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Feb 04 2018

Iranian lawmaker say 5000 arrested during January protests

Mowahed was shortly arrested after her protest, but was reportedly released following an outcry from human rights activists. "We are fighting against the most visible s...

Feb 04 2018

Arizona man who sold armor-piercing ammunition to Las Vegas gunman charged

The documents show Haig does not have a license to manufacture armor-piercing bullets. According to charging documents obtained by Las Vegas Now , Haig's fingerprints ...

Feb 04 2018

Pentagon unveils policy focused on deterring Russian Federation with smaller nukes

The review says it candidly addresses the challenges posed by "Russian, Chinese and other states' strategic policies, programs and capabilities, particularly nuclear". Th...

Feb 03 2018

French teen to debut in Six Nations rugby

Both players are getting their first caps. Although the Bordeaux starlet is untested at this level, Ireland's back row will have to keep their wits about them to keep...

Feb 03 2018

Father of Victims Attack Disgraced Doctor During Court Hearing

Randall Margraves was in front of judge Cunningham at 12:10pm Friday after being held in contempt of court. "I understand Mr. Margraves' frustration, but you can't do ...

Feb 03 2018

Turkey's General Staff: Nearly 900 terrorists killed in Operation Olive Branch

Turkey considers the YPG, the armed wing of the PYD, to be an extension of the Kurdistan Workers Party which has waged a decades-long insurgency in Turkey's mainly Kurdis...

Feb 03 2018

North Korean skaters begin training for PyeongChang Games

The arrival of the North Koreans has been well documented in the South, especially after a large North Korea flag, covering three floors, was hung out the balcony. He als...

Feb 02 2018

US missile defence fails By

A similar test conducted in July ended in failure as well, though the Department of Defense reported that it was the result of human error, rather than an issue with the ...

Feb 02 2018

Warning for Assad after latest attack

WASHINGTON-The Trump administration warned Syria about an increase in the use of poison gas against civilians, despite last year's cruise-missile strike aimed at deterrin...

Feb 02 2018

A Groundhog Day scandal? Potomac Phil denies rumors of collusion

Thousands of revelers were on hand in the town of Punxsutawney , Pennsylvania , about 80 miles northeast of Pittsburgh, to witness Phil's annual prediction on how l...

Feb 01 2018

Rahul's clarion call at concert: United we stand

Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu on Wednesday said party president Rahul Gandhi leads a simple life. Addressing presspersons after a meeting with block Congress pre...

Feb 01 2018

Cork busker Allie Sherlock wows audiences on the Ellen Show

Allie Sherlock from Douglas in Cork spoke to host Ellen DeGeneres after singing Adele's hit A Million Years Ago . Michelle will be a guest star on The Ellen DeGene...

Feb 01 2018

Democrats Skipping State of the Union for Separate Women's Event

Moore said Trump must be removed from office as a "moral imperative", while Leguizamo drew a parallel between the Nazis' approval ratings in Germany in the 1930s and Trum...

Feb 01 2018

Leading Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan arrested in Paris amid rape claims

Ramadan denied the allegations and filed a complaint for slander against one of his accusers, Reuters said. He is president of the thinktank European Muslim Network i...

Feb 01 2018

Second person of interest emerges after judge unseals Las Vegas shooting records

Air Force One departs Las Vegas past the broken windows on the Mandalay Bay hotel, where shooter Stephen Paddock conducted his mass shooting along the Las Vegas Strip i...

Jan 31 2018

Porn star Stormy Daniels says affair with Trump 'never happened'

What the H?! The host then basically got her to admit that she has a non-disclosure agreement with Trump , as she said she couldn't admit to if she had one, i.e. Preside...

Jan 31 2018

Crutches, tears humanize North Korean threat in Trump speech

But there have been concerns that the links between the Koreas could breach worldwide sanctions on North Korea's nuclear and missile programs. South Korea's Unificati...

Jan 31 2018

Kenyan government silences broadcasters and bans group as Odinga takes oath

After the Supreme Court overturned the election results because of irregularities and called for a rerun, Odinga boycotted the repeat election, accusing authorities of ...

Jan 31 2018

Education deals announced as Theresa May arrives in China

Chancellor of the Exchequer Phillip Hammond has also made it clear that the U.K.is a "natural partner" for the Belt and Road , announcing there would be a special envoy ...

Jan 31 2018

Trump orders Guantanamo detention center to stay open

Obama's 2009 executive order stated the detention center should be closed "as soon as practicable", but it remained open because of opposition to its closure from the U.S...