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Feb 10 2018

Egypt closes Gaza border due to anti-jihadist operation

The spokesman said the operation also includes other parts of Egypt such as the Delta and the western desert. Security sources said on Thursday the operation, which h...

Feb 10 2018

Pennsylvania redistricting decision gives Democrats a boost

Under the court's January 22 order, if the Legislature passes legislation redrawing the congressional boundaries by Friday, Gov. Tom Wolf has until February 15 to approve...

Feb 10 2018

Merkel clinches hard-fought deal on new government

It involves Mrs Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU), its Bavaria sister party the Christian Social Union (CSU) and the Social Democrats (SPD). The CDU scored its wo...

Feb 10 2018

Brexit transition period 'not a given' if disagreements continue: EU's Barnier

However, Barnier said that a deal could not be guaranteed, if Britain remains inflexible. The value of the pound to the dollar took an immediate dive after Barnier's ...

Feb 10 2018

Evidence of Rohingya massacre in Myanmar

In what global observers including the United Nations have said amounts to ethnic cleansing , the Myanmar military and militias have since driven out hundreds of thousan...

Feb 10 2018

Medical association to lose Turkish tag over criticism of Syria campaign

A senior security official in Turkey , however, accused the SDF of anti-Turkish propaganda, saying it was "nonsense" that an IS militant would say they were going to Tu...

Feb 10 2018

Streelman, Hossler share lead at Pebble

McIlroy and new caddy, Harry Diamond then broke out in smiles holing his 48th birdie of 2018 with the shot of his round and spinning his approach shot at his 10th to ju...

Feb 10 2018

Kemba Walker replaces Kristaps Porzingis in All-Star Game

It has also been announced that Drummond will take Porzingis' place in the All-Star Skills Challenge. Walker becomes an NBA All-Star for the second time, having made hi...

Feb 10 2018

Venezuelan govt, opposition talks on ice, says Dominican president

Ruling socialists had previously said a vote would be held before the end of April, with President Nicolas Maduro running. During talks in recent weeks in the Dominican...

Feb 09 2018

Give me a toy: Florida boy gets trapped in vending machine

Mason was at a restaurant in Titusville, Florida with friends and family when he decided he wanted a stuffed animal. Mason climbed right into the claw machine to snat...

Feb 09 2018

Team Norway ends up with 15000 eggs thanks to translation error

They'd meant to order 1,500 eggs, the chefs said , to make omelets, fried eggs and other dishes for their team of over 100 athletes . "According to Aftenposten , the...

Feb 09 2018

Pentagon Won't Answer Who Would Pay for Trump's Expensive Military Parade

The last time the Pentagon staged a big military parade down Pennsylvania Avenue.we were celebrating the end of the first Persian Gulf War in 1991. "It was two hours ...

Feb 09 2018

Suffragettes100: Remembering a hard-won fight for the vote

However, with a general election looming, this all changed as the 1918 Representation of the People Act persuaded politicians to extend the vote to all men and some w...

Feb 09 2018

Donald Trump wants military parade to show might

The Washington Post first reported Tuesday that Trump expressed his desire for a military parade at a January 18 meeting between Trump and top generals, and his des...

Feb 09 2018

Congress protests in RS against Modi's remark on Renuka Chowdhury

BJP general secretary Bhupender Yadav hit back at the Congress following its members' protests in the Rajya Sabha over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's dig at Chowdhu...

Feb 09 2018

Toronto police find remains of 6 people in Bruce McArthur case

Forensic investigators continue to sift through the 15 planters seized by police from various properties connected to McArthur. McArthur was arrested January 18 and cha...

Feb 09 2018

Khaleda gets 5 years in jail, faces poll bar

A source within the ruling Awami League told Asia Times that they are planning to enact a new law to ensure that someone who is convicted even by the lower judicial cou...

Feb 09 2018

Cleveland Cavaliers trade Dwyane Wade to Miami Heat at National Basketball Association trade deadline

In a large three-team deal, Utah will reportedly send Rodney Hood to Cleveland , reports Wojnarowski. The Heat will bring back a franchise icon in Wade, who is a F...

Feb 09 2018

Donald Trump's key aide Rob Porter quits as ex-wives allege abuse

Kelly had earlier told the British Daily Mail , " Rob Porter is a man of true integrity and honor", after the tabloid first published allegations of domestic abuse on T...

Feb 09 2018

Super Bowl champ Malcolm Jenkins won't make White House visit

Smith said it goes beyond politics and to the personal nature of Trump's attacks on NFL players, such as when he said players who kneel during the national anthem b...