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Dublin Fire Brigade battle HUGE blaze at metal recycling centre

Photographs posted on the Twitter account showed a large plume of smoke from the blaze blowing across open fields. The family-run "scrap-metal specialists" co...


Teacher in Louisiana handcuffed at school board meeting

She was called on twice during the public comments section of the meeting and was told it was not a time for Ms Hargrave's several questions regarding teachers'...


North Korea will send cheerleaders to the Winter Olympics in South Korea

The meeting held in South Korea about 100 yards away from the border was the first such encounter in two years and also resulted in a commitment to hold more ...


Ohio Officials Defend Voter Roll Purges Before US Supreme Court

My concern is, a case like this could grease the wheels for that", he added. Democrats have accused Republicans of trying to suppress votes from minorities and ...


European Union raises concerns with Myanmar's Suu Kyi over detention of Reuters reporters

Myanmar prosecutors sought charges on Wednesday against two Reuters reporters under the Official Secrets Act, which carries a maximum prison sentence of 14 year...


North Korea's Nuclear Drive will Upend Detente

This is galling enough, but Kim has his eye on the bigger prize of driving a wedge between Seoul and Washington. Trump said at the weekend he hoped the rare...


Southern California sees deadly mudslides in areas hit by wildfires

The storms, which continued into Tuesday, brought heavy rainfall to areas that burned in the December wildfires, causing debris flows and flooding. At least e...


Trump Administration Removes Florida From Offshore Drilling Plan

Scott and Zinke had a hastily-called private meeting at the Tallahassee airport late this afternoon. Zinke traveled to Florida to meet with Scott, Interior De...


Lidl UK's sales rose 16 pct in December

United Kingdom shares rose on Tuesday after Morrisons , the UK's fourth largest supermarket, posted better-than-expected Christmas sales. Fellow discounter Lid...


100 migrants missing in shipwreck off Libya

Past year alone, 3,116 people died attempting the crossing, according to the International Organization for Migration (IOM), including 2,833 from Libya. "Some o...


James Damore sues Google, claims tech giant discriminates against white conservative men

It is seeking class action status for three groups of people who it claims have been similarly discriminated against: Conservatives, Caucasians, and men. Menciu...


WH's Miller Responds: CNN Has 'Very Low Journalistic Standards'

CNN is a familiar target for Trump and Miller, with each having publicly sparred with the network's star chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta. He then ...


I'd 'beat Oprah' in 2020 presidential match-up

And some media commentators have suggested the country might not be ready for another celebrity political novice in the White House. Known to millions by her ...


Search for missing flight MH370 set to resume

The Malaysia Airlines aircraft disappeared en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on Mar 8, 2014, carrying 239 passengers and crew. If the company finds the ...


Indian National First to Lose US Citizenship Under 'Operation Janus'

Baljinder Singh alias Davinder Singh, 43, who married a U.S. citizen, has now been reverted to the Green Card status which leaves him potentially subject to rem...


There were few surprises in China's latest inflation report

China's consumer inflation accelerated to 1.8 percent in December, official data showed on Wednesday. Today's data shows producer price increases slowing for ...


IU defeats Penn State for second Big Ten win in a row

But the defenses sure didn't make it easy. He missed the second free throw, MI rushed the ball up the court and Matthews took a desperation shot just after cros...


Study Ranks Illinois in the Top 20 States to Raise a Family

The study compared all 50 states on 42 key indicators of family-friendliness - median family salary, housing affordability, unemployment rate, "family fun", edu...


US Judge In Las Vegas May Dismiss Ranching Standoff Case

The defense also should have been given records of government threat assessments that concluded the Bundys would probably protest but not become violent if agen...


Second man arrested over Denis Donaldson murder released by Gardai

He was killed months after admitting, in 2005, that he had worked as an MI5 agent for over 20 years. A well-known dissident republican and Derry City and Stra...


Former Google Engineer Suing Company Over Perceived Discrimination Against White Men

In a press conference this afternoon, Damore's attorney, Harmeet Dhillon , a California representative for the Republican National Committee, elaborated more...


China triggers new storm over military build-up on artificial islands

According to the report, over 200 Chinese soldiers have been stationed on the Kagitingan Reef. "China's provocative militarization of the South China Sea is o...


South African Zuma to set up anti-graft probe

The president made the statement after Opposition called for Zuma's impeachment. As new ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa and other party leaders attend pre-Jan...


Ribeiro files PIL in Mumbai fire case

The police had earlier arrested two managers of 1 Above in connection with the case. Rane alleged a auto of one of the absconding owners of the resto pub wa...


Mukhtar Ansari, wife suffer heart attack in jail premises

After their condition slightly improved, doctors referred the couple to Lucknow but they were admitted to Medical College in Kanpur. ADG Prison PK Moshra said...


Weather events in 2017 caused record damage in the United States

And in 2017, every state had a warmer-than-average year, and 32 recorded one of their 10 hottest years on record, according to NOAA. The previous record for w...


Bigg Boss 11: 5 clear reasons Shilpa Shinde should not win

Akash apologises to Shilpa and says he didn't want to hurt her. Akash adds that he just wants to grab every opportunity to win the show. Akash hugs Shilpa and...


Hounded by right-wing extremists, Hindu girl kills self

Reports suggest that she left behind a suicide note in which she said that she could not bear the harassment by "Hindutva activists" and their false claims t...


IOC Welcomes North Korea Competing At Olympics

The talks are being closely watched by world leaders eager for any sign of a reduction in tensions on the Korean peninsula amid rising fears over North Korea's...


Snow, avalanche risks strand 13000 tourists in Switzerland

Swiss state-backed broadcaster SRF showed images of several people wheeling their luggage to three helicopters on an icy plateau. Bulldozers were plowing thro...


Hong Kong SAR passport rises to 21st place in global power index

Finland, France, Italy, Japan, Norway, Sweden and the United Kingdom also ranked on a par with Denmark, followed by Austria, Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherland...


Opposed to U.S. 'finger pointing' at Pakistan on terror-related issues: China

China has been vocal in extending support to Pakistan since US President Donald Trump increased rhetoric against Islamabad providing safe havens for terro...


Tsunami advisory in effect for Puerto Rico after 7.6 quake

Reports also said that the quake was approximately over 200 kilometres from Brus Laguna. According to AccuWeather's Twitter account, "hazardous" tsunami waves...