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Gambia: ECOWAS assuming responsibility for region's problem

Thousands of British holidaymakers are waiting to hear when they will be flown home by Thomas Cook after the Foreign Office warned "the potential for military i...


Hong Kong star Andy Lau injured filming in Thailand

Lau is married with a 4-year-old daughter. "Lau is the pride of Hong Kong and well regarded among the Chinese communities around the world", Cheung said. In i...


John Legend To Perform At 2017 Grammy Awards

Metallica has been a longtime Grammy favorite, ever since the band was first nominated for Best Metal Performance with "One" in 1990. James Hetfield and Lars...


Snakes? Spiders? Australia's deadliest animal will surprise you

Lead researcher Ronelle Welton said over a 13-year period nearly 2,000 people were hospitalised for bee stings across the state. It's a far cry from the poiso...


Conference on Middle-East Conflict: Two-State Solution Reaffirmed

The UN resolution has upset Canadian Jews who blindly support Israel's violation of the human rights of Palestinians but has elated those who favor a just settl...


Halo Wars 2 goes gold, beta begins today

The leaders, these figureheads, all have their own unit types and leader abilities and they emphasise different ways to play. You build a deck and then deploy u...


U.S. press corps tell Donald Trump

As Donald Trump prepares to take office, the USA press corps has offered the president-elect-whose relationship with the media is dicey at best-"a backgrounder ...


American First To Follow United's Lead With New Basic Economy Fares

It's a policy that echoes United Airlines' basic-economy fare class , which was announced in November. The overhead bin carry-on restriction also seeks to s...


Strip club waitress vanishes after getting pulled over

Sanchez said that he and Anderson have lived together for two years and that she never once disappeared. Kansas City Police initially declared they had no rec...


Three dead, 20 hurt after vehicle ploughs into Melbourne shoppers

Four children were injured, one critically, and the former police commissioner Christine Nixon told ABC radio she had encountered a woman whose pram was hit...


McDonald's are introducing two new burgers to their menu

It will sell for $4.89. McDonald's Big Mac is getting even bigger. That will sell for between $2.39 and $2.59. "We listened to our customers who told us the...


George HW Bush, Wife Remain Hospitalized in Houston

She is expected to remain in the hospital over the weekend as a precaution. She reported feeling much better on Thursday after receiving medication and rest. "...


Australian Open: Roger Federer eases past Tomas Berdych in third round

The 35-year-old carried his momentum into the second as Berdych struggled to contain him, and he broke the Czech in the opening game thanks to a wide forehand...


Rocket fired near Istanbul police headquarters - CNN Turk

No one was hurt in the attack that apparently targeted the Vatan police station. ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack that killed 39 people. "It wasn't ...


George Osborne to join Blackrock part

The former Chancellor of the Exchequer, who is still a sitting MP, will take on the role from the start of February. Osborne, a prominent campaigner for the U...


Martin McGuinness: Ex-deputy first minster will not stand in NI election

Mr McGuinness resigned as Northern Ireland's deputy first minister just last week amid a political crisis over a botched renewable energy scheme. Former fir...


Artist shames Holocaust selfie takers with 'Yolocaust' website

Shapira, 28, a Berlin-based Israeli satirist and grandson of a Holocaust survivor, said the selfies didn't disturb or upset him, but he thought it was "a shame ...


Marine Le Pen Leads in Fresh Survey Conducted by Le Monde

French Finance Minister Michel Sapin predicted that his country's voters are ready to pull together to prevent anti-euro, anti-immigration presidential candidat...


Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry: Major report due

Inquiry chairman Sir Anthony Hart said: "We hope that in some measure the process of giving evidence... helped those who were not listened to in the past". Howe...


Donald Trump Just Replaced the White House Climate Website With…This

Have your voice heard via the suggestion box on Obama.org where you will be able to share ideas, inspirations and donate to the cause. The 44th US President B...


Ten people rescued from Italian hotel wreckage following avalanche

A mother and her daughter were among the first to be lifted from snow as deep as 15 feet in places, it said. Some have expressed frustration at the lack of in...


Lib Dems hit out at County Council's council tax increase

The move will widely be viewed as a protest because it is unlikely families still coming out from a recession and nervous of the economic future and price rises...


Eugenie Bouchard powers into third round at Australian Open

The No. 35-ranked Vandeweghe converted her only break to take the first set, but Bouchard, who reached the Australian Open and French Open semifinals and th...


'Very honored' that Clinton attended inauguration

After formally taking office, President Trump declared he would be a leader for all Americans and the U.S. would be restored to greatness. For her to not only...


PM Modi is the most followed leader on social media

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today delivered the Inaugural Address (via Video Conference) at the National Conference of Central and State/UT Minister...


Barron Trump, America's New First Son, Was Finally Seen At Father's Inauguration

Sophie Theallet, Marc Jacobs, and Tom Ford all declined to dress the future First Lady, with Ford telling the ladies of 'The View' " she's not necessarily ...


Accused Cop Killer Says He WIll Represent Himself, Curses At Judge

In all, investigators said 16 shots were fired over the course of about six seconds - eight by Loyd and eight by Clayton, the warrant said. The medical examin...


President Obama Continues Clemency Push, Commutes Hundreds of Sentences

He was convicted of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and/or distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine. 2008, to 20 years in prison and five ye...


Medical emergency after the army accidentally bombed a refugees camp

Irabor said two aid workers from the Red Cross and MSF and two soldiers were among those injured in the strike, adding that the military had not yet ascertain...


ESPN commentator sparks outrage over Venus Williams 'gorilla' comment

Doug Adler found himself in hot water over his description of Williams' assertive playing style as she was on her way to beating Stefanie Voegele in the seco...


High-Rise Collapses In Tehran, Killing Firefighters Working Inside

Three people were pulled alive from the rubble and taken to hospital, the head of Tehran's emergency services said, according to the ISNA news agency. The cou...


Vehicle hits 'heaps of people' in Melbourne before driver 'shot by police'

Police have arrested the man believed to be the perpetrator and emergency services are assisting injured pedestrians, a number of which have "serious injuries",...


Melbourne CBD crash: Three dead, 20 injured

Victoria Police said the incident is not connected to terrorism and no other suspects were being sought. Then I saw the van accelerate down the mall. Despite...


New survey shows how much Fox News dominated the 2016 election

Eight per cent of Clinton voters and 7 per cent of Trump voters named Facebook as their main source of election news, Pew said. MSNBC was named by 9 percent of ...


Malia Obama Lands Dream Internship in Hollywood!

Before that she reportedly worked as a production assistant for Halle Berry's CBS show " Extant ", which was executive produced by Steven Spielberg. At ...