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Nov 16 2017

UK Supreme Court dismisses appeal against minimum pricing for alcohol in Scotland

The Scottish government has prepared for the introduction of a minimum preferred price per unit of 50 pence ($0.66) per unit, meaning that four 440 ml cans of five percen...

Nov 16 2017

Uber Hit With Another Sexual Assault Lawsuit

Bustle has reached out to Uber for comment. "On notice of the magnitude of the number of passengers who have experienced sexual harassment and gender-based violence, ...

Nov 16 2017

3 dead, shooter killed in California school shooting

Rancho Tehama Elementary is a small school, serving students in pre-kindergarten through fifth grade. State Sen. Jim Nielsen, a Republican from Gerber, Calif., whose d...

Nov 16 2017

Volvo Pulls Ads Over Failure To Rush To Judgement On Moore Allegations

The former chief justice has also accused Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., of trying to undermine his candidacy. Moore's other refrain is to ask why, afte...

Nov 16 2017

Lebanon's Hariri to fly to France in coming days, Elysee Palace says

The comments were his first in public since he quit from Riyadh on November 4. Aoun is a Hezbollah ally but is personally close to Hariri. Earlier Wednesday, Lebanese P...

Nov 16 2017

Spreading joy: Operation Christmas Child collection week under way

Local families are invited again to make an impact in the lives of children in need. "My goal would just be.I can't even tell you". Operation Christmas Child is a p...

Nov 16 2017

Iran and Iraq reject Israel's offer of aid for quake victims

The Israeli premier also accused Tehran of planning to have a military presence in war-torn Syria. Officials have pushed for assurances from the worldwide community that ...

Nov 16 2017

5.4-magnitude natural disaster hits south-east South Korea

The initial quake was recorded at a depth of 10km, USGS said. The Korean peninsula rarely has to worry about significant quakes. Analysts were monitoring "unusual sei...

Nov 16 2017

Russia May Make All Outside News Media Register as 'Foreign Agents'

USA intelligence agencies allege that RT served as a Kremlin tool to meddle in the 2016 US presidential election. The Russian authorities will tighten their stranglehol...

Nov 16 2017

UCLA basketball players fly back to United States after shoplifting scandal in China

Ball and his teammates Cody Riley and Jalen Hill are still detained in their Hangzhou hotel as of today and are expected to stay for "a week or two", according to upd...

Nov 15 2017

Taliban kill 8 policemen in country's west

About 15 policemen and 35 militants were also injured in the attack, the official added. Mehri is blaming the Taliban, who have stepped up their attacks against Afghan ...

Nov 15 2017

Israel warns Gaza militants against carrying out attacks

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is warning Gaza militants against attacking Israel after the Islamic Jihad group vowed revenge for the demolition of one of its attack t...

Nov 15 2017

South Korea Leader to Visit China as Japan's Abe Left Waiting

Last week, Seoul and Beijing agreed to move beyond a year-long stand-off over the deployment of a USA anti-missile system in South Korea, a dispute that has been devast...

Nov 15 2017

India, US, Japan, Australia hold first quad talks on Indo-Pacific cooperation

The meeting was held a day before the ASEAN Summit . China says it is simply a development project for common prosperity that any country is welcome to join. While the...

Nov 15 2017

Duterte: PH supports Japan's stance vs North Korea

Abe said Pyongyang continues to hurl "rhetorical provocations" against the U.S. and its regional allies. "We should create a situation in which North Korea comes to us ...

Nov 15 2017

Protests in NZ as Ardern talks Manus

The agency has urged both PNG and Australia to find a "humane approach" to end the " unconscionable human suffering ". This has previously been resisted, with official ...

Nov 15 2017

Navy SEALs killed Green Beret over embezzlement scheme

Skimming money from funds, which in Mali could be as much as $20,000 at any given time, is relatively easy because the service members are often dealing with sources who ...

Nov 15 2017

Joe Biden Says This Was the Turning Point for Trump on Colbert

He describes a private lunch where Obama called the presidency "the most confining thing in the world" and said he was looking forward to leaving politics, adding: "Joe...

Nov 15 2017

US Navy sends 'powerful message' in rare carrier exercise

The first such deployment of three USA carriers since 2007 "is making it impossible to predict when nuclear war breaks out due to the United States nuclear war equipment"...

Nov 15 2017

ASEAN, China set for South China Sea code talks

The South China Sea will likely be a hot topic throughout the summit, as most claimants will be attending. This is a weekly look at the latest developments in the South...