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Drug war here to stay, says Duterte, police units to go

His police chief, Ronald dela Rosa, said the breakup of anti-drugs units was necessary to rebuild them, but it could disrupt the progress of the campaign. "Police justify those 2503 killings, saying the victims resisted arrest and shot at police of...

Bound passengers prevented from boarding flights after Trump order

The ACLU and other activist groups filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of two Iraqis who were held at JFK upon landing. He was granted a special immigrant visa on January 20, President Trump's inauguration day and arrived in NY with his wife...

Microsoft Looks To Add More Cross-Platform Games In The Future

The studio said that's because "our Ranked experiences are as closely matched and competitive as possible". The video game developer claimed that from the test period, gamers on Xbox One and PC had around the same level of skill. According to the a...

President Trump Orders 30-Day Review of Strategy to Fight ISIS

The Joint Chiefs will have to present options for the destruction of ISIS to Mr. Trump within 30 days. US forces have carried out more than 200 airstrikes in Iraq and Syria since Trump's inauguration, roughly the same pace as during the waning da...

British PM raises rights concerns as she pursues greater trade with Turkey

They would step up an aviation security programme, signing a defence deal worth more than $125million to develop Turkish fighter jets. Asked whether May would raise human rights concerns since last July's failed coup, the spokeswoman said Britain h...

Greenpeace protesters 'resist' Trump, climb crane in northwest DC

Some of the protesters were in the arm of the crane and trying to unfurl a banner. "At that time, seven individuals were detained and taken into custody". "MPD respects everyone's right to protest, however, today's actions are extremely unsafe and un...

Jihadists in Syria launch assault on rebels attending peace talks

Jabhat Fateh al-Sham has accused the rebels of conspiring against it at peace talks in Kazakhstan this week. Ahrar al-Sham, a conservative Sunni Islamist group, has sided with the FSA groups, saying Fateh al-Sham had rejected mediation attempts.

Chinese New Year: Australia Welcomes Year Of The Rooster

With a long line of students, staff and community members excitedly waiting to enter the hall, the energy for the upcoming holiday was more than present. The Years of the Rooster include 1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005 and 2017. The ...

Usain Bolt can no longer call himself a triple-triple Olympic champion

Carter who was a key part of the Jamaican relay team was one of 454 athletes selected for doping samples retested by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) past year, and has been found to contain the banned stimulant methylhexaneamine. Japan will...

Trump's Inauguration Cake Was The Spitting Image Of Obama's

MacIsaac said that she in no way was trying to step on Goldman's toes. In keeping with that sentiment, Buttercream Bakeshop donated $1200 of the cake's proceeds to the Human Rights Campaign , a nonprofit that works to bring equality to the LGBTQ...

Emoluments Much? Trump's Mar-a-Lago Doubles Membership Fee

Donald Trump's Florida resort Mar-a-Lago has been accused of cashing in on his presidential victory. The increase restores the Mar-a-Lago price to its pre-recession level, before economic troubles made it harder for the club to attract new members...

Knights of Malta Grand Master to resigns after Pope row

He added that the next step was a formality in which the group's Sovereign Council would have to sign off on the unusual resignation. The Pope was dragged into a dispute about condom distribution a year ago, when a top official of the Knights of Ma...

Google I/O 2017 will take place May 17 - 19

The official Google I/O website is still not updated yet. Google I/O brings developers together for an "immersive, three-day experience focused on exploring the next generation of technology, mobile, and beyond". It's the second year that Google ...

SEC conducting probe into Yahoo security breaches

The SEC requests that companies disclose any possible cybersecurity risks as soon as they are determined to have an effect on investors. The company has disclosed that after the core internet assets are sold to Verizon , it will change the name of t...

Russian Federation and USA warplanes strike Syria in first ever JOINT attack

The Pentagon denied the report. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer suggested Monday that President Donald Trump would be willing to collaborate with Russian Federation on military operations against ISIS in Syria. Coming just three days afte...

IRS Says 2017 Tax Filing Season Opened Successfully & On Schedule

Tax filing season in Virginia and the nation kicks off today. It's estimated that more than 153 million returns will be filed in the upcoming months. "The electronic filing PIN is no longer an option". A new law means the IRS is required to h...

New weather satellite begins sending back images of Earth

The satellite formerly known as GOES-R (so Prince, right?) has transmitted its first images back to Earth, and they are flooring. The first images included a composite color full-disk visible image of the Western Hemisphere, which was made using se...

Protestoes burn Donald Trump statue and mock president with fake 'Great Wall'

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said he was willing to discuss trade, illegal migration and other aspects of bilateral ties with Trump but insisted he would defend Mexico's national interests. "No to terrorism against free companies", said a sig...

Iranian delegation du in Kazakhstan for Syria talks

Previous ceasefire attempts involving the United States and United Nations quickly fell apart as the warring sides exchanged fire and blame. The United States will not send a delegation to Syria peace talks in Kazakhstan, citing "Our presidential i...

Barack Obama's inauguration in 2009 had higher ratings than Donald Trump's

Trump's swearing-in, which ranked fifth out of the 13 ceremonies in Nielsen's report , was roughly on par with the first inaugurations of Bill Clinton in 1993 (29.7 million viewers) and George W. Barack Obama's first inauguration back in 2009, whi...

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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...

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 ...

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...

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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'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...

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...