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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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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.

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 ...

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...

'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...

Spanish diplomat found dead in Pakistan

A Spanish diplomat has allegedly committed suicide in the federal capital, according to police reports. The house Giner lived in was put on lockdown, police informed the embassy on the incident amid ongoing investigation. Officials said the Spanish...

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Trump plans return trip to the Middle East with President of Egypt

Trump met today with President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi of Egypt to build on their recent engagements and continue efforts to strengthen the United States-Egypt strategic partnership. ...

Central Intelligence Agency hunts for traitor after American spies are executed by Chinese

The breach was considered particularly damaging, with the number of assets lost rivalling those in the Soviet Union and Russian Federation who died after the betrayals of spies Al...

Troops Kill 13 Boko Haram Terrorists, Arrest 10 In Lake Chad

Meanwhile witnesses said four civilians out hunting for food near a displacement camp in the northeast were beheaded by suspected Boko Haram militants. "Our joy is never complete u...

Obama warned Trump against hiring Flynn before inauguration

Why did it then take 18 days for Flynn to be fired - a step that only took place when The Washington Post reported he had lied to Vice President Mike Pence about his calls with R...

Syrian negotiator calls USA strike 'terrorism' and a 'massacre'

As long as the US keeps backing anti-regime insurgents in Syria and is willing to attack pro-regime forces as part of that support , there will be a danger that an incident l...

U.K. Minor Parties Slam 'Extreme' Brexit in Debate May Avoided

The two-hour debate, staged by ITV at its studios in Salford, began with a clash on Brexit, then covered the NHS, social care, living standards, education and university tuition ...

Mexican journalist shot dead in Sinaloa state

He was walking near the Rio Doce offices in the state capital, Culiacan, when he was killed by a group of people riding in a red auto , according to multiple Mexican news outlet...

China's Xi appeals to foreign leaders for freer trade

Hours before the summit opened, North Korea launched another ballistic missile, further testing the patience of China, its chief ally. New Delhi , which had been non-committal a...

Tillerson Says Russia Meddled In US Election, No 'Clean Slate' With Moscow

The secretary of State during the interview also addressed the Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, noting the US isn't trying to start "with a clean state"...

Tehran mayor Qalibaf quits presidential race

He is now facing five rivals, but some could withdraw in favor of more prominent candidates. His close association with the Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei would attract t...

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Hostages freed from mosque in Central African Republic

Hostages freed from mosque in Central African Republic

Many residents say they are locked in their homes as the anti-Balaka forces control the city. It said the attackers were members of a wide coalition including the mainly Christia...

Hong Kong rejects asylum for refugees who sheltered Snowden

Hong Kong rejects asylum for refugees who sheltered Snowden

At the time, he was on the run from USA authorities after he leaked documents about US government surveillance. "The government's decision to reject our clients' claims is co...

Severe Weather Outbreak to Eye Central US

Severe Weather Outbreak to Eye Central US

Forecast surface weather map for today. A possible severe thunderstorm watch will need to be issued if they hold together. The risk of severe weather for Tuesday evening is shown...

Ruling Fatah party has weak showing in Palestinian election

Ruling Fatah party has weak showing in Palestinian election

The vote provided Palestinians a rare chance to cast ballots after over a decade without presidential or legislative elections, and Saturday's election was seen as a test for Abbas...

TN woman facing reckless endangerment charge; accused of following congressman, his aide

TN woman facing reckless endangerment charge; accused of following congressman, his aide

When they pulled into the driveway of someone they know, Wright reportedly ran to the vehicle and screamed while banging on the auto and reaching in. Police say Wright's conduct ...