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BJP national meet: PM Modi to address public meeting in Kozhikode today

The leaders were asked to focus on taking welfare schemes to the poor. If they express a desire to join NDA or support or work along with BJP, we will take a de...


Obama to veto September 11 lawsuit bill by Friday: White House

Congress is expected to override the president's veto for the first time in his administration. "If JASTA were enacted, courts could potentially consider ev...


Mourinho praises Man United 'control' in cup win

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho and his Manchester City rival Pep Guardiola were dealt an English Football League Cup rendezvous after both teams ca...


Abu Sayyaf extremists free Norwegian hostage in Philippines

Edgard Arevalo said. The two were reportedly rescued by a "concerned citizen" following their release and were taken to the headquarters of the Joint Task For...


South African police clash with university students

Student groups a year ago secured a zero percent fee increase after weeks of demonstrations rocked the government, and had demanded a freeze on all fees until a...


Brexit has had 'no major effect' on economy so far

The figures will come as a blow to Remain campaigners attempting to stir support for a second referendum on Britain's future in Europe months after Brexit was b...


'Lay down your arms' against Israel, Netanyahu tells UN General Assembly

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas told the UN General Assembly on Thursday that Israel's ongoing settlement expansion in the occupied West Bank was destroying ...


Fed Keeps Benchmark Interest Rate, But Still Expects Increase

Even if 'near-term risks to the economic outlook seem more or less balanced and the case for a rise in rates has bolstered, the central bank, for the time being...


Iraqi Parliament Dismisses Finance Minister

Zebari has denied any wrongdoing. He has been leading Iraq through talks with the International Monetary Fund to help fix Iraq's public finances damaged by th...


Miller and North America beat Lundqvist and Sweden in OT

Team North America, an explosive mix of USA and Canadian players 23 and younger, scored two goals in the opening 95 seconds of the game but Sweden did not panic...


Syria cease-fire falters amid deadly strikes on aid convoy

The U.S. -Russian ceasefire deal for Syria is fragile but remains the "only basis" for achieving a political settlement of the conflict, French Foreign Minister...


Forces push deeper into key IS-held northern town

There had been speculation that reclusive al-Baghdadi had fled Mosul or even been killed after he disappeared off the radar following the capture of the Mosul i...


Kerry calls for no aircraft flying over key Syria aid routes

Moscow has firmly denied involvement in the attacks. A USA official said the attack on the United Nations convoy "raises very serious questions about whethe...


Jeremy Corbyn and Owen Smith in final push for Labour leadership votes

A party source told PoliticsHome: "There's agreement for talks to take place between Jeremy and parliamentary Labour party representatives, and they will report...


Polls close in UK Labour Party's divisive leadership vote

Although Mr Corbyn's opponents within the Labour Party rallied behind Mr Smith during the election, there are signs that some now feel a different approach whic...


Leaders at UN Refugee Summit Vow to Double Number of Resettled

Many are internally displaced within the borders of their own countries, but about 21.3 million are classified as refugees. Shetty said the declaration merely...


Mylan CEO set to defend EpiPen prices amid public outcry

That included rebates for certain patients and a recent plan to introduce a generic version of EpiPen for $300 per two-pack. USA Today reported earlier ...


Zimmer tells radio show that Peterson has torn meniscus

The halftime show featured a tribute to Prince by the award-winning Minnesota Orchestra, who played "Purple Rain", accompanied by The Steeles . Linebacker Lama...


Viral photos of man grabbing girl's hair in Walmart spark controversy

As Burch picked out Lunchables for her children in Cleveland , Texas , she saw a man pulling his 5-year-old daughter along, his hand grasping her hair and wra...


Iran 'determined' to boost military after US-Israel deal

S-300 missiles delivered by Moscow this year were also on show in the capital. Iran's military officials, military attaches of foreign missions in Iran, and pro...


Syria military denies bombing aid convoy: state media

The U.N.'s aid chief Stephen O'Brien called the incident a "callous attack" that could be viewed as a war crime if shown to be a deliberate targeting of aid wor...


Third sports group pulls out of North Carolina over bathroom bill

Pat McCrory, who signed the law. Atlantic Coast Conference officials have followed the NCAA's lead and are removing all their championships from North Caro...


Attorney says Tulsa officer felt threatened

They also chanted, " Hands up, don't shoot". Goss also denied claims made by a police spokesperson that suggested Crutcher was shot because he refused to o...


Amnesty: US bomb used in Saudi-led strike on Yemen hospital

Luther called for a " comprehensive embargo on all weapons that could be used by any of the warring parties in Yemen ", and punishment for those behind the atta...


Incomplete Fingerprint Records May Have Helped Criminals Gain Citizenship

They were not detected by immigration services because their fingerprints were not on USA government databases, the Homeland Security Department's inspector ...


Stocks decline, hurt by declines in banks; Waiting for Fed

It is likely the next president and the Justice Department will ultimately determine how this case is resolved or take it to trial. Shares in Deutsche Bank ...


Philippine president seeks extension of bloody war on drugs

He told the committee Paolo Duerte also ordered the DDS to kill people, and that Paolo was a drug user. As a warning to citizens, bodies of the slain have been ...


Samsung begins to replace Galaxy Note 7 in S Korea

Apple may sell up to 100 million iPhone 7s by the end of the year thanks to better-than-expected initial sales, likely a direct result of rival Samsung's recall...


Naturalized US citizen from Afghanistan sought in NYC blast

An explosion rocked a bustling Manhattan neighborhood Saturday night and an unexploded pressure-cooker device was found blocks away; there was a pipe bomb blast...


Russian Federation condemns Uri attack, calls for perpetrators to be held accountable

There is no clarity on who Islamabad will send to the Heart of Asia ministerial meeting in Amritsar during which peace effort and reconstruction of Afghanistan ...


'The Fault In Our Stars' inspiration dies

Both had cystic fibrosis but meeting each other would be too risky as Dalton had Burkholderia cepacia , a contagious bacterial condition that could be unsa...


Islamic State claims responsibility for Minnesota mall attack that injures 9

Cloud. "This has been a dark day; it is a day we will never forget", said Hersi. "It does not represent Islam, and it does not represent Somalis". Ahmed Ad...


German ECB policymaker Weidmann warns on London's financial hub role post-Brexit

Speaking to reporters on the plane to New York, May said she wanted to hear what USA firms wanted from Brexit . Among those taking part in Monday's talks a...


Amal Clooney: George and I Discussed 'Risks' of Taking ISIS to Trial

Mrs Clooney, who has in the past represented the former President of the Maldives, Mohamed Nasheed as well as the Azerbaijani journalist, Khadija Ismayilova, is...


8 people injured during stabbing attack at Minnesota mall

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton plans to travel to St. Cloud to meet with city officials about the weekend stabbing at a local mall that is being investigated as a p...