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Countries begin signing nuclear ban treaty at UN

Scores of police were soon on the scene but did not appear to be intent on brining the protest to a quick end. Passed on July 7, 2017, with 122 countries in f...


OECD upgrades eurozone and China growth forecasts; United Kingdom and U.S. unchanged

The OECD forecast that the economic growth in Euro area will be 2.1 percent this year while it will be 3.7 percent for G20 countries. In the United States, grow...


USGS says Mexico quake magnitude 7.1

The National Seismological Service has claimed that 45,000 people died in the 1985 natural disaster. Residents near UCLA reported feeling a sharp jolt followed ...


Scott pushing counties to remove Irma debris

How many do we open?" In other areas, days after Irma, a major hurricane, tore through Florida , residents are slowly returning to find ruins in some of the ...


Snap removes Al Jazeera channel in Saudi Arabia

The Wall Street Journal first reported the development late Sunday evening. Saudi Arabia, with its bulging youth population, is among the world's top users o...


London Southend offers free flights to passenger hit by Ryanair cancellations

A staffing blunder is thought to be responsible for the cancellations , which led to a tumble in Ryanair's share price. He has said all of those affected w...


Ryanair CEO vows damaging cancellation "mess" will not happen again

Ryanair , Europe's biggest airline by passenger numbers, canceled the flights because it had "messed up in the planning of pilot holidays". Mr O'Leary sai...


White House confirms Trump's plans to withdraw from Paris climate deal

The person familiar with Trump's thinking said he isn't expecting to cut a deal to remain in the Paris accord while he's at the General Assembly this week or an...


Sindhu defeats Okuhara, becomes the first Indian to win Korea Open Superseries

Meanwhile, Sindhu recovered from a mid-match slump to oust Minatsu Mitani of Japan 21-19, 16-21, 21-10.Mitani, who stunned world No.1 Tai Tzu Ying on Thursday...


Singapore F1 Grand Prix Preview

Nether-the-less, Vandoorne is hoping the safety auto, which has made an appearance in all of the previous nine Singapore Grand Prix , can aid their chances of ...


California bill protecting immigrants closer to approval

Senate Bill 149, which was introduced as a direct rebuke of President Trump's refusal to release his most recent tax returns, passed California's State Assembly...


Scientists bereft over end of Cassini's extraordinary mission

The mission helped planetary scientists discover water on some of Saturn's moons, opening up the possibility of life elsewhere in our solar system. Finish was...


Mamata expresses concern over plight of Rohingya Muslims

A crackdown by Myanmar's Army, launched in response to attacks by Rohingya militants on August 25, has pushed vast numbers of refugees from the stateless Musl...


Sir Richard Branson reveals extent of damage caused by Hurricane Irma

French President Emmanuel Macron is also visiting the region, and is expected to in St Martin later today, coinciding with a French military ship carrying sup...


Priyanka Chopra receives flak for calling Sikkim insurgency-hit

Some commented writing, "Little knowledge is risky." while another comment read, " Priyanka Chopra please get your facts correct, there has never been an insur...


Erdogan heralds S-400 missile deal with Russian Federation

The deal is said to be worth around $2.5 billion. "Mr. Putin [President Vladimir Putin] and myself are determined on this issue", he told Turkish journalists ...


Manatees rescued after Hurricane Irma left them stranded on Florida beach

However, bays and canals drained by Hurricane Irma's intense storm system were exactly the threats facing Florida's aquatic wildlife over the weekend, inclu...


US calls for UN Security Council vote on North Korea on Monday

North Korea on Monday threatened to "inflict pain and suffering" on the U.S., after Washington pushed for new sanctions against Pyongyang for its sixth nucle...


Hope Hicks Officially Named White House Communications Director

Hicks has been a constant presence with President Trump since he announced his campaign in June 2015. It appears the feeling is mutual. Lewandowski, accordin...


Cybersecurity Expert Warns Consumers To Be Wary Following Equifax Data Breach

The company is one of the three major bureaus that maintain databases of consumers' credit status, payment history and address information. If you are among t...


Harvey aid, debt on returning Congress' daunting to-do list

Paul's office noted that the United States Agency for International Development's (USAID) latest information shows that roughly $20 billion in unobligated forei...


House Approves Harvey Relief Bill Among Debt Ceiling Controversy

The bill also includes a debt ceiling extension to keep the government running until early December. The disaster aid package now includes over $15 billion in...


Trump's Mar-a-Lago Ordered to Evacuate

The historic estate is threatened by storm surge. " Landscaping, roofing, walls , painting, leaks, artwork in the-you know, the great tapestries, tiles, Spani...


Hurricane Irma Devastated Richard Branson's Private Island, But He's Safe

Branson is not alone, though. The billionaire businessman described the atmosphere on the island as "eerie but beautiful" as the record-breaking hurricane app...


Japan, S.Korea push Putin over Pyongyang sanctions

Speaking at a news conference in the White House in Washington , DC, on Thursday, Trump said a military action against Pyongyang is still on the table while ...


Losing Lalu out of question, says Rahul Gandhi; Bihar Congress lawmakers bemused

On being asked, why he did not participate in the meeting, he said,"I met Sonia and Rahul twice after Bihar CM Nitish Kumar dumped the Grand Alliance". He bel...


Amazon Intends To Spend $5 Billion In Second HQ In The US

The announcement is sure to attract proposals from cities around the nation, each looking to benefit from having Amazon in the vicinity. Strickland tweeted ...


Taysom Hill, Jordan Tripp among suprise cuts as Packers finalize roster

The 23-year-old Winnipegger was a priority free agent signing by the Packers in spring after a four-year career at the University of Manitoba. The Packers ...


Unexploded WW-II bomb found in Frankfurt, 65000 residents evacuated

If the bomb isn't defused, it could cause an explosion big enough to flatten a city block... a threat severe enough to cause the largest post-war evacuation ...


Trump threatens to stop trade with countries doing business with N. Korea

There was no independent confirmation that the detonation was a hydrogen bomb, rather than a less powerful atomic device, but Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yo...