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Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan's death 'not suspicious,' say police

She had said in interviews that the trauma from that experience led to her suffering anorexia as a teenager. Now comes word that her untimely death came just hours before she was scheduled to enter the studio to lay down vocals on a cover of " Zomb...

Google Confirms China's Maps Platform Hasn't Been Changed

Google has reportedly confirmed that China's Maps platform hasn't been changed following reports that Google Maps had finally come back to the region. Instead, additional focus will be put on the development of better AI. No doubt it's a major...

Hamas Official Reportedly Wounded in Car Bomb Blast in Lebanon

The target, Mohamed Hamdan, was not a publicly known Hamas figure in Lebanon and did not appear to have a public or political role. In 2006, two members of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad group were killed in the same neighborhood in Sidon when a bom...

Police say schoolgirl hijab cutting incident did not happen

Khawlah said she felt the man behind her while she was walking to school with her younger brother, Mohammad Zakariyya, and turned around and saw him holding scissors. "We had, as everyone knows, allegations of an extremely serious crime on Friday ...

15000 flee villages below Philippines' most active volcano at Mount Mayon

Three phreatic or steam-driven eruptions have been recorded as of Sunday, prompting residents to flee to safety. The explosions are expected to have breached a solidified lava cap, indicating the potential for unsafe pyroclastic lava flows down the m...

Disruption As Nottingham Station Shut After Fire

He said: "Unfortunately, the fire is spreading to the roof of the new section of Nottingham train station, and is now travelling along the concourse of the area across the main lines into Nottingham train station". Station manager at Notts Fire and R...

Careem, Uber recruit female drivers in Saudi

Head of the Saudi Federation for Sports Media, Raja Al-Sulami, detailed the preparations undertaken to ready the stadiums for female fans. Saudia Arabia was the last country in the world to allow women to get behind the wheel. Women in Saudi Ar...

Hawaii panics over 'missile strike' false alarm

Victims of the ordeal spoke of hysteria and panicked evacuations. Though this false alarm was due to human error, many think an attack can still happen. Governor David Ige said: "I am sorry for the pain and confusion it caused". The chair of the ...

Astros actually trade for Gerrit Cole

The first overall pick of the 2011 draft, Cole has thrown at least 200 innings in two of the past three seasons, including 2015 when he was named an All-Star. Luhnow characterized Cole's acquisition as having a "significant cost" because the Astros "...

Republican legislators unveil new USA immigration Bill

President Donald Trump raised some eyebrows when he told the lawmakers in the room that his positions on DACA and immigration will be what the people there came up with, but Tillis said he does believe the president will uphold conservative pri...

Major Earthquake Strikes Southern Peru

The quake hit offshore at 4:18 a.m. local time at a depth of around 36 kilometres, the U.S. Geological Survey said. It was even felt in the capital Lima , hundreds of kilometers away. Earthquakes are a major risk in Peru, where highly active fault...

Saudi women-only motorshow opens in Jeddah

Ruwayda Ali Qassem, another Jeddah resident, said it was a "historic day in the kingdom which culminates (in) ongoing fundamental changes". "I am proud and extremely happy for this development and for the kingdom's moves to catch up with civilise...

Winter storm leads to school, event cancellations

Depending where you live, a wintry mix of snow, sleet, ice or rain is expected from Winter Storm Hunter , per The Weather Channel's namesake for the storm. The Tennessee and OH valleys can expect as much as 5 inches of snow, though small accumulat...

Protest in Pakistan after rape, murder of minor

Many people showed solidarity with Zainab and her family and hashtag #JusticeForZainab was seen circulating on internet for demanding justice for small girl. Regardless, this still highlights how the issue of child abuse is growing in Pakistan. ...

Mayors in 10 USA states push again towards Trump's anti-cannabis crackdown

A marijuana edible and a cup of coffee ? In this regard, Colorado is instructive as to what happens when there is full recreational use. In the meantime, we encourage our state leaders - and voters - to stand up for the regulated sales of mari...

United States "could conceivably" reenter Paris Climate Agreement

Prime Minister Erna Solberg noted that many Norwegians drive US -made Tesla electric cars and said her country saw "tremendous economic and business opportunities" as nations around the world fight climate change. I feel very strongly about the e...

C40 lifted off successfully today from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh

The launch will be a big boost to the Indian Space Research Organisation ( ISRO ). As the Mission Readiness Review committee and Launch Authorisation Board cleared the countdown, the space body today said, "The 28-hour countdown activity of PSLV-...

Zeman leads in Czech polls

However, with nearly all ballots counted by the Czech Statistics Office, Zeman had 38.6 percent of the vote, a commanding lead over Drahos' 26.6 percent. The two-day vote is being seen as a referendum on the outspoken 73-year-old incumbent Milos Zema...

Bodies of 2 Iranian oil tanker crew members recovered

The four members of the salvage team wore respirators to board the Sanchi , where they found the two bodies on the deck. A Chinese foreign ministry spokesman told AFP that Beijing has put "a high degree of emphasis on the rescue work" and maintain...

Canada police search for atacker who cut 11-year-old girl's hijab

Hijab is a veil which Muslim women wear to cover their faces and chests in front of elderly people outside home. Canada's Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, tweeted his support for Kwalah on Friday. Once the kids made it to Pauline Johnson junior pub...

Work requirements will withdraw Medicaid's 'hand up' assistance

However some IL patient advocates say they hope the state doesn't submit a proposal to make having a job a condition of Medicaid eligibility, citing fears it would leave people without health insurance. And, since the expansion of Medicaid under the,...

Wolff: I don't 'feel good about' Bannon's ouster from Breitbart

He quickly presided over the brand of economic populism promoted by Trump and was hired as chief strategist for the White House. The president responded by saying Bannon had lost his mind, and the White House suggested the hard-right news site Bre...

Turkey urges Russia, Iran to stop Syria offensive on Idlib

Turkey has became the guarantor of some "moderate" rebel groups, while Iran and Russian Federation is responsible for the acts of Syrian government. The Turkish foreign minister noted that Damascus could not have made big military advances without ...

Mexican President Says He Is Optimistic About NAFTA Deal

Sabia said Canada's economy has options. A string of calming comments from Donald Trump about NAFTA has trade proponents across the continent breathing some relief that the US president's trigger finger may not be about to blow up the deal after ...

India's top judges issue unprecedented warning over integrity of supreme court

During the press conference , senior judge Justice J Chelameswar said that all their efforts had failed and unless the Supreme Court is not preserved, democracy can not be protected. Besides, the CJI considered himself only "first among equals" ...

After 14 die in Kamala Mills fire, BMC starts demolishing illegal structures

Police said they were in the process of issuing lookout notices against the other accused. Virendra Mishra, deputy commissioner of police zone 3 said, "Since the pubs are located in the Kamala Mills compound where the alleged illegal extension was ...

Top Advisors Urge Trump To Waive Iran Sanctions

Trump's team is not fooling anyone: They are trying to kill the nuclear deal, but in a way that will allow them to evade blame. Such a balance could satisfy Trump's demand to raise pressure on Iran, while not embarking on a frontal assault on the m...

New US ambassador to Netherlands grilled over 2015 comments

Reporters in the Netherlands grilled the new USA ambassador to that country, Peter Hoekstra, on Wednesday, with one journalist questioning whether President Trump's emissary is "an honest and wise man". By refusing to answer our questions", he wrot...

Putin declares North Korea victor in standoff with South Korea, US

Treason is defined in law as aiding an enemy of the United States . "It would be a big help to make PyeongChang Olympics a peace Olympics and guarantee its success if you express your intention to delay the ROK-U.S. They love to point out that his...

237 arrested for looting, vandalism in Tunisia

The protests broke out after activists and politicians denounced increases in Value-Added Tax and the introduction of social contributions at the start of the year as a tough new budget was implemented. A Jewish school on the island of Djerba was a...

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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 ...