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India's top court again dismisses petition to ban Padmavati

The irked bench, however, did not impose cost on Sharma keeping in view the fact that he has been a practising lawyer of the apex court. The court also took "se...


Trump's White House might ban staff from using personal mobile phones

The report said the policy under consideration is not because of President Donald Trump's concerns of administration officials leaking sensitive information to ...


USA warns of 'damage to bilateral ties, Pakistan's reputation' over Hafiz's release

Even as the United States is expressing "deep concerns" over the release of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) founder and Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed , the mast...


Missing Argentine Submarine: ARA San Juan Crew Possibly In 'Extreme Survival Situation'

A total of 15 countries, including the United States, Britain, Russia and France, are helping to search for the ARA San Juan , which has 44 crew members on boa...


Indonesia volcano forces mass evacuation, shuts Bali airport

Another possible route is a ferry to the neighbouring island of Lombok and then a flight to Java though ash temporarily closed Lombok's airport on Sunday and th...


Dictionary.com chooses 'complicit' as its 2017 word of the year

Addressing The Associated Press lexicographer Jane Solomon said: "This year, a conversation that keeps on surfacing is what exactly it means to be complicit ...


WaPo accuses conservative activists of pushing fake Moore allegations

But the whole thing was a trap-meant to embarrass the paper and discredit their journalism, set into motion by Project Veritas, a conservative organization kn...


Don Burke denies sexual abuse allegations

If only they'd had some sort of position of power to intervene, ' Imogen wrote in a tweet laced with sarcasm. "What I know is as a person who does have ethics...


Washington says it will reduce support to groups fighting IS

The statement comes three days after Turkey said US President Donald Trump told President Recep Tayyip Erdogan he had issued instructions that weapons sho...


Michigan, Enbridge reach deal to boost safety of pipelines

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) - The Latest on an agreement between MI and Enbridge Inc. on oil pipelines under the Straits of Mackinac. Enbridge has disclosed in ...


Will go back, finish sermon: Egypt Imam injured in attack

Egyptian mosques held funeral prayers Saturday while churches bells rang out across the country over Friday's deadly mosque attack in Sanai. Among the victims w...


Supreme Court Passes on Review of Open Carry and 'Assault Weapons' Bans

The justices did not provide any explanation for denying a review of the case. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/FilesThe court turned away an appeal by several Maryland re...


US Senate Tax Bill Would Add $1.4t to Deficits

The Senate plan, like the House plan, proposes to cut the corporate rate from 35 percent to 20 percent. He was scheduled to deliver the same message to Republic...


Adidas claims ex-coach Rick Pitino 'supported' plan to pay Louisville recruits

The evidence cited by Adidas against Pitino from the complaint includes allegations that the former coach was asked to call an Adidas executive, James Gatto, to...


New Year's Eve terror attack foiled, man arrested

Deputy Commissioner Shane Patton said the Australian-born man, who was born to Somali parents, is believed to have unsuccessfully tried to obtain an automatic r...


Republican US senators to watch in the debate on the tax bill

He noted that the bill will make it easier for job creators to reduce the effects of "double taxation". As Republicans scramble to shore up the votes needed...


Sophia The AI Robot Now Wants To Start An AI Family

Sophia the humanoid, created by Hanson Robotics in Hong Kong, predicted that fellow robots will eventually create families and have "complex emotions", accor...


Trump drops 'Pocahontas' gibe to Native American veterans

Trump praised the code talkers "bravery" and said "from the heart, from the absolute heart, we appreciate what you've done". "Although we have a representativ...


8 bodies found in ship washed ashore

A 68-year-old woman who saw the boat Monday morning said rescue workers carried the remains ashore one after another using stretchers. The coast guard would n...


Christian charity calls for an end to gender-based violence

One of the major challenges to efforts to prevent and end violence against women and girls worldwide is the substantial funding shortfall. Parliament also pro...