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ISIS Al-Baghdadi killed in USA coalition air strike?

The Islamic State's No. 2 leader, Ahmad al-Hayali, reportedly was killed by a US airstrike last summer, USA officials have said. On Monday, Iraqi TV channel "Al-Sumaria" said that Baghdadi had been wounded in a coalition airstrike on a location 6...

High court rejects request to block mercury rule

The Supreme Court on Monday left intact a key Obama administration environmental regulation, refusing to take up an appeal from 20 states to block rules that limit the emissions of mercury and other harmful pollutants that are byproducts of burning c...

Ethiopia, Eritrea trade accusations over border incident

Ethiopia "unleashed an attack against Eritrea", Eritrea's Information Ministry said in a statement, adding that the attack's "purpose and ramifications" were not yet clear. There was no immediate response from Ethiopian officials. "This is gross vi...

Duchess Kate Wears Her Bespoke Wedding Earrings Again

While the little Princess clung to her 34-year-old mother (even covering her delicate ears when noisy planes flew overhead), George was keen to get in on the action, pointing with delight at the spectacle. George, who made his debut a year ago, sto...

University of Toronto on lockdown as police search for 'suspicious person'

A second call, about 20 minutes later, reported a person with a gun. Const. Allyson Douglas-Cook says an Emergency Task Force has declared that the scene, near the University of Toronto and Ontario's provincial legislature, is all clear. Roads were...

E3 2016: New Battlefield 1 Gameplay Trailer is Jawdropping

After the press event, EA will stream its first 64-player Battlefield 1 multiplayer match. DICE, an Electronic Arts studio, invites players to join a world of discovery and epic warfare through ever-changing battles in Battlefield 1 . Certainly ...

Mississippi governor: Lower flags to honor Orlando victims

While there is no specific intelligence that suggests any link between the attacks that occurred in Orlando with NY, out of an abundance of caution, I have directed additional security measures at key points around the state as a precaution.

New Watch Faces, Scribble and More Are Coming to Apple Watch

Once you're done creeping their stats, you'll be able to send them voice messages within the app using quick replies . There's a new Control Center view, so you can swipe up from the bottom of your watch screen for quick access to settings, just l...

'Broken' Oscar Pistorius suffering from 'major depression,' doctor says

The hearing may be the final chapter of his widely watched trial over the fatal 2013 Valentine's Day shooting. Luvuyo Mfaku, a spokesman for the National Prosecuting Authority, told Reuters its position was "to argue for the prescribed sentence to ...

ISIL claim responsibility for Orlando gay massacre in 'official' broadcast

Monday morning's news conference included an important update from the Federal Bureau of Investigation on the death toll - that the number of innocent victims is actually 49. The FBI's Wysopal said Monday that some 100 leads have been generated. Abou...

High court rules against Puerto Rico in debt case

That ruling, wrote Vann R. Newkirk II for The Atlantic last week, "firmly establishes Puerto Rico as an entity dependent on Congress, as opposed to anything resembling a state". The law allows states to let their cities and utilities seek bankru...

Golden State's Draymond Green in another playoff fracas

That pushes his flagrant foul points during the National Basketball Association playoffs to four, meaning he will be suspended one game - Monday's Game 5 at Oracle Arena, where the Warriors have a chance to clinch the series. "He could've gotten ex...

When Billy Crystal Paid Tribute to Muhammad Ali

Ali was far more than a legendary boxer; he was a world champion for equality and peace". Ali's body was transported from Phoenix to Louisville on an Eastern Airlines 737 which also carried dozens of family members. She said was in elementary sch...

Golden State's Draymond Green in another playoff dustup

James says he believes Green went over the line with his actions and words Friday. The suspension comes after the National Basketball Association upgraded his Game 4 foul to Flagrant 1. Draymond Green will miss Game 5 of the NBA Finals after being ...

With new schedule for NBA Finals, viewership down for Game 4

The Warriors aren't fazed by loud and hostile crowds. They defend very well. And when the game gets physical, this "jump shooting team" is at its best. "(Fatigue) could have played a part in it", Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue said. He had 13 points in t...

Trump rails against media scrutiny over delayed donations to veterans groups

On Tuesday, Donald Trump announced that he'd given away the last of the $5.6 million that he raised four months ago, at a benefit for veterans' causes in Iowa. The Republican nominee declined to attend a Fox News debate back in January, instead hol...

Lawmakers Demand Extension To Register For Referendum Vote

Will a Brexit mean Brits would be banned from holidays in Europe? "We think it is right to extend to midnight tomorrow to allow people who have not yet registered time to get the message that registration is still open and get themselves registered...

Muslim Houstonians condemn Orlando shooting during annual iftar dinner

Lucie, Florida, killed scores of people at the club and barricaded himself in the complex. We condemn it in the strongest possible terms. CHINO A Muslim community here is holding a prayer vigil Sunday evening at Baitul Hameed Mosque, 11941 Ramona A...

Robert Hall, Canadian hostage, executed by Philippine militants Abu Sayyef

Del Torchio was abducted by armed men led by Muloc inside the retired priest's pizza restaurant in Dipolog City, Zamboanga del Norte. Mulok is said to be a follower of Abu Sayyaf sub-leader Idang Susukan in Sulu province, serving as a "spotter" for p...

Schwartzel says Zika kept him out of Olympics; Day wary

In most of the cases, the symptoms of Zika are typically mild. However, former Masters and US PGA champion Vijay Singh and Australia's Marc Leishman are golfers who have already announced their withdrawal from the Olympics because of worries relati...

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Canada Launches Global Trade Complaint Against US Over Use of Duties

This decision appears even more fraught given the USA administration's critical stance on the WTO; the Trump administration feels as if world trade rules are stacked against them....

Yikes: Camila Cabello Admits the Girls of Fifth Harmony Hurt Her Feelings

Did we use the word "fluke" for the massive success of " Havana "? Meanwhile, Camila has recently spoken out about the reason she left American girl group Fifth Harmony in a ...

Google acquires United Kingdom technology start-up Redux

However, it is believed the deal went through in August. The Verge tested startup's technology a year ago on a tablet. "Moreover, our surface audio technology is more power ef...

Trump says Russian Federation probe is a 'Democrat hoax'

Mueller for months has led a team of prosecutors and agents investigating whether Russian Federation and Trump's Republican campaign coordinated to sway the 2016 election, and whe...

Rain on tap but watch out for Friday night

Mostly cloudy and cold , with a high near 10. The strongest winds will be found from west central to south central Minnesota where winds could gust to 40 miles per hour . A Blizz...

Trump, Bipartisan Lawmakers Discuss Immigration Reform

Led by Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte and Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul, the bill would curtail chain migration and end the Diversity Visa Lottery, which Presiden...

Trump's plaintiff cry to Bannon, Wolff - Shut up or I'll sue

Sanders said there was a "very short phone conversation" but there was no "interview about the book ", accusing Wolff of falsely making it seem as if he was outside the Oval Offic...

Suspects in death of 4-year-old MI girl captured in Georgia

Police say Diaz and Fields are driving a 2002 black Chevy Cavalier with the MI license plate of DTR1854. A postmortem uncovered signs of Battered Child Syndrome, denoting the gi...

Replay of SpaceX's first launch and landing of 2018

A backup two-hour launch is slated for tonight, January 8 at 8:00 p.m. Zuma is funded by an unknown branch of the United States government and its payload is classified. Falcon H...

HTC Vive Introduces New Vive Pro Headset, Wireless Adapter

CES appears to have other players in the wireless-VR space, as well, and we'll do our best at Ars to cover or go hands on with any promising VR demos, especially any with the HTC ...

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Supreme Court to review Section 377: All your questions answered

Supreme Court to review Section 377: All your questions answered

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to review two challenges to a MS law considered to be one of the most extreme anti-gay rights laws in the country. This follows the ape...

'Trump administration trying something new for Pakistan'

'Trump administration trying something new for Pakistan'

The US has given almost $33 billion aid to Pakistan since 2002. The Foreign Military Financing programme, by which the United States pays Pakistan to buy its military hardware ma...

Bigg Boss 11: Luv Tyagi eliminated; show gets its top 5 contestants

Bigg Boss 11: Luv Tyagi eliminated; show gets its top 5 contestants

Luv tells that he will miss the wake up song, while Hina tells that she will miss the peace in the house. Contestants Hina Khan , Shilpa Shinde , Vikas Gupta , Luv Tyagi wer...

Prosecutors in pot-friendly states will decide on crackdown

Prosecutors in pot-friendly states will decide on crackdown

Sillitoe said he doesn't expect prosecutors to start banging down his doors. "You're not going to waste your resources on cases you can't win or cases your community is against". T...

Astronaut John Young remembered as

Astronaut John Young remembered as "fearless"

He eventually became one of the most accomplished astronauts in the history of the United States space programme. Spanning three generations of spaceflight, he went on to fly in s...