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Oroville Dam's emergency spillway may not be used, officials say

A damaged spillway that diverts overflow from a major California reservoir has authorities preparing to use a forested emergency spill route if Lake Oroville co...


Polish PM Szydlo lightly injured in auto accident

Szydło's was travelling in a convoy of several vehicles when another auto reportedly came from a side street and drove into the convoy. Beata Szydlo, 53, suff...


IAAF: Semenya has to wait for London gold

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) had initially called for Savinova to be banned for life after she was named as one of five Russian athletes implicated in th...


Foreign countries' ships arrive in Karachi for naval exercise

Thirty-six countries are participating or observing the global naval exercise. The exercise is the fifth such exercise in which 37 countries, including Pakist...


Trump signs 3 actions 'designed to restore safety in America'

Trump's orders profess to stop crime, prevent violence against law enforcement, and crack down on drug cartels. "He has devoted his life to the cause of justi...


8 countries team up to fill the void Trump created on abortion

Belgium, Canada, Cape Verde, Denmark, Finland, Luxembourg, and Sweden have joined the effort launched by the Netherlands in January after Trump announced the or...


Fire on Hong Kong's MTR

Police have not ruled out that the incident may have been a case of attempted self-immolation. The fire broke out at around 7:00 local time inside an undergro...


USA shouldn't intervene in European politics - Mogherini

Federica Mogherini, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, is today and tomorrow in Washington f...


Possible engine fire on plane bound for Buenos Aires at JFK Airport

The Port Authority of NY and New Jersey said the pilot of an Argentina Airlines flight reported the fire late on Thursday. An engine fire was reported on a LA...


Iran to US: 'The language of threats has never worked'

Russia, a key ally of Iran and seemingly the apple of President Trump's eye, rubbished the accusations. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani used a nationwide c...


Trump Needs to Take a Tougher Line Toward Putin, Senators Say

The news agency said Trump paused to ask aides what the treaty was, and then denounced it as favoring Russian Federation. In that particular exchange, Put...


Romania justice minister quits over anti-graft law protests

Minister of Justice, Florin Iordache , has announced about his resignation from the position of Minister of Justice. Against this turbulent backdrop, Sorin G...


Four arrested over suspected Paris bomb plot

The arrests come one week after a man attacked soldiers with a machete near the Louvre. Police were tipped off to the group's purchasing of chemicals necessary ...


Turkish president approves constitutional change bill

Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus said that the referendum "is planned to take place on April 16". Erdogan says the reform will provide stability at a t...


7 dead as landslides hit Indonesia's Bali

The agency said more heavy rains are likely and people should be aware of the possibility of landslides and floods. Although the tourist areas of Bali does ...


Reports of ICE action spur protest, statements

But on Friday, in the news conference downtown that included elected officials and immigration advocates, a theme emerged that the actions on Thursday were di...


Russian Federation deescalated clash between pro-Syrian, Turkish-backed forces near al-Bab

That came after the Kremlin said the airstrikes had been launched based on coordinates provided by the Turkish army. The Russian airstrike came as Turkey was ...


Pentagon Reviewing 'Unsafe' Military Aircraft Encounter Over South China Sea

This incident had caused tension between the countries. U.S. Pacific Command spokesman Major Rob Shuford described the incident in the South China Sea as "u...


Russia 'Disappointed' By Extradition Of Russian Blogger From Belarus To Azerbaijan

Later, the Minsk City Court upheld this decision. "The decision causes serious damage to the credibility of the country", Babayan told reporters on February 7...


Russian Federation airstrikes accidentally kill three Turkish soldiers in Syria, Turkish army says

Both parties are investigating the incident, it said. Russian Federation has been providing air support to both sides as they advance. Syrian regime forces,...


Shah Rukh Khan's Raees banned in Pakistan

It quoted a source who said the Punjab and Sindh censor boards had passed the film without any cuts but said that they would issue a certificate after consultin...


Defiant UNC resolves to continue with economic blockade

The meet was held to consider the outcome of the tripartite talk involving Centre, State and UNC in New Delhi on February 3, according to a press statement. "If...


Smaller Counter-Protests Held in Romania as anti-Govt Demonstrations Go On

In a speech to parliament, the centrist President Klaus Iohannis admonished the Social Democrat-led government for the late-night adoption of a cabinet decree o...


'Human Slaughterhouse' - Amnesty report on a Syrian jail

Those who are condemned to death do not find out about their sentences until minutes before they are hanged. "The most important finding here is that the gove...


Mia Ayliffe-Chung: Backpacker murder not "terror attack"

Ayad's lawyer told a court in October that her client had been given a preliminary diagnosis of schizophrenia. In her first post, she challenged misrepresent...


Parks Canada officials reintroduce bison to Banff National Park

Environment Minister Catherine McKenna said the historic moment is the ideal way to mark the 150th anniversary of Confederation. "I'm proud to say that hist...


Mayor: Public schools to be open Friday

Many other school officials base their decision to cancel school on the city's. Boston Mayor Martin Walsh also ordered schools closed and said a snow emerge...


Canada is beacon of safety as asylum seekers in U.S. flee north

There has been no negativity. "The election and inauguration of Mr. Trump appears to be the final reason for those who came mostly last month". Janzen said th...


Australia Post chief's $6 million pay 'too high'

Speaking to the Senate on Thursday, Victorian Senator Mitch Fifield called the current incomes of senior executives in Government business enterprises (GBEs) su...


Sean Spicer Invented an Atlanta Terrorist Attack to Defend Muslim Ban

When The Daily Beast first noticed Spicer had repeatedly mentioned Atlanta as a victim of terrorism, the publication reached out to the White House for comme...


Can Tom Price expect an Elizabeth Warren moment on the Senate floor?

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS Trump sends a letter to Chinese President Xi Jinping saying he looks forward to working with him "to develop a constructive relationship...


Man, 76, shoots wife in butt after she refuses sex

A report from the Lee County Sheriff's Office said that Royce immediately confessed to shooting his wife, 62, and told deputies where the gun was when they re...


Syria: Air strikes on Idlib kill 26

According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a flurry of airstrikes pounded the headquarters of al-Qaeda's Nusra Front in the Idlib Province, with 10 s...


Senate need not sit to approve Buhari's vacation extension - Presidency

Before Dogara spoke on Thursday, others who have told Nigerians Buhari had telephone conversations with them included the Acting President, Prof. Amidst rumou...


Fistfight in S.African parliament as guards eject MPs

Zuma has denied the allegations. Since the radical left wing Economic Freedom Fighters won seats in parliament at 2014 elections, President Zuma's speech to o...