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Iraqi Forces Launch Push to Retake Western Mosul From IS

Using an Arabic acronym for the Islamic State, Abadi vowed to "liberate the people from the injustice of Daesh forever" and said the military's focus would be o...


Ex-banker and leftist Correa ally vie in Ecuador election

However, a poll conducted by Opina Ecuador gave Moreno 42.9 percent of the vote versus Lasso's 27.7 percent. Lasso has promised to slash taxes, foster foreign...


Middle school student accused of throwing 2x4 at presidential motorcade, officials say

One middle school student admitted to hurling the object, the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said in a news release. Officials say that the youth who conf...


160000 join pro-refugee protest in Barcelona

Many of those flooding the major Via Laietana thoroughfare carried signs reading "Enough excuses, welcome them now". The protests were organised by the Our Home...


Dave Young leads town hall meeting on health care

Young started the meeting with a presentation by Adam Fox, the director of strategic engagement for Colorado Consumer Health Initiative. We want insurance com...


White House chief of staff Reince Priebus denies problems in West Wing

On Jan. 15, shortly before Trump took office, Vice President Mike Pence repeatedly said on television that there were zero contacts between the campaign and Rus...


Police officer killed in Bogota explosion

Numerous injured are believed to be officers who were deployed to the area ahead of the protest, the mayor's office confirmed. Gareth Lewis, a British travell...


Abadi announces start of military campaign for west Mosul

Separately, the army's 9th armoured division moved into the village of Bakhira, also southwest of the city, the Iraqi Ministry of Defense said . The Iraqi go...


Trump's Defense Chief Denies Any Issues With The Press

This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed. The secretary's comments came two days after Trump revived his perennial atta...


Deadly Somalia blast hits Mogadishu marketplace

Director of Madina hospital Mohamed Yusuf told VOA they have received least 32 people wounded in the attack so far. One witness, Adbulle Omar, said: "I was st...


USA carrier sent on 'routine' operation in tense South China Sea

Ahead of its deployment to the South China Sea, the USS Carl Vinson and other ships and aircraft from the strike group conducted training off of Hawaii and Gu...


Trump Makes up Terror Attack in Sweden to Defend 'Muslim Ban'

Take a look at Paris", Trump said . The people Sweden has allowed to enter come mainly from Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq, countries undergoing devastating...


Led coalition claims to have destroyed IS in Mosul

Coalition forces comply with the Law of Armed Conflict, work diligently to be precise in airstrikes and take all feasible precautions during the planning and ex...


Here's why everyone is talking about the superfan Trump brought on stage

Huber was born in Hicksville and in 1987 moved to Ronkonkoma, where he lived for 17 years. On Saturday, Trump returned to one of his favorite places for one...


Wigan 22 Cronulla 6

Cronulla Sharks coach Shane Flanagan was disappointed in the officials as his side were beaten 22-6 by Wigan Warriors in the World Club Challenge on Sunday....


Warmer reception for new labor secretary pick

Acosta's nomination is off to a good start because he's already been confirmed by the Senate three times". He is now the dean of the Florida International Un...


NSW Rural Fire Service called to three lightning strike fires

The worst, at Carwoola not far from Canberra, is still a problem for firefighters. It's believed 15 homes have been destroyed. "With conditions easing, firefi...


Now, Bihar Officials Can't Consume Alcohol Anywhere In The World

The new rules were approved by the cabinet. "Hence, the amended service conduct rules to punish the offenders", he said. Earlier, the conduct rules required the...


Enda Kenny could quit as Fine Gael party leader within days

He said the current situation is distracting and destabilising for the Government, the party and the country. Taoiseach Enda Kenny is facing a crucial few day...


EU approves landmark trade deal with Canada

McGuinness said that the commentary in the last seven years on this trade agreement has been hijacked, in her view, by those on the extreme-right and the extr...


People Are LOL-ing Over This Couple's Blunt Pregnancy Announcement

In a photo shoot on January 22 they posed in front of a brick wall marked with the words, "It still works!" Amanda and Todd look as happy as can be in the pho...


Apple is the most admired company, as per this list

Whirlpool Corporation's appearance on this list of the World's Most Admired Companies is the latest of a series of accolades. In 2016, NextEra Energy Resources...


Tinder's new upgrade will take the app to the next level

Wheel lets users to engage or join a conversation with short, creative videos. Arnold Schwarzenegger surprised high school beta users of Wheel by joining thei...


More evacuations urged as storm hits California

The storm was also expected to bring 3 to 5 inches of rain to Los Angeles County, and 2 to 4 inches to Orange County and the Inland Empire. By evening, Ventur...


Mehbooba Mufti suffers jolt as minister resigns

Besides, some of the senior leaders were not happy over the re-assigning of the portfolios. Chairing the second meeting of the State Mission Authority under N...


China to hold strategic dialogue

Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar and China's Executive Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Yesui will hold a new round of strategic dialogue in Beijing on February 22, ...


Canadian wait times some of the longest in Commonwealth nations

While Canadian doctors say access to timely care is getting better, most patients don't feel the same way. The survey found that only 43 per cent of Canadi...


Adrian Peterson not expected to have 'robust market'

There were 88 running backs to notch at least 30 rushing attempts this year. The problem is that generations pass in dog years for running backs and signs point...


Trump Plans New Executive Order on Immigration

Trump signed the controversial executive order on January 27, which temporarily bars US entry to all refugees and citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries ...


Isolated Showers Today, Warm And Sunny For Sunday

Sunday: Morning fog, otherwise mostly cloudy, breezy. Mostly sunny skies are expected today , with a high near 36. West wind 5 to 10 miles per hour becoming...


Texas officials say ICE detained immigrant inside courthouse

Federal agents surveilled the courthouse, according to the documents, and when the woman walked out she was questioned and arrested . "Our former clients tha...


5 new Supreme Court judges sworn in

Their names had been recommended by the Supreme Court collegium in January. The oath taking ceremony was administered by CJI JS Khehar. The delay in the appoi...


New CEO at Nestle Changes Sales Forecast Following Miss

It was the fourth straight year that Nestlé had missed its 5-6% growth objective, known as the " Nestlé Model". Nestle's new Chief Executive Officer Mark...


French president calls for more cybersecurity for election

Centrist Emmanuel Macron is set to benefit from Fillion's fall from grace moving to 23 percent in the pre-election polls. On Thursday, far-right leader Marine...


Philadelphia dance studio holds hilarious "Daddy Daugher Valentine's Ballet Class"

But not only did the dads show up in support of their tiny dancers, but they even joined in, following the kids' lead through a series of leaps, plies and pirou...