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Jan 06 2017

Impeachment trial against S.Korean leader goes ahead without her

The hearing followed two preparatory hearings held in December, where Choi, a close friend of South Korean President Park Geun-hye, was charged with abuse of power and at...

Jan 06 2017

Paul Ryan vows to defund Planned Parenthood in Obamacare repeal

He said Americans "voted decisively for a better future for health care in this country, and we are determined to give them that". "The people most likely to experien...

Jan 06 2017

India To Hold Key State Elections In February And March

The Bahujan Samaj Party had got 80 seats with 25.91 per cent votes in the previous Assembly elections, but a decrease of about five per cent in its votes played havoc wit...

Jan 05 2017

Kansas Congressman's Son 'Dabs' During Swearing In

Given how weak this dab is, it's easy to see why the Speaker got confused. Marshall responded to the tweet by assuring the speaker that his son had been grounded. The...

Jan 04 2017

Megyn Kelly Signs Contract With NBC

In her 12 years with Fox News, Kelly rose to become the second-most-watched host on the network, behind Bill O'Reilly, and her departure will likely create a massive shif...

Jan 04 2017

Killer whale J2 - Granny - presumed dead

Helping to guide her pod for more than 40 years, Granny is one of the only whales in the region to be born before the study began. The whale, affectionately known as Gr...

Jan 03 2017

SpaceX moves past explosion with new launch plans

Still, he said on Twitter that the company would wait to load the satellites onto the rocket until after the prelaunch engine test. Today's update adds lots more detail...

Jan 01 2017

Just Want 2016 to End Already? You'll Have to Wait Another Second

Approximately fifty years ago, scientists chose to measure time no longer by using astronomy. The good news is, this keeps Coordinated Universal Time ( UTC ) aligned ...

Jan 01 2017

Burke Ramsey Sues CBS for $750 Million

She died from a blow to the head and strangulation. CBS has yet to comment on the legal action but at the time of the broadcast, the network said it stood by the prog...

Dec 31 2016

Serena Williams reveals shes engaged

The 35-year-old world famous tennis champ Williams has announced that she is to Wednesday the entrepreneur via a poem on a Reddit thread, made for people to share the...

Dec 31 2016

Suspect arrested linked to Berlin attacker released

Germany's Focus magazine cited Berlin security sources as saying that a phone found in the truck contained voice messages and photos sent by Amri to Islamists 10 minute...

Dec 30 2016

Dentsu boss resigns over employee's death in workplace

Takahashi's death. Despite that case, The New York Times cites multiple Japanese outlets as reporting that a quote from a Dentsu president in the 1950s calling on emplo...

Dec 30 2016

Australian police bust drug smuggling ring, seize $260mn worth of cocaine

The cocaine seized by Australian officials was worth about 360 million Australian dollars ($260 million), according to The Associated Press . The joint NSW and Tahiti...

Dec 30 2016

Fine to Argentinean Expresident Cristina Fernandez

Also named in the indictment were former Planning Minister Julio de Vido , former Public Works Secretary Jose Lopez and Lazaro Baez , whose construction company alleg...

Dec 30 2016

The Nintendo Switch won't feature a user-replaceable battery

The said model number is now generally known as the model number of the Nintendo Switch. Mass Effect Andromeda will not see release on Nintendo Switch , as EA were d...

Dec 30 2016

CRS: US Led Global Conventional Arms Trade in 2015

The US, however, remained far ahead of France in terms of global weapon sales, more than double of the latters Dollars 15 billion. Not that the Gulf nations stopped buy...

Dec 28 2016

Iraqi Prime Minister Orders Investigation Into Kidnapping of Local Journalist

Al-Qaidi worked as a freelance journalist and her articles have appeared on several widely read news websites, including the London-based Asharq al-Awsat and Iraq's Aklaa...

Dec 28 2016

Turkey says Saudis, Qatar should attend Syria peace talks

The High Negotiations Committee (HNC), an opposition umbrella group which represented the rebels at failed peace talks in Geneva this year, said it had no knowledge of th...

Dec 28 2016

Giant seal climbs onto hood of auto

The Australian fur seal is quite common to Tasmania, but they tend to stick to beaches and avoid the suburbs for the most part. A massive seal was spotted on the hood o...

Dec 27 2016

Queen Elizabeth II to miss church service due to heavy cold

Prince William and his wife Kate, along with their two children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte, are celebrating Christmas with Kate's parents. Britain's Prince P...