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Former President To Stand Trial

Sarkozy denies any wrongdoing and his lawyer Thierry Herzog says he will appeal the decision to go ahead with a trial. Sarkozy also lost an attempt to run again for France's presidential elections later this year. Sarkozy was fined by the Constitut...

Shifting his stance yet again, Mulayam to campaign for SP-Cong alliance

Out of 403 seats, the SP will contest 298 seats, while the Congress has put up candidates in 105 constituencies. Prime Minister Modi, during his Meerut rally also alleged that the Akhilesh Yadav government had done little to help the poor, marginal...

Person of interest in custody in murder of Karina Vetrano

Vetrano went for a jog on August 2, 2016 in a park near her Queens residency. The body of Karina was found with her jogging trousers pulled down off a desolate path in Spring Creek Park. Lewis had been on their radar since last Thursday when they w...

PM Netanyahu Meets UK PM May for Talks on Iran, Settlements

In remarks ahead of a meeting between the two leaders in London , Netanyahu added that "Iran seeks to destroy Israel and threatens the world", saying that "this is why more sanctions are needed". The Israeli PM has sparked controversy in the last fe...

Israel to debates bill legalizing West Bank settlements

The junior coalition Jewish Home party announced it would bring to parliament (Knesset) on Monday a bill that envisages the legalization of settlements. "We do not surprise our friends and we keep them updated", he said in a briefing with reporters. ...

North Korea 'fires security chief'

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has sacked his spy chief for abuse of power and executed officials of the state security agency, South Korea's Unification Ministry said yesterday. "It was determined that multiple senior officials, including a vice ...

Nicki Minaj Airs Out Giuseppe Zanotti For 'Racism And Disrespect'

Meek Mill's ex-girflriend further suggested that if fans go to Google, you can see the series of shoes and collections " named after me". "Lil black girl can inspire you but ain't worth a collection my nig?" Case in point: Her latest feud with shoe ...

United Nations presses Myanmar to probe atrocities against Rohingya

The Rohingya have long faced discrimination in Rakhine state, where many Rohingya live and tensions have been high with the Buddhist community. Of 101 women interviewed, 52 said they had been raped or experienced sexual violence from the security for...

We can help you sign up for health insurance

I myself have benefitted from the law by being able to stay on my parent's insurance plan until I was 26 and in graduate school. "Open Enrollment was a success, and it would have been even higher without the Trump Administration's efforts to suppre...

Clarification requested on border tracking system in Trump immigration order

Acknowledging local concerns, Gov. Greg Abbott told the new head of homeland security that economic development is as important to the region as border security. "The same Republicans who howled "fiscal responsibility" when it comes to investments to...

First Jobs Report Under Trump Admin: 227K New Jobs Add

Working in Trump's favor, however, are an economy and a job market that remain on fundamentally sound footing. This was the softest part of the employment report . Gains were noted in retail, construction and finance. The shift in population contro...

United Kingdom to release White Paper on Brexit Thursday

Davis said the government will publish another White Paper before the Great Repeal Bill, which will formally mark Britain's intention to break from the laws governing the European Union after the June 2016 referendum in favour of Brexit. But where ...

Tillerson tells State Department employees he values their work

Most Senate Democrats opposed Tillerson's nomination, angering Republicans who considered the former Exxon Mobil CEO to be highly qualified for the post. Chairman John Barrasso accused the absent Democrats of engaging in obstruction amounting to noth...

Did Trump Undermine Mattis's Trip Before It Started?

The remark was targeted at China that has strongly denounced the decision by the South and the U.S.to deploy THAAD, claiming the system poses threats to its security, despite repeated assurances from Washington that the system is designed only to def...

Reince Priebus Doubles Down on White House's Jew-less Holocaust Remembrance

He also warned about omitting the history of the Holocaust from Jews. White House Chief of Staff, in a separate Meet the Press interview, also defended the statement by calling the "horrible event" a "miserable time in history that we remember here...

Hawaii volcano puts on stunning show as lava pours into sea

The lava stream is roughly two metres wide and wide cracks in the sea cliff could mean the surrounding area is becoming unstable. Kilauea's ongoing Puʻu ʻŌʻō Eruption began in 1983 and is "the most voluminous outpouring of lava from the volcano's E...

Bobcat Escapes National Zoo in DC, Quickly Becomes Political Joke

Ollie's habitat has also been shut down because she will likely stay hidden if there are a lot of people around. Anyone who spots the bobcat is advised not to approach her. "It will be very, very hard to find her". Bobcats can run up to 30 miles...

Shivpal to form new party after election

Shivpal Yadav filed nomination from Jaswantnagar constituency on Tuesday . Elections in Uttar Pradesh scheduled to be held in seven phases between February 11 and March 8. Counting of votes will be done on March 11. Incidentally, this is also BJP'...

Why is Apple removing Iranian apps from its App Store?

Reports coming out of Iran suggest that Apple has been removing Iranian apps from the App Store. Apple does not have an official App Store for Iran, but many have registered their apps outside of Iran to get into the Apple store. According to a Te...

United Nations urges Trump to keep door open for refugees

When asked if Christians would be given special status, he replied "yes", adding: "They've been horribly treated... everybody was persecuted in all fairness, but they were chopping off the heads of everybody but more so the Christians". "When we he...

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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...

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...

'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

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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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...

United Kingdom needs 'latte levy' on disposable coffee cups to cut waste - lawmakers

United Kingdom needs 'latte levy' on disposable coffee cups to cut waste - lawmakers

The Irish parliament is considering banning single-use coffee cups whilst the German city Hamburg said in 2016 that it will no longer use coffee-makers with aluminium capsules in...