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Thai Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn accepts throne

Vajiralongkorn's father, the much-revered Bhumibol Adulyadej , who took the throne in 1946, died on October 13 at age 88 after many years of ill health. He was educated at boarding school in the United Kingdom, then moved to undertake military trai...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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. ยท October marked the second consecutive minor monthly unemployment rate increase in MI. The department report...

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...

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...

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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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...