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Obamas hand out treats at the White House for Halloween

From WhiteHouse .gov to Twitter to Facebook, Flickr , Snapchat, Vimeo , iTunes , Instagram , Tumblr, YouTube , Medium and more, a "digital infrastructure" has been established that should serve as a launchpad for the next president as well as...

Kim Kardashian breaks her social media silence after her Paris robbery

Kim posted a picture of herself looking at her phone while sitting in a chair. "From Kourtney Kardashian - Love these old videos!" either Kim, Khloe, or another proxy wrote , linking to an adorable throwback video of the two dressed as Wonder ...

US General Claims ISIS Leaders 'Abandoning' Mosul

The addition of the elite troops, also known as counter-terrorism forces, on Thursday marked a significant intensification of the fight for Iraq's second-largest city. "As for you, America, we promise you. you will be defeated in Iraq and you wil...

Andrew Gaskell: Missing Australian found in Malaysia jungle

Mr Gaskell arrived at the Miri Hospital's emergency ward at about 3pm on Tuesday, after being flown out from Mulu by helicopter. Gaskell was conscious and able to speak, but was taken to hospital by rescue crews, the ABC reported. A World Heritag...

Venezuela Opposition Calls Off Protest, Delays Political Trial

A senior USA diplomat, Undersecretary of State Thomas Shannon, arrived Monday for a three-day visit to show support for the dialogue, according to the State Department. The move led to opposition protests and increased tensions between the government...

Syrian military vows to repel Aleppo insurgent attack

Video footage shows they have used imprecise explosive weapons including mortars and Katyusha rockets , whose use in the vicinity of densely populated civilian areas flagrantly violates worldwide humanitarian law. Local media reports also said army ...

Clinton reaps $53 million in campaign cash in 19 days

Clinton has yet to make a general election campaign stop. More Republicans and Republican-leaning independents are now likely voters for election 2016. The president is planning a sort of "tour de swing state". While campaigning in OH, he criticize...

European Shipowners Welcome IMO Decision on Emission

The IMO tweeted that the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 70) had agreed the 0.5% cap on sulphur emissions from ships would come into force in 2020, rather than the potential later date of 2025. The shipping industry is among the wor...

[ October 29, 2016 ] Remember, clocks go back one hour tonight! Irish News

This weekend the clocks will go back at 2:00am on Sunday, 30 October. Benjamin Franklin first had the idea to chance the clocks while he was in Paris in 1784. However it wasn't something that was properly introduced in the United Kingdom until 1916...

Bill Clinton returning to OH for Hillary Clinton campaign

The aides called that part of the operation "Bill Clinton Inc." and estimated they raised $3 million in fees for the ex-president and arranged deals that would pay him as much as $66 million in future years. Those interested in attending the Bill Cli...

Pakistan fires minister for leaking news about army rift

The story drew an outpour of criticism with the military stating that it was fed to the reporter and demanded investigations into it. Pervez Rasheed, the information minister, was asked to step down over his alleged role as a source for the report,...

Mobile Is Giving You an Unbelievable 50% Discount on the Google Pixel

Hey Pixel owners, we could whisper this in your ear, but that just wouldn't be our style. And we have already seen that when it comes to camera performance the Pixel is out class. Now T-Mobile is trying to attract Pixel owners with a promotion:...

SC slams Centre over delay in appointment of high court judges

The Supreme Court had come down heavily on the Centre for for not appointing judges despite recommendations it had made. We do not want a situation where the institution is impacted. Stating that the government is free to express its reservations, th...

More Than Half A Million Red Cross Donors' Data Exposed In Breach

Red Cross chief executive officer Shelly Park has apologised for the breach, saying that it is being investigated. "We take cyber security very seriously and we are deeply disappointed this occurred". "The Australian Red Cross Blood Service has advis...

Wolf vetoes bill on inspector general, 3 other measures

Beer distributors are now only able to sell 12-packs, cases, and kegs. The provisions to expand casino-style gambling previously passed the House in June, but stalled in the Senate. Language from HB 2150 was tacked onto the bill, including provisions...

Tributes pour in for couple killed at Dreamworld

Queensland law firm Maurice Blackburn revealed on Friday they had received a flood of calls about the accident witnessed by dozens of park patrons, including Ms Goodchild's husband. 'She just kept screaming "Where's Mummy? She is wanting at the momen...

PS Plus Games Lineup Announced For November, Is Largely Alright

Everybody's Gone to the Rapture is no different, with handsome visuals and a mysterious and heartbreaking story that's particularly compelling. Hackers attending the GeekPwn 2016 convention in Shanghai, China suggested that Sony's PlayStation 4 ...

Pentagon says US airstrikes target al-Qaida in Afghanistan

Gen. Jeff Buchanan, the deputy chief of staff for Operation Resolute Support, admitted that previous U.S. estimates on al-Qaeda's presence in Afghanistan were too low. A US official said that drone aircraft conducted the strikes, which hit two separa...

Joe Namath questions Geno Smith's knee injury

New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith will reportedly miss the rest of the 2016 season after tearing his ACL, according to NFL Media's Ian Rapoport . "Because when the owner stops believing in you, the GM stops believing in you and the coaches stop...

Kashmir core issue between Pakistan, India: Sharif tells UK

Kashmir issue must be resolved according to the UN resolutions as per the commitments made by the Indian government, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said during a meeting with Sir Mark Lyall Grant, National Security Adviser, United Kingdom. Sources sai...

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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...