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Duterte's remarks in Japan accord with his words in Beijing: Chinese FM

Duterte voiced outrage at comments made the previous day by the top USA envoy to Asia that his fiery rhetoric and crime war, which has claimed about 3,700 lives in four months, were bad for business. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, speaking in ...

Chinese sailor Guo Chuan not on board

The 50-year-old Chinese sailor, aiming to set a new solo non-stop trans-Pacific world record, piloted the "Qingdao China ", west across the start line under San Francisco's iconic Golden Gate Bridge. "A search plane was sent, which had located the b...

12 dead in strike on Kenya hotel

Initial reports indicate an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) and hand-propelled grenades were used in the attack. Sign up to our daily newsletter for up to date global news and features. Eyewitnesses say there were approximately eight to 10 attack...

Elizabeth Warren: 'Nasty Women' Will Take Down Trump

Riffing on Trump's reference to Clinton as "a nasty woman" during their third presidential debate, Warren suggested to him that women would be the ones to dash his White House hopes. And nasty women vote. "Trump even attacked Kelly Ayotte and calle...

Pakistan beaten by India 2-3 in ACT hockey

It defeated Japan 10-2 in its first match and was held to a 1-1 draw by South Korea on Saturday . However, Rupinder Pal Singh converted a penalty corner to draw level in the third quarter and soon Ramandeep struck the victor. "We have just had one...

Indians could have starter Salazar back for World Series

Cleveland Indians relief pitcher Andrew Miller celebrates after Toronto Blue Jays' Josh Donaldson hit into an inning-ending double play during sixth inning during Game 5 of baseball's American League Championship Series in Toronto, Wednesday, Oct...

Was the last debate Trump's chance to debut his rumored online channel?

There were plenty of catchphrases, too: The words "Rudy Giuliani, America's Mayor" were used so often that I am convinced a Trump TV program with that title is already in the works. And you could see them trying to divert some of that. And that inclu...

The Labour Party Has Bought Itself A One-Way Ticket To Oblivion

After the summer saga that's been dubbed the "chicken coup", in which a group of Labour Party politicians tried to depose their leader, Jeremy Corbyn has emerged triumphant from another election, and this time with a larger majority. Loud protests we...

Odell Beckham Jr. returns to practice on a limited basis

At the end of the 2015 season, Beckham had the record for most receiving yards through a player's first two seasons with 2,744 yards, while missing five games (four due to injury, one because of a suspension). Fisher reworked the team's practice sc...

USS Mason fired on again

Last Monday, the USS Mason was passing through the Bab al-Mandeb Strait connecting the Red Sea to the Gulf of Aden. The rockets fired at the USS Mason on Sunday and again Wednesday were believed to be the first time since 1987 that a United Sta...

May accused of cover-up over abuse inquiry chief

She said the inquiry was already extensive and had gathered "numerous accounts of abuse". But Tim Loughton, acting chairman of the committee, said it was "inconceivable" the Home Office did not know of problems with Dame Lowell earlier. It has been...

Pranksters dressed as 'creepy clowns' scare people across Britain

POLICE are warning people to exercise cautious if they are approached by any clowns in The Hills district. Three cases have so far been deemed criminal offences. A 19-year-old student dressed as a clown and brandishing a chainsaw caused panic after r...

More than 1 million in Obamacare to lose plans as insurers quit

Despite the skyrocketing premium increase approval, the system still essentially banks on more people using the healthy system than not. Marketplace enrollment grew by about 1 million during open enrollment for 2016. Churning is often a result ...

Russian Federation and Syria halt Aleppo airstrikes in 'humanitarian pause'

Spokesman Jens Laerke of United Nations humanitarian coordinator OCHA said in Geneva the agency needs assurances from all sides that fighting will stop before it can provide humanitarian assistance to the city. Repeated efforts to separate moderate...

Cheer up, Americans, say Canadians _ you're great

A video uploaded on Oct.12 already has more than half a million views and counting. "Don't worry neighbors, if the election goes haywire, you can all come and live up here with us, plenty of room!" wrote one Canadian on Twitter . "Hey, guys! W...

Pentagon: More than 100 U.S. troops with Iraqi forces retaking Mosul

The Iraqi army and Kurdish Peshmerga forces launched a much-awaited operation late Sunday to retake Mosul - the last Daesh stronghold in northern Iraq, which was overrun by the terrorist group in 2014. Brigadier General Haider Fadhil said his men h...

Trump might meet with Putin before inauguration if elected

Mr. Trump, who has declined to make his tax returns public, has denied that he has business interests in Russian Federation. In spite of Putin's denial that Russia has been involved in the Wikileaks email dumps, and in spite of Wikileaks founder Ju...

Kerry welcomes release of United States citizens held in Yemen

Initially, a US defense official said multiple missiles were fired at three ships patrolling worldwide waters at around 3:30 p.m. ET. Those U.S. strikes targeted three radar sites in Yemen territory controlled by Iran-backed Houthi rebels.

In Iran: Iranian-US businessman, father given 10-year sentences

Iran Hard-Liners Release Video Showing Detained Iranian-American Businessman - Iranian hard-line media have released a video showing detained Iranian-American businessman Siamak Namazi. Muhammad Ali, America's best-known covert to Islam, is still g...

Poll shows majority in Philippines satisfied with Duterte

He said Washington is focused on ensuring that assistance efforts truly benefit the people and are compliant with USA laws and regulations. The other side also takes our relationship for granted, and maybe we should reassess: Are we benefiting? Dut...

17 die in major fire at a private hospital in Odisha

SUM Hospital deputy superintendent Basant Pati said all patients from the ICU were shifted to other hospitals. About seven fire tenders were pressed into service to douse the fire. Several patients were taken out by breaking glass panes of the hosp...

Defense chief calls Iraqi offensive moment to defeat IS

Mosul's importance in the so-called caliphate makes the battle to reclaim the city unlike any other battle between the Iraqi forces, backed by the USA -led coalition on one side and the terror group on the other. Iraqi security forces also recently r...

Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante a bargain at £30m - Antonio Conte

Claudio Ranieri's men endured their fourth defeat of the season, and could end the day just one point above the drop zone. The Blues took the lead eight minutes in and never looked back, but the best moment of the game was the third goal, when the g...

More women accuse Donald Trump of unwanted sexual touching

These two are just part of what seems to be an ever growing list of people who have accused Trump of sexual harassment and sexual assault. Mr Trump has again insisted all the allegations against him are fabricated. Some never talk about it, feari...

Iraqi PM on ISIS-held cities: We will go in soon

An unnamed US official revealed "the drone looked like a Styrofoam model plane that was taped together in a very rudimentary style", reports AP, adding that "it appeared to be carrying a C-4 charge and batteries, and may have had a timer on it".

Ched Evans cleared of rape in retrial

He was accused of raping a teenager at a Premier lnn near Rhyl in North Wales in the early hours of May 30, 2011. He was found not guilty of the same charge at Cardiff Crown Court today. Prosecutors, however, alleged that the complainant was too dr...

Asian shares rise after China inflation beats expectations

CURRENCIES: The euro was down 0.5 percent at $1.10 while the dollar rose 0.6 percent to 104.29 yen. Fertilizer maker Mosaic shed 93 cents, or 3.9 percent, to $22.86 while chemicals maker DuPont lost $1.01, or 1.5 percent, to $67.77. FLIGHT DELAYS: D...

Rains, wind kick off stormy few days in the Northwest

The department said it didn't immediately have further information about the injuries or circumstances. Law enforcement reported tornado damage in Manzanita, Oregon which social media photos confirmed. A storm with the potential to be among the...

England captain Jos Buttler reprimanded over Dhaka confrontation

The incident took place in the 28th over of England's chase when Taskin Ahmed trapped Buttler in front, and the batsman reviewed the umpire's decision, only for replays to show that he was struck in front. He walked back towards the opposing player...

London police make arrest after creepy clown incident

Some of the reports have included clowns running through gardens and peering through windows, lurking around shopping centres, parks and schools and jumping from trees. IN the past week there have been nearly 30 reports of clown-related incidents in ...

India to seal missile deal with Russian Federation

Bric was formed in 2009 when it was called Bric, consisted of Brazi, Russia, India and China. However, IBSA, it seems, struggles to excite either South Africa or Brazil, who feel sated in the presence of China and Russian Federation at the BRICS.

South Africa's Zuma asks court to stop anti-graft report - presidency

In 2014, she dealt a major blow to Zuma in a report that found he had "unduly benefited" from the refurbishment of his Nkandla rural home - valued in 2014 at 216 million rand (then $24 million). President Zuma has previously frustrated the Public Pro...

UN's Ban hails likely successor Guterres as 'superb choice'

Russian ambassador Vitaly Churkin, this month's council president, told reporters after the vote that Guterres was a "great choice". The UN Security Council has confirmed it is recommending Antonio Guterres to be the next UN secretary general ...

German bomb plot suspect kills self in Saxony prison cell

Albakr was finally arrested Monday in Leipzig after three fellow Syrians tied him up and alerted police. Al-Bakr was 22 years old, and arrived in Germany from Syria last year. "I'm unbelievably shocked and absolutely speechless that something lik...

'I'll humiliate you': Duterte challenges West to probe Philippines drugs war

He said he should also be given a chance to ask the United Nations and European Union officials "in keeping with the time-honored principle of the right to be heard". Despite the intense criticisms, Duterte has vowed to continue his anti-drug campaig...

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Over 30 killed in ISIS attack on military hospital in Kabul

At least two other loud explosions - including what the defence ministry called a vehicle bomb in the hospital's parking lot - were heard as Afghan special forces launched a clear...

Turkish, US, Russian military chiefs hold surprise meeting

Capt. Davis declined to comment on what actions USA soldiers attached to the Stryker detachment may take should fighting break out again between Turkish troops and members of the ...

Explosion rocks Bhopal-Ujjain passenger train, nine injured

Shujalpur Sub-Divisional Officer Amit Mishra told IANS that the coach was detached from the train after the blast. The loud noise created panic as passengers mistook it for a bom...

Syrian peace talks end with clear agenda, says United Nations envoy

The latest round of the Syrian peace talks has concluded in the Swiss city of Geneva, with the United Nations hailing the negotiations as "substantive" and yielding a "clear agenda...

Theresa May tells of 'personal priority' to keep Scotland in UK

Theresa May's speech at the Scottish Conservative Party conference on Friday dominates Scotland's front pages. the prime minister has set herself on a collision course with Nicol...

An Indian athlete arrested for sexually abusing a minor girl in US

Hussain was attempting to obtain a visa in order to compete in the World Snowshoe Championship in upstate NY . Hussain was arrested Wednesday after Saranac Lake Village police re...

US Strikes in Yemen Target al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula

New details of the raid indicate that after the SEALs pushed the al-Qaida terrorists out of their primary residence, they retreated to a nearby building and began indiscriminatel...

Top House Intel Dem says Federal Bureau of Investigation not forthcoming on Trump-Russia ties

Coats is certain to be asked at his Senate confirmation hearing about Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential race, alleged contacts between Trump's campaign and Russi...

Betsy DeVos' Statements On HBCUs Shows Her Lack Of Education On Education

The backlash was swift, with hundreds of comments appearing online to condemn the secretary's words, highlighting that many HBCUs were created because black students could not at...

ECO leaders urge for regional economic cooperation, connectivity

The Summit will deliberate and decide on ways and means to augment cooperation in the areas of connectivity, trade, energy, tourism, investment, industry, economic growth, producti...

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Sex abuse survivor resigns from pope's commission on abuse

Sex abuse survivor resigns from pope's commission on abuse

Cardinal Sean O'Malley of Boston, the head of the commission, said Ms Collins' concerns would be examined at a meeting next month. "We will certainly listen carefully to all that M...

Wilbur Ross sworn in as USA secretary of commerce

Wilbur Ross sworn in as USA secretary of commerce

If confirmed, Ross is scheduled to be sworn in as commerce secretary at the White House on Tuesday prior to Trump's speech to a joint session of Congress. In mid-February, Tru...

Repeal of Obamacare is 'complicated' process

Repeal of Obamacare is 'complicated' process

The top Democratic senator predicted Monday that Republicans will fail to fulfill their long-stated goal of repealing and replacing the federal health-care law, as he went on the a...

Joel Embiid Out Indefinitely With Knee Injury In Sixers Star's Latest Setback

Even operating under a minutes restriction meant to preserve his body, Embiid was a revelation in the first half of the season, averaging 20.2 points, 7.8 rebounds, 2.5 blocks and...

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

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 w...