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Sul Ross offering counseling as students, staff mourn Zuzu Verk

He told police that she later left his apartment and drove away, but Verk was never seen again and never showed up for an exam she had at Sul Ross State Univ...


Supreme Court of Belarus: Blogger Lapshin to be extradited to Baku

To promote the illegal regime created in the Armenian-occupied Azerbaijani territories, Lapshin presented Nagorno Karabakh as an "independent state" on his page...


USDA responds to outcry over removal of animal welfare documents, lawsuit threats

This morning, Speaking of Research, an global organization that supports the use of animals in scientific labs, also weighed in on the issue. Espinosa said a ...


Senate Democrats plan all night talkfest to oppose Sessions AG nomination

The longtime senator was an early backer of Mr. Trump in the campaign, spotting someone who voiced the anti-illegal immigration message Mr. Sessions himself has...


European Union says Ukraine rivals must stick by Minsk accords

President Donald Trump. "There is a broad agreement in Denmark that we should stick to sanctions", Samuelsen said. "It's quite important for a small country...


Trump Renews Pledge to Keep Radical Muslims Out of US

Trump, now in his third week as the US President, visited the command centre on his way back to the White House after a three-day break in Florida. The presid...


Yemeni Commander: More Surprises to face Saudi Aggression

Campaigners began a legal challenge on Tuesday to halt Britain's multi-billion-pound arms sales to its ally Saudi Arabia, arguing the weapons could be used in Y...


SC orders Centre to come up with mechanism for prepaid mobile verification

The court had asked DoT and the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) to also respond to the letter written to them by the petitioner NGO giving suggesti...


Asha Kiran Home horror: Chief secretary submits initial report

The team of DCW headed by its chief Swati Mittal, went to Asha Kiran for a surprise inspection, and what they witnessed there have taken places in their report ...


Romanian president says he won't seek to topple government

The proposed legislation will be sent to parliament for approval following public consultation. Sorin gave reporters his response on Iordache's future. Follow...


Train derailment mastermind arrested in Nepal

Sources said Hoda was deported from Dubai after Indian intelligence agencies managed to convince their counterparts about his possible involvement in a train ac...


Myanmar Buddhist monk arrested with 4 million yaba tablets in Maungdaw town

Channel News Asia reports that the monk, Arsara, was hiding the drugs in his monastery. Local police chief Kyaw Mya Win said at first the "police found 400...


Kejriwal in Bengaluru for naturopathy

He profusely thanked both the volunteers and the NRIs. He claimed that elections in Punjab and Goa were "tough" as donors of AAP were "harassed" by the Modi g...


Maulana Azhar declared proclaimed offender by NIA court

Reacting to the latest setback at China's hands, the Ministry of External Affairs today said, "The matter has been taken up with China". Chinese diplomats have ...


Former President Barack Obama playing sports, in pictures

We take a look back over the sports the former President did take part in during his term. The Obamas have now left the British Virgin Islands and returned ...


Patriots' Kraft to Trump: Get My Super Bowl Ring Back From Putin

And if you look kind of closely you can see Tom Brady and Bill Belichick chuckling in the background. What an unbelievable achievement for your organization. ...


Rahul Gandhi attacks PM Modi over quake remark

A few months ago, Rahul Gandhi had claimed that "an quake will happen" is he spoke in Parliament about the PM's demonetisation drive. The comments came hours ...


China conducts exercise with DF-16 medium range ballistic missile

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) personnel involved in the drills are shown loading, deploying and launching the missiles, though the video does not show any ...


China: Foreign Exchange Reserves Drop Below $3 Trillion

China's forex reserve continued to shrink in January, falling for the seventh straight month, to below the closely watched 3 trillion USA dollars, official dat...


China's January foreign reserves fall to a 6 year low

Data by the People's Bank of China showed on Tuesday, reserves fell to 2.99 trillion dollars in January. The persistent decline of China's forex reserves has...


Terror leader targeted in Yemen raid survives, taunts USA in recording

Most wanted terrorist al-Rimi has since released an audio recording in which he taunted Trump over the botched raid by the SEALs. Marine One, carrying U.S. "T...


Trump invites Japan's Abe to weekend at Mar-a-Largo

Mr Trump has been calling his Florida resort the "Winter White House", and Press Secretary Sean Spicer said Mr Abe's trip there is a testament to the close rela...


Three ways to buy EURJPY puts for France's elections - #SaxoStrats

Fillon also said the British journalist who interviewed Penelope Fillon, Kim Willsher, had contacted his wife to tell her "how shocked she was by the use that...


Bison roaming Banff National Park once again

A herd of plains bison has been reintroduced to Canada's oldest national park, more than a century after the iconic North American animal roamed the Great Plain...


China's forex reserves shrink to 6-year low

China's foreign exchange reserves have fallen below $3 trillion for the first time in almost six years, signaling the extent of the country's efforts to prop up...


GM earns $9.43 billion in 2016; UAW workers get record profit sharing

The company reported net income attributable to common shareholders of $1.84 billion for the quarter, down from $6.27 billion year over year. In North America...


Mother hid decomposing remains of six babies in storage locker

Crown attorney Debbie Buors said in her closing arguments that cement and detergent were used in some of the containers "to mask the smell of these remains so t...


Politics live as Malcolm Turnbull calls on Cory Bernardi to resign

Like Bernardi, Day is a former Liberal member who quit the party, having previously run as a candidate for Makin and missed out on preselection for Mayo. When a...


12 killed in blast outside Afghanistan's Supreme Court

The attacker detonated their suicide vest in the auto park as employees and other people were coming out of the main court building, according to reports. The a...


Housing White Paper: Radical or feeble?

The Government then seems to have grasped the scale. The government announced a range of measures aimed at encouraging the build-to-rent (BTR) sector. This is...


International Monetary Fund board says Greece needs further debt relief

Since 2010, the government has implemented severe austerity measures to tackle the debt including tax increases, spending cuts and various reforms. News of a ...


Red-hot Matsuyama wins second straight Phoenix crown

Starting the day four behind Korea's Byeong Hun An at TPC Scottsdale, Matsuyama shot a five-under-par 66 to finish on 17 under, with Simpson matching him after ...


Former President To Stand Trial

This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. On February 3, Serge Tournaire, one of two judges in charge of the case,...


UK Lawmakers Will Get Early Vote on Brexit Deal, Minister Says

But Mrs May said she and European Union leaders wanted to "get on" with Brexit talks. May's government is seeking permission from lawmakers to trigger the sta...


Donald Trump just cracked a joke about destroying a Texas politician's career

In the captured video, Sheriff Eavenson had voiced a complaint about the state senator's push to require a conviction before law enforcement officials received ...


Despite Scandal, Fillon Continues French Presidential Campaign

Fillon, 62, said he had hired family members - as allowed in France - out of "trust" but recognised that such practises "create distrust nowadays". Fillon, wh...


MS holds key vote in DeVos education fight

Click on the above video to watch Murphy's remarks. DeVos and Trump's new administration, he said , represent a "paradigm shift" that he believes will result...


'Human Slaughterhouse' - Amnesty report on a Syrian jail

The accounts of these killings are in addition to the figure of 17,000 that Amnesty counted in an earlier report on the extra-judicial killings issued in August...


Donald Trump Ordered Yemen Al Qaeda Raid 'Without Sufficient Intelligence'

Central Command, which oversees military operations across the Middle East, to the Defense Department on November 7, one day before the presidential election". ...


Donald Trump Bans 7 Muslim-Majority Nations

Obama's administration, however, did not issue an outright ban on citizens of those countries entering the United States. There has been a great deal of confu...


Cory Bernardi splits from Coalition to start new party

There are now fears other conservative MPs could follow Mr Bernardi's lead and walk away from the Liberal Party, along with donors and voters. "What Senator B...


Lok Sabha adjourned till noon after Opposition disrupts proceedings

They also covered their mouths with black cloth. However, IUML MP E Ahamed's death on April 1, and the government's decision to go ahead with the presentation o...


Patriots coach spotted wearing Roger Goodell clown shirt

Roger Goodell did not receive a warm greeting as he prepared to give the Lombardi Trophy to the New England Patriots. The Patriots came from 25 points behi...


U.S. military probing more possible civilian deaths in Yemen raid

The operation was the first USA -led ground raid carried out in Yemen since 2014, and Owens is the first American service member to die on the ground there sinc...


Heather Mack apparently confesses in YouTube videos to mother's murder

Mack, from Chicago, claims in the video she acted alone and her boyfriend - who is now serving 18 years in prison for murder - is innocent. Federal prosecutor...


Severe storm threat Monday evening

For now, we are under a SLIGHT RISK for SEVERE STORMS. A trio of storms will pass through the North State this week, with gusty winds and snow in the higher e...


Knesset Passes Historic Law Protecting West Bank Jewish Homes

Israeli Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit has described the law as unconstitutional and a breach of global law since it allows expropriation of private land...


Buhari Pro-government protesters hit streets of Abuja

They were seen carrying banners and placards, with inscriptions such as "there is hunger in the land and we want youth leaders". "We have a missing budget, mi...


Hospital patients will face CHARGES and ID checks under new NHS rules

Prof Thomas said maternity tourism was a "huge problem" and claimed women were "told in Nigeria to come to this country" to give birth. Lamb said checking ID ...


ICC moves closer to Test shake-up

India and Sri Lanka voted against the new measures, complaining they did not have enough time to study them, while Zimbabwe abstained. The broader principles ...