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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. ยท 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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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 ...