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UAE is the happiest country in the Arab world, report shows

This year's report also ranked countries by the happiness of their immigrants. Denmark , Iceland , and Switzerland rounded out the top five. According t...


Palestinian PM Assassination Attempt Caught on Camera

A White House official told reporters that the Trump administration was committed to helping residents of Gaza with or without help from the Palestinian Aut...


Threat prompts Wright City R-II to issue lockdown Wednesday morning

Isaac Benabou. However, authorities say those rumors were not true, and there were no guns found on campus. School officials canceled classes for Thursday due...


SP consolidates leads in Gorakhpur, Phulpur LS seats

Congress candidate from Phulpur and Gorakhpur constituencies have lost their deposits. From Phulpur the BJP had pitted Kaushalendra Singh Patel and Up...


China started the trade war

Zhong added that the U.S. trade deficit with China is overestimated by about 20 percent, citing research by a panel tasked with investigating the discrepancy ...


Australia considers fast-track visas for white South African farmers

The department of worldwide relations and cooperation (Dirco) has slammed statements made by an Australian politician, who says his country is examining the fas...


Trudeau: Canada's steel industry can breathe 'sigh of relief' after exemption

Sean Donnelly, who heads Canada's largest steel manufacturer, added that the government must put resources in place to ensure cheap steel is not diverted to Can...


Seth Rich's family sues Fox News over retracted story on his murder

The nature of his death has led to conspiracy theories that insist he was targeted by Democrats for leaking emails to WikiLeaks . US intelligence officials...


Ravens Release Jeremy Maclin; Should Eagles Bring Him Back?

The Ravens have released veteran wide receiver Jeremy Maclin , as Baltimore continues to shake up that unit. The veteran wideout's release comes shortly af...


National Football League notebook: Brees still a Saint, Keenum to Denver

Brees, 39, wants to finish his career in New Orleans, where he has played since 2006, won a Super Bowl and led one of the most productive offenses in the NFL....


Clifford (aka Daniels) v. Trump et al

Earlier this week, after a whirlwind of new revelations made the connection between President Donald Trump and actress Stormy Daniels even clearer, Daniels o...


Gujarat: Three Congress MLAs suspended for creating ruckus in Assembly

The proceedings in the House took a violent turn after Question Hour, when Congress MLA from Khambhalia, Vikram Maadam, sought to speak on the deaths of two chi...


Numsa's interdict a bid to sabotage renewable energy, says Greepeace Africa

The order is another setback for energy developers including Denham Capital-backed BioTherm Energy and ACWA Power International that have been waiting for deals...


Former President Barack Obama Releases His Official 2018 March Madness Brackets

But even one win for the Aggies would be a big deal. Then he has Michigan State topping Villanova in the national semi finals and Virginia, the tournament's top...


Russell Westbrook joins exclusive club with 100th triple-double

Westbrook had the Russian doll of milestones to achieve: 100 career triple-doubles, a round number made up of round numbers. "Being able to be a part of tha...


One killed, 20 injured as blast targets police in Raiwind

Washington on Thursday offered a $5 million bounty for the Pakistani Taliban militant leader, Mulllah Fazlullah, a day after a suspected US drone strike on a tr...


Fresh warrant against Zia after bail

A Dhaka court sentenced the Bangladesh Nationalist Party leader on February 8 to five years in prison for embezzling around $250,000 of foreign funds meant for ...


Reporter's dramatic eyeroll at fellow journalist goes viral, gets censored in China

AFP journalists did not see Liang or Zhang during a session on Wednesday of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, the top political advisory b...


Ben Carson Lied About His Dining Room Set For No Reason

In an email dated August 8, 2017, Coressel invited Candy Carson to meet with a designer for ideas on "redecorating the Secretary's office and bringing in ne...


Met Office issues snow and ice warning for Derbyshire

The Met Office has issued a warning for the region on Friday and Saturday - as the Beast from the East is set to return. In the video above, Met Office presen...


FBI officials recommend former #2 at FBI Andrew McCabe be fired

The McCabe-linked source shot down an allegation that McCabe tried to stymie an investigation into the Clinton family charity. President Trump has frequently...


Winter Storm Warning In Effect Tuesday Evening

Snow began falling steadily and started to accumulate earlier in the Triad, beginning at about 10 a.m. There's a 40 percent chance Charlotte will have a small...


Forecast: Warm and windy today in the Omaha area

The forecast for the weekend calls for mostly sunny skies and highs in the 50s. South southeast wind 5 to 8 miles per hour. Thursday night: Mostly cloudy wi...


United States northeast braces for third powerful storm in two weeks

Although the latest storm wasn't expected to knock out power to as many power customers as last week's nor'easter did, because the snow is lighter and fluffier,...


Claire Foy Paid Less Than Matt Smith for 'The Crown'

A producer of hit royal drama " The Crown " says Claire Foy , who played the central role of Queen Elizabeth II, was paid less than her on-screen husband. "G...


Meghan McCain calls Clinton family 'virus' in Democratic politics

Fox Democratic contributor Jessica Tarlov had difficulty defending Clinton's claim that women were pressured to vote for Trump, but she told Harris Faulkner ...


Grab makes foray into fintech and financial services

Grab , which started as a taxi-hailing app firm and competes with Uber [UBER.UL], has been expanding into financial services over the last two years by acquirin...


Microsoft to set up two data centres in the UAE

The Microsoft Cloud will offer enterprise-grade reliability and performance as well as data residency from datacenters, targeting an initial availability of 201...


Trump's pick to lead Central Intelligence Agency to face questions about torture

Hours later, he was sacked too. For Tillerson, from the president, there was no farewell and no thanks. "It reinforces the narrative that the administration i...


Erdogan hopes Afrin to be captured by Wednesday evening

Ankara says the YPG are a "terrorist" entity linked to the banned Kurdish PKK group, which has waged a decades-long conflict inside Turkey . Mr Erdogan's bo...


All Scots Toys R Us stores to close down within weeks

Toys R Us , the beleaguered USA toy retailer, is set to close its 100 stores in the United Kingdom, beginning this week, on the back of news that a buyer could ...


California: Teacher's Gun Accidently Goes Off in Class Injuring Three Students

The teacher reportedly apologized to the stunned group of students. A single shot was sacked from a semi-automatic handgun into the ceiling, according to the Se...


Former S.Korean president Lee appears for questioning over graft charges

The firm is also under investigation for creating a secret slush fund of at least $9 million, which Lee is believed to have controlled. "As a former president...


Federal appeals court's ruling upholds most of Texas' "sanctuary cities" law

Republican lawmakers and Gov. Greg Abbott championed the legislation to push back at sanctuary cities, which restrict their officers from cooperating in the f...


NPHS Student's Response to After School Walk-out Plan at NPHS

The group is demanding that Congress " recognize all forms of gun violence " by passing new legislation to ban assault rifles and high-capacity magazines, expan...


Evacuations ordered ahead of next Southern California storm

Santa Barbara County authorities have issued mandatory evacuation orders for designated "extreme risk" areas along its south coast and recommended evacuations f...


Main concern about new tariffs: Trade war

For goods only, the deficit was a massive $810 billion. Fears of an all-out trade war have risen since Trump announced the planned tariffs - 25 percent on ...


Philippines' Duterte to issue notice of withdrawal from ICC

He also criticized ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda, who announced last month that she is opening a preliminary examination into the killings. "If the Phili...


Ex-Boyfriend Arrested in Nicaragua

La Presna and El Nuevo Diario report that Orlando Tercero has been arrested by police in Nicaragua for the death of the 22-year-old nursing student. "We were...


Kwiatkowski wins Tirreno-Adriatico (2)

Caruso held on to second overall ahead of Team Sky's Geraint Thomas , whose time of 11mins 37 secs earned him a podium place, 32 seconds adrift of his team-mat...


Who's afraid of the NRA? Trump

Trump wrote on Twitter on Monday that there is "not much political support (to put it mildly)" for raising the age limit from 18 to 21 to purchase powerful ri...


Four Ford County men face federal charges, suspected in 2 bombings

Michael Hari , 47, Joe Morris , 22, and Michael McWhorter , 29, are accused of carrying out the attack on the Dar al-Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington, M...


BJP ahead in Araria, Bhabua; RJD in Jehanabad

Alam, who crossed over from JD (U) to Lalu Prasad's party RJD to contest the bypoll, is son of Taslimuddin. AM: RJD candidate still leading with over 8000 v...


Angela Merkel begins fourth term as German Chancellor

Angela Merkel has finally begun her fourth term as Chancellor after nearly six months of political deadlock in Germany. Her Christian Democratic bloc (CDU/CSU...


Iran invites Pakistan, China to join India in Chabahar port project

To underline this, he pointed to Pakistan's relations with Saudi Arabia, Iran's single major foreign policy irritant in its neighbourhood. "We have also offered...


Trump and Tillerson's biggest policy disagreements

But the decision - and the abrupt way it was executed - represents a dramatic end to a strained relationship. There was no indication during the five-nation vis...


Finnish FM praises role of Rex Tillerson

McCain also mentioned that Haspel carried out an order to destroy video of waterboarding. Trump's choice of the Central Intelligence Agency director to repl...


Trump Eying Rick Perry To Replace Veterans Affairs Chief

In the midst of the controversies, Shulkin has complained that he is the victim of "subversion" from within the VA and at the White House organized by Trump adm...


Baghdad Lifts Air Blockade off Kurdistan Airports

Former President of the Kurdistan Region Masoud Barzani said that re-opening Kurdistan airports a good step, but issues between Erbil and Baghdad can not be "su...


BJP keen on having Rajya Sabha polls unopposed: Maha minister

Gujarat BJP leaders have informed the central leaders, according to sources, that a "no due" certificate produced by Mr Rathwa ans filed with his nomination p...