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8-year-old shot to death after crash in Houston

The other driver fled in a dark, four-door sedan. DeMaree Atkins was sitting in the backseat of her mother Toyia Thomas' Honda Accord as it headed east on Sam Houston Parkway when a white Pontiac slammed into the vehicle. About that time, a woman...

Sponsored Syria peace talks resume in Geneva

In Geneva , de Mistura - hosting the first UN-sponsored talks since April - acknowledged the frailty of the ceasefire, which was agreed in late December. Meanwhile, Syria's ambassador to the United Nations has underscored Damascus' resolve to "retal...

BSSC: Commission chief, four relatives arrested in paper leak case

Sources said SIT was no satisfied by his reply. "More than 13,000 posts of clerks and other low level jobs in the government have to be filled through the BSSC test". The SIT team has also arrested owner of the printing press from Ahmedabad where q...

NZ rugby great Williams arrested in Paris

According to reports Williams tried to discard three packets of white powder which were discovered by investigators. The pair spent the night in a cell after being apprehended by officers from the French Anti-Crime Brigade. Carter also plays for Ra...

Islamic State extremists killed in Syria

Islamic State fighters withdrew from al-Bab to neighboring towns on Thursday following "violent battles", rebel sources told Syria Direct. According to Ankara, its military now controls a swath of territory 1,925 square kilometers in size, and nu...

DeVos opposed undoing transgender protections

I am writing in rebuttal to the letter, "DeVos is unqualified to be education chief", from a retired middle school teacher and current teacher at the University at Buffalo. After all, more than half of America's students now qualify for free and redu...

Dylann Roof stopped at 2nd AME church after shooting

Dylann Roof, the white supremacist terrorist who killed nine churchgoers in a racially motivated hate crime in Charleston in 2015, had lists of other black churches in his auto the day of the murders and had targeted them for further killings, accord...

Trump team to change transgender policy

The Trump administration would be rescinding the guidance weeks after the White House issued a statement declaring Trump is "respectful and supportive of LGBTQ rights" and would preserve a separate order from President Obama barring anti-LGBT wor...

Police Release Audio And Picture Of Suspect In Homicide Investigation

The rest of the video will not be released at this time because of the ongoing investigation, Bursten said. "This young lady is a hero, there's no doubt", Indiana State Police Sgt. Bursten said investigators are still trying to determine whether ...

British MP Says UK Is "Pimping Out The Queen" For Donald Trump

Hosted by the Queen , state visits in England are typically multi-day affairs with pomp and ceremony: They include a horse-drawn carriage ride to Buckingham Palace accompanied by senior-most regiments of the British Army, gun salutes and a formal b...

UP Polls: BJP president Amit Shah road show in Allahabad

Targeting the ruling SP, Shah said the Akhilesh Yadav government had made UP the "No.1" state in cases of murder, rape, dacoity, kidnapping and extortion. The BJP's repulsive thinking is brought out. He said UP is a state which has always been free...

Iran Supreme Leader calls on Palestinians to pursue intifada against Israel

The Palestinian issue "is not a problem of a people or a nation but a sign of injustice and oppression and disregard to the worldwide law", he said , adding that it is also "a symbol of continued endeavors of a nation to restore their rights".

Blair defends Guantanamo release for 'Isis bomber'

Still image shows British militant Abu-Zakariya al-Britani smiling and seated inside a auto with wires hanging off him at an unknown location, in this undated video taken from social media. His wife told reporters that she and their five children wen...

China bans North Korean coal imports

The Ministry of Commerce said in a short statement that the ban would be effective until December 31. China has repeatedly expressed opposition to South Korea's planned deployment later this year of the U.S. The latest Gallup World Affairs survey...

US Must Hire 5000 Border Patrol Agents - Homeland Security Secretary

DHS guidance is the implementation plan for executive orders on border security and immigration enforcement that Trump signed on 25 January, days after taking office. "A wall along the southern border is necessary to deter and prevent the illegal...

Islamic State fires more rockets Into southern Israel from Egypt

The strike came a day after ISIS claimed through affiliated media that Israel killed four members of its Sinai branch on Saturday. B'chasdei Shamayim, no injuries were reported in Monday's incident. The Islamic State (ISIS) affiliate in the Sinai i...

Iraqi forces reach southern outskirts of Mosul

Even Iraq's special forces - some of the most competent fighters in Iraq's military - have so far largely fought the Mosul battle from inside their vehicles, rather than moving house-to-house on foot, in an effort to limit military casualties.

McCain Warns That Suppressing Free Press Is 'How Dictators Get Started'

We must have it. "I hate the press, I hate you especially" McCain joked meekly. Flynn was asked to resign after misleading top officials including Vice President Mike PenceMike (Michael) Richard PenceBannon, Priebus to take the stage together at ...

Gambians celebrate Barrow's inauguration, independence day

We also feel happy to come and celebrate this day as our Independence Day. This post was syndicated from pulse.ng - Nigeria's entertainment & lifestyle platform online. Senegal's President Macky Sall was among the honorary guests at the ceremony pr...

Next Round of Talks to Put End to Syrian War

But some of Syria's rebels say they won't begin negotiating a political settlement with the government until measures are taken to bolster a flagging cease-fire and address urgent humanitarian concerns. The U.N. envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, w...

Half-brother of dictator Kim Jong Un is assassinated

Jong Nam "felt like someone grabbed or held his face from behind", Malaysian police official Fadzil Ahmat told Reuters . South Korea's TV Chosun, a cable television network, said Kim was poisoned at Kuala Lumpur airport by two women believed to be...

Kashmir Valley tense after Kulgam killings, Andrabi arrested

Three militants escaped, the officials said. "This is how they have been treating people in Kashmir", another local said, wishing anonymity. On being spotted, the troops, who were accompanied by the house owners, came under heavy fire in which two ...

Al-Bab 'largely taken' from IS, says Turkish PM

As many as 13 children were among those killed in the Turkish shelling on al-Bab in the northern countryside of the northern province of Aleppo, near the Turkish borders, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. His comments echo those of Turkis...

Kazakhstan postpones Syria talks by a day

The talks are being brokered by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's allies Russian Federation and Iran and rebel backer Turkey, which are all key players in the conflict. De Mistura says the talks will be in line with UN Security Council Resolution 22...

Projections of pregnant Trump, Putin appear in Chelsea, Williamsburg

On Tuesday, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said Trump expected Russian Federation to de-escalate the situation in eastern Ukraine and return Crimea to Ukraine. The Washington Post's report, which cites current and former US officials, contra...

'Sudden death' of Kim Jong Un's half-brother investigated

The media reports said the brother, Kim Jong Nam , the eldest son of the late North Korean leader Kim Jong Il , was killed on Monday morning. The men deliberated on a response in a dining room at Trump's Mar-a-Lago club, in full view of other...

NORKS fires missile that India reckons it could shoot down in flight

North Korea fired the ballistic missile into the sea early on Sunday, the first test of U.S. President Donald Trump's vow to get tough on an isolated North Korean regime that tested nuclear devices and ballistic missiles previous year at an unprecede...

Samsung chief Lee Jae-yong to be questioned again over corruption charges

After spending a whopping 22 hours being questioned by authorities over an alleged bribery scandal that led to the request for an arrest warrant of Lee, the billionaire is yet again being grilled by investigators over his potential role in the seedy ...

Germany to elect new president, Steinmeier as frontrunner

As Germany's foreign minister, Steinmeier presided over the entire period of the aggravation of the European Union relations with Moscow in the wake of the 2014 Ukrainian crisis. Reports on Saturday said Steinmeier, who past year called Trump one of ...

White House Senior Adviser: 'The Judiciary is Not Supreme'

The president is considering a new executive order on immigration as early as Monday, in response to the courts halting his earlier move. "It's very real . "The 9th Circuit has a long history of being overturned and the 9th Circuit has a long hist...

Hamburg Airport Temporarily Shut Down After 'Substance' Found In Security Check Area

Firefighters and ambulances were rushed to the scene after the incident, which occurred in an area where passenger luggage is scanned by security staff. "Nothing else has been found", said Rene Schönhardt, spokesman for the Hamburg police. 68 peopl...

Mariya Savinova: Russian London 2012 gold medalist stripped of title

In November 2015, Savinova was one of five Russian athletes the World Anti-Doping Agency recommended should receive a lifetime ban. Both athletes could now have their medals upgraded. Wada has since said the Moscow laboratory played a central role ...

Phoenix immigrant deported to Mexico amid protests

Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos was arrested in 2009 for impersonation as part of a Maricopa County Sheriff's Office raid. Eventually, police officers arrived and arrested seven people blocking the vehicle, including Saldaña. The order states that undo...

Nordstrom Defends Move To Drop Ivanka Trump Clothing Line

Mashable has reached out to reps for both Nordstrom and Ivanka Trump for comment on this and the latest comment from President Trump . She is a great person - always pushing me to do the right thing! Trump has singled out companies before ( he ...

Justin Trudeau to meet with Donald Trump on Monday in Washington

The Canadian prime minister will be the third foreign leader to visit the White House since Trump took office on January 20, after Britain's Theresa May and Japan's Shinzo Abe. As well, Canada is concerned about a possible border tax being applie...

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Islamic State fires more rockets Into southern Israel from Egypt

The strike came a day after ISIS claimed through affiliated media that Israel killed four members of its Sinai branch on Saturday. B'chasdei Shamayim, no injuries were reported i...

Iraqi forces reach southern outskirts of Mosul

Even Iraq's special forces - some of the most competent fighters in Iraq's military - have so far largely fought the Mosul battle from inside their vehicles, rather than moving hou...

McCain Warns That Suppressing Free Press Is 'How Dictators Get Started'

We must have it. "I hate the press, I hate you especially" McCain joked meekly. Flynn was asked to resign after misleading top officials including Vice President Mike PenceMike...

Gambians celebrate Barrow's inauguration, independence day

We also feel happy to come and celebrate this day as our Independence Day. This post was syndicated from pulse.ng - Nigeria's entertainment & lifestyle platform online. Senegal's...

Next Round of Talks to Put End to Syrian War

But some of Syria's rebels say they won't begin negotiating a political settlement with the government until measures are taken to bolster a flagging cease-fire and address urgent ...

Half-brother of dictator Kim Jong Un is assassinated

Jong Nam "felt like someone grabbed or held his face from behind", Malaysian police official Fadzil Ahmat told Reuters . South Korea's TV Chosun, a cable television network, sai...

Kashmir Valley tense after Kulgam killings, Andrabi arrested

Three militants escaped, the officials said. "This is how they have been treating people in Kashmir", another local said, wishing anonymity. On being spotted, the troops, who wer...

Al-Bab 'largely taken' from IS, says Turkish PM

As many as 13 children were among those killed in the Turkish shelling on al-Bab in the northern countryside of the northern province of Aleppo, near the Turkish borders, said the ...

Kazakhstan postpones Syria talks by a day

The talks are being brokered by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's allies Russian Federation and Iran and rebel backer Turkey, which are all key players in the conflict. De Mistur...

Projections of pregnant Trump, Putin appear in Chelsea, Williamsburg

On Tuesday, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said Trump expected Russian Federation to de-escalate the situation in eastern Ukraine and return Crimea to Ukraine. The Washin...

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'Sudden death' of Kim Jong Un's half-brother investigated

'Sudden death' of Kim Jong Un's half-brother investigated

The media reports said the brother, Kim Jong Nam , the eldest son of the late North Korean leader Kim Jong Il , was killed on Monday morning. The men deliberated on a respo...

NORKS fires missile that India reckons it could shoot down in flight

NORKS fires missile that India reckons it could shoot down in flight

North Korea fired the ballistic missile into the sea early on Sunday, the first test of U.S. President Donald Trump's vow to get tough on an isolated North Korean regime that teste...

Samsung chief Lee Jae-yong to be questioned again over corruption charges

After spending a whopping 22 hours being questioned by authorities over an alleged bribery scandal that led to the request for an arrest warrant of Lee, the billionaire is yet agai...

Germany to elect new president, Steinmeier as frontrunner

As Germany's foreign minister, Steinmeier presided over the entire period of the aggravation of the European Union relations with Moscow in the wake of the 2014 Ukrainian crisis. ...

White House Senior Adviser: 'The Judiciary is Not Supreme'

White House Senior Adviser: 'The Judiciary is Not Supreme'

The president is considering a new executive order on immigration as early as Monday, in response to the courts halting his earlier move. "It's very real . "The 9th Circuit has ...