is not part of German culture", a point he reiterated in a Facebook...


Trump 'Not Concerned' About Sessions Mueller Interview

Shortly after firing FBI Director James Comey , Trump asked Andrew McCabe about his vote for president during the 2016 election, according to several unn...


Tehran Reiterates Rejection of Negotiations Over its Ballistic Missile Program

Regarding the reports that Europe aims to increase pressure on Iran , Qasemi said Tehran has not officially heard from the European authorities on such a matte...


24 states endorse Paris plan to fight chemical weapons

France , the United States and their allies want to press on with sanctions based on the findings of last year's expert inquiry, carried out in conjunction wi...


Korea Olympic Pause Delays Talk of US 'Bloody Nose' Strategy

Speaking at the American Enterprise Institute on Tuesday, Pompeo said under his tenure, about 40 percent of the decisions previously made at the director le...


US, EU in serious discord over embassy move to Jerusalem

As Pence was telling a delighted Israeli parliament Monday that the US will transfer its embassy to Jerusalem next year, Palestinian Authority President Mahm...


De Blasio Backs Out of Mayors Meeting With Trump at White House

Attorneys filed a lawsuit Tuesday on behalf of New York City against five drugmakers, three drug distributors and subsidiaries of the companies. Allergan also...


What's closed and open during a government shutdown

Forest Service. If conditions become unsafe at any time, roads and/or developed areas in the park will be closed. "Be aware that there will be no National ...


White House: Flake-Graham-Durbin DACA Bill 'Giant Step In Wrong Direction'

Let's face it: on Donald Trump's signature issue, Stephen Miller is the boss. "The White House staff has been pretty unreliable", Graham said . 'His view...


GOP to seek a stop to gerrymandering case

Supreme Court delayed a lower court order in North Carolina that would have forced that state to redraw its congressional district as well. Both Republican ...


Meet Preston, the therapy dog comforting Larry Nassar's victims

The resignations come after dozens of gymnasts detailed sexual abuse by national team doctor Larry Nassar , who was a volunteer at USA Gymnastics , at his t...


What exactly this shutdown means, agency by agency

Why is there a shutdown again? Here's a rundown of what will happen if the government remains shut down. However, the decision to go to Davos is now being asse...


Winter storm to create hard to risky travel Sund — ALERT

This means there is the potential for hazardous to risky travel along with threat to life if precautions are not taken. For those in the storm's path: Expect ...


Civilians Injured in Turkish Airstrikes on Afrin, Kurdish Reports Say

The YPG has been a key part of the battle against Islamic State in Syria, and has been supported by the US. Turkish troops were advancing alongside forces f...


Shirtless Putin takes icy religious plunge

Earlier on, Mr Putin laid flowers during a ceremony at the Piskaryovskoye Memorial Cemetery to mark the 75th anniversary of the breakthrough of the Nazi Siege o...


Carl Higbie, Trump Appointee Of Federal Agency, Resigns Over Racist, Homophobic Remarks

Carl Higbie was the chief of external affairs in the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), but lasted less than six months at his job. I don...


Manchester United set to hand Jose Mourinho contract extension

It is believed that the discussions had started earlier this season and have been successfully concluded. "He was moving the ball fantastically well", Mourinh...


European Union withdrawal bill to face House of Lords after MPs approve it

But political commentators said the bill's passing in the Commons was a major milestone in the Brexit journey. Prime Minister Theresa May faced a setback ...


Canadians, 2 Americans freed after kidnapping in Nigeria, police say

Both spokesmen said no ransom was paid. The foreigners were ambushed by unknown gunmen on their way from the town of Kafanchan in Kaduna state to the capi...


Inside Texas home where 'starving', 'shackled' children lived almost 2 decades ago

He tells The Guardian , "If you can imagine being 17 years old and appearing to be a 10-year-old, being chained to a bed, being malnourished, and injuries assoc...


Las Vegas shooter acted strangely before shooting

Lombardo provided no further details about the injured or how people were hurt other than by gunfire. Meanwhile, all 22,000 people attending the festival that n...