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Omran Daqneesh's Big Brother, Ali, Has Died And We Are All Heartbroken

The only member of the family to survive was the father, who lost his wife and both of his sons in the capsizing. The Russian military said Thursday that it was ready to back a United Nations call for weekly cease-fires for Syria's contested city...

Judge orders Clinton to answer questions about email server

In a weird twist in the running sore that is the ongoing email server scandal, the notes of the Federal Bureau of Investigation interview with Hillary Clinton, released in redacted form to Congress, revealed that the Democratic presidential candida...

Donald Trump lures black voters, urges them to abandon Hillary Clinton

Clinton's Twitter account is linking to an excerpt from Trump's speech and says, "This is so ignorant it's staggering". And the hurdle for gaining the black vote is Everest steep: 4 in 5 black people have a very unfavorable view of Trump, only 6 pe...

Rested Marquez ready for Brno challenge

Reigning world champion and last year's Brno victor Jorge Lorenzo of Spain, on a Yamaha, was 0.137 seconds slower than Marquez in third. Championship leader Marc Marquez fought a sore shoulder Friday to set the leading time in free practices ahea...

World's 'highest and longest' glass bridge set to open in China

China opened the world's highest and longest glass-bottomed bridge to visitors in Hunan province on Saturday. Following an alarming glass bridge cracking incident at the Yuntai mountain in northern Henan in 2015, authorities in Zhangjiajie were eag...

Saudi-led coalition probes deadly strike on hospital

The coalition increased air strikes this month after UN-mediated peace talks between the rebels and Yemen's government were suspended. The group said in May that at least 100 staff members, patients and caretakers were killed, and another 130 were ...

3-time Olympic champ Yoshida reduced to tears after huge upset

Founder of Sunkist Kids Wrestling Club, Art Mortari, knows Helen as a smart, focused, hardworking athlete and she had to be to beat the three-time Olympic Gold medalist and 13-time world champion today. Maroulis finished second at the 2012 U.S. Ol...

Is Instagram the new Snapchat?

Users are expected to exclusively Instagram , thanks to these new features that make it nearly indistinguishable from Snapchat . Instagram is adding a new events video channel in the app's Explore tab. Event channel is one of the most recent u...

Twitter to let all users filter tweets for higher 'quality'

Twitter began testing the feature past year, and it seems to work as intended. You can access notifications settings in the tab itself. Since March 2015, Twitter has given verified users on some devices the option of using a " quality filter " to i...

Rio 2016: PV Sindhu can grab silver if she wins semifinals today

Marin kept Sung Ji Hyun at arm's length, not getting anywhere near the peril Sung put her in last August at the Worlds. Sindhu had the full measure of Tai Tzu in the pre-quarters. Once again Sindhu showed great grit and patience and edged ahead at ...

UK Islamist preacher Anjem Choudary found guilty of supporting ISIS

Anjem Choudary, Britain's most high-profile hardline preacher whose followers have been linked to numerous militant plots across the world, has been found guilty of inviting support for ISIL. The pair were arrested in September 2014 and release...

Perseid meteor shower peaks tonight

NASA added that Jupiter's gravity has tugged the debris stream from Swift-Tuttle, which places Earth more in the center of the stream, rather than the edge. The stream of debris is called the Perseid cloud and stretches along the orbit of Swift-Tuttl...

Trump's immigration plan raises many unanswered questions

The foreign policy speech is a complement to the economy speech that Trump gave last week , aides said, describing them as twin pillars of the candidate's policy agenda. But Sytnik said the presence of Manafort's name "does not mean that he defi...

PH, Japan to China: Respect law in sea row

Those spike from time-to-time, often over events surrounding East China Sea islands controlled by Japan but claimed by China. Over the past few years, China has built a dozen gas development platforms in the East China Sea, and Japan has recently...

Miguel Cabrera removed from Monday's game with biceps strain

When the Royals allow at least one home run, they are 37-49, well-matched with the Tigers who are 32-38 when allowing at least one homer. He gave up six hits and walked a career-high four. Tigers: Pelfrey, sidelined since August 1 with a back stra...

Corsica brawl: Four hurt in clashes on French beach

The mayors who imposed burkini bans in Cannes and Villeneuve-Loubet are both in the right-wing The Republicans (LR) party, while the Sisco mayor, Ange-Pierre Vivoni, is a Socialist. Four people were hospitalised - a boy and his father, who was s...

Perseid meteor shower: how and when to watch it

Most years, Earth might graze the edge of Swift-Tuttle's debris stream, where there's less activity. The Perseid meteor shower usually produces around 80 meteors per hour, more than any other annual meteor shower. To view the best fireworks show ...

Rumor: New iPhone will have dual-cameras, no headphone jack

Another huge change will affect the home button. He believes the iPhone 7 ramp started having a positive impact on sales last month. Apple's iPhone operating system will react in different ways, depending on how much force is applied when t...

Canada attack suspect previously told to stay away from terror groups

The FBI tip included a video, which was shown during the news conference. Police said Driver was identified as the person in the so-called martyrdom video and that he planned an attack within 72 hours . Driver was arrested and held in July 2015 ...

Woman jailed after snatching baby from sleeping mum's arms

The identity of the woman is not being made public in order to protect the victim. The 51-year-old woman, who can not be named to protect the identity she gave to baby "Zephany Nurse", raised the girl as her own. The convicted woman has also not be...

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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...

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 ...

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'

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

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...

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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...

Investigators Suspect Somebody Set Roy Moore Accuser's House on Fire

Investigators Suspect Somebody Set Roy Moore Accuser's House on Fire

Johnson told AL.com Friday that the fire left her Gadsden home a total loss, saying she was "devastated, just devastated". Johnson says she and her family were not injured but...

Thousands of Flights Cancelled, Delayed Due to Winter Storm

Thousands of Flights Cancelled, Delayed Due to Winter Storm

The airport was temporarily closed due to heavy snow, ice, and harsh winds, the airport tweeted . For travelers who use Greyhound , buses running between Montreal, Boston, New...

United Kingdom needs 'latte levy' on disposable coffee cups to cut waste - lawmakers

United Kingdom needs 'latte levy' on disposable coffee cups to cut waste - lawmakers

The Irish parliament is considering banning single-use coffee cups whilst the German city Hamburg said in 2016 that it will no longer use coffee-makers with aluminium capsules in...