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Ex-British spy behind Trump dossier has been identified

After the Wall Street Journal revealed Steele as the author of the document, which included allegations that Trump used prostitutes at the Ritz-Carlton hotel ...


Gambia's Outgoing President Warns Foreign Leaders Not to Interfere in Election

The Gambia's Supreme Court is unable to hear the petition seeking to annul last month's election until May, chief justice Emmanuel Fagbenle says. One of the...


Polarized societies and extreme weather top list of global risks

The report , published on the eve of the WEF's annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, said that "trends such as rising income inequality and societal polarisa...


These Oreo Cadbury Crème Eggs just won Easter

With Christmas being totally past year the first major calendar event of 2017 to look forward to is Easter, and what better way to prepare than going on an egg ...


Alan Langdon and daughter located in Australia

New Zealand Police were waiting to hear more details about Langdon and Que's weeks-long journey. Mr Langdon and Que left Kawhia on the North Island's west coa...


Homeowner grant threshold won't make a difference in the North: critic

For the remaining properties, the homeowner grant decreases by $5 for every $1,000 of assessed value above the $1.6-million threshold. "In fact, for people wh...


Negotiation for Pacquiao-Horn fight underway

The venue, however, has yet to be decided as other promoters from the United Arab Emirates, notably from Dubai and Abu Dhabi, have expressed interest to stage P...


On Russian Hacking, Donald Trump Keeps Changing the Subject

After being briefed on the report, Trump took to Twitter to blame the cyberattack on the Democratic National Committee's "gross negligence". The President-ele...


NI's Deputy First Minister Resigns

Secretary of State for Northern Ireland James Brokenshire told the House of Commons the situation in the devolved United Kingdom region was "grave" and said ...


Tigerair Australia cancels flights to Bali citing new Indonesian requirements

The airline, which operates flights to Denpasar from Melbourne, Perth and Adelaide, breached the rules by selling one-way tickets, which is not allowed for char...


Bank of England: Brexit Risks to UK Stability Now Lower

Bank of England governor Mark Carney said Wednesday that Brexit was no longer the biggest risk to Britain's financial stability, after a relatively smooth first...


Samsung head named a suspect in Korean political scandal

They are now reviewing whether to charge South Korean president Park with bribery; should they do so, Choi and Samsung executives Choi Gee-sung, the company's...


BA workers strike over "poverty wages"

A Unite survey also revealed two-thirds of respondents admitted to going to work unfit to fly because they could not afford to be off sick, while a massive 84...


Coldplay deny they are planning two Israeli-Palestinian peace concerts

The Times of Israel had cited a report by Israel's Channel 2 in an article that said the band was to perform on November 3 and 4 at an outdoor location nort...


Abe packs $8.66bn aid package for Philippines visit

We will make criminals responsible for their actions and we will work very, very hard to finally break the apparatus of the illegal drugs trade", Duterte added....


Tillerson: Beijing's Illegal Actions in South China Sea Disregard Int'l Norms

Beijing's military actions and building in the disputed areas of the South China Sea are illegal and disregard worldwide norms, Secretary of State nominee Rex T...


Punjab's CM will be from Punjab: Kejriwal

Delhi BJP President Manoj Tiwari today demanded dismissal of Health Minister Satyendar Jain for his alleged involvement in hawala transactions & dubious land de...


Maryland golf club may reject Obama membership over United Nations settlements vote

Some club members reportedly seek to deny him admission, after he did not block a recent vote by the United Nations to end Israeli settlements in Palestine. Alt...


UN Cyprus envoy says talks are on track, still work to do

A 1974 Turkish invasion triggered by a coup aimed at uniting the island with Greece divided the island into a Turkish speaking north and a Greek speaking south....


Manmohan, Chidambaram hit out at PM Modi over demonetisation

He even affirmed that the reasons that were given by the government to undertake the demonetisation driver still exist.The Prime Minister had said that the gove...


EC notice to Sakshi Maharaj for his controversial speech

Earlier this month, the Supreme Court held that an appeal for votes during elections on the basis of religion, caste, race, community or language, even that of ...


Dairy Queen Has Permanently Closed The Restaurant Of A Racist Franchisee

After receiving the order, she realized that it was the wrong one and asked owner James Crichton to fix it. "I asked for the manager for either a refund or ...


Sainsbury's reports "record Christmas week" and "strong growth at Argos"

Combined sales across the group, including its supermarkets and Argos stores, were 1% higher, excluding fuel. Argos total sales increased by 4.1% and by 4% on a...


Mum's heartbreak over death of daughter, 7, in York

The child was taken to hospital but later died. The suspect, whose name was not released due to her age, was hauled into York Magistrates Court in North Yorks...


Modi, RSS have undermined country's institutions: Rahul Gandhi

In a tongue-in-cheek speech delivered before thousands of party workers and officials at the Talkatora stadium, Rahul asserted that the Congress will defeat BJP...


No Probe Into Sahara Diaries Case Against PM Narendra Modi, Others

The documents mentioned names of politicians from different political parties who were allegedly paid bribes, along with the amount of kickbacks received. The d...


New Icelandic Government Assumes Office After Prolonged Negotiations

The Independence Party will have 21 seats, making it the largest party in the coalition. The move comes after three parties (Reform, Bright Future and Indepen...


Volkswagen settlement talks include $4.3 billion more

Volkswagen agreed to enter a guilty plea to three criminal felony counts. The U.S. Justice Department declined to comment on Volkswagen's statement. Its curre...


Kushner is presidential advisor

Kushner is married to the President-Elect's daughter, Ivanka. Ivanka's husband helped to lead Trump's campaign and has played a central role in overseei...


Movie World closes rollercoaster after people left dangling

Rescue workers are seen next to people stuck in the Arkham Asylum roller coaster ride at the Warner Bros. "So our technical response crews are assessing how t...


Indian minister threatens Amazon for selling doormats with Indian flag

Also, the company has been notified to withdraw all such products. Swaraj asked the Canada Amazon to tender an unconditional apology over the issue and withdr...


N. Korea has plutonium for 10 nuclear bombs: S. Korea

However, the White Paper said that Pyongyang is yet to complete the development of its intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). "If it's not threatening, we w...


Venezuela Hikes Minimum Wage Again Which is Good News For Bitcoin

Under the constitution, the legislature can force elections within 30 days by declaring the president has " abandoned his post ". Maduro said that the new m...


Over 200 Flights Cancelled After Heavy Storm In Istanbul

Flag carrier Turkish Airlines (THY) cancelled some 500 flights from both the main Ataturk and Sabiha Gokcen airports, with the snow also bringing poor visibilit...


President Buhari mourns Kure, ex-Niger governor

This is contained in a statement issued on Monday in Abuja by Mr Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President. "President Buhari ...