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Weekend Forecast for March 4th and 5th

It will be a much different story that night, the weather service says, when 10 to 14 inches of snow is possible. The storm will diminish Monday . Mostly cloud...


South Korea Is Quadrupling Its Reward For Some North Defectors

The South Korean government helps them resettle by providing job training, rent, and other subsidies. Yonhap quoted a ministry source as saying the reward hik...


Army jawan part of sting operation found dead

A senior police officer said a translation of three to four pages of Mathew's diary from Malayalam has revealed that he chose to kill himself fearing a court ...


Louis man charged with threatening Jewish sites

In total, 89 bomb threats have been called in this year to 72 Jewish institutions in 30 US states and one Canadian province, according to the JCC Associati...


Subway Disputes Canadian Report Alleging Products Are Only 50 Percent Chicken

Subway's allergen information notes its chicken may contain soy, and the chain has maintained that less than 1 per cent of the protein in the chicken was soy-de...


Sweden Introduces Military Conscription For Men And Women

The planned draft will draw not only from men, but also women, following in the footsteps of its NATO-aligned next door neighbor Norway, which has already insti...


Partisanship rift continues in House panel probing Russian Federation

Adam Schiff of California fumed to reporters after the panel got a closed briefing from Federal Bureau of Investigation head James Comey. FBI Director James C...


India to have largest Muslim population by 2050: Pew report

The report predicts Atheists, agnostics and non-religious to decrease from 16.4 per cent to 13.2 per cent by 2050. From 2010 to 2050, their population is estima...


Voting begins in sixth phase of Uttar Pradesh elections

Although the preliminary reports at 3 pm put the polling figure at 80 percent, the commission officials said the final figure could be a little higher. With Sat...


Tecumseh State Correctional Institution placed on lockdown

The lockdown was imposed around 1:45pm local time on Thursday, and by 4:30pm, Housing Unit 2AB was declared " habitable and secure ", AP reported. In the 2015...


Apple lends support to transgender school student fighting Supreme Court case

The push to protect the rights of transgender individuals has been a friction point among religious groups , with Christian conservatives arguing that doing ...


Rouhani Discussed With Aliyev Cooperation Between Iran, Azerbaijan, Russia

Aliyev for his part shared the view with the Leader that Iran and his country had had many common elements of culture and religion along with ethnically similar...


China says Dalai Lama border visit would damage India ties

Rijiju defended the Dalai Lama coming to the Buddhist Tawang monastery after an eight-year absence for his 4-13 April visit, saying the spiritual leader is free...


Indian Newlywed May Have Been Cremated Alive

A two doctor panel called in to assess the case concluded that she died of " shock caused by being burnt alive ". The following day, her husband Devesh Chaudhar...


After attack on RSS activists, ruling CPM's office set ablaze in Kerala

The tweet has also attached the official letter by RSS's prant prachar pramukh Dr Praveen Kabra, which says that Chandrawat was relieved from RSS following the ...


Parliament to remember missing MH370 in meeting next week, transport minister says

Kuala Lumpur - The families of those on board missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 have launched efforts to raise at least $15m to fund a private search as the...


Man arrested over murder of allotment secretary in London

In an earlier statement, he said: "At the moment we do not have a motive for Lea's murder and I am appealing to the public to help us piece together her movemen...


Turkey PM to speak to Merkel amid rally ban row

Zeybecki said he still planned to go to Germany. After the cancellation by German authorities, Turkey summoned Germany's ambassador in Ankara wanting to kno...


Cuomo at Yad Vashem: 'No tolerance' for acts of anti-Semitism

Andrew Cuomo said of the recent bomb threats against Jewish institutions in the United States, during a weekend visit to Israel. Cuomo made the announcement w...


Hundreds rescued in Mediterranean as migrant arrivals in Italy outpace 2016

The Libyan navy said it rescued 115 migrants Friday headed for Europe whose overloaded rubber boat was sinking off the coast near Tripoli, and that another 25 p...


Malaysia fires North Korea's ambassador over Kim Jong Nam's death

The North Korean embassy here continued to attract local and foreign media today especially in the wake of Malaysia's announcement that ambassador Kang Chol was...


Turkish president: Arrested journalist is 'German spy'

The previous day, Erdogan said Deniz Yucel, a correspondent for Germany's Die Welt newspaper who is in detention in Turkey, was a "German agent" and a "repres...


French presidential candidate Fillon's wife says he should battle on

Francois Fillon has given a defiant speech to supporters telling them not to "give up the fight" for the French presidency. Fillon spoke to a crowd of thousan...


Election Commission rejects AIADMK reply on Sasikala

Earlier yesterday, the EC rejected the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam's (AIADMK) response on the elevation of V.K. Sasikala as party's general secreta...


Alleged chemical weapon attack in Iraq would be a war crime

Alleged chemical weapons attacks in Iraq would constitute a war crime if confirmed, the United Nations said in a statement on Saturday. The battles in the o...


Obama spokesman denies Trump charge of wire-tapping

A former top intel official under President Obama asserted Sunday that President Trump's phones were not tapped, contradicting a claim made by the current ...


Encounter On In Shopian In Kashmir, 3 Terrorists Cornered

After the initial exchange of fire, the security forces put up floodlights and kept vigil. "Sensing that the security forces cordon is tightening and escape r...


Malaysia expels North Korean ambassador over Kim Jong-nam's killing

A North Korean man who was released from custody after police found insufficient evidence to charge him over the murder of Kim Jong Nam has been deported from M...


Two Republicans sign onto effort demanding Trump's tax returns

Pascrell, a member of the Ways and Means Committee, said he approached Brady about obtaining Trump's tax returns last month to find out if the president's fai...


Two Women Charged With Murder In Death Of North Korean Leader's Half-Brother

The two women, identified as Indonesian Siti Aisyah and Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, are set to be charged with murder on Wednesday and could face a mandatory dea...


Irom Sharmila's party colleague Erendro attacked during Manipur polls

Special provisions were made for senior citizens and the physically challenged to escape long queues. Out of 1643 polling stations in the first phase, 256 were ...


Dutch look at legal options to stop Turkish referendum rally

A dual national, he has been held in prison since February 18, with Germany's Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel saying the case would make "everything harder" for ...


Russian airstrike in Syria hits U.S. allies by mistake

U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend believes the pilots thought they were targeting terrorists, not the anti-Assad forces the U.S. supports. Led by Iranian-ba...


Fourth substitute allowed for FA Cup quarter-finals

IFAB also said it would look at making the system for penalty shootouts fairer, adding that at the moment the team who take the first spot-kick have a 60 percen...


Pakistan not to extradite Kulbhushan Jadhav: Sartaj Aziz tells Senate

Sartaj Aziz, the Adviser to the Prime Minister of Pakistan on Foreign Affairs, informed the Pakistani Senate that government is not considering any option to ha...