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112-Year-Old Japanese Man Shares His Secrets To A Long Life

ASHORO, Japan , April 10 (Reuters) - A 112-year-old Japanese man born months before Albert Einstein published his theory of special relativity was recognised on Tuesday as the world's oldest man. "He loves eating any kinds of candies - Japanese or W...

Vanuatu foreign minister denies China military base claim

The reports were quickly denied by Beijing and Vanuatu, but analysts said it was possible that China was building a facility to track spacecraft, adding that the facility had the potential to be used for intelligence gathering and other military purp...

Divide and rule is in the DNA of Modi government: Congress

Both the BJP and the Congress have chose to go on a fast accusing each other of dragging politics and parliamentary proceedings to a new a low. Modi had replied in both Houses during the session's first half. Giving the notice, Congress leader K.C....

"BJP's 2nd List Of Candidates Likely On April 11", Says BS Yeddyurappa

Yeddyurappa told reporters in Bengaluru that disappointment was common soon after declaration of party ticket. "The central election committee of the party has decided the first 72 names for the ensuing Karnataka legislative assembly elections"...

Hungary's Eurosceptic PM re-elected for third term

With nearly all of the results counted from the vote on April 8th, Fidesz appears likely to have won a two-thirds super-majority, with 133 of the chamber's 199 seats-enough to alter the country's constitution all by itself. Nationalist Jobbik won ...

Ford recalls 350000 trucks due to faulty transmission gears

The company says a driver might be able to shift into park and remove the key while the transmission is in another gear, allowing unintended movement. The 2018 Ford Expedition is just one vehicle affected by the safety recall involving about 350,...

PMs Narendra Modi, KP Oli pledge to improve India-Nepal ties

Not only that, the Indian foreign policy has become a joke among all neighbouring nations. An economically aggressive China promptly sent supplies to Nepal at great cost and India's primacy in Nepal's economy is gradually being supplanted.

Train runs for over 15 km sans engine, 7 suspended

Railway ministry spokesman JP Mishra said that a disaster was narrowly avoided by the staff, who were quick to respond. Some railway staff halted the detached carriages by placing rocks on the railway tracks, effectively ensuring all passengers onb...

Six detained in foiled plot to attack Berlin race

Police were watching one suspect's movements around the clock. A police spokesman told AFP later that they had confiscated "data storage devices, mobile phones, two vehicles and a small knife" during the raids. Earlier, German Interior Minister H...

Juanfran ready to return for Atletico Madrid in Europa League

Koke's goal after 23 seconds set Europa League favourites Atletico Madrid on their way to a quarter-final first-leg on over Sporting Lisbon. After struggling past Kazakhstani side FK Astana, and having to go into extra time against FC Viktoria Pl...

Hungary's election could produce record turnout -ruling party

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán's ruling Fidesz party has pointed to the high turnout as a sign that Hungarian democracy is healthy, but the increased turnout could give Orbán something to worry about: numerous voters waiting in line in Budapest were you...

Israeli Authorities: Palestinian who tried to stab shot

It follows accusations from the United Nations' human rights office that it has indications of Israeli forces using "excessive force" the previous week. Five Israelis - three settlers and two soldiers - were killed by Palestinians in the West Ban...

Alec Baldwin as Donald Trump Congratulates Putin on Saturday Night Live

Leslie Jones was " Outnumbered Overtime" host Harris Faulkner, and she jumped right in with a barb at the perceived lack of diversity at Fox. "Hello, hi, how's it going? That's why I just announced tariffs on more Chinese products like firework...

Sears and Delta customers may have had payment data exposed

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.96 in Q4 2017. This represents a $0.81 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.65%. Los Angeles & Equity Incorporated stated it has 0.01% in Mercury Systems, Inc. TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: "Delta Air Lines ( DAL )...

Russell Crowe's Gladiator armour exceeds expectations at auction

But much of the movie memorabilia auctioned Saturday by the Australia-based New Zealander as part of his divorce settlement exceeded expectations. "G'day folks... "If someone were to purchase it, as is the tradition, they might want to lend it to a...

Kudlow Says US and China Are Holding 'Back-Channel' Trade Talks

Neil Cavuto, who noted he has known Kudlow for decades, told the Englewood, N.J. native that there is "no way" that Trump is a "free-trader". The primary objective of the tariffs is to promote free trade and to keep China from stealing US technolog...

Palestinian death toll rises to 10 after Gaza-Israel border clashes

In addition to the nine dead, at least 491 were wounded by Israeli gunfire, the health ministry in the Hamas-run Gaza strip said. Another 1,356 were injured in Friday's violence , the ministry said, 35 of them seriously. The IDF said on Friday...

Former opposition leader is Sierra Leone's new president

Sierra Leone's election commission has declared the former military leader Julius Maada Bio president after a tight run-off vote. Sixteen political parties contested in the elections, with more than 3.1 million voters registered across the count...

Celtics star Irving out of National Basketball Association playoffs

This comes in the aftermath of the devastating news that former teammate and current Boston Celtics star Kyrie Irving will miss the rest of the regular season and the playoffs after undergoing arthroscopic surgery to fix the effects of a prev...

Wet and cold weather to stay in Taiwan till Sunday night

Saturday a stronger system approaches. The good news is that the entire weekend isn't a wash, Sunday is the pick of the weekend. Temperatures will climb into the mid to high 70's in the valley this afternoon , and into the high 50's to mid 60's...

Brisk winds, warmer Friday with wintry mix

With cold temperatures and possible snow slated for the remainder of the week, it's starting to feel like Old Man Winter is having a hard time letting go of the controls. Highs will be in the upper 40s. Thursday Night: Becoming cloudy. Around 10 ...

Colorado man found guilty of wife's murder in re-trial

Briscoe told police that after he had given the girl a bath Ava's head suddenly slumped down and her eyes rolled back. Three friends of Johnston testified on Thursday that she meant to break up with Butcher in the days and weeks leading up to her d...

Najib dissolves parliament, paving way for tough election

After parliament is dissolved, the election commission will hold a meeting within days to set the date for the poll, which must take place within weeks. He hoped that voters will turn to the opposition in this elections instead of ruling coalition. ...

Man booked for child sexual assault and ICE charge

The man will appear at a magistrates' court on April 17, two days after the Commonwealth Games finish. He was arrested at the Athletes' Village, before being granted bail at the Southport watchhouse. Mr Hector added the official didn't attend Wedne...

President Trump to skip White House Correspondents' Dinner for s

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders will represent Mr Trump at the April 28 dinner, sitting at the head table where presidents, first ladies and vice presidents have been sat in the past. - the White House Correspondents' Association...

German Court Says Spain Separatist Leader Can't Be Extradited for Rebellion

The misuse of public funds charge relates to the cost of the Catalan independence referendum , estimated at 1.6 million euros by Madrid. Nevertheless, Puigdemont's defence team were "very happy for our client" that the "outrageous" charge of rebel...

Mueller Authorized To Probe Manafort's Alleged Collusion With Russia

It came not long after the Federal Bureau of Investigation raided Manafort's Alexandria, Virginia, condominium and served him a search warrant in late July. Manafort pursuant to the Appointment Order ". "This was managed on the TRUMP side by the Rep...

Four employees shot dead at Osmangazi university in central Turkey

The motive behind the attack was not immediately known. The gunman was reportedly a researcher at the Osmangazi University. Gonen said he believed the assailant was looking for the dean, who was not in the building at the time when he entered the...

Gender pay gap at Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust hospitals revealed

Want to find out the gender pay gap at your company? "The figures also seem to confirm we have ineffective talent pipelines for producing female leaders for the game industries - from kindergarten to workplace - and legacy male-dominated cultures...

More Americans should carry opioid OD antidote — Surgeon general

An estimated 2.1 million people in the US struggle with an opioid use disorder. Getting more people equipped with naloxone is just one way public health experts are working to combat the crisis. Opioids are a class of drugs that include medication...

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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 ...