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Nigeria says economy shrank 1.51 pct in Q4 2016

Annualised growth was 2.4 per cent nationally, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Workers' pay suffered a downfall of 0.5 percent in the quarter....


This is what Americans think of the Mexico border wall

Hundreds of companies are lining up to bid on building President Trump's controversial border wall. As it turns out, Mexico has zero interest in covering th...


Bomb hurled at RSS office in Kerala; 3 injured

According to sources, Chandrawat may be expelled from Sangh. The statement made by him is not the official statement of the Sangh. "But we believe in peaceful a...


Van Jones Takes Heat For Praising Donald Trump's Speech

His widow, Mrs Carryn Owens , had been invited to watch the speech from the First Lady's box - next to the President's daughter, Ms Ivanka Trump - and cameras...


Manipur Elections 2017: Campaigning Ends For Phase 1

As Manipur welcomed the eagerly awaited month, a month that would decide the political fate of the state as elections are due in just 2 days, a breaking politic...


Conway acted 'without nefarious motive' plugging Trump merchandise, White House says

Go buy it today, everybody. Government ethics rules explicitly prohibit government officials from using their offices to endorse any "product, service or ente...


EU Parliament votes to impose visa requirements on U.S. citizens

The EU Parliament's move sets a two-month deadline for the EU Commission to act if the USA doesn't change its policy - but the Commission says it may not re...


USA airstrikes conducted in Yemen overnight

In a statement, Davis said more than 20 strikes targeted militants, equipment and infrastructure in the Yemeni governorates of Abyan, Al Bayda and Shabwah. The ...


Obama Officials Reportedly Worked to Preserve Trump-Russia Intelligence for Future Investigation

Trump's repeated denials that his campaign had contact with Russian officials and his suggestion that U.S. spy agencies made up intelligence regarding Russia's ...


McIlroy Golf Round 'Blow Back' Continues

The Northern Irishman had posted a statement on Twitter defending his decision and claimed he had been branded "a fascist and a bigot" for associating with th...


Secondary school places: decisions revealed

The situation has also become tougher for parents over the past five years, with almost two-thirds of local authorities witnessing a drop in the percentage of p...


Opening of Trump tower in Vancouver met with protests

President Trump's eldest sons were expected, but the mayor of Vancouver and members of his party on the City Council said they would not attend the ceremony. Th...


Murali Vijay terms controversial Pune pitch challenging

We did not play ourselves well", Vijay said. "But we know they're going to come back harder and we've just got to adapt to the conditions again with what we f...


Jupiter face-biting, double-murder suspect sobs 'I'm so sorry'

One of his defense attorneys, Nellie King, filed a notice of an appeal, or a petition for a writ of certiorari, just before 1 p.m. Monday with the 4th District ...


Russian diplomat calls talks with Syrian opposition 'constructive'

Russia's delegation looks set to meet the High Negotiations Committee (HNC), the main opposition group, in Geneva on Wednesday, with the Assad opponents urging ...


Harley-Davidson, Inc. (HOG) Dividend Payout Ratio

The liquidity measure in recent quarter results of the company was recorded 1 as current ratio, on the other side the debt to equity ratio was 13.42, and long-t...


Michael Phelps calls for independent drug testing at congressional anti-doping hearing

Michael Phelps believes he has never competed in an worldwide race completely free of doping cheats. Phelps and other athletes testified after an investigati...


Young Justin Trudeau's Bhangra Dance Moves Have India Falling Head Over Heels

Bush did not once refer to Canada as an ally in the War on Terror and many Canadian commentators took it as an indicator of Bush's anger at then-prime minister ...


Bush on why we need media: Power can be 'addictive' and 'corrosive'

Bush indicated he considers President Trump's recent executive order a "Muslim ban" and opposes efforts to infringe upon anyone's freedom to worship, an analysi...


Donald Trump: Paul Ryan 'Working Very Hard' on Obamacare Repeal

Republicans began the process of repealing ObamaCare through budget reconciliation last month and are now working on a plan to replace the law. They object to k...


Ivanka Not Behind Trump's 'Condemning Hate and Evil' Before Congress, Report Says

The former model is no stranger to bold fashion statements and Tuesday night was no different. Despite the fact that many designers including Marc Jacobs an...


President Trump to sign new travel order on Wednesday

Sources are also saying that Trump has been furious about the scope of leaks leaving the White House since he and his team took office. However, Pompeo and Bu...


United States accuses UNHRC of anti-Israel bias

Israel is the only nation that has a standing, dedicated agenda item, with human rights abuses in all other countries covered under a single, separate agenda it...


121 retired military officers appeal to Congress on foreign aid

President Trump is reportedly planning to cut the Department of State's budget by 37 percent. Chairman of the Senate Appropriations subcommittee Lindsey Graham ...


ICE Arrests Thrice Deported Dominican in Sanctuary NYC

We have heard the rumor that ICE is in Blaine County conducting arrests. Now Trump is preparing to bring it back. To be very clear, Ventura County law enforce...


Saudi King Salman packs 460 tonnes for nine-day trip

Salman is on a tour of Asian countries to drum up business and improve ties. From Indonesia, he will visit Japan, China, Maldives and Jordan. Saudi Arabia als...


A sunny Monday, but chance of sever weather later tonight and Tuesday

Patchy fog before 7a.m. South southwest wind 6 to 11 miles per hour. Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 10 a.m. New precipitation amounts...


Pentagon Sends ISIS Options to White House

Mattis delivered his plan to the White House as he briefed the White House Principals Committee of the current administration on a detailed game plan that can d...


Trump trumpets plans for massive military buildup, defends mission that killed SEAL

He also refused to meet with Mr Trump when the president greeted the Navy SEAL's remains when they were returned to the US. Owens was killed during a Janu...


Italy gives partial pardon to ex-CIA officer, making jail unlikely

Sabrina de Sousa, 60, was set to be extradited to Italy in the coming days to face justice over the abduction of radical preacher Abu Omar in Milan, after she w...


Haye, Bellew trade verbal jabs before heavyweight clash

The world title challenger believes all the pressure is on Haye heading into the heavyweight clash and that his former foe will crumble because he does not hit ...


BJP disrupts Bihar assembly over insult to Modi

After a video clip of Mastan's controversial speech went viral on the social media and was broadcasted repeatedly by a television news channel, the Opposition B...


Saudi King brings 506 tonnes of luggage on to Indonesia

Saudi Arabia's ambassador to Malaysia Datuk Fahad Abdullah Al-Rashid is a member of the varsity's board of governors. Najib was addressing a press conference ...


Tornado caught on camera near Ottawa, Illinois

The La Salle News Tribune reported power outages and heavy damage to a nursing home and other buildings. Authorities have not released any information about...


Asia's ultra-rich favour homes in United Kingdom, S'pore

India ranks sixth in terms of growth rate of UHNWIs for 2016. For the world's ultra-high net worth individuals, Dubai is the only city within the Middle East ...


Boy, 2, left in hot auto dies

When 21-year-old Fiorella Silva-Tello came back to her vehicle, she found the boy unconscious and took him to a neighboring business, where they called 9-1-1. H...


Macedonia's Ivanov blocks Social Democrat government

The VMRO-DPMNE had already tried but failed to form a coalition. That was part of a platform for negotiations agreed by the Albanian parties with authorities ...


BJP leader arrested in child-trafficking case

Juhee Choudhury was nabbed by the West Bengal Crime Investigation Department (CID) in the Batasi area near the Panitanki-Kakarvitta global border in Darjeeling ...


Bank of Canada Holds Interest Rates At 0.50%, Dovish Slant To Statement

Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz has insisted in recent months that a rate cut remains "on the table". A US rate hike for March just a week ago was given...


South Africa deports 97 Nigerians

Meanwhile, Chief Andrew Elijah of Ijaw Monitoring Group in Nigeria pleaded with Archbishop Desmond Tutu and the South African Human Rights Commission to interve...


Russian jets accidentally bombed US-backed forces in Syria: US general

An image taken from video footage and released by Russia's Defense Ministry on August 18, 2016, shows a Russian fighter-bomber dropping bombs in Syria . Last m...


Abuse survivor resigns from commission for protection of minors

The commission was formed in 2014 with a mandate that included supporting victims, preventing abuse, and reviewing how priests are screened and trained. "I can ...


United Nations investigators: Both sides to Syrian conflict committed war crimes in Aleppo

The report documents brutal tactics employed by the parties to the conflict in the country as they engaged in the decisive battle for the once iconic city betwe...


Ash Wednesday ushers in Lent for Southern California Christians

You're never too busy to partake in Ash Wednesday . Since baptism is the sacrament that Jesus associated with forgiveness and new life in Christ, it was comm...


Hispanic Owned Companies Place Bids To Build Trump's Border Wall

U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it will accept "concept papers" for the wall's design beginning next week and will choose the best ones by March 20. A f...


Clinton: Trump must speak out against hate crimes, threats

With reports that Purinton's actions were racially motivated, Clinton is calling on President Donald Trump, who has yet to speak out against the shooting, for c...


Linked militants behead German in Philippines

A video of the beheading of 70-year-old Kantner had been released, after both Philippine and German governments stuck to a no-ransom policy. Speaking on the...


Marco Rubio Proposes Naming Street for Slain Russian Opposition Leader

Nemtsov was a successful political opposition leader in Russia, and a staunch critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Several thousand Russians marked the...


United Kingdom judge says Tunisia police 'shambolic' during beach attack

Judge Loraine-Smith said there were customers who would not have gone to Tunisia if they had seen the Foreign and Commonwealth Office travel advice. The Chief...


Google Logo For Abdul Sattar Edhi, The Penniless Philanthropist

Abdul Sattar Edhi's life mission was to help others. Google's tribute to Edhi can be seen in United States, Iceland, Portugal, Australia, Sweden, Greece, Ne...