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Apr 09 2016

US general: Number of ISIS fighters in Libya doubles

IS militants are coming to Libya from northern Africa as well as from Iraq and Syria, while some include remnants of the Libyan National Army and various militias, Rodrig...

Apr 09 2016

High-altitude balloon takes stuffed dog Sam to stratosphere

With the help of Sent Into Space - an organization that helps students at local schools dabble into the sciences - children at Morecambe Bay Community Primary School sent...

Apr 09 2016

New Myanmar government begins releasing political prisoners

In her first statement since assuming her new role as state counsellor Suu Kyi said, "I am going to try... for the immediate release of political prisoners, political act...

Apr 09 2016

Turkey, Israel Talks Over Gaza Strip Progresses

Israel's foreign ministry, contacted by AFP, declined to comment. The National Security Council's Counter-Terrorism Bureau released a statement Friday warning Israelis ...

Apr 08 2016

Clinton to participate in upcoming debate, Sanders still to confirm

The tension was evident Saturday as the campaigns bickered over scheduling a possible debate before the NY contest. " 'GMA " offered a debate during "GMA' on Friday...

Apr 08 2016

Cruz, Kasich, Palin Fish For GOP Votes In Wisconsin

Cruz is laughing about imagining Trump dropping back as quarterback and then seeing Gbaja-Biamila coming across the line. "I have been treated very unfairly", he said. Ka...

Apr 08 2016

Trump says he'll fund wall by cutting remittances

But Trump said he would withdraw the threat if Mexico made "a one-time payment" of $5 billion to $10 billion to pay for the wall. There are many problems with Trump's...

Apr 08 2016

Obama diverts Ebola funds to fight Zika; Florida leads nation in cases

In an effort to combat the virus, the White House has made a decision to take $600 million from funds set aside to fight Ebola and redirect it to expand lab capacities to...

Apr 08 2016

Aqib Javed not eyeing head coach slot

He added that he even intimated Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) of his availability when the board inquired from him. Javed, who is now coaching the United Arab Emirates (...

Apr 08 2016

Aqib Javed refuses to Head Pakistan cricket team

Surely the role of Pakistan coach is a tough job for any other country person as security could be matter of concern. Aaqib Javed has accused the Pakistan Cricket Board...

Apr 08 2016

Peace process with India suspended: Pakistan envoy

Pakistan High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit has said that Pakistan wants to have a normal and peaceful relationship with India on the basis of sovereign equality ...

Apr 08 2016

Google's Self-Driving Cars are Heading to Phoenix

Joining the growing list of cities testing Google's autonomous vehicle technology is the capital of Arizona, which on Thursday became the fourth USA city to welcome a s...

Apr 08 2016

Honda reports 10th U.S. death from Takata air bags

The 17-year old victim was driving a 2003 Honda Civic and had rear-ended a Honda CRV at an intersection. "During an inspection today, accompanied by representatives of ...

Apr 07 2016

Myanmar Swears in First Civilian Head of State Since 1962

On Thursday, an NLD lawmaker submitted the bill to the upper house to let the government appoint Suu Kyi as advisor to the state - a post that would see her fulfill rol...

Apr 07 2016

Clinton maintains strong lead in delegate count

On the Democratic side, Sanders notched an important win over Clinton, building on a slate of recent victories in the Western states: Utah, Idaho, Hawaii, Alaska and Wash...

Apr 07 2016

Republican Cruz crushes Trump in Wisconsin, says party will unite

But if the convention rejects him, will The Donald go quietly? With seven per cent of precincts reporting, Cruz, a conservative senator from Texas, was ahead with 49 pe...

Apr 07 2016

Cruz, Sanders Get Wins In Wisconsin; Bradley Wins Court Race

On the Democratic side, Senator Sanders had an easier than expected victory, leading the former secretary of state 56 to 43 per cent. A candidate needs 2,383 delegates ...

Apr 07 2016

FL Gov. Rick Scott ripped apart by Starbucks customer

Or is looking forward to finishing school? And after Scott responded by saying he helped create 1 million jobs in the state - she totally went off, shouting at the poli...

Apr 07 2016

Clinton, Sanders agree to a April 14 debate

Sanders campaign manager Jeff Weaver complained that the Nevada process of selecting delegates was dysfunctional and that the Democratic National Committee should recons...

Apr 06 2016

Sanders riding wave of momentum with 7 wins in 8 contests

Independents , who were allowed to participate in the Democratic primary, favored Sanders over Clinton by a 40-point margin, according to preliminary exit polls. Her hu...