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Backed Free Syrian Army Group Shoots Down Russian Jet, Kills Pilot

It happened in a rebel-held area near Idlib in the north of the country. Syrian rebels say they brought down a Russian warplane in an area of northern Syria's...


Does Trump's nuclear plan increase the chance of conflict?

The NPR also projected development of new low-yield warheads for ballistic missiles on submarines and a new sub-launched nuclear cruise missile, and included ...


Holocaust speech: Using term 'Polish death camp' could land you in prison

Zubrzycki: There have been very similar laws on the book for a while-for example, Article 133 of the penal code, which provides for up to three years' imprison...


US, Mexico play up increased security cooperation

They were expected to discuss Central American migration and drug trafficking - two areas in which Mexico has sought to work more closely with the United S...


Janet Jackson Will Not Appear At The Super Bowl

So bring up Jay Z for "Suit & Tie", throw in some country and get Chris Stapleton for " Say Something ", rope in T.I. and Timbaland for "My Love" and throw ...


Kenya defies court docket order to revive TV transmissions

He also told his supporters to burn pictures of Kenya's president, Kenyatta. Two opposition figures, who took prominent roles in the "swearing-in" ceremony ha...


Syria Might Be Making New Chemical Weapons

Defense Secretary James MattisJames Norman MattisTrump goes dark on Russian Federation and the real threat to our State of the Union The Hill's 12:30 Report ...



Trump budget seeks 72% cut to DOE clean energy research

The White House said in a statement: "We don't comment on any leaked or pre-decisional documents prior to the release of the official budget". President Dona...



San Francisco plans to wipe out thousands of pot convictions

The city of San Francisco is taking a major step in rectifying the failed "war on drugs" that has disproportionately targeted black people. Proposition 64 ...


Another blow to Trump, CDC chief resigns over stock scandal

Brenda Fitzgerald "owns certain complex financial interests" that complicated her work as CDC director, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) spok...


Police in Seville find four TONNES of oranges crammed into 'suspicious' cars

Police in Seville, Spain, caught five people with 4,000 kilos of stolen oranges earlier this week. After a short chase, the officers searched the vehicles a...


Trump to keep Guantanamo Bay prison open

In the address, Trump said that he had signed an executive order to keep Guantanamo open. They are unlawful enemy combatants. Practically, not much is expec...


EPA Chief Frightened Trump Would Be 'Abusive To The Structure'

The Trump administration has, but it must replace many of those rules so long as the endangerment finding stands. "I believe Donald Trump in the White...


Helicopter Crash Kills Three, Injures Two People In Newport Beach

Upon arriving at the scene she said she "saw one man out, I'm not sure if he fell out, and there was body parts". Another neighbour, Marian Michaels, said she...


Trump calls North Korean leadership "depraved" and threatening

Over the past few weeks, the Korean peninsula has been in a state of relative peace as North and South Korea engage in an Olympic detente. Other symbolic hono...


Hawaii Worker Who Sent Alert Mistakenly Thought Missiles on Way

BRIAN NAYLOR, BYLINE: It all started with a phone call. The FCC's report says that the employee actually did believe there was an emergency, and that there wa...


Opposition absence will not hinder peace talks: Moscow

The Syrian Negotiation Commission (SNC) boycotted the congress following UN-brokered talks in Vienna last Thursday. The Congress is sponsored by Russia, Turke...


India expects to regain pole position as fastest-growing major economy

It highlighted that against the emerging macroeconomic concerns, policy vigilance will be necessary, especially if high global oil prices persist or elevated st...


Heavy Flooding Hits Paris, France as River Seine Rises to 19 Feet

Another 1,500 people have no electricity in their homes due to the flooding. But they warned that it will take more than a week for the river to reach "classic ...


Apple to halve iPhone X output on weak holiday sales

The period spans from October through December, covering the early November release of the iPhone X and the holiday shopping season that typically brings Apple'...


Steve Wynn resigns as RNC finance chair

In the past, Trump has called Wynn - who is also the RNC finance chairman - a "great friend". Thus far, Republicans have largely remained silent on what t...


Grammys: Hillary Clinton Gives Surprise 'Fire and Fury' Spoken Word Treatment

Singer Janelle Monae spoke up for women's rights in an introduction to Kesha's performance of her song "Praying", which is about fighting back against mistrea...


RUSSIA: Presidential vote: Navalny detained on day of protests

Navalny, the most prominent foe of President Vladimir Putin , organized the protests to urge a boycott of Russia's March 18 presidential election , in which P...


12 killed as Houthis, gov't forces clash in Yemen's southern Aden port

The government urged the Saudi-led military coalition, which has been supporting Hadi against Iran-backed Houthi rebels who control much of the north, to interv...


IS claims Kabul attack on military academy, killing 5 troops

One of the militants involved in the attack has been arrested, TOLO News reported. The wounded soldiers are being treated at hospital. He said first a suicide...


Trump ready to apologise for retweeting United Kingdom videos

Tensions between the two were not on display in Davos, however."I have great respect for everything you're doing", Trump told May. So, yeah. Thanks for that...


BMC to probe mans death after getting sucked in MRI machine

He was allegedly allowed to enter the MRI room at BYL Nair Charitable Hospital with a metal oxygen cylinder, which was helping the patient breathe. Maru was...


Young Kennedy Will Give Democrat Response to Tump's State of The Union

Congressman Joe Kennedy speaks at the "Kill The Bill" Rally To Demand The House GOP Vote "No" On Trumpcare at the United States Capitol Building on March 24, 20...


Comparing Top Moving Stocks Starbucks Corporation (SBUX), Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (HA)

Starbucks Corporation purchases and roasts high-quality whole bean coffees and sells them along with fresh, rich-brewed, Italian style espresso beverages, a va...


Raul Johnson Gonzalez missing: Federal Bureau of Investigation joins search for boy who vanished barefoot

Jessica Sadovnikov with the Scotland County Sheriff's Office said that Raul has wandered around his family's property before, which has a chicken coop and sev...


Greater than 30 killed in South Korean hospital fireplace

All the patients had been brought out, he said, adding that evacuating 15 patients from the intensive care unit on the third floor took longer as firefighters h...


Karnataka bandh: Schools, colleges and workplaces remain shut

Eminent tech companies like Wipro and Accenture have also announced a holiday for their employees. "Business Continuity Plans have been invoked to avoid disrupt...


SpaceX Performs First 'static Fire' Of Falcon Heavy Rocket

The Feb. 6 date could shift, as SpaceX also has a Falcon 9 launch on January 30 for Luxemburg satellite manufacture SES on neighboring Cape Canaveral Air ...


Sen. Susan Collins used a 'talking stick' during shutdown negotiations

Senators who wanted to speak, she told reporters, were only allowed to do so if they were holding a special stick. "When you have more when you have more...


Sunny and warm today but the rain returns this weekend

Saturday's high also will be in the 50s, but it will be breezy with showers likely. Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. Increasing clouds, with a high near ...


Syrian regime, opposition end talks without breakthrough

A spokesman for the opposition delegation, Yahya al-Aridi said at the Vienna talks that it is quite clear that somebody is obstructing the whole process and...


Paris braces for peak flooding as Seine River rises

Many media sources are now looking back to June 2016, when water levels in Paris reached more than 20 feet (six meters). While the Seine's water levels are ...


Turkey's president Erdogan says campaign against Kurds in Syria will continue

There has been a consensus between all the worldwide and regional powers on the necessity to liquidate the revolutionary popular movements initiated in Syria in...