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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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After 17 days, killer whale lets dead newborn calf go

The calf was born on July 24 near Victoria, but died shortly after being given life. NPR's Colin Dwyer previously reported that "given the fact that orcas move in matrilineal gro...

FBI fires Peter Strzok in wake of anti-Trump text messages

Goelman said that the deputy director's decision comes after the head of the office that normally handles disciplinary actions decided Strzok should instead face a demotion and 60-...

Canada seeks help on Saudi row

Being a reformer is not the same as being a democrat, however. Jubeir added that Saudi Arabia was "considering additional measures" against Canada, without elaborating. "We will do...

'Totally complicit': Omarosa Manigault Newman recorded her White House firing

In a tell-all interview with NBC's Meet the Press , she spoke in dramatic terms about the White House's difficulties with race, honesty and loyalty, at the same time that Pr...

Trump praises Mexico, threatens Canada with auto tariffs

Mexico's Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said the country was getting close to overcoming sticking points with the United States over the renegotiation of the North American F...

Erdogan vows to defy U.S. 'threats' after currency crash

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is appealing for calm as the country's currency plunges, urging people to change foreign money into local lira . The White House said he...

Erdogan says US 'wrong' to threaten Turkey after Trump doubles tariffs

A meeting between senior diplomats from the two countries on Wednesday in Washington did not produce significant progress to ease tensions over the trial of United States pastor...

Imran Khan's PTI, opposition parties struggle to consolidate their position in parliament

Imran Khan will take the oath as Pakistan's Prime Minister on August 18, a senior Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader said on Friday. Former Speaker National Assembly, Sardar Ay...

Turkey’s Erdogan stands by opposition to high interest rates

The central bank has over the last weeks defied calls from markets for rate hikes to combat these problems, raising fears of interference from Mr Erdogan, who has repeatedly called...

One year after Charlottesville rally, Trump says he condemns all racism

The declarations enable law enforcement to access state resources, including the National Guard, if unrest breaks out at events in and around Charlottesville and outside Washing...

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Taliban storms Afghanistan’s Ghazni, seizes control of parts of city

Taliban storms Afghanistan’s Ghazni, seizes control of parts of city

Forces Afghanistan tweet said. Inside Ghazni city, residents were staying indoors making independent verification of the different claims impossible. Martin O'Donnell, spokes...

Turkey Fallout May Also Hit Indian Markets

Turkey Fallout May Also Hit Indian Markets

Trump said Friday on Twitter that he authorized a new 20 percent tariff on aluminum and 50 percent tariff on steel from Turkey. "Their currency, the Turkish lira, sl...

NASA spacecraft rockets toward sun for closest look yet

NASA spacecraft rockets toward sun for closest look yet

Scientists hope to shed light on the workings of our closest star - including the dynamics of the solar wind of electrically charged particles, and the reason why the sun's outer...

Judge halts deportation, threatens AG with contempt

Judge halts deportation, threatens AG with contempt

The Trump administration's immigration policies are drawing more fire with this week's lawsuit filed by the ACLU, challenging a move by Attorney General Sessions to deny as...

Campers flee from raging French floods

Campers flee from raging French floods

About 750 people in all were evacuated in Gard, mainly from campsites, a top district official, Thierry Dousset, told France's BFM-TV news channel. "We just have what we're wea...

Trump condemns racism, year after Charlottesville

Trump condemns racism, year after Charlottesville

White nationalists exchange volleys of pepper spray with counterprotesters as they enter Lee Park during the Unite the Right rally on August 12, 2017, in Charlottesville, Va. "...

Colbert: Trump's proposed Space Force inspired by Buzz Lightyear

Colbert: Trump's proposed Space Force inspired by Buzz Lightyear

Pence cited new threats the USA faces in space, particularly from Russian Federation and China . Officials plan to create a Space Operations Force - an "elite group of war...

Argentine Senate debates measure to legalize abortion

Argentine Senate debates measure to legalize abortion

Senators voted by 38 to 31 to reject the bill that would have liberalised the law. The bill was passed by Congress's lower house in June by the narrowest of margins. "Today...

Zimbabwe opposition lodges appeal against election result

Zimbabwe opposition lodges appeal against election result

Advocate Mpofu said the applicant has enough evidence including alleged statistical misrepresentations by the elections administration body, ZEC and other factors that included an ...