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Fatah movement re-elects President Abbas as party leader

The Fatah leader has grown unpopular among core voters in Palestine, as recent polls suggest that most people want him to resign. Many have lost faith in the so-called peace process spelled out in the Oslo accords of the 1990s that he helped nego...

Why is This Gunners Star Frustrated With Arsene Wenger?

But I'm more delighted about the way the team is progressing from the first disappointing game. We were weak in some departments and we paid for that. They were lethargic, leggy and lacklustre in what was initially thought of as quite an important ...

'DroneGun' Takes Down Drones by Jamming Signals from Remote Pilot

DroneShield's DroneGun is a jammer that disables drone signals. "It allows for a controlled management of drone payload such as explosives, with no damage to common drones models or surrounding environment due to the drones generally responding vi...

Lame-duck Congress works to set stage for President Trump

Former Cuban President Fidel Castro's death at age 90 last Friday has not changed the billionaire NY real estate developer's stance on policy toward Havana, Miller said. While business in Cuba has yet to generate much revenue for USA companies, rever...

Watson Coleman Calls for Trump to Rescind Bannon Appointment

Bannon created a platform for such intense racist, anti-immigrant, anti-Semitic, anti-Muslim rhetoric that has been rejected by even most conservative news outlets". Commentator Charlie Pierce said that the appointment of Bannon "is the same as hir...

Ohio State officer praised by officials for ending attack

A auto which police say was used by an attacker to plow into a group of students is seen outside Watts Hall on Ohio State University's campus in Columbus, Ohio , November 28, 2016 . The suspect then exited the vehicle and used a butcher's knife to c...

Demonetisation row: PM Modi urges people to switch to e-wallet

RBI Governor Urjit Patel breaks his silence on demonetisation, says RBI monitoring the situation on a daily basis. The Prime Minister's remarks came amid reports that many people were trying to convert their black money into white by using the bank...

China detains 9 managers after plant collapse kills 74

Those held under detention include the board chairman of engineering firm Hebei Yineng, a major builder of power plants that has a record of workplace deaths, state media reported. China has pledged to "plug the holes" in its laws and safety standard...

Aleppo civilians into Syrian government-controlled areas

Clashes also rocked Masaken Hanano, east Aleppo's largest district, more than 60 percent of which is now under the control of regime forces, the monitor added. Retaliatory rocket fire by the rebels has killed at least 18 civilians in the government-h...

Clinton popular vote lead grows after election loss

The Clinton campaign has not called for a recount, nor has the Democratic National Committee. In attempting to defend the Electoral College system, a recent letter writer offered the rather tortured example of a candidate running up a huge advantag...

Assange to face prosecutors' questions at Ecuadorean Embassy

Swedish prosecutors dropped part of their investigation previous year because of a statute of limitations. Swedish prosecutors had an worldwide arrest warrant for Assange in November 2010, and he surrendered and posted bail to British authorities...

OIC voices concern over Rohingya Muslims' plight

In an urgently called meeting of foreign envoys in Dhaka, foreign minister AH Mahmood Ali sought global support to resolve the longstanding challenge including the current crisis situation involving the Rohingyas, the minority Muslim community in Bud...

Burma Is Pursuing 'Ethnic Cleansing' of Rohingya Muslims, UN Official Says

United Nations agencies have not given specific numbers of fleeing Rohingyas, but aid workers told Reuters hundreds crossed the border to Bangladesh over the weekend and on Monday. One woman told how soldiers had raped and killed her daughter and sai...

President-elect Trump reverts to pre-election bad habits

Note that while Pence said they will follow the laws, there are no conflict of interest laws that apply to the president or vice president. "The president can't have a conflict of interest", he said. "During the past couple of weeks, Donald Trump has...

Indian shelling kills nine civilians, Pakistan says

Taimoor Ali Khan, Havildar Mushtaq Hussain and Lance Naik Ghulam Hussain. The Ministry said the DGMO conveyed concerns over casualties among Indian civilians and soldiers due to unprovoked Pakistani firing. On Tuesday, an Indian soldier was beheaded ...

House Republicans to Obama: Take no more action on Iran

Speaker Paul RyanPaul RyanTrump confident on infrastructure plan GOP leaders to Obama: Leave Iran policy to Trump GOP debates going big on tax reform MORE (Wis.), House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (Calif.) and House Foreign Relations Committee Cha...

Trump's pick for Justice Dept could influence immigration

Trump had already demonstrated that he felt he could affect the outcome of the Clinton email investigation, saying during a debate that he would order his attorney general to appoint a special prosecutor and that, if he were president, Clinton would ...

Damarea Crockett Arrested: Latest Details, Mugshot on Missouri RB

The Columbia Daily Tribune (http://bit.ly/2fLD1sf ) reports that university police found less than 35 grams of pot on Crockett at 4:17 a.m. Sunday as he and others were sitting in a vehicle parked in a campus lot. after they found him in a auto with ...

Blue pills in Blue House: S. Korea leader explains Viagra

Park's close friend Choi Soon-sil and former presidential aide An Chong-bum have been charged with abuse of power by coercing companies to contribute funds to foundations at the center of the scandal. Kwon Seong-dong) is a former public prosecutor wi...

Thunderstorm asthma 'like an elephant had his foot on my chest'

But what followed was a combination of extreme pollen levels and a thunderstorm - a pairing that saw a city-wide surge in asthma attacks and breathing issues. The majority of distress calls were from the West of Melbourne . "The amount that you ca...

Japan Lifts Tsunami Warning 4 Hours After Tuesday Earthquake

TOKYO (AP) - Northeastern Japan escaped relatively unscathed Tuesday from the strongest natural disaster to strike the region since a devastating and deadly temblor in 2011. local time. The quake shook buildings in Tokyo , 240 kilometres (150 mil...

Israel tells France it opposes its peace initiative

Some government ministers also pushed for Trump to follow through on his controversial commitment to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital and to move the USA embassy from Tel Aviv . "This is the position of the president-elect. The era of a Pale...

Russian Diplomats Met With Trump, Clinton Teams During Campaign

The U.S. government has blamed Russian Federation for cyber attacks on Democratic Party organizations. "I don't say that all of them, but a whole array of them supported contacts with Russian representatives". Ryabkov said communications "were on a s...

Farage first United Kingdom politician to meet Trump

In brief comments to reporters, Kellyanne Conway , manager of Mr Trump's election campaign, confirmed the pair me twhile the president-elect was upstairs in the Trump Tower, spending time with his family, receiving phone calls and visitors.

In unprecedented act, China bars 2 HK lawmakers from office

The National People's Congress ( NPC ) in Beijing ruled on Monday that lawmakers must swear allegiance to Hong Kong as part of China, and that candidates would be disqualified if they changed the wording of their oath of office, or if they failed...

Sadiq Khan formally confirms TfL fares freeze

However, Mr Khan does not have control over the price of suburban pay-as-you-go fares or a small number of trams operated by independent rail companies so can not make the same promise on travelcards. Khan said that will "reduce the exposure and rais...

Flynn: Trump's Go-to National Security Adviser

In choosing Mr Sessions, 69, as the nation's chief law-enforcement officer, Mr Trump would award a loyalist whose hard-line and at times inflammatory statements on immigration were similar to his own. Flynn wrote that the intelligence community...

Japan PM Shinzo Abe meets Donald Trump, says 'confident' of building trust

He later described the bi-lateral as "candid". Mr Abe and other Asian leaders were alarmed at Mr Trump's pledge during his campaign to make allies pay more for help from USA forces, his suggestion that Japan should acquire its own nuclear weapons a...

Life in the White House bubble? Trump's had practice

Transition officials said Trump met Wednesday with Eva Moskowitz, a former NY councilwoman and charter school founder who is being considered for education secretary. After winning the election, Trump demoted Christie and put Pence in charge. The i...

9-story New Zealand building in risk of collapse

Air Force Wing Commander Scott McKenzie said in a statement that military personnel were delivering food, water, diesel fuel and other basic necessities. Many of them stayed overnight at the communal hall, and some stayed in their vehicles outside....

Unemployment rate drops slightly in RI to 5.5 percent

The state added more jobs 2,200 than previously reported last month, bringing the monthly public- and private-sector job gains to 4,900. · October marked the second consecutive minor monthly unemployment rate increase in MI. The department report...

Barcelona presents Rakuten as jersey sponsor for 4 seasons

The club success added with some of the world's most recognisable stars make it a highly attractive assest to the advertisers. When they finally relented in 2006, it was to apply the name of Unicef and the club reportedly paid the global children's c...

Wisconsin to appeal to feds over 'Making a Murderer' inmate

Probation Office had informed him that it approved Dassey's proposed residence and "completed all further pre-release investigation it deemed necessary". The confession that incriminated him into imprisonment was ruled out as Judge Duffin found it ca...

Immediate 'Roundup' of Undocumented Immigrants Not Legally, Financially or Logistically Possible: Attorney

Mother of three, Estrella, 32, from Grand Junction, Colorado said she was scared of Trump but it was her five-year-old who took the fear most to heart. Trump also targeted two of President Obama's executive orders: the Deferred Action for Chil...

How one trader cashed in on Alibaba ahead of Singles Day

The e-commerce behemoth has smashed several of its own records this year, bringing in RMB 10 billion ($1.4 billion) in less than seven minutes in the self-invented shopping spree and breaking $ 5 billion before the first hour was up. Here's a look...

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Children forced to fight alongside Islamic State — Philippine military

Fighting has also claimed the lives of 45 civilians. Seized Maute Group firearms are placed at 461 and rescued civilians at 1,723. Joint Task Force Marawi Spokesperson Lt. The De...

412 people charged over U.S. health fraud schemes worth £1 billion

In the last week alone, more than a dozen people - including several doctors - have been charged with health care fraud crimes in federal court in Detroit involving more than $...

Military plane crash in MS 'heartbreaking'

The KC-130 transport aircraft crashed into a field in rural MS , killing at least 16 people aboard and spreading debris for miles, officials said . -Small arms ammunition and we...

Alabama Shooter Kills Three, Manhunt Underway

Court records show his trial in York County Court was scheduled for September 11. At approximately 8 a.m. Wednesday, Gardendale police responded to a call of shots fired in th...

'Greatest aviation disaster in history' averted at last minute - RT America

Federal Aviation Administration is now investigating an incident where Air Canada flight 759 was diverted from landing on a taxiway - filled with four other planes fully loaded w...

Majority of Republicans believe colleges have a negative impact

A majority of Republicans and GOP-leaning respondents to the poll - 58 percent - "say that colleges and universities have a negative effect on the country, up from 45% a year...

Not the end of the road for Turkish opposition chief

Kemal Kilicdaroglu , the leader of the secular Republican People's Party (CHP), on July 8 said he helped organize the trek to bring to light "grave injustices and illegalities" i...

George Pell Returns To Australia To Face Historical Sex Abuse Charges

The cardinal, a top adviser to Pope Francis, has taken a leave of absence as the Vatican's financial chief to fight the charges. He will face a Melbourne court on the 26th of July ...

Gender-Reveal Party Interrupted By Fatal Shooting In Ohio

According to police, people at the party were watching a movie when two people walked in and began shooting. Both suspected shooters, donning hooded sweatshirts, fled the sc...

Top striker says goodbye to Chelsea squad ahead of summer move

Costa is on the lookout for a new team after being told by manager Antonio Conte that he is not in his plans at Chelsea , despite scoring 20 goals to help fire the Blues to the ...

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Rex Tillerson floats no-fly zones for Syria, if Russian Federation agrees

Rex Tillerson floats no-fly zones for Syria, if Russian Federation agrees

Officials previously told the Associated Press that both Jordan and Israel are also party to the agreement. The two countries are critical USA allies who have voiced concerns ...

Four Arab Nations Say Qatar Not Serious In Dealing With Their Demands

Four Arab Nations Say Qatar Not Serious In Dealing With Their Demands

His Saudi counterpart, Adel Al-Jubeir, said the alliance would weigh additional measures against Qatar and that it reserved the right to take action when appropriate. Saudi Arabi...

Officials suspect home fireworks caused 2 New Haven fires

Officials suspect home fireworks caused 2 New Haven fires

All Tuesday tree fires were being attributed to Fourth of July fireworks, the department tweeted. A fire that damaged a home in Scarborough started with fireworks, according to...

White House gender pay gap worse than national average, report says

White House gender pay gap worse than national average, report says

The average salary for men in the White House is around $104,000, while for women it's around $83,000, according to CNN's look at the White House's annual report to Congress. "...

President Trump Travels To Poland

President Trump Travels To Poland

Trump will also walk a fine line when he meets Friday with Putin. Indeed Mr Trump's election caused some worry in Poland given expectations at the time that he could strike a g...