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Spain grieves after boy who fell down well found dead

The boy, named Julen, disappeared into a narrow well more than 100 metres deep during a family outing on 13 January. Spanish rescuers on Saturday found the de...


Two arrested in Kingston, Ont., police raids related to national security investigation

While it remains unclear if the alleged explosive device was meant to be used in Canada , the US or at all, Elcock said that the December FBI tip signified "th...


Florida Republican Michael Ertel resigns over blackface drag costume

Ertel confirmed to the Democrat that the photos were of him, adding, "there's nothing I can say". Ertel's resignation letter declared his departure would be...


'Cheeky visitor': Australian woman bitten by snake in toilet

She added: "Unfortunately, the snake's preferred exit point was blocked after being spooked by Helen sitting down, and it lashed out in fear". 'After invest...


Arctic front arrives tonight; several snow chances in the days ahead!

Strong northwest winds gusting to near 40 miles per hour will cause temps to drop the rest of the day. She said: "The start of next week will be on the cold s...


World's lightest satellite 'Kalamsat-V2' lifts-off successfully from Sriharikota

Kalamsat has been built at a cost of just Rs 12 lakh. Former ISRO chairpersons Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan and AS Kiran Kumar were present at the launch of M...


Mitch McConnell Says Senate Will Pass Bill to End Shutdown

Trump, who had planned to come despite the shutdown and considered giving the speech at another venue, conceded late on Wednesday and said he would deliver th...


The Queen urges the United Kingdom to 'look for common ground'

Though steeped in the conventional language the queen has made her hallmark, the monarch's remarks in the context of Britain's crisis are a signal to politici...


The Queen urges the United Kingdom to 'look for common ground'

Though steeped in the conventional language the queen has made her hallmark, the monarch's remarks in the context of Britain's crisis are a signal to politici...


Ezekwesili’s Party ACPN Endorses Buhari

My abiding vision has been to mobilise citizens to disrupt the old order politics of APCPDP. Section 35 of the electoral act, which gives deadline from withdr...


Extended U.S.-Taliban peace talks raise Afghan hopes

Baradar was brought in to "strengthen and properly handle the ongoing negotiations process with the United States ". It was not clear whether the talks in th...


United States set to send first group of asylum seekers back to Mexico

The new policy, which will be announced on Friday, will be enforced at San Diego's San Ysidro border crossing - one of the nation's busiest, a United States o...


Rescuers find body of toddler who fell into a well in Spain

The government's office in the southern province of Malaga said yesterday it had taken around 16 hours to dig through the first half. The couple, Jose Rosello...


Trump ex-lawyer delays testimony over president's 'threats': attorney

He pleaded guilty to campaign finance violations related to the payments. "By advice of counsel, Mr. Cohen's appearance will be postponed to a later date", ...


Singapore Actor Aloysius Pang's Condition Critical, Now On Artificial Life Support

New Zealand's defense force said a member of Singapore's military was injured during a live-firing exercise that New Zealand's military hosts each year. His f...


Douglas County not anticipating filing charges against Patterson 'in the immediate future'

Jim Snee, president of Hormel Foods, said in a statement that Jayme's "bravery and strength have truly inspired our team members around the world". Jayme's ...


Suspect in Rape of Woman in Vegetative State Voluntarily Surrenders Nursing License

The birth of the child caught staff members at the nursing facility by surprise, according to a 911 call by a staff member who frantically told the dispatcher...


Trump agrees to postpone State of the Union address

The tweet signaled that Trump has finally made a decision to heed Pelosi's suggestion and wait for the government shutdown to end, handing Pelosi a political ...


State lawmakers pass 'Reproductive Health Act'

If they declare that the state constitution protects abortion rights, state courts might invalidate restrictions in Kansas that would be upheld by the federal c...


Loved ones remember victims of Florida bank shooting

It is unclear whether those reported to have been shot were bank workers or customers in the building at the time. Why did this happen? Police are expected to...


Ex-Trump fixer Michael Cohen subpoenaed by Senate committee, lawyer says

President Trump (L), Michael Cohen (R). After playing a clip of Rudy Giuliani discussing Cohen's father-in-law on CNN , Davis said , "It's certainly a...


Search for missing NC boy, 3, continues in challenging weather

Craven County Sheriff Chip Hughes said earlier Thursday they were working around the clock and navigating rugged and hard terrain in search of Casey. When she w...


Russians protest Putin and Abe's talks over returning Kuril Islands to Japan

The two leaders, who have now met 25 times, reaffirmed their determination to conclude a postwar peace treaty by settling the row over a group of Russian-held i...


Russia and Turkey to act to stabilize Syria's Idlib province: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan lead their respective delegations at the talks in Kremlin, Moscow , Russia , Jan...


Congo-Kinshasa: Congo - Felix Tshisekedi Sworn in As President

Candidates criticized last month's election , which had been delayed since 2016, over the use of controversial new voting machines and the fact that the elec...


European court orders Italy to pay damages to Amanda Knox

Knox was a student living in Perugia, Italy, when her roommate, Meredith Kercher , was found dead with her throat slashed 12 years ago. " I was in shock , an...


Chinese-Australian writer detained in China

During a 2011 trip to China , Yang had been unreachable for several days. "General Wei assured Minister Pyne that, while he was not personally aware of the c...


Mexico's murder rate hits record 33000 in 2018

The rising tide of killings is a major challenge to new Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who's mentioned the option of legalizing all drugs, as on...


European Commission: No-deal Brexit 'means hard border

She said there was a plan to table an amendment on Tuesday that would explicitly call for a second referendum and she said it must be offered to the British peo...


Trump says he'll give State of Union after shutdown ends

A resolution needs to be approved by both chambers specifying the date and time for receiving an address from the president. "I agreed", Mr Trump tweeted on...


Los Angeles teachers overwhelmingly OK "historic" pact ending 6-day strike

The agreement , which was preceded by a almost 21-month bargaining period, reverses some of the trends the union was protesting, including bloated class sizes,...


US shutdown continues after rival bills fail in Senate

President Donald Trump said Thursday that he would accept a deal to at least temporarily reopen the federal government if it contained a "pro-rated down paym...


Nuclear war, climate change threats keep Doomsday Clock close to apocalypse

Bronson cited specific examples, such as the U.S. withdrawal from both the Paris Climate Agreement and the Iran Nuclear Deal , as reasons for the Doomsday Clo...


Huawei executive has strong case against extradition - Canadian envoy

He said her lawyer could argue that there has been possible political involvement following recent comments by U.S. President Donald Trump. The Huawei case ...


Vietnam fully ready to host next Trump-Kim summit

Trump's agreement to hold a second meeting with Kim had already been seen as an indication that the USA was softening its position, after the North Korean le...


Russia frees model from police custody who claimed Trump secrets

Vashukevich had been planning to travel on to the Belarusian capital Minsk. The Belarusian model Vashukevich, who claimed a year ago that she had evidence of ...


Hamas refuses to let Qatar pay Gaza salaries

Two of the suspects crossed into Israel and then returned immediately to the Gaza Strip", the IDF Spokesperson said . The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) said ...


Former Scottish leader Salmond charged with attempted rape

He will appear before Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Thursday afternoon. Speaking outside of court today, Mr Salmond said: "Let me say at the outset, I am inno...


Matteo Salvini bashes France over Libya role in new diplomatic spat

News agencies Reuters and Agence France Presse said that European Affairs Minister Nathalie Loiseau summoned Teresa Castaldo, Italy's ambassador to Fra...


Italy's Salvini says hopes Macron support dwindles at European Union elections

Italy's Interior Minister previously called France's Emmanuel Macron a " terrible president " amid escalating tensions over migration between Rome and P...


Florida Republicans call on Trump to support Venezuelan opposition

Venezuela's supreme court declares all acts of opposition-led National Assembly illegal Venezuela's Supreme Court has declared all acts of the country's Nationa...


Saudi sisters found dead on New York river bank

Barbara Samson. Shea said they were tied together at the waist with duct tape in a way that was "keeping them together" but wasn't meant to restrain them. He sa...


Priyanka Gandhi is insurance to save Rahul, Sonia?

K C Venugopal has been appointed as AICC General Secretary with immediate effect, even as he will continue in his role as AICC General Secretary in-charge for K...


Venezuela: VP Pence Calls for Overthrow of President Maduro

President Trump, Mike Pence , and Mike Pompeo all issued statements proclaiming that the United States is recognizing Juan Guaido as Venezuela's interim lead...


Why Are Russian Bombers and Fighters Falling from the Sky?

Three Russian bomber crew members died and another was injured when their plane crashed on a training flight Tuesday, Moscow's defense ministry said, days aft...


Russia: Drunken man detained for trying to ‘hijack’ Moscow-bound flight

He was detained after the aircraft landed in Khanty-Mansiysk, some 2,600 kilometres (1,600 miles) east of Moscow . Incidents involving drunken passengers on ...


UK leader unveils Brexit Plan B, looks a lot like Plan A

And opposition lawmakers say the scale of May's defeat last week - 432 votes to 202 - shows she must radically alter her deal if it is to have any hope of appro...


McGurk Decries 'Total Reversal' of US Policy on Syria

But we always said , and our policy was until most recently, we had to make sure that we completed the enduring defeat of ISIS . The statement by the envo...


3 from Michigan charged with planning to aid ISIS

They were arrested at Gerald Ford Airport in MI as Muse Abdikadir Muse , 23, also known as Muse Muse, was going through security screening process. The t...


Met Office Predicts Heavy Snow Across The UK With Yellow Warning

Scotland is set to see blizzard conditions over the next couple of days, with temperatures plummeting below freezing and yellow weather warnings for snow and ...