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Auto plows into high school band at Gulf Coast Mardi Gras parade

Other band members also helped the victims from underneath the van. "The vehicle was apart of the parade", spokesman Grant Brown told WKRG . Twelve band memb...


ISIS planned lone-wolf attacks in Gujarat, two brothers arrested

Wasim and Naeem, who hold MCA and BCA degrees respectively, were allegedly in contact with ISIS handlers and were planning to target religious places like Choti...


Homs attacks aim to 'spoil' peace talks, says United Nations envoy

Those negotiations, which aim to shore up a shaky cease-fire brokered by Turkey and Russian Federation, do not include the two militant groups that leveled the ...


Muhammad Ali's Son Detained At Airport Due To His Religion, Lawyer

Ali and his mother had been in Jamaica to speak at a Black History Month event. 44-year-old Muhammad Ali Jr., a native-born American citizen, claims he was de...


Lily Allen quits Twitter after she's cruelly trolled over her stillborn baby

The gobby singer made the shock revelation after online trolls started to bully her online after she tried to make a point about prejudice by replacing the word...


US Supreme Court debates ban on sex offenders accessing social media

Lester "J.R." Packingham speaks Monday on the front steps of the Supreme Court . Besides restricting offenders' ability to access social media, the North Ca...


Politics Who Will President Buhari Call Next?

I screamed: "Mr President, I have missed you. Thank you for holding out against mischief makers", Mr. Adesina quoted Mr. Buhari as saying. The lawyer called o...


Berlin calls for release of German reporter arrested in Turkey

Relations between the two countries strained a year ago after Turkey demanded that German authorities punish a TV presenter Jan Bohmermann for a poem insulting ...


Europarliament to lift Marine Le Pen's immunity over ISIS re-tweet

And on Sunday, just before her speech, protesters sought to block several coaches that were transporting Le Pen supporters to the speech burning tyres on the mo...


Home Office climbs down over deportation of "exceptional" Bangor University student

Shiromini will graduate on 20th July - her estimated degree score will be 83 per cent. Her crime: her application for a full student visa was denied. She had ...


Australian arrested over IS missile-design plot

Australian counterterrorism police arrested an unidentified man after a raid on a countryside property on Tuesday and accused him of seeking to help the Islamic...


Iraqi forces seize key Mosul bridge

More than 10,000 civilians have fled Daesh-held districts since the coalition forces breached the city's southern limits on Thursday, Iraqi commanders said. "Th...


Malaysia: Companies behind N.Korean spy operation being removed from register

Mr Mustapha Yaakub had been a director at International Global System and International Golden Services, companies which were set up in 2005 with three North Ko...


Teen girl raped by priest delivers baby

Based on the complaint, the police filed a case against the priest, who was serving as vicar at Kottiyoor church in Kannur . "That also makes the crime extreme...


Commonwealth Games budget spiralling - Mbalula

Sports minister Fikile Mbalula on Tuesday strongly suggested Durban's chances of hosting 2022's event, which features various sporting codes, had all but disapp...


Three top executives quit after indictment — Samsung

He is also accused of embezzlement and hiding assets overseas and of committing perjury before the South Korean Parliament. If convicted, he could face up to ...


Senior NK official arrives in Beijing for talks

The futility of the talks is compounded by the Trump White House moving forward on what could be a huge shift in US policy towards North Korea, including milita...


BMW could move electric Mini production to Germany over Brexit

Most Minis are manufactured at its plant in Oxford, one of the biggest factories in the country, but BMW , the owner of the brand, is considering making the el...


Church plans Ash Wednesday drive-thru

John's Episcopal for the full Ash Wednesday experience", he said. The " Glitter Ash Wednesday" initiative was created by the NY faith-based organization "Parit...


Hungary building yet another fence on border with Serbia

But officials in Brussels and some other European Union centres are distressed by some of his go-it-alone policies. When Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban...


El Salvador's Beloved Hippo, Gustavito, is Attacked

According to 2016 data from the World Bank, El Salvador has the highest homicide rate for any country in almost 20 years, with numerous murders being carried o...


European Council Adopts Regulation on Visa Liberalization for Georgia

Negotiations on visa liberalization for Georgia began back in 2008 as part of the Eastern Partnership Program. With today's final adoption, we have together suc...


Oscar-Nominated Cinematographer Barred From US Because Of Trump's Ban

He had expected to attend with Raed Saleh , the leader of the Nobel Peace Prize-nominated Syrian rescue group profiled in the film. The US authorities have b...


Killed Near Al Bab

Abdel Rahman said a second blast also rocked an area 20 kilometers away from Suesian, but it was not immediately known if it was a mine explosion or another sui...


Sunrise Records to move into 70 closing HMV locations

It is unclear whether the Station Mall's HMV store is one of the 70 new leases by Sunrise. He says that with lower head office costs, renegotiated leases and ...


Former Labor Secretary Tom Perez Elected DNC Chair

New Democratic National Committee chairman Tom Perez called President Donald Trump the "worst president in the history of the United States" Saturday after Pe...


China's High-ranking Official Visits White House

Chinese State Councillor Yang Jiechi, who is on a two-day visit to Washington to meet senior US officials to discuss China-US bilateral ties, had a brief meetin...


99-year-old granny gets arrested as part of bucket list

Annie was then locked up in a cell and handcuffed. Peter Smit, a lieutenant at the police station, told The Independent she was in the cell just for a coupl...


Millions without clean drinking water as fatal summer floods batter Chile

The move prompted many people to go out with buckets and pans to collect water at emergency water taps made available by the authorities. The resulting mudsl...


Trump to sign order supporting historically black colleges

Historian Marybeth Gasman confirmed numerous HBCUs "started in church basements... in old schoolhouses... in people's homes" and were initially established to "...


Afghan Taliban kill 11 police officers in Helmand province attack

The infiltrator fled with the Taliban. A spokesperson for provincial governor Omar Zuak confirmed the incident, but did not provide details. The attack took...


Russia, China Veto Resolution Imposing Sanctions on Syrian Regime, Egypt Abstains

A negative vote - or veto - from one of the Council's five permanent members means a resolution can not be adopted. Bolivia and China joined Russian Federatio...


Philippines protesters gather on anniversary of political uprising

De Lima's camp already filed a petition before the Supreme Court seeking to nullify the arrest warrant issued by the RTC judge. The former Justice Secretary h...


Nigel Farage knighthood row turns farcical as Douglas Carswell issues mocking riposte

Commons sources said discussions had taken place between Tory MPs and Mr Carswell in the Members Tea Room late a year ago. "UKIP MP or not, I'll stand against h...


Hundreds of settler activists protest West Bank homes demolition

On Monday, police forces cleared teenagers out of one of the homes, where nobody is now residing, which might have been used as a focal point of protest. There ...