Islamic State chief for Afghanistan, Pakistan said killed by US drone

Saeed was named head of ISIL's "Khorasan province", which includes Afghanistan, Pakistan and parts of neighbouring countries, early past year when a group of Pakistani Taliban switched allegiance to the extremist group. However, as a result of nego... More..

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by | Sunday, August 14, 2016

Canadian Terror Suspect Killed Wednesday 'Planned Immediate Attack

Lee said police were still outside and had told her they would likely be there all night. Police keep watch around a house in Strathroy, Ontario, Wednesday, Aug. Canadian transit agencies were notified of the...More..

U.S. election: Clinton releases tax returns
by | Sunday, August 14, 2016

U.S. election: Clinton releases tax returns

Documents show the Clintons paid $3.24 million in federal income taxes in 2015, with their total federal and state tax burden amounting to 43.2 percent - down from 45.8 percent in 2014. Along with an entitled p...More..

Olympics: British rowers Stanning and Glover dominate again
by | Saturday, August 13, 2016

Olympics: British rowers Stanning and Glover dominate again

Meanwhile it was success for Ireland as Gary and Paul O'Donovan scooped their nation's first medal of the Rio Olympics, clinching silver in the lightweight men's double sculls. It meant Grainger became Britain...More..

by | Friday, August 12, 2016

Trotsky's ghost haunts Britain's Labour Party in post-Brexit vote turmoil

More recently, in a moment formerly beyond parody, the GMB ballot for Labour leadership backing, won by Owen Smith, was said by Corbyn insiders to be loaded because it focussed on electability . The union's La...More..

by | Thursday, August 11, 2016

What to watch at the Rio Games on Tuesday

Team USA earned two gold, two silver, and three bronze. On Sunday, Team USA dominated team qualification. They qualified in first by almost 10 points. Gold medalist Katie Ledecky, right, poses with fellow US ...More..

by | Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Rebel fighters break siege in southern Aleppo

But the coalition of rebel fighters broke through regime lines on Saturday, opening a new route into the city's north-eastern neighbourhoods. State-run news agency SANA and the Syrian Observatory for Huma...More..

Hsu Shu-Ching Gets Gold in Women's Weightlifting 53-Kg Class
by | Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Hsu Shu-Ching Gets Gold in Women's Weightlifting 53-Kg Class

Hsu also copped the 2014 Asian Games gold, where she set the current world record in their division, lifting a total weight of 233 kilos. "I hope that happens soon, and the silver turns to gold", said Hsu. ...More..

Kerala Congress (Mani) quits UDF coalition
by | Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Kerala Congress (Mani) quits UDF coalition

While the KC had 23 MLAs in 1965, the current assembly presence of the KC (M), the largest and the most influential of the many Kerala Congress splinters in the state, is only six. "If the circumstances are s...More..

Cyclist Van Avermaet was lucky but deserving of Olympic gold
by | Monday, August 08, 2016

Cyclist Van Avermaet was lucky but deserving of Olympic gold

The Pole was then reeled in inside the final two kilometres and had to settle for bronze as the fast-finishing Van Avermaet - a two-time stage victor in the Tour de France - edged out Denmark's Fuglsang to ta...More..

by | Monday, August 08, 2016

Third-party candidates lose legal fight to get into presidential debates

Stein is polling as high as 5 percent . Now the two candidates can only debate Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump if they get at least 15 percent in five national polls. "I reject Trump as our nominee based on...More..

Rio Olympics: Alexander Massialas wins silver in men's foil
by | Monday, August 08, 2016

Rio Olympics: Alexander Massialas wins silver in men's foil

How to Watch: Keep up with Ledecky's quest for gold in Rio from the Aquatics Center here on your smartphone or desktop computer, or on NBC at 12 p.m. Even in defeat, Alexander Massialas checked off a laundry...More..

Sturridge misses Barcelona clash with hip knock
by | Monday, August 08, 2016

Sturridge misses Barcelona clash with hip knock

Daniel Sturridge and James Milner have given Jurgen Klopp new injury worries to take the shine off Liverpool's 4-0 friendly win over Barcelona . "It definitely wasn't our best day", Luis Enrique said . Kor...More..

Fatal police shooting highlights inconsistent body cam usage
by | Monday, August 08, 2016

Fatal police shooting highlights inconsistent body cam usage

The Chicago Police Department had the audacity to warn of violence in retaliation for opening fire into a moving vehicle, which violates company policy of shooting at cars when it does not present danger ...More..

Bergamo, aereo fuori pista: disagi voli, ok Alghero
by | Sunday, August 07, 2016

Bergamo, aereo fuori pista: disagi voli, ok Alghero

Nessuna auto è rimasta coinvolta e i due piloti sono rimasti illesi. Alle 10 del mattino la zona attorno allo scalo propone scene apocalittiche: turisti che si avventurano sulla carreggiata con il trolley e a...More..

by | Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Pope visits sites tied to Polish saints in Krakow

The Pope arrived at the Divine Mercy Sanctuary in Lagiewniki, a district of Krakow , as part of celebrations at World Youth Day. Yesterday the Pontiff made an unscheduled stop at the church of St Francis of ...More..

by | Friday, July 29, 2016

Donald Trump to accept Republican presidential nomination

Underscoring his unorthodox candidacy, Mr Trump set out the hardline immigration policies that fired up conservatives in the Republican contest, but broke with many in his party by promising protections for gay...More..

by | Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Gawker posts anti-Trump playbook; was it stolen from DNC?

On June 14, the Democratic National Committee reported that it was the victim of a data breach, allegedly by attackers from Russian Federation. According to the Washington Post , DNC officials claimed that...More..

On cusp, Clinton keeps focused: 'Not over until it's over'
by | Wednesday, June 08, 2016

On cusp, Clinton keeps focused: 'Not over until it's over'

The AP determined Clinton had reached the magic number after surveying the Democratic party's 714 superdelegates, who are free to vote for any candidate at the convention. Nina Turner went to the mic to stu...More..

Holder: Snowden did 'service,' but should still be punished
by | Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Holder: Snowden did 'service,' but should still be punished

But the former attorney general was quick to add that Snowden - who leaked explosive documents about American government surveillance programs while working as a contractor for the National Security Agency in 2...More..

Israeli leader takes swipe at French peace initiative
by | Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Israeli leader takes swipe at French peace initiative

Hamdallah cited the global community's nuclear agreement with Iran as a possible precedent. He explained that it is not reasonable to see many global conferences that resolved more sophisticated issues in the...More..

by | Friday, May 13, 2016

Jump in Iranian oil output helped balance market, IEA says

The terminal may not restart until June, Kachikwu said April 20. But the attacks are picking up pace. The recent attacks on oil and gas facilities by militants have heightened tension in the Niger Delta reg...More..

by | Thursday, May 12, 2016

Chelsea Handler lets loose on new talk show

PT on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. For those who have not heard, Chelsea is a talk show-style series starring comedian and personality Chelsea Handler . "I'm a late-night television host that doesn't ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Israel retaliates to Gaza fire with strikes on Hamas targets

Kerem Shalom is close to where the army has uncovered two Hamas tunnels, allegedly stretching into Israeli territory, in recent weeks, the most recent discovery coming on Thursday. The Israeli army admits it ha...More..

by | Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Spain reports 1st case of Zika-linked microcephaly

At a press conference Friday at the Hispanic Health Council, Pino urged residents to avoid travel to Zika-affected countries or territories, especially if they are looking to conceive. There is no specific trea...More..

by | Monday, May 09, 2016

Anti-Trump protests break out for second day in California

All three GOP presidential contenders have met privately with Pence in recent days as the Republican governor considers an endorsement in the race. With Kasich out of the way in IN next week, Cruz faces a mus...More..

by | Sunday, May 08, 2016

North Korea says waitresses tricked into going to South

But some of the propaganda, including photo ops with Kim standing beside a small nuclear warhead mock-up and gleefully watching missiles being launched from submarines, has prompted foreign military analysts to...More..

by | Sunday, May 08, 2016

UK's Labour Party losing ground in local and regional elections

Bassetlaw MP John Mann said third place in Scotland would be " cataclysmic " for Labour. It has been nearly decimated in Scotland, it is now losing core areas of Wales. However veteran Labour backbencher David ...More..

Obama drinks Flint water, vouches for safety
by | Thursday, May 05, 2016

Obama drinks Flint water, vouches for safety

The contamination of Flint's water began in April 2014, when the city stopped receiving its supply from Detroit, instead shifting to water taken directly from the Flint River, a source known to have a high corr...More..

by | Monday, May 02, 2016

Orthodox Christians Celebrate Easter

Volodymyr Cathedral during the ceremony of the Holy Fire in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, April 30, 2016. For Orthodox Christians, Easter will be observed Saturday and Sunday, with the primary local service being ...More..

by | Friday, April 29, 2016

Barring something unforeseen, Hillary Clinton will be the Democratic nominee

Trump added: "She will not be a good president". But Trump slammed the alliance as "pathetic" and ineffective. The sexist remark heard at the tail end of his Trump Tower press conference in Manhattan garner...More..

Bobby Knight: Trump is most prepared 'in history' to become president
by | Friday, April 29, 2016

Bobby Knight: Trump is most prepared 'in history' to become president

Knight's speech didn't seem to faze Trump, who took the stage immediately following the coach's introduction. The retired coach is still revered in the Hoosier state. Foreign-policy elites around the globe sp...More..

by | Sunday, April 24, 2016

City dedicating $21M to fight Zika virus over the next 3 years

Due to the role it has played with similar viruses, like Ebola, RTI researchers noted that little research has been done on the possibility that the Zika virus could also be spread through aerosol transmission....More..

by | Sunday, April 24, 2016

On eve of Obama visit, thousands rally in Germany against trade deal

Tens of thousands of protesters marched in Hanover on Saturday to express their opposition to the deal. Obama's trip - to open an industrial technology fair in the northern city of Hanover and hold talks ...More..

by | Saturday, April 23, 2016

Three Michigan officials charged in Flint water crisis

Frustrated residents here say they want justice for all those who have been poisoned. Edwards said the state environmental quality department and the city of Flint collected 71 lead level samples from hom...More..

China confirms another test of new long-rang missile
by | Friday, April 22, 2016

China confirms another test of new long-rang missile

The Chinese Defense Ministry just confirmed it recently tested an intercontinental ballistic missile , sending a strong signal to outside observers, just as disputes over the South China Sea mount. That appr...More..

William and Kate follow in Diana's footsteps at the Taj Mahal
by | Friday, April 22, 2016

William and Kate follow in Diana's footsteps at the Taj Mahal

Kensington Palace shared several photos of the royals touring the Taj Mahal. They wanted to know more and more about it. Princess Diana sits in front of the Taj Mahal in the Indian city of Agra , Tuesday F...More..

Lawyer expects release of Australian TV crew in Lebanon
by | Thursday, April 21, 2016

Lawyer expects release of Australian TV crew in Lebanon

Ms Faulkner, Brown and her colleagues were arrested two weeks ago after a child recovery team seized Ms Faulkner's children, Lahela, 6, and Noah, 4, from a Beirut Street as they were walking with their Leban...More..

by | Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Israeli police: Explosion on Jerusalem bus 'terror attack'

In recent years, most Palestinian terror attacks come in the form of either stabbings, shootings or car-rammings at public transit stops. A wave of Palestinian knife, gun and car-ramming attacks targeting Israe...More..

The money I've raised for Hillary Clinton is 'obscene — George Clooney
by | Tuesday, April 19, 2016

The money I've raised for Hillary Clinton is 'obscene — George Clooney

Hours later, Sanders shot off an e-mail to his suppor ters referring to Clooney's mea culpa of sorts saying, "that's what this election is about: tearing down a system where big money props up the institution...More..