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Apr 27 2017

In Venezuela Young man shot dead in unrest

Anti-government protesters throw stones from a highway overpass at a passing police patrol in Caracas , Venezuela, Monday, April 24, 2017. The Organization of American...

Apr 27 2017

Venezuelan forces use tear gas to block latest protest march

Protesters in Venezuela plan a high-risk march against President Nicolas Maduro Wednesday, sparking fears of fresh violence after demonstrations that have left 26 dead in...

Apr 26 2017

China launches 1st domestically-made aircraft carrier

China had no aircraft carriers until 2012 when its first one, the Liaoning, was commissioned, adding to the evidence that China's pursuit of military development has been...

Apr 26 2017

Google to Limit Offensive, Inaccurate Search Results

The fake news will be down-rated in search results by tweaking signals, such as the freshness and the frequency of a site's appearance, that are taken into account wh...

Apr 25 2017

UK Parliament approves Prime Minister's early election call

Jeremy Corbyn is resisting Mrs May's efforts to make Britain's exit from the European Union the defining issue of the election, insisting the poll instead gives voters ...

Apr 25 2017

Ivanka Trump at Berlin women's conference

Donald Trump will prioritise the European Union ahead of Britain over free-trade deals with the United States, officials have said . German Chancellor Angela Merkel an...

Apr 24 2017

Ex-Florida senator who used racial slur hired Hooters, Playboy models

Senate Democratic Leader Oscar Braynon of Miami Gardens on Friday released a statement after the announcement by Artiles of his resignation from the Florida Senate. Art...

Apr 24 2017

Florida wildfires: More than 100 fires burning, thousands evacuated

Florida Forest Service Deputy Chief John kern said they are planned for shifting weather patterns heading into the week. A mandatory evacuation was put in place Friday ...

Apr 24 2017

Egypt's Sisi to visit Saudi Arabia after tensions

Prince Khalid bin Salman has been named as Saudi Arabia's new ambassador to the USA replacing Prince Abdullah bin Faisal bin Turki, according to Saudi Press Agency (SPA)....

Apr 24 2017

Saudi king names son as U.S. envoy as ties boosted with Trump

Prince Khalid bin Salman has been named as Saudi Arabia's new ambassador to the United States replacing Prince Abdullah bin Faisal bin Turki, according to Saudi Press Age...

Apr 23 2017

Nicki Minaj Works London Streets in New Video for 'No Frauds'

Minaj released the music video for "No Frauds", her rebuttal to Remy Ma's "Shether", on Wednesday (Apr. 19, 2017). Featuring scenes shot in London and in the US, the vi...

Apr 23 2017

Lights Off, Blankets Out: Lyrid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight

Also, the best viewing should happen during the pre-dawn hours of 2-5AM. This illustration simulates the view to the east-northeast as seen from the heart of the Britis...

Apr 22 2017

Married man sends hijack hoax email to avoid trip with girlfriend

He sent the emails in an effort to get out of a planned vacation with his online girlfriend, police said. "The unidentified woman wrote in the e-mail that what she hear...

Apr 22 2017

Bucks overwhelm Raptors 104-77, take 2-1 series lead

The Bucks are for real! "Once I felt like I didn't have the shot, I just tried to find the open man and let them do the rest of the work". Patterson has always been one...

Apr 22 2017

Bay Area joins global March for Science

I bring all this up because the knowledge nerds in the science community are mad that we finally have a president who doesn't read books and believes rising ocean level...

Apr 22 2017

Trump intervenes to free American in Egypt

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said on Friday that President Trump "directly engaged behind the scenes" to secure her released after raising the issue with Egy...

Apr 21 2017

Paris shooting: Gunman was 'focus of anti-terror' probe

French President François Hollande said authorities were convinced the Champs-Elysees shooting was a terror attack and expressed "great sadness" over the police offic...

Apr 20 2017

Suspect in Facebook video killing shoots himself to death

Pennsylvania State Police said Tuesday that Stephens, 37, fatally shot himself following a nationwide manhunt. Williams said Pennsylvania state police received a tip ...

Apr 20 2017

NCAA returns events to North Carolina

For first and second round men's basketball tournament play, the NCAA selected Columbia to host in 2019, Greensboro in 2020, Raleigh in 2021 and Greenville in 2022. "...

Apr 20 2017

Ice to Meet You: Newfoundland Sees First 'Berg of Season

They sleep. And sometimes, they welcome the arrival of colossal, 10,000-year-old icebergs passing through on a springtime jaunt. It's been a busy season for icebergs so...