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Trump then and now: How the President-elect has changed since his election

President-elect Donald Trump's visit to The New York Times is to consist of a private meeting with the publisher followed by an on-the-record session with Ti...


Nine killed by tropical storm Hurricane Otto in Costa Rica

Neighbouring Nicaragua, which was also hit by Otto, reported no casualties although a number of buildings were destroyed or damaged. A Costa Rican police offi...


Lt Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa appointed Pakistan's next Army chief

Besides, he also commanded infantry school and as Lt-Gen, he commanded 10 Corps. General Bajwa was working as Inspector General Training and Evaluation, at GH...


European Union gets tough: Malta's PM says Brexit is lose-lose situation

But EU officials say the type of transition needed will depend on how London sees its ultimate new relationship with the bloc - still a mystery. However, in ord...


Seoul and Tokyo sign intel-sharing pact to defend against Pyongyang

South Korea and Japan signed a military intelligence sharing agreement on Wednesday to better defend against North Korea threats. Several of the missiles that N...


France's Fabius confused by Trump statements on climate

Asked if he thought human activity was linked to climate change, Trump responded: "I think there is some connectivity. Some, something. It depends on how much",...


Germany's Angela Merkel Says She'll Run For Fourth Term In 2017

Merkel has angered many voters with her decision to open Germany's borders to migrants, mostly from war zones in the Middle East. However, she has also come...


Turkey PM says withdrawing controversial child sex conviction bill

The Turkish government agreed to the revision of a bill which would allow men convicted of statutory rape to go free if they married their victims, after thousa...


Nazi-obsessed Briton found guilty of murdering lawmaker Jo Cox

Judge Alan Wilkie denounced Mair's action, saying: "It is clear. that your inspiration is not love of country or your fellow citizens, it is an admiration for N...


Rohingya flee to Bangladesh to escape Myanmar military strikes

The Rohingya, who number about one million, are seen by many of Myanmar's Buddhist majority as illegal migrants from Bangladesh. Md Ayub, a Rohingya who succe...


Colombia, FARC sign peace in sober ceremony amid opposition

The new, revised accord will be submitted to Congress for approval, rather than put to another referendum, they added. The original peace deal was rejected by...


Thunderstorm Asthma Killed Four People in Australia

Noble Park father-of-two, Clarence Leo, and 35-year-old man, Apollo Papadopoulos, died after suffering asthma attacks, also believed to be due to the weather ev...


Turkey will retaliate for death of Turkish soldiers in Syria: prime minister

He told reporters that the alleged air strike won't affect the Turkish army's determination to clear northern Syria of "terrorist groups". In the case of ...


7.4 quake strikes near Fukushima in Japan

Coastal residents fled to higher ground as a powerful quake sent a series of moderate tsunamis toward Japan's northeastern shore Tuesday and fueled concerns abo...


Salvation Army in need of pies for holiday season

In Edmonton, 30 kettles will be installed at a variety of locations to raise money for the charity. "If a church or community organization can volunteer togethe...


Obama 'pardons' one last turkey ahead of Thanksgiving holiday

According to the Des Moines Register , this is the sixth time a turkey from Iowa will be pardoned by a president. He joked that, for the past eight years, he...


Malaysia detains 12 activists ahead of anti-PM rally

Bersih means "clean" in the Malay language. Protesters clad in yellow shirts marched through the heart of Kuala Lumpur - bringing traffic to a standstill in...


Oshoala nets four goals as Nigeria pounds Mali 6-0

Nigeria's exhilarating performance against Mali has made them fearsome opponents, with Arsenal Ladies striker Asisat Oshoala winning the admiration of many...


Bacary Sagna not surprised by Yaya Toure's renaissance

The Ivorian, though, owned up to what was in essence his agent Dmitri Seluk's mistakes - issuing an apology before being welcomed back to the fold by his manage...


Russia says detention of its soldiers near Crimea was "provocation"

The SBU added that the men stood accused of "desertion and treason" and had been detained at a checkpoint after crossing the administrative frontier between Rus...


Two tourists robbed on Paris highway in €5 million heist

Paris police has launched an investigation after the driver of the Bentley reported the robbery. The incident comes a month after American reality television st...


Trump calls New Zealand to express quake sorrow

President-elect Donald Trump has called New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key to pass on his sympathies for the powerful natural disaster that killed two people...


Knicks beat Hawks after players have a 'long conversation' with Phil Jackson

Kyle O'Quinn was told during pregame he would start, and rookie Marshall Plumlee had to rush into the city by train then taxi after he received a morning phon...


Death Toll in Northern India Train Derailment Jumps to 63

We're joined on the phone by CCTV's Shweta Bajaj, who is in the capital New Delhi and has the details. One carriage was nearly lying on its side, and appeared...


Iraqi special forces pause in Mosul push due to poor weather

Facing them is a 100,000-strong coalition of Iraqi government forces, Kurdish fighters and Shia paramilitary units. Later Thursday, officials said a suicide a...


Violence in northern Syria kills 12

Waddah Abed Rabbo, editor-in-chief of pro-regime Syrian daily Al-Watan, said Trump's win came as a "nice surprise" in Damascus. Aleppo, once Syria's second la...


Obama gathers key Europe leaders amid questions about Trump

This was accompanied by supportive statements regarding Britain's June 23 referendum vote to exit the European Union, with Trump declaring, "I think the Europea...


Trump battles back against charges of transition tumult

Trump's lawyer has said Trump's business holdings will be placed into a blind trust with his three oldest children in charge. In a " 60 Minutes " interview ...


No reasonable officer would have killed Castile

Reynolds, Castile's fiancée, was quoted on the video as saying Castile was reaching for his driver's license. Prosecutors announced Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016, th...


Trump hosts potential cabinet contenders at NJ golf club

In this photo taken October 16, 2015, Rep. Mike Pompeo, R-Kansas speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren, a leader of the pa...


Thousands March on Trump Tower in Fourth Day of Protests

Rallies in Oakland have at times become unruly, but those who came to the lake held hands and chanted, "We reject the president-elect". Yasso, who said she wa...


Some Turkish military at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation have requested asylum, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation chief says

Stoltenberg added that there has been a change in the Turkish personnel in NATO-led military posts after the officials left their positions. They are all tryi...


Obama, conceding no fault, struggles to explain Trump's rise

In National Public Radio's recently released article " Here Is What Donald Trump Wants To Do In His First 100 Days ", his propositions included, "I will lift th...


China slammed for fat-shaming Kim Jong

Further details were not available, including who else will also be attending. The focus has been placed on how to cover the "loopholes" in the previous resol...


Ape in heels controversy

Staffers at the Clay County Development Corp. told WSAZ that Taylor had been removed from her position . The council meeting was brief, with councilman J...