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UK's top court rules against father over Disney vacation

Platt had refused to pay a fine for taking his daughter to Disney World in term time when travel is much cheaper, for which he hadn't received prior permission ...


Peabody makes fresh US stock debut after bankruptcy exit

It's no longer looking - or expecting - to boost coal output significantly, said Chief Executive Officer Glenn Kellow Tuesday, after his company emerged from ye...


Attacks on Africans 'xenophobic, racial': African envoys

The Government, in a statement, termed Arican envoys' description of the incident as "unfortunate". They are also planning to file a comprehensive report to the...


RBI maintains key lending rate at 6.25%

The central bank has to mortgage an equivalent amount of bonds against the money that it receives in the reverse repo window. The borrowing costs for the Govern...


Anne Hathaway felt intimidated by birthday snaps on Pinterest

Hathaway was pregnant while filming Colossal, and admits she's glad she signed on to the project before finding out she was expecting her first child. "So maybe...


Venezuelan Legislature Regains Power After Its President Backtracks

At a gathering of lawmakers on a public square in Caracas, opposition congressional leader Stalin Gonzalez said the assembly should move to suspend the judges...


Gaza's Hamas rulers execute three Palestinians over alleged ties to Israel

The Palestinians - aged 32, 42 and 55 - were hanged after being convicted by a court of treason and conspiring with foreign parties, a statement said. Tel Aviv ...


Duterte orders Philippine troops to South China Sea reefs

Mr. Duterte said last month it was pointless trying to challenge China's fortification of its man-made islands and ridiculed the media for referring to his comm...


Jehovah's Witnesses in Ghana write to Russian Federation

The religious organisation had asked the court to declare the government's actions unlawful and recognise the group was facing political persecution, the Russi...


Police fire pepper spray at opposition march in Venezuela

But Interior Minister Nestor Reverol denied that, calling instead for one opposition leader, Henrique Capriles, to be prosecuted for blocking streets, including...


Clinton nephew lands modeling contract

The modeling agency announced the exciting news via Twitter on Tuesday, and since then, people haven't been able to control their thirst (and by " people " ...


Trump signs repeal of US broadband privacy rules

While federal law still requires broadband providers to protect customers' information, it doesn't say how or what companies have to do to shield that data. "Hi...


North West earth tremor felt in parts of Gauteng

Local reports confirm the tremor felt in Klerksdorp, Ferndale, Randburg and surrounding towns in the North West Province of South Africa. A tremor lasting sev...


New deal: Florida House votes to "freeze" gambling in state

Bobby Payne (R-Palatka). This contentious issue has been disputed between the Seminoles and the state since 2015. Apparently, this is the second consecutive...


Severe Thunderstorms expected for Clarksville-Montgomery County today

This will likely begin as a line of individual storms developing along and east of the Mississippi River and intensifying as they move east. After a weekend o...


Chapecoense beats Colombia's Nacional in emotional match

Earlier, Chapecoense's Reinaldo scored from the penalty spot, before Colombia worldwide midfielder Macnelly Torres equalised in front of a capacity crowd at Are...


Financial disclosures reveal just how wealthy Trump's top advisers are

Spicer is a bit of a real estate magnate in his own right - but on a much smaller scale than his boss. In all, Hahn reported investments that could be worth a...


Modi lauds CJI Khehar's suggestion on pendency of cases

We ought to make some sacrifices", he said. Appreciating the suggestion, Modi said, "Hon'ble CJI Khehar articulated what the people of India have desired for ...


After UP waiver, farmers in other states stop paying off loans

Chief minister Amarinder Singh has already met the Prime Minister seeking assistance for fulfilling the loan-waiver promise. State agriculture minister Surya Pr...


Senate GOP 'goes nuclear,' clearing way for Trump's Supreme Court pick

The rule-change move by McConnell was presented as an expansion of the move Democrats made in 2013 under then-Majority Leader Harry Reid - invoking the nuclear...


South African anti-apartheid leader Ahmed Kathrada dies, 87

Jailed at the age of 34, Kathrada spent the next 18 years at the maximum security section on apartheid's most notorious prison, Robben Island, a few miles off...


Number of Syrian refugees tops 5 million mark

Speaking to a group of journalists ahead of the April 5 European conference in Brussels on supporting the future of Syria , Hariri warned that Lebanon faces se...


Utility worker saves man who fell onto NYC subway tracks

He was on the opposite side of the L train stop but he jumped onto the subway tracks. Kulig's effort was caught on cellphone video by 15-year-old Parker Van d...


Bennett to Trump: Move Over This Embassy

Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday addressed the 2017 AIPAC policy conference, where he expressed gratitude to Jews in America who helped elect President Don...


Africa ANC lawmakers quit before Zuma vote

At a media briefing on Wednesday‚ the ruling party presented a united front. But as Mantashe read out a defiant statement - under the watchful eye of deputy S...


Malaysia interviewed, cleared 3 N. Koreans before they left

The coffin carrying the body of Kim Jong Nam was believed to have been on the same flight. The Malaysians, three embassy staff and six family members, landed ...


Senate votes to go "nuclear", eliminating the filibuster for Supreme Court nominees

Liberal and conservative activists egged on the senators, expressing no regrets over the end of a centuries-old Senate practice or the hard-line approach taken ...


Ukip's crisis deepens as ex-MP Mark Reckless walks out

He stated in his letter: "I campaigned all my adult life for us to leave the EU". Mr Farage said quitting Ukip would be dishonourable because he was elected...


Toronto, New York markets finish lower as US Fed releases meeting minutes

Gold stocks have rallied of late, with traders looking for a safe have amid concerns about USA stock valuations. Energy companies were also higher, climbing...


Saba Qamar's 'Hindi Medium' trailer is out

Any parent who has gone through the experience of getting his or her child to a "good school" will definitely empathise. As will those whose lack of English mak...


Scotland's Minister, Trump Critic, Says She Would Meet Him

Her address took place a week after MSPs at Holyrood backed her call for a second independence referendum following the United Kingdom vote for Brexit - a decis...


GOP health deal elusive as House to take Easter break

McHenry said Wednesday that rolling back the ACA mandates that protect those with preexisting conditions would be a nonstarter - given what Trump, Ryan and ma...


Victim stabbed in ride-share auto sues Uber, attacker

But as she climbed into the back of the auto, another passenger who was already in the front seat slashed her face with a three-inch blade, according to her law...


Chelsea win but Tottenham keep the title race alive

General view as the teams make their way out onto the pitch before the Premier League match between Chelsea and Manchester City at Stamford Bridge on April 5, ...


Philippines, Thailand still top SEA — FIFA Rankings

The real achievement, he says, will be to sustain the growth over the next three or four years, which will really underline India's growing presence in the worl...