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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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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...