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SUV mows down 19 pedestrians in Melbourne

Victoria state police said they had arrested the driver of the vehicle after it "collided with a number of pedestrians" in downtown Melbourne at a busy interse...


Salvation Army Kettle Campaign donations down

The person or people responsible have been donating coins by dropping them in holiday kettles for at least four or five years, said Andrew Shiels, Warren corps ...


Gujarat Cong does 'Chintan' for 2019, Rahul visiting Ahmedabad on 23

Congress party on Wednesday commenced three-day consultations here to analyse its strong showing in the recent Gujarat Assembly elections. "It was thought that ...


Michael Ray Issues Statement Following DUI Arrest

Driving a 2012 orange Jeep, " Michael said he was in the drive thru and his foot slipped off the pedal causing him to hit the back of the" 2016 blue Scion in f...


Frigid temperatures through the next week, more snow likely by Friday

Friday we have an approaching front that will stall to our west. And while the weather is looking like it will clear up Sunday with some sun and a high nea...


Trump provides premiere curtailment of prison pronouncement

Before his conviction, Rubashkin ran a massive kosher meat-processing company in Iowa. The White House issued a statement announcing the commutation, whic...


'This vote will be remembered': Haley says of UN Jerusalem vote

The US president, earlier, threatened to cut off financial aid to countries that will back a United Nations resolution opposing the recognition al-Quds as the I...


British mother Nazanin Ratcliffe eligible for early release

Zaghari-Ratcliffe's high-profile case has become intertwined with the foreign secretary's political career since he made an erroneous statement last month, wh...


Four People Killed after Ferry Capsizes off Remote Philippine Island

More recently, the Kim Nirvana ferry capsized shortly after departure off the city of Ormoc in the central Philippines in 2015, killing 61 people. The ferry...


European Court of Justice says Uber is a taxi firm

In a surprisingly quick turn of events, the court has decided that Uber is, in fact, a taxi company, and should be regulated as such. As a result of the decis...


EU Court Says You're a Taxi Company

The decision, which can't be appealed, clarifies for the first time that connecting people via an application to non-professional drivers forms an integral part...


Didi Chuxing, a Chinese Rival to Uber, Raises $4 Billion

Existing investors in the company include Apple, Tencent and Alibaba. The company has already raised $13 billion from investors including Alibaba, Tencent and...


North Korean soldier walks through fog to defect

The defense ministry said there was no gunfire from the North when the soldier appeared. He crossed the border just after 8:00 a.m. local time, the country's mi...


Russia Calls US Security Strategy 'Imperial,' China Denounces 'Cold War' Thinking

By accusing the US of failing to live up to its global responsibilities, China was appropriating an argument that previous American presidents have used agains...


Theresa May's deputy Damian Green QUITS over computer porn storm

But a report's conclusions found that Green's official version of events "were inaccurate and misleading", May's letter goes on to say. "The unfounded and dee...


Negligence caused deadly bus crash, says Mexican state prosecutor

Mexican authorities said 18 other people were injured in the accident. Mexico's Secretary of Tourism tweeted earlier that seven people remain in critical condit...


Turkey seeks jail for National Basketball Association player Kanter

Enes Kanter is known for having some fun on Twitter and throwing some disses at opponents like LeBron James from time to time. The 25-year-old basketball pla...


Al Franken will resign from the Senate on January 2

Gov. Tina Smith , a Democrat. I'm taking to the Senate floor to give the first of what will be a series of final speeches, this one focused on my work to impr...


Woman pleads guilty to boyfriend's death in YouTube stunt

Monalisa Perez of Halstad, Minnesota, shot her boyfriend through a book he was holding to his chest for a stunt the couple meant to upload to YouTube . Perez ...


Voters prefer Democrats in control of Congress by 11 points

Ronald Reagan had previously held the historic low with a 49 percent approval in December of 1981. According to the CNN poll , a broad 59 per cent of Ameri...