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Dec 03 2016

Trump Files Lawsuit To Stop Michigan Recount

Supreme Court case that halted a recount in Florida and left Republican George W. Bush as the victor of that year's presidential race with Democrat Al Gore. The case wi...

Dec 03 2016

South Sudan conflict spawns horrific sexual violence

The statement said 91 such incidents had been recorded in November alone. A recent AP investigation uncovered evidence of ethnic targeting and frequent attacks on civ...

Dec 03 2016

Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin recovering well after Antarctic evacuation

Aldrin will remain in the hospital overnight for observation, but he is good spirits. Aldrin was on a sightseeing tour with his son Andrew, according to the Associated...

Dec 02 2016

Thai Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn to take throne

He urged legislators to "give their blessings " to the new king. Thailand's parliament on Tuesday invited Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn to become the next king, r...

Dec 02 2016

Fatah movement re-elects President Abbas as party leader

But the ageing leader has grown unpopular and has not publicly backed a successor. While the elections are expected to bring some new faces into the leadership structure,...

Dec 02 2016

[Ticker] Paul Nuttall elected Ukip leader

Their Ukip problem just got worse. "I want to replace the Labour party and make Ukip the patriotic party of the United Kingdom". Its opinion poll support has hovered ar...

Dec 01 2016

European Union proposes fund to boost defence coop

The EU will increase the current £21 million fund allocated to defence research in the overall EU budget to £76 million by 2020, when it should be replaced by a dedicated...

Dec 01 2016

Colombia's Congress Ratifies Peace Accord With FARC Rebels

Al Jazeera's Alessandro Rampietti, reporting from Medellin, said the approval is a significant step towards peace in the country, but added that the deal still faces so...

Nov 30 2016

Jewish lawmaker links swastika to Bannon appointment

Bannon only exacerbates and validates their concerns". "Mr. Bannon's record is disqualifying for serving in a White House that seeks to serve all Americans". The Sout...

Nov 29 2016

Terrorism suspected in Ohio State car-and-knife attack

Abdul Razak Ali Artan was shot and killed within minutes after plowing into the group by a police officer with less than two years on the force, said Monica Moll, directo...

Nov 29 2016

Here's What Shilpa Shetty Has to Say About Her 'Animal Farm' Gaffe

As the Council of School Certificate Examination (CISCE) chose to include Harry Potter series in the English Literature syllabus for junior and middle school students, ...

Nov 29 2016

Here's how Shilpa Shetty reacted after getting trolled on Twitter

But a truly edifying moment was awaiting the Mumbai Mirror desk when we called Ms Shetty for a quote on her newly-found fame (this will be a thinner window than when sh...

Nov 29 2016

Five things to know about Samsung Electronics' holding company review

Samsung also said it will increase total dividends by 30 percent in 2016, bringing the annual dividend amount to 4 trillion won. On the governance side, Samsung said i...

Nov 28 2016

Mamata accuses Modi of derailing economy

Learn the different ways you can use your bank accounts and internet banking. Elaborating further, he said that the era of carrying wallet in the pockets has gone, as now...

Nov 28 2016

Syrian girl, 7, tweets plea for bombing to stop after home destroyed

Her plight has attracted the attention of Harry Potter author JK Rowling, who retweeted her messages on Sunday and has sent the little girl ebook copies of the wizard b...

Nov 27 2016

Death toll rises in east Aleppo as airstrikes rain down on city

Syrian regime forces have entered eastern Aleppo and have retaken parts of its largest district, in what appears to be the launch of a long-threatened ground assault to s...

Nov 27 2016

Don't abolish the Electoral College

In the closest presidential election in MI history, Trump eked out a win over Hillary Clinton by just over 10,000 votes. In 2000, Al Gore, the Democrat, won the popular...

Nov 26 2016

WikeLeaks' Assange interviewed in London over rape accusation

Swedish law enforcement officials interviewed WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange about rape accusations on Monday at the Ecuadorian embassy in London , where he has been...

Nov 25 2016

At least 40 killed in east China scaffolding collapse

According to local media, a total of 68 people were working at the site at the time of the accident. About 500 rescue workers, including paramilitary police officers, w...

Nov 25 2016

Burma Is Pursuing 'Ethnic Cleansing' of Rohingya Muslims, UN Official Says

United Nations agencies have not given specific numbers of fleeing Rohingyas, but aid workers told Reuters hundreds crossed the border to Bangladesh over the weekend and ...