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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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Vice President Mike Pence makes quick visit to Colorado Springs

Syria came under attack one week after a suspected chemical weapons attack hit the Syrian town of Douma near Damascus. With reporters' cameras and tape recorders rolling, Trudeau...

Colorado Senator Releases Statement On Marijuana Policy

Gardner reacted by blocking nominees for DOJ positions, he said. This story is developing and will be updated . Sessions on January 4 rescinded a policy begun under Democrati...

France Mulls Military Action Against Syria For Gas Attacks

That meant airstrikes, possibly in tandem with France and other allies that have expressed outrage at the alleged Syrian chemical attack, could be launched within hours of a presid...

So you think it is about data privacy?

Earlier this week, Facebook began notifying millions of users that their personal data had been compromised. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified on Capitol Hill this w...

Baby was born four years after the death of his parents

Tiantian's parents had intended on having a baby through in-vitro fertilization (IFV) and froze several embryos. But five days before they were supposed to have a fertilized embryo...

Hurricane names Harvey, Irma and Maria officially 'retired'

The 2005 hurricane season has the most retired names (five) for one season. Names that are not retired get reused every six years. The new names? Harold, Idalia, Margot, and ...

New York Yankees: Bombs And Brawls In Fenway Win

Flinging his bat down, the menace with which Austin then approached the mound left few in any doubt that he wanted more than a strong word with the pitcher. Yankees third-base co...

No ball: Cauvery protests flush IPL out of Chennai

Khanna. CSK still have six home games to play with all fixtures still set for their original dates. The issue escalated further when a group of protestors pelted shoes insid...

Malcolm Turnbull loses his 30th consecutive Newspoll

Mr Turnbull has also suffered from persistent criticisms by his long-time political foe, Mr Abbott , who remains an MP. The Newspoll showed the Government is behind Labor on a...

Trump signals strikes against Syria, lays into Assad ally Russian Federation

The situation in the world is becoming more and more chaotic. The Russian head of state made the comments amid rising speculation that the United States was gearing up to orc...

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Saudi Air Defenses Intercept 3 Houthi Ballistic Missiles

Saudi Air Defenses Intercept 3 Houthi Ballistic Missiles

While Saudi Arabia and its allies have been able to recover areas in southern Yemen from the Houthis, the rebels still control the capital Sana'a and territories in the north. The ...

Rallies In Tulsa Supporting Teacher Walkout

Rallies In Tulsa Supporting Teacher Walkout

The president of the Oklahoma Education Association said before the walkout can end, lawmakers must pass a bill ending the state's capital gains tax deduction , and the govern...

Facebook users still waiting on privacy scandal notices

Facebook users still waiting on privacy scandal notices

On Friday, Facebook sought to quell some concerns over political manipulation of its platform by announcing support for the "Honest Ads Act" that requires election ad buyers to b...

Russian Federation warns against snap judgments on alleged Syria chemical attack

Russian Federation warns against snap judgments on alleged Syria chemical attack

Joseph Francis Dunford already met with Trump in this regard. Trump told a meeting with military leaders and national security advisers he would make a decision by Monday night "...

Media watchdog accuses Israel of 'deliberate shooting' of journalists in Gaza

At least 491 people were also wounded by Israeli gunfire, the ministry said , as thousands of protesters approached the border fence around Gaza for a second Friday in a row, burn...