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Iraq begins battle to free western Mosul from IS

The interior ministry's Rapid Response units could also move in on the airport in the coming days, a key target before troops breach the city limits to face the...


Runaway cow leads police on wild chase in New York

The fleet-footed animal then went on run through the neighborhood, leaving chasing police in his wake. A bull is now a worldwide celebrity after running throu...


Anti-Semitism is On The Rise: Bomb Threats, Jewish Cemetery Severely Vandalized

Photos and video of the damage at Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery show clusters of headstones that have been toppled. Chesed Shel Emeth officials said on the ...


Israel fired by missiles from Egypt

The rocket fire came after the Israeli Air Force fired a drone at a vehicle carrying four members of the death cult, killing them all near Rafah, near Gaza. Pho...


Trump steps up enforcement with new immigrant-policy push

In two memos , Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly repealed all guidance given to immigration enforcement officers by the Obama administration , save for...


Greece gives ground in debt talks

Greece has said it can not cut pensions any further as demanded by the International Monetary Fund while some of its European lenders, led by Germany, have reje...


Former Obama officials say Netanyahu turned down secret peace deal

In "Trump pulls back from two-state plan" (02/16/17), the Washington Post reporters state that Israel's Prime Minister Netanyahu's reason for caution of a two...


Attack in Somali capital a reminder of extremists' indifference towards human life

He said the attack came at a time when Somalia is preparing for the inaugural celebrations of its newly elected Federal President, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed "Fa...


U.S. lawmakers call for relisting N. Korea as state sponsor of terrorism

During their meeting , Tillerson "highlighted the increasing threat posed by North Korea's nuclear and missile programs and urged China to use all available to...


Powerful storm prompts flood, surf, and wind warnings in SoCal

Flash-flood watches affecting more than 21 million people are in effect for Los Angeles, Ventura and southern Santa Barbara counties, the National Weather Se...


South Korea Holds Security Meeting Over Death of Kim Jong Un's Half-Brother

A post mortem on Mr Kim's body was completed yesterday evening despite objections from North Korean officials in Malaysia, Malaysian government sources said. "I...


Brother of North Korean leader assassinated in Malaysia

Kim Jong Nam write a book with Japanese reporter Yoji Komi in 2012. The precise details of the man's death might be hard to confirm for some time to come, ...


Kenya doctors jailed over strike

Kenyans prepared for a midnight shutdown of all medical facilities Tuesday after the Kenya Medical Association (KMA), which represents 3,000 registered doctors,...


Killed In Taiwan Bus Crash

Numerous passengers were elderly, although the age range was early 20s to late 60s, according to city authorities. The bus carrying 45 people was left flipped...


Child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi's stolen Nobel Prize replica recovered

Police had said that it appeared that the burglars had come with an intention only to rob jewellery as the other expensive items were left untouched. He admitte...


Syrian forces, Russian air strikes retake ISIS position near Al-Bab

Turkey launched Operation Euphrates Shield in August 2016 to maintain border security citing ISIS terrorism and a desire to deny the Kurdistan Workers Party (...


Mark Warburton resigns as Rangers manager

Warburton then, Rangers claim, tried to withdraw his resignation, but the damage was done and the Gers had already made a decision to accept his original offe...


Trump urges Israel to 'act reasonably' on settlements

I want to see peace happen", Trump said in the interview published on Friday. "But we are looking at all different kinds of options", Trump said. The comm...


McCain Spurns Spicer Call for Apology Over Yemen Raid Criticism

Spicer said during the press briefing Wednesday that the White House had been in touch with Yemeni officials. Amid reports about a lack of adequate intell...


European Union top diplomat discusses Russia, Iran nuclear deal with Tillerson

Mogherini's task Thursday was to test the waters for Europe's relationship with the new Donald Trump administration, beginning with Tillerson, the top US diplom...


Why Melania Trump Wore A Red Dress At Air Force One

The suit against the publisher of the Daily Mail accused it of causing "tremendous harm" to her reputation and making it almost impossible to take advantage...


U.S. congratulates Somalia for successful election

Such scenes are unusual in the city, where security is a constant concern due to attacks from Al-Qaeda-linked Al-Shabaab militants who control many regions of t...


Nicolas Sarkozy to stand trial over illegal financing allegations

The accusations brought by the prosecutors are that he and his party falsified multiple bank accounts so they could hide $ 18 million in the presidential campai...


NYPD arrests Brooklyn man in slain jogger case

Vetrano, 30, left her home for a jog around 5 p.m. on August 2. Mr Vetrano later found her body in marshland near the Spring Creek Park running trail. Vetrano...


Israel Passes Bill That Retroactively Legalizes Jewish Settlements

Jewish Home lawmaker Shuli Moalem-Refaeli, one of the bill's sponsors, said that the West Bank is dotted with outposts that she claimed had been built over the ...


Seoul Says North Korea Has Fired Its Security Chief

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has sacked his spy chief following accusations of abuse of power , corruption and torture, a South Korean news agency has said....


A Gung Ho US Jobs Report to Kick Start 2017

The retail sector added the most positions - a total of 46,000 - with construction gaining 36,000 jobs and financial activities increasing by 32,000 jobs. (You ...


Theresa May aiming to trigger Brexit on March 9

The first crucial vote will be held tomorrow night, when dozens of Labour MPs are set to defy their leader Jeremy Corbyn to oppose the legislation. Brexit Min...


The President's Cavalry Arrives … In the Form of Rex Tillerson

The warmest applause came when Tillerson thanked Tom Shannon, the No. 3 official in the department, who had been serving as acting secretary of state until Till...


White House Defends Holocaust Statement That Doesn't Mention Jews

Thank you, President Trump. White House press secretary Sean Spicer fired back at critics who he argued are "nitpicking" President Trump's statement on the ...