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Sharks Cs Thornton, Couture day to day heading into playoffs

The two teams open up their first-round, best-of-seven series Wednesday at Rogers Place. The Sharks played without star centre Joe Thornton, who is day-to-day...


S Africa's Zuma reshuffles cabinet in political showdown

The is believed to severely affect the economy of South Africa and could lead to the country's credit rating being downgraded. "South Africans are getting poo...


States can reclassify national highways as city roads

Under Article 143, the Centre can request the President to make a reference to the Supreme Court on a question of fact or law, which he thinks is of public impo...


India calls off maritime security dialogue with Pak over Jadhav issue

Till we know what is in the charge-sheet and the verdict, how can we appeal?" Bambawale later told reporters here, "We demanded a meeting (with Jadhav), but t...


North Korea 'provocation' shows the risk to military, Pence says

ANALYST'S VIEWPOINT: "Geopolitics seemed to dominate over the past week with the ramifications of the U.S.' missile strike on Syria still reverberating and ten...


Convicted killer escapes from Mission Institution

Accused of premeditated murder, Robert Raymond Dezwaan had finally pleaded guilty to an unpremeditated murder charge, which earned him life imprisonment with no...


EU official says 2 years not enough for Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May - her eyes on the two-year countdown until the deadline for Britain's ultimate exit - had called for divorce talks and negoti...


Maple Leafs work overtime to defeat Washington

Braden Holtby turned back 35 shots for the Capitals, who host Game 2 on Saturday. "You just want to go out there and you want your next game to be the best one...


Pakistan has no evidence against Kulbhushan Jadhav: MEA

Though the Indian government has said that it will do everything possible to get Jadhav back, Pakistan has so far rejected India's 13 requests for Jadav's consu...


Apple gets permit to test self-drive cars in California

The California permit covers three 2015 Lexus RX450h SUVs, and six drivers, the DMV said . It has been very quite in recent months about the Apple auto pro...


UN votes to end to Haiti peacekeeping mission in mid-October

In Haiti, the 2,370 military personnel will gradually leave over the next six months. Former UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon recommended that UN peacekeepers...


Rajya Rani Express derails in Uttar Pradesh; two injured, compensation announced

The injured persons were rushed to a nearby hospital. According to K.K. Chaudhary, Superintendent of Police, Rampur , "The sabotage angle can not be ruled out ...


Utah gymnastics: Skinner becomes NCAA floor champion, all-around runner-up

LSU finished second (197.7375), followed by Florida (197.7) UCLA (197.2625), Utah (196.5875) and Alabama (196.0). Freshman Maggie Nichols was the catalyst. ...


Stampede breaks out at New York City train station

There was no immediate information on injuries. A gunman was then reported at Macy's flagship store less than an hour later. While I was on the phone with 9-1...


Trump defends his missile strike on Syria

Mr Tillerson is expected in Moscow for talks with Russian officials next week, after the G7 meeting. Moscow received no prior warning before Trump unleashed t...


North Korea calls USA strikes on Syria 'unforgivable'

According to Blinken, negotiation is the only way to resolve the North Korean issue eventually and it should be done "when North Korea is prepared to engage in ...


Winnipeg veterans march to remember Vimy Ridge on 100th anniversary

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said his country "was born here" as he led commemorations in France on Sunday for the 100th anniversary of the Battle...


McMaster: US seeks to fight Islamic State, oust Syria's Assad

Earlier this year, Assad said that the country's government had never used weapons of mass destruction, including chemical weapons, against the Syrian people. O...


4-way tie for lead at Euro Tour's Trophee Hassan II

Dunne admits that this time around he feels entitled to push on for a maiden European Tour win in the €2.5 million event. "Fantastic. It's been a while", Moli...


Talks of stakeholders' dialogue yet after Teesta fiasco

Kolkata: BJP leader and union water resources minister Uma Bharti launched a scathing attack on Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday, alleging that ...


Flash floods kill 30 in northwest Iran

East Azarbaijan and West Azarbaijan had the highest casualties and missing people with 18 of the victims belonging to the city of Ajabshir in East Azarbaijan Pr...


What Is Ivanka Trump's Net Worth?

The documents were part of financial disclosures of about 180 senior officials at the White House, which were released on Friday night. Donald Trump's daugh...


Misdirected coalition airstrike kills 18 US-allied rebels in Syria

An airstrike on Tuesday by the coalition fighting ISIS south of Tabqah, Syria, killed 18 U.S. -supported fighters, U.S. Central Command announced . "The Coal...


China to lift 13-year beef ban

Asked in a press briefing whether China had offered concessions on beef and financial services access, as reported by the Financial Times, Spicer said these sec...


Border plan overlooks driver of illegal immigration: visas

The Trump administration is quickly identifying ways to assemble the nationwide deportation force that President Donald Trump promised on the campaign trail a...


Trump's opinion of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation changes, says no longer obsolete

Radio Sputnik discussed the issue with Patrick Basham, director of a Washington-based think tank, the Democracy Institute. President Trump spoke of "an all-...


Russian Federation diplomat questions NBC journalist's 'manners'

Secretary, the Russians don't believe the intelligence. The exchange comes as tensions between Russian Federation and the US escalate following Trump's missil...


U.S. ambassador: Regime change in Syria is a priority for Trump administration

The US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley , told CNN: "Either they knew that there were chemical weapons and they knew there was going to be chemical weapon use...


Boko Haram increasingly using children as bombers

This marks a major increase - 30 children were used in bombings for all of 2016 in those four countries, where Boko Haram is active. Boko Haram's seven-year I...


Body recovered from Lough Erne

Emergency services launched an extensive search and the body of the woman, who was in her 30s, was found around 90 minutes later. The couple's children, aged ...


Thousands march against Zuma, as he celebrates his birthday

Save SA describes itself as a campaign made up of organisations, civil society groups, business leaders, prominent individuals and South African citizens to kee...


Sexual abuse at boarding school went on for decades

The school has acknowledged the history of sexual abuse documented in the report and said "we profoundly apologize" in a statement Friday. "We hope that thr...


Edo Tribunal Reads Judgment On Governorship Election

But counsel to Ize-Iyamu and PDP , Ali, SAN, insisted that they have provided the tribunal with the evidences needed to annul the election of Obaseki, adding t...


No-one safe at Manus detention centre, refugees say

Later, he said PNG police had taken control of the situation, and the Navy had left. "A Pakistani refugee has been injured in his stomach and is urinating blo...


Pioneering New York Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam Dies At 65

The NYC Medical Examiner has not yet determined the cause of death and will continue to investigate, and Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce said ,"There are no a...