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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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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...