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People are freaking out that Twitter made them follow Trump's account

Meanwhile, Kendrick Lamar tweeted: "We really gonna miss you champ". President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama await the White House arrival of President-...


Is North Korea Planning a Long-Range Missile Launch?

Reuters notes a test-launch could be "imminent" and could possibly take place around the time of Trump's inauguration on Friday as a display of force directe...


California Labor Market Ends 2016 On Down Note

For December's labor force, a total of 2,203,251 people were counted, up 8,588 from the number recorded in November. The number of employed workers climbed by 1...


Tehran high-rise building collapses after fire

Firefighters had been battling the blaze for several hours before the collapse, which happened in a matter of seconds and was broadcast live on state television...


SA should condemn The Gambia democracy crisis: Human rights centre

The West African regional force, including tanks, moved into Gambia on Thursday evening and met no resistance. A senior Nigerian military source said this wee...


Rescuers find 6 survivors in Italy avalanche hotel

According to The New York Times some of the survivors, who had been trapped in the area above the hotel kitchen, had lit a fire to stay warm. The state-run n...


Tremors felt in Rome as three large earthquakes hit central Italy

The earthquakes, perceptible for several seconds in Rome , occurred in the area that was devastated in 2016 by three telluric movements. There are no reports s...


Is Trump Driving Canada into China's Clutches?

Trump advisers have publicly suggested that recognizing Taiwan and expanding military cooperation with the island may be possible given China's growing coloni...


Nayanthara Comes Out In Support Of Jallikattu

The Supreme Court had recently rejected a plea seeking to allow the controversial sport played during Pongal festival in Tamil Nadu and reserved its verdict on ...


Russian Federation keen to start dialogue with Trump on nuclear weapons

The documents claimed that Mr Trump had asked prostitutes to urinate on a bed in his suite at the Ritz Carlton, believing it was once used by President Obama an...


Mother who killed daughter for love marriage given death sentence

The court granted life-imprisonment to brother of the victim girl, Anees, over the charges of abetting his mother in killing his sister. Rana Mushtaq, a polic...


Social media explodes, local reaction strong to Trump-Lewis feud

Two years later, Lewis had his skull fractured during "Bloody Sunday", a peaceful civil rights protest in Selma, Alabama, that turned violent when state police ...


At Paris meeting, major powers to warn Trump over Middle East peace

In an Op-Ed published on Thursday in the New Zealand Herald, McCullay wrote: "At the heart of this whole debate is whether we will see a future in which two s...


Food Sales Up At Marks & Spencer In Third Quarter

Meanwhile M&S saw United Kingdom food and drink sales up 5.6%, with like-for-likes up 0.6% in the 13 weeks to 31 December, ahead of its total United Kingdom fig...


BuzzFeed 'Garbage' Merchandise Raises Money For Committee To Protect Journalists

And still another observed that CNN has been delegitimizing Trump's victory at the polls from day-1, by emphasizing Clinton's popular vote victory, and attribut...


Industrial output rises to 5.7 per cent despite demonetisation

The capital goods sector, which is seen as a key gauge of industrial activity, rose 15% in November compared to a decline of 24.4% in November 2015. "On the w...


French far-right leader Marine Le Pen visits Trump Tower

Reporters staking out the residence of Donald Trump spotted Ms. Le Pen having coffee with three men in the basement of Trump Tower. In November, Le Pen - who ...


Man Pays Sales Tax on SUV All in Pennies at DMV

Yet, to "prove a point" he called the number again and requested the private, unlisted numbers of nine other DMV offices in Virginia. According to Stafford's ...


Cyprus: Reunification Talks End Without A Deal

Turkish Cypriot President Mustafa Akinci and Greek Cypriot leader Nicos Anastasiades, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, UK Foreign Secretary Boris John...


Police arrest 15yo girl over death of 7yo child

The girl, who can not be named because of her age, said nothing during the eight-minute hearing as her solicitor answered questions about her name and address. ...


Iran decries twin terror attacks in Afghanistan

On the same day as the two attacks, seven people were killed in a Taliban attack on a security unit in the southern province of Helmand. Weeks said the Taliban ...


Southern Rail services halted for three days by strike

A nine-year-old boy has written to Southern Rail urging it to end the train strikes because he is exhausted of his parents coming home late. When asked by the...


USA sanctions five Russian officials for human rights abuses

The sanctions were part of the so-called Magnitsky Act, the list of personal sanctions imposed by the United States on several dozen Russian citizens allegedl...


American Man Charged for Attempted Assassination of US Diplomat to Mexico

A California man charged with attempted murder in connection with the shooting of a USA diplomat in Mexico will remain in custody pending a detention hearing sc...


British foreign minister arrives in USA to meet Trump advisers

The British foreign secretary is in NY and has met with Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner and incoming White House chief strategist Steve Bannon. On Monday Joh...