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European Union court decision on Uber 'a social victory': plaintiffs

In the latest of a series of legal battles, Uber had argued it was simply a digital app that acted as an intermediary between drivers and customers looking for ...


Trump Blasts 'FAKE NEWS' Story He Was Considering Rescinding Gorsuch Nomination

It is unclear whether Trump's " explosion ", as another administration official described it, truly put Gorsuch's nomination in jeopardy or whether the presiden...


Korea testing warheads loaded with anthrax

One interesting nugget in the report on top of this is that the US and its ally South Korea appear to have known about this since 2004, as the nations have va...


Pentagon confirmed existence of UFO program, incident videos released

The program was initially funded at the request of then Senator Harry Reid , the chamber's majority leader at the time and a long-time enthusiast of space ph...


Significant cold coming our way and will last through Christmas

The National Weather Service's website isn't willing to be so bold. "Will it snow, or won't it snow for Christmas? ". The forecast models continue to chang...


Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull announces cabinet reshuffle

PRIME Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced his new leadership team, awarding Senator Michaelia Cash a brand new senior cabinet role just weeks after her ...


South Africa's ANC elect new leader to replace Zuma

In a boost to Ramaphosa, courts ruled that officials from some provinces seen as supporting Dlamini-Zuma had been elected illegally and were barred from the con...


Amtrak Train Derails On Overpass In Washington State, Causing 'Multiple Fatalities'

The chart, dated February 7, was submitted to the Federal Railroad Administration in anticipation of the start of passenger service along a new bypass route tha...


US Vetoes UN Resolution Rejecting Trump's Jerusalem Decision

It would also have affirmed that "any decisions and actions which purport to have altered, the character, status or demographic composition of the holy city of ...


Himachal Pradesh Elections Results 2017 Live Updates

The rivalry between current leaders of the BJP and the Congress in HP - Prem Kumar Dhumal and Virbhadra Singh, respectively - began when Virbhadra became the ch...


Donald Trump thanks Russia's Vladimir Putin for praising American economy

Shortly after Trump made his remarks to reporters at the White House on December 15, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called on Russian Federation and Chin...


Jordan Howard, Mitchell Trubisky ready to 'ball out' vs. Lions

Jones from three yards out; a scoring play that was set up by a huge Marvin Jones Jr. grab three plays prior. Marvin Jones is skilled at making contested ...


Jeremy Lin congratulates 16-year-old viral Harvard passer

Little told The Boston Globe he always dreamed of attending the Ivy League school in Cambridge and that he has received a wave of support from viewers of the ...


Parliament's winter session adjourned till 18 December

The Centre was recently targetted by the Opposition for delaying the winter session allegedly in the wake of Gujarat Assembly Elections . This session of the...


In first, United States presents its evidence of Iranian weaponry from Yemen

Security Council. The missile fired at Riyadh was a rather feeble and ineffective response to the continuing air assault on Yemen by a Saudi-led coalition tha...


Magnitude-6.5 natural disaster hits off the coast of Java

The center of the temblor was situated in the town of Cipatujah, about 190 miles away from Jakarta, the U.S. Camera IconPatients are evacuated outside a hospi...


More winter weather on the way

The system was too moisture-starved in this area to produce much of anything, according to the weather service. The highest risk is expect to onset Saturday aft...


PBS Suspends Distribution of Smiley Show for Misconduct

Tavis Smiley says PBS railroaded him during its investigation into claims he was having sex with staffers, and he's vowing to take a stand against the networ...


Facebook to use its News Feed to push more videos to users

In a more annoying caveat, Zuckerberg's brainchild has also announced that it's toying with the idea of ads that appear during the middle of a video. Watch is...


Re-election bid up to Assad, Russia says

Forcing the opposition to withdraw from Riyadh 2 was not a "logical and possible" approach, de Mistura said when asked about the regime request. You can think...


Which is better for the environment? Real or artificial Christmas trees

And yet, Christmas tree prices in NY are likely to go up. The minimum wage in New York State was raised in 2016 and is scheduled to rise at the end of each year...


Omarosa exits the White House with a dose of drama

Omarosa , without naming Ryan, said she had attacked her for the past year and said it was "personal". Connors went on to say that the black leaders in the ...


Volunteers needed to help lay wreaths at Arlington Cemetery

More than 14,000 attendees attended the ceremony in 2016, organizers said. The Hampton event is part of Wreaths Across America , a nationwide campaign that i...


Lingering Lake Effect Snow Plus Arctic Cold

But for much of the eastern side of England it will be dry and sunny most of the time. But still it's another chilly day, with winds from the northwest gusting ...


Theresa May suffers first defeat in Commons - in key Brexit bill vote

May lost by a close margin of 309-305 votes. The German MEP suggested that the latest twist in the Brexit negotiations showed that, unlike for previous genera...


Joe Biden Consoles Meghan McCain About Her Father's Battle with Cancer

She says, "I think about Beau nearly every day and I was told that this doesn't get easier but that you cultivate the tools to work with this and live with th...


Tillerson: US willing to hold talks with NK without preconditions

This appeared to represent a softening in the USA position, seeing as officials had previously demanded that Kim Jong-Un's regime demonstrate a willingness to c...


Senator Gillibrand Trump is Trying to Silence Me ... With 'Sexist Smear' Tweet

More than a dozen women have come forward with claims of misconduct by Trump, who boasted in a video tape that surfaced during the campaign that he could kiss a...


A blast of winter predicted for Wednesday

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for parts of central Wisconsin including Marathon, Wood and Portage counties. Following a ...


Scarlett Moffatt Praises 'I'm A Celebrity' Winner Georgia 'Toff' Toffolo

The Made In Chelsea regular has been praised by fans for her relentless positivity during her time Down Under, throwing herself into Bushtucker Trials with th...


South West punished by PDP because of 2015 elections - APC

Dokpesi , who contested had rejected the results of the votes after Secondus was declared victor. He said, "With revelations of how money-for-votes and system...


Sarah Sanders shuts down CNN star Jim Acosta's grandstanding

The confrontation between the two didn't end there, as Acosta tried to asked Sanders to cite a "fake news" story . The White House released a statement o...


Lebanon forces fire tear gas at protestors near U.S. embassy

Thousands of protesters have gathered in front of the U.S. embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, to protest the USA recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Four...


Trump to start process of sending Americans back to moon: White House

At Monday's event, Pence applauded the president's order, saying that "signing the space policy directive" it will ensure "America will lead in space once again...


Israeli army destroys incomplete tunnel from Gaza

The IDF said the tunnel did not yet have an exit inside Israel, so it did not yet represent a threat to nearby communities, however Hamas could have made the ...


Palestinian FM: US becomes part of conflict not broker

Despite calls to keep the demonstration peaceful, clashes broke out as crowds threw plastic water bottles, stones and sticks at the police. Protesters burned ...


Louvre Abu Dhabi to Display World's Most Expensive Painting

Featuring a vast silver-toned dome, the Louvre Abu Dhabi was designed by French architect Jean Nouvel, drawing inspiration from Arab design and evoking both an ...


United States warns PA against cancelling meetings with officials

Trump on Wednesday formally recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in the face of worldwide criticism while asserting that he was "not taking a position ...


Pakistan allows Kulbhushan's meeting with wife, mother on Dec 25

Islamabad accepted New Delhi's demand to allow Jadhav's mother Avantika Jadhav to travel with his wife Chetna to Pakistan to meet the former Indian Navy offic...


Pantone announces its 2018 Color of the Year

Ultra Violet takes the Color of the Year baton from Greenery, which was the 2017 shade . "There's a hint of fantasy in this color - something nearly unreal ...


North Korean missile threat forced Singapore Airlines to reroute flights

Korean carrier Asiana Airlines also changed flight paths on some of its routes between Korea and the U.S. in 2010 in order to avoid the risk of being hit by an ...


Senate confirms Trump's pick to lead Department of Homeland Security

A Virginia native, Nielsen attended the University of Virginia School of Law after graduating from Georgetown. Kelly left the Department of Homeland Security ...


Netflix Finally Announces The 'Black Mirror' Season 4 Premiere Date

All three seasons of Black Mirror - including the Channel 4 produced series - are available now on Netflix. Just in time for some New Year's binging, Season 4...


3 dead in New Mexico high-school shooting

A police officer who responded to a mass shooting at a Florida nightclub and now suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder is losing his job. Other schools ...


Russian Federation 'will not bar athletes' from Games

Many Russians had earlier taken to Twitter to express outrage over the International Olympic Committee decision, tweeting under the hashtag "no Russia, no gam...


England could face Scotland at Euro 2020 if both qualify for finals

Cardiff and Stockholm - which hosted last year's Champions League and Europa League finals respectively - had hoped to fill the breach but the decision was made...


Al Franken announces resignation from the Senate

There was something missing from Al Franken's speech on Thursday. Multiple women accused Franken of inappropriately touching them or attempting to kiss th...


Storm Caroline will pose 'danger to life' with 90mph gusts

STORM CAROLINE is set to bring heavy gales, snow, and ice to Ireland in the coming hours as the extreme weather conditions make their way from the United Kingdo...


Lionel Messi Talks Newell's Old Boys 'Dream,' Argentina World Cup Hopes

Argentina star Lionel Messi is anxious about the threat posed by the Super Eagles to his country's chances of reaching the second round of the Russian Federat...


Robert Mueller has spent $3.2 million on special counsel's Russian Federation investigation

But despite multiple U.S. media outlets reporting that Mr Mueller's investigation had expanded to include Mr Trump's personal financial records, one of the Pr...