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May 10 2017

Drayton Manor theme park ride closes after fall

It is unclear what caused the accident. A theme park ride in Staffordshire has been closed and paramedics have been called to reports of a "patient in the water". "Our ...

May 10 2017

Texas governor signs bill to ban 'sanctuary cities'

The law is set to take effect September 1. VANESSA RODRIGUEZ: I, an 18-year-old freshman at the University of Texas at Austin, am I a criminal? McManus said, referring ...

May 10 2017

Wife of American detained in North Korea pleads for his release

When a USA citizen is reported to be detained in North Korea, we work with the Swedish embassy in Pyongyang", a State Department official said in an emailed statement, ...

May 10 2017

May vows to cap energy bill increases if Tories win election

The industry's lobby group, Energy UK , said further state intervention would undermine changes the industry is making. Centrica, which claims its annual standard du...

May 10 2017

Deadly storms and flooding in US Midwest, South

In Texas , search teams were going door to door after the tornadoes the day before flattened homes, uprooted trees and flipped pick-up trucks at a Dodge dealership in ...

May 10 2017

'Bless me, filing case against you': Kapil Mishra tells Kejriwal, approaches CBI

Jain has also made a decision to file a defamation suit against Mishra for accusing him and Kejriwal of misappropriating funds. Vishwas had threatened to quit the party...

May 10 2017

NBA Playoffs 2017: Kyle Lowry 'probably doubtful' for Game 4 against Cavs

Lowry , who suffered a sprained left ankle in the second half of Game 2 Wednesday, was listed as questionable for Saturday's game. Kyle Korver drilled back-to-back t...

May 10 2017

Yates: Alarm about Russian blackmail led to warning on Flynn

A senior US lawmaker pushed President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday to respond to concerns that Russian Federation was responsible for a hacking attack on the ...

May 10 2017

As Afghan stalemate grinds on, Trump mulls additional troops

The Pentagon hopes to have these plans on President Donald Trump's desk within the next week. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation officially ended its combat operation...

May 10 2017

Army kills 50 Afghan forces in border fight

The authorities in the border town Chaman closed all schools and colleges for an indefinite period. Akhter, confirmed that six bodies have been brought to the hospital ...

May 10 2017

Race not factor in San Diego pool party shooting

The San Diego Police Chief said relatives were aware that Selis was 'depressed'- but had no idea he'd completely snap. "It is apparent that Selis wanted his ex-girlfriend...

May 10 2017

ISIS Says It Beheads Russian Officer In Syria

In Monday's video, Petrenko, who claimed to be a member of the Russian Federal Security Service, says he was abandoned by the Russian government and asks the Kremlin to s...

May 10 2017

Prince Philip Decides 96 Is a Good Retirement Age

Board of Deputies President Jonathan Arkush paid tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh's work, saying: "Prince Phillip has been given long and tireless public service to our...

May 10 2017

Lawmakers attacked as protesters storm Macedonian parliament

Although Zaev then reached an agreement with the Albanian groups, Ivanov refused to give him a mandate to form a government. The head of Macedonia's dominant conserva...

May 10 2017

United Kingdom election: Sturgeon plays down Tory threat in Scotland

The SNP remains the largest party in local government with 431 councillors voted in, up slightly from its total of 425 in 2012. However, the local branch of the party s...

May 10 2017

Trump Travel Ban Returned To Court, With President's Words At The Center

Meanwhile, a group of 12 state attorneys general and the governor of MS argued that the action is not a "pretext for religious discrimination" and should be allowed to ...

May 10 2017

Afghan Air Force Pounds IS Targets In Eastern Province

Hasib was killed in an operation April 27 in eastern Nangarhar province, along the border with Pakistan, according to the statement by Ghani's office. It added that t...

May 10 2017

Mattis: US reviewing Syria safe zones but has many questions

Fighting eased in Syria y after a deal signed by government backers Russian Federation and Iran and militant supporter Turkey to create four "de-escalation zones" began...

May 10 2017

New Hamas chief makes 1st public appearance in native Gaza

He said that the fate of the prisoners remains a top priority for Hamas. "We say to the prisoners that your freedom is a national duty, your dignity is the dignity of t...

May 10 2017

Climate envoys meet in Bonn despite Trump threat over Paris deal

One option said to be under consideration is full withdrawal from the Paris accord, fulfilling Trump's campaign promise to "cancel" the deal as president. Full withdrawal...