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National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women is held every December 6 in communities across the country to remember the murders at Ecol...


Shell and Total said to sign initial oil deals with Iran

Oilfield services major Schlumberger (NYSE:SLB) seems equally unconcerned, even after it was hit with a fine for violating Iranian sanctions, and has recently s...


Ohio lawmakers plan votes on abortion, concealed-guns bills

It quickly passed and went back to the House, where it passed as an amendment to a child abuse bill late Tuesday night. Heartbeat Bill passes Ohio House 5...


Margaret Whitton, star of 'Major League,' dies at 67

Her film credits include The Secret Of My Success, 9 1/2 Weeks and Mel Gibson's Man Without A Face . Margaret Whitton, the actress who played Cleveland I...


Green Partiers take to PA Capitol to demand more election oversight

DETROIT (AP) - The presidential recount in MI expanded Tuesday to its largest county, which includes Detroit, and five other large counties, with the fate of a ...


Russia, China veto Syrian humanitarian truce at the UN

Aleppo was Syria's largest city before a civil war broke out almost six years ago, and is now the site of a Russia-backed offensive by the Syrian military aime...


Japan PM, Trump planning to meet around Jan. 27

Leonardo DiCaprio, Oscar award-winner and climate change advocate, recently met with incoming US First Daughter Ivanka Trump to hand her a copy of Before th...


North Korea slams 'Obama and his lackeys'

In total, the sanction will cut down at least Dollars 800 million per year the hard currency that the country has to fund its prohibited weapons programs. Hours...


Green Party nominee will request full hand recount in Michigan

In Dane County, where Clinton won 71 percent of the vote, the ballots will be counted by hand. Election night results showed Donald Trump defeating Hillary Cl...


Protests in Malaysia in support of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims

The commission - made up of six Myanmar nationals and three foreigners - was appointed by the Myanmar government in August to make recommendations on how to pro...


Syrian government: Aleppo truce must include rebel pullout

Outside of Aleppo, the government and its allies are also putting severe pressure on remaining rebel redoubts. Humanitarian organizations sounded the alarm ab...


Tamil Nadu leader Jayalalitha critical after heart attack

Apollo said the 68-year-old Jayalalithaa, who has been in hospital since September, was being treated and closely monitored by experts. Information and Broadc...


Kerry accuses Israeli right of sabotaging peace process

However, while President-elect Trump said he would continue with the current U.S. policy on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, an advisor said he was "sceptical"...


U.S. crude futures extend gains on production cut deal

More broadly, high crude prices will help a swath of economies hurt by the two-year price plummet. The agreement had been under discussion for several months,...


Trump the campaign trail showman returns on 'Thank you' tour

This was the first, but not last, indication on Thursday that Trump has a unusual way of saying thank you. And on Thursday, they were back at it in Ohio. "We co...


Nine wounded, one killed in Bourbon Street mass shooting

Police and EMS were on scene and responded fast. Authorities said police have arrested two people on weapons charges. Eight other innocent by-standers were inju...


Trump on victory lap stops at Carrier plant

For the first time since being elected United States president, Donald Trump has threatened to impose big tariffs on American firms shifting jobs offshore. A Ca...


France elections 2017: Conservative Francois Fillon wins presidential primary

The French presidential vote is seen as a key test for mainstream political parties after the success of Donald Trump and the Brexit campaign in Britain, both...


Trump Actually Picked Dr. Ben Carson To Head Urban Development

President-elect Donald Trump, center, talking with President Barack Obama at White House in Washington , U.S.A. on November 10, and China's President Xi Jinpin...


Iran condemns US senate vote to extend sanctions

On the the nuclear agreement signed between the U.S., other powers and Iran which ended the global sanctions against his country, Zarif said that the agreement ...


Jurors deliberate for third day in ex-South Carolina cop's murder trial

Michael Slager is accused of shooting an unarmed motorist, Walter Scott , five times in the back while Scott was running away following a traffic stop in North...


Rs 13000 crore black money man missing

Shah had been on the radar of Income Tax authorities after declaring such a huge amount under the Income Declaration Scheme, which was created to provide immuni...


Unusually late TS Otto takes aim at Central America

Residents of remote areas in the northern Costa Rican Caribbean are escorted to safe areas by plane in advance of Hurricane Otto. A hurricane watch is up for ...


At least 21 killed in Idlib province airstrikes

Moreover, an official linked to Aleppo militant group informed that commanders had pledged to fight on. Some of the areas taken by government forces had bee...


Should flag-burners go to jail, lose citizenship?

Trump's tweet also casually suggests that citizens should lose their citizenship as a "penalty" for such acts", Vladeck said . In 1989, the Supreme Court han...


Warehouse Fire In Oakland Had Casualties

The cause of the warehouse fire is as yet unknown. It broke out about 11:30 p.m. Friday. It houses a group of artists and their studios. A Facebook thread h...


Aleppo Could Become A 'Giant Graveyard,' Warns UN Envoy

Gains by the Syrian army and its allies since last week have brought whole districts back under government control and led to a massive exodus as thousands have...


Chef Peng Chang-kuei, General Tso's Chicken Inventor, Dies At 98

The rest is history. Chef Peng Chang-kuei (chang-KWAY') brought the sticky, sweet-and-sour dish to NY 40 years ago. Not too long after that, General Tso's got...


Mall of America hires first black mall Santa for holiday season

Santa Experience co-owner Landon Luther says they "want Santa to be for everyone, period". Unfortunately, appointments with Jefferson - aka " Santa Lar...


United Nations apologizes for role in Haiti cholera outbreak

Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson told reporters before the speech that Ban was not apologizing for causing the outbreak. "We simply did not do enough...


Intense Syrian bombing pounds besieged rebel-held Aleppo

According to the Russian reconciliation center in Syria, earlier in the week, Syrian government forces made major strides in east Aleppo , liberating nearly ...


Crystal Palace 3 Southampton 0: Benteke double and Saints gifts boost Pardew

Pardew has spoken with the chairman Steve Parish and been made aware patience is wearing thin, with the club's co-owners - the American businessmen David Blitze...


Trump team says he backs disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline

Two weeks ago the United States government put a halt to the pipeline construction project, saying more analysis and debate are needed. Thule van den Dam, o...


Jersey City to mark 29th annual World AIDS Day

Despite the large number, the World Health Organization said the number of new infections was at its lowest point in the last 25 years. There were 654,000 peo...


Nepal: Earthquake of magnitude 5.5 hits region

The epicenter of the 5.5 magnitude quake was on the border of Ramechhap and Solukhumbu districts, roughly 82 miles from Kathmandu. It recorded the intensity of ...