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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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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...