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Aug 20 2016

Donald Trump Attends 'Informative' CIA Briefing: 'The Issues Are Serious'

WASHINGTON-Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will get a classified intelligence briefing on Wednesday in NY, according to officials familiar with the plans. ...

Aug 20 2016

6 injured by electric shocks from amusement park ride

All rides at the park have been shut down while an investigation is carried out. In a statement , a spokesperson for Ocean Beach Park said "Nothing is more importan...

Aug 19 2016

French towns battle to ban Muslim women's beach attire

However, Prime Minister Manuel Valls said Wednesday in the La Provence newspaper that he's not in favor of a national law against them. His comments come after a seri...

Aug 19 2016

Two children per hour seen at US ERs for stroller, carrier injuries

The data showed that the majority of the injuries (55 per cent) occurred in children who were younger than one year old, and most of the injuries occurred when children f...

Aug 19 2016

Trump reveals few details on "extreme vetting" of immigrants

Obama discarded that strategy while trying to keep enough USA influence there to prevent those two countries from crumbling. He accused the Democrats of creating a "vacuu...

Aug 19 2016

Aung Sang Suu Kyi begins first visit to China

According to Myanmar's official data, from 1988 to the end of 2015, China invested in a total of 115 projects worth over 15 billion U.S. dollars. A government commi...

Aug 18 2016

Malaysia says Indonesian fuel tanker hijacked

MMEA director-general Datuk Ahmad Puzi Abdul Kahar who confirmed the vessel was spotted in Batam said the incident sparked off due to " internal problems ". The ship wa...

Aug 18 2016

Two Chinese universities among world's top 100

The Academic Ranking of World Universities - compiled by Shanghai Jiao Tong University and issued August 15 - uses six criteria to measure excellence. The annual rank...

Aug 18 2016

Donations pour in for Baltimore 'Mom of Year' after house fire

You try to hold on, you try to do everything, you try to be strong for your children. They were throwing stuff out the back window. But when the attention waned, as det...

Aug 18 2016

Indonesia marks Independence Day by sinking illegal ships

The program, which Mr. Widodo has described as "shock therapy" is aimed at stanching some of the $20 billion which Indonesia says it loses to illegal fishing each year. I...

Aug 17 2016

'Do what is right': Governor urges top prosecutor to resign

Governor Wolf issued a statement minutes after the verdict, calling for Kathleen Kane to quit. Kane faces charges of perjury, obstructing administration of law, abuse...

Aug 17 2016

Hundreds protest hero burial for Philippine dictator Marcos

Victims who endured torture and imprisonment during late Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos' two-decade-long reign, protest against the possible return of any Marcos to...

Aug 17 2016

Minecraft for Oculus Rift download available now

From that date it will be available to buy direct from the company as well as from a selection of United Kingdom stores and websites , including Amazon .co.uk, John ...

Aug 17 2016

Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks Late Thursday Night

CDT. The Perseids are having an "outburst", which will mean that up to 200 meteors per hour might be visible. The Perseid Meteor Shower peaks Thursday night into ...

Aug 17 2016

Japan economy slows in second quarter

Global Investors Inc in San Antonio, citing a research note. China published weaker-than-expected investment, lending, retail spending and factory output data on Friday...

Aug 17 2016

Ailes helping Trump ahead of presidential debates

Taking a bit of the wind out of the Trump campaign's statement, Trump adviser/surrogate Jack Kingston subsequently said today, "I don't think any campaign is going to te...

Aug 17 2016

Administration OKs new fuel-efficiency standards for trucks

The agency also claimed the rules will provide $230 billion in societal benefits, including benefits to our climate. The new rules likely will drive up the costs of truck...

Aug 17 2016

Britain could win 'special status' but must get on with Brexit: Germany

A report released in the run up to the referendum claimed that 90 percent of farming businesses would be wiped out thanks to the loss of subsidies from the Common Agr...

Aug 17 2016

Stratford mosquitoes test positive for West Nile

Stratford is one of a handful of towns in which West Nile Virus-carrying mosquitoes have been detected. Usually transmitted by mosquito bites, the virus poses the great...

Aug 17 2016

Furious Michael Conlan: 'F**king cheats, amateur boxing stinks'

IRISH TEAM COACH Zaur Antia is one of many boxing voices to dismiss the judges' decisions in Rio. It is the second disputed win of the tournament for Nikitin, after he ...