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NYC Halloween Parade Marches on Hours After Terror Attack

Some paradegoers said the attack gave them more reason to show up. "I just rode 14.3 miles from my house", Joe Lepore, a 58-year-old New Yorker, told VOA. "We...


'Fake news' named word of the year

Apart from Trump, some other prominent personalities who used " fake news " in their speeches were British Prime Minister Theresa May and Opposition leader Jere...


White House on Mueller Investigation: 'Facts Are on Our Side'

Hours earlier, Trump said just that. Chuck Schumer the morning after the New York City terror attack was not political. Police have identified the driver ...


Retired police chief in New Jersey accused of hate crime, excessive force

A police chief in the U.S. state of New Jersey compared African Americans to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) armed group and expressed his desir...


Missions to Mars face potential peril: Astronaut's face threat of brain damage

It turned out that all 12 space station astronauts showed an upward shift in the brain, versus none of the six who'd returned from a short-term mission. And in ...


The 2019 Rugby World Cup Schedule Has Been Confirmed

Scotland will face the winners of the European qualification process, now led by Romania, but with Spain, Russia and Germany still in the mix. The first week...


Henry the hippo, dad of baby Fiona, dies after battling illness

Zoo officials previously said his kidneys had appeared to be shutting down. According to the zoo, the median life expectancy for a Nile hippo is 35. Fiona wa...


Myanmar's Suu Kyi visits troubled Rakhine border district

Suu Kyi heads a committee appointed towards rebuilding Rakhine and repatriating Rohingya from Bangladesh. Suu Kyi had not previously visited Rakhine state sin...


PM Modi holds rally in Himachal's Rehan, calls Congress 'laughing club'

PM Modi ripped into Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh of the Congress, projected by the party for the top post again, pointing out that he is out on bail in a co...


Worldwide report calls climate change a looming health emergency

The authors of this first report say some early adaptation efforts have been made in certain areas but that more action is urgently needed. These are the conclu...


New Zealand ranks among top ten nations on gender equality

The estimated time needed to ensure full equality in the workplace meanwhile has jumped from 80 years in 2014 to 170 years last year to 217 years now, according...


After Air Strike, Israel Warns Against Arms Shipments To Hezbollah

Reuters quotes a military commander in the alliance fighting for Damascus that a copper factory was hit. The Syrian army responded by firing a surface-to-air ...


Ousted Catalan government members to appear in Madrid court

Puigdemont "will not go to Madrid" on Thursday because "he will not have a fair trial" in Spain, Bekaert pointed out in statements quoted by the Belgian TV stat...


Shahid and Mira Kapoor's first cover shoot is pretty damn hot

While the cover featured the two of them dressed elegantly, the photoshoot of the magazine also included some solo pictures of Mira which has now caught our att...


JK: 5 jawans injured after terrorists attack CRPF vehicle in Anantnag

An operation has been launched to track down the terrorists hiding in the area. "A convoy of CRPF's 96 battalion comprising of six buses was on its way back t...


Indonesian arrested in Marawi

He said the arrested person was immediately turned over to the police and military for proper disposition. The military said male hostages were forced by the ...


Russell Crowe offers house, jobs to resettle Manus refugees in Australia

The men's plight has attracted the attention of Hollywood, with Australian star Russell Crowe describing the situation as "disgraceful". Lives lived in fear...


Pakistan's ex-PM Nawaz Sharif returns to appear in court

He was received at Benazir Bhutto International Airport by Khawaja Saad Rafique, Mushahid ullah Khan, Pervez Rasheed, Asif Kirmani, Chaudary Tanvir, Raja Zafar ...


Colin Kaepernick Will Land a Job in the NFL, Lawyer Claims

On October 15, Kaepernick filed a lawsuit against the league alleging that he was unable to get signed onto any NFL team because of collusion between the ow...


Akshay Kumar is not as villain in Rajinikanth's 2.0

One source from the Shankar (director of Robot franchise) team said " Akshay Kumar is not playing the villain in the film, however, his costume and prosthe...