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Duterte to Go Near Battle Scene Despite Wounding of 7 Guards

Duterte's home city of Davao that killed 15 people. "But I have to go there tomorrow", Duterte said in his speech during the inauguration of the mega drug rehab center at Fort Magsaysay in Nueva Ecija. Duterte's visit on Wednesday was meant to show s...

At least 7 transported after Ohio State University issues active shooter alert

A suspect is dead and nine people are injured following an attack at Ohio State University Monday. "We do not have information at the moment on motive ", added Monica Moll, public safety director at the university, saying only that the investiga...

Penn State beats Michigan State to reach Big Ten title game

This season has been all about a freaky sequence of events going in favor of Penn State, which has won eight games in a row and has gotten a lot of help from other teams losing. "Our whole thing was to just win the game", said junior defensive end J...

Trump denounces flag burning, Twitter points out it is constitutional

Trump communications adviser Jason Miller told CNN on Tuesday that he agreed flag burning should be illegal. But where I come from you honor the flag. "If someone wanted to show their First Amendment right, I'd be afraid for their safety, but we'll p...

Dollar claws back some losses as investors look to United States data, OPEC

Softer oil prices helped to underpin US bonds, which had been bettered by expectations that Trump's policies will increase spending and debt as well as spur growth and inflation, all of which would erode the value of bonds. The yield on the 10-year T...

Fewer North Korean workers come to China as border trade tightens

That draft text was recently given to the remaining three permanent council veto powers - Britain, France and Russian Federation. China's coal imports from North Korea rose in October after falling more than a quarter in September from the previous...

OPEC and Italian unease weighing on global stocks

Other movers: Banks were also on the decline ahead of the Bank of England's stress results due on Wednesday. On Friday, the Dow and the S&P both hit fresh highs. Other markets:Crude futures (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/crude-remains-under-press...

Shilpa Shetty Responds To Her Trolls After 'Animal Farm' Faux Pas

The actress got a lot of flak for her ignorant view of the book Animal Farm . Shilpa Shetty said that it was a great idea and added further that Animal Farm should be included as well, as, it will teach kids how to treat animals with respect.

Anti-EU UKIP picks new leader to replace Trump ally Farage

The north-west of England MEP, who has supported leftist economic policies but also proposed holding a referendum on the potential United Kingdom reintroduction of the death penalty, said that rather than going after votes from the Conservatives, it ...

Twitter satires about Shilpa Shetty's casual talk

As the Council of School Certificate Examination (CISCE) made a decision to include Harry Potter series in the English Literature syllabus for junior and middle school students, starting from 2017-18, Shilpa was asked about her views on famous boo...

TRUMP ERA: After talks, Abe confident president-elect is 'trustworthy'

Trump, in a brief entry on his Facebook page accompanied by a photo of the two men, said, " It was a pleasure to have Prime Minister Shinzo Abe stop by my home and begin a great friendship ". In addition, Japanese business leaders are wary of Trump's...

Hurricane Otto heads for Nicaragua & Costa Rica

Otto is expected to bring unsafe storm surge, life-threatening surf conditions, strong winds and torrential rainfall with accumulations up to 12 inches to portions of Panama, Costa Rica and Nicaragua. Tropical storm-force winds now extend up to 70 mi...

Things looking up for ailing beluga Aurora, aquarium says

Animal welfare groups have responded to news of the death saying it's time the practice of keeping marine mammals in captivity is reviewed. This groundbreaking research began at Vancouver Aquarium in 2002; beluga whales Aurora and Qila contributed to...

Anti-Trump protesters march amid tear gas, flash grenades

Organizers in Manhattan carried signs in English and Spanish saying things like “Hate wont make us great, ” and chanted, “We are here to stay.”. In New York, several thousand protesters marched peacefully up Fifth Avenue before filling the street...

Bangladesh presses Myanmar as Rohingya flee across border

The government even summoned the Dhaka-based ambassador of Myanmar on Wednesday to express concern at the "continued deteriorating situation (in Rakhine) following the country's military crackdown". Myanmar's military has denied burning villages and ...

Malaysia decides not to abandon soccer tournament over Myanmar Rohingya crackdown

Security forces have killed nearly 70 people in Myanmar's western Rakhine state and arrested some 400 since the lockdown began six weeks ago, according to state media reports, although activists say the number could be far higher. The senior United N...

Trump Could Reverse Obama's Progress On Environment

In a briefing on Sunday evening (early Monday morning in Manila), Mr. Duterte said he had no opportunity to interact with Obama, who was attending his last global conference overseas. Trump announced hawkish picks for attorney general, national secur...

Obama: Trump Should Follow My Example On Ethics

However, Obama said he would speak out if core USA "values and ideals" were threatened by the Trump Presidency. The New York Times reports that Obama made similar remarks about speaking out against Trump in a speech last week to Organizing for Ac...

China weakens yuan-dollar rate below 6.9 mark

Options prices show there's a 46 percent chance for the yuan to drop to 7 per dollar by the end of this year, double the odds of just two months ago. It's the 12th day in a row Beijing has guided the yuan lower, amid suspicions Beijing is willing to ...

China currency dips to lowest level versus dollar in 8 years

Reuters reported last week that Chinese policymakers are ready to slow its descent for fear of fanning capital flight if the currency falls too quickly through the psychologically important 7-per-US dollar level, policy advisers said. The spot marke...

74 people killed in China construction collapse

The platform for a cooling tower under construction collapsed in Fengcheng, east China's Jiangxi Province, Thursday morning. Aerial photo taken on November 24, 2016 shows the accident site at the Fengcheng power plant in Yichun City, east China's J...

Trump's First 'Victims' Are Illegal Immigrants

USA president-elect Donald Trump has said he will deport or jail up to three million illegal immigrants. "We think that's first and foremost, before we get into any other immigration issue, we've got to know who's coming and going into the country - ...

Trump battles back against charges of transition tumult

The incoming Republican administration also got a boost of support from outgoing Vice President Joe Biden , who met with his successor, Mike Pence , continuing the Obama administration's show of public support for the transition. Vice President-ele...

Three New Dave Chappelle Comedy Specials Coming to Netflix

Earlier this month, the comedian made his return to TV, hosting Saturday Night Live on November 12. It has been rumoured that the Netflix specials could serve as a warm-up for the return of Chappelle's Show , though it is purely speculation at...

Rep. Tim Ryan Announces Bid for House Minority Leader

Tim Ryan said he would decide soon on whether to run against Pelosi in party elections later this month. Ryan has dropped hints in recent days that he was considering running for the Minority Leader post . "She has been an extraordinary leader...

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Team Israel suffers first loss in World Baseball Classic

Israel is now 1-1 in the second round of the 16-team quadrennial tournament and 4-1 overall. Gregorius got his final RBI on a sacrifice fly in the eighth. He has been used at DH fo...

Turkey-Netherlands row shows no sign of ebbing

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lashed out at the decision, saying the ban was reminiscent of Nazism and pledged to retaliate. "I understand they are angry, but this is of...

Chinese president to meet with Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump is planning to host his Chinese counterpart President Xi Jinping at his Florida Mar-a-Lago resort next month. However, a senior administration officia...

BJP scores massive victory in Uttar Pradesh; leaders thank PM Modi

It seems the voters turn on the Congress in places where Rahul spearheads the party's poll campaign. Many in the party feel the leadership is in a flux amid continued uncertainty o...

Akhilesh Yadav submits his resignation to UP Governor Ram Naik

While most Samajwadi Party leaders were having a bad day in the office, there was one man who stood tall. After months of power-struggle on January 1 with help of his uncle Prof Ra...

Another legal challenge to revised Trump travel ban

A federal judge in Seattle issued a temporary restraining order halting Trump's initial travel ban order after Washington state and Minnesota sued. The reason for his hesitatio...

Donald Tusk re-elected as European Council head

Donald Tusk has done a good job. The 27 remaining European Union states are now preparing a joint declaration to mark later this month the 60th anniversary of a founding trea...

Trump taps Bush administration lawyer and Cruz friend as Solicitor General

Francisco now serves as the administration's acting solicitor general , the National Law Journal reports. Francisco is but one of many Jones Day partners to make his way in...

Turkey, Russia, and U.S. draw chart to oust IS out of Syria

Therefore, the US-led coalition stationed forces in Manbij to send a message to all forces to keep their focus on ISIS. Photos of McGurk's visit to Kobani surfaced on social media ...

Poachers Killed A Rhino At A Paris Zoo And Stole Its Horn

But the poachers appear to have been disturbed as his second - partially sawn - horn was left behind. Poachers broke into a French zoo and murdered a beloved white rhinoceros, ch...

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Gayatri Prajapati rape case: Woman's lawyer says witnesses being threatened

Gayatri Prajapati rape case: Woman's lawyer says witnesses being threatened

Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik has written to Akhilesh Yadav asking why the chief minister has retained rape-accused minister Gayatri Prajapati in his cabinet. Raids have been con...

Turkey summons German ambassador over rally ban

Turkey summons German ambassador over rally ban

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said today he would speak with German Chancellor Angela Merkel by telephone amid a row over rallies cancelled in Germany ahead of a vote ne...

Headstones found toppled at another Jewish cemetery

Headstones found toppled at another Jewish cemetery

Hikind said he has spoken with the New York Police Department on scene, but officials with the cemetery said that there was no vandalism, and that perhaps the damage was caused by ...

Oil Price Climbs As OPEC Members Stick To Production Cut

Oil Price Climbs As OPEC Members Stick To Production Cut

However, government efforts to appease the militants seem to be working, and earlier this week, an official from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation said that the country...

Trump to host Germany's Merkel at the White House

For her part, Merkel announced that the German contribution to the economic development of Tunisia will be increased by 15.8 million USA dollars. Germany is interested in creati...