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Terror suspect with loaded Kalashnikov held

As suspected Islamic State terrorist was rounded up during a police raid of his apartment in the Netherlands that uncovered an assault rifle, explosives and an ...


Andamans braces for Cyclone Vardah, 1400 tourists still stuck in two islands

Naval ships Bitra, Bangaram, Kumbhir and LCU 38 have left for Havelock from where the tourists are to be ferried to Port Blair , officials said. A massive op...


Al-Shabab attack at Mogadishu port kills dozens

Just yesterday, at least four people were killed and three others wounded in a suicide auto bomb on a Somali special forces base outside Mogadishu . They said ...


Gov't Proposal Envisions Phone Calls On Airline Flights

The Transportation Department received more than 1,700 comments on the subject in 2014, with 96% favoring a ban on voice calls and 2% favoring a ban with except...


At least 60 killed as crowded church collapses in Nigeria

Bodies of at least 60 victims have been retrieved but the toll could mount as a crane removes debris, according to a rescue official who spoke on condition of a...


Nigel Farage shortlisted for Time magazine's Person of the Year award

Lib Dem leader Tim Farron said the "strong result" by his party's Ross Pepper came off the back of last week's by-election success in Richmond Park, where Sarah...


Quake will come if I speak in Parliament: Rahul Gandhi

The Opposition has maintained all along that it can not understand why the government is afraid to face a vote in the Lok Sabha, when it enjoys a majority there...


Facebook's year in review: Chewbacca Mom laughs at your sadness

Before you get too excited, it is worth mentioning that while there is a handy how to guide on creating and sharing your Facebook for the Year in Review video...


Oppn stalling demonetisation debate, says Modi

Dharna by opposition parties near Gandhi statute in Parliament premises is a big "tamasha" and an insult to the Father of Nation", Naidu said. Expressing his ...


The Insider Activity Don't Lie: Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE:FCX)

The share price is now 5.54 percent versus its SMA20, 27.82 percent versus its SMA50, and 38 percent versus its SMA200. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its stake in ...


North Dakota borrows $7M more for pipeline protest costs

But, it's also good business to protect your water resource", said Chase Iron Eyes, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe member. The governor's order also states that ...


Istanbul: Two explosions rock Taksim Square in Turkish capital

The auto bomb was reportedly targeting a riot police bus, and initial reports claimed that 20 officers were injured. One of the explosions targeted a bus carr...


Gingrich appears to laud Japanese for 'brilliance' in surprise Pearl Harbor attack

Col William P. Bonelli. A crowd of about 50, including veterans of World War II, Korea, Vietnam and of America's wars in the Middle East, gathered for the ann...


Russian official: Russia, US near deal on Aleppo cease-fire

Asked at the start of the session about Russia's position on a ceasefire, Lavrov said: "I am in agreement, and I confirm support for the American proposal of De...


France's Hollande and his premier weigh presidential bids

The surprise announcement marked the first time since France's fifth Republic was created in 1958 that an incumbent president has not sought a second mandate,...


English endorsed as next NZ prime minister after Key's sudden resignation

Key said the National Party Members of Parliament would hold a special caucus on December 12 to choose a new leader, who would have time to "settle in" before ...


Israel's Netanyahu gives conditional 'No' to meeting Palestinian president in Paris

Some 400,000 Israeli settlers now live in the West Bank, excluding occupied East Jerusalem , along with 2.6 million Palestinians. Erekat called upon all stat...


Obama legacy: Handing Trump a broad view of war powers

He delivered a strident argument for his reliance on drone strikes and US commandos rather than ground wars like those launched in Iraq and Afghanistan by his p...


French far-right chief nixes free class for kids of illegals

Who will be France's president in 2017? The FN sees itself as part of an worldwide movement against immigration, established political parties and globalisat...


Chapecoense awarded Copa Sudamericana title

Seventy-one people, including 19 players and staff, were killed in last Monday's crash which occurred on the way to play Colombian opponents Atletico Nacional, ...


Indonesians rally for tolerance after blasphemy protests

Police said 30,000 people attended the rally. More than 100,000 Indonesians are expected to rally today to call for the arrest of the Christian governor of th...


Trump selects retired Gen. John Kelly to lead DHS

President-elect Donald Trump speaks to supporters during a rally in Fayetteville, N.C., Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016. Pruitt sued the EPA in a bid to undo a key regula...


Michigan St DL McDowell enters draft, skips senior season

He did not play the final three games of this season because of an ankle injury. Over 36 games at MSU, he had 7.5 sacks and 90 tackles, including 24.5 for lost ...


French premier steps down to focus on presidential election

Today, Valls suggested that bigger battles lie ahead. Mr Hollande's office said Mr Valls' resignation had been accepted. Tonight (Monday), Valls officially re...


Vols land Trey Smith, ESPN's No. 1 prospect

Smith chose the Vols over finalists Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame, Ohio State and Ole Miss. He has more than 20 reported offers. Tennessee was an overwhelming ...


Police ID student arrested in professor's death

Investigators have said only that the assailant is a student in his 20s. "He was someone who made it all work and really helped out so many people". Also unra...


Montreal man films epic pile-up involving two buses, police vehicle, snowplow

A police vehicle then spins and hits the bus with its rear end. This isn't your normal video of cars sliding down a slippery slope. "You would have thought....


Flight with 46 people on board crashes near Havelian

Brother of Junaid Jamshed has confirmed the reports of Junaid traveling in the ill-fated plane. The plane crashed near the town of Havelian in the Abbottaba...


Two Juveniles charged with arson in Tennessee wildfires that killed 14

The death toll in the Gatlinburg fire was 14, Sevier County Mayor Larry Waters said. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has operated a hotline to coordinat...


Kinder Morgan asks opponents of Trans Mountain expansion to be 'respectful'

However, she said she is still awaiting details from Trudeau before she can say this condition has been met. If anyone could stomach listening to Premier ...


Malaysian PM leads protest against 'genocide' of Rohingya

Satellite images by Human Rights Watch found hundreds of buildings in Rohingya villages have been destroyed. KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian Prime Min...


BC advocacy group hopes to force referendum on Kinder Morgan project

He didn't agree with the "lock her up" comments either. "I don't think it's the right thing to say at a rally or elsewhere, and that's why I didn't join it", Al...


French Left seeks candidate after Francois Hollande bows out

A snap opinion poll, conducted on Thursday night after Hollande's statement, showed that Socialist voters and French voters as a whole wanted to see Valls win t...


Trumps taps retired Marine general John Kelly for DHS

He will become the third general added to a top post in the Trump administration, despite the billionaire's repeated suggestions during the campaign that Americ...


Georgia High Court Declines to Stop Execution

Sallie was convicted of murder in the March 1990 shooting death of John Lee Moore in rural south Georgia . He also shot and wounded his mother-in-law, Linda Mo...