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Mint worker gets prison for smuggling gold in his butt

The judge said a penitentiary term was needed to deter others; Lawrence's lawyer had argued for an 18-month sentence. As a mitigating factor the judge noted t...


DUI checkpoints being readied for Super Bowl weekend

The Colorado Department Of Transportation wants to celebrate winners this Super Bowl weekend. "The busy holiday season is past, but Super Bowl Sunday is an unof...


"El Chapo" to appear in federal court in person

He faces other charges that include operation of a continuing criminal enterprise, conspiring to murder rivals and firearms violations. Guzman's wife, Emma Co...


Ford F-150 Raptor is heading to China

Like the top-selling F-150 full-size pickups, the Raptor has been re-engineered to use lightweight aluminum in place of steel in its construction, and the truck...


Malaysia dispatches aid ship for Rohingya in Myanmar

The U.N. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights headed by Zeid said reports indicate the intensity and frequency of security forces' operations have b...


Nicki Minaj Vs Giuseppe Zanotti

The Pinkprint artist then added that it was not about the money - which she urged to be donated to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital - but rather, "the ...


Philippines' Duterte ends ceasefire with Maoist rebels

The rebels and the government had separately declared a cease-fire as they resumed their peace talks. Yesterday, President Duterte announced that he has order...


Snapchat files for what could be the world's largest IPO

It intends to raise $3 billion through this offering and expects to list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "SNAP" in March this year. D...


At Black History Month Event, Trump Suggests Frederick Douglass is Still Alive

Echoing his campaign speeches, Mr Trump focused on how he would improve the "inner city", announcing he meant to improve schools and make communities safer "wit...


Migrant crisis: European Union summit seeks action-plan with Libya

Tusk said there would be "additional measures" announced at Friday's summit in Malta to "more effectively combat the trafficking networks and better manage migr...


North Korean spy chief sacked in latest purge, says South Korea

According to South Korea's intelligence agency, Hyun Yong-chol, a former North Korean defence chief, was executed with an anti-aircraft gun, reportedly for disr...


Samsung To Source Galaxy S8 Batteries from Japanese Supplier : Report says

The report further said that Samsung will acquire over 2-8% of the total number of batteries required for the whole batch of Galaxy S8 devices. Previously, Sa...


Trump advisor tells of terrorism 'massacre' … but it never actually happened

Conway went onto say most Americans don't know about the attacks as "it didn't get covered". Conway may actually be referencing the 2011 arrests of two Iraqi ...


Central Intelligence Agency deputy director linked to torture at Thailand black site

Zubaydah, known alternately as the CIA's "guinea pig", the "torture poster child", and the "ghost prisoner", was abducted in Pakistan, transferred to US authori...


Demand for gold hits four-year high after Brexit and Trump votes

However a surge in investment in gold-backed exchange-traded funds offset that to lift overall gold demand by 2 percent to 4,309 tonnes, its highest since 2013....


Louvre attack: Man shot after wounding soldier with machete

Two rucksacks belonging to the suspect were searched, but no explosives were found. Authorities said it appeared to be a terrorist attack. Bid officials, ho...


Whale euthanized after 30 plastic bags clog its stomach

Fishing gear, plastics, and even an engine cover was found in their stomachs. The Cuvier's beaked whale was put down by wardens at the weekend. According to...


US Navy sends destroyer to Yemen

Saudi officials say Yemeni rebel "suicide" boats recently attacked the Saudi warship that was on patrol in the Red Sea, killing two sailors. Trump made the co...


Iran bans USA wrestlers from competition

Iran's official state-run news agency IRNA reported on Friday that the Iranian foreign ministry said that it had to ban the wrestlers because of Trump's execu...


Trump's voter fraud 'expert' registered to vote in three states

He has lived in all three states. Last week, Trump called for a major investigation into voter fraud and tweeted in support of Gregg Phillips , founder o...


Sanjay Singh meets victims of Maur blast, demands SIT in the case

Punjab Police on Wednesday hinted that the powerful blast in Maur Mandi town in Bathinda district on Tuesday evening which left five persons dead was due to twi...


A Dutch zoo has created 'Tinder for orangutans'

Rather than hope for the best once a male arrives at the zoo, researchers are first presenting pictures of the potential mates to a female orangutan to see how ...


San Diego Jewish Community Center Evacuated Due To Bomb Threat

January 31. The reported threats come in the wake of similar threats reported across the US earlier this month. In Lake Zurich, Illinois, children were mo...


Jackie Chan film shot at iconic Dubai locations

We all are aware that Sonu Sood, who is co-starring with Jackie Chan in the Indo Chinese film Kung Fu Yoga , played a fantastic host when the latter was in tow...


Netanyahu sidesteps Mexican demand of apology over wall tweet

The ties we have build are so important and tight, we must leave this misunderstanding behind us. While Netanyahu never directly mentioned support for the p...


Sorin Grindeanu defends graft decree despite protests

Some 200,000 people took to the streets around Romania in protest on Wednesday. He urged the government of Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu to annul the con...


Injured In Helicopter Crash At Fort Campbell

He said in an email that the two soldiers are at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. A third soldier was released from the same hospit...


Kashmiri athlete denied United States visa due to 'current policy'

The duo told Hindustan Times that the officials at U.S. embassy in New Delhi told them that "due to the current policy" they can't be issued visas. "I do not ...


Russian spies accused of sharing state secrets with U.S.

Ivan Pavlov, a lawyer representing one of the three, did not specify who he was representing, but said Stoyanov was not his client. "My client, along with t...


Batten down the hatches - strong winds and heavy rain warning

A yellow weather warning for strong and potentially damaging winds has been issued by the Met Office for our county on Friday. Doris is the next name in the w...


Aspiring dentist from France is Miss Universe 2016

The Cayman Islands was represented by Monyque Brooks who was not placed amongst the finalists but various websites put her in the top 10 for national costume an...


Bill to exempt Tamil Nadu from Neet passed in Assembly

The online application process for NEET 2017 has been also started from today i.e. January 31, 2017 and it will continue till March 1, 2017. The release said ...


Thanks To 8-Year-Old, Boy Scouts Will Now Allow Transgender Members

The change comes after a New Jersey family had sued the Boy Scouts of America in December for kicking out their son because he is transgender. "And these ne...


Transport mafia behind Uber-Careem ban

The provincial government further stated that the failure of Careem and Uber to obtain the necessary fitness certificates and route permits for their fleet ...


Muslim full face veil to be banned in public places in Austria

The contents of the new governmental program were presented on Monday. The deal included a ban on Muslim veils such as the burka and niqab , which cover ...