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Trump Tower briefly evacuated over stray bag of toys

WABC reported that the backpack that prompted the partial evacuation was full of children's toys. A NYPD spokesman tweeted "all clear at Trump Tower " shor...


Man accused of killing a woman he met on tinder

The pair reportedly met through Tinder and had met up several times over the few months leading up to Ibarra's disappearance. Nearly two weeks had passed unti...


Fight for Mosul will take another three months, says Iraqi PM

Syria was the target for 14 of the airstrikes, while the other four in were in Iraq. Iraqi officials have vowed to recapture Mosul, Iraq's second largest city...


Modi seeks ideas to slash tax rates; claims demonetisation destroyed terrorism

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the government was open to out-of-the-box suggestions on the Budget. They want the proceeds to be used well. He also underl...


Aaron Hernandez Attorneys Seeks Dismissal Of Tattoo, Text Message Evidence

Haggan, was speaking at a pretrial hearing. 'The Commonwealth will show ballistic evidence that five rounds were fired into the vehicle that killed two men, a...


'Watership Down' author Richard Adams dies, aged 96

The author died peacefully on Christmas Eve. Adams was born on May 9, 1920 and attended Horris Hill School before Bradfield College and then Worcester College...


Weapons could end up with Jihadists: Russia

Toner said America's position on MANPADS had not changed and said the USA held "deep concern" about the weapons getting into the country. The signing of the b...


2 dead, 2 unaccounted for after house fire near Peterborough, Ont.

The bodies of two people and two family pets were found in the house, Folz stated, while two other family members are unaccounted for and are believed to have p...


Argentina's ex-president Cristina Fernandez charged in corruption case

Federal Judge Julian Ercolini approved the charges and ordered $633m (£516m) of Fernandez's assets be frozen. She denied the allegations, claiming they are poli...


Woman who called Michelle Obama an 'ape in heels' fired

A West Virginia nonprofit group has fired its director after she wrote a Facebook post referring to first lady Michelle Obama as an "ape in heels". The Clay...


IBB commends president Buhari for the capture of Sambisa forest

Known as Camp Zero, the cluster of cells and tunnels was once the Sambisa forest base of the country's disbanded National Guards. Tukur Buratai has said the Sam...


Fake news story prompts Pakistan to issue nuclear warning to Israel

The tweet reminded Israel of Pakistan's nuclear weapons . But he said this after Israel's Ministry of Defense noted that the offending statement attribut...


Ruling party's separatists to leave Tuesday

DOZENS of lawmakers left South Korea's ruling Saenuri Party on Tuesday following factional fighting over the corruption scandal surrounding impeached President ...


Aussies Will Spend More Than $1.6 Billion In Last Minute Christmas Rush

But in the end, for all the shoppers that went out on Christmas Eve , it was another successful shopping trip crossed off the list. December spending had bee...


Girl, 10, dies after flight diverts to Shannon

National Ambulance Service paramedics quickly boarded the aircraft and began efforts to resuscitate the gravely ill child. It landed at 7.40pm and the girl wa...


32 people die after consuming toxic liquor

Seven persons, including six Christians, died and 12 others including a woman were hospitalised after consuming poisonous liquor here in Mubarakabad locality on...


Cleveland Browns get their own Christmas miracle in the NFL

But now it's back to work, and the Browns that will face the Pittsburgh Steelers on January 1 in the final game of the season aren't quite as healthy as they'd ...


Shimla experiences White Christmas after 24 years

As Shimla Meteorological Centre had predicted dry weather, many were left surprised on seeing snowflakes on Sunday morning. The snow filled Shimla brought j...


A BJP Mayor Made This Horrifying Gaffe About Atal Bihari Vajpayee

He lauded Atal ji's efforts and said that it was his hard work that brought recognition to the India on the world stage. At 12 number bus stop, MP Alok Sanjar...


Anger in Romania as president blocks female Muslim as PM nominee

Last week, the Social-Democratic leader said that Sevil Shhaideh , a person in whom he has "full confidence", would be his party's only proposal for Prime Mini...


Two killed in police building collapse

He said one of the corpses was simply identified as Danjuma while the name of the other one was yet to be known. The National Emergency Management Agency (NEM...


J&K Shri Ram Sena demands domicile certificates to WPRs

He said that Rana failed to convince his family over the issue of West Pakistan Refugees as his real brother is favoring the citizenship right to West Pakis...


Wenger: Patience Against Tenacious West Brom Won It For Arsenal

They are relentless in the way they play. "In 20 years I had very few seasons where you start on the motorway and you finish on the motorway with no vehicle...


Iran says Boeing deal will cost just $8 billion

Fakhrieh Kashan also said that the Iranian flag carrier will purchase eight new aircraft by March 2017, including one A320 and two A330 planes from Airbus as we...


Girl, 10, dies after suffering cardiac arrest during flight to London

The crew declared an emergency after the child lapsed into cardiac arrest in mid flight. It is believed that the child was not travelling with her parents, bu...


Abe to make appeal for peace, security at Pearl Harbor

He'll be at the USA naval base in Hawaii with President Barack Obama. In 1951, Prime Minister Shigeru Yoshida went to the site during a stopover in Hawaii follo...


China, Sao Tome and Principe resume diplomatic ties

Last Wednesday, Beijing issued a statement welcoming Sao Tome's decision to split with Taiwan, which it has recognised since 1997. The Foreign Ministry said t...


Three arrests made in connection with Berlin attack

Spain's intelligence services are probing into a possible internet communication between Amri and a Spanish resident on December 19, BBC quoted Interior Ministe...


Everyone Is Listening To George Michael On Spotify Today

Michael won his first Grammy in 1987 for Best Rhythm & Blues Vocal Performance with the song "I Knew You Were Waiting". "My heart goes out to his family and ...


Boko Haram ousted from last major camp in stronghold

The president said that the news was "long-awaited and most gratifying" and thanked the armed forces for "entering and crushing the remnants of the Boko Haram i...


Pakistan Releases Over 200 Indian Fishermen In Goodwill Gesture

They are expected to return to India on Monday. A spokesperson of the Pakistan-India Peoples Forum for Peace and Democracy (PIPFPD) had earlier said that Indi...


Suspect Gary Holmes arrested in death of Arkansas 3-year-old

A harrowing 911 call revealed Ms King-Macon screaming: "I was at the stop sign and the guy blew the horn at me, and I blew it back". Gary Holmes , 33, surren...


Egypt detains Al Jazeera producer during family visit

The Interior Ministry said in a statement that Al-Jazeera officials "had ordered some individuals collaborating with the channel inside the country to continue ...


Fourteen dead in 'horrific' Malaysian bus crash

Fourteen people were killed and 16 injured in a bus crash in Malaysia this morning, with passengers travelling from Singapore and Burma feared to be among the d...


Highest Ever: 5000 Migrants Drowned in Mediterranean in 2016

Just under 3,800 migrants died in the Mediterranean in 2015, according the International Organisation for Migration (IOM). More than 175,000 had arrived in Ital...