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North Korea to send cheer squad and athletes to Winter Olympics

It was a radically different tone from the rhetoric of recent months, which have seen the North's leader Kim Jong-Un and US President Donald Trump trade persona...


One dead, another injured in blast outside Stockholm train station

The underground station of Varby Gard and an adjacent square were closed while police carry out checks, they said in a statement. A man died and one woman w...


Hit-and-run driver sought in California crash that killed 2

The CHP is blaming the deaths on a wrong-way driver from North Highlands . At least six people were killed in a fiery crash involving a driver going the wron...


Top tech lobby joins legal battle to keep 'net neutrality'

The group said it would also continue to push for legislation to restore "strong, enforceable net neutrality protections through a legislative solution". The In...


California Rep. Royce won't seek re-election

Since President Donald Trump took office, Republicans have come under fire at town halls and other public events for backing high-profile GOP priorities, includ...


Ex-Iranian president Ahmadinejad arrested for inciting violence

The protests against rising prices and unemployment were suddenly turned into anti-government power display events. However, none of Tehran based news outlets...


Japan, S.Korea discuss inter-Korean talks

But the government will likely not seek to renegotiate or scrap the deal for fear of undermining bilateral relations with Japan, according to the source. The de...


US Special counsel may question Donald Trump on Russian Federation probe

Lawyers for President Donald Trump are anticipating a request for the President to talk to special counsel Robert Mueller and are discussing how to define the p...


Security forces gun down terrorist in central Kashmir

Encounter between armed forces and terrorists holed up inside a home in Jammu and Kashmir's Badgam district. Officials are searching for two more militants, Gr...


Ex-Finmeccanica CEO acquitted in AgustaWestland chopper deal

The Choppergate was touted as the biggest defence scandal after Bofors. Both were cleared on charges of committing worldwide corruption at the first-instance ...


MS 'religious liberty' bill allowed to stand

The nation's highest court today, January 8, chose to leave in place a federal appeals court ruling that allowed the law to take effect. The conservative All...


Midnight marriages usher in Australia's same-sex wedding laws

Long-time marriage equality advocate Rodney Croome attended the women's wedding. Amid scenes of jubilation same-sex couples were quick to lodge formal intenti...


Pierce County Deputy killed in line of duty

During the ensuing chase, police believe at least one of the suspects fired shots. He's survived by three young boys. A suspect in the shooting death of a Pie...


U.S. military chopper makes emergency landing in Okinawa

Just before the New Year, Okinawans held a protest against the US Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, triggered by two incidents, in which helicopters flying from...


Judge Dismisses Case Involving Armed Standoff With Federal Agents

Cliven Bundy emerged to supporters' cheers, while environmental and conservation advocates anxious that the dismissal of his charges would bolster "violent and ...


32 missing, including 30 Iranians, in sea collision in China

The huge fire was still raging Monday morning around the stricken vessel, which had been carrying 136,000 tonnes of light crude oil, some 36 hours after it coll...


NYC Pedestrian Deaths Drop 32 Percent Last Year

Pedestrian deaths in the city plummeted 32 percent in 2017 compared to the previous year - but cyclist deaths are still on the rise, according to statistics rel...


China opposes USA 'finger pointing' at Pakistan

State Department asserts that Taliban and Haqqani network fighters are using western Pakistan as a base for their attacks on government forces in Afghanisan, an...


Another 181 Nigerians Return From Libya

About 490 Nigerians have returned from Libya on Sunday, January 7, 2017. "They talked about various abuses - systematic, endemic, and exploitation of all kind...


Alabama assistant Derrick Ansley to become Colorado State's defensive coordinator

Defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt accepted the Tennessee coaching job in December. According to a report, the Alabama Crimson Tide are going to lose top ass...