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Syria rebels reject Aleppo exit as army advances

That would have allowed about a quarter-million civilians under siege in eastern Aleppo, along with opposition forces, to remain and facilitated the negotiation of a truce and the flow of humanitarian aid. President Vladimir Putin's spokesman says th...

IS exploits rain, hits Iraqi militias west, south of Mosul

The Iraqi government has called on Mosul's residents to stay in their homes during the operation to retake the city from the Islamic State group, hoping to avoid large-scale displacement, but as progress on the ground slows, hundreds of thousands are...

Cost reductions, venue plans dominate Tokyo 2020 meetings

The IOC is expected to make its decision by late 2017. The budget's biggest expense is venue infrastructure with more than $1.9 billion allocated for construction of temporary venues or fitting overlays in existing venues to get them to meet Olympi...

Four new elements officially added to periodic table

The periodic table is getting a little bigger after scientists added the names of four new elements , completing the seventh row of the chart. Once the proposed names are submitted, they were opened for public review for a five month period.

United States woman alleges gang-rape by five men in Indian capital

The other suspects include the hotel attendant, a cousin and friend of the tourist guide, and one other who worked in the tourist bus that the American woman and her friends had hired. A special police team has been formed and an investigation is on ...

'Words that I deeply regret': Maryam Monsef apologizes for accusations against MPs

And in May, Democratic Institutions Minister Maryam Monsef changed the promise, pledging electoral reform only with "broad support" from the public. In the wake of Monsef's comments and the Liberal MPs' recommendations, there was widespread specula...

Michigan Recount Process to Resume Next Week After Brief Halt

Some critics have claimed Ms Stein is trying to garner more national attention while building a donor database by raising money for the recount effort. 4:09 PM A federal judge today rejected a request from two pro-Donald Trump groups looking to ...

Daesh Militant Blows Up Tank Truck in Eastern Mosul, Kills 24

The grueling house-to-house battles are expected to take months and cost hundreds, if not thousands, of lives, but commanders say they are up to the challenge. The Iraqi counter-terrorism forces say that ISIS' most lethal weapon is their snipers. H...

Putin meets Japanese FM in St. Petersburg

The two countries never signed a formal peace treaty after the end of World War II. Kishida said the talks were "meaningful, important and useful" ahead of Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to the city of Yamaguchi in western Japan on Dece...

Xbox Live Games With Gold for December 2016

The Xbox One has lagged behind Sony's PlayStation 4 in sales in all major territories around the world, but since July in the U.S. and September in the United Kingdom and Australia, it has been the best-selling console. I think we'll look back on 2...

Putin: We'll work with new USA administration

During his annual State of the Nation speech in Moscow , Mr Putin emphasised his eagerness to work with President-elect Donald Trump. Putin added he hoped the United States and Russia will unite to fight global terrorism , noting Russian military...

Western Michigan survives OH for MAC title, possible Cotton Bowl bid

The Bobcats fell, 29-23, in a tight, taunt, thrilling MAC Championship Game on Friday night at Ford Field. It wasn't that Western Michigan won to finish the season 13-0. It is perfectly reasonable to claim that Western Michigan did not face a s...

Trump announces December 15 news conference to discuss leaving business

In fact, Trump had made no such commitment, at least publicly. "In the last few years. we have faced attempts of foreign pressure with all tools involved - from the myths about Russian aggression, (allegations) of meddling in elections to the hound...

Net long-term UK immigration hovers at record levels

It was the second highest figure on record - just behind the 336,000 for the 12 months to June 2015. "The government has been clear that we are committed to reducing migration to sustainable levels, but that it's going to take time", she said .

Baltimore police release video of police-involved shooting

Baltimore cops Gary Brown and Supreme Jones responded to the scene after receiving a call at around 9:30 a.m. about a man behaving erratically, threatening people on the street with knives and a cane. Footage from the shooting marks the first time ...

Largest coral die-off ever in Great Barrier Reef

In the east Torres Strait and outermost ribbon reef -also part of the northern region of the Great Barrier Reef- the survey spotted large swathe of reefs that escaped the damages of the bleaching. "The message should be that it isn't too late for Aus...

Apple MacBook Pro with Touch Bar now available in India

Sources are saying that this new MacBook Pro 2016 with Touch Bar is now running out of the stock at dealers of India, IT Net Infocomm, mentioned in its Twitter account about its Touch bar variant at a price of Rs 1,55,900 and another one with a 15-...

Thunderstorm Triggers Freak Asthma Outbreak in Australia, Killing Four

Ambulance Victoria's executive director of emergency services Mick Stephenson said they received an "unprecedented workload" last night. It's a baffling situation, as CBC News noted that some of the sufferers never had any attacks in the past ....

Infiltrators fire at BSP patrol along IB, jawan injured

A senior BSF officer said a group of militants entered into the this side along the International Border in Ramgarh sector of Samba district and the movement was picked up by BSF troops. "The tunnel is about 75-80 metres from the IB and about 35-...

Nuttall is elected UKIP leader

But Mr Nuttall declared the party would continue to hold the Government to account saying: "If we don't get real Brexit, and if we continue to have freedom of movement and we're not allowed to sign our own trade deals and we still have to pay a me...

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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...