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Oct 13 2016

President Barack Obama considers 'proportional' response to Russian DNC hack

The Obama administration plans a "proportional" response to punish Russian Federation for hacking into the Democratic National Committee and other cyberattacks aimed at...

Oct 13 2016

Israeli Navy Intercepts Gaza-Bound Pro-Palestinian Ship

Organizers said the Israeli navy intercepted the boat about 40 miles (60 kilometers) from the Gaza coast on Wednesday and took over the vessel without any resistance....

Oct 13 2016

Theresa May U-turns and agrees to Parliament Brexit debate Article 50

Meanwhile, the pound has been losing ground to other currencies and reached a 31-year low last Friday amid reports of a "hard" Brexit that would cut the United Kingdom ...

Oct 13 2016

Despite PMO gag, Dawn stands firm on civilian-military rift story

The Karachi Press Club has asked the government to withdraw a travel ban on a Dawn journalist who reported alleged differences between the military and civilian leaders...

Oct 13 2016

Pak practices terrorism, military cooperation will create problems: India to Russian Federation

The Brics (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) summit, which begins in Goa on October 15, has a multi-layered agenda, but the issue of terrorism will be a key ...

Oct 13 2016

Retailer hhgregg adds to list of stores closing on Thanksgiving

Mall of America, the biggest shopping mall in the USA, has also announced it will close on Thanksgiving Day this year. Office supplies retailer Staples announced last...

Oct 11 2016

Turkish military says killed 417 Kurdish militants since August

Turkish officials said that a vehicle bomb targeting a checkpoint in Semdinli district of Turkey's Hakkari province killed 10 soldiers and eight civilians and wounded a d...

Oct 11 2016

US House Speaker Ryan Tells Lawmakers He Won't 'Defend' Trump

One person involved in the call said Ryan has not withdrawn his support for Trump , but has said he won't defend him, either. Another person involved in the call said ...

Oct 10 2016

Arvind Kejriwal becomes Pakistan's New Hero; Shame for Indian Politics

A big hoarding at the BJP office in Lucknow , featuring the PM and the Defence Minister, "salutes" the army "for carrying out surgical strikes targeting terror camps" ac...

Oct 09 2016

Donald Trump's running mate Mike Pence 'offended' by sexual assault remarks

That's the pronoun he chose in new audio from 2005, published Friday by The Washington Post . "When you're a star they let you do it", Trump says. "You can do anything...

Oct 09 2016

Creepy clown sightings spook America

And two suburban school districts on Long Island recently beefed up security after alerting police of clown reports . "To our knowledge this whole clown incident in Dod...

Oct 09 2016

Canadian government says it will implement carbon tax by 2018

Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who took power last November promising to do more to protect the environment, said carbon pollution would cost C$10 a tonne in 2018...

Oct 07 2016

Abbas asks to participate in Peres' funeral

Peres attended school and worked on an agricultural commune known as a kibbutz. " Shimon was the essence of Israel itself". Following Peres's death, Clinton calle...

Oct 06 2016

Indian Doctors Flown In To Meet UK Staff Shortages

Hunt hopes that by boosting the number of places now, he will have a pipeline of British-trained doctors ready in time. What we want is for them to guarantee us a period ...

Oct 06 2016

Poland Looks Ready To Give Up On Tighter Abortion Restrictions

Passed in 1993, the current restrictive law bans all abortions unless there was rape or incest, the pregnancy poses a health risk to the mother or the fetus is severely...

Oct 06 2016

Stunned president tries to save peace deal after voters say No

The former president and backer of Washington's murderous "Plan Colombia " attacked the peace deal - hammered out over four years of delicate negotiations in the Cuban...

Oct 06 2016

Kelly Clarkson Knows That Motherhood Struggles Pair Best With Wine

Kelly Clarkson is human and like most humans, she makes mistakes. The American Idol alum, who's faced criticism in the past for her weight, also showed off her new s...

Oct 05 2016

Duterte Invokes Hitler in Defense of Killing Drug Users, Pushers in Philippines

According to the Kill List maintained by the The Philippine Daily Inquirer , 1,166 drug dealers have been killed since Duterte took office on June 30. His comments we...

Oct 05 2016

Article 50 to be invoked early next year

Prime Minister Theresa May has said she won't initiate the discussions before the end of the year. The meeting, the first of its kind, was held on Tuesday so that Oliv...

Oct 04 2016

Salman Khan slams Pakistani actors ban in Bollywood

Country comes first, then artists". "Who'll guard borders? Salman Khan? " said Thackeray. "Artwork and terrorism are two distinct subjects". Thackeray said what would ...