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Aug 31 2016

Kremlin says reports that Uzbek President is dead not confirmed

Independence Day celebrations - which the president would always attend - are to be held on 1 September. Karimov's elder daughter Gulnara, a flamboyant figure formerly ...

Aug 31 2016

Zach McWilliams hits grand slam, Tennessee moves on in LLWS

The winners of Saturday's games play for the Little League World Series title Sunday at 2. After four straight days of play, Goodlettsville finally gets the day off F...

Aug 30 2016

Clinton says controversies behind her; Trump begs to differ

Earlier this month, Trump claimed in multiple speeches that Clinton lacks the "mental and physical stamina" required of the presidency. Yesterday at a rally in Reno...

Aug 30 2016

Tropical depression moving into the Gulf of Mexico

The storm is expected to bring heavy rainfall and flooding to Cuba, with accumulations of 4 to 8 inches, and to south Florida and the Florida Keys, with accumulations of ...

Aug 30 2016

On Syria, Democrats look to deflect the conversation

During the primary, Trump vowed to deport all of the estimated 11 million people in the USA illegally. "You see someone who is engaging the American people, listening to ...

Aug 30 2016

Scores of Houthis killed in Yemen fighting

Zarif, speaking from Chile, said Kerry's remarks show the USA government is "an accomplice in Saudi war crimes against the innocent people of Yemen". According to the r...

Aug 30 2016

Philippine President threatens to leave UN

A PALACE official clarified Monday that the Philippines is "not decoupling" with the United Nations (UN), despite President Rodrigo Duterte's stern warning that the count...

Aug 30 2016

Bomber kills 54, wounds 67 in Yemen attack

Security officials told AFP that the attacker drove a auto bomb into a gathering of army recruits at a school in northern Aden early Monday. The men were at a staging...

Aug 30 2016

No Clinton calendar release before US vote

Nevertheless, the AP's tweet allowed Donald Trump to stand on stage at a campaign rally and declare that "fifty percent of people who saw [Clinton] had to make a contribu...

Aug 30 2016

Justin Bieber Whisks Sofia Richie Away for Birthday Getaway

Justin Bieber , pictured onstage during the 2016 Billboard Music Awards, and rumored girlfriend Sofia Richie were photographed while sharing an intimate moment during t...

Aug 30 2016

Turkey announces clearing Syrian area of terrorists

Both Turkey and the United States have ordered the main Kurdish fighting force, the Kurdish People's Protection Units, or YPG, to withdraw to the east bank of the Euphrat...

Aug 30 2016

Drug users aren't human, says Philippines' Duterte

Human rights groups have expressed alarm over the spate of killings, and United Nations -appointed human rights experts warned steps should be taken to halt the violence,...

Aug 29 2016

Two dead, 41 hurt in bus crash involving Louisiana flood-relief volunteers

State police say that the bus was en route to Baton Rouge and that the driver of the bus had no driver's license or license to operate a commercial vehicle. when a charte...

Aug 29 2016

Hurricane Gaston reforms, moves northwest in the Atlantic

The storm was located about 655 miles east southeast of Bermuda. A tropical storm watch could be issued for parts of the North Carolina coast where tropical-storm-force...

Aug 29 2016

TTIP Has 'De Facto Failed,' Says German Economic Minister

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, a full-throated advocate of the deal from the start, has said she would like the negotiations to be completed before Germany's federal el...

Aug 29 2016

Colombian Rebels Announce Final Conference of Peace Talks

Guerrilla fighters will gather at collection points and give up their weapons under United Nations supervision. Colombia and Marxist FARC rebels will ink their landmark...

Aug 29 2016

May to trigger 'EU pull-out' without parliament's vote

This push has come from the remain camp who can't get over the fact that they lost the vote. But according to the Telegraph , it seems the David Cameron's successor was ...

Aug 29 2016

French Court Says Burkinis Ban By Mayors Is Not Lawful

The court's decision was welcomed by the French Muslim Council, which described it as a "victory for the law and wisdom. that should make it possible to reduce tension". ...

Aug 29 2016

Half of Germans against Merkel serving fourth term

Sources in Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrat (CDU) party on Saturday denied a magazine report that said the German leader was delaying an announcement until s...

Aug 29 2016

41 cases of Zika have been confirmed in Singapore

Other than Sims Drive and Aljunied Crescent, MOH also identified several other areas of possible virus transmission. The Health Ministry of Singapore has also confirm...