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Light plane crash in Australia leaves one dead

Pilot Les Woodall suffered extensive injuries. Jesse's father has told of how he cut his son free from the wreckage. "It is hard to describe how I felt at t...


Stevie Wonder serenades Michelle Obama on TV

After they finished speaking, Obama surprised them by coming out from behind a curtain . Host Jimmy Fallon used the opportunity to thank Obama herself, for, ...


Hamas sets "honey traps" to hack Israeli soldiers' phones - army

Palestinian terror group Hamas used to pictures of young women to lure dozens of Israeli soldiers into online chats that compromised their personal security, ...


Defense nominee James Mattis backs Iran deal, intelligence community

When asked by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) about his support for LGBT service members now serving our nation, General Mattis said, "Senator, my belief is t...


Joint Base picked to host a new fleet of tanker planes

USA senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker, both Democrats, and Reps. The Air Force Reserve's 349th Air Mobility Wing at Travis AFB and the 514th AMW at JB McG...


Police investigate threatening note found at Jewish Community Center

A swastika graffiti and the word "bomb" were discovered on the bathroom wall of a Staten Island Jewish Community Center, the Anti-Defamation League said Wednesd...


Questions for Jeff Sessions on White-Collar Enforcement, Regulations

Trump promised to respect states' rights on the issue during the campaign, but it is unclear if he will maintain that position once he is sworn into office. "Th...


Don't panic, but vampire bats have started to feed off humans

But now scientists at the Federal University of Pernambuco in Recife, Brazil, had found that a colony of hairy vampire bats have been secretly munching on human...


Obama Sues China At The WTO, For Old Times' Sake

Our record of tough enforcement with China speaks for itself: "When China cheats, we've been right there, securing recourse for our workers, farmers, ranchers a...


Pay up or go to jail: SC tells 'demonetised' Subrata Roy

SEBI had told the court that Sahara Group was liable to pay Rs 37,000 crore with interest to SEBI, of which the principal amount payable was Rs 24,000 crore. Th...


Philippine President Duterte Uses Contraceptive Pill to Fight Poverty

The order directs government agencies to partner with civil services and mobilize at the village level to locate eligible couples. The order says more than 6 ...


Police 'question Benjamin Netanyahu's wife' in bribery probe

During a meeting in Jerusalem with visiting Norwegian Foreign Minuister Børge Brende, Netanyahu insisted that the Paris meeting was an "anti-Israel" summit orch...


Iraqi forces recapture more areas from IS militants in Mosul

Brett Sylvia said here today. Since October, a coalition of Iraqi-led forces including the Iraqi army, counter-terrorism forces, federal police, Kurdish Pes...


'I Want To Get The Wall Started'

But he said Mexico would eventually take up the cost. Throughout the campaign, Trump warned that he would have Mexico fund the wall by blocking remittan...


David Guetta's Indian concert cancelled due to safety concerns

Grammy award winning French DJ and producer, David Guetta, who is on a concert tour of India this month, will not perform in Bengaluru tonight (Thursday, 12 J...


Billie Lourd shares photo, posts tribute to her late mother Carrie Fisher

She captioned the picture with a quote from the Star Wars actress and said it will take some time to find the "funny" in her life again. As for Debbie Reyno...


Afghan bomb killed five Emirates humanitarian workers - UAE

But on Wednesday, they issued a short statement blaming an "internal local rivalry" for the Kandahar attack. It said about 64 people were injured by the bombi...


Pope Francis: Beware of criminals selling fake tickets

Pope Francis lamented the evils of idolatry and the terrible things that it has driven people to do during his weekly address Wednesday at the Vatican. When he ...


Incredible moment twins separated at birth are reunited on live TV

Years after adopting the kids, who had heart conditions, it was Audrey's adopted mother, Jennifer Doering , who came to know that her little girl is a twin. ...


Nigeria backs 'One China', cuts ties with Taiwan

The claim comes against the backdrop of Nigeria's official endorsement of the "One China" policy which shuts out the country's recognition of Taiwan as a sovere...


GoAir firms up order to buy 72 Airbus A320neo aircraft

The deal also includes options for another 10 A320neo family aircraft. The Mumbai-based Wadia Group firm said the agreement to firm up the order was sealed on...


Burglar Hits Soulja Boy's Hollywood Home, Steals Thousands in Cash & Jewelry

Soulja Boy's house was filled with surveillance cameras and one of them captured the suspect's image. Soulja Boy's house has been burgled amidst his ongoing...


Two Trinamool activists killed in gun attack at party office

The party workers were inside the office of ward 18 councillor A Puja at Nayakhuli locality when the miscreants fired indiscriminately. She had then later s...


Donald Trump picks anti-vaxxer to lead commission on vaccine safety

He has previously tweeted: "Healthy young child goes to doctor, gets pumped with massive shot of many vaccines, doesn't feel good and changes - AUTISM". Resea...


China says its aircraft carrier leaves Taiwan Strait

The defence ministry would not confirm those reports. Chang Hsiao-yueh, Taiwan's minister of the Mainland Affairs Council said on Wednesday that 2017 would ...


Heathrow Airport cancels flights amid snow forecasts in UK

Prof Paul Cosford, Director for Health Protection & Medical Director at Public Health England, said: "The Met Office is forecasting a spell of colder weather, w...


US Ending Policy Allowing Cubans to Stay Without Visas

The source said that the US and Cuba had been negotiating the policy change for several months now. President Barack Obama has ended the longstanding policy...


Philippines to receive S$12.5b Japanese aid boost

The Prime Minister is also set to meet with the country's business sector. Abe will be the first head of state to visit the country under the term of Presiden...


Turkey's parliament votes to press on with constitutional reform debate

Lawmakers began the week debating the first reading of the 18-article bill to change the constitution to create an executive presidency. The draft is expected t...


Iran receives first western passenger plane in four decades

Decades of sanctions on Iran following a souring of relations between the Islamic Republic and the United States and western nations after the 1979 Iranian revo...


Despite SC's ban, Naam Tamilar party workers conduct Jallikattu

On July 26, previous year the court had said that just because the bull-taming sport of Jallikattu was a centuries-old tradition, it could not be justified. A s...


Two charged on suspicion of providing fake documents to Paris attack planner

According to prosecutors, Farid K and Meryem E.B are "suspected to have provided Khalid El Bakraoui with the false documents afterwards used in preparation ...


Following NATO exercise, U.S. forces start deploying in Poland for 1st time

Just days after we reported that the U.S. had begun deploying some 2,800 tanks , trucks and other military equipment to Germany, from where they would be trans...


Turkey, Russia to 'coordinate' air operations in Syria

The announcement came after Turkey and Russian Federation negotiated a cease-fire between forces loyal to Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad and opposition groups. T...


Prince William comforts girl by talking about Princess Diana

Earl Spencer, 52, Diana's brother, is also said to be hosting an exhibition at the family's home and a fundraising event later in the year. 'Do you speak abou...