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Scientist Stephen Hawking to travel to space soon

He's anxious about AI decimating jobs, and he has a plan to counter an AI apocalypse. Hawking has previously warned that if we fail to colonise another planet...


California fashion boutique sues Ivanka Trump brand

News of Ivanka's White House office is the latest in a string of controversial questions about how much of a role a president's progeny will play in advising th...


Pope asks forgiveness for Church role in Rwanda genocide

Groups such as African Rights, who have researched the mass slaughter, say there is "overwhelming evidence that church leaders maintained their silence in the f...


Britain's GCHQ agency denies wiretapping Donald Trump

It led to United States officials making an apology for repeating the claims which had been initially made on Fox News . "It is critical to our shared efforts ...


Restoring death penalty in Turkey 'red line' in European Union bid

The re-admission and immigration agreement. The diplomatic crisis has been felt beyond Turkey and Holland. Ankara has threatened to scrap the deal many ti...


Risky driving conditions expected as countrywide snow-ice warning comes into effect

Following the spell of very wet weather that drowned out the St Patrick's Parades, the forcaster is now warning of snow and ice. Drivers in the north-westerly...


North Korea rocket-engine test shows 'meaningful' progress: South Korea

State Secretary Rex Tillerson said on the following day that the U.S. policy of strategic patience toward North Korea reached its limit. In the last few weeks...


Soul searching in South Korea, ushering a post-Park era

Prosecutors sent a summons to Park earlier this week to appear for an interrogation on Tuesday, after the Constitutional Court removed her from office on March ...


War Machine faces life sentence in ex-girlfriend's beating

Mackinday, a former adult film actress who used the stage name Christy Mack, spent two days testifying during the trial about her life with Koppenhaver, the rep...


ED seeks to attach Naik's assets worth ₹18.37 crore

They money was used to create communal harmony among the youth of a specific community, said sources. The NIA had asked previously asked Naik to appear before...


German Chancellor and Japan's PM defend free trade

In his speech, Abe hailed the success of Japan and Germany in achieving remarkable economic growth despite neither country having abundant natural resources. He...


Rodrigo Duterte Faces Impeachment Complaint From Philippine Lawmaker

Lascanas and Matobato separately testified they were involved in hundreds of killings of drug suspects and political opponents of Duterte in Davao. Alejano's ...


Trump says U.S. 'must be paid more' to defend Germany

U.S. President Donald Trump greets Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel as she arrives to the West Wing of the White House in Washington , D.C. on March 17, 2017...


Steelers to sign CB Coty Sensabaugh

His playing time diminished in 2015 and last fall the Chiefs traded Davis to Kansas City for a seventh-round choice in the 2018 draft. While the Steelers have y...


European Union sees Brexit summit in late April or early May

The BBC's Ben Wright said he expected the Article 50 letter to be short, possibly extending to two pages at most, and for Mrs May to use it to publicly reiter...


Groups Gear Up for Fight to Protect Programs Targeted by Budget Proposal

But though such cuts could be devastating for the approximately 2.4 million people the program serves, the controversy surrounding those cuts also seems to ha...


Voda, Idea to create telecom giant in biggest-ever merger

According to Vodafone, the new entity (whose name and brand is still to be determined) will have nearly 400 million customers, a 35 per cent market share and a ...


Graphic photos: Tragedy as fallen trees kill 20 students in Ghana

Emergency officials said that the students died when trees, uprooted due to a storm, fell on them while they were swimming in a river near the waterfall. Ghanai...


Norway declared as happiest country on earth

Japan moved up two spots to 51st place, while China moved up four spots to 79th place. To come up with the happiness rankings, analysts examined answers to a ...


Spicey Says Trump's Constant Golfing Okay Because He's Working While He Plays

The news that Trump's former campaign chairman is wanted for questioning in a Ukrainian corruption case came one day after The New York Times reported that lo...


AAA: Gas prices could drop 5-10 cents

This time it was by 1.4 cents, for an average of $1.97 a gallon. However, oil prices have fallen most of the past two weeks because of global oversupplies, de...


World Ghana President Nana Akufo Mourns, As Tree Fall Kills 18 Students

The tree crushed students who were swimming in a pool at the base of the waterfall, local police chief Owusu Boampong told the BBC . At least 18 persons hav...


Trump Administration Boycotts Anti-Israel Discussion at UN Human Rights Council

Under former president George Bush, the U.S. refused to participate in all council debates, but former United States president Barack Obama believed it was impo...


Week of hearings, testimonies and votes on agenda for Trump administration

Nunes said Sunday that, based on his briefing with the Department of Justice, "there never" were physical wiretaps of Trump Tower, adding that a classified repo...


JJC Police Department Begins Fundraising Efforts for Special Olympics Illinois

There will be a lot of interest in the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games in Austria from across Canada's smallest province. In the 2015 Massachusetts...


M&S suspends Google ads amid pressure over hate videos

Google already provides controls that allow advertisers to choose where their ads go, said Matt Brittin, Google's president for Europe, Middle East and Africa...


Plane carrying 44 crashes in South Sudan airport; all feared dead

Photos taken by people at the airport showed the scorched wreckage of the plane in pieces as it was surrounded by emergency services, airport personnel and Unit...


Trump tweets Russian Federation collusion claims 'fake news'

FBI Director James Comey on Monday testifying before the House Intelligence Committee hearing into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 USA election. In Jan. ...


West Ham need belief to return to winning ways, states Arthur Masuaku

But as I said, there's no secret. The hard work is paramount to success and we have to keep doing that. It was the sixth time this season that a team had vi...


Russian Federation summoned the Israeli ambassador over airstrike Syria says helped ISIS

The fact is that the Israeli ambassador [to Russia] was summoned for a conversation only a day after he submitted his credentials [to the Russian Foreign Minist...


Article 50 to be triggered on 29th March

The trigger for all this tumult is the innocuous-sounding Article 50 of the EU's Lisbon Treaty, a never-before-used mechanism for withdrawing from the bloc. Ire...


PM orders immediate re-opening of Pak-Afghan border

Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has ordered the immediate reopening of border crossings with Afghanistan, more than a month after they were closed. That ...


20 children killed in accident at popular Ghana resort

The tree had seemingly been brought down by the storm. They added that 11 people were in hospital, including one of the school staff members in charge of the ...


Trump's Muslim Rhetoric Key Issue in Travel Ban Rulings

District judges in Hawaii and Maryland issued separate orders this week blocking the executive order that temporarily bans nationals from six majority-Muslim co...


Goldman Sachs cuts CEO Blankfein's pay by 27% for 2016

Lloyd who is sixty-two years in age was also awarded sixteen-million dollars in the form of shares for his performance, a cash bonus of four-million dollars alo...


Water talks begin today

The last meeting of the commission was held in 2015. A two-day meeting between Pakistan and India will begin here today (Monday) to discus water issues under ...


Israel threatens to 'destroy' Syrian air defence systems

It is the first time in recent years that Moscow has summoned Israel's envoy over a strike in Syria, and it comes one week after Israel's Prime Minister Benjami...


Saraki 'We didn't reject Magu based on DSS report,' Senate President says

Melaye, who said that Mr. Magu did not impress anybody including those Senators who would have been sympathetic to his cause during the confirmation hearing in ...


Russia Wants Increased US Role in Syrian Reconciliation - Deputy FM

Overnight last Thursday, IDF forces struck in Syria, hitting several targets, including what security officials said was a shipment of advanced Iranian missiles...


Sole reporter on Tillerson Asia tour is from a conservative-leaning website

The Trump budget calls for eliminating an global food aid program, halting funding for a clean water initiative and reducing county-level staff for a 21 percent...


Hockey Badgers end season in Big Ten title game

Matt Ustaski scored the Badgers (20-15-1) on the power play in the second period, poling home a rebound at 11:45 of the period. "We talked about it amongst th...


China hails Sino-US contacts after Tillerson visit

Tillerson also said President Trump is "anticipating the two will soon be able to meet face to face for discussions that will chart the course for future US-C...


Federal judge not ready to rule on blocking new travel ban

Meanwhile, attorneys general for Massachusetts , New York , and OR all said Thursday they would formally join the legal challenge to the ban mounted by Minnes...


Explosion, gunfire reported at hospital in Afghan capital

At least two other loud explosions - including what the defense ministry called a vehicle bomb in the hospital's parking lot - were heard as Afghan special forc...


Germany says it can't trust Turkey's word on jailed journalist

Over the past fortnight, the row has escalated, with Mr Erdogan repeatedly accusing Dutch and German politicians of acting like "Nazis" and claiming the "spirit...


DUI patrols planned for St. Patrick's Day weekend

Patrick's Day tends to encourage heavy alcohol consumption. The celebration of St. Patrick's Day on a Friday this year is expected to increase the risk of ove...


Canadian who teachers at remote Inuit village school wins $1 million prize

The prize, awarded annually by the Varkey Foundation, aims to "underline the importance of educators worldwide". She was awarded the prize during a ceremony in ...


Manipur CM N Biren Singh to face floor test today

A national level football player-turned-journalist, Biren Singh was a key member of the Congress party when he chose to join BJP in October 2016, after falling ...


Samsung Galaxy S8 with Exynos Better than with Snapdragon Processor

Samsung is expected to unveil the Galaxy S8 March 29 and release the device between April 21 and 29. Apple, Samsung's chief rival, has blazed the trail tow...


Trump's new travel order is self-defeating- and maybe legal, too

On Wednesday evening, US District Judge Derrick Watson of Hawaii issued a ruling granting a temporary restraining order on the ban, and finding that "a reasonab...