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Congress races to fund the government and avert a shutdown

Republican lawmakers boarded a bus and traveled from Capitol Hill to the White House to celebrate passage of its tax reform package. The final tally was 22...


Twin existential crisis: Ways in which Aadhaar violates right to privacy

Many people apply for such cards either because of change of address or loss of the original. "Inalienable and natural rights [of citizens] have been made dep...


Drone Footage Shows Flooding on Mindanao From Tropical Storm Vinta

Typhoon Tembin - known as Vinta in the Philippines - reached sustained winds of 74 miles per hour with gusts of up to 90 miles per hour as it moved from Min...


Melbourne car attack suspect discharged from hospital, back to Police custody

Despite him carrying weapons, the man is supposedly not linked with the crash that took place. Video taken at the scene appears to show a man being dragged fr...


Spain's Rajoy rules out national election after Catalonia upset

Elections called for 80% of the population. Since no one party gained enough votes to claim an absolute majority, the government will be a coalition, which is...


Puigdemont supporters in Belgium celebrate 'bitter' win

This was an apparent reference to Article 155 of the Spanish Constitution, also known as the "nuclear option". The ousted president Carles Puigdemont has ...


Tiger Zinda Hai opening day collection breaks box-office shackles

Ali Abbas Zafar , the director of the movie was very confident before the release of the film. And the audience knows 'Tiger Zinda Hai!' After Tubelight ...


Myanmar building camp to house 30000 Rohingya

Myanmar is building a camp to temporarily house 30,000 Rohingya Muslims targeted for repatriation after fleeing violence in Rakhine State, state media reported ...


Doctor: Trump 'fit for office,' could improve diet, exercise

Jackson did say that the 71-year-old, 239-pound president could use more exercise and a better diet that is lower in fat and carbohydrates. "He has absolutel...


Speilberg film unlikely to be banned

The ban still needs to be signed by Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk, but that's just considered a formality. The Hollywood Reporter on Sunday quoted a sou...


Freezing rain and hazardous road conditions expected in North Texas

At the same time, a second storm is expected to dump 4 to 8 inches of snow on New England through Wednesday . Travel will be treacherous. Overnight, temperat...


Thousands of federal inmates are in the U.S. illegally, administration says

While the current practice of placing parents and children in family detention centers manages to keep family units together, such facilities are falling shor...


United Nations resolution on Jerusalem

The Palestinians have turned to the General Assembly after the USA vetoed a resolution this week in the Security Council calling on Trump to rescind his decisio...


SNOW, ICE, WIND Status Yellow Weather Warnings in force Met Éireann

Residents in Northern Ireland and Scotland have been urged to brace for "blizzard conditions", and that "Showers will be accompanied by hail and lightning at ...


Man Accused Of Murdering Two Deputies: 'I Killed F-- Cops'

The Sacramento Bee reports Barbour is asking jurors to consider evidence he'll present that Bracamontes was high on methamphetamine and tried to kill himself ...


Snow falls across the area as temperatures drop

A winter storm warning remains in effect for the Triad until 9 p.m. Wednesday. Hazardous driving conditions are expected throughout the morning. Cold air an...


Dr. Ronny Jackson's glowing bill of health for Trump

Jackson did admit that he thinks Trump "doesn't sleep much". "Me being up here right now, I think I need a drink of water", he said. However, the White House ...


Trump supporters rip John McCain for his op-ed against 'fake news'

McCain also noted that 21 reporters were imprisoned a year ago on charges of " fake news " - the phrase frequently used by Trump to dispute reporting critical o...


Four foreigners abducted in Nigeria

The incidence happened along Kagarko-Jere road when the expatriates were said to have been returning to Abuja from Kafanchan where they had gone for an undisclo...


Does Juno Therapeutics Inc's (NASDAQ:JUNO) Past Performance Indicate A Weaker Future?

In the most recent quarterly financial report, for the quarter ending Sep. Juno Therapeutics's track record can be a valuable insight into its earnings perf...


Trump seems likely to kill any immigration compromise: So now what?

Cotton's defense of Trump is familiar because it is the same one that this president and his White House to discredit any reporting on the Russian Federation ...


ABC execs used Patrick Dempsey as 'leverage' in pay negotiations — Ellen Pompeo

Pompeo said that hearing the stories of actresses, since the Hollywood sexual harassment scandal surfaced, had confirmed that she was on the right "path ... I...


Congress plays brinkmanship as shutdown looms

Aides to key negotiators from both parties planned to meet today in an effort to rekindle budget talks, setting up a Wednesday meeting of the leaders themselves...


After Suspending Military Aid, US Warns Pak To Act Against Haqqani Network

She called a weekend trip to Afghanistan by the U.N. Security Council "great" because "we could see dramatic changes in terms of what the USA policy has been do...


Risk of nuclear weapons, extreme weather top risks for 2018

The results formed the bulk of WEF's new risks perception survey, which feeds into its global report, and showed a large increase in the number of responses s...


Dayton eyes $1.5B in public construction

Minnesota communities need the state's help in those areas, said Rep. Alice Hausman, the DFL lead on the House Capital Investment Committee. Dayton, who a spo...


Former classmate charged with murder in Penn State student's death

Authorities last week arrested 20-year-old Samuel Woodward , who attended high school with Bernstein in Orange County, California. Days later, Bernstein was ...


Trump says that DACA immigration program is 'probably dead'

Trump was curt and dismissive, saying he was not making immigration policy to cater to the CBC and did not particularly care about that bloc's demands, accord...


As North Korean Crisis De-escalates, the World Community Splits

U.S. officials warned the world not to "be fooled" by the talks with South Korea, and the countries instead agreed to focus on imposing a whole new round of s...


Lane Kiffin Hires 24-Year-Old As FAU's Offensive Coordinator

According to Fox Sports college football insider Bruce Feldman, Kiffin is making Weis Jr. his new offensive coordinator at FAU. FAU head coach Lane Kiffin i...


Ahed Tamimi faces months in Israeli prison before trial for slap

The Ofer military court, west of Ramallah, extended the teen's detention on the grounds of completing "the legal proceedings in her case", according to a stat...


North Korea imposes more demands on South Korea over the Olympics

In the meanwhile, only two North Korean athletes now qualify for the Games - figure skaters Ryom Tae-ok and Kim Ju-sik. "And the South Korean team's first tou...


Trump Kicks CNN's Jim Acosta Out Of Conference

Acosta had pressed Trump on his racist remarks about immigrants, in which he referred to African nations as "sh*thole countries" and suggested we needn't accept...


UAE says Qatar military jets intercept civil planes

Asked if the UAE would consider escorting civilian aircraft, he said that the UAE could "use different tools to protect its airlines". Qatar's rivals have b...


Haryana teen rape and murder: suspect class 12 boy found dead

The incident took place on Tuesday and police, after getting the information, arrested the accused and sent him to juvenile justice board. As reported, on Fri...


Republican Jeff Flake denounces Donald Trump's use of terms 'spoken by Stalin'

Despotism is the enemy of the people, while a free press is the despot's enemy and a guardian of democracy, Flake said . "When a figure in power reflexively ...


Wisconsin Dems Flip GOP Held State Senate Seat

Democrats on Tuesday won a special election in a historically Republican state Senate seat in Wisconsin, adding to the mountain of evidence that the 2018 mid...


Airbnb Will Now Let You Book With Just a Deposit

What's not clear from Airbnb's press statement though, is whether or not paying 50 percent upfront locks in the accommodation. Airbnb has confirmed the featur...


Here's what Dr. Jackson had to say about Trump's physical results

At 6-foot-3-inches, the president's recorded weight of 239 pounds is just 1 pound shy of clinically obese for his height. That number puts Trump on the cusp of ...


Nine of 12 National Park System Advisory Board members quit in protest

Still, he said the resignees were not consulted on recent decisions to increase visitor fees and to reverse a ban on plastic water bottles in the park system. T...


Durbin: Trump admin 'sandbagged' him on immigration deal

He was referring to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which protects young people who came to the US illegally as children. Graham was one o...


'I am not a racist'

Haiti's ambassador to the USA said Monday that President Donald Trump's recent comments about Haiti "hurt the country", adding that he hopes the President w...


Steve Bannon on Capitol Hill for House Intel hearing

His mornings are typically reserved for staffers and lawmakers, who he sometimes calls immediately after they've appeared on cable news. Sign up today for a f...


Demonetised currency worth Rs 80 crore seized from Kanpur

The central government's 8 November 2016 move to ban the use of all then existing Rs500 and Rs1,000 notes had come asa big blow to hoarders and black money hold...


Carillion liquidation casts doubt on £350m under-construction Birmingham hospital

FTSE 250-listed Galliford is working with Carillion and Balfour Beatty plc (LON: BBY ) to build the £550mln Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route road. A Transp...


White House Doctor Says Trump Is In 'Excellent' Physical, Cognitive Health

Barbara Van Gelder, a veteran white collar defense lawyer, said executive privilege is usually considered a right that a president and the White House may asser...


Trump, Republicans Will Be Blamed for Government Shutdown, New Poll Finds

Joe Manchin, a red state Democrat up in 2018, told reporters Tuesday he will vote to keep the government funded even without a DACA deal. Senate Majority ...


Bayeux Tapestry 'going on display in UK' for first time

However, it could be as long as five years before the tapestry arrives in Britain, as the loan is "subject to the outcome of tests to ensure that it is safe to ...


Trump admin resumes accepting DACA renewals

President Donald Trump says a program to protect immigrants brought into the US illegally as children is "probably dead". " DACA is probably dead because t...


Liverpool end City's unbeaten run with enthralling 4-3 win

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain produced a midfield performance to thrill the Liverpool faithful in the wake of Philippe Coutinho's departure to Barcelona and ope...