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Six Brits killed in minibus crash in Saudi Arabia

Four members of the same family from Manchester and a Glasgow couple died on their way back from a pilgrimage to Mecca on Wednesday. The statement then added ...


JK Legislative Council passes Resolution on return of Kashmiri migrants

The resolution was moved by former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and Working President of National Conference Omar Abdullah in the Legislative Assembly on Th...


Cybercrime on the rise, latest figures show

But despite the scale of the problem more than 80 per cent of all fraud offences are not reported to the police, meaning many of those responsible can operate w...


Republican Lawmaker Fires Aide After Discovering He Ran Fake News Site

Mr Harris told The Times he had come close to selling his domain for $130,000, but ironically a crackdown on bogus news by Google dashed any deal. Earlier i...


Nigerian President Buhari to take 10-day medical leave

Before leaving Nigeria, Buhari met security chiefs to discuss, among other things, the progress of the Economic Community of West African States (Ecowas) troo...


Many feared dead after avalanche buries 3-storey hotel in Italy

Nine of 47,000 aftershocks have measured a magnitude of at least 5. "There are so many dead ", Antonio Crocetta of the local alpine rescue workers told the...


California unemployment rate dips to 5.2 percent

The government counts people as part of the labor force when they take specific actions to look for a job. Texas added a total of 210,200 jobs during all of 2...


Hundreds Twerk In Mike Pence's Neighborhood To Protest His Anti-Gay Views

The committee quoted that in 1981, the inaugural ceremony struck then President Ronald Reagan as being both commonplace and miraculous. There will be two offi...


United States announces exit from TPP

The United States was instrumental after the Second World War in developing global institutions and arrangements that replaced a beggar-thy-neighbour approach t...


Baby becomes fifth person to die from Bourke Street carnage

Jewish community leaders were organising a crowdfunding effort to help the family of Thalia, who attended the prestigious Beth Rivkah Ladies College in St Kilda...


Rocket attack on Turkish police headquarters where ISIS gunman held

The Dogan news agency says the RPG was sacked near the Vatan police station on Friday but that it missed the building. Saturday's gunfire came less than 12 ho...


Brit and Canadian heading to Women's March turned away at US border

Initially, he hadn't told border agents that he'd be going to the march, but when the agent asked for more details, he said he gave a full explanation. One tr...


OIC indirectly condemns Trump plan to move Israel embassy

The PLO official called on Trump not to fulfill the promise he launched during his electoral campaign to move the American embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, "...


Pastor who will preach to Donald Trump before inauguration called gays "filthy"

Robert Jeffress is to deliver the sermon during a private service for President-elect Donald Trump and his family before Trump is sworn in as the nation's 45t...


Erdogan asks followers to support referendum campaign

Turkey's parliament early on Saturday backed a controversial bill that would dramatically expand the powers of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The 62-year-old...


Anti-Trump Protesters Clash with Police as Chaos Erupts in Washington

Our correspondent said there had been a lot of effort to make sure Mrs May was one of the first leaders President Trump would meet. Here's how he described ...


Trump Expected to Visit CIA Saturday

The nomination of Pompeo, a fourth term congressmen from the USA state of Kansas, has generated controversy because of tensions between Trump and former CIA Dir...


IRA leader turned peacemaker McGuinness announces retirement

Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams hailed him as a patriot and peacemaker as tributes flooded in from across the political spectrum. "His graceful words a welcome ...


Josephine, grandmother of Harambe, euthanized after 'suffering from several health issues'

In 1984, Josephine sired a male, Moja. You may remember his name. Twenty-five years later doctors performed rare cataract surgery on Josephine, who by then ...


Steve Smith cracks ton in win over Pakistan

Pakistan made 263-7 after being sent in to bat, having looked set to post a much bigger score at several stages. Skipper Steven Smith top-scored for the hosts ...


Trump, Pence Will Be Sworn Into Office On Historic Bibles

Some presidents used more than one. Pence will take his oath with a Bible used by former President Ronald Reagan with his oath being administered by Supreme C...


Obama Lavishes Praise on Josh Earnest During Last White House Press Briefing

Spicer has defended Trump's use of Twitter . Earnest said the Obamas will leave for Palm Springs, California, on Friday (Jan 20) after Donald Trump is sworn ...


McDonald's rolls out Mac Jr., Grand Mac

The original Big Mac contains 540 calories, while the Mac Jr.is a 460-calorie version of the offering that does not have the middle bun. The fast food giant i...


Trump's wrong Ivanka Twitter mistake earns lesson in climate change

She literally burned the President-elect of the United States with one tweet. Her profile suggests she is not as active a user of Twitter as the president-ele...


Russia Extends Edward Snowden's Residence Permit

He was eventually granted asylum in Russian Federation for one year, which was later extended to three years and now prolonged further. Russian authorities ha...


Orlando gunman's widow due in court for talks on transfer

A federal judge in Oakland, Calif., ordered Noor Salman, 30, held pending a bail hearing February 1. The indictment specifies that if convicted of the aiding an...


Texas GOP's Clinic Closure Law Made Abortion Inaccessible for Many

To conduct the study, researchers did a county-by-county analysis of the change in abortion rate between 2012 and 2014 to the change in driving distance to the ...


Canadian businessman O'Leary to enter Conservative race

But at least he's now in the game. It's official: Kevin O'Leary is joining the Conservative leadership race. No sense reinventing the spiel. Celebrity inv...


Department of Labor sues Oracle for discrimination

And a year ago, Oracle scaled back efforts to make its software available through long-term, General Services Administration-approved contracts - reportedly ...


Italian media: 6 survivors found in hotel buried by snow

At least four people have been confirmed dead. Hopes of finding anyone alive had been fading Friday before officials announced that the six people had been ...


Three badly hurt in shooting at American college in northern Mexico

In one of the few previous incidents, a 13-year-old student shot a 12-year-old classmate in the head at a Mexico City middle school in 2004, seriously wounding ...


Amal, George Clooney expecting twins?

It's the pair's reverent attitude to parenthood that's given rise to reports George wants Amal to ditch her risky high-profile case against terrorist group IS...


Former soccer star placed on Egyptian terror list

Aboutrika, dubbed The Magician, is accused of funding the banned Muslim Brotherhood, which Egypt's government designated a "terrorist" organisation after the ar...


Faced with Trump and Brexit, China's president makes case for globalisation

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has issued a "call to action" to Europe and the United States to defend the "liberal" world order, decrying a growing impulse in t...


CBI initiates enquiry against Manish Sisodia

Official sources said the CBI has registered a preliminary enquiry to probe these allegations and is looking into the alleged role of Sisodia and others. The ...