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Tanker, freighter collide, leaving 22 missing near China

Ships and aircraft from South Korea and the USA are aiding in rescue efforts, which have been hampered by fierce fires and poisonous gases that have engulfed ...


Waseem Rizvi writes to PM, demands ban on madarsas

Continuing its attack on madrassas, the Shia Waqf Board has reportedly written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying that the education in madrassas is incre...


Weinstein activists are just puritans, say Catherine Deneuve and Catherine Millet

They write: "This expedited justice already has its victims, men prevented from practising their profession as punishment, forced to resign, etc., while the onl...


Netanyahu calls for closure of UN Palestinian refugee agency

The $125 million, a third of what the United States contributes annually, was supposed to be paid Monday. While Netanyahu apparently does not want to undermine ...


Five dead in California mudslides, Associated Press reports

Helicopters were used to pluck more than 50 people from rooftops because downed trees and power lines blocked roads, and dozens more were rescued on the ground,...


Search for missing flight MH370 set to resume

The Malaysian government is expected today to formally approve the attempt by a United States private survey company to find the wreckage of Malaysian Airlines ...


White House Denies That Adviser Was Escorted Off Set After CNN Interview

One day after a contentious interview with CNN's Jake Tapper , Miller will react to the encounter and explain the administration's plans for immigration. "...


Oprah in 2020? Allies send mixed messages on her future

Oprah has raised millions of dollars for various causes, including shelters for battered women but, like Mr Trump when he launched his White House campaign, she...


'Air bridge' for thousands of tourists resumes in Zermatt

Roads leading in and out of resort have been closed by police since Monday morning, while all trains to and from resort were cancelled on Monday night, followin...


Iran blames Britain and USA for recent unrest

He accused the USA and "the Zionists " of spending months preparing demonstrations in small towns in the hope that they would spread to the capital. Iran's jud...


Damore Complaint Shows Allegedly Widespread Intimidation of Conservatives at Google

Google targeted and punished employees who "expressed views deviating from the majority view at Google on political subjects raised in the workplace", the suit...


Australia had third-warmest year on record in 2017

The average US temperature in 2017 was 54.6 degrees F (2.6 degrees F above average), making 2017 third warmest year in 123 years of record-keeping, according to...


Fire reported on Trump Tower roof in NY

Trump's wife, Melania, and young son Barron lived in Trump Tower through the first few months of Trump's presidency, but the family moved into the White House i...


Chief minister of Pakistan's volatile Baluchistan resigns

Abbasi advised him to step down, the report said. Later, the chief minister chose to comply and headed to Governor House for talks with the governor of the pr...


Armenia can to travel visa-free to a record number of countries

Taiwan's passport, which grants holders visa-free access to 134 countries, is ranked 32nd on the Henley & Partners 2018 passport index which annually ranks pass...


After Olympic deal, North Korea figure skaters may lead team

If Seoul needs to take "prior steps" to help the North Koreans visit for the Olympics, it will consider it together with the UN Security Council and other relev...


Ecuador seeks mediator to resolve 'untenable' Assange standoff

Swedish prosecutors initially wanted Assange extradited to face the sexual assault allegations, but they dropped their investigation into him in May 2017. "No s...


Pakistan court frees anti-US cleric amid spat with Trump

Defence Minister Khurram Dastgir-Khan said that Pakistan just wants acknowledgement of its sacrifices. The State Department announced on January 4 it wo...


Massive earthquake centered in the Caribbean; tsunami possible for US territories

A tsunami is not expected on the U.S. Atlantic coast or Gulf Coast. The U.S. Tsunami Warning System has removed the Cayman Islands from its tsunami advisory m...


Sadananda Gowda urges CM Siddaramaiah to rule with seriousness

While addressing the rally, BJP leader Adityanath accused Siddaramaiah of intermixing religion and politics and following the footsteps of Congress President...