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Haley warns against Jerusalem resolution ahead of United Nations vote

Palestinian UN envoy Riyad Mansour said the 193-member Assembly will vote on a draft resolution calling for Mr Trump's declaration to be withdrawn, which was ve...


Jailed Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe 'eligible for early release'

Richard Ratcliffe told AFP that his wife had received notification from her Iranian lawyer that she was now "marked for early release" following an update on ...


South Africa's ruling party resolves to downgrade embassy in Israel

Governments, including that of South Africa, should be downgrading diplomatic relations and their embassies in Israel, to send a clear message to Israel that it...


China ride-hail firm Didi raises $4 billion for global push

Uber didn't immediately respond to an email request for comment sent outside regular business hours. Existing investors in the company include Apple, Tencent ...


Philippines ferry carrying 251 capsizes

At least four people were killed when a ferry carrying 251 passengers and crew sank off Quezon province in heavy waves on Thursday, but majority of those on boa...


ECJ's Uber ruling has widespread implications for gig economy

According to the ECJ, Uber “exercises decisive influence over the conditions in which drivers provide their service, ” as in non-app citizens cant use the serv...


North Korea to the US: We aren't responsible for WannaCry

Bossert also said Microsoft had traced the attack to cyber affiliates of the North Korean government, and others in the security community have contributed ...


IAF initiates step to buy 83 Tejas aircraft

The Indian Air Force on Wednesday asked the Bengaluru-based Hindustan Aeronautics Limited to submit a detailed proposal on the manufacturing of 83 advanced vers...


European Court of Justice determines Uber will be regulated as transportation service

The company has rejected that argument, saying it will harm innovation. The ruling comes one month after tax drivers in Spain held the latest in a series of s...


PDP faction named Fresh PDP sets up Abuja secretariat

The elective convention was marked by internal discontent especially from the southwest candidates who pulled out in protest of the elective process. "The man...


Schools And Offices Closed Around Tehran After A Moderate Earthquake

People phone and wait in the streets in Tehran overnight on December 21, 2017, after an quake was felt in the Iranian capital. A large natural disaster of mag...


Bihar: Five labourers killed, several injured in boiler blast in sugar factory

The tragedy is a brutal reminder of boiler blast at NTPC plant in Uttar Pradesh's Rae Bareli, where 46 people were killed. According to eyewitnesses, the impa...


Trump commutes former Agriprocessors manager Sholom Rubashkin's prison sentence

Prior to his sentence, Rubashkin and his father ran the Agriprocessors plant, a kosher meat-packing plant and slaughterhouse that faced "serious allegations of ...


North Korean soldier defects to South

More than 30,000 North Koreans have defected to the South, but it's unusual for soldiers to flee across the so-called DMZ, a 2.5-mile wide, 150-mile-long buffer...


Celtic snap up experienced German defender from RB Leipzig

The 32-year-old, who has previously played for Borussia Monchengladbach, Hoffenheim and Fiorentina, will be introduced to Celtic fans before Wednesday's home ...


Rosie O'Donnell faces conservative backlash after offering to pay GOP senators

The comedian immediately came under fire for what many called straight-up attempted bribery of a US official, which is a crime. In any case, O'Donnell m...


Damian Green sacked after 'misleading' statements over computer porn allegations

His previous statements regarding the presence of pornography "were inaccurate and misleading", according to the report. It said "that with competing and cont...


Following Trump's report, China urges United States to accept its rise

China's Foreign Ministry on Monday defended trade with the United States as a win-win scenario ahead of a speech by U.S. President Donald Trump laying out a new...


Country singer faces DUI charge after crash at Eustis McDonald's drive-thru

Michael Ray , whose real name is Michael Ray Roach, was waiting in the drive-thru line when his Jeep Wrangler struck the auto in front of him, police said. Ra...


Sen. Leahy: 'I Regret' Urging Franken To Resign Before Ethics Committee Probe

Franken has not provided any more details on the exact date of his departure, but suggested he would leave as the Senate finished its year-end efforts on tax re...