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Gunman opens fire on Russian worshippers

Kizlyar Mayor Alexander Shuvalov was quoted by Tass as saying that the attacker opened fire on "people after leaving the service". The Russian news agency T...


Florida school shooting survivor Emma Gonzalez slams politicians, NRA in emotional speech

Chadwick has since apologized for the language she used and extended an invitation to Trump to discuss gun control during an upcoming visit to Parkland. "Shame ...


Korean 'Iron Man' Kim wins historic Olympic skeleton gold

Nikita Tregubov, who competed as an Olympic Athlete from Russian Federation, was 1.63 seconds off gold , while England's Dom Parsons took bronze . That was th...


22 dead, 28 injured as multiple bomb blasts hit Borno

State police chief Damian Chukwu, who confirmed the incidents to reporters in Maiduguri, capital of Borno, said a male and two female suicide bombers detonated ...


Kelly makes changes to White House security clearance process

This blew a gaping hole in the claim by White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders that White House officials were unaware of the allegations until they...


Child rapist gets death sentence in Pakistan

Journalists were stopped 500m from the prison, and only relatives of the victim were allowed in court for the hearing. Ali is suspected of being the serial ...


Ethiopia declares state of emergency

Amid the latest outbreaks of violence the government has banned protests as well as publications "that could incite and sow discord". More than 6,000 politica...


Florida shooting suspect expressed violent, racist views in private chat group

Prosecutors would need to agree not to ask for capital punishment and allow life without parole instead. The Miami Herald reports that Maria Thorne, a Key Bis...


Modi, Jaitley knew country was being looted: Congress

CBI spokesperson Abhishek Dayal said "the scam had started in 2011 and rolled on into a huge scam subsequently". The CBI, which has arrested main accused ...


Russian Federation says USA 'sending Kurds new weapons' across Iraq

The incident has brought renewed focus on the role of Russian soldiers of fortune in the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine. The wounded were flown to military hosp...


Winter Storm Watch issued for NYC this weekend

Winter weather advisories are in effect for portions from southern Pennsylvania into southeastern Main, where less snow is expected, but travel could still be ...


Where are 'fugitive' Ajay Gupta and his brothers?

It is alleged that at least one of the Gupta brothers, believed to be Atul, is among the suspects arrested yesterday in Gauteng. "Operations are still ongoing...


Florida Shooter Admits to Killings, Charged With 17 Counts of Murder

The news ignited comments from lawmakers and officials who want stronger gun control measures while others pointed the finger at mental illness as the real pr...


No evidence of shooting after gunfire report at Highline College

Police, ambulances and first responders converged on the college immediately after the shooting was reported . "All Buildings need to remain in lockdown. "I ...


Heavy Snow Possible Saturday Night, Weather Service Says

On Monday , President's Day, temperatures could reach a high of 54 - though some showers are possible. After the storm passes, temps are expected to return t...


Trump gets recommendations on tariffs for steel imports

Under this option, the United States would also impose a quota limiting all other countries to the aluminum and steel they exported to the United States past ye...


Germany expects freed journalist to be allowed to leave Turkey

The high-profile case of German newspaper Die Welt journalist Mr Yucel has put a significant strain on relations between the two countries. According to...


Ronaldo scores brace as Madrid thrash PSG 3-1

But Ronaldo was the name on everyone's lips as he became the first player to score 100 goals for a single club in Champions League history. Despite Los B...


17 murdered in Florida school shooting by expelled student

Williams thought Cruz was there to pick up a younger sibling. "All I heard was 'Get on the ground!" After the shooting, BSO says he concealed himself in t...


US Mideast peace plan fairly well advanced, Tillerson says

Jordan is the third country in Rex Tillerson's visit is the region. Following his departure from Jordan, the USA secretary of state is scheduled to visit bo...


Trump's Lawyer Said He Paid Stormy Daniels From His Own Account

The Associated Press reported first reported Wednesday that Clifford now believes she is free to talk about an alleged sexual encounter with Trump . The c...


What did Jeff Sessions say about Anglo-American heritage. What does that mean?

CNN and everybody else notes that Sessions went off-book to insert the phrase " Anglo-American " into the speech , as his remark differs from the text he wa...


Mitt Romney to announce Senate run in Utah

Romney was elected governor of MA eight years later. Romney had tweeted last week that he would make an announcement about a potential Senate bid on Februa...


Pakistan bans two charities linked to Hafiz Saeed

It has come ahead of the crucial Financial Action Task Force (FATF) meeting in Paris, scheduled to be held from February 18 to 23. Rana Sanaullah, law minis...


Arrest Made after Plans Found for Everett High School Shooting

Police in Everett, which is about 30 miles (48 kilometers) north of Seattle, arrested 18-year-old Joshua Alexander O'Connor on attempted murder and other charge...


Likud, Netanyahu Supporters Say Prime Minister Will Survive

They have been investigating Netanyahu over suspicions that he and his family received expensive gifts from Hollywood producer Arnon Milchan and Australian bill...


Russian Federation could block access to YouTube over opposition video

State body Roskomnadzor has threatened to block any site distributing the video, including YouTube and Instagram, but both remain accessible in Russian Federa...


NASA captured the most distant photograph from the Earth

However, an image captured by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft just smashed Voyager 1's achievement. " And now, we've been able to make images farther from ...


Palestinian President Abbas meets Putin to discuss United States mediation role

They say the U.S.is not an honest broker and have pre-emptively rejected any peace proposal presented by the Trump administration. PLO Executive Committee Mem...


Beware the Illusion of China-Philippines South China Sea Breakthroughs

HMS Sutherland will make the passage on her return from Australia later this year to assert freedom of navigation rights and challenge Beijing 's increasing...


Duterte meets second batch of repatriated Filipino workers from Kuwait

The suspension of the processing of new employment certificates for Kuwait-bound however was not enough for the President, who wanted to "send a strong message"...


S. Korean president declares 2018 Winter Olympic Games open

She was the first member of North Korea's ruling family to visit the South, while Kim Yong-nam was the most senior North Korean official to make a cross-border ...


President Trump's Proposed Budget Calls for Cuts to Great Lakes Funding

The GLRI is an inter-agency program created to address the most significant problems in the Great Lakes , and works to protect, restore, and maintain the Gre...


Tripura elections: Congress silent in campaigning to benefit CPI(M), alleges Amit Shah

Tripura will be voting into power its ruling party in less than a week. "The party neither had MLAs in Manipur and Assam nor a strong organisational base, yet...


Allies pledge billions for Iraq's reconstruction

Several countries in the Middle East have pledged billions of dollars in aid to help war-torn Iraq in its mission to rebuild the country following a four-ye...


Russian aircraft crashes after takeoff from Moscow

The agency said: "The An-148 passenger plane of the Saratov Airlines [flight 730 from Moscow to Orsk] took off from the Domodedovo airport at 14.21pm Mosc...


Serena ready for comeback at Fed Cup

Venus Williams used her 1,000th career singles match to get the United States off to a strong start in its Fed Cup title defense. Earlier Sunday, Venus Will...


16 terrorists killed in army raids in Egypt

In this footage, the spokesperson for the Egyptian Army announced a comprehensive confrontation with criminal terrorist organizations in the Sinai and an oper...


#Mandela100 heralds new beginning for SA, says hopeful Ramaphosa

The young Zuma said the family had no direct knowledge of how the talks between Zuma and Ramaphosa were going. Ramaphosa said he understands South Africans ...


Trump inks deal to end shutdown, up spending By

From the beginning. The Senate had to move fast to pass the deal. The shutdown could be brief. "I urge Speaker Ryan to the Floor a one-day funding bill...