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Judicial committee says 'knees together' judge Robin Camp should lose his job

The judicial committee's report said: "We conclude that Justice Camp's conduct ... was so manifestly and profoundly destructive of the concept of the impartia...


France worried by Russian warships off Crimea coast, urges restraint

The tests set for Thursday would nearly certainly further damage relations between two former Soviet neighbours that treat each other as open foes. The Russia...


Pargat Singh, Navjot Kaur Sidhu join Congress

But the front failed to take off with Balwinder and Simarjeet Singh Bains announcing a new front, Lok Insaaf Party, in the election-bound Punjab. The announce...


Fiat heir Lapo Elkann arrested after allegedly staging own kidnapping

The fashion maven who likes to flash his jetsetting lifestyle on his Instagram page flew into the city on Thursday and soon connected online with a 29-year-ol...


United passeger jumps out of plane during taxi

According to another passenger , the woman didn't say anything before opening the door. Her actions caught the entire plane - passengers and crew - off guard...


Syria conflict: 'Israeli jets' strike outside Damascus

The warplanes crossed into Lebanese airspace for the airstrikes on Hezbollah and social media users reported hearing fighter planes in the air not long afterm...


Baltimore police release footage of shooting incident

Baltimore Police spokesman T.J. Smith said in a press conference Wednesday evening that a lone gunman came around the corner of a Stop One convenience store an...


Wisconsin officials OK speedy recount, defend tally

Only if the results were overturned in all three states would Clinton have a claim on the presidency, and that is widely considered to be out of the question. S...


Syrian forces press on in Aleppo, as attacks kill civilians

Many others have traveled south into the remaining territory held by rebels. Numerous fleeing civilians headed to government and Kurdish-controlled areas whil...


Brazilian Minister Quits in Case That Implicates President

However, the construction is under legal review. Mr Temer's spokesman said on Thursday night that the president simply intervened to arbitrate a dispute betwe...


Hamas calls for cooperation, Abbas addresses Fatah congress

Abbas has used this week's Fatah conference to cement his rule. With Dahlan frozen out, the elderly and predominantly male invitees are expected to vote in fav...


Paul Nuttall's election is bad news for Labour

A Conservative Party spokesman said: "Now on their third leader in as many months, Ukip are too divided, distracted and incompetent to offer any serious solutio...


ISIS Claims The Capture of Two Turkish Soldiers Missing in Syria

There was no way to independently verify the claim or reconcile the different death tolls. In fact, if his words are to be taken at face value, they signal an e...


Neil Young wants Obama to end 'violence' at pipeline protest

This is literally what we swore to do - to protect the citizens of America from enemies both foreign and domestic. Protesters said the request would only esca...


No request received from Pakistan for bilateral meeting

The move to ask India to propose the dialogue may be a diplomatic ploy on behalf of Pakistan to gain some leeway and possibly dictate the narrative or impose co...


Donald Trump's Chief Strategist Stephen Bannon Earns Money From Seinfeld Reruns

Bannon's record is disqualifying for serving in a White House that seeks to serve all Americans". "Despite his stated desire to bring the country together, ...


Trump defeated Clinton by 10704 votes in MI: unofficial tally

Donald Trump's new campaign manager Kellyanne Conway outlined Thursday, August 18, 2016 her vision of the campaign's strategy for the final stretch of the presi...


Russia arrests retired officer accused of spying for Ukraine

Still, Tusk said he hoped Ukrainians would be granted visa-free travel to the European Union - coveted by Kiev - by year-end. Talks between Russia, the Europe...


Suspect: Victim reneged on deal to give her baby

Yesenia Sesmas , 34, is expected to be charged with murdering 27-year-old Laura Abarca in Wichita, Kansas , and taking off with her 6-day-old daughter Sophia o...


Gen Bajwa brings no change in policy: Asif

Lt. General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Inspector General Training and Evaluation of the Pakistan Army, has been promoted and appointed (November 26, 2016) as the 16th C...


French conservatives voting to choose presidential nominee

Juppe, 71, who campaigned for a French "happy identity", conceded defeat and wished his rival "good luck" in his campaign to become France's next leader in el...


Israeli air force kills 4 IS militants in Syria

Israel maintains a policy of holding Damascus responsible for all fire from Syria into Israel regardless of the source. A subsequent Israeli air strike destroye...


Japan Hit by 7.4 Magnitude Earthquake, Tsunami Warning Issued

The magnitude 7.4 natural disaster occurred at 5:59 a.m., local time, off the coast of Fukushima prefecture. She is also critical of government plans to lift ev...


Singapore military vehicles seized in Hong Kong

A statement from the ministry said it was a routine inspection by Hong Kong authorities: "Singapore authorities are providing relevant assistance to Hong Kong C...


INEC declares Rotimi Akeredolu victor of Ondo Governorship election

Mr. Jegede who was speaking after casting his vote at his polling unit in the Cathedral Area of Akure, said he was glad that he was reinstated as a candidate bu...


South Korea president's office explains Viagra purchase

As the chorus grows louder for South Korean President Park Geun-hye to resign over a corruption scandal, a power vacuum is weighing on her administration, leavi...


Syrian troops capture east Aleppo neighborhood from rebels

The Turkish military believes the strike was carried out by the Syrian air force. While they continue to pursue conflicting goals in Syria, Turkey has of late...


Triangular Series: Zimbabwe Beat West Indies, Will Face Sri Lanka in Final

In the rain-affected game, Chisoro scored an unbeaten 42 and then claimed 2 for 23 in six overs to help Zimbabwe recover from a hard position and win by five ...


Somalia: 11 killed in car bomb blast in the capital

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack, but strong suspicions lie with the al-Qaeda-linked Islamic extremist group al-Shabab, who has waged open war...


Irish boxer Katie Taylor wins on her professional debut

After the fight Taylor was hardly out of breath "It's a privilege to be here, the support was unbelievable, I have been training so hard for the last few months...


Flash Email 4 Central America Tropical Storm Otto 25 November 2016

In Costa Rica, President Luis Guillermo Solis said on Twitter that at least 3 people had died and some 2,500 people had been evacuated. Hurricane Otto sparked...


Obama gathers key Europe leaders amid questions about Trump

The speech, which anchors Mr Obama's multi-nation farewell tour to meet more than two dozen foreign leaders, including top United States allies in Europe and ...


Japan and South Korea sign long-awaited intelligence-sharing deal

The agreement allows South Korea and Japan to swap information directly, instead of going through the United States as they had been under a deal signed in 2014...


German Chancellor Angela Merkel will seek re-election next year

President-elect Donald Trump. Polls put her Christian Democrats (CDU/CSA) on around 33 percent, down some 10 percentage points from summer previous year. A tw...


Turkey rethinks child rape bill after protests

Government officials in Turkey on Saturday stepped up their defense of legislation that would allow men to evade punishment for sexual assault by marrying under...


Murder of British deputy indicates growing violence from far-right extremism

The 53-year-old shouted the words "Britain first" as he fired three shots at Mrs Cox and stabbed her 15 times in June, days before the European Union referendum...


Indonesians protest at Myanmar embassy over Rohingya cause

Myanmar's government has denied reports of human rights abuses in Rakhine, claiming that the military is carrying out "clearance operations" targeting suspected...


Asthma attacks in Australia kill over 4 since Monday

About 200 calls were for cases of asthma , and 600 calls were for people with breathing difficulties, Mick Stephenson, executive director of emergency operatio...


Turkey will retaliate for death of Turkish soldiers in Syria: prime minister

US troops are part of a multinational effort to fight the Islamic State group in the region. One of the wounded troops was said to be in critical condition. T...


Trump taps Betsy DeVos for education secretary, a school voucher advocate

DeVos is chairman of The Windquest Group , a Michigan-based investment management company. Betsy's husband, Dick DeVos , is the heir to the Amway fortune ...