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USA seeks end to United Nations rights council's "obsession" with Israel

The US government on Wednesday said it wanted to reform the United Nations Human Rights Council and accused it of biased opinions against Israel. Barclay ques...


Sunrise Records to move into 70 stores closed by HMV

The news release says other locations will be known when "more details are finalized". The agreements will have Sunrise move into most of the stores this spri...


Turkish-Kurdish tension brews in northern Syria after IS defeat

Erdogan also said that the YPG should move east of the Euphrates River. An alliance of Arab and Kurdish forces known as the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) took ...


Minister's PM slur triggers uproar in Bihar Assembly

The Congress too criticised Mastan's "overzealous act". This comes after a video, in which Mastan is purportedly seen asking his supporters to hit a picture of ...


Wild Weather In Chile Leaves Millions Without Access To Running Water

Authorities have ordered restaurants and businesses without drinking water to stay closed. A woman draws water from a pool on Sunday after officials in Chile'...


Philippine police ready to resume anti-drug war

He did not elaborate. On Jan. 30, the PNP suspended its war on drugs after several officers were accused of kidnapping and then killing a Korean businessman ...


2 people killed in Westhampton Beach plane crashed ID'd

Gabreski Airport in Westhampton Beach. Two people were killed and one was seriously wounded, according to several local media outlets. The plane had militar...


Britain deports woman for 'spending too much time abroad'

She added: "Every question I asked them they were writing down in a file". "They deported her with £12 ($15) in her pocket and no change of clothes", her husb...


IIUM confers honorary doctorate on Saudi's King Salman

Malay Mail Online quotes Najib describing Saudi-Malaysian relations as sitting at an "all-time high", a sentiment echoed by King Salman. Salman will also visit...


What's Happening to Bahamas' Swimming Pigs

Last summer Donald Trump Jr. and his wife and kids met the pigs while on vacation. When fears about the cataclysmic Millennium bug reached a fever pitch in the ...


Halle Berry sheds Oscars dress in style for pool dive

She wore a gorgeous Atelier Versace gown that hit her curves in all the right places, but most people tuning in felt there was one small issue - her hair. Havin...


Asia's ultra-rich favour homes in United Kingdom, S'pore

Over the last decade UHNWIs in India increased by 290% putting India at 6th rank in UHNWI growth rate for 2016. The number of ultra-wealthy is expected to in...


Boy, 2, left in hot vehicle dies

Detectives are now interviewing Jacob's half-sister and any other potential witnesses along with gathering any physical evidence. Police say the half sister w...


Many Are Criticizing Trump's HBCU Executive Order for Not Increasing Federal Funding

President Donald Trump issued and signed an executive order Tuesday, February 28. Asked about the Oval Office experience, another college president said he ha...


Child trafficking case: BJP's Juhi Chowdhury sent to 12-day custody

She has now told the police that she was advised to escape to Nepal by an MP of BJP. "Glaringly shameful is the latest news reflecting arrest of BJP leader Ju...


Macedonia president refuses to give opposition mandate

Ivanov justified his decision to withhold the mandate from Zaev, saying that "negotiations on Zaev's part" involved "a platform of a foreign country" - a refere...


Michelle and Barack Obama Are Each Coming Out with a New Book

Multiple publishing companies had been competing to make book deals with the Obamas, and Penguin Random House apparently paid a pretty penny to secure them. T...


United Nations say tactics used in Aleppo amount to war crimes

Syrian aircraft used chlorine - a chemical agent prohibited under global law - against the civilian population of eastern Aleppo, causing significant physical a...


Mexico's Cemex willing to provide quotes for border wall cement

Cemex has a locations along the U.S. -Mexico Border including in El Paso, Laredo, McAllen and Brownsville. The businessman added it is unclear what other comp...


Oprah Winfrey jokes she's reconsidering her run for president

According to CBS News , Rubenstein pointed out that final glass ceiling for a woman has yet to be broken. Chat show legend Oprah Winfrey has teased the pote...


Man charged over 3D-printed guns a sci-fi 'fanboy,' court told

The SMH says Sun was charged with multiple offences and it was also the first time NSW Police charged someone with possessing blueprints to manufacture firearms...


Coptic Christian families flee Sinai due to ISIS attacks and threats

After several days and considerable criticism, the government agreed to provide youth hostel accommodation in Ismailia for them. "The attacks make people say ...


Former Marine, wife, 'shocked' at VA hospital scene

He ended up lying on the floor before being told to get up. Now thousands of people are expressing outrage and the head of the medical center says an employ...


Abuse survivor quits pope's panel over Vatican stonewall

An Irish laywoman molested by a priest when she was 13, Collins was one of two clerical-sex abuse survivors appointed to the nine-member panel, alongside Briton...


When Does Lent 2017 Start And What Is Ash Wednesday?

Fr. Carolus Neisalhou, vicar general of the diocese of Kohima. If there were ever a year to bring a little more sparkle to the Ash Wednesday ritual, organizer...


Rory McIlroy: "I'm Sorry If I Pissed People Off"

Having seen so many of his top-ten rivals in the winner's circle this year, he is keen to make an impression with the first major of the season just one month a...


Pentagon anti-Islamic State plan given to White House

Officials at the Pentagon conceded this strategy might need to be further refined before implemented on the ground. The recommendations encompass a broad stra...


Mike Baird defends new $1m job at NAB

Earlier this month, former Queensland Premier Anna Bligh was appointed as the new chief executive officer of the Australian Bankers' Association, an organisatio...


German Foreign Ministry Concerned Over Die Welt Reporter's Detention in Turkey

He is the first German journalist held n a widespread crackdown in Turkey following a failed coup in July. Yucel was questioned by a prosecutor in Istanbul fo...


Officials say new Trump order drops Iraq from travel ban list

This new order is created to replace Trump's earlier order that has been blocked several times by multiple courts, and while it was originally going to be signe...


Welcome to Jakarta, King Salman

According to BBC , the freight firm said it took 27 flights to transport them all to Jakarta , while nine flights would take them to Bali. His cargos will b...


House Democrat optimistic about pot banking bill despite Trump objections

Lawmakers and officials in states that have legalized recreational marijuana are speaking out after White House press secretary Sean Spicer's statement that the...


US Senator's Bill Would Name Russian Embassy's Street After Nemtsov

The march would not begin, as the organizers demand the police allowed them expose an opposition slogan. By and large, the Moscow protest march was peaceful a...


Bound tour bus involved in California crash

Benson says six of the 21 people hurt have major injuries and that four medical helicopters are on their way to the scene. There was no remarkable weather in th...


South Korean Acting President Refuses Extending Park's 'Shadow Adviser' Probe

Alternatively, the case could be further handled by state prosecutors. Her lawyers maintained she was not aware of any wrongdoing and blamed her secret confid...