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Twin attacks on Syrian security buildings
Los Angeles TimesTwin attacks on Syrian security buildings kill at least 32Los Angeles TimesTwin attacks on two Syrian security offices in the central city of Homs on Saturday killed at least 32 people, including a senior security official who heads the feared Military Intelligence services, state media and officials reported. An Al Qaeda ...Dozens dead in suicide attack in Syria's HomsYahoo NewsBlasts in Syria kill dozens at security headquarters in HomsWashington PostAt least 30 dead in twin attacks on Syrian security buildingsFox NewsNewsweek -BBC News -CNN -WHIOall 49 news articles »
Posted on 25 February 2017 | 3:05 am
Kim Jong-nam killing: Suspect 'was paid $90
The NationKim Jong-nam killing: Suspect 'was paid $90 for baby oil prank'BBC NewsAn Indonesian woman arrested for the murder of the half-brother of North Korea's leader has said she was given 400 Malaysian ringgits ($90) to carry out a prank. Indonesian embassy officials met Siti Aisyah, 25, on Saturday in the Malaysian capital ...Top Asian News 11:05 am GMTYahoo NewsWoman accused of poisoning Kim Jong Nam to death claims she got $90 to carry out a prankNew York Daily NewsKim Jong-nam killed by nerve agent, Malaysian police say, putting spotlight on chemical weaponsChristian Science MonitorVoice of America -World Socialist Web Site -WHIO -Boston Heraldall 880 news articles »
Posted on 25 February 2017 | 1:47 am
Trump Intensifies His Attacks on Journalists
New York TimesTrump Intensifies His Attacks on Journalists and Condemns FBI 'Leakers'New York TimesSean Spicer, the White House press secretary, during a briefing on Thursday. Credit Doug Mills/The New York Times. WASHINGTON — President Trump turned the power of the White House against the news media on Friday, escalating his attacks on ...Trump administration sought to enlist intelligence officials, key lawmakers to counter Russia storiesWashington PostCan the White House discuss open investigations with the FBI?CNNWhite House says chief of staff not wrong to talk to FBISalonCBS News -The Hill -Slate Magazine -TIMEall 319 news articles »
Posted on 24 February 2017 | 6:48 pm
Kansas shooting: Widow of Indian man calls
CNNKansas shooting: Widow of Indian man calls for action on hate crimesCNN(CNN) The widow of an Indian man killed in a Kansas bar said Friday she was constantly worried about violence against foreigners, but her husband had assured her everything would be OK. "I told him many a times, 'Should we think about going back?Donations top $500000 for Indian man shot dead in Kansas 'hate crime'Yahoo NewsGPS device-maker Garmin reeling after Kansas worker killedWashington TimesHe yelled 'Get out of my country,' witnesses say, and then shot 2 men from India, killing oneWashington PostSalon -BBC News -Times of India -KPRC Houstonall 709 news articles »
Posted on 24 February 2017 | 3:08 pm
Homeland Security Posts Up Bid Notice For
Washington PostHomeland Security Posts Up Bid Notice For The Design Of Great Mexico Border WallDaily CallerThe Department of Homeland Security has posted up a notice that it will start soliciting bids for the design and build of the great wall promised for the Mexican border in March. The notice was posted Friday morning on Federal Business Opportunities ...The Deadly Cost of Turning Back the Immigration TideDaily Beast#ConanMexico Preview: Conan's Border Wall Pledge DriveYouTubeExclusive - Trump border 'wall' to cost $21.6 billion, take 3.5 years to build: internal reportReutersFBO.govall 185 news articles »
Posted on 24 February 2017 | 2:43 pm
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Kansas community tries to heal from
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — In the middle of a crowded bar, Adam Purinton yelled at two Indian men to "get out of my country," witnesses said, then opened fire in an attack that killed one of the men and wounded the other, as well as a third man who tried to help.
Posted on 25 February 2017 | 7:07 am
Search for murder suspect, 6-year-old
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A missing 6-year-old Connecticut girl was found in Pennsylvania on Friday following a high-speed car chase and crash that involved a car driven by her father, who's suspected in her mother's killing, authorities said.
Posted on 24 February 2017 | 5:04 pm
U.S. seeks extradition of ex-Guatemala
The United States will request the extradition of former Guatemalan Vice President Roxana Baldetti and a former cabinet minister on drug trafficking charges, the U.S. Embassy in Guatemala said on Friday. Baldetti has been imprisoned in Guatemala since 2015 on charges of leading a network that defrauded the government of the Central American country along with former president Otto Pérez Molina, who has also been arrested and is awaiting trial.
Posted on 24 February 2017 | 4:43 pm
Google’s Pixel XL works much better on
It's 2017, which means we're long past the days when your phone should lock you in to one particular carrier. Unfortunately, Google doesn't seem to agree. A new report from Cellular Insights takes a deep dive into how the Google Pixel XL performs on different networks. According to their testing, 3x Carrier Aggregation -- a feature that combines different LTE bands for blazing-fast speeds -- doesn't work on T-Mobile, but does on Verizon. The end result will be slower speeds for T-Mobile users compared to Verizon, even if the two networks are totally equal in one place. It's a handicap for T-Mobile, as most customers won't know that it's the phone causing the slowdown. The reason for the lack of 3xCA on T-Mobile appears to be software related. 3xCA works just fine on Verizon, and Google advertises 3xCA as a feature for the Pixel XL. Cellular Insights explains the problem: "Despite the device being fully unlocked and (at least initially) marketed in North America as Cat 9 capable, Google exercises the right to enable and disable not only LTE bands and CA combos on “per operator” basis, but capabilities and features as well, such as LTE Category and Higher Order Modulation. We simply can not rationalize the reason behind this decision, but it is hard to imagine that this was an accident, knowing that T-Mobile is one of the very first U.S. operators to rollout 3xCA, as well as one of the first operators globally to activate DL-256QAM, UL-64QAM, EVS, etc. We are hoping that one of the upcoming Google OTA updates will take care of T-Mobile specific carrier profile, allowing the Pixel XL to take the full advantage of the network." With your tinfoil hat on, there's one obvious explanation for this behaviour: Verizon is the exclusive carrier retail partner for the Pixel and Pixel XL in the States. If you want a Pixel on T-Mobile, you'll have to buy it outright unlocked from Google and get your own T-Mobile SIM. Hypothetically, there might be some agreement between Verizon and Google to only enable certain network features on Verizon, giving the network a sly upper hand. Google did not immediately return a request for comment.
Posted on 24 February 2017 | 3:18 pm
Georgia woman wages single-handed fight for
ATLANTA (AP) — When Nydia Tisdale turned her camera on a north Georgia city council meeting, the mayor ordered her to stop recording and had a police officer forcibly remove her and the camera.
Posted on 24 February 2017 | 1:57 pm
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Buffett Says $100 Billion Wasted on Fees
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett devoted a substantial portion of his annual letter to deepen his long-running critique of investment fees. Over five pages, he updated Berkshire Hathaway Inc. shareholders on a bet made almost a decade ago that a low ...
Posted on 24 February 2017 | 11:50 pm
California Gov. Jerry Brown seeks $450
Feb. 25 (UPI) --California Gov. Jerry Brown urged lawmakers to provide the funds needed to increase flood protection following the Orville dam fracture. Following heavy winter rains in the state, Brown said $437 million is needed for flood-related projects.
Posted on 24 February 2017 | 11:36 pm
DNC chair vote: live coverage
Live updates on the Democratic National Committee chair vote in Atlanta. 10: 26 a.m. Democrats are worried that, no matter who wins today's election, lingering divisions from the primary will continue to divide the party. The election is a referendum on ...
Posted on 24 February 2017 | 11:35 pm
Man suspected in Amber Alert had been
The man suspected of taking a 6-year-old Connecticut girl prompting an Amber Alert on Friday had previously been deported, federal immigration officials said. Oscar Hernandez was taken into custody on Friday following a high-speed car chase and crash on ...
Posted on 24 February 2017 | 11:32 pm
Fox News Anchor Stands Up For CNN And
After the White House blocked several major news organizations from attending an off-camera press briefing, known as a gaggle, journalists, both invited to the presser and not, stood up for the media. Among them was Fox News anchor Shepard Smith.
Posted on 24 February 2017 | 11:24 pm
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Philippines people power anniversary sparks
Hundreds vent their anger at President Rodrigo Duterte as they mark the "people power" anniversary.
Posted on 25 February 2017 | 7:39 am
Mosul battle: Kurdish reporter Shifa Gardi
Shifa Gardi, of the Iraqi Kurdish channel Rudaw, is killed by a roadside bomb as she covers clashes.
Posted on 25 February 2017 | 7:15 am
James O'Connor and Ali Williams held on
The former Australian and New Zealand internationals were buying cocaine, police sources say.
Posted on 25 February 2017 | 7:10 am
Police issue Devon humpback whale 'stay
Onlookers are urged not to get too close to a humpback whale spotted off the south Devon coast.
Posted on 25 February 2017 | 6:49 am
Rural unease ahead of French presidential
How is the country's rural population viewing the presidential contest?
Posted on 25 February 2017 | 6:14 am
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Trump Pentagon names the enemy: It's ISIS,
ISIL has been vanquished -- at least as an acronym in the administration of President Donald Trump.
Posted on 25 February 2017 | 8:22 am
McMaster: Term 'radical Islamic terrorism'
New national security adviser H.R. McMaster is already setting a strikingly different tone than his ousted predecessor, Michael Flynn, and President Donald Trump, saying the term "radical Islamic terrorism" isn't helpful for US goals.
Posted on 25 February 2017 | 8:19 am
Official: Suspect in Kim Jong Nam death
A suspect in the death of Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half brother of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, thought she was rubbing baby oil on his face, according to an Indonesian official.
Posted on 25 February 2017 | 8:01 am
Mosul battle: Civilians killed by landmines
More than 50 civilians have been killed and injured by landmines since Friday night as they fled a village about 9 miles west of Mosul, Iraq's Federal Police said in a tweet Saturday.
Posted on 25 February 2017 | 7:39 am
Why Trump's election scares data scientists
When Donald Trump was elected, most people probably weren't concerned about the future of data. But for some groups, that was top of mind.
Posted on 25 February 2017 | 6:26 am
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Police: Live deer set aflame in Indiana
Police say the deer was still alive when someone poured accelerant over the deer and set it on fire.       
Posted on 25 February 2017 | 4:36 am
Who is the 'bravest woman in America' Ida
Before women could even vote, Ida Lewis saved 18 people from drowning in the waters off Newport, R.I.       
Posted on 25 February 2017 | 4:12 am
Trump lashes out at media for failing to
President boasts that national debt decreased $12 billion in his first month in office.       
Posted on 25 February 2017 | 3:42 am
Turks push to turn iconic Hagia Sophia back
The 1,500-year-old structure, now a museum, has symbolized Turkey's secular society.       
Posted on 25 February 2017 | 2:54 am
Woman's first-person obituary honors the
Jean Oddi's obituary brags it's "no surprise" people called her "The Queen."       
Posted on 25 February 2017 | 2:33 am
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Brazen Attacks Against Syrian Security Kill
In synchronized attacks, insurgents stormed into heavily guarded security offices in Syria's central Homs city, clashed with troops and then blew themselves up, killing a senior officer and at least 31 others, state media and officials reported.
Posted on 25 February 2017 | 7:57 am
Obama Takes In a Broadway Show, but Shuns
The former president, who has kept a low profile since leaving office in January, visited New York to see “The Price” with his elder daughter, Malia.
Posted on 25 February 2017 | 6:55 am
Let Yayoi Kusama Take You to Infinity
For more than 50 years, the Japanese ultra-Pop artist has awed audiences by crafting sculptural illusions with light and mirrors to replicate the sense of infinity. Experience five rooms at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.
Posted on 25 February 2017 | 2:00 am
The Anti-Trump Activist Taking On Retailers
Putting together a list of companies selling Trump products has transformed Shannon Coulter’s life, and not always for the better.
Posted on 25 February 2017 | 2:00 am
‘I Hope to Have My Mind Boggled a Few More
Our Top 10 Comments of the Week: Readers debate new planets, transgender issues and pizza toppings.
Posted on 25 February 2017 | 2:00 am
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Bombings, air strikes in Syria rattle Geneva
GENEVA/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian government and opposition delegates to peace talks in Geneva on Saturday warned of the impact on negotiations after a day of violence in Syria that included jihadist suicide bombings and missile strikes by the air force.
Posted on 25 February 2017 | 8:35 am
Malaysia to sweep Kuala Lumpur airport for
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia will sweep one of the terminals at Kuala Lumpur international airport for toxic chemicals after Kim Jong Nam was murdered there with a nerve agent last week, as authorities said they would issue an arrest warrant if a North Korean diplomat wanted over the death did not come forward.
Posted on 25 February 2017 | 8:29 am
Warren Buffett rails against fee-hungry Wall
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Billionaire Warren Buffett, whose stock picks over several decades have turned Berkshire Hathaway Inc into one of the most successful conglomerates, delivered another black eye to the investment industry on Saturday, saying investors should "stick with low-cost index funds."
Posted on 25 February 2017 | 8:08 am
Iraqi forces push deeper into western Mosul
MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - U.S.-backed Iraqi forces pushed deeper into western Mosul on Saturday, advancing in several populated southern districts after punching through the defences of Islamic State's last major urban stronghold in Iraq a day earlier.
Posted on 25 February 2017 | 7:09 am
'Batman v Superman,' 'Hillary's America' win
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Even the Razzie Awards are getting political.
Posted on 25 February 2017 | 7:02 am
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Kurdish journalist killed by roadside bomb
Shifa Gardi, a journalist for the Kurdish Rudaw Media Network, has died in a roadside bomb explosion while covering the Iraqi advance towards Islamic State-held Mosul, her employer reported. Her cameraman, Yunis Mustafa, was wounded in the blast. Read Full Article at RT.com
Posted on 25 February 2017 | 8:02 am
Zika-fighting ‘abortion ship’ detained
Guatemala has detained a ship off its coast offering abortion services to women, ordering the expulsion of the vessel, owned by a Dutch non-profit organization, and its crew members. Read Full Article at RT.com
Posted on 25 February 2017 | 7:28 am
‘Everyone hates the police!’ Teargas
Riot police were forced to use tear gas to contain a protest staged by anti-fascist and far-left union protesters in Nantes in western France. The demonstration was initially organized against a speech by the National Front leader Marine Le Pen scheduled for Sunday. Read Full Article at RT.com
Posted on 25 February 2017 | 7:28 am
Alternative Flags: Mike Pence trolled for
Mike Pence’s support for Israel at the Republican Jewish Coalition in Las Vegas on Friday night backfired spectacularly, when a staffer posted numerous tweets from the Vice President’s official account with the Nicaraguan flag instead of the Israeli one. Read Full Article at RT.com
Posted on 25 February 2017 | 6:47 am
Kim Jong-nam murder suspect says she was
Siti Aisyah, the Indonesian woman who is being held in Malaysia for poisoning Kim Jong-un’s half-brother, Kim Jong-nam, in Kuala Lumpur airport last week, says that she was paid $90 dollars for the attack, which she believed to have been a prank. Read Full Article at RT.com
Posted on 25 February 2017 | 6:09 am
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Journalism in Rodrigo Duterte's Philippines
Award-winning investigative journalist Marites Vitug discusses the current state of the news media in the country.
Posted on 25 February 2017 | 8:36 am
Turkey's ruling AKP begins push to amend
Prime Minister Yildirim joins 40,000 AKP party members urging vote that would extend President Erdogan's powers.
Posted on 25 February 2017 | 7:46 am
Army intelligence chief killed in deadly
General Hassan Daabul among dozens of victims of a series of suicide attacks on military installations, says state TV.
Posted on 25 February 2017 | 7:18 am
Rudaw's Shifa Gardi killed covering battle
Rudaw channel says roadside bomb explosion kills its reporter Shifa Gardi and wounds cameraman Younis Mustafa.
Posted on 25 February 2017 | 7:00 am
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Posted on 25 February 2017 | 6:44 am
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Parent burned in school blast
BREAKING: A woman has been taken to hospital with burns after a barbecue mishap led to reports of an explosion at a school on the NSW Central Coast.
Posted on 31 March 2016 | 7:43 pm
World’s major cities on high alert
NEW York, London, Paris and other major world capitals are on high alert and security has been ramped up big time in the wake of the attacks.
Posted on 22 March 2016 | 12:57 pm
Five dead in ambush-style massacre
POLICE are hunting two suspects after gunmen allegedly opened fire at a Pittsburgh backyard party, killing five and injuring several others.
Posted on 9 March 2016 | 9:41 pm
Rats in the ranks, chasing the PM's tail?
A DAY after announcing police will investigate a leak of classified defence documents, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull watched a game of rats and rabbits.
Posted on 2 March 2016 | 5:21 pm
SA woman charged after corruption probe
AN investigation by South Australia's corruption watchdog has led to the arrest of an Adelaide woman charged with deception offences.
Posted on 2 March 2016 | 5:21 pm
Source: Telegraph
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Ireland vs France, Six Nations 2017 live
Posted on 25 February 2017 | 8:46 am
Chelsea vs Swansea City: Live score updates
Posted on 25 February 2017 | 8:43 am
Woman charged over death of three-year-old
Posted on 25 February 2017 | 8:39 am
Premier League live scores and goal updates
Posted on 25 February 2017 | 8:38 am
Scotland 29 Wales 13: Clincal Scots put
Posted on 25 February 2017 | 8:29 am
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Thousands protest in Manila against Duterte
Demonstraters march against the president's war on drugs and the arrest of one of his opponents.
Posted on 25 February 2017 | 7:17 am
Suspect in Kim Jong-nam killing claims she
An Indonesian woman arrested for the murder of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s half-brother has claimed ignorance, saying she was paid the equivalent of eighty five euros to smear what she thought w
Posted on 25 February 2017 | 5:32 am
Raucous Rio gets into its carnival rhythm
Rio de Janeiro’s annual samba extravaganza has got underway in typical raucous style.
Posted on 25 February 2017 | 3:54 am
Iraqi forces push deeper into western Mosul
US-backed Iraqi forces have pushed deeper into western Mosul on Saturday, after retaking the city’s airport from the self-styled Islamic State.
Posted on 25 February 2017 | 2:53 am
'Over 40' killed in attacks on Syrian
A series of attacks and suicide bombings against Syrian security offices in two districts of Homs have caused many casualties.
Posted on 25 February 2017 | 1:31 am
Source: ITN
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British Gas owner posts huge profits
British Gas' owner has increased profits at its residential arm by 23 per cent in a move fanning flames of anger over recent price hikes.Related StoriesCentrica criticised over profitsBatman shootings: Amateur video of audience fleeingJamie Heaton's parents visit Shaw explosion siteBo's wife charged with murder of British businessmanRelated StoriesFirst outing for fastest cubs on landMariem Alaoui Selsouli suspendedHSBC dealt record fine over drug-money launderingPolice numbers drop to lowest level in 9 yearsKiller whale drags trainer underwater at SeaWorld, San Diego
Posted on 26 July 2012 | 6:12 am
Warsi cleared of expenses fiddle
The Conservative Party says its co-chairman Baroness Warsi has been cleared of allegations she wrongly claimed Parliamentary expenses.Related StoriesDavid Cameron heckled at Olympic eventMost over-the-top PMQs question ever?Cameron: 'We have to deal with banking culture'David Cameron confronted by angry Yorkshire residentRelated StoriesDavid Beckham surprises Team GB fans in photo boothAll children to be given flu vaccineOlympics 'sabotage' strike called offWitnesses describe horror at Tate Modern death plungePolice numbers drop to lowest level in 9 years
Posted on 26 July 2012 | 6:12 am
Bo's wife charged with murder of British
The wife of scandal-hit Chinese politician Bo Xilai is to be prosecuted for the murder of British businessman Neil Heywood.Related StoriesNorth Korean soldiers dance to celebrate Kim's promotionBNP members to be 'banned' from ChurchWarsi cleared of expenses fiddleWedding party's cars plunge into river as bridge collapsesRelated StoriesChina shows off elite Harbin Z-9 helicopterAdorable white lion cubs born in MexicoBreathtaking volcano eruption in JapanSenior Syrian diplomats defectKiller whale drags trainer underwater at SeaWorld, San Diego
Posted on 26 July 2012 | 4:49 am
Olympics kicks off with flag gaffe
Olympic organisers LOCOG have been forced to apologise to the North Korean women's football team, after the South Korean flag was displayed before their first match.Related StoriesDavid Beckham: 'I have a small role in opening ceremony'London 2012 kicks off with footballOlympics 'sabotage' strike called offMariem Alaoui Selsouli suspendedTall ships sail to the Thames for the Olympics
Posted on 26 July 2012 | 4:11 am
Police numbers drop to lowest level in 9
The number of police officers in England and Wales has fallen to its lowest level in nine years, figures showed today.Related StoriesEngland and Wales are ageing faster than ever beforeBNP members to be 'banned' from ChurchWarsi cleared of expenses fiddleWitnesses describe horror at Tate Modern death plungeRelated StoriesBritish Gas owner posts huge profitsHSBC dealt record fine over drug-money launderingWitnesses describe horror at Tate Modern death plungeKiller whale drags trainer underwater at SeaWorld, San DiegoWarsi cleared of expenses fiddle
Posted on 26 July 2012 | 4:03 am