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France investigates jobs given interior minister's daughters

A report by a satirical TV show Quotidien said on Monday that Le Roux employed his two daughters several times as parliamentary assistants during their school b...


J'can misses out on US$1m global teacher prize

Maggie MacDonnell was awarded the annual Global Teacher Prize during a ceremony in Dubai , United Arab Emirates, beating out thousands of applicants from aro...


Man accused of stabbing woman, taking child in Minneapolis

Within a minute, officers had the child. The suspect, Hershel Hulbert, was arrested shortly after the child was found. Minneapolis Police will hold a press co...


Tillerson lauds China-US contacts in meeting with leader Xi

It's not clear when or to whom Tillerson made such a remark. He has also said the US would not continue participating in the U.N. Human Rights Council unless it...


Shiv Sena calls for shutdown in support of Ravindra Gaikwad

Besides Air India, the airlines that will not allow Gaikwad to fly are IndiGo, Jet Airways, SpiceJet, Go Air, AirAsia and Vistara. The party, instead, has asked...


Martin McGuinness took IRA victims' secrets to his grave, say families

He later became a peacemaker and politician, being elected to the House of Commons in London in 1997, 2001, 2005 and 2010. McGuinness's resignation from pol...


Russia, Ukraine at odds over singer's Eurovision performance

Meanwhile, Russia reacted angrily to Ukraine's decision. Ukraine won the right to host this year's edition of Eurovision, a colorful annual song contest watch...


Kansas governor vetoes Medicaid expansion bill

The House mustered enough votes to override the governor's rejection of the tax bill, but the Senate fell three short. Thirty-two states , including the Di...


Attorney to probe mental illness in Vegas bus shooting case

After reviewing bus security video, Las Vegas police said the shooting appeared to have been unprovoked, Cardenas acted alone, and officers thought he may have ...


Indian Army chief Rawat arrives in Kathmandu

From Nepal, Gen. Rawat will proceed to Bangladesh, where he will meet the President, the Prime Minister and the Chief of the Bangladesh Army. Commander-in-Chief...


Commander says US may have played role in Mosul deaths

US General Stephen Townsend said a general had been appointed to lead an investigation into the March 17 strike in the densely populated area, scene of intens...


Driver strikes Capitol Police cruiser, taken into custody

A brief pursuit followed and two officers fired as Hill drove into an officer's marked cruiser. The chase took place near the US Botanic Garden. "During the...


Six school children feared dead in Japanese avalanche

An avalanche killed seven Japanese high school pupils and a teacher on a mountain climbing outing yesterday. Seven students and a teacher were found with no ...


S. Korea court approves arrest of ex-president

Judge Kang Bu-young said in a text message to journalists that he made a decision to approve the arrest warrant as there is a concern that Park may destroy pote...


UK police, Muslim youths to link hands to mark London attack

Police believe Masood - a 52-year-old Briton with convictions for violent crimes who had spent two years in Saudi Arabia - acted alone in last Wednesday's knife...


'Carlos the Jackal' awaiting verdict in Paris court

Two people were killed in the Paris explosion and 34 injured. The Venezuelan self-styled revolutionary, whose real name is Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, denies the...


Latest North Korea missile launch fails, according to South Korea

That launch came days after it promised retaliation over U.S. It is believed to be working to develop nuclear-tipped missiles that can reach the United States. ...


Malaysia Says Kim Jong Nam's Body Will Be Released To North Korea

However, The Associated Press reports that "a van was seen leaving the morgue where Kim's body was being held, after which police guards were removed". North Ko...


Chinese firm Oppo sacks employee who insulted Indian flag:FIR lodged

Many employees gathered on Tuesday and held protests outside the organisation's office against the company management for insulting the Indian flag and demand...


Ivanka Trump to attend women's economic summit in Berlin

The Social Democrats hope that Saarland was an exception and put their defeat down to the personal popularity of Kramp-Karrenbauer. While Merkel planned to co...


President Trump To Host China's President Xi Jinping At Mar-a-Lago

Trump's base in Mar-a-Lago has so far been the scene of his more relaxed visits from world leaders-Japan prime minister Shinzo Abe's trip where the leaders spen...


Nuclear weapons ban talks begin in NY

More than 100 countries voted for a U.N. General Assembly resolution past year to start discussions, with nations including Austria, Brazil and Ireland leading ...


Comey sought to reveal Russian election meddling last summer

In October 2016, the Department of Homeland Security and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence first accused the Russian government of meddling ...


National Weather Service confirms 2 tornadoes in Jackson Parish Friday night

When you hear of a "severe thunderstorm watch", it means there is the potential for severe weather in the coming hours. The National Weather Service confirmed...


Paul Ryan: I don't want to work with Democrats on health care

Forty-four members of the Senate Democratic caucus have penned a letter to President Donald Trump signaling they are open to working with him on health care...


Was surprised when asked to take over as CM, says Yogi Adityanath

Adityanath did not mention the date but a BJP source said the chief minister was possibly referring to his meeting with Shah just before the third phase of pol...


Negotiator denies United Kingdom is blackmailing European Union on security

The UK Parliament on Thursday released the Great Repeal Bill [text, PDF], outlining the process to solve issues that could arise out as Britain leaves the EU....


British police reveal more details of Parliament attacker

Britain's most senior counter-terror police officer, Mark Rowley, described the inquiry as "very large and fast-paced", and announced two " significant arrests...


Court cuts sentence of UK marine who killed injured militant

Earlier this month, the Court Martial Appeal Court quashed the murder conviction and replaced it with one of manslaughter. Sgt Blackman, 42, who was known a...


China, Europe must lead on climate

With today's executive action, I am taking historic steps to lift the restrictions on American energy, to reverse government intrusion, and to cancel job-killin...


Brexit minister backpedals on benefits promise

He said negotiations must be held in a "clear and constructive manner, so as to lift uncertainties and to fully respect the rules and interests of the 27-member...


US military says difficult to avoid Mosul casualties, probes blast

One estimate put the death toll at more than 200 people. "We probably had a role in those casualties", Lieutenant General Stephen Townsend, the commander of t...


KFC, over 300 meat shops forced to close for Navratri in India

Later in the afternoon, a police team went to various places and told restaurant owners to continue business without fear and assured them safety. According t...


Thomas Cook says tourists returning to Egypt and Turkey

Shares in Thomas Cook slipped in early trading on Tuesday (28 March), even after the tour operator reiterated its profit guidance as the holiday market was grad...


Israeli teenager arrested for bomb threats to JCCs

Reports from The Times of Israel indicated that the teen used voice-altering technology to call in threats to more than 100 JCCs, Jewish day schools and ot...