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Sep 13 2016

Boxer Manny Pacquiao backs Philippine President Duterte over bust-up with Obama

US President Barack Obama urged President Rody Duterte on Thursday to conduct his war on drugs "the right way", after 3,000 people were killed in the crackdown in just ...

Sep 13 2016

Trial of ex-SS medic who served at Auschwitz begins in Germany

Prosecutors had asked the chief judge to recuse himself because he had been unwilling to start the trial in the first case, citing Mr Zafke's poor health, before being ov...

Sep 13 2016

UK education reforms spark debate on class and the classroom

Instead, she said her reforms were created to provide "a good school place for every child and one that caters for their individual needs". Starting a major attempt t...

Sep 13 2016

FSU's Derwin James to undergo surgery on knee today

In his Monday press conference, Seminoles' head coach Jimbo Fisher announced that the injury would require surgery to fix some minor cartilage damage in James' knee. Th...

Sep 13 2016

Green Party's Jill Stein charged with trespassing, mischief

Green Party Presidential Candidate Jill Stein has been charged with trespassing and mischief linked to a protest over a North Dakota pipeline . According to the auth...

Sep 13 2016

Palestinian leader accuses Israel of 'ethnic cleansing'

In his video , Netanyahu said: "T$3 he Palestinian leadership actually demands a Palestinian state with one pre-condition: No Jews". "I am perplexed by this notion", ...

Sep 13 2016

Woman Kissed by Sailor in Iconic VJ Day Photo Dies at 92

When the news of Japan's unconditional surrender was announced on August 14, 1945 people spontaneously rushed into the streets of NY to celebrate. It was first publishe...

Sep 13 2016

India's War On Biryani Mixes Caste, Religion, Cow-Avenging Vigilantes

In July this year violent protests broke out across the state of Gujarat after a Hindu gang beat and publicly humiliated four low-caste youths accused of killing a cow....

Sep 13 2016

Ohio gas prices down to start the workweek

Topeka- $2.07/g, down 1.9 cents per gallon from last week's $2.09/g. They say if oil prices continue to drop, then the pump prices will follow. That's 9 cents below the a...

Sep 13 2016

Abby Wambach says she abused alcohol, pills for years

Retired U.S. soccer star Abby Wambach , who pleaded guilty to driving under the influence earlier this year, said she long struggled with alcohol and drug abuse until ...

Sep 13 2016

John Kerry addresses students at IIT-Delhi

Kerry stressed on the tightening of relations between biggest two democracies, said, "Strengthening Indo-US relations is a top priority for the United States". "Pakistan ...

Sep 12 2016

Muslim pilgrims begin hajj, but this year without Iranians

Absent from this year's Hajj will be tens of thousands of Iranian pilgrims after talks between Tehran and Riyadh on logistics and security fell apart in May. This year's ...

Sep 12 2016

Marking 15 years since 9/11, ceremony keeps personal focus

Americans mark 15 years since the September 11, 2001 attacks. Tom Acquarviva's 29-year-old son Paul was one of 658 employees of financial services firm Canter Fitzgeral...

Sep 12 2016

Hillary Clinton leaves 9/11 event feeling 'overheated'

This story has been corrected to reflect that Clinton said "basket of deplorables, ' not "bucket of deplorables" in reference to 'half" of Trump's supporters. Senior F...

Sep 12 2016

Fresh clashes in south Kashmir, dozens injured

In another clashes, 23-year-old Yawar Mushtaq was killed in forces action in Batengoo village of south Kashmir's Anantnag district, taking the overall death toll in the c...

Sep 12 2016

Go after instigators of violence in Kashmir: Rajnath Singh to forces

The meeting, however, has its own importance in the backdrop of the Kashmir unrest. However, the army, which is neither trained in nor equipped with non-lethal weapons,...

Sep 12 2016

Obama to lead nation in remembering those killed on 9/11

The President said that although a lot has changed over the past 15 years, the core values that define us as Americans have remained the same. With his second term dom...

Sep 11 2016

Junior doctors set to strike for FIVE consecutive days

He told the BBC: "The reason this dispute has become protracted is not because anybody on our side wanted it to be protracted". Dr Mark Porter, chair of the BMA counc...

Sep 11 2016

Labour leadership rivals Jeremy Corbyn and Owen Smith heckled during TV debate

During her fiery attack, the Prime Minister also quoted a Twitter user when highlighting the response Mr Corbyn got after he asked Twitter followers for questions to as...

Sep 11 2016

Trump insists, falsely, that he opposed Iraq war

Clinton characterized these comments as "unpatriotic" Thursday morning. Clinton has said in the past that the IS group has used footage of Trump in its recruitment eff...