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Stabbing victim's last words helped police arrest suspects

Daniel Gross , 19, and Melissa Leonardo , 25, were arrested in the fatal stabbing of 19-year-old Lizette Cuesta . Authorities said a blood trail showed Cu...


Russian civilians in Syria not linked to our military

Dmitry Peskov, the spokesman for Russian president Vladimir Putin, refused to comment on reports of Russian casualties. "We only handle the data that concerns...


Turkey assails U.S. over ties with Syrian Kurdish militia

Mevlut Cavusoglu told reporters in Istanbul that USA forces are leaving "pockets" with ISIS militants intact to justify continued cooperation with the Kurdish m...


Pelosi Marathon Speech on Immigration Breaks 1909 House Record

The Office of the House Historian said it was the longest continuous speech in the chamber on record, AP reported. As a massive bipartisan budget deal mov...


Philippines expands ban for citizens working in Kuwait

This is the fourth batch of OFWs who were repatriated amid a deployment ban issued by the Department of Labor and Employment in compliance with the order of Pre...


Kim Jong Un invites South's Moon to Pyongyang: Seoul

The first immediate member of North Korea's ruling family to visit South Korea since the Korean War in 1953, Kim Yo-jong shook hands with South Korea Presid...


S Africa's ANC party to hold meeting as pressure mounts on Zuma

Deputy President Ramaphosa told crowds he plans to tackle corruption within the ANC , while also promising "closure" over the issue of President Jacob Zuma's ...


Harvard University names 29th president

He was elected to the Harvard presidency by the Harvard Corporation with the consent of the University's Board of Overseers and will assume the role of presiden...


South Korean PM to host lunch for high-level DPRK delegation

If the encounter took place, it would be the first between Kim and a South Korean president, and the first North-South summit on the peninsula since 2007. The...


PM Modi's Oman visit: Attends India-Oman business meet

India and Oman signed eight agreements, including on cooperation in the field of defence, health and tourism, as Modi held wide-ranging talks with Oman Sultan Q...


Former Liberian President Sirleaf Wins Mo Ibrahim Prize

A coveted $5m prize for leadership in Africa has been won by the former Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf . The committee works independently to selec...


Donald Trump says unsure Israel seeks peace with Palestinians

Trump did not disclose details about the anticipated peace plan during the interview. Relations between Washington and the Palestinians have been severely str...


Iraq seeks $88.2B for reconstruction - minister

About $22 billion will be required in the short term and another $66 billion in the medium term, the director-general of the country's planning ministry, Qusay ...


Zimbabwe level ODI series in Sharjah after Taylor's ton

Cremer picked up two more wickets to end with four as Afghanistan were bowled for exactly the same total as Zimbabwe in the first game - 179. Craig Ervine...


North Korea judged victor of diplomatic gold at Olympics

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un invited South Korean President Moon Jae-in for talks in Pyongyang , South Korean officials said on Saturday, setting the stag...


Kim Yo-jong meets South Korean president in Seoul as thaw continues

And Kim's sister, Kim Yo-jong, made history by becoming the first member of the North's ruling family to visit the South since the Korean War in the mid-20th ce...


Trump Defends Rob Porter Following Spousal Abuse Allegations

Once photos emerged showing Porter's ex-wife with a badly bruised face, Mulvaney said, "he was gone nearly immediately". Wallace said Trump was running the Wh...


More than 200 civilians dead after bloody week in Syria

Turkish jets on February 11 destroyed targets in northwestern Syria within the range of the southern Turkish border district of Hatay. Ankara was angered by...


S.Korean PM hosts lunch for high-ranking DPRK delegation

Moon responded in a noncommittal way, saying that he wanted to "create the environment for that to be able to happen". US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis cast d...


Turkish soldiers killed, 11 injured in Afrin

Turkey , which regards the Kurdish YPG militia in Afrin as a threat on its southern border, launched an assault on the region last month. "We don't have exact...


Pence didn't snub North Koreans deliberately, officials say

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has attended a concert by a North Korean art troupe with the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and other high-ranking...


Canada maintains lead in team figure skating

The crafty winger kicked off her third Olympics with a bang, as she spearheaded Canada's offense against the Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation with two...


North Korea invite is dramatic gesture, but not diplomatic breakthrough

In barely a month since North Korean leader Kim Jong Un surprised the world and said his nation was ready to join the Games, South Korean President Moon Jae-in ...


Parties oppose unveiling J Jayalalithaa's portrait, DMK to boycott event

Dhanapal. "Jayalalithaa was cited as the Accused No 1 in the disproportionate assets case in which her close aide Sasikala was convicted by the Supreme Cou...


Turkish Military Copter Crashes in Syria, 2 Killed

Meanwhile, a total of 12 Turkish soldiers were killed and 11 others were wounded in "Operation Olive Branch" carried out by the Turkish army in Syria's Afrin di...


Officials Investigating Possible Cyberattack At Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

The organizers say that while television and internet access was affected, it "it had not compromised any critical part of their operations". "At the moment w...


South Korea's Moon watches concert with Kim Jong Un's sister

The lunch comes a day after the North's delegation, including the leader's sister, Kim Yo-jong, and the nominal head of state, Kim Yong-nam, paid a visit to Pre...


North Korean ski coach says it's 'honor' to compete in Winter Olympics

The highest profile member of the North Korean delegation to the Games, she is the first immediate member of the North's ruling family to visit the South since ...


Japanese school angers parents with £500 Armani uniform

The Children's Society found, after speaking to hundreds of parents, the average cost for a secondary student's complete uniform (including shoes and bags) was...


Amid Olympic thaw, Pence says allies united in isolating North Korea

She also delivered a letter inviting Moon to a summit with her brother in Pyongyang, and asked him to play a "leading role" in reuniting the two Koreas after al...


Rahul slams RSS chief for 'disrespecting' Army

And if the country requires it and the Constitution... then the Army would take six to seven months to get ready, our volunteers will take three days. Exhorting...


Gunfight on in building near Srinagar CRPF camp , 1 solidier injured

Initial reports suggest that the terrorists were armed with AK-47s. The news agency ANI says that the search operation at the camp is underway. It is believ...


United Nations chief urges denuclearization to North Korea

While Moon did not hesitate to shake hands and smile with his North Korean visitors, Pence didn't appear to even look in the direction of the North Korean deleg...


Moon in talks with high-level N.Korean delegation

A high-ranking North Korean delegation of Kim, and North Korea's nominal head of state, Kim Yong Nam , had arrived in South Korea earlier in the day aboard K...


Royal Commission into banking sector begins

A year ago the Australian government said the royal commission was a "regrettable but necessary" action to restore public trust in the system. In a statement ...