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Turkish minister heads to France amid overseas campaigning row

Keeping an uncompromising tone, Erdogan said a "yes" vote in an April 16 referendum on expanding his powers would be the best response to Turkey's "enemies"...


White House fence jumper may have gone undetected for 15 minutes

The problem has persisted for years and is totally unacceptable. The man who jumped the White House fence last week was able to prowl around the property for ...


2 parties, independents want Parrikar as CM

The Congress today emerged as the single largest party in Goa, relegating the BJP to the second position in Assembly polls which threw up a hung house with bo...


Meals on Wheels Actually Does Deliver Results, Meals

Meals on Wheels has already suffered from budget cuts in the past and say that they are now able to serve 23 million fewer meals per year than in 2005. A to...


Why there are no NCAA tournament games in North Carolina

At a time when the nation should be watching Duke and Carolina play their first-round NCAA tournament games in Greensboro, it is instead being reminded, on a pr...


Tillerson says State Department spending 'simply not sustainable'

Tillerson landed in Tokyo late Wednesday night for his first stop on the tour. While the U.S., South Korea and Japanese military authorities confirmed the lau...


Barack Obama Reveals His NCAA Tournament Bracket

Brackets are commonly filled out by millions of U.S. basketball fans faithfully each March. If Mount St. Mary's knocks off defending champion Villanova (7:10 ...


George Osborne Has Been Appointed Editor Of The London Evening Standard

The BBC's media editor Amol Rajan said Mr Osborne meant to stay on as MP for Tatton , in Cheshire. Osborne, who was dismissed as chancellor when Prime Mini...


Morocco king to replace PM to end political impasse

King Mohammed VI named Saad-Eddine El Othmani, a former foreign minister who belongs to the Islamic based Justice and Development Party (PJD), to form a new gov...


US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visits Korean DMZ

Earlier in the day, Tillerson had visited the Demilitarised Zone dividing the two Koreas to gaze on the North for himself. On the eve of US President Donald T...


United Nations report says Israel has established an apartheid regime

This came a week after the U.S. Trump administration said it was reviewing its participation in the top UNHRC body, with an eye to reform a balanced agenda tha...


Runaway sniffer dog shot dead at New Zealand airport

Angry dog-lovers have taken to the airport's Facebook page to voice their outrage at the killing of the puppy, who was still in training to become a security ...


Theresa May to push back hopes of a Scottish referendum to 2023

But is that a promise their leaders can keep? Sturgeon will ask the Scottish parliament next week to start the process of seeking a new referendum. This wee...


In first election, Turkish-Dutch party makes a splash

Mr Erdogan also said the EU's top court was leading a "crusade" against Islam. Religious wars will soon begin in Europe, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavu...


Escanaba JC Penney store to close

J.C. Penney has 21 stores in Kentucky, including one inside Fayette Mall in Lexington. Most stores will start the liquidation process on April 17, and the clo...


Conservative judge slams 'personal attacks' on judiciary, without mentioning Trump by name

Judge Jay Bybee did not mention the president by name. He also told reporters that the ruling was "political". "It's a decision that we'll win, in my opinion, v...


Barack-etology: Obama shares his March Madness picks

Without using margin of victory as a determination, the NCAA has no idea how to compare teams from small and large conference, leading to some juicy match-ups t...


Netanyahu reiterates commitment to rebuild demolished West Bank settlement

A real estate lawyer who has worked for Trump for 20 years, Jason Greenblatt has met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanayhu, Palestinian President Mahmoud ...


IOC sets up group to look at double 2024-2028 Olympic picks

All the units have already been sold to private buyers once the 2018 Games is over. Since December, Bach has repeated warnings about a bid process that produc...


Los Angeles Could Get 2028 Olympics Under New IOC Plan

While Bach is believed to favor awarding both the 2024 and 2028 Games this year, and there is growing support elsewhere within the International Olympic Committ...


Harrowing Video Shows Woman's Escape from a Mudslide in Peru

Díaz is lucky. The massive mudslides - caused by weeks of rain and rising rivers in Peru - have already claimed the lives of 62 people, and injured more than 10...


42 dead in air strike in Aleppo

Thomas, spokesman for US Central Command, according to AFP . There were reports the U.S. had carried out the airstrike, which hit the mosque but there was ...


IJR's Erin McPike Is Traveling With Secretary Tillerson on Asia Trip

Tillerson, who became the top USA diplomat under Republican President Donald Trump in February, travelled to Mexico and Germany last month with a small continge...


Somali refugees killed near Bab al-Mandeb Strait

The coalition, which in general controls Yemen's airspace, has not commented on the incident. Mar 17, 2017- A number of Somali refugees were killed when their...


Japan court rules state liable for negligence over Fukushima

According to government statistics, around 150,000 people were displaced as a result of the multiple meltdowns which took place at the Daiichi plant following a...


Videos show massive 5-alarm fire in downtown Raleigh

Three buildings were cleared by Friday morning. Fire units from surrounding areas sent help to the Raleigh Fire Department stations that were working the active...


Ex-NNPC boss, Andrew Yakubu arraigned on six-count charge

Ojogbane said the arraignment of the applicant on a six count charge, bordering on money laundering and false asset declaration, will begin on Thursday March 16...


'Beauty and the Beast' more of a recreation than remake

Ewan McGregor has hit out at the controversy over the "gay scene" in Beauty and the Beast . A drive-in theater in rural Alabama also has said it will not sc...


Two EMTs run over by their own ambulance; one dead, other critical

One New York EMT was killed and another critically injured after a suspect stole an ambulance and struck them on Thursday night. The ambulance then makes a ...


Turkish president calls Dutch 'Nazi remnants'

The deputy prime minister also said parliament would be advised to withdraw from the Dutch-Turkish friendship group. Erdogan said Germany, which Turkey has long...


Pyongyang missile swarm would overwhelm South Korean defences

The United States and South Korea are moving ahead with plans to deploy missile defense despite several challenges: Chinese retaliation against South Korean bus...


SM Krishna postpones his date with BJP

He said Krishna would be inducted into the party in the presence of BJP National President Amit Shah and other central leaders. He had arrived in the national c...


Trump Recites an Irish Proverb Written by a Nigerian Poet

He said the president had been surprised at the number of undocumented Irish living in the country - said to be 50,000 - and had expected it to be much higher. ...


Shiv Sena, Opposition meet to corner BJP government

Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar's meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Wednesday has sparked speculation in political circles...


Turkey Criticizes EU for Protecting the Netherlands

Turkey will "surely have sanctions" against the Netherlands , Turkish EU Minister Omer Celik told Reuters Monday. Speaking hours after his foreign min...


Pakistan Set To Declare PoK Bordering Gilgit-Baltistan Its 5th Province

New Delhi also said that the only thing minorities in Pakistan "have are blasphemy laws and relentless abuse and violation of their human rights". Asking Pak...


Delhi MCD Polls 2017: BJP Won't Field Councillors For Re-election

In a bid to "infuse fresh blood" into the upcoming municipal polls, the Delhi BJP has made a decision to drop all its sitting councillors from the list of candi...


BJP legislature party to meet on Mar 18 to elect new leader

BJP has won a historic mandate in UP, clinching 325 seats with its allies, and whoever serves as the CM, will be under huge pressure to deliver on the party's ...


Woman celebrating 21st birthday killed in gruesome vehicle crash

Thursday when it crashed into a barrier, splitting the vehicle in two and scattering debris across the traffic lanes. Hoyte had lost control of the vehicle wi...


Turkish Sanctions Against Netherlands 'Bizarre' - Dutch Prime Minister

The minister's arrival in Rotterdam coincided with a large protest by Turks angry at the treatment of Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, who was denied ...


Trump, Justice Department Pledge to Fight Orders Stopping Travel Ban

Trump went on to argue that the previous order should have been kept in place, saying he reluctantly ceded requests to revise it. "We're going to fight this...


Liverpool starlet Ben Woodburn named in Wales squad

The 17-year-old Woodburn, who has made seven appearances for the Merseyside club this season, became Liverpool's youngest scorer when he scored against Leeds ...


Trump to drop climate change from environmental reviews

From rising levels of air pollution to increased water contamination and a widening range for disease-carrying mosquitoes, climate change is making people sic...


Thailand seizes rhino horns worth $5 million in biggest haul for years

The bags carrying the horns were discovered last Friday in a random customs search at Bangkok's main airport, the Thai Customs Department said in a statement. R...


Blasphemy culprits to be dealt with iron hands: Nisar

The petition was filed by Secretary Ministry of Interior, Secretary Ministry of Information and Technology, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) through i...


Mother of Amanda Todd relieved at guilty verdict of daughter's alleged harasser

Aydin Coban faces multiple extortion and child porn charges separate from Amanda's case, and prosecutors are asking for the maximum sentence, almost 11 years. S...


Amit Shah tells Keshav Prasad Maurya to pick Uttar Pradesh chief minister

This virtually negates Maurya's chances of himself becoming the state Chief Minister. While various names are in play, the BJP president is said to be holding...


3-year-old survived for 'several days' after mother died inside apartment

The social worker persuaded the child to open the door to the apartment and was told by the child that "mommy is sleeping", Litwin said. "I saw three police c...


Sports VIDEO of Ahmad Ahmad's Wild Celebration After Defeating Hayatou

With a younger candidate calling for a more transparent CAF, and questioning the secrecy with which the organization has conducted financial deals, the 70-year-...


China's Sinopec, Saudi Arabia's Sabic sign cooperation agreement

The King is paying a state visit to China from March 15 to 18 as a guest of Xi. "President Xi Jinping and King Salman are old friends", Zhang said. Asian co...