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American academic held in North Korea

Park said Kim, who is 58, taught accounting at the university for about a month. KUHN: Tony Kim is now the third American citizen detained in North Korea. "...


Checking President Trump's win - loss record in his first 90 days

The executive order aims to shift the visa program from a lottery system to targeting jobs with a high need for skilled workers. "With this action we are send...


Wanjiru holds of Bekele in London

Having pulled away from her main rivals in the opening kilometres, Keitany found herself well under the pace required to beat Radcliffe's absolute record of 2...


Sasikala, Dinakaran thrown out of AIADMK, factions merger expected soon

He also pointed out that ministers K.A. Sengottaiyan and Dindigul C. Seenivasan who had met him did not say anything. Panneerselvam also wants the Palaniswami...


Pence Affirms US Treaty Commitment to Defend Japan's Senkaku Islands from China

Tensions with North Korea over its nuclear programme continue to mount as the United States Vice President Mike Pence says the USA will not back down on ensur...


Thousands of students protest against India, Scores injured, internet suspended

College students protesting the use of force against peers of a college in Pulwama district pelted stones at security personnel and had tear gas shells fired ba...


US Democrats aim to 'Make Trump Furious' in Georgia election

Here's the takeaway from Tuesday's special election in Georgia's Sixth Congressional District: Democrats and Republicans have reasons to be concerned. "Anything...


Questions abound in aftermath of NFL star Hernandez's death

Hernandez was in a single cell in a general population unit". Authorities offered few answers after Hernandez was found hanging from a bedsheet Wednesday in h...


Palm Sunday church bombings kill 36 in Egypt

Egyptian President, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi declared a three month stage of emergency, which has not always been a popular move in the past. Egypt will also organi...


GM plans to launch 10 electric cars in China by 2020

China has set a target to get 5 million hybrids and electric vehicles on the road by 2020. Getting vehicle shoppers convinced of the benefits of electric cars...


Fox News announces Bill O'Reilly's departure, citing sexual harassment allegations

Colbert admitted that he "owes a lot" to O'Reilly because he spent nine years playing "Stephen Colbert". Perquita Burgess was interviewed on The View Thur...


Turkey says European rights court has no jurisdiction over referendum

On Wednesday, Turkey's Supreme Election Board rejected petitions submitted by three political parties asking for the constitutional referendum to be cancelled a...


Le Pen Denies French Complicity In Holocaust

The French government has previously apologized for the role French authorities played in the round-up of 13,000 Jews at the Vel d'Hiv cycling track in 1942 at ...


Over 100 troops dead in Taliban attack on Afghanistan military base

The defence ministry said more than 100 soldiers were killed or wounded. It is the second major attack on an Afghan military installation in 2017. The milit...


EC defers Anantnag bypoll to May 25

The Election Commission on Tuesday ordered repoll in 38 polling stations of the Srinagar Lok Sabha constituency which witnessed large-scale violence during the ...


German judge approves arrest warrant for Iraqi detained after Dortmund blasts

The note contains phrases suggesting an Islamist motive, with calls for Germany to withdraw reconnaissance jets that are assisting the fight against the Islamic...


'Incontrovertible' sarin gas used in Syria: watchdog

The chemical attack was not the first time the Syrian regime has used toxic weapons. "Ten days after the incident they have not yet started with the real inve...


Unite 'suspends' Len McCluskey challenger Gerard Coyne

His suspension from his post as West Midlnads regional secretary was confirmed by his spokesman, though the union itself has refused to comment. The dismal turn...


Access to besieged Syrian areas even worse this year

Thousands of evacuees from the two Shi'ite towns have been stranded for two days at a second nearby staging area outside Aleppo , where a bomb attack on an eva...


Prosecutors say Dortmund bus bomber had profit, not terror, in mind

The 28-year old man is a dual German and Russian national, identified as Sergei V, and had bought options on Borussia Dortmund's stock bvb.de, before the attack...


Cuba Gooding Jr. Remembers His Late Father

The People v. O.J. Simpson: An American Crime Story star, whose father, Cuba Gooding Sr ., died on Thursday at his Woodland Hills, California, home at age 72...


More Russian Spy Planes, Bombers Approach Alaskan Airspace

The two Russian bombers were accompanied by the USA aircraft for several hours before they turned back 35 miles from the coast. Fox News reports that two ...


Cardell Hayes sentencing: Apologizes to Racquel Smith, wife of Will Smith

Those sentences will be served concurrently, amounting to 25 years in prison. Cardell Hayes could have received up to 60 years, and Smith's family, as well as...


House intel panel to hear from top officials on Russia probe

Mike Conaway has invited FBI Director James Comey and National Security Advisor Adm. Mike Rogers to appear at a closed hearing on May 2. The committee's h...


More charges filed in Detroit in genital mutilation probe

Police say the couple arrested Friday, Fakhruddin Attar and his wife, Farida, own the business in Livonia, Michigan, where the procedure was performed, Burhani ...


Jurgen Klopp rules out Liverpool move for England keeper Joe Hart

Checkout some of Joe Hart's best saves for Torino so far this season. " We've got five games to go and looking at the league table I think you'd say if we wi...


North Korean mock-up birthday video shows missiles blowing up US

China is North Korea's last-remaining major ally and a key provider of food and fuel supplies. South Korea and the United States have also been conducting a...


Some US companies that have left or scaled back in Venezuela

GM plans take legal action in response to the seizure, though Peter Quinter of GrayRobinson's Customs and International Trade Law Group claims its options are f...


UK prime minister defends decision to seek snap election

May surprised allies, opponents and financial markets on Tuesday when she called a snap election for June 8. May raised a motion calling for a poll in the Hou...


Pro-life group removed from Women's March on Washington

On Sunday, pro-life group New Wave Feminists announced that the women's march officially accepted them as partners. Destiny Herndon-De La Rosa, New Wave Femi...


Coverage for pre-existing conditions did not die in Congress last night

The ACA repeal has become one of the top priorities for the Republican-led government since the election of President-elect Donald Trump. Sen. Rand Paul (...


Delvin Mendoza-Chaparro 'forced to eat cat faeces before being killed'

An autopsy later showed that Mendoza-Chapman may have already been dead from the beating. Today the Milwaukee woman is pleading not guilty. Zakzesky told ...


Queen Elizabeth Cancels Christmas Travel Plans Due to 'Heavy Cold'

Police and staff were at the station in London waiting for the queen but photographers were suddenly told the trip would not be going ahead, British media r...


AIDS Institute Urges Trump to Maintain Commitment to Ending HIV/AIDS

In those early days, little was known about AIDS. Entyvio's HIV trial began in August and seeks to enroll 15 to 25 people with stable disease. NO STIGMA. ...


Husband describes Sherri Papini's release

Bosenko on Wednesday wouldn't go into detail about what the brand looked like or where it was on Papini's body, but he said it wasn't a symbol. Bosenko said ...


Hurricane Otto leaves at least 9 dead in Costa Rica

Hurricane warnings were issued for parts of Costa Rica and Nicaragua. In neighboring Nicaragua, officials reported no casualties, just dozens of homes damaged...


App lets you scan Rs.2000 notes and listen to Modi's speech

Not meant to check whether fake or original note. These old notes have been replaced with new Rs 500 and Rs 2000 notes, and a lot of rumours are circulating aro...


US Marshal Patrick Carothers killed during shoot-out with wanted suspect in Georgia

According to a news release, Carothers was part of a team executing a warrant for Dontrell Montrese Carter. Carter was located in a single-wide trailer near t...


Peskov: Steven Seagal asking insistently to be granted Russian citizenship

Mr Putin's spokesman said Seagal was known for his warm feelings towards Russian Federation and his status as a famous actor was a reason to make him a citizen....


How did Hillary Clinton win popular vote, but lose election?

Trump, but she knows how the system works and she knows better than to cry foul. To some extent, the Electoral College impels presidents and their political...