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Turkish Forces Destroy 12 Daesh Targets in Northern Syria - General Staff

His remarks were echoed by Turkish Defense Minister Fikri Isik, who said that the lack of U.S. air support for Turkey's operation in al-Bab "raises question...


AT&T-Time Warner deal likely to avoid FCC scrutiny

Donald Trump told a friend who told some other "people close to the president-elect" that he doesn't like the idea of AT&T (T) buying Time Warner (TWX). As of J...


China issues first-ever red alert for fog

On Monday, the ministry announced that its 10 inspection teams had found companies resuming production despite a government ban and not complying with emission ...


Boy, 10, shot to death at Tampa Bay apartments

Paramedics arrived shortly after 8.30am but were unable to save him, and detectives have ruled his death a suicide. ABC News says Sevostjanov, a fifth grade...


Florida AG Pam Bondi to take White House post

Bondi has always been speculated as being on Trump's list of potential hires, but her name was not a roster of appointments Trump announced Wednesday. Documents...


Florida AG Who Dropped Trump University Case Reportedly Lands White House Gig

A source told Bloomberg on Thursday that the 52-year-old chief prosecutor will take a job in the White House, though it is not clear what her title would be. ...


Duterte hopes Russia will become Philippines' ally and protector

With Tributs is sea tanker Boris Botuma. "America has lost", Duterte said on a visit to China in October a year ago. He said during his trip to Russia in ea...


MH370: Search for missing plane to end in two weeks, Malaysia announces

In another development, Liow said the integrated Ops Jalan in conjunction with the Chinese New Year this year would be implemented from Jan 21 until Feb 6, invo...


Airline Operators kick against shut down of Abuja airport

Chairman of AON, Capt. Nogie Meggison, said operators were in total support of the rehabilitation of the Abuja airport runway but do not agree with the complete...


Canadian woman jailed in Turkey for allegedly insulting president

The Huffington Post relates how friends of Heper are working to get her released , and Global Affairs Canada is providing consular assistance but would not ela...


Mass North Korean rally to support Kim Jong-un's nuclear plans

The country is speeding up plans to set up what some call a "decapitation unit", a brigade specifically tasked with targeting North Korea's "wartime command", i...


Rooney to return to Man United starting line-up against Reading

Rooney, 31, became Man United's joint leading scorer, scoring in the 8th minute for his side over Reading during their FA Cup match. "This is not the best day f...


Heavy gunfire heard in Ivory Coast's key city as soldiers' revolt persists

It is believed that numerous mutineers are former rebels, who joined the Ivorian army only after the country's 10-year civil war ended in 2011. Unrest and gun...


Wikileaks Somehow Reached a New Level of Desperate

The account, which has a goal to "correct misinformation about #WikiLeaks", made little to no attempt to explain how such a database would work or what objectiv...


No speculation on deposits, says RBI

As the Bloomberg underlined, a full validation of the bank notes is a setback for PM Modi who had been relying on the demonetisation move to burnish his admin...


Washington Post Express mix up genders on women's rights cover

Twitterati immediately slammed the publication even though they apologised. The article documents how 150,000 women are set to march on the USA capital one ...


Manson back in prison after hospital visit

On Tuesday, the Washington Post and TMZ reported that Manson had been admitted to hospital suffering a serious illness caused by gastrointestinal problems. A ...


WB BJP leader's house attacked by TMC workers

The arrest, which TMC describes as political witch-hunt by the Centre, comes after four hours of grilling of the senior leader. Kolkata: Violence erupted in...


Donald Trump reveals first Theresa May meeting - weeks after Nigel Farage

The president-elect first invited the prime minister to visit in a phone-call shortly after his election victory in November. Senior figures said that it was ...


Fuel truck blast kills 'dozens' in Syrian city of Azaz

No group has immediately claimed responsibility for the bombing, though the BBC reports that the Islamic State has been blamed. Syria's almost six-year war ...


Gov. Cooper wants to take action to expand Medicaid coverage

Hospital Association says the state's hospitals provide about $1 billion in care annually to residents who can not pay for it. Hospitals would receive a signifi...


Parents advised to give babies peanuts aged four months to prevent allergies

The new approach - released Thursday by an expert panel organized by the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease - is a radical revision of ...


Resident Evil 7: The Experience To Terrify Londoners Later This Month

In order to properly celebrate the release of Resident Evil 7: Biohazard , Capcom is doing what any self-respecting company would do: host a terrifying rea...


Lady Gaga, Katy Perry 'involved' in Kesha legal battle

Luke. The documents further state that Dr. Luke has been granted permission to share the text message with both Gaga and Katy Perry . Katy Perry and L...


Trump Team Wants Netanyahu to Become First Israeli PM to Attend Inauguration

If Netanyahu accepts the invitation, he would become the first sitting Israeli prime minister to attend a presidential inauguration. Mr Netanyahu has continua...


Harry 'constantly in trouble', Princess Diana letters say

In a separate letter written in October 17, 1992, Diana described how Harry and William are both now content with their school's atmosphere, and Harry apparentl...


At Least 6 Dead in Baghdad Market Bombing

The commander of a USA -led coalition backing the Iraqi offensive told Reuters on Wednesday that increased momentum was due largely to better coordination among...


Trump cites WikiLeaks chief to dispel hacking findings

US intelligence agencies obtained what they considered to be conclusive evidence after the November election that Russian Federation provided hacked material ...


Rajendra Kumar's allegations baseless, says CBI

Delhi's Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia accused the central government of using the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to implicate him and Delhi Chief ...


Teen Dabber Confuses House Speaker Paul Ryan at Swearing

As Republican leader Paul Ryan took the time to swear in the members of the 115th Congress on Tuesday, one congressman's son took the opportunity to "dab" on ...


Nigel Farage to host radio talkshow on LBC

Farage is to host an hour-long programme four weekday evenings a week on LBC beginning from next Monday, the radio station has announced. The Nigel Farage sho...


China to invest £292bn in renewable power by 2020

Beijing will create 13 million jobs by 2020, investing $360 billion in clean energy, while Trump vows to abandon the sector. The idea of the Energy Agency is ...


China warns United States over 'one-China' policy

China has warned the United States to uphold its "one-China" principle and not to side with Taiwan. She will transit through Houston and San Francisco, stops ...


Bluefin tuna nets 74 million yen at Tsukiji's New Year auction

Kiyomura Corp. owner Kiyoshi Kimura posed, beaming, after the predawn New Year auction with the gleaming, man-sized fish, which was caught off the coast of nort...


Didi Chuxing invests in Brazilian ride app 99

With fingers in almost every regional pie, Didi is quickly approaching its goal and becoming direct competition with Uber. Chinese company Didi ChuXing, kno...