China demands 'severe punishment' for warrior statue thumb thief

What began as an Ugly Sweater Party has turned into an global incident. While there, Rohana allegedly used his mobile phone as a flashlight and took a selfie with one of the warriors before appearing to break something off it and walking out with i... More..

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Iran locates wreckage of crashed plane
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Iran locates wreckage of crashed plane

Flight EP3704 left Tehran at 04:30 GMT on Sunday, and crashed about an hour later on Dena Mountain, near the city of Semirom in Isfahan province. However, an aviation Spokesman said it has not been confirmed ...More..

S.Korea to announce joint military drill plan with USA before April
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

S.Korea to announce joint military drill plan with USA before April

Another main task is to prepare for the Washington-to-Seoul transition of wartime operational control of South Korea's armed forces, it said . "We need to continue to isolate North Korea economically and d...More..

Pa.'s new congressional map could boost Dems
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Pa.'s new congressional map could boost Dems

Republican legislators have promised to challenge the map unveiled Monday in federal court as a violation of the separation of powers. The justices had given the GOP-controlled legislature less than a month...More..

On Twitter: Trump and his fiercest critic Romney friends again
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

On Twitter: Trump and his fiercest critic Romney friends again

Romney bashed Trump during the 2016 election, including a March 2016 speech in which he meticulously outlined what he described as a minefield of problems Trump presented if elected. "Let's find a way to have t...More..

Merkel taps ally for crucial party job, grooms successor
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Merkel taps ally for crucial party job, grooms successor

Kramp-Karrenbauer has made a name for herself as a successful regional politician in Germany's smallest state, Saarland. The German Chancellor stressed Mrs Kramp-Karrenbauer's promotion will strengthen the ...More..

Mumbai to Pune in 25 minutes via Hyperloop
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Mumbai to Pune in 25 minutes via Hyperloop

The inaugural hyperloop route, which will link central Pune, Navi Mumbai International Airport , and Mumbai , mostly running alongside the Expressway, is expected connect 26 million people. "The Pune-Mumbai r...More..

Experts Have Definitively Ranked Trump The Worst US President Of All Time
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Experts Have Definitively Ranked Trump The Worst US President Of All Time

Silver made the astute point that presidents who had directly led us into the Great Depression and Civil War may be worse than Trump after a year BUT I politely disagree, Nate. His Oval Office predecessor, B...More..

SpaceX to launch demo satellites for its high-speed internet project
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

SpaceX to launch demo satellites for its high-speed internet project

Late a year ago, the Earth-observation satellite began its trip toward to space by taking an global flight from Spain to California while riding inside a special container created to keep the craft safe. The ...More..

Benjamin Netanyahu: Polish PM's Holocaust comments 'outrageous'
by | Monday, February 19, 2018

Benjamin Netanyahu: Polish PM's Holocaust comments 'outrageous'

We will conduct such dialogue with Israel ". Israeli Labor Party lawmaker Itzik Shmuly, who is pushing for a counter bill in the Israeli parliament to criminalize the denial of Nazi collaboration, quipped ...More..

Five killed in church shooting in Russian region of Dagestan
by | Monday, February 19, 2018

Five killed in church shooting in Russian region of Dagestan

Four people died at the scene and a fifth victim died while being treated in hospital, a health ministry spokesman told the Russian TASS news agency. Its administration has recently undergone a major cleanu...More..

Aussie PM in damage control as sex scandal undermines deputy
by | Monday, February 19, 2018

Aussie PM in damage control as sex scandal undermines deputy

With federal parliament not sitting this week, the prime minister will travel to the USA this week for talks with president Donald Trump. Veterans Affairs Minister Michael McCormack - considered the most like...More..

Pakistan's Imran Khan ties knot to 'spiritual adviser' in third marriage
by | Monday, February 19, 2018

Pakistan's Imran Khan ties knot to 'spiritual adviser' in third marriage

PTI spokesman Fawad Chaudhry, while speaking to Samaa, confirmed that Khan's nikah was solemnised by Mufti Saeed, a member of PTI core committee. From Imran's side, guests included his personal secretary Au...More..

Iran's Zarif slams Netanyahu's 'cartoonish circus' after drone stunt
by | Monday, February 19, 2018

Iran's Zarif slams Netanyahu's 'cartoonish circus' after drone stunt

Donald Trump, the United States president, has frequently called the Iran nuclear deal a bad one. Former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says it is "absolutely critical" to make sure that world powers'...More..

Pakistan minor's killer gets four death sentences
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

Pakistan minor's killer gets four death sentences

Imran Ali, 24, was today sentenced to death on four counts by an anti-terrorism court. The life sentence was for sodomy and another penalty was imposed for hiding the body in a trash heap. Police identified Ali...More..

22 dead, 28 injured as multiple bomb blasts hit Borno
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

22 dead, 28 injured as multiple bomb blasts hit Borno

Babakura Kolo and Musa Ari, from the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) assisting Nigeria's military against the militants, said the bombers were all men. Earlier this week, the military warned residents of pos...More..

Saudi- Ethiopia Declares State of Emergency
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

Saudi- Ethiopia Declares State of Emergency

While the government considers who will take his place, it has imposed a state of emergency for the next six months. "We recognise and share concerns expressed by the government about incidents of violence an...More..

Don't be alarmed but an 'earthquake' has just hit Somerset
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

Don't be alarmed but an 'earthquake' has just hit Somerset

The British Geological Survey says a magnitude 4.4 quake has shaken southern Wales. Today's quake was the "biggest onshore United Kingdom event in 10 years" and 8 million times smaller than the magnitude ...More..

Israeli troops injured by explosive device near Gaza
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

Israeli troops injured by explosive device near Gaza

The proposed plan also calls for the recognition of Israel as a Jewish state, keeping territorial water and airspace under Israeli control and reaching a "just solution" to the issue of Palestinian refugees. Ro...More..

No. 10 Auburn can't overcome slow start at SC
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

No. 10 Auburn can't overcome slow start at SC

Just when it seemed things couldn't get much worse for Auburn basketball on Saturday, the afternoon took a turn for the worst. Auburn battled back to start the second half as the Tigers outscored SC 34-18...More..

Turkish court sentences six journalists to life, draws worldwide criticism
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

Turkish court sentences six journalists to life, draws worldwide criticism

Kaye said that the journalists had been deprived of a fair trial without "substantial proof of their involvement in the coup attempt " and characterized the court ruling as an assault on "the remnants of fre...More..

Oxfam boss laments sex abuse criticism
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

Oxfam boss laments sex abuse criticism

Mr Goldring, who is to implement the changes in the United Kingdom, said the scandal has shown that Oxfam has "betrayed" the much-needed trust that people have put into the organisation. Oxfam International's...More..

SA airport officials to share footages of fleeing Ajay Gupta
by | Saturday, February 17, 2018

SA airport officials to share footages of fleeing Ajay Gupta

Zuma and the Guptas have always denied wrongdoing. It is expected that the three persons arrested earlier today during operations carried out by the Hawks at Gauteng properties, including a Bedfordview hous...More..

Trump heads Friday to Florida to meet shooting victims
by | Saturday, February 17, 2018

Trump heads Friday to Florida to meet shooting victims

David, a student journalist who recorded footage of the shooting itself (he told CNN he wanted to show people "what's going on when these children are facing bullets flying through classrooms and students a...More..

No Evidence of Shooting at Highline College, Authorities Say
by | Saturday, February 17, 2018

No Evidence of Shooting at Highline College, Authorities Say

After the threat, the college initiated an immediate lockdown for students to barricade their doors and windows while law enforcement secured the campus and evacuated buildings. Fire officials in Washington ...More..