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Taliban behead woman for shopping without her husband, officials say

The shameful act took place outside the village of Latta in the Sar-e-Pul province which has been under Taliban control for many years. Provincial governor's ...


Delta, Boeing kill decade-old order for jets for Northwest Airlines

Quadrant Capital Group LLC now owns 4,211 shares of the company's stock valued at $150,000 after buying an additional 79 shares in the last quarter. DAL has b...


Punjab elections: AAP's Jarnail Singh to face Parkash Singh Badal

Amarinder, meanwhile, hit out at Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badals 10 year "misrule", saying people of the state wanted an explanation and did not want to hea...


Mark Sheptoff Financial Planning LLC Has $1811000 Position in Abbott Laboratories (ABT)

It has beaten earnings-per-share estimates 91% of the time in its last 12 earnings reports. Based on the most relevant past-periods data, there is an 51.85 perc...


China Seizes 3.4-Ton Haul of Illegally Trafficked Pangolin Scales

Pangolins can be found in Africa and Asia, and have been called the most-poached animals in the world. NPR reports that the pangolin is the most widely traf...


Juan Sebastian Veron comes out of retirement at 41 to join Estudiantes

During his spell in England, Veron won the Premier League title with Manchester United after joining the club for a record price tag of £28.1 million from Lazi...


China offers conditional olive branch to Vatican

Yu Zhengsheng, chairman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference National Committee, made the remarks when meeting with the new leaders of Chin...


PM Modi to address the nation 'again' before curtains draw on 2016

Measures to tackle the post-demonetisation scenario could also be announced, sources privy to the developments said. "On the one hand, they say I took this de...


Cop gives weed-smoking teen a choice: 200 pushups or jail

According to the video circulating on social media, the officer allowed the teen to do push-ups versus taking him to jail. And as you can see, the man took th...


Head of Japan's largest ad agency resigns over 'death by overwork'

Takahashi's death. In the months before her suicide, she reportedly posted several social media messages about her long work hours and alleged harassment by s...


Azhar scores ton for Pakistan amid rain in Australia Test

The duo added 88 in just 10 overs before lunch, but after the break Sohail was run out for a run-a-ball 65, and after Azhar prodded the ball to square leg to re...


Showboating entrepreneur arrested in Australia's largest cocaine bust

With high street prices attracting drug sellers to Australia , police said they made more than 18,000 imported drug seizures in the past year. NSW Police are...


Attackers Killed In Assault On China Party C

A previous report had said that four attackers had been shot dead by police, with one official dying in the assault. The "local social order remains stable", ...


Carlos Tevez joins Shanghai Greenland Shenhua

All top footballers pad their salaries with lucrative sponsorships, which can send their incomes even further into the stratosphere. A source familiar with th...


Germans release Tunisian held as possible Berlin accomplice

Prosecutors believe Amri was responsible for driving a truck into a Christmas market on December 19th, killing 12 people. The hijacker of the truck fled on fo...


Philippine President Threatens To Throw Corrupt Officials From Helicopter

The president of the Philippines has said he once threw a man out of a helicopter - and would not hesitate to do it again. "I don't like it when you demonstra...


Colombia approves amnesty for FARC rebels and military

It sailed through Congress after the right-wing opposition abstained from voting. Santos took to Twitter to praise the "historic" vote, calling the amnesty la...


Mystery bombing at boxing bout wounds 33 in Philippines

The Philippine National Police (PNP), in coordination with the AFP, said that there is a possibility that the bomber or bombers are connected to a certain Raida...


Assimilating Durant into championship mix a work in progress for Warriors

The Golden State Warriors have had a great 2016/17 season even by their own standards, but has the acquisition of Kevin Durant really helped the team get bette...


Credit: Queen Anne's County Sheriff's Office

Police say deputies responded to a report of a domestic disturbance at Rich's home, but Rich and his girlfriend were gone when deputies arrived. An officer...


Boko Haram fighters surrender to Niger authorities

We have not been flushed out of anywhere. "And tactics and strategies can not reveal our location except if Allah wills by his decree", Shekau said. Buhari sa...


Amazon Asked to Remove Black Lives Matter Merchandise From Site

Black Lives Matter (BLM) is proving to be a movement that is here to stay. Like with Amazon, the " Bulletproof " and " Black Lives Matter " apparel was being...


West Virginia Woman Who Called Michelle Obama 'Ape in Heels' Fired

The director of a West Virginia nonprofit agency who took to Facebook to call first lady Michelle Obama an "ape in heels" has fired, according to state official...


Romanian president rejects left's candidate for prime minister

Klaus Iohannis has not elaborated on his reason to reject the candidacy of Shhaideh, a 52-year-old politician of Turkish origin who comes from Romania's 65,0...


Sheffield Wednesday beat Championship leaders Newcastle

Newcastle , meanwhile, will be knocked off top spot if Brighton & Hove Albion beat Queens Park Rangers at the Amex Stadium tomorrow. Newcastle struggled to ...


Fake news of an explosion activated Facebook's Safety Check feature

Facebook's Safety Check feature has been erroneously triggered in Bangkok by a wave a false social media reports about a bomb explosion that didn't happen...


Obama Administration Preparing Retaliatory Steps Against Russia Over Hacks

The measures are separate from the intelligence review of foreign cyber-interference ordered by the president earlier this month. Goldman stated that the Oba...


Funeral ceremony for killed Russian ambassador takes place in Moscow

Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived at the ceremony at about midday. Russian-Turkish relations already were tenuous, partly given Turkey's role as a US...


PM Modi addresses Parivartan Rally at Dehradun

Modi promised to continue his fight against corruption and also for empowering the honest. Alleging that demonetisation "shook the corrupt", Modi termed the mov...


Five things to know about new Suzuki Swift 2017

One of the most prominent cars from the house of Japanese automaker Suzuki has received the latest makeover. Fans of the Suzuki Swift Sport hot hatchback will...


$40 Billion of Weapons Sold in 2015 by the U.S.

However, developing nations purchased less on the whole in 2015, buying $65 billion worth of weapons compared to $79 billion the year before. Up and coming na...


Home Prices Rise, Match Expectations in October: S&P Case-Shiller

Home prices rose 0.6%, seasonally adjusted, vs. the prior month, slightly above forecasts. The prospects of faster income growth in a tight job market may also ...


Netanyahu to be questioned in two separate criminal probes

On Monday, Israeli media reported that Netanyahu was under a secret investigation for allegations of bribery. "He [Netanyhau] will be called for questioning b...


Licences of 20000 NGOs cancelled

Among the 13,000 valid NGOs, around 3,000 have submitted applications for renewal. Almost 20,000 NGOs lost their FCRA licence since May 2014, when the BJP-led...


U.S. 'never supported Islamic State', terms Turkey president Erdogan's accusation 'ludicrous'

The Kremlin said it could not comment on the report, and it may be the Turks have announced something prematurely. Turkey and Russian Federation are discus...