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Neil Diamond retires following Parkinson's diagnosis

The Solitary Man singer was midway through his 50th anniversary tour . The Australia and New Zealand leg of the 50th Anniversary tour was scheduled t...


Trump to stay in DC as gov't shutdown looms

Couples willing to put down $250,000 will get to take part in a roundtable with the president. After Friday's cancellation, the White House left open the poss...


Kerry speaks with Abbas associate while PA severs ties with U.S. gov't

In addition, Kerry advised Abbas, through Agha, to stop criticizing the United States and its administration and to instead only focus on Trump because he is th...


Mummified Swiss woman is related to … Boris Johnson

Scientists in the Swiss city of Basel have solved a decades-old mystery over the identity of a mummified woman. Experts say the body found in Barfusser Chur...


One by one, Mueller is reaching into Trump's inner circle

But Trump himself said later he was thinking of this " Russia thing" and had meant to fire Comey anyway. U.S. attorney general Jeff Sessions was named Tues...


Facebook weeds out 'untrustworthy' publications with split question news survey

A new initiative from the social media site is going to deprioritize content from Facebook pages and put an emphasis on interactions between family and friends....


Bombay HC Quashes Media Gag Order In Sohrabuddin Sheikh Encounter Case

Setting aside the CBI judge's order, Justice Revati Mohite Dere said that public had a right to know what was happening in this case. She agreed with the pe...


High-speed chase ends in violent crash with innocent driver

Cops followed Taebel as he raced along the I-10, before exiting the highway around 10:50 a.m. and heading towards Arizona State University, according to a CBS ...


Female journalists complain of gender segregation during Pence Western Wall visit

Schneider said she was told by USA officials that the arrangement was at the insistence of ultra-Orthodox Jewish authorities at the site. First at Israeli P...


I am willing to talk to Mueller under oath

Speaking at the White House on Wednesday, Trump said he was " absolutely " prepared to be questioned under oath by the top investigator. "I'll give you an i...


Trump takes his America First policies to Davos globalists

They want to see workers paid a living wage, they want corporations and the super-rich to pay more tax, they want women workers to enjoy the same rights as me...


Jeff Sessions Was Interviewed in Russia Inquiry

In his remarks to reporters on Wednesday, Trump repeated past statements that there was no collusion between the campaign and Russian Federation and "there'...


DACA-wall talks 'starting over,' Schumer says

In the run-up to the government shutdown , as a way to address the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program , Schumer promised funds of up to $25...


Garrison Keillor Responds to Allegations After New Details Are Released

On Tuesday, MPR, sent a lengthy letter to its members explaining, for the first time, the allegations against Keillor. Keillor's version of what happened cert...


Trump says he's 'looking forward' to talking to special counsel Robert Mueller

Trump's statement would seem to end months of speculation about whether the special counsel would interview the president, though he also said he would testify ...


At least 3 dead after train derails near Milan, say authorities

Reportedly, some passengers are still trapped in the wreckage. Two carriages peeled off the rails and came to rest at an angle. About 100 other people suf...


White House to unveil immigration framework

Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the document will be ready by Monday, on the eve of President Trump's State of the Union. Meanwhile immigration ...


US Attorney General Jeff Sessions interviewed in Russian Federation probe

Trump's legal team declined to comment. Mr Mueller is thought to be investigating whether Mr Comey's firing was an attempt to obstruct justice. The special ...


Dems, Trump Share Blame for 'Unnecessary' Govt Shutdown

Trump was referring to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program , an Obama-era initiative he rescinded a year ago. Cornyn said Schumer had promis...


Sting and Shaggy are recording an album and we've so many questions

We'll have to wait until 4/20 to find out for sure. Sting's manager, Martin Kierszenbaum , is apparently to thank/blame. The duo recently debuted " Don't M...


Senators strike a deal re-opening government after 69 hours

However, even with a threshold of 51 votes, it's not guaranteed Republican leaders in the Senate would be able to achieve a simple majority, given their raz...


Federal shutdown to enter 3rd day

Members of both parties are planning weekend sessions . The Congressional Hispanic Caucus expressed fears on Tuesday that Republicans in the House of Represe...


Florida RB Jordan Scarlett, WR Rick Wells among four suspended Gators reinstated

The players needed to make restitution and comply with probation protocols over a 12-month period to get the charges dropped without any legal findings. All but...


Ontario PC leader Patrick Brown categorically denies sexual misconduct allegations

Brown called an impromptu press conference for late Wednesday, Jan. 24 at Queen's Park where he addressed the allegations brought against in a short, terse st...


Gov. Brown to UC Regents: 'Reject' tuition hike

The tuition at University of California schools could increase, to the tune of more than $300 a year. Out-of-state students would pay an additional $978, or...


After Sessions quizzed by Mueller, is Trump next?

Per Karl , Trump also said that he thought the interview could happen sometime in the next two or three weeks. Sessions was the first United States sena...


Central Intelligence Agency warns about Pyongyang's aims

He judged that North Korea's weapons programs will be used for coercion purposes in addition to self-defense and said Kim's next "logical step" would be the dev...


Kerber enters Australian Open semis

Hyeon Chung's historic run through the Australian Open draw is continuing. She says the most important thing about this year is her attitude, which isn't as c...


U.S. government to reopen after Republicans pledge to act on 'immigrant dreamers'

McConnell said he hoped to reach bipartisan solutions on immigration, border security, disaster aid, military funding and more by February 8. The short-term f...


Shah Rukh Khan wins award for work on human rights

Shah Rukh Khan received the award for showing an exemplary commitment to uphold human dignity through his non-profitable Meer Foundation. Shah Rukh Khan wa...


Liam Fox backs Boris Johnson's call for more NHS funding after Brexit

Even though Mr Johnson's proposed £100m is just a fraction of the infamous £350m that he, and other Brexiteers, appeared to promise for the NHS during the Europ...


Two dead, 14 injured in Isil attack on children's charity

Among the four killed were two employees of the nongovernmental organization, a security guard and an army soldier. Sher Bahad Mushfaq, a worker of Save the ...


America lawmakers try to end shutdown stalemate

It would pave the way to get the federal government fully up and running again until 8 February. Marc Short, the president's director of legislative affairs, ...


Trae Young entertaining leader of the band and sometimes a solo act

The Sooners have held serve at home and are 4-0 at Lloyd Noble Center in Big 12 play. When Azubuike picked up his second foul at 10:14 of the half the 7-foote...


Protesters, police prepare for Lula da Silva appeal in Porto Alegre

Wearing a short-sleeved black T-shirt, the 72-year-old was defiant, telling the crowd of around 10,000 that he meant to run for the presidency despite the court...


Deputy killed in Adams County; 1 suspect in custody

Civilians, including some of the homeless people sleeping under nearby underpasses, have gathered to watch, according to 9NEWS anchor Kyle Clark who is at the h...


BJD Suspends Baijayant Panda from Primary Membership of Party

There was also a huge loan running into thousands of crores owed by IMFA (previously ICCL) which was waived and this is still a subject of debate, he pointed ou...


Congressional leaders refuse to budge on shutdown's first day

Trump had been hoping to be the star of the show at a glitzy fundraiser at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida Saturday celebrating the anniversary of his inaugura...


Trump denies new Federal Bureau of Investigation director threatened to resign under pressure from Sessions

In an Oval Office meeting last May, President Trump asked Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe , then the acting director, whom he voted for in the 2016 ele...


Letter Suggests Alcatraz Escapees May Have Survived 1962 Jailbreak

The running theory about their fate is that they died shortly after stepping foot into the cold waters that separated the prison and San Francisco. "My name i...


Markets snap bull run as Sensex, Nifty trade in red

At 10:46 am, the 30-share BSE Sensex was up by 9 points at 36149 while the broader NSE Nifty was 1 point down at 11082. The market capitalisation of listed fi...


WWE Fans Inside The Manhattan Center Weren't Thrilled With Raw 25

Raw 25 also took place inside the Manhattan Center where the first Raw was held in 1993. But, it surely had it's moments. Despite having made Chris Jeric...


Train Hits Hyd Youth Taking Selfie Video

Before the incident, another video also showing a young man on the tracks had also gone viral. Despite the constant honking by the loco-pilot, he ignored the wa...


Trump to unveil new immigration proposal on Monday

The president said he wanted $25 billion for the wall and $5 billion for "other security measures", all put in a trust fund. Since the partial government shutdo...


Canada and Australia were once connected, study suggests

The finding came to light after studying unusual rocks in northern Australia not found anywhere else in that continent, but which are closely related to rock ...


Zimbabwe President Mnangagwa Offers Trump 5% Incentive to Build Golf Courses, Hotels

Mnangagwa , who took office in November after a shock military takeover led to Mugabe's ousting, promised to hold a fair vote. Mnangagwa says he's in Swit...


Flynn reportedly met with Federal Bureau of Investigation a year ago and didn't tell Trump

News reports that Flynn spoke with the FBI investigators on January 24, 2016 without a lawyer in his West Wing office. The FBI had contacted Flynn's offic...


Rocket Lab deploys a star for humanity into orbit

Rocket Lab has revealed the secret object on board its Electron test rocket was a geodesic sphere dubbed the Humanity Star , and the company says everyone on ...


Ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont arrives in Denmark defying threat by Madrid

Spanish authorities vowed Monday to block any attempt by Puigdemont or his supporters to secretly smuggle him back into the country, which has led the Catalan ...


Venezuelan Government to Convene Early Presidential Elections by the end of April

But neighboring countries say the move to allow Nicolas Maduro a second term lacks legitimacy. "I'm a humble worker", the Associated Press reported him as tel...