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British economy grows more than expected after Brexit vote

And Mr Hammond was frank about the economy's prospects for 2017, adding: "All the forecasters suggest next year will be slower and we should prepare to support ...


Breyer Says He Won't Get Into a Debate Over Court Vacancy

When Sen. Harry Reid cast the last vote he'll make as a U.S. Senator, he did it in a Las Vegas Strip early voting site surrounded by casino workers in the Culin...


Drivers win tribunal case against Uber

In this high-profile case, Uber drivers regarded by the company as self-employed brought employment tribunal claims arguing that that they are in fact workers ...


United Nations aborts plan to evacuate patients from Aleppo

Those evacuations could not be independently confirmed. The organization said districts on the west of Aleppo were hit Tuesday, and added that air strikes conti...


India expels Pakistani visa official for alleged 'espionage'

The special cell of Delhi police have arrested the suspected ISI agents. "Well, obviously, we don't want to see that happen", he said when a questioner said t...


'Everything on the table' in revived Colombia peace talks

But it was not immediately clear how long it would take. Sánchez was kidnapped by the ELN , Colombia's second largest armed group after the FARC, some six ...


Trump blasts rival over blurred 'Bill Clinton Inc' lines

For its part, the Obama administration had already attempted to clarify the president's statement in a March 9, 2015 press briefing , so it's unclear whether...


Iraqi special forces join Mosul offensive against IS

The massive operation launched on Monday is expected to take weeks or months. The presence of some 500 Turkish troops in Iraq has increased tension between th...


Ex-top diplomat: Duterte's China shift a 'national tragedy'

Filipino officials said the two countries yesterday signed 13 agreements and China had promised to invest Dollars 13.5 billion in various Philippines . That's ...


Venezuela parliament seeks to push ahead with Maduro trial

Venezuela's opposition upped the ante in efforts to unseat an unpopular president, calling a nationwide strike for Friday and a protest march to the presidentia...


Police say 2 were lucky to survive accident at Aussie park

Dorsett's partner Roozbeh Araghi was the third victim, while the fourth victim was a 42-year-old woman Cindy Low from Sydney . Her 10-year-old son Kieran...


UNICEF says school attack may be deadliest of Syria war

The Syrian Civil Defence first responder team and the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the airstrikes killed at least 35, a lot of them ...


Patriots rolling as they prepare for Round 2 against Bills

It has everything to do with the Steelers themselves. Yes, the Steelers were without Roethlisberger and Cameron Heyward was absent on defense, but there w...


Ex-Pennsylvania Attorney General faces sentencing

Kane, who was accused of leaking secret investigative files to embarrass a rival prosecutor , was convicted of perjury and obstruction. The one-term Democr...


Tit-for-tat: Pakistan declares Indian High Comm official persona non-grata

Akhtar was a havildar in Baloch regiment of Pakistan army and was later hired by ISI. Joint commissioner (Crime) Ravinder Yadav said on Thursday that three peop...


7 civilians injured in Jammu shelling

Sources identified the deceased head constable as Jitender Kumar of Bihar. A Border Security Force head constable was killed and seven civilians injured as Pa...


EU lawmakers: 2 Yazidi women win EU human rights prize

Yazidis, whose religion includes elements of several faiths, are considered infidels by IS. In November 2014, Murad was able to escape with the help of a fami...


Donald Trump Booed at Charity Dinner After Saying Hillary Clinton 'Hates Catholics'

Donald Trump spoke first, and his speech was deeply odd. "I will keep you in suspense". "Now I thought, 'This is the evening at its best'". "Now she said tha...


Erdogan: Turkey can soon oust Syrian Kurd forces

The Turkish military intervened in the Syrian war in August under orders from Ankara to clear the border area of Islamic State group fighters and USA -backed ...


Ohio GOP leader backs Trump after state campaign dispute

But gridlock and dysfunction on Capitol Hill are here to stay. We are going to keep this House. SEE MORE: Could Republicans Still Dump Trump? A Republican...


Spain's Rajoy says wants to tackle pensions, budget as PM

If he fails to achieve a majority, a second vote would be called 48 hours later in which parties can abstain, opening the door for the Socialists to enable a Ra...


Troubled Italian bank unveils overhaul plan to stay afloat

The bank, which failed Europe's July stress tests, has said that it plans to cut 2600 full time employees which will help the lender reduce personnel expenses b...


UNESCO adopts Jerusalem resolution

UNESCO's vote ironically succeeded in bridging institutions and individuals who are often deeply divided on Israel . Japan suspended its funding for Unesco ....


Get out of SP-BSP stranglehold, Modi tells Uttar Pradesh

A win would boost the BJP's strength in the upper house, where the party has a minority. Muslims make up more than 13 per cent of the population of India, a s...


AMBER Alert for missing baby from Greensboro, NC

Anyone with information pertaining to the abduction or whereabouts of 2-month-old Joseph Richardson Pearson is encouraged to contact the Guilford County Sheri...


Home Minister to visit Bahrain tomorrow

The Indian delegation, led by the Home Minister, will include senior officers from the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Ministry of External Affairs. India an...


Gunmen kill 59 in Pakistan attack

In August, Islamic State claimed responsibility for an attack on a gathering of mourners at a hospital in Quetta that killed 70 people. Baluchistan prov...


Belgium rejects pact after emergency talks

Wallonia accounts for more than half of Belgium's territory and about 3.5 million of its 10 million population. A spokesman for International Trade Minister C...


Erik Sviatchenko: Rangers have not narrowed gap to Celtic

And the Denmark global felt an earlier goal could have given Celtic the platform to score more. "We will go there in good spirits because we have won four out...


Pakistan need six wickets to beat West Indies on final day

Blackwood made a classy 95, missing out on a second Test ton, and Shai Hope added 41 before Pakistan wrapped up a 10th consecutive win. Kraigg Brathwaite, w...


UNESCO adopts controversial resolution on east Jerusalem

Not surprisingly, Jews around the world united in decrying the UN's latest farcical and transparent attack on not only Israel's policies, but on Israel itself. ...


NEC resignations only way out of ANC's woes - Mthembu

Gordhan faces fraud charges that while heading the tax agency, he approved the early retirement of a close deputy commissioner who was then rehired as a consult...


PM Modi on triple talaq: Lives of Muslim women can not be destroyed

Prime Minister Narendra Modi finally broke his silence on the much debated "triple talaq" while addressing a public rally in Mahoba, Uttar Pradesh. "Is it f...


Suzanne Evans to run for UKIP leadership

Nigel Farage has said he will not back Suzanne Evans's bid to become the latest leader of Ukip, after she claimed the party's image was "toxic". She targe...


Hillary Clinton considered Apple CEO Tim Cook for veep

While his own party's standard-bearer has been using the information obtained through the WikiLeaks dump against Hillary Clinton, Florida Senator Marco Rubio ...