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Troops kill 18 Burundian refugees in DR Congo

Troops kill 18 Burundian refugees in DR Congo

The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General Congo, Maman Sidikou, in a statement said that he condemned the acts of violence perpetrated in Kamanyola. Out of 40,000 Burundian asylum-seekers...

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Bangladesh warns Myanmar over border amid Rohingya refugee crisis

Bangladesh warns Myanmar over border amid Rohingya refugee crisis

Worldwide pressure is mounting on Buddhist-majority Myanmar to end the security operation against the marginalised Rohingya Muslim community in Rakhine, which was triggered on August 25 when Rohingy...

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Trump Shares Doctored Image of His Golf Ball Hitting Hillary Clinton

Trump Shares Doctored Image of His Golf Ball Hitting Hillary Clinton

White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said later that day that Clinton was pushing "false narratives" in the book. U.S. President Donald Trump gestures as he arrives at Morristown municipal airp...

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Warren applauds judge for blocking Trump sanctuary city rules

Warren applauds judge for blocking Trump sanctuary city rules

U.S. District Judge Harry D. Leinenweber ruled that the Justice Department cannot not impose the requirements. Trump applauds senators' latest ObamaCare repeal effort Get ready for socialized m...

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Kurdish referendum will not be granted worldwide legitimacy

Kurdish referendum will not be granted worldwide legitimacy

The US and other Western powers have expressed opposition to Kurdistan's independence vote, fearing it will fuel regional unrest and distract attention from ongoing campaigns to rout Islamic State in ...

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Jennifer Garner as you've never seen her before

Jennifer Garner as you've never seen her before

The 13 Going On 30 star reminded us on Thursday just how effing HIGHlarious she is by posting a throwback video on her Instagram . "And so I told them about it, they have to see it", she says g...

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Pakistan look to seal Independence Cup against World XI

Pakistan look to seal Independence Cup against World XI

Rumman Raees stepped up to bowl the final over with 13 runs standing between the World XI and victory, which Perera duly sealed with a straight six off the second last ball of the game. Both played ...

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Cassini spacecraft falls silent after plunge towards Saturn

Cassini spacecraft falls silent after plunge towards Saturn

Tides driven by Saturn's powerful gravity help stretch and deform this global, water-ammonia (similar to a window cleaner product on Earth) ocean. "This is the final chapter of an unbelievable mis...

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Fire Kills at Least 23 at Islamic Boarding School in Malaysia

Fire Kills at Least 23 at Islamic Boarding School in Malaysia

The victims are trapped inside the room when the fire broke out high. They had to break through the grilles. "Every Thursday evening, we would take them for Yaasin recital programmes, we also celebr...

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50 killed, 80 injured in ISIS-claimed twin attacks in Iraq

50 killed, 80 injured in ISIS-claimed twin attacks in Iraq

The half-dozen assailants, disguised as members of paramilitary units of popular mobilization (PM), composed mainly of militia and volunteers, shi'a, was travelling in military vehicles stolen. Adding...

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David Johnson's Christmas return?

David Johnson's Christmas return?

On Sunday night, ESPN's Chris Mortensen reported that the MRI results on Monday would determine whether he'd be out for a few weeks or closer to half the season. Johnson's versatility as both a ru...

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UN Security Council set to vote on North Korea sanctions

UN Security Council set to vote on North Korea sanctions

The resolution - in the wake of Pyongyang's sixth and strongest nuclear test explosion - bans North Korea from importing all natural gas liquids and condensates . Textiles were North Korea's second...

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Hurricane Jose moving slowly as Category 1 storm

Hurricane Jose moving slowly as Category 1 storm

While too early to tell whether the storm will move close enough to shore to either brush the coast or make landfall, the latest track from the National Hurricane Center positions the storm well off t...

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Prince William Makes a Candid Admission About Kate Middleton's Third Pregnancy

Prince William Makes a Candid Admission About Kate Middleton's Third Pregnancy

Speaking at an event in Manchester, Harry said it was "great" that he was going to be an uncle again, and said of Kate: "I think she's okay". After giving a speech on the effects mental health can h...

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Pope Francis Hopes Trump Rethinks His Decision To End DACA Program

Pope Francis Hopes Trump Rethinks His Decision To End DACA Program

Weighing in on two areas of disagreement with a US president with whom he has already clashed, Pope Francis said Monday that climate science is clearly true, and that President Donald Trump shou...

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California Secretary of State Alex Padilla Statement on Today's Election Commission Meeting

California Secretary of State Alex Padilla Statement on Today's Election Commission Meeting

They regard the entire commission as a sham created to soothe Trump's ego after his unsubstantiated claims that voter fraud is why he lost the popular vote to Clinton. White House Policy Adviser Ste...

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There is no plan B for Pyeongchang Games, says IOC's Bach

There is no plan B for Pyeongchang Games, says IOC's Bach

The Olympic Agenda 2020 is the strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement, created to safeguard the uniqueness of the Olympic Games and strengthen the role of sport in society, with the ...

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Air Berlin cancels flights after pilots call in sick

Air Berlin cancels flights after pilots call in sick

But he added that the firm could if necessary buy up all of Air Berlin's assets, including 140 leased aircraft and prized landing and takeoff slots at German airports. While a German government ...

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Trump meets Malaysia leader under investigation by his Justice Department

Trump meets Malaysia leader under investigation by his Justice Department

The Malaysian Embassy would not confirm to the outlet that Najib and his contingent spent the night at the hotel, where the "Trump Townhouse" suite goes for more than $18,750 per night. "He also is a ...

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Janet Napolitano, University of California sue Trump administration for DACA repeal

Janet Napolitano, University of California sue Trump administration for DACA repeal

The fate of about 800,000 immigrants - brought here as children by their undocumented parents - is ample inspiration for bipartisanship. We are writing to state clearly that no matter what the Adminis...

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Lady Gaga announces she will take a break in her career

Lady Gaga announces she will take a break in her career

Later on, after their July 2016 split, she breaks down in tears. One of the most memorable scenes in the film comes when Gaga addresses her feud with fellow pop star Madonna . However, while Lady ...

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Trump trashed by Miss America: Climate change 'is existing'

Trump trashed by Miss America: Climate change 'is existing'

Ivy League graduate and national dance champion Cara Mund from North Dakota won the Miss America pageant on Sunday, becoming the first contestant from the state to ever win the 91-year-old pageant...

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Hurricane Irma strands manatees as residents rush to the rescue

Hurricane Irma strands manatees as residents rush to the rescue

Florida rescue workers and a group of residents helped save two manatees who were left stranded on Sunday after Hurricane Irma caused water to drain from the Sarasota Bay. "It was a pretty cool expe...

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South Korea braces for another possible missile test by North

South Korea braces for another possible missile test by North

The Russian leader also described the exchange between Washington and Pyongyang during the past weeks as "military hysteria". The officers also broke the windows of several cars the protesters wer...

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Gov. McMaster issues mandatory evacuation for parts of Lowcountry counties

Gov. McMaster issues mandatory evacuation for parts of Lowcountry counties

Gov. Henry McMaster on Wednesday declared a state of emergency and said evacuations might be ordered on Friday. Of those evacuated, 532 left Edisto Beach, 468 from Dafuskie Island, 743 from Fr...

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SpaceX scheduled to launch X-37B mini-shuttle from Cape Canaveral

SpaceX scheduled to launch X-37B mini-shuttle from Cape Canaveral

While we don't know how long the X-37 will stay in orbit, launching on a SpaceX rocket means the mission will eventually pass a spaceflight milestone: It'll be the first time almost every part of a ...

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Trump Jr. expected to testify privately to Senate committee Thursday

Trump Jr. expected to testify privately to Senate committee Thursday

Investigators are focusing on a June 2016 meeting the younger Trump held in the midst of the campaign at Trump Tower in NY, the president's business and political campaign headquarters. The White Ho...

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EU Court Chucks $1.2B Antitrust Fine Against Intel

EU Court Chucks $1.2B Antitrust Fine Against Intel

In 2009, the European Union fined Intel 1.06 billion euros saying the chip maker used illegal sales tactics to shut out smaller rival AMD. The EC takes that view that Intel had tried to block ri...

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Facebook: Russian-linked accounts bought $150000 in ads during 2016 campaign

Facebook: Russian-linked accounts bought $150000 in ads during 2016 campaign

Facebook (FB) representatives told congressional investigators on Wednesday that it has discovered it sold ads to a Russian company seeking to target American voters during the 2016 election, acco...

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Congress, Left blame BJP-RSS ideology for Lankesh killing

Congress, Left blame BJP-RSS ideology for Lankesh killing

While several people condemned her murder in Bengaluru last night, many on social media also posted hateful comments. "It is the responsibility of the Karnataka government to maintain law and order"...

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Fed's Fischer first to flee from Trump administration, Yellen not far behind

Fed's Fischer first to flee from Trump administration, Yellen not far behind

His term as vice chairman expires on June 12, 2018. "Fischer is seen as a hawk on monetary policy, relative to the Fed chair, having advocated higher interest rates in response to the strengthening ...

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Pliskova, Nadal into quarterfinals

Pliskova, Nadal into quarterfinals

Karolina Pliskova's eight-week run as world number one ended Wednesday with a US Open quarter-final loss, the Czech standout saying nothing has changed for her after so short a reign. Different mat...

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Modi says India shares Myanmar's concern about 'extremist violence'

Modi says India shares Myanmar's concern about 'extremist violence'

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday held telephone conversation with Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi over the ongoing humanitarian crisis involving Rohingya Muslims fleeing v...

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Redskins place Su'a Cravens on non-football exempt list

Redskins place Su'a Cravens on non-football exempt list

He was one of the youngest players in the National Football League as a rookie last season. Should Cravens decide to walk away from football, he would not be the first to retire at a young age - b...

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N. Korea Close to Long Range Missile Capability

N. Korea Close to Long Range Missile Capability

Pyongyang fired a ballistic missile over Japan earlier this week, causing alarm across the world and deep reflection from North Korea's neighbours on whether they are prepared to cope with a potential...

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