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Christie ends term unpopular, but with legs left unbroken

Murphy didn't immediately comment on the lawsuit Wednesday. The newly sworn in New Jersey governor, Phil Murphy , greets former governor Chris Christie afte...


Thomas fire in California 65% contained

The 2003 Cedar Fire near San Diego was the largest . "The way that we addressed it was we got together as a crew, we addressed the circumstances", said Sc...


World's longest underwater cave system found in Mexico

Previously, Sac Actun was measured at 263 km but now, researchers working with the Gran Acuifero Maya (GAM) - a project concerned with preserving subterrane...


Republicans eye another short-term bill to fund government

They say lawmakers have until March - when Trump ordered the program to expire - to find a compromise. Vote counters planned to gauge GOP support later Wednesda...


Stamp duty changes fail to revive housing market: RICS

Just over one in ten (12 per cent) felt it would result in higher overall activity, rising to 28 per cent in London, where first time buyers stand to benefit mo...


Amazon releases list of 20 finalists for HQ2

Toronto Global, the city's economic agency, also made the point that Amazon could save $1.5 billion a year on talent compared to the U.S., meaning that the comp...


Drone rescues swimmers in Australia in world first

Jai Sheridan, the lifeguard supervisor and drone operator on-duty during the rescue , also said in a statement that the event proved the efficiency of the tech...


Two police constables martyred in Quetta

A relative mourns next to the body of a female polio vaccination worker, who was killed by gunmen, inside an ambulance at a hospital in Quetta, Pakistan , Thur...


Exercise? I get more than people think, Trump says

When a reporter asked if he thought Trump was fit enough to carry out this presidential term, Jackson said yes, and added he would be fit enough to carry out a ...


Kashmir: Cross border fire kills BSF head constable, teenage girl

Meanwhile, Additional Deputy Commissioner Jammu , Arun Manhas said that the BSF troopers were giving a befitting reply to Pakistani firing. A Jammu and Ka...


ECI Announces Dates For Tripura, Meghalaya & Nagaland Assembly Elections

The Congress party and the BJP are leaving no stones unturned to make a dent in the Left vote banks. The BJP has seven MLAs while the Congress has two lawmake...


Juncker: Let's use Article 49 to let the Brits rejoin EU

A senior member of the European Parliament says Jean-Claude Juncker concedes that the bloc is also to blame for Brexit. Juncker's comment about possible re-ac...


China planning to send robot sub down to sunken oil tanker

Both the crude oil that was carried on the Sanchi and the fuel that was used to power the vessel could cause devastating damage to marine life. "The critica...


Shapiro: Stop feministsplaining sex to men

She stops him, this time saying, "I barely know you, I'm in a odd city". On Monday night, HLN host Ashleigh Banfield read an open letter to "Grace" in ...


Belgium pledges $23 million to UN Palestinian agency after US aid cut

The move comes just a fortnight after the USA president said that the United States does not get any form of respect or appreciation from the aid it gives to co...


UK to pay millions to France to keep border agreement

The UK will also commit to participating in the French president's "European intervention initiative", which officials do not regard as a European army but a pl...


Betty White Receives A Very Special Happy Birthday From Deadpool!

Heck, she's got the zest of a 21-year-old! After being showered with birthday wishes, perhaps White will return the favor with some Deadpool 2 promotion down ...


Cape Town residents will soon face level 6B water restrictions

The City has also advanced its planning for Day Zero with approximately 200 sites having been assessed. "We know that the thirst for De Lille's blood has mo...


Facebook expands probe into alleged Russian meddling in Brexit referendum

British lawmakers are anxious that Russians may have had a role in the hotly-debated referendum past year in which Britain voted to leave the European Union . ...


Dole 'honored' to receive congressional medal

Ryan, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi will take part in the event at the U.S...


Shackled children found in home

Bail has been set at $9 million each for the parents accused of imprisoning their 13 children inside their home in Southern California . "They were probably ...


Trump administration links terrorism cases with immigration

Sen. Cory Booker slammed the homeland security secretary in a speech Tuesday morning for claiming ignorance to the President's slander of African countries. A...


War with N. Korea is avoidable: United Nations chief

However, when the scientist was invited to look into North Korea's nuclear weapons in Yongbyon, he said that North Korea was not boasting about its nuclear ...


Former Nebraska US attorney urges Trump not to fire Mueller

But while numerous violations of basic democratic norms that President Trump and his collaborators have perpetrated over the past twelve months would not have...


A Singer Filed A Sexual Assault Complaint Against Corey Lewandowski

Although the alleged assault happened a month ago, Villa said she gathered the gumption to go after Lewandowski after some encouragement from friends. In re...


Fishermen Dive Into Freezing Water Before Terrifying Motorboat Crash

The video, which was later posted to Facebook, sees Larsen's 31-foot motorboat speeding towards the fishing boat which is stationary, a passenger in Maess" bo...


Birmingham to host 2022 Commonwealth Games after Durban stripped of event

The games are expected to cost £750 million, with Birmingham promising to build the country's largest permanent athletics stadium which will be supplemented b...


British Foreign Secretary calls himself 'convinced Russophile'

His comments came weeks after Theresa May accused President Vladimir Putin of using cyber-espionage and disruption to sow discord in the West, warning Mosc...


Bigg Boss 11: Hina Khan reacts on Sakshi Tanwar's cockeyed controversy

In the meanwhile I read #shilpashinde won biggboss11. must say, well done n congratulations Don't know her real Twitter id but my mom prayed 2 rakaat namaz fo...


Taoiseach Leo Varadkar tells MEPs to stand together over Brexit border deal

Taoiseach's opening statement at the European Parliament in Strasbourg , 17-01-2017. The Taoiseach also laid out a case for continued closed cooperation be...


US Calls for New Bilateral Relationship With Pakistan

Embassy in Islamabad . The diplomat made clear Washington was averse to efforts to foment separatism inside Pakistan. "They continue to make 10 steps forwa...


Bogus missile attack alert leaves uneasy feeling in its wake

It was 38 minutes between the time the first alert was sent until the second alert was sent, stating that there was no immediate threat and that the first ale...


52 die in bus blaze in Kazakh steppes

On January 18, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. (Astana time, 7:30 a.m. Moscow time) a fire broke out on board a passenger Icarus bus. The route is frequently used by migra...


India Successfully Tests New Long-Range Missile

The entire mission team celebrated the moment as the missile pierced into the sky, spewing thick yellow and white smoke. Lot of new technologies developed ind...


KY Gets Approval for 1115 Medicaid Waiver with Work Requirements

They will have to figure out how to define the work requirement and alternative options, such as going to school or volunteering in some organizations; how to...


ICE plans major sweep in Northern California, Bay Area

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to hold suspected illegal immigrants for deportation processing. University of San Francisco immigration law profess...


Girl Caught For Manslaughter Through A Photo On FB

But after examination of the selfie and by piecing a together a timeline from other social media pictures, police charged the 21-year-old with second-degree mur...


Katie Couric Set to Host the XXIII Winter Olympic Opening Ceremony

The former Today show co-anchor is returning to NBC to co-host the Olympic Opening Ceremony for the fourth time at this year's Winter Games in the South Kor...


Will it snow on Christmas in Richmond?

What is a white Christmas? The European modeling system still offers a 10 to 20 percent chance of an inch of snow on the ground by Christmas night. Chicago r...


What we learned from 365 days of Trump polls

The persistence of Trump's first-year blues is unprecedented for a president so early in his term. Seventy-two percent of Republicans voted in favor of Trump ,...


Erdogan lashes out at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation over US-backed Syria 'terror army'

Moscow, another key player in the region and a vehement supporter of the brutal regime of the Syrian President, Bashar Al-Assad, considers the USA plans to be a...


Snow, wind chills forecast for Clayton County

Students on their way back to the University of IL in Champaign-Urbana faced a Tuesday forecast of 3 degrees with a -14 wind chill. Subzero temperatures and...


U.S. to Maintain Open-Ended Military Intervention in Syria: Tillerson

The Syrian Foreign Ministry statement was a response to a speech by U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday in which he signalled that U.S. "We wil...


Democrats Say No Dreamer Solution After Kelly Meeting

At a meeting on Wednesday with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus on Capitol Hill Kelly reportedly said that some of Trump's views were 'uninformed. "You make ...


Snow Totals: Major Winter Storm

In Charlotte, North Carolina - where around four inches of snow fell - one vehicle lost an axle. Here's a look at what you can expect in some of the area's af...


Israeli forces kill Palestinian in West Bank clashes

Ahed's father Bassem Tamimi has said her actions were the natural result of occupation and of being upset by the incident, which left 15-year-old Mohammed in a ...


Another Ryan: Senior Student Stabs Class 1 Student In School Toilet

News agency UNI reported that the Hrithik was from Brightland Scool in Lucknow and police had filed a First Information Report at the Aliganj police station...


Students, teachers rejoice when power returns to school in Puerto Rico

When Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico on September 20, the storm took out power to most of the country's homes, businesses, hospitals and schools. H...


Iran Joins Russia, Turkey In Opposing US Plan To Guard Syrian Border

The latest threat from Turkey was triggered by US military plans to train a 30,000-strong border force to protect the Kurdish-controlled area of northeastern ...


Bernie Sanders Warns GOP to Play Ball on Spending Bill

Leaders may tweak the plan more to win over a handful of conservative holdouts pushing for more military spending by including a pay raise for service members. ...