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Paris Agreement to take effect in 30 days

European nations, Canada, Bolivia and Nepal raised backing for the 2015 Paris Agreement to countries representing 56.87 per cent of world greenhouse gas emissio...


Teen activist back in Hong Kong after Thailand denies entry

He boarded Hong Kong Airlines flight HX772 from Bangkok this afternoon after he was detained at Suvarnabhumi Airport. The group said it got word early Wedne...


Brad Pitt investigated for child abuse

If anyone makes an allegation of child abuse, the spokeswoman said , the department investigates the matter. "I don't know the status of LAPD , I am told...


Protests force week-long shutdown at South African universities

However, Twitter users - using the hashtag #feesmustfall - said that some students also offered flowers to the police, and shouted "we want peace". Bigger p...


Turkey suspends 12800 police officers from duty

The main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) has accused the government of seeking to capitalise on the coup to stifle dissent, with the party leader, Ke...


GfK Poll: Third party backers a wild card in 2016 race

But as political maven Stump Connolly astutely pointed out to me, many of those readers willing to hold their noses and vote for Donald Trump because they desp...


Attention 'Gilmore Girls' Fans: You Can Finally Drink Coffee at Luke's Diner!

The revival of Gilmore Girls brings back the popular mother-daughter dramedy that aired from 2000 to 2007. Coffee lovers and Gilmore Girls fans alike should...


All 8 Harry Potter films returning to theaters

Harry Potter is headed back to Imax . Theaters have the options of selling tickets in a bunch of ways, including single movie, full access and three/four movi...


Deutsche Bank shares up as investors await fine amount

The bank's USA shares closed down 6.7 percent at USD11.48 after earlier falling to as low as USD11.185. The Corporate & Investment Bank group division comprises...


US service member killed by IED in Afghanistan

The death occurred as the US military assisted Afghan forces with offensives in two other parts of the country. Several foreign insurgents were also among tho...


Philippine president says to order review of defense pact with US

Duterte has earned criticism not only from the USA but also from the United Nations, nongovernmental organizations and the influential Catholic Church in the Ph...


Amber Rudd considers tighter controls on foreign workers and students

Rudd added that the move to bring in worldwide employees to the United Kingdom had become a "box-ticking exercise", and that certain companies "get away" withou...


Pakistan, India try to defuse tensions after fire exchanges

Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who is in Leh for a two-day visit, said the government was determined to fight it out and that security forces were giving a "befit...


Pope, in surprise visit, comforts survivors of Italian quake

The devastated area was only 50 kilometres from the city of L'Aquila, which was hit by a 2009 quake in which more than 300 people perished. Soon after news of...


Supreme Court starts new term with more questions than answers

Given the national implications, the DOJ pushed for the court to reconsider the case when it has a ninth justice. To be sure, there are a few close cases to w...


Thousands of people rescued in single day of Mediterranean missions

The coastguard said it co-ordinated 39 rescues on Monday in the sea about 30 miles north of Tripoli. The coastguard coordinated the rescue of the boats, most ...


Clinton, Trump Jockey on Fighting Terrorism

According to the 2008 National Election Pool exit poll , 98% of black voters and 23% of white voters in Georgia supported Obama that year, when he lost the sta...


Lions struggle offensively in 3rd straight loss

They made my job a lot easier. "They've done a great job at protecting me and I think that's kind of coming along with them getting together and molding togethe...


India, Pakistan soldiers exchange fire across frontier, no casualties

The army chief reviewed the operational preparedness of the army along the borders in the wake of heightened tension . There were no reports of any damage ...


Obama signs short-term bill to fund government past election

The legislation gives victims' families the right to sue in USA court for any role that elements of the Saudi government may have played in the 2001 attacks. "W...


Hungary kicks off referendum on EU-backed refugee placement

Turnout needed to exceed the 50% plus-one-vote threshold to be valid. But the turnout was 43.9 percent, the National Election Office said. "Orban was able to ...


No. 4 MI wins Big Ten showdown over No. 8 Wisconsin

MI leads series 49-14-1. After watching them shock LSU and massacre Michigan State, opponents are finally starting to take notice of the upstart Badgers. An...


Analyst breaks down CMPD Keith Scott body and dash cam videos

The released portion of the bodycam footage shows Scott momentarily standing outside of the SUV, the door still open, before falling to the ground, where office...


West Indies wins toss, elects to field in 1st ODI

The green team can make one change to their side as Umar Akmal might be included in the playing XI. Pakistan , ranked number one in Test cricket, have slumpe...


Alicia Machado, Woman Trump Allegedly Called 'Miss Piggy,' Is Ex-Miss Universe

After her win in 1996, Machado reportedly gained around 60 pounds, CNN had reported ( according to Machado , she said she gained closer to 15 pounds, accord...


Members Killed By Airstrikes, US Military Says

The jets took off from the Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier on Friday in the eastern Mediterranean for a mission against Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL...


Thailand reports Asia's first Zika babies

The World Health Organization (WHO) today asked countries across its South-East Asia Region, including India, to continue to take decisive action to prevent, de...


Sheriff: School counselor convinces student to hand over gun

The boy handed over the gun after talking for 45 minutes and has now been jailed on charges of possessing a gun and making threats. As for Hudgens - who's bee...


Supreme Court Will Hear Ban On Offensive Trademarks

The case was one of eight the court added to its docket Thursday, bringing its case load up to 39 for the term starting next week. Native Americans have sued t...


Pakistan says India will 'disintegrate' when Kashmir is free

Taking a jibe at Pakistan for its engagement in terrorist activities, Mark Toner said Pakistan harbours terrorist groups that operate within its own borders and...


Saudi Arabia Losing Influence in the United States

The deal involves more than 100 main battle tanks, machine guns, smoke grenade launchers, night-vision devices, vehicles to recover damaged tanks from the battl...


African elephant numbers hit 25-year lows

More than 24,000 elephants died from poaching in 2015, according to Born Free , an global wildlife charity. "It is clear from these recent reports that we ar...


Gabon court upholds President Ali Bongo's election win

However, in a ruling late on Friday, it refused to accept copies of vote tally sheets provided as evidence by Ping, stating he had failed to prove their authent...


Pentagon confirms ISIL tried to use mustard gas on USA troops

Instead they would help the Iraqi military coordinate and prepare a mission. Mosul, Iraq's second largest city, has been under IS control for the past two y...


China Probes North Korea Bank Suspected of Nuclear Link

Or worse, they allow Pyongyang to claim the high road - insisting it's seeking an avenue to peace - despite its years of cheating on past deals. The flags of ...