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North Korea calls latest United Nations sanctions 'an act of war'

Tension has been rising over North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes, which it pursues in defiance of years of U.N. Security Council resolutions, with bell...


Christmas celebrated with gaiety in Udupi district

As I have loved you, so also you must love one another. It was an incredible experience. The arrival of Santa Claus added to the celebrations. "We played differ...


Woman killed by pit bulls outside her home

The call came in around 10:20 Sunday morning. A pair of pit bulls killed a woman and injured her husband on Christmas Eve at their Kentucky home. "That's wh...


Israel deports two Turkish citizens detained in Jerusalem protests

Israel is in touch with "at least ten countries" over the possible transfer of their embassies to Jerusalem after the United States recognised the city as Isr...


Palestinians die of wounds from Israel clashes in Gaza

There have been near daily protests across the Palestinian territories since Trump's controversial December 6 announcement that he would recognise Jerusalem as ...


Baltimore couple killed in Florida plane crash

The plane was engulfed in flames by the time fire rescue crews arrived, Polk County Fire Rescue spokeswoman Tina Mann said in a statement. Shannon-Worthington...


Lorde cancels Tel Aviv concert following Jerusalem recognition

Lorde ended her note saying, "tel aviv, it's been a dream of mine to visit this attractive part of the world for many years, and i'm truly sorry to reverse m...


Army Major, 3 Jawans Killed After Pakistan Violates Ceasefire In J&k

Five soldiers including a Major suffered injuries and evacuated to military hospital. Two soldiers were seriously wounded in the firing from across the LOC. A...


Israel remands Palestinian girl filmed slapping soldier in West Bank

Members of the Palestinian Tamimi family have a long history of attempting to stage confrontations with IDF soldiers, which they film and photograph to serve as...


Final Tax Bill: Biggest Cuts for the Middle

GOP holdouts, Senators Susan Collins (R-Maine), Mike Lee (R-Utah), and Marco Rubio (R-Florida) announced they will vote in favor, after securing concessions fro...


Australia's Catholic Church 'should end celibacy' among clergy, inquiry says

The inquiry heard previously that the Australian Catholic Church had paid A$276 million ($212 million) in compensation to thousands of child abuse victims since...


UN Security Council Considers Jerusalem Resolution

The Egyptian resolution does not mention the US or Trump by name but expresses " deep regret at recent decisions concerning the status of Jerusalem ". Still, di...


US VP Mike Pence once again delays Middle East visit

The trip was also slated to take place as Palestinians continue to protest President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, though the W...


Sydney man charged with acting as an agent for North Korea

The AFP will be holding a press conference at 11:00am to discuss the charges. Police allege he has broken both United Nations and Australian sanctions. "I t...


Mattis emphasizes diplomacy in dealing with Iran

Mattis told reporters at the Pentagon on December 15 that such evidence did not warrant an expanded military response from Washington. On Thursday, the U.S. "...


Autopsies underway for Canadian billionaires found dead

Barry Sherman, who was the chairman of generic drug company Apotex Inc, and his wife Honey Sherman were found inside a house near Bayview Avenue and Highway 401...


Muted Christmas in Nazareth in Protest Against Trump's Jerusalem Declaration

It is one of the holiest cities for Christians because it is where they believe Angel Gabriel told the Virgin Mary she would give birth to Jesus. "Our identit...


Not as cold tonight; cloudy skies through the weekend — FIRST ALERT FORECAST

Thursday will be another warm day in the mid to upper 60s, before another cold front comes through overnight and keeps temperatures cool on Friday . Monday , ...


OH man tried to trade chicken Alfredo, Sprite for sex with minor

He asked for a public defender and is due back in court January 3, court records show. The officer identified himself as a 15-year-old boy. The undercover cop t...


US Marine Helicopter In Okinawa Loses Windshield Over School

Okinawans have long complained of fears and anxiety regarding US military aircraft operating from the island. Right now, Okinawa authorities and police are lo...


Facing Lawmakers, DAG Rosenstein Goes to Bat for Mueller

Strok and Ms. Page referred to the president as an "utter idiot, ' a 'loathsome human, ' and 'awful" while continually praising Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rod...


Italy to declare energy emergency after Austrian explosion cuts off gas supply

Claudio Descalzi, the CEO of Italian oil and gas company Eni, said that industry operators can compensate even if the interruption continues for weeks and are...


United Nations call to help refugees in Libya

Amnesty said it had video and other documentary evidence that a boat donated by Italy was involved in an interception operation in which up to 50 people drowned...


Real Madrid planning swap deal for Mohamed Salah

Salah, who arrived on Merseyside this summer from Roma , is Liverpool's most expensive signing ever and also probably the buy of the summer. Other contende...


US Soldier Who Defected to North Korea in 1965 Dies

While in the secretive state, where he taught English to soldiers and portrayed an evil U.S. spy in a propaganda film, Mr Jenkins met and married Hitomi Soga, a...



North Korea, UN Agree to Communicate Regularly

The visit by Feltman, an American citizen and former State Department official, comes just after Pyongyang's launch of its most advanced missile to date. A to...


ICE arrests 27 in West Michigan

Immigration and Customs Enforcement Thomas Homan, right, accompanied by U.S. Customs and Border Protection Acting Deputy Commissioner Ronald Vitiello, left, spe...


Singapore Airlines Decides to Reroute Flights as Measure against N. Korea Missiles

Fears of a North Korean missile accidentally obliterating a passenger plane during one of Kim Jong Un's unannounced, uncoordinated rocket launches prompted at l...


Mueller subpoenas bank records in Russian Federation probe

Specific requests of the bank were not immediately clear but ABC News has previously reported Deutsche Bank loaned the Trump Organization more than $ 300 mill...