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United States concerned about South Africa quitting ICC

In the absence of regional courts with criminal jurisdiction, the ICC provided justice internationally for those affected by egregious human rights violations, crimes against humanity, and for victims of genocide, the SAHRC said. Masutha also annou...

United Nations chief says ending Syria war 'biggest challenge'

But Assad, in a Thursday interview conducted in English with Russian newspaper Komsomolskaya Pravda , said the Syrian government has no option but to press on with its offensive. "It is right now we should be looking again at the more kinetic, mil...

Could A Write-In Vote For Pence Still Count For The Trump Ticket?

The Thursday rally will be held at 6 p.m.at Embassy Suites Hotel and Spa in Albuquerque. At Pence's campaign stops, there should be someone to ask him whether Trump is a good role model for the nation's children. Pence will say: "Don't kid yourself, ...

DOJ Appeals Ruling Blocking Obama's Transgender Bathroom Policy

A federal judge who ruled against the Obama administration's guidance barring anti-transgender discrimination in schools, including for bathroom use, has clarified the scope of the order, asserting his decision applies nationwide. "We are hopef...

Google Smartwatch tipped to debut in 2017 with Android Wear 2.0

But with its status as a beta version, you will have to sign up for the beta program in order to be part of the initial OS release. There are a lot of people only interested in the newer handsets, such as the Google Pixel devices but a YouTube view...

Florida Man Missing Half Of His Head Arrested For Arson And Murder

Police told of two individuals living next door in a duplex. Not immediately clear was why " Halfy " set his mattress on fire. According to police reports, Rodriquez was in his backyard Monday after intentionally setting his mattress on fire whil...

Kodak launches the Ektra - an Android smartphone with analog camera feel

The Ektra has a 21-megapixel camera with f/2.0 aperture, phase detection autofocus, optical image stabilization, and dual LED flash. The Kodak Ektra will launch first in Europe and the United Kingdom followed by other geographies in 2017.

Google's Pixel phone: Not much new, but still a standout

It is the first phone with the new Google Assistant built in When you touch and hold the home button or say the "hot word", Google Assistant starts its action. Those prices put them in exactly the same kind of territory as Apple's iPhone models...

Stringent action against the guilty in hospital fire: Naveen Patnaik

Also, Bhubaneswar police issued a lookout circular against Manoj Nayak, chairman of the trust running the hospital, as well as his wife Saswati. On Tuesday, the Khandagiri police arrested the hospital's superintendent and three other staffers in co...

Clinton Jumps Into Lead In Nevada Ahead Of Last Debate

Libertarian Gary Johnson received 7 percent of support, and Green Party candidate Jill Stein had 2 percent. Thom Reilly, the director of the Morrison Institute, said he is confident in the sample as a representative of Arizona's political stance....

Clinton campaign venturing further into GOP territory

Trump has been making campaign stops in battleground Florida and North Carolina in recent days and travels to Wisconsin and Colorado this week, while Clinton continues to do debate preparation. He denied the rape accusation, which was never adjudic...

UN Human Rights Council to hold emergency session on Aleppo

The UN Human Rights Council will meet on Friday to discuss the worsening situation in the embattled Syrian city of Aleppo, the council said on Tuesday. Air raids have so far killed hundreds of people and caused global outrage. Shoigu said Russian F...

Rockstar Debuts Red Dead Redemption Sequel Teaser Images

The first might be a stretch, as it was the Rockstar Logo with a blood red background , similar to the color scheme of Red Dead Redemption . Red Dead Revolver just came to the PSN store as the next PS2 game on PS4. Rockstar Games updated its Fac...

Putin: US 'Playing the Russian Card' With Hacking Claims

The two countries also inaugurated units 3 and 4 of the Kudankulam nuclear plant. Brazil, Russia , India, China and South Africa, or BRICS , face the tough task of asserting their growing influence as a power group even as they bridge their own tra...

Yemeni missile attacks to stop Saudi war: Activist

A Saudi-led coalition has intervened since March 2015 in support of Yemeni President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi's internationally-recognised government after it was forced to flee as Shiite Huthi rebels seized the capital and pushed south. Two US citiz...

Hacked email about Catholics sparks Republican outcry

Palmieri made fun of wealthy religious conservatives, implying they were Catholics instead of evangelical Christians due to its "social acceptability" among their peers. "If only on behalf of her Catholic running mate, Hillary Clinton should denoun...

Sri Lanka, Bhutan back India's fight against terrorism

As the summit is taking place just a few weeks after the September 18 terror attack on an army camp at Uri in north Kashmir, the prime minister is likely to use the opportunity to once again stress on mobilising support for the early adoption of the ...

Donald Trump Wants To Be 'Best Friends' With India

Taking potshots at Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump over his assertion that the Indian and Hindu community would have a true friend at the White House if he is elected as the President, the Congress Party on Sunday alleged that the form...

It's Over: Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Taken Off The Market

The Transportation Department warned that passengers who packed the devices in checked luggage raised the risk of "a catastrophic incident". The ban came into effect from Saturday noon EDT (1600 GMT) under an emergency order after confirmed repor...

Trump belittles accusers as more turn up with sordid stories

His defense appeared undermined by a video that surfaced last week in which he bragged about kissing and groping women without their permission. There are encouraging signs for Donald Trump in Ohio. The second woman, Rachel Crooks, described ...

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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...