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China Is 'Seriously Concerned' About Donald Trump's One-China Remarks

The one-China policy means recognizing Beijing as China's capital and maintaining only unofficial relations with Taiwan. The Chinese government has responded to Trump's comments by expressing "serious concerns". "The China-U.S. relationship has...

Super Falcons in Bonus Row with NFF

Since March, Super Falcons coach Florence Omagbemi and her assistants have only received a month's salary. "I have come to appeal to you, to understand the situation of the Federation, to understand the situation of the country at the present and e...

5 magnitude earthquake reported off California coast

PT. Ferndale is a northern Californian city with less than 2,000 residents. "Thankfully, this morning's natural disaster was far enough offshore that we aren't seeing reports of injuries or damage , or a tsunami warning". An natural disaster measuri...

2 juveniles charged in Tennessee wildfires that killed 14

The fires that ravaged Gatlinburg and Sevier County, Tennessee are believed to have been connected to the two teenagers. Knoxville attorney Bob Jolley, who worked as a prosecutor with the state for almost 25 years, said the prosecution will have to...

US Marine pilot ejects from jet in Japan; search underway

The cause of the crash is under investigation. Frederick ejected from his F/A-18 during regular training Wednesday about 120 miles southeast of a Marine Corps airfield in Iwakuni in western Japan. A search-and-rescue operation was launched on Wedne...

'Detailed' Brexit Plan Demanded By Labour Ahead Of Vote

But the motion gives ministers considerable leeway to withhold details, by stating "there should be no disclosure of material that could be reasonably judged to damage the United Kingdom in any negotiations". But to commit to supporting it when all t...

Russian Oil Output Near Post-Soviet Record as It Prepares to Cut

OPEC members such as Saudi Arabia and Venezuela could see their share of the US oil market fall if they are forced to square off against those American companies once again. Global surplus had pulled the prices down to $45, which is nearly 50% of its...

Malaysian PM leads protest against 'genocide' of Rohingya

In a strongly worded statement, Malaysia's Foreign Ministry said the high number of Rohingya refugees in the country and other neighboring nations has made the crisis "no longer an internal matter but an global matter". Myanmar's treatment of the Roh...

Liberals dig in heels against election referendum

ERRE's report and recommendation is more than 400 pages long . During last year's federal campaign, Justin Trudeau promised that if elected, the Liberals would ensure the 2015 vote was the last in Canada under the so-called "first-past-the-post" el...

Coalition forces surround Mosul, cutting off Islamic State supply lines

It was the second airstrike to target a Mosul bridge this week and the fourth since shortly before the October 17 start of the Iraqi government's campaign to retake the city from IS. Iraq's foreign minister says progress in liberating the northern ci...

Russia hopes for eased sanctions under Trump

Sokurov said: "He must compete with me at film festivals, not sit in our Arctic prison". The Japanese top diplomat's visit will "summarize a series of bilateral contacts in political, economic, humanitarian and other spheres in 2016 and will become...

At least 21 killed in Idlib province airstrikes

An official with a second rebel group confirmed that the Jabha Shamiya's Abu Abdelrahman Nour had been selected as the leader. The bombings on Saturday came hours after advances by government troops, including in Tariq Al Bab and Al Khaterji dist...

Rams extend contract of head coach Fisher

Rams COO Kevin Demoff said this week Fisher was being judged through the lens of the adverse conditions he's been forced to wade through this season, when he moved the Rams from St. "He's welcome here. The last conversation we had was really positive...

Mosul residents fear cold and hunger of winter siege

The number of civilians killed in last month was 926, while 930 others were injured. However, after criticism from the Iraqi government, the U.N.in Iraq acknowledged in a statement Saturday that its figures on military casualties were "largely" unv...

Man pleads guilty to plotting terrorist attacks

When his parents questioned him about the silencer, Sullivan offered to pay the agent to kill them lest they interfere with his plans, according to prosecutors. He was killed by a drone strike outside of Raqqa, Syria in August. Sullivan is accused ...

Fatah movement re-elects President Abbas as party leader

Besides leading the party, Abbas , 81, has served as president since January 2005, when he was elected to a four-year term. Party spokesman Mahmud Abu al-Hija said Abbas was re-elected by consensus at the congress attended by some 1,400 delega...

Police in North Wales launch Christmas drink and drug driving blitz

The month-long operation against driving under the influence of drink or drugs will see officers in both counties carrying out extra patrols and roadside checks. The festive party season will soon be here and we want everyone to have a fun, enjoyable...

Fillon wins big in French conservative presidential primaries

Last night Francois Fillon, 62, won the Republican Party primary to stand for head of state with a landslide. The result was a clear rejection of Mr Juppe's social liberalism - he had criticised Mr Fillon's stances as "brutal" and advocated findi...

Controversy in Russia over Holocaust ice dance

Navka is an Olympic champion ice dancer. YouTube user loricabernacchio added: 'You should be ashamed of yourself.The performance appeared to be well received by the audience. It's apparent Navka's intentions were not to offend, but she and her partn...

Russia says Syrian army has made big breakthrough in Aleppo

They are more afraid of being in a government-controlled area than they are of being bombed. Rescue efforts by the group were hampered by the lack of functioning machinery, said Rifai. People in southern neighbourhoods were donating blankets and ...

Artillery barrage kills many displaced in Aleppo

Tens of thousands of people have been displaced in Aleppo as pro-government Syrian forces press on with their campaign to reclaim the divided city. Amnesty International called on the government to ensure that residents of areas it had captured wer...

Thousands Flee Eastern Aleppo As Syrian Regime Forces Advance

On Sunday night, the Observatory said almost 10,000 civilians had fled the east, with around 6,000 moving to the Kurdish-held Sheikh Maksoud neighbourhood and the remaining 4,000 to government- held west Aleppo. It said the family had been trapped in...

Syrian troops capture major Aleppo neighborhood

After further fighting on Monday, the rebels are reported to have lost all of the northern neighbourhoods they controlled before the weekend, leaving them with under two-thirds of the territory they had in the city. "When we die you will find (some...

Trump aide steps up bid to block possible Romney nomination

Transition is afoot as President-elect Donald Trump is set to meet with a "Who's Who" of potential cabinet candidates. Both could end up losing the coveted secretary of state job to someone else entirely, too. David Plouffe was the architect of Pre...

Trump Calls for 'Consequences' for Protesters Who Burn US Flag

Trump earlier Tuesday suggested harsh punishments for flag burning, mentioning loss of citizenship and a year in jail. "Flag burning should be illegal". citizenship stripped, or face a year in jail. But Trump's opposition to the protection of fl...

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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...