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Siblings kidnapped from RI in 1985 found, mother arrested

Authorities believe Elaine Yates left the home with her daughters after having a domestic dispute with their dad. Police said all three were found living with new identities but officials received an anonymous tip over their whereabouts. She has wa...

SpaceX Launch of 10 Satellites Marks Successful Recovery

Iridium CEO Matt Desch said: "Today, Iridium launches a new era in the history of our company and a new era in space as we start to deliver the next-generation of satellite communications". Iridium says the NEXT satellites, delivered to low Earth orb...

Last-ditch Mideast peace conference to start Sunday

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has received an invitation from Abbas to discuss the outcome of the conference in Paris, although it is not yet clear when this meeting will take place. The "dish" he said is being prepared by those with inte...

USA moves to lift some trade, oil-related sanctions on Sudan

It is also based on the US assertion that Sudan is allowing greater access to humanitarian relief in conflict areas including Darfur, denying haven to rebel fighters from South Sudan and stemming the flow of weapons as ethnic conflict rages there.

Marks & Spencer clothing arm returns to sales growth of 2.3 per cent

The retail bellwether said like-for-like sales in its clothing and home division rose 2.3% in the 13 weeks to December 31 - the first growth since the January to March quarter in 2015. It added group like-for-like sales rose 1.3%, while food sales, w...

Trump, reporter clash at press conference

Sara Haines explained that there is a difference between "fake news" - intentionally promoting a false story - and "unsubstantiated news" which is just something that doesn't have enough supplemental information to be credible. "Since you are a...

USA man pays tax bill using five wheelbarrows of coins

In September, Stafford tried to call his local DMV to ask what he calls a " 30 second question " about where to register his auto and pay the sales tax, since he owns multiple houses in the area. With that, Stafford agreed to drop the case, believing...

Industry output up fastest in 13 months in November

Consumer Food Price Index (CFPI) for the month of December stood at 1.37%. Industrial production grew at a 13-month high of 5.7 per cent in November notwithstanding the demonetisation that was implemented, while retail inflation remained subdued ...

Erdogan says Turkey will stay in Cyprus

Worldwide diplomats are set to join the rival leaders of ethnically split Cyprus for talks that the United Nations says are the best chance to reunify the island after four decades of division. Britain, the former colonial power in Cyprus, has offere...

Le Pen sighted at Trump Tower ahead of French elections

A subsequent pool report identified the man sitting to Le Pen's right as Guido "George" Lombardi, who the Citizens for Trump website describes as "Co-Founder, National Liaison, Press Correspondent". Speaking to CNN late past year, she said: "Donald...

It already looks like U.S. crude production is responding to higher prices

But the company also said it booked $4.6 billion in charges in Q4 to account for tax valuation adjustments and deferred development of natural gas fields, sending shares down 5% in afternoon trading on the stock market today. "We tend to use the futu...

I would join striking Southern staff on picket line, says Corbyn

Asked if he would join striking drivers and guards on picket lines, the Labour leader told BBC Radio 4's Today programme: "Yes I would, because I think Southern rail have behaved in a awful manner and the government seems to be more interested in pro...

Wal-Mart plans to cut hundreds of jobs this month

Livingston Group Asset Management CO operating as Southport Capital Management acquired a new stake in Wal-Mart Stores during the second quarter worth $100,000. The experts have a positive EPS target of $4.52 for the company while the lowest estimate...

Russian Parliament Speaker Calls New US Sanctions Obama's "Hysterics"

The United States has imposed new sanctions on five prominent Russians, including a close aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Dmitri Kovtun and Andrei Lugovoi have been named on a sanctions list by the US Treasury. In the past, Moscow h...

Suspect in attack on US official in Mexico brought to US

Prosecutors in Mexico said Sunday they caught a gunman who shot an official of the USA consulate in the western city of Guadalajara. Zia Zafar, 31, from Chino Hills, California, arrived in Virginia Monday night. A man identified by the Federal Bure...

Boris Johnson arrives for talks with Trump team

The British foreign secretary is in NY and has met with Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner and incoming White House chief strategist Steve Bannon. Johnson, a former mayor of London who had campaigned for Brexit, held talks with senior members of Trump'...

Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, former Iranian President, dies at 82

The influential leader died after being hospitalized from a heart condition north of Tehran early Sunday morning. Rafsanjani was born in 1934 into a wealthy family in the village of Bahraman in southern Iran. Until Imam Khomeini's death, he had a...

UK Prime Minister to Meet With Trump in Spring - Spokesman

But the visit of Mr Timothy and Ms Hill may have proved a little awkward given their public criticism of Mr Trump on social media prior to taking up their roles. The visit was confirmed after it was disclosed that the PM's joint chiefs of staff, Nick...

Man United's lucky charm available for free transfer in the summer

Should a three-match ban be upheld, he would miss Friday's FA Cup third-round home tie against Manchester City, as well as Premier League games with Crystal Palace and Middlesbrough. Michael Carrick of Manchester United leads his team out prior to ...

South Korea's President Refuses To Testify At Impeachment Trial Hearing

Ms Park's powers have been suspended since Dec 9, when she was impeached in Parliament. The nine-justice court can not force her to appear. Her lawyer previously said Ms Park, who is not legally required to attend, will not be in court "unless ther...

Ryan: GOP's Obamacare Replacement Will Be Ready This Year

Ryan said in an interview on Green Bay radio station WTAQ. "People of color, people living in rural communities and people with low incomes, who already face systemic barriers in accessing health care, would be most impacted by these attacks".

Opinion polls divided on 2017 election outcome in Uttar Pradesh, Punjab

The state, which has the biggest legislature, sends more representatives than any other to the upper house - where Modi's party does not have a majority, leading to stalled reform efforts. The Congress led by its vice President Rahul Gandhi had ident...

Paul Ryan discourages congressman's son from 'dabbing' during swearing

Roger Marshall bewildered his father and House Speaker Paul Ryan by dabbing during a ceremonial swearing-in or new House members of the 115th Congress on Tuesday. In June, the Carolina Panthers quarterback declared that he would "have to put t...

Megyn Kelly set to join NBC News, anchor new shows

Ironically, Kelly's biggest on-air flare-up in the past 12 months was a dust-up with Trump after she asked the then-candidate if his comments about women could be viewed as "presidential". Rival networks seeking to hire Ms. Kelly away, including N...

Brother of murdered JonBenét Ramsey sues CBS for $750m

Now, TMZ reports that Mr. Ramsay, 29, is going after CBS as a whole, and has filed a suit in MI court against the network for $500 million in punitive damages and $250 million in compensatory damages. His lawsuit reportedly points to a 2008 legal...

Serena Williams latest emotional win has nothing to do with tennis 0

In the " i said yes " forum, Williams details how it all went down. "To make the occasion intimate, Serena created a new forum called " /r/isaidyes " on Reddit and posted a sketch of Alexis and her in which we can see him going on one knee and ...

Tunisian man released in Berlin Christmas attack case

Berlin attacker Amri was killed in a shootout with police near a train station in Milan days after the truck attack when he shot at police officers conducting a routine. But on Thursday, investigators concluded he had not been in contact with Amri ...

United States tops global market in weapons sales

Global weapons transfer agreements with developing nations constituted 80.9 percent of such agreements from 2012 through 2015 - an increase from 80.4 percent during 2008 through 2011. USA weapons sales increased by around $4 billion and France's deal...

Argentina Reopens Case Accusing Ex-President Of Bombing Cover Up

In addition to upholding the criminal charges, Ercolini also ordered $633 million of Kirchner's assets to be frozen pending the outcome of the prosecution. No arrest warrant has been issued for Fernandez, and Lopez is already in jail on money laund...

Head of Japan's largest ad agency resigns over 'death by overwork'

The official forced the two employees to work overtime and underreport their working hours, sources familiar with the matter said . According to The Japan Times , Ishii told a Tokyo press conference yesterday: "We deeply regret failing to prev...

$360 million of cocaine seized in NSW-Tahiti bust

Police said a group of Australians were caught smuggling 500 kilograms of cocaine at a small coastal village north of Sydney on Christmas Day. The street value of the cocaine , shipped from South America to the South Pacific, was estimated at Aus$...

Kerry: Israel Needs to Hear 'Hard Truths'

The four-storey building is in Silwan next to Jerusalem's Old City and the site of a long campaign by pro-settlement groups to expand the Israeli presence there. USA officials say settler development in the West Bank makes it much more hard to divide...

Iraqi journalist kidnapped from Baghdad home by gunmen

It is noteworthy here that on Monday (yesterday), her organization posted an article written by her, in which she hit the armed groups which were striking in Iraq. The governor of Baghdad, Ali Tamimi, denounced what he described as a "barbaric" act t...

Chile quake triggers tsunami warning in Pacific Ocean

Some roads were reported damaged, and thousands were temporarily evacuated from coastal areas across Los Lagos. The quake struck on Christmas morning, 225 kilometers (140 miles) southwest of Puerto Montt. "I'm 48 years old and I've never felt any...

Moscow Claims US Defense Bill Forcing 'Anti-Russian' Policy On Trump

The High Negotiations Committee, a body grouping who opposes the rule of President Bashar al-Assad, said it had no knowledge of the consultations. A political analyst welcomed Turkey's decision to participate in political negotiations to end the cr...

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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 ...