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U.S. calls Iran's actions in Arabian Gulf 'unsafe' and "provocative"

Though the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), better known as the Iran Nuclear Deal, was technically limited only to matters pertaining to the Iranian nuclear program and the easing of worldwide sanctions against Tehran, it was broadly assum...

South Africa take 267-run lead against NZ

New Zealand started the day in hot water at 38/3. Bavuma and Philander (3 not out) safely saw out the remaining overs, taking South Africa to 105 for six at stumps on day three. He admires Wagner's tough approach and some of his bowling , but s...

Dogs Understand Language A LOT More Than We Give Them Credit For

In this undated photo provided by the MR Research Center some trained dogs involved in a study to investigate how dog brains process speech sit around a scanner in Budapest, Hungary . The next time you're talking to your dog, remember that it mi...

PlayStation Now PC streaming available now

Sony also revealed that Castlevania: Harmony of Despair is being added to the catalog in October, alongside other Halloween-themed games to be announced later. Sony recommends a wired connection for the best experience. More information about the P...

Olympics: Former IOC exec Hickey leaves prison, must stay in Brazil

He has been placed under house arrest. . Hickey had still not left jail by early evening Monday, the prisons service told AFP in an email. Pat Hickey walked out of the high-security Bangu Prison and was driven away in a waiting vehicle on Tuesday...

Islamic State group says spokesman killed in Syria

The circumstances of Abu Muhammad al-Adnani's death in Aleppo, Syria, have not been confirmed. ISIS has not revealed his cause of death. In January, it was reported that al-Adnani was wounded in fighting in Syria and required a blood transfusion.

Vladimir Putin _ not THAT Vladimir Putin _ nabbed in Florida

Not, we hasten to add, the judo-throwing, horse-riding, jet-flying president of Russian Federation, but the West Palm Beach, Florida local who was seen allegedly screaming at employees at a supermarket last week. He was arrested and charged with tres...

European Union orders Apple to pay 13 billion euros for past taxes

Analysts said the move could add a compelling new dimension to the tax reform debate surrounding the treatment of more than $2.1 trillion in USA corporate profits held offshore to avoid US taxes. Apple CEO Tim Cook, in a Washington Post interview p...

Hello? Anyone there? Scientists detect 'strong signals'. Could it be alien life?

The astronomers picked up the original signal using the RATAN-600 radio telescope, a large radio observatory in Zelenchukskaya, in southwestern Russian Federation. Although it's fun to speculate, it's far more likely that the signal isn't an extr...

Going airborne: Change in law will help more farmers use drones

But as thousands of drone pilots are rushing to get their certificate, many are stressing over the required test and scrambling to get insight from those who have already taken it. For Denver-based real estate marketing company, Virtuance, drones are...

Did This Russian Space Telescope Just Detect Signs of Alien Life?

Fifteen months after an intriguing radio signal was picked up from a sunlike star in the constellation Hercules, follow-up observations over the past couple of days have so far yielded nothing notable. "But I suspect it's not ET", he added. We woul...

Singapore confirms 41 locally-transmitted Zika cases

Of the group, 34 people have recovered, while seven remain at a hospital. An Aedes aegypti mosquito is seen inside a test tube as part of a research on preventing the spread of the Zika virus and other mosquito-borne diseases at a control and p...

Rosberg closes gap in title race, yet Hamilton seems happier

Nico Rosberg is the favorite and the likely victor with Hamilton being pushed to the back of the starting line. With Hamilton out of the picture, Rosberg will be confident of securing the 28th pole position of his career. He is a two-time victor of...

Burkini ban suspended by top French court

The court said it seriously infringed fundamental freedoms, as it suspended the ban in the Villeneuve-Loubet Cote d'Azur town. But critics of the ruling say the issue is far from settled. Police have fined Muslim women for wearing burkinis on beach...

Trump Campaign Chair Paul Manafort Resigns

Trump is now trailing Clinton in every major poll. Earlier this week, Trump hired former Breitbart executive Steve Bannon, a brash, anti-establishment conservative who has never run a presidential campaign, to be his chief executive.

Ariya Jutanugarn wins in Canada for 5th LPGA Tour title

The 20-year-old from Thailand racked up seven birdies Saturday before two late miscues left her with a round of 5-under 67. With rounds of 74 and 73, Lee's tournament score of five-over-par was two strokes over the cut line, and 13 strokes behind t...

Yellen says a rate hike is coming-but markets say not now

Speaking at the annual three-day symposium in the USA state of Wyoming, Yellen showed she was cautiously upbeat about the U.S. economy. Fed Vice Chair Stanley Fischer later reinforced that message. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 96.46 points, ...

Is Jill Stein the Ralph Nader of 2016?

Jill Stein was in Baton Rouge, Louisiana helping flood victims. As for the idea that Trump will benefit more from a fade in minor-party support, that's true, but only marginally. That makes the state ripe territory for third-party options. But the ...

Assad May Still Have Chemical Weapons

The report "states clearly that the Syrian regime and Daesh have perpetrated chemical attacks in Syria", said French Deputy Ambassador Alexis Lamek. The U.S. will probably seek additional U.N. Security Council resolutions against Syria when the rep...

Murder charge, Home Hill

Ayad is due to appear in the Townsville Magistrates Court tomorrow. It will now be an eight week wait before the families of Ms Ayliffe-Chung and Thomas Jackson can expect to hear any new developments surrounding the alleged stabbings. Ayliffe-Chun...

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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...