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Strong quake hits Japan, triggers tsunami

The tremors hit at 6 a.m. local time and were 160 miles away in Tokyo. Coastal residents in Japan were ordered to flee to higher ground on Tuesday after a str...


SA requesting volunteers to help with Thanksgiving dinner

Joseph McFee wanted to help feed needy citizens in San Francisco. The kettles are manned by volunteers, primarily from the church and the Rotary clubs. "Volun...


Obama makes final Thanksgiving turkey pardon

Twitter blew up with questions about why weren't Sasha and Malia Obama at the turkey pardoning? For the final time, President Obama will perform the preside...


AWCON 2016: Nigeria's Super Falcons ready for Ghana clash

Ghana beat Kenya 3-1 in their first game also on Sunday and victory for either Nigeria or Ghana in Wednesday's game should see them through to the semi-final....


Toure inspires Man City to 2-1 win at Palace

Guardiola had been scathing about Toure's fitness levels earlier this season and had not given the Ivory Coast midfielder even one minute on the pitch since a ...


Roy Cooper announces transition team despite disputed results

McCrory's ultimate goal might not have been to overtake Cooper in raw vote totals but, asMark Joseph Stern suggested in a recent article about the controversy i...


Ukraine ombudswoman asks to check confinement conditions of detained Russians

Russia's Defense Ministry says Ukrainian security services have arrested two Russian servicemen. Moscow said that they were taken from Crimea to Ukraine's M...


Qatari tourists robbed in car arriving in Paris

Masked men stopped the Bentley carrying the women, sprayed them with tear gas and made off with no less than $5.6 million in jewelry and other valuables. The ro...


Johnson expects more of himself, Cardinals

This season, Johnson is averaging 4.3 yards per carry and has nine touchdowns rushing. A gunner on special teams, a now reliable receiver, while always being a ...


Trump and Obama deliver message of unity

President-elect Donald Trump says he "very much looks forward" to dealing with President Barack Obama in the future. Both Obama and first lady Michelle Obama at...


Obamacare sign-ups surge despite Trump victory

He has an eye on cost, too; Trump has consistently said that Obamacare is "far too expensive" for the insured and for the country. Their deductible is $5,00...


Trump quickly settles university lawsuits after a long fight

NY state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who filed the state lawsuit, said the settlement was a "stunning reversal by Donald Trump and a major victory for...


Korean prosecutors indict secretive confidante of Park

The anti-Park rallies have continued despite two televised apologies from the president over a scandal linked to her friendship with long-time confidante Choi S...


Russians Admit they were in Contact with Trump's Camp During Election Campaign

Peskov, the Kremlin spokesman, said Wednesday that there were no plans for a meeting. "Of course, it's quite natural that Russian experts are trying to mainta...


Clapper, Carter Want Rogers Out at NSA

Mike Rogers, a potential pick for national intelligence director in the Trump administration, might be fired in the current Obama administration. U.S. Devin Nun...


Protests and student walkouts mark the week after Trump's win

Protesters took to the streets in cities across the United States, angered by the surprise election of Donald Trump. In Los Angeles, a few hundred people gath...


Turkey failed coup: Officers 'seeking North Atlantic Treaty Organisation asylum'

Germany said on Friday that asylum requests from Turkish nationals in general have more than doubled this year, with 4,437 claims to the end of October compar...


German lawmaker: Merkel will run again for chancellor

Even though Merkel's CDU and their Bavaria-based Christian Social Union partners are roughly 10 percentage points ahead of their nearest rivals in opinion pol...


North Korea asks China to stop Kim Jong-un fat jokes

In September, the North conducted its fifth and the strongest-ever nuclear test , drawing strong condemnation from the global community. However, ahead of ...


Islamic State claims attack on Afghan security unit, killing 7

Afghan Interior Ministry spokesman, Sediq Sediqqi confirming the casualties told media that a suicide bomber attacked a vehicle carrying operatives of the Nat...


Falconet defeats Canada 3-1

Awurimibe told Sports Radio 88.9 Brila FM, he's confident tweaking of the personnel and strategy can help the 2014 U-20 Women's World Cup runner-up, keep hopes ...


Mexico central bank may deliver big rate hike after peso's Trump tumble

Mexican diplomats are also looking to push the presence of mobile help centers and community outreach programs in order to help make sure that Mexicans in the U...


Barca strikes new sponsorship deal with Japan's Rakuten

Barcelona boast some of the world's most recognisable stars - vital marketing assets for the club's partners - who have millions of followers on social media, p...


Colin Kaepernick didn't register to vote, report says

And given the polarity and uninspiring nature of both major party candidates, a number of young voters felt disenfranchised with the process and neglected to vo...


German foreign minister tapped to become next president

Gauck's presidential term expires in March 2017, about six months before Germany holds a parliamentary election. "At a time when there's unrest and instabilit...


Hamas leader urges Trump to change US Palestine policy

Netanyahu was among the first leaders Trump spoke to after his election victory, and Trump invited the Israeli Prime Minister to visit the United States at his ...


Dad fears for son's life after extradition decision

Missile Defense Agency, Federal Reserve and Environmental Protection Agency were also hacked, prosecutors allege. U.S. authorities have been fighting for Mr L...


Five of Stephen Bannon's Most Head-Turning Quotes

To be fair, the Democrats have called many people racist- however, this time Bannon might be a bona fide white supremacist. Former Breitbart chief Stephe...


Mark Zuckerberg Again Rejects Claims of Facebook Impact on US Election

There were a lot of interlocking forms of institutional oppression that led our country to where it is today , which means that blaming any one institution d...


Deportation fears grip immigrants after Trump's election

Trump's platform says he's going to cancel that program". Itzel was only 4 years old when her parents brought her to the United States. With Trump now the ...


Cutler, Bears undermine themselves in 36-10 loss to Bucs

Winston threw for 312 yards, completing 19 passes to players other than Mike Evans . The Bucs fell to Atlanta 43-28 in their last game as Falcons quarterback M...


Amid anti-Trump protests, 1 injured in Oregon shooting

Corothers also received one count of attempted murder and Hunter was charged with six counts of attempted murder. Several thousand protesters marched peaceful...


Let's Remember - And Thank - Our Veterans

Sometimes called Armistice Day, it is celebrated in many countries around the world other than just the United States. In short, the difference is this: we ce...


Massive queues at banks, ATMs as India rushes to exchange scrapped notes

Besides, the co-operative banks have also been asked to take deposit and exchange the old with the new one. A day after it withdrew high-denomination bank not...


Clinton looks to shift focus to unity in race's final hours

But if Mrs Clinton falls short in key swing states, then Mr Trump, who is competitive in them all, does have a path to victory. "We know she is the best candida...


Michelle Obama is internet's popular choice to run for President in 2020

Many had actually lamented during the campaigns that it should have been Michelle Obama instead of Hillary Clinton running for the United States Presidency. "...


Anti-Trump demonstrations hit second day; Portland police say protest is 'riot'

There was at least one arrest made for vandalism charges. The tweet marked a 180-degree change in tone and message from his Thursday night tweet, in which he...


Saskatchewan RCMP issue Amber Alert for missing child

Earl LeBlanc at a news conference in Regina. An Amber Alert was issued by police on Wednesday (9 November), after the child was not returned to her mother. Po...


Belgium freezes assets of 15 people linked to terrorism

He is now linked to last November's Paris attacks as well, Agence France-Press reported . Some 130 people died in the attacks on the evening of November 13 2...


Clinton Up Six In Latest Virginia Poll

Q7, Q10 and Q11 were asked November 3-5 among 1,773 likely voters; those results also have a 2.5-point error margin. Trump led among white voters, 53 percent to...