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Nov 15 2017

Sessions mulling second special counsel to investigate Republican concerns, letter shows

On Monday, the attorney general sent a letter to House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., saying that he had directed senior federal prosecutors to expl...

Nov 15 2017

Australian PM says government aims to legalise same-sex marriage by year-end

Nearly 62 percent of the 12.7 million people who participated in the two-month postal survey voted in favour of allowing gay marriage, the Australian Bureau of Statisti...

Nov 15 2017

3 dead, shooter killed in California school shooting

Brian Flint told local media his neighbor was the shooter , and that the neighbor had stolen his truck. Flint said the neighbor had been shooting "hundreds of rounds" ...

Nov 14 2017

George Takei 'bewildered' by former model's sexual assault claim

A screenshot of Takei's now-deleted tweet , as posted on Slack. Persecution complex clearly runs in the family'. Model Scott R. Brunton , who was a 23-year-old waite...

Nov 14 2017

Trump chooses drug executive as health secretary

Azar worked for Eli Lilly from 2007 to 2017, serving as president of the company's US division from 2011 to January of this year. "He will be a star for better health...

Nov 14 2017

Number of Reported Hate Crimes Surges in New Hampshire

While the data provides a way to compare annual hate crime statistics , the number of actual hate crime incidents is believed to drastically under reported , according ...

Nov 13 2017

Duterte, Philippine President, Boasts He Killed Someone as a Teenager

It was just over a look. "I intend to continue buying these weapons in the future", Duterte told Putin, adding that he was "delighted" by the Russian arms' quality. The...

Nov 13 2017

Syrian drone intercepted after approaching Israeli airspace

Meanwhile, Iran and Israel are preparing for the next phase. The latest outcome of negotiations, led by Russians and United Nations envoy, is to suspend the direct figh...

Nov 13 2017

Saudi forces lift Yemen airport blockade

Despite the reopening of Wadea, however, and the allowing of limited ships into southern Aden port, United Nations officials say that the Saudi-led coalition is still blo...

Nov 13 2017

At least 16 dead as overloaded boat capsizes in India

A total of 38 passengers and three crew members were on-board the vessel, which was operated by a private company and traveling along the Krishna river near Vijayawada ...

Nov 12 2017

Mueller probing pre-election Flynn meeting with California congressman

The report in the Wall Street Journal is the latest of a string of allegations facing Flynn, a retired general and former head of the Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA)....

Nov 12 2017

US, S Korea begin joint Naval drills

The war exercises off the tense Korean Peninsula aim to strengthen the alliance's policy of "extended deterrence" against Pyongyang's nuclear and missile threats, South ...

Nov 11 2017

China's Biggest Shopping Event: What Is Singles Day?

The offer will be limited to 99 lucky customers, who will receive 12 boxes of the liquor, each month. Baijiu is a fiery white spirit usually made from sorghum or rice a...

Nov 11 2017

Louis CK's New Movie Probably Won't See the Light of Day

In reaction to the story, the premiere of Louis C.K.'s film I Love You, Daddy and an appearance on " The Late Show With Stephen Colbert " were abruptly canceled. The ha...

Nov 11 2017

Skyview High School thanks local veterans with a special assembly

Information is available from the individual schools. The Wasilla High School Air Force Junior ROTC opened up the program with a Color Presentation that displayed their...

Nov 11 2017

Sensex, Nifty End Modestly Higher Ahead Of IIP Data

The Nifty50 closed the day's trade at 10,308.95 points, higher by 5.80 points, or 0.06 per cent, while the BSE Sensex closed at 33,250.93 points - up 32.12 points or ...

Nov 11 2017

McConnell calls on Moore to exit Alabama race

Moore could conceivably step down if is he personally resigns, but that decision would have to go through the Alabama secretary of state-the state's chief elections offic...

Nov 11 2017

Roy Moore's brother compares sexual conduct allegations to the persecution of Jesus

The other women say Moore pursued them at the ages of 16, 17 and 18. Moore explained that he rejects calls for him to recuse himself from the Senate race because he "...

Nov 11 2017

Russia Acts to Name US Media as 'Foreign Agents' in RT Dispute

State Duma speaker Vyacheslav Volodin said lawmakers will take up changes to the Russian law on foreign agents to extend it to the media. Last month, Russian officials ...

Nov 10 2017

GST Council Meet Gets Underway in Guwahati, Congress Protests

The whole idea is, as your revenue collections neutralise we must prune it and that is the pattern in which the Council has so far been functioning. "There is a need for ...