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Feb 03 2018

CALAIS RIOTS: Violence is 'unbearable' as five migrants shot in huge brawl

French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb urgently flew to Calais to voice his support for the police and discuss the situation with the local authorities. Aid organization...

Feb 03 2018

Black History Month events begin at A

Woodson, often touted as the "father of black history", was the child of two former slaves who, against odds, turned his insatiable curiosity into success. "There's beaut...

Feb 01 2018

Facebook all set to alter its News Feed

Daily and monthly active users were both up 14% year over year, hitting the 1.4 billion and 2.13 billion marks, respectively, in December . If we were to revisit that 50...

Feb 01 2018

Kenyan govt outlaws opposition's resistance movement after Odinga's 'swearing

Musyoka said the private security firm vehicle parked in front of his gate may have dissuaded the attackers from entering the house. Matiangi on Tuesday denounced the o...

Feb 01 2018

Mnuchin: Report will lead to Russian Federation sanctions

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday that the administration could still impose sanctions . "I don't think in anyway we are s...

Jan 31 2018

Turkish govt. detains doctors over Afrin operation remarks

The US has mostly just ignored those warnings. Opposition figures have said Russian Federation is trying to undermine the United Nations -led peace talks. It said prose...

Jan 31 2018

Matt Barnes rips Doc Rivers over Blake Griffin trade

The Celtics have both young players and picks, but they might not want to get involved for either player. "I know that firsthand", he said. Now, following the Griffin ...

Jan 31 2018

Arizona congressman: Arrest 'illegal aliens' at State of the Union address

It is both a symptom of a long-broken immigration system and a new rash immigration policy that does not recognize the difference between a hardworking family man and a c...

Jan 31 2018

Google took down over 700000 bad Android apps in 2017

These takedowns cover malware as well as apps that violate Google's policies on inappropriate content , such as apps with pornographic content, and apps that promote ext...

Jan 30 2018

Ministers Set To Formally Agree To Hold 8th Amendment Referendum

Patrick O'Donovan said he will not support the repeal of the Eighth Amendment in this summer's anticipated referendum. Varadkar is expected to repeat that position at t...

Jan 30 2018

What if Trump did try to fire Mueller? Why does it matter?

Devin Nunes, that releasing the classified memo could be "extraordinarily reckless" and asked to review it. "So I think we're in a good spot with Mr. As for McGahn, h...

Jan 30 2018

Brexit transition talks take place in Brussels

Here are the key hurdles that could upset the next two stages in negotiations. EU Chief Negotiator Michel Barnier will brief ministers on the state of the talks with ...

Jan 29 2018

Saudi billionaire Alwaleed 'released' from detention

Most of the roughly 350 men detained have been released after either being cleared or surrendering significant assets to the government. The decision to free him, and...

Jan 28 2018

70% discount on Nutella spark chaos in French supermarkets

Some stores resorted to restricting sales to one jar per person, with several quickly running out of stock and having to turn away customers. The sales at the Interma...

Jan 27 2018

Trump 'has been very clear' on what he wants to end shutdown

Durbin said a similar commitment was now needed from Paul Ryan, the Republican speaker of the House of Representatives, where a Dreamer bill would presumably face a muc...

Jan 27 2018

Donald Trump thinks he has single-handedly revived the United States economy

US President Donald Trump speaks at a working session with mayors at the White House in Washington , January 24, 2018. After the conference, which lasted around 40 m...

Jan 26 2018

Apple is reportedly overhauling iBooks in a bid to go after Amazon

The new iBooks app reportedly also has a Reading Now tab, presumably to give the user quick access to the titles at the top of their reading list, and a dedicated audiobo...

Jan 26 2018

Volunteers Brave Cold to Count Kentucky's Homeless

The survey takes note, confidentially, of different people who are homeless in areas around the state and provides a tally to help better understand the population. Every...

Jan 26 2018

Atomic 'Doomsday Clock' Ticks Closer to Midnight

Scientists and experts moved the minute hand on the "Doomsday Clock" closer to midnight Thursday, warning that the world appears to be closer to a doomsday scenario tha...

Jan 26 2018

Fears over US-Turkey military confrontation in Syria

The BSF would be mainly constituted by the YPG, supported politically and militarily by the United States since 2014 in the battle against the Islamic State. The Kurds pl...