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Trains running on long-awaited new subway line

The Second Ave. line is expected to carry 200,000 passengers a day, MTA officials said; the Lexington Ave. line, with its Nos., 4, 5 and 6 trains pulsing throug...


Madison student among those on missing plane

January 02-The search for a for a private jet from Columbus believed to have crashed in Lake Erie was suspended Sunday because of darkness. A US Coast Guard o...


Britain to launch new pound coin to deter counterfeiters

The shiny 12-sided piece will start circulating in March, gradually replacing the existing round coins.The old pound will be phased out by next fall because its...


Former Gambian National Assembly speaker urges Jammeh to step down

In growing concerns of the escalation of the instability in the country, a high power ECOWAS delegation led by Liberian President SirLeaf Johnson proceeded to h...


Courageous souls take the annual New Years Day icy plunge

But as Our Briana Whitney reports, this year's Polar Bear Plunge was more like the polar opposite. Emily O'Donnell, one of the more than 200 who pledged to ...


Queen Elizabeth II Misses Church Again, Raising Health Concerns

Britain's Prince Philip leaves St Mary Magdalene Church on the royal estate in Sandringham, eastern England, after attending a New Year's Day church service, Ja...


Dense fog delays flights at Delhi airport

As many as eight worldwide and 10 domestic flights arriving and departing from Delhi were delayed due to foggy weather. The domestic departure Terminal 1-D wa...


Look at which internet mogul and one-time atheist has suddenly found religion

Zuckerberg, whose Facebook account once identified him as an atheist, says now he is inclined towards religion after he wished all his followers a "Merry Christ...


Iraqi forces drive Daesh out of at least 30 neighbourhoods in Mosul

TRT World 's Abir Al Ahmar has more from Erbil, Iraq. Iraqi forces announced the "second phase" of their Mosul battle to retake all of east Mosul on Thursda...


United Kingdom royal Kate given photographic society's seal of approval

Kate, who is an accomplished amateur photographer, is the latest royal to be associated with the educational charity, which promotes photography and supports ph...


Ronda Rousey's defense: missing in action

Rousey will now take time to reflect on her future but Iole feels she "never got to grips" with the defeat to Holm. By the second round, Rousey was a differen...


WaPo: Democrats Plan To Target These Eight Trump Nominees

He added Trump will not be successful if he abandons a change doctrine and embrace the "same hard right doctrine positions that many in the Republican Party hav...


More than half of Americans do not want Trump as president

Although Trump's favorability among Americans has risen since the 2016 presidential election, he still has the lowest favorability rating of any American presid...


Trump chooses Robert Lighthizer as United States trade representative

Lighthizer, who served as a deputy United States Trade Representative during the Reagan administration, has been chair of the global trade law practice at Ska...


US House to vote on United Nations resolution against Israel

The United Nations Security Council action against Israel condemning its West Bank settlements that unanimously passed because of a USA abstention - after man...


Williamson leads New Zealand to victory in first Bangladesh T20

Guptill pulled a hamstring while running between the wickets in Saturday's third one-day worldwide, which New Zealand won by eight wickets, and could be sidelin...


Friends of Canadian Istanbul attack victim react to her death

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau released a statement expressing his sympathies to families of the dead and wounded. Alaa Al-Muhandis, a Canadian woman from M...


Trump says there should be 'no further releases' from Guantanamo Bay

A source close to the matter was quoted as saying last month that Obama planned to transfer as many as 18 more prisoners from Guantanamo - almost one-third of t...


Istanbul Terror Suspect Lakhe Mashrapov Speaks Out: 'I Didn't Do Anything!'

Iakhe Mashrapov , a 28-year-old from Kyrgyzstan, said he had been detained by Turkish authorities but was quickly released with an apology after what officials...


Led Coalition Admits 'Unintentionally' Killing 188 Civilians in Iraq, Syria

The deadliest incident was on 6 November, when seven people in two stationary vehicles were "unintentionally killed" by a missile that hit an approaching auto c...


Britain's FTSE hits record high on first trading day of 2017

After closing at a record high of 7,142.83 on the final trading day of 2016, the FTSE 100 opened higher and set an intra-day record of 7,202.44. The price of ...


Britain's ambassador to the European Union has unexpectedly resigned

David Cameron and Ivan Rogers in June 2016. Nick Clegg, the former deputy prime minister and now Liberal Democrat Brexit spokesman, called it a "spectacular...


Police shoot dead man on British motorway in 'pre-planned operation'

The incident took place at 6pm GMT on Tuesday (2 January) near junction 24 on the M62 motorway in Huddersfield. Officers said some of those detained had requi...


Megyn Kelly Opened Up About Leaving Fox News, Read Her Statement

We still aren't sure when she'll first appear on NBC , but Fox News has announced she will only anchor The Kelly File through Friday, January 6 . Sources ...


Universal Basic Income: Finland to Pay Some Residents $587 a Month

The basic income trial is among 20 large-scale social experiments planned over the coming months. As part of a two-year experiment , 2,000 people, 25 to 58 y...


ISIS claim responsibility for deadly Turkey nightclub attack

Turkish police officers block the road leading to the scene of an attack in Istanbul , early Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017. There were reportedly as many as 700 peopl...


Islamic State claims responsibility for Istanbul nightclub attack

CCTV footage has emerged of the moment the killer opened fire outside the club before storming the building that was packed with up to 600 revellers celebrati...


Cologne police's New Year's Eve security tactics spark political debate in Germany

Police in the German city of Cologne said on Sunday (Jan 1) a heavy security presence on New Year's Eve prevented a repeat of last year's mass sexual assaults ...


Blast In Baghdad's Sadr City Kills At Least 16

Amaq news agency, which supports Islamic State, stated that the auto bomb had targeted a group of Shi'ite Muslims who it has labelled apostates. Islamic State...


Hollywood Sign Vandalized to Read 'Hollyweed'

City surveillance cameras captured footage of someone dressed in black about 3:00am whom police believe was behind the conversion, Sergeant Robert Payan of the ...


Lopa gets aggressive during her argument with Rohan

While Lopa and Rohan are again having a heated argument, she calls him selfish. Bani tells Swamiji that he is afraid of nominations and adds that she is r...


Doug Whaley creates impression he has little power or influence

Pegula also added that, despite what you might think, the Bills are not a dysfunctional team. "I look at it this way". Whaley scotched reports that it was "...


Trump leaves open possible Taiwan meet, questions Russian Federation hacking

And if you look at the weapons of mass destruction, that was a disaster, and they were wrong. He also said , "I think it's unfair if they don't know". But Sp...


Twin bomb blasts in Somali capital kill 3

The Al-Shabaab terrorist group in Somalia on Monday claimed two attacks which targeted a checkpoint near the Somali capital Mogadishu's airport. Twin suicide ...


Syrian rebels freeze peace talks after Assad abuses ceasefire

In a statement, the rebels cited "many and large violations" of the ceasefire by the Syrian government as the reason for their move. The unstable truce went i...