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Massive seal perches on vehicle, partially crushes it

Renee Stewart from the Tasmania Police said the seal was "just chilling out, enjoying his Boxing Day morning". She further added that seals have been found in as paddocks and auto parks, and even a cemetery toilet a year ago. The seal will receiv...

Queen Elizabeth urges Britain to 'take a deep breath'

William and Kate spent this Christmas with her family, bringing along the royal pair that inspire all those oohs and ahhs - little Princess Charlotte and Prince George holding tight to their Christmas treats. The monarch wore a jade dress with a velv...

Queen's granddaughter Zara Tindall suffers miscarriage

The couple, who already have a toddler daughter, announced the baby had been due around late spring. She was pregnant with her second child with husband and rugby star Mike Tindall. It is understood that Zara Tindall is not in any medical danger, Th...

Russian military plane crashes in Black Sea near Sochi

The Russian military plane crashed with no survivors - 92 passengers were aboard the plane, including dozens of Red Army Choir members who were going to celebrate New Years with troops. The Russian defence ministry said that the Alexandrov Ensemble w...

Chelsea confirm Oscar's transfer to China

A fee has not been announced by the Premier League side but the deal is understood to be around £52million, with Oscar reportedly earning £400,000 a week. "But I think we must concentrate on our work, not think that in China there is a lot of money...

Andrei Karlov, Russia's Ambassador to Turkey Killed

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday suggested that the exiled US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen could be involved in the deadly attack on the Russian envoy to Turkey. Karlov's body and his family have been returned to Russian Fed...

Massive fireworks explosion in Mexico leaves at least 12 dead

A local journalist tweeted in Spanish that Isidro Sánchez told FOROtv about the number of dead. Emergency responders are at the scene and assessing the damage, Puente said. Emergency services have rushed to the market in Tultepec , in the Greater ...

Obama denounces Aleppo 'horror' as evacuation suspended

On Friday morning, dozens of green public buses and ambulances were parked in the southern Aleppo neighborhood of Ramouseh to evacuate more people from eastern Aleppo. Later, two rebel spokespeople privy to the talks said the fighters besieging the v...

Egypt claims traces of explosives found on victims of Paris flight

The plane never issued a distress call. EgyptAir Flight 804 departed from Paris' Charles De Gaulle Airport in the evening on May 19, and disappeared from radar at 37,000 feet over the Mediterranean. That crash ultimately killed 266 people on board....

India's 'Visaranai' out of Oscar race, all eyes on Rahman

As many as 85 films had originally been considered in the category. It's the first time the Quebec director has made it this far in the selection process and he said he's "very happy and quite moved" by the recognition. But there is no place for Fren...

Rajya Sabha Adjourned Sine Die, Speaker Hamid Ansari Unhappy Over Bedlam

Blaming the Opposition for disruptions in Parliament, information and broadcasting minister and senior BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu said the Congress was adopting "spit and run" tactics to divert attention from the real issues. The only significant le...

Suspected militants again loot bank in Jammu and Kashmir

J&K Bank's Ratnipor branch in Pulwama was looted on Thursday afternoon. However, Rs 11 lakh comprised of the old currency notes. In the third such incident since demonetisation, a bank was looted in Kashmir today by militants who decamped with Rs 1...

Obama vows retaliation for suspected Russian hacking

Hillary Clinton has criticised the alleged role of Russian president Vladimir Putin in directing computer hacks aimed at tipping the USA presidential election in Donald Trump's favour, blaming his motives on a long-held personal grudge against her.

David Ayer confirms who is joining Harley Quinn in Gotham City Sirens

Gotham City Sirens ended with #26 when DC relaunched its entire line in 2011, and while the characters were scattered to separate books, Poison Ivy now feature as a supporting character in the current Harley Quinn ongoing. Harley Quinn sneaked in ...

Robin Thicke gives emotional tribute to father Alan Thicke

He posts a lot of pictures on Instagram with his friends and family, including behind-the-scenes pictures of Unusually Thicke , his childhood pictures, and photographs with his father. Robin - who took to Instagram to speak about the loss of hi...

Trump Appoints Walter White as DEA Head on Saturday Night Live

Cranston responded, "Oh yeah, Steve's the best". White said that he was a big fan of Donald Trump , especially because he wants to build a wall between Mexico and the US which would mean a lot less competition in the drug market. "Are these bad pi...

Sofia Vergara's lawyer says frozen embryos lawsuit is 'unnecessary'

The legal documents also reportedly contend that a contract Vergara and Loeb entered into at the California reproductive center that administered the IVF treatment is invalid as it contravenes California and Louisiana law. Vergara's lawyers want to p...

At least 20 hurt in Istanbul stadium blast

Witnesses told Reuters they heard two explosions near the soccer stadium. Broadcaster NTV said 38 people had been wounded but gave no details of any death toll. "We hope that it will not come to that". Ambulances and police were seen rushing to...

USGS: 6.5 magnitude quake in ocean off California coast

A magnitude-6.5 quake struck 100 miles off Northern California's coastline early Thursday, but there was no threat of a tsunami. The magnitude was quickly downgraded from an initial estimate of 6.8. An natural disaster measuring 6.5 on the Richter ...

Ohio House committee approves 20-week abortion ban

During his tenure, he has signed more than a dozen abortion restriction measures into law, he put the president of Ohio Right to Life on the state medical board and Ohio has seen half of its abortion clinics close. And thank you to all of you who...

Defense seeks mistrial in church shooting case

Those officers described pulling Roof over, seeing a gun under a pillow in the auto, and arresting him. Roof is charged with 33 federal counts, including hate crimes in the case. Sanders said she had to muffle her granddaughter to keep quiet, and...

Apple defeated in Supreme Court design patent battle with Samsung

The Samsung-Apple case was the first tech-based legal battle to make it all the way to the Supreme Court, but it will now return to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit to determine what what portion of the profits from the Galaxy that ...

Rescuers Search for Survivors in Indonesia Earthquake

Almost 100 people were killed and hundreds injured in Indonesia on Wednesday when a strong quake hit its Aceh province and rescuers used earth movers and bare hands to search for survivors in scores of toppled buildings. In the hard-hit town of Meure...

Italian bond yields drop as expectations of European Central Bank action rise

Italy's lower house has already approved the bill, leaving the Senate to vote on it. Renzi handed his resignation to President Sergio Mattarella after Italians resoundingly rejected his constitutional reform proposals in Sunday's referendum, to t...

Mueller Park Jr. High on lockdown after shot fired

The teen has been charged with five counts of attempted murder in connection with the November 15 rampage at a school in Orem, about 50 miles south of Mueller Park Junior High . Mindy Simon, right, consoles Linda White while parents wait to get info...

Tamil Nadu leader Jayalalitha suffers heart attack

A statement from Dr. Subbaiah Viswanathan at Apollo Hospitals says Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayaram Jayalalitha is being monitored by "a team of experts, including cardiologists, pulmonologist and critical care specialists". Karnataka also has stren...

Bengal Guv criticizes Mamata Banerjee's statement on army exercise

West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee finally left the Secretariat office on Friday evening after spending 36 hours in the building. Ms Banerjee had claimed that the army personnel were taking money from the vehicles...

Russia bets on Trump as gateway to eased sanctions

Putin's comments appeared to address criticism from Trump's opponents who say his unconventional actions since the election - including railing at the cast of a Broadway show and early-morning invective on Twitter - show Trump is out of his depth.

Ugly Austrian 'election of hate' draws to a close

Victory by former Green Party leader Alexander Van der Bellen would hearten pro-EU and anti-nationalist leaders alarmed by the growing strength of the right before key national elections next year in France and the Netherlands. Austrian candidates No...

Nawaz Sharif wants to participate in Trump's oath taking ceremony

The department, Kirby added, is unaware if any of Trump's communications have had a tangible impact on United States foreign policy. "President-elect Trump also noted that he is looking forward to a lasting and strong "personal relationship" with P...

The lawsuit was filed in a Madison federal court

Stein has raised $6.8 million to pay for recounts in Wisconsin , Michigan and Pennsylvania, where her campaign is asking a court to compel a partial recount. Speaking to ABC, Kellyanne Conway said the Justice Department, Congress and the Federal...

Teenager brings guns to school, but his parents disarm him

The boy did not say a word as a teacher and one of 26 pupils tried to talk him out of firing again, giving his parents vital extra seconds to arrive at the classroom and take him into the hallway, Mr Ross said. Bountiful police say no one was injured...

Rape Used for Ethnic Cleansing in South Sudan, Says UN Team

Of these, 70% (64) involved violence against humanitarian personnel/assets, while 20 per cent (18) involved interference in humanitarian action, including interference in administrative matters (4), illegal or arbitrary taxation (4) and expulsion of ...

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...

Paul Nuttall elected to replace Nigel Farage as Ukip leader

Farage, who has been standing in as interim leader, has been courting Donald Trump , with the USA president-elect saying on Twitter that he would make a good ambassador to the country. "That must not be allowed to happen". "Woolfe then said he wou...

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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 ...