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Boris Johnson made foreign secretary by Theresa May

The surprise move comes less than a week after Johnson pulled out of the race to succeed David Cameron as Conservative leader. Theresa May stunned Westminster tonight by sacking George Osborne and making Boris Johnson her new Foreign Secretar...

Miko Grimes stands by 'Jew buddies' tweet; no comment from Bucs

In December, she engaged in a long rant on Twitter against Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill, attributing the firing of coach Joe Philbin earlier in the season to that. Anyone that thinks I'm a racist needs to build a [expletive] bridge and get ove...

1st death related to Zika virus seen in continental US

Utah authorities refused to release additional information about the patient or where he or she traveled, citing health privacy laws. Although the virus has been found to cause devastating birth defects, in adults the virus usually causes mild sympto...

Spain: 4 injured, none gored in 1st Pamplona bull-run

Ten were gored in last year's festival. But animal rights groups say the bulls face nearly certain death because they are later stabbed repeatedly during afternoon bullfights. The 5 minute 46 second run featured six bulls from the Cebada Gago ranch, ...

Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 6 years in prison for murder

After an appeal by state prosecutors he was convicted of murder last year, a crime which carries a mandatory sentence of 15 years. He had failed to take the court into his confidence and reveal his reasons for firing the four shots that killed her.

Hundreds protest against alleged police killings in Kenya

A court ordered that they be held without bail for two weeks for investigations to be completed. The three men disappeared on June 23, after a court hearing in which Kimani was defending Mwenda against various charges. Protesters poured a red liqui...

University of Wisconsin-Madison student missing in Italy

John Cabot University announced the tragic news of his death in a statement Monday. Madison's WMTV interviewed another of Solomon's brothers, Jake Solomon, who said the family "realized that thousands of dollars had been charged on his car...

IGP confirms 2 Bangladeshi nationals as ex-Monash University students in Malaysia

After the brutal attack at an upmarket Dhaka restaurant on Saturday which killed 20 people, terrorism observer group SITE published photos and details of the attackers, including one who had reportedly studied in a university in Malaysia. One of the ...

Games of Thrones villain blasts politicians over refugees

Cersei, Arya and Davos are now hundreds of miles apart in Westeros, but the actors who play the conflicted characters are using their "Game of Thrones" fame to urge European leaders to provide more aid for the thousands of Syrian and Afghan refugees ...

Israel should stop settlements, denying Palestinian development

Nickolay Mladenov, special coordinator of the Middle East Peace Process, tells AFP that the report must serve as "a wakeup call". The Quartet is composed of the United Nations , United States, Russia and the European Union. The Quartet report re...

Manchester United make massive Mkhitaryan mistake

They kick-off their pre-season tour of China in late July, where they will face Mkhitaryan's current club Dortmund as well as Manchester rivals Manchester City, the first meeting of Pep Guardiola and Mourinho for a few years. The 27-year-old was in e...

Oops, Taiwan Fires Carrier Killer Missile by Mistake toward China

Two minutes after launch , the missile landed within the Taiwan side of the long-contested Taiwan Strait; with tragic bad luck it did not hit open water but penetrated the fishing boat Hsiang Li Sheng . "The missile was launched by operational ...

Naked man in Times Square takes over morning rush hour

Climbing on the TKTS booth in Time Square on Seventh Ave, the unnamed man apparently stripped nude on 47th Street by Rockefeller Center. When police first approached Mr McClean, the Post reports , he screamed, "Get that b*tch, Debbie, I want t...

Tejano star Selena among celebs getting Walk of Fame stars

Her most recent was in 2000 for best traditional soul gospel album for "You Can Make It". Mexican-American music legend Selena will be posthumously honoured with a star Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2017. "Recipients have two years to schedule star cer...

Gary Lineker Calls Nigel Farage A 'Dick' Over EU Referendum Result

But while some were celebrating, others were panicking. British voters have elected to leave the European Union, sending the pound down more than 10 percent to its lowest level since 1985. Farage seemed to concede defeat earlier in the night when...

Smug India spoilt by West: Chinese media

The battle lines are drawn and a new round of aggressive diplomacy will follow when the NSG meets to deliberate on India's membership in September. But 30,000ft below, rumblings of unhappiness had erupted within the Mexican foreign office.

Prime Minister Modi Cautions tax evaders: Come clean by September 30

Now the kind of arithmetic which is working out, I hope that this decision is passed in favour of the poor", he said. And it is necessary that the country moves forward on the issue of development. But outcome of my continuous efforts is that the wor...

Miller Masters Treacherous Assen Track for Maiden MotoGP Win

Miller was the first Australian MotoGP victor since Casey Stoner at Phillip Island in 2012 and the first on a non-factory bike since Spaniard Toni Elias in 2006. "I wanted to get back to the pit as soon as possible, so honestly I would've taken it ...

United States and UK remain 'indispensable partners' despite Brexit - Obama

Obama assured the United Kingdom and U.S. will manage to maintain their "special relationship" despite Britain's vote to quit the European Union . U.S. Trump seized on that to claim that Obama may have pushed voters to vote against staying in the E...

AAP MLA Dinesh Mohaniya booked for misbehaving with women

A case has been registered against AAP legislator from Sangam Vihar, Dinesh Mohaniya, after few local residents complained he had misbehaved with them when they went to report irregular water supply problem in the area, police said on Thursday.

Boko Haram kills 18 at funeral in northeast

Kuda is close to the Sambisa Forest, a vast colonial-era game reserve where Boko Haram militants hide in secluded camps to avoid the Nigerian military. Adamawa police spokesman Othman Abubakar, based in the state capital Yola, 255 kilometres (160 mil...

Anti-doping leader has no sympathy for unhelpful Russians

Allowing Russian athletes to compete in Rio would be met with outrage by many athletes and administrators, who feel a ban which takes in only one major championship - the World Indoor Championships in March, which many athletes opted to miss anyway -...

Obama approves 'broader role' for USA military in Afghanistan

On Thursday, US media reported that the Obama administration would give US forces broader authority to advise conventional Afghan troops with missions the same way they have been assisting Afghan special forces personnel. Previously, U.S. and N...

Carter: At Least One Apache Helicopter Used in Combat in Iraq

Defense officials have said recently that the U.S. Apache gunships would be used in the Mosul operation against ISIS, but not elsewhere in the country. The commander of the operation blamed the slow pace on a lack of tanks and said he did not have en...

Obama, Clinton, Trump comment on Orlando massacre

He condemned Clinton for failing to use the phrase "radical Islamic terrorism ". He also attacked Obama for refusing to use the words "radical Islam". Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), the only senator to endorse Bernie Sanders, said on Friday, "I'm goi...

Ethiopia Denies Starting Border Clash with Eritrea, Claims Army Neutralized Eritrean Attack

Ever since, the countries have been in a state of "neither war nor peace", says the BBC's Ethiopia correspondent Emmanuel Igunza. The government dismissed the findings as unfounded. "This is gross violation of worldwide law and a threat to region...

Eden Hazard injury scare ahead of Belgium v Italy at Euro 2016

Hazard said he thought Monday's match-up with the Italians could be key to the outcome of the group. FC's Gab Marcotti explains why Belgium have what it takes to go all the way at Euro 2016. Last season, Hazard earned the Player of the Year award...

Germany's Merkel stresses she hopes Britain will stay in EU

The poll also shows that the Remain camp has shrunk four percentage points since the last poll in April. 20 February - Prime Minister David Cameron announces that the date for the referendum is Thursday 23 June 2016: This comes after renegotiations...

Iraqi forces: small number of airstrikes slow Fallujah push

ISIS is using "several hundred families" of civilians in Fallujah as "human shields", according to the United Nations. "It would've been possible to end the battle quickly if protecting civilians wasn't one of the foundations of our plan". "In Falluj...

Texas mom's drug bust of daughter backfires hilariously

The bag of multicoloured pills makes her ground her daughter, saying she will be punished when her dad returns home. Ashley tweeted screenshots of the text message exchange with her mom, and the amusing misunderstanding has been retweeted more than...

Viacom owner throws up hurdle to Paramount sale

Dauman and board member George Abrams sued many members of the Redstone family after both men were late last month stripped of their roles as trustees of the Sumner M. They also said a majority of the other trustees had ratified Abrams' and Dauman'...

Philippines' Duterte offers no apology for attacks on media

I am urging you [to] make this trip your last to Davao City. Do not threaten me. I can only imagine how cheated and let down the people of the Philippines must feel after hearing those words come from the mouth of their soon-to-be president elected...

BreakingNews 1/6/16 - Ahead Buhari`s visit: Avengers blow up Chevron oil wells

They, however, appealed to the military to be cautious in the course of their operations, to avoid collateral damage to the lives and property of law abiding citizens in the area who are also victims of the militants' attacks. "There is no oil facili...

Eknath Khadse's political journey: From sarpanch to no 2 in cabinet

Senior Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) leader Eknath Khadse resigned as the Maharashtra Revenue Minister on June 4 amid allegations of involvement in irregularities in a land deal in Pune. Earlier, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis had briefed Prime Mi...

Security Council Strongly Condemns Recent Failed Ballistic Missile Launches By North Korea

In a rare public appearance, Kim stressed to the staff the importance of producing and supplying "world-level sports goods". About 28,500 US troops are deployed in South Korea as deterrence against North Korea. In the latter meeting, Mr Carter and ...

IS Forces Under Assault In Iraq's Fallujah, Key Syrian Town

Control of the Turkish-Syrian border is of crucial importance - US-backed Kurdish and Arab fighters are pushing towards the town of Manbij in an effort to deny IS a vital swathe of territory that offers a route for supplies and foreign fighters ent...

LAPD Interviewed By Bosses - Still Claim No Injury On Amber Heard

After friends of Depp's accused Heard of blackmail , the actress decided that she wanted to do more than just make her ex pay in civil court. Heard wrote that May 21, the day of the alleged assault, was the first time she had seen Depp in a mont...

Family of driver killed with Taliban chief files case against US

Pakistan army chief General Raheel Sharif today told the United States envoy that the American drone attack on Pakistani soil to kill Taliban chief Mullah Mansour is detrimental to bilateral ties and counter-productive for the Afghan peace process.

Blue Jays put Troy Tulowitzki on DL, Aaron Loup activated

ODOR BAN REDUCED: Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor started serving his for punching Toronto's Bautista after the penalty was reduced from eight to seven games. "I missed with the fastball", Kelly said of Donaldson's home run. As he tried to pl...

Euro zone to unblock new Greek loans, but debt relief still distant

In an 11-hour overnight meeting in Brussels, finance ministers from the 19 eurozone countries approved Greece's latest tax hikes and reform measures, a process that was first meant to have been concluded last October. Importantly for Finance Minist...

Obama says Vietnamese activists prevented from meeting him

Similarly the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement, which includes Vietnam but not China, was one of "three nets that the United States is knitting around China - ideology, security, economy and trade", it said. But the U.S. leader said bolsteri...

Sultan Salman Khan lets others shine

Ask me and I'd say... YES! The trailer is loaded with some really impressive scenes but what really stole our attention is a scene where Salman is seen racing along with a steam engine. Anushka, who has undergone special training to retain a certai...

Kerry says he will attend Mideast peace meeting in France

El-Sisi also called on the Palestinians to "unite the different factions in order to achieve reconciliation and quickly", adding: "It is a real opportunity to find a long-awaited solution". The organizers of the meeting also plan a larger global conf...

Clinton woos Kentucky voters the day before their primary

According to the Las Vegas Sun , supporters of Hillary Clinton wanted to adopt temporary convention rules as permanent as Sanders' backers called the move an effort to "fix" the state gathering in favor of the former secretary of State.

Homer Simpson takes shots at Drake, Jose Bautista during live episode

Texas Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor has been slapped with an eight-game ban for the punch on Toronto's Jose Bautista that triggered a mass brawl, several USA media reports said Tuesday. Depending on your perspective, it was actually Bauti...

Caught on cam: Massive Oklahoma tornado that took out homes

A photo, captured by Todd Lindley with the National Weather Service Norman Forecast Office, shows the value of heeding tornado safety rules. The declaration also marks a first step toward seeking federal disaster assistance should it be necessary.

Powerball Winning Numbers for May 14, 2016

The remainder of the money will be shared among Smith and her seven children. This Wednesday's drawing was worth $40 million, which, if taken as a lump sum, as most recent big lottery winners have chosen to do, would be worth $26.5 million.

Trump says his tax rate is no one's business

While not required to release their tax returns, all the major party presidential nominees have done so for roughly the past four decades, including President Richard M. "That's what we have taken on, so please do not moan to me about Hillary Clinton...

"The Wire" star arrested for politically charged fight

Wendell Pierce was arrested early Saturday morning at Atlanta Lowes Hotel, where he was a guest", said Donald Hannah with the Atlanta Police Department Public Affairs Office. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution said Pierce is in town shooting...

Canadian PM arrives in fire-ravaged Fort McMurray

As flames move further south away from Fort McMurray, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will head west to survey the devastation left behind from the wildfire nicknamed "The Beast". A First Nations Fire Relief Fundraiser held at Edmonton City Hall on M...

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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

The BJP won 41 out of 44 seats in the Vapi municipality, while Congress won one seat out of 28 in the Kanakpur- Kansad municipality in Surat. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said ...

Twitter Reacts As Katie Taylor Demolishes Opponent On Professional Debut

Over here (Britain), it's just quadrupled in five minutes. 'I thought it was obviously a very good performance. Katie Taylor won the first fight of her professional career in t...

Arsene Wenger explains why Granit Xhaka isn't starting for Arsenal

The Swiss global became the Gunners' third most expensive signing in their history following his £34million move from Borussia Monchengladbach in the summer, but he has failed to ...

Nephew of ex-NBA player Camby found dead on Texas property

Police searched for McGee until Saturday morning, when they announced they had discovered the boy's body in a lake behind Camby's home. McGhee, who had autism and was nonverbal, ...

Islamic State could launch gas attacks beyond Syria

Reports of the rebels in the Nusra Front-dominated eastern portion of Aleppo overtly blocking civilian evacuation are picking up this week, with new reports from the Syrian Observa...

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

President Xi Jinping announced several measures on Monday to share China's development opportunities with Latin American countries during his third visit to the region as China's h...

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

The leader of Iran has threatened retaliation if 20-year-old sanctions against the Islamic Republic are renewed for another ten years. Mr Khamenei was referring to the Joint Comp...

Ohio Democrat Announces Challenge to Nancy Pelosi

If elected House minority leader, Ryan pledged to take his party back into the majority . "This should indicate to all of us that keeping our leadership team completely unchange...

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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...