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Militants in Syria Down Russian Fighter Jet, Kill Pilot

The plane was apparently brought down by a man-portable air defense system (ManPADS) surface-to-air missile. Tahrir al-Sham, the extremist group linked to Al-...


United States says Russian Federation 'developing' undersea nuclear-armed torpedo

Strategic stability has no clear single definition, but for decades American military and security experts have defined it as a state where neither the USA nor ...


Bill on Holocaust 'truth' clears Poland's legislature

A number of Jewish groups, including the Anti-Defamation League, B'nai B'rith global, and the American Jewish Committee , have urged Duda to veto the bill . ...


Tillerson Warns Against China, Russia Engagement in Latin America

The United States and Mexico have had tense relations over President Donald Trump's proposals to curb illegal immigration and have Mexico pay for a reinfo...


Joey Fatone Bets TMZ $1000 I'm Not Doing Super Bowl Halftime!!!

The pop-R&B star will become the first artist to appear in three Super Bowls for one thing. Jackson shared the stage with Timberlake during her 2004 Super...


Mattis wants to punish Syria for using chemical weapons

Mattis told reporters the Syrian government had repeatedly used chlorine as a weapon. "We reserve the right to use military force to prevent or deter the use ...



Almost 1000 miners trapped underground at FS mine

Its spokesman James Wellsted said the miners were safe and receiving food and water. Those who had been working on shaft four were yet to be brought to the ...



IOC not promising Olympic locations to Russian enchantment winners

Russian officials commended a ruling from the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS ) upholding the appeals of 28 Russian athletes against their lifetime ban on ...


San Francisco to wipe out thousands of marijuana convictions

The city of San Francisco is taking a major step in rectifying the failed "war on drugs" that has disproportionately targeted black people. The state of Cal...


Blackstone in talks to buy into financial information market

The financial and risk unit includes flagship terminal Eikon, which provides data, analytics and trading platforms to the finance industry. All three stakehol...


DOJ Seeks Dismissal of Indictment Against Sen. Menendez

The mistrial occurred after the jury could not reach a unanimous decision, saying they were unwilling to move away from their "strong convictions". Menendez...


Head of the CDC resigns

Fitzgerald sold the tobacco shares October 26 and all of her stock holdings above $1,000 on November 21, more than four months after assuming leadership of the ...


Cops Catch Cars Packed With 4000 Kilos Of Stolen Oranges

The people in the vehicles were arrested on suspicion of theft, police said. In the photos taken of the scene, you can see that the oranges had been packed up...


Redskins give Smith four-year extension

Per Terez Paylor of the Kansas City Star , the Chiefs will send Smith to Washington when the new league year begins on March 14, saving the $17 million aga...


Trump expected to announce order to keep Guantanamo Bay prison open

The order, which Mr Trump signed just before delivering his first State of the Union address, says the USA maintains the option to detain additional enemy comba...


Helicopter crashes into Southern California home

Two other people were injured, the NBFD said. It did not appear anyone one the ground or in the homes was injured, officers said. A woman who lives in the nei...


Trump honors memory of Otto Warmbier in State of the Union Address

Also in the audience Tuesday was a man who escaped North Korea and now lives in Seoul, and helps other defectors. According to the Washington Post , Cha al...


Hawaii officer who sent false missile alert believed attack imminent, FCC says

The fired worker had been on paid leave after the false alarm . The FCC's preliminary report notes that the midnight shift supervisor chose to run a sponta...


Health and economic outcomes improved in ODF areas: Economic Survey

According to the survey , "Maharashtra, UP, Tamil Nadu and Gujarat are the states with the greatest number of GST registrants". Most economists in a Bloomb...


IPhone X sales reportedly below expectations

Sacconaghi of Bernstein had originally predicted that Apple would outpace Wall Street expectations of 62 million iPhones by selling 66 million units, but on M...


Saudi prince suspected of corruption released

He was previously arrested in November when Saudi Arabian government launched a massive corruption crackdown and confined at the Ritz-Carlton in Riyadh . T...


Hillary Clinton Reads Fire and Fury For the Grammys 2018

As violins played, Snoop Dogg recited, "Trump did not enjoy his own inauguration, he started to get angry and hurt that stars were there to hurt him and embar...


Separatist in Yemen take over government buildings

The modern state of Yemen was formed in 1990 from the merger of South Yemen and North Yemen , and separatist desires for an independent southern state have...


Gunfire, explosions at Kabul military academy

At least four attackers were still involved in an intense gun battle with security forces, the source said, adding the gunmen had not managed to enter the heavi...


Man dies in freak accident at Mumbai hospital's MRI room

The victim's brother-in-law Harish Solanki, who said he was an eyewitness to the incident, said his mother had been admitted to the hospital since January 26 fo...


Trump State of the Union address 2018

Kennedy is also a great-nephew of the late President John F. Kennedy and Sen. They say Kennedy is "a relentless fighter for working Americans". "This immigran...


Search for Missing Child Turning From Rescue to Recovery Mission

Crews will also be draining the nearby pond that divers searched earlier in the week. Raul reportedly wandered away from his home where he was being watched b...


Greater than 30 killed in South Korean hospital fireplace

At least 37 people have been killed and more than 70 injured in a fire at a hospital in southern South Korea. There were 194 patients in the hospital when the...


SpaceX static fire flight-proven booster for SES-16/GovSat1 mission

The Falcon Heavy , a reusable super heavy-lift launch vehicle , is seen as the world's most powerful rocket since NASA's Saturn V moon rocket in the 1960s. ...


No monkeying around: Baboons escape from Paris zoo, police launch hunt

Three baboons are still on the loose after around 50 escaped from their enclosure in Paris's main zoo on Friday, forcing wardens to evacuate visitors while or...


Cloudy & dry today with warm, sunny weekend ahead

Today's forecast ccalls for mostly sunny skies with a high near 40 and an overnight low of 17. Winds are going to stay breezy out of the south around 10 to 20 ...


UN Syria mediator to attend peace conference in Russian Federation

The U.N.'s chief envoy on Syria says he is unable to confirm his attendance at a Russian-sponsored Syrian peace congress at the Black Sea resort of Sochi next w...


Paris remains on flood alert as River Seine rises

The lower level of the Louvre is closed to the public until at least Sunday, but the museum did not have plans to move artworks, as it was forced to do during...