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Family: Dispute spurred fatal vehicle wash shooting

Five people were killed, including a man believed to be the shooter, and one was wounded, police said. But state police now say the suspect, Tim Smith, is on life support at a hospital. Multiple weapons were found at the scene, he said. Investiga...

Czech Republic votes in run-off presidential election

Despite the fall of the Czech government this week, led by populist Andrej Babis, Zeman - a former left-wing prime minister - asked his ally to try again to form a new administration. Zeman said he hoped he would not disappoint those who supported ...

PM 'appalled' by groping claims, 'objectification' of women at Presidents Club

The Financial Times scoop exposing a charity dinner at which women were allegedly sexually harassed by rich bosses has been viewed more than a million times . The Presidents Club was jointly chaired by David Meller , who has since resigned from a...

Billionaire Saudi Prince al-Waleed Is Released From Detention

He was one of 17 princes and top officials who were arrested in November in the government crackdown. Family sources told Reuters that "he has he arrived home". Saudi Arabia's King Salman also had 10 princes, four ministers and a number ex-min...

Spain Declares Venezuela Envoy Persona Non Grata in Strict Reciprocity

Venezuelan opposition leaders on Friday condemned the sidelining of their coalition from upcoming presidential elections, saying it was trickery by President Nicolas Maduro's administration to rig the vote in its favor. The United States said this we...

Karni Sena denies involvement in Gurugram bus attack

The movie has been cleared for release with some changes including tweaking the name from Padmavati to the poem's title, Padmavat . Despite there being no prior indication of any possible law and order situation in the State, the biggest theatre...

Duterte offers '42 virgins' to visitors of Philippines

It's always short of time and short of sleep", the President said. "He has no respect for Filipino women". After after declaring himself "half-Muslim", he suggested in jest that IS did not have a monopoly on making promises about virgins.

Starbucks shares down four% after quarterly outcomes

In the quarter ended December 31, Starbucks said net income rose to $2.25 billion, or $1.57 per share, from $751.8 million, or 51 cents per share, a year ago. As per Friday, January 26, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. The rating wa...

PM Modi to address 6th World Government Summit at Dubai

Cambodia on Saturday signed a joint statement with India , where it mentioned "safety and security in the Indo-Pacific region", and supported "complete freedom of navigation and overflight" and "peaceful resolution" of maritime issues based on globa...

Croatia offers cooperation in shipbuilding to Israel

I also expressed my appreciation for Chancellor Merkel's genuine commitment to the security of Israel . But Washington has made clear it no intention of signing the waiver again, meaning there is just under 120 days left for negotiations with the Eu...

US is open for business and competitive again, Trump tells world leaders

The president sought to strike a balance, tempering his nationalist agenda with reassurances to the globalist and cooperation-minded audience that his protectionist vision "does not mean America alone". As one of his first actions previous year, Tru...

Kashmir observes shutdown on R-Day, internet suspended a day earlier

People preferred to stay indoors for the day to avoid the trouble of frisking. SRINAGAR , Indian-controlled Kashmir, Jan. 26 (Xinhua) - Local government in Indian-controlled Kashmir organized official functions Friday to mark India's 69th Republi...

Spain to try, stop Puigdemont in constitutional court

Catalan Parliament President Roger Torres announced that the legal services were already studying an answer to the contesting by the Government, and highlighted that he maintained the investiture plenary on January 30 with Puigdemont as candidate, lo...

Duterte tells Aung San Suu Kyi: 'Ignore Human Rights critics'

Aung San Suu Kyi is encumbered with many restraints about which we have often expressed sympathy. The resignation of Bill Richardson from the Advisory Board for the Committee for the Implementation of the Recommendations on Rakhine State will no...

At least 17 killed, 110 wounded in Afghan auto bomb attack

Member of Parliament Mirwais Yasini, who witnessed the blast, recounted that an ambulance neared the police checkpoint and exploded. Officials said the casualty number could rise since the attack happened during lunchtime when many people were in t...

Trump's arrival in Davos overshadows WEF

A year ago, some Davos participants predicted Trump's protectionist rhetoric would lead to sluggish economic growth and lackluster stock market gains. President Donald Trump has arrived in Switzerland to tout his "America First" policies at the Wo...

Samsung, LG Criticize Trump's Decision On Washer Safeguard

LG said a new $250 million washer factory that's being built in Clarksville, Tennessee should help ease some pressure, since those washers won't be subject to the tariff . LG's decision to increase prices seemed to confirm some economists' predictio...

Melania Trump Will Not Be Joining Her Husband in Davos

Stormy Daniels regretted her alleged affair with President Donald Trump and felt sorry for his wife Melania Trump , according to a transcript of an interview with In Touch in 2011. The Wall Street Journal originally reported the alleged payme...

Milan train crash: at least two people killed after derailment

The condition of 10 in the injured is being reported as critical. According to Italian publication La Repubblica, passengers say they felt the train vibrating for some time and with intensity before it left the tracks. Three helicopters were deploy...

30% Tariff Imposed on US Solar Imports

Statistics from the government suggest the volume of solar generation capacity installed annually in the United States more than tripled between 2012 and 2016, "spurred on by artificially low-cost solar cells and modules from China ". Whirlpool c...

Riverdale Babies R Us one of 180 stores closing this spring

Toys R Us now is holding going-out-of-business sales at 25 stores in the United Kingdom. Chairman and CEO David Brandon addressed the closures on the Toys "R" Us web site , reiterating that the company will convert an unspecified number of locatio...

Swiss Mummy Identified As Ancestor Of British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson

Her body was found buried in front of an altar in 1975 during renovations on Barfusser Church. This was obviously the body of a wealthy lady of Basel . Researchers then set out to discover the genealogical tree of the woman. Once her identity wa...

France leads move on Syria's chemical weapons

Security Council resolutions. President Bashar al-Assad's government denies using chemical weapons, which it agreed to destroy in 2013 under an agreement brokered by Russian Federation and the United States. At the battlefield, the Kurdish autonomo...

President Trump urges Turkey to deescalate violence in Syria

The military also said the "utmost diligence" was shown to avoid collateral damage to the civilian population in the area. The YPG has denied any direct military or political links with the PKK, while the USA has rejected Turkey's portrayal of ...

John Kerry Is Considering Running For President In 2020

According to the Jerusalem Post report, Kerry urged the associate not to yield to Trump's demands on any Israeli-Palestinian peace proposal and offered to help create an alternative peace initiative. Kerry offered to help create an alternative peac...

Myanmar building, but no sign Rohingya are returning

In the statement he also notes being taken aback by the "vigor with which the media, the United Nations, human rights groups, and in general the worldwide community were disparaged" in meeting with Suu Kyi and the Advisory Board. "I was extremely ups...

Americans among dead in Kabul hotel

Eleven of the 14 foreigners had been previously identified as working for the private Afghan airline KamAir. All the five attackers were also killed during gunfight with Afghan security forces. Hotel manager Ahmad Haris Nayab said the gunmen had ente...

Pakistan official: Suspect arrested in killing of 7-year-old

The recent Lahore protest hosted by Pakistan Awami Tehreek chief Allama Tahirul Qadri and participated by opposition parties linked the murder of Zainab with the Model Town Lahore tragedy. A BBC report last week accused police of the extraj...

Saudi-led coalition to give $1.5 bln in Yemen aid

The announcement comes as Saudi Arabia faces mounting pressure from the worldwide community to assist the country in crisis. The coalition has already pumped billions of dollars worth of aid into the country, yet the war has still cut food delive...

Save the Children office in Afghanistan hit by attack

Another official said following the bomb, six militants equipped with light arms and suicide vests entered the compound of Save the Children and the fighting is continuing. Mohammad Amin told AFP, from his hospital bed, that he heard "a big blast". ...

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Jordan cancels part of 1994 peace agreement with Israel

Under Jordan's constitutional monarchy, only King Abdullah has the power to eventually rescind the peace deal with Israel. The 25-year lease expires next year. Israeli Prime Mini...

60 killed, many injured in India train tragedy

Police said it was "freak accident" as people did not hear the train approaching amid the din of festivities and fireworks. "This was an incident where people were trespassing on...

At least 17 people are killed after passenger train derails in Taiwan

The worst crash in recent years was in 2003 when 17 died and 156 were injured after a train on the Alishan mountain railway plunged into a chasm at the side of the track. Photos fr...

Israel steps up armored deployment on Gaza border

They, however, quoted the Israeli army saying that the protests were the least intense in recent weeks. The reports were also unclear as to whether ‎the Egyptian-brokered truce w...

WikiLeaks' Assange sues in Ecuador for better asylum terms - lawyer

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been holed up in Ecuador's embassy in London for years to avoid being arrested by British cops for skipping bail. Assange's lawyers said t...

At least 59 killed as train hits crowd in northern India

While speaking to the media outside the Civil Hospital, as reported by ANI , Sidhu said that the matter should not be politicised and that it was an accident and was not intention...

Euro Lower on Italian Budget Worries

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte says he will visit EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in the near future to discuss the issue. The increase suggests investors ar...

Meghan's royal tour schedule pared back

The couple, who are expecting a child next spring , have 76 events on their schedule during their 16-day tour of Australia , New Zealand , Fiji and Tonga. Prince Harry poses w...

Meghan’s tour schedule in Australia cut after hectic start

Meghan Markle , The Duke and Duchess of Sussex , visits Macarthur Girls High School in Sydney , Australia , Oct. 19, 2018. Prince Harry attended the Road Cycling Time Trials...

Southeast Asian Navies to Hold Drills With China Next Week

Asked at a press conference about the usefulness of such non-binding protocols in the light of a recent near-miss between a U.S. warship and a Chinese destroyer in the South Chin...

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Highway crashes up in states that legalized marijuana, study says

Highway crashes up in states that legalized marijuana, study says

Marijuana's role in crashes isn't as clear as the link between alcohol and crashes. the report notes. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety study does not go as far as makin...

Kerryn Phelps defeats Liberals Dave Sharma in Wentworth by-election

Kerryn Phelps defeats Liberals Dave Sharma in Wentworth by-election

Independent candidate Kerryn Phelps amassed a huge lead over Liberal rival Dave Sharma in the early counting of the votes in the affluent division of Wentworth, which saw the favou...

Train Mows Down Crowd Killing Scores

Train Mows Down Crowd Killing Scores

Neither the organisers nor the police administration had barricaded the tracks to stop people from venturing onto them, preliminary investigations have revealed. The tragedy is hea...

Amnesty urges United Nations investigation, independent autopsy in Khashoggi death

Amnesty urges United Nations investigation, independent autopsy in Khashoggi death

In public, Erdogan and top government figures have remained extremely cautious, often referring to a prosecutors' investigation and stopping short of pinning the blame on Saudi Ara...

Police find 63 foetuses in United States funeral home amid probe

Police find 63 foetuses in United States funeral home amid probe

Peter Parks, another attorney, and Cieslak say they have uncovered documentation showing Perry billed Medicare for holding proper burials for the remains, when they found they were...

At Vatican, South Korean leader says he's certain of peace

At Vatican, South Korean leader says he's certain of peace

As Song called for giving what he called a "small gift" to induce the North, main opposition Liberty Korea Party Rep. Kim Moo-sung and Bareunmirae Party Rep. US officials are conc...

Migrants 'Crash Gates,' Head into Mexico — CARAVAN DEFIANT

Migrants 'Crash Gates,' Head into Mexico — CARAVAN DEFIANT

Cristian, a 34-year-old cell phone repairman from San Pedro Sula, Honduras , says he wants to reach the U.S.to work. They chanted , "Walk! Walk!" A smaller group walked to th...

Two top Trump aides tangle outside Oval Office over immigration

Two top Trump aides tangle outside Oval Office over immigration

Bolton was siding with the president, who has angrily blamed Nielsen for failing to staunch the flow of migrants across the border, while Kelly, who is protective of his protégé, d...

Islamic State has seized 700 hostages in Syria's Deir Ezzor, says Putin

Islamic State has seized 700 hostages in Syria's Deir Ezzor, says Putin

The White House said no official decision had been made to leave the treaty, known as INF. John Roberts now serves as the chief White House correspondent for FOX News Channel (F...