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Rights group says Pakistan has 'forced' mass Afghan refugee returns

The agency called on Pakistan to allow registered Afghan refugees to stay until it is safe for them to return home and "provide a comparable blanket protection ...


Valentine's Day flower trends: More requests for tropical bouquets

He had been growing roses in the nursery for nine years and the demand for them on Valentine's Day had remained steady, he said. "We're excited to do their orde...


Almost 200K Remain Under Evacuation As Concerns Remain Over Oroville Dam Spillway

State authorities and engineers on Thursday began carefully releasing water from the Lake Oroville Dam, some 105km north of Sacramento, after noticing the missi...


Read Coretta Scott King's letter lambasting Jeff Sessions

After Wednesday's vote on Sessions comes Health and Human Services Department nominee Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga. Sessions would be the fourth Cabinet nominee appro...


John Oliver creates ads to help Trump distinguish fact from fiction

In the return of Last Week Tonight to HBO, the British comic used the episode to investigate the problem that Trump appears to have with the truth. It's got...


Swiss vote to ease citizenship rules

Different from the United States, where every child born on American soil automatically becomes an American citizen regardless of his or her parents' nationalit...


Hamas Picks Convicted Murderer as Its New Leader in Gaza

In September 2015, the United States added Sinwar to its terrorism blacklist. Hamas has been conducting internal elections for several months. After his rel...


Trump 'considering new executive order' on travel ban

In papers filed Friday, the government said that since the men were ultimately allowed into the country, the case was moot. Since then, hundreds of affected t...


Donald Trump's official inauguration poster has a YUGE typo

Featuring a dismally smiling Trump and his signature red tie, the copy reads, "No dream is too big, no challenge is to great". A quote from his inauguration w...


More Samsung Galaxy S8 leaks bubble to the surface

Also worthy of mentioning is that the logo uses nearly the same colors and fonts used in Samsung Galaxy Note 7. The availability of the device is still a big qu...


Many dead in football stadium stampede in Angola

Witnesses said the stampede happened when a large crowd tried to enter the stadium, which would have taken the venue past its 8,000 capacity. "There was 76 cas...


Joe Root succeeds Alastair Cook as new England Test captain

Root will have a full four months of preparation before England's next Test series against South Africa in July. Stokes, a former pupil of Cockermouth School,...


Iraq hits IS commanders, Baghdadi fate unclear: statement

At least 13 Islamic State (Isis) commanders have been killed in air strikes in western Iraq targeting a house where it was believed the group's leader Abu Bakr ...


Kenya court jails doctors' union officials over strike

They were handcuffed and led to the Industrial Area Prison in Nairobi soon after the tense court session on Monday. "Rather than resolve the crisis in the hea...


Top Democrat calls on Trump to dump Flynn over Russian Federation consultation

As the story of Flynn's contacts with Kislyak emerged last month, the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence announced it would investigate allegations that Ru...


Juncker warns Brexit could divide EU

SYDNEY • An Australian man has been charged over the alleged abduction and rape of a 24-year-old Belgian tourist after responding to her online advertisement as...


Buhari's Phone Conversation With Trump, Cordial - Garba Shehu

However, Trump was very quiet on the telephone conversation in his tweets. Former Special Adviser to Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan on Electronic Media, Reno ...


European Union revises up eurozone economic outlook despite uncertainties

The European Commission now expects GDP growth in the eurozone to reach 1.6% this year, compared with 1.5% three months ago. However the latest forecasts b...


North Korea missile launch leaves Trump cautious in response

North Korea said yesterday it had successfully tested a new nuclear-capable intermediate-range ballistic missile, triggering a United States-led call for an u...


$670M settlement reached in DuPont PFOA lawsuit

Last month, a federal jury in OH ruled against the chemical company, awarding $12.5 million in damages to a former worker who argued PFOA exposure led to his ki...


Trudeau, Trump sit down with business leaders on women in the workforce

Trudeau said that he and Mr. Trump share a common goal of helping families in both nations get hired, earn money and take vacations. Ivanka looked happy to si...


Korea Investigators to Again Summon Samsung Heir

The investigation team, led by Independent Counsel Park Young-soo, first questioned Lee on January 12 and sought a warrant to formally arrest him on charges of ...


BJP's Flags Waved During Rahul Gandhi's Roadshow in Haridwar

Minister also took strong exception to the derogatory remarks made against Prime Minister like Khoon Ka Dalal, Maut Ka Saudagar, Snake, Scorpion, Raavan, Gandhi...


Home Ministry's website hacked, officials deny claims

Pakistani hackers had in January hacked the official website of the elite counter-terror force National Security Guard (NSG) and defaced it with profanity-lad...


National Weather Service issues advisory, high wind watch

The high winds will subside by Tuesday, when temperatures in the 40s are predicted. Authorities are concerned that northeasterly winds forecast by the NWS, n...


United States denies visa to Senate Deputy Chairman Abdul Ghafoor Haideri

The delegation, comprising Haideri and Lt-General (r) Salahuddin Tirmizi, was to attend Inter Parliamentary (IPU) Hearings at UN Headquarters in NY on Feb 13. E...


Winter storm watch issued for big storm Sunday into Monday

Winter isn't done with Fairfield County just yet. The winter storm warning will stay in effect until 8 p.m. Thursday . This is a complex storm system, and th...


Australia refugee agreement under threat after Trump criticises 'dumb deal'

On Thursday, Turnbull took the high road. Reports earlier this week suggested Mr Trump may not take the refugees, only putting them through "extreme vetting"....


Stephen Miller: Voter Fraud a 'Scandal,' Trump 100 Percent Correct

Spencer claims the two met frequently during their Duke days; however, Miller says it wasn't that much. This Sunday it was Miller's turn, another sign of the ...


Hogg: "Our errors cost us" - France 22-16 Scotland | Six Nations

Scotland outscored France by two tries from Stuart Hogg and Tim Swinson to one from Gael Fickou but couldn't match their opponents' power at times and gave...


Pakistani cricketers suspended for suspected spot-fixing

The PCB have provisionally suspended Islamabad United's Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Latif, after the two were found to be in contact with a few members from a matc...


Sergio Aguero could leave Man City - Pep Guardiola

It has been a hard season for the Argentina worldwide, who has missed seven City matches through suspension, had missed four penalties for club and country by t...


Zuma congratulates new president of Somalia

The United States looks forward to the timely formation of a new government, and to working in partnership with the President and new government to advance reco...


Poland PM Beata Szydlo Taken To Hospital Following A Car Accident

Jakubowski examined Szydlo in the hospital in Oswiecim, a town of 40,000 where the accident took place. She was treated at a nearby hospital and later taken o...


Netanyahu opposed United Nations post for former Palestinian prime minister Salam Fayyad

No single man has done more to fight corruption and institute transparency within the Palestinian Authority than Fayyad. Fayyad served as prime minister of ...