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Dec 08 2017

Israel strikes Gaza after rocket fire

According to initial reports , "a red alert was activated" by the app in that region. The Israeli military said on Thursday that an aircraft and a tank had targeted tw...

Dec 08 2017

Al Franken resigns from Senate over sex misconduct claims

Senators Sheldon Whitehouse (RI), Elizabeth Warren (MA), Chris Murphy (CT), Bernie Sanders (VT), and Patrick Leahy (VT) also issued statements or made comments to the pre...

Dec 08 2017

Russians can compete at Olympics, but without flag — IOC

A report made by a WADA investigator and presented a year ago before the Rio de Janeiro Olympics included the testimony of the informer Grigori Rodchenkov, who worked wit...

Dec 08 2017

Storm Caroline to bring snow and 80mph winds to the UK

The Met Office has a yellow "be aware" warning in force from 00:05 GMT on Friday to 18:00 on Saturday. Met Eireann has issued status yellow weather warnings as the st...

Dec 08 2017

Messi demands Argentina improvement ahead of World Cup

Pep Guardiola has denied reports Manchester City offered Lionel Messi a €100million bonus to sign with the Premier League club, insisting the Argentina superstar was ne...

Dec 07 2017

House Democratic leaders oppose Texas lawmaker's Trump impeachment effort

Democratic leaders announced beforehand they were opposed to Green's resolution . Democratic Rep. Al Green of Texas will force a vote in the House on Wednesday to ...

Dec 07 2017

Trump Calls On Saudis To Immediately Lift Blockade Of Yemen

The Saudi-led coalition warned the city's residents to evacuate rebel-controlled areas, as worldwide aid groups warned Monday they were losing the ability to reach civili...

Dec 07 2017

Mueller spent $6.7M in Russian Federation probe

But despite multiple USA media outlets reporting that Mr Mueller's investigation had expanded to include Mr Trump's personal financial records, one of the President's l...

Dec 07 2017

Trump aide Flynn planned to 'rip up' Russia sanctions

The business colleague who texted with Flynn later recounted that he also suggested sanctions against Russian Federation would be "ripped up" as one of the administration...

Dec 06 2017

Yemen civil war leader killed by enemy group

The pro-Saleh soldiers were also air-covered by Saudi-led warplanes during the overnight fighting with Houthis who made progress and seized key neighborhoods in Sanaa . ...

Dec 06 2017

Cryptocurrency Backed By Oil To Be Created By Venezuela

It will enable Venezuela to advance in monetary sovereignty and carry out its financial transactions to overcome the financial blockade. Opposition leaders blasted th...

Dec 06 2017

The national team of Russian Federation was suspended from the Olympic games

Last summer, facing similar calls to exclude Russia from the Rio Olympics, the IOC pushed the decision onto the worldwide federations of individual sports, allowing the...

Dec 06 2017

World's Largest Starbucks Opening In Shanghai, China

While Starbucks may no longer hold the monopoly it once did over the American coffee market, the worldwide cafe chain is doing remarkably well in China, where it first se...

Dec 05 2017

Oppn blames EVMs for BJP win in UP civic polls

According to a statement, the party said the BJP won 14 out of 16 contests for mayor as the voting was done through EVMs, while the party had won fewer seats for other po...

Dec 05 2017

Colin Kaepernick on Time's 'Person of the Year' Shortlist

Trump was the 2016 Person of the Year and, as usual, created a stir on Twitter recently when he said the magazine told him he was "probably" going to win again but that...

Dec 05 2017

Indian troops martyr two youth, soldier killed in Qazigund attack

One soldier was injured in the initial shootout. Meanwhile, Internet has been suspended in the area while the traffic movement remained suspended on the Srinagar-Jammu ...

Dec 05 2017

Chabahar to connect North-South Transport Corridor to Indian Ocean

The steps were announced in a joint statement after a trilateral meeting between Afghanistan , India and Iran to discuss the implementation of Trilateral Agreement on Es...

Dec 04 2017

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle attend first public event together after engagement

Eddie Keogh / Reuters Prince Harry and Meghan Markle greet well wishers as they arrive at an event in Nottingham, Dec. 1, 2017. Their visit to Nottingham comes four...

Dec 04 2017

Trump calls Chinese envoy to North Korea ineffectual

However, North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un called the launch "impeccable" and a "breakthrough". Photos released by North Korean media show the launch process as superv...