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United Kingdom jobs market shakes off Brexit jitters as employment hits fresh high

The employment rate in Scotland now stands at 74.1 per cent, which remains behind the UK-wide record average of 74.5 per cent. Some 31.8 million people were in work - up by 174,000 from the previous quarter. However, wage growth in the United Kingd...

Philippine President seeks arms from China, ends joint patrols with U.S.

Navy, to avoid upsetting Beijing . "China said they are anxious about me. That's besides my point", he said , referring to a Permanent Court of Arbitration ruling that said that Beijing's claim to areas of the South China Sea had no basis.

United States woman arrested for having incest sex with her married son

A mother and her son are both facing incest charges in North Carolina for allegedly engaging in sexual relations. While it is unclear whether Kitchens is single, it appears her son is married with a toddler son of his own, and that his wife, Shanno...

Cauvery row: CM Siddaramaiah assures protection to Tamils in Karnataka

NEW DELHI (AP) — Police arrested almost 400 people for looting and vandalism in India's information technology hub of Bangalore after a curfew was imposed to quell violence set off by a court ruling over a disputed water source, a police officer sa...

Shivpal Yadav will resign from Uttar Pradesh government tomorrow

While Akhilesh stayed away, Mulayam Singh Yadav, Shivpal Yadav, along with Singhal, attended the party. Governor Ram Naik accepted the chief minister's recommendation to sack them, a Raj Bhawan communique said. Prajapati began as Minister of State ...

Supreme Court Denies Early Voting in Ohio

With no published dissents, the justices said they wouldn't block an appeals court decision that allowed the elimination of Golden Week under a Republican-backed law. The Supreme Court denied the Democrats' request to put that decision on hold while ...

New Hampshire Ranked Happiest State in New England

The same held true for Arizona's rankings under those three categories, as they were ranked 28th under "Emotional and Physical Well-Being", ranked 31st on the "Work Environment" list and the state was named 38th on the "Community and Environment" lis...

Six workers safely rescued from South African abandoned gold mine

This latest incident comes with Zimbabweans still having fresh memories of over twenty Zimbabweans who died in a similar incident in another SA mine in 2014. "So far we don't know how many people are trapped underground but we believe that we will be...

Donald Trump closes gap with Hillary Clinton in new Reuters/Ipsos poll

The intensifying political combat came as Clinton's lead in opinion polls has slipped in recent days. The current average of polls from website RealClearPolitics puts her at 45.6 percent support, compared with Trump's 42.8 percent. Some of Trump...

Turkey can resettle Syrian refugees

Three Turkish soldiers have been killed and one wounded during clashes with Islamic State fighters in northern Syria, according to Turkey's armed forces. "They are still present in the area", he said. The people who left came back. Even though both c...

Korea Launches Yet Another Missile, UN Reacts With Same Old Statement

South Korea in July announced the deployment of the advanced anti-missile system in the southern part of the country. Bolstering the sanctions will involve closing loopholes in existing measures, the Wall Street Journal quoted Obama as saying af...

Mild tremors shake Delhi-NCR

According to a tweet by Indian Meterological Department (IMD), the epicentre of the natural disaster was Jhajjar in Haryana. There were no immediate reports of any casualty or damage to property. Jhajjar is located some 120 km from the national cap...

New law allows female WWII pilot to be inurned at Arlington

But as NPR's Susan Stamberg has reported , they were regarded as civilians. The WASPs paid for their own room and board during training. The government neglected to provide financial benefits and gave no military honors to WASPs who flew during the ...

Putin's spokesman does not respond to Trump's accolade

Trump also brought up Putin's praising the GOP candidate earlier in the campaign, when he reportedly called Trump a "bright and talented person". Putin is "very much of a leader", Trump said in a televised interview, where he and Democratic...

Sissoko in contention for Spurs debut

The Dane has been in contract negotiations with Spurs since September previous year and signed a deal believed to be in the region of £75,000-a-week. Christian Eriksen is backing Tottenham to become a major force in English football after the pla...

Hanjin says has cash to begin unloading four US-bound ships

The ocean freight industry has never seen a container carrier of Hanjin Shipping's size go under before. The global shipping disruption comes just as companies are sending off merchandise to fill shelves and warehouses for the year-end holiday se...

Minnesota Democrats attempt to strip Trump from ballot

The Minnesota constitution states electoral college delegates and their alternates must be elected at the party's convention. State law says that electors and alternate electors must be nominated at an official state convention. He said the party h...

Russian Mideast push could hurt US influence, if talks occur

The report comes as Russian President Vladimir Putin seeks to organize a face-to-face meeting between Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Vasiliy Mitrokhin, a senior archivist in the KGB's foreign intelligence archive from 1972 to 19...

Helicopters rescuing at least 100 people trapped in French Alps cable cars

The cable cars were stuck at about 3800m, initially with 110 people on board, Haute-Savoie region prefect Georges-Francois Leclerc said. Forty-five lucky souls are spending the night in these tuna cans of doom, equipped with blankets, food and water....

Duterte skips summit meets because of migraine

But on Thursday, Philippine foreign secretary Perfecto Yasay told The Associated Press that the leaders had met. Obama has repeatedly warned against the perils of the Trump presidency, suggesting the Republican nominee would be woefully unprepare...

Delta: 5-hour computer outage cost us $150 million

In other Delta Air Lines news, CFO Paul A. Jacobson bought 25,000 shares of Delta Air Lines stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 25th. The share price is trading in a range of $66.98 - 67.57. Analyst's mean target price for CF Industries Holding...

Obama, Putin, agree to continue seeking deal on Syria

But U.S. was wary of enter a deal that would not be effective. While Vladimir Putin-led Russian government has backed Assad in the conflict, USA backs opposition forces that are up against Assad. "Clearly, he's a colorful guy", Obama said. Putin ...

Rescuers: 2 dead in Tel Aviv building collapse

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited the site Monday night to inspect the search operations. The cause of the collapse was not immediately known, and several hours after the structure came down in a plume of dust, police said about four people...

Obama, Duterte meet despite Filipino leader's crude language

I can't say how long they met. While this colonial legacy (and the bloody war that severed it) has done little to endear Americans to the Philippines, a close military relationship has developed over the years and the two nations have been close alli...

Mother Teresa: 'Saint of the gutters' canonized at Vatican

Born Agnes Gonxhe Bojaxhiu on August 26, 1910, Teresa came to India in 1929 as a sister of the Loreto order. Teresa's most famous critic, Christopher Hitchens, has accused her of taking donations from dictators - charges church authorities deny.

Newton on path toward Mexico's border with Arizona

And despite it now weakening to a tropical storm, USA authorities are preparing for flash flooding and landslides as it today heads to the US state of Arizona. Some 1,500 people took refuge in shelters in the resort town but many returned home, Vazqu...

Oil minister: Iran backs OPEC moves geared toward stability

It would "make oil production cost effective and beneficial for OPEC members", while keeping pressure on the group's rivals. On Monday, Saudi Arabia and non-Opec member Russian Federation signed a pact to co-operate to stabilise markets, saying the...

USA activist found shot dead in burning vehicle

Louis County. Officers responded to a call around 2 a.m Tuesday about a vehicle fire in Riverview , according to a statement from the police. DeAndre Joshua, 20, was also found dead in a torched auto in November 2014, the morning after a grand j...

Turkey says 2 of its soldiers killed in IS attack in Syria

It said Turkey's rebel allies had taken six more villages, located in Islamic State-held areas, adding to dozens of settlements now under the control of Turkish-backed forces. Last month Turkey launched an operation inside Syria, targeting both the I...

Around 100 injured in clashes in Indian Kashmir

Banks, government offices and post offices have been functioning for the last 59 days with skeletal staff. The demonstrators reportedly set the Shopian Deputy Comissioner's office on fire. In occupied Kashmir , Hurriyet leaders including Aasiya An...

North Korea launches three ballistic missiles

The new missile launches are sure to embolden the governments of both South Korea and Japan as they try to curry favor with China in helping to rein in the reckless and impulsive North Korea . North Korea had no comment through its state media ab...

Obama calls off meeting with Philippine leader amid 'whore' jibe

They are scheduled to meet during the Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit in Laos this week. The fact sheet the White House put out at the conclusion of the G20 touted the economic progress under the eight years of the Obama presidency.

Islam Karimov: Uzbekistan to bury its strongman leader with protocol

The veteran leader had run the central Asian nation since 1989 and almost half of its 32 million citizens were born after he came to power. At the foot of the aircraft steps stood Karimov's wife, Tatiana, and his younger daughter, Lola Karimova-Til...

Alex Noren wins European Masters in playoff with Scott Hend

Hend, who won in Thailand earlier this season, was phlegmatic about the dramatic finish, telling European Tour Radio: "I think Alex played the 18th hole the last two times way better than I played it obviously and holed an awesome putt to make a bi...

Suspects in Lebec Murder-Kidnap Captured in Colorado

Upon contacting Brittany then they became aware that Joshua Robertson was a couple of blocks away. Madisyn was unharmed and is now in the custody of local authorities. Lt. Joe Mendoza said investigators were not aware of any ongoing conflicts betwe...

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Pence warns NKorea 'era of strategic patience is over'

On Sunday, US and South Korean military officials reported that Pyongyang's latest missile test had failed earlier in the day, with the projectile exploding nearly immediately a...

Russian relations 'may be at an all-time low'

US President Donald Trump described the relationship between the two countries as at an "all-time low". Russian Federation says the chemicals that killed civilians last week b...

College Students Drop Pens, Pick Up Stones in Kashmir

More than 50 students had been injured as the security forces used teargas and shotgun pellets against the male and female students who were protesting against the police establish...

New law allows states to block Planned Parenthood funds

As The Post notes, abortions are barred under federal law, which is why Title X funding does not pay for abortions. The failed House bill, which Trump supported, would have block...

Milan's Cristián Zapata pounces late for dramatic derby draw with Inter

They demolished Cagliari 5-1 and unexpectedly smashed Atalanta 7-1, but in the last two rounds Nerazzurri recorded two consecutive losses - Sampdoria 1-2 and Crotone 1-2....

NEW INFORMATION: Gorsuch confirmed; Senate approves Trump nominee, 54-45

McConnell said Gorsuch, who also worked in the Justice Department under Republican former President George W. Bush and is the son of the first woman to head the Environmental Prote...

Oxford-Cambridge boat race to go on after WWII bomb removed

Cambridge has won the 72women's boat race, setting a new time record, while Oxford fought to maintain a narrow lead in the 163men's. By halfway down the 6.8km course between Putn...

Trump reverses himself on NATO, China, Russia and more

I would like to think that they didn't know, but certainly they could have. "But it's not what you would think". Economist Dean Baker of the left-leaning Center for Economic and ...

Arkansas' multiple execution plan appearing to unravel

Governor Asa Hutchinson set the execution dates in February after Ms Rutledge determined that the eight men had exhausted their legal challenges. Arkansas' already compromised pl...

Syria's Assad: Idlib chemical attack 'fabrication'

How can you verify a video? President Assad's flat denial that his country has used chemical weapons and that last week's incident was a fabrication concocted by al-Qaeda and Was...

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Counter-Islamic State Forces Make Gains In Raqqa, Mosul

Counter-Islamic State Forces Make Gains In Raqqa, Mosul

Gen. Abdul-Amir Yarallah, from the Joint Operations Command (JOC), said in a statement. IS still controls the large towns of Hawijah and Tal Afar as well as remote areas along th...

Chief Keef arrested in Miami, and his mugshot is the best ever

Chief Keef arrested in Miami, and his mugshot is the best ever

Upon seeing the cops, the suspect reportedly attempted to run back into Chief Keef's green McLaren, which the rapper has been flaunting on social media recently. Chief Keef repo...

CA affirms guilty verdict vs Pemberton

CA affirms guilty verdict vs Pemberton

The Court of Appeals has affirmed a regional trial court's ruling finding US Marine Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton guilty of homicide over the killing of transgender woman J...

Tragedy on Canadian Mountain: 'I Think Your Friends Have Fallen'

Tragedy on Canadian Mountain: 'I Think Your Friends Have Fallen'

Sascha Banks. "Our thoughts are with the families and friends of the hikers and the search and rescue teams in Lions Bay who are still working tirelessly to find the fifth individu...

The Crown season 3: Claire Foy talks departure after season 2

The Crown season 3: Claire Foy talks departure after season 2

The nominations were announced by actors Andrew Buchan and Michaela Coel at Bafta's headquarters on Tuesday morning. "I am thrilled to be hosting the Virgin TV British Academy Te...