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EPA Refuses to Release Pruitt Emails, Leaves Public in Dark

It would cut 3,200 positions, or more than 20 percent of the agency's current workforce of about 15,000. Some scientists were so concerned they began downloadin...


Sleeping woman's headphones explode on flight to China

While she remains unnamed by the ATSB, the woman wearing said headphones described the event after being jolted awake by the explosion in her ear ( agh! ), and ...


IDF strikes two Hamas installations in Gaza after rocket fired at Netivot

The Code Red rocket warning system did not sound in the area since it was determined that the rockets would fall in an unpopulated area. Israel claims that the ...


Rachel Maddow's Trump tax show dominates cable ratings

Those two pages showed that Trump paid $38 million in taxes on about $150 million in earnings. Adults 18-49, though not cable news advertisers' bread and butter...


Oil price falls to new 2017 low

Meanwhile, investors believe that the extension of the OPEC deal can provide a further boost to crude. As of 10th March 2017, the U.S. crude oil production wa...


YPG to participate in Raqqa operation: U.S. officer

The proposed deployment would coincide with a White House directive that would abolish the formal troop cap in Iraq and Syria set in place by the Obama administ...


Trump budget calls for border wall, border prosecutions

Democrats are unlikely to back funding for the wall and some Republicans have already signaled opposition to some of the cuts proposed. The budget would a...


Trump Rolls Back Auto Emissions Standards

CARB regulates air pollution and climate change in California. Trump announced in MI on Wednesday that the EPA would review federal mileage standards for 20...


Employee left injured after International Monetary Fund attack in Paris

Cadot also said some telephone threats had been made in recent days but it was not clear whether these were linked to the incident at the IMF's offices. A 17 ...


France issues alert after school shooting

French television reports said one man - a student at the school - was taken into custody after at least two people, including a senior staff member, were f...


Punjab : Captain Amarinder Singh takes oath as CM

Sidhu, who has been handed these relatively insignificant portfolios, is speculated to have been angling for the Deputy Chief Minister's office. Nearly all the ...


UK's May Says Now Is "Not The Time" For Scottish Independence Vote

In a television interview, May said the United Kingdom should be putting "all its energies" into coming negotiations on splitting from the European Union and th...


Kal Penn Shares Old Scripts to Blast Hollywood Typecasting: 'They Were Awful!'

After tweeting photos of several scripts, Penn wrote , "There are too many in this stack to tweet , I'll be here all day". - Kal Penn (@kalpenn) March 14, 20...


Chinese Premier Says China Doesn't Want A Trade War With The US

He then upset Beijing by accepting a phone call from Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen after his election and publicly questioning whether the United States shoul...


Scientists mobilise as bleaching returns to Great Barrier Reef

Rising sea surface temperature due to global warming is thought to be a major cause of coral bleaching. Bleaching occurs when coral, invertebrates that live m...


Libya's Haftar Launches Offensive on Oil Terminals

The GNA has denied having any connection to the takeover of Ras Lanuf and Al-Sidra. His Libyan National Army announced its full control of the ports on its ...


Supreme Court rules against inheritance challenge in landmark case

Mrs Ilott, an only child, was rejected by her mother at the age of 17 after she left home in 1978 to live with her boyfriend, who she later married. Attempts ...


Borussia Dortmund's Mario Gotze will not play again this season - club

The footballing world was shaken last month when the German superstar, 24, was diagnosed with the debilitating illness. Speaking last month, Gotze said: 'I am...


Malaysia to handle the body of Kim Jong-nam

Malaysian police were able to confirm the identity of Kim Jong Nam, who was killed last month at Kuala Lumpur's airport, using a DNA sample from one of his ch...


A river in New Zealand is now legally a person

The Whanganui River in the North Island of New Zealand is the country's third-longest river and a culturally and spiritually important entity to the area's tr...


Loved ones celebrate the life of young woman killed by a train

The newspaper reports that Thompson was waiting for an incoming train to pass through when another train hit her. "Burlington Northern had a train on their tr...


German Prosecutors Search Audi Offices Over 'Dieselgate'

Police raided the Bavarian headquarters of the carmaker Audi this morning for evidence connecting it to emissions cheating by its parent company Volkswagen as...


Senate confirms former Indiana Sen. Dan Coats for national intelligence director

Patrick's Day weekend. Coats previously served as the US Ambassador to Germany under George W. Bush. He received high praise from both Indiana Democrats and...


India Will Never Remain Silent: Sushma Swaraj On Hate Crimes In US

Swaraj told Parliament that the USA authorities had given a "positive response" on India's concerns over attacks on its citizens or people of Indian origin. "Th...


Kupwara encounter ends, 3 militants killed

Earlier, police claimed to have engaged in a gunfight a group of at least two militants at Kund Nar area of Batpora, Haihama. Improvements in security agencie...


United States envoy warns any ISIS militants left in Mosul will 'die'

The militants corralled the inmates, who had been serving sentences for a range of crimes - from murder and assaults to nonviolent offences - onto trucks and dr...


Los Angeles Rams, CB Kayvon Webster agree to a 2-year deal

Once free agency officially got underway last Thursday, Los Angeles wasted no time making sure they didn't miss out on key additions after locking up Andrew Whi...


Donald Trump paid $38 million in taxes in 2005: White House

He wrote the book on Donald Trump - literally, it's called The Making of Donald Trump and it's a best-seller on Amazon. Here's Rachel's discussion with ...


NC authorises Farooq Abdullah to decide on party alliance

The Srinagar constituency will go to polls on April 9 and voting in Anantnag seat will be held on April 12. Speaking about the development, PDP spokesperson...


Taiwan keeping tabs on Chinese movements in South China Sea

It will make stops in Singapore, Indonesia, the Philippines and Sri Lanka before taking part in the Malabar joint naval exercise with U.S. naval ships in the In...


UP Congress president Raj Babbar offers resignation after assembly polls disaster

His statement comes a day after demands were raised within the party for fixing of accountability and for initiating structural changes. While speaking to AN...


Social grants may not be paid

Magwaza dismissed suggestions that Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini should resign and said she had his support. Two of the options he presented w...


'Beware of Jews' sign found in north London reported to police

The sign drew criticism from Labor Member of Parliament Diane Abbott, who tweeted that it was " disgusting " and " unacceptable ", while Labor MP David Lammy c...


The UN Just Accused Israel of Apartheid

United Nations spokesman Stephane Dujarric said "the report as it stands does not reflect the views of the secretary-general" and was done without consultations...


Hazmat crews continue cleanup of 401 site of collision, chemical spill

A crash involving at least 30 vehicles on a major highway east of Toronto caused a chemical spill on Tuesday, prompting police to evacuate the area. A hazardous...


Healthcare repeal, improvement not feasible simultaneously: Letter to the Editor

Repeal and improvement are not feasible simultaneously. In addition, the report said fully eliminating cost sharing of out of pocket health expenses hurts Okl...


Thanks Obama. Former President picks UVA over UNCW Thursday

Sign up to our daily newsletter for your chance to win. The ex-president and avid basketball fan has the Tar Heels facing off against top rival Duke in the me...


25 killed in second bombing in Damascus

No terror group has yet claimed responsibility of this blast. The building is the primary judicial office in the capital and is situated near the popular Hami...


Ethiopia landslide: Number of dead at rubbish dump hits 113

At least 12 persons are still missing, and probably trapped under tons of waste at the Koshe waste dump . More than 150 people were at the site when the land...


Confusion over whether Syria rebels will attend Astana talks

Russian-led peace efforts for Syria foundered Wednesday as a third round of talks ended with no progress after rebels refused to show up to a meeting in Kazakhs...


MP Craig Mackinlay quizzed over election expenses

Mackinlay's campaign under the spending limit in the seat. Police have not named MPs involved. In a statement posted on his Twitter feed, Mr Quince welcomed t...


Stade Francais players say they are on strike over mergers

Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo said: "Stade Francais will have to answer to the Parisians and Paris, which renovated the stadium". "In a climate of tension, you mus...


Gas crisis: "Our worst fears are being realised"

He said the plan's goal is to make the state more self-reliant. "We are a massive gas exporter". "The Commonwealth government has enormous powers in this ...


Exit poll suggests Dutch PM Rutte beats anti-Islam leader Wilders

Turnout was 81 percent, higher than the 74.6 percent at the last parliamentary election five years ago. The Dutch voted in parliamentary elections Wednesd...


Senate insists, Customs CG, Hameed Ali must appear Wednesday

Senate who spoke on the contents of the latter described the actions of the CG as brazen disrespect for the institution of the Senate while the Senate unanimous...


North Korea boycotts United Nations rights forum reviewing its record

Malaysia will deport 50 North Koreans for overstaying their visas in Sarawak, the Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamid said on Tuesday. Ahmad Zahid who i...


Team Israel loses to Japan 8-3, ending Cinderella drive

After the Netherlands beat Cuba 14-1 earlier in the day, Israel knew that it would have to defeat Japan to maintain any chance of reaching the semifinals at D...


USA envoy: Any ISIS fighters left in Mosul will die

The push into the city has taken Iraqi forces into the close confines of the historic city, exchanging fire with ISIS militants from sometimes just a few meters...


New wrinkle on President Trump's claims of Obama wiretapping at Trump Tower

A senior aide to President Trump , Conway said surveillance such as "microwaves that turn into cameras" are "a fact of modern life" along with tapping phon...


Spanish police show off 10000-firearm haul

The massive haul was seized by Spanish National Police with help from Europol in January, but its scale was only announced on Tuesday (local time) because the t...