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Mourinho backs expanded 48-team World Cup finals

ESPN FC spoke with some of them about which way the vote might go, including three from the FIFA Council itself. Either way, it seems like a 48-team World Cup...


Four Israeli Soldiers Killed in Truck Ramming

Visiting the attack site, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said there was strong evidence the attacker was a supporter of the Islamic State group and suggest...


Here's How Kate Middleton Is Celebrating Her 35th Birthday

Although well-wishers only caught a glimpse of Kate, who was walking beside Prince William upon entering the church, the Duchess looked effortlessly demure as a...


Zuma's former wife to fight Mandela's friend for the ANC crown

Mikail BakerPresident Jacob Zuma delivering his 8th January statement to ANC members at Orlando Stadium as the party marks its 105th anniversary. Zuma faces the...


Days After Abduction, President Buhari Promises Chibok Girls Will Be Rescued

The protesters have however blocked from entering the Presidential Villa in Abuja. 'They are citizens. If president Buhari's daughter was taken, would he just...


Jammu and Kashmir: Three people killed in militant attack in Akhnoor area

Times Now reported that gunshots were heard and the area was cordoned off by the Indian forces. The deceased were identified as workers engaged with the GREF. I...


Pope Francis encourages mothers to breastfeed in Sistine Chapel

Baptism is the sacrament at which infants or converts are initiated into the Christian faith. The Pope suggested the children might be hungry and said mothers...


McDonald's sells China operations for US$2.08 bln

The fast food giant now operates and franchises over 2,400 restaurants in mainland China and over 240 restaurants in Hong Kong. Approximately two-thirds of the ...


German Greens float sex prescriptions for disabled

Germany legalised prostitution in 2002, and brothels now operate across the country. "Night ladies" have recently begun to offer "sexual assistance" to people w...


Bill, Hillary Clinton cheered at Broadway performance of 'The Color Purple'

Several also thanked her - "God bless you ", she replied. She received three standing ovations from the sold-out crowd upon her arrival and when she was ackno...


Ronaldo Beats Messi To FIFA Best Player Award

Jose Mourinho declared that Messi is definitely the best player in the world, even though Ronaldo is the one that won. FIFA , which organised the award joi...


Japan recalls its Ambassador to S.Korea over comfort woman statue

But South Korean authorities stopped short of getting rid of the statue erected by a citizens' group in Busan on December 30, prompting Abe to renew his call on...


Third suspect in murder of Stoney Nakoda man arrested

Bearspaw was found deceased on the Stoney Nakoda First Nation". After the discovery of Bearspaw's body, Hamori said they released Canada-wide arrest warrants ...


Iran capitalizes on OPEC oil cut to sell millions of barrels

US crude futures were trading at $52.66 barrel, down $1.33 at 10:51 a.m. ET (1551 GMT). US crude futures were trading at $52.99 per barrel, down $1, or 1.9 per ...


Snake on a plane grounds Emirates flight

Engineering and cleaning teams then immediately cleared the aircraft so that it was fine for service again. The species of snake is not known. Muscat: A d...


China's Foreign Exchange Reserves Decline In December

Last week, yuan overnight interbank rates in Hong Kong soared, pushing the offshore yuan to its strongest levels since January 2016 and creating a knock-on effe...


Says Navy ship fired warning shots at Iranian vessels

In a late August incident, the USS Squall, another patrol ship, also fired three.50-caliber warning shots toward Iranian Revolutionary Guard ships as they haras...


Seven Egyptian policemen killed in Sinai bomb attack

Eight policemen, one citizen and five armed persons were killed in two separate attacks against security checkpoints in northern Sinai, the Ministry of the Inte...


Parts of missing plane fuselage, seats may have been found

Investigators are carefully inspecting recovered debris. Divers searching Lake Erie's icy waters for a plane that vanished with six people on board more than ...


Sinn Féin's Martin McGuinness quits as Deputy First Minister

In this image taken from video, Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness announces his resignation, January 9, 2017 , with the declared intention of triggerin...


North Korea will be stopped

North Korea on Sunday (8 January) announced that it could test-launch an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) from "anywhere" and at "anytime" chosen by it...


How did airport shooter have gun? TSA rules for weapons

After he claimed the bag, he allegedly loaded the gun in a bathroom and began shooting. According to the Transportation Security Administration ( TSA ), you...


Trump's denials about Russia certainly vexing

He said a report released by USA intelligence agencies detailing the allegations was groundless. "I don't think the Russians posed as big a problem to the C...


Netanyahu tape probed in graft investigation

Steps to cut Israel Hayom's market-leading circulation could have financial benefits for Mozes, whose newspaper's advertising revenues have been hit by its free...


Republicans act to curb USA regulation; Democrats poised for fight

Generally, they can not get the two-thirds majority necessary to overcome a presidential veto, but under GOP President-elect Donald Trump, they'll have a limite...


Salvation Army raised $180000 for Red Kettle Campaign

In 2014, the campaign fell $20,000 short. "We are excited for the year ahead and look forward to enhancing our current programs." said Capt. Stephanie Watkins...


ROLLING COVERAGE: Sussan Ley press conference in Albury

The scandal surrounding Minister Sussan Ley's expense claims could trigger the first reshuffle of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's Cabinet since his government...


Largest deployment of US troops since Cold War arrives in Germany

A shipment of United States tanks, howitzers and other military equipment has arrived in Germany as part of a mission to allay concerns about Russian aggression...


UN Security Council supports Syria ceasefire negotiated by Russian Federation and Turkey

Two other nationwide truces, in February and September, were brokered by Russian Federation and the USA but Washington now appears to have been sidelined from t...


Lucknow: Car rams into night shelter in Dalibagh, 4 killed, 8 injured

The two accused were held by the labourers living at the shelter. All the victims, aged between 30 and 37 years, were daily wage earners from eastern Uttar Prad...


Aide: Trump Accepts US Intelligence On Russia Cyberattacks

Priebus deflected ever so slightly, saying that Trump accepted the findings that "entities in Russia" were behind the hacks. "When the Chinese hacked the [Off...


Iraqi Military: Headquarters of Chechen Daesh Terrorists Seized in Mosul

Iraqi rapid response forces take cover from snipers during battle with Islamic State militants in the Mithaq district of eastern Mosul , Iraq, January 4, 2017....


Winter storm: South braces for snow, sleet and freezing rain

In Atlanta, where memories of a catastrophic snow and ice storm in 2014 are still fresh, city leaders organized early departures from schools, companies and oth...


State Department condemns Jerusalem truck attack

The attack took place on the popular Armon Hanatziv promenade overlooking the walled Old City of Jerusalem . Palestinian security officials said the driver...


Iran's former president Rafsanjani dies

It was the 12-member council, a dominant force in Iran that interprets the constitution, that had disqualified Mr Rafsanjani after he entered the race for the 2...