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Hong Kong Police Move To Arrest 'Umbrella Movement' Organizers

There are 3.7 million registered voters in Hong Kong, but the chief executive is elected by a 1,194-member committee, making the vote a "bird cage" election, wh...


Smurfette is shunned in Israeli ultra-Orthodox city

Previous billboards and other media coverage, such as that of presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, were previously censored in the community, according to C...


Passengers flee burning wreckage of Peru plane crash

Yet, fortunately, all 141 passengers on board managed to escape without any "considerable injuries" as they were evacuated on time. The company tweeted: "We a...


Man who drove suspicious car near White House is detained

As he was being pulled to the ground by a uniformed Secret Service officer, the man allegedly said, according to a D.C. police report, "this is a test". A Tru...


Classic success could spark Puerto Rico

Earlier in the day, Kinsler sounded off on how Puerto Rico and other Latin American countries play the game, telling The New York Times , "I hope kids watchi...


Trump administration hosting first meeting of anti-ISIS coalition

Tillerson pointed out that the USA provides about 75 percent of the military resources in the fight and a quarter of the humanitarian resources. "I recognize th...


Turkey Ends 'Euphrates Shield' Operation in Syria

CBS News correspondent Elizabeth Palmer reports Tillerson held a closed-door meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan - and the two men had a lot t...


Judge moves, pushes Texas attorney general's criminal trial

In turn, prosecutors have threatened to quit if they don't get paid, in what legal observers say may be an unprecedented courtroom twist. The trial is set to ...


Stansted runway closed after anti-deportation protesters block flight

The group calling themselves Stop Charter Flights - End Deportations were filmed holding up a banner and chanting on a pyramid structure placed under the wing o...


USA signals policy decision soon on Russian arms treaty allegations

Earlier on Friday, Mr Fallon had partly dismissed a report in the Times newspaper that the British military was facing a budget squeeze due to overspending on...


Oil lifts on bets global supply will tighten

Oil inventories in the USA rose 50 million barrels to 533,110 million barrels since the first week in January, according to EIA's most recent report issued We...


The Queen sends message of condolence to the widow of Martin McGuinness

Michael D Higgins, President of Ireland, also issued a statement about Mr McGuinness's death: "The world of politics and the people across this island will miss...


Wife of France's Fillon also charged in fake jobs affair

Mr Fillon has claimed they were paid as lawyers, however neither was qualified at the time. A third suspect, Marc Joulaud, who also reportedly employed Penel...


Ivanka Trump becomes unpaid White House employee

According to a statement from the first daughter, the move was created to quiet criticism that her unofficial advisory position to her father protected...


Texas teacher accused of sex with 15-year-old is pregnant

Police in the United States have charged a pregnant 27-year-old teacher with having an improper relationship with a 15-year-old pupil. The boy also said he then...


Meeting Le Pen not interference, says Putin

On the previous day, she was the guest of honor at a cocktail party in Trump Tower at an apartment rented by a right-wing political operative connected to both ...


Putin on US Election Tampering: 'Read My Lips, No!'

Rubio made no overt criticisms of President Donald Trump or his administration for their friendly overtures and statements toward Putin; nor did he make any c...


Juncker, Muscat optimistic about EU's future despite Brexit

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker (C) and Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat (R) attend a public dialogue on the future of Europe in Valletta,...


Korea's major parties are reacting to Park's arrest,

A life in the spotlight rich in tragedy and scandal. A comic parody of Park on Saturday Night Live Korea , broadcast back in 2012 on one of CJ's cable networ...


Russia draws senators' focus in hearing on election meddling

He said Rubio was one of those candidates. Burr said that so far, the Senate committee has requested 20 individuals to be interviewed. Jared Kushner, Presiden...


Stourbridge murders: Teenager killed alongside mother named as Pierce Wilkinson

Around 30 minutes later, at 8.30 am, a Land Rover taken from the house was intercepted by police in Norton Road. Police had previously said that the suspect w...


NYC mayor wants to close Rikers Island jail within a decade

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday announced hopes that his administration will eventually be able to close the Rikers Island jail facility. "The ...


Here's How Salman Khan's Nephew Ahil Celebrated His First Birthday

Salman, who is a doting mamu, took a 22-hour flight to be with Ahil on his birthday. Amrita Arora is also making memories with the Khan-daan. And we must say,...


Westminster attack victim Melissa Cochran seen recovering in hospital

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Northern Ireland 'can rejoin European Union after Brexit if it votes for reunification'

These are to minimise the impact on our trade and the economy; to protect the Northern Ireland Peace Process, including through maintaining an open border; to...


Freed Malaysians arrive home from Pyongyang after Kim row

The news comes a day after an agreement between the Malaysian and North Korean governments over the return of Kim Jong Nam's body to North Korea. The public p...


Ciara and Russell Wilson went 'all white' for lavish baby shower

By now, we all know newlyweds, Ciara and Russell Wilson, are expecting a new member to their family very soon. The party to celebrate Baby Wilson was held at ...


Venezuela Crisis: Attorney General Says Supreme Court "Ruptures Constitutional Order"

But Maduro is defending the court's decisions, including the latest: stripping Congress of the power to authorise him to create oil joint ventures; leaving Madu...


Clinton criticizes Trump budget cuts to diplomatic programs

While Trump was off in the corner somewhere tweeting about immunity for Mike Flynn, Clinton was speaking at the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Securi...


Deposed S. Korean president arrested, jailed after long saga

Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye has been arrested and taken into custody over a corruption scandal that led to her dismissal. She has lived in...


UN rights experts call on Russia to release protesters

But Grigory Okhotin, an activist who has been coordinating legal assistance for those who were detained in the protests , said in an email that the protests re...


UN Secretary General calls for more aid as people flee Mosul

Scrocca said the number of militants remaining in Mosul had fallen significantly since Iraqi forces launched the operation to retake the west of the city last m...


China's Xi to meet Trump for the first time next week

The U.S. leader also plans to sign two executive actions Friday that will launch reviews of U.S. trade policy, that could serve as preludes to more severe White...


Unpaid bills put trial of Texas attorney general in limbo

Paxton is accused of misleading investors in a company from before his time as attorney general, a legal saga that began more than a year ago. Ruling on final...


SC modifies order banning liquor vends along highways

The distance relaxation was also extended to hill states of Sikkim, Meghalaya and Himachal Pradesh. However, the court relaxed the ban on the location of liqu...