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After deadlock, talaq bill pushed to Budget session

Minister of State (MoS) for Prime Minister's Office (PMO) Jitendra Singh on Sunday blamed the Congress Party of sabotaging the Triple Talaq Bill. On the possi...


Donald Trump Jr. Joins Critics of NBC's Oprah Tweet

She mainly does hair and makeup for Sanders, Kellyanne Conway, and any other White House official going on camera, "with some notable exceptions", Politico say...


Pakistan cautions United States about consequences of anti-Taliban offensive

With all lines of communication closed, the Taliban will become even more unsafe, particularly for Pakistan, which has always faced the blowback of previous a...


Iranian regime in fear of the power of protests

They show how discontented Iranians are with increasing poverty, after years of repression. A top Russian diplomat warned the United States not to meddle in ...


Roy Moore's 'Jewish Attorney' Is a Practicing Christian

Moore sexually abused me when I was only 14 years old", Corfman said. "I believe they're politically motivated , to stop a successful campaign". Doug Jones (...


Trump threatens to cut U.S. aid to Palestinians

The poll also revealed that a smaller majority, 59 percent, of Jewish Israelis believes that Trump understands Israel's real interests (versus 37 percent who ...


Future of Florida's medical marijuana industry uncertain

California , Washington, Colorado, and other states generating revenue from marijuana taxes could suffer revenue losses from a federal decision to get tough o...


As Koreas agree to talk, China ups pressure on the North

Analysts with the website 38 North, which tracks North Korea, reported Pyongyang may be preparing to test a rocket engine at a facility in Sohae, North Pyonga...


Spirit Airlines Passenger Sexually Assaulted on Flight from Vegas to Detroit

A 22-year-old woman woke up to find a man sexually assaulting her while she slept aboard a Spirit Airlines flight to Detroit . Federal prosecutor Amanda ...


North Korea Launched IRBM That Accidentally Hit Its Own City

North Korea is reportedly in the early stages of testing another intercontinental ballistic missile, only a month before the South will welcome countries from a...


Trump Accuses 'Deep State' DOJ of Ignoring Clinton Aide Huma Abedin

One email Abedin forwarded to her personal email account from her State Department account included passwords for a two-step laptop login process, though that e...


United States to cut UNRWA funding if Palestinians don't return to negotiations

After listing numerous protesters' messages, including one telling the nation's supreme leader to "feel some shame", Haley emphasized those were the words of Ir...


Time travel? Flight takes off in 2018, lands in 2017

The flight crossed the global date line, causing the alleged time travel. It's not so complicated and apparently very common. The time difference between th...


Powerball, Mega Millions jackpots swell to almost $800M

Whether you're a lottery player ot not, you might want to buy some tickets. That includes 5 ticket holders in Iowa, New Hampshire and New Jersey who matched 5 n...


Sen. Hatch to retire, opening door for possible Romney run

When Romney opposed Roy Moore, Bannon's favored candidate in last month's special election for a U.S. Senate seat in Alabama, Bannon hit Romney with a personal ...


Dramatic Images: Seven-Alarm Fire Rages in NYC

The New York Fire Department said almost two dozen people were injured, including a firefighter. "Children starting fires is not rare", FDNY Commissioner Da...


Hollywood actresses, writers launch project to fight sexual harassment

It includes a legal defense fund that has so far raised some $13.4 million of its $15 million goal to provide subsidized legal support to women and men who we...


Triple talaq bill to be introduced in Rajya Sabha today

Triple talaq bill was cleared by the Lok Sabha. "I have complete conviction that Congress will support the Bill the same way it did in Lok Sabha, or else the ...


Amber alert for 2 missing Texas girls who may have been kidnapped

Bandera-Margaret is 4-feet 5-inches tall, weighs 75 pounds, has curly brown hair and brown eyes. Cops remain vague about Miles, except to say he may be going ...


Cleveland Metroparks Zoo celebrates Noon Year's Eve

Shortly before the clock struck noon, the event's master of ceremonies began the traditional countdown, prompting hundreds of voices to resoundingly chime in, s...


U.S. citizens, 2 locals killed in Costa Rica plane crash

A US State Department official said: "We confirm the deaths of multiple US citizens in an airplane crash in Costa Rica ". Images posted by the country's publ...


4 jawans martyred, 3 terrorists killed in CRPF camp attack, J&K

The bodies of two terrorists have also been recovered. The militants initially said to be two, barged into the Lethpora centre from the hillside and killed tw...


'Make America Gay Again' sign greets Pence in Colorado

Pitkin County sheriff's deputy Michael Buglione tells the Aspen Times that Secret Service agents weren't bothered by the sign. Pitkin County Sheriff Joe ...


Will launch party at appropriate time, says Rajinikanth

I'm not saying that I will come to politics (smiles). He also added that his party will be participating in all the 234 constituencies in Tamil Nadu. If we step...


Powerball jackpot hits $384 million for Saturday drawing

Without a victor, both lottery games have fattened, with top prizes well above $300 million. As there was no victor in Friday night's drawing, Mega Millions...


Liberia's president elect vows to end corruption

When the president-elect finally arrived at 8.42 p.m.in company with his wife, Clar, and the Vice President-elect, Jewel Howard-Taylor, the crowd went out of co...


Congress MLA slaps cop, gets one back in return

I apologize", Kumari told the media after the incident. A senior Congress leader told TOI that after seeing the video, Rahul expressed his displeasure and tol...


Afghanistan explosion: Shia organisation hit in Kabul

A spokesman for the public health ministry, Waheed Majroh, said blasts left at least 41 people dead and 84 injured. It added that a suicide bomber wearing a ves...


Winter Weather Advisory to go into effect at Midnight

Frostbite could happen in minutes on exposed skin. Wind chills of 35 to 45 below zero are expected for Sunday, New Year's Eve , and into the first morning of...


Ex-soccer star elected Liberia president

Liberia , a nation founded by freed American slaves, is seeing its first democratic transfer of power in more than 70 years as Sirleaf, a Nobel Peace Prize vict...


Penn State holds off Washington to win Fiesta Bowl

According to a tweet from ESPN's Kyle Bonagura , the 1-8 record is the worst bowl season ever by a Power 5 conference. Then, when Penn State needed a long,...


Iranians protest at corrupt clerics as inflation soars

But they also showed chants of "Death to the dictator" and "Not Gaza, not Lebanon, my life for Iran" - a reference to anger in some circles that the government ...


Near Record Cold, Arctic Air to Stay

Either way, a cold rain will be likely for those who do get wet through Sunday afternoon as temperatures start to rise, but coverage of rain around 30 percent...


Wade Davis agrees to 3-year, $52M deal with Rockies

The Rockies have been eyeing a big-name closer this year , setting their sights on Davis and last year's closer, Greg Holland , who opted for free agency af...


Egypt says 10 killed in attack outside Cairo church

The last reported attack on Egypt's historic minority took place on December 11 after a bomb went off at Egypt's main Coptic Christian cathedral, leaving at lea...


Husband arrested in connection with woman's stairwell death in Brooklyn

Kemper said Wells had bruising on her neck "and it appears as if she was either pushed or fell down the flight of stairs leading to the basement". Sources c...


Kabul blast kills 25 at Afghan Voice news agency, cultural center

According to a report this month by media freedom group Reporters without Borders, Afghanistan is among the world's most risky countries for media workers wit...


Vanity Fair faces backlash for suggesting Hillary Clinton learn to knit

The magazine caused quite a bit of commotion earlier this week when they released a video of their staff proposing some non-political hobbies and new years reso...


Powerball results for 12/27/17; did anyone win the $340M jackpot?

The change also bumped up the starting "guaranteed" jackpot from $15 million to $40 million. The chance of winning a lesser prize is one in 25. If you have th...


Roy Moore files last-minute lawsuit challenging Alabama result

His complaint alleges that out-of-state residents had been allowed to vote and that election fraud experts had concluded through statistical analyses that fraud...