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Death toll in terrorist attack in Kabul rises to 20 people

As security forces arrived, a Reuters reporter saw four police vehicles carrying dead or wounded security personnel from the scene. The Emergency Hospital in Kabul said in a tweet that at least 20 wounded were brought to their surgical centre after...

Flight cancellations, tips on flying in winter conditions

As Winter weather pounds New England, a number of flights have been affected. Flights are expected to resume at JFK Friday at 7:00am local time. As the storm began to wind down, the airport was continuing its focus on snow removal efforts. T...

Protests in Iran sees death toll continue to grow

A judicial official said some could face the death penalty. This time, however, the main takeaway of the protests is not clear, and neither is the outcome. The president has repeatedly issued tweets of support, noting that "The U.S.is watching". ...

No matter the laws, result is always abuse: Snowden on Aadhaar breach

Sanjay Jindal, Additional Director-General, UIDAI Regional Centre, Chandigarh, told the newspaper: "Except the Director-General and I, no third person in Punjab should have a login access to our official portal". On top of this, "Aadhaar is not a s...

1 dead, 19 tourists injured in Egypt hot air balloon crash

According to the reports, the incident was caused by strong winds. An official from Luxor's governor's office said the person killed was a 36-year-old woman from South Africa. The balloon, carrying tourists from different nationalities and Egyptia...

Jackpot-winning lottery ticket worth $120000 sold in York County

Earlier it emerged that the winning ticket was sold in Dublin but details of where the ticket was bought have not yet been released. Update 1.36pm: The victor of the €39m Euromillions jackpot has made contact with the National Lottery. "2017 was ve...

Time for DOJ to act on Abedin, Comey?

She put Classified Passwords into the hands of foreign agents. The president referenced the case of a former U.S. Navy Sailor imprisoned for a year after taking photographs while on board a submarine as justification for his imprisonment call.

Injured In Bronx, NY Apartment Building Fire

The cause of the fire was not immediately revealed. Blake spoke to the paper at a candle-lit vigil held outside the gutted apartment building at 2363 Prospect Ave. The mayor said a child playing with a stove apparently touched off last week's blaze...

GOP's Bachmann mulling bid for Franken's Senate seat

Rep. Michele Bachmann hasn't ruled out a run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Democratic Sen. One woman said he forcibly tried to kiss her in 2006, an accusation he vehemently denied. A special election will be held in Minnesota to permane...

Up to 4 inches of snow expected this week along Jersey Shore

Blowing snow with some scattered flurries possible in the evenings. Thursday night through Saturday morning the Williamsburg area could see low temperatures in the low single digits, according to Orrock. On Tuesday, apparent temperatures will hover...

USA envoy calls for emergency United Nations session on Iran

Ms Haley told a press conference that the protests were "completely spontaneous" and showed a "long-oppressed people rising up against their dictators". He held back judgment on Pyongyang's offer to talk, saying: "Perhaps that is good news, perha...

Sue Grafton, writer of popular 'alphabet' mysteries, dies before finishing 'Z'

Putnam's Sons, told CNN . "Although we knew this was coming, it was unexpected and fast." "She had been fine up until just a few days ago, and then things moved quickly". "She was marvelous and fabulous and adored by everyone who knew her", sa...

Kim says N. Korea's nuclear weapons will prevent war with US

Lee Hee-Beom, the head of the Pyeongchang Organising Committee for the Olympic Games (POCOG) told AFP: "We actively welcome the North's suggestion that it is willing to engage in talks for the participation in the Olympics". This, Kim said, was "ir...

Scotland welcomes first babies of 2018

One family in New York City started the new year by welcoming the first baby born in 2018. Meanwhile, there are still some parts of America and Canada preparing to ring in the new year, with the last getting underway at midday our time. The baby gi...

'Ten dead' in Iran as anti-government protests continue

One official has confirmed the deaths of two protesters in Dorud in western Iran. However, they took on new importance after the economic protests began on Thursday, sparked by social media posts and a surge in prices of basic food supplies, like e...

India issues demarche after Palestine envoy shares stage with terrorist Hafiz Saeed

Earlier, Ministry of External Affairs on Saturday said that Palestine has conveyed regrets over its ambassador's presence at an event attended by global terrorist and mastermind of 26/11 Mumbai attacks Hafiz Saeed. Addressing the rally which was atte...

India, Pakistan exchange lists of prisoners, N-installations

The released fishermen entered India via Wagah border. Of the total, 399 are fishermen while 58 are common citizens. "We also await consular access to those Indian nationals in Pakistan's custody for whom it has so far not been provided, includin...

Brother of teen accused of slaughtering family pens tribute to parents, sister

A teenage boy in the U.S. state of New Jersey was in police custody Monday after being accused of gunning down his family on New Year's Eve with a semiautomatic rifle, authorities said . The suspect, who was not identified, was arrested at the home ...

Trump administration to continue to withhold military aid to Pakistan

The "Iranian people give no credit to the deceitful and opportunist remarks of USA officials or Mr. Trump", said Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman, Bahram Ghasemi, according to state television. "Pakistan is ready to publicly provide every detail of ...

'Classified' Huma Abedin emails found on Anthony Weiner's laptop

Abedin, a former Clinton aide who worked in the State Department, is divorcing Weiner, whose laptop was taken by Federal Bureau of Investigation authorities after he "sexted" a 15-year-old girl. In 2010, Abedin forwarded an email about Israel's Gaza ...

Instagram will now add 'Recommended' posts to your feed

The " Recommended for You " section will consist of three or five suggested posts, as shown in the live version. Users need not get it confused with their own home feed. Earlier this month, the company introduced a way to allow users to follow hasht...

South Korea seizes second ship amid North Korea sanctions row

The seizing of the ships is part of ongoing efforts to implement U.N. Security Council resolutions on North Korea. The Sam Jong 2 was one of four North Korean-flagged ships that were named by the United Nations on Thursday as being banned from en...

Philadelphia Eagles' Nick Foles fails to impress in regular-season finale

That game, was, in essence, a meaningless game and the Eagles beat Dallas, as many of their starters did not play much of the game. Just one more reason to tune in at 1 p.m. Dak Prescott is also looking to end 2017 on a high note after str...

More Wind Chill Advisories And Warnings Issued

The coldest values are expected to arrive Sunday night through Monday night, with the highest threat for unsafe wind chill values occurring during the early morning hours on both days. By Friday morning, Burlington will be up to 3 days in a row of lo...

Nawaz Sharif is leaving for Saudi Arabia

Nawaz and Shehbaz Sharif "will not be talking about national matters; they will be discussing issues being faced by the Muslim world and the region", he had said. Kaira said they would issue a joint declaration after All Parties Conference. "Not 14...

Russian Federation probe makes USA 'look very bad'

During an interview with Michael Schmidt of the New York Times on December 28, Trump explained exactly why he thinks he will win when he runs for re-election [VIDEO ] in 2020. Strzok, a veteran counterintelligence agent, was among those overseei...

Australian diplomat's tip a factor in FBI's Russian Federation probe

George Papadopoulos , who was a foreign policy adviser to the Trump campaign, was said to have disclosed to a senior Australian diplomat in the bar that Russian Federation had "dirt" on Hillary Clinton . White House special counsel Ty Cobb declined ...

George Weah Wins Liberian Presidential Run-off Election

Weah will succeed incumbent President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf next month in what will be Liberia's first democratic transition since 1944. The election commission revealed the former Chelsea and AC Milan star had won 61.5 percent of the vote based ...

Liberia's elections board certifies Weah presidential win

He wrote "Congratulations to the people of Liberia on the successful election of their new President, Mr. George Weah ". Speaking at the emotionally charged headquarters of the ruling Unity Party, where scores of partisans had converged in tears o...

Russian Security Agency Says Supermarket Bombing Suspect Arrested

Isis has claimed responsibility for the bombing of a St Petersburg supermarket that injured 13 Christmas shoppers, including a pregnant woman, with shrapnel. "What would have happened if those hundreds, thousands ... had come back to us, trained, arm...

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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...