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Spain govt asked to manage police before vote

More than 40,000 people have gathered in Barcelona to protest over the arrests and the intervention of the Spanish government in the Catalan independence vote...


Qatar Airways orders six Boeing aircraft

Al Baker said in an interview that all of Qatar's options and purchase rights for the narrowbody jets "will be exercised". The airline also has an order for 60 ...


Ken Livingstone: Labour MPs 'distorting' scale of anti-Semitism problem

Corbyn, who in the past described terror organizations Hamas and Hezbollah as his friends, has faced persistent accusations that his party has an institutiona...


Carnival Q3 Profit Tops Estimates; Updates FY17 Guidance

Carnival reported a profit of $2.29 a share, beating forecasts for $2.20 , on sales of $5.52 billion, topping estimates for $5.39 billion. Finally, Canandaigu...


Korea's foreign minister urges N. Korea to respond to offer for talks

Charter to take countermeasures, "including the right to shoot down the United States strategic bombers even they're not yet inside the airspace border of our c...


Top North Korean diplomat: Trump has declared war on my country

Sarah Huckabee Sanders just fired back at reporters during a White House press briefing - where she was asked if Trump's 'S.O.B.' comments crossed the line...


Top US general recommends not kicking out transgender troops

The committee was holding his confirmation hearing with just days to spare to give him another tour of duty. Earlier in the day, North Korea's Foreign Minis...


Anthony Weiner gets 21 month Prison Sentence for Sexting

In a nod to a string of earlier sexting scandals, he called himself an "addict" and said he was getting treatment. He refuses to resign. Weiner said nothing a...


Vacuum company Dyson is building an electric vehicle

Headquartered in Wiltshire and founded by Sir James Dyson , the company says 400 of its employees have been working on the secret project for the past couple o...


Dean Skelos & Son's Corruption Conviction Overturned

The 2d U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said the conviction of Skelos and his son Adam for using Dean's influence to extort financial benefits for Adam had to be...


Trump associate Roger Stone says no coordination between campaign and Russia

Following his meeting, Stone said he had a "frank exchange" and described the preceding as "an entirely political exercise". Stone has been heavily critical o...


White House defends National Football League remarks, says not about race

Unfortunately no one asked her what makes her think these football players are protesting the American flag, which they are not doing, because they are actuall...


Probe panel formed; TTV Dhinakaran 'has' video of late CM J Jayalalithaa

He claimed that they will submit the video to any inquiry panel set up by the government. Soon after minister Raju's claim, the entire opposition parties in t...


Ireland to hold referendum on lifting abortion ban in 2018

TAOISEACH LEO VARADKAR has confirmed that the referendum on the Eighth Amendment will be held in May or June next year. The Taoiseach confirmed that the gover...


Trump says United States captive in North Korea was 'tortured beyond belief'

Trump responded to the interview following its airing, saying that Warmbier "was tortured beyond belief by North Korea ". The Tuesday interview comes at a ...


HC judge Jayant Patel resigns

Justice Patel entered the Bar in August 1979 and started practice at the district court, Rajkot and was shifted to Gujarat HC in 1985. "The non-appointment of...


Black Congresswoman Kneels During House Floor Speech, Accuses Trump Of Racism

I refuse to accept that as a standard of leadership for the highest office in the world. "There is no regulation that says that these young men can not stand ag...


Oman oil scales 3-year high on firm demand

US crude futures closed 34 cents, or 0.7 percent, lower at $51.88 a barrel, after hitting a five-month high of $52.43. Strains should last through the third qua...


Moses Wetangula's security recalled ahead of anti-IEBC demos

Senate Speaker Ken Lusaka has told National Super Alliance (NASA) leaders to drop their demands ahead of the consultative meeting with Independent Electoral and...


German nationalists' triumph rooted in eastern discontent

Alexander Ahrerns, the mayor of Bautzen whose centre-left Social Democratic Party suffered a stinging defeat in the election, said his townspeople voted for the...