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Heavy security in tense Gabon after Bongo re-election validated

Fear is high that a ruling in favour of President Ali Bongo, who won by a wafer thin margin provoking charges of fraud, could spark a fresh wave of furious opposition protests like those which followed the announcement of his victory. Officers in rio...

IPhone 7 Plus 2x zoom isn't always optical

Today's update includes fixes for several minor bugs that have been discovered since the operating system was released. One new feature of the iOS 1.1 beta is a "portrait mode" for the camera in the iPhone 7 that changes the depth of field in ima...

Four human smugglers arrested in Egypt after migrant boat tragedy

The number of people trying to cross the Mediterranean from Egypt to Europe has increased significantly in the past year, according to the European Union border agency Frontex. "This is a disaster". "Everyone is helping. All security agencies are inv...

Uncertainty abounds as Croatia holds snap election

It is obvious that small "third-way" parties will once again play a key role in forming a new government, similar with last election when junior party MOST had a surprise win with 19 seats. But during campaigning Milanovic sharpened his populist rh...

SpaceX: Breach in Helium System Likely Caused September Explosion

The cause of a dramatic SpaceX Falcon 9 explosion on September 1 that turned the rocket (and its payload ) into a fireball of debris has remained a complete mystery to the public, until now. The breach occurred during propellant loading in advance o...

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Recall Devices Land In The US

Samsung said it would supply the remaining 300,000 new Note 7s by the end of this month. The update will display a green battery icon on the "Always On" display, notification bar, and "Power Off" prompt screen to indicate the device has been bat...

Obama, Netanyahu Say US-Israel Bond 'Unbreakable'

Still, Netanyahu praised the security agreement and thanked the president for the extensive cooperation between the two countries. The President told Netanyahu that he plans to visit Israel many times after he leaves office, where Netanyahu said he...

Daesh rockets fired from Syria hit Kilis, injure 8 people

The private Dogan news agency said the rocket is believed to have been fired by ISIS group militants. They followed the launching earlier today of two missiles from northern Syria into Kilis city, south Turkey , where eight persons, mainly childre...

Zuckerberg fund pledges $3 billion investment towards curing all diseases

When the pair announced the Initiative they said it would be used to give away 99 percent of their money earned through the operation of Facebook . We set a goal: can we cure all diseases in our children's lifetime? With the right tools at hand, in ...

UN suspends Syria convoys after aid trucks hit

Britain said on Monday it had taken part in a US-led air strikes in Syria over the weekend that Russian Federation says killed Syrian soldiers. The United Nations said that only Washington and Moscow could declare it over, as they were the ones w...

Rahami charged with using weapon of mass destruction

None of the packages turned out to contain explosives. A police source added: "Who in this world finds a pressure cooker with a phone and just takes the bag?" One of them exploded, injuring 29 people, while the other was recovered intact.

How the Federal Government Is Regulating Self-driving Cars

The U.S. government on Tuesday released new rules for the fast-growing, high-profile world of self-driving cars, touting the technology's possible safety benefits and potential. In the United Kingdom, the government past year issued guidelines for ...

Palestinian stabs officers in Jerusalem and is shot

Two Palestinians were shot dead on Monday by Israeli soldiers in the southern West Bank town of Hebron, the Palestinian Health Ministry said, APA reports quoting Xinhua. On Sunday evening, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held a meeting wi...

Shawty Lo: Rapper is dead

According to Fulton County police, the vehicle crashed over a guardrail and hit several trees before bursting into flames. Walker, 40, was ejected from the auto and died at the scene. Two women passengers were transported to a local hospital with non...

European Union competition head Vestager defends Apple tax ruling

The Commission decided that Ireland must now recover the taxes unpaid by Apple in Ireland for 2003 to 2014, totalling up to €13 billion, plus interest. An Apple spokesman didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. And his focus was in poi...

Sprained thumb could leave struggling Bears without Cutler

The Bears will be trying to avoid a second straight 0-3 start under Fox. Coach John Fox said he did not see the exchange but spoke generally about such occurrences. “Medical people come to you and say he cant go, then he cant go, ” Fox said. Wh...

Commission on Presidential Debates Announces Topics for First Debate

Monday marked the one-week mark ahead of the first of the three presidential debates during the 2016 campaign and the candidates are gearing up. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will meet at Hofstra's David S. Trump's theory is that journalists are...

Showdown at the top of Philippines politics: What you need to know

De Lima's removal was unprecedented in recent history which arose when she allowed a witness who claimed to be a member of a "death squad" that killed at least 1,000 people allegedly on orders of Duterte when he was the mayor for more than 20 years o...

You should go download macOS Sierra right now

Check with the software or accessory maker, or look for any complaints online. Siri for Mac can help you locate files and you can even have Siri narrow down those files as you search for them. The command will erase the disk and copy the instal...

HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle, Desire 10 Pro smartphones unveiled

According to market analysts at Gartner, they're quite the crowdpleasers: 85 percent of users in Asian markets are replacing their middle-of-the-road phone with the same category of phone. A 3,000mAh non-removable battery stores the juice. The r...

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Inspectors' visit to suspected Syria gas attack site delayed

President Donald J. Trump announced the combined strikes were in retaliation for the regime of Syrian leader Bashar Assad using chemical weapons April 7 against civilians in Doum...

Michael Cohen withdraws lawsuits against BuzzFeed, Fusion GPS

Cohen's lawyer, David Schwartz , said in a statement that the suits were withdrawn because Cohen no longer has time for them, report the Wall Street Journal , Politico an...

Mueller team says it has not gone rogue

Bloomberg reports that Rosenstein met with the president last week and that's when the Deputy AG gave the president the assurance according to people familiar with the matter. The...

Just when you thought Sean Hannity couldn't sink any lower …

Cohen should be asked to reveal the name or can permissibly do so", the letter said. Maddow explained the that the Steele dossier allegations are "just" allegations, but noted wh...

Barbara Bush remembered as friendly, approachable by Bush library visitors

Bush's daughter, Doro, had a couple of friends in common. "We just came to pay our respects to Mrs". Bush died Tuesday evening according to a statement made by the office of Geo...

Former First Lady Barbara Bush To Be Laid To Rest Saturday

Laura, Barbara, Jenna, and I are sad, but our souls are settled because we know hers was. "Especially now - we should remember her by working to return those values to our public l...

Diamonds from space may be from 'lost planet'

The meteorites were formed after an asteroid slammed into Earth's atmosphere - making it technically a meteor - exploding 23 miles (37 kilometers) above the Nubian Desert in Suda...

Gold medalist sues USA Gymnastics, Michigan State

Two-time Olympic medal winning gymnast McKayla Maroney says she has questioned whether she paid too high of a price for her success . Maroney pointed to personnel overhauls at...

Local Congressional Leaders on Syria Airstrikes

The Russian military, meanwhile, claims to have struck down a majority of the missiles . The tripartite military action from the United States, France and Britain was created to...

Indo-Nordic summit: India, Sweden to strengthen defence and security cooperation

We will engage with them in a similar manner, and examine how they can help our missions like Make in India , Skill India, Startup India and Smart Cities programmes. The partnersh...

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Younkers stores could shutter across Iowa as part of bankruptcy

Younkers stores could shutter across Iowa as part of bankruptcy

Bon-Ton has 700 employees at its corporate offices in downtown Milwaukee. Liquidators are companies that sell off all of retailers assets and then close the stores. The group signe...

ZTE suspends trading after being blacklisted by the United Kingdom and US

ZTE suspends trading after being blacklisted by the United Kingdom and US

Bush, on President Trump's decision to block Broadcom's takeover of Qualcomm , the president's push for a wall along the border with Mexico and the president's upcoming meeting wi...

Vice President Mike Pence makes quick visit to Colorado Springs

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

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

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...