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'Barrow must be allowed to form his government': SA's stance on Gambia

The U.N. Security Council issued a resolution Thursday in support of his rival, Barrow, who was sworn in at the Gambian Embassy in neighboring Senegal. Guinea's Alpha Conde and Mauritanian President Mohamed Abdel Aziz left the main airport in Nouakch...

75 people killed after collapse of landmark high rise building in Tehran

Local Iranian state television said 30 civilians were injured in the disaster, while the state-run IRNA news agency said 45 firefighters had been injured. "My nephew was working in a workshop there", he said. " 'Firefighters went inside to bring th...

German Anti-Trust Case Against Audible, Apple Dropped

Since 2003 , Amazon-owned Audible has been the sole proprietor of audiobook on iTunes, a deal that has ruffled plenty of publishing feathers and raised some antitrust red flags around the world. In a statement , European Commission officials lauded...

Malia Obama Lands Another Big Hollywood Internship For The Summer

In February, 18-year-old Malia Obama is reportedly going to begin interning in the NY office of the Weinstein Co ., reported The Hollywood Reporter . "She's one of my best friends!" the proud papa revealed while appearing on Ellen DeGeneres Sh...

Tremors felt in Rome after quake hits central Italy

A second quake with a magnitude of 5.7 hit the same area about 50 minutes later, and 10 minutes later a third was measured at magnitude 5 .3. There have been no reports of injuries or deaths from this natural disaster swarm. Most recently, a M=6.6...

Italy avalanche: 6 people found alive in buried hotel, 2 rescued

At least four people died and about 20 are still missing. More than 25 people, including children, were thought to have been in the hotel when it was hit by a massive wall of snow. The Rigopiano Hotel is located along a steep slope of San Grasso mo...

Taiwan tells Beijing to grow up over Trump ceremony row

In early December, Trump broke decades of diplomatic precedent by having a 10-minute phone talk with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen, which was described by Trump as a "congratulatory phone call". Trump previously broke decades of diplomatic protoco...

CBI scared of Sisodia, says Kejriwal

His reaction came soon after a CBI team reached the directorate of information and publicity in Civil Lines in the evening to search for documents pertaining to the Delhi government's outreach programme, "Talk To AK". I will wait for your CBI at my h...

On corridor via PoK, China did not show sensitivity

New Delhi had earlier lodged its protest against CPEC with Pakistan and China. Answering a question on Mr. Modi's remarks at Raisina Dialogue-II that the rise of China and India was an unprecedented opportunity for the two countries and the world,...

Martin McGuinness quits Northern Irish politics to deal with serious medical condition

In an interview with the Press Association news agency, he said tests had prompted a diagnosis of a "very serious illness which has taken a toll on me". The plan had always been for Mr McGuinness and Gerry Adams to retire at the same time, perhaps la...

Russian Federation says Barack Obama is trying to undermine Donald Trump

In an interview this week , Trump slammed North Atlantic Treaty Organisation as obsolete and talked of making "good deals with Russia", talking of reducing nuclear weapons and floating the idea of lifting sanctions imposed by the U.S. "I got numerou...

German supreme court rejects bid to outlaw far-right party

It marks the second time that the Federal Constitutional Court in Karlsruhe has considered barring the NPD, which is anti-foreigner, anti-EU, and belittles the Holocaust. However, it is represented on local councils and in 2014 won a seat in the Euro...

Nintendo Switch pre-orders sold out

It looks more than powerful enough, it's portable , has both traditional and motion controls (I love motion controls!), and seems pretty focused on being just games console. On release, Switch only has five games in the United Kingdom and only o...

Dozens of false killer whales stranded off South Florida

As their name suggests, false killer whales resemble orcas at a distance, but they lack the characteristic white oval that encircles the eye of their larger cousin. Mote Marine Laboratory helped perform necropsies (non-human autopsies) in Southwest F...

Trump tells Germany: buy American automobiles, Germany to Trump: 'build better cars'

According to a CNBC article, German carmakers BMW , Daimler and Volkswagen have invested heavily in Mexico, but they also manufacture in the United States. "I would tell BMW that if you are building a factory in Mexico and plan to sell cars ...

The Maiden Flight of the World's Tiniest Orbital Rocket Ends in Failure

Japan's space agency has aborted its mission to launch a mini-rocket for sending a satellite into orbit, as the spacecraft has stopped sending data to ground control shortly after it lifted off. The point of the mission was to demonstrate that such...

SpaceX makes successful rocket launch

The Jan. 14 success was critical because SpaceX has a contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to send astronauts to the International Space Station and is targeting November for the first demonstration flight and May 2018 for ...

Six dead, 10 injured in Gangasagar mela stampede

Around 16 lakh pilgrims took the customary holy dip in the last two days on the occasion of "Makar Sankranti" at Ganga Sagar, West Bengal's public health engineering and rural development Minister Subrata Mukherjee said. This year the state governmen...

Takata Corporation To Pay $1B Over Airbag Fraud

Shinichi Tanaka, Hideo Nakajima, and Tsuneo Chikaraishi are accused of directing the manipulation of test data to falsely indicate airbags manufactured by Takata met the safety requirements stipulated by automakers. "Takata has admitted to a scheme t...

Cuban Immigrants Turned Down in Port of Entries along U.S. Border

The two-decade-long policy, applying only to Cubans, said that if someone was caught in the water migrating to the United States (with "wet feet"), they would be sent back to Cuba, but those who made it to land (with "dry feet") would be allowed to s...

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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...