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Russia, Iran and Turkey issue joint declaration on Syrian settlement

His regime's total control over east Aleppo, declared Thursday, was obtained with pitiless brute force that has reduced much of the country's former economic heart to rubble, in a war that has killed more than 310,000 people nationwide. Eight buses e...

Suburban Chicago man sues, claims McDonald's "Extra Value Meals" are a ripoff

The complaint, obtained by LawNewz .com, says that while the Extra Value Meal costs $5.90, if he purchased each item separately it would cost 41 cents less. The case has yet to move forward in the court system, but if a judge grants it class-action ...

Instagram now lets you sticker your Stories, just like on Snapchat

The users will now be able to add context to their story by putting in stickers , irrespective of where they are or what they are doing. But, since Instagram is launching this capability during the holidays, you also get access to a bunch of fun...

Wind warning as NI set for stormy Christmas weekend

If you're going to be doing driving on Friday in the mountains (above the Ridge), you will need chains or snow tires eventually. "In particular, Friday looks like bringing stormy weather, with the north and west most at risk, but the details ar...

Next big thing from Elon Musk? It could be 'Boring'

Two hours later the billionaire added: " I am actually going to do this " and changed his Twitter bio to read: "Tesla, SpaceX, Tunnels (yes, tunnels) and OpenAI". "But if you have tunnels in cities you would massively alleviate congestion and you c...

Drone footage captures a killer whale eating a shark

Scientists have yet to determine where these orcas prefer to stay most of the time, but there are theories that suggest they come from Alaskan and southern Californian waters. The species has been spotted moving in pods of up to 200 members, however....

Turkish army: 13 soldiers killed, 48 wounded in bombing

Turkey: less than a week after the Istanbul bombing, another vehicle bomb attack kills 13 off duty soldiers in Kayseri . Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus, in an interview with broadcaster NTV, said the materials used in the latest attack we...

'Bye-Bye America': President Rodrigo Duterte Says Philippines Can 'Survive Without American Money'

In an hour-long speech earlier to Filipinos in Singapore, Duterte referred to worldwide news coverage of his claims this week that in his previous role as mayor of Davao City, he killed suspects to set an example for police. "It happened. I can not l...

Trump trolling rolls on as Baldwin returns to 'SNL'

You are the gift", he said. Goodman and Baldwin also joined Affleck during his scattershot monologue, where they tried to ease his nerves about hosting for the first time during SNL's Christmas spectacular. "I know, all lies, made up by some ve...

Enough provisions to scrutinise accounts of political parties: CBDT

Also, Income Tax, Enforcement Directorate and other investigative agencies are keeping a close watch on the information. Speaking on the occasion, CBDT Chairman Sushil Chandra said, the department has issued around 3000 notices on the basis of depo...

Putin visits judo center in downtown Tokyo

Abe said Russian Federation and Japan should stop debating the territorial claims and instead focus on economic cooperation, including on the disputed islands. Japan and Russian Federation have not concluded a peace treaty since the end of World War...

Jared Leto to Return as Joker in Gotham City Sirens?

According to the site, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles star has apparently been doing some online shopping for Harley Quinn comics featuring Poison Ivy, and had them delivered to her on the Warner Bros . After the New 52 reset and animated seri...

Philippines: Duterte to face impeachment after 'personal killing' claim?

Duterte will also meet the Filipino community before departing for the Philippines, the ministry said. Labour Secretary Silvestre Bello told the same media briefing he had difficulty keeping pace with Duterte's schedule, and did not know where the ...

Robin Thicke Addresses Father's Death on Instagram

More celebrities and musicians paid tribute to Thicke on social media as well. Alan's "TV wife" Joanna Kerns also shared some kind words about Alan on Twitter , in response to actor Daniel Franzese tweeting his condolences to her. He was 69 ...

How To Use Instagram's Live Video Streaming Feature

Setting up a live stream is easy, mainly thanks to the fantastic UI Instagram has created. If you want to use Instagram Live Video Streaming, here's what you need to know. Instagram recently took a hint from Facebook and added the ability to lik...

Karnataka Excise Minister resigns over sex scandal, CM orders probe

I have recommended to the Governor (Vajubhai Vala) to accept it. "I have also ordered a probe into the incident". The controversy involving Meti has been brewing since Sunday after RTI activist Rajashekar Mulali accused him of seeking sexual favour...

BILL GATES: Trump's messaging strategy reminds me of John F. Kennedy

No trade war with China: "I feel sure that he and the team he brings in around them, even as they tune things, they won't want the "lose-lose" that you would get if you start to get large tariff walls". His net worth is down from $79.2 billion, but ...

'The X Factor' UK: How Matt Terry defeated Saara Aalto

Meanwhile, Matt's winner's single, "When Christmas Come Around", is available for downloading and streaming now. Speaking after Matt Terry beat Saara Aalto to be named this year's victor, Simon said they had both improved over the series.

Stranded tourists told to stay indoors by Andaman and Nicobar Islands Governor

Heavy rains and winds make it hard for tourists to reach the jetty to board the ships, which would ferry them from the Havelock Islands to Port Blair . The official said there was no report of any loss of life or major damages to property. Lt Gove...

Centre panic stricken about voting on demonetisation: Congress

Speaking to journalists outside Parliament, Mr. Gandhi said his party wanted a debate on demonetisation so that the truth would come to the fore, but the government was running away from it. "They have not shown any inclination to do that". The Min...

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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...