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Theresa May lays down independence vote challenge to Sturgeon

In a speech nearly entirely devoted to criticising the SNP and making the case for the future of the United Kingdom, May said there was "no economic case" for Scottish independence. Addressing politicians pushing for a referendum on whether Scotland ...

Jaafari: Key Achievement of Geneva Talks Reasonable Agenda of Four Points

The general principles on the future of Syria were derived from points set out by United Nations mediator Staffan de Mistura previous year, Hariri told reporters after the final meeting of the round of United Nations -led talks in Geneva, the first i...

Iranian oil output to exceed 3.9m bpd in Feb.: Zanganeh

U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) light crude was 70 cents lower at $53.13. Saudi Arabia, the de-facto OPEC leader and the biggest producer of the bloc not only reached its target production cuts, according to the oil ministry of the kingdom it ha...

With 85% of its staff gone, LeEco might soon exit India

Chinese e-commerce giant LeEco has fired 85% of its staff in India amid signs of growing financial strain on the company and this could lead to its possible exit from the country. Already, the company has lost some of its top executives in India. It ...

Tony Romo rumors: Broncos in 'driver's seat' for Cowboys quarterback

Earlier this year, Roethlisberger said he needed time to think about his future before coming back for a 14th season. That timeframe is rather open-ended. Elway expressed the Broncos' belief that Siemian is a player. Elway said the team has not n...

DOL Wants to Delay Fiduciary Rule

The measure, titled " Conflict of Interest Rule - Retirement Investment Advice " but commonly referred to as simply the "Fiduciary Rule", defines investment advisers as fiduciaries, meaning they must trade and adjust portfolios as if their customers'...

Yemen raid was success, gathered vital intelligence

The official insisted the raid was worth the risk because AQAP has a history of plotting, inspiring, and exporting terror to America and the West, and because the USA has no military presence on the ground, the Examiner reported. The officials spoke ...

Australia GDP Rises 1.1% On Quarter In Q4

Annualised growth was 2.4 per cent nationally, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics. ANZ said in a note that the result "confirmed that the weakness in Q3 was only temporary, and underlying momentum in the economy remains solid".

Aguero's double leads Man City into FA Cup quarterfinals

City bounced back from falling behind in the seventh minute at Etihad Stadium as Guardiola's decision to play a virtually full-strength team paid off. Ultimately, Huddersfield was outclassed, which was to be predicted after making nine changes from...

Judge agrees to free widow of Orlando shooter on bail

The judge says there's no evidence that Salman has connections to the Islamic State group or holds extremist views. In a statement posted to social media, Orlando police Chief John Mina said he was disappointed by the turn of events. A date for...

Head of al-Qaida affiliate derides Syria talks

The Syrian opposition delegation to Geneva rejects drafting a constitution if no assembly is elected to formulate it, sources told Al-Arabiya. The source said the government delegation had "in-depth and fruitful talks" with de Mistura over the past...

Shrove (Fat) Tuesday pancake supper planned

The day's proper name, Shrove Tuesday, comes from shrive, meaning absolution for sins by doing penance, with Christians trying to be "shriven" before the 40 days of fasting or similar exhibition of discipline that takes place during Lent.

Wilderness Society comment on Zinke confirmation as Interior Secretary

Zinke, a 55-year-old former Navy SEAL, told The Montana Standard in October 2016 that he would "never agree with the transfer or sale of public lands". Zinke's confirmation marks the most recent victory for the Trump administration in a historically...

United States billionaire Wilbur Ross sworn in as Trump's commerce secretary

Ross was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on Monday night. The senate confirmed billionaire investor Wilbur Ross as secretary of commerce in a 72 to 27 vote less contentious than some other cabinet approvals. Trump sent out a tweet congratulating ...

Swedes never heard of Fox News' Swedish 'security advisor'

Alas, the person they introduced as a "defense and national security advisor" is known as such only to the Fox News team, as Swedish officials have never heard of the mysterious Nils Bildt . "We have no spokesman by that name ", she said. Alleged...

Huawei Watch 2: Good Looks, But Lacking a Major Feature

Both the Huawei Watch 2 and Watch 2 Classic have a 1.2-inch display with a resolution of 390 x 390, a Snapdragon Wear 2100 processor and 2 GB of internal storage . Huawei hasn't released pricing information for any of its new phones or watc...

Darrell Issa says Russian Federation investigations need a special prosecutor, not Jeff Sessions

US intelligence services have concluded Russian Federation intervened in the USA election by hacking into Democratic National Committee emails and leaking them, as well as pushing fake reports aimed at hurting the reputation of Democratic presidentia...

Death of Russian ambassador to United Nations needs to be studied more

A memorial service has been held in Russian Federation for the former ambassador to the UN, Vitaly Churkin, who died suddenly this week after falling ill at work a day short of his 65th birthday. Churkin countered that Democratic former President Bar...

Apple Watch Series 3: New Touch Panel And Theater Mode Expected

There's no word whether changing touchscreen technology will provide any noticeable benefits for users. The curvature of the Apple Watch makes it hard to manufacture touch sensors, wherein the TPK Holding even made losses previous year due to the low...

White supremacist Dylann Roof drove toward 2nd black church - court docs

In court documents unsealed Tuesday, federal prosecutors said they had evidence showing that Roof got off the interstate and drove toward a church in Jedburg after he killed the victims at Charleston's Emanuel AME Church. In a videotaped confession t...

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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

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

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...

So you think it is about data privacy?

Earlier this week, Facebook began notifying millions of users that their personal data had been compromised. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified on Capitol Hill this w...

Baby was born four years after the death of his parents

Tiantian's parents had intended on having a baby through in-vitro fertilization (IFV) and froze several embryos. But five days before they were supposed to have a fertilized embryo...

Hurricane names Harvey, Irma and Maria officially 'retired'

The 2005 hurricane season has the most retired names (five) for one season. Names that are not retired get reused every six years. The new names? Harold, Idalia, Margot, and ...

New York Yankees: Bombs And Brawls In Fenway Win

Flinging his bat down, the menace with which Austin then approached the mound left few in any doubt that he wanted more than a strong word with the pitcher. Yankees third-base co...

No ball: Cauvery protests flush IPL out of Chennai

Khanna. CSK still have six home games to play with all fixtures still set for their original dates. The issue escalated further when a group of protestors pelted shoes insid...

Malcolm Turnbull loses his 30th consecutive Newspoll

Mr Turnbull has also suffered from persistent criticisms by his long-time political foe, Mr Abbott , who remains an MP. The Newspoll showed the Government is behind Labor on a...

Trump signals strikes against Syria, lays into Assad ally Russian Federation

The situation in the world is becoming more and more chaotic. The Russian head of state made the comments amid rising speculation that the United States was gearing up to orc...

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Saudi Air Defenses Intercept 3 Houthi Ballistic Missiles

Saudi Air Defenses Intercept 3 Houthi Ballistic Missiles

While Saudi Arabia and its allies have been able to recover areas in southern Yemen from the Houthis, the rebels still control the capital Sana'a and territories in the north. The ...

Rallies In Tulsa Supporting Teacher Walkout

Rallies In Tulsa Supporting Teacher Walkout

The president of the Oklahoma Education Association said before the walkout can end, lawmakers must pass a bill ending the state's capital gains tax deduction , and the govern...

Facebook users still waiting on privacy scandal notices

Facebook users still waiting on privacy scandal notices

On Friday, Facebook sought to quell some concerns over political manipulation of its platform by announcing support for the "Honest Ads Act" that requires election ad buyers to b...

Russian Federation warns against snap judgments on alleged Syria chemical attack

Russian Federation warns against snap judgments on alleged Syria chemical attack

Joseph Francis Dunford already met with Trump in this regard. Trump told a meeting with military leaders and national security advisers he would make a decision by Monday night "...

Media watchdog accuses Israel of 'deliberate shooting' of journalists in Gaza

At least 491 people were also wounded by Israeli gunfire, the ministry said , as thousands of protesters approached the border fence around Gaza for a second Friday in a row, burn...