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Ex-Pennsylvania officer acquitted in shooting of unarmed teen

The family of a black teenager who was shot in the back and killed by a white police officer outside Pittsburgh remained stoic after the man was acquitted. Bu...


J&K: Eight terrorists killed in counter-terror operations

Police said that it has reliable information about the presence of some terrorists in the area. Militants did not release the minor boy. "Two Lashkar-e-Taya...


Al-Shabab Claims Attacks in Somalia’s Mogadishu

Mohamed Hussein told The Associated Press. Somalia's authorities secure the site of an attack after five people were killed including a deputy minister when a...


Death toll in China chemical plant explosion rises to 44

He said that the injured must be treated quickly and relief work must be properly executed to maintain social stability. Xi said local officials need to lea...


U.S. group to sue over strict MS 'heartbeat' abortion law

The New York-based Center for Reproductive Rights has pledged to sue over a new law introducing the strictest abortion laws in the United States . Mississi...


Facebook admits its AI failed to flag New Zealand terror attack livestream

Facebook on Sunday said it had removed almost 1.5 million videos of the attack in the first 24 hours. Facebook took down the live stream of the attack after ...


NewsAlert: Wilson Raybould to reveal more details on SNC Lavalin affair

Montreal-based SNC-Lavalin finds itself at the centre of a national political storm over allegations prime ministerial aides crossed a line in leaning on Wilson...


President Jimmy Carter sets a new record at 94 years old

Mr Jimmy Carter - the 39th president of the United States - has recently celebrated multiple record-breaking milestones: The 40th anniversary of his inaugur...


Islamic State territory falls in Syria, Donald Trump and White House claim

The "caliphate's" end also marks a new phase in Syria's civil war, now in its ninth year. Trump in December declared victory over IS, saying the U.S. Many ana...


'Yellow Vests' march in Paris as troops join police to prevent trouble

Macron is under pressure to avoid a repeat of last week's sacking of the Champs-Elysees, where over 100 shops were damaged, looted or set alight during seven ho...


Northern lights on display this weekend

Chicago is on the southern edge of the area most likely to be hit with the Aurora's light. The best views are likely to be in the Scottish Highlands, or in th...


Experts warn Midwest flood risk may persist for months

Of the total, about 41 million people are at risk for moderate flooding and 14 million more for major flooding. The dramatic flooding - which is already forec...


Backed force denies reported IS defeat

The Associated Press reported Wednesday that USA -backed Syrian fighters are searching the last pocket of land held by Islamic State for any holdout fighters,...


Flight attendant set for release from immigration detention

Naturally, before the flight she was concerned this would jeopardize her Daca status. Watkins told NBC that his wife had put Mexico and Canada on her "no ...


Magashule 'deeply moved, concerned' about victims of Cyclone Idai

The new figure puts the overall death toll at about 700 people across Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi. Survivors are struggling to deal with the aftermath of ...


Mail bomb suspect Cesar Sayoc pleads guilty

Lauderdale, Florida, US in this August 2015 handout booking photo obtained by Reuters October 26, 2018. The 56-year-old has been held without bail in NY sin...


Many 'march for love' in New Zealand as mosques reopen

A policeman walks next to a makeshift memorial outside of the Al-Noor Mosque. "I don't think I am displaying leadership", she was quoted as saying by the New...


Norway airlifting 1,300 passengers off SOS cruise ship

Passengers and crew are being winched one by one into helicopters and shuttled to dry land. A cruise ship Viking Sky drifts towards land after an engine fai...


State of emergency declared in northern Australia, as cyclone approaches

The Territory Government has declared a state of emergency in its Gulf region as the system nears the coast. According to the Bureau of Meteorology , winds i...


Auschwitz Museum asked people stop taking part in viral photo trend

Auschwitz was the deadliest concentration camp established by Nazis during World War II. " Respect their memory", the message read. "Imagine having such litt...


Italy driver hijacks, torches school bus carrying 51 children

The Italian interior minister revealed the driver, an Italian citizen of Senegalese origin had previously been in contact with police over drunk driving and...


Nobody thanked me for John McCain's funeral: US President Donald Trump

McCain's daughter and TV host Meghan described Trump's string of criticism of her late father, " someone who isn't here ", as a "new, weird low". "Hasn't been f...


New Zealand PM Attends Friday Prayers Commemorating Christchurch Victims

Armed police have been guarding mosques around New Zealand since the attacks and police said there would be a "heightened presence" on Friday to reassure thos...


Have You Taken The Google 'Florida Man Challenge'?

Want to find out which Florida man you are? If you've ever read. headlines. you know Florida Man is not one man. The new social media game, created first by...


New Zealand bans sale of assault, semi-automatic rifles

Dr Suzanna Fay, a senior lecturer in criminology at the University of Queensland, says that includes a lack of clarity on what the bans will look like, ie wheth...


Canadian Priest Stabbed During Morning Mass

A priest was stabbed during a livestreamed morning mass Friday at Canada's biggest church, Saint Joseph's Oratory in Montreal, police said. The church tweete...


ICE immigration arrests are declining as law enforcement focuses on border surge

The man was treated at the Las Palmas Medical Center in El Paso after medical staff diagnosed him with flu-like symptoms, liver failure and renal failure. All d...


Washington sheriff's deputy killed in shooting during traffic stop

The Kittitas Police Officer suffered a gunshot wound and has been airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle . The suspect exited the vehicle and opened...


Elijah Cummings: White House officials using personal accounts to do official work

Mr. Kushner has communicated with foreign leaders using a messaging application WhatsApp , Mr. Cummings said, basing his conclusions on information from a lawy...


American Soldiers Killed On A Mission In Afghanistan

On November 27 past year, three United States soldiers were killed and three wounded in a bombing near Ghazni, taking to 12 the number of American service perso...


Druze on Golan Heights Reject Trump Backing for Israeli Sovereignty

Mr Netanyahu has been pressing for the United States to recognise its claim to sovereignty over the Golan Heights, and raised that possibility in his first Whit...


New Zealand Bans Assault Rifles After Terrorist Attack Leaves 50 Dead

Many of these women were wearing the headscarf for the first time in their lives. One person shot at one of the mosques died later at a hospital. Fouda sa...


Army Kills Two Palestinians In Nablus

Media sources said the two Palestinians , Ra'ed Hashem Hamdan, 21, and Zeid Emad Nouri, 20, were killed after the soldiers, who were invading Nablus, opened fi...


Pompeo on Middle East tour to counter Iran

The U.S. refers to the Golan Heights as an area "under Israeli control", instead of "occupied territory", for the first time in a human rights report issued...


IN teachers' association says active shooter drill caused injuries

The Star reports that, in the wake of the elementary school teachers being shot with plastic pellets, the Indiana State Teachers Association is pushing ...