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Italy president says hundreds appear to have died in new migrant disaster

A charity warned the numbers of migrants braving the perilous journey by sea to Europe is unlikely to fall - despite an European Union deal to deport those who have failed to gain asylum. Somali media outlets said rescue workers had so far only manag...

NewsAlert:Police have issued Amber Alert for five-year-old girl

The Special Investigations Unit has now started an investigation into the vehicle crash as a result of that earlier intervention to try to get that auto to stop. Mario was driving a silver 2008 Toyota Sienna van with an Ontario license plate BEZY781....

British royal couple trek to Bhutan's cliff-side monastery

The spiritual site, which dates back to 1692, is located close to the cave where Guru Padmasambhava - who is credited with introducing Buddhism to Bhutan - is said to have meditated for three years, three months, three weeks and three days in the eig...

Duran Duran Pledges Support for LGBT Community at North Carolina Show

On Tuesday, he issued an executive order expanding protections for many state workers based on sexual orientation and gender identity. It is not the government's job to mandate bathroom policies for private sector businesses, and the government s...

Ethiopia: Armed group kills more than 140 near South Sudan

Earlier, rebel spokesman William Ezekiel told journalists waiting for Mr Machar at Juba's airport that the trip had been postponed until Tuesday. The civil war broke out over tensions between President Salva Kiir and Mr Machar, who was sacked as vi...

IPhone with glass casing and AMOLED display coming 2017, says analyst

The company said that Liam will initially focus on recycling junked iPhone 6 handsets, but Apple plans to modify and expand the system to deconstruct different models and recover more resources. Note that Apple's iPhone 4 and iPhone 4s featur...

Nagorno-Karabakh says one of its soldiers killed by Azeri gunfire

Nagorno-Karabakh's defence ministry said on Friday that one of its soldiers died late on Thursday after he was hit by gunfire from Azerbaijan's forces. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's statement on supporting Azerbaijan against the inde...

Rocket fire on Turkish border town kills 4 Syrians

One person died and 19 were wounded when Kilis was rocketed last week. The Associated Press and the French news agency AFP quoted the Kilis governor's office as saying three of those killed were children. Speaking during a visit to the hospital whe...

IOC: Rousseff impeachment vote won't hurt games preparations

It remains unknown whether the Senate will rush things, as Head of Senate Renan Calheiros, though affiliated to the Brazilian Democratic Movement Party which voted largely for the impeachment at the Chamber, has expressed his opposition to the impeac...

China lands military plane on disputed reef

Jeff Davis said in a written statement. The military plane landed yesterday morning to pick up three construction workers who were hurt, and flew them to Hainan island for treatment, state media said. More than $5 trillion of world trade is shipped...

Wearing Saints black and gold, fans of Will Smith pay homage

Racquel Smith attended a Friday public viewing for husband Will Smith, still carrying her own wounds from the shooting that killed the former New Orleans Saints star on April 9. As mourners gathered at the Saenger Theatre, a video screen showed sn...

Ethiopia says armed group kills more than 140 on South Sudan

However, Reda added that it the attackers are "not thought to have any links to the South Sudanese government or rebels". Cross-border cattle raids have occurred in the same area in the past, often involving Murle tribesmen from South Sudan's Jongl...

Democratic debate on CNN draws 5.6 million viewers

It was the first time in recent memory that a presidential candidate visited NY public housing. What could be worrying for Mrs Clinton is that Mr Sanders has appeared to clinch support from Latinos - traditionally a bastion of support for her.

Israeli raid on militant funds in West Bank sparks fire

Palestinian leaders say attackers have acted out of desperation in the absence of movement towards creation of an independent Palestinian state in territory Israel captured in the 1967 Middle East war. "If Senator Sanders maintains her as his advi...

Turkey and Iran seek closer economic cooperation

Their meeting on Saturday in Erdogan's palace near the Turkish capital Ankara came a day after Iran was accused of supporting armed groups and interfering in the affairs of Middle Eastern countries, including Syria and Yemen, at a summit of Muslim ...

Vatican: Talks about possible pope trip to Greece underway

More than 10,000 migrants are now stranded at a makeshift camp in the Greek city of Idomeni, on the Macedonian border. A plan to send back migrants from Greece to Turkey sparked demonstra... Migrants fleeing war and poverty and hoping to rea...

Cameron in Parliament for 1st time since offshore funds row

In parliament, he again detailed his financial affairs and pointed to the fact that his finance minister, George Osborne, had also published a summary of his tax affairs. Cameron published a statement of his tax affairs since 2010 yesterday, in a ...

Brazil's lower House begins presidential impeachment debate

If her impeachment is approved by the required two-thirds majority of 513 house members, the Senate must then vote on whether to go ahead with putting Ms Rousseff on trial for breaking budget laws. "Ministers close to Dilma believe the battle aga...

Demonstrations against el-Sisi's decision over Red Sea islands

The crowd chanted slogans such as "Sisi - Mubarak", "We don't want you, leave", and "The people want the downfall of the regime", reported Reuters . Egyptian police have fired tear gas at dozens of protesters who rallied against a controversial de...

India to pay $8.8 bn for Rafale fighter jets, say reports

After the visit of French President Francois Hollande in India in January the deal was not finalised then Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said that he is "a tough negotiator" and needed time to ensure a better deal. It has also been agreed upon tha...

British royal couple goes on northeast India safari

The dress is one of the most affordable pieces in Kate Middleton's wardrobe, costing only $77. Watching the traditional dance performance the Duchess said the little girls reminded her of 11-month-old Princess Charlotte Mail Online reports.

Jeremy Corbyn Calls on British PM to Tackle Tax Avoidance

Gunnlaugsson quit ahead of a planned vote of no-confidence, hours after asking the president to dissolve parliament, a move that would nearly certainly have led to a new election. He lamented what he called journalistic activism and sensationalism,...

Jackie Robinson Day story

Directed by acclaimed filmmakers Ken Burns , Sarah Burns and David McMahon, the film not only details Robinson's life-long battle for social justice, it also highlights his wife, Rachel Robinson , who fought alongside Jackie and became a symbol...

Turkey and Iran seek closer economic co-operation

Despite the fact that Iran and Turkey are neighbors, some problems have recently emerged in the economic relations between the two countries, Erdogan said. "The situation is ripe for cooperation between Turkey and Iran in the post-sanctions era", R...

Will & Kate's Pic at Taj Mahal Evokes Memories of Diana's Visit

On a tour to India that has dominated headlines in the nation's media, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge sat and smiled for photos on the same marble bench where Dina had cast a lonely figure. The couple, who arrived in Mumbai on April 10 on their ...

EU foreign policy chief visits Iran

According to Mogherini, she would like to see the people of Europe and the Iranian people themselves convinced of the positive aspects of the nuclear deal reached in the summer, which will improve their daily lives. Obama's concessions continue, thou...

4th night of protests against president's pardon

Macedonia will hold early parliamentary elections on June 5, the country's speaker confirmed on Friday, despite days of protests and opposition calls for a delay. Along with angering many Macedonians, Ivanov's decision to end the investigation by ...

Colombia confirms first cases of birth defects tied to Zika

The report notes that no single piece of evidence provides conclusive proof that Zika virus infection is a cause of microcephaly and other fetal brain defects . For long, global health officials have been assuming the virus to cause microcepha...

Sanders joins striking workers at Verizon office

Clinton responded: "Yes, when I was secretary of state, I did urge along with the Department of Defense and the Central Intelligence Agency that we seek out, vet and train and arm Syrian opposition figures so that they could defend themselves against...

Germany grants Turkish call to allow comedian prosecution

Thomas Oppermann, the head of the Social Democrats, Merkel's partner in the coalition government, took a different line from Merkel. The issue comes at a sensitive time for Merkel , who has tried to get irregular migration under control via an E...

Details about the federal rule regarding lead in water

The state Environmental Protection Agency and Illinois Department of Public Health have set a 10-day deadline for water systems to notify customers of lead violations. Alison Young, one of the primary reporters for USA Today Network investigation...

Video appears to show some kidnapped Chibok girls alive

It is a Washington-based project started by Nigerian Emmanuel Ogede which is sponsoring the education of Saa and nine other students who escaped .Galang said the girls in the video spoke in Hausa, which is widely spoken in Nigeria, and in Kibaku, ...

British royal couple lunches with Indian prime minister

It was believed to be the sixth rhino to be killed by poachers in Kaziranga in Assam this year, including one on Monday before the Duke and Duchess had arrived. Prince Willam and Princess Catherine are scheduled to visit wild animals rehabilitati...

Obama to deliver 3 commencement speeches

President Barack Obama will deliver the commencement address to the Rutgers University class of 2016, which will be his final graduation speech as president. In past years, Obama has traveled to colleges or high schools in Arizona, Indiana, Michig...

Jordan raids headquarters of Muslim Brotherhood group

In March 2014 the Brotherhood split, with a newly formed, moderate, officially licensed branch saying it had cut ties to the regional movement. A Jordanian official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to brief media, ...

Man arrested in Spain in connection with 2015 Paris kosher market attack

As it turns out, Denive, who spent some time in Spain prior to the attacks , left France several weeks afterward, moving his base of operations to the southern Spanish province of Malaga, where he worked under a false identity. Coulibaly held-up a...

Strong earthquake strikes Myanmar, felt in eastern India

After an initial assessment, the NSDMA issued a public advisory urging people not to panic but be to remain alert for aftershocks and take safety measures for families and communities. "People started yelling 'something is happening, let's get out!' ...

Syrians begin voting for new parliament in government areas

Al-Nusra and the rebels fought back, killing at least 23 regime loyalists, including Iranian and Afghan militia fighters, the Observatory said. "This will never happen in Syria", he said. "Everybody says, and this includes the U.S. and our allies, 'W...

Facebook's Next Introduction Will Be Chatbots, Live Videos

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced Tuesday the company's new Messenger Platform for developers to build chatbots . The president and chief product officer of cloud computing company Salesforce, Alex Dayon, said it planned to use the platf...

Facebook protects shopping bots against hacking threat

The new feature will be available on Messenger apps for both iOS and Android from launch , The deal is the first of its kind for Messenger and Dropbox is the only file sharing service to reach a deal with Facebook . It looks like Messenger...

Mexico tax authority investigates 33 people in 'Panama Papers' leak

Time ran out for Fonseca on Sunday, when a coalition of news outlets headed by the Investigative Consortium of Investigative Journalists published the first taste of the biggest leak in journalistic history, detailing 40 years of the company's inte...

Somalia: Car bomb kills 2 at restaurant in the capital

Journalists are also frequently targeted in Somalia and it is one of the most risky countries for media workers. Haji was one of the few prosecuted by the government following years of criticism by rights groups who urged authorities to do more t...

Warner's Sunrisers battered by de Villiers

Rahman accounted for Watson as well but if David Warner was hoping for some respite and expected to chase at least 20 runs less, Sarfaraz ensured that wasn't the case. He hit five sixes in his entertaining innings which ended with a mistimed pull o...

Republican Trump turns up volume: Cruz bought Colorado delegates

Cruz trails Trump in total delegates , but if Trump doesn't reach the needed 1,237 before the convention it gets tricky. Dozens of protesters gathered before, during and after the Donald Trump rally, but tensions boiled over when Trump ...

Oil prices rally on optimism for a deal in Doha

Although traders have speculated for weeks about a possible breakthrough in Doha between the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and key non-OPEC producers, that seems like a Hail Mary pass at best. The diesel overhang poses a risk...

Leicester City Qualify For Champions League

Really, the only the thing they changed on Sunday was the manner in which they got the job done. Spurs give the impression that they will keep going at least, unlike Louis Van Gaal's United. "It's not only been the camaraderie with the staff and th...

Salvini insiste: "Non mi fido di Mattarella"

Chiaro che la parola "frontiera" utilizzata da Mattarella era riferita al commercio e all'esportazione. Quanto alVinitaly, il leader della Lega ha chiosato: "Ci sono stato ancheio, si beve tanto e bene". Sono Mattarella e Renzi a doversi scusare ...

Brussels terrorists initially planned to attack in France, prosecutor says

On Sunday Belgium's federal state prosecutor stated that "numerous elements" in the investigation showed the group "initially had the intention to strike in France again" following November's Islamic State attacks on Paris that killed 130.

Ukrainian PM Arseniy Yatsenyuk resigns

Yatsenyuk's decision to resign came two months after he survived a no-confidence vote. Previously, Poroshenko had suggested that Jaresko, a former investment banker, was also a prospective candidate for the prime minister's post. "As of today my go...

Conservative female journalists call for firing of Trump campaign manager

In the immediate aftermath of the incident in Florida, Trump , Lewandowski and a campaign spokeswoman denied any such confrontation happened. "She touched me. He said: "Frankly, this is not a claim that should have been made". The video paralle...

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Spox Dodges Question On Whether Carrier Deal Could Return To Bite Trump

At the Carrier plant on Thursday, Trump told the crowd that, in the future, he would make leaving the country "very, very difficult" for companies seeking to do so. IN officials ...

30 trains delayed, railways hints at temporary cancellation of many

Several flights were delayed at the Delhi airport this morning due to heavy fog and poor visibility. The flight operations at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport in Delhi...

Modi tells BJP MPs, MLAs to submit bank transaction details

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Islamic State could launch gas attacks beyond Syria

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Caribbean, Latin American media invited to set up branches in China

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Iran warns of retaliation if U.S. breaches nuclear deal

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Ohio Democrat Announces Challenge to Nancy Pelosi

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French conservatives voting in first presidential primary

Both rivals have closed the gap, with Sarkozy in second place and Fillon's support growing fast. That means voting patterns are to some extent untested and leaves potential for t...

Obama administration suspends trade deal

The TPP agreement, negotiated for more than five years and signed in October 2015, was aimed at reducing trade barriers erected by some of the fastest growing economies in Asia a...

U.S. hate crimes against Muslims surge 67 percent — FBI Statistics

It was the highest number of hate crimes against Muslims since 2001, the year of the most deadly terrorism attack on US soil. As of Tuesday, a total of 437 such incidents have...

Clinton casts her ballot: 'It is the most humbling feeling'

Clinton casts her ballot: 'It is the most humbling feeling'

Trump says he received a phone call from Hillary Clinton , congratulating him on his victory. Podesta said the Democratic nominee would not speak. Hillary Clinton will spend...

Chelsea Clinton used foundation money for her wedding

Chelsea Clinton used foundation money for her wedding

The FBI is now investigating The Clinton Foundation as the Democratic presidential nominee aims for the White House. The Post reports he was complaining to Podesta about the f...