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Canadian billionaire Barry Sherman and his wife were murdered, police say

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attended their funeral and condolences rolled in, including from Toronto's mayor and the Israeli consulate. The couple's four ad...


Air Force One's new refrigerators cost $24 million

The United States president's plane Air Force One is set to receive an upgrade that will include new refrigerators expected to cost American taxpayers almost US...


Paris river surges to record levels as heavy rainfall threatens flooding

Thirteen of France's 96 adminstrative departments are on flood alert, with experts claiming it is the country's wettest winter since 1959. Non-stop rain h...


Hospital hearth kills at the least 37, injures scores in South Korea

The dead included three hospital staff and several people in an intensive-care unit for respiratory illnesses. The fire broke out at the rear of the emergency...


Is Myanmar 'whitewashing' the Rohingya crisis?

Human rights advocates said the drug war, which helped Duterte achieve an overwhelming victory in 2016, encouraged extrajudicial killings. Aaron Connelly from...


Trump's speech to globalists

After calling his tax reforms a "big, attractive waterfall", Trump closed by saying: "I think you have a brand new United States , where people from all ov...


Casino Mogul Steve Wynn Denies Allegations of Sexual Harassment

The Journal said it spoke to "dozens of people" who allege other misconduct by Wynn , whose name has for years been synonymous with his casino empire; hi...


At least 17 killed, 110 wounded in Afghan vehicle bomb attack

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack outside the European Union delegation and interior ministry offices. He said a number of people were lying o...


Spain Declares Venezuela Envoy Persona Non Grata in Strict Reciprocity

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro looked sure to stand for re-election in a presidential vote due by the end of April where the ruling Socialists hope t...


Wozniacki beats Halep to win Australian Open

After a captivating tussle played out in stifling humidity at a floodlit Rod Laver Arena, the Dane stood firm in a see-saw final set to claim the thriller when ...


Japan, South Korea arranging Abe-Moon summit on February 9

According to Gallup, Moon's approval rating has declined for two consecutive weeks, and decisions to unify the women's ice hockey team and march in unison at th...


Canadian Minister of Sport Resigns Following Sexual Misconduct Allegations

The PMO has authorized a third-party inquiry by lawyer Christine Thomlinson into the allegations against Hehr. "I accepted the Honourable Kent Hehr's resignat...


Syrian Opposition to not attend Sochi Congress

De Mistura has presided over a series of Syrian talks in Geneva, with a mandate to discuss new elections, reformed governance, a new constitution and the fight ...


China unveils vision for 'Polar Silk Road' across Arctic

The land territories in the Arctic cover an area of about 8 million square kilometres, whose sovereignty belongs to Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, R...


Sri Lanka crush Bangladesh : Now where did that come from?

After dismantling the hosts for just 82 - Bangladesh's ninth-lowest total in ODIs - Sri Lanka's openers Danushka Gunathilaka (40*) and Upul Tharanga (34*) k...


Baboons have been found! Paris zoo reopens

A Paris zoo has been evacuated after visitors got a little too up close and personal with 52 escaped baboons. The zoo was quickly surrounded with armed poli...


Escaped inmate caught returning to prison with home-cooked food

Jefferson County deputies and U.S. Marshals arrested a federal inmate outside the prison as he was running back to the prison with a bag of contraband items. ...


Supreme Court halts execution of inmate with dementia

Vernon Madison was convicted [ cert. petition , PDF] in Alabama of murdering a police officer in 1985. Prosecutors have said that Madison crept up and shot Sc...


Hillary Clinton protected aide accused of sexual harassment in 2008

The Times said its report was based on accounts of eight Clinton campaign officials and associates, but said the woman who Strider was accused of harassing...


Padmaavat: Ranveer Singh wishes Republic Day; trollers claim 'Khilji can't be patriotic'

She said, "she has been engaged successively for the last four years". Directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali , Padmavati stars Deepika Padukone as Queen Padmin...


Texas kidnapping victim shot dead in Federal Bureau of Investigation 'operation'

According to the criminal complaint, the suspects demanded $20,000 in ransom as the victim was held at gunpoint in a northeast Houston home. After tying up th...


Ambode's Aide Deji Tinubu Slumps, Dies

He said the NFSC would always remember Tinubu, who was the immediate past Chairman of the Lagos State Sports Commission. Tinubu died Thursday night during a f...


Blue-state governors sue Trump over tax law

The law limits the deduction on state and local taxes to $10,000 annually, a level that will be exceeded by many New Yorkers with higher incomes and living in r...


Workers stopping Trump from placing compromise with Dems to finish shutdown

David Edwards is a writer for Raw Story . Analysts said it is still no end in sight as political feud is intensifying, bound to distract Trump from his prior...


Local students named to University of New Haven dean's list

In a statement released Tuesday, Lander University announced "the names of those outstanding undergraduates who have been named to the Dean's List for earning t...


Turkey Battles YPG 'On Two Fronts' In Syria's Afrin

A Turkish operation in Manbij would be fraught with risk due to the presence of USA military personnel in and around the town. Ankara began " Operation ...


CM Siddaramaiah can't stop BJP's yatra to power: Amit Shah

The BJP has accused the Congress-led state government of orchestrating the bandh as party chief Amit Shah will be in Karnataka today for the BJP's parivartana ...


Australian Open: Roger Federer beats Tomas Berdych for semifinal place

Federer's biggest threat will be Čilić if he reaches the final but the 19 time Gram Slam victor knows that it would be perilous to underestimate the younger ...


Robinhood dives into cryptocurrency with free bitcoin and ethereum trading

Trading in cryptocurrencies will start in five USA states in February - California, Massachusetts, Missouri, Montana and New Hampshire - with others to follow. ...


'No money' for nuclear, says Ramaphosa

Ramaphosa also highlighted that an independent judge will preside over the inquiry and the process is in tandem with the criminal justice system. "Their next ...


AT&T Suspends Sponsorship of USA Gymnastics

Aquilina published " Triple Cross Killer " in 2017. Biles also took to Twitter to express her gratitude. Aquilina told WOOD Radio's West Michigan Live T...


Scandal-Tarred GOP Rep. Meehan Will Retire, Opening Up Swing Seat

Meehan explained that his use of the word soulmate was "in no way" meant to "suggest a romantic partnership", in a letter sent to his campaign chairman Thursd...


Kashmiris observing Black Day on Indian Republic Day

He said that "so we will be talking to her, we will be talking to our sister agencies and we will be covering every other link to know the facts". "After doing ...


Dutch intelligence reportedly hacked Russian election hackers in 2014

Cozy Bear, along with yet another Fancy Bear (APT28 ) hacking group, are widely considered to be responsible for the cyberattacks targeting the US Democratic P...


Partly sunny skies with a high of 51 in Boulder today

Friday: Highs will climb back into the mid to upper 60's. Monday night: Mostly clear with a low around 34. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 miles per ...


Cloudy and muggier today; rain Saturday — FIRST ALERT FORECAST

This high will make its way off the coast by the latter half of the week allowing milder air to once again return due to a southerly wind flow. I have been hold...


Baker Mayfield Really Wants People To Know He's Not Johnny Manziel

Mayfield didn't hold back when asked what the Browns would be getting if they turn in a card with his name on it. Da'Shawn Hand and DaeSean Hamilton will ...


RSS Chief Bhagwat plans to defy Kerala Government's circular

Mohan Bhagwat hoisting the national flag on the occasion of the last Independence Day at Karnakayamman HSS in Palakkad had created controversies. The RSS chie...


Yvonne Wamalwa, widow of ex-VP Michael Wamalwa is dead

It's understood plans were underway to airlift the body to Nairobi's Lee Funeral Home Thursday afternoon. He served as first Vice President in NARC government a...


Australia Day prompts celebration and protest across the ditch

Thousands of people have converged on the intersection of Spring St and Collins St to protest against Australia Day, with a heavy police presence on standby in ...


What did Jo Marney say to disgrace Ukip leader Henry Bolton?

It emerged that before the two started their relationship, Marney had sent a number of offensive text messages about Meghan Markle , the American actress soon ...


Trump offers 'Dreamers' a path to citizenship

This includes supporting a path to citizenship for approximately 1.8 million undocumented young people who were brought to the U.S.as children and are eligibl...


Indonesia Masters 2018: Saina Nehwal defeats PV Sindhu; Enters Semi-finals

Saina thrashed her fellow countrywoman Sindhu in straight sets 21-13, 21-19 to enter the semi-final of the Indonesia Masters. However, both Saina Nehwal and ...


Over 1 crore taxpayers registered under GST, revenue collection recovers in December

Before picking up in December, the revenue collection fell for two consecutive months from over Rs 92,000 crore in September to Rs 83,346 crore in October and R...


Reports Two People Stabbed In Maroubra

The incident is believed to have unfolded at the Maroubra Junction Hotel on Anzac Parade in the city's east just before 3.30pm AEDT. "The offender has died at...


Fairfax Police Chief Releases Video of Fatal US Park Police Shooting

In the final, fatal stop, the officers take a longer moment to pull fully perpendicular in front of Ghaisar's vehicle. Although the driver of the other auto was...


'Padmaavat' to hit Pakistani screens on Jan 25

Starring Deepika Padukone as Rani Padmavati , Shahid Kapoor as Maharawal Ratan Singh and Ranveer Singh as Alauddin Khilji, the film was initially scheduled for...


JAHAN NAMA: US Urges Turkey To Limit Operations In Syria

He said relations between Turkey and Somali ran deep. Ankara sees the emergence of a YPG-controlled belt along its border with Syria as a major threat t...


India beat Bangladesh to set up semifinal with Pakistan

Indian pacers set up the match for India with some fantastic spell of bowling and their acrobatic fielding. Kamlesh Nagarkoti grabbed three wickets for India ...


NY governor indicators government order defending internet neutrality within the state

The end is near for net neutrality. The open letter comes after the FCC's decision the past December to repeal the decision that gave the internet a Title II,...